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OzarkDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-11-08 03:58 PM
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16. Its a load of BS
From a guy who knows he's going to lose.
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  -Obama on small-town PA: Clinging religion, guns, xenophobia jefferson_dem  Apr-11-08 03:39 PM   #0 
  - If you read it n context, it's perfectly true ... sometimes the truth hurts  LSparkle   Apr-11-08 03:43 PM   #1 
  - Yup, the people that are outraged just skimmed over this article looking for that GOTCHA quote.  NJSecularist   Apr-11-08 03:45 PM   #2 
  - Its a load of BS  OzarkDem   Apr-11-08 03:58 PM   #16 
     - Here is an equally insightful reply:  BushDespiser12   Apr-11-08 04:16 PM   #35 
  - And he thinks that w statement will make Penn vote for him? Gimme a break.  saracat   Apr-11-08 03:46 PM   #3 
  - McCain is not carrying Pennsylvania in the general.  NJSecularist   Apr-11-08 03:47 PM   #4 
  - Want to frigging bet?  saracat   Apr-11-08 03:54 PM   #12 
     - That's your opinion, but you are wrong.  NJSecularist   Apr-11-08 03:57 PM   #14 
     - Gore was an estblished figure with credibility. Obama is not,There is no comparison.  saracat   Apr-11-08 03:59 PM   #19 
        - It is not absurd. Pennsylvania is a state that trends Democratic.  NJSecularist   Apr-11-08 04:01 PM   #22 
           - Obama isn't the favorite in Pennsylvania. There isn't any justifcation for that statement at all.  saracat   Apr-11-08 04:18 PM   #38 
              - When is the last time a Republican won in Pennsylvania?  NJSecularist   Apr-11-08 04:22 PM   #49 
                 - Bush in 2000, I believe  AnnieBW   Apr-11-08 06:08 PM   #117 
                    - Nah, PA hasn't voted for the Repug on the Presidential level since Poppy Bush in '88  last_texas_dem   Apr-11-08 06:17 PM   #121 
                       - Okay, I'm probably mis-remembering  AnnieBW   Apr-12-08 09:14 AM   #146 
     - his statements sounds like straight talk to me.  mkultra   Apr-11-08 03:59 PM   #18 
     - yeah, I want to bet  cali   Apr-11-08 04:03 PM   #26 
     - Actually, I don't care. There is a difference cali. I am not "filled with hate"  saracat   Apr-11-08 04:16 PM   #36 
        - your posts indicate hate  cali   Apr-11-08 04:28 PM   #54 
        - And are you always so "loving' cali? The truth is, I really "don't' care anymore.  saracat   Apr-11-08 04:33 PM   #59 
        - You don't care if McCain becomes president?  TheDoorbellRang   Apr-11-08 05:26 PM   #94 
        - no, I'm not always so loving  cali   Apr-11-08 05:31 PM   #98 
           - Yeah, you do cali.  cornermouse   Apr-12-08 05:14 AM   #144 
        - Oh Cali, stop being such a hypocrite.  Lirwin2   Apr-11-08 04:38 PM   #65 
           - baloney.  cali   Apr-11-08 05:28 PM   #97 
        - You really are something.  thecatburgler   Apr-11-08 04:36 PM   #63 
           - There is NOT going to be a draft no matter who is elected. And SCOTUS is a red  saracat   Apr-11-08 04:39 PM   #68 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-11-08 04:48 PM   #71 
                 - You are seriously rude and contemptuous of anyone with a different opinion.  saracat   Apr-11-08 04:50 PM   #75 
                    - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-11-08 04:59 PM   #82 
                       - You have no idea what my age is or what my situation is.  saracat   Apr-11-08 05:09 PM   #87 
                       - I'm not insulting your physical state. I'm pointing out your selfishness.  thecatburgler   Apr-11-08 05:13 PM   #90 
                          - You have no idea what my physical state is. And as I have spent a lot of time invested in the  saracat   Apr-11-08 05:37 PM   #100 
                             - You champion reproductive rights by not caring about SCOTUS?  thecatburgler   Apr-11-08 07:46 PM   #131 
                                - I am way more than a PC and I don't believe that Barack would pick better judges, He doesn't have  saracat   Apr-11-08 09:08 PM   #136 
                       - You need to get off your fat Irish ass and smell the computer seat.  golddigger   Apr-11-08 05:10 PM   #89 
                          - You need to go piss up a rope.  thecatburgler   Apr-11-08 05:23 PM   # 
                          - You could have made your point without insulting her. Don't like it aye.  golddigger   Apr-11-08 05:41 PM   #101 
                             - She can make her point without endorsing McCain.  thecatburgler   Apr-11-08 07:39 PM   #130 
                                - I do NOT endorse McCain. I just do NOT endorse Obama.  saracat   Apr-11-08 09:10 PM   #137 
                                - You SAID you would write in a candidate instead of the DEMOCRATIC one.  thecatburgler   Apr-12-08 01:31 AM   #140 
                                   - I will support a Democrat.  saracat   Apr-12-08 02:36 AM   #141 
                                - Why do you Obamawhiners always put your phony words into other peoples posts?  mtnsnake   Apr-11-08 09:59 PM   #138 
                          - Ewww  mtnsnake   Apr-11-08 05:46 PM   #104 
     - and Obama will win the GE, and the world will go on.  knixphan   Apr-11-08 04:16 PM   #37 
     - Hello? PA is now majority Democratic in registration and rising...  BumRushDaShow   Apr-11-08 06:40 PM   #126 
  - Give us all a break and tell us exactly how he's wrong.  jefferson_dem   Apr-11-08 03:48 PM   #6 
  - And why would taht matter?Insulting people doesn't influence them to vote for you.  saracat   Apr-11-08 03:57 PM   #15 
     - I'm sorry. I honestly don't see how this is insulting to anybody.  jefferson_dem   Apr-11-08 04:03 PM   #27 
        - jefferson, he is basically called them small-minded bigots  jackson_dem   Apr-11-08 04:15 PM   #34 
        - Bullshit. You are calling them small-minded bigots.  jefferson_dem   Apr-11-08 04:21 PM   #45 
        - In some cases it is but that is 1) neither here nor there 2) not the case for all  jackson_dem   Apr-11-08 04:26 PM   #52 
           - Oh please. He was not belittling anybody much less an "entire segment of the population."  jefferson_dem   Apr-11-08 04:37 PM   #64 
              - Calling small town folk a bunch of bigots isn't belittling?  jackson_dem   Apr-11-08 05:46 PM   #105 
        - No, it was HRC's best friend, PA Gov. Rendell, who specifically called Pennsylvanians racist  Divernan   Apr-11-08 04:21 PM   #48 
           - Rendell isn't running in the PA primary. If he were he would pay a price for it  jackson_dem   Apr-11-08 04:22 PM   #50 
        - Remember when he supposedly insulted rural Iowans?  WesDem   Apr-11-08 04:23 PM   #51 
           - What did he say? Did the msm cover it?  jackson_dem   Apr-11-08 05:45 PM   #103 
  - I don't know  SurfingAtWork   Apr-11-08 03:50 PM   #8 
  - You mean, pandering like he did when he invited McClurkin to SC?  dbaker41   Apr-11-08 04:51 PM   #77 
  - McCain doesn't know the difference between Iran and Al Qaeda  thecatburgler   Apr-11-08 04:34 PM   #60 
  - He didn't make the statement to win Penn. He made it because it's the truth.  faygokid   Apr-11-08 06:18 PM   #122 
  - Obama is talking down about these people  DemGa   Apr-11-08 03:47 PM   #5 
  - To speak the honestly about rampant unemployment and how economic hardship breeds frustration ...  jefferson_dem   Apr-11-08 03:53 PM   #11 
  - He's not condescending at all.  knixphan   Apr-11-08 04:18 PM   #39 
  - I don't agree  dbmk   Apr-11-08 05:02 PM   #84 
  - Speaking truth to power  WesDem   Apr-11-08 03:48 PM   #7 
  - Speaking truth to power? HARDLY!  dbaker41   Apr-11-08 04:54 PM   #79 
  - You get a clue  WesDem   Apr-11-08 05:54 PM   #110 
  - yes, truth/power.  knixphan   Apr-11-08 05:57 PM   #112 
  - -dupe delete-  knixphan   Apr-11-08 05:59 PM   #113 
  - It's absolutely true  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-11-08 03:51 PM   #9 
  - Context, apparently, is a thing of the past.  Walter Sobchak   Apr-11-08 03:51 PM   #10 
  - well. ......  rodeodance   Apr-11-08 06:05 PM   #115 
  - He's making blanket judgements about people he doesn't know  OzarkDem   Apr-11-08 03:56 PM   #13 
  - So you're saying widespread joblessness has no overall ramifications?  NYCGirl   Apr-11-08 03:58 PM   #17 
  - His comments weren't about joblessness  OzarkDem   Apr-11-08 04:00 PM   #20 
     - So how do you explain "You go into these small towns in Pennsylvania and,  NYCGirl   Apr-11-08 04:01 PM   #23 
     - OzarkDem also thinks Obama's a Muslim.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-11-08 05:49 PM   #106 
     - STOP LYING  rodeodance   Apr-11-08 06:06 PM   #116 
        - I'm not.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-11-08 06:39 PM   #125 
     - Obama insults the people who live in these towns  OzarkDem   Apr-11-08 07:25 PM   #129 
     - "You go into these small towns in PA and, like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs..."  jefferson_dem   Apr-11-08 04:02 PM   #24 
  - Your projecting your own insecurities again.  jefferson_dem   Apr-11-08 04:00 PM   #21 
  - no. you are sick  cali   Apr-11-08 04:06 PM   #28 
  - Yes, he's calling them racist and xenophobic -- but he "understands"  DemGa   Apr-11-08 04:14 PM   #32 
  - Bush lacks the vocabulary to make those sentences.  knixphan   Apr-11-08 04:19 PM   #41 
  - I live in small town PA and this is on the money  Marnieworld   Apr-11-08 04:02 PM   #25 
  - I live in small town PA too  Lannigan   Apr-11-08 05:05 PM   #86 
     - I said that it's not like this in the valley  Marnieworld   Apr-11-08 08:11 PM   #133 
  - It's true.  Not the Only One   Apr-11-08 04:10 PM   #29 
  - exactly.  knixphan   Apr-11-08 04:20 PM   #44 
  - Excellently stated - you have an acute grasp of the situation.  Divernan   Apr-11-08 04:50 PM   #76 
  - oh no....I feel another POUTRAGE a'comin.... n/t  Cheap_Trick   Apr-11-08 04:12 PM   #30 
  - Trust me, this is going to hurt Obama politically  UALRBSofL   Apr-11-08 04:13 PM   #31 
  - They don't consider pregnancy a problem?  thecatburgler   Apr-11-08 04:38 PM   #66 
  - Obama isn't anti-gun or anti-religion. I do think many people consider pregnancy in young  Pirate Smile   Apr-11-08 05:02 PM   #83 
  - Sad, jefferson. What would Jefferson say about you applauding O talking down to common folk?  jackson_dem   Apr-11-08 04:14 PM   #33 
  - What would Jackson say about you not being honest about the challenges of economic hardship?  jefferson_dem   Apr-11-08 04:19 PM   #42 
     - Obama started well, but ended badly.  dbaker41   Apr-11-08 04:59 PM   #81 
     - He would say focus on those responsible: the corporate actors, don't diss the people  jackson_dem   Apr-11-08 05:36 PM   #99 
  - His speech "showcased Obama's core decency and high measure of regard for each individual."  Divernan   Apr-11-08 04:18 PM   #40 
  - This coming from the "Unity" candidate.  2rth2pwr   Apr-11-08 04:20 PM   #43 
  - Funny? How so?  BushDespiser12   Apr-11-08 04:32 PM   #56 
  - yes, he will  rodeodance   Apr-11-08 08:33 PM   #135 
  - San Francisco.  knixphan   Apr-11-08 04:21 PM   #46 
  - HE IS CORRECT!! Give me a rational reason to disagree that looks at socio-economic reasons please.  futureliveshere   Apr-11-08 04:21 PM   #47 
  - listen to futureliveshere.  knixphan   Apr-11-08 04:27 PM   #53 
  - Thanks knixphan.. You inspired me to put up a post.. You share the inspiration with GWB though  futureliveshere   Apr-11-08 05:26 PM   #95 
     - wow!  knixphan   Apr-11-08 05:44 PM   #102 
  - It requires a minimum level of common sense, life experience & education to approve Obama's commets  Divernan   Apr-11-08 04:35 PM   #62 
  - It's exactly what What's The Matter With Kansas was about.  thecatburgler   Apr-11-08 04:49 PM   #72 
  - It is true. What's the big deal?  SoonerPride   Apr-11-08 04:29 PM   #55 
  - It is true...and only a big deal to those who are offended at being "outed" by Obama's honesty...  jefferson_dem   Apr-11-08 04:43 PM   #69 
  - I think that statement is 100% accurate....  aaaaaa5a   Apr-11-08 04:33 PM   #57 
  - gonna look for that book!  knixphan   Apr-11-08 04:49 PM   #74 
  - is there video or just second hand text?  biggerfishsmallpond   Apr-11-08 04:33 PM   #58 
  - Here is a transcript  WesDem   Apr-11-08 06:29 PM   #124 
  - This must be the first time in the history of the country  Vinca   Apr-11-08 04:34 PM   #61 
  - BO's snide remarks about gun owners destroys his recent efforts to cozy up to them. BO is a  jody   Apr-11-08 04:39 PM   #67 
  - his message to them sounded really full of  ExtraGriz   Apr-11-08 04:46 PM   #70 
  - When will Obama's camp come out with damage control?  UALRBSofL   Apr-11-08 04:49 PM   #73 
  - From the author of the linked cite:His speech "showcased Obama's core decency and high measure  Divernan   Apr-11-08 04:55 PM   #80 
  - Well..  dbmk   Apr-11-08 05:22 PM   #92 
  - So, what type of folks are most likely to be 'offended' by this type of truth?  knixphan   Apr-11-08 04:52 PM   #78 
  - He was doing alright until he breezily  spoony   Apr-11-08 05:04 PM   #85 
  - Well, well well, Sigmund Obama. His "big therapy couch" approach.  Neshanic   Apr-11-08 05:10 PM   #88 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-11-08 05:21 PM   #91 
  - Being a knuckle-dragging sludge-lover is a "human thing"?  jefferson_dem   Apr-11-08 05:50 PM   #108 
  - More like a Hillary supporter thing. We don't understand but we know you're desperate.  kwenu   Apr-11-08 05:55 PM   #111 
  - Why is it that In Pennsylvania  Bluenorthwest   Apr-11-08 05:23 PM   #93 
  - If there is video of that, it could be added to this one-  2rth2pwr   Apr-11-08 05:27 PM   #96 
  - Has anyone read "What's the Matter with Kansas?"  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-11-08 05:50 PM   #107 
  - Wedge Issues  eek MD   Apr-11-08 05:51 PM   #109 
  - Damn. They have audio of it. Tune into CNN now  jackson_dem   Apr-11-08 06:01 PM   #114 
  - There is too much honesty in those comments for them to be helpful  last_texas_dem   Apr-11-08 06:12 PM   #118 
  - As a response to Clinton's bashing, Obama now can do a big speech on trade and NAFTA  zulchzulu   Apr-11-08 06:15 PM   #119 
  - der  sueragingroz   Apr-11-08 06:17 PM   #120 
  - der? What the hell is that?  faygokid   Apr-11-08 06:21 PM   #123 
  - Obama is absolutely correct, alot of people  Hawaii Hiker   Apr-11-08 06:47 PM   #127 
  - elite what a joke  monicaaida   Apr-11-08 06:49 PM   #128 
     - I find no documentation for him ever working as a stock broker.  Divernan   Apr-12-08 05:22 AM   #145 
  - sorry as much as I still support obama  formernaderite   Apr-11-08 07:58 PM   #132 
  - Serious mistake by Obama.  cornermouse   Apr-11-08 08:12 PM   #134 
  - The people he "insulted" have been voting Repug for 2 decades.....  scheming daemons   Apr-11-08 10:05 PM   #139 
     - For one thing, Obama has made the crossover vote a big  cornermouse   Apr-12-08 05:04 AM   #143 
  - The issue is that even though what he says may be true  Blue_State_Elitist   Apr-12-08 02:40 AM   #142 
 

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