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Republicans say walking & biking are wacky (Xpost from Commuting)

Old 10-08-08, 01:13 PM
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Republicans say walking & biking are wacky (Xpost from Commuting)

In a hotly contested House race, the Republican is attacking the Democrat for advocating that people walk and bike to get places.

Last gasp for a Party out of ideas?
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Old 10-08-08, 01:39 PM
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How have the mighty fallen! The party of Lincoln, Roosevelt (Teddy), Eisenhouer, Nixon, and, yes, even Reagan, reduced to. . . . this!
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I know its election season and all, but don't we already have at least 1.5 forums dedicated to politics?
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Uh, well, we DO use dogsleds up North.
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Old 10-08-08, 03:45 PM
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I think you completely missed the point of the ad. And one member of the House somehow speaks for the entire party? Think, man, think!
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Grape or Cherry?
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Well, face it, if she proposed we should all drive bigger cars faster, the Republican ad would promote bicycling. It's politics.

(Last time I checked, Democrats seemed to mostly drive cars around here. If the only people that voted Democratic were on bikes, that'd be about 1% of the population.)
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OBAMA IS A UTILITY CYCLIST
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Anyone know which model Trek he's on?
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Trek's got both Democrats and Republicans riding their bikes. The only true winner is Trek!
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Anyone know which model Trek he's on?
It appears to be a 2005 Trek 7000
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OBAMA IS A UTILITY CYCLIST
Obama needs to raise his seat and put some air in his tires.
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What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.
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It isn't just one member of the House, it is from the Republican National Commitee
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Originally Posted by Hickeydog View Post
Obama needs to raise his seat and put some air in his tires.
At least, he's wearing his helmet right. I don't have a picture, but there is a televised interview with Montreal's Mayor during Mtl's Car Free day, and the guy went on to ride for the photo op. He was wearing his helmet with the pointy side in the front during the 30 seconds interview !
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John Mccain circa 1899
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I was betting,,,"TRICK PHOTOGRAPHY" until I saw the John Mccain circa 1899 pic.
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yeah, i think the bush one is fake too
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yeah, i think the bush one is fake too
Nah, Bush Jr. is an avid mountain biker with a huge engine. Lots of pics out on the 'net with him coming back to the ranch, secret service officers in tow. The officers look like they just got their ass handed to them, every time.
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