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michaelphoenix2

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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:34:48 AM

Please state who you think should be the nominee for each party for president for 2016.

Name Who and why you think they should be the Dem/Rep nominee
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AC-302
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2013 8:50:24 PM

While I like Marco Rubio for President, I don't think he can capture the hispanic vote. My Mexican friends tell me that since he is Cuban, Mexican-Americans won't vote for him.

On the Democrat side, Hillary Clinton would be an excellent choice, if you wanted your side to lose big-time.

Honestly? I don't see are any truly good candidates the left nor the right. What I see are political hacks jockeying for position.
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stlhawk
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2013 2:36:36 PM

I would like to see a throwback election like we had in the 60's. Pat Paulson and Mickey Mouse. I do not care which is the Republican and which is the Democrat. One is dead and one is fictional so they could not do any worse than the people we have elected now.
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therder
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2013 2:23:50 PM

If Scott Brown runs for Governor of Mass. and wins then it positions him to run for President in 2016.
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 3:05:22 PM

It sure as someone made little green apples shouldnt be this one -
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>>>Susteren, outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued the theme that, during the Bush administration, requests for monies from Congress to secure embassies and consulates were rejected.

When asked by Van Susteren whether, in the wake of the Benghazi attack in which four American diplomats were murdered, Americans could now feel safe or satisfied that our consulates, embassies, and diplomats are secure, Clinton responded: Well, as to the first question, you know, the accountability review board made a set of recommendations. We are embracing and implementing all of them, and making sure that we apply them.

Now, it's not all a question of money. I am the first to say that. You know, you have to have the right people and the right job, making the right decisions. But money is a factor. And ever since the Bush administration, our requests for security monies from Congress have not been met. So you've had to make priority decisions. And it's been difficult.

So I am determined to leave the State Department safer and stronger when I walk out the door. And I know that John Kerry will just pick up the ball and run with it.

In October, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Diplomatic Security Charlene Lamb testified that the size of the attack, and not the money, was the central issue. When asked, at that hearing, whether there was any budget consideration that led her not to increase the security force, Lamb responded, “No,” and added, “This was an unprecedented attack in size.”

In response to yet another question about budgetary issues, Lamb replied, “Sir, if it’s a volatile situation, we will move assets to cover that.”<<<

When was she lying? Do you want a person who cant give the same answer to the same question twice in a row?


Maybe some people need to get their priorities straight.
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>>>The raging debate on Capitol Hill over the Libya consulate attack has put a spotlight on the State Department's security spending, with some questioning whether money spent on electric cars and green-embassy programs could have been put to better use.

Federal contract records show the department in May spent $108,000 on Chevy Volt charging stations for the American Embassy in Vienna. It apparently was part of a broader program to make diplomatic posts more energy efficient, and the upgrades and electric cars were on full display at a gala a few days after that contract was signed.

But Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa., is scrutinizing the spending in light of concerns that the State Department turned down requests for more security in eastern Libya in the run-up to the Sept. 11 attack that killed four Americans. <<<

It looks like electric cars are more important than the lives of Ambassadors to the liberals.
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michaelphoenix2
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 2:56:36 PM

@THERDER --- True, Unless things turn around quickly for the GOP they essentially have to run the board every year with the swing states, in order to even have a chance.
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therder
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:57:00 PM

It may not matter who the Republican nominee is. They will face such a disadvantage in the electoral college map. The recent attempts to get around this by tying electoral votes to gerrymandered districts show how big a problem this is for Republicans.
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PopcornPirate
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 9:45:53 AM

""Popcorn, was that kinda like fingernails on a chalkboard? Hear it again... Ellen Degeneres and Rosie Odonnell... lol... ""
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 9:14:44 AM

Here's one for the Dem's :

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez
After all, the major media already has his back (_side)
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regulate_now
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 1:26:53 PM

Popcorn, was that kinda like fingernails on a chalkboard? Hear it again... Ellen Degeneres and Rosie Odonnell... lol...
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jdhelm
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 10:14:46 AM

joy blowhard and whopsie golddigger - and it wouldnt matter in which position, they both know everything when they had bho on their show 2-3 times, plus barbar waller for sec of state
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Zimcity
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:58:17 AM

Stephen Colbert
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PopcornPirate
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:11:51 AM

""Ellen Degeneres and Rosie Odonnell... ""EEEEEEEEEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWW.....!!!!!!
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regulate_now
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:09:39 PM

Ellen Degeneres and Rosie Odonnell...
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MiddletownMarty
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:04:48 PM

Hillary Clinton for President with Chris Christie as her running mate.
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noseatbelt
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 5:53:12 PM

2016? right now, we need to worry about the country surviveing another four years of obama.
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regulate_now
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 9:58:30 AM

Dems - Eva Longoria for pres with Joy Behar as Veep... What a pair!
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PopcornPirate
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 9:27:58 AM

Republican - Chris Christie President / Marco Rubio - Vice President
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PatAZ
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 8:25:08 AM

It would be better to worry about getting there first.
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