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TwilightGardener Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-11 06:32 PM
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50. I support a guy who's doing his damndest to keep the country from
Edited on Thu Sep-29-11 06:36 PM by TwilightGardener
totally coming apart at the seams, and to make things more fair and just than they were before. He is not a failure. He has achievements. He has halted our slide into the abyss, even if we're still hanging on the edge. And he didn't have much help--in fact, he achieved quite a bit despite the hindrance of economic terrorists in Congress, and 24/7 hate radio and TV, and unprecedented worldwide economic trouble. I have to laugh when people say they're "disappointed". What the hell do they think a Democratic President in this day and age can accomplish, beyond what Obama has done?
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  -I'm not thrilled with the President's first term, but who's going to primary him? Bake  Sep-29-11 02:39 PM   #0 
  - Nobody. You and I are in the same boat. n/t  COLGATE4   Sep-29-11 02:43 PM   #1 
  - Agreed.  AverageJoe90   Sep-29-11 02:46 PM   #2 
  - NO ONE !! STOP SUGGESTING IT! U a Dem? Support the President.  trueblue2007   Sep-29-11 02:46 PM   #3 
  - I will probably vote for him -- but I will hold my nose while doing it.  JDPriestly   Sep-29-11 04:02 PM   #36 
  - There are *many* Democrats, including myself, that would like to  SlimJimmy   Sep-29-11 04:03 PM   #37 
  - Stop suggesting it?  SomethingFishy   Sep-29-11 06:40 PM   #52 
  - If you are a democrat -- you support your conscience -- not 'lesser evils" ---  defendandprotect   Oct-01-11 10:49 AM   #81 
  - no one n/t  Enrique   Sep-29-11 02:48 PM   #4 
  - No one. The people who want another candidate need to say their goodbyes  MADem   Sep-29-11 02:49 PM   #5 
  - Sad to say, I don't think anyone viable wants to primary him. Soooo  Little Star   Sep-29-11 02:49 PM   #6 
  - Please stop the "no place else to go" thinking -- it's fear-based and not helpful ....  defendandprotect   Oct-01-11 10:52 AM   #82 
  - Russ Feingold, Alan Grayson, Bernie Sanders.  EOTE   Sep-29-11 02:50 PM   #7 
  - Feingold was weak last time he ran.  Bake   Sep-29-11 02:53 PM   #11 
  - I don't need any more than that.  EOTE   Sep-29-11 03:22 PM   #20 
     - I would love to have Bernie, Grayson or Feingold as President,  gateley   Sep-29-11 03:57 PM   #34 
  - In my dreams.  tblue   Sep-29-11 02:53 PM   # 
  - Russ is supporting Obama  Proud Liberal Dem   Sep-29-11 02:55 PM   #16 
  - I really don't care.  EOTE   Sep-29-11 03:23 PM   #21 
  - If nobody steps forward  Proud Liberal Dem   Sep-29-11 03:30 PM   #24 
     - It's near tautological to suggest that if no one steps up, a primary challenge won't occur.  EOTE   Sep-29-11 03:43 PM   #29 
     - We shall see  Proud Liberal Dem   Sep-30-11 08:37 AM   #54 
     - keep wishing. if anyone tries it'll be a larouchie type loon. there'll be no real primary.  dionysus   Sep-30-11 08:54 AM   #57 
     - 2010 was a groundswell -- and it shouldn't be ignored ---  defendandprotect   Oct-01-11 11:06 AM   #88 
  - And both Grayson and Sanders support Obama. It's one thing to crticize. It's altogether another  Liberal_Stalwart71   Sep-29-11 03:56 PM   #33 
  - We "sent a message" in 2010, and look how that turned  gateley   Sep-29-11 03:54 PM   #31 
  - Maybe we need to send a different message this time around?  EOTE   Sep-29-11 03:55 PM   #32 
     - Not going to take that chance. I'm not willing to shoot myself  gateley   Sep-29-11 03:58 PM   #35 
     - I wish I knew what these ways were.  EOTE   Sep-29-11 04:12 PM   #40 
        - I'm somewhat in agreement, feel as though it'll all have to  gateley   Sep-29-11 06:16 PM   #49 
     - Laughable  treestar   Sep-29-11 06:35 PM   #51 
     - because like our "friends across the aisle", some are so eager to "make obama pay" they'd literally  dionysus   Sep-30-11 08:57 AM   #59 
     - just come out and say you want Obama to lose to the republican already. geez.  dionysus   Sep-30-11 08:55 AM   #58 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-30-11 10:49 AM   #70 
  - russ won't even run for governor in his own state. he's done holding office for now.  dionysus   Sep-30-11 08:52 AM   #56 
  - How many Dems have we who aren't pre-bribed and pre-owned by corporations?  defendandprotect   Oct-01-11 10:54 AM   #83 
  - Ironically Kucinich is mentioned but he probably won't survive his own primary  banned from Kos   Sep-29-11 02:51 PM   #8 
  - Kooch did so well last time, right?  Bake   Sep-29-11 02:55 PM   #14 
  - Populists don't do well against cororate money machine -- !!!  defendandprotect   Oct-01-11 10:55 AM   #84 
  - Not a joke.  tblue   Sep-29-11 02:55 PM   #15 
     - Seriously. I'm all for a Hail Mary.  EOTE   Sep-29-11 03:31 PM   #25 
     - "Things certainly can't get much worse." give us a teabagger for president and you'll quickly learn  dionysus   Sep-30-11 09:01 AM   #61 
     - If that's the case, then it needs to get worse before it gets better.  EOTE   Sep-30-11 10:26 AM   #66 
        - the classic nader style argument. give republicans full control and let em burn the country down.  dionysus   Sep-30-11 10:42 AM   #68 
           - A democrat seems to be doing a pretty damn good job of letting the country burn.  EOTE   Sep-30-11 10:47 AM   #69 
              - dupe  dionysus   Sep-30-11 10:50 AM   #71 
              - then you better get to work helping the republicans win next year.  dionysus   Sep-30-11 10:51 AM   #72 
              - +1000% ---  defendandprotect   Oct-01-11 10:56 AM   #85 
     - What makes you think that anyone would be more sucessful....  olegramps   Sep-30-11 09:35 AM   #62 
        - What makes me think that anyone would be more successful?  EOTE   Sep-30-11 10:24 AM   #65 
           - And you think that Hillary would have done better?  olegramps   Oct-01-11 10:27 AM   #74 
     - do you realize if you replaced obama with kucinich right now, nothing would be different?  dionysus   Sep-30-11 09:00 AM   #60 
  - Kinda, sorta the way I feel.  Arkansas Granny   Sep-29-11 02:51 PM   #9 
  - I never thought I'd feel like this.  tblue   Sep-29-11 02:52 PM   #10 
  - Why is it sad -- If you're awake enough to understand the difference between principles  defendandprotect   Oct-01-11 11:01 AM   #87 
  - I still enthusiastically support President Obama  kctim   Sep-29-11 02:53 PM   #12 
  - Please tell us what it is you enthusiastically support.  tblue   Sep-29-11 02:54 PM   #13 
     - I support a guy who's doing his damndest to keep the country from  TwilightGardener   Sep-29-11 06:32 PM   #50 
        - +1  Proud Liberal Dem   Sep-30-11 08:49 AM   #55 
  - Oh, well....  Tierra_y_Libertad   Sep-29-11 02:57 PM   #17 
  - The break in reality.  kentuck   Sep-29-11 02:57 PM   #18 
  - Some people watch what he does on important issues  FiveGoodMen   Sep-29-11 03:23 PM   #22 
  - liberals and progressives have dreamed for soooo long of electing a real progressive to the White  Douglas Carpenter   Sep-29-11 03:40 PM   #28 
     - In any age but this one, I'd have expected better than what we got from a GOP president  FiveGoodMen   Sep-29-11 04:58 PM   #44 
  - Agreed. I vote for him again, but no longer will campaign or donate...  Rabblevox   Sep-29-11 02:58 PM   #19 
  - I'm with you. I will be donating to local and state candidates only. (nt)  SlimJimmy   Sep-29-11 04:05 PM   #38 
  - They're already absorbing part of that message -- which is why Obama is sounding a bit more left  defendandprotect   Oct-01-11 10:38 AM   #79 
  - yeah that pretty much sums up how a large number of Democrats including myself feel  Douglas Carpenter   Sep-29-11 03:24 PM   #23 
  - No one.  creon   Sep-29-11 03:35 PM   #26 
  - The ghost of perennial presidential candidate Harold Stassen  WI_DEM   Sep-29-11 03:38 PM   #27 
  - No matter who primaries him, that person could not WIN the  gateley   Sep-29-11 03:52 PM   #30 
  - Oh, I strongly, strongly disagree.  woo me with science   Sep-29-11 05:13 PM   #48 
  - I see the points you're making, but the majority of people  gateley   Sep-29-11 08:28 PM   #53 
  - ... and more and more Global Warming is becoming clearer and the betrayal of our Congress  defendandprotect   Oct-01-11 10:34 AM   #77 
  - Disagree --  defendandprotect   Oct-01-11 10:31 AM   #76 
  - So Obama's guaranteed to get your vote. Which means you've got nowehere else to go:  blkmusclmachine   Sep-29-11 04:09 PM   #39 
  - I will vote again for Obama.  JNinWB   Sep-29-11 04:24 PM   #41 
  - Lots of people are happy with him. Doesn't mean they're right.  EOTE   Sep-29-11 04:28 PM   #42 
  - Yeah, I'm feeling pretty defeated.  Bake   Sep-29-11 05:06 PM   #47 
     - That doesn't happen by accident -- purposeful planning to demoralize liberals ....  defendandprotect   Oct-01-11 10:35 AM   #78 
  - Mythical FDR's clone ... kind of like the GOP's plan to clone the Mythical Reagan ...  JoePhilly   Sep-29-11 04:31 PM   #43 
  - No one.  LoZoccolo   Sep-29-11 04:58 PM   #45 
  - Here's a look back at what you probably ignored or maybe never knew about  lunatica   Sep-29-11 05:05 PM   #46 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-30-11 09:46 AM   #63 
  - then you better get to work for the republicans then!  dionysus   Sep-30-11 10:52 AM   #73 
  - What you are ignoring or under informed about is the long LIST of right wing decisions by Obama ...  defendandprotect   Oct-01-11 10:43 AM   #80 
  - There's nothing to fear.  Le Taz Hot   Sep-30-11 09:51 AM   #64 
  - Better to try and get progressives in Congress!  dmosh42   Sep-30-11 10:29 AM   #67 
  - 74% of the publci want to completely dump the Congress -- 2010 did happen --  defendandprotect   Oct-01-11 10:59 AM   #86 
  - Sen. Bernie Sanders would be the best bet -- someone we can implicitly trust ...  defendandprotect   Oct-01-11 10:30 AM   #75 

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