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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-27-07 01:34 PM
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1. The process of investigating and the hearings alone should suffice. n/t
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  -Explain to me how the Senate can impeach with so few votes. madfloridian  Jul-27-07 01:32 PM   #0 
  - The process of investigating and the hearings alone should suffice. n/t  IanDB1   Jul-27-07 01:34 PM   #1 
  - That's what they are doing. I agree.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 01:34 PM   #2 
  - Amen. Let the hearings take place - if there is still not 2/3 rds, let  higher class   Jul-27-07 01:54 PM   #20 
  - Because the trial will expose the evil underbelly of BushCo..  tridim   Jul-27-07 01:36 PM   #3 
  - They are putting the investigations out there now, aren't they?  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 01:37 PM   #4 
  - Conyers has staff members who HAVE investigated  proud2Blib   Jul-27-07 01:41 PM   #9 
  - My question is about the trial in the Senate.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 01:46 PM   #13 
     - I don't think they will lose  proud2Blib   Jul-27-07 01:57 PM   #22 
     - Yes. Just like it was better to have the overnight debate and lose than not to  John Q. Citizen   Jul-27-07 01:57 PM   #23 
     - YES!  NCevilDUer   Jul-27-07 02:20 PM   #27 
     - No.  jenmarie   Jul-27-07 02:40 PM   #30 
     - I'm not aware of the rule you cite  Geoff R. Casavant   Jul-27-07 03:03 PM   #38 
     - The HOUSE is the body that conducts the Investigations and interviews the witnesses...not the Senate  KoKo01   Jul-27-07 03:01 PM   #37 
     - That is what I posted in the OP.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 03:07 PM   #40 
     - Yes! nt  Sparkly   Jul-27-07 06:52 PM   #59 
  - Oversite hearings and impeachment inquiery hearings are fundementaly different.  John Q. Citizen   Jul-27-07 01:48 PM   #15 
  - That is exactly right! I am so sick of hearing, "But we don't have the votes."  driver8   Jul-27-07 01:38 PM   #5 
  - Aren't they doing investigations now?  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 01:39 PM   #7 
  - Without being able to get the Subpoenaed documents...they can't fully investigate..  KoKo01   Jul-27-07 02:50 PM   #34 
     - That isn't true  MonkeyFunk   Jul-27-07 08:32 PM   #73 
  - and we still won't have the votes. {nt}  Aya Reiko   Jul-27-07 05:27 PM   #48 
  - Everyone already knows how corrupt they are.  Telly Savalas   Jul-27-07 08:07 PM   #72 
  - And if they can't, they will vote them out for their lawlessness.  aquart   Jul-27-07 01:52 PM   #19 
  - Explain to me how they will get the votes without scheduling hearings and  proud2Blib   Jul-27-07 01:39 PM   #6 
  - You really think they would get the votes in the Senate?  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 01:40 PM   #8 
  - Yes I do  proud2Blib   Jul-27-07 01:43 PM   #11 
  - Rats and a sinking ship  Capn Sunshine   Jul-27-07 08:41 PM   #74 
  - Airing the evidence?  Buck Rabbit   Jul-27-07 06:19 PM   #55 
  - The question should be how can the Senate convict with so few votes.  Benhurst   Jul-27-07 01:42 PM   #10 
  - That is assuming the Republicans to be of normal ilk.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 01:48 PM   #16 
  - If I'm ever cut off from DU I'll get a parrot that goes, We don't have the votes, we don't  Phredicles   Jul-27-07 01:45 PM   #12 
  - So we do have the votes?  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 01:46 PM   #14 
  - Not today. So we should just give up on the idea?  Phredicles   Jul-27-07 01:51 PM   #18 
     - But everyday the Democrats are exposing more corruption, aren't they?  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 01:54 PM   #21 
        - Just so it gets there. But usually the "We don't have the votes" line  Phredicles   Jul-27-07 02:02 PM   #25 
  - see  miceelf   Jul-27-07 02:43 PM   #31 
  - you JUST DO IT!  LSK   Jul-27-07 01:50 PM   #17 
  - let me see --  wildhorses   Jul-27-07 01:57 PM   #24 
  - New rule: Never say "we don't have the votes."  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 02:14 PM   #26 
  - As I've said above, and have been saying for months,  NCevilDUer   Jul-27-07 02:30 PM   #29 
  - Good lord and good luck  miceelf   Jul-27-07 02:45 PM   #32 
  - Yes, I really think this group of Republicans will stick with Bush.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 02:49 PM   #33 
     - You know?  miceelf   Jul-27-07 02:57 PM   #35 
  - "mad" are you talking about the final vote in the Senate or do you Mean votes in House to Begin the  KoKo01   Jul-27-07 02:59 PM   #36 
     - The Senate. You misunderstand. I am for impeachment.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 03:05 PM   #39 
        - What about "getting the votes" do you not get?  NCevilDUer   Jul-27-07 04:05 PM   #42 
        - See, you just did it.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 04:14 PM   #43 
        - Please, don't change the subject.  NCevilDUer   Jul-27-07 04:25 PM   #45 
           - There are no dangers?  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 05:07 PM   #47 
              - OK, spell out the dangers. I don't see any.  NCevilDUer   Jul-27-07 06:15 PM   #54 
        - It's NOT about's about what HOUSE CAN DO for IMPEACHMENT INVESTIGATIONS!  KoKo01   Jul-27-07 05:31 PM   #49 
           - Then don't yell.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 05:56 PM   #52 
        - You still don't seem to understand that it's the HOUSE that is charged with Investigation Hearings  KoKo01   Jul-27-07 05:55 PM   #51 
           - Read this. Correct me.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 06:11 PM   #53 
              - The Senate's role is only to GET VOTES...HOUSE JOB is to INVESTIGATE WITH POWER!  KoKo01   Jul-27-07 06:26 PM   #56 
                 - I think we should impeach....but I hate seeing Dems bashed.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 06:41 PM   #58 
                    - It's a matter of you refusing to listen.  NCevilDUer   Jul-27-07 09:20 PM   #75 
  - our congresscritters, have for the most part, taken a calculated unity pledge  rodeodance   Jul-27-07 02:21 PM   #28 
  - Others are questioning, so I don't feel so bad.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 03:31 PM   #41 
  - I want out of Iraq right now.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 04:16 PM   #44 
  - They're keeping the heat on. That's the best strategy  Husb2Sparkly   Jul-27-07 04:41 PM   #46 
  - Amazing, I am in the "Don't impeach unless you can get out of committee and thru The House" group.  Buck Rabbit   Jul-27-07 05:51 PM   #50 
  - I'm getting damn tired of answering  ProudDad   Jul-27-07 06:34 PM   #57 
  - I am damn tired of being insulted for asking questions.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 06:58 PM   #60 
     - calm down....theres a new group forming  bluedog   Jul-27-07 07:03 PM   #61 
     - Do not kid yourself.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 07:09 PM   #62 
     - Do you have a link?  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 07:15 PM   #63 
        - yep...I didn't sign up though..oh well  bluedog   Jul-27-07 07:19 PM   #64 
     - Here's your thread title  ProudDad   Jul-27-07 07:43 PM   #66 
        - Pelosi is not a coward.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 07:46 PM   #68 
  - "we don't have the votes"....dangerous words to use here.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 07:38 PM   #65 
  - Naw  ProudDad   Jul-27-07 07:44 PM   #67 
     - overused? Try truth .we don't have them yet!  bluedog   Jul-27-07 07:46 PM   #69 
     - I disagree.  madfloridian   Jul-27-07 07:47 PM   #70 
        - I dont' think you're an "idiot"  ProudDad   Jul-27-07 08:07 PM   #71 
  - theres the rub -- the votes and the numbers  Supersedeas   Jul-28-07 08:14 AM   #76 

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