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Dinosaur Donating Member (4 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-13-07 11:05 PM
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36. Rules or Constitution?
Please let me know when the voting rights given to all Americans were revised to say that they can only be used if in concert with
'rules' adopted by political parties. Someone forgot to send me that memo. I noticed that Michigan must not have gotten that memo, either, because their Governor signed a bill to allow their primary to move. Funny - no one seems to be taking away their right to sit at the table with the big kids.

No vote? Don't come here anymore with your big hands open for our money. Get your money from your friends the Rove-publicans. They couldn't have bought better publicity for their party than the cannabalistic act you just pulled on us.

Play by the rules? This isn't a game. Either we have a Constitution or we don't. Which is it - rule by law, or rule by Party Hack? What a great example we set for anyone else in the world looking to see what 'freedom' means. What's next - we all have to wear veils when we go vote, or else Party Hacks get to beat us up?

See you around the voting booth when I vote for an Independent, and take as many of my other ex-Dem friends and coworkers with me as I can. You're just sooooooooooooo 'fair'. Can't wait till some other state wants something from Florida. Answer won't be 'no', it'll be 'HAIL' NO....
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  -What do you think? FL dems switch to GOP to vote primary flashl  Sep-09-07 04:59 PM   #0 
  - It does bother me to see florida's dems invalidated once again,  daninthemoon   Sep-09-07 05:07 PM   #1 
  - Ah, so you believe the "Dean stole your vote" thingy?  madfloridian   Sep-09-07 06:18 PM   #14 
  - Ok, I'm not in florida, so PLEASE forgive my "gullibility" So, who  daninthemoon   Sep-09-07 06:42 PM   #15 
     - The Florida Dems have the media on their side. No one else has been defending the DNC  madfloridian   Sep-09-07 07:43 PM   #22 
  - Dean didn't take anybody's vote  tkmorris   Sep-09-07 07:39 PM   #21 
  - Hopefully cooler heads will prevail and a compromise will be reached!  IndianaGreen   Sep-09-07 05:08 PM   #2 
  - If they don't get this fixed  kdmorris   Sep-09-07 05:10 PM   #3 
  - How about Tom Tancredo?  seasat   Sep-09-07 05:15 PM   #4 
  - I can not believe the DNC is being blamed for following rules..  madfloridian   Sep-09-07 05:18 PM   #5 
  - This will be Hillary's party by Feb.  madfloridian   Sep-09-07 05:21 PM   #6 
  - And it will be your fault for supporting the disenfranchisement of Florida and Michigan Democrats  IndianaGreen   Sep-09-07 06:12 PM   #13 
  - Florida decided 2000.  aquart   Sep-09-07 05:36 PM   #7 
  - That is such a slanted point of view  whopis01   Sep-10-07 09:33 PM   #32 
  - I think that is a great idea. the republicans have been doing it for years (voting in our primaries)  robinlynne   Sep-09-07 05:37 PM   #8 
  - I think it is bad idea to blame the one who followed rules...  madfloridian   Sep-09-07 05:43 PM   #9 
     - you have it backwards. The poster is suggesting voting repub becuase of what florida is doing.  robinlynne   Sep-09-07 06:57 PM   #16 
     - The "Rules" aren't written by Political Parties. Ever heard of, um, the CONSTITUTION?  Dinosaur   Sep-13-07 10:46 PM   #33 
  - why change back? you can vote for anyone you want  ellenfl   Sep-09-07 05:59 PM   #10 
  - Vote for Ron Paul in the Repiglickin' Primary  AndyTiedye   Sep-09-07 06:00 PM   #11 
  - Need to vote for the worst "frontrunner"... I'd say McCain for sure.  Labors of Hercules   Sep-09-07 07:05 PM   #17 
     - My Strategy is Damage Control. Ron Paul Would do the Least Damage if He Wins  AndyTiedye   Sep-09-07 11:28 PM   #27 
  - I am puzzled ...  flashl   Sep-09-07 06:04 PM   #12 
  - Because then they couldn't pretend to be victims.  KaptBunnyPants   Sep-10-07 02:35 AM   #28 
     - Can't wait till your state needs something  Dinosaur   Sep-13-07 10:53 PM   #34 
  - a little clarification  gnvresident   Sep-09-07 07:06 PM   #18 
  - The plan as of now is that there will be a primary  tkmorris   Sep-09-07 07:34 PM   #20 
  - Florida Dem have options  flashl   Sep-09-07 07:54 PM   #24 
  - Here is the just the right republican to vote for.....lol  illinoisprogressive   Sep-09-07 07:15 PM   #19 
  - dems may be throwing florida away  democratsin08   Sep-09-07 07:47 PM   #23 
  - Then blame the Florida Dems.  madfloridian   Sep-09-07 07:59 PM   #25 
  - You should be worried  Dinosaur   Sep-13-07 10:57 PM   #35 
  - All Florida Democrats should do this!!  gnvresident   Sep-09-07 09:02 PM   #26 
  - I'm seriously thinking about doing this  FloridaJudy   Sep-10-07 03:11 AM   #29 
  - I don't vote in Democratic local elections because the Florida Dems  The Backlash Cometh   Sep-10-07 06:24 AM   #30 
  - That's bullshit...  rateyes   Sep-10-07 06:49 PM   #31 
     - Rules or Constitution?  Dinosaur   Sep-13-07 11:05 PM   #36 
 

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