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Forkboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-11-08 03:06 PM
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104. Oy vey....
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  -Sen. Kerry is in line to be the next SFRC chair, but he would make a great Sec. of State ProSense  Nov-07-08 08:08 PM   #0 
  - John Kerry has an embarrassment of riches at the moment.  beachmom   Nov-07-08 08:14 PM   #1 
  - Well-deserved, IMO.  democrattotheend   Nov-07-08 08:34 PM   #9 
  - Yup, and they include  ProSense   Nov-08-08 10:40 AM   #29 
  - This list shows why Kerry's history fits with Obama's call to change  karynnj   Nov-07-08 08:17 PM   #2 
  - I hope he gets it  dailykoff   Nov-07-08 08:17 PM   #3 
  - Not to mention his book "The New War: The Web if Crime That  jwirr   Nov-07-08 08:18 PM   #4 
  - Yes, thanks. n/t  ProSense   Nov-07-08 10:13 PM   #18 
  - I read that. He predicts 9/11 or something like it. And the book came out in 1997.  LittleClarkie   Nov-08-08 02:38 PM   #36 
     - Democrats and Republicans were busy in media discussing Monica while NO ONE paid attention  blm   Nov-09-08 01:19 PM   #77 
  - I hope Senator Kerry gets to do whatever he wants the next 4 years. nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Nov-07-08 08:20 PM   #5 
  - Yep n/t  politicasista   Nov-07-08 11:02 PM   #21 
  - We need to keep the senators we have.  xxqqqzme   Nov-07-08 08:20 PM   #6 
  - I'm not so worried about losing Kerry from the Senate  Steve_DeShazer   Nov-07-08 08:33 PM   #8 
     - except Frank would have lower seniority as a Senator, wouldn't he?  JoeIsOneOfUs   Nov-07-08 11:58 PM   #23 
        - True  Steve_DeShazer   Nov-08-08 11:23 AM   #32 
        - I've heard that GOP Bill Weld could run (and I think he'd win).  leeann1317   Nov-10-08 01:23 PM   #93 
  - I hope Senator Kerry gets what he wants the most, because he's been  babylonsister   Nov-07-08 08:21 PM   #7 
  - You have out done yourself with this post. It is just wonderful. n/t  wisteria   Nov-07-08 08:39 PM   #10 
  - Oh, did I mention that I think we could not do better than John Kerry as SOS,  wisteria   Nov-07-08 08:46 PM   #11 
  - Craig Crawford, of the Congressional Quarterly, said on Countdown tonight  BrklynLiberal   Nov-07-08 08:53 PM   #12 
  - I would assume that with the problems in the world - each could be more than full time jobs  karynnj   Nov-07-08 09:02 PM   #14 
  - but I doubt he could be SFRC chair then, since SFRC has oversight over State? nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Nov-07-08 11:59 PM   #25 
  - Now is the time to  ProSense   Nov-08-08 10:51 PM   #67 
  - Keep him in the Senate.  Tiggeroshii   Nov-07-08 08:58 PM   #13 
  - Why? n/t  ProSense   Nov-07-08 09:19 PM   #15 
     - I feel like he can do a lot more good there, having been there for so long, than he could  Tiggeroshii   Nov-07-08 09:21 PM   #16 
        - Obviously,  ProSense   Nov-07-08 09:35 PM   #17 
           - Is he...  YvonneCa   Nov-07-08 10:19 PM   #19 
           - But he has no charisma or temperment  politicasista   Nov-08-08 12:07 AM   #27 
              - No, no charisma...  YvonneCa   Nov-09-08 12:01 PM   #69 
              - Right  politicasista   Nov-09-08 03:41 PM   #81 
              - wow a lot of anger here tonight. Kerry is well qualified but not the only choice IMO.  marimour   Nov-10-08 06:12 PM   #97 
                 - No anger, people are just tired of RW, media lies and ignorance about  politicasista   Nov-10-08 06:27 PM   #98 
  - I think Obama has to becareful how many strong D's  davidpdx   Nov-07-08 10:45 PM   #20 
  - Kerry really does not strike me as the Sec of State type... at all  Essene   Nov-07-08 11:43 PM   #22 
  - He and Obama have similar views when it comes to foreign policy  politicasista   Nov-08-08 12:00 AM   #26 
  - Baloney - do you GET how serious the global terrorism and financial crises? Global water issues?  blm   Nov-08-08 10:52 AM   #30 
  - Really? Funny, I do not have a problem with that image  TayTay   Nov-08-08 10:57 AM   #31 
  - Excellent point.  ProSense   Nov-08-08 02:10 PM   #33 
  - Yep. DM (Dear Mom's) co-worker was one of those people  politicasista   Nov-08-08 02:16 PM   #34 
  - Well said, Tay. Shuttle diplomacy is not for the glamourous. It is for  beachmom   Nov-08-08 02:36 PM   #35 
  - Excellent points  nam78_two   Nov-09-08 12:09 PM   #73 
  - Let's look at past Secretaries of state  karynnj   Nov-09-08 09:35 PM   #82 
     - Kerry is unmatched in qualification. Problem is latino block strongly backs Richardson  Sensitivity   Nov-09-08 10:20 PM   #89 
        - That may be true - but that is no reason to give anyone a job that important  karynnj   Nov-09-08 11:45 PM   #90 
  - I hope he gets the position. He has the experience and is loyal to the nation.  GetTheRightVote   Nov-07-08 11:58 PM   #24 
  - K & R for his honorable service and to his deserving rewards  chill_wind   Nov-08-08 12:58 AM   #28 
  - You're right, but it would be a shame to lose him in the Senate.  surrealAmerican   Nov-08-08 03:16 PM   #37 
  - Yep. Keep those evil Skulls and Bonesman out of Obama's cabinet!  politicasista   Nov-08-08 04:20 PM   #38 
     - Uh? I may have missed something, but you must be answering the wrong poster.  Mass   Nov-08-08 04:44 PM   #52 
        - No, I was just being sarcastic  politicasista   Nov-08-08 04:52 PM   #55 
           - Actually, I was just thinking that the people of Mass. ...  surrealAmerican   Nov-09-08 11:06 AM   #68 
              - It's all good. At this point, they really can't  politicasista   Nov-09-08 03:41 PM   #80 
  - Richardson > Kerry nt  Lumpsum   Nov-08-08 04:23 PM   #39 
  - Kerry > Richardson.  ProSense   Nov-08-08 04:32 PM   #40 
  - Good question n/t  politicasista   Nov-08-08 04:35 PM   #41 
  - It means I'd rather see Richardson than Kerry hold a job in Obama's administration.  Lumpsum   Nov-08-08 04:36 PM   #42 
     - It's not up to us. It's Obama's decision period  politicasista   Nov-08-08 04:38 PM   #43 
     - Richardson has the diplomatic chops.  Lumpsum   Nov-08-08 04:40 PM   #46 
        - That you do not know anything about Kerry is not an excuse, you know.  Mass   Nov-08-08 04:43 PM   #50 
        - How idiotic - Kerry won the 2004 nomination, Richardson didn't come close in 2008  karynnj   Nov-09-08 09:51 PM   #85 
        - That terrible campaigner won every matchup he was charged with. RNC stole that election for Bush and  blm   Nov-10-08 05:05 PM   #94 
     - "Bush's cousin?" WTF? So does that mean Kerry would be joining Cheney's cousin?  ProSense   Nov-08-08 04:39 PM   #44 
     - Thank you n/t  politicasista   Nov-08-08 04:39 PM   #45 
     - I've expressed my problems with Obama being related to Cheney.  Lumpsum   Nov-08-08 04:41 PM   #47 
        - LOL. In this case, you are really something else. You are probably a cousin of both cheney and  Mass   Nov-08-08 04:42 PM   #49 
        - I've got 2 words for you  fedupinBushcountry   Nov-08-08 07:01 PM   #66 
     - Richardson is no real change either, if this is what you mean, He was a member of the Clinton  Mass   Nov-08-08 04:41 PM   #48 
     - That is true.  Lumpsum   Nov-08-08 04:43 PM   #51 
        - So, why do you want Richardson in the job. Kerry is definitively NOT a Clinton person.  Mass   Nov-08-08 04:46 PM   #53 
           - Because out of all the other people in the running for it  Lumpsum   Nov-08-08 04:52 PM   #54 
           - Richardson has a track record of negotiating with foreign leaders. Kerry does not. nt  indie_ana_500   Nov-09-08 12:06 PM   #71 
              - Bullshit - you're playing in area where you know little. You never read the OP did you?  blm   Nov-09-08 01:22 PM   #78 
              - Read the OP - there are times when he did - with the permission of the President  karynnj   Nov-09-08 09:59 PM   #86 
     - Bull - REAL CHANGE is having the lawmaker who KNOWS THE MOST about global terrorism,  blm   Nov-08-08 05:01 PM   #56 
     - What exactly does the secretary of energy have to do with..  Lumpsum   Nov-08-08 05:03 PM   #57 
        - Secretary of Energy? n/t  ProSense   Nov-08-08 05:04 PM   #58 
        - That was Richardson's job under Clinton.  Lumpsum   Nov-08-08 05:06 PM   #59 
           - That was one of his jobs  karynnj   Nov-09-08 10:08 PM   #87 
        - He was part of Clinton's inner circle back then, and US oil policy WAS the US energy policy  blm   Nov-08-08 05:13 PM   #60 
           - Because like I said in another thread  Lumpsum   Nov-08-08 05:16 PM   #61 
              - he's HIGHLY QUALIFIED. You prefer Richardson on terrorism and global financial crisis when  blm   Nov-08-08 05:22 PM   #62 
                 - Like I said, I know he is very qualified.  Lumpsum   Nov-08-08 05:23 PM   #63 
                    - You say a lot of baloney - and I've read your posts about Kerry. Inconsistent when you get caught  blm   Nov-08-08 05:31 PM   #64 
                       - When did I say I want Bill Clinton to be SoS?  Lumpsum   Nov-08-08 05:34 PM   #65 
                          - My point is that EVEN Bill Clinton would be a pisspoor choice next to Kerry based on  blm   Nov-09-08 01:25 PM   #79 
     - Kerry is Not Bush's cousin  karynnj   Nov-09-08 09:47 PM   #84 
  - By what criteria?  karynnj   Nov-09-08 09:43 PM   #83 
  - I don't think he'd make a good SOS, but he'll probably get it as payback for endorsing Obama...  indie_ana_500   Nov-09-08 12:04 PM   #70 
  - Really? He wouldn't get it for his expertise on global terrorism, global financial crimes/crises,  blm   Nov-09-08 12:18 PM   #74 
     - I gave my opinion. He wouldn't even be in the running had it not been for the endorsement.  indie_ana_500   Nov-09-08 12:33 PM   #75 
        - Kerry worked with world leaders for 10yrs crafting Kyoto. LED Vietnam reconciliation negotiations,  blm   Nov-09-08 01:16 PM   #76 
        - That is simply not true  karynnj   Nov-09-08 10:14 PM   #88 
  - He would make a great SOS  nam78_two   Nov-09-08 12:08 PM   #72 
  - Democrats are in a great position.  ProSense   Nov-10-08 12:58 PM   #91 
  - The ideal SFRC chair. He's overqualified for SoS and i'd rather see him stay in the Senate  Essene   Nov-10-08 01:03 PM   #92 
  - Intelligent folk don't find brilliant and insightful people boring these days do they?  blm   Nov-10-08 05:12 PM   #95 
  - Obama might disagree n/t  politicasista   Nov-10-08 06:29 PM   #99 
  - Wow!  ProSense   Nov-10-08 08:56 PM   #100 
  - Wow...  MessiahRp   Nov-11-08 02:40 PM   #103 
  - Thanks for the real world perspective  politicasista   Nov-11-08 03:11 PM   #105 
  - Excellent points. Thanks for posting. n/t  ProSense   Nov-12-08 12:23 PM   #106 
  - What this discussion is proving is how LITTLE so many Dems know even STILL  blm   Nov-16-08 10:55 AM   #108 
  - Oy vey....  Forkboy   Nov-11-08 03:06 PM   #104 
  - when the crunch came he folded  KakistocracyHater   Nov-10-08 06:06 PM   #96 
  - Kick for the MORONS spreading rumors about cronyism.  blm   Nov-11-08 01:12 PM   #101 
  - Kerry is not only qualified to be SoS  TheKentuckian   Nov-11-08 02:09 PM   #102 
     - Agree. n/t  ProSense   Nov-15-08 05:21 PM   #107 

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