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Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Robert Snow, Nov 27, 2010.

  1. Salty

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    Sounds good to me!
     
  3. Salty

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    We finally agree on something -
    But I wonder why you didnt mention that to begin with? :confused: :rolleyes:
     
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  5. Robert Snow

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    Maybe because the topic is Tom Delay! Besides, the things Delay did have nothing to do with the things Rangel did.

    This is a tendency the right here like to use. If a republican is under discussion, the right-wing hurries to find some democrat to compare and then questions why this was not mentioned. However, if it is a democrat who is being discussed and a republican is mentioned, we are told that this is off-topic.

    So Salty, regardless of Rangel, what do you think about the Hammer going to the slammer!
     
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    (SLIGHTLY MODIFIED)

    If you wanted to be like Fox news you would have been Fair and Balanced - you would have mentioned both in the OP.

    and btw it works both ways -as I indicated in bold in your quote.
    And for the record, I am not a Republican.
     
  7. Robert Snow

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    Salty, are you able to respond to the OP, or is this another attempt to derail anything that makes the REPUBLICANS look bad?

    If you cannot respond to the OP; go somewhere else!
     
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    Not sure how this makes "Republicans" look bad.

    Delay is only one person.

    And it appears that this is really nothing but a political payback by Demoncrats.
     
  9. Salty

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    Okay, I will make a blanket statement - You break the law - you pay the price - regardless of political party. There that is within the OP
     
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    If I were a betting man, I would bet he gets probation.
     
  11. John Toppass

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    Although I do not consider myself a Republican, I do admire the way the Rep. party made Tom step down. I do not think the Dems have ever had the morals to do that!
     
  12. Salty

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    When is the last time a Dem step down from Congress for ethical reasons?

    Didn't Sen Lott step down from a leadership position and then leave the Senate due to a racist remark?

    Oh, thats right Lott was not a Democrat and his remark was not racist.

    Any other ones?
     
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    I do not want anyone to misread or misunderstand what I said. I have NEVER considered myself a Democrat and I don't know any faithful christians who are Democrats either.
     
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    I have been somewhat called out and it was fair, so I must rephrase my statement to say that I don't understand how any faithful christian could be a card carrying democrat OR republican.
     
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    What does "card carrying" mean? Is it a union where you live?
     
  16. Salty

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    Remember William "Cold Cash" Jefferson, D-New Orleans -
    He was convicted on 11 of 16 counts. The DA asked for 33 years - Judge ordered 13 years. So he would be eligible for parole in about 4 years. He was sentenced in 2009, so expect him to be running for President in 2016.
    The last paragraph of this news story says quite a bit: "Jefferson stood stoically as the sentence was read, his head cocked slightly to the left, showing no obvious emotion"
     
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    In spite of all your deflection, Delay is now a convicted felon!
     
  18. Salty

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    I didn't know - thanks for informing me of that!!

    Salty

    PS Delay is going to appeal (naturally) so what would be your thoughts if a higher court does throw out the conviction?
     
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    The verdict will be reversed on appeal.
     
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