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Carl Brennan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 10:30 PM
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Ohio rethugs might be prosecuted
Edited on Sun Nov-14-04 10:31 PM by Carl Brennan
http://atheism.about.com/b/a/122851.htm

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Ohio: Republican Thugs May Be Prosecuted
Republican operatives have been engaging in dirty tricks all over the country in order to prevent people from voting. In Ohio, they challenged large numbers of newly registered voters in the hopes of keeping them from casting ballots. How? By sending out registered letters and concluding that if any weren't accepted, it meant that the person didn't really live where they claimed.

An absurd position? Absolutely but they tried it anyway and those who filed the challenges may be prosecuted, as the Akron Beacon Journal explains:more

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jsamuel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 10:33 PM
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1. Go GET 'EM!!!
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genieroze Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 10:33 PM
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2. Kick
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TexasChick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 10:35 PM
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3. That Calhoun bastard is a pig! If he asked me
"Why the hell do you care?", I would tell him "Because I am a tax paying citizen who has a right to vote, tard!"
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 10:39 PM
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4. Poor babies... they may have to spend some time in
jail with all them minorities they hate

What is worst, they will loose their rights to vote....

Poor babies what are tehy gonna do now?

Call a very good lawyer and hope the case lands in a right wing court where the judge will slap their wrists, that is what....

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proud patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 10:39 PM
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5. Woo Hoo !
Bastards :mad:
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thecrow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 10:40 PM
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6. Isn't this known as...
MAIL FRAUD????
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Carl Brennan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 10:44 PM
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7. Nice catch. The lawyers prosecuting this thing could always
another charge, hee, hee.
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Carl Brennan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 10:47 PM
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8. You know there is a hidden goodie about this
Repugs will think twice before doing this shit.
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jsamuel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 10:47 PM
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9. THAT WAS A FELONY!!!
Felons can't vote...
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imenja Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 10:49 PM
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10. Article is Dated Oct 28 and 31
Those are old articles: Oct 31 and 28 (from the Akron paper). This
has already been to court. The Ohio courts blocked the challenges, but the US supreme court issued a ruling allowing them...early morning on Nov 2, election day. It was Justice Stevens who issued the ruling.
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