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GreenArrow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-04-07 08:57 PM
Response to Reply #13
37. he's showing off.
"Son of a mill worker, and look at me now baby"! He needs a house that big to keep his ego in. He's got the money, he can spend it how he chooses, but it is, IMO, ostentatiously vulgar.
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  -Defense 2 Edwards Big Giant House asdjrocky  Dec-04-07 05:31 PM   #0 
  - And.........it's big enough to be the  zalinda   Dec-04-07 05:34 PM   #1 
  - Have we ever had a southern White House?  asdjrocky   Dec-04-07 05:36 PM   #2 
     - Yes, FDR's in Georgia.  Hieronymus   Dec-04-07 10:40 PM   #51 
  - I don't care about his house either. But it does paint a very large target on him.  wlucinda   Dec-04-07 05:37 PM   #3 
  - How will it matter?  asdjrocky   Dec-04-07 05:44 PM   #9 
  - For all the reasons cali mentioned in her post...and likley more.  wlucinda   Dec-04-07 05:49 PM   #12 
  - Fair enough.  asdjrocky   Dec-04-07 05:51 PM   #14 
  - Maybe there is some weird planetary alignment?  wlucinda   Dec-04-07 05:53 PM   #15 
     - We can hope.  asdjrocky   Dec-04-07 05:55 PM   #16 
  - Can you elaborate?  FatDave   Dec-05-07 12:00 AM   #58 
  - you miss the problem.  cali   Dec-04-07 06:09 PM   #17 
     - I agree with you in spirit.  asdjrocky   Dec-04-07 06:47 PM   #22 
  - NOBODY has explained why it's so much more important than, say, Hyannis Port, etc.  bobbolink   Dec-04-07 09:40 PM   #42 
     - That really isn't a close comparison  Tom Rinaldo   Dec-05-07 12:37 PM   #96 
        - They could have sold it and given the money to poor people.  bobbolink   Dec-05-07 07:48 PM   #102 
  - i have zilch problem with his making a lot of money  cali   Dec-04-07 05:38 PM   #4 
  - I hear ya,  asdjrocky   Dec-04-07 05:42 PM   #6 
  - A photo of the Edwards' "Big Giant House..."  flpoljunkie   Dec-04-07 05:39 PM   #5 
  - I love the red barn.  asdjrocky   Dec-04-07 05:43 PM   #8 
  - why does john edwards hate trees?  cali   Dec-04-07 05:45 PM   #10 
  - lol  asdjrocky   Dec-04-07 05:48 PM   #11 
  - Okay -seriesly and all - do NOT joke about anyone using  IndyOp   Dec-04-07 06:12 PM   #18 
  - Well, he DID side with mining companies and vote for mountaintop removal.  NCarolinawoman   Dec-04-07 06:30 PM   #20 
  - I expect it will be landscaped very nicely .. it's obviously not finished.  Hieronymus   Dec-05-07 01:07 AM   #66 
  - Don't worry; I have it on good authority that the trees were male  PurityOfEssence   Dec-05-07 12:35 PM   #95 
  - Well with the kind of money it takes to build a house like that  Snotcicles   Dec-04-07 06:24 PM   #19 
  - My God, why  bbinacan   Dec-04-07 06:41 PM   #21 
  - That house is extremely ugly. Who designed that monstrosity?  BadgerLaw2010   Dec-04-07 09:33 PM   #41 
  - Someone got an idea and then another and another and then  Auntie Bush   Dec-04-07 10:38 PM   #49 
  - Are you a Hillary supporter?  Hieronymus   Dec-04-07 10:42 PM   #53 
  - Looks great .. see what hard work can get you?  Hieronymus   Dec-04-07 10:41 PM   #52 
  - Perfect. nt  bunnies   Dec-04-07 05:42 PM   #7 
  - In addition to environmental and conservation concerns...  polichick   Dec-04-07 05:49 PM   #13 
  - The house probably isn't 2500 sq. ft.  lyonn   Dec-04-07 07:14 PM   #25 
  - Wonder what they did include in that measurement...  polichick   Dec-04-07 07:29 PM   #29 
  - no. it is 28,000 sq ft of house. An indoor pool and indoor regulation  cali   Dec-04-07 07:35 PM   #31 
  - You got that right, it was your basic barn, did have plug ins for fans!  lyonn   Dec-04-07 08:06 PM   #35 
  - You've been proved wrong over and over....why do you keep pushing it?  bobbolink   Dec-04-07 09:43 PM   #43 
  - Where's the lie?  seasonedblue   Dec-04-07 10:38 PM   #50 
  - "it is 28,000 sq ft of house"  bobbolink   Dec-05-07 11:52 AM   #78 
     - It's essentially a compound,  seasonedblue   Dec-05-07 12:01 PM   #83 
        - Take your argument to the government entity that worded the property description.  bobbolink   Dec-05-07 12:07 PM   #85 
           - What the hell are you talking about?  seasonedblue   Dec-05-07 12:11 PM   #88 
              - For the last time, *I* called bullshit on the 25,000 sq ft thing, and you replied to THAT.  bobbolink   Dec-05-07 12:21 PM   #92 
                 - What's your point?  seasonedblue   Dec-05-07 12:43 PM   #97 
                    - Now you're back to "size".... I thought that wasn't *your* point.  bobbolink   Dec-05-07 07:47 PM   #101 
  - bullshit, cupcake  cali   Dec-05-07 11:57 AM   #81 
     - bullshit yourself, twinkle toes.  bobbolink   Dec-05-07 12:02 PM   #84 
        - aaww.  cali   Dec-05-07 12:19 PM   #90 
           - "the deed doesn't mean jackshit"  bobbolink   Dec-05-07 12:23 PM   #93 
  - Have you considered a smaller house, so you can donate more to the poor?  Hieronymus   Dec-04-07 10:46 PM   #54 
     - .  bobbolink   Dec-05-07 11:53 AM   #79 
     - I live in a very small house- 1,100 sq ft  cali   Dec-05-07 11:59 AM   #82 
        - Oh, boy, do we see the DIFFERENCE!  bobbolink   Dec-05-07 12:08 PM   #86 
        - you are a confused little soul, aren't you?  cali   Dec-05-07 12:16 PM   #89 
           - Given the choice between confused and caustic, I'll choose....  bobbolink   Dec-05-07 12:20 PM   #91 
        - No ..  Hieronymus   Dec-05-07 05:58 PM   #100 
  - The "barn" isn't a barn.  XemaSab   Dec-05-07 12:12 AM   #60 
     - Our barn:  lyonn   Dec-05-07 11:27 AM   #77 
  - he's showing off.  GreenArrow   Dec-04-07 08:57 PM   #37 
  - HRC has 2 big house in some upscale neighorhoods.  OHdem10   Dec-04-07 06:53 PM   #23 
  - Her house is 5,000 sq ft  WesDem   Dec-04-07 07:18 PM   #26 
  - Well, is it all about ego?? If so, is his run for the presidency all about ego??  polichick   Dec-04-07 06:59 PM   #24 
  - 52% polled think Hillary is ego driven .. 9% think Edwards is.  Hieronymus   Dec-04-07 10:47 PM   #55 
  - I have to imagine anyone that wants to be President-  asdjrocky   Dec-05-07 12:12 AM   #61 
  - Happy to be #5 -  waiting for hope   Dec-04-07 07:19 PM   #27 
  - His house is inexcusable  leftist_not_liberal   Dec-04-07 07:28 PM   #28 
  - Get Real  The River   Dec-04-07 07:49 PM   #32 
     - It is not lame. It is ecocide.  leftist_not_liberal   Dec-04-07 08:04 PM   #34 
     - He has 101 acres. He clear cut 50 acres.  NCarolinawoman   Dec-04-07 09:08 PM   #38 
        - The Crawford ranch is 4,000 sq. ft.  GreenArrow   Dec-04-07 09:11 PM   #39 
        - PHONY TO THE CORE: The "Ole Family Ranch" in Crawford is a Set Completed the Same Day the Election  struggle4progress   Dec-04-07 10:24 PM   #46 
        - yes, I remember reading that article when it first came out  GreenArrow   Dec-05-07 12:01 AM   #59 
        - Here's an aerial view of the Crawford place. There's plenty of BS floating about, including  struggle4progress   Dec-05-07 02:59 AM   #68 
           - well, that's interesting  GreenArrow   Dec-05-07 02:48 PM   #98 
        - So Edwards' house is two and a half TIMES the size of the pig farm...  XemaSab   Dec-05-07 12:17 AM   #62 
        - The Impact of President Bushs Getaway Ranch on McLennan County  struggle4progress   Dec-04-07 10:26 PM   #47 
        - Sheesh! I could never vote for a clear cutter. His views are ok but the house  Peregrine Took   Dec-04-07 10:50 PM   #56 
        - The Clintons were poor then.  Hieronymus   Dec-05-07 01:05 AM   #65 
  - Hey Rocky - here's Defense #3  waiting for hope   Dec-04-07 07:30 PM   #30 
  - lol Our new catch phrase.  asdjrocky   Dec-04-07 08:38 PM   #36 
  - There is an environmental issue  penguin7   Dec-04-07 07:58 PM   #33 
  - Building a house  V4Edwards   Dec-04-07 09:28 PM   #40 
  - How was Bush able to build a more environmentally friendly house than Edwards?  penguin7   Dec-04-07 10:01 PM   #44 
  - How do you know it's not environmentally correct? link?  Hieronymus   Dec-05-07 01:00 AM   #64 
     - There is no such thing as an environmentally "correct" house  cali   Dec-05-07 06:23 AM   #70 
  - It's the evironmental issue.  cali   Dec-05-07 06:21 AM   #69 
  - DU seems to have a major double standard about that sort of thing.  Crunchy Frog   Dec-04-07 10:14 PM   #45 
  - Incredible isn't it.  seasonedblue   Dec-04-07 10:34 PM   #48 
  - Why does an Edwards supporter volley a self-described "non-issue"?  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Dec-04-07 10:57 PM   #57 
  - It's interesting that some Edwards supporters get so agitated  cali   Dec-05-07 01:48 AM   #67 
  - You're the one that's agitated. LOL!!!!!  laureloak   Dec-05-07 10:33 AM   #75 
  - one more time. First of all it's not about the money.  cali   Dec-05-07 10:46 AM   #76 
     - You're reaching. Reeeaallly reeaachhhingg.  laureloak   Dec-05-07 11:54 AM   #80 
        - really? Then it should be sooooo easy for you to say WHY  cali   Dec-05-07 12:24 PM   #94 
  - .  bobbolink   Dec-05-07 12:10 PM   #87 
  - Lol-  asdjrocky   Dec-05-07 02:55 PM   #99 
  - Here's the Google image:  XemaSab   Dec-05-07 12:19 AM   #63 
  - Of all the reasons I dislike Edwards, this one doesn't even rate.  William769   Dec-05-07 06:32 AM   #71 
  - An excellent presidential retreat that'll probably save taxpayers  laureloak   Dec-05-07 07:27 AM   #72 
     - bullshit.  cali   Dec-05-07 07:32 AM   #73 
        - I'm right, and you know it. HA!  laureloak   Dec-05-07 10:28 AM   #74 
 

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