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Nader = Bush: Part 2

Within this text is an intercepted e-mail from the right. It makes my blood boil a bit, but don't roll around in the pig trough.
The point is self evident. This is the Bush crowd mind set. Insane, hateful, ignorant, christians certainly are blinded by their faith. Nevermind the mass murder they and the democrats participate in
this is four more years of BUSH.

The math: [a vote for billy the third party dude] = [a vote for Bush}
>
> 2004 Election Voter Guide
>
> Depending on the way you lean, the following information could have a bearing on decisions you make in November 2004.
>
> Issues of Importance = *
>
> * Gay Marriage:
> President Bush is opposed.
> John Kerry favors.
>
> * Partial-Birth Abortion:
> President Bush is opposed.
> John Kerry favors.
>
> * Restoring voluntary prayer in the public schools:
> President Bush Favors.
> John Kerry is opposed.
>
> * Mel Gibson & the making of a film about Christ:
> President Bush supports Gibson.
> John Kerry participated in Left's assault on Gibson, suggesting possible anti-Semitism even though Kerry had not seen the film.
>
> * Boy Scouts' belief in God and not allowing
> Homosexual Scout Leaders:
> President Bush supports Boy Scouts' stand.
> John Kerry opposes boy Scouts' stand.
>
> * Asking for God's blessing on America:
> President Bush often asks God to bless America in his speeches.
> John Kerry attacks Bush for mentioning God so often.
>
> * Judges:
> President Bush says "We need common-sense judges who believe our rights are derived from God."
> John Kerry insists on judges who support the ACLU's radical anti-Christian, anti-God, anti-family agenda.
>
> John Kerry is insistent on blocking President Bush's federal judge appointments.
>
> * Overall Record:
> President Bush does not vote on issues before Congress
> but, based on his publicly stated positions, would
> receive an 85% conservative rating.
>
> John Kerry, according to the highly respected,
> politically-neutral National Journal,
> rates Kerry the most liberal U. S. Senator in 2003 - more liberal than Ted Kennedy and Hillary Clinton.
>
> With help from you and many others, we hope to distribute 25,000,000 copies of this Voter information across the United States.
> If you agree, please pass this on.
> If you disagree, please delete this
>
If you woould like the addresses of the recipients let me know and I will provide them to you.
question 23.Oct.2004 11:03

?

what does any of the above have to do with Nader?

MUCH GREATER, more IMMINENT threats than "third party dudes" 23.Oct.2004 11:14

right here

College Republicans working as Interns for County Elections Offices around Oregon

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2004/10/300551.shtml

Below is an email sent out to college Republicans regarding an internship at Benton County Elections. This is a very serious situation as many other counties offer internships through county elections offices.

The process of volunteering as an intern is fairly easy. According to Benton County Elections, it is just a matter of students passing a background and have a professor at the University or Community College to be willing to oversee their work. That is the process to get college credit. For work experience, one just needs to pass the background and they are in. It is my experience that the elections offices are willing to take just anyone because they need the extra help.
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To: OSU College Republicans
CC:
Subject: [Osucr] internship with the election office
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2004 18:02:16 -0700

There is an internship open with the Elections Office.
Apply at the Elections Office in the basement of the Court House.

Luke Sheahan
___________________________________________________

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Ohio Voters Report Fake Calls: "change polling place" NOT From Board of Elections

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2004/10/300564.shtml

The caller interrupting a North Side couple's dinner earlier this week said he was from the Franklin County Board of Elections.

He told the elderly woman that her voting site had changed and that on Nov. 2 she and her husband should cast their ballots at a South Side precinct. The caller even left the phone number of the board.

Her husband, who didn't want their names published out of fear of retribution, called the board, sat through a long menu of automated options and finally spoke with an employee.

"They said there was no way in the world they would make such a call," he said. "I think it's hankypanky and somebody in the election is trying to kill some votes."

At no time, Elections Director Matthew Damschroder said, does the board call voters.

"The only communication from the board of elections is printed on official board of elections paper with the logo," he said.

"If they're saying they're the board of elections, that's a violation of the law. My recommendation to them would be to cease and desist."

His office has received about a dozen calls since last week from voters checking on similar calls.

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Flawed Integrity of Florida Virtual Vote - Doubters Say They'll Take To Streets

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2004/10/300561.shtml

But if this proves to be another ultra-close vote, many critics of electronic balloting including the many Democrats who believe the 2000 election was stolen say they'll take to the streets.

"I was angry last time. This time it'd be quadruple the anger," said Francois Jean, 27, whose ramshackle ranch house in Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood is festooned with Kerry placards. "The system we were supposed to believe in failed us like we didn't even vote, like we were aliens from outer space who didn't count."

David Niven, a political science professor at Florida Atlantic University, expects massive demonstrations if exit polling is close and lawsuits and technical problems overshadow a clear victory.

"I don't know if there will be rioting in the streets with pitch forks and torches after all, many of these people are 75 years old," Niven said. "But it's fair to say that their level of anger will grow exponentially from four years ago."

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Could the Associated Press (AP) Rig the Election?
by Lynn Landes

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2004/10/300558.shtml

The Associated Press (AP) will be the sole source of raw vote totals for the major news broadcasters on Election Night. However, AP spokesmen Jack Stokes and John Jones refused to explain to this journalist how the AP will receive that information. They refused to confirm or deny that the AP will receive direct feed from voting machines and central vote tabulating computers across the country. But, circumstantial evidence suggests that is exactly what will happen.

And what can be downloaded can also be uploaded.


Next question 23.Oct.2004 11:16

wonder boy

a. nader is a third party billy dude.

Next question

GOP Voter Drive Accused of Tossing Cards in OR, NV 23.Oct.2004 11:36

(also PA, WV, MN)

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2004/10/300611.shtml
Oct 23, 7:01 AM EDT

GOP Voter Drive Accused of Tossing Cards

By DEBORAH HASTINGS
AP National Writer

In several battleground states across the country, a consulting firm funded by the Republican National Committee has been accused of deceiving would-be voters and destroying Democratic voter registration cards.

Arizona-based Sproul & Associates is under investigation in Oregon and Nevada over claims that canvassers hired by the company were instructed to register only Republicans and to get rid of registration forms completed by Democrats.

Substitute teacher Adam Banse wanted a summer job with flexible hours, so he signed up to knock on doors in suburban Minneapolis and register people to vote.

He quit after two hours. "They said if you bring back a bunch of Democratic cards, you'll be fired," Banse contends. "At that point, I said, `Whoa. Something's wrong here.'"

In West Virginia, Lisa Bragg said she refused a sorely needed $9-an-hour job to register voters after attending an orientation session conducted by Sproul employees.

Like Banse in Minnesota, she said canvassers were discouraged from registering Democrats and were told to misrepresent themselves as poll takers.

In Pennsylvania, Democrats in the state House of Representatives have asked the attorney general to investigate complaints from former Sproul canvassers who said they had been instructed to not register Democrats. About 40 to 50 also complained they had not been promptly paid.

In Pittsburgh, library patrons protested that Sproul employees were pressuring people to register as Republicans at tables set up outside a Carnegie Library branch.

A similar incident was reported in Oregon in September, when the manager of Medford library headquarters refused a Sproul request to register voters after learning the firm was affiliated with Republicans.


Criminal Charges In South Dakota Absentee Ballots 23.Oct.2004 11:38

GOP Board Member Resigns

[FROM Rapid City Journal, KOTA Territory News & The Associated Press]

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2004/10/300612.shtml

Six Republican notary publics face misdemeanors in connection with absentee ballot applications filled out on South Dakota college campuses.

Attorney General Larry Long says the number of improper absentee requests range from a few hundred to more than a thousand. He says several Democratic lawyers have already told him they plan to challenge the validity of those applications in court.

One former state lawmaker is, as of Wednesday, also a former member of the South Dakota Republican Party's executive board.

Jan Nicolay, who represented Sioux Falls for 14 years in the state House of Representatives and was chairman of the appropriations committee, said negative campaign tactics and what she views as mishandling of the absentee ballot process led to her decision.

"I'm not happy with that at all," Nicolay said of an absentee ballot snafu that affected voters on several college campuses.

GOP Brownshirts Move to Crush Ohio Vote 23.Oct.2004 12:33

(The New York Times, AP and other sources)

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2004/10/300614.shtml

Republican Party officials in Ohio took formal steps yesterday to place thousands of recruits inside polling places on Election Day to challenge the qualifications of voters they suspect are not eligible to cast ballots.

They say their effort is necessary to guard against fraud arising from aggressive moves by the Democrats to register tens of thousands of new voters in Ohio, seen as one of the most pivotal battlegrounds in the Nov. 2 elections.

Ohio Democrats were struggling to match the Republicans' move, which had been rumored for weeks. Both parties had until 4 p.m. to register people they had recruited to monitor the election. Republicans said they had enlisted 3,600 by the deadline, many in heavily Democratic urban neighborhoods of Cleveland, Dayton and other cities. Each recruit was to be paid $100.

The Democrats, who tend to benefit more than Republicans from large turnouts, said they had registered more than 2,000 recruits to try to protect legitimate voters rather than weed out ineligible ones.

Republican officials said they had no intention of disrupting voting but James P. Trakas, a Republican co-chairman in Cuyahoga County, said the recruits would be equipped with lists of voters who the party suspects are not county residents or otherwise qualified to vote.

Among other things, he said, the recruits will be trained how to challenge mentally disabled voters who are assisted by anyone other than their legal guardians.

For the Democrats in Dayton, Ronald Magoteaux, 57, a mechanical engineer, said he agreed to be a poll watcher out of concern for new voters. "I think it's sick that these Republicans are up to dirty tricks at the polls," Mr. Magoteaux said. "I believe thousands of votes were lost in 2000, and I want to make sure that doesn't happen in Ohio."

Among the main swing states, only Ohio, Florida and Missouri require the parties to register poll watchers before Election Day; elsewhere, party observers can register on the day itself.

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SEE ALSO:

Diebold Voting Machine Controversy in Ohio

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2003/08/270902.shtml

Walden O'Dell--chief executive of Diebold Inc. and active in the re-election effort of President Bush--sent an Aug. 14 [2003] letter to central Ohio Republicans asking them to raise $10,000 in donations in time for a Sept. 26 [2003] Ohio Republican Party event at his home, saying that he is "committed to helping Ohio deliver its electoral votes to the president next year."

O'Dell attended a strategy pow-wow with wealthy Bush benefactors - known as Rangers and Pioneers - at the president's Crawford, Texas, ranch earlier this month. The next week, he penned invitations to a $1,000-a-plate fund-raiser to benefit the Ohio Republican Party's federal campaign fund - partially benefiting Bush - at his mansion in the Columbus suburb of Upper Arlington.
Walden W. O'Dell, Chairman of the Board, President, and CEO of Diebold, Inc.
Walden W. O'Dell, Chairman of the Board, President, and CEO of Diebold, Inc.

New Mexico e-Voting Machines Fail 23.Oct.2004 12:36

(The Albuquerque Journal)

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2004/10/300616.shtml

Kim Griffith voted on Thursday - over and over and over.

She's among the people in Bernalillo and Sandoval counties who say they have had trouble with early voting equipment. When they have tried to vote for a particular candidate, the touch-screen system has said they voted for somebody else.

She went to Valle Del Norte Community Center in Albuquerque, planning to vote for John Kerry. "I pushed his name, but a green check mark appeared before President Bush's name," she said.

Griffith erased the vote by touching the check mark at Bush's name. That's how a voter can alter a touch-screen ballot.

She again tried to vote for Kerry, but the screen again said she had voted for Bush. The third time, the screen agreed that her vote should go to Kerry.

She faced the same problem repeatedly as she filled out the rest of the ballot. On one item, "I had to vote five or six times," she said.

nice graphic 23.Oct.2004 12:45

like it

the cell phone graphic is great!

are you going vote for K-Mart or W-Mart? 23.Oct.2004 15:08

Ziggy

I guess K-mart, W-Mart is slightly worse.

War = Peace 23.Oct.2004 15:53

Wild Green

War = Peace : By adding 50,000 more troops to Iraq, John Kerry will win the war (or as John Kerry says, "Win the Peace") in Iraq quickly.

Freedom = Slavery : John Kerry supported the U.S. Patriot Act.

Nader = Bush

yo wild green 23.Oct.2004 19:05

orwell

ignorance is strength

war is peace

freedom is slavery

you may be right about kerry, but you know what bush is going to do too.