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DireStrike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-27-09 07:37 PM
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112. If a bill has a mandate and no good public option, it is to be stopped at all costs.
Aside from being BAD for almost every actual citizen in the country, it would be political suicide.
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  -Lieberman says he'll filibuster Reid healthcare plan Joanne98  Oct-27-09 01:06 PM   #0 
  - He rears his head from the great republican anal cavity...  truthisfreedom   Oct-27-09 01:07 PM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-27-09 04:50 PM   #80 
  - He can vote against the bill without supporting a filibuster.Which proves he's obstructionist  bjobotts   Oct-28-09 12:47 AM   #135 
  - Why is he still around?  saigon68   Oct-28-09 04:47 AM   #137 
  - Fine. Let him vote against the weakened PO. We'll come back with an even stronger one.  derby378   Oct-27-09 01:09 PM   #2 
  - Obama really needs to know who are his enemies. nt  jasi2006   Oct-30-09 09:36 AM   #178 
  - I wonder if the LIEberman bl*wjob was worth it, Reid?  tomm2thumbs   Oct-27-09 01:09 PM   #3 
  - Start looking for another job, Joe, because your Senate days are numbered.  kestrel91316   Oct-27-09 01:09 PM   #4 
  - unfortunately we have , what, till 2012 with this horse's ass  Capn Sunshine   Oct-27-09 06:39 PM   #108 
  - Well, that was a big surprise  depakid   Oct-27-09 01:10 PM   #5 
  - Strip him of his committee chairmanship NOW!  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Oct-27-09 01:10 PM   #6 
  - +1 cut him off entirely - worthless human garbage  tomm2thumbs   Oct-27-09 01:11 PM   #8 
  - +1 more  donheld   Oct-27-09 10:37 PM   #127 
  - +100  maddezmom   Oct-27-09 01:12 PM   #9 
  - +1^100^100  grytpype   Oct-27-09 01:26 PM   #26 
  - Agree. n/t  krispos42   Oct-27-09 01:41 PM   #39 
  - Bust him down, Harry!  Blue State Bandit   Oct-27-09 02:10 PM   #55 
  - +1. In fact, my future donations to the Dem party are contingent on this.  Barack_America   Oct-27-09 04:14 PM   #73 
  - Yes, can we kick him out of the caucus now?  mbperrin   Oct-27-09 07:38 PM   #113 
  - +1  quakerboy   Oct-27-09 08:15 PM   #114 
  - Absofuckinglutely  MaineDem   Oct-27-09 08:30 PM   #119 
  - Without question.  Fearless   Oct-28-09 05:39 AM   #139 
  - Email Reid here:  beac   Oct-28-09 09:44 AM   #159 
  - And make it public so that all the other wavering tangy dems see what can happen.  bamacrat   Oct-28-09 11:24 AM   #165 
  - +1  JerseygirlCT   Oct-29-09 01:47 PM   #171 
  - That fucking snake  ramapo   Oct-27-09 01:10 PM   #7 
  - No he doesn't.  katsy   Oct-27-09 01:14 PM   #12 
  - Maybe it's time for an impromptu "town hall"  varelse   Oct-27-09 01:38 PM   #36 
  - Yes. Yes it is time.  katsy   Oct-27-09 01:41 PM   #38 
  - Maybe it's time for an impromptu "town hall"  AlbertCat   Oct-27-09 06:29 PM   #105 
  - I'm with you  JerseygirlCT   Oct-29-09 01:49 PM   #172 
  - I sent him an e mail once  beltanefauve   Oct-27-09 01:47 PM   #45 
     - As the other poster said, even constituents only  JerseygirlCT   Oct-29-09 01:50 PM   #173 
  - Lieberman is pwned, let's be clear on that matter  Cronus Protagonist   Oct-27-09 01:13 PM   #10 
  - Call his bluff n/t  Xipe Totec   Oct-27-09 01:13 PM   #11 
  - exactly! We don't need his damn vote anymore.  demwing   Oct-27-09 01:18 PM   #18 
  - Here's what Lieberman said a week ago:  Lasher   Oct-27-09 01:14 PM   #13 
  - How did this guy manage to get the VP candidate Slot?  TheCoxwain   Oct-27-09 01:46 PM   #42 
     - Gore was going for the 'moderate' vote.  Lasher   Oct-27-09 09:03 PM   #120 
     - Gore certainly knew he was a religious fanatic/Trojan horse --  defendandprotect   Oct-27-09 11:37 PM   #131 
     - Because they were hoping for the neo-con vote. Cheney brought the neo-con vote for B*sh instead.  harun   Oct-28-09 01:11 PM   #167 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-27-09 01:14 PM   #14 
  - DOUCHEBAG!  meegbear   Oct-27-09 01:15 PM   #15 
  - Do your worst, nutsack  demwing   Oct-27-09 01:15 PM   #16 
  - His voicemail is already full.  CBHagman   Oct-27-09 01:18 PM   #17 
  - I got to it  ramapo   Oct-27-09 01:37 PM   #35 
  - I hate this fucking guy.  shotten99   Oct-27-09 01:19 PM   #19 
  - Perhaps someone should ask Gov. Rell what SHE wants for the State of Connecticut  brooklynite   Oct-27-09 01:20 PM   #20 
  - Fuck Rell. Ask the people of Connecticut what THEY want.  No Elephants   Oct-28-09 09:28 AM   #155 
  - This means only the "trigger" option can pass- the White House was right ...  Alhena   Oct-27-09 01:20 PM   #21 
  - Sure, I'll filibuster a health care reform bill I don't agree with. And I don't agree with it as it  IndianaGreen   Oct-27-09 01:21 PM   #22 
  - Fine. Revoke all of his committee chairmanship, his committee assignments  Hawkeye-X   Oct-27-09 01:25 PM   #23 
  - UPDATE - AP says Lieberman WILL NOT Fillibuster...  brooklynite   Oct-27-09 01:25 PM   #24 
  - No, that's the same thing he said in the other interview ....  Alhena   Oct-27-09 01:27 PM   #27 
  - Your clarification was very helpful,  dixiegrrrrl   Oct-27-09 04:40 PM   #78 
  - Let him vote with his Republican friends and allies during the final vote  DFW   Oct-27-09 01:35 PM   #34 
  - if they want to filibuster, make them do it  tomm2thumbs   Oct-27-09 01:26 PM   #25 
  - Yes.  shimmergal   Oct-27-09 02:31 PM   #61 
  - This is Blackmail to get Obama to bomb Iran  grassfed   Oct-27-09 01:28 PM   #28 
  - Hear, Hear...n/t  BunkerHill24   Oct-27-09 04:04 PM   #68 
  - karma is a BITCH, Sen. Droopy.  Soylent Brice   Oct-27-09 01:29 PM   #29 
  - I wonder how the uninsured/uncovered voters for Lieberman in CT feel about their vote now  nightrain   Oct-27-09 01:30 PM   #30 
  - I have come to despise this man!  get the red out   Oct-27-09 01:31 PM   #31 
  - Someone needs to run against him in his bogus party's primary next time  Frank Cannon   Oct-27-09 01:50 PM   #47 
  - Call his office, call your senators, call the White House.  Mithreal   Oct-27-09 01:34 PM   #32 
  - Good.  t0dd   Oct-27-09 01:34 PM   #33 
  - that picture is amazing. Where is it from?  dixiegrrrrl   Oct-27-09 04:44 PM   #79 
  - Joe Lieberman is one enormous POS.  Owl   Oct-27-09 01:40 PM   #37 
  - and remember the old  placton   Oct-27-09 01:42 PM   #40 
  - And remember all the big-whig Democrats who support him in his run?  PHIMG   Oct-27-09 01:44 PM   #41 
  - and remember: Obama supported HIM over Lamont  placton   Oct-27-09 01:46 PM   #43 
  - And Lieberman returns the favor  Timefortruth   Oct-27-09 02:22 PM   #58 
  - That is grossly misleading...  Spazito   Oct-27-09 06:35 PM   #107 
  - Democrats ALWAYS support incumbents in primaries. They all backed Turdman to the hilt in the  No Elephants   Oct-28-09 09:22 AM   #153 
  - Sad loserman! Go kiss McCain's butt some more.  RedCloud   Oct-27-09 01:47 PM   #44 
  - This is what President Obama and Harry Reid  Merryweather   Oct-27-09 01:49 PM   #46 
  - Ten minutes of listening to Lieberman's nails-on-a-chalkboard voice...  Frank Cannon   Oct-27-09 01:52 PM   # 
  - exactly - I can't listen to his whiney gutteral baby blabber for 2 minutes  tomm2thumbs   Oct-27-09 02:51 PM   #64 
  - threaten? No do it! So everyone else knows what is out there if you are a republican  robinlynne   Oct-27-09 01:53 PM   #49 
  - the Dems must force him and the rest of the Repugs to actually FILIBUSTER for once.  AlbertCat   Oct-27-09 06:43 PM   #109 
  - You know, I almost hope Lieberman holds the line  DireStrike   Oct-27-09 07:33 PM   #111 
  - ok. now the Senate Dems BETTER REACT! immediately. with one fast crushing blow.  robinlynne   Oct-27-09 01:52 PM   #48 
  - Oh surprise, surprise. What a piece of.... What an ARMPIT!  DrZeeLit   Oct-27-09 01:57 PM   #50 
  - No amount of phonecalls would impact this jackass  Merryweather   Oct-27-09 02:04 PM   #52 
     - I agree. What committee did he CRY and APOLOGIZE to get? TAKE IT AWAY NOW!!!  DrZeeLit   Oct-27-09 09:18 PM   #122 
  - Text of my call to Lieberman's office  shotten99   Oct-27-09 02:04 PM   #51 
  - He might as well change his name to Janus Lieberman.  Altoid_Cyclist   Oct-27-09 02:05 PM   #53 
  - Don't call Lieberman, Call Reid,  elmerdem   Oct-27-09 02:09 PM   #54 
  - Al Gore was not wise in picking this person and could have won if he had picked anyone else n/t  2Design   Oct-27-09 02:11 PM   #56 
  - To this day, we still don't know who talked Gore into putting this POS on the ticket  IndianaGreen   Oct-27-09 02:13 PM   #57 
  - And also due to his "I agree with Dick Cheney" debate.  BlueMTexpat   Oct-28-09 05:01 AM   #138 
     - What could we have done if we had paid more attention then? Voted for Dummya instead of Gore?  No Elephants   Oct-28-09 09:16 AM   #152 
        - I hope that I didn't give that impression.  BlueMTexpat   Oct-29-09 11:13 AM   #170 
  - As much as I admire the man, to this day I can't figure out what the hell he was thinking.  FVZA_Colonel   Oct-27-09 03:08 PM   #65 
  - kerry was one of the choices - dodd was another (not good)  2Design   Oct-27-09 07:01 PM   #110 
  - Gore did win..  benh57   Oct-27-09 10:10 PM   #126 
     - Your right but it should have been large enough margin to make it impossible for them to cheat n/t  2Design   Oct-27-09 11:52 PM   #133 
  - I don't hate that many people but I can't stand this guy! He doesn't get it.  eagertolearn   Oct-27-09 02:23 PM   #59 
  - What if Dems decide to do private insurance mandates w/o a public option?  SandWalker1984   Oct-27-09 02:23 PM   #60 
  - If that's what we get  shimmergal   Oct-27-09 02:40 PM   #63 
  - If a bill has a mandate and no good public option, it is to be stopped at all costs.  DireStrike   Oct-27-09 07:37 PM   #112 
     - +1  No Elephants   Oct-28-09 09:58 AM   #161 
  - Let em filibuster, and keep in session 24/7 even if it means working Thanksgiving  alfredo   Oct-27-09 02:40 PM   #62 
  - If we don't use reconciliation, agreed!  mvd   Oct-27-09 04:10 PM   #72 
     - Let them bottle up the government and see what the people think of that.  alfredo   Oct-27-09 04:24 PM   #77 
  - Throw Holy Joe out NOW. Enough is enough.  Vinca   Oct-27-09 03:13 PM   #66 
  - Damned fucker should have to live the rest of his life penniless and needing healthcare. nt  Doremus   Oct-27-09 03:37 PM   #67 
  - That fucking does it  GCP   Oct-27-09 04:08 PM   #69 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-27-09 04:52 PM   #82 
     - Maybe you're on the wrong board  GCP   Oct-27-09 05:02 PM   #84 
     - Hey, CoolFree  Arugula Latte   Oct-27-09 05:37 PM   #87 
  - Tell this guy to join the Repuke caucus.  mvd   Oct-27-09 04:09 PM   #70 
  - He just gets worse and worse n/t  MBS   Oct-27-09 04:10 PM   #71 
  - I am so mad right now!  mvd   Oct-27-09 04:16 PM   #74 
  - Ah yes, the turncoat rears his head again.  StreetKnowledge   Oct-27-09 04:21 PM   #75 
  - Lieberman  mvd   Oct-27-09 04:24 PM   #76 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-27-09 04:51 PM   #81 
  - Yes, Joe - go as far away as you can possibly get  derby378   Oct-27-09 05:01 PM   #83 
  - welcome to du  mdmc   Oct-27-09 05:04 PM   #85 
  - 51 Votes  dschis   Oct-27-09 05:41 PM   #88 
  - Fiscal hawk - is that a synonym for jury and executioner?  Politicub   Oct-27-09 05:10 PM   #86 
  - I say strip him of his commitee chairmanship  Quetzal   Oct-27-09 06:16 PM   #89 
  - Why The FUCK Does he STILL Have That Chairmanship????????????  Dinger   Oct-27-09 08:21 PM   #117 
     - Try at least a majority of Senate Democrats and probably the WH, too. Talking about Reid  No Elephants   Oct-28-09 09:31 AM   #156 
  - Joe Lieberman Says He'll Block Reid's Health Care Bill  rayofreason   Oct-27-09 06:21 PM   #90 
  - anyone else remember why they worked for Lamont?  Capn Sunshine   Oct-27-09 06:21 PM   #91 
  - You certainly won't hear any mention of that on the "news" stations  underpants   Oct-27-09 06:22 PM   #99 
  - ok, on another thread, Shuster said Lieberman won't block  librechik   Oct-27-09 06:21 PM   #92 
  - Truthout also says he will fillibuster anything with a public option. nt  The Hope Mobile   Oct-27-09 06:21 PM   #93 
  - He will not vote no to proceed to the floor for debate but will vote no to ...  laughingliberal   Oct-27-09 06:21 PM   #95 
  - Both. Please see Reply #27.  No Elephants   Oct-28-09 09:47 AM   #160 
  - I saw Lieberman on CBS evening news but he did not say he was voting against cloture;  AlinPA   Oct-27-09 06:21 PM   #94 
  - He said he would vote for cloture to proceed to debate but not to bring the bill to a vote nt  laughingliberal   Oct-27-09 06:21 PM   #96 
  - OK. That's his support for the republican filibuster. Slimy bastard. nt  AlinPA   Oct-27-09 06:21 PM   #98 
  - It appears that he won't let it go to a vote - right now at least (come on, Reid!)  mvd   Oct-27-09 06:21 PM   #97 
     - Whose news division is NOT run by a right winger?  No Elephants   Oct-28-09 10:20 AM   #162 
  - I don't think his demise would be a bad thing...  cactusfractal   Oct-27-09 06:22 PM   #100 
  - Remember when Leiberman used to be a social liberal and a foreign policy hawk?  McCamy Taylor   Oct-27-09 06:22 PM   #101 
  - I hope the people of CT  Mz Pip   Oct-27-09 06:22 PM   #102 
  - Probably is as Insurance is one of the states Largest Employers  One_Life_To_Give   Oct-30-09 06:13 AM   #176 
  - he knows obama will do anything for bipartisanship....so he wants his butt kissed nt  msongs   Oct-27-09 06:22 PM   #103 
  - Obama did not cause Lieberman to kiss Bush or campaign for McCain.  No Elephants   Oct-28-09 10:33 AM   #163 
  - So, he wants to lose the Homeland security chairmanship, huh?  Uben   Oct-27-09 06:22 PM   #104 
  - Mr. LIEberman, you're gonna reap from what you sew!  BluDemocratGirl   Oct-27-09 06:33 PM   #106 
  - Nuclear Option  quakerboy   Oct-27-09 08:17 PM   #115 
  - do we have 50 votes ? .. c'mon, somebody knows ..nt  excess_3   Oct-27-09 08:28 PM   #118 
  - Fuck fido  Dinger   Oct-27-09 08:19 PM   #116 
  - I've lost track, whatever happened to reconciliation?  Lasher   Oct-27-09 09:13 PM   #121 
  - Excommunicate the asshole and move him to a cubicle in the basement  leanderj   Oct-27-09 09:49 PM   #123 
  - LOSERMAN  harvey007   Oct-27-09 09:54 PM   #124 
  - Lieberman = Neocon/fascist war criminal  New Dawn   Oct-27-09 10:00 PM   #125 
  - Then he's finally going to lose all his power! Even the Senate Democrats aren't going to let him  w4rma   Oct-27-09 10:41 PM   #128 
  - No, Senate Democrats won't do anything about this.  Lasher   Oct-28-09 12:22 AM   #134 
     - I am afraid that you are speaking the truth. The Dems have shown that only a handful have  T Wolf   Oct-28-09 09:37 AM   #157 
  - I effing hate this guy!  JohnnyHardhat   Oct-27-09 11:30 PM   #129 
  - Move him out of Chairmanship --  defendandprotect   Oct-27-09 11:36 PM   #130 
  - Fulfilling all our expectations of him: Lieberman was the overwhelming  Vidar   Oct-27-09 11:45 PM   #132 
  - Public option would lead him to filibuster, key senator says  47of74   Oct-28-09 01:38 AM   #136 
  - Open up the Congress doors to the filibuster.  cureautismnow   Oct-28-09 06:08 AM   #140 
  - "I don't think we need it now"... So when Joe? How many more uninsured do we need? How many  54anickel   Oct-28-09 06:29 AM   #141 
  - Complete bastard with a lot of asshole thrown in  era veteran   Oct-28-09 06:29 AM   #142 
  - What I find striking is that he obviously hasn't read the bills  Ms. Toad   Oct-28-09 07:18 AM   #143 
  - I don't think he will actually do it  WatchWhatISay   Oct-28-09 07:21 AM   #144 
  - It's quite clear this man is the ENEMY of the American People....  Babyserendip   Oct-28-09 07:23 AM   #145 
  - I welcome a filibuster  vssmith   Oct-28-09 07:51 AM   #146 
  - Why does this slimebucket still have committee chairmanships?  Odin2005   Oct-28-09 07:53 AM   #147 
  - Wow!  irislake   Oct-28-09 08:03 AM   #148 
  - I'm curious  Ghost of Tom Joad   Oct-28-09 08:22 AM   #149 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-28-09 08:39 AM   #150 
     - Thanks for the info  Ghost of Tom Joad   Oct-28-09 09:03 AM   #151 
  - No Mo Joe  12AngryBorneoWildmen   Oct-28-09 09:27 AM   #154 
  - liberjerk  queerunity   Oct-28-09 09:39 AM   #158 
  - Google "Connecticut insurance industry" and you will understand Lieberman's position.  No Elephants   Oct-28-09 10:52 AM   #164 
  - Question?  kaehele   Oct-28-09 12:44 PM   #166 
  - Let's strip him of his committee chair n/t  cosmicone   Oct-28-09 06:43 PM   #168 
  - Why have primaries with losers like Lieberman?  flaminbats   Oct-28-09 09:10 PM   #169 
  - The only thing that made me think he wouldn't  JerseygirlCT   Oct-29-09 01:52 PM   #174 
  - His Constituants aren't known as the Insurance Capital for nothing  One_Life_To_Give   Oct-30-09 06:10 AM   #175 
  - You know what to do  mstinamotorcity   Oct-30-09 09:00 AM   #177 
 

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