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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-01-08 01:52 PM
Response to Reply #67
71. this filthy administration isn't running again
McCain blows, 'tis true.

Do you have something to vote FOR in November, or are you primarily voting AGAINST the repukes? Either option is fine. That's what my questions in the OP are asking.
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  -Why should I vote in November? leftofthedial  Feb-01-08 11:25 AM   #0 
  - In primaries, support strong DEMs for Congress, Senate and local offices  havocmom   Feb-01-08 11:27 AM   #1 
  - and if none of those mythical beasts are on the ballot?  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:29 PM   #27 
     - Hey, if you think you need permission to sit on your hands and make excuses for it  havocmom   Feb-01-08 01:02 PM   #54 
        - I'm not looking for excuses to sit on my hands  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 01:05 PM   #57 
  - You are asking as an academic exercise, or are you actually wanting people to convince YOU to vote?  MADem   Feb-01-08 11:28 AM   #2 
  - I'm asking people what they are passionate enough about  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:20 PM   #21 
     - So, it's a survey and an academic exercise! Fascinating.  MADem   Feb-01-08 12:26 PM   #25 
     - Local issues. Life, the universe, etc. It's my civic duty.  uppityperson   Feb-01-08 01:07 PM   #59 
        - good reasons  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 01:48 PM   #69 
  - Get a Dem in the White House to remove obstacles to pro-labor bills and maybe end the war.  Selatius   Feb-01-08 11:28 AM   #3 
  - good reasons  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:21 PM   #22 
  - Are You Saying You'd Be Content With Republican Victory?  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 11:30 AM   #4 
  - .  NC_Nurse   Feb-01-08 11:33 AM   #5 
  - no, I just wanted to contribute one superlative on DU today  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 11:53 AM   #11 
     - Contribution Should Generally Have A Positive Connotation.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 11:57 AM   #13 
        - In the future, I'll PM you all my posts in advance  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:18 PM   #19 
           - I Answered Your Question.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 12:20 PM   #20 
              - Hey! I've made it all the way to "F" in the alphabet.  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:23 PM   #23 
                 - Yup. Just As I Thought. OP Was Posted Out Of Closed Minded Idiocy.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 12:30 PM   #29 
                    - if you don't think the following is a legitimate question  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:35 PM   #32 
                       - Please Humor Someone Else With Your Emptiness. I Told Ya; No More Food For You. n/t  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 12:37 PM   #33 
                          - I once read something that inspired me.  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:41 PM   #36 
                             - Glad I Could Be Of Service.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 12:43 PM   #40 
                                - do you have a thesaurus full of insulting adverbs and adjectives?  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:50 PM   #46 
                                   - One Was Not Necessary.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 12:55 PM   #48 
                                   - "What are your top reasons for participating in the US "election" process?"  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 01:02 PM   #55 
                                      - Taken Alone, They Are Fine.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 01:07 PM   #60 
                                         - the only thing blatant has been your negativity  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 01:50 PM   #70 
                                   - Get a room, y'all-  Sugar Smack   Feb-01-08 12:56 PM   #50 
                                      - Ha!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 12:59 PM   #53 
                                         - w00t!@!!11!!!  Sugar Smack   Feb-01-08 01:11 PM   #61 
  - Trying to save what's left of our country!  RufusEarl   Feb-01-08 11:33 AM   #6 
  - what vote that you can cast in November will accomplish that?  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:28 PM   #26 
     - The only one i have, unfortunately!  RufusEarl   Feb-01-08 02:28 PM   #90 
        - which candidate gives us the best hope for Peace?  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 02:31 PM   #91 
           - Well that wold have been Dennis Kucinich, but we know what happened to him.  RufusEarl   Feb-01-08 06:33 PM   #129 
              - and you still call it *your* vote  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 07:17 PM   #132 
  - It depends on your world view  bryant69   Feb-01-08 11:34 AM   #7 
  - I don't think I can not vote  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:30 PM   #30 
  - Has to be one of the dumbest Questions I've heard on DU...n/t  golddigger   Feb-01-08 11:34 AM   #8 
  - so do you have one of the dumbest Answers to go with the question  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 11:54 AM   #12 
  - Ok. Here's The Dumbest Answer Of All To The Dumbest Question Of All:  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 12:00 PM   #15 
  - Thank you.  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:25 PM   #24 
     - You're Right. Post # 23 Took That Prize.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 12:31 PM   #31 
  - Why would I dumb down myself to give you an answer.  golddigger   Feb-01-08 12:47 PM   #42 
     - you're right  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:48 PM   #44 
        - Thank you, because if you still don't know the answer to your own question  golddigger   Feb-01-08 12:57 PM   #51 
           - The point of posting here is not to answer my own question  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 01:06 PM   #58 
  - Your answer, however, is absolutely laden  nathan hale   Feb-01-08 11:18 PM   #140 
  - We have paper ballots in my state  Warpy   Feb-01-08 11:36 AM   #9 
  - so it's like the big game? Your team, the Democrats  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:37 PM   #34 
     - I'm voting for Edwards on Tuesday  Warpy   Feb-01-08 01:21 PM   #63 
        - good reasons all  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 01:54 PM   #72 
        - "I'm voting Democratic in November no matter what two stiffs we're offered"  DaDooRonRon   Feb-01-08 02:48 PM   #103 
           - Check out the policy differences between the two parties  Warpy   Feb-01-08 03:11 PM   #108 
           - Check this out first  DaDooRonRon   Feb-01-08 04:44 PM   #116 
              - Rah rah roll! Go to the polls!  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 04:53 PM   #120 
           - Fuck Nader.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 03:12 PM   #109 
              - fuck the oligarchs  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 04:48 PM   #117 
  - You lose your right to bitch. You know first they came for. . . . n/t  CK_John   Feb-01-08 11:38 AM   #10 
  - my vote will change who they come for and when  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 11:57 AM   #14 
  - Because I will give it one more try.  mmonk   Feb-01-08 12:01 PM   #16 
  - does that imply that there might come a time when you won't?  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:52 PM   #47 
     - It implies I'm a forgotten democrat  mmonk   Feb-02-08 12:58 AM   #142 
        - I felt left behind for the first time during the second year of Clinton's first term  leftofthedial   Feb-02-08 02:32 AM   #143 
  - You dont have to, Diebold will do it for you!!  Twist_U_Up   Feb-01-08 12:03 PM   #17 
  - too true  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:42 PM   #38 
  - In rare cases, the Supreme Court may decide to vote for us.  EOO   Feb-01-08 12:06 PM   #18 
  - rare cases  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:43 PM   #39 
     - I dont want to see a repeat of the 2000 election.  EOO   Feb-01-08 12:46 PM   #41 
        - there is no need to repeat a coup  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:49 PM   #45 
  - Lookin' for a repeat of 2006. Did you forget already?  Perry Logan   Feb-01-08 12:29 PM   #28 
  - what? the part where we overwhelmingly voted for change?  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:38 PM   #35 
  - Because Conservative Duers will Call You a Troll if You Don't  fascisthunter   Feb-01-08 12:41 PM   #37 
  - damned "keyboard bullies"  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 12:47 PM   #43 
  - It's "tough work"...  fascisthunter   Feb-01-08 02:02 PM   #76 
     - I sometimes wonder if DU has been infiltrated  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 02:07 PM   #79 
        - It Has Figuratively  fascisthunter   Feb-01-08 02:15 PM   #84 
  - So Would Intelligent, Logical, Democratic And Responsible DU'ers.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 12:58 PM   #52 
     - THank you, OMC,  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 01:48 PM   #68 
     - No Problem.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 01:55 PM   #73 
     - Most Huh, OMC?  fascisthunter   Feb-01-08 02:01 PM   #75 
        - Yes, Most.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 02:04 PM   #78 
           - I didn't realize that most DUers were ignorant fascist shitspewing wingnuts,  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 02:11 PM   #80 
           - There Are Many Things You Don't Realize.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 02:36 PM   #93 
           - I Expect Such in the Face of Disagreement from You  fascisthunter   Feb-01-08 02:12 PM   #81 
              - In Fact, I'm Wasting My Time With You In General.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 02:37 PM   #96 
              - wait... I gotta get the last post  fascisthunter   Feb-01-08 02:45 PM   #102 
              - I have only been here a short time, but I have noticed  DaDooRonRon   Feb-01-08 02:50 PM   # 
                 - Wrong.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 09:35 PM   #138 
                    - that's okay  leftofthedial   Feb-02-08 02:33 AM   #144 
  - It's the difference between 1 year of war and 100 years of war. nt  Vinca   Feb-01-08 12:56 PM   #49 
  - thank you  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 01:04 PM   #56 
     - So, now you know the answer to your dumb question?  golddigger   Feb-01-08 01:13 PM   #62 
        - Couldn't Have Been Glass...  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-01-08 01:29 PM   #64 
        - True, my bad...n/t  golddigger   Feb-01-08 01:37 PM   #65 
        - Should have said in a coma for 7 yrs...n/t  golddigger   Feb-01-08 01:40 PM   #66 
        - no, but now I know why Vinca is voting  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 01:56 PM   #74 
           - It is a shame...  golddigger   Feb-01-08 02:22 PM   #86 
           - are you just a dingleberry on OMC's ass?  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 02:28 PM   #89 
              - Yes I do...  golddigger   Feb-01-08 02:35 PM   #92 
              - "what are your top reasons for voting?"  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 02:37 PM   #94 
              - Ok I'll play...Why should I vote in November Leftofthedial?  golddigger   Feb-01-08 02:43 PM   #100 
                 - I'm asking you  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 02:50 PM   #105 
                    - And I'm telling you I have no right to tell you why you should vote in november  golddigger   Feb-01-08 03:10 PM   #107 
           - to clarify, the body of that post does not refer to Vinca  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 04:56 PM   #121 
  - you really have to ask that question after 7 miserable years of  alyce douglas   Feb-01-08 01:46 PM   #67 
  - this filthy administration isn't running again  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 01:52 PM   #71 
     - maybe to get the country back on track again, and clean up  alyce douglas   Feb-01-08 02:02 PM   #77 
        - so how will you vote  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 02:13 PM   #82 
           - go read the candidates issues, plus I will vote democratic.  alyce douglas   Feb-01-08 02:37 PM   #95 
              - I think it is pretty certainly true that either Democratic candidate, if elected,  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 02:48 PM   #104 
  - SCOTUS justices  dropkickpa   Feb-01-08 02:14 PM   #83 
  - thanks  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 02:23 PM   #87 
  - Its like this:  montanto   Feb-01-08 02:15 PM   #85 
  - good reasons  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 02:27 PM   #88 
  - Based on the electoral college mechanism, the candidate that wins a state wins the electoral votes i...  Mountainman   Feb-01-08 02:38 PM   #97 
  - I hope you succeed  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 02:41 PM   #98 
     - I am more to the left of most Dems. I believe in Democratic Socialism.  Mountainman   Feb-01-08 09:46 PM   #139 
  - If you vote in December it won't count.  BuyingThyme   Feb-01-08 02:43 PM   #99 
  - LOL  golddigger   Feb-01-08 02:45 PM   #101 
  - any more than it is likely to count in November . . .  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 02:51 PM   #106 
     - Then if you feel that way  golddigger   Feb-01-08 03:23 PM   #110 
  - So I can bitch and moan in January... n/t  walldude   Feb-01-08 03:27 PM   #111 
  - By voting I get the right to bitch and whine.  ileus   Feb-01-08 03:29 PM   #112 
  - vote or die  MATTMAN   Feb-01-08 03:40 PM   #113 
  - okay.  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 04:51 PM   #119 
  - Because we stand at the edge of a cliff...  workinclasszero   Feb-01-08 04:06 PM   #114 
  - the repukes are hideously awful  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 04:44 PM   #115 
     - Why vote? I'll tell you why...  golddigger   Feb-01-08 05:46 PM   #125 
        - you made sense  leftofthedial   Feb-02-08 04:36 PM   #151 
  - Make THEM steal it  nadinbrzezinski   Feb-01-08 04:49 PM   #118 
  - but if the same masters-of-the-repukes control who is running  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 05:01 PM   #122 
     - Now that's the best post on the thread...  warren pease   Feb-01-08 06:48 PM   #130 
        - bingo  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 07:15 PM   #131 
  - SCOTUS, SCOTUS, SCOTUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  RiverStone   Feb-01-08 05:05 PM   #123 
  - I'll ask again: other than occasionally appointing el presidente  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 05:26 PM   #124 
     - What?  Zynx   Feb-02-08 04:49 PM   #153 
  - Because if you don't, somebody else will do the electing for you  Jack Rabbit   Feb-01-08 05:52 PM   #126 
  - It seems to me that whether I vote or not,  leftofthedial   Feb-01-08 07:18 PM   #133 
  - Electing lesser of 2 evils does do SOMETHING - not much, but SOMETHING  Kashka-Kat   Feb-01-08 06:29 PM   #127 
  - The dems in congress are not going out of there way to give us a reason!  B Calm   Feb-01-08 06:32 PM   #128 
  - because the surveys of Cosmopolitan magazine eventually get old.  NuttyFluffers   Feb-01-08 08:32 PM   #134 
  - My top reason: I'm an American and it's my responsibility  GloriaSmith   Feb-01-08 08:37 PM   #135 
  - Because you can get a couple hours off at work n/t  Zywiec   Feb-01-08 08:38 PM   #136 
  - Think about the last eight years  Thothmes   Feb-01-08 08:50 PM   #137 
  - I'm thinking about the last 44 years  leftofthedial   Feb-02-08 12:10 PM   #147 
  - Why should I vote in November?  Donk Yore   Feb-01-08 11:20 PM   #141 
  - but I got a postcard from the repukes telling me the election was in December  leftofthedial   Feb-02-08 12:08 PM   #146 
  - Any democratic congress and democratic president does the following things:  Political Heretic   Feb-02-08 04:18 AM   #145 
  - thank you for the repsonsive post  leftofthedial   Feb-02-08 12:32 PM   #148 
     - Yes I am sure. Your response was not about a single issue I mentioned.  Political Heretic   Feb-02-08 02:04 PM   #150 
  - To register protest  LWolf   Feb-02-08 12:43 PM   #149 
  - In a nation whose fate is dictated by the direction of our government, voting  Zynx   Feb-02-08 04:48 PM   #152 
  - so if there is no candidate who "seeks constructive forward-looking initiatives"  leftofthedial   Feb-03-08 03:32 AM   #154 
  - delete dupe  leftofthedial   Feb-03-08 03:33 AM   #155 
  - First and foremost: If you do not support the ideas that you believe in,  bluestdogest   Feb-03-08 06:41 AM   #156 
  - To give ourselves a brief respite from the vampire Bushies, and slow things down.  tom_paine   Feb-03-08 08:32 AM   #157 
 

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