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Motown_Johnny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-02-08 09:48 PM
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17. Convert to Solent Green? Kinda sounds like recycling
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  -If we eliminated, oh, 15% of the hardcore members of each party Condem  Aug-02-08 09:15 PM   #0 
  - Gotta love Fair& Balanced.  BlooInBloo   Aug-02-08 09:16 PM   #1 
  - That's why I love ya, Bloo  Condem   Aug-02-08 09:18 PM   #4 
  - Yeah, but like porn, softcore politicians just don't stimulate so easily.  HypnoToad   Aug-02-08 09:17 PM   #2 
  - Eliminate? maybe you could choose a softer word.. you don't really want to ELIMINATE ~10% of our  Motown_Johnny   Aug-02-08 09:18 PM   #3 
  - You're right, Motown  Condem   Aug-02-08 09:21 PM   #5 
  - maybe you could use a change of scenery.  foo_bar   Aug-02-08 09:24 PM   #6 
  - You one of those 15% , foobar?  Condem   Aug-02-08 09:26 PM   #7 
     - depends which 15% you had in mind  foo_bar   Aug-02-08 09:36 PM   #11 
        - Now, foobar  Condem   Aug-02-08 09:39 PM   #12 
           - you seem to be upset about something, but can't or won't spill the beans  foo_bar   Aug-02-08 09:45 PM   #14 
              - Ther's no anger here, foobar.  Condem   Aug-02-08 09:52 PM   #19 
                 - does reading "The Metamorphosis" count?  foo_bar   Aug-02-08 10:01 PM   #22 
                    - You're educated, foobar  Condem   Aug-02-08 10:08 PM   #25 
                       - nah, I'm more inclined to persuade a Hillary-or-bust diehard  foo_bar   Aug-02-08 10:56 PM   #48 
                          - Thank you, foobar  Condem   Aug-02-08 11:01 PM   #52 
  - I was thinking .Rehabilitated or persuaded, something that did not eliminate them or their rights  Motown_Johnny   Aug-02-08 09:43 PM   #13 
     - Motown  Condem   Aug-02-08 09:48 PM   #16 
        - I understand that, I simply am taking umbrage at the implication that you would "eliminate" people  Motown_Johnny   Aug-02-08 09:56 PM   #20 
           - I have a problem with the ignorant voting, Motown  Condem   Aug-02-08 10:04 PM   #23 
              - I have a problem with people thinking they are so damn smart they can strip the rights from people  Motown_Johnny   Aug-02-08 10:09 PM   #27 
                 - Yet we have an electoral college who decides these elections  Condem   Aug-02-08 10:14 PM   #31 
                    - Then McGaffe is President. What's your point? Your rant against extremists has nothing to do with  Motown_Johnny   Aug-02-08 10:17 PM   #33 
                       - What fucking extremists???  Condem   Aug-02-08 10:20 PM   #34 
                          - the 15% of hardcore... I paraphrased as extremesists.  Motown_Johnny   Aug-02-08 10:23 PM   #35 
                             - And there vote counts no more than anyone elses.  Condem   Aug-02-08 10:27 PM   #37 
                                - Do you really want to get into the electoral collage debate?  Motown_Johnny   Aug-02-08 10:34 PM   #39 
                                   - It works, Motown?  Condem   Aug-02-08 10:38 PM   #40 
                                      - Don't blame the system for that. blame all the people who voted for Bush.  Motown_Johnny   Aug-02-08 10:49 PM   #43 
                                         - Motown  Condem   Aug-02-08 10:54 PM   #45 
                                            - your vote does matter, We have a representational democracy. That is what I am arguing for  Motown_Johnny   Aug-02-08 10:59 PM   #50 
                                               - The representational democracy you speak of  Condem   Aug-02-08 11:10 PM   #54 
                                                  - Civil War?  Motown_Johnny   Aug-02-08 11:22 PM   #55 
                                                  - Now, Motown  Condem   Aug-02-08 11:27 PM   #57 
                                                  - well, eliminating the 15% of hardcore party members....  Motown_Johnny   Aug-02-08 11:35 PM   #58 
                                                  - Indeedy.  Condem   Aug-02-08 11:37 PM   #60 
                                                  - LOL, this isn't 1858, it isn't even 1968  Motown_Johnny   Aug-02-08 11:46 PM   #65 
                                                  - Really??  Condem   Aug-02-08 11:49 PM   #68 
                                                  - economically, yep... go to Atlanta.. Major transportation hub, Coca-cola plant  Motown_Johnny   Aug-02-08 11:55 PM   #71 
  - Liquidate always had a nice ring to it.  Benhurst   Aug-02-08 09:34 PM   #9 
     - Convert to Solent Green? Kinda sounds like recycling  Motown_Johnny   Aug-02-08 09:48 PM   #17 
  - YOUR country, back in the 50's. Pre-civil rights, pre-environmentalism, pre-feminism.  TooBigaTent   Aug-02-08 09:32 PM   #8 
  - Wearing the world on your shoulders, TooBig?  Condem   Aug-02-08 09:35 PM   #10 
  - hm, how precisely are the Dems' hardcore 15% part of the problem?  MisterP   Aug-02-08 09:46 PM   #15 
  - See MisterP  Condem   Aug-02-08 09:50 PM   #18 
  - If we eliminated 15% of either party's "hardcore" this would become a single party state...  Solon   Aug-02-08 09:59 PM   #21 
  - What an utter crock of shit, Solon.  Condem   Aug-02-08 10:10 PM   #28 
     - By and large, yes, because eliminating the 30% total of either party...  Solon   Aug-02-08 10:14 PM   #30 
        - And what is exactly wrong with the muddled middle?  Condem   Aug-02-08 10:16 PM   #32 
           - Generally speaking they seem to be some of the least informed voters...  Solon   Aug-02-08 10:27 PM   #36 
              - Do me a favor, Solon  Condem   Aug-02-08 10:30 PM   #38 
                 - I don't see how my point applies anyways...  Solon   Aug-02-08 10:41 PM   #41 
                    - Solution, Solon?  Condem   Aug-02-08 10:42 PM   #42 
                       - A few things, break up the media monopolies, restore the fairness doctrine...  Solon   Aug-02-08 10:54 PM   #46 
                          - And if you asked the republicans the same thing...  Condem   Aug-02-08 10:57 PM   #49 
                          - Most likely that they like the status quo...  Solon   Aug-02-08 11:00 PM   #51 
                          - they would ask "where's the profit in that?"  FarceOfNature   Aug-03-08 12:15 AM   #72 
                          - Those aren't solutions - those are a bunch of goals without a plan.  Political Heretic   Aug-02-08 11:23 PM   #56 
                             - I think you expect too much from a single post on DU...  Solon   Aug-02-08 11:48 PM   #66 
  - Sure.  liberalmuse   Aug-02-08 10:05 PM   #24 
  - Are you volunteering yourself to go first?  Occam Bandage   Aug-02-08 10:08 PM   #26 
  - Translate, Occam  Condem   Aug-02-08 10:11 PM   #29 
     - Sure.  Occam Bandage   Aug-02-08 10:52 PM   #44 
        - Thanks, Occam  Condem   Aug-02-08 10:55 PM   #47 
        - .........  unapatriciated   Aug-02-08 11:04 PM   #53 
  - whatever  fishwax   Aug-02-08 11:36 PM   #59 
  - What the fuck is whatever, fishwax?  Condem   Aug-02-08 11:39 PM   #62 
     - .  fishwax   Aug-02-08 11:51 PM   #69 
  - Eliminated  LowerManhattanite   Aug-02-08 11:38 PM   #61 
  - I admit, Lower  Condem   Aug-02-08 11:42 PM   #63 
  - All you'd do is regress to the mean  depakid   Aug-02-08 11:44 PM   #64 
  - Exactly.nt  nam78_two   Aug-02-08 11:54 PM   #70 
  - Uh...no?  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-02-08 11:48 PM   #67 
  - Locking.  Heidi   Aug-03-08 04:26 AM   #73 
 

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