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4. Excellent post, grant!
I've never knew much about Kaine until right this moment and now I'm all enthused :)
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  -A closer look seems to confirm Kaine will be the VP Nominee grantcart  Jul-27-08 10:54 PM   #0 
  - He's always been my top choice  BrentTaylor   Jul-27-08 10:56 PM   #1 
  - And, it would be fun to say 'OBAMA/KAINE!' 'YES, WE KAINE!'  flpoljunkie   Jul-28-08 08:43 AM   #81 
  - there'll be those who work to make Kaine unpalatable to the Democratic base  cryingshame   Jul-28-08 09:44 AM   #90 
  - Superb post.  Old Crusoe   Jul-27-08 10:58 PM   #2 
  - Found this on Wikipedia..  zidzi   Jul-27-08 11:09 PM   #10 
     - Not bad at all. Hi, zidzi.  Old Crusoe   Jul-27-08 11:11 PM   #12 
        - And, of course, if he makes the cut he'll  zidzi   Jul-27-08 11:15 PM   #17 
           - I like the common strands of their two lives. They sound like they  Old Crusoe   Jul-27-08 11:17 PM   #19 
              - Yes..and it's the first time I've really looked  zidzi   Jul-27-08 11:25 PM   #24 
  - Can't Argue With Your Analysis  bkinsd   Jul-27-08 10:58 PM   #3 
  - Yeah, with all grant has to write about him..I'm  zidzi   Jul-27-08 11:00 PM   #6 
  - Excellent post, grant!  zidzi   Jul-27-08 10:58 PM   #4 
  - "Marriage between a man and a woman is ...a keystone of our civil society" - Tim Kaine  Bluebear   Jul-27-08 11:00 PM   #5 
  - well I linked back to the sources and to their sources  grantcart   Jul-27-08 11:13 PM   #15 
  - from the same article - again dated 2005  grantcart   Jul-27-08 11:19 PM   #21 
  - "I have never said I supported gay civil unions, gay marriages" - Ecch.  Bluebear   Jul-28-08 12:52 AM   #46 
  - The disturbing thing (other than supporting a state constitutional ban on same sex marriage)  ruggerson   Jul-27-08 11:57 PM   #37 
  - The article which is more than 2 years old says that he is against gay adoptions  grantcart   Jul-28-08 12:30 AM   #38 
  - He's against gay *couples* adopting  ruggerson   Jul-28-08 12:46 AM   #42 
     - That makes no sense. Hetero couples split up all the time--unless  wienerdoggie   Jul-28-08 12:52 AM   #47 
     - Well he was in favor of the constitutional amendment in VA banning marriage  ruggerson   Jul-28-08 12:56 AM   #50 
        - That's odd, for a Democrat with a civil-rights background. Maybe it's  wienerdoggie   Jul-28-08 12:59 AM   #52 
        - If you read some of the other posts in the thread you will see that  grantcart   Jul-28-08 01:16 AM   #60 
           - Well, that's a point in his favor.  wienerdoggie   Jul-28-08 01:18 AM   #61 
           - And all though he is personally against abortion he also fought for planned parenthood.  grantcart   Jul-28-08 01:47 AM   #68 
           - Good for Virginia GLBT Democrats, but we have far more attractive candidates  Bluebear   Jul-28-08 01:20 AM   #62 
              - Can you name a single "more attractive candidate" that once they took  grantcart   Jul-28-08 01:46 AM   #67 
              - I'm not interested in pandering to "very conservative states" for my rights, thanks.  Bluebear   Jul-28-08 02:32 AM   #71 
                 - Then you would've been railing against Al Gore in 1992  Hippo_Tron   Jul-28-08 03:30 AM   #75 
                 - Then just stay with the facts  grantcart   Jul-28-08 09:40 AM   #89 
              - Who? Hillary? She has the very same position as Kaine...*against*  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jul-28-08 08:05 AM   #79 
                 - Who's talking about Hillary?  ruggerson   Jul-28-08 08:53 AM   #83 
                    - But, then who is suitable. Of all of the candidates for P and VP, the only one  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jul-28-08 10:50 AM   #95 
        - please see post 55  grantcart   Jul-28-08 01:07 AM   #56 
           - grantcart, he ran against Kilgore  ruggerson   Jul-28-08 09:05 AM   #84 
              - VA GLBT lists him as a "hero"  grantcart   Jul-28-08 10:43 AM   #94 
     - Oh good gravy, and if the single adopting parent dies, the child has nothing.  Bluebear   Jul-28-08 12:53 AM   #48 
     - It is clear that he has the strong support of VA gay community and this may be why  grantcart   Jul-28-08 01:11 AM   #58 
     - It is definitely a convoluted position - no question about it  grantcart   Jul-28-08 12:54 AM   #49 
     - "Governor Kaine Chooses To Appear With President Bush at Monticello"  Bluebear   Jul-28-08 01:22 AM   #64 
        - they simply listed his schedule without any comment what so ever  grantcart   Jul-28-08 01:41 AM   #66 
     - please see replies down thread  grantcart   Jul-28-08 01:55 AM   #69 
        - 'the Democratic GLBT ..who seem to embrace him with affection.' OK, please cite all this affection  Bluebear   Jul-28-08 02:39 AM   #72 
           - I could care less who Obama picks for VP but I think its going to be Kaine and  grantcart   Jul-28-08 02:53 AM   #73 
              - This is going in circles, I'm not about to research more "courageous" moves in conservative states  Bluebear   Jul-28-08 04:39 AM   #76 
  - Interestingly his first executive order was expanding civil rights for gays  grantcart   Jul-28-08 01:01 AM   #55 
     - He supported putting bigotry and exclusion in his state's constitution.  Harvey Korman   Jul-28-08 09:14 AM   #85 
        - Well you don't even bother reading before posting because it is obvious  grantcart   Jul-28-08 10:55 AM   #96 
           - You're spinning like a top  Harvey Korman   Jul-28-08 11:51 AM   #99 
  - They won't care.  Harvey Korman   Jul-28-08 09:14 AM   #86 
  - Further evidence shows that the "gay baiting" charge was a completely bogus  grantcart   Jul-28-08 11:24 AM   #98 
  - I'd be happy with this. nt  stratomagi   Jul-27-08 11:01 PM   #7 
  - Wouldn't object to Kaine being VP  bambino   Jul-27-08 11:03 PM   #8 
  - What is his area of expertise? He has only been governor for 3 years.  Mass   Jul-27-08 11:08 PM   #9 
  - If I am correct then I think the expertise that he was referring to  grantcart   Jul-27-08 11:15 PM   #16 
  - I did not get it this way. I understood it as economical policies or other areas.  Mass   Jul-27-08 11:17 PM   #20 
     - and you certainly could be right but listening to him again I was struck  grantcart   Jul-27-08 11:26 PM   #25 
  - We were at a graduation a couple of years ago and Tim Kaine  my3boyz   Jul-28-08 01:00 AM   #53 
  - Once again, Grantcart,  cliffordu   Jul-27-08 11:09 PM   #11 
  - It would really ease the last 3 months  Awsi Dooger   Jul-27-08 11:12 PM   #13 
  - I was at an event here in Kansas last week and Kaine's mom was there  proud2Blib   Jul-27-08 11:12 PM   #14 
  - Minor detail  proud2Blib   Jul-27-08 11:16 PM   #18 
  - even better it adds another state  grantcart   Jul-27-08 11:20 PM   #22 
     - When you live on the Kansas side of the Kansas City area,  proud2Blib   Jul-27-08 11:24 PM   #23 
  - good post  darius15   Jul-27-08 11:28 PM   #26 
  - Welcome to DU, darius15. Was it Jim Webb who said he was not  Old Crusoe   Jul-27-08 11:29 PM   #27 
     - thanks  darius15   Jul-27-08 11:33 PM   #29 
        - darius, we promise to do far better under Obama than under Bush  Old Crusoe   Jul-27-08 11:36 PM   #31 
  - Not a bad choice, but I want Hillary (or Biden)  elkston   Jul-27-08 11:30 PM   #28 
  - good points and I would welcome either but he has his mind made up and  grantcart   Jul-27-08 11:34 PM   #30 
  - let her be a surrogate  dwickham   Jul-28-08 12:43 AM   #41 
  - Seriously, you come from the year 2057, right? Just visiting to push us in the right direction?  phrigndumass   Jul-27-08 11:38 PM   #32 
  - Yes. I think your theory bears literal prophecy.  Old Crusoe   Jul-27-08 11:41 PM   #33 
     - LOL, me too!  phrigndumass   Jul-27-08 11:46 PM   #34 
        - Oh. Sorry -- I didn't know. Eight years of dubya have left me  Old Crusoe   Jul-27-08 11:48 PM   #35 
  - Who's Andrew and Jen?  Drunken Irishman   Jul-27-08 11:49 PM   #36 
  - The biggest problem is a silly one  MonkeyFunk   Jul-28-08 12:35 AM   #39 
  - Ha!!!  VolcanoJen   Jul-28-08 12:47 AM   #43 
     - Well, the BIGGEST problem is really  MonkeyFunk   Jul-28-08 12:56 AM   #51 
     - then you should re read the thread  grantcart   Jul-28-08 01:30 AM   #65 
     - Obama/Kaine for the soul  nxylas   Jul-28-08 12:00 PM   #101 
  - I don't think Obama wants another Obama. This guy sounds like Obama  wienerdoggie   Jul-28-08 12:41 AM   #40 
  - Interesting! You have me convinced. :) Great analysis! nt  my3boyz   Jul-28-08 12:49 AM   #44 
  - Interesting idea.  BlooInBloo   Jul-28-08 12:51 AM   #45 
  - I hope you're wrong, because I believe we need a unity ticket, Obama/Clinton, to unite the party.  highplainsdem   Jul-28-08 01:00 AM   #54 
  - He can't pick another female because Hillary fans would have a fit! nt  my3boyz   Jul-28-08 01:09 AM   #57 
  - I agree. I don't think he'll announce his choice this week. I think he'll wait till  highplainsdem   Jul-28-08 01:21 AM   #63 
  - Well... I *KNOW* you're wrong.... the party is already largely united.... "Unity Ticket" is dead  scheming daemons   Jul-28-08 09:16 AM   #87 
  - his death penalty pardons may be an issue  thatsrightimirish   Jul-28-08 01:15 AM   #59 
  - Interesting video about Kaine  grantcart   Jul-28-08 02:13 AM   #70 
  - Good ad...  RNdaSilva   Jul-28-08 03:19 AM   #74 
  - I'm hoping you're right.  jefferson_dem   Jul-28-08 04:58 AM   #77 
  - Thanks for providing all that information  davidpdx   Jul-28-08 06:43 AM   #78 
  - Kaine would be a good choice  nxylas   Jul-28-08 08:33 AM   #80 
  - I've always felt he should go with a governor  BeyondGeography   Jul-28-08 08:44 AM   #82 
  - kick  grantcart   Jul-28-08 09:37 AM   #88 
  - MSNBC: Obama ruling out Senators?  grantcart   Jul-28-08 09:53 AM   #91 
  - I doubt that he ruled anything out in that line  darius15   Jul-28-08 09:57 AM   #93 
  - who?  paulk   Jul-28-08 09:56 AM   #92 
  - When your day is done and you wanna run  Obama_for_our_future   Jul-28-08 11:01 AM   #97 
  - After watching the events unfold the last couple days, I have to wonder--  wienerdoggie   Jul-28-08 11:56 AM   #100 
  - Who?  truebrit71   Jul-28-08 12:01 PM   #102 
  - Yeah, that pretty much sums it up.  wienerdoggie   Jul-28-08 12:03 PM   #103 
  - Fine with me --- A.B.B. - ANYBODY BUT BAYH!!  Douglas Carpenter   Jul-28-08 12:07 PM   #104 
  - Further proof it will be Kaine...  Kristi1696   Jul-28-08 12:25 PM   #105 
     - I, obviously, agree but great links thank you  grantcart   Jul-28-08 09:13 PM   #106 

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