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fujiyama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-06-07 11:04 PM
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64. Republicans' use of the filibuster
prove him absolutely right.

The Dems didn't use it once when they were in the minority. Now republicans have on a NON BINDING resolution, which means they will on just about anything else.

It's also been seemingly impossible to keep Dems in line with regards to many votes - often times you have turncoats like Landreiu and Nelson (NE), that go the other way.

Though in the case of the Iraq war debate, I don't think any Dems switched over, unless you consider Lieberman a dem.
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  -BREAKING: Feingold Excoriates Fellow Dems for Failing to 'Play Hardball' in Ending Iraq War BradBlog  Feb-05-07 07:31 PM   #0 
  - President Feingold?  zonkers   Feb-05-07 07:33 PM   #1 
  - This man has to take control of the Democratic Senate...  oldtimecanuk   Feb-05-07 07:34 PM   #2 
  - Harry Reid has to go  montanacowboy   Feb-05-07 07:39 PM   #3 
  - I do love this guy, but what the hell was that with Byrd?  oldtimecanuk   Feb-05-07 07:44 PM   #5 
  - Seconded! Reid must go - Feingold is the true leader, he walks the talk.  gulfcoastliberal   Feb-05-07 08:37 PM   #9 
     - Thirded (?) though i will make no comments about Reid's looks.  Tom Joad   Feb-05-07 08:49 PM   #12 
  - Amen.  youngdem   Feb-05-07 08:47 PM   #11 
  - Reid needs to go.  Megahurtz   Feb-06-07 03:37 PM   #55 
  - even though have durbin and obama as senators  madrchsod   Feb-05-07 07:41 PM   #4 
  - Well he's right! Washington DC sucks! Is our Gov't BROKEN?  goforit   Feb-05-07 07:48 PM   #6 
  - I'm gonna be really nitpicky  dotcosm   Feb-05-07 07:56 PM   #7 
  - Cuzeeza  Jackpine Radical   Feb-05-07 08:44 PM   #10 
     - True, Jackpine, but he's a Rhodes Scholar cheesehead  sybylla   Feb-06-07 09:28 AM   #42 
  - Presidential material.  truthisfreedom   Feb-05-07 08:01 PM   #8 
  - The "non-binding" measure was not just that, but also an re-endorsement of the war.  Tom Joad   Feb-05-07 08:52 PM   #13 
  - After reading that....I think the Senate shouldn't pass any "Resolutions" but move onto De-funding  KoKo01   Feb-05-07 09:55 PM   #22 
     - And which 19 Republican Senators do you suppose will vote for that?  SaveElmer   Feb-05-07 09:57 PM   #24 
     - We need to get congress on record to oppose the war, a resolution supporting current troop levels is  Tom Joad   Feb-06-07 10:55 AM   #47 
        - A vote on the resolution...  SaveElmer   Feb-06-07 12:05 PM   #48 
           - Russ has done his part the ball is now in our court.  Randy Ranger   Feb-06-07 05:30 PM   #58 
     - Halliburton needs to protect it's investment.....  fNord   Feb-06-07 12:23 PM   #49 
  - "Fear and timidity" He's absolutely right. They are in  LibDemAlways   Feb-05-07 08:52 PM   #14 
  - Name names, Sen. Feingold....Call them out!  bvar22   Feb-05-07 08:53 PM   #15 
  - Thank you, Russ.  Vidar   Feb-05-07 08:53 PM   #16 
  - Feingold has balls  undeterred   Feb-05-07 09:05 PM   #17 
  - Dems better enjoy themselves in office while they can  eagler   Feb-05-07 09:36 PM   #18 
  - Useless criticism..  SaveElmer   Feb-05-07 09:47 PM   #19 
  - how is it useless, do you think that his fellow democrats can do no wrong?  Raydawg1234   Feb-06-07 03:55 AM   #32 
     - Nope...  SaveElmer   Feb-06-07 07:50 AM   #39 
  - Bless Feingold. He takes the outside position and keeps at it.  aquart   Feb-05-07 09:47 PM   #20 
  - That's My Senator, and I LOVE Him!  Dinger   Feb-05-07 09:50 PM   #21 
  - He's absolutely correct. If Dems can't stand up to "Bush" how can we fight "terror."  mzmolly   Feb-05-07 09:57 PM   #23 
  - Sorry to go off topic, but...  Lil Red   Feb-06-07 07:08 AM   #36 
     - Check this thread...  Concerned GA Voter   Feb-06-07 09:43 AM   #43 
  - I concur.  Prisoner_Number_Six   Feb-05-07 10:00 PM   #25 
  - Thanks Russ!  pstans   Feb-05-07 10:57 PM   #26 
  - Will Lieberman & the Rightwing pundits call Russ "angry" and "partisan"?  Larkspur   Feb-05-07 11:04 PM   #27 
  - TAKE TO THE STREETS !!!!! BANG YUR POTS AND PANS  annm4peace   Feb-05-07 11:27 PM   #29 
     - geez, these jerks just don't get it, we are totally being ignored  alyce douglas   Feb-06-07 07:48 AM   #38 
  - DU Members Didn't Help ...  USA_1   Feb-05-07 11:23 PM   #28 
  - Ratchet it back on the accusations, please.  DemItAllAnyway   Feb-06-07 04:07 AM   #33 
  - I'm sorry, but how do you know that they didn't?  Lil Red   Feb-06-07 06:59 AM   #35 
  - I am impressed  Sherman A1   Feb-06-07 03:16 PM   #53 
  - Lehrer News Hr. was reporting this Res. may have to wait 1-3 WEEKS IF  rodeodance   Feb-06-07 02:53 AM   #30 
  - i wish  faithnotgreed   Feb-06-07 03:11 AM   #31 
  - Why no PROFILES IN COURAGE??? Has Rove scared everyone?  cassiepriam   Feb-06-07 06:33 AM   #34 
  - read it ...Loved it!!!  gasperc   Feb-06-07 07:39 AM   #37 
  - Very good. (nt)  w4rma   Feb-06-07 08:04 AM   #40 
  - well, its about time someone did  HuffleClaw   Feb-06-07 08:05 AM   #41 
  - Thank you my dear home Senator for being a patriot when others  schmuls   Feb-06-07 09:44 AM   #44 
  - Thank you Sen Feingold! And a hearty thank you to the voters of WI. -eom  Justitia   Feb-06-07 09:52 AM   #45 
  - Thank you Senator Feingold!  redqueen   Feb-06-07 10:44 AM   #46 
  - Thank you, Russ  Laurab   Feb-06-07 12:57 PM   #50 
  - And thank You brad  Mrspeeker   Feb-06-07 01:02 PM   #51 
  - Russ just needs to relax, take his soma, and go with the flow. :)  Casablanca   Feb-06-07 02:11 PM   #52 
  - He's SO Right. n/t  Megahurtz   Feb-06-07 03:33 PM   #54 
  - I would love to see Feingold drafted  Time for change   Feb-06-07 04:13 PM   #56 
  - OMFG, Feingold! I can't BREATH!  PassingFair   Feb-06-07 05:05 PM   #57 
  - They still need 60 votes at the end of the day to get anything done. Right?  gratefultobelib   Feb-06-07 06:52 PM   #59 
  - D.L.C.  PassingFair   Feb-06-07 06:56 PM   #60 
     - I guess I'm a little clueless. I thought the previous administration people  gratefultobelib   Feb-06-07 07:09 PM   #61 
        - A bit simplistic, but close.  PassingFair   Feb-06-07 10:05 PM   #63 
  - Do what Russ says!  Contrite   Feb-06-07 07:17 PM   #62 
  - Republicans' use of the filibuster  fujiyama   Feb-06-07 11:04 PM   #64 

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