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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-03-11 01:05 AM
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67. Yeah, that too
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  -I don't care what you think of President Obama. MineralMan  Apr-02-11 07:11 PM   #0 
  - I'm with you MineralMan!!!  BlancheSplanchnik   Apr-02-11 07:14 PM   #1 
  - Thank you very much! I appreciate that more than you know.  MineralMan   Apr-02-11 07:15 PM   #2 
  - absolutely!!!  BlancheSplanchnik   Apr-02-11 07:21 PM   #9 
     - It certainly should. It should be a clarion call to everyone  MineralMan   Apr-02-11 07:24 PM   #11 
        - goddammit, YES!  BlancheSplanchnik   Apr-02-11 07:27 PM   #17 
        - And don't people realize that this hatred of our president is being orchestrated by the rethugs in  Maraya1969   Apr-03-11 12:02 PM   #120 
           - Bullshit.  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-03-11 12:11 PM   #122 
           - Well said!  MissDeeds   Apr-03-11 12:32 PM   #132 
              - I second your "Well Said".  Plucketeer   Apr-03-11 02:02 PM   #151 
           - Yep  Bobbie Jo   Apr-03-11 12:23 PM   #129 
           - "this hatred of our president is being orchestrated by the rethugs"  pnorman   Apr-03-11 01:37 PM   #149 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-03-11 05:38 PM   #174 
        - Hell with left of center. It should get even center and center  tblue37   Apr-02-11 07:55 PM   #31 
        - Don't wait for elections - call your Representative NOW!  roxiejules   Apr-03-11 03:26 PM   #163 
  - I agree  Monique1   Apr-02-11 07:15 PM   #3 
  - Thank you!  MineralMan   Apr-02-11 07:16 PM   #4 
  - I have voted in every election since I was a kid. I will vote. That is  roguevalley   Apr-03-11 12:11 PM   #123 
  - I will not vote for Obama again  Roci   Apr-03-11 03:23 PM   #162 
     - good, then we'll know who to blame when President Bachman ushers in the next dark ages  Hamlette   Apr-03-11 03:49 PM   #165 
        - I have never voted Nader  Cherchez la Femme   Apr-03-11 06:19 PM   #181 
        - Great rant!!  Wind Dancer   Apr-03-11 06:39 PM   #183 
        - words of truth,I so feel for the true left progressives in the US, dont ever give up your principles  stockholmer   Apr-03-11 06:55 PM   #186 
        - carry on  Hamlette   Apr-03-11 07:38 PM   #190 
        - +1  readmoreoften   Apr-05-11 03:05 AM   #206 
        - Afraid not  Roci   Apr-04-11 09:00 AM   #199 
        - I used Nader as an example  Hamlette   Apr-05-11 12:08 AM   #200 
           - During most of the Vietnam War, most of the kids being drafted,  Art_from_Ark   Apr-05-11 12:28 AM   #201 
              - so, do you have a plan for getting them to vote?  Hamlette   Apr-05-11 12:52 AM   #202 
                 - The voting age was lowered to 18 in 1971  Art_from_Ark   Apr-05-11 01:17 AM   #203 
                    - so, your position is that we could get the 55% of Americans who don't vote to vote if we had better  Hamlette   Apr-05-11 09:13 AM   #211 
        - Never voted for Nader. But you might want to run someone who isn't a bankers' hack next time.  readmoreoften   Apr-05-11 03:03 AM   #205 
           - your choice, your vote....of course  Hamlette   Apr-05-11 09:14 AM   #212 
  - K&R  Angry Dragon   Apr-02-11 07:17 PM   #5 
  - Many thanks!  MineralMan   Apr-02-11 07:17 PM   #6 
  - Count me in...  SDuderstadt   Apr-02-11 07:19 PM   #7 
  - I will, and thank you for your effort!  MineralMan   Apr-02-11 07:20 PM   #8 
  - I have your back, up and down the ticket. I do not understand the logic  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 01:20 AM   #70 
  - Of course...  jimlup   Apr-02-11 07:23 PM   #10 
  - Thanks. Your support is more than welcome.  MineralMan   Apr-02-11 07:24 PM   #13 
  - I have been at odds with your opinions before...  GReedDiamond   Apr-02-11 07:24 PM   #12 
  - I appreciate that. This is a very simple thing. A no-brainer, I think.  MineralMan   Apr-02-11 07:25 PM   #14 
     - "This is a very simple thing. A no-brainer, I think"...  GReedDiamond   Apr-02-11 07:39 PM   #27 
  - I will vote for Dems, and I WILL vote for President Obama. If  babylonsister   Apr-02-11 07:26 PM   #15 
  - Thanks. I will vote for him, too. Others seem to say they don't  MineralMan   Apr-02-11 07:30 PM   #22 
  - So will I. What the fuck are some DUERs thinking?  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 12:25 AM   #53 
  - "dim son"...  kag   Apr-03-11 11:38 AM   #113 
  - Look I probably will too, but without a ton of enthusiasm. Sorry.  Pholus   Apr-03-11 04:17 PM   #169 
  - Fuck that.  Liberal Veteran   Apr-02-11 07:26 PM   #16 
  - Well, I'll certainly be voting for him. I'd like to see what he can  MineralMan   Apr-02-11 07:29 PM   #20 
  - Hopefully, the Democratic majority is a very liberal majority in 2012.  Selatius   Apr-03-11 04:15 AM   #81 
     - Well, I'm just hoping it's large enough to override GOP  MineralMan   Apr-03-11 08:45 AM   #97 
        - Just what good is a majority that can override the GOP tactics,  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-03-11 12:18 PM   #126 
  - Yeah, that too  La Lioness Priyanka   Apr-03-11 01:05 AM   #67 
  - yes, don't allow a gridlock between R white house and D Congress  alp227   Apr-03-11 05:35 PM   #172 
  - take back the Congress  handmade34   Apr-02-11 07:28 PM   #18 
  - Thumbs up for that!  MineralMan   Apr-02-11 07:30 PM   #23 
  - It's not about him, it's about US.  Mimosa   Apr-02-11 07:28 PM   #19 
  - Don't worry about that.  PurityOfEssence   Apr-02-11 07:29 PM   #21 
  - Well, that's why we have separation of powers. The legislature and  MineralMan   Apr-02-11 07:32 PM   #24 
  - exactly! vote for dems who stand for something more than republican-lite nt  msongs   Apr-02-11 07:32 PM   #25 
  - More importantly, do not allow any sort of Republican to win,  MineralMan   Apr-02-11 07:34 PM   #26 
     - ANY DAY!!  DesertRat   Apr-02-11 08:07 PM   #33 
  - Recommend and count me in !!! n/t  RKP5637   Apr-02-11 07:45 PM   #28 
  - Absolutely. And while you are at it, join your local Democratic Club  JDPriestly   Apr-02-11 07:51 PM   #29 
  - No, don't leave the presidential race blank. There is a very good chance  tblue37   Apr-02-11 07:53 PM   #30 
  - Thanks for pointing that out! It is critical that we  MadMaddie   Apr-02-11 08:43 PM   #40 
  - Excellent observations. Why do some like to set the country back  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 12:32 AM   #54 
  - Don't leave it blank is right.  JTFrog   Apr-03-11 06:37 AM   #87 
  - I added, "if you must."  MineralMan   Apr-03-11 07:59 AM   #91 
     - A republican president would be even more disastrous.  JTFrog   Apr-03-11 10:20 AM   #102 
     - You know, Obama will win in 2012. There are those who have  MineralMan   Apr-03-11 10:55 AM   #104 
     - You are right, of course. Better leave it blank than not vote D in other races  tblue37   Apr-03-11 12:23 PM   #130 
        - Exactly. n/t  JTFrog   Apr-03-11 04:51 PM   #171 
  - Amen!  treestar   Apr-03-11 09:10 AM   #100 
     - I like the way you phrased that. Yes, they do need to be afraid,  tblue37   Apr-03-11 12:54 PM   #141 
     - There's the core difference - "the far left's lack of fear".  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-03-11 12:59 PM   #142 
        - You also will not have the government you want during your lifetime. nt  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 05:54 PM   #176 
           - So to get the government I want I must vote for the government I don't want.  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-03-11 10:59 PM   #194 
  - THAT is EXACTLY what I will be doing  Raine   Apr-02-11 08:01 PM   #32 
  - So. If you don't vote for Obama and a republican wins the Presidency.  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 12:39 AM   #55 
     - A Republican already has the Presidency.  readmoreoften   Apr-05-11 03:08 AM   #207 
  - Rule 1 on how to win over people and make friends.  Rex   Apr-02-11 08:08 PM   #34 
  - I completely agree!  ocd liberal   Apr-02-11 08:09 PM   #35 
  - Check it out:  gateley   Apr-02-11 08:17 PM   #36 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-02-11 09:24 PM   #45 
  - +1000  Bobbie Jo   Apr-02-11 09:48 PM   #48 
  - The Greens in my state had decided to not vote for the incumbent  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 01:32 AM   #71 
     - sorry, but you'll not see "progressive legislation and social change" by way of 'lesser of 2 evils'  stockholmer   Apr-03-11 07:07 PM   #187 
        - The United States is not Sweden. Would be great if it was.  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 07:15 PM   #188 
           - I feel for you,it has to be maddening to be betrayed by the party you vote for,yet horrified at the  stockholmer   Apr-03-11 07:29 PM   #189 
              - Our incumbent leadership isn't even with us on ending empiric wars, what with Libya and all.  Erose999   Apr-05-11 09:38 AM   #213 
  - Always vote. Always. In fact, on this we agree fully.  Bluenorthwest   Apr-02-11 08:20 PM   #37 
  - Polls open at 7 or 8am. If you die at noon, you have no excuse for not voting  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 12:42 AM   #56 
  - Good point - we have lots of good local Dems  slay   Apr-02-11 08:20 PM   #38 
  - Forget it. Why waste my time? nt  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 12:44 AM   #57 
     - Um ok, sure don't vote if you don't want  slay   Apr-03-11 12:48 AM   #59 
        - Ok. Deal with a cold conservative Supreme Court.  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 01:43 AM   #74 
           - I will not be blackmailed or threated in order to prop up a Democratic party that has abandoned  slay   Apr-03-11 02:25 PM   #154 
              - Vote the way you want. Understand that your vote will have consequences. nt  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 05:56 PM   #177 
                 - Will have consequences for everyone.  JTFrog   Apr-04-11 06:21 AM   #196 
  - I'm not happy with everything  charmay   Apr-02-11 08:20 PM   #39 
  - EXACTLY. If progressives blow the 2012 election for democrats,  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 12:51 AM   #60 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-03-11 08:17 AM   #92 
     - Here we are uniting and you just have to grind an axe.  FredStembottom   Apr-03-11 11:37 AM   #112 
     - Nonsense. I have carried water for progressives causes during my  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 06:10 PM   #179 
        - I see Progressive-ism and tactics as 2 separate things.  FredStembottom   Apr-03-11 06:52 PM   #185 
           - Democrats for the last 30 years have come into office first having to  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 07:40 PM   #191 
              - Bottom line: you and I will be busy working for Dems in 2012.  FredStembottom   Apr-03-11 09:35 PM   #192 
     - Maybe when the Circle D democrats spend 8 years in the wilderness they will remember how important  Erose999   Apr-05-11 09:54 AM   #214 
  - I first voted for JFK in the 60s and I hate to think of the number of times  jwirr   Apr-02-11 08:45 PM   #41 
  - it's looking more like, we go to war no matter who our candidate is. nt  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-05-11 02:51 PM   #215 
  - Last fall lots of Dems here in WI were pissed at Obama, or were disenchanted, or whatever  elocs   Apr-02-11 09:13 PM   #42 
  - Refusing to vote for President Obama could open up conservative  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 12:59 AM   #62 
     - If they are not going to vote for Obama anyways I would rather see them show up at the polls  elocs   Apr-03-11 08:40 AM   #96 
        - I agree with you. Show up and vote democrat for each race.  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 06:29 PM   #182 
  - When these representative candidates start caring about poverty, let me know.  bobbolink   Apr-02-11 09:15 PM   #43 
  - True, but  DonCoquixote   Apr-02-11 10:51 PM   #51 
  - Like raising their taxes while everyone else got a cut.  ipaint   Apr-03-11 06:30 AM   #86 
  - If we are called upon to make "sacrifices", maybe that is the only sacrifice that will matter, eh?  bobbolink   Apr-03-11 11:30 AM   #110 
  - Either way, we are "exterminated", and we are quite aware that it doesn't matter to most  bobbolink   Apr-03-11 11:28 AM   #109 
     - Exterminate  DonCoquixote   Apr-03-11 02:37 PM   #157 
        - I disagree. We poor folk will be exterminated, and as that happens, WE will rise up.  bobbolink   Apr-03-11 02:49 PM   #158 
           - You may be right  DonCoquixote   Apr-04-11 02:12 AM   #195 
              - Its a damned good thing Malcolm X wasn't angry!  bobbolink   Apr-04-11 08:44 AM   #197 
                 - er no  DonCoquixote   Apr-05-11 09:50 PM   #217 
                 - and yes malcom was angry  DonCoquixote   Apr-05-11 09:54 PM   #219 
  - Go ahead and screw yourself by sitting at home.  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 01:03 AM   #64 
     - Thank you for expressing your concern so very clearly. We already know both parties will SCREW us  bobbolink   Apr-03-11 11:51 AM   #117 
  - I agree with you and I find that getting majorities  Cleita   Apr-02-11 09:21 PM   #44 
  - 2-3 Supreme Court Justices likely will be appointed from 2012-2016.  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 01:08 AM   #68 
  - When begging becomes the main value proposition for a political party...  liberation   Apr-02-11 09:43 PM   #46 
  - I will be voting a straight Democratic ticket.  Terra Alta   Apr-02-11 09:47 PM   #47 
  - Vote in 2012  lindalou65   Apr-02-11 10:01 PM   #49 
  - I anticipate  pintobean   Apr-02-11 10:50 PM   #50 
  - I always vote for Democrats.  Lugnut   Apr-03-11 12:17 AM   #52 
  - Amen to that.  LadyHawkAZ   Apr-03-11 12:48 AM   #58 
  - K&R right there with you MineralMan, Thanks for the post, and if any nasty comments come  louslobbs   Apr-03-11 12:57 AM   #61 
  - That is exactly what I decided to do  Hawkowl   Apr-03-11 01:02 AM   #63 
  - I agree  La Lioness Priyanka   Apr-03-11 01:04 AM   #65 
  - I do think about the future...constantly  me b zola   Apr-03-11 01:04 AM   #66 
  - You will write in a progressive name for President.  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 01:18 AM   #69 
     - Congrats to you. You are a slave  me b zola   Apr-03-11 01:42 AM   #73 
     - Get it right. I am a sane slave.  bluestate10   Apr-03-11 01:52 AM   #76 
     - I, OTOH, would rather slit my own wrists than have a supposed friend  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-05-11 02:54 PM   #216 
     - And Purity is a losing position. It accomplishes nothing in the real world.  Ikonoklast   Apr-03-11 06:41 AM   #88 
        - The New Deal  FredStembottom   Apr-03-11 11:49 AM   #115 
        - That's right. The New Democrats are all about Impurity.  Maven   Apr-03-11 02:32 PM   #155 
           - An appropriate response to that old "unrealistic expectations" canard. Thank you.  Pholus   Apr-03-11 04:07 PM   #167 
     - You know, the Republican Party offers the same conservative (cough) uh, "centrist" goodness you love  Maven   Apr-03-11 02:49 AM   #79 
  - will do  upi402   Apr-03-11 01:36 AM   #72 
  - I'm voting D all the way!  Keith Bee   Apr-03-11 01:45 AM   #75 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-03-11 02:04 AM   #77 
  - Agree  Kalun D   Apr-03-11 02:30 AM   #78 
  - Count me in and I will vote for President Obama.  jaxx   Apr-03-11 03:53 AM   #80 
  - You will get no argument from me.  Enthusiast   Apr-03-11 04:19 AM   #82 
  - I am fighting at work.  Tripod   Apr-03-11 04:50 AM   #83 
  - KNR! n/t  indimuse   Apr-03-11 05:39 AM   #84 
  - Well said. I think Obama will probably have a net positive effect in 2012  McCamy Taylor   Apr-03-11 06:25 AM   #85 
  - Good post!  timtom   Apr-03-11 07:01 AM   #89 
  - Agreed. n/t  Scuba   Apr-03-11 07:01 AM   #90 
  - K and R (nt)  bigwillq   Apr-03-11 08:19 AM   #93 
  - I'll be voting  lunatica   Apr-03-11 08:22 AM   #94 
  - Amen  JustAnotherGen   Apr-03-11 08:23 AM   #95 
  - And the judges.  DireStrike   Apr-03-11 08:48 AM   #98 
  - Absolutely.  treestar   Apr-03-11 09:08 AM   #99 
  - K&R. I agree, and I posted a similar message a few years ago:  highplainsdem   Apr-03-11 09:20 AM   #101 
  - Thanks. I just went and read your post.  MineralMan   Apr-03-11 10:57 AM   #105 
     - Deeply disappointed with O. Really excited about 2012!  FredStembottom   Apr-03-11 11:57 AM   #118 
  - That is actually an extremely valid point and well made  tavalon   Apr-03-11 10:45 AM   #103 
  - K&R!  LoZoccolo   Apr-03-11 10:58 AM   #106 
  - It made it there to the Front Page.  MineralMan   Apr-03-11 12:21 PM   #128 
  - HUGE K & R !!!  WillyT   Apr-03-11 11:13 AM   #107 
  - Agreed 100%.  Fearless   Apr-03-11 11:26 AM   #108 
  - Although you have personally kicked me around in the past  peace frog   Apr-03-11 11:37 AM   #111 
  - Taking someone to vote with you is a very good idea.  tabasco   Apr-03-11 11:39 AM   #114 
  - You are asking me to choose "better than nothing"  Generic Other   Apr-03-11 11:50 AM   #116 
  - No, he isn't. He's not talking about Obama -- he's talking about  pnwmom   Apr-03-11 12:25 PM   #131 
     - Well I am trying to warm up to the idea of voting for someone I find disappointing  Generic Other   Apr-03-11 12:42 PM   #134 
        - I appreciate your struggle, GO. Everyone should take  pnwmom   Apr-03-11 01:05 PM   #146 
  - THANK YOU!! It really pisses me off when a Democrat will throw away  Maraya1969   Apr-03-11 11:57 AM   #119 
  - Why wait until 2012?!??  RevStPatrick   Apr-03-11 12:06 PM   #121 
  - Absolutely. I haven't missed an election since 1968. Not one.  MineralMan   Apr-03-11 12:43 PM   #136 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-03-11 12:12 PM   #124 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-03-11 12:12 PM   #125 
  - yes please  barbtries   Apr-03-11 12:21 PM   #127 
  - Aye  Taverner   Apr-03-11 12:38 PM   #133 
  - To put it simply - Vote for the most progressive candidate.  rhett o rick   Apr-03-11 12:42 PM   #135 
  - You can do that. I will vote for the most progressive candidate  MineralMan   Apr-03-11 01:02 PM   #145 
  - Vote for the most progressive candidate who can actually win.  pnwmom   Apr-03-11 01:07 PM   #147 
     - We badly need instant runoff voting. The lesser of evils bs is killing us. nm  rhett o rick   Apr-03-11 03:20 PM   #161 
  - Mrs. Red Cloud so long denied her right to vote by W, will be voting.  RedCloud   Apr-03-11 12:46 PM   #137 
  - Many Thanks to All of You Who Have Responded.  MineralMan   Apr-03-11 12:47 PM   #138 
  - K&R  Bobbie Jo   Apr-03-11 12:50 PM   #139 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-03-11 12:53 PM   #140 
  - Well, OK then...  MineralMan   Apr-03-11 01:00 PM   #143 
  - Right on, Mineral Man!  sueh   Apr-03-11 01:00 PM   #144 
  - I will, especially the ones who renounce the disastrous policies of this administration. (nt)  whatchamacallit   Apr-03-11 01:07 PM   #148 
  - Yes, I will reward them as well.  readmoreoften   Apr-05-11 03:10 AM   #208 
  - I agree, except for that part about...  TreasonousBastard   Apr-03-11 01:59 PM   #150 
  - Thank you for all your efforts. I'll be doing the same.  MineralMan   Apr-03-11 02:36 PM   #156 
  - Yup, great advice....  Harriety   Apr-03-11 02:08 PM   #152 
  - Completely agree!  abelenkpe   Apr-03-11 02:21 PM   #153 
  - K&R for hitting the straight ticket  BumRushDaShow   Apr-03-11 03:05 PM   #159 
  - Of course  ismnotwasm   Apr-03-11 03:06 PM   #160 
  - First you tell us you don't care what we think, then you try to tell us what to do? Poop off buddy!  ZombieHorde   Apr-03-11 03:40 PM   #164 
  - Let me just point something out here...  Capitalocracy   Apr-03-11 03:51 PM   #166 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-03-11 04:12 PM   #168 
  - Nobody is more disappointed than me. But....  FredStembottom   Apr-03-11 09:38 PM   #193 
  - I think (hope, pray) that the people have learned the hard way  SaveAmerica   Apr-03-11 04:22 PM   #170 
  - In those elections  Cherchez la Femme   Apr-03-11 05:37 PM   #173 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Apr-03-11 05:48 PM   #175 
  - To do anything else  Phlem   Apr-03-11 05:57 PM   #178 
  - I can get on board with this. n/t  lildreamer316   Apr-03-11 06:15 PM   #180 
  - K & R  democracy1st   Apr-03-11 06:46 PM   #184 
  - I'll vote for representatives that reflect the leadership I desire - regardless of their party.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Apr-04-11 08:53 AM   #198 
  - Nope, you have it backwards  stevenleser   Apr-05-11 02:27 AM   #204 
     - Bullshit. The Republican strategy won over Democrats.  readmoreoften   Apr-05-11 03:14 AM   #209 
     - As a rule the electorate is stuck with choosing between the lesser of two evils  dflprincess   Apr-05-11 10:16 PM   #220 
     - p.s., I can read neither of the two responses from "ignored" n/t  stevenleser   Apr-05-11 10:55 PM   #222 
  - Kick  Scurrilous   Apr-05-11 04:43 AM   #210 
  - 100% true  Logical   Apr-05-11 09:52 PM   #218 
  - Seems like a reasonable enough request. I don't see why anyone would get nasty over it. Nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Apr-05-11 10:21 PM   #221 
  - I can't anymore. Washington State took away my visits to the polls.  Aristus   Apr-05-11 10:59 PM   #223 
 

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