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FormerRepublican Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-07-05 02:18 PM
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48. I agree.
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  -We need a good '08 Presidential candidate, but I don't like any of them. FormerRepublican  Dec-07-05 12:18 PM   #0 
  - Re-elect President Gore!  Webster Green   Dec-07-05 12:21 PM   #1 
  - I'd feel good about another Gore run. But, no Lieberman.  ladjf   Dec-07-05 12:58 PM   #26 
     - Indeed!............Holy Joe is a deal-breaker for me....  Webster Green   Dec-07-05 01:40 PM   #39 
        - Gore made two big mistakes in 2000 and picking Lieberman  ladjf   Dec-07-05 02:08 PM   #46 
  - I'm right there with you  Tyrone Slothrop   Dec-07-05 12:22 PM   #2 
  - Maybe Warner from VA.  VaYallaDawg   Dec-07-05 12:28 PM   #5 
  - You Nailed It  capitalistdemocrat   Dec-07-05 01:07 PM   #34 
  - That's what I keep thinking...  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 12:31 PM   #6 
     - You don't know enough about Dems but feel comfortable saying you don't  blm   Dec-07-05 12:40 PM   #16 
        - It's not my job as a citizen to get the message out - it's the job...  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 12:48 PM   #21 
  - No matter who the Dems pick in '08, they'll be easily swift-boated.  EOO   Dec-07-05 12:23 PM   #3 
  - But that's the whole point. We need to find someone who can deal with...  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 12:33 PM   #8 
     - Media didn't LET his fight and articles exposing the SBV fraud get airtime  blm   Dec-07-05 12:37 PM   #12 
     - Then maybe Dems need to start rebuilding those relationships.  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 12:52 PM   #22 
        - GOP cronies BOUGHT the media, they didn't sweet-talk em into shilling  blm   Dec-07-05 01:00 PM   #27 
           - If GE believes Dems will be in charge, then you better BELIEVE they'll...  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 01:08 PM   #35 
              - GE assures that Dems WON'T be power and that is why you won't hear about  blm   Dec-07-05 01:13 PM   #37 
                 - OK, since you're arguing the media controls the message and is supporting  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 01:38 PM   #38 
                    - It has to be a concentrated effort by the Dem party to take every  blm   Dec-07-05 01:44 PM   #41 
                       - We also need to be using alternative means to get the message out...  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 01:58 PM   #42 
                          - True - and there are opportunities with broadcast media now that weren't  blm   Dec-07-05 02:04 PM   #44 
     - Exactly. The one guy we picked last year didnt get it...  EOO   Dec-07-05 12:44 PM   #20 
  - Greeley gave some good advice long ago  havocmom   Dec-07-05 12:24 PM   #4 
  - I can only imagine voting for Gore or Feingold EOM  lojasmo   Dec-07-05 12:32 PM   #7 
  - And the reason why I wouldn't vote for either of them is because...  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 12:36 PM   #11 
     - Feingold got 65% of the vote in WI  lojasmo   Dec-07-05 12:42 PM   #17 
     - I've heard of Feingold, but don't know that much about him.  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 12:56 PM   #23 
        - He has been going to Iraq and down to southern states  dmordue   Dec-07-05 01:10 PM   #36 
        - Sounds like he's got some good strategy and is working to implement it.  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 01:42 PM   #40 
        - 65% in a 50/50 state is pretty effective.  lojasmo   Dec-08-05 06:31 PM   #80 
     - The fight can't be carried by a single candidate, impossible  dmordue   Dec-07-05 01:04 PM   #30 
     - Exactly - Joe Montana couldn't do what he did without his FRONT LINE.  blm   Dec-07-05 01:06 PM   #33 
     - Then we need to be working harder to build our infrastructure.  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 02:03 PM   #43 
     - Gore wasn't effective?  Tyrone Slothrop   Dec-07-05 02:20 PM   #49 
        - Unfortunately, getting elected is what it takes to be effective.  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 02:38 PM   #53 
           - Well, for starters --  Tyrone Slothrop   Dec-07-05 02:50 PM   #55 
              - I agree that there are a lot of people who'd like to make the stolen...  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 03:00 PM   #56 
  - Too bad... because I do think we have a good pool for 08. n/t  AmericanDream   Dec-07-05 12:34 PM   #9 
  - Yet none of them are effective at getting themselves heard.  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 12:38 PM   #13 
  - The problem is the GOP control of the broadcast media and voting machines.  blm   Dec-07-05 12:34 PM   #10 
  - OK, we know what the problems are.  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 12:58 PM   #25 
     - The GOP control of media/voting machines needs public exposure  blm   Dec-07-05 01:02 PM   #29 
        - Exactly!  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 02:05 PM   #45 
  - Clark!  AX10   Dec-07-05 12:39 PM   #14 
  - OK, why do you think Clark would be effective against the Republicans?  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 01:01 PM   #28 
  - Wow.. you really ARE a former Repub!  larissa   Dec-07-05 02:25 PM   #52 
     - Are we in power right now? No.  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 02:46 PM   #54 
  - Clark has very few political skills... I doubt he can survive the GOP  AmericanDream   Dec-07-05 02:12 PM   #47 
     - Well,  CarolNYC   Dec-07-05 10:33 PM   #72 
  - Not only a great candidate, a great campaign manager  Loonman   Dec-07-05 12:39 PM   #15 
  - If you'd read Cahill's letters  lojasmo   Dec-07-05 12:44 PM   #19 
     - You mean media didn't DISCUSS Cahill's letters the way they did Gillespie  blm   Dec-07-05 01:04 PM   #32 
  - Get someone who communicates well with ordinary people and  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-07-05 12:43 PM   #18 
  - I agree.  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 02:18 PM   #48 
  - In principle I agree with you. However, name recognition is a  ladjf   Dec-07-05 12:58 PM   #24 
  - Gore has been ineffective against the Republican machine in the past.  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 02:20 PM   #50 
  - ANNOUNCEMENT: Darkhawk32 for President in 2008!!! n/t  Darkhawk32   Dec-07-05 01:04 PM   #31 
  - Well, you're on DU, so you've done at least one thing to be effective...  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 02:23 PM   #51 
  - Wes Clark  xkenx   Dec-07-05 03:06 PM   #57 
  - LOL! I can get behind that sentiment!  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 03:10 PM   #58 
     - Even though Wes Clark is one tough hombre,  xkenx   Dec-07-05 03:56 PM   #59 
        - Thank you for telling me this.  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 04:05 PM   #60 
  - There you go....  DemCam   Dec-07-05 06:08 PM   #61 
  - I don't think Clark and Feingold have been around too long  WI_DEM   Dec-07-05 06:11 PM   #62 
  - Re-elect Gore or Kerry  MellowOne   Dec-07-05 06:13 PM   #63 
  - Have you already rulled out Warner, Vilsack and Bayh?  nickshepDEM   Dec-07-05 06:21 PM   #64 
  - I think what I need to do is spend more time really researching the...  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 06:39 PM   #67 
  - First we got to think about 2006.  TriMetFan   Dec-07-05 06:26 PM   #65 
  - Unfortunately, they're both important and we must multi-task.  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 06:33 PM   #66 
     - Interesting Name  wiley   Dec-07-05 06:41 PM   #68 
     - Not in Utah. I think here, the only Dems who can get elected ARE...  FormerRepublican   Dec-07-05 06:46 PM   #70 
     - Yes they are both very important! Here is the big But.....  TriMetFan   Dec-07-05 07:10 PM   #71 
  - Too many here only think of polticians...Bill Moyers..  EndElectoral   Dec-07-05 06:46 PM   #69 
  - HMMMMMMM...  thatsrightimirish   Dec-07-05 10:39 PM   #73 
  - Welcome to DU.  BlueIris   Dec-08-05 05:55 AM   #75 
  - Do some real research and real independent thinking  BlueIris   Dec-08-05 05:54 AM   #74 
  - I'm pretty much in the same boat, but Warner is starting to stand out  Vinca   Dec-08-05 06:47 AM   #76 
  - Either Wes Clark, or a governor.  Hyernel   Dec-08-05 08:51 AM   #77 
  - Edwards-Warner  JABBS   Dec-08-05 09:30 AM   #78 
  - Clark and Warner complement eachother well.  skipos   Dec-08-05 09:40 AM   #79 
 

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