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139. Did you vote for Nader?
If not, why not?

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  -Why not Ralph Nader's idea to solve the financial meltdown? brentspeak  Apr-08-09 07:46 PM   #0 
  - Isn't it all going to go down anyway? We're giving them a chance to pull at least some of THEIR  patrice   Apr-08-09 07:54 PM   #1 
  - Saint Ralph, Will Swoop Down In His Holy Corvair And Save Us All!!  dionysus   Apr-09-09 08:21 AM   #2 
  - So who would you trust more as Treasury Sec? Wall Streets representative or Ralph Nader  Better Believe It   Apr-09-09 08:39 AM   #3 
     - I'd rather not have that bag of douche in charge of anything. ralph is all about ralph and his ego.  dionysus   Apr-09-09 09:01 AM   #4 
     - You don't know what the fuck you're talking about. I've known Ralph  salguine   Apr-09-09 10:12 AM   #13 
        - fuck nader. ralph sold out to his ego long ago. pimping the lie that both parties are the same did  dionysus   Apr-09-09 10:25 AM   #14 
        - I love how you engage the issues here  kenfrequed   Apr-09-09 10:56 AM   #18 
        - ralph knows that he only exists to sap democratic votes. if you've bought into his shtick, i feel  dionysus   Apr-09-09 11:03 AM   #20 
           - A vote isn't "Democratic" until it is cast for a Democrat.  Romulox   Apr-09-09 11:05 AM   #23 
           - i do like how ralph takes money from right wingers to underminethe dems...  dionysus   Apr-09-09 11:09 AM   #31 
           - Some Dems need to be undermined (Evan Bayh, e.g.) nt  Romulox   Apr-09-09 11:11 AM   #35 
           - i'm with you on that point. the 15 "conservadems" need to go.  dionysus   Apr-09-09 11:12 AM   #36 
           - What about all of the Republican money given to Obama and John Kerry?  Better Believe It   Apr-09-09 11:38 AM   #40 
           - the difference would be, purposely obtuse one;  dionysus   Apr-09-09 02:13 PM   #64 
           - The difference is that the vast majority of Obama's and Kerry's contributions came from DEMOCRATS  karynnj   Apr-09-09 09:06 PM   #112 
           - Hhmm. I thought a lot of right wingers contributed to Obama's campaign.  avaistheone1   Apr-09-09 12:13 PM   #45 
              - oh yes, obama was totally funded by the RWers....  dionysus   Apr-09-09 12:52 PM   #50 
                 - You are the one who used the word "totally".  avaistheone1   Apr-09-09 01:42 PM   #52 
                    - i don't consider anyone who supports nader to be credible...  dionysus   Apr-09-09 01:51 PM   #55 
                       - ha  reggie the dog   Apr-09-09 05:20 PM   #78 
                          - no more so than any ralph nader advocate...  dionysus   Apr-09-09 06:17 PM   #92 
                             - Well at least Ralph Nader stands for something more than himself.  avaistheone1   Apr-10-09 12:15 AM   #129 
                             - what about Nader  reggie the dog   Apr-10-09 02:08 AM   #131 
           - maybe your to stupid to understand dilution.  mkultra   Apr-09-09 07:43 PM   #106 
              - "Your to stupid"! Ha ha ha! The irony is too delicious!!! LOL!  Bonobo   Apr-10-09 04:35 AM   #132 
                 - LOLOL!  Romulox   Apr-10-09 07:04 AM   #135 
           - Oh really?  kenfrequed   Apr-09-09 11:32 AM   #39 
           - Here's a news flash for you, chick pea...There are no "Democratic" votes. There are no  salguine   Apr-09-09 12:03 PM   #43 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-09-09 12:51 PM   #49 
              - Not everyone who voted for Nader is/was an idiot. I know that's  salguine   Apr-09-09 01:45 PM   #53 
              - if you say so...  dionysus   Apr-09-09 01:53 PM   #56 
                 - What's funny? Do you have a sensible and reasoned counter-argument, or are you  salguine   Apr-09-09 02:02 PM   #58 
                 - naderites are funny. their holier-than-thou shtick is awesome. did you vote for him?  dionysus   Apr-09-09 02:05 PM   #59 
                    - How so? Examples? (see previous post)  salguine   Apr-09-09 02:10 PM   #62 
                       - you're providing the evidence...  dionysus   Apr-09-09 02:11 PM   #63 
                          - Again, you offer nothing. The Emperor is naked, folks! This has become  salguine   Apr-09-09 02:25 PM   #67 
                             - have a nice day, nader voter...  dionysus   Apr-09-09 02:25 PM   #68 
                                - Did I vote for Nader? I don't recall that.  salguine   Apr-09-09 02:36 PM   #69 
                                - you give a pretty good impression that you did...  dionysus   Apr-09-09 02:49 PM   #70 
                                - Where? I never once said any such thing. YOU just decided I had voted for Nader.  salguine   Apr-09-09 02:55 PM   #71 
                                - must have been your rabid defense of the guy...  dionysus   Apr-09-09 03:01 PM   #73 
                                - you have no respect for the democratic process  reggie the dog   Apr-09-09 05:28 PM   #82 
                                   - gimme instant runoff voting and i'm all for more parties. until then, not so much...  dionysus   Apr-09-09 06:09 PM   #89 
                 - well no shit  reggie the dog   Apr-09-09 05:23 PM   #80 
              - well  reggie the dog   Apr-09-09 05:22 PM   #79 
                 - i would say anyone who bought the Gore = Bush lie is an idiot of the worst sort, yes  dionysus   Apr-09-09 06:11 PM   #90 
                    - .  salguine   Apr-09-09 07:15 PM   #101 
                       - i bet you typed something nasty, in defense of nader, and didn't have the stones to let it stand...  dionysus   Apr-09-09 07:26 PM   #103 
                          - Nah, I moved it further down 'cause I accidentally posted it after the wrong comment. The  salguine   Apr-10-09 01:36 AM   #130 
           - seatbelts?  reggie the dog   Apr-09-09 05:19 PM   #76 
           - It must suck to be so misinformed and uneducated.  jeffrey_X   Apr-10-09 01:01 PM   #145 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-09-09 07:06 PM   #97 
           - cool, can you please loudly state your affinity for nader and dislike for obama loud and clear for  dionysus   Apr-09-09 07:25 PM   #102 
        - It's useless to get in the way of DU's Two-Minute-Hate ... mindless Nader-bashing is sport, here.  TahitiNut   Apr-09-09 01:41 PM   #51 
        - He was always the Clenis of DU  Lilith Velkor   Apr-09-09 05:08 PM   #74 
        - That's a whole lot easier than attacking the Wall Street crooks that Obama has hired  Better Believe It   Apr-09-09 05:32 PM   #84 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-09-09 05:30 PM   #83 
           - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-09-09 06:12 PM   #91 
           - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-09-09 07:07 PM   #98 
     - I would rather have the Hamburgler than Ralph  PBS Poll-435   Apr-09-09 09:03 AM   #5 
     - LoL!  SIMPLYB1980   Apr-09-09 09:11 AM   #6 
     - i woudl rather have boss hog than nader  mkultra   Apr-09-09 07:45 PM   #107 
     - Ralph is the asshole responsible for 8 years of W. He's an arrogant  DevonRex   Apr-09-09 09:28 AM   #8 
     - Nader doesn't know a damn thing about this crisis or how to solve it  Thrill   Apr-09-09 10:39 AM   #15 
     - uhm  kenfrequed   Apr-09-09 11:02 AM   #19 
     - And you know this how?  Luminous Animal   Apr-09-09 06:19 PM   #93 
     - I'd pick Wall Street reps in a heartbeat.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Apr-10-09 09:00 AM   #137 
  - Ralph hasn't had a good idea in decades. So ROFL at this.  DevonRex   Apr-09-09 09:27 AM   #7 
  - this thread might be more of an EPIC FAIL than the one bitching about Michelle...  dionysus   Apr-09-09 09:30 AM   #9 
     - I think I'll hang around to see how this turns out...  DevonRex   Apr-09-09 09:39 AM   #11 
        - don't forget the mortons hot salt!  dionysus   Apr-09-09 09:45 AM   #12 
           - OMG. I never heard of that before. I'm going to the store.  DevonRex   Apr-09-09 10:47 AM   #16 
  - Akkkkkkkkk you said the N word. nm  rhett o rick   Apr-09-09 09:37 AM   #10 
  - Incredible!  ProSense   Apr-09-09 10:49 AM   #17 
  - Well  kenfrequed   Apr-09-09 11:08 AM   #28 
  - Nobody hates Ralph as much as the "centrists" (see upthread).  Romulox   Apr-09-09 11:04 AM   #21 
  - I would hate it when he's right, except that hasn't happened in about twenty years.  Occam Bandage   Apr-09-09 11:05 AM   #24 
  - are you calling me a centrist? LOLOLOLOL them's fightin words...  dionysus   Apr-09-09 11:07 AM   #26 
  - I have no clue who you are. nt  Romulox   Apr-09-09 11:09 AM   #30 
  - I disagree. Wall Street crooks and their political whores in both parties hate him more.  Better Believe It   Apr-09-09 12:12 PM   #44 
  - nader is a great anti-coorporate spokesman but he doesnt no shit about ecomonomics  mkultra   Apr-09-09 07:54 PM   #109 
     - A child could tell you that neoliberal economics are garbage.  Romulox   Apr-10-09 06:43 AM   #134 
        - if your arguing against free markets  mkultra   Apr-10-09 10:26 AM   #140 
           - What "free market"? The one propped up with trillions of taxpayer $$$, you mean?  Romulox   Apr-10-09 10:51 AM   #141 
              - the european systems are actually very similair to our own  mkultra   Apr-10-09 12:37 PM   #143 
                 - Major difference: they don't claim to be "free markets" while funneling trillions to bankers.  Romulox   Apr-10-09 12:39 PM   #144 
                    - but even in sweden  mkultra   Apr-10-09 03:03 PM   #146 
                       - Are you simple? It is moronic to tout the supremacy of the "free market" under the facts that exist  Romulox   Apr-10-09 03:05 PM   #147 
                          - a regulated free market is always better than a socialist economy.  mkultra   Apr-10-09 07:13 PM   #150 
  - We know damn well that even if Obama were to do everything that useless sack o' egotism asked,  Occam Bandage   Apr-09-09 11:04 AM   #22 
  - So might as well just give trillions in taxpayer $$$ to private equity!  Romulox   Apr-09-09 11:06 AM   #25 
  - Ralph has, over and again, proven he has spectacularly bad judgment,  Occam Bandage   Apr-09-09 11:08 AM   #27 
     - I notice that your responses to this thread don't address the substance of the matter.  Romulox   Apr-09-09 11:10 AM   #33 
        - Sure, it's technically possible  Occam Bandage   Apr-09-09 11:14 AM   #37 
           - More Ad Hominems. Can you wake me when you're through? Zzzzzz. nt  Romulox   Apr-09-09 11:15 AM   #38 
  - who actually has defense company stocks in his portfolio. he's a fraud  dionysus   Apr-09-09 11:08 AM   #29 
  - Ralph.  AtomicKitten   Apr-09-09 11:10 AM   #32 
  - i have to hand it to ya, you did manage to bring some greens out of the woodwork!  dionysus   Apr-09-09 11:11 AM   #34 
  - The apologists for Wall Street crooks hate Ralph Nader and other progressives  Better Believe It   Apr-09-09 11:41 AM   #41 
  - -1  MadBadger   Apr-09-09 11:44 AM   #42 
  - uh, because ralph couldn't get elected as a dogcatcher? you guys are priceless...  dionysus   Apr-09-09 12:50 PM   #48 
  - Naderites are freakin' hilarious. Nader himself is just irrelevant now.  DevonRex   Apr-09-09 12:45 PM   #46 
  - they sure are worked into a lather today! Saint Ralph 4 3ver!!!  dionysus   Apr-09-09 12:49 PM   #47 
  - Not anymore irrelevant than John Kerry. Remember him?  Better Believe It   Apr-09-09 05:34 PM   #85 
     - you mean the powerful senator and chairman of congressional committees?  dionysus   Apr-09-09 06:37 PM   #96 
     - Does he have enough power to get EFCA passed?  Better Believe It   Apr-09-09 07:11 PM   #99 
        - does ralph? a swing and a miss..... a poor strawman at that as well...  dionysus   Apr-09-09 07:35 PM   #105 
        - It is not clear Obama does -so that is a pretty poor test  karynnj   Apr-09-09 09:12 PM   #114 
           - You're right. Wall Street crooks have a lot more influence over Congress than Ralph Nader  Better Believe It   Apr-10-09 08:31 AM   #136 
              - Did you think very hard before writing?  karynnj   Apr-10-09 09:45 AM   #138 
     - Kerry is a very senior Senator and Chair of the SFRC  karynnj   Apr-09-09 09:10 PM   #113 
  - The DLC'ers love to blame Ralph Nader for Chimpy's selection  Sebastian Doyle   Apr-09-09 01:48 PM   #54 
  - not just DLCers. he pimped the utter lie that Gore would be the same as Bush.  dionysus   Apr-09-09 01:54 PM   #57 
  - The number of votes Nader got in Florida was a drop in the bucket  Sebastian Doyle   Apr-09-09 02:07 PM   #60 
     - how does your post address ralph's lies about Gore equalling Bush?  dionysus   Apr-09-09 02:09 PM   #61 
        - The DLC platform Gore was running on wasn't much different than the platform Chimpy was running on.  Sebastian Doyle   Apr-09-09 02:20 PM   #65 
        - he may have appeared to have a point as far as the campaign platforms, but the next 8 years  dionysus   Apr-09-09 02:22 PM   #66 
        - Gore wanted Florida, hence Lieberman.  PBS Poll-435   Apr-09-09 02:57 PM   #72 
           - And look how well that worked  Sebastian Doyle   Apr-09-09 05:08 PM   #75 
        - Are you sure he didn't compare Joseph Leiberman to George Bush?  Better Believe It   Apr-09-09 07:13 PM   #100 
           - admirable strawman, but not a good one....  dionysus   Apr-09-09 07:30 PM   #104 
  - Nader bashers need to call out the rats in their own party.  Luminous Animal   Apr-09-09 05:43 PM   #87 
  - Gore couldn't even win his home state of Tennessee. If he had, he'd have  change_notfinetuning   Apr-09-09 08:04 PM   #110 
  - Nader theads are useful- let's us see who the truly clueless are  depakid   Apr-09-09 05:19 PM   #77 
  - Yeah, let's see who is truly  ProSense   Apr-09-09 07:47 PM   #108 
     - ding ding ding folks... we have ah winnah!!  dionysus   Apr-09-09 09:06 PM   #111 
     - If Democrats had followed Nader's advice- rather than enabling and voting for Republican policies  depakid   Apr-09-09 09:21 PM   #115 
        - If Nader had stayed his sorry ass off the ballot in Florida 2000  ProSense   Apr-09-09 09:34 PM   #117 
           - The bottom line that Democrats NEVER acknowledge- and the lesson that they never learn  depakid   Apr-09-09 09:58 PM   #119 
              - The bottom line is Nader is an idiot. What the hell has he learned?  ProSense   Apr-09-09 10:00 PM   #120 
                 - Stomp feet all you like- the guy's been proven right on just about every major issue  depakid   Apr-09-09 10:06 PM   #121 
                    - "Whereas Democrats became the stand for nothing sell out party"  ProSense   Apr-09-09 10:11 PM   #122 
                       - No, his policies have been been right on the money  depakid   Apr-09-09 10:16 PM   #123 
                          - " Not his fault that so many Democrats... " Not Dems fault he's a loser  ProSense   Apr-09-09 10:26 PM   #125 
  - Expand the number of financial institutions instead of consolidating  slipslidingaway   Apr-09-09 05:24 PM   #81 
  - Ralph Nader hasn't had a good idea for at least a decade. n/t  Phx_Dem   Apr-09-09 05:43 PM   #86 
  - Indeed.  Luminous Animal   Apr-09-09 05:54 PM   #88 
  - So, who is employed at the banks? Nipple and nose-pierced Caf baristas with Ch hemp t-shirts?  zulchzulu   Apr-09-09 06:27 PM   #94 
  - rofl  dionysus   Apr-09-09 06:36 PM   #95 
  - I've been looking through the response for one honest engagement of the IDEAS  Political Heretic   Apr-09-09 09:26 PM   #116 
  - K&R. He is absolutetly right. n/t  invictus   Apr-09-09 09:47 PM   #118 
  - Ralph was once a giant among men for the good he did the country  TheKentuckian   Apr-09-09 10:17 PM   #124 
  - Unfortunately, that attitude is why the Democratic party constantly  Raineyb   Apr-09-09 10:35 PM   #126 
  - They swung to the right because Reagan's bullshit was bought  TheKentuckian   Apr-09-09 10:52 PM   #127 
     - The data shows otherwise  depakid   Apr-10-09 05:05 AM   #133 
        - Did you vote for Nader?  ProSense   Apr-10-09 09:55 AM   #139 
  - Dead on kentuckian... Politics is the art of the possible, Nader forgot that and  digidigido   Apr-09-09 11:28 PM   #128 
  - Putting aside the Nader hate, there is a very good reason  HamdenRice   Apr-10-09 10:52 AM   #142 
  - Of course...  kenfrequed   Apr-10-09 03:27 PM   #148 
  - This is the same Nader that likes Summers?  Dawgs   Apr-10-09 03:36 PM   #149 

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