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  •  Bloomberg: US says Ukraine Must Probe for fraud (none)
    Yeah, don't you like the Bloomberg headline? http://lawnorder.dailykos.com/comments/2004/11/22/19501/966/43#43

    The Bloomberg headline from google news:

    "Ukraine Must Probe Presidential Election Fraud, U.S. Govt Says"

    Just take out a few key words from the article, however:

    The U.S. government said * must investigate charges of fraud in the Nov. 21 run-off presidential election that prompted more than half a million people to take to the streets to protest preliminary results.

    ``These charges need to be thoroughly investigated and cleared up before the international community can have confidence that the results of the * elections reflect the will of the people,'' U.S. State Department spokesman Adam Ereli said yesterday, according to an e-mailed transcript.

    ...

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said polling didn't meet international standards and U.S. Senator Richard Lugar, monitoring the vote in the capital, , said the government helped rig the election.

    ...

    ``We call on the * authorities to curb additional abuse and fraud, to uphold its international commitments to democracy and human rights, and to act to ensure an outcome that reflects the will of the * people,'' Ereli said, according to the transcript. ``Should, in the final analysis, this election prove to be fundamentally flawed and tarnished, we would certainly need to review our relations with the **.''

    Which country are we talking about, again?

    For 56 millions of us Americans .. WAR is a moral issue

    by lawnorder on Mon Nov 22, 2004 at 07:00:13 PM PST

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    •  Oh sweet irony!!! Just wish we could... (none)
      ....get at least as much attention focused on saving our franchise!

      I'm trying to jump on that steamroller and it sure would be helpful if all our concerned Democrats [and all those Republicans who know their party has been hijacked] would stop being asphalt and start assaulting the steamroller with me.

      We will prevail.

      •  In fairness to apathetic Americans (none)
        They never had their Democracy, their Freedom and their future pulled out from under them by thieves. All those other countries had it in a not so distant history. They won't stand for it AGAIN.

        A "virgin" America electorate still trusts that it's "boyfriend" Bush will act honorably in a car ride alone in the desert with no one around... Democracy "rape" victims know better...

        For 56 millions of us Americans .. WAR is a moral issue

        by lawnorder on Tue Nov 23, 2004 at 12:29:48 AM PST

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        •  Well, those of us who do know better.... (none)
          ....had best decide soon if we are going to attack the neocon steamroller as it systematically paves every hint that a democracy once existed in the good ol' USoA.

          Peace.

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