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1 day ago.
by Freeman
rshill7
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Letters To Ed :-)

"We've been duped by the Republicans. Kentucky Sen. and minority leader Mitch McConnell in a news conference one day after the election, stated that the single and sole goal of the GOP over the next two years is: to make Barack Obama a single term president. What an arrogant and obnoxious goal and statement. There agenda before the election was to get votes by promising that there first goals were jobs, the economy and health care reform. It seems their goal is to grab power, not to do things for the people that are in need of jobs and or unemployment pay, health care for those that don't have it, and the people losing their homes. This is the same party that wanted the auto plants and their suppliers to go out of business. We are just coming back from what they did to this country, and now we have them back to do the same things to our country again. What a mess the next two years is going to bring to this country. Talk about partisanship." Carl D. Leow Rogers Cit

 
 

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Still waiting for RS to post an election where voter fraud changed the outcome. Just one. Or is it possible the voter ID law is a solution to a non-existent problem?

Posted 43 days ago.

There is a reason these voter ID laws are being overturned, I'll let you two figure them out. It has nothing to do with me. Read the court decisions.

Posted 43 days ago.

Freeman

Totally agree Nobodyspecial, totally agree.

Posted 44 days ago.

NobodySpecial

Freeman, I believe that people demeaning the poor goes beyond political affiliation. It only gets worse when politics get involved. Look at Florida where a 90 year old man may go to jail because he was feeding the hungry in a public place. Who makes such laws? What creates such a mindset?

Posted 44 days ago.

Freeman

SOME DEMOCRATS BELIEVE.... NOT ALL!

Posted 44 days ago.

Freeman

Nobo - The democrats believe that minorities and poor people are to stupid to accomplish that simple task of obtaining a voter ID.

All the while not applying the same standard to social benefits, (SNAP, housing assistance, etc.).

It is just another excuse.

Posted 44 days ago.

NobodySpecial

Amos, I that that as long as its me, not my wife, not my children, not my doctor or my lawyer making an informed decision on the length and quality of life I am to endure then yes, I should be allowed to choose when to end my own suffering. But having said that I would require the input from all those mentioned above and more. Such a decision is at once deeply personal and potentially crushing to the people you love most. Death will come to us all at one time or another - I prefer not to know. But if knowing is unavoidable and written-in-stone certain then let me choose the when and how. Just my own thought on the matter Amos

Posted 45 days ago.

NobodySpecial

Jax, What's wrong with voter ID laws? I had to show ID to vote yesterday - that's how they knew I was a resident and entitled to my vote. I felt good plunking down my ID and having my say on how and who runs my government. To say that requiring ID is raciest is of itself racist and socially demeaning to the poor - who by the way are masters of minimalistic survival and very capable of doing what it takes whether it be getting a drivers license, applying for welfare and food stamps, or waiting on a long commodities line for a little extra to get by. Just because a person is poor does not make them incapable of jumping through government hoops - I would say it's just the opposite. They are masters of jumping through government hoops. Getting a voters ID is Childs play

Posted 45 days ago.

NobodySpecial

I went No and No on the wolf question. They were hunted to extinction in Michigan and only reintroduced 12 years ago. The wolves we have are part of some hippy wet dream of rebuilding a natural predation system to control deer overpopulation - it was a total failure and now they want to legislate a solution at the expense of the tax payer and to the decimation of a relatively new and barley self-sustaining wolf population. Michigan wolves are about as much of a challenge to hunt as your neighbors German Sheppard and produce No edible meat - unless you are an Asian with a cultural history of eating dogs. So - No and No - I don't trust government that the job is needed or them to administer it.

Posted 45 days ago.

NobodySpecial

Hiya Amos, No, I wasn't in jail, didn't go to the Congo or cruise down the Amazon to save the rainforest. I just got tired of the bickering on this forum and decided I would prefer to lurk for a while. At 58 I'm not exactly old but not young either and if I did become really ill with a life ending disease and had the option to choose my own end would I? Wow! What a question! I'll have to think on this a bit and get back to ya.

Posted 45 days ago.

Freeman

"...GOP = racism. There is no other way to conclude it..."

Stupid? I usually let the folks decide but, WOW!!!

Squirm little man, squirm.

Posted 45 days ago.

rshill7

:-)

Uh huh. Run with that little camper.

'Twas a War On Democrats...Waged By Women.

Have a nice day.

Posted 45 days ago.

GOP = racism. There is no other way to conclude it.

Posted 45 days ago.

"Most striking of all, Judge Ramos found that the rapid growth of Texas’s Latino and black population, and the state’s “uncontroverted and shameful history” of discriminatory voting practices — including whites-only primaries, literacy restrictions and actual poll taxes — led to a clear conclusion: Republican lawmakers knew the law would drive down turnout among minority voters, who lean Democratic, and they passed it at least in part for that reason. Judge Ramos’s finding of intentional discrimination is important because it could force Texas back under federal voting supervision, meaning changes to state voting practices would have to be preapproved by the federal government. (Texas appealed the ruling; a federal appeals court is now considering whether to put it on hold until after the election.)"

Posted 45 days ago.

"Voter ID laws, as their supporters know, do only one thing very well: They keep otherwise eligible voters away from the polls. In most cases, this means voters who are poor, often minorities, and who don’t have the necessary documents or the money or time to get photo IDs.

In her remarkable 143-page opinion in the Texas case, Federal District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos found that the law violated both the Equal Protection Clause and the Voting Rights Act, and that by forcing registered voters to track down and pay for qualifying documents, it functioned as an “unconstitutional poll tax.”

Posted 45 days ago.

The GOP voter suppression worked, now they are in control. Funny thing is, all the Democrats have to do is step back. Ricky Ricardo Cruz has already declared war on McConnell, so he is going to do all the Democrats heavy lifting.

Posted 45 days ago.

Once again, it's Real World versus Living Room World. Leave your living room, drive to an inner city, see how few of them have cars, overcome your racism.

Posted 45 days ago.

amos57usa

nobo...Now that we are old men do you think we should be able to select pleasant deaths when the time comes or be forced by christians to poop in our diapers in a nursing home.

Posted 45 days ago.

amos57usa

Welcome back Nobo. I needed someone to save. I hope you haven't been in jail. Yes for wolf season. No for DNR control and if you live in Onaway, yes for marijuana decriminalization.

Posted 45 days ago.

rshill7

JaxSap quote: "Republicans are afraid of blacks, and they know these people have no transportation..."

Huh? Are they even human in your mind? You're pathetic.

Democrats realize that voter fraud will always benefit their side. Take a wild guess why that is. No desire whatsoever to control it or put in place mechanisms for discovering it. Honest folks of every color are finally starting to see that.

But black folks can't get ID's or transportation? Is there anything you would give them credit for?

Guess what, you're no better or more capable than any black person. When you realize that, perhaps you can get beyond your real racism, and the racism of your disgusting party.

If black people don't have any transportation and can't get ID's, that must be why the Motor Voter law was so important.

Posted 46 days ago.
 
 
 
 

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