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#16    BlindMessiah

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Posted 04 September 2008 - 06:30 PM

HKCavalier on Sep 4 2008, 06:27 PM, said:

Is this what we're reduced to, though?  Basing our opinion of a speech on how many zingers the speaker fits in and how confidently they get 'em across?  Jeez, if that's all it takes then we should recruit all our political candidates from the ranks of ex-anchors and ex-beauty queens.  Who needs to know anything about the actual problems facing this country?  Giuliani's speech, like all of them last night, was long on snark and short on anything resembling reality.

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Posted 04 September 2008 - 06:33 PM

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Is this what we're reduced to, though? Basing our opinion of a speech on how many zingers the speaker fits in and how confidently they get 'em across? Jeez, if that's all it takes then we should recruit all our political candidates from the ranks of ex-anchors and ex-beauty queens. Who needs to know anything about the actual problems facing this country? Giuliani's speech, like all of them last night, was long on snark and short on anything resembling reality.

Like Senator Obama's speech was a dose of reality? Looked more like a rock concert.

Edited by twpdyp, 04 September 2008 - 06:33 PM.

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Posted 04 September 2008 - 06:41 PM

twpdyp on Sep 4 2008, 11:33 AM, said:

Like Senator Obama's speech was a dose of reality? Looked more like a rock concert.

You make my point, twpdyp.  Do you really think it's such a good idea to judge the content of his speech by the venue?  And besides, rock concerts are held in stadiums because that's how many folks want to go to them.  What are you bashing here, exactly?  Success?  Popularity?  Crouds of over 80,000?


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Posted 04 September 2008 - 06:42 PM

AROCES on Sep 4 2008, 12:44 PM, said:

She can't have her own plans for the economy as a VP, she needs to support and help implement the President's plan.


You're right. I should have phrased my post a little better.  

I would have liked to hear more about what her " Ideas " are for helping boost the economy.

And it's just my own opinion, but I don't much care for mixing religion and politics. And I get the sense that Palin does.
But I suppose many of her supporters would like to see her do just that.  In fact, I know some personally.



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Posted 04 September 2008 - 06:49 PM

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You make my point, twpdyp. Do you really think it's such a good idea to judge the content of his speech by the venue? And besides, rock concerts are held in stadiums because that's how many folks want to go to them. What are you bashing here, exactly? Success? Popularity? Crouds of over 80,000?

Not judging the content by the venue, judging the ego by the venue. Judged the content by listening to the speech. National health care for example just who will pay for that may I ask. I got an idea let's pay for that by depriving a few Marines of some body armor, my son is a Marine. Or let's tax big business even more so that they spread the cost to the consumers, hey that is us. I receive my pay checks from big business, I have never received a pay check from a middle class or poor person have you. I listened to Senator Obama, passed the lights, glitz and ego. Did you?

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Posted 04 September 2008 - 06:50 PM

HKCavalier on Sep 4 2008, 01:41 PM, said:

You make my point, twpdyp.  Do you really think it's such a good idea to judge the content of his speech by the venue?  And besides, rock concerts are held in stadiums because that's how many folks want to go to them.  What are you bashing here, exactly?  Success?  Popularity?  Crouds of over 80,000?


Stop pretending that Obama's speech had any more content than Palin's.  They were both low on the substantive content meter.  On the style meter I'd give Obama a perfect 10, and Palin an 8 or 9 (even if you disagree with him, Obama is the best orator in modern times).  However, I'd give them both about a 3 out of 10 on the substance meter.


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Posted 04 September 2008 - 06:57 PM

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Stop pretending that Obama's speech had any more content than Palin's. They were both low on the substantive content meter. On the style meter I'd give Obama a perfect 10, and Palin an 8 or 9 (even if you disagree with him, Obama is the best orator in modern times). However, I'd give them both about a 3 out of 10 on the substance meter.

Her job as vice president to to support the president. So we can assume that her opinions are the same as Senator McCain's. It is Senator McCain's job to fill in the details. Tonight he will provide the substance you crave. But I have to add Just because Senator Obama is a great speaker does not make him a great leader. My opinion, for what it is worth, President Reagan was the best orator in modern times, possibly the best of all time. He was a leader.

Edited by twpdyp, 04 September 2008 - 07:05 PM.

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Posted 04 September 2008 - 06:57 PM

twpdyp on Sep 4 2008, 06:23 PM, said:

Loved her speech and love her!!!! Looking forward to hearing Senator John McCain's speech tonight. My vote is already cast. Straight republican ticket every time!!!!



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Posted 04 September 2008 - 07:00 PM

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Nxt2Hvn   Posted Today, 02:57 PM
  
Hey there buddy... Long Time!!

Weren't we here four years ago?

Here's to it ending up in our favor again!!!!

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LOL yes we were and fighting the same battle with different opponents. Glad to see I still have some support, thanks my Friend..
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Posted 04 September 2008 - 07:19 PM

ohio traveler on Sep 4 2008, 02:42 PM, said:

You're right. I should have phrased my post a little better.  

I would have liked to hear more about what her " Ideas " are for helping boost the economy.

And it's just my own opinion, but I don't much care for mixing religion and politics. And I get the sense that Palin does.
But I suppose many of her supporters would like to see her do just that.  In fact, I know some personally.


Mixing politics and religion is what the right thrives on.



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Posted 04 September 2008 - 07:20 PM

twpdyp on Sep 4 2008, 01:57 PM, said:

Her job as vice president to to support the president. So we can assume that her opinions are the same as Senator McCain's. It is Senator McCain's job to fill in the details. Tonight he will provide the substance you crave. But I have to add Just because Senator Obama is a great speaker does not make him a great leader. My opinion, for what it is worth, President Reagan was the best orator in modern times, possibly the best of all time. He was a leader.


I hope he does provide more substance, maybe that would force the media to talk about the issues and not present this election as another episode of the Young & The Restless.

I couldn't agree with you more insofar as that great oratory isn't a qualification to be President.  I never meant to sound to the contrary, I was just giving Obama his dues as a speaker.


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Posted 04 September 2008 - 08:48 PM

HKCavalier on Sep 4 2008, 01:27 PM, said:

Is this what we're reduced to, though?  Basing our opinion of a speech on how many zingers the speaker fits in and how confidently they get 'em across?  Jeez, if that's all it takes then we should recruit all our political candidates from the ranks of ex-anchors and ex-beauty queens.  Who needs to know anything about the actual problems facing this country?  Giuliani's speech, like all of them last night, was long on snark and short on anything resembling reality.

What do you base your support of BHO upon? What bills has he authored? What feats has he performed in the US Senate?

How many "present" votes did he cast, again?

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Posted 04 September 2008 - 09:35 PM

Incorrigible1 on Sep 4 2008, 09:48 PM, said:

What do you base your support of BHO upon? What bills has he authored? What feats has he performed in the US Senate?

How many "present" votes did he cast, again?

Not much accomplishment really, just a very good speaker. As we all know,  in politics being  a good speaker really is a big asset.
If Obama gets elected I really think it will be a poor administration base on what he has done. He was never a leader really for one thing, he is more of a product that the Democrats decided to use.


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Posted 04 September 2008 - 11:19 PM

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What bills has he authored? What feats has he performed in the US Senate?


How, in the age of the internet, can a question like this be asked on the internet? Look it up.


Also, do look up what community organizing is.



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Posted 04 September 2008 - 11:24 PM

Sometimes it isn't so much what you say but how you say it that matters.

Her speech clearly  proved she is a strong communicator, comfortable infront of a crowd, can improv, and knows how to work a room. All very good skills for a leader. thumbsup.gif


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