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Zodiak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-19-08 09:35 AM
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59. We.... at least you came back and admitted error
I respect that.

Anyone can be wrong, but only an honest person is willing to own it and face the music.
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  -Don't be fooled: Colin Powell will endorse MCCAIN! iceman66  Oct-17-08 10:12 AM   #0 
  - ABSOLUTELY!  IWantAnyDem   Oct-17-08 10:13 AM   #1 
  - Bet you a $50 donation to the Obama campaign... if you win, I'll donate in YOUR name  scheming daemons   Oct-17-08 10:14 AM   #2 
  - I'll take that bet.  iceman66   Oct-17-08 10:31 AM   #20 
     - Agreed! Either way, Obama gets $50!  scheming daemons   Oct-17-08 01:19 PM   #34 
        - OK.  iceman66   Oct-17-08 01:46 PM   #37 
        - YOU WIN!  iceman66   Oct-19-08 08:41 AM   #49 
  - Agreed  DU9598   Oct-17-08 10:15 AM   #3 
  - I'm wary of Powell as well.  AndyA   Oct-17-08 10:15 AM   #4 
  - Diane Rehm is trying to undermine the Obama campaign? n/t  renie408   Oct-17-08 10:16 AM   #5 
  - If he was for McCain, he wouldn't endorse at all.  BrentTaylor   Oct-17-08 10:16 AM   #6 
  - I completely agree. Faux is already marginalizing him....  timeforarevolution   Oct-17-08 10:30 AM   #18 
  - The pressure from the GOP is probably unrelenting. They want the black guy's  jazzjunkysue   Oct-17-08 06:07 PM   #48 
  - This would mean that Colin Powell...  TwoSparkles   Oct-17-08 10:20 AM   #7 
  - Powell should just keep his mouth shut. He lost  asjr   Oct-17-08 10:20 AM   #8 
  - He lost all credibility among DEMOCRATS.... but not among independents.....  scheming daemons   Oct-17-08 10:21 AM   #9 
     - I wish I could. It is the age old problem of  asjr   Oct-17-08 10:25 AM   #15 
     - Independents are as capable as Democrats of remembering that Powell used  gkhouston   Oct-17-08 10:27 AM   #17 
        - In poll after poll, Powell scores very high among independents....  scheming daemons   Oct-17-08 12:51 PM   #30 
           - The bigger picture is the economy. Powell will help that how?  gkhouston   Oct-17-08 01:18 PM   #33 
              - It wins us 48 hours of news cycles, and blows McCain off the front pages  scheming daemons   Oct-17-08 01:20 PM   #35 
  - i think powell endorsement means NOTHING. he was totally ineffective in office  spanone   Oct-17-08 10:21 AM   #10 
  - Either way....  bookman   Oct-17-08 10:22 AM   #11 
  - Yup, I agree  Harvey Korman   Oct-17-08 10:22 AM   #12 
  - Here is his entire giving record to campaigns. Notice "Macaca" Allen's  rateyes   Oct-17-08 10:23 AM   #13 
  - What this suggests  iceman66   Oct-17-08 10:55 AM   #23 
     - He gave money to that crook Heather Wilson.  rateyes   Oct-17-08 11:06 AM   #25 
        - Yes.  iceman66   Oct-17-08 11:09 AM   #26 
  - Why should we care about Powell's endorsement anyway ??  JBTO26   Oct-17-08 10:25 AM   #14 
  - Because he's still well respected among conservatives  Phx_Dem   Oct-17-08 03:05 PM   #45 
  - At this stage if that's true  Johonny   Oct-17-08 10:26 AM   #16 
  - You have a strong chance of being right - Rove pulled this a few times in 2004, floating the  blm   Oct-17-08 10:31 AM   #19 
  - I've been thinking that too  democrattotheend   Oct-17-08 10:33 AM   #21 
  - Exactly.  iceman66   Oct-17-08 10:54 AM   #22 
     - It will be "Just last week, the Democrats were sure he was going to endorse Obama!!"  TornadoTN   Oct-17-08 01:23 PM   #36 
  - I agree  HughMoran   Oct-17-08 10:57 AM   #24 
  - I've wondered about that. I think he'll do no endorsement though. n/t  Infinite Hope   Oct-17-08 11:17 AM   #27 
  - I don't care WHO he endorses really  butlerd   Oct-17-08 11:26 AM   #28 
  - If he does endorse Obama  iceman66   Oct-17-08 12:07 PM   #29 
     - O.k. I guess an endorsement from a prominent Republican like Powell  butlerd   Oct-17-08 03:33 PM   #46 
  - then why is the RW media dissing Powell?  npincus   Oct-17-08 12:53 PM   #31 
  - after his appearance at the UN with the "vials" ....he has no credibility  Gin   Oct-17-08 12:57 PM   #32 
     - well, you've made up your mind.  npincus   Oct-17-08 05:49 PM   #47 
  - Why wouldn't he endorse McCain? He has been nothing other than a disingenuous  ladjf   Oct-17-08 01:52 PM   #38 
  - I will bet anything you please that Powell will NOT endorse McCain.  yardwork   Oct-17-08 01:55 PM   #39 
  - Yeah, just like there was no way he'd walk into the UN and lie his ass off  IWantAnyDem   Oct-17-08 02:14 PM   #42 
  - I just can't see Powell, in his right mind, endorsing McCain's ticket  elkston   Oct-17-08 02:05 PM   #40 
  - You are so right on this...  budkin   Oct-17-08 02:13 PM   #41 
  - That's what I expect, but I like to be surprised.  noonwitch   Oct-17-08 02:27 PM   #43 
  - I will be SHOCKED if he does.  Phx_Dem   Oct-17-08 03:03 PM   #44 
  - kicking so you can eat your words  undeterred   Oct-19-08 09:00 AM   #50 
  - That's just cold...  camera__obscura   Oct-19-08 09:02 AM   #52 
  - Hey, its a good thing to be wrong about.  undeterred   Oct-19-08 09:06 AM   #55 
     - I am HAPPY to be wrong about this  iceman66   Oct-19-08 09:33 AM   #58 
  - Good point.  shaniqua6392   Oct-19-08 09:02 AM   #53 
  - OOPS!!  StephenB48   Oct-19-08 09:02 AM   #51 
  - oops  TexasObserver   Oct-19-08 09:06 AM   #54 
  - Well, that's a dick in your mashed potatoes.  Zynx   Oct-19-08 09:07 AM   #56 
  - lmaoooooo haha  Doityourself   Oct-19-08 09:08 AM   #57 
  - I don't know about you  iceman66   Oct-19-08 09:38 AM   #60 
  - We.... at least you came back and admitted error  Zodiak Ironfist   Oct-19-08 09:35 AM   #59 

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