McSpocky On Newsvine

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Gray Wolf Information Links

Gray Wolf Information Links: "I wonder why people are so misinformed and afraid of wolves? Is it because of the fake wolf attacks people see in the movies, stories and movies about werewolves, propaganda you see floating around in the media about wolves, or what? It really doesn't make any sense to me..."

Right Wing War On Voter's Rights

Right Wing War On Voter's Rights: "The right wing has been actively threatening voting rights all across the country."

Friday, April 6, 2012

NRA expands its role from fight for gun rights to conservative causes

NRA expands its role from fight for gun rights to conservative causes - CNN.com: "The man who shot Martin, George Zimmerman, said he acted in self-defense. Police haven't charged him and legal experts say Florida's "stand your ground" law may shield Zimmerman from prosecution.

The National Rifle Association worked with ALEC to spread similar laws that are on the books in at least 25 states."


Voter Suppression 101

Voter Suppression 101: "The right to vote is under attack all across our country. Conservative legislators are introducing and passing legislation that creates new barriers for those registering to vote, shortens the early voting period, imposes new requirements for already-registered voters, and rigs the Electoral College in select states. Conservatives fabricate reasons to enact these laws—voter fraud is exceedingly rare—in their efforts to disenfranchise as many potential voters among certain groups, such as college students, low-income voters, and minorities, as possible. Rather than modernizing our democracy to ensure that all citizens have access to the ballot box, these laws hinder voting rights in a manner not seen since the era of Jim Crow laws enacted in the South to disenfranchise blacks after Reconstruction in the late 1800s."

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The Right’s Stealthy Coup | NationofChange

The Right’s Stealthy Coup | NationofChange: "So imagine the shock when conservative justices repeatedly spouted views closely resembling the tweets and talking points issued by organizations of the sort funded by the Koch brothers. Don’t take it from me. Charles Fried, solicitor general for Ronald Reagan, told The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein that it was absurd for conservatives to pretend that the mandate created a market in health care. “The whole thing is just a canard that’s been invented by the tea party . . .,” Fried said, “and I was astonished to hear it coming out of the mouths of the people on that bench.”"

Monday, April 2, 2012

POLL: Women, Republicans Don't Go Together

POLL: Women, Republicans Don't Go Together: Obama now leads Romney by a two-to-one count -- 60 percent to 30 percent -- among women under 50. This significantly helped Obama take a 9-point lead over Romney in 12 key swing states...

Sunday, April 1, 2012