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BS: Anyone watching election results???

Bobert 06 Nov 12 - 09:23 PM
kendall 06 Nov 12 - 09:32 PM
pdq 06 Nov 12 - 09:39 PM
GUEST,999 06 Nov 12 - 09:41 PM
michaelr 06 Nov 12 - 09:42 PM
Bee-dubya-ell 06 Nov 12 - 09:46 PM
Bobert 06 Nov 12 - 09:54 PM
Ron Davies 06 Nov 12 - 10:20 PM
Lonesome EJ 06 Nov 12 - 10:20 PM
Ron Davies 06 Nov 12 - 10:21 PM
ragdall 06 Nov 12 - 10:22 PM
Bill D 06 Nov 12 - 10:32 PM
Ron Davies 06 Nov 12 - 10:33 PM
number 6 06 Nov 12 - 10:36 PM
Don Firth 06 Nov 12 - 10:38 PM
Henry Krinkle 06 Nov 12 - 10:40 PM
Stilly River Sage 06 Nov 12 - 10:44 PM
Bobert 06 Nov 12 - 10:48 PM
Lonesome EJ 06 Nov 12 - 10:54 PM
Ron Davies 06 Nov 12 - 10:57 PM
Lonesome EJ 06 Nov 12 - 11:06 PM
Phil Cooper 06 Nov 12 - 11:15 PM
Ron Davies 06 Nov 12 - 11:16 PM
ragdall 06 Nov 12 - 11:16 PM
GUEST,Lighter 06 Nov 12 - 11:16 PM
Bill D 06 Nov 12 - 11:17 PM
Charley Noble 06 Nov 12 - 11:18 PM
Ron Davies 06 Nov 12 - 11:19 PM
Stilly River Sage 06 Nov 12 - 11:21 PM
Ron Davies 06 Nov 12 - 11:22 PM
GUEST,Lighter 06 Nov 12 - 11:29 PM
Little Hawk 06 Nov 12 - 11:31 PM
Ron Davies 06 Nov 12 - 11:33 PM
Henry Krinkle 06 Nov 12 - 11:39 PM
GUEST,Lighter 06 Nov 12 - 11:59 PM
Don Firth 07 Nov 12 - 12:02 AM
Ron Davies 07 Nov 12 - 12:03 AM
ragdall 07 Nov 12 - 12:04 AM
Ron Davies 07 Nov 12 - 12:06 AM
Henry Krinkle 07 Nov 12 - 12:09 AM
michaelr 07 Nov 12 - 12:26 AM
Little Hawk 07 Nov 12 - 12:31 AM
Lonesome EJ 07 Nov 12 - 12:35 AM
frogprince 07 Nov 12 - 12:35 AM
Ron Davies 07 Nov 12 - 12:37 AM
Ron Davies 07 Nov 12 - 12:52 AM
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Subject: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Bobert
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 09:23 PM

Hmmmmmm???/

Seems that there ain't much activity below the line tonight...

Could it be that folks are watching the election results or that marathon "I Love Lucy" rerun thing going on cable...

B;~)


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: kendall
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 09:32 PM

I just got a note from my friend, Angus King who is the projected winner in the race for the seat that Senator Snowe quit last Spring.
I knew he could do it.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: pdq
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 09:39 PM

Romney is holding a 3%-6% lead in the popular vote.

Right about what I predicted at 5.9%.

He can still lose if a few "swing states" go the wrong way, but that is unlikely.

Democrats can be happy about the Senate which shows a possible blowout, even though many more Democrats were up this cycle.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: GUEST,999
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 09:41 PM

First time in 30-ish years I've wished I had a TV.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: michaelr
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 09:42 PM

Looks like Elizabeth Warren is winning. She would be a welcome voice of reason in the Senate.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 09:46 PM

Listenin' to NPR. No TV.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Bobert
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 09:54 PM

Angus King will caucus with the dems... Lizzie Warren took out Scott Brown... The Dem in Indiana beat Mourdock...

I'm wrong... The Dems are going to take 2-3 more seats in the Senate...

Obama ain't gonna have the dream Senate but he's gonna have a better one...

Things lookin' good for Dems...

B~


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Ron Davies
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 10:20 PM

PA called for Obama. NH called for Obama. Both states Romney had hopes for.

CO senator says CO will go for Obama--have no idea what his logic is.

Could be a long night--unless OH is called for Obama. If so, Romney's path gets very narrow.

Romney's crowd at his HQ is subdued at this point.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Lonesome EJ
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 10:20 PM

;>)


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Ron Davies
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 10:21 PM

NM just called for Obama.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: ragdall
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 10:22 PM

Raises hand
We're watching, Bobert, but not constantly.

999,
No TV needed, the major networks are all on your computer. You aren't missing much on the TV. The TV is full of talking heads, who are, well... just talking. I doubt that the numbers will be in until after midnight PST.

rags


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Bill D
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 10:32 PM

Yep... watching- knowing the west coast is pretty safe and Mitt would need 6 of the 7 battleground states.

Looks pretty good so far.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Ron Davies
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 10:33 PM

WI called for Obama

Elizabeth Warren wins in MA.   That was not a slam-dunk--even in a Democratic state.    Scott Brown knew how to tailor his appeal.   And she had some baggage.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: number 6
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 10:36 PM

No .... just taking a break from some photo editing work for a project I have been assigned ... to me that is more meaningful than the Amerikan election. I should say I find the Madcat and to be more entertaining than the politikal machine.

After all ... after the hooopala dies down things will remain the same old,same old mess ... let's face it kids, whomever wins will be controlled by the corporate/miltary oligarchy that's been running the show since around the Reagan days.

Well ... back to my work.

biLL .... ;)


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Don Firth
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 10:38 PM

Watching now. Back later.

Don Firth


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Henry Krinkle
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 10:40 PM

number 6. Another sensible 'catter.
=(:-( ))


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 10:44 PM

I have been going back and forth, radio and TV. NPR goes to the local station and we have a hotly contested local race to listen for news of. PBS is just national, but I listen there because I don't want to fool with the local commercial network stations.

That said, I'm going to give the news a time out and watch a movie, just to do something totally non-political this evening.

SRS


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Bobert
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 10:48 PM

Big night for Dems...

B~


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Lonesome EJ
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 10:54 PM

McCaskill retains her seat against Mr Legitimate Rape


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Ron Davies
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 10:57 PM

Obama now ahead in FL.   Talking heads say if Romney loses FL, he's dead in the water.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Lonesome EJ
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 11:06 PM

West Coast polls are closed, CNN projections coming fast now. I believe this will be called for Obama within an hour


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Phil Cooper
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 11:15 PM

I figure I'll hear on the news who won, when I'm heading to the day job at 4:30 am.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Ron Davies
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 11:16 PM

CA, WA called for Obama

IA also.


And, just now OH.    If that holds, that's the end.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: ragdall
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 11:16 PM

YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: GUEST,Lighter
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 11:16 PM

Fox News Channel announces the re-election of President Obama.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Bill D
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 11:17 PM

Done deal!

Lies, cheating and voter suppression lose!


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Charley Noble
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 11:18 PM

MSNBC has also called the race for Obama.

Charley Noble


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Ron Davies
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 11:19 PM

275 electoral votes for the President.   

And FL still unclear.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 11:21 PM

NPR also called it. Good!

Now it's time for sour grapes from Songwronger, Henry Krinkle aka. . . , Gust from InSanity, etc. Bring it on.

SRS


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Ron Davies
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 11:22 PM

All we need now is a few--very entertaining--explanations from the conspiracy theory fans we are graced with at Mudcat as to why their ideas somehow didn't pan out.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: GUEST,Lighter
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 11:29 PM

Karl Rove on Fox says Romney can still win Ohio and the election.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Little Hawk
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 11:31 PM

Stilly, Henry Krinkle can't stand either Obama or Romney. He already said he voted Green in this election, and he knows the Green Party isn't going to win, obviously.

Most Canadians (myself included) will be delighted if Romney loses...and it looks like he has. His brand of politics would sink like a stone in Canada. He'd be lucky to get even 1/4 of the vote here.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Ron Davies
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 11:33 PM

Those of you who aren't watching on TV are in fact missing something. It's not anything any talking head says.   But just seeing the Obama crowd---we really are a melting pot, affirming the picture of 2008.   And the GOP are dinosaurs who are just sinking in their own tarpit--aging white males (and some aging white females) (Looks like Romney took the majority of both--but the days of that being enough are over.)

Especially the incredibly stupid attitude they have on immigration.

Now maybe that will start changing. (Don't hold your breath.)


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Henry Krinkle
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 11:39 PM

Thank you, LH. Yes. I voted for the Green woman.
I don't why no Mudcatters are Green. Most of you agree with their platform.
We need a wider choice. Not TweedleDumb and TweedleDumber.
=(:-( ))


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: GUEST,Lighter
Date: 06 Nov 12 - 11:59 PM

Rove is now telling Fox News analysts that they had no basis to call Ohio for Obama or announce his re-election, and that Romney can still win.

Quite a remarkable exchange, actually.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Don Firth
Date: 07 Nov 12 - 12:02 AM

Quadruple WHOOPIE!!

Local races look like they're shaping up nicely, too. All the numbers not in yet, but it looks very good!

Don Firth


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Ron Davies
Date: 07 Nov 12 - 12:03 AM

And now stay tuned for 2016--when TX is a swing state?


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: ragdall
Date: 07 Nov 12 - 12:04 AM

I think you may have to wait until Wednesday to get the final numbers? Romney is going to wait. He's not giving up.

rags


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Ron Davies
Date: 07 Nov 12 - 12:06 AM

WETA says that even without OH, the President has 271--so far. Maybe more.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Henry Krinkle
Date: 07 Nov 12 - 12:09 AM

Prez al-Obama. Puppet of Wall Street.
=(:-( ))


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: michaelr
Date: 07 Nov 12 - 12:26 AM

303 to 203 looks like a landslide to me.

Not that I'm ecstatic -- I'd prefer Kucinich.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Little Hawk
Date: 07 Nov 12 - 12:31 AM

It looks like a landslide because of the way the electoral college functions. The popular vote divide was so close, it could hardly have been much closer.

I'd prefer Kucinich too! But it ain't gonna happen.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Lonesome EJ
Date: 07 Nov 12 - 12:35 AM

Obama finally leading popular vote, by 16,000 votes.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: frogprince
Date: 07 Nov 12 - 12:35 AM

Looks like we at least dodged one big bullet. Please let's not have this be another "Dewey Wins".


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Ron Davies
Date: 07 Nov 12 - 12:37 AM

I hear he's leading by 5,000 votes.   We are, to put it mildly, polarized.


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Ron Davies
Date: 07 Nov 12 - 12:52 AM

And now, finally, the important news of the night--after all that trivia above.

In CO, marijuana for recreation is now legal (small amount).


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Henry Krinkle
Date: 07 Nov 12 - 12:54 AM

Gore won. Remember?
=(:-( 0)


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: Don Firth
Date: 07 Nov 12 - 12:54 AM

Romney has just officially conceded.

Don Firth


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: JohnInKansas
Date: 07 Nov 12 - 12:56 AM

MSNBC is giving the Pres to Obama, with only Florida, Vermont, and Nevada uncounted.

Theres a fair chance that Dems will take the majority in the Senate, with about 6 seats undecided; but since the only thing that counts in the Senate is who's chairman in the committees and can block anything that might help from coming to the floor for consideration, that's not too significant.

The Repugnantcrats only need 10 undecided seats in the House to get an even split, with 75 still undecided; but that doesn't matter as long as nothing can come out of the Senate. (About 75 seats still undecided.)

(MSNBC.com has about as good a "tracker" as I've found, and shold be as reliable as any; but they're redirecting to an "election results" page that I haven't been able to snatch a useful url from to make a link. You might find it by just putting "msnbc.com" in your browser(?)) - if you care.

John


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Subject: RE: BS: Anyone watching election results???
From: GUEST,999
Date: 07 Nov 12 - 01:06 AM

After this election, it will be interesting to see which polling companies were skewing results in hopes of influencing the election. It would be great to see them skewered (hoisted on their own) and bankrupted (fucked) as a result. IMO.

Sometimes, nails is real tough.


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