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  •  It may be a bit too soon (0+ / 0-)

    but not much - if you wait too long it may be too late.

    -4.63,-3.54 If the people will lead the leaders will follow

    by calebfaux on Mon Mar 20, 2006 at 10:15:01 AM PST

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    •  republicans (0+ / 0-)

      waited until 6 weeks before the election to release the contract with america.  the last month of the campaign is the time period that matters the most

      Webpage ;Current members: 81325 (as of 3am 3/16). Projected Date of 100,000th member registration: September 15, 2006

      by FleetAdmiralJ on Mon Mar 20, 2006 at 10:28:10 AM PST

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      •  You're right (0+ / 0-)

        I stand corrected - from Wikipedia

        The Contract with America was introduced six weeks before the 1994 Congressional election, the first midterm election of President Bill Clinton's Administration, and was signed by all but two of the Republican members of the House of Representatives, and all of the Party's non-incumbent Republican Congressional candidates

        They waited until the public was focused on the race and released their "bomb"

        -4.63,-3.54 If the people will lead the leaders will follow

        by calebfaux on Mon Mar 20, 2006 at 11:06:56 AM PST

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    •  We must agree in issues, (1+ / 0-)
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      calebfaux

      and talk about them individually for a while before we present a package.  If the package goes out too soon, the Repugs will spend millions shooting at it, and the debate will be about the battle instead of the issues.

      Patriotism may be the last refuge of scoundrels, but religion is assuredly the first.

      by StrayCat on Mon Mar 20, 2006 at 11:36:49 AM PST

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