Image Credit: WPSD-TV The IRS Scandal Is Improper And Illegal Political Competition Democrats, who are famous for making a bunch of noise about Fairness, Equal Access, Voter Suppression, and Racial Discrimination... read more
This week in the war on voting is a joint project of Joan McCarter and Meteor Blades. • North Carolina 'ground zero' in fight against voter suppression: • Democrats introduce bill to reform and reauthorize the Election Assistance Commission: The EAC was created in the aftermath of the disastrous elections of 2000 as part of the Help America Vote Act. Show More Summary
Hunter Walker reports on what one election law expert calls "the most blatant and shameful" voter suppression effort Ohio has yet seen....
We talked about how Louisiana is a school reform success story, earning a high grade from both reform industry insider Michelle Rhee and the voter suppression law lobby-shop, ALEC. We also talked about this innovative reform industry plan for Excellence in Profiteering. Show More Summary
The right-wing is screaming at Eric Holder to investigate potential civil rights' violations by IRS officials. He should take them up on their entreaties, and raise the ante by investigating all the voter suppression and intimidation during the 2012 election.
Following other far-right attacks on comprehensive immigration reform, True the Vote, a Tea Party group purporting to combat voter fraud, is now rallying against the Senate’s immigration bill. In a fundraising email to supporters, True the Vote founder Catherine Engelbrecht warned that the bill presents a “golden opportunity” to allow “millions of newly legalized immigrants” [...]
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On Tuesday's All In show, MSNBC host Chris Hayes asserted that, since Republicans have taken control of the North Carolina state goverment, the state is moving toward becoming an "insane right-wing dystopia," and claimed the the GOP wants to engage in "voter suppression" in the state. Hayes: read more
THINK ABOUT IT!! What if a particular OUTCOME that resulted from a set of fraudulent, contrived claims on the front end - was the AGENDA all along? Do you think that the purveyors of the fraud would look at the successful results and...Show More Summary
There's more to the madness in North Carolina than voter suppression efforts and bills to allow an official state religion. Gov. Pat McCrory's legislature is steamrolling Democrats and Republicans alike. The legislature is debating a...Show More Summary
Voter ID laws, which require voters to show photo ID in order to vote, are one of the most common forms of voter suppression laws favored by Republican state lawmakers. Although the laws’ supporters claim that they are necessary to combat in-person voter fraud, a voter is more likely to be struck by lightning than [...]
Thanks in no small part to massive spending by just one Republican donor, Republicans now control the entirety of North Carolina’s government for the first time in more than a century. They haven’t wasted any time consolidating their gains. As part of a sweeping conservative agenda that includes taxing the poor to pay for tax [...]
Blax News: When Defeated Opposition Candidate Henrique Capriles Was Asked Why He Doesn't Call For Calm Among His Disenchanted Supporters As He Goes To The United Nations For Redress - He Stated: "Who do you think we are? The NAACP? We are more serious minded than to waste the United Nations time on these matters."
Before I get into the depth of my argument I need to first establish a framework from which you can appraise the relative VALUE of that which is STOLEN in both of these circumstances referenced in the title of this post.I understand the debate style among Black people. Show More Summary
And by disseminating disinformation, it made liars out of a bunch of misguided volunteers, as well: RALEIGH, NC–4:55 PM, Friday, April 12, 2013. Late this afternoon, we learned that some of our findings, revealed at the April 10 public Legislative hearing, may be inaccurate; so we plan to issue a full report after completing an audit. Show More Summary
Last November, Wisconsin was able to run a fair election unmarred by one of the Republican Party’s favorite voter suppression tactics because two lower courts struck down the state’s unconstitutional voter ID law, and the conservative state supreme court repeatedly refused requests to take up the case before it winds its way through the normal [...]
Don't miss our TPMPrime Live Chat this afternoon with Professor Rick Hasen. If you don't know him, he's simply the expert on all manner of phony 'vote fraud' politics, voter suppression law and more. He's the guy I go to...
You should be able to copy this image for use as an avatar or profile pic on Facebook or Twitter. Then again, I had a dream that I could fly a few nights ago, and it took like fifteen minutes after waking before I accepted the fact that I couldn't. Bummer. read more
WILMINGTON, NC - Taking their cue from secessionist proposals made by Republican members of the General Assembly last week, more than a hundred North Carolina mayors declared their cities will not comply with any GOP legislation that...Show More Summary