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Texas Dems Think They Won Battle, Gov Abbot Wins War

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End result is Democrats only showed themselves as wanting to cheat in elections.


On late Sunday night, Democrats in the Texas House walked out to prevent a GOP quorum to pass a voting rights bill. The midnight deadline to pass the measure expired and Democrats celebrated what they thought was a “victory.”

Instead, Governor Greg Abbott decided to play hardball. He will veto the section of the state budget that funds the legislature. The current budget will run until August 31 and Abbott’s veto will affect the next fiscal year.

Of course, that means that Democrats will have to be in the chamber to vote to fund the legislature in order to get paid after August 31. At the same time, Republicans will be able to pass the voting rights bill.

 

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Oh, don't get your hopes up. We're just in the first inning of the fight against voting restrictions not only in Texas, but across the nation.
The days of the minority ruling the majority are coming to an end. Republicans have nothing. No successful policy implementations, no
new ideas. Just the same old bag of recycled crap. So, on the verge of extinction, they resort to standbys. I have a feeling that this time,
it isn't going to work. :)
 

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End result is Democrats only showed themselves as wanting to cheat in elections.


On late Sunday night, Democrats in the Texas House walked out to prevent a GOP quorum to pass a voting rights bill. The midnight deadline to pass the measure expired and Democrats celebrated what they thought was a “victory.”

Instead, Governor Greg Abbott decided to play hardball. He will veto the section of the state budget that funds the legislature. The current budget will run until August 31 and Abbott’s veto will affect the next fiscal year.

Of course, that means that Democrats will have to be in the chamber to vote to fund the legislature in order to get paid after August 31. At the same time, Republicans will be able to pass the voting rights bill.

Strange....the legislature in Texas is for 140 days every 2 years...they aren't scheduled to be in session in August.

You're simply ignorant of the subject.

What will happen though is this. The republicans will call a special session and the voting restrictions will get passed at that point. The theatrics you're talking about are not going to happen.

And then the endless cycle of lawsuits start.

Pretty much par for the course in Texas.
 
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Oh, don't get your hopes up. We're just in the first inning of the fight against voting restrictions not only in Texas, but across the nation.
The days of the minority ruling the majority are coming to an end. Republicans have nothing. No successful policy implementations, no
new ideas. Just the same old bag of recycled crap. So, on the verge of extinction, they resort to standbys. I have a feeling that this time,
it isn't going to work. :)
Oh? What says a person can’t vote in Texas and are you aware of the function of the Supreme Court?

Fact is the Left are cheating in elections and want to keep it that way.
 
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End result is Democrats only showed themselves as wanting to cheat in elections.


On late Sunday night, Democrats in the Texas House walked out to prevent a GOP quorum to pass a voting rights bill. The midnight deadline to pass the measure expired and Democrats celebrated what they thought was a “victory.”

Instead, Governor Greg Abbott decided to play hardball. He will veto the section of the state budget that funds the legislature. The current budget will run until August 31 and Abbott’s veto will affect the next fiscal year.

Of course, that means that Democrats will have to be in the chamber to vote to fund the legislature in order to get paid after August 31. At the same time, Republicans will be able to pass the voting rights bill.

Strange....the legislature in Texas is for 140 days every 2 years...they aren't scheduled to be in session in August.

You're simply ignorant of the subject.

What will happen though is this. The republicans will call a special session and the voting restrictions will get passed at that point. The theatrics you're talking about are not going to happen.

And then the endless cycle of lawsuits start.

Pretty much par for the course in Texas.
Wow, you know more than the Gov of Texas!
 
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These are just the opening shots in the republican war on democracy. The voting restrictions alone are not enough to guarantee republican minority rule. They are after a lot more.
What has you piddling your pants? Be specific.
 

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These are just the opening shots in the republican war on democracy. The voting restrictions alone are not enough to guarantee republican minority rule. They are after a lot more.
What has you piddling your pants? Be specific.
You would accept an entirely rigged system like Russia where conservatives are guaranteed winners. Democracy is fragile and you people are throwing rocks at it.
 

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Oh, don't get your hopes up. We're just in the first inning of the fight against voting restrictions not only in Texas, but across the nation.
The days of the minority ruling the majority are coming to an end. Republicans have nothing. No successful policy implementations, no
new ideas. Just the same old bag of recycled crap. So, on the verge of extinction, they resort to standbys. I have a feeling that this time,
it isn't going to work. :)
Oh? What says a person can’t vote in Texas and are you aware of the function of the Supreme Court?

Fact is the Left are cheating in elections and want to keep it that way.

Sorry. There's no cheating going on. Just in your little alt-right minds. You have no new policy ideas. So you go the easy route to maintain power.
People can't get out of work, can't get out of their house, disabilities, stand in long lines, reduced voting hours...etc, etc, rinse and repeat.
You can squawk all you want. These laws are designed to make it harder to vote, and they're aimed in large part at minorities.

Oh, and I wouldn't count on the Supreme Court to bail you out. You've already seen they weren't willing to play ball on your "cheating" accusations. :)
 

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End result is Democrats only showed themselves as wanting to cheat in elections.


On late Sunday night, Democrats in the Texas House walked out to prevent a GOP quorum to pass a voting rights bill. The midnight deadline to pass the measure expired and Democrats celebrated what they thought was a “victory.”

Instead, Governor Greg Abbott decided to play hardball. He will veto the section of the state budget that funds the legislature. The current budget will run until August 31 and Abbott’s veto will affect the next fiscal year.

Of course, that means that Democrats will have to be in the chamber to vote to fund the legislature in order to get paid after August 31. At the same time, Republicans will be able to pass the voting rights bill.

What are all the measures in this law, that stop voter fraud?

None, zero, zip!

Its simply designed to disenfranchise or make harder, for AMERICAN CITIZENS to vote.

AMERICANS and democracy, are the losers of the war..... :(
 
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End result is Democrats only showed themselves as wanting to cheat in elections.


On late Sunday night, Democrats in the Texas House walked out to prevent a GOP quorum to pass a voting rights bill. The midnight deadline to pass the measure expired and Democrats celebrated what they thought was a “victory.”

Instead, Governor Greg Abbott decided to play hardball. He will veto the section of the state budget that funds the legislature. The current budget will run until August 31 and Abbott’s veto will affect the next fiscal year.

Of course, that means that Democrats will have to be in the chamber to vote to fund the legislature in order to get paid after August 31. At the same time, Republicans will be able to pass the voting rights bill.

What are all the measures in this law, that stop voter fraud?

None, zero, zip!

Its simply designed to disenfranchise or make harder, for AMERICAN CITIZENS to vote.

AMERICANS and democracy, are the losers of the war..... :(
Oh, so you oppose nothing for your cause of nothing.
 
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Oh, don't get your hopes up. We're just in the first inning of the fight against voting restrictions not only in Texas, but across the nation.
The days of the minority ruling the majority are coming to an end. Republicans have nothing. No successful policy implementations, no
new ideas. Just the same old bag of recycled crap. So, on the verge of extinction, they resort to standbys. I have a feeling that this time,
it isn't going to work. :)
Oh? What says a person can’t vote in Texas and are you aware of the function of the Supreme Court?

Fact is the Left are cheating in elections and want to keep it that way.

Sorry. There's no cheating going on. Just in your little alt-right minds. You have no new policy ideas. So you go the easy route to maintain power.
People can't get out of work, can't get out of their house, disabilities, stand in long lines, reduced voting hours...etc, etc, rinse and repeat.
You can squawk all you want. These laws are designed to make it harder to vote, and they're aimed in large part at minorities.

Oh, and I wouldn't count on the Supreme Court to bail you out. You've already seen they weren't willing to play ball on your "cheating" accusations. :)
Good luck with cheating in Texas right after this law goes into effect in a few weeks.
 

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End result is Democrats only showed themselves as wanting to cheat in elections.


On late Sunday night, Democrats in the Texas House walked out to prevent a GOP quorum to pass a voting rights bill. The midnight deadline to pass the measure expired and Democrats celebrated what they thought was a “victory.”

Instead, Governor Greg Abbott decided to play hardball. He will veto the section of the state budget that funds the legislature. The current budget will run until August 31 and Abbott’s veto will affect the next fiscal year.

Of course, that means that Democrats will have to be in the chamber to vote to fund the legislature in order to get paid after August 31. At the same time, Republicans will be able to pass the voting rights bill.

You know that defunds the republicans as well, right?

Then there's the fact that the Texas legislature isn't a full time job. All these folks have other sources of income. They only work a couple hundred days every other year as far as I know.

His intimidation tactics aren't very intimidating.
 
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Oh, don't get your hopes up. We're just in the first inning of the fight against voting restrictions not only in Texas, but across the nation.
The days of the minority ruling the majority are coming to an end. Republicans have nothing. No successful policy implementations, no
new ideas. Just the same old bag of recycled crap. So, on the verge of extinction, they resort to standbys. I have a feeling that this time,
it isn't going to work. :)
Oh? What says a person can’t vote in Texas and are you aware of the function of the Supreme Court?

Fact is the Left are cheating in elections and want to keep it that way.
That's a lie.
 

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End result is Democrats only showed themselves as wanting to cheat in elections.


On late Sunday night, Democrats in the Texas House walked out to prevent a GOP quorum to pass a voting rights bill. The midnight deadline to pass the measure expired and Democrats celebrated what they thought was a “victory.”

Instead, Governor Greg Abbott decided to play hardball. He will veto the section of the state budget that funds the legislature. The current budget will run until August 31 and Abbott’s veto will affect the next fiscal year.

Of course, that means that Democrats will have to be in the chamber to vote to fund the legislature in order to get paid after August 31. At the same time, Republicans will be able to pass the voting rights bill.

Strange....the legislature in Texas is for 140 days every 2 years...they aren't scheduled to be in session in August.

You're simply ignorant of the subject.

What will happen though is this. The republicans will call a special session and the voting restrictions will get passed at that point. The theatrics you're talking about are not going to happen.

And then the endless cycle of lawsuits start.

Pretty much par for the course in Texas.
Wow, you know more than the Gov of Texas!
Not exactly a shock, he's a republican after all.
 

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Elected officials have to do their job. Obstruction of ANY legislation is wrong regardless of party. Vote it up or vote it down.
 

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These are just the opening shots in the republican war on democracy. The voting restrictions alone are not enough to guarantee republican minority rule. They are after a lot more.
What has you piddling your pants? Be specific.
You would accept an entirely rigged system like Russia where conservatives are guaranteed winners. Democracy is fragile and you people are throwing rocks at it.
He said be specific. What's got you spooked? Dems can't cheat anymore?
 

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End result is Democrats only showed themselves as wanting to cheat in elections.


On late Sunday night, Democrats in the Texas House walked out to prevent a GOP quorum to pass a voting rights bill. The midnight deadline to pass the measure expired and Democrats celebrated what they thought was a “victory.”

Instead, Governor Greg Abbott decided to play hardball. He will veto the section of the state budget that funds the legislature. The current budget will run until August 31 and Abbott’s veto will affect the next fiscal year.

Of course, that means that Democrats will have to be in the chamber to vote to fund the legislature in order to get paid after August 31. At the same time, Republicans will be able to pass the voting rights bill.

What are all the measures in this law, that stop voter fraud?

None, zero, zip!

Its simply designed to disenfranchise or make harder, for AMERICAN CITIZENS to vote.

AMERICANS and democracy, are the losers of the war..... :(

How does the bill make it hard for legal voters to vote?
 

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