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How did Biden get selected for VP?

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by church mouse guy, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. church mouse guy

    church mouse guy Well-Known Member

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    Could someone please tell me the political workings that resulted in Biden's being selected for VP? I have never understood this about the Democrat Party. Thank you. :confused:
     
  2. Earth Wind and Fire

    Earth Wind and Fire Well-Known Member

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    He is the guy who does all their dirty work for them....he will do anything for them. Thats his value.
     
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    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

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    He was selected because of his foreign policy experience in the Senate. He was supposed to give Obama some credibility in that area.
     
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    Earth Wind and Fire Well-Known Member

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    Is that the line they are floating....LOL
     
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    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

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    It was at the time.
     
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    preachinjesus Well-Known Member

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    As I had understood the decision, once Hilary Clinton turned down the VP spot which had been offered to her at the end of the primary season, then Senator Biden was selected because of his tenure in the Senate, relationships with foreign powers, and his previous experience as a kind of mentor to then Senator Obama when he got to the Senate.

    Important to this was the need to have some political muscle behind the forthcoming healthcare overhaul that would mark the first term of the President. There was no one better than Biden to help accomplish this. He continues to be one of the biggest lobbying forces for the President on the Hill. It is a rare person who can develop such significant relationships across the aisle in both houses of Congress. VP Biden has those and he alot of credibility with Washington power brokers. He was a logical choice.

    Now, he's kinda crazy but what VP hasn't had a couple of screws loose. As the old line goes, "There was once a man who was elected VP of the United States...he was never heard from again..."
     
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    I loved how Cheney was heading up Dubya's search committee for a Veep, and decided he was the best candidate.
     
  8. Tom Bryant

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    I think it was an insurance policy. No one would ever want to get rid of President Obama if the next in line was Joe Biden.
     
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    The democrat party is beyond comprehension.

    1. They want to take the greatest Constitution penned by mortal man and flush it.

    2. They want to take the greatest power the world has ever seen and make a banana republic out of it.

    3. They want to make all citizens subservient to the little dictator of the banana republic

    4. They want to continue the practice of terminating by abortion one third of all pregnancies.

    What is more incomprehensible is how a Christian could support either of these goals but in particular abortion.
     
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    The truth is both Biden and Obama are post turtles.
     
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    Earth Wind and Fire Well-Known Member

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    Ive been trying to tell you...there isn't many real Christians left. In its place is a sorely secular society that wants govt assistance
     
  12. Arbo

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    How did Biden get selected for VP?

    The Dems needed someone to act as comic relief.
     
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    Both Biden and Obama let their battleship mouth overload their rowboat brain!:applause::thumbsup:
     
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    Earth Wind and Fire Well-Known Member

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    If you go back aways boys, you will remember that Biden has been told he isnt allowed communion by the RC Bishop of Scranton (Joe is the self appointed "Son of Scranton" for the Democrats). Well he of course could care less, he will be gettin his "Ash Wednesday" ashes in DC today---watch for the black smudge on his forehead today in the media.

    Now my church would have excommunicated him without consideration for his worldly status.....the guy supports the death of the unborn....& so much more.

    I really wonder if he will have the brains to recall that he is an agent for evil as the RC Priest puts the ashes on his head & tells him to "Remember Man, you are of dust & to dust you will return!" Probably not & this is what runs our country! :eek:
     
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    Warning! Warning! Warning! EWF.

    Be careful, very careful, what you say about Church discipline on this Forum. It may rise up to bite you!
     
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