There was a bewildering amount of news out there for an extended Fourth of July weekend, what with the Republicans’ health care reform efforts stalling and all the “tweeting” about other things about by the president, but it was the story about the newly created voter fraud commission that caught our eye. 1,188 more words
Just imagine the kind of society where this report was not necessary. But what is done is done.
Let’s now imagine a society where, having acknowledged its wrongs and flaws, actually took the report seriously, and went directly to work with the best of human resources and capital focused on fairness and justice, something like the Marshall Plan. 91 more words
Why do two states in America allow felons to vote while in prison? The two states are Maine and Vermont. According to a 2014 Washington Times online news article, felony disenfranchisement laws prohibit just over six million Americans from voting in general elections… 464 more words