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85. Like I've said all along, most of you don't really care about sexism or women's issues.
Edited on Mon May-19-08 10:05 AM by Forkboy
It was just a campaign tool to get your way. Now that you can't get your way we see the real people underneath. Thanks for proving it so eloquently.
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  -Roe v Wade! Roe v Wade! Get On the Bus or Lose Roe v Wade! Crisco  May-19-08 08:03 AM   #0 
  - K&R  DemVet   May-19-08 08:03 AM   #1 
  - agree - indeed given a Dem Senate it is LOL to use as a "uniter" of the party  papau   May-19-08 09:50 AM   #78 
     - no kidding... i am not worried about SCOTUS at all.  Texas Hill Country   May-19-08 10:45 AM   #102 
     - Alito was confirmed by a Democratic senate.  last1standing   May-19-08 05:53 PM   #131 
  - If women want to be petulant children  IWantAnyDem   May-19-08 08:04 AM   #2 
  - women are not a monolith  CreekDog   May-19-08 08:16 AM   #19 
  - But that's precisely the argument peoplelike the OP  IWantAnyDem   May-19-08 08:20 AM   #32 
  - You know, if I said "If African Americans want to be petulant children" the post  Elspeth   May-19-08 09:05 AM   #71 
  - Hey, quit being uppity.  aquarius dawning   May-19-08 10:39 AM   #98 
  - agreed.  Texas Hill Country   May-19-08 10:46 AM   #103 
  - You don't get it. HRC is losing based on the rules that they both agreed on  Truth Hurts A Lot   May-19-08 09:28 PM   #142 
     - I don't think he's gracious.  LisaM   May-20-08 01:26 PM   #151 
  - Since it is OK to bring up Obama's AA "padding"  MattBaggins   May-19-08 09:56 AM   #80 
     - This Is a Conversation  Crisco   May-19-08 10:03 AM   #84 
        - Wow boogeymen are everywhere.  MattBaggins   May-19-08 10:22 AM   #90 
           - Wow, People Are Making Shit Up Left and Right  Crisco   May-19-08 10:54 AM   #108 
  - How about "Sen. Clinton is smart enough to support the Dem nominee"  MrsT   May-19-08 08:05 AM   #3 
  - that works for me  reggie the dog   May-19-08 08:23 AM   #39 
     - Under what scenario does she  MonkeyFunk   May-19-08 08:38 AM   #59 
        - bingo  reggie the dog   May-19-08 08:46 AM   #65 
  - It's not about fear. it's about facts.  cali   May-19-08 08:05 AM   #4 
  - Four Solid Votes to OVERTURN ROE Already Exist on the court  IWantAnyDem   May-19-08 08:07 AM   #5 
  - DING DING DING We have a winner!!! That's exactly right.  cliffordu   May-19-08 10:29 AM   #92 
  - Why Would McCain's Presidency Be Worse than Bush's?  LeFleur1   May-19-08 10:49 AM   #105 
     - "There has been a Republican majority for 7 years, and 4 before that...  Boojatta   May-19-08 05:47 PM   #130 
     - Congress can't override the Supreme Court. That's why it wasn't done.  last1standing   May-19-08 05:59 PM   #132 
  - You are entirely correct ... so let's take a look at what could be on the line  NewHampshireDem   May-19-08 08:07 AM   #6 
  - But, but, but  OzarkDem   May-19-08 08:13 AM   #11 
  - Keep digging, you'll find a pony in there someplace  NewHampshireDem   May-19-08 08:20 AM   #30 
  - Complete bullshit. I support Obama and I have NEVER said  cliffordu   May-19-08 10:31 AM   #93 
  - Nice strawman. n/t  msallied   May-19-08 10:53 AM   #107 
  - Be happy the people of the generation before you  muryan   May-19-08 12:10 PM   #119 
  - It matters  peacetrain   May-20-08 03:18 PM   #158 
  - This Obama supporter doesn't think that at all.  Fox Mulder   May-20-08 03:59 PM   #165 
  - Yes, And I'm Sure All of Those  Crisco   May-19-08 09:35 PM   #145 
  - So, you're voting for McCain?  Buzz Clik   May-19-08 08:08 AM   #7 
  - He's already said he'd appoint more like Alito  IWantAnyDem   May-19-08 08:08 AM   #8 
  - Seriously. If it's not working, you either don't care about Roe v Wade or you're too stupid  jsmirman   May-19-08 08:10 AM   #9 
  - You really need to direct your ire to the OP and not me.  Buzz Clik   May-19-08 08:17 AM   #20 
     - I was agreeing with you. When I say "seriously" that's my version of ITA.  jsmirman   May-19-08 08:18 AM   #26 
        - Okay, thanks. We agree to agree.  Buzz Clik   May-19-08 08:26 AM   #43 
           - Now that's a new one!  jsmirman   May-19-08 08:28 AM   #46 
              - Please don't agree here or I'll have to alert the mods.  cliffordu   May-19-08 10:33 AM   #94 
                 - We can't help it  jsmirman   May-19-08 09:16 PM   #135 
                 - We agree to disagree about agreeing to agree.  Barrymores Ghost   May-20-08 01:24 PM   #150 
  - I'm Undecided  Crisco   May-19-08 09:36 PM   #146 
  - Agree  OzarkDem   May-19-08 08:11 AM   #10 
  - So you are now anti-choice.  IWantAnyDem   May-19-08 08:13 AM   #12 
  - another Lee Atwater Obama supporter  OzarkDem   May-19-08 08:16 AM   #17 
  - I am male  IWantAnyDem   May-19-08 08:18 AM   #25 
  - You voted for Geraldine in 84?  JustABozoOnThisBus   May-19-08 12:24 PM   #120 
  - Obama won't win, even with votes of all Dem women  OzarkDem   May-19-08 12:38 PM   #121 
     - "Our votes won't matter because he is going to lose anyway."  Boojatta   May-19-08 06:01 PM   #133 
     - Those are republicans, not democrats  Kittycat   May-19-08 09:33 PM   #144 
  - Your premise is false and it's clearly you looking for an excuse to cover your ass  msallied   May-19-08 10:55 AM   #109 
  - WOW. An object lesson in selfishness.  sakura   May-19-08 11:12 AM   #114 
  - You're no Democrat  Blondbostonian   May-19-08 08:15 AM   #13 
  - That's right.  cliffordu   May-19-08 10:34 AM   #95 
  - She's "past the age for worrying about pregnancy." The amazing selfishness  jsmirman   May-19-08 08:15 AM   #15 
  - She has outed herself as anti-feminist and anti-choice  IWantAnyDem   May-19-08 08:16 AM   #18 
  - bwahahahaha!  OzarkDem   May-19-08 08:18 AM   #24 
     - Kid?  IWantAnyDem   May-19-08 08:19 AM   #29 
     - Oh no. We are not the ones who have lost our way. She just said because she can't get pregnant  jsmirman   May-19-08 08:20 AM   #31 
     - Are you even a democrat?  cliffordu   May-19-08 10:37 AM   #96 
  - Hillery has brass ones...what are yours?  Auntie Bush   May-19-08 04:56 PM   #126 
  - wha?!....  mckeown1128   May-19-08 08:17 AM   #22 
  - If they're worried about choice  OzarkDem   May-19-08 08:21 AM   #34 
  - Her new position: I can sling all the bullshit I want because he won't win anyway  jsmirman   May-19-08 08:24 AM   #41 
  - "The latest fad" sure is picking up more votes than the grunge 90's, isn't it?  sfaprog   May-19-08 08:46 AM   #64 
  - Bingo. I think this should really be the last of her. It's getting disgraceful in here.  jsmirman   May-19-08 08:22 AM   #37 
  - Okay, I'm confused  leftofcool   May-19-08 08:31 AM   #48 
     - I am angry at the stupidity of these people.  mckeown1128   May-19-08 12:08 PM   #118 
  - "I've got mine. Fuck you." How very conservative of you.  Buzz Clik   May-19-08 08:18 AM   #23 
  - Your choice, not mine  OzarkDem   May-19-08 08:19 AM   #27 
     - We're not talking about that. We're talking about your choice of words.  Buzz Clik   May-19-08 08:21 AM   #33 
     - Good, I'll put you on mine  OzarkDem   May-19-08 08:22 AM   #36 
        - Why don't you put DU on your ignore list?  Buzz Clik   May-19-08 08:27 AM   #44 
     - SO: Describe why  cliffordu   May-19-08 10:42 AM   #100 
  - So am I, but I wouldn't wish any girl to have to climb up on  yellerpup   May-19-08 08:21 AM   #35 
  - Those of us who remember the pre-Roe horors  IWantAnyDem   May-19-08 08:31 AM   #49 
     - It is ridiculous that anyone would sabotage Roe v. Wade  yellerpup   May-19-08 08:39 AM   #61 
  - Wow. You'd have us die of ectopic pregnancies under a McCain court?  slinkerwink   May-19-08 08:53 AM   #67 
  - Just like an old lady that votes to let her district's school bond fail 'cuz her kids are grown...  Barrymores Ghost   May-20-08 03:54 PM   #163 
  - If the Obamatrons had cared about R v W, they would have thrown their support to Hillary  Iceburg   May-19-08 08:15 AM   #14 
  - Get real  IWantAnyDem   May-19-08 08:15 AM   #16 
  - "I believe that the possibility for life begins at conception". nt  Kristi1696   May-19-08 08:25 AM   #42 
  - Exactly what Obama said.  leftofcool   May-19-08 08:32 AM   #51 
     - Source: Hillary Clinton, CNN "Compassion Forum". n/t  Kristi1696   May-19-08 08:37 AM   #58 
        - hahahaha  swampg8r   May-19-08 09:58 AM   # 
        - Here's a link to it.  Kristi1696   May-19-08 10:09 AM   #87 
        - hahahaha  swampg8r   May-19-08 09:58 AM   #82 
           - Mewling...Great word!!!  cliffordu   May-19-08 10:44 AM   #101 
  - Why would they do that? Obama is obviously the best candidate we have.  bowens43   May-19-08 08:36 AM   #55 
  - Nice. A complete load of shit, but nice, anyway.  cliffordu   May-19-08 10:47 AM   #104 
  - Not only Roe v. Wade but the justices the republicans want  mmonk   May-19-08 08:17 AM   #21 
  - Their latest ruling in that regard proves your statement  IWantAnyDem   May-19-08 08:19 AM   #28 
  - Obama will lose all on his own  OzarkDem   May-19-08 08:23 AM   #40 
     - I despise REpublicans  IWantAnyDem   May-19-08 08:27 AM   #45 
     - Then you should back a Dem who can beat them  OzarkDem   May-19-08 09:21 PM   #138 
        - It's over. Obama has beaten Clinton. American Democrats have spoken.  Barrymores Ghost   May-20-08 05:47 PM   #175 
     - You hope so , don't you?  bowens43   May-19-08 08:36 AM   #56 
  - Funny, Though  Crisco   May-19-08 08:43 AM   #63 
     - That's due to journalistic laziness in this country.  mmonk   May-19-08 09:19 AM   #74 
  - Hillary is the only woman who could be President! Hillary is the only woman who could be President!  Kristi1696   May-19-08 08:23 AM   #38 
  - There are lots of vital issues at stake this year, but Roe vs Wade is one of the most essential  BrklynLib at work   May-19-08 08:30 AM   #47 
  - Then pick a candidate who can win the GE  OzarkDem   May-19-08 08:31 AM   #50 
     - We did.  stratomagi   May-19-08 08:33 AM   #52 
     - Why the worry and whining then?  Iceburg   May-19-08 08:37 AM   #57 
     - Because Republicans are not welcome on DU  IWantAnyDem   May-19-08 08:39 AM   #60 
     - Consider this stuff domestic infighting  stratomagi   May-19-08 08:49 AM   #66 
        - I believe you are wrong. I fully expect most of Hillary's supporters to stay home.  Mags   May-19-08 09:33 AM   #75 
           - Unfortunately you can only speak for 1 Hillary supporter who is staying home  stratomagi   May-19-08 09:44 AM   #77 
              - Well, actually there are several Hillary supporters in my family that feels like me.  Mags   May-19-08 09:50 AM   #79 
                 - Well hopefully they all "feels" better in November  stratomagi   May-19-08 09:58 AM   #81 
                 - so the tendency to delusion  swampg8r   May-19-08 10:01 AM   #83 
                    - yes.  Mags   May-19-08 10:12 AM   #88 
     - Obama is far behind McCain  OzarkDem   May-19-08 09:18 PM   #136 
     - The Democratic PArty already has  IWantAnyDem   May-19-08 08:33 AM   #53 
     - No they haven't  OzarkDem   May-19-08 09:20 PM   #137 
     - We already have and his name is Senator Obama. n/t  akbacchus_BC   May-19-08 05:38 PM   #129 
  - stick your head back in the sand  bowens43   May-19-08 08:35 AM   #54 
  - Roe v. Wade isn't working? You need a reality check.  Vinca   May-19-08 08:41 AM   #62 
  - I Have Reality Right In Front of Me, Thanks  Crisco   May-19-08 08:55 AM   #68 
     - Because it fucking matters, that's why!  Paint It Black   May-19-08 08:58 AM   #70 
  - Your OP is so incredibly DENSE  Paint It Black   May-19-08 08:57 AM   #69 
  - I found another one. *** 4079 ***  LiberalAndProud   May-19-08 09:14 AM   #72 
  - and Obama caused tthose deaths with his funding.  rodeodance   May-19-08 09:17 AM   #73 
     - so buying a soldier bullets and food after neocon dems vote for a war  swampg8r   May-19-08 10:06 AM   #86 
     - That is RW talk. ALL the bills, including Russ Feingolds had $$ for SAFE  rodeodance   May-19-08 10:17 AM   #89 
        - but the most important bill  swampg8r   May-19-08 10:25 AM   #91 
     - Blame? That would be BUSH!!! And McCain will  LiberalAndProud   May-19-08 05:33 PM   #127 
  - OK, in addition to issues that directly affect women (e.g., equal pay)....  tpsbmam   May-19-08 09:38 AM   #76 
  - Like I've said all along, most of you don't really care about sexism or women's issues.  Forkboy   May-19-08 10:05 AM   #85 
  - Disappointing, isn't it?  bicentennial_baby   May-19-08 11:01 AM   #112 
  - Well, I suspected many of them were full of shit about caring in the first place.  Forkboy   May-19-08 11:12 AM   #113 
     - The argument that disturbs me the most lately is  bicentennial_baby   May-19-08 11:14 AM   #115 
        - yeah, I've seen that one a couple times. The term "mentally deranged" comes to mind.  Forkboy   May-19-08 11:23 AM   #116 
  - Many people here don't care about issues, period  lastliberalintexas   May-19-08 01:43 PM   #124 
     - Pretty much have to agree there.  Forkboy   May-19-08 04:40 PM   #125 
  - Perhaps I'm assuming incorrectly that you aren't old enough  livetohike   May-19-08 10:39 AM   #97 
  - I feel as strongly about economic issues as most Dems feel about abortion  Romulox   May-19-08 10:41 AM   #99 
  - I Think You're Like  Crisco   May-19-08 10:58 AM   #110 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-19-08 10:51 AM   #106 
  - Hell, 90 Year-old Nuns just lost their right to vote thanks 2 the SCOTUS, why could we not lose Roe?  demodonkey   May-19-08 10:58 AM   #111 
  - That's the same shit Nadar supporters said 8 years ago.  Shakespeare   May-19-08 11:55 AM   #117 
  - Yup because I'm more concern about the war  ampad   May-19-08 01:19 PM   #122 
  - how about dem vs repug. seeing we are on du. wtf. my female friends voted bush saying the same  seabeyond   May-19-08 01:26 PM   #123 
  - Ok, fine  sniffa   May-19-08 05:34 PM   #128 
  - This is an extremely eye opening thread.  last1standing   May-19-08 06:13 PM   #134 
  - "Clap harder" thread  OzarkDem   May-19-08 09:22 PM   #139 
     - To be honest, I'd rather be a fool than forget my principles.  last1standing   May-19-08 09:28 PM   #143 
  - How's this: "Vote for Obama or endure a slow and agonizing death."  Perry Logan   May-19-08 09:23 PM   #140 
  - lol I don't care. I stopped caring about wedge issues long ago.  anonymous171   May-19-08 09:24 PM   #141 
  - You're ok with it being overturned? Why are you here on DU?  AZBlue   May-19-08 09:49 PM   #147 
  - Of Course Not  Crisco   May-20-08 01:16 PM   #148 
     - It's enough to make me wish there were a hell,  RichardRay   May-20-08 01:35 PM   #153 
        - Nice Demonization, There  Crisco   May-20-08 03:44 PM   #161 
           - OK, that makes more sense....  RichardRay   May-20-08 03:57 PM   #164 
              - Rough Day  Crisco   May-20-08 03:59 PM   #167 
                 - De nada, it's like that around here these days.... n/t  RichardRay   May-20-08 04:06 PM   #169 
  - Will anything work?  rucky   May-20-08 01:18 PM   #149 
  - Yeah - apparently scare tactics are okay if used against Hillary supporters  LisaM   May-20-08 01:27 PM   #152 
  - Then pick ANY women's or civil rights issue you please...  Barrymores Ghost   May-20-08 02:03 PM   #154 
     - I'm not voting for McCain. Who said I was?  LisaM   May-20-08 02:11 PM   #155 
        - And I never said YOU were, either. But Roe v Wade "scare tactics," as you call them, are...  Barrymores Ghost   May-20-08 03:04 PM   #156 
           - I'm just tired of it, and I'm tired of the hypocrisy.  LisaM   May-20-08 03:16 PM   #157 
              - You and I agree for the most part, but...  Barrymores Ghost   May-20-08 03:24 PM   #159 
                 - Well and that works both ways  LisaM   May-20-08 03:52 PM   #162 
                    - We wouldn't be having this conversation if Hillary was still scratching out a lead.  Barrymores Ghost   May-20-08 04:04 PM   #168 
                    - I never saw that. I never heard her say it, and I never heard her campaign say it.  LisaM   May-20-08 04:11 PM   #170 
                       - The difference:  Barrymores Ghost   May-20-08 05:40 PM   #173 
                    - P.S. Jim McDermott makes me proud to be a Washingtonian.  Barrymores Ghost   May-20-08 05:58 PM   #176 
  - The way I see it.  cornermouse   May-20-08 03:37 PM   #160 
  - So you're saying you don't give a shit about women. Gotcha.  Occam Bandage   May-20-08 03:59 PM   #166 
  - K&R  susankh4   May-20-08 04:12 PM   #171 
  - Bookmarking your comment for future reference. n/t  Barrymores Ghost   May-20-08 05:42 PM   #174 
  - Any piece of shit who wants McCain to be president can fuck off and vote for him! Happy?  JVS   May-20-08 04:40 PM   #172 
 

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