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barb162 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-09-06 08:49 PM
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38. I never heard anything bad about him
which is pretty amazing for any politician. He seemed like a real moderate in a party of extremists
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  -Chafee unsure of staying with GOP after losing election babylonsister  Nov-09-06 05:09 PM   #0 
  - He also says his loss "Helped the Country!"  liberalpragmatist   Nov-09-06 05:11 PM   #1 
  - Yeah, it's kind of sad...  w13rd0   Nov-09-06 05:13 PM   #5 
  - Linc was a casualty of this thuggish regime, I hope he does well  alyce douglas   Nov-09-06 08:42 PM   #36 
  - That's really an amazing public statement out of a pol  Strawman   Nov-09-06 07:54 PM   #31 
  - I am confused, I just looked up his record on Wikipedia  nodehopper   Nov-09-06 10:51 PM   #71 
     - He's an old Goldwater Republican.  janx   Nov-10-06 10:21 AM   #89 
     - Yep, he was often paired with Zell Miller to show examples of partisan overlap  0rganism   Nov-11-06 01:46 PM   #103 
  - If Jim Webb can be a Democrat, so can Chafee  IndianaGreen   Nov-09-06 09:17 PM   #45 
  - Lincoln Chafee is about the only Republican I would consider  Jiyah   Nov-09-06 10:34 PM   #66 
     - I really hate to see him go...  AnneD   Nov-10-06 10:41 AM   #90 
  - Personally, I do like Lincoln Chafee, but...  Hoosier Dem   Nov-09-06 05:12 PM   #2 
  - What a shame.  ddbaj   Nov-09-06 05:12 PM   #3 
  - Sorry Lincoln  rpannier   Nov-09-06 05:13 PM   #4 
  - Oh yeah  gaspee   Nov-09-06 05:19 PM   #7 
     - The Lowell Weicker of Rhode Island?  rpannier   Nov-09-06 05:22 PM   #10 
     - Lowell Weicker is from Connecticut  AllieB   Nov-10-06 07:33 AM   #85 
        - I should have been clearer  rpannier   Nov-11-06 10:18 AM   #99 
     - Right. I appreciate your putting the country first. Control of the Senate...  krkaufman   Nov-10-06 12:46 AM   #81 
  - Sen. Chafee has impeccable character as politician....I am saddened by his loss  AlamoDemoc   Nov-09-06 05:16 PM   #6 
  - In a state where  gaspee   Nov-09-06 05:20 PM   #9 
  - I'm sort of hoping this experience will  rpannier   Nov-09-06 05:24 PM   #11 
  - I agree...RI politicians are synonymous with corruption and perversion  AlamoDemoc   Nov-09-06 05:41 PM   #14 
  - Gaspee, thank you so much for voting him out and convincing others to do the same-  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Nov-09-06 05:59 PM   #16 
     - I think he was hoping that the Dewey/Eisenhower-type Repubs would make a comeback  brentspeak   Nov-09-06 06:34 PM   #22 
     - what a great post we do have our flaws but our strengths outweigh  alyce douglas   Nov-09-06 08:46 PM   #37 
     - OMG! Twin Oaks. I miss my home statel. Grew up in Newport,  caledesi   Nov-09-06 08:58 PM   #41 
     - you left out the real problem with Rhode Island  flyingfysh   Nov-09-06 09:29 PM   #49 
        - Rhode Island Chowder is a clear broth chowder. I have NEVER seen  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Nov-09-06 09:35 PM   #51 
        - Don't get mad at me  Karenca   Nov-09-06 09:38 PM   #53 
        - Never would I be mad at you. But back me up on the tomato slander.  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Nov-09-06 09:42 PM   #54 
           - We've got more tomato-thinking chowder people here. ??  Karenca   Nov-09-06 09:51 PM   #59 
           - That'd be Dell's lemonade, in the green/yellow parper cups...  JudyM   Nov-09-06 10:55 PM   #72 
              - That's it!  Karenca   Nov-09-06 11:26 PM   #74 
              - I thought Dell's lemonade was great, and if you got a piece of  alyce douglas   Nov-10-06 09:44 PM   #96 
           - That would be 'Maryland Style" clam chowder  SquireJons   Nov-10-06 08:47 AM   #86 
        - I took the family to a theme park there once  flyingfysh   Nov-09-06 09:45 PM   #57 
        - On most menus in Rhode Island they specify New England, Manhattan  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Nov-09-06 09:53 PM   #60 
        - Oooo...Federal Hill!  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Nov-09-06 09:57 PM   #61 
        - Where you can see a mobstah eat a lobstah!  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Nov-09-06 10:01 PM   #63 
        - ... and that great little hole in the wall french pastry place... pastiche!  JudyM   Nov-09-06 10:57 PM   #73 
        - Lived in Newport most of my life and HAVE NEVER even  caledesi   Nov-09-06 10:00 PM   #62 
        - Chowder in Rhode Island is ALWAYS clear broth!  Karenca   Nov-09-06 09:47 PM   #58 
        - clam chowder made of tomatoes is called Manhattan style chowder  alyce douglas   Nov-10-06 09:46 PM   #97 
  - I never heard anything bad about him  barb162   Nov-09-06 08:49 PM   #38 
  - It's never too late.  Qutzupalotl   Nov-09-06 05:19 PM   #8 
  - I'm sorry the Senate lost him. But there really wasn't any other way.  struggle4progress   Nov-09-06 05:30 PM   #12 
  - Some strategists believe Lincoln HAD to go...  Jeff In Milwaukee   Nov-09-06 06:38 PM   #24 
  - We are the "Big Tent" Party  lawdem_atlanta   Nov-09-06 05:34 PM   #13 
  - He specifically stated on TV the other day that he is and Independent,  WatchWhatISay   Nov-09-06 09:27 PM   #47 
  - Why now? He would be Senator for  Nite Owl   Nov-09-06 05:41 PM   #15 
  - Applauding Chaffee again.  Vidar   Nov-09-06 07:36 PM   #28 
  - another example  Brundle_Fly   Nov-09-06 06:20 PM   #17 
  - It's sad that his party  Raine   Nov-09-06 06:23 PM   #18 
  - ' Come over to the light'....  yorkiemommie1   Nov-09-06 06:26 PM   #19 
  - Hey Lincoln, pull up a chair, have a beer. Nice to meet you sir. I hear good  olafvikingr   Nov-09-06 06:29 PM   #20 
  - Good! You're more than welcome Senator Chafee - come on over? n/t  ShortnFiery   Nov-09-06 06:29 PM   #21 
  - He's been invited many times before  WatchWhatISay   Nov-09-06 09:28 PM   #48 
  - Hats off to you Chafee!!!.... You were never for tyrranny anyway!  goforit   Nov-09-06 06:37 PM   #23 
  - Maybe we should write him?  Timbuk3   Nov-09-06 06:52 PM   #25 
  - I think we should. eom  Karenca   Nov-09-06 09:35 PM   #50 
  - It is as Kos said a long time ago.  ozymandius   Nov-09-06 07:07 PM   #26 
  - His prolonged confusion cost dems 5 million bucks.  Rose Siding   Nov-09-06 07:53 PM   #30 
  - Let's face it  juajen   Nov-09-06 07:23 PM   #27 
  - yea, he does have that kind of innocent face, he did well his  alyce douglas   Nov-09-06 08:49 PM   #39 
  - Isn't physiognomy amazing?  arewenotdemo   Nov-11-06 01:48 AM   #98 
  - Sorry. Should have done it when it meant something. Can just switch to the winners cause you want  NOLADEM   Nov-09-06 07:50 PM   #29 
  - I was just about to post the same sentiment.  Katzenjammer   Nov-09-06 07:56 PM   #32 
  - Right. It's easy to say you are in the wrong party now. But it did take balls  Fluffdaddy   Nov-09-06 08:02 PM   #33 
     - I prefer to say it took guts, not balls,  gaspee   Nov-09-06 08:32 PM   #34 
  - Unfortunately, that is my view, as well.  txindy   Nov-09-06 11:37 PM   #75 
  - Lincoln, come on in! The water's just fine!  mgdecombe   Nov-09-06 08:35 PM   #35 
  - So should we welcome David Duke?  Art_from_Ark   Nov-09-06 09:45 PM   #56 
  - You might benefit from a little research on Chafee.  mgdecombe   Nov-10-06 12:21 AM   #79 
     - I know about Chaffee  Art_from_Ark   Nov-10-06 01:15 AM   #82 
  - Uhh, 'scuse me, but just because he's been an honest Republican, doesn't  kath   Nov-09-06 10:35 PM   #68 
     - Let's find out.  mgdecombe   Nov-10-06 12:19 AM   #77 
     - In answer to your questions  gaspee   Nov-10-06 08:31 PM   #94 
  - I woulda traded him straight-up for Lieberman, or Ben Nelson.  KnaveRupe   Nov-09-06 08:52 PM   #40 
  - Well I think Mr. Chafee should switch to The Democratic Party.  TriMetFan   Nov-09-06 09:09 PM   #42 
  - I wish Chaffee would join the Democrats  Hawaii Hiker   Nov-09-06 09:12 PM   #43 
  - I don't know much about this guy..  FyurFly   Nov-09-06 09:45 PM   #55 
  - If Chafee is anything like a GOLDWATER guy  Caoimhe   Nov-09-06 09:13 PM   #44 
  - People used to think John McCain was the maverick, principled Repug. What a joke.  tblue   Nov-09-06 09:20 PM   #46 
  - McCain jumped the shark  The Wizard   Nov-10-06 11:26 AM   #91 
  - His vote against the war was Courage in the JFK sense  bronxiteforever   Nov-09-06 09:37 PM   #52 
  - what does it matter now ?  JI7   Nov-09-06 10:04 PM   #64 
  - That about covers it.  NNadir   Nov-09-06 10:14 PM   #65 
  - Bob Shrum was right...  orangepeel68   Nov-09-06 10:35 PM   #67 
  - Has he tried the Connecticut For Lieberman Party?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Nov-09-06 10:40 PM   #69 
  - too bad. i liked him--from what i knew of him--except that one  orleans   Nov-09-06 10:51 PM   #70 
  - There were a couple of bills...  Avalon Sparks   Nov-09-06 11:46 PM   #76 
  - Take the first step in renouncing the DEVIL, go Indy  48percenter   Nov-10-06 12:21 AM   #78 
  - he got what he deserved  tomp   Nov-10-06 12:29 AM   #80 
  - He DID openly oppose Bush  ripple   Nov-10-06 10:17 AM   #88 
     - not the kind of opposition i'm talking about.  tomp   Nov-11-06 01:29 PM   #100 
  - He's a good guy that got mixed up with a bad crowd.  Naturyl   Nov-10-06 06:53 AM   #83 
  - I would welcome him with open arms. nt  Vinca   Nov-10-06 07:08 AM   #84 
  - Me, too! n/t  stanwyck   Nov-10-06 11:29 AM   #92 
  - He is not just decent for a Rethug, he is decent by any standards  nam78_two   Nov-10-06 10:06 AM   #87 
  - The next Dem President needs to reach out to Sen. Chafee...  Az_lefty   Nov-10-06 01:18 PM   #93 
  - He'd be a fine Democrat but for what RI office?  against all enemies   Nov-10-06 08:46 PM   #95 
  - That's the kind of Aisle Reach I'm talking about!  NastyDiaper   Nov-11-06 01:30 PM   #101 
  - We NEED folks like him in the Republican party, if not in the Senate  0rganism   Nov-11-06 01:41 PM   #102 
  - And he's still holding out on bolton  4theheart   Nov-11-06 01:58 PM   #104 
  - Color me unimpressed.  ALiberalSailor   Nov-11-06 05:12 PM   #105 
  - Why would anyone be a republican unless they were stupid or evil?  Zorra   Nov-12-06 06:33 AM   #106 

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