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many a good man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-06-05 08:55 PM
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9. Hypocrisy, especially of the religious sort
Hypocrisy and phoniness characterize just about every R issue, but especially the moral and economic ones. At most 30% of voters really believe in these issues, the rest of us are a little frightened. Turn off the religious right and you have instant majority status in most states.

Fiscal responsibility and individual freedoms are being betrayed by the right wing. We must reverse the impression that Dems are responsible for the moral decay in society, crime, and general incivility.
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  -What's OUR best wedge issue? senseandsensibility  Jun-06-05 07:59 PM   #0 
  - SS was relatively sound and stable until Bush came along  brentspeak   Jun-06-05 08:02 PM   #1 
  - Yes  senseandsensibility   Jun-06-05 08:04 PM   #2 
  - We need to get video recordings of rich Repug fat cats at their  rzemanfl   Jun-06-05 08:05 PM   #3 
  - They're already laughing 'coz...  Gay Green   Jun-06-05 08:08 PM   #5 
  - The draft. We should be using it to our advantage by guaranteeing  Shoeempress   Jun-06-05 08:07 PM   #4 
  - You can not make that promise  berni_mccoy   Jun-07-05 12:59 AM   #26 
     - Funny thing, we don't engage in unnecessary wars, so if another was  Shoeempress   Jun-07-05 10:00 AM   #37 
  - the disparity between rich and poor.  Mr.Green93   Jun-06-05 08:09 PM   #6 
  - I picked the deficit, but...  yebrent   Jun-06-05 08:15 PM   #7 
  - chose 'other' but liked all your choices in the poll.  Old Crusoe   Jun-06-05 08:26 PM   #8 
  - Thanks  senseandsensibility   Jun-06-05 09:39 PM   #12 
  - Why do conservatives hate AMERICANS?  StopThePendulum   Jun-07-05 11:18 PM   #46 
     - And a good one it is.  senseandsensibility   Jun-08-05 09:51 PM   #50 
  - Hypocrisy, especially of the religious sort  TorchesAndPitchforks   Jun-06-05 08:55 PM   #9 
  - The real class warfare. The rich against everyone else. nt  bklyncowgirl   Jun-06-05 08:55 PM   #10 
  - health insurance and  KT2000   Jun-06-05 09:22 PM   #11 
  - Yes. Prescription drugs go hand-inhand with healthcare  me b zola   Jun-07-05 01:52 AM   #30 
  - cheese. If we get enough cheese wedges around the country  PretzelWarrior   Jun-06-05 09:41 PM   #13 
  - Nice one!!  senseandsensibility   Jun-06-05 09:42 PM   #14 
  - Republicans and conservative have had their economic agenda for 25  stevebreeze   Jun-06-05 09:53 PM   #15 
  - Stem cell research.  tedoll78   Jun-06-05 10:06 PM   #16 
  - I agree, Stem cell research  Poiuyt   Jun-06-05 10:40 PM   #17 
  - Likewise--stem cell n/t  Greybnk48   Jun-06-05 11:16 PM   #19 
  - yep  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jun-07-05 10:13 AM   #38 
  - I agree that it is and will continue to be very important.  efhmc   Jun-07-05 10:47 PM   #44 
  - Social Security and the deficit are really just one issue.  cestpaspossible   Jun-06-05 10:59 PM   #18 
  - Call me crazy, but i think gay civil unions will ultimately be a wedge  Czolgosz   Jun-06-05 11:35 PM   #20 
  - If there's one thing we've won over the past two decades..  tedoll78   Jun-06-05 11:41 PM   #21 
  - Other. Economic Populism... If half the Democrats weren't sellouts.  nickshepDEM   Jun-07-05 12:51 AM   #22 
  - Outsourcing Jobs  Douglas Carpenter   Jun-07-05 12:57 AM   #23 
  - Good point.  nickshepDEM   Jun-07-05 12:59 AM   #25 
  - good point  senseandsensibility   Jun-07-05 06:41 AM   #31 
  - THE DRAFT  berni_mccoy   Jun-07-05 12:58 AM   #24 
  - Shit, I forgot that one (and I only think about this every day).  BlueIris   Jun-07-05 08:32 AM   #33 
  - For some reason, "The GOP Agenda to criminalize birth control as well as  impeachdubya   Jun-07-05 01:24 AM   #27 
  - national health care, it will separate business from conservatives  kodi   Jun-07-05 01:35 AM   #28 
  - Stem Cell Research...  Carla in Ca   Jun-07-05 01:39 AM   #29 
  - I HAVE to go with social security. My "reframing" idea:  BlueIris   Jun-07-05 08:31 AM   #32 
  - That about says it  senseandsensibility   Jun-07-05 07:55 PM   #39 
  - Immigration  DukeDevil   Jun-07-05 08:53 AM   #34 
  - The growing death total in Iraq  demwing   Jun-07-05 08:58 AM   #35 
  - But will we  senseandsensibility   Jun-08-05 07:20 PM   #49 
  - The Environment  blindpig   Jun-07-05 09:12 AM   #36 
  - Social Security  LuPeRcALiO   Jun-07-05 08:53 PM   #40 
  - That we don't need "wedges" to promote our agenda.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jun-07-05 10:15 PM   #41 
  - No need  knight_of_the_star   Jun-07-05 10:16 PM   #42 
  - agree, but Dems do need to split the red bloc  LuPeRcALiO   Jun-07-05 10:42 PM   #43 
  - other, we should be using the Populist message  Ksec   Jun-07-05 11:05 PM   #45 
  - Let's just put it this way  StopThePendulum   Jun-07-05 11:34 PM   #47 
  - Very true. Gore and Kerry both ran fairly populist campaigns  LuPeRcALiO   Jun-07-05 11:34 PM   #48 
  - The Deficit  The Jacobin   Jun-08-05 10:25 PM   #51 
  - How 'bout one that hasn't been mentioned Banking and Credit Card issues  Pryderi   Jun-08-05 10:39 PM   #52 
  - Liberty and justice for all.  Peake   Jun-08-05 11:00 PM   #53 
  - Outsourcing!!!Outsourcing!!! Outsourcing!!!!Outsourcing!!!  Douglas Carpenter   Jun-09-05 12:01 AM   #54 
  - Minimum wage. Opinion in some state polls is running 6-1 in favor  AirAmFan   Jun-09-05 12:13 AM   #55 
  - Trustworthy Elections: Not a wedge, but our best issue!  pat_k   Jun-09-05 12:35 AM   #56 
 

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