[FoRK] Newsroom score: American Taliban

geege schuman geege4 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 08:38:04 PDT 2012


http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/03/how-voter-id-laws-are-being-used-to-disenfranchise-minorities-and-the-poor/254572/

(sorry to drop and go)

On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 11:33 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer <greg at bolcer.org> wrote:
> We have our own little version of cook county here in OC.  It's called
> Garden Grove.  For 22 years, since 1990, there has been significant voter
> fraud for every single election.   It's not just republicans calling for
> voter fraud investigations and enforcement.  It's democrats too.
>
> After 22 years without fixing one little small district, I think checking a
> government issued id against an eligibility database is a pretty common
> sense solution.
>
> Greg
>
>
> On 8/29/2012 8:13 AM, Stephen Williams wrote:
>>
>> Everyone's (everyone here at least) initial response is: "What is so
>> hard about having an ID?" Nothing wrong with that initial impression.
>> But if you're paying attention to the actual situation, then it clearly
>> represents a coordinated series of illegal actions deliberately
>> targeting disenfrancisation.  It was a loophole in many people's
>> consciousness, but not in the law or rule of fairness.
>>
>> sdw
>>
>> On 8/29/12 7:14 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
>>>
>>> Thanks, Gary.  I merely read SDW's post and responded with my own
>>> personal opinion.
>>>
>>> If you are reading some GOP conspiracy into that, you have problems
>>> bigger than feeling politically threatened by my opinion, my friend.
>>>
>>> Greg
>>>
>>> On 8/29/2012 6:42 AM, Gary Stock wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I suspect it was obvious to everyone else, Greg:  when confronted over
>>>> GOP distortions of reality, both you and the GOP invoke even ~greater~
>>>> distortions of reality.
>>>>
>>>> Perhaps the difference is that the GOP has began acknowledging that
>>>> policy.
>>>>
>>>> GS
>>>>
>>
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