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bjobotts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-04-11 08:42 PM
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76. Then respect her intelligence and know she sees good reason to back Obama
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  -Elizabeth Warren with Alan Grayson standing beside her; a bold move in the right direction. seafan  Aug-04-11 10:50 AM   #0 
  - Elizabeth Warren isn't going to sign on. She supports Obama.  msanthrope   Aug-04-11 10:51 AM   #1 
  - She might not support Mr. Obama quite so much now. The important  theophilus   Aug-04-11 11:04 AM   #5 
  - He's heard them -- He just doesn't give a damn about them  Armstead   Aug-04-11 11:07 AM   #10 
  - OH REALLY?? where are the facts? Just the FACTS, Jack  trueblue2007   Aug-04-11 02:32 PM   #40 
     - Oh, you Obama hagiographers, and your obsession with quotes  MNBrewer   Aug-04-11 08:44 PM   #78 
     - you shall know them by their actions.  tomp   Aug-05-11 05:41 AM   #103 
     - Won't actions suffice? nm  rhett o rick   Aug-05-11 08:49 AM   #110 
  - I think you might want to watch her latest interview with Maddow.  msanthrope   Aug-04-11 11:16 AM   #16 
     - Wait and see. If Obama doesn't push really hard to get the consumer protection  JDPriestly   Aug-04-11 03:11 PM   #45 
        - Then respect her intelligence and know she sees good reason to back Obama  bjobotts   Aug-04-11 08:42 PM   #76 
        - Without Obama the agency would not exist and Warren would be unheard of.  bjobotts   Aug-04-11 08:43 PM   #77 
        - She has been heard of now. Time to move forward. nm  rhett o rick   Aug-05-11 08:52 AM   #111 
        - Time will tell. Maybe Obama will wise up, but I doubt it.  JDPriestly   Aug-05-11 01:11 AM   #98 
        - Agreed. No evidence to suggest that she puts party over principles. n/t  SusanaMontana41   Aug-05-11 06:11 AM   #107 
  - you prolly  mopinko   Aug-04-11 11:05 AM   #6 
  - He announced for his Congressional seat last month.  msanthrope   Aug-04-11 11:23 AM   #18 
     - yeah, i know, but i am just sayin' that about him.  mopinko   Aug-04-11 11:25 AM   #19 
  - And Nixon was finished in 1960, too! (NT)  Tesha   Aug-04-11 11:09 AM   #12 
  - If the Internet and 24-hour cable news had been around, Nixon, Reagan, and both Kennedys  Arkana   Aug-04-11 10:18 PM   #85 
  - I think she's talking about MA-Senate race nt  liskddksil   Aug-04-11 11:10 AM   #13 
  - No--a presidential primary. n/t  msanthrope   Aug-04-11 11:15 AM   #15 
  - Ah, yes.  truedelphi   Aug-04-11 02:28 PM   #38 
  - She could be drafted if we could organize a large enough movement.  JDPriestly   Aug-04-11 03:07 PM   #43 
  - This is not 1980 and there is plenty of time to organize and draft a  INdemo   Aug-04-11 07:53 PM   #72 
  - I'm in  M_A   Aug-05-11 09:06 AM   #112 
  - God I hope so...  Frisbee   Aug-04-11 11:21 PM   #90 
     - I think he would be doing us a big favor if he changes parties  INdemo   Aug-05-11 04:02 PM   #118 
  - He may not have a Congressional seat but he has moral authority  swilton   Aug-04-11 03:47 PM   #51 
  - "an infinite number of progressive activists"  CakeGrrl   Aug-04-11 03:57 PM   #56 
     - Please don't try to bring reality to this thread. It ruins the fantasy.....nt  msanthrope   Aug-04-11 04:04 PM   #60 
  - LIkewise for Elizabeth Warren  Bluesbreaker   Aug-04-11 08:27 PM   #73 
  - She supports the people... If Obama wants to join in, I'm sure she would be thrilled.  midnight   Aug-04-11 09:58 PM   #82 
  - Sign me up.  mmonk   Aug-04-11 10:54 AM   #2 
  - Me, too. n/t  OneGrassRoot   Aug-04-11 12:05 PM   #29 
  - A college professor with no experience in politics and a guy who couldn't hold his own seat?  Recursion   Aug-04-11 11:00 AM   #3 
  - A brillian economist and a guy who won a stongly conservative seat by running as a progressive. (nt)  w4rma   Aug-04-11 11:05 AM   #7 
  - He won by 4 points on huge coattails and then lost by *16 POINTS*  Recursion   Aug-04-11 11:07 AM   #9 
  - That suggests to me that a lot of Democrats did not vote in 2010.  JDPriestly   Aug-04-11 03:14 PM   #47 
     - So you're implying that without some Dream Team duo that  CakeGrrl   Aug-04-11 04:10 PM   #62 
        - No they will vote for real progressives and ...  Mathias Kohler   Aug-04-11 09:39 PM   #81 
        - A lot of Democrats just won't vote if they think Obama allowed  JDPriestly   Aug-05-11 01:07 AM   #97 
  - Strongly conservative? BS. Obama won that district in 2008  Freddie Stubbs   Aug-04-11 11:09 AM   #11 
  - Grayson ran as a slightly left of center Democrat in 2008  Mr Gerrity   Aug-04-11 11:34 PM   #93 
  - She has a lot of experience in politics... just not at doing the wrong thing.  JackRiddler   Aug-04-11 11:17 AM   #17 
  - Koch/AFP money stole quite a few elections this past cycle. We now have Rubio and Dan Webster in FL.  seafan   Aug-04-11 12:01 PM   #24 
  - I agree.... We lost Feingold to a nobody.... Those Koch roaches could not have  midnight   Aug-04-11 11:53 PM   #94 
  - + a gazillion n/t  chervilant   Aug-05-11 05:42 AM   #104 
  - Ahem...he's in FLORIDA....a state we know steals elections. n/t  in_cog_ni_to   Aug-04-11 12:04 PM   #28 
  - How do you justify pooh-poohing such an idea?  CleanGreenFuture   Aug-04-11 03:29 PM   #50 
  - I like Warren; I find Grayson kind of irritating  Recursion   Aug-04-11 03:49 PM   #52 
  - The PROBLEM is that we have too many people with EXPERIENCE IN POLITICS. The wrong kind  bertman   Aug-04-11 08:38 PM   #75 
  - OMG WHY DO YOU HATE DEMOCRATS n/t  iamthebandfanman   Aug-04-11 10:54 PM   #88 
  - And I submit "Bush / Cheney" and "McCain / Palin".  Prana69   Aug-04-11 11:24 PM   #91 
  - What a "dream" team you put forth...  disillusioned73   Aug-04-11 11:02 AM   #4 
  - I wrote to Grayson and told him he should be running for prez, Florida steals races!  SugarShack   Aug-04-11 11:07 AM   #8 
  - Unrec'd for looking for a new savior  treestar   Aug-04-11 11:11 AM   #14 
  - much irony.  Forkboy   Aug-04-11 11:44 AM   #21 
  - Laugh for the day. Who says it's all sad? ;)  Mimosa   Aug-04-11 11:47 AM   #22 
  - How did #14 not show up on the responses?  dotymed   Aug-04-11 03:55 PM   #55 
     - Not exactly All - Stars  khak4   Aug-05-11 10:31 AM   #116 
  - We're not looking for a 'savior'  MissDeeds   Aug-04-11 04:03 PM   #59 
  - Don't need the Messiah and surely don't need Judas.  hay rick   Aug-04-11 06:48 PM   #69 
  - The country is in peril. Warren and Grayson have a clue as what to do.  Octafish   Aug-04-11 11:27 AM   #20 
  - There are a few others...  hootinholler   Aug-04-11 12:13 PM   #31 
  - ABSOLUTELY. Sanders and Franken.  AmBlue   Aug-04-11 02:39 PM   #42 
  - Great choices  MissDeeds   Aug-04-11 03:59 PM   #58 
  - You need Democrats? We gots them--here's our mayor  eilen   Aug-04-11 08:52 PM   #79 
  - Did either of them declare they wanted to run? When? -nt  CakeGrrl   Aug-04-11 04:11 PM   #63 
  - K & R. In a more perfect world. .* I do love it. *  chill_wind   Aug-04-11 11:57 AM   #23 
  - I LIKE it! Now, how do we get them both onboard? Do a Wes Clark-like plea campaign? THE PEOPLE  in_cog_ni_to   Aug-04-11 12:02 PM   #25 
  - I notice republicans don't like Mr. Grayson or Ms. Warren  Kingofalldems   Aug-04-11 12:02 PM   #26 
  - Imagine if they one day ran for Presidency and VP?  fascisthunter   Aug-04-11 12:03 PM   #27 
  - Beyond imagining. That's the point of this post. Time is very short.  seafan   Aug-04-11 12:25 PM   #32 
     - Great post and even better link. We do need to  truedelphi   Aug-04-11 02:30 PM   #39 
  - Grayson looks like the "THIS IS SPARTA!!!" guy.  Odin2005   Aug-04-11 12:07 PM   #30 
  - I'd love to see a Grayson/ Warren or Sanders/ Warren ticket. Either would  Lorien   Aug-04-11 12:39 PM   #33 
  - Bottom line: We must have a progresssive alternative on the Democratic Primary ballot.  seafan   Aug-04-11 12:49 PM   #34 
  - +100  libmom74   Aug-04-11 01:39 PM   #37 
  - +1,000  Little Star   Aug-04-11 03:16 PM   #48 
  - No duh!  chervilant   Aug-05-11 05:49 AM   #106 
  - "My second choice is no agency at all and plenty of blood and teeth left on the floor."  seafan   Aug-04-11 01:16 PM   #35 
  - that is a great quote! wholly appropriate for our times. nt  tomp   Aug-05-11 05:44 AM   #105 
  - K&R NT  PurgedVoter   Aug-04-11 01:17 PM   #36 
  - Where is our FDR???  AmBlue   Aug-04-11 02:38 PM   #41 
  - Absolutely. We are in for some very rough times. Talk to neighbors, churchmembers, organizations.  seafan   Aug-04-11 03:07 PM   #44 
  - Amazingly it is possible to talk to our R friends...  AmBlue   Aug-04-11 03:49 PM   #53 
  - I don't know but we will stay on this bad road til he/she shows up.  tblue   Aug-05-11 02:38 AM   #102 
  - Hell hath no fury . . .  Jakes Progress   Aug-04-11 03:11 PM   #46 
  - K & R  Raksha   Aug-04-11 03:17 PM   #49 
  - K&R! Grayson speaks truth and would use the bully pulpit to good effect.  lib_wit_it   Aug-04-11 03:54 PM   #54 
  - No, he'd learn in a matter of days that the President cannot change the world  Arkana   Aug-04-11 10:24 PM   #86 
     - The problem isn't talking to the other side. It's being ideologically in sync with them I object to.  lib_wit_it   Aug-05-11 01:04 AM   #96 
  - Are either of them interested in running?  CakeGrrl   Aug-04-11 03:59 PM   #57 
  - Grayson said last month that he was running for Congress. However, .....  seafan   Aug-04-11 05:05 PM   #64 
     - The stage has been set for a double dip or worse.  ooglymoogly   Aug-04-11 05:36 PM   #66 
        - That one act of offering SS, Medicare, Medicaid to the wolves finished him as president.  seafan   Aug-04-11 06:34 PM   #68 
  - K&R  MissDeeds   Aug-04-11 04:06 PM   #61 
  - Both will be on fire the moment they announce.  ooglymoogly   Aug-04-11 05:30 PM   #65 
  - Best post of the day!!!  Scottybeamer70   Aug-04-11 06:10 PM   #67 
  - K&R  woo me with science   Aug-04-11 07:23 PM   #70 
  - In my dreams  texshelters   Aug-04-11 07:53 PM   #71 
  - Thanks Seafan!  dreamnightwind   Aug-04-11 08:33 PM   #74 
  - Here's hoping they both avoid small planes, balconies, um, chicken bones.etc..  paparush   Aug-04-11 09:32 PM   #80 
  - I will contribute to their campaigns directly.  Jakes Progress   Aug-04-11 10:13 PM   #83 
  - Sweet zombie Jesus, you're crazy if you think this ticket would get more  Arkana   Aug-04-11 10:17 PM   #84 
  - The guy we have now was a 'present' voting state senator, beat an off the meter black Republican,  TheKentuckian   Aug-05-11 06:45 AM   #108 
  - She'll be President, but not until 2016.  joshcryer   Aug-04-11 10:28 PM   #87 
  - Elizabeth Warren for President!  emsimon33   Aug-04-11 10:55 PM   #89 
  - agree one gazzilion Brazillian percent  upi402   Aug-04-11 11:27 PM   #92 
  - And Dr. Ravi Batra  krispos42   Aug-05-11 12:02 AM   #95 
  - If you are talking about them running for the Senate or the House,  BlueMTexpat   Aug-05-11 02:21 AM   #99 
  - Warren and Grayson for the SENATE in 2012 yes. But NOT the presidency.  Tx4obama   Aug-05-11 02:23 AM   #100 
  - Wouldn't hurt to get a little more exposure though  LiberalLovinLug   Aug-05-11 02:07 PM   #117 
  - AMEN! Where do I sign up?  tblue   Aug-05-11 02:29 AM   #101 
  - K&R (n/t)  a2liberal   Aug-05-11 08:19 AM   #109 
  - These two would make great running mates.  earcandle   Aug-05-11 09:46 AM   #113 
  - Demoralized people need 'fire in the belly' again to fight for survival.  seafan   Aug-05-11 10:16 AM   #115 
  - K & R  orbitalman   Aug-05-11 10:14 AM   #114 

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