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What would have been-The Monday GOP convention sked now suspended.

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ST. PAUL, MINN.--What was to have been the Monday GOP convention line-up...
President George W. Bush
Vice President Richard B. Cheney
First Lady Laura Bush
Gov. Tim Pawlenty (Minn.)*
Gov. Rick Perry (Texas)*
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (Calif.)

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President George W. Bush
Vice President Richard B. Cheney
First Lady Laura Bush
Gov. Tim Pawlenty (Minn.)*
Gov. Rick Perry (Texas)*
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (Calif.)
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.)*
U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (N.C.)*
U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman (Minn.)*
U.S. Sen. John Ensign (Nev.)*
U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman (Conn.)
House Republican Leader John Boehner (Ohio)*
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (Minn.)*
U.S. Rep. Tom Cole (Okla.)*
U.S. Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (Fla.)*
U.S. Rep. Thelma Drake (Va.)*
U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk (Ill.)*
U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (Calif)*
Robert M. (Mike) Duncan, Chairman of the Republican National Committee*
Jo Ann Davidson, Co-Chairman of the Republican National Committee and Chairman of the 2008 Republican National Convention Committee on Arrangements*
Maria Cino, President and CEO of the 2008 Republican National Convention*
Tommy Espinoza*
Maj. Gen. Rick Goddard, U.S. Air Force (Ret.)*
Bill Gross*
Ashley Gunn*
Chris Hackett*
Doug Leatherdale*
Jay Love*
Cynthia Lummis*
Erik Paulsen*
Capt. Leslie Smith, U.S. Army (Ret.)*

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Due to Hurricane Gustav, what is happening right now with the GOP convention: President Bush and Vice-President Cheney are monitoring operations of FEMA, having declared they do not want to interfere with operations. Barack Obama has called on his over 2 million volunteers to stand by with donations and travel time if needed, and is in fact on talk radio in New Orleans answering questions on safety procedures and encouraging residents to evacuate: valuable, hands-on leadership when we need it. McCain, with his VP choice, is standing in front of a FEMA office with the sign in the background in the region, diverting attention and resources to give a statement, essentially moving the GOP opening ceremony to the where the cameras are. Get the old fool out of there, he is in the way!!

And the asterisks signify what?

Or---and this should be pursued--is this a trial balloon of the administration--seeing if they could perhaps suspend elections in November for another 'emergency' another 'false flag' attack ala September 11?
Are they flummuxed because it looks as though they will lose, and need to test any pardon Bush gives the gang, before stepping down hours before Obama's inauguration, and letting Cheney then pardon Bush?

PRAYING FOR THE GULF COAST!
PRAYING GUSTAV DOESN'T WRECK NEW ORLEANS!
FINE JOB BY RAY NAGIN!
ANYBODY THAT LOOTS IS GOING TO ANGOLA PRISON!
THAT PLACE IS NO JOKE, SAW A DOCUMENTARY!
CURFEW IN PLACE IN NEW ORLEANS!
ONE MILLION EVACUATED!
IT TOOK BUSH AND CHENEY 8 YEARS TO LEARN HOW TO
GET SOMETHING RIGHT!
I WONDER IF THEY WOULD HAVE DONE THIS IF THEY
WEREN'T LAME DUCKS?

Phil?

Your capslock key is on. It's the one there next to the 'A' key.

CAPSLOCK THIS, OBAMA AND BIDEN ALL THE WAY!
MCCAIN WILL SELECT A NEW RUNNING MATE NEXT WEEK,
ONE THAT DOESN'T HAVE SO MANY PROBLEMS!
WHY DOES PALIN'S DAUGHTER KEEP HOLDING HER
SIBLING LIKE IT IS HERS?

I agree with you Phil, really I do, but all caps is hard to read. It's just as effective to type normally. The caps make you seem... angry.

Also wanderindiana, I believe the asterisks designate everyone who got cut from the speakers list.

SORRY YOU THINK I'M ANGRY, BUT I'M ON A MISSION!
BARACK OBAMA IS BEING GANGED UP ON ALL THE TIME,
AND MY JOB IS TO MAKE SURE HE GETS A FAIR SHAKE!
MCCAIN DOESN'T HAVE A CLUE TO FIX THE COUNTRY AS
FAR AS THE ECONOMY!
HE HIRES SARAH PALIN TO BE THE ATTACK DOG, HER
VOICE IS NAUSEATING!
THE GOP CAN'T WIN, WON'T WIN AND JOE BIDEN IS
GOING TO TEACH HER A BIG LESSON IN OCTOBER!
HOW ARE YOU GUYS GOING TO FIX THE ECONOMY?
HOW ARE YOU GUYS GOING TO GET PEOPLE BACK TO WORK?
STOP ATTACKING AND TALK ABOUT HELPING AMERICA!
WE KNOW YOU GUYS ARE JEALOUS OF BARACK, HE IS
A REFORMER AND THEY KNOW IT, TELL AMERICA THE
TRUTH ABOUT BARACK OBAMA, STOP THE LIES!

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