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WilliamPitt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-24-07 09:19 PM
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14. Thanks
Was there ever any discussion about what the rules would say if she was running as a Dem against the Dem speaker? Seems like a sticky wicket.

Cheers.

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  -I haven't been on DU much, so this might be off base...but...Ron Paul? Say freakin' what?! WilliamPitt  Nov-24-07 09:02 PM   #0 
  - Elizabeth Kucinich kind of stoked the fires:  TwilightZone   Nov-24-07 09:09 PM   #1 
  - That I saw  WilliamPitt   Nov-24-07 09:13 PM   #4 
  - The Paul bashing talking points went out  Truth2Tell   Nov-25-07 01:21 PM   #132 
     - Honestly  FredScuttle   Nov-25-07 09:24 PM   #169 
     - True...... But  Truth2Tell   Nov-25-07 10:10 PM   #173 
        - People are drawn to him  FredScuttle   Nov-26-07 02:40 PM   #183 
     - Truth?  LeahMira   Nov-26-07 02:35 PM   #181 
        - "Truth as they see it..."  Truth2Tell   Nov-26-07 04:48 PM   #190 
  - in that case, I no longer have a candidate to support..  NorthernSpy   Nov-25-07 10:30 AM   #101 
  - I almost dumped Edwards, then I realized which Elizabeth made that comment.  mzmolly   Nov-25-07 06:07 PM   #149 
  - Wow!  mzmolly   Nov-25-07 06:06 PM   #148 
  - K&R  dicksteele   Nov-24-07 09:09 PM   #2 
  - Just so you know....  TwilightZone   Nov-24-07 09:12 PM   #3 
  - Good to know  WilliamPitt   Nov-24-07 09:13 PM   #5 
  - And rightly so.  GMFORD   Nov-25-07 10:07 AM   #90 
  - no shock from me...  themartyred   Nov-25-07 03:33 PM   #138 
  - Paul is a Libertarian  StClone   Nov-25-07 07:56 PM   #159 
  - I simply don't understand why any Democrat would support Paul over Kucinich  TwilightZone   Nov-25-07 08:00 PM   #161 
     - Agreed  kenfrequed   Nov-25-07 08:04 PM   #162 
  - I agree with you as for if RP wants to do away with such republican  FREEWILL56   Nov-25-07 09:30 PM   #170 
  - I don't think there are Ron Paul support threads  mmonk   Nov-24-07 09:16 PM   #6 
  - I hope this post won't re-swat the wasp's nest.  WilliamPitt   Nov-24-07 09:17 PM   #9 
  - Fingers crossed.  mmonk   Nov-24-07 09:18 PM   #12 
  - there's very little Kucinich bashing here, and  cali   Nov-24-07 09:20 PM   #16 
     - Sorry, but one thread was pretty rough tonight.  mmonk   Nov-24-07 09:27 PM   #24 
     - I can turn a ton of people off to Kucinich...  NewJeffCT   Nov-25-07 07:52 AM   #74 
        - WWhhaaat?  rockybelt   Nov-25-07 08:52 AM   #79 
           - I'm not joking, though  NewJeffCT   Nov-25-07 09:50 AM   #87 
              - Dennis was willing to be interviewed  GMFORD   Nov-25-07 10:16 AM   #94 
              - Stephen Colbert  rockybelt   Nov-25-07 02:10 PM   #136 
              - Rush admitted he lies for the Republicans  NewJeffCT   Nov-25-07 05:51 PM   #145 
              - Oh yeah  kenfrequed   Nov-25-07 08:08 PM   #163 
                 - I don't support any candidate  NewJeffCT   Nov-26-07 08:10 AM   #178 
                    - So...  kenfrequed   Nov-26-07 11:07 AM   #179 
  - sorry to hear about your gf, will  cali   Nov-24-07 09:17 PM   #7 
  - Thanks  WilliamPitt   Nov-24-07 09:19 PM   #14 
  - It would be fine to support her if she was challenging  cali   Nov-24-07 09:23 PM   #20 
     - Cali is speaking the absolute truth.  EST   Nov-24-07 09:50 PM   #43 
        - Your last line sums him up on Iraq perfectly. I don't want to pal around with these types at all. nt  blondeatlast   Nov-25-07 01:11 PM   #129 
  - He's an enigma to many... a supposed Repug who speaks out  hlthe2b   Nov-24-07 09:23 PM   #19 
  - I understand it to an extent  NeedleCast   Nov-24-07 09:43 PM   #39 
  - I understand to an extent also. I get so very frustrated when my congress critters ignore me.  rhett o rick   Nov-24-07 11:58 PM   #59 
  - So you're saying not to go forward because you will definitely fall into the river  Auntie Bush   Nov-25-07 10:04 PM   #172 
  - Ron Paul signs have been cropping up on our small-town roadways here in Texas.....  texanshatingbush   Nov-25-07 11:13 AM   #112 
  - The Ron Paul gang here in Kansas City hired a plane to do a flyover  proud2Blib   Nov-24-07 09:17 PM   #8 
  - Two good things about RP  annabanana   Nov-24-07 09:19 PM   #15 
     - Could he maybe go save-the-fetuseseses third party, perhaps?  WilliamPitt   Nov-24-07 09:23 PM   #21 
        - The rank & file seem to be interested in Huckabee...  annabanana   Nov-24-07 09:28 PM   #27 
        - !  mmonk   Nov-24-07 09:44 PM   #40 
  - Really?  simskl   Nov-24-07 09:18 PM   #10 
  - The other thing he has  Mojorabbit   Nov-24-07 11:12 PM   #52 
  - Ron Paul sucks, to begin with...  Hissyspit   Nov-24-07 09:18 PM   #11 
  - Agreed. Ron Paul is anathema to democracy.  BushDespiser12   Nov-24-07 09:18 PM   #13 
  - I too, was not very active at DU for a short time. When I came back I thought....  BlueJazz   Nov-24-07 09:22 PM   #17 
  - I agree, and I've been scratching my head about the Ron Paul thing.  MelissaB   Nov-24-07 09:22 PM   #18 
  - That was one of those lines my fingers typed without my brain getting involved.  WilliamPitt   Nov-24-07 09:24 PM   #22 
  - That is such a disturbing visual....ewwww.....  Blue_In_AK   Nov-24-07 09:29 PM   #28 
  - Well, as a 73-year-old man with what might be described by someone younger as...  Audio_Al   Nov-25-07 12:44 AM   #62 
  - Ron Paul has a prolific and dedicated  GMFORD   Nov-25-07 11:04 AM   #109 
     - Same mistake Kucinich made in '04.  WilliamPitt   Nov-25-07 11:07 AM   #110 
  - My sense is that the base DU admiration for Paul isn't even based *in* Paul...  bridgit   Nov-24-07 09:25 PM   #23 
  - Every now and then a thread pops up on DU  ocelot   Nov-24-07 09:28 PM   #25 
  - I think that to the rabid (and foolish) Paul supporters  Truth2Tell   Nov-25-07 07:30 PM   #156 
  - Well I keep noticing the same people popping up in those threads  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-24-07 09:28 PM   #26 
  - For the past month or so, there have been 3 or 4 long anti-Paul threads per day...  Junkdrawer   Nov-24-07 09:31 PM   #29 
  - True enough.  WilliamPitt   Nov-24-07 09:31 PM   #30 
  - Thank you for writing that Ron Paul is not a reasonable candidate  PufPuf23   Nov-24-07 09:33 PM   #31 
  - I think where Ron Paul gets kudos sometimes is  mmonk   Nov-24-07 09:34 PM   #32 
  - Baffles me too.  MuseRider   Nov-24-07 09:37 PM   #33 
  - You probably won't get it  riqster   Nov-26-07 02:50 PM   #185 
  - Dupe  riqster   Nov-26-07 02:50 PM   #186 
  - Thanks for this. I'm acting on Issues around grassroots Libertarians.  patrice   Nov-24-07 09:39 PM   #34 
  - Yeah, it's weird.  Withywindle   Nov-24-07 09:39 PM   #35 
  - Ron Paul is an R w/a serious Libertarian slant....  rasputin1952   Nov-24-07 09:40 PM   #36 
  - agreed...  bridgit   Nov-24-07 09:42 PM   #38 
  - Take a very deep breath, go pour youself a drink, take another deep  tnlefty   Nov-24-07 09:41 PM   #37 
  - "Congress won't allow him to put his most radical agendas through"  TankLV   Nov-25-07 10:17 AM   #96 
  - I think the biggest threat from Ron Paul...  kentuck   Nov-24-07 09:44 PM   #41 
  - Yes, he is a threat in regards to independent support.  mmonk   Nov-24-07 09:50 PM   #44 
  - Well.  5446   Nov-25-07 09:57 AM   #88 
     - Then you are a prime example of the fool that Will mentions in his post.  TankLV   Nov-25-07 10:21 AM   #97 
     - Your last paragraph lost me. But it seems that you would vote for RP because you believe Congress  rhett o rick   Nov-25-07 11:04 AM   #108 
  - Will, Ron Paul is the Resurgent Republican Of The Week.  Aristus   Nov-24-07 09:46 PM   #42 
  - A somewhat-related poll from a couple weeks ago:  TwilightZone   Nov-24-07 10:03 PM   #45 
  - It doesnt matter. Paul has as much chance as Kucinich......  johncoby2   Nov-24-07 10:44 PM   #46 
  - I'm only talking about Paul as a DU-specific phenomenon  WilliamPitt   Nov-24-07 10:49 PM   #47 
  - Pay no attention to the RP supporters  blogslut   Nov-24-07 10:58 PM   #48 
  - Well I just found out people CHEERED the fires in Cali!!!  Rex   Nov-24-07 11:07 PM   #49 
  - sadly  MonkeyFunk   Nov-24-07 11:09 PM   #50 
     - Evidently not.  Rex   Nov-24-07 11:17 PM   #53 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-24-07 11:09 PM   #51 
  - Um...of course he does.  WilliamPitt   Nov-25-07 12:44 AM   #63 
  - But Will, he wants to return to the gold standard, that will solve all of our problems  Hippo_Tron   Nov-24-07 11:23 PM   #54 
  - "pro-life libertarianism"  loindelrio   Nov-24-07 11:36 PM   #55 
  - Jesus freakin' Christ  WilliamPitt   Nov-24-07 11:45 PM   #57 
  - I'll never get that visual out of my head.  flying rabbit   Nov-25-07 11:41 AM   #118 
  - OMFG, Will you just rocked my world! I'm going to borrow that if you don't mind  thecatburgler   Nov-26-07 02:39 PM   #182 
     - Let me know what happens  WilliamPitt   Nov-26-07 04:38 PM   #188 
  - One mustn't even try to wrap one's head around that logic.  blondeatlast   Nov-25-07 01:19 PM   #131 
  - By the same token, Chuck Hagel,  frogmarch   Nov-24-07 11:38 PM   #56 
  - Ron Paul  spag68   Nov-24-07 11:49 PM   #58 
  - Ron Paul would be a very stupid choice for vice president. He is way too outspoken.  rhett o rick   Nov-25-07 12:06 AM   #60 
  - hmmm, Ron Paul...Stormfront. Says it all for me.  kineneb   Nov-25-07 12:21 AM   #61 
  - Ron Paul  Tberg   Nov-25-07 01:07 AM   #64 
  - But don't mention his virulently anti-gay agenda...  TankLV   Nov-25-07 10:25 AM   #98 
  - 44% of DUers prefer Ron Paul over Hillary Clinton.  onehandle   Nov-25-07 02:26 AM   #65 
  - 269 votes  upi402   Nov-25-07 02:29 AM   #66 
  - WOW, DU has locked the poll!  Islander Expat   Nov-25-07 02:46 AM   #68 
  - Tom DeLay's nutsack is smooth and buoyant  2008   Nov-25-07 02:40 AM   #67 
  - How do you know? Inquiring minds, and all that!  LeftishBrit   Nov-25-07 12:32 PM   #127 
  - It's common knowledge in Ron Paul's inner circle (nt)  2008   Nov-25-07 09:19 PM   #167 
  - I don't even want to know how you know this. Yuck. nt  blondeatlast   Nov-25-07 01:21 PM   #133 
     - hey, I remember you!  2008   Nov-25-07 09:17 PM   #166 
  - I have seen very little Ron Paul support here  NobleCynic   Nov-25-07 03:29 AM   #69 
  - I'm with you.  cornermouse   Nov-25-07 03:30 AM   #70 
  - This is exactly why I oppose him... the privatization thing... when he  glowing   Nov-25-07 06:41 AM   #71 
  - agreed.  ulysses   Nov-25-07 06:47 AM   #72 
  - I got taken to task for pointing out Paul was wrong on a ton of issues  NewJeffCT   Nov-25-07 07:49 AM   #73 
  - i think the kucinich campaign stepped in it...  tomp   Nov-25-07 07:59 AM   #75 
  - Ron Paul SUCKS with a capital R!  L. Coyote   Nov-25-07 08:27 AM   #76 
  - I swear DU is filled with frogs just happy to take the Scorpion across the river  LynneSin   Nov-25-07 08:35 AM   #77 
  - THANKS for this!  LeftishBrit   Nov-25-07 08:38 AM   #78 
  - Ron Paul sucks ass. He's a piglicon and that's all one needs to know.  lonestarnot   Nov-25-07 09:03 AM   #80 
  - rod paul/stem cell  mamameow   Nov-25-07 09:11 AM   #81 
  - About the new stem cell advancement....  Dr_eldritch   Nov-25-07 09:22 AM   #82 
  - I agree in general but....  Joanne98   Nov-25-07 09:25 AM   #83 
  - Huh?  LeftishBrit   Nov-25-07 12:40 PM   #128 
  - Bingo- you've hit it  blondie58   Nov-25-07 09:33 AM   #84 
  - From my cold dead hands.  WilliamPitt   Nov-25-07 10:05 AM   #89 
  - Ron Paul sucks. This place is losing its collective mind. But everyone is  acmavm   Nov-25-07 09:38 AM   #85 
  - I ran into a Ron Paul supporter outside of Stop and Shop recently  bicentennial_baby   Nov-25-07 09:47 AM   #86 
  - Did you get my PM?  WilliamPitt   Nov-25-07 10:11 AM   #93 
     - Yes, I did!!  bicentennial_baby   Nov-25-07 10:57 AM   #107 
  - Wow, wow, wow, Will! Good to have you "back" in all senses of the term.  TankLV   Nov-25-07 10:08 AM   #91 
  - I forgot to add - very sorry to hear about your girlfriend - hope she gets better.  TankLV   Nov-25-07 11:44 AM   #120 
  - HEY!! EVERYONE!!! LOOK DOWN HERE!!! READ THIS POST!!!  WilliamPitt   Nov-25-07 10:08 AM   #92 
  - YW, pleez keep in touch. nm  rhett o rick   Nov-25-07 10:56 AM   #106 
  - Thank You  Irishonly   Nov-25-07 10:16 AM   #95 
  - From 2001  Lurking Dem   Nov-25-07 10:29 AM   #99 
  - This is Gold!  theFrankFactor   Nov-25-07 10:30 AM   #100 
  - I think this Ron Paul phenomenon  Nictuku   Nov-25-07 10:31 AM   #102 
  - I have to ask why you capitalize the word Truth.  GMFORD   Nov-25-07 10:55 AM   #105 
  - I didn't realize the word truth had so many definitions...  Nictuku   Nov-25-07 11:42 AM   #119 
  - Not to Godwin it, but Hitler was true to his ideology as well. That isn't impressive.  Basileus Basileon   Nov-25-07 03:37 PM   #140 
     - Thanks--I'm sick of that meme from the RP groupies.  blondeatlast   Nov-25-07 03:55 PM   #142 
  - Wow that one was from the heart.  doublethink   Nov-25-07 10:54 AM   #103 
  - There are people here at DU  Gman   Nov-25-07 10:55 AM   #104 
  - It's not just the war  dmesg   Nov-25-07 11:12 AM   #111 
  - I'm Running WITH You... I Too Left DU For A While & Only Post Here  ChiciB1   Nov-25-07 11:18 AM   #113 
  - Top-fucking notch, my dear Will...  CaliforniaPeggy   Nov-25-07 11:18 AM   #114 
  - Sending prayers and positive energy your way, my friend.  ClassWarrior   Nov-25-07 11:25 AM   #115 
  - From my cold dead hands, my friend.  WilliamPitt   Nov-25-07 11:30 AM   #116 
  - And if it worked...  Baby Snooks   Nov-25-07 11:39 AM   #117 
  - Sorry to hear of the medical issues at home  WileEcoyote   Nov-25-07 11:54 AM   #121 
  - Hey! No sex threads!  progressoid   Nov-25-07 11:55 AM   #122 
  - Mrs Kucinich saying Dennis  windoe   Nov-25-07 12:11 PM   #123 
  - anarcho/left-libertarians supporting a right-libertarian for president.  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-25-07 12:14 PM   #124 
  - Stem cell is THE WAY.  baby_mouse   Nov-25-07 12:18 PM   #125 
  - "Bush vetoed that stuff because it would have worked."  Blue_Roses   Nov-25-07 12:19 PM   #126 
  - There are a lot of Ron Paul yard signs in my city  Poiuyt   Nov-25-07 01:18 PM   #130 
  - My heart goes out to you and your gf, Will. I've been on the front lines of SCR  blondeatlast   Nov-25-07 01:31 PM   #134 
  - 200% on -- absolutely right.  JDPriestly   Nov-25-07 02:09 PM   #135 
  - Shockingly good rant. I'm with you. kr  Flabbergasted   Nov-25-07 02:22 PM   #137 
  - Thank you. Ron Paul is the worst man running for President.  Basileus Basileon   Nov-25-07 03:36 PM   #139 
  - The only support I offer any  roxnev   Nov-25-07 03:47 PM   #141 
  - Ron Paul is a Libertarian pretending to be a Repug.  Disturbed   Nov-25-07 04:11 PM   #143 
  - Ron Paul is all for  femrap   Nov-25-07 05:48 PM   #144 
  - Great post. n/t  quiethm75   Nov-25-07 05:52 PM   #146 
  - "Ron Paul is running for the presidency on the Republican ticket.."  mzmolly   Nov-25-07 06:02 PM   #147 
  - Very informative thread.  avrdream   Nov-25-07 06:08 PM   #150 
  - Once you get past the Iraq War issue, Ron Paul is another POS conservative, just like the rest.  Beelzebud   Nov-25-07 06:09 PM   #151 
  - Ron Paul has a following on the web of people who are  Progs Rock   Nov-25-07 06:17 PM   #152 
  - I think it's mostly "I hate the government" crowd & a few clueless joiners  robbedvoter   Nov-25-07 06:54 PM   #153 
  - I live in Orlando FL and this evening I noticed our mail box flags had Ron Paul brochures  whistle   Nov-25-07 07:16 PM   #154 
  - Ron Paul's anti-war rhetoric does not make him a Democrat.  Buzz Clik   Nov-25-07 07:17 PM   #155 
  - Something no one has really talked about...  WarhammerTwo   Nov-25-07 07:35 PM   #157 
  - That's because we have a brain  cuke   Nov-25-07 11:06 PM   #175 
     - Well, Cuke...  WarhammerTwo   Nov-26-07 07:18 PM   #192 
  - did anybody actually read this entire post?  LibertarianAtheist   Nov-25-07 07:47 PM   #158 
  - I'm not surprised...  sendero   Nov-25-07 07:59 PM   #160 
  - Some DUers are still convinced he's a good guy.  ocelot   Nov-25-07 08:37 PM   #164 
  - I have not been here much either  frogcycle   Nov-25-07 08:43 PM   #165 
  - That does it. I'm not voting for Elizabeth Kucinich in the primaries.  Alexander   Nov-25-07 09:20 PM   #168 
  - What I want to know is what the hell is libertarian about being anti-choice?  thecatburgler   Nov-25-07 09:52 PM   #171 
  - See post 57  WilliamPitt   Nov-26-07 12:30 PM   #180 
  - rp is and always will be a repug  lame54   Nov-25-07 10:57 PM   #174 
  - It is an embarrassment to some of our candidates that they have been flanked on the war issue by...  JVS   Nov-25-07 11:10 PM   #176 
  - It's about the Constitution, stupid.  The Stranger   Nov-25-07 11:10 PM   #177 
  - The GOP targets the Angry White Male Voter for their base...  LanternWaste   Nov-26-07 02:44 PM   #184 
  - I predict Ron Paul will be indicted by May 12.  deaniac21   Nov-26-07 03:23 PM   #187 
     - ?  WilliamPitt   Nov-26-07 04:38 PM   #189 
     - Okeee-dokeee. Do tell.  blondeatlast   Nov-26-07 04:52 PM   #191 
 

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