A light supper, a good night's sleep, and a fine morning have often made a hero of the same man who, by indigestion, a restless night, and a rainy morning, would have proved a coward.
- Chesterfield, English Statesman and Author (1694-1773)
You may have heard the story of four loyal Democrats, charged with nothing more than just doing what Democrats do:
In Indiana four St. Joseph County Democrat officials have had felony charges filed against them for allegedly forging Obama primary petitions during the 2008 election.
Authorities charge that the scheme to submit the fake petitions for Obama was hatched at the local county Democrat headquarters.
source: Canada Free Press
Under state law, presidential candidates need to qualify with 500 signatures from each of Indiana’s nine congressional districts. Indiana elections officials say that in St. Joseph County, which is the 2nd Congressional District, the Obama campaign qualified with 534 signatures; Clinton’s camp had 704.
But the signatures, which were certified by the elections board, were never challenged. If the number of legitimate signatures for Obama or Clinton fell below the legal requirement of 500, they could have been bounced from the state ballot. Reports have previously put the number of phony signatures for both candidates at about 150, but state investigators plucked names from the petitions at random and cited only 20 individual alleged forgeries as part of their case. They say their investigation of the petitions continues.
source: Fox News
When you consider the fact that voter registration office worker Lucas Burkett has sworn in an affidavit that he was a part of the plan and now is willing to testify against his fellow Democrats and that a great number of people have come forward, shocked that their name and address were used and denying that they ever signed the petition, I think the only real question here is how many forgeries it will ultimately amount to.
Now here comes the irony, and it involves how Barack Obama first got his career in politics started. Get this, Barack Obama won his first election to the Illinois State Senate by challenging each and every signature of all four of his fellow Dems in the primary, ultimately having enough signatures thrown out for each of the four would-be candidates to be barred from the ballot, allowing him to run absolutely uncontested! NOW THAT’S WHAT I CALL DEMOCRACY IN ACTION!
Here’s the story:
Alice Palmer, an avowed communist who once attended the 27th Congress of the Communist Party in the Soviet Union in Moscow, is the woman who helped launch Barack Obama’s career. She is now a very angry woman and wants to tell her story to the world.
In 2008, Palmer showed up at the Democratic National Convention in Denver as a Hillary Clinton supporter, still resentful toward Obama for knocking her and three other candidates off the ballot for an Illinois state Senate seat some 13 years earlier by challenging voter signatures.
“The Democratic primary, what I witnessed, was one of the most appalling, disgusting things I’ve ever seen in my entire life,” Hollywood-based digital photographer Michele Thomas told WND in a joint interview with Hollywood film producer Bettina Viviano.
In 1995, Obama saw his opening to run for elected office when Palmer decided to give up her state Senate seat and run for Congress in a special election. She went out of her way to make Obama her handpicked successor.
To get Obama’s state Senate race off to a good start, Palmer arranged a function to be held for a few influential liberals in the district at the Hyde Park home of Weather Underground founders Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn.
It’s not likely Palmer would have selected Obama to be her successor in the Illinois Legislature or have introduced him to the Hyde Park political community at the Ayers-Dohrn home unless she saw an affinity between Ayers and Dorhn’s radical SDS Weather Underground history and her own history of openly professed communism and Obama.
After Palmer stepped aside for Obama to take her seat, she suffered an unexpected electoral defeat in the November 1995 Democratic Party primary. After losing the special congressional election, Palmer reversed her decision and decided she wanted her Illinois Senate seat back.
Palmer supporters asked Obama to step aside, but he refused and decided to challenge Palmer’s eligibility for the ballot using what the Chicago Tribune described as the “bare-knuckle arts of Chicago electoral politics.”
Obama hired a fellow Harvard Law School alumnus to challenge the legitimacy of the signatures Palmer received on petitions to qualify for the ballot.
Once he set on the strategy, Obama kept challenging petitions, until he succeeded in getting all four of his Democratic primary rivals forced off the ballot, enabling him to run unchallenged.
source: World Net Daily
Talk about a stab in the back to the fellow commie who got you your start in the first place. It’s appalling, really.
Imagine the injustice that must be felt by the four Dems who Obama bounced from that ticket, learning of what looks like in this case, a legitimately widespread conspiracy of fraudulent signatures and how they must be thinking that if the same medicine had been applied to Obama, Hillary Clinton might have the Indiana ballot and all 72 of those Indiana delegates to herself. Who knows what could have happened from there.
Barack Obama – a guy who challenged every single voter registration he could until he’d knocked all four of his Democrat rivals off the ballot in his first campaign. Can you explain to me why you and your attorney general are suddenly the guys obstructing every state that attempt to address voter fraud?
Unfortunately, both Obama and U.S. Attorney General Eric “There Is No Voter Fraud” Holder were unavailable for comment.