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NAACP watching, ready for voter problems (Who saw this coming?)
The Santa Cruz Sentinel/The Associated Press ^ | October 11, 2008 | Michelle Roberts

Posted on 10/11/2008 6:49:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The NAACP will have lawyers targeting 750 precincts around the nation on Election Day to help address complaints about possible voter disenfranchisement, the organization's new president said Saturday.

Benjamin Jealous, who took the helm of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Sept. 15, said volunteer lawyers have already been addressing complaints about voter registration problems. On Election Day, lawyers will be sent to the 750 precincts where there has been a history of voter discrimination, Jealous said at the state NAACP convention.

Jealous also said he hopes that Democratic nominee Barack Obama's growing popularity will aid the civil rights organization. Obama's background as a community organizer and civil rights attorney could help as the NAACP targets quality education and other equality issues, he said.

But Jealous said Obama's rise has also occasionally led people to question whether the 99-year-old organization is still relevant.

"If Obama is elected, won't colored people have advanced as far as they can advance?" Jealous recalled being asked.

"The condition of the grassroots" will determine whether the NAACP can shut its doors, not the advancement of a single man, said Jealous, the youngest-ever leader of the group at age 35.

The presidential primary campaign highlighted the difference between many Hispanic voters and black voters. Hispanic voters helped give Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton a win in Texas, temporarily stalling the Obama campaign's momentum before he eventually secured the nomination.

Asked whether black and Latino leaders should try to help bridge the gap, Jealous said he's already met with the head of the National Council of La Raza.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; blackvote; election; elections; mccain; naacp; obama; votefraud; voterfraud
I foresee some serious riots soon.
1 posted on 10/11/2008 6:49:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So do I! I say block off their neighborhoods and let them burn — don’t send in the police or fire and put them in harm’s way.


2 posted on 10/11/2008 6:51:19 PM PDT by PhiKapMom ( BOOMER SOONER -- VOTE FOR McCAIN/PALIN2008! LetsGetThisRight.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No matter who wins and who loses...there will be race riots.

Not sure which race will kick them off......

;-)


3 posted on 10/11/2008 6:51:47 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR....Monthly Donors Wanted)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have been saying for a while, now, that white-folks need a NAAWP. It will be a necessity if Obama gets elected.


4 posted on 10/11/2008 6:52:30 PM PDT by i_dont_chat (The elephant is dancing for the lady from Alaska)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

These anti-American groups will be oozing out of the woodwork from now until election day. Their Manchild is going to be president or the crap is going to hit the fan. They’ve invested a lot of money purchasing the Oval Office.


5 posted on 10/11/2008 6:52:35 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I'm voting for McCain/Palin so I can look my grandkids in the eye when I tell them I'm sorry.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
NAACP? About as relevant as the CCCP.
6 posted on 10/11/2008 6:53:07 PM PDT by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Benjamin Jealous? Most likely he is also jealous of Caucasian, Asian, Hispanic and Jewish successes that greatly surpass those of his constiuents.


7 posted on 10/11/2008 6:55:46 PM PDT by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, spaying and neutering the animals on the angry left)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Me too. Annie get your gun.


8 posted on 10/11/2008 6:57:31 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (u)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

you’re echoing the snakehead.


9 posted on 10/11/2008 6:57:39 PM PDT by ken21 (people die and you never hear from them again.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Benjamin Jealous, who took the helm of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Sept. 15, said volunteer lawyers have already been addressing complaints about voter registration problems.

"Ah do declare, after registering for the 15th time, they tol' me ah cudn't do it no more!

10 posted on 10/11/2008 6:58:28 PM PDT by SlowBoat407 (Obama will give us enough hope to hang ourselves.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I saw this coming. I also saw it in person in ‘04 in Jacksonville. The NAACP lawyers were out there at the poll with their fancy, pimptimidation suits and cameras...and left because the only voters being intimidated were Bush/Cheney voters. That wasn’t important to them, even though I had numerous black voters give me and my group (B/C volunteers) secret thumbs-up or telling me they couldn’t tell anyone they were voting for Bush for fear of repurcussions. One woman refused a B/C bumper sticker because she said her whole bumper would be ripped off her car.


11 posted on 10/11/2008 7:05:52 PM PDT by KJC1
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s racism, I tell you! See, this sistuh was turned away by the racists at five different precinks on election day. At the othuh four precinks she was OK and was able ta vote. But the ohtuh five, racists all!


12 posted on 10/11/2008 7:09:37 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Gee, are they watching the real cheaters?

I thought they had the fraud market all wrapped up in a nice little acorn.
Guess it never hurts to cover All the bases.


13 posted on 10/11/2008 7:16:33 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (http://www.dailymotion.com/video/k6KUDv1wzraWhwlBt1)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The NAACP looks a lot like ACORN & ACORN looks a lot like the NAACP!


14 posted on 10/11/2008 7:18:12 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: ken21
you’re echoing the snakehead.

There are bumperstickers out that say "Obama or Revolution".

15 posted on 10/11/2008 7:19:53 PM PDT by tbpiper (I don't need no steeenking Marxist Messiah)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yeah, if Barry loses ... it’s ... it’s ... it’s ... RACISM!!!! God, I’m so tired of their crap! Oh, did you see a couple of days ago that Farrakan called Obama “The Messiah”? True. Check it out. It’s out in the open now.


16 posted on 10/11/2008 7:20:01 PM PDT by chippewaman
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To: tbpiper

gosh, isn’t that comforting!


17 posted on 10/11/2008 7:22:14 PM PDT by ken21 (people die and you never hear from them again.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
JOHN S. MCCAIN WOULD WIN 85% of UNDECIDED VOTERS in these last few days if he would EXPRESS HIS OPEN SUPPORT OF THE GOP 2008 PLATFORM ON ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION and he and Sarah Palin made Clear, Definitive Comments on Amnesty (their opposition) and The Fence (their support).

Obama could not answer this because his party's platform and he himself is for mass legalization of these invaders.

There you have it. This is how McCain gets to swoop up massive segments of the Undecideds.

Do YOU want him to do this?

Do YOU want him to win the election?

Does HE want to win the election?


18 posted on 10/11/2008 7:24:45 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Silver Lining to McCain's Defeat: We can, at once, seize the GOP from RINO leadership & clean house.)
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To: tbpiper

I believe I’ll take the revolution. Lock......and load........fire at will.

Bullfrog


19 posted on 10/11/2008 7:31:34 PM PDT by Bullfrogg
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Fraud for me none for thee!


20 posted on 10/11/2008 7:31:38 PM PDT by Archon of the East (Universal Executive Power of the Law of Nature)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Unfortunately you are right, one can only hope many of the MSM mouth pieces get in the middle of it. They are the problem, they are the ones who enable the radical leftist revolution which is revolution for revolution sake and is perpetual, not grounded in any principal except indentity power grabs. I believe most American know this, if only our leaders would just ground their speech on the Constitution and its principles.

Slavery was in violation of the principles of our founding and could have easily been a distant memory had the Democrat controlled congress not overturned all GOP initiated laws by the end of the 1860’s.

21 posted on 10/11/2008 7:42:42 PM PDT by Archon of the East (Universal Executive Power of the Law of Nature)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Benjamin Jealous”

What an appropriate name


22 posted on 10/11/2008 7:52:41 PM PDT by Figment ("A communist is someone who reads Marx.An anti-communist is someone who understands Marx" R Reagan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I read not to long ago, that the U.N. will have 300 observers watching the election this November. I have to ask... Are we being set up? Is this election already determined and we will have the election stolen like ACORN steals tax payer money?
23 posted on 10/11/2008 9:32:34 PM PDT by odin2008 (EVIL TRUMPHS WHEN GOOD MEN DO NOTHING)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Memo to self. Must buy more ammo!


24 posted on 10/11/2008 9:34:01 PM PDT by odin2008 (EVIL TRUMPHS WHEN GOOD MEN DO NOTHING)
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To: odin2008

“I read not to long ago, that the U.N. will have 300 observers watching the election this November.”

And who authorized the UN to observe US elections?

I regard that as an outrage.

Think of all the other countries where it could go observe elections if it wants to see some real fraud at work :

Zimbawe, North Korea, Egypt, etc. etc.


25 posted on 10/11/2008 10:29:58 PM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: CondorFlight
I believed that they authorized themselves and Bush said OK.
26 posted on 10/11/2008 11:01:20 PM PDT by odin2008 (EVIL TRUMPHS WHEN GOOD MEN DO NOTHING)
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To: odin2008
Well, at least half of the "UN observers” will be loyal Americans: Jimmah Catarrh, Ramsey Clark, Cindy Sheehan, Jodie Evans, Randi Rhodes, Ibrahim Hooper....
27 posted on 10/12/2008 12:18:35 AM PDT by ApplegateRanch (The Great Obamanation of Desolation, attempting to sit in the Oval Office, where he ought not..)
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To: Bullfrogg
I believe I’ll take the revolution.

I remember the race riots of the 60's. Most of it was fomented by small groups and not large masses of angry blacks. This will probably be the case this time if anything happens. People tend to be more 'talk' than 'walk' when it comes to public violence.

Groups to watch would be the Nation of Islam (which has been very quiet so far) the Uhuru's, and any group that uses "People's" in its title.

28 posted on 10/12/2008 5:52:54 AM PDT by tbpiper (I don't need no steeenking Marxist Messiah)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Am I among the few who find this to be the most rank hypocricy? ACLU and the NAACP don’t find voter problems, they cause voter problems!


29 posted on 10/12/2008 8:00:03 AM PDT by SPOTTEDOWL (Are frontal lobotomies prerequisite for being classified as a liberal?)
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To: PhiKapMom; 2ndDivisionVet

Racism? Hmmmm. I took this from a mostly black blog/board where they were discussing the election. A white woman had just said (referring to voting for Obama because he was black) “Well, I may as well vote for McCain because he’s white, then, huh?”
Here’s the response: “You know it ain’t the same.

Us blacks have been slaves for fo hundred years. This is the first time we have come close to gaining any sort of power over the white man and the mexicans and the asians etc.

It is different man.”


30 posted on 10/12/2008 12:09:19 PM PDT by The Ghost of Rudy McRomney (I lust after Sarah the Naughty Librarian)
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