2012 Presidential election results: Obama wins!

Discussion in 'Politics and News' started by DrPizza, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. jackstar7

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    Anyone willing to agree that a debate between Biden and Christie would probably be the closest thing to a WWE event in politics?

    Man, I want to see that.
     
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    Biden wiill have trouble doing the lecture tour, there are only so many aamtrak stops.
     
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    Gotta escape from socialized medicine.

    I love that Americans can apparently move wherever we want. "Hi Australia. I live here now. I was an American so you're honored of course."
     
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  6. techs

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    The cognitive dissonance in that tweet is incredible. Australia is arguably more liberal than America. Socialized medicine, abortion legal, strict gun control etc.
     
  8. Theb

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    and a female atheist Prime Minister currently living in sin.

    What makes it even more hilarious and sad is that she's far from the only one - http://www.buzzfeed.com/jwherrman/37-people-who-say-theyre-moving-to-australia-if-o
     
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    They couldn't believe "that colored boy" won, so they had to recount it a few thousand times.
     
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  13. techs

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/10/u...in-the-balance-over-uncounted-votes.html?_r=0

    PHOENIX — Three days after the election, the outcome of several races remained a mystery in Arizona as officials struggle to count a record number of early and provisional ballots, many of them cast by voters who believed they had registered but whose names were not on the voter rolls at the polling place.

    On Thursday, Secretary of State Ken Bennett revealed the magnitude of the situation: 631,274 votes remained uncounted, he said, more than in any presidential election in memory and enough to anger voting- and immigrant-rights advocates, who have called on the Justice Department to investigate. (By Friday, there were 524,633 uncounted ballots. There are 3.1 million registered voters in the state.)

    The uncertainty has also unsettled candidates and campaign staffs, prompting at least one of them — Mark Napier, the Republican candidate for sheriff in Pima County, which had 80,735 uncounted votes on Wednesday — to rescind his concession.

    Three Congressional races remained too close to call on Friday, and there were also some misgivings about the outcome of several other races. One of them was the United States Senate race, where, as of Friday, Jeff Flake, a Republican congressman, was ahead of his Democratic challenger, Richard H. Carmona, by 78,775 votes, according to unofficial results posted by the secretary of state.

    Mr. Carmona conceded on Tuesday; on Friday, in a message to supporters, he wrote, “We will take every necessary step to make sure all of our supporters’ ballots are counted.”



    Arizona makes Florida look like a model of efficiency. What a disaster. It stinks of corruption. The "show me your papers" state has a "voting fiasco"
     
  14. Fritzo

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    Fortunately it doesn't matter. Who ever is in charge of voting in Florida needs to be canned. The state is an embarrassment.
     
  15. Agent11

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    And their military pays for it's women to get boob jobs.
     
  16. Dude111

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    No surprise who won!!!! (The whole thing was probably rigged as alot of us were thinking)

    Regardless,i knew months ago who would "Win"
     
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    I am confused. Doesn't Arizona send out voter notice? I mean that is how you let people know where they are supposed to vote. And tv ads telling peole to contact the elections authority if they have not gotten the card yet. Hell the parties would have been busy checking their list to make sure you can vote. So how can there be so many people not be on the list?
     
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  18. Siddhartha

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    Seriously, how was the election "rigged"? And who rigged it?

    Is this the latest GOP "why we lost" rationale? If the GOP believes the election was rigged then the voters are going to rig it in 2014 and 2016 also.
     
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    It's hard for me to keep track. The first couple of times, it was rigged for Bush, then this time it was rigged for Obama...who was it rigged for the last time? I forget.
     
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    I got this:

    2012: Rigged for Obama
    2008: Rigged for Obama
    2004: Rigged for W Bush
    2000: Rigged for W Bush
    1996: Rigged for Clinton
    1992: Rigged for Clinton
    1988: Rigged for Bush Sr.
    1984: Rigged for Reagan
    1980: Rigged for Reagan
    1976: Rigged for Carter
    .
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    1788: Rigged for Washington
     
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    If we came down with cancer, we'll just get treatment from our health insurance provider because we're mandated to get coverage, thereby raising everyone else's rates.
     
  22. techs

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    Well, it looks like Arizona may be worse than Florida this time around.
    I would get in my car and drive to Arizona to see what's going on.
    But I don't have my papers.
     
  23. RocksteadyDotNet

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    Yeah, this made the front page of all the news sites here.

    Oh how we laughed and laughed.

    And you're right, it's a mission to move here permanently. Being American doesn't help you one bit. (Although it should.)

    Good ol days. -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Australia_policy
     
  24. techs

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    how could this just get passed over? Australia pays for its military women to get boob jobs?
     
  25. RocksteadyDotNet

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    It's not an official policy or anything. I think a few just slipped though the cracks.