Video: Obama Fired Up: “Read Up on Your History - Your Vote Matters!”

9/18/16 11:53:28 pm
re: #89 De Kolta Chair He plays Zach Galafiniakis' mother. Zach is a rodeo clown, and they live in Bakersfield.

President Obama spoke to the Congressional Black Caucus yesterday, with some powerful remarks about the urgent need to get as many people out to vote as possible in this election. This is a must-see for anyone tempted to think their vote doesn’t matter. It matters. Here’s the full speech; …

Facepalm of the Day: Rand Paul Is “The Closest Thing Republicans Have to Al Sharpton or Jesse Jackson”

10/10/14 9:57:41 pm
Rand Paul is just like all of the other GOPTPers when it comes to Black Americans. He underestimates our intelligence and has no idea how knowledgeable we are about politics and politicians. He thinks we blacks will vote for him ...

Key Section of Voting Rights Act Struck Down by SCOTUS

6/25/13 2:48:05 pm
re: #61 Political Atheist But "ineffectiveness" by itself is never going to be a key art of an argument. You may be confusing "disingenuous" with "ineffective" here. For example, the old literacy tests etc. were promoted using disingenuous arguments, but ...

Missouri GOP Senate Candidate Todd Akin Wants to Repeal Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts

Bad right wing craziness
274Patricia Kayden
8/20/12 3:58:39 am
Akin "apologized" for the rape comments based on all the blowback -- even from the Righties. Has he apologized for the voting rights comments? Seems like there was no blowback re those comments, which I find disturbing.

Now the GOP Is Trying to Kill the Voting Rights Act

The Republican Party’s total war on minorities
2/19/12 6:00:58 pm
GOP-controlled state legislatures should simply cut to the chase and create a bill stating that the only residents who are qualified to vote in general elections are registered members of the Republican Party.