Friday, October 25, 2013

If only Republicans vote, then the only votes will be for Republicans

I have Healthcare Coverage from Goldman Sachs.
Don't bother me with your Poverty.
Image from Bildungblog
Republicans across the United States are super mad because a Republican official in North Carolina, revealed what they are doing.

Aasif Mandvi of The Daily Show conducted an interview with state GOP executive committee member Don Yelton, who has since been fired, where Yelton claimed there are "one or two" cases of individuals double voting but the new North Carolina voting law, which mandates voter identifications, the curtailing of early voting operations and does not allow college students to vote using their school ID, "is going to kick the Democrats in the butt." He also off-handedly dismissed concerns that the law will particularly affect communities of color by saying because his "best friend is black" and "If it hurts a bunch of lazy Blacks that want the government to give them everything, so be it."
"Are you fuckin' kiddin' me? You don't ever admit the existence of this thing. Ever!" ~ Frank Vincent, The Sopranos
Republicans have long given up making cogent, reasoned arguments for their positions. "Let'em Die!" They've given up trying to justify the crushing income inequality, massive transfer of wealth upwards, oppression and subjugation of the Working Class from the economic policies the Right uses to create a Neo-Feudalist State.

Over the summer Republican Rob Gleason of Pennsylvannia positively gushed over the Right-Wing efforts to disenfranchise Americans who vote imcorrectly, "We probably had a better election. Think about this, we cut Obama by 5 percent, which was big. ... He beat McCain by 10 percent, he only beat Romney by 5 percent. I think that probably photo ID helped a bit in that."

Republicans can no longer win elections honestly. They know it. For years, simply relying on low voter turnout meant victories for Republicans. But, now they've lost 5 of the last 6 Presidential elections. In 2012 Republican Congressional Candidates received 1.5 million fewer votes than Democratic ones. And their strategy of appealing to Angry White Bigots for votes is facing demise because of demographics.
"We’re not generating enough angry white guys to stay in business for the long term." - Republican Senator Lindsey Graham.
Their efforts are now turned towards disenfranchising voters in order for them retain power.

Voter Supression is now the norm of Republicans because for too long the wrong people have been voting. By, whitling dow the voting base Republicans can ensure they remain in power long enough to destroy Democracy and enforce the Will of the Plutocrats upon the Nation.

It's one of the reasons the Plutocracy has tasked their Republican goon squads destroy the Middle Class. A stable, financially secure middle class can not be counted on to vote the way the Corporate Oligarchs desire. And to Republican Guard Dogs, conservative "thinkers" and their Rich Masters the mere act of Registering the Poor to Vote is Un-American.
Registering them to vote is like handing out burglary tools to criminals. It is profoundly antisocial and un-American...
The Poor and Working Class shouldn't vote. Voter ID is nothing more than the newest and slickest tool Republicans have adopted to ensure the Right People Vote and the Right wins the Vote.


Dervish Sanders said...

Their strategy didn't work the last election, but it could work for the next one (as less people turn out for midterms). As far as the last 6 presidential elections go, I say they lost 6 out of 6... but were able to (via the shenanigans you mention) turn 2 of those loses into wins. In regards to the next presidential election, they might now be able to win that (with assistance from the SCOTUS).

Grung_e_Gene said...


Another scheme I forgot to mention (there being multiple efforts in multiple states spear-headed by multiple conservative groups/Republican bureaucrats) is the Two-Tiered Voting system.

Literally, creating classes of voters.

Dervish Sanders said...

I didn't know about that scheme. Thanks for sharing the link.