Posts Tagged ‘voting

28
Sep
16

In The News Today

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27
Sep
16

Don’t Waste Your Power

27
Aug
16

Chat Away

07
Aug
16

Your Voice. Your Vote.

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05
Jul
16

The Hilarious Take On Brexit

*Shot*

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*Chaser*

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28
Jun
16

Early Bird Chat

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All Times Eastern

10AM: President Obama and Vice President Biden receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

1PM: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

3:15PM: President Obama and Vice President Biden meet with Secretary of Defense Carter

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24
Jun
16

#Brexit: The Consequences Of Xenophobic Nationalism

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Nigel Farage is a scumbag

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24
Jun
16

Early Bird Chat

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 23: US President Barack Obama walks toward Marine One while departing from the South Lawn of the White House, June 23, in Washington, DC. President Obama is traveling to San Jose, California to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit on Friday. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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All Times Eastern

1:45PM: President Obama participates in a discussion with Mark Zuckerberg and entrepreneurs at Stanford Memorial Auditorium in Stanford, California

3;05PM: President Obama participates in a Google Portal virtual conversation with entrepreneurs at Stanford Memorial Auditorium

4:30PM: President Obama departs San Jose, California

6:20PM: President Obama arrives in Seattle, Washignton

9:55PM: President Obama delivers remarks at a fundraiser for Washington Governor Jay Inslee at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington

11:25PM: President Obama holds a fundraiser for House Democrats at a private residence

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The level of this dumbassery cannot be quantified. Also, to blame President Obama? That is one heck of a reach

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22
Apr
16

140 Characters Of Observations

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19
Apr
16

Your Apathy Is Not Voter Suppression

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Rikyrah

Voter Suppression is…

when you would be 42 years old, if you had stayed in the state of your birth before you’d be able to vote in this country and that’s AFTER you put on the uniform and put your life on the line for said country

when you attempt to register people to vote and wind up with a cross burning on your lawn

when you have a Bachelors and Masters degree, and are asked to inform the registrar – how many bubbles are in a bar of soap.

or how many jelly beans are in that jar.

or to recite the preamble to the U.S. Constitution..

and, even after you’ve done that, you are asked to recite the Declaration of Independence – verbatim.

Or, you have to take a test, on your state’s constitution, that lawyers, registered to practice law in your state – don’t know….

Or, being told that you can get a ‘ Free Voter ID’, but in order to get the ‘ Free ID’, you have to spent Hundreds of $$$$, and make numerous trips to various agencies to get the paperwork for the ‘ Free Voter ID’

ALL of the above is voter suppression.

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What is NOT Voter Suppression?

You being too fucking lazy to know the ins and outs of VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINES.

You being too arrogant and believing that the laws, which have been in place – FOR YEARS – should be changed, because, well, of YOU.

They didn’t just come up with a closed primary in New York last week, last month, or last year.

And, if ‘offends’ you to register with a political party…that is YOUR RIGHT.

But, sit down, shut THE PHUCK up, and wait for you turn to vote in November.

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If you don’t like that there is no Early Voting – get the legislature to change it.
If you don’t like that there is no ‘ No Reason’ Absentee – get the legislature to change it.
If you don’t like that it’s a ‘closed Primary’ – get the legislature to change it.
If you don’t like that there is no Election Day Registration – get the legislature to change it.

IF you have not spoken up before about these things…then go somewhere and STFU.

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Rikyrah

You want to know why you should vote?

THE SUPREME COURT.

There was a post yesterday, about the woman who follows the Supreme Court for Slate, and how, THIS was supposed to be the year where the SC was going to deliver a big FU to President Obama.

In case after case, they had greased the wheels so that the SC could just deliver a number of body blows to the President.

But, then, Fat Tony went up and died.

So, you don’t like Hillary.

Hell, I don’t like Hillary.

But, there are real cases.

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The outcome will affect MILLIONS of your fellow Americans.

So, maybe they don’t affect you.

But, you don’t have enough concern for your fellow citizens that you should know better that it’s important that a DEMOCRAT fills that seat?

You don’t like Money in Politics?

CITIZENS UNITED

You don’t know why so many of us are talking about ‘Voter Suppression?’

THE GUTTING OF THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT.

Why is this hard for some people to get?

The Court is literally – IN FRONT OF YOUR EYES-hanging in the balance.

And, that’s not enough reason to get out and vote?

REALLY?
SERIOUSLY?




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