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Gabbard is anti-Hillary, but still far-left fringe
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Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-10-21 12:53|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10802 views ]  Top

#1 She's anti-war. We can't insist on purity for all candidates. Stopping the wars all over the world is good enough.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2019-10-21 13:28||   2019-10-21 13:28|| Front Page Top

#2 She isn't very bright, either.
Still, it's nice to hear a DC politician calling BS on the Shitshow.
Posted by Lex 2019-10-21 13:29||   2019-10-21 13:29|| Front Page Top

#3 In any healthy republic, a sane and civil opposition is necessary. She represents to me, what the Democrat party should be like. Left, liberal maybe but also deserving of a voice and not militant or insurgent like the current DNC.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-10-21 13:31||   2019-10-21 13:31|| Front Page Top

#4 She seems way to honest to win Dem (or for that matter, Rep) elections. She seems consistent in what she says, and has said. She is not stupid. She is not painful to listen to (or to look at, for that matter.) Would that more candidates were like her so that we could actually have substantive discussions on policies - where I mostly disagree with her.
Posted by Glenmore 2019-10-21 14:42||   2019-10-21 14:42|| Front Page Top

#5 Stopping the wars all over the world is good enough.

Not if taking Second Amendment rights away from law-abiding Americans is part of the "package deal." Not if foaming-at-the-mouth socialism is part of the "package deal."
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-10-21 15:20||   2019-10-21 15:20|| Front Page Top

#6 Stopping the wars all over the world is good enough

How, even if one was to exterminate humanity, chimps fight wars. Ants fight wars.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-10-21 15:26||   2019-10-21 15:26|| Front Page Top

#7 Fortunately we're not chimps, and there are no existential threats to our existence. We can wind down all of our wars all over the world, and make a better America instead of spending our money on worthless military adventures.

The point is that Gabbard is a sane Democrat, even if we disagree with her. She's on the same page as far as being pro-American. A rare quality in either party, frankly.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2019-10-21 16:02||   2019-10-21 16:02|| Front Page Top

#8 Fortunately we're not chimps, and there are no existential threats to our existence

Arrogant & delusional.
Also, "existential threats to our existence"?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-10-21 16:11||   2019-10-21 16:11|| Front Page Top

#9 When we've turned away from physical conflicts with irrational misanthropes by acknowledging they're all really in our minds, we can get down to battling the real threat of a planet increasingly unable to support our whimsies. eg: watching an F1 race surrounded by tropical forest.

/sarc needed ?
Posted by Dron66046 2019-10-21 16:49||   2019-10-21 16:49|| Front Page Top

#10 Thank goodness we'd never act chimpy,
Form up in an impious impi,
Inhumanly feudin',
Stone throwin' or shootin'...
Those monkeys must sure think we're wimpy!
Posted by Gramp Brown5117 2019-10-21 17:00||   2019-10-21 17:00|| Front Page Top

#11 So, peace, pace Fermi!
Stop tryin' to scare me,
And shaddup and watch Ren and Stimpy.
Posted by Gramp Brown5117 2019-10-21 17:01||   2019-10-21 17:01|| Front Page Top

#12 Ren and Stimpy

Now that brings up memories.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-10-21 17:04||   2019-10-21 17:04|| Front Page Top

#13 Nice - another F1 fan (I hope!).
Posted by Raj 2019-10-21 18:26||   2019-10-21 18:26|| Front Page Top

#14 OK, I'll bite: what are the threats to the existence of the continental United States?

Iranians going to put landing craft on Miami Beach?
Posted by Herb McCoy 2019-10-21 18:34||   2019-10-21 18:34|| Front Page Top

#15 #7 - I'm beginning to think you're simply arguing withdrawal to the point of unilateral disarmament? Is there ANY conflict that would EVER justify US intervention in your little mind? I doubt it. Troll
Posted by Frank G 2019-10-21 18:35||   2019-10-21 18:35|| Front Page Top

#16 Nice - another F1 fan

Have nothing against it. Just stopped watching after Ayrton Senna died.

I do find the globalist facade of curbing developing economies' fuel and coal consumption in the name of saving the environment hypocritical. While motorsports must waste I don't know how much fuel.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-10-21 18:48||   2019-10-21 18:48|| Front Page Top

#17 When Jimmuah Cahtah was prexident he had an aide ask the people who run the Indy 500 if they would shorten the race as a feel good gesture of saving gasoline during the oil embargo. The administration was informed that Indy cars don't burn gasoline.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-10-21 19:08||   2019-10-21 19:08|| Front Page Top

#18 Last election she supported Bernie Sanders and she believes only the military and cops should have weapons. The fact that she looks good compared to the rest of the Clown Car just indicates how bad they are, not how good she is.
Posted by Mercutio 2019-10-21 19:36||   2019-10-21 19:36|| Front Page Top

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