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Terry McAuliffe, you failed the United States as a soccer fan just as much as you failed the United States as chairman of the Democratic Party.  Thanks for that!  I would think that the guys from our team would have done much better without you creating a curse for them in person, just like the Democrats that I liked when you were chairman.  That is until, thank God, Howard Dean took over for you and created unprecedented success for Democrats.  I met you in person at the Kentucky Jefferson-Jackson dinner in in 2004, and it's no surprise I still don't like you.

And Bill Clinton, you sitting there with Terry McAuliffe on one side and Mick Jagger on the other reminds me just how much I like Barack better than you.   I don't care how much money  Mick Jagger has made; the fact is he hasn't done jack s--t to benefit the human race, and that is a fact.

Third solid, original paragraph: Barack Obama has done more to change the course of this country in 17 months than Bill Clinton did in 96 months.  Continuing with the theme of pro-Obama diaries on this site recently, Obama has done the most to change the course of this country in a posiitive manner since FDR.  As a proud Democrat who lives in Indiana (of course I believe in fiscal responsibility Evan Bayh, that is why I am glad Brad Ellsworth is running this time) I thank my stars that we have a President who has the intellect and stamina to make tough decisions, and we will see more success than the pundits can imagine.

And let me give a shoutout to "Dump Terry McAuliffe" from a four-digit user, you have my favorite UID of all time!

Originally posted to Louisville Liberal Lion on Sat Jun 26, 2010 at 02:36 PM PDT.

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  •  I'm just not (2+ / 0-)
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    Lying eyes, BonnieSchlitz

    sure this was all that necessary.

    In the choice between changing ones mind and proving there's no need to do so, most people get busy on the proof.

    by jsfox on Sat Jun 26, 2010 at 02:41:36 PM PDT

  •  Remember the Gingrich Revolution? (3+ / 0-)
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    Lying eyes, optimusprime, gfv6800

    President Obama may have some fractious Democrats (Ben Nelson anyone?) but he does have a Democratic House and Senate.  The Big Dog had a Republican Congress for six years. Given Newt and his fello buffoons, I'm surprised Bill could get as much as he did done.

    •  Maybe so... (1+ / 0-)
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      PatriciaVa

      ...but he did NOT need to preside over the repeal of Glass-Steagol, the Telecommunications Act, the "Effective" Death Penalty Act, NAFTA, or the law that requires the VA to stop your VA disability pension if there's a warrant out for your arrest...

      I don't have any love for the man, Saxophone or not...

      "Ronald Reagan is DEAD! His policies live on but we're doing something about THAT!"

      by leftykook on Sat Jun 26, 2010 at 03:05:04 PM PDT

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      •  President Obama and the Natl Sales Tax (0+ / 0-)

        Fair enough on your criticism of former President Clinton.

        But if President Obama signs legislation enacting a national sales tax, as Pelosi, E. Emanuel, Podesta, R. Altman, Volcker, and even he have all floated, then Obama will have inflicted more pain on the working and middle-class than Clinton.

        No excuse for any Dem president to support a national sales tax, EVER.

        Learn about Centrist Economics, learn about Robert Rubin's Hamilton Project. http://www1.hamiltonproject.org/es/hamilton/hamilton_hp.htm

        by PatriciaVa on Sat Jun 26, 2010 at 03:46:59 PM PDT

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      •  I love Bill and I like Terry. (0+ / 0-)

        Mick I can take or leave.  So there.  Besides, as pointed out in the clever diary by "Redstate", Team America's loss is just another Obama fail.

        "Armageddon was yesterday. Today we have a serious problem."

        by Lying eyes on Sat Jun 26, 2010 at 03:48:05 PM PDT

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  •  I don't think people I don't like (0+ / 0-)

    should ever be on television. (Terry Mack is one of them, of course. He's a loser. I personally think he threw the 2004 presidential election to set the stage for HRC - whom I still voted for, but am certainly happy with how things turned out - to run in 2008.)

    But why would I want to see people I don't like on television? It totally ruins the event.                              

    Have you heard? The vice president's gone mad. - Bob Dylan, 1966

    by textus on Sat Jun 26, 2010 at 03:52:41 PM PDT

  •  Huh? (0+ / 0-)

    The snark is escaping me here.

    I've hated Bill and Terry from time to time--mainly because they were such no holds barred campaigners when my candidate went up against them--but I love both of them now.

    They're Democrats. And Jagger would be a Democrat if he could. But, since he couldn't, he wrote Sweet Neocon and refused to give up his hotel room for Bush.

    Save your anger for the Repubs. I do.

    "Philosophy is useless; theology is worse"--Dire Straits

    by Bush Bites on Sat Jun 26, 2010 at 04:14:46 PM PDT

  •  Jagger would be a "Democrat" if he could? (0+ / 0-)

    Here is Jagger borrowing from the Republican playbook, talking about "success" in England being resented.

    Wow, that's terrific that Mick Jagger refused to give up his hotel room for Bush.  Good for him!  I like your username, but I mean seriously, Mick Jagger has done nothing with his years of celebrity to help the human race, unlike countless musicians.

    I hope you are telling the idiots bashing Obama daily on this site to save their anger for Repubs.

    "In short, fate's distribution of long straws is wildly capricious." -Warren Buffett

    by Louisville Liberal Lion on Sat Jun 26, 2010 at 04:33:48 PM PDT

    •  Yeah, I do that. (0+ / 0-)

      And, I'll concede, there are a lot of idiots here bashing Obama.

      But I wouldn't put all of them or even most of them in the Clinton camp. Most of them seem like the same kind of purists who vote Green when their  every wish isn't granted.

      Anyway, maybe you should think of it this way. Who is trying to do the most harm to Obama? Clinton, Jagger, McAuliffe or the Repubs?

      I think the answer is obvious.

      "Philosophy is useless; theology is worse"--Dire Straits

      by Bush Bites on Sat Jun 26, 2010 at 05:04:42 PM PDT

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  •  Hmm (1+ / 0-)
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    kaliope

    "I don't care how much money  Mick Jagger has made; the fact is he hasn't done jack s--t to benefit the human race, and that is a fact."

    Someone hasn't heard Exile On Main St. Or Beggars Banquet.

    •  Just Googling around.... (0+ / 0-)

      ...it seems like he's done charity work as well, at least dating back to Live Aid and as recently as the Haiti earthquake.

      "Philosophy is useless; theology is worse"--Dire Straits

      by Bush Bites on Sat Jun 26, 2010 at 05:16:14 PM PDT

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