Tag Archives: Jim Crow

Suppression And Intimidation Supplemented By Nullification

Mainly at the state level the Republican Party has been engaged in voter suppression for decades. Of late they have moved into voter intimidation. Ironically they learned both from, among other sources, the Democrats of the Jim Crow era. Now they are unveiling their final tactic – voter nullification. The scariest part is that the general public seems to be completely unaware of that.

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Same Play – Three Different Centuries

State’s Rights. It sounds good and in fact had a noble intent. Over now three centuries of American history it has been used to justify bad.

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Goal: A Supreme Test?

This week choosing the subject matter of the Sunday article was easy. The story will center on Georgia but it is close to nationwide and the anti-democracy forces that currently control the Republican Party and present a potentially mortal threat to America have DC as their intended destination. Plenty here, let’s start to unpack it.

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An Opportunity?

The better part of two years is several lifetimes in American politics but I want to take a look at what the Senate races will look like in 2022. Let’s explore. Continue reading An Opportunity?