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Caption Pic of Blago's Burris being rejected by Senate today.
Drudge Report ^ | Jan 6,2009

Posted on 01/06/2009 8:16:05 AM PST by AmericanMade1776

Blago's Pick Says He Doesn't Want Confrontation, Will Consult With Lawyers...


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TOPICS: Political Humor/Cartoons; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 111th; blagojevich; bleepgate; burris; captionthis; distraction; obama; obamatransitionfile; reid
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HA!HA!


1 posted on 01/06/2009 8:16:06 AM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: AmericanMade1776

Dems send Burris to the back of the bus


2 posted on 01/06/2009 8:19:08 AM PST by Callahan
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To: AmericanMade1776

Once more the Democrat Party Leadership demonstrates their contempt for the law.


3 posted on 01/06/2009 8:20:44 AM PST by Sudetenland (Those diplomats serve best, who serve as cannon fodder to protect our troops!)
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To: Sudetenland
Sudetenland wrote: Once more the Democrat Party Leadership demonstrates their contempt for the law.

If Burris tries that again, he should be arrested.

4 posted on 01/06/2009 8:21:41 AM PST by AmericanMade1776 ( Obama Happens! Not my Fault!)
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To: AmericanMade1776
Burris may turn the table on Reid and claim racism. [Hey, it worked for Obama, in the primaries and in the general.]

Burris could raise that stink, since, if seated, he would be the only black senator in the current Senate.

Burris, if he chooses, would really embarrass Reid and Co.

5 posted on 01/06/2009 8:22:18 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: AmericanMade1776

The Democrats are fools. Burris absolutely should be seated. There is no constitutional reason to refuse to seat him. Reid is an imbecile.


6 posted on 01/06/2009 8:23:05 AM PST by RichardW
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To: AmericanMade1776
The George Wallace dems....


7 posted on 01/06/2009 8:24:34 AM PST by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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To: AmericanMade1776

8 posted on 01/06/2009 8:25:32 AM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: RichardW

This may backfire on Reid. If/When Burris is seated, he could be so angry at Reid, he votes against Reid and the Democrats. Wouldn’t that be nice?


9 posted on 01/06/2009 8:25:48 AM PST by Humal
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To: AmericanMade1776

Burris was appointed by a sitting Governor.

Like it or not, IL Governor is still the legal chief exec of that state. Thus, he has every legal right to fill the empty Senate seat according to Federal and Illinois law.

At the time of the appointment, the Governor was still the governor.

When this hits the US Supreme Court, they will side with the Governor.


10 posted on 01/06/2009 8:25:57 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: TomGuy
TomGuy wrote: Burris may turn the table on Reid and claim racism. [Hey, it worked for Obama, in the primaries and in the general.] Burris could raise that stink, since, if seated, he would be the only black senator in the current Senate.

it worked for OJ, also.

11 posted on 01/06/2009 8:26:30 AM PST by AmericanMade1776 ( Obama Happens! Not my Fault!)
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To: AmericanMade1776

Reporter: Mr. Burris what do think about your attempt to take your senate seat being axed.

Mr. Burris: I don’t know about that, but you can axe me anything you want.


12 posted on 01/06/2009 8:26:30 AM PST by Batman11
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To: AmericanMade1776

Reid and the Senate Democrats must be the biggest set o f imbeciles since the Howard Brothers.............


13 posted on 01/06/2009 8:26:48 AM PST by Red Badger (I was sad because I had no shoes to throw, until I met a reporter who had no feet.....)
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To: AmericanMade1776

Reid...”and be sure he only drinks from the ‘colored’s only’ water fountain”.


14 posted on 01/06/2009 8:27:14 AM PST by albie
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To: AmericanMade1776

It sure is fun watching the dhims implode.


15 posted on 01/06/2009 8:27:43 AM PST by WorkerbeeCitizen (The only time I want a Republican reaching across the aisle is to smack a liberal.)
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To: AmericanMade1776

” Well, damn! I don’t understand this. I have my receipt for
this office right here, signed by the Governor and everything! Racists!”


16 posted on 01/06/2009 8:28:50 AM PST by ClearBlueSky (Whenever someone says it's not about Islam-it's about Islam. Jesus loves you, Allah wants you dead!)
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To: AmericanMade1776
Sorry. Blago is still the legitimate governor of Illinois, de facto and de jure. By law he is entitled to select whomever he chooses and the state law says the Illinois Secretary of State SHALL afix his seal. Which means that the Illinois Secretary of State in currently in violation of the law and could be arrested.

Burris is the legitimate junior senator from Illinois by law.

Harry Reid and his fellow Democrat thugs are in violation of the Constitution and the law...not that they care.
17 posted on 01/06/2009 8:30:03 AM PST by Sudetenland (Those diplomats serve best, who serve as cannon fodder to protect our troops!)
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To: AmericanMade1776

18 posted on 01/06/2009 8:31:01 AM PST by DogBarkTree (Sometimes you have to let it go in order to get a Grip.)
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To: AmericanMade1776

It’s said in Illinois that if Blago had only funded public transportation he’d have a bus to throw Burris under...


19 posted on 01/06/2009 8:32:08 AM PST by bigbob
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To: TomGuy

You are exactly correct!

The appointment of Burris to be US Senator is completely within the law and is free of any ethical stain.

Governor Blagojevich, though a pain in the ass he is, has every right to make this appointment and Sec of State Jesse White and Harry Reid have no business or right blocking him from taking office.

Harry Reid must view himself to be high nobility for the way he runs the Senate. When I watch Reid in action, I’m reminded of the Latin phrase “Sic semper tyrannis” - Thus always to tyrants.


20 posted on 01/06/2009 8:32:26 AM PST by MplsSteve
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To: AmericanMade1776

Where y'all think you goin ?

21 posted on 01/06/2009 8:32:48 AM PST by TheCipher
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To: AmericanMade1776

22 posted on 01/06/2009 8:33:37 AM PST by GoldMan (Never try to rationalize an irrational mind............)
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To: Batman11

“my credentials are not in order and will not be accepted.”
Burris... What Burris really meant. “ I knew that my credentials were not in order , but I thought I would just push my way in anyway, even though it is illegal, and I am an Attorney General who is suppose to uphold the law, I feel I am above the law, and I will laugh in the face of justice, and the rules.”


23 posted on 01/06/2009 8:34:13 AM PST by AmericanMade1776 ( Obama Happens! Not my Fault!)
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To: Callahan
This treatment of Burris is beyond the back of the bus.

This is an urgent SOS from the white racist Harry Reid: Paging all white rat racists dead or alive to repel Burris from the $inate Chambers!

Reid, aka, Governor Wallace, to Bull Connor: Bull, please bring your fire hoses and attack dogs to repel Burris from the $inate Chambers!

No $inate $eat for you, Burris!

GO HOME BURRIS. YOU ARE TRE$PA$$ING! GET OUT OF MY LILLY WHITE $INATE!

24 posted on 01/06/2009 8:34:28 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Does Zer0 have any friends, who are not criminals or foriegn or domestic terrorists or both?)
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To: DogBarkTree

Ku Klux Harry Reid said that they, the Senate majority, chooses who gets in. So he just disenfranchised every state in the union.


25 posted on 01/06/2009 8:34:39 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: AmericanMade1776

If the law sees fit.
The man must sit!


26 posted on 01/06/2009 8:35:48 AM PST by happinesswithoutpeace (You are receiving this broadcast as a dream)
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To: albie

Sgt. at Arms; “We are sorry, but due to our limited facilities, we are unable to seat Mr. Burris.”


27 posted on 01/06/2009 8:35:59 AM PST by Roccus (Someday it'll all make sense.............maybe.)
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To: WorkerbeeCitizen

Yeah, why don’t they auction off all their seats on ebay. At basement bargain prices.


28 posted on 01/06/2009 8:36:09 AM PST by Obushma (Obama=Bush 3rd Term!)
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To: AmericanMade1776

I cannot imagine the uproar if a white Republican had denied a Senate seat to a Black Democrat...but I am sure the alphabet media will cover this closely tonight...


29 posted on 01/06/2009 8:36:18 AM PST by The Louiswu (Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!)
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To: AmericanMade1776

The silence from the so called Black Leaders, Je$$ie HyJack$on, Al $harpton, Louis Farrakhan and other so called Black leaders is deafening.


30 posted on 01/06/2009 8:39:43 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Does Zer0 have any friends, who are not criminals or foriegn or domestic terrorists or both?)
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To: RichardW
Burris absolutely should be seated. There is no constitutional reason to refuse to seat him.

The Constitution does say the Senate is the judge of the elections. By reasonable extention that would include appointments, as both are the methods by which one becomes a senator. I think they can judge the appointment to be corrupt and void it.

31 posted on 01/06/2009 8:40:19 AM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: AmericanMade1776
Who do harry & company want?
Burris isn't their pick?
32 posted on 01/06/2009 8:41:34 AM PST by novemberslady
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To: antiRepublicrat

But why should they void this appointment. The person in question is well qualified to sit in the seat and the appointing Gov. has not been indicted of any crime.


33 posted on 01/06/2009 8:41:53 AM PST by The Louiswu (Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!)
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To: Grampa Dave

Those are so-called Black leaders.

The one with power, Obama has already said he will diss Burris.


34 posted on 01/06/2009 8:42:16 AM PST by bestintxas (It's great in Texas)
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To: Grampa Dave

Unfortunately for the old-guard Black “Leaders” they can no longer tell “their people” how to think. They’re sitting this one out, their dem massas own them, after all.

The Black public however, can make up their own minds.


35 posted on 01/06/2009 8:44:11 AM PST by sinanju
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To: antiRepublicrat
The appointment isn't corrupt simply because the one doing the appointing might be corrupt. That is absurd. No one has been found guilty of anything. As sitting governor of IL , Blago can legally appoint anyone he chooses.
36 posted on 01/06/2009 8:44:14 AM PST by Neverforget01
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To: antiRepublicrat

Marbury v. Madison 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 137 (1803)


37 posted on 01/06/2009 8:45:57 AM PST by Sudetenland (Those diplomats serve best, who serve as cannon fodder to protect our troops!)
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To: AmericanMade1776

"That hairy screwball, Blago. Daley's boys better get ready to lock and load."

38 posted on 01/06/2009 8:45:59 AM PST by Liz (The right to be left alone is the beginning of freedom. USSC Justice William O. Douglas)
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To: Grampa Dave
The silence from the so called Black Leaders, Je$$ie HyJack$on, Al $harpton, Louis Farrakhan and other so called Black leaders is deafening.

Bobby Rush piped up FWIW.

39 posted on 01/06/2009 8:47:12 AM PST by Poison Pill (Help, I've voted Republican and I can't get up!)
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To: AmericanMade1776
"Oh, we're sorry Mr. Burris, but we removed the 'Colored Section' in the Senate chamber back in the 1960's, therefore, there is not place for you to sit".

The Democrats show their true colors in the new millenium. The more that changes, the more stays the same.

Personally, I believe under the circumstances that he should be seated.

40 posted on 01/06/2009 8:48:31 AM PST by A. Patriot (CZ 52's ROCK)
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To: Poison Pill

Bobby did pipe up.

However, my wife who grew up in Illinois and some of her SIL’s who still live in Illinois, knew nothing about Bobby.

They do know who Jackson, Sharpton and Farrakhan are.


41 posted on 01/06/2009 8:49:04 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Does Zer0 have any friends, who are not criminals or foriegn or domestic terrorists or both?)
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To: bestintxas

Lord Obama, the righteous Zer0 is an Oreo, not an African American with ancestors who were slaves.


42 posted on 01/06/2009 8:52:02 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Does Zer0 have any friends, who are not criminals or foriegn or domestic terrorists or both?)
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To: The Louiswu

Even if the 17th Amendment did not trump section 5 of Article 1, the whole Senate did not vote on Burris.


43 posted on 01/06/2009 8:52:13 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: sinanju

“the old-guard Black “Leaders” they can no longer tell “their people” how to think. They’re sitting this one out, their dem massas own them, after all.”

You nailed it. These so called Black Leaders are the modern day Overseers, paid and controlled by the elite Rat racists, the Democrats. The DemocRat masters have told these overseers to stfu in this situation.


44 posted on 01/06/2009 8:55:23 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Does Zer0 have any friends, who are not criminals or foriegn or domestic terrorists or both?)
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To: TomGuy

“...Burris, if he chooses, would really embarrass Reid and Co. “

Gov. Brago is the one who can do the most damage to Congress and Obama administration. But will he????


45 posted on 01/06/2009 8:55:24 AM PST by elpadre (nation)
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To: Grampa Dave
However, my wife who grew up in Illinois and some of her SIL’s who still live in Illinois, knew nothing about Bobby.

Well in this case ignorance is bliss.

46 posted on 01/06/2009 8:55:38 AM PST by Poison Pill (Help, I've voted Republican and I can't get up!)
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To: Grampa Dave

I guess I am out of the loop, didn’t know Burris was being refused because of his race, but because he was appointed by a corrupt Gov, who was told not to appoint anyone, because he tried to auction off the senate seat to the highest bidder.


47 posted on 01/06/2009 9:03:33 AM PST by AmericanMade1776 ( Obama Happens! Not my Fault!)
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To: Sudetenland
"Once more the Democrat Party Leadership demonstrates their contempt for the law."

And this Democrat demonstrates how to win against them. Burris is fighting for it and will win. Our Republicans give up about half way through which is why they continually lose. They should take notice.

48 posted on 01/06/2009 9:08:10 AM PST by maxter
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To: AmericanMade1776

Yep you are out of the loop.

Catch the retired judge on Fox News for the minimal amount of certification actually required. Basically if the replacement senator is alive, old enough and from Illinois, that meets the certification.

Blago may be the worse governor since Bill Clintoon, but he has not been convicted of any crimes nor impeached. He is still the elected governor of Illinois.


49 posted on 01/06/2009 9:09:06 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Does Zer0 have any friends, who are not criminals or foriegn or domestic terrorists or both?)
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To: AmericanMade1776

I guess I am out of the loop, didn’t know Burris was being refused because of his race, but because he was appointed by a corrupt Gov, who was told not to appoint anyone, because he tried to auction off the senate seat to the highest bidder.


It is not about either issue, it is a pissin’ match


50 posted on 01/06/2009 9:10:32 AM PST by PeterPrinciple ( Seeking the truth here folks.)
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