Category Archives: voting

Vote Like Your Life Depends On It, Part Infinity

I am really glad to read about a drive for early voting. Axios morning email thingie: Forces behind a “Vote Early Day 2020” initiative are launching a paid media campaign this week to get companies to encourage people to seek … Continue reading

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Mailing It In

The city of Milwaukee, WI passed a law to mail absentee-ballot applications with prepaid postage to all 300,000 registered voters there. Republican legislatures are holding-up statewide mail-in ballots, so state’s states with Democratic cities are leading the charge. This is how … Continue reading

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The Maths Prove: Mail-in Voting Works!

Our pals at Electoral Vote did the maths (emphasis mine): Joe Biden won Saturday’s Kansas primary even though no voters showed up at the polls to vote for him. How did he pull this off? Did the DNC pull some … Continue reading

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Our List Grows, Part Infinity

Republicans continue voting-rights eff’ery project because how else will they get Lord Damp Nut re-elected: Kentucky passed a NEW voter-ID law. What a coinkidink!, ID-issuing offices are closed because of an ongoing lethal pandemic. Weird, huh? Texas accepts that pandemic-based … Continue reading

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Expect More GOP Voting Suppression

President Trump: “I think mail-in voting is horrible, it’s corrupt.” Reporter: “You voted by mail in Florida’s election last month, didn’t you?” Trump: “Sure. I can vote by mail” Reporter: “How do you reconcile with that?” Trump: “Because I’m allowed … Continue reading

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Who Moved WI’s Cheese?

Er, I meant, who moved the WI Primary: In a reversal, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced he wants to postpone his state’s Tuesday election. The Democrat called the state legislature into a special session on Saturday to take up legislation … Continue reading

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Activism Alert: Mail-only Ballots NOW!

The Electoral Vote bloggers tell us that: On Monday, Rhode Island governor Gina Raimondo (D) announced that she plans to postpone the state’s primary elections, pushing them from April 28 to June 2. This makes Rhode Island’s primary the ninth … Continue reading

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We Are Trump’s Ultimate Jury

A smart A-1 article from the NYTimes (shocking, I know): “Every one is playing their assigned role in a drama where the ending seems known in advance as the House of Representatives heads toward a likely party-line vote to impeach … Continue reading

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Vote!

Scissorheads, you outdid yourselves in yesterday’s pop quiz and now we must vote for Putin’s, er, Comrade Trump’s nominee to be the new ambassador to Russia! As is our tradition here at MPS, the voting is totally rigged, you can … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs Jump for Jeebus! Our old pal Josh Bernstein has a simple, 5-year agricultural reform, er, 5-point plan to stop DEMOCRATIC voter fraud! Let’s listen! Gosh, I think that the Kremlin likes the cut of your Jib, … Continue reading

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