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Senator Dick Durbin waiting for soldiers to die.
Congressional Record ^ | 06/14/06 | Senator Dick Durbin

Posted on 06/15/2006 8:52:54 AM PDT by SE Mom

This morning's newspaper informs us that we have lost 2,493 of our best and bravest young men and women serving this United States in Iraq. I asked a member of my staff to check when we lost 2,000 soldiers, and the date was October 25 of last year. It appears that in a very short period of time, we will pass the 2,500 mark. At the time that we recorded the 2,000th military death in Iraq, I asked, along with other Senators, for a moment of silence on the floor of the U.S. Senate to acknowledge their great contribution to our country and in respect for their memory. When the time comes that 2,500 have given their lives, I will make that same unanimous consent request. Since there are no Republican Senators on the floor at this moment, I won't make it at this time, but I want the majority to know that I think, on a bipartisan basis, Senators from both parties should come to the floor when we have recorded the 2,500th death in Iraq and observe a moment of silence in memory of our fallen warriors and in prayer for their families whose lives will never be the same because of their loss.

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KEYWORDS: 109th; 2500; bastard; durbin; ghouls; iraq; scumbag; vultures
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Yesterday Senator Durbin stood on the floor of the Senate to inform us there have been 2,493 deaths of our military in Iraq.

He further (no doubt in anticipatory glee) said he will call for a moment of silence in the Senate when the death of # 2,500 is announced.

How much clearer can he be? It appears he cannot wait for this event- he is already planning for the political impact, and looking forward to exploit it to his aims.

Imagine, if you can, being a GI in Iraq today. Imagine hearing that a senator from your country is counting the days til the death of your 2,500th comrade.

If anyone else finds this gesture on the part of Senator Durbin to be as gruesome and disgusting as I do- please contact the senator's office.

(202) 224-2152 e-mail: http://www.senate.gov/~durbin/contact.cfm#contact

1 posted on 06/15/2006 8:52:56 AM PDT by SE Mom
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To: SE Mom

Who has any doubt that the DUmocrats and Al Queda are on the same side? The DUmocrats were up in arms about the "wire tapping" program because they were afraid their daily DNC talking point fax might be intercepted.

The DUmocrats are EXACTLY like the terrorist without the IED's.


2 posted on 06/15/2006 8:54:46 AM PDT by RasterMaster ("Big Tents" you get Clowns & Circus Freaks! The road to HELL is paved with LIEberals!)
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To: Bahbah; Peach; AliVeritas; holdonnow; saveliberty; tiredoflaundry; OldFriend; Allegra; Coop; ...

ping


3 posted on 06/15/2006 8:55:01 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud Mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

What doed Durbin have to say about the "2" who were murdered by an Islamonazi American who had enlisted (Sgt. Akbar)?

Does he still blame President Bush for their deaths?


4 posted on 06/15/2006 8:56:19 AM PDT by weegee ("Hitler dead in bunker by own hand, war rages on")
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To: SE Mom
Has Senator Durbin cleared his action with the Mayor or will he get spanked, like a child, again?
5 posted on 06/15/2006 8:56:29 AM PDT by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: SE Mom

Good catch. What a worthless POS is Dick Durbin. I'd like to see this sent to Rush and Hannity.


6 posted on 06/15/2006 8:57:04 AM PDT by Dems_R_Losers (The Kerry/Lehane/Wilson/Grunwald/Cooper plot to destroy Karl Rove has failed!!)
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To: RasterMaster

Time Magazine WAS in contact with terrorists. The journalists don't like to have their treason called into question.


7 posted on 06/15/2006 8:57:11 AM PDT by weegee ("Hitler dead in bunker by own hand, war rages on")
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To: SE Mom
Added keywords ghouls and vultures.
8 posted on 06/15/2006 8:57:28 AM PDT by dighton
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To: SE Mom
we have lost 2,493 of our best and bravest young men and women

You mean 2,493 Nazi-esque, Stalinesque, Khmer Roughe-esque monsters in uniform, Senator Turban?

9 posted on 06/15/2006 8:58:08 AM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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To: RasterMaster

This guy is the sorryist Senator Illinois has ever had. If we re-elect him, then we are the sorryist of states.

Mr. "I support the troops but not the war" Dick Durbin. Useless.


10 posted on 06/15/2006 8:59:23 AM PDT by nikos1121
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To: dighton

Excellent:)

The way Durbin discusses the LIVES of our military- as though we're about to go over the 11,000 mark on the Dow..it just enrages me.


11 posted on 06/15/2006 9:00:06 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud Mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

Rush is right again: the Democrats are invested in defeat.


12 posted on 06/15/2006 9:00:09 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh
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To: SE Mom

This guy is filth.


13 posted on 06/15/2006 9:00:10 AM PDT by SIDENET (I like liberals...they taste like CHICKEN.)
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To: SE Mom

I emailed Durbin the turbin.

I suggest you all do it.

http://durbin.senate.gov/submissionconfirmation.cfm


14 posted on 06/15/2006 9:00:57 AM PDT by JFC (Land of the FREE because of our BRAVE)
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To: SE Mom

Funny, I don't recall Durbin offering a resolution congratulating our military on the success in hastnening the arrival of a meeting for Zark and his 72 virgins.


15 posted on 06/15/2006 9:00:59 AM PDT by IamConservative (Who does not trust a man of principle? A man who has none.)
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To: JFC

GOOD for you- this man is exploitive in a truly disgusting way.


16 posted on 06/15/2006 9:02:23 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud Mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: OldFriend

Ghoulish Turdbin *ping*


17 posted on 06/15/2006 9:02:45 AM PDT by Fudd Fan (Help get Murtha out of Congress- donate at http://www.irey.com/)
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To: SE Mom

Military deaths in Iraq hit 2,500


18 posted on 06/15/2006 9:02:48 AM PDT by michigander (The Constitution only guarantees the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.)
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To: SE Mom
In other news, 2500+ civilians were MURDERED in Los Angeles last year.

Any Dems or libs gonna call for a LA pull out timetable??

(those crickets I hear?)

~GCR~

19 posted on 06/15/2006 9:03:03 AM PDT by GoldCountryRedneck ("I think, I think, therefor, I think, I am, I think." - Ephemeral Isle Blog)
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To: GoldCountryRedneck; michigander

Well- I'm sure he's got his publicity machine ready to roll...the wheels of it are greased with the blood of our soldiers..


20 posted on 06/15/2006 9:05:06 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud Mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

"If anyone else finds this gesture on the part of Senator Durbin to be as gruesome and disgusting as I do- please contact the senator's office."

Done! See my email message below...




"As a constituent of yours I find it disgustingly gruesome that you are counting the days until the 2,500th American casualty by death in Iraq. It would appear that, instead of proudly supporting our patriots in uniform who are defending your right to be stupid, you are aligning yourself with the enemy, who also can't wait for that milestone to arrive.

You should be ashamed of yourself. You are NO patriot. You are an embarrassment to America."



I borrowed your terms of 'disgusting' and 'gruesome' as I couldn't think of any better words. Thanks!


21 posted on 06/15/2006 9:06:46 AM PDT by bcsco ("He who is wedded to the spirit of the age is soon a widower" - Anonymous)
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To: SE Mom

Someone should ask Mr. Traitor what makes death number 2,500 "more significant" than 2,493? Isn't EACH life sacred?


22 posted on 06/15/2006 9:07:23 AM PDT by weegee ("Hitler dead in bunker by own hand, war rages on")
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To: bcsco

I tell ya- I run OUT of adjectives to describe the likes of Durbin.

Glad you sent an email to him! WTG!


23 posted on 06/15/2006 9:08:11 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud Mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

Great post, SE Mom.


24 posted on 06/15/2006 9:11:45 AM PDT by Bahbah (Democrat Motto: Why not the worst)
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To: Bahbah

Thanks to you for finding the info.


25 posted on 06/15/2006 9:14:04 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud Mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

Had an interesting Kiwanis Golden K breakfast this a.m. Our guest speaker was a young man who's just started a talk radio segment on our local station (the 1st one for that station). He's a former Army Captain who served in both Afghanistan and Iraq. He interviewed Durbin a week or so ago. He stated he doesn't like his politics but treated him with respect.

Being a young fellow with a new job/show, that would be the only way to go. I'm glad, however, I didn't hear the show. I'd have called in and let Durbin have it. I told the fellow so after breakfast. He laughed and said he understood.


26 posted on 06/15/2006 9:14:05 AM PDT by bcsco ("He who is wedded to the spirit of the age is soon a widower" - Anonymous)
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To: Fudd Fan
Michael Barone and others in the media are now openly saying that the dems are hoping for failure in Iraq.

Of course, Alan Comb-over gave a half hearted mealy mouth objection.

27 posted on 06/15/2006 9:18:05 AM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: GoldCountryRedneck

Over sixteen thousand people murdered in America last year.


28 posted on 06/15/2006 9:19:48 AM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: bcsco
I called Durbin's office the other day and suggested he do his celebrating of the deaths of our troops....in private.

The aide hung up on me.....no doubt she's heard from other Patriots.

29 posted on 06/15/2006 9:20:51 AM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: SE Mom

A reluctant ping to an article of a gleeful ghoul.


30 posted on 06/15/2006 9:21:05 AM PDT by bwteim (bwteim = Begin With The End In Mind / Must I always use a sarcasm off tag??)
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To: JFC
Or call the US Capitol, toll free

1-888-355-3588

31 posted on 06/15/2006 9:22:07 AM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: bcsco

LOL! Well- when in uniform..they are always respectful of others:)


32 posted on 06/15/2006 9:23:55 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud Mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: nikos1121

Yeah you guys need to get rid of that one. Osama is bad enough, but the turbin is the worst. He reminds me of voingy.


33 posted on 06/15/2006 9:24:39 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Let us not flinch from identifying liberalism as the opposition party to God.)
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To: SE Mom

No adjectives? How about some nouns with some adjectives mixed in -- idiot; traitor; backstabbing weasel; the worst and lowest kind of political grandstander; a greasy, soul-less creep; and a royal s*n-*f-a-b*tch.


34 posted on 06/15/2006 9:24:46 AM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (The moving finger writes and, having writ, moves on......)
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To: GoldCountryRedneck

There is NO WAY LA had 2500 murders last year.


35 posted on 06/15/2006 9:25:29 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Let us not flinch from identifying liberalism as the opposition party to God.)
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To: SE Mom

When is this guy up for re-election?


36 posted on 06/15/2006 9:25:36 AM PDT by shekkian
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To: RasterMaster

Not to mention that Leaky Leahy or FatTed probably have their staffers calling Al Qaeda operatives to warn them about upcoming missions by our troops.


37 posted on 06/15/2006 9:41:00 AM PDT by FishFace222
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To: SE Mom
Well- I'm sure he's got his publicity machine ready to roll...the wheels of it are greased with the blood of our soldiers..

Sounds like that quote from Thomas Jefferson, "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants".

You stated that Illinois swine perfectly, SE Mom...Dick Durbin is greasing the wheels of his publicity machine with the blood of our soldiers, and it must not be allowed to stand. I'd be removed bodily, if I were in the Senate right now.

38 posted on 06/15/2006 9:43:02 AM PDT by Christian4Bush (The Rat Party's goal is to END the conflict, not WIN the conflict...should be the other way around.)
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To: FishFace222

When they ran into trouble getting the message to the minions, they always have NY Slimes on speed dial.


39 posted on 06/15/2006 9:46:50 AM PDT by RasterMaster ("Big Tents" you get Clowns & Circus Freaks! The road to HELL is paved with LIEberals!)
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To: SE Mom
Forget the gesture, I find him gruesome and disgusting. And he is the Senator from my state. One in a long line of imbeciles and embarrassments.
40 posted on 06/15/2006 9:57:38 AM PDT by Protagoras ("A real decision is measured by the fact that you have taken a new action"... Tony Robbins)
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To: SE Mom

Turbin Durbin strikes again. He's a horrible, disgusting person.


41 posted on 06/15/2006 9:59:51 AM PDT by Peach (Iraq/AlQaeda relationship http://markeichenlaub.blogspot.com/2006/06/strategic-relationship-between.)
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To: SE Mom

This schmuck would have been a great stalwart in the days of Normandy, Bastogne, Okinawa or Iwo Jima. Spare me your phony tears.


42 posted on 06/15/2006 10:04:09 AM PDT by Inwoodian
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To: SE Mom

Can I get a link that's still working so I can send it out. And where do I dig for audio (?)/


43 posted on 06/15/2006 10:11:19 AM PDT by AliVeritas ("I see dead people...and illegal immigrants...voting in the next election")
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To: nikos1121

I'm a downstater too. Can't stand him or Obama.


44 posted on 06/15/2006 10:17:00 AM PDT by morans14
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To: morans14

Id love to see Judy win Gov


45 posted on 06/15/2006 10:20:37 AM PDT by nikos1121
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To: Inwoodian

At least they weren't afraid to execute the Lord Haw-Haws of those days. They didn't let them be senators. Or maybe they did, Adlai Stevenson anyone? Not that he was a traitor, just a wimp.


46 posted on 06/15/2006 10:21:56 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Let us not flinch from identifying liberalism as the opposition party to God.)
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To: nikos1121

I would too. Ya know I grew up in Southern Ohio and Judy reminds me of a young Marge Schott with the gruff voice and her mannerisms. I met udy at the State Fair last year. Cool lady.


47 posted on 06/15/2006 10:22:39 AM PDT by morans14
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To: SE Mom

Their big payday will be when the amount of soldiers passes the fatalities from 9-11. Those crocodile tears will be replaced by champagne behind closed doors.


48 posted on 06/15/2006 10:24:38 AM PDT by Flightdeck (Go Longhorns)
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To: SE Mom

3000 wasn't coming fast enough for him.


49 posted on 06/15/2006 10:30:41 AM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (Give Them Liberty Or Give Them Death! - IT'S ISLAM, STUPID! - Islam Delenda Est! - Rumble thee forth)
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To: Flightdeck
Their big payday will be when the amount of soldiers passes the fatalities from 9-11. Those crocodile tears will be replaced by champagne behind closed doors.

Which makes as much sense as when the deaths in WWII surpassed the loss at Pearl Harbor.
50 posted on 06/15/2006 10:33:02 AM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (Give Them Liberty Or Give Them Death! - IT'S ISLAM, STUPID! - Islam Delenda Est! - Rumble thee forth)
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