Voter Fraud Does Not Exist, Except Maybe In Wisconsin

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Before you read this story, there is one thing you need to know beyond a shadow of a doubt: voter fraud does not exist. Period. Never has, never will. And like state Senator Uvalde Lindsey once said, voter ID laws are simply “solutions chasing a problem that doesn’t exist.” With that in mind, I direct your attention to this recent news story out of Wisconsin: A Shorewood man has been charged with more than a dozen counts of illegal voting, accused of casting multiple ballots in four … [Read more...]

Stuff Happening Around Arkansas

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1. Arkansas’s Medicaid experiment continues to make national headlines, for all the wrong reasons. The Arkansas-Obamacare “private” option has now drawn the scorn of the Washington Times editorial board. Writing last week, the WashTimes pointed out that, as costs continue to climb, the program is shifting more costs to federal taxpayers -- calling Arkansas’s plan to grab more federal funding a “bailout:” Fans of Kathleen Sebelius, the lady who made Obamacare so wildly popular, say her … [Read more...]

A Straight Answer On The ‘Private’ Option & The Scoop On Voter ID (Podcast)

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This week on The Arkansas Project Podcast: House candidate Della Rosa gives a "straight answer" on the PO Obamacare = a huge success, according to facts! 5 things we learned about the Obamacare PO last week The scoop on voter ID developments … [Read more...]

The Q.T. On Voter ID

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Some of the specifics of the Arkansas voter ID cases are a little difficult to follow, so I thought I’d lay out some of the basics for our readers. 1. A central question in voter ID litigation is: is the statute constitutional? A related question is: will the courts find the statute constitutional? (Some people would say that, since the courts get to say what is constitutional, these two questions are really the same.) Last week, Judge Tim Fox found that Arkansas’s voter ID law was … [Read more...]

Barry Haas: ACLU Plaintiff Gone Wild! (Video)

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I was startled to read this recent interview with Barry Haas. Haas is one of the four plaintiffs in the ACLU’s lawsuit against Act 595 of 2013, which requires Arkansas voters to show ID at the polls. I appreciate that the integrity of the ballot is an emotional issue – and that it sometimes causes people to make intemperate statements – but with respect to the accuracy of Haas’s statements, he could have aimed higher. Haas explained during his interview that voter impersonation was … [Read more...]

Legislators, Your Grades Are Posted

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It's that moment you've all been waiting for -- the full unveiling of AAI's 2013 Freedom Scorecard!  The report is the most thorough of its kind to ever be produced in the state of Arkansas, scoring over 100 bills from last year's legislative session. Here's an excerpt from the report: The Advance Arkansas Institute and Conduit for Commerce are pleased to present this study of the 2013 voting records of legislators serving in the Arkansas General Assembly. Arkansas’s 2013 Freedom … [Read more...]

Will You Stand With Us For Freedom?

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2013 was a historic year for the Advance Arkansas Institute. Not only did we work with lawmakers to reform government and bring integrity to the ballot box, we also: Provided daily news coverage and analysis here at TheArkansasProject.com, breaking multiple major news stories, doubling our web traffic from 2012, and reaching the highest traffic mark since The Arkansas Project began its affiliation with AAI Produced a new Freedom Scorecard that grades legislators on their … [Read more...]

Breaking Down The 2013 Freedom Scorecard (Podcast)

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This week on the podcast, Dan gives us a quick Obamacare update and then we launch into a full rundown of the 2013 Arkansas Freedom Scorecard. Here are some articles we discuss: White House in Obamacare panic HHS encourages insurers to fix Obamacare problems 2013 Friends of Freedom in the AR legislature … [Read more...]