Re: Pagan | 3:13 p.m. Feb. 17, 2011Obviously, Pagan, all Republicans
wear black and can do no good while all Democrats are saints, wear white, and
can do no bad.Any chance that you're just a tad biased?
'Having said that, if it is a willful absense to avoid a vote, they should
simply count the votes in actual attendence.' - Conservative Veteran | 2:39 p.m.
Feb. 17, 2011 How is this any different from Republican action to
stop ANY form of legislation before the 2010 midterms? 'When
Republicans were a Senate minority in 1991-1992, there were 59 cloture
(filibuster) filings. When President Clinton took office, with Republicans
remaining the minority in the Senate, that number shot up to 80 in 1993-1994.When Democrats reclaimed the Senate majority in the 2006 midterm
elections, cloture filings shot up from 68 in 2005-2006 to a record 139 in
2007-2008.''The Rise Of Cloture: How GOP Filibuster Threats Have
Changed The Senate' - Ben Frumin and Jason Reif - Talking Points Memo -
01/27/10 I agree, they should have voted, but everyone seems upset
about this one state... whereas Republicans have tried, and succeded
in stoping the entire country! Without a whisper from the very same
If they couldn't attend due to a dissaster of some sort, I could agree they
should postpone the vote until they could have a majority of elected officials
with a vote to count.Having said that, if it is a willful absense to
avoid a vote, they should simply count the votes in actual attendence.I sure hope we do not have a similar loophole in our state legislature. If we
do, it should be corrected before a similar action were to happen here!
"The story around the world is the rush to democracy," said Democratic
Sen. Bob Jauch of Poplar. "The story in Wisconsin is the end of the
democratic process."Isn't democracy; "the majority rules?"
So how is this the end of democracy if the majority of the people want this?
Blacks have been voting democrat for 50 years and they still oppressed and
broke" ~Charles Barkley
Reagan Fired the Air Traffic Controllers and The Democrats still fly.My guess is, if this bill passes, there will still be Wisconsin teachers still
teaching and WDOT workers will still lean on their shovels.
Go and do your duty. Vote. Either yes or no, but please go vote and perform your