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alcibiades_mystery Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-29-09 07:41 PM
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13. Fun and games in Illinois
Anyone who thinks the impeachment was anything but power plays within the Illinois (and really, Chicago) Democratic machine is a fucking fool.
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  -The Silver lining? IL Legislature had the guts to do what United States Congress didn't with Bush ddeclue  Jan-29-09 06:23 PM   #0 
  - the dems got rid of one of their own - the repubs refused to do that with Bush  stray cat   Jan-29-09 06:24 PM   #1 
  - Well the Dems didn't do it during 2007-2009 so your argument  ddeclue   Jan-29-09 06:24 PM   #2 
     - The Dems were scared that Shrub would fuck them in the ass  Hardrada   Jan-29-09 06:30 PM   #3 
     - Maybe but I don't excuse their wimpiness....  ddeclue   Jan-29-09 06:32 PM   #5 
     - Pelosi and Reid were scared that their own dirty laundry would be dragged out into  salguine   Jan-29-09 08:11 PM   #17 
     - Isn't it a 3/4 majority required for impeachment - dems didn't have the votes  stray cat   Jan-29-09 07:30 PM   #11 
        - 2/3's not 3/4's and THAT is NOT the issue....just an excuse.  ddeclue   Jan-29-09 07:52 PM   #15 
           - You're so so wrong.  Richardo   Jan-30-09 10:55 AM   #20 
  - Was the IL gov really guilty? I mean...was he?  Sequoia   Jan-29-09 06:32 PM   #4 
  - The standard is not strictly a conviction on a violation of the law...  ddeclue   Jan-29-09 06:33 PM   #6 
     - I have no idea what you mean. Clueless here.  Sequoia   Jan-29-09 06:36 PM   #7 
        - Not every impeachment charge has to be a felony.  ddeclue   Jan-29-09 06:52 PM   #10 
           - Thank you.  Sequoia   Jan-30-09 10:42 AM   #19 
  - I doubt they would have gotten rid of Blag if Dick Cheney were his backup.  Diane R   Jan-29-09 06:49 PM   #8 
  - Not until he was arrested  floridablue   Jan-29-09 06:51 PM   #9 
  - still waiting on that indictment  alcibiades_mystery   Jan-29-09 07:52 PM   #16 
  - Not Until He Was the Victim Of a Grandstanding Prosecutor  NashVegas   Jan-29-09 07:33 PM   #12 
  - Fun and games in Illinois  alcibiades_mystery   Jan-29-09 07:41 PM   #13 
  - that's because he was a Dem ...  zbdent   Jan-29-09 07:50 PM   #14 
  - And what precendent did they set? You have a political foe and you want him  Peregrine Took   Jan-29-09 08:16 PM   #18 
 

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