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boston bean Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-04-11 01:38 AM
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32. There is a difference between compromise and being compromised.
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  -Check in if you have ever compromised. RBInMaine  Aug-03-11 09:08 PM   #0 
  - K&R for the scent of desperation. - n/t  Zenlitened   Aug-03-11 09:09 PM   #1 
  - Desperation over what?  CakeGrrl   Aug-03-11 09:10 PM   #4 
  - Self delete.  woo me with science   Aug-03-11 09:36 PM   #22 
  - It's not "the most virulent screamers and hand-wringers"...  Zenlitened   Aug-03-11 09:51 PM   #25 
  - I admire the patience you showed in writing all that out,  woo me with science   Aug-03-11 10:35 PM   #28 
  - Thanks :) - n/t  Zenlitened   Aug-03-11 11:51 PM   #31 
  - Matt Taibbi hit the nail on the head...  nxylas   Aug-04-11 11:52 AM   #45 
  - +1,000  paulk   Aug-04-11 11:55 AM   #46 
  - Thanks :)  Zenlitened   Aug-05-11 08:41 AM   #65 
  - + another 1,000 for good measure - n/t  primavera   Aug-07-11 12:22 AM   #72 
  - Anything?  Zenlitened   Aug-04-11 09:15 PM   #57 
     - Guess not. - n/t  Zenlitened   Aug-05-11 10:17 PM   #71 
  - Yup.  ClassWarrior   Aug-03-11 09:17 PM   #15 
  - K&R X 1000. Nailed it!  COLGATE4   Aug-04-11 12:02 PM   #47 
  - Check in if you've ever caved repeatedly on your own promises and values.  ClassWarrior   Aug-03-11 09:09 PM   #2 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-03-11 09:11 PM   #5 
  - ...  muffin1   Aug-04-11 08:03 AM   #35 
  - ...  LaydeeBug   Aug-04-11 12:09 PM   #53 
  - I admire those who have studied the Art of Defending the Indefensible  Warren Stupidity   Aug-03-11 09:10 PM   #3 
  - Please, sign up for that middle school civics class. You are in dire need.  RBInMaine   Aug-03-11 09:12 PM   #7 
  - You mean the one where they teach you to call blackmailers "my good friends"???  Logical   Aug-03-11 09:16 PM   #13 
  - FDR and Churchill allied with Stalin in WW2. Guess FDR's on your shitlist too.  RBInMaine   Aug-03-11 09:18 PM   #18 
  - LOL....you make no sense! Obama is not a fighter at all!  Logical   Aug-03-11 09:43 PM   #24 
  - I read something the other day, what if Obama had been president during the Cuban missile crisis  Dad Infinitum   Aug-04-11 11:23 AM   #38 
  - At least FDR got Stalin to give someting back.  Pholus   Aug-03-11 10:32 PM   #27 
     - Shit, the debt ceiling is still fucked? Government is shutting down?  boppers   Aug-04-11 09:57 PM   #61 
        - Well, we'll see if we "got" anything when the magic beans we traded for hatch -- Dec of 2012.  Pholus   Aug-05-11 07:25 AM   #63 
  - Members of the House of Representatives are not "blackmailers"  treestar   Aug-04-11 11:32 AM   #41 
  - I think it's only fair if you sign up for a course in logic, then.  Ignis   Aug-04-11 01:40 AM   #33 
  - There's nothing indefensible about appeals to rationality  pnwmom   Aug-03-11 09:15 PM   #12 
  - Don't bother. None so blind as those who willingly won't see...  COLGATE4   Aug-04-11 12:03 PM   #48 
  - Just living life is a damned compromise. Much of which I wish I never had to do.  vaberella   Aug-03-11 09:12 PM   #6 
  - i never had this many people counting on me  Enrique   Aug-03-11 09:12 PM   #8 
  - How many were counting on the founders of the United States? On Lincoln? On MANY others. Study your  RBInMaine   Aug-03-11 09:15 PM   #11 
  - and people protested all of those things  Enrique   Aug-03-11 09:18 PM   #17 
  - Exactly. I dont recall Abraham Lincoln compromising with Jefferson Davis or Robert E. Lee..."  ClassWarrior   Aug-03-11 09:20 PM   #19 
  - "I dont recall Abraham Lincoln compromising"?  boppers   Aug-04-11 09:53 PM   #60 
  - And did we give up when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? No, a thousand times No.  COLGATE4   Aug-04-11 12:05 PM   #49 
     - I'll let you finish, you're on a roll  Hippo_Tron   Aug-07-11 11:29 AM   #73 
  - How does this relate to the OP's question?  CakeGrrl   Aug-03-11 09:18 PM   #16 
  - compromise is when all parties get somewhat equivalent portions of their goals. nt  msongs   Aug-03-11 10:27 PM   #26 
  - Are we supposed to be happy with the results?  PVnRT   Aug-04-11 11:30 AM   #39 
  - There is a huge difference between compromise and capitulation.  COLGATE4   Aug-04-11 12:05 PM   #50 
  - We don't count on a President!  treestar   Aug-04-11 11:33 AM   #42 
  - good post, thanks. K&R  Whisp   Aug-03-11 09:13 PM   #9 
  - No, I have not compromised with people trying to blackmail me without calling their bluff!!! when ..  Logical   Aug-03-11 09:15 PM   #10 
  - Hyperbolic nonsense. Swing and miss.  RBInMaine   Aug-03-11 09:16 PM   #14 
     - Chamberlain compromised  atreides1   Aug-03-11 09:25 PM   #21 
     - Yes, because Obama fought his ass off before giving in!  Logical   Aug-03-11 09:42 PM   #23 
        - If that's 'fighting his ass off', I'd really hate to see him when he's  COLGATE4   Aug-04-11 12:07 PM   #51 
  - What a stupid way to try to excuse this crap.  Jakes Progress   Aug-03-11 09:21 PM   #20 
  - Negotiating 101. Always be prepared to walk away from a bad deal.  riderinthestorm   Aug-03-11 10:54 PM   #29 
  - Giving in to extortion is not compromise  Dad Infinitum   Aug-03-11 11:39 PM   #30 
  - There is a difference between compromise and being compromised.  boston bean   Aug-04-11 01:38 AM   #32 
  - If giving up everything and getting nothing is COMPROMISE, then no.  Dawgs   Aug-04-11 07:50 AM   #34 
  - I certainly have, as have most "ADULTS". Just sayin'........  Tarheel_Dem   Aug-04-11 10:02 AM   #36 
  - hell yes- the most difficult times were those related to my  Bluerthanblue   Aug-04-11 11:20 AM   #37 
  - Yes, it's just reality  treestar   Aug-04-11 11:31 AM   #40 
  - I think everyone has compromised at some point in their life  Fire1   Aug-04-11 11:38 AM   #43 
  - "In any compromise between food and poison  Fornit_Some_Fornus   Aug-04-11 11:43 AM   #44 
  - Compromise does not mean capitulation...please stop blaming his bad decisions on us...we are already  LaydeeBug   Aug-04-11 12:08 PM   #52 
  - you are the one doing the blaming here-  Bluerthanblue   Aug-04-11 12:21 PM   #54 
  - It wasn't compromise, it was theater,  Fuddnik   Aug-04-11 12:42 PM   #55 
  - I compromised once, I asked for a dozen and they gave me 12 instead. n/t  HysteryDiagnosis   Aug-04-11 06:11 PM   #56 
  - LOL! We all could use a little levity these days! Thanks for the chuckle. nt  Honeycombe8   Aug-04-11 09:22 PM   #58 
  - I think you miss the point. Many don't consider the debt deal a "compromise." It was a cave-in...  Honeycombe8   Aug-04-11 09:25 PM   #59 
  - Yep. Gotta do some of it almost on a daily basis.  calimary   Aug-04-11 10:16 PM   #62 
  - Wrong, Wrong, Wrong  joeprogressive   Aug-05-11 07:59 AM   #64 
  - This one time I tried to sell my grandma for $50  sudopod   Aug-05-11 11:36 AM   #66 
  - Nearly every day. I'm married.  Phx_Dem   Aug-05-11 11:54 AM   #67 
  - I'll descend to a Star Trek quote to summarize my feelings about the compromise  Pholus   Aug-05-11 04:59 PM   #68 
  - Preference VS necessity.  quakerboy   Aug-05-11 08:56 PM   #69 
  - Sure, but I start the negotiation from MY side, not theirs...  polichick   Aug-05-11 08:58 PM   #70 
  - It is not easy  creon   Aug-07-11 11:50 AM   #74 
  - Every day  creon   Aug-07-11 11:53 AM   #75 
 

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