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Where are the inexperienced, white liberals Powell has endorsed?

Original post made by tj, Old Palo Alto, on Oct 19, 2008



As for Powell's statement of concern this morning about the sort of Supreme Court justices a President McCain might appoint,
Limbaugh wrote: "I was also unaware of his dislike for John Roberts, Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, Anthony Kennedy and Antonin Scalia.
I guess he also regrets Reagan and Bush making him a four-star [general] and secretary of state and appointing his son to head the FCC.
Yes, let's hear it for transformational figures."

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Posted by Perspective.
a resident of Midtown
on Oct 19, 2008 at 4:42 pm

yes, I had to crack up when he said Palin didn't have the experience to step into the job of President but Biden does..If Palin doesn't have the experience to be understudy, ...how can he think Obama has the experience to be the star?

It will be interesting to see what job he is handed in the Obama admin.

I normally really dislike Buchanon and disagree with much of what he has said. However, I have to admit, the following link about politics and shifting positions ..and Obama and a supermajority Democrat house..is interesting.

Web Link

Also, a very interesting, some would scary ( I would be one) on what would happen with an Obama presidency and a no holds barred liberal supermajority. From the Wall Street Journal.

Web Link

It will be an interesting ride. I just hope we can recover.

Web Link


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Posted by Perspective.
a resident of Midtown
on Oct 19, 2008 at 4:43 pm

sorry, the 3rd link is the same as the 2nd..


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Posted by Peter
a resident of another community
on Oct 19, 2008 at 5:06 pm

Somebody takes Limbaugh seriously? It is to laugh. Hard.


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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Oct 19, 2008 at 8:06 pm

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

Pete, how are your numbers compared to Limbaugh's? When you consider that the entire democrat campaign is a Saturday Night Live skit, who laughs hardest?


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Posted by Walt's Helper
a resident of St. Claire Gardens
on Oct 19, 2008 at 10:56 pm

Walt,
I know you still have a black and white TV from the '60s, but let me explain:
There is this thing called "cable TV". With it, you can actually get more than just 13 channels . And amongst those extra channels there is something called "The Daily Show", along with "The Colbert Report", both of which blows the radio blowhard you love so much away. Plus those shows are funny and entertaining, as opposed to Mr. Blowhard's radio show, where he's just screaming mad about anything and everything EVERY SINGLE DAY.
Just wanted you to know - there ARE fun alternatives out there, even for old cranky-pants like you. As Mikey from the Life ceral commericals used to say, "Try it, you'll like it."


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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Oct 20, 2008 at 6:51 am

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

The groundlings have always been easy to amuse, the judicious prefer an interactive medium. My 24" [diagonal] monitor and my 64 bit machine running Vista Ultimate are my geriatric pap.
After Ben Stein's Money and The Man Show folded, and Jeopardy became too predictable, my cable would have been gone except for another family member. I have actually moved on from the cat whisker and Quaker Oats box.
I am disappointed that Powell has chosen the self-segregation that makes a mockery of King's Speech.


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Posted by Meds for limbaugh
a resident of another community
on Oct 20, 2008 at 6:56 am

I am shocked, shocked that Limbaugh would go after Powell after he endorsed Obama. I am really shocked that anyone takes Limbaugh (a drug addict and criminal) seriously--he is part of the right-wing bloviators who talk much but do nothing of substance--kind of like a Walter wallis of the airwaves


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Posted by tj
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Oct 20, 2008 at 7:21 am




The democrats are all about identity politics, social engineering, affirmative action, victim hood and class war, Powell is a company man.


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Posted by Saw the Flop
a resident of Barron Park
on Oct 20, 2008 at 8:51 am

"The democrats are all about identity politics, social engineering, affirmative action, victim hood and class war" Check your calendar. Those are the positions of the republicans.


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Posted by bleeper
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Oct 20, 2008 at 9:49 am

"yes, I had to crack up when he said Palin didn't have the experience to step into the job of President but Biden does..If Palin doesn't have the experience to be understudy, ...how can he think Obama has the experience to be the star?"
If you listen to Powell's explanation Web Link even casually, you wouldn't ask such a question. Experience to Powell - and to most thinking people in the U.S. - is not simply doing time under a job title. Anyone who still clings to the idea that Palin's stint as Governor is more significant than Obama's stint as Senator is ignoring the individuals and how they contribute, learn and grow during their tenure. To compare Palin's experience or consider her presidential material is an act of ears knuckle-deep with fingers desperation.
Powell's interviews are damning for the Republicans.


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Posted by pro-Obama
a resident of Stanford
on Oct 20, 2008 at 11:12 am

The noted drug addict, rush limbaugh, has weighed with his racist comments--not suprising, given his past comments and the fact he was booted from MNF for racially insensitive comments.
He is a bottom feeder.


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Posted by bike
a resident of College Terrace
on Oct 20, 2008 at 11:20 am


When a black republican like General Colin Powell endorses a major liberal figure like Barack Obama, it is amazing to see racial vitriol stop at a lefty website like Daily Kos.

Back in April of 2004 Daily Kos's love did not extend at all for General Powell.
In fact, it was downright nasty: "Uncle Tom Powell Stumps for Massah Bush. Yes suh! Yes suh! Right away suh! Mr. Powell sir, you are a liar... "


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Posted by Paul
a resident of Downtown North
on Oct 20, 2008 at 4:52 pm

I'll listen to Colin Powell instead of that addict Rush Limbaugh any day.



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