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LynneSin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-22-08 10:31 AM
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41. Perhaps it could just be like my stepfather
I know he switched and he's in PA - and he's fed up with the repukes
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  -160,000 Republicans might be voting in the Pennsylvania Dem Primary today. Melissa G  Apr-22-08 08:42 AM   #0 
  - Well, if Clinton wins by 160k votes, we'll know for sure.  MercutioATC   Apr-22-08 08:45 AM   #1 
  - We can have anyone win by any amount and we have no way to verify  Melissa G   Apr-22-08 08:50 AM   #5 
  - On one of the morning business shows  TragedyandHope   Apr-22-08 08:52 AM   #9 
  - its the Obama camp who was registering a 'dem for the day"  rodeodance   Apr-22-08 08:54 AM   #10 
  - Obama overwhelmingly has won Republican votes this primary season.  Blue_State_Elitist   Apr-22-08 08:56 AM   #11 
  - It favors Obama  Tom Rinaldo   Apr-22-08 10:18 AM   #37 
  - Relax, was a reference to Limbaugh's "Operation Chaos"...  MercutioATC   Apr-22-08 10:22 AM   #38 
  - I think people are a little fed up with the economy.  mucifer   Apr-22-08 08:46 AM   #2 
  - Exactly why she's pandering to them by threatening to nuke people  ericgtr   Apr-22-08 08:46 AM   #3 
  - 125,000 flips in Ohio and even more in Texas  Botany   Apr-22-08 08:48 AM   #4 
  - Only if 160K republicans managed to switch parties to the democrat side  LynneSin   Apr-22-08 08:51 AM   #6 
  - Yep, these are pubs that switched before the deadline a month ago  Melissa G   Apr-22-08 09:11 AM   #18 
     - Perhaps it could just be like my stepfather  LynneSin   Apr-22-08 10:31 AM   #41 
        - Here is hoping that is the case and these voters will stick with the Dems  Melissa G   Apr-22-08 10:32 AM   #42 
  - Maybe some are fed up with their party  Lastlaughin08   Apr-22-08 08:51 AM   #7 
  - I think a good portion of em are, I know to staunch reThugs that are voting dem this election  uponit7771   Apr-22-08 09:02 AM   #15 
  - I thought PA is a closed primary?  quantass   Apr-22-08 08:52 AM   #8 
  - It is. They switched their registration to votes as Democrats. n/t  sfexpat2000   Apr-22-08 09:26 AM   #26 
     - Then do they need to switch back to vote puke in the fall?  RiverStone   Apr-22-08 02:21 PM   #57 
  - Been there, done that -- today  Pigwidgeon   Apr-22-08 08:58 AM   #12 
  - Well the pigs get what they deserve if Hill wins!  peace13   Apr-22-08 08:59 AM   #13 
  - Did you hear some of the reasons they gave?  AngryOldDem   Apr-22-08 02:13 PM   #55 
  - Out of 600 people one said I don't want to be associated  peace13   Apr-22-08 06:38 PM   #66 
  - this is so funny  Two Americas   Apr-22-08 02:58 PM   #64 
     - I don't know what Hill is but she seems pretty happy to blow  peace13   Apr-22-08 06:41 PM   #68 
        - Clinton sucks  Two Americas   Apr-22-08 07:06 PM   #69 
  - They had to switch registration though, THAT'S a good thing  uponit7771   Apr-22-08 09:01 AM   #14 
  - Right. It's a closed primary.  kentuck   Apr-22-08 09:03 AM   #16 
  - Well that is one way to look at it. If they were gonna vote Dem in the fall,  Melissa G   Apr-22-08 09:18 AM   #21 
     - There may be a few...  kentuck   Apr-22-08 09:26 AM   #27 
  - Doesn;t matter.. they'll just switch back.. I did it myself in '00  SoCalDem   Apr-22-08 01:11 PM   #47 
  - Let's see if I got this straight  zalinda   Apr-22-08 09:10 AM   #17 
  - I like the way you through out the conditions but not the information that precludes them. Spin dont  uponit7771   Apr-22-08 09:17 AM   #20 
     - And you forgot the fact that  zalinda   Apr-22-08 09:52 AM   #32 
        - Okay, I'll try to go slow for you here:  thecatburgler   Apr-22-08 10:03 AM   #35 
           - Okay, now read slowly  zalinda   Apr-22-08 01:05 PM   #46 
  - They have to register Democratic to vote in the primary.  onehandle   Apr-22-08 09:13 AM   #19 
  - um - Pennsylvania is a closed primary state.  endarkenment   Apr-22-08 09:18 AM   #22 
  - you forgot obama 's DEM FOR THE DAY tactic: .........  rodeodance   Apr-22-08 09:21 AM   #23 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-22-08 09:23 AM   #24 
     - Immature post. obama would be so proud of you??  rodeodance   Apr-22-08 09:36 AM   #29 
  - I edited my Op to be clearer. It's the potential cross voting and the lack of  Melissa G   Apr-22-08 09:24 AM   #25 
  - There is no cross voting.  endarkenment   Apr-22-08 09:28 AM   #28 
  - What an amusing assertion. On what basis, do you make such a bold claim?  Melissa G   Apr-22-08 09:46 AM   #31 
  - Texas is a semi-open primary.  endarkenment   Apr-22-08 09:56 AM   #33 
     - Enjoy your opinion, since opinion is all you have for your rather bold Blanket assertion  Melissa G   Apr-22-08 10:29 AM   #39 
        - "that there is NO cross voting "  endarkenment   Apr-22-08 11:51 AM   #45 
  - lol  2rth2pwr   Apr-22-08 03:00 PM   #65 
  - I think this Dem for the Day is relevant:  rodeodance   Apr-22-08 09:42 AM   #30 
  - That is because the Obama campaign encouraged many rethugs to become "Dems for a day"  jackson_dem   Apr-22-08 02:04 PM   #50 
  - That is inaccurate  Jake3463   Apr-22-08 09:58 AM   #34 
  - Math is dead to us. nt.  endarkenment   Apr-22-08 10:04 AM   #36 
  - Link please? Thanks! n/t  Melissa G   Apr-22-08 10:30 AM   #40 
     - Sorry  Jake3463   Apr-22-08 11:32 AM   #43 
     - Sorry  Jake3463   Apr-22-08 11:32 AM   #44 
  - just tuned into his show  GoldieAZ49   Apr-22-08 02:02 PM   #48 
  - Obama registered rethugs. He needs them like he needed them in Texas  jackson_dem   Apr-22-08 02:03 PM   #49 
  - Yep. Here he is doing it  Tom Rinaldo   Apr-22-08 02:06 PM   #51 
  - Real Numbers  Jake3463   Apr-22-08 02:08 PM   #52 
  - Barack Obama Had An Advertisement/ YouTube Video Instructing Republicans How to Get Around the Rules  Crisco   Apr-22-08 02:10 PM   #53 
  - That's par for the course for him.  MethuenProgressive   Apr-22-08 02:35 PM   #61 
  - Only registered Democrats can vote in PA  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-22-08 02:12 PM   #54 
  - 160,000 registered Repubs changed their affiliation to Dem this year by the  NC_Nurse   Apr-22-08 02:16 PM   #56 
     - As soon as they are registered as Democrat, they are Democrats  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-22-08 02:50 PM   #62 
        - I was just clarifying what the story on NPR was about.  NC_Nurse   Apr-22-08 02:58 PM   #63 
  - DLC RNC Boc  crankychatter   Apr-22-08 02:24 PM   #58 
  - What sort of Republicans exactly?  IronLionZion   Apr-22-08 02:32 PM   #59 
  - That'll cinch an Obama upset.  MethuenProgressive   Apr-22-08 02:34 PM   #60 
  - Rethugs voted for O 55-40, just like they do in 99% of states  jackson_dem   Apr-22-08 07:58 PM   #71 
  - IIRC, it was Obama peeps that were braggin about handing out the forms to switch and switch back....  Texas Hill Country   Apr-22-08 06:38 PM   #67 
  - so?  madrchsod   Apr-22-08 07:57 PM   #70 
  - My brother is a Republican registered as a Democrat.  MrSlayer   Apr-22-08 08:04 PM   #72 
  - As disruption or because they are sick of their party and want change like the rest of us?  AZBlue   Apr-22-08 08:05 PM   #73 

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