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39. I'm simply expressing my amusement
at your repeatedly posting that quote.
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  -Feds are looking at Edwards' campaign kpete  May-03-09 11:04 AM   #0 
  - What a fall...  Catch22Dem   May-03-09 11:16 AM   #1 
  - Not Average  atreides1   May-03-09 11:29 AM   #9 
  - actually not - he is above average on intelligence, eloquence, and looks  karynnj   May-03-09 11:43 AM   #12 
     - Well put.  TerribleLarryDingle   May-03-09 11:45 AM   #13 
     - Very well put!  Iowa   May-03-09 07:42 PM   #83 
  - Nothing like an affair to spur the Feds on . . . while corrupt capitalism destroys America--!!!  defendandprotect   May-03-09 11:17 AM   #2 
  - it's not the affair. it's the business about campaign funds being misused.  cali   May-03-09 11:21 AM   #6 
  - Then they should investigate McCain-Palin. IMO, it's a "get the Democrats" thang.  No Elephants   May-03-09 03:37 PM   #46 
     - No, it's about blatant payoffs with public money to keep personal things private. Period.  democrat2thecore   May-03-09 11:15 PM   #95 
     - I never said Edwards deserved a pass. I expressed my opinion of the motives  No Elephants   May-04-09 10:32 AM   #121 
     - Why would the Obama Administration  Thothmes   May-04-09 06:24 PM   #135 
        - I think it's Bushbots who still populate the D of J. They may have started this  No Elephants   May-05-09 07:05 AM   #142 
  - defendandprotect and NoElephants - I agree with you both  Triana   May-03-09 06:44 PM   #77 
  - seriously  krabigirl   May-04-09 10:25 AM   #114 
  - I suppose it is because I am an old crank that  asjr   May-03-09 11:18 AM   #3 
  - the people who are investigating JE are not the people who  cali   May-03-09 11:24 AM   #7 
  - Thanks for the info. Didn't realize it was the state.  asjr   May-03-09 11:30 AM   #10 
  - No, it's not the state. The feds are investigating Edwards.  No Elephants   May-03-09 03:39 PM   #47 
  - Isn't Blackwater based in NC?  Downwinder   May-03-09 11:40 AM   #11 
  - are you suggesting that JE should get preferential treatment?  cali   May-03-09 11:47 AM   #14 
     - I just don't equate a piece of ass with  Downwinder   May-03-09 02:55 PM   #41 
        - sorry, it's about potential misuse of campaign funds.  cali   May-03-09 04:08 PM   #55 
           - No, it's not that...  Iowa   May-03-09 08:10 PM   #88 
  - Agreed.  Deja Q   May-03-09 12:16 PM   #18 
  - US Republican Attorney who is also going after Mike Easley, though.  KoKo   May-03-09 12:48 PM   #24 
  - Yep, Bushbot George Holding, involved in the high profile Bush era prosecutions of Dems down here:  struggle4progress   May-03-09 01:16 PM   #29 
     - Holder should purge the DoJ of EVERY Repuke appointee tomorrow  Doctor_J   May-03-09 07:24 PM   #80 
        - Didnt we raise hell on this  Thothmes   May-04-09 06:26 PM   #136 
           - Yes, but Clinton's judges weren't criminally corrupt hacks  Doctor_J   May-04-09 09:31 PM   #139 
  - No one should be above the law, but there should be priorities.  No Elephants   May-03-09 03:54 PM   #49 
     - agreed n/t  MrsBrady   May-04-09 08:53 AM   #110 
  - They should be doing both  karynnj   May-03-09 11:47 AM   #15 
  - It's a good bet all the campaigns were guilty of irregularities to one degree or another, whether  No Elephants   May-03-09 03:47 PM   #48 
     - I agree that no matter what the intent, all campaigns will end up with some minor violations  karynnj   May-03-09 04:10 PM   #57 
        - Very hard to tell what someone's goal was. Everyone is going to try to claim  No Elephants   May-03-09 08:08 PM   #87 
           - I agree on all counts  karynnj   May-03-09 09:43 PM   #93 
              - That is pure supposition and opinion, though, and I disagree.  No Elephants   May-04-09 07:55 AM   #106 
                 - I lumped the Clintons and Palin with Edwards  karynnj   May-04-09 09:39 AM   #111 
                    - You are obviously a fan of Kerry's, as am I. But an opinion is still an opinion, not a fact.  No Elephants   May-04-09 10:01 AM   #112 
                       - I am a Kerry supporter -  karynnj   May-04-09 11:29 AM   #125 
  - You do realize this entirely separate  muryan   May-04-09 12:55 PM   #128 
  - YIKES!  SkyDaddy7   May-03-09 11:19 AM   #4 
  - It probably starts in law school....  deaniac21   May-04-09 07:50 PM   #137 
  - Anything to distract them from prosecuting Bush administration members.  onehandle   May-03-09 11:21 AM   #5 
  - Not related at all  karynnj   May-03-09 11:50 AM   #16 
  - And how do we know Guiliani never misspent? And what do you mean "did this?" He's innocent until  No Elephants   May-03-09 03:57 PM   #50 
     - I'm not saying either that JRE did or RG didn't - just that if there was  karynnj   May-03-09 04:01 PM   #52 
        - Agreed. Just because others might have done something wrong doesn't give Edwards a pass. -nt  democrat2thecore   May-03-09 11:18 PM   #96 
           - Of course not, but that is not what I was saying.  No Elephants   May-04-09 10:22 AM   #113 
  - This is a simple case of political corruption, caused by John Edwards  IndianaGreen   May-03-09 12:46 PM   #23 
  - They've barely begun investigating. Way too soon to adjudge him guilty. So far  No Elephants   May-03-09 04:00 PM   #51 
  - You bet! Look at this shiney thing over here!  EFerrari   May-03-09 04:06 PM   #54 
  - Agreed; the media will take this more seriously and give it more air time  Lorien   May-03-09 05:09 PM   #62 
  - ever since I saw his interview on Nightline about the affair, I have no more trust for Edwards  tomm2thumbs   May-03-09 11:25 AM   #8 
  - I thought so long before that  harmonicon   May-03-09 03:25 PM   #44 
  - I agree on the affair, but we don't know yet that he is guilty of anything but an affair. BTW,I  No Elephants   May-03-09 04:04 PM   #53 
  - Sadness.  patrice   May-03-09 11:55 AM   #17 
  - paper ballots a must  obliviously   May-03-09 09:05 PM   #92 
  - Geographically, he and Blago can't be actual cellmates, but... n/t  UTUSN   May-03-09 12:18 PM   #19 
  - Please see Post # 51. He may end up being judged guilty in a court of law eventually, but we are  No Elephants   May-03-09 04:08 PM   #56 
     - WhatEVER the legal details, it's a sad SAD crap state of affiars, and HE's responsible!1 n/t  UTUSN   May-04-09 10:05 PM   #140 
  - I'm more and more convinced that his populism was a cynical BSing act.  Odin2005   May-03-09 12:27 PM   #20 
  - I always believed that  cali   May-03-09 12:38 PM   #22 
  - Yes, me too  tammywammy   May-03-09 12:57 PM   #26 
  - I thought Edwards was honest and captivating when he spoke of the two Americas  IndianaGreen   May-03-09 12:50 PM   #25 
  - sure, people that go work for a really sleazy hedge fund  cali   May-03-09 01:27 PM   #30 
     - I told you what I thought  IndianaGreen   May-03-09 01:30 PM   #31 
     - and I told you why I don't understand that kind of thinking  cali   May-03-09 01:33 PM   #32 
     - I agree, Cali. He must hold the record for votes he "regretted" HA! -nt  democrat2thecore   May-03-09 11:19 PM   #97 
        - He apologized for pretty much his entire Senate career.  Alexander   May-04-09 01:39 PM   #130 
  - why? because he had an affair? I don't see how those dots are connected.  krabigirl   May-04-09 10:25 AM   #115 
  - When I read Elizabeth's first book  undergroundnomore   May-03-09 12:36 PM   #21 
  - I agree w/you  CountAllVotes   May-03-09 01:05 PM   #27 
  - very sad indeed  tomm2thumbs   May-03-09 01:06 PM   #28 
  - Santayana  cornermouse   May-03-09 01:44 PM   #33 
  - lol.  cali   May-03-09 02:31 PM   #36 
     - Attempts to ridicule ain't gonna work, cali.  cornermouse   May-03-09 02:39 PM   #37 
        - I'm simply expressing my amusement  cali   May-03-09 02:42 PM   #39 
           - No.  cornermouse   May-03-09 02:55 PM   #42 
           - Man - what is your obsession with the matter?  waiting for hope   May-03-09 07:52 PM   #84 
  - Oh, goody - the world is going to hell and we are looking to see if  jwirr   May-03-09 01:45 PM   #34 
  - Amen. Even if he did use campaign funds to pay her off, is the amount as much as  No Elephants   May-03-09 04:14 PM   #58 
  - seriously...and then everyone can feel holy and self-righteous, while their skeletons (ro)  krabigirl   May-04-09 10:31 AM   #120 
  - Kick him when he was up, kick when he is down, nice.  Mithreal   May-03-09 02:20 PM   #35 
  - ridiculous.  cali   May-03-09 02:40 PM   #38 
  - I am completely unsurprised. nt  Mithreal   May-04-09 12:15 AM   #103 
  - I can understand those who supported him for being pi$$ed off with him  brentspeak   May-03-09 02:51 PM   #40 
  - bzzzt. I hated that JE was a coporatist creep who lied his ass off  cali   May-03-09 03:01 PM   #43 
  - Glad someone here gets it.  Alexander   May-03-09 03:32 PM   #45 
     - Edwards was never my candidate. However, he lived in both Americas, just as I have, just not at the  No Elephants   May-03-09 04:26 PM   #59 
     - Edwards was never poor. Never.  cali   May-03-09 04:31 PM   #60 
     - Both my parents worked. And through deprivation, they did put aside enough to  No Elephants   May-04-09 08:30 AM   #107 
     - I think this house can tell a story -  waiting for hope   May-03-09 08:04 PM   #86 
     - I think everyone has different definitions of "poor"  Muttocracy   May-04-09 12:34 AM   #105 
     - Yes and no  karynnj   May-03-09 08:28 PM   #90 
        - I really love the summation and insight there, thank you!  Withywindle   May-03-09 10:49 PM   #94 
     - There were (ar least) "Two John Edwards" as much "Two Americas". nt  Muttocracy   May-03-09 05:01 PM   #61 
        - We all have multiple personas and some of us even change. nt  Mithreal   May-04-09 12:26 AM   #104 
  - I can understand outrage to a point and I agree there are a few cranks here. nt  Mithreal   May-04-09 12:12 AM   #102 
  - I supported him, and am not pissed off. I do not effing care if politicians cheat.  krabigirl   May-04-09 10:32 AM   #122 
  - Yep, Puritans suck. They need to look at citizens of countries like France.  krabigirl   May-04-09 10:28 AM   #117 
  - For Edwards, investigation is latest stage of saga  Faygo Kid   May-03-09 05:21 PM   #63 
  - I see the word "opportunist" tossed around a lot. Edwards, though, is one fine example  wyldwolf   May-03-09 05:21 PM   #64 
  - Exactly. He would be whatever he needed to be - that day.  democrat2thecore   May-03-09 11:22 PM   #98 
  - Wow, the more detail on this (such as in this article) the worse it looks  karynnj   May-03-09 05:21 PM   #65 
  - I agree, the 'furniture' transaction is interesting...  Spazito   May-03-09 05:40 PM   #75 
  - dupe  brentspeak   May-03-09 05:21 PM   #66 
  - I can't believe how dumb I was for trusting this man. I voted for him in the primary.  Mike 03   May-03-09 05:21 PM   #67 
  - As the old Irish would say,"He is full of himself".  virgogal   May-03-09 05:21 PM   #68 
  - No, I don't think he's a psychopath.  Jackpine Radical   May-03-09 05:21 PM   #69 
  - To the contrary, it's their very ABILITY to pretend empathy and compassion that defines a psychopath  democrat2thecore   May-03-09 11:25 PM   #99 
  - Don't feel bad, I fell for him too. I liked his message on the poor and thought his health care  CTyankee   May-03-09 05:22 PM   #72 
     - His message was right. The messenger was wrong.  Faygo Kid   May-03-09 06:30 PM   #76 
  - That is by far the worst photo of Edwards I have ever seen. Did WAPO photoshop or is his  No Elephants   May-03-09 05:21 PM   #70 
  - eating our own now, are we?  ellenfl   May-03-09 05:22 PM   #71 
  - this isn't about the affair for me. that's the least of it. n/t  cali   May-03-09 05:22 PM   #73 
  - It's never about the affair or the sex  marshall   May-03-09 05:22 PM   #74 
  - The man cheated on his dying wife, then tried to run for President without making disclosure. What  No Elephants   May-03-09 08:14 PM   #89 
  - How about your tax dollars that went to fund torture, bank bailouts, and and illegal war?  krabigirl   May-04-09 10:29 AM   #118 
  - The end  obliviously   May-04-09 10:56 PM   #141 
  - Wow. I feel sorry for  childslibrarian   May-03-09 07:02 PM   #78 
  - My thoughts exactly.  jillan   May-03-09 07:07 PM   #79 
  - Me too, but more sorry for this country.  krabigirl   May-04-09 10:33 AM   #123 
  - His Hedge Fund Specialized In Predatory Lending  MannyGoldstein   May-03-09 07:28 PM   #81 
  - But, but he needed to learn about predatory lending to help the other America  karynnj   May-03-09 08:34 PM   #91 
     - Which, of course, he "regretted" along with dozens and dozens of other votes -nt  democrat2thecore   May-03-09 11:26 PM   #100 
  - Democrats get investigated, Republicans walk. Same as it ever was.  Jim Sagle   May-03-09 07:40 PM   #82 
  - has nothing to do with that. Many R's have gone down in recent years -nt  democrat2thecore   May-03-09 11:27 PM   #101 
     - Like Newt Gingrich? lol  krabigirl   May-04-09 10:30 AM   #119 
  - I weep.  The Backlash Cometh   May-03-09 08:00 PM   #85 
  - You and me both. Sheesh. What a fall from grace.  kestrel91316   May-04-09 05:27 PM   #133 
  - The timing--I wonder if Elizabeth Edward's book sparked the prosecutor's  ecstatic   May-04-09 08:37 AM   #108 
  - I wouldn't think so  Adelante   May-04-09 08:49 AM   #109 
  - Not likely  karynnj   May-05-09 07:34 AM   #143 
  - Yawn. The Puritans in this country freak over this.  krabigirl   May-04-09 10:27 AM   #116 
  - Really! He'd be a wonderful President!  deaniac21   May-04-09 07:54 PM   #138 
  - sounds like a good old fashioned..  stillcool   May-04-09 11:23 AM   #124 
  - Payback time nt  Dreamer Tatum   May-04-09 11:50 AM   #126 
  - Innocent until proven guilty  Politicub   May-04-09 11:55 AM   #127 
     - He cheated on his dying wife...  BlueInPhilly   May-04-09 01:38 PM   #129 
        - And he continues to lie about that child being his.  Alexander   May-04-09 01:41 PM   #131 
        - That child looks like a "mini-me" version of John Edwards  marshall   May-04-09 04:06 PM   #132 
        - This isn't about him cheating  Politicub   May-04-09 05:54 PM   #134 

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