We need tough voter ID laws

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    I'm looking at all these states that I thought would have been closer or even big victories for Romney and I'm beginning to wonder how many fake voters there were. Turnout was down, but it makes no freaking sense to me that Romney could carry independents by such a wide margin and lose by so much. It blows my mind.

    Even the UN was laughing at our lack of voter ID laws.
     
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    could you be more of a whiner?
     
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    An alleged conservative saying we need to be more like the UN. Welcome to the Twilight Zone.

    And here it comes, just as predicted. Cries of cheating.


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    the republicans dont win when Americans vote in big numbers
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GBAsFwPglw]Paul Weyrich - "I don't want everybody to vote" (Goo Goo) - YouTube[/ame]


    goo goo
     
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    We need a total reform of the way we conduct elections in this country.

    Everyone who wants to vote..should be able to vote and easily.
     
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    It does when you understand that many of the "independents" were Republican Tea Partiers.

    Republican numbers were down because many of them chose to call themselves "Independents", and "Independents" were breaking Republican because many of them actually were Republicans.

    That's the simple explanation. If you instead choose to believe in a vast hidden nationwide conspiracy involving millions of phony Democratic voters, I can't stop you. However, a Mr. Occam would probably like a word with you.
     
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    Voter ID laws are fine, now. The problems was ...

    Flurry of Voter ID laws tied to conservative group ALEC - Open Channel

    ... the unabashed effort by the conservative movement to disenfranchise those likely to vote for Democrats. It was and remains a dishonest, racist, anti-democratic (small 'd') and anti-Democratic (big 'D') effort. Those who funded and pushed this movement do not hold true to the values of our nation.

    Romney lost not by fraud, he lost because he is an empty suit. He is a demagogue who offered little of substance; he appealed to the voter's emotions and used hyperbole in his effort to rewrite history. Such efforts are deadly when used in a persuasive essay or a campaign. Millions saw his shortcomings both in substance and in character - that is why he and his campaigned failed.
     
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    Florida requires voters to use photo I.D. provided by the government (driver's license, state ID, or passport).

    Obama still won.
     
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    The United States is the only developed country where voter identification is not required. One must ask the simple question as to why and address any uncertainty as to the validity of elections.

    As for Romney loosing, it had more to do with appealing to a broader base, delivering a strong focused message, and not spewing the compassionate progressive conservative mantra of the DC establishment. Panderers have no message and once again it was proven in the voting booths on Tuesday.

    The bigger question and concern facing the country is the fiscal cliff and financial abyss we stand at the precipice of, however, for those thinking that raising taxes will salvage what remains of any fiscal sustainability had better take a better look at the numbers. It will be interesting to see how the President presents the fact that his tax only the rich tax increase will be need to be broadened to encompass those earning $48k. One can only hope that his teleprompter doesn't fall in the process.
     

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