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Florida Dares DOJ To Sue Over Voter Purge

Florida Dares DOJ To Sue Over Voter Purge

Gov. Rick Scott’s administration had until Wednesday to respond to the Department of Justice’s demand it stop its voter purge, and respond it did.

In an aggressively worded four-page letter Scott’s administration accused DOJ of protecting illegal noncitizen voters more than lawful ones and said that it would absolutely not stop purging its voter rolls. Scott’s administration also said DOJ doesn’t understand the two federal voting laws in dispute here. Finally, Scott and his team accused the Department of Homeland Security of breaking a different federal law for refusing the state access to federal citizenship databases to assist the purge.

The response is basically a dare to DOJ to sue the state under the 1965 Voting Rights Act and the 1993 National Voter Registration Act.

DOJ is now in active litigation on voting rights cases with Florida, Texas and Arizona over efforts by conservatives to restrict and dilute minority voting rights in states with deep and troubled histories of racial discrimination in voting. So let’s be clear about the movement that is afoot. It should look familiar. We’ve been here before.

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7:02PM PDT on Sep 7, 2012

https://www.numbersusa.com/content/news/september-5-2012/fraud-scheme-supplied-over-3500-missouri-driver-s-licenses-illegal-aliens.html
"Fraud Scheme Supplied Over 3,500 Missouri Driver’s Licenses to Illegal Aliens
Thursday, September 6, 2012, 8:33 AM EDT - posted on NumbersUSA
Federal prosecutors announced that 14 defendants are accused of running a fraud scheme that supplied more than 3,500 Missouri driver’s licenses to illegal aliens across the nation. The scheme, which sought licenses from a St. Joseph, Missouri facility between November 2009 and January 2012, allegedly made more than $5 million.
Four defendants have pleaded or are scheduled to plead guilty in federal court for their roles in the scheme, which involved supplying illegal aliens with fraudulent birth certificates and Social Security cards and helping them through the license acquisition process.
Four members of the Vanvacter/Gonzalez family admitted coaching illegal aliens to: memorize information on real birth certificates and Social Security cards; match signatures; and answer questions that employees could ask about the documents. The scheme also involved accompanying illegal aliens to the license office disguised as translators. The defendants – all citizens or legal residents -- each face up to five years in federal prison and a fine of up to $250,000.
An illegal-alien defendant in the case, Ranfe Adaias Hernandez-Flores, is charged with two counts of bringing in and harboring i

2:04PM PDT on Jun 13, 2012

Beth, Thank you for the link about the 13 year old Christian Pakistani girl and the terrible distruction of her family to keep them quiet and out of the court.

I will be contacting the US Embassy in Pakistan to see what if anything America is doing to help this girl and her family.

Again, Thank you and you are very gracious.

Bill Reese

7:47PM PDT on Jun 12, 2012

Hello Kevin, yes it was all over the papers back in my days of enlistment that Mr. Clinton did disappear to Canada, and perhaps to England although I cannot say that one way or the other.
I have two of my prior Eagle Scouts in the 182 airborne and they seem to enjoy it. As to the selective service card all the data for applying is on record and that info just majically disappeared within a couple of days when the investigators want to see it, they were told it was destroyed by some new "executive order".

I only put my information of some of my past on this site as in two days I have been accused of being a draft dodger and I was getting tire of the snide remarks .

You should also know that I do not have a Television as it is a waste of time. So is this Care2 however it is sort of entertaining as to some of the hard nose defenses of Mr. Obama that I hear about and and I am sure alot of those comments are not fully believed even by the writrers but it is a free country, today anyway.

6:59PM PDT on Jun 12, 2012

Bill-You have got to turn off fox news and those right wing radio shows. Bill Clinton was in college including Oxford England as a Rhodes scholar and had an educational deferrement. Why would he go to Canada to escape the draft when he had a deferrement? Why would President Obama have a fake selective service card when there is not draft (also what the hell are selective service cards? When you turn 18 you go to the post office and sign up for selective service, who is carrying around cards and what 50 year old man would carry one?

Bill I am sorry if you feel personally attacked and no one should have attacked or questioned your miltitary service (I don't even hold it against you that you were a Marine - hee hee, I was in the Army Airborne, so I'm just messing with you) but seriously some of that right wing stuff you have been slinging is a little hard to take. People on this site look at things very critically.

6:49PM PDT on Jun 12, 2012

I also wonder why everyone is so excited about making sure the voting rolls are proper and that everyone on the rolls is register.
I also wonder why the Democrats argued against allowing out service men overseas the right to vote. I am sure they each had a picture ID, more than I can say for some of our illegals.

6:45PM PDT on Jun 12, 2012

Kevin I have never questioned others service or their patriotism and I never degrade their name or parentage as everyone on here has as much right to free speech as I have. I just have a different idea of how to communicate my thoughts without all the vile and hatefull remarks toward the messengers.
I always thought that was what this site was suppose to be like. I found out that I was mistaken. Sad, but true.

6:34PM PDT on Jun 12, 2012

I am sorry Bill Clinton did run off to Canada to escape the draft, I believe he and I are close to the same age. As to Obama, he is using a fake Selective Service Card for some reason, I don not believe, I said he was avoiding the draft. I also do not believe I mentioned Rommey as I know nothing about his military history, and I am sure if there is something wrong there we will hear volumes from the DNC and their Pac's. or Soros.

4:16PM PDT on Jun 12, 2012

Bill-It is nice you served your country for eight years, so did I. Bill Clinton had an educational deferment (as did many during the Vietnam era), President Obama was never of age during the time of the draft; it was an all volunteer army by the time he turned 18 (he and I are the same age) and if you want to talk "draft dodgers" good old Mitt Romney avoided military service by doing Mormon missionary work in France (wow it must have been tough).

4:07PM PDT on Jun 12, 2012

There is a David C. on this blog that wrote the following: "ANSWER MY QUESTION BILL, WHEN AND WHERE DID YOU SERVE IN THE US ARMED FORCES? YOU WERE BORN IN 1939, DRAFT DODGER? OR SECTION 8? GROW A PAIR AND ANSWER THE QUESTION PRIVATE CRAZY PANTS!" He used capital letters as a very angry man might, but not very intelligent.
So please read the following:

1) I served in the United States Marine Corp from 1962-1967, You may address me as Sgt. Reese
2) I did not dodge the draft as Mr. Clinton did or Mr. Obama using a false selective service card.
3) I did dodge the draft in that I enlisted without being drafted and they said that was okay, I hope it is okay with you mr. David C. You must be one of Obama's investigators checking up on my service record. I left the Marines after 8 years as a E-5.
4) I have served my community as a volunteer on 12 county commission to set regulations for roads, sub-divisions, tree removal, and so on.
5) I served my state of Washington as a volunteer on the Red Zone Committee with the WSP, National Guard, Pacific Power and light, Department of Natural Resources, and Washington State Emergency services to name of few of the 2 dozen organizations.
6) I was a charter member of the All Volunteer Lewis River Search and Rescue Unit for 25 years.
7) I ran a company over 7 states of up to 150 young women and men in forest resource management. We fought over a dozen wildfires each year in our 25 years.
8) I have over 50 years in Scouting, an

9:54AM PDT on Jun 12, 2012

Well it just so happens that I know how the big foot story started as I grew up about 10 air miles from Ape Canyon named after the MT. St. Helens Ape. Then the name evolved into big foot and he is a lot more intelligent that many folks on this site that believe in the king of fakes, mr. Obama.

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