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Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:30 AM

I was just struck by a horrific thought.

What if the race is closer than we expect (or hope), and one or two states will make the difference, say, Ohio, NC, or even Florida?

Bush v. Gore was wrongly decided by a 5-4 majority. No such vote is possible now, even by my maths, given only 8 supreme justices. So, there is a possibility that the conservative 6th circuit or a conservative group of another federal appeals court will be issuing the final ruling on this election.

I shudder at the thought. Hopefully, we will kick as so broadly and widely, it will never come to this. But still . . . . .

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Reply I was just struck by a horrific thought. (Original post)
ChairmanAgnostic Nov 2016 OP
BSdetect Nov 2016 #1
ChairmanAgnostic Nov 2016 #3
rzemanfl Nov 2016 #2
ChairmanAgnostic Nov 2016 #4
jehop61 Nov 2016 #5
theglammistress Nov 2016 #6
Hannahcares Nov 2016 #7
ChairmanAgnostic Nov 2016 #9
BSdetect Nov 2016 #10
DarthDem Nov 2016 #8

Response to ChairmanAgnostic (Original post)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:33 AM

1. I worry more about tampering with ballots - the ones that go "missing" etc

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Response to BSdetect (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:35 AM

3. good point.

45,000 ballots in Indiana.
Thousands in Ohio.
Countless in Arid Zona.
And persistent rumors of machines flipping from Clinton to Trump?

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Response to ChairmanAgnostic (Original post)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:34 AM

2. "kick as?" n/t

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Response to rzemanfl (Reply #2)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:36 AM

4. Assssssssssss

there, I tried to make up for the error of my weighs.

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Response to ChairmanAgnostic (Original post)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:38 AM

5. I believe

It would go back to the congress for vote. Which is another worry

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Response to ChairmanAgnostic (Original post)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:41 AM

6. I worrying period today

I guess it's day before jitters, but this race is close and it shouldn't be. I fear for all sorts of things and the media does its collective best to terrify everyone. From mentioning terror plots, to breaking voting machines to actual intimidation by Trump's goons. I'm climbing the walls in full panic mode. I'll admit it.

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Response to ChairmanAgnostic (Original post)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:43 AM

7. I worry about Scott in Fla and Walker in WI

Worried that Scott's election officials in Fla can tip results to Trump, and Walker in Wisconsin can/will mess with election results there, giving Trump the victory, even if NH and Nevsda go for Hillary.

Both states have experience and motivation to mess with results. Remember Waukesha and the "found ballots". Boy I hope I'm wrong, but truthfully, I'm terrified that it is so close, and that Fla and wiscondin are in such untrustworthy hands. Peace, hannah

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Response to Hannahcares (Reply #7)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 01:09 PM

9. Walkerstan has voting supression down to a science.

fluoridistan, not so. U hombres. Or at least I didn't hear a lot about it.

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Response to Hannahcares (Reply #7)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 06:07 PM

10. I would just expect that they tamper with ballots. They are very dishonest.

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Response to ChairmanAgnostic (Original post)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:48 AM

8. Fair Question

But the Eleventh Circuit (Florida) is 8-3 Democratic appointees and the Fourth Circuit (North Carolina) is 10-5. So while this could be a problem in Ohio, it shouldn't be in Florida or North Carolina. And honestly, if we're close enough that some court case in Ohio matters, Clinton will most likely have won Florida and North Carolina.

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