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The GOP has become the SLP: the Sore Losers Party

It started with the Big Lie — that there was so much rampant “voter fraud” in the 2020 presidential election that President Joe BIden didn’t really win, even though he did win by nearly 8 million votes. Republican after Republican repeated Donald Trump’s baseless claims about a “rigged” election. Many, including several sitting in the […]

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Georgia GOP rams through new voter suppression law

Guess not much has changed about trying to stop Black people from voting, especially in Georgia. A draconian voter suppression law was jammed through the Georgia Legislature on a party line vote in just a few hours and signed that evening by Gov. Brian Kemp. The white-men-only signing took place behind closed doors, with a […]

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GOP doubles down on voter suppression (UPDATE)

When lots of people vote, Democrats win. Just ask President Joe Biden, with his nearly 8 million vote margin over Donald Trump. So naturally, Republicans are doing all they can to stop voters they fear will vote for Team Blue from taking part in the electoral process. Since the November election, Republican officials in 33 […]

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The heroes fighting voter suppression

When the voting deck is stacked against Democrats, it’s time to fight back. I’m not talking about bringing in high-profile speakers like President Obama to rally the base at candidate rallies, although that certainly helps. I’m talking about taking concrete actions to help people whose votes are being suppressed or voters whose access to the […]

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ACLU launches ‘Let People Vote’ campaign

Between the fraudulent national voter suppression commission run by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and a plethora of state-level voter suppression laws, many U.S. citizens are encountering roadblocks on their way to the voting booth. The American Civil Liberties Union aims to change all that. Coming less than a week after #NationalVoterRegistrationDay (not that […]

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Trump’s ‘voter integrity’ panel is a joke — and a serious threat (UPDATE)

No doubt Donald Trump thought he had a winning issue for Republicans when he launched an idea for a bogus voter fraud panel. After all, Republicans have been pushing false notions about voter fraud for years, using it as an excuse to pass voter ID laws and other forms of voter suppression that disproportionately affect […]

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Sure there’s voter fraud. By Republicans.

So Hair Twittler is asking for a “major investigation” into voter fraud, the kind that exists only by seeing the world through orange-colored glasses. Donald Trump is still so incensed about losing the popular vote — and the fact that news media keep reporting it — that he keeps tweeting about it, claiming that he […]

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How to fight back after Trump win: Start with voting

The final votes of the 2016 election are still being counted as the last mail-in and absentee ballots arrive. But once again, the American electorate came up woefully short. No doubt most who are reading this did his or her civic duty. But too many people didn’t, and we’re stuck with the results, as painful, […]

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