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Here's A Perfect Example Of Why Rand Paul Will NEVER Win The Republican Presidential Nomination

The transformation (sell-out) of Rand Paul continues as he gears up for 2016

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) criticized his own party on Thursday for supposedly making it tough for minorities to vote. 360 more words

2016 Election

I'VE BEEN CENSORED

Yesterday (9/17/2014) our local paper ran an op-ed article by Ashley Spillane, “prez” of an organization called Rock the Vote.   http://www.rockthevote.com/about-us/.  The piece was a regurgitation of her standard rant against voter ID laws that gets published in local papers all across our fair land.   329 more words

Study Estimates 24,000 Transgender People Will Be Disenfranchised By Voter ID

Certainly, most of us have heard about the controversy regarding voter ID laws, growing like weeds, in many states around the country.  Designed mainly by republicans, thru redistricting, to reduce the number of likely democratic voters.  204 more words

Blogs

The Modern-Day Poll Tax

I know. It is mighty bold of me to compare voter ID laws to the poll taxes of the 19th century, but they essentially serve the same purpose: to disenfranchise millions of voters. 221 more words

Voter ID: How Can the U.S. Supreme Court Be Wrong?

The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has decided that Wisconsin’s voter ID law is no great burden after all, and therefore the ID law couldn’t possibly be unconstitutional since Wisconsin’s Supreme Court and the state have come up with ways to make obtaining and paying for proof of who you are a lot easier, so they say. 554 more words

Politics

Consequences of shrinking government

The great state of Alabama, my home state, seems to have a major problem on their hands.  They were one of many Republican controlled states that passed Voter ID laws, and their law went into effect for the June 3, 2014 primary.  654 more words

Politics

Ferguson isn’t about black rage against cops. It’s white rage against progress

When we look back on what happened in Ferguson, Mo., during the summer of 2014, it will be easy to think of it as yet one more episode of black rage ignited by yet another police killing of an unarmed African American male. 1,368 more words

Human Rights