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Mon Nov 19, 2012, 11:45 PM Nov 2012

Is Eric Swalwell a real Democrat? [View all]


Do We Trust Pete Stark to Represent Our Views?

Congressman Pete Stark one of nine Members of Congress to vote against re-affirming national motto.

Dublin, CA– Yesterday, the U.S. Congress voted 398-9 to re-affirm our national motto, “In God We Trust.” Since 1864, the phrase, “In God We Trust” has appeared on U.S. currency and in 1956 it was recognized as our national motto. Since the Civil War this inspirational motto has captured the spirit of our country and guided its people through world wars and the attacks of September 11.

Introducing the new "Democratic" Congressman from CA-15.

Pete Stark is an atheist. How the fuck do you expect him to vote? This guy claims to be a Democrat, but unless he belongs to the Fred Phelp wing of the Democratic Party, I don't buy it. His views are closer to the spirit of those responsible for September 11 than he is to the spirit that "guided its people through ... September 11."
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Yes. The Democratic Party is open to bigots who attack the atheism of a progressive pro-peace paragaon.
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No. He's a Republican who lied about his political beliefs and exploited hatred and ignorance to get elected.
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Is Eric Swalwell a real Democrat? [View all] leftlibdem420 Nov 2012 OP
Pete Stark lost. That sucks! This Christian loved that great Atheist Stark. We needed his voice hrmjustin Nov 2012 #1
I live in the adjacent district and I used to live in Stark's district. bayareamike Nov 2012 #2
How did he manage to beat Stark in the primary? Ken Burch Nov 2012 #3
Nothing. leftlibdem420 Nov 2012 #4
Then an initiative campaign to get rid of "top two" needs to start immediately. Ken Burch Nov 2012 #9
It was one of Ah-nold's pathetic "reforms"... leftlibdem420 Nov 2012 #17
Almost Everyone bottomofthehill Nov 2012 #29
If you're a republican and want to run for congress in the Bay Area, you have to run as a demosincebirth Nov 2012 #5
As a side note, Khanna's personal website bayareamike Nov 2012 #8
I would prefer that Khanna run for LtGov. If Swawell votes well, there is not need to contest him. bluestate10 Nov 2012 #26
Read the guys website. His policy positions are blue. I'm taking a wait and see mindset on him. nt bluestate10 Nov 2012 #27
I agree 100% with you. From reading Swalwell's site, he appears to be a blue-dog and a tab bit bluestate10 Nov 2012 #22
He is a Democrat gravity Nov 2012 #6
Like what? leftlibdem420 Nov 2012 #7
He is a Democrat, dont just look at one issue bottomofthehill Nov 2012 #28
You sure about that? And how is he preferable to Stark? Ken Burch Nov 2012 #10
I am saying he is not better than Stark gravity Nov 2012 #11
He's a former prosecutor...that's never a good sign Ken Burch Nov 2012 #14
That is a cheap attack gravity Nov 2012 #18
Ask most rape victims how hard prosecutors try to put rapists into jail. Ken Burch Nov 2012 #19
Exactly. leftlibdem420 Nov 2012 #20
DO you know those things, or are you just speculating? The Attorney General in my state, bluestate10 Nov 2012 #25
Ted Kennedy and John Kerry were both Prosecutors bottomofthehill Nov 2012 #31
And how many atheists did they go Southern Strategy on to get elected? leftlibdem420 Nov 2012 #32
From his position papers, does not look to scarey to me bottomofthehill Nov 2012 #33
Not everyone would agree SpartanDem Nov 2012 #12
OK...doesn't surprise me that the Chronicle wouldn't like him, though. Ken Burch Nov 2012 #13
But Mothers Jones isn't SpartanDem Nov 2012 #15
I know Mother Jones isn't...that wasn't what I was saying. Ken Burch Nov 2012 #16
How does the California system benefit the republican party? bluestate10 Nov 2012 #24
Wrong. leftlibdem420 Nov 2012 #30
I agree, he is a democrat. Maybe Moderate-Progressive. He can be good or bad, I suspect bluestate10 Nov 2012 #23
Look like he is a Christian blue-dog democrat. bluestate10 Nov 2012 #21
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