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NAACP Requires Photo I.D. to See Holder Speak in State Being Sued Over Voter ID

mchristensen Wrote: Aug 30, 2012 11:40 AM
SHARPIE ID:>>>So! Early this morning I stopped by Walmart to grabbed a couple of things. There was a young mother, 25 or so, ahead of me in line. Obviously picking up a few forgotten school supplies..paper, pencils and 1 yellow Hi liter. When it was her turn, the WM associate asked her for her ID. Confused the young woman shook her head, looked at her items and asked what for? "The Sharpie" she said, "you have to have an ID for the Sharpie." I could not resist, "So, you need a ID to buy a Sharpie, but you don't need a ID to vote! Anyone see the irony in that?" What a wonderful conversation insued at that register as people unitedly expressed their frustration with government! Loved it!

Earlier today, Attorney General Eric Holder addressed the NAACP Nation Convention at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. What did media need in order to attend? That's right, government issued photo identification (and a second form of identification too!), something both Holder and the NAACP stand firmly against when it comes to voting. Holder's DOJ is currently suing Texas for "discriminatory" voter ID laws. From the press release:

All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials. Members of the media must RSVP to receive press...

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