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Voter suppression scam in FL:

  1. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 5 years ago
    1. Waldo Numbly profile image59
      Waldo Numblyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      In the 2008 election black panthers were intimidating voters by wielding clubs and "tough" posturing.  They got away with it.  I expect the same this year.

      1. Uninvited Writer profile image82
        Uninvited Writerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        That event has been so wildly overplayed. A few Black Panthers where standing around outside polling stations not wielding clubs at all. One person even said they were inside standing where people voted. It's like one of those stories that starts off one way and by the end of it it has no relation to reality.

        How do you describe "tough posturing"?

        1. Waldo Numbly profile image59
          Waldo Numblyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          More played-down than overplayed I think.  Tough posturing is what my aunt has; slouched shoulders, sway back, kyphosis, knock-kneed.

        2. profile image0
          JaxsonRaineposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Wasn't that these guys?

          http://www.therightperspective.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/black_panthers_intimidation-300x287.jpg

        3. habee profile image94
          habeeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          If that's not a club in his hand, please tell me what that long, hard black thing is.

          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neGbKHyGuHU

          1. Waldo Numbly profile image59
            Waldo Numblyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            I was so scared, I voted for Jesse Jackson by mistake...twice.

            1. habee profile image94
              habeeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              lol

  2. profile image0
    JaxsonRaineposted 5 years ago

    Lies. It's only true if it's aimed at old democrats, or minorities.

    1. Repairguy47 profile image60
      Repairguy47posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      lol

  3. Mighty Mom profile image83
    Mighty Momposted 5 years ago

    It's wrong no matter which side is doing it.
    Makes me sick.

    Hopefully, voter laws and voter intimidation laws will be addressed between now and 2016.
    If IDs are going to be required, an effort like the 2010 Census should be deployed to get IDs into citizens' hands. Parole boards can be in charge of issuing to felons who've done their time and are now eligible. Although that, too, is risky.

    Anyway, voter suppression SUCKS.
    sad sad sad

  4. innersmiff profile image71
    innersmiffposted 5 years ago

    Shh, democracy is infallible . . .

    1. Waldo Numbly profile image59
      Waldo Numblyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Democracy without a strong republic constitution is mob rule.  49% of the people are unhappy at any given time.

  5. Teddletonmr profile image72
    Teddletonmrposted 5 years ago

    Vote early, and often...smile

  6. movingout profile image60
    movingoutposted 5 years ago

    Gimme a break! First my Governor does every thing in his power to suppress voters, mostly minorities. Now lets flip it around Governor and say the Dems are doing it. Both sides cheat would be more accurate then!

    1. habee profile image94
      habeeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Agreed.

  7. rebekahELLE profile image88
    rebekahELLEposted 5 years ago

    I read today that these letters are postmarked from Seattle, Washington.  I receive so much political junk in my mail, I don't even look at it.  They're going to be targeting swing states, not just Florida.

    At this point, it's all about voter turnout.

  8. movingout profile image60
    movingoutposted 5 years ago

    To even talk about this is doing nothing more then encouraging them. It will continue as long as anyone continues to put these crazy folks, both Dems and Repubs, in the limelight! They obviously love the attention.

 
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