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Political_Junkie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-30-08 05:17 PM
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14. that's a good term, Cali, word salad.
I've never heard that one before, it fits! Better than I could come up with! I was just speechless.
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  -Obama's Critics From the Left: As Wrong as His Critics From the Right babylonsister  Nov-30-08 04:59 PM   #0 
  - SECULAR = CONSTITUTION = AMERICAN = ALWAYS RIGHT  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 05:01 PM   #1 
  - The sad thing is, I don't think you are joking.  GarbagemanLB   Nov-30-08 05:05 PM   #3 
  - I'm not, in this sense:  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 05:10 PM   #9 
     - no, the country is not founded on 'religious fundamentalism'  cali   Nov-30-08 05:26 PM   #20 
        - It's founded on secular fundamentalism.  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 05:43 PM   #24 
           - bullshit. fundamentalism is, by its nature, diametrically opposed to  cali   Nov-30-08 05:49 PM   #28 
              - Lesson 2:  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 05:52 PM   #29 
                 - Making crap up again.  cali   Nov-30-08 05:58 PM   #35 
                 - So... Religious fundamentalists do or do not interpret the Bible?  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 05:59 PM   #36 
                    - religioujs fundamentalists, by and large, adhere to their particular  cali   Nov-30-08 06:04 PM   #43 
                    - Who feeds them?  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 06:08 PM   #47 
                    - I'm not aware of any mainstream Christian denomination  LanternWaste   Dec-01-08 12:53 PM   #106 
                 - Secular Fundamentalism?  SidneyCarton   Dec-01-08 01:43 PM   #107 
  - word salad.  cali   Nov-30-08 05:08 PM   #8 
  - That's because you don't understand the Constitution.  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 05:11 PM   #10 
  - no, it's because  cali   Nov-30-08 05:13 PM   #12 
  - The Constituion will never make sense to somebody like you.  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 05:14 PM   #13 
     - lol. not your twisted interpretation of it  cali   Nov-30-08 05:21 PM   #17 
        - Would you like to give an example? ...Of course not. You're Cali.  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 05:22 PM   #18 
           - you haven't given an example of what I don't understand and YOU  cali   Nov-30-08 05:24 PM   #19 
              - You have a problem with my post.  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 05:45 PM   #26 
                 - fundamentalism is about blind adherence to doctrine, be it religious  cali   Nov-30-08 05:55 PM   #32 
                 - Nonsense.  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 05:57 PM   #34 
                    - more word salad and putting words in my mouth.  cali   Nov-30-08 05:59 PM   #37 
                       - fundamentalism:  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 06:02 PM   #40 
                 - You're correct why?  kevinds13   Dec-01-08 09:10 AM   #100 
  - If you think a common sense article like that is "stupid"  HughMoran   Nov-30-08 05:35 PM   #22 
     - Anybody who thinks secularism should make concessions to religious fundamentalism  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 05:48 PM   #27 
        - Hear, hear. Secularism is the only thing that ever allows societies to thrive.  Zhade   Nov-30-08 05:54 PM   #31 
        - Fuckin' A.  Jim Sagle   Nov-30-08 06:05 PM   #46 
        - except no one has suggested any such thing.  cali   Nov-30-08 06:03 PM   #41 
           - It's a infantile technique - accuse you of being Satan when you're discussing jaywalking  HughMoran   Nov-30-08 06:17 PM   #50 
              - Aren't you the guy who just jaywalked this Satan onto your ignore list?  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 06:18 PM   #51 
  - that's a good term, Cali, word salad.  Political_Junkie   Nov-30-08 05:17 PM   #14 
     - It's been around a long time - it often refers to schizophrenics' reading and writing ability.  Zhade   Nov-30-08 05:56 PM   #33 
     - it's a misuse of a real term in psychology...  tomp   Nov-30-08 09:06 PM   #66 
  - I think you are taking "secular fundamentalism" out of context  Hippo_Tron   Nov-30-08 10:24 PM   #70 
  - Given that Team Rookie was the alternative, I'm mostly fine with his appointments.  BlooInBloo   Nov-30-08 05:03 PM   #2 
  - Good article... liked this  OKNancy   Nov-30-08 05:05 PM   #4 
  - One word describes Obama: pragmatic. He won't be a liberal version of George Bush, and  GarbagemanLB   Nov-30-08 05:06 PM   #5 
  - yep  AndrewP   Nov-30-08 07:18 PM   #58 
  - I agree with every word. k&r  sufrommich   Nov-30-08 05:06 PM   #6 
  - I am not happy about Gates. The rest are fine as far as we know at this point.  MasonJar   Nov-30-08 05:07 PM   #7 
  - Im just the opposite  DJ13   Nov-30-08 05:18 PM   #15 
  - It shouldn't be "Who" that we are interested in, it should be "What".....  FrenchieCat   Nov-30-08 05:13 PM   #11 
  - off to the greatest page with ya! Progressive Fundamentalism  wyldwolf   Nov-30-08 05:19 PM   #16 
  - Good article.  HughMoran   Nov-30-08 05:31 PM   #21 
  - Why is it that these missives fall apart in the first paragraph?  Warren Stupidity   Nov-30-08 05:40 PM   #23 
  - you've got a point  cali   Nov-30-08 05:45 PM   #25 
  - I agree there are some second tier appointments  Warren Stupidity   Nov-30-08 06:01 PM   #39 
     - that seems to be the game. nt  tomp   Nov-30-08 09:08 PM   #67 
  - Also, by accepting the author's framework,  Qibing Zero   Nov-30-08 08:24 PM   #65 
  - Why does it matter unless you and others are reaching for a reason to criticize him?  stevenleser   Nov-30-08 11:03 PM   #74 
     - That point is almost irrelevant to his thesis  Warren Stupidity   Dec-01-08 06:24 AM   #91 
        - Warren, you said it  dana_b   Dec-01-08 11:35 AM   #103 
  - I don't have a problem with him reaching out - I have a problem if those he reaches out to...  Zhade   Nov-30-08 05:53 PM   #30 
  - As a non-ideological independent myself....  Number23   Nov-30-08 06:00 PM   #38 
  - fundamentally anti-ideological?  Warren Stupidity   Nov-30-08 06:03 PM   #42 
  - And I think the author's (and my) point is that as a result  Number23   Nov-30-08 06:41 PM   #55 
     - The argument is false at it's base, though  Qibing Zero   Nov-30-08 08:21 PM   #64 
        - Could not disagree more  Number23   Nov-30-08 10:55 PM   #72 
           - Were you incapacitated for the run up to Afghanistan and Iraq? (nt)  Qibing Zero   Dec-01-08 12:05 AM   #81 
              - Did you lose your sight every time millions turned out in the streets to protest those wars?  Number23   Dec-01-08 12:33 AM   #83 
                 - No one's talking about the general populace here.  Qibing Zero   Dec-01-08 01:57 AM   #88 
                    - Just as I thought  Number23   Dec-01-08 02:19 AM   #90 
  - I'm glad people keep on pointing out all the horrible nonsense in this stupid article.  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 06:28 PM   #54 
  - Schaeffer has it wrong.  bvar22   Nov-30-08 06:05 PM   #44 
  - Perfect explanation, bvar22. I'll add that the author is name-calling and making up a storyline.  w4rma   Nov-30-08 07:10 PM   #57 
  - Yes, the Iraq War issue is huge  Qibing Zero   Nov-30-08 07:41 PM   #61 
  - Hot damn! GREAT post! Thank you! You speak for me. I'd like to add just one more thing:  scarletwoman   Nov-30-08 10:04 PM   #69 
  - None of the issues you raised has anything to do with cabinet picks or whether those  stevenleser   Nov-30-08 11:07 PM   #75 
  - if the pick doesn't have anything to do with the direction....  tomp   Dec-01-08 08:02 AM   #92 
  - direct and well stated. thanks n/t  dana_b   Dec-01-08 11:41 AM   #104 
  - So this guy is saying that those who criticize Obama are like fundamentalists?  MN Against Bush   Nov-30-08 06:05 PM   #45 
  - Please allow me to post more from this piece, which I may have missed...  DeepModem Mom   Nov-30-08 06:11 PM   #48 
  - That's really a sick little excerpt.  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 06:15 PM   #49 
  - venomous would be the word, or mccarthyite. nt  tomp   Dec-01-08 08:07 AM   #93 
  - As I said, the opening paragraph established the faulty premise for  Warren Stupidity   Nov-30-08 06:20 PM   #52 
  - Yep, that's about the size of it...  SidneyCarton   Dec-01-08 01:50 PM   #108 
  - The far left can be just a bad as the far right  gravity   Nov-30-08 06:28 PM   #53 
  - The Far Left needs to remember what FDR said: "ya, well make me do it" ...  Impeachment_Monkey   Nov-30-08 07:07 PM   #56 
  - I could be wrong, but I think that Schaeffer has a distorted view of our current concerns.  IndyOp   Nov-30-08 07:19 PM   #59 
  - I dont think that he does...  stevenleser   Nov-30-08 11:13 PM   #77 
     - that's because you're not coming from the progressive left.  tomp   Dec-01-08 08:17 AM   #94 
        - Oh yes I am. If you list what the progressive agenda is, that is where I am...  stevenleser   Dec-01-08 04:57 PM   #109 
  - How sickening  Qibing Zero   Nov-30-08 07:30 PM   #60 
  - Yeah, right.  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 07:56 PM   #63 
  - You are measuring cabinet picks against the Iraq war?  stevenleser   Nov-30-08 11:00 PM   #73 
     - The argument is flawed, no matter what it's used for  Qibing Zero   Dec-01-08 12:21 AM   #82 
  - One Disagreement  tonycinla   Nov-30-08 07:53 PM   #62 
  - Don't paint us all with the same brush  agentS   Nov-30-08 09:35 PM   #68 
  - One big thing to keep in mind, Bush would have looked like a centrist at this point  ShadowLiberal   Nov-30-08 10:43 PM   #71 
  - Great OP-ED. Loved reading this  BrentTaylor   Nov-30-08 11:12 PM   #76 
  - K&R, great OP, great article by Schaeffer...  stevenleser   Nov-30-08 11:28 PM   #78 
  - If both the far right thinks that you are too far left and the far left thinks that you are  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-30-08 11:31 PM   #79 
  - that's just abominably stupid...  tomp   Dec-01-08 08:21 AM   #95 
  - I have no problem with Obama reaching out to those on the right  MadHound   Nov-30-08 11:42 PM   #80 
  - I find that article by Schaeffer insulting to intelligent Democrats.  madfloridian   Dec-01-08 12:45 AM   #84 
  - the problem isn't that he has reached out to the right  leftofthedial   Dec-01-08 12:51 AM   #85 
  - excellent article  concerned canadian   Dec-01-08 12:58 AM   #86 
  - Ummm, there is only one small problem with all this.  anaxarchos   Dec-01-08 01:04 AM   #87 
  - It's a shame that this is the information which will turn people against him  Qibing Zero   Dec-01-08 02:02 AM   #89 
     - i sincerly doubt any centrist minds here are going to be changed.  tomp   Dec-01-08 08:26 AM   #96 
     - The source matters.  anaxarchos   Dec-01-08 09:00 AM   #98 
  - Good read.  Beacool   Dec-01-08 08:31 AM   #97 
  - I try not to be too hard on Frank  Bluenorthwest   Dec-01-08 09:04 AM   #99 
  - Sigh. Not even reading this article. Tired of seeing people lecturing others on how  Mass   Dec-01-08 09:15 AM   #101 
  - remarkable  Two Americas   Dec-01-08 11:14 AM   #102 
  - What about praise from the right  Orwellian_Ghost   Dec-01-08 12:42 PM   #105 
     - Case closed.  bvar22   Dec-01-08 05:05 PM   #110 

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