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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-20-10 02:20 PM
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40. as was his mother...
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  -Obama reaches out to liberal groups to shore up Democratic base after tax deal RamboLiberal  Dec-20-10 12:19 PM   #0 
  - No, he hasn't abandoned them.  bitchkitty   Dec-20-10 12:23 PM   #1 
  - AND the long term unemployed.  aquart   Dec-20-10 12:32 PM   #8 
     - As long as the ultra rich elite are never abandoned. n/t  subsuelo   Dec-20-10 12:55 PM   #21 
     - So True!! Thank you!  NeoConsSuck   Dec-20-10 02:37 PM   #45 
     - ... and immigrants, and human rights...  primavera   Dec-21-10 06:16 PM   #89 
        - as well as civil liberties  avaistheone1   Dec-22-10 01:41 AM   #104 
  - We are supposed to LIKE being kicked to the curb repeatedly  HillbillyBob   Dec-20-10 12:24 PM   #2 
  - Damn Straight...n/t  whathehell   Dec-20-10 12:31 PM   #7 
  - It's going to take more than free weekly coffee and finger sandwiches to fix those fences.  leveymg   Dec-20-10 12:26 PM   #3 
  - LOL. this is fromThe Onion, right????  BrklynLiberal   Dec-20-10 12:28 PM   #4 
  - LOL, should be - Exactly.  closeupready   Dec-20-10 01:39 PM   #30 
  - Awww...you mean your "new" friends the rich aren't going  skyounkin   Dec-20-10 12:29 PM   #5 
  - Do keep in mind, the midterm losses prove he hasn't kissed the asses of the corps enough yet. ;-/  DesertDiamond   Dec-20-10 12:42 PM   #13 
  - (sarcasm thingy here)  DesertDiamond   Dec-20-10 12:42 PM   #14 
  - No, but we know whose asses WILL be kicked!  Joe Bacon   Dec-24-10 08:01 AM   #131 
  - +1.  Lorien   Dec-20-10 01:19 PM   #25 
  - + 1,000,000  NeoConsSuck   Dec-20-10 03:51 PM   #56 
  - When was the lat time he ate a s*it sandwich and was told to like it?  Vincardog   Dec-20-10 12:31 PM   #6 
  - He's been dining on steak.  aquart   Dec-20-10 12:47 PM   #16 
  - Being he's half black, all the fucking time i'm sure...  comtec   Dec-20-10 01:33 PM   #28 
     - The word is "mulatto", and his grandmother was white. n/t  Tansy_Gold   Dec-20-10 01:41 PM   #31 
     - *facepalm* edited, thanks nt  comtec   Dec-20-10 01:44 PM   #32 
     - as was his mother...  BrklynLiberal   Dec-20-10 02:20 PM   #40 
        - I was responding to the poster's identification of Obama's  Tansy_Gold   Dec-20-10 02:42 PM   #47 
           - oh. Thanks for the info. Did not see the pre-edited post.  BrklynLiberal   Dec-20-10 03:40 PM   #54 
     - Personally, I don't much give a damn  sulphurdunn   Dec-20-10 01:59 PM   #34 
     - That particular sentiment i completely agree with  comtec   Dec-20-10 06:07 PM   #62 
        - In many ways Obama  sulphurdunn   Dec-21-10 10:47 AM   #83 
        - He's eating the white-man's mayonnaise now.  U4ikLefty   Dec-21-10 10:51 PM   #92 
     - Actually, he's had a good life, been the cynosure in family, school, and politics...  Psephos   Dec-21-10 10:11 PM   #91 
  - I don't see how this will work.  Lucky 13   Dec-20-10 12:35 PM   #9 
  - They don't realize how much of the base has fizzled away.  timefortherevolution   Dec-20-10 12:39 PM   #11 
  - No, they realize that it hasn't.  Lord Magus   Dec-21-10 11:47 PM   #93 
  - Looking closely, we see that the "or else" is already happening....  DesertDiamond   Dec-20-10 12:46 PM   #15 
  - Good points.  Le Taz Hot   Dec-24-10 04:32 AM   #128 
  - Well...  kenfrequed   Dec-20-10 12:37 PM   #10 
  - DADT would have happened anyway  Balderdash   Dec-20-10 12:47 PM   #17 
  - If Lieberman hadn't led this thing  kenfrequed   Dec-20-10 02:00 PM   #35 
  - That's something  Piggy56   Dec-20-10 07:30 PM   #67 
     - mcshame is an unprincipled, PTSD'd out chameleon  ProudDad   Dec-22-10 07:55 PM   #114 
  - Watered down was expected.  aquart   Dec-20-10 12:49 PM   #18 
  - Exactly  kenfrequed   Dec-20-10 02:01 PM   #37 
  - Obama was against DADT repeal  Tempest   Dec-20-10 03:28 PM   #53 
     - That isn't completely accurate.  kenfrequed   Dec-20-10 04:30 PM   #60 
     - Saying it's not "completely accurate" is an understatement.  Lord Magus   Dec-21-10 11:49 PM   #94 
        - Right...  kenfrequed   Dec-22-10 08:16 AM   #105 
     - Total nonsense.  Lord Magus   Dec-22-10 12:05 AM   #102 
  - DCCC called me repeatedly over the weekend looking for $$$...  truebrit71   Dec-20-10 12:41 PM   #12 
  - This was also posted  Tansy_Gold   Dec-20-10 12:51 PM   #19 
  - WTF? Nice Republi-Speak there, Mr. President.  Roland99   Dec-20-10 12:52 PM   #20 
  - And we're supposed to believe he'll stand up for progressive principals?  shawn703   Dec-20-10 12:57 PM   #22 
  - The Principal is your pal. That's a good principle.  Ruperto31   Dec-24-10 11:26 AM   #134 
  - Sorry Obama, you burned that bridge..... ..................... nt  bowens43   Dec-20-10 01:10 PM   #23 
  - Along with a box of chocolates, and some flowers, the day after an abusive husband beats his wife..  left coaster   Dec-20-10 01:11 PM   #24 
  - that's exactly  shanti   Dec-20-10 03:49 PM   #55 
  - Great analogy  nckjm   Dec-20-10 05:10 PM   #61 
  - DADT.....  AnneD   Dec-21-10 08:58 AM   #77 
  - I concur. Correct analogy.  egoclothes   Dec-21-10 03:01 PM   #87 
  - "Attendees are required to keep all proceedings secret and off the record."  Lorien   Dec-20-10 01:24 PM   #26 
  - It's an old management trick: "Can I speak to you in confidence?"  Ruperto31   Dec-24-10 11:29 AM   #135 
  - When Obama cut social security funding, he lost my entire family  sirthomas66   Dec-20-10 01:30 PM   #27 
  - He hasn't cut Social Security funding. The payroll tax has been rolled back as a means  totodeinhere   Dec-20-10 02:00 PM   #36 
  - Straight out of the playbook of the Heritage Foundation...  rfranklin   Dec-20-10 02:20 PM   #41 
  - That may all well be. But what I was responding to was the claim that he has already cut  totodeinhere   Dec-20-10 02:26 PM   #44 
  - Yes, funding has been cut. And look out. Benefits are next.  MrTriumph   Dec-20-10 02:46 PM   #48 
     - If benefits are cut, there will be mass riots and there will not be  sirthomas66   Dec-20-10 06:34 PM   #64 
     - Still wrong.  Lord Magus   Dec-21-10 11:53 PM   #97 
        - Gee, was the tax increased from 6.2 to 4.2%?  Joe Bacon   Dec-24-10 08:09 AM   #132 
  - yep--it was a slow, underhand pitch to the GOP. Then Obama will act shocked when they  yurbud   Dec-20-10 03:56 PM   #59 
  - Repugs have been saying that for 60 years.  Lord Magus   Dec-21-10 11:53 PM   #96 
  - The foot has been firmly wedged in the door....and the repukes will NEVER allow it to be removed.  BrklynLiberal   Dec-20-10 02:22 PM   #42 
  - The Repugs don't have to "allow" it.  Lord Magus   Dec-21-10 11:51 PM   #95 
  - Until the fund is paid back, the fund has been cut ( or set to  sirthomas66   Dec-20-10 06:27 PM   #63 
  - Yeah, "until it's paid back".  Javaman   Dec-21-10 08:40 AM   #75 
  - As the cost of living DOES go up  ProudDad   Dec-22-10 07:58 PM   #116 
  - He is cutting FICA by two percentage points.  Ruperto31   Dec-24-10 11:31 AM   #136 
  - Good for you!  LongTomH   Dec-21-10 06:10 PM   #88 
  - Apparently no one present at your meeting was familiar with what actually happened.  Lord Magus   Dec-21-10 11:55 PM   #98 
     - I'll give you 2 to 1 odds that the "temporary"  ProudDad   Dec-22-10 07:59 PM   #117 
        - Of course. But what then of the employer portion of the contribution?  Buns_of_Fire   Dec-24-10 10:41 AM   #133 
  - I have no further support to give him, aside from the bare minimum.  closeupready   Dec-20-10 01:38 PM   #29 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-20-10 01:51 PM   #33 
  - There is a justification for it. It will stimulate the economy and hopefully help some of the  totodeinhere   Dec-20-10 02:02 PM   #38 
  - I should have said 'valid' justification. nt  Enthusiast   Dec-20-10 02:25 PM   #43 
  - But there were better means to reduce unemployment.  MrTriumph   Dec-20-10 02:52 PM   #49 
  - yea, "some"  shanti   Dec-20-10 03:51 PM   #57 
  - It will do nothing except terrify people know that will not have  sirthomas66   Dec-20-10 06:36 PM   #65 
  - Hope they like their $8.00 an hour jobs  saigon68   Dec-21-10 10:02 AM   #81 
  - If you think there weren't right wing attacks against SS in the past you weren't paying attention.  Lord Magus   Dec-21-10 11:58 PM   #99 
     - "funding was not compromised."  ProudDad   Dec-22-10 08:01 PM   #118 
        - Nope.  Lord Magus   Dec-22-10 10:58 PM   #121 
           - You really don't know much about S.S. do you?  ProudDad   Dec-23-10 11:10 AM   #123 
           - Right. The solution is to lift the cap on FICA, not to cut it. nt  Ruperto31   Dec-24-10 11:38 AM   #138 
           - You're mistaken.  Ruperto31   Dec-24-10 11:37 AM   #137 
  - From one liberal to the president: get bent.  JackDragna   Dec-20-10 02:18 PM   #39 
  - He lost me forever with this latest tax cut deal for the rich plus the first ever attack on SS.  williesgirl   Dec-20-10 02:37 PM   #46 
  - I thought that SS would be a line in the sand  Doctor_J   Dec-21-10 07:38 AM   #71 
     - Maybe we could have facts.  Lord Magus   Dec-21-10 11:59 PM   #100 
  - ....  Still a Democrat   Dec-20-10 03:19 PM   #50 
  - Obama hasn't abandoned me!  Javaman   Dec-20-10 03:19 PM   #51 
  - I'd like to reach out to Obama  Tempest   Dec-20-10 03:26 PM   #52 
  - Most of his former supporters on the left are much smarter than Bush's right-wing base.  NCarolinawoman   Dec-20-10 03:52 PM   #58 
  - That is a point that I find personally  Nite Owl   Dec-21-10 06:50 AM   #70 
  - Go talk to the Republicans you've been kissing up to!  Vidar   Dec-20-10 07:30 PM   #66 
  - Don't talk of stars Burning above; If you're in love,  annabanana   Dec-20-10 08:02 PM   #68 
  - My Fair Lady? nt  Javaman   Dec-21-10 08:32 AM   #73 
     - of course, but somewhat germaine, no?. . .n/t  annabanana   Dec-21-10 02:36 PM   #85 
        - Yes, indeed. nt  Javaman   Dec-22-10 08:38 AM   #106 
  - It would be nice if he didn't have to keep "mending" with the left  EndElectoral   Dec-20-10 08:13 PM   #69 
  - Yeah seriously ...  Myrina   Dec-21-10 09:36 AM   #80 
  - You've got that right!  ProudDad   Dec-22-10 07:56 PM   #115 
  - And I'm afraid it will work.  crim son   Dec-21-10 08:27 AM   #72 
  - I'm sure Obama has his own...  Javaman   Dec-21-10 08:34 AM   #74 
  - Exactly, yes. n/t  crim son   Dec-21-10 09:10 AM   #79 
  - Oh, I agree that there are simpletons on the left too.  Lord Magus   Dec-22-10 06:53 PM   #112 
  - Just incredible; hail the compromise as a "major victory for African Americans."  Jefferson23   Dec-21-10 08:48 AM   #76 
  - Major victories were won for African -Americans.....  AnneD   Dec-21-10 09:07 AM   #78 
     - Chipping Away At Social Security Did It For Me  LeFleur1   Dec-21-10 10:14 AM   #82 
     - Fortunately none of those things you listed are true.  Lord Magus   Dec-22-10 12:02 AM   #101 
     - Exactly and why Obama's statement is so inaccurate, but I do believe he knows  Jefferson23   Dec-21-10 10:52 AM   #84 
  - Lost cause.  BlueIris   Dec-21-10 02:42 PM   #86 
  - Where's the beef?  Laelth   Dec-21-10 07:14 PM   #90 
  - You mean like repeal of DADT?  Lord Magus   Dec-22-10 10:56 PM   #120 
     - That's a soy by-product of huge tax cuts for the rich.  Laelth   Dec-23-10 07:05 AM   #122 
        - What the hell would you consider "real meat" then?  Lord Magus   Dec-23-10 02:47 PM   #125 
           - This is what I consider meat, if you're really interested.  Laelth   Dec-23-10 02:53 PM   #126 
              - LBJ was also responsible for the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution and the Vietnam War.  Lord Magus   Dec-24-10 01:16 AM   #127 
                 - It does. LBJ was not perfect, by any means.  Laelth   Dec-24-10 07:32 AM   #129 
  - Too little, too late?  delightfulstar   Dec-22-10 12:46 AM   #103 
  - What tax cuts did we not get to keep?  Lord Magus   Dec-22-10 10:55 PM   #119 
  - "Obama reaches out to liberal groups"......  Little Star   Dec-22-10 09:03 AM   #107 
  - Obama is acting like a domestic abuser.  NoodleyAppendage   Dec-22-10 09:10 AM   #108 
  - Well put his LITTLE ACT to extend the War got our blood up  saigon68   Dec-22-10 09:16 AM   #109 
  - You mean doing exactly what he campaigned on?  Lord Magus   Dec-22-10 06:51 PM   #111 
     - Oh, yes. He promised he would escalate the war in Afghanistan.  Laelth   Dec-24-10 07:35 AM   #130 
        - Stick a fork in him  saigon68   Dec-24-10 11:38 AM   #139 
  - +1000.  closeupready   Dec-22-10 09:18 AM   #110 
  - The important thing.....  blindpig   Dec-23-10 02:15 PM   #124 
  - The base is made up of the people who knock and doors and man the phone banks.  Creative   Dec-22-10 07:51 PM   #113 
  - There's a very easy way to shore up his liberal base  jmowreader   Dec-24-10 11:48 AM   #140 
 

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