Monthly Archives: October 2006

Bush Hits Hard at Gay Marriage

“For decades, activist judges have tried to redefine America by court order,” Bush said Monday. “Just this last week in New Jersey, another activist court issued a ruling that raises doubt about the institution of marriage. We believe marriage is a union between a man and a woman, and should be defended.”

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Dead voters continue to cast ballots in New York (not just in Chicago)

“I See Dead People (Voting)”: An analysis of state-wide records by the Poughkeepsie Journal reveals that 77,000 dead people remain on election rolls in New York State, and some 2,600 may have managed to vote after they had died. The study also found that Democrats are more successful at voting after death than Republicans, by a margin of 4 to 1.

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1 in 4 Voters will use Absentee Ballots!

This year more voters than ever will cast ballots early. The result may be that we get the final election results late. It’s possible we won’t know which party controls either house of Congress for days or even weeks because of all the disputes and delays caused by absentee ballots.

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House Majority Leader John Boehner: ‘We’re Going to Do Just Fine’

So there are serious issues that define the differences between the two parties. And at the end of the day, I believe conservatives will see these differences and show up and vote on Election Day.

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Republicans See Edge From Early Voting

WASHINGTON — Down in the polls and with their majorities in Congress at risk, Republicans say they have some good news in early-voting statistics that suggest their voter-turnout machine is providing an edge in some tight races.

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Democrats fear the storm could leave them high and dry

Some are forecasting a “Democrat tsunami”, while Charlie Cook, the pre-eminent American election guru, talks of a “Category 5 hurricane”. Now the Democratic Party is worried that the precdicted hurricane will just fizzle out.

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ACLU Backs Down from Patriot Act Lawsuit

The ACLU said in a statement that it was withdrawing the lawsuit filed more than three years ago because of “improvements to the law.”
While the ACLU is claiming it as a victory, several observers within the intelligence community say that the organization’s attorneys knew they were on shaky legal ground.

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