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Black leaders worry about low turnout in November
Associated Press ^ | Jul 22, 2014 8:50 PM EDT

Posted on 07/22/2014 8:28:37 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Civil rights leaders at the NAACP’s annual convention worry that black voters won’t show up at voting booths in November this year.

Black voting turnout hit records in presidential elections during Barack Obama’s presidency but dropped sharply in 2010. A wave of newly elected Republicans passed several laws targeting voter fraud after those elections that critics say make it harder for minorities to vote. …

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2014midterms; blackvote
So is the AP saying that blacks can only vote fraudulently? That sounds racist to me.
1 posted on 07/22/2014 8:28:37 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

So Philly will only have 105% turnout?


2 posted on 07/22/2014 8:30:32 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: Olog-hai

Which is why Barry, Eric and Michelle are fanning the flames.


3 posted on 07/22/2014 8:31:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2banana

blacks should worry—they are being replaced by Latinos.


4 posted on 07/22/2014 8:31:28 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll Onward! Ride to the sound of the guns!)
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To: Olog-hai

This is truly an anachronistic organization that should have phased itself out after the passage of the Civil Rights Act.


5 posted on 07/22/2014 8:33:45 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Olog-hai

I wouldn’t worry about it. I’ll bet the commie ‘RATS already have union thugs and al-Raza types filling out ballots.


6 posted on 07/22/2014 8:34:00 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: Olog-hai

“make it harder for minorities to vote” more than once or after they’re dead


7 posted on 07/22/2014 8:35:20 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

some of the new “immigrants” will be poll workers...at least in Chicago...and D.C....


8 posted on 07/22/2014 8:35:24 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: Olog-hai
Black leaders worry about low turnout in November

Give out some more free cell phones and the problem is solved.

9 posted on 07/22/2014 8:36:43 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: Olog-hai

10 posted on 07/22/2014 8:38:05 PM PDT by South40 (Hillary Clinton was a "great secretary of state". - Texas Governor Rick Perry)
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To: Olog-hai

Fund-raising BS from black organizations. Almost every one of these laws has been struck down in the federal courts.


11 posted on 07/22/2014 8:39:41 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Olog-hai
I don't blame blacks for staying home at all.

obams turns a blind eye and a deaf ear to the skyrocketing unemployment and violence blacks live with every day.

Many blacks, especially black Christians, are appalled at obama’s obsession with lgbt ‘rights’.

Most recently they see how well illegal children are treated vs. how their own American children are neglected.

He has failed the black community miserably.

12 posted on 07/22/2014 8:39:53 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: Olog-hai

No, they aren’t they are worried they will vote Republican.


13 posted on 07/22/2014 8:41:00 PM PDT by svcw (Not 'hope and change' but 'dopes in chains')
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To: MeshugeMikey

I wouldn’t be surprised. That’s probably what they are using them for at the Government “refugee” resorts. They have them filling out ballots for November’s election.


14 posted on 07/22/2014 8:42:34 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: Olog-hai

This is why the democrats are hardening voting as an issue of voting against white people, to make it a racial pride activity and a chance to lash out.

Not quite the old civic duty that we used to hear about.


15 posted on 07/22/2014 8:44:34 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: MichaelCorleone

re: He has failed the black community miserably.

True, but to semi-quote Hillary, what difference will it make? I don’t think one bit. Obama’s popularity among Blacks is still in the 90’s. It doesn’t get better than that, and I can’t think of anything he could do to truly disappoint the black community enough to abandon him.


16 posted on 07/22/2014 8:50:50 PM PDT by Nevadan
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To: Olog-hai

No worries, I’m sure the GOPe will pay to get them to the polls. Right, Thad?


17 posted on 07/22/2014 8:51:18 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Olog-hai

What they should worry about is the African American vote switching to the conservative side if the border chaos doesn’t stop. It is the perfect spot to drive home how DC and the current crop of politicians will allow the country to be over run while our own citizens are out of work, out of hope, and out of change


18 posted on 07/22/2014 8:51:47 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Id Barry Learned how ...so can these geniuses....






19 posted on 07/22/2014 8:54:23 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: Olog-hai

In the 2012 election there was massive fraud. No one gets 100%, 110%, 145% of the vote but obama did in many counties.


20 posted on 07/22/2014 8:54:29 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: Charles Martel
No worries, I’m sure the GOPe will pay to get them to the polls. Right, Thad?

Yeah, but only against conservatives.

21 posted on 07/22/2014 8:55:54 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Zhang Fei
Fund-raising BS from black organizations. Almost every one of these laws has been struck down in the federal courts.

But not in SC. Our voter ID law went into effect on Jan 1, 2013 and has survived all challenges. Mostly because of how Governor Nikki Haley implemented the law.

The poor folks lamented they couldn't afford a picture ID. Gov. Haley made all IDs free.

The poor folks then lamented that they had no transportation to the DMV to get their free ID. Gov. Haley made government vehicles available to drive these folks to the DMV.

Those two steps pretty much ended the protests.

Here's the law in SC:

Beginning January 1, 2013 you will be asked to show ONE of the following Photo ID's at your polling place:

Source.

Article detailing Gov. Haley's efforts. Notice she "called 'em out" on transportation and they backed off. The will of the people was done.

22 posted on 07/22/2014 9:19:49 PM PDT by upchuck (It's a shame nobama truly doesn't care about any of this. Our country, our future, he doesn't care.)
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To: upchuck
But not in SC. Our voter ID law went into effect on Jan 1, 2013 and has survived all challenges. Mostly because of how Governor Nikki Haley implemented the law. The poor folks lamented they couldn't afford a picture ID. Gov. Haley made all IDs free. The poor folks then lamented that they had no transportation to the DMV to get their free ID. Gov. Haley made government vehicles available to drive these folks to the DMV. Those two steps pretty much ended the protests.

What I don't understand why GOP governors in other states did not go the extra mile to do the exact same thing. My guess is that they are (almost) as lazy, stupid and crooked as their Democratic counterparts.

23 posted on 07/22/2014 9:22:56 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

“I don’t blame blacks for staying home at all.

obams turns a blind eye and a deaf ear to the skyrocketing unemployment and violence blacks live with every day.

Many blacks, especially black Christians, are appalled at obama’s obsession with lgbt ‘rights’.

Most recently they see how well illegal children are treated vs. how their own American children are neglected.

He has failed the black community miserably.”

I hope the above is the case, but I suspect that the REAL disillusionment amongst a big part of this crowd is that they didn’t get anywhere near the amount of free stuff that they thought they had been promised.


24 posted on 07/22/2014 9:27:12 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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25 posted on 07/22/2014 11:08:37 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (‘You can avoid reality, but you can’t avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.’)
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To: 2banana
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You are horrible .... how dare YOU ???


/sarcasm-off


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26 posted on 07/23/2014 3:34:33 AM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (.)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

yep,
Both groups fighting over the same low wage, unskilled, dead end jobs.
Course latinos at least are usually willing to work hard.
Whereas blacks are more like obammy,. let’s do as little as possible.


27 posted on 07/23/2014 5:33:11 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: ansel12

Yes, it’s identity politics pure and simple.

Which is why all this talk about impeachment needs to stop and stop now. It plays right into identity politics and lets the Dems pull out the race card to drive up turnout by people who 1) will believe it can actually happen and 2) will be incensed and incited by it.


28 posted on 07/23/2014 5:39:29 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Olog-hai

Well let’s see. We’ve destroyed the urban black family and replaced it with a gimme culture devoid of any sense of civic duty, plus ruined the economies of every big city in America, so why would any remaining black voters be very excited about voting for more of the above?


29 posted on 07/23/2014 7:45:36 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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