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blindpig Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-21-11 07:01 AM
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32. So criticism from the left is actually 'bullshit right-wing defense ....


Gee, thanks for straightening me out on that.......

What delusional horse shit.
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  -The idea that "the system is rigged" or voting is pointless is a bullshit right-wing defense meme. TheWraith  Nov-21-11 01:12 AM   #0 
  - Many people disagree with you.  Bonobo   Nov-21-11 01:18 AM   #1 
  - That might be relevant if recs were a measure of rightness. They're not.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 01:23 AM   #3 
  - I totally AGREE with you!  SkyDaddy7   Nov-21-11 08:20 AM   #43 
  - +1. nt  MADem   Nov-21-11 09:42 AM   #60 
  - Think of recs/unrecs as voting.  GliderGuider   Nov-21-11 10:04 AM   #68 
  - And exactly what do those of you who disagree intend to do to solve the problem? Maybe a few more..  TreasonousBastard   Nov-21-11 02:16 AM   #10 
  - They don't think that makes any difference. They'll be crying when  MADem   Nov-21-11 02:58 AM   #24 
     - Actually I am already crying because Obama was a poor choice to represent me.  Bonobo   Nov-21-11 03:06 AM   #26 
        - So what you are telling me is that you think you have been wrong before.  MADem   Nov-21-11 09:32 AM   #56 
        - Represent YOU?  treestar   Nov-21-11 10:56 AM   #78 
  - That just means that they are incorrect.  BzaDem   Nov-21-11 08:32 AM   #44 
  - The problem in your logic is that we KNOW what we'll get.  woo me with science   Nov-21-11 01:22 AM   #2 
  - Actually, your statement has no logic.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 01:28 AM   #5 
  - "...plainly obvious to anyone with a grasp on reason..."  woo me with science   Nov-21-11 01:39 AM   #8 
  - We are not "silly"  Magoo48   Nov-21-11 07:33 AM   #37 
  - Yeppers, that's right.  cliffordu   Nov-21-11 02:27 AM   #14 
  - You don't remember the first year, do you? Too bad that...  TreasonousBastard   Nov-21-11 02:13 AM   #9 
  - +1. nt  MADem   Nov-21-11 02:59 AM   #25 
  - Go on then--vote for something different. You'll get President Romney and a Supreme  MADem   Nov-21-11 10:06 AM   #69 
  - We don't live "under" any one  treestar   Nov-21-11 10:57 AM   #79 
  - the perpetuation of the bush agenda 3 years after he left office is amazing ent it! nt  msongs   Nov-21-11 01:26 AM   #4 
  - The only thing that's amazing is your knee-jerk single-line wrongness. nt  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 01:29 AM   #6 
  - I'm thankful every day that Obama was elected instead of McCain / Palin  NBachers   Nov-21-11 01:38 AM   #7 
     - Well said, NBachers. n/t  GoCubsGo   Nov-21-11 07:07 AM   #34 
     - +1. nt  sufrommich   Nov-21-11 09:30 AM   #55 
  - Spell it out-- precisely what agenda would that be? Remember that...  TreasonousBastard   Nov-21-11 02:18 AM   #11 
     - Here is your answer:  woo me with science   Nov-21-11 02:50 AM   #18 
        - Lemme know just how this worldwide movement plans to...  TreasonousBastard   Nov-21-11 03:08 AM   #27 
           - And good thing we're not Egypt.  MADem   Nov-21-11 11:25 AM   #80 
  - Seems more like an excuse to give up.  TreasonousBastard   Nov-21-11 02:19 AM   #12 
  - That's naiive.  Quantess   Nov-21-11 02:26 AM   #13 
  - And so is speling (sic)  cliffordu   Nov-21-11 02:28 AM   #15 
  - Oh, okay. It's a French word anyway.  Quantess   Nov-21-11 02:41 AM   #16 
     - Heh  Owlet   Nov-21-11 05:15 AM   #29 
  - A vote for a Conservative Democrat is a vote for a Republican  inademv   Nov-21-11 02:53 AM   #20 
  - K&R  MilesColtrane   Nov-21-11 02:43 AM   #17 
  - You are correct. I can't believe how many people are falling for that BS. NT  MADem   Nov-21-11 02:50 AM   #19 
  - "If you want to believe something else, go ahead, but it won't be based on reality."  Marr   Nov-21-11 02:54 AM   #21 
  - All I need is one word to prove you wrong..  Fumesucker   Nov-21-11 02:54 AM   #22 
  - If you are implying that the system os not rigged, please prove it.  Devil_Fish   Nov-21-11 02:55 AM   #23 
  - voting can contribute to REAL change ONLY if you change the political discussion  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-21-11 05:05 AM   #28 
  - Well said. :) n/t  OneGrassRoot   Nov-21-11 06:48 AM   #30 
  - And "not voting" will effect no positive change until the system is altered.  Robb   Nov-21-11 08:02 AM   #39 
  - I certainly don't recommend "not voting" even if it means voting for the lesser reactionary  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-21-11 09:16 AM   #49 
     - You most certainly *are* doing just that.  Robb   Nov-21-11 09:20 AM   #50 
        - I always advise people to vote Democratic because the alternative is worse  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-21-11 09:23 AM   #52 
  - +1  Hell Hath No Fury   Nov-21-11 10:23 AM   #71 
  - The right wing's goal is to depress turn out.  JoePhilly   Nov-21-11 06:55 AM   #31 
  - They're getting plenty of help from a few people here on DU who either don't get it or  MADem   Nov-21-11 09:47 AM   #63 
  - +1...nt  SidDithers   Nov-21-11 10:41 AM   #74 
  - I have no idea what happened--I only clicked once!  MADem   Nov-21-11 09:47 AM   #64 
  - Hopefully it will not happen again!  MADem   Nov-21-11 09:48 AM   #65 
  - Apologies for the multiple posts. nt  MADem   Nov-21-11 09:48 AM   #66 
  - So criticism from the left is actually 'bullshit right-wing defense ....  blindpig   Nov-21-11 07:01 AM   #32 
  - Saying there's no difference between Democrats and Republicans is delusional horseshit.  Robb   Nov-21-11 07:58 AM   #38 
     - Are both parties not firm supporters of capitalism?  blindpig   Nov-21-11 08:19 AM   #42 
        - Then vote third party. Or don't vote.  Robb   Nov-21-11 09:22 AM   #51 
        - What are you doing on a Democratic board? nt  sufrommich   Nov-21-11 09:53 AM   #67 
  - Good post...  SidDithers   Nov-21-11 07:03 AM   #33 
  - unrec  RUMMYisFROSTED   Nov-21-11 08:58 AM   #47 
     - Lol!  whatchamacallit   Nov-21-11 10:53 AM   #76 
  - Economically, there isn't.  HughBeaumont   Nov-21-11 07:08 AM   #35 
  - there is a difference  2pooped2pop   Nov-21-11 07:24 AM   #36 
  - I can asssure you the Democratic Party has changed and your generalization  mmonk   Nov-21-11 08:05 AM   #40 
  - Partially disagree, but I'm certainly never going to stop voting.  Zorra   Nov-21-11 08:08 AM   #41 
  - 30 years of conservatism and right wing democrats got us where we are today  datasuspect   Nov-21-11 08:33 AM   #45 
  - Democrats have produced a lot of financial and banking legislation that sucks.  Tatiana   Nov-21-11 08:35 AM   #46 
  - As is the idea that "both parties are the same".  baldguy   Nov-21-11 09:04 AM   #48 
  - The realization that has dawned on people is that the entire system is broken.  GliderGuider   Nov-21-11 09:25 AM   #53 
  - There seems to be an "all day ,every day" effort on DU  sufrommich   Nov-21-11 09:26 AM   #54 
  - Good idea. I've been banned from another site simply for defending the President  banned from Kos   Nov-21-11 09:34 AM   #57 
  - I assume your name is reflective of your circumstance.  MADem   Nov-21-11 09:45 AM   #61 
  - Yes, and what's funny is, some of 'em were the ones who were claiming that  MADem   Nov-21-11 09:41 AM   #58 
  - The RW will use any argument to keep you from voting  bhikkhu   Nov-21-11 09:41 AM   #59 
  - Obama started the very day of his inauguration alienating liberals..  Fumesucker   Nov-21-11 09:46 AM   #62 
     - So one homophobe spoke. Obama's actions since then on gay issues speak louder.  bhikkhu   Nov-21-11 10:19 AM   #70 
        - People respond strongly to symbols..  Fumesucker   Nov-21-11 10:30 AM   #72 
  - K&R  LoZoccolo   Nov-21-11 10:31 AM   #73 
  - Panic. It's What's For Dinner  whatchamacallit   Nov-21-11 10:48 AM   #75 
  - +1  treestar   Nov-21-11 10:55 AM   #77 

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