Skip to comments.Conn. probing GOP US Senate candidate's petitions (I CAUGHT THEM BREAKING THE LAW!!!)
Posted on 06/07/2010 3:01:29 PM PDT by RaceBannon
AP Political Writer
June 7, 2010
Connecticut elections officials are investigating whether Weston businessman Peter Schiff violated state laws by using out-of-state workers to collect signatures to petition his way onto the Republican primary ballot for U.S. Senate.
In a complain obtained Monday by The Associated Press, James Bancroft, who said he was a founding member of the Hartford tea party group, claimed he was approached by a Schiff supporter outside a store in Newington last week and asked to sign a petition. Bancroft said he struck up a conversation with the worker, who said he was from Montana. Bancroft filed the complaint with the State Elections Enforcement Commission on Friday.
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Paulbots are notable for their interesting twist on being 'principled,' and that is turning their brain off when they enter the room.
The big government right wing statist RINOS are fearful of what will happen if true liberty minded people are elected.
RINOS and leftist marxist fear people such as Schiff, who actually vow to reduce the government from all angles
Social cons who still persist on their moral crusade while the econmy collapses and try alienate people like schiff are as bad or worse than the left wing jerks.
Right after they prosecute Obama’s Primary violations, then let’s pursue this one.
Connecticut General Statue 9-404b, section d, clearly states that each circulator must be a state resident and registered in the party they are collecting for.
I am not a lawyer, however it appears to me that (unless I have overlooked something) you have not provided enough facts in your allegation to establish that 9-404b paragraph d has been violated. It appears that the "gentleman with her" may indeed meet the legal requirement for being a "circulator". He must witness the signature on every petition page, and must take steps to verify that each signer is an elector, etc.
I do not see any prohibition against other people who do not meet the qualifications to be a "circulator" gathering registered voters to sign the petition, as long as the "circulator" is duly authorized and performs the necessary, prescribed functions attendant to obtaining the actual signature on the petition page. If, however, one of the folks coming from Montana ("going to raise me up a crop of dental floss," no doubt) were to perform the functions that are required by statute of the circulator, then that would seem to violate the law - but I'm not sure that you've made such an allegation.
So, IMHO, your allegation of illegality in this case may be unfounded.
As far as your allegations of possible tax code improprieties, that issue is not germane to the alleged violation of 9-404b, and it serves to distract from (and detract from) the issue that you are trying to push...
You Va statests go down and grovel to your masters to have your voice heard, come to one of our town meetings or a school committee meeting. You want to run for Rep, get 28 signatures, want to run as a deligate to a Party convention, go down and sign up, want to yell at your State Rep walk down the street.
Didn’t notice you are from NH. I love the attitude up there
Plenty of problems with statists in VA, believe me. You have loons in Northern VA who want the government to control your pay check, and loons in the rest of the state that wants the government to control everything else you do.
Moving to a place such as NH is something I have considered
stop right there
SCHIFF invests in America’s economic competitors ONLY
NOT A DIME in the USA
how is that smart??
When you invest in the firm that is the economic competitor to your own family, and your family does poorly, and their competitor does well, and you KEEP investing in your family’s competitor, YOU ARE PUTTING YOUR FAMILY OUT OF WORK!
Schiff doesn’t invest a SINGLE PENNY in AMERICA!!!
pro-immigration and said that there are too many jobs in the US we NEED to let in immigrants???
Peter Schiff admits on camera that he has ZERO money investigated in American corporations or industry. If Peter Schiff refuses to invest in American companies, how can Peter Schiff say he is helping Americans keep their jobs?
This is SCHIFF in his own words!
PETER SCHIFF IS ACTIVELY INVESTING IN FOREIGN COMPETITOR NATIONS THAT ARE PUTTING AMERICANS OUT OF WORK!!!
WHOLEY CRAP! I read the piece on PR.... that guy is a real piece of work. That or naive as hell.
Why would anyone invest in failing companies which use unionized liberal supporting, Zero voting workforces?
You want to see who put Zero in office, look at the unions here in America
Fro, the looks of things, you did the right thing.
Ignore the trolls and press on.
Hey RB, Good job.
We don’t need cheaters. We need straight shooters who deal on the level and square their actions with their responsibilities toward their constituents.
Republican rinos and statists are no different than left wing statists.
The crusade against peter schiff is disgusting considering these are the same dolts and shills who would gladly accept a third term of george bush or accept any other massive govt rino.
Why is the left afraid of him?
Schiff is a moral leftist, he is a libertarian
pro-gay marriage, gay rights, anti-war
he is a democrats dream
“Peter Schiff admits on camera that he has ZERO money investigated in American corporations or industry.”
Excepting my own business, neither do I. I think Obama’s going to run us into the ground.
That said, the Stormfront deal is a no-starter.
I stand with Israel, and with that, I depart from Paulbots.
One thing I do know, I'm not going to get everything I want in any candidate, and if one shows up, they will be unelectable.
He don’t take Schiff from any Schifty character. LOL
The Tea Party should have no room for losertarians.