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demigoddess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 10:12 PM
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82. I remember in the primaries, some of my fellow dems
thought I was crazy for supporting Hillary because she was so 'corporatist' and expected Obama to be the opposite because he was so 'liberal'. I wonder what they think now.
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  -A farewell to my Obama Avatar sunnystarr  Jul-08-11 08:49 AM   #0 
  - about sums it up  dembotoz   Jul-08-11 08:52 AM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-08-11 08:53 AM   #2 
  - The lessons of 2000 are quickly forgotton  Freddie Stubbs   Jul-08-11 09:02 AM   #7 
  - I would advise everyone to save their money and donate to a liberal/progressive.  Tatiana   Jul-08-11 08:56 AM   #3 
  - That's my plan as long as their votes match their rhetoric. (nt)  sunnystarr   Jul-08-11 09:00 AM   #4 
  - +1  xchrom   Jul-08-11 09:01 AM   #6 
  - My savings have taken a hit lately  Dokkie   Jul-08-11 10:15 PM   #85 
  - Like Kucinich? He gets so much done.  Palmer Eldritch   Jul-09-11 06:00 AM   #112 
  - You are expressing the feelings a lot us have experienced  Big Blue Marble   Jul-08-11 09:00 AM   #5 
  - He's counting on the fact that most people won't  sunnystarr   Jul-08-11 09:05 AM   #9 
     - They always count on enough us being too stupid to see what is going on.  Big Blue Marble   Jul-08-11 09:12 AM   #12 
  - Still haven't taken the "Got Hope?" sticker off my car. That depends upon what "The Deal" is.  leveymg   Jul-08-11 09:03 AM   #8 
  - Changing an avatar...  SidDithers   Jul-08-11 09:05 AM   #10 
  - Almost as bold as  JTFrog   Jul-08-11 09:11 AM   #11 
  - I sent the President an angry E-mail yesterday. I'm sure it was deleted by whatever intern gets  Erose999   Jul-08-11 09:35 AM   #17 
     - Did you go with "Fuck Obama"?...  SidDithers   Jul-08-11 11:39 AM   #28 
        - I didn't include that in my E-mail but I made it clear that I wouldn't be supporting his campaign,,  Erose999   Jul-08-11 12:00 PM   #31 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-09-11 06:28 AM   #115 
  - I'm guessing there's sarcasm in your comment  sunnystarr   Jul-08-11 09:12 AM   #13 
  - Expect the snark.  Big Blue Marble   Jul-08-11 09:18 AM   #15 
  - The offshore drilling did it for me too.  UnrepentantLiberal   Jul-09-11 04:21 AM   #108 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-09-11 06:41 AM   #119 
  - I got the same kind of replies when I changed mine back last year. Ignore them.  Viva_La_Revolution   Jul-08-11 10:12 AM   #22 
  - You are not alone. You changed your avatar tonite. I hung up on a  RaleighNCDUer   Jul-08-11 10:57 PM   #96 
  - But snarking at someone's obvious pain, that's visionary.  EFerrari   Jul-08-11 09:42 AM   #19 
  - You are so fanned.  SusanaMontana41   Jul-08-11 09:20 PM   #57 
  - Hollow snark is even bolder yet, sir!  Dept of Beer   Jul-08-11 10:23 AM   #23 
  - How about withholding a vote?  Maven   Jul-08-11 01:15 PM   #32 
  - ah, I didn't see your comment before I posted mine below you. these types that post snarky crap  Divine Discontent   Jul-08-11 10:30 PM   #92 
     - Romney, if we are lucky - gawd forbid it is Palin or Huckabee  RaleighNCDUer   Jul-08-11 10:59 PM   #97 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-09-11 06:44 AM   #120 
        - no.... he hates all progressives and liberals  fascisthunter   Jul-09-11 08:13 AM   #126 
  - lol n/t  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-08-11 09:21 PM   #59 
  - What is wrong with you? Rose colored glasses or a millionaire?  SammyWinstonJack   Jul-08-11 09:29 PM   #64 
  - Neither. Canadian. n/t  DeSwiss   Jul-08-11 09:54 PM   #79 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-08-11 09:59 PM   #80 
  - As a Canadian, Sid has WONDERFUL GOVT. SUBSIDIZED HEALTH CARE  Divernan   Jul-09-11 06:36 AM   #117 
  - it actually says a lot, because it's a lost vote - potentially one of millions.  Divine Discontent   Jul-08-11 10:28 PM   #91 
  - Why are you mocking her?  Beacool   Jul-08-11 10:37 PM   #95 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-09-11 06:21 AM   # 
  - I'm feeling the same way these days. Hope? Change? Bull. Shit.  Fly by night   Jul-08-11 09:15 AM   #14 
  - +1 nt  woo me with science   Jul-08-11 11:29 AM   #27 
  - There's always the option of adding an oiled pelican to your avatar  XemaSab   Jul-08-11 09:28 AM   #16 
  - It seems my Chuckles the Sensible Woodchuck avatar is more relevant than ever..  Fumesucker   Jul-08-11 09:35 AM   #18 
  - I was thinking Obama would appoint Chuckles to replace Gibbs. I know when the new press secy' was  Erose999   Jul-08-11 09:57 AM   #20 
  - LA LA LA LA LA I can't HEARRRRR YOOUUU!  Dept of Beer   Jul-08-11 10:27 AM   #24 
  - I'm sure Chuckles understands that Americans' #1 priority is defecit reduction.  Ignis   Jul-08-11 03:08 PM   #33 
  - Ahhhh...he's too cute!! nt  laugle   Jul-08-11 08:57 PM   #52 
  - I just changed mine from Oregon to Chuckles. Seems appropriate  neverforget   Jul-08-11 10:30 PM   #93 
  - k and r  nashville_brook   Jul-08-11 10:12 AM   #21 
  - The quicker old school Dems understand just what you are saying --  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-08-11 10:42 AM   #25 
  - Bold actions, indeed.  Ikonoklast   Jul-08-11 11:28 AM   #26 
  - HUGE K & R !!!  WillyT   Jul-08-11 11:42 AM   #29 
  - And replaced  tpsbmam   Jul-08-11 11:51 AM   #30 
  - As someone who hasn't had a raise in 4 years  Amaril   Jul-08-11 03:19 PM   #34 
  - well you had me until the last line  hfojvt   Jul-08-11 03:46 PM   #35 
  - I understand your frustration  sunnystarr   Jul-08-11 05:20 PM   #36 
  - and capitulate they did ... today  sunnystarr   Jul-08-11 08:12 PM   #37 
  - Thanks for that upsetting Update.... We seem to be truly "on our own" now...  KoKo   Jul-08-11 10:23 PM   #89 
  - I changed my username during the name-change-amnesty during a  Obamanaut   Jul-08-11 08:14 PM   #38 
  - What was your original username, if you don't mind my asking?  Hissyspit   Jul-08-11 08:23 PM   #41 
  - Hey, maybe you should change it to...  Flubadubya   Jul-08-11 08:32 PM   #43 
  - Hello!  Change has come   Jul-08-11 09:01 PM   #55 
  - I got rid of mine when he threw away the public option  Raine   Jul-08-11 08:20 PM   #39 
  - I feel the sadness and discouragement deep into my bones. -nt  democrat2thecore   Jul-08-11 08:22 PM   #40 
  - Well ...  defendandprotect   Jul-08-11 08:53 PM   #50 
     - I couldn't agree more. Oil and Gas (and coal) Natural Gas is REALLY pouring the money on -nt  democrat2thecore   Jul-08-11 08:59 PM   #54 
  - Yeah... I Went With "The Scream" Too... Thanks...  WillyT   Jul-08-11 08:24 PM   #42 
  - +1000% --- can't imagine $50 a month to Obama ... Wow! Heartbreaking ... !!  defendandprotect   Jul-08-11 08:39 PM   #44 
  - Thank you Sunny  OwnedByFerrets   Jul-08-11 08:40 PM   #45 
  - Has the legislation passed to decrease or increase taxes on  Fire1   Jul-08-11 08:42 PM   #46 
  - Did you miss that Obama suspended COLA payments two years ago?  defendandprotect   Jul-08-11 08:44 PM   #47 
     - SO!!! Pensioners haven't had a raise in FOUR YEARS!!!  Fire1   Jul-08-11 08:52 PM   #49 
        - Well, we should all help you celebrate that good news, then ... ?  defendandprotect   Jul-08-11 08:57 PM   #51 
        - Yeah, you do that!! n/t  Fire1   Jul-08-11 09:01 PM   #56 
           - How fortunate for those pensioners !! Did just as well without raises -- !!  defendandprotect   Jul-08-11 09:30 PM   #66 
              - Let you tell it there won't be any to pass up! And yes, I've  Fire1   Jul-08-11 09:34 PM   #69 
                 - Great idea -- no raises for presidents or Congress, either -- !! Or CEO's!  defendandprotect   Jul-08-11 10:21 PM   #86 
        - Excuse me, I don't know what seniors you know, but I sure  Alameda   Jul-08-11 09:27 PM   #63 
           - CPI's should provide for twice the Social security payments ... Every pre-Bush $1 is worth 50 cents!  defendandprotect   Jul-08-11 09:31 PM   #68 
           - You're entitled to your opinion. I'm merely suggesting that  Fire1   Jul-08-11 09:36 PM   #70 
              - Tell it to the MIC ... !!! Maybe seniors can show them how to do it -- !!  defendandprotect   Jul-08-11 10:22 PM   #88 
              - It IS a cut  Alameda   Jul-09-11 01:26 AM   #104 
  - A very thoughtful and sincere post!  laugle   Jul-08-11 08:51 PM   #48 
  - We need to concentrate on Congressional elections anyway  lunatica   Jul-08-11 08:58 PM   #53 
  - Many of us share the 'feeling of awful dread' captured by Munch  FailureToCommunicate   Jul-08-11 09:21 PM   #58 
  - Let's discuss where you are going to find liberal candidates in a party which has  defendandprotect   Jul-08-11 09:39 PM   #72 
  - Never forgot Biden for his championing of bankruptcy 'reform'  999998th word   Jul-09-11 12:42 AM   #103 
     - True ... but I remember Biden best for Clarence Thomas ... and his most recent ...  defendandprotect   Jul-09-11 02:10 AM   #106 
  - Feeling of awful dread hits the nail on the head  Still Waters   Jul-08-11 10:21 PM   #87 
  - K&R....n/t  unkachuck   Jul-08-11 09:22 PM   #60 
  - K&R!  SammyWinstonJack   Jul-08-11 09:24 PM   #61 
  - K&R!  SammyWinstonJack   Jul-08-11 09:24 PM   #62 
  - Thanks - 'cuz when I see a picture of him pop up here (or anywhere else) I have to turn my head  kath   Jul-08-11 09:30 PM   #65 
  - Same here  MissDeeds   Jul-09-11 06:21 AM   #114 
  - Don't you want to wait and find out if he supports a chained COLA  mzmolly   Jul-08-11 09:31 PM   #67 
  - Oh Noooooo!! And when he DOES support a chained COLA  Fire1   Jul-08-11 09:39 PM   #71 
     - What did we hear when he put forward a cost of living increase?  mzmolly   Jul-08-11 09:51 PM   #77 
  - Purge the DLC out of our party!!!! We should have done it after Clinton.  TNLib   Jul-08-11 09:45 PM   # 
  - Purge the DLC out of our party!!!! We should have done it after Clinton.  TNLib   Jul-08-11 09:45 PM   # 
  - Purge the DLC out of our party!!!! We should have done it after Clinton.  TNLib   Jul-08-11 09:45 PM   #73 
  - And according to Al Gore in Rolling Store Congress is controlled by Oil and Coal industry ... !!  defendandprotect   Jul-08-11 10:24 PM   #90 
  - I Am Actively Doing that  fascisthunter   Jul-09-11 08:16 AM   #127 
  - Well said  mochajava666   Jul-08-11 09:45 PM   #74 
  - War on Terror $3 Trillion.. more than WW-II  lib2DaBone   Jul-08-11 09:49 PM   #75 
  - Thanks for pointing this out  lordsummerisle   Jul-08-11 11:01 PM   #98 
  - K&R  DeSwiss   Jul-08-11 09:51 PM   #76 
  - Those who claim to love the president  Jakes Progress   Jul-08-11 09:54 PM   #78 
  - It was a scam from the outset.  Jack Sprat   Jul-08-11 09:59 PM   #81 
  - That's the bottom line. I knew something was up when he backed off  neoralme   Jul-08-11 10:14 PM   #83 
  - That's the bottom line. I knew something was up when he backed off  neoralme   Jul-08-11 10:14 PM   #84 
  - I remember in the primaries, some of my fellow dems  demigoddess   Jul-08-11 10:12 PM   #82 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-08-11 10:32 PM   #94 
  - I'm sorry for your loss - and my loss.  man4allcats   Jul-08-11 11:04 PM   #99 
  - on that election...  awoke_in_2003   Jul-08-11 11:32 PM   #100 
  - Jumping the gun. I don't think there will be SS cuts  PBass   Jul-08-11 11:59 PM   #101 
  - And Obama really thinks that Independent voters want to cut Social Security?  Lydia Leftcoast   Jul-09-11 12:01 AM   #102 
  - Recommended  somone   Jul-09-11 01:48 AM   #105 
  - Obushma change for the worse :( K&R  pam4water   Jul-09-11 02:44 AM   #107 
  - Damn right.  blkmusclmachine   Jul-09-11 04:23 AM   #109 
  - ((((( sunnystarr ))))).  BlueIris   Jul-09-11 04:42 AM   #110 
  - You're not a Democrat if you want a 3rd Party.  Palmer Eldritch   Jul-09-11 06:00 AM   #111 
  - OMG!! I'm so BLUE I look like a SMURF lol  sunnystarr   Jul-09-11 06:40 AM   #118 
  - too simplistic. but easy to eat up, for sure.  Palmer Eldritch   Jul-09-11 07:07 AM   #122 
  - You don't realize how simplistic your statement is...  fascisthunter   Jul-09-11 08:17 AM   #128 
  - And a farewell to you  madokie   Jul-09-11 06:04 AM   #113 
  - Go hang with Sid Dithers from Ontario, Canada - you two think alike.  Divernan   Jul-09-11 06:49 AM   #121 
  - That will leave a hole in her life--not. nt  eilen   Jul-09-11 07:54 AM   #125 
  - Well said, sunnystarr  MissDeeds   Jul-09-11 06:29 AM   #116 
  - TY! I love your avatar btw ... I wish we could clone him for the Dems (nt)  sunnystarr   Jul-09-11 07:47 AM   #123 
  - I saw an earlier post from you and wondered at the change...  eilen   Jul-09-11 07:53 AM   #124 
  - locking  cally   Jul-09-11 08:26 AM   #129 
 

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