Senator Brown to be called up?

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    I'm going back to bed, but just wanted to start this thread before I got beat to it.

    I just learned that the newly elected Senator Scott Brown is a Lt. Colonel in the National Guard.

    What is to keep the Dems from calling up his unit and shipping him off to Iraq to keep him from voting on Obamacare? :eusa_whistle:

    They wouldn't stoop that low... would they?

    Immie
     
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    If he's not ready to deploy in service to his country, he ought not to be in the Guard.
     
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    Why has he not already been called up and deployed?

    considering stop loss and all that.
     
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    There is no depth they will not sink to.
    but this would be counter productive.
     
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    So if he is called up it will be an Dem conspiracy that did it?
     
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    i have no doubt he could still place his vote if called up. teleconference or do senate proxy rules allow his vote to go forth even if he is not there. i think they do.

    that said, he is an enlisted reserve. if he gets called up, duty comes first and so does the reserves. that is how it works. don't like it, don't sign up.
     
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    If he was called up he could get Palin to fill in for him?
     
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    So is Immie lying when he said he was a Lt. Colonel?
     
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    I don't believe that senate rules allow proxy voting or teleconference voting.

    I am almost certain that you must be present in the chamber to cast a vote. I wonder how you can "have no doubt" about that point?
     
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    I do believe the rules state you must be there to vote.
    That would be perfect though; the perfect caricature for 2010 major party politics. I'm watching the Brown victory speech right now. It looks like a White Million Man March.
     

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