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RUMMYisFROSTED Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-23-05 06:38 PM
Response to Reply #47
48. The "military mindset" doesn't bother you?
Make no mistake...the armed forces employ a form of brainwashing.

Hey, hey. Ho, ho.
My liberal ideas
have got to go!
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I'm not saying that it's necessarily bad...
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  -Wes Clark in Erie 2-22-05 BillORightsMan  Feb-23-05 12:31 PM   #0 
  - Thanks for this report B-O-R man!  Donna Zen   Feb-23-05 12:52 PM   #1 
  - Great Info!  Mark E. Smith   Feb-23-05 12:58 PM   #2 
  - Thank you very much for that account.  Crunchy Frog   Feb-23-05 01:06 PM   #3 
  - thanks  CarolNYC   Feb-23-05 01:13 PM   #4 
  - Thanks BillORightsMan!  jen4clark   Feb-23-05 01:16 PM   #5 
  - In particular, I appreciate the General's comments on China.  ZootSuitGringo   Feb-23-05 01:24 PM   #6 
  - Thanks Zoot!  BillORightsMan   Feb-23-05 02:18 PM   #10 
     - 'splains that blasted,..."ooh,..oohh,...aahha ahha ah ...hoo hoo"  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 02:36 PM   #12 
     - I don't think that the Harvard position would be a crimp on an '08 run  ZootSuitGringo   Feb-23-05 03:41 PM   #14 
        - ...what do I know?  sybil   Feb-23-05 04:05 PM   #15 
        - And he would be great for Harvard too.  Donna Zen   Feb-23-05 04:08 PM   #17 
  - "Full Service Party"  sybil   Feb-23-05 01:29 PM   #7 
  - Primal Orders  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 01:34 PM   #8 
  - Aye matey!  sybil   Feb-23-05 02:59 PM   #13 
  - Great report!  trillian   Feb-23-05 02:02 PM   #9 
  - Excellent Report!!  ArkySue   Feb-23-05 02:19 PM   #11 
  - Thanks!  ArkySue   Feb-23-05 04:21 PM   #20 
  - Thanks for this  tishaLA   Feb-23-05 04:06 PM   #16 
  - I got the impression......  trillian   Feb-23-05 05:15 PM   #28 
  - Pakistan  Donna Zen   Feb-23-05 05:20 PM   #29 
  - India-Pakistan  BillORightsMan   Feb-23-05 05:24 PM   #30 
     - The "Rustbelt" is America!  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 05:35 PM   #34 
     - Thanks for answering BillO!  tishaLA   Feb-23-05 06:44 PM   #50 
  - General Clark appeals to full-spectrum Americans  ClarkUSA   Feb-23-05 04:10 PM   #18 
  - Happy to be one of "His Guys"  ICantBelieve   Feb-23-05 04:20 PM   #19 
  - Outstanding report  cg   Feb-23-05 04:22 PM   #21 
  - Thank you so much for your excellent recap!  Ice4Clark   Feb-23-05 04:42 PM   #22 
  - Terrific reporting  cheeto   Feb-23-05 04:50 PM   #23 
  - Hi Cheeto!  jen4clark   Feb-23-05 07:20 PM   #61 
  - Wow, Excellent Job BillORightsMan!!!  Dinger   Feb-23-05 05:00 PM   #24 
  - BORM,....How many attended?  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 05:05 PM   #25 
  - Attendance Figures  BillORightsMan   Feb-23-05 05:30 PM   #31 
  - *sigh* I love this man!  Clark2008   Feb-23-05 05:05 PM   #26 
  - What a wonderful report!!  Sparkly   Feb-23-05 05:10 PM   #27 
  - I'm wary of Generals as political leaders...  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 05:32 PM   #32 
  - "I'm wary of people who think all generals are the same."  Clark2008   Feb-23-05 05:35 PM   #33 
  - I agree. And I don't.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 05:43 PM   #36 
     - Which makes me realize you haven't listened to Clark very much  Clark2008   Feb-23-05 05:58 PM   #42 
     - You're not listening(reading).  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 06:07 PM   #44 
        - So you're admitting that you're closed minded toward Generals?  ICantBelieve   Feb-23-05 07:37 PM   #73 
        - If you're only talking about Generals in general...and weren't referring  Auntie Bush   Feb-23-05 07:54 PM   #81 
     - Every president has those at their disposal  Sparkly   Feb-23-05 06:56 PM   #52 
  - ...as if Rummy, Bush and the neocons could?  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 05:52 PM   #38 
  - Could what?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 05:54 PM   #39 
     - LEAD  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 05:57 PM   #41 
        - I agree.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 06:05 PM   #43 
           - I don't intend to support a General, but a "Leader."...  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 06:29 PM   #47 
           - The "military mindset" doesn't bother you?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 06:38 PM   #48 
              - It's the NEOCON with the "military mindset" ....  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 06:58 PM   #53 
              - It's ANYONE with the "military mindset."  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 07:03 PM   #55 
                 - well...  ArkySue   Feb-23-05 07:12 PM   #57 
                 - Last time.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 07:18 PM   #60 
                    - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-23-05 07:40 PM   #76 
                    - Thanks for the kind words.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 08:23 PM   #89 
                       - Truth hurts...  ICantBelieve   Feb-23-05 08:28 PM   #92 
                          - Not really.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 08:42 PM   #96 
                             - You can be wary...  ICantBelieve   Feb-23-05 08:46 PM   #97 
                             - Specifics, then.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 08:51 PM   #100 
                                - Where's that graveyard?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 09:04 PM   #103 
                                - A few  Sparkly   Feb-23-05 09:13 PM   #106 
                                - Stop yer whistlin', I'm back:  Clark2008   Feb-23-05 09:19 PM   #113 
                                   - Wasn't he under civilian command?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 09:34 PM   #119 
                                   - Didn't read post #113 apparently.  sybil   Feb-23-05 10:01 PM   #129 
                                   - ADD.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 10:11 PM   #133 
                             - Seems anarchy is you call, since politicians have par'd no better,...  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 10:04 PM   #131 
                             - I think they should be leaders  knight_of_the_star   Feb-23-05 10:23 PM   #138 
                             - Any yet, you give no coherent or logical reason for your prejudice.  Clarkie1   Feb-24-05 12:11 AM   #157 
                    - There are none so blind...  ArkySue   Feb-23-05 08:09 PM   #85 
                    - What is wrong  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 08:26 PM   #91 
                       - that would be those 3/4 of a million Albanians he saved...  ICantBelieve   Feb-23-05 08:30 PM   #94 
                          - All by his lonesome?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 08:49 PM   #99 
                             - He lost his job over it  trillian   Feb-23-05 09:04 PM   #102 
                             - No one is saying he's not good enough.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 09:10 PM   #105 
                                - Principled...yes. But not qualified!!!  trillian   Feb-23-05 09:15 PM   #107 
                                   - What are the qualifications?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 09:21 PM   #114 
                                   - What a cop out.  trillian   Feb-23-05 09:26 PM   #117 
                                   - Whichever  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 09:56 PM   #128 
                                   - So basically you stand for nothing!  trillian   Feb-23-05 10:03 PM   #130 
                                   - You asked who I support for Prez.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 10:24 PM   #140 
                                   - And I ask you who you support.....  trillian   Feb-23-05 10:35 PM   #148 
                                   - Actually,  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 10:49 PM   #153 
                                   - So which office was George Washington elected to  Texas_Kat   Feb-24-05 01:29 AM   #160 
                                   - OK,  CarolNYC   Feb-24-05 08:48 AM   #162 
                                   - Well it sounds like you have exactly the people in power that you like  trillian   Feb-23-05 10:44 PM   #152 
                             - They would if they could  knight_of_the_star   Feb-23-05 10:26 PM   #144 
                    - Right. Why should someone who put their life on the line have a say?  dogman   Feb-23-05 09:16 PM   #110 
                       - Arh,,...Sarcasm. ....I'll bark ta' that ! ;)  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 09:37 PM   #121 
                 - It's ANYONE with the "military mindset,...SOLELY",....then I's agree .  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 07:21 PM   #62 
                 - I'm wary of politicians in general.  Leilani   Feb-23-05 07:28 PM   #66 
                 - It's a fair point.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 07:34 PM   #71 
                 - It's ANYONE with the "military mindset,...SOLELY"  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 09:51 PM   #126 
              - AHHHHHH  ICantBelieve   Feb-23-05 07:39 PM   #74 
           - If the leader by a "man",...his name is Wes Clark.  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 06:38 PM   #49 
           - Terrible leaders like the one we have now didn't, either.  Sparkly   Feb-23-05 06:59 PM   #54 
           - Perhaps you're right.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 07:15 PM   #58 
              - Perhaps I am.  Sparkly   Feb-23-05 07:24 PM   # 
                 - Let's see:  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 07:33 PM   #69 
                    - Well Nixon did serve.  Donna Zen   Feb-23-05 07:45 PM   #78 
                    - Oh, so it's not even about career military? Just anybody who served?  Sparkly   Feb-23-05 07:54 PM   #80 
                       - More...  ICantBelieve   Feb-23-05 08:03 PM   #83 
           - Venture out on a limb?  sybil   Feb-23-05 07:16 PM   #59 
           - Gack!  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 07:40 PM   #75 
              - Is that your best shot?  sybil   Feb-23-05 08:25 PM   #90 
                 - Maybe.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 08:29 PM   #93 
           - Wes Clark is a leader first  cg   Feb-23-05 07:24 PM   #65 
  - A General as a political leader.  Donna Zen   Feb-23-05 07:11 PM   #56 
     - You should probably vote for him,  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-23-05 09:18 PM   #111 
     - Martial law?  Bostonian   Feb-24-05 09:34 PM   #188 
  - Wes Clark connects  Texas_Kat   Feb-23-05 05:36 PM   #35 
  - Oh, so that's a slam at Kerry?  politicasista   Feb-23-05 05:46 PM   #37 
     - Huh? I didn't read any slam of anyone, specifically.  Clark2008   Feb-23-05 05:56 PM   #40 
     - More like fer'those who be clueless,...  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 06:25 PM   #46 
     - I am NOT clueless  politicasista   Feb-23-05 10:24 PM   #142 
     - Well there's a giant leap!  sybil   Feb-23-05 07:22 PM   #63 
     - Arrhh,....March Madness be start'in early,.... me'figures. n/t  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 08:39 PM   #95 
     - that's an interesting leap..  CarolNYC   Feb-24-05 08:55 AM   #163 
     - Sound alot like a small group of vocal Deanies  Crunchy Frog   Feb-24-05 11:14 AM   #167 
        - Yeah, Deanies always see Kerry as a god  JNelson6563   Feb-24-05 11:37 AM   #171 
           - Actually, I said in my post that I was referring to a  Crunchy Frog   Feb-24-05 11:57 AM   #174 
              - I won't waste the time on reading flames  JNelson6563   Feb-24-05 01:32 PM   #179 
                 - Sorry about not being more clear on the context,  Crunchy Frog   Feb-24-05 01:47 PM   #182 
  - I met him on the plane to Erie  catbert836   Feb-23-05 06:19 PM   #45 
  - Great bit of information:  Donna Zen   Feb-23-05 06:52 PM   #51 
  - OMG! I'm so jealous!!! n/t  trillian   Feb-23-05 08:13 PM   #86 
  - Catbert, what a great question!  BillORightsMan   Feb-24-05 09:33 AM   #164 
  - I *love* Wesley Clark, BUT....  qanda   Feb-23-05 07:22 PM   #64 
  - Wolff wasn't listening very closely  cg   Feb-23-05 07:30 PM   #67 
  - Well, I guess I wasn't listening too closely either  qanda   Feb-23-05 07:32 PM   #68 
  - I saw that!  sybil   Feb-23-05 07:33 PM   #70 
  - Not as surprised as Clark was when Wolf said that.  Donna Zen   Feb-23-05 07:35 PM   #72 
  - I looked for a transcript and couldn't find one  qanda   Feb-23-05 07:43 PM   #77 
     - snip:  Donna Zen   Feb-23-05 07:54 PM   #82 
     - Transcripts  trillian   Feb-23-05 08:05 PM   #84 
  - WRONG! Wolf be plugging words that sing with spin....me'dears  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 07:46 PM   #79 
     - Is it just me:  Donna Zen   Feb-23-05 08:14 PM   #87 
        - Oh yeah!  sybil   Feb-23-05 08:48 PM   #98 
        - I thought Pravda was doing pretty well  LittleClarkie   Feb-23-05 10:12 PM   #134 
  - Thank you for this great report.  Opposite Reaction   Feb-23-05 08:18 PM   #88 
  - Your photo gallery  Donna Zen   Feb-23-05 08:56 PM   #101 
  - Super shots!  sybil   Feb-23-05 09:15 PM   #109 
  - That's the best report on Clark that I've ever read. n/t  Auntie Bush   Feb-23-05 09:07 PM   #104 
  - How about Kerry/Clark 2008  wisteria   Feb-23-05 09:15 PM   #108 
  - Kerry who?  sybil   Feb-23-05 09:19 PM   #112 
  - Kerry should stick to being a Senator! No second chance. IMHO  trillian   Feb-23-05 09:23 PM   #115 
  - You guys are evil  politicasista   Feb-23-05 10:21 PM   #135 
     - Oh, come on.  Crunchy Frog   Feb-24-05 11:25 AM   #169 
  - How 'bout Clark/Kerry, then?  Clark2008   Feb-23-05 09:24 PM   #116 
  - That was my choice. I think Kerry would make a great President  dogman   Feb-23-05 09:31 PM   #118 
  - There is no presdident of the senate!  wisteria   Feb-23-05 09:42 PM   #122 
  - Google the words.  dogman   Feb-23-05 09:46 PM   #123 
     - Oh! you got me. I stand corrected.  wisteria   Feb-23-05 09:51 PM   #125 
  - Very funny  politicasista   Feb-23-05 10:22 PM   #136 
  - Express himself?  wisteria   Feb-23-05 09:48 PM   #124 
     - He was unable to articulate his positions during the campaign  trillian   Feb-23-05 09:55 PM   #127 
     - The election was stolen period.  politicasista   Feb-23-05 10:23 PM   #139 
        - We'll never know will we?  sybil   Feb-23-05 10:30 PM   #147 
     - In the words of the man himself...  sybil   Feb-23-05 10:24 PM   #141 
     - Kerry already had the chance to pick Clark as his VP  ZootSuitGringo   Feb-23-05 10:25 PM   #143 
        - No wonder the GOP laughs at us  politicasista   Feb-23-05 10:29 PM   #146 
           - I did not trash John Kerry.  ZootSuitGringo   Feb-23-05 10:35 PM   #149 
  - Ask Bob DOLE! Bob Dole knows: Clark/Kerry 2008.  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-23-05 09:34 PM   #120 
  - Kerry/Clark 2004  Donna Zen   Feb-23-05 10:11 PM   #132 
  - You said it all!!!  trillian   Feb-23-05 10:23 PM   #137 
  - Amen Sistah!  ArkySue   Feb-23-05 11:53 PM   #154 
  - I think that is a good ticket too.  politicasista   Feb-23-05 10:26 PM   #145 
  - 2004?  sybil   Feb-23-05 10:36 PM   #150 
  - Kerry didn't think so.  ZootSuitGringo   Feb-23-05 10:37 PM   #151 
     - How did we get to discussing Kerry and his VP choice here?  Springg   Feb-23-05 11:59 PM   #155 
     - I think you'll find that it's very common here,  Crunchy Frog   Feb-24-05 11:37 AM   #172 
     - Welcome aboard springg  Auntie Bush   Feb-24-05 01:42 PM   #181 
     - Troll? n/t  Clarkie1   Feb-24-05 12:23 AM   #159 
  - Kerry's a good debator, but he's a poor leader.  Clarkie1   Feb-24-05 12:21 AM   #158 
  - We wouldn't know that until we give him a chance.  politicasista   Feb-24-05 11:33 AM   #170 
     - We were not complaining about how awful a candidate  Crunchy Frog   Feb-24-05 11:47 AM   #173 
     - Shame, Shame, Shame  politicasista   Feb-24-05 12:22 PM   #175 
        - Truth be told,..."We" not be "me"  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-24-05 12:29 PM   #176 
        - Alright, I am very, very, very ashamed.  Crunchy Frog   Feb-24-05 01:19 PM   #177 
           - He was the most presidental out of all of them.  politicasista   Feb-24-05 01:25 PM   #178 
              - He probably was the most "presidental" out of all of them,  Crunchy Frog   Feb-24-05 01:35 PM   #180 
     - We did give him a chance, and he failed to inspire enough voters.  Clarkie1   Feb-24-05 09:46 PM   #189 
  - That would have been an ideal ticket for 2004,  Crunchy Frog   Feb-24-05 11:22 AM   #168 
  - thank you for that detailed report Bill O' Rights! n/t  Clarkie1   Feb-24-05 12:06 AM   #156 
  - Cool...I'm from Erie, and went to Edinboro U.  baron j   Feb-24-05 06:51 AM   #161 
  - Fantastic Report!  Totally Committed   Feb-24-05 10:47 AM   #165 
  - Fear the Neocon$,...who feed the terrorists...  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-24-05 11:09 AM   #166 
  - Thanks for your great report, BORM  Leilani   Feb-24-05 02:20 PM   #183 
  - Well, at least that sort of thing  Crunchy Frog   Feb-24-05 02:46 PM   #184 
  - cerebral spasms...  Dread Pirate KR Read   Feb-25-05 10:36 AM   #191 
  - Doing Good when I can!  BillORightsMan   Feb-24-05 08:35 PM   #185 
     - I actually don't think there's so much anti-Clark  Crunchy Frog   Feb-24-05 08:46 PM   #186 
     - Welcome to DU, BORM!  Leilani   Feb-25-05 06:24 AM   #190 
  - Thanks bill o rights...great report.  capi888   Feb-24-05 09:02 PM   #187 
 

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