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Mass Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:19 PM
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The Committee: the rule of white men.
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20091253-503544....



Of course, the two exceptions are democratic appointees Murray and Clyburn, but frankly, more than any name in the list, this make up should worry us.
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slackmaster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:24 PM
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1. It looks like the face of the Senate
Which does not look like the face of the USA.
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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:36 PM
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10. Actually, it pretty much does reflect the USA.
The dems are diverse, and the GOP is the National White Peoples' Party.
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Mass Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:37 PM
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11. And none of them think women have a say.
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CakeGrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:26 PM
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2. Seen another way, 100% of GOP representation is white men vs. 50% for Dems.
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Supersedeas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:42 PM
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14. good point
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FirstLight Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:27 PM
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3. ...
:scared: :nuke: :banghead: :hide:


this supercongress bullshit is just a way for them to continue to gut the constitution and rule OVER us.

torches & pitchforks, people...coming soon to a street near you
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Kind of Blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:28 PM
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4. I'd say Sen. Becerra is #3.
KnR for the link, not for the fear.
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Mass Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:29 PM
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5. Yes, but the world has 50% women. This BS has 1/12th. Yuck.
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woolldog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:33 PM
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6. If the GOP
appointees were as diverse as the Democratic appointees, then the committee would look more like America. The blame for the makeup of the committee lies exclusively with the GOP.
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Mass Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:34 PM
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7. Still 1 woman out of 6 for the dems. Sorry, I disagree.
Edited on Thu Aug-11-11 01:35 PM by Mass
Yes, there are 2 minorities out of 6, but women are very underrepresented.
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woolldog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:35 PM
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9. yes, that's true.
1/6 isn't good enough.
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dbackjon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:37 PM
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12. No openly gay or lesbian on it either
WE are totally shut out, again.



Shoulda picked Tammy Baldwin :)
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Mass Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:38 PM
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13. This would have been a good choice.
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Kind of Blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:44 PM
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15. It does suck. From my vantage there's 0/12th.
Not even one black woman up there. But I'm pleased to see some vocal Dems in the mix who I know will fight and not all Baucus-types.
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dbackjon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:35 PM
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8. yup - son of Mexican Immigrants
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Kind of Blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:45 PM
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16. Love him! n/t
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Armstead Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:50 PM
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17. The Evil Intent of the GOP is clear by the absence of Snowe or Collins
Edited on Thu Aug-11-11 01:56 PM by Armstead
Two GOP "moderates" who are both active in these issues, and are women.

The fact that the GOP didn't include either of them, even as "window dressing," clearly telegraphs their intentions to ram through crap and "public perception be damned."
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okieinpain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:59 PM
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18. man du is becoming the board of complaints. n/t.
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