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Posted on 06/21/2005 6:04:07 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants

Title says it. What are your thoughts? I voted that Durbin ought to be removed from office but I doubt that they will do more than talk a lot.


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1 posted on 06/21/2005 6:04:08 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants
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To: Blood of Tyrants

He should be thrown out of the Senate.

And when I say thrown out, I mean the Sgt. at Arms gets three other guys and they toss him down the Capitol steps.

Live on TV of course.


2 posted on 06/21/2005 6:05:43 AM PDT by OXENinFLA
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Durbin should be kicked out of the senate. Won't happen though.


3 posted on 06/21/2005 6:07:06 AM PDT by PilloryHillary
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Nothing. I agree with Rush -- I don't even want an apology from him (it would be meaningless anyway). Let him stand behind his words and let the Republicans bring them up at every possible opportunity. He IS the Democrat Party -- make him eat those words by reminding America of them every chance we get.


4 posted on 06/21/2005 6:07:09 AM PDT by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Republicam)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Put energies into censuring durbin, for his outrageous slander towards the good and brave Americans fighting the WOT.

Then let the voters of Illinois decide if they want to keep such a person as their representative of their state in the Senate.

5 posted on 06/21/2005 6:08:52 AM PDT by Dane ( anyone who believes hillary would do something to stop illegal immigration is believing gibberish)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Like I said yesterday...

Don't hold your breath on this one...The Senate Republicans won't do a thing...


6 posted on 06/21/2005 6:08:55 AM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: Cincinatus

Agreed! Let him stay and we can express our opinion at the ballot bax to all of the Democrats in the Senate in 2006.


7 posted on 06/21/2005 6:09:32 AM PDT by An Old Marine
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Official Senate censure.

And hopefully the people of my native state will kick him out the next time he's up for re-election.


8 posted on 06/21/2005 6:10:46 AM PDT by proud American in Canada (Please check out my new & improved profile page!)
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To: OXENinFLA

I'd pay to see that!


9 posted on 06/21/2005 6:10:52 AM PDT by garyhope ( com)
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To: OXENinFLA
I'd love to see that, but you know the wimps in the senate won't do it.

I think an on the record censure would be neat, but you know the wimps in the senate won't do it. The small letter in the word senate is on purpose. Those bottom feeders don't deserve any respect.

10 posted on 06/21/2005 6:10:55 AM PDT by Sunshine Sister
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To: Blood of Tyrants
He should be required to get Barney Frank's morning coffee for a month. Although, for a fairy like durbin, he would probably enjoy that, so forget that idea.
11 posted on 06/21/2005 6:12:14 AM PDT by Mulch (tm)
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To: Cincinatus

Rush is right on this one. Just keep Durbin's comments in the forefront of people's minds...this thing will be self-correcting in the end. The Dick is a buffoon.


12 posted on 06/21/2005 6:12:29 AM PDT by Lekker 1 ("Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?"- Harry M. Warner, Warner Bros., 1927)
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To: OXENinFLA
Live on TV of course.

Pay per view. Help pay for the WOT.

13 posted on 06/21/2005 6:13:08 AM PDT by magslinger (I'd take to those Korans like Gallagher to watermelons)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Close their eyes and thing of England.


14 posted on 06/21/2005 6:13:41 AM PDT by Paleo Conservative (Hey! Hey! Ho! Ho! Andrew Heyward's got to go!)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
The only republican with some what of a spine is George Allen and even he is holding back out of fear. The senate will do nothing at all and America will be destroyed from within. I truly believe this country is terminally ill with a liberal cancer. I don't hold out much hope for the future of this country. Maybe we should burn the house down to rid it of the rats, and rebuild from the ashes.
16 posted on 06/21/2005 6:14:26 AM PDT by rebelyeller
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To: Cincinatus

Your spot on - and no doubt Howard Dean will pile on soon if he didn't already. Weren't they together at a fund raiser yesterday? Maybe Rush will have some fresh material today.


18 posted on 06/21/2005 6:16:51 AM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: Baynative

As I have said, you can trace the point that government really got of control to the day the last state appointed senator left the Senate after the 17th Amendment was passed.

Repeal the 17th Amendment!


19 posted on 06/21/2005 6:16:52 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (G-d is not a Republican. But Satan is definitely a Democrat.)
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To: Lekker 1

Rush refuses to believe that the left controls the public mind, they hear only what the NY elite media wants them to.


20 posted on 06/21/2005 6:17:19 AM PDT by roses of sharon (,)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
What should the senate do? Vigorously censor with intent to expel. Use it to further identify and deal with ongoing issues in the body. The position of a traitor, john friggin' kerry, and the unpatriotic stances, and often times malicous intent of many other of the scumbags. Shout from the rooftops the duplicity of demonratz. Lets use this to put a stake through the heart of that corrupt enterprise, (the demonrat party, not the senate).
21 posted on 06/21/2005 6:18:16 AM PDT by 68 grunt (3/1 India, 3rd, 68-69, 0311)
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To: rebelyeller

You are so correct. I have lost all hope and or faith for the future of the country and only look on in shame. The GOP will simply stand by and do absolutely nothing like always. In my eyes the republicants and the democrats are one in the same. No party is better nor worse than the other.


22 posted on 06/21/2005 6:22:12 AM PDT by Necrovore
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To: Blood of Tyrants
I despise Hitler's policies and tactics in WWII. But I support the Wehrmacht!

Durbin's logic...

23 posted on 06/21/2005 6:24:21 AM PDT by DTogo (U.S. out of the U.N. & U.N out of the U.S.)
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To: An Old Marine
Agreed! Let him stay and we can express our opinion at the ballot bax to all of the Democrats in the Senate in 2006.

Wishful thinking. The dain bramaged democratic voting block in Chicago won't let this happen. He'll get re-elected easily. Look at all the MSM coverage of this event....Oh wait...there is none. Since the MSM won't run with any kind of story to smear "one of their own" the led-by-liberal-moonbat America-hating, Daley liberals will not swayed into voting anything but democrat come 2006, they've been programmed very well. And I'm not even counting people Uncle Ernie and Aunt Mildred...both who have been dead for some time.

In end...it'll leave us in the same place we started...with an elected official in the U.S. Senate slandering and dishonoring our military...without any accountability or consequence from his peers, much less any action, consequence and justice brought forth from the Republican party. The quote from Animal House comes to mind here: "Thank you sir, may I have another?"

Whatever.

/rant off

24 posted on 06/21/2005 6:29:10 AM PDT by BureaucratusMaximus (Socialists are blessed with the desire to serve others. That's why most of them work @ McDonalds)
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To: Cincinatus

It just makes me sick to see what has happened to the conservative Democrats of the South. They are becoming so Liberal drinking all this Liberal kook-aid. But then again, when we moved to S. Texas in 1973 everyone we met was Conservative Democrat. Once the KOOKS took over their party most of them converted to our side. Now Texas is majorly Republican. I wonder if the Liberals will wake up and notice this before their party stops being a National Party!


25 posted on 06/21/2005 6:33:25 AM PDT by buffyt ("If men are so wicked with religion, what would they be if without it?" Ben Franklin)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
I'm with you. He should be tossed. Actually, he should leave on his own to prevent him from profiting from it.

The Republicans have no guts, they are all peas in a pod, protecting each others arses. But I feel it would be different if a Republican said the same thing because the dems would be calling for his head, the presstitutes would be all over him and even Republicans would be clamouring for him to resign.

26 posted on 06/21/2005 6:35:51 AM PDT by b4its2late (FOOTBALL REFEREES: Best seat in the house, and we're paid to be there.)
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To: buffyt
I wonder if the Liberals will wake up and notice this before their party stops being a National Party!

I hope not. They are as irrelevant as the Whigs and just as deserving of extinction.

27 posted on 06/21/2005 6:35:57 AM PDT by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Republicam)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

He should at least be censured.


28 posted on 06/21/2005 6:40:17 AM PDT by pt17 (TREASON is an appropriate anagram of the word SENATOR in Durbin's case.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I picked "Nothing."

It seems like those who argue for expulsion must have a different take than I do on Amendment I.


29 posted on 06/21/2005 6:41:09 AM PDT by newgeezer (Just my opinion, of course. Your mileage may vary.)
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To: b4its2late

It is even worse here in Tennessee. The system allows state legislators to sell their votes by "consulting" with firms doing business with the state, sometimes receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars for their "services". A few weeks ago four legislators (3-D's and 1-RINO) were arrested for taking bribes from federal agents posing as businessmen seeking to buy legislation that favor them. Neither the 'Rats nor the GOP see any reason to hurry and get REAL ethics reform passed.

Probably because both sides like it the way it is.


30 posted on 06/21/2005 6:41:26 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (G-d is not a Republican. But Satan is definitely a Democrat.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Giving aid and comfort to terrorist scum who are murdering people in cold blood in Iraq and Afghanistan would be grounds for expulsion in a saner age--along with total and complete public scorn and humiliation. Unfortunately, we live in an insane age. We just don't realize it yet.


31 posted on 06/21/2005 6:44:57 AM PDT by Antoninus (Benedictus qui venit in nomine Domini, Hosanna in excelsis!)
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To: Dane
Then let the voters of Illinois decide if they want to keep such a person as their representative of their state in the Senate.

I disagree. Durbin is not just an Illinois problem. Their man Durbin has made the ENTIRE United States look bad. We the People, ALL of the people, have the Authority to demand this traitor be tossed out on his ears!

I am growing intolerant of the traitorous actions of liberals, socialists and apologists who have the political power to harm EVERYONE in this Country.

There are plenty of examples of States getting away with horrendous things that affect the entire Country just because a democrat (or rino) gets a bug up their butt about something. The entire Country should judge Durbin, and Congress should follow through on their judgment.

Traitors should not be allowed to maintain office in this country: not even dog-catcher.

32 posted on 06/21/2005 6:45:15 AM PDT by Iron Matron (The UNITED STATES OF AMERICA , By the Blood of our Forefathers a Sovereign Nation.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
How Can Durbin Be Punished, When Kennedy Skated?
33 posted on 06/21/2005 6:46:20 AM PDT by BibChr ("...behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, so what wisdom is in them?" [Jer. 8:9])
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To: Baynative
Our Senate is a filthy polluted body that can't be cleaned up by talking.

I believe the Constitution gives We the People...options.

34 posted on 06/21/2005 6:46:28 AM PDT by Iron Matron (The UNITED STATES OF AMERICA , By the Blood of our Forefathers a Sovereign Nation.)
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To: Baynative
He should be thrown out of the Senate and then tried for aiding the enemy in time of war. This type of behavior has to stop.

The probability that this will happen is about .000001.

35 posted on 06/21/2005 6:46:36 AM PDT by Citizen Tom Paine (An old sailor sends.)
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To: Necrovore
"In my eyes the republicants and the democrats are one in the same. No party is better nor worse than the other."

You're joking right? Of course one party is worse than the other. I can understand your pessimism of you really believe what you said. Have hope. Republicans may have to be told what to do, but they will do it if the noise is loud enough. Shouldn't have to be that way but hey, all is not lost.

36 posted on 06/21/2005 6:48:49 AM PDT by maxter
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To: Iron Matron

BTW,

I WONDER IF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL HAS WEIGHED IN ON THIS?

Why have an Attorney General if he wont prosecute traitors, or at least make Durbin answer for himself before the People of the United States.

We deserve to see Durbin at Trial.


37 posted on 06/21/2005 6:48:54 AM PDT by Iron Matron (The UNITED STATES OF AMERICA , By the Blood of our Forefathers a Sovereign Nation.)
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To: An Old Marine

"Agreed! Let him stay and we can express our opinion at the ballot bax to all of the Democrats in the Senate in 2006."

With respect, I expressed my opinion at the ballot box and I supposedly got a Republican majority. So far, I am not seeing much in the way of returns. Instead, I get McCain and the Gang, wimpy Senators who are afraid to say squat and darn little else. Meanwhile, the left with the help of the MSM continues to do exactly what they did during the Vietnam years, and still, no one comes out to call a primrose path a prinrose path. So, where are those elected conservatives and Republicans I voted for anyway? I will never get back the money I donated and it seems that I keep getting mail from the RNC anyway saying just how great things are. Is anyone but me seeing a disconnect here?

So, the majority is being cowed by the left which is in all respects, the democrat party. The old line we used to hear, which by the way I disagreed with seems more and more reasonable and true.

"If voting could change things, it would be illegal".


38 posted on 06/21/2005 6:52:15 AM PDT by alarm rider
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Every Republican should Godwinize every answer to every press question with: "If you're as stupid as a Durbin then..."



Reporter: Senator Frist, what's your opinion on the new school voucher program, and the New York Times editorial that calls it a violation of seperation of Church and State?"

Sen. Frist: "If you're as stupid as a Durbin then you'd continue the New York Times assinuation that school choice is equivalent to Hitler's Nazi youth program, which as Sen. Durbin will be the first to tell you, is already taking place daily in the Catholic schools across the country."




Reporter: "Sen. Inhofe, what is your response to Democrat charges that refusal to pay UN costs is a disgrace to our country, and a signal to the world that the US doesn't want to engage the world in tackling the problems of the 21st century together as a world community."

Senator Inhofe: "If you're as stupid as a Durbin then you'd continue to mouth the DNC talking points, and call the refusal to pay US taxpayer money to a thoroughly corrupt organization the equivalent of Hitler's backstabbing in the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. Now don't take it from me, ask Durbin how NYPD are continuously ticketing the doubled parked vehicles of UN officials in clear violation of longstanding international laws on diplomacy."


40 posted on 06/21/2005 6:54:45 AM PDT by JerseyHighlander
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To: Blood of Tyrants

A large printed message "American Traitor" tatooed on his forehead, marking him like Cain would suffice for me.


41 posted on 06/21/2005 6:55:34 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (Excrementum Occurum)
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To: OXENinFLA

Popular opinion: He should be tossed

Realistic opinion: He should be censured

My opinion: He should be tarred & feathered, then boiled in oil until crispy.


42 posted on 06/21/2005 6:59:26 AM PDT by DarthVader (Always ready to educate liberals by beating them profusely about the head with a Louisville Slugger.)
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To: Cincinatus
Nothing. I agree with Rush -

Normally I agree with Rush, however this time I don't. If the public lets this drop it will become the norm on the floor. I think Rush is saying leave it alone simply because he believes the Republicans don't have the guts to do anything. If you don't expect results you can't be disappointed. He's right without a lot of public outcry the Republicans will not do anything.

43 posted on 06/21/2005 7:00:39 AM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghanistan Honor Roll students.And we're unlikely to get a look into this t)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Why is it we ignore the Constitution in this matter?

Such a statement is clear aid and comfort of the enemey. At least as great as the treason of Hanoi Jane's time at the microphone on Radio Hanoi. Treason is a crime spelled out right in the Constitution itself. Follow it.

Convict him of treason.

Seriously.

44 posted on 06/21/2005 7:04:43 AM PDT by narby
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Well, the donks are between a rock and a hard place on this one. They should throw him out and try him for sedition. But since a large part of the dems believe the same way anyway, t'won't happen.

The second best thing they could do is to censure him and remove him from his leadership post. Again, t'won't happen, because of the general beliefs of the party of oppression.

The third thing they could do is remove him from his leadership position just as Trent Lott was for making far less odious remarks. Probably won't happen, but it is more likely, because they can rationalize this one away as a lack of appropriate leadership qualities on the part of Durbin.

The most likely scenario is that the donks do all they can to keep Durbin from any type of censure or embarrasment. Under this scenario, they will probably lose more seats in both houses, because it shows a cluelessness and corruption in the party's leadership that is on a par with Kofi and company.

In any case, as long as they keep the heat on, it is a win-win situation for the pubbies.
45 posted on 06/21/2005 7:06:08 AM PDT by Frumious Bandersnatch
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To: Baynative
The Constitution is ours. It is for our protection.

The Government has certain responsibilities and powers given it such as protecting our Borders (which isn't being done) it also defines what is treason, and what should be done with traitors (which our Government ignores).

So its easy. The Government follows the Constitution of the people, by the people, for the people...or they get booted as traitors themselves. . .

46 posted on 06/21/2005 7:06:10 AM PDT by Iron Matron (The UNITED STATES OF AMERICA , By the Blood of our Forefathers a Sovereign Nation.)
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To: armymarinemom
Normally I agree with Rush, however this time I don't. If the public lets this drop it will become the norm on the floor.

You are mischaracterizing what Rush (and I) are saying. He is NOT advocating that "the public let this drop." On the contrary, he is saying that this outburst perfectly reflects what the Democrats really believe. And he is saying that we (meaning all right-thinking Americans) should point this out again and again, repeatedly, until they cry "Uncle!" and then some. That hardly sounds like "letting this drop" to me.

47 posted on 06/21/2005 7:07:16 AM PDT by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Republicam)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Expel him.

He has shown his true feelings toward this country and our military.

Expel.

49 posted on 06/21/2005 7:19:57 AM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: Baynative
I couldn't be more firmly planted on your side. Now for starters...???????

For starters only, a March on the Capital. There's been million man marches and all kinds of krap for partisan (read: stupid, socialists) reasons, but the people must take action now, physically march, and demand the removal and/or trial of seditious factions as defined by We the People.

Who are we to tell the U.N. to clean up its act, when we dont have the balls to clean up Washington in the same manner that our Forefathers WOULD have done?

It is obvious the Vote no longer works. Traitors are voting in Traitors using fraud. Our Freedoms are being made a mockery by anti-USA politicians and some of us actually believe their blather. We have socialists in Congress, for Gods Sake!

Secondly, The Attorney General should be reminded that he should, and surely has the authority prosecute traitors.

This comes from General knowledge of the Constitution. You can bet I'll be reading my new pocket copy very closely in the weeks to come.

I know I am not alone. The Government would like to fool us all..one at a time..to maintain status quo. I think We the People are much smarter than that.

50 posted on 06/21/2005 7:21:56 AM PDT by Iron Matron (The UNITED STATES OF AMERICA , By the Blood of our Forefathers a Sovereign Nation.)
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