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State Dept: Texas canít arrest international election observers
Washington Examiner ^ | October 26, 2012 | Joel Gehrke

Posted on 10/26/2012 4:02:02 PM PDT by Snuph

International election observers planning to visit Texas polling places have “full immunity” from being arrested in the United States, the State Department said when discussing a letter from the Texas Attorney General.

“I’m not going to get into any kind of hypothetical situations or predict where this is going to go other than to say we have every expectation that this will be worked out and to state the fact, which is that under U.S. law they are eligible for immunities,” said State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland. Reporters tried to get her to state explicitly that Texas could not arrest election observers from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), but Nuland would only reiterate that OSCE observers have full immunity.

Attorney General Greg Abbott, R-Texas, warned OSCE that it “may be a criminal offense for OSCE’s representatives to maintain a presence within 100 feet of a polling place’s entrance,” as The Hill noted.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: diplomaticimmunity; dontmesswithtexas; gregabbott; marxistbrotherhood; osce; projectvote; statedept; texas; victorianuland; votefraud
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To: montag813; All

Thank you everyone for the extremely lively “discussion”.

Praying we all have a very Merry November the 6th


151 posted on 10/26/2012 8:38:08 PM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: Snuph

So say the MURDERERS of Ambassador Stevens.


152 posted on 10/26/2012 9:00:45 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: Snuph

STOP tipping your hand on these issues...JUST DO IT!


153 posted on 10/26/2012 9:13:53 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: sam_paine
prolly just to be a pain in the azz...
154 posted on 10/26/2012 9:23:35 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Snuph

No need to arrest them.Just put a pig outside each polling
station. That will send them packing.


155 posted on 10/26/2012 9:50:11 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: SeaHawkFan
And this delay helped us Texans get Ted Cruz instead of Dewhurst.

And possibly Romney instead of Santorum.

156 posted on 10/26/2012 9:50:45 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Snuph

Yeah.

You can’t even get rid of illegal aliens trying to vote inside your borders.

Now shut the hell up and go pay your taxes. Your government is broke.

/sarc(????)


157 posted on 10/26/2012 9:53:02 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Snuph; Beckwith; Fred Nerks; TigersEye

Here is the link which reveals the names of these UN observers who will have 2 postings each, phase 1 and phase 2. I assume that phase one is to observe the vote and phase 2 is to observe the recount and report on recount irregularities and rioting caused by alleged
Electoral discrimination against minorities so as to be able to have UN intervention
As was accomplished in the Kenya election by Khofi Anan. This resulted in Kenyas’s elected government having to share power with a sub strata of unconstitutional,illegally installed Islamofascists lead by Odinga/Obama’s Orange party.

This is how coupes are organized these days by fascists. Texas is quite right to want nothing to do with them. Many of the places these observers will be present are in swing states.


158 posted on 10/26/2012 10:11:38 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Snuph; Beckwith; Fred Nerks; TigersEye

Here is the link which reveals the names of these UN observers who will have 2 postings each, phase 1 and phase 2.

http://www.scribd.com/doc/110874123/United-Nations-Election-Observer-Deployment-2012

I assume that phase one is to observe the vote and phase 2 is to observe the recount and report on recount irregularities and rioting caused by alleged
Electoral discrimination against minorities so as to be able to have UN intervention
As was accomplished in the Kenya election by Khofi Anan. This resulted in Kenyas’s elected government having to share power with a sub strata of unconstitutional,illegally installed Islamofascists lead by Odinga/Obama’s Orange party.

This is how coupes are organized these days by fascists. Texas is quite right to want nothing to do with them. Many of the places these observers will be present are in swing states.


159 posted on 10/26/2012 10:12:17 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Candor7

Almost every day for the last four years, something is revealed that makes me think, that’s got to be the last straw; and now there is the final insult, UN election observers, as if the US was some kind of third-world cess-pit like Zimbabwe.
If Kofi Anan shows his ugly, duplicitous face, THAT would really be the last step into the final nightmare.

TOSS THE UNITED NATIONS OUT OF THE US!


160 posted on 10/26/2012 11:27:25 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (VIDEO)
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To: Snuph

Overheard on 9 May 1940:

“Germany can’t invade us!”
-France


161 posted on 10/27/2012 3:55:50 AM PDT by Gamecock
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To: spawn44
PROOF POSITIVE WE HAVE BEEN TAKEN OVER BY RADICAL ANTI AMERICAN COMMUNISTS.

State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland was probably hired by Hillary Clinton. I wonder if she has a 'partner' like Hillary's Huma, if you know what I mean...

162 posted on 10/27/2012 5:56:09 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm not voting for Obama, so therefore I must be helping Romney!)
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To: Candor7
I assume that phase one is to observe the vote and phase 2 is to observe the recount and report on recount irregularities and rioting caused by alleged Electoral discrimination against minorities so as to be able to have UN intervention

As was accomplished in the Kenya election by Khofi Anan. This resulted in Kenyas’s elected government having to share power with a sub strata of unconstitutional,illegally installed Islamofascists lead by Odinga/Obama’s Orange party.

This is how coups are organized these days by fascists. Texas is quite right to want nothing to do with them. Many of the places these observers will be present are in swing states.

And where is the Republican-controlled Congress while all this is underway?

163 posted on 10/27/2012 6:03:58 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm not voting for Obama, so therefore I must be helping Romney!)
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To: fwdude

That’s Sumter, not Sumpter.


164 posted on 10/27/2012 6:53:34 AM PDT by RipSawyer (Free healthcare is worth FAR LESS than it costs.)
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To: Snuph

Not very much of a difference. Like I said, GW Bush was incredibly naive & stupid as a president, and has initiated or laid the groundwork for every one of 0bama’s travesties, begun under GW Bush. Bush has no problem or issue with any big gubmint, socialist or new world order concept, and in fact is an eager proponent of these travesties. Thank you GW Bush for giving us 0bama and the groundwork for all of his failed policies.


165 posted on 10/27/2012 7:35:53 AM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: MamaTexan

Guess who ran Project Vote in Chicago in 1992?

http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/January-1993/Vote-of-Confidence/


166 posted on 10/27/2012 7:36:51 AM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: Snuph
I’m not going to get into any kind of hypothetical situations

But aren't the observers there precisely because of hypothetical voting irregularities i.e. suppression of Marxist Democrats?

167 posted on 10/27/2012 7:40:20 AM PDT by relictele
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To: rcrngroup

I am not argueing Bush the second was a waste. I agreee. However, the differnece on this issue is absolute. Bush said come and learn. Zero is saying come and catch the cheaters in the conservative movement because the USA cannot have free and honest elections. Very big difference.


168 posted on 10/27/2012 7:40:26 AM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: Snuph

Feds, First, you make it impossible for us to prevent illegal citezens from voting and then you bring in dictators to make sure we’re following the rules. You’ve got to be kidding!!!

The international observers will be asked and expected to follow all the laws relevant to the voting booth...no more and no less. If you are offended that they aren’t granted some sort of ‘courtesy’ in the name of being polite, too g-d damn bad.

We’ve been offended by you for years..calling us racist, refusing to follow your own immigration laws, suing states burdened by expenses caused by unchecked immigration, allowing non-cotezens the right to vote. I’m so g-d damn mad. Go ‘F’ yourself and take your international observer with you.


169 posted on 10/27/2012 7:43:42 AM PDT by Mustangman (The GOP)
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To: Snuph

OK, I understand your point, and that we both agree GW Bush was a complete waste. However in this case, once again, it reveals the incredibly stupid & naive mindset of GW Bush, to bring in international observers to observe OUR elections, and failing to realize the consequences of that decision. Which is that globalism & socialism & new world order ideology will ALWAYS go to the absolute extreme of tyranny & totalitarianism. Personally I don’t think that GW Bush has a problem with any of this, and for the most part supports 0bama & his policies right down the communist, new world order line.


170 posted on 10/27/2012 7:57:06 AM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: rcrngroup

Good points. I agree. I also knew, when he did not replace the Clitonites, where he stood. But as far I know Bush is not on any ballot anywhere in the USA this election. This election is about stopping the final phase of the fascist take-over of our country.


171 posted on 10/27/2012 8:10:25 AM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: greene66

Sure they can be arrested!

maybe after 24 hours or so in detention, perhaps the State Dept. can request them to be released.


172 posted on 10/27/2012 8:25:40 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: Fai Mao

“What enforcement authority does the State Department have?”

They can cut off the highway money? (NOOOO! NOT THAT! ANYTHING BUT THAT!!! I APOLOGIZE!!!! WON’T HAPPEN AGAIN!!!! NOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!/s;)


173 posted on 10/27/2012 8:52:25 AM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Snuph
Federal marshal, meet county sheriff.

Now extend those wrists forward for an on-the-cuff remark.

174 posted on 10/27/2012 8:56:46 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (The Slave Party: advancing indenture since 1787.)
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To: Fitzy_888
STOP tipping your hand on these issues...JUST DO IT!

LOL! It's not tipping your hand, it's a Notice of Intent.

One of those pesky legal things that needs to be done in order to make sure all your cute little duckies are in a row. :-)

175 posted on 10/27/2012 9:43:17 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as Created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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To: X-spurt

Ain’t that the truth!

It is quite likely that in many states, if these observers become “known”, simple citizens who object to their presence will engage them in “conversation” which may escalate into some type of noisy “conflict”. Those observers and the citizens will have to be hauled into town to get “statements” about the altercation, and “disturbing the peace”. Done properly, this procedure will take several hours. Three or so citizens ought to be sufficient to occupy an “observer” for the full day. Citizen may suffer a 25 dollar fine. Observer cost thousands of dollars for zero accomplishment. Rinse, repeat.


176 posted on 10/27/2012 9:51:24 AM PDT by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: boxlunch

Please try to verify this and then post a main article at FR under the “activism” header, whether verified or not.


177 posted on 10/27/2012 9:56:50 AM PDT by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: D-fendr
Yep! This is nothing more than a continuation of his pattern of doing the 'end run' around laws. Can't legally have the feds to do it, so an organization from a chapter of an international body will have to do!

Texas ain't buyin' it!

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His biggest problem is a LOT of people are starting to see right through the #bullshitter-in-chief.

And the MSM can no longer protect him because we bypass them through the social media!

178 posted on 10/27/2012 9:58:06 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as Created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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To: Snuph

I can’t wait for film of these foreign turds trying to interfere with a local election. Worth a loss of 5,000,000 Obama votes.


179 posted on 10/27/2012 10:47:00 AM PDT by pabianice (washington, dc ..)
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To: Snuph

Amen to that! Stopping 0dumb0, the fascist communist muzzlim pig is first & foremost the goal for this election!


180 posted on 10/27/2012 10:49:24 AM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: AFPhys

The noisy “conflict” I think could happen is not a noisy “conversation” conflict, althougn there could be lots of shouting during the conflict.


181 posted on 10/27/2012 11:17:58 AM PDT by X-spurt (It is truly time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: Snuph

They are interfering with a lawful election process. They damned well better be arrested.

Screw the incompetent morons at the State Dept.


182 posted on 10/27/2012 12:11:11 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: oldtimer

The State Dept?

who gives a damn what they say?

Arrest them all Texas!!!!! Lock them up and dont let them go untill the election is over for a Month.

Piss on Hillary (The Bitch ) Clinton.


183 posted on 10/27/2012 1:57:31 PM PDT by LtKerst
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To: Snuph

Don’t arrest. Just shoot.


184 posted on 10/27/2012 2:27:46 PM PDT by libh8er
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To: Fred Nerks

as if the US was some kind of third-world cess-pit like Zimbabwe.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Well, we are on the way to that.Unless the Obummer movement can be stopped.

Isn’t it weird? Observers in Austin Texas? Just like there were in Obama’s Kenya in 2007/2008. Kenya was a test bed for this election. I wonder when the rioters will be called out when Obama loses.The surprise will be that this is not Kenya here.


185 posted on 10/27/2012 3:06:49 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Candor7
NO OBAMA NO PEACE?


186 posted on 10/27/2012 3:21:08 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum...)
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To: Snuph

Like to see the Texas AG tell Hillary, “If you want to try to stop me, why don’t you come to Texas, where we will show you some REAL hospitality....”


187 posted on 10/27/2012 3:56:54 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Snuph

“Full immunity”? Will these UN folks be raping and molesting as they do in worn torn and turd world nations?

The United Nations is a horribly corrupt organization of anti-semitic anti-American dictators. No wonder they love Obama in the White Hut.


188 posted on 10/27/2012 4:03:47 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: Snuph

“...State Dept: Texas can’t arrest international election observers...”

Texas says otherwise.

What a giant middle finger to the UN!! I love it.

When I die, bury me in Texas, Mom... God love ‘em, there’s still AMERICANS there!!!


189 posted on 10/27/2012 4:38:11 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: BigEdLB

or they will do what? based on bengazi, the administration is nothing.


190 posted on 10/27/2012 4:45:53 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: DoughtyOne

We can “detain for questioning” until the polls close.


191 posted on 10/29/2012 7:59:25 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ((God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.))
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Works for me...

And yes, I’m completely serious. Nab those little MoFos on sight.


192 posted on 10/29/2012 11:38:04 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (You know, if Obama wins he's going to inherit a terrible situation.)
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To: DoughtyOne

Texas is the wrong state to enter and cause trouble in.


193 posted on 10/29/2012 11:44:15 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ((God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.))
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To: stephenjohnbanker

arrest them and lets the courts sort it out


194 posted on 10/29/2012 11:52:42 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

Bingo!


195 posted on 10/29/2012 12:02:57 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ((God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.))
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