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uppityperson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-26-10 08:57 PM
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2. However, he is wrong. Rosa Parks should have moved. Women should not vote
Edited on Thu Aug-26-10 08:57 PM by uppityperson
The mob mentality is not new, unfortunately. Japanese internment camps. Uppity blacks being hung. Chinese immigrants being run out of town. Same with Irish. Same with (pick a group).

Us vs Them. It sucks but giving into the bigots doesn't help anyone.
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  -I get it now about Howard and the mosque. Jackpine Radical  Aug-26-10 08:54 PM   #0 
  - Fine, but why should we give a damn about that angry mob?  derby378   Aug-26-10 08:56 PM   #1 
  - tell that to the cabbie in NYC  WhiteTara   Aug-26-10 09:58 PM   #29 
     - The cabbie's attacker appears to be crazy  LostinVA   Aug-27-10 10:57 AM   #65 
  - However, he is wrong. Rosa Parks should have moved. Women should not vote  uppityperson   Aug-26-10 08:57 PM   #2 
  - + 1  Born_A_Truman   Aug-27-10 12:54 AM   #50 
  - You win. All that needed to be said, you just said. Now we can get some sleep. nt  jobycom   Aug-27-10 03:46 AM   #54 
  - I understood his approach toward the mosque while not agreeing.  madfloridian   Aug-26-10 09:00 PM   #3 
  - It's a complicated and (as they say these days) nuanced  Jackpine Radical   Aug-26-10 09:09 PM   #12 
  - Interesting angle, but pure speculation  pinboy3niner   Aug-26-10 09:33 PM   #22 
  - +1! n/t  BlueMTexpat   Aug-26-10 11:41 PM   #41 
  - Ah yes...it's all a plot by the party leaders to silence Dean  SemiCharmedQuark   Aug-27-10 11:02 AM   #66 
  - Acknowledging and trying to avoid that reality is interpreted as hatred and bigotry.  dkf   Aug-26-10 09:01 PM   #4 
  - Like a husband who punches his wife and then says "look what you made me do to you!"  SemiCharmedQuark   Aug-27-10 10:57 AM   #64 
  - Supporting haters and bigots is hatred and bigotry.  uppityperson   Aug-27-10 03:05 PM   #83 
  - Obama's comments escalated the problem.  lumberjack_jeff   Aug-26-10 09:02 PM   #5 
  - And not commenting at an Islamic Dinner?  sandnsea   Aug-27-10 12:28 AM   #44 
  - I'm proud of the President using the bully pulpit to stand up to bigotry.  Radical Activist   Aug-27-10 12:37 AM   #46 
  - If he get's "validation" in the upcoming mid-term elections,  pnorman   Aug-27-10 03:08 AM   #53 
  - ROFLOL  SemiCharmedQuark   Aug-27-10 10:44 AM   #60 
  - And the answer is...  Jackpine Radical   Aug-27-10 01:52 PM   #78 
  - Dean's not an elected official nor is he the head of the DNC.  Arkana   Aug-27-10 11:53 AM   #71 
  - when i listened to him on olberman, i understood. i got what you did and  seabeyond   Aug-26-10 09:03 PM   #6 
  - His position was long understood:  ProSense   Aug-26-10 09:03 PM   #7 
  - that is exactly the opposite of what he is saying. i dont agree with him. but that is not his  seabeyond   Aug-26-10 09:04 PM   #8 
  - No, it isn't  ProSense   Aug-26-10 09:07 PM   #9 
     - maybe so. but you ant say he means something he has said opposite of  seabeyond   Aug-26-10 09:28 PM   #20 
        - "but you cant say with honesty, he wants to appease rw racists."  ProSense   Aug-26-10 09:33 PM   #21 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-26-10 09:49 PM   #26 
              - No it isn't. You cannot claim that  ProSense   Aug-26-10 09:53 PM   #27 
                 - i am seeing 70% oppose center from various places. 70% of nation rw?  seabeyond   Aug-26-10 09:58 PM   #30 
                 - Funny,  ProSense   Aug-26-10 10:03 PM   #31 
                 - funny how you defend this behavior when Obama does it  dsc   Aug-26-10 10:28 PM   #34 
                    - BS  ProSense   Aug-26-10 10:31 PM   #35 
                       - and Obama tells gays that we should accept civil unions so we don't upset his religious sensibility  dsc   Aug-28-10 07:20 AM   #88 
  - More like harm reduction as pointed out in the OP  depakid   Aug-26-10 09:07 PM   #10 
     - "harm reduction" =  ProSense   Aug-26-10 09:09 PM   #13 
        - What's in the balance here? On the one hand, all the good that might  Jackpine Radical   Aug-26-10 09:15 PM   #16 
        - Please  ProSense   Aug-26-10 09:22 PM   #18 
        - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-26-10 09:19 PM   #17 
  - well, i think most old building should be saved.  pansypoo53219   Aug-26-10 09:08 PM   #11 
  - His position isn't much different than many RWers.  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-26-10 09:12 PM   #14 
  - Every discipline forms its own way of thinking  MrScorpio   Aug-26-10 09:15 PM   #15 
  - Rubbish  Uzybone   Aug-26-10 09:28 PM   #19 
  - +100 nt  Javaman   Aug-27-10 11:15 AM   #67 
  - Howard is wrong. I'm not going to justify it and to be honest I don't really trust him as a leader  TheKentuckian   Aug-26-10 09:37 PM   #23 
  - Well, I don't trust the Democrats in the leadership.  madfloridian   Aug-26-10 10:16 PM   #33 
     - I don't trust the leadership a bit and certainly trust Dean more but that doesn't mean alot  TheKentuckian   Aug-26-10 11:50 PM   #42 
     - So I guess we can not trust him either? Nor or party leadership?  madfloridian   Aug-26-10 11:53 PM   #43 
        - Should we? Howard isn't a backstabber so he is more trustworthy than the snakes  TheKentuckian   Aug-27-10 11:23 AM   #68 
     - Leadership is about protecting our civil liberties even when it's not popular to do so  NJmaverick   Aug-27-10 09:29 AM   #58 
  - Maybe he was right about us.  madfloridian   Aug-26-10 09:41 PM   #24 
  - if his views are wrong its ok to say so. No politician gets it right all the time.  Uzybone   Aug-26-10 09:45 PM   #25 
     - No, that is not what I said. It is not what I meant.  madfloridian   Aug-26-10 10:14 PM   #32 
     - And if Obama had said exactly what Dean had said  geek tragedy   Aug-27-10 10:47 AM   #63 
     - No tolerance for intolerance makes a person intolerant.  dkf   Aug-27-10 12:39 AM   #48 
        - So I am a bigot for not tolerating bigots? Huh.  uppityperson   Aug-27-10 03:07 PM   #84 
        - So black people intolerant of the KKK are as intolerant as the KKK is of them?  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-27-10 05:28 PM   #87 
  - glad you do, I love Dean and yet in this he is wrong period and should have known better  AuntPatsy   Aug-26-10 09:57 PM   #28 
  - That was the same reasoning used in 1964, by the "respectable" people in the South.  pnorman   Aug-26-10 10:33 PM   #36 
  - You compare Dean to Southern bigots?  madfloridian   Aug-26-10 11:14 PM   #39 
     - No, but it's the same type of reasoning, and I find it less than compelling.  pnorman   Aug-27-10 12:32 AM   #45 
  - Nice spin  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-26-10 10:52 PM   #37 
  - Well, I guess that's curtains for Howard Dean at DU now.  madfloridian   Aug-26-10 11:10 PM   #38 
  - by "our" you were referring to the non-Muslims?  NJmaverick   Aug-27-10 09:28 AM   #57 
  - 'Running interference'  yowzayowzayowza   Aug-26-10 11:29 PM   #40 
  - The same "harm reduction approach" that tells women not to wear short skirts because  stranger81   Aug-27-10 12:37 AM   #47 
  - If you want to reduce the matter to the absurd- one can also say Stormfront shouldn't move to Harlem  depakid   Aug-27-10 12:45 AM   #49 
  - He has a right to say it  shintao   Aug-27-10 12:54 AM   #51 
  - We need a bigger bus here.  madfloridian   Aug-27-10 01:11 AM   #52 
  - True, there are a billion Muslims  NJmaverick   Aug-27-10 09:24 AM   #55 
  - Howard Dean just tossed 1 Billion Muslims under it. nt  geek tragedy   Aug-27-10 10:46 AM   #62 
  - He essentially said the same damn thing as the President. Just more direct.  VMI Dem   Aug-27-10 09:27 AM   #56 
  - That would be incorrect  NJmaverick   Aug-27-10 10:29 AM   #59 
  - Wrong. Obama said they had the right to build there.  Arkana   Aug-27-10 11:51 AM   #70 
     - That is what Dean said.  madfloridian   Aug-27-10 12:00 PM   #72 
     - No. He also said he would not comment on the wisdom of doing so.  VMI Dem   Aug-27-10 12:10 PM   #73 
        - No it isn't. Now you're just inventing reasons to bash the guy.  Arkana   Aug-27-10 01:08 PM   #74 
           - Dean said the same thing as the President.  VMI Dem   Aug-27-10 01:17 PM   #75 
              - And I won't comment on your obvious and disgusting hypocrisy.  Arkana   Aug-27-10 01:38 PM   #77 
                 - Ah...you did the same thing as the President. Thank you for not commenting.  VMI Dem   Aug-27-10 01:55 PM   #79 
                    - It's hilarious that you criticize supporters of the President for "blindly  Arkana   Aug-27-10 01:56 PM   #80 
                       - I won't comment on the wisdom of building it. Isn't that good enough?  VMI Dem   Aug-27-10 02:00 PM   #82 
                          - No, it doesn't--but it doesn't make you for or against building it either.  Arkana   Aug-27-10 03:23 PM   #85 
  - No, he's appeasing the anti-Muslim bigots.  geek tragedy   Aug-27-10 10:46 AM   #61 
  - No, there is no excuse for Dean's position. Nice try.  Arkana   Aug-27-10 11:51 AM   #69 
  - However he arrived at his decision, it is wrong.  MilesColtrane   Aug-27-10 01:30 PM   #76 
  - Yep. I don't think he's right but agree that's how he got there.  EFerrari   Aug-27-10 01:59 PM   #81 
  - No. Dr Dean is simply being a "good" Democrat.  bvar22   Aug-27-10 05:26 PM   #86 
  - Did you expect something different? He is a Democrat.  MineralMan   Aug-29-10 12:41 PM   #91 
  - I find it amusing that some of those who claim to operate  MineralMan   Aug-29-10 09:14 AM   #89 
     - Hear! Hear!  HughMoran   Aug-29-10 11:51 AM   #90 
 

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