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    Voter Fraud in the Lone Star State

    I guess I will have to apologize to Republicans! It appears that voter fraud IS a serious issue in this country. Well okay, it actually just seems to be a big problem among evangelicals trying to settle on a not-Mormon candidate.

    In back-and-forth emails, Protestant fundamentalist leaders who attended — most of them backing former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to be the anti-Romney candidate — are accusing Catholic participants of conniving to rig the vote. They said they were conned into leaving after the second ballot on Saturday. They said pro-Santorum participants held a third ballot which Mr. Santorum won with more than 70 percent of the vote — far higher than the nine-vote margin he won on the first ballot.

    ....Now, a prominent evangelical political organizer is saying to others confidentially he has evidence that in a least one instance a participant was seen writing Mr. Santorum’s name on four separate ballots and putting them in the ballot box.
    Voter Fraud in the Lone Star State | Mother Jones

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    Re: Voter Fraud in the Lone Star State

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    I guess I will have to apologize to Republicans! It appears that voter fraud IS a serious issue in this country. Well okay, it actually just seems to be a big problem among evangelicals trying to settle on a not-Mormon candidate.



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    Mother Jones? Really?
    Nothing but empty ad hominem? Seriously?

    Did you not get that the quoted text came from the ultra-conservative Washington Times? Think you could get through it and actually have something to say if it was instead quoted by a right wing site? Evangelical Ballot Stuffing

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    Re: Voter Fraud in the Lone Star State

    I'm sorry. Was this a vote for delegates? For the primary? In any way related to a legitimate, legally recognized vote for the placement of a candidate in a political office? Or was this just a procedural vote amongst religious leaders to decide endorsements/candidate preference amongst a specific demographic?

    This is the equivalent of citing voter fraud in a friggin' Homecoming Court election. It has nothing to do with the issues of voter fraud that are of concern: Those pertaining to the direct election of national or state representatives.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tessaesque View Post
    I'm sorry. Was this a vote for delegates? For the primary? In any way related to a legitimate, legally recognized vote for the placement of a candidate in a political office? Or was this just a procedural vote amongst religious leaders to decide endorsements/candidate preference amongst a specific demographic?

    This is the equivalent of citing voter fraud in a friggin' Homecoming Court election. It has nothing to do with the issues of voter fraud that are of concern: Those pertaining to the direct election of national or state representatives.
    You picked that up, did you?

    Of course it's just funny that the holy rollers get together to settle on one candidate to carry their banner of religious morality ... and end up in a cat fight accusing each other of rigging the vote. I don't care who you are -- that's funny.

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    Re: Voter Fraud in the Lone Star State

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT View Post
    Nothing but empty ad hominem? Seriously?

    Did you not get that the quoted text came from the ultra-conservative Washington Times? Think you could get through it and actually have something to say if it was instead quoted by a right wing site? Evangelical Ballot Stuffing
    If you think that is a right wing site.... JUST WOW>

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    If you think that is a right wing site.... JUST WOW>


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    My bad, I was confusing them with American Thinker. In any case, the quote came from the Washington Times. Are you going to deny that that's a right wing paper?

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    Re: Voter Fraud in the Lone Star State

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT View Post
    My bad, I was confusing them with American Thinker. In any case, the quote came from the Washington Times. Are you going to deny that that's a right wing paper?
    I could care less where it's from, some evangelicals being nitwits for what? A church function voting thing playing stupid games means what to whom? People like you, that can't get your sources straight and post blather from Mother Jones seem to care, everyone else just yawns.


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