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sellitman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 11:16 AM
Response to Reply #29
49. I don't respect a Dem who promotes staying home and not voting.
I voted for Obama and would hate for the Super Delegates to pull a switcher-roo but.... Promoting no vote at all gets the Democrats four years of McCain.

And that is fucking wrong.
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  -I'm a DEMOCRAT but if super delegates override pledged delegates I STAY HOME IN NOVEMBER! wndycty  Mar-09-08 10:27 AM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-09-08 10:29 AM   #1 
  - Neither freeper or plain ignorant. . .  wndycty   Mar-09-08 10:32 AM   #2 
  - Having that happen would suck.  sellitman   Mar-09-08 10:34 AM   #7 
  - You're entitled to your opinion. But you are not entitled to call a  Kahuna   Mar-09-08 10:32 AM   #4 
  - Thanks for the back up!  wndycty   Mar-09-08 10:33 AM   #5 
  - We've had our differences back in the day.. But I never ever  Kahuna   Mar-09-08 10:34 AM   #8 
     - Are you sure we have had our differences?  wndycty   Mar-09-08 10:37 AM   #16 
        - Most of the time..  Kahuna   Mar-09-08 10:38 AM   #17 
  - I gave a choice "B" n/t  sellitman   Mar-09-08 10:36 AM   #12 
  - I am with Kahuna here.  madaboutharry   Mar-09-08 10:51 AM   #29 
  - I don't respect a Dem who promotes staying home and not voting.  sellitman   Mar-09-08 11:16 AM   #49 
  - I don't respect a party to promotes back room deals and ignoring the will of the people  wndycty   Mar-09-08 01:28 PM   #66 
  - it is not ignoring the will of the people  paperbag_ princess   Mar-09-08 02:07 PM   #78 
  - I did not advocate staying home, I said that  madaboutharry   Mar-09-08 08:52 PM   #91 
  - I left out the apology part. But I did consider putting in my post. And  Kahuna   Mar-09-08 01:13 PM   #58 
  - Wndy is no freeper  WesDem   Mar-09-08 11:00 AM   #38 
     - Thanks WesDem  wndycty   Mar-09-08 03:09 PM   #82 
  - Duplicate post  sellitman   Mar-09-08 10:32 AM   #3 
  - I understand the sentiment. Nobody particularly wants something  mmonk   Mar-09-08 10:34 AM   #6 
  - Hillary will have won the battle but lost the war. . .African Americans and younger voters will...  wndycty   Mar-09-08 10:36 AM   #11 
  - Why do you say african americans?  UALRBSofL   Mar-09-08 10:59 AM   #37 
     - That should be pretty obvious to anyone with a brain;  Spider Jerusalem   Mar-09-08 11:14 AM   #46 
        - That and there is a strong perception in our community that the Democrats take us for granted. . .  wndycty   Mar-09-08 03:08 PM   #81 
  - Right now I don't know what I will do as the makeup of the SCOTUS hangs  Kahuna   Mar-09-08 10:37 AM   #15 
     - The USSC is another thing that makes me sick about HRC declaring  No Surrender   Mar-09-08 10:51 AM   #30 
     - Good point. nt  Kahuna   Mar-09-08 01:16 PM   #59 
     - And I understand that sentiment as well.  mmonk   Mar-09-08 11:50 AM   #54 
  - Count me in your lot..and many more that I know..  NDambi   Mar-09-08 10:35 AM   #9 
  - THINK SUPREME COURT NOMINATIONS...  Sandi_4_Edwards   Mar-09-08 10:35 AM   #10 
  - I will and the super delegates better FUCKING think about them too. . .  wndycty   Mar-09-08 10:40 AM   #20 
     - yanno, that is the smartest thing I have heard yet, they always use that  GoldieAZ49   Mar-09-08 11:14 AM   #47 
     - Obama supporters need to swamp Denver to demonstrate that will of the people must not be denied  JVS   Mar-09-08 01:25 PM   #64 
  - Well, we do have many honest Democrats to elect at the local level  IndianaGreen   Mar-09-08 10:36 AM   #13 
  - No - don't you get it? It's about SCOTUS  Godlesscommieprevert   Mar-09-08 10:36 AM   #14 
  - And that should be taken into consideration BEFORE the super delegates. . .  wndycty   Mar-09-08 10:38 AM   #18 
  - My candidates DK and then JE were ignored by the media  sellitman   Mar-09-08 10:43 AM   #25 
  - I will vote for the winner of the pledged delegates,  backscatter712   Mar-09-08 10:40 AM   #19 
  - If you don't vote, you forfeit your right to bitch.  hobbit709   Mar-09-08 10:40 AM   #21 
  - Oh as a person who votes in every election. I FUCKING VOTE by staying home. . .  wndycty   Mar-09-08 10:42 AM   #23 
  - That is voting for McCain  sellitman   Mar-09-08 10:44 AM   #26 
  - Then you become part of the problem  hobbit709   Mar-09-08 10:51 AM   #31 
  - What good does it do to vote...  GoldieAZ49   Mar-09-08 11:23 AM   #51 
     - I think many Americans, mostly Dems will believe that their votes don't  Kahuna   Mar-09-08 01:21 PM   #62 
     - Maybe charades have grown on some DUers. They can be quite spectacular, after all.  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Mar-09-08 03:16 PM   #85 
  - A plurality means nothing under the rules. Anything short of the magic  Benhurst   Mar-09-08 10:41 AM   #22 
  - And what if the popular vote goes to one candidate and the most delegates to another?  oktoberain   Mar-09-08 10:43 AM   #24 
  - That is the only circumstance in which I'm willing to allow the super delegates  wndycty   Mar-09-08 10:46 AM   #27 
  - How do you determine the popular vote when some caucus states  Jersey Devil   Mar-09-08 01:18 PM   #61 
  - The Rules Exist For A Reason. SD's Exist For A Reason. If Ya Don't Like It, Change It.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-09-08 10:48 AM   #28 
  - Unfortunately, that would mean a McCain presidency  lynyrd_skynyrd   Mar-09-08 12:40 PM   #57 
  - Staying home in November is an ignorant and short sighted decision.  elocs   Mar-09-08 10:52 AM   #32 
  - So you are saying we should just take it if Hillary STEALS the fucking nomination?  wndycty   Mar-09-08 10:54 AM   #35 
  - That is the Clinton plan...  kentuck   Mar-09-08 10:53 AM   #33 
  - I'm happy to send a message to the superdelegates but your OP header indicates you won't be  elixir   Mar-09-08 10:53 AM   # 
  - Believe it, I will not be voting at all. If the super delegates know their asses, their offices...  wndycty   Mar-09-08 10:57 AM   #36 
  - If she wins by getting the most superdelegates  BlackVelvet04   Mar-09-08 10:53 AM   #34 
  - WAAAA! I don't like the rules unless they help Obama! nt  Jim4Wes   Mar-09-08 11:00 AM   #39 
  - Go right ahead and mock me. . .  wndycty   Mar-09-08 11:02 AM   #41 
     - Ok thanks. nt  Jim4Wes   Mar-09-08 11:03 AM   #42 
  - I will vote for the candidate with the most ELECTED delegates  powergirl   Mar-09-08 11:01 AM   #40 
  - great, next!  annie1   Mar-09-08 11:03 AM   #43 
  - If the party goes against the will of it's members, I will no longer be a Dem.  against all enemies   Mar-09-08 11:03 AM   #44 
  - Please sign this petition to have Hillary disclose her taxes  Pisces   Mar-09-08 11:05 AM   #45 
  - Amen brother/sister!!  Window   Mar-09-08 11:15 AM   #48 
  - Its brother BTW  wndycty   Mar-09-08 03:17 PM   #87 
  - The time to protest (or quit the party) is AFTER the election...  polichick   Mar-09-08 11:17 AM   #50 
  - If they do it and win, they have no incentive to do the right thing  wndycty   Mar-09-08 11:35 AM   #52 
  - The country is more important than our anger at the Dem party...  polichick   Mar-09-08 11:43 AM   #53 
     - Unless one of the candidates gets a majority and reaches 2025 elected delegates through  Benhurst   Mar-09-08 11:53 AM   #55 
        - As things stand, I'd say that if both candidates are short of 2025...  polichick   Mar-09-08 01:43 PM   #70 
  - The time to protest is at the convention so that they can avoid making the mistake at all  JVS   Mar-09-08 01:27 PM   #65 
     - Yes, I agree with protesting at the convention - but not with sitting out the election.  polichick   Mar-09-08 01:30 PM   #68 
  - I with you.... I leave the President portion of the ballot blank..  Thepricebreaker   Mar-09-08 12:36 PM   #56 
  - You must not be in danger of being drafted...  polichick   Mar-09-08 01:45 PM   #71 
  - Amen!  Zachstar   Mar-09-08 01:18 PM   #60 
  - This superdelegate thing has to go after this. It is elitist and offensive to me  EndElectoral   Mar-09-08 01:22 PM   #63 
  - what about if superdels follow their winning states, and she wins popular vote...  annie1   Mar-09-08 01:28 PM   #67 
  - What if SDs followed the popular vote (and/or pledged delegates) of their OWN state?  ctaylors6   Mar-09-08 03:09 PM   #83 
  - Good! Stay home. The last thing we need is a bunch ...  gulliver   Mar-09-08 01:38 PM   #69 
  - It's such a selfish attitude - basically saying "Tough shit" to...  polichick   Mar-09-08 01:51 PM   #72 
  - If you knew anything about me, about my history on both DU and in real world politics. . .  wndycty   Mar-09-08 03:16 PM   #86 
  - I'm gonna have a hard time voting for Clinton given IWR and Kyl-Leiberman  lojasmo   Mar-09-08 01:56 PM   #73 
  - They can't "override" anything. They are an integral part of the process, like you and I.  ruggerson   Mar-09-08 01:59 PM   #74 
  - hold your horses  damitajo1   Mar-09-08 02:01 PM   #75 
  - Great post, my sentiments exactly  Upton   Mar-09-08 02:06 PM   #76 
  - want to change the rules in the middle of the campaign season?  Evergreen Emerald   Mar-09-08 02:06 PM   #77 
  - No leave the rules as is, but if those rules are used to go against the winner of pledged delegates  wndycty   Mar-09-08 03:07 PM   #80 
  - This is not an "if I don't get my way I'm not voting" post  ZombieHorde   Mar-09-08 02:15 PM   #79 
  - No if Hillary wins it FAIR AND SQUARE I will march to the polls with my chest stuck out  wndycty   Mar-09-08 03:13 PM   #84 
     - I must of communicated poorly.  ZombieHorde   Mar-09-08 03:45 PM   #90 
  - Don't you like charades? They can be quite a spectacle. I think they've  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Mar-09-08 03:18 PM   #88 
  - Staying Home  metalluk   Mar-09-08 03:27 PM   #89 
     - Welcome to DU  wndycty   Mar-09-08 09:13 PM   #92 

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