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Democrats bicker as they try to heal[Obama FL fin. chair sends obscenity-laced email toHil activist]
Miami Herald ^ | June 14, 2008

Posted on 06/14/2008 12:08:12 PM PDT by John Jorsett

Florida Democrats will gather Saturday night in Hollywood looking for unity after one of the most fractious primary seasons ever.

But just two weeks after Democrats thought they had mostly put the debacle over Florida's delegates behind them, party faithful are bickering over who will get to attend the national convention in Denver in August.

The back-and-forth was mostly conducted behind the scenes -- until party activist Jon Ausman sent a blast e-mail late Thursday featuring obscenity-laced excerpts of e-mails he received from Kirk Wagar, Barack Obama's finance chairman for Florida. Wagar's e-mails rip Ausman -- and the state's top Democrat, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, who had backed Hillary Clinton but supported Obama after he became the presumptive nominee.

The highlights of Wagar's e-mail: ``You [Ausman] f---ed us. We are dealing with it. You need to accept the fact that you f---ed us.''

And of Nelson: ``I am getting very sick of Nelson making a bad situation worse.''

Wagar promptly responded with an e-mail apologizing for the profanity but suggesting Ausman had used ''out of context snippets'' from ''ongoing and sometimes heated arguments'' the two had. He also said he had not maligned Nelson. He said Friday that he had ''made a mistake'' but hoped those who know him ``know my passion is for the right thing and not self-interest.''

At issue is the Obama campaign's desire to name some of its loyalists as delegates, replacing others who are committed to Obama but were picked by state party insiders.

Josh Earnest, spokesman for the campaign, said he expected any hard feelings to vanish before November, ``that a minor dispute over hotel rooms in Denver pales in comparison to the significance of the issues in dispute at this election.''

Obama's campaign plans to train some 400 volunteers this weekend in what it has said is one of the biggest mobilization efforts the state has seen; the Republican Party of Florida will be running a statewide voter registration drive this weekend, targeting, among others, Hispanics in South Florida.

The Democratic delegate spat comes as the party seeks to heal wounds that emerged between the Obama and Clinton camps over seating of the state's delegation. Two weeks ago, the Democratic National Committee agreed to seat the entire delegation -- with a half-vote for each -- at the convention. Clinton, who won the Florida primary, had pushed to seat all the delegates.

The state party announced that Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, a fervent Clinton supporter who quickly endorsed Obama, would headline the party's Jefferson-Jackson dinner Saturday at the Westin Diplomat to ``help bring our party together once and for all.''

State Rep. Dan Gelber, a Miami Beach Democrat and Obama supporter, said he expects the dispute will be but a ``blip.''

''We're a highly charged party transitioning from a contentious primary to a general election,'' Gelber said. ``This is a blip that will be forgotten moments after it's written about.''

And Nelson brushed off the dispute, a spokesman said, calling it ``much ado about nothing.''


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: fl2008; hillary; obama

1 posted on 06/14/2008 12:08:12 PM PDT by John Jorsett
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To: John Jorsett

Kum-bai-yah, my Lord, kum-bai-yah ...


2 posted on 06/14/2008 12:09:54 PM PDT by John Jorsett (scam never sleeps)
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To: John Jorsett
Classy. A taste of what is to come if Obama and his racist cohorts take the White House.
3 posted on 06/14/2008 12:18:31 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (If Hillary is elected, her legacy will be telling the American people: Better put some ice on that.)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe

OC


4 posted on 06/14/2008 12:25:46 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U
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To: John Jorsett

More trash techniques from Barack Hussein Obama supporters.

Twit will not win the state of Florida, period.


5 posted on 06/14/2008 12:26:22 PM PDT by Baladas (n)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe
A taste of what is to come if Obama and his racist cohorts take the White House.

Try to get some sleep thinking about the entire security apparatus of the United States in the hands of a terrorist sympathizer and the traitors he will appoint.

6 posted on 06/14/2008 12:26:35 PM PDT by Stentor (Obama supporters. Letting the little void do the thinking for the big void.)
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To: John Jorsett

Typical Obama Jerks Excuse!:

You are a racist because You took my Rants out of context!
When is somebody going to tell Obamanation, Osama Bin Ladin’s Love Child, that Words have Meaning!


7 posted on 06/14/2008 12:28:50 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot (God Bless America and The Republicans)
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To: John Jorsett

This is going to be hard to do. BHO has a bunch of Dem. outsiders on his potential team. They will reorder power in DC, and leave a big group of Clintonites marginalized.

Knowing how mature and professional we know those folks are,(/s) I think it can be safely said that there will be civil war within their party for years to come.

So far, no real olive branches have been seen from BHO. They know they don’t need the old party to win, and they want to be free from the luggage they bring.


8 posted on 06/14/2008 12:30:39 PM PDT by Wiseghy ("You want to break this army? Then break your word to it.")
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To: John Jorsett

aww....wheres teh lub?


9 posted on 06/14/2008 12:32:35 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Islam: Imagine a clown car.........with guns.)
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To: John Jorsett

UNDER THE BUS WITH THE REST OF THEM!


10 posted on 06/14/2008 12:38:50 PM PDT by cake_crumb (Terrorist organizations worldwide endorse Obama.)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe
"Classy. A taste of what is to come if Obama and his racist cohorts take the White House. "

It's nothing new. He's been doing the exact same thing throughout his entire campaign for president....beginning in 2004.

11 posted on 06/14/2008 12:40:36 PM PDT by cake_crumb (Terrorist organizations worldwide endorse Obama.)
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To: Wiseghy
"They will reorder power in DC, and leave a big group of Clintonites marginalized."

I, for one, would ally with them if our goals could be made to coincide. You can never have too much firepower.

12 posted on 06/14/2008 12:41:54 PM PDT by cake_crumb (Terrorist organizations worldwide endorse Obama.)
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To: Baladas
Twit will not win the state of Florida, period.

Maybe Obama can petition the Supreme Court to limit Florida's electoral college delegates to half votes.

13 posted on 06/14/2008 12:43:57 PM PDT by Mojave
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To: John Jorsett

I peeked in at DU during the primary debacle, and the Obamatrons were ruthless. They called Hillary every name in the book. Most of the Hillary supporters left the site from what I read because they got tired of the Obama supporters attitudes.


14 posted on 06/14/2008 12:45:25 PM PDT by dawn53
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To: John Jorsett
State Rep. Dan Gelber, a Miami Beach Democrat and Obama supporter, said he expects the dispute will be but a ``blip.’’ “

It's a “blip” like how Al Quaeda’s hatred of America is a “blip”
This fight Clinton/Obama fight is going on to November and long after that. The bad feelings and angst will be there even in in the 2012 elections.
Huurrrayy!

15 posted on 06/14/2008 12:46:36 PM PDT by KevinJohnson
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To: John Jorsett
The new bugaboo "out of context snippets"

Headline:

Prosecutors used out of context snippets of killer's confession
Judge dismisses all charges against confessed murderer

16 posted on 06/14/2008 1:02:06 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: cake_crumb

Yikes! He’s gonna need a awfully big bus at this stage of the game! He’s thrown practically everybody he knows under it!


17 posted on 06/14/2008 1:19:58 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Obamamaniacs idiot's one and all !)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe

I still have a nice pair of duelling pistols in the gun safe.Maybe the jerks would like to settle this in that fine old Southern tradition.


18 posted on 06/14/2008 1:38:51 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (168 grains of instant conflict resolution)
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To: John Jorsett

It ain’t really bickering unless and until someone gets killed.
Love to see the N.A.G.s take on the blacks in a fight.


19 posted on 06/14/2008 1:41:11 PM PDT by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: dawn53
"Most of the Hillary supporters left the site from what I read because they got tired of the Obama supporters attitudes"

Sounds like FR and the Borderbots.

20 posted on 06/14/2008 1:44:44 PM PDT by cake_crumb (Terrorist organizations worldwide endorse Obama.)
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To: John Jorsett

Jon Ausman: moniker “Sammi1953.”

Sammi1953 lists himself as “A 52 year old straight switch male from North, Florida, United States.”

“switch male” - “a person who can assume both the dominant and submissive role in sado-masochistic scenarios.”


21 posted on 06/14/2008 1:45:47 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: John Jorsett

DNC member Jon Ausman of Tallahassee, a veteran campaign strategist, endorsed Kucinich.

Ausman, who was a John Kerry supporter when Kucinich ran in 2004

******

Jon Ausman, a superdelegate from Florida

Tallahassee Democratic activist Jon Ausman - the man at the center of the fight to reinstate Florida’s presidential nominating convention delegates

Ausman, a state employee


22 posted on 06/14/2008 1:48:44 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: John Jorsett

Jon Ausman, the dean of Florida’s Democratic National Committee delegation

Ausman, a longtime Bill and Hillary Clinton supporter who said his house is adorned with “gobs of pictures” of himself with the Clintons


23 posted on 06/14/2008 1:49:58 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: True Republican Patriot

HATRED FOR WHITES:
.

From Dreams of My Father, “ I FOUND A SOLACE IN NURSING A PERVASIVE SENSE OF GRIEVANCE AND ANIMOSITY AGAINST MY MOTHER’S RACE”.

From ‘Dreams of my Father’, “THE EMOTION BETWEEN THE RACES COULD NEVER BE PURE...THE OTHER RACE WOULD ALWAYS REMAIN JUST THAT; MENACING, ALIEN AND APART.”

From ‘Dreams of My Father’,
“I CEASED TO ADVERTISE MY MOTHER’S RACE AT THE AGE OF 12 OR 13, WHEN I BEGAN TO SUSPECT THAT BY DOING SO I WAS INGRATIATING MYSELF TO WHITES.”

From Dreams Of My Father, “NEVER EMULATE THE WHITE MEN and brown men whose fates didn’t speak to my own. IT WAS INTO MY FATHER’S IMAGE, THE BLACK MAN, SON OF AFRICA, THAT I’D PACKED ALL THE ATTRIBUTES I SOUGHT IN MYSELF”.

From Dreams Of My Father:
“THAT HATE HADN’T GONE AWAY,” he wrote, BLAMING “WHITE PEOPLE— some cruel, some IGNORANT, sometimes a single face, sometimes just a faceless image of a system claiming power over our lives.”

From Dreams Of My Father;
“There were enough of us on campus to constitute a tribe, and when it came to hanging out many of us chose to function like a tribe, staying close together, traveling in packs,” he wrote. “IT REMAINED NECESSARY TO PROVE WHICH SIDE YOU WERE ON, TO SHOW YOUR LOYALTY TO THE BLACK MASSES, TO STRIKE OUT, AND NAME NAMES. “

From Dreams Of My Father, “I HAD GROWN ACCUSTOMED , everywhere, TO SUSPICIONS BETWEEN THE RACES.”
http://www.examiner.com/a-
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LOVE OF ISLAM
.
Quote from Barack Obama’s book, Dreams Of My Father:
“THE PERSON WHO MADE ME PROUDEST OF ALL, though, was [HALF BROTHER ] ROY .. HE CONVERTED TO ISLAM” .

From ‘Dreams of my Father’, “IN INDONESIA, I HAD SPENT TWO YEARS AT A MUSLIM SCHOOL.”
“I STUDIED THE KORAN.”

From ‘Audacity of Hope: “LOLO (Obama’s step father) FOLLOWED .. ISLAM...” “I LOOKED TO LOLO FOR GUIDANCE”.

From ‘The Audacity Of Hope, “I WILL STAND WITH THE MUSLIMS SHOULD THE POLITICAL WINDS SHIFT IN AN UGLY DIRECTION.”

From The Audacity Of Hope, “WE ARE NO LONGER just A CHRISTIAN NATION..We ARE also a Jewish nation, A MUSLIM NATION, a Buddhist nation, a Hindu nation, and a nation of nonbelievers.”

http://www.examiner.com/a-534540~Can_a_past_of_Islam_change_the_path_to_president_for_Obama_.html?cid=dc-article-obama
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http://www.examiner.com/a-536474~_Trapped_between_two_worlds_.html
.


24 posted on 06/14/2008 2:15:27 PM PDT by patriot08
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To: John Jorsett

Kirk Wagar: “Whew! That’s the last time I’ll include comments from the dailycuss site in an e-mail!” :)


25 posted on 06/15/2008 5:40:00 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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