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.

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.

'Unfair, uncollectable': how Major told Thatcher he was ditching poll #tax | Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jul/20/unfair-uncollectable-how-major-told-thatcher-ditching-poll-tax

'Unfair, uncollectable': how Major told Thatcher he was ditching poll tax

'Unfair, uncollectable': how Major told Thatcher he was ditching poll #tax | Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jul/20/unfair-uncollectable-how-major-told-thatcher-ditching-poll-tax

Truvada, pill to help prevent HIV, approved by FDA - Associated Press - POLITICO.com

Truvada, pill to help prevent HIV, approved by FDA

Truvada, pill to help prevent HIV, approved by FDA - Associated Press - POLITICO.com

REPUBLICANS STEALING YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE...No Money, No Vote: Ohio Republicans’ Diabolical Plan For A Poll Tax

REPUBLICANS STEALING YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE...No Money, No Vote: Ohio Republicans’ Diabolical Plan For A Poll Tax

No Money, No Vote: Ohio Republicans’ Diabolical Plan For A Poll Tax

No Money, No Vote: Ohio Republicans’ Diabolical Plan For A Poll Tax

Nova Scotia Archives - Census Returns, Assessment and Poll Tax Records   1767-1838

Nova Scotia Archives - Census Returns, Assessment and Poll Tax Records 1767-1838

Federal Court Blocks Texas Voter ID Law, Calling It A 'Poll Tax':  “The evidence in this case demonstrated that the law, like its poll tax ancestor, imposes real costs, and unjustified, disparate burdens on the voting rights of more than 600,000 registered Texas voters, a substantial percentage of whom are voters of color," Haygood said. "That result is precisely what the Voting Rights Act was enacted to outlaw."

Federal Court Blocks Texas Voter ID Law, Calling It A 'Poll Tax'

Federal Court Blocks Texas Voter ID Law, Calling It A 'Poll Tax': “The evidence in this case demonstrated that the law, like its poll tax ancestor, imposes real costs, and unjustified, disparate burdens on the voting rights of more than 600,000 registered Texas voters, a substantial percentage of whom are voters of color," Haygood said. "That result is precisely what the Voting Rights Act was enacted to outlaw."

Ruth Bader Ginsburg destroys GOP’s lie: Why voter ID is the right’s new poll tax Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg destroys GOP’s "voter ID laws" lie:  Justice's devastating critique of Texas voter ID laws shows what they’re really intended to do  http://www.salon.com/2014/10/20/ruth_bader_ginsburg_destroys_gops_lie_why_voter_id_is_the_rights_new_poll_tax/

Ruth Bader Ginsburg destroys GOP’s lie: Why voter ID is the right’s new poll tax

Ruth Bader Ginsburg destroys GOP’s lie: Why voter ID is the right’s new poll tax Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg destroys GOP’s "voter ID laws" lie: Justice's devastating critique of Texas voter ID laws shows what they’re really intended to do http://www.salon.com/2014/10/20/ruth_bader_ginsburg_destroys_gops_lie_why_voter_id_is_the_rights_new_poll_tax/

24th Amendment is signed, outlawing the poll tax...The ratification on January 23, 1964, of the Twenty-fourth Amendment outlawed the poll tax as a prerequisite for voting in federal elections.

24th Amendment is signed, outlawing the poll tax...The ratification on January 23, 1964, of the Twenty-fourth Amendment outlawed the poll tax as a prerequisite for voting in federal elections.

PACER (law) - Wikipedia    "It's a poll tax on access to justice" at 10 cents a copy.

PACER (law) - Wikipedia "It's a poll tax on access to justice" at 10 cents a copy.

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.

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

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

EVELYN THOMAS BUTTS: AFRICAN-AMERICAN TRAILBLAZER WHO SUCCESSFULLY CHALLENGED VIRGINIA’S POLL TAX

EVELYN THOMAS BUTTS: AFRICAN-AMERICAN TRAILBLAZER WHO SUCCESSFULLY CHALLENGED VIRGINIA’S POLL TAX

Adventures in motivated reasoning. How Conservatives justify poll taxes.

How Conservatives Justify Poll Taxes

Adventures in motivated reasoning. How Conservatives justify poll taxes.

Is the Real ID a New Poll Tax?

Is the Real ID a New Poll Tax?

Amendment It was ratified on January This amendment gave every citizen of the United States the right to vote without having to pay poll taxes.

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