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Edweird Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-10-11 10:51 AM
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23. The republicans are winning because the Dems are doing their dirty work.
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  -Got a call last night from the Obama camp begging for donations. arbusto_baboso  Mar-10-11 10:36 AM   #0 
  - And he keeps reaching out to Republicans... now calling back the DNC support for WI.  Fearless   Mar-10-11 10:37 AM   #1 
  - As much as celebrate your defiance the caller had a good point. . .  wndycty   Mar-10-11 10:37 AM   #2 
  - And why don't you tell me just exactly how I'm doing that?  arbusto_baboso   Mar-10-11 10:38 AM   #3 
  - See my post..."100% Agree"  BlueDemKev   Mar-10-11 10:45 AM   #16 
  - If the policies enacted are the same, what's the difference...better the devil you know...  truebrit71   Mar-10-11 10:38 AM   #4 
  - 100% Agree  BlueDemKev   Mar-10-11 10:44 AM   #12 
     - Oh, you are so full of shit.  arbusto_baboso   Mar-10-11 10:52 AM   #25 
     - Response  BlueDemKev   Mar-10-11 11:07 AM   #38 
        - It's Obama's and the rest of the DLC's attitude  cui bono   Mar-11-11 10:49 AM   #91 
     - Evidence that progressives stayed home?  EFerrari   Mar-10-11 10:59 AM   #31 
     - Evidence  BlueDemKev   Mar-10-11 11:14 AM   #44 
     - That's not evidence, but your opinion. n/t  EFerrari   Mar-10-11 11:21 AM   #48 
        - Facts vs. Opinions  BlueDemKev   Mar-10-11 01:53 PM   #75 
           - Numbers don't lie, but can be spun wickedly  demwing   Mar-10-11 01:58 PM   #76 
           - Enthusiasm Drop from 2008?  BlueDemKev   Mar-10-11 08:40 PM   #84 
              - That's one possible answer -  demwing   Mar-10-11 11:37 PM   #87 
           - Your numbers don't speak to the issue and I don't need your "help".  EFerrari   Mar-10-11 02:05 PM   #78 
           - Progressives Voting in 2010  BlueDemKev   Mar-10-11 08:49 PM   #85 
              - as a percentage of the electorate, yes, turnout for progressives was about as high in 2010 as in 08  fishwax   Mar-11-11 11:55 AM   #99 
           - actually, you posted speculation  fishwax   Mar-11-11 11:36 AM   #98 
     - Oh EFerrari, don't you know?  Tesha   Mar-10-11 11:32 AM   #55 
        - Sure! That's why the BLUE DOG caucus bit it last election.  EFerrari   Mar-10-11 11:37 AM   #59 
           - I'm talking about WISCONSIN....  BlueDemKev   Mar-10-11 01:50 PM   #74 
     - AHA!!! THIS is the info I was looking for!  calimary   Mar-10-11 01:08 PM   #72 
     - The answer to "the minority should shut up" is  EFerrari   Mar-10-11 02:07 PM   #79 
        - EXCELLENT!!!!! Good God, I was flamed from all directions on Facebook today.  calimary   Mar-10-11 11:28 PM   #86 
           - Good for you, calimary. They don't deserve your attention. n/t  EFerrari   Mar-11-11 10:35 AM   #89 
           - And my FB page is more or less a CON-free zone.  calimary   Mar-11-11 08:06 PM   #106 
           - Another reason for me to keep off Facebook. I don't need that shit  cui bono   Mar-11-11 10:56 AM   #92 
              - No they're NOT my friends. One of them certainly isn't anymore because I unfriended them.  calimary   Mar-11-11 08:04 PM   #105 
     - moderates actually stayed away from the polls at the same (actually slightly higher) rate in WI  fishwax   Mar-11-11 11:30 AM   #97 
     - There are countless factors  BobbyBoring   Mar-11-11 02:29 PM   #103 
     - This tactic of blaming the people is utterly ridiculous and it  sabrina 1   Mar-11-11 12:11 PM   #100 
  - That is why the Republicans are winning.  tabatha   Mar-10-11 10:39 AM   #5 
  - Please explain HOW that is so.  arbusto_baboso   Mar-10-11 10:40 AM   #6 
  - It was sarcasm.  tabatha   Mar-10-11 10:43 AM   #10 
     - Tough to tell sometimes.  arbusto_baboso   Mar-10-11 10:45 AM   #14 
     - Not sarcasm...  jefferson_dem   Mar-10-11 10:46 AM   #19 
  - Bullshit.......the base stayed home because the leaders gave them no.....  yourout   Mar-10-11 10:44 AM   #11 
  - And what we have now is the end result....  Bobbie Jo   Mar-10-11 11:45 AM   #63 
     - The end result started in 2009 and never stopped n/t  AlabamaLibrul   Mar-11-11 08:12 PM   #108 
  - Republicans are winning because they fight to win.  William769   Mar-10-11 10:45 AM   #17 
     - Precisely. n/t  ljm2002   Mar-10-11 10:55 AM   #29 
     - Exactly.  EFerrari   Mar-10-11 11:18 AM   #47 
  - Notice how they use the Repub as the "problem" that only YOUR money can solve.  dixiegrrrrl   Mar-10-11 10:41 AM   #7 
  - Republicans have Koch Money and Crossroads GPS money  emulatorloo   Mar-10-11 12:08 PM   #67 
  - Yeah, kind of like how the Republicans use Terrorism. n/t  cui bono   Mar-11-11 10:58 AM   #93 
  - Good for you. You know they're getting lots of responses like yours  Divernan   Mar-10-11 10:43 AM   #8 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-10-11 10:43 AM   #9 
  - It's Like Extortion... "Well, if you don't vote for him blah blah blah"  fascisthunter   Mar-10-11 10:45 AM   #13 
  - I wonder how much money they think they can raise with that approach.  undeterred   Mar-11-11 08:10 PM   #107 
  - "camp"?  frazzled   Mar-10-11 10:45 AM   #15 
  - The Obama re-election campaign. Better?  arbusto_baboso   Mar-10-11 10:47 AM   #21 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-10-11 10:52 AM   #24 
     - I find that extremely difficult to believe  frazzled   Mar-10-11 11:15 AM   #46 
        - Lots of paid call centers are calling now.  Bluenorthwest   Mar-10-11 11:42 AM   #62 
  - That's really too bad.  jaxx   Mar-10-11 10:46 AM   #18 
  - All the Dems who will run in 2012 need to support traditional Democratic principles and values  Divernan   Mar-10-11 10:50 AM   #22 
  - That bug don't fly.  jaxx   Mar-10-11 10:53 AM   #26 
     - The right wing never talks about Wall Street. n/t  EFerrari   Mar-10-11 11:01 AM   #33 
     - Sure they do, they want no regulations etc etc etc.  jaxx   Mar-10-11 11:02 AM   #35 
        - They don't frame it as Wall Street but as big government.  EFerrari   Mar-10-11 11:08 AM   #39 
           - Ho hum.  jaxx   Mar-10-11 11:12 AM   #41 
              - Your debate skills and attention span are equally lacking  Divernan   Mar-10-11 11:15 AM   #45 
              - Is this a community project?  jaxx   Mar-10-11 11:23 AM   #49 
              - It's never "interesting" to find out that you're not even making sense. n/t  EFerrari   Mar-10-11 11:41 AM   #61 
                 - That's what I thought when I read the reply.  jaxx   Mar-10-11 11:49 AM   #65 
     - You're saying traditional Dem. values are right wing talking points?  Divernan   Mar-10-11 11:13 AM   #43 
        - Wasn't me who went off script.  jaxx   Mar-10-11 11:26 AM   #52 
           - My point is that Obama's policies do NOT reflect traditional Dem. values.  Divernan   Mar-10-11 11:32 AM   #54 
              - My point is that those named are not Obama's policies.  jaxx   Mar-10-11 11:34 AM   #57 
  - The people need to be supported by Democrats too. But that hasn't been happening when it comes  cui bono   Mar-11-11 11:02 AM   #94 
  - They will find plenty of support from Citizens United et al and none from me n/t  AlabamaLibrul   Mar-11-11 08:14 PM   #109 
  - I see it the same way  Turbineguy   Mar-10-11 10:46 AM   #20 
  - The republicans are winning because the Dems are doing their dirty work.  Edweird   Mar-10-11 10:51 AM   #23 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-10-11 10:55 AM   #27 
  - People that worry about how Repukes will respond to this and that  Rex   Mar-10-11 10:55 AM   #28 
  - Same Reply From Me! Told Them "O" Doesn't Have MY Back... NOR  ChiciB1   Mar-10-11 10:56 AM   #30 
  - The top of the chain already knows ... and doesn't care.  Myrina   Mar-10-11 11:00 AM   #32 
  - disruption not donations.  whattheidonot   Mar-10-11 11:01 AM   #34 
  - Extortion masquerading as politics.  JVS   Mar-10-11 11:02 AM   #36 
  - I just found out "Win the Future" is the title of a book written by Newt Gingrich. Obamas dead to me  Erose999   Mar-10-11 11:03 AM   #37 
  - To be fair that is a common fantasy and sci fi title  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-11 11:13 AM   #42 
  - Its actually a book about policy. Including education policy. He's got a "WTF" PAC too...  Erose999   Mar-10-11 11:25 AM   #50 
     - I know, and his policy possitions are full of fantasy  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-11 11:29 AM   #53 
  - Really?  jaxx   Mar-10-11 11:36 AM   #58 
  - There are plenty of state and local Democrats I do support. Thats the major reason I'm on DU, also  Erose999   Mar-10-11 02:33 PM   #81 
  - Because s/he believes in Democratic values and doesn't want to support someone who enacts Republican  cui bono   Mar-11-11 11:05 AM   #95 
  - So? There are lots of books with those words in the title.  emulatorloo   Mar-10-11 12:21 PM   #69 
  - He should be dunning the rich he gave the ponies with golden saddles to.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-10-11 11:12 AM   #40 
  - Why do you want Sarah to win?  NoTimeToulouse   Mar-10-11 11:26 AM   #51 
  - all they have left to sell is fear. hope has gone into the garbage  meow mix   Mar-10-11 11:33 AM   #56 
  - +1  cui bono   Mar-11-11 11:06 AM   #96 
  - OT - suggestion on donations  SOS   Mar-10-11 11:39 AM   #60 
  - caller was right  krawhitham   Mar-10-11 11:46 AM   #64 
  - Thought crimes don't vote. Voters do. n/t  EFerrari   Mar-10-11 01:05 PM   #71 
  - republican policies enacted by democrats is what gives republicans more power  frylock   Mar-10-11 03:47 PM   #83 
     - +1  cui bono   Mar-11-11 02:10 PM   #102 
  - Yes I got the call also. I asked the man to make sure he tells the leaders for Obama to borrow  southernyankeebelle   Mar-10-11 11:50 AM   #66 
  - Flamebait, and why did you abuse that worker? and call her names?  emulatorloo   Mar-10-11 12:15 PM   #68 
  - Why did you defame the poster? and lie about what they said?  cui bono   Mar-11-11 02:09 PM   #101 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-10-11 12:27 PM   #70 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-10-11 01:20 PM   #73 
  - Exactly my position  jimlup   Mar-10-11 01:58 PM   #77 
  - You should have demanded a refund for false advertising.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-10-11 02:08 PM   #80 
  - Imagine if every "product" were advertised that way  Lorien   Mar-10-11 03:42 PM   #82 
  - I would have said  Enthusiast   Mar-11-11 08:45 AM   #88 
  - I requested a refund of my 2008 donation quite some time ago.  cui bono   Mar-11-11 10:40 AM   #90 
  - +1000% -- but  defendandprotect   Mar-11-11 02:31 PM   #104 
 

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