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Gore Defends the Dixie Chicks
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Posted on 04/01/2003 8:41:40 AM PST by RockSolid

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101 posted on 04/01/2003 8:33:43 PM PST by Porterville (Screw the grammar, full posting ahead.)
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To: Porterville
Big Gay Al loves the Dixie Chix
102 posted on 04/01/2003 8:34:31 PM PST by Porterville (Screw the grammar, full posting ahead.)
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To: janetgreen
LOL
103 posted on 04/01/2003 8:38:10 PM PST by graycamel
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To: reagan_fanatic
That was funny!
104 posted on 04/01/2003 8:39:19 PM PST by sauropod (If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy...)
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To: RockSolid
Our democracy has taken a hit," Gore said. "Our best protection is free and open debate."

"Count every vote. blah blah blah"

Oh. Except the military ones and any others for my political opponent, of course.

Got to preserve democracy, dontcha know?

105 posted on 04/01/2003 8:54:18 PM PST by butter pecan fan
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To: RockSolid
Al Gore reminds me of the Steve Martin character in the movie "The Jerk." He has an incredibly bad sense of "rhythm" and this extends to his sense of political timing.

The Dixie Chicks controversy had just about run its course. Everybody pretty much had made up their minds -- mostly negative toward the Chicks. Then in plods Ole Al Gore, weighing-in with his "opinion".

Perhaps Big Al thinks that he can net some juicy campaign money from the Chicks & their management. With their career a smoking ruin, somehow I doubt it.

106 posted on 04/02/2003 7:00:26 AM PST by Tallguy
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To: RockSolid
According to the Tennessean, Gore used recent attacks on the Dixie Chicks that followed anti-war comments by Natalie Maines as an example. Gore told the audience, "They were made to feel un-American and risked economic retaliation because of what was said. Our democracy has taken a hit," Gore said. "Our best protection is free and open debate."

Dear Stoopid (Algore that is):

Natalie Maines has every right to speak her mind. America has every right to choose not to buy her product, for any reason. If she represented a Seattle grunge band instead of a country band, she might be getting more sympathetic treatment. People who like country music traditionally care more about America than they care about the whinings of some diva who bashes America.

Since Natalie has celebrity to use as a bully pulpit, forgive us if the rest of us who don't have that advantage voice our opinions in this powerful, peacable manner. Trying to stifle this sort of dissent isn't exactly fostering the "free and open debate" you pay mealy-mouthed lip service to.

107 posted on 04/02/2003 8:05:12 AM PST by Kenton
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To: sonofatpatcher2
That took 10 hours?
108 posted on 04/02/2003 10:28:40 AM PST by WaveThatFlag
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To: RockSolid
Gore Defends the Dixie Chicks - yea I bet they loved that!
109 posted on 04/02/2003 11:36:58 AM PST by Free_at_last_-2001 (is clinton in jail yet?)
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To: RockSolid
"They were made to feel un-American and risked economic retaliation because of what was said. Our democracy has taken a hit," Gore said. "Our best protection is free and open debate."

Au contraire...(appropriate selection of phrase)...

The best protection would be a condom over the Gored-one's head!

110 posted on 04/02/2003 11:46:55 AM PST by LuisBasco
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To: Revolting cat!
It's a tough job, but somebody had to do it - hammering the final nail on the Chickens coffin!

Well at least Algore Junior has finally found some kind of job.

111 posted on 04/02/2003 11:52:34 AM PST by weegee (McCarthy was right, Fight the Red Menace)
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To: ctlpdad
>> GUCK FORE! <<

Couldn't have said it better myself. And that goes for the
Chixie Dicks as well.
112 posted on 04/02/2003 2:09:57 PM PST by appalachian_dweller (Those who sacrifice freedom for security deserve neither.)
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To: sauropod; general_re
"They were made to feel un-American and risked economic retaliation because of what was said. Our democracy has taken a hit,"

Aw, bite me, Al!

I'm not going to feed the beast with the few dollars at my disposal ANY MORE, and *you're* not the president, so you can't make me.

Neener-neener!

113 posted on 04/02/2003 5:37:43 PM PST by hellinahandcart
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To: RockSolid
Aarrrgh! Shaddup already!
114 posted on 04/02/2003 5:43:02 PM PST by Ciexyz
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To: RockSolid
Chicks plucked!
115 posted on 04/02/2003 5:46:08 PM PST by lonestar (Don't mess with Texans)
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To: RockSolid
The sinking of the Maines.

Democracy Gored.

Dixie is Chickless.

Headlines I would like to see.
116 posted on 04/02/2003 5:50:34 PM PST by Rocky
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To: Howlin
Is this the same Algore..that said; "I don't know; it just seemed like it might be better to focus on what was most important about this story....Sometimes, you never fully face up to things that you ought to face up to.".....When asked why he did not mention in his convention speech that he continued to receive annual checks from his's families tobacco farm for several years after his sister's smoking-related death from cancer.

You mean THAT Algore...!!!

FRegards,

117 posted on 04/02/2003 6:07:33 PM PST by Osage Orange (''African-Americans watch the same news at night that ordinary Americans do ''- Bill Clinton)
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To: RockSolid
Is this the same support he's giving Apple Computers?
121 posted on 05/04/2003 4:50:20 PM PDT by husky ed (FOX NEWS ALERT "Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead" THIS HAS BEEN A FOX NEWS ALERT)
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To: ChristianLiberal
From the Article:

Gore told the audience, "They were made to feel un-American and risked economic retaliation because of what was said. Our democracy has taken a hit," Gore said. "Our best protection is free and open debate."

That's their problem if they feel they are un-American because of the criticism the Dixie Chicks received. How would Gore know if they feel un-American, did he ask them? It's a two-way street; if you give criticism expect to receive it.

Gore is wrong about democracy taking a "hit". He must be referring to our First Amendment rights, for which it is being exercised.

122 posted on 05/04/2003 5:15:07 PM PDT by demlosers
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To: RockSolid
Al Gore is the most entertaining man in Washington. Just listen to these great quotes (in mp3 format):
"I invented the Internet..."
Al gets caught lying (Very funny)
Comedy Central quotes Al Gore... (funny)
Kill the Family Car...
President who? (Quote about Clinton by Gore)

There are more where these came from. Pass them around. Al's a barrel of laughs.

123 posted on 06/17/2003 3:13:02 AM PDT by Bon mots
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