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madfloridian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-31-08 01:15 PM
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22. No, that is NOT what Barrett is saying.
Let's be very clear. When he brought up Dawson's name, he made his intent very clear.

Florida KNEW they would lose ALL their delegates...they had 30 days to fix it.

Barrett is wrong.
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  -Editor of Village Voice defends FL and MI leaders, says DNC picking on Hillary. madfloridian  Mar-31-08 12:34 PM   #0 
  - MF, you've become a deep expert on this topic  anigbrowl   Mar-31-08 12:43 PM   #1 
  - Thanks an excellent idea, anigbrowl!  zidzi   Mar-31-08 12:47 PM   #3 
  - Blaming Dean's Yale roommate? Can you believe it?  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 12:47 PM   #4 
  - I've said that before - a book should be written about this and mf  Debi   Mar-31-08 01:26 PM   #27 
  - Oh my goodness now they have gone and done it  UALRBSofL   Mar-31-08 12:46 PM   #2 
  - Huffpost  youngharry   Mar-31-08 01:04 PM   #17 
  - rut roh  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-31-08 12:49 PM   # 
  - LOL. Here comes the bus.  chimpymustgo   Mar-31-08 04:24 PM   #69 
  - When any election is perceived as unfair---and God Help us  OHdem10   Mar-31-08 12:49 PM   #5 
  - That is horrible for you to say.  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 12:50 PM   #8 
  - No, it sums up the situation succinctly  OzarkDem   Mar-31-08 01:43 PM   #39 
  - That is an excellent recap of the events. Re-vote NOW!  chimpymustgo   Mar-31-08 04:26 PM   #70 
  - That's pretty disgusting...  Juniperx   Mar-31-08 01:01 PM   #15 
  - ain't that the truth. nt  Mezzo   Mar-31-08 01:17 PM   #23 
  - Would have made it simpler for everyone  OzarkDem   Mar-31-08 01:42 PM   #37 
  - Any of Hillary's revote proposals  spotbird   Mar-31-08 01:46 PM   #43 
  - How are they unfair? The caucusing plan only covers 1/10th of the people who *already* voted.  joshcryer   Apr-01-08 04:18 AM   #82 
  - I agree with you.  riskpeace   Mar-31-08 01:52 PM   #50 
  - K&R...n/t  ms liberty   Mar-31-08 12:49 PM   #6 
  - "I'd choose being relevant with no delegates"  phrigndumass   Mar-31-08 12:50 PM   #7 
  - OMG, MF. Another un freekin' believably long post. VV is stating the truth.  elixir   Mar-31-08 12:51 PM   #9 
  - Sorry About Your Attention Span...  WillyT   Mar-31-08 01:01 PM   #16 
  - That's BS  anigbrowl   Mar-31-08 01:35 PM   #32 
  - You know the truth in detail. I know some of it through FL contacts.  autorank   Mar-31-08 12:53 PM   #10 
  - I live in Michigan and  vssmith   Mar-31-08 12:55 PM   #11 
  - Is it me or have the Clinton's themselves stopped talking about MI and FL  grantcart   Mar-31-08 12:56 PM   #12 
  - I think they mentioned it during the week-end.  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 12:58 PM   #14 
  - New tactic: If Hillary isn't the nominee, it will be blamed on Dean  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 12:57 PM   #13 
  - Don't hold your breath  Capn Sunshine   Mar-31-08 01:13 PM   #20 
  - Yes, I was thinking when I saw the thread - it was owned by Republicans  HawkeyeX   Mar-31-08 02:57 PM   #66 
  - You can get medical treatment for this  OzarkDem   Mar-31-08 01:44 PM   #40 
  - What is Barratt saying in this paragraph? Blaming Obama because of Jeremy?  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 01:08 PM   #18 
  - Is he an Obama supporter or not? You never answered.  joshcryer   Apr-01-08 04:19 AM   #83 
  - You mistate the article completely, Barret says the Dems broke their own rules  McCamy Taylor   Mar-31-08 01:12 PM   #19 
  - No, that is NOT what Barrett is saying.  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 01:15 PM   #22 
  - They had thirty days to create caucuses that would have resulted in 1/10th of the pop. being heard.  joshcryer   Apr-01-08 04:20 AM   #84 
  - McCamy you do know who actually stripped FL/MI of all delegates  UALRBSofL   Mar-31-08 01:40 PM   #35 
     - I know. The Dems stripped Florida and Mi. The RNC wanted Rudi to get early wins  McCamy Taylor   Mar-31-08 04:32 PM   #71 
        - I have seen some very good posters and bloggers let loyalty to Hillary  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 04:36 PM   #72 
        - The concept of "relevancy" only simplifies the issue and does not cover everything Barret pointed...  joshcryer   Apr-01-08 04:22 AM   #85 
        - There is a double standard in the DNC---one for men and one for women.  McCamy Taylor   Mar-31-08 04:39 PM   #74 
  - MF, you obviously did not see my question on this subject  polmaven   Mar-31-08 01:14 PM   #21 
  - I have two things for you. I have written much more.  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 01:17 PM   #24 
     - Did they or did they not attempt to put a Feb 5th ammendment out there?  joshcryer   Apr-01-08 04:24 AM   #86 
        - Indeed it seems they did. And while no doubt you have me on ignore, these lies will not be forgotten  joshcryer   Apr-01-08 04:42 AM   #88 
  - The Today show this morning  Debi   Mar-31-08 01:24 PM   #25 
  - FL knew they would lose all their delegates...had 30 day period to fix it.  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 01:25 PM   #26 
  - Circumstances in FL and MI are very different. Calif was allowed to move up. nt  MookieWilson   Mar-31-08 01:29 PM   #28 
  - VV is now the property of the libertarian New Times Media.  asthmaticeog   Mar-31-08 01:32 PM   #29 
  - And they are invited to be posters at Huff Post.  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 01:35 PM   #31 
  - Yes, Let The Voters Speak So The Superdelegates Can Decide  DrFunkenstein   Mar-31-08 01:33 PM   #30 
  - I guess I agree with the V.V. writer.  Deep13   Mar-31-08 01:37 PM   #33 
  - So you also blame Howard Dean's old Yale roommate? This is getting funnier daily.  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 01:42 PM   #38 
     - What about the destruction of our Nov. chances do you find funny?  Deep13   Mar-31-08 01:48 PM   #45 
        - It is a game to some. I am sorry but it is time for reality.  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 01:51 PM   #49 
  - Let's see if I can figure this out....  OzarkDem   Mar-31-08 01:40 PM   #34 
  - Okay.  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 01:41 PM   #36 
  - Typical Obama frenzy  OzarkDem   Mar-31-08 01:46 PM   #42 
  - No MI and FL leaders disenfrachised their people  Larkspur   Mar-31-08 01:45 PM   #41 
  - Last I checked it was the GOP  OzarkDem   Mar-31-08 01:47 PM   #44 
  - FL Dems co-sponsored the bill to move the dates up  Larkspur   Mar-31-08 01:48 PM   #46 
     - FL Dems co-sponsored a verified voting bill  riskpeace   Mar-31-08 02:24 PM   #58 
  - I respect your brother's opinion.  riskpeace   Mar-31-08 02:23 PM   #57 
     - And the DNC "solution" was to caucus with 1/10th the voting population.  joshcryer   Apr-01-08 04:26 AM   #87 
  - Now I must say..  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 01:49 PM   #47 
  - As did I  OzarkDem   Mar-31-08 02:02 PM   #52 
     - What other states broke what rules? n/t  ieoeja   Mar-31-08 02:49 PM   #64 
  - the roles and the rules..  stillcool47   Mar-31-08 01:52 PM   #51 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-31-08 02:02 PM   #53 
     - Why? The Democrats in 48 states...  stillcool47   Mar-31-08 02:13 PM   #54 
        - Like I said  OzarkDem   Mar-31-08 02:20 PM   #56 
  - Some of them also are the same people  riskpeace   Mar-31-08 02:19 PM   #55 
  - K & R.  dchill   Mar-31-08 01:51 PM   #48 
  - I see someone is posting it here already with credibility. Blaming Dean's roommate  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 02:27 PM   #59 
  - Thank you Mr. Barrett, a voice of reason in this chaos.  Beacool   Mar-31-08 02:28 PM   #60 
  - Yes, blaming Dean's Yale roommate....very credible blog.  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 02:33 PM   #61 
  - loved that "laughing your amendment off the floor" description  WillYourVoteBCounted   Mar-31-08 02:36 PM   #62 
  - And thank you for spreading the word as well.  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 02:41 PM   #63 
  - I see Norah O picking up on it on MSNBC  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 02:55 PM   #65 
  - From last August, four major papers chided Florida for being a primary bully.  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 03:48 PM   #67 
  - Anyone recognize the rest of the names who submitted the article?  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 04:10 PM   #68 
  - The Nation Institute funded the research for that article.  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 04:37 PM   #73 
  - Hallelujah, amen...Markos...good post.  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 04:41 PM   #75 
  - Barrett exposes a larger Big Lie; "Obama is not campaigning for Super Delegates"  McCamy Taylor   Mar-31-08 04:55 PM   #76 
  - Who said he is not trying to get superdelegates? Where did that come from?  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 04:59 PM   #77 
  - I am appalled to see a candidate's support of lower tier Dems called "buying."  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 05:21 PM   #78 
  - Meet Ralph Dawson...the one Huff Post is blaming for FL and MI  madfloridian   Mar-31-08 06:54 PM   #79 
  - It's the truth. Dean didn't care to resolve FL or MI because he knew Obama wouldn't win either  LulaMay   Apr-01-08 04:03 AM   #80 
  - Is this your second post in this vein or am I losing it?  joshcryer   Apr-01-08 04:16 AM   #81 

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