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STEP RIGHT UP FOLKS, HERE’S THE ANSWER TO MY SINKING POLLS!

Tired of hearing the truth? No problem! All you need is a swig of this special Oil of O’bama and you’ll rid your brain of all those unwanted facts! Don’t be fooled by my supporters telling you we have this in the bag…they’re just sayin’ what they’ve been told to say. A couple of swigs from this Oil of O’bama helps the lies just slide off their silver tongues. Now you can do that, too!

Why is this necessary, you say? Well, I’m only a few weeks away from election day and McCain is ahead of me in the polls, he just reached 50%, a three point lead over me!

Oh yes, we have problems…right here in the Democratic Party. And that’s “Problems” with a capital “P” and that stands for Palin!

Howard Dean didn’t see this one coming. And Axelrod? Well, he didn’t think this was possible. After all, didn’t we smear Hillary enough to scare away any woman who would want to try and break that glass ceiling?

This Oil of O’bama will fix that, though. Just look at the fine job Charlie Gibson did on Palin during her interview on ABC. Yessiree bob, he opened up one of these bottles of Oil of O’bama and shared it with his editors and Voila! Half the interview was left on the cutting room floor. Yup, they made Palin look like she didn’t have a clue as to what she was talking about just by cutting out half of her answers. That’s the beauty of this stuff, it makes it all look so easy!

Buy a bottle for your friends, don’t be afraid to pass it around your college campus because I’m starting to lose some of that youth vote.

I know you guys say you’ll never leave me, and you may think you’re immune to my powers, but you must beware. The next time I pull a stunt like I did with my FISA vote, you’ll want to fortify the brainwashing you received during the Primary. I don’t want to see a repeat of you guys complaining about losing your Constitutional Rights. Once I get elected, I just may re-institute the military draft and you’re going to need my Oil of O’bama to fortify you as you get your draft notices in the mail.

Drink up, people….we’re running out of time and I need to go on vacation.

  • Sassy

    The real Problem with a P is the Pretender!
    And we white trash hillbillys prefer WD40 to “snake oil”!
    McCain/Palin

  • http://powerandcontrol.blogspot.com M. Simon

    Top 5 recipients of contributions from Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae’s PACs

    And the winners are!

    1. Dodd, Christopher J D-CT $133,900

    2. Kerry, John D-MA
    $111,000

    3. Obama, Barack D-IL
    $105,849

    4. Clinton, Hillary D-NY
    $75,550

    5. Kanjorski, Paul E D-PA
    $65,500

    http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2008/07/top-senate-recipients-of-fanni.html

  • moi61537

    Has anyone seen this one:

    http://www.nypost.com/seven/09152008/postopinion/opedcolumnists/obama_tried_to_stall_gis_iraq_withdrawal_129150.htm

    The writer says Obama tried to delay the draw down of troops. Obama first evidently.

  • http://powerandcontrol.blogspot.com M. Simon

    Here is the kind of radical far right neocons that have ruined our government:

    Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival and the success of liberty. – John F. Kennedy

    • Perry Logan

      Before he was killed, the Right all called him a commie.

      • http://powerandcontrol.blogspot.com M. Simon

        I was a Democrat then.

  • wodiej

    I don’t believe Hillary will go for President in 2012. I just think after all the BS she went through this time and how expensive it was and the stress, she won’t try it. Just my opinion.

    As for election fraud, I don’t think it has to be a rumor that Obama is going to try to steal this election. He’s got no values or integrity nor do his supporters. Also w his involvment in Acorn I think we can all expect that to happen. I am personally going to do my part by taking a vacation day on Nov. 4th and volunteer to work the polls all day. I am going to find out what I can do to watch registration. I am not sure in Indiana that will be an issue but I intend to find out. They are very strict here now because of what Bush did. We have the voting machines. And to vote you have to show photo ID plus you have to sign into a registration book and they match your signature. No match or ID, you don’t vote. I’m quite sure there will be some shady people trying to volunteer at the polls this year for Obama but usually it is seniors. But I am going to do what I can to catch anything going on. I think if Republicans just make sure they have people watching they should be ok. I don’t know about other states but the Republicans need to be aware.

    Part of this is the Republicans fault by condoning what Bush did. They did steal the election for Bush, not just once, but probably twice. You reap what you sow. The good, honest voters are suffering and the low lifes are crawling out from the woodwork.

    • jbjd

      Not sure election fraud will be a problem in IN? Where were you during the primaries? (Watch for out-of-state voters being bused in.)

    • http://powerandcontrol.blogspot.com M. Simon

      I think if Republicans just make sure they have people watching they should be ok. I don’t know about other states but the Republicans need to be aware.

      They have a bunch of volunteer lawyers on tap to monitor for fraud.

    • Perry Logan

      If they somehow get Obama elected, Republicans had better be scared—very scared.

      The Obama organization with get to work on the whole voter system. He and his gang will set up a Chicago-style machine across the entire nation. We won’t have another Republican President for at least fifty years…

      …which would be good…except these are crooked Democrats.

  • QUEENIE

    ut ohhhhhhhhh

    http://www.bloggingstocks.com/2008/09/14/lehman-bankrupt-merrill-bought-aig-collapsing-where-does-it-a/

    Lehman bankrupt, Merrill bought, AIG collapsing: Where does it all end?
    Posted Sep 14th 2008 10:04PM by Peter Cohan
    Filed under: Bank of America (BAC), Merrill Lynch (MER), Goldman Sachs Group (GS), Morgan Stanley (MS), Amer Intl Group (AIG), Lehman Br Holdings (LEH)

    The global financial system teeters on the edge of a collapse the likes of which has not been seen in at least 80 years. Thanks to the complexity of the financial instruments involved, the amount of leverage used to trade them, and the global interconnectedness of it all, it could be the worst collapse in financial history. The key question at this point is “What will make it stop?”

    The latest news features a bankruptcy of a 158-year-old financial firm, the acquisition of one of the most storied names on Wall Street, and a major restructuring of one of the world’s largest insurance companies. Here are the details:

    As I predicted this morning, Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LEH) is expected to file for bankruptcy tonight, according to Bloomberg News. That outcome was far from certain this morning as Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) was expected to bid for the “good” part of Lehman. But the US declined to backstop Lehman’s bad part so Bank of America withdrew its offer and now Lehman shareholders will be wiped out. It is not clear how severely the Lehman bankruptcy will hurt global markets.
    The good news, as I posted this afternoon, is that Bank of America has agreed to pay $29 a share for Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MER) according to the Wall Street Journal. This is great news because it gives Merrill shareholders a $12 a share premium and takes out what would have been the next firm to fail. I am not sure how Bank of America will make the deal pay off, but now attention focuses on the next domino to fall.
    American International Group (NYSE: AIG) — seeking “to stave off credit downgrades — may seek help from the Federal Reserve. [AIG has] turned down a private-equity investment because it would have meant turning over control of the company” according to Bloomberg News. AIG plans to announce a major restructuring Monday — CNNMoney reports AIG will “dispose of its aircraft-leasing arm, International Lease Finance Corp., which has a fleet of more than 900 airplanes valued at more than $50 billion.” The New York Times estimates it needs $18 billion to stave off credit downgrades.

    • tskTsk

      US is broke. The Dem congress filled their own coffers and the committees they are in charge of are broke. This is old news.

  • Wiley

    Sorry, but I’m going to go OT here for a second.

    I just read this very human story about John McCain and wanted to share it with the NO Quarter folks.
    ————————————————-

    The Great McCain Story You’ve Probably Forgotten
    What an old anecdote about Mo Udall in the hospital reveals about McCain’s character.
    By Michael Lewis

    Back in 1996 and 1997, before John McCain was a presidential candidate or object of media fascination, Michael Lewis followed the Arizona senator around as he campaigned for Bob Dole and worked to reform campaign-finance laws. Lewis’ pieces for the New Republic and the New York Times Magazine portrayed McCain as a passionate, cantankerous, astonishingly honest political character who frequently acted in ways that brought him no political gain. In the recent back-and-forth over whether McCain is a regular politician or a true outlier, we remembered a wonderful moment from Lewis’ 1997 New York Times Magazine profile of McCain, “The Subversive.” The passage below comes at the very end of Lewis’ article.

    By 7:30 we were on the road, and McCain was reminiscing about his early political career. When he was elected to the House in 1982, he said, he was “a freshman right-wing Nazi.” But his visceral hostility toward Democrats generally was quickly tempered by his tendency to see people as individuals and judge them that way. He was taken in hand by Morris Udall, the Arizona congressman who was the liberal conscience of the Congress and a leading voice for reform. (Most famously—and disastrously for his own career—Udall took aim at the seniority system that kept young talent in its place at the end of the dais. “The longer you’re here, the more you’ll like it,” he used to joke to incoming freshmen.)

    “Mo reached out to me in 50 different ways,” McCain recalled. “Right from the start, he’d say: ‘I’m going to hold a press conference out in Phoenix. Why don’t you join me?’ All these journalists would show up to hear what Mo had to say. In the middle of it all, Mo would point to me and say, ‘I’d like to hear John’s views.’ Well, hell, I didn’t have any views. But I got up and learned and was introduced to the state.” Four years later, when McCain ran for and won Barry Goldwater’s Senate seat, he said he felt his greatest debt of gratitude not to Goldwater—who had shunned him—but to Udall. “There’s no way Mo could have been more wonderful,” he says, “and there was no reason for him to be that way.”

    For the past few years, Udall has lain ill with Parkinson’s disease in a veterans hospital in Northeast Washington, which is where we were heading. Every few weeks, McCain drives over to pay his respects. These days the trip is a ceremony, like going to church, only less pleasant. Udall is seldom conscious, and even then he shows no sign of recognition. McCain brings with him a stack of newspaper clips on Udall’s favorite subjects: local politics in Arizona, environmental legislation, Native American land disputes, subjects in which McCain initially had no particular interest himself. Now, when the Republican senator from Arizona takes the floor on behalf of Native Americans, or when he writes an op-ed piece arguing that the Republican Party embrace environmentalism, or when the polls show once again that he is Arizona’s most popular politician, he remains aware of his debt to Arizona’s most influential Democrat.

    One wall of Udall’s hospital room was cluttered with photos of his family back in Arizona; another bore a single photograph of Udall during his season with the Denver Nuggets, dribbling a basketball. Aside from a congressional seal glued to a door jamb, there was no indication what the man in the bed had done for his living. Beneath a torn gray blanket on a narrow hospital cot, Udall lay twisted and disfigured. No matter how many times McCain tapped him on the shoulder and called his name, his eyes remained shut.

    A nurse entered and seemed surprised to find anyone there, and it wasn’t long before I found out why: Almost no one visits anymore. In his time, which was not very long ago, Mo Udall was one of the most-sought-after men in the Democratic Party. Yet as he dies in a veterans hospital a few miles from the Capitol, he is visited regularly only by a single old political friend, John McCain. “He’s not going to wake up this time,” McCain said.

    On the way out of the parking lot, McCain recalled what it was like to be a nobody called upon by a somebody. As he did, his voice acquired the same warmth that colored Russell Feingold’s speech when he described the first call from John McCain. “When you called Feingold … ” I started to ask him. But before I could, he interrupted. “Yeah,” he says, “I thought of Mo.” And then, for maybe the third time that morning, McCain spoke of how it affected him when Udall took him in hand. It was a simple act of affection and admiration, and for that reason it meant all the more to McCain. It was one man saying to another, We disagree in politics but not in life. It was one man saying to another, party political differences cut only so deep. Having made that step, they found much to agree upon and many useful ways to work together. This is the reason McCain keeps coming to see Udall even after Udall has lost his last shred of political influence. The politics were never all that important.
    Michael Lewis’ most recent book is The Blind Side.

    Article URL: http://www.slate.com/id/2188545/

  • fluffy bunny

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  • Nobama
  • http://noquarterusa.net/blog/2008/07/18/born-in-the-usa/#more.3665 Pumawhisper

    FOLKS here is how it might work?
    1. Joe Biden’s health causes him to step down.
    2. Hillary replaceshim
    3. Obama is found to be unqualified (Berg lawsuit)
    4. Hillary moves up as Presidential nominee.
    5. Joe Biden gets well and becomes VP again
    6. Republicans don’t have a lot of time to destroy her.
    7. Hillary wins close race against McCain
    and becomes the FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT
    I LIKE THIS SCENARIO

    • Hill Dem 4 McPalin

      Debunked.

      Hillary doesn’t have to be the VP on the ticket to replace Obama if he’s deemed ineligible. The rules allow the party to identify a replacement in the event that the nominee becomes unavailable prior to the GE.

      good try, though.

    • jbjd

      Expend your energies and imagination to volunteer as a poll monitor in your state.

      Unless HRC is on the general election ballot, she cannot win the election. And since she failed to be nominated at the major party’s nominating convention then, according to the laws you enacted in your state, her name cannot be printed on the ballot.

    • fluffy bunny

      Um, sorry, but this isn’t New Jersey. You can’t win an election for POTUS with a Torricelli/Lautenberg switch. If Obama truly wasn’t eligible, the Clintons would have known that by the convention, and Hillary would have mounted the floor fight.

      If Obama’s dumped now, the party fractures and all hell breaks loose for downticket dems (especially any who acted as Obama superdelegates) … the party is discredited and likely goes the way of the dodo.

      All MHO, of course, but I just don’t see it happening.

      • Nobama

        If some type of scenario like the one above happened the Dems would lose all credibility and would probably have to rebuild from scratch. The best course of action for Senator Clinton is to quietly go about her buisness to see what happens and wait for the next fight.

    • richasis

      that’s assuming Hillary wins after all of that…

      i’m thinking 2012, but that’s just me… :)

  • Stewie

    Speaking of rumors, there is a rumored plot by the Democrats to steal the election by having Obama forces in blue states vote absentee so they don’t have to be in their home states on November 4, and then on election day pour into swing ststes to vote fraudulently (possibly in coordination with ACORN).

    The rumored gameplan is for Obama troops to pour from California into Las Vegas; from Massachusetts and Vermont into New Hampshire; from New York into Pennsylvania; from Maryland into Virginia; and from Chicago into Michigan, Gary, Indiana, and Ohio.

    Federal and state authorities need to be on the lookout for this possible plot to steal the election for Barack, the favorite son of corrupt Chicago politics.

    • richasis

      It’s rumored that this strategy was employed during the Primaries…

    • fluffy bunny

      And where do you hear these rumors?

      Has anybody notified law enforcement about this possibility?

    • street_parade

      Rumor has it….that Stewie posts a lot of rumors.

    • http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/i/msnbc/sections/news/080820_NBC-WSJ_Released.pdf trixta

      This strategy I do believe. The only way Obama can win is by stealing the election. I believe he’s training his “civilian army” as we post on this thread.

      • cynic

        The republicans may have stolen both 2000 and 2004. There were all sorts of documented irregularites with voting and the subsequent count. They’re doing that “caging” scam again in Ohio this year. Maybe the dems figure they’ve got to play the same game the republicans have been playing?

        • Perry Logan

          Le’s put it this way–if you think America reelected The Worst President Ever™ by a comfortable margin, I’ve got some choice swampland to sell you!

      • smellthecoffee

        Anyone who thinks Obama would be responsible for stealing elections is an idiot. Just look at 2000 and 2004. What a bunch of dimwits. You’ve really convinced yourselves of the projected lies promoted by the reich wing. Take a look at the reality.

        http://www.uncountedthemovie.com/

  • Stewie

    As I reported here last week, rumors are heavy that Biden is being given both a carrot and a stick to drop out by pretending to be ill.

    The alleged stick is if he does not fake an illness, Chicago thugs will give him an “illness” — a fatal one. The alleged carrot is that after the election he will “recover” and be appointed Attorney General — a slot left open by Edwards’ mistress scandal.

    Obama is rumored to have informed Bill about the plot in their meeting on 9/11.

    The more people who learn about this the less likely they will try to pull the scheme off.

    • richasis

      Given Bill Clinton’s demeanor after the meeting, I don’t think he’s staking his political life on that bet…

      But I neither doubt nor would be surprised by such ‘events’.

    • smellthecoffee

      bought any swampland lately? cuz you’re surely going for the okie doke if you believe this.

  • http://mccaindemocrats.wordpress.com/ 30yrdem-not any more

    I want to see a GE map that looks like this on Nov.5.

    http://news.aol.com/political-machine/straw-poll

    More history for the books…

    • http://mccaindemocrats.wordpress.com/ 30yrdem-not any more

      later all…have a good night

    • audacity

      yessssssssssssss

  • anon

    joe conservative–
    yup, this appears to have been posted almost right after the telegraph article went out (although I’m not sure about time zones) agreed however that this is not very political. I don’t want to mock Obama supporters, I’m just worried that they’re being fooled. I mean, I accept that McCain and Palin aren’t perfect, but at least they don’t claim to be.

    in any case, this prolly not the best approach…

    • smellthecoffee

      When, exactly, did Senator Obama claim to be “perfect”?

  • TeakwoodKite

    Cold water is needed on this thread.

    Hillary will not be replacing Joe Biden.

    This a false flag op. Think about it as ya take the cold shower pleasssse?

    This same crap was run against Hillary in the Primaries.

    It goes to the unintended comment that Chucky made on MTP this am. That John McCain will get 70% of the indie vote. BO needs “48%” to be viable. Who is the only way he can do that? And on what planet would one have to be on to really believe that this will happen?

    Notice I did not “How”. His ego prevents him from doing this.

    It is however that BO will step aside when he does not respond to the discovery requests due on 24th.

    • http://mccaindemocrats.wordpress.com/ 30yrdem-not any more

      I say it is a distraction from the real issues…what is BO up to now?

    • vinnie

      I agree. There is no way Hillary will be on barry’s sinking ship. The Dems will look desperate and pathetic, something that they don’t want to show publicly at least. Her strong presence will only make the one look even weaker and we can’t have that now can we? Meeeecheele would be angry, and you don’t want her angry…just like Bill Bixby used to say on The Incredible Hulk. shivers….

    • http://safari McAnnie, Carmel Barracuda

      You are entirely right. There is no way this train can be stopped or derailed. Biden is the candidate…and where is his marvelous campaign manager, Patty Solis Doyle?

  • http://mccaindemocrats.wordpress.com/ 30yrdem-not any more

    Has anyone looked at fight the smears? Not that it is a smear but a rumor…I have never been to that site…

  • IndianaDem

    Sure. Hit Obama on those economic policy issues. Just be sure to hit McCain with all the same questions.

    According to aide Jason Furman, Obama believes Lehman Brothers should seek a private solution rather than another taxpayer funded bailout. I tend to agree. Why should the taxpayers keep picking up the tab when the big guys make losing bets?

    The best news I’ve heard about Fanny Mae and Freddie Mac is that the top executives aren’t going to get their $25 million escape packages. It’s about damn time.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/09/14/AR2008091401698.html?hpid=moreheadlines

    • http://mccaindemocrats.wordpress.com/ 30yrdem-not any more

      McCain and Palin said these places were costing taxpayers to much money…remember they tried to smear her because she said it before the last bail out was hours away…

    • vinnie

      BOTH Barry and McCain say they favor private bail out.

    • QUEENIE

      ahhh IndianaDem, you do know that two of Obama’s top econ advisors were the guys who got Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae into this trouble don’t you??

      Just wondering..

      • smellthecoffee

        Credible sources, please

  • Docelder

    I think it is coming, because without trying it they already know all is lost. All McCain needs to do between now and elections is appear presidential. Obama has already lost any hope of that. He appears “rap star”. He would be the first President who ever gave his opponent “the finger” twice and still won. I don’t see it. Picking Hillary now further acknowledges that his 3 a.m. judgment is lacking. Even so, not picking her is admitting defeat. If she comes on board now, Obama will blame her for the loss. Both of them I think have misjudged the “Palin effect” they both think it’s that she’s a woman. Yes, but that fact is just a bonus. Had Gov. Palin been an energetic, personable male Governor came from the ground up and who stood up to “big oil”… we would be nearly in the same place now. But, I think Hillary also thinks it’s because Palin is a woman. To think that misses the point and is truly sexist towward Gov. Palin. If the tape exists, Hillary won’t be able to help Obama. I do not believe the MSM will try to hide the tape. It would be too much. Joining Obama at this point, would end the legacy I think. But we will see. Everybody has underestimated McCain, Palin and America to this point. I don’t see that trend reversing.

    • ming the merciless

      I especially appreciated how presidential John seemed at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

      You know, if the democrats were running half as sleazy a campaign effort as the Republicans are, they’ed be running a national TV spot featuring a few priceless Sturgis moments. Did you ever watch that video clip?

      • fluffy bunny

        Yeah, damn that man to hell for joking around with bikers. Why the nerve of that fellow!!11!!11!!eleventy!

        Francis, I feel faint…bring my blankie. An old sailor may have even told an off color joke, and his beer loving wife may have laughed at it. It’s all too much for my delicate soul!

        [swoons]

        /yeah

    • smellthecoffee

      Obama only seems like a “rap star” to racist minded dolts. His intelligence and thoughtful nature are clear and exactly what we need for our faltering country that the REPUBLICANS have all but destroyed, economically, militarily, and our reputation has been made a joke. This is because the right has become so adept at deception that many of you continue to go for the okie doke. ANYONE that can look at the state of our great nation, in a state of deterioration since the shrub took office 8yrs ago, anyone who can look with wide opened eyes and STILL vote the Repubs back into office is beyond foolish and should probably seek mental health treatment

      • imustprotest

        I think you’ve been smelling too much coffee…or something. Obama has no experience, no leadership qualities and his ego is achilles heal, a fatal flaw if you will. He is a flawed candidate and a fraud and has no business anywhere near the WH.

        • smellthecoffee

          Besides the fact that he understands the republican touted “family values” that keep husbands faithful to their wives, Senator Obama has run an exemplary campaign for as long as McBush’s VP pick has been governor.

          “Remembering the values of empathy and service that his mother taught him, Barack put law school and corporate life on hold after college and moved to Chicago in 1985, where he became a community organizer with a church-based group seeking to improve living conditions in poor neighborhoods plagued with crime and high unemployment.

          He went on to earn his law degree from Harvard in 1991, where he became the first African-American president of the Harvard Law Review. Soon after, he returned to Chicago to practice as a civil rights lawyer and teach constitutional law. Finally, his advocacy work led him to run for the Illinois State Senate, where he served for eight years. In 2004, he became the third African American since Reconstruction to be elected to the U.S. Senate.

          In the Illinois State Senate, this meant working with both Democrats and Republicans to help working families get ahead by creating programs like the state Earned Income Tax Credit, which in three years provided over $100 million in tax cuts to families across the state. He also pushed through an expansion of early childhood education, and after a number of inmates on death row were found innocent, Senator Obama worked with law enforcement officials to require the videotaping of interrogations and confessions in all capital cases.

          In the U.S. Senate, he has focused on tackling the challenges of a globalized, 21st century world with fresh thinking and a politics that no longer settles for the lowest common denominator. His first law was passed with Republican Tom Coburn, a measure to rebuild trust in government by allowing every American to go online and see how and where every dime of their tax dollars is spent. He has also been the lead voice in championing ethics reform that would root out Jack Abramoff-style corruption in Congress.

          As a member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Senator Obama has fought to help Illinois veterans get the disability pay they were promised, while working to prepare the VA for the return of the thousands of veterans who will need care after Iraq and Afghanistan. Recognizing the terrorist threat posed by weapons of mass destruction, he traveled to Russia with Republican Dick Lugar to begin a new generation of non-proliferation efforts designed to find and secure deadly weapons around the world. And knowing the threat we face to our economy and our security from America’s addiction to oil, he’s working to bring auto companies, unions, farmers, businesses and politicians of both parties together to promote the greater use of alternative fuels and higher fuel standards in our cars.

          Whether it’s the poverty exposed by Katrina, the genocide in Darfur, or the role of faith in our politics, Barack Obama continues to speak out on the issues that will define America in the 21st century. But above all his accomplishments and experiences, he is most proud and grateful for his family.”

  • Alice Paul

    If this were to happen it will happen sooner than later. The VP debates are October 2nd I believe so it will have to be before then.

    • http://mccaindemocrats.wordpress.com/ 30yrdem-not any more

      some where on here someone posted that it would be after the first debate…i think is just a rumor, a distraction if you know what I mean…

      Joeconservative
      yes I am ready to talk about issues…if Obama ever would…he avoided it as much as he could in the primary.

      • vinnie

        you know, Barry keeps on complaining about McCain not talking about issues but didn’t take McCain’s offer to do town hall meetings. Isn’t that where he and McCain could have talked about the issues? BS is a coward.

        • smellthecoffee

          yes, Senator Obama should have taken up Mac’s offer of town halls … NOT! It’s clear from watching Sen. McCain’s townhalls that dissenting views (on his side) are not welcome and his audiences are carefully screened. It would have just been another set-up like the Saddleback forum. Wake up, folks! You are almost over the edge of reason. Wake up before its too late and McC has us attacking Iran and Russia, borrowing more money to cut corporate taxes … and God know’s what else. His judgment is seriously flawed and he could care less about our country as he made clear in his selection of Palin for VP. McCain is really willing to lose his integrity to win an election.

          • imustprotest

            What a lame statement. The town halls are like the debates. No one campaign controls them. Obama’s team of thugs would have just as much say in the audience and other details as McCain’s, in fact probably much much more because the MSM is in the tank and kissing on Camp Obama they should get a room.

            • smellthecoffee

              if the MSM was indeed in the pocket of the left, coverage would look more like MSNBC than FOX. Talk about lame. And what thugs are you referring to? The ones running McBush’s campaign? Those willing to lie so easily and obviously? A fact, btw, that will come back to bite them in the a$$. Senator Obama has run an exemplary campaign and if you don’t see that, its because you don’t want to.

              • imustprotest

                No the Chicago Thugs who intimidate caucus voters, Superdelegates and other high profile dems……Obamasoretoro’s team of blogger boyz who attack anyone who doesn’t support “The One” on every blog and tries to shut down blogs and threaten people who speak out publicly or who initiate petition……and on and on and on………Obama has run the sleeziest campaign EVER and if YOU don’t see that you’re probably another paid thug for Obamasoretoro.

                • smellthecoffee

                  I hear you but you have absolutely no proof. Credible sources, please. Paid thug? Man, you are gone.

        • smellthecoffee

          Sure. An African American running for national office, facing the kind of ignorance displayed on this thread and worse. Uh huh, real cowardly. Your inability to critically think is showing.

      • smellthecoffee

        30yrdem, Senator Obama has made every attempt at speaking on issues. Since the primaries, he has had to spend time responding to such BS non-issues as pigs in lipstick. Apparently, you see what you want to see.

        • imustprotest

          You forget coffee…..Obama was the one who brought up Pigs in lipstick as yet another smear slam against “that woman” The horrors!!!! Obama hates women, it’s obvious, stop smelling and start paying attention.

          • smellthecoffee

            No, “pigs in lipstick” is a common phrase when speaking of presenting an old issue as new when nothing about it has changed. Like the McBush camp stealing the “change” message. Its a phrase, btw, that McBush loves to use and has used it often in his campaign, even in referring to HRC’s health plan. Its you, dear, who is not paying full attention and your double standard on Senator Obama vs. McBush’s use of the phrase is very telling.

            • imustprotest

              hahahahahahaha! NO, Obama used it, clumisly of course, as a slam against Palin. He’s usually a little more passive aggressive and not as obvious, but he’s angry and this is what happens when you challenge a narcissist. He’s out of control, and you know it, or maybe you don’t….or you don’t care. So stop trying to re-write history, nobody is buying your lame “arguments”

              • smellthecoffee

                You don’t have to “buy” my factual statements but facts are facts. The only folks trying to re-write history are those so willing to repeat it.

                http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/706/

              • smellthecoffee

                Btw, I care so much that I will not let four more years of George W. Bush’s failed policies destroy our nation. And that’s all McCain is bringing. Through all the mudslinging and BS that is the bottom line. McCain/Palin would only bring more of the same and our once great nation will not be recognizable at the end. Do you realize that we are in dire straits? Or is your head stuck too far up your a$$? Or, is it possible that you are part of the top 1% elites? I think not, so you are proving my point for me.

    • QUEENIE

      do not forget some states have early voting..such as my state of Florida..ballots should be in the process now or finished being printed..

      here are the rules for Florida early vote..as per the state web site.

      Early VotingBack
      Voters may vote in person by casting a ballot prior to Election Day. The voter will use the same type of voting equipment that is used at the polls on Election Day. Early voting begins 15 days before an election and ends on the 2nd day before an election. During this period, early voting is conducted 8 hours per day on each weekday and for 8 hours in the aggregate for each weekend. Supervisors of Elections designate early voting sites 30 days prior to an election. Early voting will be offered in the main or branch office of the Supervisor of Elections. They may also designate any city hall or public library geographically located so that all voters in the county will have an equal opportunity to cast a vote. Contact your Supervisor of Elections for dates, times and locations in your county.

      I am pretty sure Tenn. has early vote as well..that begins on Oct 15th..please check with your state………I do not believe a candidate switch in October would be all to possible.

  • Joeconservative

    I’m beginning to think some of the bloggers on this site are pro-Obama trolls posting as McCain advocates. How else can you explain such an infantile posting? Obama Oil? Photos from his vacation? Linking to obscure sources and claiming them as fact? This kind of posting is exactly what we need to steer clear of as it makes us look childish and validates the latest attacks coming from the Obama campaign.

    This latest news regarding Lehman Brothers makes it essential that we hit Obama hard on the economy as that will be the most important issue. Enough with the talk of lipstick and ‘Obama Oil”. We need to start talking about the issues.

    • Nobama

      He has connections to enough advisers (like Franklin Raines) who are dirty in the mortgage scandal to make something stick. He is also the third largest recipient of Fanni/Freddie donations. Senator Biden (much to his shame I am sure) is also stained by the 2005 bankruptcy reform bill that he joined with the Republicans to pass. Anyone wonder why?

      • IndianaDem

        Yeah, but McCain has got his Phil Gramm connection.

        Ol’ Phil’s deregulation schemes gave us Enron, and the repeal of Glass-Steagall Act gave us the subprime mortgage crisis.

        (See Gramm-Leach-Bliley Financial Services Modernization Act, Pub. L. No. 106-102, 113 Stat. 1338; also see Results All Around Us.)

        • Nobama

          That’s fine because they balance each other. Where Obama loses is that he always claims he is different, a ‘new’ politician. He is nothing of the sort and that is probably one of the reasons he is not pushing the issue in any sort of detail.

          A true ‘new’ politician would be a rare thing indeed on a national ticket. There are few major-party candidates without some dirt. What hurts Obama is his holier-than-thou attitude (I don’t take money from lobbyists, just earmarks that are an end-around for sneaky guy to get money from people who get earmarks) and his attitude and image of himself that he is above it all. he is full of it and can easily be exposed if he goes down that route.

          • ming the merciless

            Do you think Obama is out-holier-than-thou-ing John McCain? I mean, John pretends he’s running a respectful and dignified campaign, while the whole thing is nothing but a series of personal attack ads. John and Sarah are protected by the flag and the bible, while their campaign staff runs attacks from the gutter.

    • tskTsk

      Has it ever occured to you that many Hillary supporters are now for McCain and have been since she suspended her candidacy? Easy there easy. Accusing people of being trolls posing as McCain supporters “but are really for Obama” is dangerous ground. You never have to wonder if they are for Obama. It’s plain obvious. If you are wondering then you are probably wrong. ‘Are you from confluence? They are famous for calling Hill supporters trolls just because they are for McCain now. Hill is gone. Get used to it.

      • smellthecoffee

        Over 70% of Hillary supporters are for Obama. Anyone who was voting for Hillary, on the issues, would not be voting for McBush now. Those who claim to, were never supporting Hillary for the right reasons. More the “no Obama” voter.

  • http://mccaindemocrats.wordpress.com/ 30yrdem-not any more

    We all keep saying we have never seen anything like this election…I still can’t believe my state NOW HAS more registered Rep. than Dem..first time in the states history….yes this election will go down in the books all right…

    • smellthecoffee

      Then you must live in one of three states where registered republican voters outnumber democratic by a maximum of 3%. Two, only boast 1%

  • fluffy bunny

    Talk radio will go nuts if Hillary bumps Biden off the ticket. All the CDS haters will feel vindicated in their portrayal of her as a power mad, evil harpy.

    It will also destroy my respect for her…I thought since June that she turned Obama down for veep because she knew all the slime on him and wouldn’t associate herself with that.

    The mud will fly back on Bill because everybody will assume that 9/11/01 lunch date that Bill requested was his plan to get Hillary on the ticket.

    Hopefully this is just another Obama attempt to try to force Hillary to become his veep by putting these rumors out in the press.

    • smellthecoffee

      another attempt to try to force Hillary to become his veep? you’re kidding, right? Where do you people get this stuff?