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158. And it you think
I was the only DU member who was disturbed by the Wright revelations, I've got a bridge you might be interested in.
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  -Today, I am ashamed to be a DU member B2G  Aug-29-08 03:05 PM   #0 
  - Sadly you can't control all posters but there are some good people here  dmordue   Aug-29-08 03:07 PM   #1 
  - I know...It's ridiculous!  busymom   Aug-29-08 03:08 PM   #2 
  - What? You're putting humanity before party?  Psephos   Aug-29-08 03:08 PM   #3 
  - Its human nature to do this.. Personally, I have such disdain and disrespect  glowing   Aug-29-08 03:09 PM   #4 
  - Vast majority of posters are very respectful. How come you didn't leave DU when trolls  wienerdoggie   Aug-29-08 03:10 PM   #5 
  - Because I can tell the difference  B2G   Aug-29-08 03:12 PM   #7 
  - Question .... where was all your outrage in the heat of the primaries?  doublethink   Aug-29-08 03:14 PM   #14 
  - Particularly when Obama was compared to Christ, air-head celebrity, presumptous, questionable  1Hippiechick   Aug-30-08 06:25 AM   #86 
     - Irrelevant n/t  JoFerret   Aug-30-08 10:50 AM   #122 
     - So you propose condemning all things contemptible and NOT fighting back? The high road leads to  1Hippiechick   Aug-30-08 11:49 AM   #130 
     - Total misreading  JoFerret   Aug-30-08 02:42 PM   #140 
        - Clarify?  1Hippiechick   Aug-30-08 04:33 PM   #143 
           - Example: Lies and distortion  JoFerret   Aug-30-08 08:58 PM   #190 
     - Why condemn when you can simply expand your ignore list?  Boojatta   Aug-30-08 05:33 PM   #157 
     - Ya know .... when my mom calls me on the phone and tells me ....  doublethink   Aug-30-08 01:30 PM   #132 
        - I would say that you are spot on...and a pizza is being prepared...  1Hippiechick   Aug-30-08 02:09 PM   #134 
  - No, oftentimes I can't. Many folks were banned here, some were a surprise.  wienerdoggie   Aug-29-08 03:18 PM   #19 
  - or leave because of the hatefully sexist comments about Hillary or Ferraro? n/t  progressivebydesign   Aug-30-08 05:38 PM   #160 
  - Oh Pleez  Teaser   Aug-29-08 03:11 PM   #6 
  - I second that emotion!  POAS   Aug-31-08 07:05 AM   #194 
  - Dan Quayle in a dress, etc.  ProSense   Aug-29-08 03:13 PM   #8 
  - What's wrong with comparing Palin to Dan Quayle?  backscatter712   Aug-29-08 04:14 PM   #67 
     - Absolutely nothing. It's a perfectly valid comparison.  tbyg52   Aug-29-08 05:39 PM   #71 
        - I heard she's not even qualified to iron Hillary's pantsuits.  Tigress DEM   Aug-30-08 01:13 AM   #76 
           - Absolutely.  tbyg52   Aug-30-08 10:57 AM   #126 
  - Awww  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-29-08 03:13 PM   #9 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-29-08 03:36 PM   #41 
  - Only today you are ashamed? Were you not here during the primaries?  TheDebbieDee   Aug-29-08 03:13 PM   #10 
  - Oh DebbieDee, haven't we seen it all, now? It's just sad. Real feminists have no party that really  chimpymustgo   Aug-30-08 07:09 AM   #99 
     - We always have you, chimpymustgo, to be Holier than thou,  zidzi   Aug-30-08 04:58 PM   #149 
  - it's not women, it's Sarah Palin  LongDistanceRunner   Aug-29-08 03:13 PM   #11 
  - Wrong  DangerDave921   Aug-29-08 03:19 PM   #25 
     - Exactly. Thank you. n/t  B2G   Aug-29-08 03:20 PM   #27 
     - My pleasure  DangerDave921   Aug-29-08 03:29 PM   #37 
        - The ends DO justify the means, at this point. It' s called fighting fire with fire and striking back  1Hippiechick   Aug-30-08 06:53 AM   #95 
           - Your own candidate doesn't  Balderdash   Aug-30-08 05:40 PM   #162 
              - "Do you really believe in Obama or do you just pay lip service to hope and change."  1Hippiechick   Aug-31-08 06:40 AM   #191 
     - Wrong. The gloves are off - the high road doesn't win elections. n/t  1Hippiechick   Aug-30-08 06:30 AM   #89 
     - I agree with you but I don't.  rebel with a cause   Aug-30-08 08:38 PM   #188 
  - ??? Innocent young girls being slandered  lamprey   Aug-29-08 03:14 PM   #12 
  - IF?  B2G   Aug-29-08 03:18 PM   #18 
  - Ask Chelsea  lamprey   Aug-29-08 03:20 PM   #26 
  - Did you like it then? Was that right?  B2G   Aug-29-08 03:21 PM   #28 
     - There's no comparison  lamprey   Aug-29-08 03:33 PM   #39 
        - Palin's daughter is not a public figure either  B2G   Aug-29-08 03:36 PM   #40 
        - The RUMOR is that PALIN LIED REPEATEDLY about being pregnant.  lamprey   Aug-29-08 03:49 PM   # 
           - BECAUSE THE RUMOR BEING CIRCULATED STATES  B2G   Aug-29-08 03:57 PM   #56 
        - If there is no comparison, then why did you make it?  moriah   Aug-30-08 06:53 AM   #94 
  - It's not just the internet she needs to be concerned about...  Kristi1696   Aug-29-08 03:22 PM   #29 
  - The rumors have apparently been floating around their capital.  Chloroplast   Aug-29-08 03:23 PM   #30 
  - I haven't been able to find any evidence online that those rumors existed before a couple of days  highplainsdem   Aug-30-08 10:15 AM   #111 
     - I'm sure you actually searched and somehow missed this posting from 4 months ago.  Chloroplast   Aug-30-08 10:38 AM   #116 
        - No, I hadn't seen that. Is that it? There were supposedly lots of rumors, and that was it?  highplainsdem   Aug-30-08 11:11 AM   #128 
  - "Palin is a big girl"  themartyred   Aug-29-08 03:49 PM   #52 
  - Welcome to the NFL.  Political Heretic   Aug-30-08 06:32 AM   #90 
  - My thoughts exactly n/t  onefreespiritedchick   Aug-30-08 10:48 AM   #121 
  - If they took her out of school while her mother was pregnant  rebel with a cause   Aug-30-08 08:44 PM   #189 
  - This isn't about the daughter  Connonym   Aug-31-08 07:29 AM   #195 
  - Yeah, and IF Barack was born in [insert other country], then he's not qualified ...  Tesibria   Aug-29-08 03:40 PM   #45 
     - You mean like Panama?  poiuytsister   Aug-30-08 04:41 PM   #146 
  - I'm very lucky  libodem   Aug-29-08 03:14 PM   #13 
  - The sexist shitstorm started when Hillary got in the race. This is just another ugly turn.  chimpymustgo   Aug-30-08 07:14 AM   #100 
  - just take a timeout for a few days, they will get it out of their system  LSK   Aug-29-08 03:15 PM   #15 
  - Good advice, LSK.  lamp_shade   Aug-29-08 03:43 PM   #48 
  - Awww but the "we're so superior" back-patting posts are so FUN!  redqueen   Aug-29-08 04:12 PM   #66 
  - Great way to dodge the issues of the original post  musicblind   Aug-29-08 04:16 PM   #69 
     - The message is bankrupt.  redqueen   Aug-29-08 04:24 PM   #70 
  - Let them get the sexism out of their system?  Balderdash   Aug-30-08 05:46 PM   #164 
  - You shoulda seen what they did during the primaries.  Beausoir   Aug-29-08 03:16 PM   #16 
  - what policies?  PolNewf   Aug-29-08 03:51 PM   #53 
  - Want an omelette you need to be prepared to break some eggs  harun   Aug-29-08 03:16 PM   #17 
  - If one of those eggs is called integrity, and you break it, it won't be there anymore.  spoony   Aug-29-08 04:08 PM   #60 
  - I hear you.  boloboffin   Aug-29-08 03:18 PM   #20 
  - The power of stupid has been strong here today. I think people are giddy  onenote   Aug-29-08 03:19 PM   #21 
  - 2 words....big tent....that includes idiots and scholars  spanone   Aug-29-08 03:19 PM   #22 
  - Welcome to DU!!  MercutioATC   Aug-29-08 03:19 PM   #23 
  - Thanks for the warm welcome  B2G   Aug-29-08 03:25 PM   #34 
  - Your problem can easily be remedied.  11 Bravo   Aug-29-08 03:19 PM   #24 
  - Then leave  timber84   Aug-29-08 03:24 PM   #31 
  - Thanks for your post. K and R. I want the dems to win also--BUT NOT THIS WAY.  glancingthefuture   Aug-29-08 03:25 PM   #32 
  - I have two sons whom I don't wish to see fed into a meat grinder ...  11 Bravo   Aug-29-08 03:36 PM   #42 
     - I am  glancingthefuture   Aug-30-08 09:57 AM   #105 
  - If you expect everyone in ANY group to conform to your personal standards...  NYC_SKP   Aug-29-08 03:25 PM   #33 
  - Expecgting a group to perform to my standards  B2G   Aug-29-08 03:30 PM   #38 
     - For that I commend you. I just hope you don't leave DU!!  NYC_SKP   Aug-29-08 03:44 PM   #49 
     - but don't let the comments of a few make you throw a blanket statement against the whole of DU  themartyred   Aug-29-08 03:53 PM   #54 
  - Two years aint that long...just sayin' n/t  greguganus   Aug-29-08 03:26 PM   #35 
  - Hang in there  goodgd_yall   Aug-29-08 03:28 PM   #36 
  - Don't judge all DU members by the childish actions of an uninformed few  slay   Aug-29-08 03:38 PM   #43 
  - You DO belong. You make the difference  Tesibria   Aug-29-08 03:39 PM   #44 
  - Thank you Tes  B2G   Aug-29-08 03:41 PM   #46 
  - I understand.  qwlauren35   Aug-29-08 03:43 PM   #47 
  - have you read very thoroughly when you've been here? Because  Bluerthanblue   Aug-29-08 03:44 PM   #50 
  - "I don't belong here anymore"  themartyred   Aug-29-08 03:47 PM   #51 
  - I agree with you  GoPsUx   Aug-29-08 03:55 PM   #55 
  - Well, I am a stay at home Mom Democrat who has a right to an opinion.  beachmom   Aug-29-08 03:59 PM   #57 
  - I heard the same thought expressed by two different women yesterday.  LibDemAlways   Aug-30-08 10:48 AM   #120 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-29-08 04:04 PM   #58 
  - Ayup. nm  dicksteele   Aug-29-08 04:10 PM   #65 
  - Bye. You have been here for a little over two years  joeprogressive   Aug-29-08 04:07 PM   #59 
  - I have a theory...  OHDEM   Aug-29-08 04:09 PM   #61 
  - I think you're wrong to leave  mokawanis   Aug-29-08 04:09 PM   #62 
  - The idea that someone is immune to criticism because the person is a woman...  BlooInBloo   Aug-29-08 04:09 PM   #63 
  - Then attack her policies not her womanhood  Balderdash   Aug-30-08 06:01 PM   #167 
  - Fucking ridiculous.  redqueen   Aug-29-08 04:10 PM   #64 
  - .  Midlodemocrat   Aug-30-08 10:47 AM   #119 
  - Agree. Some bozo posted about her stupidity for having a child at age 44.  Clear Blue Sky   Aug-29-08 04:16 PM   #68 
  - *YAWN* Nice hyperbolic hand-wringing. Most of DU is abuzz about A WOMAN not "women"  TheDonkey   Aug-29-08 05:40 PM   #72 
  - She didn't HAVE to appear half dressed on a magazine cover.  JenniferZ   Aug-29-08 05:47 PM   #73 
  - They are the same people  Gilligan   Aug-29-08 05:51 PM   #74 
  - Careful....you might use up this months ration of righteous indignation.  Raster   Aug-29-08 07:27 PM   #75 
  - I could fucking care less about your whining (n/t)  mitchum   Aug-30-08 01:14 AM   #77 
  - I'm sure it's been asked but I'm sure you were equally ashamed  cat_girl25   Aug-30-08 01:18 AM   #78 
  - Well, you can do what you want to us,  DefenseLawyer   Aug-30-08 01:23 AM   #79 
  - In other words, you're very judgmental and you draw bad conclusions.  TexasObserver   Aug-30-08 01:31 AM   #80 
  - Have you done this on Reich-wing boards where women are no better than cattle?  DainBramaged   Aug-30-08 01:36 AM   #81 
  - Love some of these responses.  pecwae   Aug-30-08 06:00 AM   #82 
  - Posters need to be reminded that critcisms frequently rely on types of bias to amplify their power  CreekDog   Aug-30-08 06:11 AM   #83 
  - I see a little more calm here this morning. Some of yesterday's posts were  lamp_shade   Aug-30-08 06:16 AM   #84 
  - If Palin is a liar, even if it was about her daughter  TheKentuckian   Aug-30-08 06:28 AM   #87 
     - Please see post 94. I really don't want to have to type that again.  moriah   Aug-30-08 07:03 AM   #98 
  - Sorry. No sympathy here. Time for the gloves to come off. The REPUKES never put them on!  1Hippiechick   Aug-30-08 06:20 AM   #85 
  - that was yesterday; feel better now?  npincus   Aug-30-08 06:28 AM   #88 
  - Welcome to the NFL.  Political Heretic   Aug-30-08 06:33 AM   #91 
  - I am not ashamed i am validated.  LibFromWV   Aug-30-08 06:34 AM   #92 
  - I Wish You'd Taken the Time To Speak Up When Hillary Clinton Was the Target  Crisco   Aug-30-08 06:44 AM   #93 
  - Palin is the opponent. Don't forget about that.  Katzenkavalier   Aug-30-08 06:54 AM   #96 
  - I agree...  Feminists4Theocracy   Aug-30-08 07:01 AM   #97 
  - We sometimes forget "the sisterhood of the travelling voter".  DailyGrind51   Aug-30-08 07:17 AM   #101 
  - In a society there are an abundance of people some of the good some bad->  barack the house   Aug-30-08 07:36 AM   #102 
  - Truman " I don't give them hell, I just tell the truth and they will think it's hell"->  barack the house   Aug-30-08 07:45 AM   #103 
  - DU has changed  Evergreen Emerald   Aug-30-08 09:03 AM   #104 
  - McCain picks a RW Fundamentalist Nut Job as his VP  Jake3463   Aug-30-08 10:00 AM   #109 
     - No. I want to talk about what a fundi nut job she is  Evergreen Emerald   Aug-30-08 11:38 AM   #129 
  - Shame. Now what is that?  TexasObserver   Aug-30-08 09:59 AM   #106 
  - Get a fucking helmet.  Jake3463   Aug-30-08 09:59 AM   #107 
  - What posts are you referring to? I haven't seen nary a post saying such things...except yours. nt  indie_ana_500   Aug-30-08 09:59 AM   #108 
  - She was also compared to a stripper  Martinucho   Aug-30-08 10:01 AM   #110 
  - Concerned? Well, bridges are difficult to keep over one's head.  Malikshah   Aug-30-08 10:17 AM   #112 
  - I agree completely. This is what I posted in a similar thread a few moments ago:  RinaX   Aug-30-08 10:21 AM   #113 
  - aw ... I hate it when people get "sad" from reading DU  TexasObserver   Aug-30-08 10:42 AM   #117 
     - My head's on right, thanks  RinaX   Aug-30-08 10:46 AM   #118 
        - well, then keep your crying towel handy, you'll need it  TexasObserver   Aug-30-08 10:50 AM   #123 
           - And now  liberalpress   Aug-30-08 05:14 PM   #150 
           - "We have become the thing we despise"  Snarkturian Clone   Aug-30-08 05:46 PM   #165 
           - It's a legitimate issue, and  TexasObserver   Aug-30-08 07:42 PM   #184 
              - The poster having proved my point, the defense rests.  liberalpress   Aug-31-08 11:50 AM   #200 
           - I think the uninformed and  Balderdash   Aug-30-08 06:13 PM   #171 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-30-08 10:25 AM   #114 
  - Where are these posts?  Quixote1818   Aug-30-08 10:27 AM   #115 
  - That is exactly what happened to a thread of mine  peacetrain   Aug-30-08 10:58 AM   #127 
  - As upset as we all are about this pick...  onefreespiritedchick   Aug-30-08 10:54 AM   #124 
  - You're very brave for making a post like this here.  AmyCamus   Aug-30-08 10:56 AM   #125 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-30-08 02:11 PM   #135 
  - Fine, challenge her credentials in a classy way  dailykoff   Aug-30-08 11:53 AM   #131 
  - As odd as it seems,  Jakes Progress   Aug-30-08 01:36 PM   #133 
  - You sure get sick/ashamed of DU alot ......  doublethink   Aug-30-08 02:13 PM   #136 
  - Nice catch!  mitchum   Aug-30-08 02:33 PM   #137 
  - Thanks! n,.t.  doublethink   Aug-30-08 08:32 PM   #187 
  - Heheh  L0oniX   Aug-30-08 03:19 PM   #142 
  - "Heartsick" over Reverend Wright eh..  dailykoff   Aug-30-08 04:40 PM   #145 
  - aw, that makes me sick, her getting all sick and ary thing  TexasObserver   Aug-30-08 04:43 PM   #147 
  - Look at the dates of my posts  B2G   Aug-30-08 05:25 PM   #153 
  - And it you think  B2G   Aug-30-08 05:35 PM   #158 
  - Uhhhhhhh don't think so ....... the charges of sexism/racism have ....  doublethink   Aug-30-08 06:06 PM   #169 
     - I have posted my views quite publicly  B2G   Aug-30-08 06:14 PM   #172 
        - So do you believe Regan saved us out of the Carter Economic years too?  doublethink   Aug-30-08 06:30 PM   #173 
  - I'm "heartsick" that the OP is a concern troll. LOL n/t  progressivebydesign   Aug-30-08 05:40 PM   #161 
  - Don't blame DU - blame Palin... she didn't have to say yes to Mccain  Imagevision   Aug-30-08 02:37 PM   #138 
  - That's some passive-aggressive brow-beating you got going on there, mam.  AtomicKitten   Aug-30-08 02:39 PM   #139 
  - I haven't seen any threads where anybody has been  Jazzgirl   Aug-30-08 03:15 PM   #141 
  - A Sad Sign of the Times, my friend...  SidneyCarton   Aug-30-08 04:37 PM   #144 
  - If you have a problem with people's posts...  michele77   Aug-30-08 04:55 PM   #148 
  - Well, the adults are fair game. I haven't seen her children being attacked - though it wouldn't  apocalypsehow   Aug-30-08 05:17 PM   #151 
  - Hi puma.  BlooInBloo   Aug-30-08 05:18 PM   #152 
  - Hi asshat  B2G   Aug-30-08 05:26 PM   #154 
  - Politics is a contact sport.  Major Hogwash   Aug-30-08 05:29 PM   #155 
  - this does happen, unfortunately. If it's one of 'our women' - a dem  madura   Aug-30-08 05:33 PM   #156 
  - then you're far too delicate for politics. We're discussing things here...  progressivebydesign   Aug-30-08 05:36 PM   #159 
  - Thank you for your "concern"  GoneOffShore   Aug-30-08 05:41 PM   #163 
  - I'm with you on this. NT  Snarkturian Clone   Aug-30-08 05:49 PM   #166 
  - And since I'm being bashed by so many here  B2G   Aug-30-08 06:02 PM   #168 
  - Here is PRECISELY your problem, and I quote:  Bonobo   Aug-30-08 07:06 PM   #180 
  - I'm with you B2G  Nikki Stone1   Aug-30-08 06:07 PM   #170 
  - LET IT SINK!!  greguganus   Aug-30-08 06:31 PM   #174 
  - When Quayle was nominated for the same job with the same party,  Old Crusoe   Aug-30-08 06:40 PM   #175 
  - What is wrong with some of you  Balderdash   Aug-30-08 06:43 PM   #176 
     - The OP does a poor job of making any distinctions, IMO.  Old Crusoe   Aug-30-08 06:46 PM   #177 
        - If any DUer called a woman  Balderdash   Aug-30-08 07:02 PM   #178 
           - Yes, the deaf and blind are well represented on this thread.  kiva   Aug-30-08 07:06 PM   #179 
           - The tone of the OP's scolding is that such diction occurs with  Old Crusoe   Aug-30-08 07:07 PM   #181 
  - I tell you what gets old, people who trash everyone like DU is some monolithic group or something.  IsItJustMe   Aug-30-08 07:16 PM   #182 
  - When most of us go into a public restroom stall are there not  Old Crusoe   Aug-30-08 07:42 PM   #183 
  - You do realize that you've now compared DU to a bathroom...  Balderdash   Aug-31-08 07:47 AM   #196 
     - Incorrect.  Old Crusoe   Aug-31-08 08:12 AM   #197 
        - Sexism is of course the issue  Balderdash   Aug-31-08 08:20 AM   #198 
  - Hear, hear.  Ellen Forradalom   Aug-30-08 07:43 PM   #185 
  - I've been here more than twice as long and  Raine   Aug-30-08 07:51 PM   #186 
  - I am proud  californiachill   Aug-31-08 06:59 AM   #192 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-31-08 07:01 AM   #193 
     - Women have been hearing "STFU" from your type for too long.  AmyCamus   Aug-31-08 08:47 AM   #199 
 

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