Your Ability To Vote Is Under Continued Attack By The Republicans In Madison

In another sinister attempt to restrict voter rights in the State of Wisconsin, State Representative Jeff Stone of Greenfield introduced a new bill that is quietly but quickly moving through the state assembly. As I posted earlier one of the points in the bill limits recalling elected municipal and school…

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New Election Bill Attacks Voter Rights On Any Number Of Levels and MJS Headlines School Board Recalls?

State Representative Jeff Stone introduces a bill that wrecks havoc with voter rights and adds new restrictions on early voting and tries to do an end run to enable voter id legislation (we’ll get to those later). And the headline at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s JSONLINE is Elections bill would…

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You Want Free Effective Voter ID?

I don’t imagine the Republicans in Madison would buy into this proposition…but there is a way to provide effective protection of the vote and the identification method would be absolutely free to the voter…although the state would probably have to provide a database of voters (which they should be doing…

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Appeals Court Rules Wisconsin Voter ID is Constitutional

Here’s the long and short as written on today’s JSONLINE: A state appeals court on Thursday overturned a Dane County judge’s decision that found Wisconsin’s voter ID law violated the state constitution, but the ID requirement remains blocked because of a ruling in a separate case. The 4th District Court…

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Wisconsin Voter Fraud and Voter ID

I would like to thank long time reader and active commenter, forgotmyscreenname, for providing a link to the recent Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article about recent charges brought against 10 area residents for voter fraud. After having read the article, I wanted to follow up with a few comments here. Over…

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RwP: Panel Discussion Part 2 “Voter Suppression”

Part 2 of Rants Without Pants panel discussion where we debate “Voter Suppression”. I call this segment “The Stacy Harbaugh Show” because Stacy from the ACLU of WI kicks butt in this segment. The panel consists of Stacy Harbaugh (Communications Director for the American Civil Liberties Union of WI), Dusty…

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Voting Law Changes You Need to Know for November 6th!

Although the Voter Id portion of the 2011 Wisconsin Election Reform Act was struck down by two different courts, a number of other provisions remain in force. The Wisconsin State Journal explains the changes in detail. But here’s their synopsis on what the changes are and how they may affect…

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Voter Intimidation Isn’t Restricted to Urban Inner Cities

You do NOT need VOTER ID on NOVEMBER 6th in the State of Wisconsin! Recently a number of billboards have appeared in Milwaukee’s minority neighborhoods ‘reminding’ our friends and neighbors that voter fraud is a felony. Needless to say there have been protests about voter intimidation as a result. But…

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Voter ID and Free Milwaukee Birth Certificates

After the Voter ID bill passed in Madison, County Supervisor Nikiya Harris was instrumental in passing legislation to provide FREE birth certificates to people born in Milwaukee County. The intention was to reduce the cost of acquiring the required ID needed to vote under the new law. Even though the…

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Understanding The Push For Voter ID Laws in America

It’s not hard to work out.  Seriously… White Americans have officially passed a major … milestone as they now represent less than half of all births in the United States. You’ve got to strip them of their rights before they know what it is they’re missing.  It’s easier that way.

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