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Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:01 PM

The 2016 Postmortem Forum Will Close on Friday 1/20

This discussion thread was locked by Skinner (a host of the Announcements group).

As you all know, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as our next president this Friday, January 20. With this in mind, it is time for DUers to stop fighting about the 2016 presidential election and start coming together to face the threat of a Trump Presidency. I know this news will be a disappointment to the small minority of DUers who REALLY REALLY REALLY want to convince the rest of us that Hillary Clinton and/or Bernie Sanders is totally the worst thing that ever happened EVER, but the rest of us will be relieved to put an end to the infighting.

Here's what's going to happen:

The 2016 Postmortem forum will shut down.
It will be saved as a read-only archive so we can go back from time-to-time and remind ourselves how pointless and annoying these arguments really were.

We will bring back the "Don't keep fighting primaries" rule.
You may remember that before the November election we had a rule against re-hashing the Democratic primary. Now that the postmortem period is over, that rule is going to come back. For the record, here is the text of the rule:

Don't keep fighting the last Democratic presidential primary
Regardless of whether you supported a winning candidate or a losing candidate, do not prolong the agony of the last Democratic presidential primary by continuing to pick fights, place blame, tear down former primary candidates, bait former supporters, or do anything else to pour salt on old wounds.

Why we have this rule: Most of our members want this to be forward-looking, friendly community that is focused on creating a better future for our country. Continuing to rehash old fights that have already been resolved is divisive and counter-productive.

If you read that rule and think to yourself, "For fuck's sake, how will I be able to insult supporters of Hillary Clinton and/or Bernie Sanders NOW?!?!?!" then you are precisely the person this rule was intended to thwart. I am already pre-ignoring your impotent howls of protest.

The impending Trump administration is going to be an unmitigated disaster for America. Let's come together here on DU to fight it.

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Reply The 2016 Postmortem Forum Will Close on Friday 1/20 (Original post)
Skinner Jan 2017 OP
Lochloosa Jan 2017 #1
sarah FAILIN Jan 2017 #10
meadowlark5 Jan 2017 #15
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annabanana Jan 2017 #66
SMC22307 Jan 2017 #92
ogradda Jan 2017 #108
progressoid Jan 2017 #2
tenorly Jan 2017 #68
SHRED Jan 2017 #3
JPPaverage Jan 2017 #4
Rex Jan 2017 #5
Alice11111 Jan 2017 #104
NRaleighLiberal Jan 2017 #6
retrowire Jan 2017 #26
NRaleighLiberal Jan 2017 #29
LongTomH Jan 2017 #49
uppityperson Jan 2017 #80
niyad Jan 2017 #109
longship Jan 2017 #7
lastlib Jan 2017 #8
Lochloosa Jan 2017 #20
avebury Jan 2017 #9
leftofcool Jan 2017 #79
Hortensis Jan 2017 #88
herding cats Jan 2017 #11
Lifelong Protester Jan 2017 #12
Hekate Jan 2017 #13
liquid diamond Jan 2017 #14
Paladin Jan 2017 #16
Saviolo Jan 2017 #17
NightWatcher Jan 2017 #18
Sunlei Jan 2017 #19
Hekate Jan 2017 #84
Sunlei Jan 2017 #96
Beartracks Jan 2017 #111
get the red out Jan 2017 #21
LiberalLovinLug Jan 2017 #22
mopinko Jan 2017 #58
LiberalLovinLug Jan 2017 #82
mopinko Jan 2017 #83
Hekate Jan 2017 #85
LiberalLovinLug Jan 2017 #100
BainsBane Jan 2017 #101
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mopinko Jan 2017 #103
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retrowire Jan 2017 #24
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Hekate Jan 2017 #87
CTyankee Jan 2017 #46
Hortensis Jan 2017 #90
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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:03 PM

1. I am already pre-ignoring your impotent howls of protest.

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Response to Lochloosa (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:07 PM

10. I snorted at that

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Response to Lochloosa (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:09 PM

15. Me too

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Response to Lochloosa (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 05:53 PM

66. !

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Response to Lochloosa (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 12:57 AM

92. LOL, that was a thing of beauty. (n/t)

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Response to Lochloosa (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 20, 2017, 02:58 AM

108. I know.

That was funny as hell.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:04 PM

2. Sounds good to me.

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Response to progressoid (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 06:01 PM

68. Same here.

I always objected to the name of the thread; rather than 'post-mortem' it should have been called 'post-fortum' (post-theft).

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:04 PM

3. Thank you Skinner!

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:04 PM

4. United we stand, Divided we fall

And now, more than ever we must be united. Comrade trump and co. will try to do unlimited and unrecoverable damage to our country. We must stay together to stop them. Thank you.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:05 PM

5. The only good news for Jan 20th.

 

Excellent rule.

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Response to Rex (Reply #5)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 07:19 PM

104. Don't think it should close. 1.20.17+ will be MORE grieving

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:05 PM

6. Wow - what a nice birthday present!

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #6)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:26 PM

26. Is it your BIRFDAY nt

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Response to retrowire (Reply #26)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:31 PM

29. yup - every four years I am either elated or devastated. not hard to guess which this time

So we will go to lunch, Sue will make my favorite cake, and we will plan our Keys vacation which begins on her birthday - the 22nd!

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #29)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 03:56 PM

49. Happy Birthday!

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #6)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 10:01 PM

80. HBTY!

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #6)

Fri Jan 20, 2017, 12:47 PM

109. despite the horrible event of this day, may your own celebration be one of joy and love and laughter

and delight.

happy happy birthday!!!

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:05 PM

7. Good! Very good!!!

R&

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:06 PM

8. Question: Will we be able to view posts in it, ie,

will it be archived in any way to be viewable in the future?

Asking since it might be useful for future reference.

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Response to lastlib (Reply #8)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:17 PM

20. He answered that question

It will be saved as a read-only archive so we can go back from time-to-time and remind ourselves how pointless and annoying these arguments really were.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:06 PM

9. Will there be a new forum to take its place?

Maybe a forum to deal with taking the fight to Trump and the Republicans?

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Response to avebury (Reply #9)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 09:49 PM

79. That's what GD is for

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Response to leftofcool (Reply #79)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 12:20 AM

88. Lol, please, Powers That Be, no! Seriously, let's hope

the Powers stand strong and that remains only a joke.

Avebury, the Postmortem Regulars are far too invested in battling each other to switch to what's happening on the right. Their choice long ago, and that's the problem of them.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:07 PM

11. Good to hear!

We need to unite our voices in opposition to what the Republicans have planned for us. It's going to be an extremely rough four years, and much of the damage could potentially last for generations.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:07 PM

12. I like your last line.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:08 PM

13. Hallelujah!

Kumbayah

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:09 PM

14. Good

 

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:11 PM

16. Thank goodness. (nt)

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:13 PM

17. Why I love Skinner:

Choice excerpts:

I know this news will be a disappointment to the small minority of DUers who REALLY REALLY REALLY want to convince the rest of us that Hillary Clinton and/or Bernie Sanders is totally the worst thing that ever happened EVER, but the rest of us will be relieved to put an end to the infighting.

It will be saved as a read-only archive so we can go back from time-to-time and remind ourselves how pointless and annoying these arguments really were.

If you read that rule and think to yourself, "For fuck's sake, how will I be able to insult supporters of Hillary Clinton and/or Bernie Sanders NOW?!?!?!" then you are precisely the person this rule was intended to thwart. I am already pre-ignoring your impotent howls of protest.


Time for EVERYONE to come together. Put hurt feelings aside, because what's coming is going to hurt a lot more if we can't work together.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:16 PM

18. Burn the boats! There's no going back!

We advance or die.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:16 PM

19. can we please have a forum for Ds currently running, so we know who to support before midterms.

Rs will focus on the Ds left in our Congress & Senate and they will take them out without a lot of help.

I also wish DU was a part of the investigations (if there are any) for all the hacking done to D party. This message board was hacked and the FBI has the resources to find who did it. That persons criminal ass should be nailed to the wall by now.

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Response to Sunlei (Reply #19)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 11:02 PM

84. There have always been individual candidate & officeholder Groups. You can form one at any time.

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Response to Hekate (Reply #84)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 07:11 AM

96. Thanks, I don't mean the "individual" forums. IMO, those divide (d)the D party.

This message board is the #1 ranked D party board in the world, yet it was dominated by the word trump in almost 90% of headlines and fully silenced by some republican with a hack.

The board got one letter from Sanders, (to thank for DU donations) never a contact from Clinton campaign and one primary press credential from Clinton campaign.

We also need a DU twitter forum, so we can directly connect with our D party officials and directly tweet the new president. He shouldn't be allowed a twitter platform with hardly any challenge from Ds. Twitter is free and it's a very powerful platform.

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Response to Sunlei (Reply #96)

Sat Jan 21, 2017, 12:34 AM

111. Reccin' yer post. :D n/t

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:19 PM

21. Great!

I am relieved.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:19 PM

22. I like this too

But this is all open to interpretation.

What about this period of re-evaluating the Democratic party and re-examining its past directions to develop new strategies. The Clintons and their 'triangulation' idea have been very influential in the direction of the party for a couple of decades now. Obama tried his best to continue that. So I hope we can still talk about this, out of the context of the primaries of course.

I guess the question boils down to..What if I or someone else is critical of the Clintons influence, in order to help develop better directions for the party, without a past Hillary supporter alerting on an OP or post because they took it as a personal insult towards Hillary? And more important, would that post/OP be verboten?

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Response to LiberalLovinLug (Reply #22)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 04:33 PM

58. we are done re-evaluating the past.

that would be the point.
in the end it depends on the juries. if you post is newsworthy, and not just a rehash, it will likely survive.
or like your mama told you, if you cant say something nice dont say anything at all. manners, it is about manners.

i approve of being done w the navel gazing, and galvanizing for the fight ahead. the fight of our lives.


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Response to mopinko (Reply #58)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 10:19 PM

82. As the old saying goes

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

Call it navel gazing, but I hardly think it is in the best interests of moving forward a party by putting blinders on and doing the same thing over and over. That is called insanity. And to Democrats, that is called losing.

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Response to LiberalLovinLug (Reply #82)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 10:33 PM

83. trust me. nobody is ever gonna forget this election.

living in the past is not exactly a recipe for success, either.
holding old grudges, licking old wounds. not a fertile field either.

let it go.

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Response to mopinko (Reply #83)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 11:03 PM

85. Right on, mopinko

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Response to mopinko (Reply #83)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 01:09 PM

100. I wasn't referring to this election

I was referring to the greater history, before and after.

I was just saying that there will be a fine line drawn.
So will it be ok to look back and say, "this this and this did work, and this this and this did not work" in showing voters that the Democrats are the best option? Can we do that without mentioning any faults in positioning by certain prominent individuals? Or do we just never mention certain names ever again? i'm just wondering how this is going to work, is all.

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Response to LiberalLovinLug (Reply #100)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 03:31 PM

101. There is no rule about discussing history

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but from what I've observed, most prefer mythology.

If the entire focus remains on individuals, then there is no future for the party or democracy. It would be nice if people decided that issues, principles, and policy actually mattered rather than engineering everything to promote one person's career. That of course would require something beyond the Manichaean worldview that dominates politics today. From what I have seen in the campaign and in the postmortem forum since, I see no signs of a desire to change that. Determining certain people are perfect and others are sell- outs is easier than actually having to think about issues and policies in productive terms. That particular development is relatively recent, (rather its revival since societies were once dominated by kings and strongmen) and, I believe, indicative of the decline of the kind of political culture necessary to sustain democracy. That is not doing the same thing over and over again. It is making it decidedly worse.


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Response to BainsBane (Reply #101)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 03:50 PM

102. I agree

"It would be nice if people decided that issues, principles, and policy actually mattered rather than engineering everything to promote one person's career."

There is a mythology that Reagan was one of the greatest presidents. Unless you actually look at his "accomplishments"

Just like the mythology that the Republicans are trying (but I think will fail) to cement about Obama that he was a 'disaster'.

I too want to go deeper than mythology and have an honest look at the direction that the DLC has taken the party. That may involve criticism, and in that criticism names may be mentioned. At least that's how its usually done. I'd like to think this is a place we can speak our minds even if it may be uncomfortable for some to hear, or may include a name attached to that criticism that some only want to be spoken in glowing terms.

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Response to LiberalLovinLug (Reply #100)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 06:08 PM

103. fairly. that's how it's gonna work. fairly.

you will be judged by a jury of your peers. if that isnt enough for you, i dont know what to say.

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Response to LiberalLovinLug (Reply #22)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 07:37 PM

73. It means, stop it.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:21 PM

23. THANK YOU!!!!

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:25 PM

24. Thank the lord

Now can everyone join me in quiet anger already? Damn.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:25 PM

25. Thank you, Skinner.

Forward together. Stronger together.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:26 PM

27. THANKYOUTHANKYOUTHANKYOUTHANKYOU!!!!! n/t

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:28 PM

28. Thank you! n/t

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:31 PM

30. Yay! I hope it gets replaced with something like 'American Politics/Elections'.

A lot of really interesting things in GD go unnoticed due to all the Trump threads. Also, it would really serve as a nice reprieve when people need to take a little break from the darkness and insanity that is Trump. I know there are groups, but many of them are lucky to get a handful of posts in a month... I don't see that changing (it seems that most DUers gravitate toward GD).


P.S. The inmates escaped that prison a long time ago!

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:32 PM

31. Thank you Skinner

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:34 PM

32. Thanks

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:43 PM

33. Thank you!!! It's about time

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:46 PM

34. PEACE

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:48 PM

35. Thank you!

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:48 PM

36. One small correction, please.

Skinner, I'm fine with the forum closing, but I am NOT fine with Donald Trump being referred to as "our" President. He will be "the" President.

Not my President. Not now. Not ever.

Am I ready to fight the Trump administration? Bring it, baby! I will give that effort my all.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:55 PM

37. So,

we're going to live through it then.....

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:56 PM

38. Mercifully. Thanks, Skinner! n/t

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 02:58 PM

39. I'm ready. Make it so. nt

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 03:02 PM

40. wow

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 03:04 PM

41. Good.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 03:07 PM

42. Bravo!!! Now lets work together to fight this monstrosity that will occupy the WH

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 03:13 PM

43. Thank you.



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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 03:23 PM

44. Thank you n/t

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 03:33 PM

45. Does that mean I have to stop hating GOPee Trump and his KKKlan?

I never felt that about Hillary or Bernie. I just HATE the GOPee's!!!

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Response to Stellar (Reply #45)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 11:06 PM

87. What do you think?

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 03:46 PM

46. I could never understand the primary infighting here. I supported Bernie in our CT primary and

my husband supported Hillary. We never fought over our differences. He felt strongly about Hillary and I felt strongly about Bernie. So what?

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #46)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 12:47 AM

90. CT, there is an explanation for part of it at least.

As one expert explained in short form, "the far right hates everyone else and the far left hates itself." Those on the far left are wired to focus hostility and aggression that come naturally to both on the mainstream left, leaving them with little left over for what's happening on the right.

They're easy--it's a personality thing. Bernie and Hillary are just the current focus. Most followers of both were like you and your husband, and they (and you) got along just fine because they aren't given to extremist/radical reactions.

The ones I haven't had explained to me are those here on DU who seem to have become addicted to fighting back at the far left. We are in an era where hyperpartisanship is normal, and groups are moving farther and farther toward extremism in large numbers.

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Response to Hortensis (Reply #90)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 09:23 AM

97. OK, I blame Donald Trump. He has driven this thing with his extreme rhetoric. We will be lucky

if we all survive in the next 4 years. I dread it.

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #97)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 11:52 AM

99. Well, he'll never be blamed enough for...being himself,

so that works. How ironic that we on the left are filled with the kind of anxiety usually reserved for irrational conservatives, while many of them are still beaming happily about the great "advances" they are enabling.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 03:47 PM

47. Good

It will not be missed.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 03:53 PM

48. Yeah I also am pre-ignoring impotent howls of protest.

Regardless of where they come from.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 03:59 PM

50. Good, thank you!

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 04:04 PM

51. As my sig line states

We are either united in our fight against trump's agenda or we will all become a victim of it.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 04:14 PM

52. All good things must come to an end.

 

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 04:14 PM

53. Where can I go to begin fighting the 2020 primary?

Because your candidate, whoever it might be, is immutably awful.

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Response to Shrek (Reply #53)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 04:49 PM

59. ...

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Response to Shrek (Reply #53)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 12:56 AM

91. :)

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 04:22 PM

54. Good idea

It was left open for a nice long time, and now everything about the election that has been said has been said.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 04:23 PM

55. man do i agree

This is the time we really need to get the 2018 vote out........starts now

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 04:24 PM

56. Good! It would have been better of the posters had had enough sense to realize what

a waste of time the anti Clinton and Sanders posts were. But, maybe we can move on now.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 04:28 PM

57. And there was great rejoicing throughout the land!

Thanks, Boss!

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 04:58 PM

60. Will it be replaced by the Post-Apocalypse Forum? NT

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 05:00 PM

61. It appears DJT is keeping one campaign promise...to Drain the Swamp...

Starting at the top...his crooked and rich compadres who are mostly incapable of their cabinet level positions. They are falling like flies. Guess they didn't comprehend they would be, gasp, Public Servants in these roles and, another gasp, held accountable for their former acts.

Sad. LOL.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 05:11 PM

62. Don't take this in any salacious manner

But, damn, I love you!

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 05:18 PM

63. Thank you!!! Nt

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 05:23 PM

64. Good move!

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 05:51 PM

65. Some wishes do come true

Thanks Skinner.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 05:54 PM

67. Good, I'm sick of the blame game that that forum encouraged. nt

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 06:01 PM

69. Fine, as long as it is replaced by a 2018 Midterms Forum

Rather than having everything dumped into GD.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 06:27 PM

70. Good.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 06:44 PM

71. Finally. those anti Bernie/Hillary diversions have been counterproductive for months.

We are facing a previously unimaginable monstrosity of a government without any functioning checks and balances.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 06:51 PM

72. Good. It can't happen soon enough.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 07:53 PM

74. Roger.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 08:52 PM

75. Goodbye, Postmortem and good riddance

It's an ugly reminder of the primary mess we had here. I'm very glad to see it go.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 09:22 PM

76. Oh yes!! - now let's

get together so we can put up an effective opposition to stop the Trumpsters and the evil aims of Ryan - McConnell and their wrecking crews

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 09:41 PM

77. Unmitigated disaster is putting it succinctly.

This makes the Bush years look simply somewhat hellish by comparison...

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 09:48 PM

78. Can I get an AMEN!

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 10:13 PM

81. Over F***in due...

There is a baseline of reality we now need to accept. I'm tired of the shoulda-coulda-woulda's

There were mistakes, let's not make another one by rehashing the past. Focus on the imminent issues at hand lest they overwhelm us.

L-

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Tue Jan 17, 2017, 11:04 PM

86. That was pretty mind numbing that people STILL wanted to fight the primaries.

So glad this rule is coming back!!!! Thank you Skinner!

We have bigger fish to fry...

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 12:31 AM

89. I found the postdeath forum interesting.

Lots of propaganda debunked and I thank everyone who took the time to do the debunking. If anyone's still repeating that anti-Democratic junk and false equivalency after this year, it will be very very disappointing. I also think it's fun when the tables are turned and the usual trolls become the trollees -- they get really mad, but never seem to learn that if you do it to others, don't be surprised to get the same back. It's your game, why the shock when others play? Interesting.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 03:34 AM

93. Let's fight it!

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 04:10 AM

94. 1+ And so we will fight this aberration of a prez together!

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 05:21 AM

95. Thank you Skinner

We need to impeach this SOB or at least prevent him from harming the country!

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Wed Jan 18, 2017, 10:17 AM

98. Good

beating a dead horse and all that ...

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Thu Jan 19, 2017, 08:01 PM

105. Hi

 

Sounds nice

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Thu Jan 19, 2017, 11:27 PM

106. Remoralize! nt

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Thu Jan 19, 2017, 11:32 PM

107. I am already pre-ignoring your impotent howls of protest.

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Sat Jan 21, 2017, 12:32 AM

110. It's pointless to argue who would've won bigger.... when we ALL lost!!

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Response to Skinner (Original post)

Fri May 12, 2017, 06:25 PM

113. Good move. After 18 months of a Trump presidency, we need to be over the trauma

It's been 18 months since he was inaugurated, right?

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