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librechik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-08-10 11:18 AM
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89. exactly--us hippies can "tea" party all we want--the media will ignore us, the cops toss us in jail
never happen--if it did, i would be so thrilled!--but we would be denied coverage, no matter how many we pulled together. So the movement would die.

I thiunk it will get so bad that we will actually be forced underground. Then we can try to organize from there, behind stacks of supplies and ammo, I suppose. Though I doubt we would get violent. We are flower children for gawd's sake!
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  -Democratic Underground RETURNS to being truly "Underground," I guess. NoodleyAppendage  Dec-07-10 02:16 PM   #0 
  - The "U" in "DU" had been forgotten for a couple years..  villager   Dec-07-10 02:17 PM   #1 
  - you can say that again!  notadmblnd   Dec-07-10 02:20 PM   #6 
  - Thank the goddess for that! n/t  Le Taz Hot   Dec-08-10 05:18 AM   #72 
  - Yup, selling out is a value to some and when we don't they're aghast at us  eleny   Dec-07-10 02:18 PM   #2 
  - If part of his "long game" is to create a liberal tea party of sorts, then he's a genius.  NoodleyAppendage   Dec-07-10 02:20 PM   #5 
     - I don't see how you get people to follow you by kicking them in the teeth  eleny   Dec-07-10 02:24 PM   #8 
     - I agree. I'm just grasping at straws to lighten the blow.  NoodleyAppendage   Dec-07-10 02:32 PM   #16 
     - There are people here who are claiming  Dappleganger   Dec-07-10 03:01 PM   #46 
     - 3D chess and all that.  corkhead   Dec-08-10 06:22 AM   #78 
     - Common logic says if you put up a steaming pile of crap and a candidate that shares  jp11   Dec-08-10 12:42 PM   #95 
     - There can never be a liberal tea party IMO.  old guy   Dec-07-10 02:58 PM   #42 
        - No nay-saying please  dreamnightwind   Dec-08-10 08:43 AM   #83 
        - exactly--us hippies can "tea" party all we want--the media will ignore us, the cops toss us in jail  librechik   Dec-08-10 11:18 AM   #89 
  - It's about time!  Individualist   Dec-07-10 02:19 PM   #3 
  - Another proud information terrorist  mudplanet   Dec-07-10 02:19 PM   #4 
  - we should drop that lousy 'D.' n/t  Scurrilous   Dec-07-10 02:21 PM   #7 
  - Progressive...  xultar   Dec-07-10 02:26 PM   #10 
  - Unfortunately, most people here don't actually DO anything. They are keyboard warriors. So instead  OregonBlue   Dec-07-10 02:27 PM   #12 
     - I will give money to any Democratic Senate Member who will kill the tax deal. That's what. n/t  NoodleyAppendage   Dec-07-10 02:39 PM   #25 
     - Good idea. Thank goodness some Dems still have money.  Mimosa   Dec-07-10 03:16 PM   #58 
        - No much, but I'll give what I can.  NoodleyAppendage   Dec-07-10 03:18 PM   #59 
     - What an awful thing to post.  BlueIris   Dec-07-10 10:19 PM   #66 
        - Every thread of this sort has someone say that.  tavalon   Dec-08-10 05:29 AM   #74 
        - That was likely posted as sabotage. Scurrilous is quite attached to that D. n/t  Catherina   Dec-09-10 02:11 AM   #104 
  - Having to compromise doesn't equal betrayal  Dash87   Dec-07-10 02:26 PM   #9 
  - Collaboration with neocons IS betrayal.  Individualist   Dec-07-10 02:28 PM   #13 
     - With that attitude, nothing would be done.  Dash87   Dec-07-10 02:34 PM   # 
        - Bless your heart...  Individualist   Dec-07-10 02:36 PM   #21 
        - Bullshit. In poker sometimes you BLUFF and force the other player to fold.  NoodleyAppendage   Dec-07-10 02:37 PM   #24 
           - I think the Republicans look terrible for not supporting it anyway,  Dash87   Dec-07-10 02:41 PM   #29 
  - How dare the base ask for a President to follow his own campaign promises!  myrna minx   Dec-07-10 02:27 PM   #11 
  - The liberal left is not the base.  JoePhilly   Dec-07-10 02:48 PM   #34 
     - correct  creon   Dec-07-10 03:12 PM   #55 
     - You better hope we are because we turned out in the midterms  EFerrari   Dec-07-10 10:22 PM   #67 
     - And yet, that all-important, not-the-base  Le Taz Hot   Dec-08-10 05:26 AM   #73 
     - Thank you!  Celtic Raven   Dec-08-10 11:10 AM   #88 
     - Be persistent  tavalon   Dec-08-10 05:32 AM   #76 
  - It's gone. Thanks very much Mods.  DevonRex   Dec-07-10 02:31 PM   #14 
  - Actually, I am. I make no apologies for my anger. Why aren't you pissed?  NoodleyAppendage   Dec-07-10 02:34 PM   #17 
  - Maybe you shouldn't be so god damned quick...  one_voice   Dec-07-10 02:44 PM   #32 
     - It's gone now.  DevonRex   Dec-07-10 02:54 PM   #39 
     - I'm gonna defend the mods on this one...  one_voice   Dec-07-10 02:59 PM   #43 
        - I don't envy them, that's for sure.  DevonRex   Dec-07-10 03:04 PM   #47 
        - Which would be a shame and a prime example of what's gone wrong with the site. n/t  NoodleyAppendage   Dec-07-10 03:05 PM   #49 
     - It must be lonely being the high-minded sanctimonious type.  NoodleyAppendage   Dec-07-10 03:08 PM   #52 
        - Maybe. I wouldn't know...  one_voice   Dec-07-10 03:19 PM   #60 
        - we do but thwy have worked hard to make us feel alone and powerless  StarsInHerHair   Dec-07-10 11:10 PM   #69 
  - oh my stars!1  frylock   Dec-07-10 02:35 PM   #19 
  - That post is gone now. I think the mods are pretty busy  MineralMan   Dec-07-10 03:06 PM   #50 
     - If I were they I would have run away to this:  DevonRex   Dec-07-10 03:19 PM   #61 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 02:32 PM   #15 
  - he did run on eliminating these tax cuts  frylock   Dec-07-10 02:35 PM   #20 
  - and he still is  Egnever   Dec-07-10 02:49 PM   #35 
  - Fool me once...  LibraLiz1973   Dec-07-10 03:00 PM   #45 
  - i'm so comforted by knowing that he doesn't like it  frylock   Dec-07-10 03:05 PM   #48 
  - Also ran on not letting taxes go up for the middle class.  JoePhilly   Dec-07-10 02:51 PM   #36 
  - Obama was always center-left.  Dash87   Dec-07-10 02:36 PM   #22 
     - Agreed, but he ran a leftward populist campaign in 2008.  NoodleyAppendage   Dec-07-10 10:18 PM   #65 
     - Oh please!  Le Taz Hot   Dec-08-10 05:30 AM   #75 
        - Thanks for the laugh. I agree.  Liberalynn   Dec-08-10 06:45 AM   #79 
  - Its a World Struggle Now  Ichingcarpenter   Dec-07-10 02:34 PM   #18 
  - And "our" government is on the wrong side, again.  Greyhound   Dec-07-10 02:52 PM   #38 
     - Even in Europe they know about the sellout by their own  Ichingcarpenter   Dec-07-10 03:06 PM   #51 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 02:36 PM   #23 
  - That's the road we're headed down...  jefferson_dem   Dec-07-10 02:42 PM   #30 
  - Whatever.  jefferson_dem   Dec-07-10 02:39 PM   #26 
  - Apparently, you did not see the last 1/3 of Obama's press conference.  NoodleyAppendage   Dec-07-10 02:40 PM   #27 
     - Oh, I watched it.  jefferson_dem   Dec-07-10 02:42 PM   #31 
        - It was not imagined to see our President deride his base for not being pragmatic enough.  NoodleyAppendage   Dec-07-10 02:47 PM   #33 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 02:51 PM   #37 
        - so would I  creon   Dec-07-10 03:09 PM   #53 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 03:11 PM   #54 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 03:15 PM   #57 
              - LOL... as if the WH SPIN represents anything approaching the majority of the American people.  metapunditedgy   Dec-07-10 03:25 PM   #62 
        - Um...he just compared the republicans to hostage takers...  jefferson_dem   Dec-07-10 02:55 PM   #40 
        - he called them hostage takers  dave29   Dec-08-10 08:56 AM   #86 
        - I watched it too  Liberalynn   Dec-08-10 06:48 AM   #80 
  - Damn right, but don't forget 80% of the country was with us  Warpy   Dec-07-10 02:41 PM   #28 
  - No, they were not.  JoePhilly   Dec-07-10 02:55 PM   #41 
     - Baloney. Go do a search and find the feedback outside DU. n/t  EFerrari   Dec-07-10 10:24 PM   #68 
     - Let's see you back this up with polling data...if you can.  nashville_brook   Dec-08-10 12:39 PM   #93 
  - recommend  Poboy   Dec-07-10 03:00 PM   #44 
  - WikiLeaks..... opened eyes as did the protests in Europe  Ichingcarpenter   Dec-07-10 03:13 PM   #56 
  - + a brazilion  Viva_La_Revolution   Dec-07-10 09:32 PM   #63 
  - Why do we have to apologize to a Republican?  somone   Dec-07-10 10:01 PM   #64 
  - No, it's changed to Progressive Underground  thelordofhell   Dec-07-10 11:33 PM   #70 
  - Well excuse us for having principles and standing up for workers -  TBF   Dec-08-10 07:01 AM   #81 
     - Because nobody else has principles but you..........  thelordofhell   Dec-08-10 11:53 AM   #91 
        - I have the workers in mind, while your principles clearly favor owners.  TBF   Dec-08-10 12:41 PM   #94 
           - What???? Where did I say I don't have workers in mind???  thelordofhell   Dec-08-10 01:17 PM   #97 
              - If you had workers anywhere in your mind you would be enraged as well.  TBF   Dec-08-10 03:50 PM   #101 
                 - you think smilies indicates other things  thelordofhell   Dec-09-10 02:05 AM   #103 
  - We're still Democrats, we're just not ObamaDems anymore. That bumpersticker now comes off.  leveymg   Dec-08-10 04:52 AM   #71 
  - +1  AndrewP   Dec-08-10 06:08 AM   #77 
  - This parallels the usual building up and tearing down of celebrities and stars we see in the US.  MilesColtrane   Dec-08-10 07:14 AM   #82 
  - Truthy to POWER!  snooper2   Dec-08-10 08:45 AM   #84 
  - K&R nt  MichaelS2012   Dec-08-10 08:54 AM   #85 
  - Back in your hole with your liberal principles--liberalism is just a point of departure for the  Supersedeas   Dec-08-10 09:06 AM   #87 
  - I guess it would be safe to say  AsahinaKimi   Dec-08-10 11:24 AM   #90 
  - And thank goodness!  Laelth   Dec-08-10 12:15 PM   #92 
  - More like, "an enabler of DINO/DLC types" until recently.  NoodleyAppendage   Dec-08-10 01:01 PM   #96 
  - So good to see the bad elements run off.  Scurrilous   Dec-08-10 02:05 PM   #98 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-08-10 02:49 PM   #99 
  - Well said  MissDeeds   Dec-08-10 03:17 PM   #100 
  - We are just being "uppity". n/t  Horse with no Name   Dec-08-10 03:52 PM   #102 
  - K & R nt  laughingliberal   Dec-09-10 02:15 AM   #105 

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