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Radical Activist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-19-10 12:59 PM
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22. Does any of the above mean we should ignore the progress being made?
Is it logical to blame Obama for the conservative nature of the US Senate? Nope.
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  -Your spouse is ugly and your kids are morons jpgray  Sep-19-10 08:34 AM   #0 
  - Failed Logic  FreakinDJ   Sep-19-10 08:37 AM   #1 
  - Chicken or egg question - movements need leaders, leaders need movements. Leaders need to lead  leveymg   Sep-19-10 08:45 AM   #2 
  - Superior piece and 100% accurate In my opinion, Thanks for posting!  Lost4words   Sep-19-10 08:53 AM   #3 
  - We get it-- you aren't happy with the way things are going. However,...  TreasonousBastard   Sep-19-10 09:44 AM   #4 
  - Majority of Americans wanted universal health care/national health insurance/single payer  Divernan   Sep-19-10 10:26 AM   #7 
     - Don't give me polls-- there was no pressure on Congress or the White House...  TreasonousBastard   Sep-19-10 10:45 AM   #9 
        - Bull puckey  quakerboy   Sep-19-10 12:08 PM   #14 
        - Yes there was. They IGNORED US. The fix was in. n/t  Mimosa   Sep-19-10 03:26 PM   #34 
  - Excellent piece. K&R#10 I predict that . . . . .  Stinky The Clown   Sep-19-10 10:06 AM   #5 
  - For once I'm glad I came in this forum.  Starry Messenger   Sep-19-10 10:16 AM   #6 
  - that's your view of it  treestar   Sep-19-10 10:31 AM   #8 
  - 'scuse me for laughing, but I've heard all this before.  jaxx   Sep-19-10 10:55 AM   #10 
  - is there ANY way to get through to you?  Skittles   Sep-19-10 05:59 PM   #40 
     - I'm a good listener.  jaxx   Sep-19-10 08:29 PM   #44 
        - you can be happy with some things and still want, DESERVE better  Skittles   Sep-19-10 09:02 PM   #45 
  - Are the "nopes" all accurate? Nope.  quiet.american   Sep-19-10 11:13 AM   #11 
  - Okay, one by one  jpgray   Sep-19-10 12:01 PM   #13 
     - And one-by-one again.  quiet.american   Sep-19-10 12:38 PM   #18 
        - A few things you don't understand about that pharma deal  jpgray   Sep-19-10 12:55 PM   #21 
           - The 2009 article states "...beyond the $80 billion deal" already struck.  quiet.american   Sep-19-10 01:01 PM   #23 
              - Go with me this far--open-ended negotiation = better than capped secret deals  jpgray   Sep-19-10 01:19 PM   #24 
                 - Okay, there are some things, I can agree with you on, but... :)  quiet.american   Sep-19-10 01:46 PM   #28 
                    - That secret deal and the escrow were both good things  jpgray   Sep-19-10 02:28 PM   #30 
                       - And I can certainly agree that disagreement should be voiced.  quiet.american   Sep-19-10 02:43 PM   #32 
  - Thank you for this post.  terrya   Sep-19-10 11:56 AM   #12 
  - It's our job to demand more, it's his job to sell what he's accomplished  jpgray   Sep-19-10 12:16 PM   #16 
     - You say....."It's our job to demand more, it's his job to sell what he's accomplished"  FrenchieCat   Sep-19-10 12:49 PM   #19 
        - I also fail to see how belitting accomplishments helps the push for more.  Radical Activist   Sep-19-10 02:24 PM   #29 
           - I see a tension between "we need to do better" and "everything is fine"  jpgray   Sep-19-10 02:33 PM   #31 
              - I've never seen anyone argue that "everything is fine."  Radical Activist   Sep-19-10 05:30 PM   #38 
              - Who's having an argument with an imaginary foe?  jpgray   Sep-20-10 09:35 AM   #46 
                 - Yes, "trashing" is accusing hard working progressives of being  Radical Activist   Sep-20-10 11:39 AM   #47 
              - everything will NEVER be fine.  Whisp   Sep-19-10 06:17 PM   #42 
  - Its nice to be listened too  quakerboy   Sep-19-10 12:13 PM   #15 
  - You must, of course, be destroyed.  PurityOfEssence   Sep-19-10 12:20 PM   #17 
  - i find it odd how congress always gets a pass.  dionysus   Sep-19-10 12:52 PM   #20 
  - They don't.  Mimosa   Sep-19-10 03:31 PM   #36 
  - Does any of the above mean we should ignore the progress being made?  Radical Activist   Sep-19-10 12:59 PM   #22 
  - If I were mean, I would say you sound like Thomas Friedman  jpgray   Sep-19-10 01:33 PM   #25 
     - In other words, the glass is half empty. n/t  Radical Activist   Sep-19-10 01:38 PM   #26 
        - it's not even that  ibegurpard   Sep-19-10 01:39 PM   #27 
  - "They do have to accept those with preexisting conditions" um, in 2014  Stardust   Sep-19-10 03:04 PM   #33 
  - K&R  Mimosa   Sep-19-10 03:29 PM   #35 
  - Sad but true  Joe Bacon   Sep-19-10 03:44 PM   #37 
  - Long time no see.  JVS   Sep-19-10 05:51 PM   #39 
  - what the fuck is this shit headline?  Whisp   Sep-19-10 06:09 PM   #41 
  - Is your subject line what you assume the "cheerleaders" hear  CakeGrrl   Sep-19-10 06:32 PM   #43 
  - Great piece  Cherchez la Femme   Sep-20-10 12:52 PM   #48 

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