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Sun Jul 19, 2020, 09:06 PM

About the Lincoln Project

Many of us have voiced the concern that the Lincoln Project is doing the right thing but they are the opposition.
This is not only true, but I pray it stays true. We need an opposing party that understand that the country is more important than their party is. There used to be a tradition of reading George Washington's Farewell Address. This tradition disappeared during my lifetime.

One of the warnings that Washington gave was to not put party ahead of the nation. We need an opposing party for our party to remain honest. We need argument and opposition. But we need decent, patriotic opposition and not what we have seen from the Republican party ever since and perhaps before Nixon. If the Lincoln Project keeps to the voice and values they have shown in their videos and statements, I welcome them and wish with all my heart that they will reform the Republican party and give us the opponent that we need. An opponent that fights hard, and fights smart. An opponent that fights for the betterment of our nation, is the opponent we need.

Imagine a day when bipartisan does not mean concessions were made to pay off crooks. Imagine a day where bipartisan means it was thought through and argued with the intent of making our nation and our world a safer and better place.

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Reply About the Lincoln Project (Original post)
PurgedVoter Jul 2020 OP
JI7 Jul 2020 #1
Sewa Jul 2020 #8
JI7 Jul 2020 #10
Sewa Jul 2020 #11
JI7 Jul 2020 #12
Cha Jul 2020 #13
Sewa Jul 2020 #18
Cha Jul 2020 #19
Sewa Jul 2020 #20
Gore1FL Jul 2020 #15
JI7 Jul 2020 #17
betsuni Jul 2020 #21
Gore1FL Jul 2020 #23
JI7 Jul 2020 #24
mjvpi Jul 2020 #26
Gore1FL Jul 2020 #27
emmaverybo Jul 2020 #2
tman Jul 2020 #3
applegrove Jul 2020 #4
mucifer Jul 2020 #5
soothsayer Jul 2020 #6
quickesst Jul 2020 #7
Progressive Jones Jul 2020 #9
NNadir Jul 2020 #14
AmericanCanuck Jul 2020 #16
Shoonra Jul 2020 #22
JI7 Jul 2020 #25

Response to PurgedVoter (Original post)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 09:08 PM

1. The concerns are stupid. LP doesn't claim to be anything other than what they are

I feel like most of the concerned are those who don't want us to win.

Also they aren't asking us to vote for them.

The real concern are people who support Trump.

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Response to JI7 (Reply #1)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 11:16 PM

8. No they aren't

The TLP are playing and exploiting the scared dems. Do you have a guarantee that the donations they are collecting won’t be used against Democratic candidates?

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Response to Sewa (Reply #8)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 11:21 PM

10. If you are that paranoid then don't donate to them. They have already released things and these

people have hated Trump for years. They didn't just decide they hated trump now. They never supported him.

BTW we have no gaurantee that people who claim to be democrats, liberals, progressives will not use things against Democrats.

in 2016 trashy people attended the Democratic convention and booed the Democratic nominee and other democrats like John Lewis .

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Response to JI7 (Reply #10)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 11:25 PM

11. wake up and smell the coffee

Do you want to fund the rise of the Neo-con?

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Response to Sewa (Reply #11)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 11:37 PM

12. lol, too obvious

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Response to Sewa (Reply #11)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 11:45 PM

13. Take your own advice and quit dragging on those who are

seriously working to get Fascism OUT of OUR WH.

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Response to Cha (Reply #13)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 11:57 PM

18. So people can't have a different opinion

of the TLP on this site. I thought this was a Democratic site not Republican one.

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Response to Sewa (Reply #18)

Mon Jul 20, 2020, 12:03 AM

19. Yes We Can have a different Opinion.

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Response to Cha (Reply #19)

Mon Jul 20, 2020, 12:06 AM

20. Thank you

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Response to JI7 (Reply #1)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 11:51 PM

15. The concerns are based on the lavishing of praise on them from DU.

People forget these were the some folks we were lambasting until Trump.

Sure, I'll welcome their firepower, but it's good, and apparently all-too-necessary to remind people they can't be trusted. In the end, they may not support Trump, but they created him.

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Response to Gore1FL (Reply #15)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 11:54 PM

17. Nobody forgot anything. THeir whole thing is they are republicans who fucking Hate Trump

The trash at the 2016 Democratic Convention that booed the Democratic nominee and other democrats like John Lewis were more responsible for creating Trump than people who always hated Trump . That trash claimed to be from the left so we know there are frauds everywhere.

But the LP doesn't claim to be liberal or democratic . They don't hide their past.

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Response to JI7 (Reply #17)

Mon Jul 20, 2020, 12:07 AM

21. +1000000000000000

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Response to JI7 (Reply #17)

Mon Jul 20, 2020, 12:15 AM

23. I am glad they own it. I am glad they are fighting for Biden.

I am sick to death of the anti-left sentiment on DU, though. When we praise those that brought fascism and disdain those who share out values, we are doing it wrong.

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Response to Gore1FL (Reply #23)

Mon Jul 20, 2020, 12:16 AM

24. The trash that booed the Democratic nominee in 2016 and other democrats like John Lewis were Fascist

They were the ones who did all they could to help Trump.

They were the ones pushing the Trump lies .

Fuck them .

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Response to Gore1FL (Reply #15)

Mon Jul 20, 2020, 12:29 AM

26. These guys are good.

Big money. Top ad people. Normal George WBush aRepublicans.

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Response to mjvpi (Reply #26)

Mon Jul 20, 2020, 12:37 AM

27. Opposition to George W. Bush Republicans is literally why DU exists.

They suck. They are not good. They are in no way representative of DU values.

If they want to run anti Trump advertisements and oppose Trump, I am happy to let them. But I won't donate to or praise them. They are the reason we are here. They suck.

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Response to PurgedVoter (Original post)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 09:10 PM

2. Beautiful! I agree.

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Response to PurgedVoter (Original post)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 09:10 PM

3. I don't care what they do after trump is out.

For now, they are allies in a battle for the sole and the fate of a nation.



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Response to PurgedVoter (Original post)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 09:16 PM

4. Imagine a world where the Lincoln Project becomes the Lincoln Party

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in the middle. Just like the Liberals have one most often in canada over the last 152 years as there are multiple parties in canada so the center party wins. Now i like the Liberals and politics of all parties in canada are way to the left of parties in the US, but a center right party run by the people running the Lincoln Project would break up the Democratic big tent. That is the republicans only choice because the majority of americans refused to give up their humanity and become white supremacists and republicans then need a new coalition as demographics change for good. A Lincoln Party could run in the center and win the presidency then work with Republicans in the House and Senate. I don't know for sure but these are cold blooded operators who have not woken up from anything. They made the Republican Party the less obvious white supremacist party for decades. Think about it.

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Response to PurgedVoter (Original post)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 09:21 PM

5. I feel that TLP and Republican Voters Against Trump have ways of reaching republicans that we don't

I especially like the youtube channel for Republican Voters Against Trump

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC03-Q9vq-JyiStTnqasADVg

It takes you to this video with the words of Ronald Reagan (I hate Reagan BTW) giving his shining city on a hill speech with modern day video images


I don't think a democratic PAC would do that. Plus the testimonials from everyday republicans or former republicans who state in youtube videos why they won't vote for trump this time. Most say they are voting for Biden. Some say they are voting a straight democratic ticket.

I think this is how we win.

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Response to PurgedVoter (Original post)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 09:27 PM

6. Agreed. Even the very happy kingdom of Bhutan knows the importance of opposing viewpoints

...for a healthy system.

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Response to PurgedVoter (Original post)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 11:09 PM

7. After witnessing....

.... firsthand what their party or in many cases, former party has become, there will be great effort to see to it that it never happens again. The Lincoln Project has proven the two partys can work together for the greater good.

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Response to PurgedVoter (Original post)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 11:17 PM

9. I fully support The Lincoln Project and what it is attempting to do

to save our nation .

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Response to PurgedVoter (Original post)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 11:46 PM

14. A nation thrives if its leadership has a sane opposition.

In this sense, I miss the old Republican party, before it embraced a cult of personality around a racist idiot.

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Response to PurgedVoter (Original post)

Sun Jul 19, 2020, 11:52 PM

16. Exactly this.

You stated it very eloquently.

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Response to PurgedVoter (Original post)

Mon Jul 20, 2020, 12:11 AM

22. But Lincoln Project is not getting enough publicity

I've seen the Lincoln Project videos here but not on TV, where they might change some votes.

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Response to Shoonra (Reply #22)

Mon Jul 20, 2020, 12:17 AM

25. People are on the internet more these days

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