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nashville_brook Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-29-11 02:22 PM
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10. it's a strategy for if the supercommittee deadlocks, which is almost certain.
it'll be on the table, ready to deploy. it think it's great politics.
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  -Maxine Waters introduces bill to REPEAL SUPERCOMMITTEE | The Nation nashville_brook  Oct-29-11 01:50 PM   #0 
  - K&R!  Fire Walk With Me   Oct-29-11 01:51 PM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-30-11 01:56 AM   #30 
  - +1000000  woo me with science   Oct-30-11 10:43 AM   #62 
  - Hope it gets some legs, but I'm not holding my breath. nt  gateley   Oct-29-11 01:55 PM   #2 
  - it's a strategy for if the supercommittee deadlocks, which is almost certain.  nashville_brook   Oct-29-11 02:22 PM   #10 
     - Thanks for helping me see the big pic - it IS a good move! nt  gateley   Oct-29-11 04:29 PM   #19 
     - So there isn't any way it can backfire or  truedelphi   Oct-30-11 01:08 PM   #82 
  - That's worth helping her with. I can't see how this is even  sabrina 1   Oct-29-11 01:58 PM   #3 
  - Are the cat food companies worried?  Tierra_y_Libertad   Oct-29-11 02:10 PM   #4 
  - heheh! they should be :)  nashville_brook   Oct-29-11 02:20 PM   #8 
  - Time to see some signs at OWS regarding this?  Skidmore   Oct-29-11 02:13 PM   #5 
  - i've been working so much with Occupy Orlando, that I've been missing the news...which is crazee  nashville_brook   Oct-29-11 02:21 PM   #9 
  - HUGE K & R !!! - Thank You !!!  WillyT   Oct-29-11 02:14 PM   #6 
  - illegitimate and borders on unconstitutional.  Jnana   Oct-29-11 02:18 PM   #7 
  - Admiralty Law? really?  nashville_brook   Oct-29-11 02:28 PM   #11 
     - "Rules for the Government" is the pertinent verbiage.  Jnana   Oct-29-11 05:23 PM   #26 
        - great job deliberately misparsing the sentence  a2liberal   Oct-30-11 08:43 AM   #36 
        - +1  nashville_brook   Oct-30-11 09:03 AM   #38 
        - No, the House and the Senate (Congress) each make their own rules for governing.  Jnana   Oct-30-11 09:22 AM   #40 
           - I wasn't saying it's unconstitutional  a2liberal   Oct-30-11 10:01 AM   #53 
              - ok I looked it up  a2liberal   Oct-30-11 10:21 AM   #56 
                 - I believe that you are right...  Jnana   Oct-30-11 11:45 AM   #69 
        - I think you missunderstand....  Veilex   Oct-30-11 08:47 AM   #37 
           - Not at all...it means what it says and it says that Congress has the power  Jnana   Oct-30-11 09:25 AM   #41 
              - No, I think you did misunderstand. Government is used as in governing.  cui bono   Oct-30-11 09:30 AM   #44 
                 - See # 40 for the correct answer.  Jnana   Oct-30-11 09:35 AM   #45 
                    - But we were talking about that other sentence so I agree with #36.  cui bono   Oct-30-11 09:50 AM   #48 
  - Worth a shot. Nothing but ill will come from The Catfood Commission, Part Deux.  DirkGently   Oct-29-11 02:29 PM   #12 
  - It is committee to divert the blame.  glinda   Oct-29-11 11:27 PM   #28 
     - Seems to be the mode of choice for "bipartisan" adoption of RW policy.  DirkGently   Oct-30-11 12:17 AM   #29 
        - aka diversionary tactic  nashville_brook   Oct-30-11 10:43 AM   #63 
  - Excellent...  AntiFascist   Oct-29-11 03:25 PM   #13 
  - K&R (nt)  Riftaxe   Oct-29-11 03:26 PM   #14 
  - She is right  malaise   Oct-29-11 03:27 PM   #15 
  - well, why have all those congress critters if twelve make the major decisions?  spanone   Oct-29-11 03:28 PM   #16 
  - Indeed! The entire concept of  Golden Raisin   Oct-30-11 11:51 AM   #71 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Oct-29-11 03:29 PM   #17 
  - Kicked, recommended and kudos to the honorable Maxine Waters.  Uncle Joe   Oct-29-11 03:29 PM   #18 
  - I don't appreciate these loaded words like"upset" that they only  senseandsensibility   Oct-29-11 04:36 PM   #20 
  - K & R  Raksha   Oct-29-11 04:40 PM   #21 
  - k&r  Starry Messenger   Oct-29-11 04:41 PM   #22 
  - Good for her! With much respect and appreciation to her  chill_wind   Oct-29-11 04:52 PM   #23 
  - K&R  redqueen   Oct-29-11 05:10 PM   #24 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-29-11 05:20 PM   #25 
  - Go Maxine Go!!!  Scuba   Oct-29-11 07:48 PM   #27 
  - YES!!  avaistheone1   Oct-30-11 02:01 AM   #31 
  - I love Maxine Waters!  Enthusiast   Oct-30-11 03:57 AM   #32 
  - She is a great and warm person.  dotymed   Oct-30-11 08:38 AM   #35 
  - K and R!!  Sportsguy   Oct-30-11 07:52 AM   #33 
  - Go Maxine!  UnrepentantLiberal   Oct-30-11 08:22 AM   #34 
  - I don't agree with her  ProSense   Oct-30-11 09:12 AM   #39 
  - If I'm not mistaken, the Dems have already offered up big cuts  cui bono   Oct-30-11 09:37 AM   #46 
  - It  ProSense   Oct-30-11 09:46 AM   #47 
     - Oh Bullshit.  woo me with science   Oct-30-11 09:54 AM   #49 
     - Ah  ProSense   Oct-30-11 09:57 AM   #51 
        - ....  woo me with science   Oct-30-11 10:37 AM   #58 
           - Here's the thing  ProSense   Oct-30-11 11:08 AM   #66 
              - Never mind that we NEVER should have had this crap committee force-fed to us in the first place.  woo me with science   Oct-30-11 11:29 AM   #67 
                 - The structure of the supercommittee is a decent idea; it works for military base closures  Recursion   Oct-30-11 12:10 PM   #74 
                    - Hmmm?  ProSense   Oct-30-11 12:41 PM   #79 
                       - "Hmmm?"  Shining Jack   Oct-30-11 02:13 PM   #87 
     - It also reeks, since the cuts went beyond the committee's mandate  Recursion   Oct-30-11 12:12 PM   #76 
  - Imagine our utter shock at that news bulletin. nt  woo me with science   Oct-30-11 09:56 AM   #50 
  - Right  ProSense   Oct-30-11 09:58 AM   #52 
  - ...  woo me with science   Oct-30-11 10:38 AM   #59 
  - you're either with us or against us  frylock   Oct-30-11 12:11 PM   #75 
     - Um  ProSense   Oct-30-11 12:43 PM   #80 
        - "I can think for myself"  Shining Jack   Oct-30-11 02:20 PM   #88 
        - ron paul is for cuts in the defense budget as well..  frylock   Oct-30-11 02:57 PM   #91 
  - +1  nashville_brook   Oct-30-11 10:13 AM   #54 
  - "Wonder why?"  Shining Jack   Oct-30-11 02:01 PM   #85 
  - k&r n/t  Hotler   Oct-30-11 09:25 AM   #42 
  - I'm going to call my congressman to support this.  cui bono   Oct-30-11 09:26 AM   #43 
  - k&r n/t  lordsummerisle   Oct-30-11 10:17 AM   #55 
  - Baucus will grant another gift to wall street donors just like health care "reform" -nt  scentopine   Oct-30-11 10:30 AM   #57 
  - bet on it.  nashville_brook   Oct-30-11 10:41 AM   #60 
  - K&R nt  woo me with science   Oct-30-11 10:42 AM   #61 
  - Little Late  adam in oregon   Oct-30-11 10:55 AM   #64 
  - K&R  Soylent Brice   Oct-30-11 10:55 AM   #65 
  - About time ... K&R nt  TBF   Oct-30-11 11:36 AM   #68 
  - How long before Maxine sees the underside of the bus?  Jakes Progress   Oct-30-11 11:49 AM   #70 
  - thought that happened a long time ago -- you can't stand up for the people  nashville_brook   Oct-30-11 12:28 PM   #78 
  - Thank you, Maxine! nt  valerief   Oct-30-11 11:59 AM   #72 
  - Taxation w/o representation. They along with the banks are laughing stocks.  lonestarnot   Oct-30-11 12:05 PM   #73 
  - May God bless Maxine Waters,  existentialist   Oct-30-11 12:28 PM   #77 
  - About time  femrap   Oct-30-11 12:51 PM   #81 
  - I agree with Maxine...  IthinkThereforeIAM   Oct-30-11 01:37 PM   #83 
  - How to make this derelict Congress accountable for breach of oath to protect our coffers and safety  earcandle   Oct-30-11 01:41 PM   #84 
  - Well now all the Republicans will have to come out for it and call her a commie.  Fuzz   Oct-30-11 02:05 PM   #86 
  - nashville, too Late to rec but I so appreciate you keeping us apprised  suffragette   Oct-30-11 02:38 PM   #89 
  - The whole idea of a Supercommittee is despicable  lunatica   Oct-30-11 02:53 PM   #90 
  - Actual bill number and title below  eridani   Oct-30-11 10:53 PM   #92 
 

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