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Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:26 PM

Barbra Streisland falls on hard times

I got an email from Barbra today, asking me for $3. My, how the mighty have fallen.


Scuba,

The President and the Senate are trying to pass legislation to improve the lives of most Americans, but the obstructionist Republicans in the House are trying to stop any economic and social progress.

The American public has been watching the House Republicans and their approval rating is an abysmal 16 percent.

We cannot let the right wing roll back more than thirty years of social progress on women's rights, minority rights, and LGBT rights. Each of us needs to take action.

Let's stop them together:

Chip in $3 or more to win a Democratic House for President Obama today.


Thanks,

Barbra Streisand

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:32 PM

1. she is asking you to give 3 dollars to her ?

such a stupid ass post.

if you don't want to give anything why not just ignore it ?

but some of us would like to do anything we can to get a democratic congress. and i like it that even if we don't have much money we can even give 3 dollars to help .

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Response to JI7 (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:34 PM

2. Thanks.

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Response to JI7 (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:42 PM

5. Absolutely--you are entirely correct; the header at the top of the page says DCCC.

This is all about TAKING BACK CONGRESS. And it's a brilliant strategy, one that will resonate with people who grew up during the Depression, when no sum was scoffed at or seen as too picayune.

Maybe a person can't give fifty, or twenty five, or even ten, but most people could part with three bucks.

Baaaaaahbra knows who her target audience is; they're on fixed incomes, they share her POV, they want to help, but they're stressed and stretched too, to pay their own bills, to feed themselves, and to help out children and grandchildren.

Good for her. I'm glad someone gives a shit. I will say, even though I am not as enamoured of her 'musically' as many others are, that she puts her money, her time, her efforts, her energy and her celebrity where her mouth is--she is one of the best supporters of the "D" cause out there, and she always shows up to help when asked.

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Response to MADem (Reply #5)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:47 PM

10. IMO

Barb had/had a stellar voice and talent. But too much of a goody 2 shoes for my taste. I miss Amy Winehouse.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:37 PM

3. Are you really that stupid?

She's campaigning for a democratic congress.If you don't want to donate ignore it

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Response to brucefan (Reply #3)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:46 PM

9. Scuba is cool

I think he was making a joke on Baba. No biggie!

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Response to warrprayer (Reply #9)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:54 PM

12. Whoops

Sorry Scuba

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Response to brucefan (Reply #12)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 06:16 PM

20. You are forgiven.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:37 PM

4. Let me ask you since you have a Warren 2016 banner---a Democratic

House in 2014 is bad, how?

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:43 PM

6. UNREC. Big fail. I've explained why elsewhere in this thread. nt

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:44 PM

7. When the Democrats had the majority they didn't do shit

This OMG OBsTrUcTiONiSt GoP!!11111 is getting so fucking old

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Response to leftstreet (Reply #7)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:58 PM

14. If you can't see the difference between the Pelosi House and the Boehner House,

it is your lack of vision. The Pelosi House was limited by what could pass the Senate where 60 votes were needed.

Look at the damage caused by sequestration and look at the other losses in security net programs because they were used as hostages by the Republicans. Consider that the Republicans left the SNAP (food stamps) program out of the agricultural bill.

Things - like passing the budget - are important. The fact is that the party in control of the House has more control of what passes that house than the party controlling the Senate. (The Senate is a big deal because only they approve justices and cabinet positions and ambassadors.)

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:44 PM

8. I would give my left ***

... for a Democratic congress!

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:48 PM

11. Fail, big time.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:56 PM

13. Wow, lots of sarcasm challenged here today...

Or it's a few here who jump on anyting that they interpret as negative to Obama and/or Dems...really people, get over yourselves.

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Response to joeybee12 (Reply #13)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 06:00 PM

16. My humor has often proved too warped for many, yet I've never let that fact deter me.

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Response to Scuba (Reply #16)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 06:13 PM

17. Sometimes I post what I think is so obviously sarcasm without the sracasm emoticon

And I am shocked at how many people don't get it...oh well!

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Response to Scuba (Reply #16)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 06:13 PM

18. ok if it was sarcasm, but considering some of the things people post here plus trolls

to discourage support you can't be surprised at the reaction.

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Response to JI7 (Reply #18)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 06:14 PM

19. I'm perversely enjoying the reaction.

Shame on me.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 05:59 PM

15. Self delete this POS. n-t

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