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Attorney General Explains His Opposition to Voter ID Laws
Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 17 March 2012 | John Semmens

Posted on 03/17/2012 12:05:31 PM PDT by John Semmens

Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder continued his battle to prevent states from requiring voters to show photo identification before they are permitted to cast ballots.

That the US Supreme Court has already held that voter ID laws are Constitutional makes no difference says the AG. “I don’t need some court to tell me what’s right and what’s wrong,” Holder exclaimed. “It’s something everyone who’s grown up Black just knows by instinct.”

Holder made short shrift of arguments based on the ubiquity of requests to show photo IDs in order to buy beer, enter a public building, rent a movie, board a plane, open a bank account, or check into a motel. “None of those activities are fundamental to the functioning of our democracy,” Holder argued. “The possibility that someone might be denied the privilege of partaking in them is not a threat to our way of life.”

“Voting, on the other hand, is an essential right,” Holder continued. “It is not contingent upon a requirement that voters must identify themselves. Voters may have valid reasons for not wanting to be identified. Maybe there are warrants out. Maybe he’s behind in child support payments. Maybe he lacks documentation of his citizenship. None of these deficiencies cancel a person’s human right to vote for who will rule over him. So, I cannot standby and allow any state or any court to infringe upon anyone’s right to vote.”

f you missed any of this week's other semi-news posts you can find them at...

http://azconservative.org/2012/03/17/drawing-distinctions-between-limbaugh-maher/


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: elections; fraud; obama; satire

1 posted on 03/17/2012 12:05:39 PM PDT by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens
In other words, it prevents Dems from committing voter fraud to win elections.
2 posted on 03/17/2012 12:08:15 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: John Semmens
“I don’t need some court to tell me what’s right and what’s wrong,”

Boy don't that say it all?

3 posted on 03/17/2012 12:09:45 PM PDT by Wilum (Never loaded a nuke I didn't like)
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To: John Semmens

Eric Holder badly needs to be put in prison, and his IDIOT thinking needs to be shouted down on every public system of communication.


4 posted on 03/17/2012 12:09:56 PM PDT by DiogenesLamp (Partus Sequitur Patrem)
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To: John Semmens

Eric Holder badly needs to be put in prison, and his IDIOT thinking needs to be shouted down on every public system of communication.


5 posted on 03/17/2012 12:10:08 PM PDT by DiogenesLamp (Partus Sequitur Patrem)
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To: John Semmens

Eric Holder was deputy under Janet Reno — Mrs. Shake ‘n Bake. That’s all I need to know about this corrupt head of the Department of Injustice.


6 posted on 03/17/2012 12:14:25 PM PDT by Jerrybob
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To: DiogenesLamp

Yes.

The worst part is that OB and Holder are not some stupid dupes; they are doing this on purpose.

They have no intention of following the rule of law when their socialist agenda and their need to right past wrongs, which have already been addressed, allow them to justify their racism.


7 posted on 03/17/2012 12:14:25 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: John Semmens

Almost had me.....satire


8 posted on 03/17/2012 12:14:59 PM PDT by bike800
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To: John Semmens

“It’s something everyone who’s grown up Black just knows by instinct.”

It’s about race race race. He is a racist and the skunk that put him in office is a racist. Any questions?


9 posted on 03/17/2012 12:15:13 PM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: morphing libertarian

This needs to be shouted consistently and made one of the top campaign issues. Removing Obama, removes Holder.


10 posted on 03/17/2012 12:15:27 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: DiogenesLamp

I don’t need to be ruled over as long as you follow the laws. The laws are in place to prevent a-holes like holder from just making rules up as he goes along. This guy needs to be fired ASAP. But the dumb republicans will just let comments like this go till we are ruled by a dictator like o’dumby. What the heck is wrong with the media and the repubs when things like this are not shouted out as anti freedom. Things like this only go to show we are not free anymore.


11 posted on 03/17/2012 12:15:32 PM PDT by jimpick
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To: John Semmens

Tip o’ the hat. You had me.


12 posted on 03/17/2012 12:17:21 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: John Semmens
“I don’t need some court to tell me what’s right and what’s wrong,” Holder exclaimed. “It’s something everyone who’s grown up Black just knows by instinct.”

Because blacks don't live in houses, buy or drive cars, have checking acounts, go to the doctor, sign up their kids for little league, etc.

13 posted on 03/17/2012 12:17:43 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: John Semmens

Will someone tell block-head Holder than in states such as Georgia where Voter ID law is in force, black voter participation has increased?


14 posted on 03/17/2012 12:18:22 PM PDT by entropy12 (Republicans do not hate, that is a monopoly of democrats.)
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To: John Semmens
"Voters may have valid reasons for not wanting to be identified. Maybe there are warrants out. Maybe he’s behind in child support payments. Maybe he lacks documentation of his citizenship."

Holder is a frigging moron!

An eligible voter is registered, thus is particularly identified, and presumably qualified. The person who shows up and claims to be the eligible voter at the poll is at question. Holder, you moronic jerk.

15 posted on 03/17/2012 12:24:25 PM PDT by GregoryFul (We all live in an Idiocracy, an Idiocracy, an Idiocracy...)
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To: John Semmens
You did get me. I wouldn't be the slightest bit surprised that Holder does indeed hold the opinion supposedly satirized above.

Now what was the point of this? It's too close to the truth to be funny.

16 posted on 03/17/2012 12:26:17 PM PDT by DiogenesLamp (Partus Sequitur Patrem)
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To: John Semmens

I wish he’d explain why photo I.D.s are required to buy smokes and beer. As long as EVERYONE has to show an I.D., Eric the Holder doesn’t have a case. The only excuse he has is that requiring a photo I.D. makes it harder for the DemocRATS to commit voter fraud and steal elections.


17 posted on 03/17/2012 12:27:15 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The first lesson you learn as a pollster is that people are stupid. - Dem pollster, Tom Jensen)
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To: John Semmens
“I don’t need some court to tell me what’s right and what’s wrong,”

This is the A.G. of the United States! Someone that is supposed to uphold the law!

Self serving little MARXIST.

18 posted on 03/17/2012 12:30:16 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: John Semmens

Until-or unless the criminal Eric Holder can come up with a reasonable explanation for the deaths that occurred on his watch related to Fast and furious—Until he can offer some Rational explanation for his refusal to allow investigation into Voter Fraud committed by his buddies in the Black Panther Party -including voter intimidation— He has no more credibility than the Community Organizer who is NOT qualified for the Office for #1 Holder’s bunk buddy the 0 is NOT a Natural born citizen —and has made manifest 0 allegiance to our Country and our way of life.much less our Constitution.
When Holder can fabricate some reasonable explanation for any of this I might think he has some possible credible explanation for his opposition to voter ID.


19 posted on 03/17/2012 12:53:31 PM PDT by StonyBurk (ring)
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To: John Semmens

Um, barely satire...

PS Just kidding. Good as always...


20 posted on 03/17/2012 12:56:46 PM PDT by piytar (Rebellion is here! Free Republic is on the front line! NEVER SURRENDER!)
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To: unixfox

At risk of going to the Reeducation Camp in several months, this guy is a corrupt, intellectually light-weight, affirnative-action clown. For the sake of America, I hope someone puits him in jail soon.


21 posted on 03/17/2012 12:59:45 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: John Semmens

There are a lot of things everyone who has grown up white knows too, but if we mention them we are attacked as racist.

I might just add that one of these things is that Holder can say what he does because he is protected by his skin color.


22 posted on 03/17/2012 1:32:30 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: morphing libertarian

I hate this crap, they get me all too often because they are so close to the truth.


23 posted on 03/17/2012 1:34:20 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer

very believable


24 posted on 03/17/2012 4:51:48 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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