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nothingshocksmeanymore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-28-04 05:14 PM
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3. You mean the 87 billion for Halliburton?
Edited on Sat Feb-28-04 05:14 PM by nothingshocksmeanymo
Where they tossed in body armor as a bone? What a fucking joke!

That is the bill Kerry voted against last year.
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  -Is it true that Kerry voted against bill providing body armor for soldiers dd123  Feb-28-04 05:10 PM   #0 
  - That was part of Bush $72 billion Iraq pork barrel bill.  David Dunham   Feb-28-04 05:12 PM   #1 
  - Drip, drip, drip...  Padraig18   Feb-28-04 05:12 PM   #2 
  - Edwards voted against the 87 billion too.  JHBowden   Feb-28-04 05:20 PM   #7 
  - I'm aware of that.  Padraig18   Feb-28-04 05:23 PM   #9 
     - That's so pathetic....  XanthaS   Feb-28-04 05:25 PM   #11 
     - *I* didn't.  Padraig18   Feb-28-04 05:33 PM   #15 
     - On the other hand, Edwards *lack* of record will delight Rove too  emulatorloo   Feb-28-04 05:42 PM   #19 
  - I don't like it.  MATTMAN   Feb-28-04 05:59 PM   #23 
  - You mean the 87 billion for Halliburton?  nothingshocksmeanymore   Feb-28-04 05:14 PM   #3 
  - That's Right. This is a Bad Line of Attack for Bush. JE also voted No.  David Dunham   Feb-28-04 05:15 PM   #4 
  - It was nothing more than a HANDOUT to his corporate cronies  nothingshocksmeanymore   Feb-28-04 05:18 PM   #6 
     - Besides, that armor should have been supplied LONG before that bill, and  blm   Feb-28-04 05:22 PM   #8 
        - Link?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-28-04 05:28 PM   #13 
        - It's in Kerry's ENTIRE record on defense spending.  blm   Feb-28-04 05:37 PM   #17 
           - Oh.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-28-04 05:48 PM   #21 
        - Exactly. This equipment should have already been provided for troops.  flpoljunkie   Feb-28-04 06:41 PM   #29 
  - That's the one!  PROGRESSIVE1   Feb-28-04 05:16 PM   #5 
  - I remember thinking then that this would come up later as an attack point.  Zhade   Feb-28-04 06:12 PM   #26 
     - That is doing exactly what the Constitution says is their job on war  jansu   Feb-28-04 07:18 PM   #33 
        - Well, to be even clearer, that is what the War Powers Act allows.  Zhade   Feb-28-04 07:34 PM   #34 
  - So Bush* passed a bill and  TorchesAndPitchforks   Feb-28-04 05:25 PM   #10 
  - You mean they sent them to war without body armor?  alcuno   Feb-28-04 05:25 PM   #12 
  - Not quite ...  robg   Feb-28-04 05:42 PM   #18 
  - Is he referring to the 87 billion?  cindyw   Feb-28-04 05:33 PM   #14 
  - This is actually a claim that any Dem candidate could  fearnobush   Feb-28-04 05:33 PM   #16 
  - Bush is to blame for not having properly prepared troops in Iraq  zulchzulu   Feb-28-04 05:46 PM   #20 
  - Hey, no matter what crap they have on Kerry  still_one   Feb-28-04 05:56 PM   #22 
  - Gee how nice to see their concern for our soldiers. NOT!  Mflorence   Feb-28-04 06:04 PM   #24 
  - Correct me if I am wrong  jbfam4   Feb-28-04 06:10 PM   #25 
  - I would agree this is a weak attack by Bush Co  Asteroid   Feb-28-04 06:39 PM   #28 
  - All I know is that if I were a senator who voted to send people  dd123   Feb-28-04 06:34 PM   #27 
  - You must not have seen "Iraq Watch" on CSPAN on Wed evenings.  alcuno   Feb-28-04 07:09 PM   #31 
  - He did last December. Surely you must have heard about it.  blm   Feb-28-04 07:00 PM   #30 
     - Hmmm plans to reimburse families.  dd123   Feb-28-04 07:14 PM   #32 

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