DesertJets From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 7843 posts, RR: 14
Reply 7, posted (14 years 3 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1074 times:
Hmmmm... President Jordan. Vice President Erwin "Magic" Johnson. Secretary of State Larry Byrd. Secretary of Defense Charles Barkley. And I am sure he could find jobs for Clyde Drexler, Patrick Ewing, Ishiah Thomas, and Scottie Pippen.
It would be the Dream Team all over again
Stop drop and roll will not save you in hell. --- seen on a church marque in rural Virginia
FDXmech From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3251 posts, RR: 32
Reply 14, posted (14 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 1043 times:
Superfly, please do not stereotype African Americans that do not agree with your point of view or your political affiliations as being Uncle Toms. I know and work with many African Americans and all have their own point of view running from liberal to conservative and all positions in between. No crime in having your own point of view. They are entitled to this right of free and independant thought as all Americans are, perhaps even more so due to the long history of injustice shown to them. You might not agree with an opinion of a particular African American, but please be tolerant enough (and your posts show me you are indeed tolerant) to know other people are as sincere as you in their diverse points of view. Also, I wouldn't be at all surprised to see an American of African descent as President within the next few election cycles. I'll go further in saying you might see an African American women as President or VP sooner than you think, someone like perhaps Condaleeza Rice. Believe it or not (this is not directed towards you Superfly) their are millions of African Americans whose expertise, knowledge and ability to make our society a better place to live, that do not make a living from anything sports related.
RealHigh From United States of America, joined exactly 15 years ago today! , 1022 posts, RR: 14
Reply 18, posted (14 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1038 times:
You need to learn your math and history.
G.W. Bush ran for congress and lost in 1978.
He continued drinking and staying out of the spot light for over 10 years. He got a loan from his daddy to start a businees that failed. That happened several times before he bought the Texas Rangers with his daddy's money. His name recognition got him elected in 1994 in the year that republicans were a little more fashionable.
6 years in elected office for Bush.
Ray-gun 1966-75 Gov. 1981-89 President = 16 years in elected office.
Bill Bradley 1979-97 Senator=18 years
Al Gore 1978-84 US House
1984-92 US Senate
1993-2001 Vice president= 24 years in public service.
Possible 32 years if he runs and gets elected in 2004.
N766AS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (14 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 1033 times:
Does it even matter who has more experience? I would rather have a ZERO-experience, level-headed, Constitutional lawmaker that I agree with than some wacko socialist that is trying to fulfil his father's ambitions for him.
DeltaRNOmd-80 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (14 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1030 times:
RealHigh, once you run for an office, you are essentially in "politics", George W. Bush also helped his father in the '88 presidential campaign. Either way, Reagan has 24 years and Bradley has 22 or 18, whatever you say. You need to learn to read, as Cba said that "Bradley has more political experience than Reagan and Bush combined", where did Al Gore come into this? I proved Cba's statement was a false one and he shouldn't blabber off on something he knows nothing about.