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Cokie Roberts: Changes to Voting Rights ‘Downright Evil’
100wapi.com ^ | August 25, 2013

Posted on 08/25/2013 2:40:28 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

WASHINGTON) -- In a roundtable discussion on This Week, ABC's Cokie Roberts reflected on the progress in the United States 50 years after the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I have a Dream’ speech.

Roberts said, “Growing up in the Deep South in the era of Jim Crow, the difference is dramatic… It’s a great testament to the fact that when you do something like pass a voting rights bill. That makes a difference.” ....

“What’s going on about voting rights is downright evil because it is something that really needs to keep going forward not backward.”

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TOPICS: Government; US: Louisiana
KEYWORDS: cokehead; cokieroberts; electionfraud; louisiana; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; votefraud; voterfraud
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1 posted on 08/25/2013 2:40:28 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

It should be as easy to vote as it is to buy a gun.


2 posted on 08/25/2013 2:41:26 PM PDT by NoLibZone (The reason we are where we are today is the belief that posting on a website will fix the nation.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Someone should give Cokie a pokie!


3 posted on 08/25/2013 2:44:20 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I guess Ms. Roberts just forgot to mention that the Southern racist states were governed by DEMOCRATS! Oh, and by the way, the KKK was founded, staffed and supported by, you guessed it, the DEMOCRATS!

sigh.


4 posted on 08/25/2013 2:44:44 PM PDT by Thom Pain (U.S. Constitution is a CONTRACT! : $70 TRILLION unfunded...)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
“What’s going on about voting rights is downright evil because it is something that really needs to keep going forward not backward.”

Huh?

5 posted on 08/25/2013 2:44:45 PM PDT by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Showing a government ID card to check your name off on the voting roll, is NOTHING compared to poll tests that were designed to be confusing and discourage people from voting.

NOTHING SIMILAR AT ALL.

EVERYONE HAS G-DAMN ID TODAY. THEY CAN GET ONE FREE IF NEEDED.

This is idiotic AND discengenuous AND just plain EVIL for liberals today to equate showing an ID with 1950s southern democrat anti-black, anti-republican voter tactics.


6 posted on 08/25/2013 2:47:47 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Aha. Coke-head Roberts has finally emerged once again!

She is so far left that for a time she’s fallen off the radar, but here she is again. Defaming the nation that would be well rid of her along with the phony in the White Hut.


7 posted on 08/25/2013 2:50:59 PM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Cokie Roberts’ lies are downright evil


8 posted on 08/25/2013 2:51:08 PM PDT by Ray76 (Common sense immigration reform: Enforce Existing Law)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Cokie stays true to her liberal cause, that’s for sure. I disagree with most everything she says, but I wish Cokie well since dealing with her Mom’s death last month. Lindy Boggs, a former Louisiana Congresswoman died at 97. A lot of centurians these days. People who live almost to 100, and people who grow to almost seven feet are still unusual, but not as rare as they were, say, thirty years ago.


9 posted on 08/25/2013 2:51:50 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Another non issue being used to scare people by the media and progressive left. Who are the US citizens of legal age being denied the right to vote? Felons, yes in some states.

Residency requirements. Yes, you must prove residence in the location where you plan to vote. Is this a hardship? No. In most instances a photo ID or utility bill can be used to prove residency.

Citizenship requirement. Yes. Why is this an issue? Voting is a privilege that goes with citizenship. If a non citizen wants to vote in a US election they can go through the process to become a citizen.

Picture ID to cast a vote? Yes. Why is this a hardship? Progressives claim it is a hardship for the elderly. The elderly must have a photo ID to draw social security and medicare so where is the hardship? Progressives also claim it is a burden on the poor. The poor must show a picture ID to sign up for welfare benefits or drive a car. Should a poor or elderly person not have a driver’s license with a photo ID states provide for citizens to obtain a free photo state issued photo ID.

Any other limits? No if a person can prove citizenship and fill out the documents. There are no poll taxes or property ownership requirements. There are no race, sex, religious, income, or ethnic requirements or exclusions. In fact if they can’t read or write they can get help filling out the documents.

Zero evidence has been presented as states denying legitimate voters access to the polls. This issue is merely a distraction.


10 posted on 08/25/2013 2:53:02 PM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

cokehead roberts is “...Downright evil”. That she poses as a “journalist” in itself is disgusting. She is politician spawn inflicted upon us by her political parents...just like algore, the Insufferable Boor.


11 posted on 08/25/2013 2:56:38 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Hey Cokie - is it evil to show an ID to:

Get on a plane?
Buy liquor?
Buy cigarettes?
Cash a check?
Go on a White House Tour?
Buy a gun?
Get welfare?
Get Social Security?
Buy a house?
Rent an apartment?


12 posted on 08/25/2013 2:57:49 PM 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: Tailgunner Joe
Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Roberts (née Boggs)

A loyal member of the progressive movement. Daughter of a known member of the CPUSA.

http://www.westernjournalism.com/cokie-roberts-our-big-problem-is-the-us-constitution/

13 posted on 08/25/2013 2:57:53 PM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: 2banana

Not to mention that you have to show ID to get a job. It is curious that somehow obamaLIVs have the ID to get welfare and buy booze, but lack the proper ID to vote or get jobs.


14 posted on 08/25/2013 3:00:35 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Thom Pain

Roberts also forgot to mention that it was a Republican who wrote the 1965 Voting Rights Act.


15 posted on 08/25/2013 3:01:55 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: lee martell

“...A lot of centurians these days...”

I don’t see any Imperial Roman officers going about in full armor these days, but there are quite a few centenarians who are still with us.

(sorry)

Anyway, North Carolina, you are WARNED! Cokie Roberts is giving you the stinkeye on voting rights!


16 posted on 08/25/2013 3:03:17 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: NoLibZone

“It should be as easy to vote as it is to buy a gun.”

Problem is, we’ll end up with vote-control measures to keep guns and voting away from conservatives, but not from illegals from Mexico.


17 posted on 08/25/2013 3:03:56 PM PDT by ari-freedom (I need to change my tagline.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Cokie Roberts always reminded me of Wednesday Addams.


18 posted on 08/25/2013 3:06:42 PM PDT by skeeter
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19 posted on 08/25/2013 3:07:46 PM 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: Tailgunner Joe

Cookie Roberts? I didn’t know that fossil was still alive.

Sigh, so she is and getting dumber by the minute.

She was dumb 30 years ago. Now, a box of rox can out think her.


20 posted on 08/25/2013 3:09:45 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat ( According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: elcid1970

Oh! You’re right about that word.


21 posted on 08/25/2013 3:15:18 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Kookie Roberts is back on the radar screen. Yawn.


22 posted on 08/25/2013 3:19:33 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Tailgunner Joe

23 posted on 08/25/2013 3:21:02 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Back under your rock, Cokie...


24 posted on 08/25/2013 3:24:27 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: 2banana

Agree on all but one;
“Get Social Security?”

I applied for, and got SS, by just going online. Didn’t have to show any ID. Same with Medicare. Never saw another human, didn;t show anyone my ID.


25 posted on 08/25/2013 3:26:05 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Cokie, a Democrat, is a member of the party that endorsed Jim Crow laws and lynched blacks.

I am a member of the party that fought for the freedom of people who were considered chattel and property.

Democrats, members of Cokie Roberts’ party, fought for legalized and mandated segregation.

MY party, the party of MLK Jr., fought for the rights of freedom of association, and for people of good character—of all races—to eat, drink, pee, and live anywhere they can find the means.

Cokie Roberts’ party—Democrat—is the party that heartily endorses and applauds taxpayer funded infanticide. Her party even has as a leader a clown who refused to save living children who survived a botched abortion.

My party is one that fights for all innocent unborn life.

Democrats, the party of Cokie Roberts, demands the forced celebration of the relationships of those who practice sodomy.

My party is one that allows people to engage sexually with other willing adults however they wish, but does not see the need to force a changed definition of marriage that goes against Biblical and traditional ethics.

So Cokie is right in one sense—her party is one of intolerance, hatred, and perversion....and that is indeed evil.


26 posted on 08/25/2013 3:27:37 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Tailgunner Joe

She wants elections to be determined by fraud and illegal voters. Why does no one ever called these rats out?


27 posted on 08/25/2013 3:27:43 PM PDT by Spok
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To: windsorknot

Translation: “Democrats need vote fraud in order to continue growing big government.”


28 posted on 08/25/2013 3:31:54 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Requiring a voter ID to vote and prevent voter fraud is not moving backward. Cokie is a political hack like her parents.


29 posted on 08/25/2013 3:32:46 PM PDT by freedom1st
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To: Thom Pain
just forgot to mention that the Southern racist states were governed by DEMOCRATS!

I ache for the day in which this becomes widely known.

So many forces that cover up truth today...we need some high-profile educators to commandeer the airwaves and make stuff like this known.

30 posted on 08/25/2013 3:36:44 PM PDT by what's up
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Did Cokie have to show a photo ID to get into the ABC News studio?


31 posted on 08/25/2013 3:41:15 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: vette6387; Lazamataz

Are you volunteering? Because I wouldn’t touch that with Laz’s unit.


32 posted on 08/25/2013 3:42:10 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It wasn't the Rodeo Clown's act, it was the crowd reaction they could't take.)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
I applied for, and got SS, by just going online. Didn’t have to show any ID. Same with Medicare. Never saw another human, didn;t show anyone my ID.

But you had to provide your SS number which had to match your name, right?

33 posted on 08/25/2013 3:48:57 PM PDT by Lizavetta
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To: vette6387

I think Cokie is all poked-out......


34 posted on 08/25/2013 3:51:21 PM PDT by clintonh8r (white Caucasian)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

No, media royalty don’t need no stinkin’ ID.....


35 posted on 08/25/2013 3:52:30 PM PDT by clintonh8r (white Caucasian)
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To: Lizavetta

“But you had to provide your SS number which had to match your name, right?”

Yes, of course. You’re right. But I never had to present an ID to a person.


36 posted on 08/25/2013 3:57:57 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

This from the same imbecile who joked on the air that in New Orleans the dead are buried above ground (true) so they can make it to the polls.

Thanks Tailgunner Joe.


37 posted on 08/25/2013 3:59:02 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

“Cokie”...really? And she expects to be taken seriously in journAlism with that name??

Did she earn a :sniff: :sniff: reputation at college parties?


38 posted on 08/25/2013 3:59:31 PM PDT by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Stopping voter fraud is evil.

]Pray for America to Wake Up


39 posted on 08/25/2013 4:02:18 PM PDT by bray (Coming soon: The Republic of Texas 2022)
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To: Cyber Liberty

I’d hit it.


40 posted on 08/25/2013 4:03:58 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Maybe old Cokie should spend a few minutes in a Southern state in modern times instead of going off of impression based in the past before she opines on this subject.

The South ain’t what it used to be under Democrat rule.


41 posted on 08/25/2013 4:06:07 PM PDT by EricT. (Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. Big brother is watching you.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“Cokie, a Democrat, is a member of the party that endorsed Jim Crow laws and lynched blacks.....”
___________________________________________________
Comparing the two parties today with those of 75-100 years ago is a bit pointless, but yes, it were the Democrats that tended to be segregationist.

The Dimocrap party of today has now been taken over by the Marxist/Communist. They might as well merge with the CPUSA.
Given their way, America will resemble the now defunct USSR.


42 posted on 08/25/2013 4:15:46 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: Cyber Liberty; Lazamataz

“Are you volunteering? Because I wouldn’t touch that with Laz’s unit.”

Nah, and if I were Laz I’d keep “Little Laz” out of harm’s way! Just the thought of what you are proposing send chills down my spine!


43 posted on 08/25/2013 4:28:09 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Isn’t ID required to cash a SS check?


44 posted on 08/25/2013 4:32:59 PM PDT by Lizavetta
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To: vette6387

Not Me!!!


45 posted on 08/25/2013 4:40:14 PM PDT by ontap (***)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

That skank Cokie is a Democrat so naturally she would oppose laws that promote the integrity of the election process. I have yet to hear a single one of these scumbags explain why Democrats need ID to get their food stamps, welfare EBT cards, and Section 8 housing subsidies, and all the rest of their handouts, but shouldn’t need ID to vote.


46 posted on 08/25/2013 4:45:30 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Cokie Roberts is still alive???


47 posted on 08/25/2013 4:46:41 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I am sick and tired of liberals.


48 posted on 08/25/2013 4:47:30 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The fact that Cokie could make a living being do biased and disengenius is downright evil......


49 posted on 08/25/2013 4:47:42 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: Hoodat; Tailgunner Joe; lee martell
From the Wikipedia entry of her boggy bullfrog of old man:

During his tenure in Congress, Hale Boggs was an influential player in the government. After Brown v. Board of Education he signed the Southern Manifesto condemning desegregation in the 1950s and opposed the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Yet unlike most southern congressmen of his era, he supported the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the Open Housing Act of 1968.

So he despised the Negro himself and yet saw the writing on the polling booth wall. Well, isn't it just fine for Missy Cokie to expiate her shame by smearing others as criminals...one can only imagine the slurs and degradation dealt out daily in the hallways of home and office at the historic, palatial Chez Boggs...

And no I don't wish her a well day on earth, regardless of her sainted old mother's passing...Cokie Roberts would rather see the likes of me and mine up against a wall, or in shackles out in the shed like the blacks her great-granddaddy used to OWN.

Cokie and her verminous family will do just fine on her own using you and me and those who think like us as fodder and grist and bonemeal to cover over their greed and guilt and hate.

50 posted on 08/25/2013 5:07:33 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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