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H2O Man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-22-08 09:24 AM
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10. Right.
It provides us with an opportunity to make significant gains in congressional elections, as well as taking the White House.

Bush & Co are viewed as representing the oil industry. McCain has nestling with the administration, to gain conservatyive support. Those republicans running for re-election have some tough choices regarding if they embrace Bush-McCain this fall.
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  -Your opinion, please: H2O Man  May-22-08 09:07 AM   #0 
  - They'll be thinking...  rucky   May-22-08 09:08 AM   #1 
  - Right.  H2O Man   May-22-08 09:11 AM   #2 
  - This is the main problem of the type of urbanization that has  MadMaddie   May-22-08 08:31 PM   #53 
  - I think they will blame both  rurallib   May-22-08 09:11 AM   #3 
  - The oil industry  H2O Man   May-22-08 09:22 AM   #8 
  - They will be thinking "Damn Demoncraps."  BurtWorm   May-22-08 09:13 AM   #4 
  - Right.  H2O Man   May-22-08 09:24 AM   #10 
  - The one that aggressively attacks this problem  nomad1776   May-22-08 09:14 AM   #5 
  - True.  H2O Man   May-22-08 09:25 AM   #11 
  - Gas pump blues.....  BlueJac   May-22-08 09:18 AM   #6 
  - Yeah.  H2O Man   May-22-08 05:05 PM   #25 
  - This very excellent point was brought up on MSNBC last night... "when  K Gardner   May-22-08 09:22 AM   #7 
  - Right.  H2O Man   May-22-08 05:07 PM   #26 
  - I would say neither party will benefit.  Indiana_Dem   May-22-08 09:22 AM   #9 
  - I agree that  H2O Man   May-22-08 05:10 PM   #27 
  - Both Sides Will Spin This To Their Advantage... but as an individual who is dealing with high gas  berni_mccoy   May-22-08 09:27 AM   #12 
  - As is often the case,  H2O Man   May-22-08 05:12 PM   #28 
  - Democrats are making a bit of noise...but not much . . . !!!  defendandprotect   May-22-08 09:36 AM   #13 
  - Not enough.  H2O Man   May-22-08 05:14 PM   #30 
     - That's what I think too H2OMan  truedelphi   May-22-08 08:10 PM   #52 
  - My opinion is that in any really free market we'd be seeing HUGE new choices .. .  defendandprotect   May-22-08 09:38 AM   #14 
  - You are right.  H2O Man   May-22-08 05:16 PM   #31 
  - Talk it up at the pump!  endarkenment   May-22-08 09:54 AM   #15 
  - Exactly!  H2O Man   May-22-08 05:18 PM   #32 
     - My husband and I do the same thing.  PA Democrat   May-22-08 05:58 PM   #38 
        - Right.  H2O Man   May-22-08 07:20 PM   #42 
  - That kind of metric favors parties that're out of power  iconicgnom   May-22-08 10:35 AM   #16 
  - Valid points.  H2O Man   May-22-08 05:21 PM   #34 
  - Perhaps the Dems, only slightly though  Marrah_G   May-22-08 10:40 AM   #17 
  - I agree.  H2O Man   May-22-08 05:24 PM   #36 
     - Yanno- this agreeing is becoming a habit  Marrah_G   May-22-08 07:24 PM   #44 
  - Not as simple as it seems to answer  Tom Rinaldo   May-22-08 11:00 AM   #18 
  - Very interesting.  H2O Man   May-22-08 07:27 PM   #45 
  - You DO realize that if gas gets above $5 a gallon...  dchill   May-22-08 11:03 AM   #19 
  - Well I know with  H2O Man   May-22-08 07:32 PM   #46 
     - I really didn't mean to sound so flip about it...  dchill   May-22-08 08:39 PM   #54 
  - Dems, obviously, though the GOP will try to blame it on taxes, and campaign on a cut.  Occam Bandage   May-22-08 11:07 AM   #20 
  - Is This A Trick Question?  Me.   May-22-08 11:22 AM   #21 
  - Yes and no.  H2O Man   May-22-08 07:36 PM   #49 
  - I will be  bulldogge   May-22-08 01:08 PM   #22 
  - Good Question  Me.   May-22-08 02:57 PM   #24 
  - I suspect Americans will have some more questions about this:  AtomicKitten   May-22-08 01:10 PM   #23 
  - Yes!  H2O Man   May-22-08 07:36 PM   #48 
  - People will be walking to buy a pack of cigarettes and a six pack of beer,  Swamp Rat   May-22-08 05:13 PM   #29 
  - Heard a piece on CNN Radio News about a farmer who bought a mule to do work  PA Democrat   May-22-08 05:24 PM   #35 
     - I am reminded of  H2O Man   May-22-08 07:39 PM   #50 
  - It will work for us for one cycle, but we'd better make a difference  RichardRay   May-22-08 05:19 PM   #33 
  - I've been putting off xeriscaping my lawn, but began the project a month ago.  Straight Shooter   May-22-08 05:39 PM   #37 
  - Rightwing radio is blaming the environmental movement.  mmonk   May-22-08 06:08 PM   #39 
  - I had the oppty to talk with a Florida Republican yesterday  rosesaylavee   May-22-08 06:37 PM   #40 
  - Neither political party will benefit from this.  Lerrad   May-22-08 06:50 PM   #41 
  - The sad truth is that the people who will decide the election aren't even thinking about it now.  TexasObserver   May-22-08 07:22 PM   #43 
  - Voters will blame both parties (mostly 'R') ... and both parties (mostly 'D') will blame Detroit.  TahitiNut   May-22-08 07:35 PM   #47 
  - I forgot about our rotary mower, thanks for the reminder. ;) As to the question  mzmolly   May-22-08 08:03 PM   #51 
  - whenever I hear people complaining about gas prices  RazBerryBeret   May-22-08 08:45 PM   #55 
  - The corporate party members will benefit.  windoe   May-23-08 10:58 AM   #56 
 

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