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Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 10:05pm

I have trouble even believing that there can be objection to [the proposed bill to require Tennessee voters to have photo identification]. If someone votes illegally, that is my and every other legitimate voter's problem. If someone does not vote because they have to have a photo ID, that is their problem.

Posted by “JDG”

Filed under: City Voices
Tagged: Photo ID

74 Comments on this post:

By: dargent7 on 2/10/11 at 2:42

Is he the Chancellor? Might have to slip him a "Mickey Finn".
Still have any of that brown acid laying around from Woodstock?

By: house_of_pain on 2/10/11 at 2:44

He left a few years ago. You'll be dealing with Zeppos now.
I think he is one of the Marx Brothers.

By: Captain Nemo on 2/10/11 at 2:59

This will only confuse him Paul.

By: Captain Nemo on 2/10/11 at 3:09

By: yogiman on 2/10/11 at 2:40
I already have a cult, dargent7. It's called DoRight. Ever heard of it? Probably not. It simply means for all common sense people to think and do right. What is causing your mental maihem?

I remember Dudley Do Right. Kind of an imbecile.

By: Captain Nemo on 2/10/11 at 3:11

Show proof yogi.

By: AmyLiorate on 2/10/11 at 3:33

Loner better stock up on ramen noodles, rice and beans:

By: Loner on 2/10/11 at 3:37

Yogi did make one good point, everybody wants a fair election, except for the candidates and the political parties. Sure, they give representative democracy lip service; but the truth is that both political parties wish that the other would simply go away.

Gerrymandering the Districts has all but short-circuited any democratic representation in the US House. Most districts are very safe. Such is the case in Western NY. The only way to lose your seat is through scandal.

My own Rep, Chris Lee, resigned yesterday, as I'm sure many of you already know.

Last March, Eric Massa resigned under a sex-scandal cloud; that US District is right next door to this one. The sleaze was bipartisan and both homo (Massa) as well as straight (Lee).

Cuomo the Younger, our new Gov., will have to find the money to finance a new special election....the major parties will have to raise additional millions....this will take time.

Maybe I'll run for that tainted seat myself....the Public Interest Party ticket.? Congressman Do-Rag...I like the sound of that.

By: Captain Nemo on 2/10/11 at 3:43

I am moving to Brockport when the snow melts and vote for Old Loner.

By: Loner on 2/10/11 at 3:48

Thanks for the warning, Amy. I am heavily invested in Cannabis futures. Rice and beans are next.

Recently, I received a notice that my FERS annuity has been cut by 5%...the money went to pay a federal tax increase. I expect to see further income erosion as inflation kicks in.

I may end up on welfare myself, if I live long enough. If the death panels OK me for bennies, that is.

By: yogiman on 2/10/11 at 3:50


You constantly tell me to show proof. How about you showing proof I'm wrong? If you can, I'll admit my mistake. Will you admit your ignorance?

By: Loner on 2/10/11 at 3:50

Thanks, Captain Nemo....pack your carpetbag and stand by.

By: yogiman on 2/10/11 at 3:55

I see where Mubarak will not resign. He has agreed to turn his power over to his vice-president but will not resign. He intends to maintain his office until the next election. After all, he was electe4d to that office by the people. But, can't Oba ma make him resign because he wants him to do?

By: Captain Nemo on 2/10/11 at 3:58

There you go with the name calling again yogi. You made a statement and I want you to back it up with some proof. You can’t so you resort to name calling and want me to prove that you are wrong.

I just wanted to see your proof to your wild accusations.


By: Captain Nemo on 2/10/11 at 4:04

Why does Obama have to make him resign?

By: Captain Nemo on 2/10/11 at 4:07

My bags are nylon Loner. Will that works? ; - )

By: AmyLiorate on 2/10/11 at 4:46

Today at the CPAC Dick cheney was just boo'd and shouted down when he was trying to award Rumsfeld an award as "Defender of the Constitution".

I hope his award looked a lot like a toilet seat and that he proudly displays it on his mantle.


By: Loner on 2/10/11 at 4:47

Uh...that just sounds kinky, Captain Nemo.

You'll fit right in.

By: Loner on 2/10/11 at 5:05

Rummy, Cheney and Junior Bush - the Three Stooges of the War Lobby. They provided slapshtick humor at your expense and at the expense of thousands of dead civilian Iraqis and Afhghanis....and about a million and a half refugees.

Their expensive shtick was not all that funny. All three of those evil clowns should be arrested and spirited out of the country to face war crimes charges....where's Interpol when you really need them?

Colin Powell carried water for the three stooges...a 4-star Stepin Fetchit figure.

By: Loner on 2/10/11 at 5:14

Amy, some groups did not attend CPAC because some right-wing gay rights group was attending the show. The Christians were offended. You gotta wonder, "right-wing gays" sounds oxymoronic, was the offending group actually acting out a double-agent leftist charade?

By: Captain Nemo on 2/10/11 at 5:31

Loner I had hear once from a gay that the gay population was 50/50 as to they were Democrat or Republican. How ever during the Bush administration they felt as if the party had turned on them. They may still vote conservative.

By: AmyLiorate on 2/10/11 at 6:17

No Loner, I believe those were legitimate conservatives. Eh, maybe a few provocateurs mingled in but it's not a free event so that keeps out much of the rif-raf one would think.

It's very possible to be conservative on many issues and socially liberal. I find many many people who are that way. I think even the extreme guys on here like Ben and Yogi are socially liberal. More live and let live.

It's the few in the crowd who are just as radical and fundamental as those they hate. They won't shut up about militant islam. They give many other people a bad name. In the mean time the only real difference between them is the dogma.

By: AmyLiorate on 2/10/11 at 6:28

Another thought on those who boycotted CPAC, if there are some fundamentalist clowns who just can't accept homosexual conservatives into the mix then I'm sure they're welcome to start their own party. Ha ha ha, they'll come back into the fold. They have no other choice. ;)

But they'll leave a lot more room for more sensible people to influence the GOP this week. I can only hope some good changes come about while the bigots are away. Maybe the GOP could even become a party I could support if those clowns stay away long enough. Oh, and they have to kick out bastards like Rumsfeld and Cheney.

By: yogiman on 2/10/11 at 7:46

Amy, am I looking at myself cross-eyed? You commented on Ben and me being socially liberal. I see it as socially conservative. Yes, live and let live, but consider the normal lives of the common citizens.

I object to government control as the current congress feel they are due. I feel they were elected to represent us, not control and rule us.

By: AmyLiorate on 2/10/11 at 8:54

Hey, no one can state their opinion better than themselves. Nicely worded clarification. And the two of us are matched up well on your last sentence too!

I liked what I read in your comments on Mae earlier. She really did Susan Lynn (and the whole state) a big disservice. She's trying to make up ground with some other efforts but I've seen Mae's true colors! Ego/Blind Ambition, not good traits for a politician.

Hey, do you know Tom Arnold? He lives out toward Carthage. He seems to be a well reasoned man.