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Posts by kcbc2001

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  • Who Won't You Vote for in 2008?

    03/01/2007 11:18:00 AM PST · 148 of 150
    kcbc2001 to Rodney King

    I won't vote for myself - I'm not going to be on the ballot. 8-)

  • Dennis Miller coming to talk radio

    03/01/2007 11:14:23 AM PST · 60 of 60
    kcbc2001 to raccoonradio

    Dennis rocks - I love that he's socially liberal. He's still funny - even if we disagree. I don't look to him for my political opinions - he is just an hilarious social commentator - opinion giver - He's free to have opinions that are different than mine. Yeah, that freedom of thought thing is really pesky to some people I guess.

    So, apparently you can only be a conservative if you agree 100%, not 90%? Geez, I'm betting that some of the people here would find something wrong with Jesus if they didn't realize it was Jesus standing in the room.

    Tough crowd - no wonder we have a Dem majority in congress now.

  • McCain’s Old Age Worse Than Rudy’s Divorces?

    02/18/2007 1:03:08 PM PST · 117 of 118
    kcbc2001 to areafiftyone

    Yes, in the era of single parents, blended families, step families, gay families, easy divorce, Rudy's ok. Shoot, my "baby boomer" dad was married three times as well! I never thought he had anything in common with Rudy.

    It's not abnormal to have "starter marriages", swap wives (on television for $), and have 3 different kids with 3 different daddies...

    Gen X'ers and Y's have lived with the consequences for years - latchkey kids, which parent am I spending the weekend / summer with - that's why a lot of us wait longer to get married because we don't want to get married over and over and over again...

    I'd rather have Rudy than McCain any day of the week!

    Even Reagan was divorced and he got elected twice...and didn't McCain dump his first wife after he got out of Vietnam anyway - sorry, but three marriages doesn't bother me in the least.

  • Rudy Guliani Opts Out of Religious Broadcasters MeetingIs Rudy Going to Ignore Evangelicals?

    02/18/2007 12:53:14 PM PST · 202 of 364
    kcbc2001 to WalterSkinner

    I haven't come out in support of one candidate or another.

    I think that our next candidate needs to be a strong leader in his own right and part of being a leader is getting people to follow you. He gets why we are fighting the war on terror and articulates it well. Just like Reagan articulated the war against the "evil empire" well here and abroad. I don't expect my president to be a religious leader.

  • Are Modern Standards Too High?

    02/15/2007 1:19:43 PM PST · 57 of 84
    kcbc2001 to qam1

    Do you know hard it is to find a conservative guy nowadays?

    I married the one I found who wasn't already married, engaged, or in a steady relationship. Being single and "independent" is over-rated. I got married later than I wanted to, but it took me awhile to find someone who didn't see being a conservative as a character flaw.

  • Why Do Jews Not Vote For Republicans?

    02/14/2007 4:54:06 PM PST · 28 of 102
    kcbc2001 to The Blitherer

    The only Jews who are complaining are from out of state. If they lived here, then they wouldn't have said a word - because older people still love Mitt's dad from when he was Governor in the 1960's and everyone here loves their cars -and Henry Ford (despite his flaw of being anti-Semitic). A lot of it has to do with the fact that so many people are employed or were employed by Ford Motor. And the Fords did and still do a lot for our area. There's the Henry Ford medical centers, Ford high schools, the Henry Ford Community College, the donations to various charities/organizations in our area...

    People who only see Ford for being an anti-semite are missing the complete picture of what Ford did for our state. And that's the real tragedy of their comments. MI wasn't the car capital of the world until Ford came along....it's a legacy that we are very proud of here - even if you don't work in the auto industry. It makes you realize how ignorant some people really truly are.

    Yes, it is wrong to be an anti-semite, but it is also wrong to assume that this is someone's only characteristic.

  • Do some housework! Aging Japanese husbands struggle to rekindle marriages

    02/05/2007 4:25:51 PM PST · 13 of 15
    kcbc2001 to Extremely Extreme Extremist

    Beloved Wives Day....I like that.

  • Can Hillary Clinton win in 2008?

    01/21/2007 1:23:06 PM PST · 88 of 95
    kcbc2001 to MinorityRepublican

    People are tired of Bush/Clinton presidencies.

    She could win, but I think that the Dems won't nominate her. They love Bill, but not Hillary. She picked a bad year to run. People want new faces/ideas - she's the establishment/Democrat elitist candidate..... She'd do herself a huge favor by staying in the Senate and building her legacy there. We really don't need two clintons in search of a legacy -

  • Clinton to launch 2008 presidential bid

    01/20/2007 10:38:02 AM PST · 52 of 54
    kcbc2001 to AmericanMade1776

    Yeah, some women will vote for her because she's a woman...

    However, if she wants to run for president she's going to have to start appearing on shows she wouldn't normally appear on....

    Sorry, but going on the Today show/Oprah isn't going to reach people who are undecided and have jobs....

  • Entitled Selfishness (Boomer Generation Is in a State of Denial)

    01/13/2007 9:12:48 AM PST · 63 of 63
    kcbc2001 to Renegade

    How much of what they have is purchased with credit? And how much of what they have is going to be used for medical care / nursing home costs? Co-pays get you every time from the doctors office to the prescription counter.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 7 January 2007

    01/07/2007 3:28:02 PM PST · 427 of 473
    kcbc2001 to Fishtalk

    Sorry to hear about what you are going through - I thought I'd throw in my support...

    People really need to take responsibility for their pets. It drives me nuts when something their pet does is blamed on me or my behavior when the pet has acted incorrectly or was never trained properly.

    If people are going to have open yards like that they need to get a leash for their dogs. It's a different story if the back yard is fenced off and they just go in the back and play unleashed.

    Unless you live in a rural area, there's not a good reason to leave your dog unleashed unless he's inside or being supervised or playing in a gated area where it can't hurt itself or others in that area. JMHO.

  • The Media Love "Young Hollywood"

    01/05/2007 1:08:32 PM PST · 28 of 28
    kcbc2001 to Mike Bates

    I love them enough to turn either the channel or the television off when they are on.

  • Will the United States Survive Until 2022?

    01/03/2007 6:17:46 PM PST · 38 of 39
    kcbc2001 to rmlew

    Interesting piece.

    I really don't like the idea of this happening in my lifetime (I'm in my early 30s).

    All I know is that the longer we are divided, the closer we get to an event where we won't be able to live side by side in our current form. I hope we can find solutions to our problems; however, how do you reconcile secularism vs having religious values? It's harder and harder all the time considering the extremes that we've gotten to in our public discourse....you can't kinda sorta be for killing babies - either you are or you aren't. (For example)

  • Joel McNally: Affirmative action foes really want whites-first (BARF alert)

    12/31/2006 10:48:34 AM PST · 40 of 40
    kcbc2001 to kjo

    Actually, here in MI, UofM, MSU, and WSU got together and asked for an extension before implementing Prop 2-and got it. And Detroit/Lansing are trying to argue that AA is a federal law, not state law - so technically, they don't have to comply with Prop 2 when it comes to contracting services.

    Just because we voted for it/won, doesn't mean that the libs are letting go of it without a fight. We are going to be fighting this out for a long time to come -

    It looks like this round of fighting is going to be a lot worse than the election was....

  • The Muslims Are Coming!

    12/31/2006 10:34:55 AM PST · 42 of 53
    kcbc2001 to livius; All

    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20061002.wxmosque02/BNStory/Entertainment/home

    You know when they are making a (comedy) television show called "Little Mosque on the Prairie" in Canada - there's got to be some truth to it....

    It's supposed to start in January BTW.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 31 December 2006

    12/31/2006 9:51:26 AM PST · 271 of 568
    kcbc2001 to rodguy911

    Ditto! When I flip through the channels and see the same old faces, I keep looking for something better. The same old voices get the same old result and the same freaken show....why watch one when you've seen the same show months ago.

  • How Barack's winning the evangelicals

    12/31/2006 9:44:39 AM PST · 184 of 185
    kcbc2001 to Melas

    Considering what a disaster the IL GOP is in - Keyes is lucky he got 27% of the vote. Maybe had he actually been from IL the result might have been a bit different; however IL is a liberal state. Furthermore, Keyes has never held an elected office; whereas BHO was a state Senator. That type of thing holds a lot of weight for people.

    I should have clarified my statement-however I thought it was clear that we were talking about Evangelicals-so I didn't believe that it needed to be stated in my response.

    Evangelicals/conservative Catholics usually vote for pro-life candidates - some of them overlook party to vote for pro-life candidates...Pro-life Dem is better than a pro-choice Republican....even if the Republican represents a lot more of your values than the pro-life dem would....

    So, for this group, the pro-lifer IS going to win over the pro-choicer-especially if they are a single-issue voter - which a significant portion of evagelicals are on the issue of abortion.

    Making the assumption that the pro-lifer would automatically win against a pro-choicer outside of evangelical circles is absurd because we know that relatively conservative areas will elect pro-abort candidates. My state just re-elected our pro-abort gov and MI isn't nearly as liberal as NY.

  • How Barack's winning the evangelicals

    12/29/2006 7:20:36 AM PST · 11 of 185
    kcbc2001 to teddyballgame

    Just because he's courting that doesn't mean that they are going to close the deal and support him.

    Put up a pro-abort with a pro-lifer, the pro-lifer's going to win....

  • Many didn't warm to snowless holiday (Al Gore supporter says global warming hurt Christmas)

    12/27/2006 6:29:36 AM PST · 55 of 62
    kcbc2001 to MassRepublicanFlyersFan

    I loved not having slush/snow/rain/clouds on my birthday (the 19th). It was a bit cold, but it was bright and sunny and that never happens on my birthday.

    I loved driving out to see my dad on Christmas Eve because it was warm and we didn't have to worry about ice/snow on the highways and I didn't have to "bundle" up.

    Some people really don't know a good thing when they've got it.

  • More Conservatives Mull ’08 Bid, But May Lack That Wow Factor

    12/25/2006 4:12:14 PM PST · 31 of 32
    kcbc2001 to shrinkermd

    Wow isn't a word that I use for any of them - left or right.

    My reactions for the current crop tend to be:
    "I hope not!"
    "I really hope not!"
    "What a nightmare!"
    "Oh No - that can't be true"
    "Is this the best our country/leadership can do?"