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lumberjack_jeff Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-01-10 10:51 PM
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18. I've called myself a liberal since I was a teen.
"Leftist"? More Carter than Che, I think.
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  -I'm curious. How long have you been calling yourself socialist_n_TN  Sep-01-10 10:01 PM   #0 
  - Uh, yeah, when I was 12  Warpy   Sep-01-10 10:03 PM   #1 
  - since 1968  mitchtv   Sep-01-10 10:03 PM   #2 
  - And your vote is one of the reasons that Tricky Dick won ... n/t  BlueMTexpat   Sep-01-10 10:21 PM   #6 
  - no balls. no vote  mitchtv   Sep-01-10 10:29 PM   #10 
  - I didn't vote at all that year.  Blue_In_AK   Sep-01-10 10:49 PM   #17 
  - I knew I was a Democrat in high school...  one_voice   Sep-01-10 10:10 PM   #3 
  - A Democrat is generally not a leftist  sandnsea   Sep-01-10 10:26 PM   #8 
     - Splitter!  Davis_X_Machina   Sep-01-10 10:33 PM   #12 
     - typical. :eyes:  inna   Sep-02-10 03:18 AM   #27 
     - Is Chavez a leftist?  sandnsea   Sep-02-10 04:09 PM   #34 
     - For once we agree...............  socialist_n_TN   Sep-03-10 06:49 PM   #40 
     - Now days you are correct. In the past, not so much....  socialist_n_TN   Sep-03-10 06:55 PM   #43 
        - bwahahaha  sandnsea   Sep-03-10 08:36 PM   #44 
  - Not only have I called myself a leftie since I was about 3. My entire family calls me leftie  notadmblnd   Sep-01-10 10:13 PM   #4 
  - I got a "job" at Left Bank Books  knowbody0   Sep-01-10 10:14 PM   #5 
  - Never  sandnsea   Sep-01-10 10:24 PM   #7 
  - Yes. Democrat or liberal.  woo me with science   Sep-01-10 10:31 PM   #11 
  - Social Democrat for at least 20 years  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-01-10 10:27 PM   #9 
  - Since I was about seventeen I suppose. Maybe sixteen.  Codeine   Sep-01-10 10:33 PM   #13 
  - I think people are born with the left gene and as they go through life their beliefs are  mrcheerful   Sep-01-10 10:35 PM   #14 
  - Yeah, I had a VERY refined sense of injustice even as  socialist_n_TN   Sep-03-10 06:53 PM   #42 
  - Since I was 5 and ran away from home  dixiegrrrrl   Sep-01-10 10:44 PM   #15 
  - I've called myself a leftist since about 1967,  Blue_In_AK   Sep-01-10 10:47 PM   #16 
  - I've called myself a liberal since I was a teen.  lumberjack_jeff   Sep-01-10 10:51 PM   #18 
  - I self identify as a mainstreamliberal. I call myself a leftist or lefty to piss off certain people.  Stinky The Clown   Sep-01-10 11:06 PM   #19 
  - Labels suck.  jobycom   Sep-01-10 11:08 PM   #20 
  - Since 9th grade.  Smarmie Doofus   Sep-01-10 11:22 PM   #21 
  - i've never called myself a "leftist"  paulk   Sep-01-10 11:46 PM   #22 
  - Never. Liberal, Progressive, and Democrat are terms I use.  TexasObserver   Sep-01-10 11:55 PM   #23 
  - I don't "call myself" anything  DFW   Sep-02-10 12:00 AM   #24 
  - less than 10  ibegurpard   Sep-02-10 12:18 AM   #25 
  - I call myself a liberal - at least since "hippy" went out of style n/t  csziggy   Sep-02-10 01:13 AM   #26 
  - When I came of political age,  Art_from_Ark   Sep-02-10 03:41 AM   #28 
  - Never, and when the term is used it reminds me of red-baiting. I'm a Liberal and  OmmmSweetOmmm   Sep-02-10 05:41 AM   #29 
  - First recollection?  JustAnotherGen   Sep-02-10 06:15 AM   #30 
  - Since the Vietnam war era.  Vinca   Sep-02-10 06:58 AM   #31 
  - Right after I returned from Southeast Asia, spring of 1974.  Scuba   Sep-02-10 07:46 AM   #32 
  - Way left and proud of it!  CTyankee   Sep-02-10 07:50 AM   #33 
  - I was a liberal at 8 -  Hell Hath No Fury   Sep-02-10 05:08 PM   #35 
  - For as long as I have been politically conscious. 1968.  SalmonChantedEvening   Sep-02-10 05:15 PM   #36 
  - I'm a socialist.  baldguy   Sep-02-10 05:26 PM   #37 
  - I've been a Socialist since I was 16, and I'm 50 now.  Tom_Foolery   Sep-02-10 05:29 PM   #38 
  - I never started, and I doubt that I ever will  slackmaster   Sep-02-10 05:33 PM   #39 
  - I've never called myself a "leftest". I am a Democrat, pure and simple  ThomWV   Sep-03-10 06:52 PM   #41 
  - I went to an anti-Gulf War rally when I was 11.  Initech   Sep-03-10 08:49 PM   #45 
 

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