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Signe Wilkinson

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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 1 year ago

    Dr King would say “No problem, here you go” because he was a respectable and responsible adult.
    People that haven’t figured out how to get an ID by now, really shouldn’t be deciding who leads this country.
    Either that or they want to commit fraud and should be stopped.

  2. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    I wonder if Dr. King would be upset about armed black panther guys standing outside a voting place?
    I wonder if he would be upset if he knew that his vote was canceled out by two that were not qualified to vote?
    i wonder if he knew that there is NO constitutional right to vote in federal elections? NONE! oh there are state rights, but no right to vote in a federal election.
    I wonder if he knew that back in the old days you had to have land in order to vote? Kind of you had to have some stake in the game to play sort of thing.
    One last thing that I know will upset the loony left. I truly believe that if you are on the government dole via welfare you should not be voting! If you are not or have not paided into the system then you should not be voting! Put the IRS to good use and have them look and reject those types at the voting booth!

  3. Gary McSpook

    Gary McSpook GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Harleyquinn

    Again with the “armed black panther guys.”
    Those two guys must be laughing at how much on an impact they made on you nervous conservatives; so much so that you talk about them like they were Hannibal’s Army coming over the Alps.
    And voting rights only for “The Landed Gentry.” Sorry the 15th, 19th and 26th Amendments (which DO guarantee the right to vote in federal elections) messed up your dreams of a “rich white guy republic.”
    And do your comments upset us those of us in the “loony left?” Of course they do; that anyone should spout such ignorant garbage in this day and age is pathetic and repugnant.
    Which describes the right wing quite well.

  4. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Gary McSpook

    I have never had a problem voting. Don’t we already have a right to vote?
    American adults living in states typically can vote, but they do not have a federally protected right to vote enshrined in the Constitution. States protect the right to vote to different degrees based on the state’s constitutional language and statutes. The federal government traditionally only steps in to prevent certain broad abuses, such as denying the right to vote based on race (15th Amendment), sex (19th Amendment), or age (26th Amendment).
    http://www.fairvote.org/right-to-vote-f-a-q#.UhyNypKsim4

  5. Harolynne

    Harolynne GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Today it is “Voter ID;” in Dr King’s day it was literacy tests and other barriers. There is no difference in the intent especially since there is no voter fraud.

    As to the 2 Black Panther wannabes, they learned from former Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and William Reinquist who pulled the same stunt at minority voting places in Arizona.

  6. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Today it is “Voter ID;” in Dr King’s day it was literacy tests and other barriers. There is no difference in the intent especially since there is no voter fraud."
    This is the comparison? really? I can prove who i am by providing a document vs oh we can make sure someone does not vote by making them take a test. the two are not the same! I guess you can say an ID is a test? A test that I can function in the modern world. With out an ID it is very hard to do a lot of things. And those that can not produce a valid ID might want to start there and should not be worried about voting! Frankly if you can not produce an ID I assume you are not a functional, tax paying, member of society and would prefer you not cancel out my informed vote!

  7. Kit Walker

    Kit Walker GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Harleyquinn

    You’re wrong. From SLATE: “The Panthers deployed to the same site they hit in 2008: The 4th district of Philadelphia’s 14th ward. Very few of the people who hyperventilate about this story have been to the polling place and checked out its vote. I have. The precinct, located in a retirement home, gave 596 votes to Barack Obama in 2008. It gave 13 votes to John McCain. Four years earlier, it had given 24 votes to George W. Bush. It’s a heavily black, Democratic area, which is why — four years after the first Fox freakout — no one has ever emerged to say he or she wanted to vote but was suppressed by the Panthers.”
    http://www.slate.com/blogs/weigel/2012/11/06/the_black_panther_panic_returns.html

  8. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Kit Walker

    It is not a “freak out” it is an example i like to bring up to show the two faced hypocrites the loony left is and how stupid Eric Holder is. BY your response it has stirred the pot nicely. now try telling me again about the federal “right” to vote?
    Here is another thing. We should go back to the Senate being appointed! The House is for the people but the Senate was to be for the state. Why are we voting on them? They should be beholden to the state! not out companying and pandering to ignorant voters.

  9. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, about 1 year ago

    I work in one of Pennsylvania’s state-owned/operated liquor stores. I’m not required to card every customer.

  10. Jase99

    Jase99 said, about 1 year ago

    @ConserveGov

    “Dr King would say “No problem, here you go” because he was a respectable and responsible adult.”

    And before that, he would have made a concerted, public effort to ensure as many blacks as possible obtained the proper voter ID to ensure as few as possible were disenfranchised.

    This is what voting rights groups need to do in states with voter ID laws: Get the word out to the public to get those IDs NOW, as well as an organized effort to assist those who find it difficult to obtain the proper documentation.

  11. Jase99

    Jase99 said, about 1 year ago

    @onguard

    1) That’s not an example of voter fraud, it’s at most an example of loitering.

    2)Anyone can just walk past the “big, scary black men” to enter the poling place and vote.

    3)If they tried to physically stop anyone, they would have been eligible for arrest for interfering with an election.

  12. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @AshburnStadium

    Yes, BUT, if the person trying to buy the restricted product is born after a certain date, there is the possibility that they may be required to produce ID. (look at your workplace rules. See the little sign posted saying "if your are born after “this date” be prepared to be asked for ID"???)

    That means YOU – as the state employee – have been given the guidelines and the job to “profile” your customer as to their age by assessing what the “look” like. IF – in your state valued opinion – the customer “looks” to young, THEN you may request they give proof of their qualification to purchase the restricted product.

    The right to vote is predicated on the voter being a citizen. (read the link)

    http://www.ask.com/question/what-states-do-not-require-proof-of-citizenship-to-obtain-a-driver-s-license

    rather than require the poll worker to profile a voter and only ask those that – in their opinion are potentially NOT citizens, an ID requirement places the burden on the voter and relieves the poll worker from the onerous duty of “profiling”.

    Care to rebut?

  13. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Jase99

    Well, finally, an intelligent response to the problem.
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    Thanks Jase. I would only change one thing. I firmly “believe” (which makes it just my opinion) the Dr, King would help anyone – regardless of race – to obtain and maintain the proper documents.

  14. jack75287

    jack75287 said, about 1 year ago

    Dr. King would give it without a second thought.

  15. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 1 year ago

    @Jase99

    I have no problem with you helping people get an ID.

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