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Ganja Ninja Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-25-07 12:57 PM
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133. Can't say I blame them.
I'm at the same point. I'm voting for liberals and if the the Dem's want to be moderate right wingers then I'll have to look elsewhere for a liberal to vote for.
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  -Well... This Ain't Good - Lifelong Dems I Know Going Green & Independent WillyT  Jun-22-07 06:59 PM   #0 
  - Thank you for your concern.  aquart   Jun-22-07 07:02 PM   #1 
  - sure let's 'ignore the elephant'  kineta   Jun-22-07 07:03 PM   #2 
  - Hey... Shoot The Messenger All You Want, Doesn't Change One Fact Of What I Just Reported  WillyT   Jun-22-07 07:08 PM   #7 
  - La la la, we can't hear you. Everything's just fine. La la la  deutsey   Jun-22-07 08:13 PM   #28 
  - Thank You... I'm Truly Worried Here, And Yet HOW DARE I...  WillyT   Jun-22-07 08:18 PM   #32 
     - That would warrent a LOL if it weren't so painfully true. n/t  deutsey   Jun-22-07 08:23 PM   #34 
     - I think that IS our party mascot, but  DemBones DemBones   Jun-23-07 09:45 AM   #101 
  - WTF is wrong with the Dems in  zidzi   Jun-22-07 10:29 PM   #73 
  - Someone relates an experience, and you criticize? nt  babylonsister   Jun-22-07 08:28 PM   #39 
  - I must say, I was watching Ahnold tonight on PBS or MSNBC and  wordpix   Jun-22-07 09:30 PM   #59 
     - Do not trust anything Arnold says  NV Whino   Jun-22-07 11:27 PM   #74 
     - Arnold sucks ass.  lonestarnot   Jun-23-07 12:47 AM   #84 
     - I'm in CA and Ahnold is a bought and paid for corporate WHORE.  fed-up   Jun-23-07 07:38 AM   #96 
  - But it's always "Just wait. Just wait". I think that's the problem. A lot of waiting and  GreenPartyVoter   Jun-22-07 07:05 PM   #3 
  - Wow! If MLK took this lame advice, blacks would stiil  ikojo   Jun-22-07 08:04 PM   #21 
     - Yep. Exactly. It's that battered syndrome again. *sigh* But I am right there with you about Dennis.  GreenPartyVoter   Jun-22-07 08:08 PM   #25 
     - Amen.  TahitiNut   Jun-22-07 08:11 PM   #27 
     - leftists wanting to vote for leftists candidates?  KG   Jun-22-07 08:31 PM   #41 
     - You are sooooooooooooooo right!  lonestarnot   Jun-22-07 11:39 PM   #77 
     - In our household, it's Gore, Kucinich, or Green.  Tesha   Jun-24-07 09:25 AM   #120 
        - Exactly right, Tesha!  dumpbush   Jun-25-07 07:12 PM   #134 
  - Its just crazy  vpilot   Jun-22-07 07:07 PM   #4 
  - You don't quite understand -- they are voting with their feet in final  Morgana LaFey   Jun-22-07 09:36 PM   #64 
  - I'm staying Dem just long enough  NV Whino   Jun-22-07 07:07 PM   #5 
  - Same with me  RedCappedBandit   Jun-22-07 07:58 PM   #16 
  - And hopefully one can still vote!  lonestarnot   Jun-22-07 11:41 PM   #78 
  - me three-Kucinich speaks for me nt  fed-up   Jun-23-07 07:40 AM   #97 
  - Kucinich is the only reason I didn't change my registration to Independent  DemBones DemBones   Jun-23-07 10:08 AM   #102 
  - I am not surprised. I am considering the same move.  anitar1   Jun-22-07 07:08 PM   #6 
  - Writing blank checks doesnt make sense to me.  monktonman   Jun-22-07 07:10 PM   #8 
  - Totally in agreement  progressive_realist   Jun-22-07 08:30 PM   #40 
     - why is that so hard?  leftchick   Jun-23-07 06:24 AM   #91 
  - I'm not so disgusted as most  PDittie   Jun-22-07 07:24 PM   #9 
  - You may be right about some things about Hillary  MadMaddie   Jun-22-07 07:53 PM   #12 
  - Hillary is firmly in the pocket of the corporate big wheels..  Jonathan50   Jun-22-07 08:04 PM   #22 
  - It's not just HRC; it's practically the whole lot of them.  Phredicles   Jun-22-07 11:53 PM   #81 
  - Hillary care would keep the for profit  ikojo   Jun-22-07 08:06 PM   #24 
  - whats the point in investigating ..proving the guy robbed the bank..then he walks scott free??  flyarm   Jun-22-07 09:06 PM   #50 
  - I'll pass on Ralph  PDittie   Jun-23-07 06:58 AM   #92 
  - Oh, stop, you're killing me! "Hillary for healthcare for ALL Americans" ???  DemBones DemBones   Jun-23-07 10:14 AM   #103 
  - They can INVESTIGATE until they are blue in the face  LibraLiz1973   Jun-24-07 08:32 AM   #116 
  - You speak the truth Brother P.  Horse with no Name   Jun-22-07 08:00 PM   #18 
  - I've come full circle with all this..  stillcool47   Jun-22-07 07:33 PM   #10 
  - Just Tell Them All They're Doing Is Voting For The Republican, And Ask Why They'd Do Something So  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-22-07 07:41 PM   #11 
  - OMC... There Are People With Such Convictions, Whether You agree With Them Or Not...  WillyT   Jun-22-07 07:57 PM   #15 
  - They Can Think What They Want But They'd Still Be Wrong And Ignorant Of Reality.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-22-07 08:03 PM   #20 
     - Damn OMC... That'll Bring 'Em Back To The Fold....  WillyT   Jun-22-07 08:15 PM   #29 
     - Well Jeez WillyT, Ya Say It Nicer Than That, But You Politely And Intelligently Explain To Them  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-22-07 08:21 PM   #33 
     - Perhaps they think that the outcome of their vote is that they have performed their civic duty  Veganistan   Jun-23-07 12:51 AM   #85 
     - I'm here listening to you OMC  Jonathan50   Jun-25-07 12:49 PM   #132 
     - sometimes the truth is ugly and painful, but still the truth.  Edweird   Jun-25-07 07:35 PM   #135 
     - Those who walk from the Democratic candidate this time....  sellitman   Jun-22-07 09:23 PM   #56 
        - Buchanan ruined that election as much as Nader, using your logic  magellan   Jun-22-07 11:35 PM   #75 
           - The Nader votes would of provided a win for Gore.  sellitman   Jun-23-07 08:37 AM   #99 
              - So would the Buchanan/Palm Beach County votes  magellan   Jun-23-07 11:22 PM   #111 
  - sometimes when you don't vote for a democrat,  batwing   Jun-22-07 09:36 PM   #65 
  - some people might feel it's just as "monumentally stupid" to be  Morgana LaFey   Jun-22-07 09:55 PM   #68 
  - Absolutely true story: DH I & were at the local watering hole  wakemeupwhenitsover   Jun-22-07 07:55 PM   #13 
  - at some point, it's time to start voting for ones hopes, instead of againt ones fears.  KG   Jun-22-07 07:57 PM   #14 
  - A politician and a party must EARN the support of  ikojo   Jun-22-07 08:00 PM   #17 
  - Thank the "New Dems" and the "Blue Dogs"  PassingFair   Jun-22-07 08:02 PM   #19 
  - That's for sure, neighbor!  TahitiNut   Jun-22-07 08:18 PM   #30 
     - You'll appreciate this, Tahiti....  PassingFair   Jun-22-07 08:53 PM   #48 
        - It looks like we both cooperated with Russ's latest request to 'inform' Sen. Levin.  TahitiNut   Jun-22-07 09:39 PM   #66 
  - As they pointed out, those votes are available..if the Dems stop voting with the Repugs.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-22-07 08:05 PM   #23 
  - was talking to my neighbors this afternoon and they feel the same way...  fed-up   Jun-22-07 08:09 PM   #26 
  - And the GOP rubs it's hands in glee  krispos42   Jun-22-07 08:18 PM   #31 
  - I'd Love To Hear Your Solution, But REPUBLICANS Follow Their Party NO MATTER WHAT !!!  WillyT   Jun-22-07 08:26 PM   #37 
  - Instant runoff voting and proportional electoral votes  krispos42   Jun-22-07 08:32 PM   #43 
  - Not only that, Republicans cater to their base -- and  Morgana LaFey   Jun-22-07 10:03 PM   #69 
  - The Nazis followed their fuhrer as well  ikojo   Jun-24-07 07:33 AM   #112 
  - ya know i begged and pleaded with my repug friends to vote dem in 2006..and they did..  flyarm   Jun-22-07 09:11 PM   #52 
  - Same here, some of the Republicans in my family voted Dem  slipslidingaway   Jun-22-07 09:36 PM   #63 
  - And as they rub PERHAPS THE DEMS SHOULD PAY FUCKING ATTENTION  LibraLiz1973   Jun-24-07 08:38 AM   #117 
  - Uh, California? You had a chance to replace DiFi with Cindy Sheehan...  derby378   Jun-22-07 08:25 PM   #35 
  - on what alternate reality did this occur? Where Boxer told Cindy to back of DiFi?  cryingshame   Jun-22-07 09:28 PM   #58 
  - Oh for God's sake  NV Whino   Jun-22-07 11:47 PM   #79 
     - Well, now the Dems have shown their appreciation by chasing Cindy away...  derby378   Jun-23-07 08:30 AM   #98 
     - Oh Bullshit!  NoPasaran   Jun-24-07 07:39 AM   #115 
        - As if Cindy would have made any traction with the Repukes...  derby378   Jun-24-07 10:50 AM   #129 
     - Perhaps Cindy Sheehan wasn't the answer  ikojo   Jun-24-07 07:36 AM   #113 
        - I agree with you there  NV Whino   Jun-24-07 09:44 AM   #125 
  - You are right, and peoople are pissed  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-22-07 08:26 PM   #36 
  - I changed mine to Indie  Pastiche423   Jun-22-07 08:43 PM   #44 
  - Being here on the west coast  proud patriot   Jun-22-07 08:26 PM   #38 
  - I can appreciate where they're coming from, WillyT, and we all know why.  babylonsister   Jun-22-07 08:31 PM   #42 
  - Your friends are onto something ...  Everybody   Jun-22-07 08:47 PM   #45 
  - going green and indy-what do you expect when you get some corporate shit like clinton as the nom  natrat   Jun-22-07 08:47 PM   #46 
  - Neh neh, Greens & Independents have never been Dems!!1 n/t  UTUSN   Jun-22-07 08:50 PM   #47 
  - Uh, many, many Greens and Indies are refugees...  High Plains   Jun-25-07 12:42 PM   #131 
  - here's a tiny little hint  welshTerrier2   Jun-22-07 09:03 PM   #49 
  - but they say it is the fringe that is against what they did ...it seems they don't  flyarm   Jun-22-07 09:16 PM   #53 
  - They're out of touch with their own constituency because they repeatedly  calimary   Jun-22-07 09:36 PM   #62 
     - our core beliefs  welshTerrier2   Jun-22-07 09:47 PM   #67 
        - That would be a great thing - bringing some of our reps HERE to  calimary   Jun-22-07 10:18 PM   #71 
           - does the phrase ...  welshTerrier2   Jun-22-07 10:27 PM   #72 
              - Well, Shit, Yeah!  calimary   Jun-23-07 02:08 AM   #87 
  - Solid Dem since JFK but will become indy when Hillary buys the nomination.  FreeStateDemocrat   Jun-22-07 09:08 PM   #51 
  - RUN AL RUN..we need Al..we need him desperately!! eom  flyarm   Jun-22-07 09:17 PM   #54 
  - Your friends are too prideful for their own good.  ellisonz   Jun-22-07 09:20 PM   #55 
  - I'd love another party in the mix but I'd never split the vote.  djohnson   Jun-22-07 09:25 PM   #57 
  - This ripple is real. Thank you.  Firespirit   Jun-22-07 09:30 PM   #60 
  - Excellent post  Morgana LaFey   Jun-22-07 10:05 PM   #70 
  - Great Point, Great Post Firespirit !!!  WillyT   Jun-22-07 11:35 PM   #76 
  - I'm hearing the same thing  dflprincess   Jun-22-07 09:30 PM   #61 
  - can you blame them? nt  HardRocker05   Jun-22-07 11:52 PM   #80 
  - I went Green after Al Gore ran and was ditched at the altar by Senate Dems.  sfexpat2000   Jun-23-07 12:05 AM   #82 
  - You Know That, I Know That, And More And More People Are Coming To Know That Lately, But...  WillyT   Jun-23-07 12:45 AM   #83 
     - Makes sense to me. It's been a long six years.  sfexpat2000   Jun-23-07 12:52 AM   #86 
  - BIG K&R  petunia.here   Jun-23-07 03:39 AM   #88 
  - Easy.  Aya Reiko   Jun-23-07 05:32 AM   #89 
  - Maybe you'll answer this question  some guy   Jun-23-07 06:15 AM   #90 
  - Sorry... These People Have Fought The Good Fight For A LONG Time...  WillyT   Jun-23-07 10:59 AM   #104 
  - Oh, Really?  Toasterlad   Jun-24-07 10:45 AM   #128 
  - Blaming a loss in '08 on people who  JTFrog   Jun-23-07 07:22 AM   #93 
  - This is going to be repeated across the country from now to election day  MadHound   Jun-23-07 07:30 AM   #94 
  - For the most part, "the left" will stay home.  ikojo   Jun-24-07 07:39 AM   #114 
  - On the other hand I am friends with life long Repubicans who say  book_worm   Jun-23-07 07:35 AM   #95 
  - September, September, September....  RiverStone   Jun-23-07 09:04 AM   #100 
  - The Democrats who voted to fund Bush's war squandered our opportunity.  Oregonian   Jun-23-07 11:04 AM   #105 
  - I was particularly disgusted  Mme. Defarge   Jun-23-07 01:57 PM   #110 
  - I expect DU to shrink rapidly  Jed Dilligan   Jun-23-07 11:13 AM   #106 
  - excellent thread, willyT  ldf   Jun-23-07 11:16 AM   #107 
  - I officially got divorced from the Democratic Party  Mme. Defarge   Jun-23-07 01:03 PM   #108 
  - I think the system is broken ....  JacquesMolay   Jun-23-07 01:32 PM   #109 
  - your friends must be OK with Republican rule, then.  paulk   Jun-24-07 09:07 AM   #118 
  - No. I'm sticking. Progress doesn't always happen in leaps and bounds.  pinto   Jun-24-07 09:09 AM   #119 
  - I feel the same way. nt  OhioBlues   Jun-24-07 09:27 AM   #121 
  - Me, too  OzarkDem   Jun-24-07 09:30 AM   #123 
     - Tell them to keep up the pressure on Dems  OzarkDem   Jun-24-07 09:36 AM   #124 
  - They are dumbfucks. EOM  johncoby2   Jun-24-07 09:28 AM   #122 
  - That'll sure convince them to come back to cogent folks like you! (NT)  Tesha   Jun-25-07 12:05 PM   #130 
  - I know a lot of "Lifelong Dems" who voted for Nader and Reagan before that  NNN0LHI   Jun-24-07 09:55 AM   #126 
  - When you get NO representation, you look elsewhere.  spanone   Jun-24-07 10:02 AM   #127 
  - Can't say I blame them.  Sentinel Chicken   Jun-25-07 12:57 PM   #133 
 

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