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Obama and Huckabee win in Iowa

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  1. Dominick J. 4 Jan 2008, 4:30pm

    Oh well It’s just one caucaus, let the games go on. I’m still betting on Hillary.

  2. Bill Perdue 4 Jan 2008, 9:46pm

    Seven very important reasons not to vote for Barak Obama: FIRST, he’s a Democrat, a political hustler in a right centrist party who’ll say anything to get elected. As Gore Vidal said says “We have one party – we have the party of essentially corporate America. It has two right wings, one called Democratic, one called Republican.” A vote for either party is a vote for people whose pigheaded opposition to samesex marriage and opposition to voting in GLBT rights bills make them open opponents of GLBT equality. SECOND, like Clinton and the Republicans he openly, arrogantly and unashamedly panders to gay bashing christian bigots.THIRD, like Clinton and the Republicans he’s a candidate bought and paid for by corporate interests; his contributors are a virtual rogue’s gallery of parasites including: Goldman Sachs $430,578 JP Morgan Chase Co $273,359 Exelon Corp $269,100 Kirkland Ellis $256,089 Sidley Austin LLP $241,525 Lehman Brothers $241,090 Citigroup Inc $207,500 Skadden, Arps et al $206,271 etc. FOURTH, Obama was the first presidential candidate to support the NAFTA Peru extension bill before Congress. Look at his list of donors above and his stand makes perfect sense. The AFL-CIO, all Peruvian unions and most environmental and anti-poverty organizations oppose NAFTA because it’s used to pauperize workers, bust unions and is an environmental disaster. Obama, Clinton and most Republicans support NAFTA. They have to if they want corporate money. FIFTH, in spite of all his hype about the war one thing remains crystal clear, neither he, Edwards, Clinton and the Republicans can end the war. A victory by the Iraqis will end it, just like the war in Vietnam was ended. Obama would spread the war to Pakistan, a nation with nuclear weapons. Congress supports the resource wars including the oil piracy in Iraq. If the US pulls out of the Mideast it’ll be dependent on the good will of the anti-American governments of socialist Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, Putin in Russia, and the leftist Lula in Brazil. That’s why Obama and all the leading Democratic and Republican candidates flatly refuse to promise withdrawal before 2013. SIXTH, like Clinton and the Republicans, Obama is a hand puppet for the HMO, pharmaceutical and insurance industries. Don’t get sick if one of them wins. The National Nurses Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO condemns Obama, saying “There are two basic options for healthcare reform: increase the role of health insurance companies or replace them. Obama has chosen to give more customers and more public funds to the for-profit insurance corporations. It’s an expensive gift and one that allows them to continue meddling in medical decision-making while raking in obscene blood-money profits.” SEVENTH, and most important, if enough people vote for him he might win. Anyone older that eight or nine years old who believes campaign promises is not that much older than eight or nine. With Democrats like these who needs Republicans. A Republican candidate is a loud-mouthed baboon in a people suit with a theocratic christian attached at the hip. A Democratic candidate is a Republican in drag.

  3. Dominick J. 4 Jan 2008, 11:10pm

    First because he is a democrat I will vote for him even if he’s not to my liking. I sure as hell don’t want the likes of a Huckabee or any Chrisgian rethug ruler sitting in the White House, ever again!

  4. Dominick J. 4 Jan 2008, 11:12pm

    “FIFTH, in spite of all his hype about the war one thing remains crystal clear, neither he, Edwards, Clinton and the Republicans can end the war. A victory by the Iraqis will end it, just like the war in Vietnam was ended. Obama would spread the war to Pakistan, a nation with nuclear weapons.”*************************************None of the candidates have commited to “ending” the war in Iraq BUT to pull our troups out!

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