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Tue Mar 6, 2018, 09:15 PM

I saw Beto O'Rourke on MSNBC...very impressive guy. I thought he might be to liberal for Texas, but

I think he has a shot...very handsome and charismatic as well. Of course I am progressive so naturally I think what he wants is good, but the things he talks about would really help Texas and appeal to them...not at all what I expected after reading about him. I would just be so incredibly excited if we beat the asshat Ted Cruz.

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Reply I saw Beto O'Rourke on MSNBC...very impressive guy. I thought he might be to liberal for Texas, but (Original post)
Demsrule86 Mar 2018 OP
Cracklin Charlie Mar 2018 #1
leanforward Mar 2018 #7
Demsrule86 Mar 2018 #8
Demsrule86 Mar 2018 #21
leanforward Mar 2018 #2
DeminPennswoods Mar 2018 #5
Demsrule86 Mar 2018 #15
DeminPennswoods Mar 2018 #16
Demsrule86 Mar 2018 #17
DeminPennswoods Mar 2018 #18
Demsrule86 Mar 2018 #19
Demsrule86 Mar 2018 #9
rainin Mar 2018 #3
Demsrule86 Mar 2018 #10
gulliver Mar 2018 #4
Demsrule86 Mar 2018 #11
oasis Mar 2018 #6
Demsrule86 Mar 2018 #13
highplainsdem Mar 2018 #12
Demsrule86 Mar 2018 #14
Thrill Mar 2018 #20

Response to Demsrule86 (Original post)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 09:17 PM

1. Have you seen that guy Ojeda?

From West Virginia?

Teachers chanting his name. I saw a good article about him.

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Response to Cracklin Charlie (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 10:31 PM

7. Just read the article about retired Major Ojeda

I like it. He is for the people and stood up in the legislature in January for the teachers. I would hope the legislature is worried about his populist appeal.

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Response to Cracklin Charlie (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 10:35 PM

8. Nope, I will check him out.

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Response to Cracklin Charlie (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 7, 2018, 10:04 AM

21. I saw the teachers chanting his name...and with the GOP set to punish west Virginia for siding with

the teachers...we could see some GOP losses...going to look him up thanks.

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Response to Demsrule86 (Original post)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 09:33 PM

2. Concur.

The gentleman was well spoken. And I remember he talked about a guy in an old black & white picture.

I will be researching Ojeda of WV.

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Response to leanforward (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 10:10 PM

5. Picture of LBJ campaigning in the same town in1948

where O'Rourke was campaigning at the time.

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Response to DeminPennswoods (Reply #5)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 10:43 PM

15. Cool...I personally think LBJ was one of our greatest presidents...Medicare, Medicaid and

Civil Rights...he is underrated. I find him fascinating.

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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #15)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 11:25 PM

16. So does Robert Caro

I think he wrote a 3 or 4 vol biography of LBJ

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Response to DeminPennswoods (Reply #16)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 11:28 PM

17. I have read a bit about LBJ...don't remember the authors, but I will check this out thanks!

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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #17)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 11:31 PM

18. Doris Kearns Godwin also wrote a good

LBJ bio, very readable. I believe she was a WH intern during his presidency.

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Response to DeminPennswoods (Reply #18)

Wed Mar 7, 2018, 09:42 AM

19. I think I have that one.

I know she has had her issues but I like her.

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Response to leanforward (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 10:35 PM

9. Me too!

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Response to Demsrule86 (Original post)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 09:38 PM

3. I got to vote for him today. I'm soooo happy with my choice. n/t

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Response to rainin (Reply #3)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 10:37 PM

10. I found him to be very very impressive...and he was able to convey his beliefs in a way that I

thought would resonate with Texans...lucky you ... you voted for a good one.

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Response to Demsrule86 (Original post)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 10:08 PM

4. I heard him on NPR yesterday or today (can't remember)

Very impressive though.

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Response to gulliver (Reply #4)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 10:38 PM

11. I agree...I read his positions and earlier today replied with a post about how he

might be too liberal for Texas...and I want to win...but I was very impressed with him...and it is still Texas but I think he has a good shot.Texas is going to be blue...wouldn't it be great if it began with a Senate seat?

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Response to Demsrule86 (Original post)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 10:16 PM

6. Beto has the look and feel of a winner. Approaching star quality.

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Response to oasis (Reply #6)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 10:40 PM

13. He is very charismatic and a good speaker...I was not thinking he was the right candidate for Texas

but I was wrong. He is terrific. He gives me hope. The other thing that impressed me is how WV backed their teachers and forced the righties to back down...and I just heard there is a good candidate in WV too...going to check him out.

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Response to Demsrule86 (Original post)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 10:39 PM

12. Agree completely.

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Response to highplainsdem (Reply #12)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 10:42 PM

14. I really liked the guy...and it was different to hear him speak then reading about his positions...

And he is traveling around Texas explaining how he will work for the people of Texas...this guy will go far.

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Response to Demsrule86 (Original post)

Wed Mar 7, 2018, 09:48 AM

20. I want to be optimistic. But are those vote totals correct

Or are the Russians involved? 1.3 Mill voted for Cruz in a primary? Jeesh. They must really love that prick down there.

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