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Justice Dept. Whistleblower EXPOSES Voter Suppression

When a vital institution such as the Department of Justice becomes corrupt, is it better to leave or to stay and fight? TYT’s Eric Byler talks to civil rights attorney Joseph Rich, who resigned as Voting Section chief at the U.S. 20 more words

2017

Gerrymandering and the Abuse of Redistricting: Is it imploding? Podcast Episode 14

Is gerrymandering–the abuse of redistricting by the Republicans in red states–imploding? How is it imploding? And what is being done about it! Listen to Lisa Nolan’s latest podcast, Episode 14: Gerrymandering and the Abuse of Redistricting: Is it imploding?  62 more words

Lisa Nolan

The Successful Republican Election Strategy.....Divide and Conquer! Part 2: Voter Suppression.

In Part 1 (Jan. 23, 2017) of this post we discussed how Republicans, using wedge issues like abortion, contraception, immigration, LBGT rights, guns and religion, successfully motivate their voting base to turn out in large enough numbers to make their candidates competitive.   2,555 more words

Politics

Urgent Election Reform

ELECTION REFORM

Elections are the sacred well of democracy. When the waters are poisoned there is nothing left. Without fair and open elections the choices of the people are thwarted and democratic government collapses. 1,231 more words

US Politics

It’s a Small Thing in Relation to Everything Else: Or Is It? by Carol P. Christ

Yesterday morning when I learned about the Open Letter to Attorney General Sessions: Join Us In Selma On the Right Side of History, I paused Joy Reid’s interview with William Barber II in order to search for the petition site. 1,162 more words

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The Nation: Trump’s Justice Department Is No Longer Opposing Texas’s Discriminatory Voter-ID Law

I can’t with this man.

“Ahead of a crucial hearing in federal district court tomorrow, the Trump administration is reversing the Obama administration’s opposition to… 161 more words

Rights

...and what about the Leader's minions?

We’ve seen, and I’ve blogged about, many of the things that Trump has be doing that have dominated the headlines.  But Trump is the President – he’s not “King Donald”.  455 more words