Two big events happen 25 September, and I'd like your help celebrating both. If I've ever helped you find a job or a place to live, I don't need or want anything for myself, just please pay it forward this way. Register to vote, and commit to vote.
Yesterday's ruling is good news for Floridians. But Florida is not alone in its efforts to impose onerous regulations on those exercising their First Amendment rights of free speech by engaging in this staple of civic participation.
A renewed assault on the Voting Rights Act fits right into the Tea Party's endless attacks on the federal government for alleged over-intrusiveness. It would also be set against the backdrop of the hotly contested 2012 battle for the White House.