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    11/01/2004 5:35:33 PM PST · by blogblogginaway · 122 replies · 1,127+ views
    fox | Nov, 1,2004
    Just announced on fox. Big victory for us!!!
  • Ohio Supreme Court Rules to Allow Challengers

    11/01/2004 5:14:14 PM PST · by RightFighter · 187 replies · 2,858+ views
    This cause originated upon the filing of a complaint for a writ of mandamus. Upon consideration of relators’ motion for an emergency peremptory writ of mandamus, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that relators’ motion be, and hereby is, granted, and that a writ of mandamus be, and hereby is, granted to compel respondent Secretary of State J. Kenneth Blackwell to reissue and enforce his October 26, 2004 Directive 2004-45 to all eighty-eight counties insofar as it permits, in accordance with R.C. 3505.21 and 3506.13, one duly designated challenger per precinct and, after the polls close, one duly designated witness per precinct,...
  • Florida Voters Could Also Be Ohio Voters

    11/01/2004 2:49:40 PM PST · by MissouriConservative · 19 replies · 552+ views
    NewsMax ^ | November 1 | None Listed
    CLEVELAND — Thousands of people who are registered voters in Ohio and Florida possibly could vote twice in the presidential election through use of absentee ballots, The Plain Dealer reported Sunday. An investigation of voter rolls in the two key battleground states found that some double voting has occurred previously and could go undetected Tuesday, the newspaper said. Many states have only just begun to compile statewide voter registration lists to comply with a 2002 federal voting law. Such lists allow state officials to find double registrations within a state, but states rarely coordinate with one another. Virtually nothing prevents...
  • Fraud File: States to Watch

    11/01/2004 2:34:46 PM PST · by MissouriConservative · 12 replies · 433+ views
    NewsMax ^ | October 31 | Associated Press
    WASHINGTON — Florida again. And Ohio and Iowa and New Mexico and maybe Wisconsin or one or two other battleground states. All are possible settings for a replay of the court contests and recounts that marked the 2000 election. The neck-and-neck presidential election could end, as it almost always has through American history, with a clear winner and a gracious loser on Election Night. But armies of lawyers are ready for the alternative with an eye to fighting several Florida-style postelection legal wars at once. Lawyers set up command posts in key states weeks ago, and they have already filed...
  • DNC threatens Florida poll watchers in legal letter

    11/01/2004 10:56:48 AM PST · by livius · 53 replies · 2,087+ views
    Democratic National Committee | Nov. 01, 2004 | livius
    [DNC logo} IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE To all Republican Party Election Day poll watchers: Your name has been filed to serve as a poll watcher on Election Day, on behalf of the Republican Party or a Republican candidate. The Democratic Party recognizes the legal rights of poll watchers, under Florida Election Law, to perform their lawful duties. We want to make sure that all poll watchers recognize the importance of their role in this process and understand the repercussions for abusing that role. As a poll watcher, you have the ability to protect one of the most sacred rights of our...
  • Republicans should take videocameras and cameras to polls ala Mikey Moore

    10/31/2004 10:08:08 PM PST · by TheEaglehasLanded · 20 replies · 783+ views
    vanity | October 31, 2004 | the eagle has landed
    Especially if you live in big cities so we can tape any incidents because mikey will edit out all the rat wrongdoing.
  • Woman Arrested For Stealing Signs Speaks Out (update)

    10/26/2004 6:55:08 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 162 replies · 4,966+ views
    First Coast News (FL) ^ | 10/26/2004 | Maria Tsataros
    Fabiola Armitage is back on television, only instead of a campaign ad the focus has been on her mugshot. Armitage is a Kerry supporter and a strong believer in stem cell research. She's featured in an advertisement urging Floridians to vote against Amendment 3 on this year's ballot. The amendment would cap how much money a lawyer can make from a medical malpractice lawsuit. St. Johns County Sheriff Deputies arrested Armitage for grand theft and battery this week. They say she had 78 campaign signs supporting George Bush and Mel Martinez in her trunk. Armitage tells First Coast News that...
  • I witnessed a Democrat voter registrar try to disefranchise a black voter in Bakersfield.

    10/19/2004 9:23:41 AM PDT · by tame · 151 replies · 5,137+ views
    October 19, 2004 | tame
    Yesterday, I drove by the welfare department in Bakersfield, California to see if anyone was registering voters there (as sometimes is the case). Sure enough, there was a democrat voter registration table. Now, hold your fire on the location. In all fairness, we Republicans have sometimes registered voters at the welfare office, though with probably far less of a natural constituency. Anyways, I parked, walked up, and listened to a woman I will refer to as "Rat-lady" as she attempted to register voters. A woman I will refer to as Maisha came over to the table to register to vote....
  • RS: Bush Like Me - Ten weeks undercover in the grass roots of the Republican Party

    10/13/2004 11:34:04 AM PDT · by weegee · 103 replies · 5,703+ views
    Rolling Stone ^ | (Posted Oct 06, 2004) | By MATT TAIBBI
    I never felt any longing to go to Orlando, Florida. What I felt, in traveling south to volunteer for the campaign of George W. Bush, was an obligation. Let me explain by first saying something about the critics of our president. A great many of them like to laugh at George Bush for not reading books and for being uninterested in visiting other countries. But a lot of those same people are guilty of the opposite offense. They prefer to read books and travel abroad rather than actually getting to know their own country face to face. These critics do...
  • Overseas Voters Registering in Huge Numbers

    09/13/2004 2:36:20 PM PDT · by JeffAtlanta · 77 replies · 2,457+ views
    From I have it on good authority that overseas voters are registering in huge numbers this time, maybe double or triple 2000. I was told that the number of people who showed up at the Democratic party caucus in England earlier this year was 10 times what it was in 2000, ditto in other countries. Americans overseas vote in the state they last lived in, even if that was decades ago. There are about 7 million overseas Americans and probably about 5 million are over 18. In Florida, it was the overseas absentee ballots that swung the election. I...
  • Flashback: Dan Rather attends Tex Dem Fundraiser and defends Daughter (possible source of forgery)

    09/10/2004 10:55:03 AM PDT · by watsonfellow · 6 replies · 1,988+ views ^ | 2001 |
    Dan Rather came under criticism after it was revealed by the Washington Post that he had given a keynote speech at a fund-raiser for Texas Democrats: GERALDO RIVERA: Let me just read you this news account, April 5th, USA Today: "Conservatives and pundits had a field day at Dan Rather's expense Wednesday after the CBS anchor apologized for being the star attraction at a recent Democratic fundraiser in Texas that raised 20 grand." Was that one of the worst mistakes you've made at least recently? DAN RATHER: Well, it certainly was one of the dumbest mistakes I ever made. But...
  • Documents Suggest Special Treatment for Bush in Guard [Buckhead post 47]

    09/08/2004 8:10:56 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 296 replies · 141,002+ views
    September 9, 2004 Documents Suggest Special Treatment for Bush in Guard By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE and RALPH BLUMENTHAL ASHINGTON, Sept. 8 - President Bush's Vietnam-era service in the National Guard came under renewed scrutiny on Wednesday as newfound documents emerged from his squadron commander's file that suggested favorable treatment. At the same time, a once powerful Texas Democrat came forward to say that he had "abused my position of power" by helping Mr. Bush and others join the Guard. Democrats also worked to stoke the issue with a new advertisement by a Texas group that featured a former lieutenant colonel,...
  • Live Thread: Ben Barnes and CBS Attempt Another Bush Smear (60 Minutes)

    09/08/2004 4:39:18 PM PDT · by Howlin · 459 replies · 47,817+ views | September 8, 2004
    Have at him!
  • Kerry doomed, Fake docs and FR mention all on ABC's Notes.

    09/10/2004 7:54:07 AM PDT · by Smartaleck · 126 replies · 7,630+ views
    ABC Notes ^ | 09-10-2004 | Various- ABC notes
    Excerpts.... The Kerry end is near? At this precise time every four years, the most media-savvy members of the Gang of 500 begin to think about their roles in the premiere post-election forum that revisits the actions and players of the presidential race. But if nothing changes in the race as it now stands — with President Bush winning a decent-sized victory — much of the talk will be about the greater technical proficiency of the Bush-Cheney effort.Democrats, who deny up and down that they had anything to do with the documents, tell ABC News that they plan to continue...
  • CBS'S BIG BLUNDER? (Credits Free Republic)

    09/09/2004 10:31:38 PM PDT · by kattracks · 398 replies · 19,398+ views
    New York Post ^ | 9/10/04 | JOHN PODHORETZ
    <p>September 10, 2004 -- THE populist revolu tion against the so- called mainstream media continues. Yesterday, the citizen journalists who produce blogs on the Internet — and their engaged readers — engaged in the wholesale exposure of what appears to be a presidential-year dirty trick against George W. Bush. What the bloggers and their audiences did was call into profound question the authenticity of four documents proudly trumpeted by CBS News in a much-heralded investigative report on Wednesday night's edition of "60 Minutes" about the president's National Guard service in the early 1970s.</p>
  • There ought to be an Investigation (See-BS/DNC memogate)

    09/10/2004 7:47:58 AM PDT · by Always Right · 13 replies · 1,263+ views
    9-10-04 | Always Right
    This is a serious crime, altering military records to not only slander a war-time President, but that also suggest criminal activity. These forged memos suggested serious charges against our President, and should not be taken lightly. Whenever the Democrats suggest the Republicans might have done something wrong, they demand a full-scale congressional investigations. These memos are linked to sources inside the DNC, and it is important to get to the bottom of this. Whomever did this commited a serious crime. Our limp-wristed Representives must grow a backbone and demand that this be thoroughly and quickly investigated. I can guarentee you,...
  • McCain urges 'corrupt' FEC leaders to resign

    08/30/2004 12:30:32 AM PDT · by kattracks · 22 replies · 847+ views
    The Federal Election Commission leadership is "corrupt" and should resign for refusing to regulate political groups that are spending millions of dollars to attack both presidential candidates, Sen. John McCain said yesterday. [snip]Retired Adm. Roy Hoffman, founder of Swift Boat Veterans for Truth and Mr. Kerry's former commander, also told Time that his group will run the ads until the election, despite condemnation from Republicans and Democrats. The Swift Boat Veterans for Truth has raised $2.5 million on its Web site since the original advertising buy of $500,000. Anti-Bush groups such as America Coming Together, and the Media...
  • The "Web of Connections" Between the Kerry Campaign and Dem 527s

    08/21/2004 8:36:44 PM PDT · by Marcus Alonzo Hanna · 125 replies · 3,348+ views
  • Hanoi T-shirt sales funding campaign

    08/21/2004 1:18:05 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 64 replies · 1,712+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | August 21, 2004
    Presidential candidate John Kerry can count on the support of at least one group of Vietnam Veterans – and they're still in Vietnam. Following Kerry's denunciation of the ad by Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, criticizing him for exaggerating his war record, a group of former U.S. soldiers gathered in Hanoi to express their support for Kerry and to call President Bush a "draft dodger" for his service in the Texas Air National Guard during the war. And they were selling T-shirts to tourists to raise money for Kerry's campaign. The $5 shirts sport a picture of President Bush with...
  • Groups File Complaint Over Anti-Kerry Ad (WAAAAAAAAAA!!!! Alert)

    08/10/2004 10:33:33 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 57 replies · 3,092+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/10/04 | Sharon Theimer - AP
    WASHINGTON - Three campaign finance watchdog groups filed a complaint Tuesday accusing a group of Vietnam veterans of violating the campaign finance law by airing an ad that challenges Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry (news - web sites)'s military record. Democracy 21, the Center for Responsive Politics and the Campaign Legal Center argue that the ad by Swift Boat Veterans for Truth violates a federal ban on the use of unlimited donations, often referred to as "soft money," to influence federal elections. In the ad, the group accuses Kerry, a decorated Vietnam veteran, of lying about his war record and...