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mrgorth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 06:26 AM
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38. You are, of course, 100% right
However those seeking power will continue pandering to the corporations because they need their money to get elected. Name me one anti-globalist who would have a reasonable shot at getting elected el Presidente?
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  -It isn't Rocket Science. Dems should just stop being the Party of Hamlet Armstead  Mar-09-06 03:15 PM   #0 
  - I agree...  redqueen   Mar-09-06 03:19 PM   #1 
  - The Tao of Pooh  Deep13   Mar-09-06 03:21 PM   #2 
  - Maybe the current Democratic Donkey is Eyore  Armstead   Mar-09-06 03:23 PM   #3 
  - Love your screen name ... and your ref to "Tao of Pooh"  LSparkle   Mar-09-06 03:27 PM   #4 
     - In the not too distant future...  Deep13   Mar-09-06 03:37 PM   #8 
        - This is "duh" question but what is that?  Armstead   Mar-09-06 04:00 PM   #18 
           - LSparkle asked if I liked Mystery Science Theater,...  Deep13   Mar-09-06 04:04 PM   #20 
              - Ooooooo. Iused to watch it ocasionally but don;t rmember that  Armstead   Mar-09-06 04:15 PM   #22 
  - well  rniel   Mar-09-06 03:29 PM   #5 
  - You're thinking too much  Armstead   Mar-09-06 03:31 PM   #6 
  - So do we wait for another Great Depression.  Jim4Wes   Mar-09-06 03:33 PM   #7 
  - Okay Hamlet, here's my response  Armstead   Mar-09-06 03:39 PM   #10 
  - The idea that you don't have to be a politician  Jim4Wes   Mar-09-06 03:46 PM   #13 
     - I didn't say that  Armstead   Mar-09-06 03:57 PM   #17 
        - I do, every time I vote or contribute or sign a petition.  Jim4Wes   Mar-09-06 04:03 PM   #19 
           - What is political reality?  Armstead   Mar-09-06 04:15 PM   #21 
              - Its making a serious effort  Jim4Wes   Mar-09-06 04:24 PM   #23 
                 - Candidacies should represent their constitutiencies but...  Armstead   Mar-09-06 04:30 PM   #24 
                    - "People have not changed that much"  Jim4Wes   Mar-09-06 04:34 PM   #25 
                       - I doubt it...  Armstead   Mar-09-06 05:15 PM   #27 
  - Wait for another Great Depression ? Honey don't look now, but to a lot of  radio4progressives   Mar-10-06 12:11 AM   #35 
  - Ask 10 Democrats for an agenda and you get 10 different ones  amBushed   Mar-09-06 03:38 PM   #9 
  - I think Step One is to acknowledge beliefs and fight for them  Armstead   Mar-09-06 03:45 PM   #12 
     - I disagree. The pure anti-corporate message is a loser. Deservedly so.  eallen   Mar-09-06 05:35 PM   #29 
        - Being anti-corporate abuse is not being anti-business  Armstead   Mar-09-06 08:13 PM   #30 
        - I agree: opposing corporate abuse is not the same as opposing business.  eallen   Mar-10-06 08:57 AM   #41 
        - No, It is not silly. and it's not the same thing as Small Businesses  radio4progressives   Mar-10-06 12:14 AM   #36 
           - Speaking as a small businessperson, we need the big businesses, too.  eallen   Mar-10-06 08:55 AM   #40 
              - No that's not the issue -- It's HOW big and HOW they behave  Armstead   Mar-10-06 09:12 AM   #42 
                 - Ah, see. That pro-competition message harkens back to Teddy Roosevelt.  eallen   Mar-10-06 10:04 AM   #46 
                 - He was a Republican, but yes that's the core of it  Armstead   Mar-10-06 10:31 AM   #47 
                 - I agree with you here  Jim4Wes   Mar-10-06 11:28 AM   #53 
                    - OMG -- Stop the presses  Armstead   Mar-10-06 11:52 AM   #54 
  - Agreed Armstead  PsN2Wind   Mar-09-06 03:44 PM   #11 
  - Good post--And yes, this economic nonsense has been going on 30 years.  michigander3   Mar-09-06 03:49 PM   #14 
  - Yes, 30 years of "Just go along with us and things'll get better."  Armstead   Mar-09-06 09:17 PM   #32 
  - I think we just need a voice. A loud and clear one.  AtomicKitten   Mar-09-06 03:49 PM   #15 
  - We need a collective voice  Armstead   Mar-09-06 03:54 PM   #16 
  - 100% correct. The obvious is so....well...obvious.  autorank   Mar-09-06 05:02 PM   #26 
  - Couldn't have said it better...  Armstead   Mar-09-06 05:16 PM   #28 
  - And Dems need to stop worrying about opinion polls/focus groups  IronLionZion   Mar-09-06 08:42 PM   #31 
  - I don't think it's simple  Cocoa   Mar-09-06 10:25 PM   #33 
  - It's both simple and complicated  Armstead   Mar-10-06 10:58 AM   #52 
  - I have been banging my head against the wall for 30 years about just  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-09-06 10:44 PM   #34 
  - You mean like this?  Armstead   Mar-10-06 08:25 AM   #39 
  - Excellent post Armstead, Quite Agree.. "It ain't Rocket Science"...  radio4progressives   Mar-10-06 12:16 AM   #37 
  - You are, of course, 100% right  mrgorth   Mar-10-06 06:26 AM   #38 
  - excellently said!!  welshTerrier2   Mar-10-06 09:19 AM   #43 
  - Hey Armstead  Jim4Wes   Mar-10-06 09:32 AM   #44 
  - Your royalty check will be in the mail...  Armstead   Mar-10-06 10:50 AM   #51 
  - No memes  cookiebird   Mar-10-06 09:47 AM   #45 
  - this post will be popular. n/t  Jim4Wes   Mar-10-06 10:39 AM   #48 
  - I'm not talking about socialism. This is much more basic than that  Armstead   Mar-10-06 10:44 AM   #49 
  - Pandering and hedging will never work...  timbnyc44   Mar-10-06 10:47 AM   #50 
     - Yep.  Armstead   Mar-10-06 12:22 PM   #55 
 

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