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17. Aw c'mon everybody. Get with it.
The moral majority is living in the Dark Ages and yet we want to read books and question stuff and that's not where it's at. Go to a witch dunking. Attend an exorcism. Key your Muslim neighbors car why don't you? It's the age of Superstition and 'Reason' is like nowheresville.
We won't get any votes following our souls and moral principals.
Sell out!
You'll feel better.
Next meeting is at zero dark thirty at the Chestnut Tree Cafe. Pass it on.
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  -Far right GOP agrees with far right DLC. Dobson's Focus on the Family. madfloridian  Oct-08-05 06:18 PM   #0 
  - "Focus On Your Own Damn Family"  jhain   Oct-08-05 06:19 PM   #1 
  - I see that on bumper stickers in Colorado Springs.  MissMarple   Oct-09-05 03:16 PM   #62 
  - divide and conquer  knowbody0   Oct-08-05 06:20 PM   #2 
  - Jeeze Louise...  MrBenchley   Oct-08-05 06:26 PM   #3 
  - The DLC report was just about like that.  madfloridian   Oct-08-05 06:28 PM   #4 
  - Surrrre it was...  MrBenchley   Oct-08-05 06:42 PM   #10 
     - And there is more.  madfloridian   Oct-08-05 06:52 PM   #14 
        - Of course there would be (snicker)  MrBenchley   Oct-09-05 03:05 AM   #18 
           - Snickering is a neocon strategy employed when the neocon is really wrong  Nikki Stone 1   Oct-09-05 03:16 AM   #19 
              - Snickering is an appropriate response to silliness...  MrBenchley   Oct-09-05 03:26 AM   #20 
              - Don't cut them- freeze them and then smash them to bits.  Dr Fate   Oct-09-05 02:14 PM   #55 
                 - Frozen, broken Snickers......I seem to have not yet lived!  Nikki Stone 1   Oct-09-05 08:34 PM   #66 
  - You Nailed It...  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-09-05 09:00 AM   #24 
  - One wonder what planet some of these folks live on...  MrBenchley   Oct-09-05 11:42 AM   #36 
  - DLC vs DNC - a 10 round KO match - get your tickets exclusively at DU!!  Mr_Spock   Oct-09-05 12:09 PM   #45 
  - As the GOP becomes more and more EXTREME ...  TahitiNut   Oct-08-05 06:29 PM   #5 
  - we can't win without the DLC constituencies  Neil Lisst   Oct-08-05 06:35 PM   #9 
  - Carlos, is that you?  TahitiNut   Oct-08-05 06:58 PM   #16 
  - Oh man! Carlos!!! whatever became of him?  wellstone_democrat   Oct-09-05 01:31 PM   #49 
     - He was banned.  Dr Fate   Oct-09-05 02:16 PM   #56 
        - yeah, I remember but wondered if anyone knew his  wellstone_democrat   Oct-09-05 02:29 PM   #57 
  - You are trying to use common sense on an activist site - stop that  Mr_Spock   Oct-09-05 11:49 AM   #39 
  - The DLC doesn't have constituencies. They have donors.  sfexpat2000   Oct-09-05 01:58 PM   #53 
  - If you really need to know what is wrong...  MrBenchley   Oct-09-05 04:18 AM   #21 
     - Of course not. Everone knows that the "winning strategy" is to ...  TahitiNut   Oct-09-05 08:07 AM   #22 
     - Wonder where you dredge this nonsense up...  MrBenchley   Oct-09-05 08:53 AM   #23 
     - Don't ask and I won't tell.  TahitiNut   Oct-09-05 09:10 AM   #25 
        - If It Wasn't  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-09-05 09:16 AM   #27 
        - Yep. I guess that's why there're Log Cabin Republicans.  TahitiNut   Oct-09-05 09:40 AM   #31 
           - Were We Better Off When Hardwick Was The Law Of The Land?  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-09-05 09:43 AM   #32 
              - Let me get this straight (or gay) ...  TahitiNut   Oct-09-05 09:57 AM   #33 
        - Believe me, you can keep whatever it is...  MrBenchley   Oct-09-05 11:38 AM   #34 
     - Strengthen our base, reach out to young voters,  bluedawg12   Oct-13-05 12:42 AM   #123 
     - HRC, Vilsack, Mary Landrieu  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-09-05 09:11 AM   #26 
        - There's a HUGH difference between Franco and Hitler!  TahitiNut   Oct-09-05 09:16 AM   #28 
        - Hitler Was The Architect Of The Final Solution And Threw The World Into  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-09-05 09:23 AM   #29 
        - See? You agree.  TahitiNut   Oct-09-05 09:26 AM   #30 
        - So you're seriously trying to pretend Hillary Clinton is like Hitler....  MrBenchley   Oct-09-05 11:43 AM   #37 
           - Nice try.  TahitiNut   Oct-09-05 11:59 AM   #42 
              - Don't know what the hell else you're getting at....  MrBenchley   Oct-09-05 12:02 PM   #43 
                 - So, you're saying it's ignorance rather than intention?  TahitiNut   Oct-09-05 01:02 PM   #47 
                    - Can't tell whether your claim was ignorant or deliberately dishonest  MrBenchley   Oct-09-05 01:27 PM   #48 
                       - That you "don't know" and "can't tell" ....  TahitiNut   Oct-09-05 01:39 PM   #50 
                          - So tell me what the point of the "Hitler/Franco" post was....  MrBenchley   Oct-09-05 01:52 PM   #52 
        - Agreed...  MrBenchley   Oct-09-05 11:39 AM   #35 
        - There are more than too many here beyond persuasion  Mr_Spock   Oct-09-05 11:56 AM   #41 
  - We've done it the DLC's way for 5 years  bluestateguy   Oct-08-05 06:32 PM   #6 
  - Don't forget Melissa Bean. n/t  LoZoccolo   Oct-08-05 06:34 PM   #8 
  - That would be the Harry Truman  MrBenchley   Oct-08-05 06:45 PM   #11 
  - None of those people are progressives/populists  nvliberal   Oct-09-05 11:46 AM   #38 
  - This is a tenuous shortcut to real analysis.  LoZoccolo   Oct-08-05 06:33 PM   #7 
  - I added more from the WP article. See my edit above.  madfloridian   Oct-08-05 06:45 PM   #12 
     - If your point was you're wrong, then you made it  Neil Lisst   Oct-08-05 06:48 PM   #13 
        - No, not all of them are Democrats.  madfloridian   Oct-08-05 06:54 PM   #15 
           - So which ones are really Republicans? Hillary? Max Cleland? Kerry?  MrBenchley   Oct-09-05 02:54 PM   #60 
              - No, of course not.  madfloridian   Oct-09-05 06:22 PM   #65 
                 - That's who the Democratic Leadership Council is....  MrBenchley   Oct-10-05 07:18 AM   #72 
  - Aw c'mon everybody. Get with it.  niallmac   Oct-08-05 06:58 PM   #17 
  - There is no" to far to the left "as far as I'm concerned. n/t  Snotcicles   Oct-09-05 11:50 AM   #40 
  - The DLC is comprised of REPUBLICAN INFILTRATORS into the Dem Party  loudsue   Oct-09-05 12:06 PM   #44 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-09-05 12:16 PM   #46 
  - Hillary Clinton is a GOP infiltrator? Really?  MrBenchley   Oct-09-05 02:53 PM   #59 
     - Mr. Benchley...how can you be so blind.  loudsue   Oct-09-05 06:05 PM   #64 
        - So I guess the answer to my question is  MrBenchley   Oct-10-05 07:16 AM   #71 
  - Didn't we do this in 2004? Or was Kerry a wild leftist to these peeps  wellstone_democrat   Oct-09-05 01:40 PM   #51 
  - Don't forget all those hippies like Max Cleland we ran in 2002. n/t  Dr Fate   Oct-09-05 02:11 PM   #54 
     - You DO know Cleland is a member of the DLC, don't you?  MrBenchley   Oct-09-05 02:51 PM   #58 
        - You DO know I campaigned for Max Cleland in Augusta GA.  Dr Fate   Oct-09-05 03:11 PM   #61 
           - So in other words, Cleland is part of the DLC  MrBenchley   Oct-09-05 05:00 PM   #63 
              - I never said he was not DLC. I said he lost in 2002.  Dr Fate   Oct-09-05 09:26 PM   #67 
              - So that DLC must not be ALL bad, if it's got folks like Cleland, eh?  MrBenchley   Oct-10-05 07:07 AM   #69 
                 - I agree- the DLC is not all bad. I love Cleland, Gore, Hackett, etc  Dr Fate   Oct-10-05 11:12 AM   #75 
                    - Like I said...  MrBenchley   Oct-10-05 04:19 PM   #78 
                       - I was responding to post #51  Dr Fate   Oct-10-05 05:08 PM   #80 
                          - I don't see many Democrats courting the religious right...  MrBenchley   Oct-10-05 05:13 PM   #82 
                             - Here is a unique idea on how we actually can do that:  Dr Fate   Oct-10-05 05:23 PM   #83 
                                - That seemed to you like a good idea? Weird.  MrBenchley   Oct-11-05 06:14 AM   #88 
                                   - Someone said Zell is moderate? I thought he was more in line w/ the DLC  Dr Fate   Oct-11-05 10:10 AM   #92 
                                   - Please, somebody buy a clue.....  MrBenchley   Oct-11-05 04:40 PM   #97 
                                      - I've never met any DLC volunteers. They seem to only exist on websites.  Dr Fate   Oct-11-05 05:14 PM   #100 
                                         - Know what? I'm not gonna tell you why that is...  MrBenchley   Oct-11-05 05:18 PM   #102 
                                            - Probably because you are their 501st volunteer.  Dr Fate   Oct-11-05 05:24 PM   #105 
                                               - This gets funnier and funnier....  MrBenchley   Oct-11-05 05:27 PM   #108 
                                   - So you are against living wages for families? Sounds "far right."  Dr Fate   Oct-11-05 10:32 AM   #95 
                                      - Did Kreskin tell you that was what that gibberish referred to?  MrBenchley   Oct-11-05 04:54 PM   #98 
                                         - I'll be glad to continue that topic in the original thread:  Dr Fate   Oct-11-05 05:18 PM   #103 
                                            - Include me out....  MrBenchley   Oct-11-05 05:25 PM   #107 
                                               - I will.  Dr Fate   Oct-11-05 05:29 PM   #109 
              - Also, I think Kerry won in Richmond county due to massive GOTV...  Dr Fate   Oct-09-05 09:50 PM   #68 
                 - Geeze, get out the vote is a strategy old as the hills....  MrBenchley   Oct-10-05 07:13 AM   #70 
                    - Wrong- it was Liberal Black voters who put Kerry over the top in Augusta.  Dr Fate   Oct-10-05 11:18 AM   #76 
                       - And I'll bet a lot were old line moderate Democrats  MrBenchley   Oct-10-05 04:17 PM   #77 
                          - No- that would be the Gov. Barnes machine, who lost everything in 2002.  Dr Fate   Oct-10-05 05:02 PM   #79 
                             - Jeepers  MrBenchley   Oct-11-05 06:24 AM   #89 
                                - Where can I meet some of these active DLC people?  Dr Fate   Oct-11-05 10:15 AM   #93 
                                - The "me too" strategy was one passed down from the top in 2002.  Dr Fate   Oct-11-05 10:27 AM   #94 
                                   - Again, did you expect to set national policy  MrBenchley   Oct-11-05 04:37 PM   #96 
                                      - I dont believe I've looked at the DNC website in some time either.  Dr Fate   Oct-11-05 05:11 PM   #99 
                                         - Tee hee hee....  MrBenchley   Oct-11-05 05:16 PM   #101 
                                            - I asked how YOU influence national policy.  Dr Fate   Oct-11-05 05:19 PM   #104 
                                               - Ask louder....  MrBenchley   Oct-11-05 05:24 PM   #106 
                                                  - Nah- I'll check "the website"- that holy-grail of strategic wisdom...  Dr Fate   Oct-11-05 06:48 PM   #113 
                                                     - About fucking time....  MrBenchley   Oct-12-05 07:22 AM   #114 
                                                     - Yes- and you can tell from my posts that I was never driving at that.  Dr Fate   Oct-12-05 12:57 PM   #116 
                                                     - Which posts are supposed to tell me that, pray tell?  MrBenchley   Oct-12-05 04:29 PM   #117 
                                                     - No one is supposed to tell YOU anything, Mr. Benchly.  Dr Fate   Oct-12-05 04:53 PM   #118 
                                                     - Awwww....  MrBenchley   Oct-12-05 05:08 PM   #119 
                                                     - Oh- is that how it happened?  Dr Fate   Oct-13-05 12:05 AM   #120 
                                                     - Hey, you didn't know what type of organization it is  MrBenchley   Oct-13-05 07:14 AM   #125 
                                                     - Either you are dull or half way okay at turning things around on people.  Dr Fate   Oct-13-05 12:17 PM   #129 
                                                     - Far as I can see "the constant theme over the past 2 years on DU"  MrBenchley   Oct-13-05 06:09 PM   #132 
  - Just what we've known. Far right GOP = far right DLC  leesa   Oct-10-05 08:19 AM   #73 
  - As if Kerry and many other candidates didn't take this approach & LOSE!  confludemocrat   Oct-10-05 08:42 AM   #74 
  - WTF?!  Arkana   Oct-10-05 05:09 PM   #81 
  - Far-right NRA agrees with Howard Dean!  LoZoccolo   Oct-10-05 05:24 PM   #84 
  - Let's take all this issue by issue, candidate by candidate.  Dr Fate   Oct-10-05 05:27 PM   #85 
  - I wasn't really serious.  LoZoccolo   Oct-10-05 08:13 PM   #87 
  - Dean does not go much for gun control.  madfloridian   Oct-10-05 05:31 PM   #86 
  - So since YOU declare it a non-issue  MrBenchley   Oct-11-05 06:31 AM   #90 
  - And James Dobson is opposed to gun control! Aiyeee!  MrBenchley   Oct-11-05 06:36 AM   #91 
     - That is why I say "issue by issue, candidate by candidate."  Dr Fate   Oct-11-05 05:38 PM   #110 
     - Now just a damn minute! I thought Howard Dean was an "ultra-leftist"  AntiCoup2K4   Oct-11-05 05:56 PM   #111 
        - Issue by issue, candidate by candidate.  Dr Fate   Oct-11-05 05:59 PM   #112 
        - Who the fuck ever said Dean was an ultra-leftist?  MrBenchley   Oct-12-05 07:27 AM   #115 
           - I don't know, maybe the DLC itself...  Solon   Oct-13-05 12:27 AM   #121 
              - The DLC notes that Kerry was being overly tactical.  Dr Fate   Oct-13-05 12:35 AM   #122 
              - How I wish people could actually READ...  MrBenchley   Oct-13-05 07:25 AM   #127 
                 - Oh, my bad, I thought I ras reading that from their website.  Dr Fate   Oct-13-05 12:12 PM   #128 
                    - ruh-ro....  MrBenchley   Oct-13-05 06:07 PM   #131 
                       - The DLC put that Boston Globe Editorial on their Website.  Dr Fate   Oct-13-05 07:36 PM   #138 
                          - Yes, and did you read the conclusion?  MrBenchley   Oct-14-05 06:40 AM   #139 
                             - Yes. But If you can't answer questions about an editorial you site....  Dr Fate   Oct-14-05 12:30 PM   #141 
                             - What a silly statement.....  MrBenchley   Oct-14-05 09:13 PM   #146 
                             - The reason is the DLC does indeed agree with the text it provided.  Dr Fate   Oct-14-05 01:46 PM   #144 
                                - Tee hee hee....  MrBenchley   Oct-14-05 09:14 PM   #147 
              - Ahem....  MrBenchley   Oct-13-05 07:17 AM   #126 
                 - So how do we tell which parts of the article "the website" agrees with?  Dr Fate   Oct-13-05 01:44 PM   #130 
                    - Try press releases and position papers  MrBenchley   Oct-13-05 06:11 PM   #133 
                       - I said Dean's DNC/DFA approach- I was not asking about the primaries.  Dr Fate   Oct-13-05 07:21 PM   #137 
                          - Happen to catch Dean on David Letterman?  MrBenchley   Oct-14-05 06:41 AM   #140 
                             - Good diversion. Now back tho the DLC link you sited:  Dr Fate   Oct-14-05 12:35 PM   #142 
                             - n/t  Dr Fate   Oct-14-05 01:44 PM   #143 
                             - No diversion at all....  MrBenchley   Oct-14-05 09:16 PM   #148 
                             - I'll answer the questions myself:  Dr Fate   Oct-14-05 01:47 PM   #145 
                                - They're your silly questions..be as goofy as you like.  MrBenchley   Oct-14-05 09:18 PM   #149 
  - There is a place for radical right wing theofascists  bluedawg12   Oct-13-05 12:52 AM   #124 
  - HA HA HA HA  MisterP   Oct-13-05 06:14 PM   #135 
  - Damn it .. the people were THERE in '04  annabanana   Oct-13-05 06:13 PM   #134 
  - "...prominent role of the centrist Democratic Leadership Council..."  paineinthearse   Oct-13-05 06:24 PM   #136 
 

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