Could Colin Powell save the Rebublican Party?

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Mr Jones

Indianapolis, IN

#1 Feb 21, 2013
Would the republicans welcome him back after voting for Obama? Does he carry enough clout? Come on AA1 and Kaptosh.0 bring on the beat down. lol

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#2 Feb 21, 2013
Mr Jones wrote:
Would the republicans welcome him back after voting for Obama? Does he carry enough clout? Come on AA1 and Kaptosh.0 bring on the beat down. lol
It all depends on which Gen Powell we would get. There really seems to be 2 of them. Would we get the one that helped convince the Bush administration that war with Iraq was necessary,or the one that endorses a second Obama term after no real success in the first?
No Welfare for Me Thnx

Indianapolis, IN

#3 Feb 21, 2013
Psycologically, there are 2 Gen Colin Powell's.
The one that is severely depressed and why he didn't run for President and the other is the one who's very capable of running for President.

I can see the headlines now...

"President Colin Powell During a Meeting with NATO,
Asks if anyone has a Xanax."
Mr Jones

Indianapolis, IN

#4 Feb 22, 2013
Powell didn't convince Bush of anything. He was givin miss information from CIA that Chaney cooked up and it was the U.N. that he was trying to convince. You should read his book.

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#5 Feb 22, 2013
Mr Jones wrote:
Powell didn't convince Bush of anything. He was givin miss information from CIA that Chaney cooked up and it was the U.N. that he was trying to convince. You should read his book.
So he acted on the same mis-information that Pres Bush did, yet Gen Powell gets a pass? I just want to make sure I get this straight.
Linda Bedsurfed

Muncie, IN

#6 Feb 22, 2013
I would not have his love child. He is black.
Mr Jones

Indianapolis, IN

#7 Feb 22, 2013
AllAmerican1 wrote:
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So he acted on the same mis-information that Pres Bush did, yet Gen Powell gets a pass? I just want to make sure I get this straight.
He acted on what he thought was true and later found out it was Chaney that hung it out to dry. If you remember, Powell quit before the second term. He tried to tell Bush if you break a country you buy it. Bush went in with no real plan to rebuild it and it took us ten years to get out. The deal breaker was when Bush signed a tready with Japan stating that we would go to war with China if they attackted Japan. What, are we going to try to barrow money from China to go to war with them.
Howard

Indianapolis, IN

#8 Feb 22, 2013
Don't mention Donald Rumsfeld. He had nothing to do with Iraq.

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#9 Feb 22, 2013
Mr Jones wrote:
<quoted text> He acted on what he thought was true and later found out it was Chaney that hung it out to dry. If you remember, Powell quit before the second term. He tried to tell Bush if you break a country you buy it. Bush went in with no real plan to rebuild it and it took us ten years to get out. The deal breaker was when Bush signed a tready with Japan stating that we would go to war with China if they attackted Japan. What, are we going to try to barrow money from China to go to war with them.
So he is out "free and clear"? Ok, I got it.
Mr Jones

Indianapolis, IN

#10 Feb 22, 2013
We need a guy like Thomas Jefferson, but they would paint him to be like Romney. Much is made of his slaves but he knew how to create jobs and sale America's goods.
After the goof balls we put out there last election, we need a candidate that at least looks like a leader.

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