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Desertrose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-01-08 11:52 AM
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9. I tried to send a comment w/out voting ...yeah rite.
All they wanted was my vote...not my voice.

I wanted to tell them I didn't think they should be backing ANYBODY but it wouldn't let mesend without choosing one candidate or the other.

I didn't vote.

Screw you MoveOn
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  -Big News - MoveOn.org To Work For Obama mefoolonhill  Feb-01-08 11:29 AM   #0 
  - Is this true???  norwespatriot   Feb-01-08 11:33 AM   #1 
  - If so, it's news to me. The VRWC would have had her for breakfast during the impeachment....  Hekate   Feb-01-08 12:33 PM   #19 
  - Yes. Even CNN radio news was reporting it this afternoon  AllyCat   Feb-01-08 01:37 PM   #23 
     - You have that slightly wrong.  discerning christian   Feb-01-08 01:49 PM   #26 
     - They CANNOT by LAW as a 501(c)(4) Endorse ANY candidate..  Tellurian   Feb-01-08 05:12 PM   #64 
     - Maybe thier lawyers know something you don't?  D23MIURG23   Feb-01-08 05:35 PM   #67 
     - Well let them sue their lawyers.. The IRS doesn't budge for anyone..  Tellurian   Feb-01-08 05:38 PM   #69 
        - It seems to me that they have endorsed candidates before  D23MIURG23   Feb-01-08 05:46 PM   #72 
        - I don't believe I've ever heard of them actively campaigning for a candidate before..  Tellurian   Feb-01-08 05:55 PM   #76 
           - They worked to get Kerry elected during the 2004 election. nt  I Have A Dream   Feb-01-08 07:01 PM   #92 
           - HA!  Tellurian   Feb-01-08 07:04 PM   #95 
           - That was after he was nominated. They ran ads against  juajen   Feb-01-08 07:28 PM   #108 
           - Yes, I'm talking about the general election. I worked as my voting...  I Have A Dream   Feb-02-08 01:59 PM   #160 
           - In 2004 MoveOn was much better organized in Florida than the Kerry campaign was. nt  bushmeat   Feb-01-08 07:29 PM   #109 
              - They certainly were. The local Dems absolutely  MadAnne   Feb-01-08 09:08 PM   #133 
              - I feel that the same was true in Pennsylvania. nt  I Have A Dream   Feb-02-08 02:00 PM   #161 
           - Like the Republicans and DLC wouldn't sink their teeth in at the first opening  D23MIURG23   Feb-01-08 07:31 PM   #110 
           - Well they sent us all voer the country to get out the vote for kerry in 2004. It was a great  robinlynne   Feb-01-08 11:33 PM   #147 
        - LOL, I imagine they know how they are going to be doing this. I wouldn't worry  EV_Ares   Feb-01-08 08:16 PM   #126 
     - Good........and they lost me as a member.  Gin   Feb-01-08 05:50 PM   #74 
     - Is that what you're going to say to the Democratic party  tabasco   Feb-01-08 06:05 PM   #77 
     - Does this mean you are mad at Teddy too? eom.  EV_Ares   Feb-01-08 08:17 PM   #127 
     - Actually, their PAC can endorse candidates...  rdmtimp   Feb-01-08 06:13 PM   #79 
     - I looked it up as well...  Raine1967   Feb-01-08 06:32 PM   #88 
     - It is spelled LOSE not LOOSE moran, and I doubt they are in any trouble here  bushmeat   Feb-01-08 07:28 PM   #107 
     - Here is how they get around that....  ingac70   Feb-01-08 08:03 PM   #121 
     - They have another entity that is a PAC now, and PACs can endorse.  Liberty Belle   Feb-01-08 08:53 PM   #130 
     - What has this to do with my post???  discerning christian   Feb-01-08 10:32 PM   #142 
     - I was under the impression they are a 527  DavidMS   Feb-02-08 05:35 PM   #162 
     - Maybe I'm the ignorant one, but aren't they a 527?  CANDO   Feb-02-08 11:24 PM   #165 
        - They're both - 2 separate legal entities  KevinJ   Feb-02-08 11:51 PM   #169 
     - Faulty memory. I answered such that it was clear that I would NOT  AllyCat   Feb-02-08 12:26 AM   #148 
     - Yeah, I voted but commented that they shouldn't endorse anyone.  krkaufman   Feb-01-08 07:03 PM   #94 
  - So now they're gone hyper partisan ... willing to rip the party apart  Fredda Weinberg   Feb-01-08 11:34 AM   #2 
  - Their members voted  MH1   Feb-01-08 11:37 AM   #3 
  - Big deal. Useless then, useless now ... they pay to play  Fredda Weinberg   Feb-01-08 11:47 AM   #8 
  - that is correct, it had to be at least 2/3rds n/t  nbcouch   Feb-01-08 11:56 AM   #10 
  - WOW !!  discerning christian   Feb-01-08 01:44 PM   #25 
  - I Didn't Get Asked To Vote... They Just Showed Me The Stats AFTER  ChiciB1   Feb-01-08 09:10 PM   #135 
  - actually, Hillary is the one ripping the Party apart. MoveOn is doing its best to save it.  JackORoses   Feb-01-08 03:52 PM   #47 
  - DING DING DING! JackORoses, you're our grand prize winner!  rocknation   Feb-01-08 04:28 PM   #54 
  - Thats right & MoveOn has always done what they could for the party, can't believe  EV_Ares   Feb-01-08 08:18 PM   #128 
  - They're betting on the least-corrupted of the two candidates.  Orsino   Feb-02-08 07:44 AM   #154 
  - Didn't Hillary vote to censure them?  Gonnabuymeagun   Feb-01-08 04:50 PM   #59 
  - Again I have to apologize  Gonnabuymeagun   Feb-01-08 06:16 PM   #81 
     - Your error is understandable, given that Hillary herself said this three days after her vote:  MilesColtrane   Feb-02-08 10:51 AM   #156 
  - LOL....  sendero   Feb-02-08 07:38 AM   #152 
  - so let me get this straight  russian33   Feb-01-08 11:39 AM   #4 
  - Of course..  Duke Newcombe   Feb-01-08 11:41 AM   #6 
  - Right, which is why their principles are so often upheld by Congress...  D23MIURG23   Feb-01-08 03:43 PM   #41 
     - only shows...  Duke Newcombe   Feb-01-08 05:44 PM   #71 
  - Its an endorsement.  D23MIURG23   Feb-01-08 03:36 PM   # 
  - Not good. They should not endorse anyone. MSM will use this to hurt Obama. nt  onehandle   Feb-01-08 11:40 AM   #5 
  - I totally agree.  lostnfound   Feb-01-08 05:01 PM   #61 
     - You're right  quakerboy   Feb-01-08 07:27 PM   #105 
        - I am not in favor of status quo  lostnfound   Feb-02-08 07:20 AM   #151 
  - 3.2 Million Members nationwide; 1.7 million in states voting next Tuesday.  Divernan   Feb-01-08 11:42 AM   #7 
  - Right!  blayne   Feb-01-08 03:47 PM   #43 
  - I tried to send a comment w/out voting ...yeah rite.  Desertrose   Feb-01-08 11:52 AM   #9 
  - Same here, I was NOT pleased.  karlrschneider   Feb-01-08 11:58 AM   #11 
  - Same here.  blayne   Feb-01-08 12:26 PM   #14 
  - I just unsubscribed and left a message for them  Desertrose   Feb-01-08 02:49 PM   #35 
     - I just followed your example..  jbm   Feb-01-08 06:42 PM   #91 
  - I didn't vote either.  murielm99   Feb-01-08 03:19 PM   #36 
  - MoveOn already asked for your voice  KevinJ   Feb-03-08 12:23 AM   #172 
  - Shame.  JoFerret   Feb-01-08 12:24 PM   #12 
  - Who cares?  smiley_glad_hands   Feb-01-08 12:25 PM   #13 
  - Figured.  aquart   Feb-01-08 12:28 PM   #15 
  - Well, it isn't as if we can verify the vote in any way, is it. Funny, how it just  juajen   Feb-01-08 07:38 PM   #113 
  - Lot of snarking here. I joined Censure and Move On during the impeachment fiasco & am a member still  Hekate   Feb-01-08 12:29 PM   #16 
  - Nicely put.  blayne   Feb-01-08 12:32 PM   #17 
  - So, you're saying that the money i donated, if I donated,  juajen   Feb-01-08 07:41 PM   #115 
  - Umm, yes, that's what a PAC is  KevinJ   Feb-02-08 11:12 PM   #163 
  - Of course they told Hillary supporters to screw themselves.  juajen   Feb-01-08 07:49 PM   #118 
     - It's a democracy. It's an election. It's the primaries. Someone loses. Get a grip on yourself  Hekate   Feb-01-08 08:06 PM   #123 
        - Exactly  KevinJ   Feb-02-08 11:21 PM   #164 
  - Bye bye MoveOn.  stimbox   Feb-01-08 12:32 PM   #18 
  - That's your choice  KevinJ   Feb-02-08 11:27 PM   #166 
  - I've already asked them not to send me anymore e-mails..  paganlib   Feb-01-08 12:39 PM   #20 
  - would you mind going into more details on the  Bodhi BloodWave   Feb-01-08 03:44 PM   #42 
  - I Didn't Vote  Crisco   Feb-01-08 12:39 PM   #21 
  - MoveOn  mefoolonhill   Feb-01-08 01:07 PM   #22 
     - This is not breaking news  UALRBSofL   Feb-01-08 01:38 PM   #24 
     - Ah, So MoveOn should be a personal 520? I see...  iantepoot   Feb-01-08 03:56 PM   #49 
     - Wrong. it was a vote by Moveon members.  D23MIURG23   Feb-01-08 07:46 PM   #116 
        - NO IT WAS NOT!! I Was Not Asked To Vote!! They Just Sent An Email  ChiciB1   Feb-01-08 09:15 PM   #136 
           - These reports are confusing the hell out of me  D23MIURG23   Feb-02-08 12:59 AM   #150 
           - Their first couple of notices of the vote ended up in my spam filter. The final one made it through  Hekate   Feb-02-08 11:44 PM   #168 
     - Well said  inMD   Feb-01-08 02:04 PM   #29 
     - Excellently stated  Hekate   Feb-01-08 02:11 PM   #30 
     - ding ding ding!!! bravo! n/t  LaStrega   Feb-01-08 05:20 PM   #65 
     - I agree!  RazBerryBeret   Feb-01-08 05:54 PM   #75 
     - Of Course! You're Absolutely Right  Crisco   Feb-01-08 06:24 PM   #85 
     - Couldn't have said it better myself  Geezus   Feb-01-08 07:09 PM   #97 
  - Who could have foreseen that the anti-war voters would spurn Hillary?  PassingFair   Feb-01-08 02:00 PM   #27 
  - Most members of MoveOn are anti-war. Obama is the right candidate.  catgirl   Feb-01-08 02:03 PM   #28 
  - Obama is anti-war? Since when? Didn't he say he wanted to bomb Pakistan?  krabigirl   Feb-01-08 10:44 PM   #143 
  - This was a massive screw up  Uben   Feb-01-08 02:24 PM   #31 
  - It is a bitter disappointment, but I'm not shocked  Fredda Weinberg   Feb-01-08 02:35 PM   #32 
  - agreed.  politicallore   Feb-01-08 02:46 PM   #34 
  - This ruins the whole point of a unifying effort? dosnt it  politicallore   Feb-01-08 02:41 PM   #33 
  - Funny thing...  SquireJons   Feb-01-08 05:28 PM   #66 
  - You Go MoveOn.org :)  FATCATs   Feb-01-08 03:33 PM   #37 
  - When I questioned MoveOn  RoccoR5955   Feb-01-08 03:35 PM   #38 
  - I've Posted A Couple Of Times Here... My Two Emails Were Sent  ChiciB1   Feb-01-08 09:18 PM   #138 
  - AWESOME. I knew they wouldn't swing behind the DINO/DLC candidate.  NoodleyAppendage   Feb-01-08 03:36 PM   #39 
  - I am finished with move on  Demo5   Feb-01-08 03:41 PM   #40 
  - Good riddance and good luck...clearing your conscience when Clinton tanks in the general.  NoodleyAppendage   Feb-01-08 06:23 PM   #84 
  - Can you really say anyone knows about being president  Geezus   Feb-01-08 07:16 PM   #100 
  - I was never told by them that they would decide who my nominee is.  juajen   Feb-01-08 08:00 PM   #120 
     - Maybe you haven't been reading your emails carefully  KevinJ   Feb-03-08 12:12 AM   #171 
  - MoveOn's decision was DEMOCRACY -- what part don't you get?  iantepoot   Feb-01-08 03:50 PM   #44 
  - What democracy?  MagsDem   Feb-01-08 04:03 PM   #51 
  - "the vote total is about 7% of their total membership"  anamandujano   Feb-01-08 05:06 PM   #63 
  - If you unsubscribe- you can leave a message as to why.  Desertrose   Feb-02-08 12:50 AM   #149 
  - Well said  KevinJ   Feb-02-08 11:33 PM   #167 
  - That's why they call it "people powered politics"  rocknation   Feb-01-08 03:50 PM   #45 
  - Moveon.org rocks!  workinclasszero   Feb-01-08 03:52 PM   #46 
  - If anyone here isn't a member of Move On, this is the email they sent out:  blayne   Feb-01-08 03:54 PM   #48 
  - Oh those horrible haters  D23MIURG23   Feb-01-08 03:57 PM   #50 
  - FYI, Vote results  rocknation   Feb-01-08 04:35 PM   #55 
  - I voted for Hillary and I will still stay with MoveOn.  Shadoobie   Feb-01-08 04:07 PM   #52 
  - Thanks for the info  blogslut   Feb-01-08 04:15 PM   #53 
  - It's iornic that the Moveon organization is endorsing someone other than Clinton.  cat_girl25   Feb-01-08 04:42 PM   #56 
  - It was a democratic vote of the memberhsip  boricua79   Feb-01-08 04:43 PM   #57 
  - Hillary voted to censure Move-on.  Gonnabuymeagun   Feb-01-08 04:48 PM   #58 
  - MOVEON!  mdmc   Feb-01-08 04:56 PM   #60 
  - I have to apologize  Gonnabuymeagun   Feb-01-08 06:15 PM   #80 
  - I see you caught your mistake  blogslut   Feb-01-08 06:20 PM   #83 
     - Hey, I try to be honest.  Gonnabuymeagun   Feb-01-08 07:37 PM   #112 
        - It's cool  blogslut   Feb-01-08 07:46 PM   #117 
  - They've got a pretty good track record of helping the candidates they endorse win.  MilesColtrane   Feb-01-08 05:06 PM   #62 
  - See post #64.. MOVE ON is in for a big surprise.. a Bigger Movement...  Tellurian   Feb-01-08 05:36 PM   #68 
  - As a supporter, this is going to hurt him.  water   Feb-01-08 05:39 PM   #70 
  - Who knows who or what Obama is...  Tellurian   Feb-01-08 05:48 PM   #73 
     - ::sighs:: context is everything  Prayingforrain48   Feb-01-08 06:08 PM   #78 
        - context indeed  beezlebum   Feb-01-08 06:27 PM   #86 
        - Out of curiosity, do you really think that was "praise"?  KevinJ   Feb-03-08 12:01 AM   #170 
        - Look, if Obama can change the context...So can I..  Tellurian   Feb-01-08 07:02 PM   #93 
  - 3,000,000 MoveOn Members did NOT vote for Obama  RetroLounge   Feb-01-08 06:17 PM   #82 
  - True  blogslut   Feb-01-08 06:30 PM   #87 
  - Not all 3.2 million got ballots...  RetroLounge   Feb-01-08 07:08 PM   #96 
     - So, provide me the stats  blogslut   Feb-01-08 07:27 PM   #106 
     - Geez, find it yourself  RetroLounge   Feb-01-08 08:45 PM   #129 
        - No thanks  blogslut   Feb-01-08 08:59 PM   #131 
           - You're a condescending f*ckwit  RetroLounge   Feb-01-08 09:09 PM   #134 
              - Made you lose your cool, didn't I?  blogslut   Feb-01-08 09:19 PM   #139 
                 - Actually no, I was laughing at you  RetroLounge   Feb-01-08 10:26 PM   #141 
                    - Okay  blogslut   Feb-01-08 11:33 PM   #146 
     - Quote from their email linking to my ballot:  MilesColtrane   Feb-02-08 11:05 AM   #157 
  - I Donated to MoveOn, Volunteered in 2004 and voted for MoveOn to endorse Obama  bushmeat   Feb-01-08 07:24 PM   #103 
  - No landslide  Bill Samuel   Feb-01-08 07:39 PM   #114 
  - MoveOn Vote is a Sham!  Been Fishing   Feb-01-08 06:34 PM   #89 
  - this is what we had  bambino   Feb-01-08 07:17 PM   #101 
  - I am so sick of these endorsements  RestoreGore   Feb-01-08 06:41 PM   #90 
  - Bingo! I'm sad to see Move On endorsing corporatists.  superconnected   Feb-01-08 07:12 PM   #99 
  - They better work real hard because their fundraising is gonna suck.  jlake   Feb-01-08 07:10 PM   #98 
  - Well, I just quit MoveOn n/t  qnr   Feb-01-08 07:17 PM   #102 
  - Good news nt  McHatin   Feb-01-08 07:25 PM   #104 
  - I voted for MoveOn to endorse Obama  bushmeat   Feb-01-08 07:31 PM   #111 
     - Me too. I'm surprised that the vote was not even close.  Jersey Ginny   Feb-01-08 07:53 PM   #119 
  - I left the organization today because of it.  BeatleBoot   Feb-01-08 08:05 PM   #122 
  - Who betrayed who?  jyaples   Feb-01-08 08:09 PM   #124 
  - I've been a Moveon member since its beginning and I did not  Vadem   Feb-01-08 08:13 PM   #125 
  - The Only Problem THEY Have Is So Many Of Their Members Have Been  ChiciB1   Feb-01-08 09:06 PM   #132 
  - I wish MoveOn would have had Kucinich, Richardson or Edwards to choose from  texastoast   Feb-01-08 09:16 PM   #137 
  - It did. Everyone did. The people chose the final two. There wasn't much  indie_ana_500   Feb-02-08 07:40 AM   #153 
  - Your thread title violates LBN forums rules; I echo others in that MoveOn shouldn't endorse anyone..  DRoseDARs   Feb-01-08 09:24 PM   #140 
  - Well they just lost this family.  TriMetFan   Feb-01-08 11:04 PM   #144 
  - What better way to move on from the era of their inception?  andyrowe   Feb-01-08 11:23 PM   #145 
  - They will do more harm than good.  bluestdogest   Feb-02-08 10:19 AM   #155 
  - boots on the ground  usregimechange   Feb-02-08 11:28 AM   #158 
  - that's huge..n/t  allisonthegreat   Feb-02-08 12:44 PM   #159 
  - Great news! Great organization!  David Zephyr   Feb-03-08 02:34 AM   #173 
 

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