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AtomicKitten Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-10-07 11:58 AM
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11. The point of a boycott is solidarity.
Hillary breaking the pledge sets her apart and not in a good way.
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  -Clinton may get hit in Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire and South Carolina with Michigan choice zulchzulu  Oct-09-07 11:08 PM   #0 
  - How did Clinton's campaign cross the line?  rinsd   Oct-09-07 11:14 PM   #1 
  - I guess it would depend on how you can be trusted on your words and deeds  zulchzulu   Oct-09-07 11:53 PM   #5 
     - Actually Biden didn't bother to file the paperwork and Kucinich got it wrong.  rinsd   Oct-10-07 02:06 PM   #14 
  - I really doubt that this will amount to anything ,though I hope I am wrong.I just don't see  saracat   Oct-09-07 11:17 PM   #2 
  - Fla may question why them and not Michigan and Unions may equate this with  illinoisprogressive   Oct-09-07 11:25 PM   #3 
  - As McCain said yesterday, In Dearborn, MI  cyclezealot   Oct-10-07 06:16 AM   #8 
     - I'm in SouthCentral Michigan, and people here are ticked.  knitter4democracy   Oct-11-07 09:28 AM   #35 
  - Ordinary people in Iowa, NH, SC and Nevada don't care about any of this inside baseball  bluestateguy   Oct-09-07 11:41 PM   #4 
  - I wonder if that makes me a politician or a newspaper columnist  Debi   Oct-10-07 09:21 AM   #10 
  - How IS this situation being viewed in Iowa, Debi? nt  gateley   Oct-10-07 02:14 PM   #17 
     - Gordon Fischer - Former Iowa Democratic Party Chair (and Obama Supporter)  Debi   Oct-10-07 03:29 PM   #26 
        - Thank you! It's invaluable to me to hear from those directly involved/affected  gateley   Oct-10-07 04:53 PM   #28 
  - You Got THAT Right... I Live In Florida & I'm So NOT Happy With  ChiciB1   Oct-10-07 02:27 PM   #20 
  - Public opinion will force MI and Fl to back off on the primary push. Nobody wants chaos  CK_John   Oct-09-07 11:59 PM   #6 
  - The party leadership is furious  cyclezealot   Oct-10-07 06:18 AM   #9 
     - In the primary, Michigan just made themselves totally irrelevant.  Carrieyazel   Oct-11-07 04:05 PM   #43 
        - So what difference does it all make.  cyclezealot   Oct-11-07 04:23 PM   #45 
           - The states affected have many times the electoral votes of Michigan.  ieoeja   Oct-11-07 04:29 PM   #46 
           - and 9 of them have zero chance of going Democrat in Nov.  cyclezealot   Oct-11-07 05:05 PM   #48 
           - You made a lot of great points there. I hate this process too. But Iowa and NH  Carrieyazel   Oct-11-07 04:33 PM   #47 
              - Its money man.  cyclezealot   Oct-11-07 05:09 PM   #49 
  - Obama and Edwards must have this guy as their campaign strategist.  jmp   Oct-10-07 05:48 AM   #7 
  - I'm upset. Obama is shuffling his strategists around  Silence Dogood   Oct-12-07 05:55 AM   #58 
  - The point of a boycott is solidarity.  AtomicKitten   Oct-10-07 11:58 AM   #11 
  - If a Union member crosses the line during a strike, they are a Scab  zulchzulu   Oct-10-07 01:43 PM   #12 
  - Oh I get it now....you're using the Obama campaign's made up interpretation of the rules  rinsd   Oct-10-07 02:09 PM   #16 
     - I think for myself  zulchzulu   Oct-10-07 02:21 PM   #19 
        - Sorry that was a low blow.  rinsd   Oct-10-07 02:31 PM   #23 
  - AK, show me how Hillary has broken the pledge.  rinsd   Oct-10-07 02:08 PM   #15 
     - Either the rules mean something or they don't  Think82   Oct-10-07 02:16 PM   #18 
     - IOW Clinton broke no pledge.  rinsd   Oct-10-07 02:29 PM   #21 
        - A Clintonite complaining about a "political move" by one of her opponents! lol  Think82   Oct-10-07 02:40 PM   #24 
           - Not complaining though I find the beatification of the manuveur amusing.  rinsd   Oct-10-07 02:49 PM   #25 
     - Yakkity, Yak, Yatty, Yatty, Yatty... I Hear Some Noise... But WHAT  ChiciB1   Oct-10-07 02:29 PM   #22 
  - Reading the OP title, I thought there would be some solid analysis in your post  wyldwolf   Oct-10-07 01:49 PM   #13 
  - Same thing with October 15th post.  William769   Oct-10-07 03:47 PM   #27 
  - The problem is more New Hampshire than Iowa.  cyclezealot   Oct-10-07 05:48 PM   #29 
  - What are you talking about?  tofunut   Oct-10-07 05:52 PM   #30 
     - Got me. This is what MI Dem Cmte. Woman has to say.  cyclezealot   Oct-10-07 06:16 PM   #32 
        - Yes, MI made the accusation, and its been widely circulated.  tofunut   Oct-10-07 06:41 PM   #33 
  - She isn't getting my vote here in MI for the primaries  fujiyama   Oct-10-07 05:52 PM   #31 
  - Missing Democrats hurt Michigan, themselves and their party  cyclezealot   Oct-10-07 06:47 PM   #34 
  - I entirely agree.  knitter4democracy   Oct-11-07 09:34 AM   #36 
  - I'm really getting the feeling that the people of Iowa and NH are petty and hateful...  Romulox   Oct-11-07 09:48 AM   #37 
  - Funny that *you* are the one calling *them* names.  tofunut   Oct-11-07 11:37 AM   #38 
  - I'm not agitating to silence Iowa and NH voters, am I?  Romulox   Oct-11-07 02:37 PM   #39 
  - IA & NH voters are agitating to silence you? Really?  tofunut   Oct-11-07 03:44 PM   #41 
     - Are you following this thread? Ia and NH are pressuring Hillary to drop out of the Mi primary...nt  Romulox   Oct-11-07 11:35 PM   #52 
        - I've read the thread. Show me.  tofunut   Oct-12-07 01:15 AM   #54 
           - Maybe you've just skimmed...  Romulox   Oct-12-07 01:22 AM   #56 
              - I missed the call for removal by the IA official there.  tofunut   Oct-12-07 01:02 PM   #60 
  - BTW, you're obviously not able to cite any rule that Hillary has violated. nt  Romulox   Oct-11-07 02:37 PM   #40 
     - You must be thinking of someone else. I never made that claim. nt  tofunut   Oct-11-07 03:49 PM   #42 
        - Do you have ANY position on the issue of Hillary removing herself from the Mi primary  Romulox   Oct-11-07 11:36 PM   #53 
           - I'm here to call you out for insulting other Dems  tofunut   Oct-12-07 01:16 AM   #55 
              - Your concern would be more credible if you were concerned about Michigan Democrats too  Romulox   Oct-12-07 01:31 AM   #57 
  - Hillary is looking at the big picture.  cyclezealot   Oct-11-07 05:12 PM   #50 
  - I have a hard time imagining that people would change their vote over this  Bucky   Oct-11-07 04:10 PM   #44 
  - the DNC's a bunch of cry babies....  ileus   Oct-11-07 05:14 PM   #51 
     - Mich Dems become more hardened.  cyclezealot   Oct-12-07 06:38 AM   #59 
     - now an editorial from the Kalamazoo Gazette.  cyclezealot   Oct-12-07 06:21 PM   #61 
 

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