Category Archives: vote suppression

Steal This Vote

So how’s that election thing going? Well, judging by the lede at Huffington Post this morning, it’s not going very well in Florida, where the tea tide hit like a tsunami in 2010: Restrictive measures were not enough for the … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: Regressive South Carolina

Republicans across the country are doubling-down on everything that made Americans mad at them last year, like union-busting and abortion laws. All their promises to create jobs were cover for austerity measures and regressive legislation. South Carolina, the state that … Continue reading

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South Carolina’s AG is Full of Crap

Alan Wilson, South Carolina’s AG (pictured right) has notified the US Justice Department of 953 cases of possible vote fraud. Mind you, South Carolina is in near-open revolt these days over a voter ID law that shamelessly reduces minority participation … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: Disenfranchisement

Tweeting an AP article which found that South Carolina’s new voter ID bill will hit African Americans harder than whites, Republican operative and self-described Christian Wesley Donehue remarked that the article “proves EXACTLY why we need Voter ID in SC.” … Continue reading

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Occupy Voting Booths

Clausewitz observed that war was the continuation of politics by other means. At this blog, we have observed many times how politics seem to become a furtherance of warfare by other means. Politics is a human invention for resolving crisis … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: Voter Caging

It’s when someone targets Democratic voters for ballot-challenges: A coordinated plot by the Republican Party of Wisconsin, Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin and organizations in the so-called Tea Party movement targeting minority voters and college students in a possibly illegal “voter caging” … Continue reading

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Vote Suppression in Alabama (UPDATE)

It was my fond hope to never again mention the existence of Dale Jackson, the Rush Limbaugh of Huntsville. But he did something yesterday that deserves mention: WVNN’s morning show host, Dale Jackson, posted a fake news release from “Marion … Continue reading

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