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Obama, Biden, Clinton, and Michelle Obama on their way to Washington

Posted by TopOfTheThread on November 18, 2008

This is a great picture. Hopefully they can help change the direction of the country. Please!

Obama Biden Clinton on their way

Obama Biden Clinton Michelle Obama on their way

(photo credit unknown — recvd in an email)

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Why does Keith Olbermann show up at a SNL closed rehearsal?

Posted by TopOfTheThread on November 1, 2008

Keith Olberman is a funny, intelligent comedian. It would be hard to classify him a a reporter.

He’s not the only one. Bill O’Reilly is one obvious example that takes the polar opposite views. We need these formats. We need entertainment. We need to appease the extreme left and extreme right with some entertainment. They are both out and out funny.

What the pubic needs to remember is their livelihood depends upon ratings. Their livelihood depends upon ratings. They take basic truths and expand them, spin them, left and right. (Hopefully Americans are not using these shows to determine their voting preferences.)

Olbermann comes across as a big, confident, intelligent guy on TV. He does a good job and his show does well.

Its comes out that Ben Affleck will be spoofing him on SNL tonight (11.1.08 NBC). Olbermann sneaks into a CLOSED SNL rehearsal to watch? Ben Affleck comments he is uncomfortable with him there.
Is Olbermann so insecure? He should take being a character on SNL as a compliment. He’s arrived! Obama. McCain. Biden. Cinton. Clinton. And especially Palin have been ripped apart on the show.

Keith – it’s a part of the job. If you are going to be “who you have created” you need to be a little more confident. Evidently your TV persona is a facade.

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Bill please be quiet – Let Hillary tell us she is exiting the race

Posted by TopOfTheThread on June 2, 2008

Perhaps not having “Billary” in The White House will be a benefit to us. He can’t seem to take a back Bill Hillary Billary Clinton democrats presidential candidatesseat and let Hillary have the uninterrupted spotlight. It’s her campaign, let her tell us she is exiting the race.

But no!!!

Bill Clinton today: “I want to say also that this may be the last day I’m ever involved in a campaign of this kind,” former president Bill Clinton told a rally of his wife’s supporters in South Dakota, ABC and NBC reported.” (Courtesy of article called “Bill hints it’s the end for Hillary Clinton”, from the heraldsun.com.au)

Ok. Now we know. Why did Bill have to say anything?

If Hillary did win, could you imagine what we would have in store for us for the next 4 years?

Scenario #1: Hillary approves the CIA assassination of a known terrorist; scheduled for tomorrow. Bill Clinton would tell the press today: “I want to say also that this may be the last day I’m ever involved in the assassination of a known terrorist of this kind,”
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Scenario #2: Hillary approves the moving of a spy submarine off the coast of a middle eastern country. Bill Clinton would tell the press today: “I want to say also that this may be the last day I’m ever involved in the moving of a spy submarine off the coast of a middle eastern country of this kind.”

Hillary, Sorry to see You go.

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America’s First Female President – the winning democratic ticket

Posted by TopOfTheThread on May 19, 2008

We’re going through tough times. The economy. Terrorism. War. And one of the most horrendous administrations in U.S. history.

As I had written earlier, the 2004 presidential election was a slam dunk for the democrats. Bush had a poor term and the democrats, with a “decent” candidate and “decent” campaign strategy, should have won the office.

But it didn’t happen. Obama and Oprah Winfrey

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So now we have McCain, Obama, and Clinton vying for the top office in our land. Not too much to cheer about.

  • A republican distancing himself from the republican president (rightfully so)
  • A Chicago extreme liberal who is inexperienced and making inroads because of the web 2.0 generation.
  • A democrat who is hated by the left and the republicans

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The American public loves seeing and knowing celebrities. That is why we have people like Susan Sarandon, Alec Balwin, and other famous people on their soapboxes in politics.

The public sees them on TV and movies and, for some reason, thinks their opinions count more than other people’s opinions. Some of them are intelligent and knowledgeable. Others not.

During the run of “West Wing”, Martin Sheen would have received many votes for the presidency.

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In all seriousness, there is someone on TV who is intelligent and would do a good job in politics; Oprah WInfrey. She is sincere, extremely intelligent and has a strong following.

If Oprah ran for congress, she would win. After a few terms, she could win the presidential nomination. Imagine a Oprah and Obama ticket where Obama was the VP.

Silly? Think about Arnold.

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Obama and Hillary wear each other out — McCain wins

Posted by TopOfTheThread on May 13, 2008

The last election should have been a slam dunk for the Democrats. They couldn’t get a “satisfactory” candidate to beat George W. Bush. Bush had a horrendous first term. The election was there for the taking. (Martin Sheen would have probably won that election.)

Is the same thing going to happen again?

We’re in the midst of a historically poor administration. It happens to be Bush and Republican.

If the democrats cannot win this general election, perhaps they should fold.
obama and Hillary

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What’s the big deal? California Superdelegate Wants $20 Million for vote

Posted by TopOfTheThread on May 9, 2008

What’s the big deal? California Superdelegate Wants $20 Million for vote

Superdelegeates seem to be the key to the Democratic Presidential nomination contest between Obama and Clinton.

Steven Ybarra, a California lawyer in Sacramento, says he wants $20 million for his endorsement. He says it is not for him but to register Mexican-Americans voters in various states. He also says that registering these people can assist the Democrats in the General Election.
Stephen Ybarra and Obama

Given that Mr. Ybarra does use the money for that purpose and does not pocket it, why is this news? Politicians do this type of politicking all the time. They vote for a bill because it is good for his district or state.

The only difference here is Mr. Ybarra asked for cash for the purpose.

As long as Mr. Ybarra believes that either Obama or Clinton would be good candidates, he is not really selling out.

Next story.

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