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derby378 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-02-07 10:33 AM
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Progress Report: A partial list of Benedict Arnold Democrats and their 2008 primary challengers
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I posted this list on GD a while back to highlight Democrats who seem to have sold our party out. Let's see how things have progressed since then in terms of Democratic primary challengers.

Moderators, pay careful attention - in no wise am I encouraging independent or third-party candidates to run against these Democratic incumbents. This is strictly Democrat vs. Democrat, and I say let the battle for the party begin!

Disclaimer: This is not a complete list. Updates and additions are welcome.

(AL-5) Robert "Bud" Cramer
Voted for Military Commissions Act (8/27/06), voted against McGovern Amendment (5/10/07), voted for Bush's demands for warrantless wiretapping (8/4/07)
Primary Challengers: NONE AT PRESENT

(AR-2) Victor Snyder
Voted against McGovern Amendment (5/10/07), voted for Bush's demands for warrantless wiretapping (8/4/07)
Primary Challengers: NONE AT PRESENT

(AR-4) Mike Ross
Voted for Military Commissions Act (8/27/06), voted against McGovern Amendment (5/10/07), voted for Bush's demands for warrantless wiretapping (8/4/07)
Primary Challengers: NONE AT PRESENT

(CO-3) John Salazar
Voted for Military Commissions Act (8/27/06), voted against McGovern Amendment (5/10/07), voted for Bush's demands for warrantless wiretapping (8/4/07)
Primary Challengers: NONE AT PRESENT

(FL-2) Allen Boyd
Voted for Military Commissions Act (8/27/06), voted against McGovern Amendment (5/10/07), voted for Bush's demands for warrantless wiretapping (8/4/07)
Primary Challengers: NONE AT PRESENT

(IL-3) Daniel Lipinski
Voted against McGovern Amendment (5/10/07), voted for Bush's demands for warrantless wiretapping (8/4/07)
Primary Challengers: MARK PERA

(IL-8) Melissa Bean
Voted for Military Commissions Act (8/27/06), voted against McGovern Amendment (5/10/07), voted for Bush's demands for warrantless wiretapping (8/4/07)
Primary Challengers: RANDI SCHEURER

(KY-6) Ben Chandler
Voted for Military Commissions Act (8/27/06), voted against McGovern Amendment (5/10/07), voted for Bush's demands for warrantless wiretapping (8/4/07)
Primary Challengers: NONE AT PRESENT

(LA-3) Charles Melancon
Voted for Military Commissions Act (8/27/06), voted against McGovern Amendment (5/10/07), voted for Bush's demands for warrantless wiretapping (8/4/07)
Primary Challengers: NONE AT PRESENT

(MN-7) Collin Peterson
Voted for Military Commissions Act (8/27/06), voted against McGovern Amendment (5/10/07), voted for Bush's demands for warrantless wiretapping (8/4/07)
Primary Challengers: NONE AT PRESENT

(MS-4) Gene Taylor
Voted for Military Commissions Act (8/27/06), voted against McGovern Amendment (5/10/07), voted for Bush's demands for warrantless wiretapping (8/4/07)
Primary Challengers: NONE AT PRESENT

(ND-0) Earl Pomeroy
Voted for Military Commissions Act (8/27/06), voted against McGovern Amendment (5/10/07), voted for Bush's demands for warrantless wiretapping (8/4/07)
Primary Challengers: NONE AT PRESENT

(SD-0) Stephanie Herseth Sandlin
Voted for Military Commissions Act (8/27/06), voted against McGovern Amendment (5/10/07), voted for Bush's demands for warrantless wiretapping (8/4/07)
Primary Challengers: NONE AT PRESENT

(TX-28) Henry Cuellar
Voted for Military Commissions Act (8/27/06), voted against McGovern Amendment (5/10/07), voted for Bush's demands for warrantless wiretapping (8/4/07)
Primary Challengers: NONE AT PRESENT

(UT-2) Jim Matheson
Voted for Military Commissions Act (8/27/06), voted against McGovern Amendment (5/10/07), voted for Bush's demands for warrantless wiretapping (8/4/07)
Primary Challengers: NONE AT PRESENT

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As you can see from the list presented above, out of 15 turncoat Dems, only two of these turncoats have Democratic primary challengers. Only two. Clearly, our party still has a world of work to do - and not much time left to do it.

So, if your Congressperson is one of the individuals listed above, and there isn't anyone challenging that individual for that seat in Congress, it's a sign that you should find an honest Democrat who is willing to run against them - or possibly run against them yourself.
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  -Progress Report: A partial list of Benedict Arnold Democrats and their 2008 primary challengers derby378  Sep-02-07 10:33 AM   #0 
  - Hmmm  Greeby   Sep-02-07 10:35 AM   #1 
  - Notice anything about these folks?  cali   Sep-02-07 10:37 AM   #2 
  - Who's talking about replacing them by republicans? This thread is about PRIMARY challenge.  BlooInBloo   Sep-02-07 10:39 AM   #4 
  - Fact: A liberal cannot get elected  cali   Sep-02-07 10:41 AM   #5 
     - Then they won't win the primary either.  BlooInBloo   Sep-02-07 10:42 AM   #6 
     - Probably true. n/t  cali   Sep-02-07 10:48 AM   #11 
     - Doesn't have to be a LIBERAL Democratic primary challenger...  derby378   Sep-02-07 10:47 AM   #10 
     - A liberal can't, but a populist probably could do extremely well here.  Selatius   Sep-02-07 10:56 AM   #13 
     - NOT a fact, just an opinion,  bvar22   Sep-03-07 12:07 AM   #20 
  - Have you ever considered that maybe the reason Republicans win in these places  Greeby   Sep-02-07 10:42 AM   #7 
  - No. Because I prefer to  cali   Sep-02-07 10:47 AM   #9 
  - Shake and bake, baby, shake and bake!  derby378   Sep-02-07 10:45 AM   #8 
  - No kidding.  provis99   Sep-02-07 11:31 PM   #18 
  - Now this is the sort of thing I can get behind! Thanks!  BlooInBloo   Sep-02-07 10:38 AM   #3 
  - What a horseshit list... what is their labor voting record and  Gman   Sep-02-07 10:52 AM   #12 
  - Many of them voted to LEGALIZE TORTURE  derby378   Sep-02-07 11:03 AM   #14 
     - Many of them have good labor voting records...  Gman   Sep-02-07 12:29 PM   #16 
  - Did I miss Brian Baird on this list? "Surge Man" is No.1 to go, if you ask me!  wienerdoggie   Sep-02-07 11:07 AM   #15 
  - Where's the list of targeted Republicans?  Husb2Sparkly   Sep-02-07 10:11 PM   #17 
  - This next election is our best chance to get any DEM elected.  southerncrone   Sep-03-07 12:03 AM   #19 
  - K&R n/t  orleans   Sep-03-07 02:02 AM   #21 
 

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