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Lex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 05:02 PM
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The Repubs are distancing themselves from Bush's Iraq war ONLY because

they have to. They have to run again in another election and it's clearly political suicide to continue to support Bush and his insane War.

Otherwise, they'd still have their noses firmly up Bush's rear-end on this War.

Bet on it.


/cynical
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Atman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 05:03 PM
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1. Water is wet.
Just sayin.

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Lex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 05:04 PM
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2. Aren't you precious?

Just sayin'.

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blondeatlast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 05:04 PM
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3. Exactly, and we have to dig up every statement and vote they've
had supporting W's policy in Iraq.



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Lex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 05:07 PM
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6. I think it's crucial to do so, or they will be able to
have it both ways--supporting Bush all along until the precise time it became political suicide to continue to do so. That just about the most wicked a-moral thing I can think of.

Those jerks don't care about anything else, certainly not the men and women who've died in this war.

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Ishoutandscream2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 05:05 PM
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4. No question
Time for the rats to abandon ship, the USS Fuckup.
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TwilightGardener Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 05:07 PM
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5. Well, the vast majority (not all) are, yes--quelle surprise! Everything
they do is for political advantage. GOPers in Congress do not give enough of a shit about this country to behave otherwise.
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Renew Deal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 05:13 PM
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7. Isn't that the point of a representative government?
Yep
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frogcycle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 05:23 PM
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8. clear proof positive that
most politicians* have no scruples, ethics, moral code - you name it.

whichever way the wind blows...

face it folks, for quite some time now running for office has been a chosen career path to achieve fame, wealth, and happiness, just as in the game Careers. It is NOT chosen out of a sense of altruism, wanting to save the world, help the poor, feed the hungry, etc. The people we are dealing with are largely the kind of people Eddie Haskell represented in Leave it to Beaver.

This country is supposed to be governed by We the People, and the representatives are supposed to do our bidding. If we really start holding them accountable, throwing the blatant Eddie Haskells out, bringing in idealistic newcomers, keeping them until they get corrupted and then discarding them, we can fix it.

We need to absolutely break the stranglehold of K-street through 100% public funding of elections - NO contributions allowed, period, for anyone, and no personal funding either.
And we need to undo all the Gerrymandering that has locked in so many of these leeches.
Put the John Laesche's on an absolutely level playing field with the Dennis Hasterts. Ol' Denny would have been sent packing. As would many others.


Then we can try to get back to the original design. Until then, we will keep recycling the same slimeballs.

*evidently ALL republicans, most democrats
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wiggs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 05:42 PM
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9. It's up to journalists, pundits, and dems to help the public remember
the recent past. Should be easy to do.
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AlCzervik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 05:43 PM
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10. You know what i don't get--Lindsey Graham, from what i've read at DU his constituents
are really pissed him about the immigration bill and maybe even the war so does Rove have pics of him or what?
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