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Florida Defies Holder, Rejects DOJ Demands to Stop Purging Non-Citizens from Voter Rolls
Stand With Arizona ^ | 06-04-2012 | John Hill

Posted on 06/03/2012 7:27:19 PM PDT by montag813

by John Hill
Stand With Arizona

Florida has drawn a line in the sand which must be adopted by every state against an Attorney General and administration which is increasingly abusing and distorting the law to stop efforts to keep illegal voters away from the polls this November.

The Department of Justice this week demanded that Florida immediately cease its current massive purge of non-citizens and dead persons from its voter rolls, absurdly citing the outdated and outmoded Voting Rights Act of 1965. Well, now Florida has refused, saying it will not give up its efforts to make sure only legal citizens can vote.

The Gist

Two weeks ago, Florida found 53,000 dead people registered to vote, and removed them from the rolls. In addition, Florida has discovered a staggering 186,000 potential non-citizens who are registered to vote may have voted, and worked furiously to investigate, remove them, and prosecute those who have voted.

So far, Florida's Secretary of State Ken Detzner has identified 2,700 of these non-citizens, and forwarded them to the counties in which the reside. Hispanics account for 58 percent of those flagged as potential noncitizens, a Miami Herald analysis found, and most of those exposed appear to be illegal aliens.

And, despite what critics of voter ID laws always say - that voter fraud is not an issue - the numbers of voters amongst non-citizens exposed is quite alarming: Of the more than 1,600 non-citizens in Miami-Dade, about 65 percent have cast ballots. About 72 percent have cast ballots of the 262 identified in Broward.

Florida officials even requested data from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to help them determine which potential voters were non-citizens.

The Battle

So, of course the "Department of Justice" sprung into action to make sure that the sacrosanct right to vote was not being corrupted by thousands of ineligible voters.....right?

Not on your life. The race-obsessed Department of "Just Us" did what it has always done since January 20, 2009: stop any and all efforts to keep illegal voters from the polls. So the same Obama DOJ, which has already, unlawfully, blocked Voter ID laws in Texas and South Carolina, and attempted (unsuccessfully) to stop an effort to keep illegal aliens from voting in Arizona.

So of course if there are illegal aliens and dead people - nearly all "minorities" and Democrats - voting, the DOJ will make sure they keep on doing exactly that. In a letter issued late Thursday, T. Christian Herren Jr., who leads the Justice Department voting section, demanded that Florida immediately put a stop to the purge, telling Detzner that the state's plan to review the status of the 2,600 suspected non-citizens and purge them if the voters fail to prove citizenship appears to violate the infamous "Section 5 " of the 1965 Voting Rights Act (which still allows the DOJ to obstruct electoral activities of states which had race issues 50 years ago!) and the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (the infamous vote fraud magnet also known as "Motor Voter").

Florida's response? No way...

“We have an obligation to make sure the voter rolls are accurate and we are going to continue forward and do everything that we can legally do to make sure that ineligible voters cannot vote,” said Chris Cate, a spokesman for Detzner. “We are firmly committed to doing the right thing and preventing ineligible voters from being able to cast a ballot. We are not going to give up our efforts to make sure the voter rolls are accurate."
Now the battle really begins. Democrat-controlled counties are saying they will obey the DOJ and cease their part in the purge. But that won't last long, as Florida law gives the Secretary of State the final say on these matters. And the law is on Florida's side, as the statutes allowing the purge have already been pre-cleared. And, as PJ Tatler said, "if Section 5 allows the Attorney General to stop states from ensuring that citizens of foreign countries don’t vote for President, I doubt Holder will find much support on the Supreme Court."

So kudos to Gov. Rick Scott, SoS Detzner and the state of Florida for taking the Washington corruptocrats head-on, as Arizona did (and won). Now it's time for Texas, South Carolina and other states to do the same. Say NO to embattled A.G. Holder and this Administration's disgraceful attempt to undermine the rule of law and enable massive voter fraud.

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1 posted on 06/03/2012 7:27:27 PM PDT by montag813
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To: montag813

Tell Holder to shove it.


2 posted on 06/03/2012 7:31:20 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: montag813

Go Florida!!!


3 posted on 06/03/2012 7:31:26 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: montag813

EAT THAT HOLDER


4 posted on 06/03/2012 7:31:41 PM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: montag813

Excellent! Holder can go f himself.


5 posted on 06/03/2012 7:31:56 PM PDT by NE Cons (Huge Palin Fan. Was a Hard-Core Perry supporter. Now Hard-Core ABO)
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To: montag813

BEST THREAD OF THE PAST 3 YEARS...


6 posted on 06/03/2012 7:32:47 PM PDT by IrishPennant (Are you behind a "Blade of Grass?")
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To: montag813

Good for FL!


7 posted on 06/03/2012 7:33:07 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: montag813

Yea Florida!!


8 posted on 06/03/2012 7:33:16 PM PDT by rbbeachkid (Get out of its way and small business can fix the economy.)
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To: montag813

FINALLY. Great news.


9 posted on 06/03/2012 7:33:39 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: montag813

Holder should have been purged from public office when the Fast and Furious scandal came to light. He has no integrity and is a disgrace to his post.


10 posted on 06/03/2012 7:34:58 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: montag813

I like!


11 posted on 06/03/2012 7:35:53 PM PDT by ThirstyMan
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To: montag813

hispanic american citizen can vote, so what they’re talking about? Only non-americans regardless of race can’t vote


12 posted on 06/03/2012 7:36:35 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: montag813

hispanic american citizen can vote, so what they’re talking about? Only non-americans regardless of race can’t vote


13 posted on 06/03/2012 7:36:40 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: montag813

Way to go FL!!!!

Slap Holder down!

Now.. We can expect all 56 (49) other states to follow right?


14 posted on 06/03/2012 7:36:40 PM PDT by cableguymn
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To: montag813

I suspect that Holder will now try to exclude the Florida vote.


15 posted on 06/03/2012 7:36:40 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: montag813

hispanic american citizen can vote, so what they’re talking about? Only non-americans regardless of race can’t vote


16 posted on 06/03/2012 7:36:40 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: montag813

Finally someone shows some spine. Only 49 more states to go to purge the fraudulent voter registrations!


17 posted on 06/03/2012 7:36:48 PM PDT by Mom MD (The country needs Obamacare like Nancy Pelosi needs a Halloween mask)
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To: montag813

The democRats are in trouble if the dead and illegal can’t vote. Let’s also stop absentee vote abuse.


18 posted on 06/03/2012 7:37:23 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: montag813

Rick Scott for VP


19 posted on 06/03/2012 7:37:33 PM PDT by Signalman ( November, 2012-The End of an Error)
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To: montag813

20 posted on 06/03/2012 7:39:44 PM PDT by Zakeet (Obama loves to wok dogs)
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To: montag813

Why does Holder still have a job?? Congressman Issa needs to hold him in contempt! Might need to contact my Congressman Trey Gowdy.....


21 posted on 06/03/2012 7:42:13 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: Fast Moving Angel

As a certain El Rushbo might say....

RIGHT ON! RIGHT ON! RIGHT ON!


22 posted on 06/03/2012 7:42:38 PM PDT by Pigsley
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To: Venturer
There is one point we all need to make to Eric Holder. Just one:

23 posted on 06/03/2012 7:43:51 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Brilliant

Let him try.

Things are coming to a head.

Obama is being vetted! I know it’s a drip, drip, drip thing. But it IS happening. And people are paying attention this time.

The country is circling the drain. People are paying attention.


24 posted on 06/03/2012 7:44:58 PM PDT by Pigsley
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To: Pigsley

Too good to be true.


25 posted on 06/03/2012 7:46:55 PM PDT by AGreatPer (Any Republican. Just NO Obama.)
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To: montag813

If Jeb Bush was still Fl. Governor he would have humbly submitted to Prince Holder on high. Just ask the little blind swamp judge Greer about that who ordered Terri Schiavo’s death and Jeb bowed down in obedience to him.


26 posted on 06/03/2012 7:51:17 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: montag813

Personally, I love Rick Scott. He hasn’t been a perfect Governor but he has done so much right.

Unfortunately, his failure to address constant attacks by the liberal rags here in FL is very reminiscent of George W. Bush. Now, granted, he can’t get the kind of media attention a sitting President can garner, but Chris Christie is proof that a governor can get in front of the attacks and own the opinion. If Gov. Scott doesn’t start doing that soon, he’ll be toast by next election no matter what - he’ll have galvanized the liberal base to GOTV.

I want to see him out there next week and explain why he’s doing what he’s doing and why those who oppose getting illegal aliens and dead people off the voter rolls are insane. Unfortunately, all we will probably see is a press release from his Secretary of State.


27 posted on 06/03/2012 7:51:51 PM PDT by Dan Nunn (Support the NRA!)
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To: montag813

I’m surprised Scott didn’t cave since he’s sure to be called a racist now. That’s usually enough to scare off Republicans.


28 posted on 06/03/2012 7:54:07 PM PDT by Aetius
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To: montag813


29 posted on 06/03/2012 7:54:07 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: txrefugee

“Holder should have been purged from public office when the Fast and Furious scandal came to light. He has no integrity and is a disgrace to his post.”

And just where are those nutless bastards, Issa, Boner, Cantor, and McCarthy?
Hiding under their desks? I want a Congress who will stand up to the Crooked Zebra Administration and all its minions. If Boner wants to cry, let him do it as a private citizen. What a worthless weasel!


30 posted on 06/03/2012 7:59:37 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: montag813
The greatest Voter Fraud Scam ever invented, Motor Voter.
The biggest Clinton Legacy behind his favorite “Scent of a Woman” Flavored Cuban Cigars.

Imagine for a moment that you are on Trial. Registered Voters, yes the same ones that Florida has discovered are Illegal Aliens, openly serve on the Jury that stands in Judgment of your actions. You know, like George Zimmerman will be facing.

Would we be labeled Racists if our Lawyer asked the Court to verify that those twelve people that have your life in their hands are actually qualified as American Citizens to serve as Jurors?

For some reason, this little issue is never discussed, just as the chance of people sneaking across our Sovereign Border who may be carrying all sorts of Communicable Diseases that we had long since eviscerated, such as Polio.

Yes my FRiends, we are the crazy ones for daring to ask.

31 posted on 06/03/2012 8:04:56 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Confucius say, short note better than long memory....)
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To: Aetius
He didn't cave on suspending the 2nd Amendment during the RNC convention like the Tampa mayor wanted.

He didn't cave on drug testing welfare recipients. A judge blocked that.

He didn't cave on drug testing state employees. A judge blocked that.

It's an uphill battle, but Gov. Scott's been doing a great job. You can just tell by how much the liberal rags like the Miami Herald and the "St. Petersburg-based Tampa Bay Times" (how the Tampa Tribune humorously refers to their cross-bay opponents) hate him.

32 posted on 06/03/2012 8:07:46 PM PDT by Dan Nunn (Support the NRA!)
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To: montag813

You have to be one serious die-hard anti-American commie to stand for non-citizens voting in our elections. Holder is just such trash.


33 posted on 06/03/2012 8:13:15 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye

Jail time for Holder if the commies lose.


34 posted on 06/03/2012 8:17:42 PM PDT by MtnClimber (To the left wrong is right, down is up and backward is "Forward")
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To: montag813
About time - more states had better start standing up to the tyranny originating in the District of Corruption. What happened to enumerated powers?

The 10th Amendment states that "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."
35 posted on 06/03/2012 8:18:36 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: montag813; Joe Brower

FLA ping .......................................... FRegards


36 posted on 06/03/2012 8:22:35 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: montag813

I’m proud of Governor Scott for standing his ground and doing what’s right. Again. I hope the disgusting abuse of power by Holder becomes huge news, and not just in Florida. Scott’s the man! The rest of this country needs to take a cue from him and purge their own ineligible “voters” from their ranks. We finally have a good governor in Florida.


37 posted on 06/03/2012 8:23:39 PM PDT by Old Grumpy
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To: FatherofFive

“The democRats are in trouble if the dead and illegal can’t vote.”

That is really the underlying issue in a nutshell. The Obama campaign has run the numbers and has figured out that unless they can pull off massive voter fraud in the key states, he is toast in November. There will be massive voter fraud—that is a given—its just a question of how much.


38 posted on 06/03/2012 8:30:53 PM PDT by Avid Coug
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To: NE Cons
Photobucket Hey Holder!
39 posted on 06/03/2012 8:34:03 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: montag813

Good news! Keep up the good work, Florida!


40 posted on 06/03/2012 8:35:44 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: montag813

This is good news - it made my day! I can’t wait until November when we can replace our lib governor here in my state with a good republican candidate.


41 posted on 06/03/2012 8:59:14 PM PDT by NorseWood
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To: vette6387

Amen......... I agree with your description of the DC Rino group. haa haaaaaaaa.

Also, We have Scott Walker up here in WI standing very tall. IF we pull this off on Tuesday (5th) by retaining our terrific Governor Walker that will be the shot across the bow for the rest of the country. People like FL governor, Kasich in Ohio and others will begin to gain the big MO and let’s keep it going and drive out the weasles from DC.

Tea anyone?


42 posted on 06/03/2012 9:05:11 PM PDT by WaterWeWaitinFor (If we don't help make a change, then who will? It starts with us.)
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To: montag813

A few weeks back my wife applied for a state ID card and was asked if she wanted to be registered to vote. There were no questions asked to be sure she was eligible to vote. If I had not been there she would have said yes. One of her supporting documents was her green card. Don’t know about Florida but they need to check the rolls here too in Nebraska.


43 posted on 06/03/2012 9:09:40 PM PDT by the_daug
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To: jakerobins
Why does Holder still have a job?? Congressman Issa needs to hold him in contempt!

Why the hell hasn't the bastard been impeached and thrown the hell out of office yet? This is a 1st class travesty.

44 posted on 06/03/2012 9:14:33 PM PDT by Marathoner (Vote Romney to stop Obama. Vote a conservative Congress to stop Romney.)
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To: montag813
The Department of Justice this week demanded that Florida immediately cease its current massive purge of non-citizens and dead persons from its voter rolls, absurdly citing the outdated and outmoded Voting Rights Act of 1965. Well, now Florida has refused, saying it will not give up its efforts to make sure only legal citizens can vote.

Hey, Holder. If someone's dead, he's no longer a voter (except in Chicago). If someone's no longer a permanent resident of the state, he's no longer a voter. If someone is a convicted felon, he's no longer a voter. So getting rid of these folks from the voter rolls isn't purging voters, but non-voters.
45 posted on 06/03/2012 9:15:02 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: txrefugee

“Holder should have been purged from public office when the Fast and Furious scandal came to light.”

Actually, Holder should have been given the boot when he refused to prosecute the black panther turds who prevented whites from voting at Philadelphia polling places during the November 2008 election.


46 posted on 06/03/2012 9:16:42 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (The TEA Party is my cup of tea.)
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To: Marathoner
Why the hell hasn't the bastard been impeached and thrown the hell out of office yet? This is a 1st class travesty. <

If the House impeached Holder, do you really believe the Democrat Senate would move to convict him?

47 posted on 06/03/2012 9:24:56 PM PDT by okie01
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

The maxist, racist antiAmerican fool should be serving a long term in Leavenworth.


48 posted on 06/03/2012 9:25:47 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Venturer

I think Holder is shoulder deep having already shoved it. What now?

I’d sure love to see some federal judges hold Holder and company in contempt of court for these frivolous law suits.

Throw the SOB in jail for a month or two. Let Obama swallow that outcome.

This has gone so far beyond the pale. The Justice Department now seems like a criminal enterprise, siding with the enemies of our nation.


49 posted on 06/03/2012 9:34:11 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (This space for rent...)
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To: montag813

To those who would like this nation to remain the land of the free, be one of the brave and become a poll watcher. Every voting place in the nation should have watchers ten deep.


50 posted on 06/03/2012 9:44:57 PM PDT by W. W. SMITH (Maybe the horse will learn to sing)
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