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Murkowski NOT stripped of committee leadership position
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Posted on 09/22/2010 12:07:35 PM PDT by roses of sharon

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1 posted on 09/22/2010 12:07:37 PM PDT by roses of sharon
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To: roses of sharon

Got gonads? Evidently not.


2 posted on 09/22/2010 12:09:23 PM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: roses of sharon

3 posted on 09/22/2010 12:09:27 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: roses of sharon
F 'em.

All donations to individual races and not a dime to the RNC or NRSC.

4 posted on 09/22/2010 12:09:29 PM PDT by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: roses of sharon

RINO’s circle the wagons!


5 posted on 09/22/2010 12:09:41 PM PDT by Genoa (Put the kettle on!)
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To: tx_eggman

Wow - who even needs them anymore ?


6 posted on 09/22/2010 12:10:46 PM PDT by major-pelham
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To: roses of sharon

Easy to see who has the bigger balls!!


7 posted on 09/22/2010 12:10:54 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: roses of sharon

A whole bunch of folks in Wash. DC are lacking “cajones,” huh? =.=


8 posted on 09/22/2010 12:11:37 PM PDT by cranked
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To: roses of sharon

Evidently Mitch & Co. won’t risk another Lisa defection from a filibuster (she didn’t vote on the defense bill cloture motion yesterday).


9 posted on 09/22/2010 12:12:10 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: roses of sharon

The Jackels and Haenas who run the National GOP and those buzzards in particular, Boehner and McConnell, never cease to amaze me.

If they lack the testacles to stand up to a maverick traitor, how in the world could anyone expect them to stand up to BO and the Democrats?


10 posted on 09/22/2010 12:13:35 PM PDT by ZULU (No nation which tried to tolerate Islam escaped Islamization)
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To: rfp1234
"she didn’t vote on the defense bill cloture motion yesterday"

I was guessing that she was in some kind of an AWOL snit given the vote count.

11 posted on 09/22/2010 12:14:13 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: rfp1234

What makes them think the witch is going to vote with them anyway?


12 posted on 09/22/2010 12:14:20 PM PDT by Mouton
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To: roses of sharon

This is BS. If she had accepted her primary defeat with grace toward the party and endorsed the party candidate, she should finish up her career with her leadership positions intact until her term expires. But when she s***s on the party’s selection process by not supporting the party’s candidate, and then wants to run as an “independent,” which further s***s on the party, screw her. Strip her of everything and ask for the party’s money back.

As I said, this is BS. We still have a LOT more purging to do in the GOP.


13 posted on 09/22/2010 12:14:31 PM PDT by henkster (A broken government does not merit full faith and credit.)
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To: roses of sharon

My guess is that Murkowski threatened to throw her vote in with the Democrats should she win. When you are dealing with people who have no principles, anything can happen.


14 posted on 09/22/2010 12:14:50 PM PDT by pallis
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To: roses of sharon

Time to melt down some phone lines.

The only card Loserowski has to play as a write-in candidate is her committee seniority. By refusing to properly sanction her for attacking the GOP nominee, the GOP leadership is tacitly supporting her bogus candidacy.

We’ll replace every damn one of you if we have to.


15 posted on 09/22/2010 12:14:58 PM PDT by Interesting Times (For the truth about "swift boating" see ToSetTheRecordStraight.com)
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To: roses of sharon

This will give her write-in campaign more steam just when it was flagging.


16 posted on 09/22/2010 12:15:08 PM PDT by AU72
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To: roses of sharon

She probably promised them she wouldn’t go nuclear with her votes during the lame duck congress if she kept her position. And we all know how good a RINO’s word is.


17 posted on 09/22/2010 12:15:08 PM PDT by Nickname
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To: equalitybeforethelaw

And this is why they must go.

They really keep stepping in $hit, don’t they?


18 posted on 09/22/2010 12:15:39 PM PDT by Lauren BaRecall (Paladino is a rock star!)
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To: roses of sharon

Time for these betraying country club backstabbers and their families, to be reduced to life on the welfare rolls.


19 posted on 09/22/2010 12:15:39 PM PDT by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi!)
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To: equalitybeforethelaw

I just made comments on another thread that said they had punished her.

WTF is going on?

They need to drop her like a used condom.


20 posted on 09/22/2010 12:16:59 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: roses of sharon
She's doing more harm to the democRAT in the race than to Joe Miller. I'm happy to let her split the liberal vote.
21 posted on 09/22/2010 12:17:24 PM PDT by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: roses of sharon

Spineless RINO weenies just gave Murkowski something to hang her hat on during her Alaska write-in campaign.


22 posted on 09/22/2010 12:17:32 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: pallis

My guess is she threatened to throw her vote to the Dems for the rest of her term, restoring the 60 vote super-majority.


23 posted on 09/22/2010 12:18:27 PM PDT by jdub (A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.)
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To: roses of sharon

We need new Senate leadership!


24 posted on 09/22/2010 12:20:27 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: roses of sharon

Here we go!!! Will the Repubs ever learn?


25 posted on 09/22/2010 12:22:26 PM PDT by Cricket24 (Conservatives Only...NO RINO'S!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: roses of sharon

THE BIGGEST THREAT TO THE REPUBLICAN PARTY GAINING CONTROL OF CONGRESS IN THE NOVEMBER ELECTIONS IS..............

....THE REPUBLICAN PARTY!


26 posted on 09/22/2010 12:22:41 PM PDT by I cannot think of a name
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To: All

“..there was a sense that she’s resigned her leadership post, she lost her primary, she will probably lose her race, and she’ll be gone.”

All of this is true.

But nonetheless, there has to be a punishment for this type of party disloyalty. To not punish her is to basically say that either a write-in campaign (or sore loser challenge - depending on the state in question) is OK with them.

By not punshing her, this tells other GOP members of the Senate that there’s no fear of having to pay a price for their disloyalty.

And that’s wrong. Way wrong.


27 posted on 09/22/2010 12:23:54 PM PDT by MplsSteve (http://www.demmerforcongress.com)
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To: roses of sharon

obviously she’s got some really good dirt on them


28 posted on 09/22/2010 12:23:58 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: rfp1234

Thats how I read it too.
MadCowKnee must be close to jumping the fence.


29 posted on 09/22/2010 12:25:59 PM PDT by Zathras
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

What were they thinking?

They should explain themselves.


30 posted on 09/22/2010 12:26:45 PM PDT by roses of sharon (I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13)
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To: roses of sharon
Give up on the elite Repubs. It's the citizens vs Washington DC. We are at war for our freedom, so fight to win not to appease.
31 posted on 09/22/2010 12:26:58 PM PDT by Calif4Palin (Proud Moosehead....)
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To: fortheDeclaration

If Rs do well in Nov, the Tea Party should demand a say in the Leadership.


33 posted on 09/22/2010 12:34:11 PM PDT by roses of sharon (I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13)
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To: ZULU

No party discipline whatsoever! They should have made an example of her.

Where is it in the Constitution that a Minority Leader has to be a Mr. Congeniality?

McConnell deserves panties on his head.


34 posted on 09/22/2010 12:34:34 PM PDT by Lauren BaRecall (Paladino is a rock star!)
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To: roses of sharon

This is CNN.

I will not believe it until I hear it from a reliable source.

Why do people pay any attention to CNN, Newsweak, MSNBC, etc. I find the National Inquirer to be more reliable!


35 posted on 09/22/2010 12:35:27 PM PDT by NeilGus
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To: roses of sharon

They probably made a deal that she would not vote with the democrats in a lame duck session.

But can she be trusted?


36 posted on 09/22/2010 12:36:36 PM PDT by dforest
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To: roses of sharon

Republicans are full of idiots.


37 posted on 09/22/2010 12:36:38 PM PDT by mulligan
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To: roses of sharon

Y’all need to chill.

She’s toast, everybody already knows that.

But she can be the 60th cloture vote anytime she wants. This is what happens when we don’t have a buffer.

As it is, she voted to block DADT & the DREAM Act amendments when she refused to end debate on the NDAA.

Think of the war, not the battle. Leadership has its hands full and we are literally hanging by a chad.

So buck up. She keeps her ranking seat & we don’t fall pray to more Dem buffoonery. In January, say hello to Sen Miller.


38 posted on 09/22/2010 12:36:58 PM PDT by Gulf War One
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To: tx_eggman

Ditto. Not a dime to the national committee.


39 posted on 09/22/2010 12:39:57 PM PDT by Tax Government (Democrat: "I'm driving to Socialism at 95 mph." Republican: "Observe the speed limit.")
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To: Free_at_last_-2001
I just sent a scathing email to Sen. Grassley. If the Senate Republicans don't have the stones to strip this traitor of every post she now holds, they do not deserve our support. It makes me sick that the Citizens Uprising sweeping the nation did not happen here in Iowa. Instead, we have an aging RINO like Grassley running unopposed in the primary who will now stroll to victory over a leftist trial lawyer. We need to demand some accountability from the Republican Senate “Club” and have them tell us how they voted on Murkowski. IF they say anything other than “I wanted her out” they need to be targeted and voted out at the first opportunity.
40 posted on 09/22/2010 12:42:25 PM PDT by Deep Hoop (AMDG)
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To: Lauren BaRecall

Him, Boehner and Steele - all three losers.

I hope enough tea party candidates are elected to remove these cretins.


41 posted on 09/22/2010 12:43:48 PM PDT by ZULU (No nation which tried to tolerate Islam escaped Islamization)
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To: roses of sharon

Moocowski’s name should always be misspelled.


42 posted on 09/22/2010 12:44:43 PM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: roses of sharon

If they don’t fix this fiasco quickly, I they all should be thrown out of the leadership.

What the hell good is a “leadership” that refuses to lead.

And leading means that you punish traitors to the party.

What? They’re just being polite to a fellow senator? Well, you aren’t polite to traitors. And she sure as hell hasn’t been polite to the party that gave her all that power and pork for so many years.


43 posted on 09/22/2010 12:45:52 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: NeilGus

You have a good point Neil....other news orgs have been reporting also, with no denials, so far.


44 posted on 09/22/2010 12:48:50 PM PDT by roses of sharon (I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13)
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To: roses of sharon
You are missing the point. Somebody said, Do you want to strip Murkowski. And everyone else answered OH HELL NO.
45 posted on 09/22/2010 12:49:35 PM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Can’t imagine that she filmed any of them in the bedroom. It’s just that they lack the stomach for principled action on anything.

Now it could be that since the State of Alaska was cleaned up, that the graft has moved to the feds with Murkowski the contact to the oil companies, an indispensable player in the chain of oil company donations to the Republicans. That would explain why they were so anxious to get up there and bend the results of the election in her direction. Just a guess.


46 posted on 09/22/2010 12:50:00 PM PDT by excopconservative
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To: cranked

These folks have been so used to hanging out with Hillary and her emasculated brethren that they are now too interested in keeping up with the
Jones when it comes to hoarding power,
which requires no caJones.


47 posted on 09/22/2010 12:51:00 PM PDT by Notwithstanding
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To: roses of sharon

Remember this come 2012 and 2014, the RINO hunting has only begun. Grahamnesty has to go. Sad fact is that we have to wait until 2014.


48 posted on 09/22/2010 12:51:14 PM PDT by Truth is a Weapon (If I weren't afraid of the feds, I would refer to Obama as our "undocumented POTUS")
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To: roses of sharon

FUGOP


49 posted on 09/22/2010 12:52:59 PM PDT by Sir Gawain
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To: ZULU

Yep, the power of the ballot and contributions.

They STILL don’t get it, though.


50 posted on 09/22/2010 12:53:30 PM PDT by Lauren BaRecall (Paladino is a rock star!)
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