I’ve been getting a lot of fascinating correspondence about the presidential election, much of it dealing with the technology used by the Obama campaign. It documents a remarkable degree of precision that the Obama foot soldiers and cyberwarriors brought to bear on the American electorate, right down to identifying potential voters who might, if approached in the proper way, go to a voting booth and support their candidate. (Snip)“We knew exactly who we had to go get.” Instead of an American political manager, put those words in the mouth of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei,
Big difference n the cost of buying an election here compared to Iran. Adinnerjacket handed out potatoes before his last election to win,we have to give away Obamaphones and big screen TV´s to buy ours.
When Obama gave Mark Penn $6 million in stimulus,people shrugged it off as paying of Hillary´s debt to him. But Penn has become a master at so called micro polling and could have possibly given Obama the target areas to reap voters. Even still,we´ve won elections before with 96% black turnout for the dems. Latinos gave that a boost but I still think it came down to Obama simply stealing the election and all this other crap is to cover that up.
Romney simply being a Mormon could have cost him enough votes to win if you consider Huckabee type evangelicals that think Mormonism is a cult. They´d rather have a self destructive president than cave in on their principles over Mormonism.
I know of at least two well-educated (just credentials)women who voted for obama and insisted that the people who were against him were uneducated and unpatriotic. Neither woman had read his books, researched his background or his voting record while in public office, or his record as community organizer (all 2? years), or his associations with highly questionable people. They had zero knowledge about prior tax cuts(even jfk´s tax cuts) and their effect on our economy and no knowledge about how his social liberal policies destroy the very soul of this country. But they do have college degrees and consider themselves superior in every way. And both will vote for hillary.
I still say it was all of the districts/counties in the swing states that had 141% voter turn-out........176K registered voters and 276 votes for zero. That is what won the election for the Fraud in the WH. \
Back to paper ballots and NO early voting! Register a minimum of 30 days prior to election with proof of citizenship and stop ´motor voter´ applications!
If, as an obedient marionette beholden to your inner circle of string-pullers, you ever thought handing out pamphlets while standing on street corners in Chicago wasn’t a strategy to eventually win the American Presidency, think again! Oh, and if you had the overwhelming majority of America’s Mainstream Media as your complicit combination backup force and rooting section, enthusiastically willing and able to invent, omit or distort rather than report the news, that would be of significant assistance as well.
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Bad Dog, 12/11/2012 8:49:57 AM (No. 9059132)
´´the ... regime, for example, blocked communications when things got hot. Internet was blocked, satellites were jammed, cell networks were shut down. Then, the tyrants got smarter. They learned to track down the users of the social media, with deadly results. They soon knew who they had to go get.´´
Who, and where. THIS is why I stay away from those technologies. Not that I do anything illegal... I just object to being tracked like herd cattle.
Communication is everything, though. Have you ever really thought about what you would do, could do, if TV broadcasting, internet, and cell service all QUIT? Strategic EMP´s could effectively even incapacitate your CAR.
Cut communication, then cut supply lines, and you have total subjugation. We then become Wolverines, at best.
As night follows day, one knew that analysis of how and why Odama (my spelling) won, was going to go on and on. I suppose if it helps some to grieve better, it´s all worth reading. I personally have to eschew it. Reasons don´t change the result.
Someone has mentioned that many evangelicals had a problem with voting for a Mormon. This is so stupid. No one asked them to abandon their principles. If they had a leak in their faucet would they ask the religious beliefs of a plumber? If they employed an accountant would he have to be evangelical? We needed someone with Romney´s abilities. What difference did it make if his religion believes the moon is made of green cheese? He did not try to evangelize MA. He left it with a surplus. He improved the schools. He was a superior businessman. We had his record to go on. There are not many like him, if any, and we lost our chance to let him save our Republic. He was willing to do the work we needed done. He will never run again.
Campaigns are easy to run in the tech era. You can buy all of the voter information you need from companies who specialize in gathering voter data from government agencies who conduct elections.
For instance, this data includes people who are registered, voted in each election, party affiliation, and so on. Put this data together along with census and current residential data and you have a plethora of information that tells you who the cheaters are, votes are cast from each residence and you get the picture. Expand this to a national level and you are in business. I would also put a proposition on the ballot in each border state setting out penalties against people who illegally vote and make it applicable to present and future elections. Jail time should be included for stealing and canceling out your vote.
The voting trends also change from local to county to state to national elections. Some people always vote in federal elections, but don´t bother with local ones. If you have a local issue don´t put it on the ballot in a Presidential election year because people who don´t vote local normally will sway your election with ignorance. That also works the other way around. One thing to remember is that most politicians get their start at the local level and go up the election ladder from there. Elect your own people locally and cut the opposition off before they get started.
All I am saying is politics is a tough business and you have to look for all advantages where you find them. Not using all of the data out there is criminal. I don´t think the GOP is on board yet.
There were a lot of missing voters in his election, who if they had showed up should have voted for the Republican candidate.
Nobody knows for sure, but it looks like a lot of narrow minded conservatives just could not vote for a Mormon, especially one who the liberal Democrats successfully demonized for months without any effective response coming from him.
In a way Romney was just like G. W. Bush, who also would not defend his actions and policies, in the end both gave the country Barack Obama and his progressive actions and policies.
#4 and #7 have my vote for the biggest reason why Romney lost the election. Also Romney should never have hired the McCain people to run his campaign. If it didn´t work for McCain, why would he think they would be more successful for him?
I just pray that in 2016 the Republicans stop trying to be nice and will call a spade a spade (and I´m not being a racist using that phrase). In addition whomever our candidate hires to run the campaign, they need to quit handcuffing or duck-taping their VP candidate. If a good VP candidate fits then let him/her be what they are good at doing.
I will never be convinced that Obama really won the election. Why on earth the Republicans ever agreed to not question the possibility of fraud a couple of decades ago is a huge mystery and they need to cancel their pledge. This is war - now damn it go out an win it!
The following is quoted from Pravda the Russian newspaper:"Obama Was Re-Elected by "illiterate Society". The last paragraph reads: " Recently, Obama has been re-elected for a 2nd term by an illiterate society and he is ready to continue his lies of less taxes while he raises them. He gives speeches of peace and love in the world while he promotes wars as he did in Egypt, Libya and Syria. He plans his next war is with Iran as he fires or demotes his generals who get in the way."
I´d look to absentee voters. They don´t even have to leave the house to be bought off. Then there´s the Voter ID fiasco. Hustlers have a knack of being able to exploit our weaknesses. The Constitutional Right to Vote that we hold so dear is bent into a pretzel to support their voter shenanigans. I blame the Republicans for not exposing the deceit on the left.
Romney´s nomination ensured an ABO vote. Yes, there was enthusiasm towards the end because we were assured an end to a dictatorship. But I never felt Romney would put an end to big government, so I voted ABO. That and voter fraud gave us Obama. If we had a candidate who was considerably different (aka: conservative) than Obama, or tougher voting practices...either of those things would have done the job.
These articles will tell you all about a long ago case brought by the Dems vs Republicans and the Judge who ruled on that case and why the Judge comes out of retirement every year to renew the consent decree. Very interesting.
Very few posters on this thread seem to have read the entire article. Everybody, please do so now. And recall that at least twice, the White House asked true believers to rat out their friends family & acquaintances who expressed dissent from Obama Ben Ghazi´s new order.
I was gonna say.... this article is about how the new totalitarians can use the social media, your fancy phones and your blogs against you. It´s a warning telling you about what has happened in countries like Iran.
Sure, there´s the stuff about really organized get-out-the-vote at the beginning but the line ´We Knew Exactly Who...´ is totally scary in the contact of the bottom half of the article.
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