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noamnety Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-06-09 05:11 PM
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63. An alliance with conservatives
is only okay if you are Obama. Then we call it "reaching across the aisle" and it's a brilliant strategy which we don't understand because we're naive and don't get how washington politics work. :)

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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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