So what's he got to hide?

Discussion in 'The Red Room' started by BearTM, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. BearTM

    BearTM Bustin' a move! Deceased Member

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  2. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    Possibly because there are so many donors in the $200-or-less bracket, with more coming in daily, that it's a moving target?
  3. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 the only real finish line

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    Wow...if Hillary would have gotten further, revealing her donors would be easy....just hand over a Chinese phone book.
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  4. Jamey Whistler

    Jamey Whistler Éminence grise

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    Yeah. Right. And there's no donations coming in to McCain's campaign daily, right?


    Or is it just so important to protect Jockim Alberton's and Test Person's identities and locations.
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  5. Aurora

    Aurora Vincerò!

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  6. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    Always with the hyperbole. :jayzus:
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    Jamey Whistler Éminence grise

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    Oh, so you weren't suggesting that Obama has too many donations coming in on a daily basis to be forthcoming with his donor list?

    So....if McCain's got them coming in on a daily basis too, what's his excuse for being able to disclose?
  8. Aurora

    Aurora Vincerò!

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    My God. Did you just... post... something?! Out of rep? Mommy finally arrived? Courage attack :lol:
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  9. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    "Excuse for being able to disclose"? That doesn't even make sense.
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    I tell you what...as soon as you get Wordforge back from Elwood, you can dictate how I, or anyone else, opts to use the board (including using rep). When that happens, I'll gladly play by your rules.

    Until that time, you'll just have to pine for the days when you could summarily ban people whose opinions and presence on the board you didn't like.
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    Jamey Whistler Éminence grise

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    Exactly.

    Makes just as much sense as

    McCain didn't really have an excuse, did he? He just disclosed. :shrug:




    By the way, Margaret, I asked a question, and since you are now in the business of answering questions and refuting the myth, let me run it by you again, just in case you missed it.

  12. Ward

    Ward A Stepford Husband

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    Bull - all OBL has to do is say, "this is the cutoff for one month ago." Or "two weeks ago", or whatever. What's he trying to hide?
  13. Aurora

    Aurora Vincerò!

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    He who controls the past, controls the future.

    Or so you think :bergman:
  14. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    No, an "excuse" is not something one offers upon making a disclosure. Basic language comprehension skills involved there.


    Precisely. Which is why your use of the word "excuse" was inappropriate.


    You've also attributed this quote incorrectly. When you address it to me, I'll reply.
  15. BearTM

    BearTM Bustin' a move! Deceased Member

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    Or he doesn't have to put in a cutoff at all.
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    Archangel Primus Peritia

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    Cass and Hagatha making excuses for Obamessiah...who coulda seen that coming.
  17. The Exception

    The Exception The One Who Will Be Administrator Super Moderator

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    McCain has a donor list?
  18. Liet

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    There are so many donors in the under $200 bracket that even before the general election started they were breaking spreadsheet programs.

    As for McCain, since he's taking public financing, he, having hit his caps, isn't allowed to raise any more money for the campaign and can release his entire campaign donor list at once without worrying about having to issue updates. You might even say that releasing his list is a meaningless stunt designed to put pressure on Obama to continually make releases.
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  19. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    He could do that. Then Bear would start a thread bitching that the list wasn't current enough. :shrug:

    I'm curious, though. Is this a real interest in the under-$200 donors? Because I'd think the Big Money donors would have far more perceived clout, and hence be more worthy of scrutiny. JMO.
  20. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    Ah, right. I forgot about the "no public financing" decision. :techman:
  21. Liet

    Liet Dr. of Horribleness, Ph.D.

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    Yup. McCain took public matching funds, which means he's cut off from raising any more campaign funds at this point. I'm surprised to see you picked up on that.
  22. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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  23. Sokar

    Sokar Yippiekiyay, motherfucker. Deceased Member

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    Whoa! The agitation level of the left just shot through the roof!

    I wonder why....?

    :chris:

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  24. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    You don't know what "agitation" means, do you?
  25. marathon

    marathon Calm Down, Europe...

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    McCain is using general RNC money to supplement his campaign funds...that's why McCain's ads now are required to snarl at "congressional liberals" rather than just Obama. Sadly (for him), casting such a nebulous net hopelessly dulls the impact against his own opponent.
  26. Lt. Mewa

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    Where's Peter? :dancer:
  27. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    Well, apostle, either Sokar:

    • Interprets "laughing at the poster who didn't even realize his own candidate took public matching funds" as "agitation"

      or

      Is calling Petey a liberal

      or

      Doesn't understand what "agitation" means

    You consider yourself one of his BFFs, even though he's told you he has no interest in you, so which one do you think it is?
  28. enlisted person

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    Too many consonants without any vowels in them names.
  29. Sokar

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    :lol:

    'Jive Turkeys', 'Mary Poppins', 'Doodad Pro', 'Good Will' and 'Dick Tracy'. They all believe in the Saviour.

    No, I guess I wouldn't want to release that shit either.
  30. Azure

    Azure I could kick your ass

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    30 posts later and Garamet still hasn't answered the fucking question.

    What a surprise.