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Tea party groups work to remove names from Ohio voter rolls
The Los Angeles Times ^ | September 26, 2012, 6:35 p.m. | Michael Finnegan

Posted on 09/29/2012 11:40:39 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Lori Monroe, a 40-year-old Democrat who lives in central Ohio, was startled a few weeks ago to open a letter that said a stranger was challenging her right to vote in the presidential election.

Monroe, who was recovering from cancer surgery, called the local election board to protest. A local tea party leader was trying to strike Monroe from the voter rolls for a reason that made no sense: Her apartment building in Lancaster was listed as a commercial property.

"I'm like, really? Seriously?" Monroe said. "I've lived here seven years, and now I'm getting challenged?"

Monroe's is one of at least 2,100 names that tea party groups have sought to remove from Ohio's voter rosters. …

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: liberallies; liberalmedia; teaparty; voterfraud
Here we go. The mainstream media pumping out a new set of lies.

I do have to wonder if the reporter who wrote this story grew whiskers on his chin again, and then the wind came along and blew them back in again?
1 posted on 09/29/2012 11:40:50 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
When the local empty lot and cemetery residents start protesting, then it'll be a story.

Sounds like the TP is doing the right thing here. Create the challenge and let the real voters prove otherwise. If they succeed, cool. If not, one less fake voter.

2 posted on 09/29/2012 11:46:27 AM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: Olog-hai
Ever wonder why the Dems never do this? It's because they would cancel out their own votes!
3 posted on 09/29/2012 11:48:48 AM PDT by celmak
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To: Olog-hai
Did you find the hint that this is a commie lib bull**** story yet?

"Monroe, who was recovering from cancer surgery..."

She's a "victim" X 2 now that the the evil TEA Party is challenging her vote. This is just more liberal bull****. They are scared to death about November.

4 posted on 09/29/2012 11:50:51 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Vote early and vote often.)
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To: Olog-hai

Been seeing a few headlines like this,the old media starting the meme about the Tea Party and voter intimidation.
Must be a landslide coming;)


5 posted on 09/29/2012 12:04:19 PM PDT by mdittmar
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Yeah I caught that, and why. They sure didn’t cut Tony Snow any slack, it only works for ‘rats.


6 posted on 09/29/2012 12:04:27 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Olog-hai
Great timing! We just got a "notice to confirm voter registration address" ‏from the Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector in the name of a person who has not lived at our address since at least 1978 (and probably never!). We will call to correct this, but also sent an email to the King Street Patriots about this possible attempt at voter fraud.
7 posted on 09/29/2012 12:06:00 PM PDT by TropicanaRose
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To: Olog-hai
What these propagandists do is to send out word they are looking for a case in which a mistake was made, then they focus all the attention on that mistake, rather than pointing out that the other 9,000 (Just guessing as to the number) cases were actual successes in removing a fraudulent voter.

And then they have their narrative.

8 posted on 09/29/2012 12:06:47 PM PDT by DiogenesLamp (Partus Sequitur Patrem)
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To: Olog-hai
Media swings into action to protect their fraudulent voter franchise.
9 posted on 09/29/2012 12:10:51 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Olog-hai

yeah I just the old hag “lives” in an office building, uh hun. biddy is voting in two places at least, big deal if she’s been doing it for 7 years, she needs to be off the rolls


10 posted on 09/29/2012 12:11:46 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: skeeter

bet


11 posted on 09/29/2012 12:12:39 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
She's a "victim" X 2 now that the the evil TEA Party is challenging her vote.

They only mention the cancer because it helps to paint those who they are calling the victimizers as being so much more monstrous. It's an emotional ploy to make the anti-fraud crusaders look like the bad guys.

This is just more liberal bull****. They are scared to death about November.

They need to be scared. I feel it is our duty to destroy them. They need to be in fear of the people whom they have sought to cheat out of fair elections. The Los Angeles times is probably going to go under eventually. We need to help shove it over a cliff. Those are the same bastards who are refusing to release that incriminating Video of Barry at that Hate Israel party.

12 posted on 09/29/2012 12:14:04 PM PDT by DiogenesLamp (Partus Sequitur Patrem)
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To: Olog-hai

This is evidence #2 that Obama and the media know that they are losing. Here is the narrative they will use, Romney wins, they will blame the racist white people who didn’t vote for Obama because he’s black..and also blame the Voter ID law and the media will call for mass riots and mass protests, the election will go before the Supreme Court where we will be screwed..that is what will happen here..if Obama and the media knew the election were in the bag they wouldn’t be mentioning Voter ID and tea party together


13 posted on 09/29/2012 12:14:11 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: FlingWingFlyer

LOL,it’s not just surgery, it’s CANCER surgery!


14 posted on 09/29/2012 12:24:13 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

She’s a victim times three. She’s a Democrat WOMAN.


16 posted on 09/29/2012 12:57:09 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: Olog-hai

If she is living in commercial property, she is violating zoning. We have a whole segment of such violators in Boston at Fort Point Channel. Bunch of commies. It’a a way of living in the city cheap.


17 posted on 09/29/2012 1:05:05 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: Olog-hai

Anytime we have a family member pass away, we check to make sure their names have been removed from the voter rolls and we continue to check every so often to make sure no one is voting for them.

Be aware if you have family members in nursing homes....


18 posted on 09/29/2012 1:12:37 PM PDT by yellowdoghunter
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To: Olog-hai
Buried deep inside this highly anecdotal, heavily negative, anti-Tea Party hit piece, is this bit of fact:

"In some cases, the Ohio tea party researchers have correctly identified voters who have died or moved, speeding up the official updating of registration files. They also found voters registered at a Cincinnati trailer park that no longer exists."

Well, well, well. So the Tea Party group DID find "voters" who had died or moved ... or didn't exist.

And wouldn't you would think that any journalist would find some NUMBERS essential to the story?

But no: The LATimes reporter fails to inform us how many non-existent voters were properly purged from the voter rolls as a result of the Tea Party's efforts -- compared to how many voters were found to be legitimate, after being challenged.

And oh, by the way, what is wrong with a CHALLENGE? Nobody's "right to vote" is taken away by a mere challenge. If you answer the letter that is sent to you by your County's Board of Elections, your name will remain on the rolls!

19 posted on 09/29/2012 1:36:11 PM PDT by shhrubbery! (NIH!)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

I am reminded of an incident that happened in 2004 (might have been 2000) where a local Republican party sent a mailer to everyone on the Voter registration list at their address of record, then challenged all that came back as undeliverable. I also think a few registrars started doing the same thing, possibly the same year as they thought it was a bright idea. Democrats were screaming, but I find it quite likely that anyone whose address of record cannot be found by the post office is illegally voting.


20 posted on 09/29/2012 1:56:10 PM PDT by Fraxinus (My opinion, worth what you paid.)
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To: Uncle Slayton

I see what you did there, Uncle ZOTbait.


21 posted on 09/29/2012 2:55:44 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Olog-hai

That will be the big excuse from the media when Romney wins, that those Tea Party types and Republicans disenfranchised the Democrat voters.


22 posted on 09/29/2012 3:20:48 PM PDT by Milt3726 (Vote again)
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To: Olog-hai

Poor sad and pathetic Lori Monroe, cancer patient can’t be bothered to sign a form and send it back to the registrar in her city. I wonder how many Lori Monroes the L.A. Times had to troll through to find the most simpothetic and pathetic Lori Monroe. I wonder if Lori Monroe calls the L.A. Times when her proprerty tax bill comes in the mail, or does she write a check and put it in the mail?


23 posted on 09/29/2012 3:22:16 PM PDT by qman (The communist usurper must go!)
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