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Threats to Democracy

We tend to think of democracy as an inevitability. Indeed, Violet Brown, the current oldest person alive, was born in 1900, 124 years after the establishment of democracy in the US. 1,365 more words

Culture

BlueWave Interview: Pam Rickel

This week our BlueWave Interview is with Pam Rickel in Texas. Want to know how fired up Democrats in Texas are? Pam, for one, has taken “getting involved” to a whole new level! 1,213 more words

Interviews

Ridding Your State of Crosscheck

The Interstate Crosscheck System, known as Crosscheck, is a program some states have been using to “clean up” their rolls of registered voters. The problem is, Crosscheck has proven to be wildly inaccurate and so voters who should still be registered get kicked off. 284 more words

Featured

Dying to Vote

Feb. 5, 2018  By Jack Jodell, American Dissident, N.M.P. (in association with the gifted writer BURR DEMING, who created and still posts over at the brilliant blog site FAIR AND UNBALANCED.COM – see my Blogroll at the lower right hand column of this page). 355 more words

Politics

Scott Walker is literally preventing Wisconsinites from voting

The governor is refusing to call special elections to fill two vacant legislative seats, at the same time as his Republican allies in the legislature attack the state’s nonpartisan oversight of elections. > The Nation

How the GOP rigs elections

With combination of gerrymandering, voter-ID laws, and boatloads of dark money, Republicans have tipped political scales. Will it be enough to keep Democrats from claiming victory in 2018? > Rolling Stone

The Price of Freedom Isn't Free

“The price of freedom isn’t free.” That’s a saying that ex-service people are fond of using, especially when they are in a more-righteous-than-thou mood. I’m grateful to those who have served, but more than a little put off by this, as in the former client who had an American flag the size of a tennis court in his office. 1,125 more words

K.D. Keenan