Texas threatens to arrest international monitors sent to watch US election

Discussion in 'Politics & Religion' started by mutluit, Oct 27, 2012.

  1. mutluit

    mutluit

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    Texas threatens to arrest international monitors sent to watch US election:

    A handful of international election monitors have touched down in the US to swing by polling places next month when voters cast ballots for the president, but officials in the state of Texas have issued them a warning: you’re not welcome.

    State Attorney General Greg Abbott has sent a scathing letter to the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe, threatening to arrest any of the election auditors that have been dispatched to America to ensure that voters won’t be disenfranchised, discriminated against or intimidated when they take to the polls on November 6.
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    http://rt.com/usa/news/texas-osce-election-abbott-231/

    Oh boy, that's like in a banana republic... :)
     
  2. "Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe"

    Oh boy....
     
  3. maxpi

    maxpi

    Texas is a banana republic? Very enlightened policies actually.. loser pays policies with regard to lawsuits, best state for business, etc... if that's a banana republic then peel me one...