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DEMO SEND CEASE-AND-DESIST LETTER TO REPUBLICANS OVER AUTOMATED PHONE CALLS TO VOTERS- GOP Reply #95
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Posted on 11/06/2006 2:44:01 PM PST by excludethis

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To: magslinger

The Dems do that so well.

Like Dems concern that GOP will steal the election "again".
I always hear this from Dems when it's pretty clear that most of the voter registration and voting problems come from the Dems. Why is it the GOP doesn't constantly attack the Dems attempt at fraud and dirty tricks?


101 posted on 11/06/2006 3:34:56 PM PST by Joan Kerrey
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To: excludethis
DEMOCRATS SEND CEASE-AND-DESIST LETTER TO REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE OVER AUTOMATED PHONE CALLS TO VOTERS

Or what? Your going to take over the house and senate????

102 posted on 11/06/2006 3:35:47 PM PST by Bommer (If people evolved from apes, why are there still apes?)
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To: excludethis
DEMOCRATS SEND CEASE-AND-DESIST LETTER TO REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE OVER AUTOMATED PHONE CALLS TO VOTERS

They really are the opposition party aren't they.

103 posted on 11/06/2006 3:39:26 PM PST by EGPWS (Lord help me be the conservative liberals fear I am.)
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To: excludethis; Admin Moderator

Does anyone have the actual letter the Republicans wrote to the Democrats about this?

It was just posted and got pulled, presumably because it was a duplicate to this thread. But I can't find the actual letter on this thread and it was a beauty!

The Republican attorney told the Rats that he was certain the Robo calling was legal because it's a copy of what the Rats are doing themselves. ROFL


104 posted on 11/06/2006 3:40:03 PM PST by Peach (The Clintons pardoned more terrorists than they captured or killed.)
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To: Cicero

I can't imagine that an automated call would change anyone's mind,

Didn't you know that one can be put into a trance by effective callers. Rumors have it that Rove hired 50,000 trance experts and this is why the Dems are writting cease and desist letters to the RNC. It works. I used to be a communist but one of Reagans trance calls turned me into a republican.


105 posted on 11/06/2006 3:42:30 PM PST by Joan Kerrey
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To: Admin Moderator

FIX TITLE - GOP REPLY IS AT 95 NOT 92


106 posted on 11/06/2006 3:43:53 PM PST by excludethis
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To: toldyou

Just heard BJ's voice and slammed the phone down. Now I'll have to wash my ear out with bleach...ick!

Northern Virginia area, here.....


107 posted on 11/06/2006 3:44:43 PM PST by duckbutt ( If you let a smile be your umbrella, then most likely your butt will get soaking wet.)
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To: excludethis
What the blank are democrats doing surveiling calls to us? I thought they were dead against surveillance? Oh wait- this would benifit them, so it doesn't apply to them- doh!

Christian news and commentary at: sacredscoop.com ...

108 posted on 11/06/2006 3:45:29 PM PST by CottShop (http://sacredscoop.com)
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To: excludethis

Hmmmmmm, I'm getting more calls from Democrats than Republicans. Where can I sign up to sue?


109 posted on 11/06/2006 3:46:08 PM PST by BlessedBeGod (Benedict XVI = Terminator IV)
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To: JeanS

Nonsense, Republicans can't be doing that, they're too busy tampering with voting machines.

No need to tamper with em. They leave the factory with a GOP Only setting. I am the family calibrator technician.

Regards,
Sarah Diebold


110 posted on 11/06/2006 3:46:17 PM PST by Joan Kerrey
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To: CottShop
Don McGahn, Council for the Republicans responded in this letter: "Thank you for your press release. Per your request, this is to let you know that there is no need for the NRCC to, in your words, bring its actitivities into compliance with Federal law, because NRCC acitivities are already in compliance with Federal Law.

In Fact, with respect to telephone disclaimers, we have simply copied what you own national committee does. I have a recording of a pre-recorded phone message from DNC counsel Joe Sandler which contains the same sorts of disclaimers (including placement) as NRCC calls. Maybe you ought to send a letter to the DNC as well?"

Those two paragraphs are a thing of beauty. ROFL

And I'd bet money that it's Counsel for Republicans, not Council for Republicans, which shows the education level of this reporter.

111 posted on 11/06/2006 3:46:51 PM PST by Peach (The Clintons pardoned more terrorists than they captured or killed.)
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To: duckbutt

HAAAA!


112 posted on 11/06/2006 3:47:36 PM PST by toldyou
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To: Joan Kerrey

LOL!


113 posted on 11/06/2006 3:52:27 PM PST by Jean S
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To: dogbyte12

Who was calling him?


114 posted on 11/06/2006 3:53:49 PM PST by ican'tbelieveit (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team# 36120), KW:Folding)
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To: excludethis

We've gotten a TON of automated calls the past few days - much more than ever before pre-election - our machine took 11 just today, from both sides of the aisle.


115 posted on 11/06/2006 3:53:54 PM PST by agrace (http://www.homeschoolblogger.com/agrace/)
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To: billhilly

Did you mean that dems vote Wednesday?

Yes, pass the word. To help avoid the long lines, Dems will vote Wednesday, Nov. 8th.


116 posted on 11/06/2006 3:53:55 PM PST by Joan Kerrey
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To: excludethis

Can I get me one of those things for the calls I've gotten from Bill Clinton and his goons telling me not to vote for Curt Weldon??


117 posted on 11/06/2006 3:54:21 PM PST by Mo1 (Get out and Vote ~ Say No To Democrats !!)
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To: ican'tbelieveit

Person claiming to be "The virginia elections commission". Whomever it was had to have had some data. He used to live in NY 16 years ago. This one I find sleazy and unacceptable. Robocalls are one thing, but threatening arrest to legal voters with bogus credentials is pushing it to far.


118 posted on 11/06/2006 4:01:42 PM PST by dogbyte12
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To: dogbyte12

Wow, is he registered republican?


119 posted on 11/06/2006 4:03:06 PM PST by ican'tbelieveit (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team# 36120), KW:Folding)
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To: excludethis
The Demoncrat Credo:

Free Speech for me, NOT for Thee!

120 posted on 11/06/2006 4:06:35 PM PST by Thumper1960
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To: kevinm13

they will have to leave me a message on my answering machine.

Want a bit more fun? Change you answer machine message for some fun. "Thank you for your interest in the Republican National Committee. We appreciate your response to our donation/information request. Please press 1 for Visa, 2 for Mastercard, 3 for American Express, 4 for Discovery and 5 for bank transfer and wired funds information. If you have called to enroll in our dirty tricks and voter suppression class please press 6. If you wish to convert and register as Republican please press 7. If you wish to report a crime committed by democrats press 8. If you are a democrat and wish to turn your life around press 9. Press the 10 key to exit, the 0 key to replay these options.


121 posted on 11/06/2006 4:10:56 PM PST by Joan Kerrey
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To: South40

Oh, I would puke if I heard that voice on MY phone.


122 posted on 11/06/2006 4:20:16 PM PST by CaliGirl-R
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To: visualops

I saw that commercial as I turned on to watch Brit Hume..Clark has sunk to a new low...Shame on those vets,too.


123 posted on 11/06/2006 4:23:59 PM PST by MEG33 (GOD BLESS OUR ARMED FORCES.)
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To: Joan Kerrey
Rumors have it that Rove hired 50,000 trance experts

Rovesputin strikes again! Look into his eyes. He knows all. He tells all. He's gonna kick some dem. a** tomorrow...

124 posted on 11/06/2006 4:26:44 PM PST by small voice in the wilderness (The dems. can't have a fool-proof plan. There would be no one left in their base.)
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To: agrace

One reason I still have dial up!!


125 posted on 11/06/2006 4:28:27 PM PST by acsrp38 (Found: WMD Saddam didn't have before he didn't have them)
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To: dfwgator
The oldest MSM trick in the book. Take something that both parties do, and highlight only the Republicans doing it.

Way too much typing..all you had to type was

Projectionism

126 posted on 11/06/2006 4:40:29 PM PST by Michael Barnes (May Satan grip the souls of those with American blood on their hands)
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To: excludethis

So am I the only one with both Clint Eastwood and Rudy Guiliani on my answering machine? At least they are kind enough to leave a message and not keep calling like a certain EX-president. About a week ago I came home to a bunch of hang up UNKNOWN CALLERs on my caller-id. Phone rings and sure enough it's the UNKNOWN CALLER again - none other than clinTOON. Shouldn't he have to identify his phone number? At least Clint and Rudy did - 123-456-7890! What did they pay for that?


127 posted on 11/06/2006 4:42:52 PM PST by anonsquared
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To: MEG33; toldyou

I don't think those commercials will change anybody's mind. Those that believe that tripe are already voting Dem. Anyone else I think would see that commercial and find it ridiculous.


128 posted on 11/06/2006 4:43:22 PM PST by visualops (artlife.us)
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To: excludethis

BUMP!


129 posted on 11/06/2006 4:45:52 PM PST by visualops (artlife.us)
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To: excludethis

And if we refuse to cease and desist, what will happen? Is Kerry threatening to throw a shoe?


130 posted on 11/06/2006 4:47:25 PM PST by beans36 ("I know what you're thinking. 'Did he sell six properties or only five?'" - Dirty Harry Reid)
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To: cll

They aren't interested in going to court because they have no case and they know it. This is all about media coverage; getting negative coverage of Republicans that is. So, at first glance, it appears the Republicans have broken the law even though that is a lie.


131 posted on 11/06/2006 4:49:12 PM PST by visualops (artlife.us)
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To: appleharvey
I've received 10 phone calls from "Fast Eddie" Rendell today, and I'm a registered Libertarian.

I actually got a warm body call me yesterday for Eddie..My initial was t ohang up, but wits kicked in and figured if I could keep the young lass on the line, that would be fewer calls she could make. I let her ramble; took her a while (on my speaker phone) to pick up on the "uh-huh", "really?", "KDKA didn't say that", I don't usually vote, why should I now?", "facinating" <--that's the one that did it BTW..

132 posted on 11/06/2006 4:49:12 PM PST by Michael Barnes (May Satan grip the souls of those with American blood on their hands)
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To: Ingtar
The only one I answered just had a live girl reminding me to vote. Mentioned nothing else.

So Harold Ford's campaign is in on this tactic too, I see.

133 posted on 11/06/2006 4:52:08 PM PST by beans36 ("I know what you're thinking. 'Did he sell six properties or only five?'" - Dirty Harry Reid)
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To: RandallFlagg

And we've seen photos of your car! lol


134 posted on 11/06/2006 4:55:11 PM PST by visualops (artlife.us)
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To: mmyers

Here in Memphis, we have actually already had one confirmed dead person voting. A man had died and his wife said that she just decided to go ahead and vote for him. True story.

Fourteen others voting twice. So far!!!


135 posted on 11/06/2006 4:57:58 PM PST by Coldwater Creek (John Gibson is right. " If the Democrats win the terrorist win.")
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To: anonsquared

My answering machine featured the First Lady asking for votes for "Governor Sanford, Lt. Gov. Bauer and the whole Republican team" here in SC and then John McCain asking for a "Yes" vote on the marriage amendment.


136 posted on 11/06/2006 5:21:29 PM PST by Kylie_04 (not consuming liquids while posting since 2006)
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To: excludethis

i would like to see all political telephone soliciting covered by the national no-call list, but maybe some people like recorded messages dialing them up.


137 posted on 11/06/2006 5:24:19 PM PST by WoofDog123
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To: excludethis

Geeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Maybe the RNC should do likewise to the Reverend Jesse Jackson, the DNC and ASFCME?

I'm a life-long Marylander and Republican, who lives in PG County and works for DoD.

My answering machine has been innundated with computer generated, automated calls from the good Reverend imploring me to vote for Cardin and O'Malley.

The calls have been good for a laugh.

Jack.


138 posted on 11/06/2006 5:29:22 PM PST by Jack Deth (Knight Errant and Disemboweler of the WFTD Thread)
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To: BipolarBob

"I personally hate automated phone calls. I call for a cease-fire on both sides and we will all be happy."

I am not overly pleased with calls either, but can easily put up with it during election time push. I have seen posts on FR saying that some were thinking of not voting if they get another call. I certainly would not give up voting just because I received several "reminder to vote" calls. We all talk about wanting to keep the DEMS from power, so the least we can do is put up with the callers who help the campaigns, and make sure we vote! We need to do the right thing for our country and vote Republican! :)



139 posted on 11/06/2006 5:29:48 PM PST by seekthetruth
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To: excludethis

All we've had so far is one call from Pat Boone and two from Joe Piscopo - people out west are getting calls from Gudy G. and Rush Limbaugh - Jersey sucks, in so many ways.....


140 posted on 11/06/2006 5:44:02 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: JerseyHighlander
Joe freakin Piscopo was on my answering machine today.

He was? Let me guess - you'll never delete that message, right?

141 posted on 11/06/2006 5:45:45 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: excludethis

Tell them to go pound sand.


142 posted on 11/06/2006 5:46:28 PM PST by zbigreddogz
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To: excludethis
So far we've heard from

Dubya

Rudy

McLame

Jim Ryun (my incumbent)

And several "issues" messages from folks who toil in anonymity :)

143 posted on 11/06/2006 5:51:02 PM PST by lawnguy (Give me some of your tots!!!)
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To: excludethis

The GOP needs to tell the Crying Commies to shove it. When their MSM decides to cease and desist, we'll think about the phone calls.


144 posted on 11/06/2006 5:55:29 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Tomorrow the REAL Republicans will finally be polled.)
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To: excludethis

My phone has been ringing off the wall. I'm not picking up. I've had it.


145 posted on 11/06/2006 6:06:20 PM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: Peach

This is just part of the Demagogue preparations for screaming "waaah, waaah, unfair" if/when the Rs do much better than had been projected by the MSM/pollsters. I got the email below this evening (I'm a troll on the DNC list to monitor what they're up to). As usual, they are preparing to make all sorts of bogus complaints about "voter suppression" and "intimidation"..... they even have a web link to collect complaints/fantasies from whiny leftist. It might be fun to flood that link with bogus complaints, but it would be much too dangerous because they'd just count the #s of forms filled out and say "we've had X number of complaints about outrageous voter suppression/intimidation/harassment"..... what b.s.




Dear

There's one thing everyone who wants Democrats to win tomorrow needs to remember: be prepared for anything. We offer a fresh start and a new direction, but each and every Democrat must get to the polls to make our vision a reality.

Reports of voter suppression and potentially illegal tactics have already begun surfacing in districts where Republicans seem to be heading for defeat. That's why it's so important that you vote. From repeatedly harassing phone calls to disgusting flyers sent to Hispanic voters, they're trying everything they can to keep Democrats from voting.

No matter what the other side does to try to keep Democrats at home, we have to continue our person-to-person outreach for this final stretch. Our democracy can withstand these tactics if every one of us lives up to our responsibility to engage our neighbors in this movement to take America in a new direction.

We've put together the resources you need to spread the Democratic message and reach as many people as possible. Here are just a few of those resources:

Find Your Polling Place
In addition to allowing people to report election irregularities, the 1-888-DEM-VOTE number also provides your polling place. You can call, or find your state's polling information here: http://www.democrats.org/pollingplace

Last-Minute Volunteers
The best way to volunteer at the last minute is to call your local Democratic Party: http://www.democrats.org/volunteer/call

Print Your Own Flyers
The Democratic Agenda: http://www.democrats.org/agenda/vision
Voter Protection Info: http://www.democrats.org/voterprotection/materials

One look at those flyers will remind you what we're fighting for in this election.

What do the Republicans offer us? Spiraling costs in both human and monetary terms with no accountability and no plan in sight for Iraq, more people working full-time just to live in poverty because the minimum wage hasn't changed in a decade, and more people suffering in silence because, just like 45 million others, they don't have health insurance.

The vast majority of Americans have had enough. That's why the Republicans have resorted to doing anything they can to distract or deceive voters.

But we Democrats have our own plans, which couldn't be clearer:

Honest Leadership & Open Government
We will end the Republican culture of corruption and restore a government as good as the people it serves.

Real Security & A New Direction in Iraq
We will protect Americans at home and lead the world by telling the truth to our troops, our citizens and our allies, and we will heed the advice of our commanders on the ground and force a change in the failed Republican strategy in Iraq.

Energy Independence & Lower Gas Prices
We will create a cleaner, greener and stronger America by reducing our dependence on foreign oil, eliminating billions in subsidies for oil and gas companies and developing energy alternatives.

More Jobs, Better Pay & College Access for Everyone
We will create jobs that stay in America, raise the minimum wage, and open the doors to college for every American.

Healthcare that Works for Everyone & Life-Saving Cures
We will join 36 other industrialized nations in making sure everyone has access to affordable health care, and we will make decisions to invest in stem cell and other medical research based on science, not politics.

Retirement Security
We will ensure that a retirement with dignity is the right and expectation of every single American, starting with protecting workers' pensions expanding saving incentives and preventing the privatization of social security.

I can't stress enough how important these final hours are -- and because of the Republican voter suppression tactics, every one of us will need to do even more.

If you or someone you know has any trouble voting or is harassed in any way, please take down as many details as possible and report it. You can report any voter suppression or election irregularities by calling 1-888-DEM-VOTE. You can also report problems online here:

http://www.democrats.org/voterprotection/report

You'll hear a lot of predictions over the next day or so, but ignore both the good ones and the bad ones. We're got to work, work and work some more until this election is over. There is no other option -- we've all done too much for too long to let this slip away.

The only poll that matters will be on Election Day and it will signal a new direction for America.

Thank you.

Governor Howard Dean, M.D.


146 posted on 11/06/2006 6:12:47 PM PST by Enchante ("WE SUPPORT THOSE WHO ARE NOT AS SMART AS JON VICHY CARY!")
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To: agrace

Here too. For the NYS race between Sweeney (R) and Gillibrand (D), at least Sweeney's campaign office shows up on the caller ID and the call was made by a real person. I picked up the phone for that one. The rest of the calls are all automated - even from Ridge, McCain, and a few minutes ago, from President Bush. The only calls from the other side have been a constant and never-ending Gillibrand and Clinton's American Family Voices eating up space on my answering machine.


147 posted on 11/06/2006 6:14:40 PM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: Intolerant in NJ
I'm in Monmouth County, NJ. I've received ten times more calls from the Democrats than the Republicans.. The Dems are starting to call me with automated messages in Spanish now!
148 posted on 11/06/2006 6:17:43 PM PST by divine_moment_of_facts
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To: Enchante

Are you s******g me?!! Is that for real?

...the Democrats are toast...

I gave 'em about another decade of semi-relevancy. At this rate...


149 posted on 11/06/2006 6:20:13 PM PST by rwsteel (One man can change the world. Wanna see how? Here! Hold muh beer and watch this...)
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To: rwsteel

Oh, yes, it's all-too-real, on DNC e-blast letterhead from the DNC's email address...... it's about the same in tone as everything else that seeps out of the cesspool called Howard Dean's DNC.


150 posted on 11/06/2006 6:23:42 PM PST by Enchante ("WE SUPPORT THOSE WHO ARE NOT AS SMART AS JON VICHY CARY!")
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