Mothers Opposing Bush
We are Mothers (and others) opposing Bush because this administration’s policies endanger our families and our country. Our mission is to get the facts out, get the voters out and get this administration out of office.
By the Margin of One Man's Vote Women are Guaranteed the Right to Vote
On August 18, 1920 the ratification of the 19th Amendment had come down to one state and to a 24-year-old man Harry Burns who had been considered a safe vote for men's continued supremacy - before his mother intervened. [Please register to vote now - click here. Then Vote November 2]
Protect the Vote
More than 80 percent of the population of Detroit is black. This is very well understood by John Pappageorge, who is white and a Republican state legislator in Michigan. "If we do not suppress the Detroit vote," said Mr. Pappageorge, "we're going to have a tough time in this election." Oops! Republicans aren't supposed to actually say they want to suppress black votes. That's so retro. It's so Jim Crow. It is important to keep the following phone number handy: 1-866-OUR VOTE That's a hot line set up by the Election Protection Coalition, a group that was formed to identify and stamp out attempts to disenfranchise voters, especially in predominantly black and Latino precincts around the country.
August 26, 1920 — Victory!
We who possess the right to vote and direct the actions of our country from birth hold our rights so casually. Can you imagine what it must have been like eighty years ago when women, for the first time in this nation s history, became true citizens of the United States? [Please register to vote now - click here. Then Vote November 2]
Paperless Electronic Voting
Now you can cast your presidential vote directly from your personal computer at home or at the office. Paperless elections are just around the corner. Cast your vote now and see how computer based elections work for you.
Your vote matters
That's why we are reminding you that your state's absentee ballot request deadline for the General Election is coming soon. If you know that you can't make it to your polling place on Tuesday, November 2, voting by mail with an absentee ballot may be the best way for you to cast your vote for President and your state or local candidates.
It Was a Rout
This was supposed to be the debate that played to the strengths of Bush and his administration. Foreign policy in general and the protection of the United States from terrorism in particular, according to all the polls and every talking head within earshot, are the areas where George supposedly commands the high ground. That illusion came crashing down on the stage in Coral Gables. How else can one describe the demeanor and behavior of Bush, as seen by 40,000,000 television viewers and heard by millions more radio listeners? Shrill. Defensive. Muddled. Angry, very angry. Repetitive. Uninformed. Outmatched. Unprepared. Hesitant. Twenty four minutes into the debate, Bush lost his temper, and spent the remaining hour and six minutes looking for all the world as though he were sucking on a particularly bitter lemon.
Transcript: First Presidential Debate
The following is the transcript of the presidential debate between President Bush (R) and Sen. John F. Kerry (D). The moderator of the nationally televised debate was Jim Lehrer of PBS.
A leader showed up; his name was Kerry
George Bush reiterated time and again last night that it was hard work to run this government. He showed for all to see what a minor mind he goes around with.
Kerry's Debate Victory
Asked who won the debate, a USA Today/CNN/Gallup Polls gave the victory to Kerry, 53-37 percent; A CBS poll said Kerry beat Bush 44-26 percent, while 30 percent declared the debate a tie; and an ABC News poll said Kerry won, 45-36 percent, with 17 percent declaring a tie.
Voices: Presidential debate winner
We asked you to pick the winner in the debate between US President George W. Bush and Democratic challenger John Kerry. Here's what you had to say. ...