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MannyGoldstein Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-09-07 02:40 PM
Response to Reply #20
22. Because They Know That We Won't Vote For Anyone Else
So all they need to do is suck slightly less than the Republicans, and they win.
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  -Democrats to Offer New Surveillance Rules: Bill Aims to Meet Privacy and Security Concerns DeepModem Mom  Oct-07-07 12:36 AM   #0 
  - Good God.  Mojorabbit   Oct-07-07 12:38 AM   #1 
  - "e-mails and phone calls could come only from communications service providers"  madfloridian   Oct-07-07 12:50 AM   #2 
  - The ACLU was right all along.  madfloridian   Oct-07-07 12:55 AM   #3 
  - No, Washington Post, what you are describing is not a "foreign target."  Kagemusha   Oct-07-07 12:55 AM   #4 
  - hmm... Maybe I'm misreading this  Thor_MN   Oct-07-07 04:32 AM   #6 
  - Another misleading WP headline. The article describes just the opposite.  PSPS   Oct-07-07 02:05 AM   #5 
  - Worse and worse. n/t  Orsino   Oct-07-07 05:20 AM   #7 
  - Interesting subject to start here is when did fascism actually start in this country?  pattmarty   Oct-07-07 09:28 AM   #8 
  - 1947 and 1949 with the creation of the National Security act and the CIA, I believe.  soothsayer   Oct-07-07 12:46 PM   #9 
  - kick  Mojorabbit   Oct-07-07 04:42 PM   #10 
  - At least there's no immunity in this.  PassingFair   Oct-07-07 05:08 PM   #11 
  - It appears I posted too soon....  PassingFair   Oct-09-07 08:50 AM   #13 
  - K&R nt  gateley   Oct-07-07 05:19 PM   #12 
  - Democrats Seem Ready to Extend Wiretap Powers  whereismyparty   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #14 
     - Bush and Hoyer are on the same page  OzarkDem   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #15 
     - Because they are COWARDS. Sociopathic cowards.  NoodleyAppendage   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #21 
     - My Senator's (Salazar) office maintained they hadn't received their talking points when I called  BleedingHeartPatriot   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #16 
     - If we wanted our lifes to be open, we would not need privacy.  midnight   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #17 
     - Everyone in congress should allow us to record all of their phone calls, emails, etc.  grahamhgreen   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #42 
     - And Again  MannyGoldstein   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #18 
     - NO MORE. That's it. What's the point in even supporting Dems in Congress?  NoodleyAppendage   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #19 
     - I'm supporting the 72 Congressional Progressive Caucus members  liberalla   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #50 
     - Why , oh why do our dems always cave?  rubberducky   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #20 
     - Because They Know That We Won't Vote For Anyone Else  MannyGoldstein   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #22 
     - And we encourage that every time we post, "I'm voting for a Dem no matter what so there!"  FiveGoodMen   Oct-09-07 02:41 PM   #74 
     - Because they're in on the fascism game.  backscatter712   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #24 
     - Maybe it`s time we clean out the old time people in congress.  rubberducky   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #28 
     - Absolutely! That's why Obama is the only candidate I can support.  Kablooie   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #38 
     - If I had my way, we'd throw out the lot of them - all of them on both  JeanGrey   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #58 
     - I hate to break the news to you  Le Taz Hot   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #65 
     - another good cleaning of the House and Senate is needed  alyce douglas   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #69 
     - Careful, though. Congress got a LOT of new blood in '94, remember?  FiveGoodMen   Oct-09-07 02:41 PM   #75 
     - You're spot on...  TwoSparkles   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #29 
        - Then GRIP!  WarhammerTwo   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #33 
           - Hey, I like your thinking...  TwoSparkles   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #34 
           - Great rant!  Le Taz Hot   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #66 
     - They don't want the give the Republicans an issue to beat Democrats over the head with  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #49 
     - Because if they don't, the Republicans would NEVER just invent some bullshit issue, would they?  hatrack   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #51 
        - A lot DUers criticized congressional Democrats' strategy leading up to the 2006 elections  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #55 
           - That's what I'm doing - I'm looking at how that turned out  hatrack   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #61 
     - Because they agree  spotbird   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #53 
     - Time to hit  Mojorabbit   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #23 
     - Agreed. And compare notes.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #25 
     - I love that Margaret Mead quote. It's hopeful and inspiring.  liberalla   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #57 
     - Yes, we need to hit the phones and tell them to join with the  liberalla   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #54 
     - The Democrats huff and puff and huff  asjr   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #26 
     - I give up....  WCGreen   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #27 
     - The DLC has taken over our party.....this is why they worked so  movonne   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #30 
     - "We don't have the fucking votes to stop it"!  Dr.Phool   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #31 
     - Just wait till the Democratic Abramoff is exposed.  Kablooie   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #39 
     - Can anyone tell me what the Dems do precisely stand for at this point  JCMach1   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #32 
     - I didn't leave my party; my party left me. Why oh why oh why?  Emillereid   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #35 
     - The Republicans left the Republicans and now the Democrats are leaving the Democrats.  Kablooie   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #37 
     - The Dems expect to win and want the same ability to spy on enemies.  Kablooie   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #36 
     - There they go again! Our freedoms mean nothing to the Democratic Congress.  IndianaGreen   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #40 
     - Oh, my sainted aunt!  kimmylavin   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #41 
     - This is about retroactive immunity for Bush. This was the simplest impeachment argument.  grahamhgreen   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #43 
     - For about twenty years, I've been voting "pragmatically". I think that's just about done.  Tesha   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #44 
     - Is anyone really surprised? Come on, a show of hands  TechBear_Seattle   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #45 
     - Pelosi is on record  jonnyra   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #46 
     - Is it really necessary to refer to a female Democratic elected official as a 'bitch?'  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #48 
        - Me use the tactics of freepers  jonnyra   Oct-09-07 05:38 PM   #76 
     - Just last Friday the Dems postponed this!  liberalla   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #47 
     - R.I.P. 4th Amendment  PassingFair   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #52 
     - I just called Sen Salazar's office, he hasn't "decided" on whether he'll vote for the bill.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #56 
     - What is it going to take? grrrrrrrrrrrrr  Joanne98   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #59 
     - It's over, folks...  Javaman   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #60 
     - Some of them TRIED.  PassingFair   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #62 
        - That's just it, only some of the try. nt  Javaman   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #63 
           - I know, and I'm as big an opponent of the DLC as anyone here...  PassingFair   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #67 
              - I know, it's almost like the widows delema...  Javaman   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #68 
     - Because they believe they will win the next election  midlife_mo_Jo   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #64 
     - Seems like the Democrats were just using the issue to raise money  ImpeechBush   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #70 
     - NNNNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOO!  robinlynne   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #71 
     - Pelosi is a republican whore. And so is every dem who votes for this.  superconnected   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #72 
     - Oh hell no.  sakabatou   Oct-09-07 02:40 PM   #73 
 

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