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Lame Duck RINO Stands In Way Of Bolton Nomination
Center For Individual Freedom ^ | 11/15/07 | Jeff Mazzella

Posted on 11/16/2006 9:48:00 AM PST by Jim 0216

"[C]utting down the man who was our best chance to reform the U.N. has nothing to do with the popular will -- and everything to do with [Senator Lincoln] Chafee getting the satisfaction of stabbing President Bush and the GOP one last time."

-- Investors Business Daily, November 13, 2006 --

RINO Senator Lincoln Chafee -- sullen and pouting because the voters in his state just kicked him out of office -- has announced he intends YET AGAIN to block the nomination of John Bolton as our U.N. ambassador.

In fact, the Rhode Island RINO made his intentions known within minutes of President Bush re-nominating Bolton to the important U.N. post. In fact, Chafee won't even allow a fair up-or-down vote on Bolton's nomination on the Senate floor.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bolton; bush; chafee; rino
Another good example of why the current regime needed to go. I hope conservatives can take back the Republican Party.
1 posted on 11/16/2006 9:48:02 AM PST by Jim 0216
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To: Jim 0216

This lilly-livered waste of testosterone is throwing his last hissy-fit.


2 posted on 11/16/2006 9:49:04 AM PST by word_warrior_bob
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To: word_warrior_bob

I doubt he has any testosterone.


3 posted on 11/16/2006 9:50:46 AM PST by MarkeyD (The tree of liberty must from time to time be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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To: word_warrior_bob

Good riddence to this piece of infested rubbish! Thank God and Greyhound he's "outta' there!!"


4 posted on 11/16/2006 9:51:56 AM PST by geezerwheezer (get up boys, we're burnin' daylight!!!)
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To: Jim 0216
C'mon Linc....

Clearing the way and voting for Bolton would really stick it to the woozy-crew moderates in RI who didn't vote for you!

5 posted on 11/16/2006 9:53:09 AM PST by Wings-n-Wind (All of the answers remain available; Wisdom is gained by asking the right questions!)
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To: Jim 0216

Couldn't they just kick him out of the committee?


6 posted on 11/16/2006 9:53:56 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Jim 0216

Linc is lower than whale sh!t


7 posted on 11/16/2006 9:56:08 AM PST by dennisw ("For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks-- Matt. 12:34)
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To: Jim 0216

Somebody stuff a paci in his mouth to shut him up! Apparently Mr. Chaffee's panties are in a suffocatingly tight wad.


8 posted on 11/16/2006 9:57:14 AM PST by delphirogatio
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To: Jim 0216

Serious question: is there a good reason they can't just BUMP his pasty white hinder off the committee?


9 posted on 11/16/2006 9:59:24 AM PST 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: Jim 0216

There's got to be some rule that Frist can apply to kick this POS off the committee!


10 posted on 11/16/2006 10:09:05 AM PST by pgkdan
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To: Jim 0216
That's gratitude for White House support during his tough primary. Chafee should never have been a senator, and wouldn't have been except for his father's name recognition.
11 posted on 11/16/2006 10:10:49 AM PST by OESY
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To: Jim 0216

AAAHHHHHHH........the silver lining on the dark cloud...another RINO relegated to the ash heap of history


12 posted on 11/16/2006 10:11:02 AM PST by joe fonebone (Israel, taking out the world's trash since 1948.)
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To: dennisw
If there's anything lower than what you said, Lincoln Chafee is it. He should be required to return all monies the RNC gave him for his campaign. He accepted it under fraudulent terms...he is NO REPUBLICAN!
13 posted on 11/16/2006 10:11:16 AM PST by PeskyOne
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To: pgkdan

Replace him on the committee with Allen until his term is up?


14 posted on 11/16/2006 10:12:48 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life)
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To: pgkdan

Bolton should resign before his term expires and then Bush can give him another recess appointment when Congress adjourns. That will cause the Dems. to throw a real hissy fit.


15 posted on 11/16/2006 10:12:57 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
Bush can give him another recess appointment when Congress adjourns.

I've read on FR that if Bush does that, Bolton would be classified as a non-paid volunteer.

He (Bolton) may not need the salary, but I can't see him staying on in the face of such an insult.

The Chafee situation just sucks!

~GCR~

16 posted on 11/16/2006 10:23:19 AM PST by GoldCountryRedneck ("Idiocy - Never under estimate the power of stupid people in large numbers" - despair.com)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

Bush could do that but a second recess appointment would require that Bolton serve without pay. That's asking alot.


17 posted on 11/16/2006 10:24:05 AM PST by pgkdan
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To: pgkdan

Bush can appoint him to a NEW job with a recess appointment, such as Deputy Ambassador to the UN. Then Bush appoints NO ONE to the Ambassador job. Bolton gets paid, and Bolton stays in the UN.

It would drive the Dems nuts. And it's perfectly legal.


18 posted on 11/16/2006 10:27:25 AM PST by sdillard
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To: Jim 0216
Bolton is pretty much gone so hopefully to avoid any further Senatorial misconduct on up or down votes, the first congressional recess after the new congress takes office President Bush should go straight for the recess appointee with someone like Ann Coulter.
19 posted on 11/16/2006 10:28:09 AM PST by tobyhill (The War on Terrorism is not for the weak.)
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To: Jim 0216

SO LONG LINC...DON'T LET THE DOOR HIT YOU WHERE THE GOOD LORD SPLIT YOU!


20 posted on 11/16/2006 10:29:28 AM PST by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: sdillard

Damn! If you're not to busy, could you become head of the RNC. If we had more thinking like that, we'd still be the majority party.


21 posted on 11/16/2006 10:38:42 AM PST by stop_fascism
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To: PeskyOne
If there's anything lower than what you said, Lincoln Chafee is it. He should be required to return all monies the RNC gave him for his campaign. He accepted it under fraudulent terms...he is NO REPUBLICAN!

Why blame him. Who propped him up to stay in office? There's your culprits.

22 posted on 11/16/2006 10:40:57 AM PST by Digger
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To: Jim 0216

Everyone... go to his website and send him a note.


23 posted on 11/16/2006 10:50:51 AM PST by ItsForTheChildren
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To: BibChr

I've been wondering myself why they can't just reorganize the committee now before the term ends. I don't know if there is any rule against it, other than tradition possibly. If Linc can be removed Frist needs to get this done.


24 posted on 11/16/2006 10:56:54 AM PST by The Inspector
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To: Jim 0216

Someone should whack this guy in the head with a 2 x 4.


25 posted on 11/16/2006 10:57:03 AM PST by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: pgkdan
If there was, it would take a set to invoke the rule. This is Frist we are talking about here.
26 posted on 11/16/2006 11:03:13 AM PST by alarm rider (Not a democrat, not a republican, not a "libertarian".. A CONSERVATIVE.)
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To: dfwgator
Couldn't they just kick him out of the committee?

Good question.

27 posted on 11/16/2006 11:04:56 AM PST by Churchillspirit (We are all foot soldiers in this War On Terror.)
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To: Liberty Valance

I don't think they can kick him off the committee unless he did something illegal. Stupidity does not count.


28 posted on 11/16/2006 11:10:23 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: dfwgator

I agree.

Option 1: Get Chaffee's commitment to "abstain" from voting on Bolton.

Option 2: Expel Chaffee from the committee.

Option 3: Expel Chaffee from the GOP because of the unspecified "ethics problem" that Democrats have used to make him their puppet.

Option 4: Bring Bolton's nomination to the full Senate without "committee approval".

I wonder if Presidential-candidate Frist will choose to demonstrate his leadership skills by doing any of these?


29 posted on 11/16/2006 11:29:35 AM PST by pfony1
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To: sdillard

Excellent!


30 posted on 11/16/2006 11:33:52 AM PST by txhurl (We had to destroy the party in order to save it)
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To: sdillard

What do you think we should be doing about J Rockefeller? We have ~40 days left.


31 posted on 11/16/2006 11:35:55 AM PST by txhurl (We had to destroy the party in order to save it)
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To: Digger
You do have a very good point, but Lincoln Chafee knew he wasn't a Republican at heart, and he should have switched parties and run as a Democrat. We were going to lose that seat anyway, and we sure didn't need to waste the money we did on that scumbag. Chafee was dishonest, and the RNC was less than smart.
32 posted on 11/16/2006 11:48:26 AM PST by PeskyOne
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To: Jim 0216
Come on, guys. Like you didn't expect this.

Didn't you see that clip where he says he is GLAD that the Dims won? He is (was) a through-and-through lib.

33 posted on 11/16/2006 2:10:02 PM PST by America_Right (People should not be afraid of their government. The government should be afraid of the people.)
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To: dennisw
"Linc is lower than whale sh!t"

whale sh!t floats.

34 posted on 11/16/2006 2:11:19 PM PST by Exit148 (Founder of the Loose Change Club. Every nickle and dime counts!!)
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To: Jim 0216
Another good example of why the current regime needed to go

While they may have 'needed' to go. . .

Despite the pain of RINO's; our current Repub Party could not afford to 'have them go'.

35 posted on 11/16/2006 3:10:06 PM PST by cricket (Live Liberal free. . .or suffer their consequences. . .SAVE THE TERRORISTS! JOIN THE DEMOCRATS. . .)
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