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Supreme Court voices skepticism
about Voting Rights Act

Los Angeles Times, by David G. Savage & David Lauter

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 2/27/2013 9:36:13 PM

Washington - The historic Voting Rights Act appeared to be in deep trouble Wednesday after the Supreme Court´s conservative justices argued during a racially charged debate that targeting the South for special scrutiny was no longer fair. (Snip) When the Obama administration´s top courtroom lawyer rose to defend the law, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. asked whether the administration thought "citizens in the South are more racist than citizens in the North." No, U.S. Solicitor Gen. Donald Verrilli Jr. said, but there is reason to believe that discrimination in voting remains more of a problem across

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Let US call a spade a spade, please. If there is any voting discrimination, it´s by all the tricks and obfuscation done by the dRATS to get minorities and illegals to vote, so the impending declining white population loses. And between gerrymandering districts every ten years and the black blight [meaning poor and gangs] in many major cities, most elections are skewed to the liberal left that "feeds" the LIV until next election.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northcross, 2/27/2013 9:46:33 PM     (No. 9199950)

Once again Verrilli is sent out by the administration in a futile attempt to defend the indefensible, making him look like a blithering idiot.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/27/2013 9:50:20 PM     (No. 9199954)

Obama clearly uses the law as a tool for punishing those who oppose his politics. Many of those States are in the South which tends to be Conservative. My home State of Texas is a prime example.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/27/2013 10:10:09 PM     (No. 9199995)

Contrary to Sodaheadmayor, the SC is not to make the law, only to interpret it.

Always picking on the south, where the founding fathers came from BTW.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Salt5792, 2/27/2013 10:20:14 PM     (No. 9200012)

If success in overturning the VRA depends on Roberts, forget it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lala, 2/27/2013 10:29:28 PM     (No. 9200037)

Roberts cannot be relied on to follow the law. He just wants to ensure that he is invited to the hottest parties in the District. What a spaghetti-spined loser he´s turned out to be. So disappointing.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: reddfroge, 2/27/2013 10:32:41 PM     (No. 9200045)

I no longer trust my government...we are done

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dwa, 2/27/2013 10:36:44 PM     (No. 9200051)

#4 & 5 I couldn´t agree with you more

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Davids918, 2/27/2013 11:22:54 PM     (No. 9200101)

The question would be which elected officials are trying to prevent minorities from voting?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/28/2013 4:27:18 AM     (No. 9200263)

Maybe the SC should take a look at Birmingham AL where it all began. It´s totally run by blacks and the blacks have sunk it into near bankruptcy.

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