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October 19, 2006

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Ed Friedemann

“Everything our party has achieved in the past six years is at risk of being lost in just one day.”

Is Kansas GOP Sen. Sam Brownback so blind that he can't see all the damage that Bush and his GOP Congress has done. That statement of his is so outrageous as to be insulting. Our Constitution is hanging by a thread thanks, in part, to Sen. Sam Brownback poor judgement.

It's difficult to understand how brazen those insulting comments are to loyal Americans. And I mean anyone who deliberately undermines the US Constitution is suspect as well they should be.

I find his comments to be offensive, coming from a member of the US Senate. Well beyond the pale of politics.


ddub

Everything they've 'achieved?' Come on, Sam. Too easy.

jenniferm

Actually the GOP has been in control of Congress for longer than 6 years---so Sam must be referring to the POTUS only.

I would like to see the entire email, because I would be curious to know if he took any responsibility for where his party is at with the voters right now.

LMAO

Heck yes - they are desparate.

If they are losing people like me who drank the kool-aid for six years, they are in big trouble.

Iraq is a disaster:
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,222357,00.html
"Attacks in Baghdad up 22 percent . . "

This is a disgrace & I will be voting for Claire!

Go Claire!

John Evans

These guys are scared to death. Must be hell to lose power like that. Rove's surely got the software in the machines fixed for a Republican Rally. I guess their just anxious about whether or not it will work as planned. Rove and Bush have grins on their face as they say they are confident they'll keep both houses. We had better use the exit polls to hold their feet to the fire. I believe the whole country is turning on them. They are getting laughed out of Debates. Students are starting to stand up to them when they speak at their colleges. I love it. This is the America I remember and love. Sad that these same people may now be imprisoned for speaking out. We had better act fast to grab hold of our country for it is swiftly being pulled away from us. This election Machine debacle is a serious problem that we must get past. Earlier this year the California's 50th district had a special election and the Republicans swore in their candidate while the votes were still being counted. A federal Judge threw out a challenge to the election saying that once sworn in the State had no recourse. It was up to congress to handle it. If they try this we will have no way to challenge it. I don't know how many people are concerned about this but I feel that it is the most pressing threat to our nation. If we cannot have a fair counting of votes then we are no longer living in a Free and open society. It is an illusion. Whatever they tell you is the truth. This is right out of Orwells 1984. Thomas Jefferson would have a fit.

LMAO

"Heck yes - they are desparate.

If they are losing people like me who drank the kool-aid for six years, they are in big trouble.

Iraq is a disaster:
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,222357,00.html
"Attacks in Baghdad up 22 percent . . "

This is a disgrace & I will be voting for Claire!

Go Claire!" I DIDN'T SAY THIS INSTEAD STRENGHTENS MY VOTE FOR TALENT WHEN THAT SIDE USES THESE TACTICS.

JENNIFERM: THIS IS THE TYPICAL "AROUSAL" I WAS REFERRING TO. THIS PERSON DOESN'T LIKE MY POSITIONS SO RATHER THAN HAVE A MATURE DEBATE, THEY STOOP TO THE LEVEL OF TRYING TO SMEAR SOMEONE TO SHUT THEM UP. GOTTA LOVE THE INTEGRITY OF THE FAR-LEFT!

LMAO

"We had better use the exit polls to hold their feet to the fire."

HELL WHY EVEN BOTHER HAVING THE ELECTIONS LETS JUST GO OFF OF WHAT THE POLLS SAY?

I really haven't seen much by way of "mature debate" from LMAO.

But I guess it's never too late to start.

sounds like a call to arms. after all, it is campaign season. hasn't everyone received an appeal from a nat'l party before? c'mon now. this is not news.

Ed Friedemann

The Bushco bunch know that they're in trouble and shame on us if we let-up and don't get out the vote. Keep in mind, that there is no dirty trick this bunch won't pull, and every vote counts.

If Democrats don't have transportation, see to it that they do.

I've never seen the United States in this much trouble in all my years.

We are as close to becoming a dictatorship as it gets and only Democrats can save the lot of us.

Another two years of an uncontrolled Bush and we can all kiss American Constitutional Government goodbye.

John Evans

LMAO, welcome brother to the real world. I picked up Seymore Hersh's book Chain of Command when it came out awhile back and it did'nt paint a pretty picture. These guys never wanted a legitimate government. It would have made it hard to steal. They went in and looted Iraq for everything they could get. At the same time they were ransacking the money we sent over there to rebuild. There are Billions of dollars that just vanished. No one has a clue to where it went. It was a fraud on the United States and the World. Then came the abuses at Abu Graib. There is much worse that is not being put out. Raping of Children to make their parents talk is the worse I can think of. Is this the way to win hearts and minds.
There was talk of torture coming from the Top right from the beginning. The torture memos. Now we have young soldiers sitting in prison and the real culprits are living high on the hog. Sitting back laughing at how they are going to steal another election. And what can we do? There is no way to verifie these elections anymore. No muss no fuss. We cannot even have experts analyse the software to make sure it is legitimately counting the votes. We are in a mess no matter how many people vote against them but I welcome all to the party.

John Evans

Lamo I did'nt think it sounded right. I just figured that maybe you only watched Fox news and did'nt realize that we are really in a mess. I was wrong. You obviously don't give a damn. Here re a few quotes from the past. They ring so true.

“He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, senseless brutality, deplorable love-of-country stance, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action! It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.”
— Albert Einstein

I love Alberts quotes.

“It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government.”
— Thomas Paine

Naturally, the common people don’t want war: neither in Russia, nor in England, nor for that matter in Germany. That is understood. But after all it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship…Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger.”
— Leading Nazi leader, Hermann Goering, at the Nuremberg Trials before he was sentenced to death

“I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies…if the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of currency...the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children will wake up homeless on the continent that their fathers conquered.”
— Thomas Jefferson

Ed Friedemann

In a "perfect world"


Bush: " If the Democrats are elected, they fix everything we've screwed-up in the last 6 years."

Yee Haa...........

ern

Don't celebrate yet. Wait until the day after to talk about change.

crd

no sh*t.

notepad

Should the repugs become the minority, don't for a minute imagine they will dry up and blow away. They have spent several decades building their machine and it won't be destroyed by one election. Don't even begin to imagine that they will repent their rapaciousness. Their single-minded pursuit of what is yours will not stop until they have completed their gutting of our country. Well, I guess they figure it's their country and we're just in the way.

The day after the coming election should not be wasted celebrating, it should be spent planning how to preserve what small gain may take place, or worse, how to survive until the next opportunity to force change presents itself.

I agree notepad and I will not let up after this election. And I will hold my Dems accountable too. At least they respond to my letters and calls though.

LMAO

I GIVE UP

Ern

It needs to be about elevating the conversation and not about an us versus them mentality. That's what got us into this mess.

John Evans

Once we get the Rethugs out we must cleans our party of those who voted for this Detainee Bill and the patriot act. I understand they were under pressure from the right of being seen as soft on terror but they should have rejected this nonsense and explained their votes. The Republicans have consistantly attacked our Freedom. They deserve none. As far as I am concerned they should be strung up on the whitehouse lawn. Anyone who supports them does not deserve the freedom they had.

"In these sentiments, Sir, I agree to this Constitution, with all its faults, — if they are such; because I think a general Government necessary for us, and there is no form of government but what may be a blessing to the people, if well administered; and I believe, farther, that this is likely to be well administered for a course of years, and can only end in despotism, as other forms have done before it, when the people shall become so corrupted as to need despotic government, being incapable of any other."
— Benjamin Franklin
Speech at the Constitutional Convention, at the Conclusion of its Deliberations.

Ern

Thats exactly why they need to be treated better. What do the terrorists not like about America? Our freedoms. So to combat terrorism, what do we do? Take away our freedoms. How much sense does that make? It's almost as tragic as Saddam not keeping the proper paperwork.

aqua

Don't give up LMAO.

Senator Brownback is just making sure the Republicans and Conservatives get out and vote. He knows that alot of us feel just like you LMAO. We are very tired of all the negative energy being produced by the Liberals. This is all part of their energy-sapping hopes.

If you can't handle their irrational banters, just leave for a while. Get a breath of fresh air and come back to let these liberals know the truth. We do this first by getting out the vote.

Liberals are stinking up this country with all the negative, non-contributing bantering.

Liberals have no answers or nurturing spirit to move forward.

These Liberals are going to go balistic when the Republicans retain BOTH the House and Senate.

I'm all for taking a look at mistakes. But we must move forward. Here we are today. Where do we want to be tomorrow? How do we get there?

John Evans

Yes we are going to go ballistic if the Republicans hold the house because they will have stole it. This is not going to go as usual. Just what truth are you talking about. All I hear is constant denial of truth and repeating of lies from the right wing. I've noticed that everyone who doesn't agree with them is considered radical left wing. True conservatives are turning against these people. I am a moderate but the right wing tries to portray me as a left winger. You are painting yourselves into a corner. Notice how few of you there are on this site. The rest of us see the corruption and want it to stop. Be Proud and Lame ass want to move foward with it. They are morally challenged people. Weak and spineless. I hope Bush and Co end up at the Haige facing war crimes. One way or another they will be held accountable. It is time to stop the madness and get them out if we have to go to Washington and drag them out kicking and screaming. They are leeches. Incompetent at every level.

southerngirl

I am GOP and I am not scared about this election at all...if you think about it, Brownback's comment will only fire up the 72 workers more..its like Tony LaRussa saying in game 7, everything we worked for can end here..gee get a clue, things are looking up for JIm, he is getting great response to last debate in media, and it was even on national media last night...so LMAO don't give up, especially on the blogs, you know how some are by now here, I just ignore the regular repeated junk and look for the well written comment. Hang around lmao it only gets better till election day...

and of course the old conspiracy theory that we can't win because of the voters..lol a dem won't admit that 72 plan of the gop works, but they sure are trying to mimic it this time...let the conspiracy theories fly, as long as Jim gets his 6 more years, I don't care what they whine about..and Claire will go home to hubby.

John Evans

Oh now Southerngirl call truth junk. Somehow we already knew that she felt this way. Only lies and propaganda get her going. Talent will only win if the steal the votes. This time it will be their downfall for we are going to watch the exit polls. If the Democrats have to go to the streets along with good Republicans who are sick of the lies and take our country back then we will. I am furious along with 70 percent of America over the Destruction of out Constitution. They have no moral values left to run on. Only a party of greed and corruption. Give up Lame-o. Your arguements are lame. Well your statements anyway for you have no arguments that I can see. Only Denial and cheerleading.

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