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elleng Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-02-08 12:20 PM
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7. What the h* does THAT mean?
Too ESTABLISHMENT? Who among Senators ISN'T a member of the 'establishment?'

What are your CRITERIA for an excellent president.
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  -Code Pink thanks Biden for holding hearings on how to get us out of Iraq. pirhana  Apr-02-08 12:09 PM   #0 
  - He's just too establishment for me.  BuyingThyme   Apr-02-08 12:12 PM   #1 
  - Maybe - but he is out there meeting with leaders of foreign countries trying to get us out of this  pirhana   Apr-02-08 12:14 PM   #3 
  - Yes, I'd be right there with you if not for  BuyingThyme   Apr-02-08 12:17 PM   #4 
     - I think a lot of us Bidenites had Dodd as #2 choice (I did) nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Apr-02-08 12:18 PM   #5 
     - I would have been happy with Dodd as well.  pirhana   Apr-02-08 12:18 PM   #6 
  - What the h* does THAT mean?  elleng   Apr-02-08 12:20 PM   #7 
  - I've seen him sucking up to too many military/intel types  BuyingThyme   Apr-02-08 12:24 PM   #9 
  - specifics? In the last few months I've been watching hearings I see him  JoeIsOneOfUs   Apr-02-08 12:26 PM   #10 
  - I'm thinking more in terms of the last few decades.  BuyingThyme   Apr-02-08 12:37 PM   #18 
  - So I guess you never followed up  elleng   Apr-02-08 12:29 PM   #11 
     - I've watched him play inside ball with other insiders since I was a little kid.  BuyingThyme   Apr-02-08 12:34 PM   #15 
        - How can 'outsiders'  elleng   Apr-02-08 12:36 PM   #17 
           - By doing the bidding of the people?  BuyingThyme   Apr-02-08 12:39 PM   #20 
              - I guess you don't understand  elleng   Apr-02-08 12:54 PM   #26 
                 - I guess I do.  BuyingThyme   Apr-02-08 12:58 PM   #29 
                    - NOT if you think the sine qua non is  elleng   Apr-02-08 01:09 PM   #30 
  - Voted yea on 2005 Bankruptcy bill, not good.  Obama_for_our_future   Apr-02-08 02:45 PM   #34 
     - Trust me,  gateley   Apr-02-08 04:50 PM   #39 
  - How are you going to gain experience without being in the establishment?  Frustratedlady   Apr-02-08 12:38 PM   #19 
     - Why are you guys defending the establishment?  BuyingThyme   Apr-02-08 12:40 PM   #22 
        - Huh? I'm not defending the establishment.  Frustratedlady   Apr-02-08 12:50 PM   #23 
  - I heard the last part of that hearing and could NOT believe my ears!  babylonsister   Apr-02-08 12:14 PM   #2 
  - Kerry's statement was excellent too; I missed Feingold; I'll post links once they're up nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Apr-02-08 12:20 PM   #8 
  - I saw the last part too on CSPAN2  Inuca   Apr-02-08 12:53 PM   #25 
     - I came in on Voinovich, so can't help you there. nt  babylonsister   Apr-02-08 01:13 PM   #32 
  - Right there with you on this one, Pirhana.  Cass   Apr-02-08 12:30 PM   #12 
  - Horrible.  elleng   Apr-02-08 12:31 PM   #13 
  - even the remote possibility of McCain added to my support for Biden  JoeIsOneOfUs   Apr-02-08 12:33 PM   #14 
  - Imagine how we here in Iowa felt? He couldn't even get mentions  Debi   Apr-02-08 12:34 PM   #16 
  - But But he isn't cool and sexy. And he actually supports unity and  LibFromWV   Apr-02-08 12:39 PM   #21 
  - I'd put him on the cool and sexy side of the ledger.  BuyingThyme   Apr-02-08 12:52 PM   #24 
  - I kind of agree :-) n/t  Inuca   Apr-02-08 12:56 PM   #27 
  - He is TOO,  elleng   Apr-02-08 12:58 PM   #28 
  - intelligence sure can be! plus a quick smile and a sense of humor nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Apr-02-08 01:10 PM   #31 
  - Sorry to disagree with you - this middle aged woman finds Biden  pirhana   Apr-02-08 02:43 PM   #33 
  - I'm late to the game -- just tuning in.  gateley   Apr-02-08 03:03 PM   #35 
  - Biden Would Have Been One Of The Greatest...  Steely_Dan   Apr-02-08 03:05 PM   #36 
  - Hear, Hear  susanwy   Apr-02-08 04:03 PM   #37 
  - well said nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Apr-02-08 04:47 PM   #38 
  - As always,  gateley   Apr-02-08 04:54 PM   #40 
  - Thanks Gateley  Steely_Dan   Apr-03-08 09:47 AM   #43 
  - My sentiments exactly. Well said, Steely! n/t  livvy   Apr-03-08 05:34 AM   #42 
  - Well said Steely Dan!  pirhana   Apr-03-08 09:54 PM   #44 
  - The Only Cadidate that got any money from me was Biden....n/t  kevinmc   Apr-02-08 05:01 PM   #41 

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