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marshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-03-09 10:12 PM
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51. Somebody will have to be the sacrificial lamb to make the point
It might as well be Kucinich.
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  -I think Kucinich should run in the primary against Obama - I mean it CTLawGuy  Dec-03-09 05:52 AM   #0 
  - He probably will. It would be a big waste of time. You still have to poll  Kahuna   Dec-03-09 06:02 AM   #1 
  - in fairness he has never run one on one  CTLawGuy   Dec-03-09 06:05 AM   #3 
     - I'm sure that will make a biiig difference..  Kahuna   Dec-03-09 06:16 AM   #5 
     - After Dean dropped out, he was one-on-one against Kerry  WonderGrunion   Dec-03-09 05:23 PM   #43 
        - true  CTLawGuy   Dec-04-09 06:21 AM   #57 
        - Dennis wants to be senator. He wants Voinovich's seat.  Ikonoklast   Dec-04-09 07:20 AM   #60 
           - Agree. Ohio has elected damned few liberal Democrats to the U.S. Senate  saltpoint   Dec-04-09 10:34 PM   #76 
  - I agree.  LastNaturalist   Dec-03-09 06:05 AM   #2 
  - Oh, look another Rahm "Message Enforcement" troll here to trash a real Democrat  Sebastian Doyle   Dec-03-09 10:15 PM   #52 
  - of the two, your the only one trying to silence someone.  mkultra   Dec-04-09 03:26 PM   #65 
  - "ego-case"? you're not very up on things, are you? (nt)  ima_sinnic   Dec-04-09 08:20 PM   #70 
  - Kucinich voted against funding the war as early as 2007  mcablue   Dec-03-09 06:12 AM   #4 
  - As early as... 2007?  boppers   Dec-05-09 02:01 AM   #83 
  - The truth is that in elective politics, Kucinich has risen as high as he will ever go.  elocs   Dec-03-09 06:25 AM   #6 
  - Yeah, but that won't stop his ego from trying to reach the stars.  LastNaturalist   Dec-03-09 06:26 AM   #7 
  - A man stands for social justice over and over, and  timtom   Dec-03-09 06:35 AM   #8 
  - Social justice?  LastNaturalist   Dec-03-09 06:38 AM   #9 
  - If you're talking about the health insurance giveaway that's in Congress  cornermouse   Dec-03-09 06:45 AM   #12 
  - "Social justice?"  timtom   Dec-03-09 08:21 AM   #21 
  - You can call it health care,  Enthusiast   Dec-04-09 07:16 AM   #59 
  - dont forget that hot chick he was able to attract with his publicity  mkultra   Dec-03-09 08:57 AM   #28 
  - All politicians run on their ego.  tekisui   Dec-03-09 08:56 AM   #27 
  - I suspect he may already have taken advantage of Murphy's Law -- & will lose his seat  HamdenRice   Dec-03-09 07:04 AM   #14 
  - Yeah. For Kucinich to win a higher office...  Orsino   Dec-03-09 07:27 AM   #18 
     - True.  treestar   Dec-03-09 02:54 PM   #37 
  - Kucinich could be elected dogcatcher outside a small area in northeast Ohio  alcibiades_mystery   Dec-03-09 06:40 AM   #10 
  - Does Obama have the northwest area tied up?  avaistheone1   Dec-05-09 01:01 AM   #80 
  - I hope you realize you are being completely dishonest in your OP  spiritual_gunfighter   Dec-03-09 06:41 AM   #11 
  - and afghanistan was the responsible party  mkultra   Dec-03-09 09:02 AM   #29 
  - "after BL had claimed responsibility for 911"  timtom   Dec-03-09 09:34 AM   #31 
     - lol.  mkultra   Dec-03-09 09:45 AM   #32 
  - so because it's vague as to the scope of military force  CTLawGuy   Dec-03-09 06:08 PM   #45 
  - K&R.  Buzz Clik   Dec-03-09 06:53 AM   #13 
  - Too bad, I can only rec once! nt  HamdenRice   Dec-03-09 07:09 AM   #15 
  - Sure. C'mon Saint Dennis. Run...  jefferson_dem   Dec-03-09 07:12 AM   #16 
  - Kucinich runs on a semi regular basis and his lack of national showing hasn't made much impact  stray cat   Dec-03-09 07:23 AM   #17 
  - The fact that 99% of American voters don't want Kuch will never sink in with hardcore Kuchifritos  HamdenRice   Dec-03-09 07:38 AM   #19 
     - 99% of americans have never heard of dennis, let alone want him.  dionysus   Dec-03-09 08:33 AM   #24 
  - most of you people will be too busy killin up a mess of Muslims in Afghanistan then to vote  Algorem   Dec-03-09 07:47 AM   #20 
  - LOL  dionysus   Dec-03-09 08:32 AM   #23 
  - so you think we should just let AQ go  mkultra   Dec-03-09 09:05 AM   #30 
     - ooh."all thought becomes binary".you're so smart and stuff.  Algorem   Dec-03-09 02:52 PM   #34 
        - ad hominem attacks will not help your point  mkultra   Dec-03-09 04:24 PM   #40 
           - damn that's a lot of ad hominem attacks for such an intelligent feller  Algorem   Dec-03-09 05:13 PM   #41 
              - and attack on the substance of your argument is not ad hominem  mkultra   Dec-03-09 09:33 PM   #49 
                 - have you finally gotten back into your clown car and honk-honked away?  Algorem   Dec-03-09 11:55 PM   #53 
                    - you afraid you missed your ride?  mkultra   Dec-04-09 12:10 AM   #54 
  - i'm not a fan of the guy but i see no need to see him humiliated.  dionysus   Dec-03-09 08:31 AM   #22 
  - I agree about primaries. As in somebody should primary Kucinich.  beachmom   Dec-03-09 08:34 AM   #25 
  - He knows better than to pull something like that  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-03-09 08:52 AM   #26 
  - If he did, I'd work my ass off for him.  salguine   Dec-03-09 10:05 AM   #33 
  - K&R  SIMPLYB1980   Dec-03-09 02:53 PM   #35 
  - At least it would get him out of Congress  PBS Poll-435   Dec-03-09 02:54 PM   #36 
  - Amen.  Splinter Cell   Dec-03-09 03:44 PM   #38 
  - Another Kucinich thread - on one hand people say he does nothing and ...  slipslidingaway   Dec-03-09 03:53 PM   #39 
  - Yes, because we can all use a good laugh. nt  Hansel   Dec-03-09 05:19 PM   #42 
  - Unified in the end?  RoyGBiv   Dec-03-09 05:55 PM   #44 
  - well I think  CTLawGuy   Dec-03-09 06:10 PM   #46 
     - Possibly ...  RoyGBiv   Dec-03-09 06:16 PM   #47 
  - It would give me a Democrat to vote for.  LWolf   Dec-03-09 09:19 PM   #48 
  - It's not the "Party"  billh58   Dec-03-09 09:58 PM   #50 
  - I disagree. Or maybe not.  LWolf   Dec-04-09 06:56 AM   #58 
     - I was being  billh58   Dec-04-09 11:09 AM   #63 
        - Some respect is earned.  LWolf   Dec-04-09 08:10 PM   #69 
           - I totally agree, and  billh58   Dec-04-09 08:49 PM   #72 
              - I can agree with most of that,  LWolf   Dec-05-09 12:05 PM   #95 
                 - The DLC  billh58   Dec-05-09 03:40 PM   #99 
                    - Well said.  LWolf   Dec-05-09 07:47 PM   #104 
  - Well Obama is not going to have a second term. We should consider Dennis.  avaistheone1   Dec-05-09 01:02 AM   #81 
     - I'll consider any candidate  LWolf   Dec-05-09 12:05 PM   #96 
  - Somebody will have to be the sacrificial lamb to make the point  marshall   Dec-03-09 10:12 PM   #51 
  - Doesn't he run every for President every time now?  Jennicut   Dec-04-09 12:12 AM   #55 
  - problem is Jenn  CTLawGuy   Dec-04-09 06:15 AM   #56 
     - I totally agree with you but people scream for purity and eventually they may get it.  Jennicut   Dec-04-09 03:12 PM   #64 
  - You would. ROLF.  Phx_Dem   Dec-04-09 08:54 AM   #61 
  - Running a primary against your own sitting President is a good way to ensure the other party wins.  Thrill   Dec-04-09 08:56 AM   #62 
  - Well given the current admin is pretty much running things as the Bush folks did,  avaistheone1   Dec-05-09 01:05 AM   #82 
  - He had to deal with  jeanpalmer   Dec-04-09 05:38 PM   #66 
  - I believe he should run because he can pull Obama to the left.  ClassWarrior   Dec-04-09 05:44 PM   #67 
  - i had that same thought!  babsbunny   Dec-04-09 05:44 PM   #68 
  - whether or not he runs, I will be voting for him in 2012  ima_sinnic   Dec-04-09 08:23 PM   #71 
  - well, you sure showed us.  dionysus   Dec-04-09 10:31 PM   #75 
     - I'm not "showing you" anything  ima_sinnic   Dec-05-09 06:05 AM   #87 
  - Because settling for half-assed and worthless leaves us something to bitch about.  flvegan   Dec-04-09 09:44 PM   #73 
  - Dennis-Bee stings but he cannot redirect the life of the hive.  saltpoint   Dec-04-09 10:22 PM   #74 
  - Without any scheduling changes, Iowa and New Hampshire remain  saltpoint   Dec-04-09 11:07 PM   #77 
  - Didn't he run against Obama in 2008?  merh   Dec-04-09 11:24 PM   #78 
  - New Hampshire's Democrats are a sturdy bunch. They gave Kucinich a  saltpoint   Dec-04-09 11:43 PM   #79 
  - In some ways, I think Da Kooch has his place --  smalll   Dec-05-09 02:14 AM   #84 
  - What you may well find is a far more formidable opponent  depakid   Dec-05-09 03:53 AM   #85 
  - Kucinich would make *some * president.  burning rain   Dec-05-09 05:28 AM   #86 
  - If he were to adopt just a basic populist plank  jeanpalmer   Dec-05-09 07:02 AM   #88 
  - Kucinich has made two national pitches for the presidency and  saltpoint   Dec-05-09 07:07 AM   #89 
  - Kooch's problem is not that he got "lost in the crowd". It's the question of his sanity.  HamdenRice   Dec-05-09 08:30 AM   #91 
  - A Kucinich hating thread written by a Patriots fan  spiritual_gunfighter   Dec-05-09 07:37 AM   #90 
  - Hey now. That 'Dat' is signalling to me that you harbor Saints loyalties  saltpoint   Dec-05-09 10:39 AM   #94 
     - I am a lifelong Saints fan  spiritual_gunfighter   Dec-05-09 01:39 PM   #98 
        - I'll be sending 'em good vibes.  saltpoint   Dec-05-09 07:13 PM   #102 
  - It won't change my vote for Dennis Kucinich in the General ... even if I have to write his name in.  ShortnFiery   Dec-05-09 08:56 AM   #92 
  - He would need a better campaign manager than the one he had in 2008  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-05-09 09:05 AM   #93 
  - I didn't vote in the last presidential election  inthebrain   Dec-05-09 12:34 PM   #97 
  - Kucinich would get crushed with or without Obama in the race  ruggerson   Dec-05-09 03:45 PM   #100 
  - I'm sure you DO mean it. That's why you're not a campaign manager. nt  Honeycombe8   Dec-05-09 05:47 PM   #101 
  - His politically convenient change in his lifelong anti-choice stance is all about running for Prez.  ClarkUSA   Dec-05-09 07:16 PM   #103 

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