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Weekly Update: Non-Citizens Voters and Obama

…lawsuits against Texas and South Carolina over their voter ID laws. And now it’s taking aim at Florida. Florida Purges 53,000 Dead Voters from Rolls.  Obama Justice Department Objects to Removing Non-Citizens from Voting Rolls How many illegal alien and other non-citizen voters should be able to vote in Florida in the 2012 election? The State of Florida has taken a “zero…

Judicial Watch and True the Vote Seek to Defend Florida’s Efforts to Clean Voter Registration Lists in Obama Administration Lawsuit

Grassroots Public Interest Groups Seek Court Permission to Intervene to Defend Florida Clean-up Efforts:  ‘…not only are the State of Florida’s list maintenance activities valid, proper, and timely, but… they are also required under federal law.’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has filed a Motion for Intervention with its client True the Vote to defend…

Judicial Watch Sues DOJ for ACLU Coordination Documents on Effort to Stop Florida Voter Registration Clean-Up

…Fund to prevent the state of Florida from purging its voter registration lists of ineligible voters (Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (No. 1:13-cv-00605-RLW)). On June 14, 2012, Judicial Watch had submitted a FOIA request to the DOJ requesting the following information: All records of communications between the Department of Justice and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) concerning, regarding, or relating to Mi Familia Vota Education Fund v. Detzner,…

‘Robertscare’

…to enforce the law. JW, True the Vote Seek to Defend Florida’s Efforts to Clean Voter Registration Lists in Obama Administration Lawsuit I have more news to report this week regarding Judicial Watch’s historic nationwide battle for election integrity… On Wednesday, together with True the Vote we filed a Motion for Intervention defend the State of Florida’s efforts to clean up voter registration lists against an Obama administration lawsuit. (True…

Florida Lawmakers Go For Ethics

Deep-pocketed lobbyists and many Florida lawmakers are fuming that House Republicans proposed a bill this week that will impose a much-needed ?zero tolerance? ethics requirement on all state lawmakers and many top state government officials (Tampa Tribune). Lobbyists spent at least $3 million schmoozing Florida lawmakers in the first six months of this year alone. They showered the lawmakers with gifts, treated them to lobster and steak dinners, free…

Florida Governor Sees Third Top Donor Indicted

The third major donor of a U.S. Senate candidate who is currently Florida’s governor has been criminally charged in a large scale corruption scheme, illustrating a pattern of shady fundraisers for the veteran Republican politician who may soon represent the Sunshine State in Congress.  As he campaigns for national office, Florida Governor Charlie Crist is conveniently trying to distance himself from the crooked money men who have generously donated…

Florida Voting Machines Easily Hacked

Less than six months before its 2008 presidential primary, election officials in one of the country’s most important swing states admit electronic voting machines are seriously flawed and can be easily tampered with. A 35-page report released by Florida’s Secretary of State says that hackers can easily change votes without a trace in Diebold optical-scan machines used in 25 of the state’s 67 counties. Conducted by Florida State…

“Islamically Permissible” Food Demanded for Muslim Prison Inmates

Should Americans pay the extra cost of providing Muslim prison inmates with special meals prepared according to Islamic law? The federal government does it and so do a few states, but not Florida and a U.S.-based terrorist front group is demanding a change. It’s one of those only-in-America stories that tarnish the country’s image, not to mention diminish its dignity. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), which pretends to…

Voter Registration Fraud In Florida

The taxpayer-financed community group known for its fraudulent national voter registration drives has struck again, this time submitting forged applications in the key battleground state of Florida where it has signed up tens of thousands of new voters for the upcoming election. Just last week the Chicago-based Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), which incidentally endorses Barack Obama, got busted for submitting…

Clinton’s Shady Florida Fundraiser

Evidently unfazed by the scandal surrounding her fugitive Chinese mega donor, Hillary Clinton starred in south Florida fundraiser this week hosted by a local politician convicted of federal corruption charges. The former longtime mayor of the Dade County city of Hialeah, Raul Martinez, hosted Clintonâ??s fundraising bash at his home just hours before the New York Senator announced she would return nearly $1 million in campaign cash donated by…

Florida Election Fiasco To Continue

Tests conducted months ago by a Florida supervisor of elections exposed serious security problems with electronic voting machines and now embarrassed state officials want to pass a new law that prohibits such testing in the future. You would think Florida officials would praise Ion Sancho, the supervisor of elections in Tallahassee’s Leon County, for exposing how easily the fancy and expensive Diebold Elections Systems machines could be hacked. Instead,…

Florida’s Top Prison Official Goes To Jail

The public official who once headed Florida’s Department of Corrections has been sentenced to eight years in prison for taking thousands of dollars in kickbacks from a contractor during his scandal-plagued tenure. As Secretary of Florida’s prison system, James Crosby was in charge of the state’s largest agency which has 27,000 employees. Besides his criminal conviction, numerous scandals rocked his tenure, including officers convicted of steroid abuse, money disappearing…

Florida Identifies Scores Of Criminal Illegal Aliens

Nearly 1,000 illegal immigrants with serious criminal convictions and thousands more in the country illegally have been identified in Florida thanks to a new program that allows local law enforcement agencies to check arrestees’ immigration status. Launched this year, the program permits local police departments in the Sunshine State—and nationwide—to compare booking fingerprints against two separate federal databases operated by the Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of…

Secret Courts In Florida

Judges in Florida have for years created secret dockets to hide the court cases of the rich and famous and now the state’s Supreme Court Chief Justice wants to end the unorthodox practice that he calls un-American. Several counties throughout the state have a so-called secret judiciary, but Broward County in South Florida takes the cake with more than 400 divorce, negligence, malpractice and civil-fraud cases and an unknown…

FBI Lied to Congress about Fla. Saudi Family’s Ties to 9/11 Hijackers

The FBI lied to Congress about the deep ties between a Florida Saudi family—that abruptly fled weeks before the 9/11 terrorist attacks—and the hijackers who carried out the plot, according to alarming new records uncovered by a journalism watchdog that’s led the effort to expose the government cover-up. This scandal has been circulating for years and only a Florida journalism watchdog along with a few local papers have bothered…