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Usrename Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-05-07 07:01 PM
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75. This post should be pinned to the top of the front page.
If there is any hope of saving the party, this is it.

Right now, the struggle isn't about parties anymore. It's about empire and fascism.

We should make this struggle into the only party issue. It may be the only way to win.
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  -A list of Benedict Arnold Democrats - and the Democrats who will challenge them in '08 derby378  Aug-05-07 11:36 AM   #0 
  - I have recommende this post  burythehatchet   Aug-05-07 11:39 AM   #1 
  - Thank you...  derby378   Aug-05-07 11:46 AM   #3 
  - Do you think some 'Democrats' could be part of a GOP sleeper cell strategy?  bananarepublican   Aug-06-07 05:09 AM   #105 
     - I would say they are cowards against power. They know who has the power  rhett o rick   Aug-06-07 08:59 AM   #116 
  - yes I agree with this post completely.  ooglymoogly   Aug-05-07 12:50 PM   #21 
  - Kick!  nradisic   Aug-05-07 11:46 AM   #2 
  - K&R....We have to fix our party from within or we're in trouble.  TroubleMan   Aug-05-07 11:47 AM   #4 
  - Agree totally, but how? Maybe identify and isolate those that are corporatist sympathizers  rhett o rick   Aug-06-07 08:57 AM   #115 
  - Geez!  ananda   Aug-05-07 11:48 AM   #5 
  - Some might also claim it's the power of the DLC  derby378   Aug-05-07 11:52 AM   #7 
  - As long as  vpilot   Aug-05-07 11:52 AM   #8 
  - I'm curious  ProudDad   Aug-06-07 12:07 AM   #97 
  - Well the party has limited resources  bryant69   Aug-05-07 11:53 AM   #9 
  - I vote for "NONE AT PRESENT" (reminds me of a one-party state)  Kip Humphrey   Aug-05-07 11:51 AM   #6 
  - You're not going to get radical progressives in most of these seats  KingFlorez   Aug-05-07 11:57 AM   #10 
  - are those the only choices?  rucky   Aug-05-07 12:01 PM   #12 
  - If not a radical progressive, then how about an honest-to-goodness Democrat?  derby378   Aug-05-07 12:02 PM   #13 
  - Quite right, K&R.  dickbearton   Aug-05-07 03:32 PM   #38 
  - Still wouldn't get that here.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-07 04:09 PM   #45 
  - SEVENTY PERCENT of the American people oppose the Iraq War and want it ended.  Peace Patriot   Aug-05-07 12:39 PM   #19 
  - And these people aren't elected by the entire American population.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-07 04:15 PM   #46 
  - want the United States to pull out of the UN... hate the French, love their flags and hate  Truth2Tell   Aug-05-07 09:19 PM   #83 
     - Won't get that here.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-07 11:41 PM   #94 
  - How many are willing to get off their dead asses and do something, anything, even vote  rhett o rick   Aug-06-07 09:01 AM   #117 
  - not the way this county is moving  ooglymoogly   Aug-05-07 01:11 PM   #31 
  - We don't need a radical progressive, just someone who respects the rule of law and Constitution...  Solon   Aug-05-07 10:43 PM   #87 
  - If you analyze the last election, progressives (not radicals) did very well, and  John Q. Citizen   Aug-06-07 12:16 AM   #98 
     - I don't believe this country is all that conservative either  KingFlorez   Aug-06-07 12:29 AM   #99 
        - I don't doubt that. but I also believe that many of those districts (not all)  John Q. Citizen   Aug-06-07 12:54 AM   #100 
  - Pera's website is great.  rucky   Aug-05-07 12:01 PM   #11 
  - Do you post elsewhere?  Opposite Reaction   Aug-05-07 12:04 PM   #14 
  - Y'know, that's a wonderful idea  derby378   Aug-05-07 12:16 PM   #17 
  - OK Howard It's up to you. Find us some true PATRIOTS to run against  dkofos   Aug-05-07 12:08 PM   #15 
  - Kick...  AzDar   Aug-05-07 12:11 PM   #16 
  - K&R  Skidmore   Aug-05-07 12:19 PM   #18 
  - So for the way they voted on 3 issues,  Gman   Aug-05-07 12:46 PM   #20 
  - Actually, OP'er would have a very liberal Dem run against them. Not just someone  cryingshame   Aug-05-07 12:57 PM   #26 
  - Many similar posts are being done by people with no star, less than 1000 posts  Gman   Aug-05-07 01:33 PM   #33 
     - Yes, this place has been crawling with trolls ever since last night.  Raksha   Aug-05-07 06:42 PM   #74 
        - Since last night?  Forkboy   Aug-05-07 07:19 PM   #78 
           - I know they've been here all along!  Raksha   Aug-06-07 01:39 AM   #103 
  - We'll never see universal healthcare if they keep bowing  Mythsaje   Aug-05-07 01:01 PM   #29 
  - but they are such important issues.  ooglymoogly   Aug-05-07 01:15 PM   #32 
  - "5 times as many people die from lack of health care"?  ima_sinnic   Aug-05-07 03:48 PM   #40 
  - Heh, heh, heh... there's some of us here that have more than one or two facets  Gman   Aug-05-07 04:01 PM   #43 
     - YOU are the one fixated on health care above all else  ima_sinnic   Aug-05-07 04:47 PM   #55 
        - Well known facts? Oh, really?  Gman   Aug-05-07 06:05 PM   #72 
  - Repeat after me...very slowly...  derby378   Aug-05-07 04:37 PM   #53 
  - My opinion is that we have a dictatorship or the closest we've ever come to it....  Sarah Ibarruri   Aug-05-07 04:58 PM   #59 
  - Agreed.  progressoid   Aug-05-07 09:20 PM   #84 
  - I strongly disagree with your assessment. The most important issues  rhett o rick   Aug-05-07 11:03 PM   #90 
     - Your list is Iraq war/WOT related  Gman   Aug-06-07 10:46 AM   #121 
        - Your list only had two issues. But the point isn't that they aren't supporting Democratic issues  rhett o rick   Aug-06-07 03:44 PM   #125 
           - Surely you jest  Gman   Aug-06-07 05:23 PM   #126 
              - The Republcans stole the 2000 election and the 2004 election, so why is it so hard  rhett o rick   Aug-06-07 10:39 PM   #129 
  - bean`s district is one of he wealthiest in the chicago land area  madrchsod   Aug-05-07 12:50 PM   #22 
  - I know someone who lives in Bean's district ....  greatauntoftriplets   Aug-05-07 02:46 PM   #35 
     - thanks-- i thought that was the deal up there  madrchsod   Aug-05-07 04:33 PM   #52 
     - Ugh, it's like a steambath out there today.  greatauntoftriplets   Aug-05-07 05:29 PM   #66 
     - Y'know, there used to be a lot of people who said Lieberman could never be defeated  derby378   Aug-05-07 04:56 PM   #57 
        - Except that Lieberman won the election.  greatauntoftriplets   Aug-05-07 05:29 PM   #65 
           - As I just said...  derby378   Aug-05-07 05:39 PM   #69 
  - my sentiments exactly....nt k&nom  ooglymoogly   Aug-05-07 12:52 PM   #23 
  - yeah- Alabama, Mississipi and Utah are SUCH liberal bastions...  cryingshame   Aug-05-07 12:54 PM   #24 
  - Alabama does have liberals...  dbonds   Aug-05-07 04:04 PM   #44 
  - (IL-3) Daniel Lipinski  madrchsod   Aug-05-07 12:57 PM   #25 
  - You're correct, Lipinski will win the GE in a walkover. The Pukes  mohinoaklawnillinois   Aug-05-07 03:30 PM   #37 
     - i`m not sure if people here at du understand the  madrchsod   Aug-05-07 04:30 PM   #51 
        - Perhaps we just don't care...  derby378   Aug-05-07 05:01 PM   #60 
        - I cannot bring myself to vote for any Republican.  mohinoaklawnillinois   Aug-05-07 06:25 PM   #73 
  - By 2008  creeksneakers2   Aug-05-07 12:58 PM   #27 
  - K & R!  sojourner   Aug-05-07 01:00 PM   #28 
  - sorry to see only 2 contenders to support and send money to.  ooglymoogly   Aug-05-07 01:03 PM   #30 
  - 39th Rec on this thread....thank you for the info.  Hepburn   Aug-05-07 02:36 PM   #34 
  - I have to ask about your use of "Benedict Arnold"  TechBear_Seattle   Aug-05-07 03:25 PM   #36 
  - Probably their constituents.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-07 04:18 PM   #47 
  - Simple way to find out.  zonmoy   Aug-06-07 09:47 AM   #118 
  - Most Of Those Congressmen Could Run As Indys Or GOPUERS and Win...  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-05-07 03:37 PM   #39 
  - I live in Floridas' 2nd district  angrycarpenter   Aug-05-07 03:54 PM   #41 
  - But are you surprised?  onenote   Aug-05-07 05:30 PM   #67 
  - Thank you!  il_lilac   Aug-05-07 03:54 PM   #42 
  - Glad I could do my part to help  derby378   Aug-05-07 05:09 PM   #61 
  - Deja vu all over again  NoPasaran   Aug-05-07 04:21 PM   #48 
  - Kick!  LeftyCanuck   Aug-05-07 04:27 PM   #49 
  - We need to popularize the notion of "losing forward"  eridani   Aug-05-07 04:29 PM   #50 
  - Indiana's Dan Burton???  raven880   Aug-05-07 04:46 PM   #54 
  - I don't think he has a Democratic primary challenger, either  derby378   Aug-05-07 05:15 PM   #63 
  - Burton  PhilipDC   Aug-06-07 08:38 AM   #108 
  - North Dakotans fear change.  Chichiri   Aug-05-07 04:53 PM   #56 
  - I pray plenty of Democrats will run against these people!  Sarah Ibarruri   Aug-05-07 04:57 PM   #58 
  - well it's obvious those two should lose then  themartyred   Aug-05-07 05:11 PM   #62 
  - Thanks for posting  Geek_Girl   Aug-05-07 05:17 PM   #64 
  - I have no problem if someone wants to mount a primary challenge  onenote   Aug-05-07 05:32 PM   #68 
  - Nancy Boyda (KS-2) voted against it.  Telly Savalas   Aug-05-07 09:32 PM   #85 
     - my district is not that red  hfojvt   Aug-07-07 02:10 AM   #132 
  - Thank you for posting this list. I'm going to save it and print it out  Raksha   Aug-05-07 05:47 PM   #70 
  - After considering the phenomenon carefully, I have come to the  MasonJar   Aug-05-07 06:03 PM   #71 
  - This post should be pinned to the top of the front page.  Usrename   Aug-05-07 07:01 PM   #75 
  - Here's the complete roll-call  democrat2thecore   Aug-05-07 07:07 PM   #76 
  - Dan Boren (D-OK) - Add him to the list!  democrat2thecore   Aug-05-07 07:08 PM   #77 
  - Me like this post.  Forkboy   Aug-05-07 07:20 PM   #79 
  - Someone should warn the challengers how quickly Democrats turn on one another.  Perry Logan   Aug-05-07 07:23 PM   #80 
  - Heath Effing Shuler, NC-11  Spiffarino   Aug-05-07 07:55 PM   #81 
  - recommended and kicked  B Calm   Aug-05-07 09:04 PM   #82 
  - Ask the challengers about FISA  jfern   Aug-05-07 09:34 PM   #86 
  - 41 House Dems Tremble Before the Mighty Bush  redacted   Aug-05-07 10:45 PM   #88 
  - Contact the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee  Krashkopf   Aug-05-07 11:02 PM   #89 
  - Welcome Krashkopf!  AllyCat   Aug-05-07 11:05 PM   #91 
  - It is impossible to replace these traitors. The state and national Democratic  rhett o rick   Aug-05-07 11:07 PM   #92 
  - Lieberman was the first. The next will be successful, or the next. starting with House cleaning  yurbud   Aug-05-07 11:10 PM   #93 
     - You're right, cleaning House isn't the same thing.  Usrename   Aug-05-07 11:50 PM   #95 
     - He did what Dem leaders fail to do: took a long shot stand on principle, knowing it would  yurbud   Aug-06-07 01:30 AM   #102 
     - Throwing out incumbents is not so easy, see my post below # 112.  rhett o rick   Aug-06-07 08:50 AM   #113 
  - Thanks for posting this.  Eric J in MN   Aug-05-07 11:59 PM   #96 
  - this post is so much better than mindless ranting  Enrique   Aug-06-07 01:18 AM   #101 
  - One thing to add if possible is the number of terms incumbents have  Norquist Nemesis   Aug-06-07 02:45 AM   #104 
  - I think it is time to start a liberal blog party.  angryxyouth   Aug-06-07 08:11 AM   #106 
  - Thank you for this excellent list!  CrispyQGirl   Aug-06-07 08:12 AM   #107 
  - This list needs to be a permanent resource on the front page (nt)  Ian_rd   Aug-06-07 08:40 AM   #109 
  - People still don't get it  disndat   Aug-06-07 08:43 AM   #110 
  - I absolutely hate seeing some of the names on that list, BUT  The Stranger   Aug-06-07 08:45 AM   #111 
  - Lieberman / Lamont contest showed us how extremely hard it is to replace  rhett o rick   Aug-06-07 08:49 AM   #112 
  - Good points all.  The Stranger   Aug-06-07 08:56 AM   #114 
  - TOUGH DECISION HERE>.......  happygoluckytoyou   Aug-06-07 10:24 AM   #119 
  - I couldn't disagree with you more. The worst of the worst are not those that are your enemy,  rhett o rick   Aug-06-07 02:19 PM   #124 
  - Like this?  bonito   Aug-06-07 10:40 AM   #120 
  - Hey, that works, too  derby378   Aug-07-07 11:41 AM   #135 
  - If Voting Could Change The System  Forrest Greene   Aug-06-07 11:06 AM   #122 
  - Who voted you Democratic Whip?  19jet54   Aug-06-07 11:29 AM   #123 
  - Before you judge me, take a good look at those three votes...  derby378   Aug-06-07 06:02 PM   #127 
     - I understand...  19jet54   Aug-06-07 06:47 PM   #128 
        - I sort of agree with what you are saying, but I would rephrase it.  Usrename   Aug-07-07 02:00 AM   #130 
        - Joe Lieberman  19jet54   Aug-07-07 11:07 AM   #133 
        - It's cool  derby378   Aug-07-07 11:32 AM   #134 
  - Damn. I gave money to Stephanie Herseth, helped her get in, in a  calimary   Aug-07-07 02:09 AM   #131 
 

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