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On Monday I saw a really interesting story coming out of Harrisonburg on Facebook:
"I just saw a guy throw a bag of trash in my cardboard dumpster and speed off. I went to get the bag and throw it in the trash dumpster. In the bag was a folder containing FILLED OUT VIRGINIA VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS!! I called the Harrisonburg Registrars office and they sent the police who said they really didn't know what to do in a case like this because its never happened before. The police took the forms and left. I'm really concerned because today is the last day in Virginia to register to vote and if these forms are tied up while trying to figure out what to do, will these people be allowed to vote??? I'm tagging you Lowell since I thought you might want to follow up on this. I spoke with Debbie at the Harrisonburg office and police spoke with Doug at the Rockingham county registrars office"
The preliminary investigation points to the local, Orwellian named, GOP "Victory Office":
The car that drove up was a black Toyota Camry with Pennsylvania license plates. Who would be in the Valley from Pennsylvania and have a bunch of completed voter registration forms that they wanted to destroy?
Once this story hit Facebook, a number of people pointed out to the person who witnessed this crime that the state GOP "Victory Office" was just a couple blocks away. Yesterday afternoon, guess what car was parked in front of the office?
Yep, a black Toyota Camry from Pennsylvania.
Fair use limit had been reached, so I encourage all to visit the link to get the full story.
If it is possible, everyone should check your voter registration to make sure everything is fine.
The level of treachery and deceipt being deployed by Romey and the GOP appear to be unparalleled.
3:21 PM PT: Check to see if you are registered to vote:
7:54 PM PT: Well in a shocking turn in this story, it ends up that Strategic Allied Consulting is somehow involved in this. Who would have thought that such an upstanding organization, with their ties to all-time good guy Karl Rove, could be involved with trying to stop people from voting. I'm shocked.