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bigtree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-23-07 10:23 PM
Response to Reply #35
37. I condemn those attacks
Our party is operating as it should with their cooperation and grace.

Kucinich, Lee, and others actually made the bill more effectively a demand for withdrawal with their efforts, even in opposition.
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  -Largest rebuke of Bush's war to pass Congress and all some can do is whine and complain bigtree  Mar-23-07 06:54 PM   #0 
  - Thanks! Now get back to work. n/t  ShortnFiery   Mar-23-07 06:55 PM   #1 
  - Excuse those who whine and complain on behalf of the dead and dying  youngdem   Mar-23-07 06:56 PM   #2 
  - What You Don't Seem To Realize  Possumpoint   Mar-23-07 07:00 PM   #4 
  - Actually, I do understand that perfectly...the bill is still DOA as far as actually stopping the war  youngdem   Mar-23-07 08:31 PM   #23 
     - If this does advance far enough for Bush to veto it, HE will be the one denying funds to the troops  bigtree   Mar-23-07 08:37 PM   #25 
        - So what? He doesn't care. He's a sociopathic, born-again lame duck  youngdem   Mar-24-07 08:45 AM   #40 
           - I'm speaking to the politics of it all  bigtree   Mar-24-07 09:46 AM   #43 
  - doa to the Senate?  bigtree   Mar-23-07 07:02 PM   #5 
     - He knows he's gonna veto this bill or put a signing statement on it no matter the revision  youngdem   Mar-24-07 12:54 PM   #49 
  - How are they going to hold him accountable? What if he digs in and refuses to budge?  cassiepriam   Mar-23-07 06:57 PM   #3 
  - That's going to be the case with anything they pass  bigtree   Mar-23-07 07:04 PM   #7 
  - yes, but not looking like that will happen. Not sure the real reason why  cassiepriam   Mar-23-07 07:10 PM   #8 
     - It was presented as 'off of the table' at the start of the session as a pretext for the new Congress  bigtree   Mar-23-07 07:22 PM   #11 
        - I hope to God you are right. So much depends upon it.  cassiepriam   Mar-23-07 08:18 PM   #20 
  - Then they keep bringing the war up, til everyone is well and truly sick  babylonsister   Mar-23-07 07:24 PM   #12 
     - After all the crying repugs last election, I am surprised more aren't turning now.  cassiepriam   Mar-23-07 08:17 PM   #19 
  - Sorry, but this bill has been an exercise in futility from the very beginning  MadHound   Mar-23-07 07:03 PM   #6 
  - everything Congress does will be ignored by Bush  bigtree   Mar-23-07 07:16 PM   #10 
     - If you are right....  whoneedstickets   Mar-23-07 08:23 PM   #22 
     - the point of this compromise is to avoid having to wait until the next election  bigtree   Mar-23-07 08:34 PM   #24 
        - True, if Bush were to accept it...  whoneedstickets   Mar-23-07 08:40 PM   #26 
     - The thing is that Bush can't rob the rest of the military, or the rest of the government  MadHound   Mar-23-07 08:51 PM   #28 
        - he's robbing them now  bigtree   Mar-23-07 09:02 PM   #29 
           - There's nothing more foolish that sending a funding bill with a timeline  MadHound   Mar-23-07 09:52 PM   #32 
              - There's nothing standing in the way of Congress rejecting Bush's justifications  bigtree   Mar-23-07 10:20 PM   #36 
                 - Please, read up on how government spending works  MadHound   Mar-23-07 10:46 PM   #39 
                    - I don't need you to school me on how government works. What an arrogant statement  bigtree   Mar-24-07 08:46 AM   #41 
  - I agre. If it were to get through the Senate and Bush vetoes, he's the one who will have no  sinkingfeeling   Mar-23-07 07:11 PM   #9 
  - Terrific post, bigtree! Nom! nt  babylonsister   Mar-23-07 07:25 PM   #13 
  - I Hope Bush's Announced Veto of this Bill  stirlingsliver   Mar-23-07 07:27 PM   #14 
  - The US military has NO rightful role in Iraq, and it is not right to say it does.  Tom Joad   Mar-23-07 07:29 PM   #15 
  - '2009 and beyond' is not in the bill  bigtree   Mar-23-07 07:46 PM   #16 
     - That's true. Because many Democrats refuse to end the occupation, such a position would not have  Tom Joad   Mar-23-07 07:53 PM   #17 
        - Just voting 'no' on the budget request for Iraq would not end the occupation.  bigtree   Mar-23-07 08:11 PM   #18 
  - And Democrats have only been in power for 11 short weeks.  Major Hogwash   Mar-23-07 08:21 PM   #21 
  - Excellent Post!  whoneedstickets   Mar-23-07 08:45 PM   #27 
  - So they are going to stop all this now or leave in 08? How do you know?  mmonk   Mar-23-07 09:19 PM   #30 
  - There is no basis from the past  bigtree   Mar-23-07 09:45 PM   #31 
     - Why would supporters of the legislation camp in front  mmonk   Mar-23-07 10:00 PM   #33 
        - What repuke speech? Who said anything about driving anyone out?  bigtree   Mar-23-07 10:09 PM   #34 
           - Not you in particular. The democrats that voted their conscience  mmonk   Mar-23-07 10:20 PM   #35 
              - I condemn those attacks  bigtree   Mar-23-07 10:23 PM   #37 
                 - Thanks bigtree.  mmonk   Mar-23-07 10:38 PM   #38 
  - So what are the choices?  riverdeep   Mar-24-07 09:46 AM   #42 
  - I agree with Kerry's bill, and the others which call for unconditional withdrawal  bigtree   Mar-24-07 09:56 AM   #44 
  - 18 more months of war (even if the "deadline" did mean anything)...  leftofthedial   Mar-24-07 10:06 AM   #45 
  - you know, you aren't alone in wanting Bush to end it now  bigtree   Mar-24-07 11:58 AM   #46 
     - I'm sure the families of the 1000 additional dead Americans  leftofthedial   Mar-24-07 12:25 PM   #47 
        - I remember someone once said, "cynicism is a luxury"  bigtree   Mar-24-07 01:05 PM   #50 
           - As much as I enjoy te discussion of cynicism,  leftofthedial   Mar-24-07 02:00 PM   #53 
              - It does provide more money, but the bulk of it is not directed toward continuing  bigtree   Mar-24-07 02:21 PM   #54 
  - This is truly an excellent post  cali   Mar-24-07 12:38 PM   #48 
  - It's a citizens duty to whine, complain, bitch, and keep the politicians accountable.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-24-07 01:12 PM   #51 
  - It wouldn't hurt to show some support for the legislators who have advanced this bill  bigtree   Mar-24-07 01:14 PM   #52 
  - one more kick  bigtree   Mar-24-07 08:28 PM   #55 
 

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