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The Myth About Democrat Voter
Suppression In the 2012 Elections

Forbes, by Paul Roderick Gregory

Original Article

Posted By:StormCnter, 2/7/2013 5:39:49 AM

The Supreme Court’s hearing of challenges to the Voting Rights Act may result in a tightening of voting requirements. In anticipation, Democrats are preemptively pushing to make voting and voter registration easier in the court of public opinion. They complain that long lines on Election Day cost “Democrats hundreds of thousands of voters in November.” President Obama is expected to call for further loosening of voter requirements in his State of the Union address. Democratic media and talking points do not disclose that 2012 wait times were slightly shorter than in 2008,

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Why would Dem voters be more discouraged than Republican voters at the sight of long lines?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/7/2013 5:57:34 AM     (No. 9162983)

Low info voters probably don´t look at the sample ballots sent out so they waste time figuring out to vote for or against if there isn´t a big (D) after names or ballot measures. The language on ballot initiatives are confusing as hell sometimes. You probably also have a literacy problem with the low info types.
Maryland made their ballots idiot proof by putting favorable dem items at the top of each column.

It´s puzzling to me how the groups that voted early the most,had the longest lines election day.Maybe voting twice is a problem.

But here we have an example of where public opinion is strongly in favor of voter ID but the republicans don´t take advantage of it because they´re afraid of racism charges.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mws50, 2/7/2013 6:10:26 AM     (No. 9162991)

Democrats whine about everything. It is part of their persona and their 15-year-old mentality.

I´m for suppressing the voters in the voting precincts that have a 137% voter turn-out. I´m for suppressing the voters who are rounded up by democrat operatives off the streets to go vote, in exchange for a carton of cigarettes. Every County Clerk should be investigating areas that have 100% of the votes going to one candidate, or more that 100% of the voters voting.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: philly_patriot, 2/7/2013 7:00:35 AM     (No. 9163017)

An article this week on D voter suppression sited Phila as rejecting 50% of voter registrations in 2008 ............. in a pejorative way.

What they didn´t say was that ACORN turned in over 100,000 registrations in the city that were duplicates or phoney.[name-dob-address-etc]

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JAN, 2/7/2013 8:49:29 AM     (No. 9163242)

I heard the moocher state that there were less votes this time for O because of Voter I.D. laws.

IMHO, that´s a good thing. It´s not voter suppression, it´s a fair vote.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 2/7/2013 10:04:52 AM     (No. 9163419)

#4, what is funny about citing Philadelphia is that if there was voter suppression going on there it was done by Democrats suppressing the vote of people who would either vote Republican or for the wrong Democrat.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: rockymtnhigh, 2/7/2013 11:59:27 AM     (No. 9163721)

The long lines made it difficult to get in multiple times.

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