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This weekend, as we reflect on the 50th anniversary of the fatal bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, we are tasked to look at our own times and our own role in the ...
by MalcolmGraham
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Sep 15, 2013 at 07:03 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South ...
by Clio2
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Sep 04, 2013 at 02:57 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
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by BrianMcFadden
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Aug 21, 2013 at 02:50 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
SHELBY COUNTY v. HOLDER GINSBURG, J., dissenting [Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Voting Rights Act decision] 6/25/2013 -- Justice Breyer, Justice Sotomayor, Justice Kagan, join, dissenting ...
by jamess
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jun 25, 2013 at 09:13 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Most now know that the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) wrote the Prison Industries Act in 1995 and that legislation is now being used in Nevada and elsewhere to promote allowing ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 05:35 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
- Other Business owners complain of unfair competition - When researching material for the Study of Nevada’s Prison Industry Program (released in January), I discovered that in addition to ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 03:32 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Remember Colin Small ? He is the employee of Nathan Sproul's GOP-connected company which has been accused of multiple episodes of voter suppression. Back in October Small was caught tossing ...
by BRog
Comment Count 47 comments on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 02:40 PM PDT with 156 Recommends
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by BrianMcFadden
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 02:50 PM PST with 36 Recommends
President Obama has indicated support for pursuing election reform in his second term. He went as far as mentioning it in two major speeches. On election night he said, "I want to thank every ...
by WiseFather
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri Feb 01, 2013 at 10:46 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Reposted from VLTP and DK diary last week ... ________________________________________ Diarist Note - We at DL's Abolish ALEC group have been writing about this subject for more than a year now and ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 10:51 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Reposted from VLTP.net ... ________________________________________ Diarist Note - We at DL's Abolish ALEC group have been writing about this subject for more than a year now and just recently our ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 03:21 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Fixing Democracy : At the Brennan Center for Justice, Erik Opsal has written an essay that includes three prescriptions for improving governance: modernize voter registration, ditch the filibuster ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 58 comments on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 08:00 AM PST with 42 Recommends
The race to represent CD-2, my new district this year, has not been resolved thanks to a close race and a whole lot of as-yet uncounted ballots, many of them provisional. The state created this mess ...
by tytalus
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 12:57 PM PST with 14 Recommends
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by BrianMcFadden
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Nov 14, 2012 at 02:53 PM PST with 37 Recommends
A discussion which was Outstanding , by the way. Informative and engaging, as per usual, with host Chis Hayes. US Voting System Outdated, Overwhelmed Up with Chris Hayes -- Nov 10, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 08:06 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Remarks by the President on Election Night McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois -- November 07, 2012, 12:38 A.M. CST For Immediate Release -- whitehouse.gov [... President Barack Obama:] I want to ...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 12:58 PM PST with 19 Recommends
I will just add these as they come in. @ barackobama For the first time since I started voting when I was 18, which was 12 yrs ago, I just found out I was kicked off the system. — ☆Samantha ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 04:45 AM PST with 19 Recommends
An easy way to help out....
by blacksnake
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 10:00 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Hat Tip to CJ at LGF Andrew Cohen has a story up on The Atlantic talking about a late game change by the GOP in a rather blatant attempt to supress the vote in Ohio: COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Voter ...
by KiTA
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Nov 04, 2012 at 11:15 AM PST with 34 Recommends
It’s called “Corporatocracy” and as I’ve written ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 03:00 PM PDT with 4 Recommends