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Recursion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-27-07 06:55 PM
Response to Reply #21
22. Well, since I support a national single-day primary, I don't "blame" anybody
I think Florida was moving a step in the right direction, not the wrong direction.
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  -Apparently it's only 49 states in '08 for Howard Dean and the DNC! ddeclue  Aug-27-07 05:44 PM   #0 
  - From a thread by Madflo  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 05:49 PM   #1 
  - Puh-lease yourself...  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 06:00 PM   #10 
     - The quote was not me speaking  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 06:01 PM   #12 
        - From a quote by Adam Smith of the St. Pete Times  madfloridian   Aug-27-07 08:55 PM   #68 
  - Sorry your state party has to obey the same rules as the rest of us.  IdaBriggs   Aug-27-07 05:50 PM   #2 
  - No we don't have options...we don't control the legislature  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 05:52 PM   #4 
     - The fifty state strategy is about winning elections in November.  Bucky   Aug-27-07 05:55 PM   #7 
     - IT DOES DISENFRANCHISE FLORIDA DEMOCRATS  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 07:14 PM   #29 
        - Well, your House Dems seemed to like the idea  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 07:17 PM   #30 
        - No it's not, if every Dem voted against it would STILL have passed 78-42  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 07:22 PM   #31 
           - Regardless, they still voted for it and your point is rendered moot  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 07:26 PM   #33 
              - NO YOUR POINT is rendered moot.  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 07:32 PM   #37 
                 - If it didn't matter how they voted, then they should have voted against and sent the DNC a message  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 07:36 PM   #39 
                    - It didn't matter to whether the BILL would pass. It DOES matter in Nov 08  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 07:45 PM   #42 
                       - Rules they themselves signed off on. Stupid or no, thems the rules.  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 07:49 PM   #44 
                          - Do you know what a "martinet" is?  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 08:02 PM   #46 
                             - Hillary got tons of money, and won't need FLA  mdmc   Aug-28-07 02:00 PM   #75 
        - I would remove Fla from the primary  DiktatrW   Aug-27-07 08:22 PM   #57 
     - Join the club. My vote isn't going to count.  JTFrog   Aug-27-07 05:58 PM   #9 
     - How many of the 42 Dems in the State House ended up voting for the bill  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 06:00 PM   #11 
        - Okay, got my answer. Almost all of the Dems voted FOR this move  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 07:03 PM   #28 
           - WRONG. If EVERY Dem voted against it STILL would have passed 78-42  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 07:25 PM   #32 
              - So they voted for it so it wouldn't be counted against them by the GOP  madfloridian   Aug-27-07 07:29 PM   #35 
                 - And that appears to be true.  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 07:35 PM   #38 
                 - What can't you comprehend????  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 08:09 PM   #47 
                    - I think you are wrong, and I disagree.  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 08:17 PM   #53 
                       - Well you are wrong and you have no rebuttal to my analysis of the consequences  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 08:24 PM   #60 
                          - Somehow I don't think you are the harbinger of ultimate truth.  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 08:28 PM   #62 
                 - Look... I live here and am heavily involved in these Florida House races  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 07:39 PM   #40 
                    - Lord help us.  madfloridian   Aug-27-07 08:13 PM   #51 
  - Oh, please.  cali   Aug-27-07 05:52 PM   #3 
  - It's a stupid bidding war for who gets to be first.  Bucky   Aug-27-07 05:53 PM   #5 
  - Dean doesn't want..  sendero   Aug-27-07 05:53 PM   #6 
  - republicans have similar rules to the DNC's  Debi   Aug-27-07 05:56 PM   #8 
  - And the RNC will no doubt waive their rule because they can screw us that way.  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 06:20 PM   #16 
     - How does nominating Mitt Romney screw the Democrats?  Debi   Aug-28-07 01:36 PM   #72 
  - Do you honestly believe  JNelson6563   Aug-27-07 06:03 PM   #13 
  - BUT...  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 06:19 PM   #15 
  - The Washington State Democrats have declared our presidential primary irrelevant  TechBear_Seattle   Aug-27-07 06:04 PM   #14 
  - That's why DC's caucus in '04 had to be non-binding, too  dmesg   Aug-27-07 06:29 PM   #17 
  - If the Florida Dems are not to blame, why was the vote 115 to 1  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 06:47 PM   #21 
  - Well, since I support a national single-day primary, I don't "blame" anybody  dmesg   Aug-27-07 06:55 PM   #22 
  - Oops. Thought you were the OP  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 07:00 PM   #23 
  - They are NOT to blame because they don't control the legislature.  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 07:31 PM   #36 
  - Actually, I would prefer caucuses  TechBear_Seattle   Aug-27-07 07:26 PM   #34 
  - You can still take a stand  KellyW   Aug-27-07 06:32 PM   #18 
  - What a screwed up system...  Justyce   Aug-27-07 06:35 PM   #20 
  - Maybe if all states voted on the same day, we wouldn't  Justyce   Aug-27-07 06:34 PM   #19 
  - You'd think Florida would be used to being disenfranchised.  JVS   Aug-27-07 07:01 PM   #24 
  - You posted this in two forums, didn't you?  madfloridian   Aug-27-07 07:01 PM   #25 
  - nothing "democratic" about the democratic party  sakkatta   Aug-27-07 07:02 PM   #26 
  - Here's your post from GDP  madfloridian   Aug-27-07 07:03 PM   #27 
  - I completely disagree with you in Delray Beach FL  tkmorris   Aug-27-07 07:42 PM   #41 
  - And now they're trying to blame it on the GOP  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 07:48 PM   #43 
  - NO IT'S NOT... YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT.  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 08:12 PM   #50 
     - Madfloridian lives there too and she disagrees  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 08:22 PM   #55 
  - You clearly don't know anything about Florida politics even though you live here.  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 07:59 PM   #45 
  - Yes I do  tkmorris   Aug-27-07 08:12 PM   #49 
     - No it's NOT immaterial...  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 08:14 PM   #52 
        - Hey, you want to stop being a dick to everyone you disagree with each time you post?  Exiled in America   Aug-27-07 08:22 PM   #56 
        - Learn to deal with disagreement civilly or YOU find yourself a new hobby  LittleClarkie   Aug-27-07 08:23 PM   #59 
        - I'll try one more time  tkmorris   Aug-27-07 08:26 PM   #61 
  - Well said - seems about right to me.  Exiled in America   Aug-27-07 08:17 PM   #54 
  - Do the Republicans have a similar rule?  krispos42   Aug-27-07 08:12 PM   #48 
  - No they would NOT have won the Florida public's backing.  ddeclue   Aug-27-07 08:22 PM   #58 
  - And how happy is the Florida public now?  krispos42   Aug-27-07 08:43 PM   #64 
  - A Floridian with ddclue  Colonel Bat Guano   Aug-27-07 08:44 PM   #65 
  - Well, the Florida GOP doesn't think so...but...  Debi   Aug-28-07 01:52 PM   #73 
  - OK ddeclu, tell me WHY Fl. can't just have the Dem Primary some  napi21   Aug-27-07 08:32 PM   #63 
  - Just because. Cause...just because  madfloridian   Aug-27-07 08:49 PM   #66 
  - Well damn! I just KNEw there was a logical reason!!!!! Why the hell are they against  napi21   Aug-27-07 09:56 PM   #70 
  - Sure ... if Iowa & NH & SC & Nevada move back to Feb 5 ...  jmp   Aug-27-07 10:40 PM   #71 
  - What Florida did has a name...it is called not telling truth.  madfloridian   Aug-27-07 08:51 PM   #67 
  - the whole primary system is a crock  pop goes the weasel   Aug-27-07 09:02 PM   #69 
  - I will take anything that might stop HRC's coronation  mdmc   Aug-28-07 01:53 PM   #74 
 

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