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Subject: Vote For ???
Date Posted: 9/12/2008 9:52 AM ET
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Ok the candidates are in, the v.p.s are in place.  Who Do You vote for?????  This is the first year I am really not happy at all. How about you?

Date Posted: 9/12/2008 11:51 AM ET
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There is no question at our house - Obama/Biden.  Four more years of the last eight is more than I can stomach.

Date Posted: 9/12/2008 1:10 PM ET
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Going with Obama/Biden here.  I'm always a bit frustrated with the candidates, but I've already told DP that if the McCain/Palin ticket wins, I'm looking into immigrating to Canada.  I don't think I could take another 4 years of the these kinds of republicans right now...

Date Posted: 9/12/2008 1:34 PM ET
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I'm not insanely excited about Obama but there is no way in h-e-doublehockeysticks that I would cast a vote for McCain/Palin.  I honestly don't understand how anyone in the LGBT community could vote for McCain.  And I'm not really sure how any woman could support Palin.

Date Posted: 9/12/2008 2:33 PM ET
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Obama, defintely... he just went on record with the Washington Blade supporting several key LGBT issues (while it's not "marrige" he does support civil unions)

Date Posted: 9/12/2008 2:42 PM ET
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McCain....if I were a bankruptcy attorney. Since I am not....................................

Date Posted: 9/12/2008 2:44 PM ET
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LOL, Charlie ;0

Date Posted: 9/14/2008 12:40 AM ET
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Obama, absolutly and enthusiastically!!

 

Date Posted: 9/14/2008 9:34 AM ET
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Just look at my blinkie!  :)

Date Posted: 9/14/2008 9:58 AM ET
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I wish Obama was pro-gay marriage.  Outside of that, he's the clear choice for me.

Date Posted: 9/14/2008 10:20 PM ET
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Probably a third party. Fairly sure not McCain. But also fairly sure not Obama - he still has a couple of months to win me over, but I don't see it as likely. Most likely I (and Kim too) will be going third party this year.

Date Posted: 9/15/2008 2:43 PM ET
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I really really really wish Obama would just be pro-gay marriage.  WHAT IS THE BIG FREAKING DEAL?!!?

Date Posted: 9/18/2008 9:26 PM ET
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I will vote for Obama and hope for the best.

I'm really worried about this election. If McCain wins I may seriously look into moving to Canada.

L. G. (L)
Date Posted: 9/20/2008 6:00 AM ET
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Jessie, the problem is he has to pander to his liberal Christian base.  It's a total cop-out and one of the most annoying things about him - but what the heck are ya gonna do - vote Repub?  Ha!  NEVER!

Date Posted: 9/20/2008 12:20 PM ET
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God, Charlie, you scared me!

I'm not totally enthralled by Obama, but I'm a big Biden fan...but even if I weren't, there's no way in hell I would (or could) vote for McCain/Palin.  My parents are life-long Democrats, but were leaning towards McCain because he's from their generation.  But when he picked Biden, they started leaning back....and Palin pushed them full-force back to the Democrats.  I find her beliefs frightening, and it scares me that if something were to happen to McCain, we would have a president who doesn't believe in evolution, supports abstinence-only sex ed (and that's worked out SO well in her own home...), is opposed to gay rights and reproductive rights, will probably be packing a gun, and has quite possibly even less foreign-policy experience than Dubya (and, once again, we've seen how well that's worked out....).  And I find it appalling how many women have gravitated to her, just because she has ovaries.

On the plus side, if the Republicans win...I've always been quite fond of Canada. 

(Oh, and for once, I'm looking forward to watching a VP debate....Biden's gonna wipe the floor with her.)



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Date Posted: 9/20/2008 8:54 PM ET
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I agree with badkitty.  I'm not a huge fan of Obama, but Biden is awesome.  I would have been all ape crazy about the election if Hilary would have been up and running, but I really don't care anymore.  I just hope that it's a Democrat.

L. G. (L)
Date Posted: 9/20/2008 11:58 PM ET
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Laurie, ITA on all points. :)  I can't wait for the debates.

Date Posted: 9/26/2008 8:38 PM ET
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Seriously the question is are you better off now than you were 8 yrs ago????  I can't imagine many people are...so to me it's a no brainer...Obama.  And as much as I wish there was a 3rd party in this country...voting 3rd party in an election as important as this one is a wasted vote...you might as well vote for McCain. 

Date Posted: 10/15/2008 8:52 AM ET
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Can't believe the election is so soon! 

Date Posted: 10/15/2008 10:55 PM ET
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LOL Laurie, my ovaries make me want to run as far away from Palin as I can possibly get.  I've never been an Obama enthusiast, but I'd vote for a lobotomized monkey before I'd vote for McCain/Palin.  The sad thing is, 18 months ago, I was seriously considering McCain.  But his stance on everything from womens' issues to the war to the economy and now his alliance with Palin just indicate to me that he's too deep in the GOP's pocket.

Date Posted: 10/20/2008 5:14 PM ET
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I'm going for Obama. Not because I believe in most of his beliefs but because we can't take another Republican president for the next 4 years and it also scares me to think of Palin running the country. Hilary I would have been behind 100% but Palin is scary. LOL



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