Tag Archives: Voting rights Act

Open Thread | So, Moscow Mitch Is Lying Again😒

Asked about the filibuster, Moscow Mitch had the nerve to lie that was never used in racial terms. Lie Lie Lie Well, folks couldn’t let that stand. RECEIPTS have been brought… I say, RECEIPTS👏 HAVE 👏BEEN👏 BROUGHT 👏   Filibuster … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | More on Voter Suppresor Kris Kobach

From the New York Times: The Man Behind Trump’s Voter-Fraud Obsession How Kris Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state, plans to remake America through restrictive voting and immigration laws. By ARI BERMAN JUNE 13, 2017 ……………………… The A.C.L.U. has filed … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Attorney General White Citizens Council Strikes At Voting Rights

The Sessions Effect: Trump DOJ Reverses Course In Major Texas Voter ID Case By Alice Ollstein Published February 27, 2017, 12:47 PM EDT For the last six years, the Justice Department has sided with the citizens and civil rights groups … Continue reading

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The Upcoming Attack on Voting Rights-The LIES from This White House

You have had the repeated LIES of the new White House. From The Press Secretary and THAT MAN. They continue to repeat the lie that he would have won the popular vote, if 3 million illegal voters hadn’t committed voter … Continue reading

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The 1965 Voting Rights Act: 48th Anniversary

Racial Entitlement, my black ass. Voting Rights Act in Peril on 48th Anniversary? Voting Rights: The Fight Continues Today Throughout our history, Americans have fought and died for the right to vote. And while we’ve made significant progress, even today … Continue reading

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This is soooo Appropriate on all levels

As the Supreme Court hears arguments on voting rights yesterday, tensions have been running on high. As usual, Unca Clarence is silent as a mouse pissing in a cotton pile, while “Fat” Tony Scalia is yammering that our right to … Continue reading

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Video | Rachel Maddow On SCOTUS & Voting Rights Act & HISTORY!

Worth watching. The segment speaks for itself. Interview with Rep. John Lewis- Scalia has opened old wounds with his racists remarks. YOUR WASTED VOTE?

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Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks At The 103rd Annual NAACP Convention

Attorney General Eric Holder delivers a commnanding and thought-provoking speech to the 2012 NAACP Convention audience. He spoke of the voting issues VOTERS are facing, and called some of the new ID laws a POLL TAX. His speech was a … Continue reading

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OFA’s New Voting Rights Website: GottaVote.org

GOTTAVOTE.ORG Wanted to let you know about a very cool thing we just launched –www.gottavote.org. It details voting laws, deadlines, key dates and other details by state to help make sure Americans understand their right to vote, and how to … Continue reading

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2010 Vote: Celebrating 90 Years of Women’s Right To Vote

August 18, 1920 Women earned the right to vote.  So Please let’s continue exercising this right. I Couldn’t let this anniversary date go by with acknowledging it. Question:  Who gained the right to vote first: women, or African Americans? Answer:  Technically … Continue reading

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