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100. anyone know if we need a simple majority or 2/3 like last night??
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  -House Debate on (Senate) FISA Bill Thread #2 Tatiana  Aug-04-07 08:16 PM   #0 
  - Thanks, and could you put #2 in title so no one gets confused? nt  babylonsister   Aug-04-07 08:16 PM   #1 
  - Added, thanks! n/t  Tatiana   Aug-04-07 08:17 PM   #3 
  - thanks. This is HOT  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:17 PM   #2 
  - Conyers says he offended by Repug saying he Hated Pres and AG. Good for HIM  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:17 PM   #5 
     - He did it nicely----NOT jump up like Repugs have done and say STRICK those works!  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:18 PM   #6 
        - None of the Dems who have spoken have say AYE have they?  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:19 PM   #8 
           - who is this? "interum measure" and will support it.  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:20 PM   #11 
  - What kind of a majority do we NEED here, anyway?  annabanana   Aug-04-07 08:17 PM   #4 
  - Just a simple majority, I think...unless somebody pulled a dirty trick.  karlrschneider   Aug-04-07 08:20 PM   #12 
     - I really do not know. How do we find out?  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:30 PM   #66 
        - I really wish I knew. It's a debacle.  karlrschneider   Aug-04-07 08:35 PM   #92 
  - Conyers talking about "reverse targeting."  Tatiana   Aug-04-07 08:19 PM   #7 
  - can we get some recs?  annabanana   Aug-04-07 08:20 PM   #9 
  - unfortunate names for Congress people - Flake  Solly Mack   Aug-04-07 08:20 PM   #10 
  - was he a Dem or Repug? (He will support the bill)  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:21 PM   #14 
     - repug  annabanana   Aug-04-07 08:21 PM   #17 
  - Jay Inslee-go, guy! He's definitely not a Gonzo fan! nt  babylonsister   Aug-04-07 08:21 PM   #13 
  - "don't pass this bill" he says.  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:21 PM   #19 
  - Jay Inslee...telling it like it is!  karlrschneider   Aug-04-07 08:21 PM   #15 
  - What happened to Republicans wanting less government? hmm?  SaveAmerica   Aug-04-07 08:21 PM   #16 
  - K and R  citizen_jane   Aug-04-07 08:21 PM   #18 
  - In the U.S. we don't let Alberto Gonzales intercept our email conversations without some degree  Tatiana   Aug-04-07 08:21 PM   #20 
  - I don't trust Gonzales....nothing comparative about it  Solly Mack   Aug-04-07 08:22 PM   #21 
  - 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11  high density   Aug-04-07 08:22 PM   #22 
  - Why this sudden non-stop terra?  malaise   Aug-04-07 08:23 PM   #29 
  - They really truly do believe that, isn't that sad and scary?  karlrschneider   Aug-04-07 08:23 PM   #31 
  - REC. and another fear monger is up  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:22 PM   #23 
  - Yo Vito! Gonna have to crack some terrorist heads...the muthers.  NoodleyAppendage   Aug-04-07 08:22 PM   #24 
  - Anyone want to take bets that Peter F*ckin' King gets up and  annabanana   Aug-04-07 08:22 PM   # 
  - "9/11!" (Somebody knock back a shot....) n/t  Tatiana   Aug-04-07 08:22 PM   #25 
  - I'm jusht aboutt out of Crowwwwn Royal......here....  karlrschneider   Aug-04-07 08:25 PM   #37 
  - 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 - ARRGGH! nt  babylonsister   Aug-04-07 08:22 PM   #26 
  - ah, the 9/11 tie in... had to happen...  Terri S   Aug-04-07 08:23 PM   #27 
  - but it's OK to lose a parent in a "war"  Solly Mack   Aug-04-07 08:23 PM   #28 
  - 'Funny' that never comes up, isn't it. nt  babylonsister   Aug-04-07 08:25 PM   #36 
  - Yeah, real funny  Solly Mack   Aug-04-07 08:25 PM   #38 
  - It's almost the same number isn't it? At least 3,000 children are without  SaveAmerica   Aug-04-07 08:25 PM   #40 
     - he doesn't care....  Solly Mack   Aug-04-07 08:27 PM   #48 
     - Thornberry up lying his ass off. . . .n/t  annabanana   Aug-04-07 08:28 PM   #52 
  - Give us the power to stop Bush and Cheney from letting something  SaveAmerica   Aug-04-07 08:23 PM   #30 
  - how can these repubs live with themselves?..  w8liftinglady   Aug-04-07 08:23 PM   #32 
  - I hate republicans.  billyoc   Aug-04-07 08:25 PM   #35 
  - I think that if Repuglicans actually read and THINK about this bill, they would do  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:26 PM   #41 
  - ha ha, A Texan Repug says nothing about checks and balances have NOT  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:27 PM   #49 
     - "closes the gap"----HA HA he has the WH talking points.  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:28 PM   #55 
  - It's no longer about principles with these people. It's about power and control.  Tatiana   Aug-04-07 08:27 PM   #46 
  - DEm Scott======bet he does NOT support the way he is talking  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:24 PM   #33 
  - Except for Reyes, all the Dems speaking are speaking STRONGLY against it.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-04-07 08:24 PM   #34 
  - I just worry about the blue dog dimicrats  IChing   Aug-04-07 08:26 PM   #43 
     - Same here IChing. nt  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-04-07 08:27 PM   #50 
  - Question. Is this going to be a straight up and down vote or will 2/3 apply? nt  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-04-07 08:25 PM   #39 
  - I don't even see how the hell they can HAVE a vote..there are about 14 people there  karlrschneider   Aug-04-07 08:27 PM   #47 
  - Where are they all?  michaz   Aug-04-07 08:28 PM   #56 
  - Who the fuck knows? Out having a drink somewhere, maybe??  karlrschneider   Aug-04-07 08:30 PM   #65 
     - After listening to all this, I need one too!  michaz   Aug-04-07 08:31 PM   #73 
        - It really is way beyond bizarre, isn't it? Trading incoherent babbling soundbites.  karlrschneider   Aug-04-07 08:34 PM   #85 
  - They'll all come creeping in when it's time to vote. It's almost a mystery when that happens.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-04-07 08:28 PM   #57 
  - a post downstream says simple Majority NOt under suspension rules.  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:43 PM   #113 
  - All the Repugs have is fear, fear, and 9-11 and George Bush says so.  partylessinOhio   Aug-04-07 08:26 PM   #42 
  - Don't forget to recommend.  L. Coyote   Aug-04-07 08:26 PM   #44 
  - checks and balances? what are those? how would anyone in Congress know?  Solly Mack   Aug-04-07 08:26 PM   #45 
  - Bobby Scott is saying what the data mining propblem we both see  IChing   Aug-04-07 08:29 PM   #59 
  - K & R  michaz   Aug-04-07 08:27 PM   #51 
  - if shit was gold, they could balance the budget right this second  Solly Mack   Aug-04-07 08:28 PM   #53 
  - LOL-I am drunk-I can laugh at that-how pathetic!!!  w8liftinglady   Aug-04-07 08:29 PM   #63 
  - Send thee to the DUzies! And grow tons of mushrooms with the leftovers!  L. Coyote   Aug-04-07 08:31 PM   #69 
  - Jeez I don't  vpilot   Aug-04-07 08:28 PM   #54 
  - Republicans think the Bill of Rights is a Bill of Goods. An inconvenience.  Gregorian   Aug-04-07 08:29 PM   #58 
  - Bobby Scott, Dem is correcting a REpug. te he.  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:29 PM   #60 
  - Did Bush's Secrecy Endangered America? YES! Hiding Truth, Spying, FISA, and Trust Gonzo.  L. Coyote   Aug-04-07 08:29 PM   #61 
  - Jane Harman . . she's good  annabanana   Aug-04-07 08:29 PM   #62 
  - And she's for it. Not so good IMHO. eom  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-04-07 08:31 PM   #70 
  - Not from what I just heard. nt  babylonsister   Aug-04-07 08:32 PM   #76 
     - She said they will deal with changes before it sunsets. That means she's voting for it.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-04-07 08:33 PM   #82 
        - She fooled me also. thanks for having a clear head. I was getting excited and not listening.  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:36 PM   #94 
           - I was too and then she stopped me cold in my tracks. She might still vote against it but  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-04-07 08:38 PM   # 
           - The good thing, the Progressives that voted against it yesterday will vote against it tonight. eom  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-04-07 08:39 PM   #102 
  - Harman is DLC, she'll vote for it. n/t  billyoc   Aug-04-07 08:37 PM   #97 
  - Well, gee, I thought they were out of the US...guess I made a "mistake"  Solly Mack   Aug-04-07 08:30 PM   #64 
  - Harman: violation of constitutional rights, need checks and balances,  babylonsister   Aug-04-07 08:30 PM   #67 
  - Bobby Scott is not a very persuasive speaker  brentspeak   Aug-04-07 08:30 PM   #68 
  - Jane Harman Dem. MY GOD---she actually is OPPOSING THIS BILL  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:31 PM   #71 
  - No, she isn't. She said they'd deal with it before it sunsets. She's voting for it. eom  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-04-07 08:32 PM   #74 
     - She also said the Senate made a mistake last night, so I'm confused now. nt  babylonsister   Aug-04-07 08:33 PM   #79 
     - OR, maybe she knows it's going to pass and she hopes to correct it before it sunsets??? eom  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-04-07 08:35 PM   #91 
     - I did a double take as I typed. I was too excited.Damm. You are Right.  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:34 PM   #84 
     - Harman is for it - my understanding.  partylessinOhio   Aug-04-07 08:35 PM   #90 
  - Why are "we poised to repeat the Senate's mistake"?  annabanana   Aug-04-07 08:31 PM   #72 
  - Heather Wilson: I've got a need for more cowbell, err, I mean spying.  high density   Aug-04-07 08:32 PM   #75 
  - I was thinking the same thing.  Sonicmedusa   Aug-04-07 08:33 PM   #81 
  - Heather Wilson is a fool  Solly Mack   Aug-04-07 08:32 PM   # 
  - tool  HughMoran   Aug-04-07 08:33 PM   #83 
  - Heather WILSON, Repug!----GAP, GAP, TERROR TERRor woman on board!  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:32 PM   #77 
  - Damn, I think Jane Harman is against it? n/t  Tatiana   Aug-04-07 08:32 PM   #78 
  - You thought wrong.  karlrschneider   Aug-04-07 08:34 PM   #87 
  - She fooled me----right up until her last few words. She will do a AYE  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:35 PM   #88 
  - No. She is "we are in a vise" person who will vote for it even though it  Bumblebee   Aug-04-07 08:37 PM   #96 
  - Could someone smack these people upside their heads,  partylessinOhio   Aug-04-07 08:33 PM   #80 
  - "Reasonably believed to be outside the US" right oops I thought you were from  buzzard   Aug-04-07 08:34 PM   #86 
  - Yes - let's clap for trash  Solly Mack   Aug-04-07 08:35 PM   #89 
  - Time for #3?  Lochloosa   Aug-04-07 08:36 PM   #93 
  - Heather Wilson just lied out of both her ears and her nostrils  brentspeak   Aug-04-07 08:36 PM   #95 
  - another Dem just said NO.  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:37 PM   #98 
  - Instead of getting rid of an AG like Gonzales, he gets more power  Solly Mack   Aug-04-07 08:37 PM   #99 
  - anyone know if we need a simple majority or 2/3 like last night??  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:38 PM   #100 
  - Watt, Dem saying Terrorists win if we give up our Con. rights tonight by voting for his bill.  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:39 PM   #103 
  - now, jan Sharkowski. She is good (Dem). talking of giving up our Liberties.  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:40 PM   #105 
  - simple majority, without further changes.  billyoc   Aug-04-07 08:40 PM   #104 
     - THANK YOU for this INFO. I missed the beginning.  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:41 PM   #109 
     - Why am I not surprised? eom  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-04-07 08:41 PM   #110 
     - BTW! Thanks for the information! eom  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-04-07 08:45 PM   #116 
  - Rep Watt brought up a primary sticking point = AG Gonzales.  pinto   Aug-04-07 08:39 PM   #101 
  - Man-the Dems have SO outmatched the Repubs  w8liftinglady   Aug-04-07 08:40 PM   #106 
  - Cohen is up and he is good...yeah  IChing   Aug-04-07 08:40 PM   #107 
  - He and others have said tonight they do NOT trust Gonzo  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:42 PM   #112 
  - RE: Cohen : It's nice to really have a firebrand Tennessean  Wiley50   Aug-04-07 08:49 PM   #121 
  - Someone start thread 3, please. I'm horribly lazy...thanks :)  Solly Mack   Aug-04-07 08:41 PM   #108 
  - Thread #3 here:  Tatiana   Aug-04-07 08:42 PM   #111 
  - ***** House Debate on (Senate) FISA Bill Thread #3 *****  L. Coyote   Aug-04-07 08:44 PM   #114 
  - Dem. Joe. S. Navy bet. sounds good so far. he will do a NO. YEah  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:45 PM   #115 
  - Repug saying he heard a lot of hate tonight but he talks Hate. Whow!  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:46 PM   #117 
  - Liberal Dems, Janet Reno, children burning. whow. what a NUT case!  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:47 PM   #118 
  - That was frightening  malaise   Aug-04-07 08:47 PM   #119 
  - Waco and Ruby Ridge? Tiahirt is one Weirdo Wacko! n/t  Wiley50   Aug-04-07 08:48 PM   #120 
  - Ruby Ridge happened under bush 1, but they always forget that. They blame  John Q. Citizen   Aug-04-07 09:27 PM   #125 
  - Hoyer up. I wonder where he is going?  rodeodance   Aug-04-07 08:49 PM   #122 
  - I hope the 'left' way! nt  babylonsister   Aug-04-07 08:51 PM   #123 
  - I have YET to be told why the spying can't be done WITHOUT a warrant...  rocknation   Aug-04-07 08:53 PM   #124 
 

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