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Old 02-12-2008, 01:04 AM
 
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It just makes sense.

If we have a terrorist attack (god forbid) before November, who in the heck is going to want to vote for the guy who's a newbie on national defense?
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Old 02-12-2008, 06:36 AM
 
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It just makes sense.

If we have a terrorist attack (god forbid) before November, who in the heck is going to want to vote for the guy who's a newbie on national defense?
Yeah, You have a good point, It would be strange to have General's and admiral's do the job we pay them for! national defense? We are talking Hillary Clinton versus John McCain right. LOL
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Old 02-12-2008, 07:44 AM
 
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So you hope to have an election with 2 people proven to make incompetent foreign policy decisions.

No thanks.

A newbie successly resolved the most tense, critical moments of the Cold War when his most experienced advisors wanted to take action that most likely would have meant that the concept of MAD (mutually assured destruction) would have not been a concept....
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Old 02-12-2008, 07:56 AM
 
Location: Arizona
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Now the Hillary supporters are turning to the Republican playbook of Fear to try to weane votes.
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Old 02-12-2008, 08:50 AM
 
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Now the Hillary supporters are turning to the Republican playbook of Fear to try to weane votes.


Obama's #1 argument is that he can beat John McCain on foreign policy (because of his Jonny Come Lately moral highground on Iraq). So what's that? Exploitation of the dead for Obama?




An interesting note on "electability vs. McCain" numbers though:

Obama has UNDERPERFORMED on just about every poll vs. actual results so far, while Hillary has OVERPERFORMED. What does that say vis-a-vis the polls Obama supporters keep pointing to?

He simply hasn't expanded his base beyond blacks, affluent liberals, and younger, left-leaning, aspirational independents. Unless you can show me otherwise?
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Old 02-12-2008, 09:02 AM
 
Location: Houston, Texas
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Yea how interesting. John McAmnesty McBush knows little about evading capture. Since he has no flying skills or survival skills not to mention skills to stay out of enemy hands, that makes him a bad choice to run us into war again. What does he know about war? The first one he was in he spent in prison for 5 years while it went on around him.

War smore he says.....he is more interested in keeping going the great stampede northbound simular to the great Wildebeest stampede on the Serengeti Plains. Open borders is where his heart is. Come one come all.

The fact that he is getting all this support tells me that the majority of the American people want the same thing. So who am I to complain to close the borders?

Billery I have no idea nor would I believe anything what she said.
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Old 02-12-2008, 09:12 AM
 
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Well, one thing we CAN look forward to in a McCain vs. Obama match up is "who can show they have the least foreign policy acumen?"

Obama: “I would immediately call the president of Mexico, the president of Canada, to try to amend NAFTA, because I think that we can get labor agreements in that agreement right now.”

McCain: “I was in a conference in Germany over the weekend and President Putin of Germany gave one of the old Cold War style speeches.”

I'd expect the latter from Obama, not McCain. Seeing as how Obama has been so busy running for president he hasn't managed to make it over to Europe during his tenure as Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Subcommittee on European Affairs., he might be the one forgetting who led Germany, not McCain.
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Old 02-12-2008, 09:24 AM
 
Location: Louisville KY Metro area
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desertsun, you must be the most _____ person. While you make some good points, any person who set foot in or over Viet Nam between 1945 and 1980 with an American heart is a hero to me! It's blabber mouths such as you who fail to understand the sacrifice those great men and women made for guys such as me who didn't have to go. I am ashamed of people such as you for making such pitiful statements about any person's courage. You obviously have failed history. Those such as you who failed history are bound to repeat those failures again. I salute every American who had the guts to ever put themselves in the line of fire to take a bullet so people such as you can say stupid derogatory remarks about them!
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Old 02-12-2008, 09:24 AM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
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It just makes sense.

If we have a terrorist attack (god forbid) before November, who in the heck is going to want to vote for the guy who's a newbie on national defense?
Hahaha....you are pretty much implying that if our own gov't attacks us before November's election whom shall we vote for? Well, no wonder Obama keeps getting voters who are educated and earn well over 50K. That's due to the fact that none of them are sold off by this so called [FEAR POLITICS]. Watch all the presidential movies ever made and you will find one common thing: They [presidents] don't do anything besides give their best judgement. CIA, FBI, NSC and other gov't entities brief the president when there's a crisis of this nature.

**Bush was previously a governor...what did he do after 9/11, if i'm correct, he authorized attacks against Iraq. What do we know about Iraq today? Ooops, he made a wrong judgement based on CIA and NSC reports.
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Old 02-12-2008, 09:26 AM
 
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Obama's #1 argument is that he can beat John McCain on foreign policy (because of his Jonny Come Lately moral highground on Iraq). So what's that? Exploitation of the dead for Obama?
Many of us agree with "Jonny Come Lately" because it is a fundamental difference.

You call it exploiting the dead, the rest of us call it acknowledging bad policy and being sound enough to note promote such bad policies.

Oh wait, I forgot, I'm supposed to be scared.

Time to ramp up the terra alerts, they have been collecting dust since the '04 race...
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