Discussion: This Case May Require Texas To Get Pre-Approval For Voting Law Changes

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Hey, doesn’t that photo of Perry near Obama at an airport mean that the Texas gubna is a librul? Isn’t he supposed to be wagging his finger at the socialist when he meets him on the tarmac?

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The Supremes will simply say, “The best way to stop discrimination based on race is to stop discriminating based on race – and this ruling discriminates against white people, so NYAHH NYAHH, YOU LOSE – AGAIN!”

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“…and was imposed with an unconstitutional discriminatory purpose…”

Of course it was. It’s purpose is proven by what it does.

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Section 3 of the law allows the DOJ to “bail in” jurisdictions under preclearance if it manages to prove that the jurisdiction acted with the intent — not merely the effect — of discriminating against minorities.

If the effect of an action is discriminatory, and the jurisdiction acts in such a way as not to correct that effect, then surely intent arises at that point at that the latest.

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Perry weren’t wearin’ his Smart Glasses…

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“Leans conservative?” Yeah, right. The Fifth Circuit “leans conservative” like Trotsky “leaned liberal.”

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When voters vote regressives lose - it’s not rocket science.

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A corporate for profit hospital turning away a black man without insurance could cramp the Texas vote more than any ol’ pesky racist law…

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It’s as close to presidential as Perry will ever get.

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I take it you are kidding.

If you have to pass laws that keep folks from voting, what does that say about you? The American people are rejecting what the repubs are selling. I can’t wait for this anti American time to pass. Repubs will not accept who we are as Americans. They would be the Loyalists during the American Revolution. They would have fled to Canada or back to England. I sure wish they leave now.

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Maybe it’s just me, but “cunt” seems out of place in your comment.

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That sounds a lot like the Fair Housing Laws which are written to protect people who may have felt that discrimination played a role in the outcome of their search for housing. Fair Housing Laws have hair triggers that can be too harsh on innocent real estate agents, landlords, and property managers but the pendulum swung that far because past abuses were so egregious and insidious that the only way to make real change was to play hardball with the gatekeepers.

What a vulgar gendered insult.

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The SCOTUS never actually struck down The Voting Rights Act. They just said the Feds need to update their reasons for making the states clear any changes to their voting laws with them first.
Texas just gave them an updated reason

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…to challenge the VRA, make discriminatory changes, require approval by activist judges, waste tax dollars on attorney fees…etc.

Yup, by being a-holes about it, TEXAS size a-holes, Texas has
proved they aren’t responsible adults. Thus their adult status is
properly being reconsidered.

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Wait - Texas is racist?

Tell me it ain’t so?

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Which cunts? Well, they come from among those equipped with pricks.

Either use is an affront to the organ in question.

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