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Mischief in Minnesota? -- Al Franken's recount isn't funny.
The Wall Street Journal ^ | 11-12-08 | The Wall Street Journal Opinion

Posted on 11/12/2008 5:03:29 AM PST by GOP_Lady

Mischief in Minnesota?

Al Franken's recount isn't funny

You'd think Democrats would be content with last week's electoral rout. But judging from the odd doings in Minnesota, some in their party wouldn't mind adding to their jackpot by stealing a Senate seat for left-wing joker Al Franken.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: coleman; digg; electionstealing; franken; fraud; minnesota; nohonor; senate; voterfraud
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1 posted on 11/12/2008 5:03:29 AM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: GOP_Lady

I hope Norm Coleman is getting his lawyers ready.


2 posted on 11/12/2008 5:07:32 AM PST by alicewonders
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To: GOP_Lady

If I read this right the Wall Street Journal is accusing the Dems of “stealing” this election? I know we’ve been saying it and Rush has implied it but if the Journal is making that claim it has new found legitimacy.


3 posted on 11/12/2008 5:07:57 AM PST by saganite (I for one welcome our new Socialist masters /s/)
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To: GOP_Lady

Vile.


4 posted on 11/12/2008 5:07:59 AM PST by mrs tiggywinkle (Hosea 10:12)
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To: alicewonders

No doubt they’re there watching the recount.


5 posted on 11/12/2008 5:08:14 AM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: mrs tiggywinkle
Yep, how people could elect a smearmonger is beyond me. I would be embarrassed to vote for someone like that.
6 posted on 11/12/2008 5:09:05 AM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: alicewonders
I hope Norm Coleman is getting his lawyers ready

I get this sneaking suspicion that the GOP and Coleman are going to sit idle and let this happen (again).....

7 posted on 11/12/2008 5:09:24 AM PST by Thermalseeker (Silence is not always a Sign of Wisdom, but Babbling is ever a Mark of Folly. - B. Franklin)
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To: GOP_Lady

What’s this would coming to? Next Boo-Berry will want to sit in Congress!


8 posted on 11/12/2008 5:10:12 AM PST by Blogger
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To: GOP_Lady

“Yep, how people could elect a smearmonger is beyond me. I would be embarrassed to vote for someone like that.”

Agreed. Not only have MN voters gone off the deep end in their adoration for celebrities, but they’re willing to use open fraud to get them into office. Sad situation for a once-great state.


9 posted on 11/12/2008 5:11:20 AM PST by ScottinVA (Gloucester County, VA -- Making a stand on 4 Nov 08 for America: 63% for McCain/Palin)
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To: Blogger

“What’s this would coming to? Next Boo-Berry will want to sit in Congress!”

Don’t bet that Minnesotans won’t nominate the Boo-ster. That’s for sure!


10 posted on 11/12/2008 5:12:18 AM PST by ScottinVA (Gloucester County, VA -- Making a stand on 4 Nov 08 for America: 63% for McCain/Palin)
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To: GOP_Lady

I went to the website and read the entire article. It’s a very good rundown on what’s been going on. I don’t see how Coleman can win and after they’ve successfully stolen the election no one will know how it was done because the press won’t bother to investigate. The only hope might be in the courts.


11 posted on 11/12/2008 5:13:56 AM PST by saganite (I for one welcome our new Socialist masters /s/)
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To: saganite

John Fund of the Journal wrote a book about the danger to our democracy of election fraud. The book was published several years ago.


13 posted on 11/12/2008 5:15:28 AM PST by Piranha
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To: alicewonders

All the lawyers in the world won’t help you if you’re stuck infront of crooked, partisan judges.


14 posted on 11/12/2008 5:16:09 AM PST by mockingbyrd (Sarah 2012!)
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To: spectre; MeekOneGOP; Fred Nerks; TigersEye; floriduh voter; MHGinTN; snippy_about_it; ovrtaxt; ...

Just imagine the rats being in charge of creating new and ‘improved’ voting machines.

[FRiends, I’ll have to ration my time. I wish I were two people so one of me could do this full time. Your work here is very, very important, and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. FRegards ....]

New tagline:


15 posted on 11/12/2008 5:16:37 AM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (Voting may soon be an obsolete way to defend freedom.)
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To: Thermalseeker
I get this sneaking suspicion that the GOP and Coleman are going to sit idle and let this happen (again).....

You're not the only one.

16 posted on 11/12/2008 5:18:00 AM PST by alicewonders
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To: GOP_Lady

Part of me says this will be a major embarassment to the Democrats if he gets elected. Not only is he a joke, he’s an out-of-control joke. He’ll punch someone or say something majorly stupid within the first few months. We should send freepers to his Senate office with cameras and call him a joke. He’ll freak out and embarass the Party even more. And more. And more.

Joe Biden and Al Franken. The Democratic Party will never be able to recover from this.


17 posted on 11/12/2008 5:20:34 AM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: GOP_Lady

it is written

Turdface Frankendingleberry will be the next Senator from Minnisota.

The fix is in but keep it under your hat, its a secret.


18 posted on 11/12/2008 5:21:21 AM PST by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March; All

Certifigate is still kicking:

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/certifigate/index


19 posted on 11/12/2008 5:23:13 AM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (Voting may soon be an obsolete way to defend freedom.)
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To: GOP_Lady

This from the state that elected Jessie ‘The Body’ Ventura for governor.


20 posted on 11/12/2008 5:24:14 AM PST by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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To: GOP_Lady
There was a guy on Glenn Beck's show yesterday who was, I believe, a statistician. He had been running the numbers on the recounts in MN and his conclusion was basically that it was being stolen. The voting "problems" were mostly coming from several specific precincts, and in one of those, the problems were only with the Franken/Coleman portion of the ticket - not a single "problem" with any other part of the ballot. He also noted that of all the votes being "found" or "corrected", none of them were in Coleman's favor, they were all going to Franken. You can read the transcript from the show at this link: Glenn Beck transcript. It's infuriating, to say the least.
21 posted on 11/12/2008 5:25:07 AM PST by Pablo64 (Political Correctness is a DISEASE. <==> TRUTH is the CURE.)
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To: alicewonders

“I hope Norm Coleman is getting his lawyers ready.”

Nope. He’ll roll over, congratulate the freak, and then walk away as all GOPs do. Disgusting!


22 posted on 11/12/2008 5:25:28 AM PST by MayflowerMadam ("...a hyphenated American is not an American at all." T. Roosevelt)
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To: GOP_Lady

I just found 1,200 uncounted ballots in the trunk of a 1978 Chevy that was sitting at the Minneapolis airport.

I better get them up there so they can be counted.


23 posted on 11/12/2008 5:26:45 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (I can't wait for January 20, 2013")
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To: AppyPappy
Joe Biden and Al Franken. The Democratic Party will never be able to recover from this.

WRONG!!!

you seem to believe the Democrat party has a conscience, a soul or self respect. and in case your not aware the MSM will not show anything that might show impropriety by Franken, Biden or any other puke Dhimmicrat.

24 posted on 11/12/2008 5:27:19 AM PST by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: alicewonders
It is up to Norm Coleman and the GOP to take a stand and FIGHT! Franken, Acorn and the leftists dems are trying to steal the election that he won. If Coleman wants to avoid losing due to outright fraud then they had better fight, otherwise they deserve to have the election stolen from them. I am sick of our people whining about fraud and not taking a legal stand against it.

Same thing with Chamblis; Obamessiah and his Rat minions are throwing everything including the kitchen sink into having the dem win the run off. The Republican Party and Chamblis had better wake up, smell the coffee and fight with all their might to win including presenting the truth and the facts about his opponent, no matter how "dirty" or "nasty" they may be. Chamblis had better bring a bazooka to this gun fight instead of a plastic spoon because the democRATS are going to bring out all of their weapons and craft to defeat him.

25 posted on 11/12/2008 5:27:39 AM PST by Jmouse007 (tot)
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To: GOP_Lady
When the soap box, and the ballot box fail to bring freedom and liberty of choice to the population, there is only one solution.

The cartridge box.

26 posted on 11/12/2008 5:31:21 AM PST by Pistolshot ("Democrats don't show respect, they just demand respect " - ClearCase_guy)
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To: Vaquero

The Democrats cannot stand anything that diverts the public from their greatness. Right now, the media only has cheerleading on the plate. They can’t keep that up forever. If the public starts demanding some juiciness, Franken and Biden will be perfect for that role.

When the OJ trial ended, you had a whole bunch of jumkies looking for a fix. When Bush is gone, all the political junkies will be looking for a fix. The media would love to feed them the Republicans but there just aren’t any left. That spring has dried up.
Enter Al Franken. A notorious hothead with allusions of grandeur and a big mouth that loves to go after the enemies of the Media Empire like Limbaugh. Combine him with a sot like Joe Biden who pours out gaffes like coffee at an AA meeting.


27 posted on 11/12/2008 5:34:40 AM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: SycoDon
The Dems are cheating SOBs. Always have been, always will be.

The leaders of the Republican party turn a blind eye to fraud.....election after election.....never holding anyone accountable.......so......it will continue.

28 posted on 11/12/2008 5:35:23 AM PST by LaineyDee (Don't mess with Texas wimmen!)
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To: GOP_Lady; PureSolace; netmilsmom; StarCMC; narses; fanfan; murphE; Mjaye; GodGunsGuts; ...
Digg it
29 posted on 11/12/2008 5:41:31 AM PST by kanawa
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To: GOP_Lady

Hey!! Last I saw we have a Pubbie Governor in MN. If he can’t insure that fraud is kept to a minimum then all is lost.


30 posted on 11/12/2008 5:51:28 AM PST by kenmcg (cOMMBYAH)
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To: kanawa

Dugg!


31 posted on 11/12/2008 5:54:21 AM PST by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: Thermalseeker

Next to losing the WH, this loss will really sicken me. I, on the other hand, He strikes me as a fighter.


32 posted on 11/12/2008 5:55:20 AM PST by surrey
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To: Pablo64

Indeed, I listened to his show yesterday.

Thanks for the information for all of us.


33 posted on 11/12/2008 5:55:50 AM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: AppyPappy
Part of me says this will be a major embarassment to the Democrats if he gets elected.

Barney Frank. Ted Kennedy. Bill "Poontang" Clinton.

You have to have a sense of shame before you can feel embarrassed. Lacking even a rudimentary sense of shame, the Democrats will love this guy once he's in office.

34 posted on 11/12/2008 5:55:59 AM PST by Flatus I. Maximus
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To: AppyPappy

He’ll do all that, but if you expect the media to do more than bury the story on page B-38, you are sadly mistaken. The ‘Rats don’t care HOW they get power as long as they get it, even if they have to steal it.


35 posted on 11/12/2008 6:00:39 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Obama is the Antichrist.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

The media no longer controls the stories. They are competing with the internet now. If they simply break into cheerleading, they stand a chance of getting left behind.

CBS, CNN and the like all have noticed that Fox News is winning the race. It’s not because Fox is considered “conservative” by the viewers but because Fox gives the junkies their fix. Fox will cover the teen star going into rehab and the car chase and the Democrat doing something stupid.

If the Dem networks are running film of Obama patting children on the head and Fox is running film of Franken punching a heckler, guess where the viewers will go. And Franken is all too willing to give them the fix.


36 posted on 11/12/2008 6:05:47 AM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: kenmcg

What is Gov Pawlenty doing to help Coleman? Is he speaking out I hope? Even if he has not specific power over this he ought to use the bully pulpit to appeal to the 58% of Minnesotans who voted against Franken to tell them their votes are being stolen.


37 posted on 11/12/2008 6:07:18 AM PST by TNCMAXQ
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To: Vaquero
...you seem to believe the Democrat party has a conscience, a soul or self respect.

I would have thought that the Wellstone "memorial" turned political rally would have been enough for most people to realize that DemocRats have no conscience, no soul and absolutely no self respect. It was right there in living color for all to see......

38 posted on 11/12/2008 6:14:08 AM PST by Thermalseeker (Silence is not always a Sign of Wisdom, but Babbling is ever a Mark of Folly. - B. Franklin)
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To: GOP_Lady

Can there be any serious doubt that the dems will “find” enough votes to put frankenstein over the top????


39 posted on 11/12/2008 6:21:01 AM PST by jesseam (Been there and done that!)
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To: jesseam
Can there be any serious doubt that the dems will “find” enough votes to put frankenstein over the top????

The real question is whether the Republicans will sit idly by and let it happen (again)....

40 posted on 11/12/2008 6:25:35 AM PST by Thermalseeker (Silence is not always a Sign of Wisdom, but Babbling is ever a Mark of Folly. - B. Franklin)
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To: Flatus I. Maximus
You just have to remember who the democrat voters are.

Want to know? It is: Barney Frank, and Franken represent to real face and attitude of 90% of democrat voters. Gay, rude, obnoxious, power attitude.

You meet them in the streets, in the stores, everywhere. Young people and blacks are just plain rude, disrespectful, think they have some RIGHT, to push and shove, anything it takes to get their way. This is the reality of BARNEY/FRANKEN, it's who they are, basic HOOD.

41 posted on 11/12/2008 6:27:05 AM PST by annieokie
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To: GOP_Lady

If they start finding and adding new ballots during the recount, you can be sure the election is being stolen.


42 posted on 11/12/2008 6:35:34 AM PST by sionnsar (Iran Azadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY)|http://trad-anglican.faithweb.com/|RCongressIn2Years)
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To: Thermalseeker
The real question is whether the Republicans will sit idly by and let it happen (again)....

The frog won't jump.

43 posted on 11/12/2008 6:36:16 AM PST by sionnsar (Iran Azadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY)|http://trad-anglican.faithweb.com/|RCongressIn2Years)
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To: GOP_Lady

Everyone’s missing the essence of this issue. Republicans refuse to fight as hard as Dems, so they lose.


44 posted on 11/12/2008 6:38:31 AM PST by pabianice (HOW)
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To: GOP_Lady

It’s becoming evident that the democratic process no longer exists in our country. We’re well on the way to being another corrupt bannana republic, and I have little faith that the country can be taken back at the ballot box.


45 posted on 11/12/2008 6:39:49 AM PST by VR-21
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To: GOP_Lady

Lanny Davis was on H&C last night, and was being interrogated about the Minnesota high-jinks (or didoes, if you prefer).

Lanny sat there with his wide eyed look saying “What elephant in what room?” (Sorry Lanny, I just applied a little poetic license).


46 posted on 11/12/2008 7:20:15 AM PST by Ole Okie
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To: GOP_Lady

47 posted on 11/12/2008 7:23:31 AM PST by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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To: Blogger
What’s this would coming to? Next Boo-Berry will want to sit in Congress!

He's already there...


48 posted on 11/12/2008 8:19:43 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Obama: Satan's Counterfeit Christ)
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To: kanawa

Dugg.


49 posted on 11/12/2008 8:36:36 AM PST by fanfan
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To: COBOL2Java
Shoot. So is Count Chuckula.

50 posted on 11/12/2008 9:22:15 AM PST by Blogger
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