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Fri Sep 28, 2012, 04:31 PM

Greg Palast: Did You Hear The One About the Nuns Who Weren't Allowed to Vote?


Seven Stories Press / By Greg Palast

Did You Hear The One About the Nuns Who Weren't Allowed to Vote?
This excerpt from Greg Palast's new book 'Billionaires & Ballot Bandits' reveals the depths that vote suppressors are willing to go.


Stop me if you heard this one. See, these ten nuns walk into a polling station in Indiana and the guy in charge says, “Whoa, Sisters! What do think you’re doing?”

“Voting,” says Sister Mary.

“Well, not here, ladies; not without your ID!” He demanded their driver’s licenses, but the ten quite elderly Sisters of the Holy Cross, including a 98 year-old, had long ago given up cruising.

“Scram, Sis!” said the man, and kicked their habits right out of the polling station. ..............(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.alternet.org/election-2012/did-you-hear-one-about-nuns-who-werent-allowed-vote



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Response to marmar (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 04:58 PM

1. Palast always writes about very serious matters that need attention in such outrages humor...

These voter I.D. laws were not upheld here in Wisconsin.... Recently our A.G. was told that it was unconditional and that he would not be having his way at this time, because there just wasn't enough time...

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Fri Sep 28, 2012, 05:06 PM

2. now I'm going to have nightmares

 

but it's an excellent article, thank you

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Sun Sep 30, 2012, 06:42 AM

3. du rec. Nt

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