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16. I agree
Even if the dems are not on his side, the American people are.
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  -Mixed feelings on Feingold's censure resolution Skinner  Mar-14-06 12:33 PM   #0 
  - Perhaps Feingold didn't ask for help  RagingInMiami   Mar-14-06 12:36 PM   #1 
  - He has taken a gamble and I believe that he will ultimately win.  ladjf   Mar-14-06 12:40 PM   #9 
  - I agree  RagingInMiami   Mar-14-06 12:51 PM   #16 
     - Exactly. It will be the majority of American people who will step  ladjf   Mar-14-06 02:27 PM   #78 
     - I think that we need to show vocal support.  yellowdogmi   Mar-14-06 11:33 PM   #152 
  - I find that hard to believe. And point to Sarbane covering  sfexpat2000   Mar-14-06 02:12 PM   #71 
  - I didn't see it  RagingInMiami   Mar-14-06 02:27 PM   #79 
  - I wonder if there is a way for you to see. It was quite  sfexpat2000   Mar-14-06 02:40 PM   #84 
  - They all took an oath to defend the constitution. I find it incredulous  mod mom   Mar-14-06 10:00 PM   #141 
  - Russ is not like that. Did you know he posted promises to voters  IsIt1984Yet   Mar-14-06 05:53 PM   #120 
  - I don't really much about him, but I like what I see so far  RagingInMiami   Mar-14-06 06:32 PM   #122 
  - He's worth checking out. He just started blogging.  IsIt1984Yet   Mar-14-06 06:42 PM   #123 
     - What I also like about him is his obvious intelligence  RagingInMiami   Mar-14-06 07:39 PM   #130 
     - I lived in Wisconsin when he first ran for U.S. Senate. It was a great,  coalition_unwilling   Mar-15-06 02:57 PM   #171 
        - You missed his 2004 campaign against a car salesman - Russ Darrow  IsIt1984Yet   Mar-15-06 06:26 PM   #175 
           - I was in California by then, but I always suspected Feingold would  coalition_unwilling   Mar-16-06 12:31 PM   #180 
  - The DINOs have no spine either  saigon68   Mar-14-06 07:22 PM   #129 
  - Is he for real?  pokercat999   Mar-15-06 03:58 AM   #158 
  - And for fucks sake  AZModerate   Mar-14-06 08:10 PM   #132 
  - The Dems in the Senate have had more than enough time to review it by now  JohnnyCougar   Mar-14-06 12:37 PM   #2 
  - Hitting the "alert" button on you. Seriously, thanks for a  bleever   Mar-14-06 12:37 PM   #3 
  - Then call your Senators and ask them this question...  ClassWarrior   Mar-14-06 12:37 PM   #4 
  - It really makes it hard  Paulie   Mar-14-06 12:38 PM   #5 
  - I support Feingold in this censure resolution. I believe it deserves  Vincardog   Mar-14-06 12:38 PM   #6 
  - I don't know that it will play out like that  underpants   Mar-14-06 12:39 PM   #7 
  - There has not been enough time to frame it as an accountability issue  papau   Mar-14-06 12:39 PM   #8 
  - I expect it to fail  Solly Mack   Mar-14-06 12:42 PM   #10 
  - I disagree with that idea  Vash the Stampede   Mar-14-06 12:48 PM   #13 
  - I didn't say both can't be done - I'm saying the framing will  Solly Mack   Mar-14-06 12:51 PM   #20 
     - I just don't think Senate Dems will use that as a reason to vote against  Vash the Stampede   Mar-14-06 01:04 PM   #35 
        - Ah..gotcha. (as in - I see what you're saying now)  Solly Mack   Mar-14-06 01:24 PM   #43 
           - LOL, I think we're on the same page now  Vash the Stampede   Mar-14-06 01:28 PM   #46 
  - It will fail  connecticut yankee   Mar-14-06 05:40 PM   #117 
     - Not all Democrats are spineless!  IndianaGreen   Mar-14-06 10:27 PM   #144 
  - democrats act the like the nambie pambie wife of an abusive husband  annces8   Mar-14-06 12:45 PM   #11 
  - Agreed. The total lack of spine demonstrated by "our" Senators is...  truebrit71   Mar-14-06 12:51 PM   #17 
  - I am so sick of this comparison...it's insulting and  femrap   Mar-14-06 04:29 PM   #110 
     - sorry about the comparison n/t  annces8   Mar-14-06 05:05 PM   #112 
     - thx. nt.  femrap   Mar-14-06 05:19 PM   #114 
     - Err. Ditto.  MaryBear   Mar-14-06 09:38 PM   #137 
     - You should be. Read your own sig line. It condemns you as a  WiseButAngrySara   Mar-15-06 10:25 AM   #165 
     - Thx, femrap! There is no excuse for abuse!  MaryBear   Mar-14-06 09:36 PM   #136 
     - My pleasure, MaryBear....  femrap   Mar-14-06 09:46 PM   #139 
     - Thanks, you beat me to it! What a REVOLTING comment. Attitudes  WiseButAngrySara   Mar-15-06 10:22 AM   #164 
  - I don't think Feingold does anything "half-assed"  Greybnk48   Mar-14-06 12:47 PM   #12 
  - Thanks for the post  ewagner   Mar-14-06 12:48 PM   #14 
  - Well, much as we would like to think otherwise  Greybnk48   Mar-14-06 12:52 PM   #22 
  - maybe its not going to come to a vote  Jim4Wes   Mar-14-06 12:49 PM   #15 
  - My impression, too, was that Dems want to block a vote until they have  KoKo01   Mar-14-06 01:12 PM   #39 
  - The Feingold resolution is necessary public policy  mdmc   Mar-14-06 12:51 PM   #18 
  - Skinner, this is the one issue that will make or break it for me.......  Minnesota Libra   Mar-14-06 12:51 PM   #19 
  - As mentioned elsewhere, if Donna Brazile is on board, how risky can it be?  ReadTomPaine   Mar-14-06 12:52 PM   #21 
  - WHAT!!!!?????  Nightjock   Mar-14-06 03:42 PM   #96 
  - Who knows, Murtha didn't have much support either, now more and  stop the bleeding   Mar-14-06 12:52 PM   #23 
  - Good point! Sometimes I think our Dems wait for someone to dive first  KoKo01   Mar-14-06 01:18 PM   #41 
  - Seems like the good Dr Dean did the same thing, and every thing  BR_Parkway   Mar-14-06 03:41 PM   #95 
     - BR_Parkway  stop the bleeding   Mar-14-06 03:46 PM   #101 
  - ok, then why don't we (DU) stop being half-assed ourselves and start  jsamuel   Mar-14-06 12:55 PM   #24 
  - Surely Feingold did seek support.  8_year_nightmare   Mar-14-06 12:55 PM   #25 
  - There appears to be many layers to this issue  Vinnie From Indy   Mar-14-06 12:55 PM   #26 
  - I have no reservations.  Justice Is Comin   Mar-14-06 12:56 PM   #27 
  - Well said!  magellan   Mar-14-06 12:59 PM   #28 
  - I think it might "be" the spying  Pharaoh   Mar-14-06 12:59 PM   #29 
  - If you are right, and I think you are, then that means Russ must be clean  wrate   Mar-14-06 02:05 PM   #67 
  - Pharaoh, I've heard this proposed before...  Iowa   Mar-14-06 03:44 PM   #100 
     - we all have some dirt  Pharaoh   Mar-14-06 06:15 PM   #121 
        - Well, therein lies the problem...  Iowa   Mar-14-06 06:53 PM   #126 
        - just my opinon  Pharaoh   Mar-14-06 07:47 PM   #131 
        - youthful indiscretion didn't seem to hurt W  cynthia   Mar-14-06 07:01 PM   #128 
  - I'm with Feingold on this. The party has to stand UP.  Neil Lisst   Mar-14-06 01:01 PM   #30 
  - I think there will only be a few who take a stand this time.  norml   Mar-14-06 01:01 PM   #31 
  - Yesterday in the Senate-I was disheartened that he did not stay  carolinalady   Mar-14-06 01:02 PM   #32 
  - "No one could have anticipated" Feingold would introduce a resolution..  leftstreet   Mar-14-06 01:03 PM   #33 
  - LOL - nice  jsamuel   Mar-14-06 01:07 PM   #38 
  - Great Catch! n/t  dogday   Mar-14-06 01:29 PM   #47 
  - It's hurts to laugh. n/t  sfexpat2000   Mar-14-06 02:04 PM   #66 
  - I'd sure like to hear the explanations from the Dems who refuse  bigtree   Mar-14-06 01:04 PM   #34 
  - Another reason for mixed feelings ...  HamdenRice   Mar-14-06 01:06 PM   #36 
  - Those who are not afraid of failure will be the winners.  madfloridian   Mar-14-06 01:06 PM   #37 
  - It's as simple as this...  fooj   Mar-14-06 01:18 PM   #40 
  - This is a good move by Dems any way you look at it  dogday   Mar-14-06 01:20 PM   #42 
  - I don't applaud Feingold on this move, yes, Bush needs to be held  wisteria   Mar-14-06 01:24 PM   #44 
  - I totally disagree with this assessment.  JohnnyCougar   Mar-14-06 01:38 PM   #55 
  - I don't think he thought they would all support it...but it was important  KoKo01   Mar-14-06 01:27 PM   #45 
  - Just the act of presenting it is a victory in itself.  madfloridian   Mar-14-06 01:29 PM   #48 
  - Skinner read today's firedoglake  radio4progressives   Mar-14-06 01:30 PM   #49 
  - Firedoglake is a must read as well  femrap   Mar-14-06 05:07 PM   #113 
  - I'd prefer he try and fail than not try at all. The fear of taking risks,  Just Me   Mar-14-06 01:30 PM   #50 
  - "large number of Democrats defecting"  The Witch   Mar-14-06 01:31 PM   #51 
  - Feingold did the right thing. at least it made the news . a year  NoAmericanTaliban   Mar-14-06 01:33 PM   #52 
  - Called my Senator  Demo5   Mar-14-06 01:38 PM   #54 
  - We've all been waiting for the Dems to do something  madmunchie   Mar-14-06 01:36 PM   #53 
  - It is similar to one soldier standing up because...  SnoopDog   Mar-14-06 01:41 PM   #56 
  - His attempt will fail miserably. All of us here, and 39% of the public  Laura PackYourBags   Mar-14-06 01:44 PM   #57 
  - Since you aren't looking at the goings on in Washington from  Cleita   Mar-14-06 01:46 PM   #58 
  - The Breaking Story about the ACLU finding spying on anti-war  mtnester   Mar-14-06 01:46 PM   #59 
  - Like I always say  Ksec   Mar-14-06 01:48 PM   #60 
  - the people are with us. Read the polls.  Ksec   Mar-14-06 01:50 PM   #61 
  - Criminals always spin!  sheelz   Mar-14-06 01:54 PM   #62 
  - Either way they were going to spin it,  dogday   Mar-14-06 01:55 PM   #64 
     - That's right!  sheelz   Mar-14-06 02:04 PM   #65 
  - I don't understand what they're so scared of. The man's at what, 34%, 36%  jane_pippin   Mar-14-06 01:54 PM   #63 
  - Remember the rumored strategy is to let the Thuggery  sfexpat2000   Mar-14-06 02:06 PM   #68 
     - Ah. Right. Sit back and let them implode.  jane_pippin   Mar-14-06 02:35 PM   #82 
        - It's okay. It's nearly Spring and baseball isn't a sport  sfexpat2000   Mar-14-06 02:41 PM   #85 
  - With a plethora of impeachable offenses to choose from,  AtomicKitten   Mar-14-06 02:09 PM   #69 
  - Once again, the Beltway Dems go pee-pee on their own tummies.  DinahMoeHum   Mar-14-06 02:09 PM   #70 
  - Call me a "purist", but the old cliche' goes,"You've got to stand for  MrsGrumpy   Mar-14-06 02:14 PM   #72 
  - nicely written  Mrspeeker   Mar-14-06 02:15 PM   #73 
  - If it is not supported by Democrats and Republicans-  w8liftinglady   Mar-14-06 02:17 PM   #74 
  - Skinner:  november3rd   Mar-14-06 02:19 PM   #75 
  - The courage of a leader is to stand when everyone else is sitting....  FrenchieCat   Mar-14-06 02:20 PM   #76 
  - Excellent Post Frenchie  radio4progressives   Mar-14-06 03:17 PM   #91 
  - this needed to be done. feingold shouldn't have to line up  lakeguy   Mar-14-06 02:24 PM   #77 
  - Being Lily-Livered is not an option  slingsam   Mar-14-06 02:30 PM   #80 
  - I pumped Bayh's inbox with my position on this subject  izzybeans   Mar-14-06 02:34 PM   #81 
  - Not surprisingly, DLCer fave Bayh does not support Feingold's resolution.  flpoljunkie   Mar-14-06 03:49 PM   #102 
     - It's sad really. This man has taken no position on anything.  izzybeans   Mar-14-06 04:03 PM   #105 
        - The apple truly fell quite far from the tree in the Bayh family  Hippo_Tron   Mar-15-06 07:26 PM   #177 
  - It will now be on record, something to think about.  Rex   Mar-14-06 02:37 PM   #83 
  - jaws of victory....  muchacho   Mar-14-06 02:52 PM   #86 
  - That reasoning is precisely what caused them NOT to support him  RazzleDazzle   Mar-14-06 02:54 PM   #87 
  - The censure is "too liberal" for the appeasement wing.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-14-06 02:56 PM   #88 
  - Was it Feingold who said this is a "Civic Issue"  radio4progressives   Mar-14-06 03:19 PM   #92 
  - I agree with every word.  mzmolly   Mar-14-06 03:02 PM   #89 
  - There's more to the story  i miss america   Mar-14-06 03:09 PM   #90 
  - "party line vote" or even something close would do it. Even having the  yurbud   Mar-14-06 03:36 PM   #93 
  - IFFY...at best  Hubert Flottz   Mar-14-06 03:37 PM   #94 
  - This is exactly why I'm having a hard time supporting the Dems  WestMichRad   Mar-14-06 03:42 PM   #97 
  - does this mean he DID try to get support  jsamuel   Mar-14-06 03:43 PM   #98 
  - At a time when Bush has the arrogance to break the law, then  suffragette   Mar-14-06 03:44 PM   #99 
  - They're all simpering cowards.  danimich1   Mar-14-06 03:54 PM   #103 
     - I'd rather work to encourage other Democrats  suffragette   Mar-14-06 04:11 PM   #107 
  - Maybe a strong media strategy - if it was all Dems YES, all Repugs  BR_Parkway   Mar-14-06 03:57 PM   #104 
  - How much work or support should he really need anyway?  The Straight Story   Mar-14-06 04:04 PM   #106 
  - I love Class Warrior's formulation:  sfexpat2000   Mar-14-06 04:13 PM   #108 
  - Class Warrior said it perfectly.  suffragette   Mar-14-06 05:22 PM   #116 
  - DITHERING DEMS!  Paul Dlugokencky   Mar-15-06 05:04 AM   #159 
  - I am for censure - however I wont insult anyone who disagrees with me.  DanCa   Mar-14-06 04:17 PM   #109 
  - This is a worthy discussion that mirrors many others at DU  wiggs   Mar-14-06 04:52 PM   #111 
  - I sent Reid  vpilot   Mar-14-06 05:21 PM   #115 
  - No offense, Skinner, but it's not Russ's style to do things  IsIt1984Yet   Mar-14-06 05:45 PM   #118 
  - Censure is warranted but it will be seen as a stunt by Feingold  Jersey Devil   Mar-14-06 05:51 PM   #119 
  - Was his fillibuster attpemt a "stunt"? Or his lone vote against the  IsIt1984Yet   Mar-14-06 06:51 PM   #125 
  - I am not putting him down for it  Jersey Devil   Mar-14-06 10:58 PM   #151 
  - Well, SOOOO freakin' what if it *IS* a "stunt"?  Raksha   Mar-14-06 10:34 PM   #149 
  - thank you skinner for saying what needs to be said  bpilgrim   Mar-14-06 06:46 PM   #124 
  - At worst, it will bring attention to the fact that Bush needs censure.....  Sarah Ibarruri   Mar-14-06 06:54 PM   #127 
  - this man is a lone man in the struggle to make things right  whathappened   Mar-14-06 08:17 PM   #133 
  - thank you to russ for doing the right thing  orleans   Mar-14-06 09:06 PM   #134 
  - There's an up side to your down side.  1932   Mar-14-06 09:08 PM   #135 
  - One great thing is that Russ pierced the bubble...threw the grenade...  zulchzulu   Mar-14-06 09:43 PM   #138 
  - The beltway Dems do not understand...  yourout   Mar-14-06 09:50 PM   #140 
  - Let's suppose I am a bank robber, and I have robbing a lot of banks  IndianaGreen   Mar-14-06 10:13 PM   #142 
  - Feingold shouldn't have to consult Democrats beforehand...  Herman47   Mar-14-06 10:24 PM   #143 
  - I wish, for once, they would find the bravery to do the right thing-  impeachdubya   Mar-14-06 10:29 PM   #145 
  - Russ is a hero  kena1956   Mar-14-06 10:30 PM   #146 
  - Skinner, I listened to Rush today and I think he read your post.  Lochloosa   Mar-14-06 10:31 PM   #147 
  - Sen. Reid told Ed Schultz yesterday that he supported Feingold's  Catrina   Mar-14-06 10:34 PM   #148 
  - the hearing theory sounds solid  gasperc   Mar-15-06 03:16 PM   #172 
  - "the risk of "appearing weak""  welshTerrier2   Mar-14-06 10:42 PM   #150 
  - That's very rational. But I'm sick of spineless Dems. I want someone to  buddysmellgood   Mar-14-06 11:59 PM   #153 
  - ...  Higans   Mar-15-06 01:59 AM   #154 
  - True but  Stockholm   Mar-15-06 02:12 AM   #155 
  - But I still hope he get's the support. Let's write/call the Senators again  rumpel   Mar-15-06 02:17 AM   #156 
  - Censure IS NOT IMPEACHMENT!  StraightShooter   Mar-15-06 03:10 AM   #157 
  - DITHERING DEMS!  Paul Dlugokencky   Mar-15-06 05:05 AM   #160 
  - I'd much prefer he be impeached too but ...  Sentinel Chicken   Mar-15-06 06:31 AM   #161 
  - Whether it's "half-assed" on Feingold's part, cowardice on the Dems' part,  deutsey   Mar-15-06 08:08 AM   #162 
  - Bush does not know what Censure is anyway...he thinks its a new Beer.  oc2002   Mar-15-06 09:58 AM   #163 
  - How much more "keep our powder dry" BS are we supposed to endure?  confludemocrat   Mar-15-06 12:03 PM   #166 
  - Oh, well. There's always the next election.  Canuckistanian   Mar-15-06 12:09 PM   #167 
  - He called everyone's bluff on both sides of the aisle.  PVK   Mar-15-06 02:46 PM   #168 
  - Opposition party in name only.  brainshrub   Mar-15-06 02:48 PM   #169 
  - No mixed feelings here ... GEAUX FEINGOLD!!!  Swamp Rat   Mar-15-06 02:54 PM   #170 
  - Exactly what a real Democrat Senator...  humbled_opinion   Mar-15-06 04:13 PM   #173 
  - Robert Parry weighs in on the immolation of Feingold.:  Trevelyan   Mar-15-06 05:48 PM   #174 
  - Mixed Feelings? HELL NO!  Blutodog   Mar-15-06 07:00 PM   #176 
  - What I don't like and maybe I am stupid--why not IMPEACHMENT?  Carni   Mar-15-06 07:32 PM   #178 
  - Here ya go:  NoSheep   Mar-16-06 12:38 PM   #181 
     - Yes I read it  Carni   Mar-16-06 03:55 PM   #182 
        - Money. That's the ultimate answer. Those who could are "haves" that  NoSheep   Mar-16-06 07:20 PM   #185 
  - Stop worrying, Skinner  Voltaire99   Mar-15-06 11:34 PM   #179 
  - Gosh, can you enlighten us with your obviously intellectually superior  mzmolly   Mar-18-06 02:32 PM   #186 
  - Feingold Speech A Disappointment to Me  Hidden Stillness   Mar-16-06 04:07 PM   #183 
  - Doesn't voting for censure now pretty much forestall Impeachment later?  Leopolds Ghost   Mar-16-06 04:18 PM   #184 
  - Censure NOW! -- impeachment after November...!  Imagevision   Mar-18-06 02:35 PM   #187 
 

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