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I'm going to need to see ID for that tuna there Since being terrible is a part of the Republican platform these days, Wisconsin's Republican lawmakers would be remiss in their duty to the dark lord ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 10:37 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
With the Supreme Court refusing to take the case challenging Wisconsin voter photo ID, it is time for progressives to move on. The Democratic Party establishment is raking in cash right now. We ...
by bfuentes
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 07:22 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Like other GOP-led states , Ohio is wasting no time putting up hurdles and confusing roadblocks, to what used to be our customary and necessary duty. Ohio is building NEW roadblocks to Voting . You ...
by jamess
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Nov 01, 2014 at 10:52 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
I confess to sometimes being less than happy with Democrats, and sometimes outright angry with policies and half-measures they have taken. Specifically, I am disappointed with Barack Obama's ...
by alswearingen
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Nov 01, 2014 at 05:33 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Rather than run on his Record and Reputation -- as shredded and tattered as those may be -- Christie is promoting a little Election 'insurance plan', one he is hoping will help all of the GOP. ...
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Oct 25, 2014 at 11:18 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Well, straight Democratic ticket for starters, ok? You can always go through and click back off any specific pol who you find particularly offensive and vote for someone else or nobody in that race, ...
by mskitty
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2014 at 05:43 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
Cross-posted at MN Progressive Project During Friday's debate of secretary of state candidates on Almanac, Dan Severson repeated his his idea of an express lane for voters showing photo ID. Such ...
by ericf
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 08:46 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Courtesy of the latest Supreme Court ruling -- and the mind-numbing Bureaucracy known as VoteTexas.gov. Welcome to the Machine ... Required Identification for Voting in Person -- votetexas.gov [...
by jamess
Comment Count 57 comments on Sat Oct 18, 2014 at 08:13 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
Cross-posted at MN Progressive Project . The Minnesota secretary of state race seems to be a tie between a Democrat who has written much of our election law and has been a champion of expanding ...
by ericf
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Oct 18, 2014 at 02:14 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Here's to hoping Justice Ginsburg doesn't quit her day-job anytime soon, that of being the voice of reason and common sense, on an otherwise conservative-tilting institution. Ruth Bader Ginsburg ...
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Oct 18, 2014 at 11:35 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
And what's worse -- that Lower Voter Turnout disproportionately impacts "younger and African-American voters." GAO report: Voter ID laws stunted turnout by Ben Kamisar, thehill.com -- October 08, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Oct 14, 2014 at 07:19 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
I was just watching Fox News, as part of my weekly reconnaissance chores, and they were touting the latest Gallup poll results, as "good news" for Republican Candidates. According to the Fox ...
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Oct 11, 2014 at 01:03 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Cross-posted at MN Progressive Project , and edited for a national audience. Democrats still sometimes ignore elections or secretaries of state (SOS), despite Florida 2000 and Ohio 2004. If you don'...
by ericf
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Sep 06, 2014 at 09:52 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
In another installment of a three-year legal battle, a test of the Department of Justice's new approach to fighting what it views as discriminatory voting laws began in a federal district court in ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 12:06 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
Hat-tip to poster YeaYouRite for suggesting a simple but profoundly powerful idea: 2. If Republicans are going to pass voter ID laws, why aren't blue-state Democrats passing laws to automatically ...
by jamess
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Jul 06, 2014 at 07:22 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
VoteRiders' News Roundup includes the story of senior citizens from Alabama who were denied their right to vote last week, along with three older adults in Texas for whom voter ID created an almost ...
by VoteRiders
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 07:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Scott Honour is a candidate in the Minnesota GOP gubernatorial primary. Candidates for governor and lt. governor run on the same line, like president and VP, and the gubernatorial candidates get to ...
by ericf
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 07:57 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
by Kathleen Unger and Steven ...
by VoteRiders
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Mar 26, 2014 at 07:05 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Then "the News" might look and sound something liked this ... The Newsroom -- Tea Party is the American Taliban Link to Video For a fictional show (based on actual events), this is the truest ...
by jamess
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Nov 09, 2013 at 08:22 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Question : if the State of Texas changes their "rules" for proving you are, who your Voter Registration says you are, right before an Election -- is that fair? Is that Democratic? Or is it just ...
by jamess
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 25, 2013 at 12:48 PM PDT with 24 Recommends