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yurbud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-24-06 03:11 PM
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1. this could be said about just about everything. And those who have stood
up like Conyers and even Cynthia McKinney have survived and likely get campaign contributions from all over the country.
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  -Democrats have ZERO to lose by filibustering Proud2BAmurkin  Jan-24-06 03:09 PM   #0 
  - this could be said about just about everything. And those who have stood  yurbud   Jan-24-06 03:11 PM   #1 
  - they won't  maxsolomon   Jan-24-06 03:13 PM   #2 
  - I'm back and forth between fatalism and hope  FLDem5   Jan-24-06 03:48 PM   #12 
  - brilliant. But then, stating the obvious requires accurate insight. Bravo  antifaschits   Jan-24-06 03:14 PM   #3 
  - but.. but... they might look like obstructionists  FLDem5   Jan-24-06 03:17 PM   #4 
  - Better to go down as a BIG-MOUTHED OBSTRUCTIONIST ...  NanceGreggs   Jan-24-06 03:21 PM   #7 
  - Thank you.  FLDem5   Jan-24-06 03:21 PM   #9 
  - Just like Bob Dole did in 93-95  depakid   Jan-24-06 04:14 PM   #17 
  - Do you know if this is true? I heard on Ed Schultz (I know, I know, but  Amy6627   Jan-24-06 03:19 PM   #5 
  - Legislation can be amended - lifetime appointments can't.  FLDem5   Jan-24-06 03:21 PM   #8 
  - Great point! I back filibusters 1000% n/t  Amy6627   Jan-24-06 03:22 PM   #10 
  - If the Repubs do that  realpolitik   Jan-24-06 04:46 PM   #25 
  - Agreed!  NanceGreggs   Jan-24-06 03:19 PM   #6 
  - "Their base" better get up off of their asses and elect more Dems to the  oasis   Jan-24-06 03:24 PM   #11 
  - Ed Shultz even quoted what Lindsay Graham said today  shaniqua6392   Jan-24-06 03:58 PM   #13 
  - Again, what the fuck are they gonna do about it?  Proud2BAmurkin   Jan-24-06 04:10 PM   #15 
  - yea but 911 changed everything...  Ksec   Jan-24-06 04:01 PM   #14 
  - "....their base to lose if they don't."  depakid   Jan-24-06 04:12 PM   #16 
  - I respectfully disagree.  bowens43   Jan-24-06 04:16 PM   #18 
  - We Expect You to Disagree  stepnw1f   Jan-24-06 04:19 PM   #19 
  - Laugh if you must , but you're not thinking.  bowens43   Jan-24-06 04:33 PM   #22 
     - The average "centrist"  DefenseLawyer   Jan-24-06 05:25 PM   #28 
  - Those centrist rePUKES aren't loyal to Scalito.  Proud2BAmurkin   Jan-24-06 04:26 PM   #21 
  - It has nothing to do with being loyal to Alito.  bowens43   Jan-24-06 04:35 PM   #23 
  - And I respectfully disagree with your point  realpolitik   Jan-24-06 05:00 PM   #26 
  - Defeatism and appeasement. Rubbish!  Jim Sagle   Jan-24-06 10:30 PM   #31 
  - Ed Schultz is all filibuster all the time today  FLDem5   Jan-24-06 04:23 PM   #20 
  - I agree. I mean, damn, I'd rather witness this nation go down with the,..  Just Me   Jan-24-06 04:42 PM   #24 
  - DC Democrats...  AuntiBush   Jan-24-06 05:05 PM   #27 
  - . . . and EVERYTHING to gain!  pat_k   Jan-24-06 06:00 PM   #29 
  - I agree. nt  Inland   Jan-24-06 06:19 PM   #30 
  - You got it! (nt)  IndyOp   Jan-24-06 10:33 PM   #32 
  - Little to lose by filibustering - Everything by not filibustering....  Pachamama   Jan-25-06 07:24 AM   #33 
 

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