Tag Archives: Voter ID

EVERYWHERE (in the U.S.A.)

“The fact that voter suppression is treated like a partisan controversy the media mostly shrugs about instead of an act considered on par with treason and something we as a country should actively putting people in jail for doing is pretty insane.”

A Whitened Media Shaped by Bill Clinton’s Telecom Act Misses Reasons for Hillary’s Defeat

The media’s current preoccupation with all things Russian, when the far more imminent threat is much closer to home, represents what is known as “cognitive dissonance,” which in the U.S. manifests as the white settlers’ reflexive attempt to rationalize their own savagery to avoid unsettling and even traumatizing truths. by Jon Jeter  Mint Press News  January […]

Trump’s Voter Fraud Endgame by Richard L. Hasen

BCJ report found total of 30 cases of possible noncitizen voting—that’s 30, not 300, 3,000, 30,000, 300,000, or 3M

DN! | Bernie Sanders on Resisting Trump, Why the Democratic Party is an “Absolute Failure” & More

Bernie Sanders outlines the current victories, the struggle ahead, what the future can bring.

Juan Cole | In the Age of Trumpian Reaction, is MLK’s Legacy to the 99% being Reversed?

A reactionary is worse than a conservative.

Greg Palast | Here’s what we do now – a personal note

No way around it, this is one frightening moment. Decades of progress created with sweat and determination face destruction.

Greg Palast | The Election was Stolen – Here’s How

Before a single vote was cast, the election was fixed by GOP and Trump operatives.

▶ Democracy Now! ALEC’s “Institutional Corruption,” From Backing Apartheid to Assault on Clean Energy, Public Sector

Published on Dec 11, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – The secretive American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has just ended a week-long meeting in Washington where corporate lobbyists worked with state lawmakers on model bills that will later be introduced in states nationwide. ALEC has reportedly drafted a number of new bills designed to prevent President Obama from cutting emissions, […]

Defeating Voter Restriction: A Pocket Guide

On November 6th Minnesotans will vote on two constitutional amendments that will, if passed, restrict the right to vote and limit the freedom to marry. Let’s come together and Vote NO on Both. The Voter-Fraud Myth Special Project | Voter Suppression  2012: Week of  September 30 Ricardo Levins Morales, Tecumseh’s Fist / TC (MN) Daily […]

Video> NAACP> Dangerous World> You are not allowed to vote

Published on Sep 6, 2012 by naacpvideos  to WAMMToday via Brave New Foundation 1 in 2.3 million. Those are the infinitesimal chances voter fraud will occur in a federal election. That’s less likely than being struck by lightning or attacked by a swarm of bees. Right now, 33 states have proposed laws making it harder to vote. That […]

Ricardo Levins Morales> The Marriage Amendment as Decoy and how to fight the real danger

The Marriage Amendment as Decoy and how to fight the real danger BY RICARDO LEVINS MORALES, TECUMSEH’S FIST August 10, 2012   TCDailyPlanet.com Minnesota voters face two regressive constitutional amendments this fall. One would prevent future legalization of same-sex marriage and one would suppress voter turnout with cumbersome ID requirements. They are part of a broad, corporate/Right […]

Nygaard Notes #511: The New American Way of War

Nygaard Notes Independent Periodic News and Analysis Number 511, July 23, 2012 On the Web at http://www.nygaardnotes.org/ “The New American Way of War”  “Quote” of the Week: “Voter ID laws will make it harder for poor people to vote.”  Website of the Week: The Economic Hardship Reporting Project  The Treasonous Pro-Polio Patriot?  “The New American Way of […]

Democracy Now> Corporate Exodus Continues From ALEC as Secretive Right-Wing Group’s Policies Come to Light

Published on Jul 11, 2012 by democracynow DemocracyNow.org – Five more corporations have severed ties with the secretive right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council, known as ALEC. The group has come under increasing scrutiny in recent months as the public has become aware of its role in advancing the “Stand Your Ground” gun law initially cited to protect Trayvon […]

Nygaard Notes #509: The Voter Empowerment Act

These are real problems, in contrast with the non-problem of “voter fraud” that is offered as justification for the unprecedented attack on voting rights that is underway in this country, and about which I have been reporting for the past several months. As Georgia Congressman John Lewis pointed out recently, “Since the beginning of last […]

The Myths of Voter ID

The Myths of Voter ID Here is a small cut from just one section of  a very sophisticated website encouraging voters to vote Yes for Voter ID. They go on to list the supposed myths about Voter ID.   Meanwhile in other states like Wisconsin and Illinois, a similar battle wages over Voter ID.  For […]