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trueblue2007 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-17-08 01:42 PM
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63. I just lost 10 people. One of them calls me STUPID for being a Democrat.
I will NOT be abused by a man!!!
I turned him into AOL and told everyone on my list that I won't talk about politics anymore and not to send me anything relating to the presidential race. One woman in CA says I should always keep an OPEN MIND. LOLOLOL.....meaning I should read THEIR crap but they don't want me to send them ANY mail relating to Obama.

What a bunch of sh*t friends.
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  -Anyone else have GOP Friends that they cannot even talk to anymore??? KansasVoter  Sep-17-08 10:11 AM   #0 
  - My father-in-law sigh..  ericgtr   Sep-17-08 10:12 AM   #1 
  - Both my father and father-in-law  bobbert   Sep-17-08 11:06 AM   #40 
  - I stopped talking to my last Repuke friend right after Katrina. n/t  IanDB1   Sep-17-08 10:13 AM   #2 
  - I just told a person I thought to be a friend to lose my email and phone  firedupdem   Sep-17-08 10:14 AM   #3 
  - Same here. An old "friend" was sending me garbage and I asked to take me off his address list.  AlinPA   Sep-17-08 10:19 AM   #12 
     - I just lost 10 people. One of them calls me STUPID for being a Democrat.  trueblue2007   Sep-17-08 01:42 PM   #63 
  - No...  cynatnite   Sep-17-08 10:14 AM   #4 
  - Invite many klan members over to watch football? I cannot fathom wanting to have  TooBigaTent   Sep-17-08 10:34 AM   #29 
     - I'm with you. Sometimes I feel like that makes me a bad person...  ContinentalOp   Sep-17-08 10:38 AM   #33 
     - That's uncalled for...  cynatnite   Sep-17-08 12:10 PM   #48 
     - So, the Manson Family loyalty trumps their behavior? And I should be perfectly happy with my  TooBigaTent   Sep-17-08 03:59 PM   #79 
     - Fine, do that.  olkaz   Sep-17-08 04:12 PM   #86 
     - Thank you, Olkaz.  Kajsa   Sep-17-08 05:45 PM   #106 
     - TooBigaTent has a point.  knixphan   Sep-17-08 04:51 PM   #95 
     - love trumps politics in our family. n/t  cynatnite   Sep-17-08 09:14 PM   #124 
     - He never said that his grandmother was racist and she  No Elephants   Sep-17-08 04:08 PM   #83 
     - Idiotic.  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Sep-17-08 12:11 PM   #49 
     - I agree.  Kajsa   Sep-17-08 05:47 PM   #108 
     - Slavery? Are you kidding?  wvbygod   Sep-17-08 01:06 PM   #53 
        - So politics does not really matter, at least not as much as not causing waves when confronted  TooBigaTent   Sep-17-08 04:05 PM   #82 
           - My grandmother is very conservative and overly religious...  cynatnite   Sep-17-08 09:46 PM   #127 
  - My own parents love the GOP and McLame so its hard not to talk to them  Jennicut   Sep-17-08 10:16 AM   #5 
  - I had a thread earlier today about a friend who changed their mind and is voting for McCain :(  rox63   Sep-17-08 10:16 AM   #6 
  - Sounds as though they have no mind of their own. Or, they lied to you to avoid confrontation, but  No Elephants   Sep-17-08 04:11 PM   #85 
     - Cost of living  rox63   Sep-17-08 04:56 PM   #96 
  - My Father. I've considered him a friend for many years  EnviroBat   Sep-17-08 10:17 AM   #7 
  - My father and brother..... we just don't talk politics anymore.....  scheming daemons   Sep-17-08 10:17 AM   #8 
  - I think I have to give up the View  bluedeminredstate   Sep-17-08 10:18 AM   #9 
  - I have a friend who I love like a father and he bleeds Republican.  elocs   Sep-17-08 10:18 AM   #10 
  - RE: A Good Friend  cjsmom44   Sep-17-08 10:18 AM   #11 
  - I'm also fed up with it. I don't need those kinds of people in my life.  AlinPA   Sep-17-08 10:21 AM   #15 
  - So what does she think of the "first dude" being a member of AIP?  madmom   Sep-17-08 10:22 AM   #19 
  - Obama and Hillary  No Elephants   Sep-17-08 04:25 PM   #90 
  - Can't talk with my dad or some of my friends.  Indiana_Dem   Sep-17-08 10:19 AM   #13 
  - Hey... we have the same friend!  kansasblue   Sep-17-08 10:20 AM   #14 
  - I have NO GOP friends. I couldn't. To me, it speaks to character.  tblue   Sep-17-08 10:21 AM   #16 
  - when you live in a red state & have rw family sometimes your options are more limited.  faithfulcitizen   Sep-17-08 05:45 PM   #107 
  - I Know Too Many Republicans Who Have Lost The Capacity For Independent Thought  Median Democrat   Sep-17-08 10:21 AM   #17 
  - I'm way beyond you. I talk to a very few Repub. relatives - and find that hard -  codjh9   Sep-17-08 10:22 AM   #18 
  - you are in kansas, i am in amarillo texas. YES.... i can no longer talk to these people  seabeyond   Sep-17-08 10:23 AM   #20 
  - yes.,.,and I'm wondering  CitizenPatriot   Sep-17-08 10:23 AM   #21 
  - Don't have any Republicans as friends -  GoneOffShore   Sep-17-08 10:25 AM   #22 
  - I hear ya  MelSC   Sep-17-08 10:28 AM   #23 
  - Oh my, you have my sympathies.  Oregonian   Sep-17-08 10:44 AM   #38 
  - go see this thread: truth makes GOPers more stupid  grasswire   Sep-17-08 10:29 AM   #24 
  - Perfect!! eom  KansasVoter   Sep-17-08 12:44 PM   #50 
  - Why waste time with repuke "friends" when life is so short. They are unsalvageable and the  TooBigaTent   Sep-17-08 10:29 AM   #25 
  - I think this is very important for all of us; Here's a solution  abumbyanyothername   Sep-17-08 10:32 AM   #26 
  - Oh man, do I wish I could do that.  ContinentalOp   Sep-17-08 10:41 AM   #36 
  - Why do we get angry or flustered?  abumbyanyothername   Sep-17-08 11:15 AM   #46 
     - Exactly ... fear is the mind killer  Eyes_wide_ open   Sep-17-08 08:59 PM   #121 
  - What an excellent post.  calmblueocean   Sep-17-08 04:35 PM   #92 
  - This is the way we're going to move our country ahead.  abumbyanyothername   Sep-17-08 04:39 PM   #94 
  - Great post  Eyes_wide_ open   Sep-17-08 09:04 PM   #122 
  - This is remarkably wise!  The Onyx Key   Sep-17-08 09:33 PM   #126 
  - Take the advice of the Obama campaign:  beachmom   Sep-17-08 10:33 AM   #27 
  - That's interesting and I'm not surprised that's  zidzi   Sep-17-08 09:22 PM   #125 
  - Yes, I don't know where they are getting their information, but something scared them.  Frustratedlady   Sep-17-08 10:34 AM   #28 
  - Husband's grandparents, my sisters......my brother from Wasilla.....nt  medicswife   Sep-17-08 10:35 AM   #30 
  - "brother from Wasilla" LOL! :)  faithfulcitizen   Sep-17-08 05:49 PM   #110 
  - I don't call them friends and I've cut off all communications with repuke relatives.  L0oniX   Sep-17-08 10:37 AM   #31 
  - Political discussion is now off limits with my Mother and Grandmother  SurfingAtWork   Sep-17-08 10:37 AM   #32 
  - My mother...  peace13   Sep-17-08 10:39 AM   #34 
  - Yep  dgibby   Sep-17-08 10:40 AM   #35 
  - EX - friends  JSK   Sep-17-08 10:41 AM   #37 
  - Send them this...  orwell   Sep-17-08 10:58 AM   #39 
  - I listen, and occasionally make a short comment.  flblu2   Sep-17-08 11:09 AM   #41 
  - Funny, I'm not getting the emails like 2004  Born_A_Truman   Sep-17-08 11:11 AM   #42 
  - I'm supposed to go to Chicago the first weekend in October for my  pdxmom   Sep-17-08 11:12 AM   #43 
  - There are People I Don't Talk Politics To  ribofunk   Sep-17-08 11:12 AM   #44 
  - Send him the good stuff about Obama... they have no idea unless they listen to him... It works!!  cags   Sep-17-08 11:13 AM   #45 
  - I haven't stopped talking to her, but we can NOT discuss politics.  genevat   Sep-17-08 11:17 AM   #47 
  - You need to ask the moron what SPECIFICALLY DIFFERENTIATES McCain from Bush -  bullwinkle428   Sep-17-08 12:49 PM   #51 
  - "ask the moron" and "race based"  wvbygod   Sep-17-08 01:16 PM   #56 
  - I know lots of Republicans who are good people, but I have one R friend that I wont waste my time on  mtnsnake   Sep-17-08 01:04 PM   #52 
  - Hey, at least your guy admits that Bush is a total fuckup. My  JenniferZ   Sep-17-08 01:07 PM   #54 
  - No.  wvbygod   Sep-17-08 01:10 PM   #55 
  - I was waiting for someone to say it. I have problems with some  Solomon   Sep-17-08 03:54 PM   #78 
  - My oldest and best friend  cleveramerican   Sep-17-08 01:20 PM   #57 
  - No, most of my Bushbot friends are just not voting this year.  budkin   Sep-17-08 01:21 PM   #58 
  - My repuke friends are all voting for Obama...  Labors of Hercules   Sep-17-08 01:22 PM   #59 
  - Cool...  ailsagirl   Sep-17-08 02:07 PM   #71 
  - My uncle (through marriage)  Obamarulz11   Sep-17-08 01:29 PM   #60 
  - A few people I work with  mokawanis   Sep-17-08 01:31 PM   #61 
  - Far too many ... and a good percentage of them are represented within my family/extended family.  ShortnFiery   Sep-17-08 01:33 PM   #62 
  - I tell all my RW friends that if we discuss politics we cannot discuss politicians  anonymous171   Sep-17-08 01:44 PM   #64 
  - That's a really interesting way to change things up.  calmblueocean   Sep-17-08 04:39 PM   #93 
     - Yep. It works too. Instead of arguing over whether McCain is too old or Obama is an "elitist"  anonymous171   Sep-17-08 05:23 PM   #99 
  - My two republican friends  leftynyc   Sep-17-08 01:44 PM   #65 
  - I don't even support small businesses run by McCain supporters these days...  polichick   Sep-17-08 01:51 PM   #66 
  - Life is much too short to waste in the company of republican pigs  mitchum   Sep-17-08 01:54 PM   #67 
  - Two of us ganged up on one republican friend.  graywarrior   Sep-17-08 01:56 PM   #68 
  - maybe that'll happen on 'The View'...  knixphan   Sep-17-08 05:25 PM   #101 
     - I doubt it.  graywarrior   Sep-17-08 07:46 PM   #117 
        - you can say that again-  knixphan   Sep-17-08 08:04 PM   #118 
  - My parents and brother in AZ but I'm in WA  d.amber   Sep-17-08 02:02 PM   #69 
  - I can proudly say I've never had a GOP friend... acquaintances,  ailsagirl   Sep-17-08 02:06 PM   #70 
  - Yes-my now ex-best friend and old college roommate. She used to be liberal but now  jenmito   Sep-17-08 02:09 PM   #72 
  - My best friend supports McCain.  Errrica   Sep-17-08 02:43 PM   #73 
  - Does his vote for McCain count less then the hardcore supporter?  debbierlus   Sep-17-08 04:22 PM   #88 
  - I have a simple solution for this crap  IWantAnyDem   Sep-17-08 02:45 PM   #74 
  - really?  busymom   Sep-17-08 04:27 PM   #91 
  - Nope--have a few that I don't discuss politics with, though.  kiva   Sep-17-08 02:56 PM   #75 
  - I gradually dumped all Republican friends because I lost respect for them.  Mzztakable   Sep-17-08 03:02 PM   #76 
  - ditto.  knixphan   Sep-17-08 05:34 PM   #103 
  - I can deal with actual conservatives and speak rationally  TheKentuckian   Sep-17-08 03:14 PM   #77 
  - I don't have any ...  Abugface   Sep-17-08 04:01 PM   #80 
  - This is my first Presidential election voting FOR someone, rather than AGAINST the  No Elephants   Sep-17-08 04:02 PM   #81 
  - No. But I cannot talk to friends who won't vote these days  Truth Hurts A Lot   Sep-17-08 04:08 PM   #84 
  - I have HAD it with them. I tell them they should be embarrassed  debbierlus   Sep-17-08 04:20 PM   #87 
  - These are absolutely the people to LISTEN to  busymom   Sep-17-08 04:24 PM   #89 
  - Two Words  knixphan   Sep-17-08 05:13 PM   #97 
  - I wish I could clone myself,  knixphan   Sep-17-08 05:21 PM   #98 
  - It nearly came to blows for me and my BIL. I'm surrounded by wingnuts and  Texas Explorer   Sep-17-08 05:25 PM   #100 
  - Hey fellow Texan... I don't know what BIL is, but I feel for you being surrounded  codjh9   Sep-17-08 05:49 PM   #109 
  - No good friends  mvd   Sep-17-08 05:27 PM   #102 
  - My in-laws. Almost all of them. Ignorant as hell, and most won't vote, but just love BO hate email.  faithfulcitizen   Sep-17-08 05:37 PM   #104 
  - Man, it's those 'I just don't like Obama' statements...  knixphan   Sep-17-08 05:39 PM   #105 
  - Yes, a rich white Republican lesbian that I know, who thinks Sarah Palin is the greatest thing ever.  the dogfish   Sep-17-08 06:09 PM   #111 
  - Probably 80 percent of my family.  TexasLady   Sep-17-08 06:11 PM   #112 
  - My whole family accept my mother. n/t  renie408   Sep-17-08 06:12 PM   #113 
  - I dumped all my GOP friends in 2004  progressiveforever   Sep-17-08 06:14 PM   #114 
  - lol, me too, I was going to say the same thing.  Bensthename   Sep-17-08 09:11 PM   #123 
  - We just don't talk politics anymore..  RoadRage   Sep-17-08 06:15 PM   #115 
  - For some, it's probably a good thing for overall health...  knixphan   Sep-17-08 07:14 PM   #116 
  - Hard as it is, sometimes relationships are more important than  JerseygirlCT   Sep-17-08 08:09 PM   #119 
  - No. We have interesting  Autumn   Sep-17-08 08:38 PM   #120 
  - Yes, my neighbor  Sugarcoated   Sep-17-08 10:07 PM   #128 
  - yes--and they are stupid  samuraiguppy   Sep-17-08 11:59 PM   #129 
  - No. Friendship is more important than politics.  MrSlayer   Sep-18-08 12:04 AM   #130 
  - I lost one to a vote for Bush in 2004.  D23MIURG23   Sep-18-08 12:10 AM   #131 
  - Just added another to the list  knixphan   Sep-18-08 06:40 PM   #132 
  - Bush just had bad luck. And Clinton just had good luck. Blah, blah, blah!  ZombieHorde   Sep-18-08 06:41 PM   #133 
  - Does divorcing a husband count?  Sisaruus   Sep-18-08 08:33 PM   #134 
 

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