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Jakes Progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-05-11 07:06 PM
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136. Please save the text of this post. Use it
every time the lame argument about how poor Obama didn't have FDR's majority comes up. Every time the "group" conveniently forgets history.

Fact is we got scammed.
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  -Bill Moyers: "President Obama has conceded ground to Wall Street while expousing populist rhetoric" Better Believe It  Nov-04-11 11:12 AM   #0 
  - Yep. Just telling it like it is.  aquamarina   Nov-04-11 11:13 AM   #1 
  - Yes he has.  Autumn   Nov-04-11 11:20 AM   #2 
  - Yep, that's exactly what he has done  ixion   Nov-04-11 11:24 AM   #3 
  - Even Tony Soprano had enough smarts not to destroy his customer base.  Divernan   Nov-04-11 11:43 AM   #4 
  - Wall Street and corporate America is President Obama's base.  Better Believe It   Nov-04-11 11:55 AM   #5 
     - Agreed. I was referring to the customer base which "Big" interests are destroying  Divernan   Nov-04-11 02:20 PM   #25 
  - I get sick of bashers leaving out congress as if it doesn't exist. If we had a 83% congress like FDR  uponit7771   Nov-04-11 12:41 PM   #6 
  - Under the bus with Bill Moyers! Just another Obama bashing "professional leftist" speaking out.  Better Believe It   Nov-04-11 12:48 PM   #8 
  - Et Tu, Bill Moyers ?  bvar22   Nov-04-11 07:55 PM   #33 
  - Delete.  proverbialwisdom   Nov-05-11 11:08 AM   #107 
  - Moyers didn't get his pony and could he be any more racist?  leeroysphitz   Nov-05-11 07:46 AM   #70 
  - If only Congress hadn't forced him to appoint Geithner and Summers.  girl gone mad   Nov-04-11 02:12 PM   #22 
  - Or forced him to pick Bill Daley (former JP Morgan Chase bankster) to be his chief of staff  Cali_Democrat   Nov-04-11 11:37 PM   #48 
  - LOL. Yep, can't blame Congress for that one.  mmonk   Nov-05-11 06:26 AM   #61 
  - The HEAVILY DEM Congress at the time  Doctor_J   Nov-05-11 07:57 AM   #73 
  - Let's not forget the fact that FDR had to deal  Duct Tape   Nov-04-11 10:23 PM   #41 
  - Obama had a majority in both houses when he was elected  sabrina 1   Nov-04-11 11:46 PM   #49 
  - Excellent post Sabrina1  pmorlan1   Nov-05-11 06:25 AM   #60 
  - In some ways I understand them, because not so long ago  sabrina 1   Nov-05-11 09:20 PM   #138 
  - You are on-point with every paragraph of your post, Sabrina...  truth2power   Nov-05-11 09:45 AM   #90 
  - Thank you, excellent post, I just wish it had not taken us so long  sabrina 1   Nov-05-11 09:14 PM   #137 
     - Regarding the current system, Gote Vidal, known for his acerbic wit, once said  truth2power   Nov-06-11 07:11 AM   #140 
  - I wish I could rec this post. Well said. eom.  Hotler   Nov-05-11 10:56 AM   #102 
  - I can never forgive him for misrepresenting himself as a progressive.  Peregrine Took   Nov-05-11 11:15 AM   #112 
  - I believed him at the time he claimed to reject the DLC.  bvar22   Nov-05-11 04:04 PM   #128 
  - His biggest sin is wasting the best chance for a progressive advance.  Jakes Progress   Nov-05-11 01:00 PM   #117 
  - I agree. The Epitaph for the Obama Administration will be...  bvar22   Nov-05-11 02:09 PM   #124 
  - Excellent post,  woo me with science   Nov-05-11 01:54 PM   #123 
  - Excellent critique.  DeSwiss   Nov-05-11 02:38 PM   #126 
  - Please save the text of this post. Use it  Jakes Progress   Nov-05-11 07:06 PM   #136 
  - I get sick of people saying anyone who criticizes Obama HATES him.  cui bono   Nov-05-11 02:28 AM   #52 
  - Its a planned strategy that is so obvious. "Defend Obama" phrase of the week.  Peregrine Took   Nov-05-11 11:17 AM   #115 
  - DU Dictionary: "Obama Basher" - 1. a person with critical thinking skills  Pooka Fey   Nov-05-11 06:32 AM   #62 
  - +1000 exactly! n/t  Donnachaidh   Nov-05-11 09:40 AM   #89 
  - Yup  Puglover   Nov-05-11 07:39 AM   #68 
  - How did the congress force the Obama Admin to try to undercut state AGs and protect the banks?  GOTV   Nov-05-11 07:43 AM   #69 
  - Did you read the 2nd line of the posted excerpt?  Doctor_J   Nov-05-11 07:56 AM   #72 
  - If, if, if...  chervilant   Nov-05-11 08:44 AM   #79 
  - Unrec...  SidDithers   Nov-04-11 12:42 PM   #7 
  - under the bus  G_j   Nov-04-11 12:51 PM   #9 
  - Countered with my rec. Moyers is absolutely right, and Obama's appointments & policies  tpsbmam   Nov-04-11 12:57 PM   #11 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-04-11 01:11 PM   #16 
  - Sorry. Moyers is unimpeachable. Youre not. n/t  DisgustipatedinCA   Nov-04-11 01:01 PM   #12 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-04-11 08:16 PM   #34 
  - I couldn't agree more. Wish I said that!  BigBearJohn   Nov-04-11 11:24 PM   #45 
  - Who the what the where the when the why the what???  WilliamPitt   Nov-04-11 01:05 PM   #13 
  - Toronto Police shoot protester POINT BLANK!!...  SidDithers   Nov-04-11 01:11 PM   #15 
  - Is there a rationale for unreccing?  Admiral Loinpresser   Nov-04-11 01:14 PM   #18 
  - President Obama's primary function since taking office  Enthusiast   Nov-05-11 05:22 AM   #57 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-05-11 09:38 AM   #87 
     - exactly..and Bill Moyers is a national treasure..has been intelligently  xiamiam   Nov-05-11 11:04 AM   #104 
  - Hey, it's Sid  radiclib   Nov-05-11 04:31 PM   #133 
     - And,  chervilant   Nov-06-11 09:03 PM   #141 
  - Just what do you believe in?  Jakes Progress   Nov-04-11 02:54 PM   #27 
  - Unrec?? Really???? LOL Truth hurts doesn't it? Big K&R for Truth. nt  NorthCarolina   Nov-04-11 08:47 PM   #37 
  - Trying to get the flies off of you.  Number23   Nov-04-11 11:19 PM   #43 
  - With shit like a predictable SD unrec, not likely. (n/t)  WorseBeforeBetter   Nov-04-11 11:24 PM   #46 
     - Is that supposed to be English or something new you're trying there?  Number23   Nov-04-11 11:30 PM   #47 
        - no... it was a smack down of you... and it was deserved.  fascisthunter   Nov-05-11 09:17 AM   #86 
           - LOL Obviously you couldn't understand it either  Number23   Nov-05-11 04:06 PM   #129 
              - nope... haha  fascisthunter   Nov-05-11 06:30 PM   #135 
  - automatic unrec for Bill Moyers?  Enrique   Nov-05-11 06:55 AM   #65 
  - Bill Moyers has been working for Nader and Norquist ALL ALONG!!!  bvar22   Nov-05-11 09:04 AM   #84 
  - Pretty much tells you all you need to know doesn't it? nt  Puglover   Nov-05-11 10:02 AM   #91 
  - Rec  RetroLounge   Nov-05-11 10:34 AM   #92 
  - What will you do when DU drops unrec?  whatchamacallit   Nov-05-11 04:20 PM   #132 
  - But..but..Obama is just a delicate flower and the presidency has no power.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Nov-04-11 12:57 PM   #10 
  - Unless something good happens.  JoeyT   Nov-04-11 02:19 PM   #23 
     - +1  Pooka Fey   Nov-05-11 06:24 AM   #59 
     - THEN it's *historic!!!!!!!!!* n/t  Donnachaidh   Nov-05-11 09:39 AM   #88 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-04-11 01:09 PM   #14 
  - Every single time  Autumn   Nov-04-11 08:44 PM   #36 
  - K&R  Carolina   Nov-04-11 01:12 PM   #17 
  - K&R. n/t  TriMera   Nov-04-11 01:17 PM   #19 
  - As much as I like President Obama, he's too corporate  Blue Owl   Nov-04-11 02:02 PM   #20 
  - He's a likable guy.  Jakes Progress   Nov-05-11 12:58 PM   #116 
  - Yes, he can.  deaniac21   Nov-04-11 02:11 PM   #21 
  - This should be required reading for anyone interested in the historical origins of our  Uncle Joe   Nov-04-11 02:20 PM   #24 
  - I greatly respect and admire Bill Moyers  newspeak   Nov-05-11 01:40 PM   #121 
  - Didn't President Obama and the democrats control both houses  workinclasszero   Nov-04-11 02:49 PM   #26 
  - YEs, how do you think we got single payer  RetroLounge   Nov-05-11 10:37 AM   #93 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-04-11 02:57 PM   #28 
  - I don't expect Obama to win the MSM  ProSense   Nov-04-11 03:04 PM   #29 
  - Thanks. This thread (and seemingly others from this OP) seem to bring out the worst in people  Number23   Nov-04-11 11:22 PM   #44 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-05-11 11:10 AM   #109 
  - Exactly.  ProSense   Nov-05-11 11:16 AM   #113 
     - All you have to do is look at who is hooping and hollering in this thread  Number23   Nov-05-11 04:14 PM   #131 
  - Aw bless your heart!  Puglover   Nov-05-11 07:48 AM   #71 
  - Thanks  chervilant   Nov-05-11 08:56 AM   #80 
  - What if you add the 2008 donations?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Nov-05-11 08:03 AM   #74 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-05-11 10:39 AM   #94 
  - This chart doesn't show his 2008 contributions.  SharksBreath   Nov-05-11 11:08 AM   #108 
  - Romneys Estate Tax Cut Would Save The Koch Brothers Up To $8.7 Billion Each  ProSense   Nov-04-11 03:23 PM   #30 
  - So you admit that Obama is the problem?  U4ikLefty   Nov-05-11 02:56 AM   #53 
     - Yes,  ProSense   Nov-05-11 11:13 AM   #111 
        - "OBAMA 2012"  bvar22   Nov-05-11 03:54 PM   #127 
           - "REPUBLICANS 2012"  ProSense   Nov-05-11 04:12 PM   #130 
              - See post #116 ^^^  bvar22   Nov-05-11 04:40 PM   #134 
  - K & R  dreamnightwind   Nov-04-11 07:27 PM   #31 
  - Well, he wouldn't want to disappoint his buddy Jamie Dimon  nashville_brook   Nov-04-11 07:33 PM   #32 
  - Wonder how much McCain would have conceded.  gulliver   Nov-04-11 08:37 PM   #35 
  - Under the bus, Bill!  RetroLounge   Nov-05-11 10:40 AM   #95 
     - That's going too far  gulliver   Nov-05-11 10:48 AM   #99 
        - Ah, so critical thinking is bashing now?  RetroLounge   Nov-05-11 10:50 AM   #100 
           - Nope  gulliver   Nov-05-11 10:54 AM   #101 
              - Like I said up thread.  Puglover   Nov-05-11 11:01 AM   #103 
              - An appeal to authority then.  gulliver   Nov-05-11 11:05 AM   #105 
              - It's The Nation magazine  newspeak   Nov-05-11 01:53 PM   #122 
              - If you can't read the article, I can't help you...  RetroLounge   Nov-05-11 11:17 AM   #114 
                 - That rofl emoticon is so annoying!  gulliver   Nov-05-11 02:33 PM   #125 
                    - So you liked Moyers when he was against the other "team"?  U4ikLefty   Nov-05-11 09:21 PM   #139 
  - knr  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-04-11 09:07 PM   #38 
  - Hmph. I don't think Moyers will be getting a holiday card from the Obamas this year.  nilram   Nov-04-11 09:46 PM   #39 
  - Bwahahahaha!! n/t  chervilant   Nov-05-11 08:57 AM   #81 
  - Truth.  DirkGently   Nov-04-11 10:12 PM   #40 
  - K&R  midnight   Nov-04-11 10:23 PM   #42 
  - Strong K&R  woo me with science   Nov-04-11 11:47 PM   #50 
  - Like the smell of fresh baked bread......  DeSwiss   Nov-04-11 11:52 PM   #51 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Nov-05-11 03:36 AM   #54 
  - More Bill Moyers truth  democrank   Nov-05-11 04:02 AM   #55 
  - Kicked and recommended!  Enthusiast   Nov-05-11 05:16 AM   #56 
  - K&R  Pooka Fey   Nov-05-11 06:23 AM   #58 
  - this is obvious, but thanks, bill, for saying it out loud. nt  tomp   Nov-05-11 06:34 AM   #63 
  - Huge K & R  pmorlan1   Nov-05-11 06:36 AM   #64 
  - It's not about Obama. It's about the Lewis Powell memo.  thesquanderer   Nov-05-11 06:58 AM   #66 
  - Just because someone wrote a memo.....  sendero   Nov-05-11 08:13 AM   #76 
     - Not agreeing or disagreeing here  thesquanderer   Nov-05-11 08:59 AM   #82 
  - These are the reasons Democrats are saying there is no difference  INdemo   Nov-05-11 07:33 AM   #67 
  - Stand tall Moyers!  goforit   Nov-05-11 08:10 AM   #75 
  - K&R  Owl   Nov-05-11 08:24 AM   #77 
  - Thanks to Bill Moyers for speaking the truth  MissDeeds   Nov-05-11 08:41 AM   #78 
  - What? No Nader haters.  Hotler   Nov-05-11 09:01 AM   #83 
  - The core problem is allowing our politicians to accept big $$$$  janet118   Nov-05-11 09:16 AM   #85 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-05-11 10:41 AM   #96 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-05-11 10:42 AM   #97 
  - Truth.  emilyg   Nov-05-11 10:44 AM   #98 
  - HUGE REC!!! nt  bertman   Nov-05-11 11:06 AM   #106 
  - Thank you for posting. I've missed hearing from Bill Moyers. Glad he'll be back on PBS in January.  proverbialwisdom   Nov-05-11 11:11 AM   #110 
  - Do you have more information on his return?  Better Believe It   Nov-05-11 01:26 PM   #118 
  - If there were a Department of National Truth-Telling,  Blue_In_AK   Nov-05-11 01:29 PM   #119 
     - Heh heh, hell yeah. And I've been grateful for him all these years and I'm...  Poll_Blind   Nov-05-11 01:30 PM   #120 
 

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