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ShortnFiery Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-23-09 11:56 AM
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29. Yeah, but people who are SPONSORED by Chuck Schumer and other DLCers are NOT for the middle
class, i.e., big business and military industrial complex supporting right-wing democrats.

We don't need to move our party ANY FURTHER to the right. We're already abandoning the middle class in favor of "business" and it's VILE. :puke:
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  -Mitt Gillibrand just pulled a Romney on gun control in her press confrence FLAprogressive  Jan-23-09 11:39 AM   #0 
  - She was very crafty in those remarks, no real change in position - she's ass covering. -eom  Justitia   Jan-23-09 11:40 AM   #1 
  - I agree. She mentioned Maloney saying she, Gillibrand, would do a great job if chosen,  heraldsqure   Jan-23-09 11:48 AM   #15 
     - I'm against gun control and pro-Howard Dean. And Kirsten Gillibrand stinks.  FLAprogressive   Jan-23-09 11:53 AM   #26 
  - It works if you want to get elected. nt  Captain Hilts   Jan-23-09 11:40 AM   #2 
  - I am in no way supporting her, but I have always wondered if an elected.  BrklynLiberal   Jan-23-09 11:42 AM   #3 
  - Things political leaders can do to resolve this are use their leadership skills to build concensus  Aloha Spirit   Jan-23-09 11:46 AM   #8 
  - she's not that great of a public speaker.  FLAprogressive   Jan-23-09 11:46 AM   #9 
  - I happen to think a Rep. should vote the wishes of their constituents.  napi21   Jan-23-09 11:50 AM   #21 
  - She pulled a Mitt Romney on gay marriage and soon will be anti-Bush tax cuts, no doubt.  ClarkUSA   Jan-23-09 11:43 AM   #4 
  - If by "soon be" you mean "already is." nt  Occam Bandage   Jan-23-09 11:47 AM   #10 
     - She supported the Bush tax cuts in her run for congress.  FLAprogressive   Jan-23-09 11:47 AM   #12 
     - According the MSNBC and her own record, she favors EXTENDING the Bush tax cuts  ClarkUSA   Jan-23-09 11:56 AM   #28 
  - I don't understand why Caroline McCarthy would be a good choice for Senate in NY.  Bleachers7   Jan-23-09 11:44 AM   #5 
  - true. McCarthy is a gun grabber. She's also anti-middle class. Both are stinky new dems  FLAprogressive   Jan-23-09 11:45 AM   #7 
     - You sure are obsessed with guns.  Stellabella   Jan-23-09 12:20 PM   #43 
     - Yes. I support immediate withdrawl from Iraq, full LGBT marriage equality, single payer health care,  FLAprogressive   Jan-23-09 12:23 PM   #44 
     - McCarthy isn't new  Bleachers7   Jan-24-09 09:09 AM   #58 
  - I'm setting aside some money now for her democratic challenger in the 2010 Primary.  ShortnFiery   Jan-23-09 11:45 AM   #6 
  - I think she deserves "as much scrutiny" as the pro-clinton/schumer thugs gave to Caroline Kennedy.  ShortnFiery   Jan-23-09 11:47 AM   #11 
  - I agree!  FLAprogressive   Jan-23-09 11:47 AM   #13 
  - Go for it. If she turns out anything near as incompetent as CK is,  Occam Bandage   Jan-23-09 11:50 AM   #19 
  - At least she has a record to scrutinize.  heraldsqure   Jan-23-09 11:51 AM   #23 
     - Yeah, one whole term.  ShortnFiery   Jan-23-09 12:05 PM   #39 
  - and having AL D'AMATO next to her is very worrisome...  Roberto1223   Jan-23-09 11:48 AM   #14 
  - That's her former boss and friend of the family. -eom  Justitia   Jan-23-09 11:49 AM   #17 
  - This is hilarious.  Occam Bandage   Jan-23-09 11:48 AM   #16 
  - "Strong liberal history"? She has two years in congress....hardly enough "history"  FLAprogressive   Jan-23-09 11:49 AM   #18 
  - Heh. You'd be complaining if it were Barbara Boxer's identical twin.  Occam Bandage   Jan-23-09 11:51 AM   #22 
     - Well actually she sounds more like Dianne Feinstein's twin  nolabels   Jan-23-09 02:06 PM   #54 
  - I guess if she had lost her race for the House by taking 100% progressive positions,  heraldsqure   Jan-23-09 11:50 AM   #20 
  - No, because then she'd be "a proven failure who can't bring people together."  Occam Bandage   Jan-23-09 11:51 AM   #24 
  - delete - wrong place  polichick   Jan-23-09 12:38 PM   #45 
  - I wonder if she'll switch her position on telecom immunity too?  FLAprogressive   Jan-23-09 11:52 AM   #25 
  - Al Gore used to be pro-life, Obama used to support gay marriage  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-23-09 11:54 AM   #27 
  - Yeah, but people who are SPONSORED by Chuck Schumer and other DLCers are NOT for the middle  ShortnFiery   Jan-23-09 11:56 AM   #29 
     - There is nothing in her career whatsoever that is pro-big-business. nt  Occam Bandage   Jan-23-09 12:00 PM   #32 
        - other than the fact that Princess Mitt's daddy is a GOP lobbyist.  FLAprogressive   Jan-23-09 12:03 PM   #36 
        - And Cynthia McKinney's father is a raging anti-Semite. So? Doesn't mean anything.  Occam Bandage   Jan-23-09 12:04 PM   #38 
        - Obama's father wasn't exactly involved in his life, but he seems to be a wonderful father to Sasha &  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-23-09 01:58 PM   #53 
        - Under Chuckie Schumer's tutelage, she will be making up for lost time ... like all DLCers.  ShortnFiery   Jan-23-09 12:04 PM   #37 
           - So the problem isn't that she's done anything wrong, it's that she might later.  Occam Bandage   Jan-23-09 12:05 PM   #41 
  - so she can't praise another congressperson even if she disagrees with her on an issue?  WI_DEM   Jan-23-09 11:58 AM   #30 
  - There's something wrong with serving your constituents???  chascarrillo   Jan-23-09 11:58 AM   #31 
  - so that's what flip-flopping is called now  FLAprogressive   Jan-23-09 12:00 PM   #33 
     - you accused her of serving her constituents. I fail to see that as a bad thing.  chascarrillo   Jan-23-09 02:16 PM   #55 
  - Waffling on a Constitutional issue doesn't inspire  TheKentuckian   Jan-23-09 12:00 PM   #34 
  - yup she's now turning into a gun grabber  FLAprogressive   Jan-23-09 12:01 PM   #35 
  - sad... there need to be more progressives who support gun rights, it gets lonely sometimes  camera obscura   Jan-23-09 12:05 PM   #40 
  - I agree. Gillibrand isn't progressive and apparently she doesn't support gun rights anymore  FLAprogressive   Jan-23-09 12:08 PM   #42 
     - I see no evidence so far that she doesn't support gun rights.  benEzra   Jan-23-09 08:21 PM   #57 
  - Good - I'm sick of Americans clinging to their guns and Bibles. :)  polichick   Jan-23-09 12:39 PM   #46 
  - Same here  AndrewP   Jan-23-09 01:21 PM   #52 
  - So, now she's evil because she has the right positions.  geek tragedy   Jan-23-09 12:40 PM   #47 
  - She was pro-gun control (bad!) now she's anti-gun control.  FLAprogressive   Jan-23-09 12:41 PM   #48 
     - You're acting surprised that politicians act like  geek tragedy   Jan-23-09 12:55 PM   #49 
  - She's not ignorant to hunters  Life Long Dem   Jan-23-09 01:09 PM   #50 
  - Quite right.  benEzra   Jan-23-09 08:17 PM   #56 
  - You sound EXACTLY like Sandy Treadwell, the Right Wing nut who tried to unseat her last Fall  mtnsnake   Jan-23-09 01:13 PM   #51 
  - wasn't her statement consistent with her vote in the House last term? nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-09 12:10 PM   #59 
 

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