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skeptical cynic Donating Member (404 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-03-10 04:11 AM
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6. Palin news is depressing
But we can only afford to ignore Palin when we can ignore the power of stupid people in large numbers.

I don't believe Begich has much of a chance of getting re-elected. It will be a pleasant surprise if he is, but this is still Alaska. Split Republican votes are a rare occurrence here, and it would be amazing to have two in a row, then a third.

My long-time Nonpartisan (and democratic voting) friends say they are going Green Party this time around. This administration's economic and military policies have taken their toll, and the administration's initial response to the BP Spill has a lot of EVOS survivors turned off. So, we could have a diluted Democratic vote to counterbalance the split Republican vote.

I checked out of our pseudo-two-party system and have been Green Party for many years. I voted Nader in the presidential races.

But you're right. Politics is fascinating.
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  -Let the Alaska GOP bloodbath begin...Palin endorses Joe the Candidate - THE MUDFLATS Blue_In_AK  Jun-03-10 01:16 AM   #0 
  - Who the h*ll keeps "pushing the stupid"?  Mind_your_head   Jun-03-10 01:39 AM   #1 
  - Well, excuse me.  Blue_In_AK   Jun-03-10 01:45 AM   #2 
  - You're right  pinboy3niner   Jun-03-10 01:57 AM   #3 
  - +100...  HipChick   Jun-03-10 06:04 AM   #8 
  - Thanks for keeping us informed!  Bravo Zulu   Jun-03-10 01:57 AM   #4 
  - Don't worry about it Blue. We need to know. But I am hiding all SP threads except yours.  patrice   Jun-03-10 07:29 AM   #9 
  - Thank you for the post, Blue.  tanyev   Jun-03-10 07:46 AM   #10 
  - I agree! I don't want to have any idea what is going on anywhere!  DefenseLawyer   Jun-03-10 11:06 AM   #12 
  - Palin endorsement is like the kiss of death!  Democat   Jun-03-10 02:16 AM   #5 
  - Palin news is depressing  skeptical cynic   Jun-03-10 04:11 AM   #6 
     - Keep us informed.  Are_grits_groceries   Jun-03-10 05:43 AM   #7 
        - For example...  skeptical cynic   Jun-03-10 11:01 AM   #11 
 

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