Category Archives: Vote Suppression

Voting News: The Yutes of Today

Two very different news articles on the callous Yutes of Today and getting them to actually, you know, participate in the electoral process. First up, Axios smarty brevity (all the weird formatting is theirs, I swear): A leading Democratic super PAC … Continue reading

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Floriduh Man

Axios’ morning email thingie (all formatting is theirs, I swear!): Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a top potential ’24 presidential candidate, announced that his Office of Election Crimes and Security, formed in April, was arresting 20 people for breaking Florida elections … Continue reading

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GOP Has A Plan For That: How To Steal More Elections

As some wit famously said of Nixon, he was so crooked he needed a cork screw to put on his trousers. The GOP has taken that lesson to heart: The plan, as outlined by a Republican National Committee staffer in … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in Pennsylvania

Guys, it seems that Possum Hollar Pennsyltucky’s Republican Gubnor candidate has quite the resumé. Vanity Fair’s email thingie alerts us: If you’re not familiar with Doug Mastriano, a quick primer on the state senator turned gubernatorial candidate: – On November … Continue reading

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Every Republican Accusation is a Confession (An on-going series)

Guys, I hate to tell you this but voter fraud is real after all: Mark Meadows was simultaneously registered to vote in three states He’s a one-man wave of corruption! After Donald Trump lost the presidential election, falsely claiming election … Continue reading

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Deep in the Heartless of Texas

What a weird coinky-dink: The March 1 Democratic and Republican primaries were the first Texas elections with a wide-reaching voting law in effect. The bill — Senate Bill 1 — and earlier versions made national headlines during the 2021 legislative … Continue reading

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Report: The Right To Vote Isn’t A Right In Texas

The theocracy of Texas (“You will have your rapist’s baby, unless it is trans and then you will be arrested for child abuse”) accomplished another one of their goals: Thousands of Texans who tried to vote by mail during this … Continue reading

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2022: ‘It’s About Democracy, Stupid!’

Over the weekend I was having a text chat with some of my unindicted co-conspirators and I made the observation that the unified message of the Democrats for 2022 needs to be, “It’s About Democracy, Stupid!” — and then this … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Texas, America’s Lab for Bad Policy is gonna try the ol’ The Dog Ate My Homework defense, eh? Hearing now that some significant Texas counties are having trouble getting forms for ballots they'll need next week and … Continue reading

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Arizona Tries To Turn Back Time

Meanwhile, in the Terrible Sand Kingdom of Arizonastan, some decrepit, sun-baked winger is trying to party like it is 1958 (emphasis mine): An arch conservative member of Arizona’s state House of Representatives has proposed a mammoth overhaul of the state’s voting … Continue reading

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