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RagAss Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-13-09 05:27 PM
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25. Bingo !
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  -Why didnt we freak out like the Iranians when the election of 2000 was stolen from us? NightWatcher  Jun-13-09 03:18 PM   #0 
  - I thought we DID! The pickets and posters were everywhere! Everyone was in the street.  secondwind   Jun-13-09 03:19 PM   #1 
  - pickets and protests? I dont recall seeing these scenes from DC or New York or anywhere  NightWatcher   Jun-13-09 05:09 PM   #21 
  - What you are saying is that "without violence in the streets" the MSM will not cover it...  KoKo   Jun-13-09 06:19 PM   #31 
  - There were certainly lots of protestors in the streets of Tallahassee  csziggy   Jun-13-09 07:13 PM   #46 
  - I just wrote the same thing only about why  OKNancy   Jun-13-09 03:20 PM   #2 
  - Not that many thought it was stolen  Kaleva   Jun-13-09 03:21 PM   #3 
  - Because it was just close enough for all but the most outspoken of us to be mollified.  Bicoastal   Jun-13-09 03:25 PM   #4 
  - actually the 2000 election was stolen  newspeak   Jun-13-09 06:52 PM   #44 
  - Americans are Cowards  BlueJazz   Jun-13-09 03:25 PM   #5 
  - I don't think, cowards. But we definitely don't do things in groups  EFerrari   Jun-13-09 03:27 PM   #9 
  - Not cowards, just lazy and willing to TALK about democracy, but not participate much  havocmom   Jun-13-09 04:25 PM   #15 
  - Bingo !  RagAss   Jun-13-09 05:27 PM   #25 
  - Because 9/11 changed EVERYTHING!  kenny blankenship   Jun-13-09 03:26 PM   #6 
  - Where are we supposed to protest? The Mall? McDonald's?  hedgehog   Jun-13-09 03:26 PM   #7 
  - That's a good point. No public square. But most cities have  EFerrari   Jun-13-09 03:27 PM   #10 
  - Organizing obstacle #54293.  readmoreoften   Jun-13-09 04:53 PM   #18 
  - Speak for yourself...  TankLV   Jun-13-09 05:04 PM   #19 
  - Is that Buffalo?  hedgehog   Jun-13-09 05:52 PM   #27 
     - Yep - and one of the best city halls and public squares in the country!  TankLV   Jun-13-09 11:10 PM   #56 
  - My city (Fargo, ND) has plenty of public areas for protests.  Odin2005   Jun-13-09 06:28 PM   #36 
  - We did! Remember?  GoesTo11   Jun-13-09 03:26 PM   #8 
  - You mean the "Fat Gas Repugs?" Those Thugs who Got ALL Media Coverage?  KoKo   Jun-13-09 06:23 PM   #33 
  - Most people still believed the media told the truth, as in facts.  lunatica   Jun-13-09 03:28 PM   #11 
  - Two reasons, the courts and the closeness  sandnsea   Jun-13-09 03:28 PM   #12 
  - but what if last year as the results were coming in, McCain was winning  JI7   Jun-13-09 06:51 PM   #43 
  - When all the Democrats in leadership positions wandered off,  hedgehog   Jun-13-09 03:32 PM   #13 
  - There was one wing of the party pleased that Bush took the WH and helped him STAY there  blm   Jun-13-09 04:20 PM   #14 
  - What you say is the TRUTH! We believed in Democratic Leaders in those "old days."  KoKo   Jun-13-09 06:24 PM   #34 
  - I think it's because Americans were particularly cynical in 2000.  Marr   Jun-13-09 04:31 PM   #16 
  - 2000 was the Height of the Dot Com BOOM...we FELT GREAT!  KoKo   Jun-13-09 06:27 PM   #35 
  - Because we have internalized ruling class consciousness and believe our system is unchangeable.  readmoreoften   Jun-13-09 04:52 PM   #17 
  - Did YOU get out and protest? Yeah, I thought not.  KittyWampus   Jun-13-09 05:08 PM   #20 
  - some of us did. where were you...?  dysfunctional press   Jun-13-09 05:12 PM   #22 
  - I thought he'd actually won, albeit by a very small number of votes  varelse   Jun-13-09 05:17 PM   #23 
  - Rioting is less likely in colder months  wuushew   Jun-13-09 05:24 PM   #24 
  - only a third of citizens care enuff to cast a ballot. the avg american is more interested who won  KG   Jun-13-09 05:34 PM   #26 
  - We probably didn't realize how bad it was going to be.  Libby2   Jun-13-09 05:56 PM   #28 
  - A picture *IS* worth a thousand words. n/t  DCKit   Jun-13-09 06:07 PM   #29 
  - More of Blame the Victim instead of "Blame the Media" for not reporting anything but RW  KoKo   Jun-13-09 06:18 PM   #30 
  - Are you fucking kidding me?  Sebastian Doyle   Jun-13-09 06:22 PM   #32 
  - True dat  omega minimo   Jun-13-09 07:53 PM   #48 
  - because we're afraid of our government  nini   Jun-13-09 06:30 PM   #37 
  - From what I heard at the time  madamesilverspurs   Jun-13-09 06:35 PM   #38 
  - Bingo! n-t  Toucano   Jun-13-09 06:37 PM   #39 
  - Our corporate media believed that "both were the same"  SoCalDem   Jun-13-09 06:39 PM   #40 
  - It wasn't just the Corporate Media telling us that.  glitch   Jun-13-09 09:25 PM   #52 
  - Probably because 2000 caught us off guard  Juche   Jun-13-09 06:47 PM   #41 
  - We are pretty complacent here compared to folks in other countries. The prevailing  McCamy Taylor   Jun-13-09 06:50 PM   #42 
  - Because our leadership caved.  girl gone mad   Jun-13-09 06:57 PM   #45 
  - Agree 100% n/t  Thickasabrick   Jun-13-09 07:50 PM   #47 
  - Because we are lazy, apathetic fools.  Pisces   Jun-13-09 07:53 PM   #49 
  - B/c Americans swallowed so many lies since 1980, they forgot how to react.........  omega minimo   Jun-13-09 07:54 PM   #50 
  - I was on the steps of the Seattle courthouse with about 100 other protestors.  glitch   Jun-13-09 09:20 PM   #51 
  - AAAAAAARRRRRGGGGHHHH!!!  Release The Hounds   Jun-13-09 10:17 PM   #53 
  - It was considerably less clear-cut or immediate  anigbrowl   Jun-13-09 10:25 PM   #54 
  - Gore supporters were more likely to accept Bush....  Kaleva   Jun-13-09 11:06 PM   #55 
  - More polling info  Kaleva   Jun-13-09 11:34 PM   #58 
     - Heh  BeFree   Jun-14-09 08:33 AM   #61 
  - We televise the unrest in Iran  tavalon   Jun-13-09 11:19 PM   #57 
  - Because we lost.  deaniac21   Jun-14-09 02:33 AM   #59 
  - we are pussies.  leftofthedial   Jun-14-09 02:39 AM   #60 
 

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