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68. Don't talk of stars Burning above; If you're in love,
Show me! Tell me no dreams
Filled with desire. If you're on fire,
Show me! Here we are together in the middle of the night!
Don't talk of spring! Just hold me tight!
Anyone who's ever been in love'll tell you that
This is no time for a chat! Haven't your lips
Longed for my touch? Don't say how much,
Show me! Show me! Don't talk of love lasting through time.
Make me no undying vow. Show me now!
Sing me no song! Read me no rhyme!
Don't waste my time, Show me!
Don't talk of June, Don't talk of fall!
Don't talk at all! Show me!
Never do I ever want to hear another word.
There isn't one I haven't heard.
Here we are together in what ought to be a dream;
Day one more word and I'll scream!
Haven't your arms Hungered for mine?
Please don't "expl'ine," Show me! Show me!
Don't wait until wrinkles and lines
Pop out all over my brow,
Show me now!

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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 
  - 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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