HOUSTON, TX- True the Vote, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the integrity of American elections led by President Catherine Engelbrecht, kicked off its Second Annual True the Vote National Summit Friday evening in Houston, Texas.
The sold out event features some of the biggest names and on the bipartisan issue of voter fraud including author John Fund, Fox News Contributor Pat Caddell, ACORN whistleblower Anita MonCrief, Author and DOJ whistleblower J. Christian Adams, filmmaker Steve Bannon and more.
Attendees at the summit, most of whom only recently jumped into the political arena, will learn about the latest research findings, legislative updates and training methods used by citizens across the country to strengthen and return integrity to the election process.
Some notable quotes of the night:
ACORN Whistleblower Anita Moncrief:
“ACORN created a climate and a culture of fraud, no matter where they were trained.”
“They would hire ex-crack heads and ex-cons, people with low moral character so it was easy to throw them under the bus. “
“We weren’t fighting to end poverty, the money was in the fight, as long as they were saying they were trying to end poverty, they were getting money.”
“In 2006 we had what I like to call the meeting that changed everything,” she said. “We were planning what I like to call ACORN’s socialist wish list.”
“If we’re cheating, are we really winning?” MonCrief said to herself before exposing ACORN corruption.
“Our country is under attack from the inside, the DOJ has gone wild.”
“Our Department of Justice is no longer working for the American people, they’re working against us.”
“They’re not going to go down quietly, they are going to go down kicking and screaming. This is our year, I am honored to be with you guys tonight.”
Senior Legal Fellow at the Heritage Foundation Hans Von Spakovsky:
“Unfortunately, the United States has a long history of voter fraud that has been documented by historians and journalists,” Quoting Liberal Justice John Paul Stevens.
“In the United States if you don’t want a photo I.D. you’ve got to take yourself off the grid,” adding that you need it for pretty much everything.
“Every state that has passed a voter I.D. law has put in a provisions that says if you don’t have one, you can get one for free.”
“It is fundamental to our other liberties that we have fair and clean elections.”
“Is it sad that the leadership of one political party wants to make it easier to steal elections? I think it is.”
Former Alabama Congressman Artur Davis:
“This is not a billy club,” “This is not a fire hose,” “This is not Jim Crow, though some people say it is.” (all said while holding up his driver’s license.)
“How is it that this tiny [I.D] little thing that I can hold in my hand is causing such a stir?”
“Rights don’t mean that you don’t have responsibilities, you’re not auto-enrolled to vote.”
“Where is this notion that if I have a right that I don’t have to be bothered with responsibility?”
“We have to be one country, but the way you become one country is you stop acting like a country that’s divided into different buckets and baskets of people.”
Fox News Contributor Pat Caddell:
“Each stolen election is a bullet at the heart of what this country is about.”
“Support of the voter I.D. law, it’s called common sense.”
“We are talking about the demise of our democracy and it is slow motion suicide.”
On Attorney General Eric Holder:
“Eric Holder has turned the Justice Department on its head.”
“I can’t believe nobody has stood up and called for him [Eric Holder] to be impeached.”
On George Soros:
“He means to make America something it is not.”
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