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depakid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-02-09 03:57 PM
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4. Never forget to use the L word
as opposed to discusing issues- or being honest about where and how some folks get their money.
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  -Ben Nelson, liberals escalate feud seafan  Aug-02-09 03:21 PM   #0 
  - Flushing these corporate whores into the daylight is a good thing.  formercia   Aug-02-09 03:28 PM   #1 
  - Ben Nelson has become republican lite......  curiousdemo   Aug-02-09 08:41 PM   #39 
     - Pretends his constituents want what he wants but he's wrong.He doesn't represent them.  bjobotts   Aug-02-09 09:37 PM   #52 
  - Nelson's brand is shot. If he acts like a health care lobbiest then...  Walk away   Aug-02-09 03:31 PM   #2 
  - Yup, move on and get out of the way  dmr   Aug-03-09 03:07 AM   #78 
  - I voted for Ben Nelson  Omaha Steve   Aug-02-09 03:49 PM   #3 
  - Keep pressuring for a progressive to end the downward spiral . ...  defendandprotect   Aug-02-09 04:40 PM   #7 
  - How Right. Pete Ricketts Makes Jim DeMint Look Moderate  DallasNE   Aug-02-09 05:10 PM   #11 
  - Like Dashle would be an improvement over Thune. We have to pick  jwirr   Aug-02-09 08:20 PM   #33 
  - They're not conservative, they're right-wing authoritarians.  SharonAnn   Aug-02-09 09:54 PM   #57 
     - I see conservatives as simply ill informed. It's our job to inform them.  JDPriestly   Aug-03-09 12:34 AM   #70 
        - +1.  annabanana   Aug-03-09 05:46 AM   #82 
        - The younger Iranian generation is a testament to the notion of being informed...  cascadiance   Aug-03-09 03:14 PM   #99 
  - Absolutely True! Here Is An Excellent Discussion And Plan To Do Just That! Federal  DaLittle Kitty   Aug-02-09 10:00 PM   #59 
  - I guess everything is relative, I could die from a bullet to the  pokercat999   Aug-03-09 06:46 AM   #83 
  - Same reason I voted for Obama.  bvar22   Aug-02-09 06:00 PM   #15 
  - Representative Government is a "Good Idea"  Moochy   Aug-03-09 09:45 AM   #93 
  - I understand that and I think we may actually be helping him get  jwirr   Aug-02-09 08:16 PM   #31 
  - Don't bet on it. In other states, they are attacking blue dogs who oppose medical  No Elephants   Aug-05-09 11:02 AM   #108 
  - I understand what you're saying, but I'm beginning to question that logic...  Iowa   Aug-02-09 09:13 PM   #48 
  - By voting for Nelson and others like him, we're "enabling" them.  SharonAnn   Aug-02-09 09:55 PM   #58 
  - BOTH Parties Are Inherently Corrupt! If This Was Not Apparent Before, Today There Can Be NO Debate!  DaLittle Kitty   Aug-02-09 10:05 PM   #60 
  - Nelson  spag68   Aug-02-09 10:19 PM   #62 
  - +1  grahamhgreen   Aug-03-09 12:42 AM   #72 
  - To Nelson: resign your seat and become a lobbyist, like the rest of the corporate hacks! n.t  groovedaddy   Aug-03-09 08:56 AM   #91 
  - I like your typo "We let DINOS get BUY with it too much"!  cascadiance   Aug-03-09 03:03 PM   #98 
  - Yup.. me too..  RoadRage   Aug-02-09 10:36 PM   #64 
  - Find a progressive to challenge Nelson in the next election.  JDPriestly   Aug-03-09 12:39 AM   #71 
  - Nebraska Democrats Did That In 2008  DallasNE   Aug-03-09 07:41 AM   #87 
  - isn't there an independent the lib/progressives can run to drum  orleans   Aug-03-09 12:54 AM   #75 
     - No..  RoadRage   Aug-04-09 10:03 PM   #106 
  - Wow! states Ins. Commissioner before he was Gov. That stinks.  JDPriestly   Aug-03-09 12:30 AM   #69 
  - Are we?  quakerboy   Aug-03-09 11:20 AM   #95 
  - What is the difference between Ben Nelson and a Republican, though?  No Elephants   Aug-05-09 10:50 AM   #107 
  - Never forget to use the L word  depakid   Aug-02-09 03:57 PM   #4 
  - Adam Green is counterproductive  karynnj   Aug-02-09 04:06 PM   #5 
  - The only chance to "win" his vote is to wake up his constitutents to his corruption.  rhett o rick   Aug-02-09 04:37 PM   #6 
  - Do we really know he is corrupt?  karynnj   Aug-02-09 08:39 PM   #38 
     - Conflict of interest is not a form of corruption?  tsuki   Aug-02-09 08:49 PM   #43 
     - Do we know there is conflict of interest?  karynnj   Aug-02-09 09:03 PM   #45 
        - If you take two million dollars from a party before a vote  tsuki   Aug-03-09 02:50 PM   #97 
           - add another quarter mil... 2.26 million according to KO last night. nt  wroberts189   Aug-04-09 07:31 PM   #105 
     - The odds are very high he is corrupt. But it doesn't matter. The important thing is he is helping th  rhett o rick   Aug-03-09 08:39 AM   #90 
  - Green obviously aims to invoke righteous anger in Nelson's CONSITITUENTS  bread_and_roses   Aug-02-09 07:14 PM   #24 
  - And tthis righteous anger will inspire them to do what?  karynnj   Aug-02-09 08:36 PM   #36 
     - I would venture to bet that your reasonable steps have already been done - and done -  bread_and_roses   Aug-03-09 04:55 AM   #80 
  - You are unfortunately probably correct in your assertions.  nevergiveup   Aug-02-09 08:19 PM   #32 
  - You're just wrong ... Nebraska may be conservative, but the ad can only provoke a voter rebellion if  thunder rising   Aug-02-09 08:32 PM   #35 
     - You have more faith in the constituents of Nebraska than I do.  nevergiveup   Aug-02-09 09:14 PM   #49 
  - This tactic has appeared to been fairly effective with  rpannier   Aug-02-09 09:10 PM   #46 
  - People Don't Understand The Unique Circumstances  DallasNE   Aug-03-09 08:04 AM   #89 
  - karynnj, if what you say is do you explain what the Repugs have  KoKo   Aug-03-09 08:59 AM   #92 
     - You are comparing RW attacks on Democrats to  karynnj   Aug-03-09 02:42 PM   #96 
        - "....that the additional breath waters down what the party stands for.".  KoKo   Aug-04-09 06:40 PM   #103 
  - Nelson should just change his party colors to corporate-GOP  UpInArms   Aug-02-09 04:49 PM   #8 
  - Nelson is a soon to be irrelevant tool. nt  bemildred   Aug-02-09 04:55 PM   #9 
  - It's being made apparent that he represents special interests over the people.  bjobotts   Aug-02-09 09:40 PM   #53 
     - This issue will bring him down as too many people want and need reform.  bjobotts   Aug-02-09 09:41 PM   #54 
        - On this issue you're either for corporate interests or the people's interests.  bjobotts   Aug-02-09 09:42 PM   #55 
  - He's got to go. Join Lieberman and get lost.  Faygo Kid   Aug-02-09 05:09 PM   #10 
  - he's from Nebraska, not Colorado...  paulk   Aug-02-09 07:31 PM   #26 
  - Ben Nelson is just like any other Republican.  New Dawn   Aug-02-09 05:18 PM   #12 
  - That's awesome! We need to get shills like Nelson out of the party.  Tutankhamun   Aug-02-09 05:32 PM   #13 
  - Kicked  Iwillnevergiveup   Aug-02-09 05:34 PM   #14 
  - Can Dr. Dean Take Over Our Party Again, Please?  MannyGoldstein   Aug-02-09 06:04 PM   #16 
  - Sigh....  Eric68601   Aug-02-09 06:06 PM   #17 
  - Voting for the lesser of two evils is no disgrace!  CLANG   Aug-02-09 07:18 PM   #25 
  - Voting for the lesser of two evils results in EVIL (n/t)  ProudDad   Aug-02-09 09:11 PM   #47 
     - Exactly!  Iowa   Aug-02-09 09:18 PM   #50 
     - Well said. nt  grahamhgreen   Aug-03-09 12:44 AM   #73 
     - so does voting for neither  CLANG   Aug-03-09 04:41 PM   #100 
     - And how is that exactly?  ProudDad   Aug-04-09 01:09 AM   #102 
     - Which makes voting for the "good' in the primary over evil that much more important!  cascadiance   Aug-03-09 05:13 PM   #101 
  - Run! Fricken RUN yourself!  PassingFair   Aug-02-09 08:00 PM   #30 
  - PUPPETS WHO Will Do The Bidding Of The Corporate Benefactors Who FINANCE Their Campaigns  DaLittle Kitty   Aug-02-09 10:13 PM   #61 
  - How does Nelson vote that is different from how a Republican votes?  No Elephants   Aug-05-09 11:56 AM   #110 
  - I am REALLY GLAD....  bvar22   Aug-02-09 06:08 PM   #18 
  - And Wellstone would have understood the need to be careful in states  jwirr   Aug-02-09 08:31 PM   #34 
     - oh yeah, like MN is a bastion of liberal policy.  thunder rising   Aug-02-09 08:36 PM   #37 
     - It was until recently. And that is why he was so popular. We are here and  jwirr   Aug-02-09 08:44 PM   #42 
     - The legislature is controlled by the DFL as are all the Contsitutional offices  dflprincess   Aug-02-09 09:01 PM   #44 
     - What?  TheCML   Aug-02-09 11:12 PM   #66 
     - Thanks  emmadoggy   Aug-02-09 11:37 PM   #67 
     - red state / blue state = red herring  western mass   Aug-03-09 01:32 AM   #77 
  - Nelson is a fraud...nt  and-justice-for-all   Aug-02-09 06:29 PM   #19 
  - DON'T JUST SIT THERE---WRITE A NOTE TO SENATOR BEN NELSON ON HC!!  nikto   Aug-02-09 06:31 PM   #20 
  - I send this SOB an email regularly and get a form letter back.  newfie11   Aug-03-09 07:03 AM   #84 
  - How dare Nelson hold national health care reform hostage for his special interests  dpbrown   Aug-02-09 06:32 PM   #21 
  - Bring the heat, it's time to boil the frog  sasquatch   Aug-02-09 06:53 PM   #22 
  - Deleted. nt  Snotcicles   Aug-02-09 07:04 PM   #23 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-02-09 07:36 PM   #27 
  - Excellent . The truth is never wrong  MisterK   Aug-02-09 07:51 PM   #28 
  - Shouldn't Max Baucus be getting the same treatment?  scarletwoman   Aug-02-09 07:59 PM   #29 
  - It seems like Baucus should be getting it even worse.  Frank Booth   Aug-02-09 10:28 PM   #63 
  - I emailed his office  Beavker   Aug-02-09 08:41 PM   #40 
  - Garbage Humans  GenCobra   Aug-02-09 08:43 PM   #41 
  - Nelson is not in the center  The Wizard   Aug-02-09 09:31 PM   #51 
  - Nelson is of the same genus as Tauzin.  jeanmarc   Aug-02-09 09:53 PM   #56 
  - replace Nelson with a real democrat  WillYourVoteBCounted   Aug-02-09 10:55 PM   #65 
  - He'd have been a moderate Republican in the 1970's  HughMoran   Aug-03-09 12:16 AM   #68 
  - Now, now, I'm sure Sen Nelson can find a way to quietly pocket the 2 mil and VOTE FOR SINGLE PAYER!  grahamhgreen   Aug-03-09 12:49 AM   #74 
  - But theres more  newfie11   Aug-03-09 07:05 AM   #85 
  - Money outweighs votes  Plucketeer   Aug-03-09 01:02 AM   #76 
  - I just made a donation to Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC),  GreenTea   Aug-03-09 03:12 AM   #79 
  - Thanks for this link. I just added it to my favorites, and  old mark   Aug-03-09 05:44 AM   #81 
  - Nelson's gotta have an insurance money trail. Disgusting.  mother earth   Aug-03-09 07:32 AM   #86 
  - What an incredibly dumb thing to say.. he will kill a bill out of spite?  DCBob   Aug-03-09 07:45 AM   #88 
  - This is what republicans are incapable of doing, and we should be proud.  lxlxlxl   Aug-03-09 10:29 AM   #94 
  - What I don't get is how phonies like Nelson can live with themselves.  Zorra   Aug-04-09 07:03 PM   #104 
  - I sure hope it is horrible to be anyone who opposes medical insurance reform.  No Elephants   Aug-05-09 11:53 AM   #109 
  - Support Democracy for America (Dean) and/or Progressive Change Campaign Committee (Green)  No Elephants   Aug-05-09 12:01 PM   #111 

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