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MadBadger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-06-09 10:42 AM
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28. Frankly, that isnt a good enough reason. I dont want Shrub representing me, but shit happens.
And it isnt your choice.
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  -Burris Should be seated, but the man is an egotistical jackass. hnmnf  Jan-06-09 08:43 AM   #0 
  - As an Illinoisian I disagree with the first bit  IWantAnyDem   Jan-06-09 08:45 AM   #1 
  - As a New Yorker  zidzi   Jan-06-09 03:26 PM   #48 
  - He is a nut. He is a "trail blazer" per his mausoleum, who has one when they are still alive???  Jennicut   Jan-06-09 08:46 AM   #2 
  - A ton of folks do. . .  wndycty   Jan-06-09 08:49 AM   #3 
  - I don't know, I have never seen that before!  Jennicut   Jan-06-09 08:50 AM   #6 
  - Oh, please. It's done all the time. nt  mycritters2   Jan-06-09 01:38 PM   #35 
  - Not odd at all. It's called 'planning.' People who are living  Fire1   Jan-06-09 03:05 PM   #44 
  - Its seems weird to me, as do the Children. And it has NOTHING to do with him being black.  hnmnf   Jan-06-09 08:58 AM   #10 
     - People often name their children after themselves  wndycty   Jan-06-09 09:33 AM   #13 
        - people rarely name more than one child after themselves  cali   Jan-06-09 09:39 AM   #16 
  - As an Illinoisan, I would simply ask you to worry about the egotistical jack ass  mycritters2   Jan-06-09 01:38 PM   #34 
     - Word.  Nickster   Jan-06-09 02:59 PM   #42 
  - If the first part of your statement is true, then he should fit right in.  lazer47   Jan-06-09 08:49 AM   #4 
  - Tee-hee-hee  PurityOfEssence   Jan-06-09 02:48 PM   #39 
  - He should not be seated and his insistence of legitimacy,  randr   Jan-06-09 08:49 AM   #5 
  - What was illegal about the Governor's appointment?  hnmnf   Jan-06-09 08:56 AM   #7 
     - He first attempted to sell it  IWantAnyDem   Jan-06-09 08:58 AM   #8 
     - Except he hasn't been indicted for that yet  Raineyb   Jan-06-09 03:24 PM   #47 
     - Nothing illegal but a dark cloud over Burro since Blago had the seat for sale  Roberto1223   Jan-06-09 08:58 AM   #9 
     - Sure there is a dark cloud, but unless this appointment is proven illegal, its not.  hnmnf   Jan-06-09 08:59 AM   #11 
        - It is the disrespect that Burris is showing to the Democrat  randr   Jan-06-09 09:32 AM   #12 
           - He is 71! Why would he even consider "an eventual run"?  JFKfanforever   Jan-06-09 09:38 AM   #15 
           - Given that the Dem leadership has not shown him much respect,  BlueMTexpat   Jan-06-09 02:48 PM   # 
           - Given that the Dem leadership has not shown him much respect,  BlueMTexpat   Jan-06-09 02:48 PM   #40 
     - The fact that the Illinois SoS hasn't signed off on it as required by the Illinois state constituion  rvablue   Jan-06-09 10:29 AM   #23 
        - That isnt what I asked. I'm talking strictly about Blago appointing him  hnmnf   Jan-06-09 10:37 AM   #25 
  - So is Bill Clinton but that didn't stop me from voting for him twice ...  ShortnFiery   Jan-06-09 09:36 AM   #14 
  - He should be seated, but not until his appointment is certified by the IL SoS, as per  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-06-09 09:42 AM   #17 
  - what is holding up the IL SOS with the certification of Burris.  alyce douglas   Jan-06-09 09:50 AM   #20 
     - He refuses to certify anyone Blago appoints:  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-06-09 10:01 AM   #21 
  - Harry Reid and his repig friends are being a$$holes in both  alyce douglas   Jan-06-09 09:45 AM   #18 
  - I loathe Burris  brianna69   Jan-06-09 09:46 AM   #19 
  - I loathe both Clintons' personalities but they're better legislators than the GOP of any flavor. eom  ShortnFiery   Jan-06-09 10:38 AM   #26 
     - And it's a totally useless comparison.  olkaz   Jan-06-09 10:49 AM   #30 
        - No it's pretty apt to me. The DLC Clintons are better than right wing republicans but in the 1970s  ShortnFiery   Jan-06-09 01:35 PM   #32 
  - "legislature of any State may empower the executive thereof to make temporary appointments"  ieoeja   Jan-06-09 10:10 AM   #22 
  - IMNSHO this is one STUPID battle as there are much more pressing tasks to follow.  ShortnFiery   Jan-06-09 10:40 AM   #27 
     - And two years later the Republicans will take this seat in a cakewalk. n/t  ieoeja   Jan-06-09 01:04 PM   #31 
        - That does not mean that "the national Senate Dems" over-ride a SITTING State's Governor.  ShortnFiery   Jan-06-09 01:36 PM   #33 
           - Last paragraph of the first post of this sub-thread.  ieoeja   Jan-06-09 01:48 PM   #36 
              - The courts will ORDER the SOS to perform her Constitutional Duty.  ShortnFiery   Jan-06-09 02:34 PM   #37 
                 - I'm sure they will. But it buys us time.  ieoeja   Jan-06-09 02:57 PM   #41 
                    - Why? Blago is still LEGALLY the *elected* Governor. "Innocent until proven guilty."  ShortnFiery   Jan-06-09 03:08 PM   #45 
                       - Incompetence and politics.  ieoeja   Jan-06-09 03:54 PM   #49 
  - He should not be seated. As an Illinoisian, I do not want him representing me. n/t  Tatiana   Jan-06-09 10:32 AM   #24 
  - Frankly, that isnt a good enough reason. I dont want Shrub representing me, but shit happens.  hnmnf   Jan-06-09 10:42 AM   #28 
  - To date I have only found one Illini on DU who disagrees with you and I.  ieoeja   Jan-06-09 02:59 PM   #43 
  - He appears to be a wanna be.  Rockholm   Jan-06-09 10:46 AM   #29 
  - He's a ..p o l i t i c i a n ...n/t  SoCalDem   Jan-06-09 02:37 PM   #38 
  - unfortunately true and true on both counts  themaguffin   Jan-06-09 03:12 PM   #46 
 

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