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dmallind Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-03-09 11:01 PM
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22. No it's very relevant
Nobody literate could have missed the constant refrain on DU that Blue Dogs are simply Republicans in disguise. And yet they vote less with Republicans than DU Darling Dennis does. The point surely is how much you can vote against the Democratic caucus without being anti-Dem. Why should we hold DK to a different standard from Blue Dogs?
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  -How often does Dennis Kucinich side with the Democratic majority? mcablue  Dec-03-09 10:17 PM   #0 
  - D-OH  johnnie   Dec-03-09 10:21 PM   #1 
  - Thanks nt  mcablue   Dec-03-09 10:22 PM   #2 
  - Not nit-picking  johnnie   Dec-03-09 10:27 PM   #8 
     - I know. It was a valid observation n/t  mcablue   Dec-03-09 10:28 PM   #9 
  - Doh!!  ClassWarrior   Dec-03-09 11:29 PM   #26 
  - The more relevant question is, "How often does Dennis side with the American people"?  Sebastian Doyle   Dec-03-09 10:22 PM   #3 
  - +1  ClassWarrior   Dec-03-09 11:43 PM   #27 
  - + Another 1 (nt)  Dinger   Dec-04-09 06:31 AM   #30 
     - plus 1  winyanstaz   Dec-05-09 03:30 AM   #47 
        - That is a great idea I am on it n/t  spiritual_gunfighter   Dec-05-09 07:10 AM   #54 
        - +++1  GreenPartyVoter   Dec-06-09 01:37 PM   #60 
  - That is the correct question.  harun   Dec-04-09 08:56 AM   #41 
  - How often does the Democratic majority side with the voters who put them there?  villager   Dec-03-09 10:23 PM   #4 
  - Wow was that wrong.  rwheeler31   Dec-03-09 10:24 PM   #5 
  - How often does the DLC side with the Democratic majority?  IndianaGreen   Dec-03-09 10:25 PM   #6 
  - How often does the Democratic majority get it right?  Lyric   Dec-03-09 10:26 PM   #7 
  - How many of those are proceedural votes?  WonderGrunion   Dec-03-09 10:29 PM   #10 
  - Name 10 major pieces of legislation  mcablue   Dec-03-09 10:31 PM   #11 
     - Interesting link. Only 35 dems have worse party loyalty scores  WonderGrunion   Dec-03-09 10:41 PM   #14 
        - You're the one that should provide a link, since you speculated about major legislation  mcablue   Dec-03-09 10:48 PM   #19 
           - I don't consider anyone that votes with the Republicans  WonderGrunion   Dec-03-09 11:02 PM   #23 
              - So you are into lockstep, right or wrong voting. Not me.  Bluenorthwest   Dec-04-09 07:53 AM   #37 
  - So is this important ?  rwheeler31   Dec-03-09 10:32 PM   #12 
  - Yeah. To debunk claims that he has an "alliance" with conservatives  mcablue   Dec-03-09 10:34 PM   #13 
     - I'm not sure that those arguments were meant to be taken at face value  HughMoran   Dec-03-09 10:45 PM   #18 
     - An alliance with conservatives  noamnety   Dec-06-09 05:11 PM   #63 
  - So very similar to (and mostly slightly worse than) the Blue Dogs then  dmallind   Dec-03-09 10:42 PM   #15 
  - But how often do conservative Republicans side with the Democratic Party?  mcablue   Dec-03-09 10:55 PM   #21 
     - No it's very relevant  dmallind   Dec-03-09 11:01 PM   #22 
  - Dennis Kucinich should do what he wants.....  FrenchieCat   Dec-03-09 10:42 PM   #16 
  - And of course you say the same for Bayh and Nelson, right? NT  dmallind   Dec-03-09 10:45 PM   #17 
     - I don't live in their states.  FrenchieCat   Dec-03-09 10:52 PM   #20 
        - Sure ...but the concept is the same right?  dmallind   Dec-03-09 11:06 PM   #24 
           - I guess.  FrenchieCat   Dec-03-09 11:47 PM   #28 
  - Some folks are working hard to discredit Kucinich. Or perhaps just his message...  RufusTFirefly   Dec-03-09 11:09 PM   #25 
  - Some folks work hard to "discredit" Blue Dogs too. Maybe we just disagree with him, eh?  dmallind   Dec-04-09 06:24 AM   #29 
  - When the Blue Dogs tend to work against our interests...  Orsino   Dec-04-09 08:05 AM   #38 
  - And some folks just find Kuch and his rabid Kuchifritos hillarious  HamdenRice   Dec-04-09 07:07 AM   #33 
  - Your posts speak for theirselves.....sheesh :)  winyanstaz   Dec-05-09 03:42 AM   #48 
  - Actually, it's just one headcase doing it, along with the one or two remaining people  QC   Dec-04-09 07:23 AM   #36 
  - I think they are afraid of him and the respect he has gained from the people  winyanstaz   Dec-06-09 03:18 AM   #56 
     - exactly...I gotta agree with that..  winyanstaz   Dec-07-09 04:00 PM   #65 
  - Out of the 242 listed Dems, only 17 WORSE than Kucinich  krawhitham   Dec-04-09 06:58 AM   #31 
  - And this is your daily reminder that context is everything.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Dec-04-09 07:22 AM   #34 
  - The profoundly conservative legislation that passes through Congress...  Orsino   Dec-04-09 08:08 AM   #39 
  - worse for those that want to tear this nation apart and use the Constitution for butt wipe ..  winyanstaz   Dec-06-09 03:25 AM   #57 
  - You need to compare him to other Democrats. By that measure he's one of the worst  HamdenRice   Dec-04-09 07:04 AM   #32 
  - Does this make Kooch the ultimate blue dog?  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Dec-04-09 07:22 AM   #35 
  - He's not a whore for Wall St. and corporate America interests is what you meant to say  brentspeak   Dec-06-09 04:06 PM   #62 
  - so what you are saying is..Dennis has not sold us out.  winyanstaz   Dec-07-09 04:44 PM   #66 
  - Less often Bart Stupak:  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-04-09 08:14 AM   #40 
  - majority of democrats voted for the patriot act  lame54   Dec-04-09 09:22 AM   #42 
  - I'm more interested  nichomachus   Dec-04-09 05:01 PM   #43 
  - As often as the Democratic majority is correct on an issue. nt  LWolf   Dec-04-09 08:30 PM   #44 
  - Some troubling recent votes from Kucinich where he voted with Republicans  zulchzulu   Dec-04-09 11:29 PM   #45 
  - Im pretty sure it depends.  quakerboy   Dec-05-09 02:29 AM   #46 
  - The real questions are- how often does Kucinich do what's right  depakid   Dec-05-09 03:50 AM   #49 
  - "some have made the claim that representative Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) is some sort of right-winger"  ZombieHorde   Dec-05-09 03:56 AM   #50 
  - What's with all these peace avatars now?  Life Long Dem   Dec-05-09 05:11 AM   #51 
  - Its a way of showing solidarity about ending these wars.  winyanstaz   Dec-06-09 03:09 AM   #55 
  - Kucinich for President  jeanpalmer   Dec-05-09 06:37 AM   #52 
  - michael moore for president  onenote   Dec-05-09 06:58 AM   #53 
     - Hmm Dennis Kucinich/Michele Moore.......  winyanstaz   Dec-06-09 03:29 AM   #58 
        - Yeah, they'd implode all the way to the White House  NoPasaran   Dec-06-09 01:26 PM   #59 
           - Not if Americans keep waking up to the fact that both parties now have sold us out.....  winyanstaz   Dec-06-09 03:44 PM   #61 
  - I don't mind Kucinich. It's some of his supporters  NYC Liberal   Dec-06-09 06:13 PM   #64 
  - Obi-Wan Kucinich votes for what's right....  vinylsolution   Dec-07-09 04:54 PM   #67 

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