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To my fellow Florida DUers, Amendment 1 is bullshit

To summarize, Amendment 1 proposes:

The Florida Constitution currently says, "Every citizen of the United States who is at least eighteen years of age and who is a permanent resident of the state, if registered as provided by law, shall be an elector of the county where registered."

Under the ballot measure, the Florida Constitution would say, "Only a citizen of the United States who is at least eighteen years of age and who is a permanent resident of the state, if registered as provided by law, shall be an elector of the county where registered."



This amendment... is bullshit. It's a useless amendment. It is a waste of people's time and energy. This amendment does nothing but feed into the right wing conspiracy theory there is wide spread voter fraud from undocumented immigrants.

That is all.
Posted by In It to Win It | Tue Oct 27, 2020, 09:10 PM (9 replies)

Can voters have their state "join" the National Popular Vote Compact via ballot initiative?

Posted by In It to Win It | Tue Oct 27, 2020, 06:51 PM (15 replies)

Do "purple" state politicians moderate their positions anymore? Has that ever happened?

I live in Florida. In 2018, we lost the governor's race and a senate seat.... barely. However, a loss is a loss. Rick Scott won the senate race and Ron DeSantis won the governorship by a few thousand votes out of over 8 million votes. Half the state disagree with these fuckers and yet they don't moderate their positions.

Once these people are in positions of power, they're in. There's no way to "punish" or remove them for completely disregarding HALF THE FUCKING STATE until there is a new election.
Posted by In It to Win It | Tue Oct 27, 2020, 01:49 PM (6 replies)

The GOP needs to get their f*cking story straight!

I just read several articles that the 5th circuit overruled the district court and held that the state of Texas isnít required to give voters notice if something is wrong with their mail-in ballot. A link to one:

https://news.yahoo.com/texas-doesn-t-tell-voters-165429852.html

This is the stupidest thing Iíve ever seen!

In 2016, in-person voter fraud was a problem. There were 3 million illegal votes when we had in person voting.

Now, mail-in voting is a problem.

So what kind of voting are they okay with?

Mail-in voting will be wild with voter fraud and the one way that can be done to verify a mail-in a ballot, they donít wanna do that.

Voting of any kind is a problem. No matter which way you vote, itís fraud.... WHAT. THE. FUCK! 😑
Posted by In It to Win It | Tue Oct 20, 2020, 03:02 PM (11 replies)

'The majority will vote for Biden': Florida's unions throw support behind ex-VP

Several labor union representatives from industries that employ the bulk of the stateís civilian workers ó trade and transportation, leisure and hospitality, food service, and healthcare ó say their members are more likely to support Biden than Trump.

ďIím sure the majority will go for Biden,Ē Ed Chambers, president of United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW), said, of that unionís members.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/florida-unions-throw-support-behind-biden-180227022.html
Posted by In It to Win It | Thu Oct 15, 2020, 09:44 AM (3 replies)

Texas sets voter registration record after adding 1.8 million voters since 2016 election

AUSTIN Ė A record 16.9 million Texans are registered to vote in the Nov. 3 election, according to new data from the Texas secretary of stateís office.

Itís an increase of about 1.8 million voters since the 2016 presidential election, when 15.1 million, or about 78% of the stateís voting-age population, registered to vote.

The latest figure, released Monday, also accounted for roughly 78% percent of the stateís eligible voters, although itís not the final statewide registration number ahead of the Nov. 3 election. The official count is expected in the coming days, according to secretary of state officials.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/texas-sets-voter-registration-record-223059886.html
Posted by In It to Win It | Wed Oct 14, 2020, 10:37 PM (4 replies)

WTF: Voting on SCOTUS nominee in an election year was not our position!

I've been reading a lot of op-eds and basically says "sure, Republicans are being hypocrites but so are Democrats." They basically lay out that Dems are hypocrites because Dems wanted to have a vote on a SCOTUS nominee in an election year but now Dems don't. Dems are breaking with that position.

EXCUSE THE FUCK OUT OF ME? Our position was that the President nominated a reasonably qualified nominee and that nominee deserves a vote because there is a vacancy on the court and he's qualified, not because it's an election year. Give the guy a vote. If you don't like him, vote not to confirm. The GOP had the majority. They could have done that. But at least he gets a vote! The nominee himself was a compromise. Merrick Garland was picked specifically because Republicans suggested him because he was a moderate. I'm sure Barack Obama would have nominated someone that he thought was more liberal if he thought he could get him/her confirmed.

What Republicans did to Merrick Garland's nomination was disgusting! It was pure fuckery! Once upon a time, I considered certain Republican ideas. What they did with Merrick Garland is the reason the GOP lost me FOREVER! I stopped thinking anyone of them were reasonable. They block Merrick Garland's nomination not because of Merrick Garland but because Merrick Garland had the unfortunate luck (and greatest honor) of being chosen by Barack Obama. Despite what Lindsey Graham might think, what they did to Judge Garland's nomination was far worse than what Dems did to Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation [where was that energy during Merrick Garland's nomination!].

Because they fucked with Merrick Garland's nomination, FUCK THEM! FUCK THEIR "RULES"! FUCK THEIR NOMINEES!
Posted by In It to Win It | Tue Oct 13, 2020, 08:54 PM (7 replies)

Wisconsin just denied Apple's biggest supplier a huge tax break

Wisconsin just denied Apple's biggest supplier a huge tax break after the company failed to build a factory that promised to bring thousands of jobs to the state

Wisconsin has denied Foxconn, Apple's biggest supplier, a tax break after the electronics manufacturer failed to build a factory in the state, The Verge reported Monday.

The state made a deal with Foxconn in 2017 for a large LCD facility, dubbed a Gen 10.5 factory, to be built in the state that would create 13,000 jobs. In return, Foxconn would receive tax subsidies in increments, totaling around $4 billion.

But according to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), the company has yet to employ the number of people required for Foxconn to receive the subsidies, per the report. The agreement stipulated that Foxconn would need to have at least 520 people under employment by the end of 2019 to receive the tax subsidies. Foxconn claimed to have hired 550 people, but according to the WEDC, only 281 of them meet the qualifications listed in the contract.


https://www.yahoo.com/news/wisconsin-just-denied-apples-biggest-213913520.html
Posted by In It to Win It | Mon Oct 12, 2020, 10:26 PM (8 replies)

Who do you think should take Kamala Harris' senate seat?

Posted by In It to Win It | Fri Oct 9, 2020, 02:22 PM (32 replies)

FBI Says It Busted Up Far-Right Militia's Plan to Kidnap Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

A plot that included plans to overthrow the government and kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer was thwarted by the FBI.

The plan, according to a report filed on Thursday by the Detroit News' Robert Snell, is said to have seen those involved reaching out to militia members.

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/fbi-says-busted-far-militias-160230492.html
Posted by In It to Win It | Thu Oct 8, 2020, 07:14 PM (1 replies)
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