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If you need any extra shot of inspiration or determination, reports are already coming in from Florida of Republican shenanigans. Long lines, monkey business with ballots, total disrespect for voters of color.

That Republican disrespect for voters of color is racism that runs deep and hard in today's Republican Party. In many ways that racism is the foundation and unifying abomination of today's Republican Party.

The Romney Team think they have an ace up their sleeve because they know they have a plan to steal Florida and Ohio and maybe other states.

Get to the polls and don't let up. We are at this finish line. Let's finish as strong as possible.

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Stewart Acuff is America’s best-known and foremost labor organizer. He is the former organizing Director of the AFL-CIO. Acuff has also written two books: Playing Bigger Than You Are: A Life in Organizing, and Getting America Back to Work, coauthored by Dr. Richard Levins.

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  •  It's not disrespect (2+ / 0-)
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    detroitmechworks, a2nite

    It's hatred mixed with a heaping helping of fear.

    Attention rich bastards, this is real important,
    I thought you might want to know
    That $5,000 suits don't hide your 5¢ souls.

    by ontheleftcoast on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 07:18:36 AM PST

  •  The disrespect and hatred go far beyond the (0+ / 0-)

    voting machines.  It spills over to CEO's and hiring managers, who help to keep black unemployment twice that of whites at all times.  It spills over into the prison industry, which houses a disproportionate number of black men.  It spills over to education, where blacks are twice as likely as any other race to not finish high school.  It spills over into careers, where many blacks, including myself, far strip their white bosses and superiors in education and experience and yet never get ahead.  That is why the private sector job numbers can rise to the moon and black unemployment can still be high.  The government is our best bet for getting a job based on pure qualifications.

    It's not just the polls.

    "If ye were blind, you would be without sin. But you say 'you see'; therefore, your sin remains" Quoted from that despised Socialist Jesus Christ.

    by Carlo408 on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 07:28:21 AM PST

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