[FoRK] How Barack lost my vote forever

geege schuman <geege4 at gmail.com> on Wed Apr 23 08:32:25 PDT 2008

er, rather,  http://www.grist.org/feature/2007/07/30/obama_factsheet/

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On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 11:26 AM, geege schuman <geege4 at gmail.com> wrote:

> And he's green.
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> http://www.grist.org/news/muck/2004/08/04/griscom-obama/index.html
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> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 11:08 AM, Luis Villa <luis at tieguy.org> wrote:
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>> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 11:05 AM, Luis Villa <luis at tieguy.org> wrote:
>> > On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 10:26 AM, Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> wrote:
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>> >  >  On Apr 23, 2008, at 3:23 AM, Stephen Williams wrote:
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>> >  > > Oh. Come. On. I know you are not that closed minded. No politician
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>> >  > going to pitch socialism in the US. Or try to kill the stock market.
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>> >  >  Well, clearly, I disagree.
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>> >  >  Generally speaking the man's a cipher --- by design, I assume.
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>> >  Just because Hillary says he's a cipher, and the press is too lazy to
>> >  correct that (see, e.g., http://dave.ofmassdestruction.com/?p=946 )
>> >  doesn't mean he's a cipher:
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>> >  http://www.barackobama.com/issues/
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>> >  See, e.g., http://www.google.com/search?q=obama+technology+policy
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>> >  for a lot of very favorable reviews of his technology policy. (And of
>> >  course, even Hillary will admit he's not a cipher, as long as it is in
>> >  context of attacking him over his health care proposals.)
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>> Oh, and an excellent piece on his policy shop:
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>> http://www.tnr.com/politics/story.html?id=4d40a39e-8f57-4054-bd99-94bc9d19be1a
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>> Not surprisingly, heavily influenced by his time at Chicago- the most
>> economically conservative/rationalist law school in the county.
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>> This is not to say he's as much a wonk as Hillary is, but few are.
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>> Luis
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