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Even though I support Obama, I think the attack on Clinton for dissing Mississippi is terribly unfair, when what Clinton did was absolutely correct and even courageous.
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  -Hillary's right. Mississippi is the worst state for women in numerous studies. Maddy McCall  Mar-06-08 12:46 PM   #0 
  - LOL! I can't believe Iowa is as shitty as Mississippi! That can't be!  wienerdoggie   Mar-06-08 12:47 PM   #1 
  - Iowa isn't even in the bottom ten on the status of women, so you're right.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 12:48 PM   #2 
     - State Rankings  surfin   Mar-06-08 01:01 PM   #22 
        - We're talking about Mississippi. Were you educated here?  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:24 PM   #48 
        - Your also talking about education and state rankings  surfin   Mar-06-08 01:37 PM   #79 
           - I presented facts. You present warped opinions.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:39 PM   #81 
        - Historically, Arkansas has always ranked at or near the bottom  Arkansas Granny   Mar-06-08 03:49 PM   #101 
        - Just telling what dems in Hawaii said  surfin   Mar-06-08 05:41 PM   #127 
        - Your claim is that a Democratic governor's wife "drove" their state to 50th in education?  yardwork   Mar-06-08 05:00 PM   #110 
           - Bill claim he put her in charge of Arkansas education  surfin   Mar-06-08 05:44 PM   #128 
  - These stats may be true  ExFreeper4Obama   Mar-06-08 12:50 PM   #3 
  - These stats ARE true, and I appreciate Hillary shining light on it.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 12:51 PM   #5 
  - So does Obama  Alhena   Mar-06-08 01:08 PM   #33 
  - He's said nada about the status of women here.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:25 PM   #51 
     - Here's an account of his visit to Mississippi on June 15, 2007.  snappyturtle   Mar-06-08 02:10 PM   #95 
  - so what. they are or maybe be true. she STILL NEEDS TO WIN  roguevalley   Mar-06-08 02:42 PM   #97 
  - Hillary has always stood up for women ,Im proud she stands up to inequity  MojoMojoMojo   Mar-06-08 01:35 PM   #76 
  - What about Monica, Paula, etc (always??)  surfin   Mar-06-08 01:39 PM   #80 
     - Can you read---poster said Hillary.  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 02:04 PM   #93 
     - They were adult women who could stand up for themselves  DemBones DemBones   Mar-06-08 04:22 PM   #106 
     - If it is out there Hillary "Ken Starr" Clinton would have used it  surfin   Mar-06-08 05:47 PM   #129 
        - The topic is about Mississippi--stay on topic please.  rodeodance   Mar-07-08 02:41 AM   #132 
     - Oh, but have you seen this about O-man?  Jamastiene   Mar-07-08 02:45 AM   #134 
  - Here's a hint. When you join DU with a poster name "ExFreeper4Obama"  yardwork   Mar-06-08 05:01 PM   #112 
  - So shouldn't she be campaigning there even MORE?  Kristi1696   Mar-06-08 12:50 PM   #4 
  - She'll certainly discuss these things tonight at the state Democratic dinner.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 12:51 PM   #7 
  - campaign finances  printpolitico   Mar-06-08 12:55 PM   #11 
     - Shining a light, how about doing something about it  surfin   Mar-06-08 01:20 PM   #43 
        - The Clintons will be in the state for the remainder of the week.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:23 PM   #47 
        - Spotlight those things please. I'm in the dark  printpolitico   Mar-06-08 01:28 PM   #58 
  - Obamatons know that. they know the condition of african americans there too. they don't care. nt.  IndianaJones   Mar-06-08 12:51 PM   #6 
  - African Americans will answer you at the ballot box and your  surfin   Mar-06-08 01:22 PM   #45 
     - Do what? My post is factual. And you seem to forget that half of the blacks in this state..  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:29 PM   #62 
  - I wonder what the reaction would be from  BOSSHOG   Mar-06-08 12:52 PM   #8 
  - Mabus is the only person I'm seeing reading her the riot act about what she said.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 12:54 PM   #10 
  - So, what's your point? They don't get a say in politics because your candidate is likely to lose?  Justitia   Mar-06-08 12:53 PM   #9 
  - If you're too dense to "get the point," then I can't help you.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 12:55 PM   #13 
  - I know he probably wont win Mississippi in the GE  ExFreeper4Obama   Mar-06-08 12:58 PM   #16 
  - You know, since you were once a Freeper...I really have no desire to hear your thoughts...  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:02 PM   #26 
  - Oh, I get your point entirely. Red State Dems hate women - it's a pre-emptive strike.  Justitia   Mar-06-08 12:58 PM   #17 
  - Nope. I'm illuminating the status of women in my state.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:00 PM   #21 
     - Nope, you are ass-covering for her expected loss & throwing MS Dems under the bus to do it.  Justitia   Mar-06-08 01:03 PM   #27 
        - You are so full of Obama adoration that you can't even rationally discuss this topic.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:05 PM   #30 
        - I'm calling Clinton spin for the bullshit it is. I am a VERY hardworking Dem in a RED STATE  Justitia   Mar-06-08 01:08 PM   #32 
        - I'm a very hardworking Dem in my state, too. And I appreciate the light being shone...  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:09 PM   #36 
        - hahah...good one Maddy  cricket08   Mar-06-08 01:43 PM   #84 
        - you sure made an **a of yourself!  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 02:01 PM   #89 
  - At least he'll fight for it  WolverineDG   Mar-06-08 01:02 PM   #25 
  - The plight of women in Mississippi  BOSSHOG   Mar-06-08 12:57 PM   # 
  - How Very Clever Of Her To Bring That Up In The Run Up To Their Primary...  JimGinPA   Mar-06-08 12:55 PM   #12 
  - It is the OBAMAFOLK who want her to drop so--so it is who do not want Miss to 'count"!!  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 05:10 PM   #117 
  - My god! How did she let that continue while her and Bill were in the White House?  John Q. Citizen   Mar-06-08 12:56 PM   #14 
  - Amen.  Justitia   Mar-06-08 01:00 PM   #20 
  - Actually, the DOL under Clinton allocated enough federal funding...  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:07 PM   #31 
  - She was busy messing up health care at the time  surfin   Mar-06-08 01:16 PM   #40 
  - She was the vanguard for American demands for universal health care.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:21 PM   #44 
  - She shines lights but does not accomplished things  surfin   Mar-06-08 01:26 PM   #54 
  - She had vision. Your candidate was a member of the Choomp Gang...  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:27 PM   #56 
     - She messed it up, lost congress for us and accomplished  surfin   Mar-06-08 01:42 PM   #83 
     - She is a fighter. Immediately after she went right to work for the SCHIP program.  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 02:06 PM   #94 
     - Here's a link that refers to the money Obama went after in the  snappyturtle   Mar-06-08 02:22 PM   #96 
  - Um, I wish i could but i can't. Jesse Jackson ran in 1988 on single payer. When  John Q. Citizen   Mar-06-08 03:09 PM   #100 
  - Yes....  lmbradford   Mar-06-08 02:03 PM   #92 
  - Welfare Reform was implemented by governors  OzarkDem   Mar-06-08 04:07 PM   #105 
  - Sounds like the lost that state and now attack the people  surfin   Mar-06-08 12:57 PM   #15 
  - She is raising the issue of Gender politics in the Deep South. Got it now?  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 02:03 PM   #91 
  - A dream ticket bid would expose Hillary haters...  mculator   Mar-06-08 12:59 PM   #18 
  - She would dangle the prospect of a joint ticket to get votes  thecatburgler   Mar-06-08 01:03 PM   #28 
  - Here comes Hillary, the human lawn mower...  TwoSparkles   Mar-06-08 12:59 PM   #19 
  - And the elevation of an affluent white woman to the Presidency through nepotism  thecatburgler   Mar-06-08 01:01 PM   #23 
  - I didn't say that. Glad you can stay on topic in this thread.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:03 PM   #29 
     - I don't care what your topic was.  thecatburgler   Mar-06-08 01:08 PM   #34 
     - I presented factual data. You want to go off on your woman hating tangent.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:10 PM   #37 
     - How come she did not fix this in the senate?  surfin   Mar-06-08 01:19 PM   #41 
        - Ever heard of the Violence Against Women Act?  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:20 PM   #42 
           - Tell me what she did with it  surfin   Mar-06-08 01:28 PM   #60 
              - So you're admitting, then, that you lack knowledge on this topic.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:30 PM   #63 
     - Obama does things for women, Hillary and Bill do things  surfin   Mar-06-08 01:13 PM   #39 
     - "I don't care what your topic was." -- At long last, you show honesty!  LostinVA   Mar-06-08 01:23 PM   #46 
     - Would be better than being educated in Arkansas when  surfin   Mar-06-08 01:09 PM   #35 
        - And we consistently have been 51st.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:10 PM   #38 
        - I can't find the stats right now, but I lived in Arkansas and had  Arkansas Granny   Mar-06-08 04:01 PM   #102 
  - Mississipi doesn't count! n/t  ProSense   Mar-06-08 01:01 PM   #24 
  - Here comes another broken record comment from a Hillary basher. No creativity at all.  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 01:24 PM   #49 
     - Don't you have some spin to devised? n/t  ProSense   Mar-06-08 02:46 PM   #98 
        - I do not spin  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 05:35 PM   #126 
  - You do realize that by continuing this crap on that state you are ruining any chance she had right?  Zachstar   Mar-06-08 01:24 PM   #50 
  - Faulty logic. Were you educated in Mississippi's public school system?  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:25 PM   #52 
     - No I was not.  Zachstar   Mar-06-08 01:31 PM   #66 
     - They would be much better off under Miss education  surfin   Mar-06-08 01:31 PM   #67 
        - Bullshit.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:32 PM   #70 
        - You keep bringing up the "educations" system in Arkansas. Do  Arkansas Granny   Mar-06-08 04:02 PM   #103 
           - I have asked many times this  surfin   Mar-06-08 05:55 PM   #130 
  - Excellent and enlightening post  Onlooker   Mar-06-08 01:25 PM   #53 
  - The problem was the way she made her comments  hnmnf   Mar-06-08 01:27 PM   #55 
  - I'm sure she'll address that tonight.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:28 PM   #57 
     - I agree with you. She may have been right, but the way she said it was increbily offensive to MS  hnmnf   Mar-06-08 02:02 PM   #90 
  - Thanks for an informative thread. Hillary was right to raise this issue.  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 01:28 PM   #59 
  - Thanks, rd.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:31 PM   #65 
  - give it a REC  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 01:29 PM   #61 
  - Is "Mississippi is the worst state."  workinclasszero   Mar-06-08 01:31 PM   #64 
  - Thanks for adding nada to this thread.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:32 PM   #69 
  - Hope they ask about how she messed up education for women  surfin   Mar-06-08 01:35 PM   #74 
     - Take your one-trick-pony and start your own thread...  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:36 PM   #77 
     - How come you will not answer her record in education  surfin   Mar-06-08 01:40 PM   #82 
        - Because this thread is about MIssissippi.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:56 PM   #87 
     - stay focused. this thread is about Miss.  rodeodance   Mar-07-08 02:44 AM   #133 
  - Maybe we should invade.  NorthernSpy   Mar-06-08 01:31 PM   #68 
  - I've got to go to work, where I earn a fraction of what my male colleagues earn...  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:33 PM   #71 
  - Of course she's right, but idiotic to criticize a state when she needs their votes  Hippo_Tron   Mar-06-08 01:34 PM   #72 
  - Tomato, tomahto. Idiotic, brave.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:35 PM   #73 
  - Maybe she should just pass it over then.  kwenu   Mar-06-08 01:35 PM   #75 
  - She's here today. Will be here tomorrow.  Maddy McCall   Mar-06-08 01:36 PM   #78 
  - He'll be there Monday:  snappyturtle   Mar-06-08 02:48 PM   #99 
  - Maybe Hillary thinks MS is worthwhile afterall. Can't wait to hear her fake southern drawl again.  kwenu   Mar-06-08 04:54 PM   #108 
     - Seems BO thinks it worthwhile also since he will show up also  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 05:05 PM   #115 
        - Obama never insulted Mississippi!!!!!!!!!!  kwenu   Mar-06-08 05:24 PM   #122 
  - and Bill is there--will be tomorrow also. The Clintons do not run for issues.  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 02:00 PM   #88 
     - Yeah. We guess they are primarily motivated by power too.  kwenu   Mar-06-08 05:01 PM   #111 
     - by your logic: BO IS MOTIVATED BY POWER.  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 05:03 PM   #113 
        - Explain, please? Or risk looking really stupid.  kwenu   Mar-06-08 05:23 PM   #121 
     - Maybe Bill is going to be there late tonight but he had three stops  snappyturtle   Mar-06-08 05:19 PM   #119 
  - As a native West Virginian, I can tell you the right way to approach a poor state  theboss   Mar-06-08 01:45 PM   #85 
  - why is Obama so stingy? is this how he really feels about the less fortunate?  amborin   Mar-06-08 01:51 PM   #86 
  - Its a horrible state for women's health care  OzarkDem   Mar-06-08 04:04 PM   #104 
  - And that's exactly the message Hillary should carry.  kwenu   Mar-06-08 04:57 PM   #109 
  - Ok, I understand the problems  southern_dem   Mar-06-08 04:27 PM   #107 
  - Maybe nobody will finance their campaigns.  yardwork   Mar-06-08 05:05 PM   #114 
  - Read the reports. they give the reasons.  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 05:08 PM   #116 
  - kick  Onlooker   Mar-06-08 05:17 PM   #118 
  - So it shouldn't count?  Exilednight   Mar-06-08 05:22 PM   #120 
  - Why do you say that? It would not count if Obamafolk got their way and she dropped out!!  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 05:32 PM   #125 
  - She had to apologize to the State of Mississippi last year  powergirl   Mar-06-08 05:28 PM   #123 
  - Yes, she did ----this is what the OP is referring to.  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 05:31 PM   #124 
  - This is The Home State of Trent "Strom Thurmond Was Right" Lott  DrFunkenstein   Mar-06-08 06:10 PM   #131 
  - Let's be honest. Mississippi is not first in many things.  Neshanic   Mar-07-08 02:46 AM   #135 
 

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