Intermarkets' Privacy Policy
Support


Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!





Recent Entries
Moron Meet-Ups
ColoradoMoMe 2020: 04/25/2020 Wheat Ridge CO: Postponed
Contact Westminsterdogshow for information.

NoVaMoMe 2020: Rescheduled for August 29, 5:00-10:00 pm, Fairfax, Virginia. Contact Bluebell & Weasel with questions.

Texas MoMe:
10/23/20-10/24/20

Contact Ben Had
« Recent Site Woes... and Please Write Your Congressman
Update: A response
| Main | Expert: Automated Killer Robots Are "Threat To Humanity" »
February 27, 2008

Harry Reid….Jackass

This is a little inside baseball but it nicely demonstrates just what tools the Democrats are.

Reid and Dick Durbin are accusing Senate Republicans of ‘stalling’ debate on a housing bailout bill. How did those nasty Republicans do that? By voting FOR a motion Reid himself made.

Yesterday Reid brought up a bill that would have cut off funding for the troops in Iraq and set a withdrawal date. They seem to do this every week or so, I imagine it’s a fundraising tactic. Normally the Republicans filibuster, the nutroots hit the donate button and business goes on.

But the evil Republicans didn’t play by the rules and called Harry’s bluff basically saying, ‘hey, there’s a lot of good shit going on in Iraq to talk about, so let’s have it’. This sets the stage for 30 hours of floor debate on Iraq.

Now Reid is upset that he can’t bring up the housing bailout bill and because the Republicans exposed him as a craven jackass who uses money for the troops as part of just another legislative game to be played.

And to top things off by demonstrating just how clueless he is, Reid said yesterday that ‘a civil war rages’ in Iraq. Harry? You need some updated talking points.

So when Senate Democrats say they ‘support the troops’, remember what they really mean is they support their use as a political weapon but not much else.


digg this
posted by DrewM. at 11:37 AM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
BackwardsBoy - Who can fight the beast? Revelation 13:4[/i][/s][/b][/u]: "[i]I'm very pro-that. My desire for a base is a pu ..."

Bete: " Yes, it's having an electorate that doesn't give ..."

Quint: "off to buy some Goya. I wish they made a Tequila. ..."

Jenos Idanian: "Turkey made the Haiga Sophia a mosque again. OK, i ..."

Saf: " I don't Smoke or fuck other peoples wives, I j ..."

Romeo13: "Dissolve and reconstitute NATO without them. Ge ..."

Deplorable Jay Guevara[/i][/s][/b]: "[i]As part of this process, white employees must a ..."

Dr. Varno: ">>>334 There is a quote by Boetcker often attribut ..."

Deplorable Jay Guevara[/i][/s][/b]: "Seattle: "Segregation yesterday, segregation today ..."

GWB: "or how about this: we just mind our own fucking bu ..."

Saf: " Everyone needs a GOOD SHIT 'cos they are all FU ..."

BurtTC: "Dissolve and reconstitute NATO without them. Ge ..."

Recent Entries
Search


Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64