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Kerry Choose Edwards

Tue Jul 06, 2004 9:07 pm

Kerry choose Edwards as his VP running mate.



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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Tue Jul 06, 2004 9:55 pm

Not a surprise. Not a bad choice.

 
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Tue Jul 06, 2004 10:04 pm

So it is Lurch and the Ambulance Chaser. This will make for fun time. Of course Edwards said over and over during the primary that he would never accept the VP nomination. Guess he decided to decline it before deciding to accept it.

Truly, Kerry is trying to buy himself some charisma. At the end of the day, John Kerry is still John Kerry and not even John Edwards can change that fact. Edwards has not been subjected to any real scrutiny. He is a one term senator with no other elective office and an ambulance chaser. During the Dem primaries, Edwards showed real inexperience and lack of knowledge about foreign affairs. Kerry probably chose Edwards because he feels superior to him and wants a younger, yes-man to be his running mate. Kerry is so insecure that picking someone of real stature would be a threat to him.

I wonder how the AFL-CIO will take this. They've said Kerry promised them to pick Gephardt and if he didn't there would be hell to pay.

Of course the media will puke up a bunch of polls showing that Lurch is ahead of Bush by at leadt 15%. Polls which have been setup ahead of time to produce said result.

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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Tue Jul 06, 2004 10:10 pm

This was Kerry's best choice. It helps him in the crucial South where his NE liberal image would play very poorly.

The question is how much will Edward's trial lawyer background hurt him in middle America. The Vice Presidential debates should be very exciting.

I believe that Kerry missed a chance to distinguish himself. The 2004 election will be another contest between 4 rich white men all talking about what "real Americans" really need.

 
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Tue Jul 06, 2004 10:26 pm

Just watched the end of Kerry's speech....as the speech ended, they started playing Chuck Berry's mouldy oldie "Johnny B. Goode"...guess that song could apply to either candidate.

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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Tue Jul 06, 2004 10:33 pm

The GOP will hit the ticket with everything they have....their track racord thus far is only the beginning. But John Edwards was truly the best choice. He's the one everyone wanted, he's the most exciting, the most vibrant VP candidate. He's going to inject life, charisma, and excitement into this campaign the way no other VP candidate could.

This is what we needed.

But most of all Edwards has such broad appeal that we now, with this decision, find ourselves in the best position to truly have a chance of winning this November. Kerry and Edwards together make Bush/Cheney look like ghouls. And just listening to Kerry's speech today makes me feel like he is such a leader.....and that Bush....is such a disgraceful joke.

This is what we needed. Bush will throw all he has at Edwards, trying to make people hate him because he's a lawyer no doubt...and they'll trot out the very tired but effective routine of labeling him "dishonest."

They did it with Gore, they're doing it with Kerry, and they'll do it some more with Edwards. Fortunately, things do tend to bounce off Edwards and perhaps....his charm and speaking ability will overcome the excrement that the Bush team is about to throw.


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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Tue Jul 06, 2004 11:02 pm

Oh great.

We now have the one of the most liberal US Senators picking a former trial lawyer. Let's see how long before they start pandering to the Michael Moore ultra-liberal crowd.
 
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Tue Jul 06, 2004 11:59 pm

Who would you rather he picked?


Or should he have just picked someone boring to better Bush's chances?

Bush is scared now I bet. They're calling the Edwards pick Kerry's "worst flip-flop ever."


They're really losing it. The GOP website is a joke and looks like it was put together by a 5-year-old. They're running an ad that features McCain saying positive things about Bush, and yet today McCain said he will not criticise Kerry or Edwards...taking the air right out of Bush's ad.

Bush and Cheney, together, look so much worse than Kerry and Edwards. Bush/Cheney presents a vision of doom and gloom, of depression and fear, of war. Kerry/Edwards is a vision of hope, optimism, real leadership, change, and repaired ties with our allies and an effort to fix the problems at home.


Kerry/Edwards makes me feel hope. Bush/Cheney makes me feel scared. How anyone can support Bush/Cheney, is beyond me. I just hope that we defeat them, and their supporters.
 
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 12:02 am

"The question is how much will Edward's trial lawyer background hurt him in middle America. The Vice Presidential debates should be very exciting.

I believe that Kerry missed a chance to distinguish himself. The 2004 election will be another contest between 4 rich white men all talking about what "real Americans" really need."


Many do not see Edwards as just another rich white guy. While he made it big as a trial lawyer, he grew up in a working class family and worked hard to put himself through college. He's a self-made millionaire, and I respect that.

"Oh great.

We now have the one of the most liberal US Senators picking a former trial lawyer. Let's see how long before they start pandering to the Michael Moore ultra-liberal crowd."


Edwards is far from a far-left liberal. He's a centrist democrat who appeals to many independents.
 
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 12:49 am

Edwards is a safe bet. Dull, but safe.

And I think that the "trial lawyer" attack on him will fail, because Edwards is a very good speaker, and can put the right spin on his career - he came from very humble origins and used his education and hard work to become very successful. In any case, it will be interesting to see how the GOP goes on the attack, and how Edwards will play it out. However, between Kerry,the REAL War Veteran, and Edwards, the guy who pulled himself up by his own bootstrings, the Dems at least have a made-for-TV partnership.

I would have liked to see a woman on a national ticket, but there doesn't appear to be anyone on the Dem side who has a national presence. Ditto for the GOP. National politics are in a sad state of affairs.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 1:09 am

Guess he decided to decline it before deciding to accept it.

A non-issue.

They'll immediately gloss that over with a "America so desperately needs salvation... for the good of the country, I had to do it.." line of bullsh!t; and sadly, most will buy it.




Many do not see Edwards as just another rich white guy. While he made it big as a trial lawyer, he grew up in a working class family and worked hard to put himself through college. He's a self-made millionaire

No offense intended, but you just demonstrated 1st-rate ignorance as to the mental-mechanics of the class warfare crowd:

They couldn't give a flying pigf^ck about how he got to be an old rich white dude... but that he is another old rich white dude.  Yeah sure

Whether daddy gave it to him, he started his own business, he won the lotto, etc is completely irrelevant to that ilk... the most recent example being how badly ultra-lib Californians went after Arnold for not being "in touch with the working class", when everyone and their grandmother knows that he started off with barely the rags on his backside.

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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 1:13 am

During the Dem primaries, Edwards showed real inexperience and lack of knowledge about foreign affairs.

I was looking through your GOP rhetoric-filled post to see anything that might actually be worthy of a discussion until I found that gem above. I'm sure your selective memory makes you forget the utter lack of knowledge in international affairs by Dubya as a candidate. Hell, he didn't even know who was the leader of Pakistan, let alone where it was.

I think Edwards will be refreshing to an otherwise dull campaign on both sides. But like 2000, it feels like another set of crappy choices. We need another Clinton-like candidate, be it in the GOP or DNC.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 1:19 am

I'm sure your selective memory makes you forget the utter lack of knowledge in international affairs by Dubya as a candidate. Hell, he didn't even know who was the leader of Pakistan, let alone where it was.

Which would actually matter if the Kerry/Edwards ticket were running against Governor George W. Bush.

They're not.

They're running against President George W. Bush, who now has much more international experience than both of them combined.

Whether or not you like the President, he IS the President and that experience cannot be overlooked or downplayed.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 1:25 am

Re: They're running against President George W. Bush, who now has much more international experience than both of them combined.

Unfortunately, I don't think anyone would say that President Bush's Foreign policy has been stellar. Rather the opposite, in fact.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 1:32 am

I don't think anyone would say that President Bush's Foreign policy has been stellar. Rather the opposite, in fact.

That's merely your opinion, not a fact. My opinion is different - but again, it's merely my opinion.

Ultimately, it will be up to the American voters to decide who is the better overall candidate.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 1:40 am

"Whether daddy gave it to him, he started his own business, he won the lotto, etc is completely irrelevant to that ilk..."

It may be irrelevant to hard-left blow hards in Nancy Pelosi's office, but its not irrelevant to the vast majority of Americans who DO CARE how someone got to be rich. I'd like to think that hard work and brains DO AMOUNT to something in this country. Its all part of the American dream to make something of yourself from nothing.

As far as Kerry's foreign policy experience is concerned his senatorial record provides enough evidence to support his knowledge and experience in foreign policy. Between him and potential First Lady Theresa Heinz, they could bring back the support of all countries Bush and Cheney have put in a collective state of disgust.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 1:40 am

Re: That's merely your opinion, not a fact.

Yes, it is an opinion - an opinion shared by a great many non-Americans, at whom President Bush's non-stellar foreign policy was directed. While our opinions do not affect the outcome of the election, when considering soberly the success or failure of the foreign policy, two factors should be considered.

1. Did President Bush's foreign policy advance US interests across the world ?

Debatable. I would say not. Reduced levels of cooperation in the war on terror, reduced inward investment into the US, reduced US influence at the UN and in other international fora.

2. Did President Bush's foreign policy improve relations between the US and foreign countries ?

Again, debatable. Offhand I would say no. The standing of the US in the international community has been diminished rather than enhanced, over many issues such as the WTO and subsidies, the International Criminal Court, a trend towards unilateralism, isolationism and protectionism.

These are opinions only, as these things are difficult to measure empirically.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 1:49 am

Picking Edwards was probably a good choice. More moderates will warm to Edwards, and takes a little off the label of "Eastern Liberal" that the GOP will brand the ticket.

Also it gives the ticket a boost to the "younger" crowd. Kerry has the air of "old" politics about him. That's not meant in an insulting way, but he looks like any run-of-the-mill politico. As does "Dubya" and Cheney. Granted Kerry went snowboarding a while back, but it's not the same, as a fresh faced VP pick.

Edwards could easily turn up on MTV and not look silly. I can't see Dick Cheney doing that. (But it would be funny if he did it, and pulled it off.)

The debates will be very interesting to watch, between the VP picks.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 1:53 am

The GOP will hit the ticket with everything they have

And what do you think the Dems do to Bush? Seriously....

DOES NO ONE GET IT THAT THESE PARTIES EACH ATTACK EACH OTHER!?

To insist that one party is a victim while the other is a saint is just plain stupid!

And as for the pick...now we have a choice between a dimwit running with a greedy oil CEO with a dirty mouth kept alive only through the miracle of Disney animatronics vs. a flip-flopping douchebag running with an ambulance chaser. And our third choice is a "consumer advocate" who helps spawn coffee lawsuits, stupid warning labels, and will only hand the election to the dimwit if he gets anywhere. God bless HELP America!

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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 2:03 am

During the Dem primaries, Edwards showed real inexperience and lack of knowledge about foreign affairs.

As compared to a Culture professor? Yes... As compared to GW Bush? NO
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 2:05 am

"During the Dem primaries, Edwards showed real inexperience and lack of knowledge about foreign affairs."

Haha!!! Bush Didn't know shit about foreign policies before he was elected. He hadn't even been otside the US Big grin
Do you call that a man with knowledge???
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 3:07 am

He hadn't even been otside the US

Damn he knows just as little as I do



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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 3:42 am

Edwards will be a big success if he gets that fat livin-high-on-the-hog-on-your-tax-dollars creampuff Cheney to use the F-word in the debates. I can just see the fat lying grump spit the F-word in Edwards' face ! That should go over real well with Mom and Pop.

Oh, and get ready to see a whole dog and pony show of people helped by trial attorneys trotted out - victims of the Love Canal, Woburn, and Times Beach disasters. Should blow the usual clap trap that the GOP trots out about how awful trial attorneys are and how they've singlehandedly raised the price of cigarettes.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 3:46 am

Should blow the usual clap trap that the GOP trots out about how awful trial attorneys are and how they've singlehandedly raised the price of cigarettes.

Just like the clap trap that the dems trot out about the GOP and how greedy businesses are.

Seriously, this proves my point in the "Left, Right, and Freedom" thread. Some people are just "on a mission". I'm convinced both political parties must be paying these members.

(place your bets...how long till jaysit unsuccessfully tries to pin me as a GOP-nut?)

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PS: (reposted from reply #18) And as for the pick...now we have a choice between a dimwit running with a greedy oil CEO with a dirty mouth kept alive only through the miracle of Disney animatronics vs. a flip-flopping douchebag running with an ambulance chaser. And our third choice is a "consumer advocate" who helps spawn coffee lawsuits, stupid warning labels, and will only hand the election to the dimwit if he gets anywhere. God bless HELP America!

EDIT: Forgot to readd the "strike" code for the word bless.

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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 3:53 am

"(place your bets...how long till jaysit unsuccessfully tries to pin me as a GOP-nut?)"

Gosh, you're boring. Placing a bet on you is like placing a bet on whether bread mold is green or grey. Why bother?

"Just like the clap trap that the dems trot out about the GOP and how greedy businesses are."

And that is just as soporific as the stuff you post. See, you and Nancy "ZZZZZ" Pelosi do have something in common.

But the issue here is Edwards and his nomination. Erego, his successes as a trial attorney - which the GOP attack dogs will make an issue of.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 3:57 am

And that is just as soporific as the stuff you post. See, you and Nancy "ZZZZZ" Pelosi do have something in common.

Yes, I'm boring because I'm not a rabid political extremist who fires off the same claptrap about the opposing party over and over again with cheap shots on an aviation forum.  Insane

But the issue here is Edwards and his nomination. Erego, his successes as a trial attorney - which the GOP attack dogs will make an issue of.

I guess in your mind there is no such thing as a Democratic attack dog? The liberals are all angels...and I'm a boring old fence sitter for calling out the stupidity and hypocrisy of both sides and airing that dirty laundry for the undecideds to see.  Insane

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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 4:07 am

"I guess in your mind there is no such thing as a Democratic attack dog?"

Speak for yourself, not me. And attribute your assumptions to the a.net ether.

The issue here is Edwards experience and how the GOP will attack it. Not what some boring old fart from the AFL-CIO will drone on about the evils of big business - which has become such standard election-year speak, I doubt if anyone (even unionized workers) listens to it anymore.

And as far as Democratic attack dogs go, they are pitifully bad. I'd trade in Carville's stupid motor-mouth for Bob Novak's sheer evil genius any day ! Yappy Democratic yorkies versus GOP pit bulls --- no contest in the attack dog pageant.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 5:14 am

The GOP will attack Edwards, as they have done with Kerry. While the GOP seems to be having a field day with Kerry's long senate record (although much of it is done by taking it out of context), he has done well to deflect criticism. I think Edwards will do an even better job. Edwards is a very good stump speaker, and comes across as a very nice, friendly person. He has Bush's charisma, but he has an excellent work ethic and he has a good brain in his head.
 
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 5:23 am

I just find some of these quotes interesting...

Jan. 2004: When asked on NBC's "Today" show whether he'd run as a vice presidential candidate, he ruled it out. "No. No. Final. I don't want to be vice president. I'm running for president." -John Edwards

Feb. 29, 2004: In a debate, Edwards dismissed suggestions that he is quietly vying to be Kerry's running mate. "Oh, no. Oh, no, no. Far from it.” -John Edwards

Edwards said Kerry's policies would run the country "deeper and deeper into deficit,” and said of Kerry, “This is the same old Washington talk that people have been listening to for decades.” -John Edwards

Feb. 3, 2004: “Senator Kerry and I have very different positions on the issue of trade … If we want real change in Washington, we need someone who hasn’t been there for 15-20 years.” -John Edwards

"In the Senate four years, and that is the full extent of public life - no international experience, no military experience - you can imagine what the advertising is going to be next year," Mr. Kerry said of Mr. Edwards just before the Iowa caucuses, adding: "When I came back from Vietnam in 1969, I don't know if John Edwards was out of diapers then. Well, I'm sure he was out of diapers." -John Kerry in the New York Times Slimes

“‘I think the American people want an experienced hand at the helm of state,’ said Kerry, who has spent 19 years in the Senate compared with Edwards’ five. ‘This is not the time for on-the-job training in the White House on national security issues.’” -John Kerry

‘It seems to me there’s a huge amount of money that’s been compiled in his campaign from one particular area of our economy,’ Mr. Kerry said, referring to Mr. Edwards’s support from trial lawyers. ‘People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones." -John Kerry

"I know he was born here and he and I are good trial lawyers together, but he doesn't have nearly the experience to go all the way and really take that White House." -Senator "Fritzout" Hollings
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 5:43 am

"I just find some of these quotes interesting..."

etc etc etc

These pale in comparison to what GW Bush said about Ronald Reagan before he got picked in 1980 as the Veep. Remember the voodoo economics comment?

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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 5:58 am

Well, you know the real looser in this is Hillary.

If for some reason Americans don't think about what they are doing in November and elect the two Jack-arses from the jack ass party to the White House, she will have a really strong contender when she decides to pounce.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 6:03 am

Good show, jaysit. In classic B757300 fashion he'll probably go and sulk for a little while...he knows how to give it, but when people call him on the carpet, he crawls back under a rock.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 6:29 am

Yeah, he really got called on the carpet there....so what you are saying is that it's ok because somebody else did it? Is that not deflecting criticism by pointing out what happened 24 years ago. Besides, GHW Bush publicly recanted those statements, just like Reagan publicly apologized for being a Democrat. Are Kerry and Edwards going to publicly take back everything they said about each other or are we supposed to gloss over their differences and slights about each other? THey said those things, not us.

BTW Will someone say something about exactly what Kerry and Edwards are going to do differently other than be someone other than Bush/Cheney? And what are they going to do to our economy different than Bush (under whom the economy has been recovering from the recession he inherited, in spite of the war) and what different will he do about the War on Terrorists (which Bush is prosecuting without real interest in what the appeasers have to say, which really pisses off the appeasers)?
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 6:31 am

They're running against President George W. Bush, who now has much more international experience than both of them combined.

You seemed to have totally glossed over my point. To say that Edwards is a zero in international affairs is a dumb arguement because the same could be said to Bush when he was running in 2000. My opinion is that he still has a dimwitted outlook on international affairs but nevertheless NOW has the experience.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 8:17 am

Just everybody keep in mind, that Edwards was Kerry's second choice.





John McCain actually had principals and refused to join the democrats.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 8:25 am

Nobody cares Kerry and Edwards critizised eachother a few months ago... that's normal campaign rethoric... what did you expect, that Edwards would say in January " Oh sure if I loose the primaries I'd hope to be chosen by Kerry as his running mate" then everyone would be over him as a weak submissive loser.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 9:55 am

. . . the most recent example being how badly ultra-lib Californians went after Arnold . . .

Dude, have you been hanging out at the voodoo parlors too much? I need to slap the shit out of you someday.

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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 10:01 am

I believe that Kerry missed a chance to distinguish himself. The 2004 election will be another contest between 4 rich white men all talking about what "real Americans" really need.

This is truly one of the saddest truths I've heard on here. It really won't matter who gets elected truthfully, it won't solve most of the problems we have here in the US. It will just be business as usual regardless of whether Kerry or Bush sits in the Whitehouse.

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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 10:53 am

Whispering sweet nothings again 'eh Diamond?

...all these promises and yet, no date/time/planning of delivery-- sorta like the Democrats in this case  Laugh out loud
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 12:42 pm

Dude, have you been hanging out at the voodoo parlors too much? I need to slap the shit out of you someday.

Ok, Diamond, I tolerated your "Did I mention that I hate your politics?" comment to another user awhile back, but this is too far.

Where the hell to you get that self-serving arrogance? Let me clue you in on a secret pal...politics is dirty. REALLY dirty. Do you seriously believe that no ultra-liberals attempted to take down Arnie!? Why the hell would anyone believe that they didn't make an attempt!? It's politics!

It's people like you who foster this "our side is the good guys, their's is the bad guys" crap that really degrade this forum. Take a hint, NEITHER side is the good guy. You're just as evil as the evil conservatives you fight against, and that comment you made cements it!

The DemocRATs and RepubliKKKans have been spinning facts and spreading bullshit to the American people for too long now. Worse, there are members on these boards who kiss the asses of these two parties without question and aid in the spread of the manure.

Question: When will we take back America? At the very least, when will we take back Airliners.net?  Insane

Again, reposted from reply #18: And as for the pick...now we have a choice between a dimwit running with a greedy oil CEO with a dirty mouth kept alive only through the miracle of Disney animatronics vs. a flip-flopping douchebag running with an ambulance chaser. And our third choice is a "consumer advocate" who helps spawn coffee lawsuits, stupid warning labels, and will only hand the election to the dimwit if he gets anywhere. God bless HELP America!

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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 12:54 pm

I believe that Kerry missed a chance to distinguish himself. The 2004 election will be another contest between 4 rich white men all talking about what "real Americans" really need.

Please, talk about a racist statement. There are plenty of reasons why Kerry/Edwards shouldn't be in the White House and being white and rich are not two of them. As for Bush/Cheney, you can have your reasons why not to vote for them but because they're "rich white men" shouldn't be one unless you're a racist like Jesse Jackass or the NAA(L)CP.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Wed Jul 07, 2004 1:43 pm

Should've choosen Vilsack. Then Iowa could've gotten a better gov.
Also, at least Vilsack would've had the same values as Kerry.
Edwards is a loose cannon just like kuzinich is.
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RE: Kerry Choose Edwards

Thu Jul 08, 2004 4:56 am

I am very disappointed due to Edwards' background as a trial lawyer. Tort reform is a critically important issue facing the United States, as runaway jury verdicts have damaged the economy and led to higher costs for things as varied as sports equipment and medical care. Average people can see the effects of the litigation explosion each time they pay a car insurance bill. With Edwards as his vice president, it's hard to imagine that Kerry will make tort reform a priority if elected.
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