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SCOTUS ruling sets stage for
voter ID battle

Politico, by Emily Schultheis

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Posted By:lasvegaslou, 6/26/2013 7:47:43 AM

The Supreme Court decision Tuesday striking down a key plank of the Voting Rights Act dramatically eases the way for states to push through stricter voting laws — and the flurry of action could reverberate into 2014 and beyond. Some states such as Texas moved within hours of the landmark ruling to implement so-called voter ID laws — requiring voters to show valid identification before they can cast ballots — that had been on hold. Others, such as swing state North Carolina, are expected to pass legislation this year that could complicate Democrats’ chances in 2014 midterm elections.

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This goes a long way to help insure honest elections but not all the way. There is much left to be done. Progressives are very creative when it comes to cheating.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: saryden, 6/26/2013 7:58:31 AM     (No. 9394214)

If it weren´t so important, this would be funny... that the author states that requiring valid identification "could complicate Democrats’ chances in 2014 midterm elections." (not scotch, just complicate)
Every Republican who withholds voting in 2014 would be aiding in the demise of capitalism, freedom, and a future for our children. Other than that, volunteer to be a poll watcher!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lil dotty, 6/26/2013 8:52:11 AM     (No. 9394319)

Rats do excel in the knowledge of cheating. The ONE THING they are experts on.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MattMusson, 6/26/2013 8:58:18 AM     (No. 9394334)

Unfortunately - the majority of voter fraud actually involves ´voting´ for people who never come to the polls.

After the doors close - Democrat operatives go through the list and cast votes for those who did not show. This is why they vote in alphabetical order.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: fritzilou, 6/26/2013 9:11:23 AM     (No. 9394368)

Every American, born or naturalized, should support a secure voter ID. We should not want those who are willing to participate in un-Constitutional voting to participate. There is no intimidation in a drivers license; ditto a voter ID.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jasmine, 6/26/2013 9:12:02 AM     (No. 9394370)

Voter ID is not a "restriction" on anyone entitled to vote. It´s protection, ensuring the ballot box reflects the will of the citizenry. And an informed citizenry that cannot be silenced through voter fraud is Democrats´ biggest nightmare.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ivehadit, 6/26/2013 9:26:41 AM     (No. 9394395)

If ID´s are not important why are we issued social security numbers?

No, this is not a move to stricter voting laws. This is just
a move to legitimate voting.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: kanphil, 6/26/2013 9:50:53 AM     (No. 9394467)

Given that all three branches of government have shown themselves to be corrupt, only the Lord knows how this will turn out. But in the meantime, I sure am enjoying listening to the race baiters shriek. On Hannity´s show last night I thought Juan Williams was going to break into tears.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney, 6/26/2013 10:42:47 AM     (No. 9394616)

It´s d--- odd that democrats can´t identify themselves at the voter polls.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 6/26/2013 10:55:14 AM     (No. 9394647)

FTA: Young, elderly, minority and urban voters tend to be most affected by stricter voting requirements

Why is having an ID any harder for them than anyone else? If anything you´d think it would be harder for rural folk who have to drive long distances to get to a polling place.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: provide, 6/26/2013 10:58:04 AM     (No. 9394654)

Good. No more IDs for beer and cigarettes.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 6/26/2013 11:32:07 AM     (No. 9394768)

We WILL take back this country and INVALIDATE the un-Constitutional laws that have been passed under this imposter.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bighambone, 6/26/2013 11:52:24 AM     (No. 9394844)

What is the big deal, as you can´t even see a doctor around here without first showing photo ID at the front desk at the doctor´s office as they check you in to ensure that you are the same person as is indicated on Medicare and other health insurance cards.

What the States should do is offer a free State ID card to everyone eligible to vote, that´s all US citizens, who do not have a drivers license.

If the Democrats really want to ensure that all their potential voters have a photo ID to vote, they could be making sure that they all apply and get a photo ID long before election day. Since the Democrats are not doing that, their inactivity on that front must be for some other reason?

You have to figure that most of the voter fraud in not perpetrated at the actual polls on election day, but is accomplished through the early voting and absentee voting processes where political operatives can safely mark ballots to their satisfaction in the comfort of venues that are away from any public scrutiny.



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