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    Officials found guilty in Obama, Clinton ballot petition fraud

    It seems like this kind of stuff is becoming common place with a certain political party, but does the main stream news media give a damn?


    Officials found guilty in Obama, Clinton ballot petition fraud
    By Eric Shawn
    Published April 26, 2013
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    A jury in South Bend, Indiana has found that fraud put President Obama and Hillary Clinton on the presidential primary ballot in Indiana in the 2008 election. Two Democratic political operatives were convicted Thursday night in the illegal scheme after only three hours of deliberations. They were found guilty on all counts.

    Former longtime St. Joseph County Democratic party Chairman Butch Morgan Jr. was found guilty of felony conspiracy counts to commit petition fraud and forgery, and former county Board of Elections worker Dustin Blythe was found guilty of felony forgery counts and falsely making a petition, after being accused of faking petitions that enabled Obama, then an Illinois Senator, to get on the presidential primary ballot for his first run for the White House.
    Officials found guilty in Obama, Clinton ballot petition fraud | Fox News

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    Re: Officials found guilty in Obama, Clinton ballot petition fraud

    it doesn't make any difference.
    Go Vols

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    Re: Officials found guilty in Obama, Clinton ballot petition fraud

    Good. Looks like the criminal justice system has done it's job. It would be wrong and unfair though to claim or say that all Democrats are guilty of this or infer that Clinton or Obama had anything to do with it.

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    Re: Officials found guilty in Obama, Clinton ballot petition fraud

    "I think this helped uphold the integrity of the electoral system," the prosecutor, Stan Levco told reporters.

    “Their verdict of guilt is not a verdict against Democrats, but for honest and fair elections,” he said.

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    Good news: This fraud was uncovered.
    Bad news: It's five years after the fact.

    could having uncovered the fraud back in '08 have affected the outcome of the election? No way to know now, is there?
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    Re: Officials found guilty in Obama, Clinton ballot petition fraud

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    Good news: This fraud was uncovered.
    Bad news: It's five years after the fact.

    could having uncovered the fraud back in '08 have affected the outcome of the election? No way to know now, is there?
    Exactly, this is like when the SCOTUS declared Lincoln's move to suspend habeas unconstitutional - but they waited until AFTER the Civil War to do so. When it no longer mattered.

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    Re: Officials found guilty in Obama, Clinton ballot petition fraud

    The only people on the ballot in 2008 for the Democratic primary were Clinton and Obama, I'm just wondering how it would have looked it there was no one on the ballot. Weird.

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    Re: Officials found guilty in Obama, Clinton ballot petition fraud

    Quote Originally Posted by mtm1963 View Post
    it doesn't make any difference.
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    Re: Officials found guilty in Obama, Clinton ballot petition fraud

    I wonder if they dug back 75 years how many of these kind of shenanagins they would discover?

    I pretty much equate all politics to a systematic form of corruption. Synonymous.

    Here's my "shocked" look.


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    Re: Officials found guilty in Obama, Clinton ballot petition fraud

    Quote Originally Posted by Wiseone View Post
    The only people on the ballot in 2008 for the Democratic primary were Clinton and Obama, I'm just wondering how it would have looked it there was no one on the ballot. Weird.
    If the GOP has their way with their redrawing of district lines and other gerrymandering efforts coupled with making it harder for democrat type people to vote, it may not matter if there is a democrat on the ticket or not.

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    Re: Officials found guilty in Obama, Clinton ballot petition fraud

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    Good news: This fraud was uncovered.
    Bad news: It's five years after the fact.

    could having uncovered the fraud back in '08 have affected the outcome of the election? No way to know now, is there?
    It wouldn't have affected the outcome, Clinton won Indiana

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