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Sat Nov 10, 2012, 05:23 AM

Didn't they tell us to "get over it" in 2000?

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Reply Didn't they tell us to "get over it" in 2000? (Original post)
Tabasco_Dave Nov 2012 OP
WinkyDink Nov 2012 #1
Raine Nov 2012 #2
GCP Nov 2012 #3
sibelian Nov 2012 #4
BlueCaliDem Nov 2012 #5
sibelian Nov 2012 #7
BlueCaliDem Nov 2012 #8
sibelian Nov 2012 #11
BlueCaliDem Nov 2012 #21
sibelian Nov 2012 #22
BlueCaliDem Nov 2012 #23
sibelian Nov 2012 #24
BlueCaliDem Nov 2012 #25
WinkyDink Nov 2012 #9
sibelian Nov 2012 #12
RomneyLies Nov 2012 #27
WinkyDink Nov 2012 #10
sibelian Nov 2012 #14
WinkyDink Nov 2012 #15
sibelian Nov 2012 #18
SCVDem Nov 2012 #26
Carolina Nov 2012 #28
LeftofObama Nov 2012 #6
BlueCaliDem Nov 2012 #16
VOX Nov 2012 #13
KharmaTrain Nov 2012 #17
John2 Nov 2012 #19
sandyshoes17 Nov 2012 #20

Response to Tabasco_Dave (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 05:26 AM

1. You mean "Get out of Cheney's house!" and "Sore-Loserman!" THOSE chants? Indeed.

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Response to Tabasco_Dave (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 05:34 AM

2. Yes they sure did, now it's their turn to take their own advice ... GET OVER IT

we won, you lost ... suck it up!

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Response to Tabasco_Dave (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 05:36 AM

3. Yes, one of them was Drew Carey

Funny how what goes around comes around.

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Response to Tabasco_Dave (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 05:46 AM

4. Was it obnoxious?


So is it less obnoxious if we do it?

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Response to sibelian (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 06:03 AM

5. Yep.

And yep, but turnabout is fair play.

You don't fight fire with rice paper. Show we can give as good as we get.

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Response to BlueCaliDem (Reply #5)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 06:47 AM

7. And what will happen then?


Other than a lot of democratics feeling that they've got their balls back?

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Response to sibelian (Reply #7)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 06:57 AM

8. Beat the Bully at his own game.

And it's "Democrats", not "democratics".

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Response to BlueCaliDem (Reply #8)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:05 AM

11. You can't beat the bully at his own game. His own game is self-destruction.


He's the only one playing it.

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Response to sibelian (Reply #11)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:01 PM

21. No.

You return the favor - and beat him over the head with it.

You don't cater to a bully's wants and needs. You meet it head on and if they don't back down, you go at it a little harder until he realizes you're not going to capitulate.

That's how I beat all my bullies.

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Response to BlueCaliDem (Reply #21)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:56 PM

22. "That's how I beat all my bullies."


You are fortunate enough never to have met any.

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Response to sibelian (Reply #22)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 04:03 PM

23. And you are fortunate enough

to suddenly declare yourself a clairvoyant. Can you see into the future as well? Or just the past?

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Response to BlueCaliDem (Reply #23)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 04:51 PM

24. Get this right now and into your head at full volume.


Bullies do not pick on people who are capable of fighting back. That's not bullying that's just plain confrontation. Bullies NEVER pick on someone who can fight back because if they did they might get hurt.

There is no way I amgoing to sit and be told by you that confrontaion is the solution to bullying after 5 years in high school of being continuously beaten up every single lunchtime by the same group of four guys because I was gay and most evenings by a different set of 2 guys because I was middle class. You're going to tell me that standing up to them would have helped? You are fantasizing.

Real people use this website, people you know absolutely nothing about. Standing up to bullies DOESN'T WORK. If it did work, guess what, it isn't bullying it's just fighting.

Nothing disgusts and enrages me more than web-based attitudinal people like you fatuously awarding yourself cool points of the "I beat a bully" flavour for winning a fight. Where the fuck were you when I had to explain to my parents why I was late home night after night and was too afraid to tell my father because he used to lose his alcolhol fuelled temper with me when he found out I was getting picked on and didn't win and was guaranteed to start up on me himself?

Take your utterly ridiculous opinions about yourself and bullying and shove it. You won? Then you have NEVER been bullied. That's all there is.

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Response to sibelian (Reply #24)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:54 PM

25. Dial it down, sib.

You don't know anything about me. NADA. I, an Asian-American female, grew up in a volatile African-American, low-income suburb of California in the 1970's, during the rise of Black Power, violent monthly riots, and rumors that Nixon wanted to round up all the Blacks and send them back to Africa which exacerbated an already volatile situation. Don't tell me I don't know the difference between being bullied and finding myself in a confrontation. Don't think you're oh, so special or oh so wise when it comes to being the victim of bullying, 'k?

I got beaten up each and every morning on the way to school by my neighborhood "bad girls", and sometimes, if I was lucky enough that the weather wasn't too hot, or raining, or I wasn't too tired, I could run ahead home after school before everyone else was out and only get surrounded and beaten up a couple of times a week. Did I back down? HELL NO. I got pummeled, yeah, lost lots of hair (bushels) and got almost all my clothes torn, but eventually, when they see you refuse to bow, either they leave you alone OR you'd find a guy who would be your champion, and guess how that worked out for me? That's right. An African-American guy stood up for me and I was never messed with again until we moved out of the country to pacifist Holland where a whole different type of bullying resumed.

So yeah, I know the difference between bullying and schoolyard confrontations, and using the past, I won't allow myself to get bullied again.

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Response to sibelian (Reply #7)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 06:58 AM

9. Oooh, SOMEone isn't over it! Bwahahahahaha! ROMNEY IS FOREVER GONE. RYAN HAS NO FUTURE.

BWAHAHAHAHAHAH!

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Response to WinkyDink (Reply #9)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:06 AM

12. I'm sorry?


Do you think I supported those broken, useless people? I didn't.

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Response to sibelian (Reply #12)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:03 PM

27. I do

 

"democratics"????

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Response to sibelian (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 06:59 AM

10. "we"? Yeah, okay. Sure. Are you too young to remember only TWELVE years ago?!

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Response to WinkyDink (Reply #10)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:08 AM

14. No.


I was 31 when Bush was elected. When the planes struck the towers I was in the very small, huddled group that was primarily thinking "what the fuck are the evil bastards going to bring in on the back of this."

I think perhaps you and I view evil differently.

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Response to sibelian (Reply #14)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:10 AM

15. I think, at 63, I view evil quite accurately; you, I have no idea. BTW: Bush was not elected.

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Response to WinkyDink (Reply #15)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:23 AM

18. Perhaps I should have put quotation marks around "elected".


I'm certainly glad to hear that you view evil accurately at the age of 63. Respect to you, sir.

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Response to sibelian (Reply #18)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:00 PM

26. Just add an 'S' nm

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Response to sibelian (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:27 PM

28. huge difference

WE ACTUALLY WON.... both times.

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Response to Tabasco_Dave (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 06:34 AM

6. Yes, they did.

But you know what? I'm STILL not over it from 2000. It was a sham and a fraud!

I'm so happy Barack Obama won and I will support him til the end, but 2000 was the biggest election theft ever and history will prove us right in the end.

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Response to LeftofObama (Reply #6)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:17 AM

16. I don't think anyone is over 2000 or ever will be.

It was one of the darkest periods in modern American history when the United States had become a dictatorship, and why I'm so happy President Obama is re-elected. We can't afford any more Corporate-paid, Republican justices to stand in judgment of who gets to become president.

Four justices are set to retire: Bader-Ginsberg, Breyer, Scalia, and Kennedy. If Scalia and Kennedy hold on these four years (rumor has it that Justices Bader-Ginsberg and Breyer will retire), then we need to ensure another Democratic president is elected in 2016 or for as long as it takes until those two either croak on the bench or finally give up.

This is why we need to pressure President Obama and our Democratic Reps and Senators to safeguard our voting system in these four years, and it can be done on congressional level. Here is a video about it:

http://video.ca.msn.com/?mkt=en-ca&vid=3907d68d-04ec-4b09-8df9-98017b98bfc4&from=sharepermalink&src=v5:share:sharepermalink:&from=dest_en-ca

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Response to Tabasco_Dave (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:08 AM

13. Yes. They also boasted that Bush won "more counties" than Gore...

Even though Al Gore won the popular note in 2000. There were "Bush Country" maps posted all over the web, showing the GOP-voting counties -- it looked very red, but you then wondered how many of those have a population greater than one cow and short strand of barbed wire...

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Response to VOX (Reply #13)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:19 AM

17. They're Still Doing That Crap...

...I saw a map posted on FB the other day with all the "red" with spots of blue. As someone commented..."sorry, we don't elect Presidents by acreage"

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Response to VOX (Reply #13)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:05 AM

19. If

 

Al Gore had went for a total recount of Florida, there is evidence that shows he would have won Florida. I think the U.S. Supreme Court short circuited the process. The Congress also had it in their power to give Florida a special exception, because of the problems,to extend the recount. They took no action though, and the Democrats didn't ask for it. So that is why Bush Jr became President, when he really didn't win the popular vote or the electoral college. He became President because of a procedure. It was most definately a technicality.

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Response to Tabasco_Dave (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:07 AM

20. Yes and also felt

Like they had a mandate to push their agenda and had no need to compromise with the democrats. We always have to compromise with them, but not them with us.

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