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splat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 04:32 PM
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44. We're the Dems of the present, and we actually vote
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  -Democrats risk losing a generation bunnies  Mar-16-08 03:38 PM   #0 
  - That is the correct reading......  FrenchieCat   Mar-16-08 03:41 PM   #1 
  - Americans of all ages want the GOP out; young voters aren't more essential than any others  splat   Mar-16-08 03:43 PM   #2 
  - Wrong call......  FrenchieCat   Mar-16-08 03:44 PM   #4 
  - Whoa, you are way out of touch.  TOJ   Mar-16-08 03:51 PM   #7 
  - The echo chamber is isolating, guys; reinforcing each other does not make it true  splat   Mar-16-08 03:55 PM   #10 
  - Exit polls and survey show record numbers of young people voting for Obama  Drachasor   Mar-16-08 03:58 PM   #17 
  - It just may not matter when GOP is reviled, and McCain (no economist) can't feed country  splat   Mar-16-08 04:01 PM   #23 
     - Young people matter for the future of the party and the country  Drachasor   Mar-16-08 04:05 PM   #33 
     - These young people have been voting for change.....  FrenchieCat   Mar-16-08 04:09 PM   #36 
  - This is just common sense and average observational skills.  votesomemore   Mar-16-08 04:38 PM   #50 
  - Damn straight. They've been told that repeatedly, but they are  greyghost   Mar-16-08 05:05 PM   #58 
  - And Hillary is spending all her money to get McCain elected - she endorsed him afterall  bushmeat   Mar-16-08 05:15 PM   #63 
  - Obama still seems like "the best of two choices" to me and not so much a movement builder  TheBorealAvenger   Mar-16-08 04:03 PM   # 
  - The largest voting bock in the country is women over 40  leftofcool   Mar-16-08 04:06 PM   #34 
  - And I'm sure they're going to want those new voters upholding their rights  Kittycat   Mar-16-08 04:20 PM   #38 
  - No, they want the first woman president upholding their rights; is this a blindspot for you?  splat   Mar-16-08 04:33 PM   #46 
     - Why do you insult me? I AM a woman.  Kittycat   Mar-16-08 05:41 PM   #78 
     - I'm a woman and I want my children included in the process.  Skidmore   Mar-16-08 05:55 PM   #87 
     - we are women and we don't want her. How big a blindspot is that  roguevalley   Mar-16-08 07:47 PM   #108 
  - and yet  bunnies   Mar-16-08 04:38 PM   #52 
  - That's funny ... I was born in 1955 and I plan to vote for another 30 years.  dbaker41   Mar-17-08 04:11 PM   #133 
  - That is part of the problem.  TOJ   Mar-16-08 07:44 PM   #106 
  - I belong to that block and I am voting for change, not the same old,  roguevalley   Mar-16-08 07:45 PM   #107 
  - people voting young tend to stay their lifetimes with that party. we  roguevalley   Mar-16-08 07:41 PM   #105 
  - Young voters are Democrats of the future.  bunnies   Mar-16-08 04:28 PM   #39 
  - We're the Dems of the present, and we actually vote  splat   Mar-16-08 04:32 PM   #44 
     - And so are they.  bunnies   Mar-16-08 04:52 PM   #55 
     - Dinosaurs thought that way, and you know what happened to them.  Skidmore   Mar-16-08 05:49 PM   #84 
        - Yep.  okasha   Mar-16-08 08:01 PM   #118 
  - Americans of all ages may want the GOP out, but that doesn't mean they want Hillary in. n/t  Exilednight   Mar-16-08 05:31 PM   #75 
  - Whoa, have you been looking around lately??  NotGonnaTakeIt   Mar-16-08 05:56 PM   #89 
     - The Hilbots don't seem to get that  TOJ   Mar-16-08 07:53 PM   #112 
  - Hell, I've been a Democrat for decades and if they pull that crap  tabasco   Mar-16-08 03:43 PM   #3 
  - Right There With Ya Tabasco !!!  WillyT   Mar-16-08 03:48 PM   #6 
  - You have a good point.  searchingforlight   Mar-16-08 03:45 PM   #5 
  - If the passion is for the man, join a fan club; the parties represent different Americas  splat   Mar-16-08 03:58 PM   #15 
     - You assume I am making a sexual reference?  searchingforlight   Mar-16-08 04:01 PM   #24 
        - Of course not; it's not about the man, it's about corporate party vs. people's party  splat   Mar-16-08 04:02 PM   #25 
           - And Hillary is the corporate candidate.  GarbagemanLB   Mar-16-08 04:04 PM   #31 
              - No: GOP is the corporate party; Nader split us before with 'there's no difference'  splat   Mar-16-08 04:30 PM   #40 
  - Agreed.  GarbagemanLB   Mar-16-08 03:52 PM   #8 
  - I've voted democratic president al candidate since '92. If Obama has the nomination stolen from  texas_indy   Mar-16-08 03:53 PM   #9 
  - Obama hasn't won the nomination; that only happens at the convention  splat   Mar-16-08 03:56 PM   #12 
  - If Obama has the majority of popular votes and delegates when he arrives at the  texas_indy   Mar-16-08 04:08 PM   #35 
     - The superdelegates' role is to keep the party on course, however they interpret that  splat   Mar-16-08 04:36 PM   #49 
        - " checks and balances built into our system of govt."?????  texas_indy   Mar-16-08 04:48 PM   #54 
        - Think about it in the context of history of both parties  splat   Mar-16-08 05:17 PM   #67 
           - What you are trying to say ??  texas_indy   Mar-16-08 06:27 PM   #95 
              - don't bother, texas. its as incoherent as it sounds.  roguevalley   Mar-16-08 07:52 PM   #110 
        - hey splat. the majority choosing obama is not a plunge off a cliff  roguevalley   Mar-16-08 07:50 PM   #109 
  - Since '92? Me too!  bunnies   Mar-16-08 04:57 PM   #56 
  - It won't be the DNC. Look out for the DLC, the Clinton's gang. nt  votesomemore   Mar-16-08 06:27 PM   #96 
  - It will prove their suspicions of Clinton being just another member of the power elite  izzybeans   Mar-16-08 03:56 PM   #11 
  - Given that Hillary is no longer a Democrat...  lapfog_1   Mar-16-08 03:56 PM   #13 
  - Hillary's a Democrat, you're an Obamacrat  splat   Mar-16-08 03:58 PM   #16 
     - And you are aptly named  Nostradammit   Mar-16-08 03:59 PM   # 
     - Don't be a lamer  Drachasor   Mar-16-08 04:00 PM   #19 
     - hey splat, explain post 67 before you call people names.  roguevalley   Mar-16-08 07:53 PM   #111 
  - I've voted since '78 and I would be out too. The alternative would be to form a third party...  scard   Mar-16-08 03:57 PM   #14 
  - you don't think O might have turned them off already. All that unity he talks about  MassDemm   Mar-16-08 03:59 PM   #18 
  - How is the church he attends divisive?  Drachasor   Mar-16-08 04:00 PM   #20 
  - HRC supporters blindly accept the spin, or perpetuate it themselves.  anonymous171   Mar-16-08 04:03 PM   #26 
  - I ask him so that he can make clear that his claim lacks substance  Drachasor   Mar-16-08 04:04 PM   #32 
  - too much gyrating  JVS   Mar-16-08 04:31 PM   #42 
  - It's not a divisive church  sunnystarr   Mar-16-08 04:03 PM   #28 
  - No. I dont think young people really give a crap about this church thing.  bunnies   Mar-16-08 04:32 PM   #45 
     - My 89 year-old grandmother doesn't give a crap about it either  Drachasor   Mar-16-08 05:43 PM   #80 
  - What we have really lost from Dems and all politicos.  ananda   Mar-16-08 04:00 PM   #21 
  - Ah, but you don't get it! The coronation is more important than the Democratic Party or the country!  apocalypsehow   Mar-16-08 04:01 PM   #22 
  - The coronation of Obama seems the goal here  splat   Mar-16-08 04:03 PM   #29 
  - That pesky winning the election thing  wileedog   Mar-16-08 04:10 PM   #37 
  - Ready On Day One !!!  WillyT   Mar-16-08 04:04 PM   #30 
  - omg WillyT...you shoulda warned me  Tarheel_Dem   Mar-16-08 04:31 PM   #43 
  - That's the funniest damn thing I've seen all weekend!!  bilgewaterbill   Mar-16-08 04:35 PM   #48 
  - How silly of me! lol.  bunnies   Mar-16-08 04:30 PM   #41 
  - what the fuck don't people understand that if he wins the most votes  roguevalley   Mar-16-08 07:55 PM   #113 
  - K/R.  Window   Mar-16-08 04:03 PM   #27 
  - Well Maybe The Young Voters Need A Good Breaking In On The World Of Politics.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-16-08 04:33 PM   #47 
  - Tough love, old timer; politics will always break your heart eventually  splat   Mar-16-08 04:38 PM   #51 
  - They Need To Start Learning That Soon.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-16-08 04:44 PM   #53 
     - You should use this as an OP.  greyghost   Mar-16-08 05:09 PM   #60 
     - Hillary is worse than McCain and will lose both houses of Congress for us again  bushmeat   Mar-16-08 05:17 PM   #66 
     - Wow. I'm Impressed. You Spelled 'Lose' Right. Yay For You.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-16-08 05:23 PM   #70 
        - I made no personal insults to you. Yet you insist on insulting me personally. PLONK  bushmeat   Mar-16-08 05:25 PM   #72 
           - OMC: The Intellectually Challenged's Worst Nightmare.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-16-08 05:27 PM   #74 
              - I have read your posts, OMG for a long time. You enjoy making  roguevalley   Mar-16-08 07:58 PM   #116 
                 - You Just Go On Defending People Who Declare On DU That John McCain's Better Than Hillary.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-16-08 08:07 PM   #120 
                    - no. I don't defend them. And I know you like to mock people because  roguevalley   Mar-16-08 08:24 PM   #123 
                       - Youuuuuuu Just Go On Defending People Who Come Here And Declare McCain As Better Than Hillary.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-16-08 08:48 PM   #126 
                          - Wait a second.  bunnies   Mar-17-08 04:00 PM   #132 
     - 'Over time' - we had to learn that; now that it's here, they say we're dinos and it's their time!  splat   Mar-16-08 05:21 PM   #69 
     - Very well said OMC.  Arkansas Granny   Mar-16-08 06:43 PM   #100 
     - Almost everyone who initially gets into politics has some degree of naivete.  Mooney   Mar-16-08 08:15 PM   #122 
     - .  racaulk   Mar-17-08 04:37 PM   #134 
  - I am a young and I have to agree with that statement.  MATTMAN   Mar-16-08 05:26 PM   #73 
  - Yeah...they need to understand...  Duke Newcombe   Mar-16-08 05:43 PM   #79 
  - Nice To See Points Go Over Your Head So Easily.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-16-08 05:45 PM   #81 
     - Your "point" (as it were) was perfectly "gotten"...  Duke Newcombe   Mar-16-08 05:51 PM   #85 
        - ZZZZOOOOOOOOOMMMMMMMM!!!!!! Watch Your Hair!!!!!!!!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-16-08 05:52 PM   #86 
           - I'm unclear...  Duke Newcombe   Mar-16-08 05:56 PM   #90 
              - Unclear Indeed...  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-16-08 05:59 PM   #91 
                 - OMC...why do you hate Democracy?  Duke Newcombe   Mar-16-08 06:12 PM   #93 
                    - Because I'm Hitler. Didn'tcha Know?  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-16-08 06:14 PM   #94 
                    - Then I leave you with this...  Duke Newcombe   Mar-16-08 06:28 PM   #97 
                       - Tell Me,  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-16-08 06:39 PM   #98 
                    - he likes to do this with people. he enjoys it. don't take the bait.  roguevalley   Mar-16-08 08:00 PM   #117 
                       - Awwwww That's So Cute.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-16-08 08:08 PM   #121 
                       - Yes, I really do like to...  Duke Newcombe   Mar-16-08 09:43 PM   #127 
  - I agree  lynyrd_skynyrd   Mar-16-08 06:47 PM   #102 
  - and maybe, OMG, that's a crock of crap. the world is really focusing  roguevalley   Mar-16-08 07:57 PM   #114 
  - true  Juche   Mar-16-08 04:59 PM   #57 
  - Excellent post. You make some great points.  bunnies   Mar-16-08 05:06 PM   #59 
  - If Hillary gets the nod, the Democrats lose the future  Slagathor   Mar-16-08 05:11 PM   #61 
  - Sorry, this dino is just peaking  splat   Mar-16-08 05:13 PM   #62 
  - creepy.  bunnies   Mar-16-08 05:17 PM   #65 
  - Demosaurs.  Skidmore   Mar-16-08 05:56 PM   #88 
     - DINO-sours (nt)  Slagathor   Mar-16-08 07:57 PM   #115 
  - For the Hillary crowd that doesn't believe this  WolverineDG   Mar-16-08 05:16 PM   #64 
  - I accept that possibility.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Mar-16-08 05:20 PM   #68 
  - Party's over if women are dissed and Obama loses; kids think he can't lose, but he will  splat   Mar-16-08 05:24 PM   #71 
  - Democrats risk losing four generations...  polichick   Mar-16-08 05:31 PM   #76 
  - You're going to found the Obama party?  splat   Mar-16-08 05:46 PM   #82 
     - Or conduct an "insurgency" in the Democratic Party...  Duke Newcombe   Mar-16-08 06:00 PM   #92 
        - I think the powers-that-be know better than to mess with the people's choice this time...  polichick   Mar-16-08 07:32 PM   #104 
  - hey  LuvMyPorsche   Mar-16-08 05:33 PM   #77 
  - Wrong analogy. It would be a "coup dtat" by the party elite if the super delegates  texas_indy   Mar-16-08 06:47 PM   #103 
  - On target  Raine   Mar-16-08 05:49 PM   #83 
  - Nobody wants to alienate young voters, but we have to be realistic about something.  Arkansas Granny   Mar-16-08 06:39 PM   #99 
  - So they are more motivated to turn out in the PRIMARIES than the general? I don't get that logic.  GarbagemanLB   Mar-16-08 08:25 PM   #124 
     - I haven't seen any figures one way or another to show me that their involvement  Arkansas Granny   Mar-16-08 08:32 PM   #125 
  - I agree 200%  RiverStone   Mar-16-08 06:43 PM   #101 
  - FYI. The Free Press is one of the largest papers in the Detroit Metro area.  Kristi1696   Mar-16-08 08:04 PM   #119 
  - Nonsense.  metalluk   Mar-16-08 10:16 PM   #128 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Mar-16-08 11:29 PM   #129 
  - they could all march in protests like us boomers did back  better tomorrow   Mar-16-08 11:32 PM   #130 
  - K*R They young voters WILL NOT sit out the eletion if HRC gets it.  autorank   Mar-17-08 03:53 PM   #131 
  - so you support freeper rhetoric when it suits you obama supporters?  Texas Hill Country   Mar-17-08 05:00 PM   #135 
 

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