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Neshanic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:46 AM
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Just wondering. Who if any exists, can say that Obama does not have the experience, and not be sent
Edited on Sat Mar-08-08 09:47 AM by Neshanic
to Obama Gulag? Who could it possibly be? What status as a friend or Democrat would exclude them being trundled off to a re-education camp?
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The Velveteen Ocelot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:47 AM
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1. What on earth are you talking about?
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lewis_in_fw Donating Member (75 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:53 AM
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8. What I think he is trying to say: Who would Obama supporters genuinely listen to, if they claimed
Edited on Sat Mar-08-08 09:55 AM by lewis_in_fw
Obama did not have enough experience.

A very valid question....
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Pirate Smile Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:47 AM
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2. .
:wtf:
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Spider Jerusalem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:49 AM
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3. That makes no sense...
and it's just as easy to say that Clinton hasn't got the experience (having less time in elected office *in her own right* than Obama does).
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RazBerryBeret Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:50 AM
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4. what?
are you asking for Liars to stand and be counted?
I don't get it..
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lewis_in_fw Donating Member (75 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:51 AM
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5. If God came down himself and said it . They would not believe it. *NT*
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Neshanic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:53 AM
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6. "Uh God, It's cool with what you did, but what you said about Obama is crap."
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lewis_in_fw Donating Member (75 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 10:00 AM
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17. What foreign policy guru? Obviously, not retired military leaders, Clark or Wilson. Who? *NT*
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Neshanic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 10:01 AM
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19. That is the question. Who? Everyone is suspect to them.
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EmperorHasNoClothes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:53 AM
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7. Sentence structure is your friend.
:wtf:
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cali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:56 AM
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13. Clearly it's not.
More like it's her mortal enemy.
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tekisui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:53 AM
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9. You make no sense. Try again.
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MonkeyFunk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:54 AM
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10. Funny...
that LOOKS like English, but....
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BootinUp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:55 AM
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11. Maybe if JFK rose and pronounced it. nt
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cali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:55 AM
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12. gad. learn how to write an English sentence.
I remain doubtful that you have anything whatsoever to say, but at least learn how to say nothing, properly.
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BootinUp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:57 AM
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15. nice avoidance technique nt
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cali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 10:01 AM
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18. Tell it to Senator Leahy or Senator Kerry or Senator Kennedy
or hundreds of others. And yes, I'm an unapologetic snob about such things as communicating clearly when you write.
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lewis_in_fw Donating Member (75 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 10:04 AM
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20. You're still avoiding the question....
The question is who would you guys actually take into account if they said Obama was inexperienced


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cali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 11:14 AM
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24. Who would you take into account if they said that Clinton wasn't
qualified or experienced enough? Actually, if Senator Leahy had said it, I would definitely take it into account. But of course, he endorsed Obama. I think it's rather a stupid question, however. After all, Abraham Lincoln had less experience than Obama. If all you go on is experience, I think you're perspective on presidential timbre is too narrow.
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sniffa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:57 AM
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14. Dear Friend,
I wish to approach you with a request that would be of immense benefit to
both of us. I am an attorney based in Scotland United Kingdom. I want you
and I to make some fortune out of a situation that I am obviously left
with no other better option. The issue that I am presenting to you is a
case of my client that willed a fortune to his only daughter. It is
unfortunate that he and his daughter died on the London Bomb attacks on 7
July 2005. The wife died of heart attack on receiving the sad news a week
after. I am now faced with a problem of getting a trusted person who I
will make the beneficiary that I would pass the fortune to. And according
to the law such fortune is supposed to be bequeathed to the government if
there is not any relatives or next-of-kin of the decease that would
surface for claim of the fortune.

However, I personally dont belong to such school of thought that proposes
that such fortune be given to the government because this is cheating and
is possible that the top government officials for their own selfish
interest could divert the fortune. Because of this I am contacting you to
seek your acting as the beneficiary of the will. I am my client attorney
and I alone knew about his will. Upon indication of your interests, all I
will do is to amend the will by fitting in your name as the supposed
next-of-kin and back it up with a sworn affidavit, which automatically
became valid. This amendment should be between us and must not leak out to
anyone. It is absolutely confidential.

I have complete information of his bank account details with an
outstanding balance of $48,550,000.00USD ($48.550 Million USD). To make
you be sure of this, I can provide you with details of his bank to enable
you to log on to his account to confirm this balance. I know that you
would be apprehensive and feel that this is a big sum, but it does not
matter because this is a legacy being passed on to a next-of-kin and you
are the available next-of-kin.

As I am not very sure of getting your consent yet on the issue, I prefer
not to divulge my full identity so as not to risk being disbarred. Until I
am sure of your consent and full cooperation then I will not be afraid to
give you my full identity. In the meanwhile, I would prefer that we
maintain correspondence by email and fax. At this point I want to assure
you that your true consent, full cooperation and confidentiality are all
that are required to enable us to take full advantage of this golden
opportunity.

I shall make representation to the legal courts to facilitate the
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of immense benefit to both of us, I would want that we shared all expenses
according to our agreed sharing ratio of the fortune. The sharing ratio
shall be 60% for me and 40% for you. This shall also be applicable to all
expenditures that would be incurred in the course of the transaction
because I wouldn?t want either of us to feel cheated. Please note that
this is a legal and risk free transaction that does not in anyway hamper
the monetary laws of your country. It is an inheritance fund.

If you are interested to work with me, please provide me with your name,
address, nationality, age, and date of birth, height, and phone and fax
numbers as required for the amendment of the WILL. On completion of this,
I will send you a copy of the amended WILL which you will fax to the bank
with a back up letter written by your good self requesting for the release
of the fund to you. I will also write to the bank as the legal
representative of my client before his demise, ordering for the transfer
of the fund to you, as the beneficiary of his will.

I will appreciate your urgent response in this regard. Thanks for your
anticipated cooperation.You can as well reach me on mudoock@walla.com

Yours faithfully,
Kirk Murdock.
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cali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:59 AM
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16. Tell it to Tom Dashle, Teddy Kennedy, Governor Sebelius,
Governor Napalitano, Senator Conrad, Senator Leahy, Representative Lee, Representative Conyers and hundreds more. Clue: They know far more than the likes of whiny hillbots.
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Bluerthanblue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 10:06 AM
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21. Point well stated- eom
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WillyT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 10:32 AM
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22. Hey Cali...
I have this little theory with regards to the "experience" factor. Wondering what you think.

I found it curious that when the Democratic field was winnowed down back in January to three candidates (Clinton, Edwards, Obama) ALL were short-term Senators. And by short-termed, I mean having served in the Senate for one term or slightly more, or slightly less. Senators who had served for decades never really stood a chance. (Biden, Dodd)

I found that curious, because this country in its history has only elected TWO Senators directly from the Senate to be President of the U.S. The theory being that the longer one has served as a Senator, the more votes, and the longer the record for your opponents to pour over and find things to use against you in a campaign.

But this year, with Edwards (not directly from the Senate, but 1 term 1998-2004), Clinton (sitting Senator, 1 term 2 years 2000-Present), and Obama (sitting Senator, 4 years 2004-Present), we had 3 major candidates from the Senate, but ALL with single-digit experience (6, 8, and 4 years).

And I started wondering if this is gonna be the new template for folks from the Senate running for the Presidency. IOW - If you are a Senator, and have Presidential ambitions, it is best to not build up a long list of votes and positions on the record that will come back to bite you. And if I'm right, that means that all future Senators, or at least Senators for the foreseeable future will be lacking in experience by design.

Which I find ironic.

Just thinkin aloud here.

:shrug:

:hi:

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cali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 11:10 AM
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23. I think you're spot on
Senators with long records find it virtually impossible to defend those records in a Presidential bid. Presumably the ideal resume is someone who's spent a term or two in the Senate and then gone on to the Governorship of their state.
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