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AndyA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-17-07 02:38 PM
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1. It is for the very same reasons that Barack is now my #2 choice, with Hillary
a distant third. Barack and Hillary were tied, but Hillary's constant reluctance to take a stand make her less fit for President, in my opinion, which put Barack ahead of her in my mind.
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  -I have decided to rule out Hillary as one of my 3 choices HockeyMom  May-17-07 02:35 PM   #0 
  - It is for the very same reasons that Barack is now my #2 choice, with Hillary  AndyA   May-17-07 02:38 PM   #1 
  - Despite your well-reasoned rationale...  RufusTFirefly   May-17-07 02:41 PM   #2 
  - Are they so different?  dave_p   May-17-07 02:42 PM   #3 
  - Awaiting the Hillary squad and their flawless attempts to sway the nonbeleivers....  YOY   May-17-07 02:43 PM   #4 
  - I'm not going to try to sway anyone.  William769   May-17-07 03:32 PM   #16 
  - You got that right!  Grandrose   May-17-07 04:37 PM   #30 
  - I'd rather make converts than  laugle   May-21-07 06:44 PM   #46 
  - The 1 who said she'd end the war if elected you rule out but a co-sponsor for the war is okay w/you  mtnsnake   May-17-07 02:49 PM   #5 
  - She reversed herself and said she would essentially continue the war  draft_mario_cuomo   May-17-07 03:40 PM   #19 
  - That's not quite the case  ElizabethDC   May-17-07 03:45 PM   #20 
  - "End the war" with "limited" troops remaining for a "limited" time  draft_mario_cuomo   May-17-07 04:10 PM   #24 
     - I think more specifics will emerge over time  ElizabethDC   May-17-07 04:30 PM   #28 
  - That's BS. She said nothing about continuing the war  mtnsnake   May-17-07 05:16 PM   #32 
  - The 1 who is sabre-rattling with Iran the most is called the "Goddess of Peace" by you  Alexander   May-21-07 06:47 PM   #47 
  - I may be wrong on this, but I thought Edwards and Obama also said "all options are on the table"  ElizabethDC   May-17-07 02:52 PM   #6 
  - Actually Edwards gave a stirring speech ..  primative1   May-17-07 02:53 PM   #7 
  - I believe that you would be right and I think there were several threads about it. nt  mtnsnake   May-17-07 02:58 PM   #11 
  - Welcome to Flori-duh  peace frog   May-17-07 02:55 PM   #8 
  - Lived there before,  HockeyMom   May-17-07 03:03 PM   #13 
  - But... But.... But... I WANT SOME RAIN!!! I KNOW It's The Sunshine State  ChiciB1   May-21-07 02:28 PM   #45 
  - The thing about Hillary  pirhana   May-17-07 02:55 PM   #9 
  - Relate to questions on Hillary - Wish she would clarify where she is on outsourcing more!  1776Forever   May-17-07 02:57 PM   #10 
  - If she clarified it any more she would expose herself as the corporatist she has always been,  greyhound1966   May-17-07 05:01 PM   #31 
  - she faced considerable flak for defending Indian software giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)  LBJDemocrat   May-21-07 06:52 PM   #49 
     - That was the final straw for me. IBM laid of 35,000 New York IT workers to replace them with  greyhound1966   May-21-07 07:04 PM   #52 
  - If Gore throws his hat in,  HockeyMom   May-17-07 03:00 PM   #12 
  - Gore is my top choice now  peace frog   May-17-07 03:38 PM   #18 
  - a few points  AtomicKitten   May-17-07 03:05 PM   #14 
  - I agree about the apology's, I don't need to see anyone grovel!  laugle   May-21-07 06:50 PM   #48 
  - I'm totally with you,especially your third point.  Forkboy   May-21-07 06:58 PM   #50 
  - I haven't been her fan for a long time but  Breeze54   May-17-07 03:23 PM   #15 
  - Thats your choice, I won't hold it against you.  William769   May-17-07 03:35 PM   #17 
  - To each his own.  rinsd   May-17-07 03:49 PM   #21 
  - Go Gore. n/t  NoSheep   May-17-07 03:51 PM   #22 
  - We each have to use some criteria. May I offer the following:  MGKrebs   May-17-07 03:59 PM   #23 
  - I don't think her Iran stance is much different than others...  zulchzulu   May-17-07 04:11 PM   #25 
  - You're correct about her stance on Iran. n/t  ElizabethDC   May-17-07 04:31 PM   #29 
  - I cannot support anyone who voted to give Bush the approval  Rainbowreflect   May-17-07 04:16 PM   #26 
  - What truth did you know?  MGKrebs   May-17-07 09:44 PM   #37 
  - Whatever your view on Hillary she has just supported the bill to  MasonJar   May-17-07 04:18 PM   #27 
  - Nicely said. Dissing Clinton for holding essentially same view as ombama  rodeodance   May-18-07 05:42 AM   #40 
  - run Al, run...but Clark is the man  earthlover   May-21-07 07:20 PM   #53 
  - She will be toxic to our down-ballot races  PDittie   May-17-07 06:57 PM   #33 
  - take your time deciding and you will eventually know who to support. good luck  illinoisprogressive   May-17-07 07:07 PM   #34 
  - Why rule her out? It's a long campaign season--you might find  wienerdoggie   May-17-07 07:10 PM   #35 
  - Maybe it's crass and cynical of me, but I would like to see a Dem win.  DLnyc   May-17-07 07:24 PM   #36 
  - Welcome aboard HockeyMom.  file83   May-17-07 09:53 PM   #38 
  - she's my senator, too . . . and I voted for her . . . but . . .  OneBlueSky   May-18-07 05:35 AM   #39 
  - Decided to rule out Hillary  murbley40   May-18-07 03:09 PM   #41 
  - Welcome to DU! If you want your text to look like everyone else's  wienerdoggie   May-18-07 03:11 PM   #42 
     - Joe Biden  murbley40   May-21-07 01:50 PM   #43 
  - Well, Welcome To My World... And WELCOME To FLOR-EEE-DUH!  ChiciB1   May-21-07 02:23 PM   #44 
  - She is absolutely dead last on my list.  Forkboy   May-21-07 06:59 PM   #51 

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