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PDittie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-17-07 09:50 AM
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  -OFFICIAL FISA BILL DISCUSSION THREAD #1 Le Taz Hot  Dec-17-07 09:01 AM   #0 
  - thanks for this reminder.  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 09:01 AM   #1 
  - Pledge of Alegience.  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 09:04 AM   #2 
  - I don't mean to sound cranky, but what exactly are they  midnight   Dec-17-07 09:09 AM   #14 
     - Of the corporation, By the Corporation  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 09:13 AM   #19 
  - Add "Official" to your thread title  rocknation   Dec-17-07 09:04 AM   #3 
  - Just did.  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 09:05 AM   #5 
  - Listening in...  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 09:04 AM   #4 
  - Harry comes to the floor - vote expected at noon  ThomWV   Dec-17-07 09:05 AM   #6 
  - Reid up.  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 09:06 AM   #7 
  - Harry Reid up  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 09:06 AM   #8 
  - Time divied up, Leadership time withheld  ThomWV   Dec-17-07 09:07 AM   #9 
  - McConnell bellows his bullshit (R. Leadership time)  ThomWV   Dec-17-07 09:08 AM   #11 
  - Reid just said Dodd was to speak. Does anyone know what time he's planning to take the floor?  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-17-07 09:07 AM   #10 
  - He's at the mic.  PDittie   Dec-17-07 09:50 AM   # 
  - oh, crap I hate McConnell  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 09:08 AM   #12 
  - Mitch McConnell ...  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 09:09 AM   #13 
  - and to do the peoples' business??  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 09:12 AM   #17 
     - Yes it would!  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 09:14 AM   #20 
  - Rockefeller is up, controls 20 minutes  ThomWV   Dec-17-07 09:10 AM   #15 
  - Rockefeller is up.  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 09:10 AM   #16 
  - Rockefeller  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 09:12 AM   #18 
  - Too much like  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 09:15 AM   #22 
  - Jello Jay is bragging about his Intelligence bill right now.  seafan   Dec-17-07 09:14 AM   #21 
  - I fear that many do not  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 09:17 AM   #23 
     - That's my fear as well, citizen_jane. The media failed to inform. Catastrophic failure.  seafan   Dec-17-07 09:32 AM   #39 
     - As I said in another thread...  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 09:35 AM   #43 
     - It is "illegal surveillance" because they captured ALL fiber optic traffic. Wire tapping  L. Coyote   Dec-17-07 09:35 AM   #44 
        - You and I and  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 09:41 AM   #54 
  - Thanks! nt  babylonsister   Dec-17-07 09:17 AM   #24 
  - Rockefeller is running throught the bill's history now  ThomWV   Dec-17-07 09:19 AM   #25 
  - Not a word yet about immunity (10:21 am)  ThomWV   Dec-17-07 09:22 AM   #26 
  - As another DUer suggested.  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 09:24 AM   #27 
  - they are trampling all over our rights.  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 09:37 AM   #48 
  - Exclusivity question discussed now  ThomWV   Dec-17-07 09:25 AM   #28 
  - We're being assured that there will  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 09:28 AM   #29 
  - impeach the sob and get it over with  madokie   Dec-17-07 09:29 AM   #30 
  - will this be our Christmas present a Big FU to the American people.  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 09:39 AM   #50 
  - Supposedly a "limited"  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 09:30 AM   #31 
  - Sen. Jay Rockefeller and the "the $66,600 bargain!" Is it a quid pro quo with the telecoms?  L. Coyote   Dec-17-07 09:30 AM   #32 
  - Here it is ... Immunity  ThomWV   Dec-17-07 09:30 AM   #33 
  - Retroactive Immunity...  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 09:31 AM   #34 
  - Damn Rockfeller; he's an apologist for the telecom companies. His  babylonsister   Dec-17-07 09:31 AM   #35 
  - Yep..  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 09:32 AM   #37 
  - His testimony is maddening.,.  calipendence   Dec-17-07 09:36 AM   #46 
     - I know, and agree it's maddening. We cannot be privy to anything  babylonsister   Dec-17-07 09:40 AM   #51 
  - Does "the specified timeframe" exclude pre-911 domestic spying?  jtrockville   Dec-17-07 09:32 AM   #36 
  - shameful, cowardly obfuscation. Patriotosm is the last refuge--and why didn't QWEST obey the order?  librechik   Dec-17-07 09:32 AM   #38 
  - Nacchio and Qwest: Another Political Prosecution?  L. Coyote   Dec-17-07 09:36 AM   #47 
  - I cannot wait to hear Dodd. nt  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 09:33 AM   #40 
  - Oh, goody, Kit Bond now up.  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 09:34 AM   #41 
  - Kit Bond: Our "outmoded" FISA bill!  calipendence   Dec-17-07 09:40 AM   #53 
  - oh if it isn't the jerk who thinks waterboarding is like swimming.  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 09:34 AM   #42 
  - What telecom company has their meathooks in Rockefeller? .....  marmar   Dec-17-07 09:36 AM   #45 
  - AT&T $32,500 = Verizon $30,500. What a bargain!!  L. Coyote   Dec-17-07 09:40 AM   #52 
     - Bwahahaha!!!  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 09:43 AM   #57 
  - "Our men and women fighting overseas  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 09:39 AM   #49 
  - what the hell is that suppose to mean.  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 09:42 AM   #56 
  - Basically he's trying to claim that  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 09:45 AM   # 
  - So taking away our rights here  Old Broad   Dec-17-07 09:44 AM   # 
  - Wait a a minute here - did you hear all of what Rockefeller really said?  ThomWV   Dec-17-07 09:42 AM   #55 
  - I think the whole point is to keep us confused, so we don't know what they are really doing!  calipendence   Dec-17-07 09:44 AM   #58 
  - those who watch those stations are definitely walking around in a fog.  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 09:45 AM   #59 
  - You got it....They excell at Double Talk....so you don't find out what's in a bill for months!  KoKo01   Dec-17-07 10:00 AM   #82 
  - I only heard part of what he said but got the distinct impression  babylonsister   Dec-17-07 09:50 AM   #69 
  - hiding crimes behind language  Solly Mack   Dec-17-07 09:46 AM   #60 
  - get the hook please.  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 09:49 AM   #64 
     - lol..no kidding  Solly Mack   Dec-17-07 09:50 AM   #72 
  - Oh sit down and shut up ....  marmar   Dec-17-07 09:47 AM   #61 
  - Is he filibustering? Oye! nt  babylonsister   Dec-17-07 09:48 AM   #62 
  - Hi guys, I'm here too  MiniMe   Dec-17-07 09:48 AM   #63 
  - Here's Dodd!  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-17-07 09:49 AM   #65 
  - Dodd's up!  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 09:49 AM   #66 
  - w00t! Dodd up! n/t  hootinholler   Dec-17-07 09:49 AM   #67 
  - NO, fucklehead. You need a bill that protects and defends the Constitution  Solly Mack   Dec-17-07 09:50 AM   #68 
  - Dodd is up!!!!!  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 09:50 AM   #70 
  - The Democratic party is broken. They've made themselves irrelevant.  Beelzebud   Dec-17-07 09:50 AM   #71 
  - Sanity comes to the Senate!!!!!  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 09:51 AM   #73 
  - He needs to slow-w-w down-n-n-n. nt  babylonsister   Dec-17-07 09:53 AM   #74 
     - You can tell this issue  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 09:55 AM   #77 
     - Yep, but not quite yet.  tridim   Dec-17-07 10:08 AM   #92 
  - . . . Those who voted for the IWR  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 09:53 AM   #75 
  - We need a "Protect America from the President" Act.....  marmar   Dec-17-07 09:55 AM   #76 
  - I fear, before this is over, it won't be just * we need protection from. nt  babylonsister   Dec-17-07 09:57 AM   #79 
  - Very true.....  marmar   Dec-17-07 09:58 AM   #80 
  - I fear you are probably correct. nt  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 10:00 AM   #81 
  - Protect the World and the Environment Act from this nutcase.  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 10:01 AM   #84 
  - The senate is 'debating' the actions of a criminal administration  Solly Mack   Dec-17-07 09:56 AM   #78 
  - So true....It's an indicator of how far this country has fallen......  marmar   Dec-17-07 10:06 AM   #87 
  - I think so too. (an indicator)  Solly Mack   Dec-17-07 10:12 AM   #97 
  - Great points, Solly. This whole theatre is lending legitimacy  babylonsister   Dec-17-07 10:07 AM   #89 
     - "...to an issue that shouldn't even be one.Kind of like torture. "  Solly Mack   Dec-17-07 10:15 AM   #100 
  - Alright Chris Dodd!  marmar   Dec-17-07 10:00 AM   #83 
  - short memories is right!!  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 10:07 AM   #90 
  - Dodd fucking ROCKS!  Dhalgren   Dec-17-07 10:03 AM   #85 
  - Just called Senator Boxer's office  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 10:06 AM   #86 
  - Not allowed? That's odd, isn't it?  babylonsister   Dec-17-07 10:08 AM   #94 
     - VERY disturbing, isn't it?  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 10:12 AM   #99 
     - Many Americans don't care, they really don't  debbierlus   Dec-17-07 10:18 AM   #107 
  - Dodd is making one of the most important speeches of our lifetimes on the Senate floor today.  watrwefitinfor   Dec-17-07 10:06 AM   #88 
  - the media wants to keep the american people as usual dumbed down.  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 10:08 AM   #93 
  - Dodd ....  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 10:08 AM   #91 
  - oof I have to excuse myself,  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 10:12 AM   #98 
     - S'okay...  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 10:16 AM   #103 
  - Preach on, brother Chris!  marmar   Dec-17-07 10:11 AM   #95 
  - I'm here  shadowknows69   Dec-17-07 10:12 AM   #96 
  - more of them have to kick ass.  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 10:16 AM   #102 
     - Amen to that  shadowknows69   Dec-17-07 10:20 AM   #112 
  - CSpan 2 is down in the Pittsburgh Area (Comcast)...  Junkdrawer   Dec-17-07 10:15 AM   #101 
  - Comcast sucks.....  marmar   Dec-17-07 10:17 AM   #104 
  - Try this link and choose your player to listen online to CSpan2, Senate session:  seafan   Dec-17-07 10:28 AM   #118 
  - do you have computer to listen or watch?  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 10:17 AM   #106 
  - I'm watching online now...  Junkdrawer   Dec-17-07 10:19 AM   #108 
  - You can stream it  Nictuku   Dec-17-07 10:19 AM   #110 
  - For this executive branch, Secrecy is Power  liberalla   Dec-17-07 10:17 AM   #105 
  - Me too!!!!  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 10:19 AM   #109 
  - "If the case would go to trial, the corporations would lose."  marmar   Dec-17-07 10:20 AM   #111 
  - Dodd is doing good.  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 10:20 AM   #113 
  - Saying that A.T.&T.  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 10:21 AM   #114 
  - Is it time  citizen_jane   Dec-17-07 10:21 AM   #115 
  - "bring checks and balances...  G_Leo_Criley   Dec-17-07 10:22 AM   #116 
  - Moving this Tread here:  Le Taz Hot   Dec-17-07 10:23 AM   #117 
  - ......  alyce douglas   Dec-17-07 10:28 AM   #119 
 

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