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Our Magic Carpet Crashed

OldTimer Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 7:44 AM
It seems that there really IS magic in some places where there are or were far more votes cast than there were registered voters. It was Ohio in 2004 then Wisconsin and Minnesotsa in 2008 and in Florida (so far) in 2012. Of course, it is impossible to determine whether there was an 'overcount' in areas where it didn't take over a 100% turn out to get a certain outcome, sometimes seemingly involving both 'machines' and absentee ballots. It always amazed me how one party could keep 'finding' votes until their candidatre was declared winner. Sheer magic...or something.

Well, you don't know what we can find
Why don't you come with me little girl
On a magic carpet ride
You don't know what we can see
Why don't you tell your dreams to me
Fantasy will set you free
Close your eyes girl
Look inside girl
Let the sound take you away
Magic Carpet Ride

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