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  •  Yes, that one should come out, but (3+ / 0-)
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    it's worth pondering just for a moment that if a progressive Dem had served, been captured, been tortured, and signed a statement under duress, no matter how understandable and noble the circumstances; and if said Dem were now a candidate, the right-wing slime machine would trumpet said signature to the heavens.

    You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering. - Henri Frederic Amiel

    by newwvdem on Sun Apr 06, 2008 at 05:40:43 PM PDT

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    •  Hopefully - unlike McCain they would be against (1+ / 0-)
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      torture and not have votered for the act that now allows the mindset that we should torture our enemies.

      Before: "America Rising" - John Edwards we are with you. - After - Not This Time - Barack Obama we are with you!

      by totallynext on Sun Apr 06, 2008 at 05:55:40 PM PDT

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    •  I can understand (0+ / 0-)

      why people would object to using it in a "swiftboat" type fashion but it's something I didn't know until I started doing research. People can read the links and make up their own minds about what it means, if anything. I compiled a list of facts and removing it from my list doesn't change the fact that it happened.

      "The way out is via the door. Why is it that no one will use this method?" - Confucius

      by Blue Intrigue on Sun Apr 06, 2008 at 05:56:07 PM PDT

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