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Old 11-07-2008, 12:44 PM   #16
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Well Obama and others stood up against the war and he did not face Treason. I just find it hard to believe that he was the person making the case for the war but now says he was against the war from the start. What does that say about him? Either he was lying then or he is lying now. Why would we want him back in office if he cannot stand up for what he believes. Its not like he was fighting for some type of spending bill on a frivolous matter but he was making a case for sending Americans to war which now he says he did not believe in.
That's a pretty strong accusation against Powell, either he was lying or he wasn't. Man, that's just pretty strong. Besides, he along with many others, were making the case for the war based on the intelligence he/they received. I think in hindsight, Powell would love to undo his involvement, but hey that's politics unfortunately.

The more we learn about how and why we invaded Iraq to begin with, the more we, or at least I, realize it wasn't as black and white as it appears. Any way you slice it or dice it, though, the buck has to stop with the guy at the top of the food chain.
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Old 11-07-2008, 12:56 PM   #17
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I think its funny that they would want him to run the EPA when he fought so hard to stop that wind farm because it was in his back yard. Kind of reminds me of Gore. Don't do as I do, do as I say.
Honestly, I don't know enough about Jr. to say one way or another. I think if Obama picks him though, the right will say, see, he's already pandering to liberals by picking Kennedy. But again, this isn't a true cabinet post. I'm more concerned with the big four.
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Old 11-07-2008, 01:09 PM   #18
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Well its the Republcans turn to do that after hearing 8 years of that from the Dems. I'm on Obama's side now but I will point out what I don't like which might be alot of what he does.
That's fair. Even his most avid supporters, don't agree with every thing he does. Or at least I hope not.
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You think all of that will come out? Had no idea the guy used heroine.

Initially I was under the impression that EPA was a cabinet post, when it really isn't.
He was a serious addict for many years. Peter Collier and David Horowitz wrote a great book about the Kennedys that spent some time detailing his antics.
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Old 11-08-2008, 04:50 PM   #20
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He was a serious addict for many years. Peter Collier and David Horowitz wrote a great book about the Kennedys that spent some time detailing his antics.
I take it he's been re-habbed for several years now, no?
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