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Lindsey Graham

Rift on Paul Filibuster Mirrors Rift in GOP

March 7, 2013

After 13 hours of free airtime tearing apart the Administration’s vagueness on drone strikes within the US by Republican Senator Rand Paul, John McCain and Lindsey Graham shrugged off the whole endeavor as “ridiculous” this morning.  Paul was actually railing on the time it took the Administration to answer such a simple question, considering its [...]

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Stymieing Immigration Reform

January 29, 2013

A conglomeration of eight Senators, including Marco Rubio amongst the usual suspects of Lindsey Grahamesty, John McCain, Chuck Schumer, came out yesterday with a possible road map for comprehensive immigration reform.  Not to be outmaneuvered, President Obama offered his enthusiasm, but also a caveat tor two which should make the fledgeling sprouts of consensus wither [...]

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Elena Kagan, the 112th Supreme Court Justice

August 6, 2010

The Senate voted last evening to confirm Elena Kagan 63-37 as John Paul Stevens’ replacement on the Supreme Court.  She will be sworn in tomorrow and will preside with the others on October 1. In the end, five Republicans voted for her and one Democrat voted against her (Ben Nelson, who’s on clean up duty [...]

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Wonderful! Here Comes Amnesty!

April 10, 2010

Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Lindsey Graham (RINO-SC), are introducing an amnesty bill in the Senate this week.  Graham, having decided that Republicans just need to embrace perpetual minority status, has decided to ignore the Democrats’ ramming through of ObamaCare, along with the rule of law.  Fortunately, I don’t think this bill has a chance [...]

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Sotomayor is Confirmed

August 7, 2009

With a 68-31 vote (Teddy “Fins” Kennedy was too ill to vote) the US Senate voted to confirm Sonia Sotomayor the 111th Supreme Court Justice.  Nine RINOs, Lindsey Graham among them, added their votes to 59 Dems.   She’s also the third woman and (I’m not sure if anyone knows about this) she’s the first Latina on the court!  I [...]

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244-188: Stimulus Passes House sans Republicans

January 28, 2009

Sweetness.  Not a single Republican broke ranks to vote for the $819 billion “stimulus” package (not including the extra 300 million or so in interest we’ll eventually have to pay on the deficit because of this bill), and 11 Blue Dogs decided they wanted to be reelected in 2010 without the stench of this monstrosity. I [...]

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The Gang of 10 is Killing the Energy Issue

August 8, 2008

Finally, an issue where the Republicans can actually wipe the floor with the Dems in the Fall: ENERGY.  We see McCain opening his eyes to new possibilities of drilling, House Republicans sticking around on vacation trying to put political pressure for Congress to come back, Obama constantly having to retool and modify his positions making [...]

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