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Judge Sides with Florida on Illegal Voter Purge

Yankee Traveler 2012/06/27 21:17:43

Obama’s Department of Justice and Homeland Security are trying desperately to prevent Florida from ensuring those who vote can do so legally. And the DOJ is losing, and Florida winning its fight to protect itself.

A federal judge has refused to stop Florida from removing potentially non-U.S. citizens from its rolls.

The U.S. Department of Justice sued the state to halt the purge, arguing it was going on too close to a federal election.

U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle said Wednesday that there was nothing in federal voting laws that prevent the state from identifying non-U.S. citizens even if it comes less than 90 days before the Aug. 14 election.

This is quite a smack-down for Obama. And it comes less than a day before the Supreme Court decision on his key piece of legislation, government mandated health care.

Anyone else noticing the following trend in Obama’s government?

If it’s illegal, protect it. If it’s legal, attack it.

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  • bnh 2012/07/27 04:40:28
    bnh
    +1
    For once a common sense judge willing to do the right thing and not only protect FL but to also protect our USA, unlike Obama and his DOJ cronies
  • Yankee ... bnh 2012/07/27 08:04:47
    Yankee Traveler
    Would love to others follow as well
  • jimmy 2012/06/28 19:22:44
    jimmy
    +3
    finally a judge rules in accordance with the law, yea
  • shadow76 2012/06/28 15:47:27
    shadow76
    +1
    Just a bunch of thugs doing the exact opposite to maintaining the rule of law.
  • Charge 2012/06/28 13:51:55
    Charge
    +3
    Obviously the purge is only illegal to the Progressive Liberals that are afraid the dead will not vote for them now.
    purge illegal progressive liberals afraid dead vote
  • Mike 2012/06/28 13:31:22
    Mike
    +2
    So far Florida has found 86 non citizen registered to vote which have voted in the past. When they finally get the accurate non citizen registration from the fed that number will drastically increase.
  • Seonag 2012/06/28 12:33:28
    Seonag
    +3
    Good for Judge Hinkle!
  • jesus christ 2012/06/28 06:55:08 (edited)
    jesus christ
    +1
    i live in florida and the only substantial voter fraud is being done out of the governers mansionhttp://www.politifact.com/flo...
  • COCO 2012/06/28 05:45:03
  • jesus c... COCO 2012/06/28 07:00:00
  • COCO jesus c... 2012/06/28 07:24:37
    COCO
    +1
    LMAO,really? what a reliable source,a left wing article with the left leaning organization such as the ACLU?,LOL,boy you are DUMB.
    Copy and paste,very original.LOL
  • gldynmd BTO-t-BCRA-F 2012/06/28 05:28:32
  • ScottyG - Faqueue 2012/06/28 02:47:14 (edited)
    ScottyG - Faqueue
    +3
    We finally have a federal judge who got something right. I guess WithHolders threats to him meant nothing with the contempt vote coming.
  • exhon2009 2012/06/28 02:41:16
    exhon2009
    +1
    Eric Holder looks like he's pondering the question of how many New Black Panther Party thugs will he need to deploy to the polls to offset the impact of states like Florida ridding the rolls of illegitimate voters.
  • Aqua Surf BTO-t-BCRA-F 2012/06/28 02:35:17
    Aqua Surf BTO-t-BCRA-F
    +3
    Do you believe this DOJ we have?! There is NO JUSTICE in breaking the law by allowing illegals to vote in OUR elections. Finally, a judge who is NOT in the pocket of the Obama Regime!
  • COCO Aqua Su... 2012/06/28 07:29:30
    COCO
    +1
    Indeed.
  • SickOfBigGov 2012/06/28 02:05:45 (edited)
    SickOfBigGov
    +2
    We are at war.......with the federal government...
    with-Holder must be fuming made...I wonder what his counter-strike will be.
  • Hamilton 2012/06/28 01:57:11
    Hamilton
    +2
    At least there are SOME men in black robes who are not mad as hatters.
  • Ozzyboy 2012/06/28 01:25:58
    Ozzyboy
    +4
    Judge Hinkle rocks! Space Invader probably has it right, that fed funds will now be denied to Florida.
  • Kat ♪ ~... Ozzyboy 2012/06/28 01:48:15
    Kat ♪ ~BTO-t-BCRA-F~ ♪
    +3
    Every state they have opposed on anything needs to step up now and tell them to go to hell. If they keep trying one at a time they're going to be easier prey.
  • Ozzyboy Kat ♪ ~... 2012/06/28 01:50:02
    Ozzyboy
    +3
    I couldn't agree with you more. There is strength in numbers and we the people and the states must stand together while we are under assault.
  • jesus c... Ozzyboy 2012/06/28 07:02:41
  • Ozzyboy jesus c... 2012/06/28 13:00:55
    Ozzyboy
    +1
    The Colbert report? Really???
  • jesus c... Kat ♪ ~... 2012/06/28 07:02:27
  • Kat ♪ ~... jesus c... 2012/06/28 13:00:49
    Kat ♪ ~BTO-t-BCRA-F~ ♪
    +1
    If you believe that I have a boomtown in CA named Stockton and a golden bridge I'll sell you cheap.
  • Aqua Su... Ozzyboy 2012/06/28 02:38:17
    Aqua Surf BTO-t-BCRA-F
    +2
    Then Florida should begin the act of secession. No money, no Union. Enough of this $hit from the Marxist Feds.
  • Ozzyboy Aqua Su... 2012/06/28 13:02:04
    Ozzyboy
    +2
    I've been made aware lately that there are some who actually want the south to become a whole new country. BLT
  • jesus c... Ozzyboy 2012/06/28 07:01:55
  • Max 2012/06/28 00:56:49
    Max
    +5
    I bet there are many more states that need to do the same thing as Florida and get rid of all the noncitizens that are on their voting rolls. This is a good ruling for the citizens of Florida and for America as a whole.
  • Yankee ... Max 2012/06/28 00:58:50
    Yankee Traveler
    +6
    I am hoping that other states will follow FLA!! At least the border states with Mexico!!
  • Lanikai 2012/06/28 00:43:30
    Lanikai
    +6
    HOORAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    One for the good guys YIPPEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    i wonder hos fast Holder will run in with something else.
  • Yankee ... Lanikai 2012/06/28 00:48:05
    Yankee Traveler
    +4
    Friday is always the day the they cowards come out with something new to try to further their agenda, let's see what happens next!
  • Lanikai Yankee ... 2012/06/28 01:04:45
    Lanikai
    +3
    It is also when they dump a LOAD of documents that no one pays any attention to and a LOT of the pressies BS hits on Fridays.
  • dave b 2012/06/28 00:40:03
    dave b
    +4
    Well I think that most of us are sick and tired of the "Progressive" Liberal horsesh*t going on in America today. Our country isnt theirs to turn into some crackpot idea of a free for all mish mash of "diversity" while attacking everything that made America great.
  • jesus c... dave b 2012/06/28 07:04:18
  • bnh 2012/06/28 00:36:36
    bnh
    +1
    Why would you call them illegal if they are not?I think that is self explanatory,don't you?I say more power to FL and the other states concerning this issue
  • redhorse29 2012/06/28 00:22:04
    redhorse29
    +4
    Yes. Lets hope the snowball gets rolling and turns into a steam-roller that drives this administration out of Washington.
  • stevmackey 2012/06/28 00:19:38
    stevmackey
    +5
    That is the greatest news! It is about time somebody stood up for the good guy!
  • ACE 2012/06/28 00:03:42
    ACE
    +4
    about time
  • Chi~Cat 2012/06/27 23:43:21
    Chi~Cat
    +9
    obama get s blackeye Listen up, I still have a fundraiser to attend, ya know.

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