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I'm taking a break from my break to give some of the reasons I'm having difficulty with everything. (Original Post) mmonk May 2016 OP
It is not that hard. It's just that a segment of the party has the conscience of republicans Doctor_J May 2016 #1
^^That^^ onecaliberal May 2016 #2
Sad state of affairs laserhaas May 2016 #42
Indeed. onecaliberal May 2016 #59
nothing specific about what he's seeking to include in the platform on behalf of Hillary? bigtree May 2016 #3
*centrist Democrat JonLeibowitz May 2016 #4
Tags and name-calling Dem2 May 2016 #9
Bank-owned real estate. dchill May 2016 #52
I'm not smearing anyone in particular. mmonk May 2016 #12
he works for a bank, therefore his work on the platform committee is corrupted bigtree May 2016 #13
Was Don Quixote the crazy one? mmonk May 2016 #15
he wasn't really crazy, just the townspeople's opinion of him bigtree May 2016 #21
I'm a contemporary Quixote ...and it sucks laserhaas May 2016 #45
By the way, I'm a victim of your heroes. mmonk May 2016 #16
you don't really know who my 'heroes' are bigtree May 2016 #17
Please enlighten me 'mmonk' laserhaas May 2016 #46
Barney Frank has been acting like a jerk towards Sanders and his supporters Armstead May 2016 #14
Recommended. H2O Man May 2016 #5
Where there is sunlight. mmonk May 2016 #7
It's too funny! H2O Man May 2016 #10
god forbid bigtree May 2016 #8
This message was self-deleted by its author NCTraveler May 2016 #19
Had I seen H2O Man May 2016 #20
Who are you talking about? mmonk May 2016 #24
I note that he H2O Man May 2016 #48
This message was self-deleted by its author NCTraveler May 2016 #54
Please provide evidence. H2O Man May 2016 #55
People who speak to power nadinbrzezinski May 2016 #27
True! H2O Man May 2016 #28
Kicked and recommended. Uncle Joe May 2016 #6
You're quite welcome as always. mmonk May 2016 #11
Post removed Post removed May 2016 #18
What in the hell are you talking about? mmonk May 2016 #25
Those that support the corporate agenda have no conscience, just personal greed. -nt- NorthCarolina May 2016 #22
People of conscience dana_b May 2016 #23
Great post and thanks. The party has developed a coldness or indifference. mmonk May 2016 #56
You mean the first time you posted this today leftynyc May 2016 #26
This post preceded that one. mmonk May 2016 #30
So either way leftynyc May 2016 #31
I was going to but why in the hell should I let a false accusation stand? mmonk May 2016 #32
It is a catch 22...damned if you do...damned if you don't laserhaas May 2016 #47
I see the bat signal went off nadinbrzezinski May 2016 #29
It damn sure did. Can't even exit gracefully to get out of this food fight. mmonk May 2016 #33
Door is open, do it nadinbrzezinski May 2016 #35
Not until I deal with what I'm seeing. mmonk May 2016 #39
I am just too damn stubborn nadinbrzezinski May 2016 #40
I certainly will. I've always enjoyed your posts. mmonk May 2016 #41
Please stop bullying my dad jpmonk91 May 2016 #34
You got the wrong person kid nadinbrzezinski May 2016 #36
I was talking about jpmonk91 May 2016 #37
Trust me I know nadinbrzezinski May 2016 #38
That sucks jpmonk91 May 2016 #43
Well the last nadinbrzezinski May 2016 #44
I war with them laserhaas May 2016 #49
I laugh at them as well jpmonk91 May 2016 #50
Keep some of your hope alive nadinbrzezinski May 2016 #51
I totally agree jpmonk91 May 2016 #53
if you all leave... I'm outta here too. lapfog_1 May 2016 #57
OH I am to stubborn to leave nadinbrzezinski May 2016 #58
 

Doctor_J

(36,392 posts)
1. It is not that hard. It's just that a segment of the party has the conscience of republicans
Sat May 14, 2016, 07:54 PM
May 2016

And that segment also has the money and the media.

bigtree

(87,567 posts)
3. nothing specific about what he's seeking to include in the platform on behalf of Hillary?
Sat May 14, 2016, 08:23 PM
May 2016

...just the smear of this decades-long, liberal Democrat?

FFS, this is the Sanders campaign in spades.


bigtree

(87,567 posts)
13. he works for a bank, therefore his work on the platform committee is corrupted
Sun May 15, 2016, 10:00 PM
May 2016

...before we even know what the proposals are and what influence he has on what.

This fits in with the rest of the innuendo used against Hillary. A smear. Don't expect me to give you a debate on it's merits. I'm not interested in fighting Sanders campaign nonsense any more. It's over, but I can see the desire here to continue the campaign into the convention.

Here's a clue. Convention platforms are pablum. You're tilting at windmills.

bigtree

(87,567 posts)
21. he wasn't really crazy, just the townspeople's opinion of him
Tue May 17, 2016, 11:53 AM
May 2016

...cruel folks.

He was a rather tragic figure (almost heroic, in the most sympathetic view), although, he seemed to redeem himself as he progressed with his displays of valiance which seemed to strengthen him; albeit in vain. (I'm remembering this, so I'm not positive I'm relating it accurately.)

All 'tilting at windmills' really represents in the context I used it is attacking imaginary enemies.

 

laserhaas

(7,805 posts)
45. I'm a contemporary Quixote ...and it sucks
Tue May 17, 2016, 02:10 PM
May 2016

But that duants me not ...from doing the battle

It is a civil war against despits like Frank , Hillary & Romney ...that must be fought..if we are to have any hope


https://shadowproof.com/2015/01/01/the-unending-etoys-com-bankruptcy/

bigtree

(87,567 posts)
17. you don't really know who my 'heroes' are
Tue May 17, 2016, 09:07 AM
May 2016

...and you can't make an informed judgement on that by my refusal to support Bernie Sanders as our nominee.

So many folks opposing Hillary here have created their own narrative and spend their political capital arguing against all of that.

Are we also 'victims' of Sanders' vote to deregulate derivatives?

 

Armstead

(47,803 posts)
14. Barney Frank has been acting like a jerk towards Sanders and his supporters
Sun May 15, 2016, 10:02 PM
May 2016

He's always been a jerk, but at least he used to be a jerk to Republicans.

He's just a jerk.

bigtree

(87,567 posts)
8. god forbid
Sat May 14, 2016, 09:36 PM
May 2016

...anyone express a different perspective on our Democratic discussion board.

So, you popped up on this thread trolling a poster, to complain about trolling?

Response to H2O Man (Reply #5)

H2O Man

(74,300 posts)
20. Had I seen
Tue May 17, 2016, 10:54 AM
May 2016

that, I would certainly have spoken up. I know you as a good and decent person, who I consider a real friend.

H2O Man

(74,300 posts)
48. I note that he
Tue May 17, 2016, 02:15 PM
May 2016

denies what you have stated here. I think that you need to supply proof, or delete your post.

Response to H2O Man (Reply #48)

Response to mmonk (Original post)

dana_b

(11,546 posts)
23. People of conscience
Tue May 17, 2016, 12:08 PM
May 2016

which I think the Democratic party is sorely lacking. After Nevada, all of the voter supporession/election fraud, the way that they continually either change the rules to fit their narrative or suppress the rights of others (see Nevada), I don't think the Democratic party can be called the party with a conscience anymore.

 

leftynyc

(26,060 posts)
26. You mean the first time you posted this today
Tue May 17, 2016, 01:29 PM
May 2016
http://www.democraticunderground.com/12511979617

didn't get the attention you thought it deserved? Are you waiting for the begging to stay?

mmonk

(52,589 posts)
30. This post preceded that one.
Tue May 17, 2016, 01:34 PM
May 2016

I came back to look at a post my son told me to look at. Then I saw an accusation in this thread. I'm trying to figure out where it came from. You people are losing your minds.

 

laserhaas

(7,805 posts)
47. It is a catch 22...damned if you do...damned if you don't
Tue May 17, 2016, 02:15 PM
May 2016

Hang in there...and let no nay say wreck your day

jpmonk91

(290 posts)
34. Please stop bullying my dad
Tue May 17, 2016, 01:50 PM
May 2016

mmonk is my dad. He has been here since the beginning and is a loyal progressive. We can all have a rational discussion about the issues.

 

nadinbrzezinski

(154,021 posts)
44. Well the last
Tue May 17, 2016, 02:09 PM
May 2016

Apparently news to me, I am not an immigrant who grew up in Mexico City, or a Latina or Jew.

That is just the last one. Ohio is a great state to grow up at. At this point I just laugh at the bullies.

jpmonk91

(290 posts)
50. I laugh at them as well
Tue May 17, 2016, 02:16 PM
May 2016

Nice to meet you btw. I'm John Monk the Bernie movement and H20 man got me to get involved more heavily in the political process.

lapfog_1

(29,434 posts)
57. if you all leave... I'm outta here too.
Tue May 17, 2016, 02:30 PM
May 2016

been here for a long time... since 2004.

Dealt with the bullshit when the 2008 election rolled around.

Don't feel like dealing with it again

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