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Cerridwen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-17-07 06:28 PM
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20. Off to the Greatest Page with you.
Thank you, loudsue.

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  -The Dems DO NOT have full control of both houses! Wake up! loudsue  Mar-17-07 06:05 PM   #0 
  - thing is, the "landslide" people think took place in Nov 2006 never really happened on the scale  ComerPerro   Mar-17-07 06:07 PM   #1 
  - I recall in Oct 06 that taking control of the Senate was a long shot  LSK   Mar-17-07 06:10 PM   #3 
  - but we barely have control, and even if we did there is a Repig President  ComerPerro   Mar-17-07 06:12 PM   #6 
  - Exactly!  loudsue   Mar-17-07 06:16 PM   #8 
  - My feelings, exactly.  loudsue   Mar-17-07 06:14 PM   #7 
  - Right ! it plays right into the hands of the MSM  jaysunb   Mar-17-07 06:28 PM   #21 
  - That's what I've been noticing, too.  loudsue   Mar-17-07 06:42 PM   #28 
  - Look how close VA, MO and MT were  sandnsea   Mar-18-07 03:31 AM   #79 
  - But you have to admit it was quite a victory  Pawel K   Mar-18-07 01:31 PM   #87 
  - You mean it was fraudulently minimised, don't you? Don't kid yourself it was not a landslide.  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Mar-18-07 04:01 PM   #89 
  - Filibuster = 60 votes  LSK   Mar-17-07 06:08 PM   #2 
  - And that is a big point. I doubt the Dems are inclinded to "go nuclear".  loudsue   Mar-17-07 06:11 PM   #5 
     - And the MSM would crucify them if they did.  Dr_eldritch   Mar-17-07 06:46 PM   #30 
     - That's a great idea, too. I think the Dems need to start dropping hints  loudsue   Mar-17-07 06:53 PM   #35 
     - Fairness doctrine  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-18-07 03:33 AM   #80 
     - Couldn't happen. Cheney would have to be a part of it, and I don't think  MiniMe   Mar-18-07 12:14 AM   #69 
  - You only have to see that we have not yet passed one bill into law  Robbien   Mar-17-07 06:10 PM   #4 
  - And that is disheartening. The thing that is GREAT is that we have  loudsue   Mar-17-07 06:20 PM   #11 
  - sometimes I think we need the definition of filibuster sticked to the top of GD  LSK   Mar-17-07 06:24 PM   #14 
  - Yes. That and "It Takes 67 Votes to Convict and Remove a President or VP!"  AshevilleGuy   Mar-17-07 06:27 PM   #17 
  - LOL! You think it would help?  loudsue   Mar-17-07 06:47 PM   #31 
  - Whhat happened to minimum wage? I thought that was going to happen n/t  AshevilleGuy   Mar-17-07 06:25 PM   #15 
     - No. It is weighed down with a bunch of taxcuts in the Senate  Robbien   Mar-17-07 06:51 PM   #33 
  - No! This is eating away at my sense of betrayal and outrage!!!  rockymountaindem   Mar-17-07 06:19 PM   #9 
  - That wasn't funny.  loudsue   Mar-17-07 06:23 PM   #13 
     - Don't tell *me* what's funny!  rockymountaindem   Mar-17-07 06:37 PM   #25 
        - Ok. You're funny!  loudsue   Mar-17-07 06:58 PM   #37 
           - But how outraged are you? n/t  rockymountaindem   Mar-17-07 07:23 PM   #44 
              - Well, looking down thread  loudsue   Mar-17-07 07:40 PM   #48 
  - I couldn't help myself either ( LOL) so  jaysunb   Mar-17-07 06:20 PM   #10 
  - Thanks!  loudsue   Mar-17-07 06:56 PM   #36 
  - I agree, every time I hear one of the talking heads on TV....  ClintonTyree   Mar-17-07 06:23 PM   #12 
  - I Fear That Your Sound Logic And Reasoning May Hurt Some People's Brains Here To Hear. Great Post!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-17-07 06:25 PM   #16 
  - I think sometimes it just helps to make a point of the obvious.  loudsue   Mar-17-07 06:33 PM   #23 
  - BUT! Unholy joe did  zidzi   Mar-17-07 06:27 PM   #18 
  - His "morals" only go so far, Zidzi!  loudsue   Mar-17-07 07:59 PM   #52 
  - No he didn't  MonkeyFunk   Mar-17-07 11:25 PM   #62 
  - i think johnson can vote  madrchsod   Mar-17-07 06:28 PM   #19 
  - No, Johnson can't vote unless he's there.  loudsue   Mar-17-07 07:00 PM   #39 
  - Off to the Greatest Page with you.  Cerridwen   Mar-17-07 06:28 PM   #20 
  - Thanks, Cerridwen!  loudsue   Mar-17-07 06:38 PM   #26 
  - true! In '08 we must target Dems who vote with Repubs  Shoelace   Mar-17-07 06:31 PM   #22 
  - Nelson was just re-elected last year. Pryor in 2004, I think. n/t  AshevilleGuy   Mar-17-07 06:34 PM   #24 
     - thanks, was wondering about that  Shoelace   Mar-17-07 06:38 PM   #27 
  - kick and recommend! This is so important! n/t  terip64   Mar-17-07 06:43 PM   #29 
  - If a post ever deserved a recommendation...  karlrschneider   Mar-17-07 06:49 PM   #32 
  - Thanks, Karl!  loudsue   Mar-17-07 07:14 PM   #42 
     - Naw, I'm really a grumpy old phart who wants to stick with facts and reality  karlrschneider   Mar-17-07 07:40 PM   #49 
  - This is no excuse ... being in the minority was no excuse.  JackRiddler   Mar-17-07 06:53 PM   #34 
  - SHHH trying to educate people on how this works  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-17-07 06:58 PM   #38 
  - Good points and a good job pointing this out. NT  leeroysphits   Mar-17-07 07:01 PM   #40 
  - Making the stand is far more important than the outcome.  greyhound1966   Mar-17-07 07:01 PM   #41 
  - I totally agree with "making the stand", and that's what the original post was  loudsue   Mar-17-07 07:33 PM   #46 
  - Made a mistake in the original post:  loudsue   Mar-17-07 07:20 PM   #43 
  - So I guess  LWolf   Mar-17-07 07:26 PM   #45 
  - Only 1/3 of the Senate was up for reelection in 2006. Keep that in mind. That  Peace Patriot   Mar-17-07 07:35 PM   #47 
  - And if something isn't done in a BIG HURRY, it's going to happen again  loudsue   Mar-17-07 07:52 PM   #51 
     - Hi, LoudSue! Sorry to get back to you so late. (Had to eat dinner. Had a guest.)  Peace Patriot   Mar-18-07 02:28 AM   #74 
        - That sentence should be posted at the TOP of every DU page:  loudsue   Mar-18-07 02:57 AM   #78 
  - All they need to control is THE HOUSE  TheConstantGardener   Mar-17-07 07:46 PM   #50 
  - We have some members of congress  thethinker   Mar-17-07 10:01 PM   #53 
  - Thanks entirely to the dipshitfuckwipe Connecticut electorate.  BlooInBloo   Mar-17-07 10:02 PM   #54 
  - Not quite  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-17-07 10:05 PM   #55 
     - Oh fine. I retract the word "entirely". :)  BlooInBloo   Mar-17-07 10:35 PM   #59 
        - And I made a mistake  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-17-07 11:22 PM   #61 
           - Impeachment = indictment. House = grand jury/prosecutor. Senate = jury. Chief justice = judge.  BlooInBloo   Mar-17-07 11:38 PM   #63 
              - Yep  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-17-07 11:40 PM   #65 
  - KnR. Great post -- a voice of sanity, reason, and logic has spoken!  Hekate   Mar-17-07 10:20 PM   #56 
  - Thanks, Hekate!  loudsue   Mar-17-07 11:19 PM   #60 
  - Excellent and informative post. KNR. ....n/t  WiseButAngrySara   Mar-17-07 10:20 PM   #57 
  - But there is enough control that the Dems could stop this war  MadHound   Mar-17-07 10:34 PM   #58 
  - No, it is not a matter of will  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-17-07 11:42 PM   #66 
     - For the LAST TIME they don't need 60 votes in the Senate  TheConstantGardener   Mar-18-07 02:32 AM   #75 
     - I just happen to know the procedure  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-18-07 02:42 AM   #76 
     - Ummm, did you even read my post?  MadHound   Mar-18-07 06:57 AM   #83 
  - If we wait for control of the Senate, we'll be waiting forever...  ToeBot   Mar-17-07 11:38 PM   #64 
  - Hmm you do kow that there are enough repukes up for  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-17-07 11:43 PM   #67 
  - Thanks for telling people about reality  nolabels   Mar-17-07 11:57 PM   #68 
  - Thank you, nolabels!  loudsue   Mar-18-07 12:19 AM   #70 
  - K&R, thanks for the reality check loudsue! nt  Land Shark   Mar-18-07 12:28 AM   #71 
  - I agree, our control is very slim at best in the senate  MasterDarkNinja   Mar-18-07 12:41 AM   #72 
  - Nitpick here  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-18-07 02:46 AM   #77 
     - You're right about that, Nadin. And I'm beginning to think that  loudsue   Mar-18-07 03:56 AM   #81 
        - Look at Watergate  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-18-07 04:07 AM   #82 
  - Bingo.  ellisonz   Mar-18-07 02:25 AM   #73 
  - They have the numbers to start the wheels of justice turning.  mmonk   Mar-18-07 07:25 AM   #84 
  - A lot of pugs are up in the Senate in 08; we must get rid of the voting  MasonJar   Mar-18-07 11:38 AM   #85 
  - Thank You for adding clarity to what is certainly a frustrating situation  Morereason   Mar-18-07 11:59 AM   #86 
  - Always an excuse.  RestoreGore   Mar-18-07 03:21 PM   #88 
  - A well-needed post.  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Mar-18-07 04:02 PM   #90 
 

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