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damonm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-24-09 12:06 PM
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10. See #4.
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  -What the hell's the problem with being hopeful? SidneyCarton  Feb-24-09 11:46 AM   #0 
  - No flame from me! I plan to remain hopeful.  firedupdem   Feb-24-09 11:49 AM   #1 
  - I'm sorry about your loss.  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 11:52 AM   #2 
  - Firedup, I am so sorry to read about your sister.  Number23   Feb-24-09 05:14 PM   #44 
  - I like your rant! K&R.  SunsetDreams   Feb-24-09 11:54 AM   #3 
  - No offense - just applause.  damonm   Feb-24-09 11:57 AM   #4 
  - Perhaps if Pres. Obama was working toward progressive goals. it would be useful to hope  T Wolf   Feb-24-09 11:57 AM   #5 
  - Fair enough, but I have to wonder then, why bother?  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 12:00 PM   #6 
  - I just do not have hope in THIS administration - that it will accomplish much in the way  T Wolf   Feb-24-09 12:08 PM   #14 
     - As my own dissatisfaction has been entertained this morning,  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 12:11 PM   #16 
        - You want a list? Here is a partial one...  T Wolf   Feb-24-09 12:23 PM   #23 
           - Most of this will have a chance of happening...  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 12:28 PM   #26 
  - Wow!! Obama still has 98% of his first term left, and you've given up hope.  Dawgs   Feb-24-09 12:05 PM   #9 
  - that one never had hope, let alone support  Uzybone   Feb-24-09 12:08 PM   #13 
     - Post 4 nails the problem here.  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 12:09 PM   #15 
     - Obama will not FAIL. He will succeed in keeping the US safely in the hands of the  T Wolf   Feb-24-09 12:11 PM   #17 
        - and you know this because?  SunsetDreams   Feb-24-09 12:13 PM   #18 
        - You know this after five weeks?  Dawgs   Feb-24-09 12:15 PM   #20 
        - We also used to stand for...  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 12:18 PM   #22 
  - And cue the delusional hope-bashing.  TheWraith   Feb-24-09 12:58 PM   #36 
  - Hope Bashing, as You Refer to It  On the Road   Feb-24-09 12:02 PM   #7 
  - It is a matter of balance.  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 12:07 PM   #11 
  - "The basis of optimism is sheer terror." ~Oscar Wilde n/t  AtomicKitten   Feb-24-09 12:04 PM   #8 
  - See #4.  damonm   Feb-24-09 12:06 PM   #10 
  - ...  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 12:08 PM   #12 
     - We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. ~Oscar Wilde :) n/t  AtomicKitten   Feb-24-09 12:13 PM   #19 
        - Aaah, thanks, that makes good sense.  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 12:16 PM   #21 
  - "in the unlikely story that is america  mopinko   Feb-24-09 12:24 PM   #24 
  - K&RRRRRRRRRRRRRRR  renate   Feb-24-09 12:24 PM   #25 
  - Exactly. n/t  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 12:30 PM   #28 
  - Depends on what you're hoping for.  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-24-09 12:28 PM   #27 
  - Sage advice.  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 12:34 PM   #29 
  - So, for example, we should be satisfied that children from poor families that cannot  T Wolf   Feb-24-09 12:59 PM   #37 
     - No, it means that you should back candidates who share your views.  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-24-09 01:19 PM   #41 
  - Hope like love lives in the heart - there is no stock market trading on it - Thank God!  1776Forever   Feb-24-09 12:35 PM   #30 
  - Hope was good during the campaign. But, as a word it is weak.  tekisui   Feb-24-09 12:35 PM   #31 
  - As a man once said "faith without works, is dead"  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 12:42 PM   #33 
  - Hope with an eye on reality.  Gregorian   Feb-24-09 12:36 PM   #32 
  - I agree with you.  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 12:44 PM   #34 
     - Yes. Mystery.  Gregorian   Feb-24-09 12:55 PM   #35 
  - Nothing, in fact, we have to be more positive now  treestar   Feb-24-09 01:03 PM   #38 
  - I'm not one of the hope-bashers, but...  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Feb-24-09 01:06 PM   #39 
  - Agreed, I advocate hope tempered by reality.  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 01:15 PM   #40 
     - Agreed in full.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Feb-24-09 01:30 PM   #42 
  - No flaming here  Blue Gardener   Feb-24-09 04:19 PM   #43 
  - False hope is as American as apple pie ...  GeorgeGist   Feb-25-09 07:39 AM   #45 
 

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