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21. Thank. You. Nance.
Gods am I getting sick of DU's very own concern trolls.

Hekate

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  -Going Home With the Guy What Brung Me NanceGreggs  Jun-26-08 08:17 PM   #0 
  - I'm not extremely happy about it  senseandsensibility   Jun-26-08 08:20 PM   #1 
  - Sounds more like a plan than a principle  Demeter   Jun-26-08 08:21 PM   #2 
  - Nance K & R for you missy.  MadMaddie   Jun-26-08 08:22 PM   #3 
  - I agree  FLDem5   Jun-26-08 08:22 PM   #4 
  - Excellent post.  Phx_Dem   Jun-26-08 08:25 PM   #5 
  - My dear Nance!  CaliforniaPeggy   Jun-26-08 08:26 PM   #6 
  - Well, you and Senator Obama just have a good time, missy  JeffR   Jun-26-08 08:27 PM   #7 
  - And I'm proud to have brought you your fifth rec!  CaliforniaPeggy   Jun-26-08 08:27 PM   #8 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Jun-26-08 08:28 PM   #9 
  - Thank you for sharing my thoughts  Duder   Jun-26-08 08:35 PM   #10 
  - Great post  malaise   Jun-26-08 08:37 PM   #11 
  - Wonderful post. K&R  Blondiegrrl   Jun-26-08 08:40 PM   #12 
  - You have clearly stolen your first line from Barney Frank who has  saracat   Jun-26-08 08:43 PM   #13 
  - No, actually I clearly stole the first line from myself ...  NanceGreggs   Jun-26-08 09:49 PM   #24 
  - Did you use before Barney ran for office the first time? Because he has used it regularly since then  saracat   Jun-26-08 10:28 PM   #33 
     - I never heard Barney Frank use it but I have seen Molly Ivins  jonnyblitz   Jun-26-08 10:31 PM   #34 
     - Yes, it was one of Molly Ivins's favorite lines. Of course, when she said it,  QC   Jun-26-08 10:43 PM   #42 
     - I just skimmed her piece, i am getting sleepy. thanks for pointing  jonnyblitz   Jun-26-08 10:44 PM   #43 
     - Not "some obligation"... simply a desire to see the candidate elected.  redqueen   Jun-27-08 09:34 AM   #93 
     - Thank you. It seems we have gone from a candidate  Jakes Progress   Jun-27-08 10:10 AM   #99 
        - you are about to erupt into spontaneous concernbustion....  dionysus   Jun-27-08 01:12 PM   #149 
           - So concern is a bad thing?  Jakes Progress   Jun-27-08 06:17 PM   #193 
     - That thought in some form or other has been used from  ooglymoogly   Jun-27-08 11:23 AM   #112 
     - No, I don't think I've ever heard him use it ...  NanceGreggs   Jun-26-08 10:47 PM   #44 
     - sad, sad sad. now resorting to plagerism accusations?!? can you leave a single damn favorable post  dionysus   Jun-27-08 01:10 PM   #148 
  - Not even close, SC. The line is very common in the South and Midwest.  blondeatlast   Jun-27-08 11:35 AM   #117 
  - Fact is, many folks had hoped NOT to have a lesser of two evils  depakid   Jun-26-08 08:43 PM   #14 
  - So if they vote McCain instead of Obama they are "expressing dissent"  TBF   Jun-26-08 10:04 PM   #28 
     - I never said that  depakid   Jun-27-08 12:05 AM   #65 
        - So which states are "safe" in your opinion.  TBF   Jun-27-08 08:10 AM   #84 
        - So Democrat means toe your personally approved left line or else  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 11:41 AM   #121 
        - "safe States"  jonmiller74   Jun-27-08 02:20 PM   #156 
           - Welcome to DU  helderheid   Jun-28-08 11:50 AM   #211 
  - On point  Raine   Jun-26-08 08:48 PM   #15 
  - Let us all now fast forward to November. Please. For pities sake. Please.  bluerum   Jun-26-08 09:06 PM   #16 
  - The main difference between your position and mine  Jackpine Radical   Jun-26-08 09:17 PM   #17 
  - LOL  senseandsensibility   Jun-26-08 11:32 PM   #53 
  - No such problem here ...  NanceGreggs   Jun-27-08 12:30 AM   #69 
  - Well said, as always Nance  yellowdogintexas   Jun-26-08 09:22 PM   #18 
  - Thank you, Nance, for saying so  zidzi   Jun-26-08 09:31 PM   #19 
  - Here's another K & R and a "well said"  KarenS   Jun-26-08 09:31 PM   #20 
  - Thank. You. Nance.  Hekate   Jun-26-08 09:40 PM   #21 
  - The Cons are going to go to great lengths to sabotage Obama's run...  Dr_eldritch   Jun-26-08 09:44 PM   #22 
  - Fantabulous!  sybylla   Jun-26-08 09:45 PM   #23 
  - I'm taking off 4 points for grammar and 2 for your dismount...  SaveAmerica   Jun-26-08 09:54 PM   #25 
  - Also vital  skepticscott   Jun-26-08 10:00 PM   #26 
  - I think he should be able to take DEM voters for granted during a general election.  redqueen   Jun-27-08 09:44 AM   #95 
     - After the election, sure... put his feet to the flames... but [b]HOW[/b]? nt  TooBigaTent   Jun-27-08 10:26 AM   #102 
     - After the election?  skepticscott   Jun-27-08 08:00 PM   #200 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-26-08 10:02 PM   #27 
  - I don't even agree with myself sometimes.....  FrenchieCat   Jun-26-08 10:07 PM   #29 
  - It's not egocentric to "whine" about priniciples.  Bluebear   Jun-26-08 10:12 PM   #30 
  - Love the O'Reilly rant signature....LOL  1Hippiechick   Jun-26-08 10:32 PM   #35 
  - :)  Bluebear   Jun-26-08 10:57 PM   #47 
  - Absolutely right on!If this is to be our "only choice' we damn well better make sure it is a good  saracat   Jun-26-08 10:36 PM   #39 
  - Yep, keep pounding that square Obama peg into that round Kucinich hole...  SidneyCarton   Jun-27-08 11:32 AM   #116 
  - What have we got to smack him with, saracat?  aquart   Jun-27-08 12:45 PM   #135 
     - When you're right, you're right.  Bluebear   Jun-27-08 05:29 PM   #189 
  - I wish she hadn't said "whine". She clearly distinguished  redqueen   Jun-27-08 09:46 AM   #97 
  - Just be clear about what you are whining over.  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 12:31 PM   #130 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-26-08 10:13 PM   #31 
  - .  1Hippiechick   Jun-26-08 10:34 PM   #38 
  - Gee, what an incredibly intelligent, thoughtful and ...  NanceGreggs   Jun-26-08 11:30 PM   #52 
  - Christ almighty I thought you were going home with me.  grantcart   Jun-26-08 10:23 PM   #32 
  - But is he going to be Obama? Whoever that is?  demokatgurrl   Jun-27-08 08:25 AM   #87 
  - John Hall for President! At least he has courage! He might not have brung us but at least he knows  saracat   Jun-26-08 10:32 PM   #36 
  - He's not running.  FrenchieCat   Jun-26-08 10:40 PM   # 
  - What he did, as a freshman Rep, in a GOP dominated district took guts something our nominee has yet  saracat   Jun-26-08 11:34 PM   #55 
     - Why would Obama want to take political risks  woolldog   Jun-27-08 12:32 AM   #71 
     - Then it wouldn't even BE a risk for him to defend the constitution would it?  saracat   Jun-27-08 01:04 AM   #75 
     - Do us all a favor and google "Pyhrric Victory" Saracat,  SidneyCarton   Jun-27-08 11:36 AM   #118 
  - you may choose  quaker bill   Jun-28-08 07:49 AM   #208 
     - Who is staying home? Not me! I may have to hold my nose voting for the nom but my down ticket Dems  saracat   Jun-28-08 01:44 PM   #212 
  - too bad.  rodeodance   Jun-26-08 10:34 PM   #37 
  - Well said, Nance. But I have to respectfully disagree.  bertman   Jun-26-08 10:40 PM   #40 
  - Perhaps you might want to think about going into politics.  FrenchieCat   Jun-26-08 10:42 PM   #41 
  - K&R n/t  WIllo   Jun-26-08 10:54 PM   #45 
  - Nance, you've got it exactly backwards: It's our dance and we brung HIM  jgraz   Jun-26-08 10:55 PM   #46 
  - Okay, jgraz, let's look it at from that perspective ...  NanceGreggs   Jun-26-08 11:26 PM   #49 
  - How many of "we" support his capitulation on FISA?  jgraz   Jun-26-08 11:30 PM   #51 
  - Did he?  NanceGreggs   Jun-26-08 11:32 PM   #54 
  - He was vocal in his support of the compromise...  Solon   Jun-26-08 11:40 PM   #57 
  - C'mon, Nance. We both know you're smarter than that.  jgraz   Jun-26-08 11:46 PM   #58 
     - Your points are, for the most part, valid ones.  NanceGreggs   Jun-26-08 11:56 PM   #61 
     - No one is even beginning to approach a scintilla of a suggestion that we vote against Obama  jgraz   Jun-27-08 12:01 AM   #64 
     - There is a difference between speaking up ...  NanceGreggs   Jun-27-08 12:14 AM   #67 
        - As there is a difference between undermining our candidate and simply speaking up.  jgraz   Jun-27-08 12:32 AM   #70 
           - We are in agreement.  NanceGreggs   Jun-27-08 12:42 AM   #73 
           - As long as you spend just as much time trying to get him elected...  Kristi1696   Jun-27-08 08:16 AM   #85 
              - I totally disagree with your premise.  jgraz   Jun-27-08 10:42 AM   #105 
                 - I believe that Democracy is about working to elect the person who best represents your views.  Kristi1696   Jun-27-08 11:10 AM   #109 
                 - So how do you let him know that you dislike his actions on FISA?  jgraz   Jun-27-08 11:15 AM   #110 
                    - Are you assuming Obama reads DU?  Kristi1696   Jun-27-08 11:32 AM   #115 
                    - I doubt he does -- but I bet people on his staff do.  jgraz   Jun-27-08 11:36 AM   #119 
                    - write him, like you write your senator.  psychmommy   Jun-27-08 12:02 PM   #125 
                       - Of course. But I'm not going to do that in silence.  jgraz   Jun-27-08 12:18 PM   #127 
                          - agreed.  psychmommy   Jun-27-08 01:29 PM   #151 
                 - Criticism is positive only to a degree,  SidneyCarton   Jun-27-08 11:39 AM   #120 
                 - I'll err on the side of the nitpickers. I only hope Obama can stand up against my attacks.  jgraz   Jun-27-08 11:46 AM   #124 
                    - I suppose in the end it is not a question of Obama's weakness  SidneyCarton   Jun-27-08 12:19 PM   #128 
                       - The last people we need to fear are the bitter dead-enders on this board  jgraz   Jun-27-08 12:53 PM   #136 
                 - I Sometimes Forget That I'm Not the Only One Who Remembers That We're SUPPOSED to Be Critical  Toasterlad   Jun-27-08 05:07 PM   #187 
     - You State He Has Valid Points  fascisthunter   Jun-27-08 10:18 AM   #101 
     - I'm not dismissing anything ...  NanceGreggs   Jun-27-08 04:03 PM   #177 
        - Nance... don't misunderstand me  fascisthunter   Jun-27-08 04:30 PM   #181 
           - There is no need to ask for my patience ...  NanceGreggs   Jun-27-08 04:54 PM   #182 
              - I Understand  fascisthunter   Jun-27-08 04:58 PM   #184 
     - Good for you, Nance. I'm voting for Obama, and I'm pissed off that he would throw the constitution  John Q. Citizen   Jun-27-08 12:36 PM   #131 
     - The 4th Amendment ?  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 01:20 PM   #150 
        - You just keep believing that.  jgraz   Jun-27-08 03:26 PM   #169 
           - So explain to me what the differences are between this revision of the FISA law  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 03:41 PM   #171 
              - No thanks. You do your own homework like the rest of us.  jgraz   Jun-27-08 03:51 PM   #173 
                 - I've done my homework, my question is have you ?  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 05:00 PM   #185 
  - FISA- cast in concrete for all time?  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 12:55 PM   #138 
     - You mean Obama would be *for* illegal wiretaps before he was *against* them?  jgraz   Jun-27-08 01:00 PM   #143 
     - When did Obama ever say he was for "illegal wiretaps" ?  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 02:35 PM   #160 
        - Just imagine what the talking heads will say if Obama tries to overturn this FISA capitulation.  jgraz   Jun-27-08 02:37 PM   #162 
           - You mean if after the heat of campaign battle when he is in his honeymoon  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 03:15 PM   #165 
              - He'll never do that. Ever.  jgraz   Jun-27-08 03:23 PM   #167 
                 - So you really don't have much faith in Obama's character at all do you?  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 03:43 PM   #172 
                    - I have faith in nothing. I go on evidence.  jgraz   Jun-27-08 03:52 PM   #174 
     - Who gives back power?  aquart   Jun-27-08 01:05 PM   #144 
        - So I guess your concerns about Obama are deeper than  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 02:13 PM   #154 
  - I can't help laughing. Just can't.  aquart   Jun-27-08 12:38 PM   #132 
     - I can't help not giving a shit what you think. Just can't  jgraz   Jun-27-08 12:59 PM   #141 
  - So let's hear your plan for bringing him the rest of the way  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 12:40 PM   #133 
     - The guy has a 15-point lead on Grampy McFail. How much help does he need?  jgraz   Jun-27-08 01:06 PM   #146 
        - Right, so the thing to do is hand Grampy McFail a bat  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 02:00 PM   #152 
           - Yep, it's called arguing from a position of strength.  jgraz   Jun-27-08 02:19 PM   #155 
              - There is a fairly large portion of the population that would say  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 03:05 PM   #164 
                 - Being afraid of what idiots will say is weakness, no matter how you spin it.  jgraz   Jun-27-08 03:18 PM   #166 
                    - I 'm sure if the Obmama camapign which has shown itself to be masterful  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 04:57 PM   #183 
                       - Masterful or not, this is a huge error and the Repugs are already rubbing his face in it.  jgraz   Jun-27-08 05:17 PM   #188 
                          - Okay I'd be glad to see the next move by McCain and Co.  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 05:33 PM   #191 
                             - I think it was Brownback who was gloating, but I could be wrong.  jgraz   Jun-27-08 05:37 PM   #192 
                             - Here's the video  jgraz   Jun-27-08 07:35 PM   #198 
  - So many people long to see themselves as victims....I remember an almost perfect candidate...  Rowdyboy   Jun-26-08 10:58 PM   #48 
  - It's worse than that, Ms. Greggs.  tomreedtoon   Jun-26-08 11:27 PM   #50 
  - The question is HOW will we hold him accountable after he wins the election?  Solon   Jun-26-08 11:39 PM   #56 
  - I don't see this as the lesser of "two evils" ...  NanceGreggs   Jun-26-08 11:50 PM   #60 
  - Ever since I was old enough to vote, I've voted against the greater of two evils...  Solon   Jun-27-08 12:00 AM   #63 
     - wow--that old huh?  Blue_Roses   Jun-27-08 08:45 AM   #89 
  - I resemble this post  FarceOfNature   Jun-27-08 12:12 AM   #66 
     - I'm just demoralized about the whole system...  Solon   Jun-27-08 12:27 AM   #68 
  - As Markos said, we don't have a choice.  Tatiana   Jun-26-08 11:48 PM   #59 
  - Amen.  NanceGreggs   Jun-26-08 11:57 PM   #62 
  - It's painful to you that you are not the nominee?  Hoof Hearted   Jun-27-08 12:39 AM   #72 
  - Yes, it is.  NanceGreggs   Jun-27-08 12:57 AM   #74 
  - One election cycle at a time  TheKentuckian   Jun-27-08 03:27 AM   #78 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-27-08 01:43 AM   #76 
  - ...  blogslut   Jun-27-08 04:59 AM   #79 
  - Hearty K&R  loyalsister   Jun-27-08 02:35 AM   #77 
  - Brava! This line says it all:  Mad_Dem_X   Jun-27-08 07:03 AM   #80 
  - Well, actually, it was about me. During the primaries.  aquart   Jun-27-08 12:59 PM   #140 
  - Yet again, an eloquent and thoughtful post that hits the nail on the head.  BrklynLib at work   Jun-27-08 07:09 AM   #81 
  - I have always supported imperfect candidates.  LibFromWV   Jun-27-08 07:16 AM   #82 
  - It's not about "letting him say or do anything" to get elected  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 02:33 PM   #158 
  - Your opening sentence  Irishonly   Jun-27-08 08:03 AM   #83 
  - ...  Blue_Roses   Jun-27-08 08:21 AM   #86 
  - As always, a brilliant testimony! What I don't understand from the dissenters  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jun-27-08 08:25 AM   #88 
  - The problem is seeing democracy as one choice made on Election Day  jgraz   Jun-27-08 11:09 AM   #108 
  - Damn Nance, you never fail to wow me. K/R.  Window   Jun-27-08 08:48 AM   #90 
  - Then you have no principles at all  Sentath   Jun-27-08 08:59 AM   #91 
  - Fucking realist!  ResetButton   Jun-27-08 09:32 AM   #92 
  - Thank You, Nance  flakey_foont   Jun-27-08 09:40 AM   #94 
  - Since when does defending the Constitution and the rule of law constitute a "whiny complaint...  Seabiscuit   Jun-27-08 09:44 AM   #96 
  - It doesn't.  gcomeau   Jun-27-08 11:29 AM   #114 
     - You couldn't be more full of it.  Seabiscuit   Jun-28-08 10:12 AM   #209 
  - The "joys" of "principles"...  rasputin1952   Jun-27-08 09:49 AM   #98 
  - K&R - I agree completely.  Laurab   Jun-27-08 10:18 AM   #100 
  - Umm.. wayelll  ananda   Jun-27-08 10:33 AM   #103 
  - Nancy, another...  GTurck   Jun-27-08 10:33 AM   #104 
  - Kick and a couple of minor points...  saddlesore   Jun-27-08 11:06 AM   #106 
  - I think most all on DU agree with you., however;  ooglymoogly   Jun-27-08 11:09 AM   #107 
  - I totally agree he should be made aware ...  NanceGreggs   Jun-27-08 12:28 PM   #129 
     - As always I admire your thought process.  ooglymoogly   Jun-28-08 11:19 AM   #210 
  - On November 4th 2008 I will be voting for Sen. Barack Obama. All else is . . .  papapi   Jun-27-08 11:18 AM   #111 
  - Thank you Nance  SidneyCarton   Jun-27-08 11:26 AM   #113 
  - Smoker? That is soooo awesome and says sooo much  durrrty libby   Jun-27-08 11:43 AM   #122 
  - Thank You NanceGreggs  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 11:45 AM   #123 
  - My question: Why is it necessary for Nance to have to say this? At DU!!!  Buzz Clik   Jun-27-08 12:05 PM   #126 
  - You're supposed to DANCE with the guy that brung you, not GO HOME with him!  XemaSab   Jun-27-08 12:40 PM   #134 
  - As a guy who probably was first standing in the voting booth  StephenB48   Jun-27-08 12:53 PM   #137 
  - K/R ... LET OBAMA WIN !!!  phrigndumass   Jun-27-08 12:58 PM   #139 
  - Perfect Politicians -- and most particularly perfect presidents...  PRT   Jun-27-08 12:59 PM   #142 
  - Great post!  Politicub   Jun-27-08 01:05 PM   #145 
  - More self-hating, straw woman drivel.  Lilith Velkor   Jun-27-08 01:06 PM   #147 
  - More keyboard psychobabble ...  NanceGreggs   Jun-27-08 02:03 PM   #153 
  - Yeah, it's not like it's obvious or anything.  Lilith Velkor   Jun-27-08 03:25 PM   #168 
  - care to elaborate?  dionysus   Jun-27-08 08:28 PM   #203 
  - Agreed  jonmiller74   Jun-27-08 02:23 PM   #157 
  - I like what you wrote.. and I am of that certain age also  peacetrain   Jun-27-08 02:34 PM   #159 
  - Let's get a Democrat elected president, and  old mark   Jun-27-08 02:37 PM   #161 
  - Let's see, last election cycle we got enough Democrats elected to have a majority in both bodies  bertman   Jun-28-08 12:19 AM   #205 
  - Well said  ut oh   Jun-27-08 02:53 PM   #163 
  - Thanks Nance! (You have my vote)  Xenocrates   Jun-27-08 03:36 PM   #170 
  - So the Constitution being shredded means nothing to you?  TheGoldenRule   Jun-27-08 03:53 PM   #175 
  - Yuppers, that's exactly what I said.  NanceGreggs   Jun-27-08 04:05 PM   #178 
     - Sorry if the truth hurts but that is EXACTLY what your OP boils down to. nt  TheGoldenRule   Jun-27-08 04:08 PM   #179 
        - Mm hmm ...  NanceGreggs   Jun-27-08 04:16 PM   #180 
           - You're a good writer-you can do better than that. Why not discuss this like an adult?  TheGoldenRule   Jun-27-08 10:36 PM   #204 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-27-08 03:54 PM   #176 
  - Wow ,I thought I was cynical.  HousePainter   Jun-27-08 05:30 PM   #190 
     - I find it interesting and baffling that you call me a cynic...  Joe Fields   Jun-27-08 06:37 PM   #196 
        - Thank you Joe  DaDooRonRon   Jun-27-08 07:57 PM   #199 
  - K and R, and I would vote for YOU.  OwnedByFerrets   Jun-27-08 05:02 PM   #186 
  - (Oops, double-posted)  Waiting For Everyman   Jun-27-08 06:19 PM   #194 
  - I'm a nobody newbie here Nance, and...  Waiting For Everyman   Jun-27-08 06:19 PM   #195 
  - His vote on FISA upset me, too  liberaltrucker   Jun-27-08 06:38 PM   #197 
  - I don't know why people are so shocked he's centrist.  fiamma mama   Jun-27-08 08:22 PM   #201 
  - Kick it, baby!!  Arctic Dave   Jun-27-08 08:26 PM   #202 
  - You are correct  quaker bill   Jun-28-08 07:41 AM   #206 
  - "Error: you can only recommend threads which were started in the past 24 hours"  Vickers   Jun-28-08 07:41 AM   #207 
  - As I've been reading this and other threads where I and others have expressed  bertman   Jun-28-08 10:47 PM   #213 
 

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