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« on: February 04, 2009, 11:33:56 am »

http://www.pennlive.com/newsflash/pa/index.ssf?/base/news-70/1233697159184460.xml&storylist=penn

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The fact that it passed without a single no vote is remarkable. Very surprising but in a good way. There were a number of abstentions on purpose and/or absent members.

I originally thought that this passed with every member voting for it but I forgot for a minute that we have 203 members, not 192.  Tongue  I was going to say that it would be very odd to have some of the liberal members voting for this (and we have some far left wingers, too).
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« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2009, 11:34:44 am »

A shame that not a single Pennsylvanian Senate Democrat is not a DINO.
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« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2009, 01:04:07 pm »

A shame that not a single Pennsylvanian Senate Democrat is not a DINO.

I'm confused. What do you mean by that?
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« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2009, 01:06:49 pm »

A shame that not a single Pennsylvanian Senate Democrat is not a DINO.

I'm confused. What do you mean by that?

You need to read it a couple of times, I got a little mixed up as well.

You shouldn't use double negatives, people. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2009, 01:09:06 pm »

A shame that not a single Pennsylvanian Senate Democrat is not a DINO.

I'm confused. What do you mean by that?

You need to read it a couple of times, I got a little mixed up as well.

You shouldn't use double negatives, people. Smiley

1) This was a State House resolution, not a State Senate resolution.

2) As I mentioned earlier, several people obviously abstained in protest (or we have an unusually high number of absences). There are plenty of very liberal members of the State House here.
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« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2009, 01:17:58 pm »

What a joke. The PA House should be ashamed of themselves.
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« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2009, 02:19:31 pm »

I just don't get what Americans see in this racist drug runner.
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« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2009, 02:27:02 pm »

I just don't get what Americans see in this racist drug runner.

because you don't get Americans
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« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2009, 03:19:37 pm »

What a joke. The PA House should be ashamed of themselves.

"You know, if I listened to him long enough, I would be convinced that we're in an economic downturn, and that people are homeless, and people are going without food and medical attention, and that we've got to do something about the unemployed."

Oh yes, he's worth celebration.
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« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2009, 03:30:59 pm »

Ew.
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« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2009, 03:43:14 pm »

Ronald 'The poor are homeless by choice' Reagan?

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« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2009, 04:10:28 pm »

Want to get a Holiday sell weapons to an arch enemy and use those funds to help out a bunch of rebels who killed women and children.....
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« Reply #12 on: February 04, 2009, 05:04:25 pm »

I am gonna move to New England!...I swear I will!....eventually...after....ehh screw it Im just stay and live it. Tongue
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« Reply #13 on: February 04, 2009, 05:23:03 pm »

lol PA House lol. Fail.

Let's have Francois Mitterrand Day now!
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« Reply #14 on: February 04, 2009, 05:39:24 pm »

lol PA House lol. Fail.

Let's have Francois Mitterrand Day now!

This is done elsewhere, you know.
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« Reply #15 on: February 04, 2009, 05:46:05 pm »

Ronald Reagan Day. Sounds like a bad horror movie.



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« Reply #16 on: February 04, 2009, 07:19:44 pm »

lol PA House lol. Fail.

Let's have Francois Mitterrand Day now!

Now, now, that's not fair. Mitterand did have some positive achievements as President.
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« Reply #17 on: February 04, 2009, 07:26:00 pm »

"Trees cause more pollution than automobiles"

American hero.
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« Reply #18 on: February 04, 2009, 07:40:14 pm »

"Trees cause more pollution than automobiles"

American hero.
It is a shame that the inner-mountain west ate that shit up. I hate my state for not re-electing FF's that protect the environment like Frank Church.
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« Reply #19 on: February 04, 2009, 07:41:22 pm »

Ronald Reagan's existence was a crime against humanity.
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« Reply #20 on: February 04, 2009, 07:52:53 pm »

Ronald Reagan's existence was a crime against humanity.
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« Reply #21 on: February 04, 2009, 07:59:55 pm »

Ronald Reagan's existence was a crime against humanity.
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« Reply #22 on: February 04, 2009, 10:42:54 pm »

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« Reply #23 on: February 04, 2009, 11:07:14 pm »

His presidency was a crime against humanity, but his existence in and of itself wasn't that bad.
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« Reply #24 on: February 04, 2009, 11:13:02 pm »

The problem with Democrats is that they are way too much into bipartisanship. Bi-partisanship means giving the Republicans whatever they want.
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