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TreasonousBastard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-08-10 12:07 PM
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4. More bullshit. I wish you guys would find something more productive to...
use all this energy on.

I don't know what happened in Nassau, but here in Suffolk the teabag challenger to Tim Bishop just conceded. We don't know the exact count yet (all absentee ballots haven't been counted) but it's close-- a couple of hundred votes separated the two. What's that, a tenth of a percent?

Throughout all of the nail-biting nobody from either side EVER doubted the machine count. The machine counts were verified by the BOE and both sides looked accepted the counts after looking closely at what the BOE did. Any questions boiled down to challenging affidavit and absenteee ballots, and the teabagger couldn't successfully challenge enough to win.\

The machines we use work. Deal with it-- they're not going away.

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  -New York Democrats Cite Bush v. Gore -- AFTER CONCEDING! Bill Bored  Dec-02-10 02:24 PM   #0 
  - always important  kpete   Dec-02-10 03:54 PM   #1 
  - well said and your anger is well earned  WillYourVoteBCounted   Dec-02-10 07:27 PM   #2 
  - PS  WillYourVoteBCounted   Dec-02-10 07:49 PM   #3 
  - More bullshit. I wish you guys would find something more productive to...  TreasonousBastard   Dec-08-10 12:07 PM   #4 
  - The Dem in CD1 said to count every vote -- until he was ahead!  Bill Bored   Dec-09-10 03:16 AM   #5 
  - I see those who believe in verified election results (rather than jingoisms) have upset you again.  Wilms   Dec-12-10 08:16 PM   #7 
  - Let's look at some REAL numbers  brooklynite   Dec-09-10 09:42 PM   #6 
     - No doubt Democrats could effectively argue their reps don't stand for something.  Wilms   Dec-12-10 08:29 PM   #8 
     - We don't have manual recounts so how do ya know we've got "real numbers?"  Bill Bored   Dec-13-10 12:35 AM   #9 
        - Some of the same people who defend optical scan...  Wilms   Dec-13-10 04:44 PM   #10 
           - As the differences between the two major parties narrow, interest in election integrity wanes. nt  Bill Bored   Dec-13-10 08:37 PM   #11 

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