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Bluenorthwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-08-11 10:15 AM
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37. You tell me how to reach "Joe and Jane Churchy' while the
President preens over his religious objections to equality? He is arguing on the side of Joe and Jane, and that coupled with this insistence from the straights that gay people hold responsibility to educate your communities even as 'our' politicians feed their ignorance makes for an impossible scenario, in which straights keep vomiting dogmatic rhetoric and somehow, we are supposed to argue with both Obama and Bachmann, without any help form the straights and in fact, tons of nasty 'God in the mix, they are not Sanctified' bullshit from 'our side'.
It gets old. But step one is honesty: as long as the religious objections keep coming from Democrats, it is unfair to say shit like this:
'Democrats don't try to take God's place by legislating discrimination into the Constitution in God's name.'
Why is it unfair? Because Democrats do legislate, and they do rave about what they claim God tells them to do and not do. It is steaming bullshit to claim otherwise, bullshit posted so that straights can feel good about themselves, in spite of the truth of the matter.
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  -Why it's hard to be a Democrat FrenchieCat  Oct-07-11 04:38 PM   #0 
  - Recommended, even though it didn't show. Yet.  CaliforniaPeggy   Oct-07-11 04:46 PM   #1 
  - Thank you!  FrenchieCat   Oct-07-11 04:54 PM   #2 
  - Thank YOU, Frenchie! You have just showed why the GOP is NOT a political party!  BanTheGOP   Oct-09-11 09:10 PM   #53 
  - Mine showed!  Wait Wut   Oct-07-11 05:07 PM   #6 
  - Kick & Recommend  Pirate Smile   Oct-07-11 04:57 PM   #3 
  - K & R  Tarheel_Dem   Oct-07-11 04:59 PM   #4 
  - It's also hard because Wall Street and other nefarious interests also buy off Democratic politicians  Cali_Democrat   Oct-07-11 05:00 PM   #5 
  - You speak for "the people" now?  Tarheel_Dem   Oct-07-11 05:16 PM   #8 
  - I speak for myself. It was my opinion  Cali_Democrat   Oct-07-11 05:18 PM   #9 
  - "This website" represents "the people" about as much as the tea party.  Tarheel_Dem   Oct-07-11 05:31 PM   #11 
  - Many Americans feel politicians are bought off by special interest money  Cali_Democrat   Oct-07-11 06:44 PM   #13 
  - I think Tea Party comparisons are wrongheaded.  Jackpine Radical   Oct-08-11 09:44 AM   #34 
  - Finally, someone admits the truth.  saras   Oct-08-11 01:23 PM   #41 
     - Hypothesis testing.  Jackpine Radical   Oct-08-11 06:05 PM   #44 
  - So DU is the same as the Tea Party in your mind?  Mr Deltoid   Oct-08-11 12:52 PM   #39 
  - Oh. You speak for this website now  Vanje   Oct-09-11 04:57 AM   #48 
  - You speak for me.  emilyg   Oct-08-11 12:14 PM   #38 
  - You speak for me  Vanje   Oct-09-11 04:59 AM   #49 
  - I don't see "the people" anywhere in the post above.  theaocp   Oct-07-11 08:56 PM   #17 
  - "I don't see"......  Tarheel_Dem   Oct-07-11 09:11 PM   #19 
     - What's your opinion? Do you think special interest money has too much influence on politicians?  Cali_Democrat   Oct-07-11 11:30 PM   #22 
     - Well, duh. No one should have to raise & spend a billion dollars to hold public office.  Tarheel_Dem   Oct-07-11 11:38 PM   #23 
     - How is any Democrat different, then?  theaocp   Oct-08-11 09:21 AM   #33 
        - Something tells me you don't much care if a democrat actually wins.  Tarheel_Dem   Oct-08-11 10:33 PM   #47 
     - "But you work within the system you're given"  Mr Deltoid   Oct-08-11 12:56 PM   #40 
     - That's not even a nice dodge.  theaocp   Oct-08-11 09:17 AM   #32 
  - Do you really believe  sulphurdunn   Oct-09-11 04:35 PM   #52 
  - It is an uneven playing field at best.....  FrenchieCat   Oct-07-11 05:18 PM   #10 
  - A large part of the 99% started voting for Nixon and Reagan long before the Democrats...  Hippo_Tron   Oct-07-11 10:52 PM   #20 
     - Unfortunately, that's what happened. The Republican nearly had a monopoly...  FrenchieCat   Oct-08-11 01:37 AM   #25 
  - K&R. n/t  FSogol   Oct-07-11 05:15 PM   #7 
  - Rec'd. (And I will be shoving that Lincoln quote up a few teabagger asses.  11 Bravo   Oct-07-11 06:01 PM   #12 
  - WOW, awesome. Thanks for re-posting that one n/t  mojowork_n   Oct-07-11 07:12 PM   #14 
  - Like I said, someone dropped it into another thread,  FrenchieCat   Oct-07-11 08:38 PM   #16 
  - Democrats  libinnyandia   Oct-07-11 08:05 PM   #15 
  - Yeah  Worship Money   Oct-07-11 11:00 PM   #21 
  - K&R n/t  Mimosa   Oct-07-11 09:05 PM   #18 
  - K&R Excellent piece!  JNelson6563   Oct-07-11 11:49 PM   #24 
  - excellent article Frenchi, kick and recommend!  Douglas Carpenter   Oct-08-11 02:35 AM   #26 
  - . .  Karenina   Oct-08-11 04:51 AM   #27 
  - It's hard to be a Democrat when  Pab Sungenis   Oct-08-11 06:31 AM   #28 
  - +1000000  Jamastiene   Oct-09-11 09:17 AM   #51 
  - +1  Shining Jack   Oct-10-11 07:25 PM   #54 
  - Tripe. Faith talk. To be rejected.  Bluenorthwest   Oct-08-11 08:36 AM   #29 
  - Exactly. +1.  RandomKoolzip   Oct-08-11 08:56 AM   #30 
  - Hmm  DonCoquixote   Oct-08-11 09:01 AM   #31 
     - The first step toward 'how' is to cease the steaming self service  Bluenorthwest   Oct-08-11 09:56 AM   #35 
     - Ok, let me clarify  DonCoquixote   Oct-08-11 10:12 AM   #36 
     - You tell me how to reach "Joe and Jane Churchy' while the  Bluenorthwest   Oct-08-11 10:15 AM   #37 
        - that coupled with this insistence from the straights that gay people hold responsibility to educate  DonCoquixote   Oct-08-11 07:28 PM   #45 
  - Why it's hard to be a Democrat who acts like one...  truedelphi   Oct-08-11 02:12 PM   #42 
  - This is the killer line in my opinion  Hutzpa   Oct-08-11 02:15 PM   #43 
  - My favorite paragraph:  mtnsnake   Oct-08-11 08:29 PM   #46 
  - It's hard because the de-facto leader of the party is embracing Reaganism and far RW policy.  Edweird   Oct-09-11 06:24 AM   #50 
     - No, it's always been hard.....the article is from 2004.  FrenchieCat   Oct-10-11 07:33 PM   #55 
 

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