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Bjorn Against Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-05-09 10:05 PM
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9. Because the tools in Washington are more concerned about the party than they are with the issues
Edited on Sat Dec-05-09 10:07 PM by Bjorn Against
I don't care what letter they have behind their names, I care about what they stand for and lately it seems they have stood for shit.
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  -Why are some Democrats so unhappy with their Party ? kentuck  Dec-05-09 09:56 PM   #0 
  - it's not the "party", just some politicians elected under the party's name nt  msongs   Dec-05-09 09:58 PM   #1 
  - -  G_j   Dec-05-09 09:59 PM   #2 
  - Immaturity, lack of foresight, and laziness nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Dec-05-09 09:59 PM   #3 
  - On the part some of our party leaders?  tekisui   Dec-05-09 10:28 PM   #26 
     - Hey, looks like you're asking questions, and then answering them yourself  Sarah Ibarruri   Dec-06-09 12:00 AM   #42 
  - Because they do not understand the difference between campaigning and governing.  Ozymanithrax   Dec-05-09 10:00 PM   #4 
  - There should be no difference. Obama should be making himself more popular by giving everyone HC  anonymous171   Dec-05-09 10:08 PM   #11 
  - There may be some progressive pages & office assistants in the White House,  Vidar   Dec-05-09 10:01 PM   #5 
  - Actions speak louder than supposed intelligence or majorities. nt  anonymous171   Dec-05-09 10:02 PM   #6 
  - some people would never ever ever ever ever ever had been happy now matter who won.  NYC_SKP   Dec-05-09 10:04 PM   #7 
  - Unless it was politicians who weren't right-wing, or cowards, or  readmoreoften   Dec-05-09 10:24 PM   #24 
     - and the system is rigged such that these people have a significant advantage...  NYC_SKP   Dec-05-09 10:29 PM   #27 
        - The system IS rigged. Your "choice" is between two  pokercat999   Dec-06-09 08:06 AM   #50 
           - You're right but on the matter of single payer.  NYC_SKP   Dec-06-09 09:33 PM   #54 
              - Maybe not, but my point was his priority is not healthcare.  pokercat999   Dec-07-09 05:10 AM   #59 
  - this is sarcasm, right?  Skittles   Dec-05-09 10:04 PM   #8 
  - right.  kentuck   Dec-05-09 10:07 PM   #10 
     - Sorry ..... but that label seems a necessity  Stinky The Clown   Dec-05-09 10:11 PM   #13 
     - Definitely. I Unrecced This Before I Realized the OP Was Sarcasm.  Toasterlad   Dec-06-09 09:35 AM   #52 
     - hard to tell around here, kentuck  Skittles   Dec-05-09 10:20 PM   #18 
     - I know.  kentuck   Dec-05-09 10:22 PM   #22 
     - Need that label up there . . .  defendandprotect   Dec-05-09 10:34 PM   #35 
  - Because the tools in Washington are more concerned about the party than they are with the issues  Bjorn Against   Dec-05-09 10:05 PM   #9 
  - Because they'd rather be Republicans?  gratuitous   Dec-05-09 10:11 PM   #12 
  - You'd think they can pass at least some of what we wanted them to pass  Jamastiene   Dec-05-09 10:13 PM   #14 
  - Snarkasm DU style  HughMoran   Dec-05-09 10:16 PM   #15 
  - It's an infuriating lost opportunity  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-05-09 10:17 PM   #16 
  - You're a sly one.  JohnnyLib2   Dec-05-09 10:18 PM   #17 
  - Whatever gets us to look in the mirror...  kentuck   Dec-05-09 10:21 PM   #19 
  - That whole 5 time deployment soldiers with PTSD, do-nothing congress thing  readmoreoften   Dec-05-09 10:21 PM   #20 
  - They'll cheer up after the midterms  leftstreet   Dec-05-09 10:22 PM   #21 
  - We are certainly encouraged to be unhappy  hfojvt   Dec-05-09 10:23 PM   #23 
  - And what do we hope to accomplish with this moderate majority?  kentuck   Dec-05-09 10:26 PM   #25 
     - Useless to us; to their corporate paymasters, not so much.  Jim Sagle   Dec-05-09 10:30 PM   #29 
     - Give money to banks and insurance companies?  JVS   Dec-05-09 10:32 PM   #32 
  - Dissatisfied lefties should simply abandon those messy principles  Individualist   Dec-05-09 10:29 PM   #28 
  - Or we can face the reality...  kentuck   Dec-05-09 10:32 PM   #31 
  - "Some" . . .? Yes, we all want ponies -- !!!  defendandprotect   Dec-05-09 10:31 PM   #30 
  - I will not be happy with the democrat party until they support  liberal_at_heart   Dec-05-09 10:33 PM   #33 
  - I don't undersatnd....  unkachuck   Dec-05-09 10:34 PM   #34 
  - well said  liberal_at_heart   Dec-05-09 10:35 PM   #36 
  - Exactly. Having power is one thing;  StarfarerBill   Dec-06-09 07:56 AM   #49 
  - Most of the dis-satisfaction comes from our equivalent to  doc03   Dec-05-09 10:47 PM   #37 
  - Seen it submitted as a reversal: that the new DU pipers are piping to the new Obama Hamlin  bridgit   Dec-05-09 11:12 PM   #38 
  - They dumped the working class and the poor two decades ago.  ipaint   Dec-05-09 11:51 PM   #39 
  - Because it isn't doing shit so far and it is being blocked by a bunch of DINOs  ddeclue   Dec-05-09 11:52 PM   #40 
  - A majority doesn't exist just to be a majority.  donco6   Dec-05-09 11:58 PM   #41 
  - Because a lot of dems weren't listening last year & not paying attention this year....  Tx4obama   Dec-06-09 12:07 AM   #43 
  - In a sincere response to your sarcasm  deutsey   Dec-06-09 05:42 AM   #44 
  - Well said... hear, hear!!  Flubadubya   Dec-06-09 07:41 AM   #46 
  - I'm a Democratic and unapologetic about it  JustAnotherGen   Dec-06-09 07:24 AM   #45 
  - Yup!  jpak   Dec-06-09 07:42 AM   #47 
  - Because the party has become just another corporately controlled party  MadHound   Dec-06-09 07:51 AM   #48 
  - I suppose it's not so important to me what numbers we hold in the house and Senate or who occupies  laughingliberal   Dec-06-09 08:38 AM   #51 
  - We do not have a progressive in the White House  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-06-09 09:37 AM   #53 
  - "Just what do you expect the Democratic Party to do?"  DireStrike   Dec-06-09 09:37 PM   #55 
  - I like what you did there.  Edweird   Dec-06-09 10:01 PM   #56 
  - I'm a liberal . The Dems are the other side of the same coin  blues90   Dec-06-09 10:06 PM   #57 
  - I'm sorry, but in what poll was Kucinich leading in the primary?  SemiCharmedQuark   Dec-07-09 05:13 AM   #60 
  - Because it is nothing more than the party of Wall Street.  alarimer   Dec-06-09 10:51 PM   #58 

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