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TwilightZone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-20-09 02:52 PM
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24. They wouldn't be irrelevant.
I agree that Harry needs to be a stronger leader, but the Blue Dogs are a bigger voting blog than most of us will admit.
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  -I am exhausted.. as much by the left as I am by the right.. Peacetrain  May-20-09 11:51 AM   #0 
  - when people post angry posts about the President not taking tougher stands  grantcart   May-20-09 11:56 AM   #1 
  - But by George we will hold his feet to the fire for it!  Peacetrain   May-20-09 11:59 AM   #4 
  - And in this case not only do they have any backbone  Arugula Latte   May-20-09 12:00 PM   #5 
  - yeah well, about that heavy lifting.  sui generis   May-20-09 12:03 PM   #7 
  - and unfortunately you cannot simply change the code of military justice  grantcart   May-20-09 12:18 PM   #13 
  - There is NOTHING "heavy lifting" about an executive order that can be REVERSED  HopeOverFear   May-20-09 01:55 PM   #21 
     - yeah, and that post belongs to one of them  sui generis   May-20-09 02:40 PM   #23 
        - Obama doesn't need to start a motherfucking thing.  HopeOverFear   May-20-09 04:02 PM   #28 
           - the two things are not exclusive  sui generis   May-20-09 04:22 PM   #29 
              - Well you know what they say  HopeOverFear   May-20-09 05:33 PM   #31 
                 - Ha!! n/t  vaberella   May-20-09 05:37 PM   #32 
                 - brilliant rejoinder  sui generis   May-21-09 08:04 AM   #39 
                 - sorry you went there all by yourself  sui generis   May-21-09 08:03 AM   #38 
  - Yes, he has been left by himself. Most of Congress is useless and pathetic.  Jennicut   May-21-09 09:09 AM   #41 
  - How did you ever conflate Harry Reid with "the left?"  villager   May-20-09 11:57 AM   #2 
  - Exactly! I don't understand why we allow the wingnuts to define who we are.  Liberal_Stalwart71   May-20-09 11:58 AM   #3 
  - I had to laugh when Michael Steele called Pelosi a "radical" yesterday n/t  emulatorloo   May-20-09 12:02 PM   #6 
     - they are just so far to the right  iamthebandfanman   May-20-09 12:14 PM   #12 
  - (Given the profoundly right-wing bias in American politics, that is)  Orsino   May-20-09 12:03 PM   #8 
  - Excellent question, villager.  democrank   May-20-09 12:18 PM   #14 
  - That one's got me a little bumfuzzled, too. n/t  QC   May-20-09 02:53 PM   #25 
  - That is what I was thinking  spiritual_gunfighter   May-21-09 08:10 AM   #40 
  - What exactly is Harry Reid to the "left" of?  Sebastian Doyle   May-20-09 12:04 PM   #9 
  - Sebastian, Sebastian, Sebastian....  democrank   May-20-09 12:20 PM   #15 
  - Well, yes, but......  Sebastian Doyle   May-20-09 12:23 PM   #16 
  - Ben Nelson? Most Blue Dogs?  TwilightZone   May-20-09 12:38 PM   #17 
     - But if Harry at least showed a little spine as "Majority Leader"  Sebastian Doyle   May-20-09 02:31 PM   #22 
        - They wouldn't be irrelevant.  TwilightZone   May-20-09 02:52 PM   #24 
  - Look, we can't allow the American prisoners to radicalize these detainees  Oregone   May-20-09 12:08 PM   #10 
  - I did.  rvablue   May-20-09 12:13 PM   #11 
  - You are confused. Reid is the right.  Bluenorthwest   May-20-09 12:51 PM   #18 
  - As much as I disagree with Reid on some issues, he's nowhere near a right-winger  Old Hank   May-20-09 01:24 PM   #20 
     - "a wishy washy moderate"  depakid   May-20-09 03:12 PM   #26 
  - What prison are the Blind Sheik and his followers in?  RaleighNCDUer   May-20-09 01:09 PM   #19 
  - They act like the prisoners are just going to be set free in the US...  JuniperLea   May-20-09 03:40 PM   #27 
  - There is only two places for them to go.. Gitmo..US..  Peacetrain   May-20-09 05:29 PM   #30 
     - Yep...  JuniperLea   May-20-09 06:32 PM   #33 
  - I say open Alcatraz back up and send them there LOL  HopeOverFear   May-20-09 06:35 PM   #34 
  - Who needs a Democratic controlled Congress with such Democrats?  question everything   May-20-09 06:37 PM   #35 
     - You could be absolutely right. These people are such a disappointment..  firedupdem   May-20-09 07:04 PM   #36 
        - As I suggested on a different thread  question everything   May-20-09 11:41 PM   #37 
           - The US is AWASH in newly-constructed EMPTY prisons. n/t  Karenina   May-21-09 10:15 AM   #42 

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