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Bonobo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-10-09 08:27 AM
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1. Ummm, Cali...
Even you can't spell "lightning"? Jeez.

The thing with Dennis?I dunno. People get irritated by purists when they are starving and have no health care.
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  -Why is Dennis Kucinich such a lightning rod here? cali  Nov-10-09 08:25 AM   #0 
  - Ummm, Cali...  Bonobo   Nov-10-09 08:27 AM   #1 
  - yikes. thanks for the correction. I'd like to claim typo, but it wasn't  cali   Nov-10-09 08:37 AM   #7 
     - It's been on my list of spelling pet peeves for a few years now.  Bonobo   Nov-10-09 08:51 AM   #17 
  - It's a team thing.  LWolf   Nov-10-09 08:28 AM   #2 
  - And progressives remind the rest of the Democratic party  SIMPLYB1980   Nov-10-09 08:40 AM   #10 
  - my guess is many members of the self styled ultra left here have been trashing obama whilst singing  dionysus   Nov-10-09 08:29 AM   #3 
  - I think that is probably a large mechanism for this, yeah. nt  Bonobo   Nov-10-09 08:31 AM   #5 
  - It seems to me the same people trashing Dennis are also trashing the Bill.  Toots   Nov-10-09 08:32 AM   #6 
     - many of them it is single payer or nothing. but they completely ignore the fact that  dionysus   Nov-10-09 08:38 AM   #8 
  - While I don't anything against the Congressman from Ohio ...  meegbear   Nov-10-09 08:30 AM   #4 
  - Yes, that pretty much says it all. Dennis Kucinich is a DU god who pontificates  elocs   Nov-10-09 10:33 AM   #37 
  - Let it drop. n/t  peace13   Nov-10-09 08:38 AM   #9 
  - Don't want to discuss it? Don't but don't tell me what to post.  cali   Nov-10-09 08:40 AM   #11 
     - Wasn't talking to you. n/t  peace13   Nov-10-09 08:41 AM   #12 
        - What?  TransitJohn   Nov-10-09 09:14 AM   #21 
           - Nope, I was posting to the folks who will try, in futility to support DK  peace13   Nov-10-09 09:23 AM   #23 
  - First of all, we like politicians who actually have principles  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-10-09 08:46 AM   #13 
  - You mean being anti-choice before trying to run for president? Those "principles"?  Odin2005   Nov-10-09 08:48 AM   #15 
     - My impression is that he was like my late stepfather who called himself a  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-10-09 09:36 AM   #29 
     - People have a right to change their mind on political issues.  ZombieHorde   Nov-10-09 08:12 PM   #61 
  - Time after time over years, DU members have said Dennis speaks for them.  peacetalksforall   Nov-10-09 08:48 AM   #14 
  - I think it is an organized effort to discredit Liberals at any opportunity  NorthCarolina   Nov-10-09 08:49 AM   #16 
  - DK is not a Liberal.  SIMPLYB1980   Nov-10-09 09:24 AM   #24 
     - Well I'll take DK's idea of "Progressive" over Obama's idea of "Progressive" any day of the week. nt  NorthCarolina   Nov-10-09 10:01 AM   #33 
        - Then get use to being disappointed. nt  SIMPLYB1980   Nov-10-09 12:04 PM   #40 
  - Haters  JVS   Nov-10-09 08:51 AM   #18 
  - some people think he is saint dennis and others deny his sainthood  stray cat   Nov-10-09 09:10 AM   #19 
  - why? because he`s right about healthcare in the usa  madrchsod   Nov-10-09 09:12 AM   #20 
  - Because DU is a really well trafficked internet forum  TransitJohn   Nov-10-09 09:16 AM   #22 
  - I saw a UFO once.?!  Butch350   Nov-10-09 09:30 AM   #25 
  - While he was in Bosnia with Hill! n/t  peace13   Nov-10-09 09:33 AM   #27 
  - He trashes other Democrats to benefit himself, often in ways that allow him to be unaccountable.  LoZoccolo   Nov-10-09 09:31 AM   #26 
  - You Go, Girl  Bryn   Nov-10-09 09:35 AM   #28 
  - Because Dennis was right to vote against HCR  Bryn   Nov-10-09 09:39 AM   #30 
  - Ya, unless those corporations are ALCOA and Lockheed Martin.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-10-09 08:04 PM   #58 
  - Delete. Dupe. n/t  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-10-09 08:04 PM   #59 
  - Delete. Double-dupe. n/t  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-10-09 08:04 PM   #60 
  - They put him in the McKinney category while they stay silent  mmonk   Nov-10-09 09:43 AM   #31 
  - because Dennis is the only congressman not to compromise with corporatism  morgan2   Nov-10-09 09:48 AM   #32 
  - Because he's a useful epithet  PVnRT   Nov-10-09 10:22 AM   #34 
  - Bernie is rational, "normal," doesn't believe in UFOs, and votes with the Democratic caucus  HamdenRice   Nov-10-09 10:25 AM   #35 
  - Since his proponents say his vote didn't matter anyway  HughMoran   Nov-10-09 10:30 AM   #36 
  - Then it all follows, perfectly.  Ikonoklast   Nov-10-09 10:46 AM   #38 
     - I agree completely  HughMoran   Nov-10-09 10:56 AM   #39 
  - ...  rucky   Nov-10-09 12:31 PM   #41 
  - Because, like Nader, all he thinks is of himself  question everything   Nov-10-09 12:32 PM   #42 
  - Just look at his websites:  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-10-09 08:02 PM   #57 
  - I think The furor about DK is more about his willingness to vote his conscience  nightrain   Nov-10-09 12:41 PM   #43 
  - Gee, cali... that's good of you to say  MrMickeysMom   Nov-10-09 12:46 PM   #44 
  - I laugh at people who say all DK detractors are corporate shills.  Berry Cool   Nov-10-09 01:18 PM   #45 
  - The two warring sides agree on one question: Would He Vote Against Us If We Needed Him?  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-10-09 01:46 PM   #46 
  - well, I think voting his conscience is honorable. Let's not do an "us/them" thing, when he is  nightrain   Nov-10-09 03:03 PM   #47 
     - Fair point. I meant "us" referring to the Dem majority.  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-10-09 03:46 PM   #48 
        - yeah, that's how I took it... It's still all us too....  nightrain   Nov-10-09 07:20 PM   #49 
  - Because Bernie actually tries to accomplish things...  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-10-09 07:22 PM   #50 
  - Or awareness instead of falsehoods about bipartisanship  mmonk   Nov-10-09 07:35 PM   #51 
     - Perhaps you should consult information on Kucinich's interventions on behalf of Lockheed Martn  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-10-09 07:55 PM   #55 
  - I think Dennis has made a career out of being a lightning rod  varelse   Nov-10-09 07:40 PM   #52 
  - maybe the whore trolls just use this as distraction  natrat   Nov-10-09 07:41 PM   #53 
  - Dennis keeps it real. (but his lame answer to UFO question in 04 debates still haunts me (link)  zonkers   Nov-10-09 07:50 PM   #54 
  - Anyone who challenges Barack is a lightning rod. ALWAYS. FOR ANYTHING.  jesus_of_suburbia   Nov-10-09 07:58 PM   #56 

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