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Obama Should Debate McCain

Original post made by Kate, Crescent Park, on Jun 17, 2008

Why is Barack Obama not agreeing to debate Senator McCain? It would be extremely informative for the electorate. What is he afraid of? I think he might have agreed to two debates, but that's just not enough with all of the issue differences between these two candidates. He's running for President of the United States. He should be out there debating as much and as often as he can.

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Posted by Jane
a resident of Professorville
on Jun 17, 2008 at 5:20 pm

obama does not want to debate because he knows that when you scratch the tinsel you find the real tinsel underneath

Also because he has so many inconvenient friends that he cannot throw under the bus fast enough

Rezko and Odinga are important persons in their own right, but it is their connection to Barack Obama that has the press interested.

First, Kenyan PM Raila Odinga is not going to meet with Obama when he visits the US.

"Mr Odinga has said he is a cousin of Mr Obama’s, although the senator’s representatives deny that the two men are related.

The Kenyan-American presidential candidate may wish to avoid meeting with the PM due to concerns that such contact would be used to stoke rumours intended to wound Senator Obama politically. ... Right-wing extremists have been circulating baseless claims on the Internet that Senator Obama is closely allied with Prime Minister Odinga, who is described by the Obama-haters as both an Islamist and a socialist.".

Over in Chicago, Tony Rezko says prosecutors pressured him to talk about Barack Obama.

The prosecutors deny it. "In a letter to a judge publicized last week, political fund-raiser Tony Rezko said 'overzealous' prosecutors pressured him to tell them "the wrong things" about presidential hopeful Barack Obama."

the Chicago mobsters are crawling out of the garbage

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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 20, 2008 at 8:08 pm

It doesn't make any sense for them to debate until after they are nominated. The election is in November. There is plenty of time for debates.

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