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Why Obama will lose in the fall

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Re: Why Obama will lose in the fall
« Reply #740 on: September 18, 2008, 09:17:02 PM »
What do those of you who have served think of this?  It's a genuine question.  To me, it seems crassly exploitative, but I'm curious about what you have to say.

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Re: Why Obama will lose in the fall
« Reply #741 on: September 18, 2008, 10:12:12 PM »
Yoko Ono equated fetuses with tumors. 

Fun fact. 

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Re: Why Obama will lose in the fall
« Reply #742 on: September 18, 2008, 11:36:10 PM »
and aye thought aye was the only one yesterday who gave support to mccain and changed his mind upon whom he was going to back. [/color] ;)

got to keep this interesting...
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Top Clinton fundraiser backs McCain over Obama
By ANN SANNER Ė 1 day ago

WASHINGTON (AP) ó A top Hillary Rodham Clinton fundraiser threw her support behind Republican John McCain on Wednesday, saying he will lead the country in a centrist fashion and accusing the Democrats of becoming too extreme.

"I believe that Barack Obama, with MoveOn.org and Nancy Pelosi and Howard Dean, has taken the Democratic Party ó and they will continue to ó too far to the left," Lynn Forester de Rothschild said. "I'm not comfortable there."

Rothschild is also a member of the Democratic National Committee's Platform Committee. She said she would be stepping down from her position on the committee but will not switch political parties.

Clinton spokeswoman Kathleen Strand said in an e-mail that the New York senator disagrees with Rothschild's decision to endorse McCain.

"Senator Clinton has been criss-crossing the country and doing whatever she can to make the very clear case that the Obama-Biden ticket represents the new ideas and positive change we need right now, and the McCain-Palin ticket does not," Strand said in the e-mail.

Rothschild said she was excited by the prospect of a woman being in the White House, even though she and Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin disagree on issues. The Alaska governor opposes abortion except in the case of a threat to the mother's life. Rothschild said she supports abortion rights.

"I believe that the McCain-Palin government will be a centrist government," Rothschild said. "It's not going to be an ideological government."

Rothschild is a member of the DNC's Democrats Abroad chapter and splits her time living in London and New York. She was one of Clinton's top fundraisers, bringing in more than $100,000 for her presidential campaign. She built a multimillion-dollar telecommunications company before marrying international banker Sir Evelyn de Rothschild.

Rothschild said she has not discussed her support for McCain with Clinton.

"I'm sure she is not pleased with what I'm doing today," she said. "But you know what? I have to do what I believe in."







aye agree with this fine upstanding democrat...who has also turned to mccain...

anybody understanding now????




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Re: Why Obama will lose in the fall
« Reply #743 on: September 18, 2008, 11:51:20 PM »
Yoko Ono equated fetuses with tumors. 

Fun fact. 

OMG, maybe I'm Yoko Ono!

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Re: Why Obama will lose in the fall
« Reply #744 on: September 19, 2008, 12:35:41 AM »
Yoko Ono equated fetuses with tumors. 

Fun fact. 

which explains why she is remembered not for her intelligence, but for being married to a famous dead white guy

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Re: Why Obama will lose in the fall
« Reply #745 on: September 19, 2008, 12:41:39 AM »
Yoko Ono equated fetuses with tumors. 

Fun fact. 

which explains why she is remembered not for her intelligence, but for being married to a famous dead white guy

I believe you were the one who inaugurated the comparison here, fwiw.

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Re: Why Obama will lose in the fall
« Reply #746 on: September 19, 2008, 10:08:50 AM »
What do those of you who have served think of this?  It's a genuine question.  To me, it seems crassly exploitative, but I'm curious about what you have to say.

not a high point in his campaign to be sure. he could easily have substituted his usual story with this one without making use of the dog tags.  it is difficult to abuse the war hero cachet, but is seems he has accomplished it with this rather embarrassing piece of posturing.

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Re: Why Obama will lose in the fall
« Reply #747 on: September 19, 2008, 10:25:51 AM »
This is less upsetting to me than the McCain's side belief that his experience in Vietnam qualifies him to be president. 

Exploitative, yes, but at least he publicly acknowledges that soldiers die.  Honest change from the Bush policy of hiding flag draped caskets while they make *&^% up about Jessica Lynch. 


Re: Why Obama will lose in the fall
« Reply #748 on: September 19, 2008, 03:10:38 PM »
In my opinion, McCain's military service is much more relevant to providing responsible leadership for our country than Obama's.  Obama talks a good game, but what does he really stand for?  All the "change change change" talk....what is he really capable of changing in Washington.  Perhaps the common people WANT change, but at the end of the day, he is still a politician like all the rest, and a fairly untried one at that.  I'll take a proven American hero over that any day of the week.

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Re: Why Obama will lose in the fall
« Reply #749 on: September 19, 2008, 03:25:42 PM »
As the only true conservative on this board I feel I must say what canít not be said by our partyís leadership: This whole McCain/Palin thing is yet another example of how McCain is not a true conservative. For Christís sakes he nominated a woman for VP. A WOMAN. WTF? Where are the religious right, the base of the party, this is a sin in the eyes of god a woman place is in home caring for the children. Its this kind of mindset and liberal thinking that has ruined the party for me. Now that Strom Thurman is dead, I guess Iíll just have to write in Pat Buchanís name when I vote.  That or Iíll switch back my affiliation to Tory.