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Old 02-24-2008, 01:15 PM   #21
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Go Ralph!! Some people believe that this election is about CHANGE. Ralph is the CHANGE candidate we can count on.
Ok, Ok. It's change we can count on. But is it change we can believe in?
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Old 02-24-2008, 01:16 PM   #22
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Go Ralph!! Some people believe that this election is about CHANGE. Ralph is the CHANGE candidate we can count on. He's the only can.did.ate that isn't in the back pocket of the CORPORATE INTERESTS.

I hope no one falls into the trap of just voting for a candidate who is already popular. You've only got one vote, one chance to honestly tell THE SYSTEM who you want to be President. Vote your conscience! Anyway, you can bet the mainstream media (all owned by megacorps) will suppress the poll numbers in the coming weeks, making it look like Ralph is not really popular. DO NOT BELIEVE IT!

Vote your conscience--Nader in '08!! In your heart, you know he's right! (to borrow a line)

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And the rest of them aren't egomaniacs?

I would not vote for him because of his politics.

Nader is merely getting some press on issues he thinks are important. He probably wants to get into the debates.

The great thing about our country is that he can run.


I did not vote in the poll because I am still undecided.
Why has he not run for say a senator or congressman or heck Dog Catcher

If he really wanted to help the system and change the system he should have started there.
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Why has he not run for say a senator or congressman or heck Dog Catcher

If he really wanted to help the system and change the system he should have started there.

I suspect that Nadar is the best thing conservatives could have hoped for. He will siphon off some protest votes from the fringe Democrats. Doesn't take much in a close race.
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I suspect that Nadar is the best thing conservatives could have hoped for. He will siphon off some protest votes from the fringe Democrats. Doesn't take much in a close race.
I guess this has turned out to be a pretty good week for John McCain. First the NY Times rallies the conservatives around him, and now Ralph Nader is threatening to siphon off some of the far-left vote from the Democratic candidate.
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If you vote for Nader you might as well vote republican. It gives the same result as we all saw in 2000. This country would be a whole hell of a lot better if Nader hadn't run in 2000. I'm not saying that if Bush wasn't elected that none of the problems we face would be here but a lot of them wouldn't be as bad as they are now.
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But Nader is for change
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Whatever your opinion of the current crop of candidates is, you have to admit the country has taken a turn to the left. I was surprised to see the right wing of the GOP rally around a former Massachusetts governor with pro-choice, pro-gay rights stances in his record as the party savior.
It's just another turn of the pendulum. Political will goes in cycles. Usually people (except for the hard-core partisans) are okay with one party's governance for a few years, and then they get tired of it and want something else (usually due to economic weakness), and then they vote the other guys in.

After 12 years of a Republican presidency starting with Reagan's first term, the economy faltered and Bush 41 was gone. In 2000 after 8 years of a Democrat in the White House, the combination of Bill's misdeeds and a suddenly deflating economy from a bubble popping helped get Bush 43 in the White House. And sure enough, 8 years later and a nation tiring of putting foreign policy over a domestic agenda (and yes, another weak economy) is bringing it back to the left somewhat.

These things always ebb and flow.
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If you vote for Nader you might as well vote republican...
Is that a McCain endorsement?
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Is that a McCain endorsement?
No, I wouldn't vote for my grandfather either. The last thing we need is someone more senile than the current president. The leader of the free world shouldn't be a job for retirees.
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No, I wouldn't vote for my grandfather either. The last thing we need is someone more senile than the current president. The leader of the free world shouldn't be a job for retirees.
Or whipper-snappers with little life experience. Or witches.

Which leaves---RALPH! Go Ralph! Sure, he's older than McCain but he's YOUNG and rebellious at heart. He kept himself young by preserving himself, avoiding arduous activities or public service. He's especially unsullied by contact with the free market and the work hours (and wear) that might entail. He's a relative spring chicken! Best of all, he has a ZILLION ideas on how the government can help everything run better.

More ideas than Hillary, more military service than Obama, and more experience (in years on the planet) than McCain. He's gonna get the brass ring this time!!
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Or whipper-snappers with little life experience. Or witches.

Which leaves---RALPH! Go Ralph! Sure, he's older than McCain but he's YOUNG and rebellious at heart. He kept himself young by preserving himself, avoiding arduous activities or public service. He's especially unsullied by contact with the free market and the work hours (and wear) that might entail. He's a relative spring chicken! Best of all, he has a ZILLION ideas on how the government can help everything run better.

More ideas than Hillary, more military service than Obama, and more experience (in years on the planet) than McCain. He's gonna get the brass ring this time!!

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More ideas than Hillary, more military service than Obama, and more experience (in years on the planet) than McCain. He's gonna get the brass ring this time!!

I'm with Sam. If you want real change Nader is the guy, he isn't beholden to evil corporate special interest, or to the George Soros of the world. Nader is a friend of the working guy. If it wasn't for Nader we all be driving horribly unsafe cars at Autobahn like speeds.

Plus as somebody who is satorially challenged Ralph is my role model

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I like Nader for the fact he jumps in at the last second just to upset the apple cart.
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So you guys are all going to vote for him, right?
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So you guys are all going to vote for him, right?
No Im voting for Hillary.
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So you guys are all going to vote for him, right?

I promise to vote for him if you do.
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