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liskddksil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-14-07 12:08 PM
Response to Reply #37
46. He did not leave the body in the dust
Edited on Fri Sep-14-07 12:09 PM by liskddksil
John Edwards left the senate because he made a firm committment that he was going to run for president in 2004 and not seek reelection as senator unlike some other candidates who wont make a committment either way. He has unequivocally apologised for his support of the war and offers a reasonable plan to end the war. Just because he is not in the senate right now does not mean he doesnt have the right to urge the American people to call on Congress to do what they were elected to do and set a firm timeline.

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  -IMHO, if Gore doesn't get in the race, Edwards just rateyes  Sep-13-07 09:04 PM   #0 
  - He's in a horse race in Iowa, Clinton is quite close and Obama  Katzenkavalier   Sep-13-07 09:05 PM   #1 
  - It's going to be fun to watch. nt  rateyes   Sep-13-07 09:05 PM   #3 
  - Our top three candidates are all very strong  Frances   Sep-13-07 09:07 PM   #5 
  - Edwards has been focused on Iowa for a long time  cobalt1999   Sep-14-07 10:30 AM   #45 
  - I liked it, too. Smart move on Edward's part. eom  Demoiselle   Sep-13-07 09:05 PM   #2 
  - Edwards just put the debate in Iowa on his own terms...  rateyes   Sep-13-07 09:07 PM   #6 
  - Hope you're right! I know Edwards is right on this!!  southerncrone   Sep-13-07 09:06 PM   #4 
  - What do you feel he been wrong on??  movonne   Sep-13-07 09:08 PM   #7 
     - Can't think of anything. I think you misinterpreted my response.  southerncrone   Sep-13-07 09:14 PM   #12 
  - I thought Edwards' spot tonight on MSNBC was  cboy4   Sep-13-07 09:08 PM   #8 
  - He framed the debate....  rateyes   Sep-13-07 09:09 PM   #10 
     - Mmm... Obama framed it yesterday. Then Clinton and Edwards weighed in.  Katzenkavalier   Sep-13-07 09:15 PM   #13 
        - I think Obama TRIED to frame the debate....  rateyes   Sep-13-07 09:19 PM   #17 
           - Dems already support tieing funding to a deadline  sandnsea   Sep-13-07 09:40 PM   #32 
              - they already passed cloture in May  jsamuel   Sep-13-07 10:07 PM   #35 
                 - Don't think so  sandnsea   Sep-13-07 10:22 PM   #36 
  - Thanks for the legislative advice, John  BeyondGeography   Sep-13-07 09:09 PM   #9 
  - I hear you....  rateyes   Sep-13-07 09:11 PM   #11 
  - It was a lot easier to get in than it will be to get out  GreenArrow   Sep-13-07 09:17 PM   #15 
     - You may be right.  rateyes   Sep-13-07 09:22 PM   #22 
  - Obama's has to start bringing the fight to Edwards BG,  seasonedblue   Sep-13-07 09:16 PM   #14 
     - He already framed the debate yesterday, He is leading, Edwards is just following.  Katzenkavalier   Sep-13-07 09:19 PM   #18 
     - I hope you're right Katz,  seasonedblue   Sep-13-07 09:22 PM   #23 
        - I do agree that Obama should be more aggressive at this stage.  Katzenkavalier   Sep-13-07 09:23 PM   # 
     - I don't disagree...Obama is a great counter-puncher  BeyondGeography   Sep-13-07 09:37 PM   #30 
        - That's what I'm talking about,  seasonedblue   Sep-14-07 10:22 AM   #44 
  - Kucinich has been saying this all along. Give him some credit, please.  partylessinOhio   Sep-13-07 09:18 PM   #16 
  - Hey, I'm with you...  rateyes   Sep-13-07 09:20 PM   #19 
  - He just left-flanked himself into loserville  sandnsea   Sep-13-07 09:22 PM   #20 
  - You may be right, too...  rateyes   Sep-13-07 09:23 PM   #24 
  - No Timeline? No Funding. No Excuses! nt  patrice   Sep-13-07 09:22 PM   #21 
  - That's my position...  rateyes   Sep-13-07 09:24 PM   #25 
     - I'm calling Congress tomorrow.  patrice   Sep-13-07 09:27 PM   #27 
        - Me too. nt  rateyes   Sep-13-07 09:28 PM   #29 
        - We need 60 for a cloture vote  sandnsea   Sep-13-07 09:39 PM   #31 
  - Is the Exxon Valdez captain giving advice to fellow Exxon tanker captains after resigning?  zulchzulu   Sep-13-07 09:26 PM   #26 
  - I imagine it does look like that to you...  rateyes   Sep-13-07 09:28 PM   #28 
     - Which is what Edwards is betting on.......that the uninformed will  FrenchieCat   Sep-13-07 09:53 PM   #33 
  - Yes, making Bush veto his own funding is a perfect setup....why can't  Gloria   Sep-13-07 09:58 PM   #34 
  - I just got in from a meeting and I can't believe JE's commercial.  DURHAM D   Sep-13-07 11:06 PM   #37 
  - Sorry...  jsamuel   Sep-13-07 11:09 PM   #38 
  - John has opened himself up to a variety of comments -  DURHAM D   Sep-13-07 11:22 PM   #40 
     - Yet ANOTHER "some might say" post.  jsamuel   Sep-13-07 11:41 PM   #41 
        - As usual - you completely miss the point . . .  DURHAM D   Sep-13-07 11:46 PM   #42 
  - As opposed to Ms.Hillary who doesn't tell Congress what to do at all while she is still in it?  saracat   Sep-14-07 12:03 AM   #43 
  - He did not leave the body in the dust  liskddksil   Sep-14-07 12:08 PM   #46 
  - Winning Iowa isn't going to 'clinch' anything.  Ninja Jordan   Sep-13-07 11:09 PM   #39 
 

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