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What we COULD have had.... (Original Post) 634-5789 Feb 2023 OP
Hang in there Kid Berwyn Feb 2023 #1
Ugh karin_sj Feb 2023 #2
It gives us the freedom... 2naSalit Feb 2023 #3
Very true.... InstantGratification Feb 2023 #22
Belated Delphinus Feb 2023 #27
She truly hates Americans. Irish_Dem Feb 2023 #4
+1 n/t area51 Feb 2023 #21
Just a fine republican. republianmushroom Feb 2023 #5
Honestly, Krysten, what IS it with the bare arms? calimary Feb 2023 #6
With the exception of Abigail_Adams Feb 2023 #19
Welcome to DU, Abigail_Adams! calimary Feb 2023 #30
We need a Sin-enema Wild blueberry Feb 2023 #7
Lol Joinfortmill Feb 2023 #18
Here's hoping Ruben Gallegos can toss her bony butt out into the street Warpy Feb 2023 #8
A REASON? Jimvanhise Feb 2023 #9
I think they bought her. diane in sf Feb 2023 #12
A likely explanation for a lot of what's been happening in Congress, IMO. JudyM Feb 2023 #14
Well, when this is the makeup of Congress... OldBaldy1701E Feb 2023 #20
+1 Agreed. c-rational Feb 2023 #28
Interesting stat, thanks for putting that up. We need deep investigations JudyM Feb 2023 #29
Absolutely. OldBaldy1701E Feb 2023 #31
KR! TY Cha Feb 2023 #10
That would be an Excellent Ad Cha Feb 2023 #11
K & R Sinema sold her soul to the devil FakeNoose Feb 2023 #13
The graphic forgets the expanded child tax credit questionseverything Feb 2023 #15
Wow. When you see it listed like that, it's devastating... the enormity is even more liberalla Feb 2023 #16
Because she isn't a liberal & don't vote for former Green Party candidates. They're Putin tainted Joinfortmill Feb 2023 #17
A clear example of what dark money in politics costs us dlk Feb 2023 #23
bookmarking this handy list. niyad Feb 2023 #24
But we kept the glorious filibuster! Silent3 Feb 2023 #25
The only vote I regret. eom LittleGirl Feb 2023 #26

karin_sj

(989 posts)
2. Ugh
Sun Feb 12, 2023, 01:14 PM
Feb 2023

And now she is an independent. A little less than two long years before we (hopefully) will be rid of this attention-seeking, unethical, grifting opportunist who cares nothing about the people who voted for her—only herself. It's infuriating.

22. Very true....
Mon Feb 13, 2023, 10:08 AM
Feb 2023

....but there is a flip side to that as well. We can't take her out in the primary anymore. Running as an independent, she has a free pass to the general election. She won't win in the general, but she might draw off enough D votes to hand the seat to the R. That isn't a done deal, but it is a realistic fear for us.

Delphinus

(11,932 posts)
27. Belated
Mon Feb 13, 2023, 11:19 AM
Feb 2023

welcome to DU!

I wrote cards to folks in Arizona this last election reminding them of all we had accomplished and to remember to vote.

calimary

(82,699 posts)
6. Honestly, Krysten, what IS it with the bare arms?
Sun Feb 12, 2023, 02:14 PM
Feb 2023

It’s become quite the statement but I’m not sure what it is she’s trying to say.

Abigail_Adams

(330 posts)
19. With the exception of
Mon Feb 13, 2023, 09:45 AM
Feb 2023

her outer space getup at the SOTU. No one who expects to be taken seriously should be dressing like a middle school kid begging for attention. That's what makes me think she just doesn't care if she's respected, she'll vote however her donors tell her to, regard of her party affiliation of the week.

calimary

(82,699 posts)
30. Welcome to DU, Abigail_Adams!
Mon Feb 13, 2023, 05:58 PM
Feb 2023

That certainly is one way to explain it. Indeed, maybe that's it - that she just doesn't care if she's respected because the agenda of her big donors is what matters most.

Warpy

(112,232 posts)
8. Here's hoping Ruben Gallegos can toss her bony butt out into the street
Sun Feb 12, 2023, 02:17 PM
Feb 2023

but I'm sure she'll keep popping up, maybe even get elected as AZ governor at some point.

What a dismal disappointment that woman has been. Good riddance.

Jimvanhise

(327 posts)
9. A REASON?
Sun Feb 12, 2023, 02:53 PM
Feb 2023

Keith Olbermann used to know her well and says that she was even more liberal than he is, and he wonders if someone has blackmailed her.

JudyM

(29,430 posts)
14. A likely explanation for a lot of what's been happening in Congress, IMO.
Sun Feb 12, 2023, 07:08 PM
Feb 2023

Of course, that’s giving folks the benefit of the doubt, since it’s a few levels of depraved below simple greed.

OldBaldy1701E

(5,484 posts)
20. Well, when this is the makeup of Congress...
Mon Feb 13, 2023, 09:55 AM
Feb 2023


(and I wish to point out that the number is now closer to 58%)

Until we remove this demographic we are always under the control of the green piece of paper. Especially politicians. Who will always vote with whomever fills their fat wallets.

JudyM

(29,430 posts)
29. Interesting stat, thanks for putting that up. We need deep investigations
Mon Feb 13, 2023, 03:44 PM
Feb 2023

of how much of that wealth is coming from corporate lobbyists, inside investment info, “interest groups” and payoffs. I’m not a financial auditor but there ought to be a way of tracking unethical gains.

Bribes may also easily be in a nonmonetary form. Putin, for example, has been spying and will use this to manipulate our government actions… and republican lawmakers are known for their extramaritals and other hidden activities they could be bribed to keep private. They are easy marks for bribery.

OldBaldy1701E

(5,484 posts)
31. Absolutely.
Mon Feb 13, 2023, 07:14 PM
Feb 2023

However, the danger is not dirty money. The danger is money. (I know, I know... saying that in this country is like saying I just killed a bus load of {insert something shocking}, it doesn't change what I am saying.)

FakeNoose

(33,994 posts)
13. K & R Sinema sold her soul to the devil
Sun Feb 12, 2023, 03:51 PM
Feb 2023

Now the devil doesn't want her, and neither does anyone else.


questionseverything

(9,779 posts)
15. The graphic forgets the expanded child tax credit
Sun Feb 12, 2023, 09:53 PM
Feb 2023

It changed the lives of poor children and families more than anything else proposed

And then it was taken away

liberalla

(9,523 posts)
16. Wow. When you see it listed like that, it's devastating... the enormity is even more
Mon Feb 13, 2023, 08:31 AM
Feb 2023

than I appreciated at the time. I hope this campaign to replace her is successful.

Go Ruben!

Joinfortmill

(15,278 posts)
17. Because she isn't a liberal & don't vote for former Green Party candidates. They're Putin tainted
Mon Feb 13, 2023, 08:58 AM
Feb 2023

And God only knows what else, billionaire bought?

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