Friday, March 20, 2015

Voting May Be Getting Harder, When It Should Be Easy and Unimpeded

GOP Seeks Cake Walk in 2016: The Envelope Please. The Results
(How about a hearty oops)

How About Another Layer Added to That Cake
(Like more harsh voter ID laws)

Fresh off the press at the best place to review and examine voting rights is from the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU – this just added, in part.

My Intro: If the GOP can 't win an election the old-fashioned way, e.g., fair and honest campaigns with fair and open voting, then why not try some sleazy, underhanded, nasty, illogical ploys instead. Hey, says the GOP in unison: “That sounds easy, let's do it.”  

As the early stages of the 2016 presidential race begin, state legislatures are already considering hundreds of laws that could determine access to the ballot. (That would be on top of the already long list of harsh laws in effect and mostly from RED states).

Finally, these two maps illustrate the point:

We need more of this:

And, less of this:

Thanks for stopping by. Voting rights must be restored, unhampered, fair and open. It's the single most-important thing that keeps us great: freedom to pick and choose the kind of government and country we the people want and not want special interest groups and tons of money tell us what they think we need.

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