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Upstate New York Republicans Deny That Voter Fraud is 'A Normal Political Tactic'
Mental Recession ^ | 1/17/12 | Rusty

Posted on 01/18/2012 8:58:18 PM PST by rustyweiss74

As the city of Troy, NY, awaits jury selection in the first trial involving two Democrats and their alleged roles in a "massive"voter fraud scheme, new details have emerged from the investigation. Details involving two other veteran political operatives that have already pleaded guilty.

According to a recent Fox News report, Anthony Renna, a Democrat guilty of second-degree forgery, and Anthony DeFiglio, a Democrat guilty of first-degree falsifying business records, are trying to drag all local politicians, regardless of party affiliation, down with the ship.

Thus far, eight people have been charged in connection with the ballot fraud investigation, four of which have pleaded guilty.

Reports emerging from the investigation indicate that the Democrats are trying to implicate Republicans of the same conduct they have been charged with. According to the state police, Renna and DeFiglio both claimed that, "voter fraud is an accepted way of winning elections, and faking absentee ballots was commonplace."

Renna explained that the process of handing in forged ballots and fake votes ensures that "ballots are voted correctly." He adds, "'Voted correctly' is a term used for a forged application or ballot."

DeFiglio added that such fraud is actually "an ongoing scheme and it occurs on both sides of the aisle. What appears as a huge conspiracy to nonpolitical persons is really a normal political tactic."

(Excerpt) Read more at mentalrecession.blogspot.com ...


TOPICS: New York; Campaign News; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: democrats; republicans; voterfraud; wfp

1 posted on 01/18/2012 8:58:30 PM PST by rustyweiss74
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To: rustyweiss74

Gee, sooooo surprising... NOT!!


2 posted on 01/18/2012 9:02:59 PM PST by Ronin (If we were serious about using the death penalty as a deterrent, we would bring back public hangings)
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To: Ronin

Well, it this is actually true, it’s over, then.


3 posted on 01/18/2012 9:18:48 PM PST by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: rustyweiss74
Sorry, but the Dems are caught doing this stuff far more than any Republicans. Frankly, the Dems have a strnaglehold on the title for being the most politically corrupt party. The GOP is too inept to be any good at it.
4 posted on 01/18/2012 9:21:46 PM PST by Major Matt Mason (The Chicago Way isn't the American Way.)
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To: rustyweiss74
According to the state police, Renna and DeFiglio both claimed that, "voter fraud is an accepted way of winning elections, and faking absentee ballots was commonplace."

Do you know how to tell that this is a bald faced lie?
Look and see if any Democrats have filed charges against any Republicans for the crime. If the Republicans had been doing this you can bet your life that the Democrats would have filed charges long ago if it were so.

5 posted on 01/18/2012 10:00:54 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: rustyweiss74

Look! More Democrats getting prosecuted for vote fraud!


6 posted on 01/18/2012 10:10:30 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Obama's War on Prosperity is killing me)
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To: rustyweiss74

For Democrats, this is a normal political tactic.

That’s why one of the first things that happens after an election is prosecution of Democrats for vote fraud.


7 posted on 01/18/2012 10:13:52 PM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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8 posted on 01/18/2012 11:02:52 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (I'm endorsing O'bama AND Romney as all my guys & gals don't make it very far. Go Barry! Go Mitt!)
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To: <1/1,000,000th%

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9 posted on 01/18/2012 11:11:40 PM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: rustyweiss74

It would be nice if these guys throw dems from other districts under the bus in order to help themselves. We could have a real chain reaction.


10 posted on 01/19/2012 1:17:17 AM PST by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: rustyweiss74

No wonder the rats holler so loud about voter ID laws and roll purges that remove inactive (ie., dead) registrations.


11 posted on 01/19/2012 1:29:27 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: rustyweiss74
The last refuge of a scumbag: "Hey, everybody does it."
12 posted on 01/19/2012 2:31:03 AM PST by Oratam
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To: rustyweiss74

Let me see if I have this right: The article is about democRATs who get caught engaging in vote fraud and trying to distract from their actions and the only party mentioned in the headline is the party that DID NOT engage in fraud?

Do I have that right? Really?

No bias there, huh?


13 posted on 01/19/2012 4:44:43 AM PST by Peet (Cogito ergo dubito.)
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To: rustyweiss74

NYS GOP is an acronymic oxymoron.


14 posted on 01/19/2012 4:49:26 AM PST by mewzilla (I'll vote for the first guy who promises to mail in his SOTU addresses.)
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To: Peet; Admin Moderator

Headline at source link has been changed to “New York Democrats - Voter Fraud is ‘A Normal Political Tactic’”.


15 posted on 01/19/2012 4:54:08 AM PST by kevkrom (Note to self: proofread, then post. It's better that way.)
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