Reasoned Discourse?

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    The Democrats keep claiming they just want to have reasoned discourse on the issues. Followed by labeling anyone that disagrees on health care astro turf, paid shills for the Drug Companies, ignorant of the facts and racist.

    Further on ANY matter that Obama puts forth they have encouraged reasonable discourse by labeling ANYONE that disagrees with Obama as a racist.

    They have stated for the record that the Conservatives are fomenting revolt, that they are all terrorists, to stupid to breed, unable to think for themselves and anyone that dares exercise the right of freedom of Speech or the 2nd amendment that is opposed to their ideas are dangerous potential murderers.

    So when do we get to reasoned discourse? Ohh wait, I get it, they mean agree with us or we will label you dangerous and try to rouse the public against you.
     
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    Well said - and it is pissing off Middle America big time.

    2010 is where conservatives truly begin to take back the country - but the momentum for that has already started with some important elections coming up this year...
     
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    Sounds sort of like the things a person or group might say and do that was taking over a country... Wonder how many of those people know how to speak German??? Sure is beginning to sound familiar.
     
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    sounds like the last idiodent labeling anyone who disagrees unpatriotic
     
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    Makes one wonder about claims of 'intellectualism' in the Democratic party. These sorts of rebuttals to the opposition are lame whines and easily refuted. Is this the best they have?
     
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    The Democrats keep claiming they just want to have reasoned discourse on the issues. Followed by labeling anyone that disagrees on health care astro turf, paid shills for the Drug Companies, ignorant of the facts and racist.

    Reasoned discourse means you want to discuss the issues. This typically means "I do not like this part of the bill and would like to do that instead" Reasoned discourse does not mean you attend town meetings and shout down anyone who disagrees with you

    Further on ANY matter that Obama puts forth they have encouraged reasonable discourse by labeling ANYONE that disagrees with Obama as a racist.

    A blatant lie. Those who utter racist statements are called racists. Show me where this has been done on EVERY matter Obama has put forth

    They have stated for the record that the Conservatives are fomenting revolt, that they are all terrorists, to stupid to breed, unable to think for themselves and anyone that dares exercise the right of freedom of Speech or the 2nd amendment that is opposed to their ideas are dangerous potential murderers.

    What do you call people who are bused to town meetings in districts they do not belong to just to shout down opposition? Does bringing an automatic weapon to a public meeting encourage "Reasoned Discourse"???? Do you call spreading lies about killing grandma "reasoned discourse"??
     
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    Because we all know that Conservatives and Republicans never have taken a special interest dime or dollar! Or that truly no Conservative or Republican politician has never done anything in trying to harm the American People! :rolleyes:
     
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    The Dems will pass health care reform, then campaign on it next year. Only twice has the ruling party increased its number of seats in Congress after successfully taking the Presidency. One of those years was 1934. The GOP better hope it runs a perfect campaign next year, or it could very well be the third time the ruling party has increased the number of seats in Congress. The great moderate center is still pissed with the Republicans. No moderates, no Republican increases.
     
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    I'd have to say, you both nailed it. Reasoned discourse is about facts.
    Through the election & during the time of Obamas presidency in this less than one year period all that's been tossed out agan & again are lies & distortion.

    Not a foundation in which to have a sane reasoned discourse.
     
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    sweet, sweet irony
     

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