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170. buggy dupe
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  -Obama to Lefties: "Make me. G'wan, I dare ya! Make me!" TygrBright  Jul-24-10 08:31 PM   #0 
  - You have said it so very well...  CaliforniaPeggy   Jul-24-10 08:36 PM   #1 
  - For God's sake, what does he think we have been trying to do? nt  jwirr   Jul-24-10 08:38 PM   #2 
  - For real. +1.  nc4bo   Jul-25-10 06:08 PM   #150 
  - Panel 4 - "Sensible liberals realize that the president doesn't really have much power at all."  Edweird   Jul-24-10 08:39 PM   #3 
  - I know, if only he had used the bully pulpit  hfojvt   Jul-24-10 11:34 PM   #65 
  - no we would not  DonCoquixote   Jul-25-10 12:15 AM   #74 
  - I saw that town hall in Montana. He put NO pressure on Baucus. NONE  laughingliberal   Jul-25-10 10:13 AM   #115 
  - Yep. And ol Max was damned uncomfortable that day. He knew he sold us out.  havocmom   Jul-26-10 05:59 PM   #169 
  - buggy dupe  havocmom   Jul-26-10 06:00 PM   #170 
  - And last summer, when he didn't ask Pelosi/Reid to hold Congress through the recess,  DailyGrind51   Jul-26-10 07:22 AM   #168 
     - must give the peasants bread and circus. Well, circus at least  havocmom   Jul-26-10 06:01 PM   #171 
  - Living in a cartoon world are we?  HughMoran   Jul-25-10 12:27 AM   #80 
  - If the Dems chances look bad it is because they are reaping what they have sown.  Edweird   Jul-25-10 07:26 AM   #102 
  - Pissing off ones base will do that. nt  Deep13   Jul-25-10 10:19 AM   #116 
  - +1000 nt  laughingliberal   Jul-25-10 02:59 PM   #141 
  - +10000  flamingdem   Jul-25-10 11:00 AM   #124 
  - "Living in a cartoon world are we?"  Shining Jack   Jul-26-10 01:11 AM   #164 
  - No. He doesn't.  Orsino   Jul-25-10 07:40 AM   #103 
  - Ahhhh, so well written! Recommend! nt  babylonsister   Jul-24-10 08:46 PM   #4 
  - What do you suggest we do?  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-24-10 08:54 PM   #5 
  - It leaves us thinking long and  emilyg   Jul-24-10 09:00 PM   #8 
  - it should leave you working long and hard around nov.  mopinko   Jul-24-10 09:18 PM   #14 
  - Too bad Clinton isn't running. nt  babylonsister   Jul-24-10 09:25 PM   #15 
  - Clinton is less of an economic progressive than her husband.  HughBeaumont   Jul-24-10 10:29 PM   #43 
  - In fact, this is probably just what a Hillary First Term would have looked like.  FedUp_Queer   Jul-25-10 02:17 AM   #84 
     - yes  creon   Jul-25-10 06:03 AM   #95 
        - Well there *was* one thing that did separate them...  Gravel Democrat   Jul-25-10 07:20 AM   #100 
  - .  dionysus   Jul-24-10 10:37 PM   #50 
  - Who you voting for? n/t  tabasco   Jul-25-10 06:11 PM   #151 
     - At this point, I don't know.  emilyg   Jul-25-10 06:23 PM   #155 
        - I'm sure you'll have a wide field of republicans from which to choose. n/t  tabasco   Jul-25-10 08:05 PM   #158 
           - Nasty, nasty. Shame on you.  emilyg   Jul-25-10 10:28 PM   #161 
  - If you don't know  HughMoran   Jul-25-10 12:24 AM   #78 
  - So educate me. What are you doing that I should mimic?  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-25-10 10:55 AM   #123 
  - it leaves us without representation  KakistocracyHater   Jul-25-10 12:30 AM   #81 
  - if you don't vote for Kang, Kodos will get in: Kang only replicates Kodos's policies because he  MisterP   Jul-24-10 08:56 PM   #6 
  - And in case someone misses that reference -  donco6   Jul-25-10 11:28 AM   #127 
  - Oh for fuck's sake  Raineyb   Jul-24-10 08:57 PM   #7 
  - Anything 'we' wanted? Sure, that's what he did. Because he and  babylonsister   Jul-24-10 09:06 PM   #12 
  - ...and here I thought that woodchucks were afraid of fire.... n/t  xocet   Jul-24-10 09:29 PM   #16 
  - well a simpleton named George W Bush seemed to get quite a bit done! howd he do it?  Lost4words   Jul-24-10 09:49 PM   #23 
  - You have to ask? Think about this: were Dems obstructing  babylonsister   Jul-24-10 09:53 PM   #24 
     - This is a very tired meme.  Jakes Progress   Jul-24-10 10:02 PM   #26 
     - You might think he's a 'befuddled neophyte', I don't.  babylonsister   Jul-24-10 10:06 PM   #28 
        - IMO you have this so wrong. Rah Rah  Lost4words   Jul-24-10 10:15 PM   #33 
        - I'm not the one who keeps saying he's impotent.  Jakes Progress   Jul-25-10 09:35 AM   #112 
     - They sure as heck should have opposed Busy instead of becoming lap dogs  Lost4words   Jul-24-10 10:13 PM   #31 
        - So the Dems didn't act correctly; should I now support rethugs?  babylonsister   Jul-24-10 10:19 PM   #37 
           - Good Night!  Lost4words   Jul-24-10 10:31 PM   #44 
              - Lost cause.  Jakes Progress   Jul-25-10 09:37 AM   #113 
  - No one says he has got do everything by himself. But I damn sure expected  Raineyb   Jul-25-10 08:31 AM   #108 
  - Congress was well on their way to passing a deep audit of the Fed. Huge bipartisan support &...  laughingliberal   Jul-25-10 03:07 PM   #142 
  - Exactly!  ThomCat   Jul-24-10 09:33 PM   #17 
  - So, first Obama and Rahm make it clear they don't give a damn what the left thinks  dflprincess   Jul-24-10 09:03 PM   #9 
  - That talking point has been bouncing around DU for over a month.  metapunditedgy   Jul-24-10 09:05 PM   #11 
  - LOL n/t  Beartracks   Jul-25-10 12:15 AM   #76 
  - LOL! n/t  donco6   Jul-25-10 11:29 AM   #128 
  - Good post!  Foo Fighter   Jul-24-10 10:35 PM   #47 
  - Yep, you have hit that nail on the head  tavalon   Jul-24-10 11:56 PM   #69 
  - They are already blaming the left for losing Congress, even though  Jamastiene   Jul-25-10 10:25 AM   #119 
     - I, for one, am working to be "dang-worthy".  donco6   Jul-25-10 11:30 AM   #129 
  - Ok, Obama. I'll make you a deal. You use the bully pulpit to promote single payer  metapunditedgy   Jul-24-10 09:04 PM   #10 
  - sing;e payer? Are we repealing the health care bill?  hfojvt   Jul-24-10 10:26 PM   #41 
     - We'll never know, because the bully pulpit was hardly used for either. n/t  metapunditedgy   Jul-24-10 10:36 PM   #48 
     - Obama himself says he 'didn't campaign on a public option'.  Marr   Jul-24-10 11:06 PM   #58 
        - There are several ridiculous narratives.  boppers   Jul-24-10 11:20 PM   #61 
  - His little speech today was merely what is known as a sop.  katandmoon   Jul-24-10 09:16 PM   #13 
  - exactly nt  HomerRamone   Jul-24-10 10:39 PM   #51 
  - ya i`ll get right on that barack....as soon as you fire duncan.  madrchsod   Jul-24-10 09:34 PM   #18 
  - I'm really angry with him as well, but he is our first elected President  tavalon   Jul-25-10 12:04 AM   #71 
  - I take issue with this part  Bluenorthwest   Jul-24-10 09:34 PM   #19 
  - Exactly.  inna   Jul-24-10 11:45 PM   #66 
  - >>The REAL power has nothing to do with an elected office.  tbyg52   Jul-24-10 09:37 PM   #20 
  - If that is the real truth and the President has virtually no real power then  hulka38   Jul-25-10 11:33 AM   #131 
     - I completely agree with you. Except I'm not sure about the "slower" part..... :-( nt  tbyg52   Jul-25-10 04:32 PM   #146 
  - We are supposed to become something that will be here no matter who is President  patrice   Jul-24-10 09:47 PM   #21 
  - Yay!  babylonsister   Jul-24-10 10:09 PM   #30 
  - We should have a forum strictly for posting what each of us does for the movement each day.  patrice   Jul-24-10 10:19 PM   #36 
     - Excuse me? What does that even mean?  babylonsister   Jul-24-10 10:20 PM   #38 
     - And I was agreeing with you. People want to make this thing about him and not themselves, so  patrice   Jul-24-10 10:28 PM   #42 
     - OK, understood, and agreed.  babylonsister   Jul-25-10 05:54 AM   #93 
     - That was the rhetorical you, not you.  patrice   Jul-24-10 10:37 PM   #49 
     - Like the activist corp was  tavalon   Jul-25-10 12:12 AM   #73 
  - Actually, the thing that is pissing off this administration  tavalon   Jul-25-10 12:07 AM   #72 
  - +1  rucky   Jul-25-10 06:15 AM   #96 
  - But, but, but I thought we were supposed to be quiet  socialist_n_TN   Jul-24-10 09:49 PM   #22 
  - When you figure it out, let me know.  donco6   Jul-25-10 11:32 AM   #130 
  - You see what you choose to see.  Arkana   Jul-24-10 09:58 PM   #25 
  - So let's have your list.  Jakes Progress   Jul-24-10 10:04 PM   #27 
  - push him  creon   Jul-25-10 06:16 AM   #97 
     - Been pushin'  Jakes Progress   Jul-25-10 09:40 AM   #114 
  - "I see a President who wants his base to push him"  babylonsister   Jul-24-10 10:08 PM   #29 
     - And I see a President who wants his base to amuse him.  Jim Sagle   Jul-24-10 10:14 PM   #32 
     - Yea, he's been such a slacker.  babylonsister   Jul-24-10 10:17 PM   #34 
     - Bush didnt need pushing, Thats the point you miss!  Lost4words   Jul-24-10 10:18 PM   #35 
        - ?! That was/is a different kind of movement, i.e. authoritarian, not populist.  patrice   Jul-24-10 10:21 PM   #39 
           - Im sorry, If someone is killing me with a rock and they wont listen to reason  Lost4words   Jul-24-10 10:34 PM   #46 
           - Now there's real creative, independent, free thinking for you . . . . Nevermind.  patrice   Jul-24-10 10:40 PM   #52 
           - You dont have to be insulting, I didnt insult you! Take your anger elsewhere!  Lost4words   Jul-24-10 10:47 PM   #53 
              - Speaking of anger, who was talking about taking up "rocks"? Pot, kettle etc.  patrice   Jul-24-10 10:50 PM   #54 
                 - you are unable to think past the analogy arent you,  Lost4words   Jul-25-10 07:44 AM   #104 
           - What does that look like?  tavalon   Jul-25-10 12:15 AM   #75 
           - Are you seriously stating that the current  eilen   Jul-25-10 06:20 PM   #153 
  - Superb!  AnArmyVeteran   Jul-24-10 10:24 PM   #40 
  - "Make me" is actually intelligent politics: it is a call for us to organize  struggle4progress   Jul-24-10 10:33 PM   #45 
  - Yep.  Radical Activist   Jul-24-10 10:59 PM   #56 
  - The left HAS been doing it, and longer....the teabaggers just get the free publicity.  TransitJohn   Jul-24-10 11:08 PM   #59 
     - I don't know.  Radical Activist   Jul-24-10 11:19 PM   #60 
        - Oh, BS. We drove support for the PO to 70% among the public.  laughingliberal   Jul-25-10 10:21 AM   #117 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-10 10:25 AM   #120 
              - Two extremely significant issues which the left did their part on and were insulted for their issues  laughingliberal   Jul-25-10 11:53 AM   #132 
  - It is exactly that  creon   Jul-25-10 06:28 AM   #98 
  - You act as though that hasn't been happening. What do you think the people who get arrested for  Raineyb   Jul-25-10 08:44 AM   #109 
     - exactly  ibegurpard   Jul-25-10 02:27 PM   #135 
     - I don't think you really understand what I'm saying. It is not simply a matter of doing  struggle4progress   Jul-25-10 04:58 PM   #148 
        - Thre are organizations. But what good are those organizations if those in power  Raineyb   Jul-25-10 06:39 PM   #157 
           - People who make careers in DC usually do it because they want to accomplish something:  struggle4progress   Jul-26-10 04:58 AM   #167 
  - YES! You get it!!! I wish I could recommend this 1000 times!  Radical Activist   Jul-24-10 10:57 PM   #55 
  - Thank you for that Prozac posting...  russspeakeasy   Jul-25-10 08:14 PM   #159 
  - K&R  RetroLounge   Jul-24-10 11:06 PM   #57 
  - Well written.  boppers   Jul-24-10 11:22 PM   #62 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-24-10 11:24 PM   #63 
  - I'd love to hear where you got the idea that there was a "huge amount of support  Arkana   Jul-25-10 01:11 AM   #82 
  - Get used to it - many of us wons't be supporting Obama in the future...  scentopine   Jul-25-10 10:24 AM   #118 
  - I wasn't aware Obama had a "drill baby drill" plan.  Arkana   Jul-25-10 11:12 AM   #126 
  - That 60 vote dog don't hunt, now  laughingliberal   Jul-25-10 02:57 PM   #140 
  - +  inna   Jul-25-10 04:54 AM   #91 
  - well said  ibegurpard   Jul-25-10 02:30 PM   #137 
  - So, he knows what he should be doing and can't get himself to do it?  newthinking   Jul-24-10 11:30 PM   #64 
  - complete disconnect from the political reality of his and our situation.  patrice   Jul-24-10 11:56 PM   #68 
  - +1  Raineyb   Jul-25-10 08:51 AM   #110 
  - I seem to remember the campaign website  eilen   Jul-25-10 06:30 PM   #156 
  - Give me a blueprint  tavalon   Jul-24-10 11:52 PM   #67 
  - Kick.  NYC_SKP   Jul-24-10 11:57 PM   #70 
  - Now the left is courted with words, while he still courts the right with "compromises".  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jul-25-10 12:19 AM   #77 
  - We know what to do  HughMoran   Jul-25-10 12:26 AM   #79 
  - Who exactly are you talking to?  tkmorris   Jul-25-10 01:28 AM   #83 
  - I'm not buying the "I'm helpless"  jeanpalmer   Jul-25-10 03:18 AM   #85 
  - Agree  Raine   Jul-25-10 04:21 AM   #88 
  - One big question for you....  Joe Fields   Jul-25-10 03:27 AM   #86 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-10 04:18 AM   #87 
  - ridiculous premise  bkozumplik   Jul-25-10 04:27 AM   #89 
  - This post ignores the realities expressed so succinctly in "this" post.  Bonobo   Jul-25-10 04:33 AM   #90 
  - Well said.. I hope those on the left who constantly criticize our President will understand..  DCBob   Jul-25-10 05:44 AM   #92 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-10 07:00 AM   #99 
  - I worked and campaigned for him and I dont feel he has wronged me in anyway..  DCBob   Jul-25-10 07:22 AM   #101 
     - Well, good for you, Bob...I worked and voted for what I thought was a Democrat....  old mark   Jul-25-10 07:46 AM   #105 
        - I used to respect those on the hard left.. I admired their dedication and idealism and committment..  DCBob   Jul-25-10 08:01 AM   #106 
           - I'm sure you did.  Forkboy   Jul-25-10 08:25 AM   #107 
           - Yeah right. And I have some swampland in Florida to sell.  Raineyb   Jul-25-10 08:53 AM   #111 
           - Well maybe it's YOU that's changed..........  socialist_n_TN   Jul-25-10 10:32 AM   #122 
  - We understand. We understand he wants us to continue working our fingers to the bone  laughingliberal   Jul-25-10 10:26 AM   #121 
  - So push him, but don't criticize him. Got it.  Marr   Jul-25-10 02:23 PM   #134 
  - wow  Skittles   Jul-25-10 06:22 PM   #154 
  - push him.  KG   Jul-25-10 05:55 AM   #94 
  - No no! Get in line and shut up!  kenny blankenship   Jul-25-10 12:10 PM   #133 
     - Shut up and push.  hulka38   Jul-25-10 02:28 PM   #136 
     - It's like it's just dawning on them the race is tight enough for the left to make a difference.  laughingliberal   Jul-25-10 03:14 PM   #143 
  - Right on Bright -  TBF   Jul-25-10 11:11 AM   #125 
  - Why should we have to MAKE him do the job we elected him to do and...  Triana   Jul-25-10 02:35 PM   #138 
  - some of the "splashy and futile gestures" aren't so futile  Enrique   Jul-25-10 02:37 PM   #139 
  - KandR  blm   Jul-25-10 03:20 PM   #144 
  - k*r Netroots isn;t left wing  autorank   Jul-25-10 04:07 PM   #145 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-10 04:46 PM   #147 
  - So Obama doesn't push liberal legislation because the left doesn't make him...  Marr   Jul-25-10 05:38 PM   #149 
  - it sucks  Skittles   Jul-25-10 06:20 PM   #152 
  - "threw it in his lap and left town???...I think not.  bvar22   Jul-25-10 08:51 PM   #160 
  - I would like to believe that  DonCoquixote   Jul-27-10 04:29 AM   #173 
  - Right-o. Instead of allowing the Tea Baggery to rage on unabated, he could have  lib_wit_it   Jul-27-10 06:39 AM   #175 
  - So he WANTS us to vote 3d party or not at all, to PROVE he really DOES have to appease us?  snot   Jul-26-10 12:05 AM   #162 
  - Am nearly finished reading  Iwillnevergiveup   Jul-26-10 12:40 AM   #163 
  - My first clue came with the forgivness of Traitor Joe LIEberman.  Hubert Flottz   Jul-26-10 01:28 AM   #165 
  - +1 same here ... I knew this admin was a joke!  democracy1st   Jul-27-10 05:53 AM   #174 
  - "Make me"? "I dare you"? ...childish and immature attitude. n/t  cornermouse   Jul-26-10 04:55 AM   #166 
  - Great, a blame the victim thread. nt  Truth2Tell   Jul-27-10 12:51 AM   #172 
  - And I'll return the dare, November 2012. "Vote for you? G'wan, MAKE me!" Who's the public servant?  WinkyDink   Jul-27-10 06:46 AM   #176 
  - All of that...  sendero   Jul-27-10 06:50 AM   #177 
  - The administration is exectly where it wants to be - the left is of no consequence  old mark   Jul-27-10 06:55 AM   #178 
 

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