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mtnsnake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 10:56 AM
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America, get ready for your first woman president!
Yeah!

I can't believe how well Hillary is doing at this point. Her impending victory looks inevitable. In a way, I wish that someone from our side could give her a little more competition just to heep her tuned up for the general election.

If anyone had said a couple years ago how Hillary Clinton would be so competitive at this point in the Primaries, let alone still leading everyone else nationally, they would've been told they were nuts!

Huge leads are meant to break down and dwindle. Hillary is right where she wants to be now. She knew that with such a commanding lead as she had a few months ago that they'd be coming after her from all angles, ganging up and tearing her to shreds to put her behind in the race. They've thrown everything possible at her, and looky looky, she's STILL the one to beat. She also knows that it's better for her to have a narrow lead than a huge lead. That way she's got plenty of room to improve over the course of the Primaries, and it keeps her sharp for when the General Election comes around.

I can't believe she's still in this strong a position to put this thing away. If the best that Obama and Edwards can do is only narrow the gap, then I hate to tell those guys but their best just aint good enough to compete with the likes of Senator Clinton. Even if Hillary was in 3rd place, nationally speaking, which she isn't, she'd still come from behind to win, that's just how competitive this lady is.

Now, I'm not saying that the other candidates' supporters should entirely give up or anything, I'm still pulling for Kucinich myself, but I wouldn't go planning any celebrations unless your favorite candidate just happens to be the Goddess of Peace.

Dam she's pretty. :smoke:
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 10:57 AM
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1. bookmarked
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quinnox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 10:57 AM
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2. Hillary all the way - to the White House
She is going to be a great president, the first woman president of the USA. Can't wait!
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ClassWarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 10:59 AM
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3. Who? Pelosi?
:evilgrin:

NGU.


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Pluvious Donating Member (209 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 01:03 PM
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31. Yeah !
That would be SO SWEET - just think of all the pardons that would preempt !
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maddiejoan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:00 AM
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4. I'm still amazed that the best the other teams have on her is...
..she attacks us and she laughs funny.

I know they bring up other issues --but that's all that is sticking.
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Tellurian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:37 AM
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18. It's only sticking with their camp..
They aren't bothered by factual issues. Nuanced issues wreck their day. Not surprising, though!
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denem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:01 AM
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5. or first black President, or first Mormon President or
first and only President elected in 2008.
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ingac70 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:01 AM
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6. "Goddess of Peace"?
:rofl:
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flvegan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:01 AM
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7. "Goddess of Peace"???
:rofl:
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sniffa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 12:00 PM
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24. ...
:rofl:

oh dear, that never ceases to split my ribs.

:rofl:
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JTFrog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 12:03 PM
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25. Yeah GOP... get it...
the acronym is the only relevance there.
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asdjrocky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:03 AM
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8. Barbara Boxer has gotten into the race? nt
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Clintonista2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 12:08 PM
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27. Multiple choice quiz time!
Edited on Fri Dec-14-07 12:08 PM by Lirwin2
Would you rate your reading comprehension ability as:

A) Poor
B) Very Poor
C) Extremely Poor
D) Asdjrocky is an idiot
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marylanddem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:05 AM
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9. happy pills, anyone?
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notanotherday Donating Member (53 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:11 AM
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10. A Hillary victory is a loss for all real democrats.

She is a DLC democrat that can not wait to sell out the average workers to wall street and k street.
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sshan2525 Donating Member (311 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:16 AM
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11. Is this satire?
If not, I'll have what you're drinking. ......."Goddess of peace"?
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last_texas_dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:56 AM
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23. I was wondering the same thing at parts of it, but I'm pretty sure it isn't.
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BootinUp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:18 AM
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12. thanks for the positive post mtnsnake.
:thumbsup:
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Happyhippychick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:20 AM
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13. I thought I was the Goddess of Peace.
Or maybe I'm the Goddess of Piece.
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Rydz777 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:22 AM
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14. I agree that Hillary will be the next President. It won't be a landslide
but she'll have a strong majority in the Electoral College.

After the celebrations will come the grey dawn - the reality of the mountain of problems that Bush will have left behind. The greatest gift our current Democratic Congress could give the new Democratic President would be to stop funding this misbegotten war, so that the new Administration could get off to a clean start. It looks, however, that they are caving in to Bush again.
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PresidentObama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:27 AM
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15. Yawn. She's losing Iowa, in dead heat in NH and SC. So your point is?
She hasn't won anything yet.

The nomination isn't even close to being her's yet.
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racaulk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:27 AM
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16. President? But your entire post talked about she's leading in the *primaries*!
I agree for the most part about what you have said in your OP, but if Clinton wins the Dem nomination, she still has to get through the general election to be elected President. The primary race and the GE are totally different animals, and although she's the person to beat in the primaries, the GE won't be a cake walk for her (or any other Dem candidate, for that matter).

We should not delude ourselves to thinking that just because one candidate is in the lead in the polls for the primaries of one political party, that this person will automatically be elected President eleven months from now. Much can happen between now and then. Let's not get complacent and cocky. NGU.

Also, you do know that woman is not an adjective, right?
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The_Casual_Observer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:36 AM
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17. Dam she's pretty, I'm series!!!!!1111!!!!!!
Edited on Fri Dec-14-07 11:37 AM by The_Casual_Observer
Are you stocking her? This is hugh!
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rucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:46 AM
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19. Good to see some positivness!
I can't and won't argue with anybody that enthused about their candidate.
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OneBlueSky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:46 AM
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20. not a snowball's chance in hell . . . n/t
.
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Donnachaidh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:47 AM
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21. counting chickens, dude?
:rofl:
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ProudDad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 11:54 AM
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22. And get ready for more of the "perpetual war economy"
Hillary Clinton on Iraq
http://www.fpif.org/fpiftxt/4802

"Public opinion polls have consistently shown that the majority of Americans and even a larger majority of Democrats believe that Iraq is the most important issue of the day, that it was wrong for the United States to have invaded that country, and the United States should completely withdraw its forces in short order. Despite this, the clear front-runner for the Democratic Party nomination for president is Senator Hillary Clinton, a strident backer of the invasion who only recently and opportunistically began to criticize the war and call for a partial withdrawal of American forces.

As a result, it is important to review Senator Clintons past and current positions regarding the Iraq War. Indeed, despite her efforts in response to public opinion polls to come across as an opponent of the war, Hillary Clinton has proven to be one of the most hard-line Democratic senators in support of a military response to the challenges posed by Iraq. She has also been less than honest in justifying her militaristic policies, raising concerns that she might support military interventions elsewhere."

Hillary Clinton on International Law
http://www.fpif.org/fpiftxt/4803

"Perhaps the most terrible legacy of the administration of President George W. Bush has been its utter disregard for such basic international legal norms as the ban against aggressive war, respect for the UN Charter, and acceptance of international judicial review. Furthermore, under Bushs leadership, the United States has cultivated a disrespect for basic human rights, a disdain for reputable international human rights monitoring groups, and a lack of concern for international humanitarian law.

Ironically, the current front-runner for the Democratic nomination for president shares much of President Bushs dangerous attitudes toward international law and human rights.

For example, Senator Hillary Clinton has opposed restrictions on U.S. arms transfers and police training to governments that engage in gross and systematic human rights abuses. Indeed, she has supported unconditional U.S. arms transfers and police training to such repressive and autocratic governments as Egypt, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Pakistan, Equatorial Guinea, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Kazakhstan, and Chad, just to name a few. She has also refused to join many of her Democratic colleagues in signing a letter endorsing a treaty that would limit arms transfers to countries that engage in a consistent pattern of gross and systematic human rights violations."

Hillary Clinton on Military Policy
http://www.fpif.org/fpiftxt/4811

"While much attention has been given to Senator Hillary Clintons support for the U.S. invasion of Iraq, her foreign policy record regarding other international conflicts and her apparent eagerness to accept the use of force appears to indicate that her fateful vote authorizing the invasion and her subsequent support for the occupation and counter-insurgency war was no aberration. Indeed, theres every indication that, as president, her foreign policy agenda would closely parallel that of the Bush administration. Despite efforts by some conservative Republicans to portray her as being on the left wing of the Democratic Party, in reality her foreign policy positions bear a far closer resemblance to those of Ronald Reagan than they do of George McGovern.

For example, rather than challenge President George W. Bushs dramatic increases in military spending, Senator Clinton argues that they are not enough and the United States needs to spend even more in subsequent years. At the end of the Cold War, many Democrats were claiming that the American public would be able to benefit from a peace dividend resulting from dramatically-reduced military spending following the demise of the Soviet Union. Clinton, however, has called for dramatic increases in the military budget, even though the United States, despite being surrounded by two oceans and weak friendly neighbors, already spends as much on its military as all the rest of the world combined."

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Just as hillarycare II is a disaster, hillary the war-monger's foreign "policies" would be more of the worst of the same...
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Egnever Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 12:10 PM
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28. Make this an OP please!
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ProudDad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 12:15 PM
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29. OK
Edited on Fri Dec-14-07 12:35 PM by ProudDad
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

It appears that a couple of bots have already taken (obscene) umbrage...
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saracat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 12:04 PM
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26. This has got to be a joke? Or satire? "Goddess of Peace"? The one whose campaign
is crumbling before her eyes? The one I just saw interviewed about her crumbling campaign? Sheesh. Frontrunner no more, she is in a world of hurt.Backlash from a dirty campaign.
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dionysus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 12:21 PM
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30. one toke over the line man
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Kucinich4America Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 01:07 PM
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32. Indeed
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MattSh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 01:42 AM
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33. Looky here...
The winner will be the one the media gets behind. And the corporations who control the media. Nothing more, nothing less. If they want Hillary, it will be Hillary. If they need a little help, Diebold will rescue their asses.

Nothing more, nothing less. "We the people, etc" is just a fairy tale, if you haven't noticed...

And, the Goddess of Peace will never win. The media would never support her. Besides, where's the profit in peace?
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gmudem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 01:52 AM
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34. Look man, I enjoy marijuana as well
But you should have your limits.
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fujiyama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 02:31 AM
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35. Goddess of Peace? "Damn she's pretty"?
Edited on Sat Dec-15-07 02:31 AM by fujiyama
Wow, you come up with some crazy shit. You don't even sound like you believe yourself saying that.

Pass around a little of that :smoke: Looks like you got a good hit.
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