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Reid calls president latter-day Fillmore
The Washington Times ^ | November 1, 2005 | Stephen Dinan

Posted on 11/01/2005 3:44:16 PM PST by neverdem


The Washington Times
www.washingtontimes.com

Reid calls president latter-day Fillmore

By Stephen Dinan
THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Published November 1, 2005

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said yesterday that President Bush will go down as the Millard Fillmore of our time, and said the Republican president is the best thing Democrats have going for them for the 2006 elections.


    "I think our biggest cheerleader for getting back some of the votes we've lost in the last couple presidential elections and some congressional elections is George W. Bush," the Nevada Democrat said in predicting a big election year for his party.


    He said Republicans will be doomed by the indictments that have hit the White House and House Republican leaders, an investigation into stock sales by Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist of Tennessee, big budget deficits and lack of progress on pensions and health care.


    Mr. Reid has changed his mind from May, when he said on the floor of the Senate that it would take "a miracle" to win five seats -- the number necessary to gain parity with Republicans in the Senate.


    "Frankly, at that time we weren't doing nearly as well then as we are now," Mr. Reid told reporters yesterday at a lunch organized by the Christian Science Monitor. Now, however, he said he "wouldn't be betting a lot on Republicans controlling the next Congress."


    "We're going to pick up seats. History's on our side. It's just a question of how many we pick up," he said.


    He said Democrats will defeat four incumbent Republicans -- in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Montana and Missouri. He also said Democrats have


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1 posted on 11/01/2005 3:44:17 PM PST by neverdem
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To: neverdem

Poor old dingy Harry -- he has to lay off the caffeine. Liberalism has rotted his brain, which doesn't help. Soon, Harry will realize that the libs have nothing going for them...they should try howling at the moon.


2 posted on 11/01/2005 3:47:09 PM PST by EagleUSA
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To: neverdem
wishful thinking, Harry
you delusional POS
3 posted on 11/01/2005 3:48:44 PM PST by TheOracleAtLilac
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To: neverdem

Who would you rather have commanding the War on Terror - George Bush or some slimy, loser demoncrat who couldn't surrender to the islamofascists fast enough?

STFU Reid. You are an embarrassment to your state and your church.


4 posted on 11/01/2005 3:49:38 PM PST by 43north (If you're not liberal at 20 you have no heart. If you're still liberal at 40 you have no brain.)
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To: neverdem

Unfortunately, Harry Reid is doomed to be the Harry Reid of our time.


5 posted on 11/01/2005 3:50:01 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: neverdem

I thought the last election was any one but Bush; they learn with deliberate speed.


6 posted on 11/01/2005 3:50:03 PM PST by SF Republican
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To: neverdem

Well, that certainly explains this afternoon's temper tantrum.

The Dems are back on their heels a bit with no significant indictments and the Alito nomination, so they had to pull a stunt to put the focus back on them so the same old tired charges could repeated for the umpteenth time.

Lead on Millard.


7 posted on 11/01/2005 3:51:01 PM PST by Arm_Bears (America is returning to the values the Boy Scouts never left.)
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To: neverdem


I watched Ried have his mental breakdown press conferance after hijacking the Senate.

I think Ried suffers from restless leg syndrome (see above post) and is in desperate need of a full frontal lobotomy and or electro-shock treatment to reformatt that damaged hard drive he calls a brain.


8 posted on 11/01/2005 3:51:12 PM PST by Para-Ord.45
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To: neverdem

Terry McCauliffe: "There is NO WAY Jeb Bush will be reelected as Governor of Florida. My polls have him losing by a significant margin to McBride."


9 posted on 11/01/2005 3:52:22 PM PST by Clemenza (In League with the Freemasons, The Bilderbergers, and the Learned Elders of Zion)
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To: neverdem

Dingy Harry was out of his league in eighth grade and still is.


10 posted on 11/01/2005 3:52:57 PM PST by shiva
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To: neverdem
"We're going to pick up seats. History's on our side. It's just a question of how many we pick up," he said.

Sort of on par with " Senator Kerry let me be the first to call you Mr.President".
From about a year ago I think.

11 posted on 11/01/2005 3:54:11 PM PST by carlr
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To: neverdem
And Bill Clinton helped Al Gore get elected President in 2000 too! Yep, rode his coattails right into the White House didn't he? :-) Jackdonkey!
12 posted on 11/01/2005 3:54:39 PM PST by ladyinred ("Progressive" = code word for Communist/Nazi)
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To: neverdem

apparently Reid does nothing all day but think up NAMES to call the Pres and members of his admin. And just think we pay this jerk big bucks to do it.


13 posted on 11/01/2005 3:56:09 PM PST by marty60
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To: neverdem

Suuuure, Dingy Harry...whatever you say...why don't you come into this nice room with padded walls?


14 posted on 11/01/2005 3:56:55 PM PST by JRios1968 ("Cogito, ergo FReep": I think, therefore I FReep.)
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To: neverdem

Hard to believe anyone could be any more pitiful than Tom Daschle was but Harry seems quite determined.


15 posted on 11/01/2005 3:57:28 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (Some people are too stupid to be ashamed.)
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To: neverdem

Yeah, the Bush strategery really paid off for the dems in 2004. Even bigger gains in 2006, I'm sure, not.


16 posted on 11/01/2005 3:58:37 PM PST by Still Thinking (Disregard the law of unintended consequences at your own risk.)
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To: neverdem

Bush is actually a latter-day Washington - a man focused on the big picture while refusing to dignify the carping, partisan criticisms of tiny people like Reid with a reply.


17 posted on 11/01/2005 3:58:42 PM PST by Mr. Jeeves (Speaking several languages is an asset; keeping your mouth shut in one is priceless.)
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To: neverdem

I can't speak for the other states, but Jim Talent will win comfortably against a nasty little Hillary clone that just got her ass handed to her in the gubernatorial race last year.


18 posted on 11/01/2005 3:59:07 PM PST by Keith (now more than ever...it's about the judges)
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To: neverdem

Tara Reid ?

jas3


19 posted on 11/01/2005 4:00:13 PM PST by jas3
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To: neverdem

Nancy Pelosi also predicted that they would "take back the House" in 2004.

Unfortunately, all these pesky voters didn't agree.


20 posted on 11/01/2005 4:00:24 PM PST by NewMediaFan (Fake but accurate)
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To: neverdem

I doubt that Harry knows who Millard Fillmore was. I'm guessing that Biden fed him that line.


21 posted on 11/01/2005 4:00:33 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: neverdem
"We're going to pick up seats. History's on our side. It's just a question of how many we pick up," he said."

How much crack does the DNC have, Dingy?

22 posted on 11/01/2005 4:02:22 PM PST by manwiththehands
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To: Para-Ord.45

Hey just got a new hard drive at Office Max for $70 and a $30 rebate. Maybe Dingy Harry can afford that since he voted in a new raise in June.


23 posted on 11/01/2005 4:02:23 PM PST by Stayingawayfromthedarkside (The stink you smell are the liberals fuming after Ann speaks!!!)
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To: neverdem

Say what??!!

Millard Fillmore is the best he can do? I'd love to see a Jay Leno man on the street interview to see how many people have ever heard that name.

The Republicans could spend billions, and never come up with advertizing this good...


24 posted on 11/01/2005 4:06:39 PM PST by Bean Counter (Stout Hearts!!)
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To: neverdem

Oh yeah, this will resonate with a populace where 85 percent of the people couldn't tell you who the current vice president is...


25 posted on 11/01/2005 4:09:08 PM PST by riri
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To: Bean Counter

"The Republicans could spend billions, and never come up with advertizing this good..."

But what about Dingell-Norwood?


26 posted on 11/01/2005 4:10:59 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: neverdem

Wishful thinking Harry. But then you probably know you are going to get fired so have nothing to lose huh Harry?


27 posted on 11/01/2005 4:12:04 PM PST by MNJohnnie (Merry Alitomas!)
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To: neverdem
He said Republicans will be doomed by the indictments that have hit the White House

IndictmentS? Somebody else got nailed while I was eating dinner?

28 posted on 11/01/2005 4:12:15 PM PST by madprof98
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To: neverdem

29 posted on 11/01/2005 4:13:07 PM PST by pookie18 ((Hillary Rotten) Clinton Happens...as does Dr. Demento Dean, Bela Pelosi & Benedick Durbin!!)
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To: EagleUSA
Hey Halfwatt-lay you 10-1 we pick up seats!!

Pray for W and Our Troops

30 posted on 11/01/2005 4:14:46 PM PST by bray (Iraq, freed from Saddamn now Pray for Freedom from Mohammad)
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To: neverdem

Dingy Harry needs to step away from DU.


31 posted on 11/01/2005 4:15:59 PM PST by CzarNicky (The problem with bad ideas is that they seemed like good ideas at the time.)
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To: neverdem
Right Harry. Notice the shape your water carriers are in have you?

'05 Proving To Be Worst Newspaper Year Since Recession by Ross Fadner, Monday, Oct 31, 2005 7:00 AM EST

IT'S OFFICIAL: 2005 WILL BE the newspaper industry's worst year since the last ad industry recession. And things aren't looking much better for next year either, according to a top Wall Street firm's report on newspaper publishing. "Sadly, 2005 is shaping up as the industry's worst year from a revenue growth perspective since the recession impacted 2001-2002 period," says the report from Goldman Sachs, adding a warning that meaningful growth in 2006 is "very unlikely."

In particular, national advertising has under-performed, remaining essentially flat this year, as has the retail category, the report said--while classified, both print and online, has shown positive gains so far this year, up 4-5 percent.

The weak ad environment for newspapers has caused Goldman to scale back its 2006 growth forecast to 3.5 percent from 4.0 percent. The note said national ad growth would once again be weakest at 1.0 percent, followed by retail, 2.5 percent, and classifieds at 3.6 percent. The bright spot continues to be online newspaper revenues, which are projected to grow an impressive 25 percent in 2006. Despite this, online will still represent 5.0 percent of total newspaper revenues.

The only really good news for publishers is that the investment firm believes the cost of newsprint, which has risen recently, is likely to fall slightly in 2006, as demand falls more quickly than production capacity. The report said newsprint prices would peak and then slowly recede in the second half of the year.

Even so, this good news is scant relief for an industry besieged by flat ad revenues, falling stocks, and fleeing subscribers. Last week, Rishad Tobaccowala, chief innovation officer for Publicis Groupe, told a newspaper--the Chicago Tribune--"newspapers are at a tipping point," in which online media will start to take more readership and more ad dollars. He added that newspapers are in the worst situation of all news media for growth as "the least visually engaging and least youth oriented" medium.

32 posted on 11/01/2005 4:17:49 PM PST by MNJohnnie (Merry Alitomas!)
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To: neverdem
"I think our biggest cheerleader for getting back some of the votes we've lost in the last couple presidential elections and some congressional elections is George W. Bush,"

The way for the GOP to continue to win big is to make sure the Dims continue to run against a guy who's not on the ballot....

33 posted on 11/01/2005 4:19:20 PM PST by Onelifetogive (* Sarcasm tag ALWAYS required. For some FReepers, sarcasm can NEVER be obvious enough.)
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To: Past Your Eyes

it's hard to imagine ried competing with the pink tie tirade......but this is close.


34 posted on 11/01/2005 4:21:48 PM PST by tioga
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To: Onelifetogive

We should all be thankful that the liberals are this stupid. It is a blessing...


35 posted on 11/01/2005 4:26:33 PM PST by GOPRaleigh (Liberals - who needs 'em.)
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To: NewMediaFan
Nancy Pelosi also predicted that they would "take back the House" in 2004. Unfortunately, all these pesky voters didn't agree.

Everytime I hear these a-holes, they're talking about taking back the country...taking back the WH...in our structure of government, "power" is not theirs to take. It is granted "by the people", originated "of the people", and instituted "for the people".

The Dims had best learn this before they really lose (i.e. 'buster-proof majorities in Congress, and 5 or more solid conservatives on SCOTUS).

36 posted on 11/01/2005 4:31:26 PM PST by Christian4Bush ("A gov't big enough to give you all you want is a gov't big enough to take all you have." G.Ford)
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To: neverdem

The only thing the dimwit idiots know is "name calling"!


37 posted on 11/01/2005 4:31:33 PM PST by LittleBoPeep
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To: neverdem

Harry Reid is one big nutcase!


38 posted on 11/01/2005 4:32:35 PM PST by Cricket24 ("We have met the enemy and it's the U.S. press (and the democrats and some Republicans)!")
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To: neverdem

Golly, I thought this was by Scrappleface when I first skimmed through the body of the post.

W as the Rats biggest cheerleader?

W as the reason they will get back votes the Rats lost last time? Didn't they try "W" as the reason to vote for them last time--uh, when they LOST all those votes because of W?

YOu can't make this stuff up.


39 posted on 11/01/2005 4:33:24 PM PST by wouldntbprudent
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To: neverdem

Republicans now control the presidency and both houses of congress. Democrats can no longer win at the ballot box so their last chance to impose liberalism on the country is through the courts with their liberal activist judges. They realize that when Alito is confirmed that their stranglehold on the courts has now been broken also. They now control NOTHING. Fifty years of liberal tyrany is over.


40 posted on 11/01/2005 4:35:04 PM PST by Buffettfan (http://www.swiftvets.com)
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To: neverdem

Oh...I thought Millard Fillmore was a duck! That's right. The duck is Mallard Fillmore. Did he die of that virus??? LOL


41 posted on 11/01/2005 4:36:32 PM PST by Cricket24 ("We have met the enemy and it's the U.S. press (and the democrats and some Republicans)!")
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To: Cricket24
And Jimmy Carter is the present day Jimmy Carter. Reid makes Daschle look rationale - incredible.
42 posted on 11/01/2005 4:44:04 PM PST by GOPRaleigh (Liberals - who needs 'em.)
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To: neverdem

Guess they ought to re- CAT scan Harry for that stroke damage.


43 posted on 11/01/2005 4:46:35 PM PST by fat city ("The nation that controls magnetism controls the world.")
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To: neverdem
35 out of 40 don't attack WHAT Reid said. The best we can do is one sentence comments like "Harry is nuts" or "Harry is on crack"? Sheesh, no wonder the DU laughs at us. (Though the Mallard Filmore cartoon was funny)
44 posted on 11/01/2005 4:47:27 PM PST by Sir_Humphrey (The mighty oak is just a nut who held it's ground)
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To: Sir_Humphrey
35 out of 40 don't attack WHAT Reid said.

When your enemy is on an unhinged rant, doing more damage to himself than probably anything we could say, I say sit back and enjoy the show. This sounds like it was scripted at Mooron.org.

45 posted on 11/01/2005 5:17:38 PM PST by neverdem (May you be in heaven a half hour before the devil knows that you're dead.)
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To: neverdem

He can't refute the president on issues and resorts to name-calling- typical liberal argument style.


46 posted on 11/01/2005 5:23:10 PM PST by Rockitz (After all these years, it's still rocket science.)
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To: EagleUSA

Reid must be hanging out too much with Senator Hillary.
Now he is cracking up too.


47 posted on 11/01/2005 5:26:28 PM PST by Revererdrv (T)
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To: Para-Ord.45
I think Ried suffers from restless leg syndrome...

Reid is gonna find out quick that you need at least one leg to put your foot down. On Valerie Plame and Joe Wilson they have staked their political fortunes in '06. If fighting the good fight still means anything to the GOP, as conservatives, this 'democratic' party's fate is sealed. That party is begging to be slayed.

48 posted on 11/01/2005 5:28:46 PM PST by eric_da_grate (a)
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To: Sir_Humphrey
Why shouldn't they laugh at us? After all, they're the reality-based community, and we aren't.
49 posted on 11/01/2005 5:33:28 PM PST by RightWingAtheist (Free the Crevo Three!)
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To: neverdem
harry dweeb should go back to his hard ware store.......worthless pos......
50 posted on 11/01/2005 6:21:50 PM PST by fatteddy
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