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Beelzebud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-14-06 09:30 AM
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42. It's like a nuclear bomb. Add enough dangerous elements together
and pretty soon critical mass blows the whole thing apart. :D
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  -What started the Republican slide? Schiavo, Katrina, Iraq? charlyvi  Oct-14-06 07:50 AM   #0 
  - The Schiavo mess was roundly criticized by most of the electorate...  Cooley Hurd   Oct-14-06 07:53 AM   #1 
  - Katrina was the last straw for some, Foley was the last straw  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 08:04 AM   #6 
  - 1. Tom Delay 2. Cunningham  AlinPA   Oct-14-06 07:59 AM   #2 
  - Yes. Scandal after scandal.  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 08:07 AM   #9 
  - The Katrina response, (which still stands) is/was what told  4MoronicYears   Oct-14-06 08:01 AM   #3 
  - IMO, Katrina personalized it for a lot  rosesaylavee   Oct-14-06 08:02 AM   #4 
  - Yes. Then every decision Shrub made afterwards  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 08:06 AM   #8 
     - And what decisions were/are made  rosesaylavee   Oct-14-06 08:15 AM   #16 
  - For me it was.....  Waya   Oct-14-06 08:03 AM   #5 
  - Yes. We looked like a Third World banana republic.  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 09:22 AM   #38 
  - Cindy Sheehan  TacticalPeek   Oct-14-06 08:04 AM   #7 
  - You know, that was a REALLY stupid decision on Rove's part.  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 08:10 AM   #11 
  - Yes. bush came off as a coward. It sewed the seeds of doubt in  alfredo   Oct-14-06 09:01 AM   #35 
  - Baloney, Sheehan showed up in the new AFTER Iraq was unpopular  cryingshame   Oct-14-06 09:52 AM   #56 
  - I was at Camp Casey that August....  AnneD   Oct-14-06 05:57 PM   #65 
  - I think that Cindy started the slide, but they could have still recovered  Mayberry Machiavelli   Oct-14-06 08:00 PM   #76 
     - Great toon.  TacticalPeek   Oct-14-06 10:02 PM   #81 
  - The Rove trashing of McCain in SC 2000.  mdmc   Oct-14-06 08:08 AM   #10 
  - Good point.  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 08:13 AM   #13 
  - Schiavo started people questioning, Katrina was the icing on the cake  MiniMe   Oct-14-06 08:11 AM   #12 
  - And Iraq was the background music playing throughout dessert. n/t  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 08:14 AM   #15 
  - I agree  NEDem   Oct-14-06 09:40 AM   #51 
  - I think it started  Coyote_Bandit   Oct-14-06 08:14 AM   #14 
  - Well said.  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 08:20 AM   #18 
  - Schaivo...Shall I Count The Ways?  KharmaTrain   Oct-14-06 08:17 AM   #17 
  - Agree with everything you said except the part about the '68  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 08:25 AM   #19 
  - I Was There As Well  KharmaTrain   Oct-14-06 08:49 AM   #28 
     - Yep. The Tales of Hoffman  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 09:01 AM   #34 
  - I agree about Schavio  oldcoot   Oct-14-06 05:29 PM   #63 
  - I agree with you on everything  Raine   Oct-14-06 08:17 PM   #78 
  - Dubya taking office. n/a  jody   Oct-14-06 08:27 AM   #20 
  - Or Dubya stealing office. n/t  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 08:30 AM   #21 
  - For real conservations it was Schiavo; for the country it was Katrina  FSogol   Oct-14-06 08:34 AM   #22 
  - I think Schiavo, combined with the attempt to privatize Social  pdxmom   Oct-14-06 08:34 AM   #23 
  - Wow! I had forgotten that one.  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 08:52 AM   #30 
  - Bush going down thru 9/11 and has been dropping ever since. . .  pat_k   Oct-14-06 08:36 AM   #24 
  - It started with the DEBATES, that's why they had to rig the vote count.  blm   Oct-14-06 08:37 AM   #25 
  - And the scandals, and the Iraq war, and the bad legislation......  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 08:54 AM   #31 
     - Corpmedia was able to downplay the scandals and bad legislation - UNTIL  blm   Oct-14-06 09:20 AM   #37 
  - It's just so hard for me to tell given the total outrage  NC_Nurse   Oct-14-06 08:38 AM   #26 
  - That's why I started this thread.  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 08:56 AM   #32 
  - Schiavo, Cindy Sheehan, KatrinaBush  me b zola   Oct-14-06 08:39 AM   #27 
  - And as some of the posters have pointed out,  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 08:58 AM   #33 
  - Iraq  malaise   Oct-14-06 08:52 AM   #29 
  - While NOLA died......  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 09:15 AM   #36 
     - That's picture perfect  malaise   Oct-14-06 09:36 AM   #47 
  - the nomination of W as the Repub Presidential Candidate for 2000  eShirl   Oct-14-06 09:23 AM   #39 
  - I know what you mean. Didn't anyone look at how he bankrupted Texas? n/t  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 09:26 AM   #40 
  - My rabid republican friend began coming out of her brain fog  DawgHouse   Oct-14-06 09:30 AM   #41 
  - Most families have experience with end of life decisions.  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 09:33 AM   #43 
  - It's like a nuclear bomb. Add enough dangerous elements together  Beelzebud   Oct-14-06 09:30 AM   #42 
  - I hope so.  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 09:34 AM   #44 
  - Stealing the election in 2000...  Hubert Flottz   Oct-14-06 09:34 AM   #45 
  - Without A Doubt It Was The Schiavo Fiasco.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Oct-14-06 09:35 AM   #46 
  - I think I have to agree.  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 09:37 AM   #49 
  - Katrina appalled people massively on both sides  electron_blue   Oct-14-06 09:37 AM   #48 
  - It started with Bush in 2000  rman   Oct-14-06 09:40 AM   #50 
  - One single thing wouldn't have caused the slide.....  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 09:49 AM   #55 
     - The snowball that started it  rman   Oct-14-06 10:08 AM   #59 
  - A better question would be what didn't start their collapse?  Toots   Oct-14-06 09:41 AM   #52 
  - The "do not call" list  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 09:43 AM   #54 
  - Iraq  Cheney Killed Bambi   Oct-14-06 09:42 AM   #53 
  - Donal Rumsfeld, Feb. 2003...  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 09:56 AM   #58 
  - Richard Clarke Was The Mighty Oak That Fell Across The River  cryingshame   Oct-14-06 09:54 AM   #57 
  - I agree that started it for the "thinking" Independents and Republicans.  blm   Oct-14-06 04:19 PM   #61 
  - It never stopped. Something has always happened to bump them up but  MJDuncan1982   Oct-14-06 10:17 AM   #60 
  - I'd like to think it was Katrina, but given the greediness of the rethugs  TheGoldenRule   Oct-14-06 04:29 PM   #62 
  - Social Security  sandnsea   Oct-14-06 05:48 PM   #64 
  - I'd like to think something as blatantly  zidzi   Oct-14-06 06:05 PM   #66 
  - I think Katrina was the defining moment. People left to die. Abandoned  mnhtnbb   Oct-14-06 06:19 PM   #67 
  - At The Point ...  MamaBear   Oct-14-06 06:22 PM   #68 
  - I know what was the final nail in the coffin  jmowreader   Oct-14-06 06:26 PM   #69 
  - Schiavo made people wince -- Katrina delivered the death blow  AtomicKitten   Oct-14-06 06:28 PM   #70 
  - I think it's the merger of republicanism and Christianity  EOO   Oct-14-06 06:50 PM   #71 
  - Katrina. How can you top the destruction of a major American city,  Mayberry Machiavelli   Oct-14-06 06:52 PM   #72 
  - Yep..  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 07:23 PM   #73 
  - gas prices  Truth Hurts A Lot   Oct-14-06 07:27 PM   #74 
  - Oddly enough, Terri Schiavo will be on future political science exams.  Zynx   Oct-14-06 07:57 PM   #75 
  - They overreached, and it ended up killing them. n/t  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 08:41 PM   #80 
  - Schiavo started it  Raine   Oct-14-06 08:07 PM   #77 
  - LOL! They really are ugly, at least on the inside!  charlyvi   Oct-14-06 08:39 PM   #79 
  - Schiavo was the shark-jumping moment  bunkerbuster1   Oct-14-06 10:20 PM   #82 
 

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