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Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by NaasPreacher (C4K), Nov 9, 2006.

  1. NaasPreacher (C4K)

    NaasPreacher (C4K) Well-Known Member

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    how little the voting irregularities are being talked about this time around.

    Could it be cause the Dems won this time?
     
  2. Inadequate in Myself

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    Of course not, it is because the voting referendums that went through after the last election worked :laugh: . The stage was set of course for such discussions with all the early morning stories Tuesday of problems with voting machines and the new ID requirements.
     
  3. Magnetic Poles

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    Actually, the problems in Denver are being talked about extensively in the media. Not enough machines, major glitches, lines that lasted for hours. There is also coverage of threatening phone calls to encourage african-americans to stay home on election day. To say it is not being covered is selective reading.

    For example http://www.denverpost.com/ci_4627077

    BTW, this probably disenfranchised more Democrats than Republicans, since Denver is definitely a "blue" city.
     
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    carpro Well-Known Member

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    I noticed that as well. I believe you have it right.:laugh:
     
  5. Inadequate in Myself

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    Thanks for the info. Being in England, I only have access to national media outlets. Though I am not a conspiracy person, I do think there is an overall difference in the national tone concerning the outcome this time than other elections since 2000.
     
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    carpro Well-Known Member

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    Certainly.

    The "poor losers" and whiners won.
     
  7. Bro. Curtis

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    There aren't many whining, but Montana had bunches of problems getting votes in. I heard of long waits, trouble with machines, long drives to get votes to be counted.

    No intimidation, no hacking reports, certainly no accusations of fraud & stolen elections, like I said on another thread, I'm proud of how the voters have acted, for the most part.

    Also, I see very little in-your-face, ball spiking, poor sportsmanship from the winning side, again, for the most part.

    Things have been pretty civil.
     
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    carpro Well-Known Member

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    So far.

    Evidently Republicans aren't as prone to whining and crying foul when they lose as democrats are.
     
  9. Scott J

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    Notably it is the Dems who are opposed to all measures intended to secure the integrity of elections yet it is they who want to dispute results that don't go their way. Poll watchers are considered intimidators by simply being there.

    The Republicans lost. There was probably no more fraud than usual... and that on the whole always favors Dems. There are far more areas that are exclusively controlled by county Dems than county GOP. They aren't necessarily more dishonest. They just have more opportunity with more situations with checks and balances.
     
  10. Martin

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    BINGO

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  11. DeeJay

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    With the exception of the threatening phone calls all those problems are logistical and without intention to sway the vote. You said in another thread "Diebold delivered" meaning that GWB won because Diebold riged the computers.

    Do you still think Diebold riged the computers? Did Diebold change partys and cheat for the Dems? Why is nobody calling for a recount, charging the computers were hacked, etc?
     
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    Please point out where I said that...I honestly don't remember saying it. But I do think there were irregularities in Ohio with the voting that caused it to swing to Bush in '04.
     
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    Of course you do.:rolleyes:
     
  14. Scott J

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    Maybe like ACORN efforts, huh? There is objective proof that this group put thousands of phantom voters on the books so that they could stuff the ballot box for Dems.

    All the Dems have are ambiguous theories and accusations. What constitutes "intimidation" btw? Issuing death threats? What exactly are these calls saying that's so scary that a qualified voter would be afraid to go to the polls?
     
  15. DeeJay

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    I apologise. After looking again, it was Daisy that said that.

    I get you lefties confused. I cant even make a left hand turn in my car with out thinking about Magnetic Poles :tongue3:
     
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    :laugh: At least I am in your thoughts. Happy to be in there somewhere! :thumbs:
     
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    Hey, that ain't fair! I'm more to the left than he is!:tongue3:
     
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    Nope . . . it is because the dem's did not get caught this time . . .

    every since they lost in the graveyard . . . the smear machine of the repubs has been unusually quiet . . .

     
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    Then that might be a u-turn instead of a left turn . . .

    :saint:

     
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    Come on you guys, when the whole election comes down to one state, of which your brother so happens to be Govenor, and we throw out votes in Dem areas because of the chad vs. dimple so you didn't vote right rule???

    They showed one lady who took a nail to the poll. She said she wanted to be sure they knew who she was voting for if they had those ballots again.
     
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