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heppcatt Donating Member (188 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-29-09 08:08 PM
Response to Reply #37
44. No i totally get that
The GOP in the House is more true to the base.
So are the Democrats in the House.
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  -If There Is No Public Health Option Will You Still Vote Democrat? heppcatt  Jun-29-09 07:43 PM   #0 
  - Welcome. I hope you enjoy your visit.  BlooInBloo   Jun-29-09 07:45 PM   #1 
  - ?  heppcatt   Jun-29-09 07:55 PM   #30 
  - If There Is No Public Health Option Will You Still Vote Democrat? Hmmm...  nc4bo   Jun-30-09 09:00 AM   #99 
     - excellent observation.  Soylent Brice   Jun-30-09 10:08 AM   #105 
  - Most likely. n/t  countingbluecars   Jun-29-09 07:45 PM   #2 
  - welcome to DU! nt  ecstatic   Jun-29-09 07:45 PM   #3 
  - It depends on which and where  Taverner   Jun-29-09 07:45 PM   #4 
  - sad situation is it not. nt  msongs   Jun-29-09 07:46 PM   #5 
  - How else you gonna vote?  Uben   Jun-29-09 07:46 PM   #6 
  - The republicans control the democrats  niceypoo   Jun-29-09 09:18 PM   #76 
  - Start Looking For Solid Progressive INDEPENDENTS!  DaLittle Kitty   Jun-30-09 08:53 AM   #96 
  - Yes. I still agree with the vast majority of the Democratic platform.  Stellabella   Jun-29-09 07:46 PM   #7 
  - as opposed to vote Republican?  Uzybone   Jun-29-09 07:46 PM   #8 
  - or not vote at all?  Mojorabbit   Jun-29-09 08:01 PM   #36 
     - My sentiments exactly.  Winterblues   Jun-30-09 10:12 AM   #107 
  - Yes, absolutely  eleny   Jun-29-09 07:47 PM   #9 
  - Welcome, if you're politically on the left end of the spectrum!n/t  lindisfarne   Jun-29-09 07:47 PM   #10 
  - Probably...  sendero   Jun-29-09 07:47 PM   #11 
  - Like you probably didn't vote Dem in the last election. Please help  babylonsister   Jun-29-09 07:48 PM   #12 
  - I will vote for progressive polticians!!  cascadiance   Jun-29-09 07:48 PM   #13 
  - well I certainly will never vote repuke  Skittles   Jun-29-09 07:48 PM   #14 
  - Nope, never again. n/t  WeDidIt   Jun-29-09 07:48 PM   #15 
  - No, I will not support them.  harun   Jun-29-09 07:49 PM   #16 
  - Well I damn sure ain't voting for the monsters who kill it,  angrycarpenter   Jun-29-09 07:49 PM   #17 
  - I wouldn't vote Republican  heppcatt   Jun-29-09 07:49 PM   #18 
  - That worked out PERFECTLY in 2000, wouldn't you say?  ecstatic   Jun-29-09 07:51 PM   #21 
     - I've changed my mind about "lesser evils"  WeDidIt   Jun-29-09 07:53 PM   #26 
        - Tell that to the millions who are unemployed,  ecstatic   Jun-29-09 07:54 PM   #28 
        - Driving off a cliff at 100 mph vs. driving off at 99.9 mph gets you to the same place  WeDidIt   Jun-29-09 07:57 PM   #33 
        - I like jumping from the pot into the frying pan. What's the problem with that?  Better Believe It   Jun-29-09 09:16 PM   #74 
        - That approach tends to happen historically, although not in as direct a manner.  Selatius   Jun-29-09 08:05 PM   #42 
        - It's posts like this that make me wish we still had that individual post rating system we tried for  patrice   Jun-29-09 09:31 PM   #84 
        - What forced LBJ's Great Society?  Telly Savalas   Jun-29-09 09:41 PM   #88 
        - I think massive unrest is required for real change  DireStrike   Jun-29-09 08:51 PM   #61 
        - Nah, usually the opposite happens.  BzaDem   Jun-30-09 05:08 AM   #94 
  - I would be disappointed but would still vote DemocratIC  The Velveteen Ocelot   Jun-29-09 07:50 PM   #19 
  - Yes, I certainly will.  Fire1   Jun-29-09 07:51 PM   #20 
  - This thread should be very useful for the moderators. n/t  BzaDem   Jun-29-09 07:52 PM   #22 
  - Try saying Democratic...  likesmountains 52   Jun-29-09 07:52 PM   #23 
  - I wsa surprised that I received a sign from the Dems in 2004...  I Have A Dream   Jun-29-09 08:00 PM   #35 
     - I have always voted for Democrats  WeDidIt   Jun-29-09 08:02 PM   #38 
     - Another way in which the official party FAILS  DireStrike   Jun-29-09 08:52 PM   #62 
  - A lot of Democrats stayed home after FMLA and NAFTA were passed into law.  Selatius   Jun-29-09 07:52 PM   #24 
  - I'm not a Democrat anymore, not after this last primary season.  alarimer   Jun-29-09 09:17 PM   #75 
  - something tells me you didn't vote for the democrats last election.  spanone   Jun-29-09 07:52 PM   #25 
  - Was that for me?  heppcatt   Jun-29-09 08:11 PM   #46 
  - Probably. nt  ZombieHorde   Jun-29-09 07:54 PM   #27 
  - Sure as hell will never vote republican  liberal N proud   Jun-29-09 07:55 PM   #29 
  - Yes, I will still vote Democratic (note the ending).  DavidDvorkin   Jun-29-09 07:56 PM   #31 
  - No,  Turbineguy   Jun-29-09 07:57 PM   #32 
  - I understand there is more than healthcare  heppcatt   Jun-29-09 07:57 PM   #34 
  - That seems to be their point  Nite Owl   Jun-29-09 08:03 PM   #40 
  - And the viable alternative is what? So probably  Stevenmarc   Jun-29-09 08:02 PM   # 
  - Most Dems support public option. It will pass the House. The Senate is the problem. Don't blame ALL  RBInMaine   Jun-29-09 08:02 PM   #37 
  - No i totally get that  heppcatt   Jun-29-09 08:08 PM   #44 
  - oin Healthcare For America and make calls, etc. for public option. And, keep voting Dem. It's the  RBInMaine   Jun-29-09 08:15 PM   #47 
     - I have made calls and sent e mails in support of at least a public option  heppcatt   Jun-29-09 08:16 PM   #49 
  - The party establishment caused this to be the case  DireStrike   Jun-29-09 08:54 PM   #64 
  - I'll still vote D for sure  EvolveOrConvolve   Jun-29-09 08:02 PM   #39 
  - I am a Democrat and I vote Democratic, not "Democrat".  elocs   Jun-29-09 08:03 PM   #41 
  - Telling, no? Trolls are never quite as clever as they perceive themselves to be.  11 Bravo   Jun-29-09 08:19 PM   #51 
  - all my representatives support a public option n/t  Orangepeel   Jun-29-09 08:07 PM   #43 
  - Nope, I'll vote Repub so that when Stevens (89), Breyer (70), and Ginsburg (72) retire ...  11 Bravo   Jun-29-09 08:09 PM   #45 
  - nost likely not-- but I have been voting mostly green anyway since 2002....  mike_c   Jun-29-09 08:15 PM   #48 
  - I'd go third party  PeteytehMawnstar   Jun-29-09 08:17 PM   #50 
  - let's get some real progressive Dems in...  nightrain   Jun-29-09 08:32 PM   #52 
  - Yes.  Zavulon   Jun-29-09 08:34 PM   #53 
  - I intend to vote for my congressman, John Yarmuth, who is working hard  MasonJar   Jun-29-09 08:35 PM   #54 
  - Just keep saying "Remember the Bush years" over and over again.....  glinda   Jun-29-09 08:35 PM   #55 
  - I'm sure the republicans will be happy to get Nader on the ballot for you.  RB TexLa   Jun-29-09 08:36 PM   #56 
  - I REALLY can't understand why I would tell you that. And if I did, it would be smarter to Lie.  patrice   Jun-29-09 08:38 PM   #57 
  - Most democrats support a public option  Juche   Jun-29-09 08:44 PM   #58 
  - If there is not a good outcome, and no attempt to stop promoting conservadems in the official party,  DireStrike   Jun-29-09 08:48 PM   #59 
  - it depends on the canidate...  madrchsod   Jun-29-09 08:49 PM   #60 
  - Of course.  timeforpeace   Jun-29-09 08:54 PM   #63 
  - I will vote for a Democrat or I will vote Democratic but I will never vote Democrat. n/t  Cleita   Jun-29-09 08:57 PM   #65 
  - Gee i didn't know  heppcatt   Jun-29-09 09:08 PM   #66 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-29-09 09:14 PM   #71 
  - We plan to seize control of the Democratic Party and to make it obey us.  bemildred   Jun-29-09 09:09 PM   #67 
  - You're joking .... right?  Better Believe It   Jun-29-09 09:15 PM   #73 
  - Grass roots politics and primary/caucus level challenges to disobedient incumbents.  bemildred   Jun-30-09 08:57 AM   #97 
  - Right On!  patrice   Jun-29-09 09:21 PM   #78 
  - barely n/t  rucky   Jun-29-09 09:10 PM   #68 
  - No, I'll vote Democratic.  Iggo   Jun-29-09 09:12 PM   #69 
  - No and never again.  alarimer   Jun-29-09 09:13 PM   #70 
  - I am thinking with my emotions about the health reform  heppcatt   Jun-29-09 09:14 PM   #72 
  - correctly . . . otherwise, I agree.  patrice   Jun-29-09 09:24 PM   #80 
  - The rules do not allow a truthful answer to that question, do they?  bobbolink   Jun-29-09 09:18 PM   #77 
  - Perfect.  HughMoran   Jun-29-09 09:24 PM   #79 
  - I was just curious  heppcatt   Jun-29-09 09:27 PM   #81 
  - You do realize that this is a Democratic site, right?  HughMoran   Jun-29-09 09:29 PM   #83 
  - No?  heppcatt   Jun-29-09 09:34 PM   #85 
     - I dunno - the question doesn't bother me  HughMoran   Jun-29-09 09:48 PM   #91 
  - "... same as I." but don't feel bad about that one; everyone says it wrong anymore.  patrice   Jun-29-09 09:37 PM   #87 
  - You don't need to know people's motivations to agree or disagree with them  DireStrike   Jun-30-09 08:33 AM   #95 
  - Too old and wiser to change  demosincebirth   Jun-29-09 09:28 PM   #82 
  - 1/10  Blue-Jay   Jun-29-09 09:36 PM   #86 
  - not if the Dem is named  mitchtv   Jun-29-09 09:45 PM   #89 
  - Sorry  heppcatt   Jun-29-09 09:45 PM   #90 
  - For the next few election cycles my the Democratic Congress, Senate, and Presidential candidates  Telly Savalas   Jun-29-09 10:21 PM   #92 
  - no single payer, no living wages, no fair trade...  JanMichael   Jun-29-09 10:25 PM   #93 
  - I'm an issues voter.  LWolf   Jun-30-09 08:57 AM   #98 
  - No. I'll go third party. Whoever I back may not win, but I certainly haven't lost anything when  salguine   Jun-30-09 09:52 AM   #100 
  - my thoughts exactly n/t  dana_b   Jun-30-09 10:14 AM   #108 
  - Yes, because it will still be better than nothing. Many millions of people will be covered.  WI_DEM   Jun-30-09 09:55 AM   #101 
  - absolutely not.  dysfunctional press   Jun-30-09 09:56 AM   #102 
  - I'll never vote for anyone again ...period!  L0oniX   Jun-30-09 10:00 AM   #103 
  - Yes.  WilliamPitt   Jun-30-09 10:03 AM   #104 
  - I'm a Democrat, but I vote issues, not party.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-30-09 10:11 AM   #106 
  - My politics are Left, and so realize the Dem party doesn't represent that, and vote Indie  Echo In Light   Jun-30-09 10:17 AM   #109 
  - I might strongly consider staying home on election day  ElsewheresDaughter   Jun-30-09 10:19 AM   #110 
  - My cat's breath smells like cat food.  flvegan   Jun-30-09 10:32 AM   #111 
 

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