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ddeclue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-26-08 10:42 PM
Response to Reply #35
36. I would be very happy to repeat 2006 and pick up another 8 in the State House
we'll have to wait and see though.
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  -Claims of "voter suppression" in Florida do not ring true ddeclue  Oct-26-08 08:49 PM   #0 
  - Providing such "limited resources" to the Board of Elections...  Eric J in MN   Oct-26-08 08:54 PM   #1 
  - Yep.  Orsino   Oct-27-08 09:44 AM   #49 
  - Yes, it does ring true, though I didn't read your OP. The rethugs  babylonsister   Oct-26-08 08:55 PM   #2 
  - Yes I know that and if you read my post you would have seen as much.  ddeclue   Oct-26-08 09:01 PM   #4 
  - Florida is Voter's Rights Act state.  Usrename   Oct-27-08 08:13 AM   #45 
  - yes, but at least we now HAVE early voting.  FLDem5   Oct-26-08 09:04 PM   #7 
  - We didn't even have early voting until 2004.  1corona4u   Oct-26-08 09:06 PM   #11 
  - When too few machines are provided and lines take up to 6 hours  jwirr   Oct-26-08 09:00 PM   #3 
  - Do you KNOW what the situation is? or are you merely speculating?  ddeclue   Oct-26-08 09:05 PM   #9 
     - I was not speaking specifically about this site. In 2004 many areas  jwirr   Oct-26-08 09:54 PM   #18 
        - I'm saying that the SOE's are fielding all available equipment  ddeclue   Oct-26-08 09:56 PM   #19 
        - I can understand that. I do wonder why this wasn't expected and  jwirr   Oct-26-08 10:12 PM   #24 
           - Well..  ddeclue   Oct-26-08 10:30 PM   #33 
              - I hope they are soundly defeated. Serves them right.  jwirr   Oct-26-08 10:41 PM   #35 
                 - I would be very happy to repeat 2006 and pick up another 8 in the State House  ddeclue   Oct-26-08 10:42 PM   #36 
        - That is incorrect.  1corona4u   Oct-26-08 10:01 PM   #21 
           - To give the guy a break..  ddeclue   Oct-26-08 10:09 PM   #23 
           - You know, south of here too, part of the problem is, that the ballot...  1corona4u   Oct-26-08 10:14 PM   #25 
              - Incidently...  1corona4u   Oct-26-08 10:16 PM   #27 
              - Palm Beach is not Dade County...  ddeclue   Oct-26-08 10:23 PM   #31 
                 - Well, I went by the PBC office today, and the line was moving...  1corona4u   Oct-26-08 10:26 PM   #32 
           - That is the good thing about early voting. I live in a very small precinct  jwirr   Oct-26-08 10:15 PM   #26 
              - You'll be fine.  1corona4u   Oct-26-08 10:20 PM   #29 
  - Thank you for posting this...  MamaDem   Oct-26-08 09:02 PM   #5 
  - Yes, Crist has to go.  1corona4u   Oct-26-08 09:10 PM   #13 
  - IF someone is trying to commit election fraud ...  Trajan   Oct-26-08 09:03 PM   #6 
  - The burden of proof is on the person claiming suppression not me..  ddeclue   Oct-26-08 09:08 PM   #12 
     - There is ample historical precedent for voter fraud to justify concern ...  Trajan   Oct-26-08 10:57 PM   #37 
        - OK so you have just officially placed yourself in the ridiculous position  ddeclue   Oct-27-08 12:09 AM   #39 
           - Firstly: I am not occupying a 'ridiculous' position ...  Trajan   Oct-27-08 12:54 AM   #41 
              - !  Usrename   Oct-27-08 08:21 AM   #46 
              - In order for you to assume that there is voter suppression going on  ddeclue   Oct-27-08 09:54 AM   #50 
  - I appreciate your post, and you are right, but  1corona4u   Oct-26-08 09:04 PM   #8 
  - move along folks, nothing to see here - NT  crankychatter   Oct-26-08 09:05 PM   #10 
  - You raise a lot of sensible points  bluestateguy   Oct-26-08 09:18 PM   #14 
  - Well the truth is that Obama is much bigger on the ground  ddeclue   Oct-26-08 09:40 PM   #17 
  - As a Floridian, reading a post from any Dem Activist in Florida  Malikshah   Oct-26-08 09:29 PM   #15 
  - What do you possibly know about a state  ddeclue   Oct-26-08 09:34 PM   #16 
  - Reading is Fundamental. Look at my profile  Malikshah   Oct-27-08 07:58 AM   #43 
     - Whatever you still don't know what you're talking about and  ddeclue   Oct-27-08 05:58 PM   #57 
        - "Whatever"?? What, are we regressing to the rebellious thirteen year retorts now?  Malikshah   Oct-27-08 09:20 PM   #61 
  - Maybe you should wait until you vote to say that.  1corona4u   Oct-26-08 10:22 PM   #30 
     - ??? Sarcasm? Obtuseness?  Malikshah   Oct-27-08 08:00 AM   #44 
  - Doug, while I agree it proves nothing, long lines in Ohio in 2004 (read on)  progressiveforever   Oct-26-08 09:59 PM   #20 
  - THAT was Ken Blackwell..THAT was Ohio..THAT was 2004..  ddeclue   Oct-26-08 10:04 PM   #22 
     - the SOS is great, and I hope you are right, but have you read the Conyers report?  progressiveforever   Oct-26-08 10:18 PM   #28 
        - It certainly is possible to steal anything..  ddeclue   Oct-26-08 10:34 PM   #34 
  - Redistricting is important but you feel the need to trash voting rights  autorank   Oct-26-08 11:54 PM   #38 
  - I am NOT trashing voting righs...I am talking about the REAL situation  ddeclue   Oct-27-08 12:15 AM   #40 
     - Then you don't know the real situation. Fl 2000 stolen. Fl 2004 a huge mess, probably stolen  autorank   Oct-27-08 03:19 AM   #42 
        - The reality is that this is NOT 2000 OR 2004.  ddeclue   Oct-27-08 09:59 AM   #51 
  - Agreed. We must not "cry wolf" nor send the message that voting is going to be meaningless  Essene   Oct-27-08 08:26 AM   #47 
  - Excellent write-up  HughMoran   Oct-27-08 08:27 AM   #48 
  - 1) Not everyone can afford to stay in line for hours, 2) People  Truth Hurts A Lot   Oct-27-08 10:08 AM   #52 
  - If it hurts when you hit your head against the wall STOP DOING IT...  ddeclue   Oct-27-08 06:00 PM   #58 
  - If you show me equally long lines at small, rural, Republican-voting precincts ...  Laelth   Oct-27-08 05:26 PM   #53 
  - The SOS does not "give" machines..the local SOE PURCHASES them  ddeclue   Oct-27-08 05:29 PM   #54 
     - Do you have evidence of long lines in rural, Republican-voting counties?  Laelth   Oct-27-08 05:40 PM   #55 
        - You can't claim a systematic plan to suppress votes when  ddeclue   Oct-27-08 05:52 PM   #56 
           - Thanks for the tip on absentee voting.  Laelth   Oct-27-08 06:48 PM   #60 
  - Voter suppression is alive and well in Florida. Can just take advantage  Overseas   Oct-27-08 06:03 PM   #59 
 

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