President Obama isn’t talking to the DC media. But most heartbroken of all is Chris Matthews. O even turned him down for an interview. Matthews can now only leave messages on O’s voicemail: “Why won’t you call sweetheart? Don’t you like me anymore? Are you embarrassed that 44 out of 50 states saw unemployment rise in July? Or scared to death because of the internal polls? It’s okay lover, I promise we won’t talk about that. We can talk about fun stuff, like dogs on roofs & tax returns.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg destroys GOP’s lie: Why voter ID is the right’s new poll tax
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After the 1964 passage of the TWENTY-FOURTH AMENDMENT to the United States Constitution, banning the poll tax in federal elections, Virginians flocked to register to vote. The poll tax was the centerpiece of Virginia's policy of restricting the suffrage, and all other former Confederate states employed it for the same purpose.
Poll Tax receipt, 1957. Even if they were able to overcome the numerous hurdles designed to deny them the right to vote, African Americans were required to pay back poll taxes. The sum was often beyond the means of the poor to pay. Rosa Parks secured the right to vote in the 1940s after at least two failed attempts to register. This receipt is for her annual poll tax in 1957