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ROBERT (THE KLEAGLE) BYRD MAY HAVE MET HIS MATCH
Federal Review ^ | 06/08/2005 | marblehead17

Posted on 06/08/2005 7:55:33 PM PDT by marblehead17

Byrd has won every election by a landslide, but it appears he may have his work cut out for him. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito could give him a run for his money. Current polls give Byrd 46% and Capito 43%. The beauty of this is Capito has not announced a run for Byrd's seat. Byrd is so desperate that he has Sen. Obama raising money for him. Irony? Read more Charleston Daily Mail

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Politics/Elections; US: West Virginia
KEYWORDS: byrd; capito; westvirginia
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1 posted on 06/08/2005 7:55:34 PM PDT by marblehead17
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To: marblehead17

Give it up, Robby, You are too old.


2 posted on 06/08/2005 7:57:00 PM PDT by RobbyS (chirho)
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To: marblehead17
Shaky sheets will stay home next year.

He will retire with grace rather than run and lose.

A Republican pickup here will offset a loss in Tennessee when Rep. Harold Ford wins Sen Frist's retired seat.

3 posted on 06/08/2005 8:00:35 PM PDT by CROSSHIGHWAYMAN (NO PRISONERS!!)
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To: CROSSHIGHWAYMAN

Harold Ford could win elsewhere but not Tenn. That's a Red stste now.


4 posted on 06/08/2005 8:04:20 PM PDT by byteback
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To: CROSSHIGHWAYMAN
A Republican pickup here will offset a loss in Tennessee when Rep. Harold Ford wins Sen Frist's retired seat.

Sarcasm at its finest?

5 posted on 06/08/2005 8:11:05 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: byteback
Harold Ford could win elsewhere but not Tenn. That's a Red stste now.

So is South Dakota.

But it had 2 Democrat senators until last November.

Ford will win easily because he is a very conservative Dem.

I'll expect him to adorn the national ticket.....VP or POTUS...within the next 20 years.

That doesn't mean he will win though.

I'm backing Sen. George Allen for president in 2008.

He has Bush's homespun charm, is unbeatable in a good-sized southern state (Virginia) and has a gift Bush was born without.

He is an articulate man!!!!!

6 posted on 06/08/2005 8:12:11 PM PDT by CROSSHIGHWAYMAN (NO PRISONERS!!)
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To: marblehead17

By placing the Rebel flag on Byrd's Klan Suit, you are making a false assumption, namely, that the Rebel Flag is racist, when everyone knows it is not racist.


7 posted on 06/08/2005 8:12:50 PM PDT by AzaleaCity5691 (Farragut got lucky, if we had been on our game, we would have blasted him off Dauphin Island)
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To: CROSSHIGHWAYMAN

If Ford and Co can't keep Willie Herenton from winning elections in their personal feifdom, then how in God's name do you expect them to win Tennessee.


8 posted on 06/08/2005 8:15:02 PM PDT by AzaleaCity5691 (Farragut got lucky, if we had been on our game, we would have blasted him off Dauphin Island)
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To: marblehead17

9 posted on 06/08/2005 8:15:02 PM PDT by Alberta's Child (I ain't got a dime, but what I got is mine. I ain't rich, but lord I'm free.)
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To: AzaleaCity5691

A fair point.

Byrd will resign on a medical leave: hemorrhoids.


10 posted on 06/08/2005 8:15:13 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Everything I need to know about Islam I learned on 9-11!)
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To: marblehead17
Byrd is so desperate that he has Sen. Obama raising money for him.

I heard he thinks he "inherited" Sen. Obama from his Grandfather!

11 posted on 06/08/2005 8:16:56 PM PDT by nickcarraway (I'm Only Alive, Because a Judge Hasn't Ruled I Should Die...)
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To: AzaleaCity5691

I'm from Southern PA and I know that!!


12 posted on 06/08/2005 8:18:02 PM PDT by 26lemoncharlie ('Cuntas haereses tu sola interemisti in universo mundo!')
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To: Alberta's Child

LOL


13 posted on 06/08/2005 8:21:29 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (God has blessed Republicans with really stupid enemies.)
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To: CROSSHIGHWAYMAN
"(Harold) Ford will win easily because he is a very conservative Dem."

I suggest you review his votes from the ACU. Junior is very much a liberal 'Rat. His name is synomous with racism and corruption in Tennessee, and he most certainly will not win our fine state.

14 posted on 06/08/2005 8:23:59 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (*Gregoire is French for Stealing an Election*)
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To: CROSSHIGHWAYMAN

Ford has an ACU rating of 21 last year. The other Dems had 13, 42,43 and 56. So how is that Conservative?


15 posted on 06/08/2005 8:24:15 PM PDT by byteback
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To: GailA

See post #6. Sic 'em, Gail !


16 posted on 06/08/2005 8:24:54 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (*Gregoire is French for Stealing an Election*)
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To: CROSSHIGHWAYMAN

Ford is not conservative. I am in his distric so I know of what I speak. He may talk a good game but he is a LIBERAL from the FORD Crime family. The rest of the state hates the Fords with a passion. No way he wins. His uncle was just indicted for bribery (John Ford the TN state senator).


17 posted on 06/08/2005 8:28:14 PM PDT by packrat35 (reality is for people who can't face science fiction)
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To: packrat35
Ford is not conservative. I am in his distric so I know of what I speak. He may talk a good game but he is a LIBERAL from the FORD Crime family. The rest of the state hates the Fords with a passion. No way he wins. His uncle was just indicted for bribery (John Ford the TN state senator).

Thanks for setting me straight!!!!!!!

Now I can sleep tonight.

18 posted on 06/08/2005 8:37:14 PM PDT by CROSSHIGHWAYMAN (NO PRISONERS!!)
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To: AzaleaCity5691

I'll go you one better on the whole rebel flag-Klan past of Byrd.
That stupid move on his part was over FIFTY years ago!Attack Byrd for being an out of touch liberal sycophant with a big mouth and I completely agree.But let the Klan diatribes die.He has totally repudiated that part of his past and I think its petty of conservatives to keep beating this dead horse.
Besides,the Klan today is a bunch of on-line hucksters trying to sell T-shirts and bumper stickers.They are dead as a terrorist group.


19 posted on 06/08/2005 8:37:20 PM PDT by Riverman94610
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To: Alberta's Child

Great toon.


20 posted on 06/08/2005 8:41:08 PM PDT by marblehead17 (I love it when a plan comes together.)
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To: marblehead17

Why did you put the Rebel flag on sheets?


21 posted on 06/08/2005 8:42:05 PM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: CROSSHIGHWAYMAN
Ford will win easily because he is a very conservative Dem.

Only when he is running or sleeping.

22 posted on 06/08/2005 8:44:10 PM PDT by lonestar (Me, too!--Weinie)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie
Byrd will resign on a medical leave: hemorrhoids.

I don't know whether he has them or not but he is making the rest of us squirm a lot.

23 posted on 06/08/2005 8:44:13 PM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: nickcarraway

LMAO! That is a gut buster. Thanks.


24 posted on 06/08/2005 8:44:20 PM PDT by marblehead17 (I love it when a plan comes together.)
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To: AzaleaCity5691

Relax. I didn't create the photo. It will piss off the misguided Libs. BTW, welcome to FR.


25 posted on 06/08/2005 8:46:20 PM PDT by marblehead17 (I love it when a plan comes together.)
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To: marblehead17
ROBERT (THE KLEAGLE) BYRD MAY HAVE MET HIS MATCH

Hopefully, the old sot will hiccup in front of it, while it's lit.

26 posted on 06/08/2005 8:49:13 PM PDT by Paul Atreides (FACT: You can get more reliable information in a beauty shop, than from the media)
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To: pbrown

I didn't. I found the picture and posted it. What's the problem?


27 posted on 06/08/2005 8:49:42 PM PDT by marblehead17 (I love it when a plan comes together.)
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To: nickcarraway
I heard he thinks he "inherited" Sen. Obama from his Grandfather!

That hit me just right. Big chuckle.

28 posted on 06/08/2005 8:49:46 PM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: jan in Colorado

Ford rules TN ping


29 posted on 06/08/2005 8:52:00 PM PDT by Gondring (The can have my Bill of Rights when they pry it from my cold dead hands.)
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To: Riverman94610
They are dead as a terrorist group.

No wonder with the medical care they get.


30 posted on 06/08/2005 8:52:21 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Keep the warrior princess happy, buy her ammo.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
His name is synomous with racism and corruption in Tennessee, and he most certainly will not win our fine state.

Could easily describe Al Gore, Jr., and he won each time until it counted. That was because he got more exposure and people got to see who he relly was other than a famous name in Tenn.

31 posted on 06/08/2005 8:52:34 PM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: Riverman94610

I like beating this "dead horse" just to piss liberals off. They are hypocrites and I hope they are lurking here. It may have been 50 years ago, but I think Byrd is still a racist.


32 posted on 06/08/2005 8:54:49 PM PDT by marblehead17 (I love it when a plan comes together.)
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To: marblehead17
I didn't. I found the picture and posted it. What's the problem?

I won't get into a debate with you over the Flag. I'll say what I want to say and that will be the end of it. You have a picture of a racist man, wearing a racist costume. On that costume is a Confederate flag. To some it's a sign of racism.

To most it is about history. The Southerners, are the only people not allowed to celebrate the deaths of their ancestors who fought in the war between the North and South. My ancestral family never owned slaves. I can trace my ancestors back to Brian O'Banion, who left Ireland and landed in Virginia in 1680. No slave owners in our family tree.

33 posted on 06/08/2005 8:57:34 PM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: Riverman94610
That stupid move on his part was over FIFTY years ago!

The only reason that is ever mentioned is the Dems blast the Republicans as racists and give Byrd a pass. Look what happened to Trent Lott and compare that to the treatment Byrd gets. Byrd plays the liberal gig to the hilt, like he did fifty years ago when being conservative and a Klansman was politically popular. You are preaching to the wrong bunch.

34 posted on 06/08/2005 9:00:32 PM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: CROSSHIGHWAYMAN

You gotta be kidding!

There's lots more to Tennessee than just Shelby County, and even "yellow dog" Dimocrats will draw a line somewhere.


35 posted on 06/08/2005 9:03:59 PM PDT by Redbob
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... who he relly was ...

Stupid typo. Should be rilly.

36 posted on 06/08/2005 9:04:30 PM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: pbrown
My ancestral family never owned slaves.

Sounds like class envy to me. :-)

37 posted on 06/08/2005 9:05:39 PM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: CROSSHIGHWAYMAN
Ford will win easily because he is a very conservative Dem.

Very conservative? He is quite liberal. If the GOP has his tirades on the floor of the House on tape where he's ranting and raving about tax cuts for the rich and other such nonsense - so much to the point he was reprimanded by the chair - they should make quick work of him.

38 posted on 06/08/2005 9:07:11 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: Mind-numbed Robot
Sounds like class envy to me. :-)

Sounds like you're a snot nosed elitist to me.

39 posted on 06/08/2005 9:09:36 PM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: Mind-numbed Robot
"Could easily describe Al Gore, Jr., and he won each time until it counted."

Last time Al Gore, not Clinton/Gore, won anything in Tennessee was in the '80's, wasn't it? Or maybe in '90?

So much for ancient history - we're talking about the NEXT election here.

40 posted on 06/08/2005 9:10:43 PM PDT by Redbob
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To: Republican Wildcat

So we'll lose a seat in TN? that's crazy!


41 posted on 06/08/2005 9:12:45 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: AzaleaCity5691
>> By placing the Rebel flag on Byrd's Klan Suit, you are making a false assumption, namely, that the Rebel Flag is racist, when everyone knows it is not racist. <<

The Ku Klux Klan are the ones that placed the rebel flag on their logos in the first place, not versa. According to their OWN website "The Ku Klux Klan came into existence at the end of the War Between the States in a period called 'Black Reconstruction.' resulting in tremendous crime, violence, and corruption against White Southerners. At the darkest hour, the Klan arose and restored the government of the South back to the Southern people, and as Woodrow Wilson said, it saved civilization on this continent."

If you have a problem with the depiction of Byrd being photoshopped to wear an AUTHENTIC looking Klan outfit, take it up with the Klan and demand they stop using the rebel flag in that manner. I doubt their organization is about to disregard the logo since they've used it since their founding.

42 posted on 06/08/2005 9:13:43 PM PDT by BillyBoy (Find out the TRUTH about the Chicago Democrat Machine's "Best Friend" in the GOP - www.NOLaHood.com)
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To: pbrown

You have articulated a very important point and educated me once more. Thanks for that clarification.


43 posted on 06/08/2005 9:15:04 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Everything I need to know about Islam I learned on 9-11!)
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To: BillyBoy

This thread is going to freeper island. Good night.


44 posted on 06/08/2005 9:15:52 PM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie
You have articulated a very important point and educated me once more. Thanks for that clarification.

Thank you.

This thread is degrading quickly. I cannot stay on it.

I'll see you on another thread I hope.

45 posted on 06/08/2005 9:18:07 PM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

I didn't say that...


46 posted on 06/08/2005 9:20:23 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: pbrown
You make a good point. Let me explain my credibility. I'm 41 yrs old and I had a great grandfather fight for the South in The War of Southern Independence. Think about that. My great grand father. He was born Benjamin Gunter Womble on Feb 17, 1842. My grandmother, his daughter, was born Dec. 10. 1903. My mother was born Apr 26, 1943. I was born March 17, 1964. My mother has been active with the UDC and the DAR. Need I explain this. BTW, my great grand father was captured at Gettysburg and imprisoned at Hart's Island, NY until the end of the war.

Therefore, Don't lecture me. I will Freepmail you on this.
47 posted on 06/08/2005 9:21:25 PM PDT by marblehead17 (I love it when a plan comes together.)
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To: Republican Wildcat

Sorry, I didn't mean to seem sarcastic. I truly don't know anything about TN politics. I'm just surprised that we could lose a seat there.


48 posted on 06/08/2005 9:35:13 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: pbrown

Shall we discuss our family's role in The Revolution next?


49 posted on 06/08/2005 9:35:36 PM PDT by marblehead17 (I love it when a plan comes together.)
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To: marblehead17

Your great grandfather was 61 when your grandmother was born? How old was his wife?


50 posted on 06/08/2005 9:38:18 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Keep the warrior princess happy, buy her ammo.)
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