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groovedaddy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-14-08 08:39 AM
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11. I've noticed that the Dems elected in '06 vote differently then many
of the Dems who were already there. Clearly, the entrenched folks don't want to rock the status-quo boat. We need more Dems like those elected in '06.
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  -Why is the Dem. leadership against suspending earmarks for 1 year? napi21  Mar-14-08 07:40 AM   #0 
  - Because NOW, at long last, they have the majority and THEY can decide where the pork goes  MADem   Mar-14-08 07:42 AM   #1 
  - Well I think they're WRONG! There are a lot of things I need or want  napi21   Mar-14-08 07:49 AM   #4 
     - When you decide how to spend your money do you ever "earmark"  Winterblues   Mar-14-08 10:17 AM   #14 
     - Well, what they're doing is grabbing "their share" while they can.  MADem   Mar-14-08 05:57 PM   #18 
  - Why in hell would they? There is nothing illegal about earmarks. On the other hand ...  ThomWV   Mar-14-08 07:44 AM   #2 
  - Apparently, the money brought back to districts through these earmarks  groovedaddy   Mar-14-08 07:45 AM   #3 
  - ain't THAT the truth!  Donnachaidh   Mar-14-08 07:50 AM   #5 
     - NOW aired on piece on earmarks a few weeks back - very interesting stuff  groovedaddy   Mar-14-08 07:58 AM   #6 
  - why weren't the republicans against earmarks for all the years they ruled congress?  spanone   Mar-14-08 08:04 AM   #7 
  - Because they ARE pigs! That's NOT the issue though. The Dems  napi21   Mar-14-08 08:19 AM   #8 
     - I guess Nancy wasn't really serious about draining the swamp. n/t  enfield collector   Mar-14-08 08:33 AM   #9 
     - I've noticed that the Dems elected in '06 vote differently then many  groovedaddy   Mar-14-08 08:39 AM   #11 
  - Maybe not to give McCain a victory?  Sandi_4_Edwards   Mar-14-08 08:35 AM   #10 
  - Does it occur to you that "earmarks" is a distorted way of looking at it?  JackRiddler   Mar-14-08 09:07 AM   #12 
  - Some politicians ARE aiming at the defense budget, especially  napi21   Mar-14-08 10:05 AM   #13 
     - We agree on that.  JackRiddler   Mar-14-08 01:08 PM   #15 
  - Think "I'll start my diet and exercise program...tomorrow"  OmahaBlueDog   Mar-14-08 01:12 PM   #16 
     - Good analagy. Now somebody has to tell the congress critters, that  napi21   Mar-14-08 03:59 PM   #17 
 

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