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Drunken Irishman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 03:50 PM
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12. Give me a one minute head start, that rock is f'n big!
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  -I know this is unpopular, but I do like the idea of Chuck Hagel as VP. Drunken Irishman  Jun-20-08 03:44 PM   #0 
  - What would that say about the Democratic party?  rucky   Jun-20-08 03:47 PM   #1 
  - It says more for the Republican Party than it does the Democratic Party.  Drunken Irishman   Jun-20-08 03:48 PM   #3 
  - It would say even more about Obama  JoFerret   Jun-21-08 02:38 PM   #95 
  - It says the Democratic Party is the party for all (sane) Americans.  charles t   Jun-21-08 12:02 AM   #55 
  - think harder about this. consider that the vp is the 'spare'. consider  roguevalley   Jun-21-08 12:46 PM   #80 
  - I don't know.  Radical Activist   Jun-20-08 03:47 PM   # 
  - He's pretty conservative, but of course people can adapt.  Drunken Irishman   Jun-20-08 03:49 PM   #7 
  - I disagree  ElsewheresDaughter   Jun-20-08 03:47 PM   #2 
  - yes we don't need Repubs when we have Democrats  bambino   Jun-21-08 12:03 AM   #56 
  - That's a surefire way to lose the election  KingFlorez   Jun-20-08 03:48 PM   #4 
  - I don't see any reason why Democrats would not support this ticket.  Drunken Irishman   Jun-20-08 03:50 PM   #11 
     - The base would not turn out  KingFlorez   Jun-20-08 03:54 PM   #19 
     - I disagree, but that's why we're here.  Drunken Irishman   Jun-20-08 04:01 PM   #27 
     - You actually have no idea what you are talking about  Inuca   Jun-20-08 09:41 PM   #45 
     - Yep, that's the way I see it too. I don't have a major problem with him. It is VP afterall.  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Jun-20-08 06:26 PM   #35 
     - This election is more than Iraq  MrRobotsHolyOrders   Jun-20-08 06:35 PM   #36 
  - He's right on Iraq  dailykoff   Jun-20-08 03:49 PM   #5 
  - so has Ron Paul but they are both far right on all other issues  ElsewheresDaughter   Jun-21-08 11:50 AM   #75 
  - The good news is that I doubt ES&S machines would be a problem.  rsdsharp   Jun-20-08 03:49 PM   #6 
  - Consider it thrown ...  RoyGBiv   Jun-20-08 03:49 PM   #8 
  - Give me a one minute head start, that rock is f'n big!  Drunken Irishman   Jun-20-08 03:50 PM   #12 
     - I don't think you'll need it ...  RoyGBiv   Jun-20-08 03:58 PM   #24 
  - I prefer him to some of the other names being mentioned  DJ13   Jun-20-08 03:49 PM   #9 
  - you mean chuck hagel of ESS and election fraud? THAT chuck hagel?  niyad   Jun-20-08 03:50 PM   #10 
  - But remember, as VP, he's adopting the policy issues of the candidate.  Drunken Irishman   Jun-20-08 03:53 PM   #17 
     - that is a VERY large assumption--and doesn't change HOW he became a senator  niyad   Jun-20-08 03:58 PM   #23 
  - Hagel parroting Obama isn't a bad move... especially from former repuke  Imagevision   Jun-20-08 03:50 PM   #13 
  - I wouldn't mind it either but some people really don't like him (for good reason obviously.)  anonymous171   Jun-20-08 03:51 PM   #14 
  - Ah, yeah... He's a Republicon!!!  Breeze54   Jun-21-08 12:28 PM   #77 
  - What if, lord forbid, something happened to Obama?  LeftishBrit   Jun-20-08 03:51 PM   #15 
  - This is my only concern and why I've not fully embraced the idea.  Drunken Irishman   Jun-20-08 03:51 PM   #16 
  - Ask Lincoln how Andrew Johnson worked out (a democrat put on his ticket)  TheDonkey   Jun-21-08 12:09 AM   #58 
  - no  LiberalAndProud   Jun-20-08 03:53 PM   #18 
  - He's good on Iraq and national security, but  ProSense   Jun-20-08 03:56 PM   #20 
  - After 8 sickening, miserable years of Republican hell, you want a Republican on our ticket?  Rowdyboy   Jun-20-08 03:57 PM   #21 
  - Every idea needs a champion. But I do disagree.  Kristi1696   Jun-20-08 03:57 PM   #22 
  - As much as I like Hagel....................NO!  merci_me   Jun-20-08 03:58 PM   #25 
  - Check his damn voting record. He's a  frogmarch   Jun-20-08 04:00 PM   #26 
  - Phooey  eleny   Jun-20-08 04:13 PM   #28 
  - No way in hell  Bluenorthwest   Jun-20-08 04:19 PM   #29 
  - I am in Nebraska, and while I do respect Hagel, I would not  Rainbowreflect   Jun-20-08 04:28 PM   #30 
  - Is there a remote possibility  loyalsister   Jun-20-08 04:47 PM   #31 
  - I agree! NT  caledesi   Jun-20-08 04:54 PM   #32 
  - I can't get in line for this. With so many great Dems why do we need a . . .  papapi   Jun-20-08 05:02 PM   #33 
  - -  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jun-20-08 05:04 PM   #34 
  - No way! eom  Genevieve   Jun-20-08 06:43 PM   #37 
  - What about the word "REPUBLICAN" do you NOT understand??  WinkyDink   Jun-20-08 06:52 PM   #38 
  - Would you want to see a President Hagel?  frickaline   Jun-20-08 06:56 PM   #39 
  - No thanks. Why on earth would we want to a Republican on our  BlueStateGirl   Jun-20-08 07:38 PM   #40 
  - Neither do I.  Owl   Jun-20-08 07:45 PM   #41 
  - Hagel as VP is just about the dumbest idea I've heard yet.  Hoof Hearted   Jun-20-08 07:59 PM   #42 
  - I'm grateful to Chuck  northernlights   Jun-20-08 08:00 PM   #43 
  - I very much doubt that Hagel  Inuca   Jun-20-08 09:32 PM   #44 
  - they had a quote from him on Hardball last night  48percenter   Jun-21-08 01:05 PM   #87 
     - Yes,he would, that what I quoted above  Inuca   Jun-21-08 02:29 PM   #93 
  - Well your post can be explained by your chosen name.....  AuntPatsy   Jun-20-08 09:44 PM   #46 
  - NOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOO  Lisa0825   Jun-20-08 10:13 PM   #47 
  - Maybe he can help with the voting machines?!?!?  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jun-20-08 10:24 PM   #48 
  - Simply and F'ING NOOO!!!!!  calipendence   Jun-20-08 11:11 PM   #49 
  - I totally agree with you. I have followed him for YEARS with interest. He's...  dave123williams   Jun-20-08 11:13 PM   #50 
  - There's plenty of cabinet positions that he could be useful in and not be a THREAT!  calipendence   Jun-20-08 11:16 PM   #51 
     - Uhh.. we actually have a department of peace  OmahaBlueDog   Jun-21-08 01:17 AM   #63 
        - You evidently haven't been up on the lobbying efforts that have happened for the last few years...  calipendence   Jun-21-08 10:03 AM   #68 
           - I don't disagree with the sentinment, but..  OmahaBlueDog   Jun-21-08 03:23 PM   #101 
  - he favors  DaveinMD   Jun-20-08 11:29 PM   #52 
  - for peace in the Middle East I would dine with the devil himself  Douglas Carpenter   Jun-20-08 11:47 PM   #53 
  - And what evidence do you have that there would be Peace in ME with Hagel in?  KoKo01   Jun-21-08 03:04 PM   #100 
  - I never understood why people advocating for non-Democrats even WANT to be here.  BlooInBloo   Jun-20-08 11:48 PM   #54 
  - No flippin way. Unless Hagel declares himself a democrat and supports our platform I do not want  TheDonkey   Jun-21-08 12:07 AM   #57 
  - Right.. but that misses the whole point  OmahaBlueDog   Jun-21-08 01:22 AM   #64 
  - I'm fine with him. He's no different to me than any of the other names being  wienerdoggie   Jun-21-08 12:47 AM   #59 
  - If he's so great, why is he still a Republican?  WinkyDink   Jun-21-08 03:32 AM   #66 
  - I dunno. Probably because the folks here in Nebraska sent him to the Senate  wienerdoggie   Jun-21-08 11:04 AM   #72 
  - "he's a ....trustworthy man.." -- WRONG! Check his NOT Liberal Voting record!  Breeze54   Jun-21-08 12:31 PM   #78 
     - ??--being a Republican doesn't mean you're not trustworthy. I married a Republican.  wienerdoggie   Jun-21-08 12:53 PM   #82 
        - I do not trust Republicons at all.... Never have; never will !!  Breeze54   Jun-21-08 12:58 PM   #84 
        - LOL! Then the "enemy" is also my mom (lifelong Repub until recently), my brother,  wienerdoggie   Jun-21-08 01:03 PM   #86 
           - Then you've been in DENIAL.....  Breeze54   Jun-21-08 01:12 PM   #88 
              - You know that a lot of people are Republican simply because they're pro-life, right?  wienerdoggie   Jun-21-08 01:28 PM   #89 
                 - Then your rethug friends vote blindly, regardless of the RW agenda?!  Breeze54   Jun-21-08 02:02 PM   #90 
        - Oh NO  Inuca   Jun-21-08 02:32 PM   #94 
  - I admire him a lot but there are other ways he can contribute  grantcart   Jun-21-08 12:59 AM   #60 
  - If Hagel is our candidate...  hvn_nbr_2   Jun-21-08 01:02 AM   #61 
  - It's been tried. Historically, it sounds good; in practice, not-so-much  OmahaBlueDog   Jun-21-08 01:14 AM   #62 
  - Are you aware of his voting record?  woolldog   Jun-21-08 01:59 AM   #65 
  - No.  rosesaylavee   Jun-21-08 08:58 AM   #67 
  - The reason I think Obama will not choose Hagel is that he would  Old Crusoe   Jun-21-08 10:08 AM   #69 
  - Implode?!?  Breeze54   Jun-21-08 12:33 PM   #79 
  - No way, no how do we run Hagel as VP  NewJeffCT   Jun-21-08 10:24 AM   #70 
  - Then we'd be stuck with him in 2016. No thanks  Truth Hurts A Lot   Jun-21-08 10:38 AM   #71 
  - How long do you think it would be before someone tried to take Pres. Obama out...  polichick   Jun-21-08 11:11 AM   #73 
  - GOOD idea, if DEMS want to win for a change  Sensitivity   Jun-21-08 11:17 AM   #74 
  - You're drunk and dreaming... WAKE UP!!!  Breeze54   Jun-21-08 12:26 PM   #76 
  - But what about tie-breaking votes?  mvd   Jun-21-08 12:47 PM   #81 
  - I'm always amused by Dems such as yourself  Harvey Korman   Jun-21-08 12:54 PM   #83 
  - The last time there was a bipartisan ticket was Lincoln/Johnson  Hippo_Tron   Jun-21-08 12:59 PM   #85 
  - Obama will get it without him. Hagel is no friend of progressives.  cui bono   Jun-21-08 02:06 PM   #91 
  - A Repuke VP is just begging for something bad to happen...  cui bono   Jun-21-08 02:11 PM   #92 
  - No stone throwing here.  Phx_Dem   Jun-21-08 02:48 PM   #96 
  - From what I know about Hagel...  skooooo   Jun-21-08 02:49 PM   #97 
  - I think there are far better positions for him.  Milo_Bloom   Jun-21-08 02:51 PM   #98 
  - And what if something happens to Obama and Hagel (conservative Repug) becomes President?  KoKo01   Jun-21-08 03:01 PM   #99 
  - It seems to me there ought to be 2 Dems on the  LibDemAlways   Jun-21-08 03:27 PM   #102 
  - Locking  The Magistrate   Jun-21-08 04:00 PM   #103 
 

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