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lfairban Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-13-11 02:23 PM
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3. Simple, but not easy.
They should tell the truth and do the right thing.

That works well when Republicans overreach, like what Obama did with the Paul Ryan budget proposal. What doesn't work is to give up before you even try.
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  -With Obama doing little on jobs, allies grow frustrated JohnWxy  Jun-13-11 01:58 PM   #0 
  - "Allies" aren;t the only ones FRUSTRATED  FirstLight   Jun-13-11 02:11 PM   #1 
  - We need to join David Swanson's Oct "Occupy Public Space" commitment to stay there until this  earcandle   Jun-13-11 09:55 PM   #22 
  - +1..  iwishiwas   Jun-14-11 08:42 AM   #26 
  - I still don't understand how ANY Democrat--liberal or otherwise--could get a  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jun-13-11 02:14 PM   #2 
  - Simple, but not easy.  lfairban   Jun-13-11 02:23 PM   #3 
  - Agreed. And we can hope that the Corporate Media airs these smackdowns when they take place?  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jun-13-11 02:29 PM   #5 
  - 2008 when we had majorities and the need was just as great. he  roguevalley   Jun-13-11 02:56 PM   #11 
  - We had a majority, but we didn't have a *PROGRESSIVE* majority. That was and is the problem.  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jun-13-11 03:37 PM   #12 
     - Johnson didn't have one but he got Kennedy's agenda through by  roguevalley   Jun-13-11 04:10 PM   #14 
        - What are you talking about? LBJ *DID* indeed have a majority. In fact, he had  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jun-13-11 04:25 PM   #15 
           - he had to beat it through. he did so knowing the south would leave  roguevalley   Jun-14-11 12:39 AM   #24 
              - +1. A little ass kicking and we'd have medicare for everyone over 55.  Dawgs   Jun-14-11 07:47 AM   #25 
  - It helps to be willing to 'take on' the Repugs, to identifiy the disinformation and Bullshit..  JohnWxy   Jun-13-11 04:31 PM   #16 
  - News media does not show Obama's frequent critiques of Republican tactics and policies  emulatorloo   Jun-13-11 04:55 PM   #18 
  - +100% - Accurate!  mazzarro   Jun-15-11 09:05 AM   #29 
  - Yeah; Let's not even try  pscot   Jun-14-11 09:29 AM   #27 
  - With the GOP blocking everything including jobs, allies grow frustrated..  FSogol   Jun-13-11 02:23 PM   #4 
  - That's what I don't understand. Other than Obama making a speech,  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jun-13-11 02:30 PM   #6 
     - Simple. They Don't. n/t  FSogol   Jun-13-11 02:31 PM   #7 
     - Why is Krugman, then, acting as if something substantial can be done in this environment?  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jun-13-11 02:33 PM   #8 
     - because Krugman has more sense than you and realizes that leadership makes a difference. You aren't  JohnWxy   Jun-13-11 05:40 PM   #21 
     - Dunno. Ask Krugmann. n/t  FSogol   Jun-13-11 02:38 PM   #9 
        - That was totally a rhetorical question. :) n/t  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jun-13-11 02:40 PM   #10 
     - there is no chance of that happening unless you have a democratic president williing to fight for it  JohnWxy   Jun-13-11 05:37 PM   #20 
     - The Republicons wouldn't have the House if there was more of a fight from the Dems in 09 and 10  Chisox08   Jun-14-11 01:55 PM   #28 
  - AH...New Jobs??  Butch350   Jun-13-11 03:47 PM   #13 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-13-11 04:32 PM   #17 
  - Lol. Is Rove's American Crossroads part of the Conspiracy too?  emulatorloo   Jun-13-11 05:01 PM   #19 
  - Between this, assaulting Weiner, leaving Vitter & Slappy alone,  Doctor_J   Jun-13-11 10:26 PM   #23 

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