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madinmaryland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-06-07 10:42 AM
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3. Why is the GOP against a simple "up-or-down" vote on this.
They screamed loud and long for this over the last several years, now they are against it.
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  -E.J. Dionne: GOP motives are suspect on Senate antisurge votes babylonsister  Feb-06-07 07:59 AM   #0 
  - Of course, Republicans are free to file a bill to cut off funding ...  struggle4progress   Feb-06-07 10:24 AM   #1 
  - I suspect that the republican motives are to subvert the will of the people  whistle   Feb-06-07 10:32 AM   #2 
  - Why is the GOP against a simple "up-or-down" vote on this.  madinmaryland   Feb-06-07 10:42 AM   #3 
  - while there is money in the current budget, the GOP is powerless for more money  LSK   Feb-06-07 10:52 AM   #4 
  - and you know who'll get blamed. Come 2008 the GOP will twist the facts for the American people  demo dutch   Feb-06-07 11:03 AM   #5 
     - which American people???  LSK   Feb-06-07 11:28 AM   #6 
        - The Dems only hold a small majority & there's plenty of dumb voters out there,  demo dutch   Feb-06-07 11:53 AM   #7 
           - so you are saying the Dems should pass Bush's spending requests?  LSK   Feb-06-07 12:05 PM   #8 
              - Of course not but either way we'll get blamed. For exampe if we win the funding cutoff vote  demo dutch   Feb-06-07 03:34 PM   #9 
                 - If the Democratic party,  agincourt   Feb-06-07 06:39 PM   #12 
  - i pay more attention to dionne than most journalists  ooglymoogly   Feb-06-07 03:52 PM   #10 
  - I heard idiot J. Cornyn on C-SPAN this morning  louis-t   Feb-06-07 06:29 PM   #11 
  - the bushbots are trying to salvage Georgie. But, with patience, Harry will make them pay dearly.  illinoisprogressive   Feb-06-07 09:18 PM   #13 
  - sorry EJ, arguments of logical coherence are ineffective with repubs. n/t  aein   Feb-06-07 11:00 PM   #14 
  - GOP Motives are Suspect  Broken Top   Feb-07-07 03:19 PM   #15 

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