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Streisand: Vote No on Recall
barbrastreisand.com ^ | October 3, 2003 | Barbra Streisand

Posted on 10/06/2003 8:28:10 AM PDT by presidio9

Regardless of what you think about Grey Davis, we should all be able to agree that we must now stop this attempted hijacking of the democratic process. Impeaching Clinton ...Florida and the 2000 election ... Redistricting in Texas ... now California... What makes the Right Wing think they can just bully and buy their way into power? If we allow this recall to win, we will be setting a dangerous precedent. In this unfair process, a candidate receiving just 30% of the vote could beat Davis, even if the governor receives 49%. Our governor was elected fair and square just a year ago. He deserves the opportunity to serve out his time in office. So get out there on October 7th and vote no on recall !!!


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California
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1 posted on 10/06/2003 8:28:10 AM PDT by presidio9
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To: presidio9
In this unfair process, a candidate receiving just 30% of the vote could beat Davis, even if the governor receives 49%..

Ain't it great !!!

2 posted on 10/06/2003 8:30:07 AM PDT by evad (liberals & lying..It's WHAT they do, it's ALL they do and they WON'T stop...EVER!!)
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To: presidio9
Bet she (or whoever does her site) cut-n-pasted that.
3 posted on 10/06/2003 8:30:17 AM PDT by CounterCounterCulture (Anagram of my screenname: TRUE UNCLE TRUER COCONUT)
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4 posted on 10/06/2003 8:30:17 AM PDT by Support Free Republic (Your support keeps Free Republic going strong!)
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To: presidio9
I see the ignoramuses are now weighing in.....LOL....this should get the Republicans a few votes...LOL
5 posted on 10/06/2003 8:30:50 AM PDT by goodnesswins (Free People are NOT Equal; EQUAL People are NOT FREE.)
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To: presidio9
Poor baby.
6 posted on 10/06/2003 8:31:17 AM PDT by You Dirty Rats
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To: presidio9
Psssst...Babs...it's Gray, not Grey
7 posted on 10/06/2003 8:31:57 AM PDT by CounterCounterCulture
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To: presidio9
"Shut Up and Sing" comes to mind...
8 posted on 10/06/2003 8:32:53 AM PDT by Egon (I collect spores, molds, and fungus.)
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To: Egon
FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, DO NOT ENCOURAGE HER TO SING!

(Sorry for the ALLCAPS)
9 posted on 10/06/2003 8:33:44 AM PDT by CounterCounterCulture
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To: CounterCounterCulture
Psssst...Babs...it's Gray, not Grey

Spell checking is for the little people.

10 posted on 10/06/2003 8:33:48 AM PDT by presidio9 (Countdown to 27 World Championships...)
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To: presidio9
It's over, friends, the fat lady just sang.
11 posted on 10/06/2003 8:33:51 AM PDT by xJones
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To: presidio9
For starters, Babs should learn how to spell her maximum leader's first name: "Grey" change-to-read "Gray." What a maroon...
12 posted on 10/06/2003 8:33:58 AM PDT by quark
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To: presidio9
Regardless of what you think about Grey Davis,

Wow, what a ringing endorsement. You know liberals are in trouble when they start whining about the "process" and use the word "bully" and the phrase "buy their way into power." Not that Democrats like Corzine in New Jersey or Feinstein in California ever would ever buy their way into power, oh noooo.

13 posted on 10/06/2003 8:34:33 AM PDT by KellyAdmirer
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To: KellyAdmirer
Not that Democrats like Corzine in New Jersey or Feinstein in California ever would ever buy their way into power

As a matter of fact, I think Arnold's in-laws know a thing or two about buying one's way into power...

14 posted on 10/06/2003 8:37:05 AM PDT by presidio9 (Countdown to 27 World Championships...)
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To: presidio9
OK, since it's you Babs.


15 posted on 10/06/2003 8:37:34 AM PDT by Mike Darancette (This space for let.)
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Hey Babs...How about a nice hot cup of shut the f*** up!
16 posted on 10/06/2003 8:38:01 AM PDT by BulletBobCo
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To: presidio9
we must now stop this attempted hijacking of the democratic process.

Babs, I believe this is all covered in the CA Constitution. Besides, I thought you were tired of hearing yourself. Guess what? The rest of us are too!

17 posted on 10/06/2003 8:38:50 AM PDT by tsmith130
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To: presidio9
more rumblings from Streisanosaurus.
18 posted on 10/06/2003 8:39:56 AM PDT by Khurkris (Scottish/HillBilly - Revenge is an Art Form for us. Ranger On...)
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To: presidio9
I actually hope Davis says as governor. Arnold is a RINO. Who ever gets the job will not be able to clean up the mess in quick time. Mexicofornia should be made to live with Davis. They elected him a second time, live with it. They had a chance to get rid of the bum the last election, yet kept him. LIVE with it.
19 posted on 10/06/2003 8:40:07 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (We'll put a boot in your ass, it's the American Way! Toby Keith)
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To: presidio9
Wow .. Babs finally spoke up about Davis huh??

I was wondering why she has been so quiet
20 posted on 10/06/2003 8:40:23 AM PDT by Mo1 (http://www.favewavs.com/wavs/cartoons/spdemocrats.wav)
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To: CounterCounterCulture
Ah, we think alike. There is the comfort of knowing that her poodle husband must be baracaded in a bathroom, to escape the baracuda's fit.
21 posted on 10/06/2003 8:41:13 AM PDT by xJones
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To: presidio9
This is good enough for me. If Babs is against the recall, she has convinced me....

.... to vote for it.

22 posted on 10/06/2003 8:41:42 AM PDT by justlurking
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To: CounterCounterCulture
ROFLMAO! That is too funny!
23 posted on 10/06/2003 8:42:17 AM PDT by areafiftyone
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To: CounterCounterCulture
What do you expect? She can't even spell her own name -- "Barbara"!
24 posted on 10/06/2003 8:42:21 AM PDT by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Republicam)
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To: Mike Darancette
LOL!
25 posted on 10/06/2003 8:43:56 AM PDT by truthandjustice1
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To: Egon
"Shut Up and Sing" comes to mind...

Naaah, just shut up.

26 posted on 10/06/2003 8:46:40 AM PDT by Only1choice____Freedom (If everything you experienced, believed, lived was a lie, would you want to know the truth?)
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To: CounterCounterCulture
Psssst...Babs...it's Gray, not Grey

I thought it was Grey-out.

27 posted on 10/06/2003 8:46:53 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy
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To: presidio9
This is the democratic process, you idiot.
28 posted on 10/06/2003 8:48:14 AM PDT by lady lawyer
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To: lady lawyer
Too much democracy goin' on out theah....
29 posted on 10/06/2003 8:50:42 AM PDT by GodBlessRonaldReagan (where is Count Petofi when we need him most?)
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To: presidio9
I really was sickened by recieving messages by Bill, which I wish I could of asked if he ever was under the desk, and idiot streisand, Jesus, what is this recall if not anything but democratic??? ;)
30 posted on 10/06/2003 8:51:33 AM PDT by Terridan (God help us send these Islamic Extremist savages back into Hell where they belong...)
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To: presidio9
What makes the Right Wing think they can just bully and buy their way into power?


Let me see

... the left hounded Richard Nixon out of office, and he won twice.

... the Democrats have rearragned voting district when they were in charge of state legislature/

... the Democrats control both the house and senate for most the past 50 years, and I don't remember them being nice to the Republican minority.

Hey Babs, payback is a bitch isn't it.

31 posted on 10/06/2003 8:53:59 AM PDT by CIB-173RDABN
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To: presidio9
Hey, I was just wondering, wouldn't it be great if we all could sue for them violating our "do not call list"???
They, although to their dismay, are NOT considered a charity. HMMMMM, why not?
32 posted on 10/06/2003 8:54:51 AM PDT by Terridan (God help us send these Islamic Extremist savages back into Hell where they belong...)
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To: RetiredArmy
I had similar sentiments, but it's easy for us non (or in my case, former) Californians to prescribe a bitter pill for the natives to swallow.

The big mistake was made when the state GOP endorsed Arnold. They could have had it both ways, depending on how the state fares in the next couple of years. Good times? "Arnold's one of us, vote GOP". Bad times? "Arnold is not a GOPer, he just used the name to get elected".

Now, they are tied to him and I agree that the states future is not the brightest right now...

33 posted on 10/06/2003 8:55:01 AM PDT by Mr. Bird
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To: CounterCounterCulture
Oh my gosh, they did spell his name wrong! LOL
34 posted on 10/06/2003 8:55:27 AM PDT by Hildy (SUCKER: Short-sighted Uncompromising Conservative Kool-Aid-drinking Elitist Republican.)
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To: CounterCounterCulture
Psssst...Babs...it's Gray, not Grey

Hahahahahahahaha! Ha!

35 posted on 10/06/2003 8:55:30 AM PDT by alwaysconservative (Strong Republican women can do ANYTHING they want to!)
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To: presidio9
Geez,With all the money this Old Bag has in the bank you would think she could pay someone a small pittance to do her typing. or at least proof read her Sorry Ass Official Public Announcements.

Makes her look bad. Know what I mean.!!
36 posted on 10/06/2003 8:55:41 AM PDT by Pompah (If it ain't broke,fix it 'til it is.)
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To: presidio9
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37 posted on 10/06/2003 9:03:25 AM PDT by DoctorZIn
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To: CounterCounterCulture
Anagram of Gray Davis >>> AIDS GRAVY
38 posted on 10/06/2003 9:06:52 AM PDT by CounterCounterCulture (Anagram of my screenname: TRUE UNCLE TRUER COCONUT)
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To: presidio9
Okay Babs, I'll vote not on recalling Grey. However, I will be voting yes on recalling Gray.
39 posted on 10/06/2003 9:15:01 AM PDT by bootyist-monk (Not that there's anything wrong with that.)
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To: presidio9
Nothing like babs blabbering to get out the vote FOR the recall
40 posted on 10/06/2003 9:24:01 AM PDT by SF Republican
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To: Mr. Bird
I concur. However, Davis has ruined the state. People now want him out. It was only a few months ago they voted to keep him. They could not see the forest for the trees. He was bad even back then, they had a choice. I am not spitting at the conservatives in the crowd, but the liberals, and demwits that want him gone now but voted for him then. They had a chance. He had already screwed up the power thing and his democommie friends in the state were raising taxes and doing for illegals as fast as they could. We could see it. Why couldn't they?
41 posted on 10/06/2003 9:52:34 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (We'll put a boot in your ass, it's the American Way! Toby Keith)
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To: presidio9
Good ole Babs....

Why would I listen to this pro-abortion, pro-homosexuality, anti-gun, pro-taxes, big government liberal?

heh heh heh........

42 posted on 10/06/2003 9:55:27 AM PDT by xzins (And now I will show you the most excellent way!)
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To: presidio9
Vote No on Recall

Real smart, Barbra - the one choice we won't see in the voting booth is the one you advocate. Which lever do I throw for the NO vote?

43 posted on 10/06/2003 10:15:31 AM PDT by Alex Murphy (Athanasius contra mundum!)
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To: presidio9
"Shut Up and Sing" comes to mind...

No..."Shut up" does, however...
44 posted on 10/06/2003 10:17:00 AM PDT by grumple
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To: presidio9
"Shut Up and Sing" comes to mind...

No..."Shut up" does, however...
45 posted on 10/06/2003 10:17:34 AM PDT by grumple
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To: presidio9
Isn't it just so unfair. I mean someone with 30% of the vote can replace a guy with 49.999% of the vote.

I don't hear Babst complaining that those who vote NO in order to keep Davis get a second vote on Part B.

Voting NO is a vote for Davis. Voting for Bustamante on top of that is tantamount to voting for two candidates. Where is Barbara's indignation expressed about this outrage against democracy?

How would she like it if I could vote for Tom McClintock but was also able to vote for Schwarzenegger just in case?
46 posted on 10/06/2003 10:40:15 AM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: presidio9
"[W]e should all be able to agree that we must now stop this attempted hijacking of the democratic process... What makes the Right Wing think they can just bully and buy their way into power?" -- Barbra Streisand
Those are some strong words, Babs. Let's take a look at your examples, shall we?

"Impeaching Clinton"
"The House of Representatives shall chuse their Speaker and other Officers; and shall have the sole Power of Impeachment." -- U.S. Constitution, Article I, Section 2

"The Senate shall have the sole Power to try all Impeachments. When sitting for that Purpose, they shall be on Oath or Affirmation. When the President of the United States is tried, the Chief Justice shall preside: And no Person shall be convicted without the Concurrence of two thirds of the Members present." -- U.S. Constitution, Article I, Section 3

"Judgment in Cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States: but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to Law." -- U.S. Constitution, Article I, Section 3 "The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors." -- U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 4

"Florida and the 2000 election"
"The executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America. He shall hold his Office during the Term of four Years, and, together with the Vice President, chosen for the same Term, be elected, as follows." -- U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 1

"Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress: but no Senator or Representative, or Person holding an Office of Trust or Profit under the United States, shall be appointed an Elector." -- U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 1

"The Electors shall meet in their respective States, and vote by Ballot for two Persons, of whom one at least shall not be an Inhabitant of the same State with themselves. And they shall make a List of all the Persons voted for, and of the Number of Votes for each; which List they shall sign and certify, and transmit sealed to the Seat of the Government of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate. The President of the Senate shall, in the Presence of the Senate and House of Representatives, open all the Certificates, and the Votes shall then be counted. The Person having the greatest Number of Votes shall be the President, if such Number be a Majority of the whole Number of Electors appointed..." -- U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 1

"Redistricting in Texas"
"Representation ... shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers. The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent Term of ten Years, in such Manner as they shall by Law direct." -- U.S. Constitution, Article I, Section 2

I can not find any Texas statute or Texas Constitutional provision for congressional redistricting. Therefore, the congressional districts are those set in law in Title 8 of Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes (Article 197h). However, those congressional districts were drawn and set into law in 1991. Since the U.S. Constitution requires for re-apportionment every 10 years, the Texas legislature is in violation of the U.S. Constitution and must draw new congressional districts based on the latest Enumeration (U.S. Census 2000). The Texas Constitution does address on how to deal with the situation of members refusing to appear to vote on the issue of re-districting:

"Two-thirds of each House shall constitute a quorum to do business, but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and compel the attendance of absent members, in such manner and under such penalties as each House may provide." -- Texas Constitution, Article 3, Section 10
"now California..."
"All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for their protection, security, and benefit, and they have the right to alter or reform it when the public good may require." -- California Constitution, Article 2, Section 1

"Recall is the power of the electors to remove an elective officer." -- California Constitution, Article 2, Section 13

"Recall of a state officer is initiated by delivering to the Secretary of State a petition alleging reason for recall. Sufficiency of reason is not reviewable. Proponents have 160 days to file signed petitions." -- California Constitution, Article 2, Section 14(a)

"A petition to recall a statewide officer must be signed by electors equal in number to 12 percent of the last vote for the office, with signatures from each of 5 counties equal in number to 1 percent of the last vote for the office in the county..." -- California Constitution, Article 2, Section 14(b)

"An election to determine whether to recall an officer and, if appropriate, to elect a successor shall be called by the Governor and held not less than 60 days nor more than 80 days from the date of certification of sufficient signatures." -- California Constitution, Article 2, Section 15(a)

"If the majority vote on the question is to recall, the officer is removed and, if there is a candidate, the candidate who receives a plurality is the successor. The officer may not be a candidate..." -- California Constitution, Article 2, Section 15(c)

"If recall of the Governor or Secretary of State is initiated, the recall duties of that office shall be performed by the Lieutenant Governor or Controller, respectively." -- California Constitution, Article 2, Section 17

If we allow this recall to win, we will be setting a dangerous precedent. In this unfair process, a candidate receiving just 30% of the vote could beat Davis, even if the governor receives 49%. Our governor was elected fair and square just a year ago. He deserves the opportunity to serve out his time in office. So get out there on October 7th and vote no on recall !!!
If you want this "unfair process" to be gone, then get to work enacting an amendment to the California Constitution to get the recall provisions removed. The recall is completely legal and constitutional.
47 posted on 10/06/2003 11:25:37 AM PDT by rightcoast
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To: presidio9
I hope Gray Davis gets sent packing on Tuesdays.
48 posted on 10/06/2003 12:24:15 PM PDT by afuturegovernor
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To: presidio9
Still think the way Stupid Streisand supports Clintoon that that she partook of Clintoon prior to Lewinksky.
49 posted on 10/06/2003 12:41:30 PM PDT by lilylangtree
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To: presidio9
...we will be setting a dangerous precedent.

You mean like filibustering judicial nominees?

50 posted on 10/06/2003 12:47:14 PM PDT by antiliberal
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