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I worked for Kerry's campaign. I felt positive. When he lost, I had to shake myself out of zeal and recognize what a loser campaign he ran.

After reading today that Paul Ryan purchased a GUN for his 10 year old daughter in OHIO

I was reminded of Kerry's lame-ass pandering when he went "hunting" during the campaign.

Both thankfully and regretfully, Obama never tried to portray himself as a "hunter," but he steered clear of any gun control issues. Politically astute, I guess.

But I wince at John Kerry doing the debate preps with Obama. True, he can represent a wealthy out of touch white guy. And I know jack shit about Portman.

But you have to think the very cunning Rethugs have something up their sleeves.

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  •  "I have a cunning plan..." (3+ / 0-)
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    the fan man, Vatexia, efrenzy

    said Romney's new campaign manager, one S. Baldrick.  

    Seriously?  If the Republicans are "cunning", they sure haven't shown it up until now.  And don't tell me they're "holding it in reserve", either.  You don't wait until you're getting creamed to unleash your cunning plan.  

  •  Is Kerry really doing debate prep with Obama? (1+ / 0-)
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    If so, I think that's a good thing.  In the 2004 election, I only paid attention to the election when the debates started and Kerry won me over because of how right-sounding (as in right, not wrong, not right-leaning) he was.  His answers made it clear he was putting what Americans wanted first, above what he wanted, while Bush made it clear what was most important to him would be what dictated what path he took, never mind those pesky citizens.

    Plus, Kerry's appearance at the DNC recently invigorated people's image of him in a very positive way.

    We all made this journey for a reason. -- President Barack Obama (February 10, 2007)

    by arabian on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 01:29:26 AM PDT

  •  boris - the rifle was purchased (0+ / 0-)

    nearly a year ago as a Christmas gift in 2011. He was shopping for gear for his daughter who will accompany him on a dear hunt.

    "let's talk about that"

    by VClib on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 03:33:24 AM PDT

  •  How do you get a "Cunning Plan" from (0+ / 0-)

    a bunch of Assclowns that can't figure out how
    to Buy a CLUE ?

    I assign that the same probability as I give to  Zero. Zip. Zilch. Nada.

    The only way that Mitty wins anything is IF the
    President Shoots Himself in the Foot a Dozen times.

    Sorry. That Ain't Gonna Happen.

    On Giving Advice: Smart People Don't Need It and Stupid People Don't Listen

    by Brian76239 on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 08:32:59 AM PDT

  •  10 or 11 (1+ / 0-)
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    Is a pretty normal age for a kid to get their first gun. I was 11 when I got my first shotgun, a single shot 20 gauge.

    I was taught to shoot at around 8.


    "It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees." -- Emiliano Zapata Salazar
    "Dissent is patriotic. Blind obedience is treason." --me

    by Leftie Gunner on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 05:03:22 PM PDT

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