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hifiguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-09-11 05:44 PM
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34. Yes, sir, there are, and they are called
in the words of the late, great Paul Wellstone, "the Democratic wing of the Democratic Party." Put that in your pipe and smoke it.
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  -"there are some in my party" G_j  Sep-09-11 01:45 PM   #0 
  - Did we lose a fucking war or something?  dawg   Sep-09-11 02:00 PM   #1 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Sep-09-11 02:03 PM   #2 
  - Yep. God forbid we should  muffin1   Sep-09-11 04:47 PM   #22 
  - Bull's eye!  hifiguy   Sep-09-11 04:49 PM   #24 
  - Nope, they're all still there, all 3 of them, unfortunately. nt  Zorra   Sep-09-11 10:07 PM   #58 
  - ''while protecting current beneficiaries'' is what Bush said about privatizing Social Security  yurbud   Sep-09-11 02:20 PM   #3 
  - Doublespeak. Making Medicare less vital to the average American is weakening it.  closeupready   Sep-09-11 02:22 PM   #4 
  - He's wrong. As one of the 'some in my party' he's talking about,  sabrina 1   Sep-09-11 02:26 PM   #5 
  - that is a very important point  Claudia Jones   Sep-09-11 04:37 PM   #20 
  - TOTALLY agree. nt  Raine   Sep-09-11 06:03 PM   #35 
  - Programs are highly successful .... It's Obama that sucks -- !!! Let's do something about that!!  defendandprotect   Sep-09-11 07:26 PM   #49 
  - right on  G_j   Sep-10-11 10:16 AM   #76 
  - What can we do about this problem?  kentuck   Sep-09-11 03:16 PM   #6 
  - When we cut care, the aging problem will solve itself.  Bake   Sep-09-11 03:23 PM   #7 
  - +1  GreenPartyVoter   Sep-10-11 10:24 AM   #78 
  - Maybe we should look at why our healthcare costs have been rising so much more than others'?  kenny blankenship   Sep-09-11 04:55 PM   #25 
  - Get rid of the profit-making Middle Men who eat up  sabrina 1   Sep-09-11 05:34 PM   #30 
  - During the reform debate, Obama advocated for the middle men  Bluenorthwest   Sep-09-11 06:15 PM   #36 
  - Object to BS ... for one!!!!  defendandprotect   Sep-09-11 07:23 PM   #48 
  - Raise the minimum wage?  Capitalocracy   Sep-10-11 01:19 AM   #66 
  - He should have said.....  FrenchieCat   Sep-09-11 03:23 PM   #8 
  - If only he would talk that way about Republicans. But dream on.  sabrina 1   Sep-09-11 08:36 PM   #55 
  - Thanks for yet more proof that this isn't a Christian nation  Creideiki   Sep-10-11 03:41 AM   #70 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-09-11 03:26 PM   #9 
  - No code portraying anything  kctim   Sep-09-11 03:28 PM   #10 
  - we've taken word parsing and perceived slights to a whole new level here at DU...  dionysus   Sep-09-11 03:29 PM   #11 
  - heres what i think of people calling real concerns perceived slights  Enrique   Sep-09-11 03:31 PM   #12 
  - maybe you should grab a ginger ale or something.  dionysus   Sep-09-11 03:33 PM   #13 
     - funny1!!!!!!  Enrique   Sep-09-11 03:34 PM   #14 
     - Maybe throw some Alkaseltzer in it too. I told him not to roll around so much  DevonRex   Sep-09-11 05:39 PM   #31 
     - LOL!!!  Number23   Sep-09-11 06:29 PM   #40 
  - +1  JoePhilly   Sep-10-11 10:15 AM   #74 
  - Code??? Good grief.  madamesilverspurs   Sep-09-11 03:35 PM   # 
  - You're right it's not code. it's outright disdain.  Bluebear   Sep-09-11 03:41 PM   #16 
  - + 1 --- and especially coming after some of the other disdain we've heard from White House/Rahm..!!  defendandprotect   Sep-09-11 07:27 PM   #50 
  - This post really illustrates just how thin skinned they are.  Solomon   Sep-09-11 05:43 PM   #33 
     - thanks. n/t.  okieinpain   Sep-10-11 01:17 AM   #65 
     - as I said,  G_j   Sep-10-11 10:44 AM   #80 
  - You wanna save some money on health care costs?  gratuitous   Sep-09-11 03:35 PM   #15 
  - Good plan, but doomed to fail because the TeaRoarists in Congress will say  Amonester   Sep-10-11 03:48 AM   #71 
  - Let's just look at it backwards:  Hydra   Sep-09-11 03:48 PM   #17 
  - Wow. Do you realize what you just did!  Solomon   Sep-09-11 06:20 PM   #39 
  - I just inverted it, the way I always did with Bush  Hydra   Sep-09-11 06:48 PM   #46 
     - so we can just go around and turn what every body  Solomon   Sep-09-11 10:01 PM   #57 
  - K/R for your post --- !!  defendandprotect   Sep-09-11 07:21 PM   #47 
  - Nailed it!  GreenPartyVoter   Sep-10-11 10:25 AM   #79 
  - He does not agree with the progressives  treestar   Sep-09-11 04:30 PM   #18 
  - thank you  Claudia Jones   Sep-09-11 04:42 PM   #21 
  - I believe that one  billh58   Sep-09-11 06:19 PM   #37 
     - true  Claudia Jones   Sep-09-11 06:20 PM   #38 
  - He's also entitled to be terribly, terribly wrong. Over and over.  JackDragna   Sep-09-11 05:04 PM   #27 
  - Mmm..but he (and you) will certainly take our votes.  muffin1   Sep-09-11 05:22 PM   #29 
  - If a Dem kills SSI, then we are fucked for decades.  Rex   Sep-09-11 04:33 PM   #19 
  - Do you see any Democrats standing up against this ... ??? We have Koch/DLC party now--!!!  defendandprotect   Sep-09-11 07:30 PM   #51 
  - A friend, who is NOT a political junkie, told me yesterday  zalinda   Sep-10-11 11:22 AM   #82 
  - K&R.  William769   Sep-09-11 04:48 PM   #23 
  - No he DOESN'T UNDERSTAND AT ALL! He doesn't care either.  SammyWinstonJack   Sep-09-11 05:03 PM   #26 
  - If we want to dislodge Koch/DLC-Third Way Dem Party ... we need to start now !!!  defendandprotect   Sep-09-11 07:35 PM   #53 
  - Nope. All you've got to do is two things:  Bake   Sep-09-11 05:07 PM   #28 
  - Do you think he was talking about us?  Bucky   Sep-09-11 05:41 PM   #32 
  - Yes, sir, there are, and they are called  hifiguy   Sep-09-11 05:44 PM   #34 
  - .  fascisthunter   Sep-09-11 06:30 PM   #41 
  - +  Bluebear   Sep-09-11 06:36 PM   #43 
  - and some are neo-liberal trojan horses in the dem party  fascisthunter   Sep-09-11 06:31 PM   #42 
  - +1 -- Still many who want to avoid the reality of Koch/DLC Dems -- Corporate Obama ... !!!  defendandprotect   Sep-09-11 07:33 PM   #52 
  - It's sad, because whether your are well off or not, the end game is gonna hurt.  fascisthunter   Sep-09-11 08:40 PM   #56 
     - Truth can be frightening ... and this won't stop with Social Security and Medicare ....  defendandprotect   Sep-10-11 12:35 AM   #62 
  - 'Some in my party' don't know they're being played.  tblue   Sep-10-11 02:33 AM   #68 
  - Neo-liberal horse shit. Nt  xchrom   Sep-09-11 06:37 PM   #44 
  - There are" some in my party" who would blow FDR/New Deal/Social Security/Medicare to the winds -!!  defendandprotect   Sep-09-11 06:38 PM   #45 
  - Extend it down to a healthier population and give our heathcare corporate  mmonk   Sep-09-11 07:37 PM   #54 
  - Wouldn't that be a reform?  JoePhilly   Sep-10-11 10:16 AM   #75 
     - Reform in political doublespeak of the Republicans and their twins in the  mmonk   Sep-10-11 07:51 PM   #84 
  - Everything he said after the word 'but' only affirms that I've made the correct choice  Occulus   Sep-09-11 10:11 PM   #59 
  - There are some in your party who don't want GODDAMNED FUCKING CUTS!!  eridani   Sep-10-11 12:15 AM   #60 
  - More than some.  chill_wind   Sep-10-11 10:53 AM   #81 
  - "There are some in my party"  dflprincess   Sep-10-11 12:19 AM   #61 
  - ironic, isn't it?  Claudia Jones   Sep-10-11 12:53 AM   #63 
  - "there are some in my party"... news flash, Barack:  Capitalocracy   Sep-10-11 12:59 AM   #64 
  - There are some who will primary this president! rungaryhart.com  Hart2008   Sep-10-11 01:51 AM   #67 
  - Did you see the standing ovation this line got? Disturbing.  mattclearing   Sep-10-11 02:50 AM   #69 
  - There are LOTS of Democrats AND Republicans that don't want cuts in SS/Medicare  stillwaiting   Sep-10-11 07:20 AM   #72 
  - Yes, like 71% of Democrats. And a majority of Americans, period.  chill_wind   Sep-10-11 10:20 AM   #77 
  - Just "Some", huh? Well, he's going to have to do it without anything that can be called cuts  chill_wind   Sep-10-11 10:13 AM   #73 
  - He can't even use the D word in reference to himself, can he?  Maven   Sep-10-11 11:43 AM   #83 
 

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