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The making of Sen. Blutarsky
Waterbury Republican-American ^ | July 3, 2009 | Editorial

Posted on 07/03/2009 8:43:49 AM PDT by Graybeard58

After all the votes were tallied Nov. 4, incumbent Republican Sen. Norm Coleman of Minnesota led socialist Democrat Al Franken by 725 votes. The mandatory recount reduced the margin to 215. And then the lawyers took over.

They won rule changes in the middle of the game that allowed election officials to add previously disqualified votes to Mr. Franken's total and subtract valid votes from Sen. Coleman's. They unearthed thousands of heretofore missing absentee ballots, all from counties that had gone overwhelmingly for Mr. Franken, and suddenly their boy was up by 312.

Then the lawyers got the courts to stop the counting and declare Mr. Franken the winner. (This was how the 2000 presidential election was supposed to turn out for the Democrats.) The election now stolen, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, as ridiculous as that may sound, now heads for Capitol Hill to join all the other unfunny clowns infesting "the world's most deliberative body."


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: franken; snl

1 posted on 07/03/2009 8:43:49 AM PDT by Graybeard58
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To: surroundedinCT; Holding Our Breath; SuperLuminal; LurkedLongEnough; HoosierHawk; RJL; ...

Ping to a Republican-American Editorial.

If you want on or off this list, let me know.


2 posted on 07/03/2009 8:44:29 AM PDT by Graybeard58 ( Selah.)
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To: Graybeard58

And no one did anything. People of Minnesota....how do you not RIOT over that kind of behavior?


3 posted on 07/03/2009 8:46:51 AM PDT by my small voice (A biased media is the biggest threat to our democracy)
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To: Graybeard58

Except that “Sen. Blutarsky” was actually funny.


4 posted on 07/03/2009 8:47:57 AM PDT by Little Pig (Is it time for "Cowboys and Islamofanatics" yet?)
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To: Graybeard58

You know what, no. I will not have you besmirching the memory of a great American comedian by comparing him to Al Franken.


5 posted on 07/03/2009 8:48:28 AM PDT by RichInOC (...Phi Kappa Sigma, Beta Rho '87..."NO PRISONERS!!!")
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To: my small voice
Al Franken is a pimple on the hemorrhoid of a butt-plug abused sphincter if I ever could believe such a thing exists
6 posted on 07/03/2009 8:48:43 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Graybeard58

U.S. Sen. Al Franken:

1) Sen Stewart Smalley
2) Sen Cokehead
3) Sen One more Saturaday Night


7 posted on 07/03/2009 8:49:54 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Graybeard58

Mark Dayton was an assclown who made Minnesota the laughingstock of the nation by holding the honor of the dumbest senator with a penis. Al Franken will make Mark Dayton look intelligent.


8 posted on 07/03/2009 8:50:14 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Are there any men left in Washington? Or, are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud)
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To: Graybeard58

This article is so true as well, and thanks once again for the ping Graybeard.

The amazing thing is the lack of any apparent movement to counter the theft, the fraud, the illegalities so blatantly forged by the Leftistsphere.

They cannot win by honest voting events on anything, therefore the are compelled to win by fraudulent means. That in itself tells us something about them, as well about us that they do win.


9 posted on 07/03/2009 8:54:43 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists...Call 'em What you Will, They ALL have Fairies Living In Their Trees.)
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To: Graybeard58

Thanks for the ping, FRiend. Is that the entire article above, or is it excerpted? (I went to the Waterbury Republican-American site and couldn’t find the article.) Thanks...


10 posted on 07/03/2009 8:55:45 AM PDT by nutmeg (Sarah and Todd Palin and the Deadliest Catch captains should run this country)
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To: Graybeard58

Sen Blutarsky!!! LOL! Very apt comparison!
Except Belushi was actually funny.


11 posted on 07/03/2009 8:59:15 AM PDT by silverleaf ("Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal ( Martin Luther King))
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To: Graybeard58
Hey , this in Minne-so-cold. Their brains are frozen.
Don't forget they voted in Mark Dayton to the Senate and Jesse Ventura as governor.
Now 0bama has his filibuster proof Senate to go along with his superduper majority in the House of unRepresenatives. Once he/they gets a majority on the Supreme Court, it is over.
12 posted on 07/03/2009 8:59:22 AM PDT by Tupelo
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To: Vigilanteman

Oh, I don’t know - Casey from Pennsylvania is pretty damn dumb.


13 posted on 07/03/2009 9:03:10 AM PDT by eCSMaster
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To: nutmeg

That’s the entire thing. At the link there are three short articles, it’s the one in the middle.


14 posted on 07/03/2009 9:10:07 AM PDT by Graybeard58 ( Selah.)
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To: my small voice
I'm with you, but I'm a transplant to this wacked out state. Nonetheless, the Senator and I are going to become very close. I am going to let him know what the 60% of the people who didn't vote for him are thinking about at all times.
15 posted on 07/03/2009 9:12:06 AM PDT by adgirl
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To: adgirl
" am going to let him know what the 60% of the people who didn't vote for him are thinking about at all times."..

..

Gotta nice BRICK WALL at home for practice???

16 posted on 07/03/2009 9:50:43 AM PDT by litehaus (A memory tooooo long)
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To: Little Pig
Except that “Sen. Blutarsky” was actually funny.

Yup. Franken is disgusting little worm. Brother Blutto was just plain awesome. Zero point zero.
17 posted on 07/03/2009 9:52:32 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Vigilanteman
Mark Dayton was an assclown who made Minnesota the laughingstock of the nation by holding the honor of the dumbest senator with a penis.

Barbara Boxer holds the honor of the dumbest senator who wishes she had one.

...and of course dumbest period.

18 posted on 07/03/2009 9:56:25 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Graybeard58
My attitude on this sort of thing is changing. I now believe that if a Republican is not smart enough to see this sort of thing coming and nip it in the bud then he's not smart enough to hold the office. Correct me if I am wrong, but AFAIK Tom McClintock is the only Republican to outmaneuver a Democrat recount scam. Studying the management his last election campaign for Congress could prove salutary for many Republicans.
19 posted on 07/03/2009 10:23:59 AM PDT by atomic_dog
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To: atomic_dog
Correct me if I am wrong, but AFAIK Tom McClintock is the only Republican to outmaneuver a Democrat recount scam.

Excluding the mother of all attempted democrat recount scams - The presidential election of 2000.

20 posted on 07/03/2009 10:27:16 AM PDT by Graybeard58 ( Selah.)
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To: atomic_dog
Absolutely right. This election was Norm Coleman's to lose, and he chose to lose it by voting for last October's $800+ billion stimulus bill. (Remember that one? Remember when $800 billion seemed like a lot of money?) Coleman chose to vote for that first bailout bill over the screaming objections of his constituents -- me included -- and that p.o.'d his base just enough to push about 17% of the vote over to a third-party candidate (Dean Barkley) who talked a really good libertarian line. *That single vote* is what made this election close in the first place.

Then, once it went into recount, Coleman chose to lose again, by conducting the court fight in a really stupid and inconsistent way, and conceding points he never should have conceded.

Short answer: Coleman chose to lose this one. And now the whole country is going to pay for it.

21 posted on 07/03/2009 11:01:09 AM PDT by Lucretia Borgia (I will be happy to show Obama the same respect the Democrats gave Reagan, Bush, and Palin.)
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To: Tupelo
I'm glad you mentioned Governor Goofy -- er, Ventura.

Ventura was elected in a three-way race, when former St. Paul Major and Democrat-turned-RINO Norm Coleman couldn't manage to get people excited enough about him to give him a large margin of victory over the Democrat he should have beat like a baby seal, Hubert "Skippy" Humphrey III. (Yeah, the son of LBJ's vice-president.)

This time around, Minnesota elected Senator Al "F***wit" Franken because Senator Norm Coleman managed to show his true RINO colors again by voting for the first $800+ billion bailout bill just a month before the election, over the strong objections of his constituents, which p.o.'d conservatives enough to make large numbers of them defect and vote for Ventura protege and political advisor Dean Barkley, who talked a very good Libertarian line. So this time in the three-way race, the Democrat came up the winner.

The problem in this election wasn't that Minnesotans are morons who like Franken. The problem was that RINO Norm Coleman went out of his way to p.o. conservatives just before the election.

22 posted on 07/03/2009 11:15:48 AM PDT by Lucretia Borgia (I will be happy to show Obama the same respect the Democrats gave Reagan, Bush, and Palin.)
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To: silverleaf

“This isn’t over! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? HELL NO!!”


23 posted on 07/03/2009 11:32:26 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Whoever coined the term "foolproof" underestimated the ingenuity and determination of fools.)
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To: rockinqsranch

Read up on Project Secretary Of State Implemented, Funded by MoveOn.org ,ACORN,Move America Forward. This is where these groups fund Democrat candidates for State Secretaries Of State To rig Election Outcomes Just as they did in Minnesota.Now we are funding the demise of all our Future elections . If it wasnt for the idiot who was elected Sec Of State in Minnesota Coleman Would still be Senator


24 posted on 07/03/2009 11:47:17 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: Graybeard58

The biggest farce was the canvassing board “recount” of disputed ballots. Every ballot was online, and voted on by both experts and by the public, and both agreed that the result of that count should have left Coleman in the lead.

But instead, the canvasing board time and again rejected Coleman votes and manufactured votes for Franken.

Coleman meanwhile never caught on that he had to harass absentee voters who had been rejected to find out which ones voted for him. Franken’s team did this by getting their home addresses, and in the end they knew exactly what envelopes had Franken votes in them, and those were the ones they brought.

And the courts failed in their obligation to the law, when they allowed the canvasing board to THROW OUT A RECOUNT that showed Franken with 131 fewer votes than on election night, and instead going back to the original election-night count — in direct violation of both the law and prior court rulings.

Coleman of course is to blame as well, he and Pawlenty, for supporting McCain, who did terribly in Minnesota.


25 posted on 07/03/2009 12:45:14 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: eCSMaster; Mr. Mojo
Casey is pretty dumb alright, maybe even the dumbest senator with a penis. But he never had to compete with Mark Dayton for the honor.

On the female side, the competition is a whole lot stiffer. Barbara Boxer just can't win the honor as long as Patrica Bin Murray warms the seat from the State of Washington.

26 posted on 07/03/2009 1:33:09 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Are there any men left in Washington? Or, are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud)
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To: Graybeard58

Bleah!


27 posted on 07/03/2009 4:44:46 PM PDT by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: ballplayer

“Read up on Project Secretary Of State Implemented, Funded by MoveOn.org ,ACORN,Move America Forward.”

Am fully aware of the Leftist/Socialist/Democrat Sec. of State project however I am having a very difficult moment here believing that Move America Forward is part and parcel to such shenanigans on behalf of the Leftist/Socialist/Democrats.

I’m certain you didn’t mean MAF, but some Soros organization that supports the Leftist mischeif we are allowing ourselves to become tolerant of, and not addressing with any vigor whatsoever which is my point in my original post.

If in doubt, kindly read it again.


28 posted on 07/03/2009 8:23:25 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists...Call 'em What you Will, They ALL have Fairies Living In Their Trees.)
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To: rockinqsranch

My Mistake Thank you for the Correction


29 posted on 07/04/2009 5:55:09 AM PDT by ballplayer
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