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bertman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-01-09 10:10 PM
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59. " . . . calling and emailing into the great brick wall on the hill." That is a Classic--
a metaphor worth repeating at every opportunity. May I plagiarize that from you, Ruby the Liberal?

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  -There's still room under the bus. madfloridian  Nov-01-09 04:01 PM   #0 
  - It never ceases to amaze me how big this bus's wheelbase must be to  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-01-09 04:05 PM   #1 
  - Great pic. lol But the unrecs began quickly.  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 04:07 PM   #3 
  - Well, I suppose I have thrown public figures under the bus at times but I try  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-01-09 04:11 PM   #5 
  - Had to scurry.  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 04:13 PM   #7 
  - "Endeavor to persevere"! nt  Atticus   Nov-01-09 04:31 PM   #9 
  - Looks like it's time to bring this back... (Animation)  Yes We Did   Nov-02-09 08:37 AM   #78 
  - Obama was the first to be thrown there  impik   Nov-02-09 01:06 AM   #73 
     - Dennis K got thrown there pretty fast during the primaries.  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-02-09 10:19 AM   #84 
  - Who else is down there with Obama?  stray cat   Nov-01-09 04:06 PM   #2 
  - Excellent post!  PuraVidaDreamin   Nov-01-09 04:08 PM   #4 
  - The kind words...  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 10:38 PM   #62 
  - Yeah, they were throwing our Precious Howard Dean under  Cha   Nov-01-09 04:12 PM   #6 
  - Question, how many liberals would have switched their support from ....  slipslidingaway   Nov-01-09 05:48 PM   #22 
     - And this statement omitted a few key points of the Canadian and UK system...  slipslidingaway   Nov-01-09 05:54 PM   #24 
  - We are democrats  AllentownJake   Nov-01-09 04:27 PM   #8 
  - Just a suggestion for those under the bus..  flyarm   Nov-01-09 04:42 PM   #10 
  - Love you fly!  saracat   Nov-02-09 03:52 PM   #112 
  - It's The New Flavor Of The Moment....  KharmaTrain   Nov-01-09 04:42 PM   #11 
  - Midfield, are you serious?  Mithreal   Nov-01-09 05:02 PM   #16 
  - So Your Alternative?  KharmaTrain   Nov-01-09 05:10 PM   #18 
     - Huh, alternative? Get out and work and don't forget the phone calls either.  Mithreal   Nov-01-09 06:15 PM   #26 
        - Been There Done That...  KharmaTrain   Nov-01-09 06:23 PM   #27 
           - Perseverance is so yesterday. Presumptuous much?  Mithreal   Nov-01-09 07:19 PM   #30 
  - Alarm  kenfrequed   Nov-02-09 11:27 AM   #97 
  - Who's doing the throwing? DUers? The administration? Someone else? nt  polichick   Nov-01-09 04:46 PM   #12 
  - There is always more room under the bus  Sinti   Nov-01-09 04:47 PM   #13 
  - In the case of Dean some people have questioned why he has been ....  slipslidingaway   Nov-01-09 04:57 PM   #14 
  - Hey, I like Dean too, but this time he's flat out wrong  eridani   Nov-01-09 05:02 PM   #15 
  - When you're under the bus too, there isn't much you can do.  Umbral   Nov-01-09 05:05 PM   #17 
  - your forgot commondreams  niyad   Nov-01-09 05:33 PM   #19 
  - I did not know about Common Dreams.  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 06:13 PM   #25 
     - somebody was whining a week or so ago about how awful and unreliable commondreams is,  niyad   Nov-01-09 11:02 PM   #66 
        - They have a variety of authors....many of them.  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 11:05 PM   #67 
           - well, we both know that--however, the problem, of course, is that some of those columns  niyad   Nov-01-09 11:09 PM   #69 
  - HONK!! HONK!!  bertman   Nov-01-09 05:37 PM   #20 
  - OT ....  slipslidingaway   Nov-01-09 05:41 PM   #21 
     - What does OT mean? Thanks for the link to pnhp; although, I must say that it makes  bertman   Nov-01-09 07:43 PM   #33 
        - Off topic...  slipslidingaway   Nov-01-09 08:07 PM   #35 
        - Correcting the founder of PHNP who called Dean a liar.  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 08:16 PM   #37 
           - Here was my reply to you in that thread - you conveniently left out the quotes...  slipslidingaway   Nov-01-09 08:53 PM   #43 
           - I'm glad you posted your response about Dr. Dean's comments on Single Payer; however,  bertman   Nov-01-09 08:59 PM   #44 
           - I agree the group should not have been shut out.  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 09:19 PM   #50 
              - Blame the Dem leadership and those who tried to confuse people instead...  slipslidingaway   Nov-01-09 09:22 PM   #53 
           - The public option is not like Medicare and it is not like single payer...  slipslidingaway   Nov-01-09 09:04 PM   #45 
           - Which public option are you claiming these groups support. The real one or the fake ones?  John Q. Citizen   Nov-01-09 10:48 PM   #64 
  - One thing I have learned over my years as a Democrat,  Ruby the Liberal   Nov-01-09 05:51 PM   #23 
  - " . . . calling and emailing into the great brick wall on the hill." That is a Classic--  bertman   Nov-01-09 10:10 PM   #59 
     - Its all yours  Ruby the Liberal   Nov-02-09 08:57 AM   #83 
  - Magnificent observations, MF! Recommended.  Vidar   Nov-01-09 06:43 PM   #28 
  - Gays were under the bus BEFORE it was cool. Everyone else is just a bunch of posers. n/t  DRoseDARs   Nov-01-09 07:08 PM   #29 
  - I agree with your first sentence, but not the 2nd  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 07:34 PM   #31 
     - It was snark. You don't have to agree, but you DO have to snicker. That's the law. n/t  DRoseDARs   Nov-01-09 08:11 PM   #36 
        - lol  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 08:17 PM   #38 
  - Well said  Time for change   Nov-01-09 07:37 PM   #32 
  - I appreciate your comment.  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 08:30 PM   #41 
  - K&R.  Kurovski   Nov-01-09 08:01 PM   #34 
  - Fear not! There is room for all under the Hopemobile!  QC   Nov-01-09 08:17 PM   #39 
  - "...the demise of public education that is coming under this administration..."  Gman   Nov-01-09 08:25 PM   #40 
  - So it's okay for the so called Left to "throw Dean under the bus"?  Cha   Nov-01-09 08:45 PM   #42 
  - It is certainly OK to question, but then people do not respond...  slipslidingaway   Nov-01-09 09:09 PM   #46 
  - Yeah, I'm actually adressing the  Cha   Nov-01-09 09:14 PM   #47 
     - Well I did not get mine from you, any replies to my earlier posts to you in this  slipslidingaway   Nov-01-09 09:19 PM   #49 
     - I just now saw your post.  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 09:21 PM   #51 
  - Where in the world do I defend those who attack Obama?  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 09:16 PM   #48 
  - It won't work, calling me angry when I'm obviously  Cha   Nov-01-09 09:21 PM   #52 
     - You know what?  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 09:24 PM   #54 
        - I haven't even responded to you  Cha   Nov-01-09 09:30 PM   #56 
  - yeah, because ANYBODY who has ANY disagreement with obama's actions automatically hates him  niyad   Nov-01-09 11:05 PM   #68 
  - that insult is becoming meaningless and boring.  joeycola   Nov-04-09 12:48 PM   #119 
  - SO...  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 09:29 PM   #55 
  - You could blame groups that were shut out from the discussions and did not...  slipslidingaway   Nov-01-09 10:06 PM   #58 
  - Never mind.  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 09:32 PM   #57 
  - This bus thing is silly.  elleng   Nov-01-09 10:32 PM   #60 
  - It is a silly thing for people to do.  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 10:34 PM   #61 
     - This is NOT SILLY?  elleng   Nov-01-09 10:46 PM   #63 
        - I don't expect you to approve of anything I post.  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 10:50 PM   #65 
           - To suggest that I will disagree with everything you post is foolish.  elleng   Nov-01-09 11:24 PM   #71 
              - Well, you be sure to let me know what is not silly and foolish.  madfloridian   Nov-01-09 11:25 PM   #72 
  - k/r  emilyg   Nov-01-09 11:14 PM   #70 
  - compromise is a tool - not an absolute imho. I believe the GOP leaders have shown themselves for  Divine Discontent   Nov-02-09 01:10 AM   #74 
  - I had some questions about some of Howard Deans latest actions and it has nothing to do with busses  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Nov-02-09 06:12 AM   #75 
  - I guess I should not have even said I was "waiting" to criticize.  madfloridian   Nov-02-09 10:21 AM   #85 
     - Well thanks for saying my thread was fair.  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Nov-02-09 10:43 AM   #90 
  - I'm kicking in hopes of getting a resonse from the OP. nt  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Nov-02-09 08:15 AM   #76 
  - The OP was offline over night.  madfloridian   Nov-02-09 10:23 AM   #86 
     - You can do that? I thought that was against DU rules.  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Nov-02-09 10:32 AM   #88 
        - I must not be getting what you are saying.  madfloridian   Nov-02-09 10:34 AM   #89 
           - I was making a joke. That you were able to get off the computer and  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Nov-02-09 10:44 AM   #91 
  - I can't focus on any thread.  12AngryBorneoWildmen   Nov-02-09 08:27 AM   #77 
  - "We" took control of the government? When did that happen?  Better Believe It   Nov-02-09 08:38 AM   #79 
  - "We" took control of the government? When did that happen?  Better Believe It   Nov-02-09 08:38 AM   #80 
  - "We" took control of the government? When did that happen?  Better Believe It   Nov-02-09 08:39 AM   #81 
  - Democrats...  madfloridian   Nov-02-09 10:24 AM   #87 
     - Thanks for the clarification. Don't know how I managed to make duplicate posts.  Better Believe It   Nov-02-09 01:26 PM   #108 
  - I say its time to move the bus...  winyanstaz   Nov-02-09 08:54 AM   #82 
  - K&R  Richard Steele   Nov-02-09 10:56 AM   #92 
  - This is an ill advised opinion  NJmaverick   Nov-02-09 10:56 AM   #93 
  - I am not anti-Obama at all. Never have been. Supported him in the primaries.  madfloridian   Nov-02-09 10:58 AM   #94 
     - Your claim is criticism of people criticizing amounts to "throwing people under the bus"  NJmaverick   Nov-02-09 11:12 AM   #95 
     - I do my fair share of criticizing. I don't have membership in a "crowd"  madfloridian   Nov-02-09 11:26 AM   #96 
     - I wouldnt say anti Obama  bkozumplik   Nov-02-09 01:19 PM   #106 
     - Same here.  Better Believe It   Nov-02-09 01:27 PM   #109 
  - I want to hear more about failed Catholic schools in Florida.  rgbecker   Nov-02-09 11:36 AM   #98 
  - Here you  madfloridian   Nov-02-09 11:48 AM   #99 
  - I believe the present number that will be getting taxpayer money is 7  madfloridian   Nov-02-09 11:51 AM   #101 
  - One way or another, someone is going to be under the bus  MSchreader   Nov-02-09 11:51 AM   #100 
  - Yes, but it shouldn't be the bus driver. Remember Molly Ivins.  Major Hogwash   Nov-02-09 12:09 PM   #102 
     - here here  bkozumplik   Nov-02-09 01:12 PM   #105 
  - If you've been thrown under the bus, then surely Obama's wrapped around the rear axle  Chulanowa   Nov-02-09 12:11 PM   #103 
  - "an evil, useless motherfucker"  RetroLounge   Nov-02-09 01:28 PM   #110 
  - Who is we? nt  valerief   Nov-02-09 12:47 PM   #104 
  - Is there like a nitpicker's forum @ DU? Do you guys hold meetups on shit  xultar   Nov-02-09 01:24 PM   #107 
     - Who are 'you guys'? nt  valerief   Nov-02-09 04:14 PM   #115 
  - Thank you madflo k +R. You are always one of the fairest posters on DU.  saracat   Nov-02-09 03:21 PM   #111 
  - madfloridian, You A Breathtakingly Refreshing And Smart, And  Dinger   Nov-02-09 03:55 PM   #113 
  - Damn, I Want To Say Something, But I  Dinger   Nov-02-09 03:59 PM   #114 
  - I rec'd ya last night - today you get the  waiting for hope   Nov-02-09 05:04 PM   #116 
  - The DLC Never "tire" of throwing people under the Bus  Grinchie   Nov-03-09 05:35 AM   #117 
  - kick for Excellence as usual from madfloridian  Jax   Nov-03-09 01:19 PM   #118 
  - Ed Schultz is another  Generator   Nov-04-09 01:19 PM   #120 

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