Voting Rights Targeted in Pennsylvania and Southern States by Republicans


Repost from Huffington Post:
SitandStay, Commenter to Huffington Post 8/25/2012 [GOP Attorneys General Target Voting Rights Act, Ask Supreme Court to Strike Down Key Section, posted by Gene Demby 8/24/2012]

COLLUSION……The Republican Party’s main agenda. It’s not government for the American
Posted: 08/24/2012 5:02 pm Updated: 08/24/2012 8:00 pm People…’s COLLUSION with corporations to personally enrich the Republican representatives by thwarting the business of the people whom they are NOT REPRESENTING.

Percentage of the amendments in the Bill of Rights that are violated by the USA PATRIOT Act, according to the ACLU: 50

Minimum number of laws that Bush signing statements have exempted his administration from following: 1,069

Number of times FDA officials met with consumer and patient groups as they revised drug-review policy in 2006: 5

Number of times they met with industry representatives: 113

Portion of all U.S. income gains during the Bush Administration that have gone to the top 1 percent of earners: 3/4

Increase since 2000 in the number of Americans living at less than half the federal poverty level: 3,500,000

Percentage change since 2001 in the average amount U.S. workers spend on out-of-pocket medical expenses: +172

Days after Hurricane Katrina hit that Cheney’s office ordered an electric company to restore power to two oil pipelines: 1

Days after the hurricane that the White House authorized sending federal troops into New Orleans: 4