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wordpix Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-18-09 07:17 PM
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77. good news, sock it to the timid Dems who take labor for granted
it's about the people, stupid, and not about your puppetmasters giving you campaign donations.
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  -Labor Warns Dems: We'll Sit Out Election If You Oppose Public Plan kpete  Aug-18-09 04:44 PM   #0 
  - We MIGHT have reached critical mass  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-18-09 04:45 PM   #1 
  - Labor Unions have always been the backbone of the Dems (NT)  louis c   Aug-18-09 07:15 PM   #76 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-18-09 11:13 PM   #165 
  - Well, other than 1972, when they fucked us over for no reason  Ken Burch   Aug-25-09 08:53 PM   #273 
  - The truth is we need unions and if MEDICARE is "socialism," I say bring it on . .!!!!  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:02 PM   #156 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-18-09 11:16 PM   #173 
  - Lots of RimJob Bots here today  saigon68   Aug-19-09 06:32 AM   #220 
  - You are absolutely right.  marew   Aug-19-09 09:13 AM   #231 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-18-09 11:13 PM   #164 
  - OK....Mr. " I came out of a mine which has no light" Trumka...  HDPaulG   Aug-19-09 12:52 AM   #195 
  - Without EFCA or the public option, what we have left is the Republican agenda  Ken Burch   Aug-19-09 03:26 AM   #202 
     - Exactly.  Q3JR4   Aug-19-09 04:57 AM   #212 
        - Er..  kenfrequed   Aug-19-09 09:11 AM   #230 
  - VERY glad, not to mention relieved, that we're FINALLY getting some muscular pushback!  calimary   Aug-19-09 01:40 AM   #199 
  - if there's no public option and no EFCA, there';s no reason for any worker to vote Democratic  Ken Burch   Aug-19-09 03:24 AM   #201 
  - Of course, why not?  Indydem   Aug-18-09 04:46 PM   #2 
  - Yeah well... power corrupts, right?  redqueen   Aug-18-09 04:47 PM   #4 
  - Yea that's my take on it  Hippo_Tron   Aug-18-09 11:14 PM   #168 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-18-09 11:16 PM   #175 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-18-09 11:14 PM   #170 
  - That somewhat reminds me...  WriteDown   Aug-18-09 04:55 PM   #7 
  - what are you readin?  d_b   Aug-18-09 05:04 PM   #8 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-18-09 11:15 PM   #172 
  - Is this one of those strongly pro-labor posts of yours that you once told me to search for?  No Elephants   Aug-18-09 05:18 PM   #13 
  - Union labor and leadership are often at odds....  WriteDown   Aug-18-09 05:19 PM   #14 
     - Please let me know when you make one of tthose really strong pro-labor posts.  No Elephants   Aug-19-09 08:38 AM   #229 
        - Keep searching, they're pretty common.  WriteDown   Aug-19-09 11:09 AM   #241 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-18-09 06:19 PM   #46 
  - I'm sure it is restive. nt.  WriteDown   Aug-18-09 06:32 PM   #52 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-18-09 11:14 PM   #171 
  - Union members are crooks?  Stevepol   Aug-18-09 05:10 PM   #10 
  - ANOTHER THING  dotymed   Aug-18-09 05:59 PM   #24 
  - Hey there, my Union Bro/Sis!  Left Brain   Aug-18-09 06:43 PM   #58 
  - Paid vacations and sick days  dflprincess   Aug-18-09 08:08 PM   #95 
  - And everything has been getting reversed for our children as unions have been attacked . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 10:57 PM   #152 
  - I agree  Third Doctor   Aug-18-09 11:21 PM   #180 
  - Please don't flame me, but ...  Kweli4Real   Aug-19-09 01:31 PM   #251 
     - That's a valid observation.  Ken Burch   Aug-25-09 09:01 PM   #276 
  - I still have lots of 100 hr weeks and have to work a lot of Saturdays  cui bono   Aug-18-09 10:34 PM   #139 
  - Yep, my grandfather was an organizer for the IWW, and I'm proud to  mbperrin   Aug-18-09 10:59 PM   #153 
  - My Dad was a Union Carpenter...!!!  TankLV   Aug-18-09 08:53 PM   #107 
  - If it weren't for unions  katkat   Aug-18-09 10:04 PM   #127 
  - It's amazing how much history people forget - or are never taught.  gtar100   Aug-18-09 10:21 PM   #133 
  - So true . . . but the right wing propaganda has been very effective . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 10:55 PM   #151 
  - Reagan's "Dumbing Down Of America" really worked!  Hubert Flottz   Aug-19-09 05:45 AM   #215 
  - If it weren't for the unions  Enthusiast   Aug-19-09 04:34 AM   #205 
  - my dads a retired carpenter...  unapatriciated   Aug-19-09 07:15 AM   #223 
  - Lovely post. I wish I could rec it seperately. nt  Christa   Aug-19-09 07:38 AM   #225 
  - Just look at the people denigrating the Unions on this thread  Grinchie   Aug-18-09 06:09 PM   #31 
  - way ahead of you..  frylock   Aug-18-09 06:33 PM   #54 
  - You can  Zodiak   Aug-18-09 10:06 PM   #128 
     - Thanks! That saves from logging off and back on (only occasionally when the topic is good) nt  glitch   Aug-19-09 10:06 AM   #234 
     - good info!  frylock   Aug-20-09 05:56 PM   #269 
  - I've been on to a couple of them  fascisthunter   Aug-18-09 07:49 PM   #86 
  - There is no way these people are Democrats. They are republican trolls.  avaistheone1   Aug-18-09 10:43 PM   #141 
  - Democrats are not anti-labor.  Enthusiast   Aug-19-09 04:36 AM   #206 
     - Correct.  avaistheone1   Aug-19-09 01:36 PM   #252 
  - they're [probably freepers, anyhoo  wordpix   Aug-26-09 07:54 PM   #279 
  - Right wing has always tried to make them "crooks" . . . infiltration by organized crime . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 10:52 PM   #149 
  - Yes, of course they are, what kind of liberal ARE you, anyway!  billyoc   Aug-19-09 11:11 AM   #242 
  - I doubt the salaries of  shimmergal   Aug-19-09 11:20 AM   #244 
  - I don't care what their reasons are, as long as they support public option.  No Elephants   Aug-18-09 05:17 PM   #11 
  - As a Union Carpenter  dotymed   Aug-18-09 06:10 PM   #35 
     - Go Union!  cap   Aug-18-09 06:51 PM   #66 
     - "Be a Rethug shill?" Did you even read my post and Reply #2, to which I was responding?  No Elephants   Aug-19-09 08:35 AM   #228 
     - That's so awesome. Thanks for sharing!  Zhade   Aug-20-09 07:46 PM   #270 
  - or, the viewpoint of an actual union member  pasto76   Aug-18-09 05:22 PM   #15 
  - I'm with you on that, Pasto76...  GoddessOfGuinness   Aug-18-09 05:54 PM   #20 
  - Your damn right we are not folks that can be pushed into anything.  LiberalFighter   Aug-18-09 06:16 PM   #42 
  - HEY!!! Please tell them to start calling our Democrats to demonstrate--!!!  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:00 PM   #154 
  - What makes you say that is the reason  Juche   Aug-18-09 05:23 PM   #16 
  - Your Anti Union rant is pretty obvious -- Why are you here?  Grinchie   Aug-18-09 06:07 PM   #29 
  - That is not how it works. And they sure as hell don't get billions and billions.  LiberalFighter   Aug-18-09 06:09 PM   #34 
  - Yay! Another anti-union moran!!  Kermitt Gribble   Aug-18-09 06:10 PM   #36 
  - Get outa here and go back to worldnut daily where you belong..............  pattmarty   Aug-18-09 06:17 PM   #43 
  - Do you have some made up facts...  hay rick   Aug-18-09 06:59 PM   #69 
  - Oh Poppycock...Uniions got the 8 hour day and heated workspace..  lib2DaBone   Aug-18-09 07:12 PM   #74 
  - What a bunch of crap that is.  RoccoR5955   Aug-18-09 07:12 PM   #75 
  - What the hell are you talking about?  Go2Peace   Aug-18-09 07:36 PM   #80 
  - In Many Construction Union  Oldtimeralso   Aug-19-09 01:00 AM   #196 
  - AFL-CIO didn't get the money....  WCGreen   Aug-18-09 07:45 PM   #83 
  - You are on the wrong web site  fascisthunter   Aug-18-09 07:48 PM   #85 
  - "It serves their best interests to get the public option,"  unkachuck   Aug-18-09 08:33 PM   #104 
  - Health Insurance is part of my pay package.  tinkerbell41   Aug-18-09 08:59 PM   #109 
  - labor union bs  spag68   Aug-18-09 08:59 PM   #110 
  - I am a union supporter and I do not forget all the good things that they  BlueMTexpat   Aug-18-09 09:16 PM   #117 
  - Wow. Your anti-union rhetoric is severely misdirected.  cui bono   Aug-18-09 10:30 PM   #135 
  - Indydem? Riiiiiiighhtt. Freeperdem is more like it.  Jim Sagle   Aug-18-09 10:32 PM   #137 
  - Rushl, is that you?  IsItJustMe   Aug-18-09 10:49 PM   #145 
  - Anti-union nonsense . . . we need unions . . . and they've been being attacked by rw for decades-!!  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 10:51 PM   #148 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-18-09 11:14 PM   #167 
  - Of course you do, you're a liberal.  billyoc   Aug-19-09 11:32 AM   #246 
  - You, good sir, are a fucking moron.  Zhade   Aug-20-09 07:54 PM   #271 
  - You aren't really arguing that workers would be better off WITHOUT the public option, are you?  Ken Burch   Aug-25-09 08:58 PM   #275 
  - Good  lsewpershad   Aug-18-09 04:47 PM   #3 
  - So long, blue dogs...  depakid   Aug-18-09 04:51 PM   #5 
  - What if those blue dogs are replaced by republicans?  EvolveOrConvolve   Aug-18-09 05:51 PM   #19 
     - If they oppose the public option, then that will probably happen.  Dr Fate   Aug-18-09 05:57 PM   #23 
     - I would agree if they were in Progressive districts  EvolveOrConvolve   Aug-18-09 06:15 PM   #40 
        - "withdraw DCCC and SDCC support for their upcoming campaigns."  Dr Fate   Aug-18-09 06:21 PM   #47 
           - my understanding is that most blue dogs outperformed obama in their districts  onenote   Aug-19-09 11:32 AM   #245 
              - Obama caused more centrists, independents & Libs to campaign for and vote for DEMS.  Dr Fate   Aug-19-09 11:51 AM   #248 
                 - you can run from the facts, but you can't hide  onenote   Aug-19-09 02:09 PM   #253 
                    - Who's running from facts? None of those Blue Dogs would get elected w/o the DEM machine behind them.  Dr Fate   Aug-19-09 03:49 PM   #257 
                       - you assume, wrongly, that the blue dogs "squeaked by" and couldn't have won  onenote   Aug-19-09 04:35 PM   #260 
                          - You cant show me a single Blue Dog who could have won w/o the support of the Pro-Obama DEM machine.  Dr Fate   Aug-19-09 04:55 PM   #262 
     - They *are* Republicans.  Amos Moses   Aug-18-09 06:03 PM   #28 
     - Not when counting numbers to see who controls the House and Senate  EvolveOrConvolve   Aug-18-09 06:09 PM   #32 
        - They're the ones blowing their own seats  depakid   Aug-18-09 06:13 PM   #37 
        - But in these districts there are very few Progessives and large numbers of republicans  EvolveOrConvolve   Aug-18-09 06:18 PM   #44 
           - Texas is going blue . . . any state with citizens who are thinking and getting  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:06 PM   #157 
        - We've got numbers now.  Amos Moses   Aug-18-09 06:22 PM   #49 
        - You Got It, Amos Moses  NBachers   Aug-18-09 09:34 PM   #122 
        - how are those numbers working out for ya?  frylock   Aug-18-09 06:37 PM   #56 
        - Better than they would be were  EvolveOrConvolve   Aug-18-09 09:28 PM   #119 
        - Those numbers don't matter if they won't pass any good legislation. n/t  cui bono   Aug-18-09 10:42 PM   #140 
     - A "blue-dog"  dotymed   Aug-18-09 06:13 PM   #38 
     - Well I Look At It This Way  Dinger   Aug-18-09 06:22 PM   #48 
     - Sounds like a paraphrasing of Ted Kennedy:  beltanefauve   Aug-18-09 09:34 PM   #121 
        - Thank You  Dinger   Aug-18-09 10:08 PM   #130 
     - blue dogs ARE reublicans that know they would never be elected as anything but democrats  frylock   Aug-18-09 06:35 PM   #55 
     - Actually, most blue dogs are elected  bottomofthehill   Aug-18-09 09:12 PM   #114 
     - Blue Dogs actually meet with Repubilican Party and Repug leadership . . .!!!  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:08 PM   #158 
     - We won't be able to tell the difference.  Joanne98   Aug-18-09 06:38 PM   #57 
     - AND we can run a REAL Democrat against them in the next general election!  cascadiance   Aug-18-09 10:10 PM   #132 
     - So be it...  Duke Newcombe   Aug-18-09 06:52 PM   #67 
     - they may as well be Republicans  fascisthunter   Aug-18-09 08:05 PM   #93 
     - We have the numbers, but  Autumn   Aug-18-09 08:23 PM   #101 
     - What good are the NUMBERS if they vote like REPUKES anyway?  TankLV   Aug-18-09 08:59 PM   #108 
     - Democrats have no value other  Enthusiast   Aug-19-09 04:54 AM   #210 
     - blue dogs = republicans  katkat   Aug-18-09 10:10 PM   #131 
     - Losing Democrats who vote like Republicans is no big loss  Fading Captain   Aug-18-09 10:52 PM   #150 
     - the point is to MAKE THE BLUE DOGS GO ALONG WITH THE MAJORITY OF THIS NATION  RainDog   Aug-19-09 12:02 AM   #189 
     - Not really.  Enthusiast   Aug-19-09 04:44 AM   #208 
     - You can't reward someone who  Q3JR4   Aug-19-09 05:10 AM   #214 
     - Well then, the Blue Dogs need to be "persuaded"  shimmergal   Aug-19-09 11:39 AM   #247 
     - Uh, we control the agenda now. How's THAT working out for us?  Zhade   Aug-20-09 08:01 PM   #272 
  - As Ross Perot would have said, "I'm not playing Lawrence Welk music tonight"  KansDem   Aug-18-09 04:53 PM   #6 
  - Ya think?  tomm2thumbs   Aug-18-09 05:05 PM   #9 
  - ah ... it was nice while it lasted ...  zbdent   Aug-18-09 05:17 PM   #12 
  - NOW we're talking! nt  thereismore   Aug-18-09 05:24 PM   #17 
  - Finally --- some balls!! Yeah, let's SEE THE CHANGE  katty   Aug-18-09 05:47 PM   #18 
  - At last, the unions begin to stir....  vinylsolution   Aug-18-09 05:56 PM   #21 
  - HMO's ARE the existing Death Panels--no need to create them  katty   Aug-18-09 06:03 PM   #27 
  - Thats why the republicans and DLC alike want to destroy the Unions  Grinchie   Aug-18-09 06:16 PM   #41 
  - Evidently, highest ever in US was 39%....I think they're below 9% now . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:10 PM   #161 
     - Yeah, it has gotten so bad  Enthusiast   Aug-19-09 04:59 AM   #213 
        - Reagan helped do a lot of that . . . country trusted him . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-19-09 02:26 PM   #254 
           - Reagan, the ReThugs Patron Saint did a wholesale stripping  katty   Aug-19-09 03:05 PM   #255 
              - Yup.  Enthusiast   Aug-20-09 07:08 AM   #266 
  - President Obama  dotymed   Aug-18-09 06:18 PM   #45 
  - Now . . . if the women's groups and other liberal groups will join in . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:09 PM   #160 
  - Isn't there a danger here?  wpelb   Aug-18-09 05:57 PM   #22 
  - The only danger is Blue Dogs who refuse to support the President & the DEM base.  Dr Fate   Aug-18-09 06:00 PM   #25 
  - If you pay TOO much attention to "don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good"...  JHB   Aug-18-09 07:00 PM   #70 
  - I think that is exactly what is happening  PATRICK   Aug-18-09 07:41 PM   #82 
  - That is not what is happening here  laughingliberal   Aug-18-09 09:04 PM   #111 
  - I didn't see any news all day, just finished dinner  Omaha Steve   Aug-18-09 06:01 PM   #26 
  - Good. n/t  OhioChick   Aug-18-09 06:08 PM   #30 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-18-09 06:09 PM   #33 
  - damn right  Amos Moses   Aug-18-09 06:14 PM   #39 
  - So Are Teacher's Unions (nt)  Dinger   Aug-18-09 06:23 PM   #50 
     - Yep. They've got it in for teachers, too.  Amos Moses   Aug-18-09 06:32 PM   #53 
     - Touch (nt)  Dinger   Aug-18-09 06:51 PM   #65 
     - dupe  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:12 PM   #162 
     - Think Gloria Feldt is still head of the Teacher's Union . . ???????????????????  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:13 PM   #166 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-18-09 06:28 PM   #51 
  - hungry for pizza troll?  diane in sf   Aug-18-09 06:45 PM   #61 
  - Not republicans. They hate workers.  Forkboy   Aug-18-09 06:49 PM   #62 
  - lol...  fascisthunter   Aug-18-09 08:06 PM   #94 
  - hope your child enjoys his 7 day 16 hour a day work week  corpseratemedia   Aug-18-09 08:08 PM   #96 
  - The problem for unions  wpelb   Aug-19-09 12:21 AM   #191 
  - millions more than give a fuck what you want.  cui bono   Aug-18-09 10:47 PM   #144 
  - right-wing gives a fuck . . . they've been attacking them for decades . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:16 PM   #174 
  - Lately There Are So Many Trolls  Oldtimeralso   Aug-19-09 01:09 AM   #197 
  - K*R  pleah   Aug-18-09 06:45 PM   #59 
  - StopBackingDown.com  ns0710   Aug-18-09 06:45 PM   #60 
  - Good, I can afford to live teaching college because we have a really strong union  diane in sf   Aug-18-09 06:49 PM   #63 
  - Most excellent!  JNelson6563   Aug-18-09 06:50 PM   #64 
  - Solidarity! knr  Union Yes   Aug-18-09 06:55 PM   #68 
  - Solidarity.  hay rick   Aug-18-09 07:01 PM   #71 
  - Kucinich goes off message  ProSense   Aug-18-09 07:02 PM   #72 
  - Good... I'm proud of him  fascisthunter   Aug-18-09 07:51 PM   #87 
  - Kucinich has his own message, and it's usually correct.  cui bono   Aug-18-09 10:50 PM   #146 
  - We've got the Blue Dogs by the balls now!  Crowman1979   Aug-18-09 07:04 PM   #73 
  - For a second there, I thought you wrote "we're giving the Blue Dogs blue balls"  Ken Burch   Aug-19-09 03:28 AM   #203 
     - they will be getting blue balls from the lack of lovin' from labor  cap   Aug-19-09 06:00 AM   #218 
     - No, what I meant to say was that labor is about to have those Blue Dogs neutered.  Crowman1979   Aug-19-09 06:58 AM   #222 
  - good news, sock it to the timid Dems who take labor for granted  wordpix   Aug-18-09 07:17 PM   #77 
  - GO UNIONS!  Odin2005   Aug-18-09 07:21 PM   #78 
  - Labor Unions won't be the only ones sitting out the election!  emsimon33   Aug-18-09 07:22 PM   #79 
  - Hallelujah!!!!! Go get every one of them. We do not need dems like  MasonJar   Aug-18-09 07:36 PM   #81 
  - Good! Play hardball! In fact, how about a rally in DC for public option on Labor Day?  muntrv   Aug-18-09 07:48 PM   #84 
  - Unions should be calling out workers and DEMOCRATS to rally for single payer -- !!!  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:18 PM   #177 
  - +78  omega minimo   Aug-18-09 07:53 PM   #88 
  - Nice to read some good news!  lovelyrita   Aug-18-09 07:54 PM   #89 
  - Yeah and they won't be alone in not supporting these people.  rosesaylavee   Aug-18-09 07:54 PM   #90 
  - Thank you Labor !! I wrote my Senators too. Enough is enough.  Overseas   Aug-18-09 08:00 PM   #91 
  - right on  fascisthunter   Aug-18-09 08:03 PM   #92 
  - Oh I KNOW my family will sit out.  scytherius   Aug-18-09 08:09 PM   #97 
  - As they should! Also, no EFCA, no more support.  Capt. America   Aug-18-09 08:10 PM   #98 
  - +1  shadowknows69   Aug-18-09 08:21 PM   #99 
  - Still not hardball enough. And a note about Blue Dogs  bread_and_roses   Aug-18-09 08:23 PM   #100 
  - Good thinking . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:19 PM   #178 
  - So repugs get back in and the Unions are still fucked. I hope the Dems listen. n/t  greguganus   Aug-18-09 08:23 PM   #102 
  - Do you think all these elected Democrats want to lose power or get bounced out????  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:20 PM   #179 
     - Well it shouldn't take threats for the elected ones to do what's right. n/t  greguganus   Aug-19-09 04:41 AM   #207 
        - Do you think their corporate bribers aren't a threat to them . . ?  defendandprotect   Aug-20-09 01:41 PM   #268 
  - Union voters, progressive voters, GLBT voters, and African-American voters all taken for granted  RufusTFirefly   Aug-18-09 08:28 PM   #103 
  - Add women to that! . . .we need to get all of the progressives/liberals together . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:21 PM   #181 
  - It's about time! I TOTALLY agree. My future support is contingent on how they vote on THIS ONE  TankLV   Aug-18-09 08:47 PM   #105 
  - "Vichy Dems"  Enthusiast   Aug-19-09 05:54 AM   #217 
  - Yes!  pmorlan1   Aug-18-09 08:52 PM   #106 
  - This is where we all have to go  kcpistol   Aug-18-09 09:05 PM   #112 
  - Remember NAFTA  bottomofthehill   Aug-18-09 09:08 PM   #113 
  - Remember all of the right-wing crap that required a Democratic President to get adopted.  Better Believe It   Aug-18-09 09:57 PM   #126 
  - Democrats might chose to become minority again, or to be defeated entirely??????  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:23 PM   #182 
     - They'll get much better paying jobs as lobbyists for Wall Street and corporate America  Better Believe It   Aug-18-09 11:41 PM   #188 
        - They could do that now . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-19-09 03:27 PM   #256 
  - AFL-CIO September Union Convention might not back healthcare bill proposed by Congress ....  Better Believe It   Aug-18-09 09:12 PM   #115 
  - Bravo Trumka. A line in the sand. It's about time.  EndElectoral   Aug-18-09 09:14 PM   #116 
  - Take that, you fucking Blue Dogs!  Vidar   Aug-18-09 09:26 PM   #118 
  - And let the Palinistas take over? (nt)  UrbScotty   Aug-18-09 09:33 PM   #120 
  - Oh, yes . . . I forgot . . . let's operate on FEAR . . .it's the only way to go--!!!  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:24 PM   #183 
  - YES! Finally a message that will make feckless Dems pay attention. EOM  buddysmellgood   Aug-18-09 09:37 PM   #123 
  - I just don't see how they could ignore this.  FVZA_Colonel   Aug-18-09 09:50 PM   #124 
  - And a hell of a lot of us who are not union will join them. nt  jwirr   Aug-18-09 09:55 PM   #125 
  - Finally a little muscle on our side!  laughingliberal   Aug-18-09 10:06 PM   #129 
  - Dear Union bashers on this thread: Go fuck yourself. Love, PH.  Political Heretic   Aug-18-09 10:23 PM   #134 
  - Do I hear a limerick coming on?  mackerel   Aug-18-09 10:32 PM   #136 
  - Can I rec your reply?  AllyCat   Aug-19-09 12:40 AM   #194 
  - +1, Heretic! nt  Enthusiast   Aug-19-09 06:00 AM   #219 
  - The absolutely delicious thing about this  laughingliberal   Aug-18-09 10:33 PM   #138 
  - ONE HOUR AGO CNN HAD BREAKING NEWS !!!  FarLeftFist   Aug-18-09 10:45 PM   #142 
  - It's good to see that someone is trying to look out for the health and welfare of the people of this  IsItJustMe   Aug-18-09 10:47 PM   #143 
  - Now we're getting somewhere . . .!!! But, why are they not calling Democrats out to demonstrate-?  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 10:50 PM   #147 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-18-09 11:01 PM   #155 
  - I'm totally adding you to my buddy list  Orrex   Aug-18-09 11:17 PM   #176 
  - Big K & R !!!  WillyT   Aug-18-09 11:09 PM   #159 
  - Its all up to the Dems now  Libertas1776   Aug-18-09 11:12 PM   #163 
  - And a huge bunch of swing districts swing Red, just like in '94  KamaAina   Aug-18-09 11:14 PM   #169 
  - What we've had is decades of stolen elections . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:26 PM   #184 
  - misplaced --  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:31 PM   #186 
  - fine with me  western mass   Aug-18-09 11:30 PM   #185 
  - Lots of "deleted messages" and "name removed" here . . . DU'ers?????  defendandprotect   Aug-18-09 11:32 PM   #187 
  - Well the legislators haven't been listening to us so maybe they will listen to the unions...and then  bkkyosemite   Aug-19-09 12:08 AM   #190 
  - Listen up, DLC! You WILL be out of power if you don't get right with labor.  friendly_iconoclast   Aug-19-09 12:39 AM   #192 
  - I'm SEIU and I vote.  AllyCat   Aug-19-09 12:39 AM   #193 
  - that's a lot of Democrats  proud patriot   Aug-19-09 01:25 AM   #198 
  - I love Labor! n/t  onestepforward   Aug-19-09 02:27 AM   #200 
  - K & R  democracy1st   Aug-19-09 04:23 AM   #204 
  - Sweet.  Q3JR4   Aug-19-09 04:50 AM   #209 
  - Where is Rahm Emanuel's spending his time lately?  INdemo   Aug-19-09 04:57 AM   #211 
  - Ram Emaul can go back to his volunteer job in the ME  saigon68   Aug-19-09 06:34 AM   #221 
  - One thing is for sure, LBJ did not ask for advice  truedelphi   Sep-04-09 04:20 PM   #281 
  - I've already decided the same thing. I will not work to elect DINO Blue Dogs.  leveymg   Aug-19-09 05:46 AM   #216 
  - What's the point of sitting out elections?  Tracer   Aug-19-09 07:34 AM   #224 
  - RONALD RAYGUN...... i got your UNION SUPPORT...right here buddy ! ! ! ! !  happygoluckytoyou   Aug-19-09 08:11 AM   #226 
  - WEEKENDS are union made!!!!!!!  windowpilot   Aug-19-09 08:28 AM   #227 
  - I heart Unions  ensho   Aug-19-09 09:48 AM   #232 
  - K&R: an example to follow.  Orsino   Aug-19-09 09:55 AM   #233 
  - Finally someone is doing something  treestar   Aug-19-09 10:08 AM   #235 
  - Totally 100% on board with this!  closeupready   Aug-19-09 10:22 AM   #236 
  - The anti-Union roadkill crowd is strong in this thread Luke  DainBramaged   Aug-19-09 10:26 AM   #237 
  - The Farce Is With Them, Obi Wan.  Ken Burch   Aug-25-09 08:56 PM   #274 
  - I'm with them. God Bless UNIONS ! ! !  ShortnFiery   Aug-19-09 10:29 AM   #238 
  - Way to go labor!  BEZERKO   Aug-19-09 10:34 AM   #239 
  - Good!  CalvinandHobbes   Aug-19-09 10:36 AM   #240 
  - YES! I hope they're serious.  Tafiti   Aug-19-09 11:13 AM   #243 
  - Is this the beginning of a new "Labor Party" in America?  DailyGrind51   Aug-19-09 12:34 PM   #249 
  - knr  wroberts189   Aug-19-09 12:40 PM   #250 
  - You're for People Health Care ... or for Insurance Industry WealthCare  FunMe   Aug-19-09 04:20 PM   #258 
  - No way Obama can disappoint labor after all they did for him during the campaign.  BrklynLiberal   Aug-19-09 04:24 PM   #259 
  - hell yea!  apacherose   Aug-19-09 04:48 PM   #261 
  - k i c k  defendandprotect   Aug-19-09 05:41 PM   #263 
  - another  Amos Moses   Aug-19-09 05:59 PM   #264 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-19-09 07:31 PM   #265 
  - Labor should have it's own candidates  gorbal   Aug-20-09 07:18 AM   #267 
  - k i c k  defendandprotect   Aug-25-09 09:52 PM   #277 
  - K&R  New Dawn   Aug-25-09 11:51 PM   #278 
  - Instead of lamenting about what will happen if we sit the next election out  newspeak   Aug-27-09 09:42 AM   #280 
  - yes; and now you've drawn a line in the sand take it to the next step: single-payer. (n/t)  marasinghe   Sep-04-09 09:32 PM   #282 
 

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