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MiniMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-17-07 08:08 PM
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114. THREAD 4 UP
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  -*** Official Senate Fillibuster Thread #3 *** MiniMe  Jul-17-07 07:33 PM   #0 
  - Quorum not present, Sargent in Arms time?  crappyjazz   Jul-17-07 07:34 PM   #1 
  - Yup. Drag those scumbags to the floor if necessary.  jefferson_dem   Jul-17-07 07:35 PM   # 
     - Heh...  knowledgeispwr   Jul-17-07 07:36 PM   #3 
     - I certainly wouldn't object to that.  jtg33   Jul-17-07 07:36 PM   #7 
     - after they gave themselves a raise they better get out there.  alyce douglas   Jul-17-07 07:43 PM   #30 
     - But, but they haven't  liberalnurse   Jul-17-07 07:37 PM   #9 
     - The republicons had to change their diapers  SpiralHawk   Jul-17-07 08:03 PM   #92 
     - Do you know what happens  liberalnurse   Jul-17-07 07:40 PM   #17 
        - It just means he doesn't vote -- here's the current breakdown (help me out if I'm wrong, folks)  Steve_DeShazer   Jul-17-07 08:05 PM   #100 
  - I didn't know there were official threads  Rude Horner   Jul-17-07 07:35 PM   #2 
  - Vote it up and it will appear on the greatest page  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 07:38 PM   #11 
     - Thanks, done.  Rude Horner   Jul-17-07 07:42 PM   #22 
     - On the subject of voting ---- Vote this up too ---- Dem Senators Should Read Names Of War Dead  althecat   Jul-17-07 07:48 PM   #48 
        - Same idea different poster and worth of turbo DU elevation - Sens Should Read Names Of War Dead.....  althecat   Jul-17-07 07:57 PM   #69 
  - I REALLY wanted to hear what Vitter had to say about Iraq, too!  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jul-17-07 07:36 PM   #4 
  - live quorum  mikelgb   Jul-17-07 07:36 PM   #5 
  - calling a role call again?  dweller   Jul-17-07 07:36 PM   #6 
  - Can someone explain the quorum rules and how they operate in a filibuster?  althecat   Jul-17-07 07:36 PM   #8 
  - Yes--is this good or bad for us?  rocknation   Jul-17-07 07:37 PM   #10 
  - In our parliament it is out of order to refer to the absence of a member...  althecat   Jul-17-07 07:38 PM   #12 
  - This is not quorum, it is a vote to see if Sgt at Arms can go drag them  mtnester   Jul-17-07 07:38 PM   #13 
  - I found this definition  crappyjazz   Jul-17-07 07:42 PM   #21 
  - Sgt get Lieberman first!  mikelgb   Jul-17-07 07:39 PM   #14 
  - Beef Tenderloin with Blue Cheese  Bluebear   Jul-17-07 07:39 PM   #15 
  - lovely recipe, a suggestion for tonight's festivities??  AZDemDist6   Jul-17-07 07:42 PM   #24 
  - My contribution to the filibuster :)))  Bluebear   Jul-17-07 07:43 PM   #27 
     - LOL  AZDemDist6   Jul-17-07 07:44 PM   #32 
     - Too bad Reid couldn't have scored a copy of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows!  blondeatlast   Jul-17-07 07:45 PM   #34 
  - umm  dweller   Jul-17-07 07:42 PM   #26 
  - sounds yummy.  alyce douglas   Jul-17-07 07:45 PM   #35 
  - HEY, A RECIPE FILLIBUSTER (LOL)  MARCUSCO   Jul-17-07 07:47 PM   #43 
  - Awesome idea! By morning we should be into breakfast recipes!  Bluebear   Jul-17-07 07:49 PM   #49 
  - hey marcusco!!  alyce douglas   Jul-17-07 07:52 PM   #57 
  - this has to win a DUzy!!!  LSK   Jul-17-07 07:48 PM   #46 
  - cots have been brought in-----nap time.  rodeodance   Jul-17-07 07:40 PM   #16 
  - Where are they? Are they out in the hall or in the Senate chamber?  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 07:41 PM   #18 
     - Did the Reeps bolt?  blondeatlast   Jul-17-07 07:42 PM   #23 
     - abc news said this. but did not say where located  rodeodance   Jul-17-07 07:43 PM   #28 
        - OK, if they are in the chamber, thought there might be chamber pots involved too  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 07:44 PM   #31 
  - "the sergant at arms is involved in name only"  althecat   Jul-17-07 07:41 PM   #19 
  - So, they send out a message on the blackberry's?  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 07:42 PM   #25 
  - what is this voting about?  rodeodance   Jul-17-07 07:41 PM   #20 
  - On calling the absent Senators back to the chamber  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 07:43 PM   #29 
     - Was everyone there to begin with?  rocknation   Jul-17-07 07:44 PM   #33 
        - Not sure, but it is part of the strategy  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 07:45 PM   #36 
        - the Senate has been going since this morning  LSK   Jul-17-07 07:45 PM   #37 
        - they better wake them the hell up!  alyce douglas   Jul-17-07 07:47 PM   #45 
        - Why the no votes what does that mean?  IChing   Jul-17-07 07:45 PM   #39 
  - So who goes and gets the Senators who are missing?  Rude Horner   Jul-17-07 07:45 PM   #38 
  - they are voting on whether the Senators should be summoned  LSK   Jul-17-07 07:47 PM   #42 
  - who's the two women..  HawkeyeX   Jul-17-07 07:46 PM   #40 
  - A question  earthlover   Jul-17-07 07:47 PM   #41 
  - I'm only guessing  crappyjazz   Jul-17-07 07:49 PM   #51 
  - They are continuing the debate. If they weren't there, the repugs would vote to go home  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 07:54 PM   #60 
  - No, it wouldn't come to a vote.  knowledgeispwr   Jul-17-07 07:57 PM   #68 
  - looks like they are voting  proud patriot   Jul-17-07 07:47 PM   #44 
  - They are voting on if they should summon the absent Senators back to the chamber  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 07:48 PM   #47 
     - Ah !  proud patriot   Jul-17-07 07:54 PM   #61 
  - Why do the microphones turn off every few seconds? n/t  Zywiec   Jul-17-07 07:49 PM   #50 
  - So they don't pick up any stray speech  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 07:49 PM   #52 
  - John McCain keeps singing "I Did It My Way"& it's embarrassing. nt  Bluebear   Jul-17-07 07:50 PM   #53 
     - He should sing--"I Did It Karl's Waaaaay..." nt  blondeatlast   Jul-17-07 07:51 PM   #54 
  - What about that favorite Repub saying of...  Rude Horner   Jul-17-07 07:51 PM   #55 
  - the Senate sure does have some strange rules  LSK   Jul-17-07 07:52 PM   #56 
  - What happens if we lose the vote?  rocknation   Jul-17-07 07:52 PM   #58 
  - no, they wait around longer  LSK   Jul-17-07 07:53 PM   #59 
  - Mr Lieberman voted NO  Bluebear   Jul-17-07 07:55 PM   #62 
  - Are you surprised? He is with the repukes on this issue  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 07:56 PM   #63 
  - Not surprised in the least  Bluebear   Jul-17-07 07:58 PM   #72 
  - This vote doesn't matter anymore.  JackBeck   Jul-17-07 07:57 PM   # 
  - If it's a tie will they drag cheney and his defibrillator out of bed to break it? n/t  cynatnite   Jul-17-07 07:56 PM   #64 
  - Hmmmmm, quite a thought  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 07:56 PM   #65 
  - a tie is unlikely, w/ Sen. Johnson still recuperating  Redstate Red Herring   Jul-17-07 07:57 PM   #67 
  - they should just to annoy him  LSK   Jul-17-07 07:57 PM   #70 
  - He can only do that in the House, I thought. Anyone? nt  blondeatlast   Jul-17-07 07:59 PM   #76 
  - Has Madam Speaker and her group arrived???  monmouth   Jul-17-07 07:56 PM   #66 
  - Pelosi?? Why would she be here?  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 07:58 PM   #73 
  - there was a thread about how she would be there in support  LSK   Jul-17-07 07:59 PM   #78 
  - Thanks. Good for her.  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 08:02 PM   #88 
  - She was going to lead House members over there to show support  SeattleGirl   Jul-17-07 07:59 PM   #79 
  - I had heard (sorry, think it was earlier on a post) that she and a group  monmouth   Jul-17-07 07:59 PM   #80 
  - Edit--now I see, thanks. nt  blondeatlast   Jul-17-07 07:59 PM   #82 
  - So the question they are voting on is this, correct?  Rude Horner   Jul-17-07 07:57 PM   #71 
  - thats my best guess  LSK   Jul-17-07 07:59 PM   #74 
  - Yes. And it fulfilled its purpose, because they all came back to vote  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 07:59 PM   #75 
  - ...  cynatnite   Jul-17-07 08:00 PM   #83 
  - Yes, but it's irrelevant at this point.  JackBeck   Jul-17-07 07:59 PM   #81 
  - Who is missing?  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jul-17-07 07:59 PM   #77 
  - I haven't heard her call Vitter's name yet...  Redstate Red Herring   Jul-17-07 08:00 PM   #84 
     - "Will somebody please check the men's room for the Senator?"  Bluebear   Jul-17-07 08:00 PM   #85 
        - Maybe in his case they should check the diaper aisle at Walmart n/t  cynatnite   Jul-17-07 08:02 PM   #87 
  - they need 51 present to get a quorum just asking?  alyce douglas   Jul-17-07 08:01 PM   #86 
  - Yes, which is why Reid called for a second vote on whether or not to get  JackBeck   Jul-17-07 08:03 PM   #89 
  - I think a quorum is 60 or 2/3rds...  Redstate Red Herring   Jul-17-07 08:03 PM   #91 
  - the screen said it was 51  LSK   Jul-17-07 08:04 PM   #95 
  - a quorum is present, now what.  alyce douglas   Jul-17-07 08:03 PM   #94 
  - Sgt. At Arms involved in name only....????  monmouth   Jul-17-07 08:03 PM   #90 
  - motion not agreed to, but a quorum is present  LSK   Jul-17-07 08:03 PM   #93 
  - I'm lost. What does that mean?  sfexpat2000   Jul-17-07 08:09 PM   #117 
  - Shut up, McConnell!  SeattleGirl   Jul-17-07 08:04 PM   #96 
  - that is that arrogance he must of got a lesson from chimpy.  alyce douglas   Jul-17-07 08:07 PM   #108 
  - McConnell - Americans got a lesson on why things haven't gotten done by the dems  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 08:04 PM   #97 
  - The vote lost by three, but the quorum was reached.  rocknation   Jul-17-07 08:05 PM   #98 
  - Yes. Look how many Senators showed up.  JackBeck   Jul-17-07 08:06 PM   #103 
  - McConnell up. This ought to be good. Smoke and mirrors and all. Anything but  pinto   Jul-17-07 08:05 PM   #99 
  - "We could have gotten the military what they need & deserve" -- yeah, like coming home!  Bluebear   Jul-17-07 08:05 PM   #102 
  - He had SEVEN YEARS to do that!  Opposite Reaction   Jul-17-07 08:06 PM   #104 
     - hehe I know :P  Bluebear   Jul-17-07 08:09 PM   #116 
  - thus, the filibuster continues ?  dweller   Jul-17-07 08:07 PM   #109 
  - Mitch - STFU you hateful murder supporting monster  HughMoran   Jul-17-07 08:05 PM   #101 
  - Amen! n/t  KalicoKitty   Jul-17-07 08:06 PM   #105 
  - terraterraterraterraterra. nt  blondeatlast   Jul-17-07 08:07 PM   #110 
  - I can't watch this tool...gonna go watch Big Brother 8  Redstate Red Herring   Jul-17-07 08:06 PM   #106 
  - Welcome to my two worlds.  JackBeck   Jul-17-07 08:18 PM   #119 
  - I'm getting the distinct idea...  Diamonique   Jul-17-07 08:07 PM   #107 
  - Had to turn the TV to a different station. I was ready to throw something  SeattleGirl   Jul-17-07 08:08 PM   #111 
  - i thought he was a comedian?????  spanone   Jul-17-07 08:08 PM   #115 
  - McConnell... Your party is WHY Osama is alive to say anything!  Opposite Reaction   Jul-17-07 08:08 PM   #112 
  - osama it's amazing how they love to bring up boogie woogie name.  alyce douglas   Jul-17-07 08:08 PM   #113 
  - THREAD 4 UP  MiniMe   Jul-17-07 08:08 PM   #114 
  - It amazes me how much Repubs use the troops as a crutch  Rude Horner   Jul-17-07 08:10 PM   #118 
  - Thread #4 continues here:  pinto   Jul-17-07 08:21 PM   #120 
 

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