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Quote Sign*Reader Replybullet Posted: 07 February 2007 at 1:57pm
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Welcome back, missed your missives, thought about PMing you.
I concur that the thread broke after CNN's broadcast. The current discussion is mere speculative exercise rather than any substance.
 
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Quote Patty Replybullet Posted: 07 February 2007 at 3:13pm

It wouldn't matter to me if Obama is Muslim.  I like him very much, as far as his politics go, and he appears to be a very straighforward, honest and respectable young man.  Extremely intelligent.  What more could we want? 

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Quote Hanan Replybullet Posted: 07 February 2007 at 4:05pm
Originally posted by Patty

It wouldn't matter to me if Obama is Muslim.  I like him very much, as far as his politics go, and he appears to be a very straighforward, honest and respectable young man.  Extremely intelligent.  What more could we want? 

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I agree. He's like a cool, clear breeze blowing through a dark and musty room. I remember how excited I was when I first heard him speak at the Democratic Convention in 2004 (I think it was in '04).

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Quote Patty Replybullet Posted: 07 February 2007 at 6:26pm
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Originally posted by Patty

It wouldn't matter to me if Obama is Muslim.  I like him very much, as far as his politics go, and he appears to be a very straighforward, honest and respectable young man.  Extremely intelligent.  What more could we want? 

God's Peace.

I agree. He's like a cool, clear breeze blowing through a dark and musty room. I remember how excited I was when I first heard him speak at the Democratic Convention in 2004 (I think it was in '04).

The first time I ever saw him or heard of him was when he was making  his acceptance speech for Senator in Chicago.  (I DO live a very isolated life...by choice mostly.)  He was positively brilliant!  And yes, Hanan, he is like a breath of fresh air, isn't he?  He is so upbeat and positive, and he exudes confidence.  I am very impressed with him.

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Quote Angel Replybullet Posted: 08 February 2007 at 6:46pm
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Angel said,

"I think you are on a wrong turn here."

Me?  Never! 

"I really don't see the big deal that Barack is not sharing (at least at this stage/moment) what religion he belongs to. As I mentioned if he is muslim it will overshadow him, reread my first post as to why."

Well, girlfriend, if you can't see the importance of a prospective candidate for the Presidency's need to be 100% honest, I certainly am not the one to try to explain it to you.  Maybe someone else here can give it a try.  As I have said, I like him, but if I found out he was being dishonest, I would probably have to rethink my position and trudge back to the "drawing board." 

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How is not sharing being dishonest?

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Quote Patty Replybullet Posted: 09 February 2007 at 5:46am
Originally posted by Angel

Originally posted by Patty

Angel said,

"I think you are on a wrong turn here."

Me?  Never! 

"I really don't see the big deal that Barack is not sharing (at least at this stage/moment) what religion he belongs to. As I mentioned if he is muslim it will overshadow him, reread my first post as to why."

Well, girlfriend, if you can't see the importance of a prospective candidate for the Presidency's need to be 100% honest, I certainly am not the one to try to explain it to you.  Maybe someone else here can give it a try.  As I have said, I like him, but if I found out he was being dishonest, I would probably have to rethink my position and trudge back to the "drawing board." 

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How is not sharing being dishonest?

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It is the omission of a very important piece of his life which would or could cause a lot of distrust for him.  If Israfil "got your opinion" be happy and content with that.  I don't agree, that's all.  A difference of opinion.  I believe, as I have now stated twice, that it is very important that anyone running for public office be right up front about who they really are, and what they really believe.  You don't think it matters, so we just have a difference of opinion.  Let it rest at that, Angel.

 

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Quote Hanan Replybullet Posted: 09 February 2007 at 6:29am

I think that anyone running for political office must be honest and forthright, regardless of how unimportant the issue may be. If, for instance, Barack Obama is elected president, and during his presidency the media get's ahold of an unreported/undisclosed issue, it would distract/disrupt him from governing the country, a la Clinton. I think Obama is smart enough to get everything out in the open now, and there won't be any muck left to rack in '08.

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Quote Patty Replybullet Posted: 09 February 2007 at 6:20pm
Originally posted by Hanan

I think that anyone running for political office must be honest and forthright, regardless of how unimportant the issue may be. If, for instance, Barack Obama is elected president, and during his presidency the media get's ahold of an unreported/undisclosed issue, it would distract/disrupt him from governing the country, a la Clinton. I think Obama is smart enough to get everything out in the open now, and there won't be any muck left to rack in '08.

Peace, Hanan

Thanks, Hanan.  That's what I've been attempting to say.

 

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