Support Growing to Require Proof of Citizenship to Vote

The opposition to Voter ID is so hypocritical of its opponents, all of which from the Democrat Party, to the NAACP, to unions require ID for some of their events.  Now a new survey by Rasmussen shows broad support for requiring proof of citizenship to vote. 

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Campaign Legal Center’s Sordid History of “Encouraging” the IRS

As the IRS slogs through its widely panned political-speech regulation effort, it is receiving moral support from an old friend, the Campaign Legal Center. Last week, CLC policy director Meredith McGehee sought to provide cover for the IRS’ disastrous 501(c)(4) rulemaking and discourage those “intimidating” the behemoth tax collector.  

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Major Victory for State Control of Elections

As the IRS slogs through its widely panned political-speech regulation effort, it is receiving moral support from an old friend, the Campaign Legal Center. Last week, CLC policy director Meredith McGehee sought to provide cover for the IRS’ disastrous 501(c)(4) rulemaking and discourage those “intimidating” the behemoth tax collector.  

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The Obama Administration's War on the 1st Amendment

Mitch McConnell spoke passionately on the Senate floor last week on the Obama Administration's war on free speech.  The RNLA National Policy Conference this Friday will feature a panel with former IRS Commissioner Mark Everson on the subject. Here are some excerpts from Senate Republican leader McConnell’s remarks:

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FEC’s Democrat Commissioners ask IRS to ignore Commission’s own expertise

The IRS’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding nonprofit tax classifications has evoked widespread criticism across the political spectrum. Many argue the agency’s proposals are insufficiently cognizant of First Amendment concerns—perhaps unsurprising for an agency focused on revenue and fiscal policy. But one group seems indifferent to the potential constitutional infirmities: two Democrat Commissioners of the Federal Election Commission.  

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Voter ID: Protecting the Integrity of Our Elections

Hans Von Spakovsky has a new article on the merits of Voter ID.  In the article Hans lists five examples of voter fraud.  We think Hans is just scratching the surface.  There have been five examples of major types of vote fraud in New York State alone in the last few years. 

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Even More Possible Vote Fraud in NY

New York vote fraud takes many forms.  We have seen it done by a group busing in out-of-area voters for a school board election, an election official tampering with absentee ballots of a senior home she manages, police witnessing teenagers of a religious faith going from poll to poll to impersonate voters, and much more.  Now we allegedly have a new scheme: A developer registering “voters” to vote in favor of his development project. 

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Obomination: The IRS War on Free Speech

The upcoming March 21 RNLA Policy Conference will examine the unprecedented efforts of the Obama Administration’s IRS to interfere with political speech.  While Republicans are talking the most about this scandal, the recent efforts of the IRS to impose further restrictions on speech are even being attacked by the far left.  

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Obama's DOJ is Too Extreme for Democrats

Yesterday saw a major defeat for the Obama Justice Department when seven Democrat Senators rejected President Obama’s choice to head the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, Debo Adegbile, as too radical.  This is becoming a more regular occurrence as many Democrats are finding President Obama and the actions of his Justice Department lawyers too extreme for their liking.

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Senator Grassley on the State of the Senate

Senator Grassley is class act that has the respect of the Republicans and Democrats of the Senate.  Well accept one. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid who broke hundreds of years of Senate tradition in executing the Nuclear Option and ending many minority rights in the Senate has gone to the Senate floor to call Senator Grassley a liar. Of course, Senator Grassley is no such thing and Senator Reid is having yet another fit.  Senator Reid is angry that Senators won’t treat him with the respect he feels he deserves as the new Senate dictator. 

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