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    the filibuster compromise.

    those who signed on to the compromise agreed they would not filibuster any judicial nominees except in "extraordinary circumstances".

    Armando is saying that this SCt nomination counts under those "extraordinary" circumstances because of O'Connor's status as a swing vote on so many issues of significance to progressives.

    Politics is like driving. To go backward, put it in R. To go forward, put it in D.

    by TrueBlueMajority on Fri Jul 01, 2005 at 10:17:53 AM PDT

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    •  Thanks. (none)
      I like your signature line, too.  Any plans for a bumper sticker?

      Come, my friends -- 'tis not too late to seek a newer world .....

      by shurley on Sun Jul 03, 2005 at 08:26:54 PM PDT

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      •  bumper sticker is a fun idea (none)
        it's not my original line and i haven't been able to find out who said it first, but I bet if I put it to commercial use someone will step forward and try to prove himself to be the author!

        Politics is like driving. To go backward, put it in R. To go forward, put it in D.

        by TrueBlueMajority on Sun Jul 03, 2005 at 11:26:24 PM PDT

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