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Sarah Ibarruri Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-30-09 06:42 AM
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44. Want to know why I think this is happening?
Because congressmen are being inundated by our e-mails, phone calls and snail mails, and we're overwhelming blogs with our disdain of Baucus and our growing frustration with the Dems. We need to keep this up.
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  -Dems warn Baucus with gavel threat kpete  Jul-29-09 10:51 PM   #0 
  - Yep, cuz they're all in deep dodo with their constituents if Health Care sinks...  Blaze Diem   Jul-29-09 11:01 PM   #1 
  - Damn right they are.  harun   Jul-30-09 07:15 AM   #45 
  - "bout time.  lsewpershad   Jul-30-09 06:20 PM   #111 
  - Or every year, or once a month. nt  bemildred   Jul-29-09 11:02 PM   #2 
  - Or better yet, at daylight and dusk until we get who we need. . .  Journeyman   Jul-29-09 11:05 PM   #3 
     - Murphy Brown's "one day" contracts ...  zbdent   Jul-30-09 05:49 AM   #40 
     - +1  SammyWinstonJack   Jul-30-09 12:49 PM   #81 
  - K&R. Hooray for Tom Harkin.  David Zephyr   Jul-29-09 11:06 PM   #4 
  - I love that man.  avaistheone1   Jul-30-09 01:43 AM   #22 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-30-09 02:36 AM   #27 
  - Excellent Idea in theory but I bet it will only be used to vote out the libs  mikelgb   Jul-29-09 11:11 PM   #5 
  - Precisely  Sherman A1   Jul-30-09 04:46 AM   #33 
  - Exactamundo  peace frog   Jul-30-09 10:52 AM   #72 
  - Both of them?  No Elephants   Jul-30-09 03:33 PM   #101 
     - LOL! So true. n/t  bitchkitty   Aug-01-09 06:47 AM   #125 
  - Let the wolves eat my friends  sasquatch   Jul-29-09 11:29 PM   #6 
  - A well placed comma would clarify your analogy  louis-t   Jul-30-09 12:06 PM   #78 
     - I don't usually enjoy posts that correct other posters publicly. But yours is funny.  No Elephants   Jul-30-09 03:12 PM   #93 
     - Right, I couldn't think of the word when I was typing. Thanks.  louis-t   Jul-30-09 07:45 PM   #112 
     - It's because...  sendero   Jul-30-09 09:08 PM   #118 
     - Ha! It was Sasquatch's post.  louis-t   Jul-30-09 07:48 PM   #113 
     - HAHA!!  sasquatch   Jul-30-09 04:37 PM   #109 
  - meanwhile, lets raise money to primary him  WillYourVoteBCounted   Jul-29-09 11:34 PM   #7 
  - He doesn't run again until 2014  radhika   Jul-30-09 12:43 AM   #13 
  - He won't run again...and if he can deliver more of the same...he will get a cushy job earning  mdavies013   Jul-30-09 09:45 AM   #64 
  - Imagine how rich he will be by then. nt  peacetalksforall   Jul-30-09 02:08 PM   #86 
  - How are you going to get Obama to support ...  followthemoney   Jul-30-09 09:28 AM   #59 
  - One primary does not determine the fate of all primaries to come. BTW,  No Elephants   Jul-30-09 03:23 PM   #98 
  - He was re-elected in 2008, so has a while. However, I think Democrats should establish  No Elephants   Jul-30-09 03:15 PM   #95 
  - Baucus = insurance/drug companies  farmboxer   Jul-29-09 11:44 PM   #8 
  - Get him out of there. We can't delay or undermine reform which everybody wants.  JohnWxy   Jul-30-09 09:22 AM   #56 
  - K&R Great for Tom Harkin  Oldtimeralso   Jul-29-09 11:48 PM   #9 
  - One of the great tragedies of the Nineties  Ken Burch   Jul-30-09 01:29 AM   #20 
  - What did the press do to force him out of the race? n/t  Common Sense Party   Jul-30-09 02:10 PM   #87 
  - Sept., 13th with guest Al Franken.  justgamma   Jul-30-09 08:37 PM   #116 
  - Baukus has the Dems by their nuts. For one, he can cross over to the Repugs because he is  glinda   Jul-29-09 11:58 PM   #10 
  - Let him cross over. I think Democrats are much worse off having  No Elephants   Jul-30-09 03:20 PM   #97 
  - NOTE!!  Divine Discontent   Jul-30-09 12:24 AM   #11 
  - If Baucus and his ilk don't get behind the public option in the health  JDPriestly   Jul-30-09 01:24 AM   #19 
  - makes you wonder what they have on him, other than donations... because he's risking a collapse of  Divine Discontent   Jul-30-09 02:06 AM   #25 
  - It's not what they have ON him, but what they're offering him.  billyoc   Jul-30-09 08:38 AM   #51 
     - Exactly.  myrna minx   Jul-30-09 10:17 AM   #67 
        - You know the old saying:  howmad1   Jul-30-09 01:30 PM   #84 
  - It makes no sense for the nation or the Party, but it makes lots of cents for Baucus. Lots and lots  No Elephants   Jul-30-09 03:32 PM   #100 
  - Precisely  Sherman A1   Jul-30-09 04:48 AM   #34 
  - Yes, in 2010, Dems will be in trouble, and deservedly so, IMO, if it's because  closeupready   Jul-30-09 08:57 AM   #55 
  - possibility  donquijoterocket   Jul-30-09 10:11 AM   #66 
  - oh, good idea! eom  Divine Discontent   Jul-30-09 03:05 PM   #92 
  - Voting third party is a much clearer message than staying home on election day.  No Elephants   Jul-30-09 03:28 PM   #99 
  - +1 They are already in trouble if you believe the polls.  No Elephants   Jul-30-09 03:36 PM   #102 
  - Gavel vs Millions from Lobbyists?  radhika   Jul-30-09 12:42 AM   #12 
  - That is why I want him indicted ASAP  Hawkeye-X   Jul-30-09 02:57 AM   #28 
     - AGREED! This Whole Facade Is Little More Than A Mafia Shakedown! Indict All These Bastards!  DaLittle Kitty   Jul-30-09 05:11 AM   #35 
     - Would that be Holder's job? Lots of luck.  No Elephants   Jul-30-09 03:38 PM   #103 
  - Yeah right, maybe after Harry Reid loses his re-election bid. nt  Umbral   Jul-30-09 12:48 AM   #14 
  - "bout time we flexed a little muscle  depakid   Jul-30-09 12:50 AM   #15 
  - This may have been posted here already, but anyway, this has some good info on Baucus:  Frank Booth   Jul-30-09 01:13 AM   #16 
  - Thanks. I saw several articles like this when he had his June  foginthemorn   Jul-30-09 05:19 AM   #37 
  - Harry Reid  Phlem   Jul-30-09 01:14 AM   #17 
  - Good start but how about one of those votes right now  autorank   Jul-30-09 01:18 AM   #18 
  - Wow!  edc   Jul-30-09 07:52 AM   #48 
  - Well, just drop "democratic" and you've got it.  autorank   Jul-31-09 01:17 AM   #120 
     - Very interesting. Thanks.  JDPriestly   Jul-31-09 04:47 PM   #122 
        - Isn't it  autorank   Jul-31-09 10:58 PM   #124 
  - Grassley is way over the top!  JDPriestly   Jul-31-09 04:45 PM   #121 
     - Same corporate media everywhere, I'm sure that they don't  autorank   Jul-31-09 10:02 PM   #123 
  - Good! Its time to take the gloves off, call his bluff  KelleyKramer   Jul-30-09 01:29 AM   #21 
  - I would love to see someone shove that gavel up Baucas' butt.  avaistheone1   Jul-30-09 01:45 AM   #23 
  - Baucus  Third Doctor   Jul-30-09 01:54 AM   #24 
  - Baucus and Blue Dogs are going to stifle Obama, the same way that Carter was  PBass   Jul-30-09 02:09 AM   #26 
  - Exactly  ramapo   Jul-30-09 08:46 AM   #52 
  - vote now and get him the fuck out! n/t  orleans   Jul-30-09 02:57 AM   #29 
  - That's Da Spirit!  DaLittle Kitty   Jul-30-09 05:12 AM   #36 
  - That's a GREAT idea.  sea four   Jul-30-09 03:00 AM   #30 
  - Senate Majority Leader  The Wizard   Jul-30-09 03:01 AM   #31 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-30-09 03:59 AM   #32 
  - If Reid were not doing what a majority of Dem Senators want him to do,  No Elephants   Jul-30-09 03:52 PM   #105 
  - Go ahead and do it this guy is playing you all for fools  democracy1st   Jul-30-09 05:21 AM   #38 
  - Would that be anything like the way  cornermouse   Jul-30-09 05:49 AM   #39 
  - Pennsylvania is in the balance in 2010 cause of this asshole.  kooljerk666   Jul-30-09 05:54 AM   #41 
  - Oh NO, NOT the SECRET VOTE!~  frustrated_lefty   Jul-30-09 05:59 AM   #42 
  - Exactly. Voters deserve to know who votes to keep Baucus as chair and who keeps  No Elephants   Jul-30-09 03:55 PM   #106 
  - That's a great idea but make it every two months  Joanne98   Jul-30-09 06:22 AM   #43 
  - Want to know why I think this is happening?  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-30-09 06:42 AM   #44 
  - If innundating them gets only a threat to vote him out of a chair in 2 years, I may kill myself.  No Elephants   Jul-30-09 04:04 PM   #108 
     - :( I know. I wish we had more sense in this country nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-30-09 08:56 PM   #117 
  - All you have to do is LOOK at him...  orbitalman   Jul-30-09 07:23 AM   #46 
  - It's about bloody time! (nt)  varelse   Jul-30-09 07:40 AM   #47 
  - Two years is too long, they should do this every two months  Bjorn Against   Jul-30-09 07:53 AM   #49 
  - Republicans posing as blue dog Democrats are in a state of shock  Kingofalldems   Jul-30-09 08:03 AM   #50 
  - I'm sure Baucass is quaking in his boots with fear of the dreaded Liberal bloc. NOT!!  bertman   Jul-30-09 08:51 AM   #53 
  - It's the best "show" I'VE seen so far...  PassingFair   Jul-30-09 09:21 PM   #119 
  - K&R  closeupready   Jul-30-09 08:54 AM   #54 
  - FINALLY!  redqueen   Jul-30-09 09:27 AM   #57 
  - Don't hold your breath ...  Guero   Jul-30-09 09:27 AM   #58 
  - Good point about the House of Lords...  redqueen   Jul-30-09 09:30 AM   #60 
  - About damned time  wryter2000   Jul-30-09 09:35 AM   #61 
  - And exactly what does a "Democrat" act like?  Guero   Jul-30-09 12:11 PM   #79 
     - Welcome to DU  wryter2000   Jul-30-09 12:35 PM   #80 
     - It depends upon how apathetic voters remain. A really active electorate could  No Elephants   Jul-30-09 03:46 PM   #104 
  - I've always felt the seniority system was flawed.....  Swede Atlanta    Jul-30-09 09:38 AM   #62 
  - Seniority systems in general are very un-democratic.  bemildred   Jul-30-09 09:57 AM   #65 
     - I agree.  LeftishBrit   Jul-30-09 02:21 PM   #88 
  - Hmm... Don't Feel Simians Seeking Egress From...  MannyGoldstein   Jul-30-09 09:39 AM   #63 
  - So... Take Action NOW  jimmyzvoice   Jul-30-09 10:25 AM   #68 
  - Hell yes.  go west young man   Jul-30-09 10:39 AM   #69 
  - Breaking News: Dems have grown a spine !!!!  TheCoxwain   Jul-30-09 10:46 AM   #70 
  - Threat Hell...  DirtyDawg   Jul-30-09 10:51 AM   #71 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Jul-30-09 11:01 AM   #73 
  - Grew up in Iowa, met Harken on occasion, wonderful person ...  SomeGuyInEagan   Jul-30-09 11:02 AM   #74 
  - Oh, please , please please  Stellar   Jul-30-09 11:30 AM   #75 
  - This would be good even if it weren't (in this instance) about Baucus.  FVZA_Colonel   Jul-30-09 11:45 AM   #76 
  - Throw him out of the Party, too, while they're at it!  DailyGrind51   Jul-30-09 12:05 PM   #77 
  - It's A Start  colsohlibgal   Jul-30-09 01:10 PM   #82 
  - Does Obama's & Clinton's refusal to ostracize Honduran coup  Guero   Jul-30-09 02:43 PM   #90 
  - Must Watch Clip...  kevsters   Jul-30-09 01:26 PM   #83 
  - Get raucous with Baucus!  KamaAina   Jul-30-09 01:33 PM   #85 
  - DO IT!!  LiberalFighter   Jul-30-09 02:41 PM   #89 
  - Throw him out on his ass  DebbieCDC   Jul-30-09 02:45 PM   #91 
  - Make it one year, have the first vote tomorrow, and strip every Bush Dog  Zorra   Jul-30-09 03:12 PM   #94 
  - Max "They Bought My Office"  Botany   Jul-30-09 03:15 PM   #96 
  - Screw every 2 years. REMOVE HIM TOMORROW!  No Elephants   Jul-30-09 04:01 PM   #107 
  - Called his office today-  asdjrocky   Jul-30-09 05:03 PM   #110 
  - 2 years is too long. n/t  Kermitt Gribble   Jul-30-09 08:09 PM   #114 
  - Kick Max the hell out....  femrap   Jul-30-09 08:32 PM   #115 
  - Why does it even need to be secret? THese senators and their "secrets" are a trip.  Dr Fate   Aug-01-09 03:10 PM   #126 
 

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