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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

A judge has ruled in favor of a member of President Donald Trump's voting commission who sued the panel, handing a preliminary victory to a critic who accused the panel of hiding its activities from view. Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap, a Democratic member of the panel tasked with investigating voter fraud, sued the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity last month in US District Court. ... Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly issued an opinion Friday night siding largely with Dunlap and saying the panel should provide him with the documents he requested. ... Dunlap argued in a Washington Post op-ed last month that the "commission is cloaking itself in secrecy" and doing so in violation of federal law.

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I fully understand that they will probably be able to find some crooked right wing judge to overturn this decision but it is good to see that, at least, some people recognize the attempts by these crooks to pretend voter fraud is a real problem and ignore election theft which is ongoing.

#1 | Posted by danni at 2017-12-25 07:33 AM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

So left winger Hillary's voter corruption isn't worth investigating, but some "crooked right wing judge" is worthy of . Gotcha. Hypocrisy at its best. You either investigate both for very similar allegations or you ignore both. Otherwise, stop spreading hate.

#2 | Posted by humtake at 2017-12-26 11:53 AM | Reply

Hillary's voter corruptions is a figment of your imagination. Interstate Crosscheck is a real program devised to suppress minority votes by disenfranchising people who simply have similar names to someone in another state.

#3 | Posted by danni at 2017-12-26 12:19 PM | Reply

So left winger Hillary's voter corruption isn't worth investigating

Perhaps if it actually happened.

#4 | Posted by 726 at 2017-12-26 01:12 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 6

You either investigate both for very similar allegations or you ignore both. Otherwise, stop spreading hate.

#2 | Posted by humtake

Pretty bizarre statement considering this commission was created by Trump to erect a straw man and then attack it. And then kept it's plans and findings secret from the democrats on the panel. All this was done in order to harass a candidate that lost the elections.

BTW- Where is the presidential Commission to investigate the hostile foreign power Cyber attacked us and interfered in our elections?

YOU and your cohorts need to stop spreading FAKE NEWS.

#5 | Posted by donnerboy at 2017-12-26 01:17 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

So left winger Hillary's voter corruption isn't worth investigating, but some "crooked right wing judge" is worthy of . Gotcha. Hypocrisy at its best. You either investigate both for very similar allegations or you ignore both. Otherwise, stop spreading hate.

#2 | Posted by humtake

Yeah. Actual current events should be treated equally with figments of your misinformed imagination. Got it.

#6 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2017-12-26 02:55 PM | Reply

Both parties cheat with gerrymandering when they can and that needs to STOP. It doubtful Donald or Hillary are directly involved or even aware of the more secretive cheating schemes. But Hillary must have been directly involved in rendering the DNC under her direct control during the primary by so stipulating in a contract for Clinton cash. There is evidence her campaign cheated in few of the primary State campaigns, which led ultimately to DWS's resignation. Yet, the idiots in Florida re-elected DWS to the house. Lying about a sexual liaison is a problem between Hillary, Bill and Monica, not the people of the United States.

There is no law against collusion. There are laws against lying under oath and foreign funding of US campaigns. But no enforcement against donations by domestic corporations with substantial or majority foreign ownership. The GOP is worried about what Mueller has uncovered and determined to not let the problem rise to the level of impeachment. They will never have another chance to screw 99% of the country's citizens, like they have now.

#7 | Posted by bayviking at 2017-12-26 03:08 PM | Reply

There is no law against collusion.

in antitrust cases there certainly are.

#8 | Posted by cjk85 at 2017-12-26 03:26 PM | Reply

youtu.be

#9 | Posted by ABlock at 2017-12-26 07:04 PM | Reply

Republican Dictionary #705

Fraud: Noun,

1) Any spending that benefits poor people
2) Anything that does not directly benefit republicans
3) Any money that could be given to rich people but is spent on something else

#10 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2017-12-27 03:05 PM | Reply

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#8, you are correct, though high rollers rarely face personal consequences for Corporate crimes. Usually fines are paid at stockholders expense.

To be more specific there is no law against Trump, Clinton or Stein talking to Putin or any other Russian Government official, even if they reach informal agreements during those meetings. There will be recommendations for prosecutions over other issues. But whether Congress will permit any such actions is debatable at this point.

#11 | Posted by bayviking at 2017-12-27 04:59 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

To be more specific there is no law against Trump, Clinton or Stein talking to Putin or any other Russian Government official, even if they reach informal agreements during those meetings. There will be recommendations for prosecutions over other issues. But whether Congress will permit any such actions is debatable at this point.

#11 | POSTED BY BAYVIKING AT 2017-12-27 04:59 PM | REPLY |

They were not representatives of the US government at the time and hence it was illegal for them to act as diplomats. They violated the Logan act. Any contact before the inauguration was illegal.

#12 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2017-12-27 05:06 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

Any contact before the inauguration was illegal.

Wrong. Every President Elect before Trump met with foreign emissaries prior to inauguration day, Obama, in fact, was accused by the GOP of being unprepared by his reluctance to meet with foreign leaders in 2008 immediately after the election, which was obviously prior to the inauguration.

Leave the cocoon and learn a little: Obama makes foreign leaders wait

#13 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2017-12-27 05:27 PM | Reply

Lynch, Papadapolous and Manafort are in deep trouble on a number of fronts.

But, what happened when Nixon deliberately killed the Paris Peace talk with Vietnam, or Bush and North traded US missiles to Iran in exchange for keeping their US hostages locked up until Carter was defeated and then turned around and run guns and cocaine in and out of Central America?

What's gone on here is tame by comparison.

#14 | Posted by bayviking at 2017-12-27 05:32 PM | Reply

Any contact before the inauguration was illegal.
Wrong. Every President Elect before Trump met with foreign emissaries prior to inauguration day, Obama, in fact, was accused by the GOP of being unprepared by his reluctance to meet with foreign leaders in 2008 immediately after the election, which was obviously prior to the inauguration.
Leave the cocoon and learn a little: Obama makes foreign leaders wait

#13 | POSTED BY RIGHTOCENTER AT 2017-12-27 05:27 PM | REPLY

§ 953. Private correspondence with foreign governments.

Any citizen of the United States, wherever he may be, who, without authority of the United States, directly or indirectly commences or carries on any correspondence or intercourse with any foreign government or any officer or agent thereof, with intent to influence the measures or conduct of any foreign government or of any officer or agent thereof, in relation to any disputes or controversies with the United States, or to defeat the measures of the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both.
This section shall not abridge the right of a citizen to apply himself, or his agent, to any foreign government, or the agents thereof, for redress of any injury which he may have sustained from such government or any of its agents or subjects.
1 Stat. 613, January 30, 1799, codified at 18 U.S.C. § 953 (2004).

Obama followed the law. Sorry if that offended your lawless right wing friends.

#15 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2017-12-28 09:11 AM | Reply

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