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SharonRB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-26-07 12:17 PM
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12. Sounds like this was totally a party-line vote
We needed 60 votes, but only got a simple majority.
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  -Senate Republicans block union bill sinkingfeeling  Jun-26-07 11:47 AM   #0 
  - nasty  ananda   Jun-26-07 11:49 AM   #1 
  - They Don't HAte American Workers  atreides1   Jun-26-07 11:49 AM   #2 
  - Yeah, where does Congress get its really big bucks?  barb162   Jun-26-07 01:11 PM   #18 
     - Well, the *really* disgusting thing  tbyg52   Jun-27-07 04:31 AM   #50 
  - I would like to know which corrupt dems votes with the pigs  Acadia Blue   Jun-26-07 11:50 AM   #3 
  - Only as many as were needed.  redqueen   Jun-26-07 11:51 AM   #5 
  - Huh? It was 51-48  Norquist Nemesis   Jun-26-07 11:53 AM   #6 
  - That makes sense  barb162   Jun-26-07 01:13 PM   #19 
  - Sounds like this was totally a party-line vote  SharonRB   Jun-26-07 12:17 PM   #12 
  - Why? Because American Workers take "their money"  Norquist Nemesis   Jun-26-07 11:50 AM   #4 
  - 'Tis hard to believe people are so ignorant!  0007   Jun-26-07 12:01 PM   #7 
  - triple-o 7 is spot on with the comment...  dwp6577   Jun-26-07 12:12 PM   #9 
  - COCKSUCKERS!!!!!!!  dkofos   Jun-26-07 12:11 PM   #8 
  - HEY!  ldf   Jun-26-07 07:20 PM   #36 
  - Can somebody explain to me how a public process of election helps  wienerdoggie   Jun-26-07 12:14 PM   #10 
  - I am curious, too  Malidictus Maximus   Jun-26-07 02:35 PM   #28 
  - IIRC The secret Ballot was to prevent Corp abuse  One_Life_To_Give   Jun-26-07 03:05 PM   #30 
  - The "secret ballot'  vpilot   Jun-26-07 02:58 PM   #29 
  - and we should not consider the secret ballot sacred  ldf   Jun-26-07 07:26 PM   #37 
  - This bill did not eliminate secret elections, that was Rep counter spin  Omaha Steve   Jun-27-07 05:44 AM   #51 
  - Straight down party lines.  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Jun-26-07 12:17 PM   #11 
  - only specter crossed the party line. so sad. eom  ellenfl   Jun-26-07 12:27 PM   #14 
  - Yep  dbackjon   Jun-26-07 01:54 PM   #23 
     - Huh?  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Jun-26-07 02:02 PM   #24 
        - Pretty sure that was sarcasm  Chulanowa   Jun-27-07 03:34 AM   #49 
        - Sarcasm, indeed  dbackjon   Jun-28-07 11:40 AM   #58 
  - Typical. nt  spotbird   Jun-26-07 12:19 PM   #13 
  - I'm pretty pissed right here...  thoughtanarchist   Jun-26-07 12:48 PM   #15 
  - That would assume we have a liberal media  knight_of_the_star   Jun-26-07 12:54 PM   #16 
  - How the hell did the Republican Congress ever pass their tax cuts?  denverbill   Jun-26-07 01:00 PM   #17 
  - Try Civics 101 next time. It takes 60 votes for 'cloture'... cutting off debate and getting that  sinkingfeeling   Jun-26-07 01:44 PM   #21 
  - Try reading my post next time.  denverbill   Jun-26-07 05:34 PM   #32 
  - I have always wondered why so many were anti-Dem  Frances   Jun-26-07 05:21 PM   #31 
  - It doesn't take 60 to get the bill passed.  denverbill   Jun-26-07 05:37 PM   #33 
     - Thanks for the correction  Frances   Jun-26-07 07:11 PM   #35 
        - Well, that's up to the Republicans then.  denverbill   Jun-27-07 10:14 AM   #52 
           - I hear you  Frances   Jun-27-07 03:28 PM   #56 
  - DING DING DING! Denverbill, you're our grand prize winner!  rocknation   Jun-27-07 11:39 AM   #53 
  - This should be the second bill up for consideration for the next Democratic president.  Heaven and Earth   Jun-26-07 01:19 PM   #20 
  - God damn them  dbackjon   Jun-26-07 01:54 PM   #22 
  - Maybe now the unions will work harder to elect more Dems so we can get the bill passed? n/t  IanDB1   Jun-26-07 02:03 PM   #25 
  - Susan Collins, the union brothers and sisters in Maine will remember this vote  MaineDem   Jun-26-07 02:04 PM   #26 
  - Damm!!  rodeodance   Jun-26-07 02:21 PM   #27 
  - Hypocrites  last_texas_dem   Jun-26-07 06:57 PM   #34 
  - One of these fucking years we'll have a 60 vote majority  DainBramaged   Jun-26-07 08:00 PM   #38 
  - For the same fucking reason they hate America!  lonestarnot   Jun-26-07 08:16 PM   #39 
  - Everything the Rethugs veto puts another nail in their coffin for '08.  rocknation   Jun-26-07 08:30 PM   #40 
  - Since when did Secret Ballots become a bad thing for labor?  rcdean   Jun-26-07 08:42 PM   #41 
  - The bill is not against secret ballots.  athena   Jun-28-07 04:57 PM   #60 
  - Senate Republicans Block Labor Bill  Omaha Steve   Jun-26-07 10:37 PM   #42 
  - WTF happened to the disdain the GOP had for the filibuster?  Vincardog   Jun-26-07 10:37 PM   #43 
  - We have to make sure......  Green Mountain Dem   Jun-26-07 10:37 PM   #44 
  - This is a dupe of an earlier story  Omaha Steve   Jun-26-07 10:37 PM   #45 
  - Your headline should be repeated all over the country.  OHdem10   Jun-26-07 10:37 PM   #46 
  - Dems don't seem to be any match for the rethuglican  Middle finga   Jun-26-07 10:37 PM   #47 
  - Remember when Tom Daschle was an "obstructionist"  NI4NI   Jun-26-07 10:37 PM   #48 
  - Would someone mind explaining to me what the problem is  JerseygirlCT   Jun-27-07 11:42 AM   #54 
     - Need explanation too. I thought a secret ballot allows to express persons preferences better ...  SergeyDovlatov   Jun-27-07 01:31 PM   #55 
     - There's no problem with it and the bill doesn't eliminate it  Norquist Nemesis   Jun-28-07 10:52 AM   #57 
        - Ok, thanks! nt  JerseygirlCT   Jun-28-07 01:36 PM   #59 
 

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