Category Archives: voter suppression

Job #1 For Democrats? Restore Real Democracy

  As we come up to yet another election, we face the prospect of control of state and national legislatures being decided by black box voting machines and gerrymandered districts. This flies in the face of everything the founders stood … Continue reading

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One Unspoken Reason To Vote This Fall

And a Good Reason To Vote For Democrats This Fall Once Neil Gorsuch was in place filling the SCOTUS chair that was stolen from Merrick Garland in 2016,  Radical Republicans were now fully in charge of all branches of the … Continue reading

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From A Diedre DeJear Email

With all the other races in Iowa and across the country some races get a bit dwarfed. Let’s not forget Diedre DeJear folks. Ms. DeJear is in a quest to restore the Iowa Secretary of State’s office to an office … Continue reading

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Some Days You Just Want To Scream!

(2:20 – Not sure if this fits, but I wanted to post it and this seems like a good spot) Mondays in June are the days that the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) reveals its answers to the … Continue reading

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Computer Scientist Barbara Simons Proves How Easy It Is To Hack Elections—And How It Can Be Stopped

Editor’s note: I stumbled on this diary on dailykos.com the other day. Dailykos has a policy of allowing full reprints of their articles provided they are given full acknowledgment. This diary is a good summation of the horrible mess that … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution? Check Your Voter Registration!

A year from now you would never forgive yourself if you were somehow prevented from voting out those who are making a mockery of government by the people. So resolve to yourself that you will check with your county auditor … Continue reading

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The Best Voter Suppression Money Can Buy

Important. The Donald put the fox in charge of the hen house.

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Charlottesville: The Outward Manifestations Of Race In America

I will try to make this to the point. What happened in Charlottesville was the pot that had been boiling beneath the surface finally bubbling over so that we can really see that there is a problem. Will America be … Continue reading

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August 6th, 1965 – Lyndon Johnson Signs The Voting Rights Act.

video – 49 minutes The rapidity and disdain with which the current administration and Republican led states across the country are working to strip voting rights from citizens conjures up memories of the Jim Crow days of the the long … Continue reading

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Voter ID: Because Republicans Can Only Win By Using Voter Suppression

In light of the vote suppression law (aka voter ID), pushed by Republicans in the Iowa legislature, this is important. Republicans do not want you to vote. They want low turnout. They know Democrats win when there is high turnout. … Continue reading

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