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Sciteach said:
Not democrats, they have none. BTW, aren't you a democrat? :poke:
You're thinking about jimbob now? Bit slutty aren't you? :)
 

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"Did the resolution contain the language the most Democrats would have liked? No."

This is the only line that means anything in that article. As anyone who has spent any time studying the legislative process can tell you, resolutions are often used to corner one's opponents into positions that might appear to be contrary to their stated views, when -- in fact -- they are nothing more than distortions of the original intent of the opponent in question.

It's the same strategy used in hanging amendments on a bill until the bill's original sponsors and/or supporters can no longer vote for it because so much other garbage would also pass into law.

But please, don't let any of this get in the way of your in-depth analysis of this particular piece of legislative sleight-of-hand.
 

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Yup, the resolution was as much BS as some Dems call for us to get out of Iraq immediately. BTW, the sleight-of-hand was on both sides, typical politcal BS.
 

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JazzMat said:
"Did the resolution contain the language the most Democrats would have liked? No."

This is the only line that means anything in that article. As anyone who has spent any time studying the legislative process can tell you, resolutions are often used to corner one's opponents into positions that might appear to be contrary to their stated views, when -- in fact -- they are nothing more than distortions of the original intent of the opponent in question.

It's the same strategy used in hanging amendments on a bill until the bill's original sponsors and/or supporters can no longer vote for it because so much other garbage would also pass into law.

But please, don't let any of this get in the way of your in-depth analysis of this particular piece of legislative sleight-of-hand.
Who said anything about "in-depth analysis". I just thought it was pretty funny that all week they have been harping "get out now!!!" When its put to a vote only three would vote for it. I don't care how you word it, if the call is for immediate withdraw, it would never pass. Not even a majority of democrats are dumb enough to vote for that. They will talk the political talk, but when the voting happens and reality hits, the BS walks.
 
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