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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-12-10 06:25 PM
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38. Re-read the definition of disenfranchisement
and then try to comprehend it.

Serious.

A person NOT voting for your chosen candidate, but instead voting for somebody is is exercising the franchise. A person who's right to vote is taken away because they are going to commit a crime in 2014 (and are voing while black and democrat, that is disenfranchisement...)

Jesus age, this is poli sci 101
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  -The internet left fringe needs to get out of their pajamas, realize governing is hard. madfloridian  Aug-12-10 12:44 PM   #0 
  - K&R.  katandmoon   Aug-12-10 12:47 PM   #1 
  - The DC Bubble Has Good Reason to Fear the Activist Left  Demeter   Aug-12-10 04:53 PM   #33 
     - The left pays attention but left of the left pays "close" attention and expects accountability.  bjobotts   Aug-13-10 12:13 AM   #65 
     - Agreed! But we need to differentiate who is Activist and who isn't, because there's  patrice   Aug-13-10 11:49 AM   #101 
  - This administration makes it clearer each day that they lack the courage of the left's convictions.  BurtWorm   Aug-12-10 12:48 PM   #2 
  - Because they don't share those convictions. nt  Lorien   Aug-12-10 01:58 PM   #19 
  - Absolutely right -- but for 18 months now that msg has gone completely over DU heads!!  defendandprotect   Aug-12-10 07:32 PM   #46 
  - Bingo! n/t  NorthCarolina   Aug-13-10 08:55 AM   #84 
  - Because the True Left is supposed to BE it's own convictions and stop being dependent, so  patrice   Aug-13-10 11:51 AM   #102 
  - It's hard work to be president.  LWolf   Aug-12-10 12:48 PM   #3 
  - Indeed it is. :)  madfloridian   Aug-12-10 01:28 PM   #14 
  - Sensible wood chucks already knew how hard it is to be president without having to be told.  phasma ex machina   Aug-12-10 06:32 PM   #41 
  - Obama walked into the biggest disaster of Gov since the GD with few honest members left  bjobotts   Aug-13-10 12:16 AM   #66 
  - And immediately appointed a center-right neoliberal cabinet and  LWolf   Aug-13-10 10:23 AM   #96 
  - All over again. n/t  amandabeech   Aug-13-10 09:44 AM   #88 
  - Yet you are perfectly okay with disenfranchising the votes of fellow Democrats in your own state.  Tommy_Carcetti   Aug-12-10 12:48 PM   #4 
  - Make up your mind, please.  enlightenment   Aug-12-10 12:58 PM   #10 
  - Well, you can tacitly support the disenfranchisement....  Tommy_Carcetti   Aug-12-10 02:01 PM   #21 
  - Re-read the definition of disenfranchisement  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-12-10 06:25 PM   #38 
     - Let's see....  Tommy_Carcetti   Aug-12-10 08:47 PM   #50 
        - i'm sure i don't know what you're talking about.  tomp   Aug-12-10 10:22 PM   #56 
        - A legally cast vote without its given effect constitutes disenfranchisement.  Tommy_Carcetti   Aug-13-10 10:08 AM   #95 
        - Yes that is  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-12-10 10:51 PM   #61 
        - The local and state parties were well-represented legally and firmly on our side...  Tommy_Carcetti   Aug-13-10 09:46 AM   #89 
           - State not National  gaiangreentree   Aug-14-10 10:47 AM   #110 
        - Michigan too  riverdale   Aug-13-10 01:38 PM   #104 
  - We are only responsible for the failures.  Jackpine Radical   Aug-12-10 04:46 PM   #31 
  - interesting point. another way of looking at it is....  tomp   Aug-12-10 10:24 PM   #57 
  - Excellent point, though often I don't care what they think of me - a long as they  truedelphi   Aug-12-10 09:00 PM   #51 
  - The DU archives prove very helpful in spotlighting that claim of disenfranchisement.  seafan   Aug-12-10 01:56 PM   #18 
     - Thanks for the advice.  Tommy_Carcetti   Aug-12-10 02:05 PM   #22 
     - Hi seafan...  madfloridian   Aug-12-10 02:06 PM   #23 
        - Florida's political scene is a perpetual disaster area.  seafan   Aug-12-10 02:32 PM   #24 
           - I don't live in Florida  bonnieS   Aug-12-10 03:02 PM   #26 
              - That's strange. The primary candidates should be on it.  madfloridian   Aug-12-10 03:35 PM   #28 
              - Just checked. No judges on ours.  madfloridian   Aug-12-10 03:40 PM   #29 
              - Is your Mom's neighbor a registered independent? If so, the judges will generally be the only names  seafan   Aug-12-10 03:41 PM   #30 
                 - Thanks  bonnieS   Aug-13-10 06:38 AM   #74 
                 - There are county judge and circuit judge selections that will vary with voter location.  seafan   Aug-13-10 08:34 AM   #82 
                    - everything you say helps  bonnieS   Aug-13-10 10:53 AM   #98 
                 - That's how it is on mine.  Dappleganger   Aug-13-10 09:46 AM   #90 
  - K&R  Individualist   Aug-12-10 12:48 PM   #5 
  - K&R.  alsame   Aug-12-10 12:49 PM   #6 
  - The Democratic party has a fatal...  Davis_X_Machina   Aug-12-10 12:52 PM   #7 
  - We can't achieve that till we're freed ourselves as a party from distractions and encumbrances like  Vincardog   Aug-12-10 06:03 PM   #36 
     - There's no Bbedit tag for snark yet...  Davis_X_Machina   Aug-12-10 08:32 PM   #49 
     - Right on!  Jackpine Radical   Aug-13-10 10:06 AM   #94 
  - Same as it ever was,  MadHound   Aug-12-10 12:52 PM   #8 
  - I think it's interesting how many folks have volunteered themselves  bigtree   Aug-12-10 12:55 PM   #9 
  - Really?  bvar22   Aug-12-10 06:35 PM   #42 
  - I volunteer myself proudly.  madfloridian   Aug-12-10 06:45 PM   #43 
  - You're right -- it's not easy and it can't be done all at once  Dogmudgeon   Aug-12-10 01:02 PM   #11 
  - We were strong activists in 2003 for Dean, 2004 for Kerry, 2008 for Obama  madfloridian   Aug-12-10 01:11 PM   #13 
     - No one has more "GOYA" than madfloridian.  Dappleganger   Aug-13-10 09:49 AM   #91 
  - There is nothing terribly difficult in saying, "We progressives won,  kestrel91316   Aug-12-10 01:10 PM   #12 
  - "It's hard work. We're working hard." *smirk* --George Bush n/t  TransitJohn   Aug-12-10 01:40 PM   #15 
  - Obama needs to get his head out of his ass and remember who voted for him in'08  old mark   Aug-12-10 01:45 PM   #16 
  - +1  golddigger   Aug-13-10 09:39 AM   #87 
  - K&R  me b zola   Aug-12-10 01:47 PM   #17 
  - I can think and wear pajamas at the same time  Missy Vixen   Aug-12-10 02:00 PM   #20 
  - They don't acknowledge the anger...thus it doesn't exist? Video  madfloridian   Aug-12-10 02:34 PM   #25 
     - They remind me of something my roommate in college would do  Missy Vixen   Aug-12-10 03:21 PM   #27 
     - Gibbs, and by implication his boss, knows damned well the left has nowhere to go  liberation   Aug-12-10 09:03 PM   #52 
        - You may be on to something here  Doctor_J   Aug-13-10 07:59 AM   #79 
  - So 90% of Dems are satisfied with Obama.  Jackpine Radical   Aug-12-10 04:52 PM   #32 
  - Because those polls are not designed to measure your opinion...  liberation   Aug-12-10 09:05 PM   #53 
  - Exactly  dflprincess   Aug-12-10 09:27 PM   #54 
     - That's the problem. But, really, it's not your problem.  Jackpine Radical   Aug-13-10 10:02 AM   #93 
  - Great post! Gibbs' statements (and Rahm's) undermine the Democratic party and  PufPuf23   Aug-12-10 05:09 PM   #34 
  - knr  amborin   Aug-12-10 05:28 PM   #35 
  - The Same thing was said about PROFESSIONAL PROTESTERS 25 years ago.  slampoet   Aug-12-10 06:18 PM   #37 
  - Hell of a lot easier with a spine.  CANDO   Aug-12-10 06:27 PM   #39 
  - Thanks Cando....Well said......  russspeakeasy   Aug-12-10 09:29 PM   #55 
  - 1994 comes to mind  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-12-10 06:29 PM   # 
  - 1994 comes to mind  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-12-10 06:29 PM   #40 
  - "Spare me the fear card"  Dappleganger   Aug-13-10 09:53 AM   #92 
  - All those comments remind of the old rightwing attacks on the left  sabrina 1   Aug-12-10 07:06 PM   #44 
  - And that is why I give money to PROGRESSIVES  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-12-10 10:53 PM   #63 
     - Yes, that is what people must do. No money to  sabrina 1   Aug-13-10 01:03 AM   #69 
  - K&R What the adm. doesn't get  Jakes Progress   Aug-12-10 07:08 PM   #45 
  - Why is there such a problem in understanding the Democratic left is  defendandprotect   Aug-12-10 07:44 PM   #47 
  - I was not sure what to make of Pelosi's concerns. With this latest attack on the left, I'm...  laughingliberal   Aug-12-10 10:45 PM   #59 
     - Pelosi has made quite clear she feels Democratic Congress is under attack  defendandprotect   Aug-12-10 10:49 PM   #60 
        - I think she's right. I see no indication the WH is terribly interested in holding on to the House.  laughingliberal   Aug-13-10 12:22 AM   #68 
           - Well...  kenfrequed   Aug-13-10 02:03 PM   #106 
  - The more of this I hear, the less inclined I am to get out of my pajamas. To help these guys?  laughingliberal   Aug-12-10 07:59 PM   #48 
  - We have to continue to move government to the left --  defendandprotect   Aug-12-10 10:52 PM   #62 
     - +1 nt  laughingliberal   Aug-13-10 12:18 AM   #67 
  - I'm not upset. They weren't talking about me.  jobycom   Aug-12-10 10:31 PM   #58 
  - Chew on this: "They are afraid of their majority." After Coakley, I do not believe  metapunditedgy   Aug-12-10 11:18 PM   #64 
  - It's hard work being president! - W. nt  grahamhgreen   Aug-13-10 01:26 AM   #70 
  - if 90% of the party agrees with the direction we're going  bkozumplik   Aug-13-10 01:39 AM   #71 
  - Governing is hard? It will be even harder if Democrats lose elections in November. nt  Chef Eric   Aug-13-10 04:53 AM   #72 
  - And that is what the Professional "Left" is all about, but don't say anything around here, or it  patrice   Aug-13-10 11:43 AM   #100 
     - Waaaa! It's not fair! Waaaa! nt  Chef Eric   Aug-14-10 09:03 AM   #107 
  - David Frum : "Republicans fear their base and the Democrats hate their base."  BrklynLiberal   Aug-13-10 06:01 AM   #73 
  - Excellent compilation!! n/t  orbitalman   Aug-13-10 07:01 AM   #75 
  - Actually governing as compared to bitching constantly from the backseat IS hard and complicated, so  RBInMaine   Aug-13-10 07:35 AM   #76 
  - So the basement Cheeto-eaters can sink Brennan's nomination, but  Doctor_J   Aug-13-10 07:50 AM   #77 
  - Way to call anybody whos on the left and uses the internet lazy. n/t  iamthebandfanman   Aug-13-10 07:56 AM   #78 
  - Why tells us?  Deep13   Aug-13-10 08:13 AM   #80 
  - If you just read the title of this OP it's perfect  NJmaverick   Aug-13-10 08:17 AM   #81 
  - Yeah. Okay. I'm going to get the fuck out of pajamas  golddigger   Aug-13-10 08:37 AM   #83 
  - Follow the money...  elzenmahn   Aug-13-10 09:05 AM   #85 
  - Governing is Hard!  Thav   Aug-13-10 09:11 AM   #86 
  - "The internet left fringe needs to get out of their pajamas, realize governing is hard. "  ProSense   Aug-13-10 10:29 AM   #97 
  - It is really hard. First you have to take all that money from  obxhead   Aug-13-10 11:08 AM   #99 
  - Video of Gibbs actually laughing about it and us.  madfloridian   Aug-13-10 01:28 PM   #103 
  - What an ingenious insult  felix_numinous   Aug-13-10 01:40 PM   #105 
  - I don't even own any pajamas.  hobbit709   Aug-14-10 09:04 AM   #108 
  - ...is not a shit statement...nt  SidDithers   Aug-14-10 09:06 AM   #109 
 

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