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Bill Ayers shows up at Obama vote site to vote; Obama not there

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CHICAGO--Storylines collided on Tuesday at the elementary school in the Hyde Park community were Barack Obama votes,

Before Obama came to the Beulah Shoesmith Elementary School two neighbors who figured heavily in his presidential campaign showed up to vote.

Bill Ayers, the former Weather Underground terrorist now respected educator and his wife, Bernardine Dohrn, another former Weather Underground member now running a legal clinic entered the Shoesmith gym shortly after polls opened at 7 a.m.

Ayers and Dohrn left a few minutes before Obama accompanied by his wife, Michelle and daughters Sasha, 7 and Malia, 10 appeared in the gym to cast his ballot.

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Yes, that's what GREAT Americans DO--they VOTE and VOTE EARLY. (by the way--for how long will he be referred to as 'former weather underground'?--do we call John McSame former BABY KILLER?)

Yes, that's what GREAT Americans DO--they VOTE and VOTE EARLY. (by the way--for how long will he be referred to as 'former weather underground'?--do we call John McSame 'former BOMBER OF CIVILIANS IN AN ILLEGAL WAR?')

Was he a terrorist? I thought the word was guerrila? As in it was political. As in, it was a righteous cause in which NO ONE WAS KILLED. There was an accidental explosion not involving him--he was not there. But because of the GREATER MISCONDUCT OF THE FBI he was not prosecuted for anything. So why not just give it a REST already.

right on bill!! UP THE REPUBLIC!!

A domestic terrorist(Bill Ayers) gets to exercise his right to vote, yet there are questions about our soldiers overseas having their votes count. How nice.I have become absolutely nauseated today upon hearing this news.

Terrorist? I'd say true American HERO. Do you call McSame the 'former bomber of innocent civilians in an illegal war?

I GUESS HE ISN'T A CONVICTED FELON BECAUSE HE
CAN VOTE!
FOX NEWS YOU MADE THIS GUY OUT TO BE A MONSTER,
CAN MONSTER'S REALLY VOTE?
FEAR MONGERS OF THE UNIVERSE, THE MAN IS A
PERSON WHO WORKS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-
CHICAGO!
HE INS'T THE BOOGEY-MAN AS SEAN HANNITY WOULD
HAVE YOU BELIEVE!
OBAMA IN A LANDSLIDE!

i like how everyone is so ignorant on this issue
the man is an anti-American
he is not a former terrorist, he is a terrorist
he has even been quoted that the thing he regrets, is not bombing more

To Trevor:

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Whew... Oh man... Take another quote out of context in an attempt to soil the reputation of a once violent but now reformed contributor to society, please. I need to laugh.

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