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(WorldNetDaily)   Colorado Republicans, unhappy with a lack of black voters to disenfranchise, decide to target the gypsy minority instead. Also, they're upset that there's 'no way to find out how they voted'   ( wnd.com) divider line
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2013-09-06 09:08:44 PM  
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2013-09-06 09:10:19 PM  
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Obviously, these guys are NOT American!
 
2013-09-06 09:12:17 PM  

Nadie_AZ: A new law allows someone who has lived anywhere in Colorado for 22 days to walk into an election polling location in another district and, with a statement of intent to move to that area, be given a ballot.

Okay ....

The old law also required a voter to live in a district for 30 days prior to an election to avoid "gypsy votes" coming in from other areas of the state.

So this is about 8 days?


I think they're saying that under the old law, you needed to have lived in the place where you're going to vote for 30 days, whereas under the new law, as long as you've lived in Colorado for a certain amount of time, you can vote anywhere in Colorado as long as you say you have intent to move there.
 
2013-09-06 09:13:42 PM  
The major parties can't find out how you voted in Colorado?

Must be nice.
 
2013-09-06 09:13:42 PM  
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2013-09-06 09:28:18 PM  
Are you guys sure this isn't designed to target college students?

Typically, when Republicans have gotten on these "they haven't sufficiently established their residency!!!" kicks, they've been intent on putting college students in a pickle between their hometown and their college town to block them from voting... because college students have typically been known to open more than one book in their lives... something that doesn't generally bode well for the GOP.
 
2013-09-06 09:30:24 PM  
Race-bait right in the headline. Stellar. And stellar green, mods. Way to keep racial animosity alive, Einsteins.
 
2013-09-06 09:40:42 PM  

technicolor-misfit: Are you guys sure this isn't designed to target college students?

Typically, when Republicans have gotten on these "they haven't sufficiently established their residency!!!" kicks, they've been intent on putting college students in a pickle between their hometown and their college town to block them from voting... because college students have typically been known to open more than one book in their lives... something that doesn't generally bode well for the GOP.


I'm sure it has to do with trying to block anyone who votes Dem. or will otherwise vote against their interests in the upcoming recall election.

http://prospect.org/article/coming-out-guns-blazing-colorados-recall -e lections
 
2013-09-06 09:47:04 PM  
I doubt it will swing an election, but a provision that lets any state resident vote in what's supposed to be a district election based on their intent to move there in the future is highly odd. I don't think I've ever heard of an election provision like that.
 
2013-09-06 10:10:27 PM  
Oh my farking god, do Republicans even study history in ELEMENTARY SCHOOL?! They make me look like a goddamn SCHOLAR!

*head meets desk repeatedly in the hope of brain damage making the world a brighter place*

*it does not work*
 
2013-09-06 10:24:25 PM  

Churchill2004: I doubt it will swing an election, but a provision that lets any state resident vote in what's supposed to be a district election based on their intent to move there in the future is highly odd. I don't think I've ever heard of an election provision like that.


Because it's not true

Note that the debunking  came from the office of the Secretary of State, who has had a somewhat major obsession with falling on his face with bogus discoveries of voter fraud.  If Gessler's office says that you can't wink-n-nod  with "intention", then there us no there, there.

As the linked article shows, Colorado has long allowed emergency voting for people who have recently moved.

The law is flawed for a lot of reasons, but designed to make it simpler to vote legally.  Nothing more.  It is still a felony to knowingly give false information in order to vote.

Largely, the change is that in 2012, you had to register in a new precinct 30 days out.  Now it's 22 days.  The rest of the law is devoted to technologies, deadlines,  and centralized voter centers.
 
2013-09-06 10:30:31 PM  

SevenizGud: Race-bait right in the headline. Stellar. And stellar green, mods. Way to keep racial animosity alive, Einsteins.


Because there are so many ethnic Roma running around Fark to get offended by it?
 
2013-09-06 10:33:16 PM  
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What's the over/under on how many Panzerfäuste this guy has in his home?
 
2013-09-06 10:40:44 PM  

vernonFL: You know who else didn't like Gypsies?


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2013-09-06 10:42:36 PM  

Gyrfalcon: SevenizGud: Race-bait right in the headline. Stellar. And stellar green, mods. Way to keep racial animosity alive, Einsteins.

Because there are so many ethnic Roma running around Fark to get offended by it?


Thanks a lot. My "the correct term is Romany voter, you racist!" joke isn't going to work now.
 
2013-09-06 10:43:46 PM  

jso2897: Gyrfalcon: SevenizGud: Race-bait right in the headline. Stellar. And stellar green, mods. Way to keep racial animosity alive, Einsteins.

Because there are so many ethnic Roma running around Fark to get offended by it?

Thanks a lot. My "the correct term is Romany voter, you racist!" joke isn't going to work now.


Ya snooze ya lose.
 
2013-09-06 10:54:08 PM  
Trying to mix in a Gypsy Road reference here but damned if I can figure one out.
 
2013-09-06 10:55:44 PM  
< periwinkle blue joke >
< freak power fist >
 
2013-09-06 10:56:31 PM  
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2013-09-06 11:04:40 PM  

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Nice!
 
2013-09-06 11:11:55 PM  

cc_rider: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oWIF2n4ZLs

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R.I.P. STEVIE NICKS


Lightning strikes, maybe once, maybe twice
 
2013-09-06 11:21:53 PM  

SFSailor: < periwinkle blue joke >
< freak power fist >


those were pikeys. it's an entirely different kind of gypsie, altogether.
 
2013-09-06 11:33:44 PM  

Gyrfalcon: SevenizGud: Race-bait right in the headline. Stellar. And stellar green, mods. Way to keep racial animosity alive, Einsteins.

Because there are so many ethnic Roma running around Fark to get offended by it?


I'm half Roma gypsy. My grandparents came to America to avoid the Holocaust. My grandmother used to joke that if we were any other animal we'd be an endangered species.

I'm not offended. But I am putting a curse on the jackass that wrote the article. Grandma taught me a bunch of those as well.
 
2013-09-07 12:08:53 AM  
The Republican author of this article, Jack Minor, has a list of other, similar articles over on StormFront.org.
 
2013-09-07 12:17:04 AM  
Don't think I'll be going to that site to check them out.

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2013-09-07 12:26:29 AM  

cubic_spleen: The Republican author of this article, Jack Minor, has a list of other, similar articles over on StormFront.org.


I am Jack's Total Lack of Surprise.
 
2013-09-07 12:32:23 AM  
 Whats with the GOP? They don't like any persons that Roma around..
 
2013-09-07 12:43:48 AM  

cubic_spleen: The Republican author of this article, Jack Minor, has a list of other, similar articles over on StormFront.org.


So WND is firmly in the "White Nationalist" camp now?

Actually, judging from many of the comments there lately, this is not even surprising. I bet if the "real" Jesus showed up at their doorsteps, most of 'em would be inclined to "stand their ground".
 
2013-09-07 12:49:09 AM  

cc_rider: cubic_spleen: The Republican author of this article, Jack Minor, has a list of other, similar articles over on StormFront.org.

So WND is firmly in the "White Nationalist" camp now?

Actually, judging from many of the comments there lately, this is not even surprising. I bet if the "real" Jesus showed up at their doorsteps, most of 'em would be inclined to "stand their ground".


Lately? WND was completely committed to the whole birther nonsense (wouldn't be surprised if they still were). I don't think it's a case of 'lately'. WND has been the ,"not racist, but yeah... completely racist"  news site for as long as I can remember it existing.
 
2013-09-07 12:55:16 AM  

Mr. Shabooboo: Whats with the GOP? They don't like any persons that Roma around..


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2013-09-07 12:56:02 AM  

A Dark Evil Omen: Just a random racial slur for no reason. Stay classy, WND.


gypsy is a race now?
 
2013-09-07 12:57:37 AM  

stirfrybry: A Dark Evil Omen: Just a random racial slur for no reason. Stay classy, WND.

gypsy is a race now?


A notorious Australian guy seemed to think so.
 
2013-09-07 01:05:56 AM  
This is now a sexy gypsy thread.
 
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2013-09-07 01:17:49 AM  

Bane of Broone: This is now a sexy gypsy thread.
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I was gonna post that one, but I thought it might not be appropriate...
 
2013-09-07 01:18:46 AM  

cc_rider: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oWIF2n4ZLs

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R.I.P. STEVIE NICKS


Came for the Fleetwood Mac reference, leaves satisfied.

/it really is a good song, man
 
2013-09-07 01:34:03 AM  

Somacandra: vernonFL: You know who else didn't like Gypsies?

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The people of the town?

I hear they call them "tramps and thieves" too.

But at night the men like to come around, lay their money down.....and fark chickens


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/objects
 
2013-09-07 01:36:00 AM  
TL;DR People might try to gerrymander themselves, even though there's an 18 month prison sentence if they get caught, this is somehow a threat to democracy, and they're called gypsy voters for some reason.
 
2013-09-07 01:39:57 AM  
Someone explain to me why we don't just go to a popular vote majority and leave the monkey business behind for good.
 
2013-09-07 01:53:52 AM  
Republicans: We're unpopular with voters, so let's just make sure people can't vote. That's the American spirit!
 
2013-09-07 02:34:06 AM  

stirfrybry: A Dark Evil Omen: Just a random racial slur for no reason. Stay classy, WND.

gypsy is a race now?


You betcha. The Roma and Sinti are very distinct ethnic types; unfortunately for them (and the world) Hitler got just about all of them. So many, in fact, that it was probably the one true genocide of the 20th century. I may be wrong, but I think there are no true Rom left in the entire world.
 
2013-09-07 02:43:45 AM  

shower_in_my_socks: Republicans: We're unpopular with voters, so let's just make sure people can't vote. That's the American spirit!


There's more than one way to fark a chicken.
 
2013-09-07 02:46:02 AM  

Gyrfalcon: stirfrybry: A Dark Evil Omen: Just a random racial slur for no reason. Stay classy, WND.

gypsy is a race now?

You betcha. The Roma and Sinti are very distinct ethnic types; unfortunately for them (and the world) Hitler got just about all of them. So many, in fact, that it was probably the one true genocide of the 20th century. I may be wrong, but I think there are no true Rom left in the entire world.


Do any of them like haggis?
 
2013-09-07 03:29:15 AM  
...Just like that old gypsy woman said!
 
2013-09-07 04:01:19 AM  

Gyrfalcon: SevenizGud: Race-bait right in the headline. Stellar. And stellar green, mods. Way to keep racial animosity alive, Einsteins.

Because there are so many ethnic Roma running around Fark to get offended by it?


Uhm, what part of "black voters to disenfranchise" do you not understand. Oh, I forgot it's you...you don't understand ANY of it.
 
2013-09-07 04:22:11 AM  
'County Clerk and Recorder'

Was it this guy?
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2013-09-07 04:30:08 AM  

SevenizGud: Race-bait right in the headline. Stellar. And stellar green, mods. Way to keep racial animosity alive, Einsteins.


Because talking about racism is the real racism.
 
2013-09-07 04:32:08 AM  

shower_in_my_socks: We're unpopular with voters


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Yeah, just drifting into obscurity with their irrelevance.
 
2013-09-07 04:37:24 AM  

SevenizGud: shower_in_my_socks: We're unpopular with voters

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Yeah, just drifting into obscurity with their irrelevance.


More people voted for Democrats than for Republicans. Republicans only have any sort of power because quite a few states are gerrymandered to Hell and back.

Republican motto: If you can't win, cheat.
 
2013-09-07 04:39:25 AM  

HighOnCraic: Gyrfalcon: stirfrybry: A Dark Evil Omen: Just a random racial slur for no reason. Stay classy, WND.

gypsy is a race now?

You betcha. The Roma and Sinti are very distinct ethnic types; unfortunately for them (and the world) Hitler got just about all of them. So many, in fact, that it was probably the one true genocide of the 20th century. I may be wrong, but I think there are no true Rom left in the entire world.

Do any of them like haggis?


NOBODY likes haggis.

Except the Scots, so they don't count.
 
2013-09-07 04:59:27 AM  

Gyrfalcon: HighOnCraic: Gyrfalcon: stirfrybry: A Dark Evil Omen: Just a random racial slur for no reason. Stay classy, WND.

gypsy is a race now?

You betcha. The Roma and Sinti are very distinct ethnic types; unfortunately for them (and the world) Hitler got just about all of them. So many, in fact, that it was probably the one true genocide of the 20th century. I may be wrong, but I think there are no true Rom left in the entire world.

Do any of them like haggis?

NOBODY likes haggis.

Except the Scots, so they don't count.


Funny that. I've seen Ethiopian restaurants, Sri Lankan restaurants, Albanian restaurants. I have yet to see a Scottish restaurant here in NYC...
 
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