Posts Tagged ‘vote’

Beating Back The Bern: Shilling For Hillary Clinton By Proxy

photo by Phil Roeder via Flickr

Something I’ve noticed in the past few days on social media is the backlash against Bernie Sanders supporters by certain “liberals.” To be clear, I put “liberals” in quotes because they are acting more like protectors of the establishment and not the liberals they claim to be. Hillary Clinton defenders are starting to “#FeelTheBern” and…
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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’

photo by J.B. Forbes / AP / St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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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