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burning bush Donating Member (539 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-01-03 05:56 PM
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46. OK, I Should NOT have used the word "Substance"
Edited on Mon Dec-01-03 06:20 PM by burning bush
It has caused a lot of confusion.

I was tring to establish a separation between tangibles and intangibles. I defined "Substance" in that post as more than just positions. I included money and organization, two areas were I believe Edwards is relatively weak (Same with Clark).

If you read my post again, I believe I mentioned that Edwards says "all the right things." I've read up on many of his positions, and I like some of what Edwards says, and I like aspects of his image, but he's not the whole package. Nor is Clark.

Nor is Dean.

I think you misread me when you say I'm basing my choices on emotion.

In fact, I base my choices on logic AND emotion.

Leave emotion out of the equation, and you're making a mistake, IMO.

Thanks for your response, though! I agree we should not get too emotional, but (again) I add that we should not forget emotion.
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  -How NOT to Pick A Candidate burning bush  Nov-30-03 12:34 AM   #0 
  - If I understand you, that is not a good way to decide  jpgray   Nov-30-03 12:40 AM   #1 
  - You read me correct  burning bush   Nov-30-03 12:48 AM   #7 
     - nice try  mitchum   Nov-30-03 12:58 AM   #10 
     - have you heard what happened on meet the press?  slinkerwink   Nov-30-03 01:02 AM   #11 
        - I'm one of those types!  burning bush   Nov-30-03 01:23 AM   #13 
           - then watch Hardball Monday!  slinkerwink   Nov-30-03 01:49 AM   #16 
           - ok....the real underdog is are you rooting for him?  bearfartinthewoods   Nov-30-03 06:26 AM   #29 
              - Underdogs  burning bush   Nov-30-03 05:01 PM   #33 
  - I support Dean because....  slinkerwink   Nov-30-03 12:40 AM   #2 
  - Kucinich is currently my favorite candidate, Dean 2nd. Clark?  JailBush   Nov-30-03 12:44 AM   #3 
  - Suggestion: re-word your post so as not to include profanity  Wonk   Nov-30-03 12:45 AM   #4 
  - YIKES! thank you!  burning bush   Nov-30-03 12:53 AM   #9 
  - Your top 3 are good choices  Amerikav60   Nov-30-03 12:45 AM   #5 
  - Stick Around  Jerseycoa   Nov-30-03 12:46 AM   #6 
  - Welcome to D.U., burning bush!  Kanary   Nov-30-03 12:51 AM   #8 
  - Yeah, welcome!!  wtmusic   Nov-30-03 01:05 AM   #12 
  - Thanks for the Welcomes!  burning bush   Nov-30-03 01:25 AM   #14 
  - Things you can do.  poskonig   Nov-30-03 01:46 AM   #15 
  - My Priorities in 2004  burning bush   Nov-30-03 03:44 AM   #23 
     - You are doing a good job  Tom Rinaldo   Nov-30-03 10:17 AM   #32 
     - Substance  burning bush   Nov-30-03 05:29 PM   #34 
     - Welcome, BB, and I hope you won't think me rude  spooky3   Dec-01-03 05:21 PM   #42 
        - OK, I Should NOT have used the word "Substance"  burning bush   Dec-01-03 05:56 PM   #46 
  - Did you ever take that online "test"  Kanary   Nov-30-03 01:52 AM   #17 
  - This one?  Kathleen04   Nov-30-03 02:18 AM   #18 
  - That's the one. Also  Kanary   Nov-30-03 02:29 AM   #19 
     - You're welcome..  Kathleen04   Nov-30-03 02:39 AM   #20 
        - Ive taken that and I am as far left in the UK as I am here in the US  JohnKleeb   Nov-30-03 02:39 AM   #21 
  - Just Took it, check this out!  burning bush   Nov-30-03 04:01 AM   #24 
     - You do not wanna find out about Howard Phillips dude  JohnKleeb   Nov-30-03 04:04 AM   #25 
     - Yep, read for 2 or 3 minutes, that was all I needed!  burning bush   Nov-30-03 04:11 AM   #26 
        - nutty eh  JohnKleeb   Nov-30-03 04:19 AM   #27 
        - The nice thing about the Constitution Party is....  Lisa0825   Dec-01-03 05:33 PM   #43 
     - I'm not at all surprised  Kanary   Dec-01-03 05:12 PM   #38 
     - OK, I promiss!  burning bush   Dec-01-03 05:16 PM   #39 
     - dupe (nt)  burning bush   Dec-01-03 05:16 PM   #40 
     - Interesting! As many here have said the site needs to be  spooky3   Dec-01-03 05:42 PM   #44 
  - I'm for Dean but you need to think it through...  fabius   Nov-30-03 03:25 AM   #22 
  - Welcome, and I agree with many of your points  Adjoran   Nov-30-03 04:30 AM   #28 
  - just my opinion  Dr Satan   Nov-30-03 06:52 AM   #30 
  - "Stand for something and let the cards fall where they may."  Kanary   Dec-01-03 05:18 PM   #41 
  - You've gotten a lot of good advice here.  SheilaT   Nov-30-03 10:04 AM   #31 
  - Kick myself  burning bush   Dec-01-03 04:42 PM   #35 
  - I can think of three main methods for choosing a candidate:  mlawson   Dec-01-03 04:51 PM   #36 
  - Pragmatic  burning bush   Dec-01-03 05:01 PM   #37 
  - I have to say this is one of the better threads I've seen lately  Bandit   Dec-01-03 05:56 PM   #45 
  - Thanks! But I have something to say about newbies...  burning bush   Dec-01-03 06:11 PM   #47 
  - Not a good way to pick a candidate.  gulliver   Dec-01-03 06:19 PM   #48 
  - "who has the best chance to get you that America"  burning bush   Dec-01-03 06:44 PM   #49 
  - Kick to hit 50  burning bush   Dec-02-03 11:55 PM   #50 

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