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Anakin Skywalker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-09-04 05:41 PM
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21. We should not have to. Here's why:
Edited on Tue Nov-09-04 05:56 PM by Anakin Skywalker
You posed an excellent question, my friend! These intolerant bigots will only have further contempt for you if you reach out to them because in their egomaniacal minds, your compromise is seen as a submission that they have been correct all along and that you have "seen the light".

It is extremely difficult to have any kind of dialogue with people who refuse to think or consider scientific evidence, hard data, etc. It is my opinion that most Shrub voters picked him because of his successful manipulation of their emotions (an example: his faith-based crappola). Their world is one of b & w and they are the ones who refuse to compromise. Just look for instance the way they go after the GLBT community. This is a community that not only is not a threat to them, but is actually economically beneficial! But did these red state rednecks bother looking at the statistics and numbers? Hell no! They hate GLBT all because their religion tells them to. How do you reach out to such mindlessness?

For the liberals out there who are patient enough to "debate" with or "reach out" (or whatever you want to call it) to these simpletons, good luck to you! I have wasted enough time talking to them in the past and will not be doing it now.
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  -I am so sick of hearing that we need to reach out to the Red States. The Night Owl  Nov-09-04 05:28 PM   #0 
  - I say screw them...we have it good in our blue states..  movonne   Nov-09-04 05:29 PM   #1 
  - exactly.... fuck 'em...  villager   Nov-09-04 05:29 PM   #2 
  - Even my cousins in SC?  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Nov-09-04 05:29 PM   #3 
  - So you want us to only reach out to those who already like us?  sangh0   Nov-09-04 05:29 PM   #4 
  - You are so correct  notmypresident   Nov-09-04 05:30 PM   #5 
  - I mean the Red State Republicans, of course. I love Red State Democrats!  The Night Owl   Nov-09-04 05:32 PM   #12 
  - Did the Republicans rise to the top by appealing to blue states?  Mojambo   Nov-09-04 05:30 PM   #6 
  - I agree, what's the point of becoming like your enemy? The red states  Ruffhowse   Nov-09-04 05:31 PM   #7 
  - It aint all red and blue....  jcappy   Nov-09-04 05:31 PM   #8 
  - You're right, the "all or nothing" hides the blue foxholes...  fuzz_ball   Nov-09-04 06:34 PM   #36 
  - Us against them by state?  John Q. Citizen   Nov-09-04 05:32 PM   #9 
  - You skipped the treasonous tag!  Career Prole   Nov-09-04 05:32 PM   #10 
  - I'm in a red state  HEAVYHEART   Nov-09-04 05:32 PM   #11 
  - Fuck the red states!  tedzbear   Nov-09-04 05:33 PM   #13 
  - I wonder how my fellow "red state" liberals feel about the...  Media_Lies_Daily   Nov-09-04 05:34 PM   #14 
  - After spending half a day  notmypresident   Nov-09-04 05:40 PM   #19 
  - I don't feel very good at all  MuseRider   Nov-09-04 06:58 PM   #39 
  - The only reason  StClone   Nov-09-04 05:34 PM   #15 
  - Fuck the red states...join the "New Democrat Outreach Program"  lateo   Nov-09-04 05:36 PM   #16 
  - Me, Too!  Jawja   Nov-09-04 05:37 PM   #17 
  - Wisconsin came within a half point of becoming a red state.  Mike L   Nov-09-04 05:38 PM   #18 
  - "I will hug your elephant if you will kss my ass"  silverlib   Nov-09-04 05:40 PM   #20 
  - We should not have to. Here's why:  Anakin Skywalker   Nov-09-04 05:41 PM   #21 
  - I Believe It Was Some Media Whore Who Said That  AndyTiedye   Nov-09-04 05:42 PM   #22 
  - America is collectively a 51% red state  foo_bar   Nov-09-04 05:44 PM   #23 
  - Ok now we are talking  secedeeconomically   Nov-09-04 05:52 PM   #24 
  - If I hear the phrase soul searching just one more time...  Bitter Betty   Nov-09-04 05:52 PM   #25 
  - These people are not our enemies  ElizabethEdwards   Nov-09-04 05:53 PM   #26 
  - History  Diana52   Nov-09-04 06:09 PM   #31 
     - Figuring out simple, clear, honest ways to convey what you stand for isn't  AP   Nov-09-04 06:48 PM   #37 
        - Hello, AP  ElizabethEdwards   Nov-09-04 06:50 PM   #38 
           - Hey, EE.  AP   Nov-09-04 09:09 PM   #41 
  - people, if kerry doesnt get put in, four years with bush  seabeyond   Nov-09-04 05:57 PM   #27 
  - i live in a blue state  yorkiemommie1   Nov-09-04 05:57 PM   #28 
  - Could be worse...  fuzz_ball   Nov-09-04 06:30 PM   #35 
  - We CAN'T ignore them!  napi21   Nov-09-04 06:00 PM   #29 
  - Haha  EdibleEgg   Nov-09-04 06:04 PM   #30 
  - Blue State Republicans don't like us any better  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Nov-09-04 06:14 PM   #32 
  - Amen.  quaoar   Nov-09-04 06:21 PM   #33 
  - Gotta show your pride :)  fuzz_ball   Nov-09-04 06:27 PM   #34 
  - What about all the lifelong Dems in red states that voted For  lgardengate   Nov-09-04 07:00 PM   #40 
  - I am tired of it too...but it seems like we have too...  The FBI Monkey   Nov-09-04 09:16 PM   #42 

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