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gateley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-06-11 12:32 AM
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9. It was a serious, sincere question. Thanks, though. nt
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  -So the Republicans will not let ANYTHING happen that will gateley  Sep-06-11 12:07 AM   #0 
  - get a president who will treat repukes like they are - RABID DOGS  Skittles   Sep-06-11 12:11 AM   #1 
  - Even if we had that President, what could he do when  gateley   Sep-06-11 12:31 AM   #8 
     - LOL  Skittles   Sep-06-11 01:20 AM   #22 
     - +1000 n/t  jaysunb   Sep-06-11 01:37 AM   #23 
  - Vote them back into total power to spite President Obama for his lack of "purity".  Liberal Veteran   Sep-06-11 12:11 AM   #2 
  - It was a serious, sincere question. Thanks, though. nt  gateley   Sep-06-11 12:32 AM   #9 
     - I was only being sardonic, not facetious.  Liberal Veteran   Sep-06-11 12:44 AM   #16 
        - Wouldn't that be nice! But even if we got the message out  gateley   Sep-06-11 12:50 AM   #19 
  - Make Sure That Their Every Move Against Jobs & The Economy........  global1   Sep-06-11 12:12 AM   #3 
  - I couldn't agree more on that point - we don't message well.  gateley   Sep-06-11 12:36 AM   #12 
  - I think ceasing to pretend they are well meaning people we happen to have disagreements with  TheKentuckian   Sep-06-11 12:14 AM   #4 
  - careful - someone will accuse you wanting "purity"  Skittles   Sep-06-11 12:23 AM   #5 
  - Really? Because that's the unstated premise of the purity trolling.  TheWraith   Sep-06-11 12:27 AM   #6 
  - omg  Skittles   Sep-06-11 12:28 AM   #7 
  - Bullshit.  RaleighNCDUer   Sep-06-11 12:34 AM   #10 
  - Either you believe they'll do the right thing, or you can't blame Obama for not doing what you want.  TheWraith   Sep-06-11 01:08 AM   #21 
  - Aaarrrrghhhhh! That's the THIRD time 'purity' has been  gateley   Sep-06-11 12:41 AM   #15 
  - No it isn't. I expect them to never do the right thing. In fact, I expect them to  TheKentuckian   Sep-07-11 05:27 PM   #39 
  - That's the second mention of "purity" in this thread --  gateley   Sep-06-11 12:40 AM   #14 
     - It's a term used to belittle anyone who believes that Dems should act like Dems.  gkhouston   Sep-06-11 02:05 AM   #27 
        - Thank you - I just didn't get it. nt  gateley   Sep-06-11 01:36 PM   #31 
  - +100% - BINGO!  mazzarro   Sep-06-11 12:36 AM   #11 
  - That MIGHT work, but it has to be done immediately and  gateley   Sep-06-11 12:46 AM   #17 
     - We can't do much of anything unless and until the Republicans  gkhouston   Sep-06-11 02:16 AM   #28 
        - Excellent - you're right, that would work. I don't know what  gateley   Sep-06-11 01:43 PM   #32 
           - He needs to lay it out better, and Tweety was right when he said  gkhouston   Sep-06-11 03:39 PM   #37 
  - And what would that accomplish when a vote in the House  gateley   Sep-06-11 12:39 AM   #13 
  - Are you under the impression that being kind and gentle accomplishes anything on the floor?  TheKentuckian   Sep-07-11 05:39 PM   #40 
  - +1000  Blue_Tires   Sep-06-11 02:02 PM   #35 
  - ummm, you're just realizing this now?  dennis4868   Sep-06-11 12:47 AM   #18 
  - Of course not - I haven't been in a coma for Pete's sake!  gateley   Sep-06-11 12:55 AM   #20 
     - I agree with everything you say...  dennis4868   Sep-06-11 09:58 AM   #30 
  - Organize, organize, organize. I wrote the AFL-CIO yesterday to  coalition_unwilling   Sep-06-11 01:42 AM   #24 
  - But that doesn't address the current, pressing problem we  gateley   Sep-06-11 01:56 AM   #25 
  - For the next 18 months, I agree that no useful legislation will emerge. This  coalition_unwilling   Sep-06-11 02:05 AM   #26 
     - I sure don't disagree with anything you say, and good point  gateley   Sep-06-11 01:48 PM   #33 
        - The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. I wish I had coined that  coalition_unwilling   Sep-06-11 02:40 PM   #36 
  - I wrote them a month ago saying the same thing.  rucky   Sep-07-11 05:42 PM   #41 
  - Propose actual solutions instead of watered down compromises. Then use the "no" votes to crush them  jeff47   Sep-06-11 07:38 AM   #29 
     - Our proposals haven't even seen the light of day. Boehner  gateley   Sep-06-11 01:53 PM   #34 
        - No, we don't have to vote on something.  jeff47   Sep-06-11 04:20 PM   #38 

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