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Heads Up! Arlen Specter Switching Parties Today?
humanevents.com ^ | 04/28/2009 | staff

Posted on 04/28/2009 8:52:11 AM PDT by kellynla

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1 posted on 04/28/2009 8:52:12 AM PDT by kellynla
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To: kellynla

He’s already there.


2 posted on 04/28/2009 8:52:54 AM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: kellynla

I believe that happened some time ago....

;-)


3 posted on 04/28/2009 8:53:05 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR. ....Monthly Donors Wanted.)
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To: kellynla

you mean he is just making it official


4 posted on 04/28/2009 8:53:07 AM PDT by edzo4 (NoBama 2012)
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To: kellynla

I sure hope not.


5 posted on 04/28/2009 8:53:19 AM PDT by Glenn (Free Venezuela!)
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To: kellynla

He should have done it a long time ago.


6 posted on 04/28/2009 8:53:24 AM PDT by tiredoflaundry (I will not be silenced.)
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To: kellynla

Is this satire?


7 posted on 04/28/2009 8:53:40 AM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: kellynla

He was never for either party ... he was for himself.

This could be bad for the ‘card check’ stuff.


8 posted on 04/28/2009 8:53:46 AM PDT by WOSG (Why is Obama trying to bankrupt America with $16 trillion in spending over the next 4 years?)
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To: kellynla

This will make it easier to defeat him in the next election. By a Republican.


9 posted on 04/28/2009 8:53:47 AM PDT by kevinm13 (Tim Geithner is a tax cheat. Manmade "Global Warming" is a HOAX!)
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To: kellynla

Arlen + Franken would be 60 Democrats. Ugh.


10 posted on 04/28/2009 8:53:54 AM PDT by Glenn (Free Venezuela!)
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To: kellynla

What a chump. Reminds me of the kid you played tag with who wanted every tree, rock, and fence to be “base”. Go home Specter.


11 posted on 04/28/2009 8:53:57 AM PDT by domenad (In all things, in all ways, at all times, let honor guide me.)
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To: kellynla

Kinda like Barney Fwank switched parties.


12 posted on 04/28/2009 8:54:03 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: kellynla

Desperate old man. Getting his @$$ kicked in the Republican race, so he switches. Just retire you old fool.


13 posted on 04/28/2009 8:54:04 AM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 (We have our own pirates. They're called politicians.)
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To: kellynla

DITTO to first six replies!!!!


14 posted on 04/28/2009 8:54:14 AM PDT by org.whodat (Auto unions bad: Machinists union good=Hypocrisy)
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To: kellynla

He ought to make it official. Maybe it will give Snowe and Collins the courage to do the same. We can’t count on any of these three anyway.


15 posted on 04/28/2009 8:54:15 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: kellynla

Wasn’t he originally a ‘Rat?


16 posted on 04/28/2009 8:54:19 AM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: kellynla

I’d bet no. What is the wager?


17 posted on 04/28/2009 8:54:20 AM PDT by edcoil (Democracy is two wolves and a lamb deciding what to have for dinner Liberty is a well-armed lamb)
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To: kellynla

I’d like to say I have more respect for him now... but that would be untrue.


18 posted on 04/28/2009 8:54:25 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: kellynla

I vote glenfidditch on the matter.


19 posted on 04/28/2009 8:54:37 AM PDT by El Sordo
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To: kellynla

Kudos to Pat Toomey for making Benedict Arlen admit to the obvious. Now, maybe he can get his jollies stabbing the Democrats in the back. < / sarcasm >


20 posted on 04/28/2009 8:54:39 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Are there any men left in Washington? Or, are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud)
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To: kellynla
If true, let's send a big thank you bouquet to Karl Rove. Something from Dogdoo.com seems appropriate.
21 posted on 04/28/2009 8:54:54 AM PDT by Dahoser (The missus and I joined the NRA. Who says Obama can't inspire conservatives?)
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To: Sig Sauer P220
Desperate old man. Getting his @$$ kicked in the Republican race, so he switches. Just retire you old fool.

Best so far!!!

22 posted on 04/28/2009 8:55:00 AM PDT by org.whodat (Auto unions bad: Machinists union good=Hypocrisy)
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To: kellynla

Siren up at Drudge. I guess the "Independent" schtick wasn't working so good.

23 posted on 04/28/2009 8:55:14 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Kinda like Barney Fwank switched parties.

I'm sure Frank has met a lot of Sphincters.
24 posted on 04/28/2009 8:55:39 AM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 (We have our own pirates. They're called politicians.)
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To: kellynla
It's a great way to end a career, being known in the end as the guy who back-stabbed his party for a desperate last grab at the gold ring.

-PJ

25 posted on 04/28/2009 8:55:43 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (This just in... Voting Republican is a Terrorist act!)
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To: kellynla

DNC/Soros must be writing a big check today


26 posted on 04/28/2009 8:55:47 AM PDT by digger48
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To: Glenn

They own it


27 posted on 04/28/2009 8:55:59 AM PDT by Blogger (It is in the religion of ignorance that tyranny begins. - Ben Franklin)
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To: kellynla

Bye Arlen! Don’t let the door hit you on the ass on the way out!


28 posted on 04/28/2009 8:56:01 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Control the teleprompter, control the agenda!)
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To: kellynla
I'm happy for him. And me.

He's gonna feel right at home in the Democratic Party with the other traitors, nuts, and megalomaniacs.

29 posted on 04/28/2009 8:56:05 AM PDT by July4
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To: Glenn

As other people have mentioned, we wouldn’t have his vote for a filibuster in most cases anyway. Goodbye, Specter!


30 posted on 04/28/2009 8:56:05 AM PDT by Dan Nunn (Some of us are wise, some of us are otherwise. -The Great One)
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To: kellynla

Good riddance.. hopefully this will make my Senator (Cornyn) rethink his support for Spectre


31 posted on 04/28/2009 8:56:32 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: kellynla
Heads Up! Arlen Specter Switching Parties Today?

He's gonna become a republican?

32 posted on 04/28/2009 8:56:33 AM PDT by umgud (I'm really happy I wasn't aborted)
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I believe that your party affiliation should change automatically when you vote with the other party more than 50% of the time, if for no other reason than truth in advertising. Last I heard, Specter voted with the Democrats about 60% of the time.

Let's be honest, Zell Miller should have been a Republican at the end.

33 posted on 04/28/2009 8:56:54 AM PDT by Terabitten (Vets wrote a blank check, payable to the Constitution, for an amount up to and including their life.)
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To: Glenn
Arlen + Franken would be 60 Democrats. Ugh.

The same math holds true whether Arlen has an "R" after his name or not.

I will, howver, be grateful to him for getting Clarence Thomas confirmed as well as Roberts and Alito.

He isn't 100% bad.

34 posted on 04/28/2009 8:57:12 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Are there any men left in Washington? Or, are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud)
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To: kellynla

If he does that, don’t admire him for it. He just thinks he has a better chance of winning that way.


35 posted on 04/28/2009 8:57:13 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast ( AR2, Overdue! = American Revolution II...Overdue.)
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To: US Navy Vet
Is this satire?

A question about news stories I find myself asking more and more frequently...

36 posted on 04/28/2009 8:57:15 AM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 99 of our national holiday from reality.)
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To: kellynla

See ya.


37 posted on 04/28/2009 8:57:19 AM PDT by snowrip (Liberal? YOU ARE A GUTLESS SOCIALIST LOSER WITH NO RATIONAL ARGUMENT.)
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To: kellynla

Wow, he has a conscience. Who knew?


38 posted on 04/28/2009 8:57:24 AM PDT by jennyjenny
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To: Glenn

yeah, but they had his vote anyway


39 posted on 04/28/2009 8:57:24 AM PDT by ElayneJ
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To: kellynla
His problem is that if he loses the primary to Tooney, then he's lost. He cannot thereafter run as an independent. Whereas if he switches to Democrat before the primary process he has a chance to retain his seat.

If he switches, I'm guessing part of the deal will be that the Dem leadership insures that he runs unopposed in the Dem primary, and that ACORN does what's needed to ensure he wins the election.

40 posted on 04/28/2009 8:57:27 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money -- Thatcher)
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To: kellynla

One less “republican” that they can claim voted for porkulous


41 posted on 04/28/2009 8:57:32 AM PDT by demsux
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Good. I was embarrassed to be in a party with a member who would talk in all seriousness about “super-precedents” and other such nonsense.


42 posted on 04/28/2009 8:57:48 AM PDT by dinoparty
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HURRAY!!! And take the rest of the RINOS with you.


43 posted on 04/28/2009 8:58:04 AM PDT by rintense (Go Israel!)
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Specter knows that he will lose in the Rep primary. If that happens, he can’t run as an independent.


44 posted on 04/28/2009 8:58:04 AM PDT by kabar
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This figures. If he is the Dem. Candidate he will win in the General. If he stayed Republican, he would lose in the Primary. Dem Party in PA will probably agree not to run anybody against him in Dem Primary. What a scumbag.


45 posted on 04/28/2009 8:58:25 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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Phone lines are jammed. His satellite offices are on VM.

Jerk.


46 posted on 04/28/2009 8:58:29 AM PDT by Glenn (Free Venezuela!)
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To: kellynla

So will the RNC continue to fund and support his reelection bid?


47 posted on 04/28/2009 8:58:30 AM PDT by behzinlea
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Dog doo is to good for Specters fellow democrat, illegal loving Karl Rove.
48 posted on 04/28/2009 8:58:31 AM PDT by org.whodat (Auto unions bad: Machinists union good=Hypocrisy)
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To: kellynla

What a piece of $hit.


49 posted on 04/28/2009 8:58:56 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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Pardon me for watching to many episodes of the Soprano's...

What do they got on him and how hard are they leaning on him....

50 posted on 04/28/2009 8:58:58 AM PDT by taildragger (Palin / Mulally 2012)
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