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Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:20 PM

This line-up of future Presidents would make some heads explode. All over the place.

It makes me smile to see this bumper sticker. I just might have to make some of those (I can, you know )

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Reply This line-up of future Presidents would make some heads explode. All over the place. (Original post)
Mira Oct 2013 OP
gopiscrap Oct 2013 #1
nadinbrzezinski Oct 2013 #2
DavidDvorkin Oct 2013 #3
Mira Oct 2013 #11
roguevalley Oct 2013 #54
LanternWaste Oct 2013 #96
roguevalley Oct 2013 #101
TeeYiYi Oct 2013 #4
left on green only Oct 2013 #8
TeeYiYi Oct 2013 #9
calimary Oct 2013 #90
madinmaryland Oct 2013 #5
LuvNewcastle Oct 2013 #75
progressoid Oct 2013 #77
earthside Oct 2013 #6
lancer78 Oct 2013 #37
alfredo Oct 2013 #89
Tx4obama Oct 2013 #7
Mira Oct 2013 #13
DireStrike Oct 2013 #16
tomg Oct 2013 #40
totodeinhere Oct 2013 #42
chillfactor Oct 2013 #35
Spider Jerusalem Oct 2013 #10
Mira Oct 2013 #14
LanternWaste Oct 2013 #98
truebluegreen Oct 2013 #12
idwiyo Oct 2013 #15
X_Digger Oct 2013 #18
Dragonfli Oct 2013 #20
Dragonfli Oct 2013 #17
winter is coming Oct 2013 #19
stevenleser Oct 2013 #21
lunasun Oct 2013 #28
Pretzel_Warrior Oct 2013 #34
stevenleser Oct 2013 #68
Mira Oct 2013 #82
stevenleser Oct 2013 #83
chillfactor Oct 2013 #36
BootinUp Oct 2013 #43
Notafraidtoo Oct 2013 #51
JoePhilly Oct 2013 #65
LanternWaste Oct 2013 #99
alfredo Oct 2013 #22
TDale313 Oct 2013 #33
alfredo Oct 2013 #38
MissMillie Oct 2013 #84
alfredo Oct 2013 #88
pscot Oct 2013 #23
awoke_in_2003 Oct 2013 #39
tblue37 Oct 2013 #24
Shemp Howard Oct 2013 #52
Wilms Oct 2013 #25
JDPriestly Oct 2013 #26
Brother Buzz Oct 2013 #27
griloco Oct 2013 #29
BluegrassStateBlues Oct 2013 #30
greyl Oct 2013 #46
Tx4obama Oct 2013 #55
DevonRex Oct 2013 #31
Tx4obama Oct 2013 #44
DevonRex Oct 2013 #47
Tx4obama Oct 2013 #48
DevonRex Oct 2013 #50
DevonRex Oct 2013 #49
redgreenandblue Oct 2013 #56
DevonRex Oct 2013 #102
BluegrassStateBlues Oct 2013 #32
Coyotl Oct 2013 #41
longship Oct 2013 #45
Mira Oct 2013 #59
Demo_Chris Oct 2013 #61
stevenleser Oct 2013 #70
Demo_Chris Oct 2013 #85
stevenleser Oct 2013 #87
Demo_Chris Oct 2013 #91
longship Oct 2013 #62
stevenleser Oct 2013 #71
Demo_Chris Oct 2013 #86
LanternWaste Oct 2013 #100
bravenak Oct 2013 #53
stevenleser Oct 2013 #57
bravenak Oct 2013 #58
muriel_volestrangler Oct 2013 #60
stevenleser Oct 2013 #63
muriel_volestrangler Oct 2013 #66
stevenleser Oct 2013 #67
muriel_volestrangler Oct 2013 #69
stevenleser Oct 2013 #72
muriel_volestrangler Oct 2013 #74
stevenleser Oct 2013 #76
Orsino Oct 2013 #93
Capt. Obvious Oct 2013 #64
Mira Oct 2013 #73
stevenleser Oct 2013 #79
SoCalDem Oct 2013 #78
stevenleser Oct 2013 #80
Dalai_1 Oct 2013 #81
Zorra Oct 2013 #92
Retrograde Oct 2013 #94
bvar22 Oct 2013 #95
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Scurrilous Oct 2013 #103

Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:21 PM

1. I like that

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:23 PM

2. The summersaults among the Founders graves are now epic

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:26 PM

3. How silly

Hillary is looking more and more like a candidate, but what makes the others likely candidates?

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Response to DavidDvorkin (Reply #3)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:53 PM

11. It's meant, in my opinion

more as a hopeful blueprint of more women being aspirants, and maybe winners.
I hope I live long enough to see what we women could do at the helm.

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Response to DavidDvorkin (Reply #3)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 02:55 AM

54. because we are a monarchy now

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Response to roguevalley (Reply #54)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 06:20 PM

96. I think we elect on merit, rather than deny due to genetics.

I think we elect on merit, rather than deny due to genetics. However, I do understand how the small-minded may believe that denying a candidate due to genetics, marriage, or heritage is in fact, a democracy...

The stupid is dead... long live the stupid.

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Response to LanternWaste (Reply #96)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:09 PM

101. small minded. stupid. Really? Thanks loads.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:26 PM

4. k+r for the heads exploding entertainment value. ..nt

TYY

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Response to TeeYiYi (Reply #4)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:39 PM

8. My Head Sure Did Explode

The first time I read it all I could think of for Michelle was Michelle Bachman

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Response to left on green only (Reply #8)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:41 PM

9. Really? Interesting. ..nt

TYY

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Response to left on green only (Reply #8)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:36 PM

90. Nah - only one "L" in michele bachmann.

Michelle Obama has two "L's".

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:26 PM

5. Hi, graham4whatever!!


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Response to madinmaryland (Reply #5)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:17 AM

75. That fucking fool was the first thing I thought of.

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Response to madinmaryland (Reply #5)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:22 AM

77. ***snort***





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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:27 PM

6. Including liberal democrats.

The presidency isn't a family institution ... we rejected aristocracy 237 years ago.

(That's small 'd' democrats as in believers of the sovereignty of the people.)

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Response to earthside (Reply #6)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:05 AM

37. Aristocracy is back baby!

Citizens United has allowed a de facto "Nobility" to arise in America. It took 232 years but the aristocrats have won the American revolution. Fat Tony and the Rapist, as well as the other conservative Justices, are the destroyers of America.

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Response to lancer78 (Reply #37)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:33 PM

89. The antebellum south was an aristocracy, and that is what their current leaders are supporting with

Citizens United, estate tax Repeal, and trickle down.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:32 PM

7. Cute :) But it's more likely some of the folks listed below will be running in some of those years


The new upcoming generation

Wendy Davis https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wendy_Davis_%28politician%29

Kirsten Gillibrand http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirsten_Gillibrand

Alison Lundergan Grimes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alison_Lundergan_Grimes

Cory Booker http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cory_Booker

Julian Castro http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julian_Castro

Joaquin Castro https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joaqu%C3%ADn_Castro


I wish I was 30 years younger so that I would be able to see 'more' of what happens in the distant future

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #7)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:55 PM

13. Yes, cute, and yes to the lineup and

yes to wishing I were younger for that reason and a few additional ones.

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #7)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:04 PM

16. Gillebrand has some nice points socially, but she's a blue dog.

Booker is pretty centrist, isn't he? Grimes would have to beat turtleface first. Dunno about the rest.

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Response to DireStrike (Reply #16)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:20 AM

40. Actually, as a member of the

House she was a blue dog ( and it was one of the reasons I was strongly opposed to her initial appointment). I have to admit, I have been very pleasantly surprised by her actions in the senate, and, I believe, she is most closely allied with the Progressive Caucus.

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Response to DireStrike (Reply #16)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:30 AM

42. Gillebrand may be a Bluedog but that doesn't necessarily

disqualify her from becoming president. The same applies to Booker. It might be wishful thinking to assume that only progressives will become future presidents.

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #7)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:02 AM

35. same here...

I am much too old to be around when all of the excitement breaks out..unless I live to be 100....

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:45 PM

10. So you want to amend the constitution and bring in hereditary monarchy?

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #10)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:56 PM

14. No, I just wanted you to turn in today

with a smile on your face.

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #10)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 06:23 PM

98. Would that be under or above the amendment that denies candidacy solely due to genetics...?

Would that be under or above the amendment that denies candidacy solely due to genetics...?


Six of one, half a dozen of the other (insert distinction without a difference here)

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:54 PM

12. I'm laughing at you.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:59 PM

15. Say Hi to G4A. Talking about nutcases...

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Response to idwiyo (Reply #15)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:09 PM

18. No kidding.. shades of socks, perhaps? n/t

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Response to idwiyo (Reply #15)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:13 PM

20. I don't know, Third-Way Royal Loyalist idwiyo would aprove and even be inspired to RETURN the Royals

to a governing throne across the pond in Great Britain.

I can see you are not nearly as serious and pragmatic as she is.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:08 PM

17. Yes! Modern Monarchies are to die for, fuck Democracy, I long for the pre revolution days myself.

It wouldn't even be a sense of royal entitlement if the families were truly entitled to rule by birth either, simply superior noble blood being allowed it's proper place by birth rite.

I swoon to think of the lavish crowns and jewelry; the pomp and beauty of royal weddings that would make the British figuerheads look like trailer park peasants in comparison!

Well done, something, finally, worth fighting for.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:11 PM

19. All it does is tell me that somewhere, there's a bumpersticker-maker making a living

off of someone else's fantasy life.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:15 PM

21. You certainly got the humor-free brigade up in arms. nt

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #21)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:39 PM

28. +:)

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #21)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:59 PM

34. No kidding. Jaysus people!!!

 

It's just a silly bumper sticker.

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Response to Pretzel_Warrior (Reply #34)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:04 AM

68. What Mira inadvertently did with this OP is to attract DU's most unreasonable and

humor-less people to expose themselves as such.

It's fascinating really. Michelle, Sasha, Malia and Chelsea are never going to run for President. It's a joke, a joke aimed at pissing off misogynistic right wingers who might read it.

It's not a call for these folks to actually be President, or some advocacy for dynasties or other such nonsense.

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #68)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:55 AM

82. Just saw this, and am laughing almost uncontrallably with you

and I thank you for speaking for me so eloquently.

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Response to Mira (Reply #82)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:13 PM

83. It's funny and so sad at the same time.

Some people take themselves so seriously they cannot get over themselves.

I know what happened here. A lot of the folks who don't like Hillary have latched on to the whole "Dynasties are bad for Democracy" meme as part of what they intend to use in their arsenal of arguments against her and so they are thinking that way already whenever they see Hillary's name.

Then the bumper sticker listed the other folks, which to most normal people really makes it an obvious joke, but these folks are so anti-Hillary they can't get their minds into joke mode after seeing her name. It's like waving a red cape in front of a bull and then expecting that bull to behave rationally right afterwards. It's not going to happen, the bull is just going to try to lash out.

That's what we have here. These folks who lashed out against you and your OP lost it for a silly bumper sticker whose intent flew a billion miles over their heads because of their single-minded anti-Hillary agenda.

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #21)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:04 AM

36. agreed..some people have no sense of humor......

sheesh..it is just a silly bumper sticker for god's sake!

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #21)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:33 AM

43. don't take much!

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #21)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 01:17 AM

51. you said it.

Calm down people this isn't serious, all these people attacking this wow.

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #21)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 09:56 AM

65. +1

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #21)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 06:25 PM

99. light-hardhearted humor can be sooo difficult for the more-cynical-than-thou crowd to see as anythin

Kinda what I was thinking.

However, it *is* Monday... and light-hardhearted humor can be sooo difficult for the more-cynical-than-thou crowd to see as anything *but* a monarchy.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:16 PM

22. Elizabeth Warren?

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Response to alfredo (Reply #22)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:56 PM

33. Yes, please. Can we draft her?

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Response to TDale313 (Reply #33)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:13 AM

38. She has to be willing to do the job.

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Response to alfredo (Reply #22)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:15 PM

84. Hard to argue w/ that one

She's great!

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Response to MissMillie (Reply #84)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:29 PM

88. I bet she stays in Congress. It's a good gig.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:26 PM

23. By 2048

It may be hard to find anyone who wants the job.

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Response to pscot (Reply #23)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:14 AM

39. will we exist as a sovereign country by then?

I am beginning to have my doubts

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:31 PM

24. No. I hate the idea of political dynasties and royal families.

Just because someone is rich and famous or has a connection to someone who held high office, that does not make them a suitable president--or anything else. Each person should have to earn the position himself or herself.

I also hate the idea of one Bush after another taking such positions.

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Response to tblue37 (Reply #24)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 01:22 AM

52. Excellent post tblue (and question for all)

Here's my question for all: Would Chelsea Clinton or Michelle Obama make a good President?

If you answered "yes" for either person, then you are seriously part of the problem with this country. For you really have no idea what either one of them stands for. Yet you are willing to cast a vote based on their names alone.

The only proper answer to my question is: "Maybe. It depends on what their positions on the major issues are."

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:32 PM

25. American Idol!

No wonder this country is in such sad shape.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:35 PM

26. Looks like the royal family. No thanks.

That is one of the reasons that I oppose nominating Hillary for 2016.

We had enough of a dynasty with Bush II. Never, never, never again.

We need to move forward, not try to relive the past. That is what a Hillary presidency would mean. I know a lot of us liked Bill Clinton when he was president, but we need someone for our time, not a Clinton wife. No to dynasties.

That's Roman Empireish. No thanks.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:36 PM

27. Not gonna happen

Chelsea Clinton would never relinquish her Chief Justice seat on the Supreme Court.

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Response to griloco (Reply #29)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:47 PM

30. Enjoy your very short stay. nt

 

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Response to BluegrassStateBlues (Reply #30)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:59 AM

46. I think you may have missed the joke.

This thread is about making right-wing heads explode, correct?

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Response to greyl (Reply #46)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 02:59 AM

55. Yeah, I had thought it was a joke too. A way to get Obama a third term to upset the GOPers :)

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:47 PM

31. I love the all female lineup. How about some Latinas in the mix too?

Who do we have?

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Response to DevonRex (Reply #31)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:41 AM

44. Below is a list of current 27 members of the Hispanic Congressional Caucus



Looks like SEVEN females (?)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congressional_Hispanic_Caucus#Membership

Membership
Officers

Chair: Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15) (D)
1st Vice Chair Ben Ray Luján (NM-3) (D)
2nd Vice Chair Linda Sanchez (CA-38) (D) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linda_S%C3%A1nchez
Whip Michelle Luján Grisham (NM-1) (D) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelle_Luj%C3%A1n_Grisham

Other Membership
Current

Xavier Becerra (CA-31) (D)
Tony Cardenas (CA-29) (D)
Joaquin Castro (TX-20) (D)
Jim Costa (CA-20) (D)
Henry Cuellar (TX-28) (D)
Pete Gallego (TX-23) (D)
Joe Garcia (FL-26) (D)
Raúl Grijalva (AZ-07) (D)
Luis V. Gutierrez (IL-04) (D)
Senator Bob Menéndez (NJ-D)
Grace Napolitano (CA-38) (D) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_Napolitano
Gloria Negrete McLeod (CA-35) (D) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloria_Negrete_McLeod
Ed Pastor (AZ-04) (D)
Pedro Pierluisi (PR-At large) (D)
Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-34) (D) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucille_Roybal-Allard
Raul Ruiz (CA-36) (D)
Gregorio Sablan (MP-At large) (D)
Loretta Sánchez (CA-46) (D) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loretta_Sanchez
José Serrano (NY-16) (D)
Albio Sires (NJ-13) (D)
Nydia Velázquez (NY-12) (D) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nydia_Vel%C3%A1zquez
Juan Vargas (CA-51) (D)
Filemon Vela, Jr. (TX-34) (D)

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #44)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 01:03 AM

47. Filemon Vela, born in my hometown...

Harlingen, TX. Now lives in Brownsville. Looks pretty good. Of course I'm impartial to The Valley. Solid Democrats there. I'd love to go back someday. Can you guys wrest the state away from the nuts?

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Response to DevonRex (Reply #47)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 01:08 AM

48. Vela's wiki pages says...


-snip-

For the past 22 years, Filemon has been married to his lovely and accomplished wife, Judge Rose Vela. Rose was a Republican justice on Texas’ 13th Court of Appeals from 2007 to 2012.

-snip-

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filemon_Vela,_Jr.



I would love to hear the political discussions that take place at the dinner table in that house

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #48)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 01:11 AM

50. Oh my. Did she do that to get the appointment?

Or did he run as a Democrat because only Democrats get elected in The Valley?

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #44)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 01:09 AM

49. OK, Michelle Lujan Grisham.

She'll pull in a lot of votes from TX, AZ, CO, NM, UT and CA. We know her name already. That's a plus!

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Response to DevonRex (Reply #31)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 04:00 AM

56. How about some non-dynasty females?

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Response to redgreenandblue (Reply #56)

Tue Oct 29, 2013, 01:47 AM

102. Sure. And let's be honest, no indication any Obama women want to run for anything.

So no dynasty there. And Chelsea doesn't seem inclined either. It's all for fun.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Sun Oct 27, 2013, 11:50 PM

32. I'm going to keep this on hand until the next time someone whines about "dynasties"

 

Just to give them further palpitations.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:25 AM

41. logo

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:48 AM

45. A counter example.

So! The US Presidency is passed on by blood. I am not dumb. I really thought the USA resolved this on July 4, 1776.

Enough of this rubbish!

If that's what people want, so be it. Try this on for size:

2016: Bush
2020: Bush
2024: Bush
2028: Bush
2032: Bush
2036: Bush
... Etc.

After all, if your parent or your spouse was a president, you've earned the right to that office.

What the OP suggests is counter to democratic principles on which our country was founded.

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Response to longship (Reply #45)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 08:30 AM

59. It was about WOMEN - not about lineage - and a pretty good joke.

It was to get you to laugh while some seeds of thought get sown.

One thing I notice about the Republicans I am in contact with is their inability to recognize beauty in things and their inability to enjoy clever humor. Let's not become like them.

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Response to Mira (Reply #59)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 09:54 AM

61. No it was not about women...

 

It was about political dynasties. I think we need a whole lot less cult of personality, and a whole lot more government of, by, and FOR the people.

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Response to Demo_Chris (Reply #61)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:07 AM

70. No, it's not. It's not about how you see it and you are not the target.

The target is misogynistic right wingers who will recognize all of these people as not only Liberals/Democrats (or family members of Liberals/Democrats) who they hate but female Liberals/Democrats.

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #70)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:20 PM

85. You are claiming it was simply a coincidence that they ignored every non-dynastic female...

 

To focus on these select individuals and at these select dates. They ignored QUALIFIED females in order to showcase women -- or, in this case pre-teens, who's only qualification is their right of birth, suggesting that that's how women earn it.

That's sexist as hell.

But, of course, the sticker isn't intended to be sexist -- that part is unintentional. Rather, it's a joke intended to troll people. But it's insulting to women in general and to liberalism as a movement. Liberals don't select people because their daddy's were famous and had a cool cult of personality thing going for them, we select our candidates because they were the best for the job.

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Response to Demo_Chris (Reply #85)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:29 PM

87. LMAO, please, you have me in tears. Let me put it to you this way

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=3936636

What is a more likely possibility to you. That the bumper sticker is a simplistic joke aimed at your average right winger who might see it on the roadway, or that it is a complex conspiracy aimed at overturning the democratic order of the country and replacing it with a hereditary monarchy from the Clinton and Obama families to include two adults who show little desire to run for political office and two children.

I suggest you think that over.

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #87)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:38 PM

91. Of COURSE it's just a joke Steve...

 

That's all that ever needed to be said. I only responded to the people suddenly claiming that it was somehow more than that, that it was a message of women's empowerment of some such nonsense. Well, two can play the spin game.

On a more serious note, I don't think jokes or messages like this help us though. Not a big deal obviously, but we should try not to even give the appearance of choosing style and connections over substance. Leave the dynasty garbage to the GOP and elect the best we can from our more than capable pool of candidates. Hillary, whether you support her or not, is objectively qualified -- the only thing missing from her resume is a governorship, and I think she has that covered as first lady of a state, a nation, Senator, and Sec State.

Which is not to say she deserves our automatic support -- she's too corporatist for my taste -- but there is no doubt she's qualified. She might be the MOST qualified candidate in a long time.

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Response to Mira (Reply #59)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 09:55 AM

62. Okay.

But none of the women were anything but spouses or children of a male president. So maybe it undermines the point.

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Response to longship (Reply #62)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:07 AM

71. No, thats the entire point. These people will never be President. It's a joke. nt

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Response to longship (Reply #62)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:23 PM

86. Ya think? lol

 

Apparently "My daddy was President" is a statement of female independence and empowerment. Or so we are now being asked to believe.

The best and only defense of this is to say, "Lighten up, it's just a joke."

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Response to longship (Reply #45)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 06:27 PM

100. Neither passed on by blood, not (and here's the tricky part for the pea-brains) denied by blood.

Neither passed on by blood, not (and here's the tricky part for the pea-brains) denied by blood.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 02:03 AM

53. Nobody thinks this is funny?!?!

Really?
This would make the right gnash their teeth and wail like banshees.
Talk about your negative Nancys.
This is funny!! And cute!!

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Response to bravenak (Reply #53)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 07:47 AM

57. I think it's hilarious. And the reaction by some makes it more so

No one actually expect to nominate all of these people. It's an obvious joke meant to get a rise out of misogynistic right wingers.

The fact that some here felt the need to get upset about it and respond as if it's real says a lot about those who got upset.

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #57)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 07:55 AM

58. Can't have fun around here anymore. So series!

Some people refuse to have a good time. I'm disappointed, not that it matters.

Now that I know it causes such a reaction on the left, I can only imagine how the right might react.
I live in a red state so, I'm getting one. I'll get 50. I'm giggling imagining the pinched hard faces of my tea party neighbors. They used to peel off my African Americans for Obama sticker once a week.
I'm going to sneak some of these on their bumpers over the Palin stickers. I hope they don't notice.

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #57)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 09:43 AM

60. But it lists the whole Clinton and Obama families who have not yet been president

and doesn't list a single woman outside those 2 families. It only lists one politician. The obvious link is "member of the 2 families", not "female Democrat". If there had been one politician other than Hillary - Elizabeth Warren, or Wendy Davis, say - it would indeed be 'obvious' that it's about misogyny. But without that, it does look more like a wish for dynasties.

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Reply #60)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 09:55 AM

63. Because everyone knows who they are, particularly those at whom this humor is aimed

specifically, misogynistic right wingers. They do not know who Barbara Lee is, for instance. They may not even know who Debbie Wasserman Schultz is.

But the object of their hatred? The Obama and Clinton families? Oh they know who THEY are.

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #63)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 09:58 AM

66. Aren't you making the point? It's about "The Obama and Clinton families", not women

You could put Nancy Pelosi in, if you want a woman those kind of people hate, but outside the families.

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Reply #66)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:00 AM

67. No, it's not about you or how you see it. It's not aimed at you.

You are not going to get it until you put yourself in the shoes of those at whom it is aimed.

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #67)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:06 AM

69. I'll repeat the title of the post, since you didn't address it:

Aren't you making the point? It's about "The Obama and Clinton families", not women

I also added that Nancy Pelosi could have been put in, as a woman that would be better known to (and hated by) misogynistic RWers than the Obama daughters, if this was about misogyny. But since you see it as "the Obama and Clinton families", I think you have successfully put how those it's aimed at see it - a hatred of anyone called Obama or Clinton, not of women.

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Reply #69)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:10 AM

72. LOL, you are overanalyzing a joke that you don't get and is not aimed at you.

Address the title. We might as well address Rodney Dangerfield's signature "I tell ya I don't get no respect"

In some cultures, I am guessing that is a faux pas and possibly offensive. It's not aimed at them.

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #72)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:17 AM

74. Pointing out how you disproved your own point is 'overanalyzing'?

Let us know when you want us to stop thinking, or talking to you, the next time. I suspect it will be right after you've made a point you'd rather wasn't examined at all.

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Reply #74)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:18 AM

76. LMAO, you're still doing it!

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Response to bravenak (Reply #53)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 02:21 PM

93. In at least two ways.

One of which is DU's royalist tendency, which could use a good ribbing like this.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 09:56 AM

64. Now that's just stupid

The Bush twins deserve to be President before the Obamas.

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Response to Capt. Obvious (Reply #64)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:12 AM

73. Good thinking and, Hey, there are Tricia and Julie Nixon - still alive and kicking.

Maybe in their late 50s or so. Too late I bet for Jennie Eisenhower.

(just between us, I'm sorry I posted this thing. It deserved a good laugh, and after that a continuation of whatever hopefully worthwhile thing the reader was doing - GEEZ)

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Response to Mira (Reply #73)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:28 AM

79. Not your fault. The folks who didn't get this should apply to be on that game show where comedians

try to get you to laugh and when you don't, you get money and other prizes because they are absolutely humor-less, stick in the muds.

One of them is still trying to get me to analyze and re-analyze the bumper sticker!



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Response to Mira (Original post)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:24 AM

78. All but the obvious one..highly unlikely

I like my presidents one at a time.. And since we are not a monarchy, we need to stop the speculation that leadership is genetic..

The Bushes showed us that

I'd love to see Hillary being a doting Grandma, while she serves on various boards & gives speeches & writes books.

It's time for a young generation who were reared with high tech, to take over.. The future is theirs..

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:34 AM

80. For those who responded to this OP with anything other than laughter...







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Response to Mira (Original post)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 10:47 AM

81. K&R n/t

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 12:44 PM

92. Feudalism. Rule by heredity. No thanks. nt

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 05:28 PM

94. Shouldn't there be a Kennedy or three in there?

If we're going to go for dynasties, let's go all the way

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 05:36 PM

95. Some people have never gotten over that love for Royal Dynasties.

They called them "Royalists" and "Tories" back in 1776.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 06:23 PM

97. let's keep this kicked until 2016! bwahahahhaha!

 

And Chelsea, hurry up and have an heir--I mean a baby.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Tue Oct 29, 2013, 10:44 AM

103. K & R

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