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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-04-09 11:44 AM
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13. Of course the Republicans are going to oppose this. They are currenty the opposition party. It's
Edited on Wed Feb-04-09 11:46 AM by No Elephants
their job to oppose. Dems have to let them succeed, though. Kerry is right. Dems need to ignore them and pass what Dems think will work. That's the job of the majority party.
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  -Obama to Lawmakers: Remember Which Ideas Won the Election sabra  Feb-04-09 11:07 AM   #0 
  - THANK YOU!  Beetwasher   Feb-04-09 11:11 AM   #1 
  - I agree--we need to hear more of this from him  yurbud   Feb-04-09 07:36 PM   #63 
  - Elections have consequences ... isn't that what they told US for 8 years?  Sydnie   Feb-04-09 11:12 AM   #2 
  - Sure they said that elections had consequences -- but they didn't include one consequence:  damntexdem   Feb-04-09 12:42 PM   #18 
  - Bill Clinton could never make that argument  bluestateguy   Feb-04-09 11:17 AM   #3 
  - Obama's the first President in 20 years to win election with a majority of votes.  argyl   Feb-04-09 01:05 PM   #22 
  - The bipartisan argument is now being used against Obama.  BlueCaliDem   Feb-04-09 01:48 PM   #30 
  - We are going to have to call him Cool Hand Obama  liberal N proud   Feb-04-09 11:17 AM   #4 
  - Though, he doesn't know when to say it.  geek tragedy   Feb-04-09 11:28 AM   #8 
     - He was giving them a chance to play ball  liberal N proud   Feb-04-09 01:57 PM   #32 
     - You know, DU really needs you.  TheWraith   Feb-04-09 02:15 PM   #36 
        - but he has a point  paulk   Feb-04-09 02:45 PM   #45 
           - "Obama's attempts at bipartisanship are so far a failure,"  AlbertCat   Feb-04-09 02:51 PM   #48 
              - one can hope that Obama realizes his error  paulk   Feb-04-09 03:05 PM   #51 
  - Good for you President Obama, lets hope all the DEM's speak out loud and  Jefferson23   Feb-04-09 11:18 AM   #5 
  - Obama is repeating the point Kerry's been making. Time for MORE Dems to show up on news shows  blm   Feb-04-09 02:21 PM   #38 
  - Hope it does some good. But I'm not optomistic. Those friggin'  acmavm   Feb-04-09 11:23 AM   #6 
  - Exactly! BushDemDogs are the problem, not repubs. BushDemDogs are weakening  BlueCaliDem   Feb-04-09 01:52 PM   #31 
  - About freaking time. Should have said this three weeks ago.  geek tragedy   Feb-04-09 11:24 AM   #7 
  - Obama is realizing that you cannot work with the GOP.  anonymous171   Feb-04-09 11:31 AM   #9 
  - Proof that no matter how smart someone is, they always  geek tragedy   Feb-04-09 11:32 AM   #10 
  - Yet, he just appointed Gregg and helped Gregg cut a deal with the Govenor of NH re: appointing a  No Elephants   Feb-04-09 11:43 AM   #12 
  - I'm talking about Congress and legislation, not cabinet positions.  anonymous171   Feb-04-09 11:53 AM   #14 
  - Not sure about this biting us in 2010 ...  SomeGuyInEagan   Feb-04-09 02:04 PM   #33 
  - I figure there are decent reasons for it.  Igel   Feb-04-09 11:53 AM   #15 
  - Lets see how she votes. I have a feeling  sallyseven   Feb-04-09 02:48 PM   #46 
  - Which makes him a whole lot smarter than many of the Dems  JerseygirlCT   Feb-04-09 03:36 PM   #55 
  - The only reason I'm skeptical  Beavker   Feb-04-09 11:34 AM   #11 
  - Of course the Republicans are going to oppose this. They are currenty the opposition party. It's  No Elephants   Feb-04-09 11:44 AM   #13 
  - the GOP are not playing ball  Rosa Luxemburg   Feb-04-09 12:19 PM   #17 
  - Furious the votes against $25B infrastructure amendment, after media blitz they wanted it.  MarjorieG   Feb-04-09 12:15 PM   #16 
  - I'd just like to add to approval.  eyepaddle   Feb-04-09 12:59 PM   #19 
  - FINALLY! Say it LOUD, Say it OFTEN President Obama!  ccinamon   Feb-04-09 12:59 PM   #20 
  - Ahhh, he rejects them. But does he DENOUNCE them?  FlyingSquirrel   Feb-04-09 03:31 PM   #54 
  - Americans did vote and they voted overwhelmingly  humbled_opinion   Feb-04-09 01:04 PM   #21 
  - Republican Lawmakers to Obama: So? nt  thereismore   Feb-04-09 01:06 PM   #23 
  - Assuming Obama can keep on task, Congress can't resist the bully pulpit.  backscatter712   Feb-04-09 01:18 PM   #26 
  - AAAAAND OBAMA'S BACK ON HIS FEET!!!  backscatter712   Feb-04-09 01:12 PM   #24 
  - Don't ever forget  Pierre.Suave   Feb-04-09 01:13 PM   #25 
  - What an effective poli  mentalslavery   Feb-04-09 01:25 PM   #27 
  - Excellent post!  EraOfResponsibility   Feb-04-09 02:58 PM   #49 
  - Excuse me Mr President but practice what you preach.  Ganja Ninja   Feb-04-09 01:27 PM   #28 
  - +1  Brucie Kibbutz   Feb-04-09 02:08 PM   #35 
  - Yes but  tonycinla   Feb-04-09 01:28 PM   #29 
  - Let's hope Obama is approaching this as a fencer or a boxer  starroute   Feb-04-09 02:08 PM   #34 
  - He's a fan of Ali & from what I read he's also an avid Chess player...  WePurrsevere   Feb-04-09 02:33 PM   #41 
     - I hope that you're right about that.  BlueMTexpat   Feb-04-09 03:45 PM   #57 
  - It's about time...  StillHopingForChange   Feb-04-09 02:21 PM   #37 
  - get his back at the local RW talk stations that do the groundwork for  certainot   Feb-04-09 02:29 PM   #39 
  - Well, let's see some of "those ideas" pushed and fucking implemented.  pattmarty   Feb-04-09 02:30 PM   #40 
  - "fucking implemented"?  dothemath   Feb-04-09 08:18 PM   #64 
  - I don't remember voting for more tax cuts for the rich.  Romulox   Feb-04-09 02:34 PM   #42 
  - Dear Mr. Prez: Tell your Senate to invoke the nuclear option, and the repugs to place their heads  Zorra   Feb-04-09 02:38 PM   #43 
  - So get the senate to put some teeth in that comment  ooglymoogly   Feb-04-09 02:45 PM   #44 
  - Folks, Obama is doing just fine.  Rob Gregory Browne   Feb-04-09 02:49 PM   #47 
  - BINGO!!!!!!!!!! nt  The Hope Mobile   Feb-04-09 03:02 PM   #50 
  - FUCK YEAH!  Zhade   Feb-04-09 03:12 PM   #52 
  - I want to see Obama start getting mad.  jillan   Feb-04-09 03:19 PM   #53 
  - The framing of the election as a victory of IDEAS  BelgianMadCow   Feb-04-09 03:41 PM   #56 
  - If he has to keep telling them this he's not winning. He needs to speak directly to the people to  craigmatic   Feb-04-09 03:47 PM   #58 
  - I hope Harry Ass Reid was listening  santamargarita   Feb-04-09 03:47 PM   #59 
  - Seriously this country is fed up the redneck agenda  EndersDame   Feb-04-09 03:56 PM   #60 
  - It is nice to see Dems with Balls!  EndersDame   Feb-04-09 03:59 PM   #61 
  - Citizens to Obama- Same To You.  Prisoner_Number_Six   Feb-04-09 04:05 PM   #62 
 

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