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US 'may delay vote if attacked'

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by heavyLox, Jul 12, 2004.

  1. heavyLox

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    US 'may delay vote if attacked'

    Discussion started by heavyLox - Jul 12, 2004

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3885663.stm


    http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/40332000/jpg/_40332221_bush_203ap.jpg'>

    The Bush administration is reported to be investigating the possibility of postponing the presidential election in the event of a terror attack.

    US counter-terrorism officials are examining what steps would be needed to permit a delay, Newsweek reports.

    Homeland Security chief Tom Ridge last week warned al-Qaeda was planning to attack the US to disrupt the poll but conceded he had no precise information.

    A senior Democrat in Congress has said talk of postponement is "excessive".
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    i havent heard to much of this talk yet. The idea of being able to cancel/postpone elections seems like more patriot act BS, maybe okay immediatlely but really scary in the long run.

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    [QUOTE]Abraham Lincoln was urged by some aides to suspend the election of 1864 - during the US Civil War - but despite the expectation that he would lose, he refused.
    "The election is a necessity," Lincoln said. "We cannot have a free government without elections; and if the rebellion could force us to forgo, or postpone, a national election, it might fairly claim to have already conquered us."[/QUOTE]
     
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  2. MurderSluts

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    MurderSluts - Replied Jul 12, 2004

    hahahahhaha.......the guy will do anything to stay in office....even have his own country attacked......AGAIN
     
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  3. !@#$%

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    !@#$% - Replied Jul 12, 2004

    coongratulations Al-Qaeda.

    you have successfully destroyed american government as it's people knew it.

    fucking fear tactics.
    they can't even protect american elections.

    no wonder no one trusts us to protect afghanistan's , or iraq's..

    we undermine the democratic election results of venezuela because bushie didn't like the results..oh, just like u.s. 2000.

    we're all fucked.
     
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  4. mikro137

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    mikro137 - Replied Jul 12, 2004

    total bullshit.
     
  5. <KEY3>

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    <KEY3> - Replied Jul 12, 2004

    whatever happend to '....or the terrorists have won'?

    you know:

    I wont give up my SUV or the terrorists have won.
    I wont register my gun or the terrorists have won
    you know all that bullshit.

    how about:

    I wont give up the ellection or the terrorists have really won.






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    on the positive side..... pulling shit like this can only hurt bush in the polls.
     
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    EyeforAnEYE - Replied Jul 12, 2004

    http://www.funone.com/2new/01/colors/colors.gif'>

    :rolleyes:
     
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    ClueTwo - Replied Jul 12, 2004

     
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  8. why write?

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    why write? - Replied Jul 12, 2004

    fuck bush...fuck this government too, we are living the mother fucking holocaust at a different level...
     
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    seeking - Replied Jul 12, 2004

    yeah dude, and i HATE halocausts!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    GGGGGGGGRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
     
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    Æ° - Replied Jul 12, 2004

    Am I the only one that has the feeling like we're being told to bend over and put a blindfold on?

    I think we're being set up here...
     
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    fermentor666 - Replied Jul 12, 2004

    Total poppycock. Once again, the Bush administration trying to bend the rules in it's favor. Whoever heard of an election being delayed in this country?
     
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    Milton - Replied Jul 12, 2004

    Wow... Just Wow...

    Milton
    Speechless
     
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    vinyl junkie - Replied Jul 12, 2004

    just more defence for my "fuck our political system, i don't vote because it doesn't do jack shit" beliefs...
     
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    imported_dowmagik - Replied Jul 12, 2004

    boy do i love apathy :rolleyes:
     
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    SteveAustin - Replied Jul 12, 2004

    this is just foreshadowing for when Bush makes a fake 'al quaida' attack in order to extend his run as president...because he knows he can't legitimately win. he'll then restructure the election process so that he remains dictator...er I mean president. If we have elections...then al quaida wins....right?

    register to vote and excercise that right people.
     
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