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11. Many are taking thier cue from Obama
When Obama wants to fight, they'll be there.
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  -Disorganized - What happened to Obama's massive network of grassroots activists? Beacool  Oct-29-09 07:08 PM   #0 
  - 300,000 of us shut down the White House phones last week  sandnsea   Oct-29-09 07:10 PM   #1 
  - That right. We'r quiet, but deadly.  graywarrior   Oct-29-09 07:11 PM   #2 
  - It does say that lately they have sharpened their pitch.  Beacool   Oct-29-09 07:15 PM   #4 
     - We've been building since June  sandnsea   Oct-29-09 07:43 PM   #16 
     - A lot of the recent energy on the left re. health care, is blogger-generated.  burning rain   Oct-29-09 08:10 PM   #28 
        - They haven't done a thing  sandnsea   Oct-30-09 03:38 AM   #51 
        - bloggers have done nothing.  mkultra   Oct-31-09 12:50 PM   #100 
  - What should Plouffe be doing now, as far as your concerned?  FrenchieCat   Oct-29-09 07:14 PM   #3 
  - Advising the president.  Beacool   Oct-29-09 07:18 PM   #6 
  - You are right on the title......  FrenchieCat   Oct-29-09 07:43 PM   #15 
  - Hey, did you guys ever pay Mark Penn?  Tarheel_Dem   Oct-29-09 08:47 PM   #39 
  - Oooooh  Adelante   Oct-31-09 06:53 AM   #75 
  - The way Carville, Begala advised Bill to deepsix BCCI report in 93? oops... Jackson Stephens  blm   Oct-31-09 09:56 AM   #86 
  - She gave him and Axelrod a frowny face on another thread:  jenmito   Oct-29-09 07:18 PM   #7 
     - Thanks for the news report, Jenmito.  Beacool   Oct-29-09 07:19 PM   #8 
        - My pleasure.  jenmito   Oct-29-09 07:21 PM   #9 
        - Uhm, are there attacks on Hillary around here?  sandnsea   Oct-29-09 07:47 PM   #18 
        - It starts with a capital P.  JTFrog   Oct-30-09 03:03 AM   #50 
        - Should I trust that news outlet?  joeycola   Oct-30-09 09:48 AM   #58 
           - Naaah, it's too partisan.  Beacool   Oct-30-09 11:48 PM   #71 
              - Right. Providing a link to your post is "too partisan"...  jenmito   Oct-31-09 11:10 AM   #90 
  - o god...  uponit7771   Oct-29-09 07:16 PM   #5 
  - I've been unimpressed with OFA  AllentownJake   Oct-29-09 07:21 PM   #10 
  - Did you read the article?  Beacool   Oct-29-09 07:30 PM   #12 
  - They told the only functioning group here  AllentownJake   Oct-29-09 07:34 PM   #13 
     - Really?  Beacool   Oct-29-09 07:39 PM   #14 
     - They still go to the group for projects  AllentownJake   Oct-29-09 07:43 PM   #17 
        - That makes sense  hileeopnyn8d   Oct-29-09 08:00 PM   #23 
           - I really don't even open them anymore  AllentownJake   Oct-29-09 08:03 PM   #25 
              - "the organized democratic party."  geek tragedy   Oct-30-09 12:02 PM   #64 
     - Locally a group splintered off from OFA to work on local and other issues  csziggy   Oct-31-09 12:37 PM   #97 
  - Had to be tame. We didn't have the budget for torches and pitchforks.  NYCGirl   Oct-30-09 08:44 AM   #54 
     - B.S.  avaistheone1   Oct-30-09 06:16 PM   #66 
     - It is an unimpressive organization  AllentownJake   Oct-30-09 06:22 PM   #68 
  - Many are taking thier cue from Obama  DrToast   Oct-29-09 07:25 PM   #11 
  - That's what I've been hearing. nt  polichick   Oct-29-09 07:53 PM   #22 
  - And Obama didn't want any of that radical single payer.  avaistheone1   Oct-30-09 06:17 PM   #67 
  - Would you like to see Obama fail? That's what I get from your posts.  jenmito   Oct-29-09 07:49 PM   #19 
  - Nothing could be sweeter.....especially if it happens right around 2012!  FrenchieCat   Oct-29-09 08:02 PM   #24 
  - You girls are being a tad melodramatic.  Beacool   Oct-29-09 08:09 PM   #27 
  - There was a pre-emptive attack on Dennis K.  AllentownJake   Oct-29-09 08:11 PM   #29 
  - I guess so.............  Beacool   Oct-29-09 08:12 PM   #31 
  - You didn't answer the question: Would you like to see Obama fail? On second thought,  jenmito   Oct-29-09 08:13 PM   #32 
     - I swear you guys could have worked in the McCarthy hearings  AllentownJake   Oct-29-09 08:17 PM   #33 
     - Oh hell,they could have taught McCarthy a thing or two.  Autumn   Oct-29-09 08:44 PM   #37 
        - The biggest pain in the ass for me in the General Election  AllentownJake   Oct-29-09 08:47 PM   #38 
        - Thats the opposite from my experience  mkultra   Oct-30-09 09:04 AM   #55 
           - I'm guessing  AllentownJake   Oct-30-09 09:11 AM   #56 
           - hard to say, but i can garuntee you this  mkultra   Oct-31-09 08:50 AM   #80 
           - That's precious!!!  Beacool   Oct-31-09 12:29 PM   #94 
              - or the bigoted HRC supporters  mkultra   Oct-31-09 12:33 PM   #95 
        - You should tell Beacool to get over it. She has SAID that she's still not over it.  jenmito   Oct-29-09 08:52 PM   #41 
     - Jenmito, you are like a dog with a bone: you won't let go.  Beacool   Oct-29-09 08:18 PM   #34 
     - I asked if you want OBAMA to fail. You parrot the RW by saying Obama's  jenmito   Oct-29-09 08:36 PM   #35 
        - chuckle -look who is calling the kettle black....  joeycola   Oct-30-09 09:54 AM   #59 
     - The member thinks Obama will fail. Thats not the same as WISHING that he fail  bunnysoft   Oct-30-09 08:01 PM   #70 
        - No-"the member" says she doesn't have the same pride in our president as  jenmito   Oct-31-09 11:14 AM   #91 
  - Yeah...  jenmito   Oct-29-09 08:11 PM   #30 
  - Of course she wants to see Obama fail. She's still overflowing with bitterness.  Arugula Latte   Oct-31-09 12:08 PM   #92 
     - I agree. It's SO obvious in her posts...  jenmito   Oct-31-09 12:38 PM   #98 
  - Did you really think all those young folks were going to stay engaged?  Thrill   Oct-29-09 07:50 PM   #20 
  - I don't recall  hileeopnyn8d   Oct-29-09 07:52 PM   #21 
  - Interesting article,  Autumn   Oct-29-09 08:06 PM   #26 
  - Yes, fascinating opinion piece.........  FrenchieCat   Oct-29-09 08:44 PM   #36 
  - Well you know what they say,  Autumn   Oct-29-09 08:49 PM   #40 
     - ...and everyone else's stinks. ;)  Whisp   Oct-29-09 09:00 PM   #43 
     - I forgot  Autumn   Oct-29-09 09:11 PM   #46 
     - No, I don't think everyone is one....although everyone has one.....  FrenchieCat   Oct-29-09 09:01 PM   #44 
        - You don't know  Autumn   Oct-29-09 09:09 PM   #45 
           - You are the one stating that everyone either has an asshole or is an asshole.....  FrenchieCat   Oct-29-09 09:12 PM   #47 
  - "ideological loyalty" can be air as some are finging out.  joeycola   Oct-30-09 10:29 AM   #62 
  - I was called about health care reform and agreed to do data entry...  Indenturedebtor   Oct-29-09 08:56 PM   #42 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-29-09 09:24 PM   #48 
  - Passive aggressive pap from the OP, as always.  Forkboy   Oct-29-09 10:05 PM   #49 
  - The teabaggers, birthers and other assorted  Obamacare   Oct-30-09 04:26 AM   #52 
  - .  Guy Whitey Corngood   Oct-30-09 08:36 AM   #53 
  - Losery losers act like losers  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-30-09 10:06 AM   #60 
  - spot on. Grassroots is not the base  mkultra   Oct-31-09 08:44 AM   #78 
  - More name-calling of DU members without any stubstance is your post.  joeycola   Oct-30-09 10:23 AM   #61 
     - And I'm shocked to see you and Beacool agreeing.  Forkboy   Oct-30-09 11:34 AM   #63 
     - name calling? he didnt call any names, he described the behavior  mkultra   Oct-31-09 08:45 AM   #79 
  - Really? Al Giordano credits OFA with turning Congress around on the PO with 312,023 phone calls...  ClarkUSA   Oct-30-09 09:15 AM   #57 
  - yup, im part of OFA and i got the message and made the calls.  mkultra   Oct-31-09 08:43 AM   #77 
     - Good for you. Thanks!  ClarkUSA   Oct-31-09 09:07 AM   #81 
        - yes, they need to grab a mop.  mkultra   Oct-31-09 12:41 PM   #99 
  - It's still there  treestar   Oct-30-09 06:04 PM   #65 
  - The whole point of grass-roots organization is that "dominating the news" doesn't means shit anymore  bemildred   Oct-30-09 07:57 PM   #69 
  - But There Is A Real Case Of Un-Used Potential Here, My Friend  The Magistrate   Oct-31-09 12:10 AM   #72 
  - The answer is actually implied in your subject  stevenleser   Oct-31-09 03:38 AM   #73 
  - No it is just an unorganized mess  AllentownJake   Oct-31-09 04:48 AM   #74 
     - OFA is very organized where I live...hundreds in my area are working @ Corzine's GOTV.  ClarkUSA   Oct-31-09 08:40 AM   #76 
        - I don't know if you've noticed  AllentownJake   Oct-31-09 09:21 AM   #82 
           - You don't support HCR? Or the re-election of Democratic governors? Okay.  ClarkUSA   Oct-31-09 09:27 AM   #83 
           - Lost me on mandates  AllentownJake   Oct-31-09 09:51 AM   #85 
              - Then you can hardly complain about OFA efforts to get HCR passed when you're not a part of it.  ClarkUSA   Oct-31-09 10:16 AM   #87 
                 - There are local elections  AllentownJake   Oct-31-09 12:16 PM   #93 
           - im in a red state and it works here  mkultra   Oct-31-09 12:36 PM   #96 
  - What useful energy there is seems to be needed to pressure or oppose the WH's actions  freddie mertz   Oct-31-09 09:27 AM   #84 
  - My two-cents worth.  olegramps   Oct-31-09 10:21 AM   #88 
  - Well OFA calls me regularly to see how I am doing on calling Senators  grantcart   Oct-31-09 11:05 AM   #89 
 

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