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NAACP head: Voter ID fight akin to 60s battles
AP ^ | 7/9/2012 | MICHAEL GRACZYK

Posted on 07/09/2012 11:46:39 AM PDT by South40

HOUSTON (AP) — The head of the NAACP says the group's fight against conservative-backed voter ID laws that have been passed in several states is akin to the great civil rights battles of the 1960s.

Benjamin Todd Jealous, the CEO and president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, told delegates at the group's annual convention on Monday in Houston that these are Selma and Montgomery times.

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1 posted on 07/09/2012 11:46:43 AM PDT by South40
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To: South40

Racist hyperbole much?


2 posted on 07/09/2012 11:47:51 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Future generations will curse what we've done to them.)
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To: South40
Will they march for their right to vote fraudulently?
3 posted on 07/09/2012 11:48:32 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: South40

Voter ID threatens the time honored practice of Dem voter fraud. Can Philadelphia’s 110% voter turnout rate be sustained otherwise?


4 posted on 07/09/2012 11:49:21 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: South40

Speaking of bogus '60's struggles..

5 posted on 07/09/2012 11:49:45 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Psycho_Bunny

It’s in the job description: Must be rabid race-baiter with a history of claiming racism when and where there is none.


6 posted on 07/09/2012 11:50:13 AM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: South40

How out of touch are they?

Can’t wait for the “Romney is Hitler” and “Vote for Romney and another black church is going to burn” campaign advertisements...


7 posted on 07/09/2012 11:50:27 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: South40

This is nuts. The two issues aren’t even close.

No one is saying black folk cannot vote. But if you have to provide ID to buy booze or get on an airplne or a train, you can bloody well supply one to exercise the franchise legally.

Good Lord.


8 posted on 07/09/2012 11:51:03 AM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama Can't Count.)
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To: South40; All


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9 posted on 07/09/2012 11:51:06 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Bunch of mouth breathers.


10 posted on 07/09/2012 11:52:13 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Wings cannot be redistributed, they can only be broken. ~ Oleg Atbashian (People's Cube))
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To: South40

DOES MICHELLE OBAMA REQUIRING ID TO ATTEND HER BOOK SIGNINGS DISCRIMINATE AGAINST BLACKS TOO?


11 posted on 07/09/2012 11:52:49 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: South40

Sometimes I really get the impression that the NAACP and race baiters long for the days of the 60’s, they want that fight again.

It is almost like they don’t feel important any longer and need something to bring back their importance and usefulness.


12 posted on 07/09/2012 11:52:57 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: South40

No what this really “akin” to is the NAACP sying that either:

1) “Colored people” are too stupid or lazy to obtain a proper photo ID.

2) We are in favor of criminal, third world elections controlled by thieving, racist cheaters.


13 posted on 07/09/2012 11:53:19 AM PDT by EyeGuy (Armed, judgmental, fiscally responsible heterosexual.)
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To: South40

I have yet to hear a sensible argument as to why one should not be required to show photo ID at the polls. Why would you NOT want to? Unless you were up to no good, committing fraud, etc.


14 posted on 07/09/2012 11:53:41 AM PDT by AUJenn
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To: 2banana

One thing is certain, the right will never mention that Obama is black while the left will take every opportunity to point out Romney is white. So who is racist?


15 posted on 07/09/2012 11:53:48 AM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: South40

Hey Racebaiting Uncle Toms,

Where, anywhere on Earth, in the heavens or in any religion especially the Bible, does it say black skinned people have to be Communists?

Don’t you know that Republicans freed the slaves from the democrats? We’d like to do it again.


16 posted on 07/09/2012 11:55:55 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: RexBeach

I vote using a mail in ballot. But there was a time when I would go to my local polling place to vote and every time I did I was asked for my ID. Not once was I offended or thought that unfair. But then, I think logically; I’m not a liberal.


17 posted on 07/09/2012 11:55:59 AM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: South40; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; JPG; ...

Wisconsin interest ping

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18 posted on 07/09/2012 11:57:27 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (ABO)
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To: South40

“Benjamin Todd Jealous, the CEO and president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, told delegates at the group’s annual convention on Monday in Houston that these are Selma and Montgomery times.”

Reaching for something, anything to prompt the race card.


19 posted on 07/09/2012 11:57:55 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Irenic

Bingo. They can’t seem to accept that the 60’s are over. The things that were being fought for have long been won. At this point they are only diminishing themselves and turning their past victories into trifles. This is akin to what the women did when they called almost everything “rape”. Afterwhile nobody takes you seriously.


20 posted on 07/09/2012 11:59:36 AM PDT by Anima Mundi (ENVY IS JUST PASSIVE, LAZY GREED)
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To: South40

“.....these are Selma and Montgomery times.”

This is such bullsh!t. If I were Black I’d be embarrassed to tears.... and I’d be mad as hell.

These White hating race baiting bastards are destroying any progress that the Blacks have enjoyed since at LEAST the 1960’s.

If we were to return to the “Selma and Montgomery times”, it will be at the hands of the Blacks.

I am so sick of this race crap.


21 posted on 07/09/2012 11:59:58 AM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: South40

They should be protesting the DNC in NC because the only way to get into the Convention is by..you guessed it..an ID CARD..also Michelle Obama had some event and you could only meet her if you had an ID card..WOW those racists, racists I tell ya


22 posted on 07/09/2012 12:01:08 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: South40
The head of the NAACP says the group's fight against conservative-backed voter ID laws

They'll all have an Obomacare card. They can just use that.

Everyone will have one, so there won't be a problem with the "poor" (freeloaders) getting access. They'll be climbing over broken glass to get their "fair share" of everyone elses paycheck.

Obomacare cards are a perfect form of voter ID - because Oboma said in his State of the Union address illegals won't be covered by our tax payer dollars...... didn't he?
Or did he lie right into the face of every American watching? "I did not have sex with those illegals - never, not ever."

23 posted on 07/09/2012 12:03:04 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: South40
"AHCOA", "Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment", New York Communities for Change ("NYCC") and MANY others...simply offshoots of the same, corrupt group formerly called "ACORN"-they've gone away in name only:

"Obama uses taxpayer cash to back ACORN Name changes used to dodge the law"

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/nov/28/obama-uses-taxpayer-cash-to-back-acorn-name-change/?page=all#pagebreak

The Obama administration has showered its allies at ACORN Housing with $729,849 so far this year despite powerful, newly unveiled evidence of corruption and massive accounting irregularities at the longtime affiliate of ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now). Watchdog group Cause of Action recently pressured NeighborWorks America, a taxpayer-funded federal nonprofit that funneled more than $26.5 million in federal foreclosure-avoidance money to ACORN Housing, to disclose an internal audit furnished to then-Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd, Connecticut Democrat, late last year.

Former ACORN Director Gets $445 Mil From U.S. Treasury

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2892936/posts

our tax dollars at work to fund the left...

Obama campaign working to counter new voter ID laws

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2885684/posts

24 posted on 07/09/2012 12:04:17 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: RexBeach

I worked in banking for over 20 years~if there were two forms of I.D needed to cash some “hand out” check~~they had all the I.D. needed!


25 posted on 07/09/2012 12:05:42 PM PDT by Isabel2010
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To: South40
I've Ben Jealous before. When I couldn't get a checking account or buy a firearm because I didn't have a drivers license.

I was Jealous of the sixteen year olds...

5.56mm

26 posted on 07/09/2012 12:06:49 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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Benjamin Todd Jealous, the CEO and president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Ben Jealous? Been Jealous?

He's not only black he's green.

27 posted on 07/09/2012 12:07:00 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: Gator113

African-Americans have more opportunities this day and age than ever before. In education, careers, athletics, socially, etc. But these opportunities are squandered when ‘racism!’ is the constant drumbeat.


28 posted on 07/09/2012 12:07:13 PM PDT by AUJenn
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Obama Campaign Checks IDs At The Door

Jessica Kershaw, the Obama campaign’s Ohio Press Secretary, confirmed in a statement to BuzzFeed that the campaign checked every supporter’s identification at the door.

“We checked every ID at the door to make sure it matched with the name on the ticket that supporters filled out,” she said. “We did this for every person who came in.”

http://www.buzzfeed.com/zekejmiller/obama-campaign-checks-ids-at-the-door?tw_p=twt

think of all that “disenfranchising” going on!OH THE HORROR!


29 posted on 07/09/2012 12:08:21 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: M Kehoe
Addendum: The ONLY reason democRATs/liberals/NAACP/socialists are worried about voter id is getting caught in voter fraud.

5.56mm

30 posted on 07/09/2012 12:08:36 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: AUJenn
African-Americans have more opportunities this day and age than ever before.

Taking advantage of those opportunities ain't "keepin' it real."

31 posted on 07/09/2012 12:10:09 PM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: AUJenn
African-Americans have more opportunities this day and age than ever before.

And they are taking them.

32 posted on 07/09/2012 12:14:25 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: South40
The civil rights struggles of the 1960's were not pleasant but like all past events seen through the haze of time, generate a sense of nostalgia for many blacks as well as white liberals. Today, black 'leaders' desperately need an 'enemy' to fight because racism, while not extinct, is hardly the obstacle it was 50 years ago in America. The election of Barack Obama took a lot of wind out of the 'America is racist' meme the race hustlers use to agitate 'their people'. So, now, it's the fraudulent 'fight' against presenting a photo ID to vote, which most people understand is a perfectly rational requirement in today's society where ID is required to do almost anything. Obviously, the objections to the photo ID laws are based on the fact that Democrats historically use voter fraud and this law would effectively stop that.

Because the left cannot allow talk of voter fraud to gain any traction, they had to invent a rationale for objecting to perfectly logical voter ID laws. The answer? What else? 'Racism!" As Jon Lovitz used to say (in his persona as 'Tommy Flanagan, The Pathological Liar' on SNL) "that's the ticket!" Trouble is, racism has nothing to do with voter ID laws and most Americans realize this, making the NAACP look like the phony race-hustlers they are when they try to equate their objection to voter ID laws as a racial struggle. The NAACP has taken the good will most whites felt toward blacks who endured the '60's racial battles and squandered it by making absurd connections to perfectly reasonable voter ID laws and calling that 'a racial struggle' Hardly. More like a 'keep voting fraud alive' struggle. Shame on them.

33 posted on 07/09/2012 12:23:52 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: afraidfortherepublic
How vote fraud is done in Philadelphia.
34 posted on 07/09/2012 12:34:46 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: South40
“.....these are Selma and Montgomery times.”

Sorry, Bubba Jealous. Gay is the new Black. You're irrelevant. You're just too dumb to realize it.

35 posted on 07/09/2012 12:35:23 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: Jim Scott
The civil rights struggles of the 1960's were not pleasant but like all past events seen through the haze of time, generate a sense of nostalgia for many blacks as well as white liberals. Today, black 'leaders' desperately need an 'enemy' to fight because racism, while not extinct, is hardly the obstacle it was 50 years ago in America.

They desperately need to maintain the idea that whites are keeping them down. The possibility that the main thing keeping them down is their own inadequacy is something they cannot face.

36 posted on 07/09/2012 12:39:56 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: PapaBear3625

Good link. Many of those same methods are used in Wisconsin, except that it is exacerbated by our registration at the polls.


37 posted on 07/09/2012 1:10:46 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (ABO)
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To: South40

Yawn....

It’s cuz I’m white,right.


38 posted on 07/09/2012 1:59:26 PM PDT by damncat
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To: South40
Just WHO are these people without any kind of photo identification?

WHO are they? ..show them to me.

Please.

And why are they only Democrats?

39 posted on 07/09/2012 2:01:27 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Jim Scott
Trouble is, racism has nothing to do with voter ID laws and most Americans realize this, making the NAACP look like the phony race-hustlers

Logically, that could and should be true. But the masses of liberal morons who inhabit this country (50%+) get their information from a leftist media that will never tell them that so they will never know. It tells them the voter ID laws are racist and they believe it.

40 posted on 07/09/2012 2:16:01 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: South40

NAACP head: Voter ID fight akin to 60s battles


Is he saying they tried to cheat and unfairly manipulate the outcome back then,also?


41 posted on 07/09/2012 5:18:52 PM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the StatistI)
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To: South40

Our legal Hispanics, Asians, etc., all agree.
Photo iD is needed to stop fraud no matter which side.

And the few I know personally are really pizzed about it.

The lefts excuses only highlight WHO the real fraudsters are.
They are so ‘transparent’.


42 posted on 07/09/2012 5:21:46 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (54,000,000 0bama's people on welfare and food stamps?)
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What jackwagons. Bend the law any way necessary to satisfy their delusional sense of justice.

One vote per living citizen of age. Too complicated, genius?


43 posted on 07/09/2012 5:46:49 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: AUJenn

“Why would you NOT want to? Unless you were up to no good, committing fraud, etc.”

Absolutely; the agenda is so transparent.


44 posted on 07/09/2012 5:59:28 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: South40

Instead of bitching the NAACP should identify citizens without ID and reach out to them. They have the resources. I would hope the GOP is doing something like this, making sure that all registered Republicans have valid ID.


45 posted on 07/09/2012 6:33:06 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Obamaid has to go.)
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To: South40
conservative-backed voter ID laws

Thank you AP. It's about time the press started replacing the word honesty with conservative!

46 posted on 07/09/2012 7:32:39 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

At least the lady to his right was kind enough to hold his purse while he held hands with his black friend. He’s likely to be jealous though, once he sees his black friend fingering Pelosi’s gavel.


47 posted on 07/09/2012 7:36:21 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: South40

the head of the NAACP needs to get HIS head out of his backside.

You have to have photo ID to get SSI, WIC, and Medicaid, you have to have photo ID to get any check cashed.

I’m getting real sick of “That’s Racists” being said.

Let’s also look at Mexico. They just had a Presidential election, where you had to show...wait for it...PHOTO ID.


48 posted on 07/09/2012 7:49:50 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Shadowstrike

It’s all about protecting the democRATs’ long-held tradition of voter fraud. Voter ID cards would be a threat. Can’t have that now, can we?


49 posted on 07/09/2012 7:54:14 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: AUJenn

I was in a bank today and the guy ahead of me was asked to provide his ID and his PIN. He didn’t get upset or claim racism or repression.

What’s the big deal? Show your ID.


50 posted on 07/09/2012 8:05:06 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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