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Wed Apr 20, 2016, 12:54 AM

 

Good News, Democrats!

Now that the primaries are pretty much out of the way, we can all unite to stop the criminally insane Republican party! No need for either side to continue bashing each other, we now have a common enemy; an absurd reality tv show host with a dead squirrel on his head. The orange white supremacist:

Donald Trump.
Donald T.
Don T.
Don't.

#UniteAgainstHate

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Reply Good News, Democrats! (Original post)
JaneyVee Apr 2016 OP
KPN Apr 2016 #1
Marrah_G Apr 2016 #2
840high Apr 2016 #3
Demsrule86 Apr 2016 #20
WhenTheLeveeBreaks Apr 2016 #4
Freelancer Apr 2016 #5
wyldwolf Apr 2016 #16
Thinkingabout Apr 2016 #26
angrychair Apr 2016 #6
wyldwolf Apr 2016 #18
Demsrule86 Apr 2016 #21
SidDithers Apr 2016 #29
Donald Ian Rankin Apr 2016 #7
Demsrule86 Apr 2016 #22
TheKentuckian Apr 2016 #28
Donald Ian Rankin Apr 2016 #31
frustrated_lefty Apr 2016 #8
SleeplessinSoCal Apr 2016 #9
nolawarlock Apr 2016 #10
frustrated_lefty Apr 2016 #11
nolawarlock Apr 2016 #12
Demsrule86 Apr 2016 #23
silvershadow Apr 2016 #13
magical thyme Apr 2016 #14
Hortensis Apr 2016 #15
auntpurl Apr 2016 #17
Demsrule86 Apr 2016 #25
Demsrule86 Apr 2016 #24
Demsrule86 Apr 2016 #19
Thinkingabout Apr 2016 #27
SidDithers Apr 2016 #30

Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 01:07 AM

1. Oh, since you put it that way ...

sheesh. Some of you Hillary supporters are exactly like Hillary. Arrogant without even knowing it.

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 01:16 AM

2. Primaries are not over yet

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Response to Marrah_G (Reply #2)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 01:17 AM

3. +1

 

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Response to Marrah_G (Reply #2)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 06:32 AM

20. It's over

And if Bernie had any integrity left he would leave the trail and work at undoing the damage he has caused.

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 01:18 AM

4. The most important primary is still to come

 

The Comey Primary

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 01:29 AM

5. Independents and many new voters for Bernie were locked out of NY primary

Hillary likely would have won in the state where she resides and represented for years, even with an open primary, but the numbers would have been much less impressive. The result would have been a delegate count draw.

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Response to Freelancer (Reply #5)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 05:07 AM

16. Independents aren't qualified to vote in the NY primary

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Response to Freelancer (Reply #5)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 06:42 AM

26. Many voters was not able to participate in caucuses.

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 01:32 AM

6. More than 4 out of 5 NY Dems didn't vote for her

Keep in mind, with 99% of the vote counted, despite the win in NY, 4 out of 5 registered Democratic voters did not vote for Clinton.

NY voters by Party registration:
http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/enrollment/congress/congress_apr16.pdf

Election results:
http://www.nytimes.com/elections/results/new-york

Math
Clinton votes: 1,037,344

Registered Democrats: 5,792,497

1037344/5792497= 17.9%

Therefore, 4 out of 5 registered Democratic voters did not vote for her.

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Response to angrychair (Reply #6)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 05:08 AM

18. Yet she still beat Bernie by several hundred thousand votes

What does that say about the number of voters who voted for Bernie?

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Response to angrychair (Reply #6)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 06:34 AM

21. Really?

Many people never vote...and some are now GOP but have never bothered to change their party...we run into them every election year when we call and canvas...this is why registered voter polls are alway off. She beat Bernie like a drum...she did and it is over.

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Response to angrychair (Reply #6)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 06:52 AM

29. Is that the metric you want to use?...

What percentage of Colorado Democrats voted for Bernie?

Sanders votes: 72,846
Registered Democrats: 934,818

72,846 / 934,818 = 7.8%

http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/VoterRegNumbers/2016/March/VotersByPartyStatus.pdf


Therefore, 11 out of 12 registered Democrats did not vote for Bernie in Colorado.




Sid

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 03:30 AM

7. No, we should be cheering Trump on.

Cruz would be both more likely to win and worse as president. For now, we should be trying to encourage Trump, not stop him.

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Response to Donald Ian Rankin (Reply #7)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 06:35 AM

22. Are you nuts?

I grew up in the East...Trump is an awful person and probably crazy.

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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #22)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 06:50 AM

28. Cruz is sane and decent? Trump is no worse and in areas probably better than the theocratic wing

of the batshit insane party.

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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #22)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 11:59 AM

31. Which would you rather the Republicans nominated?

An awful person who is obviously probably crazy and hence likely to lose, or an even more awful and less obviously crazy person who is more likely to win.

It's too soon to be confident, but Trump may well be the best thing to happen to the Democrats since Goldwater.

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 03:36 AM

8. In your dreams.

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 03:42 AM

9. and it appears that a Democrat will win the Democratic nomination

And I hope the Democratic Socialists build a Party to run candidates in 2018.

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Response to SleeplessinSoCal (Reply #9)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 03:44 AM

10. Yeah maybe it can be as successful as the Reform Party ...

Where have they been lately? Lol

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Response to nolawarlock (Reply #10)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 04:04 AM

11. Let's see...

Self-declared democrats, 29% of the vote. Good luck winning the extra 22%.

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Response to frustrated_lefty (Reply #11)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 04:21 AM

12. I like our numbers.

And if a core audience of Bernie was never going to vote for any other candidate anyway, why did we lose?

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Response to frustrated_lefty (Reply #11)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 06:36 AM

23. Good luck

Surviving a GOP presidency ...if you do and of course you would have the added joy of knowing you helped bring it about.

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 04:36 AM

13. and is still a long way to convention

 

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 04:40 AM

14. ....

 



don't hold your breath waiting for us to "unite."

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 05:03 AM

15. Unite to stop "the criminally insane Republican Party."

Good message, JaneyVee. We can understand if some aren't quite ready to move on, of course.

Frankly, I don't trust what a predatory, very inadequately principled press might choose to focus on if we don't offer them a "horse race." If Bernie would replace the recent desperation-time ramped-up allegations of corruption with his previous inspiring progressive action messages, his continuing campaign would probably be a very helpful contribution to stopping the GOP.

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Response to Hortensis (Reply #15)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 05:08 AM

17. Agree

People need time to get back on track. No sense rushing it; it won't do any good.

I also agree that Bernie could be an asset to the Democratic Party if he cuts out the negative campaigning and sticks to his income inequality message.

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Response to auntpurl (Reply #17)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 06:40 AM

25. Sorry too late

He needs to get out of the race. His surrogates will not stop the attacks...and maybe that is OK with him...I don't know. It is not OK with me. STOP HELPING THE GOP BERNIE AND SUPPORTERS!!!!!

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Response to Hortensis (Reply #15)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 06:38 AM

24. Same thing they always focus on

Trump and Trump and Trump...they barely discussed the Democratic nomination...except Todd said Bernie needs to stop the attacks or get out.

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 06:30 AM

19. Thank God

I am a ready to work on beating the GOP...we always say this is the most important election in a generation but with a fragile economy,health care, five possible picks for the Supremes, LGBT rights on the line, immigration and the never ending wars...not to mention Donald Trump with his finger on the nuke button...this truly is the most important election in a generation.

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 06:46 AM

27. I like the don t and then don't.

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Apr 20, 2016, 06:54 AM

30. DU rec...



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