Democratic Presidential Campaign 2020

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Re: Democratic Presidential Campaign 2020

#21 Post by mockbee » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:53 am

Have been stuck lately. In and out of a funk. My last day of work was January 2nd. It's been more than twenty years since I was last not working. Maybe if I get moving, on the road, meet people, learn about what's going on where they live, have some adventure, go where I don't know and I'm not known, it'll clear my head, reset, I'll think new thoughts, break out of the loops I've been stuck in.

Another dispatch, posted a day later:
This was the most intense fog I'd seen. A thick all encompassing blanket. I figured that by the time I'd finished breakfast at the Pancake House in Liberal (top three pancakes I've ever had) the sun would burn through, but it didn't.
I left Liberal with a full stomach, and with gratitude for my hosts at Southwind. But since I came in at night and left in a fog, I had no idea what the town really looked like.
I think Beto is done before Beto got started...... :wavesad:

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Re: Democratic Presidential Campaign 2020

#22 Post by farrellgirl99 » Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:53 pm

all of the major democratic nominees/presumed nominees have issues. im not fully behind any of them.

gillibrand is my senator and i like her, but she has flipflopped a ton from her early days of repping upstate (used to be pro-gun, pro-wall street, etc). kamala harris was a prosecutor and supported mass incarceration. i dont want biden because i think we need something new, plus he co-authored the crime bill in the 90s. bloomberg, forget about it (plus he ruined nyc and turned it into a luxury playground). corey booker, neoliberal who sold out newark. warren im not convinced can get broad support. beto is pretty centrist with no experience....etc.

ill vote for any of them against trump, obviously, but no one screams an easy electoral win to me.

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Re: Democratic Presidential Campaign 2020

#23 Post by SR » Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:54 am

farrellgirl99 wrote:
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:53 pm
all of the major democratic nominees/presumed nominees have issues. im not fully behind any of them.

gillibrand is my senator and i like her, but she has flipflopped a ton from her early days of repping upstate (used to be pro-gun, pro-wall street, etc). kamala harris was a prosecutor and supported mass incarceration. i dont want biden because i think we need something new, plus he co-authored the crime bill in the 90s. bloomberg, forget about it (plus he ruined nyc and turned it into a luxury playground). corey booker, neoliberal who sold out newark. warren im not convinced can get broad support. beto is pretty centrist with no experience....etc.

ill vote for any of them against trump, obviously, but no one screams an easy electoral win to me.
:nod: to all

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Re: Democratic Presidential Campaign 2020

#24 Post by drwintercreeper » Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:52 am

peteforamerica.com

This guy has a fantastic resume.

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Re: Democratic Presidential Campaign 2020

#25 Post by Hype » Wed Jan 23, 2019 12:08 pm

drwintercreeper wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:52 am
peteforamerica.com

This guy has a fantastic resume.
He looks interesting. The site gives no sense of what his views are about much of anything, except, I guess, dogs and gay marriage. I wish he wouldn't self-identify as "millenial" though. 20 years ago were there GenX candidates referring to themselves that way (and did they wear plaid)?

That name tho. "PeteForAmerica" sounds so much better than "ButtigiegForUS".

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Re: Democratic Presidential Campaign 2020

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Re: Democratic Presidential Campaign 2020

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Re: Democratic Presidential Campaign 2020

#28 Post by Six7Six7 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:54 pm

We just may find out if that "Bernie could have won!" line from the Bernie Bros is correct.

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Re: Democratic Presidential Campaign 2020

#29 Post by SR » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:56 am

Don't know much of her, but I really like Amy Klobuchar. Of all, during the Kavabeer/Squee hearings, her questions revealed the folly of the man and the insistent governmental bias that even a white, well educated, woman are to be summarily dismissed.

Still love Bernie though

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Re: Democratic Presidential Campaign 2020

#30 Post by Hype » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:53 pm

Right now I'm leaning on Booker to run and lose.

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Re: Democratic Presidential Campaign 2020

#31 Post by mockbee » Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:28 pm

So far all the candidates are running as if it's 1992.
:noclue:

I predict the candidate with the least number of apology tours will win the nomination and loose to Trump, and a 'radical' outside figure not groomed by the Dem party with A+ persuasion skills could beat trump if allowed into the nomination process.

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Re: Democratic Presidential Campaign 2020

#32 Post by chaos » Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:43 pm

I think a Biden/Klobuchar ticket has a good chance of beating a Trump/Pence ticket.

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Re: Democratic Presidential Campaign 2020

#33 Post by mockbee » Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:46 pm

The media and DNC wants kamala, if no dark horses surfaces, I think that's who will be nominated.

I don't see Biden getting anywhere. Maybe 2016 that would have worked due to security/fear factor, but he is not inspiring anyone, and I think the working class midwest on the fence would stick with trump this time around.

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