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alvarezadams Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-26-06 09:41 AM
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2. What I don't understand
is the pro-Lieberman, pro-DLC crowd. No matter how many times they are questioned on policy (as opposed to rhetoric), they either ignore the question and point at the "D" or stand by (without,seemingly, understanding) the rhetoric.

I swear to gawd - they are just like the adminfellator/GOP fanatics from the public boards. At best they point to some partisan group's appraisal of voting records as if they were somehow indicative of anything. Spain had a run of 20-odd non-defeated games before the last two international cups, yet never passed the 1/8 finals. The same concept applies.

I do not see how a "progressive" party can have a "conservative" wing and still be an opposition to a lock-step conservative party. Can someone explain this to me?
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  -The REAL stakes. alvarezadams  Jul-26-06 09:03 AM   #0 
  - Two major points of agreement here:  Totally Committed   Jul-26-06 09:14 AM   #1 
  - What I don't understand  alvarezadams   Jul-26-06 09:41 AM   #2 
     - "I do not see how a 'progressive' party...  Totally Committed   Jul-26-06 09:54 AM   #3 
        - Kick  alvarezadams   Jul-26-06 12:45 PM   #4 
        - Crickets, eh?  alvarezadams   Jul-26-06 03:44 PM   #6 
        - And THAT makes the DLC more dangerous....  bvar22   Jul-26-06 07:55 PM   #8 
        - So when are you "progressive purists" kicking out John Murtha?  MrBenchley   Jul-27-06 06:41 AM   #18 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-26-06 12:54 PM   #5 
  - Greatest Page vote!  ChipsAhoy   Jul-26-06 07:28 PM   #7 
  - Bravo! There is nothing CENTER about the dlcentrist-zellocrats!  LincolnMcGrath   Jul-26-06 08:24 PM   #9 
  - I think the example of American History argues against what you advocate..  SaveElmer   Jul-26-06 09:15 PM   #10 
  - Response  alvarezadams   Jul-27-06 12:14 AM   #11 
  - Re-response...  SaveElmer   Jul-27-06 01:10 AM   #12 
     - Is your argument is that because each time The People have stood  greyhound1966   Jul-27-06 01:52 AM   #13 
     - Excellent point, and right on-target!  Totally Committed   Jul-27-06 06:08 AM   #15 
     - Unfortunately that is wrong...  SaveElmer   Jul-27-06 08:13 AM   #21 
        - No, it is not. In every instance that you name The People voted for  greyhound1966   Jul-27-06 03:57 PM   #32 
     - Not at all...  SaveElmer   Jul-27-06 08:03 AM   #19 
        - The saying does not make it so.  greyhound1966   Jul-27-06 03:58 PM   #33 
     - Continuing  alvarezadams   Jul-27-06 05:59 AM   #14 
        - Well you are right about one thing...  SaveElmer   Jul-27-06 08:09 AM   #20 
  - Well said....  MrBenchley   Jul-27-06 06:26 AM   #17 
     - Well unless I am mistaken what Alvarez is saying...  SaveElmer   Jul-27-06 08:58 AM   #22 
     - Not exactly  alvarezadams   Jul-27-06 01:59 PM   #24 
        - May I ask..  SaveElmer   Jul-27-06 02:16 PM   #25 
        - I voted for all three  alvarezadams   Jul-27-06 02:19 PM   #26 
           - So you will not vote...  SaveElmer   Jul-27-06 02:25 PM   #28 
              - Unless they disavow the DLC  alvarezadams   Jul-27-06 02:37 PM   #29 
        - You acknowledge there are Democratic Libs in Congress...  SaveElmer   Jul-27-06 02:23 PM   #27 
           - I vastly overestimate?  alvarezadams   Jul-27-06 02:48 PM   #30 
           - Absolutely you do...  SaveElmer   Jul-27-06 04:00 PM   #34 
           - BTW, SaveElmer  alvarezadams   Jul-27-06 02:57 PM   #31 
     - BETTER said  alvarezadams   Jul-27-06 10:58 AM   #23 
  - And peel away all the posturing and what we get  MrBenchley   Jul-27-06 06:21 AM   #16 
  - Locking  The Magistrate   Jul-27-06 04:54 PM   #35 

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