Monthly Archives: December 2011

Racial Politics Over Voter Photo IDs

The 1965 Voting Rights Act was created to combat the systematic disenfranchisement of minorities, especially in Southern states with a history of discrimination through literacy tests, poll taxes and grandfather clauses. Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Division of the … Continue reading

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Obama Given Low Ratings by Economists

The Associated Press polled 36 economists on Obama’s handling of the economy. Half of the 36 rated his economic policies as fair and 13 rated them as poor. Only five economists gave him a “good” rating but no one voted … Continue reading

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