Category Archives: Elections

Election news, commentary

North Carolina GOP-Led Election Boards Take Voter Suppression Tactics on Student Voting to New Heights

Students targeted by Republican controlled Board of Elections in North Carolina North Carolina Republican Governor McCrory installed more Republicans on the State Board of Elections when he took office, and the State Board of Elections subsequently changed local NC County … Continue reading

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92 Year Old Rosa Nell Eaton Fired Up and Fed Up with NC Voter ID Law

92 Year Old North Carolina Resident Rosa Nell Eaton Arrested for Protesting North Carolina Voter ID Law In the above video Ms. Rosa Nell Eaton tells how she first registered to vote in Franklin County, North Carolina: In 1934 Rosa … Continue reading

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North Carolina Voter I.D. Law “Common Sense” Voter Suppression of Minority & Youth Voters

State Representative Tom Murry (R. N. Carolina), co-author of the restrictive Voter I.D. Law passed by the North Carolina legislature on July 25th, just 30 days after the Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the historic Voting Rights Act, … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights Act a Blow to Civil Rights

The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5 to 4 Decision, split along party lines, undermined the heart of the Voting Rights Act which has helped protect voters from discrimination since its passage in 1965. The Roberts Court said that the … Continue reading

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Voter Suppression via “True the Vote” Voter Intimidation Tactics

“True the Vote” accused of Voter Suppression Tactics The organization called “True the Vote” sounds like it wants to insure voter protection from the title of the group. However, according to folks who have attended recent events sponsored by True … Continue reading

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Stealing the Election Vote by Vote in Ohio in 2004 and 2012?

Remember Ohio 2004 to Protect the Vote in Ohio 2012 The 2012 Election is less than 75 days away and GOP Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted elected in 2010 has proven with recent decisions to cut early voting hours … Continue reading

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The Continuing Saga of the Fraud…of “Voter Fraud”

There is a great need to remind Americans of a more factual reality about our election system, a reality that is fact-based instead of a made-up talking point reality out of the brain of Karl Rove, Frank Luntz and company. … Continue reading

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Bill Moyers Program on the Bank Follies and Jamie Dimon

The Rude Awakening that Bankers are Acting Like the Mafia Bill Moyers interviewed Matt Taibbi, contributing editor of “Rolling Stone” and Yves Smith, creator of the finance and economics blog, Naked Capitalism, about what is really going on with big banks … Continue reading

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The Fraud of Voter Fraud: A Fairytale

Once upon a time Karl Rove decided he had to find a way to narrow the margin between democratic and republican voters forever and ever because he had a big big dream. He wanted to make sure that there would … Continue reading

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Is Scott Brown Afraid to Debate Elizabeth Warren?

Scott Brown Makes Unreasonable Demands for Conditions of Debating Elizabeth Warren Rachel Maddow tonight explained that Scott Brown would only debate Elizabeth Warren if MSNBC doesn’t host the debate and – are you ready for this:  if Ted Kennedy’s widow, … Continue reading

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