73% Think Photo ID Requirement Before Voting Does Not Discriminate

Rasmussen Reports, April 16, 2012

Despite his insistence that voter fraud is not a serious problem, Attorney General Eric Holder was embarrassed last week when a video surfaced of someone illegally obtaining a ballot to vote under Holder’s name in his home precinct in Washington, D.C. Most voters consider voter fraud a problem in America today and continue to overwhelmingly support laws requiring people to show photo identification before being allowed to vote.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 64% of Likely U.S. Voters rate voter fraud at least a somewhat serious problem in the United States today, and just 24% disagree. {snip}

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  • neanderthalDNA

    Whatever could possibly be wrong with requiring a picture ID to vote?  Jeez, what kind of misanthropic troglydyte does not have or could not get a freeking picture ID?  And why would anyone want such a person voting?

    Oh…

  • IstvanIN

    I need a picture ID to buy allergy medicine but not to decide the future of my city, state and nation.  Sick. Truly sick.

    • In a communist nation, it does not matter what people think, what is important is what Erich Holder and Leftist Red Federal Judges think.  Your freedom is over and you will not get it back ever unless you fight now.  Fighting later will be too late.  If you are unemployed you can afford to work and help get anti-communist elected.  Mic Romney is not a commie.

      • Rocky Bass

         To that I reply “RomneyCare”, it was collectivist, some might say communistic.

      • Rocky Bass

         Don’t get me wrong, Obongo HAS TO GO! But as ALWAYS we are left to try and divine the lesser of two…

      • crazy_j

        Mitt Romney is just the other side of the same coin.

        If you truly believe, in your heart, that Mitt Romney will do anything other than continue the disastrous (for us white, middle-class, working folks) policies of the Obama Administration, which themselves are continuation of the disastrous Bush Administration policies, then I have some bad news for you, my friend.

        You are aware that Mitt Romney crafted for the people of Massachusetts what has come to be known as RomneyCare – a single-payer, compulsory health care system that is widely touted to be the model for the now dreaded, “commie” ObamaCare? You know that, right? His words on gun control are strongly pro-Second Amendment, but his actions as Governor of Massachusetts tell a completely different story.

        You know that all the Republicans and Democrats sit shoulder-to-shoulder at the same $10,000-a-plate dinners and laugh their asses off at how their false ideologies has polarized the American people into foaming-at-the-mouth savages bent on the destruction (or, at least, outright control) of their political opposites? You know that, right?

        People who buy into the two-party system and enthusiastically cheer one side over the other is a good portion of what has allowed this country to descend as far into the cesspool it now finds itself in.

        Traditionally, Republicans champion economic freedoms and strike down social programs; Democrats champion social programs and strike down economic freedoms. One would think that with such a system in place, a balance would be struck between freedom and legislation. Whenever control of a particular office changes hands and parties, you would think that a newly elected official would spend a considerable amount of effort undoing what his predecessor had done. What has happened has been entirely the opposite, though – one party ratchets down tighter on one set of liberties, and then when elected on a platform of change, a member of the opposite party ratchets down on the other set.

        The only true solution would be to vote for no incumbent, and select any third party candidate. In a perfect world.

        In this one, the march toward totalitarianism will continue apace no matter who gets voted in, because no matter what, there’s always going to be unthinking, partisan hacks blindly voting straight party tickets, because that’s what Grandpa always did, and the same group of rich cocksuckers are always going to be in charge.

        • 12_laughing_34

           Best post so far in this thread.

        • Anonymous

          While I certainly don’t want another liberal or democrat, the conservatives haven’t done anything to help out whites or increase the number of whites or stop nonwhite immigration or shut down the ATF, the FCC, the Dept of Education or any other unconstitutional agencies that exist today.  Not only that, but today’s conservatives “neocons” are wasting our money and soldiers lives on wars that do nothing but make more enemies.

          • crazy_j

            I vote one of two ways in every single election, from President, right on down to County Dog Catcher:

            1. I never vote for an incumbent;
            2. I never vote for a member of either of the two major political parties.

            I will make an exception this year if Ron Paul gets the Republican nomination (HA!), otherwise my write-in candidate will be None Of the Above.

            By writing in None Of the Above, I’m letting it be known that none of the proposed candidates represent any of my views, and that I will not endorse them or their actions. In doing so, I am withdrawing my consent from the government. A government that governs without consent can only govern by force.

            The best way to expose a tyrant is to force him to act like one where everybody can see it.

      • 12_laughing_34

         No, but he’s a Mormon, and that makes him as equally loony to me as any commie.

    •  I also need to show ID to purchase canned air to clean my computer and otc  cold medicine. I am 57 years old and should not have to show ID but I comply anyway because it is the state law.

      • Angry White Woman

        I’m 55 years old, and had to show picture ID to buy a pack of cigarettes at the local WalMartinez last week. (Shaking my head in disbelief…)

  • ed91

    everyone has a picture id if they ever go outside their house, unless they are an undocument, illegal criminal

    • Dead people and illegal alien non citizens cannot show ID so how will they vote if IDs are mandated.   There are so many dead people voting now that Americans everywhere are beginning to believe in Zombies.  

      Democrats have the Zombie vote locked up.

  • Mainstreaming_Diversity

    We must stop putting any credence in public opinion. Demographic change and national genocide will change public opinion polls against us as soon as our enemies have the numbers. We need to argue on the basis of “Only if it’s good for White Humanity, it’s good,” and not what the public thinks. The public gave us Obama.

    Diversity and Inclusion politicians can look at today’s public opinion polls that might favor our biases by a margin and say, “We still must do the right thing, and the rest of the country will catch up with us once they learn to love the new policy.”

    “It hasn’t happened yet, in fact, the exact opposite happens every time I turn on my TV, but I just know that I will one day catch up with the trend and start loving all the black Diversity news reporters, news anchors, spokesmen, commentators, actors and actress, and most of all, those happy, well dressed, well groomed, articulate Affirmative Action middle class black Diversities who far outnumber the effete and doofus Whites in TV commercials. Until then, I must constantly worry about my neighbors’ reporting me to the DOJ for all the hate crime epitaphs I yell at my TV.”

    • 12_laughing_34

      It’s always worth remembering that Jewish cultural extremists, not Whites, control the media.

  • Impertinent

    The 9th circuit court…..you know the ones made up of transexuals, lbgt’s and former aclu acolytes in San Francisco? Well…they just decided that photo ID’s are OK. What they said was not OK…was to have an illegal prove his citizenship…before he applied for an ID that they’d use to vote!!

    So let me get this straight…they can apply for a voter ID…not be a citizen…than use that ID to vote with?

    How FUBAR is that friends? Nice huh? An illegal dirtbag can register to vote and not have to prove it’s here legally. We’ve lost the country people…to 3rd world debris that washes up on our shores…wave the flag of the crap hole they had to escape from ( rather than staying there and fixing their own mess ) and demand privileges, special considerations and then be allowed to vote?

    I think it’s about time for a reset…don’t you?

    How could it be that the opinion of the majority in the country is second place to 6% of the filth that now governs us all?

    •  http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2012/04/17/arizona-court-upholds-voter-id-law-strikes-down-critical-provision

      Ole Blue Eyes once said it…if he can make it there, he can make it anywhere.  If the 9th Circus upholds photo ID for voting….

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fq4OP5mVc_8

    • Ingsoc

      However, the court also ruled that Arizona must not refuse federal voter registration forms, which work on the honor system by asking applicants to check a box indicating whether they’re U.S. citizens.” 

      Even if you are registered to vote via the federal form – you still need to show valid ID to get the ballot to vote with. Doesn’t look like a loophole to actually vote.

  • Funny, here in sunny CA, you have to show an ID just to buy COLD MEDICINE!  No wonder Blacks are moving out of CA in record numbers!

    •  In Missouri, you need ID and be 18+ to buy canned air duster.

    • 12_laughing_34

       I dare say you may have stumbled upon the “cure” for all the Occident’s ills, my good man.

  • Hirschibold

     “A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 64% of
    Likely U.S. Voters rate voter fraud at least a somewhat serious problem
    in the United States today, and just 24% disagree.”

    Who wants to bet dollars to donuts that the 64% who believe voter fraud is a problem are white, while the other 24% who disagree are mainly black and Hispanic?

  • States with the show picture I.D. laws also have programs where people can get state-provided photo I.D. for free. Arizona and Texas have those programs and I currently live in a Northern state with such laws, Wisconsin. It is nothing more than a trip to the DMV with some readily available things like Social Security card and birth certificate. If you’ve ever been on the state system for something like a driver’s license you don’t even need to bring that stuff. You just show up on a slow day, like Tuesday at 2 in the afternoon and get your free I.D. in under 15 minutes.

    Only an illegal immigrant, felon or preposterously lazy person couldn’t get a free I.D. in such a system in the 2 or 4 year time between elections.

    • Angry White Woman

      The real problem is not that they can’t get  photo ID. The problem is they have all sorts of felony convictions and don’t want the powers that be to know where they are. Read 
      The Battle over Photo IDs for Voters
        in the section listed at the top of the page.

  •  I work as a clerk at the polls in my community in Indiana. We’ve had photo ID required for the past several years. A few people complained the first year, but then they realized it just made sense, and now they show their driver’s license or state-issued photo ID (no charge for it if you tell the license branch you want it so you can vote) just as a matter of course.

     This stuff about “voter suppression” and “discriminates against minorities and the poor” is simply hogwash. When an organization complains about a system in which you have to prove that you are who you say you are, before voting, you have to wonder if looser requirements weren’t helping them to perpetrate voting fraud.

  • ageofknowledge

    We used to be a nation of laws… now our government puts everyone that’s a citizen in prison if they burp wrong and then don’t let them vote but let all the world’s poor criminals in for free and they get to vote and decide who our politicians are… while the corporate conglomerate that passes for the “press” anymore cheerleads it on. 

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    April 2, 2012:

    9th Circuit Court Of Appeals Upholds Prop. 209

    April 17, 2012

    U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Arizona’s voter-approved 2004 law requiring voters to show proof of citizenship before receiving a ballot.

    Are pigs flying?

    Bon

    • Mainstreaming_Diversity

      All our court victories are a last gasp.  Demograhic change and enriching Diversity will replace all our politicians and judges with virulent CRT adherents who will find in Lawrence Tribes’ “invisible constitution” new laws to reduce White Humanity to fourth class status in the new Third World Amerikkka.

  • I do not understand why it is so difficult for anyone who is a US citizen or Legal Permanent Resident alien to get a state issued photo id. You need this to cash a check, buy cigarettes or alcohol, enter an adult establishment etc.

    • There is nothing to understand. This is just an excuse used to allow the cheating and fraud to continue by illegal aliens and welfare dependent voters, who rely on government for their survival. We have a growing, militant under class in this country, which will do anything to displace White Americans with their diversity, including committing fraud at the polls.

      • Djinn42

         For me there is at least one thing to try to understand and that would be why didn’t someone foresee this long long ago and make a law back then that would have saved us from the grief of it now?
        Surely voter fraud had to have been at the very least a small concern at some point in our past.

    • Anonymous

      It’s not.  The blacks, browns and their liberal enablers scream racism to get blacks and browns off the hook and/or to intimidate whites because they know nothing scares whites more than being called a racist.

  • Whiteman

    It does discriminate, against those who might want to easily commit fraud.

  • generalquagmyer

    ” Attorney General Eric Holder was embarrassed last week when a video surfaced of someone illegally obtaining a ballot to vote under Holder’s name in his home precinct in Washington, D.C.”

    As short time as a year ago, I would have found this amusing. Now I realize that this guy is beyond shame. He simply doesn’t CARE about what’s wrong or right. I doubt he was actually even embarrassed. 

  • JackKrak

    Why is it only 73%?

    • The__Bobster

      The rest are Democrats who think it discriminates against the deceased and the squat monster invaders.

  • S Joe38

    Any dummy knows the only reason the Obama administration doesn’t want voter ID is because they want to commit voter fraud.

  • slobotnavitch

    The simple and dismal fact is that in our nation voter fraud is major component of Democrat campaign strategy.  Always has been and, unless forcibly stopped, always will be.

    “Vote early, vote often,” is a saying originating with the Democrat Party.  It’s the most direct assault imaginable on the integrity of the Republic and deserves the same penalty as espionage in wartime, with its practictioners and enablers both going to the wall.

    • SintiriNikos

      It’s also a Prohibition-era Chicago expression. Where is Obama from again?

  • Herman

    The U.S. ceased to be a republic long ago, because the executive power does not execute the laws which are passed by the legislative power; instead, it manufactures laws of its own by presidential decrees. Now we see that it is even not a democracy any more, because, since majorities in elections are usually in the 50% to 55% range, a shift of a few percent due to voter fraud can change the fate of the nation.
    Herman

  • whirlwinder

    How are the democrats going to steal this presidental election if they allow photo ID’s at the voting stations. What could go wrong?

  • crazy_j

     Then vote out every incumbent you can. Whaddaya want from me?

    I explained in clear terms why a vote for either of the two major party’s candidates is a vote for the status quo, and the best you have is the old, “wasted vote” line?

    Straight republican ticket. That oughta show those dirty, dirty llliiiiiberals what’s what. Because it’s worked before.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/giddygirlie/2987270819/