A warning over Dems controlling power of the pen

Thursday, February 15, 2018
 | 
Chad Groening (OneNewsNow.com)

U.S. Capitol 3A longtime conservative and Ohio native is warning that Democrats are attempting to steal his home state and others by overseeing redistricting. 

National Democratic Redistricting Committee, led by former U.S. attorney general Eric Holder, is pouring millions of dollars into state-level elections in 11 states, with Ohio topping the list.

The left-wing group says this year's election cycle is critical to the congressional redistricting process because the winners will participate in drawing Congressional maps for the decade starting in 2021, The Associated Press has reported.

GOP and Dems duking it outKen Blackwell, who has held numerous states offices in Ohio, including state treasurer and secretary of state, says the national influence of the Republican Party "frustrates" Holder and other Democrats.

"And they would do anything. They would change the rules," warns Blackwell, now with the Family Research Council. "They would change the size of the chess board to gain the political position that voters and the normal process has denied them."

One thing this group argues against, says Blackwell, is the old-fashioned method of counting people who are actually physically present.  

"Because at the end of the day," he says, "if they can inflate numbers, if they can manipulate the statistics by algorithms, they think that they can force the issue of who wins and who loses in particular congressional districts."

The bigger concern, he adds, is that he who has the pen in hand gets to draw the congressional maps.  

Consider Supporting Us?

The staff at Onenewsnow.com strives daily to bring you news from a biblical perspective. If you benefit from this platform and want others to know about it please consider a generous gift today.

MAKE A DONATION

Comments

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article - NOT another reader's comments. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSBRIEF

SUBSCRIBE

VOTE IN OUR POLL

Bottom line: What's the REAL reason Democrats' are so adamant about blocking Kavanaugh's confirmation?

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

  Trump wants to rid Justice Department of 'lingering stench'
  Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 24
  Committee gives Kavanaugh accuser more time
  Survivor found inside capsized Tanzania ferry; toll hits 167
GOP, Kavanaugh accuser in standoff over her Senate testimony
Cruz, O'Rourke trade attacks during testy 1st Texas debate
When will it end? Florence's floodwaters rising in Carolinas

LATEST FROM THE WEB

Grassley grants Kavanaugh accuser another extension
UK leader May hits back on Brexit plan; Pound falls
Schumer rallies behind Rosenstein, warns Trump not to fire him
Rosenstein reportedly discussed wearing 'wire,' invoking 25th Amendment against Trump
OH-Sen: Sherrod Brown says he's 'not close' to wanting to run for president in 2020

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day

REASON & COMPANY

NEXT STORY
No longer on defensive, Trump plays offense at CPAC

Donald Trump mean decisiveOne conservative political scientist believes that it will be extraordinarily difficult for Republicans or Democrats to oppose President Donald Trump's initiatives following his speech before a conservative gathering near Washington, D.C.