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Zax2me Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-30-11 08:36 PM
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69. We have White House, Senate, and until recently House.
How are we losing badly?
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  -Were losing. And were losing big. Cyrano  Aug-30-11 12:49 PM   #0 
  - I agree with you.  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-30-11 12:50 PM   #1 
  - No ..Republicans have been trying for 80 years to get to the point where  INdemo   Aug-30-11 01:37 PM   #26 
     - he's not a Democrat  Carolina   Aug-30-11 02:20 PM   #39 
     - And you? What are you???  cliffordu   Aug-30-11 04:52 PM   #57 
        - Homer  vssmith   Aug-31-11 07:51 AM   #118 
        - you obviously  Carolina   Aug-31-11 01:58 PM   #158 
     - They HAVE destroyed almost all New Deal legislation.  dotymed   Aug-31-11 08:38 AM   #120 
        - Actually they have destroyed more of LBJ's legislation on civil  jwirr   Aug-31-11 08:55 AM   #122 
        - I agree to a point.  dotymed   Aug-31-11 10:08 AM   #136 
           - On that I agree - I was thinking of the safety net as programs for the  jwirr   Aug-31-11 08:35 PM   #163 
        - term limits  formernaderite   Aug-31-11 01:03 PM   #156 
  - I think we might be past the point of no return.  FiveGoodMen   Aug-30-11 12:54 PM   #2 
  - The only good thing about the Bush years:  tblue   Aug-30-11 01:40 PM   #27 
  - I thought Kerry was the same way  swilton   Aug-30-11 07:44 PM   #64 
  - Being from MA I always respected Kerry. I thought of him as a fighter..  Little Star   Aug-31-11 08:45 AM   #121 
     - And he didn't fight back when they stole the election from him in 2004 either. n/t  totodeinhere   Aug-31-11 11:25 AM   #147 
  - It was deception  november3rd   Aug-31-11 09:55 AM   #131 
  - spot on  stockholmer   Aug-31-11 11:22 AM   #146 
  - "...if Obama was an outspoken, dedicated, and skillful fighter -"  Hell Hath No Fury   Aug-31-11 10:58 AM   #143 
  - I despair for those same reasons, and because,  SusanaMontana41   Aug-30-11 03:58 PM   #51 
  - I agree. I can understand the gullible republicans, but the gullible democrats are what  rhett o rick   Aug-30-11 08:26 PM   #66 
  - You are wrong! The TBAGGERS Are exposed!! It is OUR TIME!  CarmanK   Aug-31-11 07:34 AM   #111 
  - That's the big issue...  CoffeeCat   Aug-31-11 09:08 AM   #125 
  - We're are losing, but it aint over till we quit  demwing   Aug-30-11 12:56 PM   #3 
  - There's a difference between losing and being sold out.  Cyrano   Aug-30-11 02:05 PM   #33 
  - It's a huge difference  peace frog   Aug-31-11 04:39 AM   #97 
  - This doesnt have anything to do with quitting. We are losing and past the tipping  rhett o rick   Aug-30-11 08:27 PM   #67 
     - If its too late to do anything  demwing   Aug-30-11 11:57 PM   #71 
        - Agree - things can always get worse -- we have to get the nuke reactors shut down...!!!  defendandprotect   Aug-31-11 02:39 AM   #88 
        - I will continue to fight even if there is no hope. nm  rhett o rick   Aug-31-11 11:46 AM   #151 
  - our leaders have by and large been bought  tk2kewl   Aug-30-11 12:58 PM   #4 
  - We also need to do what Repugs did ... TARGET those in our party and their party who work against  defendandprotect   Aug-31-11 02:44 AM   #90 
  - My impression of Mondale was that he felt America's best days  hedgehog   Aug-30-11 12:59 PM   #5 
  - ^ Very true ^  Mimosa   Aug-30-11 02:03 PM   #32 
  - Have you ever thought to ask yourself, "do we need jobs?"  ieoeja   Aug-30-11 04:25 PM   #52 
     - You are so right.  harmonicon   Aug-31-11 07:51 AM   #117 
     - Good point- I have observed the same thing  Tumbulu   Aug-31-11 10:25 AM   # 
  - Peak Oil could be an opportunity had we reacted during the Carter years ... !!!  defendandprotect   Aug-31-11 02:42 AM   #89 
  - It's all one big  femrap   Aug-30-11 12:59 PM   #6 
  - There is a groundswell of anger out there just waiting to be tapped.  woo me with science   Aug-30-11 01:00 PM   #7 
  - Amen! K&R. n/t  AverageJoe90   Aug-30-11 01:18 PM   #18 
  - we do need a movement  marions ghost   Aug-30-11 02:15 PM   #36 
  - Democratic Party won't be there  swilton   Aug-30-11 07:45 PM   #65 
  - The Democratic party will be there  liberation   Aug-31-11 12:10 AM   #73 
  - Woo Me, you speak for the voiceless, ieoeja you have agood point too.  Mimosa   Aug-31-11 12:11 AM   #74 
  - Two fights that would change things -- ending wars/MEDICARE FOR ALL...  defendandprotect   Aug-31-11 03:20 AM   #92 
  - Agree with your analysis ... but Third Way is running Dem Party .... !!  defendandprotect   Aug-31-11 03:28 AM   #93 
     - IF we can take over "our" government, we can re-instate  dotymed   Aug-31-11 09:01 AM   #123 
        - Taking back government would mean a new Dem candidate for 2012 ....  defendandprotect   Sep-02-11 01:09 AM   #167 
  - We had a window of opportunity in 2009 but Obama and the Dem Senate leaders quickly threw it away  leveymg   Aug-30-11 01:01 PM   #8 
  - I really, really hope you're wrong, leveymg. Yet, I can't come up with  Cyrano   Aug-30-11 02:14 PM   #35 
  - I hope I'm wrong about that, too, and will gladly eat my words  leveymg   Aug-30-11 02:46 PM   #43 
  - OMGOSH!!! I KISS YOUR FEET! THANK U!!!  tblue   Aug-30-11 03:24 PM   #48 
  - Even if we're completely wrong, it's good to have such nice company in  leveymg   Aug-30-11 06:36 PM   #62 
     - We're not wrong.  tblue   Aug-31-11 02:45 AM   #91 
  - It sickens me still  peace frog   Aug-31-11 04:44 AM   #98 
  - and there is no FDR waiting in the wings to replace Obama, even if he wins in 2016, the US  stockholmer   Aug-31-11 11:26 AM   #148 
  - The sky is falling!  FSogol   Aug-30-11 01:03 PM   #9 
  - I think it done falled.  tblue   Aug-30-11 03:29 PM   #49 
  - are you really THAT fucking blind?  Skittles   Aug-31-11 04:18 AM   #96 
  - It's down around our ears already  peace frog   Aug-31-11 04:45 AM   #99 
  - The Earth will heal itself  formercia   Aug-30-11 01:04 PM   #10 
  - Yes, keep your head right up there.  savannah43   Aug-31-11 07:41 AM   #114 
  - So, what did you do Today to protect Mother Earth?  formercia   Aug-31-11 12:39 PM   #153 
  - I don't give two shits about humans disappearing  bengalherder   Aug-31-11 10:19 AM   #139 
     - I take responsibility every Day  formercia   Aug-31-11 02:01 PM   #159 
  - With great sadness I have to agree with you. nt  TeamsterDem   Aug-30-11 01:05 PM   #11 
  - From February of '08 . . . .  Stinky The Clown   Aug-30-11 01:06 PM   #12 
  - Good and sad journal.  PufPuf23   Aug-30-11 01:58 PM   #31 
     - "Those of us that were adults  Carolina   Aug-30-11 02:27 PM   #41 
     - self delete  Carolina   Aug-30-11 02:27 PM   #42 
  - Cycles have always existed  abelenkpe   Aug-30-11 01:06 PM   #13 
  - "There is no spoon" (pendulum ).  Cyrano   Aug-30-11 02:59 PM   #46 
  - We need a congress full of Graysons, Frankens and Sanders..nt  and-justice-for-all   Aug-30-11 01:07 PM   #14 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-30-11 01:11 PM   #15 
  - We had all the momentum; we were riding the crest of a high and beautiful wave. . . .  rocknrollgangster   Aug-30-11 01:15 PM   #16 
  - "All politics is local." Tip O'Neill  Tierra_y_Libertad   Aug-30-11 01:15 PM   #17 
  - Yes, Obama will probably win and even though it is the same o same o  Kalidurga   Aug-30-11 01:33 PM   #25 
  - We may have to lose the Empire first. Becoming a normal country instead of  LeftinOH   Aug-30-11 01:18 PM   #19 
  - The Right has spent the past 40 years developing an intellectual infrastructure,  QC   Aug-30-11 01:19 PM   #20 
  - Boy, isn't that the truth.  OnionPatch   Aug-30-11 06:09 PM   #59 
  - I can't listen to the MSM anymore, I am trying too  madlefty   Aug-31-11 06:35 AM   #107 
  - I call it a propaganda infrastructure  newspeak   Aug-31-11 10:39 AM   #142 
     - Economic theories that used to be the fringe are now mainstream  QC   Aug-31-11 11:33 AM   #150 
  - It starts with the pardon of Nixon  Angry Dragon   Aug-30-11 01:22 PM   #21 
  - It started with hypocritical slave owners complaining they wanted their liberty.  provis99   Aug-30-11 03:22 PM   #47 
  - Did you watch that video post a few days ago?  dotymed   Aug-31-11 09:30 AM   #128 
     - well said. btw, do you have a link for that video?  bbgrunt   Aug-31-11 10:17 AM   #138 
     - No but you should be able to find it on DU. It was posted less  dotymed   Sep-01-11 07:38 AM   #164 
     - Here is the link  dotymed   Sep-01-11 09:19 AM   #165 
        - thanks a lot!  bbgrunt   Sep-01-11 11:25 AM   #166 
  - Done, ruined, fucked.  TacticalPeek   Aug-30-11 01:23 PM   #22 
  - The Righties are planning 50 year reign in power. If you want  OHdem10   Aug-30-11 01:27 PM   #23 
  - It started with reagan and has culminated  Jakes Progress   Aug-30-11 01:29 PM   #24 
  - ......wisconsin.....  madrchsod   Aug-30-11 01:48 PM   #28 
  - Well most people will know what I say about it  socialist_n_TN   Aug-30-11 01:48 PM   #29 
  - They don't own me any more than a sick monkey "owns" the Ebola virus  saras   Aug-30-11 01:49 PM   #30 
  - good analogy  marions ghost   Aug-30-11 02:20 PM   #38 
  - We've been losing, and losing big, for 30 years.  dtexdem   Aug-30-11 02:13 PM   #34 
  - We've lost  Carolina   Aug-30-11 02:19 PM   #37 
  - Nothing that a war in Libya, a little "austerity", and "free trade" with Korea won't fix up!  Romulox   Aug-30-11 02:22 PM   #40 
  - Plus, don't look back.  EFerrari   Aug-30-11 04:31 PM   #53 
  - When the Working Class...  bvar22   Aug-30-11 02:56 PM   #44 
  - The election of Reagan really marked the emergence of three ideas  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-30-11 02:57 PM   #45 
  - "Entrepreneurs " were the new heroes.  hay rick   Aug-30-11 06:33 PM   #61 
  - Yes. 'We' meaning ALL of us, left/right, conservative/progressive, rich/poor, atheist/deist,  wiggs   Aug-30-11 03:55 PM   #50 
  - naw  spanone   Aug-30-11 04:32 PM   #54 
  - K&R  amborin   Aug-30-11 04:47 PM   #55 
  - Nope. We.Are.Dead.  cliffordu   Aug-30-11 04:50 PM   #56 
  - I agree 100%. The only good news is, since we are "already dead" there is hope.  RagAss   Aug-30-11 05:45 PM   #58 
  - When the duff stop being afraid of blood, they that rule are fucked.  cliffordu   Aug-30-11 08:35 PM   #68 
  - We now live in a 100% "corporate state"  Jim_Shorts   Aug-31-11 01:03 PM   #155 
  - The reaon  RegieRocker   Aug-30-11 06:19 PM   #60 
  - Identifying the problem is pretty easy. Coming up with a solution...  Shagbark Hickory   Aug-30-11 06:40 PM   #63 
  - We have White House, Senate, and until recently House.  Zax2me   Aug-30-11 08:36 PM   #69 
  - we are being handed defeat  ldf   Aug-30-11 09:46 PM   #70 
  - It depends what you mean by "we"  liberation   Aug-31-11 12:07 AM   #72 
  - If you mean "we the people," no we never had them. Almost all politicians have been bought,  totodeinhere   Aug-31-11 11:33 AM   #149 
  - democrats are happily following in the slipstream of the right wing shock troops....  scentopine   Aug-31-11 12:32 AM   #75 
  - so true and you say it so well!  bbgrunt   Aug-31-11 10:25 AM   #140 
  - Thank you! -nt  scentopine   Aug-31-11 08:18 PM   #161 
  - Another very excellent description  chill_wind   Aug-31-11 11:18 AM   #144 
     - Thank you -nt  scentopine   Aug-31-11 08:19 PM   #162 
  - I certainly disagree about liberals "losing" or playing defense.  PBass   Aug-31-11 12:36 AM   #76 
  - Please don't confuse  kimsarah   Aug-31-11 12:45 AM   #77 
  - Actually, please DO confuse progressives, liberals and Democrats.  PBass   Aug-31-11 12:48 AM   #78 
  - Starting tomorrow....  democrank   Aug-31-11 12:59 AM   #79 
  - This should be a separate post.  Le Taz Hot   Aug-31-11 05:54 AM   #104 
  - Excellent assessment of reality.  chill_wind   Aug-31-11 07:47 AM   #116 
  - And, in order to thwart another R/Wer for President,  dotymed   Aug-31-11 10:00 AM   #134 
  - Bravo!  Hell Hath No Fury   Aug-31-11 11:19 AM   #145 
  - Reply #44 is worth a reread.  democrank   Aug-31-11 01:02 AM   #80 
  - We wanted to fight back, but the ruling class bought off our team.  begin_within   Aug-31-11 01:04 AM   #81 
  - Oh god I feel the same way...  WCGreen   Aug-31-11 01:06 AM   #82 
  - K&R  pam4water   Aug-31-11 01:30 AM   #83 
  - we could have done MUCH BETTER than this  Skittles   Aug-31-11 01:34 AM   #84 
  - Simply stated...  Hubert Flottz   Aug-31-11 01:47 AM   #85 
  - we will all be Tucker Barnes  Skittles   Aug-31-11 04:15 AM   #95 
     - LOLOLOLOLOLOL  Hubert Flottz   Aug-31-11 07:44 AM   #115 
  - cynicism toward government that predated Reagan laid the groundwork for the defeat  andym   Aug-31-11 02:21 AM   #86 
  - Global Warming will end their reign ... but it will also end our species!! Capitalism is suicidal.!  defendandprotect   Aug-31-11 02:35 AM   #87 
  - Ask disastered pugs who have no homes that Cantor does see fit to help out by funding FEMA who they  lonestarnot   Aug-31-11 03:46 AM   #94 
  - We are losing, the whole world is losing because of our  ThomThom   Aug-31-11 05:34 AM   #100 
  - Yes, I Agree, and I Notice that Some Don't Think So  Demeter   Aug-31-11 05:36 AM   #101 
  - Beyond losing. We would have to make up a word.  Safetykitten   Aug-31-11 05:39 AM   #102 
  - Totally agree  AnnieK401   Aug-31-11 05:50 AM   #103 
  - same as it ever was-- the elites, the Powers that Be, the Puppet Masters, keep us in line  spooked911   Aug-31-11 05:55 AM   #105 
  - Losing big?  dothemath   Aug-31-11 06:10 AM   #106 
  - this cuts to the  Marblehead   Aug-31-11 06:48 AM   #108 
  - Here's part of the deal, and it's not pretty...  rasputin1952   Aug-31-11 06:52 AM   #109 
  - Great post.  JTFrog   Aug-31-11 09:02 AM   #124 
  - I've never met a single issue voter. Who are they?  Bluenorthwest   Aug-31-11 10:13 AM   #137 
  - Just read DU, single issue voters are all over the place...  rasputin1952   Aug-31-11 03:15 PM   #160 
  - Here's who stayed home. And it wasn't DU boomers and middle-aged hippy liberals  chill_wind   Aug-31-11 12:54 PM   #154 
  - This is because we vote and support Corporate Democrats who are no better than  Chimichurri   Aug-31-11 07:32 AM   #110 
  - Yep.  NorthCarolina   Aug-31-11 08:08 AM   #119 
  - Until Citizens United is overturned, our voice in modern politics has effectively been muted. nt  Javaman   Aug-31-11 07:37 AM   #112 
  - "...infested the oval office..." I love it!  savannah43   Aug-31-11 07:38 AM   #113 
  - One chunk of the population drinks the republican kool aid.  Bosso 63   Aug-31-11 09:15 AM   #126 
  - We are not losing it...  hue   Aug-31-11 09:24 AM   #127 
  - I agree with you, Cyrano. But I haven't lost hope. Feeling discouraged though,  bertman   Aug-31-11 09:37 AM   #129 
  - Correct  salinen   Aug-31-11 09:51 AM   #130 
  - We aren't losing..  Obama2012_4Peace   Aug-31-11 09:58 AM   #132 
  - One of my great awakenings was seeing the  bbgrunt   Aug-31-11 09:59 AM   #133 
  - I was having a conversation with a union guy who despised his union, loves Ron Paul  Chimichurri   Aug-31-11 10:07 AM   #135 
     - this is a result of the endless brainwashing of Rush Limbaugh  Tumbulu   Aug-31-11 10:29 AM   #141 
  - I see this as a monkey with it's hand in a coconut.  Gregorian   Aug-31-11 12:33 PM   #152 
  - When i get discouraged i think of the people in  Zoigal   Aug-31-11 01:04 PM   #157 
 

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