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Old 11-23-2007, 12:14 AM   #901
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1-Casual drug users will have a claim that drugs should be legalized ,or may feel they shouldn't be arrested because Obama used drugs in the past
The fact that the conservatives get an errection over locking people up for making choices about what they put in their bodies is enough of a case, punish dealers not users.
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Bill Clinton admitted smoking pot.

15 years ago.

Slippery slope negotiated.

Next.
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The fact that the conservatives get an errection over locking people up for making choices about what they put in their bodies is enough of a case, punish dealers not users.
I agree.
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If Obama's not saying it's OK to do drugs now, what's the problem?
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Zogby: Hillary Defeatable by 5 GOP Frontrunners


All five of the leading Republican presidential candidates — including John McCain — would beat Democrat Hillary Clinton in a head-to-head match-up, according to a surprising new poll from Zogby International.

But Barack Obama outpolled all five GOP hopefuls — Rudy Giuliani, Mitt Romney, Fred Thompson, Mike Huckabee, and McCain.

The national poll of nearly 10,000 people — about equally divided between Democrats and Republicans, with about one-quarter independents — is more bad news for longtime front-runner Clinton. It shows that she’s slipping not only in Iowa and several other early caucus or primary states, but across the country as well.

And it appears to confirm the fears of many Democratic stalwarts that candidate Hillary does not offer the party its best chance to win the White House.

Asked whom they would choose in a race between Giuliani and Clinton, 43 percent of respondents said Giuliani and 39.4 percent chose Clinton, with 14.6 percent opting for “someone else” and 3 percent selecting “will not vote/not sure.”

Romney outpolled Clinton by a margin of 43.1 percent to 39.9 percent; Thompson beat out Hillary by a similar margin, 43.2 percent to 39.6 percent; and Mike Huckabee bested Clinton by a solid margin of 44.3 percent to 38.5 percent.

McCain, who trailed Clinton 45 percent to 43 percent in a July Zogby poll, has pulled ahead of the Democrat in the new poll, winning 42.1 of the vote compared to Clinton’s 37.6 percent.

But when the GOP hopefuls are matched up against Obama, the Illinois Democrat beats Giuliani by a margin of 46 percent to 40 percent, Romney (45.8 percent to 39.9 percent), Thompson (46.4 percent to 39.9 percent), Huckabee (45.8 percent to 39.6 percent), and McCain (44.8 percent to 38.2 percent.

Another bad sign for Hillary: John Edwards, who runs third in the polls behind Clinton and Obama, also outpolled all five leading Republicans, although by smaller margins than Obama.


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It seems pretty clear that the most electable candidate for the Dems is Barack Obama.

He'll absolutely smoke any of the GOP candidates.

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Alright then. I guess there's a point there and I just missed it.
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classy post Gina.
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He'll absolutely smoke any of the GOP candidates.


No, I'm pretty sure he wouldnt. The days of close presidential elections and Reagen or Clinton landslides are over, at least for quite a while. The country is simply too divided right now. No matter who the nominees are, it will be a very close race.
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Looks a little more like pretty boy Edwards to me.
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No, I'm pretty sure he wouldnt. The days of close presidential elections and Reagen or Clinton landslides are over, at least for quite a while. The country is simply too divided right now. No matter who the nominees are, it will be a very close race.
I think the country is very eager to turn it over to a different party, providing there's a good candidate. People are sick of Bush.
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I think the country is very eager to turn it over to a different party, providing there's a good candidate. People are sick of Bush.
They were also eager last fall and elected a completely incompetent Congress, which I think may be a blessing in disguise for the GOP. Hopefully America will look at who they elected last fall and realize the total lack of leadership or accomplishment, and decide they don't want that in the White House.
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Who's fault for the most part is it that things couldn't get accomplished?

The resisting GOP congressmen and the man vetoing the bills.

And they know that.
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Hopefully America will look at who they elected last fall and realize the total lack of leadership or accomplishment, and decide they don't want that in the White House.
Change "last fall" to 2004 or 2000, and that's how I feel about the Republican party (as the candidates for this election are pretty much just going to follow in Bush's footsteps for the most part). I agree that people have been frustrated with the Democratic Congress, you're right about that...but phillyfan26 is right, it's not entirely their fault that they haven't gotten things done, and while we're frustrated with the Democrats, we're completely pissed off at and sick to death of the Bush administration and those who follow their line of thinking. And I'd rather be frustrated than completely pissed off, personally.

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