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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Actually, Democrats had a lot to do with putting Bush in office too. Remember the butterfly ballot, which was so confusing that thousands of voters, including hundreds of Jews, ended up voting for Buchanan, instead of Gore, as they intended? That butterfly ballot was created by a Democrat. Just sayin'.
    As a side note, I have a law professor who does a ton of election law. He has one of the actual voting stations and ballots they used. He had three different law students try to vote on it, and these are bright students who knew going into it exactly what the problems with it were. But still, TWO of the three ended up voting wrong.... You're supposed to slide the ballot in to this thing until it "snaps in place" according to the directions, but there isn't really any snapping. One of them pushed it in too far, until it wouldn't go any further, and it was up too high in the machine so when you pushed the chad through you were actually on the wrong row. The other one did the thing where you end up voting for the wrong candidate because you can't tell which row aligns with which hole. It really is unclear how you're supposed to do it... What an idiotic mess...
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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by nota bene View Post
    Ah, yes. Humming a few notes of "The Ballad of the Hanging Chad" as I ponder.

    As a non-partisan comment, what I haven't understood in the past two elections is why various counties haven't made sure their machines and etc. are voting-ready. Seems like this is a task you'd take care of for a November election now. But my bet is that there's going to be a demi-crisis somewhere because election officials aren't thinking about it.
    I think it has something to do with contracts being given out based upon campaign contributions, as opposed to competence.
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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT View Post
    I think it has something to do with contracts being given out based upon campaign contributions, as opposed to competence.
    That's what it's always about!
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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Each state controls it's own voter registration lists. However, Florida has had a long history of Jim Crow, and voter suppression, so much so that any plan it comes up with, in regard to voting, must be reviewed by the Federal government to assure that it complies with the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and the 14th Amendment, both of which the State of Florida has violated time and time again, thus making Federal review of it's programs necessary.

    Ok, prove it...What was the last time that Florida violated the 14th amendment?

    Isn't this just another in the long line of Holder's war on states that don't want illegals voting, or being here illegally?

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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    1) They are both 91 years old.

    2) Both were born in the United States.

    3) They both were declared non-citizens by the State of Florida.

    4) BOTH FOUGHT IN WORLD WAR II, AND ONE OF THEM IS EVEN A WAR HERO.
    Quote Originally Posted by vendur View Post
    You forgot(I know it kinda debnks your whole bogus premise):
    5. They both are not democrats

    6. The both are not hispanic,

    The sky is falling, the sky is falling!
    Cluelessness seems to be a prerequisite for membership in the Tea Party

    Having two white, male, non-Dem, military veterans on the purge list may show that racism is a "bogus premise" but it also shows that the methods used in creating the list are completely wrong. So why is Governor Voldemort considering resistance to the DoJ order to 'cease and desist'?

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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    BTW, how do you say Jim Crow in Spanish?
    Diego Corneja.


    ... But I disagree with you and support state efforts against voting fraud.

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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Ok, prove it...What was the last time that Florida violated the 14th amendment?

    Isn't this just another in the long line of Holder's war on states that don't want illegals voting, or being here illegally?

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    Are you seriously trying to defend disenfranchisement of US citizens or did you just not read what was happening?
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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by JayDubya View Post
    Diego Corneja.


    ... But I disagree with you and support state efforts against voting fraud.
    Neither the Democrats nor Republicans are interested in "efforts against voting fraud." Both are interested in winning by any means necessary. I think we all know that if this were Democrats purging the rolls, the Republican Trolls on this board would be jumping up and down screaming about how it's a conspiracy. Of course, since it's a Republican doing it, it's a measure to stop illegals from voting.


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    This issue has been plowed more times than Paris Hilton.
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    Too bad we have to observe human rights.

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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Are you seriously trying to defend disenfranchisement of US citizens or did you just not read what was happening?
    He doesn't care. Republicans did it, so it must be good.


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    This issue has been plowed more times than Paris Hilton.
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    Re: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    It's not up to the Federal government to fix Florida's problem. It's up to Florida, and until Florida does fix it's problem, the Feds will be watching them, and putting a stop to anything they attempt to do that breaks the law.
    Uh....it is the Federal Governments problem to fix the illegal immigration problem by sealing off the border. If they would do that and purge the illegals already here with a few simple steps Florida wouldn't have to do what they have done. Take away their ability to get legitimate jobs with phony or stolen social security numbers. The SSA and IRS are all too well aware of multiple people using a single social security number. One lady from California had 81 people in 17 states using hers and this isn't a unique story. With modern computer databases, it wouldn't be hard to pluck out all the duplicate or non issued users excepting the original issuee. Then send notices to their employers the duplicate users payments are coming from that there appears to be an error and they must verify the social security number within 30 days or face massive fines and jail time. Enforcement had a ripple effect back in 2006 when IFCO (wooden palette maker) got caught in a Government sting. A local area electronics maker fired 88 employees that couldn't produce a valid SSN and they weren't under scrutiny by ICE. The jobs were quickly filled with citizens. E-Verify must become manditory, no exceptions and used to verify citizenship for any government benefits. Take away their ability to get legitimate jobs with forged paperwork and they will go home on their own. This is a simple cost effective way to open up several million existing jobs to citizens out of work. It will also save Billions in Government benefits going to those who circumvented the legal immigration process.
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