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2016 Postmortem

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Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:30 PM Jul 2016

Goodbye DU [View all]

This discussion thread was locked as off-topic by mcar (a host of the 2016 Postmortem forum).

I stayed until the very end, but it's time to leave. Normally I wouldn't bother to create an OP like this as I'm sure most people don't care (I wouldn't tbh) but I have one last thing to say before signing off for good. I've been a supporter of Bernie Sanders since he announced his candidacy, and I came to this website because it was a place to talk about the campaign with like-minded people. At first it was great. I really enjoyed my time here last summer and was pleased to see so many others as passionate as I am about politics in America. However, as Bernie became more popular, and an actual threat to win the nomination, I noticed an increase in the number of outright hostile threads about him and his supporters. It quickly got to the point where coming to this board became significantly less enjoyable.

As the primary dragged on the vitriol from both sides only got worse, and I got the distinct impression that progressives aren't wanted here whatsoever. Worse, now that Hillary has officially won the nomination, some of the most spiteful posters on this board all of a sudden want to embrace Bernie and his supporters. I'm sorry, but you can't spend an entire year demonizing people only to expect them to shake your hand after you win. It's become abundantly clear that my views and those of other Bernie supporters are not wanted on this board. In some ways, it's a reflection of the Democratic Party right now.

So in an attempt to stay within the ToS, consider this constructive criticism of HRC and the Dem Party. If you really want party unity now and in the future, you need to listen to and embrace the Sanders wing. Yes, we're loud. Yes, we're passionate. We are both of those things because we *truly* believe in progressive ideals. Free college tuition. Single payer healthcare. A sane foreign policy. Environmental justice. Racial justice. Economic justice... The list goes on. Ignore progressives at your own peril.

I'm leaving because my experience on this site has turned sour over the last 9 months, and it's entirely because of certain posters who (frankly) take the progressive vote for granted. Goodbye, it's been an eye opener, and I wish you all the best of luck in the future.


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Goodbye DU [View all] HerbChestnut Jul 2016 OP
This message was self-deleted by its author ecstatic Jul 2016 #1
Good bye. Good luck. book_worm Jul 2016 #2
...and don't let the door hit ya where the good lord split ya, Herb ConservativeDemocrat Jul 2016 #205
Yet Bernie himself would be very welcome on this board. Hortensis Jul 2016 #251
!!! zappaman Jul 2016 #320
Most all Sanders supporters are great. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #3
Post removed Post removed Jul 2016 #24
My apologies, I can't make sense of your comment. Nt NCTraveler Jul 2016 #25
There seems to be a difference of opinion on DU re: what the term progressive means... JudyM Jul 2016 #35
Ok. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #55
Bernie himself said in his speech that the platform is the most progressive democratic platform workinclasszero Jul 2016 #67
No, of course... The platform is progressive because of the concessions given to him! JudyM Jul 2016 #83
Good! workinclasszero Jul 2016 #90
Some are so disgusted that they can't see their way to accept Clinton, I anticipate that'll shift. JudyM Jul 2016 #93
Maybe so we still have quite a while workinclasszero Jul 2016 #99
"And now his supporters walk away from it" whopis01 Jul 2016 #313
I know most Bernie supporters will vote for Hillary workinclasszero Jul 2016 #314
True, but seems to me one shouldn't forget one thing. calimary Jul 2016 #153
How many of those concessions would be there... chwaliszewski Jul 2016 #189
Let's be real. The platform is nonbinding and the concessions were made because they merrily Jul 2016 #242
If you want progressive change then work to elect a Democratic Congress Demsrule86 Jul 2016 #246
I don't especially appreciate replies that have zero to do with what I posted to another poster. merrily Jul 2016 #252
Also, the platform is progressive because it is 100% nonbinding, as some Hillary merrily Jul 2016 #217
Hillary and Tim Kaine are Progressives who get things done.. just like President Obama. Cha Jul 2016 #135
"the real progressive wing" geek tragedy Jul 2016 #39
You can't call a cat a dog. Progressive issues are what they are. Supporting fossil fuels over JudyM Jul 2016 #79
This message was self-deleted by its author geek tragedy Jul 2016 #81
This message was self-deleted by its author JudyM Jul 2016 #86
Hillary is committed to renewable, clean energy. okasha Jul 2016 #112
It's all in how urgently she approaches it. We shall see. Bernie was more adamant about speed and JudyM Jul 2016 #127
If we can give her a good Congress, okasha Jul 2016 #132
That is unlikely to happen in our lifetimes, if ever. merrily Jul 2016 #231
I hope you're not planning to die within the next few years. okasha Jul 2016 #354
When I was younger and penniless, that was my retirement plan. merrily Jul 2016 #355
A Senate majority is 51. okasha Jul 2016 #356
No kidding, but I assumed you had read my post before replying to it. merrily Jul 2016 #360
This message was self-deleted by its author TheBlackAdder Jul 2016 #133
"I'll give you my opinion on Keystone after I'm elected." Ned Flanders Jul 2016 #199
I think she's taking the time to research all ---seriously, ALL-- BlancheSplanchnik Jul 2016 #204
She is against it. okasha Jul 2016 #350
Her position on fracking nuanced differently relatively recently. merrily Jul 2016 #263
You can if you define a cat as mammal that evolved from wolves, barks and seems to hate felines. merrily Jul 2016 #230
What's tht you say? No true Scotsman? NT Adrahil Jul 2016 #52
Yes, but no. A consensus definition of "Scotsman" is probably easy merrily Jul 2016 #234
Kind of hard to call the Sanders support a "wing" BlueStreak Jul 2016 #172
I consider Hillary progressive because she is. Demsrule86 Jul 2016 #244
That REALLY depends on how you define "progressive." I have seen hundreds of posts here merrily Jul 2016 #187
Well, if you define progressive lovemydog Jul 2016 #209
Thanks for posting yet another pot shot at the left in reply to my thoughtful, sincere post. merrily Jul 2016 #211
Thanks. I'm part of the left. lovemydog Jul 2016 #213
I never questioned the sincertiy of your desire to reply to me pejoratively. merrily Jul 2016 #215
You obviously do not know Merrily very well. pangaia Jul 2016 #312
Excellent thoughtful post, merrily. PoliticalMalcontent Jul 2016 #210
Thanks and back at you, PoliticalMalcontent. merrily Jul 2016 #250
Have fun with that. Already addressed every aspect. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #226
"Have fun with that?" merrily Jul 2016 #227
Sorry you feel so dispositive. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #236
Silly me. I do feel that I am the final authority on what my own views are. merrily Jul 2016 #237
You are absolutely the final authority on your OWN VIEWS. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #238
I've seen quite a few heartfelt farewell posts, which have accelerated since the merrily Jul 2016 #240
I find grave dancing to be acceptable... NCTraveler Jul 2016 #245
To each his own. merrily Jul 2016 #257
Pointing out dishonesty is more than acceptable. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #269
Again, your opinion. merrily Jul 2016 #274
**My opinion** was many left this board one_voice Jul 2016 #317
Excuse me, one voice, but which board did I run? merrily Jul 2016 #319
um, still one isn't my name... one_voice Jul 2016 #324
I caught my error and changed it before I saw your post. merrily Jul 2016 #334
Do you charge for reading minds? one_voice Jul 2016 #344
For reading your mind? Nah. merrily Jul 2016 #345
I hope to see you at JPR, Herb. Take care. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #4
You mean the site where they can freely call Hillary the "c" word, or post comments such as still_one Jul 2016 #131
Give it a rest. It's another website for a reason. merrily Jul 2016 #229
Not even close. They had a whole forum on JPR dedicated to trashing DU and DUers. I just wish Squinch Jul 2016 #271
hillarysupporters.com And how is JPR *not* another website? merrily Jul 2016 #275
Yes I am aware of that site. It is very mild and supportive of Hillary. Nothing more. Squinch Jul 2016 #282
Bull puckies. Posts on "that site' said horrible things about Sanders and DUers who supported him. merrily Jul 2016 #285
Yes, one member did unload one time after being stalked both here and offline. Squinch Jul 2016 #287
Just stop it. The posts I saw were not from one member. merrily Jul 2016 #288
Oh, dear. The drama! And though no one is bullying anyone Squinch Jul 2016 #290
All DIC said was "See you at JPR," directed at the OP, who is leaving anyway. Hardly shilling. merrily Jul 2016 #298
Ok, I'll make one more comment: If a poster encouraged going to Free Republic in a GBCW thread Squinch Jul 2016 #301
Except DIC did not encourage him. He's leaving here anyway and may well be there already. merrily Jul 2016 #306
OP's point validated. TheBlackAdder Jul 2016 #136
Not sure I understand. I was giving the OP a sincere farewell. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #140
Generally, a backhanded compliment doesn't come with a pair of brass knuckles. TheBlackAdder Jul 2016 #147
Let me say this straight and true once more DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #182
The cry of the carrots! Ned Flanders Jul 2016 #200
I left that one wide open, didn't I? DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #202
The problem with message boards are misunderstandings that never merrily Jul 2016 #254
Hi, Black Adder. merrily Jul 2016 #259
Although both DIC and you are innocent in this, that is one hell of a great sentence. merrily Jul 2016 #265
Seems about right. giftedgirl77 Jul 2016 #160
Glad to hear it resonated with you--thanks. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #163
Lol giftedgirl77 Jul 2016 #168
Good luck griffi94 Jul 2016 #5
Blah blah blah gaspee Jul 2016 #6
Some people are so bitterly dismissive to Berniecrats here that they can't even see the point JudyM Jul 2016 #28
I won't insult the guy, but... Adrahil Jul 2016 #47
Certain positions are simply more progressive, and whether people like Bernie personally or not, his JudyM Jul 2016 #75
Not gonna fight the primary again, but... Adrahil Jul 2016 #78
All who call themselves progressives don't agree on where they want to end up, or even on what merrily Jul 2016 #260
That's true.... Adrahil Jul 2016 #266
I would argue that your use of the term "Berniecrat" is itself a rejection of unity (nt) LongtimeAZDem Jul 2016 #64
It's not; some Dems are more conservative and some are more progressive, we are all JudyM Jul 2016 #97
Thank you -- this obamanut2012 Jul 2016 #233
Do you also object to "Team Hillary" "Blue Dogs" "New Democrats" "FDR Democrats" merrily Jul 2016 #262
You seem to be forgetting that Sanders supporters called Hillary everything from "liar" to . . . brush Jul 2016 #149
The OP seems to have a better memory than you credit him for. And no double standards, either. merrily Jul 2016 #283
Well, imo, the vitriol was much, much much worse from the Sanders side, what with the Stockholm . . brush Jul 2016 #359
I can assure you, Bernie supporters thought the opposite, what with calling Bernie a merrily Jul 2016 #361
You see it one way, I see it the other. For several months the front page of DU was 75% . . . brush Jul 2016 #364
I think your comment would be more effective without the title NWCorona Jul 2016 #58
"Over the last nine months"? ProudToBeBlueInRhody Jul 2016 #7
Thank you for the well stated post. jalan48 Jul 2016 #8
The poster is a zero reality mega-purist. Good luck in the POWERLESS MEGA-MINORITY. RBInMaine Jul 2016 #20
Adios RelativelyJones Jul 2016 #9
Goodbye cruel world major debacle Jul 2016 #10
Good night and good luck (With President Trump) LibraLiz1973 Jul 2016 #11
Where in that post did you read they wouldn't vote for Hillary? nt Snotcicles Jul 2016 #82
Beat me to it. merrily Jul 2016 #289
I'll be blaming HRC and the DNC That Guy 888 Jul 2016 #192
My reply had nothing to do with the DNC. LibraLiz1973 Jul 2016 #207
I live in Texas. The only meaningful vote for President for me is the primary election... That Guy 888 Jul 2016 #346
A couple of things you got wrong. Exilednight Jul 2016 #243
Pfft. What does David Axelrod know about campaigns, compared to the average DUer? merrily Jul 2016 #308
. Grassy Knoll Jul 2016 #12
It's called unity and putting the primaries behind us... cynatnite Jul 2016 #13
H.A.G.S GusBob Jul 2016 #14
Almost 100% of your posts seem to be about insanity, delusion, not being in reality and similar merrily Jul 2016 #310
No, they aren't ismnotwasm Jul 2016 #322
OH YES, THERE ARE, about those who think different. merrily Jul 2016 #323
I don't do "links" to posts. ismnotwasm Jul 2016 #326
As I already posted, that post is typical of what is merrily Jul 2016 #329
Okey dokey ismnotwasm Jul 2016 #331
"It's easy to boo. It's hard to look your kids in the eye if Donald Trump becomes President." DanTex Jul 2016 #16
^^^^^ (nt) LongtimeAZDem Jul 2016 #70
Amen and Amen!!! uponit7771 Jul 2016 #73
Now you're quoting Sanders? Contrary1 Jul 2016 #223
If you can't handle the fact baldguy Jul 2016 #17
^^^This!!! DemonGoddess Jul 2016 #34
Are you really bald? Nt NCTraveler Jul 2016 #62
Only above my face. baldguy Jul 2016 #74
+1 betsuni Jul 2016 #85
The most progressive candidate in a generation? JRLeft Jul 2016 #108
No laughing!!!! bravenak Jul 2016 #128
A generation is 25.5 years, so she's the most progressive since 1990. TheBlackAdder Jul 2016 #145
She's not more progressive than Obama. JRLeft Jul 2016 #203
Hell yes Stuckinthebush Jul 2016 #268
When we help elect and reelect Hillary Clinton, CAG Jul 2016 #18
Not a word about climate change, the biggest issue riderinthestorm Jul 2016 #155
Wow, so I missed one. What a petty response CAG Jul 2016 #261
Well, I think you should reconsider Onlooker Jul 2016 #19
For the record, the OP is about DU. The OP said nothing about not supporting Hillary. merrily Jul 2016 #309
This is how a competitive primary goes Dem2 Jul 2016 #21
Hope you enjoyed your YEAR here, Herb. MrScorpio Jul 2016 #22
Funny. My experience is the polar opposite of yours bravenak Jul 2016 #23
I was just thinking the same thing Sheepshank Jul 2016 #63
I think all the gbcw's are making the board better once they cast themselves off from here bravenak Jul 2016 #71
+100 JustAnotherGen Jul 2016 #294
Right on point Bravenak! Maru Kitteh Jul 2016 #116
Yep. Some people just cannot let the primary be over bravenak Jul 2016 #120
This message was self-deleted by its author G_j Jul 2016 #270
Are you serious with this? bravenak Jul 2016 #273
This message was self-deleted by its author G_j Jul 2016 #276
I never wanted a purge bravenak Jul 2016 #277
nevermind G_j Jul 2016 #279
You too bravenak Jul 2016 #281
Bye. LexVegas Jul 2016 #26
But you didn't thank us for all the fish. nt onehandle Jul 2016 #27
. geek tragedy Jul 2016 #29
Dont forget to vote Clinton/Kaine 2016 JaneyVee Jul 2016 #30
As a Bernie supporter who has been through several primaries here TDale313 Jul 2016 #31
Very well stated. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #41
I now see. Tonight's success is what this is about. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #32
You wrote: sarae Jul 2016 #33
+1000! DemonGoddess Jul 2016 #50
+1,000,000,000,000 LibraLiz1973 Jul 2016 #208
Paraphrasing a coment I heard on PBS interview last night liberal N proud Jul 2016 #239
OK bye. nt sufrommich Jul 2016 #36
amf taught_me_patience Jul 2016 #37
Who was your instructor? NCTraveler Jul 2016 #66
"Adios, motherfucker". I'll bet your parents are so proud of how you turned out. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #69
. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #72
ok, but it seems boring. merrily Jul 2016 #315
Can't be any more boring than lecturing people if their parents are proud or not. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #316
Does it matter what you get lectured about? Because I get lectured here at least merrily Jul 2016 #321
I'm sure your mom is proud taught_me_patience Jul 2016 #100
+1 bravenak Jul 2016 #103
^^^^^ (nt) LongtimeAZDem Jul 2016 #104
I myself am proud of being a member of www.jackpineradicals.com. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #109
Why don't you tell us what the "Never. Ever." in your sig line is for? Maru Kitteh Jul 2016 #121
Why don't I? Because, thank Christ, I'm not beholden to you. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #123
you are part of a site that proudly calls Hillary the "c" word, and has threads which spew still_one Jul 2016 #134
Did you want me to say it again? DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #138
stormfront's members think it has good discussions geek tragedy Jul 2016 #141
No idea what you're on about, but I will say that I like keeping one foot in each site. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #146
Lol geek tragedy Jul 2016 #154
Post removed Post removed Jul 2016 #158
No, it's where the misogynists and Trumpian Hillary Haters landsed. geek tragedy Jul 2016 #166
DU of the first few years was far more wide open to heated debate and profanities. Mika Jul 2016 #180
Hey, Mika. Thanks. It's good to see you here. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #185
I stick to DU's LatAm forum primarily. Have a few long time DU friends there. Mika Jul 2016 #193
Good people don't sit there questioning others orientation. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #151
I think your autocorrect got the better of you, but I get the basic gist. And I completely disagree. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #152
I'm not sure how you can completely disagree with facts. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #162
Let's not play binary games. Neither one of us is a simpleton. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #165
Going to bed now. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #171
Binary, in context, meant that a website with many thousands of posts can't be judged solely by a DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #177
you already have still_one Jul 2016 #164
Questioning Clintons orientation is also a hot topic there. Nt NCTraveler Jul 2016 #142
I guess I am not surprised still_one Jul 2016 #197
I would not do that, but that site is not there to elect Hillary and also merrily Jul 2016 #292
I'm not distressed. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #296
Reading posts by people you consider to be hateful bigots doesn't distress you? Cool. merrily Jul 2016 #302
I just checked christ is a mythological figure that doesn't really exist snooper2 Jul 2016 #332
Proud of a site that would ban Bernie Sanders but not geek tragedy Jul 2016 #139
you seem to be misinformed, but I'm not really inclined to help set you straight. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #143
If someone posted Sanders's advocacy verbatim for supporting Clinton over there, geek tragedy Jul 2016 #148
Having been here a good while longer than you, I believe I know what suits me. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #150
Well, you'll avoid commenting on the Trump vs Clinton race here. geek tragedy Jul 2016 #156
I'll talk about it when I'm inclined to talk about it. What an odd remark. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #161
Not allowed to advocate against Clinton in the election. geek tragedy Jul 2016 #169
Again, what an odd remark. Did you think I was unaware of the rules here? DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #174
I know you want Clinton to lose. geek tragedy Jul 2016 #181
You do? I'm on the edge of my chair. Aside from attempted guilt-by-link association, tell us all DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #186
It's just soooooo obvious, as you intend it to be. Maru Kitteh Jul 2016 #218
Lol, promoting a site that bashes Democrats while on a democratic giftedgirl77 Jul 2016 #167
You seem to be really angry about a progressive website. More power to you. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #170
Not angry, & there is nothing progressive about jackassradicals.com giftedgirl77 Jul 2016 #173
Larry Klayman must be a progressive in your view: geek tragedy Jul 2016 #178
Your guesswork is lacking, but your tenacity is impressive. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #179
Larry Klayman could post the archives of The Arkansas Project geek tragedy Jul 2016 #184
Mm hmmm. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2016 #188
Mmm hmmm geek tragedy Jul 2016 #191
Ewwwww, I looked. I know I shouldn't look. Two sentences was all I could stand. betsuni Jul 2016 #198
It's hard to see a site where someone uses the B word for Senator Warren as progressive muriel_volestrangler Jul 2016 #222
a progressive website? LUL. stonecutter357 Jul 2016 #293
Hey, do you have pull over at JPR? I created a Donald J Trump account and only got one OP in snooper2 Jul 2016 #333
I can't imagine why. Demsrule86 Jul 2016 #248
+1 Maru Kitteh Jul 2016 #118
I respect you and the energy you have brought to the party. Channel that. Tatiana Jul 2016 #38
DU really needs a GBCW forum...nt SidDithers Jul 2016 #40
Yes. We do bravenak Jul 2016 #45
It Would Have Zero Posts Every Other Day.. Grassy Knoll Jul 2016 #51
It could be programmed so that someone's first OP in a GBCW forum would automatically be their last. NurseJackie Jul 2016 #347
Admit it... GulfCoast66 Jul 2016 #42
Yes. All of this. Even now Bernie and his supporters are shit on riderinthestorm Jul 2016 #43
It went both ways, and it's a small segment of Sanders supporters who are booing mythology Jul 2016 #94
I honestly do not know where this persecution complex comes from related to progressive ideas at DU. LonePirate Jul 2016 #44
It comes from One of the 99 Jul 2016 #305
Don't forget your ball! nt procon Jul 2016 #46
We're pretty much all Sanders supporters here now. Nye Bevan Jul 2016 #48
I joined recently, zenabby Jul 2016 #49
Perspective. Thanks. Nt NCTraveler Jul 2016 #77
Great post, zenabby. brer cat Jul 2016 #106
Whatever Marianne... tandem5 Jul 2016 #53
Racial justice? Have you seen the platform? Or the racial makeup of Hillary supporters?!? Metric System Jul 2016 #54
Promise you'll leave Herb? Old and In the Way Jul 2016 #56
LOL! merrily Jul 2016 #318
Hope you find your way to JPR, where you'll be welcomed. HooptieWagon Jul 2016 #57
As would Donald Trump, who would be a big hit with his geek tragedy Jul 2016 #144
To slur Dems at will. RonniePudding Jul 2016 #348
I've been here twelve years AwakeAtLast Jul 2016 #59
Yes. This. ^^^^^ n/t susanna Jul 2016 #216
Good bye workinclasszero Jul 2016 #60
This place will be a lot more open again after the election. Check it out then. aikoaiko Jul 2016 #61
This is Democratic Underground and we SUPPORT our DEMOCRATIC candidates here. RBInMaine Jul 2016 #84
Yes, but we're not always the echo chamber we become during elections. aikoaiko Jul 2016 #89
I don't think it'll ever become the HIllary Hate site you would like it to be. Maru Kitteh Jul 2016 #125
I don't want it to be a Hillary hate site. aikoaiko Jul 2016 #130
It is nice to have a selective memory, when post like this were common place for months on DU still_one Jul 2016 #96
Your side gave as good as you got. aikoaiko Jul 2016 #98
I tried. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #105
It wasn't even close still_one Jul 2016 #124
Bye! Cali_Democrat Jul 2016 #65
This Calls For Zappa... Grassy Knoll Jul 2016 #68
Peace. I enjoyed some of your posts NWCorona Jul 2016 #76
Wait, don't forget to take your big wooden cross. I think I see some nails over there, too. betsuni Jul 2016 #80
*chortles* Quayblue Jul 2016 #340
Good bye. The Second Stone Jul 2016 #87
+1 (nt) LongtimeAZDem Jul 2016 #91
As I've said before , by isolating yourselves, you destroy your relevance LongtimeAZDem Jul 2016 #88
Goodbye, Felicia scheming daemons Jul 2016 #92
Well, hopefully you'll get better. Starry Messenger Jul 2016 #95
I can certainly understand your frustration. pangaia Jul 2016 #101
Right? merrily Jul 2016 #349
. RandySF Jul 2016 #102
Sorry you weren't able to stick it out. Aristus Jul 2016 #107
Too much unity and good vibes at the convention today? RonniePudding Jul 2016 #110
Auf Wiedersehen Person 2713 Jul 2016 #111
I think you deserve a respectful hearing and I think that responses to what you say should Tal Vez Jul 2016 #113
I wish you well, Herb True Dough Jul 2016 #114
I have been here since the last election. Lobo27 Jul 2016 #115
Don't go !! You are very good at BS like the rest of us :) Laura PourMeADrink Jul 2016 #117
Goodbye LuvLoogie Jul 2016 #119
I supported Bernie. I STILL support him. kestrel91316 Jul 2016 #122
Alas, you're right that DU has become much less valuable. Jim Lane Jul 2016 #126
I never even read DU during a contested primary. merrily Jul 2016 #353
Bye, Felicia. bigwillq Jul 2016 #129
Yeah, right joeybee12 Jul 2016 #137
By... Agnosticsherbet Jul 2016 #157
Lol giftedgirl77 Jul 2016 #159
This is a bullshit post The_Casual_Observer Jul 2016 #175
So many of these "goodbye cruel DU" posts over the past decade anneboleyn Jul 2016 #337
Walk out. Barack_America Jul 2016 #176
No worse & no better than the PUMAs of yesteryear. EOM abbeyco Jul 2016 #183
Oh come on, let bygones be bygones. ErikJ Jul 2016 #190
I empathize with you... chwaliszewski Jul 2016 #194
I dunno, Herb. I mean, I hear you, and certainly as a Bernie supporter PatrickforO Jul 2016 #195
Sorry to see you leave. Ned Flanders Jul 2016 #196
Always fun to read ... NanceGreggs Jul 2016 #201
It is funny to see them complain about that when they were " 85%" of the board.. Cha Jul 2016 #220
Hey Herb Firebrand Gary Jul 2016 #206
I hope you'll come back, some day. sofa king Jul 2016 #212
A mature and lovely post! merrily Jul 2016 #365
Bye Herb here! See you there! riderinthestorm Jul 2016 #214
Bye Stand and Fight Jul 2016 #219
Deuces. nt Jamaal510 Jul 2016 #221
Thank you for self-deporting? Maru Kitteh Jul 2016 #224
You'll be back. Socal31 Jul 2016 #225
In other words take your ball and go home? stonecutter357 Jul 2016 #228
YOU NEVER REALLY LOVED HER obamanut2012 Jul 2016 #232
Behave! merrily Jul 2016 #335
You win some, you lose some... Mike Nelson Jul 2016 #235
Oh, the irony of this statement... BobbyDrake Jul 2016 #241
Yes, it's ridiculous. betsuni Jul 2016 #267
When you post the quotes, KitSileya Jul 2016 #286
It's projection. So much projection, really. BobbyDrake Jul 2016 #304
K&R for Merrily's several replies in this thread. Scuba Jul 2016 #247
I've been on this site off and on since 2001 okieinpain Jul 2016 #249
Childish BeyondGeography Jul 2016 #253
not unlike middle-school drama, is it DrDan Jul 2016 #258
I have never understood the purpose of these sort of posts...nt Demsrule86 Jul 2016 #255
Me either. I've been here for ten + years (since 2004) anneboleyn Jul 2016 #339
Take care and be well. hrmjustin Jul 2016 #256
Well, Bye.. MyNameGoesHere Jul 2016 #264
Democratic Underground Mission Statement: George II Jul 2016 #272
Cya tallahasseedem Jul 2016 #278
Don't go away mad.... JTFrog Jul 2016 #280
9 whole months? Bobbie Jo Jul 2016 #284
Maybe we need a Group for "farewell" and "goodbye" OPs! Sancho Jul 2016 #291
And, in contrast, Hello DU! Patiod Jul 2016 #295
Welcome back! nt One of the 99 Jul 2016 #303
Welcome back! workinclasszero Jul 2016 #343
Thank you for the notification of your departure. ChazII Jul 2016 #297
Bye bye. beaglelover Jul 2016 #299
So you didn't get your way One of the 99 Jul 2016 #300
Sanders and you arent even democrats... artyteacher Jul 2016 #307
Awwwwww. Loki Jul 2016 #311
Sure, constructive criticism. Lord Magus Jul 2016 #325
Nice research! I did not know that overturning the will of the voters is a progressive ideal now. LonePirate Jul 2016 #366
Message auto-removed Name removed Jul 2016 #327
Welcome to DU, may your time here be educational uppityperson Jul 2016 #330
Sorry OP. This is about the cult of personality. Sanders agrees with 95% of what Clinton is Doodley Jul 2016 #328
You weren't demonized. Put away the victim card. Tarc Jul 2016 #336
I hope to see you back after the GE. K&R Tierra_y_Libertad Jul 2016 #338
FWIW most people did & do listen, but how many of you listen to different views? themaguffin Jul 2016 #341
"we *truly* believe in progressive ideals" nini Jul 2016 #342
Buh-bye, i am very glad to see you leaving if you are not voting for the Democratic candidate. GumboYaYa Jul 2016 #351
Well, are you "with" Bernie or not? Have you completely given up on him jonno99 Jul 2016 #352
kthanksbai! nt LaydeeBug Jul 2016 #357
You had me at " (I wouldn't tbh) " nt Buzz cook Jul 2016 #358
Post removed Post removed Jul 2016 #362
self righteous to the end. Thank God you're getting away from those "HORRRIBLE" Clinton people who Bill USA Jul 2016 #363
Locking mcar Jul 2016 #367
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