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Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #8 Dearborn, MI 10/09/07 - Official Discussion Thread

Posted on 10/09/2007 11:58:39 AM PDT by CounterCounterCulture

Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #8 – Dearborn, Michigan 10/09/07 - Official Discussion Thread

CNBC/MSNBC/The Wall Street Journal are jointly sponsoring the first Republican Presidential debate of the 2008 campaign focusing on economic issues. It will be held on October 9 in Dearborn, Michigan at the University of Michigan-Dearborn at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center. Broadcast is live on CNBC at 4 PM ET (1 PM PT) and re-broadcast on MSNBC at 9 PM ET (6 PM PT). CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and MSNBC's Chris Matthews will host the debate.

Live streaming on CNBC.com

Candidates participating:



TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Michigan
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1 posted on 10/09/2007 11:58:39 AM PDT by CounterCounterCulture
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To: Jim Robinson; Admin Moderator; Sidebar Moderator

Heads up.


2 posted on 10/09/2007 11:59:31 AM PDT by CounterCounterCulture (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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To: CounterCounterCulture

The debate is at 4PM Eastern?


3 posted on 10/09/2007 12:00:26 PM PDT by Badeye (Free Willie!)
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To: CounterCounterCulture

I gotta learn to read — I thought the debate was tonight. Oh well, guess I’ll see the highlights or lowlights tonight.


4 posted on 10/09/2007 12:01:40 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Badeye

Yyyyyyup... go figure, during working hours.


5 posted on 10/09/2007 12:02:11 PM PDT by CounterCounterCulture (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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To: fatnotlazy

There’s a replay at 9pm.


6 posted on 10/09/2007 12:02:55 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (John Cox 2008: Because Duncan Hunter just isn't obscure enough for me!)
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To: CounterCounterCulture

Here is hoping SOMEONE rips that pin head Matthews.


7 posted on 10/09/2007 12:02:59 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (http://www.vetsforfreedom.org/ vrs the "Worse than Watergate Congress")
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To: CounterCounterCulture

Snapshot at Intrade

2008 Republican Presidential Nominee
2008.GOP.NOM.GIULIANI
Rudy Giuliani to be the Republican Presidential Nominee in 2008 M 38.9 39.2 38.8 116921 +0.2

2008.GOP.NOM.ROMNEY
Mitt Romney to be the Republican Presidential Nominee in 2008 M 23.8 24.0 23.8 97384 -1.9

2008.GOP.NOM.THOMPSON(F)
Fred Thompson to be the Republican Presidential Nominee in 2008 M 22.0 22.1 22.1 86218 +0.2

2008.GOP.NOM.PAUL
Ron Paul to be the Republican Presidential Nominee in 2008 M 5.7 5.8 5.5 64923 -1.4

2008.GOP.NOM.MCCAIN
John McCain to be the Republican Presidential Nominee in 2008 M 5.2 5.3 5.2 145572 -0.0

2008.GOP.NOM.HUCKABEE
Mike Huckabee to be the Republican Presidential Nominee in 2008 M 2.8 3.3 2.7 49872 +0.1

2008.GOP.NOM.RICE

2008.GOP.NOM.HUNTER
Duncan Hunter to be the Republican Presidential Nominee in 2008 M - 0.1 0.1 27578 0

2008.GOP.NOM.BROWNBACK
Sam Brownback to be the Republican Presidential Nominee in 2008 M - 0.1 0.1 32441 0

2008.GOP.NOM.TANCREDO
Tom Tancredo to be the Rep Presidential Nominee in 2008 M - 0.1 0.1 31505 0


8 posted on 10/09/2007 12:03:58 PM PDT by Kevmo (We should withdraw from Iraq via Tehran. And Duncan Hunter is just the man to get that job done.)
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To: CounterCounterCulture
Fredquaters bump
9 posted on 10/09/2007 12:03:59 PM PDT by mnehring ("Ron Paul and his flaming antiwar spam monkeys can Kiss my Ass!!"- Jim Robinson, Sept, 30, 2007)
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To: MNJohnnie

I’m hoping somebody hogties Chris Matthews and Matthews impersonator Daryl Hammond replaces him. ;-)


10 posted on 10/09/2007 12:05:16 PM PDT by CounterCounterCulture (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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To: MNJohnnie

I think the odds are extremely good that more than 1 candidate will push back against a question from Matthews. He’s been asking for it and it will play well with the base.


11 posted on 10/09/2007 12:07:04 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The broken wall, the burning roof and tower. And Agamemnon dead.)
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To: fatnotlazy
I gotta learn to read — I thought the debate was tonight.

The debate is tonight if you're watching live from France, for instance. :)

12 posted on 10/09/2007 12:07:24 PM PDT by jdm
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To: CounterCounterCulture

Hmmm. I suppose they want to dominate the nightly talks shows, beginning with Hume at 6 PM EST.

Thanks.


13 posted on 10/09/2007 12:11:14 PM PDT by Badeye (Free Willie!)
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To: MNJohnnie
Here is hoping SOMEONE rips that pin head Matthews.

me too.I see either Fred or McCain (in an attempt at humor)ripping Chrisy.

14 posted on 10/09/2007 12:18:19 PM PDT by Moleman
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To: jdm

The debate is tonight if you’re watching live from France, for instance. :)

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LOL

Seriously, I wonder if any of the debate will show up on international news. I get the English version of DW from Germany — I believe for the last debate, the news did a story on it. Kind of surprised me, since the station is somewhat anti-American and pro-Democratic party.


15 posted on 10/09/2007 12:18:24 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Badeye

Well, the markets close at 4 pm Eastern, and my guess is Maria is usually home by 6:30.


16 posted on 10/09/2007 12:19:19 PM PDT by steveegg (I am John Doe, and a monthly donor)
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To: CounterCounterCulture

Thank goodness, no Keyes.


17 posted on 10/09/2007 12:19:28 PM PDT by pissant (Duncan Hunter: Warrior, Statesman, Conservative)
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To: perfect_rovian_storm

There’s a replay at 9pm.

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Thanks.

Here’s hoping Keith Doldrums isn’t doing the play by play or “color commentary.” :)


18 posted on 10/09/2007 12:19:48 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: steveegg

(chuckle)

I don’t get the facination with Maria. She’s exceedingly average, and isn’t nearly as much fun to look at as the babes on Fox.


19 posted on 10/09/2007 12:22:22 PM PDT by Badeye (Free Willie!)
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To: CounterCounterCulture
Here’s to hoping the Commie-Vampire Dims get creamed tonight!
20 posted on 10/09/2007 12:23:23 PM PDT by roses of sharon
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