Original article. Why is AG Garland trying to interfere with Arizona’s efforts to have a clean election? The only people who should be intimidated by Drop Box observers, would be those who are breaking election laws. Isn’t AG Garland suppose to be in favor of enforcing laws? Very strange that he would try to deliberately misled people like this.
By Patty McMurray
Published October 26, 2022 at 9:14 pm 525 Comments
100 Percent Fed Up reports – Americans no longer trust our intelligence agencies, especially after the January 6th incident where people like former Oath Keepers AZ Chapter President Ray Epps, who spent two days calling on Trump supporters to join him at the Capitol instead of at the Ellipse, briefly appeared on the FBI’s Most Wanted list only to disappear once a sufficient number of primarily Trump-supporting Americans were arrested for their role in an armless “insurrection.”
So when a group of masked men, wearing khakis and identical jackets, showed up in Washington, DC, on December 4, 2021, and no one had ever heard of them, the radars went up on people like me who are paying attention. The khaki-clad group of similar-sized and aged men marched to the Lincoln Memorial, and then almost as quickly as they came, they marched back to the UHaul trucks that brought them to the event.
The Left immediately made up stories about the group and their ties to “right-wing” extremists and “white supremacy.”
The only problem is…no one on the right has ever heard of these guys. Conservatives, however, seem to think they have a pretty good idea about where this new group came from.
Yesterday, a case was filed in federal court by Hillary Clinton’s lawyer Marc Elias against Clean Elections USA, a grassroots group that openly requests that volunteers help to monitor absentee ballot drop boxes leading up to the November election. In his lawsuit, the creepy leftist lawyer Marc Elias claims volunteers reportedly tied to the group are allegedly intimidating voters and violating federal law, including the Voting Rights Act.
Epoch Times reported on the lawsuit against Clean Elections USA and its founder, Melody Jennings, that was filed by Marc Elias’s law firm on behalf of the Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans and Voto Latino.
“No person, whether acting under color of law or otherwise, shall intimidate, threaten, or coerce, or attempt to intimidate, threaten, or coerce any person for voting or attempting to vote, or intimidate, threaten, or coerce, or attempt to intimidate, threaten, or coerce any person for urging or aiding any person to vote or attempt to vote,” the law states in part.
Clean Elections USA members and supporters have gathered outside boxes in Maricopa County in recent weeks to watch as people drop off ballots.
Jennings said on social media that people should go to the boxes to act as a “deterrent” against voter fraud.
“We must legally deter people from committing voter fraud. The only way we can do this is to monitor those drop box locations with a team of volunteers. That is why we’re reaching out to patriots like yourself who have similar concerns. In short, we need your help!” the Clean Elections USA website states.
It’s curious that the so-called, elusive election observers who are allegedly tied to this grassroots election integrity group are dressed in almost identical gear (or costumes) worn by the so-called “Patriot Front” group.
Obama’s failed pick for Supreme Court Justice Merrick Garland was quick to weigh in on the so-called case of “voter intimidation,” much like when parents objected to the woke education being shoved down their children’s throats and started to show up at school board meetings to make their voices heard, they were quickly threatened by the DOJ threatened. Almost right on cue, America’s dirtiest Attorney General, Merrick Garland, weighed in on the so-called controversy, saying the agency “will not permit voters to be intimidated.”
Democrats must quell any organized activity by crazy Americans who might be organizing to protect the security of our elections.
Where was the DOJ when Stacy Abram’s thugs were intimidating voters on the streets of Atlanta during her failed bid to become Georgia’s governor in 2018? Of course, it’s a rhetorical question.
According to Epoch Times, some of the observers told a local reporter in Maricopa County, AZ, that the armed alleged poll observers were with Clean Elections USA.
Yes, you read that correctly; some of the observers told a local reporter that the two individuals (who authorities are still “searching” for) were tied to Clean Elections USA.
There are no reports of the armed observers being identified or found.
Let’s talk about those “armed observers” who were allegedly working with Clean Elections USA.
Local ABC15 reporter Nicole Grigg says her local television station is looking into several individuals watching a voter drop box in Mesa, AZ.
Grigg tweets that she is “told” that the election drop box observers “have magazine clips,” are “dressed in tactical gear,” and are “fully disguised.
Maricopa County’s far-left Sheriff Penzone was asked about the observer’s alleged charge of “voter intimidation,” he responded by saying he would step up security around drop boxes. In the second video below, you can see the sheriffs measuring the distance between election observers peacefully seated in folding chairs next to the drop boxes and the actual drop box to ensure they are following election law.
So, where are the two people dressed in khakis who look very much like members of the “Patriot Front” group, which many still believe is a fake group?
The far-left Maricopa County sheriff and the spokesperson for the radical progressive group “Voto Latino” warn about “folks” who are “creating problems” in advance of the election.
Yahoo News reports – “The more folks there are that are creating problems, the more deputies that you’re going to see on the streets focused on this versus burglaries and crimes against children and robberies and all the stuff we should be doing,” Sheriff Paul Penzone said at a press conference on election security.
“But we’ll come, and we’ll babysit polling sites because people have to misbehave if that’s what we have to do to protect democracy.”
“The tactics being used by Clean Elections USA aren’t just profoundly dangerous to voters in Arizona, they’re an affront to the fundamental principles of our democracy,” Maria Teresa Kumar, president and CEO of Voto Latino said in a statement.
In his ongoing efforts to make the observation of the upcoming election nearly impossible for election observers and poll challengers, Marc Elias is seeking a temporary restraining order prohibiting Clean Elections USA from gathering “within sight of drop boxes” and from following or recording voters or prospective voters at or around drop boxes.
Clean Elections USA would also be barred from “training, organizing, or directing” people to monitor drop boxes if the order is imposed.
On October 13, Reuters warned that thousands of “stop the steal” supporters were being trained as election observers. With absolutely no evidence to support warnings of threats of violence coming from these everyday Americans, Reuter resorted to writing about an incident in July where dozens of angry election watchers pounded on the windows inside the El Paso County Clerk’s office and recorded election officials with cell phones during an election recount.
Reuters, a publication that frequently acts as a mouthpiece for the DNC, appears to be part of a coordinated effort between the fake news media and the Democrat Party that is pushing a false narrative about how Americans should fear violence from Republicans or MAGA supporters leading up to and surrounding the mid-term elections.
Using buzz words like “multiple incidents,” with no links back to any evidence or previous reports, and “intimidation,” which appears to be the keyword in the Maricopa County case, and an “army” of election observers, which of course, falsely denotes a militant approach used by election observers. And as usual, the Reuters article ties up their ridiculous article filled with propaganda with the usual disclaimer about “Trump’s false theories” surrounding the 2020 election and how they were never proven.
As the United States enters the final stretch to November’s midterm elections, Reuters documented multiple incidents of intimidation involving an expanding army of election observers, many of them recruited by prominent Republican Party figures and activists echoing Trump’s false theories about election fraud. The widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election, as alleged by Trump and his supporters, was never proven.
As Republican and Independent poll challengers and observers form groups across the county to fight back against organized voter fraud, radical, far-left lawyers like Marc Elias are making their way across America and cherry-picking cases to defend the radicals who are attempting to tie their hands.
In Michigan, Elias attempted to join a lawsuit against the state’s dishonest Democrat SOS Jocelyn Benson for making up her own set of new rules that would prevent poll challengers from doing their jobs. Why was Marc Elias so concerned about Michigan election poll challengers?
The Soros-funded MI SOS Jocelyn Benson appears to be part of the plot by the Democrat Party to create a false narrative about violence leading up to the election. In one of her videos in a series called “#BensonsDirtyDeeds, MI GOP SOS candidate Kristina Karamo calls out Benson for lying about “threats” of “violence” leading up to and surrounding the November 2022 election.
Instead of addressing the 13-minute-long compilation of Detroit drop box surveillance video obtained by the Gateway Pundit and viewed by MC4EI, a top-notch election integrity group and 100 Percent Fed Up, MI Sos Jocelyn Benson would rather create fairy tales about threats of violence leading up to the election.
Finally, Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said that the department has received two suspicious activity criminal reports but that no charges have been filed and the observers have not committed crimes.
“It doesn’t meet the threshold for a crime. This is a free nation. The Second Amendment is as important as the first. So that in and of itself does not constitute a crime,” he told reporters when asked about people being dressed in tactical gear and carrying guns.
Arizona law bars being armed or trying to persuade voters within 75 feet of a voting location.
The federal government, though, may decide that the people violated federal law, Penzone added. His agency is “working closely” with the Department of Justice.
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