Joe the plumber’s privacy invaded by Obama-supporting government worker

Posted by: ST on October 30, 2008 at 9:08 am

in Ohio. Where’s the outrage from The Usual Suspects?

Where’s the condemnation from Obama? You know had this been a McCain supporter using their government position to access the private records of an Obama supporter for political purposes, there would be an immediate demand for McCain to condemn the abuse of power – not just from far left liberals, but from the mainstream mediots as well. We’d hear about it for days on end.

In related news about underhanded tactics from Democrats in Ohio, the Times-Herald Record reports:

NEW PALTZ — Congressman John Hall (D-Dover Plains) fired one of his long-time campaign advisers Tuesday, after learning that she’s embroiled in voter fraud investigations in Ohio.

Amy Little, 49, has been a registered Democrat in New York since 1991, and Ulster County election officials said she voted in the party primary here in February.

But in October, Little registered to vote in Ohio. On her registration paperwork, she indicated she moved from her home at 142 Guilford Schoolhouse Road in New Paltz to a place at 1979 N. 4th St. in Columbus, near Ohio State University.

That Ohio address also doubles as headquarters for a grassroots get-out-the-vote group called Vote Today Ohio. The organization’s pro-Obama Web site says it targets “young people from campus/urban centers” and drives them to early voting sights in Ohio. The group also offers housing to out-of-town members.

Franklin County Board of Elections officials said four people, including Little, registered from Vote Today Ohio’s address in October, just before the state’s deadline. Little requested an absentee ballot, which election officials said she has submitted.

According to Ohio election laws, voters must reside in the state at least 30 days prior to the election and must intend to stay there after November.

What group was ahead of the game on this story? Palestra.net, the group an Obama lawyer recently tried to intimidate into silence.

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  1. This story illustrates the unprecedented transparency that technology is bringing to society. Just as (allegedly) Plumber Joe’s privacy was breached, access logs in Ohio’s information systems show when his data was accessed and from which particular government offices. That’s powerful stuff. Data logs can probably enable a deeper investigation into precisely who made the access and whether it was legal. If people acted illegally, the digital evidence can lead to their punishment. Such transparency represents a big trend in society. More detailed analysis –Ben

  2. Lorica says:

    I hope Joe sues their asses off. A large judgement against the state of Ohio might just teach these idiots a lesson….. Ohhh crud what am I thinking, we are talking about liberal extremists here, who are too stupid to learn a common sense lesson.

    A few years ago a friend of mine was arrested in Cook County, Chicago, due to a 2 year old warrant for his arrest in Missouri. Later it was found out that the court officer purposely falsified that record due to her own laziness and Cook County arrested an innocent man, he took the state of MO to court. Needless to say they settled out of court, and he is now a millionaire…. but considering what he went thru in Chicago, it wasn’t worth the pain and suffering. – Lorica