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Ioo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-29-05 08:30 PM
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24. Then what?
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  -Rant: I think my RW friend is right, none of it matters anymore. Ioo  Dec-29-05 08:13 PM   #0 
  - Don't let your repuke friend distract you. Keep up the good fight.  bluerum   Dec-29-05 08:17 PM   #1 
  - But what is the point of the fight, if you can not win?  Ioo   Dec-29-05 08:17 PM   #3 
     - On principle, for self-respect, because it's better to stand up  liveoaktx   Dec-29-05 08:20 PM   #5 
     - 'Cause we got... high hopes... we got...high hopes. We got high apple pie  LittleClarkie   Dec-29-05 08:21 PM   #9 
     - So you're going to go down fighting  FreedomAngel82   Dec-29-05 08:22 PM   #11 
     - You are right, Is this what our nation is down to, 10 people reping us ALL  Ioo   Dec-29-05 08:25 PM   #16 
        - The end is too far off to see.  Heaven and Earth   Dec-29-05 08:27 PM   #19 
           - Good Point, thanks  Ioo   Dec-29-05 08:29 PM   #23 
     - Winning is not the point. Standing for you ideals is the point.  bluerum   Dec-29-05 08:27 PM   #20 
     - Well said, bluerum, and welcome to DU! nt  babylonsister   Dec-29-05 08:31 PM   #27 
     - Thanks bsister! Glad to be here.  bluerum   Dec-30-05 09:33 PM   #67 
     - Bluerum - welcome! I have enjoyed your posts and agree  peacebird   Dec-29-05 08:58 PM   #43 
        - Thanks peacebird. Sometimes its like doin you know what into  bluerum   Dec-30-05 09:32 PM   #66 
     - Must keep fighting... the Bushies only hope is that we give up.  ddeclue   Dec-29-05 09:38 PM   #47 
     - That was one of the responses to Watergate too.  Lindacooks   Dec-29-05 10:57 PM   #53 
     - HONESTY  DistressedAmerican   Dec-30-05 08:37 AM   #56 
     - "When all is lost, nothing matters but the fall". -nt  Al-CIAda   Dec-30-05 11:26 PM   #73 
  - I just can't force myself to be that cynical, even if true.  babylonsister   Dec-29-05 08:17 PM   #2 
  - I think it is out there, but I think NO ONE IS GOING TO HERE THEM!  Ioo   Dec-29-05 08:21 PM   #6 
     - Exactly  FreedomAngel82   Dec-29-05 08:24 PM   #15 
  - If you don't make them hear you, then of course they won't listen  Heaven and Earth   Dec-29-05 08:19 PM   #4 
  - Same ol' same ol'. Your friend is rationalizing his own terrible choices  Atman   Dec-29-05 08:21 PM   #7 
  - *thunderous huzzahs from the audience*  Heaven and Earth   Dec-29-05 08:22 PM   #10 
  - this is why sloth is a deadly sin. it allows stinkin' thinkin'.  NuttyFluffers   Dec-30-05 11:26 AM   #65 
  - omg, bingo  hopeisaplace   Dec-30-05 11:33 PM   #74 
  - I don't think so  shenmue   Dec-29-05 08:21 PM   #8 
  - But lets sat Dems take it all this year... Will anything change?  Ioo   Dec-29-05 08:23 PM   #12 
  - public funded elections is a goal - but getting a clean count is more  papau   Dec-29-05 08:23 PM   #13 
  - Well, if a Dem wants to "use" me to get into office....  madeline_con   Dec-29-05 08:24 PM   #14 
  - Then what?  Ioo   Dec-29-05 08:30 PM   #24 
     - Oh, come on. Could they be worse than what we have?? n/t  madeline_con   Dec-29-05 08:44 PM   #42 
  - I want to offer you this magic.  sfexpat2000   Dec-29-05 08:25 PM   #17 
  - True, and we discussed this, Diffrent America, No Draft, No cost  Ioo   Dec-29-05 08:28 PM   #22 
  - Perhaps. But the same power is available to us today.  sfexpat2000   Dec-29-05 08:32 PM   #29 
  - If You Say So  stepnw1f   Dec-29-05 08:33 PM   #30 
     - I do do stuff 789 Post on my BLOG, A Blog no one reads...  Ioo   Dec-29-05 08:36 PM   #34 
  - I like your answer!  No Exit   Dec-29-05 08:30 PM   #25 
     - It's our choice to make.  sfexpat2000   Dec-29-05 08:36 PM   #35 
        - Yeah--I guess We the Peepul are the elephant in the room.  No Exit   Dec-30-05 08:09 AM   #54 
  - It's time WE started using THEM, instead of the other way around.  No Exit   Dec-29-05 08:25 PM   #18 
  - Ugh, about the tax and spend thing. I convinced a  Cleita   Dec-29-05 08:27 PM   #21 
  - I've Heard the Same Thing from Another Republican  stepnw1f   Dec-29-05 08:30 PM   #26 
  - Cons have used this tactic for years. They try to discourage you  B Calm   Dec-29-05 08:31 PM   #28 
  - He voted for my DOG for President - He hates Bush, Hates Dems More.  Ioo   Dec-29-05 08:34 PM   #31 
     - So he says...  B Calm   Dec-29-05 08:39 PM   #39 
        - I was there, it was funny, we were in those sutecase things...  Ioo   Dec-29-05 08:41 PM   #41 
  - Lead, follow, or...you know the rest. n/t  tuvor   Dec-29-05 08:34 PM   #32 
  - Again, I blog my ass off, and no one reads it.  Ioo   Dec-29-05 08:37 PM   #36 
  - He's right. The whole system is corrupt and beyond reform.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-29-05 08:35 PM   #33 
  - Let's say, you are right (and I believe you are).  sfexpat2000   Dec-29-05 08:39 PM   #38 
  - Thanks for letting me rant, God Bless DU  Ioo   Dec-29-05 08:38 PM   #37 
  - Your dam right  wadestock   Dec-29-05 09:11 PM   #44 
  - Your rant raised important questions, questions that we all  sfexpat2000   Dec-29-05 09:56 PM   #48 
  - This is the sort of thinking that makes me want to  spacelady   Dec-29-05 08:40 PM   #40 
  - On the other hand, airing out the thoughts that make us weary  sfexpat2000   Dec-29-05 09:59 PM   #49 
     - Yes, absolutely, it is a process of wearing down with words,  spacelady   Dec-29-05 10:16 PM   #50 
  - do not give up  kineneb   Dec-29-05 09:23 PM   #45 
  - Cilvil right, womens right took 160 years and they didn't stop fighting!  Rainscents   Dec-29-05 09:31 PM   #46 
  - Illegitimis non carborundum  Lexingtonian   Dec-29-05 10:21 PM   #51 
  - You're wrong about your Senators.  FourStarDemocrat   Dec-29-05 10:32 PM   #52 
  - Re: "You're wrong about your Senators."  Hubert Flottz   Dec-30-05 10:15 AM   #62 
  - This is exactly their strategy  boobooday   Dec-30-05 08:24 AM   #55 
  - He's wrong...  CJCRANE   Dec-30-05 08:57 AM   #57 
  - Was your friend named Nader  Toots   Dec-30-05 09:07 AM   #58 
  - I HAVE to keep voting, even if it is useless.  BiggJawn   Dec-30-05 09:12 AM   #59 
  - Conyers, Kucinich, Boxer, Pelosi...  rman   Dec-30-05 09:46 AM   #60 
  - I'm tired. I have no sons in Iraq. Let 'em have their filthy war.  mainer   Dec-30-05 10:03 AM   #61 
  - That's the Republican escape valve du jour  wtmusic   Dec-30-05 11:04 AM   #63 
  - my reply would be, "then you advocate revolution, if you believe that..."  NuttyFluffers   Dec-30-05 11:15 AM   #64 
  - Don't give up because some guy tells you it's all over!  PatriotGames   Dec-30-05 09:53 PM   #68 
  - NO HOPE?!?  HuskerDU   Dec-30-05 09:58 PM   #69 
  - Republicans would prefer that America fails  Joey Liberal   Dec-30-05 10:01 PM   #70 
  - Your friend says this because he knows republicans are so corrupt  cat_girl25   Dec-30-05 10:02 PM   #71 
  - I couldn't get past the 'tax and spend liberal" part!  Blue State Native   Dec-30-05 10:05 PM   #72 
 

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