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PATRICK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-25-05 06:11 PM
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50. Just a rotten oxymoron organization
When you pare it down their only worth is in the dollars they seem to have to dole out. Anyone can come out with a compromising, "reasonable" approach to government. In actual words, practice and political effect they are the Black Death, rats covered with fleas covered with germs.

PNAC, corporate ties, political ties and my special favorite- what's in their personal; bank account and how did it get there? Teresa LaPore typifies in practice what the "New" democrat, is a coat not quite turned, a vision exalting in murk and myopia. An elan full of arthritic spite and old dragons squatting on their hoards.

They get their strength form getting top dem politicians featured in the organizational leadership and riding on any success from below, preferably weak sell-outs and ineffectual tightrope walkers. The actual problem is in the few very non-leader, non-pol grousers like marchall and From. A real DLC would look to itself and purge, remake and look forward.

An imitation centrist thinks that means acting like the radical RW minority and engage in laughable forgeries of their vices such as their latest favorite- projection of their own crimes and vice upon their enemies. But more than the RW which treads more softly on eliminating its sane reps, the DLC is the serpent seeking its own tail.

Despite warnings from Hillary about just such a tack her position and her words have had no effect whatsoever on the despicable antics within. This is a very poor forecast of her leadership capabilities in running for President. Obama rejected their inclusion of his name on their 'success" list, a deserved slap which should have had more effect.

When the DLC therefore decides to act like its name then someone might take them more seriously. The kind of attention they are pouting for now truly invites a purge, their last final rending of the party and the nation they have so badly served.

The names of the offenders is a very short list and mostly unelected camp followers. The respected elected names signing onto the overall sham is a damned shame.
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  -Sirotablog: DLC helps spread claim that 'progressives destroyed America' flpoljunkie  Aug-25-05 10:18 AM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-25-05 10:25 AM   #1 
  - You didn't expect any of them to show up, did you?  Hardhead   Aug-25-05 11:58 AM   #6 
     - DLC More Right-Wing Than Bush Sr's Foreign Policy Team  GoreDean2008   Aug-25-05 06:28 PM   #53 
        - Indeed, the DLC are quite hawkish  Hardhead   Aug-25-05 06:38 PM   #54 
        - "The DLC is more dangerous than some Republicans."  ElectroPrincess   Aug-26-05 12:05 PM   #64 
  - The DLC  Lindsay   Aug-25-05 10:35 AM   #2 
  - is the DLC infiltrated with GOP operatives  gasperc   Aug-25-05 10:51 AM   #3 
  - Yes they are  AntiCoup2K4   Aug-25-05 12:39 PM   #12 
  - rienforces the let it happen on purpose theories  gasperc   Aug-25-05 01:32 PM   #15 
  - WHOA, WTF!?!?!?! Will Marshall is a PNAC signator?!?!  SeanQ   Aug-25-05 02:37 PM   #23 
  - Not only that, they are funded by right wingers.  MGKrebs   Aug-25-05 02:48 PM   #28 
  - See this alternate Right-Web link, of the various signers of PNAC papers  krkaufman   Aug-25-05 02:58 PM   #29 
  - They're actually very small  OzarkDem   Aug-25-05 03:51 PM   #36 
     - Good point about Podesta's CAP, but why would Hillary sign up with DLC?  flpoljunkie   Aug-25-05 04:15 PM   #40 
     - Sirota just finished a two year stint at the Center for American Progress.  flpoljunkie   Aug-25-05 04:24 PM   #44 
  - Hey, Hil.  tsuki   Aug-25-05 04:21 PM   #43 
  - DLC, far left and even anarchists have GOP operatives in their midst.  blm   Aug-25-05 04:20 PM   #42 
  - It's one thing to have operatives who have infiltrated...  bloom   Aug-25-05 04:52 PM   #45 
     - Some of the staunchest Dem centrists don't even belong to the DLC, while  blm   Aug-25-05 05:00 PM   #46 
        - When their spokesperson calls people who are against the war  bloom   Aug-25-05 05:11 PM   #47 
        - I think they are crazy to have that crap on their site, but, I also see  blm   Aug-25-05 05:33 PM   #48 
        - Just a rotten oxymoron organization  PATRICK   Aug-25-05 06:11 PM   #50 
  - The DLC is an infiltration of the GOP into the Democratic Party.  electropop   Aug-26-05 01:58 PM   #66 
  - but but progressives are splitting the party,,,divided we fall blah blah  glitch   Aug-25-05 10:55 AM   #4 
  - Kick! N/T  Guy Whitey Corngood   Aug-25-05 11:31 AM   #5 
  - .  Al-CIAda   Aug-25-05 12:00 PM   #7 
  - ...  Guy Whitey Corngood   Aug-25-05 12:05 PM   #8 
  - The Corporate OWNED DLC...  bvar22   Aug-25-05 12:07 PM   #9 
  - Howard needs 2 declare war on these  xxqqqzme   Aug-25-05 12:13 PM   #10 
  - I agree. Howard, if you're listening....  PassingFair   Aug-25-05 08:42 PM   #56 
  - These people are truly scum...  ClassWarrior   Aug-25-05 12:18 PM   #11 
  - I believe many moderate to centrist DEMS would want none  jonnyblitz   Aug-25-05 12:46 PM   #13 
     - You're probably right. The DLC is a small pack of infiltrators...  ClassWarrior   Aug-25-05 01:33 PM   #16 
  - None left standing. First we dispose of the DLC, then the Pugs.  chaska   Aug-25-05 12:52 PM   #14 
  - To paraphrase John Dean's "there's a cancer in the Presidency"....  paineinthearse   Aug-25-05 01:57 PM   #17 
  - Support Progressive Majority and Wellstone Action...  ClassWarrior   Aug-25-05 02:00 PM   #18 
  - Don't forget DFA n/t  PassingFair   Aug-25-05 08:43 PM   #57 
  - Actually there is a cancer inside the general problem  PATRICK   Aug-26-05 06:57 PM   #67 
  - Did I miss a meeting......  Carrion   Aug-25-05 02:11 PM   #19 
  - I was wondering the same thing  wryter2000   Aug-25-05 02:28 PM   #22 
  - It's just Orwellian speak..  zidzi   Aug-25-05 06:24 PM   #52 
  - The DLC is one of...  Mr_Jefferson_24   Aug-25-05 02:17 PM   #20 
  - progressive initiatives that hurt America  mpendragon   Aug-25-05 02:25 PM   #21 
  - Ending the war in Viet Nam and now...Questioning voting fraud!  mom cat   Aug-25-05 02:44 PM   #25 
  - Remember - "Democrat" does not equal "Progressive"  SlipperySlope   Aug-25-05 02:38 PM   #24 
  - The base, that is us, must demand more from our party. And let them  flpoljunkie   Aug-25-05 02:46 PM   #27 
     - Bankruptcy act was a sell-out, regardless of "progressive" standards.  SlipperySlope   Aug-25-05 03:19 PM   #31 
  - Do you agree with Sirota or Kos?  SlipperySlope   Aug-25-05 02:44 PM   #26 
  - With Sirota. I am not conflicted, with this kind of drivel from Marshall  flpoljunkie   Aug-25-05 03:05 PM   #30 
  - Strange that the DLC calls Bush's illegal acts "Blunders"...  Q   Aug-25-05 03:37 PM   #32 
     - near 2000 dead for "Operation Islamic theocracy" is a bit more  jonnyblitz   Aug-25-05 03:54 PM   #37 
  - I hope this is on C-SPAN because I was thinking the same thing  jonnyblitz   Aug-25-05 03:40 PM   #34 
  - That's it - the DLC is officially the ENEMY!  MadisonProgressive   Aug-25-05 03:37 PM   #33 
  - DLC can't be trusted by centrist Dems  OzarkDem   Aug-25-05 03:44 PM   #35 
  - un-Democratic Lowlife Cowards  despairing optimist   Aug-25-05 04:05 PM   #38 
  - Couldn't agree more  Catrina   Aug-25-05 06:12 PM   #51 
  - Should be "Sirota treats progressives like they're gullible".  LoZoccolo   Aug-25-05 04:13 PM   #39 
  - It is a loaded question. They are trying to destroy the term progressive  tsuki   Aug-25-05 04:19 PM   #41 
  - Many of us knew this all along..........  ClintonTyree   Aug-25-05 05:48 PM   #49 
  - SeanQ did an excellent job of defining the DLC.....  BrklynLiberal   Aug-25-05 08:09 PM   #55 
  - If the DNC signaled that they were going to cut the DLC loose...  PassingFair   Aug-25-05 08:49 PM   #58 
  - Kick him, and Zell Miller, out of the party... they're perfect Repugs. n/t  stevietheman   Aug-25-05 09:40 PM   #59 
  - DLC is a front for the RW. We must stop them.  Dugor   Aug-26-05 05:58 AM   #60 
  - Welcome to DU, Dugor.  flpoljunkie   Aug-26-05 07:30 AM   #61 
  - kick n/t  Guy Whitey Corngood   Aug-26-05 09:31 AM   #62 
  - Shills for the GOP or just behind the times?  txaslftist   Aug-26-05 11:58 AM   #63 
  - .  Al-CIAda   Aug-26-05 01:02 PM   #65 

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