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Wed Oct 10, 2012, 11:36 PM

Have You All Lost Your GD Minds?

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WARNING The language used in this thread, from a blog called Sad Bastard Bar, is not for the timid. Language aside, the message of the blog author is, IMHO, right on target.

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Liberals, you need to get your gd shit together. The President lost a debate. He didnít lose Texas. For four years, this President has faced off one of the most obstructionist parties in modern American political history. He did this in the center of an economic collapse. He has delivered on too many promises to count, even in the dead heat of this. Heís been running ahead in an election where the opposition was fairly incompetent, where the leading opposition candidate told half the country to go fuck themselves with a stolen rusty tire iron. He has one debate where the opposition is competent, and thatís it. Youíre done. You have bad polling days, and youíre done. Letís just call off the election and use that time to apply for foreign passports. I mean, holy shit, what a bunch of spineless bastards you turned out to be.

Iíve spent the last few days talking to you motherfuckers, and I have several questions, beginning with: did you motherfuckers watch the same debate as me? Cause for the last few days, Iíve heard people saying Ďwhy didnít he point out that Romney was lying?í He did. ĎWhy didnít he tie the economy to education or healthcare?í He did. He made much of the same case for his Presidency as did Bill Clinton. He just didnít do it with the bullshit flourish that is Clintonís specialty. But shit, for the last four years, he hasnít done the flourish. Heís been tired almost every day. Heís been tired at every press conference. Heís been tired at every speech and every state of the union with the exception of a handful of incidents. And all of a sudden, youíre surprised he comes off tired? Fuck yes, heís tired. For four years, for four years while you were antsy that he was playing the adult in the room, while you thought he was being too nice, he fought daily for every reform at every impasse. Bill Clinton, for all his talents, didnít do what Barack Obama did. Not for the uninsured. Not for the poor. Not for college students. Not for women. Not for the children of illegal immigrants. Not in a recession. This President has wound down two wars. He gave the kill order for Osama Bin Laden. He has promoted genuine efforts at democracy in the middle east, in a region that is in the middle of a revolution that came under his watch. While everything he does gets fucked daily by the tidal wave of shithead that is the Republican Party, the Israeli Prime Minister, the European economy, probably the whole of the Middle East, some douchebags with Youtube accounts and the state of Arizona, we ask if his heart is in it? Really? If he really wants to be President? For four years, we sat at his left flank just pissing and moaning while he delivered what none of his predecessors could. He did this against a party that is objectively crazy. And now, one debate, and the question is, is the Presidentís heart in it?

What happened to chess? Yeah, fuck chess, we had a few bad poll days, time to go beat our own brains in with an ice pick. You know what? Fuck the Presidentís heart. I know his heartís in it because while you and I have been fucking around amongst ourselves, bullshitting into the ether as to what it would mean for the campaign if Obama came off like an angry black man for a second, heís been there bleeding for us and our progressive policies every goddamn day. You know whose heart isnít in it? You know who needs to take the blame right now? You know who is letting everybody down? We are. Weíre the ones weíve been waiting for, and we surely are a huge pile of superstitious assholes. For four years, this President has made good on his promises even with the shit-storm that has become the political process in America. And he deserves, if not our support, then our resolve. So stop fucking panicking because you had a bad poll day. You know how many bad poll days the President has had? You might know better than he does, because heís been too busy trying to keep Iran and Israel from becoming the dust and ash filled lands formerly known as Iran and Israel. So, for fuckís sake, get your shit together. This is our President. He needs us. He needs our support. He needs our resolve. He needs us to beat Mitt Romney, because that asshole, despite what he said in the debate, would do exactly the damage that George Bush did, and we literally canít afford that.

We canít afford more wars. We canít afford more debt. We canít afford more tax breaks for wealthy fuckers. We cannot afford more jobs lost, more pensions squandered, more homes drowned in debt just so one more asshole can make his buck at the margins of legality. We cannot afford losing healthcare reform. People with preexisting conditions who might lose insurance, people whose parents are going to get old and need care and housing, they canít afford it. Our generation and our children canít afford the debt weíd accumulate under Romney. They canít afford the spending cuts that wonít happen, the wars that will, and every promise that heíll break as quickly as he made it. We canít afford this collapse. And if it happens, itís not on the President. He did poorly in a debate. If that means he loses the election, itís on us. Because this man hasnít been quiet. He has fought for us and our principles and our policies every day, and if he loses this because of a debate, then it means for all our talk, we werenít ready to fight for him.

Get your shit together. Because you canít afford not to, because you are better than this, because you need the resolve of the last four years. You have been beaten the fuck down by all the monstrosities there are. Now is not the time, a month away from an election between a man who has helped us fight and a man who would continue to bludgeon us, to panic. Now is the time to stand, with the fire you need to get through this pulsing through your corroded arteries and your over-extended gut, with the conviction of your principles, and fight for this President the way heís fought for us. Not because he's got this, but because he might not. Because now, he might need you. Because we might need you. So please, calm the fuck down, get your goddamn shit together and fight for this because for once, it means something that you do more than talk shit.

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DonViejo Oct 2012 OP
fugop Oct 2012 #1
freshwest Oct 2012 #8
kardonb Oct 2012 #21
MrsCorleone Oct 2012 #31
bluedigger Oct 2012 #2
Shiningthrough Oct 2012 #3
catbyte Oct 2012 #4
Control-Z Oct 2012 #5
riverwalker Oct 2012 #6
solara Oct 2012 #7
lumpy Oct 2012 #9
MotherPetrie Oct 2012 #10
Cha Oct 2012 #17
movonne Oct 2012 #11
jRus61 Oct 2012 #12
Angry Dragon Oct 2012 #28
renate Oct 2012 #55
DonViejo Oct 2012 #59
joc46224 Oct 2012 #13
DonViejo Oct 2012 #60
femrap Oct 2012 #75
Scootaloo Oct 2012 #14
Cha Oct 2012 #15
DonViejo Oct 2012 #61
Cha Oct 2012 #76
Cronus Protagonist Oct 2012 #16
chknltl Oct 2012 #57
-Steph- Oct 2012 #18
hfojvt Oct 2012 #19
ancianita Oct 2012 #20
adicortez Oct 2012 #22
identify Oct 2012 #23
calimary Oct 2012 #32
Indpndnt Oct 2012 #24
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Hekate Oct 2012 #27
judesedit Oct 2012 #29
regnaD kciN Oct 2012 #30
JNelson6563 Oct 2012 #33
RBInMaine Oct 2012 #34
Sky Masterson Oct 2012 #35
EmeraldCityGrl Oct 2012 #36
ancianita Oct 2012 #65
EmeraldCityGrl Oct 2012 #66
ancianita Oct 2012 #67
EmeraldCityGrl Oct 2012 #68
bushisanidiot Oct 2012 #37
JoePhilly Oct 2012 #38
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Doodler71 Oct 2012 #40
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Cathryn Oct 2012 #51
DonViejo Oct 2012 #53
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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2012, 11:38 PM

1. Amen! Amen! Amen!

Couldn't agree more. Well said.

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Response to fugop (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 12:13 AM

8. +1

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Response to fugop (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:16 AM

21. politics....

Oh , ye of little faith ! All the Chicken Little's are running wild . I believe in our President , and I know I won't be disappointed .

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Response to fugop (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 04:32 AM

31. +10000000000000000000......



Now, instead of tearing down our President, can we now all get our asses in gear and do our part? We have a life changing election just around the corner, after all. Thanks!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2012, 11:39 PM

2. Nice WOT.

I'm just going to skip it and say, "yes".

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2012, 11:45 PM

3. Well Said.

Nothing else to add. That was good, I just hope more of us read it. I"ll do my part. Time to come out from underground.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2012, 11:46 PM

4. Hear, hear, lol

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2012, 11:52 PM

5. Rec 5 - to the greatest page!!

This about sums up how I feel. I wish I could have writen it out the way this guy has. But now he's done it for me. Thank you for posting!

Kick and rec, rec, rec!!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2012, 11:57 PM

6. + gazillion

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2012, 11:58 PM

7. Amen!

Well said..very well said



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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 12:29 AM

9. Yes !!!!!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 12:41 AM

10. if he loses this because of a debate...it means for all our talk, we werenít ready to fight for him"

 

Bull. Fucking. Shit.

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Response to MotherPetrie (Reply #10)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:01 AM

17. Your negative attitude

on everything President Obama helps nothing Except Mitt Romney.

No thanks for that.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 12:42 AM

11. Wow that was great...he will do george on steroids...

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 12:44 AM

12. Thanks, I needed that

Sometimes you need a kick in the ass to come back to reality. I voted for the man not his debate performances. Time to shake it off and get back to work. This is going to be a close one.

Part of everyone's anger is we get sick to our stomach when thinking about a President Romney and how an Obama loss will justify on the right all the bullshit they have been saying. They will repeal all his legislation and demonize him as the worst president in history and history books are written by the winners. Republicans have become a dangerous party and a clear threat to this country.

Another four years for Obama could change things for decades just from Supreme Court nominations alone.

It's all about the next few weeks. Let's get to work and be excited about it.

I still believe...

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Response to jRus61 (Reply #12)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:15 AM

28. Welcome

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Response to jRus61 (Reply #12)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:46 PM

55. welcome to DU!



And I hope that in the next few weeks, what you said about the Supreme Court is front and center. That is a big f-ing deal.

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Response to jRus61 (Reply #12)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:27 PM

59. Don't feel like the Lone Ranger

I think more than a few of us needed this, including me. Reading some of the threads here at DU can become a real downer (and get me as disgusted with DU as I am for a lot of the media).

BTW, welcome to DU!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 12:51 AM

13. Thanks for posting!

I stumbled across the Sad Bastard's blog earlier today and felt he hit the nail on the head. I wanted to post but couldn't figure out how to do so. I was thrilled to see someone else was able to get this posted! I've forwarded on to all my fellow hand-wringers too.

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Response to joc46224 (Reply #13)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:32 PM

60. You're welcome and

and welcome to DU. I sent copies of the OP to Randy Andy Sullivan as well as Chris Matthews. I occasionally hear back from them when I send them stuff but, I doubt I'll be getting a response for this. Randy Andy yesterday acknowledged he was too much into drama and I'm told Chris Matthews apologized for his hysteria.

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Response to joc46224 (Reply #13)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 05:15 PM

75. Cool....

 

I love words for the non-timid.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 12:53 AM

14. Damn, I was all prepped to write almost exactly this. Beat me to it!

K&R

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:00 AM

15. Thank you, DonViejo!

The negative spin is helping no one Except mitt Romney.

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Response to Cha (Reply #15)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:35 PM

61. You're welcome, Cha!

Because of the language used by the author in the OP, I was a little concerned the thread would get pulled

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Response to DonViejo (Reply #61)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 05:16 PM

76. This really needed to be said around here..and

as far as the "language".. the Rude Pundit gets posted all the time, so no worries.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:01 AM

16. Spot on.

Will Pitt could take more than a few pointers from this guy.

:kick:
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Response to Cronus Protagonist (Reply #16)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:06 PM

57. He is in good company

Advice applicable to MSNBC pundits as well. It does not change my respect for any of them. I suppose it is ok to let pundits have an off day too.....well except those who won't allow one for a POTUS.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:02 AM

18. Thank you so much for posting this..

I hope everyone takes the time to read it because it's worth it

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:07 AM

19. okay, it's campaign season

so I will refrain from critiquing this ebullient excrement. Gobama.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:08 AM

20. Fucking awesome. Badass. Thanks for sharing!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:25 AM

22. Thanks for ass kicking. Time to stop licking our fucking wounds and win this thing.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:47 AM

23. put a bow on it

bravo and well said!

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Response to identify (Reply #23)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 05:00 AM

32. No kidding! And Welcome to DU, both of you, identify and adicortez!

Glad you're here, and yes, we need you! Our president needs us and WE need to buoy up each other and be strong.

'Cause we don't have this one nailed down yet.





Now get to work.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:51 AM

24. Can't get more accurate than that!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:05 AM

25. "Bill Clinton, for all his talents,

didnít do what Barack Obama did...." I would also add support for the LGBT community. I think this is huge and will go a long way toward full civil equality for ALL Americans.

Other than that addition, the entire piece is relevant to the over reaction of that debate. I was completely disgusted w/ all the so called 'left' pundits on TV. I hope the next time they all start running around w/ their hair on fire, there is someone there w/ an extinguisher because they sorely need it.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:10 AM

26. Thanks so much for posting this and

letting me know about The Sad Bastard.

It sounds like he watched the same debate I did.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:13 AM

27. That rant gets two thumbs up



and all the way over on the Applause-O-Meter


Gobama!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:18 AM

29. Thank you for getting the point across. I've been saying similar things every day. I know it's no

excuse, but I do understand that the GOP is doing everything they can to keep us poor and unable to contribute monetarily to Obama, trying to keep us from voting in every way possible. Working for peanuts and worrying makes you tired. I contribute when I can, even if it's $5., $10, $15. whatever. It all helps. We know Obama could rip Romney a new asshole if he wanted to, but Obama is not a game player. He is a serious man trying to solve serious problems. He doesn't have time for puppet Rob-me's bullshit. I will vote absentee ballot and drive it directly to campaign headquarters. I think that's the best bet to have my vote count right now. We know the GOP posse owns the e-voting machines and scanners. Thank you again for taking the time to post this. I think it will be effective. Don't give up dems. Have faith in Obama. Like the Admiral said, Obama's the smartest guy in the room.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:20 AM

30. He's right...

Win or lose -- Let's roll!!!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 05:29 AM

33. Amen! I'm sick of the fatalists!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 05:50 AM

34. Obama works LIKE HELL every day & some IDIOTS ask if his heart is in it over 1 debate? SHAMEFUL !

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 06:02 AM

35. This!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 07:14 AM

36. And enough with Big Bird. We're starting to look like idiots.

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Response to EmeraldCityGrl (Reply #36)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:44 PM

65. Big Bird is a Big Symbol.

We're only idiots if we mistake literalist discussions for the real issue surrounding Romney's Big Bird toss-off. Big Bird is the symbol of this country's commitment to children's programming, the first major thrust of this kind being through the Children's Television Workshop. We're not idiots to keep that commitment front and center in discussions about domestic spending priorities.



edit for clarity

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Response to ancianita (Reply #65)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:58 PM

66. Do you read comments anywhere other than DU?

I'm reading comment sections from all over the place. It was
funny and relevant the first couple days. The Obama "Big
Bird" ad is getting a lot of criticism from Obama supporters
that feel there are far more important issues ad worthy and
fail to see the humor in it at this critical juncture.

Romney is going to run an ad blitz in the final days of this campaign
unlike anything we have seen before. Good to know we have the
Big Bird ad to fight back with.

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Response to EmeraldCityGrl (Reply #66)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 03:11 PM

67. Of course, and I hear you. But the "idiot" word is campaign speech lingo,

not a fair assessment of the thoughts about PBS funding that directly connects to people's lives and our tax spending priorities in general. And unless you're watching too many Romney speeches, you should know by now that Big Bird is gone from the Obama campaign. But not people's minds.

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Response to ancianita (Reply #67)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 03:29 PM

68. Sorry I'm not up on my

Campaign speech lingo. No, never watch Willard's speeches but do
watch John Stewart and cringed watching the bit he did on it. I'm
focusing on getting younger voters that voted for Obama last time
to vote for him again.

One of them called me last night to ask me if it was a joke. Back atcha

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 07:22 AM

37. AGREED! "Concern trolls" are showing their asses

romney has about one more day to enjoy his rose colored glasses that he "won" or that he is on the path to victory. he is in for one rude awakening VERY soon. by monday, the polls will be night and day different from lalst monday.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 09:10 AM

38. Outstanding.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 09:25 AM

39. Great rant--and rallying speech!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 09:38 AM

40. Hear! Hear!

Rally the troops/groups! Onward, onward we must not give up!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 11:31 AM

41. Yeah yeah yeah - I think Obama blew the debate, you disagree. The polls agree with me.

Obama is still mostly leading but he sure took a beating.

It's Obama that needs to get his shit together. As of now he only makes his case well in front of small crowds.

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Response to GOTV (Reply #41)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 04:55 PM

74. As of now, you don't make your case in front of anyone at all.

 

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 11:38 AM

42. AMEN! I put up my Obama/Biden yard sign two days ago; got my t-shirts, hat, window sign...

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 11:50 AM

43. I hope Joe Biden brings

a big dose of this sort of attitude to the dias this evening! Plain talk. Simple words. For instance "liar" instead of "untruth" as description of certain behaviors.

You are right on the money - President Obama has been a WARRIOR against unbelievable odds.

Thanks for the inspiring post.

Your ally,

Joe, retired in Wa.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 11:50 AM

44. Oh, hell YES! n/t

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 11:57 AM

45. Obama didn't lose the debate, not from what I saw.

Yes, I know what we were TOLD after the debate. I know the MSM, the campaigns, and the entire world it seems say Romney won that thing, but jesus christ on a trailer hitch - Romney lied, seemed about ready to become unhinged, and at times was incredibly rude and aggressive.

THAT is winning?

And now, after one debate performance, we are being TOLD that Romney has had this incredible surge and is ahead in the race.

I am sick of being told what I should think or feel.

Sick of being told that my own eyes and ears are wrong.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 12:27 PM

46. Hey Mitt where's the tax returns?

Remember when there was a sort of a to do about Mittens not releasing his tax returns? What happened to that? That's no longer an issue? WTF? Meanwhile the teabaggers and their ilk go on and on and on and on and on and on and on about the GDF birth certificate! Wouldn't it be a whole lot more legitimate to still be going on about Mitt's tax returns? How come I'm not hearing about that anymore? This is what pisses me off about Liberals.

Hey Mitt! Show us your tax returns!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 12:39 PM

47. Hallefuckinglleujah

I was starting to feel like I was out here all by myself.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 12:52 PM

48. Heh

Swears like I do. Writes a whole hell of a lot better. Thank you

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 12:56 PM

49. "ONE" of the most obstructionist parties...????

Hell, no--THE MOST OBSTRUCTIONIST party in American History. Period. Bar none. Undisputed Champions. Without equal.



Because now, he might need you.


And WE NEED HIM!!! Everybody get out and WORK YOUR ASSES OFF for this President!!!! HE IS OUR BEST HOPE!!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 12:58 PM

50. thank you Jesus

someone finally had a much needed come to Jesus meeting with us. I'm retweeting right now!!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:02 PM

51. You know what?

It's not us that are making the polls move. It's the low-information, misinformed voter and unfortunately there are more of them than us. It's frustrating that the "liberal" media isn't doing their job and these voters don't care to know that Romney lied. Most of them just know he's not black and got up on stage with Obama without throwing up on himself. That's a "win" to them. It's disgusting.

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Response to Cathryn (Reply #51)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:42 PM

53. Earlier this morning I read an article/analysis of

the polls over at Slate (I think), reporting the rise in Myth's poll numbers originated with two factions of voters: Republicans and low info voters. The Repubs were afraid of Romney, "too extreme," and yet, they like the President (because of Obamacare, ending the war in Iraq, tax cuts they received AND the death of bin Laden). The debate had the effect of solidifying Myth's GOP voters, and yet, they still aren't sure they were voting for him but, they did feel more comfortable with him.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:35 PM

52. Nice!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:43 PM

54. Yes! I'm uncomfortable with the comparison, but you MUST think of yourself like a soldier. nt

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 01:57 PM

56. While I appreciate the sentiment

Yes, I'm going to freak out. Not because of the debate, but because of the complete and utter collapse of women's support of Obama over one bad debate.

And while I'm with ya, and am still working as hard as ever, when women who will die under a Romney Admin suddenly switch to Romney, it sure as shit gives you a "now why am I fighting for them" moment.

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Response to broadcaster75201 (Reply #56)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:19 PM

58. What "complete and utter collapse of women's votes"?!

That is complete and utter nonsense.

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Response to Hekate (Reply #58)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 03:42 PM

71. whose poll is that? Cnn, Fux noose or rassmussen?

they all suck the same teat for their source.

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Response to broadcaster75201 (Reply #56)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:40 PM

62. Do you have a link to an article documenting

your alleged "complete and utter collapse of women's support?" If so, please provide it.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:43 PM

63. in regards to politics we democrats have pretty low self-esteem

Instead of showing all the mistakes, lies and gaffes that Romney made (and he made plenty), we instead just shoot ourselves in the foot yet again by hampering on those things Obama did wrong.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:44 PM

64. I did never get it and I never will.

When the debate was over I thought to myself that Obama did OK, but Romney showed himself to be a snide, slick, goofus. His body language was jerky and erratic, and his answers made no sense. President Obama on the other hand held his own. He explained and answered the questions as a person would in a debate. Immediately afterwards the spinners made their pro-Romney and anti-Obama comments. (I watched it on PBS btw.) After a minute or two my husband said "Well he sure blew that one!" "Whaaa.... whaaa....?" I said.

He said "It's obvious Romney was much stronger with his answers." I then asked him. "Did you just hear what the news commentators said?" "Well, yes I did." he said. I just know he had to have been influenced by all that spinnin.'

The next morning I was VERY surprised to hear that had Romney totally creamed our President in the debate. I threw our morning paper on the floor as hard as I could and tried to forget about it. For over a week now all I've heard is how Romney was a prince among princes during his debate performance. Last night Diane Sawyer even asked President Obama "Why do you think you did so poorly in the debate?" How could he answer a question that was not true?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 03:29 PM

69. Thank you for the post. I needed that.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 03:30 PM

70. Bravo!

Spot On!!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 03:42 PM

72. thank you

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 04:48 PM

73. FINALLY!!!!

I have been waiting a week for a thread like this! Thanks for saying what needed to be said!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 05:20 PM

77. Kicked again for the panic peeps.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 05:45 PM

78. Love it!

Everyone send it to your mailing list and spread it around.

This is the direct, to-the-heart, get-your-head-on-straight, shot in the arm Democrats need right now and everyone needs to pay attention.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 06:19 PM

79. goddammit, makes me want to cry

It's so easy to lose your compass and start to doubt, or even forget what you know, what you witnessed.

When he was first elected, I had a feeling that he would be great, even among the greatest.

Then the angst started in. The devaluation, resentment, perfectionism, accusations, and it became an avalanche of distrust. I even doubted my perceptions for awhile and thought that perhaps I should join the angry critics who sounded cynical and cool.

Fine, it's human to question your allegiances; a sign of a functioning brain, in fact.

But what saddens me most deeply are the people who revile him, brainwashed by this stinking putrid treacherous and craven mass media and their inability to pull away from their dependence on cheap and simplistic emotional self-involvement.

I'm especially saddened by people I know who are satisfied with blindness and energized by hate.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 06:43 PM

80. thank you! n/t

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Thu Oct 11, 2012, 07:04 PM

82. Great Article

Our amazing President needs us all in his corner now more than ever. We cannot let him down. It's our survival he is fighting for. I love our whole first family!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 07:35 PM

83. Looks like you are trying to piss off fellow DU Democrats during election season. What?

Do you think by swearing at people and telling them to "get their shit together" you are helping the Democratic cause?

And apparently you dont consider yourself to be a "politically liberal person". Is that correct or did I get the wrong message?

So if you arent liberal, what are you? Where do you differ from the "liberals" you seem to enjoy disparaging?

And I think it takes a lot of nerve for you to even suggest that liberals arent behind the reelection of President BArack Obama.

For the record, I think Pres Obama did good in the debate and will work hard for his reelection in spite of your insults.

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Response to rhett o rick (Reply #83)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 07:57 PM

84. Did you bother to read the post?

If you did, you would know: I didn't write the post. Direct your questions to the author (use the link provided).

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Response to DonViejo (Reply #84)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 11:11 PM

87. Are you now saying that you dont agree? Maybe I missed the point? nm

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Response to rhett o rick (Reply #87)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 11:48 PM

88. When and if you respond to my question then,

maybe, we can have a discussion. Until such time you are not in a position to challenge or question my commitment to the Democratic Party or, for that matter, liberalism. But, I'll give you a little hint, this is the thirteenth Presidential campaign I have been involved with; I have been involved in Democratic Party politics and campaigns for over 50 years.

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Response to DonViejo (Reply #88)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 12:34 AM

89. Of course I read the OP. I find it a bad time to try to alienate the left. Do you think that

the President can win w/o the left? And if you arent left who are you? Why do you disparage the left?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 10:07 PM

85. Damm skippy he's right.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 10:08 PM

86. Love it! Thanks for sharing.

n/t

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