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villager Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-25-11 09:17 PM
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38. well, no, your passive/aggressiveness is duly noted. This is about defining "uplift"
you seem to be stuck on the rainbows/ponies notion of the thing.

Sometimes, it's just being willing to fight for a belief.
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  -Tweet I just received: "Sigh. Remember when Obama's speeches were uplifting?" villager  Jul-25-11 08:22 PM   #0 
  - Well grow up then. This isn't about ideals, this is about money in DC.Their drug of choice.  MichiganVote   Jul-25-11 08:24 PM   #1 
  - I'm not sure we disagree. They are definitely smack-addicts when it comes to elitist coin  villager   Jul-25-11 08:28 PM   #6 
     - Been a long time since the country heard of hope. He could have appealed more the populace, BUT  MichiganVote   Jul-25-11 08:42 PM   #20 
        - well, we shall certainly see. Though based on what' s in the rearview mirror...  villager   Jul-25-11 08:47 PM   #27 
           - No this is not an FDR age. This is both chartered and unchartered territory.  MichiganVote   Jul-25-11 08:52 PM   #32 
  - Away from the telly last Friday? N/t  Davis_X_Machina   Jul-25-11 08:24 PM   #2 
  - Right now what would be uplifting is  Big Blue Marble   Jul-25-11 08:24 PM   #3 
  - Raised at what cost? And under whose conditions?  villager   Jul-25-11 08:27 PM   #4 
     - In negotiations, there is a time to be aggressive,  Big Blue Marble   Jul-25-11 08:40 PM   #17 
        - Gosh. Does that mean "aggressive Obama" is going to show up soon!?  villager   Jul-25-11 08:48 PM   #29 
           - You miss my point, that time most likely has past.  Big Blue Marble   Jul-25-11 09:07 PM   #35 
              - "Passed" in the sense that it was "never here?"  villager   Jul-25-11 09:15 PM   #36 
                 - The time was there; the opportunity was there.  Big Blue Marble   Jul-25-11 09:34 PM   #39 
  - Who the hell can be uplifiting having to deal with the maniacal manipulations of those on the right.  mfcorey1   Jul-25-11 08:27 PM   #5 
  - Wouldn't his being more direct about what the right is up to be, to some degree,  villager   Jul-25-11 08:28 PM   #8 
  - grow up is right. This is serious and Obama put it on the line.  book_worm   Jul-25-11 08:28 PM   #7 
  - Wow -- lotta hostility to the now-clearly-discarded "hope" meme he used  villager   Jul-25-11 08:29 PM   #10 
     - no hostitlity towards immature people who think every time a president speaks  book_worm   Jul-25-11 08:50 PM   #31 
        - well, no, your passive/aggressiveness is duly noted. This is about defining "uplift"  villager   Jul-25-11 09:17 PM   #38 
  - Unrec  Bobbie Jo   Jul-25-11 08:29 PM   #9 
  - Thoughtful contribution to the conversation!  villager   Jul-25-11 08:30 PM   #11 
     - Thought you could relate...  Bobbie Jo   Jul-25-11 08:40 PM   #16 
        - No -- but glad your sense of vengeance was satiated by unreccing one of my threads!  villager   Jul-25-11 08:43 PM   #21 
           - Not quite...  Bobbie Jo   Jul-25-11 09:01 PM   #33 
              - You could! But -- since you'd be the likely unreccer, wouldn't you be calling out yourself!?  villager   Jul-25-11 09:16 PM   #37 
  - We don't need uplifting right now; we need reality. n/t  NYC Liberal   Jul-25-11 08:32 PM   #12 
  - Wouldn't some "reality" in terms of lines-in-sand to the GOP be... uplifting?  villager   Jul-25-11 08:38 PM   #15 
     - I don't knowwould it? nt  NYC Liberal   Jul-25-11 08:44 PM   #24 
        - for those who wonder who the hell it was they voted for.. yes. nt  villager   Jul-25-11 08:45 PM   #25 
  - This wasn't meant to be uplifting but to express frustration and ask for help persuading  uppityperson   Jul-25-11 08:35 PM   #13 
  - Quite seriously, I suppose it depends how one defines "uplifting"  villager   Jul-25-11 08:37 PM   #14 
     - This is not a jobs issue now. Sure its related but its about a debt ceiling and a budget.  MichiganVote   Jul-25-11 08:45 PM   #26 
        - ...and about what gets fought for, and who controls the framing. Like that FDR you cited  villager   Jul-25-11 08:47 PM   #28 
  - And what tweet did you get just a few days ago with Obama's last speech?  Sheepshank   Jul-25-11 08:41 PM   #18 
  - I thought it was depressing...and I wasn't alone..  KoKo   Jul-25-11 08:41 PM   #19 
  - Compared to previous segments in the US history this is nothing.  MichiganVote   Jul-25-11 08:44 PM   #22 
  - Nope.  villager   Jul-25-11 08:44 PM   #23 
  - Sigh.....  noel711   Jul-25-11 08:49 PM   #30 
  - He did FINE. He defeated *my* Hillary with that. Now I support him more than his originals. n/t  UTUSN   Jul-25-11 09:04 PM   #34 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-11 09:37 PM   #40 
  - Give it a break  lunatica   Jul-25-11 09:41 PM   #41 
  - "It's really convenient to have such a selective memory."  villager   Jul-25-11 10:54 PM   #42 
  - Before he got into this boring government thing?  DFLforever   Jul-25-11 11:04 PM   #43 
     - Hell, not caving in to every GOP whim would be inspirational, too  villager   Jul-25-11 11:45 PM   #44 
 

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