Voting Rights and Wrongs

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*+-Tom Degan: What the right-wing extremists who control the Republican party have in mind for this November the sixth is nothing less than an electoral coup d’etat.

Walmart Gets Jeffersonian on ALEC, Freezes Membership

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*+-Bobbi Murray: Walmart is well-equipped to forge ahead despite scandal and without ALEC, tidily attending to image-protection and lobbying chores on its own. The company, after all, has carefully worked Washington circles over the last decade.

The Great Populist Wave

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*+-Brent Budowsky: It is time for the true champions of the 99 percent to launch the largest voter-registration, -mobilization and -turnout campaign in the history of freedom.

Gore Occupies, Soros Opines

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*+-Brent Budowsky: his week, former Vice President Al Gore called for an Occupy Democracy movement using the Internet to escalate the battle against the corruption of democracy.

Republicans to Veterans: No Thanks

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*+-Hans Johnson: Provoking some of the growing anger against Tea Party Republicans is the tone of callousness toward people of color, women, and the sacrifice of veterans who voice frustration at the toll of cuts and barriers in the democratic process itself.

Jim Crow, Yankee Republican Style

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*+-Berry Craig: With Wisconsin Governor Walker’s blessing, Republican lawmakers are ramming home a bill that requires voters to show photo ID at the polls. Of course, the idea is to decrease the Democratic vote.