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Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:26 PM

For those who will be interacting with conservative family members this Thanksgiving...

Are you gonna rub it in?

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Reply For those who will be interacting with conservative family members this Thanksgiving... (Original post)
Drunken Irishman Nov 2012 OP
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #1
Drunken Irishman Nov 2012 #2
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #6
life long demo Nov 2012 #3
ancianita Nov 2012 #4
JHB Nov 2012 #5
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #7
TeamPooka Nov 2012 #13
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #16
sigmasix Nov 2012 #8
redwitch Nov 2012 #12
Cha Nov 2012 #14
lunatica Nov 2012 #23
CaliforniaPeggy Nov 2012 #9
Manifestor_of_Light Nov 2012 #10
russspeakeasy Nov 2012 #11
Cha Nov 2012 #15
Coyotl Nov 2012 #17
Lars39 Nov 2012 #18
footinmouth Nov 2012 #19
union_maid Nov 2012 #20
Joe Bacon Nov 2012 #21
agentS Nov 2012 #22
Shrek Nov 2012 #24

Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:27 PM

1. Nope...

The win was enough...

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:29 PM

2. You're better than I...I love rubbing it ... in.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Reply #2)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:48 PM

6. My brother and sister...

are WAY too sensitive to even tease....

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:32 PM

3. Not planning on it. But if the subject comes up

I will discuss it logically and honestly. I'm hoping that will be good enough to keep it civil. Like the above comment, just knowing that WE won, it good enough. Happy Thanksgiving to everyone.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:40 PM

4. If the someone raises the subject, I will tell them Bin Laden and conservativism are dead.

Good luck with that, right?

Also wanted to say that I'm grateful for being here, learning so much and feeling the kindred spirit. Long live the Democratic Underground. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:45 PM

5. Not unless they take it upon themselves to spout off in front of me

Even then, I'll keep myself to bubble-popping.

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Response to JHB (Reply #5)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:53 PM

7. My conseverative sis is here from Oklahoma...

she mentioned today while watching the news..."What good is Hillary Clinton going to do there in Israel...".. I blurted out, you watch too much Fox News... we looked at each other... and changed the subject...

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Reply #7)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 05:12 PM

13. nothing good except broker a cease-fire.

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Response to TeamPooka (Reply #13)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 06:12 PM

16. +1 nt

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 04:02 PM

8. depends on the person

I dont know many real conservatives anymore, lot's of radical right wing Teabaggers, but no conservatives.
When you refer to Teabaggers as conservatives you are legitimizing them as a political voice. Teabaggers have no business claiming to be conservative Americans. Whether you agree with the American conservative school of thought or not- the political history of America includes conservatives and their contributions to American liberties and cultural identitfication. Teabaggers want desperately to be seen as a legitimate voice, so they insist-all evidence to the contrary- that they are conservatives. We know what they really are; radical birchers and KKKlan members in hiding. DUers should be conscious of this ploy and stop calling Teabaggers conservatives.
With any luck, Americans will start opening thier eyes to the radical, antiAmerican values and aims of the Teabagger movement. I hope a teabagger comes blundering into our family thanksgiving celebration so they can see how REAL Americans look and behave.

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Response to sigmasix (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 04:30 PM

12. Excellent point.

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Response to sigmasix (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 05:19 PM

14. Yes, Brilliant POINT.. Welcome to DU, sigmasix

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Response to sigmasix (Reply #8)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 10:32 AM

23. Well the Teabaggers wouldn't be where they are without the Conservatives' blessing

So the Conservatives aren't too grand either. They're the very reason Teabaggers are so prominent in politics right now.

So when Conservatives decide to take their party back and discard the Teabaggers as dead weight, then I'll begin to think about respecting them again. Until then they're the cause of and the reason that we have crazy teabaggers in power right now.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 04:16 PM

9. Luckily, the conservative members of our family won't be attending ...

We wouldn't be allowed to rub it in, or even discuss it.....cause the head honcho conservative is also a bully and a loudmouth.



The family we will be eating with are all pretty liberal.

There is much to be thankful for!

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 04:24 PM

10. No, we are eating alone, with a couple of other "misfit" neighbors

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 04:30 PM

11. At every opportunity.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 05:46 PM

15. I have no Con family members, Irish.. Just want to say how Grateful

I am to be celebrating with another Obama Win like in 2008 when I travelled across the US Mainland from New York to Portland, Ore on Thanksgiving Day to be with Family that night! Magical~

And, to wish you a hearty healthy Thanksgiving with all your family and friends. We have the Facts on our side.. poor things.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 06:19 PM

17. break out your best Obama t-sirt and buttons

and gloat

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 07:46 PM

18. Having been at one dinner this past weekend and found out who is unstable....no.

I'm also severely outnumbered by fundies. Thinking seriously of filling sigg bottle with booze.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 08:13 PM

19. Not me

My Republican brother could not bring himself to vote for Mittens. The most I'll offer is a hug for the big OUCH his party suffered. I am hoping for a peaceful meal.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 08:46 AM

20. I kind of hope not

My husband is truly upset that his "little" brother has turned out to be a Republican. His family isn't good at arguing for sport. It can get kind of tense and it's going to be a rather small gathering this year, as most of our adult kids are living out of state or working. It would really probably be best if we just talked football or something.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 09:06 AM

21. They're still in shock.

They were so sure that God was going to put a "Christian" back in the White House...

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 10:32 AM

22. The SALT is comin' out, baby!



I don't have many conservative friends or relatives. I think my stepbrother and step aunt did vote for R-Money, so yeah. I GOT THAT SALT! I SEE THAT OPEN WOUND! HERE I COME, BILL O' REILLY!!! US BLACKS, WE TAKIN' ALL YO STUFF!

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 10:55 AM

24. They were kind enough to leave the topic alone in 2004

I'll probably return the favor and enjoy visiting family.

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