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Lost4words Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-07-10 10:51 AM
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30. the Democrats dont seem to want to be an opposition party
they wern't during the bush term and they arent now.
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  -"If Republicans capture congress they will plunge this nation into an endless depression." Kurt_and_Hunter  Sep-07-10 09:34 AM   #0 
  - wouldnt that be redundant? arent we already there?  Lost4words   Sep-07-10 09:35 AM   #1 
  - No, we are in an endless stagnation. There is still plenty of room to drop.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Sep-07-10 09:37 AM   #2 
  - Thanks for this. We ALL need to be educated/informed.  elleng   Sep-07-10 10:50 AM   #28 
  - No, not Depression, and not Endless.  elleng   Sep-07-10 09:38 AM   #3 
  - maybe not for you, my situation has improved ZERO  Lost4words   Sep-07-10 09:46 AM   #7 
     - I'm with you, but it really can get worse.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Sep-07-10 09:53 AM   #13 
     - I agree, but am at a loss for a solution, I thought we had one,  Lost4words   Sep-07-10 10:49 AM   #27 
        - I was never super hopeful, but expected more seriousness on the economy  Kurt_and_Hunter   Sep-07-10 12:03 PM   #40 
     - Won't call you names; not my thing.  elleng   Sep-07-10 10:48 AM   #26 
        - the Democrats dont seem to want to be an opposition party  Lost4words   Sep-07-10 10:51 AM   #30 
           - Right, they've never gotten the hang of countering/framing rethugs propaganda.  elleng   Sep-07-10 10:57 AM   #33 
  - We are already in a Depression.  area51   Sep-07-10 12:08 PM   #41 
  - But but but Obama....  dennis4868   Sep-07-10 09:44 AM   #4 
  - we still have most of the '01 - '08 policies in place,  Lost4words   Sep-07-10 09:50 AM   #8 
  - that's bull....  dennis4868   Sep-07-10 10:26 AM   #19 
  - He's changed almost nothing..  sendero   Sep-07-10 09:28 PM   #70 
  - that's bull....  dennis4868   Sep-07-10 10:27 AM   #20 
     - Its clear you have no idea what you are talking about  Lost4words   Sep-07-10 10:42 AM   #21 
        - wow....  dennis4868   Sep-07-10 01:05 PM   #46 
           - you are even wrong as to when the assault truly began  Lost4words   Sep-07-10 01:14 PM   #48 
           - I am lost for words....  dennis4868   Sep-07-10 01:30 PM   #49 
              - you seem to think you are a democrat how did that happen  Lost4words   Sep-07-10 01:38 PM   #50 
              - What do you mean back?  sendero   Sep-07-10 09:31 PM   #72 
           - Fix one...  sendero   Sep-07-10 09:29 PM   #71 
  - ...  Kurt_and_Hunter   Sep-07-10 05:57 PM   #54 
  - That should be repeated endlessly over and over and over. nt  LaurenG   Sep-07-10 09:45 AM   #5 
  - thank you  Kurt_and_Hunter   Sep-07-10 03:37 PM   #52 
  - It's a shame Bush didn't have some more time left in office as this crap caved in...  RKP5637   Sep-07-10 09:46 AM   #6 
  - that was the next admins job to do, instead they legitimized bush et al  Lost4words   Sep-07-10 09:52 AM   #10 
  - I've been so very disappointed. n/t  RKP5637   Sep-07-10 12:26 PM   #43 
  - McCain should have won in 2008.  Dawson Leery   Sep-07-10 06:58 PM   #58 
     - Americans seem to be such slow learners, seeming to want more of the same if  RKP5637   Sep-07-10 07:10 PM   #59 
        - I cringed when I wrote this.  Dawson Leery   Sep-07-10 07:15 PM   #60 
           - When I look across the new American landscape I'm startled by what I see  RKP5637   Sep-07-10 09:06 PM   #64 
  - I know I'll be depressed. Wait, is this an argument for re-electing dems who failed us?  crikkett   Sep-07-10 09:51 AM   #9 
  - funny Bingo!  Lost4words   Sep-07-10 09:53 AM   #11 
  - No, this is an argument for voting AGAINST the people that caused the situation in the first place  EstimatedProphet   Sep-07-10 09:54 AM   #14 
     - I agree with that  Kurt_and_Hunter   Sep-07-10 10:15 AM   #16 
  - Nothing wrong with saying it at all - it's true  EstimatedProphet   Sep-07-10 09:53 AM   #12 
  - We're going through a depression, no matter who is at the helm  ixion   Sep-07-10 09:58 AM   #15 
  - Yeah, and we really don't have an effective third choice. n/t  RKP5637   Sep-07-10 10:19 AM   #18 
  - any belief it is otherwise is not founded in fact  Lost4words   Sep-07-10 10:44 AM   #23 
  - +1 The addiction of the powers-that-be to their virtual empire guarantees a hard reality check.  phasma ex machina   Sep-07-10 07:17 PM   #61 
  - I suspect that when the repukes are back in power, they will do their best  Javaman   Sep-07-10 10:19 AM   #17 
  - That's what I suspect too. They truly want a third world country. I suppose so they  RKP5637   Sep-07-10 10:51 AM   #29 
     - Frankly, what I honestly believe their long term plan is...  Javaman   Sep-07-10 10:57 AM   #34 
        - Many Americans are so blissfully ignorant as they enable their corporate  RKP5637   Sep-07-10 11:18 AM   #37 
        - We are no longer a well informed citizenry.  Javaman   Sep-07-10 12:02 PM   #39 
           - And those of us that often try to inform them are hyped as LW nut cases that are  RKP5637   Sep-07-10 12:24 PM   #42 
              - What gets me is...  Javaman   Sep-07-10 03:16 PM   #51 
                 - As Michael Moore once said, "There is nothing wrong with our government, it's  RKP5637   Sep-07-10 03:40 PM   #53 
                 - That's what scares me most about corporatism.  KillCapitalism   Sep-07-10 09:19 PM   #68 
                    - Well, actually...  Javaman   Sep-08-10 08:52 AM   #77 
        - The problem is that once infrastructure disappears, all the gated communities -  haele   Sep-07-10 09:37 PM   #74 
           - The rise of the private army...  Javaman   Sep-08-10 08:36 AM   #76 
  - but we need impeachment hearings about obama's birfertificate!  unblock   Sep-07-10 10:43 AM   #22 
  - Exactly.  lumberjack_jeff   Sep-07-10 10:45 AM   #24 
  - Well not that anyone will admit to it, but we are already in an endless depression.  Rex   Sep-07-10 10:46 AM   #25 
  - agreed  Lost4words   Sep-07-10 10:53 AM   #31 
  - What you describe is exactly what the "powers that be" have been  OwnedByFerrets   Sep-07-10 10:55 AM   #32 
  - +1  Lost4words   Sep-07-10 10:59 AM   #35 
  - We're too busy/divided over cutting SS and extending "tax cuts" for the rich.  metapunditedgy   Sep-07-10 11:17 AM   #36 
  - That's their plan.  McCamy Taylor   Sep-07-10 11:19 AM   #38 
  - So what if top economists are saying that.  Quantess   Sep-07-10 12:34 PM   #44 
  - Look on the bright side. It won't be endless.  KamaAina   Sep-07-10 12:35 PM   #45 
  - Continuing outsourcing and the greed trade agreements are doing the same thing. nt  grahamhgreen   Sep-07-10 01:05 PM   #47 
  - Got a source for those comments in quotes?  Lagomorph   Sep-07-10 06:26 PM   #55 
  - Nah, just something I wrote  Kurt_and_Hunter   Sep-07-10 06:45 PM   #57 
  - too late, already been there, done that  ShamelessHussy   Sep-07-10 06:29 PM   #56 
  - Not so sure.. what if big business starts spending the billions they are hoarding..  DCBob   Sep-07-10 07:25 PM   #62 
  - Good point...  Snarkoleptic   Sep-07-10 08:53 PM   #63 
  - Eeeek fucking eeeeeek. Can't stomach the thought of it. Seeking passport prior to this election.  lonestarnot   Sep-07-10 09:08 PM   #65 
  - I know how you feel.  Quantess   Sep-07-10 09:22 PM   #69 
     - I really don't think pugs have as much chance of a take down as they would like to believe.  lonestarnot   Sep-07-10 09:36 PM   #73 
  - They already did.  gophates   Sep-07-10 09:10 PM   #66 
  - Republicans will just roll out their hundred economists that say Obama will put us into a depression  BzaDem   Sep-07-10 09:13 PM   #67 
  - If they do..  sendero   Sep-07-10 09:39 PM   #75 

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