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jorno67 Donating Member (906 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-17-11 09:14 AM
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4. what other choice do we have? seriously?
Edited on Fri Jun-17-11 09:17 AM by jorno67
We're all going to vote Dem...instead of this bullshit idea that we're going to not vote or vote non-Dem we should get involved and make the changes we want made ourselves. Start with the school board or city council...hell just attend those meetings and speak out as a citizen!
What are we going to do - Start the Lemonade Party?
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  -K&R if you're sticking with the Democratic Party! LoZoccolo  Jun-17-11 09:08 AM   #0 
  - why the constant pep rally threads this morning?  hlthe2b   Jun-17-11 09:12 AM   #1 
  - Every congressional Democrat has a significant partisan voting record.  LoZoccolo   Jun-17-11 09:14 AM   #3 
  - It's not really about partisanship so much as it is about  mmonk   Jun-17-11 09:19 AM   #6 
  - There's a way to improve that without setting back the progress already made.  LoZoccolo   Jun-17-11 09:23 AM   #11 
     - I've tried everything inside the party. I was an Obama delegate,  mmonk   Jun-17-11 09:32 AM   #15 
        - If there's an issue that is important to you, join an advocacy group  LoZoccolo   Jun-17-11 09:35 AM   # 
           - The party is top down now.  mmonk   Jun-17-11 09:45 AM   #19 
           - Please elaborate.  LoZoccolo   Jun-17-11 09:58 AM   #22 
              - They ignore many things rank and file Democrats put in their state  mmonk   Jun-17-11 04:56 PM   #70 
           - Therein lies the problem -  RaleighNCDUer   Jun-17-11 10:53 AM   #35 
  - Just because I vote Democrat doesn't mean I don't hold my nose most of the time.  hobbit709   Jun-17-11 09:20 AM   #9 
  - Larry Kissell NC-08? Heath Schuler NC-11?  SaveAmerica   Jun-17-11 10:09 AM   #25 
  - No  lilyin   Jun-17-11 09:25 AM   #14 
  - Because there's a LOT of GBCW threads advocating leaving the party.  PeaceNikki   Jun-17-11 10:20 AM   #32 
     - It is the Wisonsin Dems that give me some faith--restore me...  hlthe2b   Jun-17-11 11:18 AM   #41 
  - Absolutely! n/t  SDuderstadt   Jun-17-11 09:13 AM   #2 
  - K&R  HopeHoops   Jun-17-11 09:14 AM   # 
  - what other choice do we have? seriously?  jorno67   Jun-17-11 09:14 AM   #4 
  - Indeed.  Webster Green   Jun-17-11 09:20 AM   #8 
  - auto unrec. n/t  demmiblue   Jun-17-11 09:14 AM   #5 
  - auto rec. n/t  Itchinjim   Jun-17-11 09:20 AM   #7 
  - Absolutely!  sinkingfeeling   Jun-17-11 09:22 AM   #10 
  - K&R......Dam tootin I'm sticking with the DEM's  Tippy   Jun-17-11 09:24 AM   #12 
  - I'll stick with the Democratic Party  RaleighNCDUer   Jun-17-11 09:24 AM   #13 
  - Unless we are only Woodrow Wilsonians now.  mmonk   Jun-17-11 09:41 AM   #18 
  - +1  Hell Hath No Fury   Jun-17-11 11:06 AM   #39 
  - Define "sticking with"  vi5   Jun-17-11 09:35 AM   #16 
  - My first loyalty is to the United States Constitution  Bluenorthwest   Jun-17-11 09:38 AM   #17 
  - Oh hell yes. n/t  Maru Kitteh   Jun-17-11 09:45 AM   #20 
  - Yep - like an abused spouse sticks with their abuser.  jillan   Jun-17-11 09:46 AM   #21 
  - +1  nonperson   Jun-17-11 10:10 AM   #26 
  - K&R! I'm sticking!  Bake   Jun-17-11 10:06 AM   #23 
  - Recommended. Democrat for life here  NNN0LHI   Jun-17-11 10:09 AM   #24 
  - Only on DU could an OP asking if folks are sticking with the Dems  JoePhilly   Jun-17-11 10:14 AM   #27 
  - Do you think Obama's actions have anything to do with that, or is just a problem with people?  CrossChris   Jun-17-11 10:20 AM   #31 
  - The screaming about Obama started about 1 month in.  JoePhilly   Jun-17-11 12:29 PM   #53 
  - I'm going to guess it has more to do with who authored the OP.  Hassin Bin Sober   Jun-17-11 11:13 AM   #40 
     - Actually, my "K&R if you like Obama" thread did pretty well a short time ago. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jun-17-11 11:47 AM   #48 
     - Why?  JoePhilly   Jun-17-11 12:35 PM   #55 
        - Once, I posted a message encouraging people to donate bone marrow for leukemia patients.  LoZoccolo   Jun-17-11 12:48 PM   #60 
           - " I posted the leukemia post just to see if that would happen"  Hassin Bin Sober   Jun-17-11 12:59 PM   #62 
           - "I revel in my status of having many "underwater" posts"  tekisui   Jun-17-11 01:52 PM   #66 
           - This place is hilarious.  JoePhilly   Jun-17-11 12:59 PM   #63 
  - I'm voting Dem for the foreseeable future.  dawg   Jun-17-11 10:14 AM   #28 
  - Fuck yeah. I am in Wisconsin.  PeaceNikki   Jun-17-11 10:15 AM   #29 
  - I am.  Bluerthanblue   Jun-17-11 10:19 AM   #30 
  - K&R!  Ian David   Jun-17-11 10:25 AM   #33 
  - K&R  JNelson6563   Jun-17-11 10:52 AM   #34 
  - K&R!  JTFrog   Jun-17-11 10:58 AM   #36 
  - K&R!!!  kctim   Jun-17-11 10:58 AM   #37 
  - Wow... still at zero and all these recs were noted... Skinner...  JuniperLea   Jun-17-11 11:02 AM   #38 
  - A clue of what? That maybe policy is more important than the letter  RaleighNCDUer   Jun-17-11 11:20 AM   #42 
  - Before the 2002 election there was an epic cull.  LoZoccolo   Jun-17-11 11:45 AM   #47 
  - At least you admit it.  white_wolf   Jun-17-11 12:36 PM   #56 
  - You keep conflating "progressives" with "party secessionists".  LoZoccolo   Jun-17-11 12:38 PM   #57 
  - So you think there is no room in the Dem Party for Progressives  sabrina 1   Jun-17-11 01:55 PM   #67 
  - I think there is room in the Democratic Party for progressives and liberals. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jun-17-11 01:58 PM   #69 
  - Do you think that would make DU better?  Time for change   Jun-17-11 05:49 PM   #71 
     - Yes. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jun-17-11 09:55 PM   #73 
  - There are over 100k members and less than 70 posts in this thread.  Matariki   Jun-17-11 09:51 PM   #72 
  - OOOOOOOOOoooooo a loyalty test...I LOVE THESE!!!!!!  Marrah_G   Jun-17-11 11:28 AM   #43 
  - Ut oh, call for the Hunt and Purge!!  meow mix   Jun-17-11 11:29 AM   #44 
  - This is exactly why we have Unrec.  Iggo   Jun-17-11 11:33 AM   #45 
  - Makes sense.  Nye Bevan   Jun-17-11 11:37 AM   #46 
  - As long as we're in a two party system, and...  MilesColtrane   Jun-17-11 12:17 PM   #49 
  - I'm in, as always.  WinkyDink   Jun-17-11 12:20 PM   #50 
  - It will be easier to stick with the party after we SQUASH the DLC  Matariki   Jun-17-11 12:26 PM   #51 
  - k/r  cry baby   Jun-17-11 12:29 PM   #52 
  - k&r  Liberal_in_LA   Jun-17-11 12:29 PM   #54 
  - K&R  Skidmore   Jun-17-11 12:39 PM   #58 
  - Are you bouncy because of the four children in Afghanistan  givebeesachance   Jun-17-11 12:42 PM   #59 
  - Yes, he is. All he cares about is if "our team, (D)" is the one doing it. Welcome to DU.  Electric Monk   Jun-17-11 01:02 PM   #64 
  - No doubt!!!  Wait Wut   Jun-17-11 12:52 PM   #61 
  - Unrec on general principle because I am not beholden to any politician. The DLC and their corporate  Erose999   Jun-17-11 01:47 PM   #65 
  - I wouldn't k&r a post from you even if it was full of kittens doing yoga. nt  Union Scribe   Jun-17-11 01:58 PM   #68 

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