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onenote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-22-09 12:27 PM
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42. how do you propose to do that?
What's the plan.
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  -Tired of hearing we "don't have the votes." Yes, we do have the votes to pass the Democratic agenda. madfloridian  Jun-21-09 10:42 PM   #0 
  - We have a corrupt congress. That is the only explanation.  Psychic Consortium   Jun-21-09 10:45 PM   #1 
  - We need to take away their health care.  roody   Jun-21-09 10:50 PM   #8 
     - how do you propose to do that?  onenote   Jun-22-09 12:27 PM   #42 
  - We have a corrupt congress. That is the only explanation.  Psychic Consortium   Jun-21-09 10:46 PM   #2 
  - I think we have no Democratic leaders,  Autumn   Jun-21-09 11:03 PM   #13 
  - They are making sure they get along with the corporate world and lobbyists.  Psychic Consortium   Jun-21-09 11:06 PM   #14 
  - Hopefully their "happy talk" will get  Autumn   Jun-21-09 11:09 PM   #15 
     - You may be correct on this one, If we can manage free elections again, nt  Psychic Consortium   Jun-21-09 11:11 PM   #16 
        - That Sir, is a big IF  Autumn   Jun-21-09 11:16 PM   #20 
           - Free elections, free media. Necessary for a 21st century civilization. nt  Psychic Consortium   Jun-22-09 06:35 AM   #35 
  - Oh, We HAVE Democratic Leaders.  bvar22   Jun-22-09 12:06 AM   #26 
     - That is rich  Autumn   Jun-22-09 12:14 AM   #27 
  - 2006-08 Congressional Candidate John Russell Nails IT Right On Da $!  DaLittle Kitty   Jun-23-09 08:50 PM   #77 
  - kick  PM Martin   Jun-21-09 10:46 PM   #3 
  - I have a feeling that the Dems are in a blind panic at the thought of Franken being seated.  billyoc   Jun-21-09 10:47 PM   #4 
  - And none more so than Spineless Harry Reid  Sebastian Doyle   Jun-21-09 10:48 PM   #5 
  - Then they will have a really hard time with excuses.  madfloridian   Jun-21-09 11:43 PM   #23 
  - They may use excuses, but they have no valid excuses at this point  tavalon   Jun-22-09 07:52 PM   #62 
  - No more excuses at all.  madfloridian   Jun-22-09 02:28 PM   #50 
  - Just wow. The House members are the ones to emulate, and  babylonsister   Jun-21-09 10:48 PM   #6 
  - Agreed. They can get things done if they decide to do so.  madfloridian   Jun-22-09 11:14 AM   #37 
  - I love your post but I would like to throw this out. Yes we have  OHdem10   Jun-21-09 10:49 PM   #7 
  - That's the problem. They are voting Republican though elected as Democrats.  madfloridian   Jun-21-09 10:58 PM   #10 
     - I think their number one concern is not to make a difference, but to stay in office  cherokeeprogressive   Jun-22-09 12:03 AM   #25 
        - I agree. Not willing to stand up for stuff.  madfloridian   Jun-22-09 01:28 AM   #31 
  - Blue Dogs. You are counting them as Democrats, right?  sharesunited   Jun-21-09 10:50 PM   # 
  - Might be. But some say...  madfloridian   Jun-21-09 10:59 PM   #11 
  - That's why Feinstein and those limp wristed sorts in the Senate  47of74   Jun-21-09 10:50 PM   #9 
  - They mean they don't have the Blue Dogs and lobbyists onboard yet.  Atman   Jun-21-09 11:01 PM   #12 
  - That's true.  madfloridian   Jun-22-09 12:26 AM   #29 
  - Again just throwing this out there. Feinstein (as I understand it)  OHdem10   Jun-21-09 11:12 PM   #17 
  - With our majority, we should not have to cut Medicare and Medicaid.  madfloridian   Jun-21-09 11:17 PM   #21 
     - I thought the same thing when I heard about the cuts,  Dragonfli   Jun-22-09 01:11 PM   #45 
  - "we don't have the votes" is just a cop out.....I think they just don't WANT to get anything done.  FLAprogressive   Jun-21-09 11:13 PM   #18 
  - Oh, they are getting plenty done for their constituents  tavalon   Jun-22-09 07:55 PM   #63 
  - It's anti-birth control, it's NOT a "choice"  KakistocracyHater   Jun-21-09 11:13 PM   #19 
  - Until corporate Democrats are drummed out of the party, get used to it.  PHIMG   Jun-21-09 11:24 PM   #22 
  - Sorry, but anti-union, anti-gay, pro-corporate and pro-war IS the Democratic agenda  jgraz   Jun-21-09 11:51 PM   #24 
  - So where do we go  Autumn   Jun-22-09 12:17 AM   #28 
     - Iran?  jgraz   Jun-22-09 11:38 AM   #38 
  - We have the votes. We lack the political will  Juche   Jun-22-09 12:40 AM   #30 
  - Exactly.  madfloridian   Jun-22-09 12:14 PM   #40 
  - Many democratic leaders and congress persons are corrupt and on the dole of the financial elite  Political Heretic   Jun-22-09 01:35 AM   #32 
  - The Democratic Party has always been the party of preserving the status quo.  Greyhound   Jun-22-09 01:43 AM   #33 
  - we (the rank & file) don't have the vo$$$$$$es.  Hannah Bell   Jun-22-09 01:54 AM   #34 
  - Very true. Dollars mean more than votes.  madfloridian   Jun-22-09 02:00 PM   #48 
  - K&R'd  snot   Jun-22-09 07:53 AM   #36 
  - Dean speaking out this morning again on MSNBC. Video.  madfloridian   Jun-22-09 11:48 AM   #39 
  - Hysterical. First it's a matter of lacking votes. Then they get them, and move on to the next excuse  Echo In Light   Jun-22-09 12:19 PM   #41 
  - The DLC  Dragonfli   Jun-22-09 12:51 PM   #43 
  - There is nothing good in the Tea Leaves.  bvar22   Jun-22-09 01:26 PM   #46 
     - Could well happen if a few senators keep having all the power  madfloridian   Jun-22-09 02:07 PM   #49 
     - There is little we can do but encourage the progressive caucus  Dragonfli   Jun-22-09 03:44 PM   #53 
        - Working within the Primary System....  bvar22   Jun-22-09 04:09 PM   #56 
           - Oh I'm aware of how they operate that's why it's under "all we can do"  Dragonfli   Jun-22-09 04:47 PM   #59 
           - The DCCC played kingmaker here in FL, and it was not a good ending.  madfloridian   Jun-22-09 05:49 PM   #60 
           - Same Sh*t In Florida in 2006! WassermanSchultz Is Scum too Endorsing Repubs!  DaLittle Kitty   Jun-24-09 07:24 PM   #79 
  - the headline garnered my rec  Froward69   Jun-22-09 01:09 PM   #44 
  - K&R  bvar22   Jun-22-09 01:28 PM   #47 
  - K&R  pleah   Jun-22-09 02:38 PM   #51 
  - I would change one word in Dr. Dean's statement. "we forgot why we were there in power."  Pacifist Patriot   Jun-22-09 03:21 PM   #52 
  - I would agree on that.  madfloridian   Jun-22-09 03:48 PM   #54 
  - Did you hear Ed go off about this the other day?  tnlefty   Jun-22-09 04:00 PM   #55 
  - Anyone who has seen a handful of episodes of The West Wing...  Pacifist Patriot   Jun-22-09 04:39 PM   #58 
  - Yes, there is most certainly.  madfloridian   Jun-22-09 08:09 PM   #64 
  - Yes, I think so, too.  tnlefty   Jun-22-09 09:19 PM   #66 
  - Ed has really impressed me on this issue.  madfloridian   Jun-22-09 09:10 PM   #65 
     - Thanks for the link!  tnlefty   Jun-22-09 09:22 PM   #68 
  - This is an obvious leadership problem.  donco6   Jun-22-09 04:19 PM   #57 
  - When Franken gets seated, we'll have 58 Democrats on the Senate.  4lbs   Jun-22-09 06:05 PM   #61 
  - I counted 59 on this page...recheck my counting.  madfloridian   Jun-22-09 09:19 PM   #67 
     - True. I only counted those that are actually registered as Democrat.  4lbs   Jun-23-09 04:39 AM   #74 
  - TELL IT, SISTER!!!  bertman   Jun-22-09 09:29 PM   #69 
  - Thanks. Did you hear Dean on Countdown tonight?  madfloridian   Jun-22-09 09:46 PM   #70 
     - Woot!  PassingFair   Jun-22-09 10:34 PM   #73 
     - Thanks for the link. I just got around to watching it. Howard Dean is my hero.  bertman   Jun-23-09 04:17 PM   #76 
  - We gave them the "votes" on November 4th, but  donheld   Jun-22-09 10:08 PM   #71 
  - Sorry to burst your bubble ...  GeorgeGist   Jun-22-09 10:18 PM   #72 
  - We do have the votes. Yes, we do.  madfloridian   Jun-23-09 11:07 AM   #75 
  - and even if they don't have the votes  Skittles   Jun-23-09 09:33 PM   #78 
 

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