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Graham Supported Holder

Discussion in 'Activism' started by SCKimberFan, Feb 6, 2009.

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  1. SCKimberFan

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    I just copied this from Senator Lindsay Graham's website. He has got to go!


    I will be writing Mr Graham tomorrow morning and expressing my displeasure with him. We need another Senator like Jim DeMint here in SC. I will be working to rid ourselves of this CINO (I am a conservative, not a republican.) Sentor Graham has let us all down!
     
  2. JImbothefiveth

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    I'm not sure it's really that bad. Remember, even if Holder didn't pass, there's always another anti-gun nominee. He might have been trying to at least get an anti-terorism candidate. (But I'm not sure he's best for that either.)

    Same here. I think a better term would be COIN, conservative only in name, if he really is as bad as you say. But I'm not sure he is.

    (BTW, if he loses, the democrats have a fillibuster proof majority, so make sure he's really bad or loses to someone really good)
     
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  3. hso

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    What's the plan? How do you propose to replace a powerful sitting Senator with strong home support?
     
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    And is he really anti-gun? If so, is it enough that any alternatives would be better?
     
  5. SCKimberFan

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    Unfortunately, Senator Graham is my state's senator.

    I propose an email/letter writing campaign by SC residents to express our displeasure. Here is his email contact form to use.

    http://lgraham.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Contact.EmailSenatorGraham

    If he was willing to capitulate on Holder, who is as anti-gun as they come, what else might he give in to? Ammo encoding? AWB?

    The only way our representatives know our desires is for us to inform them. If he gets a boatload of mail/emails, perhaps he'll start listening to his constituency. While he may have strong support here in SC, he is not invincible. The sad part is that he was just re-elected to another 6 years.
     
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  6. Dodgeit

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    Grahamnasty is a blight on SC, he is also proamnesty for all the Illegal aliens in this Country. He has his nose so far up Obammy's behind you no longer have to wonder if he and Mcain are an item ;););). It is well known im Republican circles in SC that he is a Closet Ahhhmmmmm. The problem in SC is once their in, you can't hardly get them out.

    Our best bet would have been Mcain winning, then Grahamnasty would have become the new AG. It was a done deal if only Mcain had won.
     
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  7. MisterMike

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    FWIW, I've known Lindsey Graham since the eighties, though I no longer have contact with him. He's a smart and principled man. It's fine to disagree with him, but I believe he really does attempt to do what he believes is right. The name-calling is, at least in this case, out of line.
     
  8. Dodgeit

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    MisterMike, since you no longer have contact with him how can you know he's still a fine upstanding person? As he is my Senator and not yours, I will continue to call Grahamnasty the RINO weasel he is. :barf:

    Heck even his staffers are left wondering why he constantly votes against the wishes of the people of SC.

    In High Road fashion I will agree to disagree with you, on what a fine fellow he is.
     
  9. MisterMike

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    Your perogative. I'm just not so sure that name-calling accomplishes much . . . it seems better to me to call him out on his policies and debate the merits. Heck, if you have specific criticisms, I'd be more than willing to listen to your opinions.

    I served with him in the Air Force, and we continue to have mutual friends who believe he's a man of integrity. While I may not share each of his viewpoints, I believe he acts in what he thinks are the best interests of the country.

    One of my great faults may be that I'm a little different than a lot of people who swear allegiance to a political party. I am fairly conservative, but I refuse to sign on to the full platform of any party. My view is that they are a corrupting influence and exist primarily for the purpose of perpetuating the power of a a select few. I'd rather be represented by someone who votes his conscience in a principled fashion, rather than by someone who toes the party line. When someone tells me they're a Republican or a Democrat, my gut reaction is to be distrustful of their ability to reason independently. I can understand why a politician would call himself a Democrat or a Republican--it's really a matter of necessity--but I've seen enough hijinks in both parties to make me wonder why, as a voter, I'd ever sell my soul to either.

    Like I said, I acknowledge this may be a personal shortcoming. Obviously a lot of smart people swear allegiance to a political party. I just can't do it.
     
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  10. Dodgeit

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    Don't worry I am extremely vocal in my dissatisfaction with the job he is doing. I send regular fax's, email's and phone calls to his office. I even spoke to him on the phone once because of my stance on his voting for amnesty for all the Illegals in this country.

    Your friend has drank the waters of the Potomac, and has lost his morals. He sold out SC ,by selling his vote on amnesty in exchange for the AG post that Holden now has. How principled is that? Once it became clear that Mcain was not likely to win, Grahamnasty reversed his stance on amnesty just in time to get re-elected.

    Now that he is safely back in office, he's right back to supporting amnesty for the illegals, and Obamas agenda.

    In a conversation early last year with a staffer in DC, we talked about the path he was on and the Staffer said " we cannot understand his stance on this issue. We are getting hundreds of emails,faxes and calls from people back home telling him to stop supporting amnesty. But he keeps on pushing it." When I told him it was because he had been offered the AG position if Mcain won. The staffer said " yup' he'd commit Political Suicide at home, for that".

    He may have been a fine person while in the Air Force 20 years ago, but he has since changed his ways, and would sell his soul to the Devil if it would keep him in politics.
     
  11. MisterMike

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    Thanks for your reply. I understand where you're coming from.

    Just out of curiosity, what has his stance been on Second Amendment issues?
     
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