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scheming daemons Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-30-08 01:27 PM
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Yes.... it would do figuratively what Jesse Jackson threatened to do literally
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  -Hillary Clinton agrees to Denver keynote - sign she's not running mate Lirwin2  Jul-30-08 12:29 PM   #0 
  - Was it ever even in question??  JackORoses   Jul-30-08 12:34 PM   #1 
  - If she isn't on the ticket, our odds of taking back the White House in November are diminished.  highplainsdem   Jul-30-08 12:42 PM   #2 
  - Hillary is head and shoulders over the dwarfs who have been floated. Including blubbermouth Biden.  chimpymustgo   Jul-30-08 12:49 PM   #8 
  - I'm with yoy 100%.  emilyg   Jul-30-08 01:08 PM   #17 
  - She is also the 3rd most divisive person in American Politics  Jake3463   Jul-30-08 01:18 PM   #32 
  - And your charge is based on what? BO should pick someone who can help him win and govern.  chimpymustgo   Jul-30-08 01:20 PM   #39 
     - I don't think she helps him win  Jake3463   Jul-30-08 01:22 PM   #43 
     - Your thinking is wrong.  chimpymustgo   Jul-30-08 01:43 PM   #63 
     - He will pick someone that can help him win and govern....  scheming daemons   Jul-30-08 01:22 PM   #44 
     - haha, didn't you just say yesterday the VP choice won't change the outcome?  Drunken Irishman   Jul-30-08 03:14 PM   #84 
  - Biden is a very serious foreign policy person - far more than HRC  karynnj   Jul-30-08 01:19 PM   #36 
  - You've got that right....  cricket08   Jul-30-08 01:28 PM   #55 
  - Since when has the country "absolutely needed" *ANY* VP?  CakeGrrl   Jul-30-08 05:10 PM   #96 
  - Clinton seriously detracts from the ticket.  Milo_Bloom   Jul-30-08 02:03 PM   #71 
  - I am a big admirer of Joe Biden and I object to your calling him a "blubbermouth."  totodeinhere   Jul-30-08 02:04 PM   #72 
  - agreed  paulk   Jul-30-08 12:54 PM   #10 
  - I've always thought he took the idea of winning seriously.  MyPetRock   Jul-30-08 01:38 PM   #61 
  - Hillary as VP would be a huge mistake.  Oregonian   Jul-30-08 01:25 PM   #49 
  - Change  snooper2   Jul-30-08 01:28 PM   #56 
  - Of all the incredibly STUPID reasons to disagree with Clinton as VP - that one is the stupidest.  Hoof Hearted   Jul-30-08 01:37 PM   #60 
     - Yeah, saying no to plutocracy  snooper2   Jul-30-08 01:49 PM   #65 
     - It's not stupid at all. How in the world can Hillary be considered an agent of change?  totodeinhere   Jul-30-08 02:06 PM   #73 
  - Oh, please. The last time a VP was relevant to the electoral outcome was '64.  beachmom   Jul-30-08 02:18 PM   #77 
     - I think you're thinking of '60 and not '64  Hippo_Tron   Jul-30-08 06:50 PM   #101 
  - Now I can donate to the DNC and Obama campaign again  CTD   Jul-30-08 12:44 PM   #3 
  - I am holding off donating to Obama until it is clear Hillary will not be VP  bermudat   Jul-30-08 12:57 PM   #12 
     - Any money you donate to Obama's campaign cannot legally be spent to pay off Clinton's campaign debt.  mloutre   Jul-30-08 01:07 PM   #15 
     - That is illegal. Your money cannot go towards her debt!  Liberal_Stalwart71   Jul-30-08 01:52 PM   #67 
  - oh, well, she'll give a really good speech at the convention.  ErinBerin84   Jul-30-08 12:45 PM   #4 
  - Whatever......  Beacool   Jul-30-08 12:46 PM   #5 
  - Didn't she want a primetime speaking slot?  democrattotheend   Jul-30-08 12:47 PM   #6 
  - Oh yeah, I wanted her to speak on the 88th anniversary of the women's right to vote.  Beacool   Jul-30-08 12:51 PM   #9 
     - the poster wasn't asking about what YOU want.  ErinBerin84   Jul-30-08 12:55 PM   #11 
     - Listen. If women want to be treated seriously, then that means being  beachmom   Jul-30-08 02:21 PM   #78 
     - Hillary isn't the same as the other candidates--she got a lot more votes and Obama failed to  StevieM   Jul-30-08 05:14 PM   #97 
        - Pointing out the truth  Jake3463   Jul-30-08 06:58 PM   #104 
     - Oh you gals!  ronnykmarshall   Jul-30-08 03:19 PM   #85 
     - So because she's a woman this is a concilliation prize?  Jake3463   Jul-30-08 06:54 PM   #102 
     - It really is so humiliating, isn't it? They won't show her a drop of respect. I expected her to  StevieM   Jul-30-08 05:18 PM   #98 
        - Tuesday is the Keynote fucking address  Jake3463   Jul-30-08 06:47 PM   #100 
        - You're really reaching there, aren't you?  Chloroplast   Jul-30-08 06:55 PM   #103 
  - Yes, that article is condescending bullshit, and I hope it's wrong.  highplainsdem   Jul-30-08 01:02 PM   #13 
  - Hillary came a hair away from winning the nomination.  Beacool   Jul-30-08 01:10 PM   #21 
  - It seems fitting to me  democrattotheend   Jul-30-08 01:12 PM   #24 
  - It seems fitting to me that Clinton should be VP if Obama is serious about uniting the party and  highplainsdem   Jul-30-08 01:16 PM   #30 
     - Got it.... so ANY speaking spot that indicates that Hillary is NOT the VP is "condescending"....  scheming daemons   Jul-30-08 01:21 PM   #41 
     - Bingo!!!  Beacool   Jul-30-08 01:23 PM   #46 
     - The party is united. PUMAs are political terrorists who use the threat of  Occam Bandage   Jul-30-08 01:25 PM   #48 
     - lol  Lirwin2   Jul-30-08 01:26 PM   #51 
     - No. They should simply be ignored.  Occam Bandage   Jul-30-08 01:27 PM   #52 
     - Pander to the PUMA's?  ronnykmarshall   Jul-30-08 03:32 PM   #89 
     - So what does Hillary bring to the table  Goblinmonger   Jul-30-08 01:50 PM   #66 
     - Here we go again...  Chloroplast   Jul-30-08 03:28 PM   #88 
  - She's the keynote speaker during primetime.  Bleachers7   Jul-30-08 01:15 PM   #28 
  - I guess we'll find out how many PUMAs there *really* are after the VP decision is announced  CakeGrrl   Jul-30-08 06:39 PM   #99 
  - She's giving the Keynote address  Jake3463   Jul-30-08 01:16 PM   #29 
  - When SHOULD she speak?  scheming daemons   Jul-30-08 01:16 PM   #31 
  - she was the presumptive winner at the offset, that was the hair away time  Whisp   Jul-30-08 05:03 PM   #95 
  - I thought all of you Clinton supporters had "gotten over" the Primary and were on board?  scheming daemons   Jul-30-08 01:11 PM   #22 
  - Only if on board means one foot on the dock, one foot on the edge of the boat...  LowerManhattanite   Jul-30-08 01:14 PM   # 
  - You mean when we're called "PUMA's" ???  ronnykmarshall   Jul-30-08 03:34 PM   #90 
  - well, NY Daily news is basically a tabloid, so condescending BS IS their specialty  ErinBerin84   Jul-30-08 01:11 PM   #23 
  - Stop whining already,  Bleachers7   Jul-30-08 01:14 PM   #26 
  - Bill will be speaking from the bed of a Truck out in the parking lot  JackORoses   Jul-30-08 01:07 PM   #14 
  - Quick Question....  prodn2000   Jul-30-08 03:05 PM   #82 
     - SNAP!  ronnykmarshall   Jul-30-08 03:20 PM   #86 
  - Isn't the Keynote speaker the third most prominent speaker?  Bleachers7   Jul-30-08 01:09 PM   #18 
  - Likely depends on the speakers and speeches  karynnj   Jul-30-08 01:26 PM   #50 
  - Let me get this straight...you're UPSET that Hillary is giving the keynote in prime time on Tuesday?  scheming daemons   Jul-30-08 01:10 PM   #20 
  - Umm not to be rude  Jake3463   Jul-30-08 01:14 PM   #27 
  - The problem here is that the PUMAs won't accept anything short of VP....  scheming daemons   Jul-30-08 01:18 PM   #35 
  - VP? The PUMAs want an insurrection & coup at the convention.  beachmom   Jul-30-08 02:23 PM   #79 
     - Thank you!  ronnykmarshall   Jul-30-08 03:23 PM   #87 
        - Because some Obama supporters who should have been TS'd  HopeLives   Jul-30-08 04:40 PM   #92 
  - It's the Democratic party, NOT Obama's party. Just as it's the  highplainsdem   Jul-30-08 01:24 PM   #47 
     - The Democratic Convention  Jake3463   Jul-30-08 01:27 PM   #54 
  - You're upset that she got the prime-time speaking slot she asked for?  Occam Bandage   Jul-30-08 01:18 PM   #33 
  - They're upset because it is not the VP slot on Wednesday night...  scheming daemons   Jul-30-08 01:19 PM   #37 
     - Denial must run deep. It was obvious she wasn't getting that slot from a month before she dropped.  Occam Bandage   Jul-30-08 01:20 PM   #40 
        - It was obvious to everyone, including Hillary, except for the ardent PUMAs....  scheming daemons   Jul-30-08 01:21 PM   #42 
           - And I wish Hillary would come out and PUBLICLY put the kibosh  beac   Jul-30-08 03:48 PM   #91 
  - Totally condescending article. Man up, Obama. Pick Hillary.  chimpymustgo   Jul-30-08 01:18 PM   #34 
  - "Man up, Obama. Pick a weak candidate because a few thousand shrieking diehards  Occam Bandage   Jul-30-08 01:22 PM   #45 
     - Yes.... it would do figuratively what Jesse Jackson threatened to do literally  scheming daemons   Jul-30-08 01:27 PM   # 
     - Clinton is far and away the strongest VP choice. Just as Obama would have been her strongest  highplainsdem   Jul-30-08 01:27 PM   #53 
        - I would never want Obama as VP  Jake3463   Jul-30-08 01:30 PM   #57 
        - That might be the case if the party was still split. As it stands, there is nothing that she brings  Occam Bandage   Jul-30-08 01:30 PM   #58 
           - Exactly.... aside from a few diehards, the party is ALREADY united...  scheming daemons   Jul-30-08 01:31 PM   #59 
              - No, it isn't. Polls have shown that it isn't. Obama's getting a smaller percentage of Democrats  highplainsdem   Jul-30-08 01:39 PM   #62 
  - Sooooooo  Goblinmonger   Jul-30-08 01:48 PM   #64 
     - There is absolutely NOTHING condescending about that speaking spot...  scheming daemons   Jul-30-08 01:52 PM   #68 
        - There is some serious  Goblinmonger   Jul-30-08 01:57 PM   #69 
        - Correction, for the Deadenders, anything short of the Thursday (nominee)  SurfingAtWork   Jul-30-08 03:10 PM   #83 
  - Good.  Arrowhead2k1   Jul-30-08 12:47 PM   #7 
  - Are you willing to give your life for Hillary's agenda for America?  Bleachers7   Jul-30-08 01:07 PM   #16 
  - is it on the menu at Olive Garden?  chimpsrsmarter   Jul-30-08 01:10 PM   #19 
  - That's interesting..on the anniversary  zidzi   Jul-30-08 01:13 PM   #25 
  - VP pick is going to be very soon  Jake3463   Jul-30-08 01:20 PM   #38 
  - Evan Bayh = Hillary Clinton with a penis  trewsx11   Jul-30-08 04:49 PM   #93 
  - The fact that Obama tapped a woman she's not speaking to..  Virginia Dare   Jul-30-08 01:59 PM   #70 
  - The "woman she's not speaking to" is still a friend of hers and asked for Clinton's okay  highplainsdem   Jul-30-08 02:11 PM   #74 
     - The article I read today..  Virginia Dare   Jul-30-08 02:12 PM   #75 
        - Here's a link to the 7/16 topic  highplainsdem   Jul-30-08 02:45 PM   #80 
           - Here's a link to today's story..  Virginia Dare   Jul-30-08 02:49 PM   #81 
  - I doubt she wanted it. It was just campaign fatigue at the very end.  beachmom   Jul-30-08 02:17 PM   #76 
  - Good for her.  SoonerPride   Jul-30-08 04:58 PM   #94 
  - Don't doubt for a second that President Obama will make the best choice!  Amimnoch   Jul-30-08 07:33 PM   #105 
 

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