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IndyOp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-15-06 08:38 PM
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2. Not just any oligarchy - a white, male, founding family

The GOP has been carrying out Weyrich's strategy in every election since Reagan and now has passed laws across the country to take control of voter rolls.

Thousands of African Americans were disenfranchised in Florida in 2000.

Tens of thousands of African and Hispanic Americans were disenfranchised in 2004.
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  -Paul Weyrich GOP strategy: Our election wins increase as # voters decrease IndyOp  May-15-06 08:30 PM   #0 
  - In other words, Weyrich wants an oligarchy.  muntrv   May-15-06 08:35 PM   #1 
  - Not just any oligarchy - a white, male, founding family  IndyOp   May-15-06 08:38 PM   #2 
     - And students, and Native Americans and poor people.  sfexpat2000   May-16-06 02:44 AM   #6 
  - There also used to be poll taxes.  muntrv   May-15-06 08:42 PM   #3 
  - Vote Participation Was High Because  Lib Grrrrl   May-15-06 09:47 PM   #4 
  - These rethugs are freakishly corrupt.  nicknameless   May-16-06 02:13 AM   #5 
  - Democrats pray for sunshine on election day  Gman   May-16-06 06:48 AM   #7 
  - gives a whole new meaning to 'Rainmaker' n/t  formercia   May-16-06 09:06 AM   #10 
  - It is also flat-out untrue.  wildeyed   May-16-06 06:55 AM   #8 
  - Voter IDs disenfranchising low income, elderly, and college students in OH  mod mom   May-16-06 08:59 AM   #9 
  - Fewer voters means less people will notice if an election is rigged  rman   May-16-06 11:42 AM   #11 
  - Bingo! The fewer voters the easier to steal by hacking computers..  IndyOp   May-16-06 01:25 PM   #12 
  - Trying to depress voter turnout is a GOP strategy going back to Nixon  struggle4progress   May-16-06 05:35 PM   #13 
     - Do you recall any specific statements or snippets thereof about  IndyOp   May-16-06 08:03 PM   #14 
        - Not off the top of my head -- but Rs have often touted this strategy ..  struggle4progress   May-16-06 10:28 PM   #15 

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