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dhpgetsit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-20-08 08:45 AM
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73. Right on!
They have a plan, and as I keep saying...

Plan a day off on election day, bring all kinds of ID, Bring a camera, a phone, and be ready to help other people if they get challenged. Let's team up and see this through!!

BTW, I already marked my ballot and it's going to the county courthouse today! I'm not going to trust the mail with this!
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  -Obama Assembles U.S.'s `Largest Law Firm' to Monitor Election quiet.american  Oct-19-08 11:30 PM   #0 
  - How many lawyers does it take to make sure votes are counted?  Teh_Rabble_Rouser   Oct-19-08 11:31 PM   #1 
  - as many as it takes hopefully  zelta gaisma   Oct-19-08 11:36 PM   #4 
  - Gore did not roll over  Pastiche423   Oct-20-08 12:03 AM   # 
  - Tactical error. Had the particular counties done instead of a recount.  Tigress DEM   Oct-20-08 12:09 AM   #16 
  - My Point...  Pastiche423   Oct-20-08 12:17 AM   #18 
  - True  Tigress DEM   Oct-20-08 12:48 AM   #25 
     - sure felt that way  zelta gaisma   Oct-20-08 12:49 AM   #26 
     - Two facts about 2000: (1) Gore did NOT roll over; and (2) GORE WON!  Raster   Oct-20-08 06:17 AM   #54 
        - Gore won I know that was my point  zelta gaisma   Oct-20-08 06:49 AM   #56 
        - He didn't quit. He was beaten into the ground--partly by members of his own party,  Jackpine Radical   Oct-20-08 08:34 AM   #71 
        - Remember Kerry was not shown on ANY MSM channel for weeks after he conceded  eowyn_of_rohan   Oct-20-08 09:13 AM   #75 
        - What did they do with Edwards?  catrose   Oct-21-08 03:13 PM   #111 
           - He was silenced, too, I presume. He was supposedly pressuring Kerry  eowyn_of_rohan   Oct-21-08 08:08 PM   #120 
        - does anyone remember  Mari333   Oct-20-08 09:21 AM   #79 
        - A big Newsweek story on the election fraud was bumped by 9-11.  Jackpine Radical   Oct-20-08 09:32 AM   #80 
        - thanks  Mari333   Oct-20-08 10:05 AM   #85 
        - And wasn't that oh-so convenient? Another amazing coincidence for bush*.  Raster   Oct-20-08 06:49 PM   #93 
        - Yep, they were going to announce that Gore won and then 9/11 happened.  TheGoldenRule   Oct-20-08 03:20 PM   #89 
        - DING! DING! DING!  FitzmasAgain   Oct-21-08 04:12 PM   #114 
        - The irony is that Democrats accepted the Supreme Court's  JDPriestly   Oct-21-08 11:57 AM   #107 
        - Gore did NOT roll over. There is no higher court than the SCOTUS.  Doremus   Oct-20-08 08:38 AM   #72 
           - The ones who say that weren't paying attention back then  eowyn_of_rohan   Oct-20-08 09:16 AM   #76 
           - Yes, and the Kerry "rollover" mythology as well.  Jackpine Radical   Oct-20-08 09:33 AM   #81 
           - Really bored with it though, after 8 years of informing them.  glitch   Oct-20-08 01:32 PM   #86 
           - Congress had the right to refuse the results of the election.  JDPriestly   Oct-21-08 11:57 AM   #108 
        - And two facts about 2004: (1) Kerry did not roll over; and (2) KERRY WON!  Raster   Oct-20-08 09:35 AM   #82 
        - Damn, that means we can't impeach Bush.  dixiegrrrrl   Oct-20-08 04:07 PM   #90 
           - He took the oath of office, but he certainly did not deserve it.  Raster   Oct-20-08 06:47 PM   #92 
              - Or uphold it nt  carnie_sf   Oct-21-08 11:33 AM   #106 
                 - No shit!  Raster   Oct-21-08 12:32 PM   #109 
     - Thank you  Pastiche423   Oct-20-08 02:12 AM   #33 
  - No it was NOT tactical error. Florida election law required Gore to list which counties he wanted  Jim Sagle   Oct-20-08 12:27 AM   #21 
  - I believe there were some marginal counties he COULD have named, but how could he have known?  Tigress DEM   Oct-20-08 12:56 AM   #27 
  - But when all of the votes were counted...  peace13   Oct-20-08 09:19 AM   #77 
     - Hell yes Gore won.  Jim Sagle   Oct-20-08 10:17 PM   #98 
  - Actually, he wanted the entire state hand counted.  Usrename   Oct-20-08 01:23 AM   #29 
  - Ah, Kathleen Harris......  llmart   Oct-20-08 07:52 AM   #65 
  - Harris also refused to accept the hand recount totals of several counties  eowyn_of_rohan   Oct-20-08 09:09 AM   #74 
  - I am not sure what you mean  Samantha   Oct-20-08 04:23 PM   #91 
  - Actually, Bush took Gore to court....  merwin   Oct-20-08 01:14 AM   #28 
  - Gore should have forced the recount in Florida.  lib2DaBone   Oct-20-08 03:59 AM   #47 
  - uh, he did go all the way to the Supreme Court  eowyn_of_rohan   Oct-20-08 08:31 AM   #70 
  - Al Gore and the DLC DISCOURAGED demonstrations  ikojo   Oct-20-08 05:26 AM   #53 
  - What else could Gore have done?  fasttense   Oct-20-08 07:10 AM   #60 
  - Gore didn't roll over.  Le Taz Hot   Oct-20-08 07:32 AM   #61 
  - Gore fought all the way to the crooked supreme court.  ooglymoogly   Oct-21-08 04:44 PM   #117 
  - Probably one lawyer for every precinct in the dozen or so battleground states.  SurferBoy   Oct-19-08 11:44 PM   #7 
  - Depends on if lightbulbs are involved.  Tigress DEM   Oct-20-08 12:04 AM   #15 
  - They are planning to have one in every precinct  demnan   Oct-20-08 08:07 AM   #68 
  - All of them - apparently  Phred42   Oct-20-08 08:31 AM   #69 
  - How many lawyers does it take to screw in a light bulb?  tclambert   Oct-21-08 04:27 PM   #116 
  - Sadly, Lichtman may be managing that "firm" for more than one day.  JeffR   Oct-19-08 11:32 PM   #2 
  - I am thrilled that Obama is being pro-active and pre-emptive on this matter.  BrklynLiberal   Oct-19-08 11:35 PM   #3 
  - This is absolutely cool! n/t  Tess49   Oct-19-08 11:40 PM   #5 
  - You can sue someone for obstructing a vote, but how do you sue an electron?  breadandwine   Oct-20-08 04:46 AM   #50 
  - Right on!  dhpgetsit   Oct-20-08 08:45 AM   #73 
  - Kerry was making things up I guess?  Skink   Oct-19-08 11:41 PM   #6 
  - I don't understand. Your point?  Tigress DEM   Oct-20-08 12:11 AM   #17 
  - I hope he's got people checking into the shit in West Virginia where  grannylib   Oct-19-08 11:51 PM   #8 
  - Yes, I was thinking the same thing. In West Virginia, it is revealing  TheEuclideanOne   Oct-20-08 01:43 AM   #32 
  - We should have a call in day to the DNC tomorrow  sfexpat2000   Oct-20-08 03:05 AM   #39 
  - Acticle about Kerry's election swat team, 2004  kansasblue   Oct-19-08 11:52 PM   #9 
  - The number of legal voters being illegally removed from voter rolls is about 13 million this time.  Tigress DEM   Oct-20-08 12:19 AM   #19 
     - That is a shocking number  GinaMaria   Oct-20-08 07:39 AM   #63 
  - Besides the legal help I hope they also bring the "muscle" lacking last time when recounting  bjobotts   Oct-19-08 11:53 PM   #10 
  - The muscle to prevent intimidation republicans are known for.  bjobotts   Oct-19-08 11:54 PM   #11 
  - It takes more than muscle. Since, 2004, many positive changes...  YvonneCa   Oct-20-08 01:49 PM   #87 
  - Thank God  jb5150   Oct-19-08 11:54 PM   #12 
  - This is encouraging news!  greenmutha   Oct-19-08 11:56 PM   #13 
  - That headline is a bit misleading  ben_meyers   Oct-20-08 12:03 AM   #14 
  - If you or anyone you know is challeneged at the polls  CitizenPatriot   Oct-20-08 12:20 AM   #20 
  - I'm a lawyer who'll be working for the Dems on Election Day  DemFromMem   Oct-20-08 12:32 AM   #22 
  - cool - thanks for your service  Kali   Oct-20-08 12:39 AM   #23 
  - great thank you  democracy1st   Oct-20-08 12:45 AM   #24 
  - Heartfelt thanks.  Dystopian   Oct-20-08 03:38 AM   #42 
  - thank you so much!  renate   Oct-21-08 10:42 AM   #100 
  - Don't mess with Obama or the Democrats  TheDonkey   Oct-20-08 01:23 AM   #30 
  - I wonder where Karl Rove will be on election day? Will he be included  diva77   Oct-20-08 01:41 AM   #31 
  - Yes, but he is the reason that we need 5,000 lawyers.  TheEuclideanOne   Oct-20-08 02:23 AM   #34 
  - Obama could ask for more  HPD   Oct-20-08 02:32 AM   #35 
  - for example  HPD   Oct-20-08 02:35 AM   #36 
  - That is happening in GA. I'm one of the non-lawyer polling place  ladjf   Oct-20-08 06:24 AM   #55 
  - welcome to DU!  renate   Oct-21-08 10:43 AM   #101 
  - The voters could do more as well..  stillcool47   Oct-20-08 09:35 AM   #83 
  - It's time for that great jpeg: "Everyone chill the fuck out. I got this."  Hekate   Oct-20-08 02:44 AM   #37 
  - Here it is...  Hekate   Oct-20-08 03:25 AM   #41 
     - Here's the URL: http://www.  tclambert   Oct-21-08 04:06 PM   #113 
        - Thanks! nt  Hekate   Oct-21-08 04:49 PM   #118 
  - The IMPORTANT thing about this, is that Obama is thereby serving notice  pnorman   Oct-20-08 02:53 AM   #38 
  - Kerry did the same thing, he had 15,000 lawyers ready to go  garybeck   Oct-20-08 03:39 AM   #43 
     - Correct me if I'm mistaken, but I don't believe that they swung into action  pnorman   Oct-20-08 04:22 AM   #49 
  - He really does "have this"  Marnieworld   Oct-20-08 03:23 AM   #40 
  - Kerry "had it" too  garybeck   Oct-20-08 03:40 AM   #44 
  - If this is like Kerry's army, VERY VERY few if any are actually litigators...  Land Shark   Oct-20-08 03:45 AM   #45 
  - It's certainly needed, the republicans are making every effort to steal it & will continue with  GreenTea   Oct-20-08 03:45 AM   #46 
  - Swing State DUers: Please do not count on the campaign to fix it.  sfexpat2000   Oct-20-08 04:05 AM   #48 
  - and video your vote!  GinaMaria   Oct-21-08 11:11 AM   #104 
  - The Republican Party is now on notice  machI   Oct-20-08 05:18 AM   #51 
  - Thank you Barack Obama for not following the example  ikojo   Oct-20-08 05:22 AM   #52 
  - So if your vote is not counted are..  stillcool47   Oct-20-08 09:40 AM   #84 
  - As a Kerry supporter...  YvonneCa   Oct-20-08 01:56 PM   #88 
  - Unfortunately this can't help with fraudulent counting of the votes  DeeDeeNY   Oct-20-08 06:52 AM   #57 
  - I volunteered. Classes starting soon  antifaschits   Oct-20-08 06:53 AM   #58 
  - thank you very much!!  renate   Oct-21-08 10:44 AM   #102 
  - It only helps if they are trained properly.  FlaGatorJD   Oct-20-08 07:06 AM   #59 
  - welcome to DU!  renate   Oct-21-08 10:46 AM   #103 
  - rePIG voting fraud  bongbong   Oct-20-08 07:34 AM   #62 
  - Video Your Vote Project  GinaMaria   Oct-20-08 07:49 AM   #64 
  - Brass Knuckles--I Like It!  Demeter   Oct-20-08 07:56 AM   #66 
  - K&R I am so glad to see that Obama won't go down without a fight!  Jesuswasntafascist   Oct-20-08 08:05 AM   #67 
  - Obama's campaign has been the best run campaign I have ever witnessed.  PelosiFan   Oct-20-08 09:20 AM   #78 
  - i am so happy to read this  barbtries   Oct-20-08 07:05 PM   #94 
  - I love this Guy. GOD BLESS HIM AND HELP HIM EVERY DAY !!!!  FUCK_BUSH   Oct-20-08 07:17 PM   #95 
  - We failed Al Gore not he us. If you remember, the GOPers were there  MasonJar   Oct-20-08 09:09 PM   #96 
  - I have never seen such organization  Lefta Dissenter   Oct-20-08 09:12 PM   #97 
  - You made me tear up with the quote from Andy Stephenson. Thanks in advance for your hard work...  Hekate   Oct-21-08 04:53 PM   #119 
  - As Warren Zevon so aptly put it "Bring lawyers, guns and money. The shit has hit the fan."  bertman   Oct-20-08 10:42 PM   #99 
  - Good, BUT Obama also needs LARGEST Information Technology STAFF to be WATCHDOGS. . .  Lena inRI   Oct-21-08 11:13 AM   #105 
  - Hey, about time  catrose   Oct-21-08 03:12 PM   #110 
  - That's nice to hear, BUT..what are they doing TODAY? Votes are already being flipped.  paparush   Oct-21-08 03:19 PM   #112 
  - The best strategy is to win big.  tclambert   Oct-21-08 04:25 PM   #115 
  - My weak attempt at joke about voter intimidation  JPZenger   Oct-27-08 09:27 PM   #121 

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