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anonymous171 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-07-09 04:31 PM
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97. We can only hope. nt
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  -Harry Reid: "I don't work for Obama" Phoebe Loosinhouse  Jan-07-09 08:50 AM   #0 
  - and if you go over the bounds Harry I am sure Obama will tell you too.  alyce douglas   Jan-07-09 08:52 AM   #1 
  - Indeed: he clearly works for Bush  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-07-09 08:52 AM   #2 
  - Bingo! nt  No Surrender   Jan-07-09 09:14 AM   #20 
  - +1  uponit7771   Jan-07-09 09:14 AM   #21 
  - I'll ditto that. n/t  truedelphi   Jan-07-09 12:22 PM   #68 
  - Yep  leftstreet   Jan-07-09 01:41 PM   #79 
  - How do we get a new majority leader?  bunnies   Jan-07-09 08:52 AM   #3 
  - The public can do nothing  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-07-09 08:54 AM   #6 
  - Gah. I was afraid of something like that.  bunnies   Jan-07-09 08:59 AM   #11 
  - Three ways: 1. Elect a Republican majority  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-07-09 09:02 AM   #12 
  - 4. Elect a different Democrat in the primaries when Reid is up for reelection  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-07-09 09:05 AM   #14 
  - He is up for reelection next year  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-07-09 09:19 AM   #26 
  - Exactly! The Primary process is how to send a message to Reid and anyone else  FriendlyReminder   Jan-07-09 11:30 AM   #61 
     - Pelosi had a primary challenge and a high-profile gneneral election challenger  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-08-09 05:52 PM   #112 
  - At this point, between elections, #3 is the only practical option.  NCevilDUer   Jan-07-09 10:05 AM   #40 
     - That will never happen  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-07-09 10:20 AM   #46 
     - I think they wouldn't believe you  Enrique   Jan-07-09 11:30 AM   #60 
     - if by "everyone" you mean "everyone on DU", it won't matter  onenote   Jan-07-09 01:35 PM   #77 
  - you want one that rubber stamps everything Obama does?  Enrique   Jan-07-09 09:07 AM   #16 
  - That's not the point. Did Reid ever say this to Bush?  yardwork   Jan-07-09 09:16 AM   #23 
  - the point is that McConnell didn't say it to Bush  Enrique   Jan-07-09 09:22 AM   #28 
     - Acting independently but cooperatively with the president comes with Reid's job description.  yardwork   Jan-07-09 09:46 AM   #35 
     - If you think Reid "of course" opposed bush, then I can understand  NCevilDUer   Jan-07-09 10:07 AM   # 
        - factually of course he opposed Bush nearly always  Enrique   Jan-07-09 11:26 AM   #58 
           - Please, give me examples.  NCevilDUer   Jan-07-09 11:56 AM   #65 
              - Social Security privatization  Enrique   Jan-07-09 12:16 PM   #66 
                 - The only reason he bucked Bush on that was that half the  NCevilDUer   Jan-07-09 12:56 PM   #71 
                    - that revisionism is just sad  Enrique   Jan-07-09 01:27 PM   #75 
                       - No spin necessary. Drilling ANWR doesn't make any economic  NCevilDUer   Jan-07-09 02:33 PM   #83 
                          - it makes sense for the oil companies  Enrique   Jan-07-09 04:28 PM   #95 
                             - but somehow the oil companies made record profits over the past few  NCevilDUer   Jan-08-09 09:36 AM   #111 
  - No. I want one that doesnt have his head shoved up his ass.  bunnies   Jan-07-09 10:01 AM   #37 
  - This is the @#*! that conservative Dems did to Clinton in '93. It stinks. nt  MookieWilson   Jan-07-09 04:17 PM   #90 
     - you talking about Gephardt opposing NAFTA?  Enrique   Jan-07-09 08:14 PM   #102 
  - I wish WE could recruit Chris Dodd!!!!  Roxy66   Jan-07-09 09:37 AM   #31 
     - Agreed!  bunnies   Jan-07-09 10:00 AM   #36 
     - go for it!  Enrique   Jan-07-09 11:25 AM   #57 
     - stop talking about it and do it  Enrique   Jan-07-09 11:24 AM   #56 
     - Why Chris Dodd? So that he could give the rest of our remaining treasury money to the  loudsue   Jan-07-09 01:03 PM   #72 
  - He rolled over for Bush, he is an idiot!  Jennicut   Jan-07-09 08:53 AM   #4 
  - no shit.  Blarch   Jan-07-09 08:54 AM   #7 
  - Now he finds his spine?  Moochy   Jan-07-09 08:54 AM   #5 
  - Watch it Harry. You are up for reelection in 2010 and Obama carried Nevada.  yellowcanine   Jan-07-09 08:57 AM   #8 
  - Reid strikes me as not a team player with regard specifically to Obama. I can't put my finger on why  closeupready   Jan-07-09 08:57 AM   #9 
  - It's because Reid is playing on the DLC team, not the Democratic  NCevilDUer   Jan-07-09 10:09 AM   #44 
     - Yup. That's probably it.  closeupready   Jan-07-09 10:36 AM   #47 
  - or the way many of the democrats did for Bush - Although I do want an independent congress  dmordue   Jan-07-09 08:58 AM   #10 
  - We voted for Obama, the chain of command goes down the  yy4me   Jan-07-09 09:03 AM   #13 
  - Can we get rid of them ?  Blarch   Jan-07-09 09:07 AM   #15 
  - how many times has this been asked?  Enrique   Jan-07-09 09:11 AM   #17 
  - You need to brush up on the three branches of government part of the Constitution.  DemItAllAnyway   Jan-07-09 09:11 AM   #18 
  - I am aware of the legislative, executive and judiciary branches  yy4me   Jan-07-09 09:38 AM   #32 
  - Do you know how our government works?  Zywiec   Jan-07-09 11:44 AM   #63 
  - harry reid doesn't work for obama and reid doesn't work for "us"  onenote   Jan-07-09 01:39 PM   #78 
  - What the hell? Ambition set against ambition...that's how it's supposed to work.  MJDuncan1982   Jan-07-09 06:40 PM   #99 
  - You best go back and re-take your civics classes.  biopowertoday   Jan-07-09 08:40 PM   #103 
  - We know who you work for, Harry.  billyoc   Jan-07-09 09:12 AM   #19 
  - Well he rolled over for Bush  Autumn   Jan-07-09 09:15 AM   #22 
  - Good.  globalvillage   Jan-07-09 09:16 AM   #24 
  - I'm willing to give Reid the benefit of the doubt.  Cary   Jan-07-09 09:16 AM   #25 
  - Your post implies...  Blarch   Jan-07-09 09:21 AM   #27 
     - Why is that? n/t  Cary   Jan-07-09 10:18 AM   #45 
  - That's great Harry but why are you making statements like this?  firedupdem   Jan-07-09 09:23 AM   #29 
  - Too Bad He NEVER Had THE BALLS To Say The Same To THE IDIOT &  ChiciB1   Jan-07-09 09:29 AM   #30 
  - He's such a wimp he'll back off this too.  Bleachers7   Jan-07-09 09:40 AM   #33 
  - True, Harry, but  NV Whino   Jan-07-09 09:45 AM   #34 
  - He's right.  kiva   Jan-07-09 10:01 AM   #38 
  - +1  nsd   Jan-07-09 10:04 AM   #39 
  - He couldn't say the same about Bush though. (DiFi couldn't either.)  polichick   Jan-07-09 10:07 AM   #41 
  - That would be fine if Reid didn't roll over repeatedly for Bush.  WI_DEM   Jan-07-09 10:07 AM   #42 
  - Isn't this idiot the only Dem to vote against the Fair Pay for Women Act?  BrentTaylor   Jan-07-09 10:07 AM   #43 
  - Reid was one of the cosponsors of that bill,along with  paulk   Jan-07-09 04:37 PM   #98 
  - Reid is full of shit. He'll cave to Obama just like he caved to Bush.  Elrond Hubbard   Jan-07-09 10:37 AM   #48 
  - Is it shallow of me to reply to this thread now just to get the flamey thing?  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Jan-07-09 10:42 AM   #49 
  - Probably.  Elrond Hubbard   Jan-07-09 10:44 AM   #50 
     - Hope you're right!  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Jan-07-09 10:45 AM   #51 
        - Do you think Reid has the spine to stand up to Rahmbo?  Elrond Hubbard   Jan-07-09 10:48 AM   #52 
           - Absolutely not - Rahmbo will make mincemeat of him in short order. nt  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Jan-07-09 10:54 AM   #53 
           - No way - Don't let the kids watch that fight!  MookieWilson   Jan-07-09 04:19 PM   #91 
  - i agree Obama has an advantage over Reid  Enrique   Jan-07-09 11:28 AM   #59 
  - We can only hope. nt  anonymous171   Jan-07-09 04:31 PM   #97 
  - Way to take a stand against our own people, Harry!  Oregonian   Jan-07-09 10:54 AM   #54 
  - I cannot stand the sight of Harry Reid anymore.  Vinca   Jan-07-09 10:56 AM   #55 
  - Harry Reid: "I don't work for Obama",  Beacool   Jan-07-09 11:43 AM   #62 
  - Darn right he doesn't work for Obama (or the Democrats)  butlerd   Jan-07-09 11:44 AM   #64 
  - What about when Reid doesn't know his  zidzi   Jan-07-09 12:17 PM   #67 
  - If he was working for us  yellerpup   Jan-07-09 12:34 PM   #69 
  - what's that?  d_b   Jan-07-09 12:56 PM   #70 
  - How about working with Obama,  zidzi   Jan-07-09 01:03 PM   #73 
  - Reid's agenda:  onenote   Jan-07-09 01:42 PM   #80 
  - what does that have to do with anything?  Enrique   Jan-07-09 02:05 PM   #82 
  - you know, even with the sarcasm smilie, some here are going to believe what you said!!  onenote   Jan-07-09 02:38 PM   #85 
  - That's what I'm saying..Reid doesn't  zidzi   Jan-07-09 02:38 PM   #84 
  - There you go. Perfect! This is not time for Reid to be preening about how important he is...  MookieWilson   Jan-07-09 04:20 PM   #92 
  - What they said, and what they meant....  guruoo   Jan-07-09 01:04 PM   #74 
  - Typical Harry  onefreespiritedchick   Jan-07-09 01:30 PM   #76 
  - Reid works for the American People, just Like Obama will.  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 01:53 PM   #81 
  - it's not about Obama  Enrique   Jan-07-09 03:42 PM   #88 
  - I don't see what the problem with this is. Do you agree with BushCo?  Sparkly   Jan-07-09 02:44 PM   #86 
  - I am so pissed off!!!  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jan-07-09 02:45 PM   #87 
  - Technically, he's right. But he's also got to go. The sooner the better. He's worse than useless.  MookieWilson   Jan-07-09 04:16 PM   #89 
  - But when it comes to Bush, Reid does what he's told.  anonymous171   Jan-07-09 04:21 PM   #93 
  - I don't like Reid at all. He is not a leader. He is weak. But, he is right here.  AlinPA   Jan-07-09 04:23 PM   #94 
  - Doesn't anyone remember the "separation of powers?"  Writer   Jan-07-09 04:29 PM   #96 
  - Evidently not.  Sparkly   Jan-07-09 06:42 PM   #100 
  - You mean like during the Bush admin...o wait, shit...still is the Bush admin...sigh  uponit7771   Jan-08-09 05:18 AM   #108 
  - After all the good work the majority leader did for junior, you'd think he would give  indepat   Jan-07-09 06:47 PM   #101 
  - Why is this guy senate leader?  donna123   Jan-07-09 09:01 PM   #104 
  - Yeah! You Tell him! Just like you told George Bush.... oh wait, I forgot, your a fucking fucktard.  Political Heretic   Jan-07-09 09:28 PM   #105 
  - Obama slapped Reid down earlier today.  backscatter712   Jan-08-09 02:41 AM   #106 
  - would have been nice if we heard all this stuff before.  ejpoeta   Jan-08-09 03:15 AM   #107 
  - As a Nevadan, Sen. Reid works for me. As his boss, I am not pleased with his job performance.  DRoseDARs   Jan-08-09 05:29 AM   #109 
  - Harry Reid only works for three guys and nobody else  Sebastian Doyle   Jan-08-09 09:16 AM   #110 
  - Picture if you will, the Repuke Party Head saying this about * in  treestar   Jan-08-09 08:58 PM   #113 

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