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Pushed To The Left Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-27-05 09:48 PM
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It's time for liberal-moderate alliance!
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There should be two groups in politics: the radical right and those who oppose them. At a Meetup last night, a speaker from Americans United described the alliance between the religious right, "small-government" conservatives, and Neocons. In my opinion, someone who believes in "small government" shouldn't be aligning themselves with the religious right, who support a very intrusive government! However, they wanted to win, so they sold out what they believed in.

I believe that those of us who oppose the radical right---liberals, progressives, moderates, etc--don't agree on everything, but we have a hell of a lot more in common than a libertarian-conservative has with the religious right! If those groups can band together to form the radical right, then the rest of us should have no problem banding together to DESTROY them!

Even if the country is 50/50 when it comes to Democrat vs. Republican, I believe that the radical right probably makes up much less than 50%! If the battle was the radical right vs. everybody else, the radical right wouldn't stand a chance!
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  -It's time for liberal-moderate alliance! Pushed To The Left  May-27-05 09:48 PM   #0 
  - How 'bout Beat-Their-Ass Time? (Speaking of Wingnuts) n/t  UTUSN   May-27-05 09:51 PM   #1 
  - More like...  SouthernDem2004   May-27-05 11:01 PM   #2 
  - so much for the alliance.  ulysses   May-27-05 11:07 PM   #3 
  - Exactly... Here's where I am at  GreenPartyVoter   May-27-05 11:09 PM   #5 
  - that's usually where I am in these things.  ulysses   May-27-05 11:12 PM   #6 
  - *rubbing hands together in glee* Mwuahahahahahahahahah!!!!  GreenPartyVoter   May-27-05 11:12 PM   #7 
     - Ya know, in real life I can't pull that evil laugh thing off. Have a  GreenPartyVoter   May-27-05 11:13 PM   #8 
     - Try a Cruella da Ville impression, then :-) (n/t)  muriel_volestrangler   May-29-05 06:26 AM   #49 
     - you've got your Simon LeGree mustache, right?  ulysses   May-27-05 11:13 PM   #9 
        - Hey, I pay good money to wax that sucker off! I'm a girly girl.  GreenPartyVoter   May-27-05 11:15 PM   #10 
           - heh!  ulysses   May-27-05 11:17 PM   #11 
              - I eat meat and use plastic sandwish baggies too. *slapping wrist*  GreenPartyVoter   May-27-05 11:19 PM   #13 
              - unclean! unclean!  ulysses   May-27-05 11:19 PM   #15 
                 - You can beat me with hemp sackcloth if ya want.  GreenPartyVoter   May-27-05 11:22 PM   #19 
                    - well only if it's consentual.  ulysses   May-27-05 11:24 PM   #20 
                       - Well, that's very PC of you. ;^D  GreenPartyVoter   May-27-05 11:24 PM   #21 
              - heh. i heard green party voters arewhite middle class college students!  KG   May-27-05 11:19 PM   #14 
                 - can't imagine where you heard that one...  ulysses   May-27-05 11:20 PM   #17 
                 - Well, that was me 12 years ago, but since then I graduated  GreenPartyVoter   May-27-05 11:22 PM   #18 
  - where do you get those graphs from?  Fone Book   May-27-05 11:25 PM   #22 
  - Got them from  GreenPartyVoter   May-27-05 11:26 PM   #23 
     - thank you  Fone Book   May-27-05 11:45 PM   #29 
  - And here's where about 200 DUers mapped on the Political Compass...  TahitiNut   May-27-05 11:33 PM   #26 
     - ha...thats exactly where i the 59% box.  rndmprsn   May-28-05 09:57 PM   #42 
  - Probably people who don't support corporations like those in my sig line.  Zhade   May-28-05 09:41 PM   #39 
  - How radical is radical, anyhoo?  GreenPartyVoter   May-27-05 11:07 PM   #4 
  - any time you'd care to clarify that, please let me know.  ulysses   May-27-05 11:18 PM   #12 
  - Lets see...  SouthernDem2004   May-28-05 07:32 AM   #35 
     - that's quite an endearing cariacature you've created.  ulysses   May-28-05 09:24 PM   #38 
     - "Have a sense of superiority." Are you looking in the mirror while typing?  Zhade   May-28-05 09:46 PM   #40 
     - There is anti-religion and then there is atheist.  SouthernDem2004   May-29-05 12:55 AM   #46 
        - Fair enough. I certainly don't want to eradicate people's faiths.  Zhade   May-29-05 01:54 AM   #48 
     - Does Anti-Business mean...  bvar22   May-28-05 10:08 PM   #43 
        - Notice I said to varying degrees. /eom  SouthernDem2004   May-29-05 12:51 AM   #44 
  - another centrist drive-by.  ulysses   May-27-05 11:32 PM   #25 
  - The radical right is winning right now  Pushed To The Left   May-28-05 12:14 AM   #32 
     - You are correct.  SouthernDem2004   May-28-05 07:33 AM   #36 
  - radical right, well radical left is much smaller too,  seabeyond   May-27-05 11:20 PM   #16 
  - All hands on the deck of democracy! ALL HANDS ON DECK!!!  Just Me   May-27-05 11:30 PM   #24 
  - We trieds that.. tehy stole the election... again.. So. What now?  GreenPartyVoter   May-27-05 11:34 PM   #27 
  - Indeed, corporatists must be stopped.  Zhade   May-28-05 09:48 PM   #41 
  - ok - disregarding the naysayers,  ulysses   May-27-05 11:43 PM   #28 
  - Opposing the radical right!  Pushed To The Left   May-28-05 12:01 AM   #30 
     - check post #2.  ulysses   May-28-05 12:04 AM   #31 
  - I believe we've been singing that song for the past 8 years or so  spindoctor   May-28-05 01:07 AM   #33 
  - I'm talking about something bigger than that  Pushed To The Left   May-28-05 02:28 AM   #34 
  - The Left needs to stay left, the moderates will come to us out of necessit  blondeatlast   May-28-05 07:36 AM   #37 
     - Exactly.  merh   May-29-05 12:53 AM   #45 
     - I don't think so.  augie38   May-29-05 12:59 AM   #47 

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