Skip to comments.Texas Officials, Activists to Holder on Voter ID: If Itís War You Want, Itís War Youíve Got
Posted on 07/25/2013 10:57:51 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is responding quickly and forcefully to Obama Attorney General Eric Holders decision to rope Texas back into the Voting Rights Act. The US Supreme Court just struck part of that law down.-snip-The facts are on Abbotts side. Texas specifically modeled its voter ID law on Indianas. That law has already been taken all the way to the US Supreme Court and was upheld. The Texas law enjoys widespread support across all ethnicities in the state. Only the Texas Democrat Party and its allies oppose it.
The Obama administration has been very consistent about opposing laws that buttress election security, and it has been very consistent about punishing states that dont get in line with Obamas radical agenda. Holders lawsuit is just another example of both.
The lawsuit comes just after Abbott announced his run for governor. It will give him a major platform from which to oppose Obama and Holder, which will play very well in Texas. Frankly, Abbott was already heavily favored to win. Now hes all but a lock.
Update: Texas Gov. Rick Perry posted the following statement on his Facebook page.
Once again, the Obama Administration is demonstrating utter contempt for our countrys system of checks and balances, not to mention the U.S. Constitution. This end-run around the Supreme Court undermines the will of the people of Texas, and casts unfair aspersions on our states common-sense efforts to preserve the integrity of our elections process.
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Don’t Mess With Texas, Punk!!!
Hey Chinese Military: You do know the Obama Blue States and Washington DC are full of disarmed weaklings, don’t you? You can seize them without firing a shot. Just a little friendly reminder from Texas and The Red States, who’d be better off without the blue states.
among my first thoughts when hearing Holder's latest.
but they won’t let the red states go, for the same reason that homosexuals need access to schools and Scouts, they would die off without their victims to bleed dry.
I would love for Texas state government to kick all Federal Agents (who are not military) OUT of Texas, and not to return under order of arrest!~
They could be absolute sticklers for enforcing every law valid in Texas to the fullest possible extent on each and every one of them though...
How much time should we give the Chicoms before we ‘hrrmph” go in and save the day?
And refusing to allow them to enforce federal laws that abrogate the Constitution...
Long enough for them to purge the old leadership?
No need. They can’t hardly help but commit three felonies a day, just fully enforce existing laws. ALL existing laws.
If one thing liberals always do is over-reach.....
They picked the wrong 800 lb gorilla.....it will back fire on them...
This is probably a lot more of a “show” for the rest of the 56 states to let them know who’s boss .....
Yeah. It would be a bit like a certain corporation I heard of.
They laid off all the workers, and the next day they were standing around with their coffee cups wondering how to make coffee...
Here’s my guess on the Obama strategy. He knows Abbott is going to win the governor’s race, so he wants to test his battle readiness. He knows the intial attack will be ineffective but perhaps a sustained attack could do some damage to Abbott’s rep with Texas voters. It reminds me when I went on a week long journalism trip with Chinese officials in Jiangsu Province a few years ago. The toughest reporters in Asia were invited and we could ask all them anything. For the first 2 days, the officials really tried to answer our question, but by Day 5, they were so shell shocked they refused to answer questions and went into hiding. When heading to the airport, we journalists speculated on why the Chinese were so foolish to invite us and expect us to believe they were fighting corruption, later on we concluded it was a test. Beijing wanted to know if Jiangsu officials could handle some tough questions and it looked like they failed. So it should come as no surprise that Jiangsu Province is now getting blamed for China’s debt problems.
Voting ID laws keep Red States red and change Blue States to Red ones.
Holder, you picked the wrong state to screw with... you’re not dealing with Colorado here. Creating trouble for Texas will bring untold pain onto you. But, go for it, you race-baiting, corrupt POS. Let’s see how far this goes.
Instant lottery jackpot for campaign coffers . . .
Wonder what it would take to remove federalism from a state, i.e. close federal offices, pass laws restricting federal reach, etc. I would think much of it would be within the bounds of the Constitution.
OK....UNCLE!!! You've convinced me.. I guess you all NEED to be Taken Care of by Whites because you can't take care of yourselves.....OK.
Kris Kobach, attorney general from Kansas, already threw down that gauntlet about three months ago.
God Bless Texas. Stand strong Texans, the eyes of Patriots throughout the US are upon you!
Go Texas...take Holder rip off his arm and beat him about his head and shoulders with the bloody end...politically speaking of course.
Gov Perry should have all the militia-eligible males “numbered”, biblical-style. That is the ultimate and final message that needs to be sent.
We discussed this over coffee this morning and came to the conclusion that this could be a challenge for Abbott.
Depending on how hard Abbott fights this, and whether he wins or loses, could mean a lot to his run for Governor.
IOW, if he rolls over (unlikely) we don't think he'll ever warm Perry's chair.
OTOH if he plays hardball and sends Holder packing, thoroughly beaten, he might as well start measuring for drapes.
We’ll see what happens. If he does crumble, don’t feel ashamed, you could always vote for Pauken. Remember, it’s easy to say you have a ‘spine of steel,’ but once you start taking flak and you’re in crisis mode you really don’t know how you’ll react until that moment of truth comes. Trust me I know. Look at Sarah Palin. She endured her mission, but still she must work hard to regain respect. US Rep. Paul Ryan was a fireball conservative, but during the Romney campaign he still hasn’t regained his conservative creds and looks unwilling to battle the MSM again.
So are you going to post that creepy pic of Rove sneaking up behind Abbott?
For the life of me, i don’t see how any self-respecting Texan with at least a 50 I.Q. could vote Democrat. Among other things, the dems denied God 3 times at their convention! That right there should have been enough to change their minds, much less all the gun-grabbing, IRS bullying, and NSA spying behavior.
It goes against everything a true Texan holds important in life: The right to worship as you please; the right to defend self and property ; and the right to speak out against politicians and other idiots without being persecuted.
Sounds tempting to post the Rove-Abbott photo, but I will refrain from doing so until Obama makes a fundraising trip to Texas and he brings along Eric Holder and then you will see that Abbott doesn’t arrest Holder on Texas premises. The photo will provide my explanation for why Abbott chickened out on those so-called arrest orders.