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Zorra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 12:33 PM
Response to Reply #12
21. The words of a politician are little more than smoke unless they are backed up
Edited on Thu Apr-14-11 12:33 PM by Zorra
by at the very least sincere attempted action.
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  -"Criticizing" the President on DU has become pointless. Zorra  Apr-14-11 12:16 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-14-11 12:19 PM   #1 
  - Nevermind  lamp_shade   Apr-14-11 12:21 PM   #2 
  - Criticism that is basically accurate can be very constructive in  ladjf   Apr-14-11 12:21 PM   #3 
  - The other night I saw Joan Walsh on the Ed Show  randr   Apr-14-11 12:22 PM   #4 
  - I can totally get with doing that. nt  Zorra   Apr-14-11 12:24 PM   #7 
  - Yeah except the Baggers get 200 people on the mall and  walldude   Apr-14-11 12:33 PM   #20 
  - The point of criticizing Obama is to avoid criticism of his policies  leftstreet   Apr-14-11 12:23 PM   #5 
  - 80%+ of "liberals" approve of Obama  Renew Deal   Apr-14-11 12:24 PM   #6 
  - Scott Walker just claimed his policies are progressive.  Zorra   Apr-14-11 12:31 PM   #16 
  - You may have a point, but there is a corollary  frazzled   Apr-14-11 12:25 PM   #8 
  - +1 n/t  FSogol   Apr-14-11 12:29 PM   #13 
  - So, we poor people "aren't one of yours", either? Is there some particular reason  bobbolink   Apr-14-11 12:25 PM   #9 
  - I think the OP is crap, but I can't see how it excludes 'poor people.'  msanthrope   Apr-14-11 12:40 PM   #27 
  - So, then, could you please show me where poverty is included in that list?  bobbolink   Apr-14-11 12:55 PM   #48 
  - So, what are your priorities? What is very important to you,  Zorra   Apr-14-11 12:45 PM   #33 
  - Whatever we think of Obama  Tom Rinaldo   Apr-14-11 12:27 PM   #10 
  - IBTPAG (in before the popcorn's all gone). nt  blondeatlast   Apr-14-11 12:28 PM   #11 
  - Duzy! I'm totally stealing IBTPAG. n/t  FSogol   Apr-14-11 12:30 PM   #15 
     - Pronunciation is key. It's "ihbt-PAG." Soft "t." nt  blondeatlast   Apr-14-11 12:31 PM   #18 
        - Duly noted. n/t  FSogol   Apr-14-11 12:45 PM   #31 
  - The President gives a great speech heralding liberal values and  ProSense   Apr-14-11 12:28 PM   #12 
  - The OP isn't "whiny"  leftstreet   Apr-14-11 12:29 PM   #14 
  - Um  ProSense   Apr-14-11 12:31 PM   #17 
  - How is that "whiny?"  leftstreet   Apr-14-11 12:33 PM   #19 
     - First of all,  ProSense   Apr-14-11 12:36 PM   #23 
        - Yes it's against the rules to call out you're doing in this thread  leftstreet   Apr-14-11 12:39 PM   #26 
           - Well, as long as it's OK in the OP,  ProSense   Apr-14-11 12:40 PM   #28 
           - The OP refers to "conservadems" in general, not you personally n/t  leftstreet   Apr-14-11 12:42 PM   #29 
              - So?  ProSense   Apr-14-11 12:49 PM   #38 
              - Then alert on the thread  leftstreet   Apr-14-11 12:53 PM   #45 
                 - Did you alert on the thread?  ProSense   Apr-14-11 12:56 PM   #49 
              - Specifically "conservadems" on DU... not in general... eom  JuniperLea   Apr-14-11 12:51 PM   #41 
           - Responding to a DUer's OP is not calling out a DUer...  JuniperLea   Apr-14-11 12:50 PM   #40 
  - Oh good grief it is too...  JuniperLea   Apr-14-11 12:48 PM   #37 
  - The words of a politician are little more than smoke unless they are backed up  Zorra   Apr-14-11 12:33 PM   #21 
  - lol. Case in point.  tekisui   Apr-14-11 12:38 PM   #25 
  - So Obama gave a great speech?  Coyote_Bandit   Apr-14-11 12:47 PM   #35 
     - Right,  ProSense   Apr-14-11 12:55 PM   #47 
  - A conservative propagandist is the #1 rec'd post too  StarburstClock   Apr-14-11 12:34 PM   #22 
  - I pretty much avoid the Obama criticizing posts.  SalviaBlue   Apr-14-11 12:36 PM   #24 
  - Schweitzer?  hfojvt   Apr-14-11 12:44 PM   #30 
  - "conservadem" " true believer" "hero worship"... like a greatest hits reel innit?  dionysus   Apr-14-11 12:45 PM   #32 
  - Yes, unfortunately, it is. nt  Zorra   Apr-14-11 12:55 PM   #46 
  - K&R This is well put  quinnox   Apr-14-11 12:47 PM   #34 
  - So if I support Obama I'm a conservadem  LynneSin   Apr-14-11 12:48 PM   #36 
  - Dunno. If Obama ends up allowing cuts to Social Security, do you think  Zorra   Apr-14-11 01:02 PM   #51 
  - schweitzer / weiner 2016  meow mix   Apr-14-11 12:50 PM   #39 
  - Do you like red or white?  snooper2   Apr-14-11 12:51 PM   #42 
  - I think the President should be criticized when he does something wrong...  kentuck   Apr-14-11 12:52 PM   #43 
  - What's wrong with pissing off conservadems on a message board? (n/t)  Iggo   Apr-14-11 12:52 PM   #44 
  - Broadbrushing other DUers as "conservaDems" who don't agree with you  Lone_Star_Dem   Apr-14-11 12:58 PM   #50 
  - Locking  Broken_Hero   Apr-14-11 01:02 PM   #52 

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