GOP Attempting to Get Bob Barr of PA Ballot

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    I am SHOCKED ... SHOCKED, I say, at at the GOP for doing this.
     
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    Ya heaven forbid we follow the law and all.
     
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    No law has been broken ... the GOP is trying to manipulate the system.

    ^ The reason why Barr wasn't listed.
     
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    And of course the democrats don't do similar stuff, As I recall in their primary they robbed Hillary of 2 States as well as ignored the popular vote in several more with caucus results.

    Shall I reference you to a while back when A State elected a Republican Congressman by a small majority, after 2 recounts he was official declared the winner by the State but the Democrats in Congress refused to seat him, sent an "investigative team" to the State and then declared that the Democrat won and seated him instead?

    All legal because in the end Congress decides who to seat, elections be damned.

    That was , I believe in the 80's. But hey I am sure you would have found no problem with the Democrats ignoring the will of the people right?
     
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    Actually I would and do ... two wrongs don't make a right.

    So I'm sure you are now going to admit that what the GOP is trying to do in PA is dishonest and ignoring the will of the people, right?
     
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    NO, I won't. A decision, a legal one will be made on the merits of the claim. Which ever side wins will then have the right to act as that decision determines. That is how it WORKS in this country. You do not get to tell others they can not protest or lodge formal complaints. Or are you supporting a dictatorial form of Government?
     
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    And I'm entitled to my opinion whether or not the case is settled yet. That is also how this country WORKS.

    I'm calling BS on the GOP here ... they are trying to dishonestly get Barr off the ballot.

    When they win this battle expect this thread to reappear.
     
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    Both Republicans AND Democrats jealously guard their monopoly by screwing with third party candidates trying to get on ballots.

    The Republicans are doing it to Barr, now, just as the Dems tied to do it to Nader.
     
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    No, they are HONESTLY trying to get Barr off the ballot, by going through the legal procedures required to do so. As was stated, it will be decided by legal means who wins this argument.

    Besides, why do third party candidates even bother running? It's a waste of time and money. All it does is potentially screw one of the main candidates from winning a vital state. Remember, Nader's running is what gave us our first four years of Bush.
     
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    Why do you hate Democracy?
     

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