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324. Prove your ridiculous accusation that the Discussionist
Mon Dec 24, 2018, 06:49 PM
Dec 2018

posters are here.

People all over twitter are taking issue with what she said.. it's not just on DU.

Yep us old people (I am 72) have no cares for the future and are no use to the young. We should get wasupaloopa Dec 2018 #1
Yes, those young people who live in the world we leave behind mokawanis Dec 2018 #5
We're 70, and we don't have children, but we do have nephews and nieces that we worry about. George II Dec 2018 #53
LOL, she didn't say any of that. Mariana Dec 2018 #29
Then why did she toss in age difference? GemDigger Dec 2018 #32
Why shouldn't she? It's a fact. Mariana Dec 2018 #36
She's implying (very close to saying outright) that the older members of Congress..... George II Dec 2018 #55
"implying" is the problem when used this way. LiberalLovinLug Dec 2018 #79
She's "implying" (btw, I know the definition) that most Democrats in the House... George II Dec 2018 #90
George II .... you're right on. Her "inference" is that old folks don't care. trueblue2007 Dec 2018 #132
Exactly. Al Gore is older and he cares. She could learn R B Garr Dec 2018 #140
I suppose you could interpret it any way you like. LiberalLovinLug Dec 2018 #312
You just described what many here are upset with, people jumping on fellow Democrats (plural).... George II Dec 2018 #327
Right. Seventy-five-year-old Virginia Foxx (R-NC)... SMC22307 Dec 2018 #138
There are 435 members of Congress, and you zero in on one extreme. George II Dec 2018 #143
Ha ha, George. I could present a state-by-state list... SMC22307 Dec 2018 #147
What "double standard"? Earlier today I posted the complete list of all 62.... George II Dec 2018 #167
Excellent post, George. sheshe2 Dec 2018 #301
A non stop attack of mainstream Democrats is coming AGAIN, we could understand Eliot Rosewater Dec 2018 #344
That one sentence is not necessary to make her point. Delete the sentence and I would agree. GemDigger Dec 2018 #59
Oh bullshit jberryhill Dec 2018 #78
That's quite a stretch. InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #366
These comments are picking at something the tweet didn't say. FromMissouri Dec 2018 #273
Agreed!! A genuine progressive speaking her mind... oh, the horror!! InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #282
If there is shit to be stirred Voltaire2 Dec 2018 #300
Prove your ridiculous accusation that the Discussionist Cha Dec 2018 #324
Still waiting for your Proof that you assert Cha Dec 2018 #337
This message was self-deleted by its author Eliot Rosewater Dec 2018 #345
proof? FromMissouri Jan 2019 #424
So you can't.. just as I figured. Cha Jan 2019 #425
AOC is a threat to the power structure obviously... but, she will NOT be silenced!! InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #281
'But to delay large action on climate doesn't include the wisdom of elders nor the urgency of youth' SMC22307 Dec 2018 #215
I am not arguing her point. This old person agrees with her vision. GemDigger Dec 2018 #250
Also what's with the LOL? You have a minority opinion here LOL. wasupaloopa Dec 2018 #86
LOL (n/t) SMC22307 Dec 2018 #136
Same old story, same old song and dance... AOC is right, as usual. InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #278
We agree on this point. guillaumeb Jan 2019 #429
Let's face it, the issue she is passionate about have NOT been addressed. pdsimdars Dec 2018 #52
We have addressed them here in CA and have been doing it for years now. Let's face it the rest of wasupaloopa Dec 2018 #81
BINGO! KPN Dec 2018 #96
That's why anyone taking offense at AOC is deflecting from the issue pdsimdars Dec 2018 #141
Hillary Clinton addressed it, not in a tweet...but her platform. sheshe2 Dec 2018 #144
Hillary Clinton is not congress Tiggeroshii Dec 2018 #154
Oh. sheshe2 Dec 2018 #164
No. It just has nothing to do with what the person you responded to is saying. Tiggeroshii Dec 2018 #180
Yet she never specified which party she was talking about. sheshe2 Dec 2018 #187
It is a valuable point. Tiggeroshii Dec 2018 #206
The average age of a US voter is right under 50 FreeState Dec 2018 #251
It looks like 65 is the average age of congress Tiggeroshii Dec 2018 #275
I don't think Congress being older than the voters is wrong treestar Dec 2018 #354
"It is supposed to be people with experience." melman Dec 2018 #356
According to the Constitution. KitSileya Dec 2018 #392
AOC is a doer, not just a talker... why she scares so many. InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #279
where do you get that? She's not even sworn in yet treestar Dec 2018 #296
Gee, okay... so I guess, in your book, if you're a woman of color, running a masterful campaign... InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #298
your response is ridiculous treestar Dec 2018 #313
LOL... talk about ridiculous!! Your comment completely ignores the fact that InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #314
There was no chance she would replace Pelosi treestar Dec 2018 #355
Not "she," HE. There was a good chance CROWLEY woulda replaced Pelosi once she was ready 2 step down InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #363
She is talking about important issues that need to be addressed womanofthehills Dec 2018 #371
I agree with you. I'M 68. Why should I get out of the way for HER??? She sounds selfish. trueblue2007 Dec 2018 #131
That is not what she said Trumpocalypse Dec 2018 #133
Seriously!! Putting words in people's mouths has become a whole new art form when it comes to AOC. InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #287
There does seem to be many Trumpocalypse Dec 2018 #303
It's laughable!! An unapologetic progressive knockin off an established party leader... InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #305
+ 1000 LiberalLovinLug Dec 2018 #342
Don't you know that NOBODY cares more than AOC? NastyRiffraff Dec 2018 #137
Well you have to admit that her generation invented PCIntern Dec 2018 #163
Right! she's perfect so nobody Cha Dec 2018 #203
hmmm LiberalLovinLug Dec 2018 #311
You need to look in the mirror before Cha Dec 2018 #316
No melman Dec 2018 #321
Yes.. alas.. I'm afraid she's not perfect.. Cha Dec 2018 #322
Nobody said she was melman Dec 2018 #323
Yes far from it. Cha Dec 2018 #326
Again melman Dec 2018 #328
Not sure why you think only young people are invested in the future. Cha Dec 2018 #331
Nobody said that melman Dec 2018 #333
If she doesn't want people to disagree Cha Dec 2018 #334
Who's Mike Heron? melman Dec 2018 #336
Wow. What political activism. Autumn Dec 2018 #396
What a weird thing for her to tweet. Surely it's possible to show how "passionate" she Autumn Dec 2018 #414
According to Leah melman Dec 2018 #415
Walking it back sounds like she's a member. Autumn Dec 2018 #416
You're right, LLL FromMissouri Dec 2018 #318
Who's saying AOC is perfect?! As she's certainly no Bernie!! haha!! InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #364
I've noticed customerserviceguy Dec 2018 #267
The old Monty Python would have ripped a skit on this. Blue_true Dec 2018 #219
Just put us all on an ice floe and set us loose... The Velveteen Ocelot Jan 2019 #426
This is an old post. Why is it being re-posted. We beat up on her enough when first posted. brush Jan 2019 #428
Yes.. she & colleagues are the future, but they don't know what they don't know hlthe2b Dec 2018 #2
My kids are pissed that the Baby Boomers were able to flourish and are extracting everything out. TheBlackAdder Dec 2018 #149
Your kids are going to watch one hell of a lot of Baby Boomers die miserably with little to no hlthe2b Dec 2018 #161
See my post below. #189 TheBlackAdder Dec 2018 #201
Not scapegoating because your "oldest is establishing herself in the job market and has hlthe2b Dec 2018 #207
Whatever dude. TheBlackAdder Dec 2018 #211
I replied to what YOU wrote and frankly, I found it sickening. hlthe2b Dec 2018 #216
Conventiently ignoring: They know that many are disadvantaged, as they volunteer--as I teach them th TheBlackAdder Dec 2018 #221
I repeat what you wrote--that your daughter makes "Serious money" so she couldn't be scapegoating! hlthe2b Dec 2018 #222
She has the "potential" to make serious money, but she works with constituents to help them. TheBlackAdder Dec 2018 #224
Just repeated verbatum what YOU wrote and repeated several times. hlthe2b Dec 2018 #227
Yet, highlighted one small facet of what I wrote, ignoring the rest. TheBlackAdder Dec 2018 #234
Much of what they're "extracting" they produced. Igel Dec 2018 #173
I have no problem with inheritance. I told my uncle, before he died to spend it all. TheBlackAdder Dec 2018 #189
Mine too FromMissouri Dec 2018 #274
They SHOULD be pissed... pissed as all fuckin' get out!! InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #365
Hey,we have had Wellstone ruled Dec 2018 #3
There are 62 new members in the House and Senate.... George II Dec 2018 #204
As Mr.Wellstone once said Wellstone ruled Dec 2018 #209
I'm fascinated by the hostility directed toward a young Democratic POC woman speaking out. SMC22307 Dec 2018 #245
You're reading a lot into this discussion and talking quite a bit about what simply doesn't exist. George II Dec 2018 #255
It's because she beat Joe Crowley. SMC22307 Dec 2018 #256
Ah, so you ARE reading something into this that doesn't exist. George II Dec 2018 #260
Yeah, no, that's not it. SMC22307 Dec 2018 #263
Certainly not in this discussion, you're the first to mention Crowley or challenge of an incumbent. George II Dec 2018 #265
Crowley has been mentioned in other threads about AOC womanofthehills Dec 2018 #380
No it's not, it's not "taken for granted" here. But whatever.......................... George II Dec 2018 #382
There was a bigger picture in the election. We needed every Dem seat... brush Dec 2018 #407
i wish my rep would speak out more - I feel like i know AOC better than my own rep womanofthehills Dec 2018 #370
ALL of the Democratic representatives of my state (5 of 5) and both Senators are quite outspoken... George II Dec 2018 #376
Like it or not she's right (and I've got quite a few decades on her). Vinca Dec 2018 #4
Me too FromMissouri Dec 2018 #319
I think so too Raine Dec 2018 #335
Ah, the ignorance of youth... Squinch Dec 2018 #6
My response to you is itself an eyeroll. TSheehan Dec 2018 #12
What did she say that isn't true? Mariana Dec 2018 #13
My guess is if you are AOC fan you won't understand. wasupaloopa Dec 2018 #88
I'm not an AOC fan, and I'm not a young person. Mariana Dec 2018 #95
You can be you and not understand. wasupaloopa Dec 2018 #101
She needs a mentor. Her word choices are not wise. Bringing age into it... brush Dec 2018 #110
Funny you say that - her mentor up until now is 77 years old. George II Dec 2018 #200
I meant a Democrat as a mentor. brush Dec 2018 #228
. George II Dec 2018 #233
I wonder what the reaction would be here if EffieBlack Dec 2018 #208
Whoa! If you think these AOC threads are causing a ripple here... brush Dec 2018 #238
Similarly, FromMissouri Dec 2018 #320
How does that football team comment relate to the post? brush Dec 2018 #390
just a response to 208. Kind of adhd. Forget where I am from time to time. FromMissouri Jan 2019 #423
Yeah, more man-splainin' is all AOC needs... if only she got those pointers. InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #383
Let a woman rep mentor her then. She needs allies to help her learn the ropes. brush Dec 2018 #389
Actually it's AOC, a WOC wise beyond her years, who probly shud be the 1 doin the "woman-splainin" InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #393
Call now and with your order receive a set of steak knives ABSOLUTELY FREE!!!11111111 betsuni Dec 2018 #394
OK, she doesn't need any help and knows all the ins-and-out of Congress already. brush Dec 2018 #406
It's certainly not rocket science... I think AOC wil be just fine and have more influence on current InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #410
Ageist much? TSheehan Dec 2018 #160
Nothing... but an inconvenient truth!! InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #293
Yes, truth is ignorance Autumn Dec 2018 #68
Ummm. sheshe2 Dec 2018 #199
Exactly. NastyRiffraff Dec 2018 #247
Yep. sheshe2 Dec 2018 #257
I wish they were not so quiet and more would speak up esp. my rep womanofthehills Dec 2018 #377
Not only is the alt-right petrified of AOC, seems that many establishment types are too Tarc Dec 2018 #360
Snicker. Establishment types, huh? Now lets see you use "corporatist" in a sentence. Squinch Dec 2018 #369
Sure thing Tarc Dec 2018 #411
Ah, so its a generic term used by some to describe those who don't swoon for specific Squinch Dec 2018 #412
+1 jberryhill Dec 2018 #413
Bingo! EffieBlack Dec 2018 #421
what does the first sentance have to do with the last 2? Takket Dec 2018 #7
She is right, especially given how Repubs and GreenPartyVoter Dec 2018 #8
Simple point... funny how some refuse to acknowledge it. InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #385
GET OFF MY LAWN!!! progressoid Dec 2018 #9
Reccing because she's right. SMC22307 Dec 2018 #10
What she said is true. Mariana Dec 2018 #17
Yep. And look at the many OPs/posts about... SMC22307 Dec 2018 #24
That's specifically about old white men. Old white women are OK apparently. jalan48 Dec 2018 #35
Biden's an old white man. SMC22307 Dec 2018 #38
Yes he is. I was thinking more about our Congressional leaders. jalan48 Dec 2018 #39
Folks sure are defensive over this. Deep-down they know AOC is right... SMC22307 Dec 2018 #121
Certain old white women but not all of them. Autumn Dec 2018 #94
Yes, funny how those absolutes don't apply to everybody. jalan48 Dec 2018 #105
This crazycatlady Dec 2018 #122
Exactly. David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez are DU heroes... SMC22307 Dec 2018 #135
AOC is right alright... as usual. It's what born leaders do... lead! InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #280
"Well-behaved women seldom make history." SMC22307 Dec 2018 #291
Especially true for women of color... love that AOC will not let herself be silenced!! She rocks!! InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #292
Ayana Pressley is a WOC, Sharice Davids is a WOC, Jahana Hayes is a WOC, Deb Haaland is a WOC... George II Dec 2018 #330
Most of us would sacrifice everything for our children and grandchildren. badhair77 Dec 2018 #11
Most older voters cast their ballots for Trump in 2016. Mariana Dec 2018 #42
a lot of them are dumb enough to believe there is no treestar Dec 2018 #74
There are a lot of other problems in addition to climate change. Mariana Dec 2018 #82
And most young people don't even show up to vote jberryhill Dec 2018 #80
That has ever been so. Mariana Dec 2018 #92
Plenty of older people don't vote for Trump, and there is ZERO excuse for not voting then BITCHING. LBM20 Dec 2018 #157
The way this poll is written skews a balanced result, IMHO. Sunriser13 Dec 2018 #272
Is she saying older Congress people murielm99 Dec 2018 #14
I bet they all... tonedevil Dec 2018 #19
Do you know the answer to the questions I posed, murielm99 Dec 2018 #23
Post removed Post removed Dec 2018 #25
Not good to personally insult another member Cha Dec 2018 #84
I said in an earlier post she needs a mentor to help her on diplomacy. brush Dec 2018 #117
Apparently everybody over 30 has not given one shit. nt UniteFightBack Dec 2018 #20
She said the oldest Congress people Mariana Dec 2018 #26
It's funny how DU hails 15-year-old Greta Thunberg... SMC22307 Dec 2018 #43
At this time this is all performance art. Autumn Dec 2018 #69
Yeah, with a side-show of Bernie v. Beto. SMC22307 Dec 2018 #97
Stop being rational, it's not allowed on AOC OP's. dae Dec 2018 #118
Seriously. DU cheers David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez... SMC22307 Dec 2018 #130
LOL!! SO true!! InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #283
She's saying, indirectly, that older members of Congress aren't concerned.... George II Dec 2018 #57
No, she's not. Cuthbert Allgood Dec 2018 #60
Yes she is, read it again. Nice try though. George II Dec 2018 #61
Nope. She states two facts. None of which have the meaning you seem to want. Cuthbert Allgood Dec 2018 #63
She didn't say anything about Congress members' race or gender. Why throw those in? George II Dec 2018 #102
Some people don't read English too good. Mariana Dec 2018 #62
One wouldn't think it would be too hard, Cuthbert Allgood Dec 2018 #64
It's pretty hard, what they're doing. Mariana Dec 2018 #70
She is saying no such thing - AND older members of Congress haven't done enough womanofthehills Dec 2018 #373
I respectfully suggest you reread what she said. George II Dec 2018 #375
She's just pointing out the truth. Truth can be uncomfortable. Autumn Dec 2018 #72
Inconvenient, even. SMC22307 Dec 2018 #146
I don't see anything uncomfortable about murielm99 Dec 2018 #310
She is asking questions about why Congress has not adequately addressed these issues womanofthehills Dec 2018 #374
Democrats have certainly addressed those issues. murielm99 Dec 2018 #408
I suppose they have not, but that is not because of their treestar Dec 2018 #76
You got to admit FromMissouri Dec 2018 #329
What issues? murielm99 Dec 2018 #341
I'm 69. She's right. Her focus is exactly where it should be Tom Rinaldo Dec 2018 #15
The best response to this tweet: EffieBlack Dec 2018 #16
Excellent response from Maria Hernandez to AOC's tweet about Cha Dec 2018 #75
Thank you. Dividing us into different demographic groups is not a winning strategy redstateblues Dec 2018 #99
Well said, redstateblues.. here's another response Cha Dec 2018 #109
Boom! mcar Dec 2018 #148
It was a weird Cha Dec 2018 #151
She has a lot to learn mcar Dec 2018 #159
Yeah, Al Gore has her Cha Dec 2018 #165
Cool, at least mcar Dec 2018 #220
Yeah, it's been coolish here, too.. Cha Dec 2018 #236
We went to Disney yesterday mcar Dec 2018 #242
Awww.. that is so Cha Dec 2018 #244
AOC was in elementary school last time Gore held public office crazycatlady Dec 2018 #266
Yes, it was weird, Cha. The embellishments are interesting. R B Garr Dec 2018 #232
I understand where she's coming EffieBlack Dec 2018 #128
When I was her age, I was into writing (essays and poems) and I remember writing about.... George II Dec 2018 #142
Brava! George II Dec 2018 #93
She is going to see that it is easier said than done. nt UniteFightBack Dec 2018 #18
I agree with her. And i'm old. pwb Dec 2018 #21
Embrace the Diversity, AOC. MineralMan Dec 2018 #22
She didn't say anything against the older members. Mariana Dec 2018 #27
They know that melman Dec 2018 #41
Of course... where have we seen this before?! InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #288
It's pathetic and dreary. Voltaire2 Dec 2018 #307
Yup, we can't have a repeat of 2016...this country won't survive anotha 4 years of this shit-show. InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #309
She must have been sort of implying something treestar Dec 2018 #46
Yes, because the young will be left behind with the ramifications... SMC22307 Dec 2018 #58
That's always so treestar Dec 2018 #87
Fifteen or twenty-nine, truth is truth... SMC22307 Dec 2018 #107
You could find climate change deniers among the young too treestar Dec 2018 #270
Environmentalist Al Gore has been sounding the alarm since when? The late '70s? SMC22307 Dec 2018 #271
Since when do facts matter?!?! InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #285
None of that negates the fact that... SMC22307 Dec 2018 #44
Paul Ryan is a young speaker JI7 Dec 2018 #28
"That's why I focus on our future"... MrsCoffee Dec 2018 #30
how about ones like Paul Ryan ? that sure did the country good JI7 Dec 2018 #33
Yeah, I have a few choice opinions about him. MrsCoffee Dec 2018 #34
Paul Ryan. sheshe2 Dec 2018 #174
I disagree, I think Barbara Lee was just fine and hakeem Jeffries could have waited JI7 Dec 2018 #31
Oh FFS leftofcool Dec 2018 #37
She should just sit down and shut up? Voltaire2 Dec 2018 #308
She is including her fellow Democrats in this screed? The kindest thing I can say about her attitude Hekate Dec 2018 #40
Did she mention her fellow Democrats or any Democrat for that matter? Did she lie? Autumn Dec 2018 #106
That's the problem. She needs to start using the word Republican in her disses... brush Dec 2018 #126
No she doesn't, she's doing fine. People should stop putting words in her mouth. Autumn Dec 2018 #129
Are you forgeting all the incumbent Dems she went after during the primaries? brush Dec 2018 #145
What incumbent Democrats other than Lacy Clay in MO, did she go against in the 2018 primaries? Celerity Dec 2018 #350
Nope, nor did she mention Republicans. She just used a very broad brush that included them all. Hekate Dec 2018 #156
She didn't mention the party of any of her "oldest" House members: George II Dec 2018 #198
Oh hell yes. Hekate! sheshe2 Dec 2018 #269
........ Tommy_Carcetti Dec 2018 #45
Many of us have been Progressives longer than she's been alive lunatica Dec 2018 #47
Does she think Matt Gaetz (b. 1982) ) represents young people better than Bernie Sanders? n/t pnwmom Dec 2018 #48
Good question mcar Dec 2018 #150
I lulz'd KG Dec 2018 #49
She's SOOOooooo good. pdsimdars Dec 2018 #50
She is. Collective knickers in a twist over one freakin' tweet. LOL SMC22307 Dec 2018 #196
So true!! AOC is unafraid... why her win was so impressive. She's beyond good...more like supa dupa! InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #284
Doesn't she realize that most of those "old House members" have children, grandchildren... George II Dec 2018 #51
A lot of those old house members are Republicans. Mariana Dec 2018 #65
So you're tossing out dozens of Democrats? In the current Congress (not as of next month) George II Dec 2018 #77
Why don't you answer what I actually wrote? Mariana Dec 2018 #111
First of all, what I responded to didn't ask a question, and second you didn't answer my question. George II Dec 2018 #114
It seems AOC has something to say about EVERYTHING. But does she ever shut up listen to anyone else? WillowTree Dec 2018 #54
Good Question! Cha Dec 2018 #317
Those old not progressive folks helped PAVE THE WAY for the PRIVILEGE for her to serve. nt UniteFightBack Dec 2018 #56
I don't get the connection she is making. WeekiWater Dec 2018 #66
Get a grip everyone. BarbD Dec 2018 #67
We can discuss what we want on this Cha Dec 2018 #98
A little prickly are you? BarbD Dec 2018 #100
Sorry, telling us to "get a grip" is "prickly". Cha Dec 2018 #112
Point well taken. BarbD Dec 2018 #290
No worries. Cha Dec 2018 #315
Get a grip. (n/t) SMC22307 Dec 2018 #108
Seriously!! The mere mention of AOC throws some peeps into a tizzy. I think she's awesome!!! InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #306
Within five years... TJKatd Dec 2018 #71
It's the DEMOCRATIC Party EffieBlack Dec 2018 #182
Thanks, Effie.... TJKatd Dec 2018 #214
Well then I will vote but let those redstatebluegirl Dec 2018 #73
This is truly sad. warmfeet Dec 2018 #83
Sad is right!! Instead of applauding the valid point AOC is making... InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #289
Post removed Post removed Dec 2018 #85
I wish she would stop Stargazer09 Dec 2018 #89
She didn't denigrate anyone. nt. Mariana Dec 2018 #104
She's getting a lot of pushback on that.. Cha Dec 2018 #113
Who's Henry? melman Dec 2018 #116
For that matter who are you to be worried about Cha Dec 2018 #120
Okay melman Dec 2018 #124
Henry is wise. Cha Dec 2018 #127
A nobody who thinks AOC is being mean to Nancy Pelosi!!! Autumn Dec 2018 #139
And whose single tweet represents a lot of pushback melman Dec 2018 #152
Hell No. That was only one tweet Cha Dec 2018 #172
Tear down? melman Dec 2018 #175
Oh good.. then you agree that Henry has Cha Dec 2018 #176
I never said he didn't melman Dec 2018 #178
Then don't try to disparage Henry as a "nobody".. Cha Dec 2018 #186
As a Latina I'm worried about Maria Hernandez, PhD. She seems to have a reading Autumn Dec 2018 #179
Maria Hernandez understands exactly what Cha Dec 2018 #191
Correct. I understand exactly what I'm seeing. The truth is sometimes insulting. Autumn Dec 2018 #212
Maria Hernandez makes an excellent point.. and Cha Dec 2018 #235
In your opinion. Mine greatly differs. nt Autumn Dec 2018 #239
THIS. BlueWI Dec 2018 #340
It's fascinating how they all went straight to Pelosi rather than Louis Gohmert, SMC22307 Dec 2018 #155
What silliness. Nancy isn't 60 years older than AOC. But the dip shit Henry pulls Nancy's Autumn Dec 2018 #181
There's a lot of smearing of Democrat AOC on Democratic Underground. SMC22307 Dec 2018 #188
People see the progressive movement making steady gains... change scares people, understandably. InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #295
Of course they know AOC is right... she's wise beyond her years. InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #286
Your pathetic attempt to kill the messenger Cha Dec 2018 #169
Kill Twitting Henry's message? Sorry, his message is bullshit that he pulled Nancy's name Autumn Dec 2018 #192
You disparage Henry as a "nobody".. what Cha Dec 2018 #197
A person with a valid opinion? Autumn Dec 2018 #261
Who are YOU? EffieBlack Dec 2018 #184
I'm Autumn, as in my DU profile. What's YOUR point? Autumn Dec 2018 #195
My point is that you're smearing someone as a "nobody".based on their number of Twitter followers EffieBlack Dec 2018 #202
Smearing? I'm giving my opinion on someone who is tweeting a bullshit smear about a Democratic Autumn Dec 2018 #217
You seem to have forgotten we can read what you wrote EffieBlack Dec 2018 #223
Is Henry a kind of big-time, highly influential somebody who thinks AOC is being mean to Nancy? Autumn Dec 2018 #226
Maybe he's a Russian bot smearing a Democratic Congresswoman instead of a nobody. Autumn Dec 2018 #231
Or maybe he just doesn't agree with you ... EffieBlack Dec 2018 #237
Henry from Twitter is free to disagree with me all he wants. I don't give a damn and won't Autumn Dec 2018 #240
No - instead you waste time whining that he's a "nobody" because he disagrees with you EffieBlack Dec 2018 #243
Stating that he's a nobody is not whining. Just like stating that he could be a Russian Bot Autumn Dec 2018 #249
Yes, more likely a Russian bot... people are SO gullible. InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #297
The number of Twitter followers determines whether they are a "somebody" or "nobody"? EffieBlack Dec 2018 #183
Okay melman Dec 2018 #218
I have no idea who he is EffieBlack Dec 2018 #225
Okay melman Dec 2018 #229
The whole "Henry" exchange reads like bad performance art Mr. Quackers Dec 2018 #346
We never found out who Henry was melman Dec 2018 #348
Imagine that! Mr. Quackers Dec 2018 #349
Henry, the mysterious.......... womanofthehills Dec 2018 #384
It does on Twitter jberryhill Dec 2018 #352
He's from the pushback department, twitter division. Hassin Bin Sober Dec 2018 #276
STOP PICKING ON RANDOM HENRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Mr. Quackers Dec 2018 #347
LOL!! Seriously!! InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #294
Henry is known for his lot of pushback jberryhill Dec 2018 #351
Fascinating. She did no such thing, but folks are sure defensive. SMC22307 Dec 2018 #115
Not expressly, in this particular tweet Stargazer09 Dec 2018 #123
I do. 75-year-old Virginia Foxx of NC is no friend of the environment... SMC22307 Dec 2018 #125
Please enlighten us on who she degraded womanofthehills Dec 2018 #379
Every Democrat that I know, and I know quite a few, care about the future Sloumeau Dec 2018 #91
She's getting a lot of pushback on her "60 year age gap" tweet.. Cha Dec 2018 #103
Everyone in congress should be 28 years old, apparently...nt SidDithers Dec 2018 #119
maybe congresscritters' ages should match the demographics of the country crazycatlady Dec 2018 #158
Where are they running? I'd vote for them if they were on my ballot. wasupaloopa Dec 2018 #170
Thanks to groups like Run For Something, the following millennials were elected to Congress crazycatlady Dec 2018 #190
Do you feel the same about African-American Member? EffieBlack Dec 2018 #193
Not necessarily quotas crazycatlady Dec 2018 #210
So, you're not part of the "no identity politics" crowd? EffieBlack Dec 2018 #213
And at 30 years old they must undergo the rite of carrousel. nt TexasTowelie Dec 2018 #246
Lord. NurseJackie Dec 2018 #134
Fine, but also LEARN from those older people and for Christ sake focus in YOUR district too. LBM20 Dec 2018 #153
What's to learn from people who aren't doing enough? SMC22307 Dec 2018 #168
Cortez erasing lots of older people who fought for women's rights and a level delisen Dec 2018 #162
Stick to the subject: CLIMATE CHANGE... SMC22307 Dec 2018 #166
What was the title of the OP? wasupaloopa Dec 2018 #171
I don't brake for authoritarianism. Subject is older members Congress. delisen Dec 2018 #230
If you read the full series of tweets... SMC22307 Dec 2018 #248
Older members? Isn't that EVERY member? fescuerescue Dec 2018 #177
"Old white men" in the Senate were the enemy during the Kavanaugh hearings. SMC22307 Dec 2018 #185
"the mentorship of elders is what got me here" KayF Dec 2018 #194
'But to delay large action on climate doesn't include the wisdom of elders nor the urgency of youth' SMC22307 Dec 2018 #205
YAAAAY! Another DU purity test! A HERETIC I AM Dec 2018 #241
In a world where there's no history before 2015. betsuni Dec 2018 #252
I used to like her so much... Mike Nelson Dec 2018 #253
Louie Gohmert, Virginia Foxx, Jim Sensenbrenner, Richard Shelby, Orrin Hatch... SMC22307 Dec 2018 #259
Communication Tech Dec 2018 #254
Many of us "old folk" are acutely aware what we do today and in the future affects our children and Cha Dec 2018 #258
And we care a lot more than Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-FL, born in 1982. pnwmom Dec 2018 #262
I'm not on Twitter but if I were here is my response to Becky Autumn Dec 2018 #304
First Henry, now Becky. Who is next? jberryhill Dec 2018 #353
Any other Twitter user who has their tweets posted who bends the truth Autumn Dec 2018 #357
Depends on the other animals jberryhill Dec 2018 #358
I don't think a Norwegian Forest cat would be used as a barn cat. Autumn Dec 2018 #361
Henry says they make good barn cats jberryhill Dec 2018 #368
Well bless Henry from Twitters little heart. Autumn Dec 2018 #395
Grandstanding. JNelson6563 Dec 2018 #264
So sad to see it constantly on here Power 2 the People Dec 2018 #268
AOC needs to be quiet, listen and learn. democratisphere Dec 2018 #277
LOL She took down a long-term incumbent. SMC22307 Dec 2018 #299
Misogyny much? Tarc Dec 2018 #359
Would be the same comment for a guy with the same lack of credentials democratisphere Dec 2018 #362
I have a few issues with Congress... BlueJac Dec 2018 #302
Most of those 'old' folks have children, grandchildren, neighbors and constituents they care about Cha Dec 2018 #325
Too much talking awesomerwb1 Dec 2018 #332
"You there, old person! Your papers! Why are you not at the Senior Relocation Center?" VOX Dec 2018 #338
She's special. Kurt V. Dec 2018 #339
Very special... will be fun watching AOC take an even bigger leadership role in Congress. InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2018 #367
Yes, will be fun to see her working IN the Congress with all of her colleagues... George II Dec 2018 #372
I don't want to go on the cart. betsuni Dec 2018 #343
Perhaps she doesn't realize she's only one seat of 435. nt fleabiscuit Dec 2018 #378
Wish the others would speak up more like she does......... womanofthehills Dec 2018 #386
They all represent their unique 700 thousand souls. That is who employs them. nt fleabiscuit Dec 2018 #391
She didn't have to bring up the age difference radical noodle Dec 2018 #381
AOC hasn't accomplished anything yet. Many of the older NoMoreRepugs Dec 2018 #387
The Democratic message is "we" (Yes, we can; Stronger Together), not "me" "I." betsuni Dec 2018 #388
AOC.. always k&r disillusioned73 Dec 2018 #397
Actually, her job is to uphold the Constitution, represent her district, and try to effect change EffieBlack Dec 2018 #398
Did you ever find the links of what Nancy did to make AOC's Congressional win possible? Autumn Dec 2018 #399
Oh, please, girl. Give it a rest. EffieBlack Dec 2018 #401
So there are no links then? Just something you made up to fit the current narrative about AOC? Autumn Dec 2018 #403
No, there are NONE... disillusioned73 Dec 2018 #417
It's sad when people like to pass off opinions as fact. Autumn Dec 2018 #418
Well, I keep hearing about not "attacking" disillusioned73 Dec 2018 #419
That's insulting. Not shocked that McCaskill would say something like that. As a Latina I feel Autumn Dec 2018 #420
Note the lack of "Give a Fucks" when an older Democrat calls a younger Democrat a "shiny thing"? Autumn Dec 2018 #422
K&R ck4829 Dec 2018 #400
Im quickly tiring of her... samnsara Dec 2018 #402
'QUICKLY', ?????? empedocles Dec 2018 #404
False equivalence no_hypocrisy Dec 2018 #405
Rec'ing in support of Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Devil Child Dec 2018 #409
Oh, good god! GMAFB! NurseJackie Jan 2019 #427
Sometimes I love her, other times I can't stand her RandySF Jan 2019 #430
I thought she was supposed to do more than just be a provocateur. NurseJackie Jan 2019 #431
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