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Old May 17th, 2013, 12:31 PM   #11
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Yes indeed. If that means that we will value and compensate for what women have been the traditionally providers of and who have never been given any compensation for. Forget Venezuela, we have Americans here who call out for this. Here is a link:

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Old May 17th, 2013, 12:34 PM   #12
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[QUOTE=Mrs. CJ Parker;492442]GOP Activists Behind Three Troubling Supreme Court Cases Aimed at Dismantling Our Democracy | Alternet

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Three troubling U.S. Supreme Court cases -- one that has already undermined public participation in elections and two new ones threatening to further tilt the balance toward wealthier and whiter slices of society—have all been brought by Republican activists who want to change the rules to benefit their shrinking political party.

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a campaign finance case in which a wealthy Alabama Republican sued because he wanted to give more money than federal law allows in two-year election cycles. Shaun McCutcheon, the businessman-activist, joined by the Republican National Committee, challenged the $46,200 limit on donations to candidates and their committees, and $70,800 donation limit to other political committees. Less than 1 percent of Americans give this much to campaigns.

Next week, in another lawsuit originating with activist Republicans, Shelby County v. Holder, the Supreme Court will hear a case on whether the heart of the federal 1965 Voting Rights Act, Section 5, is outdated and should be overturned. That section lets the Justice Department veto changes in election laws in 16 states that have had histories of race-based discrimination in elections. The VRA was used in 2012 to block GOP-backed voter ID laws in several states, as well as to overturn GOP-drawn legislative districts in Texas that diluted the possibility of electing Latinos to Congress. Republicans argue that racism in elections is a thing of the past. However, dozens of briefs filed by liberals argue that is not the case.

And in 2010, the Supreme Court, in the infamous Citizens United case, ruled that wealthy individuals and unions could make unlimited donations to political groups that were not formally connected to a candidate’s campaign. That suit originated with GOP activists’ efforts to smear then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in a fall 2008 video.

The Citizens United ruling and another that followed in federal court were responsible for 2012’s billionaire political venture capitialists who bankrolled super PACs, which were shadow campaigns for specific candidates—first in the Republican primaries and then used by both parties in the fall election. These uber-wealthy groups were responsible for filling the airwaves in swing states with political mud, which dumbed down the debate and prevented down-ballot candidates from getting their messages out. [/QUOTE]

It's not so much as making us into Venezuela, as it is taking back our nation from the rich who have destroyed our democracy, with the help of the republican party.

Your inane comments which have NOTHING to do with the discussion point to paid political pundit.
Why don't you post some evidence rather than opinions by leftists?
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Old May 17th, 2013, 12:35 PM   #13
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Yes indeed. If that means that we will value and compensate for what women have been the traditionally providers of and who have never been given any compensation for. Forget Venezuela, we have Americans here who call out for this. Here is a link:

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Of course you would agree with taking other's tax money to pay someone wife to stay home.
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Yes indeed. If that means that we will value and compensate for what women have been the traditionally providers of and who have never been given any compensation for. Forget Venezuela, we have Americans here who call out for this. Here is a link:

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Of course you would agree with taking other's tax money to pay someone wife to stay home.
Oh so it's worthless to care for the sick parents in the family and to raise children and being given compensation for it is stealing from other people? GTFOOH.
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That site is really cool. From there..
Riane Eisler is fantastic. Look up some of her books and you will be very pleasantly surprised.
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Riane Eisler is fantastic. Look up some of her books and you will be very pleasantly surprised.
I will. Thanks for the link.
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Oh so it's worthless to care for the sick parents in the family and to raise children and being given compensation for it is stealing from other people? GTFOOH.
What do you expect from the party which has shown for 40 years that they are against family values and caring for children?
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What do you expect from the party which has shown for 40 years that they are against family values and caring for children?
All while claiming to be the party of those things. Talk about falling down the rabbit hole...
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All while claiming to be the party of those things. Talk about falling down the rabbit hole...
Or running across a good weed cig laced with PCP...
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