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  1. greyolddave

    greyolddave said, almost 2 years ago

    Chuck forgets the road blocks the Florida state police set up around pole sites in Miami in 2000 and the pole taxes in the south not so many years ago. Now it is much more subtle Check out the new requirements. They are ingenious.

  2. ODon

    ODon said, almost 2 years ago

    Letting people vote is a right that has traditionally been skewed to discourage or disallow “certain” legal voters.

  3. mikefive

    mikefive said, almost 2 years ago

    Someone needs to explain to me how you prevent voter fraud by not identifying the voter. I’m being serious here. I’d really like to know.

  4. Absalom57

    Absalom57 said, almost 2 years ago

    I see nothing wrong with requiring an ID. If you’re an illegal you have NO RIGHT to vote in this country

  5. exoticdoc2

    exoticdoc2 said, almost 2 years ago

    @ODon

    They also skew it to try and allow certain illegal voters…illegal aliens, the dead…

  6. lonecat

    lonecat said, almost 2 years ago

    I suppose the devil is in the details. What counts as voter ID? Here in Toronto, a utility bill with your name and address on it counts. But then what about homeless people? They should have the right to vote, too.

  7. h w

    h w GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    This is just another case of Assay setting up a straw man. Holder is not against voter ID laws per se, just those that are discriminatory. In Texas, a gun permit is allowed as ID, but not a student ID. Is that fair? The Devil is in the details.


    “If a state passes a new voting law and meets its burden of showing that the law is not discriminatory, we will follow the law and will approve that change”
    Holder on voting ID laws

  8. Ionizer

    Ionizer said, almost 2 years ago

    Did Holder ever do anything about the thugs that stood outside the polls in Philly as “security”? They didn’t worry about ID, just color.

  9. Mhic Dhu Ghaill

    Mhic Dhu Ghaill GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @Absalom57

    I don’t think many illegals would attempt to vote unless promised something by a dirty underhanded political organization that would benefit (You Libocruds have any ideas about who that may be ?)

  10. John Orr

    John Orr said, almost 2 years ago

    For those of you SO concerned with voter fraud, consider this: in the 2008 election, there were 4 counts of voter fraud. 4. Every polling place has a list of names of registered voters. You can’t just go anywhere. Who the heck wants to risk Federal prosecution to add a single vote? Now, let’s talk about the thousands of Wisconsonites who received robo-calls telling them they didn’t have to vote, or the thousands of names in Florida removed from vote tallies because they happened to have the same name as a felon, or the signs that have been posted saying that Republicans vote on election day, but Democrats vote the day after.

  11. yohannbiimu

    yohannbiimu said, almost 2 years ago

    @h w

    And, ANY law that requires simple things, such as an ID, are considered “discriminatory” to this DOJ. No one even calls for Holder to even define what being discriminatory even means. It’s like when Obama says that he wants “the rich to pay their fair share.” There is absolutely NO definition of what that means, and nobody asks questions. They just bow and accept their shallow words at face value. Your problem is that you only question the opposing party, and give your own a total pass. That is the definition of a mindless partisan.

  12. mnsmkd

    mnsmkd GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @greyolddave

    Greyolddave: could you mean "poll"tax instead of pole tax….tho that one sound’s interesting……

  13. wbr

    wbr said, almost 2 years ago

    at least 2 dead people voted in my precint in 11/08

  14. Fourcrows

    Fourcrows said, almost 2 years ago

    So how would voter id’s stop fraud anyway? Most voter fraud is not someone going to a polling place ( your name has to be on the register to use it) but from absentee ballot. All you need to do is write or call your city hall or whoever is in charge of absentee ballots and request they send you one. No id check or anything. I’ve never voted in a polling place on election day, in Maine I can pick up my ballot a few weeks ahead of time, fill it out and return it. The id, while seemingly benign in theory, only prevents legal voters who may not meet residency requirements (ie. living in the same residence for 6 months, even in the same town or living in a shelter due to a foreclosure) or don’t have the luxury of going to stand in line at the DMV on a work day.

  15. mikefive

    mikefive said, almost 2 years ago

    @mnsmkd

    Stuff the pole tax.

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