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Texas voter ID law rejected by federal court

Texas voter ID law rejected by federal court

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Federal courts shot down two state laws enacted by Republican legislatures aimed at suppressing the vote. A three judge U.S. District Court panel in Washington blocked a SB14 in Texas which would have required voters to present phooto IDs to election officials prior to being allowed to vote.  […]

Judge to remove Florida voter registration rules permanently

Judge to remove Florida voter registration rules permanently

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Florida voters scored a decisive victory earlier today in Florida when a Federal Judge filed an order indicating he will permanently remove controversial restrictions on community-based voter registration drives. The suit was filed by the League of Women Voters of Florida, Rock the Vote, and the Florida Public Interest Research […]

Is Obamacare the Right’s new Roe v. Wade?

Is Obamacare the Right’s new Roe v. Wade?

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Conservatives are always on the wrong side of history. Without exception, every leap in expanding rights in this country, from slavery to women’s suffrage have been violently opposed by the conservative right. Liberals wanted to end slavery. Conservatives opposed it. Liberals wanted Women’s rights. Conservatives opposed it . […]

VIDEO: Top Romney Advisor: Romney does not believe the individual mandate is a tax

VIDEO: Top Romney Advisor: Romney does not believe the individual mandate is a tax

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit On MSNBC’s Daily Rundown, top Romney advisor, Eric Fehrnstrom admitted to host Chuck Todd when pushed that presidential hopeful Mitt Romney does not believe ObamaCare’s individual mandate is a tax. Comparing Romney’s mandate in Massachusetts with the national version, Fehrnstrom stated:  “What we put in place in Massachusetts […]

Former spokesperson for Michigan Republican party calls for Armed Rebellion

Former spokesperson for Michigan Republican party calls for Armed Rebellion

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Matthew Davis, an attorney in Lansing, Michigan—and the former spokesperson for the Michigan Republican Party—questioned in a widely distributed email today whether armed rebellion was justified over the Supreme Court ruling upholding Obamacare. Davis sent the email just moments after the Court’s decision was announced to conservative activists […]