In a stroke of irony, a federal court has struck down the Texas voter identification law which was passed by duly elected officials, who were voted into office by lawfully, by legal registered voters. This is typical of the upside down world of liberal/leftists who want to expand voting rights to everyone, everywhere until that right is meaningless.
A federal appeals court panel ruled that Texas’ voter ID law discriminated against blacks and Hispanics, and violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The overturned law required voters to bring a government-issued photo ID to the polls. Accepted forms of identification include a driver’s license, a United States passport, a concealed-handgun license and an election identification certificate issued by the State Department of Public Safety.
Liberals consider the Texas law one of the strictest in the nation, and cheer the ruling as victory for voters. The question is which voters?
Voter fraud in Texas, and in other states, is common particularly in south Texas Democrat strongholds. The FBI has anti-corruption task force to clean up the Rio Grande Valley of Texas which has netted dozens of political and local law enforcement officials. In fact, more than any other region in America and almost 100% Democrats and Latino.
Most of the voter fraud, and consequential election of corrupt politicians, is courtesy of “politiqueras”. A Spanish word, commonly known on the border, that means campaign worker. Politiqueras are a tradition in south Texas who help local candidates when they need votes…for a fee.
However, to liberals and their political elitist allies, Texas and other states are guilty until proven innocent. They have been upset about the 2013 Supreme Court decision that blocked federal oversight of election laws in numerous states, including Texas. They considered these states guilty of discrimination, even today, because of past histories of racial discrimination…and the states were supposed to prove their innocence.
Ultimately, these (possibly) well-intentioned challenges to state voter ID laws seem to be about one party fearful of losing elections, and about them playing the politics of fear by scaring certain voters. It will result in expanding the right to vote so that it becomes meaningless, and in facilitating voter fraud and manipulating elections. One again, the liberals’ road is paved with good intentions, but it will lead to disaster.
If there is club that provides benefits and certain advantages to its members, what happens when that club extends those benefits to anyone and everyone? What’s the point of being a member? What happens to the meaning and worth of achievements and accomplishments when standards are lowered so that anyone and everyone can achieve? What happens to the privilege and right to vote of a citizen, when anyone and everyone can vote without proving their worthiness?
In concluding irony, the same liberal groups that oppose voter ID laws such as the Democrat Party, labor unions, and minority advocacy groups demand “credentials” to vote in their organization elections. Is citizenship voting less important?