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Kurt_and_Hunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-15-10 02:28 PM
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46. You were betrayed only by yourself
There were no mysteries. There have been no surprises.

The guy was a bad choice back in the day. It's not like he changed.
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  -I voted for FDR and got Clinton, instead. I am not a happy camper. Laelth  Jan-15-10 12:20 PM   #0 
  - i understand - but i really prefer clinton to the last 8 years of W -  stray cat   Jan-15-10 12:23 PM   #1 
  - Clinton is better than Bush.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 12:28 PM   #4 
  - I agree with you 100%.  OHdem10   Jan-15-10 12:51 PM   #23 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-15-10 12:26 PM   #2 
  - As far as "health Insurance Reform" that's absolutely true.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 12:32 PM   #9 
  - Riiiiiight, sure thing, Obama is McCain.....  Spazito   Jan-15-10 12:32 PM   #10 
  - I'd be doing the happy dance if we got Clinton.  jobycom   Jan-15-10 12:27 PM   #3 
  - My, my. All I can say is that I had a very different take on Clinton's Presidency.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 12:29 PM   #6 
  - Mine is right and yours is wrong.  jobycom   Jan-15-10 12:56 PM   #24 
  - Smile.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 01:02 PM   #29 
     - I can't think of a single thing Clinton did that wasn't a move to the left over Reagan's America.  jobycom   Jan-15-10 01:09 PM   #32 
        - then you're not thinking very hard.  Sheri   Jan-15-10 02:24 PM   #44 
        - Nice list there. nt  jobycom   Jan-15-10 07:20 PM   #68 
        - that's actually got some truth to it. Conservative Dems really undermined Clinton. nt  Captain Hilts   Jan-15-10 03:06 PM   #59 
        - AFDC (which existed under Reagan) was more liberal than TANF (which Clinton enacted).  Laelth   Jan-15-10 03:57 PM   #61 
           - Except that Reagan had gutted it.  jobycom   Jan-15-10 07:32 PM   #69 
              - Your loyalty to Clinton is admirable all by itself.  Laelth   Jan-16-10 09:49 AM   #77 
        - How's About the 1996 Telecommunications Act?  NashVegas   Jan-15-10 07:41 PM   #71 
  - Your need to throw rocks at Clinton in order to offset your  DURHAM D   Jan-15-10 12:59 PM   #26 
     - I'm scratching my head on that one.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 01:13 PM   #35 
  - Were you even alive during the 90s? nt  anonymous171   Jan-15-10 12:36 PM   #14 
  - 80s and 90s. Were you? nt  jobycom   Jan-15-10 12:56 PM   #25 
     - I have been involved in politics for six decades.  DURHAM D   Jan-15-10 01:02 PM   #28 
  - I agree. nt  Liquorice   Jan-15-10 02:33 PM   #48 
  - You're delusional  TorchTheWitch   Jan-15-10 02:35 PM   #49 
     - It sounds like you are delusional one. nt  Liquorice   Jan-15-10 02:39 PM   #50 
     - No. You weren't paying attention, or you don't understand government.  jobycom   Jan-15-10 07:38 PM   #70 
  - We voted for change, and got  begin_within   Jan-15-10 12:29 PM   #5 
  - Smile.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 12:30 PM   #8 
  - yes, alas  amborin   Jan-15-10 12:35 PM   #12 
  - This is what we got...  Individualist   Jan-15-10 01:27 PM   #39 
  - I still have some hope for him but not happy so far  quinnox   Jan-15-10 12:29 PM   #7 
  - I don't have the courage to hope any longer.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 02:21 PM   #42 
  - I voted for Obama and got Clinton, and I'm delighted n/t  sandnsea   Jan-15-10 12:34 PM   #11 
  - That does not surprise me.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 02:13 PM   #41 
  - Obama never pretended to be FDR. You should vote for the one who sucks less.  pnwmom   Jan-15-10 12:36 PM   #13 
  - I know. I know. I was a fool.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 12:38 PM   #17 
     - If you had voted for a ticket with Palin on it, you would have been a fool.  pnwmom   Jan-15-10 12:41 PM   #19 
        - These things do, indeed, happen.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 12:45 PM   #20 
        - Disappointed idealist - I think that is the definition of 'cynic'. nt  RaleighNCDUer   Jan-15-10 12:45 PM   #21 
  - then you're a fool. he ran as a centrist, and he IS a centrist.  Sheri   Jan-15-10 12:36 PM   #15 
  - What's the point of name-calling? I don't get it. n/t  pnwmom   Jan-15-10 01:01 PM   #27 
     - you're right. my temper flares from time to time.  Sheri   Jan-15-10 01:04 PM   #30 
        - Everybody's frustrated, that's for sure.  pnwmom   Jan-15-10 06:28 PM   #67 
  - FDR is dead ...  RoyGBiv   Jan-15-10 12:37 PM   #16 
  - I know. I was a fool to hope.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 12:40 PM   #18 
  - That really is the problem. No liberal party.  muffin1   Jan-15-10 01:10 PM   #33 
  - As you rightly suggest, we have a few leaders ...  Laelth   Jan-15-10 01:32 PM   #40 
  - His Party Is Definitely On Life-Support...  WillyT   Jan-15-10 07:52 PM   #72 
  - FDR is DEAD,  bvar22   Jan-15-10 01:18 PM   #36 
     - right on! n/t  Sheri   Jan-16-10 08:26 AM   #75 
  - Dance with the one you brought I guess...  YOY   Jan-15-10 12:49 PM   #22 
  - Cheers  spoony   Jan-15-10 01:06 PM   #31 
  - LOL.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 01:24 PM   #37 
  - Try to imagine the disappointment of those who thought they were voting for Lincoln. . .  Journeyman   Jan-15-10 01:12 PM   #34 
  - True. I was a fool to hope. n/t  Laelth   Jan-15-10 01:25 PM   #38 
  - LOL...I suspect that if many of those people lived in the 19th century they would have been  SemiCharmedQuark   Jan-15-10 04:05 PM   #62 
  - When did he campaign as FDR?  WI_DEM   Jan-15-10 02:24 PM   #43 
  - I know. I know. I was a fool to hope.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 02:26 PM   #45 
     - You keep saying that ...  RoyGBiv   Jan-15-10 02:44 PM   #52 
        - I am making a point.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 02:59 PM   #55 
           - But you and many other people are comparing the reality of Clinton and Obama to the mythical FDR and  SemiCharmedQuark   Jan-15-10 04:09 PM   #63 
              - There is certainly a chance that Obama could become more liberal.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 05:34 PM   #66 
  - You were betrayed only by yourself  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-15-10 02:28 PM   #46 
  - I know. I was a fool to hope. n/t  Laelth   Jan-15-10 02:59 PM   #56 
  - Yeah? I voted for James Madison!  Blue-Jay   Jan-15-10 02:29 PM   #47 
  - I voted for Obama and got Obama......  whistler162   Jan-15-10 02:41 PM   #51 
  - Indeed. I was a fool to hope.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 02:56 PM   #54 
  - k and r  Faryn Balyncd   Jan-15-10 02:45 PM   #53 
  - I voted for change and got chump change.  Odin2005   Jan-15-10 03:01 PM   #57 
  - Smile. Thanks for that. n/t  Laelth   Jan-16-10 07:01 AM   #73 
  - I tried to warn folks, but no one listened. nt  Captain Hilts   Jan-15-10 03:05 PM   #58 
  - Early on in the primaries, I was leery.  Laelth   Jan-16-10 07:18 AM   #74 
  - Sadly, I think we haven't demanded an FDR  Spike89   Jan-15-10 03:20 PM   #60 
  - Interesting perspective.  Laelth   Jan-15-10 04:49 PM   #64 
  - FDR was also surrounded by serious progressives: ER, Ickes, Hopkins, Wallace, etc. nt  Captain Hilts   Jan-16-10 02:13 PM   #85 
  - Describes my feelings.  ieoeja   Jan-15-10 04:50 PM   #65 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-16-10 09:46 AM   #76 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-16-10 09:52 AM   #78 
     - That was an excellent post.  Laelth   Jan-16-10 10:05 AM   #79 
        - What Happened?  Hidden Stillness   Jan-16-10 10:20 AM   #80 
           - I suspect it was deleted for "calling out" other DU members.  Laelth   Jan-16-10 10:22 AM   #81 
  - Well, that might be part of your your problem  Proud Liberal Dem   Jan-16-10 10:39 AM   #82 
  - Is it MY problem, or is it America's?  Laelth   Jan-16-10 10:48 AM   #83 
  - I voted for promised change and got the same old, same old n/t  dajoki   Jan-16-10 11:05 AM   #84 
 

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