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H2O Man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-09-10 02:40 PM
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18. Appeals to fear
and anger are so distasteful.
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  -If you're on unemployment, who will you blame when this MineralMan  Dec-09-10 02:25 PM   #0 
  - Who are the 99ers blaming?  leftstreet   Dec-09-10 02:26 PM   #1 
  - I don't know. Are you one of them? If there is someone here who  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 02:29 PM   #5 
  - I'm one  Ohio Joe   Dec-11-10 10:05 AM   #88 
  - I'll tell you who this 99er blames  Love Bug   Dec-09-10 03:51 PM   #59 
     - Thank you for your answer.  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 03:57 PM   #61 
     - absolutely spot-on!  ibegurpard   Dec-09-10 05:20 PM   #72 
     - + 1,000,000,000... What You Said !!!  WillyT   Dec-09-10 05:30 PM   #75 
     - +1 This should be its own OP  leftstreet   Dec-09-10 06:37 PM   #78 
        - Agree.  kentuck   Dec-10-10 09:26 AM   #82 
  - Thank you for pushing the capitulationist meme. nt  Warren Stupidity   Dec-09-10 02:27 PM   #2 
  - I'm pushing nothing. I asked a question.  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 02:29 PM   #7 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-09-10 02:47 PM   # 
     - You don't know me. Nobody on DU knows me.  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 02:50 PM   #31 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-09-10 02:47 PM   #29 
  - I'm crying over here  RockaFowler   Dec-09-10 02:28 PM   #3 
  - I'm very sorry. I want your payments to continue. I want that  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 02:30 PM   #8 
  - Yep, people on unemployment are merely pawns to them  prolesunited   Dec-09-10 02:31 PM   #9 
  - I have you in my prayers  RockaFowler   Dec-09-10 02:38 PM   #15 
  - i'm an atheist and i care about my  DesertFlower   Dec-09-10 02:35 PM   #13 
     - You are truly a blessing  RockaFowler   Dec-09-10 02:38 PM   #16 
        - it can happen to  DesertFlower   Dec-09-10 02:53 PM   #34 
           - If you are 45 or older  prolesunited   Dec-09-10 03:52 PM   #60 
  - No attempts at fear-mongering from the WH should move this legislation....  defendandprotect   Dec-09-10 02:29 PM   #4 
  - I agree. They need help, just as do the rest of the unemployed.  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 02:31 PM   #10 
  - No -- it is Obama who has moved this issue ....  defendandprotect   Dec-09-10 02:39 PM   #17 
  - Do you really think  kctim   Dec-09-10 02:40 PM   #19 
     - How Many People Have You Helped Find a Job - Better Yet, Hired?  NashVegas   Dec-09-10 03:42 PM   #54 
        - What YOU would 'rather see'  kctim   Dec-09-10 03:47 PM   #56 
           - +1  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 03:59 PM   #62 
           - No  NashVegas   Dec-09-10 04:22 PM   #66 
              - Not to be rude, but  kctim   Dec-09-10 04:52 PM   #69 
           - I'm Guessing That Means Your Answer Is "None"  NashVegas   Dec-09-10 04:18 PM   #65 
  - I am too, but at what cost?  Taverner   Dec-09-10 02:29 PM   #6 
  - I can't really tell you anything at all. This should be beyond  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 02:33 PM   #11 
  - Yes but the GOP has turned everything into the political  Taverner   Dec-09-10 02:34 PM   #12 
  - Well, it looks as though they may win at that goal.  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 02:40 PM   #20 
  - Who said anything about them suffering?  Taverner   Dec-09-10 02:42 PM   #24 
  - And for the idealism of the left  polmaven   Dec-09-10 03:18 PM   #46 
     - Everything you've worked for all your adult life is..  girl gone mad   Dec-09-10 04:14 PM   #64 
        - I have worked all of my adult life  polmaven   Dec-09-10 04:26 PM   #67 
           - What will you do in 13 months when UI expires again?  girl gone mad   Dec-09-10 04:35 PM   #68 
              - I thank you for your concern.  polmaven   Dec-09-10 05:18 PM   #71 
  - Nothing is beyond politics.  jpgray   Dec-09-10 02:37 PM   #14 
     - "Politics" is the shadow cast over government by corporations .....  defendandprotect   Dec-09-10 02:41 PM   #22 
     - I recognize that. I'm just saying that some things should be  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 02:42 PM   #23 
     - I think you put your finger on it - I was going to reply to the OP to say  coalition_unwilling   Dec-11-10 10:14 AM   #89 
  - The problem with that logic is the majority in the Senate is in name only.  Lord Magus   Dec-09-10 02:44 PM   #25 
     - Yes, but even in name only, we should have at least ONE bargaining chip  Taverner   Dec-09-10 02:51 PM   #32 
        - Please tell me you are not  polmaven   Dec-09-10 03:22 PM   #47 
           - I don't consider it a bargaining chip - THEY DO  Taverner   Dec-09-10 03:33 PM   #50 
  - Appeals to fear  H2O Man   Dec-09-10 02:40 PM   #18 
  - I'm sorry for them, we have a President and  Autumn   Dec-09-10 02:41 PM   #21 
  - repubs.. n/t  EC   Dec-09-10 02:45 PM   #26 
  - No one has answered your question yet ...  JoePhilly   Dec-09-10 02:45 PM   #27 
  - Thank you for answering the question. It's odd that few have  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 02:53 PM   #33 
  - Thanks for that insight into  Newest Reality   Dec-09-10 03:06 PM   #43 
  - You might as well say -  donco6   Dec-09-10 02:46 PM   #28 
  - No. If I had wanted to say that, I would have said it.  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 02:54 PM   #35 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-09-10 02:58 PM   #38 
        - Nice.  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 03:05 PM   #41 
  - I would think  CakeGrrl   Dec-09-10 02:49 PM   #30 
  - Thanks for the answer to the question I posed.  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 02:56 PM   #36 
  - No problem. I don't think people WANT to answer the question  CakeGrrl   Dec-09-10 02:59 PM   #39 
  - I absolutely agree with you!  polmaven   Dec-09-10 03:33 PM   #49 
  - Obama, the DLC, and their sycophants. eom  Swamp Rat   Dec-09-10 02:57 PM   #37 
  - Obama, the New Dems, their enablers and their apologists.  Catherina   Dec-09-10 03:01 PM   #40 
  - Because you think they SHOULD?  CakeGrrl   Dec-09-10 03:05 PM   #42 
  - the total cost of the package is 800 to 900 billion. Only 75b of that is for top 2% tax break  emulatorloo   Dec-09-10 06:33 PM   #76 
  - Maybe it's time  1badjedi   Dec-09-10 03:13 PM   #44 
  - Not a solution, but I have no doubt some will do just that.  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 03:17 PM   #45 
  - Were you born yesterday?  Bluenorthwest   Dec-09-10 03:25 PM   #48 
  - Those of us whose lives are literally  polmaven   Dec-09-10 03:38 PM   #51 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-09-10 03:39 PM   #52 
  - What on earth is that supposed to mean?  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 03:49 PM   #57 
  - Why is one being tied to the other? We need a SEPARATE bill for unemployment benefits.  Lorien   Dec-09-10 03:39 PM   #53 
  - That's it. That's how this should have been set up in the first  MineralMan   Dec-09-10 03:50 PM   #58 
  - +100000  Dappleganger   Dec-09-10 06:36 PM   #77 
  - Where the blame lies - Obama / McConnell  True_Blue   Dec-09-10 03:45 PM   #55 
  - Well, there was a stand-alone vote to extend unemployment.  rucky   Dec-09-10 04:00 PM   #63 
  - Democrats. Republicans. And most of all, the banks, if they're smart.  readmoreoften   Dec-09-10 04:54 PM   #70 
  - Thom Hartmann played a number of clips today  walldude   Dec-09-10 05:23 PM   #73 
  - Everyone. I'll blame everyone.  Prophet 451   Dec-09-10 05:27 PM   #74 
  - Word, except for one item  Love Bug   Dec-10-10 09:17 AM   #80 
     - Good point, well made  Prophet 451   Dec-11-10 09:55 AM   #86 
        - No apology necessary  Love Bug   Dec-11-10 10:01 AM   #87 
  - The TeaPubliKlans in general, the President, Democratic leadership in both houses,  TheKentuckian   Dec-09-10 09:52 PM   #79 
  - Unrec for fear mongering .nt  TBF   Dec-10-10 09:22 AM   #81 
  - both parties, neither has common sense solutions to our problems.  democracy1st   Dec-10-10 09:27 AM   #83 
  - Exactly, and parties that cannot think beyond the next election cycle  Skidmore   Dec-10-10 09:46 AM   #84 
     - true thats one of the ways the system eliminates the middle class,it costs to much to run !  democracy1st   Dec-10-10 10:20 AM   #85 
  - I will blame the fucking Republicans - n/t  coalition_unwilling   Dec-11-10 10:22 AM   #90 
 

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