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Flaneur Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-20-09 01:16 AM
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39. More empty posturing. Yay!
Was this before or after they passed their $106 billion imperial war funding bill?

Wow, kinda hard to be against "ongoing violence" in Iran while perpetrating on-going mega-violence on either side of it.
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  -405-1 jenmito  Jun-19-09 11:32 AM   #0 
  - Why? For what purpose?  Kalyke   Jun-19-09 11:35 AM   #1 
  - To go against Obama...  jenmito   Jun-19-09 11:39 AM   #3 
  - They should take legislators who propose legislation like this out back and shoot them.  MercutioATC   Jun-19-09 11:36 AM   #2 
  - Dumb move. This rhetoric just escalates.  tekisui   Jun-19-09 11:39 AM   #4 
  - I know. What a shame the Dems. in the house side with the Repubs. instead  jenmito   Jun-19-09 11:40 AM   #5 
  - Everyday i wonder if it's more of an embarassment to be called a Democrat.  quantass   Jun-19-09 11:41 AM   #6 
  - And this is what our tax dollars pay for?  TheCowsCameHome   Jun-19-09 11:41 AM   #7 
  - Well, it's what lobbying buys.  Orsino   Jun-19-09 12:05 PM   #14 
  - Totally stupid and childish. House Democrats have no discipline whatsoever.  beachmom   Jun-19-09 11:42 AM   #8 
  - Exactly. It doesn't even MATTER that we have a majority.  jenmito   Jun-19-09 11:46 AM   #9 
  - Dumbass Democrats go along with a Republican Ploy to attack Obama  Thrill   Jun-19-09 11:47 AM   #10 
  - It's sickening. n/t  jenmito   Jun-19-09 11:48 AM   #11 
  - You're completely right...  grillo7   Jun-20-09 06:35 AM   #40 
  - pretty bold statement..  frylock   Jun-19-09 11:56 AM   #12 
  - Well, it kind of defies Obama by meddling...  jenmito   Jun-19-09 11:59 AM   #13 
  - And the other 29 didn't have the guts to vote?  LiberalFighter   Jun-19-09 12:06 PM   #15 
  - Maybe they weren't there.  jenmito   Jun-19-09 12:16 PM   #16 
  - Two members took the coward's way out and voted 'Present':  Freddie Stubbs   Jun-19-09 12:19 PM   #17 
  - All of the dems should have voted present.  yourguide   Jun-19-09 12:27 PM   #18 
  - I disagree, voting present or not voting I think were acceptable ways of opposing it.  Aloha Spirit   Jun-19-09 12:32 PM   #20 
  - ron paul likes the violence?  Blue_Tires   Jun-19-09 12:29 PM   #19 
  - He's against the US meddling in other countries' affairs  Aloha Spirit   Jun-19-09 12:33 PM   #21 
  - He's an equal-opportunity douchebag  SoxFan   Jun-19-09 02:41 PM   #27 
  - No. He's against interference of this election-just like Obama.  jenmito   Jun-19-09 12:36 PM   #23 
  - Ron Paul and Hugo Chavez, apparently  NoPasaran   Jun-19-09 07:29 PM   #34 
  - The envy of Obama runs deep - even in our own party. nm  TeamJordan23   Jun-19-09 12:34 PM   #22 
  - It sure looks that way!  jenmito   Jun-19-09 12:37 PM   #24 
  - According to Gibbs on hr560: We welcome it, it echoes Obama.  Aloha Spirit   Jun-19-09 01:28 PM   #25 
  - Yeah...  jenmito   Jun-19-09 05:26 PM   #28 
  - Well at least we have one smart person in the House, and 405 butinskis.  Phx_Dem   Jun-19-09 01:40 PM   #26 
  - And the Broken Clock of Texas is right once again.  Occam Bandage   Jun-19-09 05:33 PM   #29 
  - How is this "meddling?"  Seeking Serenity   Jun-19-09 05:34 PM   #30 
  - It's just that the Repubs.' floor speeches and what they said at their presser  jenmito   Jun-19-09 06:19 PM   #31 
     - But no one I'm aware of is talking about forcing anything  Seeking Serenity   Jun-19-09 10:39 PM   #36 
  - We just can't keep our fucking mouths shut can we?  AllentownJake   Jun-19-09 06:22 PM   #32 
  - They just managed to make Obama look really good for refusing to meddle!  lunatica   Jun-19-09 06:38 PM   #33 
  - Yup. Congress walked right into the Repubs  ProSense   Jun-19-09 07:33 PM   #35 
  - LMAO! That's my rep! At least he's consistent! nt  Lisa0825   Jun-19-09 11:06 PM   #37 
  - Way to empower the mullah whackjobs, Congress! n/t  eridani   Jun-19-09 11:15 PM   #38 
  - More empty posturing. Yay!  Flaneur   Jun-20-09 01:16 AM   #39 
  - .  Optical.Catalyst   Jun-20-09 07:00 AM   #41 

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