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Wed Dec 6, 2017, 02:43 PM

E-mail Al Franken

I did and expressed my support for investigations first; I don't want him to be railroaded!
File under Congressional Ethics... Maybe we can send Al some encouragement...

https://www.franken.senate.gov/?p=email_al

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 02:45 PM

1. And Say He Should Follow The Standard Set By Former Dean of the U.S. House & Representative...

John Conyers. Resign or Retire. Period!

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 02:50 PM

8. HE should NOT resign or retire !!!

he has a bunch of no names who say he "did stuff"



What is wrong with you? He is innocent until proven guilty. In my WOMAN'S MIND.... he isn't guilty.

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Response to trueblue2007 (Reply #8)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 02:54 PM

9. Sorry, but the New Due Process Standard is #Retire or #Resign....

It was set by Former Dean of the U.S. Congress, Former Representative for over 52 Years for the Detroit, Michigan area and African-American former Elected Official, the Still Honorable John Conyers.

As Women, We Agree with John Conyers Setting of the New Standard for Harassment Due Process For Members of Congress & The Senate!!!

Deal With That...

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #9)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:05 PM

20. there is NO New Due Process Standard

are you trying to be sarcastic ???

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Response to trueblue2007 (Reply #20)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:07 PM

22. Sorry, but the New Due Process Standard is #Retire or #Resign....

And Deal With It If You Don't Like It.

Al Franken, Ruben Kihuen, Blake Farenthold, Joe Barton, Donald Trump all need to #Resign or #Retire and Roy Moore should never be elected and if he is #NeverSeated. Period

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #22)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:58 PM

97. Again, person. New Due Process Standard is #Retire or #Resign Sucks. AND YOU ARE WRONG.

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #22)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:28 PM

106. He does not need to retire!

I too am a woman, but I do not think allowing anonymous accusers to cause a respected senator to resign is right. How do you know that someone like Roger Stone did not hire these people to make accusations? Are they credible? No one should be forced to resign without knowing who his accusers are and whether their claims are credible. So far, there are no details unlike in Roy Moore’s case where there is a wealth of corroborating evidence. Put yourself in Franken’s place. If someone accused you of a wrong thatwas costing you your job, would you not want to know who was making the accusation? Wouldn’t you have the right to refute it if it was not true?

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Response to Lonestarblue (Reply #106)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:26 PM

138. Tomorrow....Tomorrow....We Find Out, Tomorrow...

If The Democrat Party Has Two Standards. One For #JohnConyers and Another for #AlFranken. Waiting....

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #138)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:33 PM

141. john conyers was showing up to events in his pjs

it is entirely different

getting conyers to resign was to protect him

geesh

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Response to questionseverything (Reply #141)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:36 PM

142. Links Please.....

Waiting.....

(And just in case you are confused on the link we are asking for --- the specific picture or pictures of #JohnConyers showing up at various events in pajamas)....

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #142)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:41 PM

147. no pictures but it has been reported and not denied

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/21/us/politics/conyers-sexual-harassment-democrats-pelosi.html

He has already handed over much of the day-to-day committee work to staff aides and other Democratic members in recent years, and has often appeared disoriented. In at least two separate occasions — once at a United Automobile Workers event in Michigan and once at a meeting of top Democrats on Capitol Hill — Mr. Conyers showed up wearing pajamas, according to two people familiar with the incidents.

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Response to questionseverything (Reply #147)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:47 PM

151. Uh Huh....

So the standard is some rumors, a $27,000 Taxpayer payout (which even John Conyers admitted was wrong), never admitting to anything but the $27K --- some pajama rumors too (no pictures, no proof) -- yet, Al Franken can admit to some form of harassment and he stays.

Just trying to keep up with the Twisted Pretzel Spinning Around These Parts...

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #151)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:56 PM

157. lawd do you think if the nyt was reporting conyers in pjs and it wasn't true,he wouldn't of said so

conyers has dementia which is a medical condition and nothing to be ashamed of but serving in congress with it can't continue



your entire premise here is wrong and gonna get conyers dragged thru the mud, please stop

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Response to questionseverything (Reply #157)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:58 PM

159. So, You Are #JohnConyers Medical Doctor....

Online? Be careful as that might violate HIPAA Rules. #FYI....

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #159)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:04 PM

167. ok so what other reason is there?

he was just drunk or high or what?

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Response to questionseverything (Reply #167)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:05 PM

169. Now, you MIGHT be Slandering a Private Citizen....

Not a lawyer or a doctor but.....what you do is on you here. Meanwhile, we are waiting until tomorrow....tomorrow...

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #142)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:42 PM

148. Who is the we shit

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/11/conyers-settled-sex-harassment-claim-using-taxpayer-money.html

When you show me a link of similar behavior from Franken that was paid off you will have a point till then your assertions are complete BS.

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #138)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:39 PM

145. horse shit

John Conyers settled a suit brought against him for sexual misconduct. Franken has done no such thing. Two completely different cases.

When Franken settles a suit against him we can talk till then your false equivalency is nonsense.

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Response to Egnever (Reply #145)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:44 PM

149. Umm....Al Franken Admitted To This....




What did #JohnConyers admit, exactly? Nothing -- except the $27,000 Taxpayer funded severance package, yet he #Resigned anyway. So is the new standard, Color, Money or Just What Is Admitted Too and What Is Not?

Trying to keep up, around these parts.

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #149)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:46 PM

150. twisted logic admitting to a photo in bad taste equals settling sexual harassment charges

Twisted freaking world you live in there.

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Response to Egnever (Reply #150)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:50 PM

153. So, Let's This This Straight....

Al Franken admits to Harassment of some form, he stays. John Conyers denies Harassment took place but admits the $27K Severance Package taxpayer-funded payout to Marlon Brown, he's forced to #Resign.

Talk about Twisted Pretzel, Cognitive Dissonance -- Both Are Strong Around These Parts Today. So....Tomorrow, Tomorrow, Let's Wait For Tomorrow, It's Less Than 24 Hours, Away....

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #153)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:57 PM

158. Yea lets get it straight

For instance, that picture. I don't know what was in my head when I took that picture, and it doesn't matter. There's no excuse. I look at it now and I feel disgusted with myself. It isn't funny. It's completely inappropriate. It's obvious how Leeann would feel violated by that picture. And, what's more, I can see how millions of other women would feel violated by it—women who have had similar experiences in their own lives, women who fear having those experiences, women who look up to me, women who have counted on me.

Your turn now go ahead and show the admission of inappropriate touching.


I already showed you a full story on what occurred with conyers that he settled.

Franken on the other hand

I am asking that an ethics investigation be undertaken, and I will gladly cooperate.

And the truth is, what people think of me in light of this is far less important than what people think of women who continue to come forward to tell their stories. They deserve to be heard, and believed. And they deserve to know that I am their ally and supporter. I have let them down and am committed to making it up to them."

Not even the same ballpark.

You need to work on your trolling skills cause what you are trying to push doesn't even begin to sound plausible.

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Response to Egnever (Reply #158)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:00 PM

162. Wow, You're Upset We See....

Claim Down. Tomorrow is just less than 24 Hours away. How many times you have to be told the same thing....

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #162)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:02 PM

164. As many times as you respond

I am quite happy to kick this thread.

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #162)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:33 PM

176. As I suspected you shut right up when it was pointed out you are kicking a pro Franken thread.

So freaking transparent.

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #162)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:53 PM

180. Popcorn!



And another kick for Franken!

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #153)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:59 PM

160. Are you unfamiliar of the accusations against Conyers? Quite.

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #22)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:14 PM

173. Repeat repeat repeat...

Then it becomes true

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #9)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:27 PM

33. Since this matter is spiral ling out of control..Franken

..needs to get ahead of it by using due process, lawyer up, comments only made by his lawyer; any accuser coming forward should file an assault complaint if warranted. Until then, his only statement should be: I'm not vacating my job! FULL STOP! Just a simple statement by his lawyer ..no apologies! He has sincerly apologized on numerous occassions. Enough! Basta!

Consider how eltrumpf shut his accusers up "I'll sue you" and " they're all liars". All 16 or more are lying? Anyway, repubs are better at fighting back, dems want truth and facts and we care, Franken sincerely cares if we''ve offended people...that's who we are!

Yet, that doesn't mean we dont fight back... repubs have a propaganda machine of hate and lies ..we don't; always try to stand on truth, and when we by chance make a mistake, we seek ways to self correct; have a higher ethical standard..repubs dont. As well, we don't hide behind so call fake kkkhristian standards they have. Republikkklans are hypocrites and liars!

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Response to RestoreAmerica2020 (Reply #33)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:34 PM

85. If the right gets away with this,

it will be an endless blood bath. Meanwhile, very real sexual assault and harassment will be trivialized or overlooked.

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Response to PatSeg (Reply #85)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 12:03 AM

197. Dems dont know how to fight back, defend as a

...cohesive, collective group we're to concerned about be nice, polite, professional, ethical because that's who we are. The DNC needs to hire progressive, aggressive dems that meet regularly and set taking points only they go out to represent dems... to put the lens on repubs including trumpf and every time (which is, well all the time) they spill hate and lies, spin hate propaganda, lie about their damaging, bigot ed policies . ..now, do I purport lies, hateful rhetoric, insight violence...no! Dems work on the premise of facts, truth.

There is nothing wrong wth fighting back...this when "they go low we go high " is bullshit! It sounds elitist and smug. It didn't work in 2016, won't work in 2018, 2020. Dems then go into a lengthy explanation instead of just saying "shut up you bully " When eltrumpf goes after someone say about tapping his phone...say prove it or shut the f up, of course Obama wouldn't say that, but rest assure if he had, eltrumpf would have backed off wth whimper like the coward he is...or better yet dont say a word, just sue his ass for defamation and be done with it. When Kelly stated lies, racially tinged comment about about Representative Wilson ... Wilson. And dems came out stating he needs to apologize ..still waiting--then, the Black Caucus sent letter requesting an apology ...still waiting! ...Damn it! I would have read the letter on the floor, and read transcripts of press meeting where he said hateful racially charged comments about Wilson, read transcript of actual of event in question and have of public record by reading it all on the floor of congress. Or, rather than all that...not say a word, not ask, beg for apology.. .don't give notice to anyone ..just go straight to court and sue Kelly for defamation and demand a public apology, sue for damages to be sent to a black college..... I wouldn't settle for anything less..

Either of my suggestions...calls these bullies out, gets into a formal public setting, of public record.

Sorry, for length, and if you've read to this point... thanks for allowing me to rant!

Ps. Sorry didn't edit. Do you see how we' re always apologizing, self correcting... providing a long,extensive explanation ..aye! I need to practice what I preach! (aye: hurt/painful; that hurts my alma or Corazon; can't take it any more; can't believe it; a sigh of, for whatever... aye is usually followed by dios ...aye dios. On God! Anyway have a good Night!

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Response to RestoreAmerica2020 (Reply #197)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 10:40 AM

199. I appreciate your rant

Many of us were extremely upset with Democrats in congress yesterday. I like being part of a party that is polite, reasonable, and honest. I certainly don't want Democrats to behave like republicans, but I agree that they need to fight back more. The Democratic party used to be the tough party, very street smart and combative, as it represented the working class. I certainly don't want to go back to the Richard Daley type Democats, but we could toughen up and stop eating our own.

You are right about the "always apologizing" and "self correcting". If we believe in something, we should stand our ground and not let the bullies win time and time again. Republicans see our integrity as weakness, we need to make it our strength.

I hope your morning is a bit better!

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Response to RestoreAmerica2020 (Reply #33)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:13 PM

103. Correct

This all of this, every word typed!!!! THIS!

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #9)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:39 PM

41. Huh?

The accusations against Senator Sanders include the claim that he squeezed a woman's waist while she leaned in to take a picture with him. Put all the accusers under oath and let them testify. Justice demands it!

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Response to tmaynardr (Reply #41)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:46 PM

46. Justice Demands....

The #Resign or #Retire standard set by the Former Dean of the U.S. House and Former Representative for over 52+ Years, the STILL HONORABLE John Conyers.

Al Franken needs to #Resign or #Retire -- along with Joe Barton, Ruben Kihuen, Blake Farenthold and Donald Trump!

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #46)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:59 PM

64. Bullshit.

You don’t know the legal meaning of the phrase due process, stop pretending you do.

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Response to Post removed (Reply #67)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:24 PM

78. Dont waste my time with your amateur psychology

You just not very good at it.

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Response to BlueIdaho (Reply #78)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:11 PM

102. This Right Here....

#DealWithIt




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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #46)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:05 PM

100. Woman you are out of line

Franken does not have to resign or retire. He MUST stay in the Senate and not let the phony accusers get away with slandering him.

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Response to HelenWheels (Reply #100)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:13 PM

118. Damn straight!!!!

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Response to HelenWheels (Reply #100)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:39 PM

123. He Likely Will....

Tomorrow.

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Response to HelenWheels (Reply #100)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:37 PM

144. Damn right.

This is a right wing frame-up.

What pisses me off is all these 'courageous' Democratic Senators and Reps calling on Franken to resign are SILENT on Roy Moore and Trump. This doesn't wash, and if the Dems want a major backlash from the base on this just keep on going.

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #9)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:51 PM

52. Are you sure you are on the correct site for that pronouncement?

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Response to shraby (Reply #52)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:40 PM

125. Why Not?

Please link the threads were YOU SAID #JohnConyers deserved #DueProcess? Waiting....

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #125)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:49 PM

152. He had due process and paid off the claim

your arguments are ridiculous.

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Response to Post removed (Reply #155)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:01 PM

163. such a weak attempt

In 2014, the woman filed a complaint with Congress’s Office of Compliance. The legislature does not have a human-resources department, and instead the Office of Compliance uses a lengthy procedure to address alleged violations of various employment rules. The Washington Post reports that the office has paid more than $17 million for 264 settlements and awards to federal employees since 1997.

The complaint includes four signed affidavits from other former Conyers staff members who said this was no isolated incident. One former staffer reported witnessing a “variety of inappropriate sexual advances” from Conyers, directed toward herself and other female staff members. Another former staffer said, “I was asked on multiple occasions to pick up women and bring them to Mr. Conyers apartments, hotel rooms, etc.”

A male employee said he saw Conyers rubbing the complainant’s legs and other body parts “in what appeared to be a sexual manner,” and saw him doing the same with other women. The employee said he warned Conyers to be “more careful” and Conyers said he would “work on” his behavior. Then the employee set up a December 2011 meeting to discuss “mistreatment of staff and his misuse of federal resources.” The affidavit says Conyers agreed to make improvements, “as long as I worked directly with him and stopped writing memos and emails about concerns.”


The claims against Franken are not even in the same universe.

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Response to trueblue2007 (Reply #8)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:00 PM

13. Absolutely!!!

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Response to trueblue2007 (Reply #8)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:59 PM

63. He is NOT "innocent until proven guilty"

He is either innocent or he is guilty... and HE knows which one is true.

If he's guilty... then he should resign.

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 02:59 PM

12. No!!! RW set up. He should not resign. Deserves investigation.

Outrageous lynch mob mentality.

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Response to Alice11111 (Reply #12)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:05 PM

18. Sorry, but the New Due Process Standard is #Retire or #Resign....

The Ethics Investigation Process in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate is flawed. That is why Former U.S. Dean of the House and Former Representative John Conyers was forced to #Resign. Al Franken needs to either #Resign or #Retire and follow the standard set by John Conyers.

Along with:
Ruben Kihuen, Blake Farenthold, Joe Barton, Donald Trump all need to #Resign or #Retire and Roy Moore should never be elected and if he is #NeverSeated. Period

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #18)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:21 PM

29. You advocate for No Due Process! Read the US Constitution.

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:23 PM

30. Don't you see what you are saying?

Conyers resigning apparently proves he is guilty.....?

So if Franken does resign....the Rs are going to say that proves Franken is guilty!!!!

It will not give the Democratic Party any high ground for him to resign, it will simply give the Republicans more ammunition!

What we have is a set-up, period!

As to Conyers, that was his to decide. As for Franken, he needs to stand up to be counted and so should Democrats.

Roger Stone is laughing

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Response to ollie10 (Reply #30)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:47 PM

48. John Conyers was forced to #Resign....

And it's easy as making whipped cream pie to understand what we are saying. You are choosing to ignore it.

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #48)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:54 PM

58. Not ignoring it.

Maybe you should make a case for or against Conyers resigning?

It really is a separate issue from Franken.

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Response to ollie10 (Reply #58)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:09 PM

69. John Conyers has ALREADY #Resign...

And a case was made for #DueProcess for him many, many, many times on this forum --- however, its amazing how the only threads that were made for Due Process for John Conyers were largely done by African-Americans. Why is that so? Who knows...

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #69)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:14 PM

71. Separate issue

Maybe Conyers should not have resigned. You could make a case for him going to the investigation instead of resigning and I would not argue.

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Response to ollie10 (Reply #71)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:17 PM

73. Here's a Twisted Preztel for You Too...

As Wherever You Are All Over This Issue, Surely Needs One (Or It Maybe Just About Race i.e. John Conyers and Al Franken -- Who Knows ) but, either way...Twisted Pretzel is on its way...

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #73)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:26 PM

80. Well, thanks for the pretzel!

But I think what you are trying to say is that you don't think Conyers should have resigned. Fair enough.

What you also seem to be implying is that because Conyers did resign, therefor Franken should resign.

Sorry, but I don't see how one follows from the other.

It would be more logical, if you don't believe Conyers should have resigned, for you to argue that Franken should not have either.

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Response to ollie10 (Reply #80)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:32 PM

83. Exactly! +100

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Response to ollie10 (Reply #80)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:32 PM

84. But, An Action Cannot Be Taken Back -- After It Is Done....

And You Might Have Missed The Large Rally Where Citizens in #JohnConyers District Indeed Called Loudly and Boldly For #DueProcess -- before he #Resigned.

Detroit (CNN)Supporters of Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan gathered in the sanctuary of a Detroit church Monday morning to urge national leaders like House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to grant Conyers full due process under the law.

Conyers is embroiled in controversy after multiple women alleged that the congressman -- the longest currently serving member of the US House of Representatives -- had sexually harassed them when they worked for him. The entire House Democratic leadership has called for Conyers to step down, but he has denied any wrongdoing.

The congressman was admitted to a hospital late last week for shortness of breath, dizziness and other symptoms, according to his attorney Arnold Reed. Conyers did not attend the rally this morning, which was organized by Michigan state Democratic Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo.

Approximately 40 state and community leaders, including politicians and pastors, stood before an enthusiastic crowd of community members, chanting phrases like "due process" and "no justice, no peace" along with the speakers.

Many of the speakers emphasized that they did not discount the allegations the women had made against Conyers but wanted him to be treated fairly. Pastor Warren Evans told the crowd that his call for due process and a full investigation "has nothing to do with being pro-John or against women's rights."

"This is about doing what's right," he said.

The speakers pointed to what they felt is harsher treatment of Conyers than the reaction to sexual harassment allegations against Sen. Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat, and other lawmakers.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/04/politics/john-conyers-support-rally/index.html

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #84)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:42 PM

88. 2 wrongs do not 1 right make....

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Response to ollie10 (Reply #88)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:45 PM

90. Two Rights....

Is Likely What Will Be Done Here. Deal With It...

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #90)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:46 PM

91. So you are now saying Conyers resigning right?

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Response to ollie10 (Reply #91)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:50 PM

92. Your Playing Games And Frankly...

It's Making You Look Less Like A Twisted Preztel and More Like The Latter We Alluded To Above (Catch Up A Couple Of Threads Above). Conyers has #Resigned Already and Al Franken #ShouldToo. #DealWithIt....

Have A Wonderful Day (or Tomorrow)...

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #92)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:52 PM

93. Thanks for the pretzel!

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:44 PM

43. No, he should not.

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Reply #43)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:48 PM

50. Yes, He Should...

Tomorrow, to be exact, as 26 DEMOCRATIC Senators are asking Al Franken to do.

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #50)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:55 PM

61. And I will be resigning, after 50+ years, as a Democrat. You can

have the cowardly 26 Senators, because thst will be the largest number the DNC will ever see in the Senate again.
Al Franken will go down as another victory for the GOP, just like ACORN and Planned Parenthood. They will be slapping Trump and Moore on the back and rolling around laughing.

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Reply #61)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:07 PM

68. Okay....

No one can stop you from doing that.....

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:22 PM

104. And straight you go

to my Iggy list! Buh-bye!

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Response to BlueMTexpat (Reply #104)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:25 PM

105. Guess You Are Placing...

Chuck Schumer There Too, Huh..... Or Maybe Just The Associated Press For Reporting on This...


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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #105)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:26 PM

139. You seem to be under the delusion that women never lie.

In my personal experience throughout this life I've learned that women can be just as corrupt, vile and disgusting as men. I guarantee you I could walk out my door right now, flash some cash and get any number of men to say Mitch McConnell sexually harassed and/or assaulted them years ago... anonymously. I could get women to claim Kirsten Gillibrand is a sadistic lesbian. People lie for any number of reasons. Money, score to settle, personal empowerment, desperation, anything.

Enjoy your ride on the Destroy Al Franken bandwagon.

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Response to Mr. Evil (Reply #139)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:27 PM

140. It's Called If John Conyers Was Forced To Resign....

What Makes Al Franken Different, Bandwagon. Get the bandwagon's named correctly. Thanks!

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #140)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:37 PM

143. Take the blinders off.

John Conyers actually paid that accuser with tax-payer money. That was wrong. He's also 88 years old and in failing health. Al Franken's two known accusers accounts are disingenuous at best and outright lies at worst. The five anonymous accusers are bullshit and don't count. So, he shouldn't have his say? He doesn't have a right to confront his accusers? He's a thorn in republican's sides and he's possibly seen as an obstacle instead of an ally in the presidential pursuits of Gillibrand and Harris in 2020. But, I guess you'd be ok if someone at your work accused you of grabbing them just so you'd get fired and they get to move into your old job.
You should stop being obtuse and try some critical thinking.

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Response to Mr. Evil (Reply #143)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:39 PM

146. They Are Off...

What about yours and specifically, is the difference in your "Standards" of #Resignation Color or just Party Affiliation? Like Black and White? Also, please detail your thoughts on Ruben Kihuen? What about Blake Farenthold or Joe Barton?

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #146)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:53 PM

154. The racist card?! Really?!!!

Blake Farenthold also used public funds to hush is accuser. Joe Barton is a scumbag from way back. And to text dick pics... please. No comparison. Sen. Franken has a lifetime of working around women and not one of them has ever said anything even remotely close to him exhibiting this kind of behavior. Ever! He has 36 women from his years at SNL and another 14 from his campaign and office staff that have refuted these charges by stating unequivocally that he treated them with respect and was always advocate for women and women's issues.

http://www.politicususa.com/2017/11/19/14-female-staffers-al-franken-treated-respect-champion-women.html

http://money.cnn.com/2017/11/21/media/snl-women-al-franken/index.html

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Response to Mr. Evil (Reply #154)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:54 PM

156. Well, Did You Just Say That....

Projection Much....

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #156)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:59 PM

161. Are you high?

You're the one who asked me if my thoughts were based on "color" or "party affiliation." How the fuck is that projection?

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Response to Mr. Evil (Reply #161)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:03 PM

166. Color....

Let's See The Definitions on That...

Definition of color

1 a : a phenomenon of light (such as red, brown, pink, or gray) or visual perception that enables one to differentiate otherwise identical objects

b (1) : the aspect of the appearance of objects and light sources that may be described in terms of hue, lightness, and saturation (see saturation 4) for objects and hue, brightness, and saturation for light sources the changing color of the sky; also : a specific combination of hue, saturation, and lightness or brightness comes in six colors (2) : a color other than and as contrasted with black, white, or gray

2 a : an outward often deceptive show : appearance His story has the color of truth.
b : a legal claim to or appearance of a right, authority, or office
c : a pretense offered as justification : pretext the color for his action
d : an appearance of authenticity : plausibility lending color to this notion

3 : complexion tint:
a : the tint characteristic of good health
… sat looking at her with wistful eyes, trying to see signs of hope in the faint color on Beth's cheeks. —Louisa May Alcott
b : blush

4 a : vividness or variety of effects of language
… that color and force of style which were later to make him outstanding among American editors … —Arthur Krock
b : local color

5 a : an identifying badge, pennant, or flag —usually used in plural a ship sailing under Swedish colors
b : colored clothing distinguishing one as a member of a particular group or representative of a particular person or thing —usually used in plural a jockey wearing the colors of the stablewore his college colors to the game

6 a colors plural : position as to a question or course of action : stand
… the USSR changed neither its colors nor its stripes during all of this … —Norman Mailer
b : character, nature —usually used in plural showed himself in his true colors

7 a : the use or combination of colors
b : two or more hues employed in a medium of presentation movies in color

8 colors plural
a : a naval or nautical salute to a flag being hoisted or lowered
b : armed forces

9 : vitality, interest The play had a good deal of color to it.

10 : something used to give color : pigment

11 : the quality of timbre in music the color and richness of the cello

12 : skin pigmentation especially other than white characteristic of race a person of color

13 : a small particle of gold in a gold miner's pan after washing

14 : analysis of game action or strategy, statistics and background information on participants, and often anecdotes provided by a sportscaster to give variety and interest to the broadcast of a game or contest a color commentator

15 : a hypothetical property of quarks that differentiates each type into three forms having a distinct role in binding quarks together.

Per Merriam-Webster, There Are SO Many.....https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/color


Again, Projecting Much...

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #166)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:11 PM

172. Look stupid, learn the meaning of projection before you accuse me of it.

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Response to Mr. Evil (Reply #172)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:16 PM

174. And this is an attack...

First, We're Drunk, Now We're Stupid and you are being Reported.....(More Likely Than Not, Nothing Will Occur, But We Are Going To See Regardless).

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #174)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 10:10 PM

192. I'm much more concerned with the obvious railroading

of Sen. Al Franken than with the likes of you. It's because of narrow minded people like you that we lose good people like Sen. Franken.

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Response to Mr. Evil (Reply #161)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:05 PM

170. The best part about this troll

he keeps kicking the thread.

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Response to Egnever (Reply #170)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:10 PM

171. DJT Syndrome.

People that can't get enough of their own voice.

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:35 PM

122. no he shoud not. will you stop saying that. GO THRU AN INVESTIGATION

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:14 PM

135. He should follow the lead of the President of the United States.

When Trump resigns over sexual harassment he should resign.

Until then what's good for the goose....

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 02:47 PM

2. I called, emailed etc

All manner of support we gotta speak up. SUPPORT AL!

DON'T RESIGN!!!

email, call, tweet, facebook, smoke signals, whatever we can do, let's do it.

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Response to Kimchijeon (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 02:48 PM

5. My eamil exactly. All caps and Exclamation mark. (nt)

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 02:48 PM

3. "I await the truth." That should be the message to everyone.

Can't wait for Donald Trump's deposition.


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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 02:48 PM

4. I would love to have someone like Franken as my Senator but

not sure my fellow Texas citizens could handle anyone that is not stuck in the 1950's.

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Response to walkingman (Reply #4)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:43 PM

127. Vote for Beto. Nothing to lose.

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Response to BannonsLiver (Reply #127)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 03:15 PM

200. That will definitely happen.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 02:50 PM

6. done

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 02:50 PM

7. Done

Thanks, sister. I am all for women standing up; it's a good thing but there is such a thing as too much of a good thing.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 02:56 PM

10. I have emailed and called twice. Email or call

the Senators falling prey to the lynch mob mentality that want to take him down without even an investigation!! Just cave right into the RW take down of false equivalencies.


For the record, Christine Gillabrand, who I have raised a lot of money for, you cannot get through to. Her phone is perpetually busy. Hiding, I presume. I have raised money for most of these Senators in close races. This is a travesty not to be forgotten. She jumped out front and led the charge.
Would she put half as much effort to fighting the tax bill.

Franken is maybe our best Senator and he deserves a full investigation!!!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 02:57 PM

11. Done!

Democrats - the party of suicide

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Response to montanacowboy (Reply #11)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:04 PM

15. Yep. I'm hearing from Dems everywhere who just can't

Handle it anymore.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:03 PM

14. Exactly.

If Sen. Franken honestly thinks he's being railroaded he could do the whole country a favor by forcing an investigation to go forward which could prove a dirty little conspiracy of false accusations for all to see.

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Response to moondust (Reply #14)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:04 PM

17. He should. Let him know.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:04 PM

16. Email sent! Do not resign. Let the ethics committee do their job.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:05 PM

19. Done. NT

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:07 PM

21. Done

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:11 PM

23. Email sent

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:14 PM

24. Done!

his announcement better be that he will resign AFTER trump resigns.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:15 PM

25. Yes! Thank you. nt

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:15 PM

26. Email of 100% support sent!!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:18 PM

27. Keep Calling

I called twice. The line and mail box were full. I will keep calling until I get through. CALL, let him know he has support.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:20 PM

28. kick

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:23 PM

31. Sent email

 

to Al asking to NEVER RESIGN!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:25 PM

32. i emailed and called the dc office & left a message

omg! i can't believe this!
and i just heard on the radio there is a group of 18 dem senators calling for him to resign???
what the fuck is going on???
who did he sexually molest?
maybe i missed something but what the fuck is happening????

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:28 PM

34. Done and done

Fucking republicans.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:29 PM

35. I tried to email and got this....

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Response to spanone (Reply #35)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:52 PM

54. me too - error msg

I created an email msg "no resignation without investigation" and got the same error msg. Must be overwhelmed by emails?

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Response to spanone (Reply #35)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:55 PM

59. I did as well, but when I tried again it worked.

Hope you get through.

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Response to LakeArenal (Reply #59)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:25 PM

79. must be high traffic....

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Response to spanone (Reply #79)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:11 PM

117. My email just went through. Maybe because I said no reply necessary? n/t

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:31 PM

37. Done from Portlandia!

Make of it what you will, but I'm tired of Democratic leaders rolling over. GOP members stay the course no matter what! That's probably part of their appeal.

Back to watching dog rescue videos.

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Response to Kittycow (Reply #37)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:43 PM

42. Same.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:31 PM

38. And/Or Call Al Franken at (202)224-5641

If the lines are busy, please leave Al Franken a voicemail message of support. We need Al Franken! Thanks!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:34 PM

39. Sent email asking him not to resign until ethics investigation is completed. nt

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:37 PM

40. Done

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:45 PM

44. Called and emailed Franken to stand his ground.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:46 PM

45. Done!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:46 PM

47. Done! nt

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:47 PM

49. Done n/t

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:49 PM

51. I called Gillibrand's office and told her to issue a new statement

indicating that Franken should resign if the Ethics Committee finds something substantive.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #51)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:23 PM

137. This has me wondering if she wanted him gone

Because both their names have been floated for running for President next time.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:52 PM

53. Sent!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:53 PM

55. I tried to email with the above adress, it did not work...

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:53 PM

56. I decided to follow up my email with a call, but all phones are busy.

Sen. Franken's Washington office goes straight to voicemail, and all the branch offices are busy. I hope they're all deluged with instructions not to resign.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:54 PM

57. Thanks!

I just emailed him and begged him to stay in the senate.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:55 PM

60. Done! nt

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 03:56 PM

62. Did it! Hope he can hang tough.

Kind of ripped Tom Perez a new one on Twitter too. Couldn't help it.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:03 PM

65. I tried, but it wouldn't let me.

I wanted to send:

Dear Senator Franken,

I want you to do what is right for you, your family, and the people of your state, and I hope the "right thing" is for you to announce a FULL INVESTIGATION and NOT your resignation.

Sir, if these charges are true, then you must take your lumps, but, if they are not true, then what JUSTICE is served by you leaving the situation before it can be properly vetted? If these allegations are nothing more than a vendetta against you, the Democratic party, and the people of the US, then you would do your constituents and the people of the US a great DISSERVICE by prematurely resigning. It would also be a set back to the #metoo movement if lies and false allegations become mixed in with the cries of real victims.

I wish you the best and hope you do the right thing and justice prevails.

Also, as a side note, with the "titles" selection, since it is 2017 and marriage equality is the law of the land (for now), how's about "Mr. & Mr." and "Ms. & Ms." and "Mrs. & Mrs."


but the fucking system told me I had a "possible security threat" in my message:

Your submitted request contained a potential security risk.

Please try your submission again using natively composed plain text (not copied and pasted from another document), with few or no hyperlinks, or other syntax that may be interpreted as computer code (examples: '--', '&').

*As stated in the privacy policy, unauthorized attempts to upload or change information are strictly prohibited.


Oh well, likely to fall on deaf ears at this point.

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Reply #65)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 09:01 PM

182. take out the '&'s and try it again.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:04 PM

66. Done

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:11 PM

70. I already did.

We NEED Senators like Al Franken and I told him so. Haul him up before an Ethics hearing. Expel him if he's done something bad enough to warrant it. But - he absolutely should NOT resign!

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Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:16 PM

72. Done! nt

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:17 PM

74. I have NEVER done this before, I just sent an email telling him how important he is in the Senate.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:20 PM

75. Just Called His Office

I called his office a few minutes ago. I expressed my support for him and asked him not to resign until he is proven guilty or until he finishes his term. There might be a large amount of calls going into his office because apparently all the office lines were busy and I had to leave a message. Hopefully, he is getting a large amount of support in those calls.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:23 PM

77. Franken needs to suck it up. It's probably stressful, but he should have expected this kind of

thing going into running for politics.
He's needed where he is; to drop out now because of GOP pressure is ludicrous.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:27 PM

81. I sent my email, too

So sad. I can't believe it.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:27 PM

82. Email sent.

Until Democrats learn to respect everyone’s due process rights they are no good to me as a party and I won’t give them a god damn dime. I told them so - not only at the DNC but also the DSCC.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:41 PM

86. Also call one of

...the Senators who are asking him to quit. It's tragicaly premature.

I just called Gillibrand: 202-224-4451.
Or her NYC office: 212-688-6262

As I talked to her office aide, I got angrier and angrier. He's one our best Senators, damn it!

I stand by Al and the ethics process he's asked for.

Anonymous accusers are extremeley suspect.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:41 PM

87. I did. This is what I sent him


Please please PLEASE do NOT resign tomorrow or even hint at it!!!

All this innuendo, and we don't even know if all these so-called accusers are even real or not! I don't care HOW many Democratic Senators are jumping on this bandwagon. Unless they know a lot of things the public doesn't, we are being taken for one enormous ride here. Go thou and do NOT do likewise, fer Pete's sake!

This is not the time to let Mitch McTurtle smile his smug smile and somehow conspire to bring back Norm Coleman from the political dead--a group that is rarely grateful, to coin a phrase.

If you are considering succumbing to the pressure tomorrow, PLEASE reconsider. If you have no plans to resign, send me some more of those folksy fundraising letters, will ya?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:43 PM

89. Done

n/t

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:53 PM

94. I emailed him asking that he NOT RESIGN

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:55 PM

95. I've already sent two. Thanks for posting the link for everyone else.

Get to work everyone!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 04:56 PM

96. Great idea. Done!

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Response to brooklynite (Reply #98)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:59 PM

114. Read to the end of the article. Franken's office says he hasn't decided to resign.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:03 PM

99. Site seems to have crashed now

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:07 PM

101. Done

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:30 PM

107. I just did.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:39 PM

108. Written and Sent!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:40 PM

109. Me too, and my Senators.

Folks, how foolish do we have to be to not see a naked and obviously orchestrated political assassination under way?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:43 PM

110. Done!

Thank you for posting this.

I hope he knows how many of us support him and see this as a RW takedown of an innocent man.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:44 PM

111. I called his DC office this afternoon and left a message

"ordering" him not to resign.

From what I'm hearing, rank and file DFLers are not supporting the idea he resign and very few are buying this latest accusation.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:47 PM

112. I tried

I just tried to use this email address to send my plea to Senator Franken to please stand strong with us and for us-that we had his back. Hit the submit button and was told that the website couldn’t be found ( or something similar) and that was it! My email was gone. I’m going to try to find another way to contact him. And after I take my little granddaughter home I’m going to start contacting the shortsighted legislators that have started this crap and let them know how I feel. Dear Lord...

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Response to Alliepoo (Reply #112)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 09:05 PM

184. Please try again. He needs your support.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 05:48 PM

113. Kicking and recommending. There's still time to sway their decision.

Franken must be supported.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:01 PM

115. Couldn't use the link

Not being in the US, but sent an email to his senate office anyway.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:08 PM

116. Thanks sent!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:15 PM

119. I emailed my support.

Said let ethics investigation run its course and to resign now is premature.
It will weaponize misconduct allegations against politicians on both sides of the aisle.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:31 PM

120. I did email at the adress, and it got through...thank you posting...

Yes..I told Al not to resign, but stay ...we need Al, an honest, sensitive, intelligent man. I told him to stay and hang in there for all of us..!!!!!!!!!!!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:34 PM

121. phone number ??????

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:39 PM

124. Email down for maintenance. Will try again later but evidently

Senator Franken is getting a lot of emails to ask him to stay on and fight this.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:42 PM

126. Bookmarking this thread....

To See The Results on Thursday...

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:47 PM

128. Done

Not from Minnesota myself but the family started out there when coming over on the boat so many years ago. There are still distant relatives living there.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:53 PM

129. It took several tries, but done and done! 100% support a full investigation and for him NOT

to resign. That must be the precedent here. FULL investigation before any HINT of a resignation. Let the chips fall where they may after that, but we're not losing this excellent Senator without at least a full inquiry.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:54 PM

130. Done!

I am so pissed off at the spineless Dems in the Senate right now! I'm a Minnesota resident and I want to elect my own damn senator, thank you very much. If the Alabama voters get to elect their guy, who is a child molester, why does our senator, allegedly guilty of something not even in the same universe, get railroaded out of his job when I, who helped elect him, don't get to weigh in on it?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 06:57 PM

131. Done!

Thanks for the link!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:08 PM

132. Done n/t

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:09 PM

133. Done!

Called his office, too.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:11 PM

134. Done

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Wed Dec 6, 2017, 07:19 PM

136. Done

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:02 PM

165. Done

Thanks for the link.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:04 PM

168. done!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:26 PM

175. Done

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:38 PM

177. #metoo - done!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:47 PM

178. NOT working for me right now.

It says....

The site is under WEBSITE TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE DUE TO MAINTENANCE.

Normal service will return soon.



His site/the server MUST be over run with emails.

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Response to LenaBaby61 (Reply #178)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 09:03 PM

183. Just emailed him and it was transmitted.

Having an extraordinarily crappy week personally so far. This supposed news just added to the crappiness.
All the nerves in my neck are locked up. But I was compelled to launch a missive to him to not resign.

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Response to sprinkleeninow (Reply #183)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 09:23 PM

185. Just emailed him and it was transmitted.

I'll be going back there NOW Thanks I've sent the link to buddies too, telling them to email Sen. Franken.

I have the worst headache. I just took two Tylenol. I'm definitely changing my party affiliation to Independent in January 2018. I have no use for a party who only fights now-and-then whose also so pious that they'd hang US, their constituents, out to dry because they're SO pious

Also, Dems roll over for thuglicans when thuglicans tell them to roll over. I'm also not sending Dems another dime either.

I think he'll resign because of the stampede by fellow Dems , but I'm still sending him an email of support

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Response to LenaBaby61 (Reply #185)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 09:40 PM

190. I hear ya.

I'm nearing the edge of my precipice, again. Haven't toppled over so far being pulled back by my fortitude and perseverance, I gather.

I am pooped out 'tho.

Feel better my sister/brother in humanity.

I'm gonna pop an aspirin or two myself. Not a young'un anymore and I scare myself lately how I let adverse stuff take hold of me.

Peace be unto you this nite.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 08:49 PM

179. Thank you for the link

Message of support has been sent.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 09:24 PM

186. Kick

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 09:24 PM

187. Done

Hope everyone here emails. I've been a fan of his since the first book. This is my very first post. It will be memorable. Praying he doesnt give in.

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Response to Leighbythesea (Reply #187)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 09:43 PM

191. Welcome to DU, Leighbythesea!

You're in good company here! We're glad to have you with us!

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Response to Rhiannon12866 (Reply #191)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 10:46 PM

193. Thanks Rhiannon!

Happy to be here

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Response to Leighbythesea (Reply #187)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 10:49 PM

194. Hey there!

Welcome to DU!

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Response to Egnever (Reply #194)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 02:39 AM

201. Thanks for the greeting

Watched closely for a year, glad to have joined!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 09:27 PM

188. done!

Thanks for making it so easy!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 09:28 PM

189. KICKING

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 11:39 PM

195. K&R! Already did this morning!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Dec 6, 2017, 11:43 PM

196. Done.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 03:10 AM

198. Done and done.

Although the whole exercise left me in a puddle of tears.

Like many of you, I ask all those holier-than-thou Democrats in Congress: WHERE'S THE OUTRAGE over Republican racists-pedophiles Roy Moore and Donald Trump? It's so typical that they would want to crucify one of their own over a half dozen, one-off improprieties that have yet to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

I'm about done with the Democratic Party. Without Franken, our most fearless, adept and masterful attack dog among all the jelly fish Democrats, if he resigns, we're doomed!

I'm gonna go have myself another good cry...

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 02:52 AM

202. Done and done

emailed and called

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