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Lecky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-06-05 02:25 AM
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65. No thanks, I'll stick with the Dems :)
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  -Is it time to start a PROGRESSIVE PARTY?? The Sushi Bandit  Oct-05-05 10:58 PM   #0 
  - Get out of here if you want to get Republicans elected.  LoZoccolo   Oct-05-05 11:00 PM   #1 
  - A lot of people are pretty disgusted and are trying to save our movement.  genius   Oct-05-05 11:03 PM   #3 
  - Mahalo for your kind words Genius  The Sushi Bandit   Oct-05-05 11:21 PM   #20 
  - No, you get out, Mr. Rudeness, if you  PassingFair   Oct-05-05 11:04 PM   #6 
  - Nope.  LoZoccolo   Oct-05-05 11:17 PM   #14 
  - That logic is flawed..  The Sushi Bandit   Oct-05-05 11:10 PM   #8 
  - those countries have a different system which allows for alliances  JI7   Oct-05-05 11:16 PM   #13 
  - WRONG, in the US you need 51% of the votes to win  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-05-05 11:20 PM   #18 
     - Here are the 2000 presidential election results.  LoZoccolo   Oct-05-05 11:31 PM   #22 
     - Before you post that 2000 was stolen as a retort, here is 1992.  LoZoccolo   Oct-05-05 11:34 PM   #23 
        - Care to tell me the EC college numbers  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-05-05 11:43 PM   #30 
           - Please go back to your original point; we're straying.  LoZoccolo   Oct-05-05 11:45 PM   #31 
              - You don't, it has only happened ONCE  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-05-05 11:48 PM   #33 
                 - OK then, you don't. Thanks. n/t  LoZoccolo   Oct-05-05 11:51 PM   #35 
                    - As a good DLCers you are missing the point  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-05-05 11:54 PM   #38 
                       - "...for whom the party is more important than the country..."  RUMMYisFROSTED   Oct-07-05 09:09 PM   #114 
                          - Sounds like a song!  The Sushi Bandit   Oct-08-05 02:13 PM   #115 
  - Get your candidate elected in the primary...  LoZoccolo   Oct-05-05 11:19 PM   #17 
  - there is something about ostriches and holes  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-05-05 11:18 PM   #15 
  - And in 2000, Nader ran as a Green...  LoZoccolo   Oct-05-05 11:36 PM   #24 
  - Go get yourself all you can find on the 2000 election  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-05-05 11:47 PM   #32 
     - "When you take the base for granted, sometimes the base revolts"  LoZoccolo   Oct-05-05 11:51 PM   #34 
        - Tel;l me exactly how many national elections have we won?  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-05-05 11:58 PM   #40 
           - 1992, 1996, 2000  LoZoccolo   Oct-06-05 12:03 AM   #42 
              - we won in 2000, but you told me to not give you the coup  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-05 12:07 AM   #44 
                 - I told you not to give me the coup as an example...  LoZoccolo   Oct-06-05 12:13 AM   #46 
                    - I also pointed to you when you raised the Presidential election  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-05 12:15 AM   #48 
                       - That's it, I'm not gonna try anymore. n/t  LoZoccolo   Oct-06-05 12:16 AM   #49 
                          - Ok sorry I happen to know these documents very well  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-05 12:21 AM   #52 
  - There Is A Problem With This Line About 'The Base" Ma'am  The Magistrate   Oct-06-05 05:21 PM   #88 
     - And what I am seeing increasingly is that  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-05 11:31 PM   #96 
        - hells bells here is the thread  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-05 11:33 PM   #97 
        - We Seem To Be Talking At Cross-Purposes, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Oct-07-05 12:14 AM   #99 
           - And I suspect the DLC is pushing for this  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-07-05 12:19 AM   #100 
              - That Seems An Over-Simplification To Me, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Oct-07-05 03:07 AM   #106 
  - Third Party want-a-bees Just dont get it  INdemo   Oct-05-05 11:21 PM   #19 
  - Well, you DLCers have done a superb job of that the past decade.  longship   Oct-05-05 11:28 PM   #21 
  - "Just say no" slogans don't do anything for anyone.  LoZoccolo   Oct-05-05 11:38 PM   #26 
     - Taking a principled position and defending it is a winning strategy.  longship   Oct-05-05 11:52 PM   #36 
        - What the moderates have not realized is.. gingrich  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-05 12:00 AM   #41 
        - That's where the DLC has it completely wrong.  longship   Oct-06-05 12:13 AM   #47 
        - I agree, they went to war and party discipline is their  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-05 12:19 AM   #51 
           - You call it status quo. I call it what it is... appeasement.  longship   Oct-06-05 12:40 AM   #58 
              - Yep, it is just that they are afrid of rocking the boat  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-05 12:50 AM   #59 
                 - Hmmph. Rocking the boat.  longship   Oct-06-05 02:07 AM   #63 
                    - We both agree, at multiple levels  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-05 02:22 AM   #64 
        - The radical right has been developing their philosophy  bluedawg12   Oct-07-05 12:30 AM   #101 
           - Yep  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-07-05 12:32 AM   #102 
        - Then go do it, deliver.  LoZoccolo   Oct-06-05 12:05 AM   #43 
           - I'm not talking about mounting opposition to Dem candidates.  longship   Oct-06-05 12:37 AM   #57 
  - This members' time has not been wasted  paineinthearse   Oct-06-05 07:31 AM   #78 
  - Seems to me that the DLC's been doing a fine job of that!  depakid   Oct-06-05 09:26 PM   #92 
  - Really!  MisterLiberal   Oct-08-05 08:51 PM   #117 
  - Yeh. But I've learned that certain progressives only mean one issue  genius   Oct-05-05 11:01 PM   #2 
  - No.  ellisonz   Oct-05-05 11:04 PM   #4 
  - Please use someone else's bandwidth to advocate 3rd parties....  Rowdyboy   Oct-05-05 11:04 PM   #5 
  - The problem is that not many Democrats seem willing to  ladjf   Oct-05-05 11:12 PM   #9 
  - Rowdyboy  Berserker   Oct-05-05 11:15 PM   #10 
  - the rules are pretty clear...  paulk   Oct-06-05 12:35 AM   #56 
  - This is Democratic UNDERGROUND!  The Sushi Bandit   Oct-05-05 11:19 PM   #16 
  - Actually, we risk loosing our time...  LoZoccolo   Oct-05-05 11:41 PM   #27 
  - Agreed (nt)  MaineDem   Oct-06-05 07:27 AM   #77 
  - Agree.  Andromeda   Oct-07-05 02:07 AM   #105 
  - I suggest that we call ourselves...  SnoopDog   Oct-05-05 11:07 PM   #7 
  - totally agree  marions ghost   Oct-09-05 08:09 AM   #118 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-05-05 11:15 PM   #11 
  - Go away, spammer. n/t  LoZoccolo   Oct-05-05 11:42 PM   #29 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-06-05 01:48 AM   #62 
  - It's a true dilemma. It's been something I've thought about a lot.  amBushed   Oct-05-05 11:15 PM   #12 
  - No. It's time to infilltrate the Dem party and take it back from the DINOs  davidwparker   Oct-05-05 11:37 PM   #25 
  - I'm starting the "Whigs on Parade" party. Anybody want to join?  Kablooie   Oct-05-05 11:41 PM   #28 
  - How about making the Democrats into the Progressive Party they like  mom cat   Oct-05-05 11:52 PM   #37 
  - amen and amen  Douglas Carpenter   Oct-06-05 02:48 AM   #70 
  - We really don't need that. As (anecdotal) evidence, I submit this:  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-05-05 11:56 PM   #39 
  - Wow, that party'll be a huge success  WildEyedLiberal   Oct-06-05 12:08 AM   #45 
  - I agree more with the DLC than that platform  AJH032   Oct-06-05 12:17 AM   #50 
  - poorly worded I think  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-05 12:24 AM   #53 
  - Total demilitarization of America isn't realistic.  AntiCoup2K4   Oct-06-05 12:29 AM   #55 
  - No. This is anti-DU. nt  suigeneris   Oct-06-05 12:24 AM   #54 
  - What is "anti-DU"?  The Sushi Bandit   Oct-06-05 12:54 AM   #60 
     - Typo  AntiCoup2K4   Oct-06-05 01:44 AM   #61 
  - No thanks, I'll stick with the Dems :)  Lecky   Oct-06-05 02:25 AM   #65 
  - it's time to return the Democratic Party to its roots . . .  OneBlueSky   Oct-06-05 02:26 AM   #66 
  - I think these discussions are getting that point across  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-05 02:31 AM   #67 
  - to those who want to push the party further right or further left...  AJH032   Oct-06-05 02:42 AM   #69 
     - who do you mean as far left?  Douglas Carpenter   Oct-06-05 02:57 AM   #71 
     - some DUers  AJH032   Oct-06-05 03:05 AM   #72 
        - the point..  Douglas Carpenter   Oct-06-05 03:26 AM   #74 
           - if so many people agree with kucinich  AJH032   Oct-06-05 09:29 AM   #82 
              - You are aware of the power of the media in defining a  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-05 05:02 PM   #85 
              - Dennis is my man...  The Sushi Bandit   Oct-06-05 05:20 PM   #87 
              - the harm inflicted by the K-street Democrats when they go to the media  Douglas Carpenter   Oct-07-05 04:20 AM   #107 
     - the whole right-left dichotomy is NOT what's at issue here . . .  OneBlueSky   Oct-06-05 03:11 AM   #73 
  - If it were possible -- I would be all for it. But it's not  Douglas Carpenter   Oct-06-05 02:41 AM   #68 
  - Yes. (NT)  Tesha   Oct-06-05 06:51 AM   #75 
  - Dems are progressive  mrcheerful   Oct-06-05 07:12 AM   #76 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-06-05 08:21 AM   #79 
  - If you are going to form a thrid party, make sure it appeals to Repubs  skipos   Oct-06-05 08:54 AM   #80 
  - The Jesus Party exists...it's known as the Natural Law Party. /EOM  6th Borough   Oct-07-05 07:53 AM   #110 
     - Realy?? didnt know that one!  The Sushi Bandit   Oct-07-05 08:22 PM   #112 
  - Works for me  renie408   Oct-06-05 09:14 AM   #81 
  - Maybe "Reduce" is a better word  The Sushi Bandit   Oct-06-05 03:38 PM   #83 
  - Latest Repub talking point on mixed forums  OzarkDem   Oct-06-05 03:39 PM   #84 
  - remenmber this about the pugs  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-05 05:06 PM   #86 
  - I'm too stubborn- I'm going to hold DEMOCRATS to my ideals.  Dr Fate   Oct-06-05 05:22 PM   #89 
  - I find it disgusting that Democrats calling for fairness and equality...  Q   Oct-06-05 05:37 PM   #90 
  - Thanks- exactly. n/t  Dr Fate   Oct-06-05 11:24 PM   #95 
  - As long as we don't get all troskyite leftie, It's fine by me.  Cappadonna   Oct-06-05 06:08 PM   #91 
  - If the progressive movement can't win the ear of...  Telly Savalas   Oct-06-05 10:01 PM   #93 
  - Reach for your copy of Hoawrd Zinns's History of the American  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-06-05 11:00 PM   #94 
  - Telly, you make perfect sense  The Sushi Bandit   Oct-07-05 01:22 AM   #103 
  - Maybe, but the BIGGEST problem with 3rd Parties...  Montauk6   Oct-06-05 11:53 PM   #98 
  - Wow, someone finally get's it..................  Cappadonna   Oct-07-05 04:33 PM   #111 
  - Let the Repubs split in half (fundies vs. true conservatives) first  dback   Oct-07-05 01:58 AM   #104 
  - How strong can our party be?  Savannah Progressive   Oct-07-05 04:29 AM   #108 
  - Good idea, like the greens.  bowens43   Oct-07-05 04:38 AM   #109 
  - PDA Needs Sustainers  corbett   Oct-07-05 08:58 PM   #113 
  - Sounds a lot like the Green's platform  Lone_Wolf   Oct-08-05 03:54 PM   #116 
 

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