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Old 09-30-2008, 10:04 AM
 
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The Rs are truly pathetic. Their lying leaders say they bailed on the vote because "Nancy Pelosi used partisan language in her speech". OMG, you guys are supposed to be tough, supposed to be pitbulls. Instead you make a hockey mom look tough.

Pack your boxes, if any D is running against you in November you are toast.

Let's see, you've had the White House for 20 of the last 28 years, the House from '95 until '07, and still have a (60 vote) lock on the Senate. But we're supposed to believe that EVERYTHING that's gone wrong is the fault of Clinton and Pelosi. So much for the party of "personal responsibility".

Gotta get my check book out and send the max to Rahm Emmanuel. Time to retire you old fools.

golfgod
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:15 AM
 
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The republicans are showing that they have no stones. If they are truly changing their minds thanks to a speech then they are bigger p*****s than I thought. Cowards.

It's also no coincidence that most of the people who said no are in tightly contested races to remain in place.
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:23 AM
 
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The Rs are truly pathetic. Their lying leaders say they bailed on the vote because "Nancy Pelosi used partisan language in her speech". OMG, you guys are supposed to be tough, supposed to be pitbulls. Instead you make a hockey mom look tough.

Pack your boxes, if any D is running against you in November you are toast.

Let's see, you've had the White House for 20 of the last 28 years, the House from '95 until '07, and still have a (60 vote) lock on the Senate. But we're supposed to believe that EVERYTHING that's gone wrong is the fault of Clinton and Pelosi. So much for the party of "personal responsibility".

Gotta get my check book out and send the max to Rahm Emmanuel. Time to retire you old fools.

golfgod
You should blame Pelosi for being an idiot. We can do better than that bill.
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:25 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Pelosi is a socialist, but ironically God bless her for helping to choke off Bush's communist movement.
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:26 AM
 
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This is nothing more than an political ploy by the republicans, particularly those who are up for re-election. They know their constituents are not in favor of the bailout and they think this will provide them with an excuse for voting against it.

~ButterBrownBiscuit~
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:27 AM
 
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You should blame Pelosi for being an idiot. We can do better than that bill.
Perhaps so. But not; yesterday, with that Republican leadership, and that many Republican (and Democratic) House members in close districts.

If we can do better, why haven't we?

golfgod
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:27 AM
 
Location: Omaha
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both sides need to stop the partisanship, which Pelosi started and the Republicans continued in my opinion. I'm very frustrated with everyone, and this is NOT a failure of one side or the other, this is a failure of both sides to show us that on one of the most important issues our country has faced in recent memory, they can't vote together on a single act.
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:44 AM
 
Location: Home is where the heart is
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You should blame Pelosi for being an idiot.
Fair enough. She gave them an excuse to thumb their nose at McCain and then claim they were reacting to her. That was idiotic.

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We can do better than that bill.
Now that's a reasonable reason to vote "no."
Whining that "I changed my vote because she hurt my feelings" is not acceptable.

Of all of them, Eric Cantor's the one I really want to see booted. Talk about someone who cares about playing games but doesn't give a crap about his constituents. IMO, Cantor's just a little bit bitter about how the McCain camp treated his bid to be a VP candidate. And that's the real reason behind his "last minute vote change"--it was a game to trip up Pelosi (who he openly hates) and McCain (who he secretly hates) at the same time.
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:47 AM
 
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PaulySC wrote:

Perhaps so. But not; yesterday, with that Republican leadership, and that many Republican (and Democratic) House members in close districts.

If we can do better, why haven't we?

golfgod
Because it's politics as usual.
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Old 09-30-2008, 03:03 PM
 
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This is nothing more than an political ploy by the republicans, particularly those who are up for re-election. They know their constituents are not in favor of the bailout and they think this will provide them with an excuse for voting against it.

~ButterBrownBiscuit~
My conressman is a democrat and he voted againist the bill, them damn democrats, what a ploy...and he IS up for re-election.

Way do you people always have to point fingers? What about the 95 democtats that voted against this bill, could it be that they too had anything with the bill failing? Or is it to easy to forget the democrats could have passed this bill almost on their own?

You couldn't even get you own party to pass it! But some how it's all a republican thing because if failed....
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