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katieforeman Donating Member (785 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-20-04 11:53 PM
Response to Reply #106
108. Kerry advocated cutting intelligence in 1997!
He was against the death penalty for terrorists! Please reread my post about Kerry's record. These are not minor points. People will not trust Kerry to protect him based on his 32 years of being wrong.
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  -How $200 millions dollars will destroy Kerry katieforeman  Feb-20-04 08:00 PM   #0 
  - Kerry is a big  sallyseven   Feb-20-04 08:07 PM   #1 
  - Kerry is already letting Bush define the debate.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 08:12 PM   #4 
     - Bush wants to make security an issue  lancdem   Feb-20-04 08:16 PM   #14 
     - Sure he beats him now. But he will drop like a rock once the ads start.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 08:22 PM   #22 
     - Wrong.  anti-NAFTA   Feb-20-04 08:29 PM   #37 
        - Thank you.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 08:31 PM   #43 
     - A-effing-men.  anti-NAFTA   Feb-20-04 08:22 PM   #20 
  - Oh and they won't destroy Edwards?  mot78   Feb-20-04 08:09 PM   #2 
  - How do they destroy Edwards?  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 08:15 PM   #8 
     - We're in a post-9/11 world  lancdem   Feb-20-04 08:23 PM   #24 
     - I like all of the candidates also and they all have weaknesess.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 08:43 PM   #58 
     - The post 911 world argument does not bode well for Kerry because..  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 09:08 PM   #85 
     - Trial Lawyer n/t  maddezmom   Feb-20-04 08:24 PM   #28 
     - Correction! Personal Injury Lawyer  cryingshame   Feb-20-04 08:28 PM   #34 
     - 100% correct!  mlawson   Feb-20-04 08:25 PM   #31 
     - OMG! You Aren't Even Joking  cryingshame   Feb-20-04 08:27 PM   #32 
        - Lack of experience is the weakest argument in the book.  anti-NAFTA   Feb-20-04 08:39 PM   #53 
           - Well, if you notice, it's the same posters, repeating the same  mlawson   Feb-20-04 08:43 PM   #59 
           - That pretty much defines Kerry's campaign.  anti-NAFTA   Feb-20-04 08:48 PM   #64 
           - Um, I don't think the current attackers are Kerry people.  mlawson   Feb-20-04 08:57 PM   #78 
              - Yeah, those people too.  anti-NAFTA   Feb-20-04 09:10 PM   #86 
           - Who started this attack ad ?  Kerryfan   Feb-20-04 08:49 PM   #65 
              - You have a point here.  mlawson   Feb-20-04 08:55 PM   #74 
                 - I'm sorry I didn't make it more clear.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 09:16 PM   #87 
           - not to mention  Carolina   Feb-20-04 09:46 PM   #94 
           - it'll be enough. when asked to choose who is best to manage  GreenArrow   Feb-20-04 10:36 PM   #102 
           - A bad record is worse than no record.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 10:53 PM   #105 
              - "bad" is in the eye of the beholder  GreenArrow   Feb-20-04 11:04 PM   #106 
                 - Kerry advocated cutting intelligence in 1997!  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 11:53 PM   #108 
                    - in the pre-911 world  GreenArrow   Feb-21-04 08:57 AM   #119 
           - Reagan, Clinton and Bush were all  Dookus   Feb-21-04 12:02 AM   #110 
              - Right and Al Gore had two terms as VP. Bush was only gov of Texas.  katieforeman   Feb-21-04 12:11 AM   #112 
                 - And what does that have to do with the false  Dookus   Feb-21-04 12:20 AM   #113 
                    - Because you're comparing apples and oranges.  katieforeman   Feb-21-04 12:23 AM   #114 
                       - You're applying things to me I've never said...  Dookus   Feb-21-04 12:35 AM   #116 
                          - What was my factual error?  katieforeman   Feb-21-04 12:39 AM   #117 
                             - I wasn't responding to you.  Dookus   Feb-21-04 01:02 AM   #118 
  - The repubs will have a field day with this.  MATTMAN   Feb-20-04 08:12 PM   #3 
  - Bush doesn't have $200 million  lancdem   Feb-20-04 08:13 PM   #5 
  - But he's expected to have about $200 million total.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 08:16 PM   #13 
  - oh dear  Dookus   Feb-20-04 08:13 PM   #6 
  - All we have to do, is show a list of US presidents who were  mlawson   Feb-20-04 08:19 PM   #16 
     - That's all we have to do?  Dookus   Feb-20-04 08:23 PM   #27 
     - It shouldn't even require that.  mlawson   Feb-20-04 08:30 PM   #40 
        - Actually  Dookus   Feb-20-04 08:38 PM   #50 
           - But, they already know that was his profession.  mlawson   Feb-20-04 08:50 PM   #66 
           - So....  scheming daemons   Feb-20-04 09:36 PM   #91 
     - How many were personal injury attorneys? e/o/m  Skwmom   Feb-20-04 08:29 PM   #38 
     - The whole lawyer argument does not work.  MATTMAN   Feb-20-04 08:39 PM   #52 
     - I like lawyers, both trial lawyers and former prosecutors.  Kerryfan   Feb-20-04 08:58 PM   #79 
  - Deploying troops at the directive of {non US-body} was the issue...  AP   Feb-20-04 08:14 PM   #7 
  - Wilson's presidency was destroyed??  poskonig   Feb-20-04 08:17 PM   #15 
  - It became the obsession of his second term. He stroked out over it.  AP   Feb-20-04 08:20 PM   #18 
  - Kerry will get $75 million for the general election, same as Bush  David Dunham   Feb-20-04 08:52 PM   # 
     - True.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 09:35 PM   #90 
  - It wouldn't take 200 million to destroy Edwards  Skwmom   Feb-20-04 08:15 PM   #9 
  - Perhaps you should send these to Rove.  mlawson   Feb-20-04 08:21 PM   #19 
  - I hope Rove uses those three arguments. They're incredibly lame.  AP   Feb-20-04 08:23 PM   #23 
  - If you think  Skwmom   Feb-20-04 08:30 PM   #41 
     - If you want to use a Scalia-style argument that a RW judge used to throw  AP   Feb-21-04 09:50 AM   #121 
  - You think Rove needs me to give him this information?  Skwmom   Feb-20-04 08:27 PM   #33 
     - You want to bet.  MATTMAN   Feb-20-04 09:03 PM   #83 
  - It would take 200 BILLION.  AP   Feb-20-04 08:22 PM   #21 
  - Read 4 trials.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 08:28 PM   #35 
  - There was nothing "nuts" about Dean's concession speech  Skwmom   Feb-20-04 08:32 PM   #44 
     - True. But Dean already had a reputation fairly or not for his temper.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 08:39 PM   #55 
  - Come on, no fair. You can't answer back.  Kerryfan   Feb-20-04 08:55 PM   #72 
  - I personally like Kerry but...  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 09:04 PM   #84 
  - That's pathetic...  scheming daemons   Feb-20-04 09:38 PM   #93 
  - The repukes will make up crap on either guy. The test is,  mlawson   Feb-20-04 08:15 PM   #10 
  - Teflon Is A Media Creation. People Are NOT BORN WITH IT  cryingshame   Feb-20-04 08:31 PM   #42 
  - Baloney. Clinton has the thickest suit of teflon of any living  mlawson   Feb-20-04 08:34 PM   #46 
  - excellent point  Carolina   Feb-20-04 09:58 PM   #95 
  - wrt the $200mm, the actual candidate background is IRRELEVANT!  unblock   Feb-20-04 08:16 PM   #11 
  - Edwards is not Kerry or Gore  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 10:50 PM   #103 
  - Kerry is playing offense against Bush.  poskonig   Feb-20-04 08:16 PM   #12 
  - Because Bush is their nominee, it will be hard for them to paint Edwards  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 08:19 PM   #17 
     - I think they can nail Edwards on the "trust issue"  Skwmom   Feb-20-04 08:23 PM   #26 
     - Yeah right.  MATTMAN   Feb-20-04 08:32 PM   #45 
        - The 'lawyer argument' began right here on DU.  mlawson   Feb-20-04 08:39 PM   #54 
           - It is the cheapest argument I have ever seen.  MATTMAN   Feb-20-04 08:42 PM   #57 
              - In fact lawyer is the most common profession of Presidents.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 08:46 PM   #61 
              - Remeber the snide one used against Carter??  mlawson   Feb-20-04 08:46 PM   #62 
     - Dispel with what -- 45 mill?  poskonig   Feb-20-04 08:25 PM   #30 
     - Kerry had to take out a $6 million loan on his house.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 08:37 PM   #48 
        - I'm talking before August.  poskonig   Feb-20-04 09:38 PM   #92 
           - Edwards will have $75 million for general election in gov funds if he is  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 10:27 PM   #100 
     - you are right on point, Katie  Carolina   Feb-20-04 10:01 PM   #96 
  - Then we must spend our own $200 million  bushwakker   Feb-20-04 08:23 PM   #25 
  - Actually, * has around 104 million and Al Gore was outspent 2 to 1  alcuno   Feb-20-04 08:24 PM   #29 
  - Bush will get $75 million in federal funds for the general election and  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 08:30 PM   #39 
     - Bush has opted out of matching funds.  Merlin   Feb-20-04 08:45 PM   #60 
        - They both get federal funds for the general election.  alcuno   Feb-20-04 11:57 PM   #109 
  - just think what they will do with a guy like Edwards!  jpgpenn   Feb-20-04 08:28 PM   #36 
  - The experience argument has never worked.  anti-NAFTA   Feb-20-04 08:36 PM   #47 
  - They've already prepared ads to attack Edwards  mmonk   Feb-20-04 08:37 PM   #49 
  - Goddammit, no one is saying Edwards is perfect.  anti-NAFTA   Feb-20-04 08:40 PM   #56 
  - the post would imply  mmonk   Feb-20-04 08:51 PM   #67 
     - He doesn't.  anti-NAFTA   Feb-20-04 08:54 PM   #70 
     - Let be more clear.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 08:55 PM   #75 
        - I stand by my post #49  mmonk   Feb-20-04 09:18 PM   #88 
  - It's not that I think Edwards isn't vulnerable. It's that he's less  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 09:25 PM   #89 
  - Your post could have been copied and pasted from Free Republic  Democat   Feb-20-04 08:38 PM   #51 
  - Kerry passed the mother-in-law test  captain_change   Feb-20-04 08:47 PM   #63 
  - We need independents and Republicans like your mother-in law if we  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 08:52 PM   #69 
     - Just reacting to the 24X7 echo chamber  captain_change   Feb-20-04 08:57 PM   #76 
  - If the RNC uses that against Kerry, we can count on his election!  NV1962   Feb-20-04 08:52 PM   #68 
  - Kerry will get $75 million for the general election, same as Bush  David Dunham   Feb-20-04 08:54 PM   #71 
  - This is an argument to vote for Edwards?  bigtree   Feb-20-04 08:55 PM   #73 
  - This is one of many reasons to vote for Edwards.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 08:59 PM   #80 
  - Don't worry about Kerry. He's no Dukakis. It is Bush who needs  littlejoe   Feb-20-04 08:57 PM   #77 
  - Kerry is a war hero...nothing else matters except  HowdyDUit   Feb-20-04 08:59 PM   #81 
  - Max Cleland was a war hero. Bob Dole was a war hero.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 09:02 PM   #82 
     - keep pounding away Katie  Carolina   Feb-20-04 10:06 PM   #97 
        - Thanks Carolina.  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 10:23 PM   #98 
  - If the $$$ can destroy Kerry, it can destroy Edwards  GreenArrow   Feb-20-04 10:27 PM   #99 
  - Do you think Edwards was the most feared attorney in NC because  katieforeman   Feb-20-04 10:29 PM   #101 
     - so he's not a nice guy?  GreenArrow   Feb-20-04 10:51 PM   #104 
  - You can bet the RNC will have a customized smear campaign for  Old and In the Way   Feb-20-04 11:47 PM   #107 
  - I like them both too but...  katieforeman   Feb-21-04 12:07 AM   #111 
     - kick  Carolina   Feb-21-04 11:14 AM   #123 
  - "X is unelectable"  WhereIsMyFreedom   Feb-21-04 12:31 AM   #115 
  - Lets face it. No One is perfect. They all have failings with Bush having  opihimoimoi   Feb-21-04 09:45 AM   #120 
  - Edwards voting record  Nicholas_J   Feb-21-04 10:46 AM   #122 
     - Nothing in my post is in Edwards voting record  katieforeman   Feb-21-04 01:07 PM   #124 
 

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