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OnTheOtherHand Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-23-08 02:26 PM
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5. this is more overwrought than helpful
College kids "dont dream of going to the precinct house"?

Funny, that's not quite the way I remember Oberlin College in 2004.

Come to think of it, that isn't true of my own students either.

"...all of those 12 million people that the democrats have registered: those ballots are going to be just thrown out."

Well, I agree with Pap -- that's just incredible. Except that I actually mean it: I don't think it is credible. Silly me, I have a hard time believing that Kennedy has solid evidence that 12 million new registrants are about to be disenfranchised, and he can't find anyone who cares except an Air America host.

And considering that as of September 2 there are still over three million registered voters in Colorado -- which approaches the number of eligible adults in Colorado -- I'm pretty skeptical that a quarter of actual Colorado voters have been purged, too. It's not impossible -- who knows what is on those rolls? -- but it's unlikely.

Now, if any new registrants who are voting absentee are encouraged by this to make sure they fulfill any applicable identification requirements, that's terrific. And if any Colorado (or New Jersey, or other American) voters are inspired to check their registration status, great.

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Votes Can Be Saved RIGHT NOW.
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  -Hundreds Of Thousands Of Votes Are Being Stolen RIGHT NOW (RFK Jr-on-Air America) kpete  Sep-23-08 12:08 PM   #0 
  - I heard this the other day.  AllieB   Sep-23-08 12:12 PM   #1 
  - Democrats have learned not to fight. Big reason we continue losing (nt)  SteveM   Sep-23-08 12:14 PM   #2 
  - Speak for yourself ... eom  TheBorealAvenger   Sep-25-08 09:30 AM   #13 
  - Maybe this is why McCain/Palin are avoiding press conferences and news exposure...  KansDem   Sep-23-08 12:18 PM   #3 
  - OMG...  Nightjock   Sep-23-08 02:13 PM   #4 
  - this is more overwrought than helpful  OnTheOtherHand   Sep-23-08 02:26 PM   #5 
  - "In-credible" from the Latin root word "credo", meaning "to believe"  TheBorealAvenger   Sep-25-08 09:35 AM   #14 
     - "so implausible as to elicit disbelief"  OnTheOtherHand   Sep-25-08 12:17 PM   #15 
  - first must read rec with the new system  helderheid   Sep-23-08 05:58 PM   #6 
  - why is this not on the greatest page? n/t  garybeck   Sep-23-08 07:39 PM   #7 
  - THERE IS STILL TIME TO STOP THIS.  demodonkey   Sep-24-08 09:29 AM   #8 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-24-08 09:58 AM   #9 
  - NATIONAL GUARANTEE MY VOTE DAY  norepubsin08   Sep-24-08 10:20 AM   #10 
  - hey, thanks for putting up part of my thread. it got locked.  orleans   Sep-24-08 08:15 PM   #11 
  - omg--i just clicked on your link, and someone copied the transcript  orleans   Sep-24-08 09:39 PM   #12 
 

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