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Virginia Dare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-26-08 04:45 PM
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18. Who knows what would have happened..
if he had focused on keeping the right wing neocons out of the White House?
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  -This Democrat is voting for Ralph Nader Jackpine Radical  Feb-26-08 03:59 PM   #0 
  - got me  Tarheel_Dem   Feb-26-08 04:01 PM   #1 
  - D'oh!  crispini   Feb-26-08 04:01 PM   #2 
  - And there's something wrong with his eye too!  Touchdown   Feb-26-08 04:03 PM   #3 
  - there would be no 'war' on terror, no illegal invasion of Iraq, and the WTC would still exists  ixion   Feb-26-08 04:03 PM   #4 
  - But, but, but, there's no difference between Gore and Bush.  Touchdown   Feb-26-08 04:07 PM   #5 
  - Rickroll!  yardwork   Feb-26-08 04:08 PM   #6 
  - There's totally no difference between Al Gore and GWB!  GOPBasher   Feb-26-08 04:09 PM   #7 
  - No. Nader is not responsible but is a convenient fall guy.  genie_weenie   Feb-26-08 04:10 PM   #8 
  - He could be relevant if he'd ramp up the drive for a third party, but instead,  blondeatlast   Feb-26-08 04:20 PM   #10 
  - I agree.  FitzmasAgain   Feb-26-08 04:36 PM   #13 
  - Wow...  tanglefoot   Feb-26-08 04:30 PM   #12 
  - I know, man, the truth boggles the mind!  genie_weenie   Feb-26-08 04:58 PM   #25 
  - Yup. A fall guy for the Democratic Party's failure to earn the votes of the left.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Feb-26-08 04:40 PM   #15 
  - So you assisted the worst evil imaginable.  Virginia Dare   Feb-26-08 04:47 PM   #19 
  - How do you mean?  Tierra_y_Libertad   Feb-26-08 04:48 PM   #20 
  - On balance, did votes for Nader in 2000 produce a positive outcome, or a negative outcome?  Raskolnik   Feb-26-08 04:52 PM   #22 
  - Neither.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Feb-26-08 04:56 PM   #23 
     - No, but they are responsible for how *they* voted  Raskolnik   Feb-26-08 05:06 PM   #31 
        - The votes were available to Gore but he shunned the left.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Feb-26-08 05:09 PM   #35 
           - So who did those votes punish? Gore, or the entire country?  Raskolnik   Feb-26-08 05:11 PM   #38 
           - Wrong! The mere fact of the D, forces you to vote for them, anything less  genie_weenie   Feb-26-08 05:12 PM   #39 
  - Or just a distraction from the fact that we WON those votes, but ?  dicksteele   Feb-26-08 04:58 PM   #24 
  - True. And it's not as if my vote for Nader in 2000 for which I should be publicly flogged  genie_weenie   Feb-26-08 05:00 PM   #26 
  - I held my nose and voted for Gore.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Feb-26-08 05:01 PM   #29 
     - I'm voting Obama and hoping  genie_weenie   Feb-26-08 05:06 PM   #32 
     - So you don't consider the difference between Obama and McCain to be significant enough  Raskolnik   Feb-26-08 05:07 PM   #34 
        - I am taking a side.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Feb-26-08 05:11 PM   #37 
           - So you're taking McCain's side, in effect.  Raskolnik   Feb-26-08 05:15 PM   #40 
              - So you disagree with the sentiments expressed in the quotes?  Tierra_y_Libertad   Feb-26-08 05:21 PM   #42 
              - I base my vote on what I perceive to be in the best interests of the country.  Raskolnik   Feb-26-08 05:25 PM   #44 
              - What kind of election do you want?  genie_weenie   Feb-26-08 05:23 PM   #43 
                 - Yes, I want Saddam on the ballot, and Saddam only. That's exactly what I want.  Raskolnik   Feb-26-08 05:27 PM   #45 
                    - You're the one claiming a vote for anyone other than the PARTY APPOINTEE is  genie_weenie   Feb-26-08 05:30 PM   #47 
                       - It absolutely is. That's exactly why I want some douche-bag like Alan Keyes to run on a third-party  Raskolnik   Feb-26-08 05:37 PM   #49 
  - Another one given up on the lesser of two weavils.  bobbolink   Feb-26-08 07:33 PM   #59 
  - If that's the case  eissa   Feb-26-08 04:41 PM   #16 
  - Who knows what would have happened..  Virginia Dare   Feb-26-08 04:45 PM   #18 
  - Maybe Harry Turtledove could write one of those  genie_weenie   Feb-26-08 05:04 PM   #30 
     - Of course it was a stupid self-aggrandizing thing for him to run in 2000  Virginia Dare   Feb-26-08 05:06 PM   #33 
  - I think that kind of outlook is too clever by half  Raskolnik   Feb-26-08 04:51 PM   #21 
     - Yeah, right. Like the never were anti-war congress  genie_weenie   Feb-26-08 05:10 PM   #36 
        - Do you want a laundry list of ways in which a Gore presidency would have differed from a Bush  Raskolnik   Feb-26-08 05:18 PM   #41 
           - Everything you post is mental masturbation  genie_weenie   Feb-26-08 05:28 PM   #46 
              - How does voting for Nader accomplish anything?  Raskolnik   Feb-26-08 05:34 PM   #48 
                 - Because the Two Party system is fundamentally opposed to allowing in  genie_weenie   Feb-26-08 05:39 PM   #50 
                    - Then Nader voters should build a third party, and not stamp their feet every four years  Raskolnik   Feb-26-08 05:44 PM   #52 
  - why, i oughta.....  spanone   Feb-26-08 04:12 PM   #9 
  - Wish the man would just retire. He's an embarassment.  applegrove   Feb-26-08 04:27 PM   #11 
  - Dayum, I was ready to let loose on you, it's a good thing I read the  TommyO   Feb-26-08 04:37 PM   #14 
  - Don't forget 8 years of further unrestrained..  Virginia Dare   Feb-26-08 04:44 PM   #17 
  - ROFLMAO. You want us to believe you are a card-carrying DEM?  L. Coyote   Feb-26-08 05:01 PM   #27 
  - gee, and I thought it was because a lot of people voted for Bush  provis99   Feb-26-08 05:01 PM   #28 
  - I will never forgive him for causing Al Gore, my hero, to lose even one vote.  MasonJar   Feb-26-08 05:41 PM   #51 
  - How many votes?  stark6935   Feb-26-08 05:52 PM   #54 
  - In fairness.....  IowaGirl   Feb-26-08 05:52 PM   #53 
  - Sure. But they wouldn't have had the opportunity  Jackpine Radical   Feb-26-08 07:33 PM   #58 
  - Made me click  libodem   Feb-26-08 06:10 PM   #55 
  - how many election losses are dems going to blame on nader before they start looking in the mirror?  VotesForWomen   Feb-26-08 07:24 PM   #56 
  - A third party, 4th, and 5th even - just might save the USA as a respectable country.  ConcernedCanuk   Feb-26-08 07:26 PM   #57 

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