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lumberjack_jeff Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-05-08 09:39 AM
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50. But wait a minute. I thought that it was Obama who has been bringing in those pubbies?
One of the biggest problems of this primary is our self-delusion that all those people voting in the primary intend to pull a D lever in November.
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  -Please, Stop Fooling Yourselves. As Of RIGHT NOW, This Race Is Again 50/50. OPERATIONMINDCRIME  Mar-05-08 09:10 AM   #0 
  - "Knee-Jerk" And Hell Yeah From Dinger!  Dinger   Mar-05-08 09:11 AM   #1 
  - There ain't no time for math or why, whoopee! And our party dies.  awaysidetraveler   Mar-05-08 09:35 AM   #46 
     - the democratic party has been dieing longer than you've been voting fool!  bpeale   Mar-05-08 10:19 AM   #102 
  - And, this incredible come-back after everyone had written her off says a lot about Hillary!  yardwork   Mar-05-08 09:13 AM   #2 
  - She came back from 20 points ahead to one or two.  ClassWarrior   Mar-05-08 09:18 AM   #17 
  - How will she get enough delegates to pass him?  dmesg   Mar-05-08 09:13 AM   #3 
  - With McCain already the Repub nom....  ingac70   Mar-05-08 09:15 AM   #8 
  - You need to do some more reading...here ya' go  DogPoundPup   Mar-05-08 09:20 AM   #20 
  - But wait a minute. I thought that it was Obama who has been bringing in those pubbies?  lumberjack_jeff   Mar-05-08 09:39 AM   #50 
     - .....  ingac70   Mar-05-08 09:41 AM   #52 
     - From CBS news  lumberjack_jeff   Mar-05-08 09:53 AM   #69 
     - I don't think those who are pulling levers for Obama now  SusanaMontana41   Mar-05-08 10:57 AM   #131 
  - Oh Boy, Theirs is not to seriously explain "how"  DogPoundPup   Mar-05-08 09:16 AM   #15 
  - Did you not READ the OP?  musicblind   Mar-05-08 10:22 AM   #109 
  - What amazing victories? She has 4 states less and didn't move the delegate math  ORDem   Mar-05-08 09:13 AM   #4 
  - OMC again with the "agree with me or be called unable to think" argument  Lerkfish   Mar-05-08 09:13 AM   #5 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-05-08 09:26 AM   #31 
     - People like the OP represent a very good reason...  Hepburn   Mar-05-08 09:29 AM   #35 
  - I think this gives her momentum  bigtree   Mar-05-08 09:14 AM   #6 
  - Uh. 50/50 in terms of delegates? I don't think so!  HawkeyeX   Mar-05-08 09:14 AM   #7 
  - 53-47 in terms of pledged/S delegates.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Mar-05-08 09:18 AM   #18 
     - Please don't fuck up a perfectly good piece of flamebait with facts  jpak   Mar-05-08 09:29 AM   #36 
        - If You Paid Attention, You'd Find Those Facts Were Already In The OP.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:32 AM   #41 
        - What is the delegate count today???  jpak   Mar-05-08 09:34 AM   #44 
        - Geez. Talk About Only One Gear. It's Like Talking To A Wall.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:46 AM   #57 
           - Math impaired much???  jpak   Mar-05-08 09:49 AM   #61 
           - Here:  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:52 AM   #68 
              - LOL!!!!11  jpak   Mar-05-08 10:21 AM   #107 
           - why do you have to insult everyone?  Lerkfish   Mar-05-08 09:56 AM   #75 
           - Sorry, But That's Not 'Everyone'. Get A Grip.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:58 AM   #78 
              - ok, why do you have to insult ANYONE?  Lerkfish   Mar-05-08 09:59 AM   #81 
                 - Nothing Wrong With Telling Somebody They're Being Closed Minded When They Are.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 10:00 AM   #83 
                    - LOL!  Lerkfish   Mar-05-08 10:01 AM   #86 
                    - What is the "get a grip" delegate count today???  jpak   Mar-05-08 10:22 AM   #108 
                       - Here:  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 10:27 AM   #114 
                          - If you grip that - you get crumbs  jpak   Mar-05-08 10:31 AM   #121 
           - I know  musicblind   Mar-05-08 10:30 AM   #117 
        - You said 50-50. I pointed out that it's really 53-47.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Mar-05-08 09:48 AM   #59 
        - Depending on how it plays out, could be 54-46.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Mar-05-08 09:34 AM   #43 
  - No, it's Seven-Up.  ClassWarrior   Mar-05-08 09:15 AM   #9 
  - sure,if by 50-50 you mean Obama's still got a whopping delegate lead that's going to widen this week  dmsRoar   Mar-05-08 09:15 AM   #10 
  - Actually - she's still losing.  Kittycat   Mar-05-08 09:15 AM   #11 
  - Re: your last sentence...  Justyce   Mar-05-08 09:15 AM   #12 
  - My take - the superdelegates will not overule the pledged delegates (nt)  stahbrett   Mar-05-08 09:16 AM   #13 
  - I Want The SD's To Think About What's Best For The GE.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:23 AM   #27 
     - They should be done away with. They're elitist. And they don't have crystal balls.  ClassWarrior   Mar-05-08 09:26 AM   #32 
     - So Should Caucuses.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:30 AM   #39 
        - I see. Admit it's a damaging rule, but exploit it any way for one's own...  ClassWarrior   Mar-05-08 09:34 AM   #45 
           - Much Like The Caucuses.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:48 AM   #58 
              - Ahhh, change the subject. And I'm the hypocrite?  ClassWarrior   Mar-05-08 09:55 AM   #73 
                 - Same Subject, And Yes, You Are.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:58 AM   #80 
                    - "I Want The SD's To Think About What's Best For The GE."  ClassWarrior   Mar-05-08 10:09 AM   #92 
     - Agreed - they should be done away with completely  stahbrett   Mar-05-08 10:30 AM   #116 
  - Fooling who? Last night cemented that she can't win  underpants   Mar-05-08 09:16 AM   #14 
  - But she will win.  MNDemNY   Mar-05-08 10:07 AM   #89 
     - Have you seen "The Decline of Western Civilization Part II" by chance?  tridim   Mar-05-08 11:57 AM   #135 
  - Obama's new message, it's all about counts. Except that the counts don't count  The_Casual_Observer   Mar-05-08 09:17 AM   #16 
  - Gotta disagree with you OMC,  1awake   Mar-05-08 09:20 AM   #19 
  - As a reasonable Obama supporter with the ability to think...  SteppingRazor   Mar-05-08 09:20 AM   #21 
  - thank you for giving  musicblind   Mar-05-08 10:36 AM   #123 
     - I'm a big fan of civility -- at least among people who share my political philosophy.  SteppingRazor   Mar-05-08 10:46 AM   #126 
  - Obama has "over 100 more delegates" = "talking point"?!  Apollo11   Mar-05-08 09:21 AM   #22 
  - I Mean Talking Point As It Relates To Bartering.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:26 AM   #33 
  - Reminds me of this:  ProSense   Mar-05-08 09:21 AM   #23 
  - Toon's A Bit Outdated.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:27 AM   #34 
  - Nothing changed. Hillary still as behind as she was before yesterday. n/t  ProSense   Mar-05-08 09:30 AM   #38 
  - If That's What Makes Ya Feel Better Goin To Sleep At Night, Have At It!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:33 AM   #42 
     - hey, we can't sleep, there's a red phone ringing at 3 am!  Lerkfish   Mar-05-08 09:41 AM   #53 
  - hey, I checked the internet and found out where you lived!  Lerkfish   Mar-05-08 09:40 AM   #51 
  - That cartoon is HILARIOUS!  susankh4   Mar-05-08 09:37 AM   #49 
  - Hillary will lose to McCain  Upton   Mar-05-08 09:21 AM   #24 
  - What was amazing is that Hill managed to hold on given her eroded support .  John Q. Citizen   Mar-05-08 09:23 AM   #25 
  - Yeah, Got To Give Her Credit For Surging From A 20 Point Lead To Barely Holding On...  JimGinPA   Mar-05-08 09:23 AM   #26 
  - 12-3 = 3-12? Not by my count. n/t  slick8790   Mar-05-08 09:24 AM   #28 
  - Actually, it is all over.  Milo_Bloom   Mar-05-08 09:24 AM   #29 
  - I understand Sylvan offers a course in...  Hepburn   Mar-05-08 09:24 AM   #30 
  - I'm Amazed At how Many Are So Closed Minded That At The End Of The OP, All They Could Muster Is  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:29 AM   #37 
     - That's right. You need magical faerie dust to overcome the math.  backscatter712   Mar-05-08 09:32 AM   #40 
     - oooh. OMC's next pathetic attack "you're close minded"  Lerkfish   Mar-05-08 09:42 AM   #54 
     - It Was Extremely Closed Minded.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:49 AM   #62 
        - so here's how everythign shakes out for you.  Lerkfish   Mar-05-08 09:51 AM   #65 
           - Wrong.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:56 AM   #77 
              - actually, there IS something wrong with insults and namecalling  Lerkfish   Mar-05-08 09:58 AM   #79 
                 - I Haven't Called Anyone Names, Though You Have.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:59 AM   #82 
                    - a fact in your mind only.  Lerkfish   Mar-05-08 10:00 AM   #84 
     - Anything Can Happen On The Road To The Convention  Raejeanowl   Mar-05-08 09:46 AM   #56 
     - Thanks. That's Exactly What I'm Saying.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:50 AM   #63 
     - I thank him also and for you post.  rodeodance   Mar-05-08 09:52 AM   #67 
     - It is. And that's what counts.  HawkeyeX   Mar-05-08 09:48 AM   #60 
     - The Rules Go In My Favor, Not Yours.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:55 AM   #72 
        - My mind is open as it can be. I just DONT see any way for Hillary to win...  HawkeyeX   Mar-05-08 10:22 AM   #111 
     - Actually.. it is all about pledged delegates.  RoadRage   Mar-05-08 10:01 AM   #87 
  - Still too close to call  October   Mar-05-08 09:37 AM   #47 
  - Um, no.  Orsino   Mar-05-08 09:37 AM   #48 
  - I disagree  October   Mar-05-08 10:20 AM   #106 
     - See, the size of the states she won has seemed irrelevant to the GE...  Orsino   Mar-05-08 10:44 AM   #125 
  - Translation  Nederland   Mar-05-08 09:43 AM   #55 
  - His 12 In A Row Meant Everything.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 09:52 AM   #66 
  - REC  rodeodance   Mar-05-08 09:50 AM   #64 
  - You should listen to some of the talk radio shows, all of the callers...  superkia   Mar-05-08 09:54 AM   #70 
  - Those RW people get their fix chatting amonst themselves. Hillary is strong  rodeodance   Mar-05-08 09:56 AM   #76 
  - I dont know what all of the stations were, I was waiting for my...  superkia   Mar-05-08 10:08 AM   #90 
     - I would hate to think they were progressive stations with talk like that!  rodeodance   Mar-05-08 10:19 AM   #104 
  - You Need To Listen To Different Radio Shows Then.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 10:01 AM   #85 
     - I posted above, I was scanning through AM stations looking for...  superkia   Mar-05-08 10:13 AM   #94 
     - Your post assumes  casus belli   Mar-05-08 10:13 AM   #96 
        - Good point if that is how it works there? I dont know how all states...  superkia   Mar-05-08 10:30 AM   #118 
  - But, but, but only OBAMA can use the momentum argument!  mainegreen   Mar-05-08 09:54 AM   #71 
  - Obviously, negative campaigning works.  crawfish   Mar-05-08 09:56 AM   #74 
  - This isn't fun  Spiffarino   Mar-05-08 10:05 AM   #88 
  - Stop fibbing. It is NOT 50/50. She netted 8-12 delegates, still leaving her > 100 behind.  jefferson_dem   Mar-05-08 10:09 AM   #91 
  - Yay! Another Knee Jerk Closed Minded Reply!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 10:12 AM   #93 
     - What exactly is knee-jerk about pointing out the fallacies  casus belli   Mar-05-08 10:14 AM   #98 
     - There Was No Fallacy. In Fact, I Stated That Fact Quite Readily About The Pledges.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 10:16 AM   #99 
     - The fallacy is...  casus belli   Mar-05-08 10:32 AM   #122 
     - The OP's math was just fine  musicblind   Mar-05-08 10:47 AM   #127 
     - Nope. This is a race for delegates. Nothing else matters. Period.  jefferson_dem   Mar-05-08 10:22 AM   #110 
        - It Is A Race For The Nomination. No Delegates Are Ever Written In Stone.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 10:29 AM   #115 
  - You're more optimistic than I am.  InvisibleTouch   Mar-05-08 10:13 AM   #95 
  - what many seem to forget is that this whole exercise isn't about  paulk   Mar-05-08 10:14 AM   #97 
  - E X A C T L Y.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 10:17 AM   #100 
  - Ah...I see.  jefferson_dem   Mar-05-08 10:31 AM   #119 
  - Inaccurate...  casus belli   Mar-05-08 10:19 AM   #103 
     - "larger number of voters"  paulk   Mar-05-08 10:42 AM   #124 
        - You may stick to your "traditional" outlook if you wish...  casus belli   Mar-05-08 10:50 AM   #128 
  - 50/50?  thewiseguy   Mar-05-08 10:18 AM   #101 
  - You are the one fooling yourself  gravity   Mar-05-08 10:19 AM   #105 
  - "I wouldn't call this an upset."  musicblind   Mar-05-08 10:52 AM   #130 
  - Donate.  knixphan   Mar-05-08 10:23 AM   #112 
  - Donate 2  Lannigan   Mar-05-08 11:02 AM   #133 
  - Hillary won Ohio and Rhode Island, Lost Vermont, and slightly won(essentially tied) in Texas  Levgreee   Mar-05-08 10:25 AM   #113 
  - Keep tossing those posts into the wishing well...let me know if one floats back up. n/t  Poll_Blind   Mar-05-08 10:31 AM   #120 
  - It will need to be closer in delegates... but you could be right.  Political Heretic   Mar-05-08 10:50 AM   #129 
  - OMC has made some good points. This nomination will end up being decided at the convention  Elspeth   Mar-05-08 11:01 AM   #132 
     - Yup. I Think No Matter What, We're Staring At A Clinton/Obama Ticket Or Obama/Hillary Ticket.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-05-08 11:53 AM   #134 
 

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