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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-25-07 05:56 PM
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9. 'at the very least you know where he stands'...Well, that's comforting.
At least I know he is anti-gay, anti-woman, anti-environment.

Now tell me again why a Democratic President should be consulting with him?
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  -Obama looks forward to working with "global warming is a lot of crap" Sen. Coburn Bluebear  Aug-25-07 05:39 PM   #0 
  - Talk about your strange political bedfellows.  terrya   Aug-25-07 05:42 PM   #1 
  - Yes, I thought that was a bit of an odd choice, even as an Obama fan--  wienerdoggie   Aug-25-07 05:43 PM   #2 
  - (shrug) That's the nature of representative government. Gotta work with antagonists.  BlooInBloo   Aug-25-07 05:44 PM   #3 
  - Which liberal Democrat did Bush 'seek out' in '00-'06 and don't say Lieberman!  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 05:45 PM   #4 
     - None, of course. That's partly why they suck. Whatever vengeful feelings we might have...  BlooInBloo   Aug-25-07 05:47 PM   #5 
        - He can be. Doesn't mean he has to "seek out" the most conservative Senator  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 05:48 PM   #7 
        - Yah, I think it does, actually...  BlooInBloo   Aug-25-07 06:21 PM   #14 
        - Yes, Pres of entire country. Also, more effective if can work with others.  earthlover   Aug-26-07 09:04 AM   #58 
           - Demonize him?? Coburn says the #1 problem in America is the "gay agenda"  Bluebear   Aug-26-07 09:20 PM   #63 
  - Coburn-about as anti-woman as you can get. Interesting and possibly revealing.  terisan   Aug-25-07 05:48 PM   #6 
  - They have worked together in the past on  Mr. Blonde   Aug-25-07 05:54 PM   #8 
  - 'at the very least you know where he stands'...Well, that's comforting.  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 05:56 PM   #9 
  - I know where he stands-on the neck of every woman in US. Let them work together in private sector.  terisan   Aug-25-07 05:59 PM   #10 
  - He didn't just say he could work with him - he called him a friend.  avrdream   Aug-25-07 08:57 PM   #42 
  - Treating members of the other party as the spawn of Satan has  hedgehog   Aug-25-07 06:08 PM   #11 
  - Sorry, this is not "members of the other party".  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 06:12 PM   #12 
  - Oh dear...I didn't want  zidzi   Aug-26-07 01:34 PM   #60 
  - I don't have a problem with his being friends with conservatives--  wienerdoggie   Aug-25-07 06:14 PM   #13 
  - GOPers don't want to work with Democrats; They've proved they  Robbien   Aug-26-07 02:16 AM   #52 
  - Another attack post?  HughMoran   Aug-25-07 06:25 PM   #15 
  - Begging your pardon, but it is not an "attack" to comment on the man's own words.  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 06:26 PM   #16 
  - Ahhh, it's something to be "concerned" about  HughMoran   Aug-25-07 06:29 PM   #17 
     - I don't have a candidate to promote.  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 06:30 PM   #18 
        - True, but you don't seriously think he is doing anything more than trying to look  HughMoran   Aug-25-07 06:32 PM   #19 
           - He could gladly have stopped with Lugar & Warner.  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 06:34 PM   #21 
              - I can't imagine him giving much more than lip service to Coburn WRT environment  HughMoran   Aug-25-07 06:41 PM   #26 
                 - 'Do you seriously think Obama is an idiot?' - Kindly stop baiting me.  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 06:43 PM   #29 
                    - Perhaps  HughMoran   Aug-25-07 06:47 PM   #31 
                       - I think your whole premise that I am implying Obama is anti-environment is a stretch  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 06:55 PM   #33 
  - I don't agree  tkmorris   Aug-25-07 06:37 PM   #23 
     - In today's environment of back and forth volleys  HughMoran   Aug-25-07 06:43 PM   #28 
  - A vote is a vote. If you can get it from Satan himself to pass good legislation, go for it  jpgray   Aug-25-07 06:34 PM   #20 
  - Yes, I can just imagine Coburn will be a reliable vote for progressive issues.  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 06:36 PM   #22 
  - Every vote counts (in Congress, anyway). "Working with" doesn't imply BFFdom  jpgray   Aug-25-07 06:39 PM   #24 
     - Could you imagine a Republican saying "I look forward to working with Edward Kennedy!"  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 06:40 PM   #25 
        - They've said exactly that. Even Bush has, for example on the NCLB bill, etc.  jpgray   Aug-25-07 06:42 PM   #27 
           - OK then, "a vote is a vote". Coburn will magically change for us & vote for good legislation.  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 06:46 PM   #30 
              - You'll note I said that exactly nowhere. But if he does vote with us even once, great!  jpgray   Aug-25-07 06:48 PM   #32 
                 - Sorry, I am clearly an Obama-basher and have an agenda.  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 06:57 PM   #34 
                    - I don't think you're a "basher," I'm just saying the statement may not mean what you think  jpgray   Aug-25-07 07:00 PM   #35 
  - the problem is the quid pro quo.  ulysses   Aug-25-07 07:13 PM   #37 
     - See post 38 below. It doesn't look like anything was given up for that bill.  Telly Savalas   Aug-25-07 08:32 PM   #40 
        - ok - I could probably agree with Coburn and other rw nutcakes on a number of things  ulysses   Aug-25-07 08:50 PM   #41 
  - Hope he's keeping an eye on his daughters.  Crunchy Frog   Aug-25-07 07:11 PM   #36 
  - Obama worked with Coburn to create an Internet Database of Federal Spending  rhombus   Aug-25-07 07:55 PM   #38 
  - 'Coburn is really good on ethics'  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 10:01 PM   #44 
  - Uhhh, I think this is his very point.  ithinkmyliverhurts   Aug-25-07 08:17 PM   #39 
  - It's more than reaching. "He has become a friend of mine."  Bluebear   Aug-25-07 09:58 PM   #43 
     - Agreed. n/t  Mind_your_head   Aug-26-07 12:59 AM   #45 
  - "... lesbianism is "so rampant in some of the schools..."  madeline_con   Aug-26-07 01:30 AM   #46 
  - Unfortunately, Coburn's anti-gay statement on the matter dates to 2004  Bluebear   Aug-26-07 02:03 AM   #49 
     - Possible. Paranoid homophobes united.  madeline_con   Aug-26-07 02:05 AM   #50 
  - He's doing what good Senators do  socialdemocrat1981   Aug-26-07 01:53 AM   #47 
  - Singling out an anti-gay, anti-woman, anti-environment as a friend is not "good"  Bluebear   Aug-26-07 01:59 AM   #48 
  - Agreed. Obama is my 4th choice.  skyblue   Aug-26-07 07:36 AM   #55 
  - Two thoughts  sandnsea   Aug-26-07 02:06 AM   #51 
  - Great Conference Facilities in DC  autorank   Aug-26-07 03:40 AM   #53 
  - Working with people who've done their best to destroy  Mythsaje   Aug-26-07 04:40 AM   #54 
  - tom coburn is an idiot eom  madokie   Aug-26-07 07:39 AM   #56 
  - This is just another reason for me not to support Obama. eom  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-26-07 08:40 AM   #57 
  - Have to agree with this post!  toughboy   Aug-26-07 01:24 PM   #59 
  - yea I don't like where this is headed  Scriptor Ignotus   Aug-26-07 04:14 PM   #61 
  - He is looking for Sainthood when he wants to work with those folks!  KoKo01   Aug-26-07 04:25 PM   #62 
  - Relax, Obama co-sponsored a government transparency bill with Coburn last year.  Terri S   Aug-26-07 09:31 PM   #64 
  - I will not relax, this is not about a bill, it was him lauding him as a good friend.  Bluebear   Aug-26-07 09:40 PM   #65 
  - If he wants to work with Republicans who are bigoted culture warrors--  eridani   Aug-27-07 12:35 AM   #66 

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