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mdmc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-07-10 04:46 PM
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42. it says that the party is shiite
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  -Why didn't we pass middle class tax cuts when we had a super majority? mdmc  Dec-07-10 12:39 PM   #0 
  - Incompetence + a huge lack of spine  BrklynLiberal   Dec-07-10 12:40 PM   #1 
  - Baloney  RufusTFirefly   Dec-07-10 12:49 PM   #20 
  - + Megarecs  Newest Reality   Dec-07-10 01:02 PM   #24 
  - are you saying  mdmc   Dec-07-10 04:44 PM   #39 
  - I'm saying...  RufusTFirefly   Dec-07-10 04:52 PM   #44 
     - Thanks for the reply  mdmc   Dec-09-10 06:41 AM   #82 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 05:38 PM   #51 
  - Which is precisely why Bewsh pretty much got everything he wanted . . .  HughBeaumont   Dec-09-10 07:02 AM   #85 
  - Somebody understands here  johnlucas   Dec-10-10 10:11 AM   #94 
  - "We're keeping our Powder Dry!!!!!!" n/t  Rectangle   Dec-07-10 04:40 PM   #37 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 05:37 PM   #49 
  - we still have the same majority until Jan right?  stray cat   Dec-07-10 12:40 PM   #2 
  - One would never know it based on what is going on in Congress...  BrklynLiberal   Dec-07-10 12:42 PM   #3 
  - Scott Brown winning was a huge fly in the ointment  badtoworse   Dec-07-10 12:42 PM   #4 
  - The idea that the Dems allowed Ted Kennedy's seat to go repuke is as  BrklynLiberal   Dec-07-10 12:43 PM   #8 
  - I was thinking about when Kennedy was still alive..  mdmc   Dec-07-10 12:44 PM   #9 
     - what would Senator Kennedy say about tax breaks for billionaires  sasha031   Dec-07-10 12:50 PM   #22 
  - conservative corner  bigtree   Dec-07-10 12:42 PM   #5 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 05:39 PM   #52 
  - Because they didn't want to. Don't know why people here assume  harun   Dec-07-10 12:43 PM   #6 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 05:40 PM   #53 
  - Because like now we didnt have the votes  Egnever   Dec-07-10 12:43 PM   #7 
  - Aha!  mdmc   Dec-07-10 12:45 PM   #14 
  - We never had the votes  Egnever   Dec-07-10 12:49 PM   #18 
  - Are you saying that Dems are to blame?  mdmc   Dec-07-10 04:45 PM   #40 
  - Yeah, we only had 60 votes; the Republicans had a 40 vote majority.  Tesha   Dec-07-10 06:10 PM   #67 
  - We might have come close, but four Democrats did not vote for the middle-class-only  TwilightGardener   Dec-07-10 12:49 PM   #19 
     - it says that the party is shiite  mdmc   Dec-07-10 04:46 PM   #42 
        - the party is shit cause 4 out of 60 dissagree?  Egnever   Dec-08-10 09:34 AM   #76 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 05:40 PM   #54 
  - Congress was too busy debating some ridiculous crap  slackmaster   Dec-07-10 12:44 PM   #10 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 05:41 PM   #55 
  - Bad tactics.  andym   Dec-07-10 12:45 PM   #11 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-07-10 05:41 PM   #56 
  - My word of the day...WHY?  Desertrose   Dec-07-10 12:45 PM   #12 
  - The word  Newest Reality   Dec-07-10 01:05 PM   #25 
     - No, actually I want to know WHY they are doing what they're doing.  Desertrose   Dec-07-10 03:17 PM   #34 
  - Why didn't we pass what with the supermajority?  suston96   Dec-07-10 12:45 PM   #13 
  - Why didn't we pass tax cuts and unemployment?  mdmc   Dec-07-10 12:46 PM   #16 
     - Because only one Republican senator could end debate on anything.....  suston96   Dec-07-10 04:20 PM   #35 
     - I was talking about before Teddy died  mdmc   Dec-07-10 04:38 PM   #36 
        - I have explained......  suston96   Dec-07-10 04:50 PM   #43 
           - One Senator can obstruct but not forever if you have 60 votes for cloture  Hippo_Tron   Dec-07-10 05:58 PM   #65 
              - So then what that should tell you is  Egnever   Dec-08-10 09:33 AM   #75 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 05:42 PM   #57 
  - Neolibs.  Individualist   Dec-07-10 12:45 PM   #15 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 05:42 PM   # 
  - We were concentrating on making sure everyone had to pay their tithe to the health insurance co's.nt  Ginto   Dec-07-10 12:47 PM   #17 
  - Because we had to let the repubs stall HCR reform first  n2doc   Dec-07-10 12:50 PM   #21 
  - Here's a guess  Phlem   Dec-07-10 12:52 PM   #23 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 05:43 PM   #60 
  - Because we can't walk and chew gum at the same time. (n/t)  spin   Dec-07-10 01:07 PM   #26 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 05:44 PM   #61 
  - Too many Dems thought it could derail their re-election campaigns.  Overseas   Dec-07-10 01:08 PM   #27 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 05:44 PM   #63 
  - Too busy finding money to fund the Permanent War  kenny blankenship   Dec-07-10 01:09 PM   #28 
  - 99-1 majority and we still wouldn't get something worthwhile passed,  TheCowsCameHome   Dec-07-10 01:09 PM   #29 
  - No leadership from the top. nt  ladjf   Dec-07-10 01:39 PM   #30 
  - We never had an actual WORKING super majority......  northoftheborder   Dec-07-10 01:42 PM   #31 
  - Outmaneuvered, as usual...  DainBramaged   Dec-07-10 01:44 PM   #32 
  - Here's my guess.  Igel   Dec-07-10 02:47 PM   #33 
  - thanks for the reply  mdmc   Dec-07-10 04:41 PM   #38 
  - Because we have always had (as part of our majority)  SoCalDem   Dec-07-10 04:45 PM   #41 
  - Priorities were wrong. Time wasted on Cap and Trade and Health Care Reform.  bluestate10   Dec-07-10 04:53 PM   #45 
  - We did, called the stimulus package.  Chemical Bill   Dec-07-10 05:24 PM   #46 
  - Time to give up now...  pipi_k   Dec-08-10 09:20 AM   #72 
  - Thanks for noticing, anyway. n/t  Chemical Bill   Dec-09-10 06:59 PM   #90 
  - the stimulus extended middle class tax cuts and unemployment bennies?  mdmc   Dec-09-10 06:45 AM   #83 
  - Lets take a look at that link..  Chemical Bill   Dec-09-10 06:49 PM   #87 
  - American Recovery and Reinvestment Act  mdmc   Dec-09-10 06:49 AM   #84 
     - Different tax cut...  Chemical Bill   Dec-09-10 06:53 PM   #89 
        - thanks for the clarification  mdmc   Dec-10-10 07:16 AM   #91 
  - The Same Reason Many Other Items Passed In The House Failed...  KharmaTrain   Dec-07-10 05:31 PM   #47 
  - Ben Nelson has voted against every unpaid for unemployment extension and every tax cut extension  BzaDem   Dec-07-10 05:32 PM   #48 
  - We can't walk and chew gum at the same time after all  WhaTHellsgoingonhere   Dec-07-10 05:38 PM   #50 
  - excellent post  Poboy   Dec-07-10 05:42 PM   #58 
  - :-)  mdmc   Dec-09-10 05:16 PM   #86 
  - What supermajority? (nt)  Posteritatis   Dec-07-10 05:42 PM   #59 
  - Oh my God. DU is not nearly as informed as I once believed it to be.  phleshdef   Dec-07-10 05:44 PM   #62 
  - word.  Chemical Bill   Dec-07-10 05:45 PM   #64 
  - enlighten me please  mdmc   Dec-08-10 07:51 AM   #68 
  - Please see response number 46. n/t  Chemical Bill   Dec-08-10 05:44 PM   #78 
  - Let's hear it then.  donco6   Dec-08-10 08:38 AM   #70 
     - Please see response number 46. n/t  Chemical Bill   Dec-08-10 05:45 PM   #79 
  - Because Mitch McConnell can hold his breath for a real long time.  gmoney   Dec-07-10 06:06 PM   #66 
  - Because they are unable  RegieRocker   Dec-08-10 08:12 AM   #69 
  - we didnt have 60 then, we dont have 60 now and wont have 60 tomorrow, nt  seabeyond   Dec-08-10 08:39 AM   #71 
  - Occam's razor: The President wouldn't have been able to leverage tax cuts for the rich that way.  Romulox   Dec-08-10 09:23 AM   #73 
  - Because we didn't want to. Not anymore than we want to stop the wars. n/t  Catherina   Dec-08-10 09:30 AM   #74 
  - Benator voted for the tax cuts in 2003 so we probably only had 59 at the most  Hippo_Tron   Dec-08-10 09:46 AM   #77 
  - The pesky loud teevee commercial volume got fixed. And you want more? nt  Obamanaut   Dec-08-10 05:46 PM   #80 
  - Ypu'll hear lots of excuses, but the simple fact is, we have no strong leadership  Stinky The Clown   Dec-08-10 06:52 PM   #81 
  - Stimulus,  MadHound   Dec-09-10 06:52 PM   #88 
  - Why do you think the law would have been better before August?  BzaDem   Dec-10-10 10:06 AM   #93 
  - The Democrats are not interested in that  johnlucas   Dec-10-10 10:03 AM   #92 
 

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