[FoRK] How Barack lost my vote forever

Stephen Williams <sdw at lig.net> on Wed Apr 23 11:00:33 PDT 2008

Anyway, although I believe McCain is a lot more rational, I cannot vote 
for the party of theocrats.
As far as the economy, in the last 15-20 years or so, it has seemed a 
lot better off during Democratic administration periods than 
Republican...  Correlation, causation, blah blah.  Still.

Either Democrat is fine.  McCain is, and maybe always was, compromised.  
The whole party, and many of their constituent groups, are in shambles.  
The best thing for them is to lose so they can clean house and skip on 
to the next generation.  We're still dealing with guys who sharpened 
axes in the 70's there.  Are you kidding me?

I'd prefer Barack / Clinton (w/ Clinton 2 on backup / Carter mode ;-) 
).  She's not going to turn it down.  It is her clear path to the 


Jeff Bone wrote:
> On Apr 23, 2008, at 10:05 AM, Luis Villa wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 10:26 AM, Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> wrote:
>>> On Apr 23, 2008, at 3:23 AM, Stephen Williams wrote:
>>>> Oh. Come. On. I know you are not that closed minded. No politician is
>>> going to pitch socialism in the US. Or try to kill the stock market.
>>> Well, clearly, I disagree.
>>> Generally speaking the man's a cipher --- by design, I assume.
>> 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:
> You're right.  I should have said that at best, he's a cipher.  At 
> worst, where his policies are clear they are often objectionable IMHO.
> jb
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