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asdjrocky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-11-07 08:20 PM
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54. Funny....
When I think of Hillary, I think of the 6 years she spent working on the board of Wal-Mart.

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  -When I Think About Edwards, I Think "I only joined the hedge fund to learn about poverty" tritsofme  Dec-11-07 03:19 PM   #0 
  - "I hope he leaves me alone" - - you sound paranoid.  Bluebear   Dec-11-07 03:20 PM   #1 
  - And with a talent for making up phony Edwards quotes. Because, of course, what Edwards actually said  struggle4progress   Dec-11-07 09:34 PM   #59 
     - Did you even bother to read your own source?  tritsofme   Dec-11-07 09:40 PM   #60 
        - Your claims are dishonest:  struggle4progress   Dec-11-07 10:18 PM   #61 
           - My full quote was from the New York Times  tritsofme   Dec-11-07 10:34 PM   #62 
              - Your bogus quote ""I only joined the hedge fund to learn about poverty" doesn't appear at your link  struggle4progress   Dec-12-07 09:32 AM   #73 
              - mislocated / delete  struggle4progress   Dec-12-07 09:36 AM   #74 
              - And your NYT link is merely another "summary" based only on the Nedra Pickler article  struggle4progress   Dec-12-07 09:40 AM   #75 
  - Yep.  maddiejoan   Dec-11-07 03:21 PM   #2 
  - That's a big turnoff for me too.  cali   Dec-11-07 03:22 PM   #3 
  - I find HRC's political compromises even more disturbing  melody   Dec-11-07 03:27 PM   #4 
  - With all that is wrong in this world, you need to think about something else to be bothered about.  Ninga   Dec-11-07 03:28 PM   #5 
  - My favorite  Andy823   Dec-11-07 03:35 PM   #6 
  - Hey Andy...  Steely_Dan   Dec-11-07 04:37 PM   #32 
     - LOOK EVERYBODY since we're talking about hedge funds.  Snotcicles   Dec-11-07 06:16 PM   #39 
  - I can answer that with your own words  Clark2008   Dec-12-07 03:35 PM   #87 
     - Hmmm. He didn't come from an upper middle class background, but ok. I dislike Obama because I  readmoreoften   Dec-13-07 05:02 AM   #96 
  - Your last line says more than the first.  dchill   Dec-11-07 03:36 PM   #7 
  - Right on!  Ninga   Dec-11-07 03:43 PM   #8 
  - How can you hate Edwards for the hedge fund  Horse with no Name   Dec-11-07 03:54 PM   #9 
  - not ridiculous. it demonstrates  cali   Dec-11-07 03:59 PM   #11 
  - LOL  Horse with no Name   Dec-11-07 04:03 PM   #15 
     - Given a Senator's job, his salary can not be referred to  karynnj   Dec-11-07 04:24 PM   #26 
     - simple is as simple does.  cali   Dec-11-07 04:25 PM   #27 
     - Okay dumpling.  Horse with no Name   Dec-11-07 04:26 PM   #29 
     - Thanks Horse. Once again I am averted from reaching into  truedelphi   Dec-11-07 07:34 PM   #50 
  - Biden doesn't lie or pretend to be what he is not. And a few votes I don't like are counterweighted  cryingshame   Dec-11-07 04:10 PM   #19 
  - I don't mention Biden because I don't believe him to be a viable candidate  tritsofme   Dec-11-07 04:14 PM   #23 
  - Joe Biden is broke broke broke  sandnsea   Dec-11-07 04:18 PM   #24 
  - I did like Edwards But  bellasgrams   Dec-11-07 03:58 PM   #10 
  - nah, he didn't overcharge his clients  cali   Dec-11-07 04:00 PM   #12 
  - Nice republican talking points.  Horse with no Name   Dec-11-07 04:01 PM   #13 
  - I think you need to read a bit more about him, you obviously haven't.  madmom   Dec-11-07 04:06 PM   #17 
  - He sued the bejesus out of a lot of cruddy companies that put out  amandabeech   Dec-11-07 05:31 PM   #34 
  - I just wish people would be honest about why they think Edwards is the most electable  Truth Hurts A Lot   Dec-11-07 04:03 PM   #14 
  - And what would those reasons be?  Horse with no Name   Dec-11-07 04:04 PM   #16 
  - why I like Edwards, he talks about helping ME, the middle class,  madmom   Dec-11-07 04:10 PM   #20 
  - That's easy  Andy823   Dec-11-07 04:30 PM   #30 
  - The full quotation of what Edwards said holds a different meaning  dragonlady   Dec-11-07 04:07 PM   #18 
  - And then AFTER learning how they operated he invested in one. But we're supposed to believe  cryingshame   Dec-11-07 04:12 PM   #21 
  - bwahahaha  cali   Dec-11-07 04:38 PM   #33 
  - Your quote is from Nedra Pickler, not John Edwards  struggle4progress   Dec-12-07 09:46 AM   #76 
     - Here's the citation for this quote  dragonlady   Dec-12-07 03:08 PM   #83 
        - Yeah, it's Nedra Pickler's words: go your your link and click  struggle4progress   Dec-12-07 03:27 PM   #84 
           - Two things  dragonlady   Dec-13-07 12:40 AM   #92 
              - 1. I accurately wrote "anonymous author of the NYT summary of the AP piece dishonestly suggests"  struggle4progress   Dec-13-07 04:12 AM   #93 
              - 2. Nedra Pickler pops into press from time to time to do hit pieces on Dem candidates  struggle4progress   Dec-13-07 04:14 AM   #94 
              - 3. Let us now consider briefly exactly how the rightwing noise machine works:  struggle4progress   Dec-13-07 04:54 AM   #95 
  - When I think about Edwards I think-  asdjrocky   Dec-11-07 04:13 PM   #22 
  - It makes him too vulnerable  heraldsqure   Dec-11-07 04:21 PM   #25 
  - Good lord, he didn't really say that, did he?  ginchinchili   Dec-11-07 04:26 PM   #28 
  - he did.  cali   Dec-11-07 04:36 PM   #31 
  - Taking a class wouldn't have taught him nearly as much as actually  amandabeech   Dec-11-07 05:33 PM   #35 
  - I'm happy to see some slamming Edwards  Madam Mossfern   Dec-11-07 05:55 PM   #36 
  - Clinton and Obama aren't marketing themselves as God's gift to the masses  tritsofme   Dec-11-07 06:13 PM   #38 
     - Don't kid yourself  Madam Mossfern   Dec-11-07 09:11 PM   #58 
     - Maybe because he knows it all too well now,  amandabeech   Dec-12-07 09:57 AM   #80 
     - Obama's not marketing himself as ANYTHING. That's what scares me.  readmoreoften   Dec-13-07 05:04 AM   #97 
  - What did he learn?  seasonedblue   Dec-11-07 06:22 PM   #40 
  - Hedge funds are an unregulated part of the financial system.  amandabeech   Dec-12-07 09:56 AM   #79 
  - That's true, and...  Tom Rinaldo   Dec-11-07 08:15 PM   #53 
  - ridiculous. sheesh. What the fuck do you think experts and advisors  cali   Dec-12-07 01:31 AM   #63 
     - He made millions of crappy goods put out by crappy companies.  amandabeech   Dec-12-07 09:58 AM   #81 
        - nope. I know that he made his origninal fortune as a trial attny  cali   Dec-12-07 03:30 PM   #86 
  - Then use the direct quote  PurityOfEssence   Dec-11-07 08:54 PM   #57 
  - No, he didn't say that  struggle4progress   Dec-12-07 09:47 AM   #77 
  - I think about how he claimed he took matching funds for MORAL reasons and challenged Obama and  jenmito   Dec-11-07 06:01 PM   #37 
  - Edwards is the only Dem who can beat all the repub candidates! nt  frogmarch   Dec-11-07 06:25 PM   #41 
  - I would have to add. . .  nyc 4 Biden   Dec-11-07 07:41 PM   #51 
  - Oh please !  weeve   Dec-11-07 06:46 PM   #42 
  - At least we know they are consistent  tritsofme   Dec-11-07 06:58 PM   #43 
  - I have no problem with the fact that Edwards is rich.  smoogatz   Dec-11-07 07:20 PM   #44 
  - I don't have a problem with him being rich either.  tritsofme   Dec-11-07 07:25 PM   #46 
  - Politicians are pretty much all lying assholes.  smoogatz   Dec-11-07 07:33 PM   #49 
  - The south side of Chicago?  XemaSab   Dec-12-07 03:36 PM   #88 
  - It's legal and Fortress is the first hedge fund to go public...early this year.  Gloria   Dec-11-07 08:09 PM   #52 
     - Shortly after the IPO is when the donations from Fortress were  slipslidingaway   Dec-12-07 01:46 AM   #65 
  - I don't know of any millionaire................  midnight   Dec-11-07 07:25 PM   #45 
  - What candidate do you like?  JDPriestly   Dec-11-07 07:29 PM   #47 
  - Right now I'm supporting Hillary  tritsofme   Dec-11-07 07:31 PM   #48 
  - Funny....  asdjrocky   Dec-11-07 08:20 PM   #54 
  - Funny, that's not a defense of Edwarsds actions. n/t  cali   Dec-12-07 01:32 AM   #64 
  - I can think of plenty phonier lines and shocking to say they are all uttered by Hillary Clinton...  ddeclue   Dec-11-07 08:21 PM   #55 
  - No thanks to either of them. But you still haven't managed even  cali   Dec-12-07 01:52 AM   #66 
  - Bullshit....he said he also took the job to make money. So what.  Inspired   Dec-11-07 08:39 PM   #56 
  - he chose to make money via a hedge fund  cali   Dec-12-07 02:32 AM   #72 
  - Lookit......John is smiling........  FrenchieCat   Dec-12-07 01:56 AM   #67 
  - I also saw that in addition to the salary at Fortress there was  slipslidingaway   Dec-12-07 02:03 AM   #69 
  - Agree that the statement was ridiculous and that very little could  slipslidingaway   Dec-12-07 01:58 AM   #68 
  - Well, he did "work" in NOLA  FrenchieCat   Dec-12-07 02:10 AM   #70 
     - Yes...  slipslidingaway   Dec-12-07 02:17 AM   #71 
     - I've also seen pictures of him sweaty as hell. And wireless mics can be worn doing anything.  readmoreoften   Dec-13-07 05:07 AM   #98 
  - It was the "I didn't know at the time" excuse that got me...  AlertLurker   Dec-12-07 09:50 AM   #78 
  - That 16 mil has turned into 24 mil.......  FrenchieCat   Dec-12-07 11:55 AM   #82 
  - I agree with you, but, sadly, the majority here have been duped.  Clark2008   Dec-12-07 03:29 PM   #85 
  - What is it that you think Edwards will do that will make you unhappy?  amandabeech   Dec-12-07 03:44 PM   #90 
  - I'm against Edwards for one reason and one reason alone:  XemaSab   Dec-12-07 03:41 PM   #89 
  - That - and he sat on the Intel committee BEFORE the IWR vote.  pirhana   Dec-12-07 03:46 PM   #91 

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