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LWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-20-07 08:19 PM
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12. I'm a stubborn, persistent person.
I won't ever think, or say, that Kucinich "can't" win. I'll concede that he may NOT win, for the reasons you mention above, but that doesn't mean that he "can't."

It just means that I continue to hold candidates and elected officials to different, higher standards than the majority of my fellow democrats, and that the effort to achieve real positive change will go on for my lifetime and beyond.

If DK "can't" win, then I can't, either. I won't live to see most of my personal goals achieved, because Democrats that actually support those goals "can't" be elected. Why would I bother to participate at all? I think DK can "win." I think every time he gains a cosponsor for HR 676 he "wins." I think that every time someone hears him who hasn't had the opportunity to do so before, he "wins."

Instead, I will, in my own stubborn, persistent way, "stay the course." I'll continue to support candidates for office that support me.

I win when I walk my talk.

I lose when I give up, and when I buy into the "can't win" mentality.
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  -Why Kucinich Cannot Win Don1  Dec-20-07 06:47 PM   #0 
  - Why Kucinich Will Win.  ChipperbackDemocrat   Dec-20-07 07:02 PM   #1 
  - If you haven't seen this video you need to watch it..  K Gardner   Dec-20-07 07:08 PM   #3 
     - I like this one, too.  Don1   Dec-20-07 07:59 PM   #9 
  - Dennis won the IndependentPrimary.Com poll for NH!  Desertrose   Dec-20-07 07:03 PM   #2 
  - I am with you Desertrose Dennis ROCKS  Vincardog   Dec-20-07 07:09 PM   #4 
  - I have a Kucinich sing in my front yard - 50% of my neighbors  FreeState   Dec-20-07 07:13 PM   #5 
  - He is not Presidential in the eyes of the  doc03   Dec-20-07 07:15 PM   #6 
  - Where are you getting your facts? The majority of Americans want  babylonsister   Dec-20-07 07:31 PM   #7 
  - Yes the majority of Americans want us  doc03   Dec-20-07 08:03 PM   #10 
  - That's who Kucinich reminded me of  zalinda   Dec-20-07 07:46 PM   #8 
  - Dennis Kucinich Wins IndependentPrimary.Com  Peake   Dec-20-07 08:13 PM   #11 
  - I'm a stubborn, persistent person.  LWolf   Dec-20-07 08:19 PM   #12 
  - I agree with you.  Don1   Dec-20-07 08:24 PM   #14 
     - Well, we're on that same page.  LWolf   Dec-20-07 08:41 PM   #15 
  - One thing is for sure: he SHOULD win. nt  valerief   Dec-20-07 08:22 PM   #13 
  - I agree that the direction of the party is more important than 2008  eridani   Dec-20-07 08:43 PM   #16 

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