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Unlike Mack, Scott welcomes independent election observers

On this, U.S. Rep. Connie Mack has out-tea partied Gov. Rick Scott.

Mack, who hopes to unseat U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, slammed the United Nations yesterday, suggesting the group be "kicked off U.S. soil" and "defunded"after a UN-registered NGO announced it would send 44 independent observers to oversee U.S elections and prevent election fraud.

But Gov. Rick Scott's view is more moderate, even welcoming.

"Sure, anybody that wants to come and look at how we do our elections..I think what they're going to see is we take our elections very seriously," he said Tuesday. "We want people to vote, and they have a right to vote, and (observers) are going to see we're going to have honest fair elections."

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe plans to monitor polls around the country at the request of the NAACP, ACLU and other groups concerned about the disenfranchisement of minorities and other voters.

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Sara Goodman

Where are the NAACP and ACLU regarding the letters sent out to voters (primarily republican) allegedly from Supervisors of Elections in 18 counties, that question the voters validity to vote in the elections? Talk about voter suppression! Oh, but that wouldn't help their cause, would it?!

SuziSaul

I suggest EVERYONE read up on the voting laws so your vote cannot be impeded! Fraud is going on in early voting places...BE AWARE and check check double check your entries on electronic machines! If you get a print out of your vote, CHECK IT.

GREENSBORO, N.C. –voters complained that their electronic ballot machine cast the wrong vote. All the complaints were made by people who voted at the Bur-Mil Park polling location. One of the voters, Sher Coromalis, says she cast her ballot for Governor Mitt Romney, but every time she entered her vote the machine defaulted to President Obama. STORY UPDATE: Similar problems reported in Jamestown and Pleasant Garden.

This is no joke, people. People are threatening many things, including riots and murder of Romney. Obama encourages non-peaceful protest, making hate-speech against those of us with any property. "I don't know if you've noticed, but rich people are all for nonviolence. Why wouldn't they be? They've got what they want. They want to make sure folks don't take their stuff. The philosophy of nonviolence only makes sense if the powerful can be made to recognize themselves in the powerless. It only makes sense if the powerless can be made to recognize themselves in the powerful."

He has started a civilian force as promised, along with a FEMA youth corps.

"We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded."

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