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LostinVA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-18-08 07:24 AM
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30. I LOVE the "being a victim" meme when people want equal rights

That's soooooo 1954.
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  -I'm not in a constant state of self-righteous indignation. Can I cut it as a Progessive? Walter Sobchak  Dec-18-08 01:33 AM   #0 
  - If you are offended by everything or by nothing Obama does  jobycom   Dec-18-08 01:36 AM   #1 
  - Let me guess, you're straight, aren't you?  haruka3_2000   Dec-18-08 01:38 AM   #2 
  - Broad brush much?  Obama_for_our_future   Dec-18-08 01:40 AM   #4 
  - Well, considering Warren is homophobic, sexist, and anti-semitic  haruka3_2000   Dec-18-08 01:42 AM   #5 
     - Well, I don't like the Warren choice at all.  Walter Sobchak   Dec-18-08 01:54 AM   #13 
     - You forgot Misogynistic. nt  tsuki   Dec-18-08 07:40 AM   #33 
     - Warren is also anti-atheist, anti-buddhist, anti-muslim, anti-racial minorities  ROh70   Dec-18-08 07:47 AM   #36 
        - Why look, it's the just-banned Renegade08's sockpuppet!  LostinVA   Dec-18-08 08:14 AM   #39 
           - !!!!  PelosiFan   Dec-18-08 10:25 AM   #45 
  - Walter Sobchak is a character from The Big Lebowski /nt  jberryhill   Dec-18-08 02:12 AM   #16 
     - she's obviously not a golfer.  NatBurner   Dec-18-08 09:44 AM   #42 
        - Shut the fuck up, Donny. nt  PeterU   Dec-18-08 12:22 PM   #64 
  - It's simple, really.  fiziwig   Dec-18-08 01:39 AM   #3 
  - Not me. I'm going for what will work, and that remains to be seen.  babylonsister   Dec-18-08 01:44 AM   #6 
  - Dunno,  elleng   Dec-18-08 01:45 AM   #7 
  - Sorry, Walter. You don't cut it.  scheming daemons   Dec-18-08 01:50 AM   #8 
  - Well, have you had your pulse checked lately? Might be a place to start.  sfexpat2000   Dec-18-08 01:50 AM   #9 
  - Being a victim seems to be important  ObamaVision   Dec-18-08 01:52 AM   #10 
  - Exactly. n/t  scheming daemons   Dec-18-08 01:54 AM   #12 
  - Sucking up to right wing bigots is not forward motion.  sfexpat2000   Dec-18-08 01:56 AM   #14 
  - I LOVE the "being a victim" meme when people want equal rights  LostinVA   Dec-18-08 07:24 AM   #30 
  - caring abou civil rights is wallowing in the past? what an asinine and not progressive)thing to say.  bettyellen   Dec-18-08 07:31 AM   #31 
  - I'll try to clear that up for you. See, it's bad enough they have to bring religion into the whole  GreenPartyVoter   Dec-18-08 07:58 AM   #38 
  - not wallowing in the past, recognizing the present  LanternWaste   Dec-18-08 09:39 AM   #41 
  - Nope. sorry. Anyone with even a sliver of happiness in their lives is disqualified....  BlooInBloo   Dec-18-08 01:52 AM   #11 
  - There's no hope for you. Self-immolation is the answer.  TreasonousBastard   Dec-18-08 02:02 AM   #15 
  - Do you have issues you care about?  boppers   Dec-18-08 02:15 AM   #17 
  - Kucinich is the answer to every question.......  rvablue   Dec-18-08 02:35 AM   #18 
  - If you are not properly outraged, then you are a bigot/racist/homophobe,  Dr_eldritch   Dec-18-08 02:59 AM   #19 
  - And people wonder why Democrats throw away perfectly good election seasons..  mwei924   Dec-18-08 05:23 AM   #24 
  - Let me see  gaspee   Dec-18-08 04:33 AM   #20 
  - I guess not. Being a progressive requires a constant state of outrage.  mwei924   Dec-18-08 04:35 AM   #21 
  - Bogus premise -- all indignation is "self-righteous" sayeth Sobchak, under a bridge  judasdisney   Dec-18-08 05:18 AM   #22 
  - If you can't be outraged by the Warren pick, then I think you're not a liberal OR a Progressive  LostinVA   Dec-18-08 05:19 AM   #23 
  - Walter... it's a cult  wyldwolf   Dec-18-08 05:36 AM   #25 
  - I would advise not learning it  quaker bill   Dec-18-08 06:21 AM   #26 
  - It has more to do with individual personalities than ideology.  rucky   Dec-18-08 06:24 AM   #27 
  - exactly right! It's a personality type, not an ideological one  wyldwolf   Dec-18-08 07:44 AM   #35 
  - So progressives are self righteous unless they agree with everything?  mmonk   Dec-18-08 06:38 AM   #28 
  - Thank you for voting Dem eventhough you are clealy not progressive  dmordue   Dec-18-08 07:15 AM   #29 
  - this thread is disgusting in it's condesending.. offensive, divisve and NOT PROGRESSIVE.  bettyellen   Dec-18-08 07:32 AM   #32 
  - No. Turn in your decoder ring to the hall monitor.  bunkerbuster1   Dec-18-08 07:42 AM   #34 
  - The dude runs a church where women aren't allowed to be bosses.  crispini   Dec-18-08 07:48 AM   #37 
  - I find people that are constantly looking for BS to be outraged about annoying.  Odin2005   Dec-18-08 08:45 AM   #40 
  - You also seem to be in possession of a sense of humor.  cwydro   Dec-18-08 10:04 AM   #43 
  - If you've never screamed "homophobe!!" at anyone you're not a progressive.  JenniferZ   Dec-18-08 10:10 AM   #44 
  - This choice IS a slap in the face.  PelosiFan   Dec-18-08 10:27 AM   #46 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-18-08 11:43 AM   #47 
  - WHY THE FUCK IS THIS POST STILL HERE?????????????  JenniferZ   Dec-18-08 12:19 PM   #62 
  - The difference between a liberal and a progressive.  JamesA1102   Dec-18-08 11:48 AM   #48 
  - I would LOVE a link to that definition --I doubt it exists  LostinVA   Dec-18-08 11:49 AM   #49 
     - The entire DU these days is a link. nt  JamesA1102   Dec-18-08 11:50 AM   #51 
     - Nope, not an answer: link please?  LostinVA   Dec-18-08 12:02 PM   #55 
        - OK  JamesA1102   Dec-18-08 02:45 PM   #68 
     - here ya go  wyldwolf   Dec-18-08 11:59 AM   #53 
  - Yesterday I felt like a right winger  Jennicut   Dec-18-08 11:49 AM   #50 
  - And I guess it's okay now to tell people to die here.  JenniferZ   Dec-18-08 12:07 PM   #60 
     - I don't know what to think.  Jennicut   Dec-18-08 12:10 PM   #61 
     - For Fuck Sake The OP Was Asking How To Get Into A Different Place  Binka   Dec-18-08 01:13 PM   #67 
  - You know, ...  ljm2002   Dec-18-08 11:56 AM   #52 
  - Such a good, thoughtful post  LostinVA   Dec-18-08 12:03 PM   #56 
  - This is an EXCELLENT post.  Bluebear   Dec-18-08 12:03 PM   #57 
  - Right on n.t  rockymountaindem   Dec-18-08 12:06 PM   #59 
  - Or maybe some people are just capable of realizing that Barack Obama, just like any other  Walter Sobchak   Dec-18-08 12:51 PM   #65 
     - So, because we recognize that he is a human being...  ljm2002   Dec-18-08 12:56 PM   #66 
  - If your personal philosophy is not founded on IDEALS,  bvar22   Dec-18-08 12:01 PM   #54 
  - This thread is self-righteous - get over yourself.  polichick   Dec-18-08 12:05 PM   #58 
     - I like it when we're on the same side  LostinVA   Dec-18-08 12:21 PM   #63 

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