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Hutzpa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-10-11 07:45 PM
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25. You no longer believe the change we need
will come from the democratic party?? So who do you think will do a better job then?

I no longer believe that the change we need will come through the Democratic party - but if the country ever wakes up enough to take to the streets, I'm in.


This is your idea of starting an uprising, were where you when people were marching against Bush? You calling for this shit now that we have a democratic government working hard to clean up the mess left by Bush and his cronies.

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  -What will it take for Americans to take to the streets? polichick  Feb-10-11 10:57 AM   #0 
  - Even the predictable first unrec is telling -- many here imagine our corporate masters  villager   Feb-10-11 11:01 AM   #1 
  - Yeah, that delusional thinking is why I haven't posted in a while...  polichick   Feb-11-11 08:41 AM   #37 
  - The TV goes fuzzy.  Badfish   Feb-10-11 11:07 AM   #2 
  - Cancellation of American Idol? Outlawing sugary soft drinks?  tularetom   Feb-10-11 11:09 AM   #3 
  - Beat me to it....LOL n/t  Perky   Feb-10-11 11:34 AM   #10 
  - The banning of slurpees....  Avant Guardian   Feb-11-11 11:10 AM   #53 
  - beer gets too expensive to buy and no sports on TV  ensho   Feb-10-11 11:10 AM   #4 
  - Maybe if ...  earthside   Feb-10-11 11:11 AM   #5 
  - Good point about the delivery of tyranny! Sadly, it does seem that...  polichick   Feb-11-11 08:45 AM   #38 
  - Funny related story  JohnnyRingo   Feb-10-11 11:16 AM   #6 
  - They think it's Egyptian "teabaggers" rising up against the tyrannical state. n/t  jtuck004   Feb-10-11 11:27 AM   #7 
  - It will take a lot more Americans feeling a lot more pain.  CrispyQ   Feb-10-11 11:32 AM   #8 
  - It will take a dictator to take control of our govt. Right now, WE have free and fair elections,  jenmito   Feb-10-11 11:33 AM   #9 
  - Disagree. Bush V Gore.  grahamhgreen   Feb-10-11 04:51 PM   #17 
     - True, plus purging of the voter rolls, bullying at the polling place...  polichick   Feb-11-11 09:18 AM   #47 
     - This happens in all democracies.  joshcryer   Feb-13-11 06:47 PM   #68 
     - Bush v. Gore was an anomaly.  joshcryer   Feb-13-11 06:46 PM   #67 
  - We aren't even close to being a third world country.  phleshdef   Feb-10-11 11:49 AM   #11 
  - Neither is England but they are out in the streets protesting budget cuts.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-13-11 04:58 PM   #65 
  - You recall the 2005 memo leaked from Citigroup? My guess is we'll  Jefferson23   Feb-10-11 11:49 AM   #12 
  - Yes, these things are helpful, and the more we have the better the chances...  polichick   Feb-11-11 08:47 AM   #39 
  - A New Generation  Yavin4   Feb-10-11 11:50 AM   #13 
  - Ditto! n/t  Fire1   Feb-10-11 06:28 PM   #23 
  - For years I have heard from teenagers and twenty-somethings that...  polichick   Feb-11-11 08:51 AM   #40 
  - It will take a truly unbiased news system  zalinda   Feb-10-11 11:51 AM   #14 
  - Yep, that's another one to add to the list, reversal of the Telecommunications Act 1996. n/t  Jefferson23   Feb-10-11 11:54 AM   #15 
  - So true. I am very excited and hopeful about the plans for Current TV. nt  polichick   Feb-11-11 08:57 AM   #43 
  - just a little more caving on the part of the Dems will do it.  grahamhgreen   Feb-10-11 04:50 PM   #16 
  - Dems Don't Cave  Yavin4   Feb-10-11 05:09 PM   #19 
  - Not even in the ballpark  quaker bill   Feb-10-11 05:42 PM   #22 
  - Will. never. happen. period.  JoePhilly   Feb-10-11 04:59 PM   #18 
  - Crippling poverty, mass hunger, breakdown of institutions.  cottonseed   Feb-10-11 05:21 PM   #20 
  - A Draft...n/t  WiffenPoof   Feb-10-11 05:37 PM   #21 
  - A belief that taking to the streets would accomplish anything  killbotfactory   Feb-10-11 06:33 PM   #24 
  - You no longer believe the change we need  Hutzpa   Feb-10-11 07:45 PM   #25 
  - You miss the point. We've tried change through the Democratic party...  polichick   Feb-11-11 09:07 AM   #44 
  - A fearless, charismatic, fearless, progressive leader who is fearless  fadedrose   Feb-10-11 07:53 PM   #26 
  - Could work, if that person cared more about leading than being re-elected...  polichick   Feb-11-11 08:56 AM   #42 
     - Bottom up is the way it will go. Unfortunately..............  socialist_n_TN   Feb-13-11 01:08 PM   #63 
  - "100% taxpayer financing of free and fair elections"  golfguru   Feb-10-11 08:16 PM   #27 
  - Lack of Ipod.  cliffordu   Feb-10-11 08:19 PM   #28 
  - Verifiable voting  BeFree   Feb-10-11 09:42 PM   #29 
  - we marched against the war but that's about it  Rosa Luxemburg   Feb-10-11 09:58 PM   #30 
  - I read this in the '70's and have  laylah   Feb-10-11 10:21 PM   #31 
  - The internet goes out across america  marlakay   Feb-10-11 11:06 PM   #32 
  - I agree with you - that would shake people up. nt  polichick   Feb-11-11 09:09 AM   #45 
  - Answer is very simple  golfguru   Feb-10-11 11:06 PM   #33 
  - It's silly to think we have nothing to fight for when corporations now run both parties. nt  polichick   Feb-11-11 09:52 AM   #48 
     - I have no problem if both parties are in pockets of corporations  golfguru   Feb-11-11 10:44 PM   #56 
        - All of those things you have problems with result from corporations...  polichick   Feb-12-11 08:00 AM   #59 
           - Bill Clinton was more corporatist than Obama, so how come  golfguru   Feb-13-11 11:57 AM   #62 
  - The Tea Partiers are on the verge. When they lose in 2012, I am concerned.  Honeycombe8   Feb-11-11 05:14 AM   #34 
  - The abrupt disruption of cable and satellite TV service.  paparush   Feb-11-11 05:51 AM   #35 
  - Take away their "American Idol" and they're out the door.  Vinca   Feb-11-11 06:56 AM   #36 
  - Another "New Coke"  slackmaster   Feb-11-11 08:52 AM   #41 
  - We have a democracy that is now over 200 years old. It is getting creaky and over comfortable.  Jennicut   Feb-11-11 09:13 AM   #46 
  - Well I hope when y'all take to the streets that you wear matching T-shirts  AtomicKitten   Feb-11-11 09:53 AM   #49 
  - The smart thing to do is educate teabaggers and then march...  polichick   Feb-11-11 10:03 AM   #50 
  - If they can do it in Egypt, why can't we do it here? Or are the American people hopeless clueless  totodeinhere   Feb-11-11 10:45 AM   #51 
  - Right now, too many people are delusional about our own "democracy" or...  polichick   Feb-11-11 11:03 AM   #52 
  - You're not gonna like this, but you wanna know what it would take?  Ter   Feb-11-11 02:42 PM   #54 
  - A 30 year dictatorship,torture,killing etc  Swede   Feb-11-11 02:47 PM   #55 
  - Actually our basic system works-we hust have a lot of ignorant and manipulated people  old mark   Feb-12-11 05:07 AM   #57 
  - A clearance sale n/t  Onlooker   Feb-12-11 05:14 AM   #58 
  - No cable, no football, things like that...  Safetykitten   Feb-12-11 08:26 AM   #60 
  - Sadly, the only protesters of note in recent years:  pulledpork   Feb-12-11 12:36 PM   #61 
  - As misguided and gullible as they are, I salute them for getting off their asses. nt  polichick   Feb-13-11 01:46 PM   #64 
  - February 15, 2003 anti-war protest  joshcryer   Feb-13-11 06:45 PM   #66 
 

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