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Justice Department will challenge Texas Voter ID law
Washington Post ^ | 8/22/2013 | Aaron Blake

Posted on 08/22/2013 10:25:07 AM PDT by Menehune56

The U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday that it will challenge Texas’s Voter ID law, saying it violates the Voting Rights Act, as well as the Constitution’s 14th and 15th Amendments. (snip) The department’s complain[t] alleges that the Texas Voter ID law “was adopted with the purpose, and will have the result, of denying or abridging the right to vote on account of race, color, or membership in a language minority group.”

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: democratcorruption; democrats; democratvoterfraud; doj; dojisajoke; electionfraud; elections; govtabuse; holder; howtostealanelection; liberalfascism; obama; tyranny; votefraud; voterfraud; voterid
They're messing with Texas again in a desperate attempt to steal the 2016 elections.
1 posted on 08/22/2013 10:25:07 AM PDT by Menehune56
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To: Menehune56

But this time they have to prove it in a real court, not the DOJ kangaroo court.


2 posted on 08/22/2013 10:27:10 AM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Menehune56

Just using their own insanity as a weapon. They are like drug addled petulant babies banging walls and screaming with their crazy cards to trump you and anyone in their way. F-n twilight zone to genocide.


3 posted on 08/22/2013 10:29:06 AM PDT by Sheapdog (Chew the meat, spit out the bones - FUBO - Come and get me)
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To: Menehune56

Eric the Red and his sissy-boy boss can kiss our collective Texas asses.


4 posted on 08/22/2013 10:31:20 AM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: Menehune56

5 posted on 08/22/2013 10:31:22 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Menehune56

And what happens when you mess with Texas?


6 posted on 08/22/2013 10:31:49 AM PDT by JCBreckenridge
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To: Menehune56

Of course. Waste our taxpaying dollars on the stuff that doesn’t matter.


7 posted on 08/22/2013 10:34:15 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Menehune56

I speak pig latin but didn’t know there was an official group. Where do I sign up for membership and how soon will I get a card? Maybe Holder can make the membership card my voter ID card.

Last I heard was immigrants had to learn English to get US citizenship. Although how difficult is it to recognize the name of your candidate? Are we going to now have to print the names in Arabic or Chinese or a dozen other languages to appease Holder?


8 posted on 08/22/2013 10:35:30 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: JCBreckenridge

They will tell you to not to mess with Texas again


9 posted on 08/22/2013 10:35:35 AM PDT by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: Menehune56

A person needs a photo ID to:

1. Buy any tobacco product
2. Buy any alcoholic product
3. Buy any type of firearm
4. Buy any ammunition for that firearm
5. Drive an automobile
6. Open a bank account or even access that bank account
7. Get a mortgage or loan of any type
8. Get insurance of any type
9. Get enrolled in college or university
10. Buy any type of glue, spray paint, fingernail polish remover or other flammable liquid
11. Use a credit card

I’m sure there are many others that I can’t think of just now...............BUT NOT TO VOTE?..............


10 posted on 08/22/2013 10:36:29 AM PDT by Red Badger
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To: Menehune56

Come and get some you lying, cheating, racist, elitist, communistic trash.


11 posted on 08/22/2013 10:36:35 AM PDT by Vindication
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To: bgill

http://www.snowcrest.net/donnelly/piglatin.html


12 posted on 08/22/2013 10:37:41 AM PDT by Red Badger
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To: All
DEMS FRANTIC---OBAMA/HOLDER MOVING IN The DOJ is taking action against NC, Texas and a handful of states after the USSC struck down part of the Voting Rights Act earlier this year.

In a narrow decision, the justices invalidated a portion of the law that required a number of Southern states with a history of voter suppression to clear all new voting regulations with the federal govt. The court ruled that the criteria are outdated and gave Congress the option of updating it...... lawsuits have already been filed by other groups challenging the NC law.

Jerome Corsi writes in his book "What Went Wrong" in 2012-----that swing state Dem voter fraud is a fact of life unless voter ID happens. Dems also steal elections w/ early voting and by bussing in voting hordes.

13 posted on 08/22/2013 10:38:03 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Menehune56
I think that a factual assessment will show that the Justice Department's actual interest is in maintaining an absurd approach to the elections that greatly favors those who use the race card to herd susceptible people to the polls, where those who are playing that card instruct them how to vote.

The Holder Justice Department is the closest thing Americans have yet seen to the "Justice" system under the Nazis in Germany. Holder, of course, is still frustrated by not having such worthies as a Heinrich Himmler to carry out his orders; but the Departments of some of his fellow cabinet officers may be moving in that direction.

William Flax

14 posted on 08/22/2013 10:38:09 AM PDT by Ohioan
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To: Red Badger
such is life at


15 posted on 08/22/2013 10:38:17 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / al-Kilab Division)
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To: qam1

I jes’ get this mental picture of a guy ... must be a ranger .. looking into a suit’s eyes .. jes, kind’a .. “are you still here” look ... and totally ignoring him.


16 posted on 08/22/2013 10:38:19 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: JCBreckenridge
Re: "And what happens when you mess with Texas?"

You get the horn - right where the sun don't shine.

17 posted on 08/22/2013 10:38:59 AM PDT by Cribb (Home of Conservatism - America's middle class.)
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To: Menehune56
membership in a language minority group

So only speaking Spanish makes you a victim minority, worthy of special rights?

Gee...I remember when Civil Rights were about characteristics you were born with, and could do nothing about.

Like the color of your skin. Not the color of your shirt this morning.

18 posted on 08/22/2013 10:40:32 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: Menehune56

Just last night the tv news in Austin was banging the drum about whether AG Greg Abbott was spending too much time and money suing the FedGov. I wonder (he says, pensively stroking his chin) if the two things are related.


19 posted on 08/22/2013 10:43:27 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: Menehune56

You would think that this issue was settled already:

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court upheld Indiana’s voter-identification law on Monday, declaring that a requirement to produce photo identification is not unconstitutional and that the state has a “valid interest” in improving election procedures as well as deterring fraud.

Text of the Opinion

In a 6-to-3 ruling in one of the most awaited election-law cases in years, the court rejected arguments that Indiana’s law imposes unjustified burdens on people who are old, poor or members of minority groups and less likely to have driver’s licenses or other acceptable forms of identification. Because Indiana’s law is considered the strictest in the country, similar laws in the other 20 or so states that have photo-identification rules would appear to have a good chance of surviving scrutiny.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/29/washington/28cnd-scotus.html?_r=0


20 posted on 08/22/2013 10:45:38 AM PDT by BradtotheBone (Moderate Democrat - A politician whose voting record leans left and whose vote can be bought.)
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To: Liz

When voter ID and open primary voting is addressed, we know Texas is still to be taken seriously, but boy have we been infiltrated. Texas still has the same blinders on as does the nation on Education, Common Core and generations of Marxist curriculum, beginning Monday, when the doors open down the block.

What pol has e even addressed this. Not. One. Person.


21 posted on 08/22/2013 10:48:01 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Menehune56
Texas should sue Holder and his DOJ for harassment or for filing a frivolous lawsuit since the SCOTUS has already determined in April 2008 that State's Voter ID laws ARE Constitutional.

Can Texas appeal directly to SCOTUS to have the lawsuit thrown out due to SCOTUS' April 2008 ruling?

22 posted on 08/22/2013 10:48:40 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Menehune56

The department’s complain[t] alleges that the Texas Voter ID law “was adopted with the purpose, and will have the result, of denying or abridging the right to vote on account of race, color, or membership in a language minority group.”

This is an insult that I’d like to see Gov. Rick to address this to the National media in a very angry manner. Specifically to the Obama and Holder; tell them apologize first and drop your lawsuit second. Let ‘em know that we want HONEST elections not the games played across the nation in 2012.


23 posted on 08/22/2013 10:51:36 AM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: qam1

You don’t say.


24 posted on 08/22/2013 10:53:23 AM PDT by JCBreckenridge
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To: Red Badger

12. To be a manicurist
13. To be a hair stylist
14. To get a liquor license
15. To open a bank account and cash a check at your OWN bank


25 posted on 08/22/2013 10:53:24 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
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To: Menehune56

15A says: “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.”

The 2A says the very same thing about weapons yet we need not only ID’s but background checks and mental checks, etc. WTF!

In a way I’m hoping the courts support the DOJ on this then we have precedent to knock off government interference with our 2A rights.


26 posted on 08/22/2013 10:57:20 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: Menehune56
The list of government buildings, offices and functions that require a Photo ID is a very long one.
27 posted on 08/22/2013 11:02:52 AM PDT by JPG (Obama, Juan and Linda Do Egypt.)
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To: JPG

If you get subpoenad to appear in a federal court, do not present ID. If they won’t let you in, sue the DOJ for infringing on your civil rights.


28 posted on 08/22/2013 11:12:30 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: MeshugeMikey
Obama doesn't deserve to wear a cowboy hat


29 posted on 08/22/2013 11:22:55 AM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: Menehune56

They have a fight on their hands. One they will lose.


30 posted on 08/22/2013 11:23:04 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (NO MORE IRS!)
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To: BradtotheBone

I think the DOJ suit is all about publicity, not law. In the court, they will have their butts handed to them. Politically, it will be used as “proof” that racist America hates blacks...


31 posted on 08/22/2013 11:25:59 AM PDT by Mr Rogers (Liberals are like locusts...)
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To: Slyfox
hes not really....its Just His FANTASY!!

BTW he thinks he's found a METHOD to get this all under control..

MAN YOUR BATTLE STATIONS


32 posted on 08/22/2013 11:27:49 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / al-Kilab Division)
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To: MeshugeMikey
I have already ordered my Jesus armor


33 posted on 08/22/2013 11:35:23 AM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: Menehune56

If this is the official position of the Federal Government, then they better re-evaluate the policies of the TSA.


34 posted on 08/22/2013 11:43:35 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Mr Rogers
I think the DOJ suit is all about publicity, not law. In the court, they will have their butts handed to them. Politically, it will be used as “proof” that racist America hates blacks...

Absolutely my FRiend. And I believe the intent also is to keep the issue tied up in court to retain liberal gerrymandering to their advantage in 2014. This is how I ended up in the detestable Wendy Davis' state senate district. It's all good for them.

35 posted on 08/22/2013 11:50:29 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Slyfox

I remember a guy being interviewed on a national radio show claiming that the clintons were posessed.

the same could likely be said of bronco bama and michelle


36 posted on 08/22/2013 11:52:05 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / al-Kilab Division)
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To: Menehune56

Is Eric Holder also suing the IRS for suppressing the Republican vote by stonewalling tax-exempt status apps submitted by conservative groups? Crickets?


37 posted on 08/22/2013 12:12:53 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Menehune56

Rick should challenge Eric to a duel. On Sixth Street at High Noon. 100 Paces.

Pay Per View $$ will roll in


38 posted on 08/22/2013 12:23:54 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: MeshugeMikey

I’ve always thought Hillary is a serious high ranking witch. Way into occult; The whole bunch are into this stuff at some level and have opened pathways for possession. Hitler was way into theosophy and the occult and homoperversion has always been endemic alongside of tyranny. The government and media have always chosen to hide that aspect of Hitler’s Third Reich and Richard Wurmbrandt wrote a book about Marx and his occultic connections.

Islamic world has a huge amount of issues surrounding possession and jinns and talisman’s to ward off evil and the like.


39 posted on 08/22/2013 12:39:28 PM PDT by Sheapdog (Chew the meat, spit out the bones - FUBO - Come and get me)
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To: Sheapdog
Alinskys book ....Rules for radicals ,was dedicated to satan


40 posted on 08/22/2013 12:48:18 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / al-Kilab Division)
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To: JCBreckenridge

“And what happens when you mess with Texas?”

A Texan put down the Ft. Hood Terrorist.

Technically, the terrorist was not messing with Texas: He was messing with federal people on a federally run property, and he did a bang-up job doing so.

It took a Texan to end his rampage.

So, to answer your question, a Texan shot the first obama-inspired terrorist.


41 posted on 08/22/2013 12:51:57 PM PDT by Vision Thing
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To: Menehune56
States need to TAKE BACK POWER and STOP the Federal steamroller!!!!

The Liberty Amendments by Mark Levin

"[Mark Levin] has done an incredible job of drafting these proposed amendments aimed at re-establishing the balance between the federal and state governments...let our national conversation begin, and let us thank Mark Levin for initiating it." (David Limbaugh, New York Times bestselling author of The Great Destroyer)

"Mark Levin’s The Liberty Amendments is the revolutionary blueprint millions of Americans have been waiting for...carefully and powerfully written." (Jeffrey Lord, The American Spectator)

“Mark Levin's book is a serious work that can serve as an action plan for curing what ails us.” (Cal Thomas, The Washington Examiner)

Here are some of his chapter topics:

~ An Amendment to Establish Term Limits for Members of Congress

~ An Amendment to Restore the Senate (repeal of the 17th Amendment)

~ An Amendment to Establish Term Limits for Supreme Court Justices and Super-Majority Legislative Override

~ Two Amendments to Limit Federal Spending and Taxation ~ An Amendment to Limit the Federal Bureaucracy

~ An Amendment to Promote Free Enterprise (redefining the Commerce Clause)

~ An Amendment to Protect Private Property (curbing abuses under the Takings Clause).

~ An Amendment to Grant the States Authority to Directly Amend the Constitution

~ An Amendment to Grant States Authority to Check Congress

~ An Amendment to Protect the Vote (requiring photo ID)

While I don’t agree with every single proposal, most of them are wonderful and it’s a great place to start a dialog and a movement. We need to get organized and get busy. WE CAN TAKE OUR COUNTRY BACK FROM THE STATISTS!

42 posted on 08/22/2013 2:42:35 PM PDT by boxlunch (Psalm 94)
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