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JDPriestly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-24-10 02:32 AM
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29. Is your representative a Democrat or a Republican?
My representative is a liberal Democrat and a wonderful person and I plan to support him every way that I can.
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  -I could be wrong, but... ALL INCUMBENTS could be in DEEP TROUBLE with an Angry Public... Blackhatjack  Jan-23-10 11:07 PM   #0 
  - Some serious political commentators and a couple of Pollsters  OHdem10   Jan-23-10 11:11 PM   #1 
  - That's a valid point  KingFlorez   Jan-23-10 11:12 PM   #2 
  - I actually think you might be right... People are fed up with "Change you can believe in" that  LakeSamish706   Jan-23-10 11:12 PM   #3 
  - 368 days after taking office  BeatleBoot   Jan-23-10 11:21 PM   #6 
  - And your point is? Don't beat around the bush, tell us what you really think!  LakeSamish706   Jan-23-10 11:32 PM   #12 
  - It doesn't have to be now, it doesn't have to be tomorrow  Confusious   Jan-23-10 11:50 PM   #18 
  - This isn't normal times  Mojorabbit   Jan-24-10 02:18 AM   #27 
  - close but no cigar  northernlights   Jan-24-10 06:59 AM   #39 
  - I don't think that's such a hot idea  pscot   Jan-24-10 12:05 AM   #21 
  - Obama spent years in politics when you count his time in Chicago. He's not naive.  earth mom   Jan-24-10 06:59 AM   #40 
  - I'm holding out for naive  pscot   Jan-24-10 04:57 PM   #50 
  - LBJ also had larger majorities in both houses. nt  verges   Jan-24-10 10:53 AM   #47 
     - And the southern Democrats fought him  pscot   Jan-24-10 05:05 PM   #51 
  - I think a lot of Republicans will also face fierce challenges.  JDPriestly   Jan-24-10 02:30 AM   #28 
     - No doubt. This will not be a normal  verges   Jan-24-10 10:55 AM   #48 
  - I agree  browntyphoon   Jan-23-10 11:14 PM   #4 
  - In my state I plan to vote  emilyg   Jan-23-10 11:30 PM   #8 
     - Me too  browntyphoon   Jan-23-10 11:38 PM   #14 
     - Is your representative a Democrat or a Republican?  JDPriestly   Jan-24-10 02:32 AM   #29 
     - I sincerely hope that you're not going to just blindly vote out an incumbent liberal candidate  MrsCorleone   Jan-24-10 02:55 PM   #49 
        - So nice of you to  emilyg   Jan-24-10 05:28 PM   #52 
  - You're absolutely right about the angry public  customerserviceguy   Jan-23-10 11:16 PM   #5 
  - Strangely enough, I think Obama has managed to demonize himself.  LakeSamish706   Jan-23-10 11:41 PM   #15 
     - Third parties have an extremely difficult time getting results  customerserviceguy   Jan-24-10 10:26 PM   #54 
  - Good point  TxRider   Jan-23-10 11:28 PM   #7 
  - I've been saying this since last spring  Warpy   Jan-23-10 11:30 PM   #9 
  - I don't think you are wrong or even *could be*  Guilded Lilly   Jan-23-10 11:31 PM   #10 
  - There is one theory that might explain this phenomenon....  Blackhatjack   Jan-23-10 11:31 PM   #11 
  - And most especially after the past 8 years of incompetence that we have lived through.  LakeSamish706   Jan-23-10 11:36 PM   #13 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-23-10 11:42 PM   #16 
  - What should really concern incumbents is another 'double dip recession' BEFORE 2012...  Blackhatjack   Jan-23-10 11:42 PM   #17 
  - Time To Line Up Some Really Progressive Progressives To Replace Those Incumbents.......  global1   Jan-23-10 11:54 PM   #19 
  - That's always the risk when the public sees no difference between Repubs and Dems  Blackhatjack   Jan-23-10 11:56 PM   #20 
  - this is the end of january and unemployment is going up...  madrchsod   Jan-24-10 12:15 AM   #22 
  - foreclosures are still going strong as well....  Blackhatjack   Jan-24-10 12:35 AM   #23 
  - the 2006 midterms were the beginning of this. the 2008 election was about this  RainDog   Jan-24-10 12:43 AM   #24 
  - I think Congress is tone deaf when it comes to the public's rising anger...  Blackhatjack   Jan-24-10 12:48 AM   #25 
  - Oh please. We have a 98% incumbent return rate. Know why? Because voters don't  salguine   Jan-24-10 12:59 AM   #26 
  - 1994. n/t  Edweird   Jan-24-10 07:15 AM   #42 
  - Doesn't take ALL. If 15% of congressional Dems are in trouble ....  TexasObserver   Jan-24-10 02:35 AM   #30 
  - you are not wrong.  cali   Jan-24-10 03:54 AM   #31 
  - It's long overdue - both sides are angry with their "representatives"  BR_Parkway   Jan-24-10 06:30 AM   #32 
  - One party broke it's word, and the other did what it said it would do.  Edweird   Jan-24-10 06:34 AM   #33 
  - the repubs piss off their base all the time.  cali   Jan-24-10 06:39 AM   #34 
     - 'Tea party' = astro turf.  Edweird   Jan-24-10 06:46 AM   #35 
        - astro-turf kicked it off, but it has broad support now  cali   Jan-24-10 06:48 AM   #36 
           - Speaking of history.... remember 1994?  Edweird   Jan-24-10 06:52 AM   #37 
              - certainly. I take it you're referring to the "Contract on America"  cali   Jan-24-10 06:55 AM   #38 
                 - If he doesn't recognize the error of his ways and get on the ball, it's gonna be  Edweird   Jan-24-10 07:04 AM   #41 
  - It's A Fluid Electorate Out There...  KharmaTrain   Jan-24-10 07:30 AM   #43 
  - This is why I wanted the Pubs in office of Prez this time around. It's  Nay   Jan-24-10 08:10 AM   #44 
  - Obama wouldn't be the first to perish entering the RW Repub Wasteland looking for bipartisanship  Blackhatjack   Jan-24-10 10:13 AM   #45 
  - yep, and we could end up in a lot deeper shit than we're in now.  spanone   Jan-24-10 10:14 AM   #46 
  - "There are two parties in this country: The guys in office, and the guys who WANNA BE in office."  davsand   Jan-24-10 06:59 PM   #53 

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