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iconocrastic Donating Member (627 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 11:42 PM
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20. I won't vote for either of them.
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  -Harold Ford Jr voted for the torture bill????????? Punkingal  Sep-27-06 08:16 PM   #0 
  - Grit your teeth and vote for Ford.  Staph   Sep-27-06 08:18 PM   #1 
  - Of course I don't want them to maintain control.  Punkingal   Sep-27-06 09:15 PM   #14 
  - I won't vote for either of them.  iconocrastic   Sep-27-06 11:42 PM   #20 
  - you need to plug your nose and vote for him.  Tiggeroshii   Sep-27-06 11:52 PM   #24 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-28-06 06:54 AM   #62 
  - What makes you confident that a Dem majority will change the law?  kenzee13   Sep-28-06 11:43 PM   #87 
  - No. Ford is a Republican. So no. No.  ProgressiveFighter   Sep-29-06 11:41 AM   #94 
  - Taking over the Senate  sandnsea   Sep-27-06 08:23 PM   #2 
  - He didn't want Corker hanging a "no" vote around his neck...  GainesT1958   Sep-27-06 08:24 PM   #3 
  - So, he would sell his soul for  OwnedByFerrets   Sep-27-06 08:52 PM   #11 
     - He's not selling his soul. He's being practical. He'll be a hell of a lot  pnwmom   Sep-27-06 11:40 PM   #18 
     - This law is another big step towards hell  Moochy   Sep-28-06 12:23 AM   #40 
     - I live in TN and I will vote for Ford. If you don't live in a red state  redstateblues   Sep-29-06 12:06 PM   #95 
        - so he can't be trusted on his votes  themartyred   Sep-30-06 12:32 AM   #100 
     - He's not selling his soul  Clark2008   Sep-28-06 11:18 PM   #83 
  - He's from Tennessee and he wants to win.  kstewart33   Sep-27-06 08:28 PM   #4 
  - In other words he can never be trusted on his votes?  fuzzyball   Sep-28-06 01:01 AM   #46 
  - I don't understand it either  OhioBlue   Sep-27-06 08:32 PM   #5 
  - We have voted against gays, women's rights, and now for torture...  madfloridian   Sep-27-06 08:33 PM   #6 
  - I am SICK, Mad.  PassingFair   Sep-28-06 11:34 PM   #86 
  - I want him to win because it would better than having an (R) -- but if  cboy4   Sep-27-06 08:41 PM   #7 
  - another gutless pol  n2doc   Sep-27-06 08:42 PM   #8 
  - He is NOT gutless  politicasista   Sep-27-06 08:52 PM   #10 
  - We Gotta legalize torture in order to stop torture  Moochy   Sep-27-06 08:58 PM   #12 
  - We have to get a majority in either the House or Senate  pnwmom   Sep-27-06 11:41 PM   #19 
     - You are correct  Moochy   Sep-28-06 12:12 AM   #35 
  - So Ford whoring his votes for a possible win is not gutless?  fuzzyball   Sep-28-06 01:02 AM   #47 
  - I just don't want him to be WIN-LESS.  pnwmom   Sep-28-06 03:50 AM   #50 
  - So you are saying Torture is OK?  n2doc   Sep-28-06 07:45 AM   #67 
     - Torture is NOT ok  politicasista   Sep-28-06 06:45 PM   #76 
  - You're wrong. Nothing is more important in this election  pnwmom   Sep-27-06 11:45 PM   #21 
  - Harold Ford is running for US Senate from TN.  Eric J in MN   Sep-28-06 12:00 AM   #28 
  - But it does replace Hatch or whichever repuke heads the judiciary commitee  fujiyama   Sep-28-06 12:43 AM   #44 
  - You're right. It will help whoever will be the leader in the Senate.  pnwmom   Sep-28-06 03:51 AM   #51 
  - What good is a majority of Repug lites?  fuzzyball   Sep-28-06 01:05 AM   #48 
  - It's clear you don't understand the most basic  cali   Sep-28-06 03:52 AM   #52 
  - Kerry, H CLinton, Edwards and other dems all voted for IWR....  fuzzyball   Sep-28-06 11:02 PM   #79 
     - Not because it's better for Kennedy et al  cali   Sep-29-06 06:55 AM   #92 
  - Very few are " Rethug lites" Dems cover a spectrum of opinion, but  pnwmom   Sep-28-06 03:58 AM   #53 
     - Thank you for taking time to respond...  fuzzyball   Sep-28-06 11:06 PM   #81 
  - even if conyers gets in  Don1   Sep-28-06 12:16 PM   #73 
  - If our fellow Dems all think like you, with anger, we'll lose control of  Auntie Bush   Sep-28-06 11:23 PM   #85 
  - What possible reason? Gee, maybe .... DLC??  bobbolink   Sep-27-06 08:51 PM   #9 
  - Or, gee, maybe his constituency? He's not from NYC.  pnwmom   Sep-27-06 11:47 PM   #22 
     - Yeah, well everyone in Tennessee is not an idiot.  Punkingal   Sep-27-06 11:52 PM   #25 
        - I'm guessing he made a calculated decision  Moochy   Sep-28-06 12:01 AM   #29 
        - Well, I am beginning to be very damn cynical.  Punkingal   Sep-28-06 12:04 AM   #31 
           - Maybe Conyers with Subpoena power is worth it?  Moochy   Sep-28-06 12:09 AM   #34 
           - Yeah, I love Conyers, always have....  Punkingal   Sep-28-06 12:12 AM   #36 
           - I agree, Moochy, it stinks.  pnwmom   Sep-28-06 04:03 AM   #55 
              - It lifted my spirits this morning  Moochy   Sep-28-06 11:08 AM   #70 
           - Please try to hang in there, Punkingal, at least until the election.  pnwmom   Sep-28-06 04:00 AM   #54 
           - Oh, I won't give up.  Punkingal   Sep-28-06 06:57 AM   #63 
              - I know, believe me I know.  pnwmom   Sep-28-06 10:50 AM   #69 
           - don't fret  themartyred   Sep-30-06 12:35 AM   #101 
        - Look here's the deal..  liberalpress   Sep-28-06 05:47 PM   #75 
  - maybe its ok to torture gays/lesbians who want to marry other G/L? nt  msongs   Sep-27-06 09:12 PM   #13 
  - No, of course it isn't.  Punkingal   Sep-27-06 11:33 PM   #17 
     - you know that answer as well as I do  themartyred   Sep-30-06 01:09 AM   #102 
  - "How can I possibly vote for him November now?"  skipos   Sep-27-06 09:25 PM   #15 
  - Oh, yeah, it would make me feel better to have Corker.  Punkingal   Sep-27-06 11:28 PM   #16 
  - not voting for Ford = facilitating election of Corker  onenote   Sep-28-06 12:13 PM   #72 
  - Because in many Congressional Races, it's only a choice  ShortnFiery   Sep-28-06 06:58 AM   #64 
  - The best reason to vote for him: if the Democrats win a majority  pnwmom   Sep-27-06 11:50 PM   #23 
  - Hold your nose and vote for him. He's better than the alternative.  Tatiana   Sep-27-06 11:56 PM   #26 
  - Well put.  Eric J in MN   Sep-28-06 12:04 AM   #30 
  - In other words sell your principles down the river and  fuzzyball   Sep-28-06 01:09 AM   #49 
     - It woud be anything but a meaningless win. It would be a win that would  pnwmom   Sep-28-06 04:09 AM   #56 
     - You defined it...blind party politics without principles....n/t  fuzzyball   Sep-28-06 10:56 PM   #77 
        - We can't do anything without a MAJORITY.  Tatiana   Sep-28-06 11:04 PM   #80 
     - If I were in his district, I would reluctantly vote for him.  Cascadian   Sep-28-06 11:56 PM   #89 
  - Don't donate to him after this; don't volunteer for him after this....  Eric J in MN   Sep-27-06 11:57 PM   #27 
  - I certainly won't volunteer, or donate again.  Punkingal   Sep-28-06 12:08 AM   #32 
  - Absolutely.....You have a chance to help improve all our lives....Please  Rowdyboy   Sep-28-06 12:09 AM   #33 
  - Hey, I know I have to vote for him.  Punkingal   Sep-28-06 12:13 AM   #37 
     - Absolutely.  Eric J in MN   Sep-28-06 12:16 AM   #38 
     - Oh I fully understand being PISSED OFF after voting..I live in Mississippi  Rowdyboy   Sep-28-06 12:39 AM   #43 
     - You sure do, Punkingal. And to let him know it.  pnwmom   Sep-28-06 04:17 AM   #58 
  - Great point...I think it shows practicality  fujiyama   Sep-28-06 12:48 AM   #45 
  - He's FAR better than his opponent  pnwmom   Sep-28-06 04:14 AM   #57 
  - I don't envy you.  AtomicKitten   Sep-28-06 12:18 AM   #39 
  - Thank you for your condolences.  Punkingal   Sep-28-06 12:32 AM   #41 
  - Plan to vote for Ford, but pick two Democrats you truly respect...  Tom Rinaldo   Sep-28-06 12:34 AM   #42 
     - Good idea, Tom. n/t  pnwmom   Sep-28-06 04:19 AM   #59 
  - You need to get over it  Freddie Stubbs   Sep-28-06 06:41 AM   #60 
  - Yeah, I need to get over it.  Punkingal   Sep-28-06 07:19 AM   #65 
  - First, we get rid of the Fascists...then we go after their enablers.  AzDar   Sep-28-06 06:44 AM   #61 
  - That's the ticket  sampsonblk   Sep-28-06 07:36 AM   #66 
  - I'm gonna jump in again here because its been bothering me  OwnedByFerrets   Sep-28-06 07:50 AM   #68 
  - The letter I just sent  charlottelouise   Sep-28-06 11:30 AM   #71 
  - Well, he is running in quite an archaic place (Tennesee).  AX10   Sep-28-06 05:38 PM   #74 
  - Yeah well, get over it, Ford is good, vote for him... Obama said so!  Imagevision   Sep-28-06 11:00 PM   #78 
  - I will vote for him.  Punkingal   Sep-29-06 05:03 AM   #91 
  - Yes - and you're still voting for him for this reason:  Clark2008   Sep-28-06 11:15 PM   #82 
  - Didn't get it, don't get it!!  Imagevision   Sep-28-06 11:21 PM   #84 
  - We have no real alternatives and that is sad!  Cascadian   Sep-28-06 11:46 PM   #88 
  - Well-said. n/t  Poll_Blind   Sep-30-06 04:24 PM   #103 
  - ..and the wiretapping bill....  truebrit71   Sep-29-06 12:27 AM   #90 
  - harold Ford is a right leaning moderate similar to Joe Lieberman  Snivi Yllom   Sep-29-06 09:51 AM   #93 
  - I still support Harold Ford, Jr....  Claire Beth   Sep-29-06 01:48 PM   #96 
  - He is a New Democrat.  Lars39   Sep-29-06 01:58 PM   #97 
  - Biden said on Imus this a.m. that his sons went to College with Ford and  KoKo01   Sep-29-06 02:10 PM   #98 
     - I'm among the nose-holders in TN,too.  Lars39   Sep-29-06 02:17 PM   #99 
  - In federal elections, vote for the Democratic Party, not the person.  Eric J in MN   Sep-30-06 04:27 PM   #104 

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