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#1    SQLserver

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Posted 15 October 2008 - 07:52 PM

Here's a letter from the 2008 Nobel Laureates, all endorsing Obama.

http://sefora.org/2008/10/14/all-2008-us-n...-endorse-obama/

Here's my honest Question:
Should Americans base their vote, at least partly, after the votes of some of our smarter citizens?
Or, do you think that these opinions should be irrelevant to the average voter.

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Posted 15 October 2008 - 08:06 PM

sqlserver on Oct 15 2008, 10:52 PM, said:

Here's a letter from the 2008 Nobel Laureates, all endorsing Obama.

http://sefora.org/2008/10/14/all-2008-us-n...-endorse-obama/

Here's my honest Question:
Should Americans base their vote, at least partly, after the votes of some of our smarter citizens?
Or, do you think that these opinions should be irrelevant to the average voter.

Cheers,
SQLserver


I don't think it is helpful, it will just reinforce the "Elitist" smear with some fellow citizens.



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Posted 15 October 2008 - 08:09 PM

If they are such great minds, then why are they endorsing Obama?????????? blink.gif


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Posted 15 October 2008 - 08:13 PM

AROCES on Oct 15 2008, 11:09 PM, said:

If they are such great minds, then why are they endorsing Obama?????????? blink.gif


Let me put it this way: seeing who is endorsing McCain is more the theme...

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Posted 15 October 2008 - 08:38 PM

questionmark on Oct 15 2008, 08:13 PM, said:

Let me put it this way: seeing who is endorsing McCain is more the theme...

Then you are not seeing anything, read the forum title.


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Posted 15 October 2008 - 08:44 PM

AROCES on Oct 15 2008, 11:38 PM, said:

Then you are not seeing anything, read the forum title.


See what I mean? nah....

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Posted 15 October 2008 - 10:16 PM

questionmark on Oct 15 2008, 03:44 PM, said:

See what I mean? nah....

But we want a joe-six pack, gosh darn, golly gee wiz, darn tootin, Wasilla main street educated hockey mom running the country. Someone that the middle of America feel they can "relate" to... We wouldn't want anyone "elite" or "smart" running the country talking with their big words and high minded ways...nobody needs no book learnin' to know what this country needs to get goin' again! Good ol' common sense!

Ugggh....never mind... mellow.gif

Too many people on both sides of the spectrum have fallen into this mentality that a full one half of the country are the enemy for having different beliefs...in a country based on freedom of expression. It is this infighting that allows the focus to be taken away from "we the people" being able to watch, and have control over government corruption and ineptitude that is running rampant in our leadership.

People should be working towards fixing problems, not creating them.

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Posted 15 October 2008 - 10:38 PM

Fluffybunny on Oct 15 2008, 11:16 PM, said:

But we want a joe-six pack, gosh darn, golly gee wiz, darn tootin, Wasilla main street educated hockey mom running the country. Someone that the middle of America feel they can "relate" to... We wouldn't want anyone "elite" or "smart" running the country talking with their big words and high minded ways...nobody needs no book learnin' to know what this country needs to get goin' again! Good ol' common sense!

Ugggh....never mind... mellow.gif



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Posted 15 October 2008 - 10:41 PM

Fluffybunny on Oct 15 2008, 10:16 PM, said:

But we want a joe-six pack, gosh darn, golly gee wiz, darn tootin, Wasilla main street educated hockey mom running the country. Someone that the middle of America feel they can "relate" to... We wouldn't want anyone "elite" or "smart" running the country talking with their big words and high minded ways...nobody needs no book learnin' to know what this country needs to get goin' again! Good ol' common sense!

Ugggh....never mind... mellow.gif

Yes, we prefer a successful Mayor and Governor.  Than an elite and smart former commnity organizer, with past association of such character such as Ayers, Raines and Wright.
And now goes around the country with a disorganize campaign crew and rides daily in a plane that smells.

Edited by AROCES, 15 October 2008 - 10:42 PM.


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Posted 15 October 2008 - 10:42 PM

AROCES on Oct 16 2008, 01:41 AM, said:

Yes, we prefer a successful Mayor and Governor.  Than an elite and smart former commnity organizer, with past association of such character such as Ayers, Raines and Wright.
And now goes around the country with a disorganize campaign crew and rides daily in a plane that smells.



Get it now? nah.....

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Posted 15 October 2008 - 10:43 PM

questionmark on Oct 15 2008, 10:42 PM, said:

Get it now? nah.....

Does it matter?


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Posted 15 October 2008 - 10:44 PM

AROCES on Oct 16 2008, 01:43 AM, said:

Does it matter?


not really...

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Posted 15 October 2008 - 10:47 PM

sqlserver on Oct 15 2008, 03:52 PM, said:

Here's a letter from the 2008 Nobel Laureates, all endorsing Obama.

http://sefora.org/2008/10/14/all-2008-us-n...-endorse-obama/

Here's my honest Question:
Should Americans base their vote, at least partly, after the votes of some of our smarter citizens?
Or, do you think that these opinions should be irrelevant to the average voter.

Cheers,
SQLserver


Their endorsement is totally 100% irrelevant to me. Same with the endorsement of actors or musicians.

I'll do my own research on the candidates and decide for myself.




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Posted 15 October 2008 - 10:50 PM

ohio traveler on Oct 15 2008, 10:47 PM, said:

Their endorsement is totally 100% irrelevant to me. Same with the endorsement of actors or musicians.

I'll do my own research on the candidates and decide for myself.

One endorsement is one vote.
Any endorsement that represents the rest is against the democratic principles of one man , one vote..


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Posted 15 October 2008 - 11:02 PM

questionmark on Oct 15 2008, 05:42 PM, said:

Get it now? nah.....

When a the olfactory sense is used to pick a presidential candidate, things are bad. why is that a factor? does that mean that we have regressed somehow? Like dogs sniffing each others backsides?

Perhaps it is my high standards, but I dont consider it being a successful governor when you've been popped for ethical issues in your first term for letting your husband run rampant to try and get your brother in law canned, and then have the gall to say that the very report that points out your ethical shenanigans has somehow exonerated you from any ethical implications... basically lying... again...

Shes good at lying. That seems to be her best quality to date.





Too many people on both sides of the spectrum have fallen into this mentality that a full one half of the country are the enemy for having different beliefs...in a country based on freedom of expression. It is this infighting that allows the focus to be taken away from "we the people" being able to watch, and have control over government corruption and ineptitude that is running rampant in our leadership.

People should be working towards fixing problems, not creating them.




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