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XemaSab Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-06-05 05:04 PM
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87. One poster made the excellent observation....
...that the different candidates in the primaries represented different futures for the party, and that by refighting the primaries we're advocating different directions for the party to go in.
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  -I'm happy about Dean being chair, but let's not fool ourselves fujiyama  Feb-06-05 12:16 AM   #0 
  - It's going to be a lot of hard work.  Borgnine   Feb-06-05 12:22 AM   #1 
  - Borg? Is that a pic of you? Very nice! nt  caledesi   Feb-06-05 12:34 AM   #4 
  - That's Howard Dean nt  GRLMGC   Feb-06-05 12:41 AM   #7 
  - I feel like such an idiot, but I didn't have my glasses and could  caledesi   Feb-07-05 05:21 PM   #90 
  - That looks like a young Howard Dean to me. n/t  cry baby   Feb-06-05 12:42 AM   #8 
     - He was a cutie nt  WesDem   Feb-06-05 07:31 AM   #36 
     - He had that "bad boy" thing goin' on. nt  mgdecombe   Feb-06-05 11:49 AM   #61 
     - Was a cutie?  XemaSab   Feb-06-05 04:25 PM   #84 
     - Looks like a Dean, anyway  VancSouthpaw   Feb-07-05 07:35 PM   #108 
  - I hope you're right  fujiyama   Feb-06-05 03:05 AM   #26 
  - The chair is just a fundraiser...  shoopnyc123   Feb-06-05 12:22 AM   #2 
  - I think "just a fundraiser" overstates  WesDem   Feb-06-05 07:43 AM   #40 
  - The DNC sets the entire party platform.  lojasmo   Feb-06-05 09:37 AM   #46 
  - He is the face of the party and will be on all talk shows  Toots   Feb-06-05 11:31 AM   #55 
     - hey! guess what!  tearsofneptune   Feb-06-05 02:40 PM   #78 
        - We don't have to court every type of person...  DireStrike   Feb-07-05 07:20 PM   #99 
        - Hopefully, there will be an outreach to evangelicals. If they are  Pirate Smile   Feb-07-05 10:06 PM   #121 
  - I agree and disagree  Rowdyboy   Feb-06-05 12:25 AM   #3 
  - From the endorsements he's getting  aquart   Feb-06-05 12:38 AM   #5 
  - Sorry, I don't quite catch your drift?  Rowdyboy   Feb-06-05 01:38 AM   #16 
     - The money didn't trickle down.  aquart   Feb-06-05 01:46 AM   #18 
        - Okaaaay....That clears that up....  Rowdyboy   Feb-06-05 03:02 AM   #25 
  - I have a question about the betrayal.  Clark2008   Feb-06-05 12:40 AM   #6 
  - The malicious tricks that kerry, gephardt, clark and clinton aides  Larkspur   Feb-06-05 01:04 AM   #11 
  - I'm afraid that you'll be disappointed if you think Dean will  mgdecombe   Feb-06-05 01:37 AM   #15 
  - I disagree. It WAS "the scream."  Negatron   Feb-06-05 04:23 AM   #29 
  - Sorry, but I think the "scream" has been  itzamirakul   Feb-06-05 09:45 AM   #49 
  - Interesting interpretation. I look forward to seeing what happens.  mgdecombe   Feb-06-05 11:41 AM   #59 
  - You're right, we'll see alot more of the scream. And of course it had  mgdecombe   Feb-06-05 11:40 AM   #58 
  - Did you ever hear Dean's radio ad for Yahoo using the "scream"?  NYCGirl   Feb-06-05 11:53 AM   #62 
     - Thanks for the link!  mgdecombe   Feb-06-05 12:10 PM   #65 
     - I have a sneaky feeling on Dean Day that Dean will  mandyky   Feb-06-05 04:52 PM   #85 
  - we shouldn't run from the scream..  ldf   Feb-07-05 07:44 PM   #110 
  - Success is the best revenge!  Larkspur   Feb-07-05 06:45 PM   #93 
     - Are you just eaten up with revenge or what? Your enemy is other Dems  Pirate Smile   Feb-07-05 07:00 PM   #96 
        - I'm against Dems, like ex-senator Torricelli and his patrons, like Kerry  Larkspur   Feb-07-05 07:18 PM   #98 
           - So did you vote for Kerry - your enemy?  Pirate Smile   Feb-07-05 07:26 PM   #102 
           - After Dean dropped out of the Primary, I turned ABB  Larkspur   Feb-07-05 07:29 PM   #106 
              - Do you want Kerry to lose his Senate seat? Would you rather a repug,  Pirate Smile   Feb-07-05 07:33 PM   #107 
              - I'm a CT resident and am not eligible to vote for Kerry  Larkspur   Feb-07-05 07:45 PM   #111 
                 - You didn't answer my question. What do you WANT to happen - Kerry lose  Pirate Smile   Feb-07-05 07:50 PM   #113 
                    - Is he running for senator again?  Larkspur   Feb-07-05 07:58 PM   #117 
              - Good then you can live with the fact that you did what you could to get  saracat   Feb-07-05 10:54 PM   #123 
           - Well then, you just might find yourself at odds with the good doctor  saracat   Feb-07-05 10:50 PM   #122 
  - I don't understand this "revenge" thing....  FrenchieCat   Feb-06-05 03:57 AM   #28 
  - I was not a Dean supporter during the primaries but I do not  HopeLives   Feb-06-05 09:13 AM   #43 
  - Yes, and it's not just Dean Supporters  zidzi   Feb-06-05 02:20 PM   #76 
  - Well said. And I believe that the vast majority of Dean supporters  mgdecombe   Feb-06-05 11:47 AM   #60 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-07-05 07:26 PM   #104 
     - It's really too bad Howard Dean lied about that  WesDem   Feb-07-05 07:43 PM   #109 
     - NO, the Media caught Clark on the fact that he was not registered as a Dem  Larkspur   Feb-07-05 07:49 PM   #112 
     - Amazing that  melnjones   Feb-08-05 05:56 AM   #127 
     - WesDem, Clark himself did not think he was registered.  madfloridian   Feb-07-05 07:56 PM   #115 
        - The problem is this....  FrenchieCat   Feb-08-05 12:35 AM   #125 
        - The first article  melnjones   Feb-08-05 06:06 AM   #128 
     - Care to provide any evidence that Clark  Crunchy Frog   Feb-07-05 09:05 PM   #120 
     - Howard Dean also called John Kerry a Republican  ginnyinWI   Feb-07-05 11:13 PM   #124 
  - There were malicious tricks enough to go around  WesDem   Feb-06-05 07:26 AM   #33 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-06-05 07:33 AM   #37 
  - Dean's supporters were known to be calling voters in Iowa  TexasSissy   Feb-07-05 05:51 PM   #92 
  - Please post proof of that.  madfloridian   Feb-07-05 07:22 PM   #100 
     - Sure. As soon as Larkspur posts proof of unethical behavior  TexasSissy   Feb-08-05 11:56 AM   #130 
  - Do you plan to do that by alienating  Crunchy Frog   Feb-07-05 08:17 PM   #119 
  - I think that some people are still fighting the 2004 primaries....  Rowdyboy   Feb-06-05 01:43 AM   #17 
     - Rowdyboy, I'm Not Fighting Primaries... I'm Fighting The Misconceptions  cryingshame   Feb-06-05 07:37 AM   #38 
     - This whole thread appears to be about re-fighting primaries....  Rowdyboy   Feb-06-05 09:58 AM   #51 
        - RB, about this part:  janx   Feb-06-05 10:15 AM   #52 
        - Oh, over the last 18 months I've run into a few....  Rowdyboy   Feb-06-05 10:28 AM   #53 
        - I agree Rowdy Boy! Leave the Dem bashing to the freepers  ultraist   Feb-06-05 12:11 PM   #66 
        - Take a look at this thread...  melnjones   Feb-08-05 06:11 AM   #129 
     - One poster made the excellent observation....  XemaSab   Feb-06-05 05:04 PM   #87 
  - Second That!  corbett   Feb-06-05 05:57 AM   #31 
  - How about a DNC newspaper to turn the party around?  Liberty Belle   Feb-06-05 12:43 AM   #9 
  - Before we start passing that idea around, Dems Wil lWin met with DFA  NYCGirl   Feb-06-05 09:11 AM   #42 
     - Thanks for clarifying. His post asked if we'd support a  Liberty Belle   Feb-06-05 01:50 PM   #74 
  - "Dean was the best out of a bunch of bad choices."  BullGooseLoony   Feb-06-05 12:51 AM   #10 
  - I think I worded that comment wrong  fujiyama   Feb-06-05 02:44 AM   #23 
  - The more I think about it, BGL, the more I agree.  janx   Feb-06-05 09:25 AM   #44 
  - Why are you trying to relive the primaries?  madfloridian   Feb-06-05 01:17 AM   #12 
  - I'm just hoping that having him in a leadership position  fujiyama   Feb-06-05 02:49 AM   #24 
     - You could have said it without the remark about the primaries.  madfloridian   Feb-06-05 11:59 AM   #64 
  - Looks like it hasn't ended the bitterness about the primaries at all.  DemBones DemBones   Feb-06-05 01:32 AM   #13 
  - Many of us have effectively left here to avoid this.  madfloridian   Feb-06-05 01:35 AM   #14 
  - I'm a total pessimist when it comes to this issue...  TwoSparkles   Feb-06-05 01:50 AM   #19 
  - Don't agree  tkmorris   Feb-06-05 01:58 AM   #21 
  - Found it  tkmorris   Feb-06-05 02:05 AM   #22 
  - Absolutely!  janx   Feb-06-05 09:40 AM   #47 
  - TwoSparkles I hope you are wrong and I sure believe you too hope  candy331   Feb-06-05 11:32 AM   #56 
  - I am off again....want to say that Dean folks did NOT start this thread.  madfloridian   Feb-06-05 01:54 AM   #20 
  - All the original poster said was that he hoped Dean being  DemBones DemBones   Feb-06-05 03:52 AM   #27 
  - Thank you  fujiyama   Feb-06-05 04:28 AM   #30 
  - There is much harm in reliving the primaries.  madfloridian   Feb-06-05 11:55 AM   #63 
  - Wrong!  Upfront   Feb-07-05 06:47 PM   #94 
  - I hope you and other Deaniacs come back and post about Dean  ultraist   Feb-06-05 12:20 PM   #67 
     - You never know.  madfloridian   Feb-06-05 12:29 PM   #71 
  - Dean will Redefine the Office  demwing   Feb-06-05 06:58 AM   #32 
  - I'm expecting no one  fujiyama   Feb-06-05 07:37 AM   #39 
  - fujiyama, I've thought, too  WesDem   Feb-06-05 07:30 AM   #34 
  - Bad Choices? I Think Not. And Sorry, Lowering Expectations Won't Fly  cryingshame   Feb-06-05 07:30 AM   #35 
  - I'd expect nothing less...  darboy   Feb-06-05 10:53 AM   #54 
  - He will be kept in line.  madfloridian   Feb-06-05 02:02 PM   #75 
  - Hopeful changes  CWebster   Feb-06-05 07:49 AM   #41 
  - Well I'm not bitter.  janx   Feb-06-05 09:35 AM   #45 
  - Since we've gotten our asses kicked for the last 3 election cycles...  lojasmo   Feb-06-05 09:44 AM   #48 
  - Hell, I'll be happy with  NYCGirl   Feb-06-05 09:47 AM   #50 
     - I will consider ANY gains to be significant!  lojasmo   Feb-06-05 04:06 PM   #82 
        - You got me there, lojasmo!  NYCGirl   Feb-06-05 04:54 PM   #86 
  - "A small number still seem extremely bitter "  RetroLounge   Feb-06-05 11:33 AM   #57 
  - I'm SICK AND TIRED of the Dean bashing  moggie12   Feb-06-05 12:27 PM   #69 
  - It's not just Dean that gets attacked, it's Edwards too  ultraist   Feb-06-05 12:27 PM   #70 
  - I haven't seen any "attack" Dean threads.....nor Edwards, for that matter  FrenchieCat   Feb-06-05 07:07 PM   #89 
     - Well, then a quick search will enlighten you.  madfloridian   Feb-07-05 07:26 PM   #103 
  - Sadly, you are right. That is what is happening.  madfloridian   Feb-06-05 12:31 PM   #72 
     - I've been watching you post about Dean and DFA.  RetroLounge   Feb-06-05 03:09 PM   #79 
  - It is a positive development...  sendero   Feb-06-05 12:25 PM   #68 
  - I like your sticker.  DFLforever   Feb-06-05 01:15 PM   #73 
     - Thank you :)  sendero   Feb-06-05 04:00 PM   #81 
  - I don't really know about 06..  tearsofneptune   Feb-06-05 02:32 PM   #77 
  - Who cares,I'm ready for change and thats Dean! nt  OneTwentyoNine   Feb-06-05 03:19 PM   #80 
  - "Bad choices" ... please share your thought on who might have been a  mzmolly   Feb-06-05 04:24 PM   #83 
  - I choose to be inspired! Dean is going to take us in the right direction.  ultraist   Feb-06-05 07:06 PM   #88 
  - I'm sorry you're so disenchanted  Debi   Feb-07-05 05:51 PM   #91 
  - Is this still floating around? This is pure baloney.  madfloridian   Feb-07-05 06:52 PM   #95 
  - You're being generous, MadFla  lojasmo   Feb-07-05 08:05 PM   #118 
  - Dean will hopefully..  mvd   Feb-07-05 07:16 PM   #97 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-07-05 07:24 PM   #101 
  - Actually, Dean believes that extra gun laws..  mvd   Feb-07-05 07:27 PM   #105 
  - I'm worried about the hero worshipers.  John_H   Feb-07-05 07:54 PM   #114 
  - I am worried about our party.  madfloridian   Feb-07-05 07:57 PM   #116 
  - Agree, cept for the best out of a bunch of bad choices part  Hippo_Tron   Feb-08-05 12:40 AM   #126 
 

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