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AlCzervik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-17-08 12:06 AM
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51. this primary brought out some ugly things in people i never would have expected.
one of them used to post in gd and i liked their threads, they came in here and it was like a different person. One of them that got banned yesterday actually posts at a freeper board and it sure looks like she's a McCain supporter, she is no democrat.
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  -They were not trolls, they were Democrats. last1standing  Jun-16-08 11:32 PM   #0 
  - IBTL  impeachdubya   Jun-16-08 11:36 PM   #1 
  - I'm not defending them. I know how ugly they became.  last1standing   Jun-16-08 11:41 PM   #8 
     - This is CHANGE WE CAN BELIEVE IN!!!!  chimpymustgo   Jun-17-08 12:04 AM   #49 
     - So Obama is to blame for what's going on in DU?  Katzenkavalier   Jun-17-08 12:11 AM   #53 
     - I don't know. Honestly, it was weird that long-time DU people would act that way.  impeachdubya   Jun-17-08 01:11 AM   #100 
  - There's an extreme pack mentality here.  woolldog   Jun-16-08 11:37 PM   #2 
  - T sported the Pink Logo, synonymous with a racist, hate site.  Kittycat   Jun-16-08 11:37 PM   #3 
  - I feel like Tell truly got obsessed with the whole thing.  Katzenkavalier   Jun-17-08 12:13 AM   #56 
  - Identity politics is rough....when our candidate is getting beat up, we're getting beat up  writes3000   Jun-16-08 11:38 PM   #4 
  - I don't see how identity politics fits into this  psychopomp   Jun-16-08 11:46 PM   #17 
     - True. But this being the first serious female and blac/biracial candidates...  writes3000   Jun-17-08 12:03 AM   #46 
        - I think you have a great point.  last1standing   Jun-17-08 12:14 AM   #57 
  - give it some time  rove karl rove   Jun-16-08 11:39 PM   #5 
  - What happened to us?  blogslut   Jun-16-08 11:39 PM   #6 
  - People change  psychopomp   Jun-16-08 11:40 PM   #7 
  - Okay, upon re-reading I modify my reply.  apocalypsehow   Jun-16-08 11:41 PM   #9 
  - I think you need to reread my post before freaking out.  last1standing   Jun-16-08 11:45 PM   #14 
     - Ozarkdemocrat said that John McCain was better with women issues  Ichingcarpenter   Jun-16-08 11:49 PM   #23 
        - Did you see it in 2001 when Ozarkdem joined DU?  last1standing   Jun-16-08 11:54 PM   #29 
        - you obviously weren't here for Jiacinto and Padraig. Some people live for that shit  cryingshame   Jun-16-08 11:56 PM   #33 
        - I wasn't?  last1standing   Jun-17-08 12:01 AM   #42 
        - I know when she joined...... but at the same time  Ichingcarpenter   Jun-17-08 12:00 AM   #40 
        - Sorry, I'm not calling out your time here.  last1standing   Jun-17-08 12:04 AM   #47 
           - I joined in Jan 2007, but the OzarkDem I knew  Katzenkavalier   Jun-17-08 12:16 AM   #59 
           - I agree. She was irrational as were so many supporters of both candidates.  last1standing   Jun-17-08 12:21 AM   #67 
              - You know what it is?  Katzenkavalier   Jun-17-08 12:27 AM   #73 
                 - Excellent analysis.  last1standing   Jun-17-08 12:31 AM   #74 
                    - In a way, Bush has something to do with it, and I believe this is it.  Katzenkavalier   Jun-17-08 12:39 AM   #80 
                    - I can see that as being a part of it.  last1standing   Jun-17-08 01:07 AM   #98 
                    - maybe so, things have gotten worse in this country since 2004, i didn't think it  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-17-08 12:41 AM   #82 
                       - Some of the surrogates were disgusting.  last1standing   Jun-17-08 01:09 AM   #99 
           - I'm hiding the thread, so I can stay out trouble  Ichingcarpenter   Jun-17-08 12:19 AM   #65 
        - I will miss Ozarkdem and I cringe when I see her points misrepresented and twisted.  FarceOfNature   Jun-17-08 12:41 AM   #83 
           - The Admins & Mods seem to disagree with you. Perhaps you should take it up with them -  apocalypsehow   Jun-17-08 12:45 AM   #85 
           - Nothing Ozarkdem said was misrepresented but it was twisted.  last1standing   Jun-17-08 12:50 AM   #87 
           - Her points were not misrepresented. She repeated them numerous times.  Tatiana   Jun-17-08 01:32 AM   #103 
        - Agreed. OzarkDem had to go.  hokies4ever   Jun-16-08 11:59 PM   #38 
           - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-17-08 12:10 AM   #52 
  - Tellurian was no dem. The others were but Tellurian was not.  anonymous171   Jun-16-08 11:42 PM   #10 
  - It hated Kerry too, if I recall nt  Truth Hurts A Lot   Jun-16-08 11:59 PM   #39 
     - Yep, but I bet you never threatened to vote for Bush and undermine Kerry in the 2004 elections.  anonymous171   Jun-17-08 12:01 AM   #43 
        - Did she do that?  Katzenkavalier   Jun-17-08 12:17 AM   #61 
           - Tellurian had a "hillaryis44" badge on their sig line.  anonymous171   Jun-17-08 12:20 AM   # 
  - Political polarization can bring out the best and the worst in people.  Selatius   Jun-16-08 11:43 PM   #11 
  - Maybe if they hadn't gone apeshit, they'd still be around.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-16-08 11:43 PM   #12 
  - If Tellurian was a Democrat, I'm the fucking Queen of England  newmajority   Jun-16-08 11:44 PM   #13 
  - oh, is that so?  rove karl rove   Jun-16-08 11:47 PM   #19 
  - So why did she spend over six years here?  last1standing   Jun-16-08 11:48 PM   #22 
     - My guess is perhaps Tellurian became too emotionally invested in Hillary  Selatius   Jun-16-08 11:55 PM   #30 
        - She owns Hillaryis44?  Katzenkavalier   Jun-17-08 12:18 AM   #64 
        - I think so, too.  last1standing   Jun-17-08 12:26 AM   #72 
  - Me and about every other Obama supporter I saw went far out of our way to give the boosters  apocalypsehow   Jun-16-08 11:45 PM   #15 
  - I am sorry that they were banned  question everything   Jun-16-08 11:46 PM   #16 
  - Implying that Obama is not a citizen is not "contructive criticism"  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-16-08 11:48 PM   #21 
  - I am sorry that that HAD to be banned.  last1standing   Jun-16-08 11:52 PM   #26 
  - I don't spend a lot of time here but I did read the post that was first locked  question everything   Jun-17-08 12:58 AM   # 
     - You've pulled one comment from one subject that not everyone agrees on.  last1standing   Jun-17-08 01:29 AM   #102 
  - 'Groupthink' is insulting to me ....... you for one, usually  Ichingcarpenter   Jun-16-08 11:56 PM   #34 
  - That you cannot see what I question is your problem  question everything   Jun-17-08 12:12 AM   #54 
     - Is the answer "everything"?  Blue-Jay   Jun-17-08 12:13 AM   #55 
  - personal opinion and criticizing are not the issue...  Blue_Roses   Jun-16-08 11:58 PM   #37 
  - There are some people that are just a bit too passionate about their primary candidate  Hippo_Tron   Jun-16-08 11:47 PM   #18 
  - pfffft.  Blue-Jay   Jun-16-08 11:48 PM   #20 
  - Racism's a bitch, ain't it?  monomach   Jun-16-08 11:51 PM   #24 
  - That they can, and maybe they are racists.  last1standing   Jun-16-08 11:57 PM   #36 
  - That's the only explanation I can think of. Obama was gracious  Truth Hurts A Lot   Jun-17-08 12:00 AM   #41 
     - they were not racists n/t  Skittles   Jun-17-08 12:16 AM   #60 
     - I think part of that is he WAS gracious....  PatGund   Jun-17-08 12:54 AM   #91 
  - I am sorry, but I lost too many friends here in 2003, who NEVER...  madfloridian   Jun-16-08 11:52 PM   #25 
  - Democrats have been guilty of fucked up stuff too, you know.  FrenchieCat   Jun-16-08 11:52 PM   #27 
  - OzarkDem is gone?  DesertedRose   Jun-16-08 11:54 PM   #28 
  - Well, I wouldn't say I've been missing it Bob...  Blue-Jay   Jun-16-08 11:55 PM   #31 
  - I missed it too but can't say I'm surprised  Raine   Jun-17-08 01:42 AM   #105 
  - This Obama supporter would be chanting Hillary 08. TOo much on the line to hold grudges.  barack the house   Jun-16-08 11:55 PM   #32 
  - Exactly why I consider myself a liberal  ampad   Jun-16-08 11:57 PM   #35 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-17-08 12:02 AM   #44 
  - Good question. nt  gateley   Jun-17-08 12:02 AM   #45 
  - The few that were Democrats  me b zola   Jun-17-08 12:04 AM   #48 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-17-08 12:05 AM   #50 
  - this primary brought out some ugly things in people i never would have expected.  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-17-08 12:06 AM   #51 
  - I'm Still Here  Dinger   Jun-17-08 12:15 AM   #58 
  - "What caused good Democrats to..." Childishness and stupidity, that's what  alcibiades_mystery   Jun-17-08 12:17 AM   #62 
  - Tellurian was no friend of the Democrats  Gilligan   Jun-17-08 12:17 AM   #63 
  - Tellurian is a man or a woman?  Katzenkavalier   Jun-17-08 12:21 AM   #69 
     - His real name is Alex Rodiguez  newmajority   Jun-17-08 12:33 AM   #76 
  - There were plenty of people who got TS'd after the last primary.  Crunchy Frog   Jun-17-08 12:20 AM   #66 
  - I know the site you're talking about and it wasn't the same.  last1standing   Jun-17-08 12:24 AM   #71 
     - Those Hillary supporters left by their own choice.  Crunchy Frog   Jun-17-08 12:34 AM   #77 
        - I'm not trying to say that they weren't responsible for their own actions.  last1standing   Jun-17-08 12:47 AM   #86 
           - I think it was probably mostly the length and how close it was.  Crunchy Frog   Jun-17-08 12:57 AM   #93 
  - In before the  Lilith Velkor   Jun-17-08 12:21 AM   #68 
  - A love for our country combined with the squeeze which daily tightens.  chknltl   Jun-17-08 12:23 AM   #70 
  - Ignore list was/is my best friend, esp. during primaries n/t  48percenter   Jun-17-08 12:31 AM   #75 
  - It was a very close primary race, and too many Obama supporters showed too much contempt for HRC and  highplainsdem   Jun-17-08 12:38 AM   #78 
  - That's an incredibly one-sided argument.  last1standing   Jun-17-08 12:40 AM   #81 
     - You asked what created the anger. I told you. I agree with you that if  highplainsdem   Jun-17-08 12:51 AM   #88 
     - BenDavid's constant racially charged posts were pretty bad as were Tellurian's.  last1standing   Jun-17-08 01:15 AM   #101 
        - As someone who wished Gore would have run, and whose first choice of those who ran had been Edwards,  highplainsdem   Jun-17-08 01:45 AM   #106 
     - Not everyone is screwed as tightly  meowomon   Jun-17-08 12:58 AM   #94 
  - If *I* can avoid being TS'd, then there's no excuse for anybody getting pizza.  BlooInBloo   Jun-17-08 12:39 AM   #79 
  - for real.  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-17-08 12:42 AM   #84 
  - Ne'er a truer word....  last1standing   Jun-17-08 01:33 AM   #104 
  - What happened? I think this cycle produced a little expressed, copped to, or understood...  bridgit   Jun-17-08 12:53 AM   #89 
  - IMHO, this was a historic primary ... a Black American and a Woman  akbacchus_BC   Jun-17-08 12:53 AM   #90 
  - They aren't here so I'll say it for them. They didn't turn against their values.  wlucinda   Jun-17-08 12:55 AM   #92 
  - Turning the question back on me doesn't answer the question at hand.  last1standing   Jun-17-08 01:01 AM   #95 
  - They didn't turn against their values?  monomach   Jun-17-08 01:01 AM   #96 
     - Guess they did not turn on their values but who would have thought  akbacchus_BC   Jun-17-08 01:06 AM   #97 
  - Locking.  Heidi   Jun-17-08 02:01 AM   #107 

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