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hughee99 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-21-07 12:00 AM
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129. So because Walmart is selling Obama's wife's product
there's hypocrisy going on here? I just don't see it.
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  -Obama called hypocrite for wife's Wal-Mart link Tellurian  May-20-07 08:26 AM   #0 
  - Oh well, people who live in Glass Houses...  Tellurian   May-20-07 08:28 AM   #1 
  - I agree  DaveTheWave   May-20-07 08:32 AM   #4 
  - Hillary's Wal-Mart ties are conveniently absent.  sellitman   May-20-07 08:37 AM   #7 
  - As are most democratic leaders stock portfolios....  DaveTheWave   May-20-07 08:41 AM   #8 
  - read the article to the end..If the link isn't's here  Tellurian   May-20-07 08:41 AM   #9 
  - This is a pretty week connection  karynnj   May-20-07 01:59 PM   #76 
  - If this is the case, I guess we can write off Al Gore...  hughee99   May-20-07 04:47 PM   #102 
  - OMG, Apple sells to Walmart  karynnj   May-20-07 07:21 PM   #109 
  - Moreover, Wal Mart is well known for having adversarial relations with their suppliers.  Telly Savalas   May-20-07 09:29 PM   #122 
  - So all companies should not do business with Walmart  Ethelk2044   May-20-07 06:09 PM   #105 
  - No it's in there .. just have to read a bit is all...  Tellurian   May-20-07 02:27 PM   #87 
  - The difference between Hillary and Obama is Hillary Leads 23 pts over Obama....  Tellurian   May-20-07 08:48 AM   #11 
  - I'm actually an Obama supporter along with Edwards  DaveTheWave   May-20-07 08:56 AM   #14 
  - The Obama supporters think that way..  Tellurian   May-20-07 09:20 AM   #23 
     - And I heard the expensive haircut gimmick used against....  DaveTheWave   May-20-07 11:34 AM   #42 
     - Haircuts? Ridiculous move on Edwards part..  Tellurian   May-20-07 11:38 AM   #43 
        - I missed the Edwards it wasn't significant enough  DaveTheWave   May-20-07 11:46 AM   #47 
        - I don't have a problem with it. I never did..  Tellurian   May-20-07 12:32 PM   #56 
        - Didn't the same reports have a Hillary $1500 hair appointment?  karynnj   May-20-07 02:01 PM   #78 
           - Shhhh...that part would make the OP as hypocritical as he wants Obama to be.  Forkboy   May-20-07 03:45 PM   #97 
     - You're everything I imagined a Hillary supporter would be.  Jim Sagle   May-20-07 02:00 PM   #77 
  - Real fighter there, that Hillary. According to you, she find out how Wal-Mart treats workers  jefferson_dem   May-20-07 09:20 AM   #22 
  - Provide the proof..put up or ....nm  Tellurian   May-20-07 09:26 AM   #24 
     - Chill. What are you talking about? I was responding to your post just above mine.  jefferson_dem   May-20-07 09:34 AM   #27 
     - Hillary most likely was telling them they are in a loser position..  Tellurian   May-20-07 09:55 AM   #31 
        - "Most likely was telling them"  draft_mario_cuomo   May-20-07 10:27 AM   #36 
           - Teh Clintons are out to save America , daft_mario_cuomo...  Tellurian   May-20-07 11:40 AM   #44 
              - Clintons to save America? Personally, I'm waiting for Jeebus  RufusTFirefly   May-20-07 11:53 AM   #49 
              - Ok...looks like you could use a drink  draft_mario_cuomo   May-20-07 01:52 PM   #72 
     - well, according to the Board, Hillary had full knowledge of their anti-union efforts  Capn Sunshine   May-20-07 01:14 PM   #62 
  - That is a myth  draft_mario_cuomo   May-20-07 10:26 AM   #35 
  - What are you blubbering about? Hillary has a Recommendation from the NY AFL-CIO  Tellurian   May-20-07 11:44 AM   #46 
     - The AFL-CIO recommendation makes me dislike her more.  GirlinContempt   May-20-07 12:06 PM   #51 
     - See post 62  draft_mario_cuomo   May-20-07 01:50 PM   #71 
  - Completely false  SOS   May-20-07 01:48 PM   #70 
  - She does not lead  Ethelk2044   May-20-07 06:10 PM   #106 
  - Didn't Hillary serve on the board in the 70's before Wal-Mart was  laugle   May-20-07 10:10 PM   #126 
  - Is it because Hillary's W-M link is ancient history, Obama's is Current?  Brassballs   May-20-07 12:44 PM   #57 
  - The link is very very weak  karynnj   May-20-07 02:06 PM   #80 
  - Wal-Mart employs many.  amandabeech   May-20-07 07:35 PM   #114 
  - And Obama opposed the illegal Iraq war from the beginning!  Pushed To The Left   May-20-07 09:31 PM   #123 
  - Except journalists who are a paragon of virtue  Solo_in_MD   May-20-07 10:44 AM   #38 
  - Where the hell in all that mess is the damn article?  acmavm   May-20-07 08:30 AM   #2 
  - What about Hillary's WalMart link?  baldguy   May-20-07 08:31 AM   #3 
  - #4 n/t  DaveTheWave   May-20-07 08:34 AM   #5 
  - This is supposed to confuse you about that. Did it work?  RufusTFirefly   May-20-07 08:49 AM   #12 
     - Hillary Left the over 10 yrs ago. Obama's wife just signed up with them...  Tellurian   May-20-07 09:04 AM   #18 
     - Uh, Hillary is U.S. Senator. Michelle Obama is not. ..Yet. n/t  RufusTFirefly   May-20-07 09:10 AM   #19 
     - Missing some facts are you?  Tellurian   May-20-07 09:28 AM   #25 
        - Wrong on both points in one sentence  SOS   May-20-07 01:55 PM   #75 
           - thanks for that  DemDem07   May-21-07 10:23 AM   #135 
     - And they selll pickles to Walmart! Oh, the humanity!  NYCGirl   May-20-07 09:30 AM   #26 
     - HRC was on Wal-Mart's board, Michelle Obama never has been  draft_mario_cuomo   May-20-07 10:28 AM   #37 
     - Can you point out where Michelle Obama's Presidential web site is...  zulchzulu   May-20-07 11:49 AM   #48 
     - no, and I can't find Hillary's presidential website from 1986 either..  Tellurian   May-20-07 12:26 PM   #55 
        - OK, so you attack a candidate's wife as an issue in the 2008 race...  zulchzulu   May-20-07 01:01 PM   #58 
           - Moi? I'm just posting a conciliatory article that's calling Obama a HYPOCRITE  Tellurian   May-20-07 02:32 PM   #90 
              - I'm embarrassed for you because you seem so desperate to make it an issue  zulchzulu   May-20-07 07:50 PM   #117 
     - She signed up with a company that numbers Wal Mart among their customers  Capn Sunshine   May-20-07 01:32 PM   #66 
     - Obvious hit piece. Check out the sleazy anti-Obama mouthpiece they reference - "Low Blow Joe"  jefferson_dem   May-20-07 09:11 AM   #20 
     - Wrong again...the OP was written by Sewell, not Novak..  Tellurian   May-20-07 10:16 AM   #33 
        - Geesh. Did you even read the article? It *references* slimeball Novak.  jefferson_dem   May-20-07 11:20 AM   #40 
           - Novak's opinion doesn't alter another foolish mis-step by the inexperienced Obamas..  Tellurian   May-20-07 12:22 PM   #54 
              - Please. You posted a bogus Obama hit piece which quotes a sleazy politico of major proportions...  jefferson_dem   May-20-07 05:19 PM   #103 
              - You are grasping at straws  Ethelk2044   May-20-07 07:29 PM   #111 
     - Come on  rufus dog   May-20-07 01:16 PM   #63 
        - She doesn't care, she is threatened by Obama  Obama_for_our_future   May-20-07 07:34 PM   #113 
  - The link is tenuous at best:  NYCGirl   May-20-07 08:34 AM   #6 
  - It's amazing to me that when it was Hillary....  Missy M   May-20-07 08:45 AM   #10 
  - It's laughable enough to be on the Daily Show isn't it?  DaveTheWave   May-20-07 08:52 AM   #13 
  - Wal-Mart 15 years ago no less.....  Missy M   May-20-07 09:02 AM   #17 
  - Some people choose to look the other way because it's pickles and peppers...  Tellurian   May-20-07 09:17 AM   #21 
  - When it's nonsense written about Hillary it's the gospel truth....  Missy M   May-20-07 09:38 AM   #28 
  - So, you don't like it when they do it to Hillary, but you want payback, or..  Dawgs   May-20-07 09:50 AM   #30 
  - It's not payback, friend...It's EQUAL time spent checking out Candidates..  Tellurian   May-20-07 09:58 AM   #32 
  - I didn't do anything to another candidates wife......  Missy M   May-20-07 03:43 PM   #96 
  - Franky, I don't give a damn if she does sell pickles to  laugle   May-20-07 10:25 PM   #127 
  - who was criticizing?  rufus dog   May-20-07 01:18 PM   #65 
  - Not totally true - Hillary was also considered an asset  karynnj   May-20-07 02:22 PM   #82 
  - This is standard phase 1 GOP attack - fraud and hypocrisy  KurtNYC   May-20-07 09:00 AM   #15 
  - In the Mid-West, they call it..Cutting the cat away from the kittens..:)  Tellurian   May-20-07 09:46 AM   #29 
  - Nice analogy  karynnj   May-20-07 02:24 PM   #84 
  - Hey! What about Obama's really expensive haircuts??!!! n/t  RufusTFirefly   May-20-07 09:00 AM   #16 
  - Same rw-playbook strategy during Bill Clinton's re-electtion  DaveTheWave   May-20-07 11:03 AM   #39 
  - Lame excuse by Obama  draft_mario_cuomo   May-20-07 10:23 AM   #34 
  - Here is a viable link..  Tellurian   May-20-07 11:21 AM   #41 
  - Two things...dear Edwards fan...  zulchzulu   May-20-07 01:08 PM   #59 
  - Edwards' excuse was equally as lame  draft_mario_cuomo   May-20-07 01:47 PM   #69 
  - I see you have a problem with people being successful...  zulchzulu   May-20-07 07:47 PM   #115 
  - There is nothing Wrong with Michelle on the other hand  Ethelk2044   May-20-07 07:51 PM   #118 
  - I do believe Edwards also has stock in Walmart. (nt)  rinsd   May-21-07 06:32 PM   #139 
  - That comment bothers me more than the connection itself  lwfern   May-20-07 01:12 PM   #61 
  - Exactly  draft_mario_cuomo   May-20-07 01:54 PM   #74 
  - Except there is not even an accusation that Treehouse did anything wrong  karynnj   May-20-07 02:27 PM   #88 
  - HillShills picking on Obama's wife! Yay! A new low!  zulchzulu   May-20-07 11:43 AM   #45 
  - Anti-Obama Web site attacks Obama, gets quoted in conservative paper  RufusTFirefly   May-20-07 12:00 PM   #50 
  - It happened with the Madrassa thing too...  Bullet1987   May-20-07 12:09 PM   #52 
  - Just file it away.  Forkboy   May-20-07 04:20 PM   #100 
  - I wonder if the writer also knows of Hillary's connection like the rest of us hadn't...  HypnoToad   May-20-07 12:19 PM   #53 
  - Isn't it a little early to already be picking on an opponent's wife?  zulchzulu   May-20-07 01:11 PM   #60 
  - Let's revue: Mrs. Obama works for a company that sells to Wal Mart  Capn Sunshine   May-20-07 01:16 PM   #64 
  - Oh yeah? Well, I've heard the Obamas  ripple   May-20-07 01:34 PM   #67 
  - Hmm...I guess this is what you talk about if your own candidate has no core values  jgraz   May-20-07 01:38 PM   #68 
  - There's nothing on your link that I can find on Obama  karynnj   May-20-07 01:54 PM   #73 
  - This thread ain't nuthin' but shit.  Jim Sagle   May-20-07 02:02 PM   #79 
  - piddlin..from  Tellurian   May-20-07 02:23 PM   #83 
  - The Link for the Research Challenged..  Tellurian   May-20-07 02:19 PM   #81 
  - Good. You finally put up the real link so everyone can see what a load of crap the  NYCGirl   May-20-07 02:26 PM   #85 
  - It's was put up 3 or 4 X already..some are too lazy to read the thread..  Tellurian   May-20-07 02:36 PM   #92 
     - Maybe the OP should have had the right link  karynnj   May-20-07 07:29 PM   #112 
     - Why is it that everytime someone posts  laugle   May-20-07 10:33 PM   #128 
  - sic' em, stay on the attack  Obama_for_our_future   May-20-07 02:35 PM   #91 
     - They complain about the ugliness of the attacks on Hillary but engage in the exact same thing.  Forkboy   May-20-07 03:48 PM   #98 
        - And come here to entertain yourself..too frightened to declare for a candidate..  Tellurian   May-20-07 04:06 PM   #99 
           - I've declared Kucinich from all the way back in '04  Forkboy   May-20-07 04:21 PM   #101 
  - further evidence Obama is all smoke and mirrors  quinnox   May-20-07 02:26 PM   #86 
  - Yeah, you gotta watch those close ties with pickle companies.  NYCGirl   May-20-07 02:28 PM   #89 
     - Michelle Obama's links with Pickles From A New American Cucumber!  zulchzulu   May-20-07 07:54 PM   #119 
  - Walmart's-Schmalmarts- all I know is Oprah supports Obama 100%...  Imagevision   May-20-07 02:43 PM   #93 
  - Hopefully, Oprah and Obama will support Hillary in the GE..nm  Tellurian   May-20-07 03:11 PM   #94 
     - She will not be there  Ethelk2044   May-20-07 06:34 PM   #108 
     - Is she threathening a third party run?  karynnj   May-20-07 07:23 PM   #110 
     - I hope everyone on this web site supports Hillary in the GE  sellitman   May-20-07 07:49 PM   #116 
  - I don't really care about this or Hillary's connections to Wal-Mart  Forkboy   May-20-07 03:16 PM   #95 
  - You had me thinking she was on the board of walmart  Ethelk2044   May-20-07 06:06 PM   #104 
  - If any of you every purchased anything at Walmart  Ethelk2044   May-20-07 06:16 PM   #107 
  - I bought a copy of Fahrenheit 9/11 from a Walmart robot ATM...once...  zulchzulu   May-20-07 07:56 PM   #120 
     - That means Michael Moore sells to Walmart  karynnj   May-21-07 07:16 AM   #131 
        - They absolutely do still sell the Clintons' books. n/t  hughee99   May-21-07 03:12 PM   #137 
  - Picking on a candidate's wife is ALWAYS a sign of utter, complete desperation  zulchzulu   May-20-07 08:02 PM   #121 
  - I think most posters are aware that Senator Clinton isn't sleazy enough to support  Telly Savalas   May-20-07 09:35 PM   #124 
  - And the point is???? Michelle is intellegent and interesting and classy, unlike some 1st ladies  illinoisprogressive   May-20-07 10:01 PM   #125 
  - So because Walmart is selling Obama's wife's product  hughee99   May-21-07 12:00 AM   #129 
  - neener-neener-neener  Lord Helmet   May-21-07 03:07 AM   #130 
  - I bet everyone here has a computer whose company sells to Walmart  zulchzulu   May-21-07 07:23 AM   #132 
  - No, Apple does not sell computers at Walmart. They do have iPods  NYCGirl   May-21-07 09:36 AM   #133 
     - I know that...just playin' the issue tangle a bit  zulchzulu   May-21-07 09:49 AM   #134 
  - This is weak!!  mckeown1128   May-21-07 10:52 AM   #136 
  - I don't even think the people who post this stuff really believe it.  Forkboy   May-21-07 06:21 PM   #138 
  - Maybe I am missing something but Obama hasn't exactly been anti-Walmart  rinsd   May-21-07 06:34 PM   #140 
  - Hillary supporter pantload.  porque no   May-21-07 06:46 PM   #141 
  - She is not on the board of Walmart, unlike a hypocritical candidate was....  illinoisprogressive   May-21-07 06:55 PM   #142 

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