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Michael Steele ‘Deeply Disappointed’ By Franken Victory
http://washingtonindependent.com/49300/michael-steele-deeply-disappointed-by-franken-victory ^

Posted on 06/30/2009 2:33:51 PM PDT by jessduntno

“I am deeply disappointed in the decision made by the state Supreme Court, and I share the frustration of Minnesota’s voters. At the core of our democracy lies two concrete principles: No valid vote should go uncounted and all votes should be treated equally. Sadly, those principles were not adhered to during this election. While I would have proudly stood behind Norm Coleman had he chosen to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, I know that his decision to withdraw from this race was not an easy one, but one that he felt was the best decision for the people of Minnesota. For the last six years, Norm represented the people of Minnesota with distinction, earning a much deserved reputation as one of the hardest-working members of Congress. I, on behalf of all Republicans, thank him for his service and will miss his leadership in Washington.”


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: 111th; coleman; franken; mn2008; rncchairman; steele
BULLSHIT...COLEMAN DIDN'T QUIT, HE WAS TOLD NO MORE MONEY...
1 posted on 06/30/2009 2:33:51 PM PDT by jessduntno
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To: jessduntno

During a statewide hand recount process, the numbers fluctuated up and down, and ultimately, a three judge panel announced that Mr. Franken had won by 312 votes.

Banana republics everywhere rejoice...


2 posted on 06/30/2009 2:36:30 PM PDT by jessduntno (July 4th, 2009. Washington DC. Gadsden Flags. Be There.)
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To: jessduntno

If all votes count; than why did this happen?


3 posted on 06/30/2009 2:40:07 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: jessduntno

Where was the money coming from, the RNC? If that’s so then Steele is a traitor to his country, not just his party.


4 posted on 06/30/2009 2:40:46 PM PDT by TheThinker (America doesn't have a president. It has a usurper.)
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To: jessduntno

And some say that ACORN is just a bunch of Marxists collecting Federal checks.


5 posted on 06/30/2009 2:41:10 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Christian+Veteran=Terrorist)
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To: freekitty
It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.... Joseph Stalin
6 posted on 06/30/2009 2:42:39 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: TheThinker

Where was the money coming from, the RNC? If that’s so then Steele is a traitor to his country, not just his party.

I never DREAMED they would let this go...I am sick of this stupid SOB ruining any chance we have of regaining any power...we better do it ourselves...this idiot might just be the best friend a Dim ever had...


7 posted on 06/30/2009 2:43:07 PM PDT by jessduntno (July 4th, 2009. Washington DC. Gadsden Flags. Be There.)
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To: TheThinker

Precisely - this needed to go all the way to SCOTUS so that the Gore v Bush precedent could be rolled out one more time. Oh, I forgot. It’s only the Dems that don’t roll over and quit. Steele - your name is sure not you.


8 posted on 06/30/2009 2:43:09 PM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: jessduntno

steele, you’re a laughing stock


9 posted on 06/30/2009 2:44:05 PM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: jessduntno

10 posted on 06/30/2009 2:44:10 PM PDT by jessduntno (July 4th, 2009. Washington DC. Gadsden Flags. Be There.)
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To: jessduntno

Name of Steele, testes of jello.


11 posted on 06/30/2009 2:44:46 PM PDT by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: xcamel

Name of Steele, testes of jello.

I duntno, even jello can develop at least a thin skin...


12 posted on 06/30/2009 2:46:25 PM PDT by jessduntno (July 4th, 2009. Washington DC. Gadsden Flags. Be There.)
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To: jessduntno

Perhaps Steele will write a strongly worded letter.


13 posted on 06/30/2009 2:47:13 PM PDT by derekr44
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To: derekr44

Perhaps Steele will write a strongly worded letter.

Who will he ask for the help with the strong words...


14 posted on 06/30/2009 2:49:26 PM PDT by jessduntno (July 4th, 2009. Washington DC. Gadsden Flags. Be There.)
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To: jessduntno

Mr. Steele I am very disappointed in you. Go join the rest of your losers and leave us alone.


15 posted on 06/30/2009 2:49:37 PM PDT by easternsky
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To: Gay State Conservative

ACORN is performing the same duties for Zero and the dim party as the nazi brownshirts did for der fuhrer back in the 1930’s.

Welcome to the third reich v2.0, folks.


16 posted on 06/30/2009 2:50:15 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (When you put Democrats in charge, stupid things happen)
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To: jessduntno

I’m deeply disappointed in the Republican Party.


17 posted on 06/30/2009 2:50:18 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (ESPN MNF: 3 Putzes talking about football on TV while I'm trying to watch a game.)
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To: jessduntno

Conservatives are deeply disappointed with !


18 posted on 06/30/2009 2:51:08 PM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (Conservatives obey the rules. Leftists cheat. Who probably has the political advantage?)
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To: freekitty

ACORN is the reason this election was stolen from Coleman. Who knows how much money Sors gave the judges??


19 posted on 06/30/2009 2:51:51 PM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: jessduntno

OK, so what are you going to do about it, Steele?


20 posted on 06/30/2009 2:52:29 PM PDT by oblomov (Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods. - Mencken)
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To: Salvation

You know, this sorry SOB should have been running around with his hair on fire, preparing a challenge...can we PLEASE dump the hump?


21 posted on 06/30/2009 2:53:57 PM PDT by jessduntno (July 4th, 2009. Washington DC. Gadsden Flags. Be There.)
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To: jessduntno

The loser party comes up with more excuses.


22 posted on 06/30/2009 2:55:41 PM PDT by parthian shot (The RINO's are on a roll, unfortunately it's downhill)
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To: oblomov

Steele may be a nice guy and all, but dammit, he is using manners in a street fight. Force him out and bring on someone like Glenn Beck. The marxist party is playing for keeps and sees an opportunity now with a pushover president who hates this country to reshape this country into something we will not recognize. He needs to be replaced mucho pronto or else the repub party will be reduced to a whimpering chihuahua in the face of a T REX.


23 posted on 06/30/2009 2:56:56 PM PDT by Texas resident ( Cut n Shoot Texas: Mayberry for rednecks)
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To: parthian shot
The Democrat Party leadership knows it is much tougher then the Republican Party leadership. They can count on Republicans bowing to pressure and wimping out.

This is a major reason why Republicans find themselves as the minority party.

24 posted on 06/30/2009 3:02:25 PM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: jessduntno

What about the thousands of dead people who voted?


25 posted on 06/30/2009 3:06:37 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (When the going gets tough, the tough go out for ice cream.)
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To: jessduntno

Steele deeply saddened.


26 posted on 06/30/2009 3:08:53 PM PDT by muleskinner ("You know the Germans always make good stuff')
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To: Rational Thought

This is a major reason why Republicans find themselves as the minority party.

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Not getting any better. We need some men with guts, or another party.


27 posted on 06/30/2009 3:11:55 PM PDT by parthian shot (The Republicans are on a roll, unfortunately it's downhill)
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To: Texas resident

As long as steele heads the RNC they won’t get a cent from me. ...and to think I thought he was an up and coming star of the party and gave him money in his Senatorial race. Shame on my dumb butt for supporting a RINO that is dumber than the 3rd squirt of goose feces!


28 posted on 06/30/2009 3:12:08 PM PDT by RVN Airplane Driver ("To be born into freedom is an accident; to die in freedom is an obligation..)
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To: jessduntno
From here Coleman blew it. He allowed stuff to go on early in the recount that should not have been allowed.
29 posted on 06/30/2009 3:13:38 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Nemo me impune lacessit)
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To: jessduntno

If they were inventing votes for Franken, Steele ought to have been organizing riots in Saint Paul. Think its impossible? It was a nerd riot that settled the election in Florida, short-haired guys in sport shirts with pen-filled pocket protectors kicking in the door where they were counting the ballots, and it worked. That was the moment that decided the election; the Supreme Court only put their stamp of approval on it.


30 posted on 06/30/2009 3:18:02 PM PDT by marron
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To: parthian shot
What's the difference in the Minnesota vote and the way the voting went in Iran? We are officially a banana republic.
31 posted on 06/30/2009 3:24:00 PM PDT by animal172 (Disgusted in Tennessee)
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To: jessduntno

As long as group like ACORN are legal and not stopped, no election can be considered valid


32 posted on 06/30/2009 3:27:21 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Coming to You From the Front Lines of Occupied America)
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To: animal172
What's the difference in the Minnesota vote and the way the voting went in Iran? We are officially a banana republic.

Obama approves of both elections, Iran and Minnesota.

33 posted on 06/30/2009 3:29:46 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: jessduntno

I have never been to Minnesota.
Do not believe that I personnaly know anyone that is from Minnesota.
Also have no interest in going to Minnesota or getting to know anyone from Minnesota, if the majority of the voters there think that Al Franken is fit for any title above class idiot.


34 posted on 06/30/2009 3:33:24 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Coming to You From the Front Lines of Occupied America)
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To: jessduntno
As Coleman was slightly ahead on election night when the absentee military votes had not yet been counted, this makes me wonder if they ever were.

ML/NJ

35 posted on 06/30/2009 3:34:16 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: animal172
What's the difference in the Minnesota vote and the way the voting went in Iran? We are officially a banana republic.

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As bad as I hate to say it, it looks like Honduras is ahead of us in protecting their Constitution. Sad!

36 posted on 06/30/2009 3:39:15 PM PDT by parthian shot (The Republicans are on a roll, unfortunately it's downhill)
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To: SECURE AMERICA
“Also have no interest in going to Minnesota or getting to know anyone from Minnesota, if the majority of the voters there think that Al Franken is fit for any title above class idiot.”

That's not fair, really...they also voted for that Rhodes scholar Jesse Ventura...but compared to MA citizens (or Massholes, as I prefer to call them) they are enlightened and politically astute citizens...MA is home to Bawney Fwank, Jean Francois Kerry and...Big Head Ted Kennedy, the Cape Cod swimmer...and Mike “Let's Ride in the Tank” Dukakis...Gerry Studds, the rapist of an underage teenage male page and last but certainly not least...Mayor Tom “Mumbles” Menino...

37 posted on 06/30/2009 3:39:53 PM PDT by jessduntno (July 4th, 2009. Washington DC. Gadsden Flags. Be There.)
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To: jessduntno

Evil clown for a Senator because RINO’s have no balls.

Disgusting...


38 posted on 06/30/2009 3:44:18 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (III)
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To: Dead Corpse

Evil clown for a Senator because RINO’s have no balls.
Disgusting...

Well, to be fair though, Steele WAS deeply disappointed...I could just puke...a bad offense and no defense...way to go, Mikie, way to go...


39 posted on 06/30/2009 3:48:03 PM PDT by jessduntno (July 4th, 2009. Washington DC. Gadsden Flags. Be There.)
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To: TheThinker

As I recall, several hundred of us on this site have stopped giving money to the RNC, myself included. Many more Americans may be doing the same.


40 posted on 06/30/2009 3:48:23 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: freekitty
"If all votes count; than why did this happen?"

The Honorable "Senator" from Minniesoooooda!

Like Franken, Iran's loser-named-winner, Ahmadinejad, got even more votes on the re-count than he got on the first stuffed-ballot-box count.

41 posted on 06/30/2009 4:02:05 PM PDT by Matchett-PI (Obama has entered the "cracking stage" of his presidency. ~ Gagdad)
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To: jessduntno

i’m shocked i tell you... shocked

.sarc


42 posted on 06/30/2009 4:03:12 PM PDT by sten
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To: jessduntno

I absolutely hate it on days when I can’t find any news on FreeRepublic that cheers me up.


43 posted on 06/30/2009 4:12:50 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: Matchett-PI

What losers.


44 posted on 06/30/2009 4:22:04 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: jessduntno

If Coleman wasn’t such a namby-pamby Ex-Dem, this election wouldn’t have been close enough for Mark Ritchie and ACORN to steal.


45 posted on 06/30/2009 5:03:46 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (III)
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To: jessduntno
"Remember, remember the 5th of November..."


46 posted on 06/30/2009 5:05:35 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (III)
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To: parthian shot

How true!

It would seem some of the Republican leadership is perfectly happy to be in the minority.

We need some tough folks that really care.


47 posted on 06/30/2009 5:25:54 PM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: jessduntno

Hey, don’t forget Governor ‘Cadillac’ Deval...


48 posted on 06/30/2009 9:01:17 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Jack Hammer

Hahahaha...Howie....I still think “Live Shot” is the best nickname I can think of, “Mumbles” is second...oh, shit, I forgot “the corrupt midget”...ahhh there’s too many...


49 posted on 06/30/2009 9:06:44 PM PDT by jessduntno (July 4th, 2009. Washington DC. Gadsden Flags. Be There.)
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