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Kerry Criticizes Election Outcome At MLK Day Breakfast [Sore-Loserman ALERT]
AP ^ | Monday, January 17, 2005

Posted on 01/17/2005 10:17:16 AM PST by West Coast Conservative

BOSTON— U.S. Sen. John Kerry, in some of his most pointed public comments yet about November's presidential election, invoked Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy on Monday as he criticized President Bush and decried reports of voter disenfranchisement on election day.

Kerry, Bush's Democratic challenger, spoke at Boston's annual Martin Luther King Day Breakfast. He reiterated that he decided not to challenge the election results, but went on to say that "thousands of people were suppressed in the effort to vote."

"Voting machines were distributed in uneven ways. In Democratic districts, it took people four, five, eleven hours to vote, while Republicans sorted through in ten minutes - same voting machines, same process, our America," he said.

In his comments, Kerry also compared the democracy-building efforts in Iraq with voting in the U.S., saying that Americans had their names purged from voting lists and were kept from casting ballots.

"We're here to celebrate the life of a man who if he were here today would make it clear to us what our agenda is, and nothing would be made more clear on that agenda that in a nation which is willing to spend several hundred million dollars in Iraq to bring them democracy, we cannot tolerate that too many people here in America were denied that democracy," Kerry said.


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1 posted on 01/17/2005 10:17:24 AM PST by West Coast Conservative
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To: West Coast Conservative

You lost, get over it.


2 posted on 01/17/2005 10:18:09 AM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: West Coast Conservative

Already trying to mend fences with the moveon and DU goofballs who derided him for "conceding too quickly." He's running in '08.


3 posted on 01/17/2005 10:19:06 AM PST by TheBigB (Life is good. It'd be better if Jaime Pressly was here naked with a pizza. But it's still damn good.)
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To: Indy Pendance

4 posted on 01/17/2005 10:19:32 AM PST by Howlin (I need my Denny Crane!)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Ping, Tonk.


5 posted on 01/17/2005 10:19:36 AM PST by armyavonlady
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To: West Coast Conservative

For crying out loud. What a loser.


6 posted on 01/17/2005 10:19:43 AM PST by cwiz24 (I worked very hard on this tagline.)
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To: West Coast Conservative

Looks like Lurch has been hitting Tereza's white raisin stash a bit too hard lately.


7 posted on 01/17/2005 10:20:19 AM PST by dirtboy (To make a pearl, you must first irritate an oyster)
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To: West Coast Conservative

Tell us, what about Wisconsin and Philadelphia?


8 posted on 01/17/2005 10:20:39 AM PST by Brian328i
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To: TheBigB

You're right- He's setting up for 08. May as well go ahead and make a donation to the Swift Boat vets right now!


9 posted on 01/17/2005 10:20:39 AM PST by msp2004
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To: West Coast Conservative

When Kerry conceded the day after the election, for a brief second, I actually thought that the man may have some integrity and class. I was actually gratefull that the man didn't drag this country through the mess that happened in 2000. I was like "Atleast he's better than Gore."

This article sure brings me back to reality about the man.


10 posted on 01/17/2005 10:20:58 AM PST by Nascardude
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To: msp2004
'08 will be sooo much fun watching the Dems explode. Gore vs. Hillary vs. Kerry vs. Dean (he's gonna run, make no mistake).
11 posted on 01/17/2005 10:22:05 AM PST by TheBigB (Life is good. It'd be better if Jaime Pressly was here naked with a pizza. But it's still damn good.)
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To: West Coast Conservative

Same story as always. Just laying the F*ing plan for next time to rally up the black vote , It is really sickening. Ï wonder when the Black folks will figure out they are being "played"


12 posted on 01/17/2005 10:22:09 AM PST by Deetes
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To: West Coast Conservative

As usual the AP reporter aggressively pressed the former presidential candidate on his lies.


13 posted on 01/17/2005 10:22:42 AM PST by johniegrad
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To: Indy Pendance

Kerry, along with his Democratic supporters, are idiots. They are functional idiots however because they show us what they and their party stand for everyday.

MLK Jr. would roll over in his grave if he knew the people that claim to represent his dream today. How sad.


14 posted on 01/17/2005 10:23:14 AM PST by GOPRaleigh (Results may vary.)
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To: West Coast Conservative
Nobody was denied the rigth to vote except those who did not follow the lawful and proper proceedures for registering and voting.

And another thing. Aren't the Democrat voting districts run and operated by Democrats? If there weren't enough voting machines, who's fault is that?

15 posted on 01/17/2005 10:23:50 AM PST by rogers21774
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To: West Coast Conservative

Every time one of these Democrat idiots speaks, they dig themselves deeper into the hole. First, the Democratic precincts are run by Democrats, so they should be blaming themselves. The reason Democrats stood in line for hours longer to vote is because they are too stupid to read the ballots or follow instructions!


16 posted on 01/17/2005 10:23:51 AM PST by TommyDale
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To: West Coast Conservative

"Voting machines were distributed in uneven ways. In Democratic districts, it took people four, five, eleven hours to vote, while Republicans sorted through in ten minutes - same voting machines, same process, our America," he said.




Kerry lost, the US won. Repeating conspiracy theories does not mean they are any more truer than the last 99 times we heard em.


17 posted on 01/17/2005 10:24:53 AM PST by crazyhorse691 (We won. We don't need to be forgiving. Let the heads roll!!!!!!!!!)
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To: TommyDale

The best way to keep people needing you is to deny them the knowledge to do better. This is the state of today's Socialist, oops, Democratic party.


18 posted on 01/17/2005 10:25:58 AM PST by GOPRaleigh (Results may vary.)
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To: Brian328i

"Tell us, what about Wisconsin and Philadelphia?"

Agreed. Republican voters in Dane and Milwaukee counties (WI) were seriously disenfranchised! There are already reports of 10,000 illegal votes in Milwaukee County...Kerry only won Wisconsin by 11,841 votes!!


19 posted on 01/17/2005 10:26:02 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: West Coast Conservative

Looks like Lurch has been hitting Tereza's white raisin stash a bit too hard lately.


20 posted on 01/17/2005 10:26:12 AM PST by dirtboy (To make a pearl, you must first irritate an oyster)
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To: West Coast Conservative
"Voting machines were distributed in uneven ways. In Democratic districts, it took people four, five, eleven hours to vote, while Republicans sorted through in ten minutes - same voting machines, same process, our America," he said.

Aren't democrat districts run by democrats? J effin'K needs to be punched in the mouth.

FMCDH(BITS)

21 posted on 01/17/2005 10:27:44 AM PST by nothingnew (Kerry is gone...perhaps to Lake Woebegone)
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To: West Coast Conservative
"...'In Democratic districts, it took people four, five, eleven hours to vote, while Republicans sorted through in ten minutes - same voting machines, same process, our America,'..." the failed candidate said.

It was far easier to make up one's mind to vote for a man the caliber of President George W. Bush

Who can blame anyone for agonizing eleven hours on whether or not to cast a ballot for Kerry?

22 posted on 01/17/2005 10:28:10 AM PST by Chummy (Liberals -- the other Red meat.)
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To: msp2004

One of the talking heads on Sunday..Nora O'Donnell.said that Edwards was far ahead of Kerry in lanning and organizing for 2008. I guess he won't do a "Lieberman" and wait for Kerry to decide...so we may well be treated to the sight of the 2004 Dem ticket lambasting each other on the priary circuit..


23 posted on 01/17/2005 10:28:32 AM PST by ken5050
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To: cwiz24

"What a loser."

A self-serving, egotistical, race-baiting loser! What an old tool J'Effin is!


24 posted on 01/17/2005 10:28:46 AM PST by Frank_Discussion (May the wings of Liberty never lose a feather!)
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To: msp2004

One of the talking heads on Sunday..Nora O'Donnell.said that Edwards was far ahead of Kerry in lanning and organizing for 2008. I guess he won't do a "Lieberman" and wait for Kerry to decide...so we may well be treated to the sight of the 2004 Dem ticket lambasting each other on the primary circuit..Who knew Edwards believes in "pre-emptive" strikes?


25 posted on 01/17/2005 10:29:02 AM PST by ken5050
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To: West Coast Conservative

In Democratic districts, it took people four, five, eleven hours to vote, while Republicans sorted through in ten minutes - same voting machines, same process, our America," he said.

I think that says more about democrats' abilities to follow the rules.


26 posted on 01/17/2005 10:30:02 AM PST by kenth (Tagline expired.)
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To: Deetes

It is rather digustingly TRANSPARENT, isn't it?


27 posted on 01/17/2005 10:30:02 AM PST by Frank_Discussion (May the wings of Liberty never lose a feather!)
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To: Indy Pendance

My newest, wonderful dream. John Kerry meets me in a bar, finds out that I voted for Bush, then challenges me to a fistfight in the alley.


28 posted on 01/17/2005 10:30:56 AM PST by pissant
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To: West Coast Conservative
"Voting machines were distributed in uneven ways. In Democratic districts, it took people four, five, eleven hours to vote, while Republicans sorted through in ten minutes - same voting machines, same process, our America," he said.

Thank you for stating this, Senator. That means that either the Democrats running those districts are stupid, the Democrat voters are stupid, or both!

Conversely, the Republicans running the other districts are smarter, the Republican voters are smarter, or both! HA!

29 posted on 01/17/2005 10:31:10 AM PST by DTogo (U.S. out of the U.N. & U.N out of the U.S.)
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To: TheBigB
'08 will be sooo much fun watching the Dems explode. Gore vs. Hillary vs. Kerry vs. Dean (he's gonna run, make no mistake).

All but Hillary are already running hard to port. Hillary is trying to outflank the GOP already on the right while throwing an occasional bone to the moonbats. It'll be interesting to see Hillary can continue on that path or will be forced leftwards by the moonbats like Dean did to Kerry.

30 posted on 01/17/2005 10:31:58 AM PST by dirtboy (To make a pearl, you must first irritate an oyster)
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To: Nascardude
When Kerry conceded the day after the election, for a brief second, I actually thought that the man may have some integrity and class...

No to both. His running all over the Middle East bashing Bush and the US before our troops in Iraq and leaders in Syria and Egypt show he hasn't changed since his traitorous activities in 1971. I'd like someone to find and post the picture mentioned on W's Fox News program thread last night: the one where he is shown running down the steps of the Capital on 9/11 ignoring others who may have needed his help in escaping what was thought to be an attack on the building.

31 posted on 01/17/2005 10:32:53 AM PST by CedarDave (Served with pride alongside the Swifties, Coastal Division 13, Viet Nam, 1967-68.)
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To: crazyhorse691

When Kerry opens his mouth he sounds silly. He is simply making foolish excuses for his own mistakes. Kerry cannot connect to the majority of voters. Kerry remarks hurt the Democrat Party more than help the Democrat Party. Hopefully,
Dean will be selected as the Democrat Party head. Dean and Kerry together will destroy the Demeocrat Party for many years to come because neither understand their attitude and message are large percentage of the party's problems. Negative complaining is not enough to win elections. They must have real solutions to problems.


32 posted on 01/17/2005 10:33:24 AM PST by Revererdrv
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To: cwiz24

33 posted on 01/17/2005 10:33:38 AM PST by CaptainK
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To: crazyhorse691

When Kerry opens his mouth he sounds silly. He is simply making foolish excuses for his own mistakes. Kerry cannot connect to the majority of voters. Kerry remarks hurt the Democrat Party more than help the Democrat Party. Hopefully,
Dean will be selected as the Democrat Party head. Dean and Kerry together will destroy the Demeocrat Party for many years to come because neither understand their attitude and message are large percentage of the party's problems. Negative complaining is not enough to win elections. They must have real solutions to problems.


34 posted on 01/17/2005 10:33:39 AM PST by Revererdrv
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To: Nascardude
This article sure brings me back to reality about the man.

Although coverage of his Iraq visit was limited, from what I read he'd gone back to his VVAW days of sedition and anti-Americanism. And with the troops, no less!

35 posted on 01/17/2005 10:34:36 AM PST by angkor
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To: West Coast Conservative
"Voting machines were distributed in uneven ways. In Democratic districts, it took people four, five, eleven hours to vote

First, isn't long lines of people waiting to vote a good thing and an especially good thing for Rats? Second, where is the documentation of these 11 hour waits?? Because a Rat makes a charge, does not make it true.

Pray for W and Our Troops

36 posted on 01/17/2005 10:36:22 AM PST by bray (The Rather-hate Scandal was to support Michael Maroon's Fraudumentary!)
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To: West Coast Conservative

"In Democratic districts, it took people four, five, eleven hours to vote, while Republicans sorted through in ten minutes - same voting machines, same process, our America," he said."



Total BS! I've read right here on FR how many Ohio Freepers in Republican districts had long waits as well.

And NOBODY had to wait 11 hours!!!


37 posted on 01/17/2005 10:36:47 AM PST by need_a_screen_name
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To: West Coast Conservative

38 posted on 01/17/2005 10:37:19 AM PST by Anti-MSM (The war on terror....NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE!)
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To: West Coast Conservative

Since this session of Congress has begun has Kerry even attended a Senate session or taken a floor vote which is what he is paid to do? Seems like he's been to Iraq, bemoaning our policy, visiting Chirac and bemoaning our policy and at least he's in his home state, bemoaning our policy, but as a US Senator shouldn't he at least be in D.C. bemoaning our policy? IF i showed up for work as seldom as this guy I would be FIRED!Oh, wait, he was fired on Novemeber 2!


39 posted on 01/17/2005 10:37:30 AM PST by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: Indy Pendance

11 hours to vote? Where did that happen? Fantasy Land...
This guy is dillusional. Maybe its time to up the medication!


40 posted on 01/17/2005 10:37:49 AM PST by Holicheese (The Red Hat makes great mudslides)
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To: West Coast Conservative
This man's bones are made of arrogance. . .

He is a life-long 'self -promoter'; humility has never been his to experience and when pretending a call to the noble. . .he emotes on the crass.

If only, Kerry could/would. . .go wind-surfing. . .forever.

41 posted on 01/17/2005 10:38:12 AM PST by cricket (Just say - NO U.N.)
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To: West Coast Conservative

I'm sick of playing nice to these people. This is another form of war people. This kind of rhetoric along with their efforts to challenge the electoral college results shows these people are going all out. There is nothing good about this man or that party. They are wicked people. Look at the results of Bush's praise on the Kerry daughters. In that one Newsweek after the election-one of Kerry's daughters went on to say there is something dark and bad about Bush-that he isn't a good man. These people are insane and yet Bush tries to act like this is acceptable. We do not need a GOP that makes this acceptable. They need to be called what they are.


42 posted on 01/17/2005 10:39:12 AM PST by bushfamfan
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To: ken5050
"One of the talking heads on Sunday..Nora O'Donnell.said that Edwards was far ahead of Kerry in lanning and organizing for 2008. I guess he won't do a "Lieberman" and wait for Kerry to decide...so we may well be treated to the sight of the 2004 Dem ticket lambasting each other on the priary circuit.."

That would be just hilarious!! Those 2 would have to be the front runners, and you know the silky pony can't open his mouth for more than 5 minutes without stepping in it big time. If he would have been the front guy this go round, the campaign would have been even funnier. He had the advantage of nobody really listening to him this time around. If people really hear him talk it'll be a laugh a minute.

43 posted on 01/17/2005 10:39:23 AM PST by libs_kma (USA: The land of the Free....Because of the Brave!)
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To: Chummy
Eleven hours to vote?

Only if you count the time it took to get from precinct to precinct to vote illegally.

44 posted on 01/17/2005 10:40:12 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter
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To: West Coast Conservative

Wish someone would post the location of the Republican Voting Areas. I had to wait over an hour in November and as a Republican I shouldn't of had to wait more than ten minutes. I must have been in a Democrat voting precinct.


45 posted on 01/17/2005 10:40:13 AM PST by kempster
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To: bray

And who is responsible for procuring and distributing voting machines in 'Rat districts? 'Rats! I'm tired of Bush being blamed for 'Rat screwups during elections.


46 posted on 01/17/2005 10:40:21 AM PST by PeoplesRepublicOfWashington (Re-elect Rossi in 2005!)
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To: pissant

Do you have any combat skills?

I still say he should apply for a new job. I hear there's an opening for the Deputy Chief of Police in Baghdad.


47 posted on 01/17/2005 10:40:47 AM PST by armyavonlady
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To: West Coast Conservative

What a nutcase; a homely one at that. If there was voter fraud and disenfranchisement, it was on the part of the DEMOCRATS!


48 posted on 01/17/2005 10:40:47 AM PST by Marysecretary (Thank you, Lord, for FOUR MORE YEARS!!!)
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To: rogers21774
"And another thing. Aren't the Democrat voting districts run and operated by Democrats? If there weren't enough voting machines, who's fault is that?"

This is the best part of the silly lie that Jesse Jackson and now Kerry are propagating. In Ohio (I'm a Buckeye), voting is controlled by a county election bd. which contains 4 members, two of each party. If there is a problem in a county, the D's are in on it--by law. Also, most of the problem counties are controlled administratively by Democrats so there is no possibility the R's have rigged anything as the election bd is 50/50 and the rest of the authority is D controlled. Look for an AP piece explaining this LOL
49 posted on 01/17/2005 10:42:32 AM PST by don'tbedenied
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To: West Coast Conservative

Ah yes, but note that he said 'thousands' and not 'millions' of voters were 'suppressed'. President Bush won the vote by more than 3 million, so Kerry still knows he lost.

Read in between the lies.


50 posted on 01/17/2005 10:44:44 AM PST by No Dems 2004
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