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Ohio needs to demand recount. There is a huge difference between the exit poll numbers from there and the counted votes. Remember that Ohio uses Diebold's voting machines. You remember Diebold. They're the company who promised to deliver Ohio's votes to Bush in this election.


Know what I'm saying?


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Nov. 3rd, 2004 09:57 am (UTC)
A few months back, the president of that company promised, very publicly, that Diebold would help deliver all of Ohio's electoral votes to the president. He was very clear about it, and heavily criticized.

Exit poll numbers for Ohio showed Kerry ahead by a few percent. Diebold's numbers show otherwise.
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Nov. 3rd, 2004 11:26 am (UTC)
Nov. 3rd, 2004 09:34 am (UTC)
every single state needs a recount. what's he doing conceding already anyway?
Nov. 3rd, 2004 09:55 am (UTC)
Not true. In many states, the idiots have spoken loud and clear. At the end of the day, there's nothing we can do about the fact that most voters are uninformed, bigoted, and willing to thrust their religious beliefs upon the rest of us. But, Ohio is very suspicious.
Nov. 3rd, 2004 09:59 am (UTC)
that particular instance is ass, but there are other just-as-ass instances in other states. look it up. recount.

i'm not arguing that the general populace aren't a buncha ignernt buffoons, because they are. i'm just sayin' there's more fraud afoot.
Nov. 3rd, 2004 11:27 am (UTC)
I don't really see much calling of bullshit in other places... I don't really see it at all... I'm just calling it on Ohio because of the voting machine thing.

Being close is one thing, but being close and people calling fraud is another.
Nov. 3rd, 2004 09:53 am (UTC)
i'd love to believe it, but there won't be a recount unless the disparity gets a lot closer. the exit polls were off in just about every state. the statistical modeling wasn't even close to accurate.

of course, with diebold voting machines, there can be no recount because there's no paper trail. ah, america :(
Nov. 3rd, 2004 02:47 pm (UTC)
the elexion
Guys, have you forgotten that OTHER election that was hijacked in Florida 4 years ago?

Fact is, the GOP has figured out that you can't rely on the voters to perpetuate their party, so they've studied hard and mastered the art of stealing the contest.

We have only ourselves to blame. How many of those 18s to 29s woke up Tuesday, briefly contemplated the significance of the day, then fell right back into bed? Obviously, way too many.

Don't blame Diebold. Blame all those people whose commitment to helping effect change lasted -- ohhhh -- about a day.

And you know what? It isn't going to get better. In four years, we'll be singing the same song, and Canada will look even better.

So who are all those people who put W back in the W House? Look around you. Look in the mirror. By not voting, you did.

"Nuff said.

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