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WinkyDink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-29-08 08:29 AM
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53. Thank you, Thread Decider.
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  -Please explain to me how not electing Obama will throw African Americans Evergreen Emerald  Apr-28-08 09:43 PM   #0 
  - Good question... I to would be interested in knowing the answer.  madmom   Apr-28-08 09:45 PM   #1 
  - Well... it isn't JUST african americans who will thrown under the bus...  mckeown1128   Apr-29-08 07:54 AM   #37 
  - unnecessary thread, Obama will be President  JackORoses   Apr-28-08 09:46 PM   #2 
  - Thank you, Thread Decider.  WinkyDink   Apr-29-08 08:29 AM   #53 
     - ROFL!  Texas Hill Country   Apr-29-08 09:28 AM   #72 
  - Excellent question.  citizen_jane   Apr-28-08 09:47 PM   #3 
  - Good luck finding a reasoned answer.  MADem   Apr-28-08 09:48 PM   #4 
  - seriously. it's really odd. like she's not allowed to run against the first viable black candidate..  annie1   Apr-28-08 09:50 PM   #5 
  - I don't think people have a problem with her running  Ashy Larry   Apr-28-08 10:02 PM   #15 
  - They may BE voting for him because he's the first viable Black candidate who GOT THE MOST DELEGATES.  jenmito   Apr-28-08 09:53 PM   #6 
  - You fail to understand the Nomination process.  DemVet   Apr-29-08 07:55 AM   #38 
  - So you are saying there is no reason to have elections in the first place. Your logic is flawed.  IsItJustMe   Apr-29-08 08:15 AM   #44 
  - No, my logic is not flawed.  DemVet   Apr-29-08 08:16 AM   #45 
  - No I don't. Having the most pledged delegates means a LOT. It represents the will of the people.  jenmito   Apr-29-08 10:29 AM   #83 
  - Chicken, egg?  WinkyDink   Apr-29-08 08:30 AM   #54 
     - Cow, milk?  jenmito   Apr-29-08 10:31 AM   #84 
        - Sock, mouth?  murielm99   Apr-29-08 10:26 PM   #86 
  - I don't know if I can answer your question, but I'll say this.  quiet.american   Apr-28-08 09:53 PM   #7 
  - Well explained. And then some!  chill_wind   Apr-28-08 09:56 PM   #8 
  - I agree.  jenmito   Apr-28-08 09:57 PM   #9 
  - Perfectly stated.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-28-08 09:57 PM   #11 
  - so....there is an African American vote?  Evergreen Emerald   Apr-28-08 10:22 PM   #21 
  - It's not one or the other. They co-exist peacefully. nt  quiet.american   Apr-28-08 10:26 PM   #23 
  - African Americans are a voting bloc whose vote is generally the most unified  theboss   Apr-29-08 08:27 AM   #51 
  - Are you being disgusting like this on purpose? I stupidly thought you wanted some serious  SaveAmerica   Apr-29-08 10:07 AM   #76 
  - Especially if the primary reason they overturn the pledged vote is because they fear Rev. Wright.  SemiCharmedQuark   Apr-28-08 10:26 PM   #24 
  - "the African American vote"  Evergreen Emerald   Apr-29-08 04:03 AM   #29 
  - duh. yes. AA's voted 88% for JK and 90% for Gore  cali   Apr-29-08 04:22 AM   #34 
  - Pretty obviously, yes  theboss   Apr-29-08 08:31 AM   #55 
  - BINGO!  Lisa0825   Apr-29-08 08:24 AM   #48 
  - Thats exactly it. The OP is framing the question wrong.  dbmk   Apr-29-08 08:54 AM   #64 
  - This is exactly what I'm hearing from my friends here in NC, especially an older lady who has been  SaveAmerica   Apr-29-08 10:00 AM   #74 
  - Simply put, they are not voting for Hillary Clinton.. end of story. n/t  LakeSamish706   Apr-28-08 09:57 PM   #10 
  - we are going to all be "under the bus" if a Democrat isn't elected president  Shoelace   Apr-28-08 09:58 PM   #12 
  - on may 20th Obama will have won the election ie a majority of the pledged delegates.  John Q. Citizen   Apr-28-08 09:58 PM   #13 
  - Let me tell you a story  Yael   Apr-28-08 09:59 PM   #14 
  - I remember that post, it made me cry.  FLDem5   Apr-28-08 10:05 PM   #17 
  - Nah -- they are looking for the echo chamber  Yael   Apr-28-08 10:11 PM   #18 
  - you are insulting.  Evergreen Emerald   Apr-28-08 10:24 PM   #22 
     - You know you are on The List, right?  Yael   Apr-28-08 10:44 PM   #26 
        - What is The List? n/t  murielm99   Apr-28-08 11:46 PM   #27 
        - It is my personal amusement list  Yael   Apr-29-08 09:26 AM   #71 
           - I don't believe you about the list.  murielm99   Apr-29-08 10:40 PM   #87 
        - I read your response  Evergreen Emerald   Apr-29-08 04:00 AM   #28 
           - You opened a thread to suggest that the only reason AA are voting for Obama is because he is black  Yael   Apr-29-08 10:09 AM   #77 
  - Yael, I know these neighborhoods you speak of. I'm ashamed to say  Tarheel_Dem   Apr-29-08 09:15 AM   #70 
  - It is really neat to see people from all walks of life excited about leadership  Yael   Apr-29-08 10:13 AM   #80 
  - This (if you haven't already done so) needs to be its own post, it was my instincts from the  SaveAmerica   Apr-29-08 10:14 AM   #81 
  - I am an Obama supporter...  clevbot   Apr-28-08 10:04 PM   #16 
  - A few reasons.  carpetbagger   Apr-28-08 10:17 PM   #19 
  - Because he is the nominee, and only the superdelegates can change that.  madfloridian   Apr-28-08 10:21 PM   #20 
  - If she's ahead no one complains if he's ahead and they give it to her.  ej510   Apr-28-08 10:27 PM   #25 
  - I am white also, and your damn straight, they better go with those pledged delegates. I am tired of  IsItJustMe   Apr-29-08 08:23 AM   #47 
  - He is not the nominee, he's just the frontrunner right now.  barb162   Apr-29-08 08:25 AM   #49 
  - It's the way she's gone about things..  girl gone mad   Apr-29-08 04:06 AM   #30 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-29-08 04:08 AM   #31 
  - Quite simple really  Chulanowa   Apr-29-08 04:17 AM   #32 
  - Long Long ago the rules created SD who  Evergreen Emerald   Apr-29-08 07:52 AM   #36 
     - You wanted an answer  Chulanowa   Apr-29-08 10:10 AM   #78 
  - It would not, but the super D's taking it away from him if he has the  ecdab   Apr-29-08 04:18 AM   #33 
  - Not electing Obama will validate the pro-Rethug horseshit Clinton has been throwing around  eridani   Apr-29-08 04:36 AM   #35 
  - Plus The Clintons are DESTROYING their standing with The Entire Base of the Party  ShortnFiery   Apr-29-08 08:02 AM   #40 
  - Wow... You Must Be Really, Really Young...  WillyT   Apr-29-08 07:58 AM   #39 
  - Because, since he is ahead in every realistic measure  mrone2   Apr-29-08 08:06 AM   #41 
  - Women will not be thrown under the bus, but the woman who  Skidmore   Apr-29-08 08:09 AM   #42 
  - people keep saying that in vague terms with no specifcs  Evergreen Emerald   Apr-29-08 08:25 AM   #50 
  - At some level African Americans always  Changenow   Apr-29-08 08:15 AM   #43 
  - There is no problem in Hillary beating Obama; there is a big problem in Hillary stealing from Obama  theboss   Apr-29-08 08:23 AM   #46 
  - It's a phony argument. If HRC becomes the nominee, AAs are not  barb162   Apr-29-08 08:28 AM   #52 
  - Are you guys really this out of touch? Obama has won the most primaries,  Truth Hurts A Lot   Apr-29-08 08:32 AM   #56 
     - He is NOT the nominee, he is the frontrunner at this point in time  barb162   Apr-29-08 08:39 AM   #58 
        - Dean never had the most pledged delegates  Truth Hurts A Lot   Apr-29-08 08:46 AM   #60 
  - Many of them recognize the game being played and will stay at home.  mmonk   Apr-29-08 08:36 AM   #57 
  - Your post has a kind of surreal quality to it. The subject line starts out  Old Crusoe   Apr-29-08 08:41 AM   #59 
  - I call it Salvador Folly.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-29-08 08:46 AM   #61 
  - I am just quoting the posts on DU...explain with specifics what is wrong with the question  Evergreen Emerald   Apr-29-08 08:47 AM   #62 
     - Got the process but still concerned with content.  Old Crusoe   Apr-29-08 08:52 AM   #63 
        - you are off your game counselor.  Evergreen Emerald   Apr-29-08 09:06 AM   #67 
           - I'm laughing and crying at the same time. Dean was a white male, so far  Old Crusoe   Apr-29-08 09:10 AM   #69 
  - Your question is based on a false premise  zulchzulu   Apr-29-08 08:58 AM   #65 
  - Obama will have won the most votes, the most pledged delegates  IWantAnyDem   Apr-29-08 08:59 AM   #66 
  - Taking AA vote for granted  uponit7771   Apr-29-08 09:07 AM   #68 
  - very very good question....  Texas Hill Country   Apr-29-08 09:29 AM   #73 
  - K&R  cricket08   Apr-29-08 10:04 AM   #75 
  - Silly post  bambino   Apr-29-08 10:11 AM   #79 
  - The argument isn't that not electing him would throw them under the bus.  gcomeau   Apr-29-08 10:21 AM   #82 
  - Nice try  DefenseLawyer   Apr-29-08 10:48 AM   #85 

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