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grahamhgreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-16-11 07:39 PM
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4. The ball is in his court. If he doesn't want a challenger, he can just outflank them from the left.
If he doesn't, he can't win anyway.

And no, it's not our fault.
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  - The ball is in his court. If he doesn't want a challenger, he can just outflank them from the left.  grahamhgreen   Mar-16-11 07:39 PM   #4 
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     - He IS a Republican.  joeunderdog   Mar-16-11 08:00 PM   #17 
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  - Ahhh. A bit of sanity.  bluestate10   Mar-16-11 07:46 PM   #8 
  - Don't worry BBI. It will never happen. Except if some one like  Little Star   Mar-16-11 07:47 PM   #10 
  - I doubt there will be  H2O Man   Mar-16-11 07:51 PM   #11 
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