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autorank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-18-05 03:15 AM
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86. And isn't that the start of the illegitimacy! What a fiasco Florida was.
It's bothered me ever since the ugly events during which thugs stole the election. At least Gore fought back. He missed the boat, unfortunately, by not challenging on race and the felon purge (would you trust your private data with ChoicePoint).

The most tragic scene in modern American politics was Al Gore, as Vice President, presiding over the certification of the vote, having to gavel down the challengers, and watching 100 US Senators sit there and do nothing (these are the same folks who helicoptered out of the DC area right after 911 while the rest of us waited for the other shoe to drop).

The theft of the presidency 2000 and Florida 2000 are the beginning points of the new Voting Rights movement.

Here's an article of interest, my favorite long running outrage, "spoiled ballots" ...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn?pagename=artic...
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