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jaxx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-01-10 09:12 AM
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9. This has been the most progressive congress in many, many years.
That can't have made the rightwing happy, and we know it's not made the corporations happy. They want none of it.
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  -Interpreting Jon Stewart's Politics: Stewart went overboard to prove he wasn't overly progressive Better Believe It  Nov-01-10 08:45 AM   #0 
  - I think he was speaking about reason and perspective.  RandomThoughts   Nov-01-10 08:50 AM   #1 
  - What compromises do you think should be made to the right-wing, Wall Street and corporate America  Better Believe It   Nov-01-10 08:55 AM   #3 
  - Well if I was bargening with them. Not saying that bargening is what I do.  RandomThoughts   Nov-01-10 03:22 PM   #40 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-01-10 08:56 AM   #5 
     - My belief as well. I think I will iggy it, as reading replies while not offensive, are a  Poboy   Nov-01-10 10:11 AM   #13 
  - Calling for civility and using reason to reach conclusions.  OHdem10   Nov-01-10 08:53 AM   #2 
  - I believe that President Obama has been a role model of civility to the right-wing reactionaries.  Better Believe It   Nov-01-10 08:59 AM   #6 
     - This has been the most progressive congress in many, many years.  jaxx   Nov-01-10 09:12 AM   #9 
  - "...denounced Marxists as 'attempting to subvert our constitution '"--quite false  jpgray   Nov-01-10 08:56 AM   #4 
  - Yep, the author of the article in the OP has taken the quote completely out of context  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-01-10 10:08 AM   #12 
     - "media fun house mirrors"....Love it! That`s great!  nunyabidness   Nov-01-10 01:29 PM   #31 
  - Jon Stewart isn't radical enough for commondreams..  snooper2   Nov-01-10 09:08 AM   #7 
  - +1...  SidDithers   Nov-01-10 12:42 PM   #26 
  - i keep remembering his interview of presidents compromise, and timidness....  seabeyond   Nov-01-10 09:12 AM   #8 
  - I disagree.  bemildred   Nov-01-10 10:02 AM   #10 
  - I was right!  LoZoccolo   Nov-01-10 10:06 AM   #11 
  - can it possibly be that people are agreeing or disagreeing with stewart and discussing it.  seabeyond   Nov-01-10 10:11 AM   #14 
  - Wrongo--Stewart said nary a thing about the s0-called "professional left." Projecting again.  blondeatlast   Nov-01-10 12:08 PM   #20 
     - Right, he did not say the exact words "professional left".  LoZoccolo   Nov-01-10 01:20 PM   #30 
        - He said anry a thing about the "farrish" left, But you keep on stroking yourself. nt  blondeatlast   Nov-01-10 02:40 PM   #37 
  - Wow, whoever wrote this is very, very out of touch.  phleshdef   Nov-01-10 10:17 AM   #15 
  - It was a very status quo speech coming from a very wealthy man -  TBF   Nov-01-10 10:28 AM   #16 
  - A "Marxist" view on the Jon Stewart Rally: Jon Stewart, Are You Frakking Sane?  Better Believe It   Nov-01-10 11:58 AM   #17 
  - Valid criticism there. -nt  Poboy   Nov-01-10 12:05 PM   #18 
  - I disagree.  Joe Fields   Nov-01-10 12:06 PM   #19 
  - What is our "common ground" with Wall Street and corporate tycoons?  Better Believe It   Nov-01-10 12:15 PM   #22 
  - evidently you didn't read my post. You may want to re-read it.  Joe Fields   Nov-01-10 12:52 PM   #29 
  - Right-on - I agree  HughMoran   Nov-01-10 01:45 PM   #33 
  - I get the distinct impression that Sanity was not Restored..  Winterblues   Nov-01-10 12:13 PM   #21 
  - Hate? I don't hate Jon Stewart. And the two writers don't hate Stewart.  Better Believe It   Nov-01-10 12:30 PM   #23 
  - He should just admit that he's a liberal... he's not convincing anyone that he's not  budkin   Nov-01-10 12:32 PM   #24 
  - He shouldn't fool himself into thinking he is the great sane and civil intellectual above it all.  Better Believe It   Nov-01-10 12:39 PM   #25 
     - Yes, he alone is the arbitor of what is .sane', or reasonable. Nevermind that he himself violates  Poboy   Nov-01-10 12:44 PM   #27 
  - He knows better but relies on schtick to keep his place in the scheme of things.  JackRiddler   Nov-01-10 12:46 PM   #28 
  - What a stupid and meaningless saying! "If you amplify everything, you hear nothing" Huh???  Better Believe It   Nov-01-10 01:43 PM   #32 
  - You really don't understand this simple concept it seems.  HughMoran   Nov-01-10 01:48 PM   #34 
  - Stewart is still progessive....  and-justice-for-all   Nov-01-10 01:51 PM   #35 
  - Yes he is. But his appeal to the far right will be ignored and was a waste of time.  Better Believe It   Nov-01-10 02:34 PM   #36 
  - He's a self-loathing liberal.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-10 02:41 PM   #38 
  - Oh Really?  Joe Fields   Nov-01-10 03:39 PM   #42 
     - Yes, really.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-10 04:32 PM   #43 
  - Jon Stewart Rally: Just an Exercise in Gen X Self-Indulgence?  Better Believe It   Nov-01-10 03:17 PM   #39 
  - OUCH! Wow, what an article. 'Led by a Clown'.  Poboy   Nov-01-10 03:28 PM   #41 
  - Locking  cbayer   Nov-01-10 05:36 PM   #44 

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