Representative government is all well and good as long as it is truly representative, but what if it isn’t? What if there is a lack of choice at the polls? 176 more words
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MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) – A grand jury that convened to examine problems with Florida absentee-ballot voting made 23 recommendations designed to tighten regulations.
The final report issued by the group concluded Florida should reinstate a requirement that someone witness an absentee voter’s ballot signature, and Miami-Dade County should work closely with assisted-living facilities in order to prevent voter fraud. 474 more words
I look around and I am absolutely struck, daily, at the hate and prejudice that surround me. All I have to do is log into my FaceBook account to get a full view of what is going on in the world today, as well as a trip through history, thanks to friends who post these wonderful articles and photos to keep us all thinking. 636 more words
The following is a list of just a few of the things where a photo-ID is required: airline travel, bank loans of any kind, buying alcohol, buying cigarettes, applying for welfare, applying for food stamps, cashing a check, purchasing a firearm, making a large credit-card purchase, opening a bank account, renting an apartment/home and getting a marriage license. 291 more words