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OwnedByFerrets Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 12:24 PM
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If Progressives had done the same crap that they Teabaggers are doing
while Monkeyboy was in office, Martial Law would have been declared. I feel certain of it. That administration had set the stage for it, but it never came to that point.
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mdmc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 12:27 PM
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1. w actually had people sign loyalty oaths to get into his town hall chats
so if ya voiced an out of line comment, ya were yanked out.
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Mojambo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 12:27 PM
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2. We couldn't have done it. Progressives weren't even allowed in the building. n/t
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timeforpeace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 01:05 PM
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10. Which single issue, like health reform now, would we have been protesting about?
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Mojambo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 01:38 PM
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12. Social Security reform
Although protesting hardly seemed necessary with how flat that proposal was from the start.
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annabanana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 12:30 PM
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3. We would have been rounded up by teams of Blackwater employees
from Serbia and South American death squads...
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BobRossi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 12:31 PM
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4. The wouldn't be allowed in the meetings.
If any had gotten in they'd have been tased.
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chrisa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 12:35 PM
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5. Progressives did their share of crashing.
Edited on Sat Aug-08-09 12:35 PM by chrisa
But were pelted by teargas, or were manhandled by police officers. It's because many of them were younger.

'Teabaggers' tend to be older, and doing the same to them would be less acceptable to people because of social biases. It's a double standard, and the police know what they can and can't get away with. If they did the same to teabaggers, there would be investigations and firings. Unfortunately, nobody cares when it happens to "smelly hippies," and anti-Bush protests were poorly covered.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 12:38 PM
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6. Be looking for the RW to start using Code Pink as their model
while parroting 'good goose/good gander' to anyone with a camera and a mic
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havocmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 12:44 PM
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8. Fine with me if they do. Code Pink gets dragged away often
and sometimes arrested. Goose/Gander would be refreshing if applied to the town hall disrupters!
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 01:03 PM
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9. It's the being "dragged away" part they need to start experiencing
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havocmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 01:15 PM
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11. Yes indeedy
Since they are not there for a town hall discussion, but to stop others from that exercise of their own rights, haul their asses out and arrest them if they don't go along with little ruckus.
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nuxvomica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 12:40 PM
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7. Oh but they did.. they did!
I happen to watch FNC the other day and that Hemmer creep and his blonde co-anchor with their faux-earnestness were talking about how liberals did things similar to the jackboot, stormtrooper, brownshirt Repub thugs like calling Shrub a "liar"! They were also asking whether the grandmotherly woman in their carefully selected clip was really part of an astroturf campaign, whether she was working for an insurance company, etc. Oh, but they wouldn't say themselves one way of the other. That's for us, the viewers, to decide.

:puke:
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travelingtypist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 01:44 PM
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13. We were ignored and/or arrested.
Edited on Sat Aug-08-09 01:45 PM by travelingtypist
The MSM didn't cover what we had to say. We were supposed to "move on and get over it." That's why the "Underground." I felt like I was crazy, the only one who felt the way I did about the stolen election, all of it.
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