When it comes to politics, no NSA needed

Despite the President’s recent reassurances, Americans continue to question how much government snooping is acceptable in a free society. But in the political arena, the spooks don’t need clandestine technology to monitor our every move. They ply their trade in election boards and commissions throughout the country. No matter how minuscule the expenditure, obscure the speaker, or trivial the issue, political activity is forcibly registered, catalogued, categorized, and published.

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Are Democrat Attorneys General Becoming Governor Generals?

On the most basic level an Attorney General is the leading law enforcement official for the state or country.  He is most definitely not a legislator or governor.  Yet as Colorado Attorney General John Suthers points out that is what many Attorneys General are becoming:

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Vote Fraud: Ironic and "Legal"

New Hampshire editorial pointed out yet another ironic vote fraud case:

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The Early Voting Debate

Professors Eugene Kontorovich and John McGinnis have a very thoughtful article on the subject of early voting. One of their points is as follows:

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Obama's State of the Union: "The President that Richard Nixon Always Wanted to Be"

 A few reactions to the State of the Union from the perspective of the law.  First off some of the key legal excerpts from the speech are here onProfessor Josh Blackman’s blog. 

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Does Eric Holder Care if Hispanics are Disenfranchised?

While New York is definitely the reigning king of vote fraud since they not only commit rampant vote fraud they try to put the police in jail for exposing it; Texas is moving up with yet more allegations of vote fraud.  While the clip in the link tells more of the story, here is a quote:

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Campaign Legal Center misunderstands Citizens United, First Amendment

Meredith McGehee, policy director at the Campaign Legal Center recently criticized Citizens United v. FEC in a four-year-anniversary piece. Ms. McGehee described what she views as several constitutional defects with the majority decision and its subsequent deleterious effects on American democracy.

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Insulting our Allies with Unprepared Nominees

Today’s Obominaition is short and to the point.  Please see the following article on an Obama nominee to be Ambassador to Norway who so poorly prepared as to be an embarrassment and an insult to the people of Norway. 

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Initial RNLA Response to the Report of the President's Commission on Election Administration

The RNLA is currently reviewing and analyzing the Report of the Recommendations of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration released yesterday. The RNLA intends to utilize the unique and broad experience of its members to determine the merits of the Commissions various recommendations.  

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Did Obama Crony Violate Hatch Act for NYC Mayor?

A New York Republican activist is blowing the whistle on an Obama crony. Republican leader E. O'Brien Murray recently made a Hatch Act compliant against the US Ambassador to South Africa, Patrick Gaspard. Previously, Gaspard was a close advisor to President Obama who led Obama's political affairs office before being installed by the president as the executive director of the Democratic National Committee.

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