Democrat Congressional staffer under investigation for voter fraud still collecting paycheck

Politics truly epitomizes poetic justice.

Here you have the smug, self-righteous and all-around detestable perpetual candidate named Joe Garcia whose signature campaign theme in 2012 was that he was not the allegedly corrupt incumbent he was running against.

But now we know that the entire time perpetual candidate Joe Garcia was running around throwing stones at his opponent, he was doing so from his very own glass house.

As the Miami Herald and several others reported late last week, it has become evident that Joe Garcia’s top (and closest) campaign staffers were allegedly engaged in a sophisticated voter fraud operation that involved hacking into the Miami-Dade County Supervisor of Elections internal servers to generate thousands of absentee ballot requests to be used in that 2012 congressional race.

Make no mistake: this is worse than the case surrounding the recent arrests made in connection to the Hialeah absentee ballot fraud scandal. Continue reading

Mayor Michael Pizzi recruits Hialeah “Absentee Ballot Queen” for Miami Lakes council races

My hometown of Miami Lakes is a quiet suburb of Miami in just about every way. Nestled between Hialeah and northwestern unincorporated Miami-Dade County, it’s almost an oasis in the congested metropolitan concrete desert that is South Florida.  With its charming Main Street, canopied roads, and overall small-town feel, it’s hardly the place where one would expect to see the type of dirty, corrupt politics seen just over the canal in Hialeah.

But looks can be deceiving. Continue reading