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Old May 15th, 2018, 04:34 PM   #51
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Originally Posted by Howey View Post
What a moronic post.

Snopes is a bipartisan fact checking site. Fake news rumors about political affiliations are a lie.


Can you list your favorite "scources"?
But what's better is that the Snopes article categorically stated that no illegal votes were cast due to the incident they reported. So in fact he was arguing against himself. But he's getting like TNV and just ignores facts.
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Old May 17th, 2018, 12:04 PM   #52
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Originally Posted by Clara007 View Post
AND......would you like to explain WHAT you meant?
Sorry for the late reply. Sure. In my mind, there is a big difference between a sincere empathetic apology between two humans and the subtle betrayal of superiority in the shallowness of a hypocritical virtue signaling apology in shaming one self and a entire group for being born white. As if any of us have a choice in the color of our skin. It is not only alienating but also insulting for everybody caught in such a discussion.
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Old May 20th, 2018, 06:00 PM   #53
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Originally Posted by webguy4 View Post
Most of the white liberal responders got it right that voter ID laws are being used to target those on the economic margins....but this doesn't mean that it falls strictly along racial lines, or that there is no such thing as a black middle class or upper middle class that don't have the same economic interests as the black majority...no doubt these are the blacks that this Ami is talking to and screening out those who don't have PROPER ID.

The Republican right can't directly discriminate against black because of race, so they have to take advantage of the prevailing economic disadvantages and demand forms of identification that those of a lower economic strata are likely to possess...like a driver's licence...who's going to have a drivers licence if they can't afford to own a car for example? And I'm sure they don't mind taking out white voters who are similarly on the margins and not part of their target demographics.
Also worth noting that he had nothing to say after the one girl's comment about disenfranchising those with criminal records (and of course African Americans make up a higher percentage of those incarcerated, and she also mentioned Florida...a state that likely wouldn't even be Republican today if it were not for an undemocratic rule that prevents all former convicts from ever voting for the rest of their lives. Most real democracies not only allow former convicts to vote, but even those who are incarcerated...seeing it as a small step to getting convicts back into being part of society again.

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