Outrage: Obama Admin Says Texans Can't Arrest UN Observers Even If They Violate Law

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  1. paulitician
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    Why am i not surprised this Administration would take this stance? 'President of the World' for ya i guess. Is it Election Day yet? Can't come soon enough. Time for a President of the United States of America.


    In a development that should outrage every red-blooded, patriotic American, the Obama Administration announced that international observers in the United States cannot be arrested by state law enforcement even if the United Nations representatives violate state law.

    As we publicized earlier this week, “United Nations-affiliated election monitors from Europe and central Asia will be at polling places around the U.S. looking for voter suppression activities by conservative groups.” [Click on this "Limited Election Observation Mission to the United States of America" list to see where the international observers will be deploying in your state.]

    Unlike Alaska’s current passivity, Texas confronted this offensive intrusion by international observers with a warning from its Attorney General’s office: “[G]roups and individuals from outside the United States do not have jurisdiction to interfere with Texas elections.” The Attorney General himself also threatened that,

    individuals from outside the United States are not allowed to influence or interfere with the election process in Texas. This State has robust election laws that were carefully crafted to protect the integrity of our election system. All persons—including persons connected with OSCE—are required to comply with these laws.

    Elections and election observation are regulated by state law. The Texas Election Code governs anyone who participates in Texas elections—including representatives of the OSCE. The OSCE’s representatives are not authorized by Texas law to enter a polling place. It may be a criminal offense for OSCE’s representatives to maintain a presence within 100 feet of a polling place’s entrance. Failure to comply with these requirements could subject the OSCE’s representatives to criminal prosecution for violating state law...

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    Texas will do what Texas needs to do in upholding the law. Obama doesn't have a leg to stand on in telling a State they cannot arrest someone who breaks the law.
     
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    Hook 'em and book 'em.

    Each candidate is permitted to have a poll watcher at any location under Texas law. That is good enough. Fuck the UN.
     
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    What are these UN people really here for? I don't trust them.
     
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    The Federal Intimidation starts.

    I'm leaning towards Texas backing down like they did with the TSA Gropers.
     
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    Rape kids. They do that in every country they go to.
     
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    Will they be in Philly looking for voter suppression?




    Fuck the UN, btw.
     
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    These international observers can be counted on to obey the law, but you cannot say that about the conservative groups that are the vocal opponents to allowing them around. Why are they defensive? What do they have to hide? A free and fair election should stand up to any amount of scrutiny.
     
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    :lol:
     
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    Left up to the folks in Austin, that is probably what would happen.
    However, with 254 elected sheriff's in the state. My guess is that somebody would stand up.
     

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