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A Little (Accidental) Republican Transparency

Republican transparency. Just like the Benghazi “investigations,” it was already obvious that the motivation was purely political.

Everyone knew that all the false outrage over “voter fraud” from early voting, no requirement for government iissued IDs, and automatic voter registration was really just an attempt to stop the poor and minorities in disadvantaged communities from voting. 55 more words

U.S. Politics

Why needing ID to buy alcohol is not like needing ID to vote

By Matthew E. Milliken
MEMwrites.wordpress.com
Aug. 23, 2016

Over a two-week stretch in late July, six courts handed down decisions suspending parts of restrictive voting rules in five states. 629 more words

Politics

Why Don't White People Get It?

The other day on CNN, during one of those now-familiar pointless conversations by a so-called “distinguished panel,” one of the speakers, a Trump supporter, blurted out, “Why does race have to be injected into everything? 949 more words

The Party of Lincoln

“I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so.”Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1861. 505 more words

Enigma In Black

Governor McAuliffe’s Restoration of Rights Policy

Governor McAuliffe’s Restoration of Rights Policy

August 22, 2016

Restoring the rights of individuals who have served their time and reentered society is the right thing to do. 1,204 more words

Virginia

President Obama Gets It, Do You?

First published Dec. 23, 2015 |Updated August 17, 2016 | Re-published August 20, 2016

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THE HIDALGO TREATY’S SANCTUARY CITIES

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed by the United States and Mexico in 1848, ending the war between the two nations. 2,959 more words

Genius

Are NC Republicans Using Voter Suppression To Steal 2016 Presidential Election?

North Carolina Republicans are doing just about any and everything to suppress the African-American vote, says NewsOne Now host, Roland Martin.

Just days after courts restored a week of early voting, Republicans are now drastically cutting early-voting hours. 485 more words

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