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IndianaGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-29-10 12:55 PM
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8. Obama is not a socialist either!
A Socialist Administration would have frozen all foreclosures and renegotiated all mortgages, by nationalizing the major banks. A Socialist Administration would have lowered credit card rates from its usury levels to a reasonable level so that people could get out of debt.

A Socialist Administration would have thrown the Wall Street crooks in jail, not bailed them out.

A Socialist Administration would have launched New Deal sized works programs to put the unemployed to work to rebuild America.

A Socialist Administration would have brought the War on Drugs and War on Terror to a swift conclusion, shifting the funds wasted on them to invest in people.

A Socialist Administration would have restored the Fairness Doctrine, smashed media concentration, and fought for Net Neutrality.

A Socialist Administration would have expanded Medicare to all Americans, providing cradle to grave universal health care for all.

A Socialist Administration would have lowered the retirement age, and boosted Social Security payments, to allow younger people the opportunity to get jobs now currently held by older workers too afraid to retire.

A Socialist Administration would have dismantled the national security apparatus that has existed since the end of WWII, and expanded under the pretext of fighting terrorism.

A Socialist Administration would have send Bush, Cheney, and others to The Hague to face justice.

That's just for starters!
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  -Beck: People don't recognize 'Obama's version of Christianity' ("liberation theology") jefferson_dem  Aug-29-10 11:08 AM   #0 
  - What's ironic is that this is precisely the philosophy embraced by King  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-29-10 11:19 AM   #1 
  - And, El Salvador Archbishop Oscar Romero, killed by RW death squads  DailyGrind51   Aug-29-10 03:59 PM   #19 
  - and SOA/WHINSEC is still graduating death squads at Fort Benning  IndianaGreen   Aug-29-10 04:03 PM   #20 
     - Wow, even a thread about the ugliness of Glen Beck's racism is useful only for  suzie   Aug-30-10 05:40 PM   #59 
     - The thread was about Beck's accusing Obama of liberation theology  IndianaGreen   Aug-30-10 05:58 PM   #62 
     - The extent to which some will go in their quest to find some "Obama is bad"  suzie   Aug-30-10 06:20 PM   #64 
        - There is no such thing as 'black liberation theology,' there is only liberation theology  IndianaGreen   Aug-30-10 07:47 PM   #67 
           - I'd say that you adopt the rightwing's biases every day here on DU.  suzie   Aug-31-10 12:56 AM   #90 
     - What do you have against posters posting facts?  golfguru   Aug-30-10 07:54 PM   #68 
        - To me, the blinder would be to accept that much of the virulent anti-Obama rhetoric  suzie   Aug-31-10 12:36 AM   #88 
           - +4 acres and a mule. You absolutely nailed it.  Number23   Aug-31-10 08:51 PM   #94 
     - Jean Donovan and 3 American nuns were raped and shot execution style by SOA grads!  DailyGrind51   Aug-31-10 05:14 PM   #93 
  - His niece said it's not.  emilyg   Aug-30-10 12:00 PM   #51 
     - She's wrong  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-30-10 02:12 PM   #54 
     - Are you an expert? She knew him  emilyg   Aug-30-10 05:57 PM   #61 
        - Am I an expert on civil rights history?  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-30-10 06:54 PM   #65 
        - Good for you. Hope you weren't in  emilyg   Aug-31-10 12:10 PM   #91 
           - Like I said below  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-31-10 12:57 PM   #92 
        - she was 16 when he was killed  maxsolomon   Aug-30-10 06:59 PM   #66 
           - and she has a PhD  golfguru   Aug-30-10 07:56 PM   #69 
              - did she earn it or is it honorary?  OhioBlue   Aug-30-10 08:00 PM   #71 
                 - I honestly do not know  golfguru   Aug-30-10 08:08 PM   #73 
                    - It doesn't seem to be the case  OhioBlue   Aug-30-10 08:33 PM   #75 
                       - omg  golfguru   Aug-30-10 08:58 PM   #76 
                          - Absolutely.  emilyg   Aug-30-10 09:19 PM   #77 
                          - just wow. n/t  OhioBlue   Aug-30-10 09:31 PM   #81 
                          - I disagree...  OhioBlue   Aug-30-10 09:28 PM   #79 
                          - The most famous phrase MLK uttered was..  golfguru   Aug-30-10 11:21 PM   #86 
                          - Historical evidence is not a matter of personal authenticity  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-30-10 09:30 PM   #80 
     - She is a Christian fundamentalist that opposes abortion rights and LGBT rights  IndianaGreen   Aug-30-10 05:59 PM   #63 
        - Does that make her stupid?  golfguru   Aug-30-10 07:57 PM   #70 
        - The Holocaust is proof there is no God  IndianaGreen   Aug-30-10 08:05 PM   #72 
           - As some one who is not religious,  golfguru   Aug-30-10 08:15 PM   #74 
           - I am a survivor - don't agree with you.  emilyg   Aug-30-10 09:21 PM   #78 
              - Where was that God during the Holocaust? Nowhere! AWOL!  IndianaGreen   Aug-30-10 09:31 PM   #82 
        - She's entitled to her beliefs.  emilyg   Aug-31-10 12:47 AM   #89 
  - under a 100 thousand............to a over a quarter million.......what's the diff?  ladywnch   Aug-29-10 11:23 AM   #2 
  - Wow ,stereotyping and ridicule of overweight people all in one post  joeglow3   Aug-29-10 02:54 PM   #15 
  - LOL. Coming from a Mormon, which teaches that black people were cursed by God with their skin color.  phleshdef   Aug-29-10 11:29 AM   #3 
  - Anyone on stage washing feet whilst bloviating? Didn't think so. n/t  blueworld   Aug-29-10 11:45 AM   #4 
  - Well then...  madmom   Aug-29-10 12:27 PM   #5 
  - Beck is sliming Obama  IndianaGreen   Aug-29-10 12:32 PM   #6 
  - There you go!  jefferson_dem   Aug-29-10 12:38 PM   #7 
  - Obama is not a socialist either!  IndianaGreen   Aug-29-10 12:55 PM   #8 
  - Wow, IndianaGreen......  FrenchieCat   Aug-29-10 02:12 PM   #11 
  - Jesus would have never kept the for-profit health delivery system  IndianaGreen   Aug-29-10 03:40 PM   #16 
  - I thought it was the other side who tossed out the "he's not a proper Christian" soul-reading BS.  jefferson_dem   Aug-29-10 04:15 PM   #25 
  - Religion is a private matter and our Founders were far from being Christian  IndianaGreen   Aug-29-10 04:18 PM   #26 
     - We totally agree, IndianGreen.  jefferson_dem   Aug-29-10 04:21 PM   #28 
  - FrenchieCat Indiana Green is only saying the President isn't a socialist  Mimosa   Aug-30-10 07:53 AM   #44 
  - While you're here, maybe you could find it in yourself to appreciate the dilemma  BeyondGeography   Aug-29-10 04:18 PM   #27 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-29-10 04:44 PM   #29 
     - One Year Later: Honduras Resistance Strong Despite US-Supported Coup  IndianaGreen   Aug-29-10 05:00 PM   #30 
  - IMHO Beck just rolled out the latest Dog-Whistle against Obama  RamboLiberal   Aug-29-10 01:17 PM   #9 
  - Check him on it? Hell they propagated it by printing this tripe.  Hansel   Aug-29-10 02:46 PM   #14 
  - As opposed to this:  rug   Aug-29-10 01:51 PM   #10 
  - He's a Mormon  ibegurpard   Aug-29-10 02:19 PM   #12 
  - Agree ...  JoePhilly   Aug-29-10 04:10 PM   #22 
  - This is what's scary about...  one_voice   Aug-29-10 02:28 PM   #13 
  - "people stand firm in their beliefs"  awoke_in_2003   Aug-29-10 05:04 PM   #31 
  - Kind of sounds like  MadMaddie   Aug-30-10 11:32 AM   #50 
  - Beck is treading on dangerous ground  Rosa Luxemburg   Aug-29-10 03:44 PM   #17 
  - Most people don't recognize Beck's 19th century space cult as Christian, either.  QC   Aug-29-10 03:45 PM   #18 
  - Beck was preaching individualism while the Bible teaches collectivism  IndianaGreen   Aug-29-10 04:11 PM   #23 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-29-10 05:06 PM   #32 
  - But I thought Obama was a Muslim????  JoePhilly   Aug-29-10 04:08 PM   #21 
  - Every American era needs its assclown  BeyondGeography   Aug-29-10 04:15 PM   #24 
  - "Every American era needs its assclown"  awoke_in_2003   Aug-29-10 05:06 PM   #33 
  - The 50s had McCarthy, the 60s had Goldwater, the 70s had Nixon,  Arkana   Aug-29-10 07:44 PM   #35 
     - Goldwater came out in favour of gay marriage, medical marijuana  wookie72   Aug-29-10 07:59 PM   #36 
        - In the 60s, Goldwater was a kook.  Arkana   Aug-29-10 11:13 PM   #38 
           - He was always complicated  wookie72   Aug-30-10 08:02 AM   #47 
  - I do hope he realizes what he just did.  Arkana   Aug-29-10 07:43 PM   #34 
  - I would love it if Obama believed in Liberation Theology  wookie72   Aug-29-10 08:00 PM   #37 
  - +1, if he does, he knows he can't admit it out loud.  harun   Aug-29-10 11:17 PM   #39 
     - And Beck has it wrong anyway  wookie72   Aug-30-10 07:59 AM   #45 
        - Yah, he is just using it as a scare tactic to freak out rich people.  harun   Aug-30-10 09:31 AM   #48 
  - Gold or Acorns. That is the question.  saltpoint   Aug-30-10 05:26 AM   #40 
  - Maybe Glenn will start working for an Acorn-pushing marketing scheme!  activa8tr   Aug-30-10 02:23 PM   #56 
     - Agree.  saltpoint   Aug-30-10 10:07 PM   #85 
  - Obama has added an "except gays" clause to "liberation theology".  VMI Dem   Aug-30-10 06:55 AM   #41 
  - So let me get this straight  The Wizard   Aug-30-10 06:58 AM   #42 
  - First, "liberation theology"  quaker bill   Aug-30-10 07:02 AM   #43 
  - ^ Good post, Quaker Bill ^  Mimosa   Aug-30-10 08:00 AM   #46 
     - This is the nature  quaker bill   Aug-30-10 09:48 PM   #84 
  - Wait a minute - Obama's a Christian now? I thought he was a Muslim.  AspenRose   Aug-30-10 09:58 AM   #49 
  - Funny though, how Beck started this interview with Wallace, saying  sad sally   Aug-30-10 12:54 PM   #52 
  - It was so convenient that he left out the word "BLACK" before "Liberation Theology"  jenmito   Aug-30-10 01:29 PM   #53 
  - VERY CONVENIENT!!! Very opportunistic.  activa8tr   Aug-30-10 02:26 PM   #57 
     - Exactly.  jenmito   Aug-30-10 05:47 PM   #60 
  - "on the low end 300,000" attendees up to "as many as 650,000"?  activa8tr   Aug-30-10 02:18 PM   #55 
  - What Glenn Beckkk is saying  Dawson Leery   Aug-30-10 04:48 PM   #58 
  - Since when does a drug-addled Mormon moron get to tell what a real Christian is?  zulchzulu   Aug-30-10 09:43 PM   #83 
  - People should more keep highlighting do his viewers in their exclusivity accept his mormonism??? If  DemocraticPilgrim   Aug-30-10 11:43 PM   #87 
 

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