Democratic Candidate Debate:Gravel
“Some Of These People Frighten Me”
Thu Apr 26, 2007 20:41

Democratic Candidate Debate:Gravel - “Some Of These People Frighten Me”
By: Logan Murphy @ 5:20 PM - PDT

Tonight's debate is underway and by far the most passion is coming from former Senator Mike Gravel of Alaska.
He had a few things to say about the people with whom he shared the stage:

"And I gotta tell ya, after standing up with them, some of these people frighten me!"

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Who is Mike Gravel anyway?

Mike Gravel demonstrated great courage as a United States Senator and -- unlike Hillary Clinton -- played an important role in ending a costly failed war. Here is the link to Mike Gravel's web site, missing from the MSNBC web page at this time: In 1971, Senator Mike Gravel waged a successful one-man filibuster for five months that forced the Nixon administration to cut a deal, effectively ending the draft in the United States. He is most prominently known for his release of the Pentagon Papers, the secret official study that revealed the lies and manipulations of successive U.S. administrations that misled the country into the Vietnam War. Senator Gravel seeks an immediate and orderly withdrawal of troops from Itraq followed by aggressive diplomacy Senator Gravel wants to eliminate the income tax and replace it with a progressive national sales tax - Fair Tax. Senator Gravel wants to empower Americans and turn every citizen into a lawmaker by enacting a national initiative. Senator Gravel wants to enact a national, universal, single-payer, not-for-profit U.S. healthcare system. For more information, go to:

Robert Mann, Oneida, New York (Sent Thursday, April 26, 2007 12:13 PM)

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