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Florida Wins “Poll Tax” Court Battle Against Felons

The Washington Post reports: A federal appeals court on Friday blocked hundreds of thousands of felons in Florida who still owe fines and fees from registering to vote, putting a halt to what was potentially the nation’s largest re-enfranchisement of voters in more than 50 years. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta agreed with Florida …

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SCOTUS Rules Against Felons In Florida Voting Case

USA Today reports: The Supreme Court refused Thursday to let Florida felons who have completed their sentences vote in an upcoming primary without first paying fees, fines and restitution, as the state requires. Voting rights groups had challenged the requirement as unconstitutional, given that state voters approved a constitutional amendment in 2018 giving hundreds of thousands of felons the right …

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Felon Roger Stone: My Enemies Are “Satanic” Atheists

From an interview with Pat Roberton’s network: In January of this year, in the middle of all his legal troubles, Stone attended an outdoor prayer service in Florida led by Franklin Graham. Stone tells CBN News he was desperate, struggling and stressed out. “At that moment, I felt the calling,” Stone says. “I stood up with 500 other people. I …

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Federal Court Overturns Florida “Poll Tax” On Felons

Tallahassee’s NBC News affiliate reports: A federal judge has ruled that the Florida law requiring felons to pay legal fees as part of their sentences before regaining the vote is unconstitutional for those unable to pay, or unable to find out how much they owe. The 125-page ruling issued late Sunday by U.S. District Court Judge Robert Hinkle in Tallahassee …

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Roger Stone “Praying” For Pardon: I’ll Die In Prison

Fox News reports: Longtime President Trump associate Roger Stone, who was sentenced earlier this year to roughly three years in prison for making false statements and witness tampering, said in a podcast released Thursday that he’s “praying” for a pardon from the president — repeating a claim that his punishment would be a “de facto death sentence” because of coronavirus. …

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Imprisoned Ex-GOP Rep. Steve “Benghazi” Stockman Asks Trump For Pardon Over Fear Of COVID In Prison

Yahoo News reports: Pattie Stockman, wife of former Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas), asked President Trump to pardon him amid the coronavirus pandemic so his 10-year sentence for fraud and other white-collar crimes “does not become a death penalty.” Stockman, a conservative firebrand, was convicted in April 2018 of 23 felonies for allegedly misusing $1.25 million in campaign funds for personal …

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Pharma Douche Seeks Release To Seek COVID Cure

The Hill reports: Controversial pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli called for his temporary release from prison on Tuesday in an 11-page scientific paper posted to a pharmaceutical company’s website. In the paper, Shkreli asks for a three-month furlough from his prison sentence in order to assist in the development of a cure for coronavirus. “I am asking for a brief furlough …

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New Kentucky Gov Vows Voting Rights For Ex-Felons

The New York Times reports: A fast-growing movement among states to return voting rights to former felons is scheduled on Thursday to add a prominent convert: Kentucky, one of only two states that still strip all former felons of the right to cast a ballot. The state’s newly elected Democratic governor, Andy Beshear, promised in his inauguration speech on Tuesday …

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Felon Duncan Hunter To Resign “After The Holidays”

San Diego’s ABC News affiliate reports: Days after pleading guilty to misusing campaign funds, Congressman Duncan Hunter has announced he will resign from Congress. Hunter, who represented the 50th District, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal charge of conspiracy to misuse campaign funds for personal use. Though after the plea, it wasn’t clear if the embattled Congressman would resign. “Shortly …

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Ethics Panel Warns Hunter: Stop Voting On House Bills

Roll Call reports: The House Ethics Committee notified Rep. Duncan Hunter that his recent guilty plea means he should no longer cast votes in the House. The instruction is not mandatory, but the panel threatened action against him if he continues to vote. Hunter last voted on Wednesday, in favor of a measure to crack down on robocalls. He did …

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FLORIDA: Voting Rights Restored For 1.4M Felons

NPR reports: Tuesday is a historic day in Florida. Under an amendment passed by the voters in November, as many as 1.4 million former felons are regaining the right to vote. The referendum overturned a 150-year-old law that permanently disenfranchised people with felony convictions. Before the change, people who served their time could apply for clemency to a board headed …

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Jim Bakker: The Prophets Have Foreseen A Major Crisis Before Xmas, So Buy My Slop Buckets Today [VIDEO]

Hemant Mehta reports at the Friendly Atheist: Televangelist Jim Bakker said on his show yesterday that “prophet friends” are warning him that something bad is very imminent. “Within weeks,” they say, “a crisis is gonna hit.” It’ll happen before Christmas! It’ll be “irreversible and shock the world.” Bakker, of course, has a solution to that. The prophets say that a …

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Scamvangelist Jim Bakker: I Don’t Dare Wear A Trump Hat, If I Did I Might Be Murdered In The Street [VIDEO]

“I don’t dare wear a Trump hat. The evil in this country is so bad, if I was a Republican – which I have been my whole life – I couldn’t wear a hat with my candidate on it without concern about being murdered in the street. They’re putting us in a corner and I won’t shut up. “I’m in …

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Jim Bakker: During The End Times, You’ll Be Able To Trade One Of My Slop Buckets For A New Car [VIDEO]

Scamvangelist multiple felon Jim Bakker today promised that when the end times come, you’ll be able to trade his slop bucket coffee for a new car. “I believe Donald Trump was given by God to give us a respite and give us a time of prosperity. Do you think the evil Antichrist spirit is sitting back? They’re fighting tooth and …

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Jim Bakker: God Personally Told Me He Made Trump The President To Prepare Us For The End Times [VIDEO]

“This is what He told me. He said, ‘Donald Trump is a respite in this troubled times and I sent him in grace to give you time to prepare for what’s coming on earth’. God has given us a man who is not afraid to fight. We have a president people think is crazy. They call him crazy, but he’s …

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Jim Bakker Sells “Miracle Gel” Cure For STDs [VIDEO]

“You know the one thing we never talk about, is one of the few gels and products that cures, gets rid of all venereal diseases. This is like a miracle in a tube!” – Scamvangelist and felon Jim Bakker, promoting his Silver Solution Starter Kit, which for a mere $100 will take care of the STDs that God righteously smited …

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New Dinesh D’Souza Film Compares Trump To Lincoln

From the Hollywood Reporter: In a move that could raise the suspicions of his detractors, recently pardoned Dinesh D’Souza tells The Hollywood Reporter that his next movie will liken Donald Trump to Abraham Lincoln, including a poster that morphs an image of the two U.S. presidents. The poster, unveiled here for the first time, features a U.S. flag, images of …

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D’Souza Flames Out In Wild CNN Interview [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Pointing out that D’Souza said that Trump pardoned him so he could be a voice for his principles, Camerota brought up his old tweets with “racist overtones,” including one in which he called Obama’s father “a philandering, inebriated African socialist.” “I’m confused, what are the principles that you are hoping to be able to talk about now and …

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Ted Cruz: I Pressured Trump To Pardon D’Souza

The Texas Tribune reports: U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on Friday detailed his role in urging President Donald Trump to pardon conservative writer and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza, saying he raised the issue with Trump while they traveled together last month in Texas. Trump announced Thursday that he was pardoning D’Souza, who pleaded guilty in 2014 to campaign finance fraud, tweeting …

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D’Souza Mocks Bharara: You Got Fired, I Got Pardoned

Axios reports: In a Thursday afternoon tweet, conservative filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza mocked former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, whose office prosecuted D’Souza’s case and was fired by President Trump last year. D’Souza was pardoned by President Trump earlier this morning. What Preet said: Reacting earlier this morning, he tweeted, “The President has the right to pardon but the facts are these: …

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