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Carol Aichele, Top Election Official, At Voter ID Trial: 'I Don't Know What The Law Says'

Carol Aichele, Top Election Official, At Voter ID Trial: 'I Don't Know What The Law Says'

Commented Jul 31, 2012 at 20:15:52 in Politics

“Well said. We'll see what happens in PA.”
Carol Aichele, Top Election Official, At Voter ID Trial: 'I Don't Know What The Law Says'

Carol Aichele, Top Election Official, At Voter ID Trial: 'I Don't Know What The Law Says'

Commented Jul 31, 2012 at 20:09:08 in Politics

“I took 8th grade history. They don't pay at the poll, they pay beforehand. I understand your point, but not why the Left is so against it? It costs the same to both sides. ”

mmiller459 on Aug 1, 2012 at 19:36:51

“Well, the point is that the wealthy tend to have ID already in the form of drivers licenses. The poor tend to take public transportation and may not have an ID, so a law like this disproportionately affects those on the margins of society. If the State puts free ID-issuing stations near where people can get to them and provide IDs free of charge, then the problem is moot.

And honestly, the Left is against it because most of the folks who would be kept off the voter rolls because of these types of laws are those who would vote left. The right knows this and that is why they are trying to promulgate such laws. It is voter suppression with no good reason behind it, especially since in Pennsylvania the AG actually stipulated that there has not been voter fraud for decades. So why do they think they need such a law? Because the radical right wing of the GOP is trying to keep the poor and minorities from voting.

If we keep any group from polling, then the vote itself cannot be called accurate because it does not reflect everyone's vote, and in turn that calls into question the legitimacy of the government itself.”
Obama Descendant Of African Slave, According To Genealogy Research

Obama Descendant Of African Slave, According To Genealogy Research

Commented Jul 31, 2012 at 20:06:45 in Politics

“Wow...wonderful news! In an election year, too. What a coincidence, right?

Where are all the Liberals in this comment section? Oh yeah hiding away in the dark. Huffington Post finally made the Left look like idiots. I call it a taste of their own medicine, at least on HP.”

chatnuptime1 on Aug 1, 2012 at 05:09:23

“Really? And just how do you arrive at this peice of logic spock? What does this news of Obama's heritage have to do with Democrats hiding in the dark?”

shieldvulf on Jul 31, 2012 at 23:26:30

“This liberal, for one, was out knocking on doors in country club neighborhoods and asking people what they think of Romney. Some are mad and slam the door, but a lot of folks today were just worried, for the country, that this fatuous, empty suit could be handed real power, and they were glad to talk. We didn't ask for money or signatures, or even their names, though they may get a piece of mail or two, just before the election.

These are educated people, of course, and the ones who had read about this announcement appreciated the poetry of it, the sense of a full circle being drawn. They smiled when we talked about that.

So, intelligent, educated, urban Republicans are not exactly Randy for Romney, not in my city, and so where?

BTW, those words you wrote really are incoherent. You forgot to say what about the news you find "wonderful." So everything else is incomprehensible.

Me, I found the story interesting, appreciated the probabilities, and it doesn't change a thing here and now. So, "wonderful?"”

DocSkull on Jul 31, 2012 at 21:37:05

“I get it, the Spock icon is ironic.”

connor12345 on Jul 31, 2012 at 21:21:00

“Did you just drool on the keyboard?”

Janet Stockey Swanborn on Jul 31, 2012 at 21:13:47

“How does this make the left look like idiots?”

Beccs on Jul 31, 2012 at 20:57:58

“Well, there's a load of spewed nonsense if ever I've seen one.”
Carol Aichele, Top Election Official, At Voter ID Trial: 'I Don't Know What The Law Says'

Carol Aichele, Top Election Official, At Voter ID Trial: 'I Don't Know What The Law Says'

Commented Jul 31, 2012 at 19:59:09 in Politics

“Why is it that even when the IDs are offered free to extremely cheap ($5) people are still complaining. If anything, it would raise a small amount for the state. What is to stop a democrat from getting an ID than a Republican?”

ReformedRepublican on Jul 31, 2012 at 20:11:20

“Cheap is not free. Cheap constitutes you having to PAY for an ID in order to vote, thus being a poll tax, which is unconstitutional. Cheap does not take into account the potential cost of obtaining documents, like a birth certificate, in order to qualify, thus constituting a poll tax.

In the past, in PA, the County Elections Bureau would send every registered voter a FREE id card, without a photo, in the mail. Absent such a card, a voter could appear with a Social Security Card, not a photo ID which, ironically, can be used to GET a photo ID, and a utility bill, not a photo ID, which, ironically, can be used to GET a photo ID. Using the past system, there has not been a single case of reported voter fraud, statewide, including Philadelphia.

With the statement from the Republican House Majority Leader that the Voter ID Law constituted an accomplishment by the Republicans that would carry the election for Romney, there can be no other conclusion that the new law WILL disenfranchise voters and significantly more Democrats than Republicans.

Voter photo ID is not a bad idea if there is sufficient lead time and options to prevent disenfranchisement. This law provides neither.”

mmiller459 on Jul 31, 2012 at 20:04:16

“Because any fee that one has to pay in order to vote is a "poll tax." These poll taxes were used in the good old days of Jim Crow to keep blacks from voting. The Supremes declared poll taxes unconstitutional and illegal decades ago.”

ernestvalerius on Jul 31, 2012 at 20:02:55

“Demographics...”

britiishtroops1954 on Jul 31, 2012 at 20:02:26

“five buck's
that's what kept Jimmy Steward and Hendry Fonda friends,

niether, ever forgot

how much dinner Five Bucks still buys

My Friends...”

rkller900 on Jul 31, 2012 at 20:00:22

“Ignorance, my friend, complacency and laziness.”
Harry Reid: Bain Investor Told Me That Mitt Romney 'Didn't Pay Any Taxes For 10 Years'

Harry Reid: Bain Investor Told Me That Mitt Romney 'Didn't Pay Any Taxes For 10 Years'

Commented Jul 31, 2012 at 17:47:28 in Politics

“As soon as I see this on television news, I will believe it. Even MSNBC, I trust them more than HP sometimes. Don't worry Liberals, I do watch the news on a regular basis. I even turn on MSNBC for laughs sometimes.”

Timothy Andersson on Jul 31, 2012 at 17:57:00

“Conservatives can't be Star Trek fans, it stands for everything they are against.”

Scribe57 on Jul 31, 2012 at 17:53:43

“You watch the news, but decide in advance what is true or not. So why bother watching?”

George From NYC on Jul 31, 2012 at 17:52:32

“And if it's true?

What then?”

jondekonkeroo on Jul 31, 2012 at 17:49:20

“'if it isn't on television, it didn't happen.'

-wag the dog”

texliberal on Jul 31, 2012 at 17:48:35

“Did ya get one of those surplus LAPD jet packs?”
Harry Reid: Bain Investor Told Me That Mitt Romney 'Didn't Pay Any Taxes For 10 Years'

Harry Reid: Bain Investor Told Me That Mitt Romney 'Didn't Pay Any Taxes For 10 Years'

Commented Jul 31, 2012 at 17:46:04 in Politics

“Not even MSNBC is as biased as Huffington Post.”
In Colorado Shooting's Wake, The Gun Show Goes On

In Colorado Shooting's Wake, The Gun Show Goes On

Commented Jul 31, 2012 at 09:18:49 in Politics

“Even if gun control is enforced, who is to say that the next killer won't buy an AK-47 from mexico, the black market, or build a bomb. Should we ban household chemicals and fireworks? People won't relinquish their gun easily. Myself included.”

NefariousLord on Jul 31, 2012 at 13:53:26

“Exactly. And disarming the sheep only makes them easier to eat.”

sangog on Jul 31, 2012 at 10:24:29

“That argument might work if we all didn't know that all those AK-47's are from the U.S. This fantasy everyone has about all these patriotic 2nd amendment folks defending freedom and democracy is just that, fantasy. Many (not all) are defending their right to make a profit off of death and blood. They sell weapons to anyone that will pay for them sans background checks. First thing that has to go is the fantasy world created by the NRA and the self-centered gun runners using "patriotic" buffoons as cover.”

Just Capital on Jul 31, 2012 at 09:51:11

“That argument would mean we would have no laws at all. Are you saying we should not outlaw things because people will do them anyway? Then why would we ever tell people they cannot rob banks, murder people, drive drunk, etc., etc.? Oh, and remind me the last time someone killed a dozen people with fireworks. Your comparison between guns which are made to kill as many people as possible in a short period of time and household chemicals and fireworks is a false equivalency. If you cannot see the difference than I pity you.”
Gay Marriage Plank Will Be In Democratic Party Platform At Convention

Gay Marriage Plank Will Be In Democratic Party Platform At Convention

Commented Jul 31, 2012 at 09:14:18 in Politics

“Remember during his campaign that Obama is for traditional marriage? Now he says he it for gay marriage.

Wait, it's an election year, too? What a hell of a coincidence.”
Obama Descendant Of African Slave, According To Genealogy Research

Obama Descendant Of African Slave, According To Genealogy Research

Commented Jul 31, 2012 at 09:05:24 in Politics

“Wow! That will secure the black vote! Oh wait, he already got 96% of blacks who voted to vote for him. Nevermind!”

Ferrariqx on Jul 31, 2012 at 09:34:52

“....and we're voting for his re-election too! After the KK.... I mean Palin rallies of '08 what else would you expect of us? There is no way that we will align ourselves with a party that also caters to hate groups like the KKK and the Aryan Brotherhood.

Obama/Biden, '12!

NEXT!”

blogger 123 on Jul 31, 2012 at 09:33:44

“Hey, I'm voting for him! Well I personaly am not, as I'm only 11... But my mom, sisters, grandma, and cousins will be voting for him!”
Iraq Police Training: $200 Million Wasted On Police Development Program, Auditors Say

Iraq Police Training: $200 Million Wasted On Police Development Program, Auditors Say

Commented Jul 31, 2012 at 09:03:58 in World

“When I read this I realized I was looking which president would take the blame. Then I realized no matter who was president at the time, it still is unacceptable. If it was Bush, I would have defended this. If it was Obama, I would have criticized him for it. Switch it around and you get the Liberals argument, too. Don't try and deny that either.

Anyway, the entire point of this comment was to put this FACT out there, and how wrong it is. Hopefully, the next generation of voters will be more open minded than all of us. Then again, they could all join the Tea Party and the Occupy Wall Street movement.”
Iraq Police Training: $200 Million Wasted On Police Development Program, Auditors Say

Iraq Police Training: $200 Million Wasted On Police Development Program, Auditors Say

Commented Jul 31, 2012 at 08:57:36 in World

“So you want $1.50? Enjoy that Snickers bar.”
Russell Brand On Sarah Palin: 'People Want To F--- Her'

Russell Brand On Sarah Palin: 'People Want To F--- Her'

Commented Jul 30, 2012 at 12:18:38 in TV

“What is so indecent and vomit-inducing about them, may I ask?”

I wasnt here on Jul 30, 2012 at 16:03:23

“Decency is vomit-inducing to a liberal. They hate all things that smack of decency and normality.”
Russell Brand On Sarah Palin: 'People Want To F--- Her'

Russell Brand On Sarah Palin: 'People Want To F--- Her'

Commented Jul 30, 2012 at 11:56:22 in TV

“His show is unbearable. He isn't even funny, it's like giving a British pedophile a TV show. What is he going to do next, insult her child with Down Syndrome?

At least she showed that she and her family are wonderful people by keeping the baby, and not denying it life because of it's illness. Most of us wouldn't want to have to have a child born with a mental illness. God bless them all.”

traceymarie on Jul 30, 2012 at 12:15:44

“there is nothing decent or wonderful about that pack”

calimom123 on Jul 30, 2012 at 12:10:26

“Your family, on the other hand, seems perfectly fine having a relative with mental illness.”
Westboro Baptist Church Military Protest Countered By Zombie Demonstrators (VIDEO)

Westboro Baptist Church Military Protest Countered By Zombie Demonstrators (VIDEO)

Commented Jul 30, 2012 at 11:49:25 in Politics

“Someone tell those zombies to stay out of D.C. They're not going to find any brains out there.”

jamw on Jul 30, 2012 at 12:20:45

“Totally logical Mr. Spock!”
John McCain: Mitt Romney Needs To Do More To Court Hispanic Vote

John McCain: Mitt Romney Needs To Do More To Court Hispanic Vote

Commented Jul 30, 2012 at 11:47:05 in Politics

“Olympics?
http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2012/jan/06/mitt-romney/how-important-was-romney-fixing-troubled-salt-lake/ 

Spock is also a fictional character, who sees no logic in grieving for the dead. Just like liberals with abortions! Just kidding, now I seem like I'm in the Tea Party.”
John McCain: Mitt Romney Needs To Do More To Court Hispanic Vote

John McCain: Mitt Romney Needs To Do More To Court Hispanic Vote

Commented Jul 30, 2012 at 11:35:53 in Politics

“No, leading a failing business to success through whatever is necessary to do so. Sounds logical to me.”

digital on Jul 30, 2012 at 11:38:21

“Name one success and tell me how much their workers make an hour?

Spock was a liberal, deal with it.”
John McCain: Mitt Romney Needs To Do More To Court Hispanic Vote

John McCain: Mitt Romney Needs To Do More To Court Hispanic Vote

Commented Jul 30, 2012 at 11:29:40 in Politics

“Shut the hell up already. Many polls show his experience at Bain is a plus to them. All except the Liberals, msnbc. and HP.”

digital on Jul 30, 2012 at 11:30:53

“What experience at Bain? Outsourcing jobs and bankrupting companies?

You are highly illogical.”
Sarah Palin On Chick-Fil-A: Republican Shows Support Amid Gay Rights Debate

Sarah Palin On Chick-Fil-A: Republican Shows Support Amid Gay Rights Debate

Commented Jul 29, 2012 at 00:55:07 in Politics

“Funny how even though they claimed support for traditional marriage, they still get attacked the Left. They didn't say, "Gays are disgusting and should be thrown in jail.", they said they support marriage in point of view of the bible. 30 years ago and this wouldn't be in the news at all.”

Gary Bradski on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:28:35

“And 60 years ago, no one thought anything about making blacks sit in the back of the bus (except maybe the blacks). It wouldn't have been news. And before that slavery was propped up by the bible, and before that genocide against your enemies: fine. What's your point? Progress is being made?”

Sassi-squatch on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:25:57

“30 years ago you could be an open bigot and close-minded religious person, yep.”

mflorian on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:25:03

“30 years ago they'd be saying how unnatural interracial marriage was.”

fusillijerry on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:24:49

“That's why they call it progress.”

joemondo on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:21:53

“Actually, they've said worse through theFamily Research Council and the other hate groups they fund.”

greatdanefamily on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:20:27

“ThornyBadge:

Thirty years ago, you wouldn't be able to make benighted statements on the internet.”
Sarah Palin On Chick-Fil-A: Republican Shows Support Amid Gay Rights Debate

Sarah Palin On Chick-Fil-A: Republican Shows Support Amid Gay Rights Debate

Commented Jul 29, 2012 at 00:52:08 in Politics

“We should be able to marry anyone if it is true love, right?

What if I love my sister?”

foiegraswoody on Jul 29, 2012 at 02:27:41

“If you love your sister in that manner, then you are fucken sick.”

norepublicanleftbehind on Jul 29, 2012 at 02:05:12

“Aye 'spect ya gotta purdy mouth.”

norepublicanleftbehind on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:55:39

“Wher are you registered, chik-fil-a?”

TheyCallMeLtKelso on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:52:37

“That would make you a republican.”

stinkyfish on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:39:32

“cue the banjo music”

mflorian on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:26:26

“The bible speaks out quite a bit against divorce. Are you going to outlaw it?”

notgivendamnit on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:25:38

“you love your mother and father don"t you”

fordgarye on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:24:32

“Why not, judging from your comment we can surmise that your father did.”

joemondo on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:23:38

“Keep your parents out of this.”

evolvedtg on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:23:05

“Repug: If ah divorce mah wife, will she still be mah sister?”

BalancedEgg on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:22:03

“You won't have a mother-in-law.”

bingo1045 on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:21:42

“knock yerself out...”

fusillijerry on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:18:55

“Ask your parents. They should explain this sort of confusion to you. Not anonymous commenters.”

Lifeintheslowlane on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:18:20

“Making it illegal to marry a brother or sister means you can't marry one - only one - person you want to marry. (Assuming you fall in love with your sibling).

Making it illegal to marry anyone - that 's anyone, as in millions of people - of the same sex - means denying a person the right to marry ANYONE they would want to.

Your argument is lazy and infantile. Try harder if you want to make a point.”

Gladys1963 on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:13:47

“I wouldn't wish that on your sister.”

greatdanefamily on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:13:29

“ThornyBadge:

I hope you DO love your sister.”
Nancy Pelosi Chick-Fil-A Tweet: 'I Prefer Kentucky Fried Chicken'

Nancy Pelosi Chick-Fil-A Tweet: 'I Prefer Kentucky Fried Chicken'

Commented Jul 29, 2012 at 00:43:58 in Politics

“If it should be legal to marry the one that you love, why can't it be legal to marry your sister?”

SGillLondonUK on Jul 29, 2012 at 07:54:05

“For the same reason its illegal for people like Todd Palin to get their daughters pregnant....”

weirdremaynard on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:33:29

“Because if you had a child with your sister it would have loads of physical problems? Comparing same-sex marriage to that is annoying. And in the bible there were actually a few incestuous relationships, so should you be lobbying for the right to marry your sis? But in this SECULAR nation, your religious beliefs should not dictate the lives of others. Deal with it.”

PhilPredicta on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:11:00

“You seem to be the result of such a marriage.”

Punisher Man on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:05:53

“That is next and then the liberals will want us to marry children too.”
Idaho Billboard Compares Obama To Aurora Shooting Suspect James Holmes

Idaho Billboard Compares Obama To Aurora Shooting Suspect James Holmes

Commented Jul 29, 2012 at 00:41:07 in Politics

“Ouch, at least it isn't in Colorado. That would just be horrible.

Anyway, I still don't understand why Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize, I mean at that point of his presidency he had barely done a thing let alone anything to do with foreign policy.”

Shirley Ogburn on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:12:58

“He was nominated before he even took office. The nobel prize was for extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples IMO he has lived up to.”

psychstop on Jul 29, 2012 at 01:02:37

“His words were savior like, I guess.”
NBC Hit For Editing Opening Ceremony Segment Seen As 'Victims Tribute'

NBC Hit For Editing Opening Ceremony Segment Seen As 'Victims Tribute'

Commented Jul 29, 2012 at 00:21:07 in Media

“No, they are produced by the Left-wing media.”
James Holmes Claims Amnesia: Alleged 'Dark Knight' Shooter Wonders Why He's Arrested

James Holmes Claims Amnesia: Alleged 'Dark Knight' Shooter Wonders Why He's Arrested

Commented Jul 28, 2012 at 13:07:11 in Crime

“Doubt it. That man deserves nothing less than eternal damnation.”

Seiena Cyrus on Jul 28, 2012 at 13:48:00

“I'm with you he does, however sadly it's not our call to make *Shrugs* The higher power will do with him what it will and it's not our place to speak for it.”
'Wipeout' Contestants Find Love On Blind Date-Themed Episode (VIDEO)

'Wipeout' Contestants Find Love On Blind Date-Themed Episode (VIDEO)

Commented Jul 28, 2012 at 13:06:14 in TV

“IT's in the TV section, what would you expect?”
2012 Olympic Uniforms: Which Country's Got The Best Kit? (PHOTOS)

2012 Olympic Uniforms: Which Country's Got The Best Kit? (PHOTOS)

Commented Jul 28, 2012 at 13:05:10 in Style

“Lol at Saudi Arabia. Still making women wear those "head drapes".”

sunbeltvoter on Jul 28, 2012 at 13:34:03

“And when they win gold you will be complaining they have an unfair aerodynamic advantage with that hair covered streamlining. LOL”
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