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dave123williams Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-10-07 08:49 PM
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47. Powell's proven to be a tool.

It's sad really; he's a very smart man that loves this country a lot.

He was made to look the fool, and like a good soldier, he didn't ask any questions. He just poured a bunch of gasoline on his good reputation and lit it on fire.
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  -Colin Powell is advising Obama? Is that good or bad? Katzenkavalier  Jun-10-07 11:10 AM   #0 
  - Kick  Katzenkavalier   Jun-10-07 11:13 AM   #1 
  - I think Powell feels so burned by this administration that  in search of sanity   Jun-10-07 11:14 AM   #2 
  - If Obama isn't smart enough ...  Everybody   Jun-11-07 06:39 AM   #52 
  - I think he is a lier  sallyseven   Jun-10-07 11:14 AM   #3 
  - Only Lieberman can be a lier otherwise it is liar  LiberalFighter   Jun-10-07 11:39 AM   #22 
     - This could put me off Obama. Colin Powell is a coward and a  roguevalley   Jun-10-07 07:07 PM   #46 
  - Everyone...  freesqueeze   Jun-10-07 11:15 AM   #4 
  - Run away!  Warren Stupidity   Jun-10-07 11:20 AM   #5 
  - does any seriously viable democratic party candidate  xchrom   Jun-10-07 11:21 AM   #6 
  - Colin Powell is irrevocably tainted by association. n/t  LWolf   Jun-10-07 11:23 AM   #7 
  - Why in god's name...  incapsulated   Jun-10-07 11:23 AM   #8 
  - I think Powell was used  Katzenkavalier   Jun-10-07 11:24 AM   #9 
  - He should be...  incapsulated   Jun-10-07 11:30 AM   #14 
  - Powell gained the power he has by helping to cover up the Mai Lai massacre in Vietnam. (nt)  w4rma   Jun-10-07 11:32 AM   #16 
  - I don't think Powell thought he was used when he helped cover up the My Lai Massacre  LiberalFighter   Jun-10-07 11:40 AM   #23 
  - what makes it worse is he KNEW he had bogus 'evidence'  bigtree   Jun-10-07 11:43 AM   #24 
  - He has been "used" since the late 60s by the righties.  DURHAM D   Jun-10-07 11:45 AM   #25 
  - This is always said about women and blacks. Sometimes they actually agree with the policy.  MookieWilson   Jun-10-07 03:25 PM   #38 
  - For gawd's sake, let's not EVER talk to our fellow Americans if they do not  Hamlette   Jun-10-07 11:26 AM   #10 
  - So no problem with Powell's behavior regardin the Iraq War?  Warren Stupidity   Jun-10-07 01:42 PM   #32 
  - where is it I said I had not problem with Powell's behavior? Of course I think he should have stood  Hamlette   Jun-10-07 04:35 PM   #44 
     - So a man with horrible judgment, a man who made  Warren Stupidity   Jun-11-07 06:01 AM   #50 
        - three points  Hamlette   Jun-11-07 09:54 AM   #58 
  - Not the ones that lie to the UN to start a war. Duh.  BlooInBloo   Jun-10-07 03:27 PM   #40 
  - Powell is HARDLY just a mere "fellow American". Would you say it's okay to talk to Cheney?  WinkyDink   Jun-10-07 03:27 PM   #41 
     - Of course it's okay to talk to Cheney, Bush even.  Hamlette   Jun-10-07 04:32 PM   #43 
  - In one way, Colin Powell is worse than Bush, Cheney, Rove and  Cyrano   Jun-10-07 11:27 AM   #11 
  - he kept his mouth shut?  Scriptor Ignotus   Jun-11-07 01:24 PM   #61 
  - Powell is still lying to justify his lies and the part he played in drawing us into war  liberal N proud   Jun-10-07 11:28 AM   #12 
  - If anything, he is using Obama  incapsulated   Jun-10-07 11:32 AM   #15 
  - Kick.......  Me_Shell   Jun-10-07 11:29 AM   #13 
  - Being young, I think he is very moldable  Annces   Jun-10-07 11:33 AM   #17 
  - It's bad news and very poor judgement but he won't get my  WiseButAngrySara   Jun-10-07 11:34 AM   #18 
  - that's really not good at all  bigtree   Jun-10-07 11:37 AM   #19 
  - This is bad news...  Just-plain-Kathy   Jun-10-07 11:38 AM   #20 
  - A major blunder  LiberalFighter   Jun-10-07 11:38 AM   #21 
  - Oh gawd, Colin Powell who lied before the Security Council as part of the drumbeat to war?  Mark Twain Girl   Jun-10-07 12:00 PM   #26 
  - I don't think that it is a bad thing  Nikia   Jun-10-07 12:07 PM   #27 
  - Powell is a whore who goes to wherever the power is ......  kerry-is-my-prez   Jun-10-07 12:30 PM   #28 
  - does this mean Colin Powell is done with the GOP?  GloriaSmith   Jun-10-07 12:30 PM   #29 
  - Powell was an utter patsy for this war and he knows it  Bullet1987   Jun-10-07 12:40 PM   #30 
  - Which way are the political winds blowing? There you will find CP.  WinkyDink   Jun-10-07 03:28 PM   #42 
  - This really does bring up some huge questions about political maneuvering, if true.  EST   Jun-10-07 01:11 PM   #31 
  - Obama or any of the top three will likely follow old bipartisan foreign policy consensus  yurbud   Jun-10-07 02:15 PM   #33 
  - Bad News. Powell sold his integrity to be a Bush lackey.  sparosnare   Jun-10-07 02:19 PM   #34 
  - There's no room in my 'big tent' for war criminals and enablers.  Bozita   Jun-10-07 02:42 PM   #35 
  - I don't see any reason not to listen to Powell, but I'd take his advice with some skepticism  Hippo_Tron   Jun-10-07 02:51 PM   #36 
  - Exactly. The pitfalls of not considering all sides in foreign policy are being played out today.  Buzz Clik   Jun-11-07 08:51 AM   #54 
  - And people are all over Al Wynn for hanging with Harold Ford. This is WORSE. nt  MookieWilson   Jun-10-07 03:22 PM   #37 
  - This is a deal-breaker, for me. Powell is an unprincipled REPUBLICAN, pardon my redundancy.  WinkyDink   Jun-10-07 03:26 PM   #39 
  - Obama is making a big mistake.  Disturbed   Jun-10-07 04:38 PM   #45 
  - Powell's proven to be a tool.  dave123williams   Jun-10-07 08:49 PM   #47 
  - Keep your hands clean, Obama.  dubyadubya3   Jun-10-07 09:21 PM   #48 
  - Think about it n/t  UTUSN   Jun-10-07 09:32 PM   #49 
  - Is this for real????????  maine_raptor   Jun-11-07 06:34 AM   #51 
  - Reported by A/P. Link:  WinkyDink   Jun-11-07 08:55 AM   #55 
  - Where is the option for neither good nor bad.  Dawgs   Jun-11-07 07:20 AM   #53 
  - There may be many stains from his association with this administration  PRETZEL   Jun-11-07 09:02 AM   #56 
  - Operative word's being "tool".  WinkyDink   Jun-11-07 09:26 AM   #57 
  - If Obama can get the endorsement of Powell a prominent republican  LeviathanCrumbling   Jun-11-07 11:29 AM   #59 
  - I thought Powell was the most honorable member from the Bush administration  gravity   Jun-11-07 11:38 AM   #60 

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