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NNN0LHI Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-20-06 11:48 PM
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I wonder how many points Lieberman was ahead when this was posted?
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NNN0LHI (1000+ posts) Mon Jun-05-06 03:25 PM

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Lieberman may lose for being such a Bush suck

http://today.reuters.com/News/CrisesArticle.aspx?storyI ...

Ex-VP candidate Lieberman faces showdown over Iraq
Mon 5 Jun 2006 3:34 PM ET
By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent

MERIDEN, Conn., June 5 (Reuters) - After years of ardent support for the Iraq war, Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman could become that conflict's first big political casualty in a Democratic primary race fueled by rising anti-war anger.

Lieberman, the party's vice presidential nominee in 2000, faces a growing challenge from a political neophyte who has rallied Democrats angered by the senator's enthusiastic backing of the war and willingness to support Republican President George W. Bush on other issues.

Challenger Ned Lamont's underdog bid to unseat Lieberman in Democratic-leaning Connecticut could offer an early gauge of the intensity of anti-war sentiment ahead of November's midterm elections, along with a measure of the influence of the Internet activists and bloggers who have flocked to his cause.

"Senator Lieberman has cheered on the president every step of the way when it comes to the invasion of Iraq, and he is too quick to compromise on core Democratic principles," Lamont, a businessman and former Greenwich town selectman, told Reuters.


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jerry611 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-20-06 11:54 PM
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1. Lieberman is ahead by 12 points right now in a 3-way race
The GOP candidate has only 4%. So the Republicans have joined with some Democrats and many indepedants to re-elect Joe.

This isn't going to be as easy for Lamont to win.
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John Q. Citizen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-20-06 11:59 PM
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3. It won't be easy, but I think Lamont will do it..
There is still a lot of time for a lot of Democrats to come around to voting with thier party.
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NewJeffCT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 05:40 AM
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6. We need to shame Republicans into voting Schlesinger
That was my thought.
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John Q. Citizen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-20-06 11:56 PM
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2. Lamont told the truth, and I think the voters found that refreshing. He
was the underdog.

"He who is is first now will later be last
for the times they are a changing." - Bobby Zimmerman
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symbolman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 04:41 AM
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4. Please pass my Flash around, it hits the nail on the head
Here's my latest work all about Joe LIEberman's ridiculous run as a "Party of One", which reminds me of "Army of One" (which gives ME a mental image of a guy stuck under fire in a foxhole, looking around and saying, "WHERE the hell IS EVERYBODY!!") :) -- Makes about as much sense in a marketing vein. Party of One, Translates into "Party of NONE" when it involved LIEberman, might as well be saying, "Party of ME", eh?

This flash also incorporates the fact that the Terror Lockdown on Liquids, etc came so close on the heels of Joe's Smackdown by Lamont as to not be considered credible - even today they are confirming that people will walk FREE because they don't have the evidence to hold them, let alone that there were NO Explosives in their possession, they hadn't even made reservations, etc, etc..

Meanwhile they talk about charging a PREGNANT woman for having some water, and a face wipe - this flash addresses those concerns as well, the fact that WE are being used as PUPPETS in a The Politics of Terror.

Remember, a republican said they'd ride this last nonThreat all the way into November. Let's prove them wrong.. Let's VOTE for Lamont, as we all know this last Primary was a referendum on Bush and his faked "war". The Nerve of LIEberman to shit all over the Democrats. It's like using a girlfriend to get you through medical school and then snatching up the Trophy Wife once you've graduated. How can we ever trust this Puppet again?

One of my best Flash works ever, and to the Tune of "Masters of War" by Mr Bob Dylan, and no truer words were spoken in our time.

Have a look at:

http://web.takebackthemedia.com/geeklog/public_html/sta...

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madokie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 05:08 AM
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5. Very Good
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