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Truth2Tell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-20-07 04:27 PM
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74. This is just so sad
I weep for my nation.

Even the "good" ones like Leahy have become actors in the comedy.

The joke's on us.
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  -LEAHY Flew Into DC This Morning: WH - FINAL - Deadline 2:30 pm Today-Or Contempt Of Congress? (TPM) kpete  Aug-20-07 09:35 AM   #0 
  - K&R  spanone   Aug-20-07 09:36 AM   #1 
  - Leahy- Don't give up!! Go get 'em. K&R  panader0   Aug-20-07 09:39 AM   #2 
  - PLS Sen Leahy stand up to these thugs!!!!! Enough already.  mod mom   Aug-20-07 09:40 AM   #3 
  - I wonder if C-Span III or II will carry it?  ThomWV   Aug-20-07 09:41 AM   #4 
  - Self followup - not on the schedule  ThomWV   Aug-20-07 09:48 AM   #10 
  - C-Span Radio  nosferaustin   Aug-20-07 01:27 PM   #58 
  - Yummy. Love some Monday morning muckraking.  progressoid   Aug-20-07 09:42 AM   #5 
  - We'll see. I don't get excited anymore.  acmavm   Aug-20-07 09:43 AM   #6 
  - right there with you on that one.  mopinko   Aug-20-07 09:47 AM   #7 
  - agreed. nt  tomp   Aug-20-07 10:40 AM   #22 
  - No-No-NO-TODAY *IS* Bush's DAY OF RECKONING!!!!  Dr Fate   Aug-20-07 11:07 AM   #30 
  - Bushy he ain't here!  rucognizant   Aug-20-07 11:55 AM   #38 
  - Surely you don't mean " Montebello, Ca "  jaysunb   Aug-20-07 01:14 PM   #55 
  - resort  enid602   Aug-20-07 01:50 PM   #64 
  - about 5 or 6 miles away.....  jaysunb   Aug-20-07 03:16 PM   #69 
  - Nope, it's Chateau Montebello in Quebec  Lasher   Aug-21-07 04:47 AM   #83 
  - I heard they had to pepper spray Bush's welcoming crowd up there!!  shaniqua6392   Aug-20-07 06:34 PM   #77 
  - Thanks.  bvar22   Aug-20-07 12:42 PM   #47 
  - Yes. I'm still waiting to see what happens with Condi ignoring her subpoena  DeeDeeNY   Aug-20-07 11:58 AM   #39 
  - If they don't show up THIS time...  whereismyparty   Aug-20-07 11:59 AM   #40 
  - Uh-huh. I'm sure it 's time for  Golden Raisin   Aug-20-07 01:05 PM   #53 
  - Expect a terror alert around noon n/t  IDemo   Aug-20-07 09:47 AM   #8 
  - Or some details of Jenna's wedding plans leaked around 1pm n/t  KansDem   Aug-20-07 10:08 AM   #12 
     - Is there really a difference? n/t  IDemo   Aug-20-07 10:26 AM   #16 
     - LOL. Nice one!  BornagainDUer   Aug-20-07 01:04 PM   #51 
     - Expect Rove to bash Hillary at 1:30. Leahy has no "sense of vacation" Bush has  L. Coyote   Aug-20-07 10:35 AM   #18 
  - It will be interesting to see what happens.  AndyA   Aug-20-07 09:47 AM   #9 
  - It's time to start throwing punches  catmandu57   Aug-20-07 11:02 AM   #27 
  - Punches? Don't make us sound like a bunch of insensitive meanies!!!  Dr Fate   Aug-20-07 11:13 AM   #32 
  - I haven't been following this as closely as I should have been doing.  pnorman   Aug-20-07 01:46 PM   #63 
  - And this time he really, REALLY means it!  Wednesdays   Aug-20-07 09:56 AM   #11 
  - He means it EVEN MORE than when he meant it LAST TIME.  youthere   Aug-20-07 12:22 PM   #45 
  - Did Leahy go alone? Will there be any other Senators in the hearing  napi21   Aug-20-07 10:09 AM   #13 
  - just thinking the same thing,  PRETZEL   Aug-20-07 10:26 AM   #17 
  - Probably not.  sofa king   Aug-20-07 01:04 PM   #50 
  - Yeah. Ok. I'll be waiting for the next final, final deadline.  Connie_Corleone   Aug-20-07 10:13 AM   #14 
  - Double secret final deadline. I got a hundred bucks  pokercat999   Aug-20-07 04:33 PM   #75 
  - and boy are his arms tired  Skink   Aug-20-07 10:15 AM   #15 
  - Press conference at 2:30pm -- should be interesting. n/t  quiet.american   Aug-20-07 10:36 AM   #19 
  - Where? CNN? CSPAN? n/t  Texas Explorer   Aug-20-07 10:38 AM   #20 
  - Is any live coverage scheduled anywhere?  ThomWV   Aug-20-07 10:39 AM   #21 
  - It's mentioned in an update at the end of the article - but no specifics on who will cover it. n/t  quiet.american   Aug-20-07 11:18 AM   #33 
  - time to stop playing games and slap some subpoenas  alyce douglas   Aug-20-07 10:45 AM   #23 
  - The Dick's F-bomb is coming back to haunt him  tridim   Aug-20-07 10:47 AM   #24 
  - kestrel predicts: Leahy will scowl and stamp his foot.  kestrel91316   Aug-20-07 10:53 AM   #25 
  - But when he goes down with the final knock-out punch, he will make it look convincing.  Dr Fate   Aug-20-07 11:03 AM   #29 
  - I predict your prediction will be proven to be correct  notsodumbhillbilly   Aug-20-07 11:25 AM   #35 
  - You were right!  notsodumbhillbilly   Aug-20-07 01:39 PM   #62 
  - Yes. Today is yet another day of reckoning. I will be FLABBERGASTED if nothing comes of this!!!  Dr Fate   Aug-20-07 10:59 AM   #26 
  - America waits until this afternoon to see if accountablity still exist  Lone_Star_Dem   Aug-20-07 11:02 AM   #28 
  - Don't look for any "bombshells"  radfringe   Aug-20-07 11:09 AM   #31 
  - Of course we have the votes - all it takes is a simple majority in the Committee  ThomWV   Aug-20-07 11:21 AM   #34 
     - getting the 2/3 vote needed to end debate  radfringe   Aug-20-07 11:28 AM   #36 
        - You forget, the "nuclear" option is now ours, not their's.  ThomWV   Aug-20-07 11:49 AM   #37 
           - But we might get our powder wet. n/t  Dr Fate   Aug-20-07 12:01 PM   #41 
           - it's not a question of having the power  radfringe   Aug-20-07 03:54 PM   #72 
  - Marcy (EmptyWheel) has some speculation on what this means here:  KoKo01   Aug-20-07 12:02 PM   #42 
  - the documents from the office of the vice president (?!?)  Amonester   Aug-20-07 12:29 PM   #46 
  - I don't suppose it'd be too much to ask to see Leahy use inherent contempt?  backscatter712   Aug-20-07 12:17 PM   #43 
  - Is this the final, final deadline? Or the final, Final, FINAL deadline?  paparush   Aug-20-07 12:20 PM   #44 
  - Now there's a flight I wouldn't have taken.  sofa king   Aug-20-07 12:55 PM   #48 
  - That can't happen until the committee gets back together  Greeby   Aug-20-07 01:01 PM   #49 
  - Let's get on with it....  femrap   Aug-20-07 01:05 PM   #52 
  - Well finally  lovuian   Aug-20-07 01:05 PM   #54 
  - Balls to the wall!  nradisic   Aug-20-07 01:14 PM   #56 
  - kick kick kick ~ no guts, no glory committee!  goclark   Aug-20-07 07:10 PM   #79 
  - Let's see if the 'media' shows any interest at all.....  spanone   Aug-20-07 01:18 PM   # 
  - I just posted on another thread that CNN  trashcanistanista   Aug-20-07 01:18 PM   #57 
  - Listen Now: 2:30 cspan (link)  NastyDiaper   Aug-20-07 01:33 PM   #59 
  - On CSPAN1 now  Blackhatjack   Aug-20-07 01:33 PM   #60 
  - "Time is up. Time is up."  bobthedrummer   Aug-20-07 01:37 PM   #61 
  - Awaiting (still) "inherent contempt" .... get on with it Senator Leahy ...  understandinglife   Aug-20-07 01:55 PM   #65 
  - I thought that one lady was going to ask about IC, but she didn't.  alfredo   Aug-20-07 02:33 PM   #68 
  - Well?????  lonestarnot   Aug-20-07 02:19 PM   #66 
  - seems to me Leahy could have issued a statement through one of his assistants!!  flyarm   Aug-20-07 02:29 PM   #67 
  - So w h e n e x a c t l y i s s o m e t h i n g  hisownpetard   Aug-20-07 03:43 PM   #70 
  - You're kidding, right?  whyzayker   Aug-20-07 03:45 PM   #71 
  - I think that because  Inuca   Aug-20-07 03:58 PM   #73 
  - This is just so sad  Truth2Tell   Aug-20-07 04:27 PM   #74 
  - What I can't get out of my head is that Leahy was  BornagainDUer   Aug-20-07 06:27 PM   #76 
  - So, how long will we have to wait for the Contempt of Congress charges?  in_cog_ni_to   Aug-20-07 06:59 PM   #78 
  - Congress comes back from recess on September 4  Lasher   Aug-21-07 05:15 AM   #84 
  - Whatever  SHRED   Aug-20-07 08:38 PM   #80 
  - game on  onewholaughsatfools   Aug-21-07 12:41 AM   #81 
  - We haven't seen one real move towards this yet. I'm sure it's just more sabre rattling.  Kablooie   Aug-21-07 01:01 AM   #82 
  - So, it's the next day. What happened?  GOTV   Aug-21-07 08:53 AM   #85 
  - Senator Leahy Flew Out Of DC This Morning.  Broadslidin   Aug-21-07 09:16 AM   #86 
 

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