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TRR: Allen West Seeks Recount Amid Growing Vote Count Scandal
Washington Times ^ | November 9, 2012, 01:32PM | James S. Robbins

Posted on 11/09/2012 2:20:30 PM PST by Red Steel

The race for Florida’s 18th Congressional district has taken an ugly turn, with charges of incompetence, illegal activity and possible fraud on the part of local election officials. Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy has declared victory with an apparent 160,328 votes to West's 157,872. However, serious questions arose immediately about the integrity of the vote count, especially in St. Lucie County. On election night incumbent Republican Allen West had maintained a district-wide lead of nearly 2000 votes until the St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections inexplicably “recounted” thousands of early ballots, resulting in 4,400 vote shift

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A physical barrier had been erected making it impossible for the observers to see what was going on. After repeated objections, the observers were allowed to stand behind the people reproducing the ballots. But then the ballot workers blocked their view. “Half of the people reproducing the ballots are crowding together,” Mr. Shapiro said, “to make it impossible for anyone to see what they are doing.” He added that “there is a sense that since they spend so much time obstructing our view they are not reproducing [the ballots] correctly.”

An elderly man who stood up to try to get a better look at the ballots was ordered to sit down. When he asked why, Elections Supervisor Susan Bucher called a sheriff’s deputy to have him escorted out of the building. Team West volunteer Ellen Snyder has also faced the wrath of the supervisory staff. “They screamed at me twice”

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“I've never experienced anything like it,” Mr. Shapiro said. He is a former Democrat and had worked on John Kerry’s 2004 campaign legal team. He noted that he was treated much better by Democratic supervisors when he was a fellow party member. But now he is being treated like an enemy.

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


TOPICS: Front Page News; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: allenwest; demfraud; voterfraud
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1 posted on 11/09/2012 2:20:37 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

I have suspected that this election was stolen, I think Allen West has a point and he is going to fight fight fight, we need to support him.

If Allen West can prove that the election was tampered with it would go a long way toawrds discrediting both the MSM and the Liberal Elites in power.

Pray for Allen West’s safety!


2 posted on 11/09/2012 2:24:42 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Red Steel
He noted that he was treated much better by Democratic supervisors when he was a fellow party member. But now he is being treated like an enemy.

That's because he is "an enemy."

3 posted on 11/09/2012 2:25:06 PM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Red Steel

Go get ‘em Col West.
Don’t roll over and take it like the Republicans.


4 posted on 11/09/2012 2:26:10 PM PST by patriot08
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To: GraceG
I have suspected that this election was stolen, I think Allen West has a point and he is going to fight fight fight, we need to support him.

I sent Allen West money yesterday.

5 posted on 11/09/2012 2:26:10 PM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Red Steel

Forget it Allen. We would have been better off had the Democrats retaken the House, so they could rubber stamp Obama. It’s time to experience the left’s vision for America until it destroys us. Why preside over a sunk ship?


6 posted on 11/09/2012 2:27:14 PM PST by pallis
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To: Red Steel
There was supposed to be a court hearing today. Anyone heard anything about the outcome?

I heard on the local radio talk show this afternoon (Tampa, FL) that West had now taken a 300 vote lead, but can't find anything about that report either.

7 posted on 11/09/2012 2:28:19 PM PST by neveralib
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To: Red Steel

That is great news. Allen West is a true American hero, have his picture posted on my home page. No matter what,Allen West will be a force in politics for decades to come.


8 posted on 11/09/2012 2:28:47 PM PST by lbryce (BHO-"Now, I am become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds" by way of Oppenheimer at Trinity, NM)
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To: GraceG
I have suspected that this election was stolen...

I believe the entire presidential election of 2012 was stolen by massive, systematic Democratic [sic] party vote fraud. I believe Romney actually won. America lost.

9 posted on 11/09/2012 2:29:47 PM PST by Standing Wolf
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To: Red Steel
I'm becoming more & more convinced that participating in this corrupt system, even as the patsy as the GOP is, is almost as bad as actually perpetrating the fraud.

The GOP cannot continue to pretend that nothing is wrong, or that nothing can be done. Something is very, very wrong and they are providing cover to the democrats by participating.

10 posted on 11/09/2012 2:31:03 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Red Steel

‘Critical questions are also being raised about the estimated 8,000 military absentee ballots, These ballots could decide the election but were only picked up on Wednesday. They are being counted in an area that is off-limits to observers, but no explanation has been given why.’

Read more: TRR: Allen West Seeks Recount Amid Growing Vote Count Scandal - Washington Times http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/robbins-report/2012/nov/9/allen-west-asks-recount-amid-growing-vote-count-sc/#ixzz2Blcc0345


11 posted on 11/09/2012 2:31:54 PM PST by patriot08
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To: Red Steel

Are election observers allowed to whip out their cell phone/camera/recorder while observing? Probably not, but it would be helpful if it were allowed.


12 posted on 11/09/2012 2:33:40 PM PST by Will88
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To: Red Steel

Good for West!!! I just wish there were more Republicans with his fight!


13 posted on 11/09/2012 2:33:47 PM PST by frnewsjunkie
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To: Standing Wolf
>>>>I believe the entire presidential election of 2012 was stolen by massive, systematic Democratic [sic] party vote fraud. I believe Romney actually won.<<<

It seems every swing state but Florida went 52-47 for Obama. This smells funny to me.

14 posted on 11/09/2012 2:34:09 PM PST by Shqipo (I am AttackWatch parolee #1,237. I am breaking my parole once more.)
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To: pallis

I reject your opinion.


15 posted on 11/09/2012 2:35:20 PM PST by impimp
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To: Red Steel

Sample ballots are sent to Florida voters. PBC Supervisor of Elections Bucher produced defective sample ballots three times. She is incompetent.

She “found a way around” state rules and allowed voting on Sunday and Monday, November 4 and 5, while voters in other counties were not allowed to vote. She has corrupted the election.

Democrat counties have been given an advantage.


16 posted on 11/09/2012 2:37:51 PM PST by Ray76 ("We're ready to be led" - John Boehner, leader of the opposition)
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To: neveralib

I think there was an article on FR earlier today, essentially saying by judge/court decision that West had no case (with the court) as of yet, that it is not up to the courts to decide elections (along that line IIRC). Possibly it was a matter of the court saying he cannot contest the results yet, since the results have not been certified yet.


17 posted on 11/09/2012 2:38:15 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: Red Steel

Appears the RATS are replaying the Norm Coleman/Al Franken program.

Bump to Allen West and the patriots doing their best to make this fair.


18 posted on 11/09/2012 2:39:58 PM PST by upchuck (We are not finished yet. But when nobama chooses some more SCOTUS judges, we will be. For ever.)
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To: neveralib

Apparently his request was denied as they are supposedly still counting ballots. I’m in Texas so it’s hard to find out what is really going on but that’s what the last email I received from someone locally said. Prayers up for West.


19 posted on 11/09/2012 2:40:16 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Red Steel

Political affiliation trumps race.

If the situation were reversed and West were a democrat, the screams of *RACISM* would be echoing across the land, being trumpeted by the MSM from every roof top.


20 posted on 11/09/2012 2:40:50 PM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: GraceG

Keep up the fight Alan West you are my hero!


21 posted on 11/09/2012 2:43:56 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: pallis

Forget it Allen.


I don’t think Col. West has any quit in him.


22 posted on 11/09/2012 2:44:03 PM PST by sanjuanbob
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To: Red Steel

If some left wing a-hole tried to get a sheriff deputy to keep me from my right to observe a fair vote count, he better have his gun drawn.


23 posted on 11/09/2012 2:45:07 PM PST by Fledermaus (The Republic is Dead: Collapse the system. Let the Dems destory the economy!)
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To: patriot08

RE: military vote suppression:

I think every service member should sue the election system (secretaries of state and county election offices). I am sick of men and women placing their lives on the line to defend a sytem that is totally corrupt.


24 posted on 11/09/2012 2:50:13 PM PST by Missouri gal
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To: Standing Wolf
Yes this is my belief as well. I think the only reason there was not more tampering with the House and that it is still republican is they will be blamed for everything because bills are originated from there so even if the Senate screws around with the bills after the fact which they have done the House will be blamed.

Alos I think West was targeted because he is Tea Party and Black can’t have that. Paul Ryan won his seat but not the Vice Presidency that seems odd but if he ever deicided to run for President they will use his House term to demonize him it is one big set up and funny that Boehner from Ohio seemed to keep his job he always caves in to Obama so no need for him to go.
One big set up

25 posted on 11/09/2012 2:51:47 PM PST by funfan
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To: Red Steel

We need to organize on this matter. West will not surrender. He is not that type. But he’ll need an army to back him. Are you listening, Allen? This needs to go to the SCOTUS BEFORE 0bama appoints Eric Holder as a Justice. The DemRats will drag their feet, just like 0bama did on Benghazi, F&F and all his other crimes. West needs to enlist an army to fight this. What’s discovered here is reflective of what this entire election was about; FRAUD on a massive scale. DemRats don’t need to be told to cheat. They’re BORN cheaters and that’s why they become DemRats.


26 posted on 11/09/2012 2:53:39 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Red Steel

The West, RNC and FLGOP attorneys should have been there... Would have stopped this BS instantly...


27 posted on 11/09/2012 2:56:22 PM PST by Fred (http://thebubblefilm.com/)
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To: pallis
Why preside over a sunk ship?

Agreed. Why participate at all - the media blame the GOP for everything. Boner and McConnell should just rubber stamp Obama and Schumer's plan for everything - then let them try and blame the GOP when the ship is in the freefall. I cannot remember where I read the piece over two months ago (think Pravda) but they were opining that for the USA to get it's house in order it was "going to have to blow the system up and start from ground zero".
28 posted on 11/09/2012 2:57:34 PM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: lbryce

Agreed. West is an inspiration, and the most hated Republican in recent memory for the left wing. I want him as speaker of the house.


29 posted on 11/09/2012 3:04:07 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Red Steel

“When he asked why, Elections Supervisor Susan Bucher called a sheriff’s deputy to have him escorted out of the building.”

This is why conservatives and patriots must get organized and elect constitutional sheriffs in their counties. You must take back your neighborhoods which means throwing leftists out of your town councils, county boards and schools. Forget GD Washington. It’s lost. Quite focusing your energy on that snake pit. First, secure your home territory so you have a safe political base to operate from.


30 posted on 11/09/2012 3:07:56 PM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: Red Steel

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31 posted on 11/09/2012 3:08:32 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (Anger a Conservative by telling a lie; Anger a Liberal by telling the truth. - RWR 8-)
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To: Red Steel

If this story is true, the St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections should be placed under arrest for treason. Given that there is 0% chance the government will do that, the citizens may have to act.


32 posted on 11/09/2012 3:09:21 PM PST by douginthearmy
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To: GraceG

Well, at least ONE of our people has the balls to fight back.

We need more Americans like LtCol West.


33 posted on 11/09/2012 3:09:59 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: yldstrk
Keep up the fight Alan West you are my hero!

Your hero? Then at least learn to spell his name correctly!

34 posted on 11/09/2012 3:10:12 PM PST by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: houeto

yeah sorry about that

Allen

you are a smart ass take a long walk off a short pier, jerk houeto


35 posted on 11/09/2012 3:11:55 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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”If it's about the lives of my men and their safety,
I'd go through hell with a gasoline can.”

~Allen West

From Wikipedia:
Allen West: Military service
Allegiance: United States of America
Service/branch: United States Army
Years of service: 1982–2004, 22 years
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Commands: 2nd Battalion, 20th Field Artillery, 4th Infantry Division
Battles/wars: Operation Desert Storm
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Awards: Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal



please click the pic

36 posted on 11/09/2012 3:12:21 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Red Steel

We are no longer under the rule of law. This is “might makes right”, and for the moment thugs at least appear to have the power to enforce compliance.


37 posted on 11/09/2012 3:12:21 PM PST by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Cheerio
Boner and McConnell should just rubber stamp Obama and Schumer's plan for everything - then let them try and blame the GOP when the ship is in the freefall.

This would have several advantages. One, we know the GOP leadership hasn't the stomach for the kind of fight required to make a difference anyway, so why bother? The left would then have the choice of burning down the country entirely, which their far left base wants, or restraining themselves, which would drive their far left base over the edge.

The media would still seek to blame the GOP, of course, but if the GOP played it right, even fewer would buy the media's crap that do now.

38 posted on 11/09/2012 3:13:23 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Standing Wolf

Yes, and to all those FReepers who berated the “birthers” because America was going to vote Obama out in 2012 for his failed policies, I say congratulations.

You got 4 more years of the criminal and his cabal...


39 posted on 11/09/2012 3:19:30 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("God only knows it's not what we would choose to do." - Lyric from Us and Them - Pink Floyd)
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To: Red Steel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQxsx3IGS1E&feature=youtu.be


40 posted on 11/09/2012 3:19:54 PM PST by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: patriot08

did not counting military ballots happen all over the usa?


41 posted on 11/09/2012 3:20:22 PM PST by dalebert
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To: Red Steel

It’s fraud alright. I am glad West is standing up. We should all stand up against this fraud and the elections of 2012. Just talking about it is not good enough. We need to follow West stand and do something about it.

Do not allow Obama to take his second term. Arrest him and charge him with fraud; then treason.


42 posted on 11/09/2012 3:25:19 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty

I didnt hear much about RNC standing up for voters or questioning much..I did hear about all the lawyers the Dems hired


43 posted on 11/09/2012 3:40:41 PM PST by dalebert
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To: Hotlanta Mike
Bingo. We so-called birthers and our concerns about the corrupted, fraudulent and hidden history fed to America will never see the light of day either. But we are in good company with the Solyndra family of scandals, Fast and Furious, Benghazi, the ‘coincidences’ of this election including why no voter i.d. states went for Obama or why Mitt got 3 million+ fewer votes than McCain or how it is that Philadelphia gets 99% voter turnout in many precincts/ward yet has a lower total vote than in 2008.

I think it was a guy named Joe Stalin who said, “it doesn't matter who votes, what matters is who counts the votes.”

44 posted on 11/09/2012 3:41:48 PM PST by masadaman
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To: GraceG

I suspect many elections are stolen. It is tyranny at its worst and if the courts wind up condoning it . . .


45 posted on 11/09/2012 3:46:15 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: pallis

Yeah, just rollover . .that’s the attitude

Good grief


46 posted on 11/09/2012 3:50:09 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Steely Tom

To #3: Steely Tom.

Re Mr. Shapiro saying that “But now he is being treated like an enemy.”

If you seek the TRUTH or speak the TRUTH, YOU ARE THE ENEMY TO THE DEMOCRATS.

MARX, LENIN AND ALINSKY WON THE ELECTION. OBAMA, JARRETT AND AXELROD WERE THEIR TOOLS. THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, IN PART, WERE THEIR STOOGES.

The fight of Col. West goes way beyond a local voter fraud issue. It epitomizes the battle for the soul of the American people/society/way of life.

The LIGHTSIDE VERSUS THE DARKSIDE, AND THE DARKSIDE IS WINNING.


47 posted on 11/09/2012 3:52:45 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: GraceG

“I have suspected that this election was stolen,”

As was Mia Love’s.


48 posted on 11/09/2012 3:57:04 PM PST by MayflowerMadam
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To: upchuck

TO #18: Red Steel. In the Coleman versus Franken vote tampering, the Secy of State of Minnesota, Mark Ritchie, has been documented as having direct ties to the Communist Party of Minneapolis/Minn. Go to www.keywiki.com, Search for his name, “Mark Ritchie”, and you will found the proof.

That is why Soros and company tried to finance the “Secretary Project” to help leftist candidates win the position of Secretary of State in Wisconsin and many other states.

When you hear that Soros in financing a project, color it COMMUNIST.


49 posted on 11/09/2012 3:57:19 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: GraceG

I thought on election night after the results that blacks had theirracst attitude and got obama over the edge.
Then after looking at races and results ans seeing 110% voting for counties and all going to obama ten something was up.
I looked more and mroe and talked to others and they also saw something wrong and said these results do not add up.

This election should be investigated , the votes in WI,OH, FL,NV, IO,VA all have to be looked at.

Obama likes spending money then spend money on this because I know he did nto win.

Now here is something else.
The media always do a county by conty report after the election.
Anyone noticed how they have not now.?

This race was stolen and rigged, they had 4 years of prepping for this and I;m in FL and there is no way the middle part of the state went obama.
He got less than 5000 at a rally just before the election and yet he won that area!!! NO CHANCE he did


50 posted on 11/09/2012 4:16:29 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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