Archive for the ‘voting’ Category

The Georgia way: How to win elections

Corey Shackleford knew he could rely on Georgia’s Prince Hall Masons—named after the freed slave who created the civic-minded group’s first Black chapter in 1784. “We’re in those corners of the state, those rural areas, where others don’t normally go. But we are there.” Shirley Sherrod, whose Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education has been […]

How young voters are fighting back against voter suppression

In November 2020, young voters exercised their electoral power by turning out in record numbers to help Democrats win the White House and other key races. In 2021, however, an onslaught of voter suppression measures being enacted in statehouses could have an outsized impact on those young people, according to voting rights advocates. “We’ve seen […]

North Carolina: More Felony Offenders Can Now Vote

Above Photo: In this Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, file photo, Dennis Gaddy, the co-founder of the Raleigh-based Community Success Initiative, is shown at the door to his office in Raleigh, N.C. Tens of thousands of North Carolina residents convicted of felonies but whose current punishments don’t include prison time can register to vote and cast […]

The fight to protect voting rights enters the next round

When three Black Congressional leaders were handcuffed and arrested recently while protesting voter suppression, they were doing more than drawing attention to legislation to protect and expand voting rights. They were taking a stand against an anti-democratic movement, led by Republican-controlled state legislatures, to keep away from the polls voters whose beliefs and interests don’t […]

Dem Rep. Escobar: Unless We Pass Voting Laws, ‘We Are Going to Lose Our Democracy’ When TX Dems Return

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX) said that unless federal voting legislation is passed, “we are going to lose our democracy” when the Texas House Democrats who are breaking quorum return to Texas. Escobar said, “In a state like mine, Texas, literally, we are going to lose our democracy through Texas […]

Hank Johnson: ‘Folks Are Trying to Kill Us’ on Voting – Must Confront ‘Evil’ That ‘Is Ready to Choke Us’ Unless We Show We’ll ‘Seize Control’

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The ReidOut,” Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) stated that “these folks are trying to kill us right now as far as our right to vote. They’re trying to kill our democracy,” and urged people “confront this evil that is right there in front of our face and is ready to choke […]

The GOP is trying to outlaw democracy

Image Credit: Khalil Bendib/OtherWords.org Ralph Waldo Emerson told of a dinner guest who went on and on about the virtue of honesty, offering his own life as a model of perfect rectitude. “The louder he talked of his honor,” said Emerson, “the faster we counted our spoons.” That’s my reaction to the cacophony of phony […]

Manchin: ‘When Corporate America Pushes Back, the Legislatures Will Do the Right Thing’ on Voting Laws

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) stated that “when constituents push back, when corporate America pushes back, the legislatures will do the right thing” on voting laws. Manchin said the John Lewis Voting Rights Act is the way to ensure we have fair, open, and secure elections and that he […]

Manchin: ‘When Corporate America Pushes Back, the Legislatures Will Do the Right Thing’ on Voting Laws

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) stated that “when constituents push back, when corporate America pushes back, the legislatures will do the right thing” on voting laws. Manchin said the John Lewis Voting Rights Act is the way to ensure we have fair, open, and secure elections and that he […]

Greece Vows to Abolish All Voting Restrictions for Diaspora

Credit: Greek Reporter Greece announced on Monday that it will introduce legislation which will abolish all restrictions regarding voting for diaspora Greeks. Interior Minister Makis Voridis said an amendment to the current law will be proposed, making it much easier for Greeks in the U.S., Australia, Canada and elsewhere around the globe to vote in […]

In 2021 Orwellian USA: Words are violence, Voting is terrorism, Free speech is a threat

    Determined to stamp out ‘wrongthink’ in all forms, the media establishment has declared a holy war against free speech. Once the bedrock of US society, it faces a redefinition into something more convenient – or oblivion. If everyone is permitted to speak freely, their reasoning goes, people’s lives will be put at risk. […]

President Trump Fires Top Election Cybersecurity Official Chris Krebs

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he fired Department of Homeland Security’s Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Chris Krebs in a tweet, after CISA called the 2020 election the most secure in the nation’s history. Trump tweeted: The recent statement by Chris Krebs on the security of the 2020 Election was highly […]

VIDEO: Milwaukee Health Department Shuts Down ‘Count the Vote’ Rally

The Milwaukee Health Department shut down a pro-Trump rally Saturday at Serb Hall after the roughly 1,000 attendees did not comply with its social distancing rules. “A violation of the city’s public health guidelines amid the COVID-19 pandemic [Chinese coronavirus], the health department showed up. When officials asked the group to sit down, they stood […]

39 House Republicans Ask Bill Barr to Ensure Integrity of Voting and Counting Process

More than three dozen House Republicans, including House Freedom Caucus Chairman Andy Biggs (R-AZ), penned a letter Friday to Attorney General William Barr asking him what he is doing to ensure the integrity of the 2020 presidential election amid allegations of irregularities. “While each state runs its own election process, the United States Department of Justice is […]

Donald Trump Declares Election Fraud, ‘If You Count the Legal Votes I Win’

President Donald Trump promised Thursday to level significant legal action to challenge elections in important swing states after watching his margin of victory whittled away by late-counted ballots for Vice President Joe Biden. “We think there’s going to be a lot of litigation because we have so much evidence, so much proof, it’s going to […]

CIA has software that can alter votes.. (Was it used lately?)

via markcrispinmiller.com From Cat McGuire: Listen to retired USAF Lieutenant General Thomas McInerney explain how the CIA has special software that can alter votes –  7 min videohttps://www.armstrongeconomics.com/international-news/politics/the-cia-ability-to-hack-the-vote/ This tool has been around. I had heard about it, but looks like its being trotted out again.   Read this analysis to see how it very well […]

Trump: They Play Games in Philadelphia — Watch the Voting Very Closely

President Donald Trump expressed suspicion of Democrat voting tactics in Philadelphia on Friday, urging his supporters to watch closely for any fraud. “You got to be very careful in Philadelphia. They play games in Philadelphia, and they won’t let us watch the count in Philadelphia,” Trump said at a campaign rally in Pensacola, Florida. The […]

An Easy vote card arrives for a Christchurch man who has been dead for 16 years – note: there are no ID checks at NZ polling booths

“The card allows someone to turn up and vote and there are no ID checks at polling booths” “Stagg told Newstalk ZB his household received their voting packs before the easy vote card for Harris arrived – but Harris was the only person to get a easy vote card sent to the residence.“ ___________________________________________________________________________ A […]

Convention? What convention? It’s a coronation

Remember the impeachment trial in the Senate? The one that didn’t happen because Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Caucasian gaggle of sycophantic of Trump enablers chose to ignore the mountains of evidence pointing to these self-evident truths: ~That Donald Trump has repeatedly lied to the American people, used the presidency for personal financial gain, […]

Greg Palast investigates: The looming vote by mail crisis that could decide the 2020 election

The 2016 election proved the American mail-in system is broken, but little has been done to fix it as the nation approaches the 2020 election while facing the coronavirus. As the Postal Service “imploded with mail-in ballots in 2016,” many Americans question how safe vote-by-mail really is. According to a study conducted at MIT in […]

Israel: Half of Jewish High School Students Think Arabs Shouldn’t Vote

The starkly divergent attitudes towards immigration and minorities of bagel munchers in the West and bagel munchers in Israel show the deviousness of this race. TOI: A new poll published Wednesday found nearly half of Jewish Israeli high school students saying they believe Arabs should not have the right to vote. The poll, conducted by […]

US presidential debate: Mitt Romney slips up on foreign policy

Republican Mitt Romney was corrected by the debate moderator after he accused President Barack Obama of taking two weeks to call the killings at the US embassy in Libya a terrorist attack.

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