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JVS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-05-08 01:57 AM
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56. I was just referring to the war issue, where Kerry was particularly hindered by his past.
But what you say sounds about right.
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  -I agree. "Now It Gets Dangerous for Democrats" madfloridian  Mar-05-08 12:01 AM   #0 
  - Maybe She'll Start Running A More Positive Campaign Now?  trynotto_giveuphope   Mar-05-08 12:02 AM   #1 
  - Apparently she can't get enough pledged delegates, so why be nice?  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 12:04 AM   #4 
  - Not! Bloody! Likely!  LongTomH   Mar-05-08 12:06 AM   #6 
  - No, she's following Republican advisor, Bill Kristol's  ikojo   Mar-05-08 12:15 AM   #16 
  - Kristol is small potatoes--the big cheese is Rove  Mystery2Me   Mar-05-08 10:00 AM   #82 
  - You're funny. : ) n/t  krkaufman   Mar-05-08 12:21 AM   #22 
  - Oh, thanks for the laugh! A wannabe-cheater, liar and thief like her?  Zhade   Mar-05-08 12:46 AM   #35 
  - Something else LImbaugh said.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 12:04 AM   #2 
  - And Obama supporters don't care about  brensgrrl   Mar-05-08 12:20 AM   #20 
  - Three cheers for you!  Andromeda   Mar-05-08 01:19 AM   #44 
  - And Then the Middle Aged and Elderly Voted for Reagan  Demeter   Mar-05-08 04:49 AM   #59 
  - Bigoted, ageist rubbish.  Jim Sagle   Mar-05-08 06:28 AM   #63 
  - So Glad Your Life Wasn't Derailed, Blighted or Destroyed  Demeter   Mar-05-08 06:49 AM   #64 
  - How is it bigoted to point out the truth?  thecatburgler   Mar-05-08 10:25 AM   #85 
  - I wasn't old then, and I didn't  Andromeda   Mar-06-08 01:20 AM   #133 
     - Agree on all points. nt  DemBones DemBones   Mar-06-08 07:49 AM   #136 
  - Hooray for the biggest voting block in the country!  JNelson6563   Mar-05-08 07:26 AM   #66 
  - Here's a shocker  Bluenorthwest   Mar-05-08 09:46 AM   #79 
  - Actually, in my state and many others they're running for office  loyalsister   Mar-05-08 10:35 AM   #89 
  - Registered voters and those who vote  JNelson6563   Mar-05-08 12:31 PM   #113 
  - Julie, you know better than that! If you don't, read  DemBones DemBones   Mar-06-08 07:51 AM   #137 
  - And you shouldn't dismiss the young  BornBlue   Mar-05-08 11:10 AM   #100 
  - Yah, getting the young involved is a bad thing  catgirl   Mar-05-08 09:21 AM   #69 
  - Obama will  marions ghost   Mar-05-08 09:45 AM   #78 
  - Ya know what? I've been meeting a lot of those "older, rural folks" these past few months  thecatburgler   Mar-05-08 10:22 AM   #83 
  - Are you saying the people you describe are democratic voters? Really? Because the people in my  rosebud57   Mar-05-08 08:06 PM   #123 
     - This is my experience working on the primary campaign.  thecatburgler   Mar-05-08 10:33 PM   #127 
  - So older, rural folks aren't concerned about social security?  me b zola   Mar-05-08 11:36 AM   #109 
  - Oh please ..your post is so full of bullshit..  zidzi   Mar-05-08 08:15 PM   #124 
  - Hear! Hear! His campaign has been very divisive,  DemBones DemBones   Mar-06-08 07:46 AM   #135 
  - I Can't Help Myself Here... I MISS John Edwards!! I Wonder If I'll Ever  ChiciB1   Mar-05-08 12:30 AM   #30 
     - I agree with you.  mac56   Mar-05-08 05:53 AM   #62 
     - I'll never stop wondering what COULD have been. We really blew it this time!  Blue State Native   Mar-05-08 09:53 AM   #80 
        - I agree..............  pauldg0   Mar-06-08 10:35 PM   #146 
  - The Clintons only care about the Clintons  Larkspur   Mar-05-08 12:04 AM   #3 
  - Watch the video I posted. It was odd Dean said that about keeping the party together.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 12:06 AM   #8 
  - what was so odd about it?  amborin   Mar-05-08 01:36 AM   #48 
     - BWAHAA! Hillary a "brilliant progressive"? NOT! n/t  antigop   Mar-05-08 05:17 AM   #61 
     - Garnished from your paycheck=out of pocket  catgirl   Mar-05-08 09:25 AM   #70 
     - Garnished from your paycheck=out of pocket  catgirl   Mar-05-08 09:25 AM   #71 
     - Voluntary= mandatory  Bluenorthwest   Mar-05-08 09:59 AM   #81 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-05-08 10:42 AM   #91 
     - did the $54 Million Junior Sen propose health care in NY?  WillYourVoteBCounted   Mar-05-08 11:12 AM   #101 
     - Flyers eh?  BornBlue   Mar-05-08 11:22 AM   #108 
  - You Are 100% Correct  Yavin4   Mar-05-08 12:12 AM   #13 
  - It's similar to Kerry's situation in 2004  JVS   Mar-05-08 12:14 AM   #15 
     - I think Kerry was a victim in 2004.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 01:51 AM   #55 
        - I was just referring to the war issue, where Kerry was particularly hindered by his past.  JVS   Mar-05-08 01:57 AM   #56 
  - they've made their $54 million, are happy to help the GOP regain majority  WillYourVoteBCounted   Mar-05-08 11:13 AM   #102 
  - seems to be the case  RainDog   Mar-05-08 11:39 PM   #130 
  - The Obamas only care about the Obamas.  DemBones DemBones   Mar-06-08 09:20 AM   #141 
  - Now it becomes true gutter politics  nomorewhopper   Mar-05-08 12:05 AM   #5 
  - Negativity works, the drug accusations, the race baiting worked well for Obama.  joshcryer   Mar-05-08 12:06 AM   #7 
  - I hate this shit. We don't work like Republicans.  rusty quoin   Mar-05-08 12:07 AM   #9 
  - Clinton does.  Zhade   Mar-05-08 12:48 AM   #36 
     - Clinton does.  bushmeat   Mar-05-08 02:27 PM   #115 
  - I don't know what to think; I've read so many  babylonsister   Mar-05-08 12:09 AM   #10 
  - She can't be winning yet....the caucuses mostly have not been counted.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 12:11 AM   #12 
  - Hillary got the popular vote in TX. What is debatable about this fact?  joshcryer   Mar-05-08 12:21 AM   #23 
     - only 5% of caucus votes counted.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 12:25 AM   #27 
        - OK.  joshcryer   Mar-05-08 01:34 AM   #47 
           - Caucuses represent informed, committed opinions  Divernan   Mar-05-08 04:00 PM   #119 
  - More positive news for Obama from TX caucus in 2 precincts - only 1 Clinton delegate.  Divernan   Mar-05-08 03:56 PM   #117 
  - I agree. Who ever wins this now will be easy picking for the repugs in the GE in '08.  PFunk   Mar-05-08 12:11 AM   #11 
  - It would be nice if Dean would confront her concerning her negative campaigning.  JVS   Mar-05-08 12:13 AM   #14 
  - Watch the video. He met with party leaders to see how to save the party.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 12:28 AM   #28 
  - Yep. Good ol' Democrats.  americanstranger   Mar-05-08 12:15 AM   #17 
  - Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory  peace frog   Mar-05-08 12:43 AM   #34 
     - Oh, you know it's coming.  americanstranger   Mar-05-08 01:14 AM   #42 
  - Judging from the Obama speech,  ClayZ   Mar-05-08 12:17 AM   #18 
  - I think Obama should declare a truce, no more negative (damaging) campaigning  tridim   Mar-05-08 12:19 AM   #19 
  - That seems like a good strategy  gravity   Mar-05-08 12:22 AM   #24 
  - But...  RUMMYisFROSTED   Mar-05-08 09:30 AM   #73 
  - I think this is good stuff  Johonny   Mar-05-08 12:21 AM   #21 
  - Yes, it is about rescuing the Clintons.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 12:23 AM   #25 
  - and they want to reward the rule-breaker states of FL & MI  SoCalDem   Mar-05-08 12:24 AM   #26 
  - it is called Politics and is not for the faint of heart  GoldieAZ49   Mar-05-08 12:28 AM   #29 
  - Then she will be the nominee because of attacks.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 12:30 AM   #31 
  - The game doesn't change just cuz you want it to  GoldieAZ49   Mar-05-08 12:36 AM   #32 
     - Mark my words...  writes3000   Mar-05-08 12:39 AM   #33 
     - You are so right. n/t  Daphne08   Mar-05-08 12:51 AM   #38 
     - re"She cannot afford to mock, belittle and insult the millions of people  AlinPA   Mar-05-08 09:39 AM   #75 
     - Ohio Gov: following their heart without engaging their head in the process.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 09:41 AM   #76 
     - Then the party will go back to the old way of doing things.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 12:51 AM   #37 
        - These tactics could destroy the party  AikidoSoul   Mar-05-08 01:56 PM   #114 
  - One question that I have is Hillary always saying  Kool Kitty   Mar-05-08 01:00 AM   #40 
  - I wonder which Hillary will answer the phone  foxer   Mar-05-08 09:43 AM   #77 
  - The feeling I get from Sen. Clinton is.....  PatGund   Mar-06-08 06:04 PM   #145 
  - and it's also bad  johnnydrama   Mar-05-08 12:58 AM   #39 
  - This came to mind today. The tactics we use against each other....  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 01:09 AM   #41 
  - Not dangerous -transparent  depakid   Mar-05-08 01:17 AM   #43 
  - Dangerous actually.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 01:29 AM   #45 
  - Wait until Barack Obama goes negative.  Pigwidgeon   Mar-05-08 01:32 AM   #46 
  - "Wait"? He hasn't been negative all this time?  joshcryer   Mar-05-08 01:36 AM   #49 
  - Obama's campaign sent those misleading Ohio health care flyers  amborin   Mar-05-08 01:40 AM   #51 
  - What about HRC's misleading flyers in NH about Obama's record on choice?  thecatburgler   Mar-05-08 10:31 AM   #88 
  - You're right. My mistake. I regret the error.  Pigwidgeon   Mar-05-08 02:47 AM   #58 
  - She has been way too nice to the guy from Chicago,  DemBones DemBones   Mar-06-08 08:13 AM   #138 
  - There is no aura of perfection around anyone.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 01:36 AM   #50 
     - classiness?  amborin   Mar-05-08 01:43 AM   #52 
        - Oh, god.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 01:47 AM   #53 
        - Why don't you say it one more time?  catgirl   Mar-05-08 09:32 AM   #74 
        - So you're saying she WASN"T on the Walmart Board! What alternate universe are you in?  Divernan   Mar-05-08 03:59 PM   #118 
           - Yes, she was, but Sam Walton was alive then and  DemBones DemBones   Mar-06-08 08:25 AM   #139 
  - The criterium is not who is the best candidate...just who can weather attacks the best.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 01:49 AM   #54 
  - Who has the best plan, sounds more like it to me. And that is Obama.  babylonsister   Mar-05-08 01:59 AM   #57 
  - Win at all costs  BayjanDem   Mar-05-08 05:04 AM   #60 
  - it has become abundantly clear that the Clintons care about the Clintons more than the party.  FLDem5   Mar-05-08 07:03 AM   #65 
  - Rove tactic #1 is to attack your opponent's strengths.  MilesColtrane   Mar-05-08 08:47 AM   #67 
  - HRC is Republican Lite.  NOLALady   Mar-05-08 08:48 AM   #68 
  - And so is Barack Obama.  readmoreoften   Mar-05-08 09:28 AM   #72 
     - agreed but polls show he can beat mcain while she cant  natrat   Mar-05-08 10:42 AM   #92 
  - *sigh*  redqueen   Mar-05-08 10:25 AM   #84 
  - I was not against Hillary at the beginning....that is the scary part.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 10:27 AM   #86 
  - So I'm not the only one???  Hell Hath No Fury   Mar-05-08 11:17 AM   #106 
     - We can not watch her or George Bush.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 12:07 PM   #110 
  - I had read that Howard Dean was pushing the Obama campaign.  DemBones DemBones   Mar-05-08 10:31 AM   #87 
  - Spreading things that are not true....devastating to our party.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 10:39 AM   #90 
  - "On the other hand, if they run wrong, and seek to destroy Obama by any means necessary, they could  mzmolly   Mar-05-08 10:45 AM   #93 
  - Why do people want to put lacey panties on Obama  Gman   Mar-05-08 10:48 AM   #94 
  - That is ugly and NOT what this is about.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 10:50 AM   #95 
  - Well then quit treating Obama like he's so fragile  Gman   Mar-05-08 10:55 AM   #96 
     - It is about sarcasm and "celestial choirs" and "skies opening"  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 11:09 AM   #99 
        - I've never seen utter contempt like  Gman   Mar-05-08 11:17 AM   #105 
        - We're Contemptuous Of Hillary Clinton and her Supporters....  midora   Mar-05-08 04:04 PM   #120 
        - Obama gave the "epiphany" speech, telling a crowd that they would  DemBones DemBones   Mar-06-08 06:28 AM   #134 
  - If we can agree to leave Obama's panties on...  FloriTexan   Mar-05-08 11:15 AM   #104 
     - Deal!  Gman   Mar-05-08 11:20 AM   #107 
  - Snatching defeat out of the jaws of victory  Yael   Mar-05-08 10:55 AM   #97 
  - Link to the Texas Caucus Results...  FloriTexan   Mar-05-08 11:06 AM   #98 
  - Thanks, will take a look.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 11:14 AM   #103 
  - Going ultra-negative will hurt Obama  OzarkDem   Mar-05-08 12:09 PM   #111 
     - The poster simply presented the caucus results link.  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 12:10 PM   #112 
  - Kick and Recommend  AikidoSoul   Mar-05-08 03:42 PM   #116 
  - Zellary's determinination to win at any cost is all we need to know about her loyalty to the party  mistertrickster   Mar-05-08 04:52 PM   #121 
  - What's that smell?  OzarkDem   Mar-05-08 08:18 PM   #125 
  - Yeah, I've only posted about 2500 times here.  mistertrickster   Mar-06-08 03:42 PM   #143 
  - Couldn't agree more.  chill_wind   Mar-05-08 10:06 PM   #126 
     - Thank you. So many people around here want to pretend that when a  mistertrickster   Mar-06-08 03:44 PM   #144 
  - Because (apparently) if Hillary dropped out today...  Timbuk3   Mar-05-08 05:09 PM   #122 
  - grow up! if your candidate's strategy is to pout and demand that all opposition drop out, then *he*  VotesForWomen   Mar-05-08 11:03 PM   #128 
  - Was that ugly response to me? To my post?  madfloridian   Mar-05-08 11:06 PM   #129 
     - Well, here is one mad Floridian  Turner Ashby   Mar-06-08 12:34 AM   #131 
     - You're quick on the uptake. nt  DemBones DemBones   Mar-06-08 08:46 AM   #140 
  - Don't everybody panic. The problems of the Democrats aren't really problems.  Missouri Blue   Mar-06-08 01:17 AM   #132 
  - dignity??? from HRC?  themartyred   Mar-06-08 01:54 PM   #142 
 

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