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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-06-08 03:17 PM
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117. Thank you.
You have summarized how this kind of "unity" isn't really about unity at all...


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  -Here on DU Obama is already the nominee, will Obama be able to unite the party tonight? 2rth2pwr  May-06-08 12:24 PM   #0 
  - What could he say to bring you over, assuming you are not 'on his side' now?  CakeGrrl   May-06-08 12:26 PM   #1 
  - I'd like to hear him tell his supporters to take a chill pill  Juniperx   May-06-08 12:28 PM   #4 
  - That's ironic given that the hatred in this campaign has come from the Clinton side.  TheWraith   May-06-08 03:08 PM   #112 
     - Both sides are guilty  Juniperx   May-06-08 03:46 PM   #127 
  - "This is *specifically* what I would do to address Michigan's economy..."  Romulox   May-06-08 01:16 PM   #64 
  - Are his supporters ready to follow their leader?  Juniperx   May-06-08 12:27 PM   #2 
  - we will once Hillary supporters stop posting incredibly stupid stuff such as  LSK   May-06-08 12:33 PM   #12 
     - So, you aren't mature enough to go first?  Juniperx   May-06-08 12:48 PM   #34 
     - show me where I am doing it  LSK   May-06-08 12:56 PM   #42 
        - Post 12, this thread  Juniperx   May-06-08 03:09 PM   #113 
     - Stupid stuff is coming from Both Campaigns.. To say otherwise is an exercise in futility...  dogday   May-06-08 01:06 PM   #54 
  - Why can't Hillary? Better yet,  ProSense   May-06-08 12:27 PM   #3 
  - As if to illustrate the hate  Juniperx   May-06-08 12:28 PM   #5 
     - Hate? Reality. Stop the willful ignorance. n/t  ProSense   May-06-08 12:30 PM   #8 
     - How am I willfully ignorant as your insult suggests? eom  Juniperx   May-06-08 12:33 PM   #15 
        - It was a general statement about the ridiculous spin in threads like the OP, but  ProSense   May-06-08 12:35 PM   #18 
           - DU 101  Juniperx   May-06-08 12:45 PM   # 
     - that doesn't illustrate hate  CreekDog   May-06-08 12:58 PM   #45 
        - Thank you.  redqueen   May-06-08 03:17 PM   #117 
        - It's called selective outrage  ampad   May-06-08 05:27 PM   #139 
  - he only has tonite to unite the party??? tomorrow is too late?  LSK   May-06-08 12:28 PM   #6 
  - Yes, Hillary is still planning on controlling things after voters have told her to GO HOME. n/t  PoliticalAmazon   May-06-08 01:06 PM   #53 
  - If you dont believe Obama can, imagine the mess if Clinton tried  DJ13   May-06-08 12:29 PM   #7 
  - She never made the claim. Obama has.  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 12:48 PM   #35 
     - She has tried very hard to alienate Obama supporters. She can't unite us at this point. n/t  PoliticalAmazon   May-06-08 01:06 PM   #55 
  - it's just plain ol' funny to hear supporters of the most divisive family in democratic politics ask  dmsRoar   May-06-08 12:31 PM   #9 
  - Rec'd. n/t  Catherina   May-06-08 12:48 PM   #33 
  - He's going to close the deal.  rateyes   May-06-08 12:32 PM   #10 
  - If Obama can't unite the Dem party..  ananda   May-06-08 12:33 PM   #11 
  - I keep hearing that the people who don't support Obama are stupid, racist, hateful,  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 12:45 PM   #28 
  - Not all the people who don't support Obama are stupid, racist, hateful,  NCevilDUer   May-06-08 01:13 PM   #62 
     - don't you ever tire of calling racism at every corner?  Mags   May-06-08 01:33 PM   #77 
     - Whassat?  NCevilDUer   May-06-08 03:50 PM   #129 
     - He's not doing too hot a job "transcending the racial divide."  dbaker41   May-06-08 02:51 PM   #107 
  - I believe it is more fractured then it has ever been. I would consider  Mags   May-06-08 01:35 PM   #78 
  - Obama is not the nominee yet  IWantAnyDem   May-06-08 12:33 PM   #13 
  - !  Lilith Velkor   May-06-08 02:37 PM   #104 
  - Do you just make this shit up?  dbaker41   May-06-08 02:54 PM   #108 
  - Well that's up to folks like you, isn't it?  Tesha   May-06-08 12:33 PM   #14 
  - You had me at the subject line and lost me with the hate... eom  Juniperx   May-06-08 12:34 PM   #16 
  - Curious; I didn't include any "hate".  Tesha   May-06-08 12:35 PM   #17 
  - Looks like someone is throwing around the word "hate." n/t  ProSense   May-06-08 12:37 PM   #19 
  - And it looks like many are throwing around the action of "Hate"  dogday   May-06-08 12:58 PM   #44 
  - "a united front against the Republicans and the Media slime machine"  ProSense   May-06-08 01:18 PM   #66 
     - Why, I don't support her, nor do I support Obama, just the Democrats  dogday   May-06-08 01:21 PM   #69 
        - "statements that have the intent to inflame" If that's the way you characterize the facts  ProSense   May-06-08 02:18 PM   #95 
           - Of course you don't, you can't see it for your candidate and  dogday   May-06-08 02:21 PM   #96 
              - Why not help me see it: give me examples. n/t  ProSense   May-06-08 05:19 PM   #138 
                 - You want examples of both sides slinging shit at each other...  dogday   May-06-08 07:10 PM   #142 
  - It's the pee wee word of the day  ampad   May-06-08 05:33 PM   #140 
  - This is hubris and hate  Juniperx   May-06-08 12:42 PM   #22 
  - No problem then: prove me wrong. There's a "Google" box just up to the right... (NT)  Tesha   May-06-08 12:44 PM   #25 
     - That's not the point and I would hope you would know that  Juniperx   May-06-08 12:46 PM   #29 
        - What? I think you'd better explain yourself better. (NT)  Tesha   May-06-08 01:39 PM   #79 
  - Some people really love the word 'hate'.  NCevilDUer   May-06-08 01:16 PM   #65 
     - That's a shame that you choose to be blinded by the facts  dogday   May-06-08 01:25 PM   #73 
  - And please quit whining, you sound like my 2 year old grand son. n/t  LakeSamish706   May-06-08 12:38 PM   #20 
  - That all you got, gramps?  Juniperx   May-06-08 12:47 PM   #31 
  - ohhh lookie there, i think you are "hating"  CreekDog   May-06-08 01:02 PM   #50 
     - How is calling him Gramps hating?  dogday   May-06-08 01:08 PM   #59 
  - And you sound like another divisive Democrat who doesn't realize  dogday   May-06-08 12:56 PM   #41 
  - you keep saying things are hate  CreekDog   May-06-08 01:01 PM   #48 
     - One posts to unite, the other to divide.. You be the judge....  dogday   May-06-08 01:11 PM   #61 
  - Perfectly stated.  BushDespiser12   May-06-08 12:45 PM   #27 
  - You say it is up to them, yet you go ahead and make divisive  dogday   May-06-08 12:54 PM   #39 
  - I'm sorry, but the poster I was replying to...  Tesha   May-06-08 01:45 PM   #80 
     - What poster in this forum doesn't speak their mind freely and sometimes rudely?  dogday   May-06-08 01:48 PM   #83 
        - Many posters, in this forum and others, are better-behaved than the OP. (NT)  Tesha   May-06-08 01:53 PM   #87 
           - I wished I could believe that, but I have seen good people leave  dogday   May-06-08 01:54 PM   #88 
              - I see a much smaller set of determined bile-spewers.  Tesha   May-06-08 02:08 PM   #91 
                 - Wow see that is the attitude I have been speaking about...  dogday   May-06-08 02:12 PM   #92 
                    - A number of folks aren't here to have their minds open to being changed.  Tesha   May-06-08 02:26 PM   #98 
                       - Why should they have their minds changed? Are you changing yours?  dogday   May-06-08 02:30 PM   #99 
                          - Don't forgive me; just don't deliberately *MISQUOTE* me. (NT)  Tesha   May-06-08 02:33 PM   #101 
                             - Check my thread I posted your quote  dogday   May-06-08 02:33 PM   #102 
                                - Don't be obtuse.  Tesha   May-06-08 02:57 PM   #110 
                                   - Don't be so damn mean  dogday   May-06-08 03:00 PM   #111 
  - Folks like him? Doesn't the candidate have an obligation to convince the voter?  saracat   May-06-08 01:03 PM   #51 
     - Interestingly enough, that argument, while valid, never seems to apply...  Tesha   May-06-08 01:48 PM   #82 
        - Sorry but Obama is equally DLC as the other. Tim Rohmer is out stumping for him  saracat   May-06-08 02:41 PM   #105 
  - All he has to do is say, "My fans are assholes. I hereby disown them."  Perry Logan   May-06-08 12:42 PM   #21 
  - I see you've been spared the lecture about "hate".  redqueen   May-06-08 03:21 PM   #118 
  - Both candidates should say that  Juniperx   May-06-08 04:35 PM   #135 
  - Actually I'd like to know the answer to this also and I'd like to hear it from a Clinton supporter  frickaline   May-06-08 12:42 PM   #23 
  - "I hated him before, and I STILL hate him- so how can he call himself a uniter?"  impeachdubya   May-06-08 12:43 PM   #24 
  - Why roll your eyes? He is the one claiming that he can bring people together.  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 12:47 PM   #30 
     - Tell me PRECISELY what it is that he would need to do for you to support him.  impeachdubya   May-06-08 12:49 PM   #36 
     - I'm not sure there is anything.  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 12:51 PM   #37 
        - Exactly.  impeachdubya   May-06-08 12:54 PM   #38 
           - Then why does Obama go around saying it, when everybody including his supporters know it's BS?  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 01:00 PM   #47 
              - He's talking about voters who are capable of rational thought and being reasoned with.  impeachdubya   May-06-08 01:07 PM   #56 
                 - Maybe he could include that part in his speeches. "I can bring people together  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 01:20 PM   #68 
                    - There's no point in talking to someone who absolutely refuses to listen.  impeachdubya   May-06-08 02:23 PM   #97 
     - and your candidate is the one being divisive.  mkultra   May-06-08 01:22 PM   #71 
        - I am questioning the foundation of his candidacy. Some things are divisive,  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 01:27 PM   #74 
           - Well, his candidacy is about NOT being divisive  mkultra   May-06-08 01:59 PM   #90 
  - Hopefully Clinton will too  shadowknows69   May-06-08 12:44 PM   #26 
  - I voted for Obama today....but think Hillary should stay in until all states have voted.  KoKo01   May-06-08 12:47 PM   #32 
  - You answered your own question in Post #38.  impeachdubya   May-06-08 12:55 PM   #40 
  - Do you actually have a question?  cliffordu   May-06-08 12:56 PM   #43 
  - "Your hatred is transparent" - what does that mean exactly?  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 01:05 PM   #52 
     - Read your previous posts. Only hatred can cover that kind of  cliffordu   May-06-08 01:07 PM   #58 
     - Just a quick scan of the comments here on this thread will show the usage of  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 01:09 PM   #60 
        - Don't blame others for your posts. Take some responsibility.  cliffordu   May-06-08 01:15 PM   #63 
           - Funny, I knew you would say something like that. LOL! The words "hate and hateful"  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 01:23 PM   #72 
              - Circular logic. specious argument.  cliffordu   May-06-08 01:28 PM   #75 
                 - Slow down, they are calling "other" people, not me, hateful or using hate.  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 01:33 PM   #76 
     - You ask this question as if you have no posting record here at DU.  Tesha   May-06-08 01:51 PM   #86 
  - You are conflating 2 issues. Hillary is still running.  yodermon   May-06-08 12:59 PM   #46 
  - c'mon, it was more fun this way.  burythehatchet   May-06-08 03:12 PM   #114 
  - Isn't that sort of a two-way street?  rucky   May-06-08 01:01 PM   #49 
  - I won't vote for McCain.  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 01:07 PM   #57 
     - It's sort of a catch-22...  rucky   May-06-08 01:18 PM   #67 
  - if you know enough to ask this question...  mkultra   May-06-08 01:21 PM   #70 
  - Why?  GihrenZabi   May-06-08 01:48 PM   #81 
  - Hillary can?  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-06-08 01:49 PM   #84 
  - Where do I make that claim? She never has made that claim, Obama has.  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 01:56 PM   #89 
     - So, what's your point?  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-06-08 02:17 PM   #94 
        - The difference is, Obama has made his ability to bring people together the foundation  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 02:42 PM   #106 
  - Baby steps. Tonight is just another baby step.  Stop Cornyn   May-06-08 01:50 PM   #85 
  - Why cant Obama cure world hunger?  Cali_Democrat   May-06-08 02:14 PM   #93 
  - The foundational premise of his campaign is not curing world hunger, bringing people together is.  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 04:09 PM   #130 
  - He "closed the deal" in Wisconsin in February.  Mooney   May-06-08 02:31 PM   #100 
  - The point, of course, *ISN'T* unity. The point is for the DLC to win at all costs. (NT)  Tesha   May-06-08 02:34 PM   #103 
  - Oh, I know.  Mooney   May-06-08 02:56 PM   #109 
  - Forget Hillary, if he is "The One" with all this ability to bring people together, why  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 04:18 PM   #134 
     - I think your mind has been made up about this for a long time.  Mooney   May-06-08 04:46 PM   #136 
  - ....  Erin Elizabeth   May-06-08 03:13 PM   #115 
  - It will be the talking point tonight also.  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 06:14 PM   #141 
  - I thought I already sprayed for fleas.  beat tk   May-06-08 03:15 PM   #116 
  - Why is it that ONLY Obama's supporters are being lectured about "hate"  redqueen   May-06-08 03:26 PM   #119 
  - Juniperx, and others who have been using this post to slap Obama supporters.  Life Long Dem   May-06-08 03:27 PM   #120 
  - I think both camps need a good spanking...  dogday   May-06-08 03:36 PM   #125 
  - Calling out another DUer is against the rules  Juniperx   May-06-08 03:41 PM   #126 
  - Does repeating an attempt at circular logic make a figure eight? (nt)  Umbram   May-06-08 03:28 PM   #121 
  - growth trumps unity n/t  crankychatter   May-06-08 03:29 PM   #122 
  - The Party is never united around anyone before they get to the required delegate count  Time for change   May-06-08 03:34 PM   #123 
  - itll come together, and if it doesnt  iamthebandfanman   May-06-08 03:35 PM   #124 
  - The REAL question is why Hillary Clinton couldn't close the Deal  zulchzulu   May-06-08 03:48 PM   #128 
  - His mind control device is in for repair. Damn those people with their own strong opinions!  Levgreee   May-06-08 04:10 PM   #131 
  - BECAUSE THE MSM WON'T LET HIM.  FlyingSquirrel   May-06-08 04:11 PM   #132 
  - Woah, hang on one second.... wait..  2rth2pwr   May-06-08 05:03 PM   #137 
  - We're waiting for Clinton to drop out  high density   May-06-08 04:12 PM   #133 

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