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GOPBasher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-21-07 12:48 PM
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16. In a lot of ways, I think you're right, but if you look at the polls,
unfortunately, the majority of people believe creationism over evolution. It's sad and scary, but it's true. (Although I think most of them haven't really thought about it much and don't really care.)
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  -Is anyone else scared by the amount of support Huckabee is getting? GOPBasher  Dec-21-07 12:41 PM   #0 
  - He seems like a nice guy. I may just vote for him in the general election.  Bucky   Dec-21-07 12:43 PM   #1 
  - Perhaps you're running for Vice President?  Tesha   Dec-21-07 01:00 PM   #36 
  - He's the only reason McCain has a shot  burythehatchet   Dec-21-07 12:43 PM   #2 
  - They don't really support him, in a policy or leadership way. They've just  wienerdoggie   Dec-21-07 12:43 PM   #3 
  - That, and he has probably 95% of the fundie base  tridim   Dec-21-07 12:45 PM   #7 
  - Yep--I should have clarified in my post that I was talking about non-fundies.  wienerdoggie   Dec-21-07 12:52 PM   #25 
  - I hope that's the case. n/t  GOPBasher   Dec-21-07 12:46 PM   #11 
  - We're talking about Iowa.  BonnieJW   Dec-21-07 12:44 PM   #4 
  - True, but I'm even talking about his national numbers. n/t  GOPBasher   Dec-21-07 12:45 PM   #5 
  - Not unexpectedly  texastoast   Dec-21-07 01:34 PM   #48 
  - not scared at all  SCantiGOP   Dec-21-07 12:45 PM   #6 
  - Not really  Tarc   Dec-21-07 12:45 PM   #8 
  - In a lot of ways, I think you're right, but if you look at the polls,  GOPBasher   Dec-21-07 12:48 PM   #16 
  - No.  chimpsrsmarter   Dec-21-07 12:45 PM   #9 
  - Only if the lunatics out number the sane. Oops, maybe your onto something there. nt  Snotcicles   Dec-21-07 12:46 PM   #10 
  - Remember this: Reagan was elected President twice.  groovedaddy   Dec-21-07 12:47 PM   #12 
  - How Short Term You Think!  iamjoy   Dec-21-07 12:55 PM   #30 
  - I never said it was good. Only that I survived. People survived  groovedaddy   Dec-21-07 01:00 PM   #35 
  - Reagan won twice because the Dems ran two uninspiring candidates  Mike Daniels   Dec-21-07 01:40 PM   #51 
     - It's not Gore's fault that he lives in a state full of idiots. nt  tridim   Dec-21-07 02:01 PM   #57 
        - I'm a Tennessean and I'm not an idiot.  Clark2008   Dec-21-07 03:14 PM   #61 
           - Sorry, but if you voted for Bush over Gore you're an idiot.  tridim   Dec-21-07 04:34 PM   #64 
              - The Generalization Is Wrong  iamjoy   Dec-21-07 08:03 PM   #66 
  - No - he's a loon. At this point I'm rooting for anyone but McCain. McCain would be tough to beat.  BlueManDude   Dec-21-07 12:47 PM   #13 
  - No, because I know what kind of governor he was  ayeshahaqqiqa   Dec-21-07 12:47 PM   #14 
  - Yes. He can hurt any chance we have for religious-moderate crossover votes. nt  patrice   Dec-21-07 12:48 PM   #15 
  - Oh, That Wouldn't Happen  iamjoy   Dec-21-07 12:49 PM   #17 
  - I'm not saying it would actually happen, but just the fact that someone  GOPBasher   Dec-21-07 12:51 PM   #21 
  - No. I predicted he'd get the nod months ago  Warpy   Dec-21-07 12:50 PM   #18 
  - At Democratic Underground?  onehandle   Dec-21-07 12:50 PM   #19 
  - Naw. The findies love Huck, but the Pub elites don't want him!  napi21   Dec-21-07 12:51 PM   #20 
  - the wackos have no where else to turn....a good portion of this nation would support a theocracy imo  spanone   Dec-21-07 12:51 PM   #22 
  - That's what I'm afraid of. n/t  GOPBasher   Dec-21-07 12:54 PM   #27 
  - he's not nearly as scary as Giuliani IMO  hfojvt   Dec-21-07 12:51 PM   #23 
  - To me, more scary than Rudy. Rudy is grounded in reality--  wienerdoggie   Dec-21-07 12:54 PM   #29 
  - Rudy may be grounded in reality  hfojvt   Dec-21-07 01:38 PM   #50 
  - I think talking about one's religion is fine, but he's making it clear that  GOPBasher   Dec-21-07 12:55 PM   #31 
  - No, he's a "true believer". He's not just playing it for the votes.  NCevilDUer   Dec-21-07 01:11 PM   #42 
     - Thank you! You said that much better than I could.  GOPBasher   Dec-21-07 01:19 PM   #45 
     - show me some evidence  hfojvt   Dec-21-07 01:43 PM   #52 
  - Nope. It's awesome.  WilliamPitt   Dec-21-07 12:51 PM   #24 
  - As a former science teacher, I want to say that, sadly,  GOPBasher   Dec-21-07 12:58 PM   #33 
     - I'd like to see that poll data  WilliamPitt   Dec-21-07 01:05 PM   #38 
        - That's a good point, and besides, I always wonder if many  GOPBasher   Dec-21-07 01:11 PM   #41 
           - I think it's more nuanced for a lot of people  WilliamPitt   Dec-21-07 01:17 PM   #44 
              - I agree. In fact, I personally believe in Intelligen Design, though I don't  GOPBasher   Dec-21-07 01:20 PM   #46 
              - Thank you.  Clark2008   Dec-21-07 03:20 PM   #63 
  - The country isn't ready for a Huckabee president.  The_Casual_Observer   Dec-21-07 12:53 PM   #26 
  - No. The country is sick of republicans. And the holy roller religious right  acmavm   Dec-21-07 12:54 PM   #28 
  - Not the least bit worried about Huckabee. I've seen these occurances  Joe Fields   Dec-21-07 12:57 PM   #32 
  - No in a crowded field he is the one the lunatic wing of the GOP is rallying behind  book_worm   Dec-21-07 12:58 PM   #34 
  - No, since 'his base' only makes up about 35% of the voting population.  sinkingfeeling   Dec-21-07 01:03 PM   #37 
  - You do understand that a "base" is the solid core from which you start.  NCevilDUer   Dec-21-07 01:54 PM   #54 
     - Are the fundies really 35% of ALL voters?  tridim   Dec-21-07 01:59 PM   #56 
     - Just of the Republican voters.  sinkingfeeling   Dec-21-07 03:08 PM   #59 
     - I should have said that it's about 35% of GOP voters. And since the numbers claiming affliation to  sinkingfeeling   Dec-21-07 03:10 PM   #60 
  - I'm not afraid of him  Mz Pip   Dec-21-07 01:07 PM   #39 
  - That's a good point. n/t  GOPBasher   Dec-21-07 01:17 PM   #43 
  - Surprised? Yes. Scared? No.  Arkansas Granny   Dec-21-07 01:10 PM   #40 
  - I picture him debating any of our candidates -- there's no way he'd survive that. nt  gateley   Dec-21-07 01:21 PM   #47 
  - There are those who believe in God, and those who believe that all should be forced to do so.  Peake   Dec-21-07 01:35 PM   #49 
  - No  ellie   Dec-21-07 01:49 PM   #53 
  - The fact this nut job is polling 2 decimal places to right of where he would in  retread   Dec-21-07 01:54 PM   #55 
  - No. But, I never thought the American people were dumb enough to elect Reagan.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-21-07 02:02 PM   #58 
  - He's an idiot.  undeterred   Dec-21-07 03:17 PM   #62 
  - They have no one else to turn to  RadiationTherapy   Dec-21-07 04:55 PM   #65 

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