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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.

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


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: rcrngroup

Bush the second invited them to come and learn how fair elections work. Zero is bringing them to make sure they are fair. A LITTLE bit of a difference ...


141 posted on 10/26/2012 8:08:05 PM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: fwdude
A Democrat captured the long held "R" district by riding on Obama's coattails in 2008. She is a prime reason our redistricting process was dragged through the dirt (courts) for so long, and screwed up our primary date.

And this delay helped us Texans get Ted Cruz instead of Dewhurst.

142 posted on 10/26/2012 8:09:55 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: Snuph

“International election observers planning to visit Texas polling places have “full immunity” from being arrested in the United States, the State Department said”

But are they immune from Thermonuclear Wedgies? They should be able to observe well enough when hung from fenceposts by their underwear.


143 posted on 10/26/2012 8:10:13 PM PDT by RFEngineer
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To: Snuph

Nice of the State Dept to stick up for our country!


144 posted on 10/26/2012 8:21:52 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: Snuph

ask Santa Ana about diplomatic immunity...my question remains who gave them visas, for what purpose and what classification of visa? Someone needs to answer now.


145 posted on 10/26/2012 8:22:14 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: Snuph

I just got this in an email. Looks like the fraud we may need to look for may be in the electronic voting machines themselves - causing fraud in favor of Democrats. I apologize if anything like this already posted on this thread. I found this so alarming and sickening! I always check every page even if I vote “straight ticket”, but how many people may not have?


Happening in DALLAS……

I CANNOT VOUCH FOR THIS AS I HAVE NOT YET VOTED, BUT WILL WATCH FOR THIS. IF YOU VOTE EARLY, PLEASE READ THIS AND THEN BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU PLAN TO VOTE A STRAIGHT TICKET. PLEASE ALERT ALL OF YOUR CONSERVATIVE FRIENDS/ jg
VERY IMPORTANT…..

Dear Friends-
A good friend of mine just called me after having voted early at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. The early voting here in Dallas is all electronic - no paper backup. She pressed the straight party Republican button, and the machine asked whether she wanted to review her ballot before pressing the “VOTE” button, and she did, only to find that her vote had been recorded as straight Democrat ticket. She called the election judge over, and he watched as she re-did her ballot. The same thing happened again! She had to change all her votes manually to vote Republican. (I personally don’t think straight ticket is a good option, because down-ballot races are unduly affected by the top of the ticket, but that’s another story.) A high percentage of voters vote early, and I think all voters, no matter their candidate preference, should be urged to check their ballots carefully before pressing “VOTE”. I don’t trust electronic voting machines; one can’t really know what is going on inside. When you fill out a paper ballot, you KNOW how your vote is recorded, and there is backup available if a recount is needed.


146 posted on 10/26/2012 8:24:21 PM PDT by boxlunch
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To: boxlunch

This is being reported all over the country and always in favor of the DNC. I suggest everyone video their vote experience with their cell phone if possible.


147 posted on 10/26/2012 8:26:46 PM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: Snuph
International election observers planning to visit Texas polling places have “full immunity” from being arrested in the United States, the State Department said...

State Dept, Show us the written law.

148 posted on 10/26/2012 8:32:22 PM PDT by RJL (There's no greed like the greed of a liberal politician buying votes with your money.)
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To: Snuph

Immunity from PROSECUTION, NOT from arrest.


149 posted on 10/26/2012 8:33:24 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Snuph
Challenge Accepted
150 posted on 10/26/2012 8:37:36 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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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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