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BigBearJohn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-06-08 08:16 PM
Response to Reply #114
120. If that's as far as you can see... then be happy with your candidate.
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  -Have you ever been left high and dry by a performance that everybody else loved? BigBearJohn  May-06-08 01:46 AM   #0 
  - have you read his books?  virtualobserver   May-06-08 01:49 AM   #1 
  - yes  Skittles   May-06-08 01:58 AM   #8 
  - have you read his policy proposals? We all know you haven't. Or if you have, you don't give a shit  cryingshame   May-06-08 04:30 PM   #85 
  - I read one of them  JoFerret   May-06-08 05:49 AM   #61 
  - He's afraid to say "windfall profits tax"  The_Casual_Observer   May-06-08 01:49 AM   #2 
  - "Obama calls for windfall tax on oil profits as gas prices soar"  Ashy Larry   May-06-08 02:03 AM   #12 
  - yo Vinny, it says "Casual Observer"  mythyc   May-06-08 05:25 AM   #52 
  - Makiing stuff up out of whole cloth completely discredits  cali   May-06-08 05:38 AM   #58 
  - Well among other things I LOVE the fact that he is against the gas tax holiday.  dkf   May-06-08 01:51 AM   #3 
  - Better you pay it than the oil companies. Suffering builds character.  The_Casual_Observer   May-06-08 01:57 AM   #7 
     - Prices increase in order to decrease demand.  dkf   May-06-08 02:01 AM   #11 
  - That's a perfectly fair opinion, I just hope you won't be voting for McCain in the General Election  Hippo_Tron   May-06-08 01:51 AM   #4 
  - There is ZERO chance I will be voting for McCain.  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 01:59 AM   #9 
     - Good enough for me  Hippo_Tron   May-06-08 02:07 AM   #16 
        - Another two people here who won't be voting Republican... EVER, EVER.  Radio_Lady   May-06-08 06:47 PM   #101 
  - Gravitas...LOL......  cliffordu   May-06-08 01:53 AM   #5 
  - To some degree, I know exactly what you mean ...  NanceGreggs   May-06-08 01:55 AM   #6 
  - So, are you saying Obama has never lied to you?  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 02:05 AM   #14 
  - Please stuff it  knight_of_the_star   May-06-08 03:24 AM   #40 
     - People can disagree.  girl gone mad   May-06-08 03:55 AM   #42 
     - Yeah I know  knight_of_the_star   May-06-08 04:03 PM   #80 
     - Don't dare make her stop  Awsi Dooger   May-06-08 04:16 AM   #44 
     - But she used to be so good  knight_of_the_star   May-06-08 04:03 PM   #81 
     - Post of the day.  janesez   May-06-08 10:18 PM   #124 
     - Swooning affects the judgment.  JoFerret   May-06-08 05:50 AM   #63 
     - Very pithy, uninformative, and fails to address what I actually said  knight_of_the_star   May-06-08 04:04 PM   #82 
        - What you actually said was very rude and condescending  JoFerret   May-06-08 04:26 PM   #84 
           - Doesn't stop it from being true  knight_of_the_star   May-07-08 02:09 PM   #126 
     - If I might use one of your own quotes to respond?  NanceGreggs   May-06-08 07:51 PM   #113 
        - You used to go after the GOP, the real opponent  knight_of_the_star   May-07-08 02:07 PM   #125 
           - Nah, I'm not a has-been ...  NanceGreggs   May-07-08 09:36 PM   #130 
  - My gravitas will be evident...  boppers   May-06-08 02:01 AM   #10 
  - So, no real substance to this post, just attacking Obama? Ok, message delivered.  Justitia   May-06-08 02:05 AM   #13 
  - I don't think he sucks. I'll vote for him if he gets nominated. I'm just saying  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 02:07 AM   #17 
     - You repeat a common refrain  rontun   May-06-08 03:14 AM   #38 
     - I like your post  mamalone   May-06-08 04:34 PM   #86 
     - Thanks  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 06:04 PM   #91 
     - Great post!  Owl   May-06-08 06:31 PM   #97 
     - on the other hand, Bill Clinton was tested  hfojvt   May-06-08 03:26 AM   #41 
  - If You Are Gonna Go All Big And Cute Please Learn To Spell  Binka   May-06-08 02:06 AM   #15 
  - Oh. Thank you so much for spellchecking.  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 02:08 AM   #18 
     - Hey You Gonna Go Big And Brassy Get It Right Sugar  Binka   May-06-08 02:12 AM   #23 
        - Yes, Ma'am. Hope your dream comes true.  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 02:17 AM   #25 
  - "Now I'VE GOT THE BAT!"  TheDonkey   May-06-08 02:10 AM   #19 
  - Walk the streets of chicagos south side where Obama worked and lived, survive trial by fire indeed  Boz   May-06-08 02:11 AM   #20 
  - What on earth did Obama do in those trenches. You're words lack substance.  Maribelle   May-06-08 05:53 AM   #64 
     - And you say this from 1000s of miles away, you must be so much more informed rather than just being  Boz   May-06-08 06:23 AM   #66 
  - People like him.  Fox Mulder   May-06-08 02:11 AM   #21 
  - Ok. You start. Bring up an issue that really matters and we'll discuss it.  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 02:19 AM   #26 
     - Banning Cluster Bombs, Discuss  Boz   May-06-08 05:07 AM   #47 
     - ~ ~ crickets ~ ~  mythyc   May-06-08 05:34 AM   #53 
     - The legislation didn't "ban cluster bombs," fwiw.  Sparkly   May-06-08 07:19 AM   #71 
     - Life Begins At Conception, Discuss  Boz   May-06-08 05:09 AM   #48 
     - ~ ~ crickets ~ ~  mythyc   May-06-08 05:35 AM   #54 
     - Neither candidate wants to set back reproductive rights.  Sparkly   May-06-08 07:20 AM   #72 
     - Obama voted AGAINST rescuing babies who survive failed abortions.  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 06:06 PM   #92 
     - H1-B Alien worker visas and American Jobs, Discuss  Boz   May-06-08 05:11 AM   #49 
     - ~ ~ crickets ~ ~  mythyc   May-06-08 05:35 AM   #55 
     - Both candidates have similar plans for "aliens."  Sparkly   May-06-08 07:21 AM   #73 
     - US Preemptive Attack War Standing, Discuss  Boz   May-06-08 05:13 AM   #50 
     - ~ ~ crickets ~ ~  mythyc   May-06-08 05:36 AM   #56 
     - Which candidate are we talking about, again?  Sparkly   May-06-08 07:23 AM   #74 
     - Corporate Privatization of Government Programs and Agencies, Discuss  Boz   May-06-08 05:15 AM   #51 
        - ~ ~ crickets ~ ~  mythyc   May-06-08 05:40 AM   #59 
        - Thanks, I think Adlai Stevenson said it best  Boz   May-06-08 05:49 AM   #62 
           - rhetoric after my own heart  mythyc   May-06-08 05:57 AM   #65 
        - Are we talking about Republicans here?  Sparkly   May-06-08 07:24 AM   #75 
  - 1.5 million donors is GRAVITAS in my book.  thecatburgler   May-06-08 02:11 AM   #22 
  - That's a very reasoned response. Thanks for posting it.  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 02:16 AM   #24 
  - I don't need to fall in love and I don't expect to nominate a liberal.  sfexpat2000   May-06-08 02:24 AM   #27 
  - Yes. His knuckles don't drag the ground enough when he walks...  Triana   May-06-08 02:25 AM   #28 
  - Hillary has been "tried" on several occasions and failed.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-06-08 02:28 AM   #29 
  - 14 of her and Bills friends were "tried" and found guilty, But Hillary will have to wait until after  Boz   May-06-08 06:37 AM   #67 
  - Like I've been saying, Obama's all HYPE packaged as hope.  TheGoldenRule   May-06-08 02:28 AM   #30 
  - What do you mean he hasn't been tested?!!!  Usrename   May-06-08 02:32 AM   #31 
  - single-handedly?  leftofcool   May-06-08 02:54 AM   #35 
     - You must be kidding, right?  Usrename   May-06-08 03:13 AM   #37 
  - I suppose I could argue,  Kurovski   May-06-08 02:47 AM   #32 
  - What is it with this "savior" horseshit?  eridani   May-06-08 02:51 AM   #33 
  - so whats hillary done besides get married and lie her butt off?  goletian   May-06-08 02:52 AM   #34 
  - So if he gets the nom...and then wins in a landslide against mcSAME  chknltl   May-06-08 03:07 AM   #36 
  - If Barack wins the presidency, I will be delighted. My biggest fear is, HE WON'T  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 06:17 PM   #93 
     - Commendable response. I will tell you HOW he will win  chknltl   May-06-08 10:13 PM   #123 
  - Might I add that the road to hell is paved with evil actions.  rontun   May-06-08 03:24 AM   #39 
  - Oh, I see. But it's "OK" for him to attack Pakistan? and missile strikes in Iran?  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 06:38 PM   #98 
  - How does it feel knowing that Hillary has written a concession speech  hokies4ever   May-06-08 04:12 AM   #43 
  - yes, in the 2000 election and again in 2004....high and dry....  ruby slippers   May-06-08 04:23 AM   #45 
  - Yes, The Hillary Obliterating Iran Comment Left Me Dry  lligrd   May-06-08 04:28 AM   #46 
  - But you're ok with Obama bombing Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan?  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 06:41 PM   #99 
  - Exactly....Barry makes a hell of a cheerleader, though.  DemVet   May-06-08 05:37 AM   #57 
  - And why do you back Clinton? What will she do but everything that has been done and hasn't worked?  melody   May-06-08 05:44 AM   #60 
  - If I thought Barack could win the GE, I'd vote for him as nominee.  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 06:43 PM   #100 
     - You're comparing a benevolent corporatist to a psychopathic corporatist  melody   May-06-08 07:01 PM   #105 
        - OMFG  Lilith Velkor   May-06-08 08:12 PM   #116 
           - Using DU animated gifs and burning their bandwidth isn't an argument  melody   May-06-08 09:06 PM   #122 
  - Wow - when I clicked on I thought it was a post about Hillary.  Vinca   May-06-08 06:54 AM   #68 
  - You nailed that one.  LWolf   May-06-08 07:08 AM   #69 
  - Lack of experience is a big problem  OzarkDem   May-06-08 07:18 AM   #70 
  - Or maybe it's just  graycem   May-06-08 07:26 AM   #76 
  - empty rhetoric appeals to those that want something but don't know what  GoldieAZ49   May-06-08 07:28 AM   #77 
  - I hear ya!  susankh4   May-06-08 07:31 AM   #78 
  - Aha!! Eureka! THAT'S what I was thinking of.  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 06:51 PM   #102 
  - Gravitas?  gbrenna   May-06-08 10:00 AM   #79 
  - There is much more to gravitas than looks or appearance.  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 06:59 PM   #103 
  - Shows you how LAME the other choice is...  PassingFair   May-06-08 04:07 PM   #83 
  - To answer your question about a disappointing performance  merh   May-06-08 04:40 PM   #87 
  - What they see in Hillary is a DEMOCRAT who can win the General Election. Obama cannot.  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 07:01 PM   #104 
     - I disagree  merh   May-06-08 07:49 PM   #110 
        - I pray you are right.  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 08:06 PM   #115 
           - Over 1.5 million donors  merh   May-06-08 08:13 PM   #117 
  - Eh. Everybody is entitled to their own opinions.  orangepeel68   May-06-08 04:45 PM   #88 
  - Some people prefer bright, shiny objects, rainbows and unicorns as evidenced by GWB.  Beausoir   May-06-08 04:47 PM   #89 
  - I couldn't agree more.  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 07:03 PM   #106 
     - Which is why you made your post big, bright, and shiny green, right?  Occam Bandage   May-07-08 02:10 PM   #128 
  - And what's up with Germans and David Hasselhoff? n/t  rucky   May-06-08 04:47 PM   #90 
  - What a load!  TexasObserver   May-06-08 06:21 PM   #94 
  - Only in a one-on-one situation. Whether those who came before, or those who came after  scarletwoman   May-06-08 06:23 PM   #95 
  - A movement fueled by little that is authentic  DemGa   May-06-08 06:27 PM   #96 
  - Here's my deal:  Erin Elizabeth   May-06-08 07:03 PM   #107 
  - He may be the right person for the job IF he gets the job.  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 07:18 PM   #108 
     - Where did I ever say winning the nomination equal  Erin Elizabeth   May-06-08 07:33 PM   #109 
     - And yet you can't do the latter if you can't do the former. That said,  Occam Bandage   May-07-08 02:15 PM   #129 
  - You know you lose when you start lumping whole populations and some media instilled meme  dcindian   May-06-08 07:49 PM   #111 
  - You're entitled to your opinion. Mine came only from personal observation -no one else.  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 08:14 PM   #118 
  - Its over  Jake3463   May-06-08 07:50 PM   #112 
  - And Hillary HAS??  newmajority   May-06-08 07:51 PM   #114 
  - If that's as far as you can see... then be happy with your candidate.  BigBearJohn   May-06-08 08:16 PM   #120 
  - Yeah, I saw "Cats" once. n/t  reflection   May-06-08 08:14 PM   #119 
  - Neither has Hillary  dansolo   May-06-08 08:21 PM   #121 
  - Dear Mr. Gravitas: Changing the font and color of your post makes you look like  Occam Bandage   May-07-08 02:10 PM   #127 
 

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