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31. Yes, many use it to dismiss people --and it effectively shuts down conversation.
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  -I Can Understand Not Supporting Obama If His Oppenents Were Gore or Feingold Magic Rat  Jan-18-08 06:59 AM   #0 
  - Shhhhh.... Edwards fans will call you names....  Clark2008   Jan-18-08 07:01 AM   #1 
  - Overall, I see Edwards supporters "calling names" much less than others...  timeforarevolution   Jan-18-08 07:12 AM   #10 
  - That is exactly how I feel  Marrah_G   Jan-18-08 07:47 AM   #39 
  - This Edwards fan will not call names  Marrah_G   Jan-18-08 07:45 AM   #37 
  - It's Obama's running mate, Reagan, that really bothers us.  Perry Logan   Jan-18-08 07:04 AM   #2 
  - Hillary's running mates, Newt and Rupert, bother us as well  Azathoth   Jan-18-08 07:06 AM   #4 
     - Don't change the subject.  Perry Logan   Jan-18-08 07:11 AM   #9 
     - Hillary has Murdoch under control?  Azathoth   Jan-18-08 07:12 AM   #11 
        - yeah-like Obama has Donny M. under control!!  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 07:33 AM   #23 
     - Don't forget Grover. nt  babylonsister   Jan-18-08 08:12 AM   #45 
  - Bingo  Azathoth   Jan-18-08 07:05 AM   #3 
  - Obama = DLC  wyldwolf   Jan-18-08 07:07 AM   #5 
  - John Edwards was the DLC poster boy when he was in the Senate.  Clark2008   Jan-18-08 07:09 AM   #7 
  - I haven't forgotten that, and my gripe with Edwards is this...  wyldwolf   Jan-18-08 07:39 AM   #32 
     - Edwards was given a real opportunity to become POTUS...  Labors of Hercules   Jan-18-08 08:43 AM   #60 
  - funny, but that sounds  Magic Rat   Jan-18-08 07:14 AM   #12 
  - well, not in the "Greg Brady" word of exact words...  wyldwolf   Jan-18-08 07:41 AM   #34 
  - Let me take a shot at this  BlueDogDemocratNH   Jan-18-08 07:19 AM   #15 
  - "it's the tone of his campaign, the different approach to politics. "  wyldwolf   Jan-18-08 07:36 AM   #25 
  - To clarify something--I have read that Obama got his name OFF of the member list--and  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 07:36 AM   #26 
     - My take on that  wyldwolf   Jan-18-08 07:47 AM   #38 
        - thanks, very informative --also, it seems  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 08:11 AM   #44 
        - Some back story on this  BlueDogDemocratNH   Jan-18-08 08:17 AM   #51 
           - another informative post -Thank you. Yes, organizations have various  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 08:29 AM   #55 
           - "Member of the DLC"  BlueDogDemocratNH   Jan-18-08 08:58 AM   #66 
              - seems like worth-while events. Interesting understanding of the term  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 09:10 AM   #68 
                 - I think you've got the basic idea  BlueDogDemocratNH   Jan-18-08 11:52 AM   #84 
           - what was the "obscure" list?  wyldwolf   Jan-18-08 08:36 AM   #56 
              - There were several lists  BlueDogDemocratNH   Jan-18-08 08:51 AM   #62 
                 - The list Ed referred to was the Senate listing of "New Democrat Directory"  wyldwolf   Jan-18-08 09:08 AM   #67 
  - You can type that all day long and it still won't be true. nt  babylonsister   Jan-18-08 08:13 AM   #46 
  - yeah, you can deny it all day long. But you're used to living in denial. But just out of curiosity  wyldwolf   Jan-18-08 08:17 AM   #49 
     - I find it funny that you're pointing out a relationship that doesn't exist  babylonsister   Jan-18-08 08:28 AM   #54 
        - where, exactly, did I point out a relationship?  wyldwolf   Jan-18-08 08:37 AM   #57 
        - ...  babylonsister   Jan-18-08 08:42 AM   #59 
           - no, sorry. '=' means "like" or, "Obama is like the DLC"  wyldwolf   Jan-18-08 08:46 AM   #61 
        - Thanks for Obama's words and his relationship to the DLC--or as he  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 08:57 AM   #65 
  - very well stated. This post is a keeper.  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 08:20 AM   #52 
  - Oh the irony  BlueDogDemocratNH   Jan-18-08 11:58 AM   #86 
     - and, aside from the experience factor, why I'd have no problem supporting him in the GE  wyldwolf   Jan-18-08 01:47 PM   #98 
  - Speaking of Gore, I don't know if he will endorse any our candidates  pampango   Jan-18-08 07:08 AM   #6 
  - Your use of the term triangulation is demeaning--I see it as looking at all/many  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 07:10 AM   #8 
  - triangulation is a political term, not a problem-solving term  Magic Rat   Jan-18-08 07:16 AM   #13 
  - its also used in research and physics--getting the broard view  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 07:18 AM   #14 
  - If obama got all those various groups together including big Phar and Insurance  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 07:20 AM   #16 
  - it remains to be seen  Magic Rat   Jan-18-08 07:24 AM   #17 
     - so, in the end--your use of the term-to demean anyone who you see 'triangulating'  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 07:30 AM   #20 
        - I guess for Magic Rat its not triangulating if you use the word hope  Jim4Wes   Jan-18-08 07:35 AM   #24 
           - yes. if Hope refers to Obama.  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 07:40 AM   #33 
  - it has been given a bad name by those that use it for cover.  mopinko   Jan-18-08 08:16 AM   #48 
  - People keep on misusing that term on here lately -- it drives me crazy  LostinVA   Jan-18-08 07:37 AM   #28 
     - Yes, many use it to dismiss people --and it effectively shuts down conversation.  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 07:39 AM   #31 
  - I desperately want to know how, or if, he'll vote on the "new, improved" Telco immunity bill.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Jan-18-08 07:26 AM   #18 
  - OH CRAP!! "Reid determined to bring FISA bill with retroactive immunity to the floor" -  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 08:17 AM   #50 
     - I asked Kerry about this when I saw him yesterday  Egnever   Jan-18-08 11:28 AM   #83 
  - K and R. The more I read this place the more I come to realize  Bread and Circus   Jan-18-08 07:29 AM   #19 
  - I made a few changes:  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 07:32 AM   #22 
  - I do understand and genuinely respect your position....  timeforarevolution   Jan-18-08 07:55 AM   #41 
     - I think that's fair and gracious of you because my critique  Bread and Circus   Jan-18-08 01:10 PM   #97 
  - I have absolutely no issue with it- of the three Obama is my third choice  Marrah_G   Jan-18-08 07:31 AM   #21 
  - "hawkish" You have blinders on. Look at her record and look  Evergreen Emerald   Jan-18-08 07:37 AM   #27 
  - i have always said--Obama and Clinton are very much alike. "hawkish" is another  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 07:43 AM   #36 
  - Obama is as much a hawk as Clinton and Edwards  LostinVA   Jan-18-08 07:38 AM   #29 
  - I swear some of these Obama fans didn't live through Reaganomics  LynneSin   Jan-18-08 07:53 AM   #40 
     - Reaganomics sucked -- his social policies sucked more  LostinVA   Jan-18-08 07:59 AM   #42 
        - I just posted Reagan's foreign policy pic too  LynneSin   Jan-18-08 08:02 AM   #43 
        - Are you irked at me?!  LostinVA   Jan-18-08 09:11 AM   #69 
           - Irked only for not visiting me yet  LynneSin   Jan-18-08 09:42 AM   #75 
        - the 'trickles' only trickles to the affluent--it is stuck in the upper box.  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 08:14 AM   #47 
           - Exactly  LostinVA   Jan-18-08 09:11 AM   #70 
  - Obama is as much a hawk as Clinton and Edwards  LostinVA   Jan-18-08 07:38 AM   #30 
  - It is the way it was done and expressed by Obama  OHdem10   Jan-18-08 07:41 AM   #35 
  - *cough*  SIMPLYB1980   Jan-18-08 08:23 AM   #53 
  - Interesting.  jonnyblitz   Jan-18-08 08:38 AM   #58 
  - "you can be a Democat for one day" /Vote for Obama. ITS all about 'choice" the 'third way"  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 08:52 AM   #63 
  - Funny, I can't see voting for the neophyte when you have a better choice  Beacool   Jan-18-08 08:56 AM   #64 
  - It's amazing how progressives have slammed the DLC and Dem  NoBorders   Jan-18-08 09:12 AM   #71 
  - HA HA-CLINTON GETTING A PASS!! YOU HAVE got to be joking!--this thread  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 09:17 AM   #72 
     - Whoah, settle down pardner  NoBorders   Jan-18-08 09:22 AM   #73 
        - NOR do I see Obama supports taking him to task--moving to the left if  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 09:41 AM   #74 
           - I agree  NoBorders   Jan-18-08 10:04 AM   #77 
  - Obama beats all in his Oratory style--it is very Seductive--like falling in Love  rodeodance   Jan-18-08 09:48 AM   #76 
  - Yeah, very seductive...........  Beacool   Jan-18-08 11:15 AM   #79 
  - Unfortunately, it's easy to fall in love with a psychopath too...  polichick   Jan-18-08 11:18 AM   #80 
  - you're not saying Obama is a psychopath, right?  Magic Rat   Jan-18-08 11:56 AM   #85 
     - Lol - just pointing out that sometimes the person people think they're falling in love with...  polichick   Jan-18-08 12:02 PM   #90 
  - In the GE, he will have to *debate* the republican contender.  redqueen   Jan-18-08 12:02 PM   #89 
  - I think probability of war with Iran is high if Clinton is elected  heraldsqure   Jan-18-08 11:09 AM   #78 
  - Feingold can't decide between Clinton and Obama:  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-18-08 11:20 AM   #81 
  - As a Dem activist for 30+ years...  polichick   Jan-18-08 11:21 AM   #82 
  - We just disagree...  redqueen   Jan-18-08 12:00 PM   #87 
  - no, I understand why you like edwards  Magic Rat   Jan-18-08 12:02 PM   #91 
     - Oh, hate... sorry... no, I'm with you there.  redqueen   Jan-18-08 12:03 PM   #92 
  - On the progressive conversion of John Edwards:  Heaven and Earth   Jan-18-08 12:00 PM   #88 
  - that's a nice sentiment  Magic Rat   Jan-18-08 12:04 PM   #93 
  - What's great about Edwards is that a lot of non "die-hard democrats"  Heaven and Earth   Jan-18-08 12:08 PM   #96 
  - Well, I'd sure rather have a politician cave to progressive pressure...  polichick   Jan-18-08 12:05 PM   #95 
  - I'm not even sure you can put Gore's name on there...  Drunken Irishman   Jan-18-08 12:04 PM   #94 

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