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Just want to get a feel for who people like as a presidential candidate on the Republican side of the aisle. I will post a similar one for Independents later on. Everyone should feel free to vote, even if they're not Republican (unlike real primaries) or allowed to vote in the US.

I think I'll be able to update the list, so if there is someone you like but don't see them on the list, let me know and I'll try to add 'em.
« Last Edit: October 03, 2006, 04:50:57 PM by Amianthus »
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Re: If the US Presidential Election Republican Primary were held today...
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2006, 10:51:24 AM »
Where is Awnold, my twin, on this list?...lol

Adter all, I have ot vote for a man who looks exactly as I do. If you saw us walking down the street, you couldn't tell us apart! (other than his weight is distributed evenlly and mine more around my, er, midsection).

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Re: If the US Presidential Election Republican Primary were held today...
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2006, 11:28:54 AM »
Where is Awnold, my twin, on this list?...lol

Arnie can't run for President in 2008.

Did I ever tell you guys that he lived in the apartment across the hall from my uncle in Graz?
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Re: If the US Presidential Election Republican Primary were held today...
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2006, 11:49:39 AM »
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Re: If the US Presidential Election Republican Primary were held today...
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2006, 05:00:55 PM »
Yes, I know he can't due to his being naturalized. For curiosity, tell us about him? What did your uncle observe?

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Re: If the US Presidential Election Republican Primary were held today...
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2006, 05:22:56 PM »
What did your uncle observe?

Well, he was quite young at the time. He was in training to become Mr. Universe. Very focused was the main impression.
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Re: If the US Presidential Election Republican Primary were held today...
« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2006, 08:59:34 PM »
I admire him for being a shrewd businessman, and perhaps, a shrewd politician.

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Re: If the US Presidential Election Republican Primary were held today...
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2006, 02:46:43 PM »
Would Republicans really vote for Giuliani? Or as a better question, would the Evangelicals really vote for him?

I mean, here is a guy who clearly violated his marriage vows. Lived with a gay couple while he was estranged from his second wife (no, I'm not implying he is gay - but he has supported gay marriage and this would seem to indicate he has no problem with it). He's been ambivalent about abortion.

He's really a Northeastern style Liberal Republican, but has found a lot of support for his crime fighting as mayor and his face time during 9/11.

Also, did Frist's comments about the Taleban in Afghanistan hurt him?
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Re: If the US Presidential Election Republican Primary were held today...
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2006, 03:17:30 PM »
I would not support him for these very reasons, but then again, put him up against some one even more left and then I am in a quandry....sigh.

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Re: If the US Presidential Election Republican Primary were held today...
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2006, 09:11:06 PM »
He doesn't need to be the best possible , only the best availible.


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Re: If the US Presidential Election Republican Primary were held today...
« Reply #10 on: October 10, 2006, 02:42:40 AM »
Would Republicans really vote for Giuliani? Or as a better question, would the Evangelicals really vote for him?

If he were the Presidential nominee, I would
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Re: If the US Presidential Election Republican Primary were held today...
« Reply #11 on: October 15, 2006, 01:51:56 AM »
Hmm, let's see.  Hilllary or Guiliani?  Oh how can I choose....NOT!!
Though I am not real interested in him as president, he is far superior to any front runners in the Democratic pool.
But to be real honest, THEY ALL STINK!!!
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Re: If the US Presidential Election Republican Primary were held today...
« Reply #12 on: October 15, 2006, 03:10:08 AM »
MISS KIM, YOU TURKEY, WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN??    :)
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Re: If the US Presidential Election Republican Primary were held today...
« Reply #13 on: October 15, 2006, 12:59:46 PM »
Let's bring Sam Nunn out of retirement, so I can vote Democrat, ok?

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Re: If the US Presidential Election Republican Primary were held today...
« Reply #14 on: October 18, 2006, 02:21:44 AM »
"Guiliani's really a Northeastern style Liberal Republican"

No he's not. He's for limited government and tax cuts. If anything, he's a libertarian.