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Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:32 AM

She Gets It. She Just Flat Gets It.

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Reply She Gets It. She Just Flat Gets It. (Original post)
Scuba Feb 2013 OP
Whovian Feb 2013 #1
hlthe2b Feb 2013 #2
CTyankee Feb 2013 #18
BlancheSplanchnik Feb 2013 #43
homegirl Feb 2013 #51
Left Coast2020 Feb 2013 #69
xchrom Feb 2013 #3
myrna minx Feb 2013 #4
Berlum Feb 2013 #5
HCE SuiGeneris Feb 2013 #6
sheshe2 Feb 2013 #7
cantbeserious Feb 2013 #8
lastlib Feb 2013 #12
eppur_se_muova Feb 2013 #63
cantbeserious Feb 2013 #66
ProSense Feb 2013 #9
MannyGoldstein Feb 2013 #10
ProSense Feb 2013 #13
malthaussen Feb 2013 #15
MannyGoldstein Feb 2013 #30
Brigid Feb 2013 #35
MannyGoldstein Feb 2013 #73
rhett o rick Feb 2013 #75
Thinkingabout Feb 2013 #80
Meaniepants Feb 2013 #19
MannyGoldstein Feb 2013 #28
Meaniepants Feb 2013 #106
awoke_in_2003 Feb 2013 #62
treestar Feb 2013 #38
rhett o rick Feb 2013 #76
rhett o rick Feb 2013 #77
Bonobo Feb 2013 #83
CanonRay Feb 2013 #11
dotymed Feb 2013 #27
99Forever Feb 2013 #14
Grateful for Hope Feb 2013 #16
mountain grammy Feb 2013 #17
farminator3000 Feb 2013 #20
ananda Feb 2013 #21
libtodeath Feb 2013 #22
Whisp Feb 2013 #23
heaven05 Feb 2013 #24
leveymg Feb 2013 #25
kelliekat44 Feb 2013 #58
brutus smith Feb 2013 #26
Zorra Feb 2013 #29
TACFIRE13 Feb 2013 #31
loudsue Feb 2013 #32
TwilightGardener Feb 2013 #33
NYC_SKP Feb 2013 #34
Brigid Feb 2013 #36
treestar Feb 2013 #39
Drunken Irishman Feb 2013 #67
treestar Feb 2013 #86
Raster Feb 2013 #37
zentrum Feb 2013 #40
Blue Owl Feb 2013 #41
sakabatou Feb 2013 #42
hfojvt Feb 2013 #44
PatSeg Feb 2013 #45
tomp Feb 2013 #46
WillyT Feb 2013 #47
roguevalley Feb 2013 #48
Jake2413 Feb 2013 #49
liberal_at_heart Feb 2013 #50
joeunderdog Feb 2013 #52
Catch2.2 Feb 2013 #53
bvar22 Feb 2013 #54
arikara Feb 2013 #55
DakotaLady Feb 2013 #57
Initech Feb 2013 #56
Rider3 Feb 2013 #59
rocktivity Feb 2013 #60
eridani Feb 2013 #105
AverageJoe90 Feb 2013 #61
d_b Feb 2013 #64
Coyotl Feb 2013 #65
kentuck Feb 2013 #68
Drew Richards Feb 2013 #70
OverBurn Feb 2013 #72
uponit7771 Feb 2013 #99
Le Taz Hot Feb 2013 #104
Sherman A1 Feb 2013 #71
Skittles Feb 2013 #74
liberal N proud Feb 2013 #78
ReRe Feb 2013 #79
Angry Dragon Feb 2013 #81
colsohlibgal Feb 2013 #82
onlyadream Feb 2013 #84
AAO Feb 2013 #85
smknz Feb 2013 #87
Moostache Feb 2013 #94
tex-wyo-dem Feb 2013 #88
Flatulo Feb 2013 #89
yourout Feb 2013 #90
MannyGoldstein Feb 2013 #91
yourout Feb 2013 #92
toddwv Feb 2013 #93
Demo_Chris Feb 2013 #95
Fire Walk With Me Feb 2013 #96
moondust Feb 2013 #97
SemperEadem Feb 2013 #98
Scuba Feb 2013 #100
SemperEadem Feb 2013 #102
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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:34 AM

1. Love it. Great post.

 

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:36 AM

2. Thank the heavens, she is in the Senate...

May she somehow shame all the other reluctant DEMS to stand up and reverse these trends.

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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #2)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:31 AM

18. May she be joined by Ed Markey!

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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #2)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 11:27 AM

43. god, yes!!!! she is brave and brilliant

I love the pic and quote in the OP! Absolutely LOVE it!!!

Please PLEASE may her integrity rub off on her colleagues

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Response to BlancheSplanchnik (Reply #43)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 12:54 PM

51. 2020

Elizabeth Warren for President!

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Response to homegirl (Reply #51)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 05:05 PM

69. I figured that someone would beat me to the punch.

Her message would resonate with people...hands down! I would love to have her as our first female president. But don't you wonder what she is thinking now that she is a Senator? With recognition?

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:44 AM

3. du rec. nt

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:46 AM

4. I'm so grateful to have her voice in the Senate. Thank you Massachusetts!

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:48 AM

5. Well said

k and r

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:49 AM

6. + 1,000,000,000,000

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:49 AM

7. Great quote, Scuba!

We are very proud to call her our Senior Senator from MA. She is going to do wonderful things for America.

Moving Forward!

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:56 AM

8. Yes - Big Business Paid For The Change In Direction - All By Design - Read The Powell Memo

The Powell memo lays out the last 30 years of the right wing agenda in detail.

It is the blueprint that has been followed assiduously.

Bill Moyers Comments Here

http://billmoyers.com/content/the-powell-memo-a-call-to-arms-for-corporations/

Read the Powell memo here

http://reclaimdemocracy.org/powell_memo_lewis/

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Response to cantbeserious (Reply #8)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:09 AM

12. ^+1 majillion!! It should be required reading!!

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Response to cantbeserious (Reply #8)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 03:26 PM

63. Thanks, I was going to post a link to an Alternet article ...

http://www.democraticunderground.com/11244377

I had read this earlier, and was just rereading it recently -- had printed it out for someone who needs to read it but isn't open to progressive views -- it's been sitting unread until I picked it up again. Rereading it, I had to stop halfway through because it was making me so angry that these SOBs have gotten everything they wanted, and ruined so many lives to do it. It's been going on for DECADES and yet you still can't get most Americans to notice what's going on, to acknowledge it, or if they've been indoctrinated by the RW, to even acknowledge that it's wrong.

I am one of the 'professoriate' referred to in that article, and thought I was doing OK given the circumstances -- but never could get more than a 1-yr position. Then when the Bu**sh** Recession really began to tighten I found myself unemployed for an extended period. I chalked it up to the economy -- the big bust under Bu**sh**, the further collapse after 9/11, the deepening recession that set in like gangrene after the ruinous Bu**sh** tax cuts and trillion-dollar wars. But in the process of interviewing for jobs over more than a decade I have learned about how funding has declined for every department at every state univ. or college I have visited, while the admins. at those institutions appear to have swallowed hook, line, and sinker the RW arguments that these schools should be run on a free-market business model -- probably the worst idea in education ever (I still remember how it raised my hackles when the Newt gave so much publicity to this idea back in the 90's). When I first read this article I could find not one single point which contradicted anything I had experienced first hand or learned from other faculty second- or third-hand. News in recent years -- usually banished to the minor corners of the M$M, but visible here on DU -- has confirmed the success of big donors with corporatist, anti-democratic agendas (such as the Koch Brothers and Adelson) to warp the priorities of univ. hires and even curricula to their purposes.

When most people use the word 'theory', what they really mean is 'hypothesis'. This particular "conspiracy theory" has advanced well beyond a mere hypothesis -- it now has an accumulated body of evidence to confirm it. For those who have experienced its consequences at first hand, there can be no doubt it is real.

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Response to eppur_se_muova (Reply #63)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 04:59 PM

66. Yes - One Can Read The Powell Memo Point-For-Point And Now See The Impact In Society

eom

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:58 AM

9. Elizabeth Warren running for Senate was one of the best things ever! n/t

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:01 AM

10. A very difficult woman

She didn't "get it" when she was kicked out of Washington after her faux pas of instigating the CFPB - she clearly can't read social cues from Important People.

Now she continues to embarrass herself by partisan attacks like the one in the OP. Doesn't she realize that Republicans and the Third Way have feelings too? These kind of attacks, like her shameless support for returning the filibuster to a state that prevented everything from being blocked all of the time, will only lead to more mistrust.

Somebody needs to tell that woman that we need to do what the Republicans want, or else Republicans will get elected and they'll do what they want. The Third Way understands this, and is out in front, doing what Republicans want before Republicans even know they want it. Warren can learn something from these good people.

And, I hear she's against the badly-needed cuts to Social Security. Unbelievable! The Louis Gohmert of the Left!

Regards,

Third-Way Manny

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #10)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:13 AM

13. Take heart

"when she was kicked out of Washington after her faux pas of instigating the CFPB"

...that allowed her to run for Senate, and now she's back in Washington.

Statement from Sen Elizabeth Warren on re-nomination of Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

"I am very pleased that the President has decided to re-nominate Rich Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. I worked with Rich to set up the agency and believe he is a strong leader with a proven track record of fighting for consumers and pushing for a level playing field between big banks and smaller financial institutions like community banks and credit unions. The CFPB has had an extraordinary first year and a half - holding credit card companies accountable for cheating consumers and adopting the first set of rules to clean up the mortgage market. Senate confirmation of Rich's nomination will continue this momentum, benefitting families, establishing certainty, and safeguarding the economy as a whole from reckless and dangerous consumer lending."

http://www.warren.senate.gov/record.cfm?id=339361


Richard Cordray's uncertain future

By Steve Benen

President Obama made two interesting personnel announcements yesterday, nominating Mary Jo White to lead the Security and Exchange Commission, and Richard Cordray to continue leading the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The former is fascinating in its own right -- White's legal career makes her an interesting choice for the SEC -- but it's worth pausing to ponder Cordray's fate.

<...>

You'll recall that President Obama and congressional Democrats created the CFPB in 2010, over the fierce opposition of congressional Republicans and financial industry lobbyists. Elizabeth Warren, now a Democratic senator, helped establish the office, and Obama tasked Cordray with leading the agency.

But that proved to be trickier than it should have been. When Senate Republicans refused to allow a confirmation vote on Cordray's nomination, Obama gave him a recess appointment, along with new members of the National Labor Relations Board. This morning, a federal court said the NLRB appointments were improper since Congress wasn't technically in recess, and though the case didn't involve Cordray specifically, the court's decision creates some uncertainty about the status of his position.

While that's sorted out, the obvious question is straightforward: why can't Cordray get an up-or-down vote?

- more -

http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2013/01/25/16698683-richard-cordrays-uncertain-future

Appeals court: Obama's recess appointments to labor board are unconstitutional
http://www.democraticunderground.com/10022258065

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #10)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:18 AM

15. It is indeed a shame we allow such cretins into our government.

And I hear she's not even a real American! Some kind of non-White blood in her background...

Fortunately, we won't need to worry about emasculating her in Congress, because, errr, she's a woman...

While it's still too early to talk about recall, we can be happy that she and that Socialist-Nazi-Commie Sanders are just single lonely voices in the wilderness, treated with the contempt they deserve by All The Right People.

Third-Way Manny for President!

-- Mal

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Response to malthaussen (Reply #15)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 10:10 AM

30. If nominated, I will run.

If elected, I will serve the 99%.

Serve them to the 1%, grilled, with a side of mashed potatoes drizzled with black truffle EVOO.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #30)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 10:46 AM

35. A nice chianti too?

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Response to Brigid (Reply #35)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 05:40 PM

73. Never!

Think of what Fox News would say?

American wine, only.

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Response to Brigid (Reply #35)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 05:59 PM

75. No, no, for God's sake NO! A nice Budweiser, the American beer. nm

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Response to malthaussen (Reply #15)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 06:56 PM

80. Elizabeth Warren has Native American background. You must be watching too much FOX

Since the Native Americans was in the US before Columbus "discovered" American, then this just might qualify her as an American, wonder how this got confused.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #10)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:37 AM

19. hey manny

If you haven't noticed the people have rejected the ideas of the Republicans. If they wish to go full blown tyranny by changing the way votes are counted let them. The road back to democracy will be much easier. The difference between Republican and third " railers" is brand name only. They serve the same masters.

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Response to Meaniepants (Reply #19)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 10:05 AM

28. Not so fast.

If Karl Rove's plan to "repair" votes in swing states hadn't been stopped by those awful Anonymous hoodlums, the people's will would have been done.

It wasn't a rejection of RepublicanThirdWay values so much as a failure of the Democrat Party to enforce the existing laws against Anonymous' Kenyan vigilante justice.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #28)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 12:57 PM

106. dude

Karl roves attempt a fixing the vote was stopped by the arc of justice not kenyen vigilantes. Third railers are the dccc clinton and Obama. The Republicans are eating their young right now soon to go the way of the wigs. Conservatives are all of a sudden saying we aren't republicans, republicans are those pesky tbaggers.
But in 2010 they were holding hands taking windy walks in the moon light.

The peoples will was done in 12 and you should prolly move on.

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Response to Meaniepants (Reply #19)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 03:23 PM

62. We may have noticed it...

but too many democratic politicians haven't. We cannot even rally up support for tougher gun laws even after all the public uproar. We are the ignored.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #10)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 11:00 AM

38. Isn't she a Senator?

And she will not make Republicans vaporize, will she? Maybe she can do that when Obama can't, or something.

Maybe if she were elected President, the Republicans would just disappear in a poof and Nebraska and Idaho will send Senators that will vote along with her.

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Response to treestar (Reply #38)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 06:00 PM

76. Can you spell BUZZKILL? nm

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #10)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 06:02 PM

77. What? Cant you say Uppity? I know your thinking it.

"your" intentionally mispelled to make a point.



on edit: Misspelled misspelled because I cant spell.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #10)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:03 PM

83. Yep, difficult and too much baggage!

Last edited Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:06 PM - Edit history (1)

First there's the whole "Native American" debacle ---then there's the fact that she's too -I'll just say it= "Lefty". The American people are basic centrist-conservative leaning and although she might make it past the primaries pushed by the radical left, she would have no chance in the GE. She's basically Kucinich territory.

I would support Hillary over her for those reasons.

You've convinced me, Manny and I have decided to redub myself "Third-Way Bonobo" as a result. Baby steps. Baby steps.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:03 AM

11. She and Bernie get it

very few others do. Or pretend that they don't.

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Response to CanonRay (Reply #11)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 10:04 AM

27. Sanders and Warren are a dream ticket for 2016.

It would be a nightmare for the establishment. IF we started campaigning and raising grassroots money NOW then they would have a chance. Sadly, as always, our fellow DU'ers will tell us that unless we vote for the candidate we are allowed to choose from, an "r" will be elected...it happens every four years and it is a common meme on DU.
No matter who we really want to get elected, every four years all we hear is how great the chosen (for "us") "d" candidate is and if you vote for a different "D" (or democratic socialist), we will be helping to elect the chosen "r" candidate.
The people we need are just "spoilers."

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:16 AM

14. Warren is wonderful.

I could easily vote for her for POTUS in 2016.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:20 AM

16. She absolutely does.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:30 AM

17. An honest liberal voice.. she speaks for me!

Along with Bernie Sanders and a few others. My 2 senators and my representative in the House are ok. They're Dems, not as liberal as I'd like, but they're not nuts. We also now have a thin majority in the Statehouse, so we are determined to drag Colorado kicking and screaming into the 21st century! It's a battle, but I'm determined to leave this world a better place for my children and grandchildren, and electing leaders like Elizabeth Warren will sure help.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:37 AM

20. i think we should clone her!

just make an exception on human cloning, just this once...

so there'd be an E Warren haranguing every a-hole republican north of the rio grande!

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:41 AM

21. Posted on my FB wall.

Thanks.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:41 AM

22. That sums up the raygun nightmare perfectly

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:45 AM

23. she is brilliant

I love the way she gets a message across - pointy sharp and crystal clear - and her honesty and just plain courage.

yay Elizabeth - 2016!!!!!

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Response to Whisp (Reply #23)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:49 AM

24. +10000

I'm so glad she won that seat.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:55 AM

25. We built it; they hostile acquired, cash-cowed, and outsourced it.

The Story of America, 1980-present.

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Response to leveymg (Reply #25)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 02:56 PM

58. I love this!! Will it fit on bumper sticker? Would love to make some and give them away!

Maybe DU could sell them?

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 10:04 AM

26. Listening

Harry Reid, are you listening?

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 10:06 AM

29. I hope that 4 years from today we will be discussing the policies and administration of President

Warren here on DU.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 10:12 AM

31. Spot On!

She's sharp1

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 10:21 AM

32. And history proves it. Anyone familiar with the Powell Manifesto, put forth by Justice Powell,

appointed by Nixon to the Supreme Court, understands how we came to be in this mess. It was the 1970's version of the PNAC put forth by Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, and their ilk.

Fascists all.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 10:27 AM

33. Yeah...love her.

You never hear anyone else putting it quite that way.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 10:31 AM

34. Warren for President 2016. nt

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 10:49 AM

36. Warren/Grayson 2016.

How about that?

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Response to Brigid (Reply #36)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 11:02 AM

39. They'd still have to deal with whatever Congress there was

People still think the Presidency is the only thing in play. If only she were President! Well, she'd still have only the powers of the Presidency and she'd get called a sellout at the first compromise she'd be forced to make.

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Response to treestar (Reply #39)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 05:00 PM

67. Right?

Even when Obama had a favorable congress, it was still like eating glass getting anything through.

This is what I find fascinating because so many people attack Obama as if there was another option. The only other option in many of these cases was not to do anything.

His stimulus wasn't big enough - yet it was the largest in American history. Had he gone higher, at least to the point where the difference is more than marginal (1 million extra isn't substantially different - but one billion certainly would be), it would have gone nowhere in the congress. So, it was either scale it down or don't do it at all. You know, it's interesting because initially, some in the White House told Obama not to go big on the stimulus and he decided to go big. Was it big enough? Probably not. But it was as big as we could get.

On healthcare, he had to deal with moderate Democrats and a united Republican Party. Again, he could have conceded nothing and watched, as Bill Clinton did in '93, his healthcare bill flame out - damaging his presidency and the country. Instead, he took an approach which was fairly compromising - but it got done. No other president can say that.

As Mario Cuomo put it once: You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Reply #67)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:59 PM

86. Exactly!

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 10:59 AM

37. No small planes, Senator Warren. You're getting far too close to the truth.

THANK YOU and stay safe!!!

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 11:04 AM

40. Better than Hillary

....for President 2016.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 11:05 AM

41. Bloody hell right

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 11:18 AM

42. If only the words were outlined or in another color

It's hard to read.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 11:35 AM

44. too bad she said nothing before the fiscal cliff deal gave $3.7 trillion in tax cuts

with $2.4 trillion of that going to the richest 20%.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 11:43 AM

45. She says so much, so clearly

with so few words. I remember the first time I saw her on Bill Maher's show and in five minutes, she gave an overview of the history of the economy that blew me away. I actually understood it AND it was interesting as well.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 12:19 PM

46. same direction, more aggressive.

capitalism has always tried to impoverish whomever it can. the only thing that changes is the degree of resistance to the natural motion of capitalism. capitalism is always demanding revolution. senator warren can try her best to legislate the evils out of capitalism and I wish her the best. I sincerely doubt her ability to achieve any significant or lasting change in the absence of a TRULY MAJOR mass movement.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 12:33 PM

47. HUGE K & R !!! - Thank You !!!


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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 12:33 PM

48. she's the kind of woman that makes me wish I was a man :D

This is the turning point where the ultra crazy billionaires entered politics. That is when the nut -verse got a voice.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 12:34 PM

49. Senator Warren is outstanding

keep it coming......

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 12:37 PM

50. finally. someone to fight for the people and not the corporations

We need more people like her.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 01:11 PM

52. She speaks my heart and gives me hope.

One of the only local pols I feel is authentic enough to get behind without a second thought. She's real, she's outraged and she's just getting started.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 01:14 PM

53. Perfectly said!

Simple & straight to the point. Hopefully more will see this and understand. Go Warren!

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Sun Feb 3, 2013, 01:28 PM

54. The sad thing about this is that she is so UNUSUAL.

She should be the RULE, not the exception.
Every DEMOCRAT should sound like Elizabeth Warren.

Our current situation and HOW we got here is not hard to understand or explain.
Our current situation is the result of a 30 year long "Bi-Partisan" effort to kill the Working Class,
AND, "they" have WON.

Be careful, Elizabeth!
There are some Democrats who won't be happy with you making waves and rocking their boat.
We don't want to see you Wellstoned.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 01:38 PM

55. I really like her

We need her in Canada too.

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Response to arikara (Reply #55)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 02:29 PM

57. Glad you like Elizabeth Warren ...

but we kinda don't like to share.

I'm sure you will find a like Canadian among your fine people.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 01:41 PM

56. Electing Reagan was the biggest mistake we ever made in this country.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 03:00 PM

59. I love her!

I'm so glad she's my SENIOR senator now! YAY!

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 03:12 PM

60. WAY ahead of you




rocktivity

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Response to rocktivity (Reply #60)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 07:28 AM

105. But can someone actually win the presidency if they have had only--

--2 years in the Senate for national visibility? Oh, wait....

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 03:13 PM

61. Excellent photo, thanks for posting. n/t

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 03:33 PM

64. yeah, great

and wtf is the democratic going to do about it? it's not like they're powerless bystanders or something.

this party is a rotted piece of shit. we need more warren's.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 03:51 PM

65. You need to be blind and deaf to not know this fundamental.

Or, low IQ and in denial because of your prejudices and delusions.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 05:05 PM

68. I would rather see Elizabeth run for President than Hillary.

Just my own viewpoint.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 05:08 PM

70. Clinton Warren 2016 nt

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Response to Drew Richards (Reply #70)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 05:33 PM

72. +1

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Response to Drew Richards (Reply #70)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 05:57 AM

99. +1

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Response to Drew Richards (Reply #70)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 07:01 AM

104. Fuck that.

That's like putting turpentine on your ice cream.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 05:31 PM

71. K&R

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 05:49 PM

74. I think a lot of 'em get it

what is different about Ms. Warren is she is willing to fight the thieving bastards

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 06:10 PM

78. 30 years ago; hmmm?

Reagan!

Absolutely responsible for every problem we have today.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 06:31 PM

79. I just hope, hope, hope hope, hope......

K&R

...... that she is our ace in the hole. She does know what's happened in the last 40 years. She has studied it, taught it, and lived through it with the rest of us. What we really need is a Democratic House and a larger majority in the Senate in the 2014 mid-term to get something through before the end of Obama's 2nd term. Yes, Senator Elizabeth Warren gets it. She really does!

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 07:57 PM

81. kick

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:00 PM

82. Exactly

Well, almost. The slide down started when 3 charismatic liberal voices were brutally slain in the 60s. The big slide did indeed then come from Ronnie on.

Her message needs to be pounded into the heads of people who have been snowed under by pure media propaganda.

It's not rocket science and there are lot's more of us non wealthy than there are wealthy.

The clock is ticking, we need to shelf the Milton Friedman model quickly and for good.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:08 PM

84. Yes she does. Nt

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:43 PM

85. Proud to give the 400th REC. Nice job Scuba!

 

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 08:59 PM

87. Elzabeth Warren for President.

She does indeed get it. I would love to see her as President. Better yet, let's clone her and make her President, Speaker of the house and Senate Majority leader oh and yes the Federal Reserve Chair.

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Response to smknz (Reply #87)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 12:49 AM

94. I hope to god she knows enough to stay off of small planes under ANY circumstances...

Clinton-Warren 2016-2023
Warren-Castro 2024-2031

I love Joe Biden and wish him well as a future Secretary of State in the Clinton-Warren Administration...

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 09:55 PM

88. She nails it! nt

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 10:09 PM

89. Proud to call her MY senator. nt

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 10:57 PM

90. Teddy Roosevelt with a skirt.

Hope someday she is POTUS.

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Response to yourout (Reply #90)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 10:59 PM

91. Both President Roosevelts were pretty damned good

Eleanor, too.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #91)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 11:08 PM

92. The times we live in now are so similar to the 1890s with the power that the monied elite....

wielded.

New Nationalism Speech

Theodore Roosevelt
1910

http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/index.asp?document=501

I stand for the square deal. But when I say that I am for the square deal, I mean not merely that I stand for fair play under the present rules of the game, but that I stand for having those rules changed so as to work for a more substantial equality of opportunity and of reward for equally good service.....

Now, this means that our government, National and State, must be freed from the sinister influence or control of special interests. Exactly as the special interests of cotton and slavery threatened our political integrity before the Civil War, so now the great special business interests too often control and corrupt the men and methods of government for their own profit. We must drive the special interests out of politics. That is one of our tasks to-day. Every special interest is entitled to justice-full, fair, and complete-and, now, mind you, if there were any attempt by mob-violence to plunder and work harm to the special interest, whatever it may be, that I most dislike, and the wealthy man, whomsoever he may be, for whom I have the greatest contempt, I would fight for him, and you would if you were worth your salt. He should have justice. For every special interest is entitled to justice, but not one is entitled to a vote in Congress, to a voice on the bench, or to representation in any public office. The Constitution guarantees protection to property, and we must make that promise good. But it does not give the right of suffrage to any corporation.....

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 12:05 AM

93. hmmmm...

Vice President Warren?

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 01:29 AM

95. Amazing how popular and exciting our beliefs are. Screw it, do the oposite!

 

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 01:32 AM

96. K&R!

 

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 02:00 AM

97. Yes she does.

I don't know how much she or anybody else can do to turn things around at this late juncture, but understanding the problem is a good first step.

K/R

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 05:53 AM

98. the image won't load

what does it say?

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Response to SemperEadem (Reply #98)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 06:00 AM

100. Still loads for me. Here's the quote ...

"And then about 30 years ago, our country moved in a different direction. New leadership attacked wages. They attacked pensions. They attacked health care. They attacked unions. And now we find ourselves in a very different world from the one our parents and grandparents built. We are now in a world in which the rich skim more off the top in taxes and special deals, and they leave less and less for our schools, for roads and bridges, for medical and scientific research—less to build a future."

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Response to Scuba (Reply #100)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 06:08 AM

102. thanks

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 06:06 AM

101. K&R Warren/Grayson 2016? Even thoughI am not American, I'd love to see them at he helm!

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 06:45 AM

103. In case I haven't said this

in the last few days, I LOVE THIS WOMAN! Please-oh-please-oh-please-oh-please run for president (Jumping up and down, keeping fingers crossed.) I would actually re-register as a Democrat if she does AND I'll work my ass off for her campaign. Let's see the Party Bosses just try and "Dean Scream" her. Let them just try.

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