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MaineDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-17-08 06:21 PM
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12. There will be a penalty
I think lessening the penalty to losing half their delegates will be in order. (Giving each delegate 1/2 a vote.)

Now, how they're allocated is another story entirely.
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  -The DNC's Rules and Bylaws Committee is meeting on May 31 to make a decision about FL and MI 2rth2pwr  May-17-08 05:59 PM   #0 
  - This won't save Hillary.  anonymous171   May-17-08 06:00 PM   #1 
  - Haven't you heard their latest lunacy? They want to give Hillary the Uncommitted votes...  Alexander   May-17-08 06:02 PM   #2 
  - Where did you hear that?!  DerekJ   May-17-08 06:05 PM   #4 
  - Hillary  Hola   May-17-08 06:11 PM   #8 
  - Really!?!?!?! Do you have a link on that?  yourguide   May-17-08 08:49 PM   #41 
  - I don't have a link for it, but I do remember her having a quote  bobbert   May-18-08 12:52 AM   #54 
  - This won't save Hillary  bambino   May-17-08 06:04 PM   #3 
  - Yes it will  unlawflcombatnt   May-17-08 07:19 PM   #35 
     - Remember there's no way to count popular votes  MaineDem   May-17-08 07:21 PM   #36 
  - Thanks for the link, but I doubt the message I sent is going to go anywhere beyond HRC's site.  NewHampshireDem   May-17-08 06:08 PM   #5 
  - Even Clinton's nuclear option will fail.  phrigndumass   May-17-08 06:08 PM   #6 
  - They are going to scream again in front the DNC on May 31.  madfloridian   May-17-08 06:09 PM   #7 
  - Good post, madfloridian :)  phrigndumass   May-17-08 06:18 PM   #10 
  - Why, thank you. Adult tantrums....terrible to watch. Worse to comprehend.  madfloridian   May-17-08 06:31 PM   #16 
     - They should just shut their mouths, suck it up and let the peoples voices  2rth2pwr   May-17-08 06:33 PM   #17 
        - Oh, dear God, please think of a new response. Stop putting down rules.  madfloridian   May-17-08 06:40 PM   #18 
        - You are against putting down rules? Do you know how and why this country was founded?  2rth2pwr   May-17-08 06:45 PM   #21 
           - You are the one who wants to forget the rules.  madfloridian   May-17-08 06:47 PM   #25 
              - If the rules say that the votes should be stolen from the people, the rules need to change.  2rth2pwr   May-17-08 06:49 PM   #27 
                 - List updating...quickly  madfloridian   May-17-08 06:54 PM   #28 
        - When you prove that the January FL and MI results  mckeown1128   May-17-08 10:00 PM   #45 
           - I have to prove it? Oh great, I'm not even dressed properly.  2rth2pwr   May-17-08 10:29 PM   #47 
              - You have to back up your claim that the unsanctioned primaries in  mckeown1128   May-18-08 12:41 AM   #53 
                 - I don't have to do jack shit. There will be a decision made, the delegates will be  2rth2pwr   May-18-08 02:42 AM   #55 
                    - Yep, a compromise will be reached. And all of Hillary's  tekisui   May-18-08 09:13 AM   #58 
  - maybe they should hold their breath  dwickham   May-17-08 06:20 PM   #11 
  - You mean the same way the Obama camp has been doing?  unlawflcombatnt   May-17-08 07:21 PM   #37 
  - Yep, they sure are meeting then PREDICTION  IWantAnyDem   May-17-08 06:17 PM   #9 
  - There will be a penalty  MaineDem   May-17-08 06:21 PM   #12 
  - Do you understand that no matter what the RBC decides  cali   May-17-08 06:21 PM   #13 
  - But... BUT! IT'S OVER!! Doesn't the DNC listen to DU??  MethuenProgressive   May-17-08 06:22 PM   #14 
  - But remember this committee already voted to impose the penalties  MaineDem   May-17-08 06:26 PM   #15 
  - Don't you understand? They can not let it go. It does not have to make sense.  madfloridian   May-17-08 06:41 PM   #19 
  - Don't try logic with them. They honestly believe the committee will magically reverse its ruling  GarbagemanLB   May-17-08 06:42 PM   #20 
  - really? you've polled Obama supporters here? Nope. You're  cali   May-17-08 06:46 PM   #22 
     - Why should Obama be awarded any uncommited votes? Where's the logic there?  2rth2pwr   May-17-08 06:47 PM   #24 
        - because a lot of those people were voting for him.  cali   May-17-08 06:56 PM   #29 
        - Hillary should get the votes that came from people who came out to vote for her.  2rth2pwr   May-17-08 08:37 PM   #40 
        - How do you know which, if any, wanted to vote for Obama?  2rth2pwr   May-17-08 10:29 PM   #46 
           - Federal judge rules the Michigan vote unconstitutional.... your opinion on the matter no longer  scheming daemons   May-17-08 11:44 PM   #51 
        - No one should get any votes. They didn't have a sanctioned election. The end.  SoonerPride   May-17-08 07:41 PM   #39 
           - You know what's funny? It will be hilarious when these delegates are seated at the beginning of June  2rth2pwr   May-17-08 10:39 PM   #48 
  - Heh?  Donna Zen   May-17-08 06:46 PM   #23 
  - Maine? Who cares about Maine? Is Maine really a state?  2rth2pwr   May-17-08 06:48 PM   #26 
     - You may be kidding but Hillary isn't  cali   May-17-08 06:58 PM   #31 
     - Oh for God's sake.  MaineDem   May-17-08 07:13 PM   #34 
     - I hear ya!  Donna Zen   May-17-08 09:37 PM   #43 
  - Too bad Hillary rejected the compromise. You should email her campaign with your displeasure.  AtomicKitten   May-17-08 06:57 PM   #30 
  - Will there be Pots and Pans involved??  K Gardner   May-17-08 06:59 PM   #32 
  - ## DON'T DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   May-17-08 06:59 PM   #33 
  - Blah de blah de monkeybutt blah.  yibbehobba   May-17-08 07:38 PM   #38 
  - Florida citizens voted, and were counted.  lojasmo   May-17-08 09:15 PM   #42 
  - Thanks, I sent my letter  unlawflcombatnt   May-17-08 09:54 PM   #44 
  - the DNC knows Obama can't win  HuffleClaw   May-17-08 11:32 PM   #49 
  - You're Candidate: "The race in Michigan doesn't count for anything." October 2007.  scheming daemons   May-17-08 11:41 PM   #50 
  - Her word is the law? C'mon.  2rth2pwr   May-18-08 12:03 AM   #52 
  - best case scenario for HRC is she gets +20 net delegates.  datopbanana   May-18-08 04:03 AM   #56 
  - "Stop the fraud! Let us in!", they hollered, pounding on the doors.  pnorman   May-18-08 09:03 AM   #57 

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