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MrBenchley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-06-06 10:05 AM
Response to Reply #150
159. This discussion board has been ratfucked repeatedly by Greens
and Libertarians...one wonders if that was volunteer work or if it was funded by the GOP
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  -If the Greens are such a threat to The Democratic Party, why don't they greyhound1966  Aug-02-06 05:15 PM   #0 
  - Paul Wellstone did that and they still ran against him in '02  Hippo_Tron   Aug-02-06 05:17 PM   #1 
  - Didn't Wellstone win?  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 05:20 PM   #4 
  - Not with any help from the Greens you say would get on board.  Dr Fate   Aug-02-06 05:23 PM   #7 
  - Not only that, but they LIE.  MH1   Aug-02-06 05:41 PM   #13 
  - Who is this "us" and who is this "them"?  ProudDad   Aug-03-06 03:22 PM   #117 
  - Wellstone died in a plane crash before the election  Hippo_Tron   Aug-02-06 05:29 PM   #10 
  - Wellstone died.  wellstone dem   Aug-02-06 05:45 PM   #15 
  - '02, yep, didn't read closely enough.  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 06:25 PM   #27 
  - In MN you can't  Nite Owl   Aug-02-06 05:25 PM   #8 
  - If you can, they certainly didn't  Hippo_Tron   Aug-02-06 05:31 PM   #11 
  - No, there is no fusion voting in Minnesota  ISUGRADIA   Aug-02-06 08:33 PM   #48 
     - Thanks,  Nite Owl   Aug-02-06 11:59 PM   #73 
  - I have to say that's my biggest complaint right there  LynneSin   Aug-02-06 05:55 PM   #17 
  - Casey stance on choice isn't "moderate", it's radically conservative.  Tesha   Aug-02-06 07:02 PM   #36 
     - And this is why I refuse to be cornered as a single issue voter  LynneSin   Aug-02-06 10:39 PM   #72 
        - I'm not a single issue voter, but there are some lines I won't cross.  Tesha   Aug-03-06 07:23 AM   #82 
           - Except it's returning the favor to all of us  union_maid   Aug-03-06 07:36 AM   #84 
           - That's easy; help convince the Democratic Party to run democrats!  Tesha   Aug-03-06 08:57 AM   #89 
              - I do and many have  union_maid   Aug-03-06 04:53 PM   #123 
                 - And I'm a Lamont donor, BTW. (NT)  Tesha   Aug-03-06 06:44 PM   #126 
                 - Great, but that doesn't change a thing  union_maid   Aug-03-06 08:31 PM   #137 
                    - Democrats could, of course, change their positions if...  Tesha   Aug-04-06 08:36 AM   #141 
                 - This comment is quite disturbing, and wrong.  greyhound1966   Aug-04-06 03:38 AM   #139 
                    - The only people stealing my power are Democrats who run with my...  Tesha   Aug-04-06 08:41 AM   #142 
                       - I agree and you obviously already know what I am hoping union_maid  greyhound1966   Aug-05-06 01:01 AM   #152 
           - So I have a question for you - would you vote for John Murtha?  LynneSin   Aug-03-06 07:44 AM   #86 
              - would you vote for Republican Ron Paul?  GreenArrow   Aug-03-06 07:57 AM   #87 
              - I won't vote for a Republican  LynneSin   Aug-03-06 08:55 AM   #88 
              - Worse yet, Ron Paul is really a Libertarian.  Tesha   Aug-03-06 08:58 AM   #91 
                 - If my only choices were a Libertarian and a Republican  LynneSin   Aug-03-06 09:09 AM   #92 
              - I would ally myself with Ron Paul  ProudDad   Aug-03-06 03:29 PM   #118 
              - Probably not. (NT)  Tesha   Aug-03-06 08:57 AM   #90 
  - That was the biggest mistake the Minnesota Green Party ever made  MN Against Bush   Aug-02-06 06:15 PM   #23 
  - He would've won anyway had he survived  GAPeace   Aug-02-06 09:20 PM   #53 
  - You 'd think the Democrats would welcome the  ikojo   Aug-02-06 05:17 PM   #2 
  - As we have, and are seeing now.  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 06:37 PM   #30 
  - Why the fuck would Democrats want a bunch of loonies  MrBenchley   Aug-03-06 12:23 AM   #76 
     - The greens can't be trusted anywhere. In BC the party is being run  gbrooks   Aug-03-06 07:13 PM   #130 
     - You're absolutely right...  MrBenchley   Aug-03-06 08:00 PM   #134 
     - Um...the Greens in PA are not the only party to  ikojo   Aug-03-06 08:11 PM   #135 
        - Wow...what a silly comment  MrBenchley   Aug-03-06 08:23 PM   #136 
  - Green voters want pan-cakes. Democrats want a Thanksgiving feast.  Dr Fate   Aug-02-06 05:20 PM   #3 
  - Couldn't have said it better myself.  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-02-06 05:21 PM   #6 
  - Bravo!  TwentyFive   Aug-02-06 05:26 PM   #9 
  - They personaly disrupted one of my Kerry fundraising efforts.  Dr Fate   Aug-02-06 05:32 PM   #12 
     - And I think they disrupt here a lot  OzarkDem   Aug-02-06 06:12 PM   #21 
  - Excellent analogy! nt  MH1   Aug-02-06 05:42 PM   #14 
  - Good Post n/t  OzarkDem   Aug-02-06 06:11 PM   #20 
  - LOL! "we have been doing that since day one"?  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 06:13 PM   #22 
  - I already heard that when you campaigned against Al Gore & Kerry.  Dr Fate   Aug-02-06 06:22 PM   #24 
     - I didn't say they controlled congress for 40 years in a row.  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 06:33 PM   #28 
        - No one is yelling & screaming or calling you evil.  Dr Fate   Aug-02-06 06:40 PM   #31 
           - Again, I'm not a Green, nor do I vote for them. Therefore I don't feel  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 06:52 PM   #33 
              - That's funny- they let me in the Kitchen all the time.  Dr Fate   Aug-02-06 07:03 PM   #37 
                 - See, that's the attitude that has chased so many potential supporters  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 07:41 PM   #47 
                    - And how is it that every time we wade through all of the rhetoric and  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 08:41 PM   #50 
                    - We agreed already that many progressive DEMS adress your issues.  Dr Fate   Aug-03-06 11:58 AM   #98 
                       - No, we didn't. See #47. You mis-stated my reply and ignored it when  greyhound1966   Aug-03-06 07:29 PM   #131 
                    - It's not an attitude-the 2 party system is a political & historical fact.  Dr Fate   Aug-03-06 11:54 AM   #97 
                       - If you think so, go ask a Whig about that. (NT)  Tesha   Aug-03-06 06:46 PM   #127 
  - Democrats want a Thanksgiving feast alright...  greendog   Aug-03-06 03:20 PM   #116 
  - Exactly correct.  Tesha   Aug-04-06 08:45 AM   #143 
  - It's wonderful to be able to  ProudDad   Aug-03-06 03:40 PM   #119 
     - Yes, it's not about Parties, it's about ideas. Personally I don't care  greyhound1966   Aug-05-06 01:05 AM   #153 
  - Jeeze, there's a brainiac in action  MrBenchley   Aug-02-06 05:21 PM   #5 
  - I think overall Greens, as a party, seem more interested in the Greens  pinto   Aug-02-06 05:52 PM   #16 
  - That's what I'm talking about, surely the party is just that, a party, and  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 06:23 PM   #25 
     - Politically, I guess I disagree with "protest votes".  pinto   Aug-02-06 07:14 PM   #44 
        - The Cali fiasco is another thread, pretty much a contest as to  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 09:42 PM   #58 
  - Problem:  FtWayneBlue   Aug-02-06 05:58 PM   #18 
  - Greens take contributions from Republicans voting for Santorum.  w4rma   Aug-02-06 07:17 PM   #45 
  - Electablility is the issue.  Electable   Aug-02-06 10:00 PM   #61 
  - We've already got it covered, thanks n/t  OzarkDem   Aug-02-06 06:10 PM   #19 
  - got it covered huh?  nosmokes   Aug-02-06 06:36 PM   #29 
     - Some valid points- but why should they change for you non-party members?  Dr Fate   Aug-02-06 06:45 PM   #32 
        - I'm pretty sure there are many more of us in The Party than there are  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 06:55 PM   #34 
        - Good- then let's leave Greens by name out of it.  Dr Fate   Aug-02-06 07:04 PM   #39 
        - but the dems act likethey owned my vote  nosmokes   Aug-02-06 07:01 PM   #35 
           - Greens not part of coporate oligarchy? Then why the GOP funds...  Dr Fate   Aug-02-06 07:06 PM   #40 
           - You own your vote, yes  union_maid   Aug-02-06 08:48 PM   #51 
              - Which comes right back to the original issue. The Democratic Party  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 09:21 PM   #55 
                 - For a number of reasons, I suppose  union_maid   Aug-02-06 09:46 PM   #59 
                    - How do you do that? I've been around the local and state parties  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 10:07 PM   #63 
                       - I guess Democrats do own my vote  union_maid   Aug-03-06 07:40 AM   #85 
  - Trouble is, then the  Totallybushed   Aug-02-06 06:24 PM   #26 
  - Hold them to the fire in Democratic primaries.  w4rma   Aug-02-06 07:20 PM   #46 
     - You are correct  Totallybushed   Aug-03-06 06:45 AM   #81 
  - Green Party is just as much an enemy as the Republican Party...  SaveElmer   Aug-02-06 07:03 PM   #38 
  - God Bless- It's nice to agree with you for a change.  Dr Fate   Aug-02-06 07:11 PM   #42 
  - I totally agree with that assesment...  SaveElmer   Aug-02-06 07:12 PM   #43 
     - This is how we Greens really felt about Paul Wellstone  ProudDad   Aug-03-06 03:44 PM   #120 
  - This kind of thinking is why the Dems lose  depakid   Aug-03-06 12:19 PM   #100 
  - That won't happen, Greens are hobbyist deviant contrarians.  LoZoccolo   Aug-02-06 07:08 PM   #41 
  - Kerry's an environmentalist. So is Gore. Wasn't good enough.  LittleClarkie   Aug-02-06 08:38 PM   #49 
  - Funny, I remember Gore's campaign emphasizing technology education  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 09:18 PM   #52 
     - Only if you'd never paid attention to them before the campaign  LittleClarkie   Aug-02-06 09:20 PM   #54 
        - Right, it's my fault. Yeah, that's what has gone wrong, the political  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 09:29 PM   #56 
           - Sorry you feel defensive.  LittleClarkie   Aug-02-06 09:33 PM   #57 
              - Not defensive, frustrated. If we can't have an honest discuss of the  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 09:58 PM   #60 
                 - Irony is SUCH a wonderful thing.....  MrBenchley   Aug-02-06 10:23 PM   #67 
                 - "Dog-Sex Ricky"  LoZoccolo   Aug-02-06 10:32 PM   #69 
                 - Wish I could take credit  MrBenchley   Aug-02-06 10:33 PM   #70 
                 - ...  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-03-06 12:10 AM   #74 
                 - oops....  MrBenchley   Aug-03-06 12:23 AM   #77 
                    - It sure does.  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-03-06 12:35 AM   #78 
                       - By the way, it's interesting to see  MrBenchley   Aug-03-06 12:38 AM   #79 
                 - I thought it was turtles.  Dr Fate   Aug-03-06 12:25 PM   #101 
                    - That was Cornyn  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-03-06 04:14 PM   #121 
                 - Your insistence on an "honest" discussion is disingenuous  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-03-06 12:14 AM   #75 
                    - I only got angry when attacked for daring to have an opinion.  greyhound1966   Aug-03-06 05:46 AM   #80 
                       - Maybe you should get a clue instead of repeating stale talking points  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-03-06 10:27 AM   #95 
                          - Thanks for not answering again.  greyhound1966   Aug-03-06 04:24 PM   #122 
                             - You didn't ask any questions.  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-04-06 03:10 PM   #144 
                                - One more time. If the "other guys" are such a threat, and since the  greyhound1966   Aug-06-06 01:14 PM   #161 
  - If the Greens are such a progressive party, why don't they  LoZoccolo   Aug-02-06 10:04 PM   #62 
  - Wow, you told them. Very helpful. n/t  greyhound1966   Aug-02-06 10:08 PM   #64 
  - About as helpful as their lying-ass garbage.  LoZoccolo   Aug-02-06 10:14 PM   #65 
  - By the way, it's worth noting  MrBenchley   Aug-02-06 10:20 PM   #66 
     - It's a fair deal between the two parties.  LoZoccolo   Aug-02-06 10:24 PM   #68 
        - The Greens have been such a success, why shouldn't we emulate them? hahaha  MrBenchley   Aug-02-06 10:35 PM   #71 
           - Dems haven't been winning much of anything lately either.  Tesha   Aug-03-06 07:29 AM   #83 
              - Maybe we would have won in 2000 if Nader's ego hadn't gotten in the way  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-03-06 10:16 AM   #93 
              - I wouln't know.  Tesha   Aug-03-06 10:21 AM   #94 
                 - I'm glad to hear it, thanks for helping save America from *bush  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-03-06 10:31 AM   #96 
              - People think Dems are Greens, that's why  sandnsea   Aug-03-06 12:08 PM   #99 
              - Yeah, shit like women's rights is *SUCH* a pain-in-the-ass...  Tesha   Aug-03-06 12:27 PM   #102 
                 - The vast majority of Democrats R pro medical privacy & pro-women's rights.  Dr Fate   Aug-03-06 12:33 PM   #104 
                 - So why aren't we running pro-choice politicians?  Tesha   Aug-03-06 01:21 PM   #108 
                    - In what alternate reality are we NOT running pro-choice candidates?  Dr Fate   Aug-03-06 01:28 PM   #109 
                       - Umm, Pennsylvania? Virulently anti-choice Dem Senate candidate. (NT)  Tesha   Aug-03-06 02:03 PM   #111 
                          - But you worded it like we are not running ANY pro-choice candidates.  Dr Fate   Aug-03-06 02:15 PM   #114 
                             - A *HUGE PERCENTAGE* of Democrats head for the hills...  Tesha   Aug-03-06 06:44 PM   #125 
                 - What Green issue is that???  sandnsea   Aug-03-06 01:20 PM   #107 
                    - Nader CLEARLY stated that it was a NON ISSUE for Greens.  Dr Fate   Aug-03-06 01:31 PM   #110 
                       - Nader said it was a non-issue for Nader. (NT)  Tesha   Aug-03-06 02:04 PM   #112 
                          - And Nader is the God-Father and face of the Green party.  Dr Fate   Aug-03-06 02:09 PM   #113 
              - And how much of that is due to the fuckwits in the Green party  MrBenchley   Aug-03-06 05:12 PM   #124 
                 - Do you always talk like this when you're trying to win converts? (NT)  Tesha   Aug-03-06 06:49 PM   #128 
                 - Geeze, you mean you think  MrBenchley   Aug-03-06 07:10 PM   #129 
                    - That's right, toss away voters.  Tesha   Aug-04-06 08:34 AM   #140 
                       - Democrats support all those causes you just listed  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-04-06 03:20 PM   #146 
                       - Hilarious, isn't it?  MrBenchley   Aug-04-06 04:38 PM   #149 
                          - So why are those points I raised controversial with so many Dem pols?  Tesha   Aug-05-06 07:03 PM   #155 
                             - Who runs away from those issues?  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-06-06 01:29 AM   #157 
                                - Okay, BUT OUR POLITICIANS *DON'T*!  Tesha   Aug-06-06 03:30 PM   #162 
                                   - Don't let the door hit you in the ass....  MrBenchley   Aug-06-06 03:38 PM   #164 
                                   - Do you have anything to offer besides insults?  Tesha   Aug-06-06 05:52 PM   #165 
                                      - To whom?  MrBenchley   Aug-07-06 05:03 PM   #170 
                                         - As I said, then when you come to ask for my vote, you can... (NT)  Tesha   Aug-07-06 07:49 PM   #172 
                                            - Geeze, you mean you think it isn't evident  MrBenchley   Aug-07-06 08:06 PM   #173 
                                            - Actually, you have *NO FUCKING IDEA* what my politics are.  Tesha   Aug-08-06 07:03 AM   #174 
                                            - You say that like I'm supposed to give a crap....  MrBenchley   Aug-08-06 07:09 AM   #175 
                                   - What a tiresome load of bullshit.  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-06-06 07:47 PM   #167 
                                      - Actually, I have plenty of facts.  Tesha   Aug-07-06 07:11 AM   #168 
                                         - Oh yeah: *AND MEDIA CONSOLIDATION*  Tesha   Aug-07-06 10:30 AM   #169 
                                            - Cat got your tongue? (NT)  Tesha   Aug-08-06 07:26 AM   #176 
                       - The only "voters" I'm tossing away  MrBenchley   Aug-04-06 04:36 PM   #148 
                          - "Fuckwits", ehh? I'll remember that...  Tesha   Aug-05-06 07:06 PM   #156 
                             - Hey, it springs to mind everytime one sees a Green party doofus  MrBenchley   Aug-06-06 09:30 AM   #158 
                 - It should be obvious  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-04-06 03:19 PM   #145 
                    - Here's the difference between the two extremist groups  MrBenchley   Aug-04-06 04:52 PM   #151 
                       - Sad but true n/t  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-05-06 01:28 AM   #154 
  - The Vichy Dems would rather emulate Republicans  depakid   Aug-03-06 12:31 PM   #103 
  - But hundreds of good Democrats fight hard for the issues listed in the OP.  Dr Fate   Aug-03-06 12:38 PM   #105 
  - Well no, it's Vichy Greens  sandnsea   Aug-03-06 02:43 PM   #115 
  - Maybe the Greens don't want the Democrats to win?  ItNerd4life   Aug-03-06 01:10 PM   #106 
  - The Green Party is not a threat to anyone anymore.  NNadir   Aug-03-06 07:34 PM   #132 
  - I suspect you are absolutely right about that.  greyhound1966   Aug-03-06 07:57 PM   #133 
  - If the Greens are for fair elections, why are they letting  chieftain   Aug-03-06 08:35 PM   #138 
  - If the Greens were not so closed minded  MATTMAN   Aug-04-06 03:26 PM   #147 
  - RNC gets Greens on the ballot to use E-vote fraud to switch Dem votes.  McCamy Taylor   Aug-04-06 04:40 PM   #150 
  - This discussion board has been ratfucked repeatedly by Greens  MrBenchley   Aug-06-06 10:05 AM   #159 
  - I don't know that Mac&Cheese platform sounds tempting  LynneSin   Aug-07-06 05:20 PM   #171 
  - Scapegoating Greens lets *some* Dems avoid varied issues, strategy, work &  omega minimo   Aug-06-06 11:57 AM   #160 
  - Yeah, that's what the Greens getting exposed as a Republican ratfuck is  MrBenchley   Aug-06-06 03:35 PM   #163 
  - Didn't Paul Wellstone do that?  CrabbyPatty   Aug-06-06 06:22 PM   #166 
 

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