Thursday, September 11, 2008

Free to Foreclose, but Not to Vote?

The rights of Americans continue to wither under the heavy hand of political interests, intent on retaining their hold on power. The latest blow came from a Michigan Republican Party Chair.

“We will have a list of foreclosed homes and will make sure people aren’t voting from those addresses,” party chairman James Carabelli told Michigan Messenger in a telephone interview earlier this week.

Eight protesters sit in a Minneapolis jail with no, as in zero, rights. Habeas corpus, gone under the testimony of a single police officer. The right to vote? Potentially gone from the challenge of Republican Party Chair.

Mr. President, Freedom is not prevailing....