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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-08-05 06:45 PM
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Right wingers telling their own flock Miers is crony
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Subject: RUSH TRANSCRIPT: Right wingers telling their own flock Miers is crony

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The Republican National Committee and the White House held a joint mobilizing conference call to rally their most extreme right wing supporters behind Harriet Miers, their "get out of conviction on appeal" free card. We have prepared a rush transcript. Here is a typically chilling quote:

"He and she both understand that if she were to get on the court, and she were to rule in ways that are contrary to the way the president would want her to approach her role as a justice, it would be a deep personal betrayal, and would be perceived as such both by him and by her." >

This is absolutely nothing more than a patently crony nomination, and is perceived by even its supporters as exactly that and being sold as such. It is a matter of the utmost urgency that you communicate to your senators that this nomination is not worthy of any consideration at all on that basis alone. As if our members of Congress had not sold the people so far down the river already, do we really need ANOTHER lockstep administration loyalist on our Supreme Court?

And leading the charge once again to give away the farm is Harry Reid, who said "I'm very happy we have someone like her." At least Neville Chamberlain didn't say how happy he was that Poland was invaded. Reid must be removed immediately from any leadership role, as he is now compromised beyond any possible redemption. We need someone who will STAND UP against these outrages, not a cheerleader for the other side. While we are opposing Miers we must also tell our senators that Reid has GOT TO GO as minority leader.


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We all know how much the reactionaries love their talking points. Here are ours:


Have we not seen the disaster wrought by installation of hardcore administration cronies in positions of the highest responsibility? Must our Supreme Court go the way of New Orleans? There are many jobs in this world where you have to qualify to even GET a job interview. Surely a seat on our Supreme Court is one of them. Some say they need to hear what she has to say. That is just more of the same surrender babble, and is based on two false premises, that we don't ALREADY know where Miers stands, and that she will disclose anything meaningful under examination. There is nothing coming but another Roberts' style stonewall, and for all those reasons we say NO HEARING.


It's time to fight for what we really want on principle. It's time for those who would presume to represent us to take up that fight. And the American people will tolerate NO MORE extremist far right appointees to our Supreme Court. Every day Bush's popularity rating sinks to a new record low. It is only his totally corrupt party caucus, now with a temporary majority in the House of Representatives, that has prevented the initiation of impeachment proceedings already for his incompetence and malfeasance. We the people demand that any further nominees be no worse than true MODERATES. That's our position and we're sticking to it............
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Bernardo de La Paz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-08-05 07:21 PM
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