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AtomicKitten Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-26-07 12:04 AM
Response to Reply #64
67. "kowtow" is an exaggeration of "working with"
I know you've got your knickers in a twist, but take some care where you dump it. 'Kay?
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  -Obama Names Republicans He'll Work With ruggerson  Aug-25-07 07:50 PM   #0 
  - The Coburn part just makes NO sense!  avrdream   Aug-25-07 07:53 PM   #1 
  - I'm trying not to be as pissed off as I really am  ruggerson   Aug-25-07 07:56 PM   #3 
  - This is what I refer to as -  DURHAM D   Aug-25-07 08:00 PM   #6 
     - I find your response racist.  janx   Aug-25-07 08:05 PM   #9 
        - Why?  DURHAM D   Aug-25-07 08:14 PM   #15 
  - Maybe 'hold your friends close, but your enemies closer"? n/t  Mind_your_head   Aug-25-07 11:35 PM   #52 
  - I think it's great he's willing to work with those 'on the other side'.  sparosnare   Aug-25-07 07:56 PM   #2 
  - Coburn is a bigot!  ruggerson   Aug-25-07 07:57 PM   #4 
  - 'Coburn is a certified nutcase homophobic monster!'  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 11:55 PM   #59 
  - Not as long as "get along and work together for the good of the American people"  Vincardog   Aug-25-07 08:06 PM   #11 
  - I said nothing about abandoning core Democratic values. n/t  sparosnare   Aug-25-07 11:35 PM   #53 
  - Well said. n/t  bbinacan   Aug-25-07 09:42 PM   #38 
  - Obama worked with Coburn to create an Internet Database of Federal Spending  rhombus   Aug-25-07 07:57 PM   #5 
  - It's not that he's working with Coburn, but ON WHAT ISSUES  tishaLA   Aug-25-07 08:03 PM   #7 
  - Exactly  sandnsea   Aug-25-07 08:04 PM   #8 
  - facts get in the way of the outrage  darboy   Aug-25-07 08:27 PM   #21 
  - Coburn is strongly pro-fair trade  LBJDemocrat   Aug-25-07 08:05 PM   #10 
  - everyone has at least one redeeming value  madrchsod   Aug-25-07 08:24 PM   #19 
  - oh ya -just think of all the bastards lbj had to deal with  madrchsod   Aug-25-07 08:26 PM   #20 
  - I liked the way Kennedy announced which issues he would work on with Republicans. He was  terisan   Aug-25-07 08:12 PM   #13 
  - Obama's Inexperience Express rides AGAIN....TODAY  youngdem   Aug-25-07 08:06 PM   #12 
  - you are really showing your age with comments like that  rhombus   Aug-25-07 08:13 PM   #14 
  - Assume much?? Young is part of my name, ass.  youngdem   Aug-25-07 08:15 PM   #16 
     - yeah, you sound your age with your throwing cuss words like a spoiled teen  rhombus   Aug-25-07 08:20 PM   #17 
        - Oh god I hate that shit worse  sandnsea   Aug-25-07 08:47 PM   #29 
           - Without saying cuss words.....  avrdream   Aug-25-07 09:05 PM   #34 
              - And the Clintons call BUSH friend  sandnsea   Aug-25-07 09:18 PM   #36 
                 - If true, then THAT bothers me as well.  avrdream   Aug-25-07 09:44 PM   #39 
  - Put down the pipe, Junior. Mommy's calling you for din din  zulchzulu   Aug-25-07 11:20 PM   #47 
  - obama is correct  madrchsod   Aug-25-07 08:22 PM   #18 
  - Obama called Coburn his "friend"  ruggerson   Aug-25-07 08:28 PM   #22 
     - yes i do grasp how offensive  madrchsod   Aug-25-07 08:47 PM   #30 
     - The Clintons call BUSH their friend  sandnsea   Aug-25-07 08:48 PM   #31 
     - See my post below - the quotes are FAKE  democrat2thecore   Aug-25-07 10:52 PM   #44 
     - That is false. See post #49. He was caught on tape making the lebianism comment nt  draft_mario_cuomo   Aug-25-07 11:27 PM   #50 
     - No, they are not.  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 11:55 PM   #60 
     - The quotes are accurate  ruggerson   Aug-26-07 12:21 AM   #75 
     - Friends often disagree  Laurab   Aug-26-07 12:41 AM   #80 
        - If someone went out of his way to give props to a racist  ruggerson   Aug-26-07 01:00 AM   #84 
           - Um - Tom Coburn isn't running for president  Laurab   Aug-26-07 01:15 AM   #89 
              - But you seem to be saying  ruggerson   Aug-26-07 01:24 AM   #92 
                 - You know, Coburn's statements about gays  shimmergal   Aug-26-07 11:58 AM   #117 
  - I think all 100,000-plus registered members of DU should write to Tom Coburn's  Old Crusoe   Aug-25-07 08:34 PM   #23 
  - This is EXACTLY the kind of crap I hate! Legitimizing these people at this point...  Gloria   Aug-25-07 08:35 PM   #24 
  - Coburn was responsible for obama to get his reforms through the gop senate.  illinoisprogressive   Aug-25-07 08:38 PM   #25 
  - I wonder how many here spewing would do so to someone you work with or  illinoisprogressive   Aug-25-07 08:40 PM   #26 
  - Coburn also denounced ABC's airing of Schindler's list as smut and calls global warming "crap"  draft_mario_cuomo   Aug-25-07 08:41 PM   #27 
  - If you knew someone who helped you out and worked with and got to know as a person but,  illinoisprogressive   Aug-25-07 08:43 PM   #28 
  - shit-- i had to work with a neo nazi kid for 4 years  madrchsod   Aug-25-07 08:51 PM   #33 
  - The scorpion and the fox  wyldwolf   Aug-25-07 08:50 PM   #32 
  - Maybe he HAS thought these things through.  Skip Intro   Aug-25-07 09:15 PM   #35 
  - Didn't Lugar and Warner vote for that war...  citizen53   Aug-25-07 09:40 PM   #37 
  - lol good point. He also seeks Powell's advice, the salesman of the war! nt  draft_mario_cuomo   Aug-25-07 09:55 PM   #40 
     - Can't forget Bunning either and Coal to Liquid  citizen53   Aug-25-07 10:05 PM   #41 
        - Great point. Why Liquid Coal Matters  draft_mario_cuomo   Aug-26-07 12:02 AM   #65 
  - As president, he'll be working with and for everyone.  AtomicKitten   Aug-25-07 10:08 PM   #42 
  - The President does not have to "work with" people who are anti-gay, anti-woman & anti-environment.  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 11:54 PM   #58 
     - really?  AtomicKitten   Aug-25-07 11:59 PM   #62 
        - I don't need to kowtow to some nut who says "lesbianism is rampant in our schools!"  Bluebear   Aug-26-07 12:00 AM   #64 
           - "kowtow" is an exaggeration of "working with"  AtomicKitten   Aug-26-07 12:04 AM   #67 
              - edited. End of conversation  Bluebear   Aug-26-07 01:49 AM   #99 
  - Coburn quotes are FAKE  democrat2thecore   Aug-25-07 10:51 PM   #43 
  - thank you for exposing this BS  AtomicKitten   Aug-25-07 11:07 PM   #45 
  - Coburn is anti-gay, anti-woman & anti-environment. And that is NOT BS.  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 11:52 PM   #56 
  - I think you need to cool your jets.  AtomicKitten   Aug-26-07 12:07 AM   #70 
  - AK  ruggerson   Aug-26-07 12:15 AM   #74 
  - I agree with and never disputed that the man is awful.  AtomicKitten   Aug-26-07 12:34 AM   #79 
     - I guess I expect someone who is asking for my vote  ruggerson   Aug-26-07 12:45 AM   #81 
        - I know I can't possibly understand this -  AtomicKitten   Aug-26-07 12:51 AM   #82 
  - edited  Bluebear   Aug-26-07 01:51 AM   #100 
  - That doesn't mean we shouldn't work with him on issues where we have common ground.  calteacherguy   Aug-27-07 02:04 AM   #125 
     - Yup, the GOP has listened to us lo these many years.  Bluebear   Aug-27-07 02:11 AM   #126 
  - The only irresponsible thing in this thread is the guy claiming that Coburn's quotes are lies  ruggerson   Aug-26-07 12:11 AM   #72 
     - not that it really matters --  AtomicKitten   Aug-26-07 12:26 AM   #77 
        - Obama didn't have to call the guy a friend.....  avrdream   Aug-26-07 01:25 AM   #93 
  - Naw! It can't be!  zulchzulu   Aug-25-07 11:18 PM   #46 
  - "New kind of politics"=apologizing for right-wing nut jobs  draft_mario_cuomo   Aug-25-07 11:31 PM   #51 
     - "I remember one-time somebody saying, 'That John Edwards reminds me of Jesse Helms...'"  jefferson_dem   Aug-25-07 11:40 PM   #55 
        - Lame. She said they are both outspoken not that working with Helms would be a centerpiece of his...  draft_mario_cuomo   Aug-26-07 12:04 AM   #66 
        - Why are you so obsessed with that basketball shot?  jefferson_dem   Aug-26-07 12:12 AM   #73 
           - I think it is sad he is willing show us that but not tell us...  draft_mario_cuomo   Aug-27-07 12:28 AM   #122 
        - She prefaced that by saying there isn't one issue they agree on  Beaverhausen   Aug-27-07 03:39 PM   #133 
  - Hmmm.... if this is true  alteredstate   Aug-25-07 11:22 PM   #48 
  - Here is a news article about Coburn's "rampant lesbianism" comments  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 11:59 PM   #63 
  - That is false. The lesbianism comment was on tape  draft_mario_cuomo   Aug-25-07 11:25 PM   #49 
  - That's utterly bullshit  ruggerson   Aug-26-07 12:05 AM   #68 
  - Brian Lamb is your final arbiter now?  Bluebear   Aug-27-07 02:13 AM   #127 
  - "they will only let one girl go to the bathroom."  cui bono   Aug-25-07 11:37 PM   #54 
  - Good luck with that, ruggerson  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 11:53 PM   #57 
  - Don't let the Obama thought police silence you  draft_mario_cuomo   Aug-26-07 12:07 AM   #71 
  - Sounds like Coburn's a pretty strange dude....  alteredstate   Aug-25-07 11:58 PM   #61 
  - Well good. He will have plenty of time  BenDavid   Aug-26-07 12:06 AM   #69 
  - You've never had a friend at work who held views you found offensive?  killbotfactory   Aug-26-07 12:24 AM   #76 
  - So we can all happily work with racists  ruggerson   Aug-26-07 12:33 AM   #78 
  - Should we purge them from the government?  killbotfactory   Aug-26-07 01:00 AM   #83 
     - Absolutely  ruggerson   Aug-26-07 01:03 AM   #85 
        - enjoy your imaginary democratic dictatorship  killbotfactory   Aug-26-07 01:06 AM   #86 
           - How is it a dictatorship  ruggerson   Aug-26-07 01:08 AM   #87 
              - Do you also stand outside churches and call people bigots as they leave?  killbotfactory   Aug-26-07 01:12 AM   #88 
                 - We're talking about people in government  ruggerson   Aug-26-07 01:15 AM   #90 
                    - I get it  killbotfactory   Aug-26-07 01:19 AM   #91 
                       - It means the President  ruggerson   Aug-26-07 01:26 AM   #94 
                          - Again, you've never had a friend who held views you found offensive?  killbotfactory   Aug-26-07 01:33 AM   #95 
                             - Leaders should not promote people  ruggerson   Aug-26-07 01:39 AM   #96 
                                - He said he was a friend and he would work with him  killbotfactory   Aug-26-07 01:42 AM   #97 
                                   - He singled him out as the kind of Republican he would work with  ruggerson   Aug-26-07 01:48 AM   #98 
                                      - Well, I have been told my knickers are in a twist in this thread and to cool my jets.  Bluebear   Aug-26-07 01:52 AM   #101 
                                      - He was just naming republicans he can currently work with in the Senate  killbotfactory   Aug-26-07 01:53 AM   #102 
                                         - He made a big announcement today that Coburn is a friend of his.  Bluebear   Aug-26-07 01:56 AM   #103 
                                         - If Coburn will break with republicans on key issues, why the hell shouldn't he work with him?  killbotfactory   Aug-26-07 02:14 AM   #107 
                                            - What would those key issues be? Certainly not gay rights, women's rights...  Bluebear   Aug-26-07 02:21 AM   #109 
                                               - Katrina no-bid contracts and other federal pork, specifically  killbotfactory   Aug-26-07 02:30 AM   #110 
                                               - OK I am more interested in restoring and expanding American rights  Bluebear   Aug-26-07 02:40 AM   #112 
                                               - Refusing to acknowledge or work with Coburn won't do either of those things.  killbotfactory   Aug-26-07 02:44 AM   #113 
                                               - Look, you just posted "Obama is awesome". I am glad you like him.  Bluebear   Aug-26-07 02:45 AM   #114 
                                         - We're at an impasse  ruggerson   Aug-26-07 01:57 AM   #104 
                                            - I think it's ridiculous to expect Obama to not work with people who's views he disagrees with  killbotfactory   Aug-26-07 02:11 AM   #105 
                                               - "I look forward to working with Republicans like Olympia Snowe"  Bluebear   Aug-26-07 02:14 AM   #106 
                                                  - He picked Coburn, because he has worked with Coburn.  killbotfactory   Aug-26-07 02:17 AM   #108 
  - I have never found a reason to sing the praises of such a person.  Warren Stupidity   Aug-26-07 10:32 AM   #116 
     - He called him a friend and said he would work with him, along with several others  killbotfactory   Aug-27-07 12:35 AM   #124 
        - He called him a "friend".  avrdream   Aug-27-07 04:30 AM   #129 
  - Obama worked with Coburn on the accountability for earmarks bill  Hippo_Tron   Aug-26-07 02:34 AM   #111 
  - Once again our selected leaders do not get it.  Warren Stupidity   Aug-26-07 10:29 AM   #115 
  - kick.  Alamom   Aug-26-07 05:10 PM   #118 
  - Like having dinner with a tiger. You'll be the last course. n/t  indypaul   Aug-26-07 05:45 PM   #119 
  - Can I steal that?  Bluebear   Aug-26-07 11:51 PM   #120 
     - Not original with me, go ahead.  indypaul   Aug-27-07 09:43 AM   #132 
  - Coburn? Shit, Senator, why don't you get Inhofe to draft your environmental platform?  hatrack   Aug-27-07 12:12 AM   #121 
  - Coburn: global warming is "crap". He isn't much better than Inhofe! nt  draft_mario_cuomo   Aug-27-07 12:31 AM   #123 
     - Well, at least Coburn doesn't sit on the Energy & Environment Cmte.  hatrack   Aug-27-07 07:11 AM   #131 
  - With Joe Lieberman as a mentor and Tom Coburn as a friend, how can a guy go wrong?  oasis   Aug-27-07 04:19 AM   #128 
  - What is wrong with Obama.  cyclezealot   Aug-27-07 04:38 AM   #130 
  - I detect a wiff of a disgusting "we must liquidate our political enemies" mentality in this thread.  Odin2005   Aug-27-07 10:32 PM   #134 
  - Still has a way to go to out-pander Hillary, but he's trying.  Vidar   Aug-28-07 09:52 AM   #135 

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