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Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:03 AM

Ok, I pulled my "fucking retarded" thread

It easily survived the inevitable alert (4-2), but I decided it was just too divisive.

Suffice it to say that I continue to be disgusted that the White House pasted that phrase on me and ours, just because we won't be Doormat Democrats.

Peace.

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Reply Ok, I pulled my "fucking retarded" thread (Original post)
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 OP
MrSlayer Apr 2013 #1
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #4
MrSlayer Apr 2013 #5
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #6
hfojvt Apr 2013 #19
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #22
L0oniX Apr 2013 #24
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #27
SidDithers Apr 2013 #35
sabrina 1 Apr 2013 #49
Egalitarian Thug Apr 2013 #43
babylonsister Apr 2013 #2
LittleBlue Apr 2013 #3
TheKentuckian Apr 2013 #7
lumberjack_jeff Apr 2013 #8
Buzz Clik Apr 2013 #78
lumberjack_jeff Apr 2013 #82
Buzz Clik Apr 2013 #83
lumberjack_jeff Apr 2013 #84
alcibiades_mystery Apr 2013 #9
tavalon Apr 2013 #10
just1voice Apr 2013 #11
magellan Apr 2013 #42
HiPointDem Apr 2013 #73
libodem Apr 2013 #12
Fuddnik Apr 2013 #13
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #21
rhett o rick Apr 2013 #14
jsr Apr 2013 #15
tokenlib Apr 2013 #16
kenny blankenship Apr 2013 #17
Rex Apr 2013 #18
riderinthestorm Apr 2013 #68
MotherPetrie Apr 2013 #20
ProSense Apr 2013 #23
alcibiades_mystery Apr 2013 #26
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #28
alcibiades_mystery Apr 2013 #29
SidDithers Apr 2013 #36
Logical Apr 2013 #41
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #44
hfojvt Apr 2013 #25
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #30
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #40
hfojvt Apr 2013 #47
haikugal Apr 2013 #80
BainsBane Apr 2013 #31
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #34
Apophis Apr 2013 #32
Turborama Apr 2013 #33
SidDithers Apr 2013 #37
ananda Apr 2013 #38
Autumn Apr 2013 #39
cbdo2007 Apr 2013 #45
bahrbearian Apr 2013 #46
AnotherMcIntosh Apr 2013 #48
Skittles Apr 2013 #50
patrice Apr 2013 #51
graham4anything Apr 2013 #52
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #57
graham4anything Apr 2013 #58
graham4anything Apr 2013 #64
JVS Apr 2013 #53
boilerbabe Apr 2013 #54
DirkGently Apr 2013 #62
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #70
one_voice Apr 2013 #55
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #56
one_voice Apr 2013 #59
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #60
one_voice Apr 2013 #61
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #63
one_voice Apr 2013 #65
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #66
one_voice Apr 2013 #67
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #69
one_voice Apr 2013 #71
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #72
one_voice Apr 2013 #74
MannyGoldstein Apr 2013 #75
one_voice Apr 2013 #76
Buzz Clik Apr 2013 #77
fascisthunter Apr 2013 #79
madrchsod Apr 2013 #81

Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:04 AM

1. I had just crafted a poignant reply to that.

 

Hit the button and it was locked. I fucking hate that.

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Response to MrSlayer (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:05 AM

4. Join the club.

After that post, everyone on DU hates me either or posting it or pulling it.

I have finally united DU. Marvelous.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #4)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:08 AM

5. LOL! I don't hate you for it.

 

It's just frustrating. It was a clever bit, had a video clip and all.

Oh well.

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Response to MrSlayer (Reply #5)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:09 AM

6. Oh crap, then post it here! Pretty please?! nt

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #6)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:52 AM

19. if you don't copy it before you hit reply

then sometimes it is lost in the ether.

Unless you want to try to re-create it, but when you have crafted something elegant, often it is not possible to re-create it with the same panache.

Of course, both elegance and panache are in the eye of the beholder.

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Response to hfojvt (Reply #19)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:57 AM

22. Understood.

Sad.

Next time!

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #4)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 01:06 AM

24. I thrive off of Canadian hate.

Last edited Thu Apr 11, 2013, 11:38 AM - Edit history (1)

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Response to L0oniX (Reply #24)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 01:17 AM

27. Lighten up, Pope. nt

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Response to L0oniX (Reply #24)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 07:51 AM

35. ...



Sid

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Response to L0oniX (Reply #24)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 07:03 PM

49. Lol, don't we all. I wondered what happened to the thread it siddenly disappeared!

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #4)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:17 AM

43. I thought you made an excellent point and that was the reason for the faux outrage

 

over the word. "Blesses are the truth tellers, for they shall get it from both sides".

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:04 AM

2. Thank you, Manny. You're a scholar and a gentleman.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:04 AM

3. I like your threads, Manny

But I prefer Third-Way Manny, he's much more pragmatic.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:12 AM

7. Some motherfuckers need to be divided from, FLUSH THE FUCKING TURD WAY!

Cancer is bad for the body.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:12 AM

8. The reason it's objectionable isn't because it's an insult to *us*. n/t

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Response to lumberjack_jeff (Reply #8)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 10:25 PM

78. How dare you?!!!111

Are you insinuating we are ... r-words?

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #78)

Fri Apr 12, 2013, 10:19 AM

82. I am insinuating that my friend who has the "R word" doesn't deserve the abuse.

When we dial the rhetoric up to 11 because a condition my friend lives with each day is the worst insult we can imagine being called, count me out.

I hate Rahm Emmanuel for a) calling *anyone* the r word and b) being a shitty elected official. I really couldn't care less that it was me he was talking about.

I love Manny and wish he had not followed suit.

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Response to lumberjack_jeff (Reply #82)

Fri Apr 12, 2013, 10:24 AM

83. Sorry to have misread your post.

I thought you were suggesting that Manny's comment was a direct reflection on our own limitations.

Please accept my apology.

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #83)

Fri Apr 12, 2013, 10:25 AM

84. no problem

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:14 AM

9. How noble

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:14 AM

10. Doormat Democrats

Good term. I've never been a good doormat of any sort. I sure don't miss Rahm, never will and I didn't see your post but anything with that term in it has Rahm all over it. Would that he would stop pretending to be a Democrat. Our tent isn't big enough for the likes of him. I suspect he still has the ear of the President and that sucks, because Obama already leans too far right, he doesn't need any help from that waste of space.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:14 AM

11. It's what the man said, he was the devisive one.

 

It raises a very good point, the point that the elite truly believe they are the smart ones, better than other people. When they say things like that they mean it, they think because they are experienced at navigating through a completely corrupted culture that it makes them some kind of superior beings.

It of course doesn't, it makes them just as corrupt.

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Response to just1voice (Reply #11)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:12 AM

42. The beatings will continue until morale improves

Or until liberals stop going hat in hand to centrists, expecting to be taken seriously.

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Response to just1voice (Reply #11)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 10:07 PM

73. that's the way they talk in private. then in their 'progressive' guise, they use the same language

 

as a stick to beat critics with.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:16 AM

12. yep

One of my playground phrases from the 60's. We've been cheated and robbed. Sorry, Manny.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:19 AM

13. Why let a few people hijack and shut down a thread?

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Response to Fuddnik (Reply #13)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:56 AM

21. It's not like I'm trying to emulate Obama dealing with Republicans

My wife and I work with families of kids with disabilities. People can feel really hurt by phrases, even if they logically should not - and I can't blame them, because disabilities beat family members up pretty good.

So I'm responding to Democrats of both stripes, FDR and Doormat, who could feel hurt by this.

It's late so I apologize if that made no sense. Ack.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:21 AM

14. Hang in there Manny. nm

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:23 AM

15. Manny, Embrace the Superlative CPI.

I believe that FDR would have been thankful for this magnificent improvement to his poorly conceived and foolish plan.


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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:23 AM

16. Thanks for helping me relax.. though I supported your thinking..

These FDR Democrat versus Democrats for the Leisure Class/Third Way rumbles get me just too excited and foaming at the mouth.. Especially after a day like..like yesterday now that it's after midnight.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:32 AM

17. And it still wasn't enough to appease their McCarthyesque, insincere sanctimony

They aren't defending anyone from hurtful words, of course, but merely using them as a weapon to attack you. And it fits perfectly with the rest of their bad faith program.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:34 AM

18. Well

it takes a sincere person to admit they were wrong or went too far and corrects the action.

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Response to Rex (Reply #18)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:44 PM

68. Uhm you realize Manny was simply quoting Rahm Emmaneul telling us Libs that we're "fucking retards"

right?

These weren't HIS words - they were a sneer and a quote direct from the PTB about progressives and liberal Dems?

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:55 AM

20. K&R

 

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:57 AM

23. It's like

"Ok, I pulled my 'fucking retarded' thread"

...deja vu: http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2652045

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Response to ProSense (Reply #23)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 01:15 AM

26. Started first thing in the morning

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2646431

and flogged it all day. Theme of the day, apparently.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #26)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 01:20 AM

28. Well I'm flattered!

Some people are afraid of stalkers, but I eat 'em for breakfast.

Yum!

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #28)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 01:23 AM

29. You'd be flattering yourself

I have a very close family member with mental disabilities, so I tend to remember when people use them for sport and mockery, especially in the weird and compulsive way you were doing so today.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #26)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 07:54 AM

36. Some posters get off on outrage...

It seems to be their reason to live.

Sid

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Response to ProSense (Reply #23)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 08:12 AM

41. Waiting for your post that says Obama is wrong on this! LOL! n-t

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Response to Logical (Reply #41)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:19 AM

44. In all fairness...

I believe that ProSense has rebuked Obama on his bizarre obsession with cutting Social Security. She'll chime in if I'm wrong, I hope.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 01:08 AM

25. I don't think that is being fair to Rahm

because it is not what he said.

As the FDL story writes, Rahm did not say the liberals were "retarded" for not being doormats.

He said that their tactic was very stupid to alienate senators whose votes were needed.

"“F—ing retarded,” Mr. Emanuel scolded the group, according to several participants. He warned them not to alienate lawmakers whose votes would be needed on health care and other top legislative items."

http://fdlaction.firedoglake.com/2010/01/26/rahm-emanuel-liberals-are-f-king-retarded.

I think he may have a point about that tactic.

And I think it is absurd to inflate a comment about "a tactic" and inflate that into an attack on "a group".

It's like the difference between somebody saying about my post here "Your post is really stupid" (or if they wanted to be really offensive they could include profanity AND a slur against the mentally disabled (albeit one that is a favorite of my darling baby sister)) but that is not very close to saying "you are really stupid".

Because even a mental Hank Aaron such as myself (LOL, remember I am a legend in my own mind) can still sometimes pop up to the catcher, or the mighty Casey can even strike out. But one bad turn at the bat, does not make one a really bad batter.

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Response to hfojvt (Reply #25)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 01:27 AM

30. You have a good point, but...

I'm too beat to respond. In the AM.

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Response to hfojvt (Reply #25)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 08:10 AM

40. Compare the following two statements:

"aking Route 9 to Westborough instead of the Pike to 495 is fucking idiotic"
"being a Democrat is fucking idiotic"

I propose that while both are awful, the first speaks to a small decision, while the second speaks to the core of who a person is. The first says "you made an idiotic decision", while the second says "you are an idiot"

In the case Rahm's spew, I believe that the "you're an idiot" argument applies rather than "you made an idiotic decision". He was attacking a core principal of FDR Democrats, our insistence on fighting for the right thing rather than doing what's expedient to help elected "Democrats" get more Wall Street cash after they leave office.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #40)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 12:11 PM

47. but his statement wasn't about "being a Democrat"

take one of my favorite Bush-dogs - Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin from my home state of South Dakota. She was named as a Bush-dog as being even worse than a Blue Dog, because she often voted with Bush.

Now being a progressive, I would like to see her change some of those votes - just like Move-on would.

The question is - what is a smart way to achieve that?

Rahm claimed that "running ads in her district" was really, really stupid. That it was more likely to alienate the Conservadem than it is to win them over to our side. It wasn't that they were fighting for the right thing, it was the WAY they chose to fight that was stupid.

See the difference there. It is NOT that being a progressive is really stupid (although that's what FDL claimed in their headline, but FDL's behavior is another story (or maybe not because they seem to be deliberately stirring up progressives against Democrats, and doing so in a dishonest way (at least in this case)). It's the TACTIC of "running ads in her district".

If progressives are trying to drive from Kansas City to Los Angeles, then it is very stupid to start driving EAST on I-70. It's not the driver who is stupid, it is not the goal which is stupid, it is the way the driver is trying to reach that goal.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #40)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 11:30 PM

80. Exactly...n/t

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 01:36 AM

31. Then why double down on the insult?

I imagine members here have children with intellectual disabilities.

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Response to BainsBane (Reply #31)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 07:47 AM

34. Tough crowd... nt

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 01:42 AM

32. Looks like you should

 

( •_• )

( •_•) >■_■

( ■_■ )

pull this one too.

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Thu Apr 11, 2013, 07:56 AM

37. Pulled one, so you could start another one...nt

Sid

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 07:59 AM

38. This Doormat Radical Activist agrees!

I'm not sure I'm even a Democrat any more the way the party and Obama are going.

I've only been voting for them because the other choice is worse.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 08:01 AM

39. Good job Manny, while words can be divisive

the actions of this Administration are so much more divisive. I agree wholeheartedly, I will not be a Double D.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:57 AM

45. Don't worry about it. If you don't raise hell here sometimes with your opinions....

and your words, you aren't doing it right. I've had plenty of threads locked and plenty of haters through the years but I also make good points a lot of the time too.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 10:15 AM

46. People can still go there and hit Recommend

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Response to bahrbearian (Reply #46)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 05:17 PM

48. Good to know. Thanks.

 

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 08:11 PM

50. thanks Manny

as someone who grew up with a severely autistic brother, it stings to hear that word

it's really what formed my "kick ass" persona

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 08:23 PM

51. It's BAD tactics to under-cut your own case, by doing the same thing as the bad guys. It also gives

everyone else trouble, because the bad guys' meme-bots get to bitch about "our" hypocrisy.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 08:28 PM

52. Simply disgusting. Shows how desperate your 20% side is and is akin to Wilson of SOTU fame.

 

and shows my thoughts are becoming more and more true with the 80-20.

That comment was worthy of that Wilson in the State of the Union
Simply rude.

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #52)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:14 PM

57. Yes, your total domination is... inevitable.

Every day, more Americans are waking up to the gospel of the Third Way.

Have you heard the good news? Hillary's coming back to save us! And start a war or two.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #57)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:18 PM

58. 80-20. But I do like minor league baseball myself. Totally different game than big league

 

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #57)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:32 PM

64. Here is what can happen,tearing the Dems down, as it equals the same thing as this shamefulness-

 

Every one of the republicans in the house voted against this democratic item for equality for women. Every single one of them (see linked thread on this subject).
Maybe you actually do not see it, but railing against the democratic president and party has no good end to it as this proves.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=post&forum=1002&pid=2657797

all protesting does is lead to things like this.

there is not one democratic house/senator akin to this.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 08:33 PM

53. I find it telling that you got called to task for your verbiage while the politician who coined it..

was rewarded with the mayorship of a major city. If the word is good enough for a Democratic cabinet member to use, then it must be ok. Unless there is some kind of ownership issue with the term and Rahm has a claim to it. I'm willing to entertain such an explanation.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 08:36 PM

54. your "critics" were being purposefully obtuse by ignoring your context , which was obvious to

those of us who aren't buying their bullshit OUTRAGE.

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Response to boilerbabe (Reply #54)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:30 PM

62. Kind of echoed that Romney ad that pretended Obama was just speaking


... when he was quoting McCain.

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Response to boilerbabe (Reply #54)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:47 PM

70. Does seem to be the case.

As I'm finding out in a subthread below...

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 08:50 PM

55. And started another one using the same word...

Still wallowing with Rahm Emmanuel I see. Still no better than him, worse actually because of the outrage when he did it.

I see people in this thread that would lose their fucking mind if someone came off and called Sarah Palin on Bachmann the 'b' word or the 'c' word or maybe even a hag. Wouldn't matter if Bernie Sanders said and it was repeated.

There are people that would lose their fucking minds if someone came off and called Clarence Thomas the 'n' word or any other racial slur. Wouldn't matter if Maxine Waters said it an it was just repeated.

There are people that would lose their fucking minds if someone came off and called someone a 'f' (gay slur). Wouldn't matter if they were repeating what Barney Franks said.

That's because they're all ugly bigoted slurs. So is retarded. It's an UGLY BIGOTED slur.

Why are mentally challenged people fair game? For fuck sake we don't tolerate fat jokes. But wanna call someone retarded, go right the fuck a head, cuz Rahm fuckin' Emmanuel did it first and dammit we're pissed.

I'm pissed at Obama too. I have parents that are on SS, I help them every month. I pray every day that I can keep helping them. But I'm not going to throw around an ugly slur all while sounding like a 2 year saying but they did it first.





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Response to one_voice (Reply #55)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:04 PM

56. Do you actually know what I wrote? nt

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #56)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:19 PM

59. Of course I do...

I read your OP and the entire thread. I would not comment if I hadn't read what you'd written.

I found this to be interesting too. http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2646431 (saw this when I was reading the thread). You really like using 'retard/retarded'.

Whatever. It's on you. I was just giving my opinion of your OP and the thread, that's what we do here.

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Response to one_voice (Reply #59)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:24 PM

60. And who was I referring to? nt

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #60)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:29 PM

61. Manny, I'm not a two year old child...

please don't talk down to me like I was.

I don't give a shit who you were talking to, using the word is ugly. Does it matter that I call Ann Coulter the 'b' word? No, it does not. Because it's a slur. Bottom line, that's my point. Using it is ugly.

So you can stop with the silly questions. It doesn't matter who or what your were talking about.

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Response to one_voice (Reply #61)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:32 PM

63. What do you think I was trying to accomplash

by using that phrase?

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #63)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:36 PM

65. I don't care...

you can spin and try to explain it any way you want, retard is an ugly slur. You didn't use it once, but repeatedly and you were proud to do so.

I tell you what, there's a girl that works at the local grocery store. She has Downs Syndrome, she helps me pack my groceries every week, I know her mother. I will show her mother your posts and ask her what you were trying to accomplish.

I'll get back to you with her reply. How's that?

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Response to one_voice (Reply #65)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:40 PM

66. That would be fine. nt

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #66)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:43 PM

67. Very well, I will let you know. nt

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Response to one_voice (Reply #67)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:46 PM

69. BTW, you've used that word twice now.

I guess that's OK?

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #69)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 10:00 PM

71. Nice try. No dice.

Not even in the same galaxy as what you did. Keep twisting and turning.

First time I used it:

You really like using 'retard/retarded'.
Here I could have maybe said 'r' word

Second time:
retard is an ugly slur.
Really? You think this is in ANY way comparable to what you did?

Wonder what this parent would know or even care what you were trying to accomplish using the word. http://www.democraticunderground.com/10022657775

We're just not going to agree. I think it's an ugly slur that shouldn't be used. You think it's ok if it suits your narrative. We're just going to disagree.

Let me ask you, are those other slurs ok to use? If not, why not? Why is one ok but the others not? I don't understand that.

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Response to one_voice (Reply #71)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 10:03 PM

72. Hmmm. So perhaps we can formulate a simple rule for when it's OK to say the word?

Something like "when you want to point out that someone else said it as a slur"?

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #72)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 10:11 PM

74. Done...

you're being dishonest now.

My nephew is challenged and the fact that you keep playing this little game with wanting to say that word is beyond disgusting.

If it's so important to you that you be able to say that word, go ahead, please say it all you want. I will NEVER say a word in ANY of your threads again. I usually just scroll by them, but that word stopped, it will not stop me again. Use the 'n' word---hey you'll get my dad with that one. Use the 'c' word--I'm a woman so you'll get me with that one. Oh wait, those are sacred never to be spoken. Only the 'r' peeps are fair game.

As an auntie of a challenged child, I say scream it from the roof tops Manny. Get a shirt that says I fucking rock the 'r' word.

Have at it.


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Response to one_voice (Reply #74)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 10:18 PM

75. Can we stay focused here?

I'm just trying to understand when it's OK to use a nasty word.

So we agree that it's OK when you want to point out that someone else said it as a slur? Or not?

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #75)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 10:20 PM

76. I'm done with you.

edited to add: just wanted to point out that you admitted it's a nasty word.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 10:23 PM

77. What kind of fucking retard puts "fucking retard" in the thread title?

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 10:43 PM

79. Good on You Brother! Your message was still heard

... and your action here helps. Very good on you!

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Thu Apr 11, 2013, 11:55 PM

81. i have a problem with "retarded" but other than that......

once again i have to agree with you.

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