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  •  With the R's means of supression, many+ repulsive (1+ / 0-)
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    How can we counter act them? The article below lists seven techniques in use and legal or used and illegal (6, 7) but likely to be used until caught

    1. Voter ID, some sort in 30 states

    2. Voter registration requiring proof of citizenship, documents that can easily cost as much as $100, thus weeding out both legal immigrants and the native-born poor.

    3. targeting nonprofit groups that conduct voter-registration drives  (FL,for ex.)

    4. Closing the polls and limiting number, hours of voter registration office, and early and mail voting.

    5. Purging (FL)

    6. Caging

    7. Robocalls discouraging voting (WI, MD)

    Author omits funny business as state Repubs jamming phones of firefighters offering rides to polls in NH in 2004, for which some underling fell on his sword (but direct line to Rove was suspected, never proved)..

    various republican voter surpression methods

    "Are you bluish? You don't look bluish," attributed to poet Roger Joseph McGough, for the Beatles' Yellow Submarine (1968).

    by BlueStateRedhead on Thu Aug 09, 2012 at 10:52:56 AM PDT

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