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34. But inevitably many will
because the "bully pulpit" that he was told to get on "was just words" and "action" was more important. But since the "action" didn't happen due to the Senate failure, then it's naturally Obama's fault. :sarcasm: :crazy:
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  -BREAKING: Senate Republicans vote to block $447 billion Obama jobs bill, roll call continues. NRaleighLiberal  Oct-11-11 06:14 PM   #0 
  - Have any Democrats defected yet?  frazzled   Oct-11-11 06:17 PM   #1 
  - Would you rather he have a symbolic vote or keep control of the upper chamber?  Firebrand Gary   Oct-11-11 06:22 PM   #4 
     - It was a vote simply to talk about it, not pass it  frazzled   Oct-11-11 06:28 PM   #8 
     - The GOP will campaign on it that it was the actual bill. Same difference.  Firebrand Gary   Oct-11-11 06:44 PM   #18 
        - D'oh  frazzled   Oct-11-11 11:02 PM   #82 
     - What is in the Bill is popular. They are stupid to vote against it.  Pirate Smile   Oct-11-11 06:32 PM   #12 
     - "We" clearly don't have control of the Senate. nt  Deep13   Oct-11-11 09:47 PM   #69 
  - Per CSPAN, 50 Democrats voted "aye."  Robb   Oct-11-11 06:20 PM   #2 
  - any Republican yes's?  Firebrand Gary   Oct-11-11 06:23 PM   #5 
  - Snowe and Collins are going down next time, so there will be two REAL Democrats from Maine.  TrollBuster9090   Oct-11-11 07:04 PM   #31 
     - Given the numbers, it's likely the Democrats will lose the Senate next year.  elocs   Oct-11-11 08:53 PM   #53 
  - No real surprise on Nelson and Tester....  Hulk   Oct-11-11 06:25 PM   #7 
  - And yet some people on DU get upset if it is pointed out that Democrats are part of the problem  MNBrewer   Oct-11-11 08:59 PM   #55 
  - Bullshit.You say "Democrats" when it's really only a couple of Democrats.U imply most Democrats.  bjobotts   Oct-11-11 09:45 PM   #67 
  - What's bullshit is...  Psephos   Oct-11-11 11:30 PM   #85 
  - Democrats also say it's "bipartisan" if only a Republican or two vote with Democrats.  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 06:05 AM   #93 
  - Exactly, 2 out of 52 Dem Senators voting the wrong way is hardly grounds for a sweeping indictment  stevenleser   Oct-12-11 09:08 AM   #114 
  - DU requires you to support incumbent Democrats in an election, but not in a primary.  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 06:02 AM   #92 
     - DU can't require me to vote any particular way  MNBrewer   Oct-12-11 11:49 AM   #120 
  - Surprised by Tester.  lumberjack_jeff   Oct-12-11 09:37 AM   #115 
  - Nelson and Tester need to be taken down HARD in a primary.  TrollBuster9090   Oct-11-11 07:02 PM   #29 
  - Baucus too. They are all traitors.  harun   Oct-11-11 09:45 PM   #66 
  - Possibly Kabuki.  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 06:07 AM   #94 
     - Everyone one wins but us. But I agree with the hypothesis, you see  harun   Oct-12-11 08:28 AM   #111 
  - Montana won't elect someone we consider liberal enough. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Oct-12-11 09:38 AM   #116 
  - Fuckin' Nelson.  progressoid   Oct-12-11 03:36 AM   #91 
  - Senate Republicans vote to kill Obama's jobs bill  ProSense   Oct-11-11 06:21 PM   #3 
  - Effin 60/40 rule instead of a simple majority...  rsmith6621   Oct-11-11 06:28 PM   #9 
  - The Re-Thug are now on RECORD.  rsmith6621   Oct-11-11 06:29 PM   #11 
  - Which I suspect that obama and the democratic leadership is counting on.  cstanleytech   Oct-11-11 07:05 PM   #33 
     - Basically, yes. The Dems have finally figured out how to use Poison Pill Legislation  TrollBuster9090   Oct-11-11 07:11 PM   #37 
        - And they are breaking up the bill so only the things the Republicans like will become law.  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 06:21 AM   #98 
  - It would have lost more Senators in a straight up or down vote...  Imajika   Oct-11-11 06:34 PM   #14 
  - C'mon are you kidding? That 60/40 rule worked pretty well for us when we stopped W  Firebrand Gary   Oct-11-11 06:47 PM   #21 
  - I don't recall the 60/40 rule being used to block privatization of Social Security.  TrollBuster9090   Oct-11-11 07:22 PM   #41 
  - It wasn't.  Zorra   Oct-11-11 11:30 PM   #84 
  - I am not sure it works for Americans overall.  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 06:18 AM   #97 
  - Reid can end the filibuster any time he chooses. He  Zorra   Oct-11-11 11:25 PM   #83 
  - Reid does what his caucus wants. If that were not so, he would not be Democrat leader, whether  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 06:35 AM   #100 
  - Harry Reid invented the filibuster rules? Don't think so. See also Reply 100.  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 06:50 AM   #102 
  - Time to get those GOP assholes out of office!!!  Major Hogwash   Oct-11-11 06:38 PM   #16 
  - can you clarify how the Bush tax cuts filibusters were busted?  alp227   Oct-11-11 06:49 PM   #22 
     - The difference was that the Dems didn't filibuster Bush's tax cuts.  TrollBuster9090   Oct-11-11 07:28 PM   #43 
     - Not in a filibuster.The majority doesn't win. It takes a supermajority of 60/40 not 51-50  bjobotts   Oct-11-11 09:49 PM   #71 
        - 60 to shut down debate? and 51 to pass bills?  alp227   Oct-12-11 12:09 AM   #87 
        - 60 to keep a bill from being voted on. 50 plus the VP to pass or defeat a bill that does manage to  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 06:42 AM   #101 
        - Maybe that depends on your definition of "winning." The main thing for most of these clowns is not  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 07:14 AM   #105 
  - Motherfuckers!  sakabatou   Oct-11-11 06:25 PM   #6 
  - You sound surprised.  primavera   Oct-12-11 12:17 AM   #89 
     - I'm not surprised  sakabatou   Oct-12-11 12:26 AM   #90 
     - so true, even when it's mostly repug policies  newspeak   Oct-12-11 10:56 AM   #117 
  - Make...... Them...... Actually...... Filibuster  thelordofhell   Oct-11-11 06:29 PM   #10 
  - Ditto.  SoapBox   Oct-11-11 06:32 PM   #13 
  - procedural delays are the very definition of a filibuster.  unblock   Oct-11-11 06:41 PM   #17 
  - To "actually filibuster" only requires one member to object with one sentence on Motion to proceed  bjobotts   Oct-11-11 09:59 PM   #73 
  - Bernie Sanders actually SAID STUFF for 8 hours during the Bush tax cuts renewal debate  alp227   Oct-12-11 12:10 AM   #88 
  - They're on the record now!!!  Major Hogwash   Oct-11-11 06:36 PM   #15 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-11-11 06:46 PM   #19 
  - You can't blame Obama for this one.  red dog 1   Oct-11-11 06:53 PM   #24 
     - But inevitably many will  BumRushDaShow   Oct-11-11 07:06 PM   #34 
     - LOL!  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 06:09 AM   #95 
  - Looks like it will be 51-48 after Shaheen votes.  Pirate Smile   Oct-11-11 06:46 PM   #20 
  - Both Tester and Nelson are up for re-election next year!  red dog 1   Oct-11-11 06:50 PM   #23 
  - Run against the Do Nothing Congress  neverforget   Oct-11-11 06:55 PM   #25 
  - "could begin taking up individual elements of the jobs package, possibly as soon as next week"  bluestateguy   Oct-11-11 06:56 PM   #26 
  - why rush? Unemployment hasn't hit 10% yet, or 20, and they've got theirs  wordpix   Oct-11-11 09:09 PM   #61 
  - Please see Reply 99.  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 07:58 AM   #106 
  - What makes you think that any part of this bill that passes will benefit people who are out of work?  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 06:31 AM   #99 
  - DEAR DEMOCRATS DO NOT WATER DOWN THE BILL  AbigailThomas   Oct-11-11 06:59 PM   #27 
  - woah. "Democrats largely rejected taxing the rich". I just read that sentence 3 times.  robinlynne   Oct-11-11 07:01 PM   #28 
  - They are the one percent. Simple as that. Some things to politicians, D or R are more important  Muskypundit   Oct-11-11 07:10 PM   #36 
  - Pretty much. Loyalty to the brotherhood of Plutocrats comes first.  TrollBuster9090   Oct-11-11 07:32 PM   #45 
     - It stuff like that, which makes me think this whole political system is a ruse  Muskypundit   Oct-11-11 07:42 PM   #47 
     - Ding, Ding, Ding,  Pavlo   Oct-11-11 09:03 PM   #58 
     - Term limits were already passed in the state of Washington.  gmee2   Oct-11-11 10:16 PM   #80 
        - President Obama is not the issue. It's way beyond one person. Please see Reply 103 and my sig..  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 08:30 AM   #112 
     - gov of, by and for the rich, it's very clear that's the way it's operating  wordpix   Oct-11-11 09:06 PM   #60 
     - Please see Reply 93.  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 08:12 AM   #110 
     - How could The Carvilles have turned down that invite, given who Mrs. Carville is?  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 08:05 AM   #108 
  - That's a misprint. The PUKES are against taxing the rich.  RBInMaine   Oct-11-11 08:11 PM   #50 
  - The LA Times misprinted THAT? They should issue a retraction right away, then  wordpix   Oct-11-11 09:04 PM   #59 
     - Good luck with that. 2 dems were against taxing the rich so they say "Democrats"  bjobotts   Oct-11-11 10:02 PM   #74 
  - Our form of government is kleptocracy. Our form of economy is plutonomy.  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 07:01 AM   #103 
  - "Democrats largely rejected taxing the rich to pay for it."  ProfessionalLeftist   Oct-11-11 07:03 PM   #30 
  - They are until we primary the s#!t out of them!  TrollBuster9090   Oct-11-11 07:36 PM   #46 
     - The system is designed to re-elect incumbents and to make sure liberals don't win office.  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 08:01 AM   #107 
  - "Democrats largely rejected taxing the rich to pay for it?"  red dog 1   Oct-11-11 07:04 PM   #32 
  - k&r for what a surprise. not  uppityperson   Oct-11-11 07:09 PM   #35 
  - yep, as expected. circus for the masses; circle-jerk for the tribunes; orgies for the wealthy.  marasinghe   Oct-11-11 08:40 PM   #52 
  - Democrats largely rejected taxing the rich to pay for it.  AlbertCat   Oct-11-11 07:12 PM   #38 
  - Jim Webb (D-VA) opposed surtax on millionaires!  red dog 1   Oct-11-11 08:02 PM   #48 
     - Jim Webb, traitor!  wordpix   Oct-11-11 08:59 PM   #56 
  - Nelson and Tester have to go!  red dog 1   Oct-11-11 07:16 PM   #39 
  - Guess I'll have to take a job occupying.  Downwinder   Oct-11-11 07:21 PM   #40 
  - ha, ha, come down to DC, we should occupy the Capitol like they did in WIS  wordpix   Oct-11-11 09:00 PM   #57 
  - Now USE THIS, Mr. President!  So Shall Us   Oct-11-11 07:24 PM   #42 
  - Good joke!  Nihil   Oct-12-11 07:03 AM   #104 
  - Their billionaires must be so proud! nt  valerief   Oct-11-11 07:28 PM   #44 
  - Nuclear  Doctor_J   Oct-11-11 08:06 PM   #49 
  - We should give the senate a book called "Legislating For Dummies".Repubs are destroying the economy  bjobotts   Oct-11-11 10:05 PM   #76 
  - Was anybody expecting anything different?  Demeter   Oct-11-11 08:40 PM   #51 
  - LOL, not out of the Senate.  harun   Oct-11-11 09:46 PM   #68 
  - wtf? "Democrats largely rejected taxing the rich to pay for it"  wordpix   Oct-11-11 08:58 PM   #54 
  - 2Democrats...2 democrats...2 democrats...2 democrats. Geez. explore a little.  bjobotts   Oct-11-11 10:06 PM   #77 
  - Fuck heads! (venting rant follows...)  jimlup   Oct-11-11 09:25 PM   #62 
  - i'm scared to death right now  RayTy   Oct-11-11 09:27 PM   #63 
  - that damn Obama...  dennis4868   Oct-11-11 09:41 PM   #64 
  - Tester and Nelson are running for re-election.  blueclown   Oct-11-11 09:43 PM   #65 
  - How Does This Help?  otohara   Oct-12-11 11:30 AM   #118 
     - Their rationale would probably be that their states will likely vote for GOP nominee  blueclown   Oct-12-11 02:27 PM   #121 
  - Republicans won't be satisfied till America Burns to the ground  AsahinaKimi   Oct-11-11 09:48 PM   #70 
  - They have gated communities which excludes most Americans.Only here a few months a yr  bjobotts   Oct-11-11 10:08 PM   #78 
  - Who could have guessed? (NT)  The Wizard   Oct-11-11 09:52 PM   #72 
  - So what should the president do now?  PragmaticLiberal   Oct-11-11 10:04 PM   #75 
  - America will never recover till all republicans are voted out of government.Can't work with crazies  bjobotts   Oct-11-11 10:11 PM   #79 
     - It can not happen with our current eleciton system. You know that, right.  robinlynne   Oct-11-11 11:34 PM   #86 
     - Will never happen; and even if it did, there would still be the excuse of blue dogs/DINOs..  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 08:35 AM   #113 
  - The President has a campaign issue now. I'd rather it passed because..  mvd   Oct-11-11 10:16 PM   #81 
  - "Break it up" IOW, all the tax breaks will probably pass.  No Elephants   Oct-12-11 06:10 AM   #96 
  - Dems need to hold the GOP over the fire on this one  auburngrad82   Oct-12-11 08:07 AM   #109 
  - Not surprising, but still disappointing...  Blue_Tires   Oct-12-11 11:31 AM   #119 

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