Category Archives: voter suppression

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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Branstad’s Legacy

Looks like Governor-For-Life Terry Branstad will soon be leaving us on that slow boat to China. Who cares how he gets there as long as he leaves. As he begins to leave we can look back briefly on what shape … Continue reading

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Colin Gordon: What’s The Matter With Iowa?

U of Iowa Professor Colin Gordon wrote a story in Dissent Magazine that many of us have been wondering about out loud. That is simply “What’s The Matter With Iowa?” Following perhaps the strangest election ever in Iowa, Republicans took … Continue reading

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IPP Sponsors Two Events Exposing ALEC

With all the damage ALEC is wreaking in Iowa these days it may be a very good time to make sure that everybody understands just what ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council). As so often happens in Iowa during a time … Continue reading

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