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muriel_volestrangler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-11 03:18 PM
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7. I think he needs a pass on this one - it's 'for' as in 'of the people, by the people, for the people
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"We in government don't need a constitution for the powerful, we don't need laws for the powerful. We need a constitution and laws for the weak. Ultimately the success of our democracy is about the minority having rights, not the majority".
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  -Darrell Issa (R) CA, We dont need laws for the powerful. votesparks  Nov-14-11 02:45 PM   #0 
  - How convenient! Because in America, neither party will make the powerful comply with them!  villager   Nov-14-11 02:57 PM   #1 
  - When I hear idiots say things like that  tech3149   Nov-14-11 03:06 PM   #2 
  - "We need laws for the poor who rip off the rich with their 'social safety net.'"  sakabatou   Nov-14-11 03:07 PM   #3 
  - In Other Words, "Laws are For Little People"  AndyTiedye   Nov-14-11 03:11 PM   #4 
  - We don't. We need laws that apply to EVERYONE,  hughee99   Nov-14-11 03:11 PM   #5 
  - Obviously attempting to say the opposite, but very telling.  truthisfreedom   Nov-14-11 03:16 PM   #6 
  - I think he needs a pass on this one - it's 'for' as in 'of the people, by the people, for the people  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-14-11 03:18 PM   #7 
  - I agree, context is everything...  Demonaut   Nov-14-11 03:24 PM   #8 
  - I agree about him being a douchebag  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-14-11 03:48 PM   #14 
  - Context, eh  quakerboy   Nov-15-11 06:43 PM   #21 
  - The Reponazi keep telling us exactly what they are.  Marnie   Nov-14-11 03:35 PM   #9 
  - Granted, that's indeed what he's saying ... but we need TEXT on full statement....  defendandprotect   Nov-14-11 03:36 PM   #10 
  - he`s a crimnal...  madrchsod   Nov-14-11 03:41 PM   #11 
  - Does he realize how much of a fascist he is?  Metta   Nov-14-11 03:42 PM   #12 
  - Wow.  City Lights   Nov-14-11 03:44 PM   #13 
  - Apparently, telling by the current system n\t  deadinsider   Nov-14-11 05:04 PM   #15 
  - Just called Issa's office  Juneboarder   Nov-14-11 05:18 PM   #16 
  - Hey Issa....This is for you!  SoapBox   Nov-14-11 06:50 PM   #17 
  - What's the point of an oligarchy if the powerful are covered under the same laws as everyone else?  ck4829   Nov-15-11 05:58 AM   #18 
  - Another Dem capmapign commercial written by the Repukes  Doctor_J   Nov-15-11 08:56 AM   #19 
  - Completely misreported - was it intentional? Like Issa or not he  24601   Nov-15-11 05:35 PM   #20 
  - Did he get out of there in one piece?  Amonester   Nov-15-11 06:58 PM   #22 

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