Voter Registration

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You Still Haven’t Done it Yet, Have You?

Friday, October 31st, 2008

You still haven’t checked your registration, have you? You don’t think you’ve been purged, do you? Well, sit back and let me tell you some real Halloween tales.
From US Politics Today:
Start with the fact that 39 states already have purged 13 million voters off the voters’ rolls since 2004.
Yes, you heard that right. At least […]

Only 2 More Business Days to Check Your Registration

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Voter roll purging is this election season’s new black. Unfortunately, it’s not fabulous. So take what little time you have between now and next Tuesday and check your registration - whether this is your first election or you’ve been voting every year since you were 18.
VotersUnite.org has the instructions on how to check your registration […]

UPDATED: Stop, Drop & Poll - What You Can Do if You Have Problems Voting

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Greetings to you, lovers of participatory democracy!

What Organization is More Sinister than Al Qaeda?

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

According to Stephen Colbert, it’s ACORN (dun-dun-DUN!) - the biggest nut-based threat to America!

Stop, Drop, and Poll - What to Do if You Have Problems Voting

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Anecdotal evidence is coming in fast and furious of early-voting incidences including voting machine malfunctions in Ohio, Putnam, and Jackson Counties in West Virginia and Davidson and Decatur Counties in Tennessee, as well as hidden problems with “straight ticket” voting (confirmed by Snopes) in Texas and West Virginia. A more complete list of the […]

Everybody Loves ACORN

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Over the weekend Senator McCain said that there were “serious allegations of ‘voter fraud’ in the battleground states across America,” and that ACORN was to blame.

These allegations, unfortunately, are nothing new. But there is something funny about them - they tend to pop up every two years like clockwork and the organization that is targeted […]

“Voter Fraud”: Zero to 60 in 3.5 Seconds

Monday, October 13th, 2008

Election Reform Needs Media Reform
Thank you, Mark Crispin Miller, for succinctly writing what I have been fuming about all day. In an introduction to an incredible piece in OpEdNews called, “The False Narrative of ‘Voter Fraud,’” by Kenneth Anderson, Mark writes: “Amen, amen. And what it makes entirely clear is that we need not just […]

McCain and Company Co-opts Election Integrity

Monday, October 13th, 2008

After 4+ years of activists and independent journalists trying - with little success - to get Democratic party leaders to take the issue of election fraud and voter suppression seriously enough to bring it out of the shadows, it’s officially too late.

ACORN: Responsible for Stolen Elections, the Mortgage Crisis, the Firing of David Iglesias, and That Insidious Growth on Your Big Toe

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

One of the four statements in the title of this post is not like the others in that it is, you know, true.
ACORN. You thought they were a community-based organization of 400,000 families in neighborhoods across the country fighting for the rights of the oppressed and powerless. You thought they were empowering citizens by […]

The Vote You Save May Be Your Own, Part 1

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

The latest resources to help keep your vote safe this November:
“Can Obama Win and Lose Ohio at the Same Time?,” By John Michael Spinelli:
Ohio attorneys pushing to convince a federal judge to lift the stay on a case alleging Republicans and Bush loyalists cyber-rigged the vote in certain Ohio counties in 2004, filed affidavits on […]

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