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BuyingThyme Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-21-07 09:47 PM
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53. This is how it's always been done.
He probably used the same words in 1987 or 1988.
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  -ABC: Gore: " I'm not a candidate" RestoreGore  May-21-07 11:44 AM   #0 
  - He's not a candidate now...  HawkeyeX   May-21-07 11:46 AM   #1 
  - As he stated, "that's not what this is about"  RestoreGore   May-21-07 11:49 AM   #2 
  - People who want Al Gore to be president  Zodiak Ironfist   May-21-07 11:54 AM   #4 
     - That isn't tied to this book  RestoreGore   May-21-07 11:58 AM   #6 
        - Why do you insist  SallyMander   May-21-07 12:37 PM   #16 
           - took the words out of my mouth - wish I could rec your comment.  helderheid   May-21-07 12:38 PM   #18 
           - I second your recommendation, heldereid!  Pastiche423   May-22-07 01:13 AM   #54 
              - What recommendation? There was no substance to her reply  RestoreGore   May-22-07 05:58 AM   #60 
                 - None whatsoever. Are we either with you or against you?  helderheid   May-22-07 10:52 AM   #65 
           - HE SAID THAT  RestoreGore   May-21-07 05:06 PM   #24 
              - Wow... apparently i touched a nerve...  SallyMander   May-21-07 05:39 PM   #32 
                 - Then I look forward to your thread on the topic n/t  RestoreGore   May-21-07 05:52 PM   #37 
                    - Yikes, i don't know...  SallyMander   May-21-07 06:00 PM   #39 
                       - Democracy is about disagreement  RestoreGore   May-21-07 08:17 PM   #47 
                          - "Some" need to learn  SallyMander   May-21-07 08:23 PM   #48 
                          - And the ignore button is for the intentionally obtuse  kgfnally   May-22-07 11:01 AM   #68 
                             - Great thing that ignore button is ;-)  RestoreGore   May-22-07 11:03 AM   #69 
  - September baby!!!...he is going to get in this in Sept!! count on it!! eom  flyarm   May-21-07 11:53 AM   #3 
     - And what does does that have to do with the context of his book?  RestoreGore   May-21-07 11:59 AM   #9 
        - when did he say he is "not" running?? when?? come on you want to leave people to believe  flyarm   May-21-07 12:38 PM   #17 
        - Look at the title of this OP  RestoreGore   May-21-07 05:14 PM   #27 
           - Yes, it says he is not a candidate and today, he isn't. n/t  helderheid   May-22-07 11:03 AM   #70 
              - Wow, you're sharp n/t  RestoreGore   May-22-07 11:09 AM   #71 
                 - So why is it so hard for you to understand? n/t  helderheid   May-22-07 11:17 AM   #72 
                    - Oh, I understand it alright.  RestoreGore   May-22-07 01:01 PM   #75 
                       - I got the point of the thread - you are deluding yourself into thinking this isn't about telling DU  helderheid   May-22-07 01:06 PM   #77 
                          - Then you had no reason to respond here...  RestoreGore   May-22-07 01:29 PM   #78 
                             - HAHAHA!! Oh my. Yes, and I have the right to post in this thread my opinion just as you do in other  helderheid   May-22-07 01:37 PM   #81 
        - OH PLEASE..WITH THE RESPONSIBILITY CRAP...  flyarm   May-21-07 01:16 PM   #22 
           - Then you better not read his book  RestoreGore   May-21-07 05:12 PM   #26 
              - i built my home with solar panels!! and i built my home energy efficient  flyarm   May-21-07 06:11 PM   #43 
  - wish he'd change his mind but I understand why he's not "pondering it"  shireen   May-21-07 11:56 AM   #5 
  - I hope his influence does just that  RestoreGore   May-21-07 12:02 PM   #11 
  - So tell me, who can have more impact on the environment? A President that believes there is a  Nickster   May-21-07 11:59 AM   #7 
  - Well ,I am concentrating on the message in his book  RestoreGore   May-21-07 12:00 PM   #10 
     - That message doesn't have to be exclusive of him being the President. I would think that a President  Nickster   May-21-07 12:07 PM   #14 
        - I only respond the way I am responded to  RestoreGore   May-21-07 05:43 PM   #35 
           - Don't put words in my mouth. I didn't try and minimize the effect that Al would have in his public  Nickster   May-21-07 06:01 PM   #40 
              - thousand times more effective as president  RestoreGore   May-21-07 08:14 PM   #46 
                 - How could I possibly prove that Al will be more effective as President?  Nickster   May-21-07 09:42 PM   #52 
                    - Then why did you type it?  RestoreGore   May-22-07 05:56 AM   #58 
                       - You're only going to hear what you want to hear. So have a nice day and save your "boo hoo" "so sad"  Nickster   May-22-07 07:22 AM   #62 
                          - Thanks for proving me right n/t  RestoreGore   May-22-07 10:56 AM   #67 
                             - You just keep thinking that.  Nickster   May-22-07 11:28 AM   #73 
  - No sane person wants to run for or be president.  Deep13   May-21-07 11:59 AM   #8 
  - We lost it in 2004 as well  karynnj   May-21-07 05:10 PM   #25 
     - That's true.  Deep13   May-21-07 05:59 PM   #38 
  - What I wonder over and over and over again about Gore is  acmavm   May-21-07 12:03 PM   #12 
  - He's probably hoping we get one anyway.  Deep13   May-21-07 01:02 PM   #20 
  - not yet, he isn't  wildhorses   May-21-07 12:05 PM   #13 
  - He's better than anyone in the "top tier" but I wish he'd drop the Mario Cuomo schtiick.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-21-07 12:13 PM   #15 
  - yes, and like Cuomo in the end I bet he doesn't run.  WI_DEM   May-21-07 01:17 PM   #23 
  - I truly doubt he is going to run, he seems satisfied with what he's doing.  WI_DEM   May-21-07 12:56 PM   #19 
  - Perhaps, but that isn't allowed here n/t  RestoreGore   May-21-07 08:13 PM   #45 
  - He'll run. And he'll win. n/t  whereismyparty   May-21-07 01:03 PM   #21 
  - Gore : "I haven't ruled it out."  demga   May-21-07 05:14 PM   #28 
  - Of course it will  RestoreGore   May-21-07 05:40 PM   #33 
  - That's good. Because we need a LEADER to be the next president... not a "Candidate".  impeachdubya   May-21-07 05:22 PM   #29 
  - Gore could easily put an end  countingbluecars   May-21-07 05:30 PM   #30 
  - That's nice. But again that is not what this book is about n/t  RestoreGore   May-21-07 05:38 PM   #31 
     - Did you read the article you posted?  countingbluecars   May-21-07 05:42 PM   #34 
        - Same as this report. Looks like it was about the book to me  RestoreGore   May-21-07 05:49 PM   #36 
  - Tried to play the video and it was a fucking commercial.  Deep13   May-21-07 06:02 PM   #41 
  - It's on after a 29 second annoying ad, and Diane Sawyer was TOTALLY annoying  RestoreGore   May-21-07 08:12 PM   #44 
  - ... but he wil be.  Swamp Rat   May-21-07 06:02 PM   #42 
  - :( God I hope he becomes a candidate :(  sproutster   May-21-07 08:42 PM   #49 
  - He was speaking the literal at-the-time truth. But present tense doesn't account for tomorrow!  WinkyDink   May-21-07 08:43 PM   #50 
  - Amazing how so many don't get the point  RestoreGore   May-21-07 08:46 PM   #51 
     - So you don't get the point of your own thread. Classic.  helderheid   May-22-07 01:01 PM   #74 
  - This is how it's always been done.  BuyingThyme   May-21-07 09:47 PM   #53 
  - Just another "dumbbell-ingrate" checking in to say "Run, Al, run! (nt)  Kurovski   May-22-07 02:51 AM   #55 
  - It is possible that RG is in love.  janx   May-22-07 02:53 AM   #56 
     - Sometimes I feel bad thinking that there could be a real problem.  Kurovski   May-22-07 07:34 PM   #83 
  - Good for him.  baby_mouse   May-22-07 05:53 AM   #57 
  - He was harrassed by Sawyer and it seems so many here actually liked it n/t  RestoreGore   May-22-07 05:57 AM   #59 
     - Not familiar with incident, RG...  baby_mouse   May-22-07 06:04 AM   #61 
        - I agree- this was the name I used years ago...  RestoreGore   May-22-07 10:51 AM   #64 
  - He did not write the book in the context of being a candidate.  mmonk   May-22-07 07:34 AM   #63 
     - Why does he have to give a "shermanesque" statement?  RestoreGore   May-22-07 10:55 AM   #66 
     - Did I give a double standard?  mmonk   May-22-07 01:04 PM   #76 
        - Did I state you did?  RestoreGore   May-22-07 01:31 PM   #79 
           - I gathered you implied it . Sorry.  mmonk   May-22-07 01:34 PM   #80 
              - No problem n/t  RestoreGore   May-22-07 02:37 PM   #82 
     - Read his TIME interview. He knows that a lack of a concrete statement increases curiousity in him..  Harper_is_Bush   May-22-07 07:38 PM   #84 

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