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HopeHoops Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-27-10 09:55 AM
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The timing of the AZ "papers please" law is to allow state-wide voter intimidation.
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You know they'll have state police standing guard at every polling place and they'll be armed with the words "papers please".

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  -The timing of the AZ "papers please" law is to allow state-wide voter intimidation. HopeHoops  Apr-27-10 09:55 AM   #0 
  - Just wonder when the right-wingers will move to their ultimate goal, which is  LiberalLoner   Apr-27-10 10:00 AM   #1 
  - American Conservatives are trying it in Uganda first. n/t  Ian David   Apr-27-10 10:04 AM   #2 
  - 3rd World countries are a living laboratory for right-wing reactionaries.  formercia   Apr-27-10 10:52 AM   #20 
  - They can't do that: somebody's got to do the work for them n/t  Blue Meany   Apr-27-10 10:09 AM   #3 
  - don't forget puppies and kittens, lol... nt  greencharlie   Apr-27-10 10:50 AM   #19 
  - Katrina was the start.  WinkyDink   Apr-27-10 10:53 AM   #21 
  - then absentee voting should be pushed  tabbycat31   Apr-27-10 10:13 AM   #4 
  - Absentee ballots have been known to go missing just like  EFerrari   Apr-27-10 10:42 AM   #15 
  - don't AZ voters already need to show ID to register and to vote?  onenote   Apr-27-10 10:19 AM   #5 
  - You don't need ID to vote in New Hampshire, dunno about AZ  Bluebear   Apr-27-10 10:21 AM   #6 
  - Arizona requirements  onenote   Apr-27-10 10:26 AM   #7 
  - interesting, no?  Bluebear   Apr-27-10 10:27 AM   #8 
  - I showed my drivers license when I originally registered in NH - same in PA.  HopeHoops   Apr-27-10 10:28 AM   #10 
     - Exactly. n/t  EFerrari   Apr-27-10 10:43 AM   #16 
     - the AZ law doesn't require a birth certificatte. AZ drivers license is enough  onenote   Apr-27-10 01:41 PM   #40 
  - Shhhh, you'll upset the conspiracy theorists,  kiva   Apr-27-10 10:28 AM   #9 
  - Why do you think we have a voting rights act?  EFerrari   Apr-27-10 10:46 AM   #17 
     - No probably about it, people of color have  kiva   Apr-27-10 11:23 AM   #24 
     - It is ONE element  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-27-10 11:26 AM   #25 
     - Okay, given that it was a GOP law, the "simple things" argument has merit.  HopeHoops   Apr-27-10 11:34 AM   #29 
        - Laws like this have many intentions  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-27-10 11:38 AM   #34 
           - again. How does it suppress voting if you have to be a citizen to register  onenote   Apr-27-10 01:45 PM   #41 
     - Brewer's record is context enough. She dumped 100k Latinos  EFerrari   Apr-27-10 11:43 AM   #35 
     - Similar law proposed in Ohio:  EFerrari   Apr-27-10 12:13 PM   #36 
     - Why didn't they pass this b.c. law when B#$h was president? No doubt they are trying to stop  Raschel   Apr-27-10 11:29 AM   #26 
  - Because there's no birth certificate that can make you white?  EFerrari   Apr-27-10 10:39 AM   #12 
  - Its more about questioning the legitimacy of candidates seeking entry onto the ballot  bridgit   Apr-27-10 10:39 AM   #13 
  - Wanna bet Joe Arpio & goons harass people trying to register Hispanics?  havocmom   Apr-27-10 11:11 AM   #23 
  - That's only part of it, the rest is candidate Obama intimidation cause they know he will run...  bridgit   Apr-27-10 10:35 AM   #11 
  - This. nt  Dappleganger   Apr-27-10 10:41 AM   #14 
  - Palast on Hartmann and Miller shows: AZ law is about election fraud  Gold Metal Flake   Apr-27-10 10:48 AM   #18 
  - "Soviet-style"? No, that would be "Nazi-style."  WinkyDink   Apr-27-10 10:54 AM   #22 
  - Authoritarian style  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-27-10 11:33 AM   #28 
  - I admit to nit-picking, but yes, better!  WinkyDink   Apr-27-10 11:34 AM   #30 
  - Well this is why I recommend distance from such images - its as though...  bridgit   Apr-27-10 11:34 AM   #31 
  - I'd say more "Nazi-style", but the USSR did the same thing.  HopeHoops   Apr-27-10 11:35 AM   #32 
  - "number of legal Hispanics...daring to vote"  Ignis   Apr-27-10 12:50 PM   #39 
  - You bet, that's exactly what this is...  ljm2002   Apr-27-10 11:29 AM   #27 
  - OOH! I've got it - they can go in reverse Al Jolson makeup - white shoe polish!!!  HopeHoops   Apr-27-10 11:37 AM   #33 
  - state wide voter intimidation in AZ is nothing new  RobertPlant   Apr-27-10 12:24 PM   #37 
     - Yep. That's right. n/t  EFerrari   Apr-27-10 12:25 PM   #38 

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