August222014

GOP Calls Ferguson Voter Registration Drive ‘Disgusting’; Terrified Community Will Start Voting

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GOP Calls Ferguson Voter Registration Drive ‘Disgusting’; Terrified Community Will Start Voting

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The executive director of Missouri’s Republican party could barely contain his rage when he learned that one of the facets of recent protests in Ferguson has been a voter registration drive. His reaction betrays a sense of entitlement that comes from living in an age of political apathy: citizens shouldn’t be allowed to vote for change when they see injustice in the world, that isn’t “fair.”…

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August92014

iammyfather:

mediamattersforamerica:

Chances of getting struck by lightning in one year: 1 in 700,000.

Instances of voting fraud since 2000: 31 in 1,000,000,000.

How are conservatives going to justify blatant voter suppression now?

Does anyone honestly think the facts are going to change the Conservatives mind?  They haven’t yet.

August72014
9AM
dailykos:


49 years ago today, the United States of America took a step towards realizing our greatest dream.
But the war on voting continues. FULL STORY: http://bit.ly/1qXbTXL

dailykos:

49 years ago today, the United States of America took a step towards realizing our greatest dream.

But the war on voting continues. FULL STORY: http://bit.ly/1qXbTXL

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July182014
cartoonpolitics:

The aim of controversial new ‘voter ID laws’ in Republican states is to suppress the Democrat vote under the guise of addressing a non-problem of ‘voter-fraud’. Florida Republican politician Don Yelton said .. "If it hurts a bunch of lazy blacks so be it ..  the law is going to kick the Democrats in the butt.”  Mike Turzai,  a leading Republican politician in Pennsylvania, said in 2012 .. “Voter ID, which is gonna allow Governor Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania, done,”  ..  (more about the ACLU fight against voter suppression)

cartoonpolitics:

The aim of controversial new ‘voter ID laws’ in Republican states is to suppress the Democrat vote under the guise of addressing a non-problem of ‘voter-fraud’. Florida Republican politician Don Yelton said .. "If it hurts a bunch of lazy blacks so be it ..  the law is going to kick the Democrats in the butt.”  Mike Turzai,  a leading Republican politician in Pennsylvania, said in 2012 .. “Voter ID, which is gonna allow Governor Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania, done,”  ..  (more about the ACLU fight against voter suppression)

(Source: editorialcartoonists.com, via modern-politics111)

July142014
cartoonpolitics:

A new study suggests “discriminatory intent underlies legislative support for voter identification laws.” .. (more here) .. also (good background here)

cartoonpolitics:

A new study suggests “discriminatory intent underlies legislative support for voter identification laws.” .. (more here) .. also (good background here)

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