Black panthers intimidating voters in ohio

30-Jan-2018 04:52

Fox News.com's Joshua Rhett Miller contributed to this report.The head of the controversial New Black Panther Party, Malik Zulu Shabazz, wasn’t kidding when he told WND’s Aaron Klein in September that his group would again deploy outside voting booths today – to prevent “intimidation against our people,” he said – and sure enough, the New Black Panthers are out today in force. Jackson, some may recall, was one of the two New Black Panther Party members charged in what is widely considered the most egregious case of voter intimidation in modern times, when he and “Minister King Samir Shabazz” (aka Maurice Heath), the party’s Philadelphia leader, were videotaped on Election Day 2008 wearing paramilitary uniforms, carrying a nightstick and blocking a doorway to a polling location to intimidate voters. ” In a surprise decision that caused career DOJ attorneys to quit, the Justice Department under Attorney General Eric Holder’s leadership decided against prosecuting the case, thus inviting today’s encore appearances.“The Ohio Democratic Party has projected paranoia on an international scale by promoting the idea that concerned citizens would dare observe elections to ensure a fair process.If the Ohio Democratic Party thinks True the Vote-trained poll watchers are legion, wait until it meets our lawyers.” Speaking of trouble for poll-watchers, the Michigan GOP is complaining that one of its poll watchers was threatened with a gun.Take your best shot at predicting the final electoral map for the 2012 Presidential Election Dismissal of the charges prompted critics to complain that Attorney General Eric Holder and the Obama administration showed racial bias.Christian Adams resigned from the department in 2010 in protest of the administration's handling of the case.“It is an absolute disgrace,” said Shannon Royer, deputy secretary for external affairs and elections in Pennsylvania, according to the Fox report.

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They protect everyone." There were also reports of New Black Panther Party members at polling sites in Cleveland, Ohio, where they have also maintained a presence at early voting sites.In 2008, members of the New Black Panthers wore black paramilitary garb and stood in front of the doors leading to a polling place in Philadelphia.In that case, the Department of Justice later narrowed the charges against Minister King Shabazz and dismissed the charges against the party and Jackson.(In related news, a voter in a monkey suit was apparently allowed to vote here.) And a robocall from a Florida elections office told thousands of voters they have until Wednesday evening to vote.In Obama’s home turf of Chicago, a voter at the Ward 4, Precinct 37 polling place (1212 South Plymouth Court, Chicago), photographed “an election judge checking in voters while wearing an Obama hat.” According to the Weekly Standard posting, “The voter who took the photo says: ‘Woman in front of me also given an extra ballot.’” And in the state many consider to be ground zero in today’s election – Ohio – reports of foul play, or at least fears of it, are surfacing: William Murray, chairman of the Government is not God PAC, recalls in WND the history of corruption in Cleveland and surrounding Cuyahoga County as well as today’s showing of Black Panthers in front of Cleveland polling places – and more here – but all to guard voter intimidation, of course.

They protect everyone." There were also reports of New Black Panther Party members at polling sites in Cleveland, Ohio, where they have also maintained a presence at early voting sites.In 2008, members of the New Black Panthers wore black paramilitary garb and stood in front of the doors leading to a polling place in Philadelphia.In that case, the Department of Justice later narrowed the charges against Minister King Shabazz and dismissed the charges against the party and Jackson.(In related news, a voter in a monkey suit was apparently allowed to vote here.) And a robocall from a Florida elections office told thousands of voters they have until Wednesday evening to vote.In Obama’s home turf of Chicago, a voter at the Ward 4, Precinct 37 polling place (1212 South Plymouth Court, Chicago), photographed “an election judge checking in voters while wearing an Obama hat.” According to the Weekly Standard posting, “The voter who took the photo says: ‘Woman in front of me also given an extra ballot.’” And in the state many consider to be ground zero in today’s election – Ohio – reports of foul play, or at least fears of it, are surfacing: William Murray, chairman of the Government is not God PAC, recalls in WND the history of corruption in Cleveland and surrounding Cuyahoga County as well as today’s showing of Black Panthers in front of Cleveland polling places – and more here – but all to guard voter intimidation, of course.Fox News confirmed he is a designated poll watcher.