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MouseFitzgerald Donating Member (208 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-07-11 10:50 PM
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8. Are you even gonna bother refuting what the author says?
Jerry was on "State of the Union" blaming democrats for not being willing to cut entitlements. Thats fucked up nonsense. I like Jerry as a person as much as anyone else but hes become a total centrist in recent years. Pointing out that Jerry Brown is flat-out wrong about a lot of stuff has nothing to do with "bashing democrats" its about calling out any politician when they lie. FireDogLake is awesome and anyone who reads it on a regular basis knows that they dont play partisan games, they are progressives and they call out anyone who is harming the cause of progressivism regardless of their party.
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  -So now, the shit-stirrers at FireDogLake are bashing Jerry Brown. TheWraith  Aug-07-11 10:40 PM   #0 
  - I love having Jerry for my Governor  proud patriot   Aug-07-11 10:42 PM   #1 
  - To be honest, I'd rather have him than Cuomo.  TheWraith   Aug-07-11 10:45 PM   #4 
  - I think it just goes to show that when it comes down to actually governing- you govern with the  KittyWampus   Aug-07-11 10:44 PM   #2 
  - Sounds to me like they are bashing anyone calling for "austerity"  eridani   Aug-07-11 10:45 PM   #3 
  - Maybe CA can print its own money?  KittyWampus   Aug-07-11 10:46 PM   #5 
  - Or , god forbid, rais taxes? n/t  eridani   Aug-07-11 10:59 PM   #11 
     - His budget already raises taxes extensively.  TheWraith   Aug-07-11 11:02 PM   #12 
        - show me where there are extensive tax hikes  amborin   Aug-07-11 11:32 PM   #21 
        - Perhaps you should read the article you yourself referred to.  TheWraith   Aug-07-11 11:43 PM   #24 
           - LOL....oh, yeah, the vehicle registration tax hike...i had forgotten about that  amborin   Aug-07-11 11:54 PM   #26 
           - Wow, no wonder FDL is bashing him!!  sabrina 1   Aug-08-11 03:49 AM   #40 
              - Jerry inherited a sinking ship  wtmusic   Aug-08-11 10:20 AM   #49 
        - i'm still waiting for proof that Brown has already "raised taxes exxtensively"  amborin   Aug-07-11 11:39 PM   #23 
  - You might be able to make that case on the federal level. You cannot on the state level.  TheWraith   Aug-07-11 10:46 PM   #7 
  - Jerry Brown is a Kick Ass Take No Prisoners Smart M'Fucker.... and you're right...  NYC_SKP   Aug-07-11 10:46 PM   #6 
  - Too bad the asses he's kicking are the most vulnerable people.  sabrina 1   Aug-08-11 04:00 AM   #41 
  - Are you even gonna bother refuting what the author says?  MouseFitzgerald   Aug-07-11 10:50 PM   #8 
  - Jerry Brown is the first CA gov to have a clue since...Jerry Brown  wtmusic   Aug-07-11 10:52 PM   #9 
  - Hear hear!  calimary   Aug-08-11 01:26 AM   #34 
  - Rec'd, fwiw. I'd like everyone to know this. nt  babylonsister   Aug-07-11 10:54 PM   #10 
  - Same here.  Joe the Revelator   Aug-07-11 11:07 PM   #14 
  - reccing budget cuts that harm the neediest?  amborin   Aug-07-11 11:08 PM   #15 
     - And substantially increasing taxes, to fill the state's $25 billion dollar budget deficit.  TheWraith   Aug-07-11 11:12 PM   #16 
     - show me the substantial tax hikes  amborin   Aug-07-11 11:30 PM   #20 
     - This is because of prop 13  jwhitesj   Aug-08-11 12:07 AM   #27 
        - Not even close to correct. There is also Prop 4 to contend with  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-08-11 01:21 AM   #33 
           - I don't think so  jwhitesj   Aug-08-11 03:18 AM   #39 
              - First off, Prop 13 DID intend to limit taxes on investment and corporate property.  Gormy Cuss   Aug-08-11 12:28 PM   #57 
  - FDL criticizes right wing policies, such as Brown's cuts that harm the neediest:  amborin   Aug-07-11 11:04 PM   #13 
  - OK, what's a better solution? Seriously, what can be done that  babylonsister   Aug-07-11 11:19 PM   #17 
     - We should ask Rick Perry what he did to magically lose $25  Rex   Aug-07-11 11:21 PM   #18 
  - Our tent is big enough for FDL. Even though they are still full of shit.  Firebrand Gary   Aug-07-11 11:22 PM   #19 
  - How is the author wrong?  MouseFitzgerald   Aug-07-11 11:32 PM   #22 
  - Excellent article. No surprise the "Fuck FDL" contingent doesn't want to try to rebut it.  Karmadillo   Aug-07-11 11:47 PM   #25 
  - I don't think the OP read the article.  Jakes Progress   Aug-08-11 12:22 AM   #28 
  - Sometimes, bashing a site with a long history of bad behavior is precisely the correct action.  BzaDem   Aug-08-11 12:41 AM   #31 
  - At least try.  Jakes Progress   Aug-08-11 10:24 AM   #50 
  - Keep it up...Your ass kickings are needed here  Armstead   Aug-08-11 01:38 AM   #37 
  - Why would I waste my time bothering to refute obvious bullshit?  TheWraith   Aug-08-11 12:13 PM   #55 
     - In other words....uh,,uh. I ah. uh. uh. So's you old man.  Jakes Progress   Aug-08-11 09:36 PM   #59 
  - Most non-15%ers have known for awhile that FDL has nothing to do with liberalism, and everything to  BzaDem   Aug-08-11 12:28 AM   #29 
  - Gov. Brown was on CNN this AM  PufPuf23   Aug-08-11 12:34 AM   #30 
  - Your first sentence and your third are at odds.  JoePhilly   Aug-08-11 08:25 AM   #46 
  - God only know what Nutmeg Whitman would have done  Mz Pip   Aug-08-11 11:19 AM   #53 
     - You see what I see and I think we are so fortunate to have Gov. Brown.  PufPuf23   Aug-08-11 05:59 PM   #58 
  - Some of those FDLers are dreaming of a progressive era that no longer exists  housewolf   Aug-08-11 01:05 AM   #32 
  - So I assume you are a conservative then, since being liberal is so useless?  Armstead   Aug-08-11 01:37 AM   #36 
     - Nope, you're talking to someone who worked on the Jerry Brown campaign  housewolf   Aug-08-11 02:49 AM   #38 
        - No we don't suffer from a lack of vision, we suffer from a lack  sabrina 1   Aug-08-11 05:42 AM   #42 
        - But the Libertarians ARE winning. They are called Conservative GOP and Tea Partiers  Armstead   Aug-08-11 08:40 AM   #48 
  - That Shit Stirrer Makes Total Sense...Briown echoes a defeated Democratic Message now  Armstead   Aug-08-11 01:36 AM   #35 
  - K&R  MilesColtrane   Aug-08-11 07:17 AM   #43 
  - I've seen him on off year elections handing out voter into in  mulsh   Aug-08-11 08:06 AM   #44 
  - Jerry Brown . . .  Le Taz Hot   Aug-08-11 08:07 AM   #45 
  - Anyone pushing austerity is sending the wrong message and needs  mmonk   Aug-08-11 08:27 AM   #47 
  - Mike Royko apologized for calling him Gov. Moonbeam... time for an apology for calling him "liberal"  LooseWilly   Aug-08-11 11:10 AM   #51 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-08-11 11:12 AM   #52 
  - He's balancing the budget of California, which had a $25 billion dollar deficit.  TheWraith   Aug-08-11 12:16 PM   #56 
  - Whatever happened to reassessing commercial property?  KamaAina   Aug-08-11 12:03 PM   #54 
  - FDL bashes anyone who works at finding solutions it seems  Capn Sunshine   Aug-08-11 09:39 PM   #60 
 

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