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41. Message? MESSAGE? Messages are one way communications
Edited on Fri Dec-07-07 01:10 AM by The Village Idiot
if you haven't noticed. Hell, Morse code is a message. dot-dot-dash-dot. If it's message that moves you, you'll be scratching your head. You talk about vision? VISION? Experience is the lens that brings focus to vision. Experience shines light on the path. We don't need no stinking MESSAGE. We need Joseph Biden.
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  -How can the media give so much time to Obama when Biden is in the race? Ron_Green  Dec-06-07 05:46 PM   #0 
  - Money. nt  gateley   Dec-06-07 05:47 PM   #1 
  - Probably because Obama's upward trend in polling is noteworthy. (nt)  AtomicKitten   Dec-06-07 05:50 PM   #2 
  - The younger generation are entrhalled with his speechifying, passion  monmouth   Dec-06-07 05:50 PM   #3 
  - I agree with you...  1corona4u   Dec-06-07 05:57 PM   #5 
  - Obama is exactly who we need  Big Blue Marble   Dec-06-07 06:26 PM   #11 
     - I strongly disagree.....  1corona4u   Dec-06-07 06:43 PM   #15 
     - For some reason that is personal to you  Big Blue Marble   Dec-06-07 08:30 PM   #26 
        - If you think he will bring this country together..  1corona4u   Dec-06-07 08:43 PM   #28 
        - Sorry, I don't think Obama is speaking to ALL of us  tsegat01   Dec-06-07 10:34 PM   #37 
        - Yeah....what is his thing with age? Last I heard he's  laugle   Dec-07-07 02:03 AM   #45 
        - Message? MESSAGE? Messages are one way communications  The Village Idiot   Dec-07-07 12:24 AM   #41 
        - Big Blue Marble..  youthere   Dec-07-07 09:23 AM   #50 
        - I agree with you  tsegat01   Dec-07-07 10:32 AM   #57 
        - Biden has already been DOING what Obama promises to do  Think82   Dec-07-07 04:31 PM   #86 
     - I Can Appreciate Your Passion and...  Steely_Dan   Dec-06-07 07:27 PM   #18 
     - It's great to talk of change, vision and hope; but it's  laugle   Dec-07-07 01:57 AM   #44 
     - There's no "there" there with Obama, or at least less than Biden.  Think82   Dec-07-07 04:28 PM   #82 
  - You're exactly right.  ginchinchili   Dec-06-07 08:45 PM   #29 
  - And don't forget, he is not the  laugle   Dec-07-07 01:48 AM   #43 
     - And Jesse Jackson  tsegat01   Dec-07-07 03:32 PM   #74 
  - or when Edwards is in a statistical tie in the first caucus state?  venable   Dec-06-07 05:51 PM   #4 
  - Who are these Edwards and Biden that you speak of?  abq e streeter   Dec-06-07 06:06 PM   #10 
     - LOL.. good one ! n/t  K Gardner   Dec-07-07 02:48 PM   #68 
     - Just like a good citizen should!  tsegat01   Dec-07-07 03:35 PM   #75 
  - PLEASE Biden gets loads of press  bigdarryl   Dec-06-07 05:59 PM   #6 
  - Not in terms of the election. When they want intelligent advice on world affairs - yes - Biden is  pirhana   Dec-06-07 07:34 PM   #20 
  - I agree.  Life Long Dem   Dec-06-07 06:02 PM   #7 
  - Same with Hillary. The media mostly report of polls and money,  Think82   Dec-06-07 06:03 PM   #8 
  - Because Obama has support and "buzz." Which he gets through coverage. Which leads to support.  Occam Bandage   Dec-06-07 06:05 PM   #9 
  - Because Biden always has been all over the map over the years.  Big Blue Marble   Dec-06-07 06:32 PM   #12 
  - These are the reasons why the media are ignoring him?  Ron_Green   Dec-06-07 06:38 PM   #14 
  - Someone should point out to you that the news media is supposed to remain indifferent.  ginchinchili   Dec-06-07 08:51 PM   #31 
  - Just to clarify..  youthere   Dec-07-07 09:26 AM   #51 
  - Two words: Bankruptcy Bill.  geek tragedy   Dec-06-07 06:33 PM   #13 
  - While I personally don't support Biden because of the bankruptcy bill, I don't think the MSM ignores  Tejanocrat   Dec-06-07 06:59 PM   #16 
     - I agree - well put. nt  gateley   Dec-07-07 02:20 PM   #66 
  - They don't give attention to candidates  MonkeyFunk   Dec-06-07 07:02 PM   #17 
  - I'd agree with you,  seasonedblue   Dec-06-07 07:41 PM   #22 
     - Meh  MonkeyFunk   Dec-06-07 07:45 PM   #24 
     - I agree..I have been turning the volume down...  1corona4u   Dec-06-07 07:45 PM   #25 
     - That's because Mathews is a right wing tool, and the  laugle   Dec-07-07 02:08 AM   #46 
  - I think the media just loves this first woman vs first african-american thing  pirhana   Dec-06-07 07:32 PM   #19 
  - You said it all...exactly dead on.  1corona4u   Dec-06-07 07:40 PM   #21 
  - Perfectly Stated n/t  Steely_Dan   Dec-06-07 07:43 PM   #23 
  - This is what has become of America: our irresistable allure of shiny objects.  ginchinchili   Dec-06-07 08:42 PM   #27 
  - Exactly...very disturbing...  1corona4u   Dec-06-07 08:46 PM   #30 
  - Very well put -- wish I could rec this post. It's American idol culture, like we're playing at a  Mark Twain Girl   Dec-06-07 09:23 PM   #32 
  - Well said  tsegat01   Dec-06-07 10:29 PM   #34 
  - ^5, cha ching ! Nail on the head. Bravo. We'd rather have blingbling than substance. n/t  K Gardner   Dec-07-07 02:51 PM   #69 
     - Our candidates are commodities  tsegat01   Dec-07-07 03:55 PM   #76 
  - To some, it seems Biden gets an inordinate amount of coverage for his poll standing  Edgeoforever   Dec-06-07 10:29 PM   #33 
  - Perhaps when your poll numbers are less than 5% and your money is a tenth of Obama's  zulchzulu   Dec-06-07 10:30 PM   #35 
  - How interesting  beaconess   Dec-07-07 04:27 PM   #81 
  - Duh...because he's cuter.  faithfulcitizen   Dec-06-07 10:33 PM   #36 
  - Obama is in a close 2nd place in the Dem race  Katzenkavalier   Dec-06-07 10:35 PM   #38 
  - That's not REASON TO vote for someone...  1corona4u   Dec-07-07 02:16 AM   #47 
  - Because they need a "campaign" to cover. Let's face it, if they gave Joe  The Village Idiot   Dec-07-07 12:06 AM   #39 
  - The big news will be the Biden upset.  youthere   Dec-07-07 11:10 AM   #62 
     - That will make the media happy  tsegat01   Dec-07-07 03:58 PM   #77 
  - I think the media cover the campaigns who they expect to win. Fairly or not they expect a Biden loss  Stop Cornyn   Dec-07-07 12:12 AM   #40 
  - Uhm...because it's a fricken game?  1corona4u   Dec-07-07 02:25 AM   #48 
  - People like a fresh face. I'm not taking anything away from either  wienerdoggie   Dec-07-07 12:29 AM   #42 
  - AHAHAHAHAHA hahahahaha....  1corona4u   Dec-07-07 02:47 AM   #49 
  - Well, you seem to really just personally dislike Obama, and there's no reasoning  wienerdoggie   Dec-07-07 09:49 AM   #54 
     - See, that's the trouble with some Obama supporters...  1corona4u   Dec-07-07 10:02 AM   #55 
        - There's no need to get personal or fling insults. I don't think he is God.  wienerdoggie   Dec-07-07 10:37 AM   #58 
           - And you should support the candidate that you think is the  tsegat01   Dec-07-07 10:45 AM   #60 
           - Yep, it's coming down to the wire now, and everyone's getting tense...  wienerdoggie   Dec-07-07 11:48 AM   #63 
              - Yeah, a "wee" bit!  tsegat01   Dec-07-07 02:41 PM   #67 
           - For YOU, and in your opinion...he's a better choice...  1corona4u   Dec-07-07 01:37 PM   #65 
  - People do like a "fresh face"  tsegat01   Dec-07-07 10:38 AM   #59 
  - I'm seeing alot of crossover respect for BOTH Obama and Biden. Biden won last 3 debates  blm   Dec-07-07 09:30 AM   #52 
  - It's all about the polls. n/t  rucky   Dec-07-07 09:32 AM   #53 
  - Because the corp media thinks they can beat Obama.  laureloak   Dec-07-07 10:20 AM   #56 
  - Because they think that Obama has a chance at stopping Hillary  Tactical Progressive   Dec-07-07 10:49 AM   #61 
  - Wow....what a great analysis!  laugle   Dec-07-07 09:15 PM   #96 
  - Obama simply does not impress me  Skittles   Dec-07-07 01:26 PM   #64 
  - I know what you mean. It's almost as if he's a "progressive" version of GWB.  Ron_Green   Dec-07-07 02:57 PM   #70 
     - not sure I'd go that far  Skittles   Dec-07-07 03:09 PM   #71 
        - Nah...people said he had charisma too...  1corona4u   Dec-07-07 03:14 PM   #72 
        - but bush is dumber than a bag of hammers  Skittles   Dec-08-07 12:10 AM   #97 
           - My comparison is in the packaging, and the fact that he's really come from out of nowhere.  Ron_Green   Dec-08-07 12:44 AM   #98 
              - aw you know what?  Skittles   Dec-08-07 12:13 PM   #99 
        - I agree  tsegat01   Dec-07-07 03:28 PM   #73 
  - Biden's old news  sampsonblk   Dec-07-07 04:14 PM   #78 
  - Wrong! I'm 25 and Biden's inspired me more than any candidate ever.  Think82   Dec-07-07 04:23 PM   #80 
  - Younger voters weren't watching the Sunday talk shows  tsegat01   Dec-07-07 04:31 PM   #84 
  - Smart. Very smart.  1corona4u   Dec-07-07 04:34 PM   #88 
     - I like to think so.  Think82   Dec-07-07 04:42 PM   #91 
  - There are a lot of voters who don't know who Biden is  tsegat01   Dec-07-07 04:29 PM   #83 
  - Well, I'm an old political junkie...  1corona4u   Dec-07-07 04:33 PM   #87 
  - No he doesn't to me either  tsegat01   Dec-07-07 04:37 PM   #90 
  - Now is not the time to learn about the candidates.  sampsonblk   Dec-07-07 06:20 PM   #94 
     - I would have to agree with at least part of that....  1corona4u   Dec-07-07 06:24 PM   #95 
  - So...someone has to be NEW to be good?  adapa   Dec-07-07 04:31 PM   #85 
     - Apparently  tsegat01   Dec-07-07 04:35 PM   #89 
        - new means inexperenced, so much for the first 100 days  adapa   Dec-07-07 04:49 PM   #93 
  - Probably.  avrdream   Dec-07-07 04:17 PM   #79 
  - As a Biden supporter, I have been wondering about that myself.  leaninglib   Dec-07-07 04:45 PM   #92 
  - It's sickening to me  Blue_In_AK   Dec-08-07 12:42 PM   #100 

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