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MrSlayer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 06:11 PM
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52. Obama is partof the reason OWS exists.
He's been buddied up to those scumbags from day one.
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  -Can you support both OWS and President Obama? AtomicKitten  Nov-26-11 09:43 PM   #0 
  - Yes.  ellisonz   Nov-26-11 09:43 PM   #1 
  - Why should it have to be one way or another?  Proud Liberal Dem   Nov-26-11 09:46 PM   #2 
  - It shouldn't and isn't, but I was advised they are mutually exclusive.  AtomicKitten   Nov-26-11 09:52 PM   #7 
     - By who(m)?  Proud Liberal Dem   Nov-26-11 10:25 PM   #21 
        - Apparently by the 23% who support OWS but not the President.  CakeGrrl   Nov-27-11 01:39 AM   #31 
        - Self-delete.  emulatorloo   Nov-27-11 04:46 PM   #48 
  - I strongly support OWS and, due to the lack of options, I will vote for President Obama.  Pale Blue Dot   Nov-26-11 09:46 PM   #3 
  - same here, so I'm not sure how to respond to the poll  Skittles   Nov-27-11 01:52 AM   #32 
  - You wish he would do a better job but refuse to understand how he is being thwarted  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-27-11 10:33 AM   #41 
  - give me a fucking BREAK  Skittles   Nov-27-11 07:06 PM   #53 
  - You wish he would do a better job but refuse to understand how he is being thwarted  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-27-11 10:33 AM   #42 
  - You said what I said, with a better grasp of brevity!  tavalon   Nov-27-11 06:21 AM   #36 
  - Yes (nt)  bigwillq   Nov-26-11 09:47 PM   #4 
  - Yes, and can also walk and chew gum  Merlot   Nov-26-11 09:51 PM   #5 
  - rock on  AtomicKitten   Nov-26-11 09:53 PM   #9 
  - Absolutely, everyone who supports our President also supports OWS.  NYC_SKP   Nov-26-11 09:52 PM   #6 
  - That was my thought as well.  AtomicKitten   Nov-26-11 09:55 PM   #10 
  - Tim Geithner and Rahm Emanuel support OWS?  provis99   Nov-26-11 10:08 PM   #13 
  - Somehow I doubt they would...  tnlefty   Nov-26-11 10:13 PM   #15 
  - But here's the catch (and I'm sure the reason Kitten posted this poll)  Number23   Nov-26-11 10:19 PM   #18 
  - In my experience in the real world the the OWS supporters and Obama supporters are the same people.  NYC_SKP   Nov-26-11 10:28 PM   #22 
  - According to some, those blacks and Hispanics and liberals and women 99%ers  Number23   Nov-26-11 10:32 PM   #23 
     - I'm here in NYC over the weekend for the holiday. Went down to the protest and saw  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-27-11 10:37 AM   #44 
        - And, to be clear and realistic, not every soul hanging out in Zuccotti Park is an OWS adherent.  NYC_SKP   Nov-27-11 05:36 PM   #50 
  - They are rejecting the machine Obama is a willing part of, they're not blaming him for Greece  saras   Nov-26-11 11:52 PM   #27 
  - +1!!! I wish I could recommend your post a million times! One 'thank you' is not enough!!  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-27-11 10:34 AM   #43 
  - Obama supports OWS  tabatha   Nov-26-11 11:35 PM   #25 
  - It's true. Kind of puts the end to the false dilemma.  NYC_SKP   Nov-27-11 12:29 PM   #47 
  - Checked with Rahm Emanuel  tavalon   Nov-27-11 06:22 AM   #37 
  - Both. I don't demand absolute perfection  lunatica   Nov-26-11 09:52 PM   #8 
  - why not?  provis99   Nov-26-11 10:07 PM   #11 
  - Yes. And many, many do.  Number23   Nov-26-11 10:08 PM   #12 
  - Faulty question.  LWolf   Nov-26-11 10:11 PM   #14 
  - Well, you have both CAN and DO in the responses offered if you choose to participate.  AtomicKitten   Nov-26-11 10:17 PM   #16 
     - It's there in the first response, true.  LWolf   Nov-26-11 10:38 PM   #24 
  - Try posting it in GD, see if you get different votes.  uppityperson   Nov-26-11 10:19 PM   #17 
  - Or she could just post it on Freak Republic and get the same results...  Number23   Nov-26-11 10:21 PM   #19 
     - !  Tarheel_Dem   Nov-26-11 11:59 PM   #28 
     - ROFL...  vaberella   Nov-27-11 01:14 AM   #30 
  - I haven't seen any General Assembly support drone warfare.  rug   Nov-26-11 10:25 PM   #20 
  - I haven't ever seen drone warfare come up at a GA.  boppers   Nov-27-11 12:46 AM   #29 
     - Drone warfare is not "a random issue". Why don't you raise it at your next GA.  rug   Nov-27-11 05:39 PM   #51 
        - I wouldn't know what to say about it.  boppers   Nov-28-11 01:42 AM   #58 
  - As discussed on MSNBC the other day ....  Tx4obama   Nov-26-11 11:36 PM   #26 
  - I like that "I support Obama but not OWS" got one vote  Dragonbreathp9d   Nov-27-11 03:46 AM   #33 
  - Unless Obama changes his ways, I don't think you can.  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-27-11 04:15 AM   #34 
  - This isn't an either/or. But my support in the form of money, time and boots on the ground  tavalon   Nov-27-11 06:20 AM   #35 
  - Any idea how many progressives disagree with your assessment?  Tarheel_Dem   Nov-27-11 05:25 PM   #49 
     - Hmmm, President Obama dissembled  tavalon   Nov-27-11 08:21 PM   #56 
  - Semantics. imo if you support OWS you can still vote for Obama...  polichick   Nov-27-11 09:02 AM   #38 
  - I plan on voting against the GOP, if that is Obama, so be it  Bluenorthwest   Nov-27-11 09:43 AM   #39 
  - Even Bo?  bigwillq   Nov-27-11 10:58 AM   #45 
  - Absolutely!  Kahuna   Nov-27-11 10:09 AM   #40 
  - I'm voting against republicans.  Zorra   Nov-27-11 11:56 AM   #46 
  - Obama is partof the reason OWS exists.  MrSlayer   Nov-27-11 06:11 PM   #52 
  - No...OWS is a Direct Attack on President Obama. I cannot vote for any "so-called Movement"  KoKo   Nov-27-11 08:05 PM   #54 
  - A big K&R for this POLL! Thank you "Atomic Cat" for this Poll!  KoKo   Nov-27-11 08:07 PM   #55 
  - Occupy  ProSense   Nov-27-11 08:49 PM   #57 
  - define support  quakerboy   Nov-28-11 03:22 AM   #59 
  - Can a person believe in heaven without believing in God?  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-28-11 03:25 AM   #60 
  - I can "support" both, but only because of the maniacs running for the Rep. nomination.  Vinca   Nov-28-11 07:00 AM   #61 
  - Of course. It's the difference between aspiration and pragmatism.  Codeine   Nov-28-11 09:36 AM   #62 
  - Of course you can support both. But I see there is a sizable minority on DU who feel they can't  WI_DEM   Nov-28-11 09:50 AM   #63 
  - No option for neither?  Ter   Nov-29-11 02:55 PM   #64 
     - I thought about that after the fact.  AtomicKitten   Nov-29-11 03:56 PM   #65 

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