GOP eyes new election laws

GOP eyes new election laws

There are 213 comments on the KCTV5 story from Jan 18, 2013, titled GOP eyes new election laws. In it, KCTV5 reports that:

After back-to-back presidential losses, Republicans in key states want to change the rules to make it easier for them to win.

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#62 Jan 18, 2013
I one for having ALL STATES award their electoral votes on a proportional basis.
But it needs to be done by ALL, not just a few States.
conservative crapola

Whitehall, PA

#63 Jan 18, 2013
au contraire wrote:
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Evil? Yes, that's where teapussy comes in. Now more hated than ever, le au fraud.

hahahahahahahahaha

“Happiness comes through giving”

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#64 Jan 18, 2013
au contraire wrote:
<quoted text>Remember, without good, there can be no evil.
I told you a million times not to exaggerate.

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#65 Jan 18, 2013
conservative crapola wrote:
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Evil? Yes, that's where teapussy comes in. Now more hated than ever, le au fraud.
hahahahahahahahaha
Being hated by Liberals does not bother me at all. Its still a free country. But just expect me to hate back. I have better things to do with my life then hate my fellow man.
hate isn't healthy, it damages the hater more than the one who's hated!”
by Eric Jerome Dicke
Drink the hivE

New York, NY

#66 Jan 18, 2013
U Are Certain That An Unidentified Object Was Unidentified?...

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“Happiness comes through giving”

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#67 Jan 18, 2013
californio wrote:
<quoted text> Being hated by Liberals does not bother me at all. Its still a free country. But just expect me to hate back. I have better things to do with my life then hate my fellow man.
hate isn't healthy, it damages the hater more than the one who's hated!”
by Eric Jerome Dicke
Your source is aptly named.

Is it okay to hate someone's ideas?

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#68 Jan 18, 2013
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Your source is aptly named.
Is it okay to hate someone's ideas?
Depends on the Idea. a 4% difference in tax rates? Or how to manage the economy.. no. But the idea that some people are inferior because they go to the wrong Church or belong to the wrong ethnic group? Then its Ok to hate the Idea but not the person. Chances are the person needs education, not hate.
You cannot educate some one you hate.
CS Lewis once pointed out hardly anyone sets out to do evil. Evil is instead committed by people who think they are doing good.
Cat74

Carpentersville, IL

#69 Jan 18, 2013
Maybe we can get photo IDs so we won't be able to vote the democrat dead, and illegal aliens. If we ever had a legal election Democrats would lose 50 states.
hgfdgchv

Seattle, WA

#70 Jan 19, 2013
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>May I cut in with with a comment about your spelling skills? Grammar is spelled with a second "a", o man of lettuce.
since you asked
no you may not cut in
i pray for you but i don't give a ---- what you think or say

Since: Feb 11

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#71 Jan 19, 2013
californio wrote:
<quoted text> Being hated by Liberals does not bother me at all.
HAHAHAAHAHAHAH!

You don't really think liberals or anyone else gives you a second thought, eh, Califalicio?
Cat74

Palatine, IL

#72 Jan 19, 2013
It is called vote fraud, and the Democrats have it down to a fine art. Without it they cannot win. That is why they are fig hting so hard to keep it.
Called Out

Dallas, GA

#73 Jan 19, 2013
Cat74 wrote:
It is called vote fraud, and the Democrats have it down to a fine art. Without it they cannot win. That is why they are fig hting so hard to keep it.
Got proof?
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#74 Jan 19, 2013
In Republican controlled states they could
just pass a law banning minority voting,
letting only white gun-owners vote.

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Just a thought.

Since: Feb 08

Hypoluxo Fl

#75 Jan 19, 2013
Cat74 wrote:
It is called vote fraud, and the Democrats have it down to a fine art. Without it they cannot win. That is why they are fig hting so hard to keep it.
Yes, Repub voter fraud....
A GOP-backed consulting firm has submitted "hundreds" of faked voter registration forms in Florida, according to the Florida Department of State...
The GOP had been under fire following reports of suspicious registration applications that had been submitted in 10 Florida counties by a company run by Nathan Sproul, a Republican operative who has long been trailed by allegations of voter fraud. The Republican Party paid Sproul's company, Strategic Allied Consulting, about $3 million this year for registration drives in five swing states: Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, Nevada, and Virginia....
In Palm Beach County, Fla., alone, about 100 questionable voter registrations were flagged, more than half of which involved changing a voter’s party affiliation to Republican ...

Now, frightwingnut, choke on your Repub voter fraud.

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#76 Jan 19, 2013
Gary wrote:
In Republican controlled states they could
just pass a law banning minority voting,
letting only white gun-owners vote.
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Just a thought.
They could pass a law allowing only left-handed people to vote.

Yes?

So?

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#77 Jan 19, 2013
Cat74 wrote:
It is called vote fraud, and the Democrats have it down to a fine art.
GOP Voter Fraud Accusations Suddenly Blowing Up In Their Faces

Republican officials, who have used hysteria about alleged voter fraud as an excuse to support measures that disproportionately block Democratic voters, are furiously trying to distance themselves from a growing number of GOP voter registration drives that either submitted false applications or threw away authentic ones.

The incidents might have been overlooked if not for the GOP's clamorous campaign to restrict registration drives, purge voter rolls, roll back early voting, and pass voter ID laws that opponents point out have the effect of depressing the vote among minorities, the poor and other generally Democratic constituencies.

As one Southern California alt-weekly put it, it's turning into a story of "The Wolf Who Cried Wolf."

The latest drama began to unfold on Oct. 17, when the manager of a Tuesday Morning discount store in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley saw a man throwing a garbage bag into the store's private dumpster. Inside the bag was a file folder containing eight completed Virginia voter registration forms.

The manager described the man to Rockingham County sheriff's deputies, who the following day arrested Colin Small, 23, a voter registration drive contractor for the Virginia GOP -- and charged him with eight felonies and five misdemeanors related to the destruction and disclosure of the applications and obstruction of justice.

A few weeks earlier, the GOP had been under fire following reports of suspicious registration applications that had been submitted in 10 Florida counties by a company run by Nathan Sproul, a Republican operative who has long been trailed by allegations of voter fraud. The Republican Party paid Sproul's company, Strategic Allied Consulting, about $3 million this year for registration drives in five swing states: Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, Nevada, and Virginia.

In Palm Beach County, Fla., alone, about 100 questionable voter registrations were flagged, more than half of which involved changing a voter’s party affiliation to Republican or independent. Discrepancies were also found in North Carolina.

And a viral video uploaded to YouTube in late September showed a young woman who worked for Strategic Allied Consulting registering voters in Colorado and admitting that she was only looking for Republicans. "Well, I'm actually trying to register people for a particular party. Because we're out here in support of Romney, actually," the woman said.

Given Sproul's history, it could hardly have come as a surprise to his GOP employers that his canvassers would generate spurious applications.

And yet, because every bit of the process of voting has now become so politically supercharged, once the allegations of voter registration fraud became public, the Republican National Committee and its state chapters quickly severed their ties with Sproul.

"We've made it clear we're not doing business with these guys anymore," Sean Spicer, the RNC communications director, told Michael Isikoff of NBC News. "We've come out pretty strong against this kind of stuff -- and we have zero tolerance for this."

As for Small, who was first hired by Sproul's group, the RNC this week simultaneously denied he was working directly for them and announced that he'd been fired.

On Friday, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus told HuffPost's Amanda Terkel: "If it's true, the guy should be punished. He was fired, and he should have been fired. There's no tolerance for this stuff."

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Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, by contrast, issued her own statement, calling Small's arrest just another example of "a concerted effort by the RNC and its allies to win the game by rigging it altogether."

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Eric Gustafson

Newport News, VA

#78 Jan 19, 2013
More "Skunk Politics"......... these people in the GOP have absolutely no dignity, lack morals and are a threat to democracy the world over.

This is the same sense of Justice that inspired the extermination of the Native American Indians from the American Landscape.

The fundamental tenant of humanity has escaped those who are inline with the Republican Party. These slugs will implement any slezzy scheme to nullify voting rights of Americans.
Eric Gustafson

Newport News, VA

#79 Jan 19, 2013
This is a delusional rant given that Romney won the poorest States, and in the State Romney amassed his 47% of the electorate, 41% of all those employed in those states pay no Federal Income Taxes and still receive wage subsidies from the Federal Government.

The Republican base as clearly demonstrated during the 2010 Tea Party Rallies, depend on Federal Largess like Welfare , Medicaid and those Earned Income Credit wage Subsidies. Where there you live in Georgia there's no commercial interest that isn't tied to Government Spending with maybe the exception of tree logging, and the Federal Government owns a lot of that swamp property, right?

Without Savanna and Atlanta, George would still be on the barter system.
inbred Genius wrote:
Republicans can never win again, forever...the math works against them. republicans consist mainly of working people, family people, taxpayers, white people, middle aged people....but they are vastly outnumbered by the union workers, government workers, blacks, g ays, women with vagina issues, greenies, warmers, ponytailed ex hippies, kids too young to remember Carter, kook koast libs, college professors, ghetto dwellers, section 8 recipients,EBT card holders, preofessional unemployment recipients, hollywood types and other anti americans....
Its all over for the republicans. The question is, how long can the above noted 'winners' keep from going broke, when their taxpayers base can't pay enough taxes?
Tony

Broken Arrow, OK

#80 Jan 19, 2013
So GOP can not win in a honest election and now want to change.
Tony

Broken Arrow, OK

#81 Jan 19, 2013
GOP want to corrupt the election process so they can win. GOP can not win on a level playing field so they must cheat. They cheating in the last election did not succeed.

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