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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

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    But it is not essential to my day to day life.
    It's certainly more essential, as a practical matter, than voting.

    And you're saying you can't renew your registration by mail?
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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Unbelievable, there are actually people who have no problem with this.

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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

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    Unbelievable, there are actually people who have no problem with this.
    (oh wait... you mean it the other way... I take it back)
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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by hazlnut View Post
    Unbelievable, there are actually people who have no problem with this.

    Like I said earlier, lets get to the bottom of the numbers, and have accurate numbers first, then we can address how the purge of ineligible people voting. But surely, you don't want people that shouldn't be voting to vote do you?

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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Like I said earlier, lets get to the bottom of the numbers, and have accurate numbers first, then we can address how the purge of ineligible people voting. But surely, you don't want people that shouldn't be voting to vote do you?

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    Problem is this -- getting the right people purged is going to take more than 5 months, because anything with the government involved is going to take at least that long. Surely, even the GOP realizes this. So by starting the process now, you guarantee that some people who have every right to vote will be disenfranchised. When you're talking about Florida, that's likely to be a sizable number in a state that could decide the whole Presidential election.

    Now you see the problem. In a state with that many Republican officials, damn straight they're going to do their damnedest to make sure that the people who are disenfranchised are the ones who are likely to vote for Obama. Now do you see why the Democrats might have a problem with this? 1100 people who could decide the entire election suddenly can't vote. Is that right?

    Basically it comes down to this: would you rather disenfranchise some people who can vote to make sure that nobody else can, or have some illegal votes slip through the cracks to ensure that everyone who has the right to vote is able to?


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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    Problem is this -- getting the right people purged is going to take more than 5 months, because anything with the government involved is going to take at least that long. Surely, even the GOP realizes this. So by starting the process now, you guarantee that some people who have every right to vote will be disenfranchised. When you're talking about Florida, that's likely to be a sizable number in a state that could decide the whole Presidential election.

    Now you see the problem. In a state with that many Republican officials, damn straight they're going to do their damnedest to make sure that the people who are disenfranchised are the ones who are likely to vote for Obama. Now do you see why the Democrats might have a problem with this? 1100 people who could decide the entire election suddenly can't vote. Is that right?

    Basically it comes down to this: would you rather disenfranchise some people who can vote to make sure that nobody else can, or have some illegal votes slip through the cracks to ensure that everyone who has the right to vote is able to?
    Neither. I'd rather have the integrity of the system restored and the funny business stopped period.

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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Neither. I'd rather have the integrity of the system restored and the funny business stopped period.

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    Well the integrity of the system ain't gonna be restored in 3 months by Democrats and Republicans. So thinking realistically, you've got one of two options. I mean I'd rather not have to choose either, but...we're talking about Republocrats here.


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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    Well the integrity of the system ain't gonna be restored in 3 months by Democrats and Republicans. So thinking realistically, you've got one of two options. I mean I'd rather not have to choose either, but...we're talking about Republocrats here.
    Voter ID would help


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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Voter ID would help


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    I doubt it. If either party is in favor of it, it won't.


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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by hazlnut View Post
    Unbelievable, there are actually people who have no problem with this.
    Liberal Democrats will always have a problem purging their voter base of illegals aliens and dead people
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