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Who Elected President Bush (And Supports His Choice For Scotus)?
Captain's Quarters Blog Comment ^ | 11 October 2005 | msdl5

Posted on 10/11/2005 4:19:08 PM PDT by shrinkermd

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To: flashbunny
"I can't believe some people felt this completely moronic comment was 'well stated'."

I am sure it's hard to believe, but I am sure you can believe it.

Hang tough! Don't drink the water.

101 posted on 10/11/2005 5:20:39 PM PDT by Afronaut (America is for Americans, but not anymore)
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To: Vision Thing

dear lord, quit trying to twist what I said ...all I stated was one of the benefits of winning the popular vote. Get a freaking grip.


102 posted on 10/11/2005 5:22:38 PM PDT by flashbunny (Sorry, but I'm allergic to KoolAid.)
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To: Do not dub me shapka broham
Not looking too good for Miers, is it?


Her hearings will determine her fate, imo. She must do well and articulate favorable policy/beliefs to be confirmed. Lacking a strong performance she may well be rejected..... We'll see.

But the polls in general I've seen indicate that the public knows very little of her thus the need for more info. I don't think that is looking bad for her but rather a challenge for her to step up to the plate and make the hit necessary to alleviate the lack of knowledge the public has.

Look at the second part of the question and even though many may not support her at the present time she has 41% saying she should be confirmed.... With the lack of public knowledge about her and endless yapping by the wingers that isn't a bad position to be in at this time of the game.

All that said it still resides in the hands of 51 Senators as to whether she'll be the next confirmed AJ or not.
103 posted on 10/11/2005 5:26:28 PM PDT by deport (Alberto Gonzales... Next up. LOL)
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To: Do not dub me shapka broham
What the poster said was as follows: "...suggest that Coulter, Lowry, Kristol, Krauthammer, Ingraham, Fund, J-Pod and the rest first do their jobs in their home states and/or the states of their youths. HELP GET A DAMN PRESIDENT ELECTED, then complain. "...We don't want to hear another talk show host out of New York or DC claim that they got Bush elected. Maybe you energized the troops out here but we did the work. You reside in the land of zero, nada, nothing - no Electoral College votes.

The person who posted this did not tell you or anyone else they didn't have a voice. He pointed out all the claims of putting President Bush in office ring hollow when one considers the States actually won and by whom. Actually, the blue states are also notorious for the RINO and RAT Senators who consistently have done their best to keep any conservative out of SCOTUS.

104 posted on 10/11/2005 5:26:46 PM PDT by shrinkermd
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To: Do not dub me shapka broham

Now THAT'S funny. But you gotta ping the supporters of the thread, not anarchists like me.


105 posted on 10/11/2005 5:27:09 PM PDT by Huck (Miers Miers Miers Miers Miers--I'm mired in Miers.)
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To: shrinkermd
You don't know what's good for you! Only the self appointed Conservative gods know what's good for you and the "Conservative Movement"!

Pray for W and Harriet Miers

106 posted on 10/11/2005 5:30:24 PM PDT by bray (Islam IS a terrorist organization)
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To: flashbunny
I guess the genius who made this comment (on the comment section of a blog, no less) should tell all the people in the 'blue states' that the republicans don't need their money for presidential campaigns.

Their blue-state money is completely worthless because it did absolutely nothing to help Republicans win those blue states.

In politics, electoral votes and victorious candidates are what matter. In the blue states, record-breaking amounts of fundrasing have proven insufficient to buy these things for the Republicans.

107 posted on 10/11/2005 5:31:03 PM PDT by Vision Thing
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To: Thumper1960

"If a few farmers and storekeepers can write a constitution, why can't a "lawyer" who hasn't achieved an elitist level interpret it?"
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You make a keen observation. Wisdom and a good heart triumps many things. And to think these guys developed a document that has met the test of time.

Of course, now we need only the finest Rocket Scientists, astute pundits, and elite legal minds to decipher the Kings English.

Can't figure why so many are going nuclear without all the facts, and not giving the President the benefit of the doubt...much less the candidate.

I wouldn't want that type of person on the Court....one who jumps to conclusions without hearing all the evidence and reviewing the facts.

So, respectfully, I'm withholding my judgment for a while longer.


108 posted on 10/11/2005 5:31:14 PM PDT by Colonial Warrior ("I've entered the snapdragon part of my life....Part of me has snapped...the rest is draggin'.")
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To: flashbunny
Get a freaking grip.

What a laugh. Especially coming from a guy like you who is so obssessed that he has to post anti-Bush, anti-Miers material on every thread.

109 posted on 10/11/2005 5:32:55 PM PDT by Vision Thing
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To: Vision Thing

"Their blue-state money is completely worthless because it did absolutely nothing to help Republicans win those blue states."

Uh, I hate to break it to you, but before you keep making yourself look completely clueless, MONEY SENT TO A NATIONAL CAMPAIGN CAN BE SPENT ANYWHERE IN THE NATION!

So, in case you still don't understand it, the moneyh 'blue staters' sent into the republicans was spent all over the country, mainly to help win battleground states.

In most of the blues states, they don't even bother running ads above a minimal level. The money they spend generally goes into battleground states - and that is where the 'blue state' money goes as well.


110 posted on 10/11/2005 5:34:46 PM PDT by flashbunny (Sorry, but I'm allergic to KoolAid.)
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To: Colonial Warrior
I am waiting for Bush to appoint the AF1 Pilot to head up NASA

His personal Driver to head the Transportation Dept.

The family florist as the head of dept. of agriculture,

His Broker as a Replacement for Greenspan.

111 posted on 10/11/2005 5:36:02 PM PDT by Afronaut (America is for Americans, but not anymore)
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To: Nathan Zachary
All this BS about what she did while she was developing as a person, 20 years ago, 30 years ago and in between does not mean that's what she is today.

Well, she was a starry-eyed teenager of 43 when she gave $1,000 to ALGORE. Her formative years? I don't think so. I hope she is a true convert, but the fact of that donation just sends shivers up and down my spine.

112 posted on 10/11/2005 5:38:44 PM PDT by badgerlandjim (Hillary Clinton is to politics as Helen Thomas is to beauty)
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To: flashbunny
And weren't you a former banee who couldn't hold his tongue on the alan keyes threads?

Nope. Got warned a time or two, but still managed to show Keyes to be a phony, what with his reparations plan, and his virtual disowning of his daughter because she came out as a lesbian.

113 posted on 10/11/2005 5:38:53 PM PDT by sinkspur (If you're not willing to give Harriett Miers a hearing, I don't give a damn what you think.)
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To: Do not dub me shapka broham

Can the RNC be sued for Bait and Switch tactics or Truth in Advertising violations? Some who thought they voted for limited government, conservative judges and private solutions, have found instead bloated pork-barrel spending, "trust-me" (who knows?) judges, and a full retreat from Social Security reform, in its stead we have the proposed reform of posse comitatus. And that's after we "won" the Senate. Durst one wonder what would have happened had we "lost"?


114 posted on 10/11/2005 5:41:05 PM PDT by kcar (The UNsucks.com)
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To: shrinkermd; flashbunny; Betaille; Stellar Dendrite
I know.

This damn Northeast with all its pathetic RINOS.

Thank goodness we have Republicans like George W. Bush to keep Rockefeller Republican turncoats like Arlen Specter out of office.

Oh wait...

115 posted on 10/11/2005 5:41:45 PM PDT by Do not dub me shapka broham ("We don't want a Supreme Court justice just like George W. Bush. We can do better.")
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To: kcar
Good idea.

It would probably be one of the few class-action suits filed these days that actually has some merit.

:)

116 posted on 10/11/2005 5:45:00 PM PDT by Do not dub me shapka broham ("We don't want a Supreme Court justice just like George W. Bush. We can do better.")
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To: Afronaut

Keep waiting...and don't go to the polls to vote...cause you might miss it. [grin!]

Keep the faith.


117 posted on 10/11/2005 5:45:05 PM PDT by Colonial Warrior ("I've entered the snapdragon part of my life....Part of me has snapped...the rest is draggin'.")
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To: Do not dub me shapka broham
Laura Ingraham has been more committed to the conservative cause than anyone in the entire Bush family-with the possible exception of Jeb, and even that's iffy-has been during the course of their lives.

What a pantload! Laura Ingraham is a kid. W was sitting in on the Desert Storm deliberations while she was fetching pizza for Clarence Thomas.

If I have to pick which Texan I trust me more to stand up for conservative principles, Tom Pauken or George W. Bush, it sure as hell isn't going to Bush, I can tell you that much!

In as conservative a state as Texas, Pauken never gained any traction. That could be because he has a sour personality, and aligned himself too closely with Pat Buchanan.

He also has a personal animus against John Cornyn because Bush decided that Cornyn would make a better Attorney General than a Patsy.

118 posted on 10/11/2005 5:46:33 PM PDT by sinkspur (If you're not willing to give Harriett Miers a hearing, I don't give a damn what you think.)
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To: Afronaut

Neat pix on your profile page...where is it?


119 posted on 10/11/2005 5:48:13 PM PDT by Colonial Warrior ("I've entered the snapdragon part of my life....Part of me has snapped...the rest is draggin'.")
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To: sinkspur

hmmm, for some reason I remember you being one of several who were suspended for a short time for 'disrupting' the keyes threads (I agreed with you on that on how horrible a campaign he was running and others refused to see that or tolerate criticism of the senate campaign). Maybe it's because you were always on them and then I didn't see you. Who knows.

Now, these threads seem pretty tame compared to the tempers that flared around the keyes threads in 2004.


120 posted on 10/11/2005 5:50:22 PM PDT by flashbunny (Sorry, but I'm allergic to KoolAid.)
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To: sinkspur
No traction?

Really?

So I suppose that whole "being head of the Texas Republican Party" thing is illustrative of his thwarted political ambitions, hunh?

And if anyone is the "patsy" it's John Cornyn, who's flacking for this sub-par nominee.

I realize it would have been too much to ask for him to come out in full-throated opposition, but if he thinks he's earning any brownie points among conservatives by doing this he's sorely mistaken.

121 posted on 10/11/2005 5:50:53 PM PDT by Do not dub me shapka broham ("We don't want a Supreme Court justice just like George W. Bush. We can do better.")
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To: Do not dub me shapka broham
So I suppose that whole "being head of the Texas Republican Party" thing is illustrative of his thwarted political ambitions, hunh?

Who's the head of the Republican Party of Texas now? I don't even know.

Actually, his political ambitions were thwarted. He lost, twice, in his attempts to unseat Jim Maddux, and lost to Cornyn in the primary in 1996. I haven't heard his name since.

I realize it would have been too much to ask for him to come out in full-throated opposition, but if he thinks he's earning any brownie points among conservatives by doing this he's sorely mistaken.

Uh, Cornyn knows Miers, which is why he came out as quickly as he did, in favor.

I'm sure Cornyn cares what a bunch of Yankees think about him, or a bunch of disgruntled Republicans from Texas.

He and Kay Bailey have their seats as long as they want them.

122 posted on 10/11/2005 5:56:13 PM PDT by sinkspur (If you're not willing to give Harriett Miers a hearing, I don't give a damn what you think.)
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To: Do not dub me shapka broham

I don't think anyone should "shut up" because their state didn't help elect the president. However, the states with more elitist thought are states that never vote republican anyway (or at least rarely do). The heartland of America is happy to see someone who isn't from inside the "judicial loop" be nominated. True, she is no John Roberts, but also true she is no David Souter. At least I suspect she is neither. In fact she may be just as competent as Roberts (but I do doubt it).

What has bugged me from the outset is the almost immediate attacks against this nominee by those who should at least have given her the initial benefit of the doubt. By all accounts few know much about her, yet many were willing to not only disagree with the nomination, but to call her names like paper stapler and the like. This was uncalled for. I think there was more than a little snobbery in response to this nomination, and that struck me as unfair.


123 posted on 10/11/2005 5:57:53 PM PDT by NCLaw441
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To: Nathan Zachary
" Most of the pro-Miers people never miss an opportunity to deceive. The DU types are desperate to see Miers confirmed." And just what does this statement make you?

It doesn't say anything about me, I'm not pro-Miers.

I support the Meir's nomination because she is a person with integrity. Nothing more.

Miers might be a lot of things but I don't see the "integrity". She was a radical Democrat when Bush came a knocking at her door.

Now I'm a "DU type"? You are stereo typing Meirs supporters as being some soft right leaning liberal. Nothing could be further from the truth, and by suggesting such a thing makes you what? It makes you a DECIEVER,(and a hypocrite) the very thing you accuse Miers supporters of.

I never said you are a "DU type", most of the pro-Miers arguers are and you are including yourself with the "most". Don't you see that most of the arguments coming from the pro-Miers people are illogical Democrat like arguments? I know of pro-Miers people on FR who aren't DU types but they are in the minority.

I've seen anti-Miers arguments that are illogical and I step in and expose these arguments as such, but such arguments are rare. If you consider yourself as typical pro-Miers then you undermine your own credibility.

I will wait until the hearings and then decide what I think based upon what She says in answer to real questions, not based on media trash, and opinions people have who know nothing about her.

Those who know her admit that they don't know where she stands. A reporter once asked her something like, "what do people say about you behind your back"...she replied something like "they don't know where I stand on anything". I won't trust her answers during the hearings.

Al this BS about what she did while she was developing as a person, 20 years ago, 30 years ago and in between does not mean that's what she is today. People live learn grow, and change. It's what she is today that I am concerned with, and She seems to be a fine, upstanding person.

You will need to consider everything and ask yourself: "Would I bet the existence of the Republican Party that this nominee is not another Souter?".

Ultimately, it's not OUR decision anyways, it's in the hands of a bunch of idiots who other idiots elected to sit in the senate. What worries me more, is that this unqualified collection of buffoons will either elect, or not elect her to the bench, and that their decision will not be based on what's good, what's truth, and what is good for the Nation, but on what's good for their political career.

Which is why they must be pressured to do the right thing.

124 posted on 10/11/2005 6:03:03 PM PDT by Jim_Curtis
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To: Jim_Curtis; All

Haven't heard this. Can anyone confirm this?


125 posted on 10/11/2005 6:15:10 PM PDT by My2Cents (The political battles of our day are battles over morality, between the haves and the have nots.)
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To: badgerlandjim
"Well, she was a starry-eyed teenager of 43 when she gave $1,000 to ALGORE. Her formative years? I don't think so. I hope she is a true convert, but the fact of that donation just sends shivers up and down my spine."

Oh, so you have to be BORN a Republican. I see. It may surprise you, but I at one time was a (cough) Democrat(cough). But I grew up, made some money, and saw the inner workings of the truly corrupt and evil party it is. Now that I have many years of life experience and knowledge behind me, I will never be anything but a Republican. Unless the party stops being one of course. I question some who claim to be Republicans, but we CAN control that via the electoral process.

126 posted on 10/11/2005 6:16:17 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Colonial Warrior

I Forgot! It's Hubble material though. I Didn't take it here in NJ !


127 posted on 10/11/2005 6:18:00 PM PDT by Afronaut (America is for Americans, but not anymore)
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To: sinkspur

http://www.nationalreview.com/comment/miniter200510060731.asp


128 posted on 10/11/2005 6:23:34 PM PDT by Do not dub me shapka broham ("We don't want a Supreme Court justice just like George W. Bush. We can do better.")
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To: Jim_Curtis
"Those who know her admit that they don't know where she stands. A reporter once asked her something like, "what do people say about you behind your back"...she replied something like "they don't know where I stand on anything". I won't trust her answers during the hearings."

So, you have let hearsay in the media make up your mind for you. I see.
I refuse to allow them to do that. In fact, Why I like FR is because the media is taken apart andd their lies, misleading articles and political agenda is exposed on a regular basis.
I do know that Bush is a pretty smart guy, he knows things we don't, so I'll rely on his choice for now, and see where it goes. I will not let hearsay in the media (which for all you know may not even have a shred of truth to it) form my opinion.

129 posted on 10/11/2005 6:25:09 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Do not dub me shapka broham

Laura Ingraham needs all our prayers for her full recovery from breast cancer. She does not need some goofball fawning over her at NRO.


130 posted on 10/11/2005 6:28:23 PM PDT by sinkspur (If you're not willing to give Harriett Miers a hearing, I don't give a damn what you think.)
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To: sinkspur
Does Harriet Miers need shameless flacks and reflexive Bush bots to beat the drums for her nomination?

According to you, this is a "done deal."

So why the fuss?

:_)

131 posted on 10/11/2005 6:31:15 PM PDT by Do not dub me shapka broham ("We don't want a Supreme Court justice just like George W. Bush. We can do better.")
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To: Do not dub me shapka broham
So why the fuss?

Somebody has to come throught these threads and flush.

132 posted on 10/11/2005 6:35:46 PM PDT by sinkspur (If you're not willing to give Harriett Miers a hearing, I don't give a damn what you think.)
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To: shrinkermd
I voted for Bush and I support his choice. I think the President has done a great job leading this country through some tough times and shown wisdom throughout his presidency. Its silly for talk show host to run Miers down before the hearing and get a look at who/what she is.
133 posted on 10/11/2005 6:38:47 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: sinkspur
If you perceive your job as providing a (compelling) countervailing point of view, then you've failed miserably.
134 posted on 10/11/2005 6:42:35 PM PDT by Do not dub me shapka broham ("We don't want a Supreme Court justice just like George W. Bush. We can do better.")
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To: shrinkermd

The slurs just keep on piling up on those who oppose the Meirs nomination. First they were "elitists", then "mentally challenged", then "sexist", then "jumping the gun", and now "those who did no work to help elect Bush".

I am in the hick, hayseed, Jesus freak, redneck, and NASCAR fool category, not to mention being a strong defender of the Confederate flag. I am also a conservative (e.g., an elitist, sexist, etc.) who has serious reservations about his work in helping elect Bush.


135 posted on 10/11/2005 6:54:33 PM PDT by PhilipFreneau ("Resist the devil, and he will flee from you." -- James 4:7)
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To: Do not dub me shapka broham
If you perceive your job as providing a (compelling) countervailing point of view, then you've failed miserably.

Why countervail your "point of view" when all you've got is high dudgeon? I'm just havin' some fun and gettin' under some thin skins.

Everybody needs to lightin' up around here. You, especially.

136 posted on 10/11/2005 6:55:36 PM PDT by sinkspur (If you're not willing to give Harriett Miers a hearing, I don't give a damn what you think.)
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To: sinkspur
Maybe so.

That doesn't mean I need to be silent, or restrain my criticism of what I believe to be one of the most disastrous, incomprehensible decisions of the Bush presidency to date.

137 posted on 10/11/2005 6:58:50 PM PDT by Do not dub me shapka broham ("We don't want a Supreme Court justice just like George W. Bush. We can do better.")
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To: flashbunny
Ah, the Keyes threads, which almost got me, mild-mannered Miss Marple, banned.

I learned two lessons from that. 1. To reread my posts and think about how they read to other people

2. That a great deal of anger on threads such as that (and this one) are wasted energy, because we don't control the outcome.

All this noise isn't affecting a thing in Washington. The pundits in Washington have built up no particular loyalty from the President, and he has already considered all positions before he made the nomination.

I am waiting for the hearings. I find it odd that you would remember, after 5 years, who was an opponent on the Keyes threads.

138 posted on 10/11/2005 7:00:49 PM PDT by Miss Marple (Lord, please look after Mozart Lover's son and keep him strong.)
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To: PhilipFreneau; sinkspur
I love it!

Sinkspur is praising Aaron Burr.

Call me crazy, but I think being on the side of the man whose party was the indirect antecedent to the Republican Party, the creator of the Coast Guard, the Bank of New York, the New York Post-when it had a better reputation-and the man who was probably more responsible for the eventual ratification of the U.S. Constitution than any other-with the possible exception of James Madison-and rescued this nation from the brink of fiscal ruin, is preferable to touting the wisdom of Aaron Burr, whose name is synonymous with deceit.

139 posted on 10/11/2005 7:08:25 PM PDT by Do not dub me shapka broham ("We don't want a Supreme Court justice just like George W. Bush. We can do better.")
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To: Miss Marple

I'm talking about the keyes threads from last year - when he ran against obama for the 2004 election.

The thing was back then, almost any criticism of how keyes was running his campaign (and it was a very poorly run campaign, probably do in part to the poorly organized IL GOP) was construed as outright support for obama. Somebody even made an 'obama cheerleader' graphac that they would whip out whenever anybody expressed doubts in the keyes candidacy.


140 posted on 10/11/2005 7:13:51 PM PDT by flashbunny (Sorry, but I'm allergic to KoolAid.)
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To: Do not dub me shapka broham
Was Hamilton a confidant of Washington? Would he have gotten his post at the US Treasury if he hadn't been?

No need to answer. I'm just making a point.

141 posted on 10/11/2005 7:15:33 PM PDT by sinkspur (If you're not willing to give Harriett Miers a hearing, I don't give a damn what you think.)
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To: flashbunny
Oh. Well, I stayed off those threads because I knew how they would be, having gone through the 2000 primaries.

I still think it's a shame Ditka didn't run.

142 posted on 10/11/2005 7:15:59 PM PDT by Miss Marple (Lord, please look after Mozart Lover's son and keep him strong.)
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To: Miss Marple

Ditka was probably one of the few chances they had in IL in 2004. It's a state party that's in a heap of hurt, largely due to the problems with the former scandal plagued rino governor.

Keyes never stood a chance, but how he ran his campaign didn't help matters, either.


143 posted on 10/11/2005 7:21:47 PM PDT by flashbunny (Sorry, but I'm allergic to KoolAid.)
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To: My2Cents
Haven't heard this. Can anyone confirm this?

If you are referring to the interview, I believe I read that quote on the Dallas Morning News site but I couldn't find it right now after a quick search. Could be in archive.

This morning I browsed the first paragraph of every article in the archive that mentioned Miers ( preview of articles that could be purchased for a fee ), there was 511 articles. I might have read that quote there. There was a two part interview way back when. Someone who has money should purchase it.

144 posted on 10/11/2005 7:40:10 PM PDT by Jim_Curtis
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To: Jim_Curtis
Found it...People can't figure her out...Her favorite cities are the conservative strongholds of Aspen and San Francisco.
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In 1991, Harriet Miers was the subject of a High Profile feature in The Dallas Morning News. Here are the answers she gave for a self-portrait box. The White House did not respond to a request Monday for an update.


JUAN GARCIA/DMN
Harriet Miers worked at a Dallas law firm in 1991. Date and place of birth:

Aug. 10, 1945, in Dallas

Occupation: lawyer

Favorite movie: The Sound of Music

My ideal vacation: Hawaii or Aspen

I drive a: 1984 Mercedes

My hero is: Mom

The best advice I could give a 20-year-old is: be good, study hard and dream

My last meal would be: ice cream

My trademark cliché or expression is: a pause before I say something

My worst habit is: talking too long on telephone conversations

My best asset is: determination

Behind my back, people say: They can't figure me out.

Guests at my fantasy dinner party: the Apostle Paul, Gandhi, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Margaret Thatcher

I wish I could sing like: Willa Dorsey

If I had a different job, I'd be: a doctor

Favorite city outside Dallas: Aspen or San Francisco

I'm happiest when: I'm around people I like and admire

If I could change one thing about myself, it would be: I would be able to read faster

I regret: not speaking foreign languages

Nobody knows I: hate snakes
145 posted on 10/11/2005 7:54:39 PM PDT by Jim_Curtis
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To: silent_jonny

Thanks for the ping to this refreshing thread, Jonny. I'm really sick of the insults being thrown at people who either want to wait for the hearings or choose to trust GWB's judgement. They call us Bushbots, kookaid drinkers, and such. I know most of it is coming from the hard-right reactionaries, or from Dems disguising themselves as "conservatives." But it's tiresome. So this thread is welcome relief.


146 posted on 10/11/2005 8:07:29 PM PDT by Wolfstar ("And an angel still rides in the whirlwind and directs this storm." GWB, 1/20/01)
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To: PhilipFreneau
You might be interested in this from this morning's Washington Times:

"James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family, said he spoke with Deputy White House Chief of Staff Karl Rove on Oct. 1 -- two days before the Miers nomination -- and was told that "Harriet Miers was at the top of the short list."

"Also on that list were several candidates that many conservatives say they would have preferred, Mr. Dobson said on his radio program that was recorded yesterday and will be broadcast today.

"Well, what Karl told me is that some of those individuals took themselves off that list," he said, according to a transcript obtained last night. "They would not allow their names to be considered because the process has become so vicious and so vitriolic and so bitter that they didn't want to subject themselves or the members of their families to it."

"White House officials could not be reached for comment last night.

147 posted on 10/12/2005 5:24:39 AM PDT by shrinkermd
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To: shrinkermd

Excuse me???


148 posted on 10/13/2005 4:37:06 PM PDT by Thumper1960 ("It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed."-V.I.Lenin)
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To: Huck
Spoken like a true elitist.

Can't have them unwashed soiling the great halls of justice.

Hmmmmm....I think I hear a few Demoncrat politicians yelling: "Shut up and pay yer taxes!"

Can't have Miers in there, ohhhhh, noooooooooo.....why, you'd think those average Joes and Janes might think they have a say in how they're governed!

Perish the thought!

149 posted on 10/13/2005 4:41:21 PM PDT by Thumper1960 ("It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed."-V.I.Lenin)
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To: Colonial Warrior
It's sneering elitism, from the Left and the Right. The selfrighteous and sanctimonious who harbor their agendas and who brook no dissent. The so full of themselves pundits and commentators whose britches have stretched tight and whose swollen heads cannot seat a hat. (Yeah, Kristol, et.al., you, bud.) Their collective poisons have damned near killed the body politic of the average folk. I hear it on the jobsites, more than ever. "They're all the same. None of 'em ever worked a decent day in their lives."

I'd expect the Left, for sure, to do whatever they could to kill Miers' chances.

I never expected such a significant part of the Right to stab Bush in the back and act like simpering traitors.

It takes time, but, the false "friends" usually expose their Quisling ways.

150 posted on 10/13/2005 4:55:53 PM PDT by Thumper1960 ("It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed."-V.I.Lenin)
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