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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-17-07 05:39 PM
Response to Reply #69
70. A comparison is one thing.
However, the subject line the way its phrased is a good example of flame-bait, IMO.
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  -Kucinich's "money bomb" BOMBS. Paul raises $6 million. FlyingSquirrel  Dec-17-07 03:42 PM   #0 
  - Depressing :(  polichick   Dec-17-07 03:43 PM   #1 
  - Not to me. Kucinich is fine in the house, I don't think he would be a good president  stuartrida   Dec-18-07 08:49 AM   #100 
  - Isn't that a big number for Kucinich? nt.  IndianaJones   Dec-17-07 03:45 PM   #2 
  - For him, yes. But his campaign was hoping for "millions"  FlyingSquirrel   Dec-17-07 03:49 PM   #3 
  - I don't think it was the right time for Dennis  lvx35   Dec-17-07 03:49 PM   #4 
  - I think you've put your finger on the problem right there  FlyingSquirrel   Dec-17-07 03:55 PM   #8 
  - So first you say you agree that it's the wealth of the supporters...  redqueen   Dec-17-07 04:01 PM   #13 
  - That only partially explains it. In that one day, 58,000 contributed to his campaign. That's BIG.  Selatius   Dec-17-07 04:03 PM   #17 
     - I'd be interested to know to what extent you're right.  lvx35   Dec-17-07 04:12 PM   #26 
        - I don't think it's an issue of that. Paul's base is simply much larger because of disaffected Repubs  Selatius   Dec-17-07 04:22 PM   #36 
           - I'm curious about what you say.  lvx35   Dec-17-07 04:42 PM   #47 
              - No, it's pretty easy to find out how much support he has.  Occam Bandage   Dec-17-07 05:28 PM   #66 
  - That breaks me heart a tiny bit :(  rAVES   Dec-17-07 03:51 PM   #5 
  - we have contributed four times now  cyclezealot   Dec-17-07 03:52 PM   #6 
  - Who do you support?  redqueen   Dec-17-07 03:54 PM   #7 
  - At this point, actually I support Edwards.  FlyingSquirrel   Dec-17-07 03:57 PM   #9 
     - I don't agree with that at all. Ron Paul's average may be $50, but that average means squat.  redqueen   Dec-17-07 03:58 PM   #11 
        - Would Duncan Hunter or Tom Tancredo be better candidates to compare Kucinich to?  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-17-07 04:06 PM   #19 
        - Compare him to santa claus for all I care. (nt)  redqueen   Dec-17-07 04:09 PM   #22 
        - I doubt that Paul's supporters know squat about what he wants to do  orangepeel68   Dec-18-07 10:21 AM   #109 
  - awesome! you're just the kind of DUer we need  sniffa   Dec-17-07 03:58 PM   #10 
  - Ain't he great?  redqueen   Dec-17-07 03:59 PM   #12 
  - In the words of my wife... "I cannot roll my eyes any further."  FlyingSquirrel   Dec-17-07 04:02 PM   #14 
     - No, I don't have extra money. I'm a single mom.  redqueen   Dec-17-07 04:07 PM   #20 
     - Then quit attacking me.  FlyingSquirrel   Dec-17-07 04:13 PM   #27 
        - I believe you and the moon has green cheese  penguin7   Dec-17-07 04:15 PM   #30 
        - Here's my e-mail address.. send me one and I'll send you a picture  FlyingSquirrel   Dec-17-07 04:18 PM   #32 
           - now that raises the stakes. nt.  IndianaJones   Dec-17-07 04:19 PM   #33 
        - What's coming out of you is an ad for how much better Ron Paul is. (nt)  redqueen   Dec-17-07 04:20 PM   #34 
           - Have it your way, I'm done arguing. nt  FlyingSquirrel   Dec-17-07 04:22 PM   #37 
              - It's not my way. I didn't advertise for Ron Paul in the subject line or OP,  redqueen   Dec-17-07 04:39 PM   #44 
              - Wow, like High School! I gave on the 15th as well. Again Thanks... n/t  mirrera   Dec-18-07 09:07 AM   #105 
     - Thank you...not everyone is paranoid. n/t  mirrera   Dec-18-07 09:04 AM   #103 
  - There were dozens of threads promoting this fundraiser  MonkeyFunk   Dec-17-07 04:40 PM   #46 
     - It's not the reporting it's the WAY it's reported. (nt)  redqueen   Dec-17-07 05:04 PM   #48 
     - I think you're making up an offense that isn't there.  MonkeyFunk   Dec-17-07 05:07 PM   #49 
        - They are fringe candidates. Both anti-war. That's where the similarities end.  redqueen   Dec-17-07 05:08 PM   #50 
           - But nobody's pretending anything else  MonkeyFunk   Dec-17-07 05:14 PM   #53 
              - Again... not for reporting... for the way it's reported.  redqueen   Dec-17-07 05:15 PM   #55 
                 - And what was wrong with how it was reported?  MonkeyFunk   Dec-17-07 05:20 PM   #60 
                    - I guess the difference in the way we're looking at it ...  redqueen   Dec-17-07 05:22 PM   #62 
                       - well  MonkeyFunk   Dec-17-07 05:37 PM   #69 
                       - A comparison is one thing.  redqueen   Dec-17-07 05:39 PM   #70 
                          - He raised  MonkeyFunk   Dec-17-07 05:47 PM   #73 
                          - Don't include me in your little spat with sniffa.  redqueen   Dec-17-07 05:52 PM   #76 
                             - redqueen  MonkeyFunk   Dec-17-07 06:07 PM   #83 
                                - Yes, I noticed they apologized to others about the wording.  redqueen   Dec-17-07 06:10 PM   #84 
                          - flame-bait is not allowed here  MonkeyFunk   Dec-17-07 06:04 PM   #80 
                             - I know it isn't... I usually don't alert  redqueen   Dec-17-07 06:14 PM   #85 
                       - We have a lot to learn from Ron Paul  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-18-07 09:06 AM   #104 
                          - Yes we need to learn how to attract wealthy people.  redqueen   Dec-18-07 09:22 AM   #106 
                             - His average donation was only about $20 higher than Kucinich's  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-18-07 10:04 AM   #107 
                                - More like > $30.  redqueen   Dec-18-07 10:08 AM   #108 
     - i didn't know you were talking to me  sniffa   Dec-17-07 05:24 PM   #63 
        - I know you wouldn't hesitate  MonkeyFunk   Dec-17-07 05:40 PM   #71 
           - not really  sniffa   Dec-17-07 05:45 PM   #72 
              - ah  MonkeyFunk   Dec-17-07 05:48 PM   #74 
              - no, not really  sniffa   Dec-17-07 05:53 PM   #77 
                 - ah well  MonkeyFunk   Dec-17-07 06:05 PM   #81 
                    - Learn something new everyday  sniffa   Dec-17-07 06:05 PM   #82 
              - Hate to have to jump into this again, but  FlyingSquirrel   Dec-17-07 05:57 PM   #78 
                 - sorry for thinking otherwise  sniffa   Dec-17-07 05:58 PM   #79 
  - who gives a flying crap about that lunatic Ron Paul? n/t  Donnachaidh   Dec-17-07 04:02 PM   #15 
  - Ron Paul has scary views.....Kucinich has thoughtful views.  madfloridian   Dec-17-07 04:03 PM   #16 
  - Paul raises more in one day than Kucinich raises in a year  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-17-07 04:04 PM   #18 
  - His supporters back his "keep the tax cuts for the rich" platform.  redqueen   Dec-17-07 04:08 PM   #21 
  - that, I suspect, is damn close to the truth, though I'd bet that  cali   Dec-17-07 04:13 PM   #28 
     - No shortage of those who only wish they were rich...  redqueen   Dec-17-07 04:21 PM   #35 
     - I think a lot of the Ron Paul supporters  Libface   Dec-17-07 04:25 PM   #39 
  - Kucinich does not have the supporters that Paul does. nt.  IndianaJones   Dec-17-07 04:10 PM   #23 
  - Kucinich has mostly populist views so why not? n/t  Libface   Dec-17-07 04:27 PM   #41 
     - Don't know. nt.  IndianaJones   Dec-17-07 04:29 PM   #42 
     - Read my post about left wing populism vs right wing populism  Hippo_Tron   Dec-17-07 05:19 PM   #59 
  - Paul has been on  Libface   Dec-17-07 04:40 PM   #45 
  - His coverage has increased AFTER he started raising a lot of money  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-17-07 07:20 PM   #91 
     - Ohhhh you're a Paul guy. Sorry, I was confused n/t  Libface   Dec-17-07 07:27 PM   #93 
        - No, I do not support Republicans  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-17-07 08:14 PM   #96 
  - He's the trustafarian's choice.  Occam Bandage   Dec-17-07 05:26 PM   #64 
  - Oh I know  Libface   Dec-17-07 06:23 PM   #86 
     - Reminds me of this, really:  Occam Bandage   Dec-17-07 06:30 PM   #87 
        - AHAHAahahaah ...that Onion's some good stuff n/t  Libface   Dec-17-07 07:17 PM   #90 
  - Ron Paul supporters are suckers..  tridim   Dec-18-07 10:23 AM   #110 
  - Ron Paul is not a Dem. Why is he being continually hyped on DU?  kestrel91316   Dec-17-07 04:11 PM   #24 
  - How is reporting his fundraising equivalent to being hyped?  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-17-07 07:22 PM   #92 
  - When Kucinich announced his consideration of Ron Paul for vice president  stuartrida   Dec-18-07 08:56 AM   #101 
  - Kooch can use to money for his house run again  bluedog   Dec-17-07 04:12 PM   #25 
  - Great , I have been wanting to know that.  cyclezealot   Dec-17-07 04:23 PM   #38 
  - That explains a lot about his strategy.  Occam Bandage   Dec-17-07 05:21 PM   #61 
  - This thing got zero publicity  penguin7   Dec-17-07 04:14 PM   #29 
  - See my reply above  FlyingSquirrel   Dec-17-07 04:16 PM   #31 
  - Well it didn't get "zero publicity"  MonkeyFunk   Dec-17-07 05:09 PM   #51 
  - How humiliating!!  BigDDem   Dec-17-07 04:26 PM   #40 
  - It will keep him going towards N.H.  cyclezealot   Dec-17-07 04:32 PM   #43 
     - He fell $9,383,600 short of his goal  BigDDem   Dec-17-07 05:09 PM   #52 
        - So he raised over 200K  cyclezealot   Dec-17-07 06:46 PM   #89 
           - Where did you come up with "over 200K?"  BigDDem   Dec-18-07 08:31 AM   #99 
  - I think this shows that the Dem. base is happy with its Big Three choices  Oregonian   Dec-17-07 05:14 PM   #54 
  - Sounds about right! nt  polichick   Dec-17-07 05:16 PM   #56 
  - It's true we have much better choices. nt  FlyingSquirrel   Dec-17-07 05:16 PM   #57 
  - That's $131,400 more than he otherwise would have had. Every dollar raised is a victory. Anyway,  Occam Bandage   Dec-17-07 05:18 PM   #58 
  - I get your point, or at least...  TreasonousBastard   Dec-17-07 05:27 PM   #65 
  - spot on  sniffa   Dec-17-07 05:29 PM   #67 
  - We ignore this at our peril  dmesg   Dec-18-07 10:41 AM   #112 
  - Who is behind the Dec. 15th site and who promoted the idea???  slipslidingaway   Dec-17-07 05:29 PM   #68 
  - It was a grassroots effort. DK never officially supported it, I think, but  Occam Bandage   Dec-17-07 05:52 PM   #75 
     - Exactly, this was not a DK campaign initiated effort, the goal  slipslidingaway   Dec-17-07 06:35 PM   #88 
  - Why isn't this thread locked?  penguin7   Dec-17-07 07:44 PM   #94 
  - At this point it probably should be.  FlyingSquirrel   Dec-17-07 07:47 PM   #95 
  - Imagine that, a guy fighting for the poor and working classes can't drum up the same  readmoreoften   Dec-17-07 09:01 PM   #97 
  - Why did the unions go to Edwards rather than Kucinich?  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-18-07 08:59 AM   #102 
     - several union members went for Hillary  cyclezealot   Dec-18-07 02:33 PM   #113 
  - Damn. Thats too bad for Dennis.  Desertrose   Dec-17-07 10:39 PM   #98 
  - Ron Paul represents the nightmare of the GOP waking up to Internet fundraising  dmesg   Dec-18-07 10:34 AM   #111 
 

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