Category Archives: Voting Rights

Republican Efforts to Block Votes Shows Desperation

Democracy is a precious instrument needed to prevent dictators from overcoming the Will of the People. Democracy assures freedom and liberty for everyone. However, the very core of democracy is threatened when

Five Things Democrats Can Do to Turn Out the Vote in the 2014 Midterm

Republicans have their hopes up. The 2014 midterm election is a good chance for them to take the U.S. Senate and gain seats in the U.S. House. It does not matter that

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