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What motivates Texas' voter ID law? Supreme Court Justice says -- racism

As one might expect, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had no difficulty putting her finger on the point of Texas’ voter ID law: it’s openly racist.

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From the Right Wing Nutjobs: a Perspective on Voter ID Laws

So if you like totally absurd spoofs of Fox News nonsense, here’s a link to an article from Feivelsguide.com in which the writer purports to show that Voter ID Laws are not racist.  37 more words

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Supreme Court allows Texas voter ID law civil rights leader calls 'affront to our democracy'

Texas election officials can go ahead and enforce a controversial voter identification law opposed by the Obama administration and civil rights groups, the U.S. Supreme Court said early Saturday. 607 more words


OxFam joins in Disinfo: Ebola is 'disaster of our generation' says aid agency

October 18, 2014

Obama warns against Ebola “hysteria”

London (AFP) – Aid agency Oxfam said Ebolacould become the “definitive humanitarian disaster of our generation”, as US President Barack Obama urged against “hysteria” in the face of the growing crisis. 934 more words


Justices Allow Texas Use Of New Voter ID Law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election.

A majority of the justices rejected an emergency request from the Justice Department and civil rights groups to prohibit the state from requiring voters to produce certain forms of photo identification in order to cast ballots. 580 more words


Justices balk at last-minute voting changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has allowed Texas to use its strict voter ID law in the November election even after a federal judge said the law was the equivalent of a poll tax and threatened to deprive many blacks and Latinos of the right to vote this year. 822 more words

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