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RINO Chris Shays (Voted NO on Terri) "Concerned about Many Lives Around World We Don't Care About"
Fox News | governsleast governsbest

Posted on 03/21/2005 9:27:22 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest

Ultimate wimpy RINO Chris Shays (RINO-CT) was just interviewed on Fox News. He is one of five GOP congressmen to vote against bill giving Terry Schiavo a right to federal judicial review.

In explaining his 'no' vote, Shays first expressed concern that people all around the country could petition Congress in similar cases, then added "I'm also concerned about all the people around the world whose lives we don't seem to be concerned about."

JUST WHAT THE HECK WAS SHAYS IMPLYING? Was this a slap at the war in Iraq?

Just yesterday I read that Shays, who represents wealthy Connecticut suburbs, is considered one of the most vulnerable GOP Congressmen in the 2006 election. I have to assume this was his way of letting his liberal constituents know that he is firmly pro-death.


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KEYWORDS: crybaby; legaldehydration; legalstarvation; rino; schiavo; shays; spinelessshays; terri; terrischiavo; wimp

1 posted on 03/21/2005 9:27:25 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Art Bell commented last night that in the absence of a written notarized will the decision should be in favor of life. Should be obvious.


2 posted on 03/21/2005 9:29:48 AM PST by RightWhale (Please correct if cosmic balance requires.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest


Do we have the detailed lists of the votes?


3 posted on 03/21/2005 9:30:06 AM PST by onyx (Robert Frost "Good fences make good neighbors." Build the fence, Mr. President and Congress.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Shays is spineless.


4 posted on 03/21/2005 9:30:50 AM PST by bmwcyle (Washington DC RINO Hunting Guide)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Some commentator on Fox just claimed there was nothing political about Shays' 'NO' vote and praised him as being "very independent." Yeah, right. Not political at all - just a wimpy RINO pandering to his liberal constituency.

Look, on a hot-button issue like this, there is politics everywhere. That is part of living in a democracy. The issue is not the politics, the issue is what is right.


5 posted on 03/21/2005 9:31:24 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (Watching the Today Show since 2002 so you don't have to.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I like the way the left says Terri doesn't’t want to be kept alive because her husband says she told him so therefore, we must respect her wishes, even though we don’t know if she said that or if she changed her mind at some point.

My question is, how does that different from when democrats say one thing one day and something different on another. Should we take them at their word the first time?

Also watching people like Conyers and the rest of the black caucus last night, they were complaining about black issues. They turned everything to reflect all the blacks whining complaints. Tell me that isn't playing politics.
6 posted on 03/21/2005 9:32:08 AM PST by BMC1
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To: governsleastgovernsbest; MeekOneGOP; PhilDragoo; Happy2BMe; potlatch; ntnychik; Smartass


Shays was in the "Peace Corps" in a primitive 3rd world area.

I guess he did not solve their problems so he came back to tap your bank accounts at the point of a gun.




7 posted on 03/21/2005 9:33:44 AM PST by devolve (WWII : http://pro.lookingat.us/RealHeros.html Kerry-Heinz : http://pro.lookingat.us/RealZeros.html)
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To: onyx

*Do we have the detailed lists of the votes?*


http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2005/roll090.xml


8 posted on 03/21/2005 9:33:58 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (Watching the Today Show since 2002 so you don't have to.)
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To: All

Any theories as what Shays meant when he whined about "all the people around the world we don't seem to care about"?


9 posted on 03/21/2005 9:35:23 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (Watching the Today Show since 2002 so you don't have to.)
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To: onyx

Here: scroll down.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1366974/posts?page=29


10 posted on 03/21/2005 9:35:27 AM PST by tertiary01 (Terri---allowed to live by the Court of Public Opinion, which is tougher than any court of law)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Wow - is Shays authoring a bill to stop treating dysentery, too?


11 posted on 03/21/2005 9:35:54 AM PST by Rutles4Ever (Warning: may eat own)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I think what he's saying is that we are evil for having a healthcare system and a form of government that provides a way for tragedy to be averted.


12 posted on 03/21/2005 9:37:21 AM PST by Rutles4Ever (Warning: may eat own)
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To: bmwcyle
Shays is spineless.

Founding member of the House Republican Invertebrate Caucus.

13 posted on 03/21/2005 9:38:18 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (Watching the Today Show since 2002 so you don't have to.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
The issue is not the politics, the issue is what is right.

There you go. Do we starve to death people who are not suffering from a terminal illness (or ever, for that matter), or do we not.

14 posted on 03/21/2005 9:39:16 AM PST by Bahbah
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To: Rutles4Ever

I wonder if he had anything in particular in mind, or was just trying to spew out some sensitive-sounding bilge that would sound good to the liberals back in his district?


15 posted on 03/21/2005 9:40:14 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (Watching the Today Show since 2002 so you don't have to.)
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To: All
Kill Terri, say the Democrats.

But they don't want convicted murderers executed, they cry when America's enemies are killed in battle, they don't want any animals killed. . . .

They are Democrats, the D is for death for ordinary Americans, rats is obvious.

16 posted on 03/21/2005 9:40:56 AM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (MSM Fraudcasters are skid marks on journalism's clean shorts.)
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To: Bahbah

If Terri had made her wishes clear to have a feeding tube removed under these circumstances, I think those wishes could be honored. But I think the case is entitled to federal review when there is very dubious evidence as to her wishes and reason to believe the husband has ulterior motives.


17 posted on 03/21/2005 9:42:50 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (Watching the Today Show since 2002 so you don't have to.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Any theories as what Shays meant when he whined about "all the people around the world we don't seem to care about"?

Oops, just saw this question, governs. I'm not trying to pester you with responses. I think Shays is relying upon the same false argument that some used against the Iraq war. There are dictatorships all over, so, if we do not take them all out, we are being hypocritical by just going to war with one. We can't care about saving one life from death by starvation unless we save all. Bunkum!

19 posted on 03/21/2005 9:43:10 AM PST by Bahbah
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To: devolve
Shays was in the "Peace Corps" in a primitive 3rd world area.

Shays was a teacher in Fiji in the late 60's - early 70's.

His real name is Mr. Whimpy.

20 posted on 03/21/2005 9:44:28 AM PST by jigsaw (God Bless Our Troops)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael
Kill Terri, say the Democrats.

But heaven forbid we should inflict sensory, food and water deprivation on terrorists...that is torture in their eyes.

21 posted on 03/21/2005 9:44:58 AM PST by ravingnutter
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To: Bahbah

I think you might very well be right.


22 posted on 03/21/2005 9:45:18 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (Watching the Today Show since 2002 so you don't have to.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
LIFE for TERRI!

23 posted on 03/21/2005 9:45:29 AM PST by B-Cause ("Those who cast the votes decide nothing. Those who count the votes decide everything." Josef Stalin)
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To: All
Chris Shays, sensitive 00s man.


24 posted on 03/21/2005 9:47:13 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (Watching the Today Show since 2002 so you don't have to.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

From what I've read, Shays is the most endangered House Republican up for re-election.


25 posted on 03/21/2005 9:48:22 AM PST by MamaLucci (Libs, want answers on 911? Ask Clinton why he met with Monica more than with his CIA director.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

But, you knew that.............;)


26 posted on 03/21/2005 9:49:42 AM PST by MamaLucci (Libs, want answers on 911? Ask Clinton why he met with Monica more than with his CIA director.)
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To: MamaLucci

Thanks for acknowledging the omniscience that is governsleast ;-)


27 posted on 03/21/2005 9:53:08 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (Watching the Today Show since 2002 so you don't have to.)
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To: MamaLucci

PS: I have Illinois in my NCAA bracket to take it all. Go Illini (assuming I'm not offending any Native Americans by saying that ;-0 )


28 posted on 03/21/2005 9:54:57 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (Watching the Today Show since 2002 so you don't have to.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

This is the "I don't have time or energy to perform CPR on everyone in the room, Johnny, so I'm sorry about your heart attack" approach to governing.


29 posted on 03/21/2005 9:56:36 AM PST by MortMan (Man who run behind car get exhausted.)
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To: MortMan

"If we let this woman live, the next you know they're going to want to let all those unborn children live too. She must be stopped!"


30 posted on 03/21/2005 10:00:28 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (Watching the Today Show since 2002 so you don't have to.)
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To: MamaLucci
Nah, Shays is a lock to stay in the House as long as he wants. He is the perfect RINO for our sorrowful blue state of CT and the mini-NYC Fairfield County he represents.

A 'fiscal' conservative and a 'social' liberal--just like our former governor who is on his way to the slammer.There is always talk that Ann Coulter (who lives in the district) will run against him. I think not.

31 posted on 03/21/2005 10:04:34 AM PST by LisaFab
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Thanks for acknowledging the omniscience that is governsleast ;-)

LOL!

I have Illinois in my NCAA bracket to take it all. Go Illini (assuming I'm not offending any Native Americans by saying that ;-0 )

Well, I wish you luck.
They ARE the best team, IMHO..........just wish they'd start playing like it.
As for "offending Native Americans", I am surprised Chief Illinwek has survived
the onslaught, thus far.......and if you've ever seen him perform,
you know that he is the opposite of "offensive" to Native Americans.
GO ILLINI!

32 posted on 03/21/2005 10:19:25 AM PST by MamaLucci (Libs, want answers on 911? Ask Clinton why he met with Monica more than with his CIA director.)
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To: MamaLucci

That what I was thinking. He must be looking ahead towards his next election in Blue CT.


33 posted on 03/21/2005 10:46:13 AM PST by mowowie
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To: jigsaw; MeekOneGOP; Happy2BMe; PhilDragoo; potlatch; ntnychik; Smartass; Interesting Times; ...

And Whimpy Shays seems to demand the federal government thru the FCC now clamp down on mean-spirited FReepers like you and me.
Free Republic and SwiftVets and LGF must be controlled and not permitted put facts and evidence out where the ignorant American voters can see them.
No ¹Freedom of Speech, ²Freedom of the "Sub-Media", ³Freedom of Soup of the Day for you and me!

34 posted on 03/21/2005 10:46:20 AM PST by devolve (WWII : http://pro.lookingat.us/RealHeros.html Kerry-Heinz : http://pro.lookingat.us/RealZeros.html)
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To: devolve
BUMP-ITI-BUMP-BUMP   :o)
35 posted on 03/21/2005 11:39:57 AM PST by Smartass (BUSH & CHENEY to 2008 Si vis pacem, para bellum - Por el dedo de Dios se escribió)
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To: devolve
And Whimpy Shays seems to demand the federal government thru the FCC now clamp down on mean-spirited FReepers like you and me.

Free Republic and SwiftVets and LGF must be controlled and not permitted put facts and evidence out where the ignorant American voters can see them.

bump! bump! bump!


36 posted on 03/21/2005 12:29:20 PM PST by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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