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Tetragrammaton
09-27-2008, 10:25 PM
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/28/us/politics/28gambling-web.html?_r=1&hp=&pagewanted=all&oref=slogin

I thought this was a fascinating article, as gambling never comes up in presidential politics. I guess people are selective over blowing up state issues nationwide (gay marriage).

I also didn't know the evangelical base was so anti-gambling.

FinFatale
09-29-2008, 01:34 PM
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/28/us/politics/28gambling-web.html?_r=1&hp=&pagewanted=all&oref=slogin

I thought this was a fascinating article, as gambling never comes up in presidential politics. I guess people are selective over blowing up state issues nationwide (gay marriage).

I also didn't know the evangelical base was so anti-gambling.

There is a huge issue at the state level right now in Florida regarding the casinos and their addition of the blackjack tables and las vegas style slots..........
now to speak to the article..........you aren't doing anything akin to push polling are you???????I think, if my memory serves me, you accused me of that just last week.........

Tetragrammaton
09-29-2008, 02:59 PM
There is a huge issue at the state level right now in Florida regarding the casinos and their addition of the blackjack tables and las vegas style slots..........
now to speak to the article..........you aren't doing anything akin to push polling are you???????I think, if my memory serves me, you accused me of that just last week.........

I did not try to make a false claim and try to claim objectivity. I am for complete legalization of gambling, and I have no problem with McCain enjoying gambling. The issue is whether evangelicals, who shun gambling, will accept this aspect of McCain's campaign.

It is a lot different than what you did. I see no comparison, in fact. Nothing in that article is slander.

FinFatale
09-29-2008, 03:02 PM
I did not try to make a false claim and try to claim objectivity. I am for complete legalization of gambling, and I have no problem with McCain enjoying gambling. The issue is whether evangelicals, who shun gambling, will accept this aspect of McCain's campaign.

It is a lot different than what you did. I see no comparison, in fact. Nothing in that article is slander.
as I do
WWZ you can " spin " my post to suit yourself. You know and I know, that is all that matters. The point wasn't whether you agreed or not with Senator McCain it was your NEED to post to the article. Now if you did it for the reasons you assert than fine but don't jump on others for what you do yourself...................if you can pass it out, take in the chin k?

I might be OLD but I am not stupid yet. I know a " spin " job when I see one.

Eshlemon
09-29-2008, 03:17 PM
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/28/us/politics/28gambling-web.html?_r=1&hp=&pagewanted=all&oref=slogin

I thought this was a fascinating article, as gambling never comes up in presidential politics. I guess people are selective over blowing up state issues nationwide (gay marriage).

I also didn't know the evangelical base was so anti-gambling.

Except for bingo.

Tetragrammaton
09-29-2008, 03:24 PM
The point wasn't whether you agreed or not with Senator McCain it was your NEED to post to the article. Now if you did it for the reasons you assert than fine but don't jump on others for what you do yourself...................if you can pass it out, take in the chin k?

If you don't see the difference, fine. I could give a detailed definition of push polling, but I think you know it and are trying to be coy.


Except for bingo.

I would really like to hear from the evangelicals about the gambling issue. Is it really a problem for some?

Tetragrammaton
09-30-2008, 02:00 PM
Clearly, Obama is stealing from me.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/09/29/the-dice-thrower-vs-the-p_n_130427.html

MDFINFAN
09-30-2008, 02:22 PM
as I do
WWZ you can " spin " my post to suit yourself. You know and I know, that is all that matters. The point wasn't whether you agreed or not with Senator McCain it was your NEED to post to the article. Now if you did it for the reasons you assert than fine but don't jump on others for what you do yourself...................if you can pass it out, take in the chin k?

I might be OLD but I am not stupid yet. I know a " spin " job when I see one.

Like this: Good ol fair and balanced Fox.
http://www.finheaven.com/images/imported/2009/02/d92ac367c2e150b99bbeb32f5f2fffc6-1.jpg

FinFatale
09-30-2008, 08:18 PM
Like this: Good ol fair and balanced Fox.
http://www.finheaven.com/images/imported/2009/02/d92ac367c2e150b99bbeb32f5f2fffc6-1.jpg


Md I don't watch fox news.

lemonpepperfish
10-02-2008, 12:12 AM
Md I don't watch fox news.


where do you get your misinformation from?

Mr772
10-02-2008, 09:53 AM
McCain should have checked his odds, just one more time, before going with that Palin Gamble.

Tetragrammaton
10-02-2008, 10:03 AM
McCain should have checked his odds, just one more time, before going with that Palin Gamble.

It looked like it might work at one point. It got the media focusing solely on his campaign and his poll numbers went up. But, then she did interviews. McCain was going to lose, so he took a gamble, and now it is starting to hit him.