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Texas GOP Candidate Makes Racist Comments, Wants Blacks To Not Vote (VIDEO)

Texas GOP Candidate Makes Racist Comments, Wants Blacks To Not Vote (VIDEO)

These are the sorts of comments that should make anyone against having racists in office cringe.

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New Mexico DMV Calls Native Speakers ‘Illiterates’, Refuses To Help With ID Applications

New Mexico DMV Calls Native Speakers ‘Illiterates’, Refuses To Help With ID Applications

Republicans continue to do everything they can to disenfranchise groups of people who are unlikely to vote for them. This time, a DMV email to employees in New Mexico, is saying that “illiterates” will no longer be helped with driver’s license applications.

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NC Democrats Crushing GOP With Massive Early Voting Lead, Despite All That Vote Rigging (Video)

photo:  WCNC. http://www.wcnc.com/story/news/politics/2014/10/24/dems-dominate-day-1-of-early-voting-in-nc/17860349/

The NC GOP’s done their best to crush the vote, but early voting Democrats are kicking their sorry @sses at the polls. Keep up the good work!

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Next Time Someone Tells You Voter ID Laws Won’t Keep People From Voting, Show Them THIS! (Image)

Infographic: Elisabeth Parker.

Still think voter ID laws won’t keep people from voting? Ask the 608,470 Texas voters who lack the required birth certificates and fees.

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White People More Likely to Support Voter ID When They See Black People Voting

White People More Likely to Support Voter ID When They See Black People Voting

Whites are more likely to support voter ID legislation if they see pictures of black people voting.

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Texas Voter Suppression Law Blocked By Obama Appointed Judge

Texas Voter Suppression Law Blocked By Obama Appointed Judge

Republicans are already shopping around for a friendly conservative judge to uphold their blatant voter suppression laws.

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Lewis Black Gets Angrier Than Usual After Learning About Voter ID Laws: ‘No F*cking Way!’ (VIDEO)

Lewis Black Gets Angrier Than Usual After Learning About Voter ID Laws: ‘No F*cking Way!’ (VIDEO)

Lewis Black may be one of the pioneers of rage-comedy, but he’s also been experimenting with rage-political activism. In a new video released by the ACLU, the comic loses it over voter ID laws and their ability to stifle votes. It’s also really funny.

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Armed Militia Announces Plans To Intimidate African-American Democrats At Wisconsin Polls

Armed Militia Announces Plans To Intimidate African-American Democrats At Wisconsin Polls

Ironically, the group that is obsessed with stopping criminals may inadvertently become them.

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New Phone App Let’s You Buy Liberal At The Supermarket

New Phone App Let’s You Buy Liberal At The Supermarket

Simple little apps like this have the ability to get people more engaged on an immediate, personal level and as the saying goes “all politics is local.”

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Study Finds Only 31 Cases Of Actual Voter Fraud In 14 Years

Study Finds Only 31 Cases Of Actual Voter Fraud In 14 Years

Will Republicans EVER admit they’re lying through their teeth?

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GOP Finally Finds An Example Of Voter Fraud And It’s A Scott-Walker-Supporting Conservative Donor In Wisconsin (VIDEO)

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For all their insistence that voter fraud is an epidemic across the country, it sure seems like the only ones committing the crime are Republicans themselves. Last week, authorities took down 50-year old insurance executive Robert Monroe, a conservative donor in Wisconsin, and charged him with 13 counts of voter fraud over a period of two years.

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‘Skin In The Game’ – The GOP’s Latest Way To Make You Hate The Poor (VIDEO)

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‘Skin in the game’ is just the new version of ‘makers and takers.’ This time with the added wrinkle of taking away your right to vote if you’re poor.

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The 10 Dumbest Public Figures In 2013

A list of people who were just too stupid this year. Some you may guess, some might surprise you but all are worthy of being Dumbest Person of 2013.

2013 was a very stupid year. This past year has been rich with the stupid. From crazy right-wing preachers whining about how “Christians” are being persecuted to dumb politicians who just can’t STFU, we have a stellar list of people who made America’s collective IQ take a dip in 2013. […]

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Eight Ways Phyllis Schlafly And The GOP Justify Voter Suppression

Photo of Phyllis Schlafly from Latino Rebels. http://www.latinorebels.com/2013/05/29/nomames-schlafly-thinks-gop-should-focus-more-on-white-vote-and-ignore-latino-vote/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=nomames-schlafly-thinks-gop-should-focus-more-on-white-vote-and-ignore-latino-vote

These eight remarks from an article by conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly bring the GOP’s voter suppression strategy sharply into focus.

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Colin Powell Condemns GOP For Voter Suppression, Points Out Voter Fraud Doesn’t Exist

Colin Powell Condemns GOP For Voter Suppression, Points Out Voter Fraud Doesn’t Exist

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell is somewhat upset with the GOP, as evidenced by his remarks during a recent speech at the CEO Forum in Raleigh, North Carolina. Just moments after Gov. Pat McCrory (R-NC) gave the opening remarks, Powell, as the keynote speaker, attacked a bill recently passed by the […]

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Red State Haikus

Red State Haikus

Was it difficult to squeeze down the anger and hate of the right in haiku form? Not really. Bigotry is the provenience of a small mind, after all.

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North Carolina Ditches Voting Rights Act, Passes Worst Voting Law In America (VIDEO)

Photo of the August 1965 March on Washington, DC from the U.S. Government Archives at www.archives.gov.

Here are 11 ways North Carolina’s HB 589 law will stop people from voting. If you think the GOP won’t try this in all 50 states, stop kidding yourself.

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Supreme Court Frees Texas Attorney General To Suppress The Vote–See What He Tweeted

Supreme Court Frees Texas Attorney General To Suppress The Vote–See What He Tweeted

If anyone doubts that voter suppression tactics will be effected immediately, one simply need to read the tweets of Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott.

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How The Left Can Use The Gutting Of The Voting Rights Act To Annihilate The GOP

How The Left Can Use The Gutting Of The Voting Rights Act To Annihilate The GOP

Sure, the right wing Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act but the left is now positioned to use the GOP’s own uncontrollable racism to kick their ass.

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480 Religious Leaders Arrested On ‘Moral Monday’ For Protesting UnChristian GOP Policies (VIDEO)

Photo from Think Progress. http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2013/06/18/2175021/hundreds-of-faith-leaders-arrested-for-protesting-conservative-policies-in-north-carolina/

These faith leaders risk jail every week on ‘Moral Mondays’ to protest the NC GOP’s senselessly cruel agenda. Do Tea Party demonstrators ever get arrested?

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