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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 10:18 AM
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Gang of Thugs Announces Elections Will Be Flawless
Gang of Thugs Announces Elections Will Be Flawless
Submitted by davidswanson on Tue, 2008-09-16 14:24.

* Elections

McCain-Palin 2008 Launches "Honest and Open Election Committee"

ARLINGTON, VA -- The McCain-Palin 2008 campaign today announced the formation of the Honest and Open Election Committee, with a mission to ensure that every qualified citizen has the opportunity to vote in a fair and transparent manner. The committee will work with state and local election officials to anticipate, and where possible resolve in advance, problems likely to arise on Election Day.

The advisory committee will be co-chaired by former United States Senators John C. Danforth and Warren B. Rudman. The committee also includes current and former members of Congress and former state secretaries of state, election officials, and state attorneys general, along with prominent academic experts in election law. The diverse composition of the committee reflects the McCain-Palin campaign's desire to put partisan politics aside in the hope of seeing a fair and transparent election in November.

The committee will advise the campaign with respect to policy and actual or potential legal proceedings involving the campaign laws and practices in various states working towards avoiding litigation when possible.

"The purpose of the Honest and Open Election Committee is to resolve potential voting problems in advance of Election Day to bolster voters' confidence in the system," said Rudman. "We believe that elections should be decided by voters, not lawyers."

more at:
http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/node/36038
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tbyg52 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 10:35 AM
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1. Wow. I feel so much better now.... :-(
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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 10:44 AM
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2. hey tbyg52
Many, even here at DU do not get this:

#1 ISSUE IN ELECTIONS

Voting, and having our votes count,
and the right to "throw the bastards out"


I want to hope, but since 2000, it is hard to believe.

sorry tbyg52 if I lay this sorrow at your feet.

I was sure you would understand,

peace, kp
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tbyg52 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 11:21 AM
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3. Absolutely.
It's hard to throw 'em out when they're screwing with the vote (and, too often, getting away with it).
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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 12:20 PM
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4. "Your first duty upon clocking in, Mr Fox, is to take a head count
of all the chickens in the henhouse..."
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Wilms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 06:25 PM
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5. Golly geepers, etc.
This is as funny as McCain advancing the idea of a 9/11 style commission to cover-up, er, I mean, investigate the financial market melt-down.

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