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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-03-08 06:37 PM
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Vote-scam fliers target black neighborhoods
Vote-scam fliers target black neighborhoods

By CATHERINE LUCEY
Philadelphia Daily News

luceyc@phillynews.com 215-854-4172
With just weeks to go before the presidential election, voter intimidation has reared its ugly head.

An anonymous flier circulating in African-American neighborhoods in North and West Philadelphia states that voters who are facing outstanding arrest warrants or who have unpaid traffic tickets may be arrested at the polls on Election Day.

Deputy Mayor for Public Safety Everett Gillison, who learned of the flier last week, said that the message is completely false.

"The only thing that police officers are going to do that we'll be encouraging that day is that they'll be exercising their own individual right to vote," Gillison said.

more at:
http://www.philly.com/philly/hp/news_update/20081002_Vo...
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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-03-08 07:08 PM
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1. This sort of baldfaced lying and intimidation CANNOT POSSIBLY BE LEGAL.
Why are the people behind this not being tracked down and prosecuted and/or sued for every penny they're worth???
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FatDave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-03-08 10:05 PM
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4. Of course it isn't legal
But good luck catching them. They did the exact same thing in 2004, in Ohio I think. Fucking scum, every last on of 'em.
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stillcool Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-03-08 08:50 PM
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2. unpaid traffic tickets?
that'll get you in the slammer?
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Wilms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-03-08 09:47 PM
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3. Typical rethug tactics.v K&R n/t
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-05-08 03:32 PM
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5. Kick. (nt)
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