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wryter2000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-24-08 04:55 PM
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7. Cautiously optimistic
The bill may be all right without the immunity part. I have to reserve judgement, though. He's certainly caved in the past.

I think our Senators are hearing us.
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  -Whoo Hoo! Even REID is going to fight the FISA bill! gateley  Jun-24-08 04:49 PM   #0 
  - Well, I'll believe it when I see it.... He's been less than committed  hlthe2b   Jun-24-08 04:51 PM   #1 
  - I am really cynical  Mojorabbit   Jun-24-08 04:53 PM   #2 
  - You know something, you're probably right.  gateley   Jun-24-08 04:56 PM   #8 
  - Me too, the statement from Reid only mentions the immunity  slipslidingaway   Jun-24-08 06:13 PM   #27 
  - Talk Radio host Guy James tore Reid an new asshole on his show today...  Amerigo Vespucci   Jun-24-08 04:53 PM   #3 
  - Show a mock interest in fighting it  BushDespiser12   Jun-24-08 04:54 PM   #4 
  - Great, if true....but that is a  OwnedByFerrets   Jun-24-08 04:54 PM   #5 
  - Reid fight? you're kidding right? I'll believe it when I see it. n/t  ORDagnabbit   Jun-24-08 04:54 PM   #6 
  - Oh, he won't fight  wryter2000   Jun-24-08 04:57 PM   #11 
  - Cautiously optimistic  wryter2000   Jun-24-08 04:55 PM   #7 
  - I AM SHOCKED!!  pirhana   Jun-24-08 04:56 PM   #9 
  - Okay - all of your responses slapped me back into real life.  gateley   Jun-24-08 04:57 PM   #10 
  - Don't give up yet  wryter2000   Jun-24-08 05:00 PM   #12 
  - yeah (cynically) he probably wont do shit. the old give em (everything) harry.  bullimiami   Jun-24-08 05:00 PM   #14 
  - See this post from another DU'er - A party at risk - A country at risk  slipslidingaway   Jun-24-08 06:21 PM   #28 
  - off to the greatest I'm so glad  cal04   Jun-24-08 05:00 PM   #13 
  - And I'll bet that after  Super Soaker Sniper   Jun-24-08 05:02 PM   #15 
  - Where's Obama on this?  aint_no_life_nowhere   Jun-24-08 05:02 PM   #16 
  - Good. Fucking. Question.  jgraz   Jun-24-08 08:02 PM   #34 
  - Why doesn't he just keep the bill off the floor! Dog and pony show??  L. Coyote   Jun-24-08 05:03 PM   #17 
  - that's right. that's all he and pelosi had to do  blues90   Jun-24-08 05:20 PM   #25 
  - Yes why not. n/t  slipslidingaway   Jun-24-08 06:24 PM   #29 
  - That is what I think, too.  Jesuswasntafascist   Jun-24-08 07:19 PM   #32 
  - Because he thinks you and I and everyone else are fucking idiots.  jgraz   Jun-24-08 08:03 PM   #35 
  - This is a choreographed show. They already know where the votes are for cloture  wiggs   Jun-24-08 09:53 PM   #41 
  - Question.  cornermouse   Jun-24-08 05:03 PM   #18 
  - Post of the year, right here folks...  Psyop Samurai   Jun-24-08 06:05 PM   #26 
  - When did that invertebrate acquire a spine?  DailyGrind51   Jun-24-08 05:03 PM   #19 
  - He didn't  tkmorris   Jun-24-08 05:10 PM   #20 
  - Fool me six times...  rucky   Jun-24-08 05:11 PM   #21 
  - I'll wait to see -- too much showboating by Dems to make me believe it  Donnachaidh   Jun-24-08 05:16 PM   #22 
  - We need an amendment that does more  Jakes Progress   Jun-24-08 05:17 PM   #23 
  - Exactly right. Immunity is not the only objectionable item. This is a common  wiggs   Jun-24-08 09:30 PM   #38 
  - (thought bubble)  librechik   Jun-24-08 05:19 PM   #24 
  - A DLC member vote against FISA?  notsodumbhillbilly   Jun-24-08 06:39 PM   #30 
  - The advance notice of another strongly worded letter...  warren pease   Jun-24-08 06:46 PM   #31 
  - Wow... a late co-sponsor of a half-measure for a bill he already caved on  jgraz   Jun-24-08 07:59 PM   #33 
  - Reid fight? Right, just as soon as I can hammer a nail into a 2 x 4 with a cube of grape jello.  Riddler   Jun-24-08 09:00 PM   #36 
  - Is that Darth Cheney sitting there at his perch? That scowl looks familiar.  jazzjunkysue   Jun-24-08 09:10 PM   #37 
  - hmmmmf.  lonestarnot   Jun-24-08 09:31 PM   #39 
  - If, by "fight," Reid means "capitulate when Bush says 'boo,'" then he will. n/t  Efilroft Sul   Jun-24-08 09:39 PM   #40 

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