Republicans Cave Again! Huzzah!

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    So if I just heard that press conference correctly:

    3/7 judges confirmed
    Democrats get fillibuster in "Extreme circumstances"

    Perfect. Well that's that. Any good reasons why three should get a vote, and not the other four? And I can only imagine what would constitute "exreme circumstances". Talk about a loophole big enough to drive a truck through. Ted Kennedy: "You didn't buy me a drink! That's an extreme circumstance!"

    Well this is why McCain will never get the Republican presidential nomination. I would vote for a Democrat before that idiot, I swear to God. They couldn't just say "no more" could they. I suppose it was too much to hope for anyways.

    But I'm sounding so down! This is a happy day! I think I'll tune into the news for more of Bob "KKK" Byrd proclaiming how we just averted disaster!
     
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    The "Extreme circumstances" were going to be the Nuc. option tomorrow from what I heard today..So, to prevent it they gave 3, and you're right the GOP caved..
     
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    I don't see how this is considered caving in. As far as I'm concerned, getting 95% SHOULD have made you all happy. What this 'compromise' has done is kept the senate from bringing the peoples business to a grinding halt by giving the GOP 3 more judges than they should have gotten, unless janice rogers brown is included in the compromise.
     
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    not sure WHY I don't believe that. :rolleyes:
     
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    Unbeliveable. Dealing with the devil once again. McCain can kiss his presidential hopes goodbye.
     
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    Okay, maybe that was a little overreacting =)

    probly wouldn't vote tho.

    I can just imagine, what would Barbara Boxer or Ted Kennedy consider "extreme"?
     
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    An Oscar Nomination goes to the GOP for "Best impersonation of a minority party by a majority party" ----

    You know.... next time, I'm voting Conservative Party, not Republican

    Spineless jellyfish....

    WTF are these idiots afraid of? That the Democrats won't like them? Oooh what then? Robert Byrd won't invite them to his next cross burning or Hillary's next bra burning? Or perhaps Ted Kennedy might not let them play with his blowup dolls? Gee wiz, Michael Moore might make a film that says terrible and mean things about them and they might get their little ol' feeling hurt, and then they might cry! oh boo hoo hoo! It's so terrible to be a misunderstood Republican on Capital Hill, now that they're a majority party, the Democrats won't let them vote..... Probably what happened was that Hillary Clinton threatened to give them all swirlies and wedgies after Congress let out... that's what happened. She probably made them all give her a quarter too or else she would make them eat a bug....

    This has to be one of the sorriest bunch of shitheads I've ever voted for. By caving in to the Democrats, the Republicans are lining their own coffins with lead bricks. If the Democrats come back to power, they will not show one bit of restraint towards the Republicans, just like they did when they were in power.
     
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    Well in Ted Kennedy's case, spending 20 consecutive minutes sober or not hitting on a member of the opposite sex....

    Besides that, anything right of extreme left... like voting to limit a mother's right to an abortion before her baby reaches the age of 21.... like voting to limit the maximum tax rate to under 1,000%.... like pulling all of our troops out of every foreign country including Hawaii and Alaska.... like turning over our government to the UN.... like voting to deny felons, dead people, illegal aliens, your imaginary friend, primates, livestock and household pets the right to vote Democrat, like voting against getting the UN's, the Arabs', the Canadians' and the French's permission to use military force, have elections, teach our kids morals and using the bathroom, like being against the lowering of the age of consent to about 2 or 3 (hours), like being against nationalized healthcare, like being in favor of free enterprise and the right to private property, like being against requiring every child to take sex education, diversity training, feminist theory, queer theory, Marxist socialism, revisionist American history, AIDS awareness, sadomasochistic technique, the history of bondage and discipline, voodoo, Kali worship, pole dancing, and vegetarian cooking classes....

    in short, anything that a person who suffers from acute schizophrenic paranoid psychosis finds unreasonable.....
     
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    It is wonderful to see your reaction to the fuss over the Senate filibuster. Nothing about the history of the Senate, the longevity of the filibuster, the use by both parties over the years of the filibuster nor the thought that in the future the Republicans might need to filibuster troubles your minds. Just nuke the Democrats.

    You may be wrong but you are never in doubt.

    People behave the way they do because they get a payoff of some kind. I imagine that inside you are afraid and unsure. You project careless bravado and that makes you feel better.

    You fear looking honestly at issues and discussing them. You have no need to do that. The facts about issues are beside the point. Playing the role of macho toughs who are certain and who are never wrong is what you need. Rightwing propagandists know precisely what your needs are and they play to them to the hilt. they make fools of you. google Log Cabin Republicans. A verable old group that has been around for years.

    Its too bad that you are exposed and that others are aware of what you are doing.

    You're not tough. You are vunerable. You are not smart. You are clueless. You wouldn't know the first thing to do or say if you were on the Senate floor. Your big talk about the Republicans caving is just that. big talk.

    You have created your own little dogma here and you fiercely protect it because who knows what would happen to you if you were suddenly without it. Uncertainty is very frightening for you.

    When a wise person puts forward an idea only to be enlightened by someone else that they are wrong that person CHANGES THEIR MIND. They then are able to move forward smarter and wiser.

    When someone shows you people that there are other ways to think of an issue, rather then changing your minds you seek to attack that person and destroy them before their truth destroys your pitiful fragile world.

    Thats why you'll remain clueless. Fearful. Insecure. Loudmouthed. Exposed.
     
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    And did you hear those idiots?? "This is an issue of trust". THEY ACTUALLY SAID THAT. Who the hell would trust TED frickn' Kennedy? Any chance of getting another Pro-Life Supreme Court Justice just flew out the fickn' window. Actually scratch that. Republicans shived themselves in the back, then threw it out themselves.
     

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