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… Voter I.D. is Moving in Ohio [#voter fraud]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,November 30th,2016

.. unfortunately , it will not be in time for this fall ‘ s elections …

.. the state legislature is taking up another election reform bill . Especially since the GOP will still be in control , and Jon Husted [GOP SecState] will likely be the chief elections officer , the legislature does not have to double – time the issue …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. the question will likely brought up again in the new edition of the legislature that will take office in January . Kasich will still be around [having been easily re – elected], so getting the bill thru will not be a problem . Setting it up for the early voting period will get interesting , though , to see how they require documentation to be submitted …

.. it will hit me . I have a driver ‘ s license , a state i.d. , and a US passport . It is plenty enough documentation for what will be required …

— [update]– hopefully , it will move in the post – election special session . it is possible , but it is not likely ….

.. a much more likely possibility is that the new legislature will take it up . Amazingly enough , the drubbing that the DemoCraps took at the polls on November 4th , 2014 had the predictable result — the Dems lost even more seats in the legislature , if that were possible . now the Dems are down to only 34 Dems in the State House , and 9 in the State Senate …

.. what that will allow is a provision of the Ohio Constitution , one that allows the Legislature to adopt a bill with a 3/5ths majority . It is usually done to adopt and pass a bill as an emergency [in a big hurry] . In this case , it is not needed . This provision is used to block any possible initiative or referendum that could possibly be mounted by interest groups to try to repeal the bill .  With a 3/5ths vote , un – uh … that move is not allowed …

.. expect a court fight (again) over this one . The NAALCP and the ACLU will go hyper – spastic over it . Knowing the ObamaCraps are still around , the Holder Department of InJustice will probably stick its nose in on their behalf …

.. someone should remind them … by a solid [7 to 2] precedent in Indiana [under the Voting Rights Act] , Voter ID has been found kopasetic by the US Supreme Court , so , enough already …

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… Now the Department of InJustice gets its nose in [#Chicago]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,November 1st,2016

.. does it mean that the Chicago Police Department is a bunch of choirboys ? No , it does not . The state of Illinois has been on the City ‘ s case on its ability to operate and how it operates ..

.. what this is is a raw naked power grab by the ObamaCraps to get their fingers into almost every major P.D. in the nation . The would , if they could , nationalize police departments . However , they cannot ..

.. but , they will play dirty , if necessary , in order to accomplish their goals …

.. [h/t — NYSlimes.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. which is something that they have done . I should know . They have used controversial actions and cases in greater Cleveland in order to impose one of their ” pattern and practice ” settlements in the neighboring city of Cleveland ..

.. may God in Heaven help the City of Chicago ..

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… Nice Going , Miz HIllary [#email recovery]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,September 16th,2016

.. well , it looks like the F.B.I. has struck gold . which means no good news for Miz Hillary , that is for sure ..

.. among emails that have been recovered by THE fbi IS ONE REGARDING THE Iraq War , Dubya , and former British PM Tony Blair ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. Yes , this recovered email is politically red hot . It lays out the course that Dubya and Blair put forth to plan the various elements of the political , military , and diplomatic offense , prior to the Iraq War . However , emails like this generally are kept Top Secret for a reason …

.. they are kept that way for many years after the event . It is done in order to protect various elements of sources and methods of intelligence . It also makes you understand how flippant Miz Hillary and her staff at State were with her personal server and the gross negligence in the management of classified information …

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… Is POTUS a Glutton for Punishment [#gun background checks]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,September 6th,2016

.. gee , I know that POTUS has a ” hard on ” to take away people ‘ s guns . He is not totally stupid . The DemoCraps do not control Congress . In particular , the Dems have little to no prospect for controlling either House of Congress at any time in the near future ..

.. so why do this ? …

.. he wants to show people that he is actually doing something . He knows that a GOP Congress will not go for this . So , why ? …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]…
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. he just may well be trying to provoke Congress into an overreaction . What he may end up getting , sooner or later , is the whole of the People of the United States rising up against this Dictator – in – waiting and demand Congress take action to get him out of there …

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… IRSGate starts to Get Real Interesting [#e – mails]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,August 5th,2016

.. well , it looks like Lois Lerner has been busy …

.. and the word from her e – mails [at least the ones that have been recovered] may well indicate that the ObamaCrap White House has been really , really stupid …

.. how stupid ? …

.. [h/t — WashingtonExaminer.com]..
.. [link] to the news article …

.. incredibly stupid . They may well have been hip – deep into the IRSGate scandal …

.. e – mails from Ms. Lerner [e – mails that everyone thought had been lost for good] have been recovered through a court fight over a F.O.I.A. request by the conservative group Cause of Action . A federal judge has dropped the hammer on the Department of Injustice and the Department of Treasury [specifically , the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Admin , or TIGTA] to search for Ms. lerner ‘ s e – mails ….

.. So far , they have found over 30,000 . About 2,500 of them [yes , 2,500] are responsive vis-à-vis the ObamaCrap White House … Whoops ! …

.. what is in them has not been revealed , yet . When it is reavealed , it will make for very , very interesting reading ….

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… the F.B.I. finally got their Gal [#Miz Hillary]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,July 4th,2016

.. on July 2nd , the F.B.I. finally got their gal ..

.. Miz Hillary submitted herself [no , it was not voluntary] to questioning by agents on her EMailGate case ..

.. It would have been interesting to have been a fly – on – the – wall at that gabfest ..

.. [h/t –– Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post news ..

.. now it gets interesting . What will happen next ?!?! …

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… Has the Department of InJustice gotten its Fill of P.C. Jollies [#p.c. terms]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,May 20th,2016

.. unfortunately not ..

.. these dummies are ” doing away ” with the use of terms in our language that we all use every day . It seems that they do not like to use those common terms , such as ” felon ” and convict . ” ..

.. how ridiculous is this ?? ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. Plenty . It seems that nothing that makes common sense is off limits for our country ‘ s P.C. police ..

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… There Will Likely come a Time [#FBI][#criminal][# Miz Hillary]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,May 2nd,2016

.. that the F.B.I. will reach what I believe will be a ” Come to jesus ” point in its investigation of Miz Hillary [and , likewise , about the Clinton machine] ..

.. they will have gathered a great deal of evidence . This evidence will likely have been presented [in secret] before a federal grand jury . It will be a an investigative grand jury , not necessarily a regular [criminal] one . It will be one that is used to gather evidence and other information . The decisions about who to charge and what to charge them with will be made elsewhere ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. the F.B.I. will present its case to the ObamaCrap Department of InJustice . in its report , they will make there recommendations about what those decisions should be . Then the A.G. [Loretta Lynch] will have to make the toughest decisions of her life and her career ..

.. she can make the decision to charge . If she does , then the course of the current political campaign will likely be changed , probably forever . In all likelihood , Hillary Clinton will be forced from the presidential race ..

.. she can then make the decision not to charge . If she does not do so , then it is very , very likely that there will be repercussions from those decision . People will resign their positions at the F.B.I. , UP TO AND POTENTIALLY INCLUDING Director James comey , himself . That event will also irretrievably alter the course of the campaign ..

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… A P.C. Standard for School Discipline [#Minneapolis]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,April 15th,2016

.. you heard it right …

.. school discipline for Black and Latino students will be put under ” special terms of review … ” …

.. it will be done under terms of ” disparate impact ” …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. This is being done as a result of the ObamaCrap Administration ‘ s so – called ” guidelines ” from the Department of InJustice and the the Department of MisEducation in this area . Local districts are supposed to do so in order to ” get their numbers right ” ….

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… Miz Hillary to be Interviewed [#F.B.I.][#EMailGate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,April 13th,2016

.. this gets interesting ..

.. why ? You do not interview someone that you are likely to clear from an investigation , especially a criminal investigation . You ” do your homework , ” then [if you think that it will be needed] you call in the leading suspects [targets] for interviews ..

.. who goes last in line ?? the ” Queen Bee ” herself , Miz Hillary ..

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. so , what happens ?? ..

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… What is Loretta Lynch thinking ?? [#climate change debate][#Department of InJustice]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,March 20th,2016

.. people have a right to speak their minds , and so do corporations ..

.. yet AG lynch and others are establishing a new right to ” think” only as the Government wants ..

.. Where in the hell in the US Code and the US Constitution does the AG and the Government presume that their are ” thought ” crimes ? ..

.. [h/t — DailySignal.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. it is because their are not such things ..

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… There is a Crying Need for a Special Prosecutor [#BenghaziGate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,November 12th,2015

.. especially considering the fact of intimidation [the video maker] , electoral fraud [the ObamaCraps] , and a coverup [the whole scheme] and misfeasance [the lack of preparation for security at Benghazi]…

.. there is the severe crying need for a Special Prosecutor [preferably an Independent Counsel] for BenghaziGate . It is past time . Long Past Time …

.. [h/t — LegalInsurrection.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. the sum of the whole situation regarding BenghaziGate calls for taking the possibility of any criminal investigation out of the hands of the ObamaCrap Department of InJustice . It needs to be better placed in the hands of an Independent Counsel . An I.C. could far more easily resist the entreaties of the potential monkeyshines coming out of the ObamaCrap White House ..

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… Uh – Oh [#Court Case][#POTUS ‘ exec action][#immigration]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 13th,2015

.. an update on the court case on DACA and DAPA ..

.. well , they have had the hearing at the 5th Circuit . As the way things look , there looks to be a 2 to 1 majority to uphold Judge Hanen ‘ s injunction stopping POTUS ‘ power grab on exec actions on amnesty …

.. in some ways , the ObamaCraps got lucky . They got one ObamaCrap judge on the panel . But , they got only one . The other two judges are Dubya and Bush 41 appointees , respectively . Both of them are stout conservatives . So it looks good for Texas v. US going forward to the full 5th Circuit , maybe …

.. [h/t — Politico.com]..
.. [link] to the news article …

.. the ObamaCrap Administration can take the case to the full 5th Circuit . However , that is a very bad idea . The 5th Circuit is one of the most conservative ones still in the country . So , their odds on going to an ” en banc ” hearing before the full court are not good …

.. more likely is that the Administration is going to push this up to the U.S. Supreme Court . Also a dumb idea . They probably have 3 votes , at the most , to support their position . They do not have Breyer , and they most definitely do not have Kennedy …

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… [#update] Finally !! [#FBI][#Miz Hillary][#e mail][#server]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,August 12th,2015

.. it is about damn time !! ..

.. breaking news …. according to the news networks , the F.B.I. has acted to seize Miz Hillary ‘ s e – mail server …

.. not only that …

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. the thumb drive with her e – mails was also seized . It was in the possession of Miz Hillary ‘ s personal lawyer , David Kendall …. by the by , Kendall also did not have a valid security clearance ….. whoops !! ..

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… The Federal Government [ and the DofiJ] is in Big Trouble [#Texas v US]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,August 1st,2015

.. well , the Federal court had a hearing this past week . The InJustice Department ‘ s so – called ” Advisory ” pleading that it filed at the beginning of the month has hit the case like a bomb in a lead casing …

.. the Judge in the case [#Texas v US] , Andrew Hanen , was not happy to say the least . The counsels for the DofiJ were on the spot . The judge had those lawyers being filleted on a spit for the government ‘ s conduct . The judge also struck down almost all of the government ‘ s claims and defenses . It was not pretty …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog article ..

.. the case will move to the 5th Appeals Circuit , eventually . However , the FEds case will be severely weakened . The arguments and pleadings are likely to be stricken from the record . That will present the appeals court with only the plaintiff ‘ s side . That is unsual , but the Apeeals Court judges will know why …

.. on up the line , so will the Supremes . You have to think that the U.S. Supreme Court is playing close attention to this case already . They know that this case is strongly likely to fall into their lap . Yes , the government will have its arguments back in the case . not until later , and everyone will know why …

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… Now This ?!?! [#WS GAB][#IRSGate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,July 22nd,2015

.. e – mails between Lois Lerner and Kevin Kennedy , the director of Wisconsin Governmental Accountability Board [G.A.B.] reveal acts of co – ordination between the IRS official and the G.A.B. …

.. it now connects into Wisconsin politics . Wisconsin has a peculiar law [called the ” John Doe ” law] that allows prosecutors to conduct secret investigations into targets without their knowledge . It gets worse . The ” John Doe ” law does not allow the targets , once they find out about the investigation [and its demands] to either publically comment on the investigation , or to engage a defense counse in order to defend themselves . That is bad , but it gets worse ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. THE GAB ‘ s goverening board [composed of 7 unelected judges] voted to not allow the Director and the staff to not co – operate with the various John Doe inquiries . yet the Direct and the staff did so anyway …

.. things are bad enough , and it calls for , to be honest , it cries out for a federal investigation and the appointment of a special prosecutor . Bet yet , it should call for the appointment of an Independent Counsel ..

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… Do Not Confirm Loretta Lynch [#US AG]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,March 27th,2015

.. she is not qualified for the job .

.. there are waaay too many questions about her conduct on the job as US Atty in the Eastern District of New York [Brooklyn] . She has conduct far too many questionable actions as the people ‘ s atty for her to be able to be confirmed as AG .

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog column ..

.. there is also a much bigger question . She was questioned by members of the US Senate during her so – called confirmation hearings . Before the first of the year [while the DemoCraps controlled the Senate] , Dingy Harry Reid & Co could have easily pushed her nomination through . It would have been a honey of a battle , but it could have been done . However , Dingy Harry & Co demurred from the fight . I am not sure as to why …

.. The capstone on her lack of qualification for the office is an answer to a question during her confirmation hearings . Senator Jeff Sessions [R-Al] posed to her a question about His Lordship ‘ s alleged ” Executive Action ” on immigration . Lynch could have dodged the question , or said that she did not support the action . However , she did not . She said that what POTUS had done is both legal and constitutional .

.. For a prospective AG to do that on an issue that is clearly both illegal and unconstitutional makes her patently unqualified to be Attorney General of the United States . There are also other far more qualified candidates …

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… No , Mr. Attorney General , You are Grossly Mistaken [#law enforcement]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,January 25th,2015

.. AG Eric Holder feels that his biggest failure as Attorney General was the failure to enact gun control . He is grossly mistaken …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the interview segment ..

.. What is his biggest failure ? My guestimate is that his gross failure to enforce the law . He has failed at that very , very badly . His gross misuse of the tools of his office is a close second …

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… the ACLJ has the Best Chance to Get at the Truth [#IRSgate EMails]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,July 25th,2014

.. boy , you can bet that the Sekulows [father & son] are pissed about this …

.. if anyone understands what can be done , and how to do it , they do .

.. [h/t — townhall.com/tipsheet(katiepavlich)]..
.. [link] to the news story …

.. they have the ripest casest [election law expert Cleta Mitchell has many of the others] and will be in hot pursuit of this …

.. normally , one cannot use a civil case to pursue an independent counsel . But this is no ordinary case . The A.C.L.J. should have an angle and an avenue to pursue the court to force the appointment of an independent counsel , via a writ of mandamus [writ of ” I demand ” ]. The Department of injustice has mountains of evidence that clearly meet the standard . Now this …

.. this case should meet that standard all by itself . Then , watch the ObamaCraps squirm when they try to fight it …

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… Now He is Out [#Shinseki]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,May 31st,2014

.. it is about damn damn time ..

.. to me , it sounds a lot more like a non – resignation resignation ..

.. translation : Shinseki was effectively canned by POTUS , in the least bloody way possible …

.. big shock . He was going to go . The only question was when and how …

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… Whoa … This is even Worse [VAgate] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,May 26th,2014

.. this is evidence uncovered at the VA medical system in South Florida …

.. great work by the CBS affiliate in Miami …

.. [h/t — CBS Miami]..
.. [link] to the interview footage …

.. this VA medical complex is so big , it has its own police department . Amazingly enough , it has officers and detectives …

.. What I am wondering , in this case , is where is the US Attorney for South Florida ? These cases of corruption at the VA medical system in Greater Miami are in her / his area of jurisdiction . This character should be putting together a task force to take up the cases , and bring down the “Wrath of God ” on these idiots …

.. that Detective Thomas Fiore has had to come to the media [a TV station] in order to get the news out , and to get people ‘ s attention , tells me volumes . Where in the hell is the Department of InJustice in this ? They should be picking up the ball , not sitting on it ….

.. Fiore put it succinctly , ” People are dying , and there is so much going on …. ” .

.. Hello , Department of InJustice ?!?!

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… Busted … [fudging the Numbers]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,April 16th,2014

.. thus brought to you by a magnificent NationalReview columnist , Andrew McCarthy …

.. [h/t — NationalReview]..
.. [link] to the interview footage ..

.. Andrew was being interviewed by Megyn Kelly on the Kelly File the other night . Andy nailed the ObamaaCrap Administration because of his contacts  throughout the law enforcement community . Those contacts revealed that the D.H.S. and the ObamaCrap Department of InJustice were playing fast and loose with the numbers of people actually being deported …. and that so many of those being arrested were being released back on the street , almost as if there were a ” waving olé  ” approach to border security enforcement …

.. gee whiz — anyone want to guess why the GOP does not trust the DemoCraps in general , but the ObamaCraps in particular , and His Lordship most of all  . They do not understand what they are  doing , and they  cannot be trusted …

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… Is He Nuts ?!?! [#gun bracelet]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,April 15th,2014

.. indeed , is he nuts ??

.. do people , when there is a crisis , when they need their weapon , are going to want to waste time fumbling around for a ” bracelet ” that ” allows ” them to fire ??

.. Does anyone wonder why this guy is an idiot ? Guess why ??

.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..
.. [link] to the Congressional testimony …

.. floating ” trial balloons ” like this during a congressional hearing is a good way to get your budget cut down to the bare bones , and micromanaged to the ” nines . ” ….

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… Big Shock in the Heartland [Election Law Case] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,March 25th,2014

.. I know this guy is a liberal , but he is the go – to guy on election law cases .

.. big shocker for Kansas and Arizona … they won their election law case yesterday in U.S. District Court . So , what does it mean ??

.. the U.S. Supreme Court case Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council laid out the path for the states to set out the requirement that they can require proof of citizenship after they register a voter ,

.. the same case sets out that while Congress sets out the time , place , and manner of elections , the states are allowed to set the qualifications , in concert with the U.S. Constitution ,

.. the federal Election Assistance Commision [created in 2001 in the wake of Bush v Gore controversy] cannot stop the states from requiring on their state – specific registration form that one ‘ s proof of one ‘ s citizenship is required and is allowed .

.. [h/t — ElectionLawBlog]..

.. [link] to Rick Hasen ‘ s analysis …

Today a federal court decided Kobach v. United States Election Assistance Commission.The upshot of this opinion, if it stands on appeal, is that states with Republican legislatures and/or Republican chief election officials are likely to require documentary proof of citizenship for voting, making it harder for Democrats to pursue a relatively simple method of voter registration.

The case is complicated and has a complex history, but here are the basics.

In 1993, Congress passed the National Voter Registration Act (or “motor voter”), which makes a number of changes at issue in federal elections. Among other things the law requires that states must accept from voters voter registrations submitted on a federal form for voting in congressional elections. Preparing this form used to be the responsibility of the Federal Election Commission, but when Congress created the U.S. Election Assistance Commission as part of its Help America Vote Act after the 2000 contested presidential election, it shifted responsibility for preparing the form to the EAC. The federal form approved by the EAC is a relatively simple form, and those who register voters like to use it for voter registration not only because it is easy, but because it is uniform across the country. Democratic-aligned groups like the federal form a lot.

Arizona had been fighting with the EAC for a while over whether the federal form has to require citizenship information for those who vote to register in Arizona. The EAC did not require such information (in fact deadlocking on the question a while back, in a story I tell in The Voting Wars.)  The dispute with Arizona eventually made it to the Supreme Court, which issued an opinion last year in Arizona v. Inter-Tribal Council. In the case, the Supreme Court held that under the NVRA Arizona had to accept the federal form for voter registration, even without a proof of citizenship requirement.

While some promoted this opinion as a big victory for the federal government, I did not see it this way. The opinion by Justice Scalia, joined by the liberal Justices and others, contained a path for Arizona to get the case reversed.  I wrote The Supreme Court Gives States New Weapons in the Voting Wars, Daily Beast, June 17, 2013 and Are the Liberal Justices Savvy or Suckers? They are playing to beat John Roberts at his long game, Slate, July 1, 2013, expressing concerns about this case.

Here’s the issue. Inter-Tribal says that the federal government has plenary power to set the manner of conducting federal elections. But it also says that states have the power to set voter qualifications, and suggests that Congress cannot set a manner for voting in federal elections which deprives states of the ability to confirm that voters meet the state’s qualifications. Justice Scalia, for the majority, suggested that Arizona sue the EAC to get it to either change the federal form to require proof of citizenship for Arizona or get a court order for the EAC to do so.

Arizona, joined by Kansas, brought this case. The case is complicated by the fact that due to a dispute between Democrats and Republicans on the EAC, there are NO commissioners on the EAC. Justice Scalia noted the “nice question” of how the EAC is supposed to respond when it has no commissioners.  In the lawsuit, the Executive Director of the EAC, without any commissioners, issued an opinion rejecting Arizona’s request to add citizenship information.

In today’s decision, the federal district court makes three essential moves.

1. The judge expresses doubt, without resolving the question, whether the Executive Director of the EAC had the authority to decide this question.  The court said it was not necessary to resolve the question because even if the EAC had a full set of commissioners and voted 4-0 to reject Arizona’s request, the EAC would still lose for other reasons.

2. The judge expresses doubt, without resolving the question, whether Congress would have the authority in the NVRA to pass a law about voter registration which would block states from collecting information, such as citizenship information, necessary to verify voter qualifications. Again, it said it did not reach the issue.

3. The judge concludes that Congress in the NVRA did not expressly preempt states from requiring citizenship information (if it did, it would raise serious constitutional questions about the NVRA). In the absence of express preemption, and in light of the doubtful constitutional power to prevent states from collecting this information, the EAC was without power to deny Arizona and Kansas’s request to include the information on the federal form.

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I do not know how this case will fare as it works its way up on appeal.  I can see the arguments on both sides here—but this is exactly the path I feared after Inter Tribal. In the meantime, in states which impose citizenship requirements, the streamlined path of voter registration just got a whole less streamlined.

.. LEC here again — I included Rick ‘ s analysis , because nobody can explain this stuff more simply that I know of than Rick can . So , shamelessly , I lifted the whole thing …. I will be back with more once I have had a chance to read the judge ‘ s opinion …

.. also , it is out in the heartland — so , it should get picked up either by the 7th Appeals Circuit or the 10th Appeals Circuit . That will give it a decent to fairly good chance at being upheld on appeal . You can guarantee that this one will be appealed , especially with the loons at the Holder Department of InJustice and the radical maniacs in the Voting Rights Section .

.. to be honest , Scalia was a genius . He set out a roadmap for the states to follow , and got the Court ‘ s liberals to join him . This case was a 7 to 2 ruling , so it is a solid precedent . Nice going , Nino !! …

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… Temper Tantrum by POTUS …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,March 10th,2014

.. boy , oh boy , is Obama having a fit …

.. Dingy Harry Reid is having one just as big …

.. his nominee to head the Civil Rights Division of the Department of InJustice , law professor Debo Adegbile , was shot down today [Wednesday 03/05/2014] . The vote was 53 against , and 47 for the nomination …

.. Ouch ! …

.. effectively , the nomination is dead . The Senate GOP conference (all 45 senators) were unanimous against the nominee . It took 7 Dems to come across to vote against the nomination …. Does anyone think that the votes will change ? I do not …

.. [h/t — theGatewayPundit]..

.. [link] to the video segment …

.. Coons and Casey will not . Coons is from Delaware , and his state is dominated by Philadelphia ‘ s media market . Casey is from nearby suburban Philly ; he could never run again and have a realistic chance at winning . Manchin is a true moderate , and is from West Virginia ‘ s panhandle , running along PA ‘ s southern border [the Mason – Dixon line] . He is well aware of the Daniel Faulkner murder case .

.. John Walsh ? He is brand new , having been appointed to replace Max Baucus . His election race will be hard enough . Mark Pryor ? Dead Man Walking … Joe Donnelly (IN) and Heidi Heitkamp (ND) ? they cannot change , either , or they would get their heads handed to them in issue ads ..

.. other red state Dems will be under intense fire to reverse their support . Mary Landrieux is one . Kay Hagan is another . I would add Mark Warner (VA) , Mark Udall (Co) , and Jeanne Shaheen (NH) . They all voted in favour of Adegbile , and they are on the hot seat this fall . They will catch hell in issue ads …

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… What Is Jim Sensenbrenner Thinkingg?!?! …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,March 9th,2014

.. John Boehner should and must put a stop to this , immediately .

.. Project Veritas (that is Jim O ‘ Keefe , again) caught Sensenbrenner in the act of making a political ass of himself . The U.S. Supreme Court had sound reasons for ruling the way that it did in Shelby County v. Holder . The information that the Department of InJustice was using was from 1965 , for God ‘ s Sake . The bail – out provisions in the law were grossly unjust . There was no practical way for a covered jurisdiction to escape coverage , if Main InJustice did not want them to . There was no procedural or substantial due process at all …

.. And , now  , Jim Sensenbrenner wants to give this power back to Main InJustice . Especially to this administration ‘ s Department of InJustice . What is this idiot thinking ? Those idiots in Eric Holder ‘ s InJustice Department are a bunch of radical leftist racists . They would run wild with this power and grossly abuse it , like they have already …

.. No thank you …

.. [h/t — NationalReview]..

.. [link] to the investigative videos  ..

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… Watch the AG make an Ass of Himself …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,February 26th,2014

.. there was an oversight hearing , recently , for the Department of InJustice .

.. Well , one would think that the Attorney General would have been better prepared . Well , one would be wrong . He bombed , royally …

.. Senator Mike Lee [R-Ut] had AG Holder on the hot seat . Well , to put it honestly , Holder got burned . He made a fool of himself . If he cannot product the legal reasoning for POTUS ‘ executive actions , or the memos , then he should quit , today …

.. [h/t — YouTube]..
.. [link] to the oversight hearing footage ..

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… Lois Lerner should be fired …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,September 24th,2013

.. she should not be allowed to retire . She must not be allowed to retire . She is guilty of crimes , and the Department of inJustice is refusing to do its job to bring her before the bar of Justice , and thereby see that she be held to account for her actions while at the Infernal Revenue Service . She must not be allowed to get away with her criminal acts …

.. How anyone can let her retire is beyond me . Why she still draws a paycheck , any paycheck , of any kind is incredible . She is clearly guilty , and the Department of InJustice should be held to account for why she has not been held account for her actions .

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… Fight , Texas , Fight !! ….

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,July 26th,2013

.. Good ! It seems that Texas is definitely going to fight back . Now that the tools are better there , the state of Texas should be in much better shape . I cannot predict victory , but they will have a much better chance of it .

.. It seems His Imperial Highness , Eric Holder , wants to go on the attack against the states . Any state will do . He wants to do away with several measures , not limited to , or including Voter I.D. . It may not be limited to that , I believe . Any measure related to voting integrity , or the prevention of voting fraud , such as the purging or cleaning of voter registration rolls . How the Department of InJustice intends to do it , good question ?

.. The Department of InJustice is preparing to take fresh legal action in a string of voting rights cases across the nation, U.S. officials said, part of a new attempt to blunt the impact of a Supreme Court ruling that the Obama administration has warned will imperil minority representation.

The decision to challenge state officials marks an aggressive effort to continue policing voting rights issues and follows a ruling by the court last month that invalidated a critical part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The justices threw out a part of the act that determined which states with a history of discrimination had to be granted Justice Department or court approval before making voting law changes.

.. In the coming weeks, Attorney General Holder expected to announce that the Justice Department is using other sections of the Voting Rights Act to bring lawsuits or take other legal action to prevent states from implementing certain laws, including requirements to present certain kinds of identification in order to vote. The department is also expected to try to force certain states to get approval, or “pre-clearance,” before they can change their election laws.

.. “Even as Congress considers updates to the Voting Rights Act in light of the Court’s ruling, we plan, in the meantime, to fully utilize the law’s remaining sections to subject states to pre-clearance as necessary,” Holder said in a speech Thursday morning in Philadelphia. “My colleagues and I are determined to use every tool at our disposal to stand against such discrimination wherever it is found.”

Holder announced that, in a first step, the department will support a lawsuit in Texas that was brought by a coalition of Democratic legislators and civil rights groups against the state’s redistricting plan.

[link] tweets @pjmedia (bpreston) …

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… Judge Nelson , it is None of your Business …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,July 10th,2013

.. george zimmerman is entitled to the presumption of innocence . As well as all of his constitutional rights . He is also entitled to the impartial administration of justice . Which , to be honest  , in this case , he has not received from the state of Florida and the county of Sanford .

.. He had a media war mounted against him  , from the beginning . It took from him , or tried to , rob him of the ability to defend himself , his reputation , and the ability to mount a defence of his choosing .

.. The investigation was another issue . The Sanford City Police Department thoroughly investigated the case , and the County Prosecutor also reviewed the case . The County Prosecutor dismissed the case , citing a finding of self – defence . Then ,  the p.r. war did its damage , and the state of Florida stepped in . The state appointed a special prosecutor , who proferred the charges that George Zimmerman is facing now .

 .. On Wednesday, Judge Debra Nelson, who is presiding over the trial of George Zimmerman, repeatedly asked Zimmerman whether he would be testifying, over the objections of his attorneys. Nelson told Zimmerman that he had the “absolute right to remain silent” and then asked him whether he wanted to testify. Don West, Zimmerman’s attorney, objected; Nelson overruled him and said, “The court is entitled to inquire if Mr. Zimmerman’s determination as to whether or not he wants to testify.”

.. The judge should not be harassing , or even asking the defending about whether he or she  is invoking his or her rights . The presumption of innocence , plus the 5th Amendment , and  other rights , should allay those fears . The defendant (Zimmerman) is innocent , until proven guilty (beyond a reasonable doubt) , and does not have to testify . He / she also should not , or does not , have to speak up in court about those rights . That person is also entitled to that presumption as well in jury deliberations .

.. Yet , Judge Nelson persisted . She asked Zimmerman how much time he wanted to figure out if he wanted to testify, to which West objected. Nelson then said, irritated, “Your objection is overruled!” Mark O’Mara, another of the defense attorneys whispered, “What is going on ? ”

.. Such exchanges are very unusual in criminal trials. Judges rarely confront possible witnesses or defendants on whether they will testify over the objections of attorneys.

.. A few minutes later, Judge Nelson continued to ask Zimmerman about whether he would testify. She gave him a few minutes to consider. Then she returned to Zimmerman and asked him whether he would testify; he said he would not. She then repeatedly asked whether it was his decision not to testify in the case, rather than the decision of his attorneys.

.. The defense has rested. After 18 witnesses over the course of the last week, the defense closed its case, then motioned for dismissal; that motion was denied. Prosecutors are calling two rebuttal witnesses, the first of whom, Adam Pollock, Zimmerman’s trainer, already testified for the defense. Both sides are currently drafting jury instructions. Presumably, the case will be sent to the jury tomorrow, after the prosecution’s final rebuttal witness.

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