An excerpt from the Steal Back Your Vote! investigative comic
But thereâ€™s something that you can do to prevent it. Thatâ€™s what this guide is about. Start with page 19: â€˜7 Easy Steps to Steal Back Your Vote.â€™
For many years, top investigative reporter Greg Palast and I have been exposing voter suppression.
This is a deliberate strategy to keep minorities from voting, senior citizens from voting, young people from voting in an effort to suppress the vote and maintain their hold on power.
Our concern is not partisan. We need every American to vote: Democrats and Republicans. You can do all the campaigning you want in a battleground state like Ohio or New Mexico, but if your voters arenâ€™t counted, youâ€™re going to lose the Presidencyâ€“and our democracy.
Pass on this link: www.stealbackyourvote.org. Go to the site. Download copies of this comic book, buy copies in bulk and watch Greg’s BBC Newsnight film. Get out the word! Thereâ€™s still time to steal back your vote!
Jeff Cohen http://jeffcohen.org/ is the founder of the media watch group FAIR. For years he was an on-air pundit on CNN, Fox News and MSNBCâ€”as well as senior producer of MSNBCâ€™s primetime Donahue show in 2002/2003. This is adapted from his new book, Cable News Confidential: My Misadventures in Corporate Media.
Greg Palast will be appearing with Jeff Cohen this Saturday, October 7th, in New Haven Connecticut. The talk will benefit for WPKN’s “Between the Lines” program. Info at http://www.btlonline.org/
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by Jeff Cohen
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