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Holder to push against voter-ID laws
hotair.com ^ | 12-13-11 | Ed Morrissey

Posted on 12/13/2011 8:34:28 AM PST by Justaham

The Obama administration on Tuesday will wade into the increasingly divisive national debate over new voting laws in several states that could depress turnout among minorities and others who helped elect the president in 2008. …

With the presidential campaign heating up,Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. will deliver a speech Tuesday expressing concerns about the voter-identification laws, along with a Texas redistricting plan before the Supreme Court that fails to take into account the state’s burgeoning Hispanic population, he said in an interview Monday.

Holder will speak at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Libary and Museum in Austin, Tex., which honors the president who shepherded the 1965 Voting Rights Act into law. …

When it comes to voting fraud, some conservatives have long argued that it is a serious problem, although others say the number of such cases is relatively low. Studies of the issue have reached different conclusions on the extent of the problem.

“You constantly hear about voter fraud . . . but you don’t see huge amounts of vote fraud out there,’’ Holder said.

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1 posted on 12/13/2011 8:34:34 AM PST by Justaham
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To: Justaham
“You constantly hear about voter fraud . . . but you don’t see huge amounts of vote fraud out there,’’ Holder said.

YEAH, especially when you look the other way!!!

2 posted on 12/13/2011 8:36:56 AM PST by goodnesswins (Bad planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on mine....)
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To: Justaham

Shouldn’t he be busy with a paper shredder somewhere?

He needs to be impeached.


3 posted on 12/13/2011 8:37:09 AM PST by Shadow44
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To: Justaham
...that could depress turnout among minorities and others who helped elect the president in 2008...

I thought dead people were a majority.

4 posted on 12/13/2011 8:38:51 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Justaham

Voter ID ONLY SUPPRESSES FRAUD!

Hmmmm....Bumper sticker?

Holder knows that organized voter fraud THRIVES on lack of Voter ID enforcement.
Same with Moter Voter and Mail In Ballots.


5 posted on 12/13/2011 8:39:08 AM PST by G Larry ("I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his Character.")
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To: Shadow44

Fraud isn’t something you advertise Eric.


6 posted on 12/13/2011 8:40:11 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Justaham
Why Holder why no to voter ID laws? Could it be because you want illegals to vote and not be discovered? Could it be because this is the only way your kind can win elections other than thru the courts? You need to be impeached NOW!
7 posted on 12/13/2011 8:41:35 AM PST by mk2000
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To: Justaham
“You constantly hear about voter fraud . . . but you don’t see huge amounts of vote fraud out there,’’ Holder said.

define "huge amount", crapweasel.

8 posted on 12/13/2011 8:43:31 AM PST by WOBBLY BOB (Congress: Looting the future to bribe the present.)
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To: Justaham

Well we passed a voter ID law here in GA and we are not giving it up so Holder can kiss our grits.


9 posted on 12/13/2011 8:45:29 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Justaham

Let me take off my PC hat for a moment (let’s face it, I rarely wear it, I hate hats...)

If you’re really at such a stage in life that you can’t afford, or can’t be bothered to get, a F***ING $13 STATE ID...are you really in any position to make a decision that affects the very fate of your nation and your fellow citizens?


10 posted on 12/13/2011 8:46:32 AM PST by RockinRight (If you're waiting to drink until you find pure water, you're going to die of dehydration.)
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To: mk2000

If these clowns and professional community organizers (holder, obama, etc.) truly cared about voting rights, they would channel all this effort into making sure the eligible voters all secured their legal identification for voting purposes.

Of course, that is not their goal.


11 posted on 12/13/2011 8:46:42 AM PST by Bluebird Singing
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To: Justaham

If I want to vote, I have to prove it is me and that I am a citizen. Anything less should not be tolerated.


12 posted on 12/13/2011 8:48:25 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Justaham
"Depress turnout fraud.."

Mike

13 posted on 12/13/2011 8:48:31 AM PST by MichaelP (The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools ~HS)
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To: Justaham

If Holder doesn’t stop all of these Voter ID laws there will be millions of voters disenfranchised like dead people, multiple voters, and many, many more!


14 posted on 12/13/2011 8:48:42 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Justaham
Who among us would resist identifying themselves at the polls? Any ideas out there? Is there a motive in not identifying one's self? Might it be an ethnic thing?

When I go to my bank and encounter a new teller who doesn't know me, does anyone with two brain neurons to rub together think that I would resist identifying myself? If I am stopped in a traffic check, should I argue with the police officer concerning IDing myself? Try that and see what it gets you.

15 posted on 12/13/2011 8:49:09 AM PST by davisfh
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To: Justaham

Impeach and prosecute the racist Socialist bastard!


16 posted on 12/13/2011 8:49:20 AM PST by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: Justaham
Laying the foundation for UN to oversee our elections?

I received this in an email from one of Tom Tancredo's groups/affiliates:

This is not a fantasy – next week it will start to become reality.
That’s when a delegation of leftist Obama supporters will meet with the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland.
And there they will lay the groundwork to ensure the United Nations takes action in time to save Barack Obama.

This and Holder's Austin "announcement"...scary.

17 posted on 12/13/2011 8:49:25 AM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Justaham

Of course he will, corrupt bastard.


18 posted on 12/13/2011 8:49:37 AM PST by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: Justaham

Holder pushes for voter fraud.


19 posted on 12/13/2011 8:50:42 AM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Nachum; MestaMachine; 444Flyer

corrupt Holder ping


20 posted on 12/13/2011 8:51:17 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Justaham

Voter ID State Laws

http://www.ncsl.org/?tabid=16602


21 posted on 12/13/2011 8:52:37 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: WOBBLY BOB
Just a little fraud....geez....then you know it does exist and you don't care...the entire attatusde of this administration....So what!!

Just like Ft Hood...He was a muzzie....so what!

We gave money to Solyndra....so what.

Hundeds of criminals are now armed with Fast and Furious guns....So what!!

And on and on and on.....

22 posted on 12/13/2011 8:53:19 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: goodnesswins
Voter ID is something that needs to happen. A propostion that affects everyone, more-or-less equally, should have more-or-less equality of arguments for and against it. Dems being uniformly against it, says to me that they're covering for something.

However, after the laws are passed, I'll bet that very little fraud is found. It's akin to sticking a state trooper every 1000 ft beside a stretch of interstate, then saying "There is no speeding on the interstate". People behave better when they know they're being watched.

I'll also bet that Democrat turnout will be in the crapper because of voter id, Dems will scream that racist Voter ID is the cause of it, and since no fraud was found the laws should be repealed.

As far as PR is concerned, there's no way for Repubs to win this one, but it's still a step that needs to be taken, IMHO.

23 posted on 12/13/2011 8:56:07 AM PST by wbill
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To: Justaham

This is a great article on the real issue about Voter Fraud, and it describes an ID requirement is only able to peck at the margins of the problem. The most serious problem is the fraudulent voter registrations turned in months before election day. It’s great reading, and explains that far more than ID’s at polls, the Justice department is in mortal terror of states purging their voter rolls of the dead, and those who have moved out of state.

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/12/voter_fraud_for_the_complete_idiot.html


24 posted on 12/13/2011 8:57:59 AM PST by antonico
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To: Justaham

Meanwhile...

(Photo: Philly.com)

25 posted on 12/13/2011 9:00:14 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: RockinRight
$13 STATE ID

When my state of South Carolina was working to get a Voter ID law passed, the RATS complained that low income voters would be disenfranchised as they had no money to pay for the ID. So the legislature (Republican majority) changed the law to make the taxpayers pay for the IDs so the IDs could be "free." Believe it or not, then the RATS complained that the low income voters were still disenfranchised as they had no transportation to the DMV to get their "free" ID. Unbelievable!

26 posted on 12/13/2011 9:01:56 AM PST by upchuck (Let's have the Revolution NOW before we get dumbed down to the point that we can't.)
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To: Justaham
...but you don’t see huge amounts of vote fraud out there,’’ Holder said.

Actually, you don't need huge amounts of fraud to steal an election; what you need is relatively small amounts in strategic locations.

27 posted on 12/13/2011 9:02:12 AM PST by sima_yi ( Reporting live from the People's Republic of Boulder)
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To: Justaham

28 posted on 12/13/2011 9:05:15 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Holding our flawed politicians to higher standards than the enemy’s politicians guarantees they win)
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To: Justaham
“You constantly hear about voter fraud . . . but you don’t see huge amounts of vote fraud out there,’’ Holder said.
Please read "Stealing Elections: How Voter Fraud Threatens Our Democracy" by John Fund.

29 posted on 12/13/2011 9:05:56 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Justaham
Holder will speak at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Libary and Museum

How apropos. You just can't make this stuff up....

30 posted on 12/13/2011 9:06:37 AM PST by BatMite
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To: Justaham
The Obama administration on Tuesday will wade into the increasingly divisive national debate over new voting laws in several states that could depress turnout among minorities and others who helped elect the president in 2008. …

Bull Puckey, the voter ID law was first implemented here in Michigan in 2008 and Bammy won. I will say that it has probably become a lot more efficient since then.
31 posted on 12/13/2011 9:08:00 AM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB
Our current senior senator Claire McCackle, was a gift of voter fraud.
32 posted on 12/13/2011 9:08:44 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: RockinRight

Things or Actions that require ID
(Feel free to add to the list..

Cash a check
Make purchase with a check
Purchase bottle of MD 20/20 (Buy Alcohol)
Buy Ticket/ fly Airlines
Buy Ticket/ride Amtrack
Admission to Hospital / Doctors Office Visit
Purchase Automobile
Purchase Home/Auto Insurance
Pickup Narcotics/controlled Drugs at Drug Store


33 posted on 12/13/2011 9:09:27 AM PST by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: Justaham
This a hugely important issue. It goes to the heart of our freedom to have self determining government.
34 posted on 12/13/2011 9:10:49 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: Justaham
More Anarchism from a useful idiot.

35 posted on 12/13/2011 9:11:11 AM PST by Uriíel-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: Justaham

Ah, but the Federal Gubermint sure wants to know who you are: start a job? File an I-9 after showing photo ID. Open a bank account? Show a photo id to comply with the US Patriot Act.


36 posted on 12/13/2011 9:11:21 AM PST by NonValueAdded ("Centralization destroys the blight of monopoly")
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To: Robe

how about listing states that already have voter ID laws.

I bet the only “disputes” are in swing states.


37 posted on 12/13/2011 9:11:47 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory

Austin-bound for rally against Holder & blue helmets. Have a 7’ sign to hold. Wish I knew how to post a photo on here. anyway...King Street Patriots had Anita Moncrief speak from her experience inside ACORN. Stunning presentation. This lady was loaded with facts and the end-game on voter fraud. Visit King Street Website to catch her on the Webcast in Houston from last night.


38 posted on 12/13/2011 9:16:25 AM PST by magna carta
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To: HereInTheHeartland

Its also a good issue for noting the importance of electing a good secretary of state.

The election of Ruth Johnson in Michigan is probably the single most valuable office we took last year. She’s a fraud fighter with a bloodlust due to the fact that she herself was targeted with fraud. To make things even sweeter, we defeated a prize Soros secretary of state project nominee to do it. (Jocelyn Benson was groomed to commit vote fraud)


39 posted on 12/13/2011 9:18:35 AM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: longtermmemmory

40 posted on 12/13/2011 9:18:35 AM PST by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: Sacajaweau

Some Wisconsin voters having trouble getting required ID

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2819224/posts?q=1&;page=51

the whiney, leftist , unionista in this BS story (Rita) is posting to the paper’s weibsite reader comments via the pioneer press link...feel free to reply to her idiotic lies, freepers.


41 posted on 12/13/2011 9:20:57 AM PST by WOBBLY BOB (Congress: Looting the future to bribe the present.)
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To: Robe

Applying for welfare?


42 posted on 12/13/2011 9:22:37 AM PST by RockinRight (If you're waiting to drink until you find pure water, you're going to die of dehydration.)
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To: Robe

Here in Michigan they have to ask for a photo ID but you don’t have to show it. However failure to show it makes your ballot a provisional ballot.


43 posted on 12/13/2011 9:22:39 AM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: upchuck
$13 STATE ID

When my state of South Carolina was working to get a Voter ID law passed, the RATS complained that low income voters would be disenfranchised as they had no money to pay for the ID. So the legislature (Republican majority) changed the law to make the taxpayers pay for the IDs so the IDs could be "free." Believe it or not, then the RATS complained that the low income voters were still disenfranchised as they had no transportation to the DMV to get their "free" ID. Unbelievable!

And if you recall many counties provided transportation, here in York County, I think there were less then 10 requests for transportation

44 posted on 12/13/2011 9:23:46 AM PST by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: goodnesswins

Holder’s “Justice” Department is at the heart of organized voter fraud in the U.S., as outlined by whistleblower J. Christian Adams.

Adams is an election lawyer who served in the Voting Rights Section at the U.S. Department of Justice. His bestselling book is Injustice: Exposing the Racial Agenda of the Obama Justice Department (Regnery). His website is www.electionlawcenter.com.


45 posted on 12/13/2011 9:24:11 AM PST by Bernard Marx
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To: davisfh
When I go to my bank and encounter a new teller who doesn't know me, does anyone with two brain neurons to rub together think that I would resist identifying myself?

The funny thing is, I work in banking, and some people, especially older ones, get in a major huff when a new teller asks them for ID. "I've been banking here since 19XX! Why should I be asked this?"

46 posted on 12/13/2011 9:29:21 AM PST by RockinRight (If you're waiting to drink until you find pure water, you're going to die of dehydration.)
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To: All

You mean the laws already upheld by the Supremes?


47 posted on 12/13/2011 9:33:27 AM PST by Maverick68
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To: RockinRight

When I go to the bank to withdraw money from my account, I appreciate being asked for ID. What I can’t figure out is, when I deposit money into my account, they ask for ID also. As far as I’m concerned, if someone who is not me wants to put money into my account, then by all means....


48 posted on 12/13/2011 9:35:54 AM PST by kevao
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To: kevao

For deposits it might be related to the possibility of laundering illicitly gained funds in the account of someone else.

Just a thought - my employer doesn’t normally ask for ID for deposits unless something is fishy.


49 posted on 12/13/2011 9:39:11 AM PST by RockinRight (If you're waiting to drink until you find pure water, you're going to die of dehydration.)
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To: RockinRight
If you’re really at such a stage in life that you can’t afford, or can’t be bothered to get, a F***ING $13 STATE ID

In CA, under certain circumstances, you can get a free ID. Voter ID laws will only disenfranchise people who are voting illegally, and that is the big scare that has been thrown into the dimwit tribe. I call for elimination of the mail in ballot unless it has a finger print on the envelope. All votes should be finger printed when they register and required to place their prints on the envelope when mailing the absentee ballot back in.

50 posted on 12/13/2011 9:42:05 AM PST by calex59
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