Tag Archives: Voting Rights

An Uninformed Voter is a gop Voter

From one extremist right wing red state to another, Constitutional rights have been stripped away from citizens, including the right to choose, the right to vote, the right to be secure and free from deranged domestic terrorists who with increased … Continue reading

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Catching Up A Bit – Thoughts Re November, 2016

Note: I have been away from blogging, here and on other blogs, due to the bulk of my time being taken up by a four-month-long major project, that is now behind me. My absence here had nothing to do with … Continue reading

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My Response to Criticism of My After-Election Post

I have received considerable criticism after posting this last night: “USA: 1776-2014. RIP” (Why people post on Facebook and not here, I’ll never understand, or accept.) I STAND BY EVERY THING I SAID AND WOULD NOT CHANGE A WORD. The … Continue reading

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The Mixed Legacy of Eric Holder

Certainly, all cabinet members serve at the will of the President and are beholden to follow policies as set by the President, but there is still a measure of discretion inherent in offices of the highest level, including that of … Continue reading

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50 Years Since Freedom Summer and Racism Still Trumps the Vote

Almost a hundred years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and the fighting of the Civil War, de facto segregation was still the law south of “Mason Dixon” and the right to vote still a mere illusion for millions … Continue reading

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Our Return to the Old West – Thanks, Ninth Circuit!

The ongoing legacy of decades of reagan and bush presidencies has been the flooding of the nations’ federal court system with hundreds of judges who have no more business being judges with lifetime tenure deciding the fate of hundreds of … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Now Lies to the American People.

Or, How Chief Justice Roberts Got His Way by Lying In the recent past, monumental decisions from our United States Supreme Court have been handed down by a 5-4 majority, where the facts and logic supporting such decisions have been … Continue reading

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