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SargeUNN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-21-10 01:12 PM
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24. Then the fear merchants
can count you into their victory list. Just like the Hurricane Party People, they refused to accept rational fear and use it as productive tool and instead denied it and perished. I am so sad you are at that point.
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  -How about a little reality check here SargeUNN  Sep-21-10 10:56 AM   #0 
  - Stand together or fall one by one. nt  rrneck   Sep-21-10 10:59 AM   #1 
  - The party would not have to depend on scare tactics if the administration  RaleighNCDUer   Sep-21-10 11:10 AM   #2 
  - Don't be confused on that either  SargeUNN   Sep-21-10 11:17 AM   #4 
  - Rational vs Irrational fears. That's a good way to put it  emulatorloo   Sep-21-10 11:29 AM   #9 
  - I really don't give a fuck if the fear IS rational - it is still undercutting  RaleighNCDUer   Sep-21-10 11:56 AM   #15 
     - Then the fear merchants  SargeUNN   Sep-21-10 01:12 PM   #24 
        - YOU are one of those fear merchants.  RaleighNCDUer   Sep-21-10 01:15 PM   #25 
           - You are one of the victims of  SargeUNN   Sep-21-10 01:39 PM   #28 
              - Wrong. I do NOT act on 'rational fears'. I do not act on fear at all.  RaleighNCDUer   Sep-21-10 02:20 PM   #32 
  - Exactly  bahrbearian   Sep-21-10 11:18 AM   #5 
  - Hear, hear!  Individualist   Sep-21-10 11:19 AM   #6 
  - Your reality check is in the mail.  damntexdem   Sep-21-10 11:16 AM   #3 
  - +1219125466  Change Happens   Sep-21-10 11:20 AM   #7 
  - "we suck a little less than the other guys" isn't very compelling.  Edweird   Sep-21-10 11:28 AM   #8 
  - "a little less"?  emulatorloo   Sep-21-10 11:30 AM   #10 
  - RW policy isn't suddenly 'progressive' because someone with a "D" behind their name advocates it.  Edweird   Sep-21-10 11:42 AM   #12 
  - ok let me point again to my Katrina Experience  SargeUNN   Sep-21-10 11:39 AM   #11 
     - I'm glad you made it out ok, but I'm baffled as to how this is relevant.  Edweird   Sep-21-10 11:44 AM   #13 
     - good that you ask  SargeUNN   Sep-21-10 11:55 AM   #14 
        - OK, Here's the problem: Katrina was a hurricane and Obama is the president.  Edweird   Sep-21-10 12:04 PM   #17 
        - here is your problem with your statement  SargeUNN   Sep-21-10 01:10 PM   #23 
        - Strawman. Your implication is that if we try to hold Democrats accountable  RaleighNCDUer   Sep-21-10 12:13 PM   #18 
     - Well, you COULD have voted for katrina to not hit, couldn't you?  RaleighNCDUer   Sep-21-10 12:01 PM   #16 
        - you are so wrong  SargeUNN   Sep-21-10 12:14 PM   #19 
           - Hey, I'm not the one comparing electoral politics with a natural disaster. nt  RaleighNCDUer   Sep-21-10 12:18 PM   #20 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-21-10 01:31 PM   #27 
                 - And denying the reality that others experience is reasonable?  Greyhound   Sep-21-10 01:47 PM   #29 
                    - If I understood you I would answer but  SargeUNN   Sep-21-10 01:54 PM   #30 
                       - Your OP is both condescending and attempts to scare people into  Greyhound   Sep-21-10 02:28 PM   #33 
  - How dare you speak reasonably on these boards?  lapislzi   Sep-21-10 12:21 PM   #21 
  - I wonder why we never see 'reality checks' for the 'centrists.'  laughingliberal   Sep-21-10 12:35 PM   #22 
  - A Strong Democratic Party  oldlib   Sep-21-10 01:20 PM   #26 
  - Agreed. Only i contend that voting in RW blue dogs and New Democrat  RaleighNCDUer   Sep-21-10 02:32 PM   #34 
  - Rec. nt  old mark   Sep-21-10 01:59 PM   #31 
 

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