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’08 Elections Odds & Ends

  • Hillary Clinton is “open” to being Obama’s VP. We all knew she was holding out for something, didn’t we? In any case, I’d rather see Vice President Clinton than Supreme Court Justice Clinton (either one of them, actually).
  • Bob Barr, the Libertarian candidate, told a bunch of racist scum to go die in a fire. Good for him, especially since Ron Paul couldn’t bring himself to give back the money the owner of Stormfront donated to his campaign.
  • John McCain is still old and boring. No news yet about what he seriously thinks his chances in this election are.
  1. Chris Holman says:

    I hope you are all reading the Senate’s Phase II reports that came out today.

  2. Michelle Haley says:

    Aw, thanks Sakaki. Actually I’ve fallen madly in love with Olly and won’t get to see him again unless I stick around the OC.

  3. Sean says:

    If it helps get them elected.

  4. Guy says:

    So hookers and blow then?

  5. Sean says:

    They would do better with donations because it is more in their personal interest to use the donations wisely.

  6. Guy says:

    No kidding, I should have listened to you CJ.

    Sakaki: I never said I was one of them. I just said they were better.

    Being better does not necessarily mean good.

    It is my firm opinion that any regular citizen who sends their hard earned money to any politician is a fool if they don’t think that money will be misspent and wasted.

    The government doesn’t exactly have a great track record with taxes. I can’t imagine why any of them would do any better with donations.

  7. Sakaki says:

    Michelle is an asset to your cause. Keep her at all costs.

  8. Sean Jin says:

    HAHAHAHA. Snarky.

  9. Michelle Haley says:

    As Carly stated earlier today: If [Hillary] couldn’t satisfy her husband, how is she going to satisfy America?

    This isn’t in response to anything/anyone, I just really wanted to post it.

  10. Vincent says:

    I feel shame in my guts.

  11. CJ Ciaramella says:

    I tried to warn y’all. See what happens, Guy?

  12. T says:

    Oh my God, you guys made the fatal mistake of writing about Ron Paul, albeit tangentially, on a blog. For Ron Paul’s band of merry basement dwellers, that’s like saying Beetlejuice’s name three times.

  13. charlew says:

    What no mention of the LP/??? they are going to impact this election big this november. Not everyone is happy with the selection. I read where alot of Huckabees supporters are saying they are going to vote BARR because of BARRs stance on Prolife. You can read article at You can learn about the LP candidates at

  14. Sakaki says:

    For note, I apologize to Guy, I accidentally referenced him when I was referencing Paul too. Forgive, or at least wait for me to be whapped on the head with a ski pole.

  15. Sakaki says:

    Guy, I would normally agree with you, except that while Paul has not condemned his connections of funds with the KKK, Bob Barr has. He is, essentially, heads and shoulders above Ron Paul, who is using campaign funds to further the financial success of his family.

    It’s his money, yes. However, it doesn’t make him look all that good in the eyes of those who wish to reform. It actually makes him look a lot like the people he’s attempting to distance himself from.

    I ain’t criticizing you for your support of Paul, nor the rest of the Paul nation, but merely pointing out that Ron is not necessarily the reformer that he likes to call himself.

  16. Josh M. says:

    Last I checked, “100% on target” can only be applied to factual tenets, not political ideas. I’m not saying anything for or against Ron Paul, but people can have principled disagreements on policy and neither be completely wrong. I think I am 100% on target when I say that.

  17. Paul too says:

    You are Zero! Ron Paul is the only candidate running that has been 100% on target about our economy, the War, Monetary policy and you are what moaning about a 500 Dollar donation.

    You are the very reason the county is in a mess you write for the lowest common mental level in small sound bits. SHAME ON YOU!

  18. Olly says:

    “And even supposing that he had no idea who he was taking the picture with (which is plausible, of course, since politicians take pictures with tons of people)…”

    I’m glad that you’re willing to concede this point.

  19. Vincent says:


    If you read carefully, you’ll see that I didn’t say that Ron Paul is a racist. I didn’t even say that I think Ron Paul is a racist.

    I did say, however, that Ron Paul took money from Nazis, which is always a jaw-droppingly bad idea.

    It’s not as if he’d never met the Stormfront guy before. And even supposing that he had no idea who he was taking the picture with (which is plausible, of course, since politicians take pictures with tons of people), the moment he found out that he’d taken a check from a Nazi, Ron Paul should’ve returned it and said “No thanks.” I mean, we’re not talking about a shady oil company lobbyist or the NRA or something. We’re talking about taking money from Nazis.

    In any case, it’s not a question of racism so much as a question of poor judgment. Whatever his other flaws are, Bob Barr showed much better judgment than Ron Paul when he found out he was being endorsed by Nazis.

    As far as I’m concerned, he deserves some kudos for doing what he can to marginalize that particular wing of the Libertarian party from the outset.

  20. Guy says:

    Don’t call them names CJ. Their hearts are in the right place after all.

    Ron Paul fans are leaps and bounds ahead of the moonbats and wingnuts cheerleading for either team red or blue.

  21. Olly says:

    “Wow, no wonder everyone thinks Americans are slightly, well

  22. CJ Ciaramella says:

    Warning: Paultard invasion imminent.

  23. Don’t be a retard Vincent.

    So if Ron Paul sticks to principle and uses the $500 some racist scum sent him to promote the message of peace, prosperity and freedom you have some sort of problem with that? Do you have any evidence Ron Paul is personally a racist?

    Wow, no wonder everyone thinks Americans are slightly, well… dumb. Instead of focusing on the fact that none of Ron Paul’s policies have any hint of racism, or the 100 years long war that John McCain wants in Iraq people or the coming war with Iran, they get all upset about a campaign not wasting all its free time screening the beliefs of its donors.

    How much corrupt money goes to John McCain from lobbyists? And how much goes to Ron Paul, who gets 99% of his donations from individuals?

  24. Vincent says:

    I, for one, welcome our new media appointed overlords.

    Barack Obama, you mean?

  25. Kai Davis says:

    She’s open to being the VP to the man she’s attacked repeatedly and offered the VP to previously?

    Not gonna lie, I’m an Obama fan, but wouldn’t mind a wider candidate selection. Nevertheless, If Hillary runs on an independent ticket, it’ll be the best and the worst thing that could happen.

    Best since it’ll be an actual three party election

    Worst since it’ll be three parties, two of which are split from the democrats and results in an (assumed) republican victory.

    I, for one, welcome our new media appointed overlords.

    (I’m still holding out for Bush declaring a state of emergency,suspending the elections, ‘dying’ and chaney taking over as an unelected life term ‘president’.)

  26. Timothy says:

    Clinton and her hangers on weird me out with their Presidential entitlement complex.

  27. Sakaki says:

    A lot of Clinton supporters will not care if she’s the VP. They’ll state they’ve been robbed, and recreate 1968 in Denver.

    I will be laughing at this while I tip a tumbler to good ol’ Bob Barr.

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