Category Archives: Voting Rights

Jonah Goldberg’s Comments about Charles Schumer Deceptive

Big, Bad, Evil Government; this is what Republican talking heads like Jonah Goldberg want us to believe, which really is just a cover for the real evil; wealthy billionaires using our government

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

Beyond Bigotry: GOP Needs Self-Examination Over Racism

To hear conservatives talk about racism, it is as though America has moved away from racism and it is only because liberals, or in other words Democrats, are the ones who keep

Imagine: America without the GOP

Legislative roadblocks, religious extremism, Tea Party bigotry, and favoritism to wealthy interests in the form of huge tax cuts and deregulation for chemical polluters of our air and water. All this along

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

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia Needs to Explain “Racial Entitlement”

The United States Supreme Court recently listened to a challenge to the Voting Rights Act in which the question before the court is “about whether the federal government should still be requiring

America: on the Road to Equality – or Not

For Gay Americans like me, the last couple of years have been good ones for us. We have seen the end of DODT (Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell) so that our gay brothers