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Sheila Jackson Lee wants DOJ to monitor tea partiers at polls
Politico ^ | 10/28/10 4:21 PM EDT | SIMMI AUJLA

Posted on 10/29/2010 11:13:59 AM PDT by BradtotheBone

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) is asking the Department of Justice to investigate whether tea party groups are intimidating black and Hispanic voters in her district.

Jackson Lee has asked Attorney General Eric Holder to send poll monitors to her district on Nov. 2 to make sure the King Street Patriots, a local conservative voter turnout and tea party group, aren’t stopping people from voting.

“Many of these incidents of voter intimidation have been occurring in predominately minority neighborhoods and have been directed at African-Americans and Latinos,” she said in the letter. “It is unconscionable to think that anyone would deliberately employ the use of such forceful and intimidating tactics in 2010 to undermine the fundamental, constitutional right to vote.”

“I urge you to order an immediate investigation into these incidents and call for the Department of Justice to send poll monitors to Harris County immediately to ensure a safe and neutral voting environment during the Nov. 2 election,” Jackson Lee wrote.

Lee says the tea party group is sending in poll watchers who have been trained to aggressively monitor voters by standing directly behind them.

The King Street Patriots have also gone after Jackson Lee, saying Jackson Lee is asking for votes right outside polling places.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: district18; kingstreetpatriots
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1 posted on 10/29/2010 11:14:00 AM PDT by BradtotheBone
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To: BradtotheBone

Wow I did not know her district had any Republicans in it?


2 posted on 10/29/2010 11:15:30 AM PDT by ColdOne (GOP. Gutless Old Politicians :^)) :0) :{))
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To: BradtotheBone

She is an ass


3 posted on 10/29/2010 11:15:33 AM PDT by RnMomof7 (Some call me harpy..God calls me His)
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To: BradtotheBone

Perdue to import foxes to guard hens!


4 posted on 10/29/2010 11:16:10 AM PDT by LottieDah (Exterminate the 'Rats and save the Republic!)
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To: BradtotheBone

Well of course she does. How can she cheat if people catch them all the time?


5 posted on 10/29/2010 11:17:19 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: BradtotheBone

Sorry Sheila, they’re busy right now searching for the flag Armstrong and Aldrin set up on Mars.


6 posted on 10/29/2010 11:17:32 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Just another white boy riding in the back of the bus.)
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To: BradtotheBone

Yeah ... never mind the NBPP guys in balck fatigues, combat boots, and carrying night sticks. < / sarc


7 posted on 10/29/2010 11:19:14 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: BradtotheBone

She was guilty of electioneering in a polling place herself just days ago.

Democrats make me sick!


8 posted on 10/29/2010 11:19:19 AM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: BradtotheBone

I want the DOJ to be monitoring the ethically challenged Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas).


9 posted on 10/29/2010 11:20:48 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: BradtotheBone

Funny that no specific incidents were cited!!


10 posted on 10/29/2010 11:22:02 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Freddd

Wouldn’t matter if Jackson Lee was inside flipping the levers on the machines. Once they reach 100% that’s it ~ and it will be 100% in those districts no matter who runs or who counts the votes!


11 posted on 10/29/2010 11:22:02 AM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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To: BradtotheBone

What? Are we going to get a grilling before we vote as to whether we attended a Tea party?

What constitutes a “tea party person”, you dolt Sheila J Lee?


12 posted on 10/29/2010 11:22:02 AM PDT by dforest
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To: BradtotheBone

I have been a poll watcher this week and there is no way I would have been allowed in the area where people were actually voting.


13 posted on 10/29/2010 11:22:02 AM PDT by aberaussie
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To: BradtotheBone

Doesn’t that pig realize that the DOJ has already outsourced that job to the New Black Panther Party?


14 posted on 10/29/2010 11:22:45 AM PDT by VR-21
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To: BradtotheBone

Words fail me.


15 posted on 10/29/2010 11:24:28 AM PDT by crosshairs (Guns have two enemies: Rust and Politicians)
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To: BradtotheBone

Interesting since the camera addicted Lee has been making the rounds of early voting places violating the electioneering Laws.

She thinks she has the pathetic Houston Media (which is true) behind her.

THIS MUST BE PUT ON THE TEA PARTY ALERT LIST!!!!!!


16 posted on 10/29/2010 11:25:02 AM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: indylindy
What constitutes a “tea party person”, you dolt Sheila J Lee?


17 posted on 10/29/2010 11:26:01 AM PDT by crosshairs (Guns have two enemies: Rust and Politicians)
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To: BradtotheBone

I don’t know what you guys are talking about! I take my lilly white butt down to the hood and intimidate black and latino voters every election. I’ve been shot 473 times, and I’m telling you, you DO get use to it.


18 posted on 10/29/2010 11:27:53 AM PDT by The Toll
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To: BradtotheBone

BFD. I want the DOJ to monitor Sheila Jackson Lee for polling irregularities.


19 posted on 10/29/2010 11:28:16 AM PDT by rickb308 (Nothing good ever came from someone yelling "Allah Snackbar")
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To: ColdOne
Wow I did not know her district had any Republicans in it.

Never mind Republicans; does it have any Americans in it?

20 posted on 10/29/2010 11:28:22 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Freddd

Leftists are INHERENTLY dishonest - it’s just a part of the ideology to not recognize any sense of right and wrong outside of their “inner god”.

Laws, rules, etc, are only to be deferred to when they further the goals of the left.

Very much like Muslims.


21 posted on 10/29/2010 11:28:56 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: BradtotheBone

This idiot thinks she can intimidate conservatives and keep them from monitoring liberal vote fraud and voter intimidation.


22 posted on 10/29/2010 11:28:56 AM PDT by G Larry
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To: BradtotheBone

Lee you are a stupid stupid woman why don’t you really say what you are afriad of and that is the fact that your poll workers won’t be able to manufacture enough votes to keep your ugly @$$ in office with them people hanging around.The only voter intimadation I’ve heard of in your district was when you broke the law and campaigned in the polls.


23 posted on 10/29/2010 11:29:20 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: BradtotheBone

I’m typing this with a paper bag over my head....one reason is I’m embarrassed to have that IDIOT in my hometown and the other is to catch the chunks I’m about to blow. Wasn’t SHE standing at the door asking for votes??? You can bet Holder will send in his people to get this investigated faster than a speeding bullet (a little Superman lingo there). Black Panthers are protected! Queen Sheila is waaaaaay past being defeated!


24 posted on 10/29/2010 11:30:13 AM PDT by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: 1riot1ranger; Action-America; Aggie Mama; Alkhin; Allegra; American72; antivenom; Antoninus II; ...

Hear Queen Sheila roar.


25 posted on 10/29/2010 11:30:29 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: BradtotheBone

We (Tea Party) actually have jobs and work hard to take care of our families, so we do not have to time to sit at polls all day trying to intimidate voters....that is better left to the unemployed and the government/union thugs and those are hired by the left.....


26 posted on 10/29/2010 11:31:01 AM PDT by Kimmers (Tell a lie often enough it becomes political........)
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To: Marty62

Oh Marty, don’t get me started on the media in this town. Our only saving grace is Conservative talk radio down here.


27 posted on 10/29/2010 11:32:20 AM PDT by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: BradtotheBone

This moron isn’t known as Sheila “Jackass” Lee for nothing...


28 posted on 10/29/2010 11:34:05 AM PDT by Gritty (I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something - Sen Jim DeMint)
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To: chris_bdba

Poll watchers watching for irregularities in a precinct known for vote fraud - “voter intimidation”.

NBPP members, WITH WEAPONS, “guarding” the door to a polling place, shouting racial epithets at white people - nothing to see here.


29 posted on 10/29/2010 11:35:01 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: BradtotheBone
I think we may be missing the point...she wants the holderthons there to make sure no one interferes with THEIR cheating.

Like those lady cops at a store in La after Katrina searching for "shoplifters" while they were stuffing their own shopping carts as fast as they could go.

I've got the video.
30 posted on 10/29/2010 11:35:20 AM PDT by FrankR (November 2nd is NOT an election - it's a RESTRAINING ORDER.....VOTE!)
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To: Gritty

Why are these people voting anyway? The election isn’t until Tuesday. Or is Sheila afraid a poll watcher might say, “hey, you voted yesterday.”


31 posted on 10/29/2010 11:37:20 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: G Larry

How does Sheila know who is tea party? I bet nobody asks her to tell us how she identifies one.


32 posted on 10/29/2010 11:38:32 AM PDT by dforest
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To: BradtotheBone
What are you so afraid of, Sheila?

You're acting pretty scared.

C'mon, what are you frightened of?

Hmmmmmmm?

33 posted on 10/29/2010 11:40:09 AM PDT by Allegra (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: BradtotheBone

..."and if I pick da cup with da peanut under it I can have it?"

34 posted on 10/29/2010 11:40:38 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: BradtotheBone
Sheila...

"Hey Eric ... I'm down here stealing votes, fair and square, and these crackers keep bustin' my game...send some bruthas!! KnowudI'mSayin'?"

35 posted on 10/29/2010 11:40:50 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: BradtotheBone

Ding dong is asking for an investigation of a hypothetical situation three days in the future.


36 posted on 10/29/2010 11:40:55 AM PDT by DManA
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To: BradtotheBone

I had to check the by-line to make sure this wasn’t one of John Semmens’s devious quasi-satires.


37 posted on 10/29/2010 11:41:45 AM PDT by kromike
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To: BradtotheBone
She apparently didn't get the memo...Obama disbanded the Justice Department...he did replace it with an InJustice Department however, and I'm sure that's what she meant to say.
38 posted on 10/29/2010 11:42:02 AM PDT by highlander_UW (Education is too important to abdicate control of it to the government)
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To: indylindy
How does Sheila know who is tea party?

"Tea Party" is a black racist code word for "cracker".
See? We can all play race cards! Isn't it fun?

39 posted on 10/29/2010 11:42:58 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: BradtotheBone

How are they going to know the difference between a regular campaigner and one who belongs to the Tea Party? I campaign for my conservative candidate who is Tea Party backed, but am not an ‘official’ Tea Party member.


40 posted on 10/29/2010 11:43:59 AM PDT by GailA (obamacare paid for by cuts & taxes on most vulnerable Veterans, retired Military, disabled & Seniors)
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To: BradtotheBone

my head just exploded


41 posted on 10/29/2010 11:45:31 AM PDT by vanilla swirl (We are the Patrick Henry we have been waiting for!)
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To: ColdOne

I’m one...

and the audacity of this bitch continues to amaze
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2skCRGjPeOw&feature=youtu.be


42 posted on 10/29/2010 11:45:53 AM PDT by TV Dinners (Hope is not a Strategy)
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To: highlander_UW
She apparently didn't get the memo...Obama disbanded the Justice Department...he did replace it with...


43 posted on 10/29/2010 11:47:03 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: BradtotheBone

What a numskull, there has to be basic testing of these who have used skin color to wedge themselves in the house,along with drug testing in that things case.


44 posted on 10/29/2010 11:47:12 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: BradtotheBone

Mustn’t do anything to discourage the felons and illegals from voting Dem as they always do.
Sheila Jackson Lee is an embarrassment to Texas. Send her back to New York City where her ignorant Socialism would blend in much better.


45 posted on 10/29/2010 11:49:07 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: BradtotheBone

Mustn’t do anything to discourage the felons and illegals from voting Dem as they always do.
Sheila Jackson Lee is an embarrassment to Texas. Send her back to New York City where her ignorant Socialism would blend in much better.


46 posted on 10/29/2010 11:49:18 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: BradtotheBone
Sheila, you were strangle quiet when the Black Panthers were standing in front of the door to a polling place holding nightsticks. If that's not voter intimidation, then having tea partiers watching the polls to try to prevent fraud sure isn't.

Course, Sheila's a humongous hypocrite like the rest of the libs, so I'm not surprised.

47 posted on 10/29/2010 11:51:01 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: BradtotheBone

The current “justice” department, the one that set black panther criminals free, would be only too happy to find a few White people and arrest them for something that they didn’t do.


48 posted on 10/29/2010 11:54:03 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Annoying liberals is my goal. I will not be silenced.)
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To: ColdOne

With the new construction in Sheila’s district, it’s a lot more diverse than it used to be.


49 posted on 10/29/2010 11:57:23 AM PDT by smokingfrog (Because you don't live near a bakery doesn't mean you have to go without cheesecake.)
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To: BradtotheBone
She is concerned about voter intimidation of African-Americans and Latinos, but no mention of Caucasians. Sounds racist to me.

I, on the other hand, are concerned about voter intimidation of all eligible Americans. Part of that concern includes the dilution of said votes by way of illegal voting and fraud.

Who is the uniter and who is the divider?

50 posted on 10/29/2010 12:01:56 PM PDT by 5thGenTexan
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