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Hippo_Tron Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-20-06 10:44 AM
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30. Well all I know is that a friend called me last night...
Saying, "Is it really true that a Democrat wants to bring back the draft?" I had to explain to him that it was a stunt and that it wasn't going to happen.
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  -Well, we HAD the youth vote... Mythsaje  Nov-19-06 08:29 PM   #0 
  - All this "dialogue" about a draft is a farce. Rangel wants to make a point  MichiganVote   Nov-19-06 08:44 PM   #1 
  - Meanwhile Faux News convinces America that Democrats want to bring back the draft  Hippo_Tron   Nov-19-06 08:51 PM   #2 
     - ****Hooray**** Somebody gets it!! Besides this a test for Pelosi  MichiganVote   Nov-19-06 09:06 PM   #3 
     - Just keeping telling folks that they, or their kids, could go to Iraq, Faux News.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Nov-20-06 07:55 AM   #22 
        - You know I'm thinkin' this fiasco has been politicized enuf'  MichiganVote   Nov-20-06 05:39 PM   #32 
     - I think Rangel knows a little more about politics and the media than you or I or anyone else here.  beaconess   Nov-19-06 09:08 PM   #4 
        - And why is that, precisely?  Mythsaje   Nov-19-06 09:19 PM   #5 
        - Rangel has called the GOP hand on the Iraqi war  Erika   Nov-20-06 12:04 AM   #8 
        - He's not stupid OR naive. He's a grandstander.  pnwmom   Nov-20-06 08:37 AM   #25 
        - Well all I know is that a friend called me last night...  Hippo_Tron   Nov-20-06 10:44 AM   #30 
        - I'm a VOTER.  dbaker41   Nov-20-06 11:17 AM   #31 
  - The Bush kids definitely should share in the suffering of our troops  Erika   Nov-19-06 11:53 PM   #6 
  - If you think that'll ever happen  Mythsaje   Nov-19-06 11:57 PM   #7 
     - So let it be known  Erika   Nov-20-06 12:06 AM   #9 
     - I'm not willing to sacrifice MORE kids  Mythsaje   Nov-20-06 12:17 AM   #12 
     - There are plenty of Democrats who have opposed the war from  pnwmom   Nov-20-06 08:45 AM   #27 
     - Not anymore. They closed that loophole after the guy from Dart Cup  elehhhhna   Nov-20-06 07:23 AM   #19 
  - So happy to be the 5th rec.  Beam Me Up   Nov-20-06 12:08 AM   #10 
  - Repubs loves the gift from Rangel. I like Rangel, understand  farmboxer   Nov-20-06 12:16 AM   #11 
  - It is not a serious effort  KingFlorez   Nov-20-06 12:23 AM   #13 
  - Let's hope you're right...n/t  Mythsaje   Nov-20-06 12:25 AM   #14 
  - It's going to have a seriously damaging effect  pnwmom   Nov-20-06 08:42 AM   #26 
  - I'm 100% with you on this. You don't threaten a draft to make a point.  calmblueocean   Nov-20-06 12:58 AM   #15 
  - Chilling analogy...  Mythsaje   Nov-20-06 01:10 AM   #16 
  - It's easy to be stuck in electoral politics  loyalsister   Nov-20-06 04:12 AM   #17 
  - Rangel is putting himself out there as a lone voice, truly representing his constituents.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Nov-20-06 06:55 AM   #18 
  - If Rangel knows how to make military service fair for poor people...  Lasher   Nov-20-06 07:36 AM   #21 
  - Well said. He's starting a dialogue that's long overdue.  elehhhhna   Nov-20-06 07:24 AM   #20 
  - How many of us support the war? And we damn well don't support  pnwmom   Nov-20-06 08:47 AM   #28 
  - Sing it Mythsaje  YOY   Nov-20-06 08:07 AM   #23 
  - Great post, mythsaje. The kids who turned out in droves to vote  pnwmom   Nov-20-06 08:36 AM   #24 
  - It's a terrible idea.  seasonedblue   Nov-20-06 09:23 AM   #29 
  - We have to change the way we elect our leaders.  Cleita   Nov-20-06 06:32 PM   #33 
  - You aren't giving young voters enough credit.  MirrorAshes   Nov-20-06 06:39 PM   #34 
 

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