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Decatur
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The ODIHR limited election observation mission for the 2012 general elections in the United States consists of a core team of 13 experts, from 10 OSCE participating States, based in Washington D.C., and 44 long-term observers deployed throughout the country. These are the sixth United States elections the Office has observed, without incident, since 2002.


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Homesick Tiger
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They've actually done this for years


Said on FOX yesterday that it had been going on for about a decade.






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AngryBeavers
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For what offense?


Tampering?






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Eighteen
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These are the sixth United States elections the Office has observed, without incident, since 2002.


so they monitored the 2004 and 2008 elections I presume?

it must have been in a different capacity if Texas never said they would do anything about it before...

and I guess just another thing to add to my things I didn't like about Bush



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los angeles tiger
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Said on FOX yesterday that it had been going on for about a decade.


I just saw this. It's time for We the People to stop this shite.







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Blue Velvet
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frick yea; good for Texas





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Decatur
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it must have been in a different capacity if Texas never said they would do anything about it before...


Dunno. What would they be doing differently?

But given steps by Republicans to make it harder for people to vote over the last few years, I can see why Republicans don't want anyone to spoil their efforts.






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darkhorse
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If I see a UN observer at the polls, I will follow him around and play a trumpet in his ear all day.



LOL!!!! That's what the American people need to do.Go up to them and stare!!! Follow them around and lok at them like "WTF are you doing here!"






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mmcgrath
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New Jersey
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Texas threatens to arrest UN observers


What a backwards country this is.






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GoCrazyAuburn
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But given steps by Republicans to make it harder for people to vote over the last few years, I can see why Republicans don't want anyone to spoil their efforts.









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Eighteen
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But given steps by Republicans to make it harder for people to vote over the last few years, I can see why Republicans don't want anyone to spoil their efforts.




This is a different discussion anyway, not going to get this thread off track.






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Mo Jeaux
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NYC
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But given steps by Republicans to make it harder for people to vote over the last few years, I can see why Republicans don't want anyone to spoil their efforts.








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HailHailtoMichigan!
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Mission Viejo, CA
Member since Mar 2012
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Good. frick the UN.







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CptBengal
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BR Baby
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What a backwards country this is.


have you ever read the preamble to the UN?

no you haven't. I suggest you do, then come back and I'll be happy to slap you around further.






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Carlton Banks
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How have Republicans made it harder to vote?





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darkhorse
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What a backwards country this is.



Whatever term you want to us is fine with me!!! GO TEXAS






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EZE Tiger Fan
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How have Republicans made it harder to vote?


Jim Crow Laws brah. All Republicans.






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jcole4lsu
Virginia Fan
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Member since Nov 2007
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Jim Crow Laws brah. All Republicans.

more like socially conservative democrats that have either died off or converted to the republican party






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Drew Orleans
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Wait. What gives the UN the right to come monitor our election?





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LSUGrrrl
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Frisco, TX
Member since Jul 2007
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According to Rick Perry there are 3 reasons for arrest.
1. Trespassing
2. Voter Intimidation
3. Well, he couldn't remember the third one.







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