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2016 Postmortem

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Mon Oct 3, 2016, 06:28 PM Oct 2016

We've got two pretty good candidates in Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine, REC if you agree. [View all]

She is a policy wonk that committed her life to helpiing families and children. She can talk intelligently on economics, national security, health care, campaign finance reform, entitlements, civil liberites/rights and equality, combatting terrorism, debt-free college, criminal justice reform, and so much more: https://www.hillaryclinton.com/issues/ She also has oodles of experience in public service!

He is also policy wonk that committed his life progressive causes. He is an optimist that believes in government working to solve real issues. He did missionary work before he went into politics. He is a man of strong faith as is the lady at the top of the ticket.

There is no comparison on resume, knowledge, experience and accomplishments between the D party ticket and the R party ticket. We have the superior ticket on all of those measures.

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I think they are a very good team. longship Oct 2016 #1
The way things are going with Trump/Pence, we should be able to turn the House blue. Coyotl Oct 2016 #40
I doubt that Dems take the House. longship Oct 2016 #41
Look at the margins in the number of districts we need to flip. Do a district-by-district analysis. Coyotl Oct 2016 #42
I understand that, but it is still a rather large long shot. longship Oct 2016 #44
Actually, "the indisputable facts" that matter are the votes to be cast, not yesterday's odds Coyotl Oct 2016 #47
Here are your facts, my friend. longship Oct 2016 #48
K & R ......for visibility..nt Wounded Bear Oct 2016 #2
Both are of strong faith? retrowire Oct 2016 #3
No, not everyone is a Christian, and "strong faith" spooky3 Oct 2016 #16
huh, I did just say that in a broad statement didnt i? retrowire Oct 2016 #20
I would prefer zero religion in politics. amuse bouche Oct 2016 #18
ditto nt retrowire Oct 2016 #19
Same here.... Tikki Oct 2016 #21
me too! sarae Oct 2016 #54
A person's faith has ZERO draw for me. AllyCat Oct 2016 #38
Well, to answer retrowire, Sunny05 Oct 2016 #24
Quick notes to add ... Sunny05 Oct 2016 #25
Neither is the type to push religion in policy radical noodle Oct 2016 #29
mmmm hopefully they arent. nt retrowire Oct 2016 #46
Kaine is Catholic and doesn't personally radical noodle Oct 2016 #49
well thats just like Jimmy Carter too! :) nt retrowire Oct 2016 #50
Exactly radical noodle Oct 2016 #51
I'm not! retrowire Oct 2016 #52
Good for you! radical noodle Oct 2016 #55
But I like peanuts... retrowire Oct 2016 #58
LOL! radical noodle Oct 2016 #59
but im vegan. retrowire Oct 2016 #61
Organic peanuts just for you! radical noodle Oct 2016 #62
retrowire: will vote 4 organic peanuts nt retrowire Oct 2016 #64
New poll: Catholic voters favor Clinton for president Coyotl Oct 2016 #43
I read a bit on Kaine's political background and I liked it a LOT. BlancheSplanchnik Oct 2016 #63
Yes, two very good leaders. Decent, intelligent, courageous and kind. The Wielding Truth Oct 2016 #4
I agree. However, there are certain parts that need to feel "inspired" to vote. 4lbs Oct 2016 #5
Re read the title of the OP and then tell us again how it's really the "they" people that are FailureToCommunicate Oct 2016 #8
right. her "problem" is, at least with some people, that she talks to voters like they are adults. Bill USA Oct 2016 #14
Recommended. Highly! calimary Oct 2016 #6
Register or re-register to vote IF YOU AGREE ffr Oct 2016 #7
Registration confirmed meow2u3 Oct 2016 #23
. ffr Oct 2016 #31
I don't agree. Maru Kitteh Oct 2016 #9
THIS ^^^^^^ radical noodle Oct 2016 #30
Thank you. nt JTFrog Oct 2016 #39
YES! And they're running against effing horrific. sarae Oct 2016 #57
THIS !!!!! BlueMTexpat Oct 2016 #66
Rec! Third Doctor Oct 2016 #10
k&R nt fun n serious Oct 2016 #11
I disagree mcar Oct 2016 #12
I'll bump them up from "pretty good" to EXCELLENT. oasis Oct 2016 #13
What mcar and oasis said ^^^ ailsagirl Oct 2016 #15
Glad to hear the candidate I supported in the primaries AllyCat Oct 2016 #17
K&R meow2u3 Oct 2016 #22
Some may disagree that they are merely "pretty good." (n/t) thesquanderer Oct 2016 #26
K & R ! GP6971 Oct 2016 #27
I am so happy.... chillfactor Oct 2016 #28
Absolutely! BlueMTexpat Oct 2016 #32
Two GOOD candidates. It was very responsible of us Hortensis Oct 2016 #33
K&R UCmeNdc Oct 2016 #34
To Retrowire jaxind Oct 2016 #35
Yeah! treestar Oct 2016 #36
Yep, we do. argyl Oct 2016 #37
Kick Cosmocat Oct 2016 #45
K&R! sarae Oct 2016 #53
Rec bait post. But I rec'd it, so it worked. NT Adrahil Oct 2016 #56
Two superb candidates! Koinos Oct 2016 #60
I hope Kaine can handle Pence -- a bad peformance could set us back. rocktivity Oct 2016 #65
Kaine was on the debate team at a Jesuit school. Qutzupalotl Oct 2016 #69
I'm very pleased with our ticket. I have never been comfortable with the vitriol directed at Ms... NNadir Oct 2016 #67
Do people who don't rec get banned? AlbertCat Oct 2016 #68
I'm very pleased with our ticket. I have never been comfortable with the vitriol directed at Ms... NNadir Oct 2016 #70
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