Reader's Guide to the Presidential Primary News & Discussion Center
I'm starting this because I can't remember how far back the explanation on Texas delegate allocation was. (will continue later, haven't found texas info yet-yeah, I could ask, but I was trying to be self sufficient somewhat.)
Page 1: January 1, polls for early races; Huckabee and Obama win in Iowa; Obama's VP?
Page 2: "Ron Paul is the only electable Republican"; Chuckabee; Clinton was 3rd in Iowa; Obama's Iowa speech; the Giuliani strategy
Page 3: MI and FL disenfranchisment & the party machine; Assasination PTSD; Fred Thompson; Congressional alignment
Page 4: Constitution bars Bill Clinton from VP; NH results (Jan 8); Bloomberg running Independent?; " It's what Elliot Spitzer will run on when he eventually runs for President"
Page 5: Clinton leading NH after down 10 pts in polls; "So did Hillary win because she cried? "; Democrat turnout; independent spoilers
Page 6: Crying politicians; MI rep 1/2 delegats; Richardson out; Regional political flavors; a republican debate; where do delegates come from? McCain jumps to front of pack in national polls
Page 7: "after seeing Hillary cry I just felt she could use my support"; Rep infighting; define "liberal" and "conservative" etc. ; Mitt's non-winability; Obama muslim emails;
Page 8: Third party? Clinton discounts MLK's importance; Obama says she was not racist, just government-centric; MI Hatrackers describe their decisions; race politics; "what we need to do is to amend the Constitution so it's in God's standards" -Huckabee; Hillary spanks Uncommitted by 15 pts
Page 9: Romney wins MI, on to SC; look ahead at conventions; media myth-spinnery; Hillary sues NV union over caucus site
Page 10: Nevada, hispanics and the west ; Delay blasts McCain; Senoj links to delegate allocation; Paul 2nd in NV, SC kingmaker?; define "Neocon"; Thompson and Hunter drop out (Jan 20) ...
Page 25: Potomac Primaries; Obama moving on to McCain; Which Dem has more votes; Clinton's Latino Campaign Manager resigns
Page 26: Feb 14, what about Wisconsin; 100 years in Iraq; debates; CIA Torture vote
Page 27: Romney to endorse McCain, but wouldn't it be cool if...; Kerry and Gore endorsements, punctuation of $
Page 39: NAFTA; pollster.com; How can anyone still believe Obama is Muslim?
Page 40: March 4 results (OH, RI, TX, VT); Clinton's speech that implies McCain is a better choice than Obama; Huckabee steps aside
Page 41: "The democrats haven't shot themselves in the foot yet. It is more like they are standing there with a gun against the foot, finger on the trigger, saying "this is going to be awesome." -scholar; Also, Ron Paul = never say die!
Page 42: Lyrhawn lists remaining primaries after 3/5; FL and MI redos?; Samantha Powers on Hardtalk
Page 43: Define "unfair"; Samantha Powers resigns over "monster" remark (3/7); Ron Paul = probably not
Page 44: Israel, China, UN; 3 a.m. call ad features Obama supporter; Mississippi primary 3/11; If Obama was a white man, deedle deedle dig-a dig-a dig-a dum... ; Sinbad outs Hillary's Bosnia sniper story;
Page 45: Hillary's No. Ireland Peace claim "a wee bit silly"; FL mail-in mulligan?; Dem End Game spreadsheet (which I need to update); Mississippi results; California tally boosts Obama by 8
Page 46: Obama's campaign commentary on Clinton memo; Dream ticket; Ron Paul might still win, if McCain dies or pulls an Eliot Spitzer; somehow we miss Ferarro resigning (probably it's own thread) because now Wright resigns; General election projections; McCain VP; are Republicans responsible for Clinton's wins?
Page 47: Obama's speech on race, Clinton still ready on day one; the Onion's candidate profiles; McCain on Ira[q]n
Page 48: (3/20) Wright's comments revisted; Bill Richardson endorses Obama
Page 49: Shadow banking, Richardson called "Judas" (Happy Easter!); Someone make it stop (the Clinton Campaign)
Page 50: What if Clinton's financial backers told her to quit; Clinton wrestles Bin Laden ; Clinton poisoning well? ; folks who would only vote for Obama; Wowbagger says we're bashing Clinton.
Page 51: 20 Clinton backers send gag letter to Pelosi; Clinton's polls hit new lows; Clinton's flip flop on MI and FL; Superdelegate 101; McCain defends Obama; West wing parallels?
Page 52: Which rock did Bush pull Cheney out from under?; Professor Obama; Wowbagger defends Clinton, Resh threatens to punch his screen; Obama says Clinton should stay in race
Page 53: Bush booed throwing ball on opening day (3/30); Clinton out of money?; all pretense of civility breaks down on hatrack
Page 54: Porn!=prostitution?; Clinton says Lewinsky off limits; Clinton claims the Balboa mantle, intelligentsia snicker; Does Obama take oil money?
Page 55: (4/3) No one takes Christian white guys seriously; Another debate; FL delegates to be seated after all?; Mark Penn meets with Columbian officials; Who is to blame for FL/MI delegatelessness?
New updates for pp. 1-10, including a strangely prescient quote on Elliot Spitzer.
Maybe I'm super paranoid, but I wonder about the timing of the Spitzer Scandal, and who stood to gain, and I'm thinking of the Bear-Stearns bailout - which was a major shift in Federal Reserve Policy. Eh, I dunno. Better start putting that beer bottle on my doorknob at night.
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