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Tesha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-27-09 05:40 PM
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65. THE ONLY WAY our party will learn the necessary lesson... if we progressives, liberals, and other scum
*DON'T* turn out and work on behalf of obvious DLC
candidates every two years.

So far, very few of us have been willing to exercise
that "nuclear option". And the DLC knows this and so
they keep handing us shit and telling us it's filet
mignon as they drift farther and farther into pro-
moting the exact same policies Republicans used to
promote several decades ago.

Me? I'm done. Obama was *NOT* my candidate but once
he was nominated, I worked very hard to support him
in the General Election because his election would
change America's history in some very important ways.
But I knew he'd be a very poor representative for my
issues. And now, history has been made and he has made
it clear through his appointments and policies that I
should sit down and shut up until I'm needed to re-elect
his friends in 2010 and he himself in 2012.

Sorry, Barrack. I'm done. You didn't appoint a single
progressive or liberal to your government so I will
return the favor and oppose in primaries all DLC
candidates. And if they're nominated anyway, then in
the General Election, I'll find someone besides a DLCer
to vote for. No support or vote for Obama. No support
or vote for John Lynch. No support or vote for Jeanne
Shaheen. Next time, let the DLCers empty their wallets
and wear out their shoe leather. (Paul Hodes? As far
as I know, he's representing me just fine so he'll
continue to get my support and my vote.)

It really is time for Liberals and Progressives to
stage a sit-down strike and show the DLC that we're
not to be ignored for 23 months out of every 24.

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