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Judge orders reinstatement of booted election officials in Philly, GOP says

posted at 10:15 am on November 6, 2012 by

This, from Fox News:

A Pennsylvania judge is issuing an order to reinstate Republican election officials across Philadelphia who allegedly were ejected or refused entry by on-site Democratic voting chief judges, GOP officials tell Fox News.

In response to this story, popping up on Twitter all morning:

It is being reported that Democratic Party operatives are evicting court-appointed Republican poll watchers from polling places in Philadelphia. Specifically, this reportedly has happened in Ward 32, Div 13; Ward 43, Div 14; Ward 56, Div 1; Ward 56, Div 22; Ward 32, Div 28; Ward 32, Div 28; Ward 12, Div 17; Ward 39, Div 1; Ward 24, Div 9; Ward 18, Div 25; Ward 43, Div 14; Ward 29, Div 18; Ward 65, Div 19; Ward 20, Div 1; and Ward 6, Div 11.

This is one of the reasons I’m usually skeptical about flipping Pennsylvania. You gotta build up quite a lead in the ‘burbs and Western PA. If you’re in those spots, get out there!

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Score one for the good guys.

Bob's Kid on November 6, 2012 at 10:18 AM

That’s alright. The voters are reinstating the GOP back into the White House.

faraway on November 6, 2012 at 10:19 AM

Trouble is they’ve already juiced the dem vote in the mean time. Re-instatement after the damage is done doesn’t take away the damage.

oldroy on November 6, 2012 at 10:20 AM

Yes, you need 2%-3% to beat the corruption. Just sickening.

Oil Can on November 6, 2012 at 10:21 AM

Will the GOP monitors be able to spot the dead voters?

faraway on November 6, 2012 at 10:21 AM

And in the meantime they’ve had, what, an hour to work whatever mischief they liked? Sounds like the setup for a math problem: “If one Democrat can cast one fraudulent vote for Obama every 45 seconds, how many votes will six Democrats cast in one hour?”

Fabozz on November 6, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Simon says… GOP observers OUT!
Simon says… GOP observers IN!

Sheesh!

Glenn Jericho on November 6, 2012 at 10:23 AM

No longer Democrats, simply fascists.

rbj on November 6, 2012 at 10:24 AM

Gotv PA

cmsinaz on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 AM

No longer Democrats, simply fascists.

rbj on November 6, 2012 at 10:24 AM

Calling 1960…

faraway on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 AM

Will the GOP monitors be able to spot the dead voters?

faraway on November 6, 2012 at 10:21 AM

Those voted by absentee ballots. The brain-dead ones are the ones showing up at the polling places.

bayview on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 AM

Can we send the SEALS to Philly too?

conservative pilgrim on November 6, 2012 at 10:28 AM

If this isn’t a panic sign that the Dooms are worried about PA, I don’t know what is. They’re either trying to suppress the vote or steal it!

stukinIL4now on November 6, 2012 at 10:31 AM

Tingles must be proud

cmsinaz on November 6, 2012 at 10:32 AM

Shameful the lsm is not covering rhis sans fox

cmsinaz on November 6, 2012 at 10:33 AM

This is one of the reasons I’m usually skeptical about flipping Pennsylvania. You gotta build up quite a lead in the ‘burbs and Western PA. If you’re in those spots, get out there!

It’s all about turnout.

NotCoach on November 6, 2012 at 10:36 AM

The Black Panthers are at it again in Philly. There is a video on another website. Our Attorney General is just fine with this kind of behavior. I sure hope that Dick Morris is right and it will be a landslide for Romney.

SC.Charlie on November 6, 2012 at 10:38 AM

Okay, I’m gonna say what everyone’s thinking. How in the hell do you let yourself get thrown out from any polling place to begin with when demanded of you by a Democrat? How? You just swallow hard and obediently walk out?

GOP needs to man the phuck up.

RepubChica on November 6, 2012 at 10:40 AM

Can we send the SEALS to Philly too? – conservative pilgrim on November 6, 2012 at 10:28 AM

I would love to see that.

SC.Charlie on November 6, 2012 at 10:40 AM

If this isn’t a panic sign that the Dooms are worried about PA, I don’t know what is. They’re either trying to suppress the vote or steal it!

stukinIL4now on November 6, 2012 at 10:31 AM

Philly is like Chicago’s special little sister. Just as corrupt but not as adept.

They’d steal whether they needed to or not simply because the mechanisms are already / always in place. Like a backup generator, it needs to be run regularly in order to ensure all parts are working when you really do need it.

Oxymoron on November 6, 2012 at 10:42 AM

How in the hell do you let yourself get thrown out from any polling place to begin with when demanded of you by a Democrat? How? You just swallow hard and obediently walk out?

GOP needs to man the phuck up.

RepubChica on November 6, 2012 at 10:40 AM

indeed

neuquenguy on November 6, 2012 at 10:43 AM

RepubChica on November 6, 2012 at 10:40 AM

Beat me to it. Someone would hit the dirt, either me or someone bigger and badder.

Akzed on November 6, 2012 at 10:43 AM

Dems don’t even try to disguise their intent/behavior at this point. Why should they? If there are never negative consequences to the corruption and intimidation, it just emboldens them.

We must win beyond the margin of fraud, intimidation, and recounts!

4Grace on November 6, 2012 at 10:49 AM

The judge should have sent in State Troopers, locked down the machines so they could be examined after the polls close, and substituted new ones to be used for the rest of the day.

If they found the boxes to have been tampered with all those Dem election workers should be arrested and prosecuted.

Dusty on November 6, 2012 at 10:49 AM

Philadelphia’s electoral votes should be forfeit.

Skywise on November 6, 2012 at 10:49 AM

Eric Holderas busy as he possibly can be,
he doesn’t want to be wearing an orange jump suit

audiotom on November 6, 2012 at 10:53 AM

Trouble is they’ve already juiced the dem vote in the mean time. Re-instatement after the damage is done doesn’t take away the damage.

oldroy on November 6, 2012 at 10:20 AM

Thanks for typing my comment. :)

RedCrow on November 6, 2012 at 10:57 AM

seals have arrived

chicagotrauma on November 6, 2012 at 11:00 AM

http://twitter.com/dq24/status/265823125139243008

chicagotrauma on November 6, 2012 at 11:02 AM

Okay, I’m gonna say what everyone’s thinking. How in the hell do you let yourself get thrown out from any polling place to begin with when demanded of you by a Democrat? How? You just swallow hard and obediently walk out?

GOP needs to man the phuck up.

RepubChica on November 6, 2012 at 10:40 AM

I believe one poll worker did what you describe. She refused to leave, and she was removed by physical force. They are thugs.

idalily on November 6, 2012 at 11:05 AM

chicagotrauma on November 6, 2012 at 11:00 AM

God bless the SEALs!!!!

4Grace on November 6, 2012 at 11:07 AM

Okay, I’m gonna say what everyone’s thinking. How in the hell do you let yourself get thrown out from any polling place to begin with when demanded of you by a Democrat? How? You just swallow hard and obediently walk out?

GOP needs to man the phuck up.

RepubChica on November 6, 2012 at 10:40 AM

Totally agree. The cops would have to show up and remove me. And by the time the cops would have arrived, they would have told me I can stay. Come on! Duh!!!

This is a war of wills. If you don’t understand that, you are at a disadvantage.

michaelthomas on November 6, 2012 at 11:07 AM

I believe one poll worker did what you describe. She refused to leave, and she was removed by physical force. They are thugs.

idalily on November 6, 2012 at 11:05 AM

Hugo Chavez would love to have these people in his team

neuquenguy on November 6, 2012 at 11:08 AM

GOP needs to man the phuck up.

RepubChica on November 6, 2012 at 10:40 AM

Normally, I’d agree with you.
But, I imagine the republican “watchers” are heavily outnumbered.

RedCrow on November 6, 2012 at 11:09 AM

How much ballot box stuffing occurred in between the time the monitors were tossed out and the time they got back in?

The monitors should get VOTE COUNTS vs VOTER SIGN IN right NOW, or as soon as they get back in. Get the lawyers ready…

JustTruth101 on November 6, 2012 at 11:10 AM

Shenanigans do dooo do do doooo . . .

Imrahil on November 6, 2012 at 11:10 AM

And THIS is why we prosecute criminal behavior. If we don’t, it happens again and worse. Eric Holder and the Obama Administration are to blame for this today. The blackpanthers are the implement of our democracie’s destruction, but the wielder of the weapon on this war on our freedom is Obama and his Lackey Eric HOlder.

WashingtonsWake on November 6, 2012 at 11:14 AM

Calling 1960…

faraway on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 AM

Must disagree, respectfully. There are things about JFK I don’t care for, but I think he did believe in America. Hell, even Wilson and FDR, with their fascist proclivities (back when fascism was actually a respectable position) did commit the US to war when we were threatened/attacked. But now we have someone who bows to tinpot dictators. No American bows to a monarch. Wilson and FDR can get a pass as it was a newish political theory untainted by the German experience. But not now.

rbj on November 6, 2012 at 11:14 AM

Romney Administration needs to prosecute thoughts upon thousands of union and blackpanther hoodlums to get this crap under control

WashingtonsWake on November 6, 2012 at 11:15 AM

Every single vote from that wards / districts should be null and void.

Want to cheat? Pay the price.

KMC1 on November 6, 2012 at 11:16 AM

Brownshirt tactics.

logis on November 6, 2012 at 11:18 AM

Every single vote from that wards / districts should be null and void.

Want to cheat? Pay the price.

KMC1 on November 6, 2012 at 11:16 AM

In a sane world…

4Grace on November 6, 2012 at 11:20 AM

And in the meantime they’ve had, what, an hour to work whatever mischief they liked? Sounds like the setup for a math problem: “If one Democrat can cast one fraudulent vote for Obama every 45 seconds, how many votes will six Democrats cast in one hour?”

Fabozz on November 6, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Oh, man. I didn’t know there was going to be a test

I hate word problems.

davidk on November 6, 2012 at 11:20 AM

http://twitchy.com/2012/11/06/new-black-panthers-also-in-ohio-reports-of-navy-seals-heading-to-ohio-pa-to-guard-against-voter-intimidation/

chicagotrauma on November 6, 2012 at 11:00 AM

But Bambi gave the order to stand down.

God bless the SEALs. True patriots.

If Obama wins I will follow them into battle. “When in the course … .”

davidk on November 6, 2012 at 11:23 AM

Philly Dem Wards are like Central American dictatorships–110% voter turnout, 99% of votes cast are for the Dear Leader.

2ndMAW68 on November 6, 2012 at 11:31 AM

Trouble is they’ve already juiced the dem vote in the mean time. Re-instatement after the damage is done doesn’t take away the damage.

oldroy on November 6, 2012 at 10:20 AM

^This^

Browncoatone on November 6, 2012 at 11:37 AM

Bye, Bye, Obama,
Hello jobs,
Bye, Bye, Obama,
Hello trust,
Bye, Bye, Obama,
Hello truth,
Bye, Bye, Obama,
Hello honor,
Bye, Bye, Obama,
Hello Constitution.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on November 6, 2012 at 11:44 AM

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