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I guess we no longer have a poll feature?

Anyway... am I the only one who feels candidate-less and hoping to see a worthy independant candidate in the presidential race? I realize with the electoral college system I would be throwing my vote away, but I AM a voter and I refuse to NOT vote or vote FOR someone I don't support.
 

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Ok you have two ugly chicks working in the same office. The company hires a real hot chick to work with the two ugly ones. Are the ugly ones going to help the hot one? Never ever Same thing goes in Washington.
 

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Who would you like to see run as an independent fs?

Romney? Ain't gonna happen. He's a loyal Republican and he's got his sights set on 2012.

Bloomberg?

Nader?


GOP voters might as well just stay home... a liberal is gettin' elected president this year and there ain't much you can do about it. :?

Look on the bright side though... you'll have a guaranteed 4 years to b!tch and moan! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
 

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... a liberal is gettin' elected president this year and there ain't much you can do about it. :?
Just a few weeks ago you were calling McCain the best conservative choice.
:eek: What happened to change your mind?

The way I see it is we now have to weigh the candidates and decide who is the lesser of three liberals. Would you rather have McCain, a traitor in many ways but someone who will stand up for the defense of our country, or one of the totally looney socialists who will sell us out to their new global governance?
 

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I would think that it's possible whoever loses on the Dem side will run independant.

Hillary or Obama. They both have enough money and backing to run.

Could be a 3 way race.
 

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I highly doubt that one of the Dems would turn around and run as an independent. That would be cutting their own throat with the party and it would insure a Republican victory.

You are dead right and they would also be finished politially as they would be considered UN - American. :lol:
 

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Lieberman won his re-election as an independent and doesn't tow the party line on Iraq and terrorism so he has been shunned by the Democrats. He isn't allowed to participate in the convention this summer.

Watching tv tonight, it is being reported that the Clintons are very worried that Al Gore will poke them in the eye and endorse Obama. Gore is a super delegate and it is no secret that the Gores despise the Clintons. Nothing like a little disfunction in the family to keep things interesting.
 

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Watching tv tonight, it is being reported that the Clintons are very worried that Al Gore will poke them in the eye and endorse Obama. Gore is a super delegate and it is no secret that the Gores despise the Clintons. Nothing like a little disfunction in the family to keep things interesting.
I think the hard feelings go back to Al Gore's 2000 election bid. He rebuffed the Clintons' offer to back him because their approval ratings were so low he thought they would be a deficit... And Hillary never forgets.

At least he didn't end up in a park with a bullet in his head or insane - in a drug induced state of terror curled up in the fetal position locked in a railroad berth like Norman Hsu. :(
 

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DBAppraiser said:
Lieberman won his re-election as an independent and doesn't tow the party line on Iraq and terrorism so he has been shunned by the Democrats. He isn't allowed to participate in the convention this summer.

Watching tv tonight, it is being reported that the Clintons are very worried that Al Gore will poke them in the eye and endorse Obama. Gore is a super delegate and it is no secret that the Gores despise the Clintons. Nothing like a little disfunction in the family to keep things interesting.
Joe 'mentum' Lieberman is publically backing a member of another party. Democratic Party bylaws (and I'd have to check on the GOP bylaws) state that Super Delegates can vote/back any candidate in the party. Backing an opposing party candidate puts Joe 'mentum' squarely outside the bylaws, and so he is not going to be at the convention.
Simple.
He holds some committee seats, and caucuses with the party, and so 'shunned' may be some more spin DBA. While there are members who despise him, he still has some national support from Blue Dogs, and until he is stripped of party membership, committee assignments and caucuses with the knuckle draggers, he's just a left leaning independant.

When he lost in the primary last year, he formed a Connecticut for Lieberman party, and so technically, that is what he is.

I''d also like to mention that Tom Lantos died today, a truly honorable and decent human being who will be missed. :cry:
 
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