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How Did the Boston Globe Know Who Won The Election 8 Hours Before Voting Stopped?
David Horowitz's NewsRealblog ^

Posted on 01/19/2010 11:13:36 AM PST by Michael van der Galien

Earlier today, I published a YouTube video that showed a woman handing out blank absentee forms. It was a sign that something fishy may be going on in Massachusetts.

Well, in the last hour or so, more reports have surfaced that should be reason for concern. Election Journal reports, for instance, that “reports are pouring in from across the city of Boston that Martha Coakley signs have been placed inside the 150 foot buffer zone mandated by Commonwealth law.” Watch the video at Election Journal.

That’s bad, but it’s not nearly as troubling as this article: it appears that the Boston Globe published the results of today’s elections, while people were still voting. The Bostonist logically wonders whether the Globe is ”rigging this election? Did somebody hack its data feeds? Are we dreaming? WHAT IS GOING ON?”

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: marthacoakley; masen; massachusetts; scottbrown

1 posted on 01/19/2010 11:13:38 AM PST by Michael van der Galien
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To: Michael van der Galien
I'm sure it was test that somebody accidentally published.

This is not the first time this has happened, and incompetence is a more likely explanation than conspiracy.

2 posted on 01/19/2010 11:16:43 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Muslims reserve the right to kill anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: Michael van der Galien

Never attribute to villainy that which can be easily explained by simple incompetence.

Until further evidence of a conspiracy surfaces, it is logical to assume that they were just testing their system. It would’ve been a good idea for them to use better numbers to test, to avoid the appearance of impropriety.

SnakeDoc


3 posted on 01/19/2010 11:19:49 AM PST by SnakeDoctor (Life is tough; it's tougher if you're stupid. -- John Wayne)
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To: Michael van der Galien
Apparently it was just "test data" on the site. But that still begs a few questions --

With Brown ahead in virtually all polls, why did the "test data" show Coakley winning? Is that wishful thinking on the Globe's part?

Why doesn't the site have a disclaimer that says "TEST DATA" if the site contains "test data"?

Couldn't they use "test data" like 25 votes for Brown and 25 votes for Coakley, with 100% of precincts reporting? Why isn't that a good test?

All of this feeds into the well known fear that US elections are tainted and that the results are determined by the counters and not the voters. The Leftist media shows its arrogance by not being sensitive to this fear.

4 posted on 01/19/2010 11:20:37 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (We have the 1st so that we can call on people to rebel. We have 2nd so that they can.)
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To: Michael van der Galien

Magical thinking?


5 posted on 01/19/2010 11:21:01 AM PST by SatinDoll (NO Foreign Nationals as our President!!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

In liberal bastions, such as Boston, “incompetence” is a “conspiracy”!


6 posted on 01/19/2010 11:21:12 AM PST by G Larry (DNC is comprised of REGRESSIVES!)
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To: Michael van der Galien
It had to have been a test...I mean come on look at the data:

50%

49%

1%

Seems too neat to me...

7 posted on 01/19/2010 11:22:42 AM PST by NMEwithin
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To: Michael van der Galien; SnakeDoctor
omg, listen to the voice of denial trying to sound like reason.

How much more freaking evidence do you need to understand that nothing is beneath the lust for power?

As if the left never stole an election? As if there was such a thing as an honest election in Boston, where a mayor was once "elected" while sitting in a jail cell.

Denial springs eternal. That should be a tagline.

8 posted on 01/19/2010 11:23:16 AM PST by the invisib1e hand (denial springs eternal.)
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To: Michael van der Galien

Dewey defeats Truman!

If the results tomorrow look exactly like the map you posted, then we’ll talk.


9 posted on 01/19/2010 11:23:16 AM PST by dmz
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To: G Larry
In liberal bastions, such as Boston, “incompetence” is a “conspiracy”!

Very well said.

10 posted on 01/19/2010 11:24:26 AM PST by the invisib1e hand (denial springs eternal.)
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To: Michael van der Galien

Is handing out blank absentee forms illegal?


11 posted on 01/19/2010 11:25:58 AM PST by Ben Mugged (Unions are the storm troopers of socialism.)
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To: ClearCase_guy
With Brown ahead in virtually all polls, why did the "test data" show Coakley winning? Is that wishful thinking on the Globe's part?

Of course. They have to fill in their 'data' columns with something to test their formulas, so why not with what they'd like to see...?

12 posted on 01/19/2010 11:27:20 AM PST by bcsco (Hey, GOP: The American Indians found out what happens when you don't control immigration...)
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To: the invisib1e hand

How can you say definitively that an election was rigged before the result comes out? It seems that your response is rigged. If and when Brown wins, you’ll look like a fool.

Paranoia springs eternal.

Also, up until a week ago, the election was considered a forgone conclusion. The Democrat machine had no reason to prepare for an election theft — which, I would imagine, would take more than a week to orchestrate.

SnakeDoc


13 posted on 01/19/2010 11:27:26 AM PST by SnakeDoctor (Life is tough; it's tougher if you're stupid. -- John Wayne)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Exactly, the published their mock up of their hopes by accident.


14 posted on 01/19/2010 11:27:47 AM PST by JLS (Democrats: People who wont even let you enjoy an unseasonably warm winter day)
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To: Michael van der Galien

If you witness a problem and it is not resolved immediatly by the local poll warden call the police/or Secretary of Commonwealth’s Elections Division at 617-727-2828 or 1-800-462-8683.


15 posted on 01/19/2010 11:27:53 AM PST by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: Michael van der Galien
As much as I am inclined to see Democrat villainy behind every tree, this smacks too much of the same boneheaded mistake the Chicago Tribune made back in 1948, when they mistakenly released the versions of the paper that had the headline "Dewey Beats Truman" instead of the correct version wherein Truman beat Dewey:


16 posted on 01/19/2010 11:28:56 AM PST by Oceander
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To: SnakeDoctor
How can you say definitively that an election was rigged before the result comes out?

Because the act of a major media outlet calling it before it is over is an act of propaganda -- a tool of election rigging.

Wake me when you have a real question.

17 posted on 01/19/2010 11:32:51 AM PST by the invisib1e hand (denial springs eternal.)
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To: Ben Mugged

Don’t know. They were just talking about this on talk radio.

FYI-http://www.lonelyconservative.com/2010/01/19/coakley-supporter-in-lawrence-ma-handing-out-absentee-ballots/


18 posted on 01/19/2010 11:33:08 AM PST by Mears
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To: Michael van der Galien

Sounds to me like they already had something created, so if Coakley were to win, they could hit print and send it out instantly. Looks like someone forgot to let the printer operator know he wasn’t supposed to hit the print button.


19 posted on 01/19/2010 11:33:43 AM PST by Wee-Weed Up
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To: SnakeDoctor
How can you say definitively that an election was rigged before the result comes out?

I agree that no one should "definitively" say anything.

But we've seen stories in the last few days about the substantial number of dead people who are still registered to vote in MA. We've seen film of someone handing out absentee ballots on the street on the day of the election. The biggest media outlet is "testing their data" with results which go against virtually all of the recent polls.

I don't know about you, but I don't trust the media, and I don't trust the MA Democrat machine, and I don't trust ACORN.

Am I saying the election has any definite problem? No. But I'm trying to keep my eyes open.

20 posted on 01/19/2010 11:34:17 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (We have the 1st so that we can call on people to rebel. We have 2nd so that they can.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

As late as this morning Coakley had an arrogant,the-fix-is-in smile that Gotti had during his first 3 trials.


21 posted on 01/19/2010 11:45:07 AM PST by pistolpetestoys (Outside of a dog a book is a mans best friend;inside a dog it's too dark to read.)
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To: Michael van der Galien

22 posted on 01/19/2010 11:46:26 AM PST by Red Badger (Obama - The first ever elected lame duck..............)
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To: SnakeDoctor

Typically, dim machines prepare to commit fraud as a matter of course. MA dims will be no exception. They will manufacture as many votes as they can. Whether it will be enough to put Croakley over the top is another question.


23 posted on 01/19/2010 11:48:08 AM PST by karnage (worn arguments and old attitudes)
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To: the invisib1e hand

>> Wake me when you have a real question.

If you were conscious, would you have a better answer?

SnakeDoc


24 posted on 01/19/2010 11:48:55 AM PST by SnakeDoctor (Life is tough; it's tougher if you're stupid. -- John Wayne)
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To: Michael van der Galien

Does anyone have any idea why almost all of the polls reported here on FR have Brown ahead (sometimes by a significant margin), but the “mainstream media” seems only to be reporting that the “polls show a tie...” — are they using different polls, or lying?


25 posted on 01/19/2010 11:52:13 AM PST by Pravious
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To: ClearCase_guy

Nobody said close your eyes.

I simply object to canned responses regarding a “stolen” election that isn’t even over yet.

SnakeDoc


26 posted on 01/19/2010 11:54:57 AM PST by SnakeDoctor (Life is tough; it's tougher if you're stupid. -- John Wayne)
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To: Michael van der Galien
I'm hoping that Brown wins and praying that it's a fair election. I have no doubt that the Democrats don't just play hardball but they will do ANYTHING to win. They will stop at nothing. They are scum of the earth and we can see just what they are all about by watching MSNBC.

Always remember this administration has its roots in Crook County, IL. The Democrat slogan there is:

Vote early and vote often.
27 posted on 01/19/2010 12:10:53 PM PST by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough!)
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To: Wee-Weed Up

Post 19

I suspect that it was manufactured and released for the same purpose as their exit polls, quit often bogus, to discourage the opposition.


28 posted on 01/19/2010 12:18:40 PM PST by Peter Horry (Those who aren't responsible always know best.)
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To: Michael van der Galien

probably true that it is a technical glitch, but the fact that this story went viral SO quickly puts the cheaters on notice that we are all watching. VERY carefully!


29 posted on 01/19/2010 12:37:13 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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