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peacebird Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-05-08 07:47 PM
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4. Will HRC reverse any of the power grabs of GWB? As far as I can tell she is a corporatist.
She leans to the right, McSame leans to the left. So - HRC vs McSame? Not a whole lot of difference - we're still screwed.

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  -Any Dems or progressive independents who sit out this election highplainsdem  May-05-08 07:43 PM   #0 
  - Bravo!!! K&R n/t  Amy6627   May-05-08 07:45 PM   #1 
  - Thanks!  highplainsdem   May-06-08 12:27 AM   #44 
  - I voted against Nixon and Humpty in '68. I'd do it again.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-05-08 07:46 PM   #2 
  - You voted against Humphrey. You helped elect Nixon.  highplainsdem   May-06-08 08:00 AM   #45 
     - Bullshit.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-06-08 09:35 AM   #46 
     - As you consider how liberal or moderate Obama is  jonestonesusa   May-07-08 01:14 PM   #69 
     - Neither candidate is all that liberal, and only one is progressive. n/t  Exilednight   May-06-08 04:26 PM   #59 
  - K&R  drm604   May-05-08 07:47 PM   #3 
  - Thank you!  highplainsdem   May-06-08 11:19 AM   #47 
  - Will HRC reverse any of the power grabs of GWB? As far as I can tell she is a corporatist.  peacebird   May-05-08 07:47 PM   #4 
  - Well  Jake3463   May-05-08 07:47 PM   #5 
  - I hate to say this, but your post is hardly an original thought. I've read it many, many times.  elocs   May-05-08 07:49 PM   #6 
  - That's okay. It's still a good idea to point it out again  highplainsdem   May-05-08 09:13 PM   #39 
  - Hate to burst your bubble but the Electoral College's nature isn't so simple.  Selatius   May-05-08 07:49 PM   #7 
  - If it were any other election  Goodnevil   May-05-08 07:51 PM   #8 
     - When I invoke "Electoral College" I refer only to the Presidential Election.  Selatius   May-05-08 07:53 PM   #9 
     - Most likely the Dems will win Congress & the presidency. We will know if nader was right  still_one   May-05-08 08:06 PM   #19 
        - We already know Nader was not right  leftynyc   May-06-08 03:34 PM   #51 
           - That was not the only issue, though they had no problem with schumer and company  still_one   May-06-08 04:40 PM   #61 
              - To me, the supreme court is the  leftynyc   May-07-08 09:41 AM   #65 
  - If we get a democrat, we can vote for them.  boppers   May-05-08 07:53 PM   #10 
  - I think that you are implying that  Amy6627   May-05-08 08:07 PM   #20 
     - McSame said he was against overturning Roe v Wade...  boppers   May-05-08 08:09 PM   #22 
        - I didn't hear that. But I got this from NARAL  Amy6627   May-05-08 08:20 PM   #27 
        - Oh, it's a messy record all right.  boppers   May-05-08 08:37 PM   #32 
        - That may have been  polmaven   May-05-08 08:49 PM   #35 
           - A short list.  boppers   May-05-08 08:55 PM   #37 
           - Like I said...  polmaven   May-05-08 09:00 PM   #38 
           - I don't think HRC is a republican. She is a moderate. I voted for her  Amy6627   May-06-08 12:01 PM   #48 
              - Then you'll just have to  polmaven   May-06-08 02:47 PM   #49 
              - xxooxooox!  Amy6627   May-06-08 04:10 PM   #55 
              - Great idea!  highplainsdem   May-06-08 05:15 PM   #63 
              - I agree with every word you said  leftynyc   May-06-08 03:36 PM   #53 
  - Posting unity threads on a primary eve is like a marriage proposal during an argument, it's like  beat tk   May-05-08 07:55 PM   #11 
  - Best thing I read tonight!  Jake3463   May-05-08 07:57 PM   #13 
  - Nope... it depends on how the Democatic candidate gets the nom..  mckeown1128   May-05-08 07:56 PM   #12 
  - That is unwise  Goodnevil   May-05-08 08:03 PM   #17 
     - Actually we will have a 2/3 Democratic Congress. Will They reject judges who are Scalia like?  still_one   May-05-08 08:12 PM   #25 
     - A Democratic led Senate voted to confirm  leftynyc   May-06-08 03:38 PM   #54 
        - You are correct, and that is my unfortunate point /nt  still_one   May-06-08 04:24 PM   #58 
     - sorry but democracy is dependent on open and fair elections..  mckeown1128   May-05-08 08:15 PM   #26 
  - Depends on what state they live in  depakid   May-05-08 07:58 PM   #14 
  - I will not apologize for refusing to vote for a republican running as a dem. I will vote for Nader  TBF   May-05-08 08:00 PM   #15 
  - .  aquarius dawning   May-05-08 08:03 PM   #16 
  - Why?  Goodnevil   May-05-08 08:05 PM   #18 
  - I will never ever cast a vote for Borack............ EVER!!!  moobu2   May-05-08 08:09 PM   #21 
  - True you will not be voting for Borack  Goodnevil   May-05-08 08:10 PM   #24 
  - As long as the nominee has the most pledged delegates, I'm with you. n/t  stevietheman   May-05-08 08:09 PM   #23 
  - I will vote for the Dem nominee if they get the nomination legitimately.  bowens43   May-05-08 08:27 PM   #28 
  - I would never vote for Nader  nebulovsky   May-05-08 08:29 PM   #29 
  - Subversion of process is a deal breaker  alcibiades_mystery   May-05-08 08:34 PM   #30 
  - Don't blame liberals for 1968. It was conservative Democrats who made a new party and won several..  JVS   May-05-08 08:35 PM   #31 
  - You mean the Wallace supporters who'd've backed Nixon otherwise?  highplainsdem   May-05-08 09:38 PM   #40 
     - They had been democrats during FDR and JFK, they could have stayed for HHH.  JVS   May-05-08 09:40 PM   #41 
        - Racism isn't a "principle" - it's fear. It isn't rational choice.  highplainsdem   May-05-08 10:23 PM   #42 
  - If Hillary somehow finally destroys Obama permanently, I'll vote for her and leave the party.  olkaz   May-05-08 08:39 PM   #33 
  - Another point  Robyn66   May-05-08 08:39 PM   #34 
  - Look  JustAnotherGen   May-05-08 08:55 PM   #36 
  - Hillary OR McCain WILL CONTINUE the power grabs of GWB - she has run her campaign that way..  Triana   May-05-08 10:44 PM   #43 
  - If Hillary Goes Nuclear ...  Khaotic   May-06-08 02:58 PM   #50 
  - (shrug) What's the difference if Clinton obliterates 70 million or McCain does?  BlooInBloo   May-06-08 03:35 PM   #52 
  - I'm voting Dem because the country needs me to. At least this time.  oktoberain   May-06-08 04:13 PM   #56 
  - Nope, if it's stolen, and handed to her, the Dems can kiss my  scard   May-06-08 04:16 PM   #57 
  - I'll recommend, and although I'm 1000000% Obama  FlyingSquirrel   May-06-08 04:27 PM   #60 
  - Kick and Rec! nt  Seabiscuit   May-06-08 04:42 PM   #62 
  - Thanks!  highplainsdem   May-06-08 05:41 PM   #64 
  - So predictable  DaDooRonRon   May-07-08 10:11 AM   #66 
  - As much as Obama's DU supporters nauseate me, I'll hold my nose and vote for him if  Seabiscuit   May-07-08 10:20 AM   #67 
  - I have to say this...  windbreeze   May-07-08 12:43 PM   #68 

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