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UrbScotty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-15-11 05:53 AM
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5. Five lies
Edited on Mon Aug-15-11 06:08 AM by UrbScotty
#1 and #2:

"Your philosophy is that they should sit back and stay silent, as they have been."


That is NOT my philosophy, and they have NOT been silent.

#3:

"And that makes sense since the President whom you consider successful (by very skewed metrics I might add) capitulates, caves and cowers at every turn because he isn't willing to fight for anything.


If you clicked the link in the above post, you saw a clip of Maddow (not exactly the president's staunchest supporter) quoting an article from Taegan Goddard on how much the President had accomplished as of last summer - even before a number of other great Obama accomplishments (including the DADT repeal and the demise of bin Laden). You can't do what Obama has done if you capitulate and act like a coward, as many of Obama's critics on the 'left' accuse him of doing.

#4 and #5:

You are not (a fighter) and are happy with a President and party that stands back and does nothing for them.


Well, hopefully this will put to rest any notion that I'm not a fighter ;-)

In all seriousness, I'd reiterate what I said earlier - what Obama has accomplished could not be done with the timidity of which many so-called 'progressive' critics accuse him.

I asked this question in my previous post, and I have yet to see an answer, so here it is once again:

Anyone who thinks the MDP leadership isn't doing enough on this or other issues: What should be done instead?
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  -So WTF is up with MDP's refusal to work on the recall? MessiahRp  Aug-13-11 01:20 AM   #0 
  - I'm not sure the MDP should be - at least right now.  UrbScotty   Aug-13-11 02:09 AM   #1 
     - If you think there would be scarce chance that Snyder can be defeated - I say that is a failure  MessiahRp   Aug-13-11 11:52 AM   #2 
        - Money, media, and stupidity  UrbScotty   Aug-15-11 01:28 AM   #3 
           - Well it's clear where we stand just from your statement on Obama  MessiahRp   Aug-15-11 01:45 AM   #4 
              - Five lies  UrbScotty   Aug-15-11 05:53 AM   #5 
                 - Actually zero lies. And if we went by your count it doesn't equal 5 either, it's 3.  MessiahRp   Aug-16-11 12:48 PM   #6 
 

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