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Keyword: 2004electionbias

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  • 17 reasons not to slit your wrists- Micheal Moore

    11/04/2004 11:14:37 PM PST · by politicalmerc · 41 replies · 2,153+ views
    Email | 11/05/04 | Micheal Moore
    I received this email because I am subscribed to the moveon.org email blast. It's always good to keep an eye on the enemy. Read and enjoy him trying to put a good spin on the drubbing they received.
  • Al Franken admits Swift Boat Vets were telling the truth, Kerry lied.

    11/03/2004 9:15:26 AM PST · by motife · 95 replies · 4,700+ views
    Al Franken just gave a surprisingly candid list of Kerry's mistakes : Global Test, turning over our defense to UN, France Health Care program was a bloated nightmare Admitted Kerry lied about his purple hearts, were self inflicted wounds, and throwing his medals away "Banning the Bible" [I don't remember this??]
  • Netscape responsible for Bush photo insult [image filename a**hole.jpg, employee fired]

    11/04/2004 5:27:00 PM PST · by conelrad · 108 replies · 9,794+ views
    ANOTHER UPDATE: You can see a more complete statement on CNN's homepage -- click the "Netscape responsible for Bush photo insult" link at the top right. But since that's a java box and can't be directly linked, and probably won't be archived anywhere, I'm going to reproduce the full thing in the "extended entry" area below. Hit "read more" to read it. Read More » Text follows: Netscape responsible for Bush photo insult Disparaging image tags used to identify photos of President and Mrs. Bush currently circulating on the Internet were not created, disseminated or posted by CNN at any...
  • Please Petition the FCC To Investigate NYTrogate and Exit Poll-Gate. Click Here!

    11/04/2004 4:53:53 PM PST · by jmstein7 · 16 replies · 1,051+ views
    Please take a few moments to send the following email to the Federal Communications Commission at: Michael.Powell@fcc.gov; fccinfo@fcc.govOr, CLICK HERE to generate a pre-addressed email. Subject:  Two Alleged FCA ViolationsDear Chairman Powell,The FCC has previously has ruled that broadcasters, as public trustees, may not intentionally distort the news. The FCC has stated that "rigging or slanting the news is a most heinous act against the public interest."  I am writing to alert the FCC to two potential violations of this ruling that have occurred over the past two weeks.  The FCC must carry out it's statutory duty -- i.e. implementing...
  • Life did not end on Tuesday

    11/04/2004 2:35:12 PM PST · by Pokey78 · 37 replies · 1,502+ views
    The Times (U.K.) ^ | 11/05/04 | Gerard Baker
    It is absurd to believe that Bush's re-election represents the triumph of a Christian fundamentalismCOME OUT, readers, from under your bedclothes. Stop cowering behind the sofa. Quit exchanging looks of fearful incomprehension with strangers in the street. The world did not end on Tuesday. A great darkness did not descend across civilisation. America is not about to embark on a biblically-mandated jihad against the enemies of evangelical Christianity around the world. American soldiers will not be enforcing Washington’s imperium on your towns and villages any time soon. You will not be required to swap your compulsory licence fee from the...
  • How Insiders Were Fooled: Bloggers Leaked Secret Data Giving Kerry an Early Lead

    11/04/2004 2:21:09 PM PST · by Cableguy · 40 replies · 2,524+ views
    THE WALL STREET JOURNAL ^ | 11/4/04 | JESSE DRUCKER and GLENN R. SIMPSON
    Thanks to lessons learned four years ago when big media made some wrong calls, the average American watching television Tuesday night got a pretty accurate picture of how the election was going. But for about seven hours in the afternoon and early evening, several million "insiders" with access to exit-poll data -- blog readers, print journalists, TV executives, politicos and their e-mail buddies -- had a different impression. Aided by wishful thinking in some cases, many were convinced that John Kerry was benefitting from a powerful voter surge. The news largely wasn't reported on TV or in newspapers, but for...
  • ZOGBY's DELUSIONS

    11/04/2004 12:11:46 PM PST · by golch1979 · 48 replies · 6,233+ views
    Polling firm Zogby International accurately predicted President Bush's Ohio victory, as well as the defeat of Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle in South Dakota, and accurately forecast the outcome of every Senate race in our final battleground poll, conducted October 29 through November 1, 2004. The margin of error was +/- 4.1 percentage points. PRESIDENTIAL VOTE -2004 STATE BUSH KERRY CO-Actual 53% 46% CO-Zogby 49% 47% FL-Actual 52% 47% FL-Zogby 48% 48% IA-Actual 50% 49% IA-Zogby 45% 50% MI-Actual 48% 51% MI-Zogby 46% 52% MN-Actual 48% 51% MN-Zogby 45% 51% NV-Actual 51% 48% NV-Zogby 50% 45% NM-Actual 50% 49% NM-Zogby...
  • HEY, WHAT HAPPENED TO THE MISSING EXPLOSIVES IN AL QAQA?

    11/04/2004 12:02:01 PM PST · by Mayflower Sister · 69 replies · 1,935+ views
    vanity
    Now that Kerry's been soundly defeated, has anyone heard ONE WORD about the missing explosives?
  • CNN Names Image Files For President Bush:#@!hole.jpg; Moron.jpg

    11/04/2004 11:01:13 AM PST · by owls_man · 48 replies · 3,299+ views
    Tabloidcolumn.com ^ | Nov. 4, 2004 | Jake Easton
    In a not-so-surprising move on the part of CNN employees, they placed an image of President Bush and his wife Laura on their homepage, and named the photo image '!@#hole.jpg.' The photo has since been renamed and by 9:30AM, !@#hole.jpg was removed from their server. This story first posted by Paul at WizBangBlog.com.
  • Statement from John Zogby on 2004 Election.

    11/03/2004 3:32:53 PM PST · by rjmeagle · 79 replies · 3,595+ views
    Zogby International ^ | 11-03-04 | John Zogby
    Statement from John Zogby on 2004 Presidential Election Results: “We feel strongly that our pre-election polls were accurate on virtually every state. Our predictions on many of the key battleground states like Ohio and Florida were within the margin of error. I thought we captured a trend, but apparently that result didn’t materialize. “We always saw a close race, and a close race is what we’ve got. I’ve called this the Armageddon Election for some time—a closely-divided electorate with high partisan intensity on each side."
  • Bush declares 'broad victory' [“Bush has so far won no state carried by Gore... ”]

    11/03/2004 12:56:49 PM PST · by johnny7 · 72 replies · 4,713+ views
    CNN ^ | November 3, 2004 | CNN's John King, Suzanne Malveaux and Kelly Wallace
    BOSTON, Massachusetts (CNN) -- President Bush declared victory in his race for re-election Wednesday, telling his cheering supporters that "America has spoken." "We've worked hard and gained many new friends, and the result is now clear -- a record voter turnout and a broad, nationwide victory," Bush said.
  • Ed Bradley Calls Election for Bush on CBS, Rather Objects

    11/03/2004 5:52:51 AM PST · by ambrose · 110 replies · 2,690+ views
    November 03, 2004 Ed Bradley Calls Election for Bush on CBS, Rather Objects In a rather testy on-air exchange, circa 12:30am PST, between Dan Rather, CBS anchor, and Ed Bradley, long-time corresponent for CBS's 60 Minutes and an election night commentator, Bradley rather roundly criticized both Kerry and his own network for not accepting the obvious mathematics and calling the election for Bush. Bradley pointed out that Bush leads Kerry by 145,000 votes in Ohio, and even if 250,000 provisional ballots remain (which he considered a high estimate), and that even if all the provisional ballots are valid, Kerry would...
  • Texas Executes Man on Election Night

    11/02/2004 6:24:10 PM PST · by COEXERJ145 · 85 replies · 1,016+ views
    Reuters.com ^ | November 2, 2004 | Reuters
    HOUSTON (Reuters) - In the midst of a key national election on Tuesday, Texas, the leading death penalty state, took time out to execute a man for a 1990 murder. Lorenzo Morris, 52, received a lethal injection shortly after 6 p.m. in the state's 19th execution this year. He was the 332nd person put to death in Texas since the state resumed capital punishment in 1982. Morris was condemned for killing Jesse Fields, 70, on Aug. 5, 1990 by slashing his throat and beating him with a hammer after breaking into his Houston home and demanding money. Morris had no...
  • Dixville Notch, NH Results: 19-7 Bush Wins!

    11/01/2004 9:20:31 PM PST · by mhking · 274 replies · 3,708+ views
    MSNBC - "After Hours with Joe Scarborough & Ron Reagan" | 11.2.04
  • Racine, WI - Need FReeper help to counter massive liberal GOTV effort using public school students!

    10/29/2004 9:09:32 AM PDT · by LouD · 26 replies · 2,096+ views
    Horlick voter drive will proceed By Phyllis Sides RACINE - Horlick High School students will still help get out the vote next week, despite the decision to pull the plug on a similar program in Milwaukee. Jose Martinez, Racine Unified's assistant superintendent for secondary education, said students' efforts are part of a service learning project that is nonpartisan. The participating students are part of social studies classes that have been studying presidential elections and the democratic process. Students will spend the entire school day Tuesday going door-to-door, in all of the city's 35 wards, providing information on how people can...
  • Horlick voting project canceled

    11/01/2004 6:26:26 PM PST · by TexKat · 40 replies · 802+ views
    The Journal Times ^ | 11/1/04 | Phyllis Sides
    RACINE - The get out the vote project planned by Horlick High School students has been canceled. Racine Unified School District Superintendent Thomas Hicks said what started out to be a class-related activity last week turned out to be a partisan event. The decision to cancel the event was made Monday morning after he learned the facts had changed and it was no longer a bipartisan endeavor. "At one point it appeared it was going to be bipartisan and reach out to all of the community. But some groups decided they didn't want be part of it. Not everyone was...
  • Voters Complain About Misleading Calls

    11/01/2004 5:57:59 PM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies · 475+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | November1, 2004 | KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Some Michigan voters have received phone calls falsely claiming that Sen. John Kerry would make gay marriage legal. In New Jersey, some voters have heard a man claiming to be former Army Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf backing the Democrat. Elderly voters in Pennsylvania have been called and told they are ineligible to vote. Republicans and Democrats were furious Monday about the blatantly false, 11th-hour political calls to voters and demanded an end to the messages. Schwarzkopf has endorsed President Bush, but in a recording of a phone call played for The Associated Press, a man identifying himself...
  • Campaigns Rally Against Wrong T-Shirts (ABCDisney Media Shenanigans)

    11/01/2004 12:53:27 PM PST · by weegee · 11 replies · 633+ views
    ABC News ^ | Nov. 1, 2004 | By BRIAN ROSS and RHONDA SCHWARTZ
    Campaigns Rally Against Wrong T-Shirts Wearing Opponent's Gear Can Mean Arrests, Ejections Nov. 1, 2004 - Behind the scenes of one of the most contentious presidential races in recent memory, both Democrats and Republicans have organized what can only be called the T-shirt defense squads. It is an all-out effort to spot T-shirts supporting the other candidate and block them from view, or in some cases to actually have the T-shirt-wearing offenders ejected or arrested. ABC News conducted a bipartisan experiment in which producers and volunteers went to rallies for each candidate wearing the other party's T-shirt, and found that...
  • Misleading Calls Made to Michigan Voters

    11/01/2004 11:10:12 AM PST · by Always Right · 29 replies · 1,478+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Nov 1, 2004 | KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN, AP
    LANSING, Mich. - Some Michigan voters have received phone calls falsely claiming that Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry (news - web sites) would make gay marriage legal, Kerry's Michigan campaign said Monday. Both Kerry and his running mate, Sen. John Edwards (news - web sites) of North Carolina, oppose gay marriage and say marriage should be limited to a man and a woman. Kerry has said he supports civil unions. In a recording of a phone call played for The Associated Press, a young woman says: "When you vote this Tuesday remember to legalize gay marriage by supporting John Kerry....
  • Bush Win Would Mean Dark Times

    10/29/2004 3:17:02 PM PDT · by O.C. - Old Cracker · 152 replies · 3,716+ views
    The Boston Channel ^ | October 29, 2004 | Helen Thomas
    Beware! Do not look upon the Gorgon!The presidential election on Tuesday is one of the most crucial in American history. There are many reasons -- in foreign policy and on the domestic front -- why President George W. Bush should not be reelected. Among them is the dominance of the radical right in his advisory councils, who are taking the United States down the wrong road at the start of the 21st century. The road could lead to more mindless wars abroad and a widening gap between the rich and the poor in this country. There will be only one...