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Nelson: Like Mass. voters, I'm fed up with Washington
The Hill ^ | 1/20/10

Posted on 01/20/2010 3:55:39 PM PST by earlJam

Nelson: Like Mass. voters, I'm fed up with Washington

By Jordan Fabian - 01/20/10 04:13 PM ET

Centrist Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) said Wednesday that he -- like voters in Massachusetts who elected Republican Scott Brown -- is frustrated with Washington.

Nelson responded to Brown's Tuesday victory over Democrat Martha Coakley as Democratic leaders were scrambling to develop an alternative plan to pass healthcare legislation after Brown is seated as the 41st senator, breaking the Democratic super-majority.

"Clearly, the vote showed that people are frustrated with Washington...and I am too," Nelson said in a statement. "That frustration will likely register across the board for all incumbents. The overriding message from yesterday is that people are upset because Washington is dysfunctional and not working together for them."

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Nebraska
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I don't think Nelson is ANYTHING like Mass voters.
1 posted on 01/20/2010 3:55:39 PM PST by earlJam
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To: earlJam
I don't know how many times I called and e-mailed this nitwit.

Shut up, Ben.

2 posted on 01/20/2010 3:56:47 PM PST by Rocko ("Too much of nothing can make a man a liar" -- Bob Dylan)
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To: earlJam

Says the Bribe-ee.


3 posted on 01/20/2010 3:57:07 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (Liberal Massachussetts says: "FUBO!")
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To: earlJam

WOW!! Don’t these sniveling politicians have any sense of pride?


4 posted on 01/20/2010 3:57:16 PM PST by johniegrad
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To: earlJam

You voted for the health care monstrosity, Ben. You are Washington.


5 posted on 01/20/2010 3:57:36 PM PST by arista
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To: earlJam

Fed up with DC? That’s good, since he won’t be staying there much longer.


6 posted on 01/20/2010 3:57:50 PM PST by madprof98 ("moritur et ridet" - salvianus)
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To: earlJam

STFU you little worm! You twirp!


7 posted on 01/20/2010 3:58:28 PM PST by albie
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To: earlJam

Good idea. Don’t just vote against your constituents. Insult their intelligence!


8 posted on 01/20/2010 3:58:32 PM PST by dr_who
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To: earlJam

If you’re that frustrated maybe you should just quit.


9 posted on 01/20/2010 3:58:32 PM PST by jennyjenny
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To: earlJam

Nelson, it’s people like YOU THAT ARE THE PROBLEM

Your lie that you’re “fed up” is laughable and insulting.


10 posted on 01/20/2010 3:59:15 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: earlJam

“Clearly, the vote showed that people are frustrated with Washington...and I am too,” Nelson said in a statement.

“I am especially angry at the senator who demanded special treatment for his own state on Medicaid payments,” he continued. “Why should the other 49 states have to pick up the tab for one state, just to buy the vote of that state’s senator?”

“People are fed up with the secret back-room deal-cutting on an issue like national health care, which should be decided on grounds of policy,” he went on to say.


11 posted on 01/20/2010 3:59:55 PM PST by SirJohnBarleycorn
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To: earlJam

12 posted on 01/20/2010 4:00:37 PM PST by Bobalu (I AM JIM THOMPSON)
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To: earlJam
Trying to steal the thunder of the Tea Party.....that is the Dem’s plan.

Can’t beat’em, join’em cept there not really joining the reform, no no, they want to just marginalize it.

Stupid socialists.

13 posted on 01/20/2010 4:00:48 PM PST by winoneforthegipper (I will follow the "True North-star" and that's, Sarah!)
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To: earlJam

They’re all having a sudden revelation. The problem is they are still trying to frame the debate. They simply can’t help themselves. Its not that Washington is failing to get things done but that they’re chasing the wrong things to get done.


14 posted on 01/20/2010 4:00:52 PM PST by wiggen (Never in the history of our great country have the people had less representation than they do today)
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To: earlJam
"Clearly, the vote showed that people are frustrated with Washington...and I am too," Nelson said in a statement.

Hey Ben, you are a BIG part of the reason that people are frustrated with Washington. I think the voters are going to give you the same terse message that Dick Cheney gave to Pat Leahy (credit Ann Coulter for that line).

15 posted on 01/20/2010 4:01:05 PM PST by VRWCmember
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To: earlJam

Resign you idiot! Your the problem!


16 posted on 01/20/2010 4:01:24 PM PST by kempo
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To: earlJam

I will be the first one in line on election day to vote you out, Ben-edict!


17 posted on 01/20/2010 4:01:36 PM PST by MountainDad
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To: jennyjenny

I agree since he betrayed most of his constituents. Go away you phony and take Webb, Bayh, Landrieu, and Specter with you. Also take Tim Johnson of SD and Blanche Lincoln with you too.

Please if you live in a state with any of these nitwits get rid of them.


18 posted on 01/20/2010 4:01:38 PM PST by lone star annie
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To: arista

Mr. Nelson, we are fed up with you. We watched you get on your soap box about the sanctity of life and abortions and the poor children and your ethical dilemma. Then we watched you bend over and take the wood from Nancy. You make us sick; just shut the hell up and go away.


19 posted on 01/20/2010 4:01:40 PM PST by nj patriot (Gore is beyond help.... Snakes in the head.)
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To: earlJam

You must understand, for most of these pols, especially Dems, their political office is their chosen way to provide a living for their families. The ultimate goal for them, like any working person, is to keep their jobs and they will do or say whatever it they think it takes to not get “fired”.


20 posted on 01/20/2010 4:02:04 PM PST by 1raider1
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To: earlJam

Nelson, YOU LIE.

No do overs... YOU FAILED.


21 posted on 01/20/2010 4:02:40 PM PST by Gator113 (Obama is America's First FAILED "light skinned African American [Pres-dent] with no Negro dialect..")
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To: earlJam

Nelson is part of Washington, and we’re fed up with him.


22 posted on 01/20/2010 4:02:49 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: wiggen

the sudden revelation will be “I need to spend more time with my family”... or something similar..lol


23 posted on 01/20/2010 4:03:01 PM PST by phothus (http://buanadha.wordpress.com/)
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To: 1raider1

What a whore.


24 posted on 01/20/2010 4:03:11 PM PST by Reagan69 (The only thing SHOVEL-READY since BO's stimulus has been MICHAEL JACKSON (tammy bruce))
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To: nj patriot

Ben Nelson is in the Senate not in the House and Reid is who gave him the deal (bribe) for his vote!


25 posted on 01/20/2010 4:03:54 PM PST by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Rick Perry - TX Gov/Coburn/Rubio - Senate 2010 !)
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To: earlJam

Sorry Ben...you are Washington.


26 posted on 01/20/2010 4:04:09 PM PST by rod1
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To: earlJam
Ben, you ignorant slut....

Speaking of ignorant sluts, King Obamba pronounced today that the voters are angry about the last eight years. Keep it up, turd. 2012 is not that far away, and every month will be a struggle for you now.

27 posted on 01/20/2010 4:04:21 PM PST by clintonh8r (Nobody's 'bot!)
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To: earlJam

Resign you idiot! Your the problem!


28 posted on 01/20/2010 4:05:48 PM PST by kempo
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To: earlJam

Ben’s in full backpedal mode. Hopefully he’s toast in November.


29 posted on 01/20/2010 4:05:48 PM PST by Rockitz (This isn't rocket science- follow the money and you'll find truth.)
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To: earlJam

LOL! He CANT be serious. Sarcasm??!?!?


30 posted on 01/20/2010 4:05:53 PM PST by Def Conservative (Obama is a joke.)
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To: MountainDad

The people of Nebraska are frustrated with Ben Nelson. Try to leave with a little dignity, if at all possible, Sen Nelson.


31 posted on 01/20/2010 4:06:09 PM PST by kiltie65
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I don't think Nelson is ANYTHING like Mass voters.

No, he is not. How dare he try to get some traction out of our vote. His disgraceful behavior is part of the reason the vote turned out the way it did. We don't want any more slime like him in Congress!

My new hobby this fall, if I can swing it, will be making small but meaningful contributions to the opponents of people like this, in part to help repay the FReepers who contributed to Scott Brown here in Mass.!
32 posted on 01/20/2010 4:06:11 PM PST by LostInBayport (2010 - The Second American Revolution. The first shot was fired 1/19/2010 -- in Massachusetts!)
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To: earlJam

Well, well, if it isn’t Ben Nelson from friggin’ Nebraska. Benny, you’re toast. Shut your pie-hole. You had your chance. Nobody is listening anymore to what you have to say.


33 posted on 01/20/2010 4:06:15 PM PST by bergmeid (Gas up the truck and pedal to the metal!)
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To: earlJam

The libs are just like any other criminals: They’re bold and unapologetic while in the midst of their crime spree, but once caught they’re suddenly sorry and pleading for leniency. Sorry Ben, your time for contriteness was BEFORE you took the bribe.


34 posted on 01/20/2010 4:06:41 PM PST by noiseman (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.)
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To: earlJam

Oh brother. Nelson thought Washington was just fine a few weeks ago when Reid and Pelosi bribed him for his ‘yes’ vote.


35 posted on 01/20/2010 4:06:53 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Marsha Coakley's been teabagged. In Nov. Democrat Teabaggees - you're next.)
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To: earlJam

Why should it be across the board for incumbents when not one Republican in the Senate voted for Obamacare. Trying to tie himself in with the people that voted NO like they are all alike is not too smart as anyone with an ounce of brain can see through his ploy.

He wasn’t against DC when he took the deal (bribe) for Nebraska from Reid for his vote. He cut his deal (bribe) and Reid got his vote. Looks to me like Nelson doesn’t like his falling numbers or going out for pizza and being boo’d.


36 posted on 01/20/2010 4:07:06 PM PST by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Rick Perry - TX Gov/Coburn/Rubio - Senate 2010 !)
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To: earlJam

..hey Ben, going out for pizza tonight?, bring your wife


37 posted on 01/20/2010 4:07:20 PM PST by Doogle (DID YOU FORGET...to send your FR donation?...YOU TOO LURKERS!)
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To: earlJam
Gosh, this is even more hypocritical than Sen. Evan Bayh complaining about how the radical left took over the Democratic Party.

Fellas, isn't it a little late for remorse???

38 posted on 01/20/2010 4:08:35 PM PST by Lysandru
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To: earlJam

Well he got this part right:

“Washington is dysfunctional and not working together for them”

We need HISTORICAL ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME reform in Washington

1. FairTax (http://www.fairtax.org).
2. Repeal the 16th Amendment.
3. Modify the 17th Amendment to include first nominations by state legislatures followed by votes of the people.
4. Resolve ambiguities in the 14th Amendment to clarify that children born of 2 Non-US foreign nationals are NOT automatically US citizens.
5. Reform the Federal Reserve or federalize it.
6. Abolish the Department of Education and move to cut the number of cabinet position by at least 1/3, including demotion of the EPA.
7. Outlaw Abortion on Demand.

The current stae of affairs in our United States is NOT WORKING FOR ME, MY FAMILY, MY FRIENDS. Is it working for you?


39 posted on 01/20/2010 4:08:51 PM PST by Hostage
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Nelson fed up with self. Why not - he’s a politician.


40 posted on 01/20/2010 4:09:43 PM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: earlJam

Nelson who?


41 posted on 01/20/2010 4:09:49 PM PST by Blue Collar Christian (A "teabagger"? Say it to my face. ><BCC>)
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To: earlJam

In Japan a disgrace like this would commit seppu-ku


42 posted on 01/20/2010 4:10:33 PM PST by dennisw (It all comes 'round again --Fairport)
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To: lone star annie

“Please if you live in a state with any of these nitwits get rid of them.”

I would give much to get that lying pos Bayh out of office.


43 posted on 01/20/2010 4:12:55 PM PST by rj45mis
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[ I’m fed up with Washington]

Did you send back your bribe yet?


44 posted on 01/20/2010 4:14:14 PM PST by RetSignman (Townhalls ..."We have seen the Patriots and they are us")
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To: rod1

You’re correct. Benator is just backpeddling to try and save himself. It won’t work. He has already sold his soul despite complaints from Nebraskans. Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. The Revolution started yesterday and we won’t forget Benator’s disregard for what the people wanted.


45 posted on 01/20/2010 4:16:29 PM PST by toolman1401
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Fed up? Sure, like some bloated cruise passenger waddling away from the dining room. Like a fat little baby pig who has been snarfing at the government trough.

No, Sen. Nelson, it's we who are fed up with you.

46 posted on 01/20/2010 4:16:41 PM PST by giotto
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There goes da ‘hood.


47 posted on 01/20/2010 4:17:11 PM PST by BobS
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"Clearly, the vote showed that people are frustrated with Washington...and I am too," Nelson said in a statement. "That frustration will likely register across the board for all incumbents. The overriding message from yesterday is that people are upset because  is dysfunctional and not working together for them."

Your getting close, 'Big Taxpayer Bucks' Ben. Try disgusted with Washington and on the verge of revolt.

 

48 posted on 01/20/2010 4:17:21 PM PST by emissarium (Passivity is not an option ... it's surrender.)
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Centrist [sic] Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) said Wednesday that he -- like voters in Massachusetts who elected Republican Scott Brown -- is frustrated with Washington.

Sheesh he thinks that we're stupid.

Nelson is such a snake.

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49 posted on 01/20/2010 4:17:58 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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50 posted on 01/20/2010 4:19:30 PM PST by 50mm (Die Obamacare Die!!!!)
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