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Tesha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-20-10 01:52 PM
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67. NPR did a story in just the last several night about this.
Do your own research.

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  -Boy, those Dems sure know & appreciate their base. Jackpine Radical  Oct-19-10 09:45 AM   #0 
  - Which of these blue dogs don't you want to see re-elected? n/t  LoZoccolo   Oct-19-10 09:51 AM   #1 
  - We could lose a dozen of them...  kentuck   Oct-19-10 09:54 AM   #4 
  - Which of these blue dogs don't you want to see re-elected? n/t  LoZoccolo   Oct-19-10 09:55 AM   #5 
     - I could care less if any of them get elected and will not donate one red cent to their cause.  Winterblues   Oct-19-10 10:00 AM   #7 
     - Which one of them votes with the Republicans all the time? n/t  LoZoccolo   Oct-19-10 10:05 AM   #8 
     - Hitler liked dogs, what's your point?  frustrated_lefty   Oct-19-10 10:32 AM   #16 
     - Dang. Support the Democrats for cryin out loud.  jaxx   Oct-19-10 11:02 AM   #23 
     - Is there an echo in here?  Jackpine Radical   Oct-19-10 10:23 AM   #12 
        - Exactly. Rahm as email sender is unbelievably "contextually insensitive."  philly_bob   Oct-19-10 10:39 AM   #19 
        - Well, it might be more effective if he said -  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-19-10 12:35 PM   #34 
           - Yeah, I'd contribute to that pitch. (nt)  philly_bob   Oct-19-10 01:01 PM   #36 
        - No, just the usual baiting to get you to break DU rules.  Ignis   Oct-19-10 12:56 PM   #35 
           - Ahem. That's "dirty FUCKING hippie."  Jackpine Radical   Oct-19-10 05:32 PM   #43 
           - Thanks, but I'm trying to swear a little less fucking often.  Ignis   Oct-19-10 05:35 PM   #44 
              - Not to mention the difficulty of  Jackpine Radical   Oct-19-10 05:45 PM   #48 
           - The voting records show that people generally can't point out "blue dogs"  LoZoccolo   Oct-19-10 05:37 PM   #45 
              - "what I try to do is bring the actual details to the forum"  Ignis   Oct-19-10 05:46 PM   #49 
              - McCarthy tried to brand people with a label that was pretty much impossible to prove either way.  LoZoccolo   Oct-19-10 05:52 PM   #50 
              - Ah, it's the "NO U" defense.  Ignis   Oct-20-10 11:48 AM   #59 
                 - The "NO U" defense consists of just repeating their claim back to them or saying "NO U".  LoZoccolo   Oct-20-10 02:48 PM   #69 
                    - "my opponents are more McCarthyist than me"  Ignis   Oct-20-10 03:11 PM   #70 
                       - Right, I said that.  LoZoccolo   Oct-20-10 03:39 PM   #71 
                          - So you have no answer to the question I posed?  Ignis   Oct-20-10 05:11 PM   #73 
                             - I reject the premise of the question.  LoZoccolo   Oct-20-10 05:34 PM   #75 
                                - When one asks, "What's the MPG on that silver Honda you drive?"  Ignis   Oct-20-10 06:18 PM   #76 
                                   - That might be considered nitpicky.  LoZoccolo   Oct-20-10 06:48 PM   #77 
                                   - So what's the MPG of the Honda? I don't care whether you call it silver or grey.  Ignis   Oct-21-10 04:08 PM   #82 
                                      - I reject the premise of the question.  LoZoccolo   Oct-21-10 04:13 PM   #84 
                                         - That's a complete fabrication that misrepresents my question.  Ignis   Oct-21-10 04:26 PM   #85 
                                         - OK, now that we are clear about that, let's proceed.  LoZoccolo   Oct-21-10 04:55 PM   #86 
                                   - As a matter of fact, an opponent rejected the premise of my question in this thread.  LoZoccolo   Oct-20-10 06:53 PM   #78 
                                      - I have enough on my hands, just being me.  Ignis   Oct-21-10 04:10 PM   #83 
              - PS: Anyone can just answer the question with "none" if they don't think there are any.  LoZoccolo   Oct-19-10 05:54 PM   #51 
              - Voting for the Democratic position on, say, a proclamation ISN'T THE SAME THING...  Tesha   Oct-19-10 06:53 PM   #52 
              - Let's see this congressperson who has only voted for the smokescreens then. n/t  LoZoccolo   Oct-19-10 10:45 PM   #54 
                 - Pick any of the assholes who are now advertising about how they "voted against...  Tesha   Oct-20-10 06:41 AM   #56 
                    - "Do your own research." lol  LoZoccolo   Oct-20-10 08:44 AM   #57 
                       - NPR did a story in just the last several night about this.  Tesha   Oct-20-10 01:52 PM   #67 
                          - About what? Proclamations?  LoZoccolo   Oct-20-10 02:47 PM   #68 
                             - Here, courtesy of Newsmax, is a list of ten "Democrats" who are probably...  Tesha   Oct-20-10 05:25 PM   #74 
                                - Yet he voted opposite the Republicans on H.R. 512.  LoZoccolo   Oct-20-10 10:02 PM   #79 
                                   - Ahh, the famous "argument by nit-pick" method.  Tesha   Oct-21-10 06:28 AM   #80 
                                      - One major bill?  LoZoccolo   Oct-21-10 08:44 AM   #81 
              - The devil's in the 8%.  Jackpine Radical   Oct-19-10 07:42 PM   #53 
              - Who is this candidate who only voted with the Democrats on unimportant issues?  LoZoccolo   Oct-19-10 10:54 PM   #55 
              - 92 votes to name post offices or highways, or acknowledge  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-22-10 11:17 AM   #87 
  - That is entirely beside the point I was trying to make.  Jackpine Radical   Oct-19-10 10:19 AM   #11 
  - I just got the same email..  Webster Green   Oct-19-10 09:52 AM   #2 
  - Shame 'bout that.  YOY   Oct-19-10 09:59 AM   #6 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-19-10 09:53 AM   #3 
  - Not all do.  crim son   Oct-19-10 10:06 AM   #9 
  - Same here in NY  displacedvermoter   Oct-19-10 10:25 AM   #14 
     - I like the strategy of voting for progressive candidates in 'safe' elections  bigtree   Oct-19-10 10:41 AM   #20 
        - Even when the leading Dem candidate is a dud, and his/her  displacedvermoter   Oct-19-10 11:34 AM   #26 
           - what you define as a dud  bigtree   Oct-19-10 11:52 AM   #29 
  - Because the base plays the part of the battered wife -  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-19-10 10:18 AM   #10 
     - Jeez, that really makes it concrete, doesn't it?  Jackpine Radical   Oct-19-10 10:24 AM   #13 
     - Sounds about right to me  GreenPartyVoter   Oct-20-10 11:53 AM   #60 
     - "Where you gonna go, to Sarah Palin's house?"  Ignis   Oct-20-10 01:47 PM   #65 
  - Can't say that I blame you  kctim   Oct-19-10 10:30 AM   #15 
  - heaven forbid you be asked to support Democratic ideals rather than  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-19-10 10:37 AM   #18 
     - In other words  kctim   Oct-19-10 10:54 AM   #22 
        - Right. Democrats - the OTHER Republicans. nt  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-19-10 11:32 AM   #25 
           - Aw, sorry you feel that way  kctim   Oct-19-10 11:45 AM   #28 
              - You are wrong. The right has so poisoned the label of 'progressive'  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-19-10 12:23 PM   #32 
                 - Ah  kctim   Oct-19-10 02:09 PM   #38 
                    - No, Blue Dogs are NOT moderate Democrats - they are right wing  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-19-10 02:33 PM   #39 
                    - Well said  Bluenorthwest   Oct-19-10 02:51 PM   #40 
                    - Partisan talking points  kctim   Oct-19-10 04:36 PM   #42 
                    - OK, what moderates are replacing blue dogs with republicans?  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-20-10 10:25 AM   #58 
                       - I am glad you left it up  kctim   Oct-20-10 12:11 PM   #61 
                          - wtf  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-20-10 12:42 PM   #62 
                    - Which ones are right-wing? n/t  LoZoccolo   Oct-19-10 05:39 PM   #46 
                    - If you're going to quote the (D) platform, it's helpful to have read it.  Ignis   Oct-19-10 05:40 PM   #47 
                       - Thank you.  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-20-10 12:52 PM   #63 
                          - That's just crazy talk!  Ignis   Oct-20-10 01:21 PM   #64 
  - I'm not sure if Rahm has the same reputation among our dependable voting 'base'  bigtree   Oct-19-10 10:34 AM   #17 
  - appreciate the sentiment  DemocratAholic   Oct-19-10 10:42 AM   #21 
  - +1  bigtree   Oct-19-10 11:53 AM   #30 
  - Giving money, or votes, to the Blue Dogs is like giving Lucy another football to hold.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Oct-19-10 11:13 AM   #24 
  - I appear to not be on Rahm's e-mail list.  Barack_America   Oct-19-10 11:38 AM   #27 
  - Stop whining, you professional leftist.  Arugula Latte   Oct-19-10 11:54 AM   #31 
  - States where the voters don't believe in evolution but we're going to get them to vote for liberals?  NNN0LHI   Oct-19-10 12:30 PM   #33 
  - We need to stop calling them dogs. Dogs are loyal!  B Calm   Oct-19-10 01:32 PM   #37 
  - An email from Rahm Emanuel? Just hit "DELETE" and move on. Why the melodrama?  emulatorloo   Oct-19-10 03:18 PM   #41 
  - Rahm Emanuel's email demanded that you contribute money?  Cali_Democrat   Oct-20-10 01:50 PM   #66 
  - Did he threaten you if you didn't contribute ? how did he "demand" you to contribute ?  JI7   Oct-20-10 04:42 PM   #72 

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