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Clinton rally overflows at Brush High School
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Edited on Sat Feb-16-08 01:04 AM by Algorem

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...Clinton's Lyndhurst rally drew diehard supporters along with a crowd star-struck at the chance to be near a celebrity and to be a part of the election process. So many people flocked to the school that traffic backed up on Mayfield Road, parking lots were gridlocked and people parked on side streets.

Lines grew so long two hours before the rally that they had to be shifted, frustrating those who lost their choice spots. After packing the gym, the crowd spilled over into the school's performing-arts center and cafeteria, where they watched on closed-circuit television.

U.S. Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, who has accompanied Clinton across the state this week before finally bringing her to her district, introduced Clinton as "my candidate" and the oft-repeated "next president of the United States" with a throaty roar.

Clinton, flanked by retired Gen. Wesley Clark and a cadre of Ohio politicians, peppered her speech with shots at the Bush administration, decrying reckless spending, having two oilmen run the White House and a culture of fear and fatalism...
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  -Clinton rally overflows at Brush High School Algorem  Feb-16-08 12:34 AM   #0 
  - "the candidate of, from and for the middle class of America" - nice. Go HIllary!  Skip Intro   Feb-16-08 12:39 AM   #1 
  - I'd like to see those tax filings.  chascarrillo   Feb-16-08 12:45 AM   #2 
  - An Obama supporter using "faux." C'mon, really.  Skip Intro   Feb-16-08 12:49 AM   #4 
  - ~~cricket, cricket~~  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 12:51 AM   #7 
  - Please. You know if she released them, they'd be nitpicked to death.  Straight Shooter   Feb-16-08 12:58 AM   #10 
  - A fishing expedition on the part of the Obama campaign. How much did he pay for that halo?  Skip Intro   Feb-16-08 01:03 AM   #18 
  - I don't know, but pretty soon he's going to need something for that halo.  Straight Shooter   Feb-16-08 01:09 AM   #25 
  - Then why did she say she'll release them in the General Election?  chascarrillo   Feb-16-08 08:02 AM   #72 
  - Erm, No. This is more like Kerry released HIS tax returns. And eventually Teresa's as well.  cryingshame   Feb-16-08 08:33 AM   #77 
  - You missed the paper again......  BlackVelvet04   Feb-16-08 09:18 AM   #83 
     - OH MY --that is GREAT  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 09:29 AM   #90 
     - Feel free to use it....  BlackVelvet04   Feb-16-08 09:47 AM   #100 
        - Thanks--  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 09:51 AM   #105 
     - Do you think that a multi-millionaire is "middle class"?  chascarrillo   Feb-16-08 09:33 AM   #92 
     - ROTFLMAO!  in_cog_ni_to   Feb-16-08 01:25 PM   #111 
  - Wellesley Young Republicans...  ingac70   Feb-16-08 12:51 AM   #6 
  - Oh, Ok.  Skip Intro   Feb-16-08 01:01 AM   #16 
  - Hillary at College  bigtree   Feb-16-08 01:05 AM   #20 
  - "I came of age on the crest of tumultuous social change"--yes. she did. yes  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:24 AM   #42 
  - I like to see pictures of Hillary's early life.  Window   Feb-16-08 06:16 AM   #71 
     - thanks for the kind words. I, in turn, would like to say that Obama is a good Democrat  bigtree   Feb-16-08 08:32 AM   #76 
     - You are welcome and thank you also.  Window   Feb-16-08 09:06 AM   #79 
     - Look at THIS picture! She was just as beautiful then as she is now.  in_cog_ni_to   Feb-16-08 01:51 PM   #112 
  - another cricket--repeating the same ol garage day after day wk after wk --no creativity-  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:13 AM   #31 
  - ooops, you, too..............  BlackVelvet04   Feb-16-08 09:48 AM   #102 
  - I don't undrstand that - I'm middle class, but I"m not looking for a candidate who will only work  heraldsqure   Feb-16-08 09:20 AM   #85 
     - Hillary inspires many --as does Obama from all walks of life.  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 09:27 AM   #88 
  - A high school.. really? wow, 2,500 people all in one place. well good for her, she has improved  Johnny__Motown   Feb-16-08 12:47 AM   #3 
  - lol  loveangelc   Feb-16-08 12:49 AM   #5 
  - kick you outta here.  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:26 AM   #44 
  - Hillary is into talking serous issue--not SWOONing the crowd for the media.  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 12:59 AM   #12 
  - "Vote for Hillary! " came a shout from the audience.~~ YES PLEASE DO~~  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:00 AM   #14 
  - That's because she's Teachin', not Preachin'  Straight Shooter   Feb-16-08 01:05 AM   #19 
  - :-)  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:08 AM   #24 
  - So why are supporters bragging about this crowd? make up your minds please  Johnny__Motown   Feb-16-08 01:11 AM   #27 
  - I'm not bragging. I like small venues, up close and personal.  Straight Shooter   Feb-16-08 01:20 AM   #39 
  - I was talking about the original post, "bragging" that a high school overflowed  Johnny__Motown   Feb-16-08 01:22 AM   #40 
  - But you responded to my post.  Straight Shooter   Feb-16-08 01:25 AM   #43 
  - Its the headline from the newspaper.  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 09:28 AM   #89 
  - you must like 35% of the vote, too -nt  CalGator   Feb-16-08 03:59 AM   #68 
  - Why are you ASSuming anyway is? --go find something to whin about  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:28 AM   #45 
  - I like your comments , Straight  CatnHat   Feb-16-08 03:26 AM   #67 
  - LOL! I was waiting for that one.  Window   Feb-16-08 06:06 AM   #69 
  - Should have held it at CSU Convocation Center  OzarkDem   Feb-16-08 08:20 AM   #73 
  - You'd think Hillary supporters could have a thread where Oduers didn't just piss all over it.  Skip Intro   Feb-16-08 12:56 AM   #8 
  - Could You Provide A Link To One?  JimGinPA   Feb-16-08 12:59 AM   #13 
  - Yes I can. Here: "Obama basketball pics" - link:  Skip Intro   Feb-16-08 01:05 AM   #21 
     - Thanks nt  JimGinPA   Feb-16-08 01:13 AM   #30 
  - I started two positive threads today on Hillary and they were POOPed repeatedly by Obambabies  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:07 AM   #22 
  - But, Obama supporters can't have  zidzi   Feb-16-08 01:18 AM   #36 
  - your groupie generally does more and you know that.  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:20 AM   #38 
  - Have a look at this thread and get back to me, ok?  Skip Intro   Feb-16-08 02:02 AM   #56 
     - Same thing with fucking  zidzi   Feb-16-08 01:00 PM   #110 
  - They don't have anything else to do  OzarkDem   Feb-16-08 08:22 AM   #74 
  - HillaryL Let's go make history together."---YOU GO GAL~ YES YOU CAN~ YES WE CAN~  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 12:57 AM   #9 
  - Wow...overflowing at a high school  hnmnf   Feb-16-08 12:58 AM   #11 
  - such a PARROT you are---someone upstream beat you to it--be original  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:01 AM   #15 
     - yikes  Skip Intro   Feb-16-08 01:17 AM   #35 
        - another hit and run Obamakid  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:18 AM   #37 
  - Clinton, flanked by retired Gen. Wesley Clark!-- WHO--Wes was there YEAH  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:03 AM   #17 
  - Kick for Clark!  bigtree   Feb-16-08 01:07 AM   #23 
     - and a shout out for WES  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:16 AM   #33 
  - "I'm bullish on America. I think our best days are ahead," Clinton said.  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:10 AM   #26 
  - traffic chopper was showing the line on ch. 19 woio news this after-  Algorem   Feb-16-08 01:11 AM   #28 
  - glad to hear that the local news picked it up thanks  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:15 AM   #32 
  - whoo hoo!!  LadyVT   Feb-16-08 01:12 AM   #29 
  - NEEDS SOME recS  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:16 AM   #34 
  - Just did. Needs more.  Yossariant   Feb-16-08 01:24 AM   #41 
  - ~ALL FIRED-UP FOR THE LADY~ YES SHE CAN, YES WE CAN~  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:38 AM   #49 
     - What a great picture of America!  Yossariant   Feb-16-08 01:50 AM   #52 
        - Yes it is.  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 09:24 AM   #86 
  - done.....n/t  BlackVelvet04   Feb-16-08 09:57 AM   #108 
  - WHOW---U.S. Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, --INtroduced Hillary  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:29 AM   #46 
  - stephanie tubbs jones?  Tarheel_Dem   Feb-16-08 02:45 AM   #64 
  - So many people are dissed just because of who they support. Shameful  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 09:31 AM   #91 
  - She's a fantastic person and a great legislator.  bigtree   Feb-16-08 09:20 AM   #84 
  - that poster said she used to respect Tubbs-Jones. but.........  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 09:39 AM   #96 
  - "I am thrilled to have her as my friend and as a strong supporter in my campaign."  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 09:41 AM   #98 
     - yeah, well i hope ms. jones doesn't find herself on the wrong end  Tarheel_Dem   Feb-16-08 08:59 PM   #114 
  - Clinton's Lyndhurst rally drew diehard supporters along with a crowd  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 01:36 AM   #47 
  - Hillary is pulling a small percentage of the Obama arena draws!  ErnestoG   Feb-16-08 01:37 AM   #48 
  - and she's still leading in polling there  bigtree   Feb-16-08 01:40 AM   #51 
     - you mean like Obama's leading in delegates?  ErnestoG   Feb-16-08 01:51 AM   #53 
        - no, in the polling. consistent lead.  bigtree   Feb-16-08 01:58 AM   #54 
           - Oh, polls. like the ones in NH, etc. LOL  ErnestoG   Feb-16-08 02:01 AM   #55 
              - no. just the ones in Ohio.  bigtree   Feb-16-08 02:06 AM   #59 
                 - Selective poll advocacy! Nice  ErnestoG   Feb-16-08 02:16 AM   #62 
  - From the article, 2,500 people - that's impressive. Wow.  babylonsister   Feb-16-08 01:38 AM   #50 
  - Yes it is.  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 09:33 AM   #93 
  - Lesson One in putting on candidate events: get a small venue if you can't draw big crowds  TexasObserver   Feb-16-08 02:03 AM   #57 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-16-08 02:04 AM   #58 
  - Thats why when she comes to Madison on Sunday, she is speaking at a place that may hold 5,000  hnmnf   Feb-16-08 02:09 AM   #60 
  - Maybe she should get Oprah to fill some seats?  Skip Intro   Feb-16-08 02:15 AM   #61 
  - Maybe..cuz Obama doesnt need her to fill em.  hnmnf   Feb-16-08 02:21 AM   #63 
  - Hillary needs events with Obama so she can draw an audience over a few thousand.  TexasObserver   Feb-16-08 03:15 AM   #66 
  - She has Bill to do that  catgirl   Feb-16-08 09:11 AM   #80 
  - All Hillary has left are Illusions and Delusions. Hence, small venues.  TexasObserver   Feb-16-08 03:14 AM   #65 
  - That's because she's Teachin', not Preachin'---from another supporter -but fits here also  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 09:47 AM   #101 
  - Hillary likes to really talk WITH the people--not merely SWOON the audiance.  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 09:38 AM   #95 
  - Tell them that doors open 2 hours early  Bleachers7   Feb-16-08 09:13 AM   #81 
  - (Sound of Obamites squirming uncomfortably.)  Perry Logan   Feb-16-08 06:08 AM   #70 
  - Wow!!  workinclasszero   Feb-16-08 08:24 AM   #75 
  - Several Obama folk have already mocked that issue--Got anything original?  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 09:53 AM   #106 
  - It's getting to the point where I can't look at Obama's face  sueragingroz   Feb-16-08 08:41 AM   #78 
  - LOL, how the trolls fool you  catgirl   Feb-16-08 09:16 AM   #82 
     - Why don't you call out these alleged trolls, instead of calling out their online victims! nt  MassDemm   Feb-16-08 09:36 AM   #94 
     - oh i get that.... I was making the point to the "true" supporters of Obama  sueragingroz   Feb-16-08 09:57 AM   #107 
  - KICK for the morning crowd  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 09:25 AM   #87 
  - Self delete  ericgtr   Feb-16-08 09:40 AM   #97 
  - Nice---Now go start your own Obama thread--  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 09:43 AM   #99 
     - It was in bad taste, I admit  ericgtr   Feb-16-08 09:49 AM   #103 
        - Thank you.  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 09:50 AM   #104 
  - K&R n/t  BlackVelvet04   Feb-16-08 10:08 AM   #109 
  - K for the mid afternoon crowd  rodeodance   Feb-16-08 03:27 PM   #113 
  - It was dishonest of you not to note the crowd size. Guess you  ORDem   Feb-17-08 06:52 PM   #115 

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