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Thread: Rand may vote against Kavanaugh

  1. #31
    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Collins View Post
    He will still have Trump's ear either way.
    That is not certain.

    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Collins View Post
    And influence is only a goal for fools.
    Sometimes it is better than nothing.

    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Collins View Post
    If Rand's vote made the difference, then all the more reason to stand on principle.
    Absolutely.

    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Collins View Post
    If his vote didn't make a difference then all the more reason to stand on principle.
    Not necessarily, it depends what he can get in return for being a team player about a judge who is still an improvement and will be confirmed or fail anyway.
    Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.

    Robert Heinlein

    Give a man an inch and right away he thinks he's a ruler

    Groucho Marx

    I love mankindÖitís people I canít stand.

    Linus, from the Peanuts comic

    You cannot have liberty without morality and morality without faith

    Alexis de Torqueville

    Those who fail to learn from the past are condemned to repeat it.
    Those who learn from the past are condemned to watch everybody else repeat it

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  3. #32
    Quote Originally Posted by Swordsmyth View Post
    Sometimes it is better than nothing.




    Not necessarily, it depends what he can get in return for being a team player about a judge who is still an improvement and will be confirmed or fail anyway.
    Wrong. You have obviously never taken a class on political strategy.
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  5. #33
    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Collins View Post
    Wrong. You have obviously never taken a class on political strategy.
    Those who can do, those who can't teach.
    Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.

    Robert Heinlein

    Give a man an inch and right away he thinks he's a ruler

    Groucho Marx

    I love mankindÖitís people I canít stand.

    Linus, from the Peanuts comic

    You cannot have liberty without morality and morality without faith

    Alexis de Torqueville

    Those who fail to learn from the past are condemned to repeat it.
    Those who learn from the past are condemned to watch everybody else repeat it

    A Zero Hedge comment

  6. #34
    Quote Originally Posted by Swordsmyth View Post
    Those who can do, those who can't teach.
    Matt doesn't like the type of political strategy that cannot be taught in a seminar.
    "He's talkin' to his gut like it's a person!!" -me
    "dumpster diving isn't professional." - angelatc


    "Each of us must choose which course of action we should take: education, conventional political action, or even peaceful civil disobedience to bring about necessary changes. But let it not be said that we did nothing." - Ron Paul

    "Paul said "the wave of the future" is a coalition of anti-authoritarian progressive Democrats and libertarian Republicans in Congress opposed to domestic surveillance, opposed to starting new wars and in favor of ending the so-called War on Drugs."

  7. #35
    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Collins View Post
    No such thing as political "capital".... see above post.
    Sure it does - it's never guaranteed, but it exists.
    "He's talkin' to his gut like it's a person!!" -me
    "dumpster diving isn't professional." - angelatc


    "Each of us must choose which course of action we should take: education, conventional political action, or even peaceful civil disobedience to bring about necessary changes. But let it not be said that we did nothing." - Ron Paul

    "Paul said "the wave of the future" is a coalition of anti-authoritarian progressive Democrats and libertarian Republicans in Congress opposed to domestic surveillance, opposed to starting new wars and in favor of ending the so-called War on Drugs."

  8. #36
    Quote Originally Posted by dannno View Post
    Sure it does - it's never guaranteed, but it exists.
    Only in the minds of political amateurs
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  9. #37
    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Collins View Post
    Only in the minds of political amateurs
    "He's talkin' to his gut like it's a person!!" -me
    "dumpster diving isn't professional." - angelatc


    "Each of us must choose which course of action we should take: education, conventional political action, or even peaceful civil disobedience to bring about necessary changes. But let it not be said that we did nothing." - Ron Paul

    "Paul said "the wave of the future" is a coalition of anti-authoritarian progressive Democrats and libertarian Republicans in Congress opposed to domestic surveillance, opposed to starting new wars and in favor of ending the so-called War on Drugs."

  10. #38
    Quote Originally Posted by PursuePeace View Post
    I say... no.

    Or... Who knows!
    Yep. Zombie thread
    bump from an ancient
    Tyme, indeedy. Has
    RAND gone DJT?

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  12. #40
    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Collins View Post
    At the beginning of things, Mister K was around the "W" easily 24/7



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