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Wed Aug 5, 2015, 05:32 PM

No, Debbie, *Here's* Who We Need To Watch *(UPDATED X 2!!!)

Wed Aug 05, 2015 at 06:47 AM PDT
No, Debbie, *Here's* Who We Need To Watch *(UPDATED X 2!!!)
by nailbender


I got an email yesterday from Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the DNC, titled "Here's who we need to watch." It was an email that was actually advertising the GOP Primary Debate tomorrow night! Here's the whole thing:

Bruce --

Donald Trump. Jeb Bush. Scott Walker. Mike Huckabee. Ben Carson. Ted Cruz. Marco Rubio. Rand Paul. Chris Christie. John Kasich.

It's official: This is the GOP's A-team -- the 10 candidates who get to be on stage in the primetime slot on Thursday.

We already know that any one of these top Republican contenders would be a disastrous choice for president. That's why I'm going to be on the ground in Cleveland, watching closely so we're ready to fight back early and often.

RSVP here if you're planning on watching, too.

Here's what we know we can expect: Mudslinging at each other and promises to undo all the progress President Obama and Democrats have made over the last seven years. That's why we need our most committed supporters to be on the lookout with us and help push back. And that's exactly where you come in, Bruce.

Can we count on you to tune in on Thursday? Just click here and we'll send you a reminder (and you'll get access to play our online GOP Bingo game!):

http://my.democrats.org/page/s/watch-the-gop-debate-on-thursday?source=em_20150803_dnc_misc&utm_medium=email&utm_source=dnc&utm_campaign=em_20150803_dnc_misc

We couldn't do this without you, Bruce.

Debbie

Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Chair
Democratic National Committee


Jesus. What a joke. Except it's not a joke.

Can we count on you to tune in on Thursday? Just click here and we'll send you a reminder (and you'll get access to play our online GOP Bingo game!)


So the Chair of the DNC, in a brilliant strategic move, is encouraging Democrats to inflate the ratings of the FOX News network as they go about the business of promoting the personalities and policies of the GOP Presidential field??? And she's hoping we'll use the DNC's Bingo game to make a fun night out of it???

This is not a game, Debbie, it's the most critical political juncture in the history of the world (and that's not even close to hyperbole) and your plan is for us to sit down with popcorn and Bingo cards and have some fun! Meanwhile, the whole country (and the world) is going to be subjected, without a countervailing event from the Democrats, to the distortions of the John Birch Society that has rebranded itself as the Modern GOP.

That's why I'm going to be on the ground in Cleveland, watching closely so we're ready to fight back early and often.


Notes to Debbie:

1) "Early" is passing us by. As of this date in 2007, the Dems had already had 6 POTUS candidate debates, with 3 more upcoming in just the next two weeks of that cycle. So much for "early."

2) "Often"??? How often? You've "scheduled" only 6 DNC Primary debates in total for the whole Primary season! In 2008, with Howard Dean chairing the DNC, there were 26 Dem primary debates, 20 more than you're seeing fit to hold. So much for "often."

3) "So we're ready to fight back?" What? We're not ready yet and we have to subject ourselves to what you correctly point out will be a tired rehash of the failed policies and character assassinations we've endured for decades? If we're not already "ready," we're in very deep shit, Debbie.

It's been 3 full months since you "scheduled" the DNC Primary debates, Debbie, and I'm putting quotes around "scheduled" because you haven't scheduled even one of them so far, only made vague promises that the first one will be this Fall. Fall officially ends on December 21, so if you keep slow-walking this, we might not see a Dem debate till just before Christmas.

Over the fold, I will get to the underlying problem.

Who we need to watch, Debbie, are the Dem Candidates juxtaposed to the GOP wrecking crew, in a debate setting where the country and the world can actually observe the difference between the two sets of candidates, one set proposing policies and ideas that will benefit the entire country and our environment, and the other intent on driving us off the multiple cliffs we're headed toward right now.

And no, it won't be enough for just you to stand in front of a FOX microphone after the debate tomorrow and present the Dem perspective as if you're representing all the Dem candidates. You are not neutral with respect to the Democratic field; we know that your loyalties lie with just one of them because you were her campaign co-chair in '08 and the main reason you're still chairing the DNC after the historic debacle of the 2014 midterms is because Hillary can count on you to run interference for her. That's exactly why we don't have DNC debates scheduled yet, because they're perceived as a liability for Hillary.

How do I know this? because Hillary began to lose her lead to Obama in an '07 debate and never got her momentum back. On October 7, CNN published a poll that showed Hillary 30 points ahead of Obama (a similar spread to yesterday's WSJ/NBC poll that has Hillary and Bernie 35 points apart). Then, two weeks later on October 30, there was a Dem primary debate in Philadelphia where Hillary stumbled badly on two items: immigration (she tried to straddle the issue of whether illegal aliens should be give drivers licenses) and secrecy (around the issue of Bill telling the National Archives not to release any communications between the two of them till 2012, which she tried to palm off on "the process").

Following that debate, in which Hillary was considered the loser, polling began to dramatically shift in Obama's direction. On January 5, just before the NH primary and on the heels of Obama's IA win, there was the Nashua NH "change" and "likeability" debate, following which polling showed Clinton and Obama tied.

Now there was obviously a lot more going on in the contest than just the debates, but it's incontrovertible that Obama's eventual Primary victory was aided in large part by the debate process. This is why we now have the slow-walking of the 2016 Dem debates. The longer they wait the greater the chance that Bernie will stumble and become irrelevant. He's already stumbled a few times and recovered, but a debate is a situation where Hillary can stumble, as she's shown she can do in the past, and that's a chance the DNC is trying to avoid till the very last minute.

It's time to give us a real contest, Debbie. It's time to stop favoring you favored candidate. It's time for the Dems to debate each other so that the country can compare us to the GOP, and time to stop letting them have the nationally televised stage all to themselves.

UPDATE: I just caught a news item from the Daily Beast that indicates the DNC will be announcing the debate schedule in a week or so. We'll see what happens. Not counting chickens just yet.

2:04 PM PT: IMPORTANT UPDATE!! voteforbernie.org is sponsoring a #WeWantDebate social media effort now. Go to their site and do your thing! http://voteforbernie.org/debate/

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/08/05/1408928/-No-Debbie-Here-s-Who-We-Need-To-Watch

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Reply No, Debbie, *Here's* Who We Need To Watch *(UPDATED X 2!!!) (Original post)
FourScore Aug 2015 OP
ibegurpard Aug 2015 #1
orpupilofnature57 Aug 2015 #3
JDPriestly Aug 2015 #60
MisterP Aug 2015 #14
Adrahil Aug 2015 #64
HooptieWagon Aug 2015 #48
orpupilofnature57 Aug 2015 #61
Enthusiast Aug 2015 #62
sabrina 1 Aug 2015 #71
orpupilofnature57 Aug 2015 #2
Zorra Aug 2015 #4
MissDeeds Aug 2015 #32
CharlotteVale Aug 2015 #5
SoapBox Aug 2015 #6
cascadiance Aug 2015 #30
Plucketeer Aug 2015 #37
jalan48 Aug 2015 #7
olddots Aug 2015 #8
L0oniX Aug 2015 #73
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tblue37 Aug 2015 #57
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Vincardog Aug 2015 #11
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Cosmic Kitten Aug 2015 #13
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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 05:40 PM

1. how is she still heading the DNC?

Although I doubt this was actually dreamed up and sent out by her...more likely some pimply-faced poli-sci major interning at minimum wage or less that signed her name to it. I delete all the DNC stuff. My money and effort goes to my local and state officials and candidates. The DNC is just a jobs program for poitical consultants and staffers.

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Response to ibegurpard (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 05:43 PM

3. The machines are of the problem when it comes to the best people being provided and supported .

 

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Response to orpupilofnature57 (Reply #3)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 01:45 AM

60. The "in-crowd." Debbie and Tweety. They personify its stupidity.

Self-serving and oblivious to the damage they do to our country.

We need the debates especially in states that don't have early primaries and are not swing states. Please. Please. Give us the debates.

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Response to ibegurpard (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:36 PM

14. "her plan for 2014 was PERFECT: it's not her fault the voters didn't respond to it!"

that's literally how they think BTW

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Response to MisterP (Reply #14)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 05:55 AM

64. I've already told the DNC, no more money until she is replaced.

 

She is a terrible DNC chair.

Having said that, what on earth is the point of more than 6 debates? What do you think you will learn?

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Response to ibegurpard (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 09:23 PM

48. How many Congressional and Senate seats have we lost under her?

 

Why does that incompetent Third Way hack still have a job?

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Response to HooptieWagon (Reply #48)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 04:18 AM

61. $$$$$

 

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Response to HooptieWagon (Reply #48)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 05:08 AM

62. +1 an entire shit load.

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Response to HooptieWagon (Reply #48)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 09:29 AM

71. So long as those seats went to Corporate tools, the Corporate entities who

have so much power in this country, are fine with what to us, seems like a failure by DWS.

We move in a totally different world and have a completely different view of what 'failure' means than they do.

She would have failed IF actual Left/Progressives had won those seats.

The people don't matter much as we see with the TPP eg.

Leave Debbie alone, she's doing a fine job! The one you should be worried about, as the Third Way is, is Elizabeth Warren. As two founders of the Third Way said re Warren, 'she needs to moderate her rhetoric'.

The above paragraph is probably bad satire, however it's true imo.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 05:41 PM

2. What a joke, why so they'll be afraid to think of anything but the easy solution, more of the same ?

 

Look at history, most people would want to explain the many Variances in their career's, no watch Faux instead .

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 05:50 PM

4. Debbie was co-chair of Hillary Clinton's 2008 Presidential campaign.

She absolutely does not want HRC to ever have to get into the ring with Bernie Sanders, unless the debate is restricted to script, and tightly controlled in order to do as little damage to Hillary's campaign as possible.

I'm sure she's been hoping Bernie will just go away if she can postpone the first debate for a long enough period of time.

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Response to Zorra (Reply #4)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 07:43 PM

32. That should be a conflict of interest

 

The fewer debates, the better for Hillary. Her performance in the 2008 debates was not great, to say the least.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 05:50 PM

5. Maybe she hopes we'll be so disgusted by theirs we won't want our own debates.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:00 PM

6. WTF?

Sheesh...she needs to be gone.

But seems that the Old Timer/Bubba Club/DINO Bunch are in a tight grip on the DNC plus all in for The Annointed One.

Shit...I'm so over all this rotten to the core crap.

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Response to SoapBox (Reply #6)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 07:35 PM

30. Is anyone set to primary her in her House seat? It SHOULD happen!

 

Maybe the DCCC will back her heavily, but I think there are enough of us fed up out there that would fund a challenger of hers, that perhaps we could actually get that House race to have more debates than she wants at the presidential level and maybe even give it national coverage so that people can see her answer questions as to why she isn't having more presidential debates and defend her sorry ass!

I'd donate a bit of money to a challenger of hers!

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Response to cascadiance (Reply #30)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 08:32 PM

37. I'd put money behind a challenger!

 

This person is NOT qualified to lead Dems to the winner's circle. I find her obnoxious and irritating. And BTW, Howard Dean's spew of late, is turning me against him as well. These folks need to wake up and smell the reality!

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:01 PM

7. Maybe Debbie was just trying to make us feel better about not having our own debate.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:07 PM

8. She is one of the best stand up comics alive

 

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Response to olddots (Reply #8)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 10:51 AM

73. Oddly enough a Googel search of "Debbie Downer" got me this...

 



debbie-wasserman-schultz-lunatic.jpg

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:24 PM

9. Silly Democrat. Thinking that there actually is a primary election.

*Jedi mind trick hand wave* There is only one electable candidate. You don't need to know anything specific about her policies.

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Response to jeff47 (Reply #9)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 08:34 PM

38. Heee! nt

 

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Response to jeff47 (Reply #9)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 12:43 AM

57. When asked about specific policy positions, Scott walker always says he will have a plan to

show voters later. When Hillary was asked about her Keystone XL position, she said she would reveal it in 2017!

No, that 's not how it is done, Hillary. We want to know what we would be buying before we lay down the money--or votes--for it.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:26 PM

10. Psst! Democrats!

 

Your party leadership is gaming the primaries to ensure the outcome they want. This is thwarting democracy, and should be condemned.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:29 PM

11. Kindly call Debbie at 202-863-8000 and remind her! What you think

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Response to Vincardog (Reply #11)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:31 PM

12. ...^ that

 

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:32 PM

13. FFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUCCCCCCCCCKKKKKKKKKK!!!!!!!!!!!!! DWS!




WILL SOMEONE GET HER OUT OF THAT OFFICE!!!!!!!!!!

MMMMOTHEREFFINFFFFINWWWWAHHHHHTTTTHEHHEHEHEFFFFFFFFFFFF!

THE DLC IS WORSE THAN WORTHLESS!
THEY ARE THE PROBLEM!

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #13)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:38 PM

16. If I had seen your response before I typed mine, I wouldn't have bothered!

Most excellent.

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Response to Juicy_Bellows (Reply #16)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:42 PM

17. ARRRGGGHARGAHARGAHA

MY PREVIOUS POST WAS TRUNCATED
TO SPARE MY OTHERS OF MY ENTIRE RANT>......
HERE'S MY COMPLETE THOUGHT ON THE ISSUE!!!!11!!!!11!111



FFFUUHUHGGGGHHHHHYOOOOOUOUOUOUOUOU DWS

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #17)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:45 PM

19. Haha! That made me chuckle a good bit!

Cheers!

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #17)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 07:15 PM

26. Yep tHINGS LIKE THIS MAKE YOU WANT TO TYPE IN ALL CAPS.

SSSSSHHHHHIIIIIITTTTT!!!!!!!!!

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #17)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 08:11 PM

35. ^ All of this stuff ^

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #13)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 07:05 PM

24. Everything you said!

But with more FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUCCCCCCCCCCCKKKKKKKKKKKK!!!!!!!!!!!

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #13)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 09:07 PM

47. Awesome post!!

I'm still laughing five minutes later!! Hilarious!!!

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:37 PM

15. That is insanity.

To suggest you watch the Republican debate with such fervor is really odd. A lot of us will likely check in to see a few train wrecks for laughs but "Can we count on you to tune in on Thursday?" WTF?

Can we count on distracting you with all these buffoons over there so we can slip by unnoticed into the general?

Thanks for all the information - I didn't realize we'd already had 6 debates by this time in 2007.

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Response to Juicy_Bellows (Reply #15)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:45 PM

20. AND, AND SHE wants to LIMIT OUR DEBATES!!!!11!1 WWWWHHHHHATATATTAFFFFFFUUUU

WATCH THE REPUBLICANS!!!!
WE WON'T BE HAVING MANY OF OUR OWN!!!!!1111!!!


FIRE HER!
HIRE TRUMP TO FIRE HER, TODAY!!!!

SOMEONE FIRE HER NOW!
SHE IS MAKING THE DNC AN ENABLER OF THE ENEMY!!!!!

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #20)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:48 PM

21. You're in proper form to give Debbie a call @ 202-863-8000.



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Response to Juicy_Bellows (Reply #21)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:50 PM

22. Gonna need a payphone for that call!!!!11!!1!!!1!!1!!

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Response to Juicy_Bellows (Reply #21)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 09:48 PM

50. +1 And record it, so we can listen!

That animation, My sides hurt.......

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #20)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 08:47 PM

42. No - no - I actually understand

 

where dippity Debbie is coming from on this. Since the coronation is already arranged, why spend money on needless debates??? I mean..... Debates? You want debates?? Watch the GOP debates and let us save the money we would fritter away on our own. C'mon folks. The royal robe - woven of gold - the diamond-dripping tiara - that sorta pomp has real monetary circumstance. We're Dem ones what pretends we care for the little guys. We need to show we CAN be thrifty when it comes right down to it! Sheesh!

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:44 PM

18. I know, let's play DNC Chairman Bingo. There's gotta be a better Democratic chairman than her.

Like the chair I'm sitting on, for instance.

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Response to valerief (Reply #18)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 08:24 PM

36. I'd like to throw a chair at her.

 

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 06:56 PM

23. Pretty sure I know what's happening here

Watch and then read what they send you in response. It's another engage with democrats moment.

BTW... you watching the debate won't affect FOX's rating at all. Only monitored Nielsen families/households can affect the ratings

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 07:09 PM

25. this needs to be called out for what it is...

 

At a time when people across the political spectrum are sick of the status quo this is power politics by the establishment at it's worst.

Nice post FourScore

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 07:24 PM

27. "Go to their site and do your thing! http://voteforbernie.org/debate/"

Done!

Here's the link and info:

Step 2: Contact the DNC!

Call the DNC at (202) 863-8000

Hello.
My name is [Name] of [City, State] and I am calling the Democratic National Committee today regarding the upcoming Democratic primary debates. As of now, there are six primary debates planned; in the 2008 election cycle, there were twenty-six debates, which is over four times as many. I urge that the DNC increases the number of debates, as called for by Governor O'Malley and Senator Sanders, so that we may be better informed on the candidates. Thank you for your time.

Send the DNC an email using their official form

Dear Mrs. Wasserman Schultz,

I am contacting you today in regards to the upcoming Democratic primary debates. As of now, there are six primary debates scheduled; in the 2008 election cycle, there were twenty-six debates, which shows a decrease in the number of debates by over four times. In an effort to become an informed voter, I feel I have exhausted my options for learning about each candidate's stances and opinions through their official campaign publications. However, seeing how candidates contrast each other when debating is a key part in deciding who to support. Six debates are far too few to make an informed decision about who should represent the Democratic Party in the 2016 general election, especially considering that these are the only debates in which the candidates can participate. I urge you to respect the requests of your supporters and of Senator Bernie Sanders and Governor Martin O'Malley by increasing the number of primary Democratic debates. The debates for the 2008 election cycle were fantastic as after twenty-six debates, I'm sure most can agree that the differences between the candidates were clear.
Thank you for representing the interests of the Democratic Party members.

Sincerely,

(insert name of pissed off person here)

okay that last part was mine but still...




K & R'ing this righteous op!



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Response to beam me up scottie (Reply #27)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 07:31 PM

28. +1,000,000

Thank Youuuuuu!

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #28)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 07:33 PM

29. You're welcome, Kitten!

For you --->


Now go get 'em!

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Response to beam me up scottie (Reply #27)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 08:36 PM

39. We can always count on you!! nt

 

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Response to artislife (Reply #39)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 09:05 PM

45. Right back atcha, artislife!


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Response to beam me up scottie (Reply #27)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 11:10 AM

75. Thanks! Done, and I wish I could recommend this!

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Response to Babel_17 (Reply #75)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 04:31 PM

81. You're welcome.

Kicking the op is quite enough!

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 07:38 PM

31. Has DWS even had

a Successful campaign cycle or have then been massive losses under her chairmanship?
Why is she still leading the rest over the cliff............Again?

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Response to fredamae (Reply #31)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 08:39 PM

41. If you only count the top race on the ticket in "successful", 2012.

If you count the rest of the races, not so much.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 07:46 PM

33. Sent my message to the DNC through the voteforbernie.org link

Thank you! And I totally agree with your post!

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 07:47 PM

34. She's a machine puppet

And that's very serious. Really hurts the country when the Democrats are taken over by oligarchy- serving functionaries like Deb.

Makes me furious.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 08:37 PM

40. She wants us to foam at the mouth

 

and then there to be a vacuum so that we will think H is our savior.

But I think we could put H in the debates and she would get along just fine.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 08:51 PM

43. She needs to move along after this election.

 

But two things. It is her job to do this. They will also ask those willing to reply other opportunities to help the party. She also has to coordinate replies and work on many things before, during, and after their debate. Second, this country would greatly benefit if every citizen watched their debate.

This will probably be one of the most watched debate in history and it's going to be a complete flop.

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Response to NCTraveler (Reply #43)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 09:04 PM

44. STOP! JUST STOP ENABLING AND EXCUSING BULLSHIRT!

Her JOB is NOT to encourage Dems
to watch Fux Noise!

Her job is to ELECT DEMOCRATS!
WTF is wrong with "democrats"
that they think watching republican propaganda
is their "job" or a good idea?

You DO NOT reply to LIES or PROPAGANDA
you push your OWN MESSAGE, not theirs!


You are so wrong or complicit, it's maddening!!!!!1!!!
Get a freakin clue!
"Framing 101" "Don't think of an elephant"

If you seriously believe....
this country would greatly benefit if every citizen watched their debate
You need to reconsider your "wisdom"!


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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #44)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 09:06 PM

46. I'm feeling pretty good thank you.

 

Have an enjoyable evening. Thanks.

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Response to NCTraveler (Reply #46)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 09:43 PM

49. whateves. Thanks fo nuthin

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #49)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 09:48 PM

51. Love your passion.

 

I'm not one to get in the way of it.

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Response to NCTraveler (Reply #51)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 10:43 PM

54. Love the irrelevance!

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #54)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 05:11 AM

63. I don't think your passion is irrelevant at all.

 

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As time flies by and I gain in years and begin to tire, your youthful exuberance and passion will become more streamlined as will your ability to promote positive change among the people you correspond with. People such as myself will be relying on you. I'm not there yet but when I do really tire, which I am already starting to feel unfortunately, you will be moving into your prime and will become my greatest advocate. I truly love your passion and your advocacy of a progressive message will really become a thing of beauty as you work your way through your life. Thanks, you are a sign that I have a lot to look forward to and the next generation will keep working to move us forward after my generations progressive voices begin to fade.

How the hell do Sanders and Hillary do it? Healthy living I guess. So much energy.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 09:58 PM

52. Excellent post FourScore. Well Done!

 

This one should be bookmarked as an informative resource and you've provided a much needed reminder of the chronology wrt 2008's campaign debates and the correlating results as well as an important reminder of how much hard work and enormous contributions grassroots work vis a vis Howard Dean and activists/supporters had accomplished. all to be completely undone by Debbie.






I think the harm Debbie has done will not be fully measured or recognized until long after the 2016 is behind us. And that's truly a shame.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 10:09 PM

53. SMH

 

Spending time and effort telling us to watch the republicans is free advertising.

Hillary must really be quite afraid of facing us or she would have debates already.

Shaking My Head at this. Sure, DWS is a registered Dem, but is she really a Democrat?

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 11:14 PM

55. Thank you Scottie, just sent an e-mail. nt

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Response to passiveporcupine (Reply #55)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 12:40 AM

56. You're welcome and thank the op for including the link to the site!

I just reposted it with the info.

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Response to beam me up scottie (Reply #56)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 12:44 AM

58. I'm glad you reposted it then!

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Response to beam me up scottie (Reply #56)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 04:05 PM

78. Sent mine too!

 

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Response to Aerows (Reply #78)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 04:32 PM

82. Excellent!


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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 01:42 AM

59. Hillary is a terrible debater. That's why we are not getting to watch debates of our candidates.

The outcome of a debate between Hillary and any other candidate is almost a foregone conclusion: Hillary loses.

This is really shameful interference in the Democratic Party's nomination process.

For shame, Debbie.

We voters want more debates and we want them sooner.

That is especially true for those of us in states like California with late primaries and no swing-state status.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 06:38 AM

65. DWS is a disaster as the head if the DNC.

Pathetic.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 07:40 AM

66. What are we supposed to think

about the Democratic Party at this juncture?
I called 'em. They hung up on me as I requested a Dem debate schedule and of course when I suggested there is something Wrong with their "strategery" - they hung up.
So, possible conclusions
A) They don't GARA and are going to continue to work towards complete corporate takeover of the dem party or:
B) They are so densely Disassociated with "the poors" in the "Big Tent Dem Party" that we are Literally Invisible to them Or;
C) There is a really Small Pup Tent where the Big Tent, we keep hearing about, Used to be/is Supposed to be.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 08:45 AM

68. I know someone who is thinking of voting for Trump....

 

....because he HATES Mexicans.

He's a single issue voter.

How many other single issue voters are out there that could get sucked into voting Republicans?

White people are particularly susceptible to fear mongering over the loss of their power or freedom.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 08:49 AM

69. This is terrible strategy.

Seriously, are we going to let the republican nonsense take up all the media echo chamber for the next month?

Whoever you support, any temporary little gains in the primary are completely annihilated by the republicans getting an early lead-in on the mental turf of everyones attention.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 09:07 AM

70. They don't care.

It's all about working hand in hand with multinational corporations, with Birchers, war mongers, slave traders and snowball carrying senators, not against them.

Its OK to attack the ideas coming from the corporate funded con game against the world, but not the actual game producing, espousing and expanding the cons for us to pretend to do battle with.

As long as one never considers the role they play in the funneling of wealth and power to the 10% of this world, one never has to consider the realities being created and played out for their benefit.

For some it is a Fox News reality, for others MSNBC. It is all brought to you by Wall St.

We all exist, survive, in the most reality shareholders will allow us to have. As long as you are safely insulated inside the corporate bubble, you rarely have to pay attention to the atrocities committed outside it.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 10:50 AM

72. My message to the DNC...

Seriously - Watch the GOP Debate on Thursday

Sign up here, and we'll send you a reminder to watch the GOP debate on Thursday at 9:00 p.m. ET (and play along with GOP Bingo!):

Gin up ratings for FOX..watch the clownshow..seriously - ?? - this all ya' got??? -

and you want me to contribute, for what - a suggestion to watch fox and clowns..no thanks! - BTW - more debates are good DNC...I haven't decided..have you????

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 10:57 AM

74. She just wants us kids to have some fun, you big meanie! :(

While the adults take care of things (like nominating HRC) us kids could be entertained in front of the TV. Thanks for throwing a wet blanket on the idea. We were going to make a blanket fort and if we were good there was going to be popcorn.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 11:17 AM

76. Gee, do you think that tomorrow's episode of "Telling Recalcitrant Fringe Lefties What to Do" will

 

consist of "Did you see how SCARY those guys are? You better vote for Hillary!!!!!!"?
Although Ms. DINO sat out elections down here in Florida if her GOP buddies were running.
I want so badly to vote against her.

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 02:43 PM

77. DWS is making a big mistake imo.....

Mark my words, after the republicans have had a couple of months of unchallenged bile to spew at Hillary, without any Dem debates to rebut their nonsense, her negatives will have grown even higher. Not to mention her Benghazi testimony taking place in October (which will really have the repubs frothing at the mouth). Hillary will have been weakened substantially. It may (or may not) result in Bernie (or one of the other Dems) taking the nomination, or if Hillary gets coronated, she will be so weakened that she will likely lose the general election. If DWS thinks she is protecting Hillary by delaying these debates, she is wrong. I guess DWS figures Hillary can use her $2.5 Billion campaign fund that she will have racked up to blanket the airwaves with warm and fuzzy ads to repair her negatives by election day. I say let the Dems debate sooner and often. I think Hillary would hold her own in a debate, and we all know Bernie is not going to attack her. So whats the worry?

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 04:11 PM

79. debbie, debbie, debbie….,

hell to the no! i will not be watching the puke faces puke their ridiculous rhetoric all over one another and voters. what can they possibly say to one another that offers anything of value for us to consider? why waste our time? let us focus on valid issues for our candidates.. not a horrifying circus attraction. ugh! debbie!

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 04:24 PM

80. quit protectin Hillary!!

I'm tired of Wasserman-Schultz beconing to Obama!! We have another candidate, perhaps better than Hillary, Bernie Sanders. He needs to be heard on the MSM. Oh wait he's an outsider. Bernie brings up the issues and tells you where stands on them all...Hillary???

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Response to FourScore (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 04:39 PM

83. She's already disgraced

and her disgusting work will only discredit and damage the party in the long run.

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