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  •  we all have our issues priorities (4+ / 0-)

    and his is immigration reform. mine is and probably always will be climate change. i also think the nsa spying is a very big deal. so do some of the site's most prominent fpers.

    The cold passion for truth hunts in no pack. -Robinson Jeffers

    by Laurence Lewis on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 09:42:14 AM PST

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    •  I have no problem with Kos prioritizing. (15+ / 0-)

      I'm also quite sure that we all can respect others' prioritizing. Dismissing those of us who have government spying as one of our priorities isn't just disrespectful of us, it is insulting when it is accompanied by that 'white privilege' crack. He never walked that back and it is ridiculous to pretend that he did so.

      That horse won't die until Kos himself issues an apology for his crack; this isn't something to be excused by committee. I don't expect Kos will apologize, any more than he apologized for dissing kossaks who voted in his own presidential candidate preference poll for Dennis Kucinich.

      Enough fossil fuel remains on Earth to warm it 6 degrees C by 2100 AD if it is all used. A +6 C planet will only sustain half a billion humans. Human population will rise to 9 billion by 2050. Any questions?

      by davidincleveland on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 10:03:50 AM PST

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      •  heh (2+ / 0-)
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        we all have strong opinions, and i myself have been occasionally sharply critical of people who i see as lacking the willingness or ability to criticize certain democratic politicians... it's also possible that i've made a comment or two that was wrong (possible, mind you!)... i disagreed with his comment, but on the whole, i write it off as just a clumsy moment. he hasn't said anything remotely similar since, and meanwhile other fpers on the blog he owns continue to write about the continually unfolding nsa scandal.

        The cold passion for truth hunts in no pack. -Robinson Jeffers

        by Laurence Lewis on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 10:10:43 AM PST

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        •  heh. if those FPers wrote about (1+ / 0-)
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          the NSA scandal half as often as they dredged up uninteresting dirt on Mittens, I'd be impressed.

          But as a general rule, the FP is the part of DKos least worth reading.

          Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

          by corvo on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 06:42:40 PM PST

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