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3/24/10 2:35 PM
 
Topic by EbonyRose offline
I suppose that it's been the culmination of several recent thought-provoking posts here lately that really got me to thinking about the problem of our lack of unity and the problem that causes for harnessing any real power in this country … let...
 
6/21/12 9:04 AM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
 'True the Vote' Still Out to Screw the VoteBrentin Mock on May 1, 2012 - 11:37 AM ET Just two weeks ago a Rasmussen poll showed that 64 percent of Americans believe voter fraud exists. That poll was a major hit with the folks at the...
 
5/29/12 4:27 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Blogs » Voting Rights Watch 2012 » D’Angelo and the Challenge of Black Men Maintaining Their IDsD’Angelo and the Challenge of Black Men Maintaining Their IDs | The Nation Voting Rights Watch 2012 RSS FeedIn-depth coverage of...
 
6/1/12 2:39 AM
 
Topic by EbonyRose offline
Why older Latinos matter in election By Jeff Cruz, Special to CNNupdated 10:14 AM EDT, Thu May 31, 2012 Editor's note: Jeff Cruz is the executive director of Latinos for a Secure Retirement, a coalition that seeks to educate and mobilize the...
 
6/25/12 11:36 AM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
WTF? This Ex-Congressman Was Denied The Right To VotePosted on June 22, 2012 by JebShare this now! Are you next?    Found on the YouTube channel of Steelworkers. Originally submitted by volunteer editor Kenneth H. 
 
6/29/12 5:01 PM
 
Topic by EbonyRose offline
ANALYSIS: First Lady Michelle Obama Rallies the Troops   Michael CottmanSenior Writer, Blackamericaweb.com First Lady Michelle Obama made history Thursday when she took her fiery, campaign-style message of civil rights activism...
 
4/19/12 10:26 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Voting Rights Watch 2012 RSS FeedTracking the assault on democracy, in partnership with Colorlines.com. Time to Undo ALEC's Damage  Brentin Mock on April 17, 2012 - 1:38 PM ET No longer able to defend themselves on Voter ID and...
 
5/2/12 4:26 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Brennan Center »  2012 Summary of Voting Law Changes ANALYSIS– 04/05/12 The Brennan Center's Voting Law Changes in 2012 report analyzed how a series of laws imposing new restrictions on who can vote and how could...
 
5/2/12 4:36 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Black Political Operative on Trial for Allegedly Suppressing Black Voters Julius Henson says it’s payback for working for a Republican.By Joyce JonesPosted: 05/01/2012 08:37 AM EDT Filed Under Barack Obama, President Barack...
 
3/30/12 10:30 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Think You Have the Right to Vote? Think Again.March 30, 2012by Bill Moyers President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Aug. 6, 1965. (AP Photo) When President Johnson signed the Voting...
 
7/15/12 3:06 AM
 
Topic by EbonyRose offline
The Politics of Power and the Precious Right to Vote Posted: 07/13/2012 5:56 pm   by Marian Wright Edelman  “The first fact that we need to understand is that America has a longer history of disenfranchisement than it does of...
 
2/28/13 7:19 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
    ************************************************************************************ via The NAACP: Here's what Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia had to say recently when discussing the wide margin with which the...
 
1/19/13 5:52 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Make Sure Every Vote Counts!Republican Lawmakers, The recent proposals by some lawmakers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan and elsewhere to apportion electoral votes in presidential elections based on congressional district rather than...
 
1/7/12 12:20 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
 Cartoons, Elections, Video WATCH: The Dangerous Side Effects of Voting Republican [Saunders Cartoon]—By Zina Saunders | Tue Jan. 3, 2012 2:23 PM PST Editors' note: Mother Jones illustrator Zina...
 
12/4/11 3:56 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
 Young, Black and VotingYour Take: Young African Americans are engaged in politics but aren't guaranteed to turn out in 2012.By: Peter Levine | Posted: December 2, 2011 at 12:16 AM Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty ImagesIn 2008 young...
 
11/28/11 7:06 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
WORLD -- November 28, 2011 at 5:23 PM EDTIn Congo, a Vote Followed by Two More Weeks of TensionBY: LARISA EPATKO  View a slide show of Congo's Election Day.Millions of Congolese went to the polls Monday to vote on a new...
 
11/28/11 7:24 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
American Voices: Gustavo Arellano on the 2012 Latino voteBy  Gustavo ArellanoNovember 23, 2011 My family and I should be the ideal voters for the Republican party. We don’t like big government, and stress personal responsibility over...
 
11/28/11 11:33 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
    http://www.aclu.org/    Dear          ,  Tell your senators to respect the Constitution and say NO to indefinite detention without charge or...
 
1/22/12 9:24 AM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
 (Actually these tactics have been consistently used since the 70's, in EVERY STATE, but especially in any areas with large Black and/or minority populations, but also in parts of the country that don't have large Black/and/or minority...
 
12/31/11 10:36 AM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Sharpton: “It’s Time We Take Our Country Back”Written by Rev. Al Sharpton on November 4, 2011 5:32 pmClick for More Next Post It’s high time we, the majority, take our country back:When certain individuals began...
 
1/23/12 8:22 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Black Leaders Remind SC Governor Nikki Haley That She’s a Minority Too Civil rights leaders in South Carolina have long been bothered by the far right wing stances taken by Republican Governor Nikki Haley, so  much so that...
 
11/4/11 9:04 AM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Star Organizer Joins Obama’s “Operation Vote” To Rally MinoritiesWritten by NewsOne Staff on November 3, 2011 10:37 am   With President Obama one year away from either being re-elected or voted out of office,...
 
11/7/11 11:24 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Obama's strategic edge: Cash to campaign everywhereBy theGrio10:35 AM on 11/07/2011 READ MORE: Obama, Strategy, Cash, Campaign, National  COMMENT NOW  President Obama on the fundraising circuit in West...
 
11/7/11 11:42 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
5 Reality Checks on New Voting LawsNovember 7, 2011 at 6:58 PMNews outlets have been sounding the alarm for months about the potential for new voting laws, passed by Republican state legislatures, to disenfranchise voters. From rules to restrict early...
 
10/7/12 4:56 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
  In DepthBlackAmericanAgenda9BlackAmericanAgenda For DISCRIMINATIONBy Jeff MaysFull Story » In DepthBlackAmericanAgendaBlackAmericanAgenda for HEALTHBy Jeff MaysFull Story »  In...
 
8/24/12 6:30 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Florida's Menacing Moves to Restrict VotingVoting Rights Watch 2012 on August 22, 2012 - 4:40 PM ET Florida has dominated voting rights news for its attempts to restrict registration and early voting, for its questionable voter purge, for the local...
 
8/11/12 7:00 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Published on Monday, August 6, 2012 by Common Dreams Five Adjectives That Scream "Don't Vote Republican!"by Paul Buchheit There are more than five, of course, and voting Democrat may not be much of an improvement, but attaching these adjectives...
 
10/11/12 10:27 AM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Remember when George W. Bush "won" the election, and it was found out that George W. Bush owned stock in the voting machines?  And, now here comes Bain Capital-Mitt Romney . . .     
 
6/25/13 3:08 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Supreme Court Guts Voting Rights ActJun 25, 2013 By Michael ArceneauxShare   6 Share on email   People wait in line outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, to listen to oral arguments in the Shelby...
 
8/13/13 8:51 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
North Carolina Governor Signs America’s Worst Voter Suppression Bill Into LawBy Ian Millhiser on August 13, 2013 at 9:00 am On Monday, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed into law a massive voter suppression bill compiling numerous...
 
5/30/13 3:59 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Virginia Governor Will Restore Nonviolent Felons’ Voting...
 
7/20/12 11:21 AM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
"I want people in Florida to want to vote as bad as that person in Africa who walks 200 miles across the desert. This should not be easy."-- Florida State Senator Mike Bennett      Dear Nation Friend:If Mike Bennett has...
 
10/2/12 8:21 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
     48 states have laws preventing 4.4 million Americans from voting. They are formerly incarcerated individuals who have completed their sentences. But they’re also husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, business owners...
 
9/25/13 8:38 PM
 
Topic by sunnubian offline
Jeff Johnson Explains The Importance Of State Level Involvement In VotingSep 24, 2013 By NewsOne Now“There’s state fights that we have to be involved in,” Johnson stated, “so regular folks, faith community,...
 
11/4/11 9:23 AM
 
Reply by Noah The African offline
I don't get it. How come the President or his "handlers" don't want to "target" minorities (blacks) with POLICY, yet, its ok to target them to get their vote? In other words, the president believes its ok to target minorities (blacks)...
 
11/4/11 9:43 AM
 
Reply by nuggyt offline
Originally Posted by Noah The African: I don't get it. How come the President or his "handlers" don't want to "target" minorities (blacks) with POLICY, yet, its ok to target them to get their vote? In other words, the president believes its...
 
11/8/11 9:42 PM
 
Reply by Kocolicious offline
Wow!  I leave ....and come back and the kiddies are at each other's throats?  Bad Bad Bad kids.  Why haven't yall did your homework and chores?  Just kiddin'.   Obama is hittin' a NERVE up in here.  What...
 
11/8/11 9:45 PM
 
Reply by Kocolicious offline
Noah!  Who YOU callin a O's?  
 
11/9/11 9:31 AM
 
Reply by Noah The African offline
Originally Posted by Kocolicious: quote:   Noah!  Who YOU callin a O's?     If the O's fit...... . You will be at the polls with your fish nets, pumps, and fur scarf...no doubt
 
11/9/11 10:29 AM
 
Reply by sunnubian offline
Hey, fishnets stockings are back in vogue!
 
11/9/11 11:54 AM
 
Reply by Kocolicious offline
Noah the African wrote: If the O's fit...... . You will be at the polls with your fish nets, pumps, and fur scarf...no doubt     Hey Hey...whatcha talkin' bout?  No pumps...platform shoes and no fur scarf....FUR coat.  Imma...
 
11/9/11 1:22 PM
 
Reply by Noah The African offline
Originally Posted by Kocolicious: quote: Noah the African wrote: If the O's fit...... . You will be at the polls with your fish nets, pumps, and fur scarf...no doubt     Hey Hey...whatcha talkin' bout?  No pumps...platform shoes...
 
11/9/11 5:19 PM
 
Reply by Kocolicious offline
Noah the African wrote: Aint nothing wrong with having "CLASS" sister . If you going to be an O for a politician....do it with style and grace. You must be one of yo presidents "bottom O's".       Bottom?!!  Hey Hey no...
 
11/9/11 10:28 PM
 
Reply by Noah The African offline
Not that it matters....but in pimp lingo....to be a pimps "Bottom B..." is to be his favorite or top girl. Its counterintuitive.
 
11/9/11 11:33 PM
 
Reply by Kocolicious offline
Well...see.  That just mean I'm not an O's...after all.  Cuz I definitely DON'T know the lingo. Hummmmm.   How come you KNOW it sooooo well?   But!  
 
11/8/11 10:04 AM
 
Reply by Xumbrarchist offline
Originally Posted by sunnubian: Obama's strategic edge: Cash to campaign everywhere By  theGrio 10:35 AM on 11/07/2011   Flush with more cash than all the Republican candidates combined , Obama's reelection campaign envisions an electoral...
 
11/8/11 12:50 PM
 
Reply by Kocolicious offline
All I can say is.....Yay...Go Obama!          But!
 
11/8/11 1:22 PM
 
Reply by nuggyt offline
Yeah, Koco, it doesn't matter how dirty or bloody the money is, huh? 
 
11/8/11 2:58 PM
 
Reply by EbonyRose offline
Considering that Republican money is less than pristine - and the blood and dirt on it mostly comes from the American people they leave slaughtered while collecting it .... I don't see why it should make a big difference!! 
 
11/8/11 3:20 PM
 
Reply by Xumbrarchist offline
Originally Posted by EbonyRose: Considering that Republican money is less than pristine - and the blood and dirt on it mostly comes from the American people they leave slaughtered while collecting it .... I don't see why it should make a big...
 
 
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