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cali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-05-07 01:35 PM
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30. no thanks.
I'll continue to post on any thread I want to. And when Leahy does something I think worthy of criticism, I'll criticize him. I don't because I think he's truly one of the good guys, and does display political courage. I don't spend time criticizng Feingold, Sanders, Kennedy, Kerry and others who are actually fight to restore the Constitution either.

You don't seem to have a clue as to the realities of the Senate.

And I actually supported his holding hearings for Mukasey and thought it was a big mistake for him to say he wouldn't hold hearings unless he got the subpoenaed material. I knew that wasn't going to happen and I knew he wouldn't get any support for NOT holding hearings.

Yes, I and most of my fellow Vermonters, think a lot of Pat Leahy- and we have good reasons for it.
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  -Here's how Leahy can make it up to us: rateyes  Nov-03-07 01:19 PM   #0 
  - Who has the final say, Leahy or Reid? nt  babylonsister   Nov-03-07 01:20 PM   #1 
  - Leahy, at the moment...  rateyes   Nov-03-07 01:28 PM   #3 
     - Uh, Leahy doesn't control the Senate schedule or agenda. But hey, whatever. NT  MADem   Nov-03-07 11:50 PM   #17 
        - He does control the committee though. And if it isn't voted on,  MiniMe   Nov-04-07 07:22 AM   #18 
        - And then we get to hear the "up or down vote" whine.  MADem   Nov-04-07 10:22 AM   #22 
        - Uh, Leahy controls the JUDICIARY COMMITTEE hearing  rateyes   Nov-04-07 07:27 AM   #19 
           - Well, DUH. But he doesn't make the decision as to when the full Senate advises and consents.  MADem   Nov-04-07 10:20 AM   #20 
              - Well, Duh....by the rules it has to be voted on in the Judiciary  rateyes   Nov-04-07 12:56 PM   #23 
                 - Yes, it does. Bully for you for realizing that!  MADem   Nov-04-07 02:07 PM   #24 
                    - You do realize that without a vote in committee, there is no  rateyes   Nov-05-07 12:23 AM   #25 
                       - No, Leahy cannot. Unless he Waterboards DiFi and Schumer until they accede to his demands.  MADem   Nov-05-07 01:09 PM   #27 
                          - you make an important point that most on this board seem to  paulk   Nov-05-07 01:20 PM   #28 
                             - THANK you!!!!!! And thank you for your succinct last paragraph.  MADem   Nov-05-07 01:31 PM   #29 
                                - this is a step in the right direction  paulk   Nov-05-07 01:38 PM   #31 
                                   - See, he's no fool. That's EXPERIENCE talking, there.  MADem   Nov-05-07 01:46 PM   #32 
  - I agree. He can still stop this. rec'd  williesgirl   Nov-03-07 01:23 PM   #2 
  - They HAVE to vote on it... NO, hopefully.  DCKit   Nov-03-07 02:24 PM   #4 
  - Not if there ain't no recess. NT  MADem   Nov-03-07 02:27 PM   #6 
  - Make WHAT up?  MADem   Nov-03-07 02:26 PM   #5 
  - The judiciary committee is voting, not the entire Senate if I understand  babylonsister   Nov-03-07 02:49 PM   #7 
  - Yes. The Committee votes to put the candidate before the FULL SENATE  MADem   Nov-03-07 03:04 PM   #9 
  - Leahy could lock...  Inuca   Nov-03-07 02:52 PM   #8 
  - Or, as I suggested upthread, he could WATERBOARD one or both of them so that they'd vote  MADem   Nov-03-07 03:06 PM   #10 
     - What about  Inuca   Nov-03-07 03:30 PM   #11 
        - Yeah, that's the ticket--Get in LINE, DiFi, or you're next, ya see? Heh heh... nt  MADem   Nov-03-07 04:38 PM   #12 
  - God, this has really gotten ridiculous  cali   Nov-03-07 06:16 PM   #14 
     - Yep. A course in basic government might indeed be in order, eh? nt  MADem   Nov-03-07 11:49 PM   #16 
        - Some people just aren't interested  cali   Nov-04-07 10:22 AM   #21 
  - I am so sick of you  cali   Nov-03-07 06:13 PM   #13 
     - .  Richardo   Nov-03-07 06:17 PM   #15 
     - The ignore feature is your friend, cali...  rateyes   Nov-05-07 12:27 AM   #26 
        - no thanks.  cali   Nov-05-07 01:35 PM   #30 
           - Well, you saying that you're "sick of me" isn't going to  rateyes   Nov-05-07 02:13 PM   #33 
 

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