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trashcanistanista Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-25-07 03:00 PM
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48. Because the candidates could raise more money
if people knew that Meirs and Bolton were locked up in the basement over recess.
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  -The whine about Congress waiting until after recess to vote on contempt is pathetic bigtree  Jul-25-07 01:18 PM   #0 
  - There should be no August recess.  libnnc   Jul-25-07 01:20 PM   #1 
  - I second that.  MNDemNY   Jul-25-07 03:16 PM   #50 
  - WTF??????  Janice325   Jul-25-07 01:23 PM   #2 
  - What a bunch of whiners...  Junkdrawer   Jul-25-07 01:24 PM   #3 
  - We've got money to raise, rubber chicken to eat, palms to grease  libnnc   Jul-25-07 01:26 PM   #5 
  - I know, "My President authorizes torture..."  originalpckelly   Jul-25-07 01:27 PM   #6 
     - and "Ohh Ohh, I don't want to see my neighbor's kid killed in Iraq."...  Junkdrawer   Jul-25-07 01:29 PM   #9 
     - as if waiting until they return to pass this had anything at all to do with those lives  bigtree   Jul-25-07 01:50 PM   #20 
        - Caving on an Iraq timeline....Stalling on enforcing the law...  Junkdrawer   Jul-25-07 01:54 PM   #23 
           - It was Howard Fineman who first used the 'cave-in' language after the vote  bigtree   Jul-25-07 01:57 PM   #24 
           - Actually, I got the language from Skinner...  Junkdrawer   Jul-25-07 02:02 PM   #27 
              - I was watching immediately after the vote. The first MSNBC report came from Fineman  bigtree   Jul-25-07 02:06 PM   #30 
           - Self delete  Junkdrawer   Jul-25-07 02:01 PM   #26 
     - Miers and Bolten are in contempt of congress....wah, wah, wah  IChing   Jul-25-07 01:35 PM   #13 
     - "Wah, wah, email interceptions and wiretaps...."  libnnc   Jul-25-07 01:37 PM   #14 
        - so, NOW you're paying attention to what Congress is doing to confront Bush  bigtree   Jul-25-07 01:48 PM   #19 
           - I've been paying attention.  libnnc   Jul-25-07 02:08 PM   #32 
              - obviously not close enough  bigtree   Jul-25-07 02:16 PM   #37 
                 - "which leads to an acquittal along party lines"  libnnc   Jul-25-07 02:21 PM   #40 
                    - I believe in securing some sort of outside prosecution or investigation  bigtree   Jul-25-07 02:26 PM   #43 
  - DU is in a fever pitch right now. Don't bother trying to reason it down.  BlooInBloo   Jul-25-07 01:26 PM   #4 
  - Its rare I agree with you but you are right. n/t  here_is_to_hope   Jul-25-07 04:13 PM   # 
  - You're right  martymar64   Jul-25-07 05:08 PM   #82 
  - oh in a way let them go vacation and let them hear a mouthful  alyce douglas   Jul-25-07 01:27 PM   #7 
  - Isn't it hypocritical  dorkulon   Jul-25-07 01:29 PM   #8 
  - the complaint about the Iraqi parliament isn't as the republicans frame it  bigtree   Jul-25-07 01:43 PM   #15 
  - But it stands to reason that  dorkulon   Jul-25-07 01:53 PM   #22 
  - exactly.  alyce douglas   Jul-25-07 02:04 PM   #29 
  - Ah good of course here come the 'splainers,.  endarkenment   Jul-25-07 01:31 PM   #10 
  - I guess they should spend the month of August..  Virginia Dare   Jul-25-07 01:43 PM   #16 
  - Yes to your first proposal  Lilith Velkor   Jul-25-07 04:02 PM   #55 
  - I figured at least one person would bite on that one...  Virginia Dare   Jul-25-07 06:21 PM   #89 
  - Well perhaps they could spare the time to issue the contempt citations?  endarkenment   Jul-25-07 04:17 PM   #60 
  - followed by the constant critics  bigtree   Jul-25-07 01:44 PM   #17 
  - I hope they remember what they were doing when they get back  dkofos   Jul-25-07 01:31 PM   #11 
  - Chances are that *something* will happen that will make us all forget...  Junkdrawer   Jul-25-07 01:33 PM   #12 
  - Here's something else to think about if they do take a break.  Major Hogwash   Jul-25-07 01:46 PM   #18 
  - well, the meme is an empty lie  bigtree   Jul-25-07 01:52 PM   #21 
  - The terms "whine" and "pathetic"  LWolf   Jul-25-07 02:01 PM   #25 
  - but, it's the whining that I'm complaining about . . .  bigtree   Jul-25-07 02:04 PM   #28 
  - Why is a complaint "whining" when you disagree,  LWolf   Jul-25-07 02:08 PM   #33 
     - no. but these arguments about the recess strike me as mere whines  bigtree   Jul-25-07 02:14 PM   #35 
  - I've noticed that about bigtree posts...  Junkdrawer   Jul-25-07 02:06 PM   #31 
  - I'm not one-dimensional  bigtree   Jul-25-07 02:11 PM   #34 
  - And besides, rational OPs sink like rocks...  Junkdrawer   Jul-25-07 02:14 PM   #36 
     - you mean mundane subject lines?  bigtree   Jul-25-07 02:17 PM   #38 
        - Just for kicks, what's your definition of "flamebait"?  Junkdrawer   Jul-25-07 02:21 PM   #39 
           - for starters  bigtree   Jul-25-07 02:23 PM   #42 
           - Whatever the mods say it is. Duh.  BlooInBloo   Jul-25-07 02:59 PM   #47 
  - There's a lot of that to notice.  TahitiNut   Jul-25-07 02:30 PM   #44 
     - take it or leave it  bigtree   Jul-25-07 02:36 PM   #45 
  - Well, Tony Snow uses those terms frequently. Just in the last few hours, as a matter of fact.  TahitiNut   Jul-25-07 03:39 PM   #53 
     - they don't own the language or the sentiment  bigtree   Jul-25-07 04:03 PM   #56 
     - Indeed.  LWolf   Jul-25-07 04:10 PM   #57 
        - does that apply to everything he's ever said?  bigtree   Jul-25-07 04:13 PM   #58 
           - Are you asking if everything Tony Snow says is "right wing rhetoric,"  LWolf   Jul-25-07 04:20 PM   #63 
              - you know damn well that taking two COMMONLY USED words he's used  bigtree   Jul-25-07 04:22 PM   #65 
                 - I'm beginning to think that  LWolf   Jul-25-07 04:32 PM   #68 
                    - I can kick my own threads. I don't have a bit of problem responding though  bigtree   Jul-25-07 04:45 PM   #72 
                       - You've probably noticed  LWolf   Jul-25-07 04:51 PM   #74 
                          - I have a journal. I express myself in many ways.  bigtree   Jul-25-07 05:03 PM   #79 
                             - Ok.  LWolf   Jul-25-07 05:09 PM   #83 
                                - Venting against the 'whine' about the recess  bigtree   Jul-25-07 05:19 PM   #84 
  - The whiners also forget...  TreasonousBastard   Jul-25-07 02:22 PM   #41 
  - "we might be pleasantly surprised" - its tooth fairy time!  endarkenment   Jul-25-07 02:58 PM   #46 
     - You're talkin' to a guy who grew up in...  TreasonousBastard   Jul-25-07 03:38 PM   #52 
     - Well then why bother ?  mzmolly   Jul-25-07 03:43 PM   #54 
        - That is an excellent question. I'm so glad you asked.  endarkenment   Jul-25-07 04:14 PM   #59 
           - What good does it do to kick the corrupt in the ass?  mzmolly   Jul-25-07 04:21 PM   #64 
              - where did I say that?  endarkenment   Jul-25-07 04:30 PM   #66 
                 - Our party leaders want to be re-elected. Money talks and so do we.  mzmolly   Jul-25-07 04:33 PM   #69 
  - Because the candidates could raise more money  trashcanistanista   Jul-25-07 03:00 PM   #48 
  - but but but Harriet Myers is personally slaying troops in Iraq  LSK   Jul-25-07 03:02 PM   #49 
  - I love rational DU-ers. You rock BT! "First time in history..." Tony Snow.  mzmolly   Jul-25-07 03:34 PM   #51 
  - "*something* will happen that will make us all forget.."  Disturbed   Jul-25-07 04:19 PM   #62 
  - That's a clearcut case of projection if I've ever heard one  checks-n-balances   Jul-25-07 04:31 PM   #67 
  - If the contempt citation can't be enforced, it's useless  martymar64   Jul-25-07 05:21 PM   #85 
     - Not quite...  mzmolly   Jul-25-07 08:46 PM   #90 
  - They are to busy bashing Conyers to stop and think about anything else.  Marrah_G   Jul-25-07 04:18 PM   #61 
  - Mystery Solved...  Junkdrawer   Jul-25-07 04:40 PM   #70 
  - It's all just a big fucking joke, right Junkdrawer?  bigtree   Jul-25-07 04:48 PM   #73 
     - It appears to me that you started numerous threads dissing DUers...  Junkdrawer   Jul-25-07 04:53 PM   #75 
        - I think it's convenient for you to ignore the substance of my posts  bigtree   Jul-25-07 04:56 PM   #76 
           - You start your thread with "whine" and "pathetic", then claim I'm attacking your character?  Junkdrawer   Jul-25-07 05:03 PM   #78 
              - not 'whiner' but 'a whine' about the recess  bigtree   Jul-25-07 05:06 PM   #80 
  - now it's the citizen's turn--to spank thoise Republicans into voting with the Dems  librechik   Jul-25-07 04:43 PM   #71 
  - Who's going to enforce a contempt citation and arrest Miers, et al?  martymar64   Jul-25-07 05:02 PM   #77 
     - Why should they have the opportunity to act on this at all  bigtree   Jul-25-07 05:08 PM   #81 
        - Bush and Gonzo won't permit an independent counsel  martymar64   Jul-25-07 05:29 PM   #86 
           - how did we get Fitzgerald?  bigtree   Jul-25-07 05:30 PM   #87 
              - Ashcroft let Fitzgerald in.  martymar64   Jul-25-07 05:44 PM   #88 

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