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robcon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-22-08 09:29 AM
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86. Kucinich is too stupid and naive to be president.
His Dept of Peace proposal on his site gives it away. He is dangerously unprepared to be president, IMO.
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  -WTF is wrong with people? Why not Kucinich? fenriswolf  Jan-21-08 11:51 PM   #0 
  - He frightens me. I look at him and the face of Leon Trotsky appears,  Lautremont   Jan-21-08 11:53 PM   #1 
  - lol  Radical Activist   Jan-21-08 11:55 PM   #3 
  - Are you saying that Kucinich's plans are communistic?  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-23-08 01:12 PM   #160 
  - I really do love him on the issues  Radical Activist   Jan-21-08 11:54 PM   #2 
  - cleveland is alive  fenriswolf   Jan-21-08 11:55 PM   #4 
  - I've seen how he runs his campaigns.  Radical Activist   Jan-21-08 11:57 PM   # 
  - he may not have funding  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 12:03 AM   #18 
  - yeah, better times after he left office  grytpype   Jan-22-08 12:07 AM   #24 
  - so what did he do  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 12:08 AM   #26 
  - Yeah, Cleveland is filthy rich now, doncha know.  BerryBush   Jan-22-08 05:38 AM   #62 
     - what did he do that was so wrong?  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 09:52 AM   #89 
  - bush has an mba and he ran the country into the ground.  cyclezealot   Jan-22-08 04:31 AM   #55 
     - Yeah . . . but that was by design --- in other words, Bush has succeeded --- !!!  defendandprotect   Jan-22-08 12:48 PM   #113 
        - right but bush didn't do shit  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 01:23 PM   #117 
           - Bush is as successful a puppet as Reagan was . . .  defendandprotect   Jan-22-08 01:44 PM   #123 
              - I would say everything kucinich is pushing  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 01:54 PM   #126 
  - As Molly Ivins said of Dennis, "He's got no Elvis." Unfortunately,  bob_weaver   Jan-21-08 11:56 PM   #5 
  - you care about positions though right?  fenriswolf   Jan-21-08 11:57 PM   #8 
  - Yes, I have voted for Kucinich in the past and donated money to him twice.  bob_weaver   Jan-21-08 11:58 PM   #15 
  - I thought Obama came off as the bloated, purple, dead on the toilet Elvis, tonight.  BringEmOn   Jan-22-08 12:20 AM   #33 
  - ...which is why I'm supporting Edwards. .. well, that AND ...  Impeachment_Monkey   Jan-22-08 02:19 AM   #48 
  - i'd never consider elvis as president.  cyclezealot   Jan-22-08 04:33 AM   #56 
  - by that reasoning  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-23-08 01:13 PM   #161 
  - Media protrayal, perhaps?  Art_from_Ark   Jan-21-08 11:56 PM   #6 
  - awsome so he has your support then?  fenriswolf   Jan-21-08 11:57 PM   #7 
  - He's got my vote in the primary  Art_from_Ark   Jan-22-08 12:00 AM   #16 
  - the media does this to all.  cyclezealot   Jan-22-08 04:40 AM   #57 
  - A Good Bet  NikolaC   Jan-22-08 06:54 AM   #73 
  - Because...  andino   Jan-21-08 11:57 PM   #9 
  - but you'd vote for him in the primary right?  fenriswolf   Jan-21-08 11:58 PM   #12 
  - No..  andino   Jan-22-08 12:08 AM   #25 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-22-08 04:42 AM   #58 
  - If you look at generic polls  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-23-08 01:16 PM   #163 
  - Because He's In LaLa Land, Is Borderline Delusional, And Couldn't Pull Off Almost Anything He Touts.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-21-08 11:57 PM   #10 
  - at this point  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 12:01 AM   #17 
  - Please expand on how LaLa Land equals human rights, workers rights and being against war.  Breeze54   Jan-22-08 12:03 AM   #19 
  - His Thinking That He Can Accomplish His Agenda By Being Elected President, Makes Him In Lala Land.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-22-08 12:15 AM   #31 
     - Oh ye of little faith...  Breeze54   Jan-22-08 12:29 AM   #35 
     - Maybe 15 Years From Now America Will Be More Ready.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-22-08 12:36 AM   #37 
     - Reality Can Be Changed  NikolaC   Jan-22-08 06:50 AM   #72 
  - Argue for your beliefs, and sure enough, they are yours.  Peake   Jan-22-08 08:35 AM   #79 
  - More Power To Ya. But I Really Don't See How That Directly Relates To My Reply.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-22-08 08:44 AM   #80 
     - "I believe in freedom and democracy as well (shame on you for implying otherwise)"  Peake   Jan-22-08 09:14 AM   #83 
  - I'm sorry, what City where you Mayor of?  rAVES   Jan-22-08 05:27 PM   #151 
  - Then how come in independent polls,  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-23-08 01:17 PM   #164 
  - I love D.K.!!!  cboy4   Jan-21-08 11:57 PM   #11 
  - No charisma  moobu2   Jan-21-08 11:58 PM   #13 
  - so he's got your support?  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 12:04 AM   #21 
  - Charisma is how you choose? - wtf? - How about the issues?!?  Breeze54   Jan-22-08 12:06 AM   #23 
  - It doesn't matter where your candidate stands on the issues...  yibbehobba   Jan-22-08 06:13 AM   #68 
  - LOL - here's why  Skittles   Jan-22-08 01:38 AM   #40 
  - Oh sweet Lowest common denominator voter.. how the GOP loves thee...  rAVES   Jan-22-08 05:27 PM   #152 
  - I love DK....  and-justice-for-all   Jan-21-08 11:58 PM   #14 
  - Because he won't come clean about the toupee!  JVS   Jan-22-08 12:04 AM   #20 
  - LOL  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 12:04 AM   #22 
  - He doesn't wear a toupee, does he? I thought he just overdid it with the JUST FOR MEN..  MADem   Jan-22-08 12:08 AM   #28 
     - he's got all the game he needs right at his side.  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 12:09 AM   #29 
     - If you're talking about his wife, he goes through those like crap through a goose  MADem   Jan-22-08 01:23 AM   #38 
        - Most Americans are married at least twice... He's typical not outlandish.  Breeze54   Jan-22-08 01:49 AM   #43 
        - Not typical for my state--we have a low divorce rate!  MADem   Jan-22-08 03:31 AM   #51 
           - Your state IS my state! - LMAO!!!  Breeze54   Jan-22-08 04:06 AM   #53 
           - Sure she's an adult, and so am I--and I think they look creepy together.  MADem   Jan-22-08 05:00 AM   #61 
           - Where are you? Is this a guaranteed martial bliss state -? Or . . .  defendandprotect   Jan-22-08 01:48 PM   #124 
              - No, it isn't a guaranteed martial bliss state but  Breeze54   Jan-22-08 05:19 PM   #150 
        - Why Is She Crazy?  NikolaC   Jan-22-08 07:02 AM   #75 
     - Look at the pic in post #11 Now try to imagine that patch of darker longer hair gone.  JVS   Jan-22-08 12:12 AM   #30 
        - Usually, the tip off is an "insincere" part...but you can't tell by that pic  MADem   Jan-22-08 01:25 AM   #39 
  - A pacifist will never win the popular vote in America.  PassingFair   Jan-22-08 12:08 AM   #27 
  - The American public is NOT going to elect a short male ectomorph. Sorry...shallow, but true.  NoodleyAppendage   Jan-22-08 12:18 AM   #32 
  - he's a gun-grabber.  QuestionAll   Jan-22-08 12:22 AM   #34 
  - BS!  Breeze54   Jan-22-08 12:30 AM   #36 
  - no...you get YOUR facts straight!  QuestionAll   Jan-22-08 08:19 AM   #78 
     - true as important as the second ammendment is  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 09:24 PM   #157 
  - Why do you put NT in the Message box? do you understand why people use NT?  rAVES   Jan-22-08 05:32 PM   #153 
  - I'm not sure why you're complaining...  ToeBot   Jan-22-08 01:44 AM   #41 
  - "they can pretend the Democratic Party actually cares ?"  Breeze54   Jan-22-08 01:56 AM   #45 
  - I think he's a jerk. I know people who know him who...  TreasonousBastard   Jan-22-08 01:46 AM   #42 
  - The Department of Ouija Boards.  2rth2pwr   Jan-22-08 01:54 AM   #44 
  - I know people who know people who are friends of people who know people  Breeze54   Jan-22-08 02:00 AM   #46 
  - Why do they think he's a jerk?  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-23-08 01:20 PM   #165 
  - CNN, ABC and NBC have convinced me that he's a crackpot  leftofthedial   Jan-22-08 02:02 AM   #47 
  - He's had pleny of  Breeze54   Jan-22-08 02:23 AM   #49 
  - He Ran A Crappy Campaign  KharmaTrain   Jan-22-08 02:32 AM   #50 
  - "build the coalitions and twist the arms to get bills passed"  bean fidhleir   Jan-22-08 06:38 AM   #70 
  - I love Kucinich but I think he is too radical  Horse with no Name   Jan-22-08 03:41 AM   #52 
  - "Dennis stands for a lot of what I believe." ~ But you just don't have any courage...  Breeze54   Jan-22-08 04:20 AM   #54 
  - Not what I said but nice try  Horse with no Name   Jan-22-08 04:53 AM   #60 
     - He's electable. He's already WON more elections than the other three have even been in  bean fidhleir   Jan-22-08 05:13 PM   #149 
  - I think you might be confused.  bean fidhleir   Jan-22-08 06:32 AM   #69 
  - what the hell is a 360 turn?  riverdale   Jan-22-08 09:30 AM   #87 
  - So you mean 180.. 360 would bring us full circle..  glowing   Jan-22-08 10:31 AM   #104 
  - If we don't make radical and immediate changes, neither we nor the planet will be here -- !!!  defendandprotect   Jan-22-08 01:53 PM   #125 
  - Danged if I know!  caseycoon   Jan-22-08 04:43 AM   #59 
  - THIS ATTITUDE from his supporters and campaign. n/t  yibbehobba   Jan-22-08 05:39 AM   #63 
  - You  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 09:57 AM   #90 
     - This from someone...  yibbehobba   Jan-22-08 04:23 PM   #139 
        - i wanted some discussion on the subject  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 05:11 PM   #148 
           - I will try to dig up some of my old posts for you.  yibbehobba   Jan-22-08 06:30 PM   #154 
              - very succinct and valid points and some are matters of opinion  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 07:03 PM   #155 
  - If he cannot run a competent primary campaign, it is unlikely that he  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-22-08 05:42 AM   #64 
  - He deserves the vote, but if you don't want hillary or obama, he's not the one that will prevent it.  deacon   Jan-22-08 05:52 AM   #65 
  - Face it. Most Dems are Hillaryites.  Voltaire99   Jan-22-08 05:56 AM   #66 
  - Or, Face it, most dems aren't actual liberals/lefties, even though the system WANTS them to believe  Echo In Light   Jan-22-08 06:46 AM   #71 
  - how about we all work on this together...  tomp   Jan-22-08 11:52 PM   #158 
  - I like Dennis alot  BearSquirrel2   Jan-22-08 06:05 AM   #67 
  - He "lost to 'none of the above'" because he's relentlessly marginalized  bean fidhleir   Jan-22-08 05:02 PM   #146 
  - Don't have one.  Jamastiene   Jan-22-08 06:56 AM   #74 
  - Because he's ineffective, frankly.  nonconformist   Jan-22-08 07:16 AM   #76 
  - The ability to lead- Either you have it or you don't  Marrah_G   Jan-22-08 07:42 AM   #77 
  - No. The mainline media isn't instructing people to follow him  Echo In Light   Jan-22-08 09:05 AM   #82 
  - oh he's leading  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 10:00 AM   #91 
     - I think you miss what I was saying  Marrah_G   Jan-22-08 12:03 PM   #112 
  - the problem with DK is he can't even win his home state in a primary  book_worm   Jan-22-08 08:47 AM   #81 
  - I used to think he was OK, then he brought up the words "Ron Paul"  Anarcho-Socialist   Jan-22-08 09:27 AM   #84 
  - look up some more articles on that  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 10:01 AM   #92 
  - Kucinich killed my dad  EstimatedProphet   Jan-22-08 09:29 AM   #85 
  - details, please  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-23-08 01:22 PM   #166 
  - Kucinich is too stupid and naive to be president.  robcon   Jan-22-08 09:29 AM   #86 
  - naive?  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 10:04 AM   #95 
  - Inept and ineffective.  midlife_mo_Jo   Jan-22-08 09:43 AM   #88 
  - no action?  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 10:03 AM   #93 
     - probably more accurate to say "no accomplishments" rather than "no action"  onenote   Jan-22-08 10:18 AM   #98 
        - it takes people behind you for accomplishments  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 10:24 AM   #101 
        - and if you can't get people "behind you", are lack leadership skills  onenote   Jan-22-08 11:01 AM   #108 
        - Thank you. "No accomplishments" is what I meant.  midlife_mo_Jo   Jan-22-08 10:54 AM   #106 
  - No one on planet earth would vote for a gnome  cgrindley   Jan-22-08 10:04 AM   #94 
  - That's how we wound up with Ronald Reagan. n/t  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-23-08 01:23 PM   #167 
  - 2 reasons  MagsDem   Jan-22-08 10:11 AM   #96 
  - so what did he do that was so bad?  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 10:16 AM   #97 
  - Honestly, I'm too old to remember the details  MagsDem   Jan-22-08 10:23 AM   #100 
     - thanks for being honest  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 10:26 AM   #102 
        - DK motto - "My way or the highway."  midlife_mo_Jo   Jan-22-08 10:57 AM   #107 
  - He ran for state office, I believe  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-23-08 01:24 PM   #168 
  - The sheeple obey the teevee  notsodumbhillbilly   Jan-22-08 10:18 AM   #99 
  - The last thing we need is 4 more years of gridlock  turtlensue   Jan-22-08 10:31 AM   #103 
  - Because he can't govern  theboss   Jan-22-08 10:52 AM   #105 
  - I'll Be Blunt  Crisco   Jan-22-08 11:01 AM   #109 
  - just like carter right?  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 11:06 AM   #110 
  - Carter was actually very likeable  midlife_mo_Jo   Jan-22-08 01:06 PM   #115 
     - he was still considered somewhat of a "dork"  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 01:33 PM   #119 
        - But he could still connect with people  midlife_mo_Jo   Jan-22-08 01:37 PM   #120 
  - Thanks very much for being honest  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-23-08 01:26 PM   #169 
  - Why not Kucinich? Why not ask, "Why not Elrond"?  dave123williams   Jan-22-08 11:33 AM   #111 
  - He's a woo-woo  DinoBoy   Jan-22-08 12:50 PM   #114 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-22-08 01:12 PM   #116 
  - Nice personal attack!  DinoBoy   Jan-22-08 02:47 PM   #127 
     - thanks for actually starting a good discussion  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 02:55 PM   #128 
        - No response? How typical!  DinoBoy   Jan-22-08 02:57 PM   #129 
           - oh i thought you were leaving  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 03:02 PM   #130 
              - The Department of Peace already exists, they just call it the Department of State  DinoBoy   Jan-22-08 03:14 PM   #131 
                 - what is a woo woo? and what absurd ideas does he have?  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 03:22 PM   #132 
                    - Like I've said, I like some of his ideas  DinoBoy   Jan-22-08 03:42 PM   #133 
                       - interesting points  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 04:00 PM   #134 
                          - woo-woo refers to astrology and "new age" belief systems  DinoBoy   Jan-22-08 04:07 PM   #135 
                             - right i understood the first time  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 04:11 PM   #136 
                                - That's not what I was talking about and you know it  DinoBoy   Jan-22-08 04:14 PM   #137 
                                   - you responded like I didnt understand the term  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 04:23 PM   #138 
                                      - You responded implying you thought woo meant hope truth, justice, etc  DinoBoy   Jan-22-08 04:26 PM   #140 
                                         - this symbol "=/" means not equal to fyi  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 04:32 PM   #141 
                                            - actually, "=/=" means "not equal to"  DinoBoy   Jan-22-08 04:44 PM   #144 
                                               - hehe k ill take my obsfucating butt elsewhere maybe to a  fenriswolf   Jan-22-08 04:57 PM   #145 
  - In other words,  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-23-08 01:28 PM   #170 
     - Ya that's it  DinoBoy   Jan-23-08 06:35 PM   #171 
  - Because standing up for your convictions is hard.  flvegan   Jan-22-08 01:28 PM   #118 
  - Actually, it's easier to "stand up" for your principles than it is to get down in the trenches  midlife_mo_Jo   Jan-22-08 01:39 PM   #121 
  - My "excuse" is that his campaign staff are morons.  redqueen   Jan-22-08 01:41 PM   #122 
  - Nothing wrong with me.  cobalt1999   Jan-22-08 04:34 PM   #142 
  - No excuse...I am voting for him  judy   Jan-22-08 04:38 PM   #143 
  - 1) His voting record on women's rights  PeaceNikki   Jan-22-08 05:08 PM   #147 
  - He lost me (former strong supporter) with his "Ron Paul for VP" talk and Iowa endorsement of Obama  Stop Cornyn   Jan-22-08 07:06 PM   #156 
  - Kucinich is my candidate  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-23-08 12:34 PM   #159 
  - Not speaking up for Gravel. Iowa endorsement of Obama. Still considering him though  robbedvoter   Jan-23-08 01:14 PM   #162 
 

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