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Peace Patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-27-04 07:57 PM
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77. American democracy's finest hour
To thereismore:

You write, "To get back to why the exit polls could be skewed, one reason could be that....," then you give several 'could-be-thats' (Republican shame at voting for Bush, etc.), and finally you say, "Therefore, exit polls actually do mean nothing...".

You provide no proof--not even a hint at proof--of any of your "could be" and "might-be" reasons for the exit polls being skewed, then you make the grand conclusion that the exit polls "mean nothing."

Exit polls use well-tested methods and sampling techniques and are greatly respected and utilized throughout the world to verify elections and to detect election fraud. There is simply no evidence pointing to any error in the 2004 exit poll numbers. And you are merely speculating as to why they differ from the Republican-owned and controlled (and top secret) vote tabulation source code "results."

And there is PLENTY of reason to doubt those Diebold (CEO Warren O'Dell a Bush "Pioneer," i.e. donated over $100,000 to the Bush campaign) "results."

Non-partisan, highly respected exit polls used worldwide
vs
Electronic vote "tabulation" completely controlled by partisan Republicans.

Are you "in denial" or what?

But you are correct that "this is not about Kerry." This is about the people who stood out in the rain for 10 hours to vote for him, and gave up their jobs and all their time and energy for the voter registration, "get out the vote" and poll monitoring campaigns--the people who gave Kerry and the Democrats an overwhelming victory, and have been cheated of democracy's finest hour--the overwhelming repudiation of George W. Bush.

It's about US! Yes. And what we're going to do next. Bury our heads in the sand, and watch our democracy DIE? Or fight back, by: 1) supporting the recounts and lawsuits and investigations that are on-going, and do everything we can to overturn this election; and 2) work state by state to achieve, a) a paper trail for every vote, and b) open source code for vote tabulation.

See http://www.blackboxvoting.org, http://www.votersunite.org, http://www.votecobb.org and http://hungerfordemocracy.com



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