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Geek_Girl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-14-04 01:40 PM
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39. I had the same experience
With co-workers, family members and friends. I'm so mad at them I don't want to even talk to them. But at some point I'm going to have to.
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  -Divide and Conquer, that is what we're facing MadHound  Dec-14-04 10:11 AM   #0 
  - Progress can be made with secular conservatives  ugarte   Dec-14-04 10:17 AM   #1 
  - Actually progress can be made with RW fundies,  MadHound   Dec-14-04 10:23 AM   #2 
     - I've tried, believe me  ugarte   Dec-14-04 10:31 AM   #4 
     - You're correct, those are the two big RW fundy bug-a-boos  MadHound   Dec-14-04 10:44 AM   #5 
     - Read "Don't Think of an Elephant." It will be a revelation.  ClassWarrior   Dec-14-04 11:04 AM   #6 
     - As a follow up,  MadHound   Dec-14-04 11:11 AM   #7 
     - Read the book. People's "own interests" can be trumped by framing.  ClassWarrior   Dec-14-04 11:19 AM   #9 
        - I agree with you to a certain exent, but  MadHound   Dec-14-04 11:29 AM   #12 
        - I disagree. Those groups of people from all walks of life...  ClassWarrior   Dec-14-04 11:33 AM   #14 
        - Democrats are also going to have to work  Geek_Girl   Dec-14-04 01:45 PM   #41 
           - Don't you get it friend? Democrats are part of the problem,  MadHound   Dec-14-04 01:51 PM   #43 
     - I had the same experience  Geek_Girl   Dec-14-04 01:40 PM   #39 
     - It's the Christian Left's job to reach the fundies  readmoreoften   Dec-14-04 01:27 PM   #38 
        - Gotta try somehow, someway friend  MadHound   Dec-14-04 01:44 PM   #40 
  - Amen. The only issues I have with my RW friends...  ClassWarrior   Dec-14-04 10:25 AM   #3 
  - We need the help from Dems in Congress, though. THEY need to quit voting  w4rma   Dec-14-04 11:17 AM   #8 
  - We need to stop relying on the Dems or 'Pugs, and start doing for our own  MadHound   Dec-14-04 11:25 AM   #10 
  - Agreed, but doing it thru the Greens would be an uphill battle.  ClassWarrior   Dec-14-04 11:31 AM   #13 
     - So, it would be an uphill battle,  MadHound   Dec-14-04 11:56 AM   #17 
        - But you still don't understand...  ClassWarrior   Dec-14-04 12:03 PM   #20 
           - And quite frankly those people are getting screwed no matter which party  MadHound   Dec-14-04 12:09 PM   #21 
              - Wow. What a dark, seamy, un-Progressive view of the world THAT is.  ClassWarrior   Dec-14-04 12:11 PM   #23 
                 - The truth is dark and seamy sometimes, but tell me friend,  MadHound   Dec-14-04 12:31 PM   #25 
                    - I'm sorry but your plan is a road to ruin.  w4rma   Dec-14-04 12:41 PM   #28 
                       - Read your history friend, our forefathers laid this plan out for us  MadHound   Dec-14-04 12:46 PM   #30 
                          - BS, they could have worked to bring about change differently.  w4rma   Dec-14-04 12:55 PM   #33 
                             - Do you know where the DFA sprang from friend?  MadHound   Dec-14-04 01:47 PM   #42 
  - We need to educate them, then.  ClassWarrior   Dec-14-04 11:27 AM   #11 
     - And now, in the Second Gilded Age, as in the First,  MadHound   Dec-14-04 11:40 AM   #15 
        - Disagree. The only way to force change onto any party is to become it.  ClassWarrior   Dec-14-04 11:46 AM   #16 
           - Think of the Socialists and Wobblies of the early twentieth century  MadHound   Dec-14-04 12:02 PM   #19 
              - Two words: electronic media.  ClassWarrior   Dec-14-04 12:09 PM   #22 
                 - LOL friend, what exactly do we have to show lately?  MadHound   Dec-14-04 12:24 PM   #24 
                    - Maybe the Guilded Age happened *because* of 3rd Party splits?  w4rma   Dec-14-04 12:40 PM   #26 
                       - No, not in this country, Rick...  IrateCitizen   Dec-14-04 12:45 PM   #29 
                          - Yes in this country. You spoke of political parties in THIS country  w4rma   Dec-14-04 12:53 PM   #31 
                             - No, I never spoke of such a thing, Rick.  IrateCitizen   Dec-14-04 01:10 PM   #34 
                             - Read your history friend, and you will see that everything old  MadHound   Dec-14-04 01:19 PM   #36 
  - .  ClassWarrior   Dec-14-04 11:57 AM   #18 
  - I've seen this phenomenon numerous times myself, MadHound...  IrateCitizen   Dec-14-04 12:40 PM   #27 
     - Well said, and thank you  MadHound   Dec-14-04 12:54 PM   #32 
        - Democracy for America already exists. Join up.  w4rma   Dec-14-04 01:19 PM   #35 
           - Where friend?  MadHound   Dec-14-04 01:20 PM   #37 

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