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October 15, 2012

LADY ANN is as big a celebrity wanna-be as Palin. In her dreams

she has her own un-reality show where the unpaid poor kids from Brigham Young clean all her houses, feed her grapes, and tell her how beautiful and compassionate she is as they call her "Your Highness".

October 12, 2012

Joe did a great job but I wish he had pointed out Ryan cosponsored a "personhood" bill.

This is far, far more radical than many realize. It would not only ban but criminalize abortion and some contraceptives, even in cases of rape, incest, life of the mother - - it would open the door to putting women in jail/on trial when they suffer a miscarriage, forcing them to "prove" it wasn't murder.

October 9, 2012

I've been wondering why the change in Exit Polls this year...

Posted by Newsjock:

Networks, AP cancel exit polls in 19 states
Source: Washington Post

Breaking from two decades of tradition, this year’s election exit poll is set to include surveys of voters in 31 states, not all 50 as it has for the past five presidential elections, according to multiple people involved in the planning.

The National Election Pool — a joint venture of the major television networks and The Associated Press — has not announced the states that won’t be included, but the decision is sure to cause some pain to election watchers across the country.

Voters in the excluded states will still be interviewed as part of a national exit poll, but state-level estimates of the partisan, age or racial makeups of electorates won’t be available as they have been since 1992. The lack of data may hamper election night analyses in some states, and it will almost certainly limit post-election research for years to come.

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2012/10/04/networks-ap-cancel-exit-polls-in-19-states/
October 7, 2012

Any day now the GOP will claim Obama fudged the stock market improvement, too!

(no way could it have been the highest in five years!!! conspiracy!!! conspiracy!!!)

October 5, 2012

I've often wondered why people didn't sue to demand that provisional ballots are counted.

I've read if a voter is challenged they have to provided a provisional ballot. But I've read tons of articles that say provisional ballots are collected but not counted.

I understand it would take some time for a voter to respond to a challenge, so a final count would necessarily be delayed, but aside from the generalization that provisional ballots are not counted, I've never seen an explanation of how it actually works.

Aybody know? Can y'all straighten me out?

(With the TrueTheVote crap sweeping the nation, I think the number of challenges/provisional ballots to Democrats will skyrocket this year.)
October 2, 2012

CURRENT TV just ran the Greenwald documentary on the Koch Bros and it included the Crossett AR

Georgia Pacific plant in their expose. It is a totally damning film. These people need to be fried.

Do you know if the Koch Brothers are involved in the fracking in Arkansas now? I live in Memphis and have two adult step children in Heber Springs. I have no doubt the recent spate of Arkansas earthquakes is caused by the fracking. More reason for the slug Kochs to be putting legislators on their payroll by controlling your elections.

Link to the full documentary:

Robert Greenwald's "Koch Brothers Exposed" (Full)

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