Re: confederacy of dunces*

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Date: Tue Nov 28 2000 - 11:31:58 PST

I have no idea how many of these machines are being used in this country,
but I agree completely: RECOUNT EVERYTHING@!# I don't see why it's such a
big deal. I don't like either candidate, but I'll feel a little better if
I'm convinced everyone's vote was counted. (:

 "A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity."
          -- Robert Frost

On Tue, 28 Nov 2000, Tom Whore wrote:

> On Tue, 28 Nov 2000 wrote:
> --]Only a fool would compare politics to sports. (Disclaimer: I don't
> --]consider WWF to be a sport (shuddup, Jeff))
> PLease dont insult the wwf by comparing it to this election. At least the
> WWF has a champ that is fair, truly won and a good sport..its true..its
> true. Also I think the whole election process could use a dose of Mick
> Foleys guidence.
> --]C
> --]P.S. Why is it that these ppl who keep squawking about the votes already
> --]being counted by the machines refuse to acknowledge that there was a
> --]DIFFERENCE in the results? So what that he won, he won, there is
> --]clearly a problem with the stupid machines. Most of the ones who are
> --]yelling this crap use Windows, for fuck's sake. Seems it'd be easier for
> --]them to realize that machines are not perfect. (:
> --]
> If you bring into question these machines, and these types of machines are
> being used elsewhere, then by proper and direct application all the votes
> counted on these machines are suspect. You cant have it one way for some
> and the other for the rest. All or nothing, so if your calling for a
> recount, recount THEM ALL . elsewise you are by your own words not getting
> a proper count.
> As St Al said, its not easy, but then agin the work of saving a democracy
> often is not.
> All or nothing. This is your system, these are your rules. Go play.
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