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93. If it weren't for straw man arguments, some people here
would have absolutely nothing whatsoever to say.
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  -Anybody else ashamed that the Dems couldn't keep our team together saracat  Feb-03-05 02:34 PM   #0 
  - What was the score?  electropop   Feb-03-05 02:37 PM   #1 
  - Not done yet. But Lieberman and Salazar defected.  saracat   Feb-03-05 02:39 PM   #3 
     - I'm ashamed of nothing. These two should be ashamed of themselves.  Just Me   Feb-03-05 02:41 PM   #4 
  - Ashamed yes, but not really  Nite Owl   Feb-03-05 02:37 PM   #2 
  - I hope things change, but if not go here  davidwparker   Feb-03-05 02:45 PM   #8 
     - I support Dean for chair but he wasn't liberal enough for me to vote  saracat   Feb-03-05 02:49 PM   #11 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-03-05 02:54 PM   #16 
     - Nonsense, but things like this ARE pushing me away.  saracat   Feb-03-05 02:55 PM   #19 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-03-05 02:58 PM   #23 
        - Good for you. People like Lieberman and Salazar representing my party  saracat   Feb-03-05 03:04 PM   #31 
           - It bothers me too.  ClassWarrior   Feb-03-05 03:09 PM   #37 
              - You 've joined your counrty party? Whoopee. I have been a Party officer fo  saracat   Feb-03-05 03:19 PM   #54 
                 - Would you characterize yourself as a UNITER or a DIVIDER?  Just Me   Feb-03-05 03:23 PM   #59 
                 - I'm talking about the Democratic Party.  ClassWarrior   Feb-03-05 03:24 PM   #60 
                    - I was too. I am a Democratic Party officer, and I am entitled to my  saracat   Feb-03-05 03:38 PM   #69 
                       - Sometimes the only way to win an argument is to distort your opponent's...  ClassWarrior   Feb-03-05 04:04 PM   #75 
                          - If it weren't for straw man arguments, some people here  QC   Feb-03-05 11:59 PM   #93 
        - Fine. So, your post seeks to achieve pushing everyone away?  Just Me   Feb-03-05 03:03 PM   #30 
           - My post is meant to kick the Dems in the ass for not being proactive in  saracat   Feb-03-05 03:08 PM   #36 
              - Yeah, I'm sure Joe-mentum is punching up Explorer right now...  ClassWarrior   Feb-03-05 03:18 PM   #52 
              - So because Joe doesn't read DU I shouldn't post a protest?  saracat   Feb-03-05 03:20 PM   # 
                 - Which brings me to my point...  ClassWarrior   Feb-03-05 03:23 PM   #58 
              - You're kicking the whole party in the ass for two lost votes. Why?  Just Me   Feb-03-05 03:20 PM   #55 
                 - I am not blasting the entire Party. I applaud those that voted against  saracat   Feb-03-05 03:25 PM   #62 
                    - Read your original post. Why aren't you on the phone to blast the two,...  Just Me   Feb-03-05 03:29 PM   #65 
                       - What makes you think I haven't?  saracat   Feb-03-05 03:43 PM   #71 
                          - How are you helping,...anyone?  Just Me   Feb-03-05 04:13 PM   #76 
                             - Ah! disagreement is negative! Gotcha!  saracat   Feb-03-05 04:22 PM   #78 
                                - Sometimes the only way to win an argument is to distort your opponent's...  ClassWarrior   Feb-03-05 04:23 PM   #80 
                                   - I hear Johnny one note ! It seems I have heard this song before.  saracat   Feb-03-05 04:30 PM   #81 
     - I'm not from Vermont, but I was thinking calling Dean  davidwparker   Feb-03-05 11:21 PM   #89 
     - Dean is a Dem. He thinks Greens are idiots.  John_H   Feb-03-05 05:16 PM   #82 
        - I've not seen that in the platform. Could you provide me a link  davidwparker   Feb-03-05 11:18 PM   #88 
  - Now I read we didn't even keep it together on SSI! Ben nelson bolted.  saracat   Feb-03-05 02:41 PM   #5 
  - Well, in that case, SHAME ON NELSON!!!! eom  Just Me   Feb-03-05 02:43 PM   #7 
  - That's the one that really disappoints me  Walt Starr   Feb-03-05 03:01 PM   #26 
  - Not Yet he hasn't.  Teaser   Feb-03-05 04:20 PM   #77 
  - Saddened, not ashamed  Eloriel   Feb-03-05 02:41 PM   #6 
  - The only Dems I am ashamed of...  pmbryant   Feb-03-05 02:47 PM   #9 
  - So you AREN"T ashamed of Lieberman? How nice. I suppose it is okay to have  saracat   Feb-03-05 02:52 PM   #14 
     - Well, "it doesn't hurt that much..." (n/t)  RaulVB   Feb-03-05 02:55 PM   #20 
     - He said he's ashamed of Dems who "bolt."  ClassWarrior   Feb-03-05 03:02 PM   #27 
  - No, I am proud...  housewolf   Feb-03-05 02:48 PM   #10 
  - And they have chosen torture over human rights (n/t)  RaulVB   Feb-03-05 02:56 PM   #21 
  - Doesn't it cross the line when they vote yes on someone who broke the law?  Zhade   Feb-03-05 03:02 PM   #28 
  - I am not defending their vote but their ability to vote as they choose...  housewolf   Feb-03-05 03:21 PM   #56 
     - Good explanation, I concur.  Zhade   Feb-03-05 03:27 PM   #64 
        - Exactly! Thank you.... n/t  housewolf   Feb-03-05 03:32 PM   #67 
  - Wow. Totrure is a choice?  saracat   Feb-03-05 03:10 PM   #38 
     - Sometimes the only way to win an argument is to distort your opponent's...  ClassWarrior   Feb-03-05 03:19 PM   #53 
     - No... VOTING is a choice  housewolf   Feb-03-05 03:24 PM   #61 
  - Of course, another thread bashing ALL the Dems for the sins of a few.  ClassWarrior   Feb-03-05 02:50 PM   #12 
  - What I am bashing is the disgracefulness of our leadership not  saracat   Feb-03-05 03:01 PM   #25 
     - If you think this is such an important statement to make, then...  ClassWarrior   Feb-03-05 03:05 PM   #33 
        - Read my post above where I salute those who do.  saracat   Feb-03-05 03:13 PM   #47 
           - I did. It's buried in the middle of a thread casting shame on all Dems.  ClassWarrior   Feb-03-05 03:21 PM   #57 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-03-05 02:50 PM   #13 
  - And I don't care it they do. Facts are facts.  saracat   Feb-03-05 02:54 PM   #17 
  - The FACTS are that 96% of the Dems stuck together. No shame there.  Just Me   Feb-03-05 03:34 PM   #68 
     - Pretty amazing, really  WesDem   Feb-03-05 06:44 PM   #85 
  - Oh, so you think they will not come up with it by themselves?  RaulVB   Feb-03-05 02:54 PM   #18 
     - Yes. People SHOULD STOP feeding them such "talking points". Agree.n/t  Just Me   Feb-03-05 03:05 PM   #32 
     - No, most Freeps are too damn knuckle-dragging stupid...  ClassWarrior   Feb-03-05 03:15 PM   #51 
  - How are the Republican RubberStampers holding up?  Old and In the Way   Feb-03-05 02:53 PM   #15 
  - 43 out of 45 (including Jeffords) is 96%  rockymountaindem   Feb-03-05 02:57 PM   #22 
  - It was ONLY Liebermann and Salazar??  ClassWarrior   Feb-03-05 03:00 PM   #24 
  - So far. Voting isn't finished.  saracat   Feb-03-05 03:02 PM   #29 
  - Bill Nelson voting yes :(  Idioteque   Feb-03-05 03:07 PM   #35 
  - Only TWO didn't vote AGAINST him????  BullGooseLoony   Feb-03-05 03:06 PM   #34 
     - We are talking about torture, yeah, no biggie  RaulVB   Feb-03-05 03:11 PM   #40 
     - We're talking about a cabinet confirmation.  BullGooseLoony   Feb-03-05 03:12 PM   #42 
     - No vote has happened yet  Walt Starr   Feb-03-05 03:12 PM   #44 
        - I'm just going off of Rocky's post. nt  BullGooseLoony   Feb-03-05 03:13 PM   #46 
     - Sometimes the only way to win an argument is to distort your opponent's...  ClassWarrior   Feb-03-05 03:14 PM   #48 
     - Um, there has been no vote yet  Walt Starr   Feb-03-05 03:12 PM   #43 
     - I know. Historic even.  LittleClarkie   Feb-03-05 03:41 PM   #70 
  - Yes. And if we have 41,it will have been Reid's decision to allow torture  genius   Feb-03-05 03:11 PM   #39 
  - but his parents were migrant farm workers!!!!!  Pepperbelly   Feb-03-05 03:13 PM   #45 
     - Hitler had a tough childhood too.  genius   Feb-03-05 03:27 PM   #63 
        - sense of humor not your strong point? nt  Pepperbelly   Feb-03-05 03:44 PM   #73 
           - ROTFLMAO.  ClassWarrior   Feb-03-05 04:22 PM   #79 
  - let's see two defections isn't that bad  WI_DEM   Feb-03-05 03:11 PM   #41 
  - Two defectors SO FAR  Walt Starr   Feb-03-05 03:14 PM   #49 
  - Nelson just voted aye. Pig.  saracat   Feb-03-05 03:44 PM   #72 
  - Salazar will not defect on social security  paulk   Feb-03-05 06:00 PM   #83 
     - He's folded three out of three votes to date  Walt Starr   Feb-03-05 07:45 PM   #86 
        - he had never said how he was going to vote on the nominations  paulk   Feb-03-05 07:58 PM   #87 
        - The guy's been in the Senate for all of five minutes  Hippo_Tron   Feb-03-05 11:30 PM   #92 
  - Three with Nelson  saracat   Feb-03-05 03:15 PM   #50 
     - We have thirty six ayes. We lost a lot more than two!  saracat   Feb-03-05 04:03 PM   #74 
  - We have a team??????!!!  Generator   Feb-03-05 03:32 PM   #66 
  - I think for these types to change, we're going to have to make it  BlueInRed   Feb-03-05 06:07 PM   #84 
  - Doesn't suprise me at all. n/t  UmpaLumpa   Feb-03-05 11:22 PM   #90 
  - Gonzales was another trap for Democrats, Bill Nelson in particular  Hippo_Tron   Feb-03-05 11:28 PM   #91 

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