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gasperc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-31-07 09:14 AM
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2. I signed the petition last year
so I'm on board.

I think Gore is waiting to see how the candidates treat the Globabl climate change issue and then will decide.

also he saves money and energy by not engaging the front runners early, he can also critque how they are missing the big picture the longer he waits.

Some suggested he can wait till the summer or fall, I doubt that. I'm antsy and am watching Edwards the closest.
He can certainly wait and to his benefit. He could also win without spending nearly as much money as the others. I suspect he envisions, with his huge public persona and name recognition, he can steamroll what's become a insane and corrupting explosion of money into presidential politics. The 2008 presidential race may cost upwards of $1billion dollars a 10 (TEN) fold increase of what was spent when he ran in 2000.
Is it abouting electing the best person with the best ideas for the job or who can raise and spend the most and blur the truth enough to win?
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  -Need people for "Volunteers to Draft Al Gore for 2008" SharonRB  Jan-30-07 12:32 PM   #0 
  - Sharon, I'm in  bfealk   Jan-31-07 07:13 AM   #1 
  - I was surprised you weren't at the meeting  SharonRB   Jan-31-07 09:38 AM   #4 
     - Sharon, I had a conflict  bfealk   Feb-01-07 05:53 AM   #14 
  - I signed the petition last year  gasperc   Jan-31-07 09:14 AM   #2 
  - You're right about all of this  SharonRB   Jan-31-07 09:41 AM   #7 
     - no chance, I live in Oxford  gasperc   Jan-31-07 10:43 AM   #8 
        - Even on a Sunday afternoon?  SharonRB   Jan-31-07 12:09 PM   #11 
  - by the by, crosspost on Michiganliberal  gasperc   Jan-31-07 09:17 AM   #3 
  - You're right  SharonRB   Jan-31-07 09:40 AM   #5 
  - Dupe - delete  SharonRB   Jan-31-07 09:40 AM   #6 
  - Sharon, I live over here on the Ann Arbor side.  jeanarrett   Jan-31-07 11:28 AM   #9 
  - Great!  SharonRB   Jan-31-07 12:08 PM   #10 
     - Yes, at Fifth and Williams.  jeanarrett   Jan-31-07 02:01 PM   #12 
        - No, Sunday Feb. 18  SharonRB   Jan-31-07 07:00 PM   #13 
  - I predict Gore will be in at the Academy Awards  bfealk   Feb-02-07 06:21 PM   #15 
  - Sorry, Bruce  SharonRB   Feb-02-07 06:29 PM   #16 
  - This is a first that we disagree, and I must say I predict he will not run.  maddogesq   Feb-02-07 10:49 PM   #17 
  - Maybe it's just wishful thinking on my part,  SharonRB   Feb-03-07 05:46 PM   #18 
  - Yep, as much as I want him to run too  gasperc   Feb-05-07 07:25 AM   #19 
  - Any word on action in the north?  JNelson6563   Feb-12-07 12:54 PM   #20 
     - I haven't heard anything yet  SharonRB   Feb-12-07 03:56 PM   #21 

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