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Generator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-25-07 08:19 PM
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26.  They decided instead to put their careers ahead of people's lives.

That sentence is so simple,which is why I appreciate it so. (the triangulaters on DU have hundreds of words to exculpate them)

My husband and I have said the same in the last two days. I, however, think this was obvious during the cave in about habeas corpus. If anything was ever clear to me, it was then. Especially when I actually KNOW something about the prisoners being held in Guantanamo bay for years-being tortured-and many many of them innocent. How can you put your job over knowing that someone innocent is in hell right now without a chance of parole ever? That line applies to the soldiers too. For GOD's sake-they signed up for the NATIONAL GUARD-two weekends a month-to protect America-not fucking Iraq.

I don't know how they live with themselves. They think there is always tomorrow, but it's lives right this minute ending. I noticed there is something saying they are trying to amend the MCA just today. But Good Luck-their history shows they will not give very much to stop an innocent from being tortured or killed. I cannot imagine having a job and living with that-especially considering the lives of privilege they enjoy and then stomaching the florid language and high esteem they all have for each other.

Honorable is not a word I would ever throw their way.
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  -Have no fear, Jim Webb is here! Kelvin Mace  May-25-07 05:13 PM   #0 
  - amazing graphics  Neecy   May-25-07 05:15 PM   #1 
  - Those ARE amazing graphics. Re: Webb, well, I just don't know what to think. -eom  Justitia   May-25-07 05:18 PM   #2 
  - People need to impress on these folks  Kelvin Mace   May-25-07 05:22 PM   #3 
  - Yes, it's all Jim Webb's fault.  yibbehobba   May-25-07 05:24 PM   #4 
  - Nope  Kelvin Mace   May-25-07 05:33 PM   #7 
     - Oh, cute.  yibbehobba   May-25-07 05:40 PM   #9 
        - Yes, as a matter of fact, I did  Kelvin Mace   May-25-07 05:42 PM   #10 
        - Actually, I think Steve Gillaird was the one  tblue37   May-25-07 06:51 PM   #16 
           - I refered to Vichy Dems back in the Fall of 2002  Kelvin Mace   May-25-07 07:07 PM   #17 
        - And it is Q-U-I-S-L-I-N-G as in  Hardrada   May-25-07 05:55 PM   #13 
  - Even good senators make mistakes sometimes  bluestateguy   May-25-07 05:29 PM   #5 
  - Ah, but this was a test of character and spine  Kelvin Mace   May-25-07 05:35 PM   #8 
  - If he votes the same way, what exactly is the difference?  Steve_DeShazer   May-25-07 06:03 PM   #14 
  - Wonder how his son is doing?  NewYorkerfromMass   May-25-07 05:30 PM   #6 
  - His son is home. He went to meet him in Florida when the Queen was here  irkthesmirk   May-25-07 05:51 PM   #12 
     - I hope he stays home  Kelvin Mace   May-25-07 07:09 PM   #19 
  - All righty then....  Edgeoforever   May-25-07 05:48 PM   #11 
  - I emailed Cheney Dem Webb today  wakeme2008   May-25-07 06:12 PM   #15 
  - Zigzactly!  Kelvin Mace   May-25-07 07:09 PM   #18 
  - What exactly is it that you're blaming Jim Webb for?  brentspeak   May-25-07 07:13 PM   #20 
  - He voted for the bill  Kelvin Mace   May-25-07 08:01 PM   #22 
     - If you're going to slam Webb, then at least be post his entire statement, not a select quote:  brentspeak   May-25-07 08:09 PM   #24 
        - I posted a link to the entire statement  Kelvin Mace   May-25-07 10:21 PM   #28 
  - So I guess Bush isn't at fault anymore?  KingFlorez   May-25-07 07:39 PM   #21 
  - No, it is the Democratic Leaders fault  Kelvin Mace   May-25-07 08:04 PM   #23 
     - They decided instead to put their careers ahead of people's lives.  Generator   May-25-07 08:19 PM   #26 
        - They are convicted  Kelvin Mace   May-25-07 10:14 PM   #27 
           - That should be  Kelvin Mace   May-25-07 11:17 PM   #35 
  - Stunning, Emotional Grapic of the  zidzi   May-25-07 08:18 PM   #25 
  - That why I chose pictures  Kelvin Mace   May-25-07 10:28 PM   #30 
     - And I choose  zidzi   May-25-07 10:42 PM   #31 
  - God, those cartoons are fucking GREAT! Especially the first one. No, especially ALL of them.  Redstone   May-25-07 10:21 PM   #29 
  - Thanks  Kelvin Mace   May-25-07 11:15 PM   #34 
  - beautiful, Mr. Mace....n/t  unkachuck   May-25-07 10:52 PM   #32 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   May-25-07 10:52 PM   #33 
  - But, but, but ...  Everybody   May-26-07 03:01 PM   #36 
     - Listening to beltway insiders  Kelvin Mace   May-26-07 03:48 PM   #37 

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