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Lerkfish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-20-05 08:16 AM
Response to Reply #7
18. what about the D over the D?
in a primary, the progressive Dem over the DLC dem?

wouldn't that be better?
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  -Dammit, people, campaigning and voting in LOCKSTEP is the answer. GaYellowDawg  Dec-20-05 07:53 AM   #0 
  - Gotta insure honest elections FIRST. We tried voting three times  havocmom   Dec-20-05 07:56 AM   #1 
  - VERY good point.  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 07:57 AM   #3 
  - nice imagery.  Bill McBlueState   Dec-20-05 07:57 AM   #2 
  - Doesn't matter about ethics?  BobRossi   Dec-20-05 07:59 AM   #4 
  - I'm not talking about Democrats abandoning ethics.  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 08:15 AM   #16 
  - Not going to happen under the DLC  Warpy   Dec-20-05 08:00 AM   #5 
  - Here are your two choices:  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 08:03 AM   #9 
     - I reject your false dichotomy.  Lerkfish   Dec-20-05 08:15 AM   #15 
     - "there are more choices than that" NAME THEM.  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 08:18 AM   #21 
        - first of all, I reject your labeling of unity as "fascist lockstep"  Lerkfish   Dec-20-05 08:24 AM   #29 
           - Aah, now you finally get it.  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 08:32 AM   #35 
              - false accuastion.  Lerkfish   Dec-20-05 08:39 AM   #41 
                 - Okay -  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 08:46 AM   #46 
                    - thanks  Lerkfish   Dec-20-05 09:35 AM   #55 
     - False choice  Warpy   Dec-20-05 08:19 AM   #24 
  - Try getting the Dem politicians to do the same against the war.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-20-05 08:00 AM   #6 
  - Uh oh. You're in trouble now.  Skinner   Dec-20-05 08:00 AM   #7 
  - what about the D over the D?  Lerkfish   Dec-20-05 08:16 AM   #18 
     - Primaries are a completely different issue.  Skinner   Dec-20-05 08:27 AM   #31 
     - I missed it: was ANYONE avocating not voting for dems against repubs?  Lerkfish   Dec-20-05 08:36 AM   #39 
     - My message is not self-conflicting.  Skinner   Dec-20-05 08:53 AM   #49 
        - thanks for the clarification.  Lerkfish   Dec-20-05 09:34 AM   #54 
     - Well, there you go, Skinner -- making sense!!!  DeepModem Mom   Dec-20-05 08:39 AM   #43 
     - ABSOLUTELY!!  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 08:35 AM   #37 
  - Feel free to live as you wish  CornField   Dec-20-05 08:00 AM   #8 
  - Fine.  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 08:08 AM   #12 
  - again, false dichotomy, the choice betwee Lieberman and Delay is not the  Lerkfish   Dec-20-05 08:19 AM   #22 
  - You are COMPLETELY missing the point.  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 08:22 AM   #27 
     - no, I get YOUR point, you're not getting MINE.  Lerkfish   Dec-20-05 08:29 AM   #32 
        - I was talking about post-primary the entire time.  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 08:43 AM   #44 
           - I would like to query the INTENT of your originating post, then.  Lerkfish   Dec-20-05 09:40 AM   #56 
              - Now you're the one with a false dichotomy.  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 10:39 AM   #58 
                 - kinda uncomfortable, aint it?  Lerkfish   Dec-20-05 12:30 PM   #61 
  - Sieg Heil  CornField   Dec-20-05 08:21 AM   #25 
     - Holy CRAP.  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 08:30 AM   #33 
        - That may be what you are saying now  CornField   Dec-20-05 09:24 AM   #53 
  - voting on pure "principle" doesn't get Dem Committee chairs  emulatorloo   Dec-20-05 08:39 AM   #42 
     - And what's being advocated here is exactly  CornField   Dec-20-05 09:23 AM   #52 
        - actually no -- all the "don't tell me to vote in lock-step" people  emulatorloo   Dec-20-05 12:30 PM   #62 
  - What was the question? To mine, the answer is: "Diebold"  robbedvoter   Dec-20-05 08:03 AM   #10 
  - Democrats can't even agree that the illegal war is illegal  The Stranger   Dec-20-05 08:05 AM   #11 
  - I'll tell you exactly why.  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 08:11 AM   #14 
     - If we have learned anything (. . . paging Dr. Dean . . . ) it is that we  The Stranger   Dec-20-05 08:54 AM   #50 
  - I will only campaign and vote for Democratic Candidates who  Walt Starr   Dec-20-05 08:09 AM   #13 
  - Did that last time  mmonk   Dec-20-05 08:15 AM   #17 
  - Perhaps we should put on some smart uniforms  alcibiades_mystery   Dec-20-05 08:16 AM   #19 
  - And this is the problem.  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 08:19 AM   #23 
     - Yeah, that's why...  alcibiades_mystery   Dec-20-05 11:09 AM   #60 
  - We have realize that our opponents are monsters.  AngryAmish   Dec-20-05 08:18 AM   #20 
  - I respectfully disagree with that message  Armstead   Dec-20-05 08:22 AM   #26 
  - Good post.  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 08:37 AM   #40 
  - Uh-huh. The problem is that Democrats don't act like Republicans, huh?  TahitiNut   Dec-20-05 08:23 AM   #28 
  - ZOOM!! Right past the point!!  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 08:34 AM   #36 
  - That's our only hope! That's why they "win"? They would be made  Auntie Bush   Dec-20-05 08:26 AM   #30 
  - Owning the voting machines is the answer..  rman   Dec-20-05 08:31 AM   #34 
  - Herded many cats lately?  PatrioticOhioLiberal   Dec-20-05 08:35 AM   #38 
  - I sure got "meowed" on, didn't I?  GaYellowDawg   Dec-20-05 08:48 AM   #47 
     - Yeppers  PatrioticOhioLiberal   Dec-20-05 09:19 AM   #51 
  - Dawg, I just supported you with a rec. nt  DeepModem Mom   Dec-20-05 08:44 AM   #45 
  - How 'bout Democrats in Congress show us how to, first?  Walt Starr   Dec-20-05 08:49 AM   #48 
  - hmmm....  GreenArrow   Dec-20-05 09:47 AM   #57 
     - how dare you criticize our future Pyrrhic victories!  MisterP   Dec-20-05 12:50 PM   #65 
        - someone has to be the party pooper  GreenArrow   Dec-20-05 06:40 PM   #66 
  - I used to think that way, but then I felt more and more that my vote  deutsey   Dec-20-05 10:49 AM   #59 
  - that, or....  Jed Dilligan   Dec-20-05 12:42 PM   #63 
  - I explored the same avenue of thought as a total outsider  BelgianMadCow   Dec-20-05 12:46 PM   #64 
 

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