Category Archives: Vote Suppression

Balls and Strikes: SCOTUS Strikes Alabama Congressional Map

Alabama’s legislature (read: White Republicans) redrew the state’s congressional map to have a single district in which Black voters make up a majority; Alabama’s electorate is 27 percent Black. Chief Justice Roberts —foe of the Voting Rights Act— and Justice … Continue reading

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If You Think Voting Is Ineffective, Wait Till You See How Not Voting Turns Out

And the Republicans are right back at trying to kill democracy dead: Last week’s striking scene came as Ohio joined a growing number of Republican-leaning states that are moving to undermine direct democracy by restricting citizens’ ability to bypass lawmakers … Continue reading

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Cleta Mitchell Has A Plan For The Yutes of Today

What’s SCOTUS Justice Ginni Thomas’ best gal pal Cleta Mitchell —who famously was on the perfect phone call between Hair Füror and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger asking to find enough votes to overturn the result— up to these … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, In Ohio

As long as we’re talking about Ohio (Motto: Home of John Boehner!), we might as well discuss the eff’ery the Republican Buckeyes are up to now: For 111 years, Ohio voters have lived with a set of rules for amending … Continue reading

Posted in Choice, voting, Wingnuttia, War on Women, Crazeee States, Forced Birth, Get Out The Vote, Ohio, Vote Suppression, Fascism | 5 Comments

News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Well, it only took an Act of Congress, but we fixed one of the places where Hair Füror rattled the doorknobs like a common velociraptor: Congress on Friday gave final passage to legislation changing the arcane law … Continue reading

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Boffo Early Voting Numbers in Georgia Runoff

A long line of Saturday voters in Athens gathers before the UGA-Tech game #gapol #gasen — Greg Bluestein (@bluestein) November 26, 2022 The WaPo tells us: CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — Georgia voters flocked to the polls Saturday to cast their … Continue reading

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Today in History, And Why You MUST Vote

Some days are portentous, I guess, and today is one of ‘em: Today is the anniversary of the Chimpy McStagger/Al Gore election in 2000 in which later the #illegitimateSCOTUS gave the keys to the castle to the second-worst prznint of … Continue reading

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The Devil Goes Down In Georgia

This might be good news from Georgeduh (emphasis mine): Georgia midterm voters turned out in record numbers on the first day of early in-person voting, Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said on Tuesday. More than 131,000 people cast ballots on … Continue reading

Posted in 2022 Pie Fight, Georgeduh, racism, The New Confederacy, Vote Suppression, voting, White Punks on Dope | 4 Comments

It’s E-Z to Vote In Floriduh, If You Are A Republican

This takes some brass: after making early voting, drop boxes, and mail-in ballots difficult if not unavailable in Floriduh, fascist Republican goblin, er, Governor Ron DeSantis is making those voting mechanisms available to the Republican-leaning counties hard hit by hurricane … Continue reading

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The November Threat

Joseph Stalin apocryphally said that who votes doesn’t matter, it’s who counts the votes. Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) morning email thingie sums up the treachery we are likely to experience tying to vote in the 2022 Pie Fight: … Continue reading

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