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Lint Head Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-21-08 08:21 PM
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3. Is it true he was a lawyer for slumlords?
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  -Obama got called to the mat for voting "PRESENT"... CyberPieHole  Jan-21-08 08:20 PM   #0 
  - "Present"  WillTheGoober   Jan-21-08 08:20 PM   #1 
  - "I vote Yes people might be mad at me, if I vote No people might be mad at me! ... Present!  MethuenProgressive   Jan-22-08 10:40 AM   #35 
  - as are our chances at the White House............  PaDem   Jan-21-08 08:20 PM   #2 
  - Is it true he was a lawyer for slumlords?  Lint Head   Jan-21-08 08:21 PM   #3 
  - yes, I read that a while ago  rodeodance   Jan-21-08 08:22 PM   #8 
  - link to story:  ccpup   Jan-21-08 08:25 PM   #12 
  - yes  ccpup   Jan-21-08 08:24 PM   #11 
  - he looks a little lost and wobbly up there  ccpup   Jan-21-08 08:21 PM   #4 
  - Like Hillary as well  oviedodem   Jan-21-08 08:22 PM   #5 
  - I don't understand what you are saying about diseases  Frances   Jan-21-08 08:24 PM   #10 
     - I meant to say diseased, sorry  oviedodem   Jan-21-08 08:29 PM   #17 
  - I was glad John brought that out....  1corona4u   Jan-21-08 08:22 PM   #6 
  - being shown to be wishy washy and not taking a stand on issues will blow your cool.  rodeodance   Jan-21-08 08:25 PM   #13 
  - Yeah, by "Senator Gone" of all people.  GreenArrow   Jan-21-08 08:22 PM   #7 
  - ???  rodeodance   Jan-21-08 08:23 PM   #9 
  - deleted  redqueen   Jan-22-08 10:43 AM   #36 
  - They all missed important votes due to campaigning. That's why none of them is my top choice  AllyCat   Jan-21-08 08:29 PM   #18 
  - Any Senator who votes "present" is really intellectually and morally "not present".  Seabiscuit   Jan-21-08 08:26 PM   #14 
  - K&R  ClericJohnPreston   Jan-21-08 08:28 PM   #15 
  - Take it up with Planned Parenthood.  Occam Bandage   Jan-22-08 10:46 AM   #39 
  - Obama missed 177 of 1086 votes (16%) since Jan 6, 2005 (Very Poor relative to peers).  goldcanyonaz   Jan-21-08 08:28 PM   #16 
  - he needed to fundraise way more than Hillary  Scriptor Ignotus   Jan-21-08 08:46 PM   #23 
  - Obama has a ton of lobbyist money. So what is his problem?  avaistheone1   Jan-21-08 10:45 PM   #30 
     - a ton?  Scriptor Ignotus   Jan-22-08 10:32 AM   #33 
  - Well to be fair you really should only compare the same time periods.  redqueen   Jan-22-08 10:45 AM   #37 
  - 4000 dead American soldiers and a million dead Iraqis. Didn't miss THAT one did she?  ccbombs   Jan-22-08 10:45 AM   #38 
  - Why pick 2001 for Clinton and 2005 for Obama?  SOS   Jan-22-08 11:11 AM   #40 
     - The key word is "since" meaning, upon becoming Senator. I'm not cherry picking numbers.  goldcanyonaz   Jan-22-08 12:37 PM   #41 
     - And Obama has missed 37.6% during the current Congress.  rinsd   Jan-22-08 12:40 PM   #43 
  - and Clinton voted yes on Kyle/Lieberman, and Edwards voted yes on the IWR  still_one   Jan-21-08 08:29 PM   #19 
  - And Obama coped-out on Kyle-Lieberman.  avaistheone1   Jan-21-08 10:47 PM   #31 
  - Did anyone ask about the at least 150 NOT VOTING  Bitwit1234   Jan-21-08 08:30 PM   #20 
  - what percentage of his votes were "present" ?  Scriptor Ignotus   Jan-21-08 08:42 PM   #21 
  - Is his middle name Hussein too?  izzybeans   Jan-21-08 08:44 PM   #22 
  - Yes.  CyberPieHole   Jan-21-08 09:56 PM   #25 
  - Yes, and.  izzybeans   Jan-21-08 10:25 PM   #26 
     - You brought up his name...so you must give a "damn" about it to some extent...n/t  CyberPieHole   Jan-21-08 10:42 PM   #27 
        - Nope I just put the other nonsensical talking point that started with GOP operatives into the thread  izzybeans   Jan-21-08 10:44 PM   #28 
           - Yeah...what we all need is a President who votes "Present"...that'll be change for the better...  CyberPieHole   Jan-21-08 11:16 PM   #32 
  - That's what the Hillary robocalls my friend in Reno got were saying  ccbombs   Jan-22-08 10:36 AM   #34 
     - Obama should kick his Mom's ass for naming him that...  GalleryGod   Jan-22-08 12:50 PM   #46 
  - It's getting too soft now, but the first part of the debate ROCKED  VarnettaTuckpocket   Jan-21-08 08:48 PM   #24 
  - It was, for Clinton,  ProSense   Jan-21-08 10:45 PM   #29 
  - Lost "her voice" again, back stage,I guess.  GalleryGod   Jan-22-08 12:52 PM   #47 
  - He got called on it, and shot the argument down.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-22-08 12:39 PM   #42 
  - I agree.  GalleryGod   Jan-22-08 12:42 PM   #45 
  - Obama always has an "explanation" for his bad votes  jackson_dem   Jan-22-08 12:55 PM   #49 
     - That's rich.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-22-08 12:58 PM   #50 
  - Wishin' and Hopin' and Hopin' and Wishin'  GalleryGod   Jan-22-08 12:41 PM   #44 
  - I was hoping Hillary or Edwards would have brought up  pirhana   Jan-22-08 12:52 PM   #48 
 

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