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Daschle Christmas Vacation watch
Fox - Hannity & Colmes | 12-20-01 | Self

Posted on 12/20/2001 5:50:04 PM PST by det dweller too

After watching Newt & Sean discussing how Daschle, [$175K/yr] and wife [$250K/yr] will have a wonderful christmas while he single-handedly stopped the economic stimulus package from coming to a vote that would pass, I got an idea. How about starting a Daschle-watch over the holidays. We'll need freeper helpers from his home state to give us updates on how much enjoyment they are having while the rest of the country sloggs through the misery of a dull economy. We are not little kids and we can survive this crappy period, but the contrast would really get people to see what kind of person Daschle is; that he would rather see all the citizens of this country suffer through hard times just to maintain political advantage for his party.


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1 posted on 12/20/2001 5:50:04 PM PST by det dweller too
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To: det dweller too
I doubt he is coming home after all my congressman real home is in virginia. He uses his district office as his residence so he can run for office. I doubt puff will come home he isn't welcome there.
2 posted on 12/20/2001 5:58:48 PM PST by hoosierboy
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To: det dweller too
Tom, Dick and Teddy will be strutting their stimulus packages in Vegas this Christmas....FYI.
3 posted on 12/20/2001 6:00:53 PM PST by keithtoo
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To: hoosierboy
I doubt puff will come home he isn't welcome there.

Then why the Hell did you folks elect him?

4 posted on 12/20/2001 6:04:22 PM PST by stboz
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To: stboz
Hey don't blame me I didn't vote for him, hell I dont live in south dakota I live in indiana.....get it hoosierboy??
5 posted on 12/20/2001 6:13:16 PM PST by hoosierboy
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To: det dweller too; Miss Marple
I like this idea!
6 posted on 12/20/2001 6:16:53 PM PST by Howlin
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To: stboz
Send a "Trail of tears" composed of unemployed families walking from South Dakota to Virginia in order to have Daschole share some of their feelings about his indesire to improve their lives. Throw a few special ed wheelchair types in there too.
8 posted on 12/20/2001 6:23:26 PM PST by blackdog
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To: det dweller too
I want to see Pres. Bush call all the scumbags back into emergency session on 12/26. Pathetic pigs vote themselves a pay raise and then leave town.
9 posted on 12/20/2001 6:24:26 PM PST by paul51
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To: redskin
I'm Glad he killed the stimulous package, it will snowball from now till election time as long as we keep on starting those little snowballs at the top of the "HILL". He could not have built a better casket for the liberal Commies this election. This crap used to work before 9/11 but some of the sheep are waking up, thank God.
10 posted on 12/20/2001 6:29:54 PM PST by Uncle George
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To: det dweller too
South Dakota's own Tom the taliban has inherited the mantle from Bill Clinton as America's traitor.

Whereas Clinton swore an oath to "protect, preserve and defend" the Constitution from all enemies, foreign and domestic (except when it threatened his own narcissistic pursuit of power and pleasure)........Taliban Tom has acted as a dictator, denying the American people their representative government. He and several other extremist leftist liberals have supplanted the "will" of the people with their own twisted idealogical illogic!!

I hope and pray that their demented hatred of Bush and the American work ethic will backfire. A strong rejuvenated economy surging into the fall election period would smother their sorry backward societal perceptions.

I'm also praying that one patriotic moderate Democrat Senator will announce his intention to change party affiliation and remove Taliban Tom from his position as Senate majority leader.

Senator Miller, especially, for the sake of the country, please put patriotism over party and do right for America!!

12 posted on 12/20/2001 6:42:05 PM PST by CROSSHIGHWAYMAN
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To: paul51
I agree!! Call them all back to Washington on Dec. 26. This move would serve the president very well by proving to the country just how concerned he is about out of work Americans and how serious he is about jump starting the economy. I also think recalling our leaders would be a perfectly understandable way for the president to smack Dashle upside the head.

Besides, unless he calls these fools back to finish the job they were hired to do, I'm afraid President Bush will lose the political advantage and momentum over the holiday break to what will be nonstop media (Rat) spin.

13 posted on 12/20/2001 6:42:38 PM PST by Right_in_Virginia
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To: Right_in_Virginia
Did they recess so Bush can make some appointments,,last time I read they were not going to formally recess so Bush couldn't pull a Clinton and make recess appointments? I hope this backfires on Daschl but to be honest I thought it was a crappy package of stimulus stuff. They even backed down on lowering the 27% bracket and loaded the thing up with welfare benefits. People are losing jobs but hey unemployment is still low and there are jobs out there if they are willing to work rather than collect their full unemployment and govt paid insurance while the rest of us work and pay those bills even at jobs we hate.
14 posted on 12/20/2001 6:54:06 PM PST by cajungirl
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To: redskin
Renaissance weekend is in Charleston SC somtime near New Years. Lot's of liberals will be there, I don't know if Tom is invited.
15 posted on 12/20/2001 6:54:18 PM PST by ao98
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To: ao98
Dubbya calls them back ...then VETOS the bill as inflationary...followed by a good dose of out of session appointments.

Doesnt dashole have a big house on the coast somewhere...?

16 posted on 12/20/2001 7:01:43 PM PST by spokeshave
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To: spokeshave
Sorry....make that "a good dose of recess appointments"
17 posted on 12/20/2001 7:03:21 PM PST by spokeshave
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To: cdwright
What killed the package was that President Bush wanted to take care of more people and allow them to decide for themselves which insurance they wanted to purchase, the Liberals couldn't bear having individuals make personal choices and not have control over them. But the main reason is to blame Bush for the recession in order to pump the chances of more Democrats being elected to the Hill come Nov 2002.
18 posted on 12/20/2001 7:07:56 PM PST by MissAmericanPie
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To: Right_in_Virginia
I like that idea too. Call them back to Washington, but make it Dec. 24th.
19 posted on 12/20/2001 7:08:55 PM PST by MissAmericanPie
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To: spokeshave
I think that's Gephardt that has the house on the coast of one of the Carolina's.
21 posted on 12/20/2001 7:22:17 PM PST by ao98
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To: det dweller too

Prior to leaving for "recess" with the other children Senate Majority leader Tom Daschle takes a moment to speak to reporters atop his stack of telephone books: Hey, I'm rich, I'll have a great retirement and we want the economy to tank! Oops! I meant to say "I'm disappointed that the Republicans FILL IN THE BLANK HERE yadda yadda yadda".

22 posted on 12/20/2001 7:27:22 PM PST by isthisnickcool
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To: det dweller too
I thought Daschle's wife was a Federal employee. She got some kind og sinecure from Clinton. How can she be making $ 250K?
23 posted on 12/20/2001 7:59:22 PM PST by Malesherbes
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To: cdwright
The left, all 18 liberal socialists, Clinton, Dashel, Schumer, that group, claimed that if the individual took the money given them and bought their own insurance, they would not be able to get all the breaks that the government can get them because of their purchasing power, and that a tax break for the families was not the way to go.
24 posted on 12/20/2001 8:01:10 PM PST by MissAmericanPie
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To: Howlin
Dear South Dakotans......

While on your watch, would you please check and see if little tommie's assistants are still carrying his "soapbox" for him?

I've been waiting all night to use this thing!

27 posted on 12/20/2001 8:06:41 PM PST by A Citizen Reporter
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To: A Citizen Reporter
That's absolutely pathetic! Please keep posting it around FR!
28 posted on 12/20/2001 8:15:10 PM PST by cactmh
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To: A Citizen Reporter; Howlin; PhiKapMom; JohnHuang2; deport
I like this idea a lot, Howlin!! Thanks for flagging me!!

We need to track his EVERY move! It doesn't matter where he goes, we can say things like this:

While 450,000 Americans have lost their jobs, Tom Daschle is in Aspen, skiing.

While 450,000 Americans have lost their jobs, Tom Daschle is at a Hollywood fundraiser, eating caviar.

While 450,000 Americans are out of work, Tom Daschle has left the country on a taxpayer-funded trip.

While 450,000 Americans are out of work, Tom Daschle is hiding in his South Dakota home.

See how well this works? No matter where he goes, we pin the unemployment on him and his lack of action, all the while showing he is not doing the people's business!! We MUST do this! I am going to start tracking his schedule. I am sure some of it is on USNewswire or his own website. He is ALWAYS bragging about press "opportunities."

THIS WILL WORK!

29 posted on 12/20/2001 8:50:33 PM PST by Miss Marple
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To: Miss Marple
bttt
30 posted on 12/20/2001 8:51:52 PM PST by timestax
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To: A Citizen Reporter; Howlin
Not only that, but we could issue little statements every day and flag RADIO people, who could report on where he is!! I am thinking this would work!!
31 posted on 12/20/2001 8:51:59 PM PST by Miss Marple
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To: det dweller too
This is a great idea you have had. I think it is worth working on!! I have flagged some people for discussion. I hope tomorrow we can get busy on this!!
32 posted on 12/20/2001 8:53:19 PM PST by Miss Marple
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To: M. Thatcher
I think this is a good idea. What do you think?
33 posted on 12/20/2001 9:03:07 PM PST by Miss Marple
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To: Uncle George
I appreciate your optimism!
34 posted on 12/20/2001 9:03:22 PM PST by j_tull
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To: Miss Marple
Love it!

Hound the guy.

NOBODY ever does this to Democrats, and they have NO DEFENSE for it. They have no comeback. It's not in the handbook. Public scrutiny of Democrats so rarely happens, that when it does, they cave immediately, just like...Republicans. (Well, it's true.) Daschle never in his life has felt political heat from the actual PUBLIC, i.e. VOTERS. I say it's time he did!

(The one caveat I have is that I do not buy into the notion that America needs Daschle or anyone else in DC to "save" the economy. But that is really beside the point of the necessity for Daschle to be held accountable.) I say, GO TO IT!

35 posted on 12/20/2001 9:14:51 PM PST by M. Thatcher
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To: M. Thatcher
Well, of course I realize that the economy functions quite well without the government. That is not the point. They are hoping they can hang this recession on W. I say that we have now been given the opportunity to hang it on the democrats, with Daschle as their flag-bearer!

I am now off to search schedules! I hope to have the first edition ready tomorrow!

36 posted on 12/20/2001 9:18:53 PM PST by Miss Marple
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To: Miss Marple
Don't forget to mention the fact that he was perfectly willing to give himself a $5,000 raise!!! What a pig.
37 posted on 12/20/2001 9:23:31 PM PST by Wphile
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To: Miss Marple
That is not the point.

As I said. We agree.

38 posted on 12/20/2001 9:25:14 PM PST by M. Thatcher
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To: M. Thatcher
OK. No schedule on his website (which is really amateurish and difficult to navigate.) Nothing on USNewswire. I need help on where to look for schedules. I know the Senate is still in session tomorrow, but I thought surely there would be something. I am NOT going to let this weasel sneak out of town!

Of course, if we can't find him, we could then say...

450,000 people have lost their jobs, and WHERE IS TOM DASCHLE?

This is the all-purpose statement!! LOLOL!!

39 posted on 12/20/2001 9:32:24 PM PST by Miss Marple
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To: Miss Marple; PhiKapMom
"450,000 people have lost their jobs, and WHERE IS TOM DASCHLE?"

Hmmmm, sounds like a thread title to me!

40 posted on 12/20/2001 9:35:45 PM PST by A Citizen Reporter
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To: A Citizen Reporter
If Registered were around, he could do a "Where's Daschle" illustration like "Where's Waldo?"

I bet we could get this on Fox.

41 posted on 12/20/2001 9:39:21 PM PST by Miss Marple
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To: ao98
"Renaissance weekend is in Charleston SC"

It used to be in Hilton Head SC over and including New Year's Eve. Did they change it? Wonder if Bill and Hill will attend this year? Or will Hillary stay in NYC and horn in on Rudy's photo ops?

I don't think Puff has a real home in SD. I heard he was using his mother's place (very modest place) as his address but rarely stays there.

42 posted on 12/20/2001 9:40:28 PM PST by daisyscarlett
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To: det dweller too
425k/yr------ it's time all of those rich americans started paying their fair share.

I wonder what he pays in social security taxes and what his pension looks like?

43 posted on 12/20/2001 9:41:40 PM PST by alaskanfan
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To: alaskanfan
Do you suppose he has medical insurance to go with that?

What percent of his income do you think these items would ammount to?

So what is his "real world" income?

44 posted on 12/20/2001 9:45:06 PM PST by alaskanfan
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To: Miss Marple; Registered; Howlin
Reg ~~~ your services are being requested. Contact Miss Marple for the details.

I really like this idea ..... :-)

Btw, to those saying that Daschle uses his mother's address and really lives in the Carolinas ... I believe that is Gephardt ..... and I've heard that his actual residence is at Figure 8 Island off the coast of NC .... a very expensive and exclusive island where people like Ambulance Chaser John Edwards live. Howlin, can you confirm or refute that?

45 posted on 12/20/2001 9:58:09 PM PST by kayak
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To: kayak
"Btw, to those saying that Daschle uses his mother's address and really lives in the Carolinas ... I believe that is Gephardt ....."

You are correct, I live in Gephardt "territory".....thanks, I missed that above!

46 posted on 12/20/2001 10:01:20 PM PST by A Citizen Reporter
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To: Miss Marple
The best thing to do is to somehow get coverage in his home state paper, what is it called, the Argus Leader? He and his staff went ape-sh#t the other day when Bush staffers gave exclusive interviews to his home paper which slammed him. Daschle is REAL careful to guard SD newspaper and local tv coverage at all costs; negative press locally really gets his goat. So let's get his goat.
47 posted on 12/20/2001 10:18:46 PM PST by M. Thatcher
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To: M. Thatcher
Thanks! I will check that out tomorrow. Now I MUST get some sleep! Your advice has been greatly appreciated.
48 posted on 12/20/2001 10:22:43 PM PST by Miss Marple
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To: M. Thatcher;Miss Marple
Here is ArgusLeader.com, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Interesting little survey there..... "Should the U.S. Senate have let the economic stimulus package die?"

90% say no, right now.....

Here is a link to the print press in South Dakota

now off to look for the broadcasters......

49 posted on 12/20/2001 10:32:08 PM PST by A Citizen Reporter
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To: Miss Marple
Good night!

Just FYI I don't know if it's just my computer but I have never been able to get onto his paper's website just by using the regular www.argusleader.com address -- it clicks over to a popup ad EVERY time. But I found I was able to defeat that "glitch" (a-hem) by going to

http://www.argusleader.com/indexnews.shtml

and navigating from there.

50 posted on 12/20/2001 10:34:20 PM PST by M. Thatcher
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