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  1. efin98

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    He shouldn't have even run again in the first place. What is it about the Washington culture that is so addidcting that an 80 year old decides he would rather have 6 more years than retire?
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    #24 Jersey

    Yeah, I don't get it. 80 years old, having to change parties to have a chance - why did ANYONE vote for him.

    Good riddance you old piece of sh!t.
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    #24 Jersey

    Now he can go crawl into a dark hole and die for all I care.
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    Quoted for truth....
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    A good night electorally for the Democrats :D
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    Wow. What a pathetic attempt at spin. :rofl:

    See you in November, Jack..!!
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    It is - and the attitude that the Democrats somehow "lost" this one is beyond me.

    What possible "spin" could it be to express happiness because a man who couldn't decide which party he really wanted to belong to has been defeated?
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    Specter's response: "Sestak cheated. He stole my signals" :singing:
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    Specter
    Good riddance to a dirty old traitor CREEP.
    I break wind in his general direction.
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    The White House endorsed Spector and wanted Sestak out of the race which led to allegations of a job offer to Sestak to exit the race. The political machines and organized State Democratic Party endorsed Spector yet Sestak still won. In the end, it was a win/loss because Sestak gives the Democrats a better chance to win in November (win) versus his Republican opponent, yet it was a slap at the White house and the powers that be in an anti-incumbent year. (loss)
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    #75 Jersey

    Forget for a moment the D or R thing.

    Senator Comcast lost!!!!!!

    Somewhere Bill Belichick is smiling.......and still has HIS job!
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    I think from both sides, we can say these are the types of politicians that we can be glad when their reign comes to an end.
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    Agreed. But who can blame Spectre? Congress is like crack to these politicians. One taste and you're hooked! He's no different that the rest of the bunch who are all willing to sacrifice their dignity (not to mention their families') and behave like fools in fromt of the whole country just to stay in office for another term. Combine their egocentric addiction to power with the massive infusions of cash from their campaigns (which begin the day after they are elected) and you get a toxic mix that poisons the whole system.

    This goes for R's and D's, and Spectre has simply illustrated for all of us how little difference the letter makes, and how little these clowns (90% of them)care about honor and self-respect. He's a poster boy for what's wrong with Congress.
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    Nail on the head post, those people who today are running our country, R&D both, are noithing but self serving Vermin, all of washington needs to be replaced with fresh faces who fear the voters, the Grinning Swine Dogs who now dominate the Congress, the Senate and the Socialist Marxist Communist Sh!tist White House need to be replaced for the survival of America, failure to "kick them out" will result in "A Third World America".

    America Is Fast Becoming A Giant Hollywood.
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    #75 Jersey

    He will now spend the rest of his days trying to find out why the Eagles lost to the Patriots.

    [​IMG]
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    Good riddance.
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    I certainly hope you're bracing yourself for disappointment.

    And if you're going to call it a "pathetic attempt at spin," you could at least bother explaining yourself. I can understand if you're a bit risk averse due to the frequent beatings you receive around here, what with your elementary understanding of politics and frightening ignorance of history, but humor the rest of us, won't you?

    I'll lay it out for you:

    - Democrats hold on to Murtha's seat in PA-12, pulling out a comfortable win in a very culturally conservative district (the only one to switch from Kerry to McCain).

    - In a primary race that saw 168,000 more Democrats voting than Republicans (further evidence that the "enthusiasm gap" has faded), promising Ky. Attorney General Jack Conway beat tired also-ran Mongiardo. Conway offers a much better shot at capturing this seat in conservative Kentucky, especially when voters are exposed to Paul's nuttiness (though Paul remains the favorite due to Kentucky's electorate).

    - In AR, Lt. Gov. Bill Halter pulled the upset and forced a runoff against Sen. Blanche Lincoln. While it remains to be seen which candidate AR Democrats will eventually choose, Halter clearly has the momentum and is a much stronger general election candidate than Lincoln, who is almost inexorably doomed to lose.

    - In PA, Sestak bean Specter, and once again the stronger general election candidate prevails. Sestak will wipe the floor with Pat Toomey.
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    THe dem ran as pro like, pro gun, anti obamacare, anti cap and trade IOW he ran as a pubbie.


    How many house seats do you have the dems losing Jack?
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    I'll lay it out for you in even simpler terms: The democrats are going to lose a lot of seats come November. Now I am not going to sit here and claim the Republicans are going to take control of both houses of Congress because the current democrat lead is too great.

    But we sure have come a long way since Nov 2006 & Nov 2008 when it looked like Republicans would never win another election ever again, haven't we?
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    HA!

    Post of the WEEK!

    I think there is no place on the internet that this man is more hated thatn the political forum at Patsfans. Turncoat on both parties, add in the Comcast/Patriots BS and this guy can pretty much go F-himself as far as we are concerned.
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    Those positions aren't exclusive to the Republican party. He ran how he needed to run in order to win in that district.

    I'm not making any predictions until after the summer. I will say I will be surprised if the Republican groundswell posters like Wolfpack and Real World are predicting materializes. I think the Democrats will lose seats, but I'm currently leaning toward Democratic retention of both houses of Congress.
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    So in other words, you're too chicken-bleep to make any predictions of your own but you have no problem sitting back and criticizing those who have.

    BTW, I don't think you actually read what my prediction was if you think I said Republicans were going to take over Congress.
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    He has it all doesn't he? Spygate a-hole and political slime. I wasn't here then but I can definitely see how he'd be fuel on this forum LOL;)
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    Honest question: can you read? Seriously, sometimes you're just brutal.

    Now that we've dispensed with the pleasantries, perhaps you can point to me exactly where I stated your prediction was that the Republicans were going to take over Congress? No need to rush, I'm here all day.

    Furthermore, you'll have to explain to me how my prediction that Republicans will gain seats, but not as many as some here are predicting, is qualitatively different from yours (Republicans will make big gains). The only prediction I said I was unwilling to make is the exact number of seats I believe the Democrats will lose.
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    Aye, but it can't possibly be the same thing because he took the right road and you took the left road and that, alone, has made all the difference.
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    Its kindof amazing how this guy was able to unite the views of a neo-con like my father, and myself. We both hate Spector. Though I believe if you go back and check on this I was totally for the guy switching parties, as I'm sure many Republicans were for him switching rom the democratic party a while back.

    As Patriot Fans we all should hope this guy retreats to his den to watch reruns of Matlock, to be never heard from again...but...

    question remains: Does his hubris make him pull a Lieberman and run as an Independent?


    gosh I hope not.
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    Nothing like a mutual enemy HD:p Run as an independent, I wouldn't put it past him, he's so old though. Plus didn't he have cancer or something:confused: But yeah you wonder if he's REALLY gone or if he'll get appointed to something. Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap.

    What really pi**ed me off at the time was that he tried shoving politics into sports and he did it like he was Woodward and Bernstein:rolleyes: He's a politician at heart; you're right, I wonder if he's really gone. :bricks:
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    Specter
    Look closely at him, he looks like a Rat.
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    #75 Jersey

    I'm curious, what's your fetish with predictions?

    Every Friday we see how meteorologists can't predict the weekend, how NFL writers can't predict the upcoming season.

    What makes a prediction so vitally important for you?

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