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  -Some honest questions for people who support Lieberman's independent run dsc  Aug-10-06 07:08 PM   #0 
  - ex-actly  wtmusic   Aug-10-06 07:20 PM   #1 
  - Excellent points all.  grok   Aug-10-06 07:21 PM   #2 
  - "We have succeed in making him an enemy"  dolstein   Aug-10-06 08:31 PM   #7 
  - I think it is the view of the left  Zodiak Ironfist   Aug-11-06 01:13 PM   #40 
  - Bravo!!!  cool user name   Aug-12-06 08:48 AM   #66 
  - He made himself the enemy  Le Taz Hot   Aug-11-06 06:00 PM   #48 
  - You will be endorsing Lamont now, though, since the primary occurred  Ken Burch   Aug-11-06 09:49 PM   #49 
  - No. Making him an "Independent."  RUMMYisFROSTED   Aug-12-06 03:37 PM   #87 
  - So why didn't us nut-job lefties go after even more conservative Dems?  eridani   Aug-12-06 07:50 PM   #111 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-12-06 07:55 PM   #117 
  - Lieberman lost and cannot be advocated for.  Zhade   Aug-12-06 10:16 PM   #140 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-11-06 09:49 AM   #34 
     - You are now in violation of DU policy.  Ken Burch   Aug-11-06 09:50 PM   #50 
  - I had to sign a friggin' loyalty oath just to sit on a committee and a  tnlefty   Aug-10-06 07:25 PM   #3 
  - My postie/thread....  Catchawave   Aug-10-06 07:27 PM   #4 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-10-06 08:28 PM   #5 
  - I must ask  fujiyama   Aug-10-06 09:03 PM   #11 
  - It isn't just the war  dsc   Aug-10-06 09:06 PM   #12 
     - As much as you'd like to blame Lieberman for everything that's gone wrong  dolstein   Aug-10-06 09:38 PM   #19 
     - some responses  dsc   Aug-10-06 09:50 PM   #21 
        - Don't bother with reasoning here, DSC...  PassingFair   Aug-11-06 07:46 AM   #27 
        - I get so tired of the cloture/vote issue.  MurrayDelph   Aug-11-06 01:16 PM   #41 
     - Best Post Ever.....thnaks dsc  Lochloosa   Aug-12-06 09:43 PM   #138 
  - Why are people so certain that independants are going to vote for him?  inthebrain   Aug-10-06 08:31 PM   #6 
  - Your argument is flawed in two respects  dolstein   Aug-10-06 08:41 PM   #8 
  - Do you have statistics?  inthebrain   Aug-10-06 08:43 PM   #9 
  - Do you have google?  dolstein   Aug-10-06 08:54 PM   #10 
     - Your survey USA Poll  inthebrain   Aug-10-06 09:11 PM   #13 
        - 600 is enough to be considered a random sample  dsc   Aug-10-06 09:25 PM   #15 
           - The random sample is not of "reasonable size"  inthebrain   Aug-12-06 02:36 PM   #76 
              - They use stratified random samples  dsc   Aug-12-06 11:21 PM   #150 
  - If you're supporting Lieberman against Lamont, you're violating DU rules.  Ken Burch   Aug-11-06 09:52 PM   #51 
  - And the loser got more votes from Republicans than Dems every election.  Zhade   Aug-12-06 10:21 PM   #141 
  - Flawed logic  rinsd   Aug-11-06 05:00 PM   #45 
  - Rasmussin 46-41% for Lieberman  digno dave   Aug-13-06 02:17 PM   #160 
  - All good points...  SaveElmer   Aug-10-06 09:11 PM   #14 
  - Because The Left Is Evil, and The Right Is Good. Haven't you heard? -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Aug-10-06 09:26 PM   #16 
  - Why should I, in the name of party unity, support.....  MrBenchley   Aug-10-06 09:28 PM   #17 
  - because he won the primary  dsc   Aug-10-06 09:33 PM   #18 
  - Yet you claim Lieberman's decision negates that duty....  MrBenchley   Aug-10-06 09:41 PM   #20 
     - Oh please  dsc   Aug-10-06 09:53 PM   #23 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-11-06 11:27 AM   #36 
     - I'm really not aware  cali   Aug-10-06 09:54 PM   #24 
     - You have over 1000 posts on DU. Are you blind?  dolstein   Aug-10-06 09:58 PM   #25 
        - and Lanny Davis?  dsc   Aug-10-06 10:00 PM   #26 
        - The sheer hypocrisy of some of the Lamont posts is astounding....  MrBenchley   Aug-11-06 04:54 PM   #44 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-11-06 10:35 AM   #35 
     - how traitorous!  Moochy   Aug-11-06 02:37 PM   #42 
     - So what will you now be doing:  Ken Burch   Aug-11-06 09:53 PM   #52 
     - I'll be giving Lamont the same cheerful rousing support  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 07:41 AM   #58 
        - Ned Lamont AINT't unknown anymore.  Ken Burch   Aug-12-06 07:07 PM   #95 
        - Ned Lamont never was an "Unknown"  LincolnMcGrath   Aug-12-06 07:42 PM   #101 
           - Yep, yet another lie from benchley the fringie.  Zhade   Aug-12-06 10:23 PM   #143 
        - The DLC is not elected and has never been elected.  janx   Aug-12-06 07:57 PM   #119 
           - LOL! Not even close to true....  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 09:23 PM   #132 
              - LOL! not even close to sane!  Ken Burch   Aug-15-06 03:42 PM   #198 
     - There is just so much hypocrisy in what you just said  MN Against Bush   Aug-12-06 02:01 PM   #71 
     - Theres a difference between a strongly held opinion  Moochy   Aug-12-06 02:29 PM   #73 
     - No hypocrisy here....  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 03:15 PM   #81 
        - Lieberman should be thinking of his legacy...  Moochy   Aug-12-06 03:51 PM   #88 
        - Liebermans' trying to steal a seat that's Democratic  Ken Burch   Aug-12-06 07:37 PM   #97 
           - Which seat was that, Pepe?  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 07:42 PM   #102 
              - Lamont wasn't to blame for the caricature, and you know it.  Ken Burch   Aug-12-06 07:49 PM   #109 
                 - Does DU allow that type of smear campaign against the only  LincolnMcGrath   Aug-12-06 07:51 PM   # 
                    - Unfortunately, that is the will of Skinner.  MercutioATC   Aug-13-06 09:05 PM   #169 
                    - Apparently yes, if your avatar  Ken Burch   Aug-14-06 12:43 AM   #182 
     - He ain't a Democrat anymore Benchley  ruggerson   Aug-13-06 10:56 PM   #179 
     - Wait a minute...YOU are complaining about what OTHER PEOPLE  Ken Burch   Aug-15-06 01:44 AM   #190 
  - Hey Benchley...  SaveElmer   Aug-10-06 09:50 PM   #22 
  - Actually MrBenchley poses a very valid question  LynneSin   Aug-11-06 07:54 AM   #30 
  - Take a look around  MrBenchley   Aug-11-06 05:18 PM   #47 
     - The ONLY reason the seat isn't safe for Dems is Lieberman.  MercutioATC   Aug-12-06 06:55 PM   #94 
        - 100% correct  LincolnMcGrath   Aug-12-06 07:38 PM   #98 
        - You mean the Democrat who held the seat, Lieberman?  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 07:46 PM   #105 
           - DEMOCRATS in CT decided that they wanted different representation.  MercutioATC   Aug-12-06 07:49 PM   #110 
           - Lamont was dredged out of obscurity by the left wing blogs  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 07:53 PM   #114 
              - So vote for Lieberman if you want to see Lamont (and Democrats) lose.  MercutioATC   Aug-12-06 08:10 PM   #124 
                 - Notice that there was no answer to your question...  LincolnMcGrath   Aug-12-06 08:13 PM   #125 
                 - Yes, I noticed. I didn't expect anything different.  MercutioATC   Aug-12-06 08:24 PM   #128 
                    - There is hope for the future then! Thank You  LincolnMcGrath   Aug-12-06 08:53 PM   #129 
                    - I don't expect anything but hypocrisy out of Lamont backers....  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 09:28 PM   #135 
                    - Again, you have my question about what the "far left" really is.  MercutioATC   Aug-13-06 12:44 AM   #153 
                    - So, are the mods going to weaken the rules because it's lieberman?  Zhade   Aug-12-06 10:27 PM   #144 
                       - They're allegedly applying the old "Green" rule to Lieberman.  MercutioATC   Aug-13-06 12:45 AM   #154 
                          - What is the old green rule?  Zhade   Aug-13-06 01:59 PM   #157 
                 - I wonder how many folks in Connecticut will take you up on that offer....  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 09:25 PM   #134 
                    - Democrats in Connecticut have spoken.  MercutioATC   Aug-13-06 12:47 AM   #155 
                       - And 48% didn't want Lamont  MrBenchley   Aug-13-06 11:13 AM   #156 
                          - ...and 52% did. Where I come from, we call that a win.  MercutioATC   Aug-13-06 08:11 PM   #165 
                             - As if there is a single DUer out there with a WORSE track record on  LincolnMcGrath   Aug-13-06 08:13 PM   #167 
                                - That thought DID cross my mind...  MercutioATC   Aug-13-06 08:19 PM   #168 
           - There was no good reason to let Lieberman go unchallenged...  Ken Burch   Aug-15-06 02:46 AM   #192 
  - Not being in Connecticut, I don't have to climb on that pony  MrBenchley   Aug-11-06 05:03 PM   #46 
  - Maybe it should be...  SaveElmer   Aug-12-06 08:23 AM   #62 
     - I like it....  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 08:34 AM   #64 
        - Wow I didn't realize this...  SaveElmer   Aug-12-06 08:43 AM   #65 
        - The Reverend Al has a very quick wit and a sharp tongue  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 08:49 AM   #67 
        - Given that Sharpton got nowhere in 2004, what difference did it make  Ken Burch   Aug-15-06 02:48 AM   #193 
        - He's a mouth, not a real politician  eridani   Aug-12-06 08:03 PM   #122 
           - He should really stick to speechmaking and writing, IMHO.  Zhade   Aug-13-06 02:02 PM   #158 
        - How about Senator Lieberman's cozying up to Sean Hannity?  Hippo_Tron   Aug-12-06 02:43 PM   #78 
           - You sound like the "What about Clinton?" right wingers....  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 03:13 PM   #80 
  - Never thought I'd say this, but THANK YOU, Save Elmer...  Ken Burch   Aug-15-06 09:50 PM   #200 
  - Because he's the party's nominee.  Zynx   Aug-11-06 07:49 AM   #29 
  - But the claim was that there is no such duty  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 07:42 AM   #59 
     - You can't get away with implying that Lamont's clear victory  Ken Burch   Aug-15-06 02:50 AM   #194 
  - It won't matter for much longer  LittleClarkie   Aug-11-06 12:55 PM   #38 
  - Geeze, that's the sort of rhetoric  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 07:43 AM   #60 
     - What rhetoric? She pointed out simple facts.  Zhade   Aug-13-06 02:09 PM   #159 
  - The primary settled the question.  Ken Burch   Aug-11-06 09:57 PM   #54 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-12-06 07:44 AM   #61 
  - Because I've had to vote for the likes of Dianne Feinstein  mitchtv   Aug-11-06 10:16 PM   #56 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-12-06 07:40 AM   #57 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-12-06 02:28 PM   #72 
  - You don't have to. You can even silently support loser lieberman.  Zhade   Aug-12-06 10:22 PM   #142 
  - If people are supporting Lieberman they shouldn't be doing it here  LynneSin   Aug-11-06 07:49 AM   #28 
  - Which is why Senate Democarats need to take the gloves off  Freddie Stubbs   Aug-11-06 07:57 AM   #31 
  - Weren't you a Lieberman supporter?  kingofalldems   Aug-11-06 09:18 AM   #32 
  - I was and I am now supporting the Democratic nominee  Freddie Stubbs   Aug-11-06 09:47 AM   #33 
     - Interesting, then why aren't you railing at Lieberman for disrupting  kingofalldems   Aug-11-06 12:47 PM   #37 
  - Thank you Freddie!  Ken Burch   Aug-11-06 09:54 PM   #53 
  - Thanks again Freddie!  Ken Burch   Aug-15-06 09:46 PM   #199 
  - Why are you setting up a DU speed trap?  LoZoccolo   Aug-11-06 01:00 PM   #39 
  - actually they are allowed to support Lieberman  dsc   Aug-11-06 03:19 PM   #43 
  - You cannot support J. Lieberman in any way shape or form on DU  LincolnMcGrath   Aug-11-06 09:59 PM   #55 
  - actually in a post about this race in GD  dsc   Aug-12-06 11:40 PM   #151 
  - No, you actually can't advocate support for him in any way.  Zhade   Aug-12-06 02:40 PM   #77 
  - Ummm...no.  MercutioATC   Aug-12-06 06:42 PM   #93 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-12-06 07:28 PM   #96 
  - It was probably an attempt at dialogue.  Ken Burch   Aug-15-06 09:54 PM   #201 
  - 4) If it's perfectly acceptable to promote Indy candidates over Dems,  Doremus   Aug-12-06 08:32 AM   #63 
  - I will say the words "Bernie Sanders" and you will awaken  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 09:06 AM   #68 
     - if that's wrong  darboy   Aug-12-06 12:38 PM   #69 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-12-06 03:34 PM   #85 
     - There isn't one  dsc   Aug-12-06 02:33 PM   #75 
     - Why not?  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 03:12 PM   #79 
        - Because we made a deal  dsc   Aug-12-06 03:18 PM   #82 
        - Yeah? When was this?  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 03:26 PM   #83 
           - He first won office in 1992  dsc   Aug-12-06 03:31 PM   #84 
              - So in other words, the "deal" is your fantasy  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 03:36 PM   #86 
                 - Fine I will provide your link and I would like an apology  dsc   Aug-12-06 03:56 PM   #89 
                 - And Schumer is the entire party?  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 04:02 PM   #90 
                    - It wasn't just Schumer as the link you demanded made clear  dsc   Aug-12-06 04:22 PM   #91 
                    - And so he got committee assignments based on seniority....  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 04:52 PM   #92 
                       - seniority based on his years as a Democratic senator  Ken Burch   Aug-12-06 07:38 PM   #99 
                       - Bernie's an INDEPENDENT, Pepe....  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 07:47 PM   #107 
                          - Not true...  V. Kid   Aug-12-06 10:40 PM   #146 
                          - wow, you know nothing  darboy   Aug-12-06 11:04 PM   #149 
                          - Bernie wasn't ever a registered Dem and there was no registered Dem  Ken Burch   Aug-13-06 04:48 PM   #163 
                          - Lieberman is not running under the banner of the Independent...  Cassandra   Aug-13-06 10:59 PM   #180 
                       - It is senority with in the party  dsc   Aug-12-06 10:57 PM   #147 
                    - Schumer didn't endorse loser lieberman.  Zhade   Aug-12-06 10:31 PM   #145 
                 - You would have to admit that no Dem could've beaten Bernie, and you know  Ken Burch   Aug-12-06 07:44 PM   #103 
                 - That poster thought Bernie Sander only presided over a  LincolnMcGrath   Aug-12-06 07:47 PM   #106 
                 - You mean Bernie polls like Lieberman used to?  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 07:51 PM   #112 
                 - Bernie has always polled BETTER than Lieberman, ThugLife.  Ken Burch   Aug-12-06 07:56 PM   #118 
                    - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-12-06 09:20 PM   #130 
                    - Some background  LincolnMcGrath   Aug-12-06 09:25 PM   #133 
                 - Again, given the poster's lack of knowledge of Vt politics, why bother?  LincolnMcGrath   Aug-12-06 07:54 PM   #116 
                    - For the sake of those just tuning in, mainly.  Ken Burch   Aug-12-06 08:00 PM   #121 
                       - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-12-06 09:30 PM   #136 
                 - Dream on, Benclhley. Facts are already confirmed here.  HawkeyeX   Aug-15-06 12:03 AM   #189 
        - Vermont's a dead issue. You have no cause to beat that horse anymore.  Ken Burch   Aug-12-06 07:41 PM   #100 
        - That dog won't hunt. Bernie Sanders isn't running against a DEMOCRAT  LincolnMcGrath   Aug-12-06 07:45 PM   #104 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-12-06 07:48 PM   #108 
           - Look, we've proven and proven and proven that supporting Bernie  Ken Burch   Aug-12-06 07:51 PM   #113 
           - You've pouted and pouted when hypocrisy is pointed out  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 09:32 PM   #137 
              - Why are you so determined to see every expression of a point of view  Ken Burch   Aug-13-06 05:03 PM   #164 
           - So it's only the "far left" who take issue with the war in Iraq?  MercutioATC   Aug-12-06 07:54 PM   #115 
              - That is what is killing some of the dead enders clinging to Lieberman.  LincolnMcGrath   Aug-12-06 07:57 PM   #120 
              - I think Lamont supporters can fairly call themselves "The New Center".  Ken Burch   Aug-12-06 08:06 PM   #123 
              - But it's NOT the "new center"...  MercutioATC   Aug-12-06 08:13 PM   #126 
              - It's only the far left that put ideological purity  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 09:21 PM   #131 
                 - Idealogical purity my ass...  MercutioATC   Aug-13-06 12:43 AM   #152 
                    - Ideological purity  MrBenchley   Aug-14-06 08:54 PM   #185 
                       - Nobody swiftboated Lieberman  Ken Burch   Aug-15-06 03:40 PM   #197 
        - Democrats can give the nomination to whomever they want  darboy   Aug-12-06 11:02 PM   #148 
        - HEre's where your facts come wrong  HawkeyeX   Aug-15-06 12:03 AM   #188 
     - May I point out that Democratic Party has wholeheartedly endorsed Sanders  HawkeyeX   Aug-15-06 12:01 AM   #187 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-12-06 01:24 PM   #70 
  - Since he cannot be endorsed here now, after losing, is this thread...  Zhade   Aug-12-06 02:32 PM   #74 
  - Guess that isn't an issue yet  salin   Aug-12-06 08:15 PM   #127 
  - By the way, speaking of honest questions  MrBenchley   Aug-12-06 09:48 PM   #139 
  - No, it would be a good idea for Lieberman  skipos   Aug-13-06 03:57 PM   #161 
     - Don't know what the Lamonties are pissing and moaning about  MrBenchley   Aug-13-06 04:36 PM   #162 
        - Lamont's campaign put out a racist caricature?  MercutioATC   Aug-13-06 08:13 PM   #166 
           - Yes they did....  MrBenchley   Aug-13-06 10:03 PM   #170 
              - That's either a lie or an honest opinion based in ignorance.  MercutioATC   Aug-13-06 10:10 PM   #171 
                 - No, that's a fact.....  MrBenchley   Aug-13-06 10:27 PM   #172 
                 - Do you dispute that a blog, not the campaign, posted that picture?  MercutioATC   Aug-13-06 10:38 PM   #174 
                    - Do you really want to pretend Hamsher didn't direct Ned's campaign ads?  MrBenchley   Aug-13-06 10:46 PM   #178 
                       - Jane Hamsher is the founder of Firedoglake.  MercutioATC   Aug-14-06 08:33 PM   #183 
                          - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-14-06 08:52 PM   #184 
                 - I have no problem calling it a lie.  LincolnMcGrath   Aug-13-06 10:32 PM   #173 
                    - Dude...gotta abide by the rules...  MercutioATC   Aug-13-06 10:39 PM   #175 
                       - I am abiding by the rules. I never claimed the LIE'S author to be a DUer  LincolnMcGrath   Aug-13-06 10:42 PM   #176 
  - Stop pro-Lieberman Kinky Friedman's out-of-Texas $ from Democrats  Czolgosz   Aug-13-06 10:43 PM   #177 
  - Kinky MAY BE better than what we have HAD.........  NativeTexan   Aug-13-06 11:02 PM   #181 
  - Here's What Lieberman Pontificated About Nader's Independent Run  David Zephyr   Aug-14-06 09:20 PM   #186 
  - Nader ran as a spoiler, Lieberman can actually win  dolstein   Aug-15-06 02:09 AM   #191 
     - Karl Rove is running your boy's campaign, dolstein.  David Zephyr   Aug-15-06 03:14 PM   #195 
     - No, Al Sharpton's the "Dem" who lets Republicans run his campaign  dolstein   Aug-15-06 10:20 PM   #203 
     - Lieberman can most certainly play the spoiler...  Solon   Aug-15-06 03:31 PM   #196 
     - Sorry, but you've got it completely wrong  dolstein   Aug-15-06 10:32 PM   #205 
     - Still dolstein, you have to admit that Lieberman can't claim to be a Dem  Ken Burch   Aug-15-06 09:56 PM   #202 
        - He can't claim to be the Democratic nominee, and he isn't  dolstein   Aug-15-06 10:29 PM   #204 
           - So you're saying that HolyWarJoe should get to annul the primary  Ken Burch   Aug-15-06 10:32 PM   #206 
  - Locking  AlienGirl   Aug-15-06 11:00 PM   #207 
 

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