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Report: Woman Wearing 'MIT' Shirt Barred from Voting in Florida
Weekly Standard ^ | November 6, 2012 | DANIEL HALPER

Posted on 11/06/2012 2:12:13 PM PST by ConservativeStatement

A woman wearing an MIT t-shirt was barred from voting Florida, according to a local report. MIT stands for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, not Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

"A woman attempting to vote in West Boca Raton this morning was initially prohibited from entering the polling place because she was wearing a tee shirt with the letters MIT," BocaNewsNow.com reports.

(Excerpt) Read more at weeklystandard.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: florida; mit; voting
Good thing she didn't have B.O.
1 posted on 11/06/2012 2:12:18 PM PST by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

In some places the poll workers are wearing Obama gear or SEIU gear


2 posted on 11/06/2012 2:13:26 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Let me guess about the party and the race/ethnicity of the objector.


3 posted on 11/06/2012 2:14:45 PM PST by beelzepug ("0bama is a feckless crapweasel")
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To: ConservativeStatement

i wore a t-shirt under my jacket when i went to vote this morning- it had a picture of Reagan then the word “HERO” underneath and a picture of obama and the word “ZERO” underneath...i was asked to button my jacket and conceal my shirt...


4 posted on 11/06/2012 2:15:45 PM PST by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: ConservativeStatement

0bama supporters can’t spell.


5 posted on 11/06/2012 2:16:16 PM PST by I want the USA back
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To: ConservativeStatement

Boca Raton?....yeah, they are stupid.......................


6 posted on 11/06/2012 2:16:17 PM PST by Red Badger (Why yes, that was crude and uncalled for......That's why I said it..............)
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To: beelzepug

Well, being as this was in Boca, and the shirt wearer probably originated in Mass., she was likely an 0bamao voter.


7 posted on 11/06/2012 2:16:25 PM PST by ErnBatavia (No tagline until JR gets the snail out of this site....as he promised moons ago.)
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To: GeronL
an election supervisor at the polling place ultimately realized that MIT stands for “Massachusetts Institute of Technology” — a school where students tend to know how to spell


8 posted on 11/06/2012 2:17:14 PM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: ErnBatavia

Boca Raton is COVERED IN Romney signs. Even on the clock tower.


9 posted on 11/06/2012 2:21:22 PM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: ErnBatavia

M.I.T. is an elite technical school — it attracts top students from everywhere. Engineering students tend to be a lot more conservative than liberal arts students. I’d downgrade your “probably” to a “possibly”.


10 posted on 11/06/2012 2:22:42 PM PST by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: ConservativeStatement
I wore my FUBO shirt. Nobody said a thing.
11 posted on 11/06/2012 2:24:12 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: Doogle
an election supervisor at the polling place ultimately realized that MIT stands for “Massachusetts Institute of Technology” — a school where students tend to know how to spell

Harvard students can't count, MIT students can't read
12 posted on 11/06/2012 2:24:51 PM PST by FewsOrange
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To: ConservativeStatement

Poll workers should have to demonstrate that they can “fog” a mirror before allowing them to work there.


13 posted on 11/06/2012 2:25:53 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Stop the freeloader REVENGE against America! Vote on November 6th!)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA
Engineering students tend to be a lot more conservative than liberal arts students because they have to work with the real world as opposed to dream fairy land.
14 posted on 11/06/2012 2:26:38 PM PST by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: Red Badger

Translate the name of the town, Please. Does it mean Rat Mouth?


15 posted on 11/06/2012 2:27:28 PM PST by Surrounded_too
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To: Surrounded_too

Correct.......Boca Chica = Girl’s Mouth.........


16 posted on 11/06/2012 2:29:22 PM PST by Red Badger (Why yes, that was crude and uncalled for......That's why I said it..............)
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To: Surrounded_too

From yesterday:

http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2012/11/05/Fla-mayor-irked-by-poor-pronunciations/UPI-71371352151257/

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 5 (UPI) — The mayor of Boca Raton, Fla., says her desire to hear people properly pronounce her city’s name may lead to slapping an “e” at the end.

Boca Raton Mayor Susan Whelchel said she cringes when she hears someone pronounce “Raton” as if it rhymes with “baton” instead of “ra-tone,” the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported Monday. An ordinance in 1982 attempting to halt the mispronunciations failed to pass.


17 posted on 11/06/2012 2:29:29 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: reg45

Yep. Also, the math requires mental discipline — OTOH, Post Modern literary criticism (for instance) requires a certain level of detachment from reality. Actually, it requires a complete denial of the concept of “reality”.


18 posted on 11/06/2012 2:30:09 PM PST by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: beelzepug
MIT stands for “Massachusetts Institute of Technology” — a school where students tend to know how to spell and how to build lasers that can vaporize idiots.
19 posted on 11/06/2012 2:32:52 PM PST by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
She should have worn this version, the librats would have no clue:


20 posted on 11/06/2012 2:35:03 PM PST by Momaw Nadon ("...with the ultimate goal of ending tyranny in our world.")
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To: Doogle

That was pretty funny


21 posted on 11/06/2012 2:37:52 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: ConservativeStatement

But a huge mural promoting 0 is OK?


22 posted on 11/06/2012 2:38:34 PM PST by I want the USA back
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To: Momaw Nadon

OK....I’ll bite. What’s that mean?


23 posted on 11/06/2012 2:39:53 PM PST by eddie willers
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To: Momaw Nadon

OK....I’ll bite. What’s that mean?


24 posted on 11/06/2012 2:39:54 PM PST by eddie willers
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Somewhat true, Somewhat true, not true, but I’ll take Cal Tech over MIT.


25 posted on 11/06/2012 2:40:11 PM PST by Usagi_yo
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To: ConservativeStatement
I hope it was red. (I made sure I wore red to the polls today.)


26 posted on 11/06/2012 2:41:01 PM PST by maggief ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

I guess it is a law, you can’t vote with a candidate T shirt here in FL.


27 posted on 11/06/2012 2:41:14 PM PST by libbylu
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To: eddie willers

Here’s a clue, Eddie: the first is a re-write of Einstein’s famous equation, as ‘find M=’. The expressions each find a letter, the first being “M”


28 posted on 11/06/2012 2:44:05 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: eddie willers
OK....I’ll bite. What’s that mean?

E = Mc2
E/c2 = M

the best-known imaginary number, "the square root of -1," is represented by "i"

Ideal gas law in equation form: PV=nRT [where T means temperature]
PV = nRT
PV/nR = T

Therefore this is obviously a Mit Romney dog whistle, and no one should wear it anywhere near a polling place. For one thing, it will clash with the Obama mural.

29 posted on 11/06/2012 2:51:32 PM PST by Lonely Bull
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To: MHGinTN

I always knew there was a reason why I turned Hahvard down, and went to MIT instead, :)


30 posted on 11/06/2012 2:52:21 PM PST by Sigurdrifta
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To: MHGinTN
Here’s a clue, Eddie: the first is a re-write of Einstein’s famous equation, as ‘find M=’. The expressions each find a letter, the first being “M”

I am a victim of the "New Math" they tried to cram down our throats in the early 60's. I went from "A"s in math to never better than a C almost all the way through college. I was hopelessly behind until they started letting us use electronic calculators.

31 posted on 11/06/2012 2:54:40 PM PST by eddie willers
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To: eddie willers

Lonely Bull got it correct.


32 posted on 11/06/2012 2:58:32 PM PST by Momaw Nadon ("...with the ultimate goal of ending tyranny in our world.")
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To: FewsOrange

It was the person working the polls that couldn’t read.


33 posted on 11/06/2012 3:01:37 PM PST by wastedyears (The First Law of Heavy Metal: Not all metal is satanic.)
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To: Lonely Bull

Obama probably thinks the ideal gas is found inside a bong pipe/s;)


34 posted on 11/06/2012 3:05:04 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: God luvs America

I wore A Tea Party t-shirt at 07:30 when we voted.
I still have it on.


35 posted on 11/06/2012 3:09:09 PM PST by certrtwngnut (He shrugs!)
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To: God luvs America
That is an all American t-shirt.
36 posted on 11/06/2012 3:13:42 PM PST by carumba (The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made. Groucho)
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To: Frank_2001
Obama probably thinks the ideal gas is found inside a bong pipe/s;)

Oh, that's ChoOhm's Law.

37 posted on 11/06/2012 3:15:52 PM PST by Lonely Bull
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To: reg45

My Chinese wife had and MIT shirt. She said it means “Made in Taiwan”


38 posted on 11/06/2012 3:22:26 PM PST by Fai Mao
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To: ConservativeStatement

Boka Ra-Toe-Ne!


39 posted on 11/06/2012 3:42:53 PM PST by Chong
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To: ConservativeStatement
I would refuse to remove the tee shirt and challenge the poll worker for stupidity.
Follow that up to investigate the system, and whether a******s accepted for polling work have a minimum IQ of 70.

Further, the DOs and DON'Ts of legal behavior should be prominently posted in EVERY FREAKING POLLING PLACE!

40 posted on 11/06/2012 4:14:45 PM PST by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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