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« on: July 09, 2008, 08:47:59 pm »
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I have a deal: I'll say something nice about Senator McCain, and ask my other Democratic/left-leaning indies to do the same.  In return, I'll ask the GOP posters do do the same about Senator Obama.  I'll go first: John McCain was very polite when I ran into him in an airport a few years back, and took thirty seconds or so out of his day to talk to me.

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« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2008, 08:49:35 pm »
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John McCain has served his country well, and with honor.
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« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2008, 08:53:57 pm »
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Well this thread will go well. Roll Eyes
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« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2008, 08:55:42 pm »
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I like this thread.  It's a little first-grade, but the environment here for the last week has been pre-kindergarten at best.  A little humility is warranted, I think.

Let's publicly scorn the first person to @%#! it up.
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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2008, 08:55:48 pm »
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Obama can read a teleprompter well, and comes across calm and composed even when upping the wattage in his cadence, which is not easy to do. I think Obama also has a cautious temperament, which is reassuring given his sometimes rather disquieting on and off agenda for those of us who get worried when it is "on."

That is about the best I can do gang. I hope it passes muster. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2008, 08:56:56 pm »
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I like this thread.  It's a little first-grade, but the environment here for the last week has been pre-kindergarten at best.  A little humility is warranted, I think.

Let's publicly scorn the first person to @%#! it up.

So who are YOU going to say something nice about. Tongue
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« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2008, 08:57:21 pm »
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John McCain excels in the town hall style forum and is really a pretty good orator when not facing the teleprompter. He is also a genuine nice guy.
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« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2008, 08:57:43 pm »
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Where do indies fit into this?
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« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2008, 08:58:03 pm »
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McCain is....

er

McCain can.....uhm...

McCain will.....uhh....


yeah I cant do this.
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« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2008, 08:59:18 pm »
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Well, that took exactly 7 minutes and 49 seconds, or two responses, to get backhanded.  Oh well Wink

And, hell, I'll say something nice about virtually anyone.  Obama seems to fight for community causes with an even-handed temperament and he is not a zealot.  McCain served this country with honor and dignity, and has clearly advocated causes of deep principle.  I hear Bob Barr makes a mean turkey sandwich.

Humanity is generally a pretty lovely thing.
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« Reply #10 on: July 09, 2008, 08:59:56 pm »
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Where do indies fit into this?

You don't like either of them, do you?  Well, try both of them.

Oh, and as a bonus, I'll do President Bush: the National Do Not Call List was a good idea.
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« Reply #11 on: July 09, 2008, 09:01:50 pm »
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Oh, and as a bonus, I'll do President Bush: the National Do Not Call List was a good idea.

He did that?  Huh.  Never knew that.  That's a good one, actually; one of the few things in politics that's actually improved my quality of life.  Spuriously constitutional, maybe, but everyone has their niche.
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« Reply #12 on: July 09, 2008, 09:03:46 pm »
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McCain gets props for managing to get the nod despite people saying he had less chance than Ron Paul at the start. Also he at least *tries* to look different than Bush. That's a start, now if he could actually BE the moderate maverick people portray him as...

Obama? Well that's a tough one. Well his wife is better looking than Bush/McCain's wife and isn't a stepford wife. Also, I like how he makes conservatives work overtime coming up with new attacks on him.
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« Reply #13 on: July 09, 2008, 09:04:23 pm »
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The Do not call list and making Michael Moore sh**t himself were the two good things done by Bush.
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« Reply #14 on: July 09, 2008, 09:14:51 pm »
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McCain is a surprisingly good campaigner as his primary comeback showed. Also I respect him as a candidate (the republicans infuriated me in being smart and choosing the only candidate that could stand a chance in November) and feel that he would genuinely work hard for the American people if elected. He is a politician that remains an independent thinker as much as is possible for a politician in today's world.
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« Reply #15 on: July 09, 2008, 09:15:49 pm »
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NEVER!!!!!!



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« Reply #16 on: July 09, 2008, 09:17:46 pm »
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I've just posted some good things about Obama.
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« Reply #17 on: July 09, 2008, 09:51:51 pm »
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McCain is a great man and a war hero who really values this country's armed forces and its people. I think he is also very polite and humble as well.
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« Reply #18 on: July 09, 2008, 09:54:40 pm »
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Barack Obama does a great job of heightening racial tensions and exploting his race.  He also has an amazing sense of self-confidence.
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« Reply #19 on: July 09, 2008, 09:56:39 pm »
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McCain has a good-looking trophy wife.
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« Reply #20 on: July 09, 2008, 09:59:24 pm »
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I like this thread.  It's a little first-grade, but the environment here for the last week has been pre-kindergarten at best.  A little humility is warranted, I think.

Let's publicly scorn the first person to @%#! it up.


Barack Obama does a great job of heightening racial tensions and exploting his race.  He also has an amazing sense of self-confidence.

Let the scorning begin!
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« Reply #21 on: July 09, 2008, 10:00:48 pm »
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I like this thread.  It's a little first-grade, but the environment here for the last week has been pre-kindergarten at best.  A little humility is warranted, I think.

Let's publicly scorn the first person to @%#! it up.


Barack Obama does a great job of heightening racial tensions and exploting his race.  He also has an amazing sense of self-confidence.

Let the scorning begin!
I wasn't the first, that would be MATCHU I believe, 7 mins and 48 secs in as Alcon noted ;P, Soulty was the first one not to praise Obama
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« Reply #22 on: July 09, 2008, 10:02:13 pm »
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I like this thread.  It's a little first-grade, but the environment here for the last week has been pre-kindergarten at best.  A little humility is warranted, I think.

Let's publicly scorn the first person to @%#! it up.


Barack Obama does a great job of heightening racial tensions and exploting his race.  He also has an amazing sense of self-confidence.

Let the scorning begin!
I wasn't the first, that would be MATCHU I believe, 7 mins and 48 secs in as Alcon noted ;P, Soulty was the first one not to praise Obama

MATCHU abstained as did Soulty.

O.K. let's not hijack this thread.
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« Reply #23 on: July 09, 2008, 10:04:50 pm »
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This whole thread is absolutley absurd, politics isn't about playing nice and praising the other guy, Obama is trash and deserves to be treated as such until he does more than be black.
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« Reply #24 on: July 09, 2008, 10:07:40 pm »
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......and it's done...
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