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Old 05-05-2008, 06:35 PM
 
Location: Jonquil City (aka Smyrna) Georgia- by Atlanta
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I am amazed that tolerant, progressive, intelligent, educated, liberals would be so hypocritical when it comes to their candidate winning. I absolutely guarantee you that if this were a Republican against a Democrat and votes were not being counted you would have an uproar. I guess we should expect as much. In the Democrat world votes only count if they are for your candidate. Such hypocrisy!
That is pure BS. Yes votes should be counted when they follow the RULES. Michigan and Florida did NOT follow the RULES and were told of the consequences of not doing so. Both Obama and Hillary AGREED with the RULES and the consequences.
If it were a Republican and the Democrats, having agreed that voting was limited to citizens over 18, started saying "Oh, we should count the votes of Permanent Residents, Illegal Aliens and children too", would not the Republican have every right to say NO because YOU AGREED TO THE RULES!
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Old 05-05-2008, 06:44 PM
 
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Why yes, yes she does. I think McCain and his Bush-remnant puppeteers still do, too. I sure hope she is. Can you imagine what she's like in real life when she's not getting her way? I'd hate to be Bill if she loses!
Thank you I have been wondering why Monica, Paula Jones and a host of others. I think I now get it.
Thank Ya
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Old 05-05-2008, 06:48 PM
 
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This is so stupid.

Congratulations, John McCain. Christmas came early.
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Old 05-05-2008, 06:52 PM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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This is so stupid.

Congratulations, John McCain. Christmas came early.
I think the taxpayers should be saved a lot of money - skip the November election. It's over!

Move the swearing in to Election Day!
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Old 05-05-2008, 08:00 PM
 
Location: Charlotte
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Question: Why shouldn't the democratic voters who turned out in those two states have their voices / votes heard? To me, the Democratic party is totally disenfranchising 100's of 1000's of voters

IMO, if those voters votes are not counted - I would hope they all vote Republican in November
No, they're not.

The participants in this election as well as the Governors of the States knew ahead of time what would happen if Fla. and Mich. held their elections early. In fact both States received the ruling from the DNC PRIOR to elections being held.

Where is your sense of fairness and indignity for the 48 States that followed the RULES?

Tellingly absent.
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Old 05-05-2008, 08:02 PM
 
Location: Charlotte
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Originally Posted by Soccersupporter View Post
I am amazed that tolerant, progressive, intelligent, educated, liberals would be so hypocritical when it comes to their candidate winning. I absolutely guarantee you that if this were a Republican against a Democrat and votes were not being counted you would have an uproar. I guess we should expect as much. In the Democrat world votes only count if they are for your candidate. Such hypocrisy!
I'm certain there would be an uproar, and the end result would be the same. What do the RULES say regarding the question at hand?

As an Independent I would hope the integrity of the Elections will be maintained by the candidates following the the rules.
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Old 05-05-2008, 08:04 PM
 
Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA
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Sorry to all you Hillary haters but she is right. This is almost no different as when Bush stole the Presidency from Gore to disallow properly counting.
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Old 05-05-2008, 08:06 PM
 
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who do you think the Huffington Post is for??
OBAMA!
they are distorting everything she said
but no need pointing that out
go ahead lap it up!
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Old 05-05-2008, 08:30 PM
 
Location: Irvine, CA to Keller, TX
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No, they're not.

The participants in this election as well as the Governors of the States knew ahead of time what would happen if Fla. and Mich. held their elections early. In fact both States received the ruling from the DNC PRIOR to elections being held.

Where is your sense of fairness and indignity for the 48 States that followed the RULES?

Tellingly absent.
So when were the voters in the states to vote? Did they have a say? I must have missed that. I did not know they had an option to vote another date. See my point? I did not think so.

BTW I really don't care, I just enjoy playing the devils advocate and watching both side rant and rave. I would not vote for either. But then again my vote would not count in Florida or Michigan even if I did vote at the only time that the voting was allowed bt my state. You still don't get it? Thought so! I'll tell you what you don't get. The voters had no choice when to vote. It made no difference when they voted. It was the only time that they could vote. So they should be punished for voting when they were told to?
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Old 05-05-2008, 08:31 PM
 
Location: Northridge/Porter Ranch, Calif.
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Sorry to all you Hillary haters but she is right. This is almost no different as when Bush stole the Presidency from Gore to disallow properly counting.
Bush didn't steal anything. The U.S. Supreme Court put a stop to the illegal endless hand recounts.

Also, Gore is the one who tried to steal the Presidency (but trying to change the rules after an election).
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