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Zynx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-05-08 07:51 PM
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47. Obama lost Texas by 100,000 votes. That's what I look at.
What is the will of the state. I don't give a damn about these delegate games.
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  -Obama is winning the Texas Caucus --- so, Genevieve  Mar-05-08 05:29 PM   #0 
  - Since delegate counts are what gets the nom...  ingac70   Mar-05-08 05:30 PM   #1 
  - I see that you, too, are ignorant of Texas's caucus process.  Maddy McCall   Mar-05-08 05:31 PM   #4 
  - I live in Texas and participated in the caucus last night - your description is inaccurate  powergirl   Mar-05-08 05:44 PM   #18 
  - "We had 84 participants." LMAO  anamandujano   Mar-05-08 06:13 PM   #24 
  - In my precinct yes (40 of them were Clinton folks)  powergirl   Mar-05-08 06:19 PM   #27 
  - We had 2 person caucus here  WolverineDG   Mar-06-08 04:50 PM   #74 
  - More than a million people participated in the TX caucuses. Hate to burst your bubble.  jenmito   Mar-05-08 06:24 PM   #29 
  - Post #24 shows why Sen. Clinton had to apologize to the State of Mississippi  powergirl   Mar-05-08 06:33 PM   #30 
     - She had to apologize to Mississippi??  ClassWarrior   Mar-05-08 06:40 PM   #32 
     - She did, she did - Can you believe it!  powergirl   Mar-05-08 06:50 PM   #35 
        - Obama wouldn't get faced by Helmet Head.  ClassWarrior   Mar-05-08 06:59 PM   #39 
           - Still Counting Votes in Texas, Obama May Officially Win Texas  WillYourVoteBCounted   Mar-05-08 07:59 PM   #51 
     - Hillary's campaign just reflects a non-progressive prejudice against the South ...  earthlover   Mar-05-08 07:09 PM   #43 
  - You don't even merit a comment  thevoiceofreason   Mar-06-08 08:48 PM   #81 
  - That should put an end to that...  usregimechange   Mar-05-08 07:14 PM   #44 
  - I have aksed you to explain why CNN states: "67 [TX delegates] tied to March 4 caucuses"  usregimechange   Mar-05-08 06:37 PM   #31 
     - Because Bill Clinton wanted it that way - ironic, isn't it? -nt  NMMatt   Mar-05-08 07:02 PM   #40 
     - Because Bill Clinton wanted it that way - ironic, isn't it? -nt  NMMatt   Mar-05-08 07:02 PM   #41 
  - Thank you  Genevieve   Mar-05-08 05:32 PM   #7 
     - So you don't want honesty, just lies. You don't want to learn about the TX caucus process....  Maddy McCall   Mar-05-08 05:33 PM   #9 
  - If you're ignorant of Texas' caucus process, read this thread.  Maddy McCall   Mar-05-08 05:31 PM   #2 
  - its all about delegates  adoraz   Mar-05-08 05:31 PM   #5 
  - And?  Maddy McCall   Mar-05-08 05:32 PM   #8 
     - read it. and?  adoraz   Mar-05-08 05:34 PM   #11 
  - Maybe you could educate us instead of being snide?  usregimechange   Mar-05-08 05:41 PM   #16 
  - I hope so -- can someone explain  Genevieve   Mar-05-08 05:31 PM   #3 
  - I've explained twice already in this very short thread.  Maddy McCall   Mar-05-08 05:32 PM   #6 
     - And an experienced Texan said you're inaccurate the very first time.  ClassWarrior   Mar-05-08 06:47 PM   #34 
  - Pretty much.  Bornaginhooligan   Mar-05-08 05:34 PM   #10 
  - Good!  Genevieve   Mar-05-08 05:36 PM   #12 
  - Stick you fingers in your ears and whistle a little louder...  Maddy McCall   Mar-05-08 05:37 PM   #13 
  - Bless your heart, Maddy McCall!  Genevieve   Mar-05-08 05:40 PM   #15 
  - pfft.  Spider Jerusalem   Mar-05-08 05:49 PM   #21 
  - Yup. It's another state that doesn't count.  Major Hogwash   Mar-05-08 05:40 PM   #14 
  - Maddy- as I said  adoraz   Mar-05-08 05:43 PM   #17 
  - I just turned in my official caucus materials about 2 hours ago  powergirl   Mar-05-08 05:48 PM   #20 
     - You call her on her ignorance of Texas and she still continues. Talk about a clinton cult member! nt  greguganus   Mar-05-08 07:03 PM   #42 
  - IF Obama wins the Caucus by more delegates than Clinton won in the Primary  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-05-08 05:45 PM   #19 
  - Sen. Clinton embraced this Texas procedure  powergirl   Mar-05-08 06:07 PM   #23 
  - Thanks, powergirl, for all your  zidzi   Mar-05-08 06:53 PM   #37 
  - Bill Clinton went through the same damned procedure in Texas. Stop Whining  cryingshame   Mar-05-08 06:17 PM   #25 
  - I'm not whining about the results  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-05-08 07:51 PM   #46 
     - Don't see the sense in your "party insiders" theory  AchtungToddler   Mar-05-08 09:54 PM   #67 
     - Don't mess with Texas bucko!!!  IsItJustMe   Mar-05-08 09:57 PM   #68 
  - since Obama has won the endorsements of 67 out of the last 83  grantcart   Mar-05-08 06:54 PM   #38 
  - If Obama regains his momentum, you will be right  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-05-08 07:54 PM   #49 
  - and the biggest note on that  johnnydrama   Mar-05-08 09:09 PM   #56 
  - shall i get you a tissue?  JackORoses   Mar-06-08 05:44 PM   #78 
  - Tom, I'm not a Clinton supporter but I appreciate your reasoned defense  Leopolds Ghost   Mar-07-08 12:30 AM   #82 
  - I think so.  Johnny Potpie   Mar-05-08 05:49 PM   #22 
  - Yay! Obama won because more of his supporters voted TWICE! WOOHOO!  zlt234   Mar-05-08 06:17 PM   #26 
  - Clinton's supporters voted twice as well  powergirl   Mar-05-08 06:40 PM   #33 
     - That's fine, but that doesn't mean Obama won Texas.  zlt234   Mar-05-08 09:41 PM   #63 
  - CNN just reported over a MILLION people participated in the caucuses! And he's winning by 12%  jenmito   Mar-05-08 06:23 PM   #28 
  - Yay!!  Genevieve   Mar-05-08 06:53 PM   #36 
  - You're welcome! I'm happy, too!  jenmito   Mar-05-08 07:44 PM   #45 
  - And 2.8 million participated in the primary.  Zynx   Mar-05-08 07:52 PM   #48 
     - And they make up 2/3rds of the delegate total.  jenmito   Mar-05-08 07:58 PM   #50 
        - So we're allowing the subset of the 2.8 million that had extra time on their hands  Zynx   Mar-05-08 09:36 PM   #57 
           - Yup. Those are the rules. All parties knew them.  jenmito   Mar-05-08 09:51 PM   #66 
           - It doesn't make it any less morally objectionable.  Zynx   Mar-06-08 10:50 AM   #71 
           - Frankly, we who caucused invested more into the process  AchtungToddler   Mar-05-08 09:59 PM   #70 
              - The idea that just because you have more time on a particular evening that your vote  Zynx   Mar-06-08 10:51 AM   #72 
                 - Everyone takes time out to vote. It's beyond moronic to infer that  AchtungToddler   Mar-06-08 04:43 PM   #73 
                    - Some only have 15 minutes to vote, like I did in Wisconsin.  Zynx   Mar-06-08 05:40 PM   #75 
                       - And one candidate benefits by this how?  AchtungToddler   Mar-06-08 08:26 PM   #79 
  - Obama lost Texas by 100,000 votes. That's what I look at.  Zynx   Mar-05-08 07:51 PM   #47 
  - LESS than 100,000. And as Mark Penn said, it's all about the delegates.  jenmito   Mar-05-08 08:01 PM   #52 
  - For God's sake, has rounding become illegal? It was over 99,000.  Zynx   Mar-05-08 09:36 PM   #58 
     - you do know that Popular vote is only tallied so that delegates can be awarded, don't you?  JackORoses   Mar-06-08 05:42 PM   #77 
  - Delegates matter  high density   Mar-05-08 08:05 PM   #53 
  - I bet Obama doesn't really care how that poster feels about delegates.  jenmito   Mar-05-08 08:27 PM   #54 
  - I'll be pissed if delegate allocation rules negate the will of the people.  Zynx   Mar-05-08 09:36 PM   #59 
     - Then whoever gets more pledged delegates should win at the convention instantly.  PseudoIntellect   Mar-05-08 09:42 PM   #64 
  - And she lost by 12% in the caucuses  thewiseguy   Mar-05-08 09:39 PM   #62 
  - Yes.....  lmbradford   Mar-05-08 08:30 PM   #55 
  - If the current numbers hold, Obama wins more delegates from TX...  Sir Jeffrey   Mar-05-08 09:38 PM   #60 
  - Yes and no  NMMatt   Mar-05-08 09:39 PM   #61 
  - Not in a PR sense, no but in a real sense yes  Altair   Mar-05-08 09:42 PM   #65 
  - my husband and i were on the 10 pm news while we were at the caucus last night  seabeyond   Mar-05-08 09:58 PM   #69 
  - Yes.  BringBigDogBack   Mar-06-08 05:40 PM   #76 
  - yup - it does  sloppyjoe25s   Mar-06-08 08:44 PM   #80 
 

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