Texas, Justice Dept. Square Off Over Voter ID Law As Part of Dispute That Could Decide 2012 Election

(Multimedia) The Justice Department and the Texas legislature are squaring off in court today over the state’s controversial voter ID law. The law requires voters to show photo identification at the polls, and Texas hopes to implement it before the November election. The DOJ blocked Texas’ voter ID law in March, saying it will disenfranchise at least 600,000 voters — a disproportionate number of which are Latinos and other minority groups. Currently, 16 states ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Jul 9, 2012 - 9:38 PM PDT
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by Dwight Rousu - Jul. 9, 2012

This is a good report on late attempts to stop racist voter ID laws that have been passed based upon the false fear created by the repugnantcon big lie machines pointing to voter fraud that is not present in any reality, just in the imagination of the fear machine.

This is another attack upon democracy by the hate marketing arm of big corporatist who want all the political power around the globe.

The clip that you played from Governor Perry, that’s just inaccurate. I think between 2002 and 2009, there were zero prosecutions for voter fraud during that time. And ... More »

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Paromita Pain
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by Paromita Pain - Jul. 11, 2012

We have the same system in India and I would love to see how its works here.

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by Glenn LaBauve - Jul. 11, 2012

A short news brief that hits only the high points

After George bush spent $40 million to uncover voter fraud, they found only 86 cases of voter fraud. These laws are a solution in search of a problem. The larger problem is the secrecy surrounding the code on leased not purchased voting machines and their vulnerability to hacking.

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