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KoKo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-11-05 06:22 PM
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19. I agree...but in these times we only have two years...and Bush has
laid down the gauntlet about religion and thinks HE's the we've got to figure that the next one has got to have just a little of Clinton (who was very comfortable with religion but didn't push it in folks faces but was pragmatic). I'd like to see someone with Clinton's charisma but without his having to pander to DLC.

I want the next one to pander to Democratic Progressive Ideals (on that I'm at odds with our DU moderates and DLC/DNC leaning folks, though) and who will still have that "gift for language" that Clinton had. America might just be ready for an "intelligent, educated, President after 8 years of a neandethal simplistic simian speaking occupant in the White House. But, who then our education system might be so bad that simplistic linguists will be deciding who is the better person to run for President. Dumbed down so long we might not have discriminating folks out there. :-(
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  -So...Who might be the Democratic "Messiah" to emerge to lead us to the KoKo01  Apr-11-05 06:01 PM   #0 
  - Matt Santos  Dr Ron   Apr-11-05 06:03 PM   #1 
  - Who is Matt Santos? n/t  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 06:27 PM   #22 
     - Jimmy Smits on the West Wing. n/t  tasteblind   Apr-11-05 06:46 PM   #36 
     - West Wing  Dr Ron   Apr-11-05 08:02 PM   #57 
  - Hillary...  Anarcho-Socialist   Apr-11-05 06:03 PM   #2 
  - Good...glad you said that...because she's "retread" to me...for this  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 06:05 PM   #4 
  - Barrak 08ama?  thoughtanarchist   Apr-11-05 06:04 PM   #3 
  - Please read last paragraph of my post about Obama, though....  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 06:07 PM   #8 
  - He/She is still wandering around in the desert. Give it another 40 years.  Cyrano   Apr-11-05 06:06 PM   #5 
  - Hope You Are Right --- I don't see any leaders as far as the more  Jon8503   Apr-11-05 06:06 PM   #6 
  - I's almost impossible to fantasize...DU'er's are so up-to-date  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 06:12 PM   #10 
  - me  Reverend_Smitty   Apr-11-05 06:07 PM   #7 
  - You have my vote, do you have an informational pamphlet? n/t  Anarcho-Socialist   Apr-11-05 06:09 PM   #9 
     - no but I could work on one  Reverend_Smitty   Apr-11-05 07:12 PM   #48 
  - No one knows! That's why when that happens, it's always a surprise!  napi21   Apr-11-05 06:12 PM   #11 
  - I would go with a Governor, also. Allen from Virginia?  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 06:15 PM   #15 
     - I hope it's not George Allen, Republican Senator --  Old Crusoe   Apr-11-05 06:19 PM   # 
  - Why do we throw away our very good Democrats in search  FrenchieCat   Apr-11-05 06:14 PM   #12 
  - My own opinion is: Because we've been there and done that...not saying  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 06:32 PM   #26 
  - Al Franken  IADEMO2004   Apr-11-05 06:14 PM   #13 
  - It is frightening that you need a messiah  Mass   Apr-11-05 06:15 PM   #14 
  - I agree...but in these times we only have two years...and Bush has  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 06:22 PM   #19 
  - I like a lot of Democrats and while I agree that Bill Clinton --  Old Crusoe   Apr-11-05 06:17 PM   #16 
  - I don't disagree with what you say,but for this post I don't want to deal  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 06:40 PM   #31 
  - Mark Warner?  tasteblind   Apr-11-05 06:18 PM   #17 
  - Keep watching for the white smoke.  TahitiNut   Apr-11-05 06:19 PM   #18 
  - OMG, Tahiti...don't do that to usually have some insight....  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 06:25 PM   #20 
     - Okay so what about Virginia Governor, Mark Warner? A go?  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 06:26 PM   #21 
     - Depends what you stand for  Mass   Apr-11-05 06:31 PM   #24 
     - He had bad news today, though. Twice isn't going to fly  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 06:36 PM   #27 
        - I doubt that  Mass   Apr-11-05 06:55 PM   #40 
     - See? Like I said, no one knows anything about him.  tasteblind   Apr-11-05 06:39 PM   #30 
        - Sorry missed you mean Feingold or Warner that you live  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 06:43 PM   #32 
           - Post 17.  tasteblind   Apr-11-05 06:45 PM   #34 
     - (grin) All I'm saying is that it's a bit like the "faithful" ...  TahitiNut   Apr-11-05 09:37 PM   #67 
        - Well it's going to be "hell in a hand basket" trying to overcome Opus Dei  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 10:14 PM   #69 
  - I'd do it, but  chemp   Apr-11-05 06:30 PM   #23 
  - how's 40 yrs in the wilderness sound to ya' ?  jedr   Apr-11-05 06:32 PM   #25 
  - No.............I'm hoping not..........we're almost there though, btw  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 06:38 PM   #29 
     - two weeks ago I was posting about "tipping points"  jedr   Apr-11-05 06:45 PM   #35 
  - about 20 yrs.  WLKjr   Apr-11-05 06:37 PM   #28 
  - Nostradamus said it in the Sun  jedr   Apr-11-05 06:47 PM   #37 
     - awesomo!  WLKjr   Apr-11-05 06:52 PM   #39 
     - 20 years is TOO LONG...the Hell with Nostradamus...get butts in gear here!  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 07:15 PM   #50 
  - Eliot Spitzer  housewolf   Apr-11-05 06:45 PM   #33 
  - Not ready  Mass   Apr-11-05 06:57 PM   #42 
  - That's a New One...and interesting...but what happened on Snuffy's show  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 07:06 PM   #45 
     - I do like Spitzer too  Mass   Apr-11-05 07:20 PM   #53 
  - Not a bad choice  Lost Texan in NC   Apr-11-05 08:14 PM   #60 
  - Talks too fast.  JHBowden   Apr-11-05 08:30 PM   #63 
  - Barbara Boxer. n/t  demokatgurrl   Apr-11-05 06:51 PM   #38 
  - Although I still think Clark  Nashyra   Apr-11-05 06:55 PM   #41 
     - See now....Chris Heinz a "new face" is what I was getting at !  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 07:17 PM   #52 
  - Phil Bredesen. n/t  Clark2008   Apr-11-05 07:00 PM   #43 
  - Are you trying to "fun" my sincere post. Who the hell is this person? n/t  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 07:09 PM   #47 
     - Tenessee Governor  Mass   Apr-11-05 07:21 PM   #54 
        - Sorry....I should have Googled...thanks...n/t  KoKo01   Apr-12-05 09:15 AM   #73 
  - Is George Soros too old? I can't remember if he is foreign born.  patricia92243   Apr-11-05 07:01 PM   #44 
  - It would take alot of work for Soros to overcome the "Breaking the Bank"  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 07:07 PM   #46 
  - He is  Lost Texan in NC   Apr-11-05 08:07 PM   #59 
  - An inforned, angry and motivated American public.  David Zephyr   Apr-11-05 07:13 PM   #49 
  - Barring that the rest of America doesn't become what you say.....then I  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 07:23 PM   #55 
  - There are no Messiahs.  Clarkie1   Apr-11-05 07:17 PM   #51 
  - What you say is absolutely true. It is...I agree. This was MY Fantasy  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 07:27 PM   # 
  - Right on! There is no Messiah to to save us...  kentuck   Apr-11-05 07:27 PM   #56 
     - Kentuck...a buzz went off in my head. Both Carter and Clinton/Men of God!  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 08:24 PM   #61 
  - There's one problem  Lost Texan in NC   Apr-11-05 08:04 PM   #58 
  - Don't you think that's going to go cold and stale though. Job loss,  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 08:28 PM   #62 
  - Call me in 30 years.  ZombieNixon   Apr-11-05 08:34 PM   #64 
  - GOOD FOR YOU! Looking out...we need long term recruits!  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 08:47 PM   #65 
  - Activist, Actor....Martin Sheen .. =o) ..n/t  Sugarbleus   Apr-11-05 09:15 PM   #66 
  - Maybe it could be an actor...someone with big bucks and charisma....  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 10:15 PM   #70 
     - An actor, huh? How about this guy?  Husb2Sparkly   Apr-11-05 10:31 PM   #72 
  - Schweitzer  Bleachers7   Apr-11-05 09:37 PM   #68 
  - Montana's Brian Schweitzer? I had to Google...and came up with dead  KoKo01   Apr-11-05 10:20 PM   #71 
  - Evan Bayh  im10ashus   Apr-12-05 09:33 AM   #74 
  - Sorry, can't get past the Messiah lable  Tom Rinaldo   Apr-12-05 09:35 AM   #75 

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