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Mon Sep 10, 2012, 09:23 PM

 

Canadian the only illegal alien caught in U.S. fake-voter dragnet

Source: The Globe and Mail

But after months of searching, only one alien falsely claiming to be a U.S. citizen has been caught, charged and convicted in Florida. It turns out he is a Canadian, a man who registered and voted in at least two presidential elections while masquerading as a citizen so he could also buy and “bear arms,” that other right cherished by many Americans.

Josef Sever, 52, won’t be voting in Florida this November, though. He pleaded guilty on Aug. 30 in federal court in Miami to multiple felony charges of falsely attesting to be a U.S. citizen and illegally voting. Three days after the Nov. 6 election, when Americans will choose between giving Barack Obama a second term or sending Republican challenger Mitt Romney to the White House, Mr. Sever will be sentenced.

He faces up to five years in prison before his long-running scam passing as a U.S. citizen ends with deportation back to Canada.

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That the effort has only netted Mr. Sever so far has led to some considerable lampooning of Mr. Scott by liberal commentators. Under pressure from the governor, the state’s electoral officials had initially flagged more than 180,000 names (many of them Hispanic-sounding) for checking. All but 2,600 of those initially flagged – some of whom turned out to be not only citizens, but military veterans with service in Afghanistan and Iraq – were quickly determined to be bonafide citizens and restored to the voter rolls.

Read more: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/us-election/canadian-the-only-illegal-alien-caught-in-us-fake-voter-dragnet/article4531032/



Discuss this news as you like, as I laugh my A** off with this former Austrian now Canadian citizen gun-toting nut pretended to be an American citizen to vote in 2004 and 2008, (perhaps other elections). I'm SURE he voted for Obama, right???????

The poor man cannot meet his $50,000 bail and will stay in jail awaiting sentencing in November, (when he will NOT be voting nor carrying his gun!)

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Reply Canadian the only illegal alien caught in U.S. fake-voter dragnet (Original post)
DavidL Sep 2012 OP
MADem Sep 2012 #1
eggplant Sep 2012 #5
MADem Sep 2012 #12
oldsarge54 Sep 2012 #2
busterbrown Sep 2012 #3
DavidL Sep 2012 #4
Lydia Leftcoast Sep 2012 #6
FlaGranny Sep 2012 #15
Lydia Leftcoast Sep 2012 #17
freshwest Sep 2012 #7
DavidL Sep 2012 #9
freshwest Sep 2012 #11
jberryhill Sep 2012 #8
DavidL Sep 2012 #10
Festivito Sep 2012 #13
Hubert Flottz Sep 2012 #14
Monk06 Sep 2012 #16

Response to DavidL (Original post)

Mon Sep 10, 2012, 09:42 PM

1. Oh, those scofflaws from over the border!! nt

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Response to MADem (Reply #1)

Mon Sep 10, 2012, 10:15 PM

5. Damned snowbacks.

My mom was an anchor baby from Canada. Seriously!

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Response to eggplant (Reply #5)

Tue Sep 11, 2012, 01:40 AM

12. Hee hee!!!

Snowbacks!

Mushing in across the border on their damn snowshoes....or fashioning the snowshoes from old tennis or badminton racquets!!!!!

Grrrrrrr....they're takin' our JERBS!!!!!

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Response to DavidL (Original post)

Mon Sep 10, 2012, 10:01 PM

2. OMG

Where's the 10s of thousands of illegal mexican voters, Republicans? Where are to dream act lite voters you spread fear about? You Repubs are so messed up.

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Response to DavidL (Original post)

Mon Sep 10, 2012, 10:02 PM

3. Freaking Crazy

He felt compelled to risk his freedom in order to vote
against a Black Man?

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Response to busterbrown (Reply #3)

Mon Sep 10, 2012, 10:05 PM

4. Now Now, now we don't know! He COULD BE..

 

a Canadian citizen, and a gon-toting Democrat who voted for Obama in 2008 in order to bring socialist Canadian health care to Florida by voting for Obama... that's SO LIKELY, right?

LOL

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Response to DavidL (Original post)

Mon Sep 10, 2012, 10:16 PM

6. We have a Voter ID amendment on the ballot in Minnesota, and

most of the righties are claiming that the state doesn't need to issue a new ID because "everyone has a driver's license." Well, a driver's license does not prove citizenship, and I could be a Canadian for all they know, while that person with a Spanish name could be Puerto Rican, and therefore a U.S. citizen, and that young African woman in a hijab could be part of the first generation of Somalis born in the U.S.

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Response to Lydia Leftcoast (Reply #6)

Tue Sep 11, 2012, 07:54 AM

15. I don't know about older

drivers licenses in Florida, but now there is a special license for legal aliens. You can tell at a glance that the holder of one is not a US Citizen.

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Response to FlaGranny (Reply #15)

Tue Sep 11, 2012, 10:53 AM

17. Not true in Minnesota

One of the arguments against the Voter ID initiative is that the righties are talking out of both sides of their mouth. On the one hand, they say that a driver's license should be enough proof of identification, while on the other hand, they're saying that the Al Franken won his Senate seat and Mark Dayton won the governorship of Minnesota only because the Democrats encouraged illegal immigrants to vote.

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Response to DavidL (Original post)

Mon Sep 10, 2012, 10:16 PM

7. No, what? That's Voldemort's brother! Send both of them back to whereverthehelltheycamefrom!

I can't post the picture from the link, but see the resemblance. No way these two aren't related:



Voldemort the First
Ruler of La Pascua de la Florida

Formerly Known as Ponce De Leon
Known to EnglishPigDogs as Well, Uh, Florida

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Response to freshwest (Reply #7)

Mon Sep 10, 2012, 11:26 PM

9. So this guy was a friend on the federal felon Governor?

 

I'd love to see someone draw a real connection.

Actually, I'd like to know which Austrian moves to Canada to become a citizen and then moves to Florida to pretend to be a U.S. Citizen.. are there thousands of more of them hiding out in Florida? I have visited Florida in winter and found lots of tourists with German accents there!!!! (Just kidding, I think most Germans would never leave their socialist medicine nation for Florida but heck, what do we know??)

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Response to DavidL (Reply #9)

Mon Sep 10, 2012, 11:36 PM

11. Bet El Muerto's last European trip where he tried to boss the King of Spain, wasn't his first.

Yup, something's up with this one. Let's see if he ever does any time. His twin didn't do any time for defrauding the taxpayers, either.

After Tom DeLay's brownshirt road show happen in Florida, and his subsequent sentencing to prison but still free as a bird song and dance routine, there's nothing I wouldn't put past them.





Just wild speculation on my part, of course, but it's just that fantastic.

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Response to DavidL (Original post)

Mon Sep 10, 2012, 11:24 PM

8. Blame Canada!

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #8)

Mon Sep 10, 2012, 11:28 PM

10. I haven't trusted Canada since my French Canadian relatives moved to Maine!

 

back 150 years ago!

I would have national health care now! All I have is some bi-lingual skills, but not a full French/English fluency, only English.

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Response to DavidL (Original post)

Tue Sep 11, 2012, 03:55 AM

13. Repubs would spend a million dollars to sentence one freedom lover to a gun-control future.

Oh, the irony.

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Response to DavidL (Original post)

Tue Sep 11, 2012, 07:29 AM

14. I'll bet Dick Armey trucked the guy in...

on the same bus that showed up in Dade county in 2000.

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Response to DavidL (Original post)

Tue Sep 11, 2012, 08:37 AM

16. Looks like you got one of our asshole Snowbirds. A little young though so he had to cheat.



If you deport him make sure to send him to Alberta. That's where we keep all of our assholes.

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