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Scottybeamer70 Donating Member (844 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-06-11 11:42 PM
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49. Great post, kentuck
Thank you!
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  -There is only one person that can fix this mess. kentuck  Aug-06-11 01:15 PM   #0 
  - And this means not voting for the status quo  montanacowboy   Aug-06-11 01:21 PM   #1 
  - Wow, I have difficulty believing that the Only thing we have is our vote.  fasttense   Aug-07-11 06:12 AM   #65 
     - Thank you!  tavalon   Aug-07-11 06:18 AM   #66 
     - COUNTDOWN ON CURRENT TV: Al Gore calls for a New American Spring Movement  proverbialwisdom   Aug-07-11 08:57 AM   #72 
     - By the way, until proven otherwise, I think our President would welcome this.  proverbialwisdom   Aug-07-11 09:00 AM   #73 
     - Until proven otherwise, I don't think our president gives a shit.  Dutchmaster   Aug-07-11 11:29 AM   #94 
     - That is the only solution  malaise   Aug-07-11 10:57 AM   #89 
     - I agree. n/t  YvonneCa   Aug-07-11 12:51 PM   #109 
     - Here's the video...  YvonneCa   Aug-07-11 12:28 PM   #108 
     - ^ Wow. Al Gore is BACK with a bang! ^  Mimosa   Aug-08-11 05:23 AM   #124 
     - Please  chervilant   Aug-07-11 11:43 AM   #96 
     - !  Melissa G   Aug-07-11 11:48 AM   #98 
     - hmm...  chervilant   Aug-07-11 12:01 PM   #103 
     - you're right, but their 1000 coordinated radio stations beat our protests  certainot   Aug-07-11 01:56 PM   #116 
  - K & R !!!  WillyT   Aug-06-11 01:22 PM   #2 
  - Your motivational message (and a bit of prozac in the DU drinking water)  hlthe2b   Aug-06-11 01:26 PM   #3 
  - There is only one person that can fix this mess.  tibbiit   Aug-06-11 01:26 PM   #4 
  - *  RUMMYisFROSTED   Aug-06-11 01:28 PM   #5 
  - I believe you.  Vanje   Aug-06-11 01:29 PM   #6 
  - No, he's not in the picture.  kath   Aug-06-11 10:37 PM   #40 
  - Start by taking another look at the right wing -- it is all theater -- bought and paid for --  defendandprotect   Aug-07-11 03:08 AM   #60 
  - We know our needs-Next-We need to Effectively Organize as One  fredamae   Aug-06-11 01:30 PM   #7 
  - What is the solution?  oldlib   Aug-06-11 01:35 PM   #8 
  - Don't go there.  kentuck   Aug-06-11 01:40 PM   #13 
  - yeah, realty is a trap  hfojvt   Aug-06-11 01:51 PM   #16 
  - Explain how other than screaming, the teafreaks got theirs?  WingDinger   Aug-06-11 03:02 PM   #22 
  - They're also bank rolled by the likes of the Koch Bros.  Fire1   Aug-06-11 05:53 PM   #36 
  - The tea party has the advantage of doing nothing  pezDispenser   Aug-07-11 12:05 AM   #51 
  - In grown up 'reality' the only way to get a meaningful victory.  Bluenorthwest   Aug-07-11 10:14 AM   #85 
  - If you are looking for reality at DU, you have come to the wrong place.  elocs   Aug-07-11 11:55 AM   #100 
  - Start now identifying progressive candidates that can win a general. They are out there. nt  bluestate10   Aug-07-11 09:07 AM   #75 
  - why not start with your state legislature and Congress?  alp227   Aug-07-11 02:27 AM   #57 
  - Tired message - not effective.  emilyg   Aug-07-11 12:21 PM   #107 
  - Wel, us, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, perhaps. nt  Lorien   Aug-06-11 01:37 PM   #9 
  - Elizabeth Warren signed off on farming out foreclosure gate to the states  EFerrari   Aug-07-11 11:57 AM   #102 
  - ...or this guy....  RagAss   Aug-06-11 01:38 PM   #10 
  - off topic, but I remember when...  awoke_in_2003   Aug-06-11 02:21 PM   #20 
  - You are right about one thing: "There is only one person that can fix this mess."  Cool Logic   Aug-06-11 01:38 PM   #11 
  - meh  hfojvt   Aug-06-11 01:40 PM   #12 
  - Itotally understand what you are saying and am in total agreement  merbex   Aug-06-11 01:44 PM   #14 
  - Well, some dude at Perry's gig says that the only person that can fix it is God.  CleanGreenFuture   Aug-06-11 01:45 PM   #15 
  - Right,  dgibby   Aug-06-11 01:53 PM   #17 
  - Sorry Kentuck, we can't fix it either because the ends  Cleita   Aug-06-11 01:54 PM   #18 
  - We have tried and tried to change the behavior of our own Party...  kentuck   Aug-06-11 02:00 PM   #19 
     - they need to be turned out of office, while not allowing  mitchtv   Aug-06-11 02:27 PM   #21 
     - "They" WERE turned out of office and we got tea baggers instead...  Kahuna   Aug-06-11 03:36 PM   #29 
     - We have not tried, we have begged. Beggars CAN'T be choosers, I have heard.  WingDinger   Aug-06-11 03:06 PM   #23 
     - Ah, yes...  chervilant   Aug-07-11 11:49 AM   #99 
  - I'm with you, kentuck, however  dana_b   Aug-06-11 03:09 PM   #24 
  - We have to prove to them that we are serious.  kentuck   Aug-06-11 03:10 PM   #25 
  - you're right  dana_b   Aug-06-11 03:15 PM   #26 
  - A what's the point attitude is how the tea baggers got into office.. I truly  Kahuna   Aug-06-11 03:34 PM   #28 
     - Well, the Koch brothers helped them get elected  October   Aug-07-11 05:26 PM   #120 
  - Exactamundo!  Kahuna   Aug-06-11 03:33 PM   #27 
  - K&R nt  woo me with science   Aug-06-11 03:37 PM   #30 
  - Not sure we even have a legitimate vote anymore...  Kermitt Gribble   Aug-06-11 03:51 PM   #31 
  - And in other places, like Arkansas,  bvar22   Aug-06-11 04:25 PM   #32 
  - talk to DNC chair wasserman -shultz about supporting  mitchtv   Aug-06-11 05:44 PM   #35 
     - Yep -ain't it great - the fucking CHAIR of the DNC supports Repugs.  kath   Aug-06-11 10:42 PM   #43 
  - here's the problem...if they don't GET enough votes they MAKE  russspeakeasy   Aug-06-11 10:47 PM   #44 
  - Yep.  ladyVet   Aug-06-11 05:15 PM   #33 
  - Superduperdeluxeman?  Rex   Aug-06-11 05:16 PM   #34 
  - And even run for office  loyalsister   Aug-06-11 06:01 PM   #37 
  - I agree that neither the current Democratic Party nor the Republican Party will fix this  Time for change   Aug-06-11 06:09 PM   #38 
  - Yup. n/t  A Simple Game   Aug-07-11 09:55 AM   #83 
  - How do we incite people to act??!!  socialindependocrat   Aug-06-11 08:59 PM   #39 
  - change the media and change the world  Whisp   Aug-06-11 10:42 PM   #41 
  - i love the eloquence of your words  shireen   Aug-06-11 10:42 PM   #42 
  - Votes are stolen & elections rigged--we need to take to the streets!  emsimon33   Aug-06-11 11:01 PM   #45 
  - Hit Girl? NT  RSillsbee   Aug-06-11 11:16 PM   #46 
  - But I voted for Obama thinking HE would change things.  VPStoltz   Aug-06-11 11:20 PM   #47 
  - the vote will be our peaceful revolution..and im writing in at this point..nt  xiamiam   Aug-06-11 11:28 PM   #48 
  - Great post, kentuck  Scottybeamer70   Aug-06-11 11:42 PM   #49 
  - We need one person  kimsarah   Aug-06-11 11:44 PM   #50 
  - Amen, kentuck!  Bozita   Aug-07-11 12:13 AM   #52 
  - Lets see who the Dems put in the "Super Congress" or  davidwparker   Aug-07-11 12:28 AM   #53 
  - Putting it on my Facebook Page  Optimistic   Aug-07-11 12:31 AM   #54 
  - The only thing they care about is our vote?  Jim_Shorts   Aug-07-11 12:39 AM   #55 
  - I am have always been a revolutionary.  Left coast liberal   Aug-07-11 12:49 AM   #56 
  - Obama told us to "make him" do the right thing. Did he not?  99th_Monkey   Aug-07-11 02:48 AM   #58 
  - OK ... "Congress is now under control of oil and coal industries" ....per Al Gore ....  defendandprotect   Aug-07-11 02:57 AM   #59 
  - Couple of suggestions:  CakeGrrl   Aug-07-11 03:27 AM   #61 
  - How?  Doctor_J   Aug-07-11 07:46 AM   #69 
     - Have you noticed their anti-Dem spin since the Clinton impeachment?  CakeGrrl   Aug-07-11 12:12 PM   #104 
     - I think you answered someone else  Doctor_J   Aug-07-11 03:48 PM   #117 
     - Get the Fairness Doctrine Reinstated.  dotymed   Aug-07-11 01:21 PM   #113 
  - I agree but see one glaring  ohheckyeah   Aug-07-11 04:19 AM   #62 
  - We need to stop genuflecting and start demanding.  democrank   Aug-07-11 05:48 AM   #63 
  - Good point. But, but so many people love the genuflecting.  truedelphi   Aug-07-11 12:56 PM   #110 
  - I agree we need to do something but...  Harriety   Aug-07-11 05:59 AM   #64 
  - Oh, those marches are so great! Getting together with a million of your compadres  tavalon   Aug-07-11 06:21 AM   #67 
  - Only one-  James48   Aug-07-11 06:48 AM   #68 
  - This is kind of silly  Doctor_J   Aug-07-11 07:51 AM   #70 
  - i tend to agree but have not unrec'd because..  tomp   Aug-07-11 09:19 AM   #78 
  - What is silly is the constant demand that 'cable news media'  Bluenorthwest   Aug-07-11 10:32 AM   #86 
     - Not cable "news" media.  Doctor_J   Aug-07-11 11:47 AM   #97 
  - Sledge Hammer!  slackmaster   Aug-07-11 08:44 AM   #71 
  - You and I have clashed swords. I do not disagree on bit with what you write.  bluestate10   Aug-07-11 09:05 AM   #74 
  - So now progressive is a dirty word?  Creideiki   Aug-07-11 09:28 AM   #81 
     - No. I want to smash conservatives, they are toxic to the nation. nt  bluestate10   Aug-07-11 07:21 PM   #122 
  - And yet, most action oriented posts sink like stones. nt  tpsbmam   Aug-07-11 09:11 AM   #76 
  - please explain how, exactly, this is going to work.  tomp   Aug-07-11 09:15 AM   #77 
  - I think you know exactly what needs to be done?  kentuck   Aug-07-11 09:25 AM   #79 
     - i'm sorry, i do not know. that's why i asked.  tomp   Aug-07-11 01:00 PM   #111 
     - See post #84...  kentuck   Aug-07-11 01:04 PM   #112 
     - "Did you see the fear in the Republican Party when the Tea Party made their demands."  Fla Dem   Aug-07-11 01:23 PM   #114 
     - The tea party had backers to begin with  marions ghost   Aug-07-11 05:13 PM   #119 
  - Norman Goldman's 4-point plan.  Creideiki   Aug-07-11 09:26 AM   #80 
  - So now that we have established our needs and a basic strategy, what do we do now?  Shagbark Hickory   Aug-07-11 09:29 AM   #82 
  - Let your congressman know that if he does not support you...  kentuck   Aug-07-11 10:04 AM   #84 
     - My congressman could care less if I live or die.  Shagbark Hickory   Aug-07-11 10:47 AM   #87 
     - Then...  kentuck   Aug-07-11 10:55 AM   #88 
     - I feel like any attempt would be futile.  Shagbark Hickory   Aug-07-11 10:58 AM   #91 
     - Nor do mine  OwnedByFerrets   Aug-07-11 12:14 PM   #106 
     - Unfortunately, my Congressman is creepy hairpiece John Mica who I already do not support. n/t  Fla Dem   Aug-07-11 01:28 PM   #115 
     - so your plan is electoral?  tomp   Aug-08-11 04:55 AM   #123 
  - That's right.  Dyedinthewoolliberal   Aug-07-11 10:58 AM   #90 
  - K & R  orbitalman   Aug-07-11 10:59 AM   #92 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-07-11 11:05 AM   #93 
  - I totally agree. First we must guarantee that our votes do count.  dotymed   Aug-07-11 11:32 AM   #95 
  - the debt "PROBLEM" started with Reaganomics Dogma that debt caused by tax cuts didn't count..  dogmoma56   Aug-07-11 11:57 AM   #101 
  - While I applaud your optimism, ( I have none left) we DID vote  OwnedByFerrets   Aug-07-11 12:13 PM   #105 
  - I was going to say "it's Spiderman", but  sfpcjock   Aug-07-11 03:57 PM   #118 
  - That on man is Gary Hart!!!!!  Hart2008   Aug-07-11 06:48 PM   #121 
 

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