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Thu Dec 7, 2017, 08:24 PM

 

The Democrats sacrificed one of their own today

... exactly as the GOP intended.

Oh, you have morals such that you insist a groping Senator resign whereas NO SUCH DEMANDS are made of a teenager predator or self-admitted pussy grabber, both of whom had more than twice the allegations against them than Franken?

Yeah, enjoy those morals when a Republican winds up sitting in Al Franken's seat.

This is why i left the party in 2004. They refused to stand up and fight for Kerry when those Swift Boat pieces of human garbage were derailing his candidacy.

You know what? I am a white wealthy gun-owning male who believes in frying serial killers and does indeed think this society is turning into a bunch of wimps.

I could very easily just give up and become a Republican. Frankly they have more to offer people of my socioeconomic status than the Democrats.

No. I stick with progressive causes since I believe the world means more than just me. It's not about me. I work to promote fairness and tolerance and equality even if I know I as a white male might have to share the stage. I WANT to. I have 3 children - including a daughter - and I want them raised in a world of fairness so they understand it's a shared society of mutual obligations and not just "fuck you I got mine now I'm taking yours.".

The Democrats need to get a positive message of standing up, sticking together and demanding fairness while denouncing hypocrisy. Today showed they are less concerned with fairness for their own than using an event like this to show how "moral" they are. While throwing their most esteemed warrior onto the fire.

It's pathetic we're all desperately craning our necks to see if McCain or Collins or Murkowski or Graham or Flake or some other fucking Republican is actually going to SAY something about the GOP's latest depredations.

When meanwhile NOBODY seems to be asking why Schumer or Hillenbrand or Kaine or Pelosi (worthless) or Warren is standing by doing jack fucking shit.

Oh yeah, report me and get a DU jury on my case on this.

Jury, (i have served on many), you can read my words and know I am right. This is not a criticism intended to belittle or impugn.

It is a call for reason and action to improve the situation.

As Rene Belloq said in "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "Do as you will."

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Response to mreilly (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 08:36 PM

1. I had similar thoughts.

What is wrong with our party? I loved Obama and still love Obama but I still was disappointed that he campaigned as a democrat and governed as a referee (until the very end, that is). I want a democrat who will stand up to Republicans, who will fight for democrats, who is fearless......oh, I don't know....like Al Franken.

What a sad day today is.

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Thu Dec 7, 2017, 09:49 PM

2. They have names

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