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LanternWaste Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-22-08 02:06 PM
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30. And while we have dystopic fantasies about violence...
And while we have dystopic fantasies about violence and stroke our guns lovingly (all the while saying, "I'm not advocating violence" to get our own soul off the hook), we lose sight of that wholly relevant passage: "caution that excessive police presence could intimidate voters...." which is to me the most dramatic piece of the story.
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  -Police Prepare for Unrest Truth2Tell  Oct-22-08 01:24 PM   #0 
  - I hope they plan on massing in GOP strongholds...  villager   Oct-22-08 01:24 PM   #1 
  - Hrmm...  sasquatch   Oct-22-08 01:32 PM   #11 
     - Some vintage Steve Earle, eh....?  villager   Oct-22-08 01:58 PM   #24 
     - Maybe...  sasquatch   Oct-23-08 09:12 AM   #127 
     - Back to the bad old days  saigon68   Oct-22-08 03:51 PM   #57 
        - Is that a Charles Moore photo?  tismyself   Oct-22-08 08:11 PM   #102 
        - It is my experience in 45 years of political activism  edwardian   Oct-23-08 01:01 AM   #121 
           - I'll second that.  eowyn_of_rohan   Oct-23-08 12:24 PM   #132 
  - You better believe it  Tangerine LaBamba   Oct-22-08 01:25 PM   #2 
  - I agree there will be civil unrest unlike this country  ikojo   Oct-22-08 01:29 PM   #7 
  - The GOP is more likely to get violent  creeksneakers2   Oct-22-08 01:26 PM   #3 
  - Remember how they burned L.A. to the ground after OJ  ben_meyers   Oct-22-08 01:34 PM   #15 
  - Also remember when scooter libby was found guilty....  Raster   Oct-22-08 01:42 PM   #19 
  - I forgot that  ben_meyers   Oct-22-08 01:46 PM   #20 
  - In all seriousness, if there is civil unrest after an Obama election theft,  Raster   Oct-22-08 03:07 PM   #49 
     - That's what will be historical,  Tangerine LaBamba   Oct-22-08 03:20 PM   #52 
     - shades of the tulsa race riots in 1921. n/t.  okieinpain   Oct-23-08 11:31 AM   #131 
     - Where do I sign up? n/t  rambler_american   Oct-22-08 05:12 PM   #74 
     - I would too  mrih   Oct-22-08 05:28 PM   #84 
     - right on  fascisthunter   Oct-22-08 06:09 PM   #91 
     - I was just thinking that myself. This could be the spark to ignite the whole country  Life Long Dem   Oct-22-08 09:52 PM   #106 
        - Donkeys can kick  undergroundpanther   Oct-22-08 10:50 PM   #118 
  - Did he spend any time in jail? I don't think so.  Fire1   Oct-22-08 08:28 PM   #103 
  - What does OJ have to do with the GOP?  Fran Kubelik   Oct-23-08 08:40 AM   #126 
  - I agree that many KKK types will get violent  fed_up_mother   Oct-22-08 06:04 PM   #90 
  - i don't know about that... There will be unbounded rage if this election is stolen  eowyn_of_rohan   Oct-23-08 12:29 PM   #133 
  - Obviously they plan to steal the election again  demnan   Oct-22-08 01:26 PM   #4 
  - Cities with large "black populations?" WHAT THE FUCK???  BeHereNow   Oct-22-08 01:27 PM   #5 
  - Really. I guess I'll be easy to pick out of the mob, though, being the only white guy  cliffordu   Oct-22-08 01:29 PM   #9 
  - Cleary, the BLACKS are the problem... AGAIN.  BeHereNow   Oct-22-08 01:33 PM   #13 
  - They will be out to discipline the "darkies"  saigon68   Oct-22-08 03:54 PM   #59 
     - well  undergroundpanther   Oct-22-08 10:28 PM   #112 
  - Right on  torbird   Oct-22-08 01:33 PM   #14 
  - Nah there will be three of us  norepubsin08   Oct-22-08 02:00 PM   #25 
  - Make that at least 4.  endarkenment   Oct-22-08 02:06 PM   #29 
     - Five, because I'm in. n/t  MadrasT   Oct-22-08 02:17 PM   #36 
        - Almost got a movement of anti-american socialists.....  cliffordu   Oct-22-08 03:02 PM   #46 
        - Well hell, I'll make it six,  anotheryellowdog   Oct-22-08 03:07 PM   #48 
        - Yaoup!!  cliffordu   Oct-22-08 03:47 PM   #55 
        - In my wanderings today at work  norepubsin08   Oct-22-08 04:50 PM   #61 
        - No SHIT!!!! Now we have almost a company of volunteers!!!!  cliffordu   Oct-22-08 05:20 PM   #79 
        - Seven..  undergroundpanther   Oct-22-08 10:31 PM   #113 
        - I'll be #6. n/t  143tbone   Oct-22-08 06:20 PM   #96 
  - They'll need to be looking hard  WarbirdForObama   Oct-22-08 05:18 PM   #77 
  - Exactly  varelse   Oct-22-08 01:31 PM   #10 
  - Because we are a nation of bigots?  BeHereNow   Oct-22-08 01:35 PM   #16 
  - and actual violence against liberals  abelenkpe   Oct-22-08 01:49 PM   #22 
  - I think law enforcement agencies might just be  tburnsten   Oct-22-08 02:10 PM   #33 
  - Is Rush Limbaugh black, now . . . ?  defendandprotect   Oct-22-08 02:17 PM   #35 
  - easy see, manifest destinty says that whites can kill whomever they want  reggie the dog   Oct-22-08 03:00 PM   #45 
  - reggie, what part of France are you in? I've been thinking about  Fire1   Oct-22-08 09:03 PM   #105 
  - I am in a place called the Var  reggie the dog   Oct-23-08 12:31 PM   #134 
  - Manifest destiny is a CORE tenet of conservatism  undergroundpanther   Oct-22-08 10:24 PM   #111 
  - To make sure they never try and vote again. Everyone one will be hitting the streets  eagertolearn   Oct-22-08 05:20 PM   #80 
  - That was my first thought as well.  MindPilot   Oct-22-08 02:02 PM   #26 
  - Man, oh man - it boggles the mind, Pilot ;)  Joanie Baloney   Oct-22-08 02:22 PM   #38 
     - Where are these "predominantly female areas"  tburnsten   Oct-22-08 02:53 PM   #43 
     - Yeah! Inquiring minds (and horny guys) want to know.  MindPilot   Oct-22-08 03:12 PM   #51 
     - Hmm...that's a good question  Joanie Baloney   Oct-22-08 04:55 PM   #62 
     - I would like to move their.  sarcasmo   Oct-22-08 07:00 PM   #101 
     - Whoa......."predominantly female areas"  unapatriciated   Oct-22-08 06:11 PM   #93 
  - Sadly, we haven't yet.  aquart   Oct-22-08 02:07 PM   #31 
  - I agree. Obama supporters are diverse and will stand up if this  GinaMaria   Oct-22-08 02:50 PM   #42 
  - They dare because they can AND the repugs  OwnedByFerrets   Oct-22-08 05:04 PM   #64 
  - Because they're a right-wing rag?  KamaAina   Oct-22-08 05:07 PM   #66 
  - They are planning on stealing it and assuming  murielm99   Oct-22-08 05:10 PM   #72 
  - White people will revolt, actually, in large numbers.  tavalon   Oct-22-08 05:12 PM   #73 
  - Racism IS Institutionalized  fascisthunter   Oct-22-08 06:10 PM   #92 
  - It always was  undergroundpanther   Oct-22-08 10:43 PM   #116 
  - Unless McSame wins it fair and square, they'd be no reason to protest.  Life Long Dem   Oct-22-08 10:22 PM   #110 
  - If there is Republican funny business that swings this, I can see how they get Obama to go along  Strawman   Oct-22-08 01:27 PM   #6 
  - Especially if hundreds of thousands of blacks are turned away at the polls...  Junkdrawer   Oct-22-08 01:29 PM   #8 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-22-08 01:32 PM   #12 
  - Any DU'r with camera ...can you please  dixiegrrrrl   Oct-22-08 01:36 PM   #17 
  - I got a cellphone camera  undergroundpanther   Oct-22-08 10:35 PM   #115 
  - RACIST  mod mom   Oct-22-08 01:40 PM   #18 
  - F***, if Obama loses because of foul play, it's this WHITE MAN, the authorities  mistertrickster   Oct-22-08 01:48 PM   #21 
  - The Day after the election is the 5th of Novemeber, right?  hedgehog   Oct-22-08 01:55 PM   #23 
  - So the plan is to steal the election and shoot the n*s?  endarkenment   Oct-22-08 02:05 PM   #27 
  - The article says nothing about rednecks rampaging when McCain loses?  notadmblnd   Oct-22-08 02:06 PM   #28 
  - And while we have dystopic fantasies about violence...  LanternWaste   Oct-22-08 02:06 PM   #30 
  - There's only ONE way that Obama could lose --- "foul play" . . .  defendandprotect   Oct-22-08 02:08 PM   #32 
  - If the outcome doesn't jibe w/ the exit polls, damn right there'll be "unrest."  smoogatz   Oct-22-08 02:15 PM   #34 
  - I think they're going to have to do something about the exit polls . . .  defendandprotect   Oct-22-08 02:21 PM   #37 
  - and remember 2000 and how organized the steal was . . . they were ready  defendandprotect   Oct-22-08 02:25 PM   #39 
  - I went to bed in 2004  reggie the dog   Oct-22-08 03:10 PM   #50 
  - Who are these safety officials and with what cities are they affiliated? Let's  NoFederales   Oct-22-08 02:33 PM   #40 
  - This line said it for me  azurnoir   Oct-22-08 02:46 PM   #41 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-22-08 02:59 PM   #44 
  - They better not be cordoning of of blocking roads DURING the election.  cottonseed   Oct-22-08 03:04 PM   #47 
  - Carry your cameras, your video cameras, your cell phones..  Solly Mack   Oct-22-08 03:28 PM   #53 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-22-08 03:43 PM   #54 
  - I have news for you jerks. If they try to steal this election,  sfexpat2000   Oct-22-08 03:47 PM   #56 
  - Man the outhouses! We will be on our way!  lonestarnot   Oct-22-08 04:01 PM   #60 
  - To the republicons  undergroundpanther   Oct-22-08 10:33 PM   #114 
  - I with you pat...  unapatriciated   Oct-22-08 06:21 PM   #97 
  - Dangerous territory here, but people will just accept it.  Stand and Fight   Oct-22-08 03:52 PM   #58 
  - I think you're wrong about that this time  Downtown Hound   Oct-22-08 05:08 PM   #68 
  - Your wrong....  unapatriciated   Oct-22-08 06:28 PM   #98 
  - I'll be there with ya.  undergroundpanther   Oct-22-08 10:19 PM   #109 
  - Yeah, the issue is the potential female VP. Not the stolen election to achieve it.  JBoy   Oct-22-08 04:59 PM   #63 
  - As much as I can't wait for November 4th, articles such as this one,  snappyturtle   Oct-22-08 05:06 PM   #65 
  - These Goddamn assholes are going to steal a 3rd election!  santamargarita   Oct-22-08 05:07 PM   #67 
  - That is what came to mind when I read this  Taverner   Oct-22-08 05:16 PM   #75 
  - They think the civil unrest will come primarily from blacks if Barack Obama has  tavalon   Oct-22-08 05:08 PM   #69 
  - Don't think it will only be the "black" population upset  rosesaylavee   Oct-22-08 05:09 PM   #70 
  - Why do they assume that it will only be in cities with "large black population"? I know  madmom   Oct-22-08 05:10 PM   #71 
  - Look out for the cities with large thinking populations.  undeterred   Oct-22-08 05:17 PM   #76 
  - ...  redqueen   Oct-22-08 05:46 PM   #86 
  - This kind of worries me like are they gonna steal it again and that's why the military is ready  bkkyosemite   Oct-22-08 05:18 PM   #78 
  - "violence could ensue in cities with large black populations"  Zhade   Oct-22-08 05:21 PM   #81 
  - They totally don't get that Obama's support is  undeterred   Oct-22-08 05:23 PM   #83 
  - The interesting thing is that he raises sporting event rioting  Hansel   Oct-22-08 06:02 PM   #89 
     - 1) that was a different guy 2) there may very well be sporting event type riots if O wins  Lilith Velkor   Oct-22-08 06:36 PM   #99 
  - Or maybe the military and police know that the Palin's followers will go bonkers if Obama wins with  bkkyosemite   Oct-22-08 05:21 PM   #82 
  - These are the people who will be deputized.....  cliffordu   Oct-22-08 05:32 PM   #85 
  - Freudian Slip?  patrickmcgoohan   Oct-22-08 06:01 PM   #87 
  - Scary, if that was a true slip. However, it does appear they are preparing for the theft backlash.  NoodleyAppendage   Oct-22-08 09:59 PM   #107 
  - Fear Mongering.....nt  LeftHander   Oct-22-08 06:01 PM   #88 
  - Ah Yes.... those "Black Populations"... talk about Institutionalized Racism  fascisthunter   Oct-22-08 06:13 PM   #94 
  - I welcome our new Republican overlords  ArmedAmerican   Oct-22-08 06:17 PM   #95 
  - Interesting title -- can be read both ways.  eppur_se_muova   Oct-22-08 06:54 PM   #100 
  - I will be the whitey directing the cops to the wrong place.  slampoet   Oct-22-08 08:49 PM   #104 
  - Yep  undergroundpanther   Oct-22-08 10:45 PM   #117 
  - Another poster  undergroundpanther   Oct-22-08 10:04 PM   #108 
  - "If Barack Obama loses and there is suspicion of foul play in the election"  FlyingSquirrel   Oct-22-08 11:00 PM   #119 
  - And that's the first problem right there. There shouldn't be ANY suspicion.  file83   Oct-23-08 01:20 AM   #122 
  - The fix is in and they are preparing the masses for the ensuing realization that democracy is over.  olddad56   Oct-22-08 11:12 PM   #120 
  - Damn right  GeneralCobra   Oct-23-08 01:27 AM   #123 
  - If They Can't Stop The Victory, They'll Make It Look Tainted  judasdisney   Oct-23-08 04:30 AM   #124 
  - This is such bullshit!!!!  OnionPatch   Oct-23-08 08:27 AM   #125 
  - the thing is  barbtries   Oct-23-08 10:16 AM   #128 
  - Sign me up too...  4_TN_TITANS   Oct-23-08 10:40 AM   #129 
  - this is there way to intimidate the people going to the polls.  okieinpain   Oct-23-08 11:29 AM   #130 
 

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