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Enrique Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-23-08 03:08 AM
Response to Reply #37
52. the amount doesn't change
but it's extended for 13 weeks.

The House passed it with a veto-proof majority (Bush has threatened to veto it).

They also passed the Farm Bill, which includes an increase in food stamp benefits.
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  -In its own thread: Conyers' office main argument against impeachment sfexpat2000  Jun-22-08 03:35 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-22-08 03:37 PM   #1 
  - Excuse me?  sfexpat2000   Jun-22-08 03:38 PM   #2 
  - That comment definitely demands clarification.  Buzz Clik   Jun-22-08 03:47 PM   #5 
  - wtf? Clarify.  uppityperson   Jun-22-08 04:36 PM   #18 
  - kick and recommend!  robinlynne   Jun-22-08 03:43 PM   #3 
  - your pictures sum it up perfectly  dana_b   Jun-22-08 03:46 PM   #4 
  - Mr. Conyers has a DU account and I'm sure that the good people who work for him  sfexpat2000   Jun-22-08 03:49 PM   #6 
  - Judging by the vote on the FISA bill, do you think Conyers et al could get the needed votes?  Buzz Clik   Jun-22-08 03:49 PM   #7 
  - Their stomachs seem too full to hunger after votes.  sfexpat2000   Jun-22-08 03:53 PM   #8 
  - and they are laughing at us and no one is stopping them.  alyce douglas   Jun-23-08 01:12 PM   #63 
  - Why would repeating Bush crimes daily on CSPAN be worse than  sfexpat2000   Jun-22-08 04:02 PM   #9 
  - Well  Super Soaker Sniper   Jun-22-08 04:13 PM   #10 
  - Welcome to DU, Super Soaker Sniper.  sfexpat2000   Jun-22-08 04:17 PM   #11 
  - ! Welcome to DU. That was very well said n/t  Catherina   Jun-22-08 11:25 PM   #42 
  - My gut tells me we need to impeach, even tho  lyonn   Jun-22-08 04:18 PM   #12 
  - Of *course* we need impeachment. Would we let a burgler go without charges?  bobbolink   Jun-22-08 04:22 PM   #13 
  - Did anyone see the House hearing last week on the torture issue?  lyonn   Jun-22-08 04:29 PM   #14 
  - I called Levin's office that day. Thanked them for his work  sfexpat2000   Jun-22-08 04:31 PM   #16 
  - But the question is  Super Soaker Sniper   Jun-22-08 08:02 PM   #34 
     - What will happen is what WE, THE PEOPLE *allow* to happen.  bobbolink   Jun-23-08 11:58 AM   #59 
        - damn straight, we are choosing what kind of country we want.  alyce douglas   Jun-23-08 01:17 PM   #66 
  - It's not "too late" at all. That's the spin that we are being fed.  sfexpat2000   Jun-22-08 04:29 PM   #15 
     - What makes the situation even worse is that the media doesn't  lyonn   Jun-22-08 04:36 PM   #17 
     - The American media is owned by the defense industry.  sfexpat2000   Jun-22-08 04:42 PM   #19 
        - Well, one more kick, and that is for the fact that Conyers is a short  lyonn   Jun-22-08 04:55 PM   #21 
           - John Conyers is an amazing person.  sfexpat2000   Jun-22-08 05:01 PM   #22 
     - It can be done between the time the new Congress is sworn in and Bush leaves office  proud2Blib   Jun-22-08 11:39 PM   #45 
  - Look at the last picture in the OP. Those people trusted their government.  sfexpat2000   Jun-22-08 04:50 PM   #20 
  - Ugh, stomach roll....  lyonn   Jun-22-08 05:01 PM   #23 
  - Clinton had Richard Clarke on the job where Bush relegated him  sfexpat2000   Jun-22-08 05:04 PM   #24 
  - If that picture isn't enough to convince people that impeachment  snappyturtle   Jun-22-08 05:37 PM   #25 
  - Pelosi hates criminals, and wants them to be accountable.  bobbolink   Jun-22-08 05:42 PM   #27 
     - And unless they're named Pelosi. n/t  tpsbmam   Jun-22-08 05:45 PM   #28 
     - You've got that exactly right. How these people sleep at night has  snappyturtle   Jun-23-08 02:44 PM   #70 
  - Bush made this people have to jump to their deaths!!!!!!  midnight   Jun-22-08 07:05 PM   #32 
  - No shit Sherlock, Congress doesn't  vpilot   Jun-22-08 05:40 PM   #26 
  - Let's be fair. Remember that when they're not in D.C., they're in their home district,  bobbolink   Jun-22-08 05:50 PM   #29 
  - Kick  sfexpat2000   Jun-22-08 06:39 PM   #30 
  - What are they doing anyway? Seriously. Maybe we should just stop congress from doing anything.  readmoreoften   Jun-22-08 06:48 PM   #31 
  - Impeachment is the ONLY thing that could restore us in the world view.  BeHereNow   Jun-22-08 07:08 PM   #33 
  - All sad reminders, but the last two pictures  8_year_nightmare   Jun-22-08 08:55 PM   #35 
  - to people living on their unemployment benefits  Enrique   Jun-22-08 09:11 PM   #36 
  - And that's the problem. This Congress will continue to make sure  sfexpat2000   Jun-22-08 09:40 PM   #37 
  - the amount doesn't change  Enrique   Jun-23-08 03:08 AM   #52 
  - Paid the big bucks to multi-task  DearAbby   Jun-22-08 09:51 PM   #39 
  - This has always been one of the best arguments against  trashcanistanista   Jun-22-08 09:50 PM   #38 
  - For some reason, we needed to lose something big to get it.  sfexpat2000   Jun-22-08 11:05 PM   #40 
  - "Wouldn't leave time for anything else" was Ford's excuse for pardoning Nixon.  eppur_se_muova   Jun-22-08 11:22 PM   #41 
  - Well, at least now we know we don't WANT there to be time for anything else.  sfexpat2000   Jun-23-08 12:14 AM   #46 
  - That statement is appalling especially since Conyers is one of the good guys  Catherina   Jun-22-08 11:27 PM   #43 
  - Do we want the arsons to have MORE time to set fires?  sfexpat2000   Jun-23-08 12:15 AM   #47 
     - It's pretty obvious Pelosi made a deal to let Bush off the hook  Catherina   Jun-23-08 01:30 AM   #50 
     - and we know they will, cuz no one has stopped them.  alyce douglas   Jun-23-08 01:14 PM   #65 
  - He said Fox News would humiliate him  proud2Blib   Jun-22-08 11:31 PM   #44 
  - You know I love John Conyers.  sfexpat2000   Jun-23-08 12:15 AM   #48 
     - I used to love him  proud2Blib   Jun-23-08 12:23 AM   #49 
  - Dang constitution. It can be such a bother sometimes.  mmonk   Jun-23-08 01:37 AM   #51 
  - As though he's really able to do anything now?  crickets   Jun-23-08 04:25 AM   #53 
  - I don't have time to vote for anyone who don't have time to honor  Hubert Flottz   Jun-23-08 04:35 AM   #54 
  - Give Up The Gavel Chairman Chickenheart  Senator   Jun-23-08 08:44 AM   #55 
  - Do we really listen to their arguments  PATRICK   Jun-23-08 09:01 AM   #56 
  - I did listen to Mr. Conyers when not only his position changed  sfexpat2000   Jun-23-08 01:03 PM   #61 
  - The problem is that Dems want to *look* liberal but vote corporate. Repubs look & vote corporate!  calipendence   Jun-23-08 01:17 PM   #67 
     - it may be  PATRICK   Jun-23-08 06:00 PM   #71 
  - America is not in Washington.  Gregorian   Jun-23-08 10:37 AM   #57 
  - "And it's not Nancy Pelosi's table. IT IS OURS. "  bobbolink   Jun-23-08 12:25 PM   #60 
  - K&R! A few more pics to add to your list...  calipendence   Jun-23-08 11:49 AM   #58 
  - I forgot Don! Thanks, calipendence. It's effen' endless, isn't it?  sfexpat2000   Jun-23-08 01:09 PM   #62 
     - That's part of our problem... With their shotgun approach it's hard for some not to slip by!  calipendence   Jun-23-08 01:13 PM   #64 
        - That's right. Rove in particular is a fire starter.  sfexpat2000   Jun-23-08 01:28 PM   #68 
  - Already recommended...  BushDespiser12   Jun-23-08 02:15 PM   #69 

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