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BeyondGeography Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-29-07 11:54 PM
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43. People are presented with limited choices
and the media, which is also biased towards money and power, narrows it down for them even further by going easy on the established players and trashing the would-be insurgents. Which, BTW, is why we need to stick with Barack through thick and thin.
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  -I was born in 1983. There have been 4 Presidents in my lifetime. ButterflyBlood  Mar-29-07 10:48 PM   #0 
  - I first voted  junofeb   Mar-29-07 10:51 PM   #1 
  - My kids were born long before either of you, and for their sake,  GregD   Mar-29-07 10:54 PM   #3 
  - You're preaching to the choir here.  yourout   Mar-29-07 10:52 PM   #2 
  - If the founding fathers has had a problem with it...  SaveElmer   Mar-29-07 10:55 PM   #4 
     - Washington could have been President for life but he knew it would be..  yourout   Mar-29-07 10:57 PM   #6 
     - That is not the same thing...  SaveElmer   Mar-29-07 10:59 PM   #11 
        - If had been alive I might have.  yourout   Mar-29-07 10:59 PM   #13 
     - John Quincy Adams became president 24 years after his father left office  BlueStater   Mar-29-07 10:58 PM   #7 
     - That is disingenous...  SaveElmer   Mar-29-07 11:00 PM   #14 
     - If we had no one but their families and another one for the past 20 years  ButterflyBlood   Mar-29-07 11:02 PM   #17 
     - FDR was a fifth cousin of Teddy  BlueStater   Mar-29-07 11:10 PM   #21 
        - FDR was close to Teddy however...and Eleanor was his niece...  SaveElmer   Mar-29-07 11:11 PM   #22 
           - Would I have supported RFK?  BlueStater   Mar-29-07 11:18 PM   #27 
              - but if RFK had been elected, it still would have qualified for the definition of "dynasty."  wyldwolf   Mar-30-07 05:03 AM   #58 
     - you're not familiar with the definition of dynasty, then, are you?  wyldwolf   Mar-30-07 05:01 AM   #57 
     - When the Constitution was drafted,  ripple   Mar-30-07 09:45 AM   #62 
  - Sorry, I'll judge on qualities other than who my candidate married.  jobycom   Mar-29-07 10:56 PM   #5 
  - say it again  emilyg   Mar-29-07 11:20 PM   #29 
  - And don't forget this...  Chimpys_Last_Stand   Mar-29-07 10:58 PM   #8 
  - Born in 1983 as well  Katzenkavalier   Mar-29-07 10:58 PM   #9 
  - And the day you were born, A Bush was Vice President...  Tom Joad   Mar-29-07 10:59 PM   #10 
  - Pick a new word. Dynasty doesn't cut it n/t  Kerry2008   Mar-29-07 10:59 PM   #12 
  - Revolving Monarchy.  yourout   Mar-29-07 11:01 PM   #15 
  - How about nepotism?  BeyondGeography   Mar-29-07 11:39 PM   #39 
     - None of this would be a problem if  Katzenkavalier   Mar-29-07 11:46 PM   #41 
     - People are presented with limited choices  BeyondGeography   Mar-29-07 11:54 PM   #43 
        - But look at this now  Katzenkavalier   Mar-29-07 11:59 PM   #45 
           - Ask yourself why she is the frontrunner  BeyondGeography   Mar-30-07 12:21 AM   #48 
     - I kind of like "banana republic."  Nedsdag   Mar-30-07 09:15 AM   #60 
  - I was born in 1950. We have had other pseudo-dynasties  AshevilleGuy   Mar-29-07 11:01 PM   #16 
  - Damn straight I'm tired  rockymountaindem   Mar-29-07 11:04 PM   #18 
  - I'm with you!! No Dynasties!  Breeze54   Mar-29-07 11:06 PM   #19 
  - I understand your frustration, but...  progdonkey   Mar-29-07 11:09 PM   #20 
  - HRC IS DLC!  Breeze54   Mar-29-07 11:13 PM   #23 
  - that's a different issue...  progdonkey   Mar-29-07 11:19 PM   #28 
     - It's all the same issue.  Breeze54   Mar-29-07 11:51 PM   #42 
  - It may be unfair to Hillary but this county needs a serious dose of .....  yourout   Mar-29-07 11:15 PM   #24 
  - I know plenty of people who are excited about Hillary's candidacy  ElizabethDC   Mar-29-07 11:21 PM   #30 
     - I'm glad your involved but even here near Madison all I hear is....  yourout   Mar-29-07 11:25 PM   #31 
     - I think you'd be surprised at the number of people who are excited about Hillary  ElizabethDC   Mar-29-07 11:31 PM   #32 
     - I'm 23 and  Katzenkavalier   Mar-29-07 11:32 PM   #33 
        - Yep, he's got a lot of young people excited, too  ElizabethDC   Mar-29-07 11:34 PM   #34 
        - Problem is  Katzenkavalier   Mar-29-07 11:35 PM   #35 
           - I have no idea  ElizabethDC   Mar-29-07 11:38 PM   #38 
        - me too  ButterflyBlood   Mar-29-07 11:36 PM   #36 
           - Yeah, but are they going to vote in the primaries?  Katzenkavalier   Mar-29-07 11:40 PM   #40 
              - Check this out  ButterflyBlood   Mar-30-07 12:24 AM   #49 
  - Excellent assessment n/t  ElizabethDC   Mar-29-07 11:17 PM   #26 
  - As yet another child of the 1980s  ElizabethDC   Mar-29-07 11:15 PM   #25 
  - I was born in 1975.  Jennicut   Mar-29-07 11:38 PM   #37 
  - Great and spot on post!  Breeze54   Mar-29-07 11:55 PM   #44 
  - Worse yet, the Clintons are effectively  DemBones DemBones   Mar-30-07 12:08 AM   #46 
  - Don't let ANYONE tell you who to vote for or not vote for!  Jennicut   Mar-30-07 12:20 AM   #47 
  - I admire Dennis Kucinich.  Breeze54   Mar-30-07 12:26 AM   #50 
  - If Hillary is a moderate Republican then Democrats (almost) don't exist  AJH032   Mar-30-07 01:24 AM   #54 
  - no, they are not.  wyldwolf   Mar-30-07 05:04 AM   #59 
  - I don't think you can use the term Republikan since the only qualification for  greyhound1966   Mar-30-07 09:32 AM   #61 
  - So we vote against someone for their name now?  Bluedogvoter   Mar-30-07 12:27 AM   #51 
  - I oppose Hillary because of her actions, not because of her last name  skipos   Mar-30-07 12:28 AM   #52 
  - Well, at least you weren't born 2 weeks before one our best Presidents ever was murdered...  Up2Late   Mar-30-07 12:32 AM   #53 
  - I was also born in 1983. I agree.  Alexander   Mar-30-07 03:30 AM   #55 
  - there have been 11 presidents in my lifetime so what you claim isn't a dynasty at all  wyldwolf   Mar-30-07 05:00 AM   #56 
  - And you'll have gone your whole life without a progressive President.  Radical Activist   Mar-30-07 09:57 AM   #63 
  - While I admit that the idea sorta bothers me (ala we need fresh ideas  salin   Mar-30-07 09:58 AM   #64 
  - I was born in 1962. There have been 9 Presidents in my lifetime.  ieoeja   Mar-30-07 10:11 AM   #65 
 

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