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Benhurst Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-06-08 11:54 AM
Response to Reply #7
11. If that's the best we can do,
then I've lost all "Hope."

We had some good candidates, but we are now left with what has floated to the top.
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  -I am not an Obamaite or an Obamaton I am a Fucking Democrat walldude  Mar-06-08 11:45 AM   #0 
  - I dumped Obama when he praised Reagan and accused Clinton of attacking MLK.  jobycom   Mar-06-08 11:46 AM   #1 
  - I did too  leftofcool   Mar-06-08 11:48 AM   #3 
  - ditto here + his threat to pre-emptively attack Pakistan ... n/t  JorgeTheGood   Mar-06-08 11:52 AM   #9 
     - So you're in the camp that real live terrorists (some do exist) ...  krkaufman   Mar-07-08 02:42 AM   #119 
  - MIssed that one.. got a link?  walldude   Mar-06-08 11:49 AM   #5 
  - You're a donor, just search DU. nt  jobycom   Mar-06-08 11:55 AM   #15 
     - Ok done.  walldude   Mar-06-08 12:05 PM   #22 
     - She didn't  jobycom   Mar-06-08 12:18 PM   #35 
     - Bullshit. What she said, and she has said it more than once  walldude   Mar-06-08 12:23 PM   #43 
     - Then I guess...  dajoki   Mar-06-08 02:09 PM   #91 
        - Double post n/t  dajoki   Mar-06-08 02:11 PM   #92 
        - The outcome HAS been decided.  bvar22   Mar-06-08 03:12 PM   #95 
           - I don't think it has n/t  dajoki   Mar-06-08 08:09 PM   #103 
     - IF he had a record?  RazBerryBeret   Mar-06-08 12:57 PM   #73 
     - because....  lmbradford   Mar-06-08 05:22 PM   #101 
     - forget Laura....  RazBerryBeret   Mar-07-08 06:31 AM   #120 
     - And that record has been posted scads of times at DU.  MH1   Mar-06-08 10:25 PM   #110 
        - exactly....  RazBerryBeret   Mar-07-08 06:32 AM   #121 
     - That's really not how it sounded to me.  OnionPatch   Mar-06-08 03:53 PM   #98 
     - you could read his book, The Audacity of Hope.  ginnyinWI   Mar-07-08 10:09 AM   #127 
     - what he said about Reagan was a simple fact.  ginnyinWI   Mar-07-08 10:06 AM   #126 
     - Isn't the one making the claim(s)  Kajsa   Mar-06-08 01:02 PM   # 
  - it blows my mind that the hillary camp is still trying to compare these two things  olkaz   Mar-06-08 11:49 AM   #6 
  - It blows my mind that you accuse me of being in the Hillary camp.  jobycom   Mar-06-08 12:11 PM   #29 
  - I just don't know how to respond to that  olkaz   Mar-06-08 12:16 PM   #34 
  - I'm equally at a loss for words.  jobycom   Mar-06-08 12:22 PM   #40 
     - here are the quotes  olkaz   Mar-06-08 01:33 PM   #84 
        - It doesn't get much clearer than this.  TheDoorbellRang   Mar-06-08 01:47 PM   #88 
           - There are none so blind as those who refuse to see.  MH1   Mar-06-08 10:27 PM   #111 
  - Dude, she can't "support Obama in the GE" she already threw in  walldude   Mar-06-08 12:25 PM   #46 
  - great 29th post  bunny planet   Mar-06-08 12:15 PM   #31 
  - He didn't praise Reagan.  stellanoir   Mar-06-08 11:54 AM   #12 
  - That's a real stretch.  jobycom   Mar-06-08 11:57 AM   #16 
  - Not as I heard it.  stellanoir   Mar-06-08 12:03 PM   #20 
  - Bullshit. And he said that the policies were not good. He has said that so many times.  EmilyAnne   Mar-06-08 12:15 PM   #33 
  - Yes he did...the qualifier was in the same sentence. He compared Reagan to Clinton (42.)  Alamom   Mar-06-08 12:00 PM   #17 
     - If you look at the reincarnated Iran/Contra players in this current  stellanoir   Mar-06-08 12:03 PM   #19 
     - I added the youtube link. It is praise.nm  Alamom   Mar-06-08 12:07 PM   #25 
     - Not Reagan "was it"  stellanoir   Mar-06-08 12:14 PM   #30 
  - Yeah, that was a disingenous reason..walldude  zidzi   Mar-06-08 12:21 PM   #38 
  - Exactly the same point I just tried making.  krkaufman   Mar-07-08 02:37 AM   #118 
  - Yep me to. And the Donnie McClurkin thing.  SIMPLYB1980   Mar-06-08 12:23 PM   #42 
  - Time to educate - AGAIN:  damonm   Mar-06-08 12:36 PM   #52 
  - For the sixth time, (so far no response)  Abacus   Mar-06-08 12:38 PM   #53 
  - So it's BS, as I suspected.  damonm   Mar-06-08 12:50 PM   #66 
     - I searched DU and Google and came up with nothing  walldude   Mar-06-08 12:55 PM   #71 
     - Yep. /nt  Abacus   Mar-06-08 03:41 PM   #97 
  - And Now You dumped Obama for  kokono   Mar-06-08 12:51 PM   #67 
  - Me Too  cricket08   Mar-06-08 12:51 PM   #68 
  - Where did he praise Reagan exactly?  jeffrey_X   Mar-06-08 12:54 PM   #70 
  - he simply said....  lmbradford   Mar-06-08 05:27 PM   #102 
  - I did, too.  emilyg   Mar-06-08 12:56 PM   #72 
  - Funny the things that don't bother...  stillcool47   Mar-06-08 09:17 PM   #106 
  - I suppose you're not bothered by Hillary's praise of Margaret Thatcher?  Spider Jerusalem   Mar-06-08 09:38 PM   #109 
  - Great point. Except Obama never "praised Reagan."  krkaufman   Mar-07-08 02:34 AM   #117 
  - I with you.  mmonk   Mar-06-08 11:48 AM   #2 
  - I think now people are willing to SEE how Gore and Kerry as nominees were undermined  blm   Mar-06-08 11:49 AM   #4 
  - It'd be nice if the liberal half of America had SOME sort of representation in government.  RandomKoolzip   Mar-06-08 11:50 AM   #7 
  - If that's the best we can do,  Benhurst   Mar-06-08 11:54 AM   #11 
  - Think of it this way:  RandomKoolzip   Mar-06-08 12:07 PM   #26 
     - I agree with most of what your saying,  Benhurst   Mar-06-08 12:22 PM   #41 
  - That's Where I'm at Right Now  fascisthunter   Mar-06-08 11:54 AM   #13 
  - That's why I'm in his camp.  mmonk   Mar-06-08 12:21 PM   #39 
  - now her campaign is calling Obama "Ken Starr" for wanting accountability  Bluerthanblue   Mar-06-08 11:52 AM   #8 
  - Maybe it's because Obama Campaign Op said "Hillary needs to be slapped around, more."  KoKo01   Mar-06-08 12:09 PM   #28 
  - did Obama's campaign actually say that?  Bluerthanblue   Mar-06-08 12:15 PM   #32 
     - His Campaign Manager David Plouff....here's link:  KoKo01   Mar-06-08 12:23 PM   #44 
        - amazingly i didn't see the words slaped around  purji   Mar-06-08 12:38 PM   #54 
        - Me neither, but I do think it would be a mistake for Obama  walldude   Mar-06-08 12:46 PM   #64 
        - Thanks, but geez, I must be really  Bluerthanblue   Mar-06-08 12:44 PM   #60 
        - Doesn't say anything about slapping anyone around.  anigbrowl   Mar-06-08 01:02 PM   #75 
  - I can hear her singing even now  ginnyinWI   Mar-07-08 10:22 AM   #128 
  - It's Her own Negativity That Makes Her Unelectable  fascisthunter   Mar-06-08 11:53 AM   #10 
  - I have felt the same way as you...and up until the recent negative campaigning by the Clinton's and  Pachamama   Mar-06-08 11:55 AM   #14 
  - Prove it, start challenging the Obama Zombies who have taken over DU...  Up2Late   Mar-06-08 12:02 PM   #18 
  - You're right I haven't been paying attention.  walldude   Mar-06-08 12:18 PM   #36 
     - See, there you go. I did NOT call you an Obama Zombie, I said to prove you are not one by...  Up2Late   Mar-06-08 12:46 PM   #63 
        - My bad, you didn't call me a zombie.. true  walldude   Mar-06-08 10:40 PM   #113 
  - And I'm not a Hillbot. We are both Democrats n/t  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-06-08 12:05 PM   #21 
  - Never called anyone a Hillbot or any other name.  walldude   Mar-06-08 12:09 PM   #27 
  - Well-said. That was a very inadvisable comment on her part.  Redstone   Mar-06-08 12:05 PM   #23 
  - tks  grantcart   Mar-06-08 12:07 PM   #24 
  - DUDE!!  burythehatchet   Mar-06-08 12:19 PM   #37 
  - It's like heroin... not that I got a taste, I can't stop!  walldude   Mar-06-08 12:30 PM   #48 
     - Yeah, i've been here since last week.  americanstranger   Mar-06-08 12:34 PM   #51 
  - that's funny b/c most oblahmabots have done everything they can to discredit Bill Clinton, the  Omega3   Mar-06-08 12:24 PM   #45 
  - Well I'm not an "oblahmabots" I am a Democrat  walldude   Mar-06-08 12:39 PM   #56 
  - Try research before you spout your ignorance before the world...  damonm   Mar-06-08 01:02 PM   #74 
  - Bravo, walldude.  americanstranger   Mar-06-08 12:26 PM   #47 
  - reagan never said anything negative about a republican he was campaingning against? Bullshit  Omega3   Mar-06-08 12:32 PM   #49 
  - You're right, he probably did say negative things about his opponents.  americanstranger   Mar-06-08 12:39 PM   #55 
     - she never said he was the better choice, only more experienced, how long has he been in the Senate?  Omega3   Mar-06-08 12:43 PM   #59 
        - Then stop doing that!  americanstranger   Mar-06-08 01:24 PM   #82 
  - I agree.  Laelth   Mar-06-08 09:36 PM   #107 
  - I voted for Obama in Texas, because of Hillary's division of our party  MagickMuffin   Mar-06-08 12:33 PM   #50 
  - smear tactics? welcome to politics. you probably thought John Kerry should've stayed above the fray  Omega3   Mar-06-08 12:40 PM   #57 
  - So you consider "getting tough" throwing the party under the bus?  walldude   Mar-06-08 12:42 PM   #58 
  - no I wouldn't , b/c he couldn't have said that b/c he's the least experienced canidate left  Omega3   Mar-06-08 12:45 PM   #61 
     - You know what? You have no argument, you have yet to  walldude   Mar-06-08 01:12 PM   #76 
        - Joe Lieberman? the Same Joe Lieberman Obama campaingned for?  Omega3   Mar-06-08 01:17 PM   #79 
           - LIke I said you have no argument with the exception that  walldude   Mar-06-08 01:34 PM   #85 
           - yeah I just made that up, (sarcasm) how much do you really know about Obama?  Omega3   Mar-06-08 03:09 PM   #93 
           - Obama has more legislative experience than Hillary.  Starbucks Anarchist   Mar-06-08 03:11 PM   #94 
  - John Kerry WAS being smeared by rethuglicons, NOT by his opponents within his party  MagickMuffin   Mar-06-08 12:45 PM   #62 
     - canidates say negative things about each other in primaries, get over it, are you oblivious to the  Omega3   Mar-06-08 12:48 PM   #65 
        - Both candidates have run negative campaigns, thats politics  walldude   Mar-06-08 12:52 PM   #69 
           - if the republicon contest was still on and closer it'd be the same thing, they'd be attacking one  Omega3   Mar-06-08 01:14 PM   #77 
              - If the Republican contest was still on you can bet that  walldude   Mar-06-08 01:40 PM   #87 
  - You hit the nail right on the head, it is not about ethnicity ...  akbacchus_BC   Mar-07-08 12:06 AM   #114 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Mar-06-08 01:15 PM   #78 
  - And while we're at it- I am not an "UPSCALE" Democrat - OR a "DOWNSCALE" Democrat" (Grrr)  chill_wind   Mar-06-08 01:21 PM   #80 
  - is Utah important? how about Idaho? Kansas? Alabama? Georgia? South Carolina? North Dakota? Nebraska  Omega3   Mar-06-08 01:23 PM   #81 
     - Oh, you must mean AL ,AK ,CO, CT, DE, GA, HI, ID, IL, IA, KS, LA, ME, MD, MN, MO.  chill_wind   Mar-06-08 04:36 PM   #99 
  - And I am not a Hillary "bot." (nt)  question everything   Mar-06-08 01:25 PM   #83 
  - Good for you, never said you were  walldude   Mar-06-08 01:36 PM   #86 
  - I prefer "minion" myself  LittleClarkie   Mar-06-08 01:58 PM   #89 
  - i was willing to vote for her too. not a big fan of either. came in here monday  seabeyond   Mar-06-08 02:01 PM   #90 
  - Thanks, and while I will still vote for her if I have to  walldude   Mar-06-08 08:39 PM   #105 
  - I prefer  Seabiscuit   Mar-06-08 03:14 PM   #96 
  - Clinton is absolutely correct  OzarkDem   Mar-06-08 04:37 PM   #100 
  - Clinton is correct? You mean in throwing the party under the bus?  walldude   Mar-06-08 08:38 PM   #104 
  - OBAMATON is the coolest term I've heard no matter how wrong it is.  ShaWee   Mar-06-08 09:37 PM   #108 
  - Ouch.. nice shot.. and Welcome to DU  walldude   Mar-06-08 10:34 PM   #112 
  - And thank you  ShaWee   Mar-07-08 01:08 PM   #130 
  - Senator Obama really does want to address the disparity in the US...  akbacchus_BC   Mar-07-08 12:10 AM   #115 
     - Why thank you.  ShaWee   Mar-07-08 01:07 PM   #129 
  - Right on! Good for you. n/t  casus belli   Mar-07-08 12:12 AM   #116 
  - I heard it was one of Hillary's aides.  Everybody   Mar-07-08 07:53 AM   #122 
  - Is that different than a Regular Democrat? n/t  GOTV   Mar-07-08 07:54 AM   #123 
  - I have been a reluctant Obama supporter up until this past week.  smiley_glad_hands   Mar-07-08 09:21 AM   #124 
  - I don't think you are alone.  ginnyinWI   Mar-07-08 09:58 AM   #125 
 

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