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Dems block GOP efforts in Schiavo case
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Posted on 03/20/2005 10:32:21 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Dems Block GOP Efforts in Schiavo Case

18 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - House Republicans, seeing Congress as a last hope for brain-damaged Terri Schiavo, convened an extraordinary Palm Sunday session to pass legislation aimed at prolonging the Florida woman's life. Democrats refused to allow the measure to go ahead with a vote, forcing Republicans to scramble to bring their members back to Washington.

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Republicans were denying that political motivations were behind legislative efforts to reconnect Schiavo's feeding tube.

"I hope we're not ... making this human tragedy a political issue," said Sen. John McCain (news, bio, voting record), R-Ariz. "We've got plenty of other issues that are political in nature for us to fight about."

Leaders of both parties agreed Saturday on legislation that they said would allow Schiavo's feeding tube, which was disconnected Friday afternoon, to be reinserted while federal courts review her case.

But when the House convened Sunday afternoon, Democrats made clear they would not let it pass on a voice vote, requiring the assembly of a quorum for a roll call vote.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 109th; cultofdeath; cultureofdeath; obstructionistdems; partyofdeath; prodeathlosers; schiavo; terri; terrischiavo
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1 posted on 03/20/2005 10:32:21 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver
Perverts. My congress clown, DemocRAT Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, is about to have "news conference" on CSPAN, defending her lameass position on why she thinks Terri should starve to death.
2 posted on 03/20/2005 10:33:51 AM PST by Recovering_Democrat (I'm so glad to no longer be associated with the Party of Dependence on Government!)
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To: Sub-Driver
You can always count on McStain to give an asinine sound bite.
3 posted on 03/20/2005 10:34:26 AM PST by demlosers (Soylent Green is made in Florida)
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To: Sub-Driver

Fine , put it on the record. Vote for life or vote for death.


4 posted on 03/20/2005 10:34:29 AM PST by marty60
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To: marty60

Dems want to debate while Schiavo starves. Lovely.


5 posted on 03/20/2005 10:35:52 AM PST by mewzilla (Has CBS retracted the story yet?)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

It's so embarrassing that all the opposed are "Jewish" democrats.

I'm so sorry that Jews are represented this way. We're not all like that. Most of us value life.


6 posted on 03/20/2005 10:36:25 AM PST by SweetPilotofCanuckistan
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To: demlosers

yes well I don't want to hear another DUM say they are concerned about the lives of our troops. They love to see dead troops (adds to the count) and dead defenseless women and babies.


7 posted on 03/20/2005 10:36:45 AM PST by marty60
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To: demlosers

Which way did he vote?


8 posted on 03/20/2005 10:37:02 AM PST by SweetPilotofCanuckistan
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To: marty60

I see FL Dems lined up that the presser. I hope seniors in FL realize what's in store for them.


9 posted on 03/20/2005 10:37:47 AM PST by mewzilla (Has CBS retracted the story yet?)
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To: Sub-Driver
"Democrats made clear they would not let it pass on a voice vote, requiring the assembly of a quorum for a roll call vote."

Would you seriously expect less from the dominant political culture of death pushers?

They have been quiet of late while they were trying to see how they could be PARISTAN and still push their death agenda in an ornery way.
10 posted on 03/20/2005 10:38:13 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: Sub-Driver

11 posted on 03/20/2005 10:38:20 AM PST by Rome2000 (Peace is not an option)
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To: mewzilla
They called for a Quorum. hopefully the repubs can get back as soon as possible.
12 posted on 03/20/2005 10:38:36 AM PST by marty60
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To: marty60

The Pubbies never should've left.


13 posted on 03/20/2005 10:39:07 AM PST by mewzilla (Has CBS retracted the story yet?)
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To: SweetPilotofCanuckistan

I don't know. With McCain, nothing is surprising.


14 posted on 03/20/2005 10:39:19 AM PST by demlosers (Soylent Green is made in Florida)
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To: mewzilla

Democrats for death.


15 posted on 03/20/2005 10:39:39 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather
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To: sheikdetailfeather

The Dems are a party for Satan, I am convinced even more now


16 posted on 03/20/2005 10:40:22 AM PST by LegalEagle61
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To: marty60

Death serves Democrats more than life does. They get more mileage out of dead soldiers, dead babies, dead disabled people. DEATH DEATH DEATH - thy name is DEMOCRAT.


17 posted on 03/20/2005 10:40:22 AM PST by Enterprise (President George W. Bush - the leading insurgent detergent.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat
"An issue of conscience" says Jim "scumball" Davis, who wants to have Terri starve.

Jim Davis says he PRAYS for Terri Schiavo. Yeah right.

Wasserman-Schultz stands by quiet.

Here comes Wasserman. She says she has been dealing with it. Wasserman decided, when she was in the Florida legislature, that Terri's life should not be saved. "We need to make sure Terri's wishes are paramount here," says Wasserman.

No elected official should stand between family members.

Standing between family members and marriage is hypocritical of pro-life and pro-marriage people.

The process in Florida is set up, it must be followed.

Wasserman-Schultz says it has been FACTUALLY proven that Terri said she DID NOT want to have food or water. Really, Debbie?? Where is that PROVEN?

18 posted on 03/20/2005 10:40:25 AM PST by Recovering_Democrat (I'm so glad to no longer be associated with the Party of Dependence on Government!)
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To: demlosers

McCain is in favor of the bill to save her life.



19 posted on 03/20/2005 10:40:37 AM PST by bnelson44
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To: Sub-Driver

The Democrats are the Party of Death. If Terri were a seal or a whale, they'd be screaming to keep her alive.


20 posted on 03/20/2005 10:40:48 AM PST by MisterRepublican (I DEMAND THAT FOX NEWS GET JENNIFER ECCLESTON BACK FROM NBC!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Democrats - the party of SATAN!


21 posted on 03/20/2005 10:40:53 AM PST by JaguarXKE
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To: SweetPilotofCanuckistan

How did the Jews come into this conversation?


22 posted on 03/20/2005 10:41:26 AM PST by Coldwater Creek ('We voted like we prayed")
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Pray for Terri. Something went wrong when they took out the feeding tube. She has a HIGH FEVER from a new infection. ARE WE WORKING OUR WAY TO FIRST DEGREE MURDER?????
AND, PLEASE FAX THESE TWO FLORIDA DEMOCRATS WHO WANT TERRI TO BE MURDERED BY JUDGE GREER who is going to prison imo.

GET THIS OUT ASAP...DIRECT CONGRESSIONAL REQUEST!!!!

Please if you have a fax machine take a moment and contact by fax the offices of

Robert Wexler - FAX 202 225-5974

Email: Click here: Congressman Robert Wexler: 19th

District of Florida and

Earl Blumenauer FAX 202 225-8941

Email:

http://www.blumenauer.house.gov/about/Contact.shtml


3,541 posted on 03/20/2005 12:30:38 PM CST by floriduh voter ( www.theempirejournal.com THE TRUTH ABOUT TERRI... IF YOU DARE)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1365111/posts?page=3541#3541


23 posted on 03/20/2005 10:41:48 AM PST by Velveeta
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To: nmh
"Democrats made clear they would not let it pass on a voice vote, requiring the assembly of a quorum for a roll call vote."

And the Repubs were not ready for it? Naive.

24 posted on 03/20/2005 10:41:53 AM PST by demlosers (Soylent Green is made in Florida)
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To: Sub-Driver

Dems admit they can't win the vote, but they are going through this exercise anyway!


25 posted on 03/20/2005 10:42:31 AM PST by bnelson44
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To: Sub-Driver
"I hope we're not ... making this human tragedy a political issue," said Sen. John McCain (news, bio, voting record), R-Ariz. "We've got plenty of other issues that are political in nature for us to fight about."

Even Hillary Clinton is smart enough not to say anything that brutal in public.

Hey John, when you come a-campaignin' up heah in New Hampshire for 2008, we'll remember what you said.

26 posted on 03/20/2005 10:42:35 AM PST by LibFreeOrDie (How do you spell dynasty? P-A-T-R-I-O-T-S!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Never quite could figure out how this all works.. It's cruel and unusual for us to have a mass murderer killed in any manner other than the most tame, yet it is permissible to literally have a court order someone starved to death?

There is something wrong in this system.
27 posted on 03/20/2005 10:42:38 AM PST by kingu (Which would you bet on? Iraq and Afghanistan? Or Haiti and Kosovo?)
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To: Sub-Driver

I think I'm going to be sick ...


28 posted on 03/20/2005 10:43:18 AM PST by mcg2000
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To: Sub-Driver

Democrats are evil murdering satanists!! I can't believe they are doing this! They can never again say they are for the people the murders!!


29 posted on 03/20/2005 10:43:29 AM PST by GloriaJane ("How Many Babies Are Crying In Heaven Tonight" http://music.download.com/gloriajane)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

I was just watching the Wasserman scuz on Fox News, bleating about how it's "inappropriate for the US Congress to intervene in a legal matter between a husband and wife and the courts". What a load of BS. Lying b!tch. She needs to be targeted for removal in '06, and sent packing. Now, the Moron idiot is on, doing the same thing. Disgusting liberal-demokkkRAT scumbags.


30 posted on 03/20/2005 10:43:33 AM PST by 7.62 x 51mm ( Veni Vidi Vino Visa "I came, I saw, I drank wine, I shopped")
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To: Recovering_Democrat
We need to make sure Terri's wishes are paramount here

The psychotic male nurse with a death fetish says so, so it must be true.

This woman and her craven cronies are either godamned fools or vicious evil subhuman sick bastards.

31 posted on 03/20/2005 10:43:40 AM PST by Rome2000 (Peace is not an option)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Demo House are CRIMINAL ATTORNIES

GOP House are District Attornies...

PITIFUL POWER PLAY ON THE PART OF THE DEMS>>>


32 posted on 03/20/2005 10:44:17 AM PST by JFC ( President Bush, You are being prayed for along with our country daily, by millions of us.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

I was screaming at the television set when she said that Terri would not want food or water! What a LIAR....where's the proof? I am so irate right now!


33 posted on 03/20/2005 10:44:30 AM PST by Arpege92 (How about rooting for our side for a change, you LIBERAL MORON!)
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To: marty60

i think it's their own politcal suicide.....


34 posted on 03/20/2005 10:44:55 AM PST by Sub-Driver (Unelect All NJ Politicians....)
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To: Sub-Driver

GREATEST IRONY AWARD: Congresswoman Wasserman-Schultz and Congressman Jim Moran talking about the Sanctity of Marriage and the right of the husband of Terri Schiavo to speak on her behalf .. the husband who's been living with his girlfriend who bore two of his out-of-wedlock children. Is this is the same Jim Moran who's been arrested for beating his wife? When his daughter had brain cancer, I didn't see him do anything but try to keep his child alive, but denies the Schindlers the same right. Just amazing.


35 posted on 03/20/2005 10:45:02 AM PST by EDINVA (i)
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To: Sub-Driver

bttt


36 posted on 03/20/2005 10:45:24 AM PST by firewalk
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To: Arpege92

At least I am not the only one screaming at my tv...my poor dog thinks I am nuts.....


37 posted on 03/20/2005 10:45:32 AM PST by LegalEagle61
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Yes, its her, Wexler, Davis, Jim Moran, and Barney Frank standing with the grim reaper. What a collection of hate and evil and everything this country stands against.


38 posted on 03/20/2005 10:45:42 AM PST by ClintonBeGone (In politics, sometimes it's OK for even a Wolverine to root for a Buckeye win.)
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To: SweetPilotofCanuckistan
"It's so embarrassing that all the opposed are "Jewish" democrats. "

I suspect they turned away from God a long time ago - to be a Demoncrat instead.

You still have to shake your head in disbelief.

Don't they remember Hitler?

Don't they remember the Holocaust?

Don't they remember the pictures of starving people being liberated from the concentration camps?

Don't they remember the stacks of bodies of those starved to death not plowed into a mass grave yet?

Don't they remember how painful it was to be slowly starved to death?

Don't they know, those starving to death in the concentration camps didn't drift off into this peaceful, painless comma as some nitwit on FOX news suggested who is pro killing Terri?
Perhaps they shouldn't pretend to be so enraged when someone callously brings up the Holocaust and disparaging remarks to all who lost their life there. Otherwise I dare say they are HYPOCRITES.

Hitler had a special program for the handicapped, brain damaged and disabled. They didn't wear a star. They wore another symbol to indicate they were also not worthy of his up and coming superior race and needed to be eradicated too.

39 posted on 03/20/2005 10:45:49 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: EDINVA

Bob Beckel your a political hack... get over your rage for someone fighting for life.... DISGRACE!


40 posted on 03/20/2005 10:46:04 AM PST by JFC ( President Bush, You are being prayed for along with our country daily, by millions of us.)
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To: EDINVA

I thought the exact same thing, these people have no frickin idea what they are talking about....


41 posted on 03/20/2005 10:46:37 AM PST by LegalEagle61
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To: Sub-Driver
Watching the press conference.

The usual collection of smug sh_tbirds.

42 posted on 03/20/2005 10:46:40 AM PST by Yankee
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To: Enterprise

It is truely a party of sickos. Not since the National Socialist Workers Party of Germany has a political organization been so openly anti-life.


43 posted on 03/20/2005 10:46:46 AM PST by marty60
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To: LegalEagle61

LOL My dog ran out of the room when I was screaming. Poor thing.


44 posted on 03/20/2005 10:46:47 AM PST by Arpege92 (How about rooting for our side for a change, you LIBERAL MORON!)
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To: SweetPilotofCanuckistan
I'm so sorry that Jews are represented this way. We're not all like that. Most of us value life.

I've never understood that. It's funny that Wasserman, Wexler and Barney Frank chose to stand with Jim Moran from Virgina, who is quite anti-Jewish.

45 posted on 03/20/2005 10:46:59 AM PST by ClintonBeGone (In politics, sometimes it's OK for even a Wolverine to root for a Buckeye win.)
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To: SweetPilotofCanuckistan
I'm so sorry that Jews are represented this way. We're not all like that. Most of us value life.

A Jewish Freeper "educated" me a while ago when I made a comment similar to yours. These Rats aren't Jewish Democrats, they're secular liberals of Jewish descent. Any similarity between their values and a practicing Jew are purely coincidental.
46 posted on 03/20/2005 10:47:02 AM PST by Tailback
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Why did DeLay ever allow the House GOP to recess in the first place, when they hadn't gotten a bill for Bush to sign? Why were the members allowed to leave town?


47 posted on 03/20/2005 10:47:09 AM PST by freedomdefender
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To: Velveeta

Pray for Terri. Something went wrong when they took out the feeding tube. She has a HIGH FEVER from a new infection. ARE WE WORKING OUR WAY TO FIRST DEGREE MURDER?????


Is there a link to this? I can't find anything anywhere stating it. I hope it's not true.


48 posted on 03/20/2005 10:47:21 AM PST by hipaatwo
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To: Sub-Driver

The Dems have a compelling interest in watching Terri die. Soon as she does, she can start voting Democrat.


49 posted on 03/20/2005 10:47:35 AM PST by Tall_Texan (If you can think 180-degrees apart from reality, you might be a Democrat.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I am warning them. They kill her and this will be hung around the necks of these Democrats for the next 50 years.


50 posted on 03/20/2005 10:47:45 AM PST by Soul Seeker
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