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Moderate Democrats Want to Drop Cap-And-Trade
Sustainable Business ^

Posted on 12/29/2009 6:48:55 PM PST by Def Conservative

Moderate Senate Democrats have begun urging the White House to give up on a cap-and-trade climate change bill in 2010, according to Politico.

Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is one of at least a half-dozen who do not want to take up the divisive issue in an election year after the battle over health care legislation has split voters.

(Excerpt) Read more at sustainablebusiness.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cap; marylandrieu; obama; trade
Aww they are scared.
1 posted on 12/29/2009 6:48:57 PM PST by Def Conservative
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To: Def Conservative

I think they really just don’t want any scrutiny of it or of themselves.


2 posted on 12/29/2009 6:50:25 PM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: Def Conservative

I hope they do pass it. We need a clean sweep of these slimey dims.


4 posted on 12/29/2009 6:52:24 PM PST by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: Def Conservative

I hope they do pass it. We need a clean sweep of these slimey dims.


5 posted on 12/29/2009 6:52:28 PM PST by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: Def Conservative

Maybe Landrieu is just working her payoff early.


6 posted on 12/29/2009 6:53:05 PM PST by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Def Conservative
I can't believe that they are not in favor of this. My guess is that after seeing how easily Obama can be rolled, Landrieu and the other “moderate” Dems are opposing this until a multi-billion dollar “stimulus” for them and their state is added to the bill.
7 posted on 12/29/2009 6:53:47 PM PST by purplelobster
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To: catfish1957

I hope the left pushes them to pass it...a defeated left is just what we need going into the 2010 and 2012 elections


8 posted on 12/29/2009 6:53:51 PM PST by Def Conservative (Obama is a joke.)
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To: Def Conservative

They can be bribed, which Zero has already proved.


9 posted on 12/29/2009 6:53:58 PM PST by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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To: All

But, if we don’t totally communize the US economy this year, the planet will overheat and we’ll all die, right?


10 posted on 12/29/2009 6:54:45 PM PST by newnhdad (The longest of journeys begins with one step.)
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To: Def Conservative

Harry, Nancy, and Obama could care less about the moderates. This is all about their agenda and the moderates should have realized this before cutting their own throats.


11 posted on 12/29/2009 6:55:51 PM PST by CSA Rebel
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To: Def Conservative

I have come to believe there are no pro-life nor moderate Democrats.For the person who asked me,I know of 2 who have been denied Communion and 1 who was denied a Catholic Marriage.


12 posted on 12/29/2009 6:56:47 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Def Conservative

It is because they see their own annihilation before them.


13 posted on 12/29/2009 6:57:11 PM PST by DarthVader (Liberalism is the politics of EVIL whose time of judgment has come.)
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To: Def Conservative

"They are smart...that will make us strong"

14 posted on 12/29/2009 6:57:42 PM PST by RckyRaCoCo
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To: Def Conservative

Shoot, Mary “I got paid” Landrieu is merely holding out her grubby paw for another payoff that she will most certainly not be ashamed of taking.

“Well...Mr President I could never vote for”

“How’s 200 million sound?”

“Er, Mr President I got 400 million for Healthcare Socialization, I’m no cheap tramp you know”

“No, but we both know you are a tramp Mary, we are just dickering over price”


15 posted on 12/29/2009 7:00:40 PM PST by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: Def Conservative

Moderate Democrat, Blue dog Democrat … in the end they are all Democrats and will vote as such as is evidenced by the latest Obamacare vote.


16 posted on 12/29/2009 7:05:11 PM PST by doc1019 (To call Obama a bumbling idiot would be an insult to bumbling idiots worldwide.)
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To: catfish1957

When you use the word “slimey” I think of slugs and snakes. I guess it is a fit description for the Democrat slimeballs.


17 posted on 12/29/2009 7:07:25 PM PST by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable, unambiguous clues that he does, indeed, exist.)
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To: Def Conservative

The Health care Bill has already raised the crap tide until they are up over their hip boots in it.


18 posted on 12/29/2009 7:10:34 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Def Conservative

What Mary Landrieu drops, Nancy Graham picks up


19 posted on 12/29/2009 7:19:32 PM PST by Bertha Fanation
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To: Def Conservative
Moderate Democrats Want to Drop Cap-And-Trade

Yeah, right. Just like the "moderate democrats" who were not in favor of the Health bill.

20 posted on 12/29/2009 7:21:01 PM PST by softwarecreator (Where's my free house, car, etc?)
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To: Def Conservative

I’m reminded of that saying from the US Civil War, “Whoever saw a dead cavalryman?” The unspoken answer was “Nobody.”

We could update that saying to, “Whoever listens to a moderate-Democrat?” The answer would remain the same.


21 posted on 12/29/2009 7:25:53 PM PST by Tallguy ("The sh- t's chess, it ain't checkers!" -- Alonzo (Denzel Washington) in "Training Day")
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To: catfish1957; All

22 posted on 12/29/2009 7:27:18 PM PST by Cobra64
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To: Def Conservative

They’ll roll over on that just like they did for health care. This is just PR.


23 posted on 12/29/2009 7:27:24 PM PST by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: Def Conservative

Any Congressman who voted for Cap & Trade is either a Traitor or Simply Too Stupid to Hold Public Office.

THEY ALL MUST BE REMOVED! NO EXCEPTIONS.

The list is here>

Updated Congressional Score Card!

http://bit.ly/8w9ckV


24 posted on 12/29/2009 7:27:43 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.)
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To: Def Conservative

Everyone should know by now, from the actions of the so-called “blue dogs” on this bill, that there is just no such creature as a “moderate” Democrat. There are only crafty ones and scared ones. They’d sell their souls to the Devil himself for a vote.


25 posted on 12/29/2009 7:37:03 PM PST by Aleya2Fairlie
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To: purplelobster
I can't believe that they are not in favor of this

Oh, but they are. Note that most of them are simply saying back off until *after* the elections. Then they will come back with it. They are like cancer.

26 posted on 12/29/2009 7:37:58 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s
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To: ChildOfThe60s

Too late. We know what they are up to. I will not fight this fight or worry about it every year. They need to be conclusively gone from government. If there was ever a time to clean out the sewer, this is it.

I want Obama to have the longest “lame duck” period ever in a presidency - two years.


27 posted on 12/29/2009 7:43:18 PM PST by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: catfish1957
(Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)

You'll be able to keep your truck; you just won't be able to afford the fuel to drive it! The plan for transport; the plan for firearms!

28 posted on 12/29/2009 8:21:36 PM PST by night reader (NRA Life Member since 1962)
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To: DennisR
When you use the word “slimey” I think of slugs and snakes. I guess it is a fit description for the Democrat slimeballs.

Actually quite insulting to the slugs and snakes of the world!

29 posted on 12/29/2009 8:25:20 PM PST by night reader (NRA Life Member since 1962)
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To: Def Conservative

there’s no such thing as a moderate or blue dog.

all it would take is the appropriate pay off.

in this case however, they might forgo cap and trade and make it some sacrificial lamb so the bigger and far further reaching health care passes.


30 posted on 12/29/2009 9:07:32 PM PST by Red6
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Whatever, In the end, they will still vote for it


31 posted on 12/29/2009 9:07:33 PM PST by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ...In the US the number is 54%)
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To: Def Conservative

VOTE NO


32 posted on 12/29/2009 9:09:50 PM PST by onyx
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To: Def Conservative; carolinablonde; bamahead; Delacon; SteamShovel; SolitaryMan; grey_whiskers; ...


Beam me to Planet Gore !

33 posted on 12/30/2009 2:51:51 AM PST by steelyourfaith (Freedom from fat cat greedy Big Government tyranny IS a Right ... It IS the Constitution.)
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To: night reader

You are correct. I hereby apologize to all slugs and snakes...


34 posted on 12/30/2009 12:05:01 PM PST by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable, unambiguous clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: Def Conservative

Even liberals who are all-in on “climate change” are against Cap and Trade

The Story of Cap and Trade
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pA6FSy6EKrM


35 posted on 01/02/2010 10:30:28 AM PST by Lorianne
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