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Dem sees racial bias in defeat of Obama pick [the Left has run out of arguments]
The Hill ^ | March 5, 2014 | Ramsey Cox

Posted on 03/06/2014 1:56:23 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said Wednesday's rejection of a nominee for the Justice Department revealed a racial "double standard."

Harkin said the Republican opposition to Debo Adegbile, President Obama's choice to lead Justice's Civil Rights division, was hypocritical, given their support for Supreme Court Justice John Roberts, who had defended convicted criminals before joining the bench.

“Here is the message we sent today: if you’re a young white person and you go to work for a law firm, you’re a lawyer sworn into the bar … and a law firm assigns you to defend a person who killed eight people in cold blood … you might wind up to be the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court."

"However, if you are a young black person and you go to work for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and they assign you to appeal a case of someone who committed a heinous murder … the message sent today is don’t do it … if you keep your legal obligations with your profession you will be denied the opportunity to be an assistant Attorney General.

“Shame on this Senate,” Harkin said. “We have a terrible double standard.”

The nomination of Adegbil, who is black, was rejected in a 47-52 vote. Seven Democrats broke ranks to oppose his nomination.

Republicans argued Adegbile was “unfit to serve” because of his legal work in support of Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was convicted in 1981 of killing Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner.

Adegbile was the director of litigation for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) when it worked to commute Abu-Jamal’s death sentence. Faulkner’s widow, the Fraternal Order of Police and Republicans argued this should disqualify him from the Justice job, while supporters warned a rejection would set a dangerous precedent of punishing lawyers for doing their jobs.

Obama called the vote against Adegbile a "travesty," and accused lawmakers of succumbing to "wildly unfair character attacks against a good and qualified public servant."

"The fact that his nomination was defeated solely based on his legal representation of a defendant runs contrary to a fundamental principle of our system of justice — and those who voted against his nomination denied the American people an outstanding public servant," Obama said.

Harkin said Adegbile's work on the Abu-Jamal case was irrelevant to his nomination.

“The Supreme Court Justice defended someone who committed mass murder,” Harkin said. “Did we here one peep from the [Republican] side? No … and rightfully so. It should never have been an issue.”


TOPICS: Government; History; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: deboadegbile; harryreid; mumiaabujamal; nevada; racebaiters; racialbias; racism
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Now they're pushing "Environmental Racism." This is lined nicely to be paired with Podesta's EPA/Whitehouse push toward more regulations and certainly compensation (throw money at local politicians). Note too, how the "environment," "housing" and "health" will be joined at the hip in the future. In time, there will be racial quotas in every community.

Environmental racism: ‘New frontline’ of human rights "Environmental justice activists are calling attention to what they say is the new frontline of the human rights struggle — chemical contamination of communities of color — what some groups have dubbed environmental racism.

“When corporations decide where to build chemical plants, landfills, or water treatment plants where chemicals leach, they most often choose low income communities of color,” Richard Moore, a long-time civil rights and environmental justice leader with the Environmental Justice and Health Alliance for Chemical Policy Reform, said in a statement.

“This is the next frontier of the Civil Rights Movement,” Michele Roberts, co-coordinator for the alliance, told the Afro American Newspaper. “People of color and the poor have borne the brunt of exposure to toxins and have a disproportionate share of health issues because of the prevalence of chemical sites in their communities. You even have people migrating because they are losing their communities.”............

1 posted on 03/06/2014 1:56:24 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

imo, “The left” has never even HAD an argument.
Lying,
Legerdemain,
Appeals to base passion and covetousness,

Then the bootheel.

It has been so for a hundred years.


2 posted on 03/06/2014 2:12:48 AM PST by spankalib ("I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.")
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To: spankalib

Good points.

How about, “the Left is stuck on stupid?”


3 posted on 03/06/2014 2:19:46 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Well yeah, insofar as evil IS inherently “stupid”, because evil is basically “selfish”.
Selfishness imposes blinders - where the evil one(s) can see ONLY “ahead” - toward their (usual) goal of acquiring power, and are unable to grasp, consider, or even “look at” that which is whole, beautiful, or true. They fear that which is “good” - because it is “other” to them. (the blinders having restricted them to other views). Having chosen to turn their heads, harden their hearts for so long, “good” ultimately escapes them...

Gahh! I’m a ramblin idiot today! Forgive me!
Too much coffee :)
(more dissection of exactly what mental disease possesses them is in my profile)
Cheers!


4 posted on 03/06/2014 2:36:01 AM PST by spankalib ("I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
“When corporations decide where to build chemical plants, landfills, or water treatment plants where chemicals leach, they most often choose low income communities of color,”

That's because the rich lawyers (of color or not) don't want to live next to a landfill. It gets NIMBY'd along until someone just doesn't have the juice to stop it.

5 posted on 03/06/2014 2:37:37 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

He should say that to the relatives of the police officer killed by Mumia Jabal(sp?).


6 posted on 03/06/2014 2:40:10 AM PST by RginTN
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Harkin said the Republican opposition to Debo Adegbile ...

But curiously no mention by Harkin of the Democrat opposition to him ...

With the new filibuster rules in place and the Dems still holding a majority in the Senate, the guy should have been confirmed in a walkover.

Instead he ran right into a wall of BIPARTISAN opposition.
7 posted on 03/06/2014 2:48:28 AM PST by tanknetter
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

He (a civil rights attorney) filed an Amicus Brief along with others regarding the incorrect jury instructions during the sentencing phase of the convicted cop killer. Furthermore, they filed that brief some 20 years after the conviction and reportedly based on new evidence. There is nothing wrong with that.

The conviction was upheld, the sentence commuted to life in prison, appealed by the state, remanded back to the lesser court for reconsideration. Commutation upheld ... end of story.

Now, what’s not being pointed out and becomes obvious once you read the history of this case is that both the murderer and the rejected nominee are both very very well connected on the left and there was an international effort to have the murderer’s sentence commuted.

Now, after a day of reading regarding this case I surmise that the rejected nominee was being groomed to eventually replace Holder, and that he was chosen because of his philosophical similarity with Holder and would toe the current line — that blacks cannot be racist, that most whites are racist whether they know it or not and that he was going to go up there and *not* represent all the people, just merely the black ones, just as holder has.


8 posted on 03/06/2014 2:50:09 AM PST by Usagi_yo (Standardization is an Evolutionary dead end.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Nathan Bedford's first Maxim of American politics:

All politics in America is not local but ultimately racial


9 posted on 03/06/2014 3:11:30 AM PST by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: nathanbedford

More and more people don’t play the racist game anymore.


10 posted on 03/06/2014 3:18:19 AM PST by ebshumidors
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To: nathanbedford
All politics in America is not local but ultimately racial

There is a lot of truth in that. Hence the hundreds if not thousands of racial political and lobbying groups.

11 posted on 03/06/2014 3:20:33 AM PST by Altura Ct.
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Of course...under obamacare, the democrats and their socialist policies, why would you need a doctor when any old train will do?

The dead are already piling up under obama and the democrat's healthcare disaster. The voices of the dead and dying cry out for justice.


12 posted on 03/06/2014 3:26:26 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; sickoflibs; GOPJ; Grampa Dave; Just mythoughts; justiceseeker93
Obama's biggest faux pas was sending Biden to the hanging(ostensibly to cast the deciding vote). Instead Biden was forced to relate the bad news----the nominee was defeated BY FELLOW DEMOCRATS.

Man, those Republicans are looking good---without even half trying......doing nothing IS a good strategy.

WHO KNEW Dumbocrats were so adept at self-immolation? ROTFLOL.

13 posted on 03/06/2014 3:31:40 AM PST by Liz
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To: spankalib
.........."The title of Hillary’s thesis was “There Is Only the Fight: An Analysis of the Alinsky Model.” In this title she had singled out the single most important Alinsky contribution to the radical cause - his embrace of political nihilism. An SDS radical once wrote, “The issue is never the issue. The issue is always the revolution.”

In other words the cause - whether inner city blacks or women - is never the real cause, but only an occasion to advance the real cause which is the accumulation of power to make the revolution. That was the all consuming focus of Alinsky and his radicals.

Guided by Alinsky principles, post-Communist radicals are not idealists but Machiavellians. Their focus is on means rather than ends, and therefore they are not bound by organizational orthodoxies in the way their admired Marxist forebears were. Within the framework of their revolutionary agenda, they are flexible and opportunistic and will say anything (and pretend to be anything) to get what they want, which is resources and power."....... 2009 Barack Obama's Rules for Revolution: The Alinsky Model by David Horowitz

14 posted on 03/06/2014 3:31:44 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: ebshumidors
Maybe that is because there is such a large pool of potential recruits.


15 posted on 03/06/2014 3:35:02 AM PST by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: Liz

The Fraternal Order of Police LEANED REAL HARD on those Democrats. Imagine interfacing with this Obama pick as head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights division? What’s shocking to me is after those vulnerable Democrats saw how things were falling apart - that the Democratic Party Caucus wasn’t holding together, why in the hell didn’t they change their votes to “No?” Must be that the race-baiters and Harry Reid have a bigger lock on them than the FOP.


16 posted on 03/06/2014 3:38:40 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: ebshumidors
I see very little evidence that the world is abandoning racialism as a means to political advantage.

As fate would have it just seconds ago this headline popped up on the thread:

Is racism making you FAT? Victims of prejudice are at greater risk of obesity

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3130133/posts

Apparently fat people had not got the memorandum.


17 posted on 03/06/2014 3:39:59 AM PST by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Yeah----and the beauty thing is---those aye votin' Dumbos will have to face the FOP and other L/E groups in their districts come November.

What’s shocking to me is after those vulnerable Democrats saw how things were falling apart - that the Democratic Party Caucus wasn’t holding together, why in the hell didn’t they change their votes to “No?” Must be that the race-baiters and Harry Reid have a bigger lock on them than the FOP.

My take if that during the vote, the Dumbos were still in lock-stepping formation. Poor things were blind-sided b/c they were smartly saluting der leader. ROTFLOL.

18 posted on 03/06/2014 3:53:17 AM PST by Liz
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To: Usagi_yo
Exactly. Defending Mumia was part this guy's praxis. He did it out of a sense of mission and it follows straight from his racialist ideology. Equating this guy with Roberts, and then adding in the racism accusation, is so dishonest that I think even some Rats might be put off by it.
19 posted on 03/06/2014 3:53:26 AM PST by Yardstick
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To: All
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20 posted on 03/06/2014 3:53:31 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Dems see racial bias in everything.


21 posted on 03/06/2014 3:56:31 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: Usagi_yo
.....Now, after a day of reading regarding this case I surmise that the rejected nominee was being groomed to eventually replace Holder, and that he was chosen because of his philosophical similarity with Holder and would toe the current line — that blacks cannot be racist, that most whites are racist whether they know it or not and that he was going to go up there and *not* represent all the people, just merely the black ones, just as holder has.

Interesting. It certainly would line up with this administration's "in your face" appointments and job promotions -- how they reward radicals and lawbreakers.

22 posted on 03/06/2014 3:56:57 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Liz; All

Roll Call: “Not even Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. could convince an in-cycle Senate Democrat from his home state to switch his vote and support embattled Department of Justice nominee Debo P. Adegbile.

In the view of Democratic optimists, Biden had made a rare and impromptu appearance at the Capitol on Wednesday to cast a potential tie-breaking vote for Adegbile. But in reality, Biden served as the last-ditch salesman from the administration, futilely chatting up members such as Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., inside the Senate chamber. Coons was one of seven Democrats to join Republicans to block Adegbile from being the next assistant attorney general for the Civil Rights Division of the DOJ.

The scene on the floor underscored a new political reality for Senate Democrats. In a “post-nuclear option” world where up-and-down votes now reign, Democrats often will carry the full burden of filling administration posts — and the Republicans will not be afraid to make political gold from tenuous straw to do it....................”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3130141/posts


23 posted on 03/06/2014 4:13:51 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; flaglady47; seekthetruth; pax_vobiscum; mickie; Maine Mariner
I'll bet that Supreme Court Justice John Roberts just loved to see his name dragged into the mud in this vituperative affair with a low-blow slam by the ever-vicious Tom Harkin.

On the other hand, I can't think of a more deserving target for a slam of any kind than Roberts, the Fairy Godfather of ObamaCare.

Leni

24 posted on 03/06/2014 4:30:19 AM PST by MinuteGal
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To: nathanbedford

NBF, I think there’s a difference between the world and the media. “Racist” is swiftly losing its cache.


25 posted on 03/06/2014 4:42:05 AM PST by ebshumidors
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The issue is never the issue...here, you see evil giving itself PERMISSION to lie (it’s all for the “cause” doncha know) -

The darkness of heart required to embrace such evil - to “internalize” it - can only be of the devil (the book’s ‘dedication’)...

Is it any wonder that killing babies is their sacrament - or that everything they touch is destroyed?
God help us.


26 posted on 03/06/2014 5:07:04 AM PST by spankalib ("I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.")
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To: tanknetter

‘ell froze over. We paid dearly for this laugh. The rats have the runs. Karma must be female as at times she might be a little slow on the up take.


27 posted on 03/06/2014 5:10:18 AM PST by V K Lee
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To: Usagi_yo

I think you’re on to something.
This guy was the next Holder...


28 posted on 03/06/2014 5:11:29 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: nathanbedford

Re your post #9, I think your maxim is absolutely correct. It seems that almost everything in American politics has a racism angle.


29 posted on 03/06/2014 5:38:00 AM PST by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: OldPossum

The default position of the American Left wing is racism. It is cheap, easy and effective. The downside is that it tears the country apart and continues to demean human beings, black and white.


30 posted on 03/06/2014 5:42:36 AM PST by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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To: OldPossum

The default position of the American Left wing is racism. It is cheap, easy and effective. The downside is that it tears the country apart and continues to demean human beings, black and white.


31 posted on 03/06/2014 5:45:02 AM PST by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; SunkenCiv; Liz; LottieDah; left that other site; ml/nj; ExTexasRedhead; ...
The only thing surprising about this story is that seven Senate Democrats broke from Obama to oppose this nominee. Could they be running for re-election this year and vulnerable? Wow, they're not even giving their names in the article. Wonder why.

Another silver lining: Harkin, the Dem senator playing the race card here, is retiring at the end of the year.

32 posted on 03/06/2014 6:23:48 AM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

The long over used “race card” is the last refuge of a scoundrel. When that is played, it is a sure sign that the debate is over and lost.

“The only thing surprising about this story is that seven Senate Democrats broke from Obama to oppose this nominee. Could they be running for re-election this year and vulnerable? Wow, they’re not even giving their names in the article. Wonder why.”

I think that the reason for omission is simple. provide cover for these RATs.

Here is the list:
Democrats Bob Casey of Pennsylvania
Chris Coons of Delaware
Joe Donnelly of Indiana
Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota
Joe Manchin III of West Virginia
Mark Pryor of Arkansas
John Walsh of Montana
Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., also voted no in order to preserve his right to reconsider the vote.


33 posted on 03/06/2014 6:37:40 AM PST by Howie66 (John Wayne McCornyn...he's just like US! Honest!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

FRY MUMIA


34 posted on 03/06/2014 6:40:43 AM PST by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Smokin' Joe
“When corporations decide where to build chemical plants, landfills, or water treatment plants where chemicals leach, they most often choose low income communities of color,”

The upside of being in a black community is property taxes will be lower and housing cheaper. That helps blacks. The downside is higher crime rates and the attraction of cheap land - a draw for many undesirable industries. That's the downside.

There's a price for living at any level - bottom - middle - or top - - pick your poison ...

35 posted on 03/06/2014 7:04:13 AM PST by GOPJ ("Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), always currying favor with the press...."(nailed) - William Bigelow)
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To: Liz; ml/nj; Eleutheria5; ExTexasRedhead; Impy; InterceptPoint; fieldmarshaldj; randita; ...
...the nominee was defeated BY FELLOW DEMOCRATS.

WHO KNEW Dumbocrats were so adept at self-immolation?

Yes, I can't recall the last time that Democrats in the Senate helped to defeat anything - legislation or a nominee - that the Obama White House wanted. This could even be the first time it's happened. So it's a pleasant surprise for us, and an indicator that Zero finally might be losing his all-powerful grip on his own party.

They probably had Harkin come out to the media with his racial diatribe, rather than Reid, because Harkin is retiring and has nothing politically to lose at this point.

Now who were those seven Dems who voted against the nominee? Bet you that all or most of them are running for re-election in tough races this year.

36 posted on 03/06/2014 7:29:24 AM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93; Howie66; Cincinatus' Wife; sickoflibs; GOPJ; ken5050; The Mayor; Sun; NYer; ...
When, oh when, Lord, will the Dumbocrats gifts to conservatives end?

Seven Demoncrats fell out of lockstep formation to ditch Adegbile....and suckup Harkin, playing the race card, as usual....is (thank you Jesus) retiring at the end of the year.

Demoncrats also getting the bum's rush: Armed Services Chairman Carl Levin of Michigan Levin, Tim Johnson of South Dakota and Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia are set to depart when their terms expire. Finance Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont, is expected to resign early to become US ambassador to China.

Sap-happy Harkin went to Cuba and praised nationalized health care and low child mortality (stupidly failing to note forced abortions keep the numbers down----and Cubans are forced to ask US relatives to send thread and needles for impending surgery).

Needless to say, Harkin loves Obamacare.

SEN. TOM HARKIN (D-Iowa): “One of the things we put in the health care bill when we designed it, was the protection for consumers to keep the plan they have if they like it; thus, the term ‘grandfathered plans.’ If you have a plan you like — existing policies — you can keep them. … we said, if you like a plan, you get to keep it, and you can grandfather it in.” (Sen. Harkin, Congressional Record, S.7675-6, 9/29/10)

37 posted on 03/06/2014 7:39:40 AM PST by Liz
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To: Yardstick; Eric in the Ozarks; Cincinatus' Wife

Such an apropos word: Praxis

At the least, he was going to be another high level civil rights attack dog for the Justice Department — his specialty is litigation.


38 posted on 03/06/2014 7:58:56 AM PST by Usagi_yo (Standardization is an Evolutionary dead end.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Dems see racial bias in “Don’t Walk” signals.


39 posted on 03/06/2014 8:01:29 AM PST by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: justiceseeker93

Fox has his numbers lowest yet! May have something to do with if his party is going to hang with him or without ;-)


40 posted on 03/06/2014 8:44:29 AM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Liz; All
Sap-happy Harkin went to Cuba and praised nationalized health care...

Seems as if Harkin could have starred in Michael Moore's film about Cuban health care! (LOL!!!)

41 posted on 03/06/2014 9:21:47 AM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: william clark; All
Dems see racial bias in “Don’t Walk” signals.

Yes, but they see the bias against American Indians. That's because some of those signals display a red-colored hand, recalling the detested name REDSKINS. (LOL!)

42 posted on 03/06/2014 9:26:57 AM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

Harkin and Moore: One lies and the other swears to it.


43 posted on 03/06/2014 9:54:26 AM PST by Liz
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To: justiceseeker93

Not to mention, the raised hand is probably meant to represent “How”.


44 posted on 03/06/2014 10:47:45 AM PST by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

With what he is trying, Tom Harkin is proving what he is. Mr. Debo Adegbile is a scumbucket who tried to achieve noteriety by defending a slob, Mumia Abu Jamal who stood over a downed policeman he had shot and shot him in the face. He knowingly represented Mumia who is a piece of crap just trying to fight being executed. A man so twisted that he would try to get such a goofball off should not be rewarded with a position in the Department of Justice. Come on people, look at what Harkin is trying to pull off. He wants us to overlook what Adegbile has done to put him in this position. Harkin is like the scum you scrape from a sewer pipe!


45 posted on 03/06/2014 12:22:04 PM PST by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: Howie66; justiceseeker93; AuH2ORepublican; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy

Coons’ vote surprises me. He’s not very vulnerable in Delaware.


46 posted on 03/06/2014 8:17:22 PM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: justiceseeker93

Every time a multi-term legislator retires or dies, an angel gets its wings.


47 posted on 03/06/2014 10:45:51 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“When corporations decide where to build chemical plants, landfills, or water treatment plants where chemicals leach, they most often choose NOT TO BUILD THEM.” But low income communities and communities of color grow up around existing plants, because the rent is cheaper there, and there are jobs to be had there, provided it’s not a union shop.

Fixed.


48 posted on 03/06/2014 10:52:04 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

So, anyway, why were they so hot to reject this Adegbil fellow? Was it just because he represented an unpopular defendant? Somebody please tell me. I’m stuck on “he’s an Obama appointee, so therefore he has to be bad,” but I’m curious as to what the stated reason was.


49 posted on 03/06/2014 10:55:58 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

The Mumia lawyers made up stories about the dead cop.


50 posted on 03/06/2014 11:52:57 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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