Without Obama’s support this is doomed to fail but it is going on live right now. You can thank Barack Obama for the failure of this filibuster when the bill goes through and gives Bush everything he wants. I find it very interesting that there’s no media coverage of this to be found anywhere.
He is of course correct. Congress has completely abdicated its responsibilities.
Which was more useful to understanding what is going on in this country, watching Tim Russert play games with a big time politician, or this??
This is a failure in leadership, an intentional accomodation of violations of the Constitution, and definitely a political mistake that will haunt Barack Obama, who has now begun the general election campaign under a cloud. It will be remembered that when caving in, he said this: “Under this compromise legislation, an important tool in the […]
Even if Obama votes against telecom immunity today or tomorrow, he obviously has decided not to stop it, which he could do through public opposition, as the leader of the Democratic Party. The only suspense left I believe is whether he will actually vote in favor of the unconstitutional law about to be passed. No […]
And if you don’t stop him, Barack Obama will be a key player in making it happen. This is going down in the next 24 hours unless you stop it. Call Barack Obama and urge him to make a public statement reiterating his opposition to telco amnesty. His opposition could kill this deal: Phone (202) […]
This is a must read, Major General Antonio Taguba has gone public and directly made accusations of war crimes at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo.
National Press Club gives a platform to a known hoaxster and a liar. Will he be the “Swift Boats” frontman for 2008, or will the press destroy him today? Interestingly, it will take place during the Tim Russert memorial ceremony. Â Oh, and this honored guest is aÂ wanted felon.
At least, in a funnier universe.