Democrats Have Shut Down the Government

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    Democrats Force Senate Into Iraq Meeting
    Nov 01 3:43 PM US/Eastern
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    By LIZ SIDOTI
    Associated Press Writer


    http://www.breitbart.com/news/2005/11/01/D8DJT7B80.html

    LOL They have completely lost their minds

    They are at their wits end........... :funnyface
     
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    i wish the dems would work to unite us rather than divide us
     
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    I sure hope the Republicans wake up, stop being nice guys, and slam the shit outta them!
     
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    It is now time for Senate Republicans to admit that the socialist Democrats will never be their friends no matter what they do to placate them. It time is time for the Republicans to start playing hardball with them and start removing pork projects they want from the budget, holding open hearings on the Valerie Plame matter and call Joe Wilson, Valerie Plame, Tenet, CIA employees with any knowlege about this matter, Novak, the liberal press who participated in the grand jury proceedings, put them under oath and watch what comes out! I smell treason here by some and it needs to be dealt with sooner not later. Republicans need to refuse any and all amendments to legislation offered by Democrats, in other words shut them down from having any say at all on any proceedings in the Senate except to be bystanders on the conduct of business as they enact legislation to move this country forward!

    It is past time that Republicans show with a great deal of force who won the election!!!
     
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    Now you were channeling Joan Baez there right?? ;)
     
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    I think manu would be more along the lines of the "Mommas and Poppas" "California Dreaming" since he is a Nevada defector to California... :rolleyes: :tng:
     
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    Hahaha! Okay, first of all, the Republicans currently in power have never tried to placate Dems. They could care less what the Dems think or say. They've passed every agenda that has come up so far and the President hasn't even used his veto power during his entire five year duration. Second, you may smell treason, but it's not from the reporters who reported it numbnuts! It's from the guys in the whitehouse who leaked the identity of a CIA spook! Get a clue! Stop reading so much Michelle Malkin and listening to so much Rush Limbaugh! Third, the Dems have already been shut down. They got shut down as soon as Republicans won majority control in every branch of the government last election. The only two things they can do is go along with what Republicans want to do or filibuster! Get a clue! This is a one-party country right now. You're not in a minority, the people who think like you are running things! All Dems can do until the next election is silently object from the sidelines.
     
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    If you haven't noticed, many of the policies passed by Republicans over the past five years haven't worked too well. I shudder to think what the country would be like if there was no dissenting voice in Congress right now to keep Neo-conservatism in check.

    And by the way, the name of this post is ridiculous. How could Dems have shut the government down if Republicans pass every piece of legislation they want? If Dems had any power at all, then at least there would be a little deadlock in Congress every now and then to ensure some actual debate over legislation.
     
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    Name one 'policy' which was 'passed' by a Republican in Federal Office, which has not done 'well'. For your opinion to be worth a shit, you've got to outline what 'well' means; how you measure and qualify outcomes based on the specific policy you cite. Further, your definition of 'well' must be quantifiable to be valid. That is to say, an argument "I don't like the tax breaks the Republican congress has approved." would be an invalid argument supporting a claim, should suggest the Tax breaks are 'policies' AND they were passed by 'The Republicans'. You would need to quantify and tell us exactly how the recent tax breaks have hurt the country, as a whole.

    Get it?

    :)
     
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    You mean like No Child left behind? Oh wait, Ted Kennedy wrote that bill...

    Or how about Campaign finance reform?

    Or the Medicare entitlement expansion?

    If you havent noticed these arent Conservative positions. So dont give me any BS that the Republicans havent been trying to placate the Democrats.
     

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