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Sen. Dianne Feinstein at 84
is not planning to retire

Associated Press, by Michael R. Blood

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 6/17/2017 8:01:34 PM

Los Angeles - The nation´s oldest U.S. senator looks like she´s sticking around. California´s Dianne Feinstein turns 84 on Thursday and is displaying signs that she´s headed for a re-election campaign, not a retirement party. While the Democrat has been coy when asked about seeking a fifth full term next year, her political committee, unambiguously titled Feinstein for Senate 2018, raised more than $650,000 in the first three months of this year in a cue she is looking ahead. Feinstein plays a marquee role for Democrats on Capitol Hill, where she has queried Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former FBI Director James Comey

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If you´re not serious enough to make "term limits" an issue when supporting a candidate to bring to Congress for a bill, this is what we continue to get. I daresay, like PIAPS, Feinstein passed her due date twenty years ago. Think also, she has so "power" to waste Billions of our tax dollars annually in the cesspool that is Kalifornia politics.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Seething Citizen, 6/17/2017 8:23:08 PM     (No. 11289876)

With individuals such as Feinstein, Schumer, Franken, Durbin, Blumenthal, etc., I believe it´s past time to abolish our totally incompetent and unrepresentative Senate. The system is broken. And repeal the 17th. Amendment.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 6/17/2017 8:23:48 PM     (No. 11289877)

Mixed feelings on this . Six more years of DiFi or another Kamala waiting in the wings from the Left coast.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: subal, 6/17/2017 8:26:50 PM     (No. 11289880)

Term limits for all senators and congressmen.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 6/17/2017 8:31:17 PM     (No. 11289884)

Pour yaseff another drink, Mizzuz Feinstein.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: P51dmustang, 6/17/2017 8:37:10 PM     (No. 11289890)

Ok, we will be real lucky if we ever see a law for congress critters limiting their self-life.

But lets demand something we can do now. Make these congress critter clock in and clock out every day. Field trips quire receipts and justification for trips.

Lets start holding their feet to the fire. Make them accountable for everything they do.

Something simple, and the records would all be public documents. No more of this clandestine BS.

I am so sick of the Rats and the GOPe. We The People need a way to fire these idiots.

Its way past time a pen and a phone should be used to hold congress accountable to the People.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: controlfreak, 6/17/2017 8:39:31 PM     (No. 11289894)

She looks pretty good for 84. Too bad her brain is shriveled.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: blizzard, 6/17/2017 8:49:03 PM     (No. 11289900)

Term limits are most definitely needed, not necessarily based on age, but on years in office. We have too many fossils on both sides of the aisle who have no business being in DC.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Hawgguy, 6/17/2017 8:49:17 PM     (No. 11289901)

They only leave in a pine box, hardly ever retire.

Article 5 convention & Term Limits.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Grampus, 6/17/2017 9:19:19 PM     (No. 11289911)

If use of hair dye, hair plugs, and hair pieces could be made a felony, all three branches of the federal government (and K Street as well) would experience a huge reduction in the numbers of preening professional politicians.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 6/17/2017 9:26:25 PM     (No. 11289916)

Our goobernment runs on the dinosaur principle. It doesn´t matter how old or out of date, we just keep using it. Caifornistan no long has to elect her because of the possibility of a REbublican getting elected. Its time for Californistan to step up and elect another moron Like Harris.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: saryden, 6/17/2017 9:35:15 PM     (No. 11289923)

Remember... this is the chair of the committee that ensured that Obama was a legal candidate... even though his social security number was Connecticut and he has never resided there. She is an evil, greedy, power-happy crone... against our American values and freedoms.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: hotcorner, 6/17/2017 9:40:39 PM     (No. 11289928)

I would bet there are a minimum 50 members of the Senate who have been there so long that they damage this country every day. Feinstein is one of them. Without the Milk shootings in SFO, we would never have been subject to her disgusting socialism. Most of them are wheeled out in a gurney. What is this, the House of Lords?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: watashiyo, 6/17/2017 9:54:40 PM     (No. 11289943)

Why not? Live off people´s tax dollars instead of paying their own money to live in the senior care home. They´re bunch of leeches.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: sehall, 6/17/2017 9:59:56 PM     (No. 11289946)

Good Lord Di-Fi ... go home and enjoy what´s left of your life.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Salt5792, 6/17/2017 10:18:50 PM     (No. 11289960)

Feinstein is the most insulting senator. Al Franken is the most disgusting. Susan Collins is the dumbest.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Ronaldus Magnus, 6/17/2017 10:29:52 PM     (No. 11289966)

Of course she is remaining! Remember, as the head of a certain Senate Committee, she funneled BILLIONS of dollars to herself and her husband. When someone finally protested, she was not removed from the committee, just demoted from heading the committee. She and the other Creepozoid Senators are still at it. Her husband received a no-bid congressional contract on some of those Post Offices.
Creepozoids All.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: fayebeck, 6/17/2017 10:34:09 PM     (No. 11289969)

The oldest senator. Not. Hatch is 86.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: TCloud, 6/17/2017 11:00:27 PM     (No. 11289981)

As old as the Grand Canyon.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 6/17/2017 11:02:43 PM     (No. 11289982)

She´s just as quick and witty as she was 50 years ago... in other words, a slug.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: question_complexity, 6/17/2017 11:54:17 PM     (No. 11289996)

#15: No, Patty Murray is the dumbest.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: ketchuplover, 6/18/2017 12:05:56 AM     (No. 11290001)

These self-aggrandizing career politicians are a pox on America.

Term limits with the added provision of no lobbying for a decade afterward will help save the nation.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: JimBob, 6/18/2017 12:26:48 AM     (No. 11290007)

84, huh?

Well, you know what they say.....

"Only the Good Die Young"

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Pchristopher, 6/18/2017 1:11:54 AM     (No. 11290023)

I wonder if we shouldn´t start referring to ´The Senate´ as ´The Home´.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: chumley, 6/18/2017 1:12:50 AM     (No. 11290024)

I am young enough I will probably see her assume room temperature. Thats as well as the Hildebeast, Ruth Buzzi Ginsberg, Bernie Sanders, and a whole lot of other worn out Marxists and self absorbed elites. Can´t forget McCain.
Champagne is at the ready.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 6/18/2017 2:37:45 AM     (No. 11290053)

It´s not only time for term limits but a retirement age. On the Hill is looking like Nursing Home on the Hill.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: franq, 6/18/2017 7:32:34 AM     (No. 11290107)

Beat me to it, #22.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: winnie1, 6/18/2017 8:00:55 AM     (No. 11290126)

Dianne and her husband agreed they didn´t make enough money yet on I/S stocks and mergers with their Pillow-Talk.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Trigger2, 6/18/2017 8:09:14 AM     (No. 11290134)

84? Brain cells degenerate after age 60. Now I know what´s wrong with the idiot Feinstein. Must be she totally hooked to the gravy train.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: lakerman1, 6/18/2017 9:12:55 AM     (No. 11290182)

She is one of the great accidents of history.
If my memory serves me, she was a member of city council, and council president, in SF when a crazy police officer shot and killed a homosexual council member, Harvey Milk, as well as the mayor of SF, whose name I can´t recall.
The mayor´s death advanced Feinstein to mayor, and later to a seat in the House.
She and Barbara Boxer hit Washington in time to hate on Clarence Thomas - both ladies marched on the senate to protest the awarding of a white man´s position to Clarence Thomas, and both were elected to the U.S. Senate at the same time!
Boxer has retired, and a nasty woman replaced her. Californians never learn.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: judy, 6/18/2017 9:47:00 AM     (No. 11290219)

The senate is the biggest bunch of nothing in DC . They all want to be president & they are always competing for the biggest ego of the year. It´s 100 little minds with no plans for anything except getting re-elected.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: strike3, 6/18/2017 11:20:46 AM     (No. 11290344)

These people are in a position to make laws or not make laws to suit themselves. We see the results all too often, term limits: NO, Obamacare: NO, competence: NEGOTIABLE. If the people are dumb enough to elect you, you stay.

As the ancient Greeks put it, "Who will guard the guardians?"

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Hillary Clinton cited a study showing young people who read the Harry Potter series are "more compassionate" toward immigrants and LGBT community members during her speech Tuesday in Chicago. Clinton made the reference while delivering a speech at the American Library Association´s annual conference, as fans of the popular book series celebrated the 20th anniversary of the first novel´s release. "Years of data suggest that reading fiction builds empathy," she said. "It helps us put ourselves in others´ shoes. One study even found that young people who read the Harry Potter books, which first came out 20 years ago this week, were


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