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  •  She's a highly qualified individual. (0+ / 0-)

    Lets not forget that, okay. And when women are at parity in government, we can talk about the "gold ol' gals" all you want.

    20, Dude, Chairman DKE Gay Caucus! (College IN-09) (Raised IL-03, IL-09) Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren for Senate!

    by ndrwmls10 on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 10:03:45 AM PDT

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    •  when you're picking one woman over another (2+ / 0-)
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      because she hired a friend of yours, don't pretend there are principles involved.  

      "known quantity" is exactly the rationale used to discriminate against women generally, but it's ok when it's your cronies being promoted.

      all morals are relative, but some are more relative than others.

      by happymisanthropy on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 10:17:22 AM PDT

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      •  Yeah, when it's a man vs. a woman. (0+ / 0-)

        These are two woman. The group made its choice. Quite whining, get over it, and fight for your candidate. That's how representative Democracy works. This isn't some corporate special interest. These are woman committed to fighting for their right to choose and reaching parity in our government.

        I think Hassan is the more electable candidate and has more potential down the road (e.g. a 2016 Senate run), but Cilley sounds like a great person. Just wanted to add that, this isn't about diminishing her. If she wins the primary, Emily's List would endorse her in a heart beat.

        Also, understand that this race is the only chance to have a female Democratic Governor in 2013. They don't want mess around waiting. They made a calculated choice. Probably, the smart choice.

        20, Dude, Chairman DKE Gay Caucus! (College IN-09) (Raised IL-03, IL-09) Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren for Senate!

        by ndrwmls10 on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 10:25:22 AM PDT

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    •  what's this WE business? (1+ / 0-)
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      You aren't a woman - and telling women how to act, what to write, and what to think is every bit as unattractive when it comes from a man who is supposed to be on our side, ndrw.

      “In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.” ~ Confucius

      by susanthe on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 01:48:48 PM PDT

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      •  Is happymisanthropy a woman? (0+ / 0-)

        The game I was referring to earlier was scoring points and you really love to play it. The comments you responded with are a clear indication of that.

        20, Dude, Chairman DKE Gay Caucus! (College IN-09) (Raised IL-03, IL-09) Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren for Senate!

        by ndrwmls10 on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 02:10:12 PM PDT

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        •  would it matter? (0+ / 0-)

          As it happens she is. The original point - that telling women what to write, how to act, and what to think is still unpalatable when it comes from a man, ndrw.

          “In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.” ~ Confucius

          by susanthe on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 04:24:09 PM PDT

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          •  Your putting words in my mouth and interpreting (0+ / 0-)

            what I said to fit your idea. I don't appreciate your disingenuous and you'll obviously never stop. Therefore I am disengaging from this conversation. Good luck with your life!

            20, Dude, Chairman DKE Gay Caucus! (College IN-09) (Raised IL-03, IL-09) Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren for Senate!

            by ndrwmls10 on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 05:12:09 PM PDT

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            •  well, ndrw (0+ / 0-)

              I wish you continued success in not being from NH, not living in NH, and not having a clue about NH politics. I feel certain you won't let any of that get in your way!

              “In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.” ~ Confucius

              by susanthe on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 05:48:57 PM PDT

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