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Discussion in 'Politics, Elections & Legislation' started by Recoil Sissy, Jun 10, 2010.

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  1. Recoil Sissy

    Recoil Sissy Well-Known Member

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    In the recent South Carolina primary election dems picked Alvin Greene as their candidate for U.S. Senate. Multiple news sources* report Greene is a 32 year old unemployed veteran with no campaign funds, no website, and who didn't campaign. Greene's opponent was quoted saying that he had never met Greene nor seen him at election events or community gatherings.

    Following his 59 to 41% win, Greene's legal difficulties were discovered. "Court records indicate that last November, Greene allegedly showed graphic photos to a woman at the University of South Carolina and tried to follow her to her dorm room. He was charged with "disseminating, procuring or promoting obscenity."

    I'd be curious to know the demographic make up of his supporters and REALLY curious to hear why and how they chose Greene as their candidate.

    Can any of our ts.c shooting friends from South Carolina shed some light on this??



    sissy

    * google 'Alvin Greene' for a list of articles.
     
  2. grnberetcj

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    Well, if he has a criminal history, he'll fit right in with the democraps and the WH.

    His win just proves how stupid the american voters are...aka: Boobus Americana!

    Curt
     
  3. BIGDON

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    It was also said this morning that the Army asked him to leave under unknown circumstances. Sounds like a fine upstanding Democrat.

    Don
     
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    Just goes to show you, some electorate will vote for anyone of the right color rerardless of their background. Is this dejavu' all over again ? What a sad comentary on our times. Dave
     
  5. crusha

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    ...potential future CONVICTED FELON.


    So, to sum up - the Dem. candidate to challenge Sen. Jim DeMint is someone who will likely turn out to be ineligible to hold office.


    Hmm...that should be a pretty strong campaign talking-point in DeMint's favor.
     
  6. Bisi

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    What are the rules for primary voting in SC? Is it an "open" primary like we have here in Indiana? In Indiana you can either ask for a Democrat or Republican ballot, you do not have to have a party affliation.

    My guess is if SC has a similiar system, many Repubs voted for the least desirable Democrap to run against DeMint.

    Remember "Operation Chaos"?
     
  7. bigdogtx

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    Bisi,,,,that's how WE got McCain,,,,that needs to be changed....
     
  8. crusha

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    We got McCain because conservatives split their vote between Huck and Romney.


    Having a Tea Party to direct the flood one way or the other seems to be working, though.
     
  9. Recoil Sissy

    Recoil Sissy Well-Known Member

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    Immediately after Mr. Greene's primary victory, the S.C. dem party chairman tried to convince Greene to withdraw from the general election. Mr. Greene declined. Now the party is trying a different tact...

    "A South Carolina lawmaker on Sunday suggested that new Democratic Senate nominee Alvin Greene may be intellectually incapable of participating in the general election race.

    State Rep. Todd Rutherford told Fox News that he went to Greene's house to discuss with him how Greene succeeded last week in becoming the candidate to challenge Republican Sen. Jim DeMint in the November election, but he found it difficult to decipher an answer.

    "About two questions into a conversation with him, it would become apparent that he is not probably fit to answer the questions befitting a Senate candidate," Rutherford said. "If he was put into this, then it is a joke that is funny to all the rest of us, but he doesn't get it -- because I don't know that his mental status is such that he can get it."

    Later in the conversation, "Rutherford said he asked Greene whether his honorable but involuntary discharge from the U.S. Army last August was related to his mental state.

    When I asked him whether they had checked his mental health status, he seemed to suggest that doing so brought about racist implications and other things."

    "As the questions mount over the selection of Greene, some have attributed it to the arbitrary alphabet since Greene's name appeared above Rawl's (Vic Rawl, Greene's primary opponent) on the ballot. Rutherford said the Senate Democratic primary in South Carolina was low profile to begin with and probably "people just hit a button and had no idea who they were voting for."

    So the facts would appear to support at least three conclusions:

    1. South Carolina's dem party electorate picked a nincompoop as their party standard-bearer.

    2. They apparently did so for no better reason than that the nincompoop's name appeared first on the ballot and a majority of the dem electorate had no freakin' idea who or what they were voting to support.

    3. Faced with questions of a challenging nature, the nincompoop's defense was to play the racism card.

    So my question is this: how exactly is South Carolina's experience any different than that of nincompoop liberal dem candidates and nincompoop liberal dem voters in other states??

    sissy
     
  10. GunDr

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    I'd be interested in hearing about Mr. Greene's military service record, too.

    I'd also like John Kerry's service records made public, along with Obamba's school transcripts and birth records.

    I don't imagine that's gonna happen, do any of you?
     
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    According to WSB talk radio on Monday morning he's unemployed, living at home with his father. If elected he can still remain on food stamps, unemployment benefits, public assistance and still draw his congressional salary. A TRUE DEMOCRAT TO THE BONE!!!!! Kinda' makes the rest of the parasites proud.
     
  13. Recoil Sissy

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    It seems Keith Olbermann, all purpose knee jerk liberal, would have us believe Mr. Greene's election was the result of a grand and nefarious plot by South Carolina's Republicans. Perhaps, but a Christian Science Monitor article by Meg Kinnard dated June 12, 2010 reported the following:

    "(South Carolina) has open primaries, which means Republican voters could have chosen to vote in the Democratic primary and gone for Greene. But then crossover voters couldn't have voted in a more-important four-way race for governor on the Republican ballot.

    More than twice as many voters cast ballots in the GOP primary than in the Democratic contest, and vote totals show 19,000 voters selected a Democratic candidate for governor but skipped the U.S. Senate part of the ballot."

    An objective reporter working for a objective news outlet could have found those facts relatively easily but this is Olbermann and MSNBC.

    Maybe Olbermann and other whiners can explain how the two facts noted above are consistent with a Republican plot to influence the dem side of the primary. Or... maybe they can simply acknowledge the obvious: uninformed nincompoop dem voters (I suppose that's redudant) picked a nincompoop candidate. In the meantime S.C.'s dem leadership and the lame street media are doing their best to blame everyone else. What else is new?

    sissy
     
  14. GunDr

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    I found it funny that Olbermann asked him where he got the money. I guess Olbermann feels a black man with money must mean it's stolen money.
     
  15. shotgunpeople

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    I just moved down here only to find that this state's leadership is about as bad as what I left back in New York...

    Disappointed in both....

    Mr. Greene was interviewed by a Columbia, sc news man and he (Greene) acted way out in the left field somewhere...He was dopey acting, like some streetside idiot...Just like the clip above...

    This should be real good to watch as elections get closer...

    Dave in SC
     
  16. highflyer

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    And Rimfire said conservatives are stupid. Liberals are the new stupid people. Look at your leaders.
     
  17. b12

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    All voting machines are being programed to show a percentage to the candidate they want durring the primarys. That way when a person is thrown in to the election arena the candidate they want will most likely be elected in the regular election. Kinda like what happened durring the Indiana election for Gov. The dem. Gov. Daniels in republican cloths. When they threw Jill Long a for sure to loose Democrate to keep Bitch Daniels in.

    A few months after that Jill Long got a Federal Appointment from the Obama administration for what she did.
    Believe me Daniels will sell your country men down the drain for his own interest. He has done it several times.
     
  18. PerazziBigBore

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    Looks like Obamma with no teleprompter
     
  19. mx2k33

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    So this is the absolute best that the SC Democratic Party can muster. Hope and Change just got more interesting.
     
  20. Recoil Sissy

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    Now the S.C. dem libs are blaming the state's voting machines. Those machines are alleged to have been bought from Louisiana after Louisiana outlawed their use.

    Funny: the S.C. lib dems didn't complain about the voting machines until the "wrong" dem senate candidate won.

    Also funny: the machines apparently worked just dandy in the dem races where the "correct" candidates won.

    Funnier still: the machines apparently worked for all the Republican races, including the contentious four way race for gov.

    So the whiners and sore losers are talking about impounding the machines. Whether they find any irregularities or not, I'm betting Olbermann and the S.C. lib dems will be repeating claims of a grand and nefarious Republican conspiracy no later than the end of the week. After all, if they're unable to produce proof of machine irregularities that will, of course, be proof positive the fix was in.

    sissy : )
     
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