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Skidmore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-10 02:05 PM
Response to Reply #6
15. What you said.
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  -For three years, we've been told that liberals are not "the base". Lyric  Nov-03-10 01:28 PM   #0 
  - The party is against us  zipplewrath   Nov-03-10 01:32 PM   #1 
  - Misplaced blame.  Radical Activist   Nov-03-10 01:44 PM   #6 
  - What you said.  Skidmore   Nov-03-10 02:05 PM   #15 
  - GOP plan  zipplewrath   Nov-03-10 02:23 PM   #17 
  - You've left the reality based community.  Radical Activist   Nov-03-10 02:35 PM   #18 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-04-10 12:00 AM   #28 
  - obama does not have a liberal agenda no matter how many times you say it..nt  xiamiam   Nov-04-10 10:09 AM   #37 
  - + infinity  HughMoran   Nov-04-10 12:02 PM   #44 
  - If Obama is progressive in any way  ArcticFox   Nov-04-10 01:37 PM   #60 
  - Obama was televised calling himself a "New" Democrat nt  PufPuf23   Nov-04-10 01:37 PM   #61 
  - Yes, I particularly enjoyed his appearance on Fox where he bragged about 'beating back' proposals...  laughingliberal   Nov-04-10 12:58 PM   #51 
  - No. Resigning the Patriot Act, Killing DADT repeal, etc. etc. was not progressive.  readmoreoften   Nov-03-10 11:58 PM   #27 
  - The HCR Bill the WH negotiated had already traded away PO and script drug reimport - not progressive  leveymg   Nov-04-10 07:17 AM   #30 
  - Fail  Individualist   Nov-04-10 12:05 PM   #45 
  - +1,000. nt  Lorien   Nov-04-10 01:31 PM   #56 
  - No, not so liberal  MNBrewer   Nov-04-10 12:28 PM   #46 
  - LOL!  Greyhound   Nov-04-10 01:38 PM   #62 
  - DLC blah blah blah  HughMoran   Nov-04-10 12:00 PM   #43 
  - We are the party. We are democrats.  Politicub   Nov-04-10 12:37 PM   #48 
  - Well, if we are the base why did we lose?  BeFree   Nov-03-10 01:33 PM   #2 
  - The most liberal candidates didn't lose.  Lyric   Nov-03-10 01:42 PM   #4 
     - Oh, ok  BeFree   Nov-03-10 01:54 PM   #10 
     - By lying  jeff47   Nov-03-10 05:05 PM   #22 
     - By controlling  bergie321   Nov-04-10 12:47 PM   #49 
     - Use the socratic method against that.  MedicalAdmin   Nov-04-10 01:15 PM   #54 
     - No, I got the last word  BeFree   Nov-04-10 03:36 PM   #82 
     - They prefer the GOP because they know the GOP.  Greyhound   Nov-04-10 01:53 PM   #72 
     - The Latino community needs to be embraced as well.  EmeraldCityGrl   Nov-03-10 02:02 PM   #14 
     - Agree. And to be honest, I count the Latino community as part of the larger working-class base.  Lyric   Nov-03-10 02:08 PM   #16 
     - Latino  Gaedel   Nov-04-10 02:02 PM   #76 
     - But they are a minority in the House now  treestar   Nov-04-10 09:41 AM   #33 
     - Grayson and Feingold didn't lose? And the Blue Dogs who lost were newbies in Republican districts  KittyWampus   Nov-04-10 10:12 AM   #39 
     - That argument is a bit off an chicken and egg problem  dbmk   Nov-04-10 01:33 PM   #57 
  - Right fucking on! We progressive liberals ARE the base! Time for you conserva-dems  Subdivisions   Nov-03-10 01:36 PM   #3 
  - Time for them to get on the other bus where they belong.  readmoreoften   Nov-04-10 12:02 AM   #29 
  - Exactly that.  Edweird   Nov-04-10 10:03 AM   #36 
  - Like in 1972?? nt  Gaedel   Nov-04-10 02:05 PM   #77 
  - Both progressives and centrists lost last night  frazzled   Nov-03-10 01:43 PM   #5 
  - I disagree. I think we CAN draw conclusions.  Lyric   Nov-03-10 01:56 PM   #12 
     - I think you have an interesting hypothesis  The Green Manalishi   Nov-04-10 01:40 PM   #66 
  - Gee, I thought "progressives" are the base. I'm really confused by this.  Skidmore   Nov-03-10 01:44 PM   #7 
  - I don't disagree. I use the terms interchangeably.  Lyric   Nov-03-10 01:45 PM   #8 
     - There is some distinction made by some on these boards which  Skidmore   Nov-03-10 01:47 PM   #9 
        - Well it's not a dirty word to me. I'm proud of it.  Lyric   Nov-03-10 01:58 PM   #13 
  - Well said.  DirkGently   Nov-03-10 01:55 PM   #11 
  - You are wrong...  MellowDem   Nov-03-10 02:39 PM   #19 
  - Independents don't distinguish between the parties  jeff47   Nov-03-10 05:02 PM   #21 
  - Your analysis is wrong, MellowDem  JDPriestly   Nov-04-10 01:41 PM   #67 
  - Fantastic post, and so true. Inspired!  Zhade   Nov-03-10 02:46 PM   #20 
  - kick,you said it well  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-03-10 05:10 PM   #23 
  - I was interested to see that Progressive Caucus held firm while the Blue Dogs...  Danger Mouse   Nov-03-10 05:20 PM   #24 
  - Hopefully the right one, DM.  Lyric   Nov-03-10 08:22 PM   #26 
  - The Party is now the Progressive Caucus.  JDPriestly   Nov-04-10 01:45 PM   #69 
  - Pretty clear message  kctim   Nov-04-10 02:19 PM   #80 
  - Yes!  butterfly77   Nov-03-10 05:33 PM   #25 
  - Ironic isn't it ?  GeorgeGist   Nov-04-10 09:35 AM   #31 
  - Look, I agree the dems have pissed on their base for far too long. But...  no limit   Nov-04-10 09:37 AM   #32 
  - Fact is that progressives and liberals now run the party.  JDPriestly   Nov-04-10 01:45 PM   #70 
     - So we are in the minority now  Gaedel   Nov-04-10 02:14 PM   #79 
        - We need to educate Americans about progressive values.  JDPriestly   Nov-05-10 01:52 AM   #83 
  - The professional class of the Dems (not to be confused with the "Professional Left")  Hello_Kitty   Nov-04-10 09:49 AM   #34 
  - JFK On What It Means To Be A Liberal (1960)  WillyT   Nov-04-10 10:01 AM   #35 
  - WillyT, It's worth quoting from that wonderful link you provided. Thanks.  JDPriestly   Nov-04-10 01:50 PM   #71 
     - Anytime JD, Anytime !!!  WillyT   Nov-04-10 02:19 PM   #81 
  - Oh Liberals and Progressives are the base. Just not the whining ivory tower purists who spout crap  KittyWampus   Nov-04-10 10:10 AM   #38 
  - With the radicalization of the right  felix_numinous   Nov-04-10 11:50 AM   #40 
  - Yes. Have been for a long time. Rec'd. n/t  Catherina   Nov-04-10 11:51 AM   #41 
  - I am recommending this because it is spot on. However,  FourScore   Nov-04-10 11:55 AM   #42 
  - K&R  RetroLounge   Nov-04-10 12:32 PM   #47 
  - You do know that the largest percentage of voters in this country are independents right  TZ   Nov-04-10 12:53 PM   #50 
  - I was independent for years  ArcticFox   Nov-04-10 01:39 PM   #64 
  - So, what solutions did the Republicans offer?  JDPriestly   Nov-04-10 01:54 PM   #73 
  - Big K & R! nt  laughingliberal   Nov-04-10 01:00 PM   #52 
  - Believe in this ...  N_E_1 for Tennis   Nov-04-10 01:06 PM   #53 
  - Maybe you guys should have voted, then  Chulanowa   Nov-04-10 01:21 PM   #55 
  - We did vote. That's why the Blue Dogs went down  EFerrari   Nov-04-10 01:36 PM   #59 
  - The point in the OP is that liberals voted Democratic.  JDPriestly   Nov-04-10 01:56 PM   #74 
  - I don't feel like I have a place in the "Democratic" party  ArcticFox   Nov-04-10 01:35 PM   #58 
  - Truly great post.  BrklynLiberal   Nov-04-10 01:38 PM   #63 
  - Excellent post  malaise   Nov-04-10 01:39 PM   #65 
  - Thank you, Lyric. That was beautifully written  Blue_In_AK   Nov-04-10 01:44 PM   #68 
  - Too late to rec but I can kick!  BuelahWitch   Nov-04-10 01:56 PM   #75 
  - Wow! So beautifully written and so full of wisdom! Thank you!  DesertDiamond   Nov-04-10 02:06 PM   #78 
  - off to the top of the topic list with thee!  NuttyFluffers   Nov-05-10 04:55 AM   #84 
 

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