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me b zola Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-29-06 01:02 PM
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41. There was a firery debate on the floor of the House late last night
Charlie Rangel, Maxine Waters, and several others did not mince words when agruing against the repub's election year ploy.

Here's a link to the thread as several of us watched the debate as it occurred, it gives you the flavor of the debate:

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  -House Approves Minimum Wage Increase cal04  Jul-29-06 01:12 AM   #0 
  - Those  Breeze54   Jul-29-06 01:14 AM   #1 
  - Do I predict another *pub landslide  smtpgirl   Jul-29-06 01:52 AM   #11 
     - The trouble is they are the least likely voters  Toots   Jul-29-06 08:57 AM   #25 
        - I beg your pardon, but poor people don't have the market cornered  notadmblnd   Jul-29-06 09:21 AM   #27 
        - I agree, notadmblnd, and don't understand how one could  babylonsister   Jul-29-06 10:07 AM   #33 
           - well I don't think it's going to pass in the Senate  notadmblnd   Jul-29-06 10:16 AM   #34 
        - How superior you must be to all of us!  Breeze54   Jul-29-06 09:46 AM   #31 
        - They have to wait longer at the voting line...  gorbal   Jul-30-06 08:16 AM   #49 
  - I really wish they could not combine stuff like this.  uppityperson   Jul-29-06 01:20 AM   #2 
  - The democrats tried to run with it without the payoff to the rich  Erika   Jul-29-06 01:22 AM   #4 
     - yes and indeed. I just wish there was, well, a rule to make this not happe  uppityperson   Jul-29-06 01:33 AM   #7 
     - Bush can use a signing statement to make it illegal. Well,  valerief   Jul-29-06 01:56 AM   #14 
     - Only way to expose their bullshit is to NOT SHOW UP FOR VOTE  halobeam   Jul-29-06 10:23 AM   #35 
  - Giving the working class a few bucks  Erika   Jul-29-06 01:20 AM   #3 
  - It sounds like this bill is DOA in the Senate. Repukes knew it would be.  w4rma   Jul-29-06 01:56 AM   #13 
  - This is only election year the repugs can say they  cry baby   Jul-29-06 01:25 AM   #5 
  - Repugs can try, but they look like liars. (nt)  w4rma   Jul-29-06 01:51 AM   #10 
  - There's my DINO voting with the Republicans again  Xeric   Jul-29-06 01:29 AM   #6 
  - I agree that Bean is a total idiot  brentspeak   Jul-29-06 09:43 AM   #30 
  - Mine too.  Lasher   Jul-29-06 10:23 AM   #36 
  - The language of this article stinks  Steve_DeShazer   Jul-29-06 01:40 AM   #8 
  - I only hope the democrats come out hard hitting  Erika   Jul-29-06 01:49 AM   #9 
  - I despise AP editors who write the headlines.  w4rma   Jul-29-06 01:54 AM   #12 
  - We must be diligent and vigilant about those who frame our news.  countmyvote4real   Jul-29-06 02:37 AM   #16 
  - AP doesn't write headlines  Oeditpus Rex   Jul-29-06 02:44 AM   #17 
     - The AP wrote this headline. Not "Yahoo". And it's likely the same  w4rma   Jul-29-06 04:39 AM   #21 
  - strange how Democrats in Congress are sooo eager to help!!  flaminbats   Jul-29-06 02:01 AM   #15 
  - minimum wage for maximum taxcut?  radfringe   Jul-29-06 02:55 AM   #18 
  - Some great Democrat ad's are going to expose this trick by the GOP  jseankil   Jul-29-06 02:56 AM   #19 
  - The mild threat there...  skids   Jul-29-06 09:05 AM   #26 
  - I hope so!  calico1   Jul-29-06 10:24 AM   #37 
  - It's a fraud  MSchreader   Jul-29-06 03:18 AM   #20 
  - This is going to hurt Repugs  LizW   Jul-29-06 06:48 AM   #22 
  - we need to shout "up or down vote on min wage alone"  bronxiteforever   Jul-29-06 06:55 AM   #23 
  - There was a firery debate on the floor of the House late last night  me b zola   Jul-29-06 01:02 PM   #41 
  - Although I would MUCH rather have seen the original Dem minimum wage bill  WePurrsevere   Jul-29-06 07:44 AM   #24 
  - It would be difficult to reinstate the Estate Tax later.  Lasher   Jul-29-06 11:18 AM   #39 
     - Thank you for the info. Giving tax cuts to the rich while cutting funds  WePurrsevere   Jul-29-06 01:26 PM   #42 
        - I couldn't agree more.  Lasher   Jul-30-06 02:05 AM   #46 
           - Excellent points in your article! I've bookmarked both that & Zfacts.  WePurrsevere   Jul-30-06 07:45 AM   #47 
              - Amen, sister!!  Lasher   Jul-30-06 12:26 PM   #51 
                 - I'd truly appreciate a heads up if you do. Soc Sec is another topic  WePurrsevere   Jul-30-06 02:24 PM   #52 
  - Is it true that this bill contains language to abolish overtime?  fifthgendem   Jul-29-06 09:37 AM   #28 
  - Fueled by intense lobbying by farmers and small business owners????  brentspeak   Jul-29-06 09:41 AM   #29 
  - Disgusting (nt)  stepnw1f   Jul-29-06 10:03 AM   #32 
  - Bill Passed With House Under "Martial Law"; NYTimes, no mention  GuvWurld   Jul-29-06 10:28 AM   #38 
  - Does it strike anyone as strange that the GOP doesn't seem in the least  Dover   Jul-29-06 12:57 PM   #40 
  - The Republicans' less wealthy base is less wealthy BECAUSE  Chulanowa   Jul-29-06 02:13 PM   #43 
  - Bill Maher had a good response to that.  CBHagman   Jul-29-06 02:45 PM   #45 
  - They don't have much of a poor base  gorbal   Jul-30-06 08:24 AM   #50 
  - Remind me it an election year? n/t  Earth_First   Jul-29-06 02:32 PM   #44 
  - The Republicans keep outdoing themselves on the asshole meter.  Vinca   Jul-30-06 07:57 AM   #48 
  - Geez, even the title of the bill shows their priorities  mvd   Jul-30-06 03:43 PM   #53 

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