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With No I.D., Bigger Problems than Voting

tselby Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 4:18 PM
The first time I ever voted that I didn't have to show picture ID was when Clinton ran the first time. I was shocked. This is not a new idea, it was in place before 1992. Why is it such a big deal now? And why is it considered racist?? Do the "Guilty Lily-Whites" really believe that people of color are too ignorant or lazy to obtain picture ID? Most people over the age of 18 in this country drive. There ya go, picture ID. And those who don't drive can very easily get a state ID. The only reason to fight against showing ID is in order to commit voter fraud, which is exactly why proponents want the ID law back in place.

Left-wing activists have launched a ferocious fight against laws in more than twenty states that require a photo ID in order to vote. Most recently, billionaire William Louis-Dreyfuss took out a full page ad in the New York Times to announce his own million dollar contribution to battle what he calls “racist” voter suppression.

Such hysterical claims ignore research from the Carter Center of Emory University, in a paper signed by former President Carter himself, finding less than 2% of eligible voters who lacked proper ID. Rather than buying ads and funding lawsuits, wouldn’t liberals more wisely invest their resources in...