You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #94: That's a hell of a thinking process you've got there, partner. [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU
JackRiddler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-28-09 10:43 PM
Response to Reply #29
94. That's a hell of a thinking process you've got there, partner.
Thank you very much for taking the time to set it down for us. You can rightly ignore the kneebiting!
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
  -Chavez accuses U.S. of coup role as ties restored Zorro  Jun-28-09 01:34 PM   #0 
  - I thought Zelaya just said that the US is the only reason he's still alive and that the coup failed.  imdjh   Jun-28-09 01:35 PM   #1 
  - Because Chavez is an anti-American demagogue.  geek tragedy   Jun-28-09 01:43 PM   #4 
  - Chavez IS an American. nt  Peace Patriot   Jun-28-09 02:29 PM   #16 
  - Shit is hitting the fan and you want to play word games. Cute. nt  imdjh   Jun-28-09 03:05 PM   #23 
  - It's not a word game. I mean it. The use of the word "American" to mean only us  Peace Patriot   Jun-28-09 04:50 PM   #35 
     - Chavez believes in democracy?  SkyDaddy7   Jun-28-09 05:11 PM   #40 
     - really!  BuddhaGirl   Jun-28-09 07:09 PM   #74 
     - oh yes you are  fascisthunter   Jun-29-09 01:39 PM   #116 
     - Sounds like it  ProudDad   Jun-29-09 06:36 PM   #123 
        - Chavez believes in pro-Chazez Democracy  vincent_vega_lives   Jul-06-09 11:00 AM   #157 
     - We're Americans because it's the traditional short form for our country.  imdjh   Jun-28-09 05:22 PM   #44 
     - Right, and we settled a vast empty continent. n/t  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 05:30 PM   #47 
     - Because your thought follows mine like morning follows aquarium. nt  imdjh   Jun-28-09 05:35 PM   #48 
     - Slowly: we "settled a vast empty continent" just as this nation  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 05:41 PM   #50 
        - No, America is the traditional short form for USA, and North America is the continent  imdjh   Jun-28-09 05:51 PM   #54 
           - My post is why "America" is short form, not the other way around.  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 05:53 PM   #55 
              - You flatter yourself.  imdjh   Jun-28-09 06:01 PM   #56 
              - It's just like "Mexico" is the short form for  subcomhd   Jun-28-09 06:21 PM   #60 
                 - The vast empty continent thing is from modernist novels like Gatsby  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 06:34 PM   #63 
                 - The US was more densly populated than Europe in 1492.  Dr.Phool   Jun-28-09 06:54 PM   #68 
                    - the Spanish didn't arrive in the "United States" until the 1500s  Bacchus39   Jun-28-09 07:07 PM   #72 
                    - I doubt it too, but her/his point is still valid  subcomhd   Jun-28-09 07:29 PM   #81 
                       - who ever said the continent was empty?? n/t  Bacchus39   Jun-28-09 10:29 PM   #91 
                       - Until the last few decades  subcomhd   Jun-28-09 11:12 PM   #98 
                          - Let's walk through this mythical school I never attended and book I never read  imdjh   Jun-29-09 12:09 PM   #111 
                             - Here you go.  subcomhd   Jun-29-09 02:47 PM   #120 
                             - His primary complaint is that these books are US history books  imdjh   Jun-29-09 06:25 PM   #122 
                             - he gives specific examples of the 'vast empty continent'  subcomhd   Jun-29-09 07:28 PM   #126 
                             - American History: A Survey, 1987 edition. (a high school textbook)  subcomhd   Jun-29-09 08:07 PM   #127 
                             - delete wrong position in thread  imdjh   Jun-29-09 08:36 PM   #128 
                             - delete wrong position in thread  imdjh   Jun-29-09 08:37 PM   #129 
                             - What's wrong with that statement?  imdjh   Jun-29-09 08:38 PM   #130 
                             - it is false  subcomhd   Jun-29-09 08:43 PM   #132 
                             - It is not false.  imdjh   Jun-29-09 08:58 PM   #135 
                             - nobody said "not inhabited"  subcomhd   Jun-29-09 09:07 PM   #137 
                             - "stood empty of mankind" means not inhabited.  imdjh   Jun-29-09 09:17 PM   #138 
                             - well, those weren't my words  subcomhd   Jun-29-09 09:20 PM   #139 
                             - Let's have a little continuity here.  imdjh   Jun-29-09 09:37 PM   #142 
                             - Then it would still be wrong  subcomhd   Jun-29-09 09:43 PM   #143 
                             - Jesus fucking Christ, do you not pay attention at all?  imdjh   Jun-29-09 09:55 PM   #144 
                             - can you read?  subcomhd   Jun-29-09 09:59 PM   #145 
                             - Before them too. It's referring to a period before HUMAN colonization of the Americas.  imdjh   Jun-29-09 10:09 PM   #146 
                             - 20,000 years ago?  subcomhd   Jun-29-09 10:16 PM   #147 
                             - Give or take, yes.  imdjh   Jun-29-09 10:43 PM   #148 
                             - you are debating yourself  subcomhd   Jun-29-09 11:02 PM   #149 
                             - you are right about one thing  subcomhd   Jun-29-09 08:44 PM   #133 
                             - Why isn't this threading properly?  imdjh   Jun-29-09 08:39 PM   #131 
                       - North America remains vast and empty even today  Zorro   Jun-28-09 11:04 PM   #97 
                       - Having driven from Austin to Los Angeles, I'll have to agree LOL  subcomhd   Jun-28-09 11:16 PM   #99 
                       - I love that- the particulars aren't valid but the point is still valid  imdjh   Jun-29-09 12:11 PM   #113 
                    - Bigger than Europe? I don' know. Warning about Pop. Numbers  subcomhd   Jun-28-09 07:24 PM   #80 
                    - That's ridiculous.  Odin2005   Jun-28-09 11:20 PM   #101 
                    - delete  subcomhd   Jun-28-09 11:46 PM   #104 
                    - Of course it is. And you're a racist.  imdjh   Jun-29-09 10:22 AM   #109 
                       - Ack, remember to use the sarcasm smiley, LOL!  Odin2005   Jun-29-09 02:51 PM   #121 
                          - Something no one mentions in the "European diseases" complaint  imdjh   Jun-29-09 08:52 PM   #134 
                             - I would like to see this events in a chronological order  AlphaCentauri   Jun-30-09 08:28 PM   #150 
                                - Which events?  imdjh   Jun-30-09 09:08 PM   #154 
                    - Yes, and how this land was seen by the colonizers can still be tracked  EFerrari   Jul-01-09 01:55 AM   #155 
     - you REALLY think they spoke SPANISH in  vincent_vega_lives   Jul-06-09 11:02 AM   #158 
     - yep, that's what we call ourselves. maybe others can suggest an alternative  Bacchus39   Jun-28-09 07:10 PM   #76 
     - This all got started at some conference in Spain years ago  imdjh   Jun-29-09 11:53 AM   #110 
     - The non-specific is implicit  ProudDad   Jun-29-09 06:38 PM   #124 
     - Oh geez, you are making a big deal with what is just an English vs. Spanish vocab issue  Odin2005   Jun-28-09 06:38 PM   #65 
  - Doesn't he realize that we are on his side...* is gone.  Xenotime   Jun-28-09 09:12 PM   #86 
  - Let's see! We know that the good old USA backed the illegal coup  MasonJar   Jun-28-09 02:34 PM   #17 
     - John Kerry is doing it  AlphaCentauri   Jun-28-09 02:43 PM   #21 
     - Obama's people are backing Zelaya but the fact remains  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 05:19 PM   #41 
  - Link, please.  JackRiddler   Jun-28-09 02:13 PM   #11 
  - links  imdjh   Jun-28-09 03:12 PM   #24 
  - That was yesterday. And it's hard to know what's going on, as to U.S. involvement.  Peace Patriot   Jun-28-09 04:18 PM   #31 
     - thanks, PP for all these great insights.  bbgrunt   Jun-28-09 06:03 PM   #57 
     - Anyone checked on the whereabouts  ProudDad   Jun-29-09 06:43 PM   #125 
     - Please point to the part of the Honduran Constitution that oppresses the poor.  Common Sense Party   Jun-30-09 08:37 PM   #153 
  - Chavez is nothing if not predictable.  cali   Jun-28-09 01:40 PM   #2 
  - Whereas the CIA is what?  JackRiddler   Jun-28-09 10:26 PM   #89 
     - thinking that the CIA is behind every nefarious act is really no  cali   Jul-01-09 04:39 AM   #156 
  - Hugo and his DU flunkies can go to hell. n/t  geek tragedy   Jun-28-09 01:41 PM   #3 
  - Long live Hugo and the revolution  mudplanet   Jun-28-09 01:58 PM   #5 
  - Including Zelaya?  Cerridwen   Jun-28-09 02:08 PM   #8 
  - So that's where the rightwing talking point came from--that the referendum was  Peace Patriot   Jun-28-09 05:00 PM   #36 
  - The parasites hate a traitor almost as much as they despise "little people", n/t  Greyhound   Jun-29-09 04:57 AM   #106 
  - Hear hear  DainBramaged   Jun-28-09 03:54 PM   #28 
  - But it is more likely that you will.  Joe Chi Minh   Jun-28-09 04:20 PM   #32 
  - You guys kill me.  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 05:07 PM   #39 
     - Drama queen. nt  imdjh   Jun-28-09 05:40 PM   #49 
        - That was humor, son.  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 05:42 PM   #51 
  - If the CIA had been behind the Venezuela coup, Chavez would be dead  Hippo_Tron   Jun-28-09 02:02 PM   #6 
  - He's not dead because the firing squad refused to fire. n/t  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 05:05 PM   #37 
  - The CIA isn't all powerful -Or Castro would be dead  subcomhd   Jun-28-09 10:56 PM   #96 
     - Unless the CIA actually wants Castro alive.  imdjh   Jun-29-09 12:14 PM   #114 
  - Why that's just ridiculous,  Dr.Phool   Jun-28-09 02:07 PM   #7 
  - a nod to Dr.Phool (n/t)  bread_and_roses   Jun-28-09 04:24 PM   #33 
  - I know! What a kidder, that Chavez.  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 05:06 PM   #38 
     - their grudge against this man for political reasons keeps them ignorant  fascisthunter   Jun-29-09 01:41 PM   #117 
  - Its always seems to be someone else's fault  RandomThoughts   Jun-28-09 02:11 PM   #9 
  - Platitudes and a Twilight Zone episode.  JackRiddler   Jun-28-09 02:16 PM   #13 
  - Yea it didn't really fit, I was somewhere else, took it out.  RandomThoughts   Jun-28-09 02:38 PM   #19 
     - You're welcome!  JackRiddler   Jun-28-09 10:27 PM   #90 
  - The referendum had NOTHING TO DO WITH TERM LIMITS!  Peace Patriot   Jun-28-09 02:28 PM   #15 
  - Good point, I will fix statement to match better.  RandomThoughts   Jun-28-09 02:35 PM   #18 
  - "For godssakes, QUESTION AUTHORITY!"  proteus_lives   Jun-28-09 10:04 PM   #88 
     - ? Chavez has gotten worse and worse over the years.  RandomThoughts   Jun-28-09 10:34 PM   #92 
     - You'd think people would get exhausted, being so consistently wrong.  EFerrari   Jun-29-09 09:22 PM   #140 
  - If you look at a map of Latin American, you'll be hard pressed to find  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 05:49 PM   #53 
     - Yes, for many years the US economic interest put pressure on many countries.  RandomThoughts   Jun-28-09 10:36 PM   #93 
  - Right after we support the good guys and denounce the RW coup in Honduras. Idiot!  Odin2005   Jun-28-09 02:11 PM   #10 
  - Who is "we"?  JackRiddler   Jun-28-09 02:15 PM   #12 
  - IIRC that is why Obama got Panella (sp?) in there, instead of an insider.  Odin2005   Jun-28-09 02:38 PM   #20 
     - My opinion Leon Panetta was not a "civilian."  Peace Patriot   Jun-28-09 03:55 PM   #29 
        - I agree with that, Peace Patriot.  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 05:46 PM   #52 
        - LOL, take off that tin foil hat.  Odin2005   Jun-28-09 06:26 PM   #62 
        - Such a sad and ignorant, reflexive response.  JackRiddler   Jun-28-09 10:44 PM   #95 
        - That's a hell of a thinking process you've got there, partner.  JackRiddler   Jun-28-09 10:43 PM   #94 
        - Yep....  WriteDown   Jun-29-09 12:11 PM   #112 
  - Oscar Arias also condemned the RW coup. Is he a "big attention whore"?  Peace Patriot   Jun-28-09 03:02 PM   #22 
  - A "referendum that would have allowed for his re-election." That is NOT true!  Peace Patriot   Jun-28-09 02:24 PM   #14 
  - referendum was to convene assemblies to discuss re-writing the Constitution  ohio2007   Jun-28-09 04:05 PM   #30 
     - The referendum would have changed NOTHING. It was an advisory vote.  Peace Patriot   Jun-28-09 05:25 PM   #45 
        - but ...why do they even CONSIDER the NEED to review the constitution unless "change' is wanted ?  ohio2007   Jun-28-09 07:37 PM   #83 
  - I wonder if he just says these things to get a rise out of the administration?  timeforpeace   Jun-28-09 03:18 PM   #25 
  - Why are  iandhr   Jun-28-09 03:48 PM   #26 
  - Venezuela's Chavez praises Ahmadinejad's "great victory"  ohio2007   Jun-28-09 03:50 PM   #27 
  - Thank you. I really wish Chavez would just stfu already, stupid obnoxious clown. nt  DRoseDARs   Jun-28-09 04:37 PM   #34 
  - You have no idea what you're talking about, as usual. n/t  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 05:20 PM   #42 
  - there they are hugging each other. where was Chavez on Iran's election?  Bacchus39   Jun-28-09 06:24 PM   #61 
  - Ugh!  BuddhaGirl   Jun-28-09 07:17 PM   #78 
  - Too soon to tell  Simplyaverage   Jun-28-09 05:21 PM   #43 
  - Except the M.O. is just like what they did to Haiti.  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 05:29 PM   #46 
  - Well, I would say that Chavez has a lot more information than we do,  Peace Patriot   Jun-28-09 06:07 PM   #58 
     - Chavez saw the hand of the US behind the Iranian protests, too  Zorro   Jun-28-09 06:21 PM   #59 
        - You mean that destabilization in Iran for which there was a $4 million budget.  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 06:36 PM   #64 
           - So how about pointing out the $4M line item in the budget  Zorro   Jun-28-09 06:44 PM   #66 
              - Reallly. n/t  Cha   Jun-28-09 06:51 PM   #67 
              - Our national policy was destabilization.  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 07:08 PM   #73 
              - This was widely reported and among others, by Sy Hersh.  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 07:04 PM   #71 
                 - You made the assertion, you have the burden of proof  Zorro   Jun-28-09 07:09 PM   #75 
                    - I have long since divested myself of any burden of proof  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 07:12 PM   #77 
                    - So you're just making shit up, then  Zorro   Jun-28-09 07:19 PM   #79 
                       - Nope. You're not reading your own thread. Par for the course.  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 07:33 PM   #82 
                       - If you can't defend your assertion  Zorro   Jun-28-09 08:16 PM   #85 
                       - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-29-09 01:47 PM   #119 
                    - SY said Iran was going to be invaded in June 2003,  ohio2007   Jun-28-09 07:40 PM   #84 
                       - No he didn't, just saying. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Jun-29-09 09:54 AM   #107 
  - Is United Fruit involved?  MaineDem   Jun-28-09 06:56 PM   #69 
  - Nice dangling participle at the beginning of the first sentence.  IntravenousDemilo   Jun-28-09 07:02 PM   #70 
  - Chavez threatens military action over Honduras coup ( INVASION )  ohio2007   Jun-28-09 09:27 PM   #87 
  - They kidnapped his ambassador.  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 11:19 PM   #100 
     - Zelaya is not coming back. So Chavez should STFU. Big Chicken Chavez invading  SuperTrouper   Jun-28-09 11:36 PM   #102 
        - Did you read my post? Nobody is going to invade anyone.  EFerrari   Jun-28-09 11:41 PM   #103 
  - How come Obama still has the School of the Americas running full blast?  IndianaGreen   Jun-29-09 12:05 AM   #105 
  - Some decisions are made at a much higher level. nt  imdjh   Jun-29-09 10:10 AM   #108 
  - Like we are not living in a democracy? n/t  AlphaCentauri   Jun-30-09 08:35 PM   #152 
  - That's easy....  WriteDown   Jun-29-09 12:40 PM   #115 
  - Wouldn't it be great if this was the  subcomhd   Jun-29-09 09:28 PM   #141 
  - most who read news rather than eat the corporate trash knew about this  fascisthunter   Jun-29-09 01:44 PM   #118 
  - What was the US Air Force doing in Honduras on the weekend of the coup?  IndianaGreen   Jun-29-09 09:04 PM   #136 
  - It's possible, but i don't see enough evidence yet  Adir Pykhtin   Jun-30-09 08:35 PM   #151 

Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC