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Labors of Hercules Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 10:12 AM
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Gore.
Edited on Mon Sep-17-07 10:53 AM by Labors of Hercules
A life changing documentary:


= An Oscar:




A Revolutionary Television Network:


= An Emmy:




The largest Global Aid Concert in History:


= The Nobel Prize




A roadmap to change the course of American political dialogue:


= AL GORE IN 2008!!!



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wildhorses Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 10:14 AM
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1. logical...yes
Edited on Mon Sep-17-07 10:14 AM by wildhorses
:patriot:
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NYCGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 10:15 AM
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2. 
considered consolation prizes." TV comedy writer Ken Levine, "My Bitchy Emmy Review"

http://kenlevine.blogspot.com/2007/09/my-bitchy-2007-em...
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Mabus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 10:19 AM
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3. Amen
And the funny thing about the awards you listed: those are just the ones most Americans know about. Gore is getting awards all over the globe for his work on the climate crisis. Not to mention that he's managed to write one of the greatest books of our time about the situation we find ourselves in concerning our political climate: The Assault on Reason.

He's a fighter and he's a winner.

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mopinko Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 10:30 AM
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4. sign me up.
any of you folks who are active in your local parties, please attend your slating meeting, and speak up for al. that is my plan for the evening.
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blm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 10:30 AM
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5. The DC powerstructure will work against him, but that shouldn't stop us from working FOR
him and any Democratic lawmaker who sides with the citizenry and their right to an OPEN GOVERNMENT.

It took him some time to get there, but his latest book Assault on Reason proves he is solidly with us now.

Please run Mr. Gore.
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Pachamama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 10:33 AM
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6. I wish that was the final outcome....
It's precisely what I thought when I watched the Emmy's last night....

Sigh...
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Labors of Hercules Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:13 AM
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13. This momentum...
Must be moving in some direction or another.

It just seems to me the most logical destination is the Presidency. :shrug:
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RestoreGore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:40 AM
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19. Of course, you would think that because you think he is a calculating selfish politician...
Edited on Mon Sep-17-07 11:45 AM by RestoreGore
Right? And not a statesman, global environmental advocate, and businessman doing all of these things TO WAKE US UP to what the political system is really all about. As a supporter of the man I have to say that I too am getting tired of these threads intimating that the ONLY thing he is worthy enough to garner support for is to enter this toxic system and be constrained by its military industrial complex, and that he did it just to get the "prizes." Do you really think him that shallow?

He wrote An Inconvenient Truth as a WARNING about the cataclysm we face from climate change that scientsts agree will be equal to or surpass the affects of nuclear war if WE don't get off OUR asses and do something about it NOW.

He started Current TV because he believes as a Statesman and an American citizen that Democracy has been tarnished by us returning to media feudalism and once again is warning US to get up and do something about it.

And he wrote the Assault on Reason to once again WARN US of the disaster WE created and now face by not being proactive in the dialogue of Democracy.

That is what STATESMEN and good Americans do. However, all we see here are BS threads continually tying everything good this man does to some selfish motivation even though he has shown he sincerely believes in what he is doing.

How anyone could not see that the lasting effects of his work now will far surpass anything some BS "presidency" in the soundbite world will be able to accomplish now in the muck it is mired in is beyond me.

But far be it for me here, the "pariah" to understand the mechanism of the political minds that only see one vision for a person and who don't believe in the power of those who use their hearts, minds, and souls for noble purposes.

If he ever enters this system again it won't be because he "set it up" to happen. To think he would ever do that is to me a huge insult to the man's dedication and character.
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Labors of Hercules Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 12:00 PM
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26. You don't surf much do you?
Riding waves can teach you a lot.
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SlowDownFast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 04:00 PM
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41. Thus Spake
The One & Only Keeper of Al Gore's Flame of Truth!
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helderheid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 05:10 PM
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45. THANK GOD!!
:rofl:
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RestoreGore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 05:33 PM
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49. At least I know how to speak beyond soundbites
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fooj Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 06:04 PM
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53. Unless, of course, those "soundbites" are your own.
:P
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mod mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 09:56 AM
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74. chill! because many folks here strong support a Gore candidacy does NOT
Edited on Tue Sep-18-07 10:06 AM by mod mom
imply we "think he is a calculating selfish politician". I don't understand how you can gather that from supporters of Gore but I find it very insulting. Folks here DO NOT insult you for your beliefs that he should remain out of the race. Of course he is doing good in the many areas he is focusing but I believe he can do more for our country and the world in the position he won in 2000.
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RestoreGore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 11:52 AM
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79. Well then explain why you think that
"I believe he can do more for our country and the world in the position he won in 2000."

Mr. Gore obviously did not feel that way in 2004, nor does he seem to feel that way now. People however keep saying that but they never back it up. And if you think I haven't been insulted for my views here you haven't been paying attention to these threads. And I insulted no one here, I asked a question which I didn't get a no answer to, so take from that what you will. And this thread as presented certainly shows to me that the OP was intimating he did all of this to position himself politically or that the WH is some sort of "prize."
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mod mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 01:05 PM
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80. I believe more than ever the US must regain our good will around the world lost after
2 terms of the worst pResident (he never won) in our history. We have the responsibility to lead in combatting the ill effects of the climate crisis since we have been a major contributor to the problem in the first place. Mr Gore has the world wide respect-more than any other individual at this time, thanks to his work. I also believe he will be seen around the world as the leader who had he position stolen from him from the most despised man in the world. What did he do about it? He fought for the constitution, he fought for climate crisis awareness, he rolled up his sleeves after katrina and did what he could as * continued his vacation and speaking tour. These are signs of a great leader-something we truly need at this point in time.

I was never a Clinton supporter and had wished Gore was at the top of the ticket years ago, but held my nose and voted for Clinton regardless. Clinton is a better politician but certainly not a better leader or else he would have taken that surplus and re-built our infrastructure and pushed our nation toward environmental policies that Mr Gore was advocating many years ago. Now after years of corporate welfare, we need a leader who has the vision to move us through these difficult times (and we are definitely heading for some) ahead. Al Gore is that leader-imho.
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RestoreGore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 01:45 PM
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81. You still didn't answer the question
HOW would he or for that matter anyone be more effective on this climate crisis NOW from in that same system that ignored him on this for thirty years especially in light of the damage done to it in the last seven years that Americans seem unwilling to take action against themselves? I am asking for specifics here, because I am sure you must have them in order to make such a statement.
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mod mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 01:59 PM
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82. Sometimes government must be used to direct action despite what some wish or
don't wish to do. We need to set policy that will direct the actions of the population into renewable energy use and away from consumer waste. I have heard a consumption tax proposed as a possible solution. What a leader does is set an agenda toward change and listen to experts on how to best implement policy to achieve this goal. We need a Environmental Marshall Plan that will drastically move us from a nation that strives for consumer "growth". We need to re-educate folks that shopping is not a cure all for a troubled economy. We do not have much time (the 11th Hours speaks of being at 11:59 and 59seconds on the clock where midnight is the point of no return. If we are to adopt policy that allows corporate America to lobby to what best suits them-then we are doomed as a specie.

this is why I am so vocal against those candidates who embrace the corporate elite-they just don't understand the urgency of the situation. It's a national security, economic, health and survival issue all rolled into one. I believe Al Gore best understands the urgency and is in the best position to lead us and the rest of much of the world in confronting this issue.

In essense-we can't keep the same system but need drastic change asap.
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RestoreGore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 02:07 PM
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83. You can't direct the actions of the people into renewable energy...
Edited on Tue Sep-18-07 02:13 PM by RestoreGore
Unless you do what Al Gore is doing now first. Hence my point. The system will not change until a groundswell from the people and companies comes from across the board with states taking the initiative to set the national pace. That is not going to happen by just "electing" anyone to an office when that groundswell is still not there. Al Gore sees that and has stated as much as well, and he is correct... And it then must come from US to all candidates on all levels regardless of party and those companies, which as of today it is not because it is not in the consciousness of a majority of the population enough to bring them to the point where the moral imperative overtakes the politically expedient.
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mod mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 04:18 PM
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84. Sure you can-through tax incentives, public education and stopping public funding of programs
have hazardous effects on the environment.
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Semper_FiFi Donating Member (452 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 09:11 AM
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72. Let's just hope it's not "JoeMentum"...nm
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zabet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 10:36 AM
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7. Al is a global hero.
The one American leader that the rest of the world does
not hate at the moment.
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snappyturtle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 10:46 AM
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8. I just "Googled" Al Gore Emmy?
The repukes are out in force saying that Gore didn't really win an Oscar....the producers did. I guess they can't figure out that without Gore there would have been no "An Inconvenient Truth"!
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Labors of Hercules Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 10:49 AM
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9. They have trouble with inconvenient truths...
and Al Gore's success is definately one of them.
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Raksha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 02:25 AM
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66. And for Repuke regressives MOST truths are inconvenient! n/t
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BattyDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 02:05 PM
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35. Exactly!
Edited on Mon Sep-17-07 02:06 PM by BattyDem
It was a documentary about Gore's personal history and his quest to reverse the effects of global warming. The film was built around HIS slide show presentation! It's not as if the producers could have made "An Inconvenient Truth ... starring Bruce Willis" :eyes:


edited: typo :blush:
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rwork Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:01 AM
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10. bush* responses in his cocky voice
"We are Kicking Ass"
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Beelzebud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:03 AM
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11. Chose Lieberman as his running mate in 2000.
Let's hope, if he does run again, he'll actually pick a Democrat to share the ticket with. Hell, maybe even a Liberal *shudder*.
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cali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:08 AM
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12. I'm so tired of these endless adoring
Gore threads. He's a good man. I'd like if he HAD decided to run, but he's not the Messiah.
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Mabus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:24 AM
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14. No, he's not
He's just a guy with a proven track record. He's been right and outspoken on a lot of issues. People appreciate what he has done and what he is capable of in the future.

fwiw, there are people who post any article, no matter how small, about people they admire. I don't see anything wrong with it. I'd rather have laudatory threads about Gore than gossip threads about Brittany Spears or OH.
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cali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:32 AM
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15. It's not the laudatory threads that bother
me. It's the threads where poster after poster state that Gore is the only one who can "save us'.
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Mabus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:45 AM
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20. Is it just the Gore threads that bother you?
I've seen the same type of statements made about most of the Democratic candidates too.
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cali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 12:00 PM
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25. I haven't, but then I don't go to a lot of
candidate threads.
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Mabus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 12:12 PM
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29. You haven't what?
I don't understand your answer. I'm not trying to be antagonistic, I just don't understand your response in light of my post.
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robinlynne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 12:01 AM
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64. I think people really feel the lack of representation strongly right now. Hence
the need for someone to step in and fix this mess. It is frustrating being a citizen, trying and trying and trying to make a change and not being heard.
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Labors of Hercules Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:58 AM
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24. is this really an adoring Gore thread?
because I didn't notice the implication when I wrote it, but of course, perhaps I'm biased.

I also missed the part that portrays Gore as a Messiah, but if you noticed it, then I'm sure it must be in my original post somewhere...

well, At least we can agree he's a good man. :thumbsup:
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catgirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 07:08 PM
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57. I ADORE GORE!!!!!!!

President Gore.
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Pacifist Patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 07:26 AM
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71. No Messiah, i.e. "annointed one" but he sure could be a Savior.
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marlakay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:32 AM
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16. Love it thanks! nt
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WinkyDink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:33 AM
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17. Man, that would so tick off Hillary!
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libodem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:03 PM
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63. Do you ever wonder if that's the problem?
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AtomicKitten Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:36 AM
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18. Master of the universe.
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sce56 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 05:57 PM
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52. How about this from the current issue of a Harvard Magazine
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AtomicKitten Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 09:05 PM
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60. A deserving title.
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dysfunctional press Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:46 AM
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21. a nobel prize for holding a mostly meaningless concert?
how do you figure?
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johnaries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:51 AM
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22. How do you figure it was meaningless?
It was an unprecendented World Event. It made history. It brought the message of simple ways to reduce carbon emmissions to millions of people all around the world. I would hardly call that meanigless.
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dysfunctional press Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 11:56 AM
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23. what lasting impact has it had?
how much have global carbon emissions declined since the concert was held?

like i said: MEANINGLESS.
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Labors of Hercules Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 12:06 PM
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27. It takes time to measure carbon reductions over... uh... time.
not that your proof of "meaninglessness" is even remotely practical or reasonable to begin with from a scientific standpoint.
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Subdivisions Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 12:10 PM
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28. If one million incandescent light bulbs were replaced
with CFLs, then that is a meaningful impact. Truth is, there were probably more than a million replaced.
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Labors of Hercules Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 12:20 PM
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30. And this is a test much more in line with what Live Earth intended...
to show how millions of small changes to create one enormous one.

It wasn't meaningless for me, and that I CAN prove.
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Semper_FiFi Donating Member (452 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 09:16 AM
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73. A Nobel Prize for "Music"? "Concerts"?
I don't understand how "The largest Global Aid Concert in History=the Nobel Prize"??? In what category? Or is it a new category? :shrug:
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Labors of Hercules Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 10:56 AM
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78. This one is more allegorical.
live Earth really represents his total work on climate change.
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mod mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 12:21 PM
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31. 1st came his presidential win in 2000-Stolen by BFEE! Now is the time to regain
his office and work on correcting 2 terms of living hell!
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dave123williams Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 12:51 PM
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32. I'd vote for him (again) in a New York minute.

That is all.

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BattyDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 01:38 PM
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33. Well said!
:hi:

Run Al, run!!! :patriot:
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earth mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 02:04 PM
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34. Al ROCKS!
:loveya:
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 02:13 PM
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36. Geaux Gore!!!
Ahem! Take note of the posters who gratuitously attack Gore on this thread. ;)



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Labors of Hercules Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 03:06 PM
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37. Well, even Jesus couldn't make everyone happy...
And he was elected by God.
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polichick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 03:13 PM
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38. Gore's re-election would instantly elevate US standing...
...around the world.

(Al, are you listening???)
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Rose Siding Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 07:23 AM
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70. I agree. It would be the most poetically just mea culpa we could offer.
-not to mention all of the unique experience, wisdom, vision and hope he'd bring along for our benefit.

The other candidates would be ok -and, of course tons better than what we've suffered these past years -and, of course I'll support the primary winner. But without the sort of *justice* that Gore's re-election would bring, it's difficult for me to become very excercised about the race.
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polichick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 06:30 PM
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86. That's exactly the way I see it! :) nt
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SunDrop23 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 03:16 PM
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39. You forgot "Won 2000 presidential election"
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Pastiche423 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 03:40 PM
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40. Great presentation!
Thank you.
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SlowDownFast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 04:04 PM
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42. Kicked & Rec'd.
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rosesaylavee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 04:12 PM
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43. Makes sense to me!
FWIW - I don't think he's the Messiah and never did. I do think he is the best possible candidate for 2008 if he chooses to run. He has the intelligence, the creativity, the imagination and the track record for leading this country toward a better future.

:patriot:

Just a friendly reminder to all to visit the Gore Forum here at DU for daily info updates on 2008 campaign-related stories. :hi:
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sellitman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 05:09 PM
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44. Why all the fuss about Gore?
Just because he is head and shoulders above every other candidate currently running?

Just because he was cheated 8 years ago and should be just now finishing his second term?

Just because he could use his "Bully Pulpit" to help save the world from itself?

For these reasons I have to look at his adoring threads ad-nausea?



:sarcasm:
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DesertRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 05:15 PM
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46. K&R
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Greyskye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 05:24 PM
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47. Now that Wes is out...
...I'm hoping that Al is in!

:kick: & R!
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Jonathan Pollard Donating Member (59 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 05:30 PM
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48. I'm hoping he makes his endorsement before it's too late
Gore's daughter already said categorically that an '08 run is not happening.

http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalradar/2007/07/gore-da...

I just hope that he makes his endorsement before it's too late to make a difference. He waited until mid-December 2003 to endorse Howard Dean.
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earthlover Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 05:48 PM
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51. Gore/Clark!
Now the best possible ticket. Both have a life outside of a presidential run. However, both would be the best possible people for the jobs of Pres and VP. On that basis alone, they should be the nominees. PS...they would win in a transformational landslide and bring a solidly Democratic Congress with them to make meaningful change.

I can dream, can't I?

But, regardless of who gets the nomination, we all have a lot of work to do to fight for a better America. It is not about personalities, it is about our future, and the ideals on which our country was founded.
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libodem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 05:44 PM
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50. Yeah baby!
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Prophet 451 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 06:20 PM
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54. I don't think he's running
Don't misunderstand: I'd love to see him run (especially with Kerry as VP, the Restoration Ticket) but I don't think he will. He's left it incredibly late if he's going to declare and the current candidates have a big lead on him in terms of funds. Also, more than most, he'd know how difficult it is to actually get anything meaningful done from the Whitehouse.

I think he'll stay a private figure and settle for bugging the hell out of Congress on enviromental issues (which could work out quite well).
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kenfrequed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 06:24 PM
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55. Hmm
I wonder if he will run?

I mean with all that backing him up I really think he ought to.

However it reminds me of an exchange with Democratic candidate Adlai E Stevenson. A woman from the audience stated the following:'Senator, you have the vote of every thinking person!'

Stevenson called back 'That's not enough, madam, we need a majority!'

I also think of this rather sadly with regards to the Kucinich candidacy.
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 06:25 PM
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56. Lovely post
Run Al Run!
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JackORoses Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 08:37 PM
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58. You say you want a GoRevolution?
Well, you know,
We all want to change the World.
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siri2k Donating Member (240 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 08:38 PM
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59. You forgot to show President Gore's 2000 victory.
n/t
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Iwillnevergiveup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 09:29 PM
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61. It's like being a kid again, isn't it?
Waiting for Santa and Christmas morning.....

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stlsaxman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 04:46 AM
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68. "All I want for Christmas is a real leader, a real leader, a real leader..."
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Olney Blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 07:12 AM
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69. Nice!
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orleans Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-17-07 10:27 PM
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62. k&r. n/t
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mzmolly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 12:06 AM
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65. A(L)men!
;)
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JackORoses Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 10:27 AM
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76. I second tha A(L)men!
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Apollo11 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 04:13 AM
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67. There is still time
Edited on Tue Sep-18-07 04:15 AM by Apollo11
for Al Gore to change his mind, enter the race and win the nomination for 2008.

He could announce on November 4th (exactly one year out from the election) and go on to win in New Hampshire and nationwide.

So I will not give up all hope of Al Gore running again. At least not before November 5th.


THE LAST TEMPTATION OF AL GORE
By Eric Pooley
TIME Magazine -- May 17, 2007

Let's say you were dreaming up the perfect stealth candidate for 2008, a Democrat who could step into the presidential race when the party confronts its inevitable doubts about the front runners. You would want a candidate with the grass-roots appeal of Barack Obama -- someone with a message that transcends politics, someone who spoke out loud and clear and early against the war in Iraq. But you would also want a candidate with the operational toughness of Hillary Clinton -- someone with experience and credibility on the world stage.
In other words, you would want someone like Al Gore -- the improbably charismatic, Academy Award-winning, Nobel Prize-nominated environmental prophet with an army of followers and huge reserves of political and cultural capital at his command.
...
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,162259...



Let's all find ways to show our support for Al Gore! :patriot:

Sign the Live Earth Pledge: www.liveearthpledge.org

Visit Al's site www.algore.com and read his blog http://blog.algore.com

Sign the petitions at www.algore.org and www.draftgore.com

Visit www.americaforgore.org and send your two cents to Al!

:kick:
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femrap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 10:19 AM
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75. sure wish he'd announce....
maybe tonight????
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raven880 Donating Member (38 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 10:37 AM
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77. I'd love to see Al run but
what makes you think he is even interested? After what the right wing has done to him in the past, why would he?
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SalmonChantedEvening Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 05:58 PM
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85. Kick! Gore 08! Bring America's Pride Back.
:patriot:
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