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Preserve the Constitution: 2012 Event Series

Ed Meese

September 17, 2012 at 5:56 pm

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Today we celebrate Constitution Day—the 225th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution at the Constitutional Convention. The U.S. Constitution remains the object of reverence for nearly all Americans, and an object of admiration by people around the world. Sadly, the assault by 20th century liberal theorists and activist judges …http://blog.heritage.org/tag/voter-fraud/Voter Fraud: Who’s Counting in the Upcoming Election?

Hans von Spakovsky

September 19, 2012 at 1:05 pm

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On Friday at noon, The Heritage Foundation will hold its second event in the Preserve the Constitution series when it hosts John Fund and me talking about our new book Who’s Counting? How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk. With the pundits and pollsters predicting that the upcoming …V
 

Verfied Voting.org, Provisional ballots could keep Ohio’s presidential outcome in doubt for days after election, Staff report, Oct. 30 2012, https://www.verifiedvoting.org/provisional-ballots-could-keep-ohios-presidential-outcome-in-doubt-for-days-after-election-cleveland-com/

As the presidential race narrows in Ohio, the Buckeye State runs the risk of preventing the United States from calling a winner for days after the

Nov. 6 election. A wild card in declaring a winner on Election Night could be thousands provisional ballots. Provisionals are given to voters when their eligibility is in question, often because of address changes or discrepancies. Election boards hold the ballots 10 days to determine eligibility. ”If it’s a really tight race, we could be in a position where we don’t know [the winner] until provisional ballots are counted,” said Edward Foley, director of Election Law @ Moritz, a program at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. ”If Ohio is held up, and Ohio is essential to know who won, then the presidency is going to get held up.”

 

 

Among those attending and interested in helping Siegelman's cause after hearing her presentation was Ski Johnson, the popular jazz saxophonist and film maker now up for consideration for a Grammy.

think the "on message" news from Dana's talk was her agreement with my suggestion that the same person, i.e. Rove, who was behind the wrongful prosecution of her dad, is behind the attempt, also by fraudulent means, to deny President Obama a second term.

Jill thinks it is important to get the message out to Siegelman supporters that the Siegelman family strongly supports the reelection of the President.

I am concerned that headlining my comment about the significance of Judge Fuller's "21 years" statement to the Governor at sentencing, about which Dana had neither knowledge nor comment, may be both off message and counterproductive in relation to getting a prompt pardon. ccc


Justice Integrity Project, Dana Siegelman’s Pardon Petition Drive Prompts Claim of Plot, Andrew Kreig, October 25, 2012, http://www.justice-integrity.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=680:dana-siegelmans-pardon-petition-prompts-claim-of-murder-revenge&catid=44:myblog and http://bit.ly/Y0vJ24 One of the nation’s most notorious judicial assassinations became linked more closely on Oct. 24 with an infamous political prosecution. Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman’s long-ago probe of the 1989 mail bomb that killed Alabama federal judge Robert Vance, Siegelman’s former law partner and mentor, may have prompted long-simmering resentment by suspects who were never indicted. vv

Arnebeck, a co-panelist with her at one of her two lectures at the press club, said his research suggests that Fuller made the remark because he remained angry at Siegelman for the defendant's long-ago suspicion that Robert Smith Vance was murdered in a plot, not simply by a lone assassin, Walter Moody.

 

Arneback is a 1970 graduate of Harvard Law School with extensive litigation experience in sensitive election matters involving intrigue. He said his opinion is that Vance was killed as part of a plot by those involved in Iran-Contra smuggling to discourage close judicial oversight and who hated public officials who were progressive on civil rights issues, such as Vance. Vance was a federal appellate judge when killed. Moody is on death row following his conviction. Wikipedia summarizes his death as follows:

 

Vance was killed at his home in Mountain Brook, Alabama when he opened a package containing a mail bomb. Vance was killed instantly and his wife, Helen, was seriously injured. After an intensive investigation, the federal government charged Walter Leroy Moody, Jr. with the murders of Judge Vance and of Robert E. Robinson, a black civil rights attorney in Savannah, Georgia, who had been killed in a separate explosion. Moody was also charged with mailing bombs that were defused at the Eleventh Circuit's headquarters and at the Jacksonville office of the NAACP.

 

 

 

 

Arnebeck said his opinion was based on evidence developed in the Cristic Institute lawsuit on Iran-Contra, and sources he has developed in Alabama and elsewhere. The Christic Institute, a public interest law firm supported by religious groups, filed a a lawsuit on behalf of victims of the Iran-Contra arms and drug smuggling sanctioned by government officials who were later pardoned or not prosecuted. An increasingly conservative federal judiciary pushed back against the litigants with sanctions. The unsuccessful lawsuit thus not only led to the demise of the Christic Institute, but increased the fear-factor for other public interest litigants on other issues.

 

The death penalty for Moody and other conventional wisdom is based on findings that the bombing was retribution for a previous conviction of Moody's. But, Arnebeck said, Vance had not presided over Moody's case and the other context is relevant.

 

Arnebeck told the McClendon Group audience at the press club the following:

 

Fuller and his father were among those suspected in some circles of being involved in 1980s Iran-contra smuggling. This was via a company now known as Doss Aviation, a federal contracting company that Fuller formerly ran as CEO. As attorney general, Siegelman never filed any charges on the matter.

 

A decade later, in late 2002, Siegelman named a prosecutor, Gary McAliley, who investigated Fuller on separate fraud suspicions without filing charges. I described that investigation of Fuller and its purported result in, Siegelman Deserves New Trial Because of Judge’s ‘Grudge’, Evidence Shows….$300 Million in Bush Military Contracts Awarded to Judge’s Private Company. As a federal judge, Fuller was by far the company's largest shareholder and was enriched by Bush administration contracts totalling $300 million from 2006 to 2009 alone.

 

Fuller has denied bias or other misconduct. The University of Alabama Law School this fall invited both him and former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to lecture on legal ethics. Gonzales had been forced to resign from the Bush administration in 2007 following allegations of misconduct in leading the unprecedented political purge of up to nine of the nation's 93 U.S. attorneys, in large part because many of them declined to bring politically motivated prosecutions against Democrats and voting registrars seeking to increase minority voting.

 

Arnebeck is an Ohio public interest attorney who has closely followed the Siegelman case. He is among those who assert that some of the key players involved in election software fraud also have had access to enough congressional emails to intimidate key Democrats from undertaking thorough oversight of the Siegelman case. All members of congress must raise money, and sometimes have other activities that might withstand exposure.

Formerly a representative of high-ranking Republicans running for office, Arenbeck cooperates frequently on litigation and writing projects with Bob Fitrakis, and author, attorney and professor based in Columbus, Ohio whose recent blog on election topics are excerpted below.think the "on message" news from Dana's talk was her agreement with my suggestion that the same person, i.e. Rove, who was behind the wrongful prosecution of her dad, is behind the attempt, also by fraudulent means, to deny President Obama a second term.

Jill thinks it is important to get the message out to Siegelman supporters that the Siegelman family strongly supports the reelection of the President.

I am concerned that headlining my comment about the significance of Judge Fuller's "21 years" statement to the Governor at sentencing, about which Dana had neither knowledge nor comment, may be both off message and counterproductive in relation to getting a prompt pardon. ccc

 

 

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