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Junkdrawer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-29-07 01:11 PM
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23. The "Democratic" party leadership is NOT going to give us progressive candidates....
They're just not.

If we want the Democratic Party to change direction, we're going to have to work our asses off in the Primaries. And before that has a chance, were going to have to reform the way votes are counted.
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  -Remember: If you don't vote for the Federalist or Whig candidate... Junkdrawer  Sep-29-07 11:44 AM   #0 
  - it makes so much sense  fenriswolf   Sep-29-07 11:46 AM   #1 
  - Did the parties change that much or was it just the names?  renie408   Sep-29-07 11:49 AM   #2 
  - They divided and became irrelevant:  Junkdrawer   Sep-29-07 11:54 AM   #3 
     - So therefore the left wing should take its marbles and go home,  Kelly Rupert   Sep-29-07 12:04 PM   #4 
        - The right wing has repeatedly "taken its marbles and gone home."  TahitiNut   Sep-29-07 12:14 PM   #5 
           - But yet, what you hear most often nowadays is,  Kelly Rupert   Sep-29-07 12:22 PM   #6 
              - Even doormats get too worn to take any more dirt.  TahitiNut   Sep-29-07 12:24 PM   #8 
                 - One is,  Kelly Rupert   Sep-29-07 01:57 PM   #25 
                    - The fallacy of circular reasoning.  TahitiNut   Sep-29-07 02:36 PM   #26 
                       - In a head-to-head poll,  Kelly Rupert   Sep-29-07 02:45 PM   #27 
                          - No head-to-head poll is done in a vacuum.  TahitiNut   Sep-29-07 03:12 PM   #28 
                             - Game. Set. Match.  bvar22   Sep-30-07 12:21 AM   #34 
  - All DEMS know who threw their votes away in 2000, and gave us GW Bush.  L. Coyote   Sep-29-07 12:24 PM   #7 
  - The farther away from 2000, the less differences between the candidates...  Junkdrawer   Sep-29-07 12:31 PM   #10 
  - The same kind of Dems gave us Nixon in 68 and Reagan in 80  DavidD   Sep-29-07 12:38 PM   #15 
  - You mean the ones that crossed over an voted for Nixon & Reagan?  Tierra_y_Libertad   Sep-29-07 12:47 PM   #18 
     - Funny how those Dems can actually vote for Repubs and get a pass.  Forkboy   Sep-29-07 03:15 PM   #29 
     - Or didn't vote at all  DavidD   Sep-29-07 03:36 PM   #30 
  - Some day, the emotionalism will die down and perhaps we will . . .  defendandprotect   Sep-29-07 11:23 PM   #32 
     - No..No...No....Nader is SUPERMAN!!!  bvar22   Sep-30-07 12:37 AM   #35 
  - I like the Federalists...I think they got a bad rap  wuushew   Sep-29-07 12:28 PM   #9 
  - So you're fogiving them for the Alien & Sedition Act?  Bucky   Sep-29-07 12:35 PM   #12 
  - Wanna elect Democrats? Vote for 'em. It's that simple. (nt)  Heidi   Sep-29-07 12:32 PM   #11 
  - I tried to suggest Progressives work in the Primaries for better candidates...  Junkdrawer   Sep-29-07 12:37 PM   #14 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-29-07 12:50 PM   #19 
     - Mocking those of us who've voted for Dems probably isn't the most civil way  Heidi   Sep-29-07 01:04 PM   #20 
     - I "mock" people who only vote in General Elections and who never...  Junkdrawer   Sep-29-07 01:06 PM   #21 
     - The "Democratic" party leadership is NOT going to give us progressive candidates....  Junkdrawer   Sep-29-07 01:11 PM   #23 
     - Candidates are now too often self-selecting based on having money ---  defendandprotect   Sep-29-07 11:27 PM   #33 
  - It's incredulous that in a country this size two parties could represent the  nosmokes   Sep-29-07 12:35 PM   #13 
  - I agree. All it does is create two giant sized targets for Corporate takeover....  Junkdrawer   Sep-29-07 12:42 PM   #16 
  - 2 parties operating 1 corrupt system.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Sep-29-07 12:45 PM   #17 
  - We're repeatedly told how bad the 'other' party is ... and then watch while they prove it.  TahitiNut   Sep-29-07 01:11 PM   #24 
  - People MUST obey the system! The system is God. The system doesn't need to be good for People!  TahitiNut   Sep-29-07 01:10 PM   #22 
  - I really do not understand a 2 party system.  Pacifist Patriot   Sep-29-07 10:53 PM   #31 
  - What is sad is all of those people that show up on election day  pirhana   Sep-30-07 12:45 AM   #36 
  - But what about the copperheads? n/t  hootinholler   Sep-30-07 09:51 AM   #37 
  - F**k You! I'm voting Bull Moose  TheModernTerrorist   Sep-30-07 10:52 PM   #38 

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