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Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:26 PM

 

Mysterious black people voting in Maine



"In some parts of rural Maine, there were dozens, dozens of black people who came in and voted on Election Day," he said. "Everybody has a right to vote, but nobody in (these) towns knows anyone who's black. How did that happen? I don't know. We're going to find out."

http://www.pressherald.com/politics/Maine-Republican-chairman-questions-black-voters-.html

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lalalu Nov 2012 OP
mzteaze Nov 2012 #1
lalalu Nov 2012 #4
struggle4progress Nov 2012 #2
lalalu Nov 2012 #3
Downwinder Nov 2012 #6
juajen Nov 2012 #19
calico1 Nov 2012 #5
lalalu Nov 2012 #7
drm604 Nov 2012 #9
lalalu Nov 2012 #11
demhottie Nov 2012 #8
lalalu Nov 2012 #10
renegade000 Nov 2012 #12
lalalu Nov 2012 #13
MightyAfrodite Nov 2012 #14
juajen Nov 2012 #20
MightyAfrodite Nov 2012 #23
CoffinEd Nov 2012 #15
HuskyOffset Nov 2012 #16
mzteaze Nov 2012 #17
jcgoldie Nov 2012 #18
a kennedy Nov 2012 #21
lalalu Nov 2012 #22

Response to lalalu (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:31 PM

1. Yep...dozens of 'em

This dumb quote ranks up their with Herman Cain's assertion that Black Panthers (both of them) were intimidating voters.

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Response to mzteaze (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:39 PM

4. It just makes you shake your head.

 

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Response to lalalu (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:37 PM

2. "I heard there were actually black folk voting! I don't know any black folk! I don't think I even

know anybody who knows any black folk! If they do, they sure don't talk about it! So now I want to know how it could have happened that black folk were voting here in Maine! You know I'm not prejudiced! I mean, if I had any friends, I'm sure some of them would be black. But where did they all come from? See what I mean?Were they even citizens? Where did they all come from, Kenya?"

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:38 PM

3. LOL

 

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:41 PM

6. JuanitaJean says:

Everybody knows that black people only live in the projects in urban areas. There’s some sort of prohibition against them living in rural areas, you know, unless they have 40 acres and a mule. I suspect these so-called voters did not arrive on a mule.

Plus, they creepily multiplied from dozens to hundreds …

Much, much more http://juanitajean.com/

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 11:15 PM

19. I heard Somalia and that they didn't speak English.

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Response to lalalu (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:40 PM

5. The come out and vote on election day and then

remain in hiding until the next election.

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Response to calico1 (Reply #5)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:42 PM

7. No one sees them the rest of the year.

 

You can't make this up.

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Response to calico1 (Reply #5)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:48 PM

9. They're like Brigadoon.

They only appear on election days, then mysteriously vanish until the next election!

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Response to drm604 (Reply #9)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:49 PM

11. Nice

 

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Response to lalalu (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:45 PM

8. "nobody in (these) towns knows anyone who's black"- time to get out and meet your constituents



if black people "know" themselves and their families, then aren't they somebody, or do they only exist if white people say they do???

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Response to demhottie (Reply #8)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:48 PM

10. Good points

 

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Response to lalalu (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:55 PM

12. "and they said...oh my goodness, these black people just fell from the sky!"



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Response to renegade000 (Reply #12)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:57 PM

13. LMAO

 

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Response to lalalu (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 01:17 PM

14. Yawl are too much!!

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Response to MightyAfrodite (Reply #14)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 11:16 PM

20. I think a yawl is a boat. You mean ya'll, contraction for you all?

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Response to juajen (Reply #20)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:40 AM

23. Yes, but I thought the context ...

would have made it clear that I wasn't talking about a boat. We all take a little bit of poetic license when we're writing on the Internet, don't we? And, FYI, the contraction for "you all" is actually "y'all" not "ya'll". Jes sayin.

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Response to lalalu (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 01:24 PM

15. Don't know who all this 'mysterious' black people were...

But a couple of friends and I did take a road trip from Massachusetts to rural Maine on election day. Just saying.

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Response to lalalu (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 02:26 PM

16. I wonder...

...if the Mysterious Black People (or MBPs) would still be considered mysterious if they voted republican? I also wonder if the penalty for voting while mysterious & black is the same as that for driving while black or walking while black? If a MBP were to approach Mr Webster and introduce themselves, would they be any less mysterious? I'm white, if nobody knows me when I show up to vote, would I be considered mysterious? Would my mysteriosity be affected by which party I vote for? If I take huge dump on Mr Webster's lawn, but put a tiny Romney/Ryan flag in it, would that be considered a welcome gift? If I say stupid racist garbage, but add "but I'm not racist" afterwards, does that fool anyone? So many questions. I feel certain anyone asking them of Mr Webster would probably viewed as pretty mysterious.

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Response to lalalu (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 02:31 PM

17. I wish..

I was making this up, but one commenter's tin-foil hat response on HuffPo was that "Nigerian email scam artists morphed into voters...."

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Response to lalalu (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 02:39 PM

18. Silly black people!

We dispatched those buses of mysterious black people to Ohio... how in the world did they end up in Maine? Seems like whenever they leave the city they get lost

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Response to lalalu (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 07:47 AM

21. I could NOT believe he said that....."but nobody in these towns knows anyone who's black"

WTH???

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Response to a kennedy (Reply #21)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 07:51 AM

22. That was my reaction too.

 

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