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40. I'd much rather see Rev Wright.
This sucks!
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  -Rec if you think Obama should rescind the Warren invitation. Dr_eldritch  Dec-18-08 08:16 AM   #0 
  - Obama didn't invite him  proud2Blib   Dec-18-08 08:18 AM   #1 
  - Then we know who to call, yah?  Dr_eldritch   Dec-18-08 08:23 AM   #4 
  - Exactly!  Daemonaquila   Dec-19-08 06:24 AM   #86 
  - Yeah it's so easy when the buck stops at a committee  bushwentawol   Dec-19-08 10:18 AM   #91 
  - According to John Aravosis, Obama hand-picked him, not the committee  chascarrillo   Dec-18-08 08:35 AM   #8 
  - You mean 'according to a 'friend' of John Aravosis'....  Dr_eldritch   Dec-18-08 08:46 AM   #9 
  - His spokeswoman last night defended Obama's choice  LostinVA   Dec-18-08 08:48 AM   #11 
     - K...  Dr_eldritch   Dec-18-08 09:03 AM   #12 
  - Anyone who didn't see such a thing comming....  ingin   Dec-19-08 01:06 PM   #102 
     - Thanks for your  zidzi   Dec-28-08 07:53 PM   #123 
  - Yes, he did -- unless Feinstein et al are liars  LostinVA   Dec-18-08 08:48 AM   #10 
  - Living in CA and hearing what I hear abt Feinstein,  truedelphi   Dec-19-08 04:16 PM   #113 
  - I don't believe that for a second.  cboy4   Dec-18-08 10:02 AM   #15 
  - Then argue with Salon  proud2Blib   Dec-18-08 10:37 AM   #17 
  - Then Obama should "ask" whomever invited the asshole...  Hepburn   Dec-18-08 11:01 AM   #23 
  - Keeee-rect-o-Mundo!  Dr_eldritch   Dec-18-08 12:12 PM   #30 
  - False many links about that yesterday  Generator   Dec-18-08 03:09 PM   #35 
  - Good - that makes it all the easier for him to say,  Ms. Toad   Dec-18-08 06:26 PM   #49 
  - That's been debunked. Obama requested the choice & Feinstein agreed to it.  Bucky   Dec-18-08 06:39 PM   #52 
  - this is misleading, the Pres Elect has say over what they will do  JI7   Dec-19-08 12:26 AM   #69 
  - yes, of course  bonnieS   Dec-19-08 08:20 AM   #89 
  - A difficult quandary considering the damage has already been done.  mmonk   Dec-18-08 08:20 AM   #2 
  - True. But it will go a long way to show us he is capable of seeing and admitting a mistake.  glitch   Dec-18-08 10:00 AM   #13 
  - Yep, I don't see how Obama can get out of this gracefully now.  Kristi1696   Dec-18-08 10:05 AM   #16 
  - Here is a great article from Huffington Post by Randall Balmer - Episcopal Priest on Warren....  1776Forever   Dec-18-08 08:20 AM   #3 
  - Synopsis: Rick Warren is a kinder, gentler face on hate n/t  nichomachus   Dec-18-08 10:02 AM   #14 
     - He looks like Jerry Falwell's love child  SemperEadem   Dec-19-08 01:22 PM   #103 
  - email address for transition, originally provided by Old Crusoe  marylanddem   Dec-18-08 08:26 AM   #5 
  - Hello, good Doctor.  Old Crusoe   Dec-18-08 08:27 AM   #6 
  - Ooops... Sorry NC_Nurse!  Dr_eldritch   Dec-18-08 08:32 AM   #7 
  - I just don't understand how he was chosen in the first place-whoever  jhrobbins   Dec-18-08 12:34 PM   #33 
     - Yep. I would love to see a transcript of the meeting, if there was one,  Old Crusoe   Dec-18-08 08:54 PM   #61 
     - Frankly even Huckabee would have been a better choice....  Lost River Ledger   Dec-19-08 06:06 AM   #84 
        - I just think that this inaugural should be a celebration between the people  jhrobbins   Dec-19-08 02:44 PM   #107 
  - If Obama keeps this up, then he can kiss that 2'nd term goodbye!  Crowman1979   Dec-18-08 10:42 AM   #18 
  - And what will it mean if he appoints William White as Sec of Navy?  Dr_eldritch   Dec-18-08 10:46 AM   #19 
  - what do you mean?  hnmnf   Dec-18-08 10:48 AM   #20 
  - Obama better rescind the Warren invitation  Upton   Dec-18-08 10:49 AM   #21 
  - ME 2 & EVERYTHING ELSE OBAMA!!!  Carolann   Dec-19-08 01:17 AM   #73 
     - Bwhaaahahahaaaa!  Dr_eldritch   Dec-19-08 05:56 AM   #82 
  - I think the people who are in a tizzy about this are being hypersensitive  slackmaster   Dec-18-08 10:51 AM   #22 
  - Easier to just let the Bigot have his moment on stage  rpannier   Dec-18-08 06:07 PM   #47 
  - Yeah, why care if you insult a bunch of gays. Right?  Jakes Progress   Dec-18-08 07:34 PM   #56 
  - "a tragically ill-advised pick"...  bvar22   Dec-18-08 11:14 AM   #24 
  - Really?  Dr_eldritch   Dec-18-08 11:59 AM   #28 
  - Yes, this should be stopped.  WI_DEM   Dec-18-08 11:17 AM   #25 
  - I think Obama better rescind ot he will lose the gay and lesbian constituency of the Dems for good  Jennicut   Dec-18-08 11:24 AM   #26 
  - Well, it's hard to see this as an intentional slight considering  Dr_eldritch   Dec-18-08 11:56 AM   #27 
  - Depends on what he does between now and the next time I'm asked to vote for him.  yardwork   Dec-18-08 03:13 PM   #39 
  - lose them to who? The Republian candidate?  marimour   Dec-19-08 02:33 AM   #76 
  - He IS an opportunist.  Maat   Dec-18-08 12:02 PM   #29 
  - I'm actually thinking of doing the same thing.... sort of.  Dr_eldritch   Dec-18-08 12:14 PM   #31 
     - ROFL  Maat   Dec-18-08 09:08 PM   #63 
  - in my view, it's too late. the political damage for flipping would be greater than the benefit.  proud progressive   Dec-18-08 12:31 PM   #32 
  - Warren is like the "Oprah" of the mainstream conservative movement  PerpetuallyDazed   Dec-18-08 03:02 PM   #34 
  - I regret that I only have two legs with which to kick this thread.  impeachdubya   Dec-18-08 03:10 PM   #36 
  - Not gonnn happen  Generator   Dec-18-08 03:10 PM   #37 
  - This was a big mistake but I think it is too late for Obama to un-invite Warren.  yardwork   Dec-18-08 03:11 PM   #38 
  - I'd much rather see Rev Wright.  Usrename   Dec-18-08 03:47 PM   #40 
  - yes, rescind invite  katty   Dec-18-08 04:37 PM   #41 
  - OK, I know it is Baracks party......  AnneD   Dec-18-08 05:08 PM   #42 
  - rec  Cash_thatswhatiwant   Dec-18-08 05:13 PM   #43 
  - I just threw my Obama shirt away - that's what I think about this crap decision  ksimons   Dec-18-08 05:22 PM   #44 
  - Nader in 2012!  GarbagemanLB   Dec-18-08 05:27 PM   #46 
  - and that pretty much sums it up, doesn't it?  frylock   Dec-19-08 12:24 PM   #100 
  - So he let a bigot speak. Obviously you will not support Obama when he appoints openly gay people to  Dr_eldritch   Dec-18-08 06:59 PM   #54 
  - I was originally for Clark, then Kerry beat out everyone in 04  themartyred   Dec-19-08 02:42 AM   #77 
  - I agree with OC about Warren being a "disingenuous opportunist"...  polichick   Dec-18-08 05:26 PM   #45 
  - Recommended because even Obama can't have his cake and eat it too. n/t  Stand and Fight   Dec-18-08 06:21 PM   #48 
  - This GUY IS NO GOOD  jetphixer   Dec-18-08 06:33 PM   #50 
  - bump  KansasVoter   Dec-18-08 06:38 PM   #51 
  - Any SBC Pastor Is a Bad Choice. SBC Churches Are Notorious for Sex Abuses  politicalmajority   Dec-18-08 06:53 PM   #53 
  - I did recommend this thread, but on a whole different level, I have to ask:  Ken Burch   Dec-18-08 07:21 PM   #55 
  - Recd. Because I do think he should rescind the invitation - nt  Dragonfli   Dec-18-08 08:20 PM   #57 
  - Yes he should rescind it  BecauseBushSaysSo   Dec-18-08 08:24 PM   #58 
  - Yes he should. Just today I heard him say on the news how he would admit mistakes  mtnsnake   Dec-18-08 08:29 PM   #59 
  - I doubt it's possible now  varelse   Dec-18-08 08:51 PM   #60 
  - From my GLBT Post:  Riverman   Dec-18-08 09:01 PM   #62 
  - LBJ invites The Grand Wizard of the Klu Klux Clan to his 1964 inauguration  scrugglr   Dec-19-08 11:20 AM   #96 
  - K&R. But I'd be willing to bet he's not going to...  Rhiannon12866   Dec-18-08 10:59 PM   #64 
  - Added my rec. Rick Warren is offensive on SO many levels! It's absurd to give a phony huckster  scarletwoman   Dec-18-08 11:01 PM   #65 
  - Here's an idea....  DWilliamsamh   Dec-18-08 11:37 PM   #66 
  - If he'd said the same about black people or Jewish people  sfexpat2000   Dec-19-08 02:47 AM   #78 
  - Why don't you enlighten me?  DWilliamsamh   Dec-19-08 04:35 AM   #79 
  - Hi-larious!  Dr_eldritch   Dec-19-08 05:54 AM   #81 
     - Sorry if I was insulting... I have been on a break  DWilliamsamh   Dec-19-08 08:50 PM   #116 
  - What's wrong with Rick sucking teat....  Gamey   Dec-18-08 11:56 PM   #67 
  - Dr_eldritch well said! Always speak truth to power.  bluedawg12   Dec-19-08 12:19 AM   #68 
  - K&R, we need to let Obama know that we will not tolerate compromise...  AntiFascist   Dec-19-08 12:31 AM   #70 
  - Kicked and recommended to stop Prick Warren  Joe Bacon   Dec-19-08 01:04 AM   #71 
  - Any connection to Rahm's conversations with Gov. Blago-- ????  defendandprotect   Dec-19-08 01:07 AM   #72 
  - kr  Progs Rock   Dec-19-08 01:55 AM   #74 
  - homosexuality is the same as incest, polygamy, and pedophilia  vmaus   Dec-19-08 01:56 AM   #75 
  - rescind the invitation. Obama people--if you're listening--  nightrain   Dec-19-08 05:09 AM   #80 
  - I think everyone on this thread should grow up. Dr_eldritch you are an enfant  gbrooks   Dec-19-08 06:00 AM   #83 
  - nicely said . . .  DollyM   Dec-19-08 06:16 AM   #85 
  - Except for your silly agreement with the sadly ignorant poster, I agree.  Dr_eldritch   Dec-19-08 10:46 AM   #94 
  - Personally I think this Warren thing is Obama's way of telling James Dobson to go fuck himself.  gbrooks   Dec-19-08 08:51 PM   #117 
  - The illogic is staggering.  Daemonaquila   Dec-19-08 06:30 AM   #87 
  - LMAO! Oh you silly person.  Dr_eldritch   Dec-19-08 10:44 AM   #93 
     - Don't mention it. I live to amuse.  gbrooks   Dec-19-08 08:45 PM   #115 
  - This is who it SHOULD be  jhain   Dec-19-08 06:59 AM   #88 
  - Sorry. For many, it was all about being able to take pictures of their ballot...  newtothegame   Dec-19-08 10:06 AM   #90 
  - Sorry, in reality a truly liberal candidate will not be elected.  Dr_eldritch   Dec-19-08 10:43 AM   #92 
  - Tell him that  donheld   Dec-19-08 10:50 AM   #95 
  - This is #2  jetphixer   Dec-19-08 11:33 AM   #97 
  - Kick  rhett o rick   Dec-19-08 11:52 AM   #98 
  - No, if Obama is going to keep his word he wants every  felinetta   Dec-19-08 12:15 PM   #99 
  - This is waaay more than a LGBT issue  radhika   Dec-19-08 01:03 PM   #101 
  - Haven't we had enough of Fundies?  Upton   Dec-19-08 01:26 PM   #104 
  - I find it ihard to imagine that for someone whose every step  SemperEadem   Dec-19-08 01:32 PM   #105 
  - Please. He's made mistakes. And backed away from them.  mycritters2   Dec-28-08 09:45 PM   #126 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-19-08 02:29 PM   #106 
  - So THATS what the "Gay Agenda (TM) is all about.  sheeptramp   Dec-28-08 07:38 PM   #119 
  - I'm just trying to figure out how they weren't TS'd  haruka3_2000   Dec-28-08 09:39 PM   #125 
  - TominTib is back already?!?!?!  haruka3_2000   Dec-28-08 07:47 PM   #121 
  - "Jew Lobby" and "Gay Lobby" -- writing Mein Kampf 2???  LostinVA   Dec-28-08 07:50 PM   #122 
  - Obama should NOT be divisive  paulkienitz   Dec-19-08 03:11 PM   #108 
  - Of Course  km1550   Dec-19-08 03:44 PM   #109 
  - Absolutely Not  edc   Dec-19-08 03:57 PM   #110 
  - It would be tough, it would show courage to admit he made a mistake. He should do it.  EndElectoral   Dec-19-08 03:58 PM   #111 
  - Hell Yes.  Chan790   Dec-19-08 03:59 PM   #112 
  - I would have recommended, but I saw the OP too late.  MyPetRock   Dec-19-08 04:20 PM   #114 
  - Of course he should  JoFerret   Dec-19-08 09:16 PM   #118 
  - K&R  IndianaGreen   Dec-28-08 07:43 PM   #120 
  - As much as it was not what I would have done, rescinding Warren's invitation only helps Warren  zulchzulu   Dec-28-08 08:14 PM   #124 
  - I wish I could rec it  Swamp Rat   Dec-28-08 11:59 PM   #127 
  - Nice one Swamp Rat.  Luminous Animal   Dec-29-08 12:09 AM   #128 
     - thanks  Swamp Rat   Dec-29-08 12:11 AM   #129 
        - Merry Fucking Christmas to you, too!  Luminous Animal   Dec-29-08 12:16 AM   #130 
  - K (too late for a REc sorry to say)  biopowertoday   Dec-29-08 01:32 PM   #131 
  - He should but he won't. (sigh)  RandomKoolzip   Dec-29-08 02:13 PM   #132 
  - Obama is NOT going to rescind the invite, despite pressure from the left  RiverStone   Dec-29-08 03:00 PM   #133 
 

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