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tandem5 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-11-08 01:04 AM
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88. wow that's always been my wording exactly!
Edited on Fri Jan-11-08 01:05 AM by tandem5
of course so am I... sigh
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  -Why don't more people support Kucinich? Smith_3  Jan-10-08 02:30 PM   #0 
  - because then they couldn't call him unelectable  mikelgb   Jan-10-08 02:32 PM   #1 
  - The truth is that over the past 30 years, ...  Deep13   Jan-10-08 02:32 PM   #2 
  - Really?  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-10-08 02:37 PM   #6 
     - There was an article in either Scene or the Free Press a couple...  Deep13   Jan-10-08 02:40 PM   #15 
        - I didn't want a term paper  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-10-08 02:46 PM   #26 
  - Because we can't afford to lose again...  polichick   Jan-10-08 02:36 PM   #3 
  - Obama...Freidman's choice. If Obama wins the primaries...  OKthatsIT   Jan-10-08 11:32 PM   #85 
  - Well, he's an idealogue. Don't get me wrong. I voted for him in the 2004 caucus  LisaM   Jan-10-08 02:36 PM   #4 
  - I've wondered about that  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-10-08 02:38 PM   #8 
     - Dennis does compromise...two recent examples  slipslidingaway   Jan-10-08 05:06 PM   #52 
        - What about the first SCHIP vote?  Aya Reiko   Jan-10-08 11:19 PM   #80 
           - "...the Democrats left out up to 600,000 children..." I'm glad he  slipslidingaway   Jan-11-08 12:15 AM   #87 
  - Because our media puts personality over issues  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-10-08 02:36 PM   #5 
  - Because BIG MONEY (Corporate America) Doesn't Want Him  fascisthunter   Jan-10-08 02:37 PM   #7 
  - Ding Ding Ding We have a winner!  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-10-08 02:40 PM   #12 
  - We Need to be The Media  fascisthunter   Jan-10-08 02:45 PM   #24 
  - No, we need to reform the MSM. Not everyone has a computer  LisaM   Jan-10-08 02:59 PM   #34 
  - Agree  madisongrace   Jan-11-08 01:10 AM   #90 
  - They Know He Can't Be Bought Either (nt)  Dinger   Jan-11-08 11:50 AM   #137 
  - Maybe because his supporters get banned.  Cornfields_4_Peace   Jan-10-08 02:38 PM   #9 
  - supporters or disruptors?  stimbox   Jan-10-08 02:48 PM   #29 
  - Are anti-war protestors "disrupters"?  Cornfields_4_Peace   Jan-10-08 08:53 PM   #68 
     - what did you say that led you to be banned? n/t  stimbox   Jan-11-08 10:15 AM   #119 
        - Glitch or something said  Cornfields_4_Peace   Jan-11-08 03:46 PM   #150 
  - There are some real problems with his campaign this time around  Lydia Leftcoast   Jan-10-08 07:25 PM   #56 
  - False. There are MANY vocal DK supporters on DU.  mondo joe   Jan-10-08 07:40 PM   #63 
     - I don't believe he's referring to DU.  Balbus   Jan-11-08 07:22 AM   #98 
        - My apologies - I misunderstood. Thanks for the correction.  mondo joe   Jan-11-08 07:27 AM   #99 
  - Because he was anti-choice, and because he's a loon.  janesez   Jan-10-08 02:39 PM   #10 
  - Why is ending a war based on lies looney?  Breeze54   Jan-10-08 03:39 PM   #39 
  - He believes in aliens, and he wanted a Dept of Peace.  janesez   Jan-10-08 03:41 PM   #42 
     - seeing a UFO is not the same as believing in aliens  leftofthedial   Jan-10-08 04:00 PM   #45 
     - You're right, that's so much better.  janesez   Jan-10-08 04:19 PM   #46 
     - tens of thousands of people--cops, pilots, presidents, doctors . . .  leftofthedial   Jan-10-08 04:23 PM   #47 
     - yep. Just ask President Jimmy Carter  GreenArrow   Jan-10-08 04:42 PM   #49 
     - Sell this to a nation where a large chunk still believes in Creationism... {nt}  Aya Reiko   Jan-10-08 11:22 PM   #81 
     - Believing in peace, a sure sign of lunacy.  GreenArrow   Jan-10-08 04:44 PM   #50 
     - What have you got against Peace? Do you love war?  Breeze54   Jan-10-08 06:18 PM   #54 
     - Explain what a Department of Peace will do.  Common Sense Party   Jan-10-08 07:38 PM   #61 
     - I support a department of peace.  LWolf   Jan-10-08 07:40 PM   #64 
     - I'm another who supports a Dept of Peace  Desertrose   Jan-10-08 11:10 PM   #79 
        - I've noticed that many people  LWolf   Jan-11-08 08:42 AM   #107 
           - I agree..if they'd take a few minutes to read about it....  Desertrose   Jan-11-08 02:58 PM   #149 
              - We're hanging in there.  LWolf   Jan-11-08 08:41 PM   #151 
     - and he's a gun-grabber to boot.  QuestionAll   Jan-10-08 10:05 PM   #77 
  - I thought y'all called him a "Keebler Elf?"  Swamp Rat   Jan-10-08 08:51 PM   #67 
  - Ron Paul  NeedleCast   Jan-10-08 02:39 PM   #11 
  - Yes, those reasons too.  janesez   Jan-10-08 02:41 PM   #18 
  - Drop that broken record already.  Kucinich4America   Jan-10-08 03:40 PM   #41 
  - Slandering?  NeedleCast   Jan-10-08 08:58 PM   #69 
  - He said he would accept Ron Paul as VP?  Naturyl   Jan-10-08 07:28 PM   #58 
     - That was the rumor that was going around  NeedleCast   Jan-10-08 09:00 PM   #70 
  - I support him in congress, but I don't think he would be a good president.  skipos   Jan-10-08 02:40 PM   #13 
  - But why don't more of the candidates support issues  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-10-08 02:42 PM   #19 
  - A few to name...  Aya Reiko   Jan-10-08 11:27 PM   #83 
     - Bullshit! Try getting your information from real sources, not Kos.  bean fidhleir   Jan-11-08 12:23 PM   #145 
  - The same reason more people don't support Ron Paul.  Common Sense Party   Jan-10-08 02:40 PM   #14 
  - Kuc is not a nutter like Ron Paul  NYCALIZ   Jan-10-08 02:44 PM   #21 
     - To Joe Six-Pack, yes, he IS a nutter.  Common Sense Party   Jan-10-08 02:46 PM   #27 
        - When it is explained,  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-10-08 02:47 PM   #28 
        - How many average people wait around to hear it explained?  Common Sense Party   Jan-10-08 02:51 PM   #31 
           - I've generally found that  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-10-08 06:58 PM   #55 
              - You missed the point. Kucinich is not meeting face-to-face with  Common Sense Party   Jan-10-08 07:36 PM   #59 
                 - But a candidate gets his message out  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-10-08 07:51 PM   #65 
                 - How do you figure that? - Kucinich treated like a rock star in Troy campaign stop  Breeze54   Jan-11-08 07:59 AM   #100 
                    - Great. 300 of his die-hard fans. That's gonna win an election.  Common Sense Party   Jan-11-08 11:12 AM   #129 
                       - That's just one event, silly!!  Breeze54   Jan-11-08 11:23 AM   #130 
                          - Maybe Dennis can be e-elected as our Internet President.  Common Sense Party   Jan-11-08 11:35 AM   #132 
                             - My name is Breeze and I'm against the war in Iraq and NO war with Iran  Breeze54   Jan-11-08 11:48 AM   #136 
                                - "And you call people supporting a peace candidate fanatical?"  Common Sense Party   Jan-11-08 12:01 PM   #140 
                                   - My, my; you do think awfully highly of yourself. Why?  Breeze54   Jan-11-08 12:12 PM   #142 
                                      - Write me back when Dennis wins something real.  Common Sense Party   Jan-11-08 01:23 PM   #148 
                                         - I guess that congressional seat he sits in was a birthday gift. n/t  geomon666   Jan-11-08 11:07 PM   #157 
                                            - I'm sorry, I thought we were discussing Dennis' PRESIDENTIAL campaign.  Common Sense Party   Jan-12-08 12:24 AM   #160 
        - I wasn't referring to Joe SixPack but my own impression  NYCALIZ   Jan-10-08 02:52 PM   #32 
  - Because he's outside the mainstream and (gasp!) "Too liberal".  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jan-10-08 02:41 PM   #16 
  - Are you talking about DU or the nation as a whole?  bryant69   Jan-10-08 02:41 PM   #17 
  - both.  Smith_3   Jan-10-08 02:48 PM   #30 
  - because he's "my way or the highway"  NYCALIZ   Jan-10-08 02:43 PM   #20 
  - He would lose in a 49 state wipeout  bluestateguy   Jan-10-08 02:44 PM   #22 
  - What state do you think he'd carry?  NoPasaran   Jan-10-08 03:50 PM   #43 
     - The State of Confusion. nt  Common Sense Party   Jan-11-08 11:37 AM   # 
  - It doesn't matter what the people want  RedCappedBandit   Jan-10-08 02:44 PM   #23 
  - To some degree.  Common Sense Party   Jan-10-08 03:34 PM   #37 
     - Uh no he didn't get plenty.  geomon666   Jan-11-08 11:10 PM   #158 
  - because he's a goof ball  poli speak   Jan-10-08 02:45 PM   #25 
  - wow that's always been my wording exactly!  tandem5   Jan-11-08 01:04 AM   #88 
  - Because the guy down the street could say what Kucinich does  Heaven and Earth   Jan-10-08 02:57 PM   #33 
  - I see this question so very often. It seems most of us understand  OHdem10   Jan-10-08 03:08 PM   #35 
  - Because Presidents are more than Ideas  Spike89   Jan-10-08 03:27 PM   #36 
  - Bottom line? People don't understand how primaries work  riqster   Jan-10-08 03:36 PM   #38 
  - Hmmm  jaredh   Jan-10-08 03:40 PM   #40 
  - because the oligarchy and their corporations don't want him or his ideas  leftofthedial   Jan-10-08 04:00 PM   #44 
  - Oh, a great many reasons, I suppose.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-08 04:23 PM   #48 
  - I agree with numbers 1 through 5. Unless those change, 6 is irrelevant  onenote   Jan-10-08 11:25 PM   #82 
  - [More]  Aya Reiko   Jan-10-08 11:40 PM   #86 
  - He's too short to be President.  smalll   Jan-10-08 04:44 PM   #51 
  - Because they don't see him as the obvious choice that you do  Marrah_G   Jan-10-08 05:13 PM   #53 
  - They obey the teevee rather than voting in their best interests.  notsodumbhillbilly   Jan-10-08 07:27 PM   #57 
  - Seems to be too uncompromising in his positions, and more of an ideologue.  libbygurl   Jan-10-08 07:37 PM   #60 
  - Zero chance of winning.  mondo joe   Jan-10-08 07:38 PM   #62 
  - Because he tells the truth and isn't good looking enough  Generator   Jan-10-08 08:48 PM   #66 
  - Not willing to adapt ideas  taught_me_patience   Jan-10-08 09:36 PM   #71 
  - I'm going to try to give an honest answer  Husb2Sparkly   Jan-10-08 09:44 PM   #72 
  - Well if  bonito   Jan-10-08 09:50 PM   #74 
  - Actually, you're dead wrong with your snarky assumption.  Husb2Sparkly   Jan-10-08 09:58 PM   #76 
     - No snark intended my friend  bonito   Jan-10-08 10:15 PM   #78 
        - We see things differently? Do tell.  Husb2Sparkly   Jan-11-08 09:48 AM   #116 
  - I remember the first time I was called a "ni___r-lover" ...  TahitiNut   Jan-10-08 11:31 PM   #84 
     - There are, indeed, thjose who vote - or don't vote - for a candidate for a variety of stupid reasons  Husb2Sparkly   Jan-11-08 10:30 AM   #123 
  - You can always tell who the neocon supporters are here.  bonito   Jan-10-08 09:47 PM   #73 
  - because he's not "TV friendly"  Neo   Jan-10-08 09:55 PM   #75 
  - Because he is nuts! (nt)  question everything   Jan-11-08 01:05 AM   #89 
  - Watch how much success he has with his recount and impeachment and then ask me  LeftCoast   Jan-11-08 01:13 AM   #91 
  - Because immediately pulling out of our trade agreements would be a fucking disaster  Hippo_Tron   Jan-11-08 01:19 AM   #92 
  - Sadly, the main reason more people don't support him is looks.  riverdeep   Jan-11-08 06:46 AM   #93 
  - 3 decades of rightward propaganda/corporate "values" = true liberals appear out of touch  Echo In Light   Jan-11-08 06:52 AM   #94 
  - People want change. They don't want Kucinich.  robcon   Jan-11-08 07:14 AM   #95 
  - If they want change, then they should vote for Kucinich...the rest will be  Breeze54   Jan-11-08 08:03 AM   #101 
     - It's funny - you ACTUALLY believe Kucinich can get legislation passed.  robcon   Jan-11-08 09:53 AM   #117 
        - Kucinich 2008 !!  Breeze54   Jan-11-08 10:17 AM   #120 
           - He can't sign legislation that Congress has not passed.  robcon   Jan-11-08 10:22 AM   #121 
              - 15 yrs. later, he was elected to the Ohio Senate - Because he was right.  Breeze54   Jan-11-08 10:34 AM   #124 
                 - Thanks for the research.  robcon   Jan-11-08 10:36 AM   #125 
                    - Rise up and be brave  Breeze54   Jan-11-08 10:42 AM   #126 
  - Because the media tells them  elleng   Jan-11-08 07:18 AM   #96 
  - People are quite malleable, easy to manipulate via the power of suggestion  Echo In Light   Jan-11-08 07:22 AM   #97 
     - Suggestion?  elleng   Jan-11-08 08:19 AM   #102 
        - It's a psych term for a particular phenomenon  Echo In Light   Jan-11-08 09:56 AM   #118 
  - After this thread, I have to add another reason.  janesez   Jan-11-08 08:20 AM   #103 
  - That is bullshit. You're the one being an obnoxious, close minded insulting twit.  Atman   Jan-11-08 08:37 AM   #105 
     - Read the thread. The only people being insulting and obnoxious are DK's supporters.  janesez   Jan-11-08 08:41 AM   #106 
        - Oh, yes...your post was like flowers and candy!  Atman   Jan-11-08 08:45 AM   #110 
        - Clinton was a Rhodes Scholar.  janesez   Jan-11-08 08:49 AM   #111 
           - Again, I don't disagree with you; it is a shame that we have to settle  Atman   Jan-11-08 09:00 AM   #112 
              - I thought the question was more directed to why don't more DUer's support him.  janesez   Jan-11-08 09:11 AM   #113 
                 - Fair enough.  Atman   Jan-11-08 09:21 AM   #114 
                    - I did, up above.  janesez   Jan-11-08 09:22 AM   #115 
        - I've seen you on a number of threads trashing Kucinich  elaineb   Jan-11-08 11:07 AM   #128 
  - Because he's batshit crazy  dropkickpa   Jan-11-08 08:28 AM   #104 
  - PEACE....  Breeze54   Jan-11-08 10:28 AM   #122 
     - I can do pictures!  dropkickpa   Jan-11-08 12:36 PM   #146 
  - slavophobia  JVS   Jan-11-08 08:42 AM   #108 
  - I support his efforts and I admire him greatly, but  Le Taz Hot   Jan-11-08 08:42 AM   #109 
  - Because he runs a poor campaign, organizationally  Strawman   Jan-11-08 10:45 AM   #127 
  - It's the M$M doing the shutting out.  Breeze54   Jan-11-08 11:30 AM   #131 
  - No, it can't all be blamed on the media.  Radical Activist   Jan-11-08 11:39 AM   #134 
  - No it's not a fair assessment at all! They've been shutting him out.  Breeze54   Jan-11-08 11:59 AM   #139 
     - Dennis has had a few opportunities to break through  Radical Activist   Jan-11-08 12:06 PM   #141 
        - DK has been  Breeze54   Jan-11-08 12:16 PM   #143 
  - Maybe, but it wasn't the MSM that made him never even email me  Strawman   Jan-11-08 11:43 AM   #135 
     - Wah! You lost your e-mail ! - He has plenty of organizers and supporters!  Breeze54   Jan-11-08 11:56 AM   #138 
        - Hell, he couldn't even manage to get on my state's primary ballot  mentalsolstice   Jan-11-08 12:57 PM   #147 
  - Based on the way he runs a campaign  Radical Activist   Jan-11-08 11:37 AM   #133 
     - If I thought this all was best understood as purely being an exercise in expressive individualism  Strawman   Jan-11-08 12:16 PM   #144 
  - Various reasons, but..  RedCappedBandit   Jan-11-08 08:43 PM   #152 
  - I do- "universal single-payer healthcare"  kineneb   Jan-11-08 09:08 PM   #153 
  - I'm doing the same in MA!  Breeze54   Jan-11-08 10:37 PM   #155 
  - Lots of reasons  rucky   Jan-11-08 09:15 PM   #154 
  - the "electibility" crap  Skittles   Jan-11-08 10:43 PM   #156 
  - Well if anything, this thread certainly provided some answers for us.  geomon666   Jan-11-08 11:31 PM   #159 
  - You forgot: 10. People think he's a kook.  Common Sense Party   Jan-12-08 12:26 AM   #161 
  - The (transnational corporation owned ) MSM finds Kucinich to be too much of a true Democrat...  Indi Guy   Jan-12-08 01:34 AM   #162 
  - I don't support him because he is delusional.  Blarch   Jan-12-08 08:01 AM   #163 
  - I don't support him because he said that he would implement change through Executive Orders.  alphafemale   Jan-12-08 08:14 AM   #164 
  - Because he has absolutely no chance of ever being elected (nt)  cgrindley   Jan-12-08 08:18 AM   #165 
  - K  Indi Guy   Jan-12-08 11:53 AM   #166 
  - Because the TV tells them not to.  Orsino   Jan-12-08 12:35 PM   #167 
 

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