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still_one Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-08-10 02:55 PM
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13. Put words in my mouth, that isn't what I said, but the distortions on this board are terrific /nt
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  -Resignation letter from Framingham DemCommittee Chair (quitting party & going undeclared) Robbien  Jan-08-10 01:54 PM   #0 
  - Damn all my complaints wrapped in a resignation  dkf   Jan-08-10 02:00 PM   #1 
  - Standing there smiling  nykym   Jan-08-10 02:02 PM   #3 
  - Yep. All the people who point to the polls showing 85% approval among Dems are missing the point  Hello_Kitty   Jan-08-10 02:18 PM   #7 
  - They'll have a grand time getting rich making speeches to fat cats.  burning rain   Jan-08-10 09:53 PM   #30 
  - Agreed dkf ! It's an excellent resignation - both clear and concise. eom  ShortnFiery   Jan-09-10 09:38 AM   #41 
  - A canary in the coal mine.  jtrockville   Jan-08-10 02:00 PM   #2 
  - this canary did a little singing too ...  shireen   Jan-09-10 11:26 AM   #48 
     - I had a helluva time getting them to remove me from their email list.  NoUsername   Jan-10-10 12:39 AM   #84 
        - very true  shireen   Jan-10-10 01:12 PM   #90 
  - This is why those "liberal Democrats are still thrilled" polls are worthless.  girl gone mad   Jan-08-10 02:09 PM   #4 
  - Even so, no one who remains thrilled should be considered a LIBERAL Democrat.  FiveGoodMen   Jan-08-10 02:13 PM   #6 
  - You beat me to it!  Hello_Kitty   Jan-08-10 02:19 PM   #9 
  - Most of the young people I know identify with the Democrats /nt  still_one   Jan-08-10 03:43 PM   #21 
  - fine, you don't want to work within the party, don't let the door hit your ass on the way out /nt  still_one   Jan-08-10 02:10 PM   #5 
  - Maybe better yet, like Harry Truman once said about politicians  rurallib   Jan-08-10 02:18 PM   #8 
  - Truman also said that if you give the voters a choice between a Republican  dflprincess   Jan-09-10 10:15 PM   #81 
     - I'd rather see some third party emerge.  NoUsername   Jan-10-10 12:53 AM   #85 
     - That one burned...  depakid   Jan-10-10 12:59 AM   #86 
  - Then you agree with the Dem party standard party line  Robbien   Jan-08-10 02:27 PM   #10 
  - Put words in my mouth, that isn't what I said, but the distortions on this board are terrific /nt  still_one   Jan-08-10 02:55 PM   #13 
  - I agree with the sentiments in the resignation letter and I am frustrated  left is right   Jan-08-10 03:02 PM   #16 
  - Then throw your vote away, the Democratic party will survive without you, and those of us who remain  still_one   Jan-08-10 03:38 PM   #19 
     - "the Democratic party will survive without you"  girl gone mad   Jan-08-10 04:25 PM   #22 
     - My response was not to you /nt  still_one   Jan-08-10 07:20 PM   #26 
     - and that is exactly the problem despite your good intentions you will not be able to make a diff  left is right   Jan-08-10 05:15 PM   #24 
     - At least that not giving up /nt  still_one   Jan-08-10 07:22 PM   #27 
     - Excellent post...  CoffeeCat   Jan-09-10 09:29 AM   #40 
     - We don't have enough representatives who see office as SERVICE rather than A STEPPING STONE  ShortnFiery   Jan-09-10 09:51 AM   #44 
     - Actually, when they control both houses of Congress and the White House, and  salguine   Jan-10-10 01:29 AM   #89 
     - Nice way to presuade folks to stay. You may not realize it but the Party NEEDS these folks.  saracat   Jan-08-10 08:55 PM   #29 
     - EXACTLY!!!  Hawkowl   Jan-08-10 11:23 PM   #31 
     - Do you understand how much SORROW working class people will have to suffer because  ShortnFiery   Jan-09-10 09:48 AM   #43 
     - Aw, stuff like that doesn't matter.  NoUsername   Jan-10-10 01:08 AM   #87 
     - How many are you willing to lose? Big election for Senate in MA coming up.  freddie mertz   Jan-09-10 11:26 AM   #49 
     - Instead...  DisgustedInMN   Jan-09-10 12:43 PM   #64 
     - The way the Democrats have always reached out to voters is by using  dflprincess   Jan-09-10 10:22 PM   #82 
     - and then when the dems lose seats in 2010 you'll piss and moan..  frylock   Jan-09-10 11:36 AM   #50 
     - It's this Type of Arrogance that is Destroying the Party within  fascisthunter   Jan-09-10 12:05 PM   #55 
     - still_one  katkat   Jan-09-10 12:13 PM   #56 
     - BINGO  peace frog   Jan-09-10 12:34 PM   #62 
     - you sound as if you are working for the Repos. The more people you alienate, the  John Q. Citizen   Jan-09-10 12:58 PM   #67 
     - when the Dem party has lost all the union memeber in this will you feel then?  flyarm   Jan-09-10 03:14 PM   #75 
     - Looks to me like a vote for Obama was the vote "thrown away". I voted for him, and I've  salguine   Jan-10-10 01:26 AM   #88 
  - I agree with you and so well stated. n/t  truedelphi   Jan-09-10 01:19 AM   #32 
  - The corporatism has taken over our party...  CoffeeCat   Jan-09-10 09:24 AM   #39 
  - "The Party" has become a corporate entity and autocratic.  ShortnFiery   Jan-09-10 09:43 AM   #42 
  - didn't.  bkozumplik   Jan-09-10 01:06 PM   #69 
  - It is so god-damned obvious that unless the politicians suffer consequences for their  T Wolf   Jan-08-10 02:33 PM   #11 
  - and /nt  still_one   Jan-08-10 02:57 PM   #15 
  - Whatever you do, don't stay home  Lydia Leftcoast   Jan-08-10 05:43 PM   #25 
  - I've decided to remain in my town's DTC  Larkspur   Jan-08-10 02:42 PM   #12 
  - That is exactly what someone who really cares for the party should do  still_one   Jan-08-10 02:56 PM   #14 
     - I don't give a good god-damn about the future of the Party - only about the future of my child and  bread_and_roses   Jan-08-10 08:04 PM   #28 
        - So what choices do you have?  Larkspur   Jan-09-10 10:16 AM   #46 
           - I do have another choice - two, actually  bread_and_roses   Jan-09-10 12:24 PM   #61 
  - As a Democratic Committee Member, I agree with the sentiment but not the approach - here's why  leveymg   Jan-08-10 03:21 PM   #17 
  - wow, someone who wants to be actively part of trying to make something better instead of giving up  still_one   Jan-08-10 03:40 PM   #20 
  - That boils down to: We'll do something effective if and when the GOP cooperates.  FiveGoodMen   Jan-08-10 04:31 PM   #23 
  - Over the weekend I went to a New Year's party  truedelphi   Jan-09-10 01:24 AM   #33 
  - It would take more than a decade to get a thrid party in prime time  Larkspur   Jan-09-10 10:20 AM   #47 
  - The way I see it, I will be 10 years older in 10 years, whether I go after my dreams or  truedelphi   Jan-09-10 09:53 PM   #80 
  - The current state of the Democratic Party....  bvar22   Jan-09-10 11:41 AM   #51 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-09-10 07:25 AM   #35 
  - leveymg  katkat   Jan-09-10 05:20 PM   #76 
  - I resigned from my DEC position 2 years ago.  Dr.Phool   Jan-08-10 03:27 PM   #18 
  - For the life of me Dr. P, I do not understand these "WARS" and the Democrats who support them?  ShortnFiery   Jan-09-10 09:56 AM   #45 
  - I didn't just leave the Democratic Party ten years ago:  Goldstein1984   Jan-09-10 03:14 AM   #34 
  - The system is not simply "invested" in the status quo - the Big Shot Dems rig  truedelphi   Jan-09-10 09:36 PM   #79 
  - I hope you're not promoting the idea that Democrats leave the Party like this one did  HughMoran   Jan-09-10 08:37 AM   #36 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-09-10 12:14 PM   #58 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-09-10 12:21 PM   #60 
  - Bravo Ms. Sivan!  Vidar   Jan-09-10 09:14 AM   #37 
  - This is the BEST thing I've read in YEARS!!!!  CoffeeCat   Jan-09-10 09:19 AM   #38 
  - And this was a hardcore party person  mdmc   Jan-09-10 11:49 AM   #52 
  - Let this be an example for ALL decent Democrats  slay   Jan-09-10 12:05 PM   #54 
  - my response to this posted at Boston Globe  yurbud   Jan-09-10 12:02 PM   #53 
  - Oops - crossposted my post below - while I was getting ready to quote/post your wonderful comment,  kath   Jan-09-10 12:21 PM   #59 
  - What an incredibly intgelligent and wonderful response Yurbud!!  flyarm   Jan-09-10 01:01 PM   #68 
  - you're welcome! Give it some love on social bookmarking sites: LINKS  yurbud   Jan-09-10 02:31 PM   #72 
  - I know what you're saying.  Dr.Phool   Jan-09-10 02:49 PM   #73 
     - WOW. We've got something serious to learn from that.  lildreamer316   Jan-09-10 06:40 PM   #77 
  - Thanks for posting this -- everyone be sure to read the comment at the link - also very well stated:  kath   Jan-09-10 12:14 PM   #57 
  - thanks! I posted it on my blog too with links to social bookmarking sites to vote it UP:  yurbud   Jan-09-10 12:46 PM   #65 
  - Blah, blah, blah  matt819   Jan-09-10 12:42 PM   #63 
  - So, exactly how many lifelong Democrats...  DisgustedInMN   Jan-09-10 02:18 PM   #71 
  - what would be an unacceptable level of corruption to you? or is it good enough to just be  yurbud   Jan-09-10 07:22 PM   #78 
  - K&R.  Greyhound   Jan-09-10 12:56 PM   #66 
  - This person speaks for me  dpbrown   Jan-09-10 01:24 PM   #70 
  - Kick and rec!  Dr.Phool   Jan-09-10 02:52 PM   #74 
  - it includes provisions stripping women of the most basic right of all - ownership of their own bodie  shopgreen   Jan-10-10 12:37 AM   #83 

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