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Catt03 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-04 07:27 AM
Response to Reply #13
14. Didn't know DU was created to protest George Bush
specifically.

In the four years I have been posting here, I was under the impression it was a site to discuss Democratic ideals and policies and to create a venue where we could exchange ideas and information supporting them.

:-)
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  -What good will massive protests at the RNC do in NYC? bluestateguy  Jul-15-04 04:59 AM   #0 
  - But The Protest Zones Are No Where Near The Garden  MissAnnThrope   Jul-15-04 05:29 AM   #1 
  - I'm torn, too...  TreasonousBastard   Jul-15-04 05:31 AM   #2 
  - I too...............  DumpGump   Jul-15-04 05:33 AM   #3 
  - The function of protest is not to sway Republicans, but to remind indies  Bucky   Jul-15-04 05:44 AM   #4 
  - "It registers dissent."  G_j   Jul-15-04 06:03 AM   #6 
  - Well said, Bucky.  Mr.Green93   Jul-15-04 06:13 AM   #7 
  - I have two words for you:  T Town Jake   Jul-15-04 06:16 AM   #8 
  - little known history  G_j   Jul-15-04 06:28 AM   #9 
  - LBJ was bugging Nixon's campaign airplane  bluestateguy   Jul-15-04 06:38 AM   #10 
     - LBJ  G_j   Jul-15-04 06:52 AM   #11 
  - Chicago Police incited the riot themselves  NewYorkerfromMass   Jul-15-04 07:43 AM   #15 
     - but we continue to blame it on the hippies  G_j   Jul-15-04 07:58 AM   #17 
     - Ummm....Mayor Daley was a Democrat...  T Town Jake   Jul-15-04 08:10 AM   #22 
     - I find it amazing  G_j   Jul-15-04 08:41 AM   #30 
     - I'm just reporting historical facts...  T Town Jake   Jul-15-04 09:12 AM   #35 
        - Historical facts  G_j   Jul-15-04 01:01 PM   #41 
        - "loyal progressives" did NOT become "reagan democrats"  noiretblu   Jul-15-04 02:26 PM   #58 
     - Zell Miller is too. eom  NewYorkerfromMass   Jul-15-04 08:47 AM   #32 
     - "Mayor Daley was a Democrat"  peace4all   Jul-15-04 01:22 PM   #45 
     - this was 68...JFK was killed 63  bobbieinok   Jul-15-04 02:00 PM   #52 
     - it was a police riot  bobbieinok   Jul-15-04 01:56 PM   #51 
  - "big stormy temper tantrum"  sandnsea   Jul-15-04 09:41 AM   #39 
  - too bad  teryang   Jul-15-04 05:57 AM   #5 
  - I second that  Catt03   Jul-15-04 07:00 AM   #12 
     - We aren't? What is this website then? nt  newsmeat.com   Jul-15-04 07:07 AM   #13 
        - Didn't know DU was created to protest George Bush  Catt03   Jul-15-04 07:27 AM   #14 
           - Looks like it was founded to do both.  Longhorn   Jul-15-04 07:57 AM   #16 
  - I'm not looking forward to the protests  Dorian Gray   Jul-15-04 07:59 AM   #18 
  - give Blomberg a call  G_j   Jul-15-04 08:06 AM   #21 
  - Silence implies consent  MrBenchley   Jul-15-04 08:01 AM   #19 
  - Yes  Blue Wally   Jul-15-04 08:17 AM   #26 
  - Well good then. We will all be good little Dems and stay home like the  leesa   Jul-15-04 08:04 AM   #20 
  - Any concern regarding the protests would lead me to suggest  mdmc   Jul-15-04 08:13 AM   #24 
  - The protest is very important.  Oddman   Jul-15-04 08:10 AM   #23 
  - I might get flamed, but here goes...  thinkingwoman   Jul-15-04 08:13 AM   #25 
  - It could be effective  Oddman   Jul-15-04 08:29 AM   #27 
  - footage of a protest will excite  thinkingwoman   Jul-15-04 08:31 AM   #28 
     - I was talking about the protest to a friend of mine who hasn't voted  Oddman   Jul-15-04 08:38 AM   #29 
        - hey that's great!  thinkingwoman   Jul-16-04 08:18 AM   #59 
  - To you and others on this thread...  liberalnproud   Jul-15-04 02:16 PM   #54 
  - While reading various websites........  YNGW   Jul-15-04 08:47 AM   #31 
  - I am worried too - about all the so-called hand wringers proclaiming  TankLV   Jul-15-04 09:05 AM   #33 
  - yep, that may possibly be one of the gravest dangers of  G_j   Jul-15-04 01:08 PM   #43 
  - At the rate * and Bloomberg are going, the police and firefighters  frankzappa   Jul-15-04 09:11 AM   #34 
  - Massive, peaceful protest would be a good thing  bushwakker   Jul-15-04 09:14 AM   #36 
  - Exactly  notsodumbhillbilly   Jul-15-04 09:35 AM   #38 
  - Because it needs it...  T Town Jake   Jul-15-04 09:22 AM   #37 
  - Considering the possibility of violent agitators--  Bridget Burke   Jul-15-04 09:45 AM   #40 
  - I agree overall  noahmijo   Jul-15-04 01:03 PM   #42 
  - as one of those "anarcho-freaks" you mentioned  ursacorwin   Jul-15-04 01:15 PM   #44 
     - another thing it does  shoelace414   Jul-15-04 01:23 PM   #46 
     - You're arguing with me for the sake of arguing  noahmijo   Jul-15-04 01:24 PM   #47 
     - I hope I'm not breaking a rule here  G_j   Jul-15-04 01:39 PM   #50 
     - some people keep  peace4all   Jul-15-04 01:30 PM   #48 
  - What good will massive protests at the RNC do in NYC?"  newportdadde   Jul-15-04 01:34 PM   #49 
  - AT THETIME, most people/media said dems lost NOT  bobbieinok   Jul-15-04 02:15 PM   #53 
  - and don't forget the massive rewriting of 60s history that's been  bobbieinok   Jul-15-04 02:18 PM   #55 
     - there is more, please read post #9 n/t  G_j   Jul-15-04 02:26 PM   #57 
  - it IS (and should) happen - i just hope its strong and peaceful  faithnotgreed   Jul-15-04 02:18 PM   #56 
 

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