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President Obama is a decent and highly rational person. Yet if he used some red meat tactics, rather than a strictly rational argument, he'd reassure people's subconscious needs--of a candidate who ...
by DemMajorityJohn
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Oct 14, 2012 at 08:08 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
You don't have to out-bully him, but you do need to confront him. "Bully" is a metaphor for the dark forces that a president will face. So when the president backed down in the first debate, the ...
by DemMajorityJohn
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 05:51 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
I watched the "debate" last Wednesday night, and I shared many of the emotions expressed by other Democrats afterwards. And then I thought about all the gaffes, as well as undisputed events from ...
by mes1103
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 10:47 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
I thought it was a literally hysterical moment when Romney introduced the notion of collaboration as he yelled and spat at the president that the way to get things done is to work together and not ...
by rubyred
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 10:19 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Yeah, MSNBC is having a melt down. Whoopee shit. I thought Romney came off as a total jerk. He just showed what a bully he is with his stomping on the moderator AND by his total lack of respect for ...
by IARXPHD
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 08:09 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Tonight after getting all my other stuff done, I was feeling a bit discordant. I have spent days republishing or sending for republishing diary after dairy here because of the Republicans (rape, ...
by Clytemnestra
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Aug 23, 2012 at 11:08 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
When my kids were young, very young, and tried to get attention or just flat mess up, their excuse was always , "I WAS JOKING'. This line of inappropriate behavior was always the same. The same ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 61 comments on Fri Aug 31, 2012 at 09:17 AM PDT with 89 Recommends
The 1% has a problem. Though they have most of the money and most of the power and most of the US government under their control, they need to get the White House, and they've put their money on a ...
by The Wicked Fairy
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 10:38 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
We have short memories. That’s nothing new. But one thing we shouldn’t forget, even if the media have lost interest, is Mitt Romney’s bullying past. You’ve no doubt heard the story—how ...
by R H Sheldon
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 03:57 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The video of bus monitor Karen Klein being bullied by a quartet of schoolboys went viral after one of them posted cellphone video on his Facebook page. The response was one of overwhelming outrage ...
by eXtina
Comment Count 50 comments on Sat Jun 23, 2012 at 09:25 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
"Sir,” The Fehrn said. “We did the quick hit back, but I’m afraid this bully thing may be a lingering creeper.” “What,” responded M. Rizzle, popping a grape into his mouth, “you think ...
by eaglebreath
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Jun 09, 2012 at 05:46 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
This will be an occasional diary series written from the perspective of someone who has lived more than half his life without parents and no extended family either, I'm now 58. This diary series ...
by dear occupant
Comment Count 58 comments on Fri Jun 08, 2012 at 06:15 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
Internet bully and misogynist, George Tierney of Greenville South Carolina , has been getting a ...
by polidiscoursor
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon May 21, 2012 at 02:55 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
I have struggled with how to get across the need for more focus on grassroots community-building in the Democratic Party in recent years after the "enthusiasm gap" killed Yes We Can, but I came up ...
by fwdprogress
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon May 21, 2012 at 09:11 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
If you feel guilty making the sound boo. Practice in the mirror, or just remember: 1. Romney is a hired tool of billionaires that believe they can continue to make unlimited campaign contributions.
by pbmaise
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jun 14, 2012 at 08:21 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
If we ever used profanity my mom (the teacher) rather than scold would sit us down and say 'lets try to think of a better adjective than the one you just used'. Well I can think of no better ...
by Olympia
Comment Count 79 comments on Fri May 18, 2012 at 10:35 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Let's face it, I don't like Mitt Romney. I strongly disagree with those who say he is a nice man. Two things most turned me off: (1) his endless lies about Obama's record, and (2) his not-so-subtle ...
by Big Chuck
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue May 15, 2012 at 07:16 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
First, there's President of the Hair Club for Men Mitt Romney. Add one Vice President Senator Rand Aqua Buddha Paul, and you have one hell of a bully pulpit ticket. Romney & Rand would be the ...
by Larry Piltz
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat May 12, 2012 at 04:37 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
It was a remarkable week as North Carolinians voted on Tuesday to ban same-sex marriages and domestic partnerships, President Obama on Wednesday historically stated that he supports gay marriage, ...
by MessagingMatters
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat May 12, 2012 at 03:19 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Barney Frank, who knows Mitt Romney better than any of us, detected ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 12, 2012 at 01:32 PM PDT with 5 Recommends