Posts Tagged ‘vote’

Democrats Are Weasels, But Don’t Let That Stop You From Voting

It’s been a near universal Democratic game plan for the 2014 mid-term elections: Run FAR away from President Obama. Democrats are such fucking weasels. They grow a conscience for about twenty seconds and vote for something like the Affordable Care Act, then when the political winds blow against them, they cower in fear, distancing themselves from…
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Missouri GOP Leader Calls Ferguson Voter Registration Drives ‘Disgusting’

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Apparently when you want to take part, maybe hold your local government accountable, some Republicans show you nothing but contempt. In Ferguson, Missouri, after the killing of Michael Brown, a black unarmed teenager by a white police officer, you might expect at least a few black residents will register to vote, and set their sights on…
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Prison-Industrial Complex Watch: End Mandatory Minimum Sentences For Non-Violent Drug Offenses

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It’s time for Americans to pay attention to what we are doing to so many non-violent drug offenders. We put them in jail, take away their right to vote when they get out, in many cases for minor offenses, that probably shouldn’t be illegal in the first place. Americans need to see the forest for…
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Reports Of Gun-Control’s Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

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Over on The Atlantic, Molly Ball has announced “The Death of Gun Control.” She says that any serious efforts on gun control ended when the Senate voted down enhanced background checks back in April. And if that wasn’t the death of gun control, the recall of two pro-gun-control Democrats in Colorado on Tuesday made it…
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