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Spiffarino Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-06-07 12:01 AM
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57. Is, in this case, a hack.
I'm sorry, but political pragmatism does not trump the Constitution. Louise Slaughter has been an awesome member of the House for a long time. It's time for her to get real on this and stop being afraid of the big bad Republican Noise Machine.

Regardless of her illustrious past, Louise does not get a pass on this one: Nobody does. She took an oath to preserve, protect and defend the United States Constitution. This President and his henchmen are hell-bent on destroying it. If she cannot defend it against these bastards, she needs to step aside for somebody who will.
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  -Rep. Louise M. Slaughter(D) New York: They have got us in a vise dajoki  Aug-04-07 10:20 PM   #0 
  - YOU! ARE! THE! FUCKING! MAJORITY!!!!  thoughtanarchist   Aug-04-07 10:23 PM   #1 
  - Bullshit. Weak. Assholes. Disgust.  NRaleighLiberal   Aug-04-07 10:23 PM   #2 
  - How can they cave to...  dajoki   Aug-04-07 10:27 PM   #5 
  - Simple--we have a bunch of elected pussies  vssmith   Aug-05-07 08:52 AM   #39 
  - What vise? What pressure?  DavidD   Aug-04-07 10:25 PM   #3 
  - Even if you are in a vise  burrowowl   Aug-04-07 10:26 PM   #4 
  - There is what? maybe 5,000 Al quiedas and this country's  rurallib   Aug-04-07 10:31 PM   # 
  - If you're in a vise, you should be screaming bloody murder!  Gloria   Aug-04-07 10:31 PM   #6 
  - Weezy has done so in the past.  Karenina   Aug-05-07 08:05 PM   #54 
  - Only inside the beltway is there a vise and it is of your own groupthink creation. (n/t)  IndyOp   Aug-04-07 10:31 PM   #7 
  - I have to agree unfortunately.  sparosnare   Aug-04-07 10:34 PM   #8 
  - How about this...  dajoki   Aug-04-07 10:45 PM   #13 
  - Dems would still be blamed.  sparosnare   Aug-04-07 10:56 PM   #17 
     - You are correct...  dajoki   Aug-04-07 11:08 PM   #19 
     - why do they need to be afraid and why should we Dems be afraid?  tigereye   Aug-05-07 12:12 AM   #28 
     - The power grab is complete....  elizm   Aug-05-07 07:43 AM   #35 
     - Democrats will be blamed by the Right Wing, no matter what...  PBass   Aug-05-07 09:10 PM   #55 
  - The Administration must be planning something  alarimer   Aug-05-07 09:52 AM   #41 
  - Glad to see I am not alone  Inuca   Aug-05-07 04:59 PM   #48 
  - Dems need to stop buying into this BS.  AtomicKitten   Aug-04-07 10:37 PM   #9 
  - I think they are beyond help!  IndianaGreen   Aug-05-07 12:48 AM   #32 
  - Rep Slaughter  spag68   Aug-04-07 10:38 PM   #10 
  - respectfully  AtomicKitten   Aug-04-07 10:47 PM   #14 
  - Gore would be my first choice.  spag68   Aug-04-07 11:15 PM   #21 
     - mine too - by a long shot  AtomicKitten   Aug-04-07 11:20 PM   #23 
  - I'll tell you how it plays out  liberalmike27   Aug-05-07 07:49 AM   #36 
  - None of the vitriol on this page  bvar22   Aug-05-07 09:41 AM   #40 
  - .  Spiffarino   Aug-06-07 12:02 AM   #58 
  - Is, in this case, a hack.  Spiffarino   Aug-06-07 12:01 AM   #57 
  - They have got us in a vise...  anotheryellowdog   Aug-04-07 10:41 PM   #11 
  - vacation schmacation  ananda   Aug-05-07 07:38 AM   #33 
  - I have to agree in part. And that is why I have learned to hate these...  AX10   Aug-04-07 10:44 PM   #12 
  - Yes, the thugs are good at spin and PR...  dajoki   Aug-04-07 10:50 PM   #15 
  - Thank you - we are thinking the same thing.  sparosnare   Aug-04-07 10:59 PM   #18 
  - Why did we bother to vote last November  Maccagirl   Aug-04-07 10:53 PM   #16 
  - For the record, Slaughter voted NO tonight.  countmyvote4real   Aug-04-07 11:15 PM   #20 
  - Do you happen to have that list?  dajoki   Aug-04-07 11:18 PM   #22 
  - try this  cosmicdot   Aug-04-07 11:26 PM   #24 
     - Thank you, that's it n/t  dajoki   Aug-04-07 11:32 PM   #25 
  - Yes, but she's excusing the 41 who voted yes ...  maryallen   Aug-05-07 01:59 PM   #45 
  - The New York Times has changed the story...  dajoki   Aug-04-07 11:45 PM   #26 
  - Sorry excuse  emilyg   Aug-05-07 12:05 AM   #27 
  - Democrats are as guilty as the GOP in dismantling the Constitution  IndianaGreen   Aug-05-07 12:43 AM   #29 
  - JUST SAY NO...for crying out loud...how the hell hard is it for these  windbreeze   Aug-05-07 12:45 AM   #30 
  - Does anyone have a list of the DEM TRAITORS?  ProudDad   Aug-05-07 12:46 AM   #31 
  - No bill would have meant a new MIHOP  Roland99   Aug-05-07 07:43 AM   #34 
  - Not giving in to war criminals?  maryallen   Aug-05-07 02:03 PM   #46 
     - Which is worse? A newly fabricated 9/11 2.0 or this bill?  Roland99   Aug-05-07 05:21 PM   #51 
        - Then the Dems need to spin this to their advantage...  sueh   Aug-06-07 12:20 AM   #59 
  - If they didn't before, they do now that they can spy on you at will.  Rose Siding   Aug-05-07 08:11 AM   #37 
  - These people are always so worried about getting elected  high density   Aug-05-07 08:43 AM   #38 
  - After all this time, why don't our Dem leaders know how to play the offensive?  quiet.american   Aug-05-07 11:11 AM   #42 
  - I do not get...  dajoki   Aug-05-07 04:20 PM   #47 
     - Yep -- that's two of us. n/t  quiet.american   Aug-05-07 05:31 PM   #52 
        - Yes, it seems simple enough n/t  dajoki   Aug-06-07 01:11 PM   #62 
  - I would not play chicken with Bush if the life he was gambling was not his own.  Donald Ian Rankin   Aug-05-07 11:15 AM   #43 
  - Go home, Louise.  maryallen   Aug-05-07 01:49 PM   #44 
  - This is RIDICULOUS!  Inuca   Aug-05-07 05:12 PM   #49 
     - I will NOT SHUT UP!  maryallen   Aug-06-07 05:01 PM   #63 
  - Louise Slaughter was a HERO of mine along with Conyers and Waxman...  KoKo01   Aug-05-07 05:21 PM   #50 
  - asking for a warrant is not being weak  bambino   Aug-05-07 06:04 PM   #53 
  - IDIOTS  hawkowl88   Aug-05-07 11:50 PM   #56 
  - To repeat the most apt response to the OP: IDIOTS!  Seabiscuit   Aug-06-07 12:24 AM   #60 
  - Not matter what they do, they can't appease the scum  farmboxer   Aug-06-07 02:28 AM   #61 
 

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