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lonestarnot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-26-06 01:20 PM
Response to Reply #40
55. They don't have to talk any more, just stand up and vote
against cloture. They have to have 60 votes, which will produce the nuke option. Pukes need to get 5 votes to carry.
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  -sen. kerry has decided to filibuster ooglymoogly  Jan-26-06 12:47 PM   #0 
  - WooHoo!  GoddessOfGuinness   Jan-26-06 12:48 PM   #1 
  - groovy!  savemefromdumbya   Jan-26-06 12:48 PM   #2 
  - true y or n????????  Botany   Jan-26-06 12:48 PM   #3 
  - Huzzah!  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-26-06 12:49 PM   #4 
  - he's gonna need some help n/t  ProdigalJunkMail   Jan-26-06 12:49 PM   #5 
  - YEAAAAAH!!!  KaryninMiami   Jan-26-06 12:49 PM   #6 
  - please please pelase...  LeftHander   Jan-26-06 12:49 PM   #7 
  - 7th person to respond but 1st to nominate - WTF???  stop the bleeding   Jan-26-06 12:49 PM   #8 
  - 8 - nt  LeftHander   Jan-26-06 12:50 PM   #9 
  - I know it was the 7th but I am a slow typer - do we have a enough votes to  stop the bleeding   Jan-26-06 12:51 PM   #12 
     - we have 2 (maybe 3) traitors, and 3 holdouts  pstokely   Jan-26-06 12:52 PM   #15 
        - I've heard there are some Democrats who will vote against him, but  Poiuyt   Jan-26-06 12:54 PM   #20 
           - Yeah, Durbin said this morning that he has 41 against..  Usrename   Jan-26-06 04:24 PM   #65 
  - just called his office again to verify  ooglymoogly   Jan-26-06 12:53 PM   #16 
  - Really? Please say it's true! n/t  CottonBear   Jan-26-06 12:50 PM   #10 
  - What?!?? Holy shit! That's great! OMG!  Nay   Jan-26-06 12:51 PM   #11 
  - He damn well ought to...  dchill   Jan-26-06 12:51 PM   #13 
  - He's got my vote!  agingdem   Jan-26-06 12:52 PM   #14 
  - So what does this mean, is it gonna happen? Do we have the Votes?  stop the bleeding   Jan-26-06 12:53 PM   #17 
  - I applaud him for it and hope many others join in.  WI_DEM   Jan-26-06 12:53 PM   #18 
  - Do you only need one Senator to Filibuster?  babsbunny   Jan-26-06 12:54 PM   #19 
  - no (n/t)  MissMillie   Jan-26-06 12:54 PM   #21 
  - Why not?  Skidmore   Jan-26-06 12:56 PM   #28 
     - That is no longer the rule.  saracat   Jan-26-06 01:02 PM   #41 
        - Rs don't follow the rules. Why should we be so concerned with  Skidmore   Jan-26-06 01:09 PM   #45 
           - Because we can't do it otherwise. They just use rules against us.  saracat   Jan-26-06 01:17 PM   #53 
  - Me to - what happens now, could someone summarize the next steps  stop the bleeding   Jan-26-06 12:55 PM   #25 
  - you need 41 i believe  ooglymoogly   Jan-26-06 12:57 PM   #31 
     - I think 41 is right, 3/5 of Senate have to agree to keep talking-otherwise  wordpix   Jan-26-06 01:02 PM   #40 
        - They don't have to talk any more, just stand up and vote  lonestarnot   Jan-26-06 01:20 PM   #55 
  - added my nomination. Oh, God, please be true. NT  Benhurst   Jan-26-06 12:54 PM   #22 
  - Good!  FreedomAngel82   Jan-26-06 12:54 PM   #23 
  - Yeee Haaah!!!  selmo7   Jan-26-06 12:55 PM   #24 
  - Please let this be true!! n/t  spuddonna   Jan-26-06 12:55 PM   # 
  - But he needs 41 votes to hold out.  saracat   Jan-26-06 12:55 PM   #26 
  - Now we need a leader amongst us.  The Backlash Cometh   Jan-26-06 01:00 PM   #38 
     - Yes - my latest donation is going to be on its way tomorrow  WildEyedLiberal   Jan-26-06 04:26 PM   #66 
  - "Mr. Kerry Goes to Washington" (eom)  oasis   Jan-26-06 12:55 PM   #27 
  - Too bad that is NOT the way it is done!  saracat   Jan-26-06 12:56 PM   #29 
  - Don't tease me. Just please, don't tease me.  The Backlash Cometh   Jan-26-06 12:57 PM   #30 
  - Go, Johnny, Go  juajen   Jan-26-06 12:57 PM   #32 
  - Can a dem still say they will vote yes...  LeftHander   Jan-26-06 12:58 PM   #33 
  - Oh SNAP!!! Damn!! Now, THAT is an idea that I hadn't heard of!!  spuddonna   Jan-26-06 01:00 PM   #39 
  - THATS A GOOD QUESTION - I am only typing caps to bring attention to it  stop the bleeding   Jan-26-06 01:04 PM   #42 
     - Please do! I need to leave my PC for awhile!  spuddonna   Jan-26-06 01:10 PM   #46 
        - Here is the link for your question in the GD forum  stop the bleeding   Jan-26-06 01:12 PM   #48 
  - We can do this!  ClayZ   Jan-26-06 12:58 PM   #34 
  - This atheist is actually praying  DearAbby   Jan-26-06 12:58 PM   #35 
  - Now thats spine. I like it  Ksec   Jan-26-06 12:59 PM   #36 
  - sen durbin at nat'l press club just said he didn't think they had the  DubyasWorld   Jan-26-06 12:59 PM   #37 
  - i just saw durbin say that. my heart sank. n/t  orleans   Jan-26-06 01:04 PM   #43 
  - Me too. We have 4 traitors already Dems voting for Scalito...  mom cat   Jan-26-06 01:11 PM   #47 
     - Byrd still open.. Start calling his office!  mom cat   Jan-26-06 01:16 PM   #51 
        - Not according to CSpan  TecnoCrat   Jan-26-06 01:39 PM   #58 
        - byrd votes YES. ARGH!!  orleans   Jan-26-06 01:40 PM   #59 
           - Where is the best place to put the pressure now?  mom cat   Jan-26-06 02:31 PM   #62 
  - that's why, I believe, Dems want to hold out for a vote til next week  wordpix   Jan-26-06 01:04 PM   #44 
  - Really? When does this filibuster start?  ananda   Jan-26-06 01:14 PM   #49 
  - If it happens, I think it will be a surprise  pstokely   Jan-26-06 01:25 PM   #56 
  - Win or lose if Mr. Kerry filibusters I WON"T forget it...  leeroysphits   Jan-26-06 01:14 PM   #50 
  - agreed. if he keeps that fascist off the court, many grateful dems...  DubyasWorld   Jan-26-06 01:18 PM   #54 
  - Get on with it then.  Skidmore   Jan-26-06 01:17 PM   #52 
  - Damn yes before I puke!  lonestarnot   Jan-26-06 01:34 PM   #57 
  - If he does -- then I'll reconsider my earlier position on him  DELUSIONAL   Jan-26-06 02:16 PM   #60 
  - If you haven't already signed his letter, then do so now  MagickMuffin   Jan-26-06 02:23 PM   #61 
  - I believe it was my call to his staffer yesterday that did it...  John Q. Citizen   Jan-26-06 02:59 PM   #63 
  - This is posted on CNN: Sen. Kerry calls for filibuster of Alito  MagickMuffin   Jan-26-06 03:52 PM   #64 
  - He should start reading the book 1984 to the Senate  CAcyclist   Jan-26-06 05:08 PM   #67 
  - woo hoo!!!!!!!!!!!!  Pharaoh   Jan-26-06 05:58 PM   #68 
  - Well this outta put an end to those "spineless Dems" comments! :) eom  Wordie   Jan-26-06 06:00 PM   #69 
  - for a day or two  Cocoa   Jan-26-06 07:44 PM   #71 
     - hmmm. eom  Wordie   Jan-26-06 07:49 PM   #73 
  - THANK YOU, PRESIDENT KERRY!  Mike Nelson   Jan-26-06 07:28 PM   #70 
  - Turned the boat into the shore.  BullGooseLoony   Jan-26-06 07:47 PM   #72 
  - FRONT PAGE CNN - BOLD LETTERS!!!!!!!!  podnoi   Jan-26-06 08:38 PM   #74 
  - He has the right. He's the President........  Joanne98   Jan-26-06 09:01 PM   #75 
  - Thank you again, John Kerry!!! MY PRESIDENT!!!  mousie   Jan-26-06 09:05 PM   #76 
  - And Mine, too!  AuntiBush   Jan-27-06 12:18 AM   #77 
 

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