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AllentownJake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 10:59 PM
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Official Fuck you Harry Reid Thread
For not knowing how to fucking lead a girl scout troop let alone a Democratic Majority or the US Senate.
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Sebastian Doyle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:02 PM
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1. If we don't remove this fucking coward from leadership, we will definitely lose 2010
And the way things are going, we'll lose a lot more before then. :grr:
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Freddie Stubbs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:35 AM
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48. Whiners were saying the same thing about 2008
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rhett o rick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 05:09 PM
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77. Are you supporting Sen Reid, or just griping at the poster? nm
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PBS Poll-435 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:05 PM
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2. Recommended
Seriously, after 2004, Reid was chosen because he was a moderate from a Red State. The party was in disarray and scared of becoming the party of the NE and West Coast.

That was, of course, until Dr. Dean implemented his 50 State Strategy.

The Democrats do not need to be afraid to lead.


Dump Reid now.
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:17 PM
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(And, has anyone seen Howard lately?
:grr: )
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camera obscura Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:08 PM
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3. I have never been more angry at Harry Reid than I am tonight.
You could give this guy 99 Democrats and 1 Republican, and he'd STILL find a way to fail. He gives spineless wimps a bad name.
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InAbLuEsTaTe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 05:05 AM
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26. I'm with you. Harry's gotta go.
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pettypace Donating Member (695 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:09 PM
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4. What the hell are you guys are talking about?
??
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AllentownJake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:13 PM
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9. Bailout bill failed in the Senate.
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AllyCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:15 PM
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13. What????? How???? what happened? Link?
Nevermind, don't answer second question. FU Reid. What an imbecile.
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AllyCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:14 PM
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10. yeah, what up? I'm at work and don't see what's happening n/t
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MadMaddie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 08:30 PM
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89. Southern Repugs with Foreign Auto Companies
manufacturing cars in their states blocked the loan to the auto companies. Oh yea they blamed the Unions of course....

Reid did nothing.
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Baby Snooks Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-13-08 05:41 AM
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97. Truer words were never spoken...
"Reid did nothing."
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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:09 PM
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5. Two years to next election ...Democrats should be thinking about that ---
they'll need liberals/progressives and Pelosi/Reid need to rethink what's

"on the table" --

DLC won't let any real leadersip thru --

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Doctor_J Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:09 PM
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6. Agreed. Good-bye and good riddance. Give me Feingold
or Boxer
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camera obscura Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:11 PM
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8. Durbin would be good too
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cascadiance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:17 PM
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14. Feingold has been the leader, he just hasn't had the power! Come on! Put him in charge!
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firedupdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:11 PM
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7. He is too soft spoken! I would have railed loudly against each
and everyone of them tonight and as McCain stated "you will know their names!"....this is horrible. I'm already a victim of this stuff...me and my husband lost our automotive jobs along with everything else a year ago...we had to move to freaking nebraska! (i'm glad he has a job)....and who knows how long this will last now that manufacturing is completely dying in this country!
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uponit7771 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:24 AM
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39. +1
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JeffR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:14 PM
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11. Hear, hear
Time to go, Harry. Long past time.

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Birthmark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:15 PM
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12. Yup. I'm not wild about Harry, fer sure.
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Dragonfli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:23 PM
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15. Fuck him sideways with the Elephant Dick he keeps Sucking
Sorry, I seldom swear so much, but I am really angry tonight.
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BadGimp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 12:36 AM
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23. that was random or a indication you may have issues
But I like your intensity.
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Maru Kitteh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:23 PM
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16. aye
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Aloha Spirit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:36 PM
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17. I'm convinced that if he wanted it to pass, it would have. Wish he knew how anachronistic he is.
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SnoopDog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:37 PM
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18. Absolutely spineless...
He rolled over and gave into the Bush for 8 years and will probably give into minority repubs for 4 more years...

Things better change or there will be a revolt.
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PassingFair Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-13-08 08:17 AM
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102. I think Daschle was the one rolling over for part of that time period....
credit where credit is due.

:sarcasm:
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MilesColtrane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-11-08 11:52 PM
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19. Reidling will go down in history just as the word quisling has.
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TreasonousBastard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 12:10 AM
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20. You guys do know that...
It's the Whip's job to marsall votes

We won't have a majority Senate until next year

(But go ahead and hate him all you want-- it's fun and doesn't hurt anything)

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BeFree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 10:51 AM
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52. hehe
They are having fun, aren't they? Oh well, let the children play, they can do no harm, really.

This is what I see so far: An auto company bailout will happen. But now the pubbies are on record as having stiffed American workers and jobs, so they look awful right now. And Bush comes to the rescue with the bailout making the pubbies look even worse. And Reid played along with them letting them screw themselves.
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wroberts189 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 07:50 PM
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85. Your right ..the big three should wait . n/t
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dansolo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-13-08 09:24 AM
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103. The majority leader could force the Republicans to actually filibuster
That is the job of the Majority Leader, not the Whip. He should force them to actually go through with the filibuster. I wonder how many Republican filibusters would really succeed if they were actually force to follow through with them. Right now, they only have to threaten to filibuster, and he backs down. He did the same thing with Bush's veto threats. Instead of forcing Bush to actually veto a bill, they just backed down. John Kerry got skewered by his "voting for the Iraq war funding before voting against it", and yet every time it was brought up, nobody every mentioned that Bush threatened to veto the original funding bill because it had loan provisions instead of guaranteed money. Even Kerry neglected to bring that up in the presidential debates. The Democrats should force the Republicans to stand up and make a huge spectacle. The last time they did that, with the Terri Schiavo case, they suffered a huge backlash from the general public.
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Arugula Latte Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 12:19 AM
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21. F.U., H.R.
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AllentownJake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 05:27 AM
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30. This is more about capitulation for 4 years
and this is the fucking result.
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BadGimp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 12:35 AM
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22. I kick in

FUHR

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tritsofme Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 12:45 AM
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24. Mr. Reid, unfortunately, cannot create votes out of thin air.
Edited on Fri Dec-12-08 12:45 AM by tritsofme
They were simply not there.
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snowbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 12:50 AM
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25. Which is why I'm not one of the people voting this thing up...
Sorry..

But this should've been a "Fuck you Corker.. Fuck you sleazebag Vitter.. Fuck all 35 of you ReTHUGS" thread...
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Window Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 05:19 AM
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27. What Larissa said. Exactly.
:thumbsup:
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 05:37 AM
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33. This is DU, where it's always easier to whip up hatred against Dems
Then it is to lay the blame where it belongs, on the republicans.

:thumbsup:

At least this OP managed to spell Reid's name correctly.
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AllentownJake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 05:42 AM
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34. Sometimes you gotta lay some blame on your own party
It appears 11 democrats didn't vote for this bill 11 fucking democrats. Reid obviously has the inability to convince 20% of the caucus to do the right thing.
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Mass Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 07:10 AM
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36. 4 Dems were not there. Baucus voted NO/
Edited on Fri Dec-12-08 07:18 AM by Mass
Reid voted NO probably so that he can reopen the vote.

Democrats not voting:

Biden
Kennedy (sick)
Kerry (in Poland, for the climate change talks)
Wyden (not sure why he did not vote).

Far from 11, and it would not have made the bill pass: 52 votes + 6 = 58, still short of 60.
http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/r...
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Laura PourMeADrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 11:29 AM
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58. So, it sounds like Kennedy is not doing well. I wonder how
often he will be able to make it to the senate. Still hoping for a miracle.
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CTLawGuy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 07:55 PM
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86. I thought you only needed 51 votes to pass a bill?
I guess not under Harry Reid's rules...
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Mass Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 08:04 PM
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87. Cloture votes require 60.
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CTLawGuy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 08:06 PM
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88. well, why not make them actually fillibuster?
why allow them to win by mustering 41 votes? It's really frustrating!
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karynnj Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:05 AM
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38. Where do you get 11 from?
There were really 3 Democrats who voted against it (Reid's no is a procedural vote - he would have been a yes had there been sufficient votes. There were 4 who didn't vote - one was in Poland representing the Senate and unofficially the Democrats at a Climate Change meeting, one is said to sick, - but the fact is that had Reid needed just 4 more votes he would have scheduled the vote today and called to get them back.

So, in fact - Reid lost 3 members of the caucus. The other thing is that Senators are independent. They are responsible for their own votes. Reid can not make them vote for something they don't agree with. (Things that he might be fairly criticized for are when he scheduled the vote and the alternatives he backed - if a case can be made that a vote today would have passed or that there was a viable compromise.)
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rhett o rick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 05:22 PM
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80. Huh. Don't the Democrats have a majority? Doesn't matter with Harry. He gives in each and every time
Make the bastards filibuster. They have run the Senate with the threat (I SAID THREAT) of a filibuster. Over 70 times. And not one single time did Harry call their bluff. He literally let the minority party run the Senate. We need Democrats that are willing to fight at least half as hard as the republicans.
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chimpymustgo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:31 AM
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45. Actually, I voted it up for Reid's generally weak, misguided leadership. You're right, on this
particular issue, it's not his fault.

Bt the man needs to go.
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uponit7771 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:34 AM
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47. I never thought anyone could be weaker than Daschle !!!
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Laura PourMeADrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 11:30 AM
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59. I agree. that's why I cringed when O picked him for HHS
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rhett o rick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 05:17 PM
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78. We know the republicans are our enemy, but what kills us is when our so-called friends
like Sen Reid stab us in the back. All the republicans have to do is tell Sen Reid that they threaten to filibuster, and bingo, bango, Harry capitulates. "Please, please don't filibuster, please". Over 70 times the repukes threatened to filibuster (a new world's record) and Harry caved each and every time. The minority is running the Senate and it's because Harry is spineless. Give me one example where he stood up to the crooked, traitorous repukes, give me one.
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AllentownJake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 05:26 AM
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29. When you act like a doormat for 4 years
The enemy isn't afraid to pull this shit.
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uponit7771 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:26 AM
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40. +1, Would Corker support this if someone was SCREAMING he has foreign automakers in his state?!!??!?
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Mass Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 07:05 AM
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35. True, but you raise hell in this case. You make clear it is not the UAW that collapsed the votes,
but the GOP unacceptable requests, and you explain WHY?

According to the media this morning, the negotiations collapsed because of the bad workers who did not want to accept reasonable compromises. So, he deserves a huge F*ck You for not making clear who is at fault.
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uponit7771 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:27 AM
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41. +1!! Reid does NOT use the bully pit like he should!!! Neither did Daschale
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tomp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 10:36 AM
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50. that would be bully pulpit. nt
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Raineyb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 10:55 AM
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54. Not to mention he always buckles like a belt whenever a filibuster is threatened
Why exactly was it not possible to make the Repukes go in front of the C-Span cameras and say why they think the American worker should be nothing more than a mindless wage slave? The people were for this bridge loan. It would have made the Republicans look small and petty to argue against workers. Instead Reid folds yet again and the Republicans look like they merely have a reasonable difference of opinion.

Reid is weak, feckless, and needs to go.

Regards
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Shakespeare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 01:22 PM
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64. No, but he could have forced a filibuster.
LET the republicans talk and talk and talk about how much they hate unions, and how they wanted to dramatically slash wages within the next 12 months. This is not an anti-union country, and it would've been political suicide for them.
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tritsofme Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 02:29 PM
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71. What does that mean?
It takes 60 votes to invoke cloture and have the whole Senate vote on a bill.

There is no other way to bring that bill before the Senate until cloture is invoked.

Senators talking for weeks on end is the memories of an earlier era, not today.
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LaydeeBug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 05:25 AM
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28. something stinks in Washington DC, and it AIN'T the tourists. nt
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chimpymustgo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 10:56 AM
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55. Oh snap! Good, one LaydeeBug. Reid is useless - at least to US.
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LaydeeBug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 11:20 AM
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56. you got that right...now that we've recaptured the White House, it's high time we clean house. nt
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WeDidIt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 05:31 AM
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31. It might end up being a GOOD THING
Because it has Bush and Paulson so freaked they're looking at tapping the TARP funds to bail out the auto industry.

That would mean there would be no strings attached for unions or the companies, just like the TARP funds going to the banks.

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AllentownJake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 05:32 AM
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32. Maybe
However, depending on W. doing the right thing (the thing he should have done in the first place) after the past 8 years isn't exactly the smartest strategy.
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uponit7771 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:27 AM
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42. Bush and Paulson are fuckin stupid, they'll do something to fuck it up.
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GarbagemanLB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:29 AM
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43. and why is having no strings attached on billions of tax-payer dollars a good thing?
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uponit7771 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:34 AM
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46. Ask Paulson and the Reid and Pelosi, they allowed for the banks to have this but be DAMNED
...if the companies that hire blue collar folk that have been affected by banks withholding credit from other wise solvent but challenged companies AFTER we gave them almost 200 billion, get a dime!!!
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WeDidIt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:36 AM
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49. It staves off the union busting efforts of the GOP Senators
and keeps the big 3 afloat until the new Congress convenes.
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mopinko Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 02:28 PM
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70. ding ding ding
right there with you. i want help for the automakers, but not this bill.
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YvonneCa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 03:04 PM
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74. This poster agrees...
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tekisui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 07:30 AM
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37. We need LEADERSHIP in the Senate. Reid is weak and ineffective.
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uponit7771 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:30 AM
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44. RIGHT!! He should be out in FRONT setting the terms and talking points!! NO ONE makes 73$ hr at GM
...who works on the floor but the stupid bastard GOP has made their talking points and they American Worker haters are tryin to push it as hard as possible.
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tomp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 10:42 AM
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51. $73/hour may sound like a lot to some...
...but what does it take to make a decent living in the 21st century usa? mortgage, health care, gas, food, school, medical...etc.

If auto workers can't do all that comfortably, there's something wrong with the industry, i.e., the system (i.e., captialist system).
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Maru Kitteh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 11:40 AM
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61. You can count me among them. Sounds like a FORTUNE to me but that's not the point.
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tomp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 02:13 PM
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69. it takes a virtual fortune to live comfortably and take care of kids...
...and enjoy life these days.
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Occam Bandage Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 10:52 AM
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53. Yes, let's get mad at the Democrats because the Republicans didn't vote for it.
That's a good idea.
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avaistheone1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 11:24 AM
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57. Please take Nancy Pal"lousy" with him.
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Maru Kitteh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 11:38 AM
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60. Absolutely. Terrible twins of tepidity.
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beachmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 11:54 AM
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62. What the hell?? The Republicans FILIBUSTERED.
They can do that. Nothing the Majority Leader can do about it.
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Shakespeare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 01:23 PM
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65. No, they didn't.
They threatened to, and we caved. We damn well should've forced the filibuster, because if they acted on their bluff, it would've been political suicide for them.
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beachmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 02:50 PM
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72. Oh, for God's sakes, the cloture vote was the filibuster.
52 - 35. Now there is talk that we should MAKE THEM filibuster, as in talk non-stop on the floor of the Senate, but in modern times, filibuster means not getting to 60.

Why don't people know this? This isn't Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. This is how a filibuster works.
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Shakespeare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 04:27 PM
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76. No, it wasn't.
Cloture is NOT filibuster. There are very precise reasons for threatening to filibuster, and very precise strategic reasons we should have forced them to filibuster as threatened.

I assure you I'm VERY clear on the difference between the two--and that is NOT how a filibuster works.
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rhett o rick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 05:30 PM
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81. For the record they did not filibuster. They threatened to. There is a huge difference.
The republicans have used the "threat" to run the Senate from the minority. Make the bastards actually filibuster. Show the public how they are obstructing the legislative process. When the shoe was on the other foot, the Democrats didn't threaten to filibuster because the republicans "threaten" once again with the threat, to eliminate the filibuster rule.

Also, I think the majority leader has other options for negotiating. If Sen Reid can't do anything about it, then get someone in there that can.
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depakid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 05:40 PM
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82. "Sen Reid can't do anything about it, then get someone in there that can. "
There's plenty he can do- he just lacks the political fortitude to hold senators accountable for their behavior.
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AllentownJake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:24 PM
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92. He can make them actually fucking Filibuster
Make them stand in the senate and act like asshats for the networks.
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DrZeeLit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 01:15 PM
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63. All I hear in the background on the radio is "Democrats offer concessions" and I think...WHA? WTF???
Who the hell is running the show?
Where the hell are all those Dems who wanted our votes -- wanted the working class of the USA to VOTE FOR THEM????

I'm disgusted.
Again.

Harry Reid needs to retire.
We need vigorous leadership.
And
We need it NOW!
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Enrique Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 01:31 PM
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66. fuck the republicans
support the dems!
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mistertrickster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 01:32 PM
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67. Agreed. When he led the kiss ass parade for convicted felon Ted Stevens, that was it.
That was the final straw.

With friends like this, who needs enemas?
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snake in the grass Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 01:36 PM
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68. Yes indeed!
Fuck you Harry Reid! I've seen jellyfish with more spine!
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S_E_Fudd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 02:55 PM
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73. Count me OUT...
Reid and the dems are going to get exactly what they wanted from the beginning. Funds will come from TARP. Dems will stop the Repukes and their attempt to break the union...

And it is the repubs that look like obstructionists...

Good job Harry!
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Celeborn Skywalker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 04:18 PM
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75. He needs to be replaced.
I'm hoping Emmanuel will apply some much needed pressure to the congressional Dems when he gets in office.

K&R. :kick:
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trof Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 05:19 PM
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79. Well, as long as it's "Official". Eff You Harry.
Am I piling on?
;-)
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MasonJar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 06:28 PM
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83. We are mostly all agreed that Reid needs to go; now what specifically
do we do to get him replaced? Sitting in our home complaining is going to get us nowhere. Who do we call? I am unfortunately represented by 2 absolutely assinine GOPer senators, McConnell and Bunning, so there is no one for me to call. Could those of you lucky enough to be represented by Dems please get on the phone and demand change.
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wroberts189 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 07:47 PM
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84. How do we get rid of him? n/t
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AllentownJake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:23 PM
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91. We would need to launch a grassroots campaign
of calling democratic Senators in our states rather quickly.
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Doremus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:14 PM
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90. Harry Reid is detrimental to our health.
He needs to be replaced by someone with passion and courage NOW.
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Danger Mouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 09:26 PM
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93. Reid can only get away with this shit so long. Once Obama is in town...
Rahm will put Reid's nuts in a blender if he tries any of that cowering shit.
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southerncrone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 10:47 PM
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94. STOP INSULTING THE GIRL SCOUTS!
They're a lot more honorable, decent & smarter than the Senate!
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southerncrone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 10:55 PM
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95. Reid has been a disaster. Do we have a more milquetoast Senator than him?
HOW did he ever get this position? Did no one else want it? Was that election rigged, too?

He reminds me of a whipping boy. Trouble is, WE'RE the ones getting spanked & kicked in the gut.
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salguine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 10:56 PM
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96. Reid AND Pelosi need to be kicked to the goddamned curb.
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antimatter98 Donating Member (537 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-13-08 06:58 AM
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98. Reid is a leadership disaster. No fight; sells out America. n/t
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dcindian Donating Member (881 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-13-08 07:06 AM
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99. Reid is a republican enabler
How can any one who truly backs the hard working blue collar Americans ever have let a cut in pay enter the equation?

Especially in an economy such as this.
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mmonk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-13-08 07:11 AM
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100. I'm not sure Reid did a bad job. He used proper strategy so that
he could bring it up for another vote. Just my opinion though.
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jimmybama Donating Member (90 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-13-08 07:56 AM
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101. Quit
I have quit supporting the spinless cowards (Pelosi, and Reid)
I hope these hooligans are voted out next time around. At
least the republicans were able to accomplish what they set
out to do, totally screw everone. I doubt Reid could even get
that right. I'm going third party when it comes to
congressional picks. Unless they change leadership there is
not going to be anyone left to lead! 
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natrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-13-08 10:21 AM
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104. not gonna happen unless the media expose them for what they are
people are so fucking stupid and they cant read between the lines
reid is such a wimpy piece of fake shit
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