Posts Tagged ‘voting’

Liz Cheney: ‘I Do Regret’ Voting for Trump in 2020

Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) said Friday in a preview of an interview with ABC News anchor Jon Karl that will air in full Sunday on “This Week” that she regretted voting for former President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. Karl asked, “Did you vote for Donald Trump in 2020?” Cheney said, “I did.” Karl said, […]

Election officials face fines, charges in GOP voting laws

In 2020, election officials tried to make voting easier and safer amid a global pandemic. Next time, they might get fined or face criminal charges. Republicans are creating a new slate of punishments for the county officials who run elections, arguing they overstepped their authority when they expanded voter access during the coronavirus pandemic. The […]

Democrats and Republicans drift apart about ease of voting access -survey

Democrats and Republicans continue to drift apart in their opinion on the ease of voting access, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center. The reason for this change, according the survey,  is the drifting of Republicans who believe that all eligible citizens should be automatically registered to vote, with their number dropping from […]

OPCW NATO Klan Strips Syria Voting Rights in The Hague

MIRI WOOD APRIL 21, 2021 OPCW NATO klansmen and their terrified house servants in The Hague, stripped Syria of its voting rights on Wednesday 21 April. The threat was originally launched by P3 member France, at the monthly anti-Syria chemical file meeting of the NATO klan ruling the UN, on 6 April. A whopping six days later, […]

Inside the Democratic strategy to expand voting rights state by state

To be sure, not all Republican legislatures are opposed to expanding voting access. In Kentucky, Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear signed a sweeping electoral reform law passed by the Republican-controlled legislature that broadens early and absentee voting and establishes recount procedures. More broadly, Republicans push back against criticism from Democrats that they’re engaged in a scheme […]

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 […]

Georgia Lawmakers Ban Coca-Cola Over ‘Woke’ Voting Law Criticism

Republican lawmakers in Georgia have officially banned Coca-Cola from state legislative offices over its criticism of Georgia’s new voting integrity rules. In a letter to Coca-Cola, eight members of the House of Representatives declared their offices Coke-free zones and demanded that the ‘woke’ company stop “intentionally” misleading the public. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing […]

Fact Check: Major League Baseball Moves All-Star Game over Law that Expands Some Voting

CLAIM: Major League Baseball (MLB) is moving the All-Star Game out of Atlanta because of a law that restricts voting. VERDICT: FALSE. The new Georgia law actually expands some voting, contrary to claims by Democrats and the media. MLB became the latest victim of a hoax about Georgia’s voting law when it announced Friday that it […]

Democrats Propose Requiring Vaccine Passports For Voting

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Democrats have proposed a controversial new law that would require vaccine passports for voting. The bill currently under deliberation in Congress would ban all forms of ID for voting — because that’s racist — but require voters to show their COVID-19 vaccine passport at polling places. Republicans and Democrats alike were confused by the […]

MLB moves All-Star Game from Georgia over new voting law

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp lashed out at MLB for the decision in a statement, calling the decision “cancel culture.” “Today, Major League Baseball caved to fear, political opportunism, and liberal lies,” Kemp said in the statement. “This attack on our state is the direct result of repeated lies from Joe Biden and Stacey Abrams.” MLB […]

Americans divided on how easy voting should be – survey

Partisan differences emerge when asked if voting should be made as easy as possible in the United States, according to a survey conducted between March 1-7, by the Pew Research Center.The survey found that 71% Republicans are more likely to say that citizens should register ahead of time to prove that they really wish to […]

Final voting results show major setback for Israel’s Netanyahu

“It is clear that Netanyahu does not have a majority to form a government under his leadership,” said Gideon Saar, one of the former Netanyahu allies who now oppose him. “Action must now be taken to realize the possibility of forming a government for change.” In order to form a government, a candidate must work […]

I’m a Proud ‘Mapainik’ — But This Time I’m Voting for Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to the media after his meeting with the Israeli citizen no. 5,000,000 to get the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, in Tel Aviv, Israel, March 8, 2021. Miriam Alster/Pool via REUTERS To be honest, I have never voted for Netanyahu and the Likud. I would prefer to vote for […]

Polish MEP Says EU Voting Itself an ‘LGBTIQ Freedom Zone’ Is ‘Absurd’

Polish MEP Ryszard Legutko, of the governing Law and Justice (PiS) party, said the EU Parliament voting to make the bloc an “LGBTIQ freedom zone” was “absurd.” Earlier this week, the European Parliament voted by 492 to 141 to declare the political bloc a “zone of freedom” for “LGBTIQ” people, which was described as an act against allegedly […]

Right Wing Round-Up: Everybody Shouldn’t Be Voting

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Clyburn: Civil Rights, Voting Rights Should Have Special Filibuster Exception Like Budget Does

House Majority Whip Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “All In” that there should be special exceptions where the filibuster rule does not apply to voting rights and civil rights. Clyburn said, “It’s not just HR1 that I’m concerned about. Remember, it has a lot to do with redistricting with financing campaigns. That’s […]

‘Jim Crow in a suit and tie’: Georgia Senate approves massive assault on voting rights

The Republican Party of Georgia advanced its sweeping assault on voting rights Monday by pushing through the state Senate legislation that would roll back no-excuse absentee voting and ramp up voter ID requirements, a move that drew outrage from activists who dubbed the measure “one of the worst voter suppression bills in the country.” As The […]

Sheila Jackson Lee: Republicans Engaged in ‘War on Black People’ Voting

Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) said Tuesday on CNN’s “Tonight” that the Republican Party was engaged in “a war on black people as it relates to voting.” Anchor Don Lemon said, “The Supreme Court is hearing arguments today that could weaken voting rights in Arizona. Major push nationwide to make it harder for people to […]

Christians Must Push GOP to Restrict Voting to ‘Prepare the Way’ for Trump’s Return, Says Pastor Shane Vaughn

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London’s Liberal Muslim Mayor Demands Mail-in Voting: ‘It Worked for the Dems’

London’s liberal muslim Mayor Sadiq Khan has demanded mail-in voting for the upcoming mayoral election, claiming that the “disproportionate” effect of the coronavirus on ethnic minorities will reduce voter turnout. Mayor Khan has been serving as the unelected Mayor of London for almost one extra year after the normal elections were cancelled last year due […]

Supreme Court could put new limits on voting rights lawsuits

Eight years after carving the heart out of a landmark voting rights law, the Supreme Court is looking at putting new limits on efforts to combat racial discrimination in voting. The justices are taking up a case about Arizona restrictions on ballot collection and another policy that penalizes voters who cast ballots in the wrong […]

Dominion Voting Systems takes out ad on conservative radio

Dominion appears to have taken out similar ads touting itself as a “proud American company” on The Hayride, a right-wing Louisiana politics blog. In a statement to POLITICO about the radio ad, a Dominion spokesperson said that “there is a lot of defamatory disinformation being spread about Dominion,“ and that “we want to make sure […]

Tony Perkins and Michael Farris Encourage New Voting Restrictions, Warn of Christian Persecution

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins and Alliance Defending Freedom President Michael Farris encouraged religious-right activists to support new state-level voting restrictions at a Feb. 10 town hall meeting at Cornerstone Chapel, Farris’s home church in Leesburg, Virginia. The event was part of FRC’s “Pray Vote Stand” project. The program was hosted by Cornerstone Pastor […]

Joe Biden Seeks to Surge Foreign-Born Voting Population Ahead of Elections

President Joe Biden is looking to surge the number of legal immigrants who become naturalized American citizens, and thus are eligible to vote, ahead of the 2022 midterms and 2024 presidential election. In an executive order on Tuesday, Biden ordered multiple federal agencies to work to boost the rates of legal immigrants becoming naturalized citizens. […]

Democrats Introduce Bill for Nationwide Mail-in Voting

Two Democrat lawmakers introduced a bill dubbed the “Vote at Home Act” on Thursday. The lawmakers say they want to expand on the “Oregon-style” mail-in voting nationwide and assert that the move is necessary in order to “make real progress” in the country. Oregon already allowed voting by mail prior to the covid pandemic unlike […]

Democrat Lawmakers Introduce Bill for Nationwide Mail-in Voting: Necessary to ‘Make Real Progress’

Two Democrat lawmakers introduced a bill on Thursday, dubbed the “Vote at Home Act,” to expand “Oregon-style” mail-in voting nationwide, contending that the move is necessary to “make real progress” in the country. The bill, introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), is designed to “fight voter suppression” as detailed by Wyden’s […]

Here It Comes: Democratic Victories Encourage Republican Attacks on Voting

Republican officials in Pennsylvania and Georgia are responding to Democratic victories in 2020 with new efforts to make voting more difficult, and they’re being cheered on by the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins, who called it “some of the best news” of the year so far in his “Washington Watch” newsletter Friday. Voting by mail […]

Tom Cotton: Democrats Want Pandemic Voting Practices to Be Permanent, National

Democrats seek permanent nationalization of changes to voting practices ostensibly implemented as pandemic safety measures, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) said Thursday in an interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. Marlow asked how to restore election integrity given the imposition of automatic voter registration and sending of mail-in ballots to addresses on […]

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. […]

Dem Congressman Says White, Male, Trump Voting Troops May Betray Biden at Inauguration

Even though National Guard troops are being vetted by the FBI for potential animosity toward Joe Biden, Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen thinks that the soldiers’ sex and skin color are enough to suspect them of plotting “insurrection.” Cohen’s suggestion that the majority of troops should be viewed with suspicion was a step too far even […]

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