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Old 03-11-2004, 06:40 PM   First Class Member KKWiki Contributer Senior Registered Member #1
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Props to John Kerry...

...for doing the right thing and conceding.
I've been listening to the community radio station here, and have been appalled at the number of people who seem absolutely incapable of accepting that he lost. People are e-mailing these ridiculous diatribes about rigged machines and how Kerry couldn't have lost because of the exit poll results.
I'm just glad that John Kerry and the Democratic Party have taken the high road and conceded the election. Contesting results and endless litigation would only serve to further polarize an already divided nation. Sadly, there seems to be enough blind hatred out there to prevent a certain segment of the population from accepting the results. I'm happy to see that mentality isn't present here. So far, the only reaction here has been to tie a good drunk on. I'll drink to that.
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Old 03-11-2004, 07:11 PM   Senior Registered Member #2
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I didn't read all of your post, then I wrote "If Kerry hadn't conceded it would have ploarized our nation even more than it already is." Then, I noticed you had practically the same sentence in there, just more well worded. So I didn't post it and I ran away. But yes, I agree with you.
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Old 03-11-2004, 07:14 PM   First Class Member Officer #3
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How many posts do we need about the election?
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Old 03-11-2004, 07:16 PM   Senior Registered Member #4
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How many posts do we need about the election?
You're right. We should start a sub-forum for it.
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Old 03-11-2004, 07:43 PM   Senior Registered Member #5
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You're right. We should start a sub-forum for it.
We should make a sub-forum about movies... but that's just getting off topic.

Uma Thurman supported the Kerry campaign. She must be crushed. Shame on those who hurt my Uma. May they burn in hell.
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Don't read my lates post in the M! thread, Richard..
I, too, am happy that Bush is gonna win (so it seems..). Reason, you might ask? Here it is: http://www.kkwavefront.org/forums/sh...07&postcount=8
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Old 03-11-2004, 09:45 PM   #7
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Uma Thurman supported the Kerry campaign.
Props to those rich people that can look past their money and tax cuts they might get and concentrate on what really matters to them.
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Old 03-11-2004, 09:48 PM   Senior Registered Member #8
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Props to those rich people that can look past their money and tax cuts they might get and concentrate on what really matters to them.
Except most of them did it for publicity. At least, I think they did.
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Props to those rich people that can look past their money and tax cuts they might get and concentrate on what really matters to them.
Problem is...all those rich people insist on making government responsible for the tab. Stem cell research is now a three-billion dollar burden on the California taxpayers. This should be funded privately. Brad Pitt and Dustin Hoffman supported it, but they've left it up to the taxpayers of California to pay for it. Getting the government involved will only drive up the cost. Private firms would do a much better, much more cost effective job.
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Let's just say Kerry took it like a man...;P
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Problem is...all those rich people insist on making government responsible for the tab. Stem cell research is now a three-billion dollar burden on the California taxpayers. This should be funded privately. Brad Pitt and Dustin Hoffman supported it, but they've left it up to the taxpayers of California to pay for it. Getting the government involved will only drive up the cost. Private firms would do a much better, much more cost effective job.
I like your idea, hasselbrad. Too bad you voted for Bush.
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I like your idea, hasselbrad. Too bad you voted for Bush.
Hey...at least we can have a rational political discussion without slinging words like "Nazi" around.
I don't support a lot of what Bush has done. I probably would have voted for Joseph Lieberman if he had been the Democratic nominee.
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I suppose the name of John F. Kerry came three letters too wrong to be someone favorable to the Democratic vote in the nation. As a viewer who's political interest might be burgeoning from hence, it seems that the Democratic Party itself might need to look within and find someone amongst who can truly pull off a charismatic coup in the likes of Bill Clinton. That may end up being William Jefferson's own wife. I mean, it's kharmic for a dynasty to begin where another ends.
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Hey...at least we can have a rational political discussion without slinging words like "Nazi" around.
I don't support a lot of what Bush has done. I probably would have voted for Joseph Lieberman if he had been the Democratic nominee.
And you are by NO means the only person who voted for Bush who said that...methinks the Democrats fucked up.

And if they're not careful they may end up seeing a long line of Republican presidents, punctuated every so often by a democrat unable to pass anything thanks to a heavily stacked Legislature and Supreme Court...

God I love how the American system of politics is so fucked up.

Incidentally...back on topic...I agree...Kerry did exactly the right thing...there was, and maybe still might be, talk of Bush bringing in democrats on his cabinet since the divisions have been so strong, the passions so heated...y'know with vandalism and shit...that's not politics...that's anarchy and it's bad for the country as a whole.

<shrugs> But props to Kerry...good man. To be honest though, he probably should've conceded last night when Ohio was called for Bush...but let's not be picky. I did say I thought Bush'd take Ohio and Florida with Kerry taking the third swing state Pennsylvania...God I love it when I'm right (hopes noone will point out his other mistaken call )
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...God I love it when I'm right (hopes noone will point out his other mistaken call )
It was obvious CA was going to Kerry (55 electoral votes at stake). Because if CA wasn't going to Kerry, people wouldn't have been so skeptical about the potential outcome. I should not speak against Haz, he probably knows way more about US politics than the average American. But anyway, just wanted to point that out .

My english teacher actually stopped in the middle of her lecture and brought in a TV so the class could watch Kerry admit defeat. Awesome.
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my history teacher spent all of today explaining the electoral college, it's good system but could still use a little reform,though that will never happen....go nader!

sad kerry lost, i'm mad about it but not like scary mad. though every time my friend says "4 more years" and i add "of crap". pisses me off that some people make their decision just based on the abortion position of a party, or gay marriages. most the kids in my school do that, they dont factor in health care plans or taxes, or espeically the war and the facts about the war.

the rich movie stars should be paying for the stem cell research, that justs a burden on california, seriously the celebrities can fund it themselves, and i'm for the research too but come on....rich bastards.

i live in minnesota so we were one of the swing states, i think we went to bush, stupid rich edina people.....we used to be democrat state...i dont know where it switched. i think mn pretty split on D and R still. i dont know about other people, but everyone's super glad the elections are over here....being a swing state the campaigning on tv was fucking insane! every commerical was about voting.
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the rich movie stars should be paying for the stem cell research, that justs a burden on california, seriously the celebrities can fund it themselves, and i'm for the research too but come on....rich bastards.
Yeah I know. Why does California have to be the forefront for research and funding if the stem cells are to be used for the better of America? I'm confused (and probably ignorant)
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Oh goody, four more years of Georges tyranny, oh oops I mean benevolence. Well sadly our only hope now is that he does something really stupid and gets impeached. I can dream right? Anyway I'm going to start building my bomb shelter now as this country is fucked.
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Oh goody, four more years of Georges tyranny, oh oops I mean benevolence. Well sadly our only hope now is that he does something really stupid and gets impeached. I can dream right? Anyway I'm going to start building my bomb shelter now as this country is fucked.
Like our last democratic president, right?
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yeah, nick...that just sucks for you...hey we both had,well you currently have a govenor from the movie prediator....for the record, i did support the beginning of that trend in minnesota.

yep..moving to canada... not that far away for me...road trip! and i like it cold!
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