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  1. reflexblue

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    remember the thread about McCain being a legal citizen? Well heres another little contraversy.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/13001

    John McCain was aiming to make history with his pick of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, and historians say he succeeded.

    Presidential scholars say she appears to be the least experienced, least credentialed person to join a major-party ticket in the modern era.

    So unconventional was McCain’s choice that it left students of the presidency literally “stunned,” in the words of Joel Goldstein, a St. Louis University law professor and scholar of the vice presidency. “Being governor of a small state for less than two years is not consistent with the normal criteria for determining who’s of presidential caliber,” said Goldstein.

    “I think she is the most inexperienced person on a major party ticket in modern history,” said presidential historian Matthew Dallek.

    That includes Spiro T. Agnew, Richard Nixon’s first vice president, who was ....con.
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    Less than Dan Quayle???

    What do they know they are all products of the liberal Universities?? They have not been in the real world, they have no experience.. typical idealistic college kids.. probably 1/2 are stoned the other 1/2 are trying to get laid.
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    Yeah thoses Ivory Towers are awfuly tall. You can't see the real world from them. :rolleyes:
    Anyways in the begining(sounds biblical) supposedly the average citizen could be qulified,at least I think it was that way. I'll have to ask Harry.
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    And being a 2 year Senator is not consistent with the normal criteria for determining who’s of presidential caliber (my words there) . . . but here we are.
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    Funny this was never bought up about BO. PAlims credentials are more solid than BO's perhaps the scholars are libs....;)
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    A quick search of FEC records shows Joel Goldstein contributing to the likes of Obama, Kerry, Feingold,Gephardt. But I am sure that doesn't impair his judgement any.:D
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    You really love that data base now don't you, shouldn't you credit the source???
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    I say, Thank God!!!

    That means she has not been tainted by the Good ole Boys and Girls in Washington.

    We need a fresh face who wasn't born with a golden spoon in their mouth and who remembers how to mow their lawn, wash dishes and clean their own toilet.

    Go, Girl!
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    I can just see her now serving Putin his tea. :D
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    Wow, what a sexist comment.
    I loved the way she served tea to the corrupt politicians in AK. I believe they're in jail or soon on their way.
    Not bad for a soccer Mom.
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    darn BB almost fit that criteria.
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    I'd prefer she go into my kitchen and make me some bacon and eggs...aahgahagahaga.

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    She's doing great, she's only been in the spotlight for two days and she's driving every democrat in America insane, she's scaring the sh!t out of them, the more the people see of her the better they like her, she's becoming more popular than the Great Messiah himself.
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    I Got it.you get a Tommy Point for that :rocker:
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