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Obama appoints anti-voter ID Dem to co-lead voter commission -Bob Bauer
Daily Caller ^ | May 23, 2013 | Laurel Conrad

Posted on 05/25/2013 9:06:17 AM PDT by opentalk

Barack Obama appointed Tuesday to help lead the Presidential Commission on Election Administration, Robert F. Bauer, said during the 2012 election that voter ID laws are a Republican tactic to suppress lawful votes.

During the 2012 election, the Obama team tapped Bauer to lead the legal teams for the campaign and the Democratic National Committee. Among his initiatives: fighting voter ID laws enacted by a number of states in an effort to combat voter fraud. During his time as the team’s organizer, Bauer told the Associated Press that he believes that the GOP is enlisting these new laws to impede the right to vote.

… Before his work on the campaign, Bauer served as Obama’s general consul from 2009 to 2011.

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Commission to identify practical, real-world solutions to long voter lines, access to polls.

… The Commission was created by Executive Order 13644, Establishment of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration. Commissioners were appointed by the President.

Robert F. Bauer, Co-Chair and Member –Partner, Perkins Coie LLP

1 posted on 05/25/2013 9:06:17 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

Nazis! Nazis! Everywhere! This country is starting to look like the Ardennes on December 16, 1944.


2 posted on 05/25/2013 9:07:52 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: opentalk
Co-Chair Bob Bauer, who served President Obama as White House counsel from December 2009 until 2011, and as General Counsel to the President's re-election committee and to the Democratic National Committee.

...Similar tactic - to Obama appointing Holder to investigate Holder..

3 posted on 05/25/2013 9:14:20 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: FlingWingFlyer
I can't figure out what is going on....

The House of Reps could stop Zer0's adm in its tracks by just not funding their programs. There is something here that I clearly do not understand.....

.....it just may boil down to the fact Boehner just don't think the situation is so dire and he is not willing to take on the flack which would storm his way from the libs & MSM.

Boehner really needs to be replaced.

4 posted on 05/25/2013 9:14:34 AM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance........)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

We can see the current scandals have certainly had an effect on Obama. /s


5 posted on 05/25/2013 9:15:22 AM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: B.O. Plenty

I agree. We need somebody up there who will stand up to the commie libs.


6 posted on 05/25/2013 9:16:25 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: opentalk

Welllll, if anyone knows voter suppression, it’s O’s team.


7 posted on 05/25/2013 9:17:12 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: B.O. Plenty

The business of the Progressives is to keep on making mistakes. The business of the Conservatives is to not correct the mistakes.

-Gilbert K Chesterton-
@1909


8 posted on 05/25/2013 9:17:47 AM PDT by Comanche
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To: B.O. Plenty

You’re right. There has been talk ever since Obamacare passed that we could defund it. But realistically, the House will not use their power over the nation’s checkbook to accomplish anything.

And now we see the liberals starting to say that the GOP can’t refuse to increase the debt ceiling, because money has already been spent, yadda, yadda, yadda, and children won’t be vaccinated, seniors won’t get Social Security checks, yadda, yadda, yadda.

Unfortunately, the GOP and conservatives have to battle both the Democrats and the media narrative. Democrats only have to do battle with Republicans.

Heck, Obama won both elections by narrow margins. Would he have won at all without such fawning coverage from the media???? That coverage may well have tipped the balance.

Obama acts like he has some mandate, but winning 51-49% is hardly an overwhelming vote of confidence.


9 posted on 05/25/2013 9:18:55 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Doubling down..all connected

Especially with WH/DOJ going after FOX.

Anita Dunn - married to Bob Bauer, publicly claimed FOX news was not real news....when she was WH communications director

REMEMBER WHEN FOX NEWS WASN’T ‘REAL NEWS’?

10 posted on 05/25/2013 9:20:39 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

Well, isn’t this just special. Obummer (via valjal and Georgie boy) is just doing more in your face, I’ll do what I want.

More info on the Bobster (aka husband of Anita (I love Mao) Dunn:

More on Bob Bauer:

Bob Bauer in his own words
http://reporting.sunlightfoundation.com/2010/bob-bauer-his-own-words/

By Bill Allison Aug 10 201012:36 p.m.

Robert F. Bauer, who will take on part of the responsibilities of Norm Eisen, the departing Special Counsel to the President for Ethics and Government Reform, has a long and storied career in Washington. He has represented the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the Kerry and Obama presidential campaigns, and 527 organizations like Vote Now and America Coming Together. He’s defended Democratic politicians who ran into ethics trouble, including former Rep. Tony Coelho and former Sen. Robert Torricelli—both of whom were forced to give up their offices as ethics charges mounted against them. He’s filed ethics complaints against Republican and Republican-leaning organizations, most spectacularly when he prepared a complaint alleging racketeering on the part of former Republican Majority Leader Rep. Tom DeLay for extortion (for his aggressive fundraising), money laundering and illegally coordinating with section 527 groups to evade campaign finance laws. The suit was later dropped.

Thanks mostly to Lexis-Nexis and his own blog, here are a few choice quotes from Robert Bauer over the years. In reverse chronological order:

24 posted on Friday, May 24, 2013 7:28:52 AM by ncfool (Obama’s aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)

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Oh Oh this can’t be true....But now we have to connect the dot’s back to the White House. I wonder if this person BOB BAUER— White House General Counsel that was written about in yesterday’s WSJ by Has anything to do with the IRS Scandal.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2013/05/24/Strassel-IRS-Scandal-Roots-in-Obama-s-2008-Campaign

Bob Bauer, the Obama campaign (and later White House) general counsel, wrote letters to the Department of Justice in August 2008 attacking a conservative 501(c)4 called the American Issues Project for running an ad that highlighted Obama’s connection to former Weather Underground terrorist Bill Ayers. Bauer did not stop there; he also contacted the Federal Election Commission. That same month, a left-wing activist created a 501(c)4 called Accountable America that was designed to intimidate GOP donors.

14 posted on Friday, May 24, 2013 7:21:13 AM by ncfool (Obama’s aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)


11 posted on 05/25/2013 9:24:05 AM PDT by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: B.O. Plenty

I agree with you that Boehner needs to be replaced,but I disagree that he doesn’t think the situation is so dire. What I can’t figure out is why... Is he just incompetent? Doesn’t he realize he has the power to stop a lot of these evil plots? Or is he in secret agreement with everything that’s happening and that is why he does nothing? Whatever the reason, he needs to go and now! He is the worst Speaker in my memory. Say what you will about his predecessors, including Pelosi, they were effective. He really hasn’t done much at all in his tenure.


12 posted on 05/25/2013 9:25:44 AM PDT by MomofMarine
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To: B.O. Plenty
Boehner really needs to be replaced.

Worth repeating.

13 posted on 05/25/2013 9:31:36 AM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: B.O. Plenty
Or ..

The nation is screwed.

There are enough enemies in Congress to keep the slow leak leaking ... eventually sinking the ship.

14 posted on 05/25/2013 9:39:33 AM PDT by knarf (uals-two logic)
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To: Seattle Conservative
Why did IRS’ Shulman visit WH 118 times in two years?
15 posted on 05/25/2013 9:40:10 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

wasn’t Bauer the husband of crazy WH staffer lip-licking Maoist Anita Dunn?

didnt his law firm reap MILLIONS from quashing challenges to obama’s birth cert and constitutional eligibility?

Was Bauer, his law firm, or his surrogates involved in using the legal system to persecute and attempt to bankrupt Sarah Palin?

Bauer, Dunn, Cass Sunstein and his wife Samantha Powers (2 names, harder to pin down to one married couple) et al are among those gray nameless faceless ice cold fanatically agenda driven bureaucrats who work behind the scenes and under the radar to enable even history’s most evil leaders to carry out their agenda.

They are the loyal “true believers” who place their human gods and agenda above everything and everyone in the name of social progress

they are the most dangerous people in our society, not the big names like obama and Clinton, but the army of ‘bot bureaucrats who serve them to support “the agenda”


16 posted on 05/25/2013 9:43:13 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: opentalk

By the time this communists trash, King Obama, leaves office the entire Federal Government will be a dictatorship with hard core communists running America. Look how saturated the current Administration is now.


17 posted on 05/25/2013 9:45:37 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: Dilbert San Diego
as of last week the country again exceeded the “debt limit” and yet again, much more quietly this time, the obama crony treasury secretary is using his power to raid (”borrow”) from the $350 Billion pension fund of Government employees, a fund raid which "tptb" expect to keep this govt rolling for another 2-3 months

some of us have been putting our savings in this TSP account for decades to prepare for retirement

in the past these raided savings have been replaced when the “debt ceiling” is raised

I am feeling very uneasy this time, given the low or nonexistent ethics of this WH and its appointees, fact of our national financial distress and the need for Congress to take a stand and resist this blackmail

this situation is one to watch in regards to the rumored desire of govt to seize private 401K and retirement accounts if obama doesn't get another round of tax hikes to fund his insane spending

I know govt employees are not supported on this forum, but on the overt govt seizure of private savings accounts, we may be the canaries in the coal mine

18 posted on 05/25/2013 9:55:24 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: Logical me

“...King Obama, leaves office the entire Federal Government will be a dictatorship with hard core communists running America.”

Yes.

There will be no alternative to replacing them EXCEPT eliminating entire Federal departments which are not part of the U.S.Constitution’s mandate.

You do realize that we’re being handed an opportunity?


19 posted on 05/25/2013 10:00:24 AM PDT by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: silverleaf

Wasn’t Bauer recently mentioned in the IRS scandal?


20 posted on 05/25/2013 10:00:32 AM PDT by old white guy
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To: opentalk

On Aug. 21, 2008, the conservative American Issues Project ran an ad highlighting ties between candidate Obama and Bill Ayers, formerly of the Weather Underground. The Obama campaign and supporters were furious, and they pressured TV stations to pull the ad—a common-enough tactic in such ad spats.

What came next was not common. Bob Bauer, general counsel for the campaign (and later general counsel for the White House), on the same day wrote to the criminal division of the Justice Department, demanding an investigation into AIP, “its officers and directors,” and its “anonymous donors.” Mr. Bauer claimed that the nonprofit, as a 501(c)(4), was committing a “knowing and willful violation” of election law, and wanted “action to enforce against criminal violations.”
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324659404578501411510635312.html?mod=opinion_newsreel


21 posted on 05/25/2013 10:02:06 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: silverleaf

Get out! Get out! Get out!

No institution will be a safe place to stash your cash when the Feds come looking for money to cover national debts.

Empty your bank accounts. Hold cash. If you have a TSP or 401K or IRA cash them out. If you can’t cash out, stop contributing to your pension, stop adding to it - it is only going to be gobbled-up by government.

There is no institution that will function as a ‘safe harbor’ for your money.


22 posted on 05/25/2013 10:10:45 AM PDT by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: opentalk
Barack Obama appointed Tuesday to help lead the Presidential Commission on Election Administration, Robert F. Bauer, said during the 2012 election that voter ID laws are a Republican tactic to suppress lawful votes.
Anita Dunn, former Obama aide who told a group of high school students that Mao Tse Tung was one of her two favorite political philosophers [1].....Ms. Dunn, who is married to Obama’s former personal lawyer, Robert Bauer, told the students that when confronted with difficult political problems, Mao was one of the people she “turns to most” for answers about “how to do things that have never been done before.” -----http://pajamasmedia.com/rogerkimball/2010/04/28/fan-of-chairman-mao-to-help-tory-leader-cameron/?print=1

23 posted on 05/25/2013 10:12:27 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: old white guy

yes


24 posted on 05/25/2013 10:13:43 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Fzob

I nominate Trey Gowdy.


25 posted on 05/25/2013 10:18:32 AM PDT by man_in_tx (Islam is a Hate Crime. (Blowback: Faithfully farting towards Mecca five times daily!))
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To: opentalk
Voter ID only suppresses vote fraud.
Look at all the things that require ID. It's not such a burden to produce ID for these other issues.
So much is at stake to be stolen by the left through vote fraud that they will fight to the death to prevent voter ID.
26 posted on 05/25/2013 10:30:26 AM PDT by Amagi (Obama is never so animated as when he is assaulting the Constitution.)
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To: Amagi
Add Soros connection, and voting machines...

FOREIGN VOTE-COUNT FIRM EXPANDS U.S. REACH THROUGH SOROS

The large tea party turn out in 2010...needed to be squashed, countered by WH machine

27 posted on 05/25/2013 10:48:53 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk; All
First, I think that patriots already understand that corrupt Obama is abusing his powers to win illegal votes from illegal immigrants in exchange for giving such immigrants constitutionally indefensible federal benefits. After all, how are illegal immigrants expected to know that most of the government benefits that Obama is promising them are actually based on 10th Amendment protected state powers which the corrupt federal government has stolen from the states when legal voters evidently do not understand this either? In fact, basically the only constitutonal authority that the Founding States gave Congress to regulate anything within a state's borders is to regulate postal services as evidenced by the Constitution's Clause 7 of Section 8 of Article I.

Regarding Obama wanting to protect the unlawful votes of illegal immigrants in order to continue abusing government power, the states have amended the Constitution to protect voting rights only on the basis of race, sex, tax issues and age as evidenced by the 15th, 19th, 24th and 26th Amendments. Otherwise, there is nothing in the Constitution which prohibits states from not letting otherwise qualified people from voting if they can't show a valid photo ID.

In fact, in addition to being required to show a valid photo ID in order to vote, I think that the states also need to require candidate voters to pass a basic constitutional law test which emphasises the federal government's constitutonally limited powers before being allowed to vote. This would help to insure that legal and illegal voters know when federal candidate lawmakers try to get themselves elected by promising things, such as healthcare, which the federal government has no constitutonal authority to address regardless what activist justices say about Obamacare.

28 posted on 05/25/2013 11:09:59 AM PDT by Amendment10
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To: opentalk

We need only ONE law passed. ALL Federal Elections REQUIRE PHOTO ID!


29 posted on 05/25/2013 11:28:47 AM PDT by Not a 60s Hippy (They are SOCIALISTS, not Progressive, Liberal, Left Wing, Democrats, Special interest groups.)
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To: Not a 60s Hippy
Create a broad environment to affect rigging election process and build an apparatus to perpetuate it ....control by a few.

Includes...open borders, amnesty, no id, non citizen votes, squash opposition via IRS, DOJ..media wire tapping, appoint your operative to oversee a commission by executive order. Basically to federalize elections..increase foreign,Soros affiliated counting voter machines.

30 posted on 05/25/2013 11:53:28 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Not a 60s Hippy
Add...Obama is creating...
31 posted on 05/25/2013 11:58:28 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: B.O. Plenty; Marine_Uncle
Idisagree....The pubbies are fighting the White House and the MSM....Frontal attacks will be turned on the Republicans....by the Media.

And the low level info voters will take their cue from the Media and the Dems have proven they can mobilize them.....

So the Pubbies need to move slowly and force the media to get these Scandals on the Front pages....

I think that is the only hop;e.

I think the water needs a higher temperature ...near boiling ....then we should have a Select Committee.

Special Prosecuters are Deadly for slowing things down and they can go off in wild directions.

32 posted on 05/25/2013 9:17:35 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
I agree with your comments in post 32.

It really is critical for the major news networks that so many low info voters and others depend on, to stick to an honest coverage of the scandals. Don't favor either party. Just report things honestly as they come out.

As you said about a week back or so, let things slowly come to a boil.... and a drip drip drip, in some other posts.

How many people spend endless hours watching the Committee hearings between the HR and Senate for instance.

A very small percentage. If the L/MSM drop out on these scandals the current administration is going to get by with murder. No pun meant.
33 posted on 05/25/2013 11:06:15 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
WADR......

.....why is it always that the Republicans have to be careful, walking on tip toes w/head down, humbled and afraid?

R's have been doing this for decades and where has it gotten us? We have been set upon by an emboldened progressive dog pack which have used their intimidation tactics to the greatest level that I have ever seen.

It is disgraceful and humiliating to watch Boehner and the boys kind of hiding out & not taking the fight with the same viciousness that the other side has. R's have Foxnews, the internet and talk radio to report their message..and I would argue that these outlets reach far more people than do MSM.

Therefore, I would urge Boehner to appoint an attack dog group...demand loudly from the MSM an equal amount of time and refute loudly and with vigor, EVERY attack on the Republicans from the MSM. Follow the progressive candidates around with a watchdog group attending every speech and appearance by a progressive...

In other words...treat the progressives in exactly the same way the progressives treat Conservatives.

..see how they like it....

...and, if they must, do it with a "gentle" viciousness...

34 posted on 05/26/2013 7:19:02 AM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance........)
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