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TexasBushwhacker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-04-07 02:13 PM
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51. Quote from his website ....
"There is a better contest than the battle between Democrats and Republicans. It is the contest between those who reach for progress and those who resist progress. The contest between those who roll up their sleeves and those who sit on their hands. Now that is a better fight."

Chris Koster,
Opening of Cass County Justice Center,
August 16, 2003

**************************************

Sounds to me like maybe he was always a Democrat. I'm glad he finally figured it out.


http://chriskoster.com/
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  -A Missouri state senator abruptly declares himself a Democrat, angrily citing the influence of UpInArms  Sep-03-07 01:34 PM   #0 
  - so there is hope for at least some of them!  niyad   Sep-03-07 01:38 PM   #1 
  - I hope it's the start of a trend. nt  rateyes   Sep-03-07 01:39 PM   #2 
  - It is. In Kansas, our Lieutenant Gov. is a former moderate  tblue37   Sep-03-07 02:11 PM   #7 
  - Conscious + Practicality = Party Switch ...  BearSquirrel2   Sep-03-07 10:04 PM   #27 
  - It won't matter as long as the voters remain uninformed.  tridim   Sep-03-07 02:11 PM   #8 
  - Cool  Inkyfuzzbottom   Sep-03-07 01:47 PM   #3 
  - He really is easy on the eyes!  proud2Blib   Sep-03-07 06:38 PM   #18 
     - Really...  presspeal   Sep-04-07 08:03 AM   #38 
        - Hmmm. My gaydar goes off a little with that picture.  Ian_rd   Sep-04-07 10:50 AM   #46 
  - Off to the Greatest page with you!  TechBear_Seattle   Sep-03-07 02:03 PM   #4 
  - deserves one more REC.  rodeodance   Sep-03-07 02:04 PM   #5 
  - There is hope after all!  seafan   Sep-03-07 02:09 PM   #6 
  - I sent him  GMFORD   Sep-03-07 08:42 PM   #22 
     - Wonderful move! Welcome to DU, by the way. n/t  seafan   Sep-03-07 10:29 PM   #29 
  - good for him.  alfredo   Sep-03-07 02:45 PM   #9 
  - Happy to k&r  dancingAlone   Sep-03-07 02:54 PM   #10 
  - not only  ptolle   Sep-03-07 10:19 PM   #28 
  - Kick, great story.  sarcasmo   Sep-03-07 04:03 PM   #11 
  - "and so it begins"  Greyskye   Sep-03-07 04:12 PM   #12 
  - I have actually had dreams of party moles.  Pacifist Patriot   Sep-03-07 04:23 PM   #13 
  - People are sick of the "religious reich's" influece on social programs.  bjobotts   Sep-03-07 05:31 PM   #14 
  - On the other hand...  progressoid   Sep-03-07 05:48 PM   #15 
  - Look at all those people in the Authoritarian Right corner!  yardwork   Sep-03-07 09:39 PM   #25 
  - Yeah, me too.  progressoid   Sep-04-07 12:13 AM   #31 
  - I was close to the Dalai Lama  connecticut yankee   Sep-04-07 07:45 AM   #37 
  - Holy Crap..  rAVES   Sep-04-07 09:08 AM   #40 
     - yeah, my reaction too  gaspee   Sep-04-07 09:54 AM   #42 
        - I know. And I don't consider myself to be radical - just reasonable!  yardwork   Sep-04-07 10:03 AM   #43 
        - I didn't think  gaspee   Sep-04-07 10:19 AM   #44 
        - "guess I'm one of those radicals"  awoke_in_2003   Sep-04-07 01:22 PM   #49 
  - He was pissed b/c there was a stem cell research institute near his district  dadsblacksheep   Sep-03-07 06:23 PM   #16 
  - Only one teensy little problem with this  proud2Blib   Sep-03-07 06:36 PM   #17 
  - I guess he just wants to get re-elected.  bahrbearian   Sep-03-07 07:25 PM   #19 
  - on our newly won Democrats  snake in the grass   Sep-03-07 08:18 PM   #20 
  - Dems a "Marginalized minority party in Missouri.." Say what?  Demoiselle   Sep-03-07 08:34 PM   #21 
  - You're right, it's about even  Alcibiades   Sep-04-07 01:38 PM   #50 
  - It is refreshing to hear of an enlightened stance...  BushDespiser12   Sep-03-07 08:56 PM   #23 
  - I want to email him and welcome him to the bright side.  Maraya1969   Sep-03-07 09:22 PM   #24 
  - I know that most DUers dont want to hear this...  Maryland Liberal   Sep-03-07 10:04 PM   #26 
  - Um, this party has been pandering to batshit crazy fundies since Reagan.  Oregonian   Sep-03-07 10:54 PM   #30 
  - I guess when the koolaid IVs are abruptly pulled out for some sanity does return  whistle   Sep-04-07 12:24 AM   #32 
  - as randi rhodes would say: thank you for being a REAL man. n/t  orleans   Sep-04-07 01:49 AM   #33 
  - so..............  historian   Sep-04-07 03:18 AM   #34 
  - He's a state senator, not a U.S. senator  TommyO   Sep-04-07 07:12 AM   #35 
  - I like that quote...I'm gonna have it made into a bumper sticker for my car  rpannier   Sep-04-07 07:26 AM   #36 
  - That's nice.  lonestarnot   Sep-04-07 08:24 AM   #39 
  - Rats  Daveparts   Sep-04-07 09:23 AM   #41 
  - See, not all republicans are irredeemably ignorant or batshit insane.  redqueen   Sep-04-07 10:37 AM   #45 
  - Good for him!  wryter2000   Sep-04-07 11:06 AM   #47 
  - Now that's what I call an Epiphany.  amb123   Sep-04-07 12:03 PM   #48 
  - Quote from his website ....  TexasBushwhacker   Sep-04-07 02:13 PM   #51 
  - as the Right moves to the extreme  RiverStone   Sep-04-07 02:25 PM   #52 
 

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