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closeupready Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-05-09 02:39 PM
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98. Oh, of course.
You better believe someone has a rotation list somewhere. Probably even someone to write plausible excuses for those who unfortunately happen to land at the top of the list for a given piece of disgusting legislation.
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  -Mortgage bankruptcy bill fails in the Senate Dr.Phool  Apr-30-09 03:20 PM   #0 
  - Yup, Carl Levin is right....  joeybee12   Apr-30-09 03:22 PM   #1 
  - No  Baby Snooks   Apr-30-09 05:52 PM   #40 
     - Forget about crumbs. Those bastards are licking the plate clean.  earth mom   May-01-09 03:08 PM   #84 
     - problem is, there are no BIG crowds marching in the streets to protest  Amonester   May-04-09 11:06 PM   #93 
  - Let me guess... Byrd, Nelson, Bayh, Specter and who else? n/t  Ian David   Apr-30-09 03:22 PM   #2 
  - Bayh voted for it:  Freddie Stubbs   Apr-30-09 03:47 PM   #18 
  - Dems voting to take the deed away from the little guy  ohio2007   May-02-09 08:11 AM   #88 
  - Which Democrats Voted Against The People, Doctor?  The Magistrate   Apr-30-09 03:23 PM   #3 
  - I haven't seen the roll call yet. It should be up soon.  Dr.Phool   Apr-30-09 03:29 PM   #8 
  - We have a new list of primary targets, Sir. nt  bemildred   May-01-09 08:54 AM   #80 
     - That We Do, My Friend  The Magistrate   May-01-09 11:30 AM   #83 
  - Once again, Reid runs a tight ship and controls everything.  AndyA   Apr-30-09 03:23 PM   #4 
  - "Balls and Guts" Reid comes through for the little man, once again!  villager   Apr-30-09 03:29 PM   #6 
  - Senators answer to the voters of their respective states, not other Senators  Freddie Stubbs   Apr-30-09 03:48 PM   #19 
     - They answer to their donors everywhere else.  Dr.Phool   Apr-30-09 03:51 PM   #20 
        - Last year voters sent at least four Senators packing (not counting Coleman)  Freddie Stubbs   Apr-30-09 03:56 PM   #22 
        - and the Senators they sent packing were the most progressive in the Senate...right?  bread_and_roses   Apr-30-09 04:15 PM   #26 
        - Got it in one, Dr. Phool  bread_and_roses   Apr-30-09 04:08 PM   #23 
  - The dysfucntion US Senate at it again  depakid   Apr-30-09 03:24 PM   #5 
  - the breakdown  SpartanDem   Apr-30-09 03:29 PM   #7 
  - OMG  DonCoquixote   Apr-30-09 03:31 PM   #10 
  - Notice  DonCoquixote   Apr-30-09 03:33 PM   #11 
  - Democrats voting No:  CubicleGuy   Apr-30-09 03:36 PM   #13 
  - I'm disappointed by Dorgan  LisaM   Apr-30-09 03:39 PM   #15 
  - This is the list of Senators that banks own.  AndyA   Apr-30-09 04:19 PM   #28 
  - Someone needs to keep this list and get rid of them all! They need to go!!!!!!!!  glinda   Apr-30-09 04:50 PM   #33 
     - Agreed.  closeupready   May-05-09 02:37 PM   #97 
  - Ah, I See That SIXTY VOTE MAJORATEEE Is Coming Along Nicely  wellst0nev0ter   Apr-30-09 04:22 PM   #31 
  - In this case, "lieberdem" might not really be an accurate slur  customerserviceguy   Apr-30-09 05:13 PM   #39 
  - That's Why I Qualified It With "High Lieberdem"  wellst0nev0ter   Apr-30-09 09:04 PM   #53 
  - This *is* what the Democratic Party is - I am P.O'd about this!  murdoch   Apr-30-09 09:05 PM   #54 
     - silence! you will wait 6 more years! you will give your money, votes, and time to get the party up  MisterP   May-01-09 03:20 PM   #85 
  - Lice. nt  glitch   Apr-30-09 05:09 PM   #38 
  - Specter is NOT a matter what he says.  dixiegrrrrl   Apr-30-09 06:37 PM   #49 
  - Those are, for the most part, republicans that were placed in the Democratic Party  Zorra   May-02-09 01:47 PM   #90 
  - All the usual suspects. Plus our new friend, Arlen Sphincter.  Dr.Phool   Apr-30-09 03:39 PM   #14 
  - Except for Lieberman...  Baby Snooks   Apr-30-09 05:59 PM   #41 
  - our new friend, Arlen Sphincter  saigon68   May-04-09 09:55 PM   #92 
  - What do we have to do to get the attention of those Dems?  wryter2000   Apr-30-09 04:10 PM   #24 
  - Bushel baskets full of bribes, er campaign contributions, seems to work.  Dr.Phool   Apr-30-09 06:05 PM   #42 
     - I keep saying, we should all chip in and buy us one of them 'lobbyist' fellas.  Hugin   Apr-30-09 06:19 PM   #48 
        - Do we have the same money as a bank?  Wednesdays   Apr-30-09 06:59 PM   #50 
           - They sure seem interested in putting it in their pockets.  Hugin   Apr-30-09 07:06 PM   #52 
  - Go Begich!  d_b   Apr-30-09 04:51 PM   #34 
  - IOW, the usual suspects... nt  JerseygirlCT   May-05-09 02:17 PM   #96 
  - 51 senators utterly out of touch with reality  corpseratemedia   Apr-30-09 03:31 PM   #9 
  - well how many of them have MORE than one home. because as i understand it  ejpoeta   Apr-30-09 03:36 PM   #12 
  - It was Durbin who made the statement about banks. In any case,  ProSense   Apr-30-09 03:41 PM   #16 
  - Yes, you're right it was Durbin. And I posted that yesterday, to boot.  Dr.Phool   Apr-30-09 03:54 PM   #21 
  - Those dumbshit turncoats.  Stellabella   Apr-30-09 03:43 PM   #17 
  - During the run-up to the '08 election, DU was full -- just FULL -- of posts saying, "just get a D...  FiveGoodMen   Apr-30-09 04:20 PM   #30 
  - There's no surprise here....  Iowa   Apr-30-09 06:06 PM   #43 
     - "Once great party of FDR"  Thothmes   May-01-09 06:37 PM   #86 
  - Not surprising when the banks own them. nt  Dappleganger   Apr-30-09 04:11 PM   #25 
  - I have had it with these M.F. snakes in this M.F. Congress!!!  Auggie   Apr-30-09 04:19 PM   #29 
  - I'm sure things will be all better when we have 60 Dem senators.  Mithreal   Apr-30-09 04:17 PM   #27 
  - In an amazing twist, my DINO, Bill Nelson voted for it too!  Dr.Phool   Apr-30-09 04:23 PM   #32 
     - yup, mr bankruptcy bill got a pass on this one since they had the votes  populistdriven   Apr-30-09 05:08 PM   #37 
        - Oh, of course.  closeupready   May-05-09 02:39 PM   #98 
  - Someone is concerned that interest rates would hike??? PFFFFT smell it.  L0oniX   Apr-30-09 04:59 PM   #35 
  - GOD DAMNIT an apointed senator Bennet  Froward69   Apr-30-09 05:04 PM   #36 
  - So it's a big "fuck you" to the homeowner....  PassingFair   Apr-30-09 06:10 PM   #44 
  - Obama did not push for this as he has for bank bailout funds. I am very disappointed.  MasonJar   Apr-30-09 06:11 PM   #45 
  - Beyond shameful.  Joe Chi Minh   Apr-30-09 06:13 PM   #46 
  - Why is everything the dems want to pass 60 votes, but when GOPers  MasonJar   Apr-30-09 06:15 PM   #47 
  - I would have been happy with just 51 votes on this, let alone 60!  Wednesdays   Apr-30-09 07:02 PM   #51 
  - Senate defeats Obama-backed, anti-foreclosure bill  florida08   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #55 
  - Geithner's "solution" is to create another housing bubble. When can we get rid of him? (nt)  w4rma   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #56 
  - I vote yesterday. He's got to go!  mbperrin   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #60 
  - Once again, save the bankers, screw the working class  Born Free   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #57 
  - my thoughts exactly  barbtries   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #58 
  - the funny part about this is that THIS is Durbins bill...Obama obviously KNOWS  xiamiam   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #59 
  - I*would call this a betrayal. What's next? EFCA?  Better Believe It   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #61 
  - uncharacteristic of Obama dont you think?  xiamiam   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #63 
  - People who can't afford to pay their mortgages don't make big campaign contributions.  No Elephants   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #68 
     - bingo. nt  Mari333   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #77 
  - The government doesn't care about it's voters  JonLP24   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #62 
  - We voters MUST figure out a way to make it care.  No Elephants   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #70 
  - No, they don't.  closeupready   May-05-09 04:06 PM   #99 
  - the lobbyists win another one  florida08   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #64 
  - God Damned banks own Washington.  OwnedByFerrets   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #65 
  - Ironic, isn't it, given how much of our money Washington pumped into banks?  No Elephants   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #69 
  - Agreed. n/t  OhioChick   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #72 
  - somebody has to pay for the corporate welfare handouts  ohio2007   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #66 
  - the banks  florida08   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #67 
  - VERY good point.  No Elephants   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #71 
  - Here are the yeas and nays some surprising - why did Tester and Bennet vote against it?  karynnj   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #73 
  - Its very simple.....  OwnedByFerrets   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #75 
     - 45 Senators seemed to find a way without voting against this bill.  Telly Savalas   May-01-09 07:55 PM   #87 
        - Ted Kennedy and Jay Rockefeller missed the vote.  ohio2007   May-02-09 08:15 AM   #89 
  - Yes we can! er, wait, no we can't.  Old Hob   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #74 
  - Those 12 "Democrats" are suffering from Swinish Flu...  regnaD kciN   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #76 
  - Recall all the Nays - start a national movement  autorank   May-01-09 06:58 AM   #78 
     - Agree!  midnight   May-04-09 08:27 PM   #91 
  - This is why congress has low approval ratings.  Toucano   May-01-09 08:35 AM   #79 
  - Corrupt oligarchy is running smoothly  SOS   May-01-09 09:10 AM   #81 
  - ugh...what's the point of even having the senate when they pull these stunts?  Blue_Tires   May-01-09 09:25 AM   #82 
  - Mortgage Holiday is the Answer  ethe9820   May-05-09 02:08 PM   #94 
  - Disappointing. nt  JerseygirlCT   May-05-09 02:16 PM   #95 
  - Banks, and Credit Card companies own the Government.  sarcasmo   May-05-09 06:26 PM   #100 

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