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January 5, 2009

Al Franken to Be Handed Coleman's Senate Seat

Benjamin Franklin said the Founding Fathers had given us a republic, "if you can keep it." Unfortunately, it appears that we can't:

Democrat Al Franken will be declared the winner of the tight U.S. Senate contest in Minnesota, emerging from a ballot recount with a slim margin over Republican Norm Coleman, state officials said on Sunday.

It would be impossible to find someone less qualified for the Senate than the tax-dodging, corrupt, and conspicuously unfunny professional clown Al Franken. Even the left-wing Minnesota Star Tribune endorsed his Republican opponent Norm Coleman. Unsurprisingly, Coleman won the election.

But the election process in Minnesota is overseen by Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, who has links to George Soros and the extremely unsavory ultra-left outfits Moveon.org and ACORN. Since the election was close, they just kept counting the votes and discovering new votes until they got the results they wanted. As FDR's Uncle Joe said:

Those who cast the votes decide nothing. Those who count the votes decide everything.

Too bad Ritchie et al. couldn't conjure up imaginary listeners like they can phony voters. Franken would still be on Air America, causing relatively little damage.

Here's the face of the decline and fall of the rule of law in America:

frankenbunny.jpg

The absurdity of corrupt Democrat apparatchiks seizing a Senate seat from its rightful owner and handing it to a third-rate comedian doesn't do much to mitigate the horror.

On a tip from Varla.

Posted by Van Helsing at January 5, 2009 7:25 AM

Comments

It was a foregone conclusion Frankendick would be awarded the Senate seat. If the votes didnt exist, they would be manufactured.

Posted by: Anonymous at January 5, 2009 7:40 AM

The state bird of MINNESOTA is the COMMON LOON but its still more intellegent then AL FREAKLAND

Posted by: SPURWING PLOVER at January 5, 2009 7:42 AM

Every recount accomplished that favored Coleman was thrown out. It's clear to everyone on the planet who cares that no recount was going to be acceptable unless Franken the commucrat was on top. What an ungodly travesty that a heinous, lowlife piece of vomitus would be allowed to steal any office in this country. Were I a citizen of Minn. I'd be raising hell like no other. This is inexcusable.

Posted by: fellowes at January 5, 2009 7:49 AM

Minnesota, you are now America's biggest joke. Florida thanks you.

Posted by: V the K at January 5, 2009 7:53 AM

Just like his libtard radio show he will fail.

Posted by: Wathcing at January 5, 2009 7:54 AM

I really don't understand Minnesota. I used to travel there on business quite a bit, and the people there were the nicest, straight-up, morally solid citizens. How can they allow this obvious theft by a creep to occur? I don't care if you're a D or an R. This is not an appropriate man for the job.

And, Oh God, that picture. My stomach is rolling.

Posted by: Karin at January 5, 2009 8:30 AM

On November 6th I told my friends that the mess wiyh Blago was misdirection so the dems. could steal the seat in Minn. They already knew the Ill. seat was safely in dem hands but needed a distraction to steal the seat for Franken.

Posted by: John at January 5, 2009 8:37 AM

This is the second time the democrats have used the recount process to steal a major position (Christine Gregoire, governor of Washngton in 2004), and they came close to stealing the Presidency in 2000. Since then then, Soros backed operatives have been installed in Secretary of State positions all over the country. If this outright and brazen stealing of an election with national implications is allowed stand, then the entire federal government has lost its legitimacy. If the rule of law is not upheld, the only outcomes are tyrrany or revolution.

Posted by: Beef at January 5, 2009 9:06 AM

Coleman is too nice.

He thought he could use measured words in a knife fight. Personally, I believe the US deserves better than Franken in the Senate, but I also believe Minnesota (and Republicans in general) deserved a better fight from Coleman and the GOP.

Posted by: Rougman at January 5, 2009 9:17 AM

Al Franken in the senate? OK. Will he serve about a hundred days and start running for the Presidency? This could happen if Obama by some totally unexpected fluke of nature turns out to be even a little more sane than the Libs thought he was. With Franken there would be no risk--he really is completely insane, incompentent, and useless. And he won't change, he can't! Because above all he is also stupid.

Posted by: SnowSnake at January 5, 2009 9:19 AM

It's interesting what happens when Republicans like Norm Coleman and John McCain "take the high road" and refuse to fight their opponents.

They lose.

This must be why the liberal establishment is always telling Republicans to "take the high road."

Posted by: V the K at January 5, 2009 10:37 AM

I think it's awesome Franken has won.

Gov. Jesse "The Body" and now Senator Franken, who would have guessed Minnesota had that kind of talent hiding under the snow?

But on a more serious not, please. Could he possibly be worse then what's been in Washington the last eight years? Bush, Cheney, Rove, Rumsfeld, et al. At least Al seems to want to do something constructive.

Besides how much damage could he possibly do? He's the freakin' Senator from Minnesota.

Posted by: Texas D at January 5, 2009 12:10 PM

Jeez, you could warn a fella. I'll never get that image out of my head now.
I just want to smack that stupid uneven smirk off his stupid, lisping face.

Posted by: Geronimo at January 5, 2009 12:56 PM

Texas D;


At least Al seems to want to do something constructive

They all *seem* to *want* to do something constructive. Let me ask you this: What was the last constructive thing that Al Franken actually DID?

Besides how much damage could he possibly do? He's the freakin' Senator from Minnesota

Well, in a Senate this close, in which the Democrats may end up with a filibuster-proof majority by a margin of one seat, a hell of a lot of damage. Appointments? Rubber-stamped. Treaties? Rubber-stamped. God help us.

Posted by: hiram at January 5, 2009 1:13 PM

It's OK. Let him have the seat. He'll be such an immediate embarrassment and loose cannon, the Dems will make sure he has a place under the bus with Wright & Co.

This guy will self destruct and leave a humiliating black eye on the Dem party that will be hard to erase.

Posted by: matt at January 5, 2009 2:17 PM

UHH Texas D........Do you realize that that's the junior senator from Minnesota wearing a FUCKING DIAPER!?

He has already made a fool of himself before becoming a senator.

Did you ever listen to his libtard ass radio show?

Thank you hiram.

Posted by: Watching at January 5, 2009 3:20 PM

Typical Donkey recount:

"Hey! We found some more votes! Golly! Here are some more votes we 'found'! What do you know? MORE votes for the Donkey!"

Posted by: KHarn at January 5, 2009 3:32 PM

Minnesota has a disgraceful record when it comes to national elections. MN deserves the clown and scumbag aL fRanken.

Posted by: MNGOP at January 5, 2009 4:42 PM

http://thehill.com/campaign-2008/cornyn-promises-filibuster-on-franken-seating-2009-01-02.html

You know, our enemies hate us already. Seeing crap like this just makes it easier for them to hate us and for our allies to loose respect for us.

Posted by: Mike at January 5, 2009 5:22 PM

I am talking about the 'election' of Franken not the filibuster. I don't know if the filibuster is still on or not...

Posted by: Mike at January 5, 2009 5:23 PM

Sorry, Minnesotans, but now you're going to get what you deserve. Hope you enjoy this idiot for the next six years; I'm sure we in the rest of the country won't.

Got to agree with V the K: What the hell are the Republicans doing these days? Roll over, bend over, whatever, and take it. If there's not a single fighter left in the Republican Party, willing to suffer the "slings and arrows" of the Idiocrat Party, financed by scum like Soros who want to destroy this nation, then there really is no hope left -- have to move to Turks & Caicos, or somewhere else where the nuclear fallout won't kill me, since the Dhimmis and Mark Levin's "Repubics" will continue to let anyone into this country who wants to come, legal or not, which soon enough will include several Muzzies with high kilo-tonnage atomic bombs.

Yeah, just what this country needs -- more politicians like Al "Where's My Brain?" Franken . . .

Posted by: jc14 at January 5, 2009 7:25 PM

A buddy of mine in Granite Falls, Minnesota says the recount stuff has cost a cool million bucks that actually belongs to the citizens.

Posted by: Glenn Cassel AMH1(AW) USN RET at January 6, 2009 12:37 AM

At least Al seems to want to do something constructive.

Posted by: Texas D at January 5, 2009 12:10 PM

No he doesn't. Like pretty much most Democrats his raison d'etre is NOTBUSH. His entire political platform is NOTBUSH, NOTREPUBLICAN, NOT"NEOCON." Dem supporters have convinced themselves that Bush and Republicans = destructive/evil/bad so thoroughly that the mere act of opposing them is seen as "something constructive."

Posted by: mandible claw at January 6, 2009 3:22 AM

Two perfect compantions AL FREAKLAND and GEORGE STUPIDNOPOLOUS the DUMBNOMIC DUO

Posted by: SPURWING PLOVER at January 6, 2009 8:02 AM