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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-05-11 09:32 AM
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26. "Occupy" protestors all over the country "ain't nuttin," though, so cheer up!
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  -96-year-old Chattanooga resident denied voting ID d_r  Oct-05-11 08:19 AM   #0 
  - Disgusting  cyberswede   Oct-05-11 08:31 AM   #1 
  - My mom was denied a photo id in North Carolina because her social security card was laminated.  yardwork   Oct-05-11 08:32 AM   #2 
  - don't social security cards  melm00se   Oct-05-11 08:55 AM   #12 
  - I'm 59 and my original SSI card was laminated  lark   Oct-05-11 01:50 PM   #63 
  - Your card wasn't laminated by SSA.  Gormy Cuss   Oct-05-11 10:24 PM   #111 
     - My original card issued in the fifties was laminated by the people that issued it to me.  Bandit   Oct-06-11 10:08 AM   #118 
        - It's not illegal to laminate them.  Gormy Cuss   Oct-06-11 07:02 PM   #120 
  - They also say Not to be Used as Identification..  Bandit   Oct-05-11 03:07 PM   #83 
  - Thank you, Bandit.  Paka   Oct-05-11 07:10 PM   #103 
  - Gee, my card says  Kelvin Mace   Oct-05-11 03:42 PM   #89 
  - some have it, some don't  eyeofdelphi   Oct-05-11 08:50 PM   #106 
  - if they weren't made out of recycled toilet paper, people wouldn't want to laminate them.  dogmoma56   Oct-06-11 06:30 AM   #114 
  - Are you the laminating police.  kickysnana   Oct-06-11 07:42 AM   #115 
     - no, all I did was ask a question  melm00se   Oct-06-11 07:59 AM   #116 
  - when you apply for a replacement SS card, they will give you a printout varifying your name and SSN  mysuzuki2   Oct-05-11 09:14 AM   #16 
  - unreal.  barbtries   Oct-05-11 09:19 AM   #20 
  - Get used to it. eric "Sleepy" Holder doesn't seem to want to intervene  Doctor_J   Oct-05-11 08:34 AM   #3 
  - Please elaborate  Kolesar   Oct-05-11 08:39 AM   #4 
  - It is within the brief of the Attorney General to enforce things like the Voting Rights Act...  Tesha   Oct-05-11 08:43 AM   #7 
     - +1 non-enforcement of the Voting Rights Act will be Obama's undoing  KeepItReal   Oct-05-11 08:56 AM   #14 
     - Holder's not to blame, it's all the Dems who went before him...  Xtraneous   Oct-05-11 11:59 AM   #41 
     - It is currently the duty of Holder, the first non Bush AG since the  Bluenorthwest   Oct-05-11 02:04 PM   #66 
     - Holder has the watch and is making the decisions  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-05-11 02:17 PM   #74 
     - Can you think of any reason why they might choose to ignore the situation?  emcguffie   Oct-05-11 02:44 PM   #81 
        - Good cop (dems) bad cop (reps)  Xtraneous   Oct-05-11 09:03 PM   #107 
           - So there are no Dems who are honestly Dems?  emcguffie   Oct-07-11 02:48 PM   #122 
     - Holder is well named.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-05-11 03:58 PM   #92 
     - hmph...  chervilant   Oct-05-11 10:24 PM   #110 
     - It would be monumentally stupid of him to even try  Major Nikon   Oct-05-11 12:33 PM   #47 
        - Good. Thanks for the clarifying facts.  elleng   Oct-05-11 01:14 PM   #51 
        - The concept was approved, not all implementations  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-05-11 01:28 PM   #58 
        - The case said that voters did not need an ID if they signed an affidavit  plumbob   Oct-05-11 02:13 PM   #70 
        - I seriously doubt the issue was adjudicated properly.  LiberalFighter   Oct-05-11 06:02 PM   #98 
        - The voter ID laws are straw men  Xtraneous   Oct-05-11 09:10 PM   #108 
  - He is too busy dodging the fallout of the gun running he approved  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-05-11 09:23 AM   #24 
  - And tracking down the most dangerous subculture in the US  Doctor_J   Oct-05-11 09:43 AM   #27 
  - Thread hijack  Kolesar   Oct-05-11 02:11 PM   #69 
     - Squawk 7500  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-05-11 02:26 PM   #76 
  - Voting laws are regulated by states  loyalsister   Oct-05-11 03:24 PM   #87 
  - Come the revolution,  MedicalAdmin   Oct-05-11 03:57 PM   #91 
  - And people don't understand what the big deal is.  No Elephants   Oct-05-11 08:41 AM   #5 
  - The issue and maintenance of birth records has been  TheDebbieDee   Oct-05-11 12:09 PM   #42 
     - It's always been ridiculously difficult to get a birth certificate in Kansas  proud2BlibKansan   Oct-05-11 06:59 PM   #101 
  - Why doesn't she vote on an absentee ballot and give it to someone reliable to turn in for her?  judesedit   Oct-05-11 08:42 AM   #6 
  - You still have to be registered to vote absentee.  enlightenment   Oct-05-11 08:52 AM   #9 
  - At least in Wisconsin, that wouldn't help her  dragonlady   Oct-05-11 09:20 AM   #21 
  - Follow the link. Look at the photo.  Pab Sungenis   Oct-05-11 08:44 AM   #8 
  - This is infuriating. She's disenfranchised again.  Faygo Kid   Oct-05-11 08:52 AM   #10 
  - "Occupy" protestors all over the country "ain't nuttin," though, so cheer up!  No Elephants   Oct-05-11 09:32 AM   #26 
  - I am sure her skin color had nuuthing to do with it...  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-05-11 08:54 AM   #11 
  - State bureaucracy  libinnyandia   Oct-05-11 08:55 AM   #13 
  - Powerful Caucasians  Tsiyu   Oct-05-11 09:04 AM   #15 
  - Registering to vote while Black?  L. Coyote   Oct-05-11 09:17 AM   #17 
  - True only if a white person with similar docs would have been allowed to register  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-05-11 10:11 AM   #29 
  - Sorry, gotta call bullshit on that one, 'professor'  Major Nikon   Oct-05-11 12:53 PM   #48 
     - I got call bullshit on the premptive assumption of this being a racial issue  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-05-11 01:16 PM   #52 
        - You are right as usual, 'professor'  Major Nikon   Oct-05-11 01:33 PM   #61 
        - Indeed  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-05-11 01:48 PM   #62 
           - Once again, professor, you are trying to make this a case of individual racism  Major Nikon   Oct-05-11 03:29 PM   #88 
              - is there anything funnier than a sock war at DU?  Capn Sunshine   Oct-05-11 05:29 PM   #97 
        - I wouldn't consider this to be necesarilly a racial issue, but note the demographic composition.  Old and In the Way   Oct-05-11 02:08 PM   #68 
           - No doubt at a macro level its vote suppresion  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-05-11 02:15 PM   #72 
              - No doubt also at group level the effect of voter suppression is racially biased.  L. Coyote   Oct-05-11 04:00 PM   #93 
  - Might want to read the story again  RantinRavin   Oct-05-11 02:16 PM   #73 
     - Might want to read a history of the Sixties.  L. Coyote   Oct-05-11 04:02 PM   #94 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-05-11 07:18 PM   #104 
  - Call the ACLU!  barbtries   Oct-05-11 09:18 AM   #18 
  - Soon it could be all of us...  AsahinaKimi   Oct-05-11 09:18 AM   #19 
  - but she is eligible.  barbtries   Oct-05-11 09:21 AM   #22 
  - She doesn't deserve to vote because _____. Please fill in the blank  think   Oct-05-11 09:21 AM   #23 
  - She's not a 1%er or moran supporter of the 1%ers. That's the truth! nt  valerief   Oct-05-11 09:30 AM   #25 
  - People who deny people their rights in this manner are savage, hideous beings  Kurovski   Oct-05-11 09:45 AM   #28 
  - And so it begins.  SpankMe   Oct-05-11 10:11 AM   #30 
  - You are so right.  xxqqqzme   Oct-05-11 11:15 AM   #33 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Oct-05-11 10:54 AM   #31 
  - If she is/was married, there should be SOME way for her to get a copy of her marriage  kestrel91316   Oct-05-11 10:59 AM   #32 
  - Except this is one more step WOMEN have to go through that men do not.  AllyCat   Oct-05-11 12:27 PM   #46 
     - It is also a choice  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-05-11 01:20 PM   #56 
        - When a 96 year old woman got married, that 'choice' might have  Bluenorthwest   Oct-05-11 02:07 PM   #67 
        - Actually I know of exceptions from the period...  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-05-11 02:14 PM   #71 
        - Uh uh. No way. We have a society in which that is the norm.  AllyCat   Oct-06-11 12:22 AM   #112 
  - When does this become a chargeable offense?  Blacksheep214   Oct-05-11 11:22 AM   #34 
  - Elder abuse, targeted racism, voter suppression  Zambero   Oct-05-11 11:24 AM   #35 
  - She's one of 5MM that Republicans plan to disenfranchise in 2012.  Old and In the Way   Oct-05-11 11:24 AM   #36 
  - You're right, and we have to get to the States! All part of rover's plans.  elleng   Oct-05-11 01:17 PM   #53 
  - racism here??  PatrynXX   Oct-05-11 11:38 AM   #37 
  - My first thought too.  tblue   Oct-05-11 01:31 PM   #60 
  - A lot of the comments are disgusting  booley   Oct-05-11 11:46 AM   #38 
  - the article didn't say why she didn't have her marriage license  MrsBrady   Oct-05-11 11:47 AM   #39 
  - And if she was married under the Common Law, how do you get something that does NOT exist?  happyslug   Oct-05-11 01:51 PM   #64 
     - right, but per the article, we don't know  MrsBrady   Oct-05-11 03:12 PM   #84 
     - my mother is 90, they made a spelling error on her birth certificate..crossed it out. she cant vote  dogmoma56   Oct-06-11 06:26 AM   #113 
  - check out this link from Indiana in '08  LittleGirl   Oct-05-11 11:47 AM   #40 
  - I wouldn't be so quick to rule out DMV incompetence and belligerence.  Flatulo   Oct-05-11 12:12 PM   #43 
  - We had similar issues with the MVA  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-05-11 01:18 PM   #54 
     - It makes one wonder what on earth people who lose everything  Flatulo   Oct-05-11 02:37 PM   #79 
  - If I was a man and my name was "Cooper" I'd ask Ms. Cooper  EmeraldCityGrl   Oct-05-11 12:17 PM   #44 
  - And people want to know why folks don't vote. And why they are marching in the streets  AllyCat   Oct-05-11 12:19 PM   #45 
  - K&R  patrice   Oct-05-11 12:56 PM   #49 
  - This is how we roll. (Republicans)  Enthusiast   Oct-05-11 01:02 PM   #50 
  - DOJ needs to hire  KT2000   Oct-05-11 01:19 PM   #55 
  - I believe SCOTUS let voter id laws stand a while back  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-05-11 01:24 PM   #57 
  - That is freaking BULLCRAP!  tblue   Oct-05-11 01:30 PM   #59 
  - An interesting generational angle on this  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-05-11 01:57 PM   #65 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-05-11 02:20 PM   #75 
  - Not so quickly there.  RedCloud   Oct-05-11 02:28 PM   #77 
  - Did they all have a jar of Grey Poupon as well?  U4ikLefty   Oct-05-11 02:43 PM   #80 
  - Its who I have access to...  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-05-11 02:58 PM   #82 
     - I'm quite aware of the makeup of tech students as I am an engineer myself.  U4ikLefty   Oct-06-11 09:49 PM   #121 
  - Fucking stupid yuppies in training. There's no excuse for that level of ignorance at college level.  saras   Oct-05-11 04:41 PM   #96 
     - They are upper division at UC  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-05-11 07:27 PM   #105 
  - Works as designed  Gman   Oct-05-11 02:32 PM   #78 
  - Your papers please  Xicano   Oct-05-11 03:14 PM   #85 
  - The whole idea is to disenfranchise blacks. Seems like it's working.  FLAprogressive   Oct-05-11 03:18 PM   #86 
  - proof republicans are Anti-Democratic elitist suck-ups  fascisthunter   Oct-05-11 03:48 PM   #90 
  - Republican bastards  dpbrown   Oct-05-11 04:04 PM   #95 
  - Without clicking to look at a photo...  rucky   Oct-05-11 06:52 PM   #99 
  - All state voting laws  sulphurdunn   Oct-05-11 06:52 PM   #100 
  - Same thing happened to my mom when she was 81  proud2BlibKansan   Oct-05-11 07:01 PM   #102 
  - Several years ago I took my mom to get a state ID card  dflprincess   Oct-05-11 09:32 PM   #109 
  - NOW is the time to organize - the rules have to spread out to everyone who  peacetalksforall   Oct-06-11 08:56 AM   #117 
  - My wife's having the same problem.  Igel   Oct-06-11 10:37 AM   #119 
 

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