The good news: the flag-burning amendment failed in the Senate.
The bad news: Sixty-six out of a hundred Senators voted in favor of this abomination. Here’s the vote breakdown.
So of the two major parties, Democrats and Republicans, which one has the better track record when it comes to defending individual rights? A casual glance makes it clear: the Democrats are much better than the Republicans.
And being raped to death by five biker scumbags is much better than being raped to death by ten. Both options still suck.
Alexander (R-TN) Allard (R-CO) Allen (R-VA) Baucus (D-MT) Bayh (D-IN) Bond (R-MO) Brownback (R-KS) Bunning (R-KY) Burns (R-MT) Burr (R-NC) Chambliss (R-GA) Coburn (R-OK) Cochran (R-MS) Coleman (R-MN) Collins (R-ME) Cornyn (R-TX) Craig (R-ID) Crapo (R-ID) Dayton (D-MN) DeMint (R-SC) DeWine (R-OH) Dole (R-NC) Domenici (R-NM) Ensign (R-NV) Enzi (R-WY) Feinstein (D-CA) Frist (R-TN) Graham (R-SC) Grassley (R-IA) Gregg (R-NH) Hagel (R-NE) Hatch (R-UT) Hutchison (R-TX) Inhofe (R-OK) Isakson (R-GA) Johnson (D-SD) Kyl (R-AZ) Landrieu (D-LA) Lincoln (D-AR) Lott (R-MS) Lugar (R-IN)Martinez (R-FL) McCain (R-AZ) Menendez (D-NJ) Murkowski (R-AK) Nelson (D-FL) Nelson (D-NE) Reid (D-NV) Roberts (R-KS) Rockefeller (D-WV) Salazar (D-CO) Santorum (R-PA) Sessions (R-AL) Shelby (R-AL) Smith (R-OR) Snowe (R-ME) Specter (R-PA) Stabenow (D-MI) Stevens (R-AK) Sununu (R-NH) Talent (R-MO) Thomas (R-WY) Thune (R-SD) Vitter (R-LA) Voinovich (R-OH) Warner (R-VA)
Akaka (D-HI) Bennett (R-UT) Biden (D-DE) Bingaman (D-NM) Boxer (D-CA) Byrd (D-WV)Cantwell (D-WA) Carper (D-DE) Chafee (R-RI) Clinton (D-NY) Conrad (D-ND) Dodd (D-CT) Dorgan (D-ND) Durbin (D-IL) Feingold (D-WI) Harkin (D-IA) Inouye (D-HI) Jeffords (I-VT) Kennedy (D-MA) Kerry (D-MA) Kohl (D-WI) Lautenberg (D-NJ) Leahy (D-VT) Levin (D-MI) Lieberman (D-CT) McConnell (R-KY) Mikulski (D-MD) Murray (D-WA) Obama (D-IL)Pryor (D-AR) Reed (D-RI) Sarbanes (D-MD) Schumer (D-NY) Wyden (D-OR)