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SDuderstadt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-11 02:34 PM
Response to Reply #48
56. Point to one...
Edited on Sun Feb-20-11 02:34 PM by SDuderstadt
take your time.

I have a hard time understanding what purists think conceding elections to the GOP strikes a blow for.
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  -It was the PARTY'S fault we lost in November...NOT those who didn't vote Ken Burch  Feb-20-11 01:59 PM   #0 
  - Bullshit, dude n/t  SDuderstadt   Feb-20-11 02:00 PM   #1 
  - The lesser of two evils rule??  Angry Dragon   Feb-20-11 02:14 PM   #21 
     - No, the practicality rule...  SDuderstadt   Feb-20-11 02:17 PM   #26 
     - Do you have the numbers to back that up??  Angry Dragon   Feb-20-11 02:26 PM   #42 
     - Yeah the lesser of two evils all right  white_wolf   Feb-20-11 02:17 PM   #28 
        - If you believe that the...  SDuderstadt   Feb-20-11 02:21 PM   #32 
           - It would probably be an impractical way, like ending wars, stopping torture, or taxing the rich.  JVS   Feb-20-11 02:24 PM   #37 
  - Yes bullshit  Drale   Feb-20-11 02:01 PM   #2 
  - A party has to EARN those votes  Ken Burch   Feb-20-11 02:04 PM   #3 
     - So, when they don't get precisely what they want...  SDuderstadt   Feb-20-11 02:07 PM   #9 
        - Political parties exist to serve and represent the people.  TheKentuckian   Feb-20-11 02:24 PM   #36 
           - You think the Democratic Party should...  SDuderstadt   Feb-20-11 02:26 PM   #41 
              - No, he thinks it should represent people better.  JVS   Feb-20-11 02:27 PM   #45 
  - Your efforts are admirable, Ken, but ears are closed.  bobbolink   Feb-20-11 02:04 PM   #4 
  - Nice to see you back Bobbolink  Horse with no Name   Feb-20-11 02:10 PM   #14 
     - Thank you. I am very sick and will keep relapsing. It doesn't matter, and I really don't care  bobbolink   Feb-20-11 02:11 PM   #15 
        - I care.  Horse with no Name   Feb-20-11 02:15 PM   #23 
  - It is both of their faults  bluestateguy   Feb-20-11 02:04 PM   #5 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-20-11 02:08 PM   #10 
  - The problem isn't 'messaging' - it's the RW policies. Warnings were rebuffed.  Edweird   Feb-20-11 02:10 PM   # 
  - I have always believed that failure to vote forfeits your right to complain  bluestateguy   Feb-20-11 02:16 PM   #24 
     - Well said n/t  SDuderstadt   Feb-20-11 02:18 PM   #30 
     - Yes, I see how well ignoring people's problems with RW policy has worked out.  Edweird   Feb-20-11 02:21 PM   # 
     - "It's funny how the r's are mocked for voting against their own best interest ...  CrispyQ   Feb-20-11 02:34 PM   #55 
        - No one is...  SDuderstadt   Feb-20-11 02:35 PM   #58 
     - So, you gonna slap everyone who complains and can't prove they voted to suit you?  bobbolink   Feb-20-11 02:25 PM   #39 
  - Yeah, we OWE you, don't we?  bobbolink   Feb-20-11 02:23 PM   #35 
  - K&R  leftstreet   Feb-20-11 02:05 PM   #6 
  - Right you are, Ken.  Edweird   Feb-20-11 02:06 PM   #7 
  - THEY WEREN'T PUUUUUUUUURE ENOUUUUUUGH  Arkana   Feb-20-11 02:06 PM   #8 
  - Not to mention that  Inuca   Feb-20-11 02:09 PM   #12 
  - Yeah, we STUPID people OWE you.  bobbolink   Feb-20-11 02:10 PM   #13 
     - OMG. Talk about your pots and kettles here. Damn. nt  Codeine   Feb-20-11 02:27 PM   #46 
     - I'm not trying to make friends. Who'd want to make friends with you people?  Arkana   Feb-20-11 02:38 PM   #63 
  - I agree.  Horse with no Name   Feb-20-11 02:09 PM   #11 
  - when elected democrats act like republicans, it suppresses the desire to vote for a democrat nt  msongs   Feb-20-11 02:11 PM   #16 
  - Beautifully put  somone   Feb-20-11 02:36 PM   #59 
     - How does conceding elections to...  SDuderstadt   Feb-20-11 02:37 PM   #62 
  - But going into midterms rudderless and without leadership was an ideal strategy!  JVS   Feb-20-11 02:12 PM   #17 
  - I guess it comes down to party vs principle  white_wolf   Feb-20-11 02:12 PM   #18 
  - Vote principles in the PRIMARIES, vote party in the GENERAL ELECTIONS.  JoePhilly   Feb-20-11 02:29 PM   #47 
     - Very well said...  SDuderstadt   Feb-20-11 02:31 PM   #51 
     - The willingness of the Forgive Anything squadron is killing us faster.  Lyric   Feb-20-11 02:41 PM   #67 
     - I'm so tired of this HORSESHIT LINE. Primaries my ass.  Lyric   Feb-20-11 02:36 PM   #60 
  - No, it was DIEBOLD.  deaniac21   Feb-20-11 02:12 PM   #19 
  - Obligatory naysayers aside, I believe you speak the truth.  ixion   Feb-20-11 02:14 PM   #20 
  - Yep. They squandered the opportunity of a lifetime.  somone   Feb-20-11 02:40 PM   #66 
  - Even worse is blaming VOTERS for the results  pinboy3niner   Feb-20-11 02:14 PM   #22 
  - It's The Non-Voters' Responsibility  Vogon_Glory   Feb-20-11 02:16 PM   #25 
  - +100  JoePhilly   Feb-20-11 02:31 PM   #49 
  - Ya know, maybe we were outyelled by the teabaggers and...  TreasonousBastard   Feb-20-11 02:17 PM   #27 
  - You got it Ken !  zalinda   Feb-20-11 02:25 PM   #38 
  - It is both of their faults. If a party doesn't inspire you to vote for them, their problem. If you  uppityperson   Feb-20-11 02:17 PM   #29 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Feb-20-11 02:21 PM   #31 
  - not this shit again  jpak   Feb-20-11 02:22 PM   #33 
  - The party casts not a single ballot.  Davis_X_Machina   Feb-20-11 02:22 PM   #34 
  - To those who disagree with the OP  Hello_Kitty   Feb-20-11 02:26 PM   #40 
  - How's it working out for you? Or for the country?  JoePhilly   Feb-20-11 02:42 PM   #68 
  - People remain incredibly determined to ignore  chill_wind   Feb-20-11 02:26 PM   #43 
  - I really wish they hadn't compromised so much on the stimulus  Hello_Kitty   Feb-20-11 02:31 PM   #50 
  - That might be the dumbest thing I have ever heard, even here on GD.  old mark   Feb-20-11 02:27 PM   #44 
  - "shut the fuck up and stop whining"  Hello_Kitty   Feb-20-11 02:32 PM   #52 
  - Your right, lets just shutup  white_wolf   Feb-20-11 02:34 PM   #54 
  - I agree with you Ken, but some here will never accept that the party is supposed to serve the people  Lyric   Feb-20-11 02:30 PM   #48 
  - But they can't serve anyone if they are not elected, huh?.....nt  old mark   Feb-20-11 02:32 PM   #53 
  - Point to one...  SDuderstadt   Feb-20-11 02:34 PM   #56 
     - Is purist the new pony, or the new leftbagger?  demmiblue   Feb-20-11 02:36 PM   #61 
        - No, you're just unrealistic purists.  Arkana   Feb-20-11 02:39 PM   #65 
           - What about the unrealistic centrists who expect people to vote for policies they hate?  JVS   Feb-20-11 02:42 PM   #69 
              - Sometimes I wonder if the centrists would be happy if the Left just left the party?  white_wolf   Feb-20-11 02:44 PM   #71 
  - See how we ended up with a rapture ready warmongering asshole president for 8 years?  NNN0LHI   Feb-20-11 02:35 PM   #57 
  - Here, listen to the song.  JVS   Feb-20-11 02:39 PM   #64 
  - +1000  G_j   Feb-20-11 02:44 PM   #70 
  - locking  maddezmom   Feb-20-11 02:44 PM   #72 

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