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Clio the Leo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-01-10 04:52 PM
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78. I KISS you for this!
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  -Can you imagine if all of the progressive energy spent on bashing Obama was directed at McConnell... wndycty  Dec-01-10 03:08 PM   #0 
  - It is.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Dec-01-10 03:09 PM   #1 
  - Is this the Universe that only one action is possible?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Dec-01-10 03:11 PM   #3 
     - Yes.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Dec-01-10 03:12 PM   #5 
        - 90% of propaganda is limiting choices down to two mutually unacceptable choices.  leveymg   Dec-01-10 03:31 PM   #21 
  - Too true. Fighting the Republicans  mcar   Dec-01-10 03:09 PM   #2 
  - We can't fight the Republicans!  MrsCorleone   Dec-01-10 03:34 PM   #22 
  - But it so much easier to Blame Obama First  bluestateguy   Dec-01-10 03:12 PM   #4 
  - Of course not. . .  wndycty   Dec-01-10 03:14 PM   #6 
  - "Notice how there is nary a peep of criticism for the real obstructionists. "  RUMMYisFROSTED   Dec-01-10 03:16 PM   #10 
  - have to disagree  griffi94   Dec-01-10 03:22 PM   #15 
  - Yep.  MrsCorleone   Dec-01-10 03:36 PM   #25 
  - Okay, so we bash McConnell and the rest of the GOP for, say, wanting to extend tax cuts to the rich  Hello_Kitty   Dec-01-10 03:14 PM   #7 
  - So start the bashing of Democrats/Obama and don't lay a glove on Republicans?  wndycty   Dec-01-10 03:18 PM   #12 
     - So you're pretty much acknowledging the Dems are going to cave.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-01-10 03:27 PM   #18 
     - Well, any form of compromise to you is "caving"  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Dec-02-10 12:38 PM   #99 
     - Repub's represent a different constituency and have a way...  badtoworse   Dec-01-10 04:27 PM   #65 
  - K&R! n/t  LoZoccolo   Dec-01-10 03:15 PM   #8 
  - It's like soldiers whining at the general when the enemy lobs a bomb in the trench  zulchzulu   Dec-01-10 03:16 PM   #9 
  - Can I PLEASE K & R this a bzillion trillion? Emotion obliterates practical problem solving behaviors  patrice   Dec-01-10 03:18 PM   #11 
  - How many is a brazilian???  madinmaryland   Dec-03-10 08:34 PM   #132 
  - That would be a waste - Republicans don't care about Dem voters...  polichick   Dec-01-10 03:19 PM   #13 
  - We did. We gave Obama the power to make change. We backed him every step of the way.  robinlynne   Dec-01-10 03:21 PM   #14 
  - Wrong. The people have power to make change.  Radical Activist   Dec-02-10 12:52 PM   #108 
     - I didnt mean just by voting. you misinterpreted. I (we) do a hell of a lot more than vote.  robinlynne   Dec-02-10 01:16 PM   #112 
  - circular firing squad  Uzybone   Dec-01-10 03:23 PM   #16 
  - Some of us are capable  leftynyc   Dec-01-10 03:24 PM   #17 
  - I miss the days when DU bashed Reps instead of Dems  pamela   Dec-01-10 03:29 PM   #19 
  - We're not the cause of his approval rating sinking or him moving to the right.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-01-10 03:36 PM   #26 
  - Can you tell me how Dems criticizing decisions on an  displacedvermoter   Dec-01-10 03:39 PM   #28 
  - When the criticisms are amplified across the so-call progressive blogosphere,  MrsCorleone   Dec-01-10 03:48 PM   #33 
  - When a so-called Progressive President repeatedly  displacedvermoter   Dec-01-10 03:54 PM   #39 
     - Yep.  MrsCorleone   Dec-01-10 04:07 PM   #53 
  - The netroots could have pushed the press and changed the national debate.  Radical Activist   Dec-02-10 12:59 PM   #111 
  - +1000  Bobbie Jo   Dec-01-10 04:15 PM   #59 
  - I miss the days when Dem presidents BASHED Republicans  704wipes   Dec-01-10 08:10 PM   #92 
  - I guess you didn't hear any of Obama's speeches before the election.  Radical Activist   Dec-02-10 12:57 PM   #110 
  - +1196848138138483  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Dec-02-10 12:40 PM   #100 
  - The cannibalistic netroots  Radical Activist   Dec-02-10 12:54 PM   #109 
  - Me too!  pmorlan1   Dec-03-10 08:24 PM   #131 
  - Trust me, I can spew bile at more than one target at a time...nt  joeybee12   Dec-01-10 03:31 PM   #20 
  - MOST EFFECTIVE DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENT  displacedvermoter   Dec-01-10 03:35 PM   #23 
  - Did Clinton get health care passed? No it failed. Clinton gave us DADT  wndycty   Dec-01-10 03:38 PM   #27 
     - Did Obama get effective health care passed?  displacedvermoter   Dec-01-10 03:47 PM   #32 
     - If you think adding 30 million people to healthcare rolls, getting rid of lifetime caps, preexisting  wndycty   Dec-01-10 03:52 PM   #38 
     - Again, many of these wonderful things won't happen until 2014  displacedvermoter   Dec-01-10 03:58 PM   #43 
     - So it should never happen then?  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Dec-02-10 12:43 PM   #102 
     - I had a patient this week  eilen   Dec-01-10 09:56 PM   #94 
     - What a tragic story. And sadly there are many other stories just like that. n/t  totodeinhere   Dec-02-10 02:24 PM   #115 
     - It won't add 30 million people. Many of those, especaiily those with preexisting conditions, will  totodeinhere   Dec-02-10 12:51 PM   #107 
     - Yes. Unquestionably so. (nt)  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Dec-02-10 12:42 PM   #101 
     - I agree on the health care issue,  polmaven   Dec-01-10 05:30 PM   #83 
     - it's really not correct to say that Clinton gave us DADT  paulk   Dec-01-10 06:03 PM   #88 
  - People are thinking too narrowly, too pre-determined by lables, instead of creatively about HOW the  patrice   Dec-01-10 03:36 PM   #24 
  - +100  JoePhilly   Dec-01-10 03:48 PM   #34 
     - "80 yard touchdown passes" Yes! People talk about his job as though they know EXACTLY and precisely  patrice   Dec-01-10 04:10 PM   #55 
     - No problem on the "rant" ...  JoePhilly   Dec-01-10 04:32 PM   #68 
     - Yes!!!  polmaven   Dec-01-10 05:33 PM   #84 
     - actually you mean 101 yard touchdown passes  Uzybone   Dec-03-10 05:06 PM   #120 
  - Use some energy here. Phone Sen. kyl 202-224-4521  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Dec-01-10 03:42 PM   #29 
  - Thatis what I talking about!  wndycty   Dec-01-10 03:44 PM   #30 
  - I know you are. Lets start pushing back hard, don't you people  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Dec-01-10 03:50 PM   #35 
  - Plus 1,000,000  wndycty   Dec-01-10 03:50 PM   #36 
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     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-01-10 03:57 PM   #42 
        - But you weren't defending Obama, you were trashing progressives.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-01-10 04:02 PM   #48 
        - This may offend you but you do know both Obama and I are progressives. . .  wndycty   Dec-01-10 04:06 PM   #52 
           - Recently I was on a radio show as part of a panel with some conservatives.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-01-10 04:41 PM   #76 
              - You could have said progressives are not a monolithic group and that you don't want to compromise  wndycty   Dec-01-10 05:10 PM   #82 
                 - Disagreeing with the compromise is criticizing the President and other Dem leaders, no?  Hello_Kitty   Dec-01-10 05:58 PM   #85 
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  - And tell all of your friends and family!  patrice   Dec-01-10 03:51 PM   #37 
  - Yep, looks like  Andy823   Dec-01-10 03:44 PM   #31 
  - He is our president and he needs to hear from us as well.  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Dec-01-10 04:13 PM   #57 
  - And you DON'T think that we bash McConnell here?  n2doc   Dec-01-10 03:57 PM   #41 
  - Fuck his base ! Tie up his phones !  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Dec-01-10 04:01 PM   #46 
  - +100000  Phx_Dem   Dec-01-10 04:00 PM   #44 
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  - Very interesting point  wndycty   Dec-01-10 04:03 PM   #49 
  - But, that would be talking sense. Instead, the lunatics have taken over the asylum.  political_Dem   Dec-01-10 04:01 PM   #47 
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  - We never seem to get it, and always prefer to go after our own.  Unvanguard   Dec-01-10 04:14 PM   #58 
  - Obama won't even go after him. What do you expect?  DrToast   Dec-01-10 04:15 PM   #60 
     - All the more reason for us to do so, surely? n/t  Unvanguard   Dec-01-10 04:16 PM   #61 
        - If you do that means you disagree with Obama's strategy. Therefore criticism of Obama is justified  DrToast   Dec-01-10 04:18 PM   #62 
           - Who said it was unjustified?  Unvanguard   Dec-01-10 04:21 PM   #63 
           - Thanks for getting the OP. . .  wndycty   Dec-01-10 04:23 PM   #64 
           - Obama To Netroots: Hold Me Accountable  DrToast   Dec-01-10 04:33 PM   #70 
              - Holding him accountable is one thing, just bashing him at every opportunity is another  wndycty   Dec-01-10 04:34 PM   #71 
           - Bashing McConnell is a waste of time. What do you think that's going to accomplish?  DrToast   Dec-01-10 04:31 PM   #67 
              - That's right. Mitch McConnell doesn't care what DU thinks of him.  Unvanguard   Dec-01-10 04:36 PM   #73 
           - Obama has his strategy and I have mine and it's not criticism  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Dec-01-10 04:28 PM   #66 
  - Jesus, David Axelrod, is that you???  KansasVoter   Dec-01-10 04:32 PM   #69 
  - No its just a DUer who has been here since 2001 and gives a damn . . .  wndycty   Dec-01-10 04:36 PM   #72 
     - So, anyone who is not happy with Obama does not give a damn! Brilliant!  KansasVoter   Dec-01-10 04:37 PM   #74 
        - Re-read, I said I give a damn, I didn't say or imply that others don't . . .  wndycty   Dec-01-10 04:39 PM   #75 
        - Please don't buy into false either-or BS. There are more than 2 things going on in this situation.  patrice   Dec-01-10 04:51 PM   #77 
  - I KISS you for this!  Clio the Leo   Dec-01-10 04:52 PM   #78 
  - It's not Republicans  bergie321   Dec-01-10 05:03 PM   #79 
  - +1000  704wipes   Dec-01-10 08:21 PM   #93 
  - You're right. It's public opinion that is. (nt)  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Dec-02-10 12:45 PM   #104 
  - I have bashed the GOP MUCH MORE than Obama!  KansasVoter   Dec-01-10 05:04 PM   #80 
  - Ask yourself this: Does it really matter? Are any of them  pokercat999   Dec-01-10 05:09 PM   #81 
  - Yes, imagine.  jefferson_dem   Dec-01-10 06:00 PM   #86 
  - failure is an orphan  creon   Dec-01-10 06:03 PM   #87 
  - Obama won't listen to progressives  Raine   Dec-01-10 06:09 PM   #89 
  - Yes, imagine that  Proud Liberal Dem   Dec-01-10 07:52 PM   #90 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-01-10 08:00 PM   #91 
  - K&R n/t  Denzil_DC   Dec-01-10 10:01 PM   #95 
  - DU has been bashing McConnell since 2001...  WorseBeforeBetter   Dec-01-10 10:08 PM   #96 
  - I could give a shit about Obama, bashing Obama  eilen   Dec-01-10 10:09 PM   #97 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-02-10 06:49 AM   #98 
  - some can't help but chew off the hand that feeds them. delusion is a helluva drug.  Aramchek   Dec-02-10 12:44 PM   #103 
  - McConnell appreciates all the help blaming Obama  Radical Activist   Dec-02-10 12:47 PM   #105 
  - No, because McConnell doesn't care what progressives say.  totodeinhere   Dec-02-10 12:49 PM   #106 
  - Presumably progressive energy is more likely to sway President Obama.  glitch   Dec-02-10 01:21 PM   #113 
  - It Matters Not...  Steely_Dan   Dec-02-10 01:29 PM   #114 
  - Amen. nt  MzShellG   Dec-02-10 07:28 PM   #116 
  - Oh, where have I heard this before?  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-02-10 07:32 PM   #117 
  - over tax cuts and jobs Obama needs to be more clear  Rosa Luxemburg   Dec-02-10 07:33 PM   #118 
  - I wonder that all the time -  Fruittree   Dec-02-10 07:44 PM   #119 
  - What about the energy spent scolding progressives?  Union Scribe   Dec-03-10 05:13 PM   #121 
  - Poor put upon progressives!  treestar   Dec-03-10 05:41 PM   #122 
     - So your energies aren't better used elsewhere?  Union Scribe   Dec-03-10 06:11 PM   #123 
  - Too late to recommend, but here's one anyhow.  blue neen   Dec-03-10 06:29 PM   #124 
  - The "MOST EFFECTIVE DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENT in recent history"  Canuckistanian   Dec-03-10 06:40 PM   #125 
  - Because it is  mstinamotorcity   Dec-03-10 07:14 PM   #126 
  - We didn't vote for McConnell; we expect him to be an ass.  dorkulon   Dec-03-10 07:26 PM   #127 
  - EXACTLY ... repukes are doing exactly what they  Raine   Dec-03-10 08:40 PM   #133 
  - If it's true that, as the OP says, McConnell wouldn't get away  Tutankhamun   Dec-03-10 07:31 PM   #128 
  - Truth != bashing.  harun   Dec-03-10 07:54 PM   #129 
  - Sorry, but Obama needs to find the bully in the pulpit  BeyondGeography   Dec-03-10 08:00 PM   #130 
  - I thought that was why we elected Obama.  LittleBlue   Dec-03-10 09:27 PM   #134 
 

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