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Now that John Roberts and his activist gang of tools have gutted the Voting Rights Act—because, hey, it's not 1960 and racism and discrimination no longer exist in America—what are the odds that Congress will address the second coming of Jim Crow? According to some Republicans, think end times:
Senior Republican aides in both chambers said dealing with the Voting Rights Act is unlikely anytime soon. Asked what’s more likely, the voting rights act being addressed by Congress this year or next, or the start of the end times, one House Republican aide said simply “the latter,” while a colleague quipped “Likeliest: Al Sharpton and Jesse Helms press conference to outline new Voting Rights Act.”
So, what are the odds that Mr. Quipster is white and has never waited in lines for hours to vote before being asked for ID? About a million times more likely than today's travesty being fixed.

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Originally posted to Barbara Morrill on Tue Jun 25, 2013 at 12:02 PM PDT.

Also republished by Black Kos community and Daily Kos.

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