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mmonk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-09-07 11:24 PM
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65. Nobody knows for sure.
Nobody can predict events which may effect the election. All I know is we need to do as much as we can with the numbers we have and not take anything for granted or not be too cautious about the presidential election as to not realy effect change or accountability on the part of the republicans.
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  -Why do so many DUers think our 08 victory is virtually guaranteed? skipos  May-09-07 08:38 AM   #0 
  - If those people weren't die hard Dems with no interest in contrary opinions,  Buzz Clik   May-09-07 08:41 AM   #1 
  - "why are you so optimistic about 2008?"  MethuenProgressive   May-09-07 08:42 AM   #2 
  - "Optimism defines us". Interesting. I'm not anything defines a Democrat.  Buzz Clik   May-09-07 08:50 AM   #5 
     - LOL. Good point. Whatever defines us, it sure isn't optimism.  pampango   May-09-07 10:04 AM   #22 
     - Here I've been thinking it's  Kelly Rupert   May-09-07 11:07 PM   #58 
  - Because this is even worse than '76.  endarkenment   May-09-07 08:48 AM   #3 
  - You're kidding, right?  Donnachaidh   May-09-07 08:49 AM   #4 
  - agree  Neecy   May-09-07 09:58 AM   #16 
  - One would hope, but...  derby378   May-09-07 09:58 AM   #17 
  - The US may indeed be teetering on the verge of another  pampango   May-09-07 10:11 AM   #26 
  - No way. They OWN THE VOTING MACHINES!!  loudsue   May-09-07 10:51 AM   #30 
  - Underestimating the stupidity...................  sshan2525   May-09-07 08:51 AM   #6 
  - Nothing's guaranteed  dave_p   May-09-07 08:54 AM   #7 
  - Although I agree with you -  Laurab   May-09-07 09:08 PM   #47 
     - I agree that they aren't strong  dave_p   May-09-07 10:00 PM   #51 
  - Bush's ratings are in the toilet. Also, we won Congress.  shenmue   May-09-07 08:59 AM   #8 
  - A Repub candidate that showed major differences from bush might have a chance  AllegroRondo   May-09-07 09:15 AM   #9 
     - The only ones to do this are Paul and Hagel--one has absolutely  wienerdoggie   May-09-07 10:01 PM   #52 
        - I'm not so sure of that  Ferret Mike   May-09-07 11:47 PM   #69 
           - It would be nice if Paul would win it, just as a reward for his candor,  wienerdoggie   May-10-07 12:34 AM   #71 
  - Because Cheney's poll numbers are 9% and the Psycho's are 28%?  in_cog_ni_to   May-09-07 09:17 AM   #10 
  - even with mccain and rudy doing good our candidates  NavyDavy   May-09-07 09:43 AM   #11 
  - I agree  Poiuyt   May-09-07 09:47 AM   #12 
  - And that is my feeling. It won't be easy.  skipos   May-09-07 09:54 AM   #13 
  - A "clean" slate??? I don't think so! n/t  Raksha   May-09-07 11:34 PM   #66 
  - There's a gaping chasm between "optimism" an "virtually guaranteed"  bunkerbuster1   May-09-07 09:55 AM   #14 
  - You are right, "optimism" wasn't the right word.  skipos   May-09-07 10:05 AM   #23 
  - The Congress STILL isn't able to do ANYTHING about Bush so why won't the Repubs just steal it again?  Kablooie   May-09-07 09:55 AM   #15 
  - An impeachment would be nice...  derby378   May-09-07 09:59 AM   #18 
  - It's off the table.  Kablooie   May-09-07 10:03 AM   #20 
  - They have to, if only to keep themselves out of prison. They'll think of something to make the rig  glitch   May-09-07 10:00 AM   #19 
  - Perception is everything for the voting public.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-09-07 10:03 AM   #21 
  - People hated Nixon, they did not hate Republicans  ThomWV   May-09-07 10:06 AM   #24 
  - I, for one, am not.  NCevilDUer   May-09-07 10:08 AM   #25 
  - There should be no confidence..  Spurt   May-09-07 10:18 AM   #27 
  - I think some DUers are backing candidates who either perform poorly against Republicans or  w4rma   May-09-07 10:27 AM   #28 
  - Yup, many thought Schwarzenneger was toast after the special election too...  calipendence   May-09-07 10:33 AM   #29 
  - It will be a dem, astrologically speaking, but 4 more years of fascism,  soothsayer   May-09-07 02:59 PM   #31 
  - Because who WOULDN'T vote for a Kucinich/Gravel ticket?  NoPasaran   May-09-07 03:11 PM   #32 
  - LOL :) nt  Rosemary2205   May-09-07 03:13 PM   #33 
  - If those damn Democrats don't nominate Kucinich  DefenseLawyer   May-09-07 03:18 PM   #37 
  - If the Election was decided by Popular Vote, then Id guarantee Victory  hnmnf   May-09-07 03:15 PM   #34 
  - Arrogance  JNelson6563   May-09-07 03:16 PM   #35 
  - Why does it matter to you?  porphyrian   May-09-07 03:17 PM   #36 
  - Why does it matter to me?  skipos   May-09-07 06:06 PM   #39 
     - You are in no position to tell me what I need to do.  porphyrian   May-09-07 06:28 PM   #40 
        - Cheer up!  skipos   May-09-07 07:46 PM   #44 
           - No we're not, and you're still trying to tell me what to do.  porphyrian   May-09-07 08:57 PM   #45 
              - Ok.  skipos   May-09-07 09:53 PM   #48 
  - because the GOP is running the 3 stooges???  LSK   May-09-07 03:28 PM   #38 
  - Are you kidding? Look who the republicans have running:  EOO   May-09-07 06:38 PM   #41 
  - I'm very worried. Big money are going to hedge with an IND movement. GOP-Lite without  CK_John   May-09-07 06:39 PM   #42 
  - I agree, at least as far as a credible Indy run--someone's gonna  wienerdoggie   May-09-07 09:58 PM   #49 
  - Because  Madspirit   May-09-07 06:53 PM   #43 
  - I think it is going to be a tough election  TheFarseer   May-09-07 09:06 PM   #46 
  - I think Dems will win because the public has ADD and they will want  wienerdoggie   May-09-07 10:04 PM   #54 
  - i don't at all, i always assume w're the underdogs and we should run that way.  chimpsrsmarter   May-09-07 09:59 PM   #50 
  - these guys  new101010   May-09-07 10:02 PM   #53 
  - I use tradesports and I can tell you  skipos   May-09-07 10:58 PM   #56 
  - well  new101010   May-09-07 11:47 PM   #70 
  - Awesome how many bets are going for Gore! :)  joshcryer   May-09-07 11:21 PM   #63 
  - We've got to get in a winning mindframe  mvd   May-09-07 10:22 PM   #55 
  - Because they're honestly incapable of considering a loss.  Kelly Rupert   May-09-07 11:04 PM   #57 
  - I don't. It depends on many things. Who the nominees are, the climate, the war, ect.  illinoisprogressive   May-09-07 11:07 PM   #59 
  - Because Hillary is probably NOT going to be the nominee.  impeachdubya   May-09-07 11:09 PM   #60 
  - they say that dems have a thing about snatching defeat from the jaws of victory  illinoisprogressive   May-09-07 11:19 PM   #61 
  - Because it is?  joshcryer   May-09-07 11:20 PM   #62 
  - because the M$M is playing it that way  hfojvt   May-09-07 11:24 PM   #64 
  - Nobody knows for sure.  mmonk   May-09-07 11:24 PM   #65 
  - I think the mid-term elections were a clue  Canuckistanian   May-09-07 11:41 PM   #67 
  - For the same reason some DUers think Hillary will waltz to the nomination.  Alexander   May-09-07 11:45 PM   #68 
  - A couple of things, just my opinion  skipos   May-10-07 08:03 AM   #72 
     - More than half of Republicans polled in Iowa recently though we should  wienerdoggie   May-10-07 08:50 AM   #73 
        - Iowa may be different  skipos   May-10-07 09:01 AM   #75 
           - I agree--he most likely will go "nowhere", at least in the GOP (don't  wienerdoggie   May-10-07 09:17 AM   #78 
  - we shouldn't be afraid to nominate Hillary  Enrique   May-10-07 08:55 AM   #74 
     - There are many, many reasons I don't want Hillary to be our nominee  skipos   May-10-07 09:03 AM   #76 
     - Until there's evidence that she isn't going to rally the R's and I's  wienerdoggie   May-10-07 09:03 AM   #77 
 

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