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bigtree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:03 PM
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At Wake Forest, Hillary Clinton and Maya Angelou Talk About Bringing the Country Together



WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--Sen. Hillary Clinton traveled to Wake Forest University for a "conversation" with noted poet, author and supporter Maya Angelou on Friday night. (http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/news/politics/blog/2008... )

During the Angelou-Clinton conversation, the poet and educator, who delivered a poem at Bill Clinton's 1992 inaugural, said she watched a Hillary Clinton as First Lady who was "a woman in stress, in difficulty. I watched her as she was on the front pages of every journal in the world. And, I watched her stand."

Angelou acknowledged she has a daughter who is supporting Obama's candidacy.





"She is serious thinking and she has found that person who she thinks would be the best to run, lead and help us to develop our country," Angelou said of her daughter. "I appreciate that. I respect her for it. I have found the person I think to be the best president of the United States of America."

Angelou has previously taped radio ads targeted for African-American audiences in South Carolina. She also said she has hosted similar "conversations" at Wake Forest with Harry Belafante, Oprah Winfrey and Geena Davis, called Clinton a "long-distance runner."


Senator Clinton was confronted with her husbands affair at this Hillary-friendly event with his poet-laureate.

Hillary, I love you. I always have and I always will, said the first woman in the audience called upon for a question by Senator Clinton. I felt so sorry for you when Bill had his affair. (http://embeds.blogs.foxnews.com/2008/04/18/clinton-back... /)





As the crowd started to get riled up, the woman continued I know nobody wants to talk about it. I felt so sorry. I think now the best way to overcome it is to become president.

But the woman didnt want to know about that infamous infidelity instead asking who do you want to pick as your running mate? Clinton addressed that innocuous query with her standard response, saying I cant answer the question who do I want to pick as my running mate because Im not the nominee. And both Senator Obama and I have said on numerous occasions that its presumptuous and premature.

She did not, however, address the first part of the womans question.
"And however the odds may go and the polls may show, from day to night to tomorrow morning, I know she's in it for the long run," Angelou said. "I am honored to say I am with her for the long run."





Clinton called Angelou "a grace note in our lives" and fondly recalled reading her autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

In front of about 2,000 people at Wait Chapel, the two spoke about overcoming bigotry of all kinds and bringing the country together.

"We are so much more alike than we are different," Clinton said. "We have allowed those relatively minor differences among us to defy and divide us, and one of the challenges of the 21st century is to affirm our common humanity."




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JohnnyLib2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:06 PM
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1. Wonderful!
What a treat it would have been to watch that.

Thanks! :thumbsup: K & R
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BleedingHeartPatriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:07 PM
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2. K & R.
:kick:
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DURHAM D Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:08 PM
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3. Thanks for posting - I should have gone. eom
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bowens43 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:09 PM
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4. Bringing the country together?
That' s fucking hilarious . hillary has been working tirelessly to divide not only the country but our party too. Hillary does it bring together, she splits apart.
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bigtree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:12 PM
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6. what are you doing here, on this thread?
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Evergreen Emerald Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:12 PM
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7. Well, you post certainly will help bring the country together, is that more Obama type of uniting?
Are you flipping us off too?
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goldcanyonaz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:14 PM
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8. Please give me an example of what Hillary hasn't done for black people?
Edited on Fri Apr-18-08 08:22 PM by goldcanyonaz
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Evergreen Emerald Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:22 PM
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12. Here are Clinton's achievements. She has worked for civil rights
Edited on Fri Apr-18-08 08:28 PM by Evergreen Emerald
her whole life:


Senator Clinton supported the interests of the NARAL Pro-Choice America 100 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the The Humane Society of the United States 100 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the National Trust for Historic Preservation 100 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 95 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights 100 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the National Education Association 100 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the American Wilderness Coalition 100 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund 100 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the League of Conservation Voters 95 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the Children's Defense Fund 100 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the American Association of University Women 100 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the National Organization for Women 100 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the U.S. Public Interest Research Group 91 percent in 2006.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the U.S. Public Interest Research Group 100 percent in 2005

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence 100 percent from 1988-2003 (Senate) or 1991-2003 (House).

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the American Public Health Association 80 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers 100 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the Service Employees International Union 100 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the United Auto Workers 93 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the AFL-CIO 93 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers 84 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Worker 100 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees 88 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the American Federation of Government Employees 83 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the National Committee for an Effective Congress 95 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the Americans for Democratic Action 100 percent in 2005.

According to the National Journal - Composite Liberal Score's calculations, in 2005, Senator Clinton voted more liberal on economic, defense and foreign policy issues than 80 percent of the Senators.

According to the National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy's calculations, in 2005, Senator Clinton voted more liberal on social policy issues than 83 percent of the Senators.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the Alliance for Retired Americans 100 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the Disabled American Veterans 92 percent in 2005.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the Bread for the World 100 percent in 2003-2004.

Senator Clinton supported the interests of the The Partnership for the Homeless 100 percent in 2003-2004.
http://www.vote-smart.org/issue_rating_category.php?can ...

She was promoting universal coverage before it was cool. Furthermore she helped to create the SCHIP program. And most importantly she was dead on in the debate the other week where she said political will was the most important thing needed to push health care reform through and we know without a doubt she has that.

She has fougt unrelentingly for a woman's right to choose as well as women's rights both domestically and abroad

Create a Strategic Energy Fund - Hillary has proposed a Strategic Energy Fund that would inject $50 billion into research, development and deployment of renewable energy, energy efficiency, clean coal technology, ethanol and other homegrown biofuels. Hillary's proposal would give oil companies a choice: invest in renewable energy or pay into the fund. Hillary's proposal would also eliminate oil company tax breaks and make sure that oil companies pay their fair share for drilling on public lands. Instead of sending billions of dollars to the Middle East for their oil, Hillary's proposal will create a new clean energy industry in America and create tens of thousands of jobs here.

Champion a Market-Based "Cap and Trade" Approach - Hillary supports a market-based, cap and trade approach to reducing carbon emissions and fight global warming. This approach was used successfully to limit sulfur dioxide and reduce levels of acid rain in the 1990s. By capping the amount of emissions in the environment and allowing corporations to buy and sell permits, this approach offers corporations a flexible, cost-efficient method to do their share to reduce emissions and combat global warming. The program will reduce emissions, drive the development of clean technologies, and create a market for projects that store carbon dioxide.

20% Renewable Electricity Standard by 2020 - Hillary believes we need to shift our reliance on high carbon electricity sources to low-carbon electricity sources by investing in renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind. As President, she'll work to require power companies to obtain 20 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2020.

Make Federal Buildings Carbon Neutral - Hillary believes that the federal government should lead the way in reducing carbon emissions from buildings. Buildings account for 40 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, and the federal government owns or leases more than 500,000. Hillary would require all federal buildings to steadily increase the use of green design principles, energy efficient technologies, and to generate energy on-site from solar and other renewable sources. By 2030, all new federal buildings and major renovations would be carbon neutral, helping to fight global warming and cutting the $5.6 billion that the federal government spends each year on heating, cooling and lighting.

Protecting Against Exposure to Toxic Chemicals - Hillary wants to make the products we use safer, especially for children. There are tens of thousands of chemicals used in the U.S. and hundreds of new chemicals introduced each year, but little health testing is conducted for many of them. Hillary would require chemical companies to prove that new chemicals are safe before they are put on the market, and would set more stringent exposure standards for kids. She would also create a "priority list" of existing chemicals and require testing to make sure they are safe. To improve our understanding of the links between chemicals and diseases like cancer, Hillary would create an "environmental health tracking network" that ties together information about pollution and chronic diseases.

Hillary's Record

In the White House, Hillary led efforts to make adoption easier, to expand early learning and child care, to increase funding for breast cancer research, and to help veterans suffering from Gulf War syndrome who had too often been ignored in the past. She helped launch a national campaign to prevent teen pregnancy and helped create the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997, which moved children from foster care to adoption more quickly and the number of children who have moved out of foster care into adoption has increased dramatically.

She was instrumental in designing and championing the State Children's Health Insurance Program, which has provided millions of children with health insurance. She battled the big drug companies to force them to test their drugs for children and to make sure all kids get the immunizations they need through the Vaccines for Children Program. Immunization rates dramatically improved after the program launched.

Hillary has been a leading member of the Environment and Public Works Committee since she was elected to the Senate. Today, she chairs the Superfund and Environmental Health Subcommittee and in that capacity has promoted legislation to evaluate and protect against the impact of environmental pollutants on people's health and clean up toxic waste.

Global warming and Clean Air
Spoken out forcefully about the need to tackle global warming in hearings, speeches, rallies and on the Senate floor and co-sponsored "cap and trade" legislation.
Worked to reduce air pollution that causes asthma and other respiratory diseases by writing and helping to pass new laws to clean up exhaust from school buses, and other diesel-powered equipment.
Supported legislation to reduce pollution from power plants, including harmful emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, mercury, and carbon dioxide - emissions that contribute to poor air quality, smog, acid rain, global warming, and mercury contamination of fish.
Aggressively fought the Bush Administration's ill-advised attempts to weaken clean air laws.

Improving Water Quality and Protecting Drinking Water
Helped to overturn the Bush Administration's attempt to allow more arsenic in drinking water.
Cosponsored legislation to protect lakes, rivers and coastal waters by fighting the spread of destructive invasive species, such as the zebra mussel.
Helped ot pass new clean water laws, including measures to protect New York City's water supplies and clean up Long Island Sound.

Protecting Public Lands
Fought oil company efforts to pen the Artic Wildlife Refuge in Alask and Pacific and Atlantic coastal waters to drilling.
Cosponsored the Roadless Area Conservation Act, which prohibits road construction and logging in unspoiled, roadless areas of the National Forest System, and voted for additional funding and manpower to combat forest fires in the west.

Reducing Dangerous Chemicals and Cleaning Up Hazardous Waste
Supported legislation to restore the "polluter pays" principle by reinstating a chemical company fee to fund cleanups of highly contaminated "Superfund" waste sites.
Cosponsored the "kids-Safe Chemical Act," which requires chemical companies to provide health and safety before putting new chemicals in consumer products.
Proposed legislation to create an environmental health tracking network to enable us to better understand the impact of environmental hazards on human health and well-being.

Tackling the Toxic Legacy of 9/11
Pushed for health care benefits for first responders, residents and others whose health has been impacted from breathing the toxic dust and smoke in New York City after 9/11.
http://www.mydd.com/story/2007/8/20/134810/677

Hillary Clinton co-founded the Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, a state-level alliance with the Children's Defense Fund, in 1977. In late 1977, President Jimmy Carter (for whom she had done 1976 campaign coordination work in Indiana) appointed her to the board of directors of the Legal Services Corporation, and she served in that capacity from 1978 through the end of 1981. For much of that time she served as the chair of that board, the first woman to do so. During her time as chair, funding for the Corporation was expanded from $90 million to $300 million, and she successfully battled against President Ronald Reagan's initial attempts to reduce the funding and change the nature of the organization.

Following the November 1978 election of her husband as Governor of Arkansas, Clinton became First Lady of Arkansas in January 1979, her title for a total of twelve years. Bill appointed her chair of the Rural Health Advisory Committee the same year, where she successfully obtained federal funds to expand medical facilities in Arkansas' poorest areas without affecting doctors' fees.

Hillary Clinton chaired the Arkansas Educational Standards Committee from 1982 to 1992, where she sought to bring about reform in the state's court-sanctioned public education system. One of the most important initiatives of the entire Clinton governorship, she fought a prolonged but ultimately successful battle against the Arkansas Education Association to put mandatory teacher testing as well as state standards for curriculum and classroom size in place. She introduced Arkansas' Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youth in 1985, a program that helps parents work with their children in preschool preparedness and literacy.

And a bit of stuff from the White House years:

Along with Senator Ted Kennedy, she was the major force behind the State Children's Health Insurance Program in 1997, a federal effort that provided state support for children whose parents were unable to provide them with health coverage. She promoted nationwide immunization against childhood illnesses and encouraged older women to seek a mammogram to detect breast cancer, with coverage provided by Medicare. She successfully sought to increase research funding for prostate cancer and childhood asthma at the National Institutes of Health.

The First Lady worked to investigate reports of an illness that affected veterans of the Gulf War, which became known as the Gulf War syndrome. Together with Attorney General Janet Reno, Clinton helped create the Office on Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice. In 1997, she initiated and shepherded the Adoption and Safe Families Act, which she regarded as her greatest accomplishment as First Lady.

Along with Senator Ted Kennedy, she was the major force behind the State Children's Health Insurance Program in 1997, a federal effort that provided state support for children whose parents were unable to provide them with health coverage.<124> She promoted nationwide immunization against childhood illnesses and encouraged older women to seek a mammogram to detect breast cancer, with coverage provided by Medicare.<125> She successfully sought to increase research funding for prostate cancer and childhood asthma at the National Institutes of Health.<43> The First Lady worked to investigate reports of an illness that affected veterans of the Gulf War, which became known as the Gulf War syndrome.<43> Together with Attorney General Janet Reno, Clinton helped create the Office on Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice.<43> In 1997, she initiated and shepherded the Adoption and Safe Families Act, which she regarded as her greatest accomplishment as First Lady.<43> As First Lady, Clinton hosted numerous White House Conferences, including ones on Child Care (1997),<126> Early Childhood Development and Learning (1997),<127> and Children and Adolescents (2000),<128> and the first-ever White House Conferences on Teenagers (2000)<129> and Philanthropy (1999).<130>

Hillary Clinton traveled to over eighty countries during this time,<131> breaking the mark for most-travelled First Lady held by Pat Nixon.<132> In a September 1995 speech before the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, Clinton argued very forcefully against practices that abused women around the world and in China itself.<133> She was one of the most prominent international figures at the time to speak out against the treatment of Afghan women by the Islamist fundamentalist Taliban that had seized control of Afghanistan.<134><135> She helped create Vital Voices, an international initiative sponsored by the United States to promote the participation of women in the political processes of their countries.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillary_Clinton

"...Hillary Clinton traveled to over eighty countries during this time,<131> breaking the mark for most-travelled First Lady held by Pat Nixon.<132> In a September 1995 speech before the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, Clinton argued very forcefully against practices that abused women around the world and in China itself.<133> She was one of the most prominent international figures at the time to speak out against the treatment of Afghan women by the Islamist fundamentalist Taliban that had seized control of Afghanistan.<134><135> She helped create Vital Voices, an international initiative sponsored by the United States to promote the participation of women in the political processes of their countries..."

More:
http://clinton.senate.gov/issues/nationalsecurity/israe ...
http://clinton.senate.gov/issues/nationalsecurity/darfu ...


The following are polls from progressive groups, rating Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, on how often they vote for progressive issues. For each group, http://www.theleftcoaster.com/archives/011142.php

Clinton Vs. Barack Obama (progressivepunch)
Overall Progressive Score: 92% 90%
Aid to Less Advantaged People at Home and Abroad: 98% 97%
Corporate Subsidies 100% N/A
Education, Humanities and the Arts 88% 100%
Environment 92% 100%
Fair Taxation 97% 100%
Family Planning 88% 80%
Government Checks on Corporate Power 95% 97%
Healthcare 98% 94%
Housing 100% 100%
Human Rights & Civil Liberties 82% 77%
Justice for All: Civil and Criminal 94% 91%
Labor Rights 91% 91%
Making Government Work for Everyone, Not Just the Rich or Powerful 94% 90%
War and Peace 80% 86%
easures to protect New York City's water supplies and clean up Long Island Sound.

HILLARY'S EXPERIENCE ON THE WORLD STAGE:

Her historic speech at the UN Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995 not only galvanized women around the world, it helped spawn a movement that led to advances politically, legally, economically, and socially for women in many countries over the next decade. Among other initiatives, she spearheaded the Clinton Administration's efforts to combat the global crisis of human trafficking. She persuaded the First Ladies of the Americas to use their collective power to eradicate measles and improve girls' education throughout the western Hemisphere. And she is widely credited with helping women in Kuwait finally win the right to vote.

As First Lady and now as a two-term senator who represents the most ethnically diverse state in the nation and who sits on the Armed Services Committee, Hillary Clinton has become a fixture on international issues over the past 15 years. She has traveled to more than 80 countries, going from barrios to rural villages to meetings with heads of state. She has consulted with dozens of world leaders - Nelson Mandela, King Abdullah, Tony Blair among them -- on matters as diverse as America and NATO's roles in Kosovo, eradicating poverty in the Third World, and the plight of women living under the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Today, she is one of the most influential voices in the world on human rights, democracy, and the promotion of a "new internationalism" in foreign affairs that calls for a balanced use of military force, diplomacy, and social development to strengthen American interests and security globally.

While American First Ladies historically have made great (and often overlooked) contributions to our nation, Hillary Clinton's wide-ranging experience on international issues as First Lady is unprecedented. Indeed, she is the only First Lady to have delivered foreign policy addresses at major gatherings of the United Nations, the World Bank, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the World Economic Forum.




And, what the hell has Obama done for black people?


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goclark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:43 PM
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18. I'm African American and the question should be turned around
And when have African Americans NOT given her and her husband their full support?

They got in the WH because of our votes, standing in long lines and being abused.

Stolen votes and chads.

Bill would have been thrown out of the WH if the Congressional Black Caucus and Jesse Jackson and so many Black ministers had not stood by his side when they had Monicagate.

So whatever they "gave" us was returned in full.

And ~~~~ now they slime us and the first viable African American candidate.
Go visit our churches and prey for votes and then trash Obama with the Faux News words. :puke:

I don't mind a fair contest but John McCain has been more appropriate than HC to Obama.

I respect Maya Angelou, she is a great American hero.
She has every right to support HC with full blessings.

What has Barack Obama given to African Americans? Check the polls and get back to me. He has demonstrated not just to us but to the world that he represents the dream that MLK was talking about, "sitting down together at the table of brotherhood."

Thank you so much for inspiring me to send him a small donation of $100 this evening.

www.barackobama.com :bounce:





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Chovexani Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:45 PM
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19. Never mind.
Edited on Fri Apr-18-08 08:46 PM by Chovexani
Not worth it.

In the future, please don't stink up a positive thread.
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Evergreen Emerald Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:48 PM
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21. You are blind to the reality. Obama did no such thing.
Obama shouted "Racism!" from the roof tops, accusing Clinton who has done nothing but fight for civil rights her whole career of racism.

He is not uniting. He has not sat down at the table of brotherhood. He told me to shut up. He used RACE to divide.

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goldcanyonaz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 09:06 PM
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23. What has Barack done for African Americans?
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WillYourVoteBCounted Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-19-08 09:24 AM
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46. he's registered the hell out of them and WHITE americans
If you look at the ads he has on websites - he has modernized
the web to do everything to help people vote.

His ads have automated the voter education program.
None of the advocacy groups in my state nor the state board of elections
has done anything that even partially measures up to Obama's
voter ed program.

If he became president, I can envision gigantic improvements in
voter education and voter involvement.

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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 10:22 PM
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34. what a twisted image you have.
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nichomachus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 09:25 PM
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24. You almost fooled me
And then you blew it.

And, what the hell has Obama done for black people?


The Hillary crowd just can't resist making a slur. This is what turns me off. All that work and you ruined it with your last smarmy line.
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Evergreen Emerald Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-19-08 09:09 AM
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44. Tell me.
You scream and cry and shout that Clinton--the progressive Senator has not done enough for civil rights. Here is hers...what HAS he done?
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WillYourVoteBCounted Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-19-08 09:27 AM
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48. I'm waiting for hearings. Angelou close friend of Malcolm X -father of black power
and following Stephen Colbert's logic wheel, that makes Hillary a close friend
of Malcolm X, the father of Black Power.

WHich according to the talking heads (brainless ones) that makes Malcolm X a
racist, Angelou a racist, and Hillary a racist,

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WillYourVoteBCounted Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-19-08 09:28 AM
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49. oh and that ties HIllary to the Nation of Islam
yikes, shes tied to "terrorists" and 911?
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JoFerret Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-19-08 02:11 PM
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54. If Obama was not running
Edited on Sat Apr-19-08 02:12 PM by JoFerret
or if he were not black* then there would be little reason for the majority of African American voters not to continue their long support of Hillary Clinton.
Is that my Ferraro moment?
If so then folks can't read and won't think.

* Yes - I do realize he is European American too. Not to mention highly educated, well-dressed, intelligent, tall and thoughtful.And no doubt very kind to stray puppies even if he does patronize women.
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emilyg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:31 PM
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14. Go away sour-puss.
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durrrty libby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 09:54 PM
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27. Your current psychotropics are apparently fraudulent. Please get a new prescription asap
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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 10:23 PM
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35. Obama has been working tirelessly to divide not only the country but our party too
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Nedsdag Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-19-08 02:20 PM
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55. How so?
Please explain!
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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-20-08 07:40 AM
Original message
ask # 4 --
mine was a parady on that post.

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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-20-08 07:40 AM
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56. ask # 4 --
mine was a parady on that post.

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ElsewheresDaughter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 11:06 PM
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41. BITTER MUCH?
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Evergreen Emerald Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:11 PM
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5. two awe inspiring women
"And I watched her stand."


That is it exactly. And perhaps that is why she is so hated. Try as they (you) might, they (you) cannot knock her down. She stands.
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BleedingHeartPatriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:15 PM
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9. They know and share the experience of being smart, creative and female.
Edited on Fri Apr-18-08 08:16 PM by BleedingHeartPatriot
on edit, need to thank bigtree for posting. Agree with you EE!
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LulaMay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:17 PM
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10. Thank you very much. Beautiful pictures. Beautiful women.
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Bjornsdotter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:18 PM
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11. K & R n/t
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emilyg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:30 PM
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13. Magnificent women!
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zabet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:41 PM
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15. Beautiful.. Thank you.
:applause:
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zabet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:42 PM
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16. Beautiful.. Thank you.
:applause:
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Chovexani Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:43 PM
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17. What a beautiful post, thanks for sharing
:kick:
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durrrty libby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:47 PM
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20. Oh My ............I love those two beautiful women. Thank You
:woohoo: :applause: :woohoo:
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Cass Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 08:52 PM
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22. Thank you for this!
Beautiful pictures!

K & R
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NC_Nurse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 09:29 PM
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25. Great pics! I love Maya and think Hillary's really fortunate to have her as a
supporter. I was at the inauguration in 1992 when she read her poem, it was SO moving.
We who worked for the campaign were so excited, so hopeful. I will always treasure the
memory.

I like how she respects her daughter's choosing another candidate too. She's such a beautiful woman.
Hillary looks great too. Blue is definitely her best color. :-)
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lib2DaBone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 09:45 PM
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26. How to be a Phony
Kum By ya.... Kum By ya...Campfire Song Index
KUM BY YA

Kum by ya my Lord, kum by ya
Kum by ya my Lord, kum by ya
Kum by ya my Lord, kum by ya
Oh, Lord kum by ya.
Someones crying Lord, kum by ya
Someones praying Lord, kum by ya
singing
laughing
Come by here my Lord, come by here


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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 10:20 PM
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32. why do you post that song???
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jillan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 10:00 PM
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28. Two wonderful women!
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oasis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 10:02 PM
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29. k and r. Wake up Democrats.
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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 10:15 PM
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30. there is affection between these two-that is for sure
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AX10 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 10:18 PM
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31. K & R
This should be a wake up call!
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DesEtoiles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 10:20 PM
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33. "unity!"??? Are the CHOIRS SINGING, Hillary????
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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-20-08 10:13 PM
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57. Mr. Wright --God DAMN AMERICA---yup--now that is UNITY!!
sarcasm
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Azathoth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 10:26 PM
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36. We'll bring the country together! (Except for the small states, rural states, Democratic party base,
Edited on Fri Apr-18-08 10:36 PM by Azathoth
MoveOn.org and the entire progressive netroots, Republicans, African-Americans, white-collar 'elitists', blue-collar folks who don't vote for Hillary, Independents, and every other group that "doesn't count." Oh, and Illinois too.)
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sueragingroz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 10:41 PM
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37. K/R
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anonymous171 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 10:52 PM
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38. OMG Is this positivity?


Posting this filth in GD-P! You ought to be of yourself! :)
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futureliveshere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 10:56 PM
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39. Sigh.. If only she would have consistently shown this side of hers and been sincere about it.
I respected and actually liked her once.
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ElsewheresDaughter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 11:00 PM
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40. k&r
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Auntie Bush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 11:10 PM
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42. Now that's what I call a fabulous post for all to enjoy.
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bigtree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-19-08 12:38 AM
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43. that it is
:kick:
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JAbuchan08 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-19-08 09:21 AM
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45. THat is a prime example
of what is called "basking in reflected glow"

good for Hillary to affirm our shared humanity with these words "We have allowed those relatively minor differences among us to defy and divide us, and one of the challenges of the 21st century is to affirm our common humanity."

Now how about reflecting that in your actions?
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Buzz Clik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-19-08 09:27 AM
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47. I love Maya Angelou, and will continue to do so. Despite her unfortunate choice of candidates.
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Bluenorthwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-19-08 09:32 AM
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50. Maybe I'll pick by association
Clinton with Maya and Obama with McClurkin. One about inclusion and unity the other about division and prejudice.
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OzarkDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-19-08 09:37 AM
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51. Looks like a wonderful event
A lot of honesty, friendship and serious discussion of women and leadership.
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bigtree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-19-08 09:47 AM
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52. absolutely
everything that attracts me to the Clinton campaign.
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bigtree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-19-08 12:00 PM
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53. kick
for the event of the campaign :kick:
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