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It used to be a given, a basic right of citizenship. These days when you ask the question: Am I ready and able to Vote? The answer may be: It Depends. Depends on where you live. Why New ...
by jamess
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 08:24 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
It is another 'this is not much of a Diary' post, I just wanted to give anyone at the Daily Kos Community who may be insterested in continuing to be aware of these injustices or maybe get more ...
by Tranny
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 07:47 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Pennsylvania's readiness to implement voter ID law questioned by Clara Ritger, Inquirer Staff Writer, philly.com -- Jul 28, 2012 Concerns were raised Friday in Commonwealth Court that voters, poll ...
by jamess
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jul 28, 2012 at 08:01 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Aurora, Colorado was, for some 26 years, my home. I raised three children there. We regularly went to the very same Cinema that has now become a sad symbol of life in America. I knew, personally (so ...
by Bud Fields
Comment Count 89 comments on Tue Jul 24, 2012 at 05:51 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
It used to be a given, a basic right of citizenship. These days when you ask that question: Am I Ready to Vote? the answer may be: It Depends. Why New Photo ID Laws Mean Some Won't Vote by ...
by jamess
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun Jul 15, 2012 at 09:08 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
On this date, there were several important decisions by the Supreme Court of the United States. There were several votes in the House of Representatives. That is a very, very busy news day. But, ...
by Bud Fields
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jun 28, 2012 at 10:31 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The jury came back with 45-52 counts adjured " Guilty ". I have some pretty strong opinions about this entire event. Many readers may not find them palatable. I could not possibly give less of a rip ...
by Bud Fields
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Jun 26, 2012 at 03:54 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
The fourteen present episodes of " Progressive Politics:Tennessee Style ", or PPTS , have dealt with the initiation of a new voice for Southern Progressives. Our beginning segments gave us some ...
by Bud Fields
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jun 25, 2012 at 08:48 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Governor Rick Scott has declared victory in the Voter Purge Debate . Case Closed. Because he has allegedly found : [...] we found 100 people that are not entitled to vote. They’re non US ...
by jamess
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Jun 13, 2012 at 06:25 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Fabricating a 50% "success rate" -- Governor Rick Scott has declared the Voter Purge Debate -- is dead . By some sort of GOP self-righteous fiat it seems ... Gov. Rick Scott : 'Debate is over;' ...
by jamess
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 07:40 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Search your memory banks back a few years, when secrecy surrounded the Koch Summit in Vail Colorado -- Quick who was in attendance? ... trying not to be noticed? Afterall, he was a new Governor in ...
by jamess
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 05:19 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
This Sunday, June 10th, 2012 will mark the beginning of a series of investigations surrounding what I believe is not only a natural evolution to our previous six-part series on The American ...
by Bud Fields
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Jun 09, 2012 at 02:40 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Our Democracy requires the participation of informed citizens. How do citizens become competent to become active in government, working to create a better country for their neighbors? Education at ...
by David Satterlee
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jun 01, 2012 at 09:00 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
On our last show , we discussed the debate between those who would bolster our public education system, and those who would seek to completely replace it with private, charter, home schooling (and ...
by Bud Fields
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun May 20, 2012 at 10:03 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I was born in a community snugly nestled deep within the Appalachian Mountains of Southeastern Kentucky, in the county of Perry, City of Hazard on Saturday, December 31st, 1955. I was, for the most ...
by Bud Fields
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 08, 2012 at 07:55 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
In the continuing series of investigations of The American Legislative Exchange Council ( ALEC ), we will look at the relationship between the organization and a seeming war on public education in ...
by Bud Fields
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat May 05, 2012 at 04:29 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
And so it begins ... Former Congressman Lincoln Davis Turned Away from Voting Humphrey on the Hill , knoxnews.com -- March 6, 2012 Former Congressman Lincoln Davis says he was denied the right to ...
by jamess
Comment Count 61 comments on Thu Mar 08, 2012 at 07:29 PM PST with 67 Recommends
Or so this conservative author is proposing with his latest trial balloon, linking the two activities: the Right to Voting and receiving Government assistance. Food stamp 'reform' by Steve Benen, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu Mar 01, 2012 at 04:20 AM PST with 35 Recommends
How come it seems that every time someone comes along with an anti-Obama administration story to tell it never pans out? What I mean by that is, why do the president’s most fervent critics lack ...
by HighUpside
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Feb 20, 2012 at 07:17 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Who cares what this Grandma thinks ...? Answer: We all should ... link to video rough transcript: Mary Lou Hill is 94 years old. She was born before women got the right to vote and she's ...
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Feb 18, 2012 at 11:29 AM PST with 36 Recommends