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Texas officials flag tens of thousands of voters for citizenship checks | The Texas Tribune
Once again, Trump and the Republicans are lying to the country to attempt to erect additional barriers to voting.
Texas  Voting  Elections 
january 2019 by Membranophonist
Claims of Voter Fraud Roil North Carolina House Race
Good rule of thumb: if the Republicans are accusing the Democrats of doing something, the Republicans are doing it.
GOP  NC  Fraud  Elections  Voting  Republicans 
december 2018 by Membranophonist
Mississippi GOP Sen. Hyde-Smith calls voter suppression 'great idea.' Campaign: 'Obviously' joking.
The Republicans have been playing the same “joke” since the passage of civil rights legislation.
GOP  Republicans  Voting  Elections  Suppression 
november 2018 by Membranophonist
Brian Kemp Leaked Audio About Georgia Voting Concerns Raises Questions – Rolling Stone
Kemp is acknowledging an increasing reality for Republicans: they win when most people can't or don't vote.
Georgia  Kemp  GOP  Republicans  Voting  Elections 
october 2018 by Membranophonist
Opinion | Trump Is Being Manipulated by Putin. What Should We Do? - The New York Times
Never thought I'd see the day that a Texas Republican points out that the president of his own party is a dupe to Putin.
Trump  Putin  Russia  Security  Elections 
july 2018 by Membranophonist
Ex-Staffer: Wisconsin GOPers Cheered Voter ID Bill For What It 'Could Do For Us’
A Wisconsin Republican plainly states that the state voter ID law is meant to suppress the vote for Democrats.
GOP  Republicans  Voting  Elections  Politics 
april 2016 by Membranophonist
Study Finds Watching The Colbert Report Is More Informative Than Watching The News | TIME
Probably true for most topics The Daily Show and Colbert cover, but the study mentioned covers just campaign finance.
Media  Politics  Journalism  Elections 
june 2014 by Membranophonist
Koch brothers’ Americans for Prosperity plans $125 million spending spree - Print View
“…we consistently see that Americans in general are concerned that free-market policy — and its advocates — benefit the rich and powerful more than the most vulnerable of society. …We must correct this misconception.” Misconception. Right.
Conservatives  Koch  Politics  Oligarchy  Regulation  Elections 
may 2014 by Membranophonist
The More Money You Make, The Likelier You Are To Vote (CHART)
It would not surprise me if the GOP already had research showing this effect, giving them all the more reason to fight any rise in the minimum wage.
Politics  Voting  Elections  Inequality 
april 2014 by Membranophonist
Boulder County DA Stan Garnett clears all 17 suspected illegal voters - Boulder Daily Camera
Republicans just know there is massive illegal voting. They just don't have any facts or evidence to support the case. Fortunately, those are no obstacle for today's GOP.
Voting  Colorado  Elections  GOP  Republicans 
august 2013 by Membranophonist
BBC News - The Lyndon Johnson tapes: Richard Nixon's 'treason'
Another reminder that Richard M. Nixon was a terrible person.
Nixon  Vietnam  LBJ  Elections 
march 2013 by Membranophonist
Why Tuesday? » Why Do We Vote On Tuesday?
Make it easy for working people to participate in elections? Let's not get carried away…
Voting  Elections  History 
november 2009 by Membranophonist
Informed Comment: Stealing the Iranian Election
At least warmongers Bill Kristol and John Bolton are happy.
Iran  Khamenei  Ahmadinejad  Mousavi  Elections  Voting  Fraud 
june 2009 by Membranophonist
In Pennsylvania’s Steel Country, Race Nags at Some Democrats -
“She’s always talking about the ‘Average Joe,’ ” Jeremy Long said. “Average me! I don’t want myself in the Oval Office. I want someone smarter.” How dare he defy simplistic Republican caricatures of blue-collar voters!
Obama  McCain  Race  Pennsylvania  Elections 
october 2008 by Membranophonist
ABC News: McCain Acorn Fears Overblown
Registration fraud and vote fraud are two different things.
McCain  ACORN  Voting  Elections  DoJ 
october 2008 by Membranophonist
Ruth Marcus - True Whoppers -
"Ideological differences aside, John McCain's campaign has been more dishonest, more unfair, more -- to use a word that resonates with McCain -- dishonorable than Barack Obama's." McCain and Palin have been lying up a storm.
McCain  Palin  Media  Elections  Lies  Republicans  GOP 
september 2008 by Membranophonist
Hendrik Hertzberg: Online Only: The New Yorker
"[McCain] wants to stay in Iraq until no more Americans are getting killed, no matter how long it takes and how many Americans get killed achieving that goal—that is, the goal of not getting any more Americans killed. And once that goal is achieved, we'
Iraq  McCain  Military  Elections  Republicans  GOP 
may 2008 by Membranophonist
Putin’s Iron Grip on Russia Suffocates His Opponents - New York Times
“The ruling elite nowadays has no ideology. Their only aim is to obtain as much power as possible, to keep this power, by whatever means, and to profiteer off this power."
Russia  Authoritarianism  Elections  Democracy 
february 2008 by Membranophonist
Daily Kos: Let's have some fun in Michigan
Michigan Dems, vote for the Mittster in the primary! He needs your help.
GOP  Republicans  Romney  Michigan  Elections  Voting 
january 2008 by Membranophonist
Bhutto report: Musharraf planned to fix elections
A strong believer in democracy like Pervez Musharraf?! Unpossible.
Pakistan  Musharraf  Bhutto  Elections  Voting  Fraud 
january 2008 by Membranophonist
Politics | Many Iowa Conservatives Still Undecided
"'I'm on Social Security now, and I don't like the idea that it's going to immigrants when I paid in it all my life, and they just swam across,' says Cain. In fact, only legal immigrants are entitled to Social Security benefits…"
GOP  Republicans  Iowa  Voting  Elections  Romney  Huckabee  SocialSecurity  Asshat 
december 2007 by Membranophonist
GOP Faces Growing Peril In 2008 Races -
"It's always darkest right before you get clobbered over the head with a pipe wrench. But then it actually does get darker." GOP MAJORI-T 4EVA!
GOP  Republicans  Failure  Incompetence  Corruption  Ethics  Senate  Congress  Elections 
september 2007 by Membranophonist
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 08/17/2007 | Commerce, Treasury funds helped boost GOP campaigns
More Hatch Act violations by the Bush administration is pursuit of their permanent Republican majority.
GOP  Republicans  Commerce  Treasury  Corruption  HatchAct  Elections  Congress 
august 2007 by Membranophonist
The incredible, disappearing American Center for Voting Rights. - By Richard L. Hasen - Slate Magazine
"The death of ACVR says a lot about the Republican strategy of raising voter fraud as a crisis in American elections."
GOP  Republicans  Voting  Elections 
june 2007 by Membranophonist
Inside the Scandal at Justice | TIME
Like pretty much everything the Bushies touch, the DoJ has been corrupted from top to bottom.
GOP  Republicans  DoJ  USAttorneys  Corruption  Voting  Elections 
may 2007 by Membranophonist
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 05/10/2007 | White House sought investigations of voter fraud allegations before elections
The Bushies used the DoJ to try to hold onto Congressional majorities by making baseless voter fraud allegations. Simple as that.
GOP  Republicans  Corruption  DoJ  Voting  Elections 
may 2007 by Membranophonist
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