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Name: Marianne Tecklenburg
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Hometown: Denver,CO
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Member since: Thu Dec 19, 2013, 05:03 PM
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We have to get rid of the voting machines as well

as the electronic scanners. These are privately owned
softwares, which are controlled by partisan companies.

Even President Carter said that our voting system is
so bad that international observers cannot check it
at all. The reason for that is that each county, state
even municipalities have different rules.

For federal offices at least that should be changed
to a system, which applies to all 50 states.

We always hear about the 3 million+ voters for HRC.

Where did they come from? That is what matters.

During the early votes in the Southern part of the
country Bernie was not known very well, and neither
was O'Malley.

Thus both of those candidates were not given the
same chance as the overwhelmingly well known
Clinton.

In my view O'Malley was a year too late to become
a well known candidate, and Bernie was 6-8 months
behind as well.

The debates were set up in such a way that not many
dems watched them: One during an important sports
event, the other the Saturday before Christmas. Who
arranged for this???

It made me very angry at the time, that most of the time
during the debates was concentrating on HRC, Bernie was
second, and O'Malley was almost ignored.

Just think for a moment how different these primaries
would have been without HRC. No scandals, no baggage
and a very fair voting choice. I think, under those
circumstances O'Malley may have won, because he offered
new ideas without being called a "socialist".

It makes me sad to see the media and the DNC insisting
on the candidate with the biggest unfavorable ratings,
which would not have happened between the other two.

If, and that is a big if, HRC should be replaced by

another democrat, then why not Kerry?
I read a lot about Biden, and now O'Malley,
but neither one has been nominated before.

Kerry, I fear , is not very well liked by the
Clinton clan, but he has proven himself as
an absolut superior SoS with success in
many areas. He is trusted by Obama, and
knows the country just as well as anyone.
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