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gasperc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-26-06 12:56 PM
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5. hey, this is going to be a tough race
the economy is in the toilet, the legislature could care less as long as they don't get blamed, and the inablity of the state democratic party to capitalize on this shows how weak the organization is in the state. without the deep union roots, the state may not have gone to Gore or Kerry. The progressive resurgence is much weaker here than in PA, NY and OH. Although it could and should be much stronger with a coalition of labor and green technology pioneers. And not just with transportation but across the board, from wind, solar and other solutions to help reduce home heating bills. With some of the fiercest winters in the nation, MI could easily become a pioneer in technology that could make individual homes energy sources sending power back to the grid by various innovations. The future starts today, let's sieze it
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  -Saturday was interesting. IdaBriggs  Jun-26-06 10:39 AM   #0 
  - Sounds like a good news/bad news kind of day, Ida  SharonRB   Jun-26-06 10:43 AM   #1 
  - I agree. I just don't know how we're going to do it.  IdaBriggs   Jun-26-06 10:46 AM   #2 
     - Exactly.  SharonRB   Jun-26-06 10:56 AM   #3 
  - Yeah - she has to under THREE terms of Engler's BS  LisaM   Jun-26-06 11:56 AM   #4 
  - I meant to say UNDO, sorry, n/t  LisaM   Jun-26-06 12:57 PM   #6 
  - Its going to be a problem. I am also concerned that "normal" people  IdaBriggs   Jun-26-06 01:24 PM   #7 
  - hey, this is going to be a tough race  gasperc   Jun-26-06 12:56 PM   #5 
  - "the inability of the state democratic party to capitalize on this --"  IdaBriggs   Jun-26-06 01:27 PM   #8 
     - how they spend it,  gasperc   Jun-28-06 12:07 PM   #34 
  - I did my part  1gobluedem   Jun-26-06 03:33 PM   #9 
  - ALWAYS tie DeVos to Bush.  ih8thegop   Jun-26-06 04:49 PM   #10 
  - If you love Bush, you will love DeVos. Otherwise, vote Granholm.  skipos   Jun-26-06 08:40 PM   #11 
  - I don't get it either. People who hate the pretzelnut and his policies....  livvy   Jun-27-06 08:13 AM   #12 
  - I've never voted for a republican  michreject   Jun-27-06 08:28 AM   #13 
  - You have no problem letting MI fall into the hands of Bush style repub?  skipos   Jun-27-06 09:19 AM   #15 
  - I can and will fight for issues that I believe in  michreject   Jun-27-06 09:35 AM   #20 
  - Granholm is "EVIL?!?" That is FUNNY!!!  skipos   Jun-27-06 09:58 AM   #23 
  - Suggest you take a remedial reading course  michreject   Jun-27-06 10:52 AM   #29 
  - I've got to ask -- do you have any respect for her, because she stood up  IdaBriggs   Jun-27-06 10:15 AM   #24 
     - Well put, Ida  SharonRB   Jun-27-06 10:29 AM   #27 
  - I'm with you, skipos  SharonRB   Jun-27-06 10:27 AM   #26 
  - Explain, please. nt  IdaBriggs   Jun-27-06 09:21 AM   #16 
  - It is my preference to go without a helmet  michreject   Jun-27-06 09:32 AM   #18 
  - I'm sorry you feel that way; I agree with what she did, and think it is  IdaBriggs   Jun-27-06 09:45 AM   #21 
  - Does a post like that really require explanation?  Strawman   Jun-27-06 09:34 AM   #19 
     - Actually, it did, because I hadn't been paying attention to the issue,  IdaBriggs   Jun-27-06 09:48 AM   #22 
  - How can you in good conscience withhold your vote from  SharonRB   Jun-27-06 10:26 AM   #25 
  - Granholm over an issue such as this? Her veto will help save lives  michreject   Jun-27-06 10:57 AM   #30 
     - Well, if there is a caveat that MY insurance won't go up..  1gobluedem   Jun-27-06 12:10 PM   #31 
     - Exactly! n/t  SharonRB   Jun-27-06 01:34 PM   #32 
     - That's right. It's not enough that someone suffers head trauma...  TahitiNut   Jun-28-06 11:23 AM   #33 
        - I don't think this smacks of GOPish behavior  1gobluedem   Jun-28-06 01:36 PM   #35 
           - The entire 'philosophy' of refusing to share or ameliorate the tragedies  TahitiNut   Jun-28-06 02:43 PM   #36 
     - Until you star quarterback nearly dies and the public figures out  bleedingheart   Jun-30-06 06:57 AM   #39 
  - I had a brilliantly composed post inside my head...  weeksbr1   Jun-29-06 09:21 PM   #38 
  - As you know there are two ways of looking at that  vanboggie   Jun-30-06 09:44 PM   #40 
  - It's hard for an incumbent executive to run against a bad economy  Strawman   Jun-27-06 09:13 AM   #14 
     - Part of the problem was her letting DeVos "introduce" himself to the voter  IdaBriggs   Jun-27-06 09:27 AM   #17 
     - Even if she gets re-elected, that could still happen  SharonRB   Jun-27-06 10:33 AM   #28 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-28-06 04:00 PM   #37 

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