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Lott "I don't have to work with them (GOP) anymore, they threw me overboard!" (202) 224-6253
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Posted on 05/10/2005 9:13:36 AM PDT by watsonfellow

Tony Snow just finished an interview with Trent Lott. Senator Lott wanted to respond to an article in Roll Call to the effect that he had crafted a deal to dump certain judges to guarantee others an up-or-down vote on the Senate floor. According to an account (I didn't hear the interview), Lott called the report "exaggerated," adding that he has worked with Ben Nelson "from time to time" on a deal, but that the proposed deal "isn't much of a deal at all." Lott also stated that he won't accept criticism from Republicans for working with Democratic senators because "they're the same ones who threw me overboard. I'm free. I don't have to work with them anymore." Lott called the Senate a "dysfunctional institution." Lott may consider himself part of the solution to this problem, but in the context of the confirmation battles that remains to be seen.


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KEYWORDS: 109th; 2006; 2006elections; 2006paybacktime; 2006senaterace; filibuster; judges; lott; lottendedimpeachment; lottisanidiot; talkradio; throwthebumsout; tonysnow; trentlott; ussenate
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Trent Lott has just done it...on the Tony Snow show he said he won't take any criticism from the GOP since they threw him overboard!!!!

Call Lott now and tell him we WILL throw him overboard in the next election.

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1 posted on 05/10/2005 9:13:37 AM PDT by watsonfellow
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To: watsonfellow

Lott was a Rat to begin with, maybe he'd feel better off back at "home."


2 posted on 05/10/2005 9:14:49 AM PDT by dfwgator (Minutemen: Just doing the jobs that American politicians won't do.)
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To: watsonfellow
Lott also stated that he won't accept criticism from Republicans for working with Democratic senators because "they're the same ones who threw me overboard. I'm free. I don't have to work with them anymore."

Showing once again that he doesn't have the brains to mop the Senate floor, let alone be Majority Leader.

Trent, they threw you down in steerage. But keep it up and you'll find out what it really means to be thrown overboard.

3 posted on 05/10/2005 9:15:14 AM PDT by dirtboy (Drooling moron since 1998...)
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To: watsonfellow

Well, I guess he doesn't care that much about the current BRAC and those military installations in Mississippi after all.


4 posted on 05/10/2005 9:15:20 AM PDT by A Balrog of Morgoth (With fire, sword, and stinging whip I drive the Rats in terror before me.)
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To: watsonfellow

Where's Preston Brooks when we need him?


5 posted on 05/10/2005 9:15:28 AM PDT by the gillman@blacklagoon.com (I leave reason and good manners to those that have them.)
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To: watsonfellow

as bad as i dont want to admit it

hes got a point
the pubbies did nothing to help him in his time of need


6 posted on 05/10/2005 9:15:50 AM PDT by jneesy (certified southern right wing hillbilly nutjob)
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To: watsonfellow
Open letter to Trent Cave-A-Lott:

Feel free to follow the tracks of Jumpin' Jim Jeffords, and try not to let the boots of the Mississippi voters hit you on the way out.

7 posted on 05/10/2005 9:16:10 AM PDT by steveegg (Bring back Hoosier, Firestone; SOMEBODY to get Badyear off their duffs and make a good tire.)
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To: A Balrog of Morgoth

Can you say Senator Pickering ( R-Miss)..either one..the retieewd judge, or his son, the congressman...methinks that Lott may well face a primary challenge..


8 posted on 05/10/2005 9:16:17 AM PDT by ken5050 (Ann Coulter needs to have kids ASAP to pass on her gene pool..any volunteers?)
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To: WKB

FYI..ping the group..


9 posted on 05/10/2005 9:16:44 AM PDT by ken5050 (Ann Coulter needs to have kids ASAP to pass on her gene pool..any volunteers?)
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To: watsonfellow

Well, it's true, they did throw him overboard.

I don't blame him for being angry. I do blame him for working with Democrats who don't give a damn about whether judges get put on the bench or not. He is being stupid by doing that. Leftist kooks certainly aren't going to vote for him.


10 posted on 05/10/2005 9:16:52 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: watsonfellow

And Lott thinks he has a snowballs chance in hell to become majority leader again.


11 posted on 05/10/2005 9:17:10 AM PDT by woofer2425 (Kerry LIED)
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To: ken5050

BY The way, this was from "Powerline" but we can't post from "blogs"...This is not my reporting, but Powerline's!


12 posted on 05/10/2005 9:17:36 AM PDT by watsonfellow
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To: watsonfellow

The Gov. of Miss. Haley Barbour will be a good candidate to replace Lott.


13 posted on 05/10/2005 9:17:50 AM PDT by KenmcG414
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To: watsonfellow

In other words, he just admitted what a lot of us felt all along, that he was gonna "payback" the Senators and the President for not keeping him as Majority Leader---

Well, lets see then, we can add him to the LIST with McCain, Collins, Chafee, Snowe, Hagel, Voinivich, Warner,...I am sure I am missing some more Republicans, that would prefer to be stepped on by the dems, than stand up for their own party and, more importantly, THE VOTERS THAT PUT THEM THERE......


14 posted on 05/10/2005 9:18:13 AM PDT by Txsleuth (Mark Levin for Supreme Court Judge)
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To: kcvl

They didn't throw him overboard because of his remarks. If you recall right after the 2002 elections and before his idiotic comments, there was much talk of getting a new leader because his leadership was just AWFUL.


15 posted on 05/10/2005 9:18:39 AM PDT by watsonfellow
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To: watsonfellow

Lott is the one who CREATED the disfunction when as majority leader he refused to lead.

Nelson is up in 2006 so he had better tread very carefully. He is the last FL statewide democrat standing.


16 posted on 05/10/2005 9:18:53 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE!)
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To: watsonfellow

Correct me here, but my recollection about the Lott incident was that his remarks were blown out of proportion. I found it sickening that he did not stand up for himself and just tell them to get lost. But the real problem with Lott was that he was always making deals with the dems, proving what a good guy he was, such a go along, get along kind of fellow. That's why I was not sorry to see him go.


17 posted on 05/10/2005 9:19:03 AM PDT by Bahbah (Something wicked this way comes)
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To: jneesy

Crossed my mind. He does have an excuse for being somewhat bitter.

Sounds like things are going to get much worse.


18 posted on 05/10/2005 9:19:31 AM PDT by leadpenny
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To: watsonfellow

We went from weak spined to spineless, when they dumped Lott for Frist. I can see his point, even though I disagree with his cavorting with the enemy. The fact is Frist is just as useless as Lott was as majority "leader". We need George Allen as the new leader ASAP.


19 posted on 05/10/2005 9:19:34 AM PDT by Ron in Acreage (Democrat or Communist? Is there a difference?)
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To: watsonfellow

must be thumbtacking that wig on now-a-days


20 posted on 05/10/2005 9:19:37 AM PDT by sure_fine (*not one to over kill the thought process*)
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To: watsonfellow

Excuse me...but didn't Lott go on BET and then back down from various conservative and popular positions in order to curry favor with the liberal elite, JUST SO HE COULD KEEP HIS JOB!!!!!


21 posted on 05/10/2005 9:19:59 AM PDT by watsonfellow
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To: watsonfellow
Trent Lott has just done it...on the Tony Snow show he said he won't take any criticism from the GOP since they threw him overboard!!!!

Flushed him would be a more accurate description.

22 posted on 05/10/2005 9:20:44 AM PDT by South40 (Amnesty for ILLEGALS is a slap in the face to the USBP!)
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To: watsonfellow

It was the Democrat outcry that precipitated Lott's loss of his leadership position. How come he doesn't feel antipathy toward the Democrats?


23 posted on 05/10/2005 9:21:05 AM PDT by winner3000 (part)
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To: jneesy

hes got a point
the pubbies did nothing to help him in his time of need
Thank you, I did not have the courage.


24 posted on 05/10/2005 9:22:52 AM PDT by SF Republican
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To: watsonfellow
Lott called the Senate a "dysfunctional institution

On that he is correct however he is no different than any of the rest of them. GOP or Dim, doesn't matter. They are all rotten and of no use to any of us.

25 posted on 05/10/2005 9:22:55 AM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: ken5050

". . .the retieewd judge. . . ."


You spelled it just like my grandson says it.

But we can only hope for a challenge to Lott, the Democrat's Republic.


26 posted on 05/10/2005 9:23:12 AM PDT by righttackle44 (The most dangerous weapon in the world is a Marine with his rifle and the American people behind him)
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To: watsonfellow

You lay down with dogs, you rise up with fleas. We're sick of your kind, Senator.


27 posted on 05/10/2005 9:23:32 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: the gillman@blacklagoon.com
Where's Preston Brooks when we need him?

Hell, Foster Brooks would be an improvement over this clown!

28 posted on 05/10/2005 9:23:48 AM PDT by Luddite Patent Counsel ("Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others." - Groucho Marx)
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To: longtermmemmory

This Nelson is from Nebraska. The FL Nelson is a total louse.


29 posted on 05/10/2005 9:25:29 AM PDT by OldFriend (MAJOR TAMMY DUCKWORTH.....INSPIRATIONAL)
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To: Mo1; onyx

FYI.


30 posted on 05/10/2005 9:26:03 AM PDT by Howlin (North Carolina, where beer kegs are registered and illegal aliens run free.)
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To: watsonfellow

31 posted on 05/10/2005 9:26:12 AM PDT by Diddle E. Squat
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To: Bahbah

I think that's right. The support for Lott from his own party was a mile wide and an inch deep.


32 posted on 05/10/2005 9:26:23 AM PDT by leadpenny
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To: watsonfellow

I know..and BTW..meant to thank you..you've done a super job of late keeping us apprised on some of these developments..


33 posted on 05/10/2005 9:27:30 AM PDT by ken5050 (Ann Coulter needs to have kids ASAP to pass on her gene pool..any volunteers?)
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To: jneesy
the pubbies did nothing to help him in his time of need

Time of need my foot. He stepped in a huge pile of Rottweiler diarrhea, and to make matters worse, tracked that crap in the house without wiping his feet.


34 posted on 05/10/2005 9:27:39 AM PDT by rdb3 (To the world, you're one person. To one person, you may be the world.)
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To: paul51

Lott is just true to his party, Rhino.


35 posted on 05/10/2005 9:27:48 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero.)
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To: ken5050

What an arrogant SOB.


36 posted on 05/10/2005 9:27:54 AM PDT by Carolinamom
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To: righttackle44

Look at your keyboard..(g).all the letters are in the same general area...I'm eating a sandwich with one hand..typing with two fingers, on the same hand, with the other...


37 posted on 05/10/2005 9:29:12 AM PDT by ken5050 (Ann Coulter needs to have kids ASAP to pass on her gene pool..any volunteers?)
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To: Luddite Patent Counsel

Foster Brooks is dead...


38 posted on 05/10/2005 9:29:36 AM PDT by ken5050 (Ann Coulter needs to have kids ASAP to pass on her gene pool..any volunteers?)
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To: OldFriend
The Counsel of Trent (Lott Expects to Be Majority Leader Again in 2007)

"Different things motivate different people," says the Rules staffer. "In the case of Lott, it's anger over the way he was treated by both his fellow Republicans and the media after the Strom Thurmond dustup. He wants his old job back, and he wants to see the look on the faces of people like President Bush and Sen. George Allen when he gets it back."

Lott is known to harbor resentment toward both the President and Allen. The onetime leader believes the former pulled his support for him during the Thurmond kerfuffle; the latter worked behind the scenes against Lott to push the candidacy of Sen. Bill Frist for the leadership post.

Senators Trent Lott and Tom Daschle share a light moment as they go over the last details in their historic power sharing agreement in Lott's office. 1/4/01

More pictures of the joyous occasions

39 posted on 05/10/2005 9:29:41 AM PDT by Howlin (North Carolina, where beer kegs are registered and illegal aliens run free.)
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To: Howlin
Lott also stated that he won't accept criticism from Republicans for working with Democratic senators because "they're the same ones who threw me overboard. I'm free. I don't have to work with them anymore."

Fine .. LET HIM JOIN JIM JEFFORDS

GET HIM OUT OF OUR PARTY !!!

40 posted on 05/10/2005 9:30:05 AM PDT by Mo1 (Hey GOP ---- Not one Dime till Republicans grow a Spine !!)
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To: Diddle E. Squat

41 posted on 05/10/2005 9:30:11 AM PDT by gopwinsin04
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To: Carolinamom
What an arrogant SOB.

Who? Lott or Pickering?


42 posted on 05/10/2005 9:30:17 AM PDT by rdb3 (To the world, you're one person. To one person, you may be the world.)
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To: WKB

Might need a Mississippi ping on this..


43 posted on 05/10/2005 9:31:06 AM PDT by somniferum (All warfare is deception - Sun Tzu)
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To: watsonfellow

They DID throw him overboard, but he obviously is nursing a petty grudge rather than thinking about the best interests of the country, and therefore should not hold such a position of power.


44 posted on 05/10/2005 9:31:35 AM PDT by DLfromthedesert (Texas Cowboy...you da man!!)
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To: watsonfellow
Hey Senator Caves-a-Lott, this is exactly why we threw you overboard!!

Pray for W and Our Troops

45 posted on 05/10/2005 9:32:18 AM PDT by bray (Pray for Iraq's Freedom from Mohammad)
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To: watsonfellow

Lott should be sent to pasture. He just does not know how lucky he is to still be in Congress.


46 posted on 05/10/2005 9:33:02 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Washington DC RINO Hunting Guide)
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To: watsonfellow
"they're the same ones who threw me overboard. I'm free. I don't have to work with them anymore."

In other words, if Trent Lott decides to derail judicial nominations that could restore respect for the Constitution, he'll be doing that out of a vindictive unpricinpled desire for revenge. Dysfunctional? Look in the mirror.
47 posted on 05/10/2005 9:34:19 AM PDT by advance_copy (Stand for life, or nothing at all)
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To: watsonfellow

I can't believe he said that! Without rehashing the whole Thurmond party incident, Lott certainly didn't show much political skill there, although I thought he was unfairly tarred and feathered by the MSM. He might have been thickheaded but not bigoted.

But to be so publicly peevish and whining, that's inexcusable. Putting his hurt feelings above what's good for the counrty!


48 posted on 05/10/2005 9:34:49 AM PDT by cvq3842
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To: watsonfellow

Clearly the Senator holds his own personal ambition in higher regard than the service of the people who elected him.


49 posted on 05/10/2005 9:35:00 AM PDT by thoughtomator ("One cannot say that a law is right simply because it is a law.")
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To: watsonfellow

The Spineless One is upset because the GOP didn't support HIM?? Wow!!

Pot, meet kettle!

(To be fair, he was abandoned when he should have been supported by his colleagues in the Senate, but . . .)


50 posted on 05/10/2005 9:35:36 AM PDT by An.American.Expatriate (Here's my strategy on the War against Terrorism: We win, they lose. - with apologies to R.R.)
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