Category Archives: voting

News That Will Drive You to Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs OMG, you guys! Voter fraud is real! Take it away, One News Now! A legal scholar and former commissioner on the Federal Election Commission is pleased President Donald Trump has ordered an investigation into voter fraud. … Continue reading

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Why Are All The Dogs Barking, Part Infinity

Noted white person Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill doesn’t like automatic voter registration: “I don’t think that just because your birthday comes around, you should be registered to vote,” he said in an interview with Brian Jenkins, the director … Continue reading

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The Morning Quote

Gov. Sammiches said when vetoing a motor-voter bill: In his veto of the Motor Vehicles Commission bill, Christie said the law should instead be called the “Voter Fraud Enhancement and Permission Act” because it would “almost certainly register ineligible voters” … Continue reading

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Jim DeMint Must Be Slipping

In which former Senator and current sleaze-ball Jim DeMint actually says something honest. Continue reading

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Frank Luntz Speaks!

Kudos to @JDickerson for kicking off tonight's #DemDebate with foreign policy. It may not be important to Democrats, but it is to America. — Frank Luntz (@FrankLuntz) November 15, 2015 I hate to break the news to you, Frankie, but Democrats … Continue reading

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Told Ya So

The 2014 Vote was the lowest participation in 72 years.

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Now Read This

TechCrunch has a great piece up about technology, democracy, and voting. This is is not the usual “technology will solve everything (Techtopia, as I like to call it) — The passage on gerrymandering I found especially interesting: In a sane … Continue reading

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The Tsunami That Wasn’t

We mentioned the other day that the turnout for the 2014 election was low, didn’t we? Well, yes we did. And it was lower than 40%, 36.6% to be exact. Anyway, whenever some Wingnut or member of Y’all Qaeda tells … Continue reading

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Cheer-up

Just on last thought for this morning: the incoming Senate Majority Leader, the amply be-chinned Mitch McConnell is going to be no more successful controlling the Senate than strangely orange-hued Speaker of the House John Boehner has been successful controlling … Continue reading

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Voter Lookup

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