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ixion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-24-06 02:04 PM
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1. a 'must read', IMO
It'd be really cool to see the Democratic Party become truly progressive. :woohoo:

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  - Establishment Dems treat their party like a house in the fucking Hamptons bigtree  Aug-24-06 01:59 PM   #0 
  - a 'must read', IMO  ixion   Aug-24-06 02:04 PM   #1 
  - Nah, this article is mostly ignorant. (nt)  w4rma   Aug-24-06 02:18 PM   #6 
     - but, it's oh so much fun!  bigtree   Aug-24-06 02:29 PM   #14 
     - huh... care to be more specific?  ixion   Aug-24-06 03:19 PM   #32 
     - If you're a "with the party or against us" guy, sure  CollegeDUer   Aug-24-06 03:22 PM   #33 
  - Horseshit from Matt - The party didn't get Kerry the money, they helped  blm   Aug-24-06 02:08 PM   #2 
  - blm....didn't Kerry end up with a 14 Million surplus? Which caused many  KoKo01   Aug-24-06 02:21 PM   #9 
  - That money came in around the time he HAD to transition from his own  blm   Aug-24-06 02:25 PM   #11 
     - Can you give me a "link" as to verification of that RULE Kerry had to  KoKo01   Aug-24-06 06:41 PM   #45 
        - Is this for REAL? Everyone knows that once a nominee accepts they can  blm   Aug-24-06 07:15 PM   #46 
  - I agree on Kerry. His ascendance was the voter's choice  bigtree   Aug-24-06 02:25 PM   #12 
  - "...the Democratic Party has been operating for  babylonsister   Aug-24-06 02:08 PM   #3 
  - Oh thanks!!!  MrPrax   Aug-24-06 02:10 PM   #4 
  - Sen. Kerry wasn't promoted by the establishment early on in the campaign.  w4rma   Aug-24-06 02:16 PM   #5 
  - That isn't really true  DemPopulist   Aug-24-06 02:36 PM   #18 
     - Don't underestimate the DLC's power. Or actually, don't underestimate  w4rma   Aug-24-06 02:51 PM   #25 
     - The DLC has very little power as a stand-alone organization  DemPopulist   Aug-24-06 03:09 PM   #30 
        - DLC hired Carville and Begala to get Clinton Elected their "War Room"  KoKo01   Aug-24-06 07:16 PM   #47 
     - Please list the "many" who supported Kerry prior to the first primary  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-25-06 12:11 PM   #49 
  - I'm glad to see they treat their house so well.  William769   Aug-24-06 02:18 PM   #7 
  - Proud to be the 5th rec, wish I could recommend 20 more times  me b zola   Aug-24-06 02:21 PM   #8 
  - I hate that guy, to be frank  DemPopulist   Aug-24-06 02:24 PM   #10 
  - he is really strident.  bigtree   Aug-24-06 02:28 PM   #13 
     - I have no problem with stridency  DemPopulist   Aug-24-06 02:44 PM   #22 
  - K&R  bvar22   Aug-24-06 02:30 PM   #15 
  - Rahm Emmanuel quote... ("an amoral, showboating cock.") & My Rant!!  KoKo01   Aug-24-06 02:34 PM   #16 
  - what DID Rahm Emmanuel mean by that quote about Sharpton?  bigtree   Aug-24-06 02:44 PM   #21 
     - lol's..but at least Sharpton hasn't publically dissed grassroots, activist  KoKo01   Aug-24-06 02:56 PM   #26 
     - I found the complete interview  DemPopulist   Aug-24-06 02:58 PM   #28 
        - Check Again.....I went to the article you link and here's the quote:  KoKo01   Aug-24-06 03:05 PM   #29 
           - Did you read what I wrote?  DemPopulist   Aug-24-06 03:14 PM   #31 
              - what do you think he meant by that quote?  bigtree   Aug-24-06 03:24 PM   #34 
              - Uh, how?  DemPopulist   Aug-24-06 03:56 PM   #39 
                 - good for you  bigtree   Aug-24-06 04:15 PM   #40 
                 - Well then...what do YOU think is the future of the Dem Party?  KoKo01   Aug-24-06 06:31 PM   #44 
              - How was it "edited out" when I just posted the direct quote from the  KoKo01   Aug-24-06 03:31 PM   #35 
                 - We obviously have a misunderstanding  DemPopulist   Aug-24-06 03:55 PM   #37 
                    - huh? Taibi's article quotes the line? I don't get it.....n/t  KoKo01   Aug-24-06 05:26 PM   #42 
  - "an essentially oligarchic system of government" like the rest of America  kenny blankenship   Aug-24-06 02:36 PM   #17 
  - Here's a point that has not been lost on many of us...  me b zola   Aug-24-06 02:36 PM   #19 
  - and I'll never forget Chuck Schumer's comment about Grassroots Activists  KoKo01   Aug-24-06 02:46 PM   #23 
  - Your headline is just a degree short of totally perfect. K&R n/t  autorank   Aug-24-06 02:41 PM   #20 
  - AMEN! Thank Gawd somebody finally said it out loud!  Joanne98   Aug-24-06 02:49 PM   #24 
  - But in All Fairness...  MannyGoldstein   Aug-24-06 02:57 PM   #27 
  - there is a timidity that has clearly cut off our opposition at the knees  bigtree   Aug-24-06 03:32 PM   #36 
  - Bravest of the brave!  MannyGoldstein   Aug-24-06 03:56 PM   #38 
  - No, they haven't.  greyhound1966   Aug-25-06 12:44 PM   #53 
  - I do believe they will be aiming the guns  dogday   Aug-24-06 04:19 PM   #41 
  - As "OTT" as Matt Taibbi is....I'll Give a Kick for GRASSROOTS DEMS!  KoKo01   Aug-24-06 05:33 PM   #43 
  - Would have been good if Taibbi had named NAMES.  tomreedtoon   Aug-25-06 12:29 AM   #48 
  - This is categorically bullshit. Taibbi is a joke of a "journalist"  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-25-06 12:14 PM   #50 
  - great post, WEL  paulk   Aug-25-06 12:31 PM   #51 
  - That's a scary damned generation  sandnsea   Aug-25-06 12:40 PM   #52 
  - "...it used the commercial media to enforce its policy positions..."  Kurovski   Aug-25-06 02:16 PM   #54 
  - Taibbi is far more correct than the Kerry Defenders  Senator   Aug-25-06 03:39 PM   #55 
 

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