Vote at your own risk from now on. Remember back on election day, November 4th, ih Philadelphia, PA when the Black Panthers, uniformed, baton swinging thugs intimidating voters at a polling place in Philadelphia and hurling racial threats and insults at both black and white voters? Electionjournal.Org has more:
After investigating the incident, and before the change in Administrations, the Civil Rights Division of DOJ filed a complaint against the New Black Panther Party and several of its members for violations of Section 11(b) of the Voting Rights Act. That Section prohibits any “attempt to intimidate, threaten, or coerce” any voter and those aiding voters.
Neither the New Black Panther Party nor its members responded to the complaint. As a result, the federal district court ordered the Division to file a motion for a default judgment against the Party and its members. When a defendant doesn’t respond to a lawsuit, this is what happens. By this time, however, the new Administration had taken charge. Instead of filing for a default judgment against the Party and its members, the Division VOLUNTARILY moved to dismiss the charges against the Black Panther Party and two of its members.
In other words, the Division voluntarily dismissed an uncontentested lawsuit against an individual who, by the terms of its own complaint, had “made statements containing racial threats and racial insults at both black and white individuals” and who “made menacing and intimidating gestures, statements, and movements directed at individuals who were present to aid voters.” One member, Jerry Jackson, is an elected member of the Philadelphia Democratic Committee and was a credentialed poll watcher. (See Jerry in an interview with FoxNews here).
Bobby Rush should be proud.
Michelle Malkin has obtained and posted the full affidavit (PDF) of one of the eyewitnesses to the NBPP’s thuggery. Bartle Bull was a civil rights lawyer and activist in the 1960s. You can download the full affidavit
Here’s a quote: “You are about to be ruled by the black man, cracker.”