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damntexdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-03-07 11:44 AM
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7. What's he going to do: charge them with contempt of president?
Congress should instead stay in session and impeach Gonzo, Cheney, and Dubya, in that order.
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  -Bush says Congress must stay in session until it passes new spying law Purveyor  Aug-03-07 11:32 AM   #0 
  - How many months has  jimshoes   Aug-03-07 11:37 AM   #1 
  - they need to spy on more Dem congress critters  48percenter   Aug-03-07 11:41 AM   #5 
  - Because they are just trying to shove it through without review.  MidwestTransplant   Aug-03-07 11:42 AM   #6 
  - FISA amendment  dglow   Aug-03-07 04:07 PM   #38 
  - As long as they're in session, I'd rather they impeach his chimpy ass  donkeyotay   Aug-03-07 05:41 PM   #58 
  - Yep, if the congress is in session, NO RECESS appointments!!  smtpgirl   Aug-03-07 07:01 PM   #79 
  - Welcome to DU, dglow.  Qutzupalotl   Aug-03-07 05:59 PM   #63 
  - Welcome to DU dlgow!  Oregonian   Aug-03-07 06:22 PM   #69 
  - Welcome to DU dglow  Maraya1969   Aug-03-07 06:34 PM   #72 
  - Do you have a link for some of those facts?  creeksneakers2   Aug-03-07 06:54 PM   #76 
  - Not only phone calls, but e-mails and any web sites, ...  aggiesal   Aug-03-07 07:52 PM   #90 
  - Welcome to DU!  CaliforniaPeggy   Aug-03-07 07:23 PM   #83 
  - welcome to DU dglow, your post is spot on!!  alyce douglas   Aug-03-07 07:24 PM   #84 
  - ACLU link to make things easy here  bonito   Aug-03-07 07:56 PM   #91 
  - Now that's what I call a great first post!! Welcome aboard dglow.  Auntie Bush   Aug-03-07 10:33 PM   #143 
  - Why...  dickbearton   Aug-03-07 06:29 PM   #70 
  - How dare the Dems not pass a law allowing Bush to spy on them!  Roland99   Aug-03-07 11:37 AM   #2 
  - Gee! The uniter is just trying to save our sorry asses!!  0007   Aug-03-07 12:00 PM   #10 
  - Can he order them to do things like that?  bamacrat   Aug-03-07 11:40 AM   #3 
  - Don't be silly, he has no such control whatsoever.  Kagemusha   Aug-03-07 11:41 AM   #4 
  - And he's just the bully to do it, too.  damntexdem   Aug-03-07 11:45 AM   #8 
     - Like all bullies, he's a cowardly little pants-shitter on the inside  Spiffarino   Aug-03-07 03:25 PM   #28 
        - But what if  The Wizard   Aug-03-07 05:41 PM   #59 
  - No, but he can call the full Congress back or else just one house, unfortuately.  nealmhughes   Aug-03-07 04:26 PM   #46 
  - it was probably on a "signing statement" ...  zbdent   Aug-04-07 02:29 PM   #147 
  - What's he going to do: charge them with contempt of president?  damntexdem   Aug-03-07 11:44 AM   #7 
  - Amen!  Demeter   Aug-03-07 11:50 AM   #9 
  - Dont' stop there, Take em all down  angryxyouth   Aug-03-07 04:40 PM   #49 
     - You are so right.  dickbearton   Aug-03-07 07:04 PM   #80 
  - Tyler says Bush must suck my dick...  Tyler Durden   Aug-03-07 12:03 PM   #11 
  - Beth says Bush should go cut brush. Grown ups are trying to work here. nt  sfexpat2000   Aug-03-07 03:31 PM   #29 
  - If the dems were smart, they'd stay  zalinda   Aug-03-07 12:05 PM   #12 
  - No Recess Appointments!  momster   Aug-03-07 12:16 PM   #15 
  - Exactly stay through all the holidays and force the  pokercat999   Aug-03-07 06:30 PM   #71 
  - I agree there might be more to gain by staying at this point  JerseygirlCT   Aug-03-07 01:41 PM   #24 
  - yep, and they should let those subpoenas fly!  soothsayer   Aug-03-07 07:33 PM   #86 
  - If this piece of human excrement  Bitwit1234   Aug-03-07 12:06 PM   #13 
  - Isn't Bush on vacation right now?  Spiffarino   Aug-03-07 12:13 PM   #14 
  - LOL. "We're staying, Mr. President. Perhaps you should do the same"  JerseygirlCT   Aug-03-07 01:41 PM   #25 
  - But...but...they need to go clear brush! nt  eppur_se_muova   Aug-03-07 12:16 PM   #16 
  - Bush wants to keep Gonzalez....  DeSwiss   Aug-03-07 12:21 PM   #17 
  - Sez Pelosi: "You're not the boss of me!"  Prisoner_Number_Six   Aug-03-07 12:21 PM   #18 
  - I doubt she will  knight_of_the_star   Aug-03-07 12:27 PM   #19 
  - maybe george and nancy should go on another double fucking date  orleans   Aug-03-07 12:28 PM   #20 
  - This debate is just now starting on c-span.......  0007   Aug-03-07 12:38 PM   #21 
  - Congress can recess if they want to......  humbled_opinion   Aug-03-07 01:39 PM   #22 
  - When in his entire life has he ever worked "hard and in good faith"? nt  JerseygirlCT   Aug-03-07 01:40 PM   #23 
  - When has he ever worked hard OR in good faith???  Lionel Mandrake   Aug-03-07 06:56 PM   #77 
  - I'm sad to say my original reply was wrong.  Kagemusha   Aug-03-07 03:09 PM   #26 
  - Exactly!  avrdream   Aug-03-07 06:36 PM   #74 
  - I just called Rep. Heath Shuler (NC11)  Spiffarino   Aug-03-07 03:23 PM   #27 
  - they should ignore him like he ignores them  Marnieworld   Aug-03-07 03:43 PM   #30 
  - Indeed!  Deep13   Aug-03-07 03:53 PM   #32 
  - FYI Art. II, sec. 3  Deep13   Aug-03-07 03:48 PM   #31 
  - Who gets to define extraordinary occasions?  LiberalFighter   Aug-03-07 10:16 PM   #139 
     - I heard Mr. Shitferbrains on the radio.  Deep13   Aug-03-07 10:24 PM   #141 
        - Who will be Brutus and the Roman Senators involved in the plot?  LiberalFighter   Aug-03-07 10:58 PM   #144 
           - My guess is Bird, Feingold and Kennedy. nt  Deep13   Aug-03-07 11:21 PM   #145 
              - I thought Brutus was a close friend of Ceasar  LiberalFighter   Aug-04-07 08:33 AM   #146 
                 - Only in Shakespeare. nt  Deep13   Aug-04-07 09:15 PM   #152 
  - If he forces Congress to do this, doesn't it make him a Dictator?  sarcasmo   Aug-03-07 03:55 PM   #33 
  - YES, THIS MAKES HIM A DICTATOR. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Aug-03-07 06:13 PM   #65 
     - No, it makes him playing games in interpreting Article II Section 3 of the USC...  DRoseDARs   Aug-04-07 07:53 PM   #151 
  - Boy King PR stunt  Hobbs   Aug-03-07 03:57 PM   #34 
  - DON'T YOU DARE MEET BECAUSE GEORGE SAYS YOU MUST.  YEBBA   Aug-03-07 03:58 PM   #35 
  - No, MEET, but don't cover his agenda. Keep holding investigations. HOIST him in his own petard. nt  glitch   Aug-03-07 06:20 PM   #68 
  - Well, I said this would happen the other day  Hydra   Aug-03-07 04:06 PM   #36 
  - Repubs won't like it either  Blue Gardener   Aug-03-07 04:06 PM   #37 
  - he doesn't care about his party, this is all about him and cheney  alyce douglas   Aug-03-07 07:28 PM   #85 
  - He can't take vacation  votesomemore   Aug-03-07 04:15 PM   #39 
  - If that's so, then  zbdent   Aug-04-07 02:36 PM   #149 
  - Bush sounds like a time-sharing salesman.  The Backlash Cometh   Aug-03-07 04:16 PM   #40 
  - Bush officials argue for new spy powers  superconnected   Aug-03-07 04:17 PM   #41 
  - 'The Bush administration....  xxqqqzme   Aug-03-07 04:17 PM   #42 
  - No it DOES NOT ...  BearSquirrel2   Aug-03-07 08:16 PM   #93 
  - Bush Admin misusing story of a soldier's death?  heraldsqure   Aug-03-07 04:26 PM   #47 
  - Oh, now I see  Hydra   Aug-03-07 04:42 PM   #50 
     - You are not crazy for reading it that way  donkeyotay   Aug-03-07 05:37 PM   #57 
        - Thanks for that  Hydra   Aug-03-07 05:45 PM   #61 
  - Bush pushes, congress refuses to be pushed, 'terror attack' happens,  Nay   Aug-03-07 04:23 PM   #43 
  - Yes, I was thinking the same thing before I got to your post....  rfranklin   Aug-03-07 04:43 PM   #51 
  - Yes Mastah whatever you say Bush sounds like  lovuian   Aug-03-07 04:24 PM   #44 
  - Give Him Half of It. Stay in Session and Impeach Him Over FISA Violations n/t  Wiley50   Aug-03-07 04:25 PM   #45 
  - Perverse Paradox. BushCo warning of possible ter'rist threat on Capitol Hill over Congress Recess  chill_wind   Aug-03-07 04:34 PM   #48 
  - Bush doesn't obey laws anyway - and hasn't he been vacationing  dmordue   Aug-03-07 04:45 PM   #52 
  - I say that they SHOULD stay in session, and  rateyes   Aug-03-07 04:45 PM   #53 
  - FU *  alyce douglas   Aug-03-07 04:56 PM   #54 
  - What About a Trade?  eringer   Aug-03-07 05:01 PM   #55 
  - Uh-uh!  Hydra   Aug-03-07 05:49 PM   #62 
  - how about if we impeach gonzo, cheney, and shrubby dubby?  soothsayer   Aug-03-07 07:35 PM   #87 
  - Sure, stay in session -- no recess appointments for Bush n/t  SteppingRazor   Aug-03-07 05:03 PM   #56 
  - what becomes of legitimizing a wanna-be tyrant  Solly Mack   Aug-03-07 05:45 PM   #60 
  - Congress should tell the President that they will stay in session, BUT...  liberal N proud   Aug-03-07 06:12 PM   #64 
  - Exactly. nt.  glitch   Aug-03-07 06:18 PM   #67 
  - Bush plays infantile politics again  HughMoran   Aug-03-07 06:16 PM   #66 
  - Best defense is a good offense...  betrue2meonly   Aug-03-07 06:35 PM   #73 
  - The man who took Aug 2001 off after hearing the country would be attacked  TOJ   Aug-03-07 06:37 PM   #75 
  - Congress must stay, UNTIL they can give GWDouchebag  smtpgirl   Aug-03-07 07:00 PM   #78 
  - Correct me if Im wrong.........  OwnedByFerrets   Aug-03-07 07:19 PM   #81 
  - Last I looked...  Tab   Aug-03-07 07:22 PM   #82 
  - They'll come back when the Iraqi Parliament does. How's that, Chimpface?  Lastlaughin08   Aug-03-07 07:36 PM   #88 
  - My email to Pelosi demanding they deny Bush this amendment. Where's yours.  reprobate   Aug-03-07 07:44 PM   #89 
  - Why the rush?  Dj13Francis   Aug-03-07 08:14 PM   #92 
  - Since they are back in session  kevinore   Aug-03-07 08:17 PM   #94 
  - Bush: Congress must stay until surveillance law upgraded [Bush orders]  spotbird   Aug-03-07 10:08 PM   #95 
  - Just the Dictator doing his dictating. I imagine the Dems will meekly comply.  kestrel91316   Aug-03-07 10:08 PM   #96 
  - Absolutely they will.  spotbird   Aug-03-07 10:08 PM   #98 
  - Great, those subpoenas can be acted on!  Warren Stupidity   Aug-03-07 10:08 PM   #97 
  - Less then zero. nt  spotbird   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #100 
  - Let's call it, oh, I dunno, the Long Parliament  DavidD   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #99 
  - Brilliant. (I wonder how many DUers get the reference?) -nt  coalition_unwilling   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #116 
  - Here's hoping Bush winds up like King Charles.  Vidar   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #121 
     - He's stubborn, like Charles  DavidD   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #122 
  - This is just to cover his impeachable ass!  peabody71   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #101 
  - Yep, holding Congress hostage to make his crimes legal  havocmom   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #105 
     - Gee, Think They'd Get Ticked Off Enough To...I Don't Know...IMPEACH Already?  Demeter   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #126 
  - CALL DC - Call your Senators and tell them TO STAY IN DC and NOT PASS * stupid bill  IndyOp   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #102 
  - Cornyn and Hutchison will be right up shrub's butt on this one  texastoast   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #103 
  - No apology is necessary!  Wwagsthedog   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #132 
  - That Reid thing might just be a rumor.  spotbird   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #104 
  - It might just be a rumor... It is on U.S. News & World Report website...  IndyOp   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #110 
     - Yeah, but there is  spotbird   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #114 
        - Agreed. (n/t)  IndyOp   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #115 
  - often enough that BY TRADITION (not law), he can make no recess appt.  Lance_Boyle   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #108 
  - What would he have to do "by law" - have daily pro forma sessions? (n/t)  IndyOp   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #112 
  - Has Reid really done that?  truedelphi   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #128 
  - Will the idiot have to stay in Washington and miss his August vacation? That sounds unlikely.  FreeStateDemocrat   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #106 
  - Cool  Speaker   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #107 
  - I don't think he has the right to hold congress in session.  Bitwit1234   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #109 
  - Yep  Speaker   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #113 
     - "he may adjourn them to such time as he shall think proper"  geomon666   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #120 
     - So why didn't he pull this stunt last year  zbdent   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #134 
        - Better yet, why wasn't the eavesdropping on foreigners priority one right after 9/11?  LiberalFighter   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #137 
           - He was too busy flying Osama bin Laden's family  zbdent   Aug-04-07 02:35 PM   #148 
  - Bu*h has an agenda, and I guarantee it's bad for the people of the US. n/t  Zorra   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #111 
  - No doubt about it. nt  spotbird   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #118 
  - So would this extended stay count as another, er, "stunt" by the Democrats like the all-nighter?  DRoseDARs   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #117 
  - Of course since the three branches are an equal balance of power  superconnected   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #119 
  - Pigs fly when you throw them off the barn roof...  19jet54   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #123 
  - What would happen if the Dems and Congress didn't want to stay?  Ilsa   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #124 
  - The key is defining extraordinary occasions as allowed under the Constitution  LiberalFighter   Aug-03-07 10:24 PM   #142 
  - Another quote from this..  ericgtr   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #125 
  - I was just thinking a decent person wouldn't wash a hog with that tripe. eom  DRoseDARs   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #127 
  - Why on earth would Congress respect Bush's wishes on this? His staff don't answer their subpoenas.  glitch   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #129 
  - He stayed on vacation while New Orleans flooded. Do not let him bribe you, Congress  MasonJar   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #130 
  - hey, throw that constitution out the window, what do we care. give jr. what he wants  spanone   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #131 
  - can congress meet in crawford?  sniffa   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #133 
  - Wow. He does think he is the supreme ruler  The Gunslinger   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #135 
  - The DICTATOR in CHIEF just got his way. Thanks Senate Dem COWARDS.  NoodleyAppendage   Aug-03-07 10:09 PM   #136 
     - oh, this is disgusting, forcing a vote to get rid of more of our civil rights.  alyce douglas   Aug-03-07 10:16 PM   #138 
  - Bush won't do what congress wants so why the hell does Congress  Auntie Bush   Aug-03-07 10:22 PM   #140 
  - MUST stay in session?  sofa king   Aug-04-07 03:41 PM   #150 
  - Posted on another thread  ProudDad   Aug-04-07 11:21 PM   #153 
 

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