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    Quote Originally Posted by unofan
    They didn't throw one out, they counted one more that had been previously thrown out. The questionable ballot had both bubbles marked, but a line was drawn through the Dem candidate's bubble. The ballot voted Republican in every other race. The elections board didn't count it, but the judges apparently decided it should count.

    The best part is there could be yet another recount after lots are drawn.
    I am sure Flaggy and his ilk have zero issue with this at all...
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    Why would there be another recount?
    State law allows for a recount after the drawing of lots to decide a tie.

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    They didn't throw one out, they counted one more that had been previously thrown out. The questionable ballot had both bubbles marked, but a line was drawn through the Dem candidate's bubble. The ballot voted Republican in every other race. The elections board didn't count it, but the judges apparently decided it should count.

    The best part is there could be yet another recount after lots are drawn.
    Thatís the most logical thing Iíve ever heard of happening in politics.

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    Since Tennessee passed a law forbidding cities from taking Confederate statues down, Memphis sold the parks with them to a conservation group that took them down
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    Since Tennessee passed a law forbidding cities from taking Confederate statues down, Memphis sold the parks with them to a conservation group that took them down
    LOL.

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    I just learned that the MEA was victorious against Michigan in a Supreme Court appeal and Iíll be getting back $2700 in illegally withheld pay. I love unions now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by geezer View Post
    I just learned that the MEA was victorious against Michigan in a Supreme Court appeal and I’ll be getting back $2700 in illegally withheld pay. I love unions now.
    It's a start. Workers have clawed back about 5 billion dollars of the trillions of stolen pay of the last 50 years. Of course there will be no help from the current Nazi regime.
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    Orval Faubus, come on down!

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    The Republican won the coin toss for the last seat on the Virginia House of Delegates.
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    The Republican won the coin toss for the last seat on the Virginia House of Delegates.
    What a surprise.
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    The Republican won the coin toss for the last seat on the Virginia House of Delegates.
    If the Democrat had won it, the VA Republicans would demand investigations into whether or not the coin was two-headed, loaded, a Mexican peso, or was otherwise rigged. They'd also want a full background check on the official who flipped it, to make sure he'd never donated any money to a Democrat in his entire lifetime.
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    If the Democrat had won it, the VA Republicans would demand investigations into whether or not the coin was two-headed, loaded, a Mexican peso, or was otherwise rigged. They'd also want a full background check on the official who flipped it, to make sure he'd never donated any money to a Democrat in his entire lifetime.
    It's a coin. Minted by the Deep State at Treasury and then micro-chipped by the Federal Reserve.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FadeToBlack&Gold View Post
    If the Democrat had won it, the VA Republicans would demand investigations into whether or not the coin was two-headed, loaded, a Mexican peso, or was otherwise rigged. They'd also want a full background check on the official who flipped it, to make sure he'd never donated any money to a Democrat in his entire lifetime.
    Probably, since the race was decided by drawing a name, inside of a film canister, from a bowl.
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    God bless real journalism.

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    The "Trash is Public Property" deal has been in place a lot longer than the Patriot Act. That standard has been in place in some places since at least the 80s. I have zero problem with it if you put the trash out in public.

    I agree with the premise of the article (lets show these guys how bad a policy this is) and I think in the cop's case they went too far but I also think the article went too far into its "See Big Brother is EVERYWHERE" agenda and ruined itself. Just show the hypocrisy of the officials, that is what is important. The Patriot Act and Homeland Security dont matter here.
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    "It's as if the Drumpf Administration is made up of the worst and unfunny parts of the Cleveland Browns, Washington Generals, and the alien Mon-Stars from Space Jam."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kepler View Post
    God bless real journalism.

    Cops go through people's trash. City officials say trash is public property. Newspaper goes through city officials' trash. City officials go nuclear.
    So, this article is from 2002. I wonder what prompted last month's update after more than 15 years had passed.

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    Like I said. Legalize it. Regulate it. Tax the heck out of it.

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