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Why hasn't McCain conceded? (VANITY)

Posted on 11/04/2008 7:20:25 PM PST by mike182d

With California, Oregon and Washington state, Obama crosses the 270 threshold - meaning there's no way he can win at this point.

Is there something they know that we don't?


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: election; mccain; obama; polls

1 posted on 11/04/2008 7:20:26 PM PST by mike182d
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To: mike182d

Are you serious?


2 posted on 11/04/2008 7:22:16 PM PST by PleaseNoMore
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To: mike182d

he hasn’t been beaten badly enough yet. He will concede soon once the beatings get to be too much.


3 posted on 11/04/2008 7:22:36 PM PST by MAD-AS-HELL (How does one win over terrorists? KILL them with UNKINDNESS)
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To: mike182d

People are still voting, do you mind?


4 posted on 11/04/2008 7:22:41 PM PST by psjones (u)
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To: mike182d

he hasn’t been beaten badly enough yet. He will concede soon once the beatings get to be too much.


5 posted on 11/04/2008 7:23:30 PM PST by MAD-AS-HELL (How does one win over terrorists? KILL them with UNKINDNESS)
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To: mike182d

yeah he is now hitting himself in the face for accepting public campaign financing. Lets face it, McLame was weak and not the brightest candidate on the block. He wasn’t campaigning in enough states. He completely gave Iowa for example to Obama. Bush won Iowa in the last election. His campaign advisors really did him in too. Lets regroup and prepare for 2012.


6 posted on 11/04/2008 7:23:41 PM PST by 82ndABNOfficer
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To: mike182d

Because you don’t concede on exit poll results. You wait until the voting is actually over and the votes are counted. Get it?


7 posted on 11/04/2008 7:23:52 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (In VP's, McCain picked the future, Obama chose the past.)
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To: mike182d

Because right now, it’s 138(M) to 207(O)


8 posted on 11/04/2008 7:24:37 PM PST by nuconvert (Obama - Preferred by 4 out of 5 Dictators & Terrorists// Khomeini promised change too)
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To: mike182d

Conceded? It’s only 10:15 PM ET. At least wait until all the states have had a chance to vote, for cryin’ out loud!

McCain may have contesting to do anyway. This was one rigged election.


9 posted on 11/04/2008 7:24:37 PM PST by madison10 (In nothing be anxious; but in everything by prayer and supplication...)
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To: mike182d

Why are there so many idiotic vanities being posted?


10 posted on 11/04/2008 7:24:45 PM PST by Elyse (I refuse to feed the crocodile.)
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To: mike182d

Fox news radio has reported that pool reporters have been requested to assemble by McCain.


11 posted on 11/04/2008 7:25:01 PM PST by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: mike182d

He is probably waiting till the polls close in California. They have a big Issue 8 they are voting on. If he concedes that might cause conservatives to not go out and vote. i.e., Jimmy Carter 1980


12 posted on 11/04/2008 7:25:45 PM PST by fkabuckeyesrule (If McCain loses I'm moving to Alaska!!!!)
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To: psjones

HE hasnt conceded cause he never gives up he fights for whats right!!! it aint over....quit giving into this shit...something stinks bad in pa...oh..


13 posted on 11/04/2008 7:26:44 PM PST by katiekins1
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To: katiekins1

He will concede 801pm pacific time.....then go to bed


14 posted on 11/04/2008 7:28:46 PM PST by BurbankKarl
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To: mike182d

Now why would anyone in their right mind concede based on exit polling that has been shown widely inaccurate in the past?


15 posted on 11/04/2008 7:28:57 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: mike182d

Uhh, there’s still VOTING going on. If McCain jumps the gun, he could screw Republicans on the West Coast, like Tom McClintock, Prop 8, etc.


16 posted on 11/04/2008 7:29:58 PM PST by Chet 99 (Vote McCain/Palin, or this will be our future: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTb5EFZmgbs)
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To: mike182d

The news media seem to have convinced you that they actually decide who wins which state, in some instances before a single precinct has reported. Those electoral vote tallies are projections. Elections are a little more complicated than that.


17 posted on 11/04/2008 7:30:24 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: katiekins1

I just hope that McCain, as a senator, goes against obama every chance he gets. He’s really a rino, but maybe he’s changed his tune just a little.


18 posted on 11/04/2008 7:30:34 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: mike182d

In B4 the ZOT.


19 posted on 11/04/2008 7:32:24 PM PST by Califreak (Hope -n- Che'nge is the battle cry of the zombies.)
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To: 82ndABNOfficer
he is now hitting himself in the face for accepting public campaign financing. Lets face it, McLame was weak and not the brightest candidate on the block. He wasn’t campaigning in enough states. He completely gave Iowa for example to Obama. Bush won Iowa in the last election. His campaign advisors really did him in too. Lets regroup and prepare for 2012.

Amen to that. Time to make some changes in GOP HQ. Perhaps Newt should be chairman.

20 posted on 11/04/2008 7:33:50 PM PST by tsowellfan (An Obama win is a defeat for country club republicans and a win for conservative republicans.)
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To: BurbankKarl

ok karl...and dont be a smart ass with me...show off somewhere else. grow up


21 posted on 11/04/2008 7:34:32 PM PST by katiekins1
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To: mike182d
I don't remember which station I was watching on election night 2004 but I distinctly remember the check being taken off Ohio after it had been called for Kerry. Blue turned white, then red and a couple hours later Kerry was giving his concession speech.
22 posted on 11/04/2008 7:34:44 PM PST by traintown57
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To: RegulatorCountry
I'm asking a serious question because I don't know what to believe.

I see all these posts about not listening to the media, but what I'm not seeing is data from each of the states in question suggesting a different outcome.


23 posted on 11/04/2008 7:34:56 PM PST by mike182d ("Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how was the play?")
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To: madison10
This was one rigged election.

Yes it was rigged but if the GOP does not have someone who can use the English language well enough to explain this to the American people, Obama will never be impeached for rigging the election. In my opinion, that's what impeachment is for.

24 posted on 11/04/2008 7:37:01 PM PST by tsowellfan (An Obama win is a defeat for country club republicans and a win for conservative republicans.)
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To: katiekins1

Oh, you can get back to me after 10 more years on this site and 33,000 posts!


25 posted on 11/04/2008 7:37:22 PM PST by BurbankKarl
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To: mike182d

Because his campaign staff, Palin included, would probably hunt him down like a dog if he did. The presidential race has a huge effect on other races that are even more important now, and so whether or not Obama wins one state after he reaches 270 is very important, even more so if he hasn’t even reached 270 as of yet. Remember 1996? Dole did far worse than McCain and he hardly had a chance, but his VP pick (whose name now strangely eludes me) became persona non grata when he started campaigning for president in 2000 before the 1996 ballots were counted.


26 posted on 11/04/2008 7:37:34 PM PST by dr_who
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To: BurbankKarl

8:01 pm pacific time would of been sufficient. Big Bad Karl.


27 posted on 11/04/2008 7:38:10 PM PST by katiekins1
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To: psjones
People are still voting, do you mind?

I would have disagreed with the author of this thread IF the McCain campaign had not announced "it will take a miracle now" more than 2 hours ago.

28 posted on 11/04/2008 7:39:32 PM PST by tsowellfan (An Obama win is a defeat for country club republicans and a win for conservative republicans.)
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To: mike182d

It’s time for America to take the advice that Sarah Palin gave to Joe Biden during the debate and look forward, not at the past.

If we asked the libs to support President Bush, then we owe it to our country to Obama as our President and Commander in Chief.


29 posted on 11/04/2008 7:40:57 PM PST by eddieadams
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To: dr_who

Jack Kemp was the VP nominee with Dole’s ticket in 1996.

Yes, it would be NUTS for any Presidential candidate to concede while the polls are still open - there are still down-ballot races on the west coast that could be affected.


30 posted on 11/04/2008 7:42:13 PM PST by Enchante (The real "bitter clingers" are on the LEFT -- ranting Obamabots clinging to delusions!!)
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To: BurbankKarl

Im not impressed Karl..don’t be a territorial Idiot!!!


31 posted on 11/04/2008 7:42:24 PM PST by katiekins1
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To: dandiegirl
I just hope that McCain, as a senator, goes against obama every chance he gets.

LOL! Don't hold your breath. Sadly, I think the opposite was one of McCain's primary issues during his campaign. McCain has been emphasizing his voting against his own party and voting with Obama's party.

32 posted on 11/04/2008 7:44:35 PM PST by tsowellfan (An Obama win is a defeat for country club republicans and a win for conservative republicans.)
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To: eddieadams

“then we owe it to our country to Obama as our President and Commander in Chief.”

Support the O? NEVER.


33 posted on 11/04/2008 8:00:12 PM PST by swmobuffalo ("We didn't seek the approval of Code Pink and MoveOn.org before deciding what to do")
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To: mike182d

ALERT: About to concede (FNC)


34 posted on 11/04/2008 8:19:53 PM PST by raccoonradio
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To: katiekins1

I was off by 17 minutes! you can go to bed now.


35 posted on 11/04/2008 8:20:24 PM PST by BurbankKarl
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To: tsowellfan

That’s what got me this whole campaign.

But he was caught in a rock and a hard place.

If he votes with his party, he’s another Bush.

If he brags on voting against his party, why not vote for the black guy if they vote the same.

Screwed either way. Just like Amerikkka is now.

I cannot BELIEVE that a candidate who let a man that baptised his children and MARRIED he and his wife that screamed “GOD D&MN AMERICA”.

Ok, I can believe it, but I’m sad. Really really sad.


36 posted on 11/04/2008 8:23:01 PM PST by autumnraine (Churchill: " we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall never surrender")
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To: BurbankKarl

karl..you are a pest...and an adult juvenile. since you wanna be territorial...go lift your leg somewhere. and dont bother me again.


37 posted on 11/04/2008 8:36:47 PM PST by katiekins1
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