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montana500 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 08:46 AM
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msnbc top story: no political capital
Edited on Fri Mar-10-06 08:48 AM by montana500
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gordianot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 08:51 AM
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1. Hope No=Negative n/t
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pat_k Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 08:53 AM
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2. Time for Dems to take up the fight for Impeachment in earnest...
More than half the nation has been furious for a long time. The new thing is that a growing number of folks on the "other side" are getting VERY angry, and their anger is finding a focus: George W. Bush.

If Democratic members of Congress started demanding Impeachment, loud and clear, right now, they would be giving voice to that anger.

Republicans tend to be impatient people who, when faced with a problem, just look for someone to blame. If Dems were accusing Bush of his crimes in no uncertain terms, and demanding impeachment, they'd be giving pissed off Republicans their scapegoat. (It's all Bush fault. He's ruining the party. Let's Get 'Em!)

If the Dems started demanding REAL accountability (i.e., accuse/impeach and demand punishment/removal from office), they would be creating a stark contrast: Dems, demonstrating strength and conviction vs. rubber stamp Repubs.

The most serious problem Democrats face is the perception that they are weak. This perception is rooted in the reticence that centrists seem to have when it comes to accusation and punishment. (Something the right clearly revels in.) Instead of going after wrong-doers, Democratic leaders seek to "make sure it doesn't happen again" (and the Republicans chuckle, "Gee, for a minute there, I though they were actually going to do something.")

If our "leaders" finally got in front of our fight for impeachment, I would not be surprised to see them garner an additional 5-7% of the white male vote overnight, simply for showing the fortitude that demographic respects.
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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 08:55 AM
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3. another f***ing stupid idiotic picture of bush
he truly is the village idiot
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 08:56 AM
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4. Republicans better start the impeachment soon or else they will go down
with Bushler... some will anyway. :)



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pat_k Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 02:08 PM
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7. the Dems better get on the stick, or Repubs will beat them to Impeachment
Edited on Sat Mar-11-06 02:09 PM by pat_k
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liberal N proud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 09:07 AM
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5. You notice though they still can't help but try to make things better
for the boy idiot:

The second page of the article:

Some still stick by president



And many Republicans are still rallying around the president. After signing the Patriot Act, Bush flew to Atlanta last night to headline the Georgia Republican Party's Presidents' Day dinner. A senior White House official, speaking not for attribution in order to discuss political strategy, expressed relief that on the biggest policy issues -- Iraq above all -- most congressional Republicans still back Bush.



But I love the last paragraph in the article
"I never thought we would see a day when anybody would get to the president's right on national security," Fabrizio said. "They may have made chicken salad out of chicken you-know-what. If the Democrats had been able to use this, it would have been horrible, horrible."
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Historic NY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 09:08 AM
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6. Poor George he was born with a silver foot stuck up his..........
a$$.....he sure can influence enemies.
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