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Nicholas D Wolfwood Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-10 09:17 AM
Response to Reply #10
47. "not so much"
He's ending the law. Any way you shake it, whether the practice stops now or a few months from now, he's getting the bill repealed. That's a breakthrough, period.
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  -Obama endorses 'don't ask, don't tell' compromise in congress. DADT is over!!!!! stevenleser  May-24-10 07:05 PM   #0 
  - DADT is not over yet  WeDidIt   May-24-10 07:06 PM   #1 
  - Looks like we need to put our trust in Nancy. She said that she would work to end  Liberal_Stalwart71   May-24-10 07:07 PM   #2 
  - Write letters to Nancy in support of  Cha   May-24-10 07:10 PM   #4 
  - Today they were reporting that the House is the harder push on this vote, not the Senate.  Pirate Smile   May-24-10 07:10 PM   #5 
  - Many Blue Dogs are retiring. Their votes can be gotten.  bluestateguy   May-24-10 07:13 PM   # 
  - That doesn't surprise me because House districts tend to be more ideologically homogenous  Liberal_Stalwart71   May-24-10 07:15 PM   #7 
  - Nancy Can Count Votes and She Knows Which Buttons to Push  PopSixSquish   May-24-10 10:33 PM   #27 
  - Obama did give the Pentagon a December deadline.  Radical Activist   May-25-10 10:24 AM   #54 
  - It is?  bluestateguy   May-24-10 07:08 PM   #3 
  - Exactly  Teka   May-25-10 12:06 PM   #68 
  - Looks like Nancy was telling the truth.  Arkana   May-24-10 07:13 PM   #6 
  - Has Nancy lied yet?! That's my girl. n/t  vaberella   May-25-10 05:01 AM   #39 
     - No, she was spot-on that "Impeachment has been taken off of the table." eom  ShortnFiery   May-25-10 05:09 AM   #42 
     - What President was impeachment even on the table for?  vaberella   May-25-10 05:32 AM   #43 
        - She could have done this ... she could be hailed as the LEADER who helped to save the  ShortnFiery   May-25-10 05:53 AM   #45 
           - As for the first part, she's done a great deal to be hailed as a LEADER.  vaberella   May-25-10 10:05 AM   #51 
     - Here's a good one from the vault:  bvar22   May-25-10 11:05 AM   #63 
        - Seems like that is happening. Another promise fulfilled. Thanks for pointing that out  stevenleser   May-25-10 11:20 AM   #65 
        - Oh Yes!  bvar22   May-25-10 11:32 AM   #66 
        - They made a positive move to end the war in Iraq.  vaberella   May-26-10 01:18 AM   #89 
           - Except that they haven't. Reality contradicts your post.  bvar22   May-26-10 10:36 AM   #91 
  - it is NOT over yet - they can study it for 20 years, Obama could suspend all  msongs   May-24-10 07:16 PM   #8 
  - and he didn't call in Aquaman either.  Teaser   May-24-10 07:34 PM   #9 
  - Please see my links for the anti-Obama naysayers below.  stevenleser   May-24-10 08:10 PM   #17 
  - No, they cannot. Please see this link. The Secretary of Defense has mandated 12/1/2010 as the end  stevenleser   May-24-10 10:51 PM   #29 
     - My guess is that this is face-saving for the Pentagon.  backscatter712   May-25-10 10:27 AM   #56 
  - Is he going to suspend the dismissals while the Pentagon does all that studying?  QC   May-24-10 07:36 PM   #10 
  - Me too  Proud Liberal Dem   May-24-10 07:46 PM   #11 
  - He can suspend dismissals right this second  Prism   May-25-10 02:53 PM   #82 
  - "not so much"  Nicholas D Wolfwood   May-25-10 09:17 AM   #47 
  - glad to see you've already deemed it a Bad Thing (tm)  dionysus   May-25-10 09:25 AM   #50 
     - Yes, perhaps we should total up how many dismissals would occur from 2011 on without a repeal?  stevenleser   May-25-10 11:19 AM   #64 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   May-25-10 12:08 PM   #69 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   May-25-10 01:31 PM   #72 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   May-25-10 01:39 PM   #74 
  - Progress...  jefferson_dem   May-24-10 07:51 PM   #12 
  - Some links for the anti-Obama naysayers...  stevenleser   May-24-10 07:53 PM   #13 
  - Cue responses saying it is too little, too late  treestar   May-24-10 07:59 PM   #14 
  - Yep,  Political Tiger   May-24-10 09:00 PM   #20 
  - What do we do in the interem?  zipplewrath   May-24-10 08:00 PM   #15 
  - People unrec this???? Lame losers, Obama drink your milkshake.  impik   May-24-10 08:07 PM   #16 
  - I know, don't count chickens, but still, THIS IS AWESOME NEWS!!!  backscatter712   May-24-10 08:27 PM   #18 
  - Rachel Maddow reported it as "Breaking News" about 15 min. ago! K&R.  jenmito   May-24-10 08:59 PM   #19 
  - Recommend - about damn time. First step but a good one. Nt  xchrom   May-24-10 09:26 PM   #21 
  - almost...  HughMoran   May-24-10 09:28 PM   #22 
  - YES! But I'm sure it's not over yet. There are some in the Pentagon  johnaries   May-24-10 09:32 PM   #23 
  - Nope, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs is on board  stevenleser   May-24-10 10:21 PM   #26 
     - I hope you are right. I don't doubt that the Chairman is on board,  johnaries   May-24-10 11:31 PM   #31 
  - Yeah, I think that might be a *tad* premature.  SemiCharmedQuark   May-24-10 09:35 PM   #24 
  - It's pretty much a done deal  stevenleser   May-24-10 09:45 PM   #25 
  - No more than half a year?  boppers   May-24-10 10:42 PM   #28 
  - Yes, 12/1/2010 is the last possible date for study. See this directive  stevenleser   May-24-10 10:52 PM   #30 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-25-10 01:07 AM   #36 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-25-10 10:33 AM   #58 
  - So, "Compromise" is now defined as "Over"?  lynne   May-24-10 11:37 PM   #32 
  - The "compromise" is only on the timeline.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   May-25-10 09:17 AM   #48 
  - k/r  tranche   May-25-10 12:12 AM   #33 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-25-10 12:19 AM   #34 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-25-10 10:35 AM   #59 
  - It's not over until they vote on it.  SpartanDem   May-25-10 12:50 AM   #35 
  - I hope so. DADT could be the first domino to fall. And then, the others will.  political_Dem   May-25-10 02:38 AM   #37 
  - All that pressure we were told not to apply is working?  Prism   May-25-10 02:50 AM   #38 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-25-10 09:18 AM   #49 
  - And all the accusations that Obama abandoned the issue and would never do anything.  Radical Activist   May-25-10 10:27 AM   #55 
     - Oh lord, they had to back him into a corner to get sideways movement  Prism   May-25-10 01:39 PM   #75 
        - Obama never backed off doing it his year.  Radical Activist   May-25-10 02:08 PM   #77 
           - I pay attention to this issue outside of how it relates to the President's PR  Prism   May-25-10 02:32 PM   #79 
              - Publicly called out?  Radical Activist   May-25-10 02:36 PM   #80 
                 - There certainly is  Prism   May-25-10 02:49 PM   #81 
                    - We all look forward to the report on the review of the Dont Ask, Dont Tell policy"  Radical Activist   May-25-10 02:56 PM   #83 
                       - "Some of us believe in advocacy without misleading exaggerations. Join us, won't you?"  stevenleser   May-25-10 03:03 PM   #84 
                       - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-25-10 05:01 PM   #85 
                       - It was a public repudiation  Prism   May-25-10 05:05 PM   #86 
                          - Obama has been saying THIS year for a long while.  Radical Activist   May-26-10 09:55 AM   #90 
                          - And yes,  Radical Activist   May-26-10 10:37 AM   #92 
  - I do not - and have never - understood DADT.  Vinca   May-25-10 05:05 AM   #40 
  - It was a Clinton-era political compromise on the issue that completely backfired.  backscatter712   May-25-10 10:54 AM   #61 
  - Alot  zipplewrath   May-25-10 01:47 PM   #76 
  - Don't hold your breath. I won't believe it until IT HAPPENS. eom  ShortnFiery   May-25-10 05:08 AM   #41 
  - This is your second post like this on a similar thread.  vaberella   May-25-10 05:48 AM   #44 
     - OK, this also applies to your side.  ShortnFiery   May-25-10 05:55 AM   #46 
        - What side? I only posted a response to your post and another on Nancy P.  vaberella   May-25-10 10:06 AM   #53 
        - ah, the posting police.  robinblue   May-25-10 12:12 PM   #71 
  - This is pretty big, actually. I hate Lieberman, he is my Senator. But he may  Jennicut   May-25-10 10:05 AM   #52 
  - Seeing that they've announced a deal...  backscatter712   May-25-10 10:29 AM   #57 
  - Exactly, it's over. All over, that is, except for the hand wringing of those who are upset at  stevenleser   May-25-10 10:36 AM   #60 
     - Uh, NOTHING significant with regard to legislation has happened yet.  ShortnFiery   May-25-10 10:56 AM   #62 
     - Sorry "ignored" I cannot read your response. n/t  stevenleser   May-25-10 01:34 PM   #73 
  - It will be harder in the Senate almost certainly.  Unvanguard   May-25-10 02:14 PM   #78 
  - K&R, woohoo !!!  SunsetDreams   May-25-10 11:52 AM   #67 
  - We'll see.  donco6   May-25-10 12:11 PM   #70 
  - This is a tad premature.  racaulk   May-25-10 05:29 PM   #87 
  - One big question is whether the Senate Repugs will try to filibuster...  DCBob   May-25-10 06:01 PM   #88 

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