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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 01:14 PM

Palast- By my initial calculation, 9.3 million Americans lost their vote on November 7

http://us4.campaign-archive1.com/?u=33e4ec877eed6a43863a4a92e&id=c96c0a1762&e=fe39e3d3e6

Palast is looking for donations. I think it's worth posting. He's done some great investigative work.

By my initial calculation, 9.3 million Americans lost their vote on November 7 Ė purged from voter rolls, blocked at the polls, or had their ďprovisionalĒ and absentee ballots thrown in the dumpster.

Letís get to the bottom of this: In the next 90 days, we need to name names, expose their games, and make sure things donít stay the same.

Just because Mr. Obama won re-election doesnít mean the vote-heist didnít happen. This is no joke: the evidence suggests the GOP actually lost the majority of Congressional races. But, through sick tricks in Arizona and three other states, snatched enough seats to hang our economy over a fiscal cliff.

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Reply Palast- By my initial calculation, 9.3 million Americans lost their vote on November 7 (Original post)
Gregorian Dec 2012 OP
freshwest Dec 2012 #1
Cal33 Dec 2012 #2
monmouth3 Dec 2012 #3
otohara Dec 2012 #4
INdemo Dec 2012 #7
LiberalFighter Dec 2012 #8
INdemo Dec 2012 #19
busterbrown Dec 2012 #5
MessiahRp Dec 2012 #17
Demeter Dec 2012 #18
felix_numinous Dec 2012 #6
progressoid Dec 2012 #9
handmade34 Dec 2012 #10
Sunlei Dec 2012 #11
tblue Dec 2012 #12
alcibiades_mystery Dec 2012 #13
oasis Dec 2012 #14
Drunken Irishman Dec 2012 #15
Norrin Radd Dec 2012 #16

Response to Gregorian (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 01:22 PM

1. Got that. But we won't get help from the media on this. It doesn't pay PR for the GOP.



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Response to Gregorian (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 01:25 PM

2. "Just because Mr. Obama won re-election doesnít mean the vote-heist didnít happen." This is exactly

what so many of us apparently choose not to think about. Our winning margin was
in reality a whole lot bigger. And the GOP is definitely able, willing and determined
to do it again in EVERY election. They work hard at cheating, and we work hard
at preferring not to see, and to forget. Perfect partners!! A sadist and a masochist.
It's just that one of them has a shortened life-expectancy!!

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Response to Gregorian (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 01:26 PM

3. Palm Beach County, Florida,,,,start there. I forget the exact numbder but thousands of votes were

thrown out, many of which were voter error. Not signed and that sort of thing, but still, way too many for far less reasons were throw out. I'll never vote Absentee ballot again.

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Response to monmouth3 (Reply #3)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 02:19 PM

4. If You Vote Early

The party nows fairly quickly. It dawned on me when they kept calling and knocking on my door asking about my sons absentee ballot which he had not mailed yet. Some comfort knowing my vote on the scary machine went through.

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Response to monmouth3 (Reply #3)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 03:57 PM

7. I understand about the no absentee ballot but isn't it a wonder

states like Oregon voting is so organized never any complaints and they vote by mail..Now how easy is that?
...But the vote theft was probably calculated by the Rove gang ..A reason Rove was so surprised by the Ohio returns and why-Romney had his cabinet chosen already....

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Response to INdemo (Reply #7)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 04:04 PM

8. What needs to happen is for a voter to be notified if their is an issue with their ballot.

Here in Indiana a voter can check to see on the internet if their ballot was received by the office. I'm not sure of the process to make it happen for ballot issues but probably not that complicated. I'm guessing use a barcode scanner.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Reply #8)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 02:56 PM

19. Nice to know..I live in Indiana and didnt know that....

...But for a solid red state it seems our voting goes well unless the Repukes are so good at stealing it goes totally unnoticed.

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Response to Gregorian (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 03:09 PM

5. Jesus Christ!!!!Why do we have a Justice Dept?

Is Holder as useless as I think he is.. ?
Or is the fact that reasonable people just donít like to stir the straw?
That they feel that Repukes will get the message and change naturally...?

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Response to busterbrown (Reply #5)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 07:22 AM

17. To protect War Criminals and Corporate Crooks of course..

What a silly question.

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Response to busterbrown (Reply #5)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 11:56 AM

18. Holder is worse than useless

He's complicit.

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Response to Gregorian (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 03:11 PM

6. K&R

I was wondering what the numbers would turn out to be. What a mess, we got lucky this time. Greg Palast is doing good work here, and I hope many people donate to help him out!

Also--wow when I google 'stolen election' there are countless articles about Republicans claiming 2012 was stolen from them Naturally this obfuscation is to twist and cover up the real issue. Twisting the issue to be about voter fraud enables states to put more restrictions on polling places, putting the burden on the citizenry to prove themselves worthy. Election fraud focuses on the faults in the system that have evolved since 2000.

We cannot allow the Republicans to derail this issue! Some more articles on election reform:

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2012/07/voter-id-laws-charts-maps

http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/07/19/157028940/the-abcs-of-election-reform

http://www.electionreformproject.org/Resources/r1/Default.aspx

Thank you Gregorian, this is so important!

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Response to Gregorian (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 04:16 PM

9. Exactly right. And Obama wasn't the only person running.

There were a lot of tight races around the nation. A few votes can make all the difference.

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Response to Gregorian (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 04:16 PM

10. rec...

I went to vote early and found out the next day(my daughter was told when she went in to vote) I had been taken off the checklist... if not for the fact I live in a small town, I would never have found out and my vote would not have counted (and I live in a voter friendly state!!)

Voter purge is serious and we must keep on it

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Response to Gregorian (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 04:30 PM

11. "evidence suggests the GOP actually lost the majority of Congressional races"<<--this sucks!

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Response to Gregorian (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 04:42 PM

12. I swear it takes more than ONE Dem vote to cancel out a Repub vote.

We are each 3/5 of a voter or something like that.

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Response to Gregorian (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:22 PM

13. Nobody tell our intrepid journalist that election day was on November 6

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Response to Gregorian (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 12:53 AM

14. No wonder Ann Romney insisted on measuring the drapes for the White House.

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Response to Gregorian (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:28 AM

15. Well, yeah, because they voted after the election.

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Response to Gregorian (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 04:02 AM

16. kr

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