Immunity Granted

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    In case anyone was wondering ... Obama voted for it.

    McCain, once again, wasn't there to vote ....
     
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    I'm disappointed.
     
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    In the result of the vote or in this ... ?

    Statement from Senator Obama?s Office on the FISA Bill | U.S. Senator Barack Obama
     
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    Just under a third of the Senate, including presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, supported an amendment proposed by Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., that would have stripped immunity from the bill. It was defeated on a 32-66 vote. Presumptive Republican nominee John McCain did not vote.
     
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    I'm disappointed because it was wrong to give them immunity. And I don't understand why Obama voted the way he did other than he's pandering to the right.
     
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    **busara walks off angrily**
     
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    Hmmm ... I'm a bit confused now ...

    It seemed to me that even though he voted for the amendments to strike the immunity he still ended up voting for the bill that granted immunity ...
     
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    I can understand that.

    I'm not thrilled that the telecoms are getting a pass here either ...

    I just wish Obama would be more principled with his votes.
     
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    If they're supposed to help the gov't to catch terrorists, they should be immune from being held financially responsible by the people they listen to.

    It makes sense to me.
     

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