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omega minimo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-13-10 06:03 PM
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10. Rosa Parks acted as an individual. So did the others in what became "an organized group" AFTER
she did what she did.
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  -Taking a stand has never produced any meaningful political change anonymous171  Mar-13-10 03:55 PM   #0 
  - I'll take a principle stand, and K&R this thread.  bvar22   Mar-13-10 05:14 PM   #1 
  - depends, doesn't it?  cali   Mar-13-10 05:16 PM   #2 
  - It's not a broad generalization if it is true. nt  anonymous171   Mar-13-10 05:17 PM   #3 
     - sure it's a broad generalization. it couldn't possibly be ore of one  cali   Mar-13-10 05:19 PM   #4 
        - Name one movement that succeeded by politely asking for the elite to grant recognize their rights.  anonymous171   Mar-13-10 08:35 PM   #29 
  - a lot depends if you're part of an organized group (Rosa Parks) or engaging in empty posturing  KittyWampus   Mar-13-10 05:20 PM   #5 
  - empty posturing is promising a public option on the campaign trail  Donnachaidh   Mar-13-10 05:40 PM   #8 
  - No, that is out and out lying.  alarimer   Mar-13-10 08:51 PM   #34 
  - Rosa Parks acted as an individual. So did the others in what became "an organized group" AFTER  omega minimo   Mar-13-10 06:03 PM   #10 
  - Are you saying that the Democratic Party was lying to the American  sabrina 1   Mar-13-10 06:04 PM   #11 
  - Rosa Parks part of a group? That's in your Texas "history" book.  WinkyDink   Mar-13-10 06:38 PM   #20 
  - Rosa Parks had been involved in the civil rights movement prior to her act of civil disobedience  antigone382   Mar-13-10 08:04 PM   #22 
  - I'm sure many incrementalists thought that Rosa Parks was simply posturing as well  anonymous171   Mar-13-10 08:21 PM   #23 
  - change has occurred because the people DEMANDED it  RainDog   Mar-13-10 05:22 PM   #6 
  - Making a futile and self-defeating stand never helped anyone.  LostInAnomie   Mar-13-10 05:27 PM   #7 
  - You forgot the word immediately at the end of your statement.  athenasatanjesus   Mar-13-10 05:47 PM   #9 
  - No one ever takes a stand that's futile and self-defeating. It's impotent observers who call it that  omega minimo   Mar-13-10 06:05 PM   #12 
  - That's exactly what the elite want you to think... just like a perpetual LOSER  ShamelessHussy   Mar-13-10 06:19 PM   #15 
  - You'd have been great to have around in 1775.  WinkyDink   Mar-13-10 06:40 PM   #21 
  - Someone should tell that to Obama. nt  anonymous171   Mar-13-10 08:25 PM   #24 
  - The belive of those who fall for anything  ShamelessHussy   Mar-13-10 06:09 PM   #13 
  - I've always liked a George Bernard Shaw quote:  spoony   Mar-13-10 06:09 PM   #14 
  - You see things; and you say, Why? But I dream things that never were; and I say, Why not?"  ShamelessHussy   Mar-13-10 06:26 PM   #16 
  - Unfortunately the democrats always try and adapt themselves to the political world  athenasatanjesus   Mar-13-10 06:31 PM   #17 
  - Pround Unreasonable Man here!  Odin2005   Mar-13-10 08:36 PM   #31 
  - Taking a stand is not the same as voting against progress.  ProSense   Mar-13-10 06:34 PM   #18 
  - exactly  JI7   Mar-13-10 08:26 PM   #25 
  - Shoving for profit health insurance further down our throats is not progress.  EFerrari   Mar-13-10 08:30 PM   #27 
  - Yep. It actually inhibits progress since it further entrenches the insurance industry. nt  anonymous171   Mar-13-10 08:33 PM   #28 
  - +1000  Echo In Light   Mar-14-10 08:18 AM   #36 
  - Fascist economics is Progress?  Odin2005   Mar-13-10 08:38 PM   #32 
  - But I bet he would have opposed it if it had required African-Americans  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-13-10 08:39 PM   #33 
  - What a fucking crock!  ibegurpard   Mar-13-10 06:34 PM   #19 
  - Good point. Kucinich might well be the only person it *hasn't* ever worked for.  BlooInBloo   Mar-13-10 08:27 PM   #26 
  - The only thing in the middle of the road is yellow stripes and roadkill.  Odin2005   Mar-13-10 08:36 PM   #30 
  - But, but...  lwcon   Mar-14-10 06:48 AM   #35 
  - Taking a run never did either, but it's better for your heart.  Kablooie   Mar-14-10 01:45 PM   #37 

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