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Breaking: Holder Tries to Re-grab Texas, Announces Nationwide Attack on Election Integrity
PJ Media ^ | 7-25-2013 | J. Christian Adams

Posted on 07/25/2013 8:42:58 AM PDT by smoothsailing

July 25, 2013

Breaking: Holder Tries to Re-grab Texas, Announces Nationwide Attack on Election Integrity

J. Christian Adams

Two important developments this morning. First: Attorney General Eric Holder will announce that the Justice Department will initiate broad nationwide attacks on election integrity measures like Voter ID using the remaining portions of the Voting Rights Act. Last month, the Supreme Court struck down the 1965 triggers that forced 15 states to submit election law changes to Washington D.C. for federal approval.

Second: despite the Supreme Court’s ruling, the Justice Department announced it will try to recapture Texas under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act by showing the state continues to act with a racially discriminatory intent when passing voting laws.

Some of Holder’s reaction is because dozens of highly paid federal employees are now idled. James Buchanan won the Nobel Prize in Economics by explaining Holder’s actions as Public Choice Theory — bureaucrats announce policies to help bureaucrats, even if disguised as an act inspired by a public purpose.

For the last few weeks, Voting Section employees have taken extended coffee breaks, and even more extended lunches. But there was hope — outgoing Assistant Attorney General Tom Perez referred to the state of Louisiana as the “full employment for Voting Section lawyers state.”

That means Governor Bobby Jindal can expect more targeting by the DOJ Voting Section.

But this announcement is all about the midterm elections. Obama wants the House back, and the Justice Department is again being turned into a political weapon using the cloak of Civil Rights. This has become the new civil rights model. Because Democratic interests are so perfectly aligned with the civil rights establishment — in no small measure because of extreme block voting by American blacks — the DOJ is now an arm of the DNC.

Will states have the competence and ability to withstand Holder’s attack? There are ways. Whether they will use them remains to be seen.



TOPICS: Breaking News; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: alinskygovernment; corruption; democrats; doj; dojisajoke; dontmesswithtexas; donttreadonme; electionfraud; elections; ericholder; fueh; govtabuse; holder; jchristianadams; liberalfascism; texasvoterid; tyranny; votefraud; voterfraud; voterid
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1 posted on 07/25/2013 8:42:58 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

They’ve already declared war on Americans. We haven’t done a thing about it. If we wait for the spineless Republicrats in Washington we’ll end up in concentration camps!


2 posted on 07/25/2013 8:44:11 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: smoothsailing

Maybe Congress should cut off funding for the DoJ???


3 posted on 07/25/2013 8:44:20 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: smoothsailing

Honesty and integrity in voting is what Holder is against


4 posted on 07/25/2013 8:44:54 AM PDT by realcleanguy
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To: smoothsailing

The SOB needs to be buried under a federal prison.


5 posted on 07/25/2013 8:45:26 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: smoothsailing
Another dirty little secret ... withholder is creating a diversion. The power is in the electronics. He who controls the electronics control the counting and in truth those who chose to vote.
6 posted on 07/25/2013 8:45:59 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: smoothsailing

They must really feel threatened by Texas.

Texas must be doing something right!


7 posted on 07/25/2013 8:46:20 AM PDT by married21
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To: smoothsailing

The Department of Just Us.


9 posted on 07/25/2013 8:48:00 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: smoothsailing

It’s sad with the justice department doesn’t even pretend to be non-partisan.

It’s jut another branch of the Democrat party.


10 posted on 07/25/2013 8:48:41 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: smoothsailing
The war waged by Eric holder's Department of Justice to impose identity justice on America now moves from the George Zimmerman trial to voting litigation.


11 posted on 07/25/2013 8:49:39 AM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: IbJensen

Obama is definitely moving into the same league as Stalin and Hitler.


12 posted on 07/25/2013 8:51:57 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: smoothsailing

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again:
Ted Cruz or Gov Perry should offer the following regarding Holder:
“Yes, there was a time in the south where racism was part of the restrictive practices of the government in power. However, as more Republicans have been voted into office in these southern states, much has been done to remove the racist policies that were put in place by over 100 years of democRATs holding the majority of elected offices.”


13 posted on 07/25/2013 8:52:23 AM PDT by 9422WMR (: " Tolerance is the virtue of a man who has no convictions".)
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To: Nachum

For The List.


14 posted on 07/25/2013 8:53:47 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: married21

They must really feel threatened by Texas.


If Texas goes Blue, it’s over. They want to make Texas a Red state.


15 posted on 07/25/2013 8:53:47 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: IbJensen; smoothsailing
They’ve already declared war on Americans.

They did that years ago when they intentionally refused to secure our borders and protect our sovereignty...And then government aided and abetted/supported this illegal invasion.

Ya can't allow in tens of millions to enter illegally and not expect it to change your history to the point where it's compromised and undermined your electoral process.

It's why it's no longer possible to change corrupt government by traditional means.

It's too late for that.

16 posted on 07/25/2013 8:54:17 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: smoothsailing

“James Buchanan won the Nobel Prize in Economics by explaining Holder’s actions as Public Choice Theory . . ..”

He won the prize in 1986. Holder took office in 2009.

Important news post, but sloppy writing.


17 posted on 07/25/2013 8:54:24 AM PDT by buridan
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To: dragnet2

They must be stopped because they’re deliberately killing us and destroying this nation. They have declared war, but we’re not fighting back.


18 posted on 07/25/2013 8:55:12 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


19 posted on 07/25/2013 8:56:51 AM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: A.A. Cunningham
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A.A. Cunningham
07/25/2013 8:46:41 AM PDT

Your keyword spamming schtick is getting old.

20 posted on 07/25/2013 8:56:57 AM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: IbJensen

The kenyan has thrown down the gauntlet again with this and the phony scandals comment. It is quite revealing. Team Kenya never, ever stop fighting.

Too bad the beltway GOP leadership is in the tanning booth and with the exception of amnesty can’t be bothered to fight. Lots of fight in them for pushing amnesty but not much else.


21 posted on 07/25/2013 8:57:19 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: IbJensen

Who is this ‘we’ Kemosabe?


22 posted on 07/25/2013 8:57:28 AM PDT by JCBreckenridge ("we are pilgrims in an unholy land")
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To: smoothsailing
Holder said he is asking a federal judge to require Texas to submit all voting law changes to the Justice Department for approval for a ten-year period because of its history of discrimination.

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott will rip Eric the ho a new one over this.

The resulting unintended consequence will put Greg Abbott into the governor's chair in Texas.

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23 posted on 07/25/2013 8:59:51 AM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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Please Contribute Today!

24 posted on 07/25/2013 9:00:08 AM PDT by RedMDer (When immigrants cannot or will not assimilate, its really just an invasion. Throw them out!)
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To: married21
They must really feel threatened by Texas.

We hear it said how Sarah Palin lives rent-free in the heads of Obama and his top goons.

I think something just like that spooks them with Rick Perry and Texas.

First principles and those who defend them and fight for them drive the likes of Holder and Obama out of their Marx/Alinsky-loving minds.

25 posted on 07/25/2013 9:02:06 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: IbJensen

Holder is just as evil as his boss, ZerO.


26 posted on 07/25/2013 9:04:18 AM PDT by MEGoody (You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: smoothsailing

Simply sever the ID requirement from Federal Election voting.

No ID, no State ballot. Let anyone vote on the Federal ballot. This implies changing the state rules and ^not^ having an integrated ballot. (States are free to make their own voting rules specific to their State). In the near term, you will have to establish separate queues for voting but within one 4 year cycle, you will see folks understand. The responsible voters will be responsible.

This would also show federal vote fraud efforts.


27 posted on 07/25/2013 9:04:27 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: smoothsailing; Arrowhead1952; NYTexan; mylife; Eaker; TheMom; laurenmarlowe; El Gato; RebelTex; ...

...OR TEXANS!!

28 posted on 07/25/2013 9:04:40 AM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL of you heroes!)
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To: laplata
See 16....This has been going on for decades...The corrupt government wanted socialism and total control...Leaving it's borders wide open for millions of the uneducated ignorant who'd support it, was a means to an end. These people see government as a sugar daddy...

It's too late to change things by traditional means...

Way back in 94, when they burned CA prop 187 ballots after they won, and declared their free election illegal, it should have been the big red flag for the entire country. The results of that government control and intrusion can now be seen coast to coast.

29 posted on 07/25/2013 9:05:02 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: smoothsailing

Oh, goody! Perhaps this means he will send in NBP polling place ‘observers’.


30 posted on 07/25/2013 9:05:17 AM PDT by firebasecody (Orthodoxy, proclaiming the Truth since AD 33)
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To: IbJensen

Absolutely...

This is way more serious than most understand...And it started decades ago...


31 posted on 07/25/2013 9:06:28 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: smoothsailing

Holder seems to be pushing for a secession attempt or, more likely deflecting attention from all the other troubles enveloping the Marxist Obama administration.


32 posted on 07/25/2013 9:07:26 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: no-to-illegals

He who controls the electronics control the counting and in truth those who chose to vote.


That cannot be said loud enough or too many times. Spot on.


33 posted on 07/25/2013 9:07:37 AM PDT by MWestMom (Psalms 109:8)
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To: smoothsailing
Where was Eric Holder while the IRS was engaged in shutting down the Tea Party leading up to the 2012 election? How many votes did THAT suppress?

Fast & Furious, Perjury in Congress, Spying on Fox News..

How many chances does the black man get before he's held accountable?

34 posted on 07/25/2013 9:08:09 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: buridan
He won the prize in 1986. Holder took office in 2009. Important news post, but sloppy writing.

Are you saying Buchanan's theory only applied on the day he wrote it?

35 posted on 07/25/2013 9:09:01 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Don’t mess with Texas.


36 posted on 07/25/2013 9:10:48 AM PDT by Ben Chad
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To: txhurl

Ping.


37 posted on 07/25/2013 9:12:06 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: CivilWarBrewing
How many chances does the black man get before he's held accountable?

Those chances used up! WE (and that includes our officials) are just to scared of being labeled as "racists" to HOLD them accountable!

38 posted on 07/25/2013 9:12:17 AM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL of you heroes!)
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To: smoothsailing

Don’t mess with Texas.....................


39 posted on 07/25/2013 9:12:24 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: laplata
Obama is definitely moving into the same league as Stalin and Hitler.

In style more Castro & Hitler than Stalin--although all three clearly identified with manipulating the massed mob.

But Obama has employed a great deal out of what one might call "Hitler's Play Book":

See Leftwing Chickens Coming Home.

That said, Stalin, it should be noted, bears part of the responsibility for so many naive academics buying the idiotic idea that Hitler was somehow on the "Right," which is demonstrably false. This illusion enables Obama's behavior to go unrecognized by many who would otherwise be alarmed.

William Flax

40 posted on 07/25/2013 9:13:34 AM PDT by Ohioan
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To: MWestMom

Thank You for that kindness.


41 posted on 07/25/2013 9:14:36 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: dragnet2; IbJensen; smoothsailing

it's no longer possible to change corrupt government by traditional means. It's too late for that.

42 posted on 07/25/2013 9:15:11 AM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: smoothsailing

Commentary from MSNBC video below

2:01 Minutes
Unhappy with SCOTUS decision on Voting Rights Act Eric Holder begins assault on Texas
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXcqvC9qE6E

The commentator in the video says he was in the Judiciary hearings today with Gohmert.

3:53 Minutes
Eric Holder, DOJ Seeking To Reinstate Authority Over Texas Voting Law

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vs3AVHjMYSk

3: 32 minutes
Louie Gohmert Likens Minorities to Prairie Chickens and ‘Various Lizards’

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kme2DwQBFBA


43 posted on 07/25/2013 9:16:02 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: dragnet2

........ government control and intrusion can now be seen coast to coast.


Yes, that’s the bottom line.


44 posted on 07/25/2013 9:17:14 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: LUV W

If at first you don’t secede, try, try again!

Let’s just do it already!


45 posted on 07/25/2013 9:18:51 AM PDT by nanetteclaret (Unreconstructed Catholic Texan)
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To: smoothsailing

Holder is under orders to get the King Zero scandals off the front pages. Others are too, probably. This might just be the first announced crackdown on more of our civil liberties and the shredding of the Constitution.


46 posted on 07/25/2013 9:19:05 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: nanetteclaret
If at first you don’t secede, try, try again!

Let’s just do it already!

I am sooooo ready and I'm not even kidding! :)

47 posted on 07/25/2013 9:22:47 AM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL of you heroes!)
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To: smoothsailing

Gen. holder is above the law.


48 posted on 07/25/2013 9:24:16 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: Whenifhow
LOL, I love Gohmert!

"There is nobody in this chamber who is more appreciative than I am for the gentleman from Tennessee and my friend from Michigan standing up for the rights of race, religion, national religion of the Delta Smelt, the snail darter, various lizards, the lesser prairie chicken, the greater sage grouse and so many other insects who would want someone standing for their religion, their race, their national origin and I think that's wonderful," Gohmert quipped.

49 posted on 07/25/2013 9:24:25 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Gohmert is a rock star!


50 posted on 07/25/2013 9:25:28 AM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL of you heroes!)
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