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robinlynne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-15-07 11:52 AM
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99. Well, we gave her the power, and she showed us what she will do.
I think what you say is right on. and true. And it isn't about enver amking compromise. compromise is ok. but not when compromise means giving up on all the big issues, and accepting a minimum wage increase as enough.
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  -When does criticism turn into bashing and when does the herd effect replace reason? Husb2Sparkly  Oct-15-07 09:07 AM   #0 
  - Which "herd" are you referring to?  Elspeth   Oct-15-07 09:08 AM   #1 
  - It's another backhanded insult aimed at those who do not agree with  burythehatchet   Oct-15-07 09:13 AM   #5 
     - Show me where I am backing HRC. I DARE You  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 09:16 AM   #10 
     - I DARED you to answer  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 09:34 AM   #27 
     - bingo.  antifaschits   Oct-15-07 10:18 AM   #44 
     - I DARE you, too  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 10:21 AM   #47 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-15-07 10:33 AM   #49 
        - You agreed with the conflation of this thread and support for HRC  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 10:38 AM   #51 
        - I triple dog dare you! Yes, that's right, I went right past the double dare. so what of it? nt  Javaman   Oct-15-07 10:43 AM   #54 
           - If you're gonna call someone out  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 10:46 AM   #56 
              - Empty words and high fives.  TwilightZone   Oct-15-07 10:49 AM   #57 
              - Feel free  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 10:56 AM   #60 
                 - Answering your own post...............  spokane   Oct-15-07 11:00 AM   #62 
                    - Actually, he answered my post.  TwilightZone   Oct-15-07 11:02 AM   #63 
                       - Have you lost your  spokane   Oct-15-07 11:07 AM   #64 
                          - No, but I'm reasonably certain that you haven't a clue what you're talking about.  TwilightZone   Oct-15-07 11:13 AM   #66 
                             - Thats twice you've  spokane   Oct-15-07 11:40 AM   #87 
                                - Gee, sorry to point out that you were wrong.  TwilightZone   Oct-15-07 11:53 AM   #100 
                                   - You could have done that  spokane   Oct-15-07 12:01 PM   #104 
                                      - You could have responded without a personal attack.  TwilightZone   Oct-15-07 12:20 PM   #107 
              - Wow, dude, I was just quoting from "a Christmas Story" lighten up.  Javaman   Oct-15-07 11:15 AM   #71 
     - HeeeellllllllooooooOOOOO! About that dare ........  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 10:19 AM   #45 
  - yikes.  cali   Oct-15-07 09:09 AM   #2 
  - Cali  Elspeth   Oct-15-07 09:20 AM   #15 
     - Are you now, or have you ever been ......  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 09:24 AM   #19 
     - Whatever.  cali   Oct-15-07 09:25 AM   #21 
     - :)  Elspeth   Oct-15-07 09:41 AM   #34 
     - You noticed  lumpy   Oct-15-07 12:35 PM   #112 
  - You and your ilk have made DU very unpleasant.  burythehatchet   Oct-15-07 09:11 AM   #3 
  - Where do you intend to bury that hatchet?  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 09:15 AM   #9 
     - You certainly ARE a Democrat. Labels obviously work for you  burythehatchet   Oct-15-07 09:18 AM   #11 
     - Child  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 09:19 AM   #13 
     - If Jeb Bush got the Democratic Nomination? Wouldn't that mean enough  mondo joe   Oct-15-07 10:11 AM   #42 
     - Excellent object lesson  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 10:44 AM   #55 
     - That's A Silly Supposition  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-15-07 10:21 AM   #46 
     - Had to reply twice to that silliness  burythehatchet   Oct-15-07 09:21 AM   #16 
        - I won't clean up your grammar, but I *will* wait for your answer to my DARE, stated above.  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 09:45 AM   #35 
           - I don't suppose they where  spokane   Oct-15-07 11:13 AM   #68 
              - What would be relevant is his showing me to be what he asserted I was  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 11:48 AM   #93 
  - So is this gonna be a once a week thing now?  redqueen   Oct-15-07 09:12 AM   #4 
  - Weekly? I've seen this at least every other day. A jobs program may be helpful  burythehatchet   Oct-15-07 09:13 AM   #6 
     - Maybe daily or hourly would be better  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 09:28 AM   #24 
  - I'm a democrat too.  lonestarnot   Oct-15-07 09:14 AM   #7 
  - Becaue you have to take the loyalty pledge first, then you get the antidote  burythehatchet   Oct-15-07 09:18 AM   #12 
     - Why so vehement in your comments in ths thread? Is it a mirror?  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 09:20 AM   #14 
        - Because pointless threads designed to incite exactly this sort of shit are your M.O.  burythehatchet   Oct-15-07 09:23 AM   #18 
        - Cha ching!!!!! We have a winnah!  Forkboy   Oct-16-07 06:57 AM   #154 
        - Wow. A high five!  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-16-07 12:56 PM   #157 
        - And people like you keep it going with silly replies, all the while FAILING to back up  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-16-07 12:58 PM   #158 
        - Becaue you don't have the grapes to express your real opinions  burythehatchet   Oct-15-07 09:25 AM   #20 
           - Tell ya what .... answer my question upthread ... about support for HRC  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 09:28 AM   #23 
  - Well, I've been put on ignore twice now for pointing out flaws in proto-fascist Germany analogies  jpgray   Oct-15-07 09:14 AM   #8 
  - Wear an 'Ignore' with pride  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 09:26 AM   #22 
  - Kicked and recommended.  sufrommich   Oct-15-07 09:22 AM   #17 
  - "the farthest left...tend to be the greatest Bashers"  TwilightZone   Oct-15-07 09:29 AM   #25 
  - I can understand the mindset of both of those groups  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 09:33 AM   #26 
  - College Sophomores, Stinky...  Sparkly   Oct-15-07 09:36 AM   #29 
  - Hmm... I was thinking more like Highschool sophmores.  progressoid   Oct-15-07 09:41 AM   #33 
  - Simple. They don't believe that it's a Democratic website.  TwilightZone   Oct-15-07 09:38 AM   #31 
     - actually, did a poll yesterday. when choosing between "progressive" website,  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 12:20 PM   #108 
        - There's only one poll that matters and only one vote: Skinner's.  mondo joe   Oct-15-07 01:39 PM   #118 
           - who created this website for "democrats and other progressives".  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 02:17 PM   #129 
              - "...and to support Democratic candidates for political office."  mondo joe   Oct-15-07 02:26 PM   #131 
                 - Nobody wants to change the mission. You interpret it as for "the party.", while  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 02:29 PM   #132 
                    - No, I don't interpret it as "the party". I take Skinner at his word.  mondo joe   Oct-15-07 02:32 PM   #133 
                       - NO thanks. It is our party. It has been temporarily usurped by the dlc.  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 02:40 PM   #134 
                          - I see it's really you who is PARTY ABOVE ALL.  mondo joe   Oct-15-07 02:45 PM   #136 
                          - Skinner on progressives and Hillary Clinton....  TwilightZone   Oct-15-07 08:53 PM   #149 
  - Seeing no difference between Democrats and Republicans  Sparkly   Oct-15-07 09:34 AM   #28 
     - That's an interesting way to look at it.  TwilightZone   Oct-15-07 09:40 AM   #32 
     - I think what people mean when they say that is the current dems are helping to  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 02:42 PM   #135 
  - Stating opinion differences is one thing, BUT I often see the same  budibudinski   Oct-15-07 09:37 AM   #30 
  - Rich  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-15-07 09:50 AM   #36 
  - Wow -- the KING?  Sparkly   Oct-15-07 09:51 AM   #37 
  - Tag team...  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-15-07 11:23 AM   #75 
     - Off the subject.........  spokane   Oct-15-07 12:21 PM   #109 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-15-07 09:54 AM   #38 
     - Oh shit...  Sparkly   Oct-15-07 09:55 AM   #39 
        - Fear not  lpbk2713   Oct-16-07 02:41 PM   #160 
  - The problem that many of us "bashers" have is "moderate dems" vs. "moderate Repubs"...  calipendence   Oct-15-07 10:01 AM   #40 
  - Now ya see ......  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 10:15 AM   #43 
  - The Problem Is There Are Only Four Moderate Republicans Left In The Entire Country  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-15-07 10:25 AM   #48 
  - thank-you for that. nt  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 11:20 AM   #73 
  - excellent post. thank you.  FarceOfNature   Oct-15-07 12:16 PM   #106 
  - Wonderful insight........  spokane   Oct-15-07 12:35 PM   #111 
  - It's nothing more than quasi-anonymous Internet message board Shitheadism  slackmaster   Oct-15-07 10:09 AM   #41 
  - I give it 5 minutes before it is locked.  antifaschits   Oct-15-07 10:34 AM   #50 
  - Whatever  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 10:41 AM   #53 
     - are you insane?  antifaschits   Oct-15-07 10:54 AM   #59 
  - "our common foe"  Tierra_y_Libertad   Oct-15-07 10:41 AM   #52 
  - Can we discuss that honestly?  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 10:54 AM   #58 
     - There are issues and issues.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Oct-15-07 11:13 AM   #69 
        - perfect. and unfortunately, that is what is happening in our country.  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 11:26 AM   #77 
        - A serious question:  TwilightZone   Oct-15-07 11:27 AM   #78 
        - As I said, there are issues, and issues.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Oct-15-07 11:39 AM   #86 
           - Thanks for the response, and I agree.  TwilightZone   Oct-15-07 11:52 AM   #98 
        - Wonderful Post, Tierra  Zodiak Ironfist   Oct-15-07 02:08 PM   #127 
  - What a Great Thread!  yodermon   Oct-15-07 10:57 AM   #61 
  - To answer the OP seriously  Elspeth   Oct-15-07 11:10 AM   #65 
  - Where I quibble with that  Sparkly   Oct-15-07 11:15 AM   #70 
  - I see your point, but when party comes first, you have to make some moral compromises  Elspeth   Oct-15-07 11:19 AM   #72 
  - There are moral compromises the other way, perhaps even MORE so.  Sparkly   Oct-15-07 11:22 AM   #74 
     - You mean, if a Dem doesn't get elected, then more will die?  Elspeth   Oct-15-07 11:29 AM   #79 
     - If a Republican gets elected, more will die.  Sparkly   Oct-15-07 11:32 AM   #81 
        - There are negative consequences if we assume the Dems are going to stop the war  Elspeth   Oct-15-07 11:47 AM   #92 
           - "The right thing"  Sparkly   Oct-15-07 11:51 AM   #96 
           - The compromise is accepting what the dem majority is doing right now.  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 11:55 AM   #102 
              - Define "accepting." nt  Sparkly   Oct-15-07 01:54 PM   #123 
                 - To regard as proper, usual, or right, To regard as true; believe in,  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 02:11 PM   #128 
           - Well, we gave her the power, and she showed us what she will do.  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 11:52 AM   #99 
     - The opposite of compromise is fighting to get good democrats elected, in spite of the dlc.  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 11:38 AM   #85 
        - They are all politicians.  Sparkly   Oct-15-07 11:41 AM   #88 
        - yes, the fight is in the primaries, right now. why not use this energy to get clint curtis  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 11:49 AM   #95 
           - Why not indeed?  Sparkly   Oct-15-07 11:51 AM   #97 
        - Interesting post.  Elspeth   Oct-15-07 11:48 AM   #94 
  - If that were real, you would all be out actively fighting election fraud.  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 11:31 AM   #80 
     - Obviously, that's an important issue as well. They aren't mutually-exclusive. nt  Sparkly   Oct-15-07 11:35 AM   #82 
     - Republicans only get into power through election fraud, at least the presidency.  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 11:42 AM   #89 
     - Those issues are all very real, but I think .....  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 11:36 AM   #83 
        - now we agree on something. (dlc) however, I don't know what I can do about the  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 11:45 AM   #91 
           - You've just given the answer  spokane   Oct-15-07 01:59 PM   #124 
              - That's why we need to get anti-corporate progessives elected! The guys in  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 02:05 PM   #126 
                 - No, they will not  Zodiak Ironfist   Oct-15-07 02:24 PM   #130 
  - An excellent summation ...... I would add one more category .....  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 11:26 AM   #76 
  - "Reasoned" (in this case) is another word for making compromises  Elspeth   Oct-15-07 11:38 AM   #84 
     - Thinking about compromise, and the war. A compromise would be bringing all  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 12:30 PM   #110 
     - I have not been following the flame fests you reference  Ms. Toad   Oct-15-07 01:15 PM   #115 
     - All groups in your list make compromises.  mondo joe   Oct-15-07 01:41 PM   #119 
     - If we're sticking only with the war issue .......  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 02:55 PM   #139 
  - well that was self serving.  cali   Oct-15-07 12:05 PM   #105 
  - It's the attack of the "decision challenged" their moment of truth is fast approaching. n/t  CK_John   Oct-15-07 11:13 AM   #67 
  - It looks like you mean anyone who doesn't support your candidate? is that what you mean?  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 01:19 PM   #116 
  - I've spent enough time attacking the Republicans  Mythsaje   Oct-15-07 11:43 AM   #90 
  - And in my OP I attempted to differentiate between bashers and honest critics.  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 11:55 AM   #101 
     - I did...  Mythsaje   Oct-15-07 10:28 PM   #150 
  - Fortunately I can't engage  spokane   Oct-15-07 11:58 AM   #103 
  - why do we have to have thread after thread of loyalty tests?  Lerkfish   Oct-15-07 12:36 PM   #113 
  - This is not about the primaries ....... mmmmkay>?  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 02:58 PM   #140 
  - It's simple, really...  LanternWaste   Oct-15-07 12:50 PM   #114 
  - I agree with every word you wrote .......  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 03:04 PM   #141 
  - "I'm a Democrat" . . . all my life, I've been proud to say that . . . no longer . . .  OneBlueSky   Oct-15-07 01:38 PM   #117 
  - This is B.S. But I guess you knew that when you posted it.  CT_Progressive   Oct-15-07 01:45 PM   #120 
  - bu-t....bu-t you're missing the point  spokane   Oct-15-07 02:45 PM   #137 
  - I am just fed the fuck up with all of them . . .  OneBlueSky   Oct-16-07 05:42 AM   #152 
  - maybe you don't like how this poster phrased his or her comments,  stranger81   Oct-16-07 02:26 PM   #159 
  - Most of us agree with you.  robinlynne   Oct-15-07 01:51 PM   #122 
  - Sorry to say, but the whole country has slid to the right  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 03:07 PM   #142 
  - Your input is needed here:  redqueen   Oct-15-07 01:48 PM   #121 
  - Let me guess; you don't like your favorite DINO being criticized?  CANDO   Oct-15-07 02:00 PM   #125 
  - Here we go again. You just made an accusation. Now back it up  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 03:11 PM   #143 
     - You don't support Hillary? It was a question...  CANDO   Oct-16-07 10:33 AM   #155 
  - not me, I am NOT a Democrat  hfojvt   Oct-15-07 02:54 PM   #138 
  - Good for you. But my OP was not about Hillary  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 03:14 PM   #144 
     - alot of it is primary wars. Another part is "great expectations after 2006"  hfojvt   Oct-15-07 03:28 PM   #145 
        - Well ...... ya see .......  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-15-07 03:42 PM   #146 
           - so you are unaware of Hillary's ties to the water crisis in Georgia??  hfojvt   Oct-15-07 05:04 PM   #147 
  - I can agree and disagree with your premise, I kind of see both sides and can understand  AuntPatsy   Oct-15-07 05:18 PM   #148 
  - You mean lefties criticizing Clinton for killing Vince Foster?  eridani   Oct-16-07 02:17 AM   #151 
  - The nastiest attacks at DU always come from progressives, and are always based on false information.  Perry Logan   Oct-16-07 05:54 AM   #153 
  - I see our inner battles as simply democracy in action  RiverStone   Oct-16-07 10:48 AM   #156 
 

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