Posts tagged "voter intimidation"

Obama's corruption of civil rights law

In the Obama administration, try to apply the civil rights laws equally and you’re gone. That was the experience of the justice department attorney who pressed charges against a group of Black Panthers that were intimidating voters in a Pennsylvania polling place. (Story is here.) Christopher Coates, the department’s veteran voting rights section chief, has... Read more »


Dear Senator Durbin, I didn’t expect your Democratic Senate colleague, Roland Burris, to understand why voting against the federal defunding of ACORN was contemptible. That’s because he is a demonstrable twit. But you, sir, from your exalted position as your party’s second highest official in the Senate, should have been able to locate and read... Read more »

U.S. Civil Rights Commission nails Obama's DOJ for dumping voter intimidation probe

It was almost like a scene from the Jim Crow days of the old South. Two intimidating men in military-style dress standing outside a polling place, one of them carrying a bludgeon, tapping U.S. Attorney Eric Holder: What’s he hiding? it in his palm or lightly on the side of his leg in a menacing... Read more »
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