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-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Davisburg trucker turned away in NYC after hauling power transformers
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, it seems to be pretty clear that residents of New York City and the surrounding areas could use all the help they can get.

However, a Davisburg man said some people in the area are more interested in "protecting their turf" than in distributing those supplies to the masses.

Mike James, an independent trucker, said he and three other truckers were told to haul a load of transformers to the city to replace equipment anticipated to be lost in the storm.

James, two men from Holly and a Flint man arrived in the city Tuesday night and slept in their trucks before attempting to deliver the 144 transformers to emergency workers.

When they arrived Wednesday, they were turned away by Con Edison employees because they were not union workers.

"These transformers here, I don't know how many lines they would power or how many homes they would power, but just the fact that they were supposed to be going to help people, and these union guys care more about protecting their turf -- I got a very sour taste in my mouth about New York City people," James said.

The transformers weren't the only help to be turned away.

"Utility crews came up from Alabama," James said.

"They called them scabs and sent them home. They said those people from Alabama were taking food out of their families' mouths."
Posted by: Au Auric || 11/04/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [314 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The unions are a criminal pestilence upon the nation. RICO from the ground up. America needs to "clean house" in big way.
Posted by: Lone Ranger || 11/04/2012 1:11 Comments || Top||

#2  Link no work. Correct one is here.
Posted by: Angie Schultz || 11/04/2012 1:11 Comments || Top||

#3  Distressing story, but is it true? It is just based on one guy's statement, with no verification. Several similar stories have come out, some false, some at least partly true.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/04/2012 1:24 Comments || Top||

#4  Mod -- link fixed
Posted by: Sherry || 11/04/2012 3:44 Comments || Top||

#5  Face it James, there's just no transforming some folks.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/04/2012 4:10 Comments || Top||

#6  The problem is they are too direct to live in an alternating universe.
Posted by: Nimble Spemble || 11/04/2012 8:57 Comments || Top||

#7  Glenmore, it would not surprise me that independent truckers and utility workers were turned away in NYC when I think of the union behavior in Wisconsin; those people were thugs. I doubt the people who needed help would turn down the help.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/04/2012 9:23 Comments || Top||

#8  New Yorkers - apparently you don't need any help. Your Con Ed Union workers said so
Posted by: Frank G || 11/04/2012 9:39 Comments || Top||

#9  JohnQC, it would not surprise me if the story was true; it would not surprise me if it was 'embellished'; it does not surprise me that the media did not confirm it. At this point I trust no one, I just distrust some more than others.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/04/2012 10:08 Comments || Top||

#10  At this point I trust no one, I just distrust some more than others.
Posted by Glenmore


Prediction: You will live a very long and fulfilling life. :-)
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/04/2012 11:36 Comments || Top||

#11  In a two-page Oct. 29 contract, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) local 1049 demanded union dues, pay hikes and benefit contributions from Florida electric utilities before its workers would be permitted to help reconnect power to Long Island communities. The demand came as Hurricane Sandy was bearing down on the Northeastern United States, stranding tens of millions without electricity.

The “Letter of Assent,” which The Daily Caller obtained from the Florida Municipal Electric Association, demanded 11 separate financial commitments from municipal power companies and electrical cooperatives in the Sunshine State. The agreement, for any utility that decided to sign it, would have been in force from Oct. 29 to Nov. 29.

Barry Moline, the association’s executive director, told TheDC that by Nov. 1 the union, based in the central Long Island town of Hauppauge, had relented and stopped insisting that nonunion crews pay dues and other union fees.



they have a link to the document. f*ckers
Posted by: Frank G || 11/04/2012 11:48 Comments || Top||


Obama opens strategic oil reserve to alleviate Hurricane Sandy shortage
[Washington Examiner] President B.O.'s Energy Department is tapping the Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve, a component of Strategic Petroleum Reserve, to alleviate the diesel fuel shortage brought on by Hurricane Sandy hitting the northeastern part of the country.

"Today's announcement is part of the broader federal effort to respond to those impacted by Hurricane Sandy," Energy Secretary Steven Chu said in a statement on the decision to loan diesel fuel to the Defense Department, which is engaged in a variety of disaster response efforts pertaining to the hurricane.

DOD will pull 2 million gallons of ultra-low sulfur diesel out of the reserve, "which will be distributed to state, local and federal responders in the New York/New Jersey area, will be used to provide additional supplies to ensure continued response and recovery efforts. This includes fuel for emergency equipment and buildings, including electrical generators, water pumps, GSA buildings, trucks and other vehicles," according to DOE.
Posted by: Fred || 11/04/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [759 views] Top|| File under:

#1  As long as that fuel is delivered by Teamsters, it will be ok, of course. /sarcasm
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 11/04/2012 0:17 Comments || Top||

#2  I'm confused; tapping the Home Heating Oil Reserve will alleviate diesel fuel shortage? But heating oil won't run diesels and having ultra-low sulfur diesel for heating oil is incredibly wasteful. But I forgot - it's a gov't program, so of course it's wasteful.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/04/2012 1:27 Comments || Top||

#3  I paid $3.14 at Fort Benning yesterday. (which is the local free-market average) The irony is, there's plenty of oil right now. With so many gas stations closed due to electrical shortages and people staying home from work and travel, demand has actually dropped.

Declining demand results in an oil surplus and lower prices. An infusion of oil (bought by the US Gov't at a premium) will only cock-up the market process. That oil, when purchased and replaced once again, will be bought at (yes) at a premium price.

Proving once again our Champ knows little of economics, but a great deal about media impacts on the simple minded.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/04/2012 4:54 Comments || Top||

#4  Glenmore, as I read the article this fuel isn't intended to heat buildings but rather to power generators, trucks etc. for the National Guard and other DOD responders.
Posted by: lotp || 11/04/2012 5:39 Comments || Top||

#5  My understanding is that the SPR is unrefined oil and the problem is power to pump at the station and delivery to the station. Sounds like pre-election eyewash.
Posted by: Nimble Spemble || 11/04/2012 7:00 Comments || Top||

#6  Obama opens strategic oil reserve to alleviate Hurricane Sandy Polling Number shortage.

FIFY!
Posted by: CrazyFool || 11/04/2012 7:44 Comments || Top||

#7  Is this the same Steven Chu who previously said “Somehow,” Chu said, “we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe.”
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/04/2012 9:32 Comments || Top||

#8  The NYC people in the clobbered areas need: Food, water, shelter, medicines/medical help, police protection, adequate clothing as a survival basic. Next they need to get the power back on and things cleaned up. If Bloomberg or the Feds can't do that, then they ought to get the hell out of the way and let someone else do it.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/04/2012 9:37 Comments || Top||

#9  Restoration of power should go on in parallel with providing survival basics to people. Cleanup may have to go on in parallel also to open roads so that these other functions can go on.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/04/2012 9:41 Comments || Top||

#10  "Chu said, "we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe."

That's easy. Just tax it to death.

Gas price in Germany: 1 gallon would amount to $7.75
Posted by: European Conservative || 11/04/2012 9:55 Comments || Top||

#11  There are various components to oil 'Reserves' - originally they were oil fields which had been discovered but not placed on production (Teapot Dome scandal involved such, IIRC), the 'Strategic Petrolum Reserve', which involved underground storage caverns into which oil purchased by the government is pumped, and this thing called Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve, which I had not heard of. By its title one would be led to believe it held heating oil to be fed into the local market if there was a critical short-term shortage (or if a politician needed some votes), but apparently it must include millions of gallons of prime diesel fuel (which one would/should not use for home heating - though in a pinch we did use a can of kerosene to get through a frigid night.)
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/04/2012 10:14 Comments || Top||

#12  That's exactly what it is Glemore. A frankly I think the feds have jumped on the opportunity to dump it. Gas is taking over even the last hold outs in the NE.
It was indeed a strategic assets, but it's time has gone.
Posted by: Shipman || 11/04/2012 15:27 Comments || Top||

#13  It's harder to store natural gas though.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 11/04/2012 19:22 Comments || Top||

#14  Don't know about the home heating title of that reserve, but DOD uses a *lot* of diesel, FWIW.
Posted by: lotp || 11/04/2012 19:30 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Military Endorsements For Obama And Romney
h/t Donald Sensing

...of all retired flag-rank officers (admirals and generals) of the US armed forces, exactly five have endorsed Obama for reelection while 359 have endorsed Romney.
list at the link
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/04/2012 15:34 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [734 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I wonder how the breakout might be for rank and file "O" vs. Romney? I tend to think they might also favor Romney.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/04/2012 17:10 Comments || Top||

#2  And there is this:

Report: 500 Generals, Admirals To Endorse Romney

Nearly 500 former military admirals and generals are poised to endorse Mitt Romney, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.

The group will post a full page ad in the Washington Times on Monday. The advertisement will have the headline, “We, the undersigned, proudly support Governor Mitt Romney as our nation’s next President and Commander-in-Chief,” followed by the names of the former military commanders.
Posted by: Sherry || 11/04/2012 17:31 Comments || Top||

#3  well, what to do they know? The most recent, appointed by our Osama-Killer-In-Cheif, are the "best and the brightest"
Posted by: Frank G || 11/04/2012 18:53 Comments || Top||

#4  Colin Powell

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/11/01/obama-highlights-powell-endorsement-in-new-ad-2/
Posted by: Dale || 11/04/2012 21:08 Comments || Top||


Government tells public to stay away from free gas until after first responders fuel up
The order was put out as long lines formed Saturday after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the Defense Department was opening mobile fuel stations in New York City and on Long Island

The government says the public should stay away from free New York fuel stations until emergency responders get their gas.

National Guard Col. Richard Goldenberg said Saturday afternoon that people who were already at the distribution sites would not be turned away.

But he says the priority would be giving gas to law enforcement agents, firefighters, EMTs and other emergency responders. That included gas for their personal vehicles, if necessary, so they could get to work.

Long lines of vehicles and pedestrians formed after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the U.S. Department of Defense was opening the mobile fuel stations in New York City and on suburban Long Island.

The state Division of Military and Naval Affairs then asked the public to stay away until more fuel is released.

Posted by: Au Auric || 11/04/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [312 views] Top|| File under:

#1  That gas originated from wells in "right to work" states. I really wouldn't touch it if I were you.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/04/2012 4:08 Comments || Top||

#2  other emergency responders. That included gas for their personal vehicles, if necessary, so they could get to work.

What do you want to bet that "emergency responders" includes every pissant politician and they're extended families?

Oh, yeah, what are they doing for "work"?
Posted by: AlanC || 11/04/2012 8:41 Comments || Top||

#3  It would seem the military has a good track record of moving fuel into war zones and up into forward operating bases to fuel generators, etc. It's not like the first time we have done this sort of thing. Does bureaucracy forget what its learned after each crisis?
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/04/2012 9:47 Comments || Top||

#4  Follow-up to the story:

Chaos reigns at free gas fiasco

ALL OVER A FEW GALLONS: Police bring a disorderly man under control yesterday at a Crown Heights, Brooklyn, free-fuel station where first responders got priority, angering some civilian motorists.
Posted by: Au Auric || 11/04/2012 11:47 Comments || Top||

#5  Order, order, we must have order! At once please, mobilize the......

COMMUNITY ORGANIZERS!
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/04/2012 11:58 Comments || Top||

#6  Someobne can tallmwhat i the hell is an whwta use i for a comunity organizer? Telling people what slogans to cahant? Nobody is going topay thema cent for it so what they do for aliving? (OK,one of them has got a wellpaid job but what what about the others?.

Also about _that_ commuisty organizer, amI the only one to find fishjy that he can spend twenty million dollars in a house? Neither the salry of a junior senator noir the one of the POTUS allos to make so much money.Where does it come from?
Posted by: JFM || 11/04/2012 12:40 Comments || Top||

#7  It's an American thing JFM. A weak brew of Commie Simps teaching, angry unionist flavored with a little bit of SCREAMING GLBAMALAIEA lifestyle angst.
Posted by: Shipman || 11/04/2012 15:32 Comments || Top||

#8  When gas rationing occured in the late 70's due to an oil embargo, the public was warned first responders would get priority if things got serious enough, however, it never was implemented. It was considered a last resort, rather than this decision.
Posted by: Bugs Uleger6376 || 11/04/2012 17:17 Comments || Top||


-Election 2012
Revenge of the loins.
Title line updated from yesterday. My leg has now begun to tingle.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/04/2012 07:51 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [306 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Try to avoid the smegma. It's way too late for the LSM.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/04/2012 9:58 Comments || Top||

#2  All through the ages men have gotten themselves into trouble thinking with their loins.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 11/04/2012 10:54 Comments || Top||

#3  it sounded half-girded
Posted by: Frank G || 11/04/2012 11:33 Comments || Top||

#4  Stardard size girding Frank. As Joe said "he's got a very big stick".
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/04/2012 11:38 Comments || Top||

#5  Appropriate time for a pic of Lena Dunham with background music; maybe Roberta Fluke Flack and "The First Time Ever."
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/04/2012 14:31 Comments || Top||

#6  I shall now take up my Platformate and Gird muh Loins and face the Tuesdays of this world.
Posted by: Shipman || 11/04/2012 15:15 Comments || Top||


Keep Calm and Finish Him
Posted by: Steve White || 11/04/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [481 views] Top|| File under:

#1  God bless and God speed!
May you have the wind at your back, Mr. Romney
Posted by: Mikey Hunt || 11/04/2012 0:22 Comments || Top||

#2  Finishing him -- if you haven't seen it -- it's worth the look -- From Saturday night in Colorado -- Romney's closing speech --- it lets you know, "I started out voting against Obama.... now? I'm voting for Romney.
Posted by: Sherry || 11/04/2012 3:39 Comments || Top||

#3  "Vote for love of country; not revenge against fellow Americans!"
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/04/2012 9:07 Comments || Top||

#4  We need you. We want you. We are with you!!! God Speed!!
Posted by: warthogswife || 11/04/2012 23:21 Comments || Top||


Toledo Union Members Caught with a Truckload of Stolen Romney Signs
The only thing that surprises me about this one is that they were arrested.
Four men caught in a Sheet Metal Workers International Association (SMWIA) truck full of Romney/Ryan signs were issued summons for receiving stolen property early Friday morning in Perrysburg. Local police responded after residents reported seeing men stealing Romney signs in the middle of the night.

A Perrysburg Police incident report published by the Ohio Liberty Coalition listed four adult males: Corey Beaubien, Christopher Monaghan, Sean Bresler, and John Russell. The police report indicated the vehicle in question was registered to SMWIA Local 33 of Parma.

John Russell and Chris Monaghan are listed as Business Agents for the union's Toledo district on the SMWIA Local 33 website.

Additionally, Facebook accounts appearing to belong to Beaubien, Monaghan, and Russell identify the three as employees of SMWIA Local 33.

Monaghan, age 41, uses as his profile picture a ¡°Yes on 2¡å logo supporting the ballot issue from union front Voters First Ohio. He lists The Ed Show on MSNBC as his favorite TV show, and ¡°Likes¡± union front We Are Ohio as well as a page titled ¡°I will vote for Barack Obama in 2012.¡±

Russell, age 39, ¡°Likes¡± Obama for America ¨C Ohio.

Beaubien, age 37, ¡°Likes¡± Barack Obama, Obama for America ¨C Ohio, and Sherrod Brown.

The Sheet Metal Workers' Local 33 Toledo page on Facebook is awash in liberal talking points promoting Obama and attacking Romney. An October 27 status update pleading with members to help distribute campaign literature closed with, "We have 10 days left lets not wake up on Wednesday with our heads hung low because we lost. Remember right to work for less will be the death of us all"
Posted by: Au Auric || 11/04/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [292 views] Top|| File under:

#1  They didn't steal them, they're just helping the Romney campaign pick them up - it would be trashy to leave them posted after the campaign, and they're just getting an early start.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/04/2012 9:13 Comments || Top||

#2  prosecute them to the fullest. These cretins aren't just stealing, they are trying to affect an election. Rub their union's face in their stink
Posted by: Frank G || 11/04/2012 9:36 Comments || Top||

#3  ..a worthy project for a grand jury with the discovery process.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/04/2012 11:08 Comments || Top||

#4  Local 33 'Tin Knocker' Business Agents (BA); nice example for the membership. Confiscate truck, stiff fines, 10 days in jail and 12 months community service picking up roadway trash on week ends.

Or:

New (no cost) HVAC system for the County Courthouse and Jail.

The BA's and membership of Local 33 can decide.

Thanks for posting yourselves on Facecrook!
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/04/2012 11:24 Comments || Top||

#5  Nothing to see really.... a long time ago... a real long time ago... I mean way the hell back. I took down a jellyroll Graham billboard on I-10 with muh trusty Poulan. So it all evens out.

RING A DING DING! RING A DING DING!
participatory democracy is fun.
Posted by: Shipman || 11/04/2012 15:20 Comments || Top||

#6  Are business agents like road agents?
Posted by: SteveS || 11/04/2012 16:15 Comments || Top||

#7  less integrity and scruples
Posted by: Frank G || 11/04/2012 17:35 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Culture Wars
Massachusetts Mayor Bans the Word 'Illegal' for Illegal Immigrants
[CNS News]
Posted by: Fred || 11/04/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [297 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Fine with me. Where I live, you very seldom hear anyone use the word Massachsetts.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/04/2012 4:14 Comments || Top||

#2  Maybe he would prefer Río Bravo del Norte frogmen?
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/04/2012 9:10 Comments || Top||

#3  This dickhead's simply repeating the notion of our august Attorney General (!), Martha Coakley (lost to Scott Brown in the 2010 special election) -

'Technically, it's not illegal to be illegal in Massachusetts" (i.e., because she won't enforce those laws).
Posted by: Raj || 11/04/2012 10:08 Comments || Top||

#4  Maybe he would prefer Río Bravo del Norte frogmen?
i c wut u did thar
Posted by: Shipman || 11/04/2012 15:28 Comments || Top||

#5  “It's a beautiful thing, the destruction of words.”
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/04/2012 15:50 Comments || Top||

#6  Mayor and Alderman Joe Curtatone announced the new policy at a local board meeting last week, according to the Somerville Journal

really? You f'n MAsshole punk? You think you have diktat over what I say? ILLEGAL.
Posted by: Frank G || 11/04/2012 16:02 Comments || Top||


-Election 2012
Trumka Promises More than 2,000 Union 'Poll Monitors' in Battleground States
[CNS News]
Posted by: Fred || 11/04/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [309 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Do something useful. Go to NYC and help clean up that mess.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/04/2012 9:05 Comments || Top||

#2  Tree, rope, Union Leader - some assembly required.
Posted by: Hellfish || 11/04/2012 18:33 Comments || Top||


Romney: Vote for love of country, not revenge
[Hot Air]
Posted by: Fred || 11/04/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [288 views] Top|| File under:

#1  You want to watch this
Posted by: Sherry || 11/04/2012 4:12 Comments || Top||

#2  And watch the faces of the two women over Romney's shoulder. They hadn't heard the "revenge" line.... telling, it is.
Posted by: Sherry || 11/04/2012 5:09 Comments || Top||

#3  "Revenge".... quite sharia, how very Islamic.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/04/2012 5:16 Comments || Top||

#4  It's interesting that immediately after 9/11 'revenge/retribution/retaliation' against the enemy who could not be named was a notion that even the nominally hawkish Republican administration abhorred.

'Infinite Justice' implied punishment, so it was substituted by 'Enduring Freedom.'

Yet when it comes to electoral politics the nominally dovish Obama talks freely about 'revenge' and 'punishing enemies.' Obama's 'enemy' isn't nameless either. The enemy is Romney and the Republicans.

Imagine the outcry if Romney had promised a policy of revenge and punishment for the Taliban and all Afghans who support them.
Posted by: Elmerert White9731 || 11/04/2012 6:17 Comments || Top||

#5  Revenge? That is what he is really about. If Romney had said that, it would lose the election for him. Why the election is even close baffles me. "O" is an empty suit; a fraud selling bupkes.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/04/2012 8:59 Comments || Top||

#6  Did show much of O's audience but when the camera went over Romney's audience it was large and enthusiastic.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 11/04/2012 10:52 Comments || Top||

#7  Did NOT show much of O's audience
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 11/04/2012 10:55 Comments || Top||


'Hitler' appears on Ohio voter registration form
[Fox News] Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and the starting lineup of the Dallas Cowboys, including Quarterback Tony Romo, were names that ACORN workers attempted to register to vote during the 2008 presidential election.

The ensuing outrage sparked a voter registration fraud scandal that helped lead to the activist group's demise, and put new focus on the integrity of third-party voter registration efforts during Presidential elections.

Now, four years later, the name: John Adolf Hitler, was one of those turned in on a voter registration form collected by another group in Cincinnati, according to the Hamilton County Board of Elections.

"It's certainly not a joke. In Ohio, that kind of activity is a felony," says Alex Triantafilou, an Elections Board member who also serves as the Chairman of the county's Republican party.

"Any person who would engage in that kind of conduct with something as serious to our democracy as voting, is highly irresponsible and potentially criminal...We have someone doctoring registrations, and the next step would be a serious move toward fraudulent voting. We are worried about it."

The listing, "Adolf Hitler, John...666 Heltz...la," puts his supposed residence in Los Angeles.
"And the house number of the beast is six hundred sixty and six..."
It was part of a batch of roughly 200 voter registrations that election officials say were flagged as possibly fraudulent, forged, or duplicated by the group that collected them, FieldWorks, a private Washington, D.C. based firm.

FieldWorks, says it works largely with Democratic candidates, causes and progressive organizations collecting signatures for voter registration or ballot initiatives across the country.

"We have a zero tolerance for fraud," FieldWorks co-owner Chris Galloway told Fox News, defending his firm.

"Not only is the employee committing fraud, but he is stealing from us."

The case echoes multiple voter registration fraud allegations against the now defunct community-organizing group ACORN, and FieldWorks says it has fired two workers in Cincinnati whom they suspect may have been forging cards.

Galloway told Fox News that it was his firm that first brought the registration of " Hitler" to the attention of election authorities.

"I like to think that we do a lot of good work," Galloway told us. "A lot of people have gotten a black eye. We've seen the stories out of Florida, on ACORN...we want to make these operations, which in the past have not been great, to focus on quality control."

He says the firm scrutinizes every voter registration form that it turned in to election boards, and even gives canvassers GPS cell phones to ensure that they "are not at their home forging applications."

ACORN workers had admitted they did just that.

Gathering signatures was too difficult, said one ACORN worker in Seattle, so he went home and filled out the forms while he "smoked marijuana."

There are also allegations of forged FieldWorks forms in Cleveland.

Elections officials in Cuyahoga County tell Fox News that they have referred three FieldWorks canvassers to the local prosecutor, after finding signatures that they believe are fraudulent on petitions to get an initiative on the ballot.

"We had problems with FieldWorks," charges Cuyahoga County Board of Elections Deputy Chairman Pat McDonald.

"We found multiple individuals where it looked like it was the same signature from the circulator who was circulating the petitions...we want to make sure there is no potential fraud in any entity of elections administration."
Posted by: Fred || 11/04/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [316 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The Donk zombies rise from the dead every four years.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/04/2012 8:51 Comments || Top||



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A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.

Rantburg.com and borderlandbeat.com correspondent and author Chris Covert presents his first non-fiction work detailing the drug and gang related violence in Mexico.

Chris gives us Mexican press dispatches of drug and gang war violence over three years, presented in a multi volume set intended to chronicle the death, violence and mayhem which has dominated Mexico for six years.
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Two weeks of WOT
Sun 2012-11-04
  Two Suicide Bombers Attack Restaurant in Somali Capital
Sat 2012-11-03
  30 people shot dead in Nigeria, rights group says
Fri 2012-11-02
  US withdraws its support for Syrian National Council
Thu 2012-11-01
  Armed Islamists on Tunis streets after clashes
Wed 2012-10-31
  18 militants killed in Khyber, Orakzai
Tue 2012-10-30
  Israel Hit by 18 Rockets as Hamas Seeks Revenge
Mon 2012-10-29
  52 Dead in Syria Clashes, Air Raids after Eid Truce Collapses
Sun 2012-10-28
  Almost 150 Killed on First Day of Syria Truce
Sat 2012-10-27
  Indonesia foils plot to attack US missions
Fri 2012-10-26
  Afghanistan mosque suicide bomb attack kills at least 41
Thu 2012-10-25
  Israel says 79 rockets fired at it from Gaza
Wed 2012-10-24
  Libya fighters seize Bani Walid
Tue 2012-10-23
  Foreign jihadists pour into northern Mali
Mon 2012-10-22
  Men 'planned mass suicide attack'
Sun 2012-10-21
  Nigeria military nabs Bokoboy at senator's home

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