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Dinger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-19-05 09:30 AM
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10. My Comments On Obama
"We wish you well."
"Nobody on this confirmation panel doesn't want this administration to succeed."
He's talking about his constituents being told to trust the bu$h administration, and Powell being an independent voice, and wanting her to be a mouthpiece of this "administration."
Seemed a little bit kiss-assy to me. What did you think?
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  -Obama: "All of us are rooting for your success" - the admin success" robbedvoter  Jan-19-05 09:23 AM   #0 
  - I think Cheney must have slipped him something at their breakfast  RubyDuby in GA   Jan-19-05 09:26 AM   #1 
  - guess it depends on what we would call success  BR_Parkway   Jan-19-05 09:26 AM   #2 
  - Simple...Condi fails, the administration fails. . .the US fails. . .  wndycty   Jan-19-05 09:26 AM   #3 
  - I agree  buydonkey   Jan-19-05 09:30 AM   #11 
  - So much has already turned to crap  AverageJoe   Jan-19-05 09:34 AM   #20 
  - I agree buydonkey, success means  Catchawave   Jan-19-05 09:43 AM   #29 
  - um...its a little late to hope that things won't turn to crap...  Lerkfish   Jan-19-05 10:10 AM   #46 
  - Well said  ThorsHammer   Jan-19-05 09:32 AM   #17 
  - FAIL AT WHAT? conquering the world? Emptying your pockets?  robbedvoter   Jan-19-05 09:38 AM   #25 
  - Fowling the planet?  Sweet Pea   Jan-19-05 10:36 AM   #57 
  - well said, let's keep some perspective here!! n/t  moggie12   Jan-19-05 10:09 AM   #44 
  - administration succeeds = US fails  DrWeird   Jan-19-05 01:55 PM   #74 
  - cereaL Lovers on eagLe's crest hang Low  sniffa   Jan-19-05 09:26 AM   #4 
  - OH, God...I missed this...  itzamirakul   Jan-19-05 09:27 AM   #5 
  - "I want to make a comment - I want you to succeed, I want this admin  robbedvoter   Jan-19-05 09:31 AM   #14 
  - That depends on how Obama defines success for Bush  Larkspur   Jan-19-05 09:27 AM   #6 
  - delete  JI7   Jan-19-05 09:28 AM   #7 
  - Would you rather he say we hope everything you do is a complete  Pirate Smile   Jan-19-05 09:29 AM   #8 
  - Couldn't he have been "responsible" without being their  ladjf   Jan-19-05 09:31 AM   #16 
  - he can BE SILENT on the issue instead...  darboy   Jan-19-05 11:03 AM   #60 
  - No..........  springhill   Jan-19-05 12:51 PM   #71 
  - You should really listen closer to what he's saying. nt  BullGooseLoony   Jan-19-05 09:30 AM   #9 
  - I do. begging her to be more like Powell? WTF?  robbedvoter   Jan-19-05 09:34 AM   #21 
  - My Comments On Obama  Dinger   Jan-19-05 09:30 AM   #10 
  - IS test tube Powell an independent voice?  robbedvoter   Jan-19-05 09:36 AM   #23 
  - He's a rookie Senator....  Darkhawk32   Jan-19-05 09:55 AM   #36 
  - She is a WAR CRIMINAL. Wish her luck? No way! NT  Benhurst   Jan-19-05 09:30 AM   #12 
  - I agree - there are a whole lot of war criminals in this administration  skylarmae   Jan-19-05 11:00 AM   #59 
  - What do you expect him to say?  HootieMcBoob   Jan-19-05 09:31 AM   #13 
  - STFU may be a better option here (for Obama, not you)  robbedvoter   Jan-19-05 09:33 AM   #18 
     - I agree....silence may have been a more powerful alternative  Supersedeas   Jan-19-05 10:19 AM   #52 
  - smooth operator  CWebster   Jan-19-05 09:31 AM   #15 
  - I guess that depends on what his definition of "success" is?  Blue State Native   Jan-19-05 09:33 AM   #19 
  - Dissapointing. -eom  Al-CIAda   Jan-19-05 09:35 AM   #22 
  - hmmm seems like a guttless "just glad to be here" Dem !!!! n/t  DaDeacon   Jan-19-05 09:36 AM   #24 
  - Your right, I was really hoping that Condi would do a really bad job and  cindyw   Jan-19-05 09:38 AM   #26 
  - Success for Condi is defined by the PNAC. I wish her no success  Benhurst   Jan-19-05 09:43 AM   #28 
     - It is a serious mischaracterization of what he was referring to, to  cindyw   Jan-19-05 09:56 AM   #37 
        - Anyone who loves peace should know by now that a fascist such  Benhurst   Jan-19-05 10:05 AM   #41 
           - If you think Obama was wishing her success on PNAC, then this  cindyw   Jan-19-05 10:17 AM   #51 
              - If he is going to be a successful opponent to this administration's  Benhurst   Jan-19-05 10:23 AM   #53 
                 - Alright we'll see.  cindyw   Jan-19-05 10:24 AM   #54 
                    - Well, we've just seen. No worse, but no better than the majority  Benhurst   Jan-19-05 10:32 AM   #56 
                       - I second the 3 cheers and I am disapointed in Obama's vote, but  cindyw   Jan-19-05 11:17 AM   #62 
                          - I agree with you; but effectively that was how it will be played by  Benhurst   Jan-19-05 11:45 AM   #64 
  - I'm not sure if people here actually pay attention to what he says  izzybeans   Jan-19-05 09:41 AM   #27 
  - "backs up everything kerry said" - all righty then.  robbedvoter   Jan-19-05 09:53 AM   #35 
  - What?  izzybeans   Jan-19-05 10:03 AM   #39 
  - Woohoo!  kslib   Jan-19-05 10:24 AM   #55 
     - I hope not  adigal   Jan-19-05 01:52 PM   #73 
  - I hope our soldiers get killed in Iraq and civil war breaks out.  dmordue   Jan-19-05 09:44 AM   #30 
  - I mean no disrespect to you  AverageJoe   Jan-19-05 09:50 AM   #31 
  - Bush and his hand-picked goons are in charge  theboss   Jan-19-05 10:07 AM   #42 
  - Impeach them and send them to jail  AverageJoe   Jan-19-05 10:08 AM   #43 
  - Ok...and how do you do that with a Republican-controlled House and Senate?  theboss   Jan-19-05 10:11 AM   #48 
     - Nothing good will happen if we shrug our shoulders and say  AverageJoe   Jan-19-05 10:16 AM   #50 
  - So then, kissing ass is required? Would that make Condi more  robbedvoter   Jan-19-05 10:09 AM   #45 
  - Join the world of reality. Short of a full scale civil war or armed  cindyw   Jan-19-05 12:54 PM   #72 
  - What a phony dilemma! Who started the war/aggravated the risk?  robbedvoter   Jan-19-05 09:50 AM   #32 
     - Considering that Bush is the one  izzybeans   Jan-19-05 09:56 AM   #38 
        - Dear, one can only push a button one way. there's no "better"  robbedvoter   Jan-19-05 10:11 AM   #47 
           - Define abject.  izzybeans   Jan-19-05 10:16 AM   #49 
  - I believe he is the future of the party.  dogman   Jan-19-05 09:51 AM   #33 
  - BTW, I did e-mail him to express my displeasure.  dogman   Jan-19-05 10:59 AM   #58 
  - I appreciate Obama's sentiment  Jack Rabbit   Jan-19-05 09:52 AM   #34 
  - Not what I wanted to hear....  truebrit71   Jan-19-05 10:04 AM   #40 
  - The GOP did NOT say things like this when Clinton won.  PROGRESSIVE1   Jan-19-05 11:13 AM   #61 
  - It's all depends on how you define success.  LibDemAlways   Jan-19-05 11:17 AM   #63 
  - He could say nothing else  tom_paine   Jan-19-05 11:49 AM   #65 
  - Thank you for saying what needs to be said.  Benhurst   Jan-19-05 12:35 PM   #70 
  - i dont know, i would like to see bush do something right in iraq  seabeyond   Jan-19-05 11:50 AM   #66 
  - Obama was a disappointment and  CWebster   Jan-19-05 11:53 AM   #67 
  - I'm rooting for their success, too.  pdxmom   Jan-19-05 11:53 AM   #68 
  - I knew it was too good to be true... n/t  hopein08   Jan-19-05 12:27 PM   #69 
  - Of course we are rooting for success.  justy329   Jan-19-05 02:17 PM   #75 
  - What the hell is "success"?  CWebster   Jan-19-05 02:22 PM   #76 
     - Success=  justy329   Jan-19-05 02:32 PM   #77 
        - You mean like  CWebster   Jan-19-05 02:37 PM   #78 
  - I wont criticize his rhetoric, but his vote.  cestpaspossible   Jan-19-05 02:50 PM   #79 
  - Let's give Obama some more time  mvd   Jan-19-05 03:21 PM   #80 
 

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