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blondeatlast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-09-07 06:48 PM
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9. My thinking too. The smart move is to confront moderate and swing state Republicans.
They won't like having to answer to the increasing horde of anti-Iraq war constituents. If enough Rs can be persuaded, getting the Dem leadership to get our own to toe the line is a cakewalk.

I appreciate her intentions, but she has a lot to learn about how things get accomplished.
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  -Three cheers for Obey! SoCalDem  Mar-09-07 06:21 PM   #0 
  - Keepin' their powder dry  FiveGoodMen   Mar-09-07 06:27 PM   #1 
  - activists need to do their HOMEWORK and go after the BAD GUYS  Donnachaidh   Mar-09-07 06:28 PM   #2 
  - Id like to know where the hell the so called gang of 14 members who are still there  bullimiami   Mar-09-07 06:42 PM   #5 
  - My thinking too. The smart move is to confront moderate and swing state Republicans.  blondeatlast   Mar-09-07 06:48 PM   #9 
  - Pressure McConnell's contributors to get Mc not to use the filibuster.  liberaldemocrat7   Mar-09-07 09:11 PM   #36 
  - I second that. The idiot liberals are the ones who mistake their right to free speech...  LoZoccolo   Mar-09-07 06:36 PM   #3 
  - The number is 67  sandnsea   Mar-09-07 06:41 PM   #4 
  - BINGO!!!! VOTES IN THE SENATE, VOTES IN THE SENATE!!!  LSK   Mar-09-07 06:43 PM   #6 
  - he cant veto everything. he will run out of money.  bullimiami   Mar-09-07 06:44 PM   #7 
  - you thought Walter Reed was bad???  LSK   Mar-09-07 06:53 PM   #11 
     - nope. you want to fund schools. send him a school bill.  bullimiami   Mar-09-07 07:16 PM   #19 
  - 67 in the senate and 2/3 of the House needed to overcome a veto.  Mass   Mar-09-07 07:10 PM   #17 
  - Okay, Veto Proof  sandnsea   Mar-09-07 08:04 PM   #27 
  - "...it's about changing the minds that need to be changed, not the ones already on our side"  tandot   Mar-09-07 08:58 PM   #32 
  - He was a bit rude but for chrissakes look at how frustrated he must be!  karlrschneider   Mar-09-07 06:46 PM   #8 
  - I don't see what he did, as rude.  SoCalDem   Mar-09-07 06:51 PM   #10 
     - Okay maybe not rude but perhaps a bit indelicate? Undiplomatic?  karlrschneider   Mar-09-07 06:54 PM   #12 
     - the wingnuts were given the ammo -- is THAT appropriate?  Donnachaidh   Mar-09-07 07:01 PM   #15 
        - I'm on your side and on his side too. I'm just sayin', the tiniest lapse in  karlrschneider   Mar-09-07 07:18 PM   #20 
        - the sad part? This mother of a vet was USED to get this video  Donnachaidh   Mar-09-07 07:56 PM   #25 
           - Yes. I don't question the lady's motive or passion but it was a stealth attack  karlrschneider   Mar-09-07 08:19 PM   #28 
        - They were demanding a filibuster from Obey. He had to teach them  Democrat 4 Ever   Mar-09-07 08:02 PM   #26 
     - It's not rude to call someone an idiot?  proud2Blib   Mar-09-07 11:14 PM   #47 
  - Yeah it was perfectly fine to suggest they smoke dope, and call them idiots.  Beelzebud   Mar-09-07 06:56 PM   #13 
  - I know several dope smoking Democratic idiots.  karlrschneider   Mar-09-07 07:24 PM   #21 
     - I don't any.  zidzi   Mar-09-07 07:36 PM   #23 
  - We cheeseheads are proud of our boy, Dave!  poiuytsister   Mar-09-07 07:00 PM   #14 
  - IT's too bad obey  zidzi   Mar-09-07 09:07 PM   #33 
  - I watched the video and he just looked  seasonedblue   Mar-09-07 07:03 PM   #16 
  - Liberals as an epithet is wrong.  Malikshah   Mar-09-07 07:12 PM   #18 
  - obey is trying to perpetuate that myth  zidzi   Mar-09-07 09:10 PM   #34 
  - I think the Obey 'incident' just showed how frustrated all liberals are.  spanone   Mar-09-07 07:26 PM   #22 
  - and since dems couldn't stop IWR there was no point in voting against it. sarcasm. nt  HardRocker05   Mar-09-07 07:43 PM   #24 
  - I think you're misremembering the mood of the country back then.  karlrschneider   Mar-09-07 08:30 PM   #29 
  - Thanks. Why did they pester guys who are on our side?  tandot   Mar-09-07 08:53 PM   #30 
  - Thanks for posting this SoCalDem  Greybnk48   Mar-09-07 08:58 PM   #31 
  - Fuck Fuck Hooray.  zidzi   Mar-09-07 09:10 PM   #35 
  - The suffering is much greater than we know.  Gregorian   Mar-09-07 09:16 PM   #37 
  - I'm surprised that a veteran politician would so easily lose his temper.  Jonathan50   Mar-09-07 09:40 PM   #38 
  - The Horror!!! He's Human!  sandnsea   Mar-09-07 09:59 PM   #39 
     - "idiot liberals" does not carrry a touch of self righteous judgmentalism?  Jonathan50   Mar-09-07 10:03 PM   #41 
     - Your choice to live that way  sandnsea   Mar-09-07 10:18 PM   #43 
        - I get mad sometimes.  Jonathan50   Mar-09-07 11:00 PM   #45 
     - Exactly.. there would be a lot of dis-inherited kids if Mom & Dad  SoCalDem   Mar-09-07 10:15 PM   #42 
        - Are you implying that the anti war folks are children?  Jonathan50   Mar-09-07 11:19 PM   #48 
           - not at all.. Just that people often say things they don't really mean  SoCalDem   Mar-09-07 11:20 PM   #49 
  - but calling people "idiot liberals" may hurt the Democrats  bleedingheart   Mar-09-07 10:01 PM   #40 
  - I don't think it was intended that way, though.  Laurier   Mar-09-07 10:41 PM   #44 
  - Reality vs. dreamers.  Xap   Mar-09-07 11:04 PM   #46 
  - yeah, let's just play the "business as usual" game while more people die . . .  OneBlueSky   Mar-10-07 12:15 AM   #50 
  - Some folks just don't understand  FyurFly   Mar-10-07 12:24 AM   #51 
  - You have got to be kidding  Luminous Animal   Mar-10-07 03:11 AM   #52 
  - Ignorant "liberals" tick me off too. Imho, if you're going to go to the trouble of talking directly  w4rma   Mar-10-07 03:14 PM   #53 
 

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