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Pranking Democracy — The GOP’s Ploy to Screw with Vote Counts

Democrats are urging voters to return mail ballots immediately to allow vote counting to progress at a timely pace. By contrast, Republicans are telling voters to keep mail ballots until Election Day, so they can stop Democrats from allegedly manipulating vote counts. This GOP malarkey is yet another example of how Republicans would rather burn … Read more

Book Burning

I Read Banned Books, AKA Book Banning is a Shanda

This November, before you vote in the midterms, perhaps blissfully unaware that all elections matter, consider this. Book banning initiatives – or, as I call them, “virtual book burnings” – have cast a shadow over the future of public education. Arizonans will soon elect new public school board members. By voting for the wrong candidates, … Read more

Jerone Davison is a Big Fat Liar

In 1948, Harry Truman championed a pro-civil rights platform in the Democratic Party. Southern Democrats at the time threw a hissy fit and quit. Some short-lived alt parties later, the former Dixiecrats weaseled their way into the GOP. In the 1960s, KKK campaigning helped finalize the south’s allegiance to Republicans. Got it? The next time … Read more