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robinblue Donating Member (385 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-10 07:37 PM
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24. yes, but the WH has requested Levin not to insert this now. Beyond
sad. Levin is gutless if he does not insert the provision. I say go for it and see who objects/supports-with the vote. Lets call em all out.
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  -Dems in Congress and Obama at odds over timetable of DADT vote ruggerson  Apr-21-10 09:19 PM   #0 
  - So, one side wants now and another side wants the Lame Duck period?  agentS   Apr-21-10 09:21 PM   #1 
  - Interesting article. NT  Clio the Leo   Apr-21-10 09:34 PM   #2 
  - yep  ruggerson   Apr-21-10 11:06 PM   #3 
     - And what does it say about DOMA?  Prism   Apr-22-10 01:34 AM   #6 
        - "this is not the President who will be repealing DOMA"  boppers   Apr-22-10 02:41 AM   #8 
           - He was for it before he was against it. n/t  QC   Apr-22-10 09:30 AM   #12 
              - Citation please?  boppers   Apr-23-10 05:59 AM   #20 
                 - No, I'll leave the lying to you,  QC   Apr-23-10 07:08 AM   #22 
                    - Thanks for the links!  boppers   Apr-23-10 07:21 PM   #23 
  - Something has been telling me they know if they do it before 2012, they're screwed.  graywarrior   Apr-21-10 11:09 PM   #4 
  - The fierce urgency of whenever politically expedient  Prism   Apr-22-10 01:28 AM   #5 
  - Take a freaking risk Obama  CreekDog   Apr-22-10 02:38 AM   #7 
  - I think there are some in the Administration..  kentuck   Apr-22-10 08:25 AM   #9 
  - Well good for them!! Seriously...because it will take the congress to get the damn law overturned  Peacetrain   Apr-22-10 08:33 AM   #10 
  - Fierce advocacy at work.  VMI Dem   Apr-22-10 09:26 AM   #11 
  - Well it is up to Congress and not the President  William769   Apr-22-10 11:03 AM   #13 
  - I guess McCain would have gotten to it much quicker, huh?  Aramchek   Apr-22-10 11:09 AM   #14 
  - And your point being?  William769   Apr-22-10 11:11 AM   #15 
     - One claims to be a fierce advocate?  VMI Dem   Apr-22-10 11:32 AM   #16 
     - One is President also.  William769   Apr-22-10 11:40 AM   #17 
     - The point is that Obama is actually working to repeal DADT.  Aramchek   Apr-22-10 12:13 PM   #18 
  - The President does not have a vote. Move on ahead Congress  Uzybone   Apr-22-10 12:34 PM   #19 
  - Gee, I didn't know that The President rules Congress? I thought it was the legislators?  ShortnFiery   Apr-23-10 06:32 AM   #21 
  - yes, but the WH has requested Levin not to insert this now. Beyond  robinblue   Apr-23-10 07:37 PM   #24 
  - So what? Two co-equal branches of gov't. can and will disagree on matters of policy. n/t  ClarkUSA   Apr-23-10 07:42 PM   #25 
  - so call someone in Congress if you care about the issue  Enrique   Apr-23-10 09:18 PM   #28 
     - lol! I doubt that was the purpose of the OP. n/t  ClarkUSA   Apr-23-10 09:45 PM   #29 
  - I REALLY hope Congress puts this in the defense reauthorization bill. No way would Obama  jenmito   Apr-23-10 08:12 PM   #26 
  - I'm having trouble appreciating the difficulty. Just repeal the fucking thing...  BlooInBloo   Apr-23-10 08:16 PM   #27 
  - I can't post what I REALLY want to say to President Obama  Tailormyst   Apr-23-10 09:45 PM   #30 
 

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