Tag Archives: Voter ID

Common Sense, or is it?

Politicians using the phrase “common sense” usually “beg the question”–they seek to get the reader to agree with an argument before they make it. Here are some examples: In 46 states across the nation, a Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA) has … Continue reading

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USA Voting Laws are A-Changing

We are witnessing political confusion. We see states deal with changing the very essence of Democracy—the election process, primaries or caucuses, year and a half political campaigns, changing rules on political funding, new voting machines and new rules about who can vote. … Continue reading

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Texas voter ID decision

Justice Ginsburg’s dissent: Those requirements, Justice Ginsburg wrote, “may prevent more than 600,000 registered Texas voters (about 4.5 percent of all registered voters) from voting in person for lack of compliant identification.” “A sharply disproportionate percentage of those voters are … Continue reading

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