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Speak Out 6/27/12

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Voter ID

I would like to know why Michelle Obama and Barack Obama are totally against this voter ID but yet when they have a book signing, an ID is one of the requirements to get in there to have your book signed.

Finished product?

I just traveled the new Broadway in front of the Southeast Missourian and the KFVS12 station on down toward Main Street and Water Street. The question I have, is this the finished product? I mean, what is finished there looks finished with the asphalt and everything. If this is the finished product, then it is rougher than the old Broadway we had before. Surely to goodness, there must be another coat of asphalt or something that is going to be put where the asphalt is to smooth this out, because when you cross the walkways that go across where the asphalt is not, it is so rough that it almost takes the front end out of the vehicle.


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Voter ID: The reason why? it is called votes that is the reason why they are against the voter ID laws.

-- Posted by swampeastmissouri on Wed, Jun 27, 2012, at 8:22 AM

Voter ID: One vote per one live legal citizen of the USA.

Tomorrow is the big day when the Supreme Court will inform the country if all or part of the Obamacare is constitutional or not.

-- Posted by semo471 on Wed, Jun 27, 2012, at 9:15 AM

Voter ID: Requiring photo ID to vote is a financial barrier to some who have the right to vote. Entering a book signing is not a protected right.

-- Posted by commenter on Wed, Jun 27, 2012, at 12:21 PM

I would be in favor of stricter restrictions on the right to vote. Some favor 100% participation of all voters. I would prefer 100% participation of all qualified and informed voters.

-- Posted by Robert* on Wed, Jun 27, 2012, at 12:37 PM

I believe it was Daylin Leach who said, "If you have to stop people voting to win elections, your ideas suck."

-- Posted by DADES on Wed, Jun 27, 2012, at 1:40 PM

The constitution disagrees with you, Rickʘ.

-- Posted by commenter on Wed, Jun 27, 2012, at 1:57 PM

Due to the drought, there will be no watermelons this year, just melons only.

-- Posted by semo471 on Wed, Jun 27, 2012, at 6:31 PM

Sorry, Rickʘ; I was mistaken.

The right to vote is mentioned in several amendments, but only in regards to the ways citizens can't be disenfranchised. The 24th Amendment prohibits poll taxes; non-free voter ID cards could be considered a poll tax.

I guess my original comment should have read -- Voter ID: Requiring a non-free voter ID is potentially prohibited by the Constitution. Entering a book signing isn't a similarly protected privilege.

-- Posted by commenter on Wed, Jun 27, 2012, at 6:44 PM

I believe it was Daylin Leach who said, "If you have to stop people voting to win elections, your ideas suck."

-- Posted by DADES on Wed, Jun 27, 2012, at 1:40 PM

And Daylin Leech is a Democrat.

-- Posted by We Regret To Inform U on Wed, Jun 27, 2012, at 6:57 PM


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