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joshcryer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 04:11 PM
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63. OK and if you didn't "really want" to take time off to spend 2 hours to do something?
But you didn't mind spending 10 minutes to do something?

There's a reason 2% of registered voters caucus in our record breaking season.
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  -Memo to CNN: It's Saturday, You Morons. TheWraith  Mar-08-08 03:14 PM   #0 
  - Many people have to work on saturday.  AGirl   Mar-08-08 03:15 PM   #1 
  - Thought you gave up on Clinton?  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 03:16 PM   #3 
  - I thought so too .. but then, it's a day later.  Hieronymus   Mar-08-08 03:19 PM   #12 
     - Maybe her post was satirical the other day.  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 03:22 PM   #20 
  - the vast majority don't  cali   Mar-08-08 03:16 PM   #4 
  - The poorest, and most likely to vote Democratic in an election, do.  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 03:20 PM   #14 
     - Really? More than on, say, Tuesday? nt  TheWraith   Mar-08-08 03:21 PM   #16 
        - What's this in reference to?  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 03:24 PM   #22 
           - Agreed. A national voting day. The caucus scenario creates all kind of difficulties. Even if your  elixir   Mar-08-08 03:47 PM   #45 
  - I believe the "real" democrats all work Saturday.  TheDonkey   Mar-08-08 03:18 PM   #11 
  - Most Americans don't even vote in the general elections  eleny   Mar-08-08 03:19 PM   #13 
  - If you can't take a few hours of once in 4 years...  anigbrowl   Mar-08-08 03:21 PM   #19 
     - It didn't work out that well in Nevada where employees were pressured or intimidated during the cauc  elixir   Mar-08-08 03:49 PM   #47 
        - Yeah, I remember what a huge scandal that wasn't.  anigbrowl   Mar-08-08 03:51 PM   #51 
  - Saturday is my job's busiest day of the week next to Sunday  bigtree   Mar-08-08 03:15 PM   #2 
  - Yeah, all the middle class get their day off and all the lower class, have to, you know, work extra.  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 03:16 PM   #5 
  - While retirees (who favor Clinton) have all day to vote or caucus.  thecatburgler   Mar-08-08 03:20 PM   #15 
     - Yep, the old and the young are generally who show up to caucuses.  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 03:25 PM   #23 
        - I saw plenty of middle aged people at the caucus in WY on the news footage  thecatburgler   Mar-08-08 03:28 PM   #26 
        - It's not an excuse, my sig illustrates it as a fact.  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 03:40 PM   #35 
           - I dispute your sig line.  thecatburgler   Mar-08-08 04:10 PM   #62 
              - Oh so people in red states are more valuable than those in blue?  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 04:15 PM   #68 
                 - Um, red and blue had nothing to do with it.  thecatburgler   Mar-08-08 04:23 PM   #75 
        - That explains some of the turnout at the caucuses. Doesn't sound very  elixir   Mar-08-08 03:50 PM   #50 
           - 2% of registered voters in WA.  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 04:15 PM   #69 
  - And of course, Obama people don't have jobs at all..... right?  scheming daemons   Mar-08-08 03:17 PM   #7 
  - The people making 50k a year get weekends off.  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 03:21 PM   #17 
  - Lucky for you since most of them are young and would be going for Obama.  thecatburgler   Mar-08-08 03:31 PM   #28 
     - Yep, the caucuses disenfranchise everyone. But clearly there has to be a reason that Hillary...  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 03:42 PM   #39 
        - Right. It can't be because people don't like her enough to come out and caucus for her.  thecatburgler   Mar-08-08 03:57 PM   #54 
           - So you have to be an activist for your voice to be heard?  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 04:10 PM   #59 
              - I bet if they were coming out for Hillary it wouldn't be bizarre to you.  thecatburgler   Mar-08-08 04:16 PM   #71 
  - I'm not endorsing either argument. I just think that many folks now work Saturday  bigtree   Mar-08-08 03:21 PM   #18 
  - So I see - you've been posting on DU all morning.  anigbrowl   Mar-08-08 03:22 PM   #21 
     - I work nights smart ass  bigtree   Mar-08-08 03:25 PM   #24 
        - I heard someone had a caucus at 9 am which was moved back from 1pm.  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 03:26 PM   #25 
        - Cearly you're awake enough to go caucus i there was one on.  anigbrowl   Mar-08-08 03:34 PM   #30 
           - who said I was speaking for myself? I know plenty of folks who work ALL day long  bigtree   Mar-08-08 03:38 PM   #33 
           - One day in every FOUR years. Everyone can manage that.  anigbrowl   Mar-08-08 03:43 PM   #41 
              - You're arguing for a physical impossiblity.  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 03:46 PM   #43 
                 - Swap shifts with someone then.  anigbrowl   Mar-08-08 03:53 PM   #52 
                    - OK and if you didn't "really want" to take time off to spend 2 hours to do something?  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 04:11 PM   #63 
           - Judging by your typing, your not awake. Huh?  elixir   Mar-08-08 03:54 PM   #53 
              - Well, there's a compelling argument. This thread has jumped the shark!  anigbrowl   Mar-08-08 03:59 PM   #57 
  - Obama supporters work on Saturday too, so give me a break on this shit.  cindyw   Mar-08-08 03:16 PM   #6 
  - As if upper middle class people don't also have jobs  bluestateguy   Mar-08-08 03:17 PM   #8 
  - Plus, retirees have all day to vote while a lot of young people are working 2 jobs to get by.  thecatburgler   Mar-08-08 03:17 PM   #9 
  - Isn't that MORANS???  Hepburn   Mar-08-08 03:17 PM   #10 
  - Wow. Everyone gets Saturday off in WY?  wlucinda   Mar-08-08 03:31 PM   #27 
  - I bet anyone who wants to can get time off.  anigbrowl   Mar-08-08 03:36 PM   #32 
     - If that happened society would come to a halt for that day.  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 03:41 PM   #38 
     - People manage it for Superbowl and many other occasions.  anigbrowl   Mar-08-08 03:49 PM   #49 
     - My friend couldn't in TX. She was devastated. Maybe WY is different.  wlucinda   Mar-08-08 03:49 PM   #48 
  - She does poorly because her ground game is inferior to the supposedly...  ALiberalSailor   Mar-08-08 03:33 PM   #29 
  - And Obama's party costs? Do you have those figures?  elixir   Mar-08-08 03:59 PM   #56 
  - Well, here's something....  ALiberalSailor   Mar-08-08 04:10 PM   #61 
  - Garsh, ALiberalSailor, that certainly is a whole lot of nuttin'. At least the costs are accounted  elixir   Mar-08-08 04:05 PM   #58 
     - I hope so to. At least with HRC, we won't have to worry about a..  ALiberalSailor   Mar-08-08 04:13 PM   #66 
  - Wrong!  busymom   Mar-08-08 03:35 PM   #31 
  - Cry me a river  anigbrowl   Mar-08-08 03:40 PM   #36 
     - Swap shifts with another person who wants to vote? Are you not thinking?  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 03:44 PM   #42 
     - You're the one not thinking.  anigbrowl   Mar-08-08 03:58 PM   #55 
        - No, these aren't excuses, I could care less about who wins at this point.  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 04:13 PM   #65 
        - Your obfuscation is pathetic.  elixir   Mar-08-08 04:14 PM   #67 
        - Sure...lets shut down the hospitals...  busymom   Mar-08-08 04:16 PM   #70 
     - Oh, go blow it out your arse you twit. "One day out of four years""One day out of four years" ...  elixir   Mar-08-08 04:12 PM   #64 
        - and seriously...why such a small window to caucus?  busymom   Mar-08-08 04:17 PM   #72 
  - People that have Saturday off don't count  VolcanoJen   Mar-08-08 03:39 PM   #34 
  - Remember, before Clinton was Losing, Caucuses were perfectly Democratic and Acceptable.  berni_mccoy   Mar-08-08 03:40 PM   #37 
  - Not the consistant posters, like me or robbedvoter, or wlucindia.  joshcryer   Mar-08-08 03:47 PM   #44 
  - There were no caucuses before clinton started losing so that one doesn't work.  elixir   Mar-08-08 04:18 PM   #73 
  - Actually..  ananda   Mar-08-08 03:42 PM   #40 
  - Blue collar people work on Saturday, too. nt  nonconformist   Mar-08-08 03:49 PM   #46 
  - Come on, most people have Saturday off. I once worked Sundays.  Jennicut   Mar-08-08 04:10 PM   #60 
  - That's such fucking bullshit, and so insulting.  Political Heretic   Mar-08-08 04:18 PM   #74 
     - Caucus capture a very small % of the population therefore they do not provide an accurate measure of  elixir   Mar-08-08 04:23 PM   #76 
        - I prefer priamaries to caucuses too.  Political Heretic   Mar-08-08 04:46 PM   #77 

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