Former PA Congressman Sentenced to Prison for Election Fraud

 

Michael “Ozzie” Myers was sentenced to 30 months in prison for election fraud.  Myers served less than one year in Congress, before he was expelled in 1980, in the ABSCAM scandal. He was the first congressman expelled from Congress since the Civil War.  Three guesses, and the first two don’t count, as to which political party Myers belongs to. Of course, he’s a Democrat.

Here’s the article in The Epoch Times today.  The current ballot-box-stuffing operation was actually pretty complex, with many fraudsters collaborating on it.  The article has a good description of his wrongdoing back in the 1970s, too.  This guy was evidently a practiced election rigger.

For example, former U.S. Rep. Michael “Ozzie” Myers, a Pennsylvania Democrat, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to deprive voters of civil rights, bribery, obstruction of justice, falsification of voting records, conspiring to illegally vote in a federal election, and orchestrating schemes to fraudulently stuff ballot boxes for specific Democrat candidates in Pennsylvania elections held from 2014 to 2018.

They just can’t help themselves — they think they are so entitled to rule that they will do anything and everything to ensure their victory, up to and including lawbreaking.

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  1. Fritz Coolidge
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    Except for having been caught repeatedly, this guy was almost good enough at this election fraud stuff, he could have set up a consultancy.

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  2. The Widow Patterson Member
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    Oh, good old Ozzie, one of the stars of Abscam, the real-life American Hustle, whose words have been immortalized: “In business money talks and [REDACTED] walks.”.

     

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  3. RushBabe49 Thatcher
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    And it’s interesting that he pleaded guilty both times.  He had gotten the results he wanted, the right guys were elected, and he was happy to spend time on the public dime in prison.

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  4. Fritz Coolidge
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    RushBabe49 (View Comment):

    And it’s interesting that he pleaded guilty both times. He had gotten the results he wanted, the right guys were elected, and he was happy to spend time on the public dime in prison.

    Whatta guy!

      -Dems

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  5. Old Bathos Moderator
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    Now that they caught that one guy who has been cheating we can all relax now that all Philadelphia elections will be totally honest from now on.

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  6. kedavis Coolidge
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    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    Now that they caught that one guy who has been cheating we can all relax now that all Philadelphia elections will be totally honest from now on.

    Now they just have to catch all of those one guys for every other city…

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