Category Archives: Voting Rights

New Voter ID Law Shows it’s a Man’s World in Texas

Republican legislators in Texas have come up with a new voter ID law meant to block many women from voting in the next election. Like other voter ID laws in Texas and

GOP’s Road to Nowhere: Civil Rights, the Debt Ceiling and a Very Small Tent

As a Democrat, I cannot help but get excited about the future, every time Republican elected leaders choose to listen to the extremist in their party they further damage their chances to

Voting Restriction Laws Will Backfire on GOP

Thanks to the U.S Supreme Court striking down certain provisions in the 1965 Voting Rights Act, Republican-controlled states are pushing laws to restrict, or make it much more difficult for college age

Election 2014: Democrats, Get to Work or Face Chance of Losing Senate

We supporters of Barack Obama just won a major election and we are all feeling confident. We should, Obama definitely won a mandate when it comes to raising taxes on the rich,

DNC: Pro Labor, Pro Gay Rights, Pro Prosperity for All

We have just stepped away from three days of an Obama-bashing convention, put on by the RNC (Republican National Convention). There weren’t many specifics to what the GOP and their candidate for

Mitt Romney’s Heart: Republican Nominee Pleads His Case to NAACP

Mitt Romney, as any presidential candidate – regardless of party – got invited to speak to the NAACP. At least Mitt accepted the invitation as his Republican predecessor George W. Bush, turned

Will the Votes Be Counted Fairly?

We have seen shenanigans in voting laws across the country under the guise of creating barriers to voter fraud.   The numbers on cases of voter fraud vs the instances of humans struck

ALEC and the Unduly Influence of Corporations

Recently, large corporations such as Coca Cola, Pepsi, McDonald’s, Kraft and the latest, Wendy’s, have been dropping out of supporting American Legislative Exchange Council also known as ALEC, a conservative political organization

Voting Rights: Republicans Attack on Democracy

After the midterm 2010 election when Republicans gained control of several state houses and governor seats, they began working on legislation; not to create jobs for the unemployed as many of their

Voter ID Laws: Stopping Fraud or Blocking Votes?

If this was Putin’s Russia or many of the countries that are being ruled by dictators or regimes that are determined to stay in power, even if it means cheating the voting