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Nixon vetoes voter-ID and early-voting legislation (Missouri)
The Kansas City Star ^ | 06/17/2011 11:30PM | By JASON NOBLE

Posted on 06/18/2011 8:53:43 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman

JEFFERSON CITY | Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday vetoed legislation that would have required voters to show photo identification at the polls and allowed some ballots to be cast before Election Day.

In his formal veto message, Nixon said the bill would disenfranchise voters...

(Excerpt) Read more at kansascity.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: jaynixon; missouri
Of course the dems always use 'disenfranchising' the poor little voter who can't get an ID (dead people) as a reason to be against requiring Voters to provide I.D. but anyone in their right mind knows it is how fraud is best perpetrated.

A veto is possible however, we have our RINOS too.

This is a battle we need to win before 2012. The article states

1 posted on 06/18/2011 8:53:47 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman
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To: Outlaw Woman
vetoed legislation that would have required voters to show photo identification at the polls and allowed some ballots to be cast before Election Day.

Were both of those issues in the same bill? If I were gov, I'd sign half of it.

2 posted on 06/18/2011 8:56:34 AM PDT by Graybeard58
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To: Outlaw Woman
So ID is no longer required for state services too? Lest it disenfranchise the same people?

Oh, right, just for voting...

3 posted on 06/18/2011 8:56:59 AM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: Outlaw Woman

Impeach Nixon!

(that’s a blast from the past, isn’t it?)


4 posted on 06/18/2011 8:57:35 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: OrangeHoof

LOL!;)


5 posted on 06/18/2011 9:00:47 AM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Outlaw Woman

In Barry’s new American banana republic, preventing voter fraud is now known as “disenfranchising” DemocRAT “voters” who are so worthless and ignorant that they can’t seem to be able to come up with a voter I.D. in order to vote. Now that’s pretty ignorant if you ask me. People this worthless and ignorant shouldn’t be voting anyway. IMHO.


6 posted on 06/18/2011 9:01:10 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (When the going gets tough, the tough check themselves into "rehab".)
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To: Outlaw Woman

Also, ID will no longer be required to enter a government building, enroll in public school, buy liquor or tobacco, cash checks, apply for unemployment, welfare or social security, check out a library book, to fly, buy a bus or train ticket, obtain a passport, or open any kind of credit account

lest people be disenfranchised

sarc


7 posted on 06/18/2011 9:01:23 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Outlaw Woman

Yet we need an ID to get a job, cash a check, to buy cigarettes, alcohol (which I’m sure the dem voters do), open a bank account, and a lot of other things. But asking someone to show an ID to vote would “disinfranchise” them. The dems promote voter fraud - simple as that.


8 posted on 06/18/2011 9:01:38 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Outlaw Woman

We have a voter ID requirement in Michigan now. Look what happened.

We won the governor’s mansion, 2 US house seats, attorney general, secretary of state, several state senate seats, several state house seats, and a state supreme court seat.


9 posted on 06/18/2011 9:02:36 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Outlaw Woman

“In his formal veto message, Nixon said the bill would disenfranchise voters who don’t have access to a photo ID or the documents necessary to obtain one, such as a birth certificate. Specifically, he said access to the ballot box could be limited for seniors and the disabled.”

So, how’d they get registered to vote in the first place with no birth certificate or ID? Hmmm?


10 posted on 06/18/2011 9:03:26 AM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: OrangeHoof

Unfortunate name for a guy with possible higher political ambitions.


11 posted on 06/18/2011 9:04:21 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Outlaw Woman
This opens the door wide for vote fraud and voter intimidation from the other end of the spectrum.

12 posted on 06/18/2011 9:05:03 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: Graybeard58

Unfortunately early voting is on the table here. Unbelievable. I just wrote my Senator on facebook to find out what is going to be done.


13 posted on 06/18/2011 9:05:10 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Banned from the Rush Limbaugh Facebook page on 06/17/2011.)
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To: OrangeHoof

LOL...good one.


14 posted on 06/18/2011 9:06:06 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Banned from the Rush Limbaugh Facebook page on 06/17/2011.)
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To: cripplecreek

EXCELLENT POINT! Thank you for the reminder.


15 posted on 06/18/2011 9:07:32 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Banned from the Rush Limbaugh Facebook page on 06/17/2011.)
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To: SERKIT

Well that might happen in St. Louis or KC but that won’t happen in the smaller towns. They’ll get their clock cleaned around here.


16 posted on 06/18/2011 9:09:32 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Banned from the Rush Limbaugh Facebook page on 06/17/2011.)
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To: OrangeHoof; Frank_2001; Outlaw Woman

17 posted on 06/18/2011 9:09:50 AM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: Outlaw Woman
Yes indeedy, the dims and RINOs LOVE extending voting to cover those too busy watching Oprah, sleeping off the drunk or drug high, to vote on election day but demanding NO photo IDs for actual voters (as it might disenfranchise someone - like those committing voter fraud!)

Time to make the law actually work for the rest of us = sue merchants, banks, airlines, TSA, etc. for demanding photo ID to conduct other types of business, as it must also "disenfranchise" minorities, elderly types and single women!

18 posted on 06/18/2011 9:17:16 AM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: cripplecreek

“We won the governor’s mansion, 2 US house seats, attorney general, secretary of state, several state senate seats, several state house seats, and a state supreme court seat.”

Well done. Love your state. One of two snow states where I really felt at home.


19 posted on 06/18/2011 9:18:58 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: zerosix

Yes...life is a *itch isn’t it? So unfair...


20 posted on 06/18/2011 9:19:55 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Banned from the Rush Limbaugh Facebook page on 06/17/2011.)
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To: Outlaw Woman

Would an override be possible?


21 posted on 06/18/2011 9:30:35 AM PDT by wk4bush2004
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To: Outlaw Woman

Put a photo on their EBT cards.


22 posted on 06/18/2011 9:41:13 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: Outlaw Woman

The ONLY reason to oppose voter ID, is to SUPPORT VOTER FRAUD!


23 posted on 06/18/2011 9:41:41 AM PDT by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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To: ilovesarah2012
"Yet we need an ID to get a job, cash a check, to buy cigarettes, alcohol (which I’m sure the dem voters do), open a bank account, and a lot of other things. But asking someone to show an ID to vote would “disinfranchise” them. The dems promote voter fraud - simple as that."

24 posted on 06/18/2011 9:44:17 AM PDT by KantianBurke (Hey Tea Party folks - what about Social Security reform?)
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To: wk4bush2004

Republicans are in control but...we have RINOS. Nixon vetoed the redistricting map and that veto was overridden so..hopefully that will happen in this case.


25 posted on 06/18/2011 9:50:08 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Banned from the Rush Limbaugh Facebook page on 06/17/2011.)
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To: Outlaw Woman

A Democrat in favor of enabling voter fraud?? Gee...seems IMPOSSIBLE, doesn’t it!!!


26 posted on 06/18/2011 9:50:45 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: smokingfrog

eww that’s a great idea!


27 posted on 06/18/2011 9:51:04 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Banned from the Rush Limbaugh Facebook page on 06/17/2011.)
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The Great State of Misery!


28 posted on 06/18/2011 9:52:52 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again for our justification)
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To: G Larry

Exactly


29 posted on 06/18/2011 9:54:14 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Banned from the Rush Limbaugh Facebook page on 06/17/2011.)
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To: cripplecreek

You really have to wonder why the Republican leadership has not made this a big issue in the last dozen elections. I guess the real answer to that question is too unthinkable since only two reasons come quickly to mind, stupidity, or complicity.


30 posted on 06/18/2011 10:03:32 AM PDT by itsahoot (I Stand with Sarah Palin)
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“...disenfranchise voters... “

This is code speak that means “Stop Democrat voting fraud.”

If they can get some kind of ID to get food stamps, public housing, SSI, Medicaid..., they can show an ID for voting. If they work, they should already have an ID. The only “disenfranchised voters” are illegals who shouldn’t be voting, and military personnel who Democrats manage to exclude.


31 posted on 06/18/2011 10:09:58 AM PDT by pallis
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To: Oldpuppymax

All Dems should be run out on a rail (even the dead ones)


32 posted on 06/18/2011 10:23:59 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Banned from the Rush Limbaugh Facebook page on 06/17/2011.)
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To: PoloSec

I’ll take my state over your dumbass state anyday


33 posted on 06/18/2011 10:26:12 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Banned from the Rush Limbaugh Facebook page on 06/17/2011.)
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To: pallis

Actually it is code speak for allowing fraud. and you’re right on about the ID. It’s all a huge smoke screen just like “It’s for the children” BS. Make it sound like they are doing the ‘righteous’ thing.


34 posted on 06/18/2011 10:29:33 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Banned from the Rush Limbaugh Facebook page on 06/17/2011.)
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How about the ‘disenfranchising’ of legal voters because their vote is
being negated by other’s illegal votes?

What crap. Fraud at the polls. Fraud in the White House.


35 posted on 06/18/2011 10:39:58 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (VOTE out the RATS! Go Sarah!)
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To: Outlaw Woman

Foregive me if I am wrong,
BUT
Isn’t Missouri one of the states that is about as dirty as Chicago when election time comes???


36 posted on 06/18/2011 10:48:00 AM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: Outlaw Woman

Of course political machines have been voting dead peopleforever. I think Aaron Burr resorted to this in 1800 after he set up Tammany Hall. But the main thing is to organize down to local and get people to the polls. Next thing is to get observers into the polling places and make sure that the cheating is kept to a minimum. All this takes boots on the ground. Inevitably some precincts are as hard to police as a Taliban village.


37 posted on 06/18/2011 10:49:56 AM PDT by RobbyS (Pray with the suffering souls.)
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To: Joe Boucher

The fraud, as in other states is extensive in the ‘Urban’ areas. St. Louis and Kansas City are problem areas. The remainder of the state, is less likely to experience the level of fraud that is present in those areas. You know...Holder’s peeps live in those areas.


38 posted on 06/18/2011 11:05:57 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Banned from the Rush Limbaugh Facebook page on 06/17/2011.)
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Inevitably some precincts are as hard to police as a Taliban village.

Terrific analogy and so true.

39 posted on 06/18/2011 11:08:13 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Banned from the Rush Limbaugh Facebook page on 06/17/2011.)
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To: itsahoot
I think the Republican "leadershipo" are just scared to death by the Democrats theats of race riots and the threat to call Republicans mean-spirited and other bad names.

Boehner and many others act like neutered servants of the empire instead of stand-up men fulfilling their Constitutional oaths.

40 posted on 06/18/2011 11:22:27 AM PDT by hoosierham (Waddaya mean Freedom isn't free ?;will you take a credit card?)
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To: Graybeard58; G Larry
Were both of those issues in the same bill?

Yes. Photo ID and Early Voting are part of the bill which Gov. Nixon vetoed, and part of the bill which passed and allows for voting on a constitutional amendment to allow both of those provisions.

Nixon vetoed the bill putting them into place immediately, and I don't disagree with him. While I agree with photo ID, I do not like the idea that people can vote up to 11 days early. What would prevent someone [read "dishonest Democrat"] from voting in different precincts with picture A on day 11 before Election Day, with picture B on day 7 before Election Day, with picture C on day 4 before Election Day, and picture D on Election Day? Four votes, all with photo IDs!

IMO, the governor's veto of this bill was a good thing.

The proposed constitutional amendment can still be approved (I don't think the actual date it will appear on the ballot has been announced yet), with two bills - one for photo ID and one for early voting - introduced and passed by the General Assembly later, in conjunction with the newly-passed amendment (assuming it passes).

41 posted on 06/18/2011 11:37:02 AM PDT by Prov3456
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Quoth silverleaf: Also, ID will no longer be required to ...

Does this mean I don’t have to show ID to get OTC cold medication? (sarcasm)


42 posted on 06/18/2011 11:50:42 AM PDT by Peet (Leftists think personal liberty is so important it must be carefully rationed.)
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To: Scotsman will be Free

In Mississippi the Secretary of State said fraudulent votes accounted for 5 to 6% of the vote total. This makes my vote worth .95% thereby disenfranchising me.

While working on the petition drive to get VOTER ID on the 2011 ballot ( which was successful )I read a paper from a law school in NY, I think it was NYU and they were against VOTER ID, they concluded that “FRAUD ONLY MAKES A DIFFERENCE IN THE CLOSE ELECTIONS ANYWAY” which I believe proves my point that we should have VOTER ID.


43 posted on 06/18/2011 12:17:02 PM PDT by duffee (FOR VOTER ID, one LEGAL voter, one vote)
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To: Joe Boucher; Outlaw Woman

Gee, you guys,

Y’all arguing about corruption and in the meanwhile Mass has had its THIRD SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE IN A ROW convicted of malfeasance of some sort in office.

Three in a row.


44 posted on 06/18/2011 12:56:12 PM PDT by Peet (Leftists think personal liberty is so important it must be carefully rationed.)
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To: Peet

Peet...I think every state is infected with corruption. And if it has an urban jungle...that is where the heart of it is. (imo)

Disgusting about Mass...just shows how deeply the roots of corruption are.


45 posted on 06/18/2011 1:00:00 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Banned from the Rush Limbaugh Facebook page on 06/17/2011.)
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Yeah,
Holders people.
Them Amish.

Seriously I’ve heard horror stories about St. Louis voting.


46 posted on 06/18/2011 2:09:00 PM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: Peet

Yeah yeah, Mass. politicians are corrupt and rabbits like carrots and the moon and sun comes up in the east. What ya got that’s news???


47 posted on 06/18/2011 2:13:51 PM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: duffee

You are probably a responsible, taxpaying citizen. Your vote doesn’t count. Quitcherbitchin’, shutup, pay up, and as Bogie said “You’ll take it and like it” as he slapped Peter Lorrie(sp)across the face.


48 posted on 06/18/2011 2:42:08 PM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: Joe Boucher

Quote: Yeah yeah, Mass. politicians are corrupt and rabbits like carrots and the moon and sun comes up in the east. What ya got that’s news???

*chuckle* So true, Mr. Boucher, so true...


49 posted on 06/19/2011 3:59:56 AM PDT by Peet (Leftists think personal liberty is so important it must be carefully rationed.)
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