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FiveGoodMen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-20-09 06:24 PM
Response to Reply #9
12. Wellstone was pretty great
He did vote for that stupid DOMA which is unforgivable, but otherwise he generally backed the right things.

And he always seemed intent on doing his job rather than playing politics.
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  -Rep. Grayson: "I don't owe anything to anyone here. .... to lobbyists.....to leadership sabrina 1  Oct-20-09 05:36 PM   #0 
  - Excellent and accurate. There are only two GOP candidates who could beat Alan in 2010:  ddeclue   Oct-20-09 05:43 PM   #1 
  - Thanks for that information. I am not familiar with Florida's  sabrina 1   Oct-20-09 05:49 PM   #3 
  - "Democrats would blame it on his out-spokeness and it would give them an excuse..."  Vickers   Oct-21-09 06:50 AM   #35 
  - he is not only good for the ppl that elected him. He is good  Sebass1271   Oct-21-09 02:08 PM   #70 
  - wow! Great information here. The only problem is that  Sebass1271   Oct-21-09 01:46 PM   #66 
  - Wow, thanks for that information. 19  Sebass1271   Oct-21-09 01:50 PM   #67 
  - I'm not from Florida, but offhand  existentialist   Oct-21-09 02:52 PM   #73 
     - Would love to see him in the Senate n/t  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 03:01 PM   #76 
  - Not only do I agree with this guy, I like his spirit  CreekDog   Oct-20-09 05:45 PM   #2 
  - Imo, no, I agree with you no job is worth  sabrina 1   Oct-20-09 05:55 PM   #6 
  - K&R!!!!  DeSwiss   Oct-20-09 05:53 PM   #4 
  - Lol, I love that comic.  sabrina 1   Oct-20-09 06:15 PM   #11 
  - I really like the guy because.....  DeSwiss   Oct-20-09 06:31 PM   #13 
     - I know what you mean. Most of the time I cringe when  sabrina 1   Oct-20-09 07:25 PM   #15 
  - Yea !  goclark   Oct-20-09 10:17 PM   #24 
  - His is the attitude that We, The People mandated with a significant majority last November.  Rabrrrrrr   Oct-20-09 05:55 PM   #5 
  - I think if he is successful  sabrina 1   Oct-20-09 05:59 PM   #7 
  - +1  snagglepuss   Oct-21-09 03:21 PM   #79 
  - Alan is the man!  FiveGoodMen   Oct-20-09 06:00 PM   #8 
  - Love your avatar  sabrina 1   Oct-20-09 06:10 PM   #9 
     - Wellstone was pretty great  FiveGoodMen   Oct-20-09 06:24 PM   #12 
  - He's a breath of fresh air.  Inspired   Oct-20-09 06:10 PM   #10 
  - K&R  Vidar   Oct-20-09 06:47 PM   #14 
  - K&R! Go Grayson Go !! //nt  Overseas   Oct-20-09 07:49 PM   #16 
  - Note to self - send Grayson campaign a check on Nov. 2nd  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Oct-20-09 07:54 PM   #17 
  - Me too, I can't think of anyone I'd rather support.  sabrina 1   Oct-20-09 08:34 PM   #18 
     - Agree with all that you wrote.  Norrin Radd   Oct-21-09 05:08 AM   #29 
  - Just like the Rude Pundit says  Canuckistanian   Oct-20-09 08:38 PM   #19 
  - Lol, he will and that's why we love him.  sabrina 1   Oct-20-09 08:44 PM   #20 
     - "Unrecers" are everywhere  Canuckistanian   Oct-20-09 09:25 PM   #23 
     - Who would unrec a cute kitty?  sabrina 1   Oct-20-09 11:32 PM   #25 
     - Because he makes others "look bad" in comparison.  saracat   Oct-21-09 12:41 AM   #27 
  - grayson may just be that strange bird....an honest politician  spanone   Oct-20-09 08:46 PM   #21 
  - They are. But the funny thing is  sabrina 1   Oct-20-09 08:58 PM   #22 
     - Bang on!  JustAnotherGen   Oct-21-09 05:44 AM   #32 
  - Grayson for Prez!  saracat   Oct-21-09 12:38 AM   #26 
  - thank you--great thread! should be we're all "INTERdependent" Mr. Grayson is a treasure.  diane in sf   Oct-21-09 04:24 AM   #28 
  - Must read article  malaise   Oct-21-09 05:23 AM   #30 
  - I'm sorry  JustAnotherGen   Oct-21-09 05:40 AM   #31 
  - Where did the money go?  safeinOhio   Oct-21-09 06:31 AM   #33 
  - I knew about Ron Paul, but great if he's getting  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 09:55 AM   #46 
  - K&R  Fumesucker   Oct-21-09 06:45 AM   #34 
  - Being VERY wealthy helps. He doesn't have to deal with the temptations others do.  mucifer   Oct-21-09 06:51 AM   #36 
  - It is great to see wealthy ppl go into public service just  Sebass1271   Oct-21-09 02:20 PM   #71 
     - Yes, he said that while he was  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 02:58 PM   #75 
  - Heroic. [nt]  Jester Messiah   Oct-21-09 08:07 AM   #37 
  - Kicked and pledged a little bit...nt  Flying Dream Blues   Oct-21-09 08:14 AM   #38 
  - Crotty was smart not to run against him.  The Backlash Cometh   Oct-21-09 08:34 AM   #39 
  - I agree that he needs to be careful.  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 08:54 AM   #40 
     - I already got my butt handed to me for bringing it up.  The Backlash Cometh   Oct-21-09 09:48 AM   #45 
        - Thanks for the explanation. I have never heard of them or the  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 10:51 AM   #50 
           - I'm sure Grayson is aware of the potential for abuse.  The Backlash Cometh   Oct-21-09 01:16 PM   #63 
              - Thanks for the information ~  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 05:00 PM   #80 
                 - Thank you for providing, the most reasonable and informative response  The Backlash Cometh   Oct-21-09 05:11 PM   #81 
                    - You're welcome ~  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 05:29 PM   #82 
                       - Well, if his goal is to expose the down-side of blue dogs,  The Backlash Cometh   Oct-21-09 06:28 PM   #83 
                          - Well, I think his goal is to get things done for the American people  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 08:43 PM   #84 
  - Grayson is a great voice for the American people. nt  valerief   Oct-21-09 09:21 AM   #41 
  - Hey... anyone know where I can get a Grayson for my state?  AzDar   Oct-21-09 09:30 AM   #42 
  - I want one too!  CrispyQ   Oct-21-09 02:52 PM   #74 
  - K&R! Thank-you Sabrina for a good reminder of why we should be extremely proud of him  Turborama   Oct-21-09 09:30 AM   #43 
  - Hey, Turborama ~  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 09:43 AM   #44 
     - I did get the PM  Turborama   Oct-21-09 01:03 PM   #62 
        - Wow, sure looks like a visitor from the O'Keefe camp!  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 01:19 PM   #64 
  - Spine salesman.  madamesilverspurs   Oct-21-09 10:01 AM   #47 
  - I desperately hope that he's inspiring other Dems.  redqueen   Oct-21-09 10:02 AM   #48 
  - Local news was reporting the GOP is bringing someone up from Coral Gables to oppose him.  Roland99   Oct-21-09 10:42 AM   #49 
  - Lol, yes I read about that, some twenty-something  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 11:19 AM   #51 
  - I hear Mark Foley is....  vinylsolution   Oct-21-09 11:28 AM   #53 
     - Don't even say that ~  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 12:45 PM   #59 
  - Not so sure about bragging about earmarks, but the rest is great! n/t  newtothegame   Oct-21-09 11:20 AM   #52 
  - Republican Are Wasting Their Time  colsohlibgal   Oct-21-09 11:58 AM   #54 
  - Well, you're right about Democrats waiting for so long  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 12:07 PM   #55 
  - It's good to see that we have a few Democratic warriors...  kjackson227   Oct-21-09 12:18 PM   #56 
  - And don't forget the ones who were out there mostly alone  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 12:26 PM   #57 
     - Absolutely! :)  kjackson227   Oct-21-09 12:37 PM   #58 
        - Oh, and add Al Franken in the Senate lol!  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 01:38 PM   #65 
  - A lot of Democrats would also like to see Grayson disappear.  bvar22   Oct-21-09 12:53 PM   #60 
  - I agree completely bvar22  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 01:01 PM   #61 
  - i just pledged to help financially next year.  Sebass1271   Oct-21-09 01:55 PM   #68 
  - Republicans will absolutely try to smear, lie & distort Grayson - WE have to be ready to immediately  LaPera   Oct-21-09 02:04 PM   #69 
  - They've started already.  sabrina 1   Oct-21-09 02:22 PM   #72 
  - They can forget it. He has national stature and donations now  debbierlus   Oct-21-09 03:05 PM   #77 
  - Cheers to a man doing his job. A Democrat doing & saying what he was elected for!  GreenTea   Oct-21-09 03:08 PM   #78 
  - Finally, a Democrat being a Democrat. nt  Ardent15   Oct-21-09 08:49 PM   #85 
 

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