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PatGund Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:12 AM
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Lieberman gets political endorsement - from Tom DeLay
"Joe Lieberman finally got the endorsement hes been seeking for a long time. On Hannity & Colmes tonight, Tom Delay finally threw his hat into the hotly contested CT race and announced his support for Joe Lieberman over Ned Lamont. Im sure the Democratic voters of CT will be totally swayed by his late entry into the campaign and some are sayingprivatelythat its the turning point in the race."

http://www.crooksandliars.com/posts/2006/08/02/tom-dela...
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OffWithTheirHeads Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:24 AM
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1. And I hear people complaining that the Greens
In PA are being funded by the pukes?
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tom_paine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:27 AM
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2. Normally, I would say this has to be a joke
But the tragi-comi nature of totalitarian states like Imperial Amerika or the old Soviet Union (come to think of it, current BushPutinist Russia is such a state, as well) is such that often the "reality" of the Third World Shitholes is as absurd as the comedy in ree Nations.

Therefore, based on my understanding of history and of the Totalitarian Mind (which is now much more flesh out with up-close source material then I'd ever wished for), I am almost certain this is an absolutely 100% real story.
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LaurenG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:57 AM
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3. Oh roflol
Good for him. I know that would bring credibility to any endeavor! :sarcasm: :rofl:
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no_hypocrisy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 06:30 AM
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4. This appears to me like a hidden message of "We OWN this guy". n/t
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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 06:56 AM
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5. If that ain't the kiss of death...
:think:
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bahrbearian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 01:32 PM
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6. It will be nice to see when the "Hammer" can't vote at all.
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cmkramer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 01:53 PM
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7. bullshit
He said he agreed with him on Iraq but that Joe is a liberal.

That's what they are all right. Crooks and liars. Typical Lamont supporters.
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PatGund Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-04-06 11:58 AM
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19. Oh?
I guess that "Crooks and Liars" thing is why Liberman seems to be using paid lobbiests to heckle Lamont.....

http://mydd.com/story/2006/8/4/11191/05211
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Blaze Diem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 01:59 PM
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8. I can see Joe burying his face in his hands and weeping..
after hearing an endorsement from Tom (stick him with a fork) Delay.

kiss of death, indeed!
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DinahMoeHum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 02:00 PM
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9. Tee hee! Another nail in Lieberman's coffin!
THAT will go down real well among voters in Connecticut!

:sarcasm:
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cmkramer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 04:41 PM
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15. It's a bullshit story
he said he agreed with him on Iraq, but that Joe was a liberal.

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SaveElmer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 02:00 PM
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10. Republicans are endorsing Lieberman to help the Republican candidate...
They want a three way race, and figure the best way to get it is for Lieberman to lose, which is why they are endorsing him...

They do not actually want Lieberman to win the general, they are trying to get the Republican in the race!
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calico1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 02:05 PM
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11. Are you kidding? The Republican sucks.
Even local Republicans don't like him. He's not going to win.

No, that's not it. They DO want Lieberman to win because he votes with them on the important issues. He makes the other Democrats look bad by undermining them and kissing up to Bush. He allows Republicans to say that he is a "good" Democrat. He is their tool and they don't want to lose him.
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SaveElmer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 02:16 PM
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13. If you think Republicans actually think Lieberman is conservative...
You are wrong...Lieberman is not even close to being the most conservative Democrat in Congress..

They realize Schlesinger has no real chance...but this does increase it slightly...and

Discord among Democrats in Connecticut removes their focus on Republicans elsewhere...

If a quickie endorsement can keep Democrats attacking each other...it is worth it to them!
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calico1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 02:24 PM
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14. Did I say Lieberman is a Conservative?
Edited on Thu Aug-03-06 02:25 PM by calico1
I said he votes with them on important issues, bad mouths Democrats and is a good suck up and tool for them. You do have a point that they are also doing this to make Democrats look bad. But they know that either Lamont or Lieberman will win and they want Lieberman to keep his seat so they can keep using him to do damage to other Democrats. Liberman is too dumb to realize he is just being used. He thinks that when he sucks up to them he is being "bipartisan."

I live in CT by the way.
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Jack Rabbit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-04-06 01:16 PM
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22. As far as the GOP is concerned, Joe is the next best thing
As far as the GOP is concerned, Senator Lieberman is the next best thing to one of their own.

I could respect his dissent from the party line (i.e., ours), but it is based on empty rhetoric about supporting the commander-in-chief in time of war rather than reason; in fact, it rejects reason every bit as much as the White House spin. Lieberman's "bipartisan patriotism" sounds too much like a script written by a White House speechwriter.

That kind of talk would carry more weight, even with those who strongly disagree, if there were something to associate Iraq with the war on terror or even if the reconstruction of a post-Saddam Iraq were showing any progress beyond the limp photo ops that the White House points to when they pretend Ides aren't killing troops or deny that Iraq is in a state of civil war.

Unfortunately, the Bush regime got nothing right before the war. The law of averages would suggest that if they were really trying to get facts, they would have nailed something down. That may not prove in and of itself they were deliberately lying, but just by itself it makes the hypothesis a strong one. Unfortunately, too many of the regime's favorites, especially Halliburton, made out like bandits (or would it be better to say "made out as bandits"?) in the rush for war profits. Unfortunately, the regime's measures in the area of internal security look more like fishing expeditions which could be used against dissidents more easily than it could be used against terrorists.

This is not a situation in which a patriotic American should be willfully uncritical of the commander-in-chief, as Lieberman has been. Senator Lieberman warned Congressman Murtha last year that we criticize the commander-in-chief at our peril. No, Senator, under the circumstances, you got that wrong; those who stand behind this crooked and incompetent commander-in-chief do so at the peril of all of us.

On Tuesday, it is not just my hope that the Democratic Party's rank and file defeat Lieberman, but that they repudiate him and "his" commander-in-chief.
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demdiva Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 02:14 PM
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12. I agree
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ReadTomPaine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:13 PM
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16. I wonder when Joe will return the favor.
It's about time for another kiss.
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zulchzulu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 10:07 PM
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17. First, Anthrax Ann Coldheart and now Hot Tub Tommy...where's B1 Bob?
Go for the Trifecta of Neoconoids!





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Doctor_J Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 10:49 PM
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18. All the dregs are coming out for Joe
ick
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GreenTea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-04-06 12:31 PM
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20. Also endorsements from the lying pigs Hannity & Ann Coluter!!
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Jack Rabbit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-04-06 12:50 PM
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21. They might be swayed
But not the way Lieberman would like.

What next? Lieberman appears on Hannity and Colmes?
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