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asdjrocky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 10:59 AM
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  -Why Edwards is the logical choice zalinda  Nov-27-07 05:34 PM   #0 
  - Good point...  polichick   Nov-27-07 05:36 PM   #1 
  - A good money manager too!!  pauldg0   Nov-27-07 11:30 PM   #34 
  - Agree 100%!  mother earth   Nov-27-07 05:37 PM   #2 
  - Because --  maddiejoan   Nov-27-07 05:37 PM   #3 
  - not a career politician?  ccpup   Nov-27-07 05:38 PM   #4 
  - Edwards was a one-term senator  frogmarch   Nov-27-07 05:41 PM   #5 
  - Over a third of his career --  maddiejoan   Nov-27-07 05:52 PM   #8 
     - Wrong. He was a one-term Senator from 1998-2004. He hasn't held office since.  Seabiscuit   Nov-28-07 02:00 AM   #40 
        - now add on running for VPOTUS and running for POTUS  maddiejoan   Nov-28-07 07:23 AM   #53 
        - running for political office is not serving as or being a politician.  Seabiscuit   Nov-28-07 10:25 AM   #69 
           - Yes.  maddiejoan   Nov-28-07 10:35 AM   #71 
           - Even though I never served a day in any office as a politician that makes me a career poitician?  Seabiscuit   Nov-28-07 01:02 PM   #103 
              - wow just wow yourself.  maddiejoan   Nov-28-07 01:25 PM   #107 
              - So.....any thing substantive to say?  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 01:48 PM   #115 
              - I'm just correcting the notion --  maddiejoan   Nov-28-07 01:50 PM   #116 
                 - We....agree?  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 02:01 PM   #120 
                 - Yup.  maddiejoan   Nov-28-07 02:22 PM   #126 
                 - You're playing a very dishonest game.  Seabiscuit   Nov-28-07 02:07 PM   #122 
                    - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-28-07 02:18 PM   #125 
              - You know perfectly well he did.  Seabiscuit   Nov-28-07 02:14 PM   #124 
                 - Yes.  maddiejoan   Nov-28-07 02:25 PM   #127 
                    - sure he did.  GreenArrow   Nov-28-07 06:43 PM   #146 
              - You blew it by  zidzi   Nov-28-07 03:54 PM   #131 
           - Only because he didn't win!  IA_Seth   Nov-28-07 12:41 PM   #96 
              - Your hypo is defective.  Seabiscuit   Nov-28-07 01:05 PM   #104 
                 - Fine  maddiejoan   Nov-28-07 01:26 PM   #108 
                 - So running for President isn't politics?  IA_Seth   Nov-28-07 01:32 PM   #111 
                    - You're playing the same dishonest game as maddijoan.  Seabiscuit   Nov-28-07 02:10 PM   #123 
        - How many years was Obama a politician?  question everything   Nov-28-07 11:42 AM   #87 
  - The bulk of his career was as a plaintiff's Attorney and he was considered the best in the nation. N...  saracat   Nov-27-07 05:45 PM   #7 
  - Super post, saracat! n/t  frogmarch   Nov-27-07 06:50 PM   #12 
  - Thanks. Great Post Saracat  JDPriestly   Nov-27-07 11:20 PM   #30 
  - you are an articulate one, saracat!  cynthia   Nov-27-07 11:21 PM   #31 
  - nice post saracat  themartyred   Nov-28-07 02:46 AM   #41 
  - Thank you for the reality check.  Radical Activist   Nov-28-07 03:09 AM   #42 
  - Wonderfully put Zalinda.  asdjrocky   Nov-27-07 05:44 PM   #6 
  - K & R  OwnedByFerrets   Nov-27-07 05:52 PM   #9 
  - He's a career losing candidate for the White House. n/t  creeksneakers2   Nov-27-07 06:18 PM   #10 
  - Kettle and Pot  Munch   Nov-27-07 06:51 PM   #13 
  - Welcome to DU, Andrea  creeksneakers2   Nov-27-07 08:26 PM   #23 
  - Well...  Munch   Nov-28-07 12:39 AM   #38 
  - I'll agree with Post N. 10 - and I don't have a candidate for you  Clark2008   Nov-28-07 11:51 AM   #89 
  - Someone....  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 01:56 PM   #119 
  - Lust for more power?  JDPriestly   Nov-27-07 11:24 PM   #32 
  - Lust for power?  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 10:31 AM   #70 
     - You can disagree with my observation but I don't see it as  creeksneakers2   Nov-28-07 07:17 PM   #151 
        - Useless definitions  mrbluto   Nov-29-07 05:31 PM   #162 
           - Here's a list  creeksneakers2   Nov-29-07 08:50 PM   #163 
              - Nice List; Not convincing.  mrbluto   Dec-01-07 02:15 AM   #164 
  - What's his career then? Ambulance chaser?  XemaSab   Nov-27-07 06:33 PM   #11 
  - Here's a good article from 2001  Catchawave   Nov-27-07 07:04 PM   #17 
  - It says Gore almost chose Edwards (instead of Lieberman)...  polichick   Nov-27-07 07:09 PM   #18 
  - Would REALLY be nice if Gore would endorse Edwards  eowyn_of_rohan   Nov-28-07 08:44 AM   #59 
     - That would be awesome!  zazzle   Nov-28-07 09:09 PM   #158 
  - Have you ever needed a lawyer?  asdjrocky   Nov-27-07 07:36 PM   #19 
  - Is it true that Edwards handled that awful case involving...  polichick   Nov-27-07 07:39 PM   #20 
  - Yes, he did ... all of the cases  waiting for hope   Nov-27-07 07:56 PM   #21 
     - Again,  asdjrocky   Nov-27-07 08:02 PM   #22 
        - I'd want him in my corner -  waiting for hope   Nov-27-07 08:48 PM   #25 
        - This could be a great tag line for an ad!  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 11:01 AM   #79 
        - That's GREAT! The Campaign should use that line!  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 10:57 AM   #77 
  - Lawyers are paid to argue for their clients.  XemaSab   Nov-27-07 08:44 PM   #24 
     - I'm sorry you had a bad  waiting for hope   Nov-27-07 09:00 PM   #26 
     - Please read the article I posted to you earlier....  Catchawave   Nov-27-07 09:23 PM   #27 
     - I wish I had your superpowers.  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 11:08 AM   #82 
  - Here are some examples of his lawsuits:  JDPriestly   Nov-27-07 11:25 PM   #33 
  - Useful dialog.  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 10:49 AM   #74 
  - What constitutes a rational response?  XemaSab   Nov-28-07 10:55 AM   #76 
     - Perhaps you'd agree with that "first, kill all the lawyers" quote.  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 11:18 AM   #83 
        - Um,  asdjrocky   Nov-28-07 01:34 PM   #112 
           - Heck the phrase "might as well" probably constitutes consent.  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 01:53 PM   #118 
              - lol  asdjrocky   Nov-28-07 02:03 PM   #121 
  - Im surprised that you are using GOP smear tactics  LSK   Nov-28-07 12:02 PM   #90 
     - I bet ALL of the Edwards bashers are Hillary supporters. NT.  JMDEM   Nov-28-07 01:12 PM   #105 
        - no, a lot is coming from DK supporters  LSK   Nov-28-07 01:17 PM   #106 
        - Then you would lose.  maddiejoan   Nov-28-07 01:30 PM   #109 
           - Coming from a guy that doesn't back up what he's saying...  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 01:37 PM   #113 
              - What "guy"?  maddiejoan   Nov-28-07 01:52 PM   #117 
  - Excellent point!  balantz   Nov-27-07 07:01 PM   #14 
  - That does seem to be a lifelong theme...  polichick   Nov-27-07 07:03 PM   #15 
  - I think you all know where I stand.  asdjrocky   Nov-27-07 07:04 PM   #16 
  - there's nothing wrong with being a carrer politician...  tomp   Nov-27-07 10:44 PM   #28 
  - "Average citizen"?  Auntie Bush   Nov-27-07 11:04 PM   #29 
  - really, who?  asdjrocky   Nov-27-07 11:49 PM   #36 
  - According to the OP...Edwards was an average citizen.  Auntie Bush   Nov-28-07 05:56 PM   #143 
  - I've heard this claim made on DU  last_texas_dem   Dec-01-07 06:17 AM   #166 
  - Edwards '08 n/t  deacon   Nov-27-07 11:40 PM   #35 
  - He's headed up a poverty center, helped organize unions,  Liberty Belle   Nov-28-07 12:10 AM   #37 
  - and recently worked for a hedge fund for a large amount  cali   Nov-28-07 03:47 AM   #45 
  - not for me.  cali   Nov-28-07 01:24 AM   #39 
  - If you have been a good politician and demonstrated good judgment, it should not matter  Think82   Nov-28-07 03:19 AM   #43 
  - I'll join you on that. I really like Biden  cali   Nov-28-07 03:39 AM   #44 
  - Not the 'corporate' candidate!  dmosh42   Nov-28-07 04:57 AM   #46 
  - I'm liking Edwards more and more...  Stump   Nov-28-07 05:19 AM   #47 
  - Me too!  zazzle   Nov-28-07 09:10 PM   #159 
  - Edwards Is The ONLY Choice!  remember2000forever   Nov-28-07 06:30 AM   #48 
  - bullshit. he's hardly the ONLY choice  cali   Nov-28-07 06:54 AM   #50 
     - Repeat After Me: Elect-ability .......  remember2000forever   Nov-28-07 07:20 AM   #52 
     - It is your opinion and I for one totally agree with it  harun   Nov-28-07 09:09 AM   #60 
     - Exact;u/  cali   Nov-28-07 10:37 AM   #72 
     - Important factor, but.....  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 11:25 AM   #84 
     - Biggest? Based on what? Numbers, give me numbers!  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 12:51 PM   #97 
  - We need a President who has had practical, real life experience, fighting, debating, listening  Ninga   Nov-28-07 06:49 AM   #49 
  - We can't have government without politicians. To say they're bad is an unhealthy prejudice.  Perry Logan   Nov-28-07 06:58 AM   #51 
  - I'm not saying they are bad  zalinda   Nov-28-07 07:44 AM   #55 
  - Edwards is an "average citizen"?  mtnsnake   Nov-28-07 07:41 AM   #54 
  - Edwards makes the most sense to me. But anyone that makes sense  0007   Nov-28-07 07:49 AM   #56 
  - Seems making sense threatens the status quo too much. nt  polichick   Nov-28-07 10:22 AM   #67 
  - "He is well respected in this field, a total success."  AlertLurker   Nov-28-07 07:51 AM   #57 
  - Can you back up what you're saying?  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 12:37 PM   #94 
     - Of course.  AlertLurker   Nov-28-07 06:52 PM   #147 
  - John Edwards is that kook that talks to dead folks, right?  DUlover2909   Nov-28-07 08:29 AM   #58 
  - He is going to win  surfermaw   Nov-28-07 03:15 PM   #129 
  - Don't laugh about the name. There are no doubt morons out  LibDemAlways   Dec-01-07 02:24 AM   #165 
  - He would landslide for us.  onehandle   Nov-28-07 09:23 AM   #61 
  - I wouldn't mind voting for Edwards.  redqueen   Nov-28-07 09:27 AM   #62 
  - What's Not to Like . . .  katadin706   Nov-28-07 09:28 AM   #63 
  - I ask you then,  asdjrocky   Nov-28-07 10:21 AM   #66 
  - he wasnt in the Senate when the Bankruptcy bill passed  LSK   Nov-28-07 12:10 PM   #91 
     - From Talking Point Memo, Guest Blogger, John Edwards . . .  katadin706   Nov-28-07 01:40 PM   #114 
  - I like alot of John Edwards ads that he has out there.  focusfan   Nov-28-07 09:57 AM   #64 
  - He's our best hope....  AzDar   Nov-28-07 10:19 AM   #65 
  - Great post Zalinda  MissDeeds   Nov-28-07 10:24 AM   #68 
  - Thanks for keeping it positive.  Stop Cornyn   Nov-28-07 10:38 AM   #73 
  - And let's not forget his beautiful wife, Elizabeth  meowomon   Nov-28-07 10:55 AM   #75 
  - .  asdjrocky   Nov-28-07 10:59 AM   #78 
     - Have to say...  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 11:30 AM   #85 
  - Support your candidate...I'll support mine  zulchzulu   Nov-28-07 11:02 AM   #80 
  - Thank you!  asdjrocky   Nov-28-07 11:39 AM   #86 
  - There's something about him that I just don't trust  IronLionZion   Nov-28-07 11:04 AM   #81 
  - well...guess I don't want to argue with your gut.  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 12:41 PM   #95 
  - His presidential platform is so different from his Senate career  IronLionZion   Nov-28-07 12:53 PM   #98 
  - I met him once  IronLionZion   Nov-28-07 01:01 PM   #102 
     - What can I say?  mrbluto   Nov-28-07 01:31 PM   #110 
  - Biden is pretty upfront  PATRICK   Nov-28-07 12:55 PM   #100 
  - I agree wholeheartedly (eom)  mmcghenn   Nov-28-07 11:48 AM   #88 
  - THIS!!!  Plucketeer   Nov-28-07 12:12 PM   #92 
  - I met him at a campaign event in S.C. -  Hanging On   Nov-28-07 12:24 PM   #93 
  - My feelings too.  asdjrocky   Nov-28-07 12:55 PM   #99 
  - Edwards has been my 3rd choice...  RiverStone   Nov-28-07 12:58 PM   #101 
  - Since Gore has announced his new job...  polichick   Nov-28-07 04:00 PM   #133 
  - K for Edwards  asdjrocky   Nov-28-07 03:01 PM   #128 
  - If Dennis keeps talking shit re the Nazi, I'm throwing my vote to John.  lonestarnot   Nov-28-07 03:51 PM   #130 
  - imo Kucinich needs to address this...  polichick   Nov-28-07 03:58 PM   #132 
     - k for Edwards  asdjrocky   Nov-28-07 04:01 PM   #134 
     - He has, there's a post on it now.  asdjrocky   Nov-28-07 04:29 PM   #135 
        - I really wonder if that whole thing was more DK saying that he'd...  polichick   Nov-28-07 04:46 PM   #136 
           - Here's the audio.  asdjrocky   Nov-28-07 04:55 PM   #137 
              - Thanks - now that I've heard the whole statement...  polichick   Nov-28-07 05:07 PM   #138 
  - My sole opposition to Edwards is the IWR.  AtomicKitten   Nov-28-07 05:11 PM   #139 
  - There are more important things  ihavenobias   Nov-28-07 05:48 PM   #141 
  - nothing more important than holding those that voted capriciously for war accountable  AtomicKitten   Nov-28-07 05:50 PM   #142 
     - But again  ihavenobias   Nov-28-07 06:24 PM   #144 
        - Or,  asdjrocky   Nov-28-07 06:29 PM   #145 
        - "decided to be"  AtomicKitten   Nov-28-07 07:55 PM   #153 
        - no free pass  AtomicKitten   Nov-28-07 07:44 PM   #152 
           - I disagree  ihavenobias   Nov-28-07 08:56 PM   #157 
              - And on that point, we disagree and that is why we choose different candidates.  AtomicKitten   Nov-28-07 09:52 PM   #160 
                 - Funny, beacuse Obama is my # 2  ihavenobias   Nov-28-07 10:30 PM   #161 
  - I respect your position....but  Catchawave   Nov-28-07 06:54 PM   #149 
     - I consider it sound and reasonable criteria for my primary vote.  AtomicKitten   Nov-28-07 08:03 PM   #155 
  - ABH - (Anybody But Hillary)  Maryland Liberal   Nov-28-07 05:45 PM   #140 
  - Thank you...welcome...and Kick!  asdjrocky   Nov-28-07 06:53 PM   #148 
  - I Agree With You... It's Simply Ridiculous That The Media Only Hypes  ChiciB1   Nov-28-07 07:00 PM   #150 
  - Keeping it real.  asdjrocky   Nov-28-07 07:58 PM   #154 
  - If he's your choice vote for him.  bellasgrams   Nov-28-07 08:39 PM   #156 
 

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