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(RINO) Sen. Collins recounts role in repealing 'don't ask' ("It was exciting")
The Press-Herald, Portland, Me. ^ | 2011-01-14 | David Hench

Posted on 01/18/2011 9:29:55 AM PST by rabscuttle385

PORTLAND — Sen. Susan Collins this morning described for a group of business leaders from across New England her role in repealing the law banning gays in the military.

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In a 30-minute presentation, the Republican lawmaker described the 11th-hour maneuvering against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the waning days of 2010, her work to convince key Republican allies to support repeal and the challenge of opposing a close friend, renowned veteran, Sen. John McCain of Arizona.

"It was exciting to help lead what I believe to be a historic change for our country, but boy it was not easy to get there," Collins said.

Members in the group praised her leadership on the issue and her ability to work with Republicans and Democrats. Some said those traits bode well for some of the significant challenges facing the country, such as federal fiscal reform and tempering political extremism.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Maine
KEYWORDS: 111th; bho44; countryclubgop; dadt; doaskdotell; dontaskdonttell; homonaziagenda; homonazism; homosexualagenda; homostalinism; homotyranny; kneepadrepublicans; obama; rino; susancollins; vichy

1 posted on 01/18/2011 9:29:59 AM PST by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

Save America from these idiots.


2 posted on 01/18/2011 9:33:50 AM PST by skeeter
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To: rabscuttle385

Thanks Maine.


3 posted on 01/18/2011 9:35:25 AM PST by wardaddy ("Out Here" by Josh Thompson pretty much says it all to those who will never understand anyhow)
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To: rabscuttle385

While I don’t hate her, deep distain would apply. Why I cannot in good conscience call myself a Republican anymore. Those who side with the sodomites will suffer just as they do.


4 posted on 01/18/2011 9:37:10 AM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed, and I do not give a damn.)
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To: rabscuttle385
It was exciting to help lead what I believe to be a historic change for our country, but boy it was not easy to get there

So says a typical liberal fembot who scooted into politics on the corpse of a dead husband.

More chutzpah than estrogen.

5 posted on 01/18/2011 9:38:05 AM PST by wardaddy ("Out Here" by Josh Thompson pretty much says it all to those who will never understand anyhow)
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To: rabscuttle385
Many Freeprs slammed me when I said the R's will trade DADT for tax rates during the scortched earth lame duck session.

I was right. I am still waiting for an apology.

6 posted on 01/18/2011 9:38:51 AM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed, and I do not give a damn.)
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To: rabscuttle385

"...and when we're all done we get to live high on the hog with taxpayer money for the rest of our lives! hahaha"


7 posted on 01/18/2011 9:38:59 AM PST by Baynative (Truth is treason in an empire of lies)
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To: wardaddy

Maine has a new republican governor who recently told the NAACP to kiss his butt.

Maine woke up and smelled the traitors.


8 posted on 01/18/2011 9:41:23 AM PST by Carley (IDEOLOGY TRUMPS FACTS IN THE LEFT'S QUEST FOR POWER)
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To: rabscuttle385

Typical liberal RINO douchebag...

Hopefully removed from the Senate in the next election, but I’m not optimistic.


9 posted on 01/18/2011 9:43:50 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: skeeter
Of repealing DADT was “exciting” to the ol’gal, then when she visits the opthomologist and he asks her to cover one eye while he tests her other eye for peripheral coverage, she must go totally nuts and start thrashing around when he holds up his hand asks her “How many fingers do you see”?
10 posted on 01/18/2011 9:48:19 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: rabscuttle385
Some said those traits bode well for some of the significant challenges facing the country, such as federal fiscal reform and tempering political extremism.

Federal fiscal reform and tempering political extremism?

From the communists? Yea "hunny," I mean YOU.

Nary a single marble left in that bag.

No sir, alllll gone. Yet, it keeps making noise...

"If we don't have courageous politicians willing to take on difficult matters and engage people in serious conversation, the country is set for serious setbacks in the future,"

Well Sue, there is a pretty darned good chance you are going to "get excited" several times "in the future."

VERY excited.

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11 posted on 01/18/2011 9:49:11 AM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: skeeter

Sorry, but Maine now ties California for having the “dumbest Senator.” Boxer and Collins reduce the collective IQ of the Senate by a frightening amount.


12 posted on 01/18/2011 9:57:00 AM PST by Bernard Marx
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To: wardaddy

I am sure that Sue is just breathless and giddy when she tells the tale. This law will fall on its own - people will be involved in all kinds of improper acts and will be booted from the military.


13 posted on 01/18/2011 10:01:11 AM PST by juliej
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To: rabscuttle385

Collins is an oathbreaker who pals around with a man who pals around with terrorists.


14 posted on 01/18/2011 10:04:02 AM PST by backwoods-engineer (The future? Imagine Cass Sunstein's boot stamping on Lincoln's beard, forever.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Obama-ass-kissing RINO twit.


15 posted on 01/18/2011 10:04:04 AM PST by DocH (Official Right-Wing Extremist Veteran Seal Of Approval)
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To: rabscuttle385

In the picture, Collins is saying “Who DADT?” to the man-child-in-chief.


16 posted on 01/18/2011 10:05:29 AM PST by DocH (Official Right-Wing Extremist Veteran Seal Of Approval)
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To: rabscuttle385
"It was exciting to help lead what I believe to be a historic change for our country . . .

So basically, it was all about YOU and how you FELT, with no consideration given regarding how your actions would negatively affect this once-great nation.

17 posted on 01/18/2011 10:06:40 AM PST by Hoodat (Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. - (Rom 8:37))
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To: rabscuttle385

I don’t care if a demorat DOES take that seat next time around, this B***H needs to be taken out.

Electorally speaking.


18 posted on 01/18/2011 10:10:05 AM PST by Grunthor (Enemy of the state)
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To: rabscuttle385

May not have been such an exciting idea had this moron ever spent some time in a fox hole. If you are too stupid to have an appreciation for the importance of the proper frame of reference in dealing with an issue, any issue, you are just too stupid. senator collins, you are just too Stupid.


19 posted on 01/18/2011 10:23:08 AM PST by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: juliej
I am sure that Sue is just breathless and giddy when she tells the tale.

LMAO!!!!!

Thanks for the much needed laugh. No doubt, Suzie feels a tingle running up her leg each time she recollects the historic day she promoted homosexual sex from closet to military service. The few, the proud, the mentally disordered homosexual sex perverts...

20 posted on 01/18/2011 12:57:19 PM PST by DBeers (†)
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To: Baynative
Nice pic. Oval Office courtesy of "Budget makeover by Better Homes and Gardens."
21 posted on 01/18/2011 4:10:43 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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