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PassingFair Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-04-09 09:15 PM
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40. Difficult to use when you are faced with nothing but Hobson's Choices.
People who were watching were hoping
that Obama was an ALTERNATIVE to the
DLC. It is totally clear that he is
more of the same.
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  -Kaine to Become DNC Chairman 1776Forever  Jan-04-09 04:15 PM   #0 
  - I'll miss Howard Dean  JNelson6563   Jan-04-09 04:22 PM   #1 
  - As will I! A great and good man - Wish him the best! Good article link...  1776Forever   Jan-04-09 04:26 PM   #2 
  - Kaine is very conservative.  yardwork   Jan-04-09 04:36 PM   #3 
  - Sort of  VADem11   Jan-04-09 04:37 PM   #5 
  - He has very conservative views on women's rights, gay rights, etc.  yardwork   Jan-04-09 04:53 PM   #6 
  - He is anti-choice, and opposes LGBT equality  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-09 05:04 PM   #8 
  - Media Matters says he's not anti choice:  sfexpat2000   Jan-04-09 05:36 PM   #13 
     - He is a devout Catholic and campaigned as anti-choice  LostinVA   Jan-04-09 06:02 PM   #19 
        - He did not campaign as anti-choice.  NutmegYankee   Jan-04-09 06:10 PM   #22 
        - Thanks. I don't know the man. n/t  sfexpat2000   Jan-04-09 09:03 PM   #38 
           - Neither does the other poster.  NutmegYankee   Jan-04-09 09:23 PM   #43 
  - No, he is not.  NutmegYankee   Jan-04-09 05:39 PM   #14 
  - Devout Catholic = follows the German Pope  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-09 05:43 PM   #15 
  - And I presume there was supposed to a point there?  NutmegYankee   Jan-04-09 05:53 PM   #17 
  - The late Polish Pope was not a Hitlerjudgen, and he helped Jews.  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-09 05:59 PM   #18 
     - And all of that has what to do with Kaine?  NutmegYankee   Jan-04-09 06:03 PM   #20 
     - You are a profoundly biased person if you hold the current Pope accountable  Zynx   Jan-04-09 09:19 PM   #42 
        - What a filthy thing to say when  closeupready   Jan-05-09 10:05 AM   #50 
           - That has nothing whatsoever to do with the current Pope.  Zynx   Jan-06-09 09:49 AM   #59 
  - Are you still obsessed on making something of that forest metaphor?  TheWraith   Jan-04-09 06:34 PM   #27 
  - That is a bizarre and unenlightened view of Catholics.  Zynx   Jan-04-09 07:50 PM   #34 
  - We'll see. I'll be watching carefully.  yardwork   Jan-04-09 09:04 PM   #39 
  - He is a DLCer  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-04-09 06:04 PM   #21 
  - This avatar will remain there - until Obama recognizes Dean's accomplishments.  HawkeyeX   Jan-04-09 04:36 PM   #4 
  - Without Dean, 2006 would have been a GOP year  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-09 05:06 PM   #9 
  - i give up  natrat   Jan-04-09 05:03 PM   #7 
  - And manic Terry is running for VA gov.  sfexpat2000   Jan-04-09 05:09 PM   #10 
  - I have to say I like Terry very much - He is loyal you have to admit & there may be more about him  1776Forever   Jan-04-09 05:27 PM   #11 
  - If you are talking about McAwful  Pastiche423   Jan-04-09 07:43 PM   #33 
  - He is manic alright, but he is entertainment  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-09 05:45 PM   #16 
  - Va. Governor Kaine to Become DNC Chairman  tpsbmam   Jan-04-09 05:29 PM   #12 
  - I Will Definitely Miss Howard Dean!!!  politicalmajority   Jan-04-09 06:18 PM   #23 
  - Kaine is committed to the 50 state strategy  bluestateguy   Jan-04-09 06:28 PM   #24 
  - sure ,good luck with this  natrat   Jan-05-09 10:57 AM   #54 
     - politics is all about marketing and nothing to do with truth or actually helping people  natrat   Jan-05-09 10:59 AM   #55 
  - Ahhhh - the new Democratic conservative circle is almost complete  debbierlus   Jan-04-09 06:28 PM   #25 
  - Ughhh....a DLC'er  mrone2   Jan-04-09 06:31 PM   #26 
  - I tend to agree - Kaine is a very likeable person - BUT is likeablility enough?  1776Forever   Jan-04-09 06:59 PM   #28 
     - Nothing makes a DLCer likeable enough  Pastiche423   Jan-04-09 07:34 PM   #32 
        - Oh I agree - isn't it becoming obvious that the DLC Clinton era is back more and more?  1776Forever   Jan-04-09 07:56 PM   #35 
           - It was obvious to me after Obama's 1st appointment  Pastiche423   Jan-04-09 08:37 PM   #37 
  - Look. Dean gave us the power, showed us how to use it.  bemildred   Jan-04-09 07:05 PM   #29 
  - Difficult to use when you are faced with nothing but Hobson's Choices.  PassingFair   Jan-04-09 09:15 PM   #40 
     - It's not clear to me, but enjoy your gloom if it suits you.  bemildred   Jan-04-09 09:19 PM   #41 
        - I never fantasized about "white knights" or black ones, either.  PassingFair   Jan-04-09 09:25 PM   #44 
           - Well, what do you think we should do? nt  bemildred   Jan-04-09 10:26 PM   #45 
              - Keep the pressure on and speak the truth, even if it makes people uncomfortable. n/t  PassingFair   Jan-05-09 09:27 PM   #57 
                 - Agreed. nt  bemildred   Jan-05-09 09:39 PM   #58 
  - Well, see, we're getting CHANGE!  Bluebear   Jan-04-09 07:08 PM   #30 
  - Howard Dean he is not. Howard was great. He should have been asked to  MasonJar   Jan-04-09 07:09 PM   #31 
  - Hear Hear!  1776Forever   Jan-04-09 08:14 PM   #36 
  - Dean has made it clear he was not seeking re-election  MaineDem   Jan-05-09 07:32 AM   #48 
  - not my first choice, but i hope it will work out for the best  Blue_Tires   Jan-04-09 11:54 PM   #46 
  - Excellent  underpants   Jan-05-09 05:08 AM   #47 
  - great... another regressive  fascisthunter   Jan-05-09 09:23 AM   #49 
  - Anti Choice  crone   Jan-05-09 10:23 AM   #51 
  - Bleck.  Hell Hath No Fury   Jan-05-09 10:40 AM   #52 
  - I hope he serves the DNC and not the DLC  Taverner   Jan-05-09 10:53 AM   #53 
  - Great, ANOTHER HOMOPHOBIC BIGOT  dbackjon   Jan-05-09 11:09 AM   #56 

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