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Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Republicans in North Carolina are attempting to push through a bill that would ensure their control over voting procedure in election years.

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The Republicans claim that this is totally fair since each year one of the parties will control the election process and then the next year the other party would get control for a year. They say that the Democrats will be allowed to control the elections held in odd-numbered years while the Republicans would control them in even-numbered years. What could be more fair? Except that elections ONLY occur in EVEN-numbered years.

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Heads I win; tails you lose.

#1 | Posted by TrueBlue at 2018-12-05 04:06 AM | Reply

If we had a fair SC this would go there and would be just thrown in the toilet where it belongs but we don't, we have a bunch of Republican political hacks on the SC, that part of our government is so corrupt that the corruption is destroying democracy at all levels of government. And it is the right wing members of that court who are knowingly and intenionally allowing it to happen because deep down they don't believe in democracy. To allow the "rabble" to govern themselves is unthinkable to them.

#2 | Posted by danni at 2018-12-05 08:31 AM | Reply

This is getting beyond farcical. I never thought I'd contemplate moving down to South Carolina (it's less than 10 miles away from my office) to get away from ridiculous republican politics but it's looking like a better idea every day.

#3 | Posted by qcp at 2018-12-05 09:14 AM | Reply

according to the National Review cartoon on loop in my head, Imaginary OBAMACLINTON did the exact same thing

Sincerely
jeffyj

#4 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2018-12-05 12:54 PM | Reply

Wow - that's some serious BS happening in NC. Shouldn't be surprised though the way they passed laws to strip the Governors power once they lost. Oh wait isn't Wisconsin and Michigan doing that right now? Why yes they are... Seriously GOP motto "If you can't win, just cheat."

#5 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2018-12-05 02:16 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Whatever. You liberals just make sure you dont move here. Stay away...

#6 | Posted by boaz at 2018-12-05 05:08 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Whatever.
#6 | POSTED BY BOAZ

Well said, stupid.

#7 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-12-05 05:10 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

The GOP are scum. They don't have a redeeming quality about them.

#8 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2018-12-05 05:12 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"You liberals just make sure you dont move here. Stay away..." - #6 | Posted by Clayton Bigsby at 2018-12-05 05:08 PM

Too late.

#9 | Posted by Hans at 2018-12-05 06:32 PM | Reply | Funny: 2

#6 boaz, why do you hate America?

#10 | Posted by jpw at 2018-12-05 06:44 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

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A real sweet 50/50 deal.

Its been long suspected that Republicans destroy ballots and there is every reason to believe that is exactly how Hillary squeaked out a victory in Iowa. In this case the destruction appears to have been so sloppy he is going to get caught. This is very unusual.

Democrats and Republicans have public and secret power sharing agreements which include dumping the league of women voters, which used to sponsor national debates, and locks out third parties. Its important to limit talking points and detailed debate contracts do just that.

#11 | Posted by bayviking at 2018-12-05 11:58 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

#6 boaz, why do you hate America?

#10 | Posted by jpw

Because he hates himself.

You have to learn to love yourself before you can give your love to others.

#12 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-12-06 03:25 PM | Reply

I'll give you an even better deal. We'll control the voting on tuesdays and you can have all 6 other days!!!!

#13 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2018-12-06 03:38 PM | Reply

Republicans have stopped pretending they don't cheat to win.

Now. They're embracing it.

And openly making it law.

Whoever said "cheaters never prosper", hadn't met the current crop of republicans.

#14 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-12-06 03:43 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#6 boaz, why do you hate America?
#10 | POSTED BY JPW

This question is the fastest way to make boaz leave a thread.

#15 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2018-12-06 04:27 PM | Reply

People who "cheaters never prosper" prospered by cheating, and they don't want competition.

And some are well-intentioned, honest, sincere Useful Idiots... for prosperous cheaters.

#16 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-12-06 04:33 PM | Reply

Whatever. You liberals just make sure you dont move here. Stay away...

#6 | POSTED BY BOAZ

Can you imagine if Democrats did this?

Boaz would have lit up this thread with 20 posts about armed insurrection.

#17 | Posted by Sycophant at 2018-12-06 04:45 PM | Reply

Stay away...

#6 | POSTED BY BOAZ

No worries Boazo.

That's like Oscar the Grouch telling everyone to stay away from his garbage can.

Or Nulli the Fidian yelling at the imaginary Caravan of Doom to stay off his lawn.

#18 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-12-06 06:04 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Boaz was willing to go risk his life to spread democracy in Afghanistan but doesn't want anything to do with it in North Carolina.

#19 | Posted by woe_is_W at 2018-12-06 07:37 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Boaz was willing to go risk his life to spread democracy in Afghanistan but doesn't want anything to do with it in North Carolina.

#19 | Posted by woe_is_W

He didn't go to spread democracy, he want so he could fulfill his lifelong dream of murdering brown people and being called a hero instead of a racist.

#20 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2018-12-06 07:47 PM | Reply

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