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Democrats Having Second Thoughts About Convention In NC(It is all falling apart for the Democrats!)
National Journal ^ | May 10, 2012 | George E. Condon Jr.

Posted on 05/10/2012 12:22:21 PM PDT by AmonAmarth

Democrats who already were queasy about the site of their national convention could be excused after Tuesday's election in North Carolina if they asked, "Tell me again just why we're going to Charlotte this year?" In fact, many Democrats privately are asking exactly that after the state's voters overwhelmingly approved a measure outlawing not just same-sex marriage -- which already was illegal in North Carolina -- but also any form of civil unions. Almost immediately after the vote, more than 20,000 people signed a "move the convention" petition being pushed by a New York group called Gay Marriage USA. And Twitter accounts lit up with hundreds of angry tweets demanding the party pull out of Charlotte.


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KEYWORDS: corruption; democratcorruption; democrats; dnc
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Hehehe.. Democrats are starting to implode
1 posted on 05/10/2012 12:22:24 PM PDT by AmonAmarth
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To: AmonAmarth

I wonder how many millions it will cost them to back out and find new accomodations at this late date. Hee Hee.


2 posted on 05/10/2012 12:24:22 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Rush: If Ward Churchill had a daughter, she’d look like Elizabeth Warren.)
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To: AmonAmarth

Come to NC dems, have a gay old time!!!


3 posted on 05/10/2012 12:25:49 PM PDT by FlipWilson
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

They can probably muscle their way into Chicago for some under the table promises for “free”.


4 posted on 05/10/2012 12:26:00 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: AmonAmarth

Watching the Democrats meltdown in progress. Get the popcorn ready.


5 posted on 05/10/2012 12:26:29 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: AmonAmarth

As a resident of NC, I wholeheartedly endorse the idea of them taking their filth and slime elsewhere. Good riddance.


6 posted on 05/10/2012 12:26:39 PM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: AmonAmarth

“Tell me again just why we’re going to Charlotte this year?”

Tell me again just why liberals are always filled with vitriol and hate toward those they have honest disagreements with?


7 posted on 05/10/2012 12:26:39 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Burning the Quran is a waste of perfectly good fire.)
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To: AmonAmarth

Last I heard, the election was going to come down to one group of people in one county in NC...

I guess that’s out the window now.


8 posted on 05/10/2012 12:26:58 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

I suggest this place:
http://www.provincetowntourismoffice.org/


9 posted on 05/10/2012 12:27:00 PM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: NEMDF

Chicago . . .

1968 . . .

I like it!


10 posted on 05/10/2012 12:27:08 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Journalists first; then lawyers.)
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To: AmonAmarth

Given the high likelyhood of OWS (Obama’s Whiney Supporters) related riots, does any city really want the DNC?


11 posted on 05/10/2012 12:28:17 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The United States of America, a banana republic since 1913)
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The should move it to Des Moines... and have the ousted Iowa Supreme Court Justices as headline guests... < /sarc>


12 posted on 05/10/2012 12:28:22 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (Willard Romney, purveyor of the world's finest bullmitt. | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: Arm_Bears

Only if they bring back Mayor Daley....at least he did some good back then.


13 posted on 05/10/2012 12:28:27 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

The truth does not favor liberalism.
Having to defend the indefensible is pretty hard on a person.


14 posted on 05/10/2012 12:28:52 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: AmonAmarth

Cleveland pushed hard for the Democrat convention and putting the convention there sould have done well for the Democrats possibly taking Ohio.

Now they are in a Southern state that is very homophobic and NON-UNION. Good job a-holes!


15 posted on 05/10/2012 12:28:57 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: RightOnline
As a person with extended family in both Carolina's, I share your sentiment. Maybe we should all sign the petition and send them packing to Martha's Vineyard or San Fransicko.
16 posted on 05/10/2012 12:29:50 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: AmonAmarth

I suggest a site about 500 miles DUE EAST of Charlotte...


17 posted on 05/10/2012 12:30:27 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: AmonAmarth

Boycott that puppy!!! Maybe Humpy Wheeler will stop embarrassing himself by trying to get NASCAR fans to donate 40 million dollars to pay for the commie ‘RATS’ “convention” there.


18 posted on 05/10/2012 12:32:25 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life. - Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas)
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To: AmonAmarth

It’s a race to the bottom/collapse between both the Dems and the GOPs. I just hope the Dems get there first.


19 posted on 05/10/2012 12:32:57 PM PDT by OB1kNOb (The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty. - Prov 22:3)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
Funny. The irony if they do move, is that Charlotte probably is friendly toward homosexuals even if the rest of the state is not. But hey, once you decide to live or die by pimping special interests, it's too late to think straight.
20 posted on 05/10/2012 12:33:00 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: AmonAmarth

LOL the Commie left is defeated. They are giving up on NC, they lose NC, they lose the election. It won’t matter how many dead people and illegals they get to vote for them, they KNOW they are going down in November!


21 posted on 05/10/2012 12:33:32 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: NEMDF

You know, they would probably do that.
Rahm rules Chicago.
Isn’t the gov of NC a big lib dim?
Bet she will be really feeling the love if her party pulls out of her state and leaves them high and dry.
And you know they have already budgeted in all the tax revenue they would take in from the Convention.

Bet there is a lot of begging going on about now.


22 posted on 05/10/2012 12:34:33 PM PDT by Texas resident (November 6 - Vote Against obama)
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To: dfwgator
Only if they bring back Mayor Daley....at least he did some good back then.

However this time the Secret Service will be protecting the commie punk from the Chicago police.

23 posted on 05/10/2012 12:36:23 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: AmonAmarth

Maybe Hollyweird would be a good place. Then the President could go practice gay marriage with his constituents.


24 posted on 05/10/2012 12:36:31 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: FlipWilson

I’m thinking San Francisco would be a good place for them to have it.


25 posted on 05/10/2012 12:36:35 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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some clown of a mayor like Emmanuel or Bloomers will force the local convention center to cancel their current obligation and give the DNC a discount..


26 posted on 05/10/2012 12:37:08 PM PDT by newnhdad (Where will you be during the Election Riots of 2012/2013?)
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To: AmonAmarth

They can hold it at a rest-stop mens room at this point.


27 posted on 05/10/2012 12:38:34 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (If case you are wondering, I'm STILL supporting Newt.)
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To: US Navy Vet

I dunno if you’ve ever been to P-town, but it’s really small. We used to spend a couple of weeks every summer in my mother’s aunt’s place in Truro, next down to the south. There isn’t much in Truro except beachs and shacks, so we’d go to Truro for tourist stuff.

I’ve been to P-town lots of times and it was pleasant, the fags were colorful, but not militant or unpleasant. It used to be about 50/50 fags and summer tourists. (Fags is what they called themselves, btw.)


28 posted on 05/10/2012 12:38:55 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Rush: If Ward Churchill had a daughter, she’d look like Elizabeth Warren.)
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To: AmonAmarth
Hehehe.. Democrats are starting to implode

Agree. The party seems to be in complete disarray. It's going to be another 20 years before they decide anything again.

29 posted on 05/10/2012 12:39:29 PM PDT by ILS21R (John Locke: When the social contract is broken, the people must revolt.)
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To: Keith in Iowa

Hey now, keep these scum out of Des Moines. WE don’t want them.


30 posted on 05/10/2012 12:40:34 PM PDT by Jack Burton007 (This is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and I'm talkin' to whoever's listenin' out there.)
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To: AmonAmarth
Maybe they should consider San Francisco where they can feel the love and Nancy Pelosi can welcome them to a like minded district.
31 posted on 05/10/2012 12:41:36 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: NEMDF

You’re right. It’s not like they really need much. Just a stage, some Greek columns and a teleprompter. Voila, convention site!


32 posted on 05/10/2012 12:43:45 PM PDT by Waryone
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To: hinckley buzzard

I’ve spent lots of time in the Carolinas, and people there are not much different than in Massachusetts or anywhere else. For the most part, homosexuals who behave civilly will be welcomed in the Carolinas or almost anyplace outside of the Caliphate. Heterosexuals who act like jackasses will not be welcomed anywhere.


33 posted on 05/10/2012 12:43:54 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Rush: If Ward Churchill had a daughter, she’d look like Elizabeth Warren.)
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To: AmonAmarth

I hear HAVANNA has enough convention space available that week.


34 posted on 05/10/2012 12:45:04 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

I suggest the Greek island of Lesbos. Appropriate on two counts.


35 posted on 05/10/2012 12:45:44 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: tcrlaf

Cuber ain’t exactly paradise for gays.


36 posted on 05/10/2012 12:46:24 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: RightOnline

As a SC Upstate resident, I also agree these slimy creatures should go where they feel comfortable. How about Detroit, or
Chicago?


37 posted on 05/10/2012 12:46:39 PM PDT by bytesmith
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To: AmonAmarth
1)Move Dem convention to San Francisco.

2)Disconnect Bay Area from mainland United States and set it floating out to sea.

Wave bye-bye.

38 posted on 05/10/2012 12:46:54 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: SampleMan

Who are you suggesting is a votary of Sappho?


39 posted on 05/10/2012 12:48:23 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Rush: If Ward Churchill had a daughter, she’d look like Elizabeth Warren.)
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To: AmonAmarth
I sure hope they decide to relocate it. Not just because of the huge expense that will be incurred by the DNC, the planning committee and virtually every media outlet, but also because of the message it sends to the voters. ‘You will do things our way, or we will punish you.’

This isn't a ‘we agree to disagree’ type response. It is a ‘our way or the highway’ type moment and will be a dramatic reminder that liberals are the party that blocks compromise - they do not consider a compromise to be anything other than full capitulation to their way of thinking.

Hundreds of hours of free coverage of the convention by local media will be out the window if they up and move away from this battleground state. And where are they going? To a state that didn't vote to amend their constitutions to keep politicians from re-defining the word marriage? Like... California? Oh, right, this left coast bastion did the same thing.

Well, those Nancy Pelosi hicks can cross themselves off of the tolerance list of acceptable places to hold a convention. Surely there's some place in the nation where the people have voted for the word marriage to be changed to mean something else...right?

Pack up the bags, DNC, move the convention, and dig yourselves a hole.

40 posted on 05/10/2012 12:49:15 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: kingu

Think about this.

After three years of the dim party ruling against the will of the American people, there are not many places where they would be welcome.

Add to that all the economic damage the Party would be doing to a democrat lead state by pulling out.

Seems like baraq has really put the Party in a difficult position. Bet they are appreciative after all the water carrying they have been doing for him. Hope they pay him back somehow.


41 posted on 05/10/2012 12:55:08 PM PDT by Texas resident (November 6 - Vote Against obama)
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To: AmonAmarth

They shouldn’t have any trouble finding an alternative location. There are 56 other states to choose from, after all.


42 posted on 05/10/2012 1:00:02 PM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Texas resident
Isn’t the gov of NC a big lib dim?

She already decided not to run for re-election this year.

"For the good of the..." etc etc etc, spin it however you'd like. Reality? She was going to get her head handed to her in a bag by the electorate.

43 posted on 05/10/2012 1:06:46 PM PDT by wbill
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To: Texas resident
After three years of the dim party ruling against the will of the American people, there are not many places where they would be welcome.

They should hold it in Washington DC. After all, that's the home of the Democrat's true constituency.

44 posted on 05/10/2012 1:10:00 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: AmonAmarth

Looks like the Democrats have decided to divide-and-conquer themselves.


45 posted on 05/10/2012 1:10:58 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Do I really need a sarcasm tag? Seriously? You're that dense?)
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To: AmonAmarth
but also any form of civil unions

I believe that is incorrect. Did not the Amendment allow for contractural relationships, the essence (npi) of a civil union?

46 posted on 05/10/2012 1:27:20 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Chen Guangcheng: Gutsy call, Obama /UltraMegaDrippingSarc)
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To: FlipWilson

Charlotte is the Queen City after all....


47 posted on 05/10/2012 1:33:08 PM PDT by Kozak (The means of defence against foreign danger, have been always the instruments of tyranny at home JM)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Quick, every state pass a one man/one woman marriage amendment.


48 posted on 05/10/2012 1:37:24 PM PDT by taterjay
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To: AmonAmarth

NC isn’t going for Obama this time!


49 posted on 05/10/2012 1:41:47 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words!-Sam Adams)
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To: AmonAmarth

MOVE IT TO ASHEVILLE - THEY LOVE YOU GUYS THERE.


50 posted on 05/10/2012 1:41:56 PM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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