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McCain and Lieberman

  1. ModernPublius profile image60
    ModernPubliusposted 9 years ago
    1. Barbara Morris profile image61
      Barbara Morrisposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      God forbid! McCain's record is Liberal. He is masquerading as a conservative.

    2. Ralph Deeds profile image69
      Ralph Deedsposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      If McCain and Lieberman have their way, the war in Iraq is likely to be interminable.

  2. College politico profile image62
    College politicoposted 9 years ago

    Interesting combo... not sure how much its gonna help McCain. I mean its only really gonna help him with moderates and I feel like hes already got them locked up pretty tight. I don't think an endorsement from a flaming liberal is going to get him very far with conservatives...

    1. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
      Peter M. Lopezposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      Politico's right.  They are essentially the same except one is a Dem the other a Rep.  Not that it would be a bad ticket.

    2. The_Yellow_Sign profile image60
      The_Yellow_Signposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      Lieberman, for a "flaming liberal" (and the last one of any real consequence was Bobby Kennedy!) certainly tows-the-line, goosestep after goosestep, to the tune of the Bush Administration's pro-Zionist policies. Oh, that's right...Kerry discovered his Jewish roots last Presidential Campaign, and Hillary has a nice picture of her in front of the Israeli flag, and, prior to Presidential Race 2000, Bush was wearing a yamaka while he kissed the Wailing Wall! Hmmm...a racist state built upon the merging of religion, politics, and divine right...sounds like Nazi Germany in different drag, to me...

      1. College politico profile image62
        College politicoposted 9 years ago in reply to this

        Please stop spewing your anti-semitic crap on here...

        1. The_Yellow_Sign profile image60
          The_Yellow_Signposted 9 years ago in reply to this

          Fact: Lieberman is pro Iraq and Iran War
          Fact: Bush - Staunch Supporter of Israel
          Fact: Kerry - Said he discovered he was Jewish when he ran in '04
          Fact: Hillary - Photos in front of Israeli Flag
          Fact: Bush - Yamaka and Wailing Wall Incident.
          Fact: Israel = Religious, Racial and Claimed Divine Inspiration
          Fact: Nazi Germany = Religious, Racial and Claimed Divine Inspiration.

          Counter that with facts, rather than rhetoric, of your own.

          1. College politico profile image62
            College politicoposted 9 years ago in reply to this

            Fact: you're an Anti-Semite and therefore don't garner enough respect in my eyes for me to engage in any type of debate with you... have a nice day

            1. The_Yellow_Sign profile image60
              The_Yellow_Signposted 9 years ago in reply to this

              You have not yet engaged in any debate whatsoever, rather have simply chosen to invoke an age-old, thread-bare and absolutely exhausted scarecrow of antisemitism in an effort to, pursuant to heretofore tried-and-true methods, relegate anything not fitting within your particular world-view into the corner.

              I do thank you, however, for proving what I always say correct:  Israel defenders confronted with facts that cannot be countered will simply resort to mud-slinging. Further, your very viewpoint on this matter is subject to high scrutiny. Your choice of colleges reveals your pro-Israeli bias based on the simple fact that "Christianity," (whether what Christ actually espoused or what passes for X-tianity in this country, and they *are* quite different!) posits as a major tenet the sanctity of the so-called "Holy Land." Indeed, before I even looked you up I knew you were either Christian (real or hypocrite) or Jewish. It's good to be right. I recognize your techniques anywhere.

              Thus arguing with you is much like arguing with a died-in-the-wool theoretician, everything anyone says is automatically "filtered" through what you think is "The Great Truth." Anytime you wish to counter my above-listed facts, all of which are easily verifiable, with facts of your own countering them, I, and everyone else here, I'm sure, would be most pleased to listen. Until then, give my regards to "Messiah" College!

    3. Ralph Deeds profile image69
      Ralph Deedsposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      Lieberman is hardly a "flaming liberal." He has been one of Bush's biggest supporters on his reckless and foolish invasion of Iraq.

      1. College politico profile image62
        College politicoposted 9 years ago in reply to this

        On everything other than the war Lieberman is extremely liberal.

  3. mtnwizard49 profile image61
    mtnwizard49posted 9 years ago

    I have a thought.  That ticket would set America back another 50 years.  You couldn't find a worse ticket.  How long do you intend to allow the Republicans to rape the middle class and ruin our economy?  The only way to get this country back on track is to elect Obama.

    1. College politico profile image62
      College politicoposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      Is this a joke?

  4. gamergirl profile image61
    gamergirlposted 9 years ago
  5. Ralph Deeds profile image69
    Ralph Deedsposted 9 years ago

    It's true that Lieberman has generally supported the Democrats on domestic issues. However, according to Wikipedia, Lieberman and Lynne Cheney joined to support the founding of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni affiliated with Campus Watch a neocon think tank. ACTA attempts to intervene in course content and teaching at universities. Also, he opposed filibustering against Bush's right wing Supreme Court and federal court nominees. Lieberman is a strong supporter of free trade. Most importantly, Lieberman was co-chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council (DLC) which is a centrist organization within the Democratic Party. So, it's not accurate to call Lieberman a liberal or a Democrat. I believe he now calls himself an independent.

  6. William F. Torpey profile image82
    William F. Torpeyposted 9 years ago

    After seven years of George Bush, is it possible that anyone would want to replace him with two old men who think he's doing the right thing in Iraq, Iran and the Middle East in general?

    1. barranca profile image72
      barrancaposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      Amen.  Throw the bums out for the next 50 years.

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        IĆ°unnposted 9 years ago in reply to this

        one can hope.

  7. College politico profile image62
    College politicoposted 9 years ago

    I think everybody is misunderstanding what Modern is talking about...

    You see Lieberman endorsed mccain for president... They aren't planning to be on a ticket together.

  8. barranca profile image72
    barrancaposted 9 years ago

    Politico...I think I heard someone on the media trying to hustle a McCain/Lieberman ticket.  In any case, I am from Connecticut and one of many democratic voters who would love to boot Lieberman out of the party.  At this point he is a crypto-republican anyway.  I wouldn't be surprised if he even takes up neo-con supply side economics some day.

    1. College politico profile image62
      College politicoposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      That may be but that ticket is HIGHLY unlikely and would most likely lose horribly. It would be an incredibly unbalanced ticket.

      Also Lieberman isn't part of the democratic party anymore he is technically an independent. Again just because he is smart enough to be for the war and just because he occasionally works with republicans doesn't mean hes in any way a conservative. In fact the last time I heard he votes the democratic party line 90% of the time...

  9. mtnwizard49 profile image61
    mtnwizard49posted 9 years ago

    It's a good thing.  McCain and Lieberman would have to BUY votes.  Of course, isn't that what Republican politics is all about?

    1. College politico profile image62
      College politicoposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      Thats funny... Guess what political organization donates the most money to campaigns?

      Can anybody say MoveOn?

 
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