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IDs For Convention, But Not To Vote

September 7, 2012 by  

A double standard for Democrats. While the President Barack Obama Administration wants to outlaw voter ID laws in State and national elections, they were perfectly OK with requiring them to vote at their own convention. In fact, they required two forms of identification before a delegate could even enter the hall in Charlotte. Anyone detect a little bit of hypocrisy here?

Another debt downgrade in Illinois. Despite recent tax increases on businesses and individuals, the red ink continues to flow in Illinois. The State’s budget deficit just hit a staggering $43 billion. Even worse is $83 billion in unfunded pension liabilities. As a result, Standard and Poor’s just downgraded its rating on Illinois’ bonds, giving them the worst credit rating of any State besides California. Looks like the boys back home have been inspired to copy the example their most illustrious politician has been setting in Washington.

How about a holiday honoring job creators? The most meaningless holiday in America has now ended. Do we really need a national holiday honoring “labor” anymore? Lawrence Reed, the president of the Foundation for Economic Education, points out that “Labor without capital looks like Haiti or North Korea: plenty of people working but doing it with sticks instead of bulldozers.” Maybe it’s time we started honoring the people who create jobs by starting or expanding a business.

Dems do an about face. Well, that didn’t last long. When controversy raged over the Democrats leaving God out of this year’s platform, they voted to put Him back in. Or did they? After taking three voice votes, it sure didn’t seem to most observers that the measure — allegedly ordered by the President himself — got the necessary two-thirds vote. No matter; it was declared approved.

–Chip Wood

Chip Wood

is the geopolitical editor of PersonalLiberty.com. He is the founder of Soundview Publications, in Atlanta, where he was also the host of an award-winning radio talk show for many years. He was the publisher of several bestselling books, including Crisis Investing by Doug Casey, None Dare Call It Conspiracy by Gary Allen and Larry Abraham and The War on Gold by Anthony Sutton. Chip is well known on the investment conference circuit where he has served as Master of Ceremonies for FreedomFest, The New Orleans Investment Conference, Sovereign Society, and The Atlanta Investment Conference.

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  • swampfox

    heh heh,i knew all their b.s would come out for everyone to see.you get that many fruitloops together and they can’t help themselves from exposing themselves for what they are.
    now any who still will vote for Oblivit are without excuse for it is now plain to see and only a retard would try and defend them.
    they are all modern day sodem and gommorians,depraved,sick,liars,theives,immoral,god haters,heritics,perverse,froward,double minded fools,
    Jesus said,a double mimded man is unstable in all his ways,if you still Support Ovomit you are showing what you are,period,and belong to the list.
    you are with JESUS or against him,their is no middle ground!

    • Ricksmom

      The whole bunch are like ‘white washed tombs, all dressed up with big smiles, expensive clothing and lying lips but inside they are rotting bones.

    • http://yahoo marc lizotte

      Good write up swampfox, hey check out http://www.unpartial.com

    • don m

      Got to read between the lines & look at the red flags – debt, unfunded debt, and catastrophic levels of debt-currency devaluation by the malaise of devaluation by extreme inflation – consumption of investment funds!!! Ants don’t let grasshoppers in their storerooms while they are gathering food for the winter!

      There is a world of difference between risk pool insurance and pre-paid annuity trust funds! Upside-down government and private pension plans have been plundered by negative rates of return on investment – where inflation-devaluation rates (Bernanke-Geitner counterfeiting) exceed the Shari/Communist zero interest rate of the government, FED, & Treasury. You pre-paid for it & it AIN’T there… just like MADOFF made off with the money! They didn’t pay you for the use of your money. They consumed that which you invested and replaced it with worthless paper that has no capital value and can’t be used to generate any wealth whatsoever! They aid and abet our enemies and those who plunder our resources!

      Learn how to use and understand an annuity! Government tells us it takes 2 wage earners to pay one average SSI benefit. A 5% net no inflation ROI, investing 13.4% of wages (SSI only) over 46 years (18-65bd)…1) @ average $43.5K/yr buys 6.8 benefits to age 78yr or 5.4 to age 83.5yr! 2) @ max $106.8 it buys 16.7 benefits to 78yr or 13.2 to 83.5yr! Here’s dung up your nose… the $43.5K wage buys 3.2 avg. $1235 benefits to you and your descendents FOREVER MORE ($48,150/yr), and $106.8K “max-man” pays for 8 of those benefits ($118,217/yr)! Add MEDICARE to it and we have the biggest scam in earth history! WAKE UP and scourge those who deceive and confuse!

      Government’s function is to protect citizens from government and one-another! You can’t believe anything they say or do! You can’t beat a FREE COMPETITIVE business economy. The only thing worse than monopoly, is the current global monopolist coalition with our government! $700+ billion looted from the MEDICARE trust funds & we can’t raise a fist to stop it! Purging government begins with truth and severe consequences for deception! A clean government will maintain a clean and endlessly productive society! God didn’t help Sodom or Gomorrah, and He isn’t going to help the losers we’ve become!

  • Vigilant

    C’mon, lefties, I want to see how you rationalize the “attempt to disenfranchise voters” at the DNC while excoriating the Repubs for wanting voter ID laws.

    P.S. Don’t pull a Wasserman Schultz and make bald faced lies in your answers.

    • eddie47d

      There are hundreds of people who would gladly enter the Democrat or Republican Conventions for the sole purpose of disrupting the process. No one need arguments about who is in the wrong seat and who shouldn’t be there. It’s like buying a ticket to a broadway play or football game and someone is sitting in your seat . Who needs the problems that would involve. Is that how you would run an event Vigilant where anyone can do anything they want. Apparently so! Let those who don’t have a legitimate ticket stay outside and protest and express their views. When it comes to voting all voters have their names on a list and usually a utility bill with name on it is all that is required. Voter fraud is rare but the the 15 seconds of fame someone of dubious character going into a convention would get would create great havoc. Neither the Republicans or Democrats would need the screamers,disruptors or even a potential assassinator making a folly of our system Besides politicians can make fools of themselves without outside help.

      • Vigilant

        Eddie says, “Is that how you would run an event Vigilant where anyone can do anything they want.”

        Not at all, eddie, you’ve missed my point completely. Did you hear me complain about the ID requirements? I didn’t think so.

        Let me counter with, “would you run an election, eddie, where anyone can do anything they want?” Certainly, you must grant that the requirements to vote are a damned sight more important than the requirement to enter a convention or Broadway show.

        How in God’s name can you so smugly say that voter fraud is rare when you couldn’t even quantify the voter fraud in the absence of ID?

      • eddie47d

        You did mention Voter ID and you did make a good point in your last sentence. Naturally I look at my analogy as better. Have a great rest of the day.

      • vicki

        eddie47d says:
        “There are hundreds of people who would gladly enter the Democrat or Republican Conventions for the sole purpose of disrupting the process.”

        We don’t know anyone that would want to disrupt the national elections, now do we?

      • vicki

        Eddie47d writes:
        “When it comes to voting all voters have their names on a list and usually a utility bill with name on it is all that is required. ”

        Have you never had your name miss-spelled on one or more of those lists? Most people could vote noticeably more than once using that ID system.

  • DavidL

    A double standard for Democrats?

    Why were guns banned at the Republican Convention?

    • Vigilant

      I said, “don’t pull a Wasserman Schultz,” I should have added, “or an Alinsky.” The subject is not gun control, dummy, so don’t attempt to change the subject.

    • http://personalliberty.com Ed Weber

      Guns are banned from ALL political conventions because the politicians are afraid of the citizens. If the politicians were honest with us, they would have nothing to fear.

      • John Woodbury

        If pols were honest with us they would be running for their freaking lives.

  • tim

    Have you ever talked to a liberal who didn’t start lying as soon as they could open thier mouth. They wanted ID so they could keep republicans out, it’s that simple. You can bet the democrat cheat sheet started circulating months ago so they can get a jump on dead people and other ways to get illegal votes. Every state needs to hit them with voter ID laws. Also birth certificates and school records!!!!!!!!

    • eddie47d

      I see Tim is piling up the poop. It was no different at the Republican Convention so get a gripe!

      • Combat seabee

        Get a “GRIPE?” It’s “GRIP,” you liberal idiot!

      • Combat seabee

        Oh Yeah, “Gripe,” is correct, for the feelings of Americans against the democrats and the imposter in chief!
        For example, “we have a gripe against this lying fool in the peoples house!”

      • John Woodbury

        I have a gripe Eddie47d, you and the rest of your commie buddies.

  • http://www.facebook.com/benjamin.fox.754 Benjamin Fox

    SwampFox; That is what they called me in the Marine Corps, I like you comment, you have it right my friend. They can’t vote the dead if they have to have ID’s and the illegals would have to show their welfare ID cards, now they don’t think that is fair? Need a ID to get welfare, have a bank account, to drive a car but, it’s to hard to get one to vote. LOL, they only lie when their lips are moving and they never shut up.

  • dan

    use that Darpa and facial recognize and prosecute those that commit voter fraud and video document voting….
    one person ,one vote….or go old school and have voters dip their thumbs in ink

  • http://www.facebook.com/FATDADDY1943 mrhemi

    OBUMMA IS A TO FACED LIER..

    • eddie47d

      Was that a Republican education you got there MRHEMI?

      • http://personalliberty.com Ed Weber

        Was that a Republican education you got there MRHEMI?

        And did your mother not teach you any manners eddie47d? How rude.

      • http://na Mike in NE

        yeah, every once in a while eddie47 (aka:dumber than a sack of hammers) thinks he is a real contributer to this board. lalala, i proved i am loved here yet again. Sarcasm removed.

      • eddie47d

        First of all Ed Weber those on the Right always compare those on the Left as having a public education and make fun of it. So now you can eat some of your own words for a change. . In other words don’t play with fire unless you want to get burnt. Once again MIKE says nothing but continually thinks he is intelligent. Proves himself wrong again. What’s your ideas Mike …Opps! You don’t have any!!

      • Combat seabee

        No, that is an education that is being doled out as one in America nowadays by the liberal teachers indoctrination acadamies, A.K.A public schools!!!

      • Combat seabee

        By the way, if you need to comment on someones education, let’s look at your own first! I refer you to your own post of Sept.7th, 2012, which you posted at 1:26 pm. Well done fool!
        Now let’s see a debbie wassermann-schultz from you on this one!

      • swampfox

        are you a grammer Nazi now?
        btw,you forget,your messiah oblivit has been doing whatever he wants regardless of any opposing objections.
        that makes your Marxist sack of crappa a DICKTATOR,get it or do you need a cartoon drawing with stick figures drawn with crayons?

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