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BeatleBoot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-23-05 07:55 PM
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3. The repukes are distancing themselves from the
Religious Right and using McCain - a moderate (supposedly) as their spokesman to do it.

John McCain announced tonight his candidacy for 2008, in essence.

Did you see the "The John McCain Show" on Chris Matthews tonight?

He pretty much dissed Kerry while saying he was "his friend".

Fuck 'em.


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  -Brilliant political move by McCain Singular73  May-23-05 07:49 PM   #0 
  - I agree.  leyton   May-23-05 07:53 PM   #1 
  - I think the moderate repubs are beginning the process  amerikat   May-23-05 07:53 PM   #2 
  - Think so?  FreedomAngel82   May-23-05 08:16 PM   #26 
  - They have to if they want to stay in power  Geek_Girl   May-23-05 08:27 PM   #37 
  - The repukes are distancing themselves from the  BeatleBoot   May-23-05 07:55 PM   #3 
  - Ugh  FreedomAngel82   May-23-05 08:17 PM   #27 
  - Who the fuck cares about McCain  tishaLA   May-23-05 07:55 PM   #4 
  - "the Magnificent 12 "...to include McCain  Chicken George   May-23-05 08:00 PM   #9 
  - I don't give a damn how this shakes for the Democratic party  demwing   May-23-05 08:38 PM   #46 
  - This is just Round One between Theocrats and the Chickenhawks  zulchzulu   May-23-05 07:56 PM   #5 
  - Dr. Dobson and Dr. Frist can go suck on a fat one  killbotfactory   May-23-05 07:57 PM   #6 
  - don't say that  siliconefreak   May-23-05 09:43 PM   #61 
  - On McCain: I get the feeling he thinks Frist is a --  Old Crusoe   May-23-05 07:57 PM   #7 
  - Right and Wrong  Singular73   May-23-05 07:59 PM   #8 
  - You also have to remember  FreedomAngel82   May-23-05 08:18 PM   #28 
  - Good point regarding Bolton.  gristy   May-23-05 08:28 PM   #38 
  - HOW OLD IS MC CAIN?? do you really think he will run in 2008?  flyarm   May-23-05 09:09 PM   #56 
  - I am less than sanguine about this deal ...  Pepperbelly   May-23-05 08:01 PM   #10 
  - Remember: The GOP could have passed this AT WILL  Singular73   May-23-05 08:03 PM   #12 
  - But they got exactly what they wanted and could do the nuclear ...  Pepperbelly   May-23-05 08:05 PM   #17 
     - Heh, they can do it anytime they want it.  Singular73   May-23-05 08:08 PM   #18 
        - I am a bit less impressed with them than you, I fear.  Pepperbelly   May-23-05 08:10 PM   #21 
  - The WORST of the WORST will get confirmed, dems caved  Justitia   May-23-05 08:08 PM   #19 
  - Take it from someone who gives the Dems no leeway when they screw up...  NightOwwl   May-23-05 08:19 PM   #32 
     - Not so fast ...  Pepperbelly   May-23-05 08:22 PM   #34 
     - Are you kidding me???? Owens is from my state, you must have no  Justitia   May-23-05 08:24 PM   #36 
        - And if the filibuster had been taken off the table? n/t  NightOwwl   May-23-05 08:30 PM   #40 
           - They will do it ANYWAY! At the very next potential filibuster. -eom  Justitia   May-23-05 08:33 PM   #41 
              - You think the radical Pubs are going to drag the Constitution  NightOwwl   May-23-05 08:37 PM   #44 
                 - We'll see when Bonehead promotes Fat Tony Scalia to ...  Pepperbelly   May-23-05 08:39 PM   #47 
                 - I agree  gristy   May-23-05 08:41 PM   #48 
                 - Although you must admit ...  Pepperbelly   May-23-05 08:42 PM   #49 
                 - Yes, they definitely will. I've seen them upclose in TX, they WILL do it.  Justitia   May-23-05 08:45 PM   #52 
  - Smoke and mirrors people  FreedomAngel82   May-23-05 08:19 PM   #31 
  - This was a very good day for the Dems....  housewolf   May-23-05 08:01 PM   #11 
  - OK, Frist is finished  Jack Rabbit   May-23-05 08:03 PM   #13 
  - Again: GOP could have passed it at Will. Then you have all 7.  Singular73   May-23-05 08:04 PM   #14 
  - What makes you think they won't????? -eom  Justitia   May-23-05 08:09 PM   #20 
  - And in the summer Bush will  FreedomAngel82   May-23-05 08:20 PM   #33 
  - ha  siliconefreak   May-23-05 09:46 PM   #64 
     - Good point, maybe  Jack Rabbit   May-23-05 10:32 PM   #65 
  - McCain and the Religious Right  HockeyMom   May-23-05 08:04 PM   #15 
  - Watch McCain run with Jomentum  Singular73   May-23-05 08:05 PM   #16 
  - OK I CALLED IT  Singular73   May-23-05 08:11 PM   #22 
  - McCain wants to be president so bad  Generator   May-23-05 08:13 PM   #23 
  - Frankly I think the Democrats caved  TomClash   May-23-05 08:14 PM   #24 
  - Caved?  Singular73   May-23-05 08:19 PM   #30 
     - Yes, but we didn't even force their hand!! Now, they have NO CONSEQUENCES  Justitia   May-23-05 08:28 PM   #39 
     - Well, I don't understand  TomClash   May-23-05 08:43 PM   #50 
  - This is a victory?  FreedomAngel82   May-23-05 08:16 PM   #25 
  - A repuublican will disagree and it's over?  Singular73   May-23-05 08:18 PM   #29 
  - On this issue we disagree. n/t  NightOwwl   May-23-05 08:23 PM   #35 
  - Pssst  JerseygirlCT   May-23-05 08:34 PM   #42 
  - You noticed too?  tishaLA   May-23-05 08:54 PM   #53 
     - I thought about it  Singular73   May-23-05 09:41 PM   #59 
     - It's actually quite simple:  JerseygirlCT   May-24-05 08:09 AM   #66 
     - Usually cues me right in to something  JerseygirlCT   May-24-05 08:10 AM   #67 
  - With reasoning like that, I'm surprised you're not voting Republican.  Placebo   May-23-05 08:36 PM   #43 
  - Perhaps you...  Singular73   May-23-05 09:42 PM   #60 
  - agreed...  rndmprsn   May-23-05 08:37 PM   #45 
  - In my Opinion the Democrats didn't cave  Geek_Girl   May-23-05 08:43 PM   #51 
  - It won't mean Hillary/Bayh in '08.  janx   May-23-05 09:06 PM   #55 
     - Your probably right  Geek_Girl   May-23-05 09:10 PM   #57 
  - Frist WON and you don't see it.  kwassa   May-23-05 08:58 PM   #54 
  - Are you kidding?  NightOwwl   May-23-05 09:15 PM   #58 
     - Of course he is...  Singular73   May-23-05 09:43 PM   #62 
  - By the way  Singular73   May-23-05 09:44 PM   #63 
  - I never thought of it like that.  dubyaD40web   May-24-05 08:30 AM   #68 
 

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