Welcome Guest! To enable all features please Login or Register.

Notification

Icon
Error

6 Pages«<456
Options
View
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline Dev  
#76 Posted : Wednesday, June 4, 2008 1:01:44 AM(UTC)
Dev


Rank: Member

Reputation:

Groups: Registered
Joined: 8/17/2004(UTC)
Posts: 2,141
Man
Location: Dublin, Ireland

Obama has take the Democratic nomination it's official. Clinton is out of the race. Link 

No wait, sorry she is staying in the race!

Offline FSeven  
#77 Posted : Wednesday, June 4, 2008 1:14:21 AM(UTC)
FSeven


Rank: Member

Reputation:

Groups: Registered
Joined: 5/13/2008(UTC)
Posts: 176
Location: Dirty Jersey

This chick STILL won't concede? Jeebus...

Worst thing Obama could do is to make Hillary his running mate. I'm personally hoping for John Edwards. 

And I'm ecstatic that Obama has won. 

Offline amdcrankitup  
#78 Posted : Wednesday, June 4, 2008 1:26:16 AM(UTC)
amdcrankitup


Rank: Advanced Member

Reputation:

Groups: Registered
Joined: 2/29/2008(UTC)
Posts: 1,826
Location: South Carolina

Was thanked: 1 time(s) in 1 post(s)

FSeven wrote:

This chick STILL won't concede? Jeebus...

Worst thing Obama could do is to make Hillary his running mate. I'm personally hoping for John Edwards. 

And I'm ecstatic that Obama has won. 

I with you Fseven kick her to the curb and get John Edawrds![:#]

Offline FSeven  
#79 Posted : Wednesday, June 4, 2008 1:50:59 AM(UTC)
FSeven


Rank: Member

Reputation:

Groups: Registered
Joined: 5/13/2008(UTC)
Posts: 176
Location: Dirty Jersey

Let's hope amd. [:)]

Just wanted to post some 'By the Numbers' facts I've consolidated from the past few weeks from one of my favorite political websites, DailyKOS.

Just some quick numbers for folks to consider:

Increase in the number of disabled veterans since 2001: 25%  (Source: AP via The Week)

Actual number of disabled veterans: 2.9 million  (Source: AP via The Week)

Average price of a gallon of gas when George W. Bush was appointed president by the Supreme Court: $1.46 

(Source: USA Today)

Increase in airline fuel efficiency between 2000 and 2006: 23% 

(Source: DOT via USA Today)

Increase in motor vehicle fuel efficiency in the same period: 2% 

(Source: DOT via USA Today)

Increase in gas prices from a year ago: 35% 

(Source: Parade)

Increase in food costs from a year ago: 5% 

(Source: Parade)

Expected increase in health care premiums in 2008: 10% 

(Source: Parade)

Percent of taco shells used in Mexican Taco Bell restaurants that are shipped from America: 100% 

(Source: Harper's Index)

Chance that a U.S. public school accepts advertising from corporations that sell junk food: 2-in-3 

(Source: Harper's Index)

Chance that these schools end up getting any money from the advertisements: 1-in-4  (Source: Harper's Index)

Percent of Senate votes by John McCain in 2008 that have supported President Bush's views: 100% (95% in 2007)  (Source: Think Progress)

Percent of American voters who say America's best days are in the past: 47%  (Source: Rasmussen Reports)

Percent who say America's best days are ahead: 38% 

(Source: Rasmussen Reports)

Amount Rudy Giuliani's campaign spent to win one Republican delegate: $48 million 

(Source: Harper's Index)

Amount it would have cost him to win the nomination at that rate, expressed as a percentage of Bill Gates' net worth: 97%  (Source: Harper's Index)

Number of times in the past week that Jenna Bush has shouted, "Henry, where's my goddam supper!!?": 3

Offline amdcrankitup  
#80 Posted : Wednesday, June 4, 2008 2:06:59 AM(UTC)
amdcrankitup


Rank: Advanced Member

Reputation:

Groups: Registered
Joined: 2/29/2008(UTC)
Posts: 1,826
Location: South Carolina

Was thanked: 1 time(s) in 1 post(s)

FSeven wrote:

Let's hope amd. Smile

I think thats all we can do at this point.I think that we needed to 1st put an end to the Bush, Clinton Era and I cant say its a cure but it could be a start in the right direction!

This would have been scarier!!!

 

Offline Dev  
#81 Posted : Wednesday, June 4, 2008 9:14:30 PM(UTC)
Dev


Rank: Member

Reputation:

Groups: Registered
Joined: 8/17/2004(UTC)
Posts: 2,141
Man
Location: Dublin, Ireland

Ok, now Clinton says she will concede and endorse Obama on Saturday. They have Taco Bell's in Mexico? I remebemer a decade ago we used to have Lucky Charms in Ireland. Nobody ate them!

Offline peguro  
#82 Posted : Thursday, June 5, 2008 10:41:17 AM(UTC)
peguro


Rank: Member

Reputation:

Groups: Registered
Joined: 6/2/2008(UTC)
Posts: 3

I agree Obama seems to be a strong candidate.

Offline amdcrankitup  
#83 Posted : Friday, June 6, 2008 3:55:24 PM(UTC)
amdcrankitup


Rank: Advanced Member

Reputation:

Groups: Registered
Joined: 2/29/2008(UTC)
Posts: 1,826
Location: South Carolina

Was thanked: 1 time(s) in 1 post(s)

Now Hillary,s I guess running for Vice President kinda sorta.Dang that be like she would be 1st Lady Again! Obama be the Pres and she be his Monika! Thats scary. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqmLLSB0Q1g

 

Maybe he needs John Edwards as a running mate Keep it Simple!

Just to let you know its not a Gender thing its a Hillary thing.I just think Hillary is sneaky and has too much of its all about me going on.

Offline Crisis Causer  
#84 Posted : Friday, June 6, 2008 5:46:41 PM(UTC)
Crisis Causer


Rank: Member

Reputation:

Groups: Registered
Joined: 8/15/2002(UTC)
Posts: 1,652
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Edwards is kind of too simple though.  He is now the poster boy for standard VP because of last election.  I don't think it would hurt him too much but he had his shot, so to speak. 

Offline Dev  
#85 Posted : Friday, June 6, 2008 10:09:01 PM(UTC)
Dev


Rank: Member

Reputation:

Groups: Registered
Joined: 8/17/2004(UTC)
Posts: 2,141
Man
Location: Dublin, Ireland

 It would be hippocritical of Obama to put Clinton on the ticket. The main focus of his campaign is change. He has said in the past that the Clinton's subscribe to the old politics doctrine. Therefore putting Clinton as veepee dismisses any chance of change in Washington.

Offline amdcrankitup  
#86 Posted : Wednesday, June 18, 2008 2:33:03 AM(UTC)
amdcrankitup


Rank: Advanced Member

Reputation:

Groups: Registered
Joined: 2/29/2008(UTC)
Posts: 1,826
Location: South Carolina

Was thanked: 1 time(s) in 1 post(s)

 

Tim Russert

NBC News

updated 5:28 p.m. ET, Fri., June. 13, 2008

Tim Russert was the Managing Editor and Moderator of "Meet the Press" and political analyst for "NBC Nightly News" and the "TODAY" program. He anchored "The Tim Russert Show," a weekly interview program on MSNBC. Russert also served as senior vice president and Washington bureau chief of NBC News.

He died Friday, June 13 at the Washington D.C. bureau. He was 58

Now things have changed! Who will keep our leadership in this country on their toes and answering the tough questions for their actions!Trying to keep them honest and making them answer to US the American People. I think we lost an advocate for the American People.

1950-2008
Moderator, "Meet the Press"
Anchor, MSNBC
Senior Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief, NBC News

 

Offline Eric  
#87 Posted : Wednesday, June 18, 2008 6:30:48 AM(UTC)
Eric


Rank: Member

Reputation:

Groups: Registered
Joined: 6/22/2005(UTC)
Posts: 832
Location: United States, Ohio

Im not really sure of who im going to be supporting as of now, both canidates have qualities I like and dont like. Need to watch some more debates etc. before november.  Hehe 1st time im eligible to vote too :D

 

Offline Savage Animal  
#88 Posted : Wednesday, June 18, 2008 3:57:09 PM(UTC)
Savage Animal


Rank: Member

Reputation:

Groups: Registered
Joined: 3/17/2008(UTC)
Posts: 360
Location: Upstate New York

I don't care for Obama's stance on gun control, but I cannot vote for more of the same. We need a third party, and a fourth for that matter. This two party system realy is a bunch of crap. It's no choice at all.

 

Offline Crisis Causer  
#89 Posted : Thursday, June 19, 2008 6:19:24 AM(UTC)
Crisis Causer


Rank: Member

Reputation:

Groups: Registered
Joined: 8/15/2002(UTC)
Posts: 1,652
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Yup.  Only 2 parties sucks.  Unless we get some kind of proportional thing like in Europe, we are stuck with 2 though.

 

Offline FSeven  
#90 Posted : Wednesday, June 25, 2008 6:08:34 AM(UTC)
FSeven


Rank: Member

Reputation:

Groups: Registered
Joined: 5/13/2008(UTC)
Posts: 176
Location: Dirty Jersey

Some more 'By The Numbers':

Almost halfway into 2008, network evening newscasts have shown 181 weekday

minutes of Iraq coverage, compared with 1,157 minutes for all of 2007. This doesn't mean 'no news is good news'. It means that the Iraq war is an increasingly unpopular war and lessening it's face-time means better opinions of Bush and his possible successor: McCain.

Days 'til Bush and Cheney leave office: 208

Number of senators who have accepted more money from the oil and gas industry than John McCain: 0

(Source: Think Progress)

Number of years the Hula Hoop has been around as of this month: 50

Number of years on average it would take to build an offshore drilling rig and begin producing oil: 10 (So why is Bush pushing to lift the ban on offshore drilling and present it as a solution to current high gas prices?)

Write your Senators and State Representatives folks! Get involved in YOUR Government. Inform them of legislation and policies and subtley suggest they take a proper stance on these issues.

Users browsing this topic



6 Pages«<456
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.