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Al Gore visit draws 200 protestors in Boca
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Posted on 11/15/2009 3:24:47 PM PST by Gopher Broke

BOCA RATON — Confused Palm Beach County voters helped thwart Al Gore's 2000 bid to become president of the United States, but he was introduced as "president of the planet" when he returned here Saturday night to deliver an environmental lecture.

The former vice president spoke on climate change at the Mizner Park Amphitheater to a crowd of about 800. More than 200 protesters gathered across the street from the event, and their boos and chants could be heard inside the amphitheater as Gore began his presentation.

Gore lost Florida, and the White House, by 537 votes to George W. Bush in a 2000 as many Palm Beach County Democrats said they mistakenly voted for conservative Pat Buchanan because they were confused by the county's "butterfly ballot" design.

After losing the presidential race, Gore became arguably the world's most famous advocate for curbing carbon emissions, gaining eco-celebrity status with the film An Inconvenient Truth and winning a Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.

(Excerpt) Read more at palmbeachpost.com ...


TOPICS: US: Florida
KEYWORDS: alteredsourcetitle; globalwarming; gore; hotair; liberal; socialism

1 posted on 11/15/2009 3:24:49 PM PST by Gopher Broke
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To: Gopher Broke

Hilarious. The protestors were the equivalent of 1/4 of the crowd.


2 posted on 11/15/2009 3:31:05 PM PST by Pinkbell
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To: Gopher Broke
re: because they were confused by the county's “butterfly ballot” design

That ballot was designed by a Supervisor of Elections who was a Democrat. I am as convinced as ever that its confusing design was on purpose, to give voters a chance to contest the election in that county.

The entire Florida election fray of 2000 was a rouse from day one. They fought to keep absentee ballots from being counted, they wanted a recount but only in some counties, and on and on.

It's easy to forget all the crapola the Dems have been guilty of over the years. It's like their plan is to keep the fraud and abuse coming at such a rate that no one can keep up with it all.

3 posted on 11/15/2009 3:32:15 PM PST by jwparkerjr
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To: Gopher Broke
Oh Crap! They are on to me!


4 posted on 11/15/2009 3:33:16 PM PST by mylife
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To: Gopher Broke
“president of the planet”

Okay, which one?

5 posted on 11/15/2009 3:37:44 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: mylife
He played on our fears! Hail Earth!


6 posted on 11/15/2009 3:41:28 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: jwparkerjr
re: because they were confused by the county's “butterfly ballot” design

That ballot was designed by a Supervisor of Elections who was a Democrat. I am as convinced as ever that its confusing design was on purpose, to give voters a chance to contest the election in that county.

The entire Florida election fray of 2000 was a rouse from day one. They fought to keep absentee ballots from being counted, they wanted a recount but only in some counties, and on and on.

It's easy to forget all the crapola the Dems have been guilty of over the years. It's like their plan is to keep the fraud and abuse coming at such a rate that no one can keep up with it all.

The thing that dumbfounded me that night was why a local reporterette "just happened" to decide to interview live, a Palm Beach polling area and slowly confirm there was "some confusion" about the butterfly ballot, and as Bush gained further ahead, so did more Palm Beach voters. Her already being there was certainly no coincidence. Years before, they were told to "cool it" when Clinton showed gains against Bob Dole.

7 posted on 11/15/2009 3:41:38 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: mylife
Gore lost Florida, and the White House, by 537 votes to George W. Bush in a 2000 as many Palm Beach County Democrats said they mistakenly voted for conservative Pat Buchanan because they were confused by the county's "butterfly ballot" design.

I'm tired of this freaking lie being repeated. The 537 vote margin was the "official" total only because Gore's people cherry-picked several idiot heavy precincts where they could manufacture votes and narrow the margin.

It has been some time since I read Bill Sammon's excellent book At Any Cost but, when it actually came time to sign affidavits under penalty of perjury, they came up with a relatively handful of people willing to swear they voted for Pat Buchanan because of the confusing "butterfly ballot." I do not recall the actual number, but it was in the low double digits, far less than the number of overseas military ballots which Democrat lawyers disqualified based on chickensh*t technicalities.

8 posted on 11/15/2009 3:44:54 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: tet68

Isn’t it hilarious that the folks who spout that line are the biggest fear mongers on the planet?


9 posted on 11/15/2009 3:44:57 PM PST by mylife
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To: Vigilanteman

All those 2who refused to sign the affidavit should have been jailed.


10 posted on 11/15/2009 3:47:02 PM PST by mylife
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To: Gopher Broke
The former vice president spoke on climate change at the Mizner Park Amphitheater to a crowd of about 800.

Crowd? If that's the same amphitheater I went to, it comfortably seats 2000 towards the front to begin with.

11 posted on 11/15/2009 3:49:10 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: RichInOC
Okay, which one?"

Remember that mysterious face on Mars?

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12 posted on 11/15/2009 3:51:41 PM PST by newheart ("It will keep the government out of your health care decisions..." Barack Obama, July 23, 2009)
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To: newheart

Oh, nicely done.


13 posted on 11/15/2009 3:52:48 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Gopher Broke; grey_whiskers; markomalley; scripter; Defendingliberty; WL-law; Normandy; ...

Beam me to Planet Gore !

14 posted on 11/15/2009 3:58:01 PM PST by steelyourfaith (Limit all U.S. politicians to two terms: One in office and one in prison!)
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To: BerryDingle

Of all the aspects of the American way of life none is so important as out election process. And yet we limp along year after year, election after election, suspecting widespread abuse of the system and outright fraud. Situations like motor voter registration and refusal to require positive ID when voting, not to mention the vast opportunity for misdeeds in the absentee voter system make it had to believe that the system is on the up and up. Add to these the inability so often to count votes and certify an election for weeks and weeks and you have a situation that threatens the very core of our nation.

The vote is the underpinning of our entire government. If we can’t get a handle on keeping it open and above board then we are doomed regardless of what our financial system does or our ability to get enough oil.

And what really bothers me now is the move by so many jurisdictions to voting by mail simply to keep the cost of having an election as low as possible.


15 posted on 11/15/2009 4:03:45 PM PST by jwparkerjr
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To: Gopher Broke
The former vice president spoke on climate change

Good topic, he is correct on this; it was 75 in Boca on Friday, 81 on Saturday. See? Climate change...

/s

16 posted on 11/15/2009 4:13:40 PM PST by NewLand (We shall all hang together or most assuredly we will all hang separately)
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To: jwparkerjr

I agree completely. When we can sit and predict whats going to happen before it happens, such as “precincts aren’t finished voting during the deadline” or “absentee ballot sacks were found in a swimming pool supply locker 12 hours late,” or Mickey Mouse registered and voted. Every time safeguards are suggested, they are shot down by Congress, Senate and Judges like clay pigeons before they even reach the waters edge. Teams of lawyers rushed to Florida, teams of lawyers were rushed to Wasilla, Alaska just on a threatening feeling.


17 posted on 11/15/2009 4:16:48 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: jwparkerjr

I agree completely. When we can sit and predict whats going to happen before it happens, such as “precincts aren’t finished voting during the deadline” or “absentee ballot sacks were found in a swimming pool supply locker 12 hours late,” or Mickey Mouse registered and voted. Every time safeguards are suggested, they are shot down by Congress, Senate and Judges like clay pigeons before they even reach the waters edge. Teams of lawyers rushed to Florida, teams of lawyers were rushed to Wasilla, Alaska just on a threatening feeling.


18 posted on 11/15/2009 4:16:59 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: BerryDingle

Sorry for the double, browser nodded off.


19 posted on 11/15/2009 4:18:11 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Gopher Broke

Dear God in Heaven, I humbly thank you for your miraculously rescuing us from electing this nutjob, Algore, pResident...


20 posted on 11/15/2009 4:18:44 PM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Gopher Broke
Gore actually said that the will be completely GONE in just 5 years! Right after he said that it was revealed that the ice cap had actually grown in size and thickness.

Click on the image below to hear Al Gore claim that the ice cap will vanish in five years!
What an @ss. :)

21 posted on 11/15/2009 4:20:12 PM PST by Bon mots
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To: Bon mots

Is that Al Gore lighting his flatulence?


22 posted on 11/15/2009 4:22:30 PM PST by livius
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To: Bon mots
Gore actually said that the Polar Ice Cap will be completely GONE in just 5 years!


oops.
I have no idea why the words "Polar Ice Cap" disappear from between the <b></b> tags.
Strange.
23 posted on 11/15/2009 4:23:12 PM PST by Bon mots
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To: Gopher Broke

Very well done, Florida protestors!!!

I had the privilege of protesting Algore back in 2000. We drowned out his little fund raising party that was being held outside at a rich Dem’s home.

He immediately sent over some “friendly” reporters who demanded to know our names.

Gore was recently on cspan spouting his baloney - and once again his ugliness is simply breathtaking, along with his ability to lie with such passion.

But, then again, follow the money.


24 posted on 11/15/2009 4:24:47 PM PST by Freedom'sWorthIt (Obama's Deathcare ---- many will suffer and/or die unnecessarily.)
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To: jwparkerjr
The largest coverup was the consortium of newspapers
NYT, Mia Herald and several others who began a complete
count of ALL the ballot in ALL the counties.

Their final tally was that Bush did win with over 500
votes. That wasn't publicized like the mantra of the
dems that Bush was selected by the Supreme Court.

What puzzles me is the dem and their pals in the media
have this unparalled ability to demonize whomever they
wish and it sticks for all eternity. Consider three who
come to mind. Hoover, Nixon, Bush. From the dems
those three are the US equivalent of the big 3: Hitler
Stalin & Mao. Shakespeare had it right: "the evil that
men do lives after them; the good is oft interred in
their bones".

25 posted on 11/15/2009 4:46:47 PM PST by cliff630
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To: Gopher Broke
In Red China they have been detained....
26 posted on 11/15/2009 5:01:05 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: jwparkerjr
That ballot was designed by a Supervisor of Elections who was a Democrat. I am as convinced as ever that its confusing design was on purpose, to give voters a chance to contest the election in that county.

That is not what happened at all. It was an outright attempt to steal the election from George Bush. These idiots were willing to allow themselves to be made to look like the idiots they really are.

At the time of this happening, Freeper, Robert E. Cook made a detailed analysis of the votes that were manufactured for Gore and the votes that were destroyed for Bush.

It's a case of when a lie is repeated often enough, people accept it as the truth.

I believe Robert E. Cook.

The pieces of the puzzle fit as well as the time line. Hopefully the analysis is still available in archives.

27 posted on 11/15/2009 5:09:45 PM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma (Al Franken--the face of the third-party voters)
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To: jwparkerjr
"That ballot was designed by a Supervisor of Elections who was a Democrat. I am as convinced as ever that its confusing design was on purpose, to give voters a chance to contest the election in that county. "

That's sort of what I was thinking too. All kinds of shenanigans can be pulled in the confusion of re-counts, and all of the court orders and protests surrounding it.

Remember, "Never let a good crisis go to waste". It's exactly what the left is still doing, sleight of hand by distracting our attention from the real scandals.

As I've repeatedly said, algore is a mental case - the poster child for a spoiled-brat-rich-boy scorned. Like obama, he cares a lot more about the attention, power and money HE GETS from the National global warming joke, than he ever did the planet.

You notice you never see him with any sharp objects....
28 posted on 11/15/2009 5:13:20 PM PST by FrankR (To Congress: You cram it down our throats in '09, We'll shove it up your ass in '10!)
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To: Gopher Broke

“Click here for story.” ?? Is this a new format?


29 posted on 11/15/2009 5:25:03 PM PST by Misterioso (The uncontested absurdities of today are the accepted slogans of tomorrow. -- Ayn Rand)
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To: Gopher Broke

Didn’t we get about 20,000 people at the Bachmann rally?


30 posted on 11/15/2009 5:28:48 PM PST by UAConservative (Hopey's not bad, but I'm sick and tired of changey!)
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31 posted on 11/15/2009 6:17:44 PM PST by Dick Bachert ('08 WASN'T AN ELECTION. IT WAS AN INFESTATION. FUMIGATION HAS ALREADY BEGUN!)
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To: Pinkbell

“Hilarious. The protestors were the equivalent of 1/4 of the crowd.”

And twice their aggregate IQ.


32 posted on 11/15/2009 6:28:15 PM PST by Stosh
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To: Vigilanteman

The liberal a-holes and media a-holes always put that number 537 out there, still trying to delegitimize Bush’s election. Of course none of those a-holes would have had the slightest problem had Gore come out on top by 1 vote.


33 posted on 11/15/2009 6:45:45 PM PST by Newtoidaho (Liberals are nothing more than drooling buffoons. Spread the word.)
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To: Newtoidaho
2004 was the best proof of what you pointed out. Although they called Pennsylvania early in the night for Kerry, his margin there (50.9%) was almost identical to Bush's margin in Ohio (50.8%) which they wouldn't call until the next morning.

And even when it became clear that Bush had a substantial lead in the nationwide popular vote, they were still trying to figure out how Kerry could win with a narrow win in Ohio or a handful of smaller states such as Iowa/Nevada/New Mexico.

My wife and I were working a poll location here and didn't even get out until after midnight. Later, they told us that SW Pennsylvania kept the contest so competitive that the RATs had to tie up people and resources here which would otherwise had gone to Ohio.

34 posted on 11/15/2009 9:10:21 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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