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DUlover2909 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-28-07 06:17 AM
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17. I agree Kucinich is the real deal
He's my kind of democrat. Problem is, he too much like my kind of Democrat. He's before his time. We've got to get an electable Democrat in office. He's only before his time because BushCo has pushed the timetable back by 8 years. The pukes have screwed progress so badly that we have to get the most electable Dem in office whatever it takes and hold onto the power. If that means taking big money contributions and pandering to the lobbyists, it's what we have to do, in the short term. We can work on these issues after all the fires are put out. BushCo has done so much damage on so many fronts that we just can't afford to put our muscle behind someone that so very much reminds me of Ralph Nader (I love him, but dammit Ralph stop messing us up!). The Idiots (R) would smear Kucinich in the eyes of the undereducated voters. They would paint him as a left-wing commie intent on legalizing same-sex cadaver marriages and getting the US to join the EU. We need those undereduacted people to vote on our side. The only way to do that is to go centrist this election cycle and move left as things improve. Sorry Kucinich, and your supporters, I'm just trying to think of the greater good.
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  -Why Kucinich Is The Best ronhardy  Aug-27-07 11:33 PM   #0 
  - The real democrat.  Jesse Hemingway   Aug-27-07 11:52 PM   #1 
  - ...  dweller   Aug-28-07 12:04 AM   #2 
  - excellent breakdown of the issues  pop goes the weasel   Aug-28-07 12:07 AM   #3 
  - Kucinich is awesome!  porkrind   Aug-28-07 12:18 AM   #4 
  - OK, I'm sending some money his way!  porkrind   Aug-28-07 12:22 AM   #5 
  - I will kick down to DK  Jesse Hemingway   Aug-28-07 12:25 AM   #7 
  - I'm going to send money to him too.  Just-plain-Kathy   Aug-28-07 09:07 AM   #24 
  - I just pulled the trigger on the 'ol credit card myself  porkrind   Aug-28-07 09:13 PM   #73 
  - I signed up for monthly contributions, we all know what it is like  slipslidingaway   Aug-28-07 01:20 PM   #44 
  - I am! As of right now I'm a convert!  Blue Fire   Aug-28-07 08:18 PM   #71 
  - The peoples candidate!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! K*R  kster   Aug-28-07 12:22 AM   #6 
  - K&R! KUCINICH!  berni_mccoy   Aug-28-07 01:14 AM   #8 
  - I'm a convert.....this guy is the real thing.  Hulk   Aug-28-07 02:17 AM   #9 
  - Kucinich is my candidate.  cyclezealot   Aug-28-07 03:47 AM   #10 
  - K&R!  Stevepol   Aug-28-07 04:28 AM   #11 
  - And yet people (and the media) call him unelectable?? BS!! He's The Man!!  Roland99   Aug-28-07 04:39 AM   #12 
  - I was only 12 years old during the '76 campaign...  ImForGore   Aug-28-07 06:53 PM   #63 
  - K&R  SkyIsGrey   Aug-28-07 04:43 AM   #13 
  - DK is unquestionably the best candidate! n/t  caseycoon   Aug-28-07 05:57 AM   #14 
  - DK is the only candidate.  dickbearton   Aug-28-07 06:16 PM   #60 
     - The only Democrat who will get my vote.  iaviate1   Sep-01-07 02:41 AM   #82 
  - Dennis puts people before the profits of the elite.  Larry Ogg   Aug-28-07 06:07 AM   #15 
  - One question, maybe two...  saddlesore   Aug-28-07 10:18 AM   #28 
  - The true elites  ProudDad   Aug-28-07 02:02 PM   #47 
     - Key words..."supposed elites"...  saddlesore   Aug-28-07 02:21 PM   #51 
        - The true elites  ProudDad   Aug-28-07 02:46 PM   #52 
           - Right.  saddlesore   Aug-28-07 03:13 PM   #53 
              - Yep, I think you're right -- Peace (n/t)  ProudDad   Aug-28-07 03:28 PM   #54 
  - Good reference to "Money as Debt"  porkrind   Aug-28-07 07:25 PM   #69 
     - Thanks Porkrind,  Larry Ogg   Aug-29-07 06:36 PM   #79 
  - Doesn't get any better than that.  rainy   Aug-28-07 06:13 AM   #16 
  - Nope, vive le Kuc !! (n/t)  harun   Aug-28-07 09:31 AM   #25 
  - I agree Kucinich is the real deal  DUlover2909   Aug-28-07 06:17 AM   #17 
  - What, exactly, is "the center?"  BridgeTheGap   Aug-28-07 07:45 AM   #20 
  - Before his time? Did you miss the 1970s?  Lorien   Aug-28-07 10:10 AM   #27 
  - OMG  Highway61   Aug-28-07 10:48 AM   #33 
  - They'll smear anyone, so we better pick the best candidate.  redqueen   Aug-28-07 11:55 AM   #38 
  - No. They might get him, but it wouldn't be on the grounds of his being  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Aug-28-07 01:43 PM   #45 
  - President Kucinich  ayeshahaqqiqa   Aug-28-07 06:30 AM   #18 
  - Kucinich has a comprehensive cancer agenda  OzarkDem   Aug-28-07 07:24 AM   #19 
  - Remarkably straightforward. I forgot what that was like.  rabies1   Aug-28-07 08:38 AM   #21 
  - I bet a lot of  JTFrog   Aug-28-07 08:44 AM   #22 
  - I'll K&R this  Armstead   Aug-28-07 09:03 AM   #23 
  - ... after watching this yesterday ...  Myrina   Aug-28-07 09:52 AM   #26 
  - He is a true human being...  saddlesore   Aug-28-07 10:22 AM   #29 
  - knr  cosmicdot   Aug-28-07 10:27 AM   #30 
  - He really is the ONLY choice....  Highway61   Aug-28-07 10:42 AM   #31 
  - What pisses me off is all the people who know how good he is but refuse to support him.  redqueen   Aug-28-07 11:57 AM   #39 
     - Right??????? n/t  Highway61   Aug-28-07 11:59 AM   #40 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-30-07 10:45 AM   #80 
  - Makes the other candidates sound like mealy-mouthed wafflers,  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-28-07 10:47 AM   #32 
  - no other candidate can compare favorably to Kucinich....  mike_c   Aug-28-07 11:15 AM   #34 
  - Kucinich will be a president of the people, for the people and by the people  whistle   Aug-28-07 11:34 AM   #35 
  - The problem is...  azprogress   Aug-28-07 11:38 AM   #36 
  - Was congress chomping at the bit to pass the reforms LBJ enacted?  redqueen   Aug-28-07 11:54 AM   #37 
  - Of course LBJ was utterly ruthless  ProudDad   Aug-28-07 02:08 PM   #48 
  - At a fundraiser for Kucinich here in Santa Fe, a woman sat next to me...  puebloknot   Aug-28-07 07:00 PM   #64 
     - Interesting post  porkrind   Aug-28-07 07:29 PM   #70 
  - One thing I would like to see in his future debates is not to be so strident  Peregrine Took   Aug-28-07 12:22 PM   #41 
  - Dear Peregrine:  ronhardy   Aug-28-07 12:33 PM   #42 
  - That IS how the M$M characterizes his style  ProudDad   Aug-28-07 02:11 PM   #49 
  - He shines already! "Whiny"? I don't hear any whining. The man is passionate...  puebloknot   Aug-28-07 06:36 PM   #61 
  - I would love to see more people pay attention to him  MAGICBULLET   Aug-28-07 01:17 PM   #43 
  - Health Care Costs  ProudDad   Aug-28-07 02:13 PM   #50 
     - Right you are. The $30,000 just spent by my insurance company...  puebloknot   Aug-28-07 07:11 PM   #66 
        - And once your expenses pile up...  iaviate1   Sep-01-07 02:46 AM   #83 
  - When it comes to health care  ProudDad   Aug-28-07 01:57 PM   #46 
  - I do agree that we sure need him--I just fear he is not electable.  DuaneBidoux   Aug-28-07 03:32 PM   #55 
  - Let's not fear. Let's elect him.  puebloknot   Aug-28-07 07:14 PM   #67 
  - Then vote for who you wish  ProudDad   Aug-28-07 08:58 PM   #72 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-29-07 01:57 AM   #77 
  - A dream ticket would be Gore/Kucinich  rabies1   Aug-28-07 04:13 PM   #56 
  - John Lennon's "Imagine" is Dennis Kucinich's favorite song.  puebloknot   Aug-28-07 07:16 PM   #68 
  - Dennis seems like  ecdab   Aug-28-07 04:25 PM   #57 
  - Incredible to here the Truth  lovuian   Aug-28-07 05:43 PM   #58 
  - I hope America was watching and listening.  LWolf   Aug-28-07 05:44 PM   #59 
  - His voting record shows he is a Democrat  roxnev   Aug-28-07 06:44 PM   #62 
  - This video really touches the heart  penguin7   Aug-28-07 07:01 PM   #65 
  - Just betrayed Kucinich by voting for Edwards on Daily Kos!!! But Dennis is best!!!!  defendandprotect   Aug-28-07 09:36 PM   #74 
  - Don't forget to rate it up on the tube! n/t  hootinholler   Aug-28-07 10:32 PM   #75 
     - Do DU views show up as youtube views?  penguin7   Aug-28-07 10:45 PM   #76 
        - I don't know, but I would think they should. n/T  hootinholler   Aug-29-07 09:40 AM   #78 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-31-07 04:48 PM   #81 

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