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US 'may delay vote if attacked'

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

  1. heavyLox

    heavyLox Veteran Member

    Joined: Feb 2, 2002 Messages: 7,196 Likes Received: 17
    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]
     
  2. MurderSluts

    MurderSluts Junior Member

    Joined: May 6, 2004 Messages: 221 Likes Received: 1
    hahahahhaha.......the guy will do anything to stay in office....even have his own country attacked......AGAIN
     
  3. !@#$%

    [email protected]#$% Moderator Crew

    Joined: Oct 1, 2002 Messages: 18,517 Likes Received: 621
    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.
     
  4. mikro137

    mikro137 Guest

  5. <KEY3>

    <KEY3> Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 24, 2004 Messages: 6,878 Likes Received: 2
    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.
     
  6. EyeforAnEYE

    EyeforAnEYE Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 29, 2003 Messages: 4,199 Likes Received: 3
    http://www.funone.com/2new/01/colors/colors.gif'>

    :rolleyes:
     
  7. ClueTwo

    ClueTwo Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 30, 2001 Messages: 9,016 Likes Received: 117
     
  8. why write?

    why write? Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 19, 2003 Messages: 5,859 Likes Received: 1
    fuck bush...fuck this government too, we are living the mother fucking holocaust at a different level...
     
  9. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 234
    yeah dude, and i HATE halocausts!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    GGGGGGGGRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
     
  10. Æ°

    Æ° Senior Member

    Joined: May 12, 2002 Messages: 1,974 Likes Received: 6
    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...
     
  11. fermentor666

    fermentor666 Veteran Member

    Joined: Sep 27, 2003 Messages: 8,152 Likes Received: 15
    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?
     
  12. Milton

    Milton Senior Member

    Joined: May 21, 2003 Messages: 2,253 Likes Received: 0
    Wow... Just Wow...

    Milton
    Speechless
     
  13. vinyl junkie

    vinyl junkie Elite Member

    Joined: Jan 17, 2002 Messages: 4,725 Likes Received: 0
    just more defence for my "fuck our political system, i don't vote because it doesn't do jack shit" beliefs...
     
  14. imported_dowmagik

    imported_dowmagik Senior Member

    Joined: Apr 19, 2001 Messages: 1,904 Likes Received: 1
    boy do i love apathy :rolleyes:
     
  15. SteveAustin

    SteveAustin Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 12, 2002 Messages: 7,042 Likes Received: 2
    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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