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WilyWondr Donating Member (380 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 11:41 AM
Response to Reply #25
41. Who is your rep in the FL legislature?
Only 2 state senators voted against moving the date, so the odds are that your representative in the legislature voted to move the date.

I suggest you work for their opponent in the next election.
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  -Disenfranchising Florida and Michigan? progressoid  Mar-09-08 10:07 AM   #0 
  - when you break the rules, there are consequences  spanone   Mar-09-08 10:09 AM   #1 
  - Well, there are supposed to be.  progressoid   Mar-09-08 10:11 AM   #2 
  - Yeah, like alienating millions of Democrats in FL and MI  DemVet   Mar-09-08 10:11 AM   #3 
  - They can vote in November, along with the rest of the country.  hisownpetard   Mar-09-08 10:15 AM   #4 
  - You are right, they can vote in November...  jlpohio69   Mar-09-08 10:25 AM   #11 
  - The people who are responsible for changing the dates of the primaries in spite of the rules  hisownpetard   Mar-09-08 10:44 AM   #18 
  - I live in Pennsylvania and my primary is April 22.  BumRushDaShow   Mar-09-08 11:18 AM   #29 
     - A point that seems to be lost on these people screaming "I'm being disenfranchised!"  thecatburgler   Mar-09-08 11:48 AM   #43 
  - and we will be voting in November.  DrDan   Mar-09-08 11:10 AM   #26 
     - Representative Democracy  WilyWondr   Mar-09-08 11:32 AM   #36 
     - As usual, right?  hisownpetard   Mar-09-08 11:36 AM   #38 
  - This is not Howard Dean's fault- it's the fault of the Florida Democratic big wigs  KaryninMiami   Mar-09-08 10:25 AM   #10 
  - DemVet Your right about that  UALRBSofL   Mar-09-08 10:28 AM   #14 
  - Isn't that cutting your nose off to spite your face?  donheld   Mar-09-08 03:26 PM   #55 
  - I'm in MI and would feel most punished if they admit our delegates  fadedrose   Mar-09-08 10:50 AM   #21 
  - Perhaps the voters will wake the fuck up and realize their own elected officials screwed them?  progressoid   Mar-09-08 11:05 AM   #24 
  - Dean is not asleep- he's trying to work it out- but it's not really is responsibility overall  KaryninMiami   Mar-09-08 01:25 PM   #49 
  - yeah - thanks for a voice of reality  DrDan   Mar-09-08 11:06 AM   #25 
  - Who is your rep in the FL legislature?  WilyWondr   Mar-09-08 11:41 AM   #41 
     - yes - I am not happy with their votes  DrDan   Mar-09-08 03:20 PM   #53 
  - This is Dean's fault how?  DearAbby   Mar-09-08 03:33 PM   #57 
  - yeah, the 'consequences' could be dems losing in nov., but who cares, as long as O is the nominee?  VotesForWomen   Mar-09-08 04:15 PM   #59 
  - BO should offer  safeinOhio   Mar-09-08 10:16 AM   #5 
  - that would be a great "good will" offering...  RazBerryBeret   Mar-09-08 10:25 AM   #12 
  - Exactly. You break, it you buy it. n/t  progressoid   Mar-09-08 06:30 PM   #63 
  - The Clinton campaign has already offered to split the cost of redo primaries.  reality based   Mar-09-08 11:01 AM   #22 
  - Since only they potentially benefit  eyeontheprize   Mar-09-08 11:18 AM   #28 
  - 3/4 to a 1/4 would be amenable.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Mar-09-08 05:49 PM   #61 
  - Why should he waste his GE dollars  wileedog   Mar-09-08 01:31 PM   #50 
  - Why should Obama or Hillary  DearAbby   Mar-09-08 03:42 PM   #58 
  - The DNC rules negating 4 million votes in Florida and Michigan are violations of voting rights....  suston96   Mar-09-08 10:17 AM   #6 
  - That is not true  MaineDem   Mar-09-08 10:21 AM   #8 
  - So then...  RazBerryBeret   Mar-09-08 10:23 AM   #9 
  - What I am saying is the political parties must abide by constitutional mandates that all citizens...  suston96   Mar-09-08 10:42 AM   #17 
  - Show us those constitutional mandates  MaineDem   Mar-09-08 10:45 AM   #19 
     - There are half a dozen voting rights amendments and they include the Fourteenth that says....  suston96   Mar-09-08 11:02 AM   #23 
        - So third party candidates should no longer be on the ballot?  BattyDem   Mar-09-08 11:24 AM   #31 
        - But the primaries are inherently unequal  eyeontheprize   Mar-09-08 11:25 AM   #32 
           - Political parties have been ruled against when violating voting rights. Do the research...  suston96   Mar-09-08 11:38 AM   #39 
              - protected class  eyeontheprize   Mar-09-08 11:51 AM   #46 
  - you are absolutely correct!  DrDan   Mar-09-08 11:13 AM   #27 
     - The FL and MI parties refused their opportunity to vote  mckeown1128   Mar-09-08 11:40 AM   #40 
        - the DNC is absolutely at fault as well for having any  DrDan   Mar-09-08 03:23 PM   #54 
  - This is a big mess...  RazBerryBeret   Mar-09-08 10:21 AM   #7 
  - We ARE upset at our local officials- it's the local Democratic party big wigs who did this to us  KaryninMiami   Mar-09-08 10:35 AM   #15 
  - My sympathies...  RazBerryBeret   Mar-09-08 10:49 AM   #20 
  - They were thinking  WilyWondr   Mar-09-08 11:50 AM   #44 
     - Yes, I do remember....  RazBerryBeret   Mar-09-08 02:14 PM   #52 
  - "Hillary must win so screw you all"  UALRBSofL   Mar-09-08 11:28 AM   #34 
  - I take her seriously.  thecatburgler   Mar-09-08 11:50 AM   #45 
  - May I ask ...  BattyDem   Mar-09-08 11:31 AM   #35 
  - Before this year,  eyeontheprize   Mar-09-08 11:21 AM   #30 
     - Seriously!!!!  RazBerryBeret   Mar-09-08 11:33 AM   #37 
  - Why not have Caucuses?  skater314159   Mar-09-08 10:27 AM   #13 
  - How do you do a recount in a caucus? Is there a paper trail? A "post-it" piece of paper?  suston96   Mar-09-08 11:46 AM   #42 
     - Since they aren't fair  eyeontheprize   Mar-09-08 11:58 AM   #47 
     - You ever been to a caucus?  skater314159   Mar-09-08 12:22 PM   #48 
        - Where have I said I support machines.....? Please quote my words.  suston96   Mar-09-08 01:38 PM   #51 
           - Have YOU ever been to a caucus?  skater314159   Mar-09-08 05:48 PM   #60 
  - The problem I see with just reinstating them as they are now is that  jwirr   Mar-09-08 10:35 AM   #16 
  - They were the only two  eyeontheprize   Mar-09-08 11:26 AM   #33 
     - Exactly.  jwirr   Mar-09-08 09:02 PM   #64 
  - Cool all jets. There will be a FAIR resolution.  RBInMaine   Mar-09-08 03:26 PM   #56 
     - Not the way the Shillbots see it.  skater314159   Mar-09-08 05:50 PM   #62 

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