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trashcanistanista Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-24-08 04:53 PM
Response to Reply #71
77. Not really, Durbin is now
slamming the rethugs for stalling the bill.
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  -*************3RD OFFICIAL THREAD SENATE FISA LAW**** gateley  Jan-24-08 04:09 PM   #0 
  - I called Jim Webb's office. Warner's office never answered the phone. n/t  davidwparker   Jan-24-08 04:10 PM   #1 
  - Excellent!  gateley   Jan-24-08 04:14 PM   #6 
     - The staff memember took down my message about not giving immunity to  davidwparker   Jan-24-08 04:22 PM   #14 
        - good going n/t  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 04:36 PM   #49 
  - my internet connection just stopped working! they're coming after me!!!!  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:11 PM   #2 
  - Nice knowing ya. Send postcards from GITMO. nt  gateley   Jan-24-08 04:12 PM   #4 
  - It's back. Maybe they just went after C-span's site for a bit n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:13 PM   #5 
     - Sure. My C-Span feed was just fine. Please don't call me again. nt  gateley   Jan-24-08 04:29 PM   #31 
  - me too for about 1/2 hour- slow as molasses-wouldnt move-checked for  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 04:41 PM   #65 
  - Kennedy rocked! DF is actually saying stuff I agree with. Who'da thunk? Nt  gateley   Jan-24-08 04:11 PM   #3 
  - I missed it. :(  MelissaB   Jan-24-08 04:17 PM   #8 
  - I didnt understand a thing Feinstein was getting at.whatd she say?  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 04:20 PM   #11 
     - I think it was an amend. so president can't assume  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:21 PM   #13 
  - DF: have to have new legisl. to override FISA in future (I think) n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:16 PM   #7 
  - TOLL FREE # TO CONGRESS  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 04:18 PM   #9 
  - Reid talking about Cheney on FISA yesterday, Bush today, timeline for decision n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:20 PM   #10 
  - Reid's trying to push it through.  trashcanistanista   Jan-24-08 04:21 PM   #12 
     - so is Reid saying let us vote on these amendments...  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:23 PM   #15 
     - Thassa change.Feingold accused REid publicly of not working very hard for  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 04:23 PM   #16 
     - He's not just being nice. He's piling it on.  MelissaB   Jan-24-08 04:24 PM   #18 
     - All the more reason to not pass it.  old guy   Jan-24-08 04:38 PM   #54 
  - I'm baffled at what Reid is whining about--why can't Dem Senators  wienerdoggie   Jan-24-08 04:23 PM   #17 
  - do repubs threaten filibuster each time they want to vote on an amend?  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:26 PM   #20 
  - They didn't even have cloture votes, though--that takes the place  wienerdoggie   Jan-24-08 04:28 PM   # 
  - Harry told repugs to fillibuster- truth- again he's putting on show but  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 04:29 PM   # 
     - notice Harry doesnt hold "erant"dems voting with pugs in line. Why not?  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 04:30 PM   #35 
        - Is he a DLCer? n/t  MelissaB   Jan-24-08 04:31 PM   #36 
        - good point n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:38 PM   #53 
           - yep, he most certainly is. very few of dems are not anymore, I used to admire Durbin  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 05:19 PM   #101 
  - Reid is not making a point.  trashcanistanista   Jan-24-08 04:26 PM   #22 
  - Didn't he say earlier that he was going to FORCE the rethuglicans to filibuster...  truebrit71   Jan-24-08 04:28 PM   #26 
     - I think it's the sunset provision someone mentioned last thread? n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:29 PM   #30 
     - I heard that--I don't know what he's doing.  wienerdoggie   Jan-24-08 04:30 PM   #33 
  - and a 3rd REC  rodeodance   Jan-24-08 04:24 PM   #19 
  - Harry putting on a show for us, but waiving the white flag-he surrenders - how unsurprising  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 04:26 PM   #21 
     - Reid is saying some really good stuff but honestly, is there ANYONE more boring? nt  gateley   Jan-24-08 04:27 PM   #24 
        - not majority leader material n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:28 PM   #25 
        - the man needs some PASSION--Movement. anything.  rodeodance   Jan-24-08 04:28 PM   #27 
        - A heartbeat, bt  gateley   Jan-24-08 04:35 PM   #47 
        - I agree wholeheartedly. He needs some fire in his belly.  MelissaB   Jan-24-08 04:29 PM   #29 
           - dont be silly. He might win dem things he doesnt want to pass then.n/t  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 04:34 PM   #43 
  - NEEDS one more REC  rodeodance   Jan-24-08 04:27 PM   #23 
  - done n/t  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 04:32 PM   #37 
     - Me to.  trashcanistanista   Jan-24-08 04:34 PM   # 
  - Ah Ha!  trashcanistanista   Jan-24-08 04:28 PM   #28 
  - To prevent it being voting on today.  trashcanistanista   Jan-24-08 04:30 PM   #32 
  - Reid wants an extension--any extension  rodeodance   Jan-24-08 04:30 PM   #34 
  - Rethugs want ammendments dropped  trashcanistanista   Jan-24-08 04:33 PM   #39 
     - And...doesn't Harry ultimately set the agenda? Why can't he do what he thinks best?  wienerdoggie   Jan-24-08 04:34 PM   #41 
  - take-home lesson - we need more dem senators n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:32 PM   #38 
  - oh oh-that Repug wants the imm bill passed TODAY  rodeodance   Jan-24-08 04:33 PM   #40 
  - I just called both of my senators...  iris5426   Jan-24-08 04:34 PM   #42 
  - Mitchy wants to give the Pres another present!!  rodeodance   Jan-24-08 04:34 PM   #44 
  - McConnell says we (c-span watchers) too stupid to understand this n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:34 PM   #45 
  - what mean. what did I miss?  rodeodance   Jan-24-08 04:35 PM   #46 
  - him just being snide - I bet people watching are thoroughly..  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:36 PM   #50 
     - he is cocky a lot--guess I just ignore it  rodeodance   Jan-24-08 04:38 PM   #58 
  - Well he nailed me! I'm dazed. nt  gateley   Jan-24-08 04:38 PM   #56 
     - yeah, but I blame it on them, not us! :)  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:39 PM   #59 
  - Wish they'd quit using the word "homeland"  tsegat01   Jan-24-08 04:36 PM   #48 
  - sounds like a fascist term to me - didn't the rest of our laws apply to this land not rest of world?  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:37 PM   #51 
     - Exactly  tsegat01   Jan-24-08 04:38 PM   #55 
        - Each time someone uses Homeland I cringe  lyonn   Jan-24-08 05:08 PM   #94 
           - yeah , sounds like der fuehrers "fatherland" - and I dont think by mistake either nn/t  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 05:30 PM   #110 
  - Mitch talks lots of 'PROTECTING THE HOMELAND"--NOTHING about following the Constitution  rodeodance   Jan-24-08 04:37 PM   #52 
  - WTF? What just happened, with those 17 Repubs' names being read?  wienerdoggie   Jan-24-08 04:38 PM   #57 
  - no, it was a procedual delay--so they could have a pow-wow.  rodeodance   Jan-24-08 04:39 PM   #60 
  - poor Akaka - people always asking where he is :) n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:40 PM   #61 
     - "Mr. A-KAH-KAHHHH..."  wienerdoggie   Jan-24-08 04:41 PM   #64 
     - Every time they say his name  tsegat01   Jan-24-08 04:41 PM   #66 
  - I think it was to vote to invoke cloture on the Rockerfella  trashcanistanista   Jan-24-08 04:40 PM   #62 
     - Didn't that rethug want to just basically accept the Rockefeller and Bond  gateley   Jan-24-08 04:43 PM   #67 
  - Maria Cantwell on stimulus while other procedural goings-on n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:41 PM   #63 
  - TOLL FREE # To Congress  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 04:44 PM   #68 
  - Think I'l;l call McConnell worst of the worst rethugs & ask why  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 04:45 PM   #69 
  - Really, they don't care about our rights, they don't care about the Constitution -  gateley   Jan-24-08 04:47 PM   #74 
  - Reid interrupted her.  trashcanistanista   Jan-24-08 04:45 PM   #70 
     - But they're going to pretend it took place at 12 noon. For some reason.  wienerdoggie   Jan-24-08 04:46 PM   #72 
     - I didn't get that one either - even time is fudgable in Congress??? n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:47 PM   #75 
        - Correct.  trashcanistanista   Jan-24-08 04:55 PM   #81 
     - it sucks that economy is tanking now and they want to work on  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:47 PM   #73 
  - Are we done for the day? Can somebody tell me what happened? Thanks!  gateley   Jan-24-08 04:46 PM   #71 
  - Durbin doing good explanation of GOP tactics n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:52 PM   #76 
  - Yeah, I'm just hearing that now. Good job - I like what he's saying. nt  gateley   Jan-24-08 04:54 PM   #78 
  - Not really, Durbin is now  trashcanistanista   Jan-24-08 04:53 PM   #77 
  - Yep, "it's their way or the highway"  tsegat01   Jan-24-08 04:55 PM   #79 
     - Since when do Rethugs control the Senate? Are they the majority now? I swear to  wienerdoggie   Jan-24-08 04:59 PM   #84 
        - I thought the Reps were the majority in the Senate, the Dems in the House -  gateley   Jan-24-08 05:01 PM   #86 
        - It just feels that way  tsegat01   Jan-24-08 05:03 PM   #88 
        - Well then where the fuck were all the other Dems today? If the Reps only have  gateley   Jan-24-08 05:08 PM   #95 
        - 51 dems, 17 went with the rethugs-or were absent-we need to check names  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 05:25 PM   #105 
           - actually i wish the right wing dems would get the hell out so we could replace them with  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 05:26 PM   #108 
        - does that count Lieberman and Sanders as D? n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 05:27 PM   #109 
        - No--We're the majority in the Senate--that's why Reid is Majority Leader. He's the boss.  wienerdoggie   Jan-24-08 05:03 PM   #89 
           - Reid. Majority Leader.  gateley   Jan-24-08 05:10 PM   #98 
        - Now you get it. One party. DLC IS republican - one party but a lot of acting  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 05:04 PM   #91 
           - Sure, I'll bet Harry Reid's "hands are tied", and conveniently  wienerdoggie   Jan-24-08 05:15 PM   #100 
  - I'll say again - takehome is we need more Dems in Senate  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 04:55 PM   #80 
     - That's what Joe said once --  gateley   Jan-24-08 05:02 PM   #87 
  - Durbin their way or the highway  cal04   Jan-24-08 04:56 PM   #82 
  - dems already LOST the immunity vote bill. now I think they are trying for  rodeodance   Jan-24-08 04:59 PM   #83 
  - Yeah, but like Durbin said, and even Reid made the point (painfully) that  gateley   Jan-24-08 05:04 PM   #90 
     - Is letting the current extension expire a bad thing?  wtmusic   Jan-24-08 05:20 PM   #102 
        - That's what I was wondering -- sounds good to me!  gateley   Jan-24-08 05:25 PM   #104 
        - given BushCo don't follow laws regardless, who knows... n/t  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 05:26 PM   #106 
  - The cloture vote will be on Monday at 4:30 - rethugs won.pls  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 05:01 PM   #85 
     - I think there were about 10 dems who voted to table it -- so I'm calling them,  gateley   Jan-24-08 05:05 PM   #92 
     - use the 800 # goes to operator switchboard - then to who you ask for -wont see yr area code  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 05:10 PM   #97 
     - Thanks -- didn't even think of it!  gateley   Jan-24-08 05:11 PM   #99 
     - Here's the list - Mikulski and Inouye really surprised me  karynnj   Jan-24-08 06:19 PM   #114 
     - I wrongly  vpilot   Jan-24-08 05:06 PM   #93 
  - Its only January  tsegat01   Jan-24-08 05:09 PM   #96 
  - Cheney exalting about FISA on C-Span now....more fear mongering  kelligesq   Jan-24-08 05:21 PM   #103 
  - Yeah - I just turned it off when I heard him mention "chemical and biological  gateley   Jan-24-08 05:26 PM   #107 
  - It's encouraging that Cheney's getting in the act  wtmusic   Jan-24-08 05:33 PM   #111 
  - Let it expire. Obviously, the safety of the telecoms is more important  pdxmom   Jan-24-08 05:36 PM   #112 
  - Help me I am lost. On Monday they will be voting for cloture for what? Is Dodd filibustering? nm  rhett o rick   Jan-24-08 06:07 PM   #113 
     - Voting for cloture on the intel version  Inuca   Jan-24-08 06:57 PM   #115 
 

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