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Confluence Jeopardy

You remember the classic TV game show  Jeopardy.   The contestants were given the answer, and had to come up with the right question. 

Now, many of us wonder why the MSM fails to ask important questions even when the answers are staring them in the face.   So here is your chance to play Confluence Jeopardy.  Ask the questions Tweety and Timmeh and Rachel Maddow and Wolf Blitzer refuse to ask.

Here are a few examples to start you out:

The answer is: “Because I am a masochist, that’s why.”

The question is: “Why am I watching MSNBC after waking up at 5 a.m. and spending all day in court?”

The answer is: “It’s over.”

The question is: “How much longer can I continue to listen to Chris Matthews tell his guests and viewers that there is no way that superdelegates ‘can’t take the nomination away from Barack Obama’?”

The answer is: Because they said so.”

The question is: “How do the MSM pundits know that Hillary Clinton cannot possibly win the nomination?”

The answer is: “There will be rioting in the streets.”

The question is: “What did a guest on “Hardball” say would happen if superdelegates “take the nomination away from Obama” after he wins a majority of pledged delegates?”

The answer is:  “Nobody, silly.”

The question is: “How many guests on that program commented on the extortionist undertone of that statement?”

The answer is: “Crickets.”

The question is: “What was Chris Matthews’ response when another guest asked why no one was concerned about what female voters would do if Clinton were denied the nomination?” 

The answer is: “Welcome to my world.”

The question is: “What did Hillary Clinton say to Barack Obama after Obama declared on national television that he will not tolerate people being unfair or unflattering to his wife?”

The answer is: “Westminster Abbey, tomorrow.”

The question is: “Where and when do Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann plan to conduct the coronation of Barack Obama as the Democratic nominee?”

The answer is: “CNN, to show that Obama isn’t rushing to claim the nomination.”

The question is: “Which MSM outlet recently ran a clip of Obama telling a female reporter to ‘wait just a mnute, sweetie,’ and why?”

The answer is: “Sexism? What sexism?”

The question is: “Why didn’t CNN comment on the sexist nature of Obama’s comment to the female reporter?”

The answer is: “Kool-Aid.”

The question is: “Why do the MSM pundits accept Obama’s claim that he will obtain a majority of pledged delegates when they do not include delegates from MI or FLA?”

The answer is: “Felix Gaeta (IMHO).”

The question is: “Who will be revealed to be the 12th Cylon on Battlestar Galactica?”

So start playing now!   Post your “answer,” and wait for a fellow Confluentian to give you the “question.”  Oh, and have a mojito while you’re playing.  Or a Cosmopolitan.  Whatever works for you.

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Operation Turn Down Continues…

I found this post from Steve Corbett in the comments.

It’s A Turndown Day

Steve Corbett Reporting
corbett@wilknewsradio.com

Monday, May 19, 2008

“Operation Turndown” has no headquarters or mailing address. We offer no coffee mugs, bumper stickers or T-shirts for sale. You cannot contribute cash or deduct your investment in tomorrow from you federal income tax.

But “Operation Turndown” is no mirage.

The voice of a movement that got underway last week on WILK News Radio belongs to all Democrats who refuse to do as we’re told and vote for Barack Obama if he receives the party nomination for president.

If Obama’s the chosen one, we’re turning him down.

Count us out.

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Michelle Obama Speaks

On Good Morning America this morning, Michelle Obama denied that she is against having Hillary Clinton on the ticket with her husband.

“I think the world of Hillary Clinton, particularly as a woman…There is no way that I would say absolutely not to one of the most successful and powerful and groundbreaking women on this planet.”

Well isn’t that nice. Continue reading

Monday: You say you want a Revolution

The maddening thing about Florida and Michigan is that the DNC has been sitting on these two states all primary season, deliberately withholding their critical mass so that Barack Obama’s delegate count looks inflated. All season long, it has appeared that he was ahead. This was by design. It gave his campaign the advantage of looking like an unstoppable force of nature and his supporters a million different ways of talking about the math, not the map.

But it *is* the MAP, not the math that counts here. Because without that critical mass of Florida and Michigan, every other vote from a state that went for Clinton doesn’t count. The DNC lowered the bar for the anti-Clinton candidate from 2210 delegates to 2025 by sitting on Florida and Michigan. It’s not just that Florida and Michigan have been disenfranchised, it’s ALL of the Clinton states including CA, NY, NJ, AZ, OH, TX, PA, IN, MA, NH, AR, NM, WV, TN, etc, etc. If you live in one of those states that went decisively for Clinton, your vote was just as much hostage as a vote in Florida and Michigan. It’s just one more insult to voters in a party where the primary process is more important than the people and where gaming the system leads to a predetermined outcome.

It’s one thing to get mad. But what can you do about it, you ask? What can one person do to make her vote count? Demand that Florida and Michigan be seated as is. The time for revotes has come and gone and Obama obstructed them anyway in order to maintain the perception of an insurmountable lead. He has forfeited any reasonable argument for less than full recognition. The voters of Florida and Michigan are innocent victims in all of the political shenanigans and so are we. See the links below to do what you can to bring Florida to a resolution or start a Revolution.

You wanna do even more? FDR has a rally…

Alright!!!

One other thing:  Some of you are getting a little PO’d about Obama’s use of the past tense when it comes to Hillary.  How many times do we need to go over this?  They are playing mind games, people.  Even if he does stupidly go in front of the cameras tomorrow night and crown himself king, he has to wait out the next three months because nothing is official until the balloons drop in Denver.  In the meantime, he’s going to be sweating bullets because *we* have something the DNC desperately wants. And they are not going to get it by continuing their bad behavior.  We all have choices.  You have a lot more power than you think. Now, turn off the news, re-register as an unaffiliated voter, send your old torn up registration card to Howard and Donna and send Hillary a ten spot.  Don’t make me come over there.  :-||