tagged w/ republican dirty tricks
The tactics Republicans use today to gain control of the electorate are eerily similar to the Mississippi Plan adopted by Southern whites to reduce Black voting strength more than a century ago.
They're waging a campaign to control every facet of the government. In order to guarantee success, they lie, cheat and steal elections. Here's a friendly wager...if the Republicans are successful in November, Citizens United will be overturned; they won't need it anymore.
If Republicans are really concerned about “the sanctity of the vote”, why didn’t they enforce their new rules during their own primaries? Perhaps Romney wouldn’t have been able to steal Ron Paul’s votes. In fact, why didn’t they pass national voter’s registration when they held the House, Senate and Presidency from 2001 to 2007? Who would have balked, half the nation thought they’d stolen the White House for Bush anyway. How hard could it be? Everyone has a social security number and they count every American in the country. And why do we have to register anyway? And what difference does it make which party one aligns with?
If they were really concerned about "the sanctity of the vote", they'd fix elections and promote access to the process, instead of suppressing it. They wouldn't legislate against recounts, but would instead welcome them in order to assure accuracy; but fairness and accuracy are not the goal.The tactics Republicans use today to gain control of the electorate are eerily similar... more
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