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James Clyburn Claims 'Hacking' Behind Alvin Greene's Surprise Win in S.C. Senate Race
FOX NEWS ^ | 06/15/2010

Posted on 06/15/2010 9:24:09 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Hackers must be behind Senate candidate Alvin Greene's victory in the South Carolina Democratic primary last week, Rep. James Clyburn claimed in an interview with Fox News on Tuesday.

Trying to account for how a candidate who had no money and no campaign infrastructure was able to pull out a victory over a well-funded local lawmaker in a statewide race, the powerful South Carolina Democrat said the touch-screen voting machines used by the state are notoriously unreliable. Without citing evidence, Clyburn said the voting machines could have been compromised.

"I believe there was some hacking done into that computer," Clyburn told Fox News, suggesting that somebody at the state could have deliberately bought those machines so that the system would be vulnerable. South Carolina uses a machine called the iVotronic.

"Maybe somebody wanted the machines that were easily hacked into ... We had no business with those machines in South Carolina," he said.

The State Election Commission rejected that theory on Tuesday. Chris Whitmire, spokesman for the commission, said the department has not detected even a hint of fraud or hacking in Tuesday's election and dismissed the charge that the system is not dependable.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2010electionbias; alvingreene; callawaaambulance; conspiracy; conspiracynut; conspiracytheory; cultureofcorruption; dnctalkingpoints; ivotronic; jamesclyburn; pravdamedia; senate; southcarolina; thugthevote; tinfoilalert; votefraud
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1 posted on 06/15/2010 9:24:09 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Clyburn has descended into Looneyville.


2 posted on 06/15/2010 9:24:56 AM PDT by RockinRight (I can see November from here!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Rep. James Clyburn speaks with Fox News on June 15 about the Senate Democratic primary race in South Carolina.
3 posted on 06/15/2010 9:24:57 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Does anyone take anything Clyburn says seriously ?


4 posted on 06/15/2010 9:26:16 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: SeekAndFind

Clyburn can’t bring himself to admit that the Dem’ voters are idiots.


5 posted on 06/15/2010 9:26:19 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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To: SeekAndFind

I would have guessed hacking and coughing, but whatever...

Someone call the waaaaaaaambulance.


6 posted on 06/15/2010 9:26:33 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (J. D. Hayworth, the next Senator, the Great State of Arizona - Sen. Poopdeck, Panama is calling...)
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To: SeekAndFind
The Democratic Party leadership will decide which black candidates are allowed to win their primaries.


7 posted on 06/15/2010 9:27:05 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: EDINVA
"Does anyone take anything Clyburn says seriously ?"

13% of the US population - 28% in South Carolina.

8 posted on 06/15/2010 9:27:07 AM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: SeekAndFind

Could Clyburn be using the strategy the DNC is planning to use in the Fall when Dems lose races to Republicans?


9 posted on 06/15/2010 9:27:15 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: SeekAndFind
A lot of effort expended to distract us from the possibility that maybe , just maybe, Democrat voters in South Carolina are really stupid.

The emperor has no clothes.
10 posted on 06/15/2010 9:27:33 AM PDT by Apparatchik (If you find yourself in a confusing situation, simply laugh knowingly and walk away - Jim Ignatowski)
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To: SeekAndFind

Prove it, James.


11 posted on 06/15/2010 9:27:51 AM PDT by Guyin4Os (A messianic ger-tsedek)
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To: SeekAndFind

Is there a TV upstairs? I like to watch.


12 posted on 06/15/2010 9:28:24 AM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: SeekAndFind

>> Hackers must be behind Senate candidate Alvin Greene’s victory in the South Carolina Democratic primary last week,

Maybe Greene’s primary win was a protest vote. Or maybe it was simply Bush’s fault.


13 posted on 06/15/2010 9:28:31 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: SeekAndFind

So the media will start calling him a “funny name” like “birfer” and use it 24-7, right? Right?

CNN, Washington Post, where arrrrre you?


14 posted on 06/15/2010 9:28:45 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Throw the bums out in 2010.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The ruling class will never allow a threat to their power.


15 posted on 06/15/2010 9:29:06 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: SeekAndFind

16 posted on 06/15/2010 9:30:10 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Throw the bums out in 2010.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“I believe there was some hacking done into that computer,”

Well, apparently he know the correct terminology, (”hacking done into”) ... so he should be taken seriously.


17 posted on 06/15/2010 9:30:11 AM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: SeekAndFind

if this is true, where was he when the decision was made to use these machines in the first place?


18 posted on 06/15/2010 9:30:53 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: SeekAndFind
HACKING!

So THAT'S what it's called...I've been wondering ever since all the dems crossed party lines and gave us all "McCain't" in '08.

Well, I guess they should be the ones to name it, they invented it.

But, I never heard of james clyburn either.
19 posted on 06/15/2010 9:31:27 AM PDT by FrankR (Standing against tyranny must start somewhere, or the future belongs to the tyrants.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Clyburn is obviously racist. How else do you explain his questioning of the electoral victory of a black man?


20 posted on 06/15/2010 9:32:06 AM PDT by Drill Thrawl (Government is cancer.)
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To: RockinRight

It sounds like a moveon operation to me.


21 posted on 06/15/2010 9:32:20 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

I wonder if he ever considered maybe people meant to vote for Greene?


22 posted on 06/15/2010 9:33:12 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: OldDeckHand

Unlikely 13% of the US population know who Clyburn IS. And just as well.


23 posted on 06/15/2010 9:33:26 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: camle
if this is true, where was he when the decision was made to use these machines in the first place?

We have Algore and FL 2000 to thank for that.

24 posted on 06/15/2010 9:33:39 AM PDT by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: Drill Thrawl

The winner may be a black man, but he isn’t The Democrat Party’s “black man”.


25 posted on 06/15/2010 9:33:43 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Throw the bums out in 2010.)
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To: FrankR

Are we sure this is not another one of those “crises that cannot go to waste”? Is this a setup of for some kind of Democrat “fix” to the election process? I don’t put anything past this regime.


26 posted on 06/15/2010 9:34:22 AM PDT by Free America52 (The White guys are getting pissed off. We beat Hitler Hirohito and Krushchev. Obama will be easy.)
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To: RockinRight

I’m sure it had nothing to do with the Dem voters in South Carolina being morons, right?


27 posted on 06/15/2010 9:36:33 AM PDT by Carling (Remember November)
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To: SeekAndFind
Psychologists call it "projection". Ascribing characteristics to others that are really your own. Hacking and cheating is what Democrats do to swing elections. This was nothing more than the uneducated, uninformed Democrat voting base repeating their habitual vote for the black guy over the old white guy. The voters get the politicians they deserve. If you're too damn lazy to check out the candidates before casting your vote, don't complain when the candidate isn't what you expected. Too bad it wasn't Alan Keyes. He would have been a great GOP "plant"...and a great candidate.
28 posted on 06/15/2010 9:37:16 AM PDT by Myrddin
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To: a fool in paradise
These must be the same “hackers” that rigged the Dybold voting machines in Ohio so Bush could win the election in 04.

It is not possible the people of OH thought Kerry was a pompous doofus.

No way...

sarc /

29 posted on 06/15/2010 9:37:36 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: SeekAndFind

Even *IF* he’s right, how can they possibly explain all the other illegitimate, incompetent, and outright lunatic democrats who have won elections? Damn near the entire party fits in this category.


30 posted on 06/15/2010 9:42:19 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m confused. I thought we were racist if we DIDN”T vote for the black guy????/

.......now WE are cheating if THEY win?????


31 posted on 06/15/2010 9:44:30 AM PDT by CrappieLuck
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, I don’t know how it happened, but I am amused. Damned amused!!


32 posted on 06/15/2010 9:45:07 AM PDT by davisfh
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"James Clyburn Claims 'Hacking' Behind Alvin Greene's Surprise Win in S.C. Senate Race"

I've been studying this and I'm convinced pixies did it. There may have been some use of magic powder too, but I'm not prepared to make a definitive statement on that... yet.

33 posted on 06/15/2010 9:49:24 AM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Seems to me the most likely answer is an “anybody but Clyburn” vote. Given Clyburn’s performance since the primary, this idea gains value.

Or maybe the voters thought they were voting for Al Green, and they were going to get free concerts!


34 posted on 06/15/2010 9:51:02 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (Gone Galt and loving it)
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To: EDINVA

He would be more believable to me if he said that the Body Snatchers had come to SC and voted.


35 posted on 06/15/2010 9:51:03 AM PDT by panthermom
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To: RockinRight; All
Clyburn has descended into Looneyville.

I wouldn't be so quick to assume Clyburn is off base.

Hugo Chavez has been rigging elections here since 2006:

here

and here

36 posted on 06/15/2010 9:51:51 AM PDT by NotSoModerate
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To: SeekAndFind
Someone got paid to hack-in and he made a mistake and voted for the wrong guy, They say you get what you pay for and low bid is not always the best
37 posted on 06/15/2010 9:59:18 AM PDT by Foolsgold (L I B Lacking in Brains)
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To: Carling
"I’m sure it had nothing to do with the Dem voters in South Carolina being morons, right?"

We have a winner! Callers, you can stop dialing!

38 posted on 06/15/2010 10:03:33 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (0bummer calls opponents "Teabaggers". So we can call Kagan "Carpet Muncher." Right?)
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To: SeekAndFind

Those chaps must be channeling some obscure, post Civil War Klansman.


39 posted on 06/15/2010 10:03:49 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: SeekAndFind

In a fair and just world Clyburn would be a men’s lavatory attendant rather than a congressman.


40 posted on 06/15/2010 10:03:56 AM PDT by jla
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To: RockinRight

To Rep. Clyburn-what about Obama’s victory don’t you understand? The only difference between Greene and Obama is a teleprompter.


41 posted on 06/15/2010 10:05:46 AM PDT by Spok (Free Range Republican)
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To: SeekAndFind

This commie offers no proof. Just wishful conjecture on his part.

They never stop making things up.


42 posted on 06/15/2010 10:06:31 AM PDT by dforest
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I dont see what the mystery is. The RAT primary vote in SC is about half black. It’s well within reason that black voters were more likely to come out for the primary with a black candidate on the ballot, isnt it? That’s what happened in 2008.

I suspect Clyburn is looking for a villain where there is none, just typical voting behavior.


43 posted on 06/15/2010 10:06:48 AM PDT by freespirited (There are a lot of bad Republicans but there are no good Democrats.--Ann Coulter)
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To: Spok

Obviously they use DeBold voting machines /s


44 posted on 06/15/2010 10:12:01 AM PDT by jslade (People that are easily offended OFFEND ME!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Sounds like the voter fraud was 5 months early by some ACORN operatives.


45 posted on 06/15/2010 10:19:51 AM PDT by FormerACLUmember ("Subtlety is not going to win this fight": NJ Governor Chris Christie)
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To: FormerACLUmember

maybe this was a GOP ploy, open primaries, republicans vote for an idiot, hell the dems did the same to the republicans wasn’t it SC that decided that Mcstain would be our candidate?


46 posted on 06/15/2010 10:53:33 AM PDT by 09Patriot (why take chances when you can stay in the middle?---The Fountainhead)
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To: SeekAndFind
Without citing evidence

Because there is none. Blaming technology which he hasn't the intellect to understand is preferable, I guess, to the truth. The people who vote in democrat primaries (aka "Democrats") are astoundingly stupid. That being said, and entirely by accident, they did nominate (or so I've read) an Army vet with a BA in Political Science. With those credentials it's clear they accidentally nominated the most qualified person on their ballot.

47 posted on 06/15/2010 10:54:23 AM PDT by katana (For what is an Irishman ? But a .......)
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Geez,where are the hanging chads when you need them?
48 posted on 06/15/2010 10:55:56 AM PDT by 4yearlurker (How shall he rescue his imprisoned self?)
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To: davisfh

49 posted on 06/15/2010 10:58:19 AM PDT by 09Patriot (why take chances when you can stay in the middle?---The Fountainhead)
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To: Gene Eric

Folks, if you really looked at Greene’s background he looks like a decent candidate. He isn’t one of those uneducated bum one picks up on the street and then suddenly placed in the ballot.

Greene holds a degree in Political Science from the Unviersity of South Carolina and stands as a decorated United States veteran who served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force before receiving an involuntary honorable discharge in 2009. He has received the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Air Force Good Conduct Medal, the Korea Defense Service Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal

He is currently unemployed and lives with and cares for his father in Manning, roughly halfway between Columbia and Charleston. OK, he’s unemployed, but heck -— so are 17% of Amerucan out there. And it’s not like he isn’t out there looking for a job.

He won this primary fair and square and RACIST ( that’s right, I said it ) Democrats are trying to look down on him.

I say, let him run and let’s listen to his policy ideas to see if he’s worth electing. That’s the American way.


50 posted on 06/15/2010 11:01:08 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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