Sharpton Says Voting Rights Is ‘Not Gonna Be A One-Sided Fight’ 1

Sharpton Says Voting Rights Is ‘Not Gonna Be A One-Sided Fight’

 

President of the National Action Network Reverend Al Sharpton discusses his meeting with other civil rights leaders and President Joe Biden where he says they expressed the outrage people feel over voting rights across the country

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44 comments

  1. That’s right we VOTED, we came out and VOTED, now it’s time for him to FIGHT, do the JOB that we VOTED you to do. Democrats acting like the Republicans is the majority. WTF

    1. @Green party of Wakanda uhh you are a troll and it isn’t the IDs that is the problem it is the time they have cut to vote and all the locations they got rid of to vote. They want to do away with mail in and absentee votes which are convenient for our older citizens. They made it against the law to hand water at the polls I mean come on it is a joke and a tantrum

    2. @Hannah Merritt “they have cut to vote” what does than mean?

      Absentee ballots aren’t being done away with.

      You’re either misinformed or you’re dishonest

    3. @Green party of Wakanda they cut the time to vote and if you have jobs it makes it difficult. Context clues and you could have figured it out.

    4. And to cast absentee voting you can only take it to one specified location per county and that also makes it an inconvenience too. I am not dishonest you are just uneducated

    5. @Hannah Merritt Absentee ballots can be mailed in. Is it too inconvenient to stick it in the mailbox?

  2. Spot on! We need to mobilize pressure Joe Manchin and Sinema to vote for HR1 and reform the filibuster or else democrats are toast

  3. THE GOP IS DONE!!!!!!!!! GIVE UP WHILE YOU CAN!!!! DEMOCRATS 2022, 2024 AND FOREVER!!!!!!! BABYLON WILL BURN! DON’T GET CAUGHT IN THE FIRE!!!!!!

    1. @Ras Jahson People on the political left have a certain set of opinions, just as people do in other parts of the ideological spectrum, this is not surprising. What is surprising, however, is how often the opinions of those on the left are accompanied by hostility and even hatred.
      Anyone who studies the history of ideas should notice how much more often people on the political left, more so than others, denigrate and demonize those who disagree with them — instead of answering their arguments.
      In a sense, the political left’s attempts to silence ideas they cannot, or will not, debate are a confession of intellectual bankruptcy.
      The most fundamental fact about the ideas of the political left is that they do not work. Therefore we should not be surprised to find the left concentrated in institutions where ideas do not have to work in order to survive.
      The political left has never understood that, if you give the government enough power to create ‘social justice,’ you have given it enough power to create despotism. Millions of people around the world have paid with their lives for overlooking that simple fact.”
      The whole political vision of the left, including socialism and communism, has failed by virtually every empirical test, in countries all around the world. But this has only led leftist intellectuals to evade and denigrate empirical evidence.
      The vision of the left, full of envy and resentment, takes its worst toll on those at the bottom — whether black or white — who find in that paranoid vision an excuse for counterproductive and ultimately self-destructive attitudes and behavior.
      No one can really understand the political left without understanding that they are about making themselves feel superior, however much they may talk piously about what they are going to do to help others.
      Facts are seldom allowed to contaminate the beautiful vision of the left. What matters to the true believers are the ringing slogans, endlessly repeated. Darwinian adaptation to environment applies not only to nature but also to society. Just as you don’t find eagles living in the ocean or fish living on mountain tops, so you don’t find leftists concentrated where their ideas have to stand the test of performance.
      Wherever you get enough far left people in power, you can find a similar willingness to force everyone into collectivist conformity at all costs.
      The left is not necessarily aiming at totalitarianism. But their know-it-all mindset leads repeatedly and pervasively in that direction, even if by small steps, each of which might be called ‘micro-totalitarianism.’
      What socialism, fascism and other ideologies of the left have in common is an assumption that some very wise people—like themselves—need to take decisions out of the hands of lesser people, like the rest of us, and impose those decisions by government fiat.
      Although the big word on the left is ‘compassion,’ the big agenda on the left is dependency. The more people who are dependent on government handouts, the more votes the left can depend on for an ever-expanding welfare state.
      The greatest moral claim of the political left is that they are for the masses in general and the poor in particular. That is also their greatest fraud. It even fools many leftists themselves.
      No government of the left has done as much for the poor as capitalism has. Even when it comes to the redistribution of income, the left talks the talk but the free market walks the walk. What do the poor most need? They need to stop being poor. And how can that be done, on a mass scale, except by an economy that creates vastly more wealth? Yet the political left has long had a remarkable lack of interest in how wealth is created. As far as they are concerned, wealth exists somehow and the only interesting question is how to redistribute it.

    2. @Jeremy Schissler wow. You must have a lot of time on your hands. Are you employed? Gotta go, I actually have a profession.

    3. @stephanie hummel wow ..you sure are superior ….not sayin much tho since im so stupid right?

    1. @Jules Renard W•H•A•T•S•A•P•P
      + 𝟭 𝟮 𝟭 𝟯 𝟵 𝟮 𝟭 𝟳 𝟱 𝟲 𝟱

    2. Really y’all know him? I even thought I’m the only one he has helped walk through the fears and falls of trading

    3. Seen a lot of story about him, he must be honest and for people to talk this good about him

  4. Biden got his priorities messed up!! Voting rights is more serious than infrastructure right now! What’s wrong with him?? He wins said enough or done enough about this as far as I’m concerned!!

    1. And why is it that the republicans represent the one way side & why is it that they are the ones they do not want it. It’s the people that continue to vote for clowns to continue to roll around in their clown cars

    2. All the laws being passed protect the vote, and allow MORE opportunities. Tell me ONE THING that is ‘trampling’ rights! Just one! You can’t. You believe the lying media and shills like Sharpton.

  5. See that’s the good thing about politics. The outrage people are feeling all over this country the other half the country feels just the opposite and they’re happy about how things have turned out so whatever you talk about how the country feels make sure you put that little point in their half the country feels that way the other half feels just the opposite

  6. The attack on voting rights is so appalling. In Oregon, we vote by mail and I think everyone should have that ability. It’s easy and yet very secure.

  7. ….and Joe Biden and the rest of the Democrats will watch all of you “Black leaders” literally do all the foot/leg work for equal voting rights, and then turn around and say, “vote for us!”

    Whateva!!

  8. Boy, the Republicans sure are dreadful! And the Supreme Court is enabling these awful people!

  9. Here’s 3 easy steps to combat the GOP attacking voters rights.
    1 – make voting compulsory, NO excuses.
    2 – make any and all voting days, paid days off.
    3 – create a national ID, and distribute it free of charge.

    1. Or we could reference the Biden Administrations boast that record numbers of minority voters turned out and voted for their campaign in the 2020 Election? Not quite evidence of voter suppression in my eyes? To add, Democrats want no voter ID requirements so your ideas go directly against their wishes. I simply don’t understand why ID is even a topic. You have to provide ID for nearly everything in 2021? Democrats argue ID availability for low income. Doesn’t seem to be an issue when they apply for the low income assistance and housing? Seems to me not requiring proof of citizenship is more of an attack on Voter Rights than requiring a legal ID, which the GOP wants to require.

  10. States run by Democrats should withdraw the right to draw districts from an independent group and draw it themselves to balance the equation.

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