"Watch for the Steal"
The picture above pretty much tells the story of utter KOmmie stupidity. If you have trouble reading the wording, then click on the picture. The words supplied by the KOmmie at the bottom of his election receipt say: "Even if you took this as proof that (full name of voter here) voted - it's hardly proof of who (full name of voter here) voted for." Um, that's why it is called a SECRET BALLOT. If they could give this KOmmie voter a receipt of who he voted for then it wouldn't be SECRET. And yet this KOmmie is convinced this is part of an EVIL Republican plot to steal this year's election on November 5 as you can see in this THREAD titled, "Watch for the Steal." So let us now watch the KOmmies worry themselves silly about a stolen election in Bolshevik Red while the commentary of your humble correspondent, wondering if he can cast a ballot to nominate John Edwards for VICE President at the Democrat convention, is in the [brackets]:
Watch for the Steal
[The man behind that Guy Fawkes mask is...KARL ROVE!]
On the day before leaving for Netroots Nation, I voted for Jim Martin for U.S. Senate in the July 15 General Primary Election here in Georgia. At the polling place I was the only voter but there were a dozen or so poll workers. After voting (on one of those damned Diebold machines) I asked if I'd get a receipt. In lieu of one I was given a cute little sticker with a graphic of a Georgia Peach with 'I’m a Georgia Voter' printed on it. I laughed and said that makes me feel better...there were some chuckles. I said I wanted a receipt for my vote. This is what they gave me.
[You can see a scan of that receipt above in which moron KOmmie complains that it didn't say who he voted for. I guess the concept of SECRET BALLOTS is too tough for KOmmies to comprehend.]
So I asked, "How do we know that our votes are being accurately counted?" There were some uncomfortable looks but no one said anything. I said, "After the last two presidential elections ya have to wonder." To my surprise there were quite a few murmurs of agreement.
[If I see someone holding up the voting line on November 5, then I will know that it is a paranoid KOmmie or DUmmie with a chip on his shoulder.]
Will the Republicans try to steal the upcoming presidential election? You bet your ass they will.
[You bet. We already have all your Diebolds set to the R position. Of course, we won't be giving you any receipts stating who you voted for.]
There is one thing we should know with complete certainty - the Republicans will definitely try to steal this election. It’s how they play the game, it’s what they’re good at, they’ve gotten away with it twice - they don’t know any better. The only real questions are: have we found the courage to stand up to them, and can we stop them?
[Already getting your excuse ready in case of an Obama loss?]
Watch for the steal.
[We're watching you provide us with yet more comedy entertainment. And now to hear from the other paranoid KOmmies...]
Paper ballots and hand counts are the only answer.
[But after the 2000 election the Left was screeching for electronic voting.]
I was just about to vote for Edwards when he dropted out, and I was able to cast my first, but not last, vote for Obama.
[Hopefully you will be able to vote for Edwards on November 5.]
Intimidation at the polling place can be monitored - at least it happens in public.
[I promise no intimidation of clueless KOmmies when they vote on November 5.]
When I voted absentee once... I put my ballot in a sealed envelope that did not have my name on it. Then I put that envelope in a second one that did have my identifying information on it.
[Aha! But did you put the second envelope in a third one without your name and then place that in a fourth envelope with your identifying information on it?]
One of the worst examples of election theft was in GA in 2002, when there was a sudden violent swing in Saxby Chambliss' vote as compared with all the pre-election polls. Cleland was supposed to win comfortably, but it's clear to investigators (like Thom Hartmann) that thousands of votes were simply switched.
[And everybody knows those polls, especially exit polls, are 100% accurate.]
We need U.N. supervision to ensure free, fair elections. Seriously, that is what the Republican party has brought us to ...
[We'll send the Zimbabwe delegation to your voting station.]
Know what? I see a lot of talk in various places, about overt physical revolt if it happens again this time. Maybe we should let all the Democrats in Congress know about that, and the Obama campaign know about that, just so they take it seriously and don't back down if it happens again. Obama has to NOT CONCEDE if it appears that McSame has "won." He needs to have lawyers at the ready, to go after every single instance, every single report, and file suits in as many jurisdictions as needed to force this issue into the open.
[No matter what the election result, we need to lawyer our way to victory.]
I also live in CA which is very liberal. I used to be a repug. It's a long story which I will not repeat, but in 2004 I voted for Kerry as a result of my discovering DailyKos. I went to bed that night knowing that Kerry had won. I woke up the next morning and cried.
[I loved looking at pics of crying KOmmies who woke up to a Kerry loss in 2004.]
the reason they can't give you a receipt saying who you voted for is that we have a secret ballot, which doesn't only protect your privacy but also prevents you from selling your vote by making it impossible for you to prove that you followed through on the deal in the privacy of the ballot box.
[And this KOmmie WINS a Kewpie Doll for having a brief moment of mental clarity!]
I bought a 69 cent donut this morning. The donut shop cash register keeps a spool with a complete list of every receipt that is printed. The second copy of the receipt was handed to me along with my change. Now, if that were a ballot I could read it and see my vote for '1 glazed' and then deposit it in the official ballot box for counting. Of course, the cash register can already provide grand totals at the end of the day, but the spool of receipts is there for backup. All this for a donut.
[Your brain is like the 69 cent donut you bought. Both have holes in the middle and both are glazed.]
Look, machines without receipts are insane
[So are voters without ID.]
I am so pissed off right now that I can barely comment on anything. While the Democratic leadership has let me down, big time, I am so angry at Republicans that I can barely speak these days. I have friends who I love very much who identify as Republicans and I just cannot even deal with them right now. Heaven help us all. And may we all help ourselves. Work for this victory as if your life depends upon it--it may very well. I'm not blogging so much these days as I am getting previously disengaged people registered and in some lucky cases, engaged. I just can't take this shit anymore.
[You are going to be FUn to watch on election day, November 5.]
I don't understand why cameras can't be placed in the voting booths, but angled in such a way as to only catch whether or not the machine is being tampered with, i.e. still protect the voter's privacy.
[I don't understand why cameras can't be placed in your toilet stall, but angled in such a way as to only catch whether you assume a wide stance.]
I'm having a hard time keeping the sinking sensation away that this one will be stolen as well.
i do believe that they will steal this election. republicans will steal this election. you can see it already by the purging of the voter lists, the rigged voting machines and the voter id laws. we have to register and get the states to accept,millions of new voter registrations in order to win this election. so get stated and register and deliver to the state the registered voters.
[God forbid that we check voters to see if they have the proper ID for voting. Not allowing voters to vote more than once is a dirty Republican trick.]