Abdullah leads in first official results from Afghan vote

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my2sons wrote:

The voting issue sounds like ours during the 19th century. Remember, America had questionable voting in the 1800′s. Lincoln’s election had double voting.

Apr 13, 2014 9:10am EDT  --  Report as abuse
PopUp wrote:

Remember in 2004 when there was questionable votes in Florida and the Presidency was decided by the Supreme Court?

Apr 13, 2014 11:11am EDT  --  Report as abuse
PopUp wrote:

Remember in 2004 when there was questionable votes in Florida and the Presidency was decided by the Supreme Court?

Apr 13, 2014 11:11am EDT  --  Report as abuse
PopUp wrote:

Remember in 2004 when there was questionable votes in Florida and the Presidency was decided by the Supreme Court?

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AZ1811 wrote:

Voter fraud or no the result will be a Karzai clone only interested in how much money he will be able to stash away before the Americans leave. And no matter what his name is, “corrupt” will be his middle name. It’s a requirement there.

Apr 13, 2014 1:00pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
2Borknot2B wrote:

AZ1811, Corrupt seems to be the theme everywhere! L.

Apr 13, 2014 2:14pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
blogoleum wrote:

“Video clips of people stuffing ballot boxes are circulating on the Internet, but it unclear which candidate would have benefited most from such activity.”

The heuristics of this scenario offer conspiracy as fact, without tangible proof of anything other than the statement itself, and whatever the reader wishes to infer, and ultimately – posit.

A weak central government will distribute foreign aide dollars.

Local clerics will continue to guide and protect their People.

Modern scholars and laymen have a problem accepting that the only way to secure Afghanistan is to colonize it, which is illegal,stupid, costly, would take a long time and kill millions.

Afghanistan is a land-locked organ of the Ummah. We should not harm them, or interfere in their internal relationships.

Apr 13, 2014 2:22pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
yubamary wrote:

@AZ1811, and 2Borkno2B you are both correct. I for one think we should stay out of other peoples business and stop contributing money
to them. I feel for our warriors and want them home and I don’t want their deaths and injuries to have been pointless, but we should have left there a long time ago. Instead we deal with their leaders who
really don’t care about the welfare of the people. They just continue to take our money and goods and laugh all the way to the bank.

Apr 13, 2014 2:39pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
111Dave111 wrote:

I have got to Laugh: “A third candidate, Zalmay Rassoul,
backed by two of Karzai’s brothers, trailed far behind with 9.8 percent.”

The Pashtun ‘vote’ was split between the Taliban (who didn’t vote)
and the Karzai family / ‘Greed’ faction.

It looks good for the future of Afghanistan.

Apr 13, 2014 5:00pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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