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AP Has Called Election for Turner
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2011/by_county/NY_US_House_0913.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS ^ | 9/13/2011 | AP

Posted on 09/13/2011 9:03:39 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender

AP has called the race for Turner

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: bobdole; bobturner; brooklyn; dodge; elvisnixon; gonyfreepers; mccain; newyork; ny2011; nyc; queens; rockefeller; theobamaeffect; tweet; twitter; weiner; weinerdistrict; yaaaaaay
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To: BRK

“Let’s not let this roll we are on get screwed up by nominating a John McCain or Bob Dole...”

Or a Mitt Romney...


101 posted on 09/13/2011 9:48:38 PM PDT by babygene (Figures don't lie, but liars can figure...)
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To: Trueblackman

“I expect the Obama-Nuts to start attacking Jewish Voters as traitors and stupid for this.”

I was thinking along the lines of how the Black population is going to take this. I bet there will be an increase in flash mobs and it won’t be pretty.


102 posted on 09/13/2011 9:49:19 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: cyborg; Clemenza; Cacique; NYCVirago; The Mayor; Darksheare; hellinahandcart; Chode; ...
This was Chuck U's old seat. I would love to see his mug!

GOP wins in NY House race, seen as Obama rebuke

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With about 70 percent of precincts reporting late Tuesday, Turner had 53 percent of the vote to Weprin's 47 percent.

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Turner has vowed to bring business practicality to Washington and push back on spending and taxes.

The race was supposed to be an easy win for Democrats, who have a 3-1 ratio registration advantage in the district.

Weprin, a 56-year-old Orthodox Jew and member of a prominent Queens political family, seemed a good fit for the largely white, working-class district, which is nearly 40 percent Jewish.

103 posted on 09/13/2011 9:50:58 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: vbmoneyspender

Revenge is the best thing in the world - except for a nice MLT - mutton, lettuce and tomato sandwich, where the mutton is nice and lean and the tomato is ripe.


104 posted on 09/13/2011 9:51:24 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Forget AMEX. Remember your Glock 27: Never Leave Home Without It!)
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To: Parley Baer

To be honest, allot of younger Blacks have given up on Obama and you are going to see that in the 2012 turnout.


105 posted on 09/13/2011 9:54:58 PM PDT by Trueblackman (Posting on FR since 1998 and 100% teleprompter free post as well.)
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To: Signalman

“I’m waiting for Debbie Blabbermouth Schultz’s comment...”

Speaking of which, I was looking up a word in the dictionary the other day when I ran across the term “Wassermann Test.” Definition: A test for syphilis.


106 posted on 09/13/2011 9:55:45 PM PDT by mouske
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To: Signalman

why do i get the feeling that bagel sales will triple next week.


107 posted on 09/13/2011 9:55:45 PM PDT by Liberals_R_BiPolar_Turkeys
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To: vbmoneyspender
Proof that the dog catcher could beat Barack Obama.

It means we need to nominate a real conservative, because that is not only is there an excellent chance of winning but the best opportunity in decades of reversing this socialist nightmare.

108 posted on 09/13/2011 9:56:01 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (GunWalker: Arming "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as well funded")
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To: Carry_Okie

Erections have consequences!


109 posted on 09/13/2011 9:57:15 PM PDT by sunmars
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To: Liberals_R_BiPolar_Turkeys

“I actually believe the Japanese earthquake and the Arab Spring protests were the main reason we won tonight.”

And the ATM’s


110 posted on 09/13/2011 9:58:45 PM PDT by ari-freedom (It's time for Obama to get a downgrade.)
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To: vbmoneyspender

Ah! Tammany Hall has turned red!

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOT!


111 posted on 09/13/2011 9:58:51 PM PDT by Danae (Anailnathrach ortha bhais beatha do cheal deanaimha)
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To: vbmoneyspender

OMG the title on Drudge is HYSTERICAL! “Revenge of the Jews; Dem seat turns in NYC”

Oh now that is PRICELESS! Good on you NY Jews! That cretin is NO GOOD for Israel or anyone else!


112 posted on 09/13/2011 10:01:06 PM PDT by Danae (Anailnathrach ortha bhais beatha do cheal deanaimha)
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To: vbmoneyspender

Good news!


113 posted on 09/13/2011 10:02:18 PM PDT by jimnm
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To: vbmoneyspender

HIP HIP HOORAY!

Congrats Congressman Turner!

It’s a beautiful thing, as my b-i-l says.


114 posted on 09/13/2011 10:02:26 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: vbmoneyspender; All

WOOOOHOOOOO! GRRRRRREAT news AND another GRRRRRREAT thread!

Thanks to everyone that voted and worked hard for Bob Turner.


115 posted on 09/13/2011 10:03:51 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: neverdem

Buuuump!


116 posted on 09/13/2011 10:05:04 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: tflabo

Both Brooklyn and Queens have huge Jewish populations. (the district is 40% Jewish). The big diff is that Brooklyn’s Jews are far more observant: Orthodox and Hassidic, whereas Queens’ Jews are more secular.


117 posted on 09/13/2011 10:06:33 PM PDT by Uncledave
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To: jocon307

Now when to Rats start abandoning SS OBama?

They need to distance themselves. “I voted against my party..” ads are on the way!

Need to get real conservatives in office though — not fake cuts and feet dragging. Chop 30% of the federal workforce. Flat tax. Make ATF a state law enforecement problem and shut the doors. Ditto with Department of Education.


118 posted on 09/13/2011 10:07:30 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: vbmoneyspender; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385; ...

This is good news!

I was a bit sad when Weiner stopped making up the stories about his emailed pictures and he resigned. It was a blast while he kept it up, he had a great name Weiner for a guy emailing pictures of (his) Weiner.,

I would have loved to have seen/heard Pelosi when she figured out she had been duped.


119 posted on 09/13/2011 10:09:09 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Over-taxed means 'paying too much in taxes', not zero taxes)
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To: vbmoneyspender; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385; ...

This is good news!

I was a bit sad when Weiner stopped making up the stories about his emailed pictures and he resigned. It was a blast while he kept it up, he had a great name Weiner for a guy emailing pictures of (his) Weiner.,

I would have loved to have seen/heard Pelosi when she figured out she had been duped.


120 posted on 09/13/2011 10:09:18 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Over-taxed means 'paying too much in taxes', not zero taxes)
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To: neverdem
This was Chuck U's old seat. I would love to see his mug!

I wouldn't, Doc.....unless we show him this mug first.


121 posted on 09/13/2011 10:15:01 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: PGalt

I wish I could’ve worked even harder. But my sign was so effective that it even drew the attention of those closest to Weprin.


122 posted on 09/13/2011 10:18:19 PM PDT by ari-freedom (It's time for Obama to get a downgrade.)
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To: vbmoneyspender
Reason triumphs over habit!

May it continue to do so in future elections.

123 posted on 09/13/2011 10:21:50 PM PDT by CaroleL
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To: Uncledave

The difference between Orthodox Jews in Queens vs Brooklyn is that if a Queens rabbi tells his congregants “you should vote for Turner,” his congregants will say “OK maybe I’ll consider what you’re saying but I’ll make my own mind.”

While in Brooklyn the rabbis say “it is an obligation to vote for Turner because it is a big disgrace for the Jewish people if Weprin wins” and everyone follows in droves. It is the mother of GOTV efforts.


124 posted on 09/13/2011 10:24:33 PM PDT by ari-freedom (It's time for Obama to get a downgrade.)
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To: ari-freedom

Hasids in Brooklyn do what the Rebbi says. EOS


125 posted on 09/13/2011 10:27:53 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Forget AMEX. Remember your Glock 27: Never Leave Home Without It!)
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To: vbmoneyspender

One governor who liked high-priced hookers, one congressman who liked to photograph his wing-wang. Which NY Dem elected official will be next to be found incapable of discretely dealing with the fact of their male genitalia?


126 posted on 09/13/2011 10:27:53 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: ari-freedom
You did good. New York City voters did good. Congrats, you did this country proud. : )
127 posted on 09/13/2011 10:30:57 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Krauthammer, Rove et. al., STFU. Thank you.)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Much rather them in collapse than America!


128 posted on 09/13/2011 10:37:33 PM PDT by chris37 (representative)
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To: sunmars
Erections have consequences!

They sure do !

(sorry .. with you, not at you .. lol)

129 posted on 09/13/2011 10:38:48 PM PDT by tomkat (PC = pusillanimous collusion)
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To: neverdem
What's funny is to see the excuses: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/republican-wins-democratic-new-york-house-seat/2011/09/13/gIQAoos5QK_print.html

"Democrats rejected talk that Tuesday’s election was a referendum on Obama and noted its highly unusual circumstances, including Weiner’s resignation and the fact that the contest was held two days after the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The 9/11 remembrances essentially brought the race to a halt on Sunday. [What on earth does that have to do with anything??]

Also, in a special election with a small turnout, the district’s large number of Orthodox Jews — who have drifted from Democrats since George W. Bush’s first term — played an outsize role in tilting the race toward Turner. [going for R for the first time since 1922...]

“This is a special election that is purely reflective of who showed up to the polls and the makeup of the district,” [DUH!] Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.), chairman of the Democratic National Committee, said in an interview after the defeat.

She said that Orthodox Jews, whose approval rating of Obama stands at just 13 percent, were far outnumbered in other districts with large numbers of Jewish voters and that this result will not be replicated elsewhere. “There isn’t any comparison between districts like mine and New York Nine,” she said. ["Nyah, nyah, nyah! come and get me!"]


130 posted on 09/13/2011 10:40:22 PM PDT by cyn (#AttackWatch -- rofl)
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To: cyn

The Dems won’t be able to steel this one.


131 posted on 09/13/2011 10:48:02 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: Parley Baer

We all have to accept the truth and that is he will incite a race war before the election. Look at his and the CBC/lib crap so far - a steady progression of threats and violence. Just be ready because it’s coming. They WILL resort to chaos before giving up power.


132 posted on 09/13/2011 10:48:07 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: tflabo; Navy Patriot

Brooklyn has many precincts with a majority of Orthodox
Jewish voters. Queens has a good number of Orthodox, but
many non-observant.


133 posted on 09/13/2011 10:48:40 PM PDT by cycjec
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To: cycjec
Thanks, I hope all Jews will be able to see through Obama, and soon.
134 posted on 09/13/2011 10:52:41 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Holy flippin' crap, Sarah rocks the world!)
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To: Greenpees

WOW! Nearly landslide sized anti-Democrat loss in their Stronghold of NYC?

WOW! Let’s Roll ‘Em Up! Keep the heat on! Go for the filibuster proof Senate! Pickup 60 in the House!


135 posted on 09/13/2011 10:55:24 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Gore Lauds Romney on Climate Position; 0bamaCare was based on RomneyCare.)
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To: Trueblackman
allot of younger Blacks have given up on Obama and you are going to see that in the 2012 turnout.

Are they just gonna stay home, or will they vote for someone else?

136 posted on 09/13/2011 10:56:42 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Holy flippin' crap, Sarah rocks the world!)
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To: sunmars

LOL


137 posted on 09/13/2011 10:57:27 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Holy flippin' crap, Sarah rocks the world!)
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To: vbmoneyspender; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385; ...
As you may have guessed they are NOT happy about this at DU, pretty funny comments there enjoy.

GOP's Bob Turner wins special election for Anthony Weiner's NY congressional seat (DU Post with very angry comments )

138 posted on 09/13/2011 10:58:59 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Over-taxed means 'paying too much in taxes', not zero taxes)
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To: Navy Patriot

Might be too much to hope that many will turn and vote Rep. Bit as long as they don’t vote Dem, America and the world win.


139 posted on 09/13/2011 11:00:03 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: ari-freedom
As much as I dislike some aspects of his politics-and personality-I've got to give credit to my former assemblyman, Dov Hikind.

He did more to help elect Bob Turner than the entire Republican Party in the borough of Brooklyn.

140 posted on 09/13/2011 11:02:45 PM PDT by OddLane (If Lionel Hutz and Guy Smiley had a lovechild together, his name would be "Mitt Romney." -KAJ)
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To: neverdem

!!!!!!!!


141 posted on 09/13/2011 11:07:51 PM PDT by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Well, they are certainly welcome in the GOP.
142 posted on 09/13/2011 11:08:52 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Holy flippin' crap, Sarah rocks the world!)
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To: Navy Patriot

Absolutely! I wish they would see that. The Dems offer only more misery and race card BS. We are the opposite of what they have been led to believe.


143 posted on 09/13/2011 11:15:17 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: neverdem
"I would love to see his mug!"

Living in Brooklyn as long as I did, that's something I could live the rest of my life without seeing, actually.

144 posted on 09/13/2011 11:21:56 PM PDT by OddLane (If Lionel Hutz and Guy Smiley had a lovechild together, his name would be "Mitt Romney." -KAJ)
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To: vbmoneyspender

Look at the district party affiliation breakdown on that district (the 9th):

http://www.elections.state.ny.us/NYSBOE/enrollment/congress/congress_nov08.pdf

3:1 Dem:GOP registration ratio. Not even close to enough indys to make up the difference. Try as I might there’s no way to read the returns against these numbers and conclude other than that a strong contingent of registered Democrats marched out to the polls and voted against their own party.


145 posted on 09/13/2011 11:26:56 PM PDT by icanhasbailout
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To: Palladin
"The Boy President must be holding his teddy and his blankie, sucking his thumb and trembling, all alone in that big bed in the Lincoln Bedroom!"

Ha! No, it's even worse! He's not alone in the bedroom, he's with a pissed off Michelle.

146 posted on 09/13/2011 11:27:09 PM PDT by Reagan is King
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To: sickoflibs
"I would have loved to have seen/heard Pelosi when she figured out she had been duped."

I wonder if Pelosi received a picture of Weiner's weiner?

147 posted on 09/13/2011 11:33:38 PM PDT by StormEye
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To: vbmoneyspender

I believe he won, the last real numbers I saw posted seemed hard to overcome, but let’s not forget AP called for Kloppenberg in WI, too.


148 posted on 09/13/2011 11:37:07 PM PDT by EDINVA ( Jimmy McMillan '12: because RENT'S TOO DAMN HIGH)
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To: sickoflibs

Man, that DU thread was wild. They really dislike Obama, too. They think he’s going to take the entire democratic party down with him. Glad to find out from THEM that we picked up the seat in NV as well. Sweet.


149 posted on 09/13/2011 11:39:26 PM PDT by boop ("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
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To: StormEye
“Somebody took Weiner’s seat?”

- Barney Frank

150 posted on 09/13/2011 11:40:48 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Those who trade land for peace will end up with neither one.)
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