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TX: Bring IT

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    What is Texas afraid of? Could it be the "True the Vote" Repubs they promise to have at every precinct in IA, TX and all swing states? They have promised Iowa 3 in every precinct to try to check ID, and work on TX brand of voter supression. I am welcoming the international voter monitoring group to my state. I hope TX finds out what we think of voter supression in Iowa. Gerrymandering is not a familiar word here. Our new districts were done by a computer.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/bring-it-texas-ag-ramps-up-dispute-with-...

    ‘Bring it’: Texas AG ramps up dispute with international group that wants to watch polls
    2012 11:46 PM EDT

    AP AUSTIN, Texas — Don’t mess with Texas elections. That’s the double-down message Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott delivered Thursday to international poll watchers who plan to come and observe voting on Election Day, tweeting “BRING IT” after the group took offense at being threatened with criminal charges from the state’s top prosecutor.

    Abbott, a Republican with a tea party bent who has the “Don’t Tread on Me” logo on his Twitter page, drew a highly publicized line in the sand this week with a letter to the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe.

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    International poll watchers meet with Polk County
    Posted: Oct 29, 2012 6:42 PM CDT
    Updated: Oct 29, 2012 6:42 PM CDT
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - An international organization wants to observe voting on Nov. 6 in Iowa.

    Members of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe met Monday with Polk County Auditor Jamie Fitzgerald. They plan to visit other counties before deciding where to observe.

    Fitzgerald says officials aren't obligated to let them watch, but he sees no problem with it.

    In Texas, Attorney General Greg Abbott threatened to prosecute group members who approach the polls. Members of the organization include the United States and 55 countries in Europe and Central Asia.

    In Iowa, Republican and Democratic party representatives also will watch voters.

    Chad Olsen, the chief of staff for Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz, says parties want to ensure nothing goes wrong in the battleground state.
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    First maybe Texas does not think they need to monitored by the UN. Second does the UN think Texas is a swing state? Third maybe Texas shoud get some Texas Rangers to go and monitor some UN activities uninvited and see how they like it.

    If the USG wants to monitor Texas then maybe Texas won't have a problem with it. The UN??? That, apparently is a problem. Maybe Texas thinks they do not fall under UN jurisdiction.
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    jamesn Wrote: First maybe Texas does not think they need to monitored by the UN. Second does the UN think Texas is a swing state? Third maybe Texas shoud get some Texas Rangers to go and monitor some UN activities uninvited and see how they like it.

    If the USG wants to monitor Texas then maybe Texas won't have a problem with it. The UN??? That, apparently is a problem. Maybe Texas thinks they do not fall under UN jurisdiction.


    It's not about jurisdiction, it is about who would tell the truth about what was seen. Neither the state nor the feds would be an impartial observor.
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    And the UN would be? They are more corrupt than anyone.